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What Kind of Tissue?
I have several non-peel facial mask products that say to leave on for X-minutes and then tissue off .  What kind of tissue do they mean?  Certainly not the Kleenex-type nose tissues.  I've seen some discussions about oil-blotting tissue, (wrapping) tissue paper, or rice paper or other oil blotting papers, and even toilet seat covers (!).    But I've never seen anything that expressly addresses what to use for these masks.  Is there a product out there without powder in them, or are we suppose to make our own?  Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER kalex / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I agree with Vanillammm, "tissue off" simply means "wipe off".  You can use whatever (washcloth, cotton pads, muslin, etc..) works best for you. see post
Eye cream for mid 30s that doesn't cause milia
I am in my mid 30s and I decided to splurge on the Premier Cru eye cream from Caudalie because I love the line, but unfortunately, it caused me to have milia under both eyes within a week's use and I had to stop using it. I do not have any wrinkles yet, so I want to use a good preventative eye cream to preserve my skin. Overall, my skin is oily around t-zone and combination on other parts of the face. Should I buy the Cauldalie Vinoexpert serum for the eyes and use it on its own AM and PM without any eye cream? Or should I buy the Vinosource SOS eye cream which seems much lighter than the Premiere Cru? I am also open to trying other lines as long as the product is paraben free and comes in a tube or pump, no jar. Please advise. Thanks! 
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HALL OF FAMER vegchililover78 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I use Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream. Not 100% sure, but I believe this product is paraben free. Here is a snippet from the product description...   see post
Heated Eyelash Curlers
Hey BT! I've been reading a bit about heated eyelash curlers and I'm starting to see a couple of people mention them on youtube. Has anyone here tried using one? If so, which one did you use? I've seen a couple of them sold by Sephora and then heard of others on the market as well. I've never been good with a typical eyelash curler and am wondering if this is something that could work for me.    Also, has there been any information about how safe they are? I am just wondering how safe something that is heated can be held that close to your eye.    Any insight anyone has would be greatly appreciated! 
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HALL OF FAMER shapeshifter / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have the Japonesque one that's just like the sephora one and I LOVE it. I actually still use a regular curler, just to get all the lashes going in the right direction,... see post
Foundation for Oily Skin
Hello! So I've recently been trying to find a good foundation for my oily skin especially since the summer months are coming up. I am looking at the Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil Free by Hourglassbut while watching some reviews I heard that it tends to cling to your facial hairs which is not very peaking to me; I also heard that it is for mature skin and I am a young lady so I'm not sure if it would work, I do like the fact that everyone said it keeps you completely matte all day. I've also been looking at the tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour full coverage liquid foundation but I've heard that does control oil. I've also looked I to the NARS sheer glow but don't think that would be suitable for my skin type. I am a cruelty free consumer and need some help, do you think the Hourglass foundation would work for me?
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Hair tool suggestion
Hi ladies   I need a hair styling tool mostly for curling. I have fine and straight hair with medium thickness. My hair does not hold style easily, even with the use of products. Also I have never invested into a good tool, its about time I do so. I have been looking into the instyler or the t3 twirl 360. If you have experience of either of these or any suggestion for a good styling tool, please let me know. Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER HookedOnBeauty2 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I recently switched all my hair tools to T3. The blowdryer is awesome and so is the flat iron. For curling my hair I bought the T3 1.75 body waver and also the Whirl Tri... see post
Match this color?
 I have to do this makeup for a show but I can't seem to get the right cheek/undereye color. Any suggestions?
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margoxx12 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you!!! see post
Sunday Riley products for older skin?
What 2 or 3 Sunday Riley products do you recommend for someone wanting to start a regimen for older skin? I'm especially interested in the oils and a moisturizer.
