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Q. Marc Jacobs Blush Brush
Not sure if I'm the only person with this issue. I Absolutely love my Marc Jacobs brush collection. I am looking to purchase "The Blush" Brush by MJ (the head of the brush itself has all black bristles, where as most if not all other MJ brushes sold at Sephora have the white tips). The first time I saw this brush was one MJ instagram or something and since I had never seen it before figured Sephora just didn't carry. However a couple months ago I saw it advertised in a store (like a brush in display that you could touch and test) with a section for the product boxes that just seemed to be sold out, so I came home and checked online..nothing. Then just this weekend I was at Sephora Sq 1 and yet again saw it advertised... with one brush left in the spot where the boxes for sale would be. But the brush didn't have a box, it was only in the cheap plastic wrapping. Now I really really want this brush, but I'm not spending all that money without getting it brand new in the box! Does anyone know if Sephora actually even carries this brush and a location where I could get it or if it will ever be available online? Thank you in advanced for any suggestions!!  
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi @alexadawn25,   We do carry this brush! It is available online now! I suggest contacting your local Sephora directly to see if they carry this item and if they a... see post
Q. Dupes for KvD's Liquid Lipstick in "Lovesick" and "Lolita"?
I swatched both of these at Sephora and fell in  love  with these! They're so pretty, but pricey for me at the moment especially since I already have many liquid lipsticks... I just can't justify spending that much on one liquid lipstick. Literally anything cheaper is fine online and in stores. 
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC rachel978 / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / answered
A. I don't personally remember the dupes off of the top of my head, but if you go to temptalia and type in the product then they'll give you a nice list of dupes with side ... see post
Q. What is the best concealer to cover up redness from rosacea?
I have a lot of redness on my face from rosacea. It's embarrassing! What is the best concealer out there to hide redness? Right now I'm using Benefit Fake Up but it just isn't doing the trick.
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BEAUTY BOSS nikki25gee / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. I like the MUFE green correcting concealer to neutralize the redness, then I would apply foundation over that. If your redness still shows or you want extra coverage on ... see post
Q. NARS concealer help!
I use the NARS tinted moisturizer in Groenland and I am wanting to purchase the concealer for under eye area brightening. I am leaning towards custard- would this be a right match? 
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi queencharlotte,   Yes, Custard, would be perfect as an undereye concealer! It's about 2 shades lighter than Groenland and will really brighten your overall comple... see post
Q. Concealer for Oily Type Skin
I recently purchased the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Custard because of all the rave it gets online and with my friends. Unfortunately, this left my skin super dry and patchy at the end of the day wherever I placed the concealer. I wash my face every night with Philosophy's Purity Made Simple cleanser. I moisturize every night with Ole Henriksen Invigorating Night Treatment, and follow up every morning with another face wash then treating my skin with Ole's Truth Serum and Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel. All in all, my skin is NOT dry whatsoever and since I started really taking care of my skin it doesn't get as oily throughout the day as it used to.    I used Clinique's Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer in Alabaster but it was leaving my skin just as patchy as NARS did, only it happened just an hour or so after applying while the NARS concealer lasted a few hours more without looking patchy. I've gone through the online store to see if I could find anything with awesome reviews, but I'd like to get a better idea from you guys. If it helps with anything, I listed down below what I use for my make up routine (and my skin doesn't get patchy whatsoever).    Face Primer: Hour Glass Veil Mineral Primer Foundation: Benefit Cosmetics 'Hello Flawless!' Oxygen Wow Liquid Foundation in the color Honey Setting Powder: Laura Mercier  Contour: Benefit Cosmetics HOOLA Matte Bronzer Highlight: BECCA x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Pop Setting Spray: Urban Decay De-Slick Oil-Control
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi frannnxox,   Have you tried NARS' regular concealer? It comes in a stick and I absolutely love it! If you already know you're a match in Custard, you can try it o... see post
Q. long lasting makeup
Smudge proof waterproof makeup for athletes? How to make makeup last all day?
