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morgangrace
I need help picking a foundation shade!
I am really wanting to try Dior star foundation but not sure what a good color will be for me! Please help.  I am shade  360 bisque in Lancôme teint idole ultra 24h foundation   BD 55 warm praline in YSL fusion ink foundation  and NW 35 in MAC 
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ivyxox
HALL OF FAMER ivyxox / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
According to color iq, YSL BD 55 should be a match to Lancome 230 buff :) If you skin is closer to YSL BD 55, go for Dior Star 031 sand (I used the shade from Dior nude... see post
mysticcrystal
Need help in picking the right shade for Amazing Cosmetics Concealer
Hi. I just bought Amazing Cosmetics Concealer in Light Honey. It was way too light! The Sephora near me does not carry Amazing Cosmetics. Can you help me find the right shade? For reference, I currently use Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage in SC-3. The darker shade in the Laura Mercier SC-3 is a good match for my skin. I also use Benefit Hello Flawless in Never Settle Petal.
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Lanbo
Am I overusing skincare products?
I am a 18 years old teenager with a combination skin type, and I am wondering if I have gone overboard with skincare. I clean my face with the clarisonic and cleanser twice a day and use exfoliating product once a week. Then I use a toner, essence, prepping lotion, radiant serum, hydrating serum, brightening serum, revitalizing serum, eye cream, and facial cream. As for mask, I put on cleansing mask, hydrating mask, brightening mask once a week in different days. If I get a breakout or small pimple, I would put on a layer of tea tree oil and 2% salicylic acid product on the infected site after I am finished with my routine. So, I am using too many skincare products? 
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Hi Lanbo,   Please add in a facial sunscreen SPF 50, and wear it even on gray days. In truth this is the most important ingredient of a skincare routine at any age, an... see post
ashleenicoleex3
Nars Sheer Glow Foundation
I'm looking for the shade that would match me best in the Nars Sheer Glow Foundation. I'm NW20 in the MAC Pro Longwear Foundation, N1 in the MAC Face & Body Foundation, 3.0 in the Urban Decay Naked Sin Foundation and 30 in the Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet +. Does anyone have any idea or suggestion on what shade I would be?
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Askenjuri
BEAUTY BOSS Askenjuri / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I wear MAC NW20 and I'm a big fan of NARS makeup.  I find that the shades Mont Blanc and Deauville work well on me.  I usually end up wearing Deauville.  In the NARS tin... see post
PreetGill
Shade YSL
I use NC 40 and NC 42 in MAC. I use MUFE HD 153 (which still seems a little dark). I need to know what shade in YSL Fusion Ink would best suit me. I hate foundations that have a pink-ish tint to them as my skin is more on the yellow side.
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emmohh
BEAUTY BOSS emmohh / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Adding on to what talinder said I'm an NC42-NC43 and I use 153 in the HD foundation. You'll want to try 128 as it's bettter for people who are NC42 but lean toward NC40.... see post
mminnick
Hourglass Illusion warm ivory
I used the color IQ and the Hourglass Illusion skin tint says warm ivory. Can you describe that shade? It is the only shade of this product with no description.
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi mminnick,   The Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint in the shade Warm Ivory is for light to medium skintones with a neutral to yellow undertone. I hope this h... see post
saini
foundation
can someonme plz tell me hw long the foundation last long? i got my foundation in August nd its a big bottle i dont use often too much do u think i can still use this fr more 6 months? i m usin KAT VAN D foundation i want to try HD makeup forever any advices?  
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi saini,   I agree with Andy. If you want something a little bit more lightweight for your wedding, you may want to try Make Up For Ever's HD Foundation.  see post
CCBaker10
Looking for the perfect nude lipstick.
RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi CCBaker10! I have that one person's perfect nude lipstick may not be another person's perfect nude lipstick. There are so many nude lipsticks on the market. Your ... see post
ashleenicoleex3
Face Serums
I have oily, acne prone, sensitive skin. I'm looking for a face serum that will work well with my skin type. Does anyone have any suggestions. Also in looking for a new moisturizer. I was looking at the Korres Pomegranate Balancing Gel-Cream Moisturizer. Had anyone tried it? What do you think about it?
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ashleenicoleex3
BEAUTY WHIZ ashleenicoleex3 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I have oily, acne prone, sensitive skin  see post
Masaya
Need a skincare+makeup item
Is there anything at sephora that is good for the skin + a makeup item
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Masaya!   One of my favorite BB Creams is REN's Satin Perfection BB Cream! This is a perfect 2-in-1 product. This is a silicone-free BB cream that leaves skin lo... see post
nonaming
Bumble and Bumble Super Rich
I'm 66 yrs. old....I have some gray. I've had my hair colored for years. My hair is thin.  I like a lustrous look and not dry. Would Bumble and Bumble Gentle Shampoo and Bumble and Bumble super rich conditioner be a good choice my hair. Hair color has high and low lights throughout and is shoulder length.
