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REN Products?
What is everyone's opinion on REN products? If you've used any of their products, what have you used? Are they effective? What type of skin are the products best for?  Thanks in advance!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Get samples first (REN will mail them when contacted directly). From what I've tried they are eh or seem to work against my skin. see post
Help me find my color for the Anastasia brow powder duo
I'm Asian with tan/ olive skin and black hair. I'm interested in the Anastasia brow powder duos but am unsure of which color to get. I prefer my brows to be about 1-2 shades lighter than my hair color, something that doesn't look harsh and looks very natural. Right now I'm leaning towards the colors brunette/dark brown and ash brown. Would either of these work or would another color be better?
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HALL OF FAMER greenchilli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have black hair and use brunette/dark brown.  It works really well. see post
Broken Becca Powder
I bought the becca shimmering skin perfector in opal today about an hour ago at my local sephora, but when i got home and opened it. it was broken is there a possiblity i could go back and exchange it for a new one? i've never tried this highlight and really wanted to try it out but not when its broken :/
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SCENE QUEEN aagui / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
oh okay. yay, awesome! thank you very much! :) see post
The new diorskin air foundation
Has anyone tried this foundation? Would you recommend it for someone with dry skin? If not, any other foundation recommendations to give u a flawless finish?  Thank you!!
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Has anyone tried the Sanitas skincare line?! Any advice?
Hello!    I have been looking for a new skin care regimine and have been out of luck  after buying expensive recommendations that do nothing at all. My skin is very dry but I don't like an extremely dewy look with my makeup! I have heard of the Sanitas skin care and although it is not well known I have heard great reviews, has anyone tried this line or have a recommendation for other products in an dry skin care routine?  
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face\blotting powder
Hello all I would like to try a new powder. I've been using Cover FX Blotting powder in medium over my foundation and BB cream. My skin type is oily that's why I would like a powder or blotting powder whatever they are called these days lol. Thanks for the help! Also if you could recommend a face brush along with the powder that would be great
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Contour Brush
I just recently purchased the Anastasia Contour Kit and I need advice on what contour brush to purchase!
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Matte Foundation Help!
I need help!  I feel like I have tried every foundation out there and I have yet to find my holy grail foundation.  I am looking for a full coverage, matte foundation that will make me look every bit the photo-shopped, airbrushed beauty I see in the Sephora.com pictures.  I have tried Lancôme Teint D'Idole (beautiful, but made my face break out), MUFE Mat + Mattifying (just no), Tarte (too thick), NARS Luminous (not matte enough), Hourglass (not full coverage enough), Cover FX (not full coverage enough), Urban Decay Naked (very close and might be my go-to if I can't find anything better)...   I am thinking of trying one of these next... what would you recommend?  Or is there something out there that I'm missing?  Or should I go to a powder foundation?  - Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Flawless Fluide - Smashbox Studio Skin 15 hour Wear - Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay in Place Foundation - MUFE HD Invisible Cover
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HALL OF FAMER ashleynne / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Usually the foundations that cover the best will have a thicker consistency and heavier feel on the face. If they are a true full coverage foundation that is. People's i... see post
Dior star
Is the dior star foundation supposed to be long lasting? on the box it says to reapply every 2 hours
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BEAUTY SAVANT HoneydewK / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I don't have any experience with that foundation, but I guess it's saying reapply every 2 hours to get the full sunscreen effect.  see post
Finding mineral/natural foundation and tinted moisturizer?
I use the Eminence line of skincare Products; so I am looking for a good mineral foundation and/or tinted moisturizer that is natural as well.  I am 47 with aging skin, but I treat it well.  Occasional breakouts due to menopausal hormonal changes.  Have heard Tarte is good, but would like a professional opinion.  
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BEAUTY MAVEN ImHisAngel / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I have been really happy with Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue tinted moisturizer, and before they released this, I used their original formula powder foundation.  see post
Comparable Shades
I currently use the Vichy dermablend foundation (# 15 opal in the winter and #25 nude in the summer) and am thinking of moving over to the makeup forever invisible cover. are you able to help with what would be a comparable shade(s)?
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SPECIAL GUEST AliPea242 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
I honestly have NO idea. I'm makeup illiterate. I'll have to carve out time to go into the store tomorrow. Thanks for your help! see post
Concealer for a super pale girl (dryer skin- with a little hormonal acne)
I am a neutral fair who likes to look as solid white/fair as possible (think porcelain doll). I currently use Make Up Forever- Mat Velvet No. 15. What could be a good full coverage concealer? I really struggle with concealer not making my few blemishes look orange or like a random dark spot. 
