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What is the best makeup brush cleaner?
I need a good makeup brush cleaner...I want to buy an actual brush cleaner for deep cleaning...anyone know of a good one that gets all the foundation, powder, blush, shadow off....PLEASE HELP )
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Urban Decay Setting Spray?
Hi there! I am interested in buying a Urban Decay setting spray but I can not decide which one would be the best for me. I have combination skin, so I am very dry in some areas and very oily in others. I also have break outs (cause I have awful skin) and sometimes the concealer wears off which I'd like to fix. I'm wondering what one would be the best fit for me?? Or are there any different setting sprays that would work better?? 
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BEAUTY BUFF casadeeya / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I think the all-nighter is the most universal - it works for me on my drier and my oily days. I've tried many other ones and this one seems to be the best in my opinion.... see post
In the market for a new essence
I'm in the market for a new essence. I need something that is hypoallergenic and won't break me out.  I need something that  does not have  argan oil or  rosemary essential oil  in it, those ingredients break me out.  I've been using the Body Shop Oils of Life Essence Lotion, and I love that it isn't heavy and that it's really light and absorbs well into my skin.  I do however feel like it's too much oil for the oily areas of my skin. 
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BEAUTY MASTER sungelly87 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
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Live Q&A with Tatcha and Drunk Elephant!
This thread is now closed. It will open on May 24 at noon.    Have a deep-rooted curiosity about natural ingredients in skin care? Visit this thread on May 24 from 12 to 2 pm PDT to participate in our live Q&A with brand founders Victoria Tsai of Tatcha and Tiffany Masterson of Drunk Elephant. Ask them anything—from the best solutions to your beauty woes to the stories behind their groundbreaking skin care formulations.   Tatcha: 12-1 pm PDT Drunk Elephant: 1-2 pm PDT   Be sure to 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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Help w/ Patchy, Scaly skin w/ Marc Jacobs Re(Marc)able Foundation??
I am trying out the Marc Jacobs Re(Marc)able Foundation and I cannot get it to apply smoothly. It comes out patchy and scaly looking. I have normal skin and can usually use any kind of foundation and any formula. I've tried water based and silicone based primers, no primer, with and without moisturizer and nothing helps. I have not tried the Marc Jacobs primer. Could it be that does the trick? I have only tried this with a brush since that was recommended. Would a Beauty Blender help? I really want this foundation to work because the coverage is insanely full, which I like. Has anyone else with my skin type had this problem?
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Eyebrow tattoo experience ?
Can anyone tell me their eyebrow tattoo experience ? I'm getting mine done during the summer by slightly tattooing because I don't want to go through the hassle of using pencil or powder (can't anyways because of sensitive eyes and too much money). Can I still a tinted brow gel like benefit's gimme brow in medium deep to look as natural as possible ?
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HALL OF FAMER weeeeweeeeeee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You don't have to get brow products at Sephora. There are cheaper alternatives that are as good (like NYX)   Just wondering; how much is your eyebrow tattooing? I can'... see post
Pigmentation
I have some pigmentation/ discolouration around my lips not on my lips is there anything I can do to remove it?
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BEAUTY PRO AbbySee / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Hey shalaness,   To even out skin tone darkness, I recommend a Vitamin C serum (lighten tone), an exfoliant (promote skin cell regeneration), and a moisturizer. Also i... see post
Boscia Glotion
Can the Boscia Glotion be used under tinted moisturizer?
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Ressoxshorty58, Yes, it certainly can! I love the radiance it gives, so I put some on right before my makeup.   see post
How often do you clean your foundation brush?
How often should I use my liquid foundation brush if I use the brush once to every other day in a week?
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BEAUTY BUFF ashleyhj / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I would say that it really depends on WHERE you apply your make-up (silly, I know). Think of it this way, where is the dirtiest place in your house: the bathroom. If you... see post
koh gen do makeup color base primer?
I'm interested in this primer but not sure which shade to go with.. I have oily/acne prone skin/pores. I'm not sure if I should go for the white pearl or the yellow base color?    Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @natalia15!  Here's what the description says for the two colors:   - The lavender pink primer neutralizes dullness and achieves a fresh, healthy translucency. ... see post
Laura Mercier Mineral Pressed Powder - Color recommendation
Hello - I have acne prone skin and Laura Mercier has been good to my skin so far.  I currently use the mineral powder in Natural Beige for everyday and use the liquid in butterscotch for going out.  But I hate traveling with the massive mineral powder container.  I want to try the Laura Mercier Mineral Pressed Powder mineral press powder what color do you think I would be? They don't have this in the store by me so.   http://www.sephora.com/mineral-pressed-powder-spf- 15-P244913?keyword=LAURA%20MERCIER%20Mineral%20Pre ...
