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Help understanding skin undertone and foundation
I need help picking a foundation color. I got matched with Remarcable by Marc Jacobs in both shade 10 and 12, which are described as very fair with pink undertones and very fair with yellow undertones respectively. After wearing both coloring on alternating days for a week, I think I'm in between undertones ie neutral. I didn't realize until I went to check online that their is a third color that comes right after 12 described as very fair with peach undertones. Is peach similar to neutral? Should I go back to be color matched again?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Beige is more similar to neutral. Beige is more equal parts of yellow and pink BUT can look too pink or too yellow depending which way your undertone leans, if you don't... see post
All about Luxury skincare! Come in and chat about your skincare, treatments, tools and products
Hello beauty talk members, I see so many color threads here. I love to chat about luxury skincare products and procedures. I am addicted to trying new things and am always on the lookout for something new in skincare.    Have a favorite luxury brand or product?  Have a fav skin tool or treatment? Please share. Curious about botox? Spa treatments and peels? let's share our experiences here .   We can also post good GWP's, and specials.
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HALL OF FAMER mpas / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Anyone try Kypris or Aurelia priobiotic, specifically the oils/serums?  I am still on the hunt for a winter boost! see post
I want to know the best instant cream or serum for deep wrinkles.
I want to know the best product to fill and smooth deep wrinkles.
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Foundation
Can't find a foundation for sensitive maturing skin that won't make my face break out. What brand can you recommend?Help please!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Sensitive is all relevant. What causes your sensitivities? How long after application do you see 'break outs'? Is it true acne or a product reaction? skin type?    Pow... see post
Help! Boscia discontinued their Cool Blue Hydration Essence
Help! Boscia discontinued their Cool Blue Hydration Essence and it was the ONE thing I had to have for my face. Can anyone suggest something similar enough?
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Help - How do I patch test? + Skincare Reactions
I started a new skincare regime and had a terrible reaction all over my my cheeks and forehead because I didn't ease into it like I should have - skin is red, itchy, and feels inflamed. I have a few questions if anyone can help.   1. In the future I want to patch test everything I use beforehand, but I'm not sure what area to patch test on?  I saw online you should test for irritants in the area most susceptible, but I don't want to patch test on my face! My nose and the side of my face is fine and did not react (even though they were exposed to the same products) - so I am worried that if I test behind my ear/inside my elbow I would still react on my face.    2. What I did that night was - Ole Henriksen on the go cleanser (used a lot a few years ago, had no reaction). Then I followed with PTR Cucumber Mask (only new product that night). Followed by Ole's Vitamin C serum + oil (had used for a week with no reactions). I think the redness started after I applied the serum/oil parts. What product could have caused the reaction? The cucumber mask is supposed to be really gentle and I have used his Pumpkin Enzyme Mask with no adverse effects before. Could it have been me combining products rather than a single product that caused it?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
When I've had chemical peels at the derm, they would have me put on professional grade sunscreen right after. I'm not familiar with that spf, try a tiny bit if it hurts... see post
Sephora shopping meetup's! Come in and meet a shopping buddy!
Hello everyone! Would anyone be interested to do some fun meetups for shopping and lunch? I would love to plan a few in my city and hope others would do the same.   I have done this on other forums and it has been great to meet amazing women, a few have become great friends.    I am in Philly and NYC and would love to do both!    Please respond and we can find a day that works for everyone.   Philly meet up would be in King of Prussia Mall. Best shopping! NYC , we can start at Bergdorf's and walk the area.   
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BEAUTY BUFF mzkaffy / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I'm not in a big city but if there's anyone who's close to Syracuse, NY I'd love to meet a fellow Sephira addict or addicts!   see post
Blush recommendations for fair skin
The blush I use now is from Clinique and I don't like it because it's hard to get any color on the brush. I'm looking for something that isn't TOO pink. 
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HALL OF FAMER Insomniacmuffin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I find the tarte blushes surprising pigmented and lovely on fair skin. see post
New Foundation
I'm looking for a foundation that is transfer proof. I have oily skin and it need to help with my acne. I'm also fair skinned.
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Desperate for cellulite help
Hi, I am going on vacation with my boyfriend at the end of the month, I am desperately trying to find a product that helps to combat back-thigh cellulite. Does anyone know of a product that would help with this? Thanks!
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I need help finding a completely un-scented body lotion that actually works. My husband has C.O.P.D. and cannot smell perfume.
I have aging skin and can't use lotions with scent.  What's recommended brands that can hydrate skin all day and not be greasyand smelly?  
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HALL OF FAMER txcatx / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Another brand carried at natural food stores is Nature's Gate. I've been using their fragrance free body lotion for years, and I initially discovered it at Natural Groce... see post
breaking out after exfoliating
I have dry skin mostly and very sensitive skin. I've used Orgins Modern Friction exfoliator twice a week for two weeks. the result was more breakouts. i had more pimples than I started with. is that normal or should a switch to another product?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Purging, to me, isn't the same as experiencing breakouts from a non chemical product, that would be irritation/reaction. With chemicals the skin has to adjust, so 'purgi... see post
Makeup struggles
I have several questions. I have had extremely oily skin and when it was fixed it then started to be extremely dry. I spent forever trying to find a foundation and primer that would work, nothing did. Randomly my skin started to be normal, not too dry or oily but makeup still doesn't completely sit right. It doesn't last long on my face, give it a couple hours and it will look like I have barely to none on. It also oxidizes really bad, I am in the lightest shade but it turns dark. I have looked up ways to fix this but nothing helps. I exfoliate, I moisturize, I prime, and I have even used a setting spray. Ive tried expensive makeup brands and even cheap brands, I have tried full coverage to medium coverage.  No matter what I do, nothing seems to stay on or stay close to my shade.
