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Sensitive Skin Body Oil Help
I have extremely sensitive skin. I don't know exactly what I'm allergic to- but things with fragrance seem to irritate my skin.   The doctor told me to take shorter showers, warm temp etc because I was peeling too much of my natural body oils off.   For right now, I just want to focus on my body and not my face. I need a recommendation that will mimic the body's natural oils.   Price range doesn't matter. Would like it to be reasonably priced because I will be needing a lot of it to restore my skin.
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have hypersensitive skin all over. For an oil have you tried Neutrogena's body oil for after shower. For in shower, Softsoap has a oil body wash. Not an oil, but Jerg... see post
Recommendations for all day bridal makeup that will last
I am getting married this month (July) and I am looking for recommendations for makeup that will last all day without sweating or smearing off. I will be starting my pictures around 12:30 noon so hair and makeup will begin at 9:00am. Our ceremony will be outside weather permitting and won't start until 5:30pm. We plan to celebrate with lots of dancing and go until 2am the next morning. I would love to find primer, foundation, and setting spray that will keep my makeup looking great as long as possible. I am also looking for good bronzer and gold tone eyeshadow recommendations.    Please help  
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Why Do Certain Shades Cost More?
I was looking to buy a new foundation and just realized that Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra 24H Long Wear Foundation  's price differs depending on shade (possible glitch?). Other than the possibility that a certain shade sells out more is there another reason? Certain sizes of clothing sell out more at stores but it doesn't mean they charge more that size...         
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HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I believe they recently reformulated/repackaged or something. It may be that the higher prices are the new formula/package, and the lower ones the old? see post
What can I buy to reduce bags under my eyes instantly before I put on makeup?
HALL OF FAMER HelloCoffee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have this problem, too. When my bags are really bad I put ice cubes, and follow up with the Clinique de-puffing rollerball. I then use FAB age delay cream. I wait a fe... see post
Foundation or not?
I know that foundation will never look like natural skin, and that some foundations are more natural looking than others.  My issue is that no matter what foundation I use, I feel like I always look like I'm wearing foundation.  Whether it's light, medium, or full coverage.  Even when the shade is perfect.  I think the biggest issue is that I have oily skin and large pores...no matter what primer or skincare I use prior to applying foundation, within a couple hours it has settled into my pores and starts sliding around my nose.  I'm at the point where I feel like just saying the heck with it all and go bare faced...but I'm way to insecure.  I have scarring and hyperpigmentation from a 20+ year battle with acne and I'm so self conscious about it.  I know this is a beauty website, but have any of you made the leap to foundation free?  I've read a lot online and most of the ladies who decided to stop wearing it have beautiful skin to begin with.  I would like to hear from those of you who may have a similar skin type to mine.  Thanks everyone
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC jenny5780 / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / replied
I know where you are coming from. I get really long lasting red marks on my cheeks every time I get a pimple. I rarely go out in public without foundation, but foundatio... see post
Best products to contour pale and dry skin?
I have pretty dry yet acne prone skin. I was wondering if anyone could suggest either a contour kit or product they use for contouring for pale skin. To give you an idea of how pale I am I will post a picture though now I am a shade or two darker. I am looking for something cooler rather than a warm tone. Thanks
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BEAUTY BOSS Kay522 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Are you looking more for cream or powder products? If you're looking at cream I've been using the ABH Cream Contour Kit in Fair and really like the results. see post
How can I stop my foundation from looking cakey and having dry spots!
Hello, I have been having trouble with my foundation. I have very oily skin but also its dry in spots and acne prone. I cleanse my face, put on my moisturizer, and then apply my foundation "Just recently tried to use primer and didn't notice a difference" about 2 hours after putting my makeup on my foundation kind of separates and looks blotchy and cakey. I am at a loss on what to do. I have tried different moisturizers and foundations and nothing works
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BrittanyKelley / NEWCOMER / replied
Yes I have tried the setting powder just not the translucent so I will try that. Also no I have never used a setting spray I will need to try that as well and hopefully ... see post
At home gel kit cleanser
I have the Ciate Geltox kit and I'm running low on the cleanser, and I can't seem to find another one that works. I've tried the Formula X cleanser but this stripped the colour off my nails because of the alcohol. I need a cleanser with absolutely no alcohol in it, any suggestions?
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SPECIAL GUEST xalyssa / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Hi ZannaBT,   I'm looking for a cleanser to use after the nail polish has been applied and cured because they tend to be sticky from the gel still. see post
Spring/ Summer Found in the Wild 2016 Thread
Just noticed that all of the spring stuff is showing up (early as always) but the thread is still specific to Winter (which it is...but tell the brands).  So what have you found, dear BTers, that is new on Sephora...
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BEAUTY MASTER Vineetha / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Loubilaques are now available!   http://www.sephora.com/loubilac-lip-lacquer-P409757?skuId=1842335 see post
Acne marks
Hey guys! So I just started feeling comfortable wearing makeup since I don't really get pimples anymore sadly I still have a lot of acne marks which can make me feel insecure sometimes I'd love to hear your advice on how I can clear my face? Also before applying makeup I still feel like my skin isn't clean is there anything I can put on before applying makeup? Thank you xoxo
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BEAUTY BUFF Jane111 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
i mix tea tree oil with rosehip oil and it made my scars fade waaayyyyy faster and my skin feels extra soft and smooth!! see post
Can I still use SR luna/good genes with after SK II FTE and lotion, ingredient-wise? or is it just one over the other?