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BEAUTY SAVANT natalia15 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / answered
A. Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Bronzer MUFE Waterproof Eyeliner Benefit They're Real Mascara Stila Stay All Day Liquid Liner KVD Liquid Lipstick Lancome 24 hour fo... see post
Q. Make Up Forever
What color lipliners should I use with Make Up Forever Rouge Artist Intense lipstick in #23 and #28...thank you.
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Stella.  For #23 I would use Aqua Lip Nude Beige 1C and for #28 I would use Aqua Lip Rosewood 2C. http://www.sephora.com/aqua-lip-waterproof-li... see post
Q. Buying a gift
hello, well i'm completely new to this, I am trying to buy some products for a friend but i dont know what tones to get, let alone what product to get. The person im buying for is Asian and has fair skin.   Any advice is appreciated!!!!!
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi JamesCraw,   Have you checked out our Gift section? You can narrow your search down by price and category (on the left):   http://www.sephora.com/gifts   ... see post
Q. Availability of Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Correction Pads
Hello,   I've been using the Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Corrections Pads for quite some time now. I noticed a month or two ago that they were out of stock, and now the website states that they cannot be shipped to the US.    I was wondering why is this item no longer available for purchase here? and will it be again? I also noticed that Sephora stores no longer carry this product.   I have had great results using the pads, and I would preferably like to continue using them as well as purchasing them through Sephora.    Otherwise, what other products would you recommend that are similar?   Greatly appreciate your response.   Thanks
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi pilsener,   I was able to reach out to PTR directly about this and they notified me that the gentle pads have been discontinued because they found more clients pr... see post
Q. Eye makeup remover....what do you recommend for waterproof mascara?
I am looking for a good, but gentle, eye makeup remover for waterproof mascara. I loved the remover that Too Faced used to carry but you cannot get it anymore. I've used Dior and Lancôme and have been underwhelmed. Any suggestions?
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BEAUTY MAVEN Sephoraneedmore / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / answered
A. I use Lancome Bi-Facial because I love water-proof mascara! This won't break your lashes or leave your eyes blood shot either. A dupe would be CoverGirl water-proof eye ... see post
Q. Lathering vs non lathering shampoo
I recently purchased the living proof curl shampoo. I love the living proof line however I find it does not help my waves and it makes it feel a little greasy and dry. I am unsure if it is because I am using just the shampoo and not the curl conditioner with it or if it is a non lathering shampoo. I am thinking about switching to the Devacurl line. Thoughts?
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BEAUTY GURU Harpier82 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. I will always suggest to anyone even vaguely interested that they try out DevaCurl.  (Actually, I'd most recommend the new Decadence line, but the original is also very,... see post
Q. FOUNDATION HELP!
Whenever I buy a foundation and think it matches, it always ends up making my face look more pink/red than the rest of my body.  What exactly am I doing wrong? Please help! I've wasted so much money on foundation that I can't wear.
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HALL OF FAMER myxducky / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. there could be a few reasons this happens.   i find sometimes stores don't exactly have the best lighting, which might have a part in why it appears to be a match, onl... see post
Q. favorites
Best makeup recommendations for cool with a rosy undertone? I have oily and acne prone skin with some scarring on my cheeks if anyone has any tips on how to cover it as well that would be awesome!
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi shana3035,   Can you specify what kind of makeup you're interested in? Are you just referencing foundations and face makeup or are you also interested in lips, ey... see post
Q. Shattered Becca highlighter fix
I opened my opal highlighter to use today and found it completely shattered (except I didn't even drop it?). Does anyone have a way as to how I could fix this because homegirl isn't about spending another $50?
