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Minimized Mommy Makeup...
Ok so I am a mother of 4 and many times I just don't have the time or the energy to do my makeup/hair...   When I don't get done up I look like death, seriously I have the worst dark circles under my eyes and look like I haven't slept in forever (which is most of the time)...   I would like to know what are some of the products of you use, what are your routines and favorite items so you don't look dead but doesn't take more than 5 minutes tops?   As always thanks for your help!!!
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BEAUTY WHIZ ImHisAngel / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
http://www.maskcara.com/tag/4-minute-makeup/ see post
how do you add points from a in-store receipt purchase?
I recently bought products at a Sephora store and I forgot about my Beauty Insider card. The cashier said that I can go online and use my receipt to get points from my purchase, but I can't find a link or a way to add the points. Does anyone know how to redeem points from a receipt?
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Slaboezveno / NEWCOMER / replied
I have the same issue, how can I add points from in-store receipt?   see post
MUFE HD Foundation & MUFE Pro Finish Powder Foundation
Hi, i wear MUFE HD foundation shade N 128 Almond, whayt shade should i use of the MUFE Pro finish multi use powder foundation? Thanks!
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Foundation color match help.
Mac nc 30 what color in Nars all day luminous weightless foundation 
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Powder Foundation Help!
Hi!   I wear the shade G30 in the Cover FX powder foundation, so what would be my shade in the Make Up For Ever Multi-Use Powder Foundation? Thanks!   ~Kate
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Kate,   I would recommend  128 Neutral Sand in the Make Up For Ever  Pro Finish Multi-Use Powder Foundation! These shades are very similar and seem to be a close ... see post
What shade am I in Laura Mercier Mineral Powder?
I am Medium Tan in Bare Minerals Mineral Powder...   Thank you so much.
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Gabriella0504,   I would recommend  Pure Honey in the Laura Mercier Mineral Powder but definitely suggest trying it out next time you visit a store to make sure i... see post
what shade will i be in georgio armani luminous silk foundation?
For shade reference I am mac nc42 ,Nars syracuse ,Bobbi brown honey. Yellow/golden undertone (no orange/pink)
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @anyasmom,   It is common to have multiple Color IQ numbers. I, too, have three different Color IQ numbers which are 2Y08, 2Y09, and I believe 1R08 (hardly ever 1... see post
Why should sunscreen be the last part of my make-up routine?
I was just doing some research on different sunscreens and noticed that some people said to use sunscreen daily and have it be the last step-after all of my make-up is put on. I prefer a matte finish to my face and whenever I have tried to put on my sunscreen last, I've never been satisfied with the outcome. I usually put my sunscreen on after my moisturizer but before my foundation and I've never had a problem with it before. Is there a reason why I should put on my sunscreen last? (And if so, what kind of sunscreen can I use to keep my face looking matte instead of shiny?)
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HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Concur with everyone else.  My sunscreen is only last when I do not wear makeup.  If I wear makeup, it is the last thing I put on BEFORE makeup.  I honestly think applyi... see post
Foundation question
I have been using Laura Mercier Silk Creme foundation for the last couple of years.  I see that it has been discontinued/reformulated.  I need a suggestion for a new foundation.  I'm not interested in the new formulas as I've not seen too many positives about the product in comparison to the older version.  I have Rose Ivory & could go a tad lighter because I have to be very careful to make sure it is blended with  my neck.  I have fair skin with a pink undertone.
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BEAUTY CELEB gracealberti / BEAUTY CELEB BEAUTY CELEB / replied
I use the silk creme original in Rose Ivory as well, i recently switched to ysl touche eclate in b40, and it works amazing. I put a touch of Chanel's vita aqua luminaire... see post
HELP! Evil tan lines.
So about a month ago, I was on spring break in Florida and decided to wear a bathing suit that left me with awkward tan lines around my chest and collarbones. Well, I have a dance to go to in 10 days and my dress is strapless. You can see my problem, right?  I've never tried a self tanner and I'm very leery of doing so, but I'm desperate. Some of my concerns about using a self tanner are will it be too dark, how long would it last, and would it be hard to remove if there was an issue? If someone could help me out I'd be very grateful.  
