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Anyone try the new eyelash curler?
I just bought the new eyelash curler for round eyes on here. Anyone else try it and have tips? It was super weird so I feel like I'm missing a technique to use the gadget or I don't really have round eyes...
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HALL OF FAMER lachaton / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I bought this a while ago and I LOVE it. It curls my lashes so much better than my old curler. The shape is easier for me to use, too.    There's no trick for me when ... see post
What are the best makeup brands to wear for photography sessions?
I'm looking for any information about the best brands and colors, I have very fair skin and brown eyes, to wear when having professional photos are being taken as I will be having engagement pictures being taken soon, I normally wear very little makeup and stick to neutral colors. I almost never wear lipstick/color as I can never find one that isn't sticky/clumpy or needs to be reapplied after an hour. Any input/opinions will be helpful!
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BEAUTY GURU GennX / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
A 45minute custom makeover appointment can be booked online or over the phone at any free-standing/standalone Sephora, you do have to buy $50 of product or a $50 gift ca... see post
What are the best eyeliners to use with green eyeshadow and blue eyes
BEAUTY GURU GennX / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Sorry the pics are a bit big, so I put them up separately first so now on to the text stuff.   I don't know how blue your eyes are, I have green eyes but they are a we... see post
I am 40 and have dry skin and fine lines/wrinkles. Need a foundation.
I am 40 and have dry skin and fine lines/wrinkles. I am looking for a foundation that won't make me look more wrinkly and dry than I already do. Any suggestions for a foundation that will provide coverage without drying out my skin?
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HALL OF FAMER jozkid / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi sharlanc! I haven't used it except for a sample, but I like the Armani Luminous Silk, too (I'm 54 and dry, too). It applied and blended beautifully and didn't highlig... see post
Bobbi brown squalane
I was hoping you guys would know. I contacted Bobbi brown about where they get their squalane source for their moisturizers, like their   eye cream, and they haven't gotten back to me for several weeks now. I'm really hoping they don't source it from shark liver....
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Best face and eye primers?
I am on the primer hunt and I would love opinions! I need a face primer for very combination skin. I tried a sample of the Hourglass primer but I can't decide if I want to spend so much on it unless it is worth it. I am also looking for a good eye primer for oily hooded lids. I can't decide if I want the MAC 24 hr eye base or the Nars eye primer.
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HALL OF FAMER ballerinagrl / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
My favorites for face are Estee lauder's Matte Perfect, Estee Lauder's Luminous, and Kevyn Aucoin's Sensuous. For eyes my favorite are Laura Mercier's Eye Basis, Lancome... see post
I don't know what makeup i should wear for a natural look, Im a beginner
I already use Laura Mercier foundation primer - radiance and the smooth finish flawless fluide. my color for that was Vanille. What more do I need for a natural look? please help! 
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BEAUTY WHIZ crosswinds / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Hi HEN12310,   Other than primer and foundation which you are already using, I do suggest a concealer, an eyeshadow, a blush and mascara. My picks for you are Nars cre... see post
Best mascaras for a beginner?
And what is highlighting and contouring ?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi junee15,   The vast majority of mascaras are very user friendly, so I would honestly suggest playing around, grabbing samples whenever possible, and seeing what y... see post
NARS creamy concealer shade help
I wear TOO FACED beauty balm in the "nude glow" shade. Which shade of NARS radiant creamy concealer would go best with it?
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Tarte Blushes/lipsticks
which tarte blushes and lipsticks would look good for my skintone (I'm a 1y11 Tahoe in Nars) also any recommendations for some nude and colorful lipsticks from other brands that would look good but not to bold.
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BEAUTY GURU Vaashtii / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I love the Tarte blushes. I need to find a new shade for spring. I am thinking about Tipsy or Fearless. I think most of them will translate to lots of skintones!! see post
Smashbox Contour Sticks
I have a few questions about the sticks are they good for everyday use and Is the bronze shade better than just using a regular bronzing powder and what should I use to blend out the color beauty blender
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BEAUTY BUFF AmeliaBry / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I picked up the smash box sticks last month and I am surprised by how much I do use them.  They are simpler than I thought they would be.  They go on so smooth and blend... see post
Removing makeup properly
How should makeup be properly removed? I don't want to over cleansed my face. I just want to make sure I'm removing all my makeup properly and that my skin isn't congested.  Right now I use neutrogena face cleanser to remove my foundation and eyeliner I don't really wear eye shadow. Then bosica facial cleansing gel to clean my face then I use to derma e moisturizer. I don't think the neutrogena is really getting all the dirt and makeup up. I have dry skin 
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi missdiva757!   I love using a cleansing oil on my face to remove makeup at the end of the day. My absolute favorite cleansing oil is Josie Maran's Argan Cleansing... see post
Lip Stick Shade
I have Bite Beauty Luminous Lip Stick in Shiraz. I am looking for a liighter shade that is more casual. Something that I can use when I don't have other make up and am outdoors - suggests?
