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lip Exfoliator
What is lip Exfoliator for? Is it a must have item?
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jemly
BEAUTY GURU jemly / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
thanks anna. i'll add that when i do exfoliate my lips i mix raw sugar with olive or coconut oil, scrub my lips, then rinse it off. always helps ! see post
VMG07
Primer
What would be a good primer to try for combo/dry/oily skin? I have rosacea as well so something made for sensitve skin would be perferred.
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AnnaBT
AnnaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi VMG07,   I agree with LHart6, the Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer is a really good choice, I use it too. It is smooth, silky and easy to apply. For the rosac... see post
OliviaElan
Is Urban Decays Naked Liquid Foundation really worth it?
I like that it comes in a light olive shade but I just don't like the price! Are there any other foundations that are better and come in a light olive tone?
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malday
HALL OF FAMER malday / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The UD Naked Foundation is my favorite for everyday use and, when looking at the entire spectrum of non-drugstore foundations, is pretty reasonably priced. see post
Shamhat
Concise Korean skin care literature?
I am planning to give my mother and sister night time Korean skin care ritual sets for Christmas. I bought towelettes, toner, the Amore Pacific exfoliator, and Lancome Energie de Vie essence. I am planning to give them gift certificates to pick out their own serum. I assume they already have a water-based cleanser and moisturizer.   Can anyone recommend a guide for me to include? (I still haven't figured out whether to put sunscreen or Philosophy Total Matteness on first!)
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TrysBeautyItems
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Might have found a how-to book   The Japanese Skincare Revolution: How to Have the Most Beautiful Skin of Your Life--At Any Age   Website: ratzillacosme 's article... see post
jennnayy
Which Clarisonic Device to Purchase?
Hello! I am 27, and have oily/combination/sensitive skin that is very acne prone. I get breakouts all over the face, but especially on the cheeks and chin area. (I've been dealing with acne for over 12+ yrs). I am looking to purchase a Clarisonic device, and wasn't sure which one to get. Should I get the Mia1 or Mia 2? (Is there a huge difference between the delicate/universal speed setting?    Thank you!
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chouchou07
BEAUTY BOSS chouchou07 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I have the Mia 2 and it is doing wonder to my skin. my acne has lessen since i started using it.  It is a WARMING, about the brush. You MUST start with the DELICATE BRU... see post
lovetoloved
Murad Cleansing Oil vs Boscia Makeup Breakup Oil?
I am currently in my 3rd month of Accutane. I am almost done with my Boscia Makeup Breakup Oil. I saw that Murad had something similar.   For those that have used both which one do you prefer? The Boscia one hasn't irritated my skin so not sure if the Murad one would.    To remove my makeup or just clean my face I first use a makeup wipe to remove the initial layer and then to get in deeper I use the Bosica breakup oil. 
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AnnaBT
AnnaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Lovetoloved,   You are right, these products are really similar. I personally like the smell of MURAD CLEANSING OIL better, it seems more fresh to me. If you are ... see post
draperk
natural colores
What do you reccomend if i want to wear foundation but make it light. Also what would you use for a natural colored lip gloss
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NikaBT
NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi draperk,   The answer to your question will depend on what kind of foundation you're looking for - a cream/liquid or a powder. Personally when it comes to my dail... see post
kam71
Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealor Kit match please!
Happy Sunday all!   I currently wear BB's Creamy Concealor Kit in Warm Beige.   I'm looking at purchasing her under eye corrector...I have some dark circles...they're not terribly pronounced, but even under concealor they are visible.   I have come to understand( Tx to BT!!) that a peach-ish color is good to offset the color of circles; mine are blueish.   Any suggestions as to what shade to try?  There's a light peach, and a peach amongst other colors.   I would obviously be using this prior to concealor....Anyone used it, heard about it, thoughts?  I'm open to other brands/suggestions as well.   TX so much for your time!   ~KAM
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TaydeBT
TaydeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Kam71, The Bobbi Brown corrector is a perfect choice to go with your concealer. Because you wear a Warm Beige with her creamy concealer, I would recommend going for... see post
OliviaElan
Is it possible to have light olive skin?