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Lgbanderson / NEWCOMER / replied
This sounds great! I need help with firming my skin, too. Will the Luna Sleeping Night Oil help with that? And do I use it in place of a moisturizer at night? How about ... see post
Pls Help to find Philip B Blue Spray skin cooling mist.. #cancersurvivor
Hello, I have been searching avidly everywhere online in USA and beyond, for the "Philip B Blue Spray (Skin Cooling Mist)" .. has been discontinued by Philip B, but is still available at some stores.. Any ideas where I can check, or, does anyone know of a product that is comparable to this? Seriously helps bone Cancer & chronic pain (the aromatherapy qualities).. thank you for any ideas/thoughts/help/knowledge that you may have... God Bless You ~LyndsieDee
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Too bad they don't have it. Have you contacted Philip B to see if they may be able to find it and ship to you? I know a few companies that have discontinued programs.  ... see post
Traveling with Beauty Blender
Hello,   I'm wondering what people use to carry their Beauty Blenders when traveling? I'm currently using a case I found at Muji that fits the BB pretty well, but the last time I travelled, I forgot to unpack it right away when I got back, and my BB got moldy.     Interested to see what travel storage solutions people have for this particular item since it needs to be wet.   Thank you!  
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BEAUTY BOSS molkie / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I also use the air.port pouch and it's big enough to hold the blender, a mini blender and a mini solid cleanser. see post
Why do I get a burning feeling after using a moisturizer?
I am not a sensitive skin person and never have this problem before. Lately I have been getting a burning feeling after using all kind of moisturizers (FAB, origins, etc.). I mean FAB is supposed to sooth my skin. Can someone tell me why?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Anything that's claimed to be gentle can still be irritating.   Does a splash of water hurt?  see post
color match helo!
Can anyone tell me what color should I get in Tarte's amazon class 12 hour makeup if I use Laura Mercier's Silk Creme Foundation in Cashew Beige
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @AiminFla,   Adding onto @lylysa's comment, Cashew Beige is also my closest foundation match in  Laura Mercier's Silk Creme Foundation and I wear Medium-Tan Honey... see post
Laura Silk Creme Oil Free Photo foundation in Beige Ivory vs Bamboo Beige?
I was looking at Cover FX drops, but need less steps as a busy new mom. My color IQ of 3Y06 matched me to Laura M Silk Creme Oil free in Beige Ivory, but that's light with neutral to warm undertones. Interesting, because in person, most pros think I'm cool undertone. I was sampled Rose Ivory and it's so pink and light. I prefer a neutral finish and was wondering if Bamboo Beige would be light enough?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That I may not have the answer to, if you're using the Stay Matte formula in Alabaster then go off that read. I pulled from the Even Better just for kicks to see if it w... see post
Caudalie or REN??
So i've been looking to get some new products because I feel like my serum was doing absolutely nothing and I just need to add a good mask. I was thinking about REN, particularly the Radiance Perfection Serum and the Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask. I went into sephora today and the BA that helped me was very nice but pretty much every product she pushed me towards was Caudalie and I actually noticed that most of the customers were being helped with Caudalie products, there were stations everywhere (I have a feeling this had something to do with Mathilde Thomas being in the store) she recommended the Cauda lie Vinosource S.O.S Thirst Quenching Serum  and the Caudalie Glycolic Peel. I feel like anytime I tried to ask about comparing the two I couldn't get much of an answer. I know Caudalie is a good brand but I figured I would go to the boards!   Little background on my skin... it's pretty crappy. Dry skin, finally getting over cystic acne that decided not to affect me until I hit 21 i'm now 24, dark marks due to the acne, dealing with few bumpy clogged pores on my cheek and lastly fine lines on the forehead.   Anyway, any opinions on these products? Has anyone used one or both and did you like one better than the other? What kind of results did you see? Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hmmm... Everything I'm finding says that Caudalie doesn't test on animals but because they sell their products in China, the Chinese government reserves the right to tes... see post
At home laser hair removal devices, which one is the best?
I been debating on whether to  purchase a Tria, Silk'n or an Iluminage. I always go to the spa and get my Brazilian laser hair removal, but it cost near the amount of a device for just one time. I'm use to the pain, and I always get amazing results since I'm an ideal candidate.  What are the differences between these devices and which one would be better for the dark hair and an olive skin tone? Which one would be ideal for just the bikini area and underarm area? Any answers would be great. Thanks!