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Beaze,   If you are looking for a lighter shade of the Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick to wear on a daily basis, I recommend trying the color Fig. It is a nud... see post
Foundation!
Hey Fellow Makeup Lovers,  I am a teen and I am looking for a medium coverage foundation. I need something that will stay all day, cover some light discoloration, and any acne breakouts if I need it to.  I have been looking at the Tarte 12 hour full coverage foundation, but i think that might be to heavy and thick for me. The other foundation i have been looking at is the Urban Decay Naked Skin, but I don't know how well that will cover my lighter discoloration.  Thanks so much for any replies!  xoxo micayla
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi miclove,   I have had issues with the Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundations lasting all day on my skin. I highly recommend trying the NARS All Day Luminous Weightles... see post
Which one should I buy?
I have been thinking about buying the hourglass ambient lighting palette for overall glow to my face. I am also hearing great things about Guerlain Meteorites compact and now am confused. I need help from you ladies which is a better option? Thanks!
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi crosswinds,   I agree with the other ladies here. If you want a highlighting powder you can use just for the cheekbones, the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders ar... see post
Poppy picnic limited-edition Amazonian clay eye & cheek palette from Tarte
Oh I need this in my life!! When will this or will it be available at Sephora? 
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Sorry for not getting back to you on this sooner! I just received confirmation we will be carrying this palette. It will be available on our website on March 31st.:)  see post
white heads.?
does anyone know how I can get rid of white heads on my eyelids or near my eye? I really need help I think its from not taking my makeup off. white clogged bumps anyone have any suggestions?
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi melly921,   You may want to discontinue the use of whatever eyeshadow and primer you are using for the next few days and see if there is any improvement in the mi... see post
Red eye lids
Now that I am a senior citizen, I have very red eye lids. I use foundation but it doesn't reduce the redness enough. I have also tried concealer with little improvement.  Any suggestions?
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AuntieTootsie / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you for your helpful suggestions. see post
Wet Mascaras similar to Better than Sex by Two Faced
I really like the Better than Sex mascara made by Two Faced but it irritates my eyes.  Any suggestions for another mascara that goes on wet like that one?  I prefer one that doesn't smudge either and is longer lasting.    
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Santafaytt / NEWCOMER / replied
Thanks for the quick reply!  I will check them out!   see post
Looking For Cleanser For Dry, Slightly Sensitive Mid-20s Skin with Enlarged Pores on Nose
I need some advice on a new cleanser.    My nose is my biggest skincare concern right now. I feel like it can't make up it's mind. It can get a little oily if I'm just being lazy and hanging around the house but not super oily. It gets dry sometimes and even flakes which it never used to. The biggest problem is that I get hundred of little black heads on my nose and on my chin. I have never been able to get rid of them.    The rest of my face isn't so great either. I feel like I'm starting to notice slightly fine lines. I get redness in my cheeks and my pores do seem enlarged but nothing compared to my nose. I do get the occasional pimple near my hairline or on my upper lip . Acne was has never been a huge issue for me but it is something I'd like to stave off as much as possible. When I was teenager I had such amazing skin and in this past year I feel like it's really lost it's luster and I have no clue how to get it back!   I've been using the LUSH line for a while and I'm at my breaking point and ready to quit them. I've been through 7 full containers of their cleansers and none of them have done a thing to improve my skin. They keep occasional acne at bay but that's it. And I think the LUSH toners do nothing compared to my old Clique clarifying lotion and their moisturizers are way too heavy and I don't use much!   Can anyone recommended some new stuff for me. In this question I'm mainly looking for cleanser advice but other skincare product suggestions would be helpful too. I like the Clique dramatically different lotion+ and the super rescue night cream but I'd love some new suggestions. Also, I'm not looking for a make up remover or a 2-1 remover/cleanser, just a for after make up remover cleanser   Thanks!
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IT GIRL DFry8 / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
I know you said you are mainly looking for a cleanser rec, but I saw your description about your nose, and had to reply to that because I was struggling with a similar n... see post
Differin gel
Are you supposed to use differin gel on your whole face even if you don't usually get pimples in some areas?
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BEAUTY SAVANT BlueEyeAli / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I have never used this particular product but I have used other (very expensive :S) acne creams from the Dr. and it is a general rule to apply only to the area affected.... see post
Skin issues
I'm 21 and for the past two years I have experienced and still experiencing continuous breakouts. The healing process is very slow and I have scarring all over my chin and some on my left cheek. In the same time my skin is very sensitive and dry (most of the time red). For a month I've been using La Roche-Posay Effaclar DUO Acne Treatment but it stopped working and new breakouts start coming out. Can you help me recommending some products??