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BEAUTY WHIZ Crimsonsketch / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I've had really good results with the NARS stick concealer in Chantilly. I use a concealer brush to apply, and pat gently with my finger to blend.  It builds really nic... see post
Kate Somerville Exfolikate Dupe?
Does anyone have any suggestions for dupes?   I really like the product but not the price tag for the amount you get. I've purchased the .5 oz twice now (is currently $22) and like the results but would love a cheaper alternative, hopefully one with more product that is more bang for your buck.
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HALL OF FAMER shapeshifter / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I found myself in the same situation, and discovered the Vasanti exfoliaing scrub through birchbox. It's totally comparable to ExFolikate, with a very similar feel and i... see post
Laser treatment for acne scars
I saw my dermatologist this past weekend to see what options I have for acne scars.  Of all the treatments, he said laser would be most effective (three treatments of it).  Has anyone had this procedure done?  If so, did it work?  Are the results permanent?  Was it painful?  Any feedback/input would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you!
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BEAUTY GURU aydasu / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I am also thinking about laser for my deep acne scars so I would love to hear opinions on this too as well as the pricing. see post
MOUTH BREAKOUTS
Why am I breaking out around my mouth? My current regimen consists of Kate Somerville's Detox Cleanser, Clarifying Toner, Antibac, and Daily Deflector Moisturizer. Over the past week, I started breaking out around my mouth. I've been experiencing cystic breakouts on my cheeks and jawline but now I'm getting many breakouts around my mouth. Any suggestions on why this is happenening?
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HALL OF FAMER kalex / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
This has happened to me seemingly out of nowhere twice.  Once I traced it back to new toothpaste and once to a new lip balm. see post
Make up forever Duo Mat in Opalescent Beige
I see Make up forever Duo Mat in Opalescent Beige. It is the perfect match! I want to try the HD Foundation. What color is comparable?
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SCENE QUEEN StephCoop / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
Thank you!! :) see post
Sunscreen before BB cream
Hi guys, so I've read that just using a BB cream often isn't good enough in terms of providing protection from the sun. I am just wondering, if I use a sunscreen, daily moisturizer, and then apply my make up, what order do I do these things in?   Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER snowshoe / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I use sunscreen first (Neutrogena has a great sheer SPF 70 especially for the face), wait 10-15 minutes, then apply moisturizer (usually also with SPF protection in it),... see post
Belif Vs. Origins - Combination Oily Skin
So I'm stuck in a rut trying to figure out if I should continue with my current Origins regimen or try something new, such as Belif. I have combination oily skin. I'm currently using from Origins the Checks & Balances face wash, Zero Oil Toner, Gin-zing Moisturizer, and Original Skin serum. My face just doesn't feel the greatest after I'm done my routine aka my acne is still evident and my nose is still shiny.   Should I switch to Belif, if so what should I use? Or should I keep using Origins and maybe switch a few products?   Please help! <3  
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HALL OF FAMER lnum / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
My question to you is, do you feel your current skincare routine is improving your skin concerns?   If yes, you might want to stick with the products that really work ... see post
Help!! Finding a foundation
Hi, so I am in desperate need of a new foundation.. I tried using Double Wear because someone had recommended it to me. I have combination skin, and I need medium to full coverage. After applying it (I used a brush; then tried a beauty blender), it looked perfect. However, in an hour it would dry up on my nose and blotch up. I used several different primers to see if it would help (clinique, smashbox, benefit). Nothing helped. Then, a makeup artist recommended smashbox hydrating to me.. This wore off in less than 2 hours. It looked terrible.. Before trying higher end stuff I used Revlon Colorstay for combination/oily. It worked OK, but it just doesn't stay as long as I need it to. So help! I'm not sure if I'm applying it wrong, or what primers I should be using, or what foundation would be best for me. I am a hairstylist, normally working 6-7 hour shifts, and I would love it if my foundation could make it through the shift. Thank you so much!
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BEAUTY SAVANT Tracib1981 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I may try that myself! I have such bad luck with foundation. I use primer and all that good stuff and other than Cover FX, or Mac, NOTHING has stayed put and not ended u... see post
skin texture...
hi… i been having a lot of trouble with my t zone lately. i do have oily/combo skin. when i apply foundation especially to my chin and upper lip area, i find that it breaks up and shifts within the hour. my skin looks cracked. i tried several primers as well. my skin care consists of ole henriksens 3 wonders kit.. his green face wash and toner.  im not sure what i should be doing or how to treat this issue.   any ideas???