You see I don't have fair or medium skin,it looks like olive skin only lighter (in the winter,in the summer it turns more medium) I don't burn,freckle,or peel,and I'm really struggling to find foundation/bb cream/powder that will match,everything looks cakes if I get a product that's too light,and It doesn't look natural if I grab something darker. If anyone could help that would be great!
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kariyava
HALL OF FAMER kariyava / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I feel your pain.  I have light/medium olive skin, and while people like us have lighter olive-toned skin, there are very few foundations that cater to our skin tone and... see post
eboneezer
Foundation just doesn't look right...
Hey everyone!   I got color matched in store. I'm wearing NARS Sheer Glow in Macao. It matches color wise, but for some reason it just doesn't look right.  It looks too yellow and my skin looks sallow and flat. Then I tried MUFE in #75 and my skin looked red. How can I get my foundation to look better ? I need a foundation that can make my skin look brighter and to match my undertones. I have combination/dry skin and lots of dark spots btw.     Thanks!
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chouchou07
BEAUTY BOSS chouchou07 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I try Nars sheer glow last year in Macao, it was a bit darker and orange on me. Liquid foundation does not work for me, althouught i am dry-combination. I now wear powde... see post
morghanhelena
Anastasia dipbrow pomade
  in the brow wiz im in medium brown what color would i be in the pomade?
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Ramieee
BEAUTY MASTER Ramieee / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
i use the brow wiz in medium brown and recently switched over to the pomade in the same color.  its a tad dark for me and tricky in application.  you want to control the... see post
angels123
How do I keep my baby fined hair tangle once it is drY?
I have baby fine hair that is long. I condition it and put a leave in conditioner in it but it still tangles from rubbing against my collar or turtleneck. What product is best for this?
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OliviaElan
OliviaElan / NEWCOMER / replied
Instead of using a leave in conditioner go for an oil,your hair will be frizz free and the oil will ease friction that causes tangles,also for detailing in a shower get ... see post
ilovpurses
Lip Primer recommendation
I want a holy grail lip primer. I want one that is not drying (already suffering with dry lips and winter has barely begun). I want it to stop lipstick feathering and bleeding and lock in color so I'm not reapplying every hour.    I don't want it to be either slippery nor drying.    Is Guerlains Kiss Kiss worth a shot? 
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etscore1
HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks for this thread. I've been looking for one as well and had my eyes on the Guerlain KISS KISS primer as well.    The MAC one is intriguing, but it's not really w... see post
myjess
Major Dark Circles Problem - help me... pleease.
I have dark circles under, around, in between my eyes. Legitimate, unrelated to sleep, dark circles. If I wear eyeshadow I look like I've been punched in the eyes.  I've tried Lemonade, Fake-up, Smashbox under-eye brightener... the problems is that it's not just under.  It's all around.  I'm fair-medium skin, late 30's, very few fine lines (I don't suntan) with dark hair and hazel eyes.  And, to boot, I get eczema under my eyes.  HELP ME.  Seriously, I'm looking for products, colours, all around eye suggestions. This image has not been edited.  This is my dark circle problem....
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY GURU ballerinagrl / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I have hereditary deep dark caves under my eyes, and have had since childhood. I've been fortunate this year in that I've finally found some skincare products that have ... see post
lemaislove
EYE BROW HELP
Ok so this morning I got a emails saying the product I used to do my eye brows isn't going to make any more of it.... So I was wonder if anyone knew what other products I could use for my eye brows.. I want to get my eye brows like the one in the picture. What would I need to do them?? ike this!!
