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Highlighter
My jacklyn hill highlighter has a dent in it . It just came in the mail today what can I do ? 
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Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint shade match for nc25
I'm trying to decide on which shade I should get from this line. Aiming for towards Shell or Nude. I'm an NC25 in Mac, Nars: Alaska for winter and St. Moritz for summer. In Giorgio Armani Luminous silk, I use 4.5. Can anybody help? I called into Hourglass and that was no help whatsoever although the rep was very nice.
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IT GIRL OCDee74 / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
I was NC25 as well but I have yellowish undertones. I use Warm Ivory in this foundation.  see post
Where else In Canada can Sunday Riley Luna be ordered from?
Seeing as how I cant get it from Sephora anymore, I am looking on both dermstore and the sunday riley site but don't see Luna anywhere. Any suggestions on where to order it from? I will be forever grateful!
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HALL OF FAMER k617 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Sunday Riley is back on sephora.ca now! see post
Desperately Need Color Help
I have had my foundation/ concealer/ eyeliner/ mascara game perfected for a while now but I desperately need color help. I wear the same three eyeshadows (Urban Decay baked, half baked, and ) along with chapstick or a barely pink gloss everyday. Please advise eyeshadows and lip colors for me. I have medium blonde hair, blue eyes, and my skin is fair with a lot of gold tones in it. Thank you!
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Clarisonic- worth it or not?
I have sensitive combo skin, and have a few fine lines. I've always assumed that a Clarisonic would do more harm than good as the bristles looked harsh to use on skin, and I've read mixed reviews on whether or not chemical or physical exfoliators are best. Can anyone share their opinion on them, or any recommendations?
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BEAUTY BUFF SamanthaKat / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
This was a concern of mine too. My cheeks are quite prone to ruddiness, and while it's not rosacea its really the only thing that bothers me about my skin. My biggest co... see post
A good SPF product for a day at the beach
I don't usually use SPF products unless they come in my foundation. I don't spend hours upon hours outdoors so I never really felt the need to wear SPF.   I'm going to be spending the day at the waterpark next week and I know that I seriously need some SPF or I'll be red like a tomato, no joke. I plan on buying a bottle of L'Oreal Ombrelle to use on my body, probably with an SPF of 30-45. I'm not sure if this is good to use on my face, I don't want it to break me out and I'm not sure if I'll be wearing makeup yet, I guess it depends on how hot it is and if I really want to deal with the maintenance of it while wet. I might just slap on my Too Faced BB cream which has SPF20.   I do have a sample of the Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield that I got with my last order so I was thinking of using this, either under my makeup or alone. Is this a good product and will my makeup go on smoothly?   Is there anything that's better that I should buy (specifically for my face)? It needs to be somewhat waterproof and have good lasting power. Keep in mind that I'm in Canada so there are certain brands I won't be able to order from Sephora.   And lastly, what waterproof basic makeup products do I need?
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BEAUTY MASTER studz / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Unfortunately we don't have Coola or Supergoop here :(   Hopefully my favourite skincare SAs will be working on Monday!! see post
SEPHORA Still Life Alchemy: Pro Airbrush #55
SEPHORA COLLECTION Still Life Alchemy: Pro Airbrush #55   Is this brush going to be for sale in Canada? 
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi ilovpurses,   I am looking into this for you. I will be in touch with you as soon as I have more information! see post
Can I return/exchange something I bought?
I bought a contour kit and I have used it 3-4 times, looks like new and everything but it doesn't fit with my color nor my mom's. Could I exchange it without the receipt? Thanks. 
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi there,   I recommend contacting your local store for more specific information on their return policy. The return policy can differ from store to store and ultima... see post
Making tough colors work. Any tips?
My new love is taupe lips...undertones more in the lilac or grey world than the more brown versions.  But I'm finding blush hard.  And I learned (via a MAC SA) how to wear those deep, almost black lip shades (the right blush and a little black eye liner).  Certain looks are harder to make work than others.  What tips do you have for those less simple colors and looks...that make them work?  So other examples are purple or lilac lips...the blush has to be cool with a blue or purple undertone.  Too much pastel and I need some black shadow in the crease and/or black eye liner.  So...how do you pull off taupe lips and other less than easy to balance looks?
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BEAUTY GURU sweetxteeth / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
thanks! i'm wearing LA Splash Lip Couture (it's a liquid lipstick that dries to a matte finish) in "OG Ghoulish" #14213. they also have another shade called "Ghoulish" t... see post
Is there a product that can make the folds around the lips less noticable?
I'm told the only way to get rid of these "folds" is to have something called PRP or Fraxel.  Is there another way?  Is there a product on the shelves that would make this less invasive?
