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erinmnu
school pictures.... HELP!!
i have school pictures coming up and I'm trying to figure out what foundation i should wear. i have extremely oily skin! and I'm debating between the "Nars Matte Foundation" and the "Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation". I love both foundations, but which ones will make my skin look the best?
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Cupcakecandy
HALL OF FAMER Cupcakecandy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I haven't tried either, but based on a quick search, it seems like Nars Matte would be a better option. The GA Luminous Silk is very light and oil free and looks very go... see post
susanaa
How do i tone down the brightness of OCC lip tars?
I have three OCC lip tars; Queen, Grandma and Pageant. I don 't wear them much because they look very neon and bright,  but love the colors and would like to wear them more. How can I tone down the brightness/neon-ness? I tried mixing them in store with light tone lip tars like Hush, but they were still bright. Please help!
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HarlemJPN
BEAUTY GURU HarlemJPN / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I didn't know that! Thx for sharing. see post
Shaelynn
Space between false eyelashes and real eyelashes?
I didn't take a picture so I can't really show you what I'm talking about unfortunately. I went in for a lesson on how to apply false eyelashes and I felt it went fairly well except for the fact that there was a space between my false eyelashes and real eyelashes. I felt it was noticeable for anyone speaking face to face with me. Can you apply eyelashes so there isn't really a space? Like is it bad to have them sitting on top of your real lashes? I don't really know. My pair is from Make Up For Ever if that helps?
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IAmLadyLiterary
HALL OF FAMER IAmLadyLiterary / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
See I have really curled lashes naturally which I find fights against applying them exactly on the lash line so I have really work at it and close my eye as much as I ca... see post
leeneiry
is there any moisturizer that is cruelty free and natural ?
IAmLadyLiterary
HALL OF FAMER IAmLadyLiterary / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I love LUSH!  They are CF, natural and they perform incredibly well.  My favourites are Celestial and Cosmetic Lad because I have dry skin. see post
Sohi
Help please for eyeliner
Hello, I Have the Bobby Brown gel eyeliner in black colour. Whenever I am putting it on, I have noticed it becomes dry very quickly even I am applying it ( I do winged eyeliner look and  that takes time)  And sometimes I see black powder like fall out too while applying. My brush goes stiff. What to do??? please help. I try wetting the brush beforehand then wiping on towel paper before starting. I do it repeatedly while applying it on as otherwise its too dry. why doesnt it glide on
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infinitise
HALL OF FAMER infinitise / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I tried everything to do make the bobbi brown gel liners work, but I ended up throwing them out and buying a different one..  I microwaved them, cut a plastic wrap and ... see post
ArmywifeJ
HELP!!! Need a new BB/CC!!!
I currently use Tarte BB Tinted Treatment Primer and I love it. I don't wear much make up, but need sun protection for my lupus. And I like something with a lot of coverage to hide my redness. But I'm finding that in the Georgia humidity, it's getting cakey very quick. I love the light mousse texture for my sensitive, combo skin. Any suggestions for another light BB or CC cream?
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susanaa
IT GIRL susanaa / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
I recommend It Cosmetics CC cream. It has an SPF of 50 and is full coverage without looking cakey. The finish is natural and glow-y. I use it without primer and it lasts... see post
jcmb
Skincare for Dad
My dad's bday is coming up and I'd like to get him some new skincare items. He's in his early 60's, Caucasian, enlarged pores, few eye wrinkles (crow's feet) and that's pretty much it. His skin is in good condition and I want him to keep it that way. For him I want a daytime moisturizer with broad spectrum spf, a cleanser he can use day and night and possibly a night moisturizer. In other words, keep it simple. Also, he does not seem to have sensitive skin and he uses an electric razor so he doesn't need shaving cream.   Any suggestions? (And it doesn't have to be just what Sephora sells). Thanks in advance!!!
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HarlemJPN
BEAUTY GURU HarlemJPN / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
In addition the great suggestions below, try the Art of Shaving. They have skincare products as well as shaving products. This recommendation presumes that your father w... see post
ilovpurses
Tips to create this eye look please
This picture is from the Charlotte Tilbury line - can you guys help me recreate this eye look with Sephora products? Thanks. I wonder if the red in the Marc Jacob Siren palette could be used? I have that.  