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calamityjane85
HALL OF FAMER calamityjane85 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
^agree as well. dip brow is amazing! see post
elizabehtl
Under-eye concealer that will work with my myriad of skin issues
I am 43 and a fair skinned caucasian.  I have hereditary dark circles under my eyes (seriously - they are there in pictures when I was 3) made worse by allergies.  My skin is dry, starting to show a little age around the eyes and top top it off I get eczema around my eyes from time to time.   I am looking for a concealer that will help masque these dark bags. But at the same time not be dry or accentuate the line below my eyes. Anything I have to set with powder is also a problem as they all instantly look cakey.   I feel like I have tried everything!   Cle de Peu (both matching shade and a honey to counteract the blue). Settles into lines and looks heavy. Amazing Concealer. Same as above - looks like paste. Make up Forever.  Did nothing. Trish McEvoy Under eye brightener (which I like but still  doesn't  quite cover enough). Bobbi Brown Corrector and Concealers. Fine but not enough coverage for the effort. Touche Eclat (A joke for models who sleep 10 hours a day :-) Laura Mercier - way too dry and mixed with moisture  doesn't  cover Benefit - Erase Paste and Boing all trigger allergies and  eczema  attacks - cannot use this line. So - is there a great mystery product out there I haven't tried?  Im not expecting a miracle and for them to vanish without looking like I am wearing a mask, but something to minimize would be great.  Or am I stuck just  buying  bigger glasses and hiding behind them?
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Gwenhwyfar
BEAUTY BOSS Gwenhwyfar / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I should also add that I have extremely sensitive skin with an overactive histamine response.... No irritation from this product at all!   If you also suffer from dryn... see post
collybear
ambient lighting powder color for medium fair skin, blonde, green eyes, age 45
Hi , may I ask which ambient lighting powder color  you would recommend for medium fair skin, blonde hair, green eyes, age 45??      
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DiVWA
HALL OF FAMER DiVWA / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It depends on the effect that you want. If you have redness, Diffused. If you're warmer toned and want a touch of warmth, Dim. If you want a little bit of undetectable s... see post
shawtygirl
Touche éclat highlighting pen
What shade should I choose from the Touche éclat pen, my complexion is light to medium and I  would like to use it mostly for highlighting? 
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EvelynShops
BEAUTY WHIZ EvelynShops / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
You're very welcome. Glad to help :) see post
debs94
Silicone
I have a sensitivity to skin clogging silicone (dimethicone, simethicone, all the "cones"), which manifests itself in cystic acne on this 60 year old face. Is there a product line that uses NO silicone? I spend so much time reading labels in the store that I alert store security! Help!
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AnnaBT
AnnaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
HI Debs94,   Korres is a good choice for a non-silicon skin care line. I recommend to try the  Korres  Brightest Skin Wild Rose Collection set, as it combines the ba... see post
EmmyCarter
Clearing my acne up?
I am in desperate need to find a product to get rid of all this acne. I know a lot of it is stress related but I am uncertain of what will work. I've used Proactiv and it has helped but I am looking to see if something is better. I don't want to waste money on something that won't be effective. Any ideas? 
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ZannaBT
ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi EmmyCarter,   I would recommend the DERMAdoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser (which you can use AM and PM) and Kate Somerville's EradiKate Ac... see post
prkymisti
Dior Waterproof Mascara
I love my Dior Waterproof Mascara but I am constantly wiping away smudges......any ideas on how to make it stick or a different brand?
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skintester
HALL OF FAMER skintester / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Have you tried using it with a primer? I found that Diorshow (or any mascara) sticks better by applying 1-2 coats of lash primer first (like  DiorShow Maximizer Lash Plu... see post
Faceitpaige
VIB discount?
Just a quick question... I re-qualified for VIB around October 25-29. I don't remember the exact date. Sorry. Then around November 11 or so I became VIB Rouge. I was just wondering where my code is for my VIB 20% off that I usually get when I re-qualify. I also remember the girls telling me that I had the code but couldn't redeem it until the next time I came back. This was before the F&F sale. I just figured since I jumped from VIB to Rouge so quick that it got lost in the cosmetic world out there. I'm trying to check out online right now and was hoping if anyone can tell me how or where I can get my VIB code to apply to my shopping cart right now. So when I re-qualified for VIB, I never got any thing but when I got the Rouge, I did receive that little black Rouge back. Help please...