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HALL OF FAMER vegchililover78 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I think I know what you mean so I'll throw out this recommendation. I've been using Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Anti Wrinkle Eye & Lip Cream and like it pretty well. I don't... see post
Finishing Spray/Facial mist
I'm looking for a finishing spray or a facial mist/toner that I can also use after makeup application. I already have the skindinavia setting spray, but I don't use that everyday because of the alcohol content, so basically I just want something to make my makeup appear less powdery/more blended on days when I choose not to use a setting spray. There seem to be so many options that I'm not sure what to try.  I have combination to dry skin.  I am also very sensitive to fragrance.  Any recommendations would be appreciated!
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BEAUTY WHIZ puglover05 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I LOVE the MUFE setting spray. It just makes everything look fresh and is good for when my skin is dry. It just makes my makeup look so much better. It is moisturizing a... see post
Make up essentials for a beginner?
I have oily skin ( shiny forehead, nose and chin pores everywhere my face and blackheads on my nose. I use cetaphil to cleanse my face everyday. However,  what are some good brands that last long for the following items ? BB cream in light beigh with spf (oil free) matte face powder (oil free) concealer:stick or liquid (oil free) to cover dark circles / bags under eyes  Brow pencil  lip gloss tinted lip balms  eye liner  Primer to cover up pores  will eye shadow be good on me ? if so which one? If not then it's fine.  I am Asian with monolids. I do not want false eye lashes. what will I need in my make up bag on the go?  
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BEAUTY BOSS Jesuslover14 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Definitely! see post
foundation that provides full coverage for acne scars and is light and not too noticeable?
  I have caramel colored skin (I do have the smashbox foundation liquid halo in no.7 just to give an idea). And I get oily skin in the hot weather and I do have acne scarring and partially sun burnt skin mostly on forehead and chin and the upper part of my nose. My main problem is finding the right foundation that doesn't give the translucent effect so that you don't see the scarring and that can last most of the day and feels light! Also that looks very natural on my skin. I do have a tad bit larger pores that are visible from close up and that gets a little bumpy in the hot weather. I don't have anymore acne or pimples just scars that are slightly prominent. Please help me on this it's really a problem. I really want something that makes my skin look lighter and fair and match my skin tone of my neck that is about 3-4 shades lighter. Thank you!
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Flaky Skin When Makeup is applied
What are the best products to use? I normally have oily acne prone skin, so I use products to help with that. But then I end up with my makeup looking dry & flaky...
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CHoard / NEWCOMER / replied
It's just the original formula. Probably 10-15... see post
Q. How you do make your eyes look this expressive with just eyeshadows?!
So, I've been looking back at this picture for quite a while now. My question is: How you do make your eyes look that expressive with just eyeshadows?!  I'd love to know how to achieve this, technique wise. And, since I know the eyeshadows' color play a big role in the look too, I'd appreciate some product recommendations too. 
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. For starters, she's emoting through her eyes and with her overall facial expression. From the subtle tilt of her head to her mouth slightly being agape, there's also stu... see post
new primer needed!
hey I want a primer that holds my makeup on place, that also controls my oily skin, and that doesn't break me up. Any sugestions?
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BEAUTY GURU nycmle / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I am OBSESSED with the Becca Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector, it has absolutely become my HG primer!   see post
Blackheads
What can I use to get rid of black heads ? I already do masks and I use dr Dennis chemical peels
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Since blackheads are caused from sebum being trapped in pores and oxidizing, thus giving them that black color, utilize the beta hydroxy acid (BHA) known as salicylic ac... see post
Q. help and opinions
What is the best and versatile pallet either from Too Faced or Urban decay for brown eyes and a conservative style.HE
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, Jellybean225! Both brands come with a huge variety of palettes. In terms of what is "best" can be very subjective, but in terms of versatility, is there a certain ra... see post
Julep color treat nail polish
Should you use a base coat under Julep color treat polish? If so, which one? What about a nail strengthened?
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HALL OF FAMER MarciaBrady / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I usually do use a base coat to prevent nail staining. Julep makes a variety of base/treatment combo products. There's at least one that's based on their oxygen treatmen... see post
Office Hours: Sephora PRO
Hey BeautyTalkers!    I'm sure you are all familiar with the concept of a "pop-up" shop / restaurant / juice bar / dog park  whatever , but today we have a special treat - a pop-up Live Chat!   I've got two AMAZING Sephora PRO artists with me, Julie Taing and Ilde Goncalves, who are here and ready to answer all of your burning beauty questions for the next hour (including everything you wanted to know about the new MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Foundation, Sephora Collection hakuho-do brushes, strobing, baking, or any other random new beauty trend that's out at the moment).   They are on BeautyTalk RIGHT NOW and ready to answer your questions. So ask away!     