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Shiseido UV Protective compact foundation
I used color match and I am 2Y05.  I'm interested in giving the UV powder foundation a try. What would be a corresponding color in the UV foundation, or is there not a match?
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @2swt!  It's not showing in the list of Shiseido foundations in the Color IQ:  http://www.sephora.com/IQ/color/lookup.jsp?brandId=5337&product=1    I don't know h... see post
What is the best FOUNDATION for extremely DRY skin?
JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi ishasriv,   I suggest the Flash Focus Hydrating Foundation by Wander Beauty. This foundation  is buildable, lightweight and neutralizes the look of redness and re... see post
Dior Airflash Foundation
I have a few questions: 1. What is the Dior Airflash Foundation based on? Is it water-based, sulfur-based?  2. Do both the Foundation and it's primer have to have the same kind of base? (Ex: both are water-based for it too work well)  3. Is a lotion equivalent to a primer? Or will the lotion just not work at all..
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
1. Can always email Dior or Sephora for ingredient list. 2. Typically the same base works well, but it's what works for you and your skin. 3. Lotion is skincare, prime... see post
Beginner
Hi, I'm a total make-up noob, and I'm looking for a bb/cc-cream or a light coverage foundation that's easy yet good and natural looking... I have a medium skin tone with some yellow undertones I think (My mom is Indian and dad is Belgian haha) so I just need something that will match and not make my face a complete different color... I have a pretty clear skin, a few breakouts every now and then. And I have combination skin. Hope someone can help me haha
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Depending on how a foundation looks, you may want to color correct (primer) areas to help make it look more uniformed.   Combination leaning oily, normal, dry, dehydra... see post
Silicone-Free Products
Hi there!   Is there an up-to-date list of silicone-free sephora products? It's been asked before, but it doesn't look like there's ever been a comprehensive answer. I'm specifically looking for foundations, concealers and primers to try for my oh-so silicone-sensitive (dermatologist-tested) skin, and for others with the same sensitivities.    Thanks!
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need of a good product .
hi , i am a 42 yearld old women with not many wrinkles , but would love to get a good cream or product for maybe a lift affect if possible. i know if i would find one it would be at sephoras . thanks  cant wait to see result
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi moonage,   There are lots of masks that will provide a temporary lift effect, similarly to the REN product Insomniacmuffin mentioned. These masks are often quite ... see post
rapidly thinning hair
Hi! I am 19 and am in my first year in college. Yes college has been stressful for me bc I am a biochemistry major that has to maintain a 3.6 GPA but ive dealt with school stress all my life so I dont think that would really play this significant of a factor. My hair used to be very thick curly auburn hair and now its thinning at my scalp and falling out CONSTANTLY. It used to take me approximately 2 hours to straighten my hair and now it takes me around 20 min. I try my best to avoid straightening and curling my hair and only do so maybe once a month or once every two months. I have always had healthy hair and IDK what to do. Clumps and clumps are falling out and my scalp is becoming so thin (that you can see through my hair to my scalp) its terrifying because I just turned 19. I use argan and Moroccan oil and use a moroccan oil based shampoo. I take a multi vitamin and just recently started taking biotin (trader joes brand). Please any help/tips/advice would be really appreciated! Thank you!
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BEAUTY BUFF pedsNP / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Hormones (birth control) can cause some of these changes. Definitely go in - that is not normal and I can see why it is distressing! Keep us updated.  see post
FOUNDATION HELP!!
i'm looking to buy a foundation that won't settle into laugh lines or look too cakey. i think i have combination skin…. it's initially somewhat dry in the beginning of the day and gets super oily as the day goes on in addition to being acne prone. i'm torn between kat von d lock it foundation and Makeup forever matte velvet
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi hotcharles,   The MUFE Mat Velvet foundation would be a good option for you! It's not drying or cakey for a matte foundation and will keep you matte throughout th... see post
contour battle
I have been seriously trying to get into the contour world. I have been told before to use the NXY and I did not like it. So I've gave in and decided to either get the tarte contour pallet or the Kat Von D one. I need some pros and cons of each? (fair skin tone, combo skin type)
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@meganlisa  True!!! Thanks for adding that =) see post
A Vegan Moisturizer for Oily Skin ?
Hello,   I'm looking for a moisturizer for acne prone/oily skin. I'm vegan, so it needs to be a cruelty free brand. Thanks so much!!
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi oryx,   As DaintyDiva mentioned, Ole Henriksen is a great vegan brand. I recommend trying the Ole Henriksen Empower™ Featherweight Moisturizer, which is great for... see post
Textured skin due to acne scarring (like dents)
  I have textured, uneven skin due to past acne. Its not too bad and dents aren't too deep but it is so annoying. My pores seem large too. What could I use to resurface my skin and get rid of this scarring?