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BEAUTY CELEB Sunriseh2o / BEAUTY CELEB BEAUTY CELEB / replied
Totally agree with Laura... another nice trick is light bronzing powder (I like the one from Tarte), a contour brush, and a makeup setting spray (I use one from Coola). ... see post
Bronzer and Blush
I have NC30/NC35 skin and am looking for a bronzer that is not orangey. Any suggestions? I would also like to get a Nars blush. I have dark brown/black hair and dark brown eyes. Which shades would suit me? Thanks in advance!
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @1irisle2,   I agree with Randee! The  NARS Bronzer in Casino is beautiful and would look great on your skin tone! Another one of our best sellers is the NARS  Bl... see post
Dried out Dipbrow?
I've had my dipbrow for maybe 2 months now and it's starting to dry out. Is there any way I can fix it or do I need to get a new one?
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HALL OF FAMER HookedOnBeauty2 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
This sounds like a good idea. If there is any type of oil in it it probably stays at the bottom therefore drying out the top. I always store my makeup wipes upside down ... see post
Foundation Color
I am the color Cream Chamois in the CLINIQUE Superbalanced Makeup foundation. I was wondering what foundation color would match my skin for the NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation  
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Doris17,   Unfortunately, it does not appear that there is an exact or a close match in the Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation based on the foundation y... see post
Estée Lauder double wear
I wear Bobbi brown foundation stick in golden natural4.75 what would be the comparable shade match for Estée Lauder double wear?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @may76,   I recommend the shade,  Honey Bronze 4W1 , as your closest match! :)   Always, Danee see post
What BB/CC cream shade would compare to Lancome's Matte Neutralle II?
I'm hoping to use Dior's Nude BB Cream in tandem with the Lancome Dual Finish for my daily moisturizing/foundation routine. The only foundation that I've found that has ever truly matched my skin tone is Matte Neutralle II by Lancome in their Dual Finish product. I'm fairly pale most of the time, yet have olive to neutral undertones.   I'm hoping to get a good BB/CC cream to wear with the dual finish product in order to help treat and cover my acne. I will also be purchasing a new concealer, however I'd rather have this focused exclusively on covering my dark circles, as I find many concealers just cause my sometimes cystic acne to become dry, flaky, and very red, or oily products cause further breakouts.   It may be important to note that I'm not 100% set on the Dior Nude BB cream, it's just the one that seems to have the best reviews. I would love to be able to visit in store to swatch everything out, however I am an 8 hour drive from the nearest store.   Bonus points if you can recommend a good concealer for me! Preparing to buy a completely new foundation/concealer/moisturizing routine.
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi AllysonW,   I recommend trying the Dior Diorskin Nude BB Creme in the shade Fair 002.  :)      http://www.sephora.com/diorskin-nude-bb-creme-P377753?sk... see post
Concealer
I use Bobbi Brown foundation stick in Golden Natural. Which concealer shade should I use?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @1978TK,   I recommend the Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit in Warm Natural! :)   http://www.sephora.com/creamy-concealer-kit-P285605?skuId=1317874   Alwa... see post
Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage SC-2 or SC-3
Hi, can you recommend which Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage I should get for my 2Y05 skin, please? Thank you.
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi IngaE,   I recommend trying Laura Mercier's Secret Camouflage in the shade SC-3.    http://www.sephora.com/secret-camouflage-P109931?keyword=LAURA%20MERC... see post
AmorePacific Color Control Cushion Compact
I'd like to order AmorePacific Color Control Cushion Compact to try it but don't know what color to pick. I'm 54, fading blonde with fairly light skin. What color would you suggest I try?
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi HPKim,   The lightest shade that the AmorePacific Color Control Cushion Compact is the shade 104 Tan Blush. This CC Cream does sort of self adjust to your skinton... see post
I'm thinking of purchasing the ABH Dipbrow Promade.
I want them to look natural and not obvious that they're filled in or anything. Wanted to make sure what shade fit me best before I purchase it online.   My hair color is dark brown, almost black. What shade should I get?
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HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
thanks!! I think I will probably get it for days I have more time to perfect my brows :) see post
Sephora Super regenerating oil serum
I purchased Sephora Regenerating Oil Serum a couple months ago.  Now I can't remember if it was to use in place of my Philosophy When Hope is Not Enough or for another purpose.  If it was to replace the Philosophy product does it do everything that When Hope is Not Enough does?