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BEAUTY PRO BlueEyeAli / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I used to do laser removal but like you found the price of a few sessions would be the same as an at home laser. I would say the at home ones work way slower but I have ... see post
Recommendations for under-eye wrinkles
Hello, I'm 34 with fairly normal skin. It used to be oily but has changed in past few years to normal (and VERY slightly sensitive, though not enough to really be a concern.) What I'm looking for is something to address my under-eye wrinkles which have developed in the past year. I've had forehead wrinkles for quite some time but recently saw lines looking like crows feet and some wrinkling that goes from under eye are to top of cheeks. It's kind of hard to explain, sorry! I also have a lot of dark spots from sun damage. I have used retinols and glycolic acids on & off infrequently over the past 10 years, as well as light moisturizers. What I've used so far in the past 2 years to address my current issues have not worked well: Peter Thomas Roth Camu Camu brightening mask (great hydration but did nothing for my dark spots and wrinkles) Philosophy renewed hope in a jar: did not minimize wrinkles at all, Ole Henriksen 3 little wonders: making my under eye area VERY dry and seeming to deepen the wrinkles there. Long story short, I need something to hydrate my under-eye area and give me anti-aging benefits, and would love a multi-tasking product for my dark spots as well. Any suggestions are welcome and thank you so much for reading my long post!
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Reusing Atomizer,,,,, How to do it?
I am new to this atomizer thing and want help about how to clean it to eliminate all the smell of perfume that was filled in it so it don't compromise the smell of a different fragrance that I want to fill in it..... Thanks
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Lipstick color- same as Rose glace?
Please help me find a lipstick that is the same color as Laura Mercier Lip Glace in Rose. Thanks!!
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elenagg / NEWCOMER / replied
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Perfection Mist Airbrush Foundation Match
I currently use Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation in 1.1. I want to try the Sephora Collection Perfection Mist Airbrush Foundation. What color would work best?
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laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi lhenderson, I recommend the color Fair in the Perfection Mist Airbrush Foundation! :) -Laura   see post
bronzer
best drugstore bronzer vs high end? heard a lot about sunny bronzer. any good?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @cpelliccia,   I agree with @BlueEyeAli! I would definitely go with the Too Faced The Little Black Book of Bronzers. I purchased this when it became available, an... see post
Q. 4Y07 - Which shade for Smashbox Studio Skin Foundation
Hi, I got color matched as 4Y07 and I'm wondering which shade would be closest to that for the Smashbox Studio Skin 15 hr foundation? Thanks!
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi @Caroly,   It doesn't look like there is an exact match in the Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Foundation. However, I'd recommend #2.2 as your closest match. Yo... see post
Will there be a Sephora Favorites Sun Safety Kit for 2015?
i think the sun safety kits were out the first week of May in 2014, so hoping that means that we have less than a month til they are out in 2015. Any word on a release date yet? I love the sun safety kits!!
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @fashndiva,   Please stay tuned for more information regarding the 2015 Sun Safety Kit! :)   Always, Danee see post
Skincare for mom
I am trying to find skincare products to get my mom for Mother's Day and have no idea where to start. She is 43 years old, her skin is normal and she has sun spots/damage. Her skincare regimen as of now is cleanser, moisturizer (philosophy's hope in a jar) and sunblock if needed. I'm looking for products with anti-aging properties but nothing that will make her oily. Which products would you recommend?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Nikkimo55,   What is your price range? If you do not have a price range or don't mind spending a bit more, I would recommend the Clarisonic Mia3 White Caudalie S... see post
invisi-brow help
OK so when I was small my hair and brows were the same color, a pretty much white-blond. My hair has changed into a more golden blond but my brows ...still clear and the hairs are very fine. I've tried to find the right color/ formula to make it look like I haven't bleached them away but they never look natural. I'm really at a loss...what should I use?
