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Best products for facial scars?
Hey ladies, recently I was hiking and ran into a small limb that scratched my face pretty badly. It healed up but I am now left with a small red line scar. I have been using sunscreen daily but its not helping much. Are there any products you recommend to make this scar go away faster? Thank you! 
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @hannajs19,   Sorry to hear! >.< I hope you're ok! I recommend the Hourglass Hidden Corrective Concealer! This product covers up scars pretty well, in addition to... see post
MAC's discontinued Mineralize Skinfinish (So Ceylon)
Hi!   Please recommend a mineralized blush/bronzer that resembles MAC's discontinued So Ceylon (Mineralize Skinfinish).   Thank you!   -Chrissie      
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HALL OF FAMER vanillammm / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I remember reading somewhere that NYX Terracotta is a very close dupe. I think they said it was a tad more peach but not enough so that you could tell the difference if ... see post
Under eye concealer
It's just so hard for me to find a good concealer to cover dark circle under my eyes. I tried Bobbi Brown corrector and concealer, but it didn't work out well, it made my under eye cakey, and it didn't stay until the end of the day; after few hours, I look like a panda already. But, warm beige is perfect shade for me. Nars don't have any color that fit my skin, so it just look so unnatural.
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kandeefan / NEWCOMER / replied
If your undereye shadows/circles read green, use a pink-toned concealer. If your undereye shadows/circles read purple, use a yellow-toned concealer. Apply in a V shape... see post
nickle free makeup
I'm looking for nickle free mascara and eye-shadow that is also for sensitive eyes. I have tried so many products and after a couple hours my eyes are irritated. And also eye moisturizer. Most give me bags under my eyes. It's like in trying to re-hydrate, they cause fluid collection under my eyes, if that makes sense.
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HALL OF FAMER Mochapj / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That being said, try not to get any in your eyes - it can sting ;) see post
HELP with Brush Storage!
Hello lovely Beauty Gurus,   Last year I bought Sephora's Artful Traveler brush roller/holder to use when I started accumulating brushes. Now a year later, I've run out of space in that! So now I'm looking for yet another brush case for storage.   I have brushes of all sizes. Most are Sephora brushes but I do have some Sonia Kashuk, elf, and Estee Lauder brushes. I'm not interested in using jars or putting them out in the open on top of the bathroom counter - there's just something about them all being out in the open in the bathroom all day and night that seems unsanitary to me.    So what are your suggestions for cases that will be large enough to fit what I do have now (maybe 25 brushes) and that can grow with me a little.    I just saw the new Sephora Pro Portfolio and Easel...anyone have thoughts on those? They're pretty affordable and look like they could be the answer I'm looking for.   Thanks so much in advance for all your help - you guys rock!
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi KhaosKara,   I think you would really enjoy using the Sephora Pro Easel. I think it makes doing your makeup extremely easy because all of your brushes are organiz... see post
Foundation for Oily Acne-Prone Skin
I have extremely oily skin and pretty bad acne all over my face. I am looking for a full coverage foundation that will also keep my face matte and shine-free all day long. I have found problems with my foundations looking splotchy in spots and not flawless. So I would like something to make my skin look flawless. If you could help me find my perfect foundation that would be great! Thanks! Riley
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Riley, I recommend trying the Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation. This is an extremely high pigment foundation that delivers full coverage. It will last all day ... see post
looking for the perfect concealer
Hello   im looking for a concealer that i can use with my make up forever fundation my shade is 127 dark sand, thanks!!!!!!!!
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi StyleDay,   Are you looking for an undereye concealer or a concealer for your entire face? What is your skin type like and what sort of coverage do you need?  see post
what color would I be in Make Up For Ever's HD invisible cover foundation if my color IQ is 2Y03?
DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @SuchtACutie,   I recommend the shade,  117 Marble , in the MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Invisible Cover Foundation as your closest match! :)   Always, Danee see post
Late 30s, sensitive skin, uneven and dark spots...
I am in my late 30s, have fair sensitive skin and as I am aging my skin tone is becoming increasingly uneven with "sun spots" and freckles.  I currently use Aveda moisturizer for Sensitive Skin and for makeup application I am using Too Faced Oil Free Primer or Hangover Rx Primer and Kat Von D Lock It Foundation in light 44 then topping off with Urban Decay Loose Powder.  I get somewhat good coverage but would like a more smooth finish and would like to know if there is a serum that would help minimize the spots and even out skin tone?  Would a BB product work?  Also have to watch what I use as I am allergic to glycerin and have dry/combination skin.
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Icebabe,   I definitely recommend adding a serum to your skincare routine! I recommend trying the Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment. You can use this serum after ... see post
I am in need of a really good product that dissolves blackheads!