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trying to choose between two make up sets for our 13 year old daughter wanting to learn
I've narrowed it down to  SEPHORA COLLECTION Geometricolor Palette Blockbuster ITEM 1802198   which i like because it looks like so much and has some guidance, i think.   or    SMASHBOX Master Class Palette: Lighting Theory ITEM 1833425 which still has a good variety ( i think) and potentially nicer quality?  or ?  anyone have any thoughts on comparison?   xoxo y thank you in advance - !! coco
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lovinganvil / NEWCOMER / replied
thanks so much!  really appreciate that - and what i was leaning towards as well so that helps a lot! xoxo c   see post
Highlighters anonymous ! Please come in and share your love of all things sparkly, shimmery and glam.
  What is your favorite highlighter? Hello lovlies!  I am purging my stash and thinning it out. I am only keeping what I truly love.  One of the collections I am keeping is my LE highlighter collection.  I love them!    Here are some pics of my unused ones. It is dark out , so pics not that great!  Please share your favorite highlighters, sparkly shimmery goodness! Post your pics and your faves!   
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HALL OF FAMER jen81 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
😱 So gorgeous! see post
Alternative to Clinique Tinted Moisturizer
Since the Clinique Moisture Surge tinted moisturizer is now discontinued, what is the best alternative? For my under eyes I use Clinique's all about eyes concealer in the shade medium honey and on top of it I would apply Clinique's tinted moisturizer in shade 4. What is my best tinted moisturizer alternative to apply over the under eye concealer, and what shade? Thank you!
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MUFE HD Recommendation
I'm currently really liking the MUFE Ultra Hd foundation, but the shade I have, R230, is a bit too pink. Any suggestions on a different shade?
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Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation Shade for Y303
I went to my local Sephora and they didn't have this foundation in the store but when they found my skin IQ it was a Y303, so I was wondering what shade I would be in this foundation? Thank you! xo
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
No problem. I'm oily combo, but don't use full coverage..popular are the Double Wear and Lancome Teint Idole. see post
What products to use to give life to dull skin?
My skin is very dull and I'm not sure how to get my skin glowy. This isn't an issue when I wear makeup but I would like to not have to wear a full face of makeup everyday. I wash my face and moisturize everyday and deeply exfoliate 3-4 times a week. I drink plenty of water. What can I do? Thank you for your time.
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HALL OF FAMER alexasteph / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Can you let us know what skincare products you are using and what exfoliator you use?  see post
I have never worn makeup and I want to start using it. What type of foundation do you girls recommend me?
I want medium coverage as I'm going to school and I don't want them to notice that I'm wearing foundation. My skin gets a bit oily as the day goes by so I want the product to have a matte finish or something like that. What's the best product for me?
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Primer for aging and oily/acne-prone skin
I'm 38 years old, and I'm looking for a primer that would both fill in wrinkles (especially around my eyes) but also not cause me to break out. Does such a product exist? The creased concealer look is not cute.
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Juliehuff1027 / NEWCOMER / replied
The Urban Decay Brightening and Tightening Complexion Primer Potion works amazing.   see post
I WAS COLOR IQ'ED AS 1Y08. WHAT WOULD BE A BARE MINERALS BLEMISH FOUNDATION MATCH?
Which would be my color. My undertone is neutral and my tone medium. 
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Juliehuff1027 / NEWCOMER / replied
A shimmer shade would be Nars blush in the shade Goulue, a matte finish would be Colorful face powders from the Sephora Collection, color 22 lovesick!   see post
foundation selection help!!!
I need new foundation. I'm currently using IT cosmetics CC cream in shade fair. While I do like that it covers redness and imperfections I do not like that it isn't oily-skin friendly. I don't have time to re-apply throughout the day and I use finishing powder & setting spray. More than that, what I strongly dislike about this product is how pasty white I look in daylight and especially in pictures. I know I'm pale and unless I go tanning (NOT happening) there's not much I can do about it but I also don't enjoy looking like a ghost. I've been reading reviews and watching first impression videos on Youtube and have it narrowed down to Too Faced Born this Way or Makeup Forever Mat Velvet. Any thoughts? Which is better or is there another product that is superior to either of these? Thanks!
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Juliehuff1027 / NEWCOMER / replied
Kat Von D's lock it foundation and concealer work the best.  A cheaper option would be L'O'Real's Infallible foundation!    see post
Mascara search for hooded eyes
I love my shishedo lash curler but I need a mascara that pops on my hooded eyes I like my roller lash by benefit but I feel like in pictures it's not noticeable 😟 please help me find a mascara that will be noticeable in pictures
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What would my Color IQ be for Kat Von D's 52N? Please help!
Last time I was matched, they didn't let me save it to my account, instead just showed me KAT Von D's in 52 Neutral. What would my color iq be in that shade? 
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Can add/find here sephora.com/coloriq see post
PLS SEND HELP MY DARK SPOTS ARE NOT FADING???
ok so I have dark spots on my face and I've tries all the homemade remedies or whatever but they are not fading? I've tried turmeric, witch hazel, lemon juice and neem oil. I'm looking for preferably one product that will help.     thanks so much    
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Nothing will work within a day, but also wear spf daily or spots will not fade. You may need to consult a doctor, spots could be something else. see post