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HALL OF FAMER lecia1167 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It is super easy. But pull up a YouTube video for help. I love it! see post
i need to find a shade for the Smashbox studio skin 15 hr foundation
I found my color iq by using the foundation from Sephora 10 hr foundation in delicate beige (p) which gave me the color iq 1R03. The color matches good but is not long wearing and I hate that it transfers so much. I want to get the Smashbox studio skin 15 hr foundation. I have heard it's a great foundation for summer and I really want it but nothing comes up when I put in the color iq 1R03. Please help me find the best color for me in that foundation so I can order it online tomorrow.                                                        
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You're welcome! :-D Happy testing/swatching! see post
Products for near perfect skin??
I have battled severe acne for many years and I finally have it under control. However now I have hyper-pigmentation and some pretty deep acne scars. I have used Dr Brandt's exfoliator and it has been a miracle worker for the hyper-pigmentation, however I'm in search of a product or products that can help with the scarring. I also have a lot of overall redness, especially around the eyes. I guess just looking for something to help take care of the scarring and overall brightening. Anything suggestions are helpful! 
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Vinu / NEWCOMER / replied
Sure thing Iylysa. Nice knowing you.  see post
Cream eye shadow that is NOT long wear or difficult to remove?
I just purchased the Bobbi Brown cream long-wear eyeshadow. I don't like powder but the long wear is TOO inflexible. I want to be able to put it on and then use my finger or a brush to smudge or change it. Is there a cream or gel shadow that does NOT need the heavy duty eye makeup remover to take off? I don't want it to be super permanent.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
What eye make up remover or cleanser are you using and how are you applying it? Try to give eye make up remover/cleanser at least 20-45 seconds on closed lids to break d... see post
Is an oil cleanser better in the am or pm?
SIGHTSEER JessicaDeFabio / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Thank you everyone so much!!! I just got back from Sephora and I went with the new Glam Glow powercleanse dual cleanser, this way I will have the mud/clay I love and the... see post
Skincare for oily and problem skin
Good morning. my name is Jessica i am 16 and i am from Vietnam. As you know my oily skin isnt used to the tropical weather here so it appears blackheads and acnes all the time. Can you recommend me some products can improve my skin. Thank you so much.
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Jessicatran,   There are many, many options out there when it comes to treating acne. Firstly, as a teen you're probably just in that phase of life where your ski... see post
Foundation for oily skin?
Hey there.   I'm on the market for a new foundation. My T-zone gets super oily and then my makeup slides around and that's not cute. I use an oil control primer and a setting spray so that's not the issue I don't think. I try blotting with sheets or powder, but when it's so oily - sometimes it just all comes off or it cakes instead and it just makes it worse.   I have enjoyed Estée Lauder Double Wear and Double Wear Light, but sometimes I really don't like how...plastic-y it feels on my face. Even when applied lightly with a Beauty Blender instead of a brush it still feels that way. With summer coming up, I don't know if I can handle it.   Other foundations that I have tried that feel nice on my face but don't hold up to the grease pool currently in my graveyard include: Clinique Superbalanced Lioele Triple the Solution BB Cream Benefit Hello Flawless Clarins Ever Matte Sephora Teint Infusion Clinique Even Better Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Makeup Forever Matte Velvet+ Stila Natural Finish Lioele Dollish BB Cream Skin79 hot pink BB Cream And I'm sure there's more I've tried but I don't have.   Got any suggestions? Willing to budget whatever as long as it will work well.   Or is there anything maybe I could mix with the Estée Lauder to alter the texture?   Thanks!        
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BEAUTY MAVEN Stacey6989 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Yea I'm so excited to try it because everything I've heard and have watched on YouTube. I don't know if either one of you watch and subscribe to beauty YouTube channels ... see post
CoverFx custom drop color match
Hi, My color IQ is 1y08 and I want to try CoverFx custom drops. What color will you suggest for me.Thanks
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SPECIAL GUEST emmalinez / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Hi laurabt:   I was not able to pull a match for Cover FX Custom Color Drops through the Color IQ portal.  Would you be able to tell me what is the best color match fo... see post