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vitiligo
I have vitiligo and would like some advise on a good concealer to cover my my spots on my face and that won't wash off right away.
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BEAUTY BOSS enbeige / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Coverfx is supposed to be really good too.  see post
Skin Care Help Please!
I need advice on skin care that works for a 36 year old that still has acne. Not only do I still have problems with acne, I'm now in my 30s and don't want to create wrinkles. My skin is olive and tends have dark spots where blemishes have been. I also have dark spots along my jaw line which are new in the last couple of years. I'm sure a lot of it is related to stress and hormones, but neither one of those things are going away. I've tried pretty much everything including Obagi. It seems that things people have recommended have either focused on improving the dark spots and made the acne worse or vice versa. Isn't there something out there that can effectively treat both? Any suggestions?
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HALL OF FAMER kalex / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Totally agree on the dairy!  I cut out milk completely and only occasionally have cheese and ice cream.  Within a month or so my skin improved drastically. see post
Want to have flawless Kylie Jenner skin
I have combination skin. Oily t-zone and sometimes dry patches.  I feel like all foundations I've tried are too heavy or are too light basically don't cover anything.  I like the almost photoshopped look Kylie's skin has but which foundation is good for that?
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HALL OF FAMER meganlisa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Sending you a PM. see post
Chanel....chanel...what am I missing....?
Oddly, today I finished the most recent Coco Chanel biography (amazing) and I also got a really weird email through my youtube that if I wanted a boy I should wear more Chanel scents and Guerlain makeup.  Crazy timing (and comment) right?  But I got to thinking...I used to wear Chanel scents and I used to wear even more of their makeup.  The latter I've recently gotten more into ..and the product can be excellent though not always.  So, if I want more boys, or just to buy the best of Chanel, what should I be buying (or is Guerlain a better bet)?
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BEAUTY WHIZ beauty1bliss / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Thank u! It has been enjoyable connecting with women over BT and I have really liked getting to know some of the lovely ladies here! see post
Brow shaping advice requested
I typically get my brows waxed to clear out obvious strays, and pretty much keep things natural beyond that. Being a beauty newbie who is starting to experiment with more involved looks, I keep thinking the portions of my brow that are closest to my nose are a little too bushy and cut off my brow bone a little too much. I'm thinking about carefully tweezing on my (where I can make decisions on each individual hair) rather than go to a salon and risk having too much removed.    The look I am going for is a mild reshape to make my brow bone more visible and give me a little more space to play with colors. Having a fuller face, I suspect I shouldn't make them too whispy.    Is is this a reasonable goal?    Some image of what I currently have going on are below.    Am I nuts to consider reshaping on my own? Should I use a template such as the ABH ones, or just go without? Any favorite templates? If professional help is advised, how to I find a professional who won't over do it?    I realize this this is such a basic question, so I really appreciate any advice I can get!           
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HALL OF FAMER greenchilli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Templates for brows always puzzle me.  How can one have a brow template?  That would be like saying there is a template for a nose...there are no two noses alike.  This ... see post
Can pink hair dye hide my left over nasty green color?
So I dyed my hair green a few months back and I faded it but didn't take all the color out. After that I bleached it, which didn't take out the rest of the green...so then I used One N Only Colorfix (I used it about a week ago) from Sally's Beauty Supply. It seemed like it removed it, but the green is slowly coming back. Nothing is working. My hair is a disgusting embarrassing snot green/yellow color. I wanted to dye it pink tomorrow! Will the pink dye cover it, or will I have to try something else?   Here is my hair color now (sorry, I had just washed it):    I wanted to dye it this color:    Please help! I'm at my wits end.
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BEAUTY MAVEN luvmygloss99 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
If you can, try a color stripper which you can usually find at local drug stores and beauty stores- This will help to get at least some of the green/blue out. I had blue... see post
Lost it all...
Greetings! recently we lost everything due to a house fire, now i need to replace everything including my make up. At the time of the fire i had a drawer full of everything from Loreal to Mac to UD and all in between. This time i would like to have all my products fit in one case, awesome  products that i use daily - not once then end up at the back of my drawer under piles of other products never to be seen again. I am including a picture so you all can help me pick out the best ones for my skin color. (Don't judge! i was at the beach!) Much love to all! Tabitha
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BEAUTY GURU rachelhill / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Hey, figured I'd update: SiJCP in Papillion, NE donated Becca's Champagne Pop to you.  Rockstars there, seriously.     Side note: I do not work at that SiJCP.  I went ... see post
How do I use YSL blur perfector?
I've put it on over foundation, and it make my skin look like it's peeling. It literally looks mottled and uneven.  Am I doing something wrong?
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BEAUTY BUFF TopazBeth / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I've tried it both on top of makeup and on its own. Alone, I use my fingertips and sweep it on in short strokes. On top of makeup, use the applicator and just tap it. see post
Staying matte
How can I keep my face matte all day? I live in a very hot and humid place and have oily skin. What product do you recommend?
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BEAUTY MASTER nycmle / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Becca's Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector is AMAZING! see post
Cleaning SUPER dirty beauty blender?
Hi, I use my beauty blender everyday to apply my foundation and admittedly don't clean it too often, which I know is bad. I just spent 10 minutes washing it with bar soap (I have tried cleaning with face washes and cetaphil in the past and never saw significant results). Is there any better way to clean for dramatic results without buying the BB cleanser they sell. Also, after cleaning I am noticing it almost looks like a candy corn with the top appearing orange-ish, the middle a faded pink, and the bottom a dark pink, with a lot of black around (which I am hoping is not mold) (I don't use the bottom too often). None of it resembles the bright pink it originally was. Is there a way to salvage this beauty blender, or is there no choice but to buy a new one? Thank you 
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BEAUTY GURU candyrivera / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
SO sorry guys! I thought I put it in there lol! Yes, I bought it at shapeways! see post
Finding it IMPOSSIBLE to get the "flawless foundation look".
Hey everyone, So, like I said, I've been having a difficult time trying to make my foundation look as natural and flawless as possible. Basically, my foundation tends to exaggerate my pores and also makes the areas underneath my eyes and mouth look gray (which makes me feel like I look like I have a moustache!) The other areas on my face look decent but I just can't ever seem to achieve the flawless look I see these famous youtubers accomplishing. I just switched to Mac Pro-Longwear foundation (which I love), and I apply with a damp beauty blender. I of course make sure to apply a moisturizer and primer before, and then set with a powder, bronzer, blush and then finish with a seeting spray. So what am I doing wrong?!
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BEAUTY BOSS krtty1125 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Another vote for the peachy concealer before you apply foundation on the grayish areas.  I really like Benefit's Erase Paste.  Looks crazy going on, works like a miracle... see post
Removing Items from my cart?!
This is mainly just a curiosity thing, but this isn't the first time it happened. I am hoping this isn't going to kill the awesome positive vibe we have back today!! But when you are in the process of checking out, is there a way to make sure that your items in your cart stay your items? I had the Naked Flushed that was in the sale section in my cart twice. On 2 different days, and it has been taken out because I have been continuing to shop. :-(
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BEAUTY MASTER Tracib1981 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I never thought i would say this- but be more like ticketmaster. You get 5 minutes before it bounces back. see post
Makeup brushes!!
What are some of the best eyeshadow makeup brushes? I dont know what to do, if i should    spend a lot of money on a 3 mac brushes? OR spend a little bit of money on real techniques brushes?    
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BEAUTY SAVANT bloom9159 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Agreed! Although Haks + Goss (and Chiku, etc.) aren't necessarily great "starter brushes". I feel like they need to be worked up to, ya know? They need to be treasured l... see post
Live Chat with Jaclyn Hill and Becca Cosmetics
  This chat is now closed! Thank you for your participation!    Ditch the YouTube comments section and ask a star vlogger a beauty question you’re dying to know. Visit this thread on August 18 between 12 and 1 pm PT to participate in our live Q&A with Jaclyn Hill and BECCA Style Director Kerry Cole. Together they’ll be sharing their highlighting secrets for creating a lit-from-within glow, including tips for using the limited-edition BECCA x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in the universally flattering shade Champagne Pop.   Be sure click “Follow this thread” on the right side of this post to be notified via email when one of your questions is answered.