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BEAUTY MAVEN Melliemelon / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Hi! I have this problem a lot. I found that it depends on the moisturizer, primer, and foundation you are using. Is this a foundation/primer combo that you have been us... see post
Shade for Estee Lauder?
I would like to try the Estee Lauder double wear foundation but I need advice as to which shade.I wear ginger in the Bare MInerals complexion rescue. I looked at their matches but this foundation is not among them.
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @meggieprice,   I agree with @jwilk241! I recommend the Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Dawn 2W1 as your closest foundation match.   Always, ... see post
Drunk Elephant Skincare?
I have very oily skin and currently use Josie Maran Argan Oil Light as a moisturizer only at night time. I'm interested in the Drunk Elephant skincare line and was looking at their Virgin Marula Oil and Gycolic Night Serum. Which would you suggest is best for oily skin to use as a light moisturizer? Is the serum considered a moisturizer? Or do you think the oil I currently use (Josie Maran Light) would still be more suitable for my skin type?   Thank you!
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BEAUTY BOSS jwilk241 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I actually contacted Drunk Elephant to see if they offered free samples and Tiffany replied back saying they don't at this time but Sephora will have samples of the Maru... see post
online and in-store purchase
Hi, My purchase history only shows me the orders i have placed online but does not show me the stuff i purchased in store on thursday april 16,2015. Can someone guide me through. Thank you
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @aisha21,   I'll be happy to look into this for you. I am sending you a private message to gather more information :)   Always, Danee see post
I'm using make up for ever conceler 320 what color foundation do I need?
roxy15 / NEWCOMER / replied
I use tarte Amazonian clay be moisturizer with tarteamazonian clay bronzer in park ave princess!  see post
Need help finding concealer....
My color IQ is 2Y06 which leads to Make up for ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation in the color of 118 Flesh. So I am looking for a good concealer to match that color and blends very well into the skin. Please help... Thank you! 
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HALL OF FAMER itscarin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ok, IMO, you're not going to find *one* concealer to match 118 perfectly, at least not in the MUFE HD concealer range.  I'm also 118, and I use 325, 340, and 350.  325 i... see post
What contour palette should I get?
I am med- deep complexion i am NC42 in mac. I was considering Smash box step by step contour sticks but I'm afraid it may be too light. Any advice or suggestions? I am flexible... 
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Flash Shipping?
I bought the 2 day flash shipping last week and my order came within the 2 days.   I made an order yesterday and it says it will be delivered on Thursday... The item has already been sent out and on it's way so I'm not sure why it's going to take over 4 days to get here when it should be 2 days.   It says that items ordered on Saturday or Sunday will arrive by Wednesday so I'm not sure why it's going to take 1 extra day for it to arrive.
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BEAUTY WHIZ Tarabotti / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I think that during sale periods, we should cut Sephora a little slack. Ideally, they should deliver the items within the promised time period, but with hundreds of peop... see post
Thoughts on the Too Faced Sugar Pop palette?
Hello everyone! I've been eying the Sugar Pop palette for a while. The colors are gorgeous, bright, and sooo fun looking, but before I decide to buy it, I was wondering what you guys thoughts are on this palette? Pros? Cons? Thanks!
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BEAUTY WHIZ Rin418 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I wanted that palette the first time I seen it online and was going to order it. I seen it in the store and swatched the colors, while they are all beautiful I feel they... see post
Plant origin alcohol in Caudalie Beauty Elixir
I have oily to combination skin with blackheads and pores in the t-zone. For summer,  I am interested in trying Caudalie Beauty Elixir, but the reviews are very mixed. Some reviewers said it dried out their face and created a stinging/burning sensation because it contains alcohol which they said is harmful for the skin and damages it. Some people had an aversion to the fragrance, but that's not an issue for me. I would like accurate feedback on the effect of Plant Origin Alchohol on the skin since this is listed as the number two ingredient. Thanks! 
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HALL OF FAMER bratknits / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It means ethanol as opposed to isopropyl alcohol (wood alcohol) or others which would have to be labeled as such.  Ethanol is the only one FDA approved on a label as jus... see post
Looking for an eye shadow palette to compliment my dark blue eyes. Any suggestions?
DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @SueH2013,   I personally think that the Urban Decay Naked2 palette compliments blue eyes very well. The eyeshadows in this palette are so pigmented and are very ... see post