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi emtac,    Sorry to hear this! I am going to send you a private message regarding this. Please check your inbox when you have a moment. Thank you.    Best, M... see post
Q. Foundation cakinessi in eye area
i got my makeup done earlier today by a seohora makeup professional to get ready for an event this evening.  Now I am getting ready to go out and it looks all caked around my eyes emphasizing crepiness and wrinkles.  Is there any way to remedy this or is my only solution to take it all off and start over?  Thanks for any advice
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Angel,   I have a couple of ideas for you! If you have a BeautyBlender or micro mini, I suggest dampening it and lightly patting in the areas where you're seeing ... see post
Q. Eyebrow Advice?
I've been filling in my eyebrows for about 2 years now and I feel like I've improved greatly in skill. I finally upgraded to an ABH brow definer and I love it but I feel like I'm filling my eyebrows wrong. I feel like my lack of an arch and sparse hair leaves me over-compensating with blocky brows.  Can someone give me advice on how to tweeze or wax my eyebrows into a better shape? What would be the best way to fill in my brows, working with the hair I have?  Pictures: My natural brows, and how I typically fill them in. 
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HALL OF FAMER fatimamummy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I agree with others. You Brow shape is very nice and you are doing a good job while filling them. Only the middle picture shows a bit over filled brows. Last two picture... see post
Q. Nude Skincare Moisturizer Substitute
I must say, I am so very sad to hear that Nude is leaving Sephora; it was the only thing I could use on my sensitive, acne-proned skin that wouldn't cause further breakouts   My question to you lovely beauties is what is your favorite moisturizer? I have combination skin with a dry T-Zone and oily everywhere else.
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi ashleyhj,   I suggest the IBUKI Refining Moisturizer Enriched by Shiseido. This moisturizer  corrects the appearance of unevenness such as visible pores, breakout... see post
Q. New Foundation Wanted
Hey!! I have dry skin with an oily T-zone (so combo) and i want a new foundation that is medium to full coverage that is long wearing (wont sweat away) and will not look cakey, any suggestions? 
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi GabGab96 I think Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation would be perfect for you.  It looks fantastic on combo skin.  It has a full coverage but doesn't look or feel... see post
Q. Prom Makeup
I have this dress for prom and I wear glasses. I was wondering if I should do my eye makeup darker instead of a light brown/gold because it might be hard to see from far away. I just wanted opinions and see if I should do more of a dramatic smokey eye, since I was thinking it could bring out my blue eyes and make my false lashes look better.   
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Mmadison,   I love this dress! I'm assuming you plan on wearing your glasses for prom? If so, can you give us an idea of what color and shape your glasses are? We... see post
Q. Freebies?
after a beauty class, do you get to go home with freebies? 
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BEAUTY MASTER theramenlover / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / answered
A. Hm, I guess it depends on where/what the classes are? I've been to quite a few (Skincare, Foundation, Eyeliner, etc) and I've always gotten some samples. I will say that... see post
Q. Is this a good skin care regimen?
I'm 21, oily/combination/acne prone skin, very fair skin. In the mornings, I wash my face with Tarte Deep Dive Cleansing gel, and follow up with an under eye cream (DERMAdoctor Kakadu C Eye Soufflé), Anti-redness serum (REN evercalm anti-redness serum), and a moisturizer (Sunday Riley Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream) At night, its the same routine, except after washing my face, I add in Retin-A.
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Erinecstasy, All those are great products so it just depends on whether you are satisfied with the results you are getting from them. :) see post
Q. What is my true color match in Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup?
I want to get a true color match with the  Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay -in-Place makeup, but I can't find this product around my area. I have a true match with make up for ever Ultra HD 120=y245 (color IQ is 3Y04). I also have a Giogrio Armani luminous silk foundation which shade is 4 (lighter than my true match, but it works perfect on me). Another true color match I got in store is Laura mercier mineral powder real sand (color IQ is 2R04). Can anyone figure out what is my color match in Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay -in-Place Makeup ?  Thanks!
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Lerdy, based on what you are using you are in between  Ivory Nude 1N1 and  Ecru 1N2. Ivory Nude is a little lighter and Ecru is a little darker, so it depends which w... see post
Q. Cleaning my Beauty Blenders
I have had my Beauty Blenders for quite some time now. I have the pink one and the black one. I recently ran out of my cleaner that came with the set of Beauty Blenders, and lets face it, been too lazy to go out and buy more. So I have been using a shampoo that I keep to the side, it cleans them very well BUT it has left them dry and not as soft. Any tips on how to re- "moisturize" my beauty blender? And a at home remedy to clean them? Thank you!!
