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What color bare minerals serum foundation is equivalent to bare minerals powder in golden medium?
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Eyeshadow dupe? HELP....
Hey I have the Urban Decay naked basics palette and i am in love with foxy and venus. Does any one know of other brands that sell couloirs alike these in singles for a bit cheeper than urban decays singles? Thanks Alexis
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HALL OF FAMER kellsmuneoka / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Venus reminds me of Milanis Bella Ivory and Foxy reminds me of  N° 75 Sandcastle. x see post
Brightening product
Hey there the skincare master! I'm looking for a brightening product for my extremely oily skin. It's in a pretty bad condition, uneven, acne, dark spot so I don't mind to invest a bit more on sth that works! Please help there are so many choices I am lost. Thanks in advance!
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BEAUTY MAVEN PBergeson / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I have been a fan of Sunday Riley's Good Genes for a good two years now. I've gone through five bottles and I have a backup. It's my most re-purchased product (tied with... see post
I'm looking for a peach lipstick and lipgloss to match
I'm looking for a peach lipstick and lipgloss to match
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skin/haircare for swimmers?
I recently started swimming again, to get back in shape. I love doing it and nothing gets me toned faster, but I'm concerned about the affect is can have on my hair and skin. Can anyone recommend some good products to combat the chlorine damage and dryness for hair, skin, and face?       Thanks! 
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BEAUTY MAVEN Gem77 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
"UltraSwim"- I use this one. They have a shampoo and a conditioner. It is likely the most popular one out there specifically for swimming. It neutralizes the chlorine. I... see post
Best smudge free eyeliner in black that lasts long ?
i am a beginner to make up. I have sensitive eyes but what's a good eyeliner that lasts long? I would like it in black.
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Best mascara?
Okay so I have been using Tarte Lights, camera, lashes waterproof mascara. I was good until recently it has been drying up my lashes and making some of my lashes like sort of stick to other lashes and yeah I really need a new mascara that will give my lashes length, volume, no clumps and will be long lasting. Please put some suggestions thank you!!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
If you are looking to stay waterproof, bare minerals makes a waterproof topcoat - lock and loaded waterproof topcoat - can apply over any mascara. see post
Bite Frozen Berries Lipstick
I just bought the Bite Beauty Barberry Frozen Berries lip stick and I love it! Can anyone recommend a good lip liner to match? Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER Loretta55 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Too Faced Perfect Lips in Perfect Berry is a good match for Barberry. see post
Problem skin
The area around my nose is dry yet my foundation slides right off. I even use a primer and setting spray.
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Which primer and foundation do you use? Moisturizer? see post
Make up essentials for a beginner like me ?
Hello beauties ! Feels good to be back with a brand new account 😀 other one messed up. Anyways to answer the question above, I have a long list but please tell me if these products are good or not. Which products should I put in my make up bag for on the go? I have oily skin and have allergies around my eyes. I usually wear a Bb cream with a ligh beigh shade. I'm Asian (monolids) with fair skin tone. Here are the following : Nars Blush, naked basics 2, naked 2 palette, Clinique high impact mascara, Clinique stay matte oil free liquid foundation, Lorac pro skinny palette with neutral colors, Mac blot powder (or what's a better one ?), sephora 's blotting paper, benefit porefessional, urban decay 24/7 glide on pencil, Anastasia Beverley hills brow wiz, Clinique long last gloss wear,tony moly peach lip balm, eos lip balm, Dior lip glow, sephora's color reveal lip balm, sephora collection lip gloss and lip gel, makeup forever full cover concealer   sorry my list is so long I took it off my Pinterest 😊 
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HALL OF FAMER jxw200 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I think Clinique high impact is a really nice mascara if you're looking for a natural and defined look. I like brow wiz and love the Dior lip glow. I found the urban dec... see post
foundation for dry skin
hiii! i'm trying to find the best foundation for dry skin, or any advice that may keep my skin hydrated under my makeup. thank you
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BEAUTY BOSS ngilland / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I'm in the same boat - I started taking spironolactone recently since my skin's been giving me trouble and now I'm even drier than I was when I was on accutane! Hourglas... see post
Anti-ageing facial oils
Hi everyone,   I am in my late 20s and looking to invest in a good anti-aging face oil. I have dry, dehydrated skin and I just want to incorporate something in my routine that can fight skin stressors and maintain the health of the skin for a while. My only skin concerns right now are acne scars (for which I use a Vit C serum and the Caudalie Vinoperfect serum) and just maintaining the overall hydration of my skin at all times. In general, I do have a decent skincare routine in place now.   I was trying to choose between: Caudalie Premier Cru serum/oil, Tata Harper Replenishing Nutrient Complex and Sunday Riley Juno.   I would appreciate it a lot if you gals that have tried any of these would share your experiences and help me make a decision.   Thanks!