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HALL OF FAMER fatimamummy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ahhh I totally missed it :( see post
Color Matching!
Can anyone tell help me with a color match please??? Im ordering the Makeup Forever Mat Velvet + Matifying foundation in No25-Warm Ivory, but I need to find to find a matching color in the Makeup Forever Full Cover Concealer. Thanks beauties . Have a gorgeous day!
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SIGHTSEER carol322 / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Flesh or Pink Porcelain should work but Sephora has a shade match number now and if you don't have yourself matched in the store you can just type in a foundation you we... see post
Best teeth whitening products/tools?
So my smile isn't looking too good on account of the fact that I didn't take good care of it in my younger years. My fault of course. It's not too bad but I'd love to whitenn it up to feel more confident. There's so many different things out there so I thought I'd ask here. I don't really have a budget. Something that I can also easily attain since I live Canada, I don't mind getting stuff shipped in. Thanks in advance!
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BEAUTY PRO Shaelynn / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I'm really tempted to try this. Would I be able to return this if I didn't see any results? I know Sephora has a really good return policy, but I know I'd have to use a ... see post
Q. tarte foundation
hi! in the mufe ultra hd foundation, I am in the shade y365. what shade would I be in the tarte Amazonian clay 24 hr foundation?
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi madelynv24,   You would be  Tan Honey - tan skin with peach undertone in the tarte  Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15!  see post
Mascara vs. Eyelash Enhancers
So my friends birthday is coming and and she asked for and I quote: "Any mascara that will make my **bleep** eyelashes POP!"  So i was wondering what would be better..a great mascara or a tube of eyelash enhancers? What brands are the best for big lashes? Im more of a lipstick/eyeliner gal so I need some expertise!
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JuliePRO SEPHORA PRO / SEPHORA PRO SEPHORA PRO / replied
Hi Chrstntlnrs,    Some really great mascaras to make your eyelashes "pop" that I found helped my lashes is to layer a mascara base before mascara for the full volume.... see post
When will the new ABH shadow couture world traveler's palette be for sale online?
humerasalman18 / NEWCOMER / replied
Is itavailable at UK sephora?  And can anyone tell me if UK's sephora is expensive then that of U.S's?? see post
Best skincare products to support prescription acne topicals
What is the best cleanser and moisturizer (one for day with SPF, one for night without), to use to cleanse & then hydrate sensitive, dehydrated, slightly combo to pretty dry, skin that is about to be treated with Differin (prescription topical retinoid) and Duac (prescription topical containing benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin) for moderate acne? I know my skin is already sensitive & VERY prone to dryness/dehydration, yet also prone to clogged pores, obviously. PLEASE HELP!! Thank you in advance!
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BGxoxo / NEWCOMER / replied
Thanks for all of the helpful suggestions. I have had my hormones tested a couple of times, and results came back "normal". I do, however, have an anxiety disorder so I ... see post
Q. lancome foundation
in the mufe ultra hd foundation I am in the shade  y365. what shade would I be in the lancome teinte idol ultra 24hr foundation?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi madelynv24,   I think it might just a touch darker, but your best match in Lancome would probably be  410 Bisque W.   http://www.sephora.com/teint-idole-ult... see post
Clogged pores, Large Pores
What is the best cleanser/treatment for clogged large pores on nose and cheek area. I feel as though my skin is rougher there and you can usually see small bumps when I have foundation on. What should I do about this to make my skin clear and not have as many clogged pores? Thanks!!
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Beaut1010,   When I'm feeling clogged I like to use Origins Charcoal Mask - charcoal is a great ingredient for drawing out dirt and clearing skin. If you don't wa... see post
Becca foundation/Yves Saint Laurent
Hi!  I usually wear the Becca Ultimate foundation Crème in color Nude, I wanted to try the Yves Saint Laurent Fusion Ink...just because the Sephora I usually can get to does not carry Becca, which color would be a good match?  Or what would be another great full coverage foundation?  Thanks! 
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Best face powder for oily skin and long lasting?
I wear a BB cream called Missha M perfect cover cream in shade # 21 (light beigh) However, I have oily skin (looking for oil free make up products) and it wears off but I still like it because it's oil free. My skin gets oily /shiny on my forehead, nose and chin. How can I fix this? I've been told mineral make is best but how what are your suggestions ?  Second , what do girls carry nowadays in their make up bags ? Sorry for asking the same things. I'm a college student that recently became interested in make up. 
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BEAUTY PRO Daskala78 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
My all-time favorite powder is Laura Mercier loose translucent powder.  It helps my face remain matte, absorbs oil, and doesn't change the color of my foundation.  This ... see post