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Hey, I'm an absolute noob when it comes to makeup but I really want to learn how to do it. I'm vaguely familiar with eye shadow, eyeliner and lipstick. I've never used contour, concealer or any of the other products I've seen on here. So, my question is; what products should I buy for eyes, face, brows and lips. Also, how much can I expect to spend? Thank you!
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lip color for teal/green dress?
Hi! I am wearing a teal-green dress to homecoming in a week.   I am not sure what lip color to go with, since the dress is a mix of green and blue. any suggestions would be great thank you so much!
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
You're welcome, I hope you have a great homecoming! (:  see post
Help with undertones.
Help. I have very pale, red skin as a surface tone. and I my veins are all obviously extremely blue, I remember once an MUA told me to stick to peachy or coral blushes.. but I can't remember why, if it was my undertone or my redness. I am trying to buy EX1 invisiwwear liquid foundation, and I need to know what shade to get.
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi adnama023,   Blue veins generally means you have cool undertones! :)   Always, Danee see post
what foundation is best for women over 50?
DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Cumbia,   It depends on your skin type and skin concerns! Can you please reply with your skin type (normal, oily, combination, sensitive, dry) and your specific s... see post
Can someone help me choose the perfect foundation shade of "estee lauder double wear" or Kat Von D lock it foundation.
HALL OF FAMER jemly / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@toppcutie ok in that case, before we figure out which shade to go with, can i ask you a few questions about your skincare ? both the foundations you're looking at--the... see post
Skincare to clear texture and scarring
I have fairly sensitive skin that is also oily and acne prone. I have larger pores, texture, and hyper pigmentation from acne scars. I bought the First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads and the Ole Henriksen Invigorating Nigh Treatment. Would you recommend using both of these nightly, or alternating them which is what I've been doing recently? I'm also considering switching the Invigorating Night Treatment for the Truth Serum to use in combination with the pads.
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have hypersensitive skin and the truth serum. Ease into usage lightly, it takes a bit for mine to adjust to it, even 1x day.     I would keep alternating usage, don... see post
Will someone help me match my foundation shade?
   
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @toppcutie!  What's wrong with freckles?  You are so cute!  I know the models look soooo perfect, but they're not!  They are air-brushed and Photoshopped to look li... see post
whats the difference between sugar rose and sugar fig lip balm?
HALL OF FAMER lmi82 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@alexandrataylor   Rose is a light, sheer neutral pink: Above image: hot ink reviews.   Fig is a sheer plummy berry shade that is a little more pigmented than ... see post
colorIQ is 1y06; need bb cream
My colorIQ is 1y06, what would be the color of smashbox camera ready bb cream for me?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Annchella,   Try the shade "Light"! It might be a touch yellower than what you typically wear but it should still work. see post
Design
I am in need of new eyeliner design for my eyes. Wanting something simple and natural. Any suggestion?
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FOUNDATION SEPARATING AND PATCHY.
For the past few months, my foundation will be disgusting after a few hours  of wear. I clean my brushes, i use a primer and moisturize. i have dry skin and exfoliate atlas twice a week. But i don't know what is causing my make up to look like this! Now it'll look horrible from the start, when it used to be a few hours into it when it would separate. Please help. I don't even want to wear makeup any
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HALL OF FAMER ShannonAlexis / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@JilaP I would like to throw in a recommendation for Shiseido sunscreens. The lighter liquid ones are nice for underneath makeup. I use the one for sensitive skin and c... see post
need one shader darker than Y325. Could you recommend? Thank you. Oops forgot to say that I am using Make Up forever Ultra HD.
DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi sophie3,   It looks like the shade,  Y355 - Neutral Beige , is one shade darker than  118 = Y325 - Flesh in the  MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultra HD Foundation!   ... see post
Which eyeliner should I get for hooded eyes?
Hello! Every time I use eyeliner, it smudges and doesn't show. I get near my lash line, but when I look in the mirror, the eyeliner is gone. and after I blink a couple times, it smudges. What type of eyeliner should I get and what should be its base? So far, I've been using the Marc Jacob's liquid eyeliner from the birthday gift set. I've been told to just put eyeliner on my water line, but it really just makes me tear up too much and is uncomfortable to wipe off. I would also like the black to be very pigmented. Thanks!   The picture is my eyes without any makeup. There is a little bit of my eye crease visible only in my inner corners.
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi purpleowl13,   I have hooded eyes as well and they tend to get very oily throughout the day so I have somewhat of the same issue as you! What tends to work for me... see post
Q. Should i buy becca rose quartz or Sephora favourite glow kit?
keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Roopsi, Those are both on my loves list so I feel your struggle! It depends on your needs/wants. The Glow kit is great because it has different options and formulatio... see post
What is my skin color???
Hello! I am having a hard time choosing the perfect foundation for my skin color. I think I am cool toned and I have slightly dry skin. Can someone recommend a foundation that will be suitable for my skin type and color? Also as you can see in the photo I have a lot of random blotches of redness. Does anyone know a good skin care product that can cure my redness. I also dislike how I have little little pimples as small as my pores! What are these kind of pimples called and how can I get rid of them??   Sorry for so many questions, I look forward to your advice!      
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Virgovivi, It looks like you have cool undertone. How much coverage and what type of finish do you like? Are you exfoliating your skin? If not, I'd recommend introd... see post
Contour Kit?
Hi! I am looking for advice on a contour kit for a first timer. I have oily, red based skin. So far I'm thinking Iconic's palette or ABH. Any advice?