Can any one recommend a product that will really dissolve blackheads?  I have heard of this type of product but can not find one that actually states on the package that it does dissolve blackheads! I have tried one recommended cleanser, Boscia Black Cleanser, but it did not get rid of the blackheads...it was very drying as well! I do understand that with any kind of blemish product that there will be some amount of drying. I have tried a few other cleansers and exfoliating products with only a little bit of luck in getting rid of my blackheads...but I really want to get rid of them all!  I have had them most of my life, they are not bad, just enough to be annoying to me!  If any one can recommend a really good product it would really be appreciated!  I even have a Clairsonic but some just won't go away! Thanks every one!
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BEAUTY MAVEN rachelhill / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I second TrysBeautyItems in her assessment.  SF are commonly considered to be blackheads, but they're not the same thing.  No one really talks about the pores you can't ... see post
Hair Help
What to do with frustrating hair that curls upward towards my face and staticy hair sticking to my face. Super frustrating! Need help with on going battle of hair.
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HALL OF FAMER Nicrohr / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I second this again :D. see post
Hair Issue
I have fine hair with wavy/curls. My hair likes to do whatever it wants. Most of the times likes to stick to my face which I hate. I am not sure if I have frizz or moisture or what problems. I have never had controlled or nice looking hair. Can anyone help me?  
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HALL OF FAMER Nicrohr / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Grow it a bit longer; this length is really difficult to control/manage/make look finished if you're not a hair aficionado, in my opinion.     I have similar wavy hair... see post
Contouring and bronzing. HELP ME PLEASE!!!
Wow, Now I'm confused between contouring and bronzing. Can Anyone help me with please? How are they different? How to apply contouring and bronzing products together then?
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BEAUTY MAVEN vtpj / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
You can also use a bronzer to contour. Use it in the exact same places that you want to look recessed but you must use another color foundation...not all the same shade ... see post
In need of help with finding a long lasting foundation!
So I've been using Bare Minerals foundation for the past 3 years, and I love how radiant it makes my skin look and how the color blends well with it... However, I've found with the seasons changing and working a job where I'm highly active and sweat A LOT, I'm constantly reapplying the foundation daily and it just makes my skin look terrible by the end of the day. I'm interested in finding a new foundation that is sweat resistant and won't settle into my large pores. I have very uneven skin but I don't want something that's too full of coverage that it looks fake. If anyone could give me some advice on a product worth looking into I'd much appreciate it!
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IT GIRL rachel17 / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
If you have oily or combination/oily skin, I would definitely recommend Hourglass immaculate liquid powder foundation!  It lasts all day very nicely on me!  It has light... see post
hypoallergenic, waterproof mascara reccomendations :
Hello, the last few years i have noticed some brands of mascaras seem to make my eyes burn and turn red, so i was wondering if anyone could reccomend some hypoallergenic mascaras they love.  Thanks!  
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lcollier78 / FRESH FACE / replied
Thank you for the input everyone :)     see post
Makeup Sponges
http://www.sephora.com/productimages/sku/s1151869- main-hero-300.jpg       How is the makeup sponges clean and how often does need clean? How do people like the sponges? Thanks.
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BEAUTY MAVEN Abbalynn / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
The Sephora brand bar cleanser is the same thing and I wanna say $6 cheaper! http://www.sephora.com/dry-clean-solid-brush-cleaner-P389120?skuId=1624949 see post
Exfoliator for oily and acne-prone skin
Hello beauties,   I'm now in my late 30s, and I recently read the importance of exfoliating our face (for various reasons).  In the past, whenever I would exfoliate, my face would end up breaking out.  I have oily skin, and unfortunately, it's also acne-prone.  One of my friends uses Kate Somerville exfoliator (the one formulated for acne-prone skin), and she recommended this for me as well.  Does anyone reading this message happen to use this product?  If so, would you recommend it?  If not, I would appreciate recommendations.  After reading reviews, I tend to become overwhelmed with so many choices.  Thank you in advance!   With all best wishes, Daskala  
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BEAUTY MAVEN Abbalynn / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Have you used/recommend anything from Sephora?? I got my sister using the First Aid Beauty exfoliating/toning pads and she feels she's noticed an improvement in the text... see post
Foundation color
Hi.  I am looking for a bare minerals foundation that is similar in shade to Maybelline's SuperStay Natural Tan foundation.  I would go to a Sephora store to try out samples, but I do not dare allow myself to enter that store.  lol.  Do you have any suggestions?