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BEAUTY PRO geekbeauty / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Thanks much, Stephanie! I've also heard tons of good things about that one! see post
Marc Jacobs ReMarcable Foundation
I don't have a Sephora close to me so I usually buy online. I know it's hard to buy foundation that way but I'm looking to buy the new Marc Jacobs Remarcable Foundation . I'm not sure what shade to get. I have fair skin and I was recently matched to MUF's Ultra HD in shade 117 Marble. What shade would be the best match in the Marc Jacobs? Bisque Medium or go with a lighter shade? 
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IT GIRL breyannaxo / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
This is MUFE 117 (top) compared to Marc Jacobs full cover foundation concentrate (bottom) in ivory medium 14.  see post
Which Naked Pallet is best for Hazel eyes?
Hi, I have fair skin and hazel eyes which can at times be either a little more green or more brown. It would be a great help if someone can tell me which one to choose. Thank you !! 
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Theodora17 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you so much!! see post
Customized Eye Shadow Palettes 'Buxom vs. MUFE'
Okay, so I am looking to build my own matte eye shadow palette. I first noticed the Buxom Customizable Eyeshadow Bar Palette and fell in LOVE with the mattes. They are SO pretty. Especially the two mauves! I really like the pastel peach and pink, terracotta, and greige as well. I feel like this is a steal because you do get 6 colors and the compact for $40! But, I know how AMAZING the MUFE eye shadows are and that they are def 'must-gets'. MUFE does have eye shadows similar to the Buxom ones I loved. So has anyone tried the Buxom matte shades? if so, how do they compare to MUFE? Should I go for it with the Buxom palette or skip it and grab MUFE? 
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BEAUTY BUFF beauty1bliss / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Thank u! I will be at Sephora tomorrow and the swatch will be the final decision maker! see post
Laura Mercier Secret Concealer, concealer for under eye
Hi, I'm wondering what colour to order in Laura Mercier Secret Concealer. I am C6 in Mac studio fix -- south Asian, medium brown with a yellow undertone. I was thinking of the colour 3 or perhaps 5. thanks! Looking for something that can cover dark under eye circles but not crease into and emphasize fine wrinkles. Search instead for I'm wondering what colour to order in Laura Mercier Secret Concealer. I am C6 in Mac studio fix -- south asian, medium brown with a yellow undertone. I was thinking of the colour 3 or perhaps 5. thanks! Looking for something that can cover dark under eye circles but not crease into and emphasize fine wrinkles.
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Good foundation for normalish skin
I have mostly normal skin and i want a really good foundation that'll cover my acne scars and small blemishes and just make my skin flawless. I was looking at the MUFE mat velvet but i'm not too sure.
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ks359657 / NEWCOMER / replied
thank you so much RandeeBT! I will go try it out! see post
Is Sephora discontinuing Dr. Jart?
Hi, I just noticed that there's just 2 products left in Dr. Jart.  Is Sephora phasing it out?  I love Premium BB cream and there's just a few left in the darker shade.  I need the lightest shade!  Please continue carrying this brand!
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi jube0506,   Dr. Jart is not being discontinued by Sephora!  see post
Highlighter
My jacklyn hill highlighter has a dent in it . It just came in the mail today what can I do ? 
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Jennm98,   I received your private message regarding this! I will be responding shortly.   Always, Danee see post
Desperately Need Color Help
I have had my foundation/ concealer/ eyeliner/ mascara game perfected for a while now but I desperately need color help. I wear the same three eyeshadows (Urban Decay baked, half baked, and ) along with chapstick or a barely pink gloss everyday. Please advise eyeshadows and lip colors for me. I have medium blonde hair, blue eyes, and my skin is fair with a lot of gold tones in it. Thank you!
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TaylorRoberts / NEWCOMER / replied
Hi Randee, Thank you for responding! I like a more natural looks - no purple or green eyeshadow please. I bought some lipsticks but they are all very bright red and dar... see post
Can I return/exchange something I bought?
I bought a contour kit and I have used it 3-4 times, looks like new and everything but it doesn't fit with my color nor my mom's. Could I exchange it without the receipt? Thanks. 