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BEAUTY SAVANT BlueEyeAli / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I am 25 and have sensitive fair skin, combination where it cant make up its mind and switches from oily to dry depending on how angry it wants to make me! I also have a ... see post
Major Melasma skin
  hi there, as you can see from the attached pic (yuk) I have very bad Melasma. I need help I'd finding a foundation that will cover this, but look natural. I have never had 'clear'  as I have freckles across my nose, but I also don't like the heavily made up look as it doesn't sit on my skin well. I have to wear SPF 50-100 (winter-summer) so my skin doesn't darken. I used Clinique Stay matte powder in Stay Honey, which is a little dark for me during the winter, but fine in the summer (it matches my neck colour). I've read about the MUFE colour pallete and using a peach shade to neutralise dark areas. Which number should I use?   i was colour matched by Boots ( avery large UK chemist, they have their own very good cosmetics ranges) In Boots No 7 Stay Perfect Foundation I am deeply 'honey' and 'wheat'   Unfortunately I cannot get samples of products here (Ireland) the dapartment stores don't really give them (Estée Lauder especially) I wasn't really impressed with the girl on the counter, the colour she applied was very yellow, and I looked jaundiced.    Can you guys help? I've seen so many videos on YouTube where girls have coverd very bad acne scars....   I dream of one day wearing blusher....but at the moment it just highlights my blotches on my cheeks :-(   Sad single and ugly :-(  Ruth  
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HALL OF FAMER greenchilli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I am so glad you found the video informative ballerina! see post
Help! No eyebrows at all.
I'm so tired of looking odd. I used to have very prominent eyebrows but over the past 3 years I've been ill and have lost them completely. Please recommend something easy to use and natural looking. I've tried so many pencils that always rub off and look odd due to color and application. I have light brunette hair but my eyebrows always were darker. I'm embarrassed to go in public and it's hard on my self esteem. Please help. I also have no idea how to apply to look natural.
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BEAUTY MAVEN Sprytely / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Best of luck! Just so you know, I've had a few women close to me lose all of their hair due to illness and I always thought they were beautiful anyway.  We are our own w... see post
Nude ProGenius Omega Treatment Milk instead of moisturizer...
I've been having so much trouble finding a moisturizer to wear during the day underneath my makeup.  It seems that everything I try either dries out my skin, or is too thick and doesn't mix well with/allow my makeup to go on smoothly (the moisturizer balls up and flakes off my skin?)   I've been very interested in trying Nude's ProGenius Milk, but would like to use it as a substitute for moisturizer underneath my primer and makeup.  I'm wondering if this product is moisturizing enough to stand alone, or if it would require using a moisturizer on top of it as well?   If it helps, for reference, I use: Smashbox Photofinish Primer Light Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Liquid Makeup Estee Lauder Double Wear Perfecting Loose Powder   Thanks in advance for your help!
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BEAUTY GURU roseps135 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Hi!  One of the girls at Sephora told me she uses it as a moisturizer, so I tried it and I like the milk as a standalone moisturizer.  I do like to use a hydrating toner... see post
What type of moisturizer should I use?
I'd say my skin is a bit dry after I wash my face with my face wash but then it gets oiler throughout the day. What type of moisturizer should I use? I was thinking of the Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel from Clinique, but I'm not sure. 
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kalynn0789 / NEWCOMER / replied
I have a similar problem, but did not want to get something too pricey.  I have found that First Aid Beauty has a daily facial moisturizer that is AMAZING!  I wash my fa... see post
Mascara
Hello -   I am looking for a mascara that does not smudge or flake. I just returned Too Faced Lash Injection and Urban Decay Perversion. I exchanged it for Buxom lash mascara which I have on now and it smudged as well. I have Too Faced Better Than Sex and that smudge and flakes (although I love that mascara). Please help! Thank you    
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Toya9404 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thanks Tracib1981! So, Diorshow will not smudge? see post
Bobbi Brown BB Cream Shade Help
Hi y'all, happy Friday! I got a sample of the Bobbi Brown BB cream in Light, and really like the formula, but I'm not sure if its a tad too dark for me and I should go for the Extra Light instead. Here is a photo of me in natural light wearing the Armani Luminous Silk Foundation in shade 3. Should I go buy the BB cream in Light, or Extra Light? TIA & have a great weekend!!
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BEAUTY BOSS starryeyes331 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Thanks Zanna!   I tried the Extra Light on in store, and it didn't quite cover some of the blemishes I have as well as the Light shade did. And I realize that BB cream... see post
Boscia Cleanser questions
I turn 26 next month and I have extremely sensitive skin (I was diagnosed in 2013 with a form of dermatitis). Basically if I put something on my skin or eat something wrong my body lets me know with-in 24 hours with hives and blisters. I have been using Origins face wash/Skin Care line, for several years now and am noticing that my skin is beginning to look rough and uneven. It feels really uneven too (feels like acne under my skin), my skin is also looking dull. I have had great luck with the Boscia line of products, I use the moisturizer under my make up and the make up break-up, cooling oil. Both work great, does Boscia have something I can use for on the days I have no make up on and just need a really good cleanser, especially one I can throw in my bag and wash my face with after I work out in between my classes?
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collegekid23 / NEWCOMER / replied
Hi thanks! I was looking at this one right now since I have the day off. Thanks for the reply I will definitely order it and give it a shot!    Thanks again!  see post