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Best Lipstick
So I been Buying a lot of liquid lipsticks and I wanted to try something new, so can anyone suggest me a good lipstick that is matte and pigmented?
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HALL OF FAMER lyravega / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipsticks   http://www.sephora.com/stay-all-day-liquid-lipstick-P374936?skuId=1905488&icid2=products grid:p374936   Sephora Collection Crea... see post
Retinol Inflammation + Adjustment Help
I have super dry, sensitive, pre-maturely aging, and acne prone skin (worst of all worlds). I'm trying really hard to get my skin to adjust to retinol, but it's not having it. My derm says getting my skin to tolerate retinol will solve a lot of my aging + acne woes. I tried retin-a and my skin was burn for weeks after 1-2 uses of just a pea sized amount on dry skin. I just started using First Aid Beauty's retinol serum (made for sensitive skin), but my skin is still freaking out. I have two questions:   1. Is it ok to apply retinol over irritated skin (from the retinol) until it adjusts? or do I have to wait until my skin heals, and then try again? If I do wait, it's like waiting 10 days in between uses.   2. Any suggestions on how to calm the irritation? Both the next day, and maybe something to layer it with when I use it at night? Thank you! Edit
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HALL OF FAMER k617 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Your skin becomes sensitized to things over time even if they never caused you any issues in the past.    I used the Clarisonic for 3 years and it worked fine for me, ... see post
My Cousin wants me to do her wedding makeup! I need help!
Hello   My cousin really loves how I do makeup and wants me to do hers for her wedding.  I am good at makeup but I am no makeup artist.  I did a practice run on her and it turned out fine.  What do you recommend to make this really look like a professional did it.  
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makeup removal
Hi all! If I jump in the shower without removing my foundation, and use face wash, do I have to go over with makeup remover after? Thanks
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HALL OF FAMER sierrafallon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You don't have to do anything. If your cleanser removes all your makeup, then no. Or if you use a toner afterwards that removes all the makeup residue , then no. But if ... see post
Primer for large pores/sensitive skin
Hi everyone!   So I have the most challenging skin EVER. I'll call it combination, with particularly large/often clogged pores around my T-zone and along my cheekbones. I also have super sensitive skin, so my very fair face is usually pretty red.   I'm looking for a quality primer. I had the best look with Smashbox's purple pore filling one, but it left me with more blackheads than before I started using it. I switched to the green color correcting one and haven't had as many issues, but it also doesn't blur my pores as well. Anyone have similar issues and more luck with another primer? I'm open to all suggestions!
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MUFE HD Invisible Cover Concealer discontinued- help finding new match
I was using MUFE HD Invisible Cover Concealer, color 305. Huge fan of it, the only concealer that has ever matched my tone and worked the way I needed it to- but I've just discovered that it has been discontinued Can you please tell me if the new MUFE Ultra HD line has a color that would the color that the HD #305 was? Thank you!
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Can someone recommend a hair mask for dry and damaged hair but is color safe%3F Been having a hard time finding a good one.
BEAUTY BUFF ashanizer / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
@kssweetheart right? I was triple checking to make sure there wasn't a minimum amount that needed to be spent, but lo and behold it worked! It's one of the better "buy _... see post
Eyes
I am looking for eyeshadow colors for me. Natural with some color. Hazel eyes and brown hair.
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BEAUTY PRO desertgirl501 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I also have hazel eyes (reddish-brown hair).  You have a beautiful eye color and your eyes are a little more green than mine. I had a makeup artist at Sephora recommend ... see post
What's the best oil to use with cream products?
HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
If you are mixing oil into facial cream, most facial oil works (unless you are thinking super thick ones like coconut or olive oil, those don't work). Just make sure you... see post
Good Brush for bottom lash line eyeshadow?
Im just getting my skills going when it comes to eyeshadow. One thing I'm missing is a brush that feels right applying shadow to my lower lash line.    Any suggestions? Thanks! 