I have been hearing good things about the SK II online and from friends. However, I still have more than half left of my Sunday Riley bottles. Would it be okay to add in the SK II to my regimen? Or would it be too much for my skin and just wait till I finish SR? 
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi gemnicole,   Those two should be totally fine to use together! I love cocktailing my serums, toners, essences - you name it ;)  see post
Which brands are easy to depot?
Hi Beauty Insiders!   My question regards the use of beauty brands and z-palettes.  I've hopped on the z-palette bandwagon and have started to depot my makeup. Even with the "prying" tools and the use of the heating method, the pans can be hard to pry. My question is, what are some makeup brands that are easy to depot? As "conceited" as it sounds, my heart breaks a little when I crack the makeup I'm trying to get out.   Thanks, IMAS
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi IMAS,   I would definitely suggest Make Up For Ever, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Urban Decay, Buxom, Marc Jacobs. Typically I have found that round pots are easier t... see post
Q. Availability of Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Correction Pads
Hello,   I've been using the Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Corrections Pads for quite some time now. I noticed a month or two ago that they were out of stock, and now the website states that they cannot be shipped to the US.    I was wondering why is this item no longer available for purchase here? and will it be again? I also noticed that Sephora stores no longer carry this product.   I have had great results using the pads, and I would preferably like to continue using them as well as purchasing them through Sephora.    Otherwise, what other products would you recommend that are similar?   Greatly appreciate your response.   Thanks
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi pilsener,   I was able to reach out to PTR directly about this and they notified me that the gentle pads have been discontinued because they found more clients pr... see post
Hello...which facial cleanser would be good for my 13 year old daughter? She is starting to get a little oily, although no breakouts.
StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi doorn,   The brands First Aid Beauty and Boscia are both also known to be gentle and have some nice options for someone just starting out with skincare. The FAB f... see post
What steps do I need to do before using an overnight face mask? (cleansing, etc.)
I know for normal face masks you're supposed to cleanse first then use toner, serum, moisturizer, etc. afterwards, but what about for an overnight mask? Do you just cleanse then wear the mask overnight? I feel like this is a stupid question but I never really use face masks and was wanting to try some, including overnight ones.
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HALL OF FAMER BrideSona / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@carlee7 I love that mask. Its great once a week. I typically do a cleanse, then a clay or charcoal or mud mask, then wash off, toner, eye cream then this mask. Sleep o... see post
Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer to go with the foundation
Hi,   I am currently using 2C1 Pure Beige double wear foundation and was interested in the double wear concealer not sure which one to use however.. Open to suggestions and recommendations     Thank you!
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clj5 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thanks I will definitely give it a try next time I'm in the store :)  see post
Setting Powder Changing Concealer Color???
Hi everyone.  Whenever I set my under-eye concealer with a setting powder, I swear it changes the colour of my makeup. I can finally be ready in the morning and think that my makeup looks really nice - and then as soon as I set it, my dark under-eyes come peering back through my makeup, and sometimes even the colour of my concealer seems to have changed. I have been experiencing this problem for ages with several different translucent setting powders - Tarte, Makeup forever HD setting powder, Cinema secretes, Laura Mercier (that one made my eyes itch...) - just to name a few. At first I thought I was crazy, but I have heard other people mention experiencing the same sort of thing. I've never tried using a coloured powder, because I'm really not sure what to use... I have red hair & very fair, dry skin - I don't know if that info helps?    Hopefully someone will be able to help me out here!   Thanks
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SPECIAL GUEST acsephora / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Hi waterbaby,   Yes actually, I do use a color corrector. I use Urban Decay's Naked Skin color correcting fluid in "Pink". see post
Need recommendations for a Body Glow/Shimmer (not tanner)
I need some recommendations on a good body shimmer product similar to the Natasha Denona Body Glow. I want something to put on my shoulders, collarbone, chest, and legs for an evening awards banquet. I already checked past posts and most of the stuff that comes up on BT are temporary self-tanners. I want something thats more of a body highlighter that won't rub off on my clothes, and something I can either purchase from Sephora, Ulta, or local drugstores. The reason being, is so that I can return it if I don't like the product, and I also need the product ASAP since I am leaving on my fiancé's work convention in two weeks and I need the product for that trip. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance
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HALL OF FAMER sabrinas / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I really really love the new cover fx illuminating drops and have been adding them to body moisturizers and it leaves the most gorgeous glow on my skin! Not only that, b... see post
Skincare
Ok. So I've read at least three articles that say Cetaphil is bad for you skin. But, is it true? And if it is, any recommendations for someone who has combination and sensitive skin?
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi kameronnnhk,   If you are looking for a good alternative, I would recommend the Kate Somerville Goat Milk Moisturizing Cream! Some of the awesