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What kind of scooping tool do you use for jars?
I'm almost at the end of my Glamglow jar and I was wondering what kind of scooping tool (makeshift or store bought I don't mind) you use to scoop up the bits stuck along the sides, bottom, and edges. It's 76$ a jar and I want to get the most out of it. I've used my fingers but there's some places I can't reach. I know Sephora used to sell one, not sure if they still do and if it actually works well for that.
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HALL OF FAMER HookedOnBeauty2 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have a bunch of the Sephora spatulas. Check with some stores around you. They were always sold out online but a few stores I went to always had plenty in stock.  see post
MUFE HD foundation shade
I would like to know what shade I would use in MUFE HD foundation? I have previously used MAC NC20, Bobbie Brown in Warm Sand, Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk in 4.5.
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Gabbie14,   Based on the information you've provided, I matched you in the shade  118 Flesh ! :)   Always, Danee see post
Can you recommend a mascara for fine, long, somewhat oily lashes?
I have a lot of fine, long lashes, but I have a hard time finding a mascara that doesn't make them clump together.  Also, with some brands by the end of the day I have black smudges all under my eyes. I think I have oily lashes that just don't hold mascara well.   I just ran out of mascara and I miss having dramatic eyelashes!  Do you know a mascara I should try that won't clump or bleed?    
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BEAUTY GURU callmefafi / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Thank you! That's very sweet of you.  It really depends on the lighting with my eyes.  In person, under my glasses, no one even notices my eyes are brown.  The mascara I... see post
Good mascara without a plastic applicator, similar to Better Than Sex??(:
BEAUTY BOSS shoegirly / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I agree! Iconic Overcurl is my favorite as well! :) see post
What is a good nail colour for old hands?
What is a good nail colour for older hands?  I am in my 60s.  I know that skin colour is important (I am fair in colour).  Also - I need to have the colour look 'professional'.  Dark colours make my hands look older and light colours make me look like I am trying to be a "young wanna be". I have looked at the hands of other older women and haven't seen a colour that I really like yet.  Thank-you
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @WiseMoni,   Here's a few shades from the brand, Nails Inc., I'd recommend for you:   NAILS INC. Perfect Pink in  Petticoat Lane (nude pink) and  Earls Walk (... see post
Tarte Foundation 12 hour full coverage foundation?
I'm an NC20 in mac, what color would I be in the Tarte Amazion Clay 12 hour full coverage foundation?
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IT GIRL victoria40 / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
I wore mac foundation for 3 years and recently switched to tarte also.  I used to wear NW15 - NW18 and my shade translates to "sand" and "neutral" in tarte because I hav... see post
Heat and Travel friendly
Hi. I am traveling the middle east this summer (around 100 degrees and humidity) and i am in need for some products that will help me survive the trip. I am 16 years old with combination skin and light skin. I already bought oil sheets but i still need some recommendations for foundation/BB creams/etc. and any other products you may think would be helpful. THANK YOU!
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi XSRLX,   If you are going to be flying a lot I say avoid aerosols and large products. For a primer that will help keep whatever you choose to wear on top looking ... see post
Concealer/ foundation compatibility
I use Hourglass liquid to powder foundation and when I use a liquid concealer to highlight, the concealer cakes up. Is there a concealer that is ideal for that type of foundation?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi xJenneJx,   On my skin at least, I find the Hourglass Liquid Powder Foundation a little unforgiving texture-wise, it can be hard to blend other products on top of... 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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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @fashndiva,   Please stay tuned for more information regarding the 2015 Sun Safety Kit! :)   Always, Danee see post
Hair tool suggestion
Hi ladies   I need a hair styling tool mostly for curling. I have fine and straight hair with medium thickness. My hair does not hold style easily, even with the use of products. Also I have never invested into a good tool, its about time I do so. I have been looking into the instyler or the t3 twirl 360. If you have experience of either of these or any suggestion for a good styling tool, please let me know. Thanks!
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BEAUTY BUFF paiute / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I too have recently switched to T3 products... and I'm thinking about purchasing the body waver. Do you like it a lot? see post
Traveling with Beauty Blender
Hello,   I'm wondering what people use to carry their Beauty Blenders when traveling? I'm currently using a case I found at Muji that fits the BB pretty well, but the last time I travelled, I forgot to unpack it right away when I got back, and my BB got moldy.     Interested to see what travel storage solutions people have for this particular item since it needs to be wet.   Thank you!  
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BEAUTY BOSS molkie / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I also use the air.port pouch and it's big enough to hold the blender, a mini blender and a mini solid cleanser. see post
Match this color?
 I have to do this makeup for a show but I can't seem to get the right cheek/undereye color. Any suggestions?
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BEAUTY MAVEN Ikon / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
You can use a hot pink lip pencil (works great for the eyes too) -   something like this http://www.sephora.com/hot-collection-art-stick-P393652?skuId=1685445 see post
What Kind of Tissue?
I have several non-peel facial mask products that say to leave on for X-minutes and then tissue off .  What kind of tissue do they mean?  Certainly not the Kleenex-type nose tissues.  I've seen some discussions about oil-blotting tissue, (wrapping) tissue paper, or rice paper or other oil blotting papers, and even toilet seat covers (!).    But I've never seen anything that expressly addresses what to use for these masks.  Is there a product out there without powder in them, or are we suppose to make our own?  Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Tissue off - Gently wipe off, not necessarily with water. Can be less irritating.   The other papers you mentioned are for picking up excess face oil without disturbin... see post
Laura Silk Creme Oil Free Photo foundation in Beige Ivory vs Bamboo Beige?
I was looking at Cover FX drops, but need less steps as a busy new mom. My color IQ of 3Y06 matched me to Laura M Silk Creme Oil free in Beige Ivory, but that's light with neutral to warm undertones. Interesting, because in person, most pros think I'm cool undertone. I was sampled Rose Ivory and it's so pink and light. I prefer a neutral finish and was wondering if Bamboo Beige would be light enough?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That I may not have the answer to, if you're using the Stay Matte formula in Alabaster then go off that read. I pulled from the Even Better just for kicks to see if it w... see post
Heated Eyelash Curlers
Hey BT! I've been reading a bit about heated eyelash curlers and I'm starting to see a couple of people mention them on youtube. Has anyone here tried using one? If so, which one did you use? I've seen a couple of them sold by Sephora and then heard of others on the market as well. I've never been good with a typical eyelash curler and am wondering if this is something that could work for me.    Also, has there been any information about how safe they are? I am just wondering how safe something that is heated can be held that close to your eye.    Any insight anyone has would be greatly appreciated! 
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HALL OF FAMER shapeshifter / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have the Japonesque one that's just like the sephora one and I LOVE it. I actually still use a regular curler, just to get all the lashes going in the right direction,... see post
Foundation Flashback Question
I'm attending an event next weekend and I'm trying to figure out what foundation to wear. I find that Clinique Even Better lasts the best for me when I have to be outside in the heat, but I'm scared that it'll cause flashback in photos because it has the low SPF. Has anyone had experience with this foundation causing that? Also, does anyone have suggestions for a setting powder? My skin has began to get oily around my T-zone and I don't think my MSF Natural will hold up in the heat. Thanks!
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BEAUTY SAVANT Tracib1981 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I live in Louisiana, so I know all about the heat! I use Tarte Smooth Operator setting powder. I also wear MAC Pro Longwear in the summer. That combination works great d... see post
Sunday Riley products for older skin?
What 2 or 3 Sunday Riley products do you recommend for someone wanting to start a regimen for older skin? I'm especially interested in the oils and a moisturizer.
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Lgbanderson / NEWCOMER / replied
I ordered the Luna Oil today. Thanks for the help! see post
Caudalie or REN??
So i've been looking to get some new products because I feel like my serum was doing absolutely nothing and I just need to add a good mask. I was thinking about REN, particularly the Radiance Perfection Serum and the Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask. I went into sephora today and the BA that helped me was very nice but pretty much every product she pushed me towards was Caudalie and I actually noticed that most of the customers were being helped with Caudalie products, there were stations everywhere (I have a feeling this had something to do with Mathilde Thomas being in the store) she recommended the Cauda lie Vinosource S.O.S Thirst Quenching Serum  and the Caudalie Glycolic Peel. I feel like anytime I tried to ask about comparing the two I couldn't get much of an answer. I know Caudalie is a good brand but I figured I would go to the boards!   Little background on my skin... it's pretty crappy. Dry skin, finally getting over cystic acne that decided not to affect me until I hit 21 i'm now 24, dark marks due to the acne, dealing with few bumpy clogged pores on my cheek and lastly fine lines on the forehead.   Anyway, any opinions on these products? Has anyone used one or both and did you like one better than the other? What kind of results did you see? Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hmmm... Everything I'm finding says that Caudalie doesn't test on animals but because they sell their products in China, the Chinese government reserves the right to tes... see post
Eye cream for mid 30s that doesn't cause milia
I am in my mid 30s and I decided to splurge on the Premier Cru eye cream from Caudalie because I love the line, but unfortunately, it caused me to have milia under both eyes within a week's use and I had to stop using it. I do not have any wrinkles yet, so I want to use a good preventative eye cream to preserve my skin. Overall, my skin is oily around t-zone and combination on other parts of the face. Should I buy the Cauldalie Vinoexpert serum for the eyes and use it on its own AM and PM without any eye cream? Or should I buy the Vinosource SOS eye cream which seems much lighter than the Premiere Cru? I am also open to trying other lines as long as the product is paraben free and comes in a tube or pump, no jar. Please advise. Thanks! 
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HALL OF FAMER vegchililover78 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I use Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream. Not 100% sure, but I believe this product is paraben free. Here is a snippet from the product description...   see post
Skincare for mom
I am trying to find skincare products to get my mom for Mother's Day and have no idea where to start. She is 43 years old, her skin is normal and she has sun spots/damage. Her skincare regimen as of now is cleanser, moisturizer (philosophy's hope in a jar) and sunblock if needed. I'm looking for products with anti-aging properties but nothing that will make her oily. Which products would you recommend?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Nikkimo55,   What is your price range? If you do not have a price range or don't mind spending a bit more, I would recommend the Clarisonic Mia3 White Caudalie S... see post
Foundation for Oily Skin
Hello! So I've recently been trying to find a good foundation for my oily skin especially since the summer months are coming up. I am looking at the Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil Free by Hourglassbut while watching some reviews I heard that it tends to cling to your facial hairs which is not very peaking to me; I also heard that it is for mature skin and I am a young lady so I'm not sure if it would work, I do like the fact that everyone said it keeps you completely matte all day. I've also been looking at the tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour full coverage liquid foundation but I've heard that does control oil. I've also looked I to the NARS sheer glow but don't think that would be suitable for my skin type. I am a cruelty free consumer and need some help, do you think the Hourglass foundation would work for me?
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HALL OF FAMER ashleynne / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I didn't like the Amazonian Clay foundation at all, I found it to be the opposite of mattifying and it broke me out. I love Tarte products a lot (my favorite brand) and ... see post
I'm trying to decide between Cover FX Drops or Ardency Inn drops.
There's no Color IQ for Cover FX drops, but I was matched at P20 by my neck- which I think makes me look washed out and too pink. My pic should be attached of the P20. I'd like to do N20, or even N25 since I think I look so pale in 20. My color IQ is 3y06 and says I'm Light Med Olive in Ardency- which makes no sense because I am Alabaster (2nd to lightest color) in Clinque Stay Matte. I was thinking Light Beige for this brand. I'm trying to decide between the two based on which is best for my sensitive skin, oily t-zone, patchy dry spots and for long wear. I've been wearing the Cover FX for about 4 hours, and it already seems to be breaking up. Help, please. 
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HALL OF FAMER fatimamummy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
malday which color of cover Fx Drops you are using? My complexion is pretty close to yours but I am in Canada and none of the Sephoras around me carries Cover Fx so ther... see post
Belif Vs. Origins - Combination Oily Skin
So I'm stuck in a rut trying to figure out if I should continue with my current Origins regimen or try something new, such as Belif. I have combination oily skin. I'm currently using from Origins the Checks & Balances face wash, Zero Oil Toner, Gin-zing Moisturizer, and Original Skin serum. My face just doesn't feel the greatest after I'm done my routine aka my acne is still evident and my nose is still shiny.   Should I switch to Belif, if so what should I use? Or should I keep using Origins and maybe switch a few products?   Please help! <3  
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HALL OF FAMER meganlisa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I likte origins nut overall belif is a much better line. My advice is to switch see post
Why do I get a burning feeling after using a moisturizer?
I am not a sensitive skin person and never have this problem before. Lately I have been getting a burning feeling after using all kind of moisturizers (FAB, origins, etc.). I mean FAB is supposed to sooth my skin. Can someone tell me why?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Anything that's claimed to be gentle can still be irritating.   Does a splash of water hurt?  see post
Pls Help to find Philip B Blue Spray skin cooling mist.. #cancersurvivor
Hello, I have been searching avidly everywhere online in USA and beyond, for the "Philip B Blue Spray (Skin Cooling Mist)" .. has been discontinued by Philip B, but is still available at some stores.. Any ideas where I can check, or, does anyone know of a product that is comparable to this? Seriously helps bone Cancer & chronic pain (the aromatherapy qualities).. thank you for any ideas/thoughts/help/knowledge that you may have... God Bless You ~LyndsieDee
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Too bad they don't have it. Have you contacted Philip B to see if they may be able to find it and ship to you? I know a few companies that have discontinued programs.  ... see post
Reusing Atomizer,,,,, How to do it?
I am new to this atomizer thing and want help about how to clean it to eliminate all the smell of perfume that was filled in it so it don't compromise the smell of a different fragrance that I want to fill in it..... Thanks
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HALL OF FAMER fatimamummy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks Nika :) see post
i need to find a shade for the Smashbox studio skin 15 hr foundation
I found my color iq by using the foundation from Sephora 10 hr foundation in delicate beige (p) which gave me the color iq 1R03. The color matches good but is not long wearing and I hate that it transfers so much. I want to get the Smashbox studio skin 15 hr foundation. I have heard it's a great foundation for summer and I really want it but nothing comes up when I put in the color iq 1R03. Please help me find the best color for me in that foundation so I can order it online tomorrow.                                                        
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You're welcome! :-D Happy testing/swatching! see post
Foundation for oily skin?
Hey there.   I'm on the market for a new foundation. My T-zone gets super oily and then my makeup slides around and that's not cute. I use an oil control primer and a setting spray so that's not the issue I don't think. I try blotting with sheets or powder, but when it's so oily - sometimes it just all comes off or it cakes instead and it just makes it worse.   I have enjoyed Estée Lauder Double Wear and Double Wear Light, but sometimes I really don't like how...plastic-y it feels on my face. Even when applied lightly with a Beauty Blender instead of a brush it still feels that way. With summer coming up, I don't know if I can handle it.   Other foundations that I have tried that feel nice on my face but don't hold up to the grease pool currently in my graveyard include: Clinique Superbalanced Lioele Triple the Solution BB Cream Benefit Hello Flawless Clarins Ever Matte Sephora Teint Infusion Clinique Even Better Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Makeup Forever Matte Velvet+ Stila Natural Finish Lioele Dollish BB Cream Skin79 hot pink BB Cream And I'm sure there's more I've tried but I don't have.   Got any suggestions? Willing to budget whatever as long as it will work well.   Or is there anything maybe I could mix with the Estée Lauder to alter the texture?   Thanks!        
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BEAUTY MAVEN Stacey6989 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Yea I'm so excited to try it because everything I've heard and have watched on YouTube. I don't know if either one of you watch and subscribe to beauty YouTube channels ... see post
Is an oil cleanser better in the am or pm?
SIGHTSEER JessicaDeFabio / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Thank you everyone so much!!! I just got back from Sephora and I went with the new Glam Glow powercleanse dual cleanser, this way I will have the mud/clay I love and the... see post
bronzer
best drugstore bronzer vs high end? heard a lot about sunny bronzer. any good?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @cpelliccia,   I agree with @BlueEyeAli! I would definitely go with the Too Faced The Little Black Book of Bronzers. I purchased this when it became available, an... see post