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Nonaming,   I think that the Bumble and Bumble Gentle Shampoo and Super Rich would be a nice option for your hair. I've used the line for a long time and I highli... see post
kimmydawn
Urban Decay Vice LTD
Can someone please tell me if the Vice LTD will become available for everyone at some point? Thanks!!!!!
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Gizeh
BEAUTY PRO Gizeh / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I'm guessing extremely limited is around 1000 pieces, at least that's extremely limited in other products. see post
MellieA
Help. Kat Von d lock it shade recommended in store now appears orange. What to do?
Color iq came up 1y06. My bobbi brown current shade warm beige puts me at 2y06. The Kat Von d light 49 looked good in store (maybe even a shade too light) but has darkened in the hours since and some places actually appear orange. Is this what people call oxidizing? Is there a fix for it or am I going to have to try a completely different formula? Thanks. 
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MellieA
BEAUTY CELEB MellieA / BEAUTY CELEB BEAUTY CELEB / replied
Thank you Randee. I will try that. Can you suggest a primer that works well with the Kat Von D lock it tattoo foundation? I searched sephora.com for the Kat Von d primin... see post
Loriane
what can i use for dark spots of acne
melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Loriane,   I recommend the Murad Post-Acne Spot Lightening Gel, it contains Hydroquinone which is an effective ingredient that lightens dark spots.   http://... see post
jenna055
clarisonic making me breakout?!!!
So I used the clarisonic for about a month with the sensitive brush head and after two weeks of use developed pimples and bumps in place on my face I've never had them before. After there weeks I had more so I decided to purchase the delicate brush head after reading many good reviews. At this point I had weird itchy under the skin bumps. Almost like a rash. By week 4 I couldn't take it anymore so I stopped using the clarisonic. It's been about two days since then so when will my skin return back to normal? Has anyone else experienced this?
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi jenna055!   I am sorry for the adverse reactions you are having to the Clarisonic. How often are using it and w hat is your skin type like?   I did have a purging... see post
jesse1216
What color for bare minerals 2Y05
I match perfectly with BareMineral Bareskin #3 Linen and Cover FX 30 but when i looked for a pick for baremineral original foundation powder it was Medium Beige here. When I went to the bare mineral site it was Fairly Light. I know my skin is neutral more then yellow from all the past foundations I've tried. I was just wondering if I should purchase the Medium Beige this site picked for me or the Fairly Light picked by BareMinerals site?
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TheSocialQuota
BEAUTY SAVANT TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Hi Jesse, here are the swatches. I cleaned my brushes and put on some primer, applied Fairly light to my left side cheeks (mild flushing still visible since I didn't RR)... see post
fluffymuha
Can I use my Canadian Rouge card in the US?
I'm going to NC in two weeks and would like to pick a few items up. I'm wondering if there is any way to get points from those purchases?
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Fluffymuha, Yes, the Beauty Insider program is valid in the US and Canada, and your card will work in both countries! :) -Laura see post
SmoochiePebbs
Man with oily nose and dry under eye skin
My boyfriend has an oily nose and the skin under his eyes is getting a little bit damage with dark circles and fine lines, even dryness.  He is turning 50 and very concern about looking nice. What could you recommend? ...please help!  
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi SmoochiePebbs!   In terms of minimizing oiliness on your boyfriend's nose, I suggest he try Jack Black's All Day Oil-Control lotion. This lotion is a li ghtweight... see post
Marlenade
Setting powder that doesn't wash you out.
In search of a setting power that doesn't not wash you out. I am currently using dermablend white setting powder and it's great because  it leaves skin matte, however I notice that in pictures my face looks really pale and washed out. Any recommendations??
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khall206
IT GIRL khall206 / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
I have the same problem with setting powders. Tarte was the best of the bunch I tried. Then I tried Makeup Forever Fix & Mist and I LOVE IT!!! It doesn't leave a matte n... see post
Marlenade
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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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Marlenade!   I definitely agree with comeoneileen88! The Korres Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Sleeping Facial has been a miracle product for me. It has been such... see post
lorhlorh
Eyeliner for the waterline that doesn't smear and has decent stay time
I need an eyeliner for my waterline that stays and doesn't smear. I heard great reviews about UD 24/7 and bought it but I'm slightly allergic to it so it actually makes my eyes water more. Please help, I've been through so many different eyeliners and I just want a decent one. 
