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Hello, I have combo and sensitive skin and I have a lot of acne and pimples and I was wondering what products will help for acne and acne scarring. Thank you have marvelous day!!
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HALL OF FAMER greenchilli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@blackhead123   Acne is as much about what you "don't do", as it is about what "you do".  Also, treating acne is holistic.  There is no product that can treat acne if ... see post
Question about skin brightening claims
I'm looking at products like "Skin Inc. Pure Revival Peel" and "Boscia Exfoliating Peel Gel" for general skin care and keeping dead skin off my face etc. My concern is this, they all say that they brighten your skin and I am a brown skinned girl who likes looking tanned. If I use this, how much will it actually lighten my skin? Is there a better product to use for those of us who don't want to look lighter? Your advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks
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HALL OF FAMER greenchilli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@MCPhoenix   Brighten is not the same as lighten.   Dead skin sitting on top of your face can make the face dull and lack that healthy radiant look.  Exfoliation rem... see post
Night/day/eye creams for 38 y.o.
Hello, I am a female, 38 y.o. and I am looking for eye cream, night cream, and for day cream too. My skin is normal to dry. Could you please recommend something suitable for my age?
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what is a fall lipstick for Kat Von D not too bright but light
What is a fall lipstick color for Kat Von D too bright but light that makes no one will notice 
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BEAUTY GURU myumew / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
@Ayyylinds I recommend Double Dare :-) It's light-medium nude pink with warm hues.    (Not my photo) see post
Hello everyone! Has anyone tried Ski Faced? It's a repair cream for the outdoorsy person. Would love a review before I purchase.
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Nikkihug!   I've never heard of this line before, where is it sold? Is there any disclosure of their ingredients and formulas?  see post
Face Primer Help
Hi Everyone! I am looking for a primer or any product to tame my extremely oily face (t-zone). Any recommendations? Thanks in advance
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Was it the original (clear) formula from Smashbox that you used?   If so, it's possible that the silicone base was either applied too heavily (an excess can bead up on... see post
sensitive skin-- dark circles
I have really sensitive skin and I want to use a color corrector for my dark circles. Are there any particular yellow/peach ones that are best for sensitive skin? 
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC rorrikay / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / replied
If you are looking for makeup, I am a huge fan of the Urban Decay "Naked Skin" Color Correcting Fluid, they have several colors, from green-for redness, to peach, pink, ... see post
Lightweight Foundation/BB Cream Help!
Hi everyone!!! I'm looking for a good lightweight foundation or a bb cream that still has good coverage. I currently use one of the Mac foundations but for every day, I find that it's a little too heavy on my skin. I'm willing to try anything! Thanks!!! 
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HALL OF FAMER txcatx / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Nars Tinted Moisturizers are fantastic, and a little goes a long way!  see post
Does anyone know if the Sephora skin IQ matches concealer a to your actual skin tone or does it go a few shades lighter than your skin tone?
Does anyone know if the Sephora skin IQ matches concealer a to your actual skin tone or does it go a few shades lighter than your skin tone? I know my skin IQ and some concealed came up and I didn't know if it automatically shows a them a few shades lighter.
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi kelseym517,   It won't adjust to a concealer shade a little bit lighter, it will show an exact match. If you want a concealer a shade or two lighter than your Col... see post
Help!
Hi, my family got me a gift card for the Holidays, but I have been using the same products since middle school...so almost 10 years now. I only wear eyeshadow and mascara. Any suggestions for a newbie or good skin care products? Thanks! 
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HALL OF FAMER LaiceeB18 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It really depends on your skin type also for skin care stuff it depends on how "involved" you want your skin care routine to be ;) simple to Korean layering style. :P  ... see post
Foreo Luna Go at Sephora?
I just recently bought the Luna 2 and I think I may be returning it in favor of getting a smaller device - I like the customizability of the Luna 2 but the size is a little cumbersome. I was looking into getting the Luna Go rather than the Luna Mini since the Luna Mini only comes in one skin type and I think I am more suited toward the oily or sensitive skin Luna.    Does Sephora have any plans to carry the Go or will they only have the Luna Play as a smaller, more universal option to the Luna 2 and Mini? 
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BEAUTY BOSS jinxski / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Hi Nika,   Thanks for letting me know! Yeah, I worry that the Luna Mini 2 may be too harsh for sensitive skin? I was hoping to get the Luna 2 for Sensitive Skin but th... see post
Q. Can You Give Lipstick Suggestions?
Just went through my collection and disposed it of all expired lipsticks! Ready to try out new things. Any brand is welcome besides Lime Crime (allergic reactions)! ALSO, I haven't even on the BB in forever! HEY GUYS!!! Heres a photo as a skin tone reference point.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, Lilleexoxo!   I would recommend checking into Bite Beauty, their formulas are made with all food safe ingredients so if formulas can be hit or miss with your aller... see post
Which Make Up Forever HD Concealer shade is equivalent to Make Up Forever's Lifting Serum
I want to buy Make Up Forever HD Concealer.  I've used the Lifting Concealer for years in shade #3. I need help knowing which shade I should use in the HD.  Any help would be appreciated! 