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Jennnnniiiiiii / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you girl! <3  see post
SEPHORA Still Life Alchemy: Pro Airbrush #55
SEPHORA COLLECTION Still Life Alchemy: Pro Airbrush #55   Is this brush going to be for sale in Canada? 
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HALL OF FAMER ilovpurses / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
No need - I actually picked it up at my store tonight. 😀😀 see post
A good SPF product for a day at the beach
I don't usually use SPF products unless they come in my foundation. I don't spend hours upon hours outdoors so I never really felt the need to wear SPF.   I'm going to be spending the day at the waterpark next week and I know that I seriously need some SPF or I'll be red like a tomato, no joke. I plan on buying a bottle of L'Oreal Ombrelle to use on my body, probably with an SPF of 30-45. I'm not sure if this is good to use on my face, I don't want it to break me out and I'm not sure if I'll be wearing makeup yet, I guess it depends on how hot it is and if I really want to deal with the maintenance of it while wet. I might just slap on my Too Faced BB cream which has SPF20.   I do have a sample of the Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield that I got with my last order so I was thinking of using this, either under my makeup or alone. Is this a good product and will my makeup go on smoothly?   Is there anything that's better that I should buy (specifically for my face)? It needs to be somewhat waterproof and have good lasting power. Keep in mind that I'm in Canada so there are certain brands I won't be able to order from Sephora.   And lastly, what waterproof basic makeup products do I need?
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi studz,   I do like the Murad Invisiblur and it's great under makeup as it feels very much like a primer.   If you're looking for more water resistant options ... see post
foundation that provides full coverage for acne scars and is light and not too noticeable?
  I have caramel colored skin (I do have the smashbox foundation liquid halo in no.7 just to give an idea). And I get oily skin in the hot weather and I do have acne scarring and partially sun burnt skin mostly on forehead and chin and the upper part of my nose. My main problem is finding the right foundation that doesn't give the translucent effect so that you don't see the scarring and that can last most of the day and feels light! Also that looks very natural on my skin. I do have a tad bit larger pores that are visible from close up and that gets a little bumpy in the hot weather. I don't have anymore acne or pimples just scars that are slightly prominent. Please help me on this it's really a problem. I really want something that makes my skin look lighter and fair and match my skin tone of my neck that is about 3-4 shades lighter. Thank you!
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi hauteclassy97,   I recommend trying Estee Lauder's Double Wear Stay-in-Place makeup. This foundation has amazing coverage and is extremely long lasting. It is def... see post
Clarisonic- worth it or not?
I have sensitive combo skin, and have a few fine lines. I've always assumed that a Clarisonic would do more harm than good as the bristles looked harsh to use on skin, and I've read mixed reviews on whether or not chemical or physical exfoliators are best. Can anyone share their opinion on them, or any recommendations?
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BEAUTY BOSS ngilland / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I had one and it was way too much for my skin, even using the sensitive brush just a couple times a week.  see post
Flaky Skin When Makeup is applied
What are the best products to use? I normally have oily acne prone skin, so I use products to help with that. But then I end up with my makeup looking dry & flaky...
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi CHoard,   The Proactive system is filled with very harsh ingredients. If you do want to continue using the system, I recommend only using it once every other day ... see post
Is there a product that can make the folds around the lips less noticable?
I'm told the only way to get rid of these "folds" is to have something called PRP or Fraxel.  Is there another way?  Is there a product on the shelves that would make this less invasive?
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HALL OF FAMER meganlisa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Keep your skin hydrated.   As I age I've learned to layer on more natural based skin care (basically the Korean 10 step process) to hydrate skin.  Amazing how the wrink... see post
new primer needed!
hey I want a primer that holds my makeup on place, that also controls my oily skin, and that doesn't break me up. Any sugestions?
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BEAUTY GURU nycmle / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I am OBSESSED with the Becca Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector, it has absolutely become my HG primer!   see post
Julep color treat nail polish
Should you use a base coat under Julep color treat polish? If so, which one? What about a nail strengthened?
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HALL OF FAMER MarciaBrady / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I usually do use a base coat to prevent nail staining. Julep makes a variety of base/treatment combo products. There's at least one that's based on their oxygen treatmen... see post
Blackheads
What can I use to get rid of black heads ? I already do masks and I use dr Dennis chemical peels
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Since blackheads are caused from sebum being trapped in pores and oxidizing, thus giving them that black color, utilize the beta hydroxy acid (BHA) known as salicylic ac... see post