Just went through my collection and disposed it of all expired lipsticks! Ready to try out new things. Any brand is welcome besides Lime Crime (allergic reactions)! ALSO, I haven't even on the BB in forever! HEY GUYS!!! Heres a photo as a skin tone reference point.
Hi, my friend has been asking around for a good product to alleviate her dry lips, but I don't have that problem so I came here for help. She doesn't want an exfoliator because they just irritate her lips even more. Her lips are EXTREMELY dry to the point that the area around her lips is also dry and red.
I have been blonde for about 2 and a half years now-I'm sure a lot of you know the maintenance that comes with it. I recently decided to dye my hair back to it's natural state, an ashy brown. After the first dye job, my hair didn't take all the color so I went back and got it redone 3 days later. It's not been about 3 days since the dye job and I washed my hair this morning with color depositing shampoo, and IM GREEN! My hair has this faint, green tint to it that is noticeable. I have read online that it's because I didn't have the right base...but I can't afford another dye job. I just purchased the Tressa Watercolor shampoo that should deposit color (I used John Frieda this AM) and it say's it has red tones in it. The red should cancel out the green right? As a 16 year old in high school, the last thing I want is green tint to my brown hair. What would you recommend? Use the Tressa and see what happens?
I am brand new to face makeup, ive been doing my eyes (eyeliner, mascara, primer) for years and am confident with that. I am looking to get into face makeu but I am very acne prone and i have oily skin. so i have been looking into acne fighting foundations and primers but my question is if i get an acne fighting primer do i need an acne fighting foundation? I have also been looking at bb creams that are also acne fighting and along with that i was thinking of using just that on my face in the place of foundation since it is a lighter product. with that though would i need a primer underneath it? which brings me back to my first question again, if it would need to be acne fighting also
What is a good liquid foundation for combination skin, oily skin, that is light, and would cover up the redness of my skin? Looking for more coverage! I have only ever used powder as I have oily skin and didn't think that liquid would work for me but I want more coverage.
My mom asked for a fluffy powder brush for Christmas and said that since she's getting older (late 40s) she can't just use the puff that comes with it anymore because it settles into lines so she needs a fluffy brush to blend it out. I was thinking about it and I think maybe she needs a primer instead (I'm going to get a brush anyways but I might also get her a primer). Are there primers that cater to her issue or is there a different solution? side note: in terms of makeup she only uses a light layer of powder (I think it's l'oreal) and sometimes tinted lip balm, nothing else
Hello, I am interested in a new under eye concealer brush and am looking at either the Kat Von D Lock it Edge Concealer Brush or Marc Jacobs The Concealer Brush. The shape of both these look fairly similar. I have the Sephora Pro 57 brush which works quite well but was interested in something with a different shape. Would you recommend going with the Kat Von D brush or the Marc Jacobs? Thank you!
What are some tips for a flawless makeup application? More specifically the foundation application. My normal routine is excite, moisturize, prime and apply my foundation followed by blush and or bronzer. But I'm never happy with the result. I've tried numerous primers. He I find that my imperfections still show through. What are some tips to really maximize my routine?
I'm looking for a product that will hydrate my skin from being dry and being oily when its hot or humid outside. my t zone can get oily so i want to know what's the best pick? also please tell me the difference between laura's tinted moisturizer broad spectrum and the oil free?
Hi! I have a very sensitive skin and lately I am having quite a hard time with it. I am 40 (already!) and still have acne (little, very deep under the skin type of pimples, not exactly what you see on those acne treatment informercials). It will breakout for several reasons (hormone, heat, stress...) I followed different treatment for that (even with a dermatologist) and I found out that, because my skin is very sensitive, using acne treatment actually make it worst somehow...my combination skin is often mistaken for a very oily one because as soon as I use something too strong my skin get's oily to cope with the harsh ingredients. So, I am looking for new products for my skin because what I am using right now cause my skin to breakout a lot and my skin is itchy. I am using clinique products (the more gentle soap, the no.2 clarifying lotion, the turnaround revitalizing serum and the moisturizing gel). I am using the Neutrogena CC cream instead of a fondation. Usually when I combine a very gentle soap with very light moisturizing I am doing fine. I would like to know the products that may be better for me (from soap to moisturizer), which BB or CC cream to use, well, which skin care would make my skin better. I know my skin is not typical but maybe that might help other women that also have a very difficult skin. It's hard to find a product that will soothe and prevent acne, help with those first wrinkles as well as be gentle on a skin that won't put up with ingredients that are too strong. Thank you so much for your help! Ps. I hope the writing is not too bad, english is my second langage
I need a new moisturizer for the winter. I have very dry skin that peels but my skin can also be very oily. I need a moosturizer that is going to help my makeup last all day and not look oily. But I also need something that helps with my dry and sensitive skin. Any recommendations?