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I use dr bronners. It's a Castille soap and therefore is made from olive oil I believe so I haven't had drying issues and it cleans my sponges really well to the point t... see post
Q. Skincare
Hi, I am trying to find a good nighttime moisturizer for my combination-oily skin , which can sometimes be dry in certain areas. What would you recommend? I also want to try looking into skin oils, but I am not sure about where to start. Any advice?
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi MichelleeeN, I agree with DanielleHadikin's moisturizer recommendation. For an oil, I'd recommend Josie Maran Argan Oil Light. It is designed specifically for combo t... see post
Q. Primer suggestion water/silicone
I just purchased the Laura mercier oil free photo foundation can you tell me what primer I should use with this. I have smashbox primer water, hourglass mineral veil, MUFE hydrating and the smooth one. Benefit pore fesional. Bare minerals prime time I'm sure I'm forgetting one lol so can you tell me if any of those will work I get confused on what is water based and so on the second ingredient in the foundation is aqua but the first is a silicone I believe
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Sammy1430, I would say either the Porefessional or the Mineral Veil. :) see post
Q. FOREO LUNA 2 OR LUNA MINI 2?
Looking to invest in either the Foreo luna 2 OR luna mini 2? Im 24, my skin is fairly normal, with occasional dry spots around my nose and chin. Any advice would be great, thanks! 
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Q. Best kiss-proof and long-lasting lipstick that keeps your lips soft?
I have been wanting to try out a new lipstick, but I need help finding one. I like the look of most matte lipsticks, but they leave my lips too dry. I have tried the NYX matte lip creams, but they leave my lips dry and it doesn't last long. I want to get lipstick that lasts and doesn't transfer onto anything/anyone. I basically want lipstick that makes me forget I'm wearing it. I am open to trying lip stains, but I don't personally have experience with them so I wouldn't know what kind to get. Just nothing overly glossy!   Please help! I need opinions.   Thanks -Gaby
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BEAUTY MAVEN strick81 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / answered
A. Personally I like Kat von D Lolita for date nights, if that helps at all see post
Q. Which Clinique acne clearing kit is best to use?
What acne kit do you think is better to use? The Clinique acne solutions clear skin system starter kit or the Clinique acne solutions clearing kit?
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi AllieWilliams,    It really depends if you are trying to clear up a blemish or if you are looking for more of a daily system. The Starter Kit is more of a treatme... see post
Q. For a lasting matte look, powder or liquid?
What products would you recommend for a dry matte look that can stay put on my face even in warm weather?   I live in California, so it is pretty common to have a hint of face sweat as I go about my day in the sunshine. I wear a cream concealer under Sephora powder foundation, and I feel like maybe 30% of the time I will look in the mirror on my lunch and there are my cheeks, shining through a couple small patches where my make up used to be, but isn't.    I typically avoid liquid foundations because I hate that wet look they can give you. I know some people live for that, but to me it just looks like a shiny, sweaty face. I like a soft, dry, look, which is why I'm so excited that Matte everything is showing up all over the place. But does liquid matte really come out matte? I figured this is exactly where to find out.    My morning beauty routine is: splash of toner, moisturizer, do my hair while my moisturizer absorbs, concealer, do my eyes while my concealer dries, then powder foundation. Is my make up moving around because I'm doing something wrong?    What products would you recommend for a dry matte look that can stay put on my face even in warm weather?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Danielle23Starr,   The Hourglass Immaculate® Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil Free is my go-to. It provides a matte finish and absorbs excess oil throughou... see post
Q. Concealing Deep Set Eyes
Hey all! I have tried so hard lately to cover up my deep set eyes but I can't find anything that helps.  I'm so self-conscious about it although I'm sure it isn't that bad! I have attached a picture to show what I'm talking about!  This picture is after using Bobbi Brown Corrector.  Any help is greatly appreciated!! Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER Sprytely / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Bring your eyebrows in as suggested below and try highlighting the inner corners and using a light shade here and across your lid as well: Use liner on you lower wa... see post