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Melanie159 / RISING STAR / replied
I hope you realize Jaclyn how big of an inspiration you are! I've been a subscriber for years and it's crazy to look back and see how much you've grown. You are a real d... see post
What are your favorite highlighters?
Highlighters and contouring are the talk of the season. I wanted to start a thread where everyone can list their skintone and highlighters they own/like for different occasions. It could be a useful resource for anyone looking for highlighters. Are you guys in? I will start.   Skintone: Medium/ Mac NC30ish Highlighter Liquid- Becca Opal (Love it, most used), Benefit high beam (too light, good for fairer skintone) Cream- Benefit Watts Up (Good match, don't use it often) Powder- Kevin aucoin celestial powder in candlelight (Love it, most used)    
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HALL OF FAMER njattana / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Estee Lauder Heat Wave, Nars Albatross, Becca Opal, Armani Fluid Sheer #2, and the golden pink highlighter that was a part of Tom Ford's Pink Glow palette.   I've yet ... see post
oily skin whit huge pores
i have super oily skin with huge pores that is also acne prone.  i need a treatment that i can use before make up and at night.  i have tried different make ups but my pores are still showing thru and my skin starts shinning about an hour after i apply make up.  what is the best thing to use?
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BEAUTY MASTER glossforevery1 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
You can find this at the drug store for around $12. It's full of vitamins for your skin, it won't clog pores, it's not greasy feeling or will leave you shinny. It feels ... see post
Eyes & All
I am absolutely in love with makeup! I am very serious about it too and would like to open up more makeup doors and enhance my makeup range.   I only own a few products, but i am not satisfied with the quality. I have purchased things like loreal or maybelline (really cheap eyeshadows) to try and do the eye tutorials, but every time I use these cheap eyeshadows it looks absolutely horrible! It looks like a small layer of brown stuff on my eyes, it doesn’t distribute the colour evenly and the worst bit of all, there is no pigment in the eyeshadows. I know that if I at least get good quality eyeshadow kits, maybe the outcome would be different. My only wish one day is to be able to purchase amazing brands and experiment for myself, but I do not have the money for these experiences.    My questions are;   What are some of the BEST and PIGMENTED eyeshadow brands out there (for a natural look, a smoky eye look, and a going out look).   What are the best contouring kits out there (I have been ripped off by a contouring kit that doesn’t even apply the product to the face).   I recently purchased some brushes online but got completely scammed. The brushes don’t even pick up the product! That was one of the worst purchases I ever made. I do not want to make the same mistake again with the brushes. I was wondering if you could list some of your favourite: foundation, contouring and concealer brushes best eyesahdow and full eye brushes (it doesn’t matter how many) best lip brushes   I dont mind spending the money if i know its worth the money. But i am limited with the pricing.  Thank you so much for all your help!   look forward to your replies  
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HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi Tina!   If you are looking to get some higher-quality things but limit your spending, sets, kits, and palettes are a great way to go. Some brands have a noticeable ... see post
Virgin to skin routines, help!
Basically I'm a slob.  I'm, 23 working full time in the city, and having a 2 hour or more commute ONE WAY.  So I have not been taking care of myself.  But now I won't be having that crazy commute anymore and I want to start looking like I care what I look like.   -combination skin, oily t-zone but can get dry in other areas. -have a break out once in a while but nothing too bad, black heads as well -no real skin sensitivy that I can think of  -I just want to have nice skin for days when I don't want to wear make up and for days that I do want to my make up will look on point because I started with a good foundation (my skin!)
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BEAUTY SAVANT hopkinss33 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
There are a few basics that make for a really quick and easy skincare routine (seriously...like most of it can be done in the shower and the rest is maybe 5 minutes a da... see post
Foundation Color
I'm currently using Sephora Collection 10 Hour Wear Foundation in 23 Light Neutral Beige, I'm looking into Nars foundation All Day Luminous Foundation what would be a compatible color?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Stephm1980!   I inputted your Sephora foundation shade into the Color IQ feature and it does indeed show a match to the All Day Luminous from Nars (Vallauris): ht... see post
Nars Concealer with Beauty Blender?
I was wondering how well the Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer works with the beauty blender (original and mini). Does it blend/look better than just using your finger? Does using the beauty blender affect how it will look/last throughout the day? Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER infinitise / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I love the combination of the two. I apply concealers before a foundation so it matters how my concealer is settled on the skin.  my favourite concealer to use is the N... see post
I have two other Sephora beauty's, how can I add those points into my online account?