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meganlisa
BEAUTY SAVANT meganlisa / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Chanel Hesitation from the Etat Poetiques collection (still on Nordstrom's site) looks similar to that reddish/burgundy/purple color.  It's maybe a touch less red but a ... see post
Taylor232
Which products are best for my skin?
I am currently struggling with breakouts. I'm 23..never really had a problem with acne except the occasional spot, but now I break out pretty much everywhere. It is not severe acne; I would say moderate. I get a few spots on my cheeks, around my chin, nose, and forehead, and it's just getting annoying. I have tried various brands: Murad, Origins, drugstore brands, First Aid Beauty (which actually broke me out although I really wanted to love it), and my most recent is Kate Somerville's Detox Cleanser. I do like it since it seems to clear up my spots, but it's soooooo drying. My skin has never been so flaky, even when I follow up with a moisturizer always. I use the cleanser only once a day, moisturizer twice a day, Exfolikate about two times a week, and I just can't stand how flaky I get. If I had to describe my skin, I would say that it is acne prone, and more on the dry side rather than oily. I have just recently ordered a Caudalie kit for hydration. Would this be a good option for my skin even though it is not specifically targeted for acne?
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY SAVANT ballerinagrl / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
With acne it's difficult to recommend products, since everyone's skin is so different - I'm even finding this within my own family! One of my teenage daughters has had g... see post
sweepea32
best tarte color/shade blush for redness/slight roscea
I recently bought tarte liquid foundation-tan honey shade. At the store she put a blush on me (I didn't buy it then) copied down the shade and LOST the name. It was tarte and perfect for my skin tone. I have a reddened tone and the foundation was great but the blush that was a non-pink color helped my skin tone also. Any ideas what shade I should buy for the blush and not redden my skin color to help compliment the foundation? thanks!!
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TrysBeautyItems
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
They also make a blush in flush. see post
ElsieSnow
Blend a pale face to a tan neck?een
I've been applying SPF 30 to my face for years...but I haven't been regularly applying it to my neck. This year, I was out in the sun all day and my arms/shoulders and neck got some color. Now I look like a pale polka dot on top of a tan body when I put my foundation on!   Can you help with some ideas on how to not make this look so different? I wear Cover FX G30 with their anti aging primer and setting powder. It is a perfect match to my facial skin, but looks a little paler than my collarbones and shoulders.    Should I wear some bronzer or use some other kind of contouring makeup? Should I put self tanner on my face? I hesitate to do that because I have rosacea and some dark spots and I don't want that to look worse. Could you recommend some brands or where to place it so it looks natural? Thank you thank you!!
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ElsieSnow
BEAUTY MAVEN ElsieSnow / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Thank you for the ideas. The G40 looked dark in the store, but at the time I was trying it on my face and not my neck. I think I'll try the N colors and see if that is m... see post
GinaCliffe
Please help me re-creat this look
My sister loves this look and I have to re-create it for her for an event on Friday. I've tried it on myself a few times but just can't get that purple right. Any suggestions? Does anybody out there know which purple this is...brand? Thanks in advance!!
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Mcakes
BEAUTY WHIZ Mcakes / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
So gorgeous!  see post
mrsgina
Can anyone recommend a retinol cream
Looking for a retinol cream for sensitive skin, that doesn't have tons of other frills.
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Kimberley7
SIGHTSEER Kimberley7 / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Check out Paulaschoice.com. She reviews makeup & has her own skin care line. She sells 6 different retinol products. None of her products have fragrance & they are great... see post
fluffymuha
What do I wear to a Sephora interview?
I got an interview, guys! I'm, as they say, scaroused. I'm so scared to mess up! What do I wear?? Should I put on a bit more makeup to show them I'm a serious addict? Any help will be greatly appreciated!
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jcmb
BEAUTY PRO jcmb / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Definitely I'd agree and say whatever you feel comfortable with. And stick with products you already use and know work for you. Nothing worse than wearing a new lipstick... see post
JamieBelle
Non -comedogenic powder?
