I'm 37 and after many years of ugly breakouts, I finally got my combo/oily acne prone skin somewhat under control- although I am starting to notice more fine lines around my eyes but that's a different story I use the PTR Irish Mud Cleanser, Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner, and clinique dramatically different moisturizer. As of the past month, I also use the clarisonic Mia a few times a week and the origins charcoal mask weekly. It feels amazing to not have a bunch of pimples, but I have a really uneven skin tone and the texture is HORRIBLE! Its so uneven. What products would you recommend to help with this issue. I'm so scared of trying new products and then starting to breakout again. Thanks for your help
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I am currently using the YSL touche eclat le teint foundation I have 2 shades BR 45 AND B20 one for when I have a spray one for when I don't.I have dry skin so this was recommended by an employee at Sephora. Prior to my foundation I am using tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hr Perfecting Primer and nars concealer after, I prime, apply my foundation conceal.Bake my under eye- you get it BUT Both shades come out patchy on my nose and is not full coverage, why is this? I set my face with spray but should I be setting it with powder too? This is so frustrating and a waste.
So I was in a store the other week and I waited over an hour for someone to help color match me and no one was available. I left after waiting for so long. In the summer I wore Smashbox Studio Skin 15 hour wear foundation in 2.4. I wanted to try the new Anatasia Stick Foundation and what shade would you think I would be? I was debating between that stick foundation and clinique's. I have used Bobbi brown's but it was a bit too thick and light for me. Thank you!!!
I have very dry skin and was looking around to see what people would recommend. I'm currently having issues where my make up sticks to dry patches. I've been fairly consistent with skincare and it seems to be working, but I feel like I need to add something else to help. The products I have been using are the FAB Ultra Repair Cream, Josie Maran Argan Oil, Ole Henrikson Truth Serum, the Origins Drink Up Sleep mask, Origins Rose Clay Retexurizing mask and the FAB Radiance Facial Pads. Any other recommendations would be appreciated!
hello... i was thinking of introducing retinol into my skin care routine... what is the best % to start off with? i have oily/combo skin… break out easily. if i did introduce it in my routine…how would i use with respect to other products? thanks
Not sure if I should get the light, medium(is suggested for redheads) or deep shade for the Benefit Cosmetics Soft & Natural Brow Kit. My hair is not as blonde as the picture is (still a little highlighted)BUT as you can see my eyebrows are darker and very thin. I appreciate any feedback.
Hey all, I was looking for a lip liner to go with ABH Pure Hollywood liquid lipstick. I'm really bad at these things... Also, if anyone could suggest nice lip shades for me that would be great! For reference, I have pale-ish skin with neutral to cool undertones, so corals/oranges/etc. generally DO NOT look good on me, at all. I'm looking for cute light pinks (not barbie-doll pink) that would go with a more prominent eye look (so not dramatic lips). Thanks!!
I'm looking for a new primer to help with my uneven skin tone,which is not bad, I would just prefer my skin to be all one color lol. So any recommendations on what to use? I have combination skin so nothing too oily or too matte
I just recently bought the Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer and it doesn't conceal my dark under eye circles. Also it looks dry and crepey under my eyes. What should I do? I might return it and buy another concealer from Sephora but I need recommendations. Do I need a colour corrector?
As a teenage girl who is completely obsessed with makeup, I have recently gotten into the Too Faced palettes. After purchasing the sweet peach palette I really want to try out the chocolate bar palettes but I'm not sure which would suit my skin tone well. I have warm toned skin with yellow/golden undertones, I can't decide which would look good with my complexion. What do you think semi-sweet or original chocolate bar?
I have dark circles and wrinkles under my eyes. The eye creams I've tried either make my eyes itchy or cause milia. Where do I start looking for something new? They can be so expensive I don't want to try it and have the same issues.
Hi, I'm needing some help deciding what foundation to buy. Lily Lolo Mineral was my go to foundation because it has been the only foundation powder/BB cream didn't cause my sensitive, breakout prone, dry patch prone skin to freak out with itching/redness, acne, and oily/rough patches (yeah, I get both at once when I have a reaction: usually oily redness on the forehead/nose, itchy dry on my cheeks, and cystic acne on my chin/jawline; it's a bummer), but their customer service finally drove me away. Before that I used ColorScience, which was good but after a few years it started to cause a reaction. I'm very outdoorsy, so I have to have SPF (but can only tolerate zinc and titanium, the other stuff causes a horrible rash) -- and have to battle super dry skin in the winter and sweaty/oily in the summer (which means different foundation formulations usually), and my skin is very light in the winter but really tans quite darkly in the summer. So, I also have trouble with getting a correct match (I mixed medium neutral with light olive tones and that seemed to work well -- but that means I have to buy at least 4 foundations: one combo for the winter, one for the summer -- and I'd like to not have to buy that much foundation). I have a hard time with foundation, as you can see! I love the customer service at Sephora, and so far am in love with your cleansing waters/milk (thus far they have been very good to my skin) so if you have any products that might work for me please let me know!
I am sooooo pale and it's so hard to find a foundation. I've been matched for a few (Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Foundation in 0.5 and It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50+ in Fair) and I think they look fine in the store, but after a few uses I realize they're not the right skin tone at all, but to my luck I'm already using the lightest shade. I also have a problem with little fine lines in between my eyebrows, forehead, and my smile lines that always seems to crease no matter what. I also have freckles that I like to cover up. What are some medium-full coverage foundations that has crazy pale shades and will NOT crease!!
I have dark circles and bags under my eyes that I have had for as long as I can remember. Have yet to find something that works. What would you recommend to help that? Also need something affordable but works. Thanks.
What is your favorite highlighter? Hello lovlies! I am purging my stash and thinning it out. I am only keeping what I truly love. One of the collections I am keeping is my LE highlighter collection. I love them! Here are some pics of my unused ones. It is dark out , so pics not that great! Please share your favorite highlighters, sparkly shimmery goodness! Post your pics and your faves!
Hello! I am helping my mom find a new foundation. She has fair skin and is in her 50s. Her favorite foundation was the Stila Illuminating Foundation in the shade 20 watts (discontinued!!). She is looking for a foundation that is medium coverage, but is illuminating and brightening. She has combination skin, currently more on the dry side due to the cold weather. Last time she went foundation shopping, she picked up Clinque Beyond Perfecting Foundation and Concealer in shade 1 Linen- but she doesn't love it. Have you tried anything that you like or recommend? Thank you!
I don't understand Lancome's shade range. I have yellow undertones, not orange and a good color match for me is makeup forever ultra hd in 127. I also use BECCA's ultimate complexion creme in the shade nude. I have medium-light tan skin! I've seen swatches of 320 W Bisque and it looks really dark, so I'm not particularly interested in that shade for myself
I wear my sunscreen from Paula's Choice on mornings and on afternoons before I leave the office. I live in the Caribbean so the weather is generally sunny and around 33 degrees celcius everyday. My face especially has darkened compared to the rest of my body. I am a medium tan shade with yellow undertones and my face has now become brown toned so when I apply foundation there is a different tone on my face from from neck and body. How can I lighten my face once again? Are there any products I can use that do not contain Hydroquinone?