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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm not certain you can fix acne scarring with creams.  I would make an appointment with a dermatologist and inquire about photodynamic therapy.  I had it done a couple ... see post
NEED SOME SKINCARE ADVICE!!!!
I  have just purchased the Fresh Seaberry face oil and the Fresh Lotus cream.  I love them both!!!  I  would like to purchase a new cleanser, face scrub, moisturizer, face treatments, I just don't know where to begin.  I have oily skin and sometimes have some dry spots.  Any advice/Help would be greatly apprieciated.  Thank you so much!!!    
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Natural Makeup
How do I pull off the I'm wearing make up but I am not look?  I have brown hair, hazel eyes and fair skin.  Thank you
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BEAUTY BUFF pedsNP / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I would recommend that along with a great base, that you focus on not overdoing the eyebrows - try to go for a fuller eyebrow that just fills in the thinness.   No ove... see post
Turning 30, Skin Regime a Mess. Exfoliate and Peel or Exfoliate or Peel?
Just turned 30 and I know you should use a peel pad daily, and I've been told to use an exfoliator, should I alternate them? Or use the peel pad everyday and the exfoliator twice a week? I have flaky skin everyday, It's pretty smooth on most of my face but it's dry, flaky and acne/blackhead prone on my nose and chin. I'm also hoping to save some money because my regime is expensive and I think too complicated.  Cleanse with Skyn Iceland Glacial Facewash Tone with Skyn Iceland Arctic Face Mist Peel with Skyn Iceland peel pads (sometimes daily, sometimes every couple of days) Treat with Ren Overnight Facial (usually on days I'm not using the peel pads as this helps replenish moisture) Serum with Murad (can't remember what it's called but it's supposed to help with hormonal breakouts) Moisturize with Ren Global Day Cream Indie Lee Blemish Treatment (it's the same as the Kate Somerville Eradikate).  Things I don't want to change: my moisturizer (it's heavy but it's the only one that reduces the sensitivity of my skin and actually provides enough moisture, everything else I've tried from oil-free, to light moisturizers, to other heavy moisturizers and oils have not worked. My blemish treatment , which is a spot treatment I use at night and clears up my acne without drying up the rest of my face, and it works when nothing else has. My cleanser, it's a good buy, effective but not to drying, natural and is helping to balance my skin.    Things I like but don't need or would like a cheaper alternative: the serum , I want something with Retinol that won't break the bank where a little goes a long way. The Ren Overnight resurfacing treatment , I love this but it's expensive and probably I don't need it, but it's nice to use once in a while when my skin is crazy dry.    Things I need some tips on: the peel pads , these are a must-have but I don't know if I should switch to just an exfoliator when I haven't found them to be effective and I would like a cheaper alternative. Also, I would like good advice on a nice exfoliator with lactic/glycolic/aha acid or an enzyme exfoliator.  I would like to simplify my routine if possible but have been struggling to find a way to do it, save some money but keep up with my skin feeling amazing (for the most part). 
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HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I don't know how harsh the Skyn Iceland peel pads are, but some peel pads are gentle enough to use daily and some aren't. I use the First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance pads... see post
Face Primer - Age 26
What is the absolute best, long-lasting face primer for someone with extremely dry skin?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi catherineagnes,   I agree with the others - the YSL Touche Eclat Blur primer is a great primer! I don't typically have dry skin but I think this is a primer that ... see post
CAUDALIE VS FIRST AID BEAUTY
I am looking for a new skincare routine and would like to use the whole line. Im debating between FAB and Caudalie as I have sensitive skin. What do you guys recommend? I don't have any skin concerns besides pores that should be controlled with exfoliating I would appreciate suggestions!
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HALL OF FAMER darkiceis / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The ultra repair cream works wonders on my body and is a favorite for me, just not on my face, oh no not the face. see post
Super Dry Skin Foundation
I have super dry skin and have been looking for the perfect foundation that give light/medium coverage without clinging to dry patches and looking cakey? I prefer a natural finish and not too look *too*dewy. Thanks! 
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BEAUTY MASTER theramenlover / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I love the MUFE F&B Foundation. I've got dehydrated and dry skin as well and I find that the MUFE wears really well on me. It's water-based (something like 80% water) so... see post
Eyeshadow and Lipstick for Prom 2016
I have prom coming up in a week. My dress is navy blue. It has white, silver, a rustic gold, and turquoise beading on it. I'm not sure on what colors to choose for my eyeshadow or lipstick?? I have brown hair and brown eyes with a light to medium skin color. Help! 
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BEAUTY SAVANT natalia15 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Do a bronzed look. Try the Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette.  If you're feeling a little bold, try the Too Faced PB&J Palette. Definitely keep the lips more neutral. A m... see post