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @4gabzface,    The Color IQ is #1R05 for the MUFE  Lift Concealer is  COLOR Neutral Beige 3 . There isn't an exact match in the MUFE HD Concealer. The... see post
Lip primer or balm recommendation for liquid lipsticks?
Do you have a good lip primer or balm recommendation for use under liquid lipsticks?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Sfgirlygirl!   With liquid lipsticks, if you sport a balm underneath, I would recommend giving it ample time to dry down and absorb into lips so that there is no r... see post
Terrible Texture
  I'm 37 and  after many years of ugly breakouts, I finally got my combo/oily acne prone skin somewhat under control- although I am starting to notice more fine lines around my eyes  but that's a different story   I use the PTR Irish Mud Cleanser, Mario Badescu Glycolic Acid Toner, and clinique dramatically different moisturizer. As of the past month, I also use the clarisonic Mia a few times a week and the origins charcoal mask weekly.  It feels amazing to not have a bunch of pimples, but I have a really uneven skin tone and the texture is HORRIBLE! Its so uneven. What products would you recommend to help with this issue. I'm so scared of trying new products and then starting to breakout again. Thanks for your help
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You're welcome!   If needed, even start a skin care journal to document new items you may be trialing, log how often you exfoliate to make sure you're not waiting too ... see post
Patchy nose foundation
I am currently using the YSL touche eclat le teint foundation I have 2 shades BR 45 AND B20 one for when I have a spray one for when I don't.I have dry skin so this was recommended by an employee at Sephora. Prior to my foundation I am using tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hr Perfecting Primer and nars concealer after, I prime, apply my foundation conceal.Bake my under eye- you get it BUT Both shades come out patchy on my nose and is not full coverage, why is this? I set my face with spray but should I be setting it with powder too? This is so frustrating and a waste. 
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kayceedee / NEWCOMER / replied
Hi Keelybt,  My skin has deff been dry as of late.  I remove my makeup with wipes, cleanse with a natural cleanser (neutrogena) or super cleanse when I want a deep cle... see post
Color matching
So I was in a store the other week and I waited over an hour for someone to help color match me and no one was available. I left after waiting for so long. In the summer I wore Smashbox Studio Skin 15 hour wear foundation in 2.4. I wanted to try the new Anatasia Stick Foundation and what shade would you think I would be?   I was debating between that stick foundation and clinique's. I have used Bobbi brown's but it was a bit too thick and light for me.   Thank you!!! 
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Liljess, I'm sorry you weren't able to get matched in store. Is the Smashbox shade still working for you or do you need something lighter? see post
Lip Liner to go with Anastasia Beverly Hills Pure Hollywood?
Hey all,   I was looking for a lip liner to go with ABH Pure Hollywood liquid lipstick.  I'm really bad at these things...   Also, if anyone could suggest nice lip shades for me that would be great! For reference, I have pale-ish skin with neutral to cool undertones, so corals/oranges/etc. generally DO NOT look good on me, at all.  I'm looking for cute light pinks (not barbie-doll pink) that would go with a more prominent eye look (so not dramatic lips).   Thanks!!
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You can try the Sephora Rouge Gel Lip Liner in 19 The Nudest (matte, nude pink) for $12.   If you're wanting more of a cooler shade to touch on how Pure Hollywood ... see post
What skin color am I if I am the shade Tahoe in NARS luminous foundation?
keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Labym, Your Color IQ number is 3Y10, so that means that you have a med-tan skin tone with a warm undertone.  see post
Skincare for Dry Skin
I have very dry skin and was looking around to see what people would recommend. I'm currently having issues where my make up sticks to dry patches. I've been fairly consistent with skincare and it seems to be working, but I feel like I need to add something else to help. The products I have been using are the FAB Ultra Repair Cream, Josie Maran Argan Oil, Ole Henrikson Truth Serum, the Origins Drink Up Sleep mask, Origins Rose Clay Retexurizing mask and the FAB Radiance Facial Pads. Any other recommendations would be appreciated!
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi vballgirl21,   It sounds like you're already using some great products! I might suggest layering another, more hydrating moisturizer with your existing moisturize... see post
Q. Asking for a friend
Hi, my friend has been asking around for a good product to alleviate her dry lips, but I don't have that problem so I came here for help. She doesn't want an exfoliator because they just irritate her lips even more. Her lips are EXTREMELY dry to the point that the area around her lips is also dry and red.  