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BEAUTY PRO bharvey / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Thank you! Im going to try the Make Up Forever brush! see post
wet%2C glossing highlight%3F NOT shimmery or sparkly
I'm looking for a highlighter that is NOT sparkly or shimmery but rather glossy and wet looking on the face (glowy).. any suggestions? thanks
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HALL OF FAMER sierrafallon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@amybins i would suggest RMS living luminizer (it's very natural and glossy looking). Milk makeup sunshine oil or straight coconut oil or Vaseline could work too if you ... see post
Korres product line
What happened to it?  Just watched a Sephora pro video using it but product can't be found
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BEAUTY MASTER sydtomato / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Thats so weird, sorry about that.  Maybe its your browser? I had to switch to google chrome because firefox had so many issues with sites  see post
Gluten Free products?
are Buxom lip glosses,be legendary lip gloss, BITE lipsticks,Too Faced liquefied Melted Long Wearing Lipsticks, Sephora lip stains, Audacious Lipstick, Smashbox lipsticks, NARS Matte lipsticks gluten free? I've just been put on a gluten free diet from my doctor and all of my lipsticks are from SEPHORA. Thank you!!!!!
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BEAUTY MASTER themusefactory / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
@DesiQ   Buxom, Nars, Sephora brand are not gluten free. Too Faced and Smashbox have a lab where cross contamination can occur and so they are not listed as Gluten Fre... see post
Make-up forever HD stick fondation
Hi, I am actually using Make-up Forever Ultra HD stick foundation in color 120 (my foundation for winter). For summer, I was wondering which foundation should I be buying, one or two shades darker? 123, 125? I have a golden/yellow complexion. Thanks!
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Milylav13, It depends on how much color you get. If you are near a store, I would recommend going in to getting and getting matched again.  see post
Help me find my shade! 🙏🏻
Hi, I'm interested in purchasing the new tarte clay stick foundation but I'm not sure which shade to buy? I have light skin with yellow undertones... any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! 💕
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Mommy1210, Although, there isn't a true warm shade listed, I feel like the neutrals do run on the warmer side. If you do tend to get more color in the summer I would ... see post
Under eye puffiness
I am 21 years old and I have been plagued with puffy under eye bags for years! How do I get rid of my under eye puffiness? Serums? Creams? Rollers? Facial massagers? What is the best routine for me? (:
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Alicia547,   I recommend starting with an eye cream or gel to treat puffiness. Typically, you'd apply these in the morning before makeup, but you can also apply t... see post
Live Chat with PINROSE
This thread is now closed. It will open on Wednesday, June 7th from 12-1pm PDT. Erika Shumate and Christine Luby, co-creators of PINROSE, are making their BeautyTalk debut on Wednesday, June 7, to answer your fragrance questions. Visit this thread between 12pm and 1pm PDT to ask them anything—from how to discover your subconscious scent style to tips on how to make your perfume last all day. 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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MILK MAKEUP tattoo stamp
Hey, so i was sooooo excited that the milk tattoo stamp finally arrived an hour ago. I stamped two black cute little stars on my wrists.  It claims to be waterproof.  I washed my hands with water only while some water splashed onto the tattoo..  It started smearing and became purple. Also, I just tried to use makeup remover (that gets out even my most waterproof mascara, but there are still reminants of purple ink (like I got a bruise).   Does yours do that?  Did I get a defective product?
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Oh no, @purly! Sorry to hear that this is happening to you as well. I'll forward this feedback to the correct contact. Great idea to use primer and foundation under.  ... see post
Mix and match skin
Before I put on any makeup of any kind I have to exfoliate or the foundation seeps into the "crevasse" of my skin.  Even when I do exfoliate I still can't wear any makeup sometimes.  Please help me!
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Phebers,   Can you let us know if you are wearing a primer before applying your foundation?    A smoothing primer would be great to help with filling in thes... see post
Dupe for discontinued Sephora Brand Contour Matte Gel Eyeliner?
I just found out that the "Espresso Your Love" has been discontinued.  I am not interested in the "Caffeine Buzz" shade which is a red brown.  What is a good dupe for the Espresso Your Love?  I'm looking for something that wears all day on my upper lid, and is a dark brown.  
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BEAUTY SAVANT greeneyedgirl107 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
@StephanieBT Thank you for responding!  Unfortunately, I own two of those (one in whiskey and one in black) and I do not care for the consistency of the pencil.  Do you ... see post
Brow Serum that really works?
Hi has anyone ever used a brow growth serum that actually works?
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MeganBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi alexvtol,    One of my colleagues started using the GrandeBROW serum about a month ago and has seen really great results! One tube contains a four month supply an... see post
How do you prevent mascara from melting and ending up on the outside crease/under my eyes?
I am Moving to a humid location and it already happens in the dry environment I live in now. No matter what kind of mascara I buy (my favorite right now is Marc Jacobs) after a couple hours it ALWAYS ends up under my eyes and on the outside crease. How do you prevent this? It happens with every single mascara I've ever tried. 