I have two other Sephora beauty's, how can I add those points into my online account?
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HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You will need to contact customer service so they can merge the accounts. If you scroll to the bottom of the website and click the "Customer Service" link you can find t... see post
trying to find a too faced, eye shadow from "joy to the girls" palette. SUGAR PLUM...
Hi, I'm trying to find an eyeshadow from "too faced" It was in last years "joy to the girls" palette...the shade was SUGAR PLUM....can you help where I can get it ...or the closest shade possible, even from another brand..thank you...
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Beauty Talk is one killer resource! :-D Here's to you getting one step closer to finding a dupe! see post
eyeliner and going back to college look
My eyeliner ALWAYS goes away on my waterline. So im looking for a dark (no liquid eyeliner) for my lower waterline. I dont like to keep sharpening them either. Im also very new to makeup. I went inside your store and I couldn't choose, What do you recommend on buying. I'm going to be going to college. So i want the older but elegant look. Bold eyes is a must,
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BEAUTY WHIZ rachenall / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Hands down, the Marc Jacobs gel eyeliner. It is smooth and creamy, so it doesn't hurt when your put it on your waterline like some eyeliners do. Plus it lasts a really l... see post
Nude or Warm Nude, from Too Faced Born This Way collection
I have neutral skin with both pink and yellow undertones. Yellow is more predominant. I left the store today with Nude. According to my Color IQ 2Y05 Nude is the perfect match.  It blended beautifully into my jaw area, but am I better off with a pink or a yellow undertone? Which one would best liven up the skin tone? Will the Nude (pink undertone) accentuate hormonal Rosacea? 
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HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I would take the "___ undertone" official descriptors with a grain of salt. Many brands lean one way or the other; there is no absolute scale of what is a "yellow" vs a ... see post
Facial Radiance Capsules
Does anyone now if facial capsules expire?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Feel free to reach out to The Body Shop's customer service as well! :) see post
A good bb cream
I am currently searching for a light bb cream that can help blur my teenage breakouts and that is good with oily skin. I would also love if it could give me a nice radiant glow. Any suggestions? Any products that are good for this would be extremely helpful!
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BEAUTY WHIZ beauty1bliss / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
http://www.sephora.com/photo-finish-more-than-primer-blemish-control-P379830?skuId=1523422 Here is the link to the smashbox one  see post
Facial hair, help with texture for makeup.
Ok..deep breath. I am a female who unfortunately has awful facial hair issues, which in turn I have to shave. My jawline and chin area can be smooth as can be but when I put makeup on, it looks rough and bumpy up close. I use Tend skincare after shaving to help with razor bumps and irritation. No matter what primer or foundation I use this is the end result. Is there anything I can do skin care wise or makeup wise to help minimize this? I am so embarrassed about this and feel like people are always looking at this part of my face. I use purity face wash, Clinique mild clarifying toner, and Clinique moisture surge. I also use Clinique men's exfoliating face scrub before shaving to try and get a good close shave.
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HALL OF FAMER Sonny4President / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Personally not a fan of facial waxing, but for some people this method is their life. see post
I have oily acne prone skin, which moisturizer with sunscreen should I use?
I'm looking for a good moisturizer with sunscreen that will help moisturize my face, protect my age spots from getting darker but wouldn't add to my already oily acne prone skin. Any suggestions? I used to use Hope in a Jar with SPF, however I cannot buy this product now that I'm in Canada.
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HALL OF FAMER jisub89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have the same skin type and my favorite sunscreen is EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46. It's formulated for acne-prone and sensitive skin. Aside from the  zinc oxide providing br... see post
I need a moisture infused, long-lasting lipstick. What would you suggest?
NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi arlenek11,   Bite's Luminous Creme Lipsticks work well for me when I want something that's bold and long-lasting but won't dry out my lips:   http://www.sepho... see post
what is the best self sharpening eyeliner?
who has the most colors?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Marc Jacob's High Liners (waterproof) are an automatic pencil that twist up; however, their tips do dull and since the barrel encasing them is a hard plastic, it can't b... see post