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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. hmmmmm, the fact that it's around her mouth tells me she either has lip lickers dermatitis, eczema or a vitamin b deficiency. i suggest she go on a vitamin b supplement... see post
Lipstick with a long coral bridesmaid dress?
Hi! I'm looking for some lipstick (long wearing) options to wear with a long coral pink bridesmaid dress! 
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The Bite Beauty formulas are very luscious! ^_^   By chance have you checked in with the bride to see if she may have any set idea of the makeup look she wants her bri... see post
retinol..
hello...   i was thinking of introducing retinol into my skin care routine... what is the best % to start off with? i have oily/combo skin… break out easily.   if i did introduce it in my routine…how would i use with respect to other products?   thanks
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You are too kind! You're welcome, and certainly reach out any time via personal message if you need some one-on-one insight! see post
what shade to get of this Benefit Cosmetics Soft
Not sure if I should get the light, medium(is suggested for redheads) or deep shade for the  Benefit Cosmetics Soft & Natural Brow Kit. My hair is not as blonde as the picture is (still a little highlighted)BUT as you can see my eyebrows are darker and very thin. I appreciate any feedback.
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
HI @woo122490,   I think shade 3 would work for you. It's a little bit darker than shade 2, but would still work since you do have the darker brown shade in your hai... see post
Uneven skin tone
I'm looking for a new primer to help with my uneven skin tone,which is not bad, I would just prefer my skin to be all one color lol.   So any recommendations on what to use? I have combination skin so nothing too oily or too matte
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @MariaC9500,   It sounds like you may want to look into color correcting or color correcting primers! I've linked to some below that you may like.        see post
I don't know which product to choose?
As a teenage girl who is completely obsessed with makeup, I have recently gotten into the Too Faced palettes. After purchasing the sweet peach palette I really want to try out the chocolate bar palettes but I'm not sure which would suit my skin tone well. I have warm toned skin with yellow/golden undertones, I can't decide which would look good with my complexion.   What do you think semi-sweet or original chocolate bar?
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QueenBambina / FRESH FACE / replied
Thank you this helped! see post
Dark Under Eye Circles
I just recently bought the Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer and it doesn't conceal my dark under eye circles. Also it looks dry and crepey under my eyes. What should I do? I might return it and buy another concealer from Sephora but I need recommendations. Do I need a colour corrector?
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
HI @pinball599,   @lylysa gave a lot of great information and recommendations! Since she's already touched on everything I've linked to some hydrating eye creams you... see post
product layering
hello.. i recently purchased Murad Complete Reform with Glyco Firming Complex and Caudalie's Polyphenol C15 Overnight Detox Oil...   i was told not to use these 2 together because the oil can reduce the efficacy of the Murad product. is this true? if not.. how would i layer them?   Day: i have oily/combo skin and easily can break out..  i wash my face with Murad's Time Release Acne Cleanser i tone with Sunday Riley's Martian toner i then use the Ole Henriksen's truth serum(orange) then i would moisturize with Lancome Bienfait Pure Focus Matifying Moisturizing Lotion followed with Murad's Invislblur Perfecting shield sunscreen…. and follow with rest of my make up.   Night: i wash with Murads cleanser then i would use Peter Thomas Roth Wrinkle X peel pads (every night)..wash off after 3 minutes tone with Sunday Riley's Martian toner use the Murad's Complete Reform use the Caudalie c15 and then moisturize with the new Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud cream   my extras include: twice a week with Murad's aha/bha exfoliating cleanser just bought the Herbivore Blue Tansy aha+bha Resurfacing  Clarity mask..which would be twice a week considering the Murad's IntensiveC Radiance Peel once a week with Origins charcoal mask   i know this is a loaded email but i could really use some help… I'm basically looking for something that will even out skin tone, lessen break outs and clean out pores … give me radiance and not have dull looking skin.     should i introduce retinol? if so.. which one? i tried Philosophy's Help Me and hated it..broke me out and way too heavy and oily for my already oily skin.   please and thank you .. look forward in hearing from you,   Anna      
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NARS Tinted Moisturizer or Velvet Matte Skin Tint?
Hello guys, somebody please explain to me the difference of the two. I'm planning to buy one of those. Which one should I get? Thank you!
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MariekeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @justinecc,   @jemly's description is spot on! It's really going to depend on what kind of finish you'd like. If you want a more dewy look, but have oily skin you... see post
Eye creams and milia.
I have dark circles and wrinkles under my eyes. The eye creams I've tried either make my eyes itchy or cause milia. Where do I start looking for something new? They can be so expensive I don't want to try it and have the same issues.
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SPECIAL GUEST swtbld111 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
I've tried Benefit It's Potent!, 29 Reserve Blend eye cream and most recently ROC Retinol Correction eye cream. Benefit made me puffy, 29 reserve make me itchy. ROC has ... see post