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi DonnaTut,   The Sephora Collection Regenerating Oil Serum and Philosophy's When Hope Is Not Enough both have very similar purposes. They both help firm the skin. ... see post
Sensitive Acne prone
Hello. Could you please recommend some good skincare lines for sensitive, acne prone (active breakouts) skin? 
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BEAUTY WHIZ KayM12 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
The Boscia black line has really helped me with my acne. It's effective and it's gentle. I like the Luminizing Black Mask and the Black Hydrating Gel. Either Boscia or P... see post
Will there be a Sephora Favorites Sun Safety Kit for 2015?
i think the sun safety kits were out the first week of May in 2014, so hoping that means that we have less than a month til they are out in 2015. Any word on a release date yet? I love the sun safety kits!!
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HALL OF FAMER calcutta / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
http://www.sephora.com/sun-safety-kit-P396622?skuId=1702067&country_switch=ca see post
How do I pick a concealer colour? Do I need concealer?
Hi,   Funny to admit, but I'm 30-something who never wore make-up even semi-regularly until the last 6 months.  I got colour matched at a Sephora and came out as Colour IQ number 2R04.  After half a face in foundation mousse, my consultant recommended Laura Mercier's Oil Free Primer, Tinted Moisturizer, and Mineral Powder for my foundation.  This is working really well for me, but I think I'm over-embracing my recent fondness for make-up.  Now, I'm convinced I need everything that everyone else is doing, lol.   What I really wonder is ---> how does a person know if they need concealer?  How do you choose a concealer colour?  Do I need concealer?  How do I use concealer without looking cakey? Included are photos of my face with make-up and without for reference (part and hair colour slightly different).        
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BEAUTY MAVEN lyannastark / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
If you have areas that foundation alone isn't covering, I'd say get concealer. Honestly, you look really good without, though. see post
Foundation Color Choice
Any suggestions as to how to pick the right shade of foundation when the actual product is not available to try? I've ordered from Sephora online before, but am wanting to change and try a new foundation, and am wondering how to choose the right shade. I don't want the hassle of ordering, waiting for it to ship, just to find it's the wrong shade and have to send it back. 
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi spaws83,   It can be challenging to find the perfect shade when shopping online as there is no way to test it on your skin to see if it is your exact match. Howev... see post
Kat Von D Lock It Tattoo Foundation Bottle
Is there a way to see how much foundation you have left in the Kat Von D Tattoo Lock it Foundation bottle?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Gotta thank the handy world of Google Image search :) see post
Color match
If i wear Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk in 4.5 what shade do i need in Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Radiant Light? Thank-You!
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SPECIAL GUEST Chrissy01 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Thank-You, choosing the right shade is stressfull and your help is greatly appreciated. I am disabled and going to the store is not an option for me. see post
I have trouble making my blush/bronzer last longer than 4 hours
I don't wear powder nor liquid foundation but I do use a primer underneath and urban decay setting spray.  I do regularly exfoliate, moisturize etc.  What else should I be doing?
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SIGHTSEER catsnarkle / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Thank you!  I will try layering with cream blush/bronzer first! see post
Shade match<3
Hello lovelies, I am shade 202 in Dior air flash. What shade is that in sephora perfection mist and Laura mercier oil free tinted moisturizer?
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BEAUTY MAVEN sun23 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
was dark on me see post
best eyebrow products?
i have okay eyebrows. when i shape them they look good but i want to make them look fuller. is there any eyebrow product i could use.  btw im REALLY BAD at making them look good even with art education.... i dont want them to look like i actually drew them on, i want them natural. i tried anastasia brow pomade, not good.
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BEAUTY BUFF haleyhamill / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I know you might not want to hear this, but maybe give the dipbrow pomade another chance. As you get better at filling in eyebrows and start to want different looks, it ... see post
Alternate Foundation?!?!
I have used Kat VonD Lock it foundation in light 48 and YSL foundation in Beige 40. I want to try Tarte Amazonian 12 hour full coverage foundation but I don't know which color. Can you please suggest a shade??
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi deelaque,   I recommend trying the Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15 in the shade Light Neutral.    http://www.sephora.com/ama... see post