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BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR TheGlitterati / BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR / replied
Agree about tubing mascaras, they don't smudge! I personally prefer the look of traditional mascaras, so I've been using Laura Mercier's Secret Brightening Powder brushe... see post
Is Benefit Cheek Parade good for medium skin tone?
I have a medium skin tone and I'm thinking of purchasing the new Benefit Cheek Parade because I don't have any blush/highlight palette yet. I have medium to dark skin though, so I'm worried that Hoola won't be useful to me as a bronzer, or the Dandelion just plain won't show. Can I use the Rockateur as a highlight? Is this palette worth it or will I just end up with colors I can't use?   Would you recommend the colors here for people with medium to dark skintone? (I'm NC35, Estee Lauder Tawny) All the videos show girls with fair caucasian skin so I'm worried that even if it looks good on them, it won't on me. 😅   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Spoiler (Highlight to read) Spoiler (Highlight to read)       If you wouldn't recommend this, can you recommend me a good blush/highlight/contour palette under $75? I have combination skin that can get a bit oily so maybe powder would be a better choice.
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Toner
I've used the Laneige toner but it dried out my skin because i'm using topical creams for acne. i'm now looking for a new toner that does not have alcohol in it because i have sensitive skin, but i also have oily/combination skin with some dry patches, and blackheads/pores in my T-zone. Thank you! 
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @audreyca,   I agree with @ChicDabbler! The Lancome TONIQUE DOUCEUR - Alcohol-Free Freshener is a great toner for anyone with acne prone or sensitive skin. This t... see post
Need updated skin care routine
i've been going to the dermatologist since highschool (am now 25), and think it's time to stop using the Clindamycin and Trentinoin creams from the derm. and get some different skin care products. my skin is sensitive. issues include some dryness, mostly oily skin, blackheads around nose, and light pinkish acne scarring. any suggestions would be appreciated. also, what's the return policy on skin care items?
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BEAUTY MAVEN adaviscali / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
if i saw an esthetician  would they just be recommending the products that they sell? see post
Urban Decay All Nighter vs De-Slick Setting Spray
I've never purchased a setting spray before but I want to get one this weekend before my bachelorette party! Do you prefer All Nighter or the De-Slick setting spray and what are some of the major differences between the two? My skin is normal/combo. I usually get oily in my T-zone and my chin, so I was considering the De-Slick spray, but I've heard such good things about All Nighter so I'm having difficulty choosing. Any advice would be appreciated!
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SPECIAL GUEST kmott09 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
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Skincare for Teenage Boy
Hi there,    Which skin care products/routine (cleanser, moisturizer, acne/blemish product) would recommend for a 14 year old boy who is starting to develop blemishes?
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NikkoBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @StephyHP,   If you're looking to start a skincare routine for this person, a great brand to checkout it Murad. They have a line that's specifically tailored to a... see post
Natasha Denona Live Chat Thursday!
Just got off the phone with Natasha Denona and team and they are SO excited for our live chat this Thursday. I gushed about how amazing you all are and how excited we are to have Natasha for a live chat and she is equally as excited   Here are the details:  12-1pm PST (but I will open the thread ~30 mins early) Link:  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Live-Chat-with-Natasha-Denona/td-p/2777134 See you there! Katie
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BEAUTY MASTER themusefactory / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
@KatieBT If you do get Herbivore, is it possible for you to PM me? Because if I miss that live chat, I will actually shed real tears.  see post
Face Self-Tanner
Hi there   Looking for recommendations for a self-tanner for my face.. I use St Tropez mousse for body but have not tried their face one yet - I'd love to hear feedback before I purchase at $40. I have used Vita Liberata on my face in the past.. any top tips or recommendations for other brands? Thanks
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BEAUTY WHIZ Christin13 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I use the Coola face tanner and have been happy with it. I mix it with my moisturizer or serum for application for a lighter and more even color. see post
Clogged Pores and Stress Acne
Hi! I actually do not have much experience with skin care routines and I would really appreciate some advice. There are so are so many suggestions and routines online that I never know quite what to do. Normally I have always just washed my face before bed to take off my makeup from the day and my skin has been clear. But recently I have started to get lots of clogged pores on my chin and forehead along with blackheads all over my nose and acne in my T-Zone as well as along my jaw line. I really want to get this all cleared up and would appreciate any advice on products and routines!
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HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
If you moved to a place with high humidity/pollution or recently start wearing more makeup (primer, foundation etc) then you will need a makeup remover prior to cleanser... see post