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi LindsMF,    The Anastasia Beverly Hills one is great! They have a powder and a cream one so since you are on the oily side you may want to go with the powder kit.... see post
Face Masks
Hi! I'm looking for a face mask (i've never tried any before) to help refresh and maybe tighten my skin/fine lines. I'm in my 30's (caucasion) and don't have problematic skin or anything, i just feel my skin is dull and tired. Any suggestions?? TIA!!
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NatalieeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @michsterch!   Face masks are a great way to help tighten the skin and smooth away the fine lines! I recommend trying out the Fresh Black Tea Instant Perfecting ... see post
Color matched instore for warm beige in sephora matte perfection powder, skin is loking too yelow, any recommendations?
NatalieeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Moemocha,   Do you have a ColorIQ number or another foundation that you use that matches your skin tone? If so, I can try to help you find the right shade!  see post
Face Lotion
Any suggestions for cheaper face lotion. Right now I have   JOSIE MARAN Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter.  I did use First Aid once. Sensitive skin and oil and dry depends weather.
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi EPaden,   @kovalevka is so right, La Neige has amazing products - if only we sold them on Sephora US :(    I highly recommend the belif The True Cream Aqua B... see post
A good highlight for fair skin?
I'm deciding between the anastasia glow kit in sun dipped or the becca highlighter in opal for my everyday versatile highlighter.  Pros for the glow kit is that it comes with several shades but cons doesn't show up a lot on my cheeks (i wasn't using a brush so that might be the reason).  Pros are the becca is that it goes on my cheeks so easily and shows up really well, but cons is that its only 1 shade.  I'm not sure which one i should get! help!
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HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Depending on how fair your skin is, I would recommend Becca over that particular ABH Glow Kit on the basis of shades alone. As @studz says, not all of the ABH colors ar... see post
Feet
Wondered if anyone could give suggestions on nice/soft feet? 
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HALL OF FAMER bratknits / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ulta is carrying one of the Tony Moly foot peels now for $6.50.  I've tried 5 or 6 different brands and the Tony Moly ones work the best for me and they're pretty cheap ... see post
Any suggestions on good foundations for red, textured, oily skin?
I have always used drugstore foundation and lately i havent been able to find one that i like without with cakiness, but still have great coverage. I just don't want to go out and spend a bunch of money on foundation and not like it..... Any suggestions? 
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi HannahBLoved,   Estee Lauder Double Wear is an excellent suggestion - a lot of people with oily skin sear by Double Wear!   Another great, full-coverage found... see post
Mascara
Hi there, I've been using better than sex mascara by too faced for a few months. Since starting to use this product, I've noticed my lashes have been thinning and breaking quite a bit. Is there a product you can recommend to reverse this, or a mascara that won't be as damaging?  Thanks!!!
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nickeydees / NEWCOMER / replied
  I'll try those! Thank you so much!!!!   see post
Nars All Day Luminous Weightless shades
I love the Nars All Day Luminous Weightless foundation for my dry skin, and it covers the redness in my face that I have been getting from using Retin-A.  I currently have Stromboli, which has the best undertone for my olive skin, but it is too dark now that I haven't been in the sun.  I have tried Santa Fe, but it was really pink.  Shiseido Synchro Skin in Golden 3 is a good reference for the depth of my skin tone in the winter.  What would be a good shade suggestion for Nars ADLW?  I would not mind mixing it with Stromboli if that is best either.  Thank you!
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CorinneRose / FRESH FACE / replied
Ok thank you both!  I think I am going to go for it and try Punjab. see post
Algenist beauty drops, what color do you use for fair skin?
Algenist beauty drops, what color do you use for fair skin?
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi lhc4,   Can you let us know if you are referring to the REVEAL Concentrated Color Correcting Drops or the REVEAL Concentrated Luminizing Drops? The color correcti... see post
Need Match for Complexion Rescue
I have been using BareMinerals Complexion Rescue but feel the shade has been a little off. I have since got a color IQ done and wanted to find what was the closest match for 3Y07. Also wanted to try Tarte Rainforest of the Sea so would like to know for that as well, since neither come up with a match for my number. Thank You! 
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NatalieeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Fedele13,   Your closest match in Tarte Rainforest of the Sea is Light-Medium Neutral! The Color IQ for that shade is 2Y07, which is slightly less yellow than y... see post
what is the difference between Clinic CC cream and Dior BB cream?
What is the difference between Clinique CC cream and Dior BB cream?
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NatalieeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Chiper1967,   Can you clarify which Clinique CC cream and which Dior BB cream you're referring to so we can best assist you? Thanks! :) see post
Best Eyeshadows for Eyelid Scarring?
My mom needed surgery done on her eyelids earlier this year and is now having trouble finding an eyeshadow that goes on smooth and doesn't draw attention to the scars (a few small bumps).  Even with primer, the eyeshadow doesn't want to apply well.  Does anyone know of any semi-sheer lightweight shadows that would work?
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Lone0rchid / FRESH FACE / replied
Thanks for the suggestions!  I'll send them her way.   Currently she uses a Burberry primer, but not an eye primer.  I just mailed her a sample I had left of Urban Dec... see post
Starter Eyeshadow Palette?
I don't use eyeshadow that much, but lately, I've been wanting to get one nice eyeshadow palette. I have medium skin brown hair/eyes if that makes any difference and neutral/warm undertones. I would like a couple matte shades and a few shimmer shades, but that's not necessarily a priority. Wondering what the best starter palette would be?    *A couple I've looked at: Lorac Pro 1 and 3, Naked 1/2/3, Tartelette In Bloom, and the Too Faced Chocolate bar palette.
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BEAUTY MASTER txcatx / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I was just coming over here to say Urban Decay Naked, but of course someone beat me to it! see post
Makeovers?
NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi alena8403,   Did you have a specific question about makeovers that you wanted to share with us?   If you're just curious about our in-store makeover services ... see post