Hi experts! I'm 38 years old and I have super super dry skin with fine wrinkles and a loss of firmness. I've been using the "drunk elephant serums (for day and night)" and the "perricone face finishing moisturizer" on top The "face finishing moisturizer" is not hydrating enough for me in fall, when the humidity drops and the heater takes away the rest of the humidity. I was thinking to switch to either "Perricone hypoallergenic nourishing moisturizer" or "Peter Thomas Roth mega rich intensive anti aging". What do you think? What works best with my drunk elephant serums? Should I switch to moisturizer for daytime and a richer version for night time? Thanks so much in advance!!!
Hello! I'm looking for a tool to use with my Diorskin Nude Compact. The sponge it came with is longer usable... Are there any recommended sponges good for pressed powder? Or brushes? I've been searching for forever on the sephora website and out of luck. Thanks in advance!
I know that the Nars Sheer Glow is technically water based, but being as the second ingredient is a silicone I'm wondering if I'd be able to avoid having my makeup pill/bead/generally apply weirdly with the Hourglass primer despite the fact that it's mineral/silicone based. Has anyone tried this combo before? I'm also looking into the Smashbox Photo Finish Light primer but I'm very scared about switching up so much of my base makeup with my skin's pretty unrelenting sensitivity (other than being sensitive my skin is combo-oily but I'm not afraid of needing to blot or powder). Thanks!
I've been using Urban Decay's Naked concealer for a while and although I love the formula, I absolutely cannot stand the chemical smell it has! I've used Too Faced's Born This Way (thought it was too sticky and shiny) and NARS Creamy concealer (thought it was too dry and cakey) so I'd prefer something more of a light-medium coverage that isn't too drying or too sticky. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advanced!
I have previously gotten 1R02 on the Color IQ chart, and it's not too dark, but it looks way too yellow on me. I have dry skin, and want a medium-to-full coverage foundation. Any color/foundation recommendations? Thanks to all suggestions.
Hello! My foundation is starting to look slightly orange on me. It is fairly new and I use primers and setting powder. I currently wear Sephora 10hr wear in Light Cream 20 (Y). What would be a lighter shade? My Skin IQ is 2y06. Thank you!!!!!!!
Hi everyone, I am new to this so please bare with - I am going to Florida on holiday the end of this month for my birthday - and I am DESPERATE to buy myself some decent makeup.. I am 21 years old and have combination skin and a lot of milia (white heads) around my eyes and blackheads on my nose and a bit on my chin, my tzone is very oily also my cheeks can be sometimes! my face is a little bit red too. I am not happy with my skin and would love to buy the right products to cover this up. I am also quite pale and tend to wear ivory shades. I rarely get breakouts but my skin isn't in that great condition! I do wear makeup but not a lot. can somebody please recommend decent concealer, foundations, powders, highlight/bronzer, contouring, the LOT! I have saved hard for this holiday and cannot wait to treat myself!! ive heard a lot about abh, nars, nyx, UD etc. - but don't want to waste money on something that wouldn't suit me. thank you for all your help ladies I look forward to your replies! lab5991 xxx
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
I want to purchase the Kat Von D shade and light eye shadow palette, Too Faced bon bon palette, and the Tarte tartelette in bloom palette. I want to buy one right now but I don't know which one to get first! I don't wear much eye shadow, but I sometimes will wear warm matte eye shadow which already own some. I am looking for a good palette that I can use for special occasions, such as homecoming, and on an everyday basis too.