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ZannaBT
ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Faceitpaige,   Unforunately, you had to qualify for VIB or VIB Rouge before 10/24/14 in order to have qualified for the 20% off promotion. We're sorry about that!... see post
Vaashtii
Lip liner suggestions
I am wondering what lip liner (Probably from NARS) would match a couple of shades from NARS Audacious line. I am looking for matches to Charlotte and Bette. They are relatively close to each other.    I have never used lip liner before, but I've been reading about how to get the most out of your lip color and get it to last longer. Everything I've read mentions using liner.   Thanks in advance! 
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Vaashtii
BEAUTY BUFF Vaashtii / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Thanks for the suggestion!! I will check it out when I'm back to shopping for myself. :)  see post
Martinigal100
My eyelash curler is widder than my eyelashes. How do I find one that fits?
skintester
HALL OF FAMER skintester / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Which one are you using? The same thing happened to me when I tried the Shiseido curler and had to send it back. You have to find the right curler for your eye shape to ... see post
allabouttheface
Quesiton for MUFE FULL COVER CONCEALER :(
I am having hard time when blending the MUFE FULL CONCEALER when the climate turns cooler. I mean it work perfectly during the warmer months. It never break out on me and love the coverage, but it turn a bit cake-y or un-skin-like. Now, I have tried mix it with my Diorskin Star Foundation and the result does improved but it still not ideal. I am a brush person and I am just wondering does BeautyBlender would be the key here?
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allabouttheface
SPECIAL GUEST allabouttheface / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Can you recommend any brush that have a domed round/flat brush with short bristles? Because I am currently using the Sephora Pro Air Brushed Concealer Brush #57 and I am... see post
brynsmomp
Need a cleanser and make up
I am almost 50, I have been having problems with breakouts and black heads.  I also need a make up that will cover sun spots and blemish scars, but still look a little natural. I am a cancer survivor and the chemo really messed with my skin.  Thanks in advance
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brynsmomp
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Thank you so much. see post
bubbles1123
what is the best neck firming cream with excellant wrinkle reduction
ZannaBT
ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi bubbles1123,   There are some really great firming creams that help with wrinkle reduction. I would recommend the Algenist Firming & Lifting Neck Cream - t his un... see post
chgocaramel
Looks for African American women
Do you have pictures or looks featuring African American women.  Most colors are shown on Caucasion women and do not look the same on African American women.
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candacebt
candacebt HOSTESS / HOSTESS HOSTESS / replied
I've actually been finding a ton of inspiration on The Beauty Board lately. http://gallery.sephora.com/   You can't sort by skin tone / feature (yet.. :)) but if you... see post
hopexo
What shade am I in Tarte's Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation??!!? Help!
Hi everyone! I don't have a Sephora near me so I can only order online. I'm wondering what shade I would be in Tarte's Amazonian Clay 12-Hour foundation? Exactly how light is the lightest shade? The lightest shade in Smashbox 15 hour wear foundation is currently too dark for me. I don't really think I'm super porcelain but I'm definitely really light.   I have a cool tone to my skin, I usually wear silver jewelry and purple/silver eyeshadow compliments my skin well. However, when it comes to foundation I think I usually use like more yellow or neutral based foundations because even though I have a cool tone I have a pink tone and redness in my skin, and I feel like the yellow helps cancel it out.  But how yellow is the shade fair sand? Will it look too dark on me since I'm super light? Am I better off going with ivory? Thanks
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ZannaBT
ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi hopexo,   It sounds like the Fair Sand shade would be best for you, especially if you prefer more yellow-toned hues in your foundation to balance out your pink un... see post
fatimamummy
VEGAN RETINOL products Help
After hearing many success stories, I want to include some retinol products in my skin care routine. I researched a little and came to know that Retinol can be obtained from both animal and plant sources.Is there any way to know which brands use plant based/ vegan retinol in their products. Thankyou
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fatimamummy
HALL OF FAMER fatimamummy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Sounds great. Thank you sace021 for giving me a starting point for my search. I'll definitely look into DDG products. see post