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skyesthelimit16 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you so much!!  see post
contour
hi, i have fair asian skin that's combination to oily and I figured i need a good contour palette that's a powder and I'm in the midst of looking at all of them and was wondering if the hourglass ambient lighting palette is a better choice or the marc jacob's #instamarc is? if it's the marc jacobs, what is the better shade for my skin? also i tend to break out easily so i dont want anything that would contribute to acne. if there's another contour palette i should look into, im open for any advice thanks
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SPECIAL GUEST gigibui / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
I purchased Smashbox Stick Trio, but I didn't like it. So I just got Marc Jacobs Mirage Filter 40 yesterday, and I tried it this morning, it was great, I like it so much... see post
Under Ey Concealer for a Tired Mama
Looking for a quick & easy brightening under eye concealer that I can use every day even when I don't wear foundation . . .
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HALL OF FAMER sparklekai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I ran out of my boi-ing and i'm trying really hard to use what i have...i miss it!!!! i like my bye bye undereye...but i miss my boi-ing!!!! see post
What undereye cream would you reccomend for someone with puffiness and dark circles. I am 53.
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, RevRobin!   You might want to check into the response and threads I just shared with the user in the below thread: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Antiaging/IN-NE... see post
Kat Von D Foundation Shade!!
hi im having trouble pickiing a shade im currently wearing sephora foundation in 31 almond!?
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi KenyaDeLaCrz,   I recommend trying the Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation in the shade Medium 62. :)   see post
Silicone-Free and Talc-Free Foundation Recommendations?
Hi all, recently I've discovered that silicone and talc both wreak havoc on my face and I end up with terrible breakouts. I've been using a great silicone free primer from clarins but now I'm on the hunt for a foundation to fit my needs. Does anyone have a recommendation for something that is both silicone and talc free? I've tried the Laura Mercier Moisture Supreme but it made me really oily by the end of the day. I also tried Bare Minerals but they don't have a good color match for my skin tone. My skin is sensitive, acne prone, and combination leaning more towards the oily side. Thanks!
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BEAUTY BUFF NK89 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Just checked their ingredients and it's silicone and talc free! I'm gonna stop by ulta today to try it, thanks again fro the recommendation! see post
Giorigo Armani Luminous Silk Foundation match
I would love to try the Luminous Silk foundation but I am not sure what shade I would be.  I am in color 010 in Dior Skin Nude Air.
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HALL OF FAMER infinitise / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
shade 2 from GA luminous silk is only a touch darker and less pink than the Dior skin nude air 010 see post
whats the difference between lip treatment , lip moisturizer and lip mask?
caro69 / FRESH FACE / replied
Thanks Danee   I was wondering cause I have really dry cracked lips and I just found out now that lip balm only protect that are healthy and I been looking for lip bal... see post
Q. What is the best night eye cream for late 20s?
Hi all,   I have a pretty intense skin regimen which I love, but I am looking for a new under eye night cream.   This is what I put on my face in the AM:   Origins Oil-Free face wash Korres Pomegranate toner Fresh Youth Preserve face cream Fresh Youth Preserve eye cream The Balm tinted moisturizer with spf   PM: Origins Antioxidant face wash Clarins Multi-Active Night Youth Recovery face cream   I used a sample of the Algenist eye balm, but I didn't love it.  Now I am using a sample of the Clarins Total Restorative concentrate, but I think it is for more mature skin and don't want to damage to the skin I have.   I have darkness under my eyes, so I use a Caudelie Glycolic peel once or twice a week.  I also try to use my Origins charcoal mask once or twice a week as well, The Balm TimeBalm Blueberry Mask, or the Nude Foaming exfoliator.    I drink about a gallon (or more) of water each day and keep my alcohol limited.   Thanks for your help, beauties! A  
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BEAUTY WHIZ aaks1985 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / answered
A. thank you Kevin, I'll try it soon too!! :D see post
About ABH (Anastasia Beverly Hills) Contour Kits
Hi Everyone   I wanted to know if I purchased the tan to deep powder kit what shade should I get in the cream kit? Do you think its necessary to have both? What are y'all opinion on ABH Kits. 
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BEAUTY MAVEN MissPink929 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
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Dior SkinFlash Pen Empty?
Hi!   Can't find an answer to this in the product's Q&A so I thought I should ask here:  When the Dior SkinFlash Radiance Booster Pen is empty, does it stop clicking or does it simply not dispense anymore product?  I read at least one review saying their pen wouldn't dispense product unless they kept the applicator clean by washing it regularly.  I wish I could see how much product was still in the pen.     Thanks for any help!
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HALL OF FAMER NailsForLife / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you so much, Zanna! see post
no matter what I do I get black underneath my eyes. Help!
I need advice on how to get "raccoon eyes".  I use primer, powder, a pencil liner covered with powdered eyeshadow the same color.   I use a regular mascara and put a coat of waterproof mascara over that.  Don't know what else to do. Help!
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BEAUTY PRO Grahamcrackers / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
If I'm using a primer I put the coat of clear on top of that. 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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HALL OF FAMER Heatoyos1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank goodness that there is only one tanning product this year! :D They did listen! see post