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dianabt
dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi lorhlorh,   I find that it really depends on each person- what may work for one won't work the other! I wear contacts and have a lot of sensitivity but have had g... see post
caif
I need a face wash that can take off my eye makeup as well
Hi there -   I'm a huge consumer of mascara and eyeliner. I used to have a great face wash that could handle the chore of removing my eye makeup as well as clean my face, but it was discontinued.   I want one product - a face wash - that can do the trick. I don't want to use eye makeup remover after I wash my face.    Any thoughts?
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smp77
SCENE QUEEN smp77 / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
purity from philosophy is hands down the best cleanser for removing eye make up and face makeup.  It's not very drying either.   see post
Koru
Skin care regimen? Where to start? Too many choices!
I need a skin care routine! I'm 34 and haven't really done any skin regimen for years. I have the forehead and under-eye lines, mild breakouts and combination skin that leans towards oily. I am overwhelmed with the choices of serums, toners, eye creams, cleansers, moisturizers, sunblocks, etc. What are they all for? Do you need them all?  What products I need and in what order do I use them?
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Again, a skin care regimen can be as simple or indepth as you want to make it and depending on your skin and the concerns you have there's no requirement to do everythin... see post
Danylle
Night Cream?
I am 26 yrs old and I am looking for a night cream. I have combination skin, very oily in the tzone. Any suggestion?
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Danylle, I love the Korres Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial. It smooths uneven skin tone and improves the appearance of dark spots for a b... see post
KJ1000
WHICH SHADE AM I IN MAKEUP FOREVER HD FOUNDATION? I'M NC42 IN MAC
melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi KJ1000,   Based on the shade that you currently wear, I would recommend 128 Almond. This shade has slightly warmer undertones. You could also wear shade 140 Soft ... see post
Various123
Wrinkle Relief for 50+
Hi, I'm trying to find good skincare products for my mother. She is 53 years old, has ashy dry, sensitive skin, and has wrinkles forming all over her face, specifically around her eyes, forehead, and smile lines. 
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Unfortunately, "harsh chemicals" can be pretty broad of a term.   If you're looking to go a more mild route, perhaps you could look into Caudalie's My Kit For Hydratio... see post
paint1face
YSL ink fusion warm honey vs cool honey
I tried a sample of the cool honey and it matched my skin. Problem cool honey is out of stock. The only option is warm honey right now. I need foundation asap. I need to know the difference between the warm and cool honey. Help
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi paint1face!   ivyxox is correct! Cool Honey and Warm Honey have a similar shade depth but Cool Honey has cooler undertone than Warm Honey. If the shade Cool Honey... see post
fame94
Does Sephora still carry Laura Mercier "Mineral" foundation primer?
If Sephora doesn't carry the "Mineral" primer is there another primer that is close?
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi fame94, We no longer carry the Laura Mercier Mineral Primer.  However I recommend the following primers that are enhanced with minerals.   Hourglass Veil Minera... see post
jenna055
Clarisonic - delicate brush
I started using my clarisonic a month ago with the sensitive brush head, once a night. I developed small pimples on my forehead and cheeks about two weeks into it. Now, I have weird bumps just about all over my face that are slightly itchy. They seem to be under the skin everywhere. It's very upsetting being that some people are getting improved texture from the clarisonic and mine is horrible. I switched to the delicate brush two days ago but it feels just as rough and I haven't noticed a difference? Do you think these bumps are from irritation? Has this happened to any of you? Do any of you use the delicate brush and has it made a difference? PLEASE HELP
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dianabt
dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Jenna055,    I really agree with tips you have received above from AHermes and TrysBeautyItems. I use my Clarisonic maybe once a week (any more and it was a... see post
EmilyMcGreevy
Best foundation for Oily Skin?
A little background: Skin: Oily Color: around ivory, i live in San Diego so the sun is always shining on the face. I do have acne, It hasnt been bad for the past 5 months until recently i switched up my cleaning routine, I am currently in the process of getting a clear face with my old products. My question is, What foundation do i use!? I have been a makeup lover forever and i know how to paint my face pretty darn well. But its always a hit and miss when it comes to foundation. Recently i went and picked up Makeup Forever Mat velvet + matifying foundation and i hate it. After an hour i feel like the foundation makes me oily. I use true match and that lasts at least 5 hours, so it has to be the foundation. The primer i use is the one from Hour Glass and i absolutely love it! I was looking at the new YSL foundation but its so expensive so i am trying to find a bit cheaper foundation before i fall in love with something that will break my bank every few months.....The foundation has to be full coverage. any suggestions please?!!  
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dancegirl21
SIGHTSEER dancegirl21 / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
I recommend MUFE Mat Velvet and MUFE HD Foundation! see post