So I am currently using Epiduo (to get rid of acne as recommended by my doctor) and I want to wear light makeup just to make my face look a little better and not so red. When using Epiduo, you are only supposed to wear non-comedogenic makeup. So I was looking for a BB cream and powder that are non-comedogenic. I found the Aveeno clear complexion BB cream which is non-comedogenic (which I haven't bought yet), so I thought I would try that. But I have yet to find a non-comedogenic powder. Know any good ones? Also if anyone else is using Epiduo, let me know your experience with wearing makeup, I'm a kind of scared because I only wear mascara right now and my skin is so sensitive that it hurts a little to remove it.
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TrysBeautyItems
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm acne prone, very sensitive and have used epiduo. Don't use it everyday, every other day is fine, and after its dry moisturize. It could also be too strong for you, h... see post
ashe18
IN DESPERATE NEED OF HAIR TREATMENT ADVICE/SUGGESTIONS
So I desperately need either a leave on conditioner treatment, mask or oil for my hair. I get split ends like crazy(i guess it doesn't help that I straighten out my hair often) also maybe if I could know of any hair product that also helps with frizzy and really wavy hair. Thank you I'd really appreciate it! 
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LarissaLaDonna
BEAUTY BUFF LarissaLaDonna / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I use the Redken; All Soft,line. It works wonders! It's meant for dry hair. I use it everyday and it smells amazing. It's smells,like, a light coconut/vanilla scent. It ... see post
Steffienurse84
Which Make Up is Best?????
I am looking for a good foundation to make my skin look flawless, I was using Covergirl but I want something more medium to full coverage. I'm very pale, you can actually see the veins at the corners of my eyes and mouth. I also have oily, uneven skin, dark puffy circles under my eyes (that are hereditary) and I'm starting to get crow's feet! I've tried Lorac foundation and hated it, it caked really badly. I want a make up that is going to go on smooth and matte and not crease or wear off. I also need advice on a good primer.
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Steffienurse84
Steffienurse84 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you everyone for your awesome feedback, I really appreciate it :) As for my skincare routine, it's pretty rigorous. I cleanse my face every morning, use retinol cr... see post
jzzbby369
Wanna use primer but very oily skin
Hi I'm new here.  I'm looking to start using a primer but I've never used that before.  My skin is very oily and usually whithin 2-3 hours my foundation stops working.  My face will start getting oily again.  Or are there any other suggestions to help my makeup last longer and face less oily??
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Jzzbby369,   A primer will really help your foundation stay on and make it go on more smoothly. I suggest the Sephora Collection Anti-Shine Foundation Primer. You... see post
KJ1000
HOW TO GET RID OF WRINKLES/LINES UNDER EYES?
For quite a while I've had lines/wrinkles under my eyes and i can't understand why. I'm 18, what would you recommend to get rid of them?
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HarlemJPN
BEAUTY GURU HarlemJPN / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
And use sunscreen every single day of every single year -- including around the eyes! see post
Sunflowerglow
I'm a medium beige in Bareminerals...what shade for Nars Radient creamy concealer??
I'm a medium Beige in Bareminerals....what shade would I be in Nars Radient Creamy Concealer???  
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Sunflowerglow. I recommend the color Custard or Ginger in the Nars Creamy Concealer.  Try it out in the store first to make sure you get the right match! :) -Laur... see post
RedFoxHeidi
Streamlining face makeup routine- with consideration for acne.
Hellooo Beauty Talk!   I recently posted asking for the best all-in-one foundation so I can streamline the routine. I've been using a drugstore set (Maybelline Fit Me) out of habit and want to step up my game. Andy reccomended NARS and I'm pretty jazzed about its great reviews, but I guess I really can't do JUST foundation. Here's the lowdown:   I'm working on clearing up my acne (yay, being responsible and washing my face every day), so I'd like to keep as few products on my face as possible, while still hiding what blemishes I have until I have better skin. BB's and CC's just don't provide heavy enough coverage as much as I like their multitasking abilities. So, based on rudimentary research and what I know, I'd like to streamline the face to a primer and foundation, and powder if I MUST, though I'd like to avoid it. I'm considering using a Smashbox Primer, either the Photo Finish More Than Primer - Blemish Control, or Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer. Do I need to use a salicylic acid moisturizer if I use the Blemish Control primer? Can I use the Color Correcting primer all over or just red spots?   After this, foundation per earlier post.   Finally, I'm guessing powder is completely optional depending on if I like how my foundation finishes. Right?   If anyone is going through something similar, has multitasking product reccomendations, or advice in general, I could really use it!   XO RedFoxHeidi
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TheSocialQuota
BEAUTY WHIZ TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
BM Mineral Veil is more expensive per ounce than Meteorites but you can purchase in smaller amounts loose or packed. Has no discernible scent and helps set my other prod... see post
sammy1430
Shade foundation help
Currently wear bare minerals matte in golden medium want to try Bobbi browns foundation stick.  The shade "natural" seems closest or shall I go with warm natural or something else?
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi sammy1430,    I think the shade Beige in Bobbi Brown's Skin Foundation Stick will be the closest shade to the Bare Minerals Matte Foundation in Golden Medium. :) see post
sharma
I am the shade 3.5 in YSL Touche Eclat, what would be my shade in Dior Radiance Booster pen?
RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Sharma,   If you use the shade 3.5 in YSL's Touche Eclat, I recommend trying the shade Vanilla Glow in Dior's Skinflash Radiance Booster Pen. :) see post
ilovpurses
New Fresh Lip Serum and lip conditioner
I kind of have 2 questions - I am using the Fresh Lip Serum every night - am I understanding correctly that you should use a lip balm/conditioner over it?    If so, that's my second question - recommendations. I have used Fresh's Advanced lip conditioner and I do like it but just looking to try something else.   I don't want SPF as I only use this at night, and I don't like pots - I like products in tubes that I can apply directly to my lips. I also don't like anything too wet and gooey. I bought MACs Lip Conditioner and I hate how gooey it is.    Any suggestions besides the Fresh ones? 
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi ilovpurses,   I really like First Aid Beauty's Ultra Repair Lip Therapy. This lip conditioner does not contain any SPF and does not feel sticky or heavy on the li... see post
mavonne
which shade in Bobbi Brown corrector???
I have a light complexion with yellow undertone. I use the Tarte Amazonian Clay Airbrush Foundation in the shade fair-light neutral and Nars moisturizer in the shade  Alaska . My UNDER EYE CIRCLE is really bad... I tried the Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Custard, but it did not really help with my dark circles. That's when I decided to get this corrector. But I am really confused about he shades chooses. Should I get in Light to Medium Bisque or peach or what?
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waterbaby1981
HALL OF FAMER waterbaby1981 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have fair skin with pink undertones and use Porcelain Bisque when my dark circles are really bad.  My sister uses Alaska and has yellow undertones like you do and uses... see post
sheila1011
Recommendations for red eyeshadow.
I'm looking for a really good red eyeshadow. I bought Poppy from MUFE, but I think it's too orange. I don't want to buy any Halloween makeup because I really want red in my eye color rotation. Any suggestions?
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aviscardi
HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ouh do you have a swatch of that, its on my list lol. Also another cherry color listed below from mufe   and how red are you looking , like MUG bitten or much brighter... see post
pvbgal
if you had to put together a "grab & go" makeup bag, what would be in it?
End0ra
BEAUTY MASTER End0ra / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
It depends how much color you want in your life.  If you just want to go with neutrals, there are sooo many good palettes out there.  Smashbox has just put out a travel ... see post
EPaden
Cellulite or whatever
I keep seeing stuff for your butt area. Not sure if I'm calling it right 'cellulite'? How do you know if you need it? What are products supposably to do? What would you recommend for sensitive skin people?  
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fluffymuha
BEAUTY GURU fluffymuha / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
That's usually my criteria when I go out shopping! Something nice for my face. Or shoes. :D see post
Shaelynn
Do I need to book an appointment or anything for a lesson on how to apply fake eyelashes?
Do I need to call or book an appointment to get a tutorial on how to apply fake eyelashes?
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kevinbt
kevinbt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Shaelynn! Yes! You will need to book an appointment with your local store for this. :) Go ahead and click on the link to get started with your reservation!    htt... see post
ashleenicoleex3
Foundation Help!
What goes on less cakey? Powder/ Mineral foundation or Liquid? i'm struggling so much with liquid foundation because it looks sort of cakey and textured.. How can I fix that?
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andyhtrieu
HALL OF FAMER andyhtrieu / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Is your skin already textured and bumpy? What's your current skincare routine? If it's not the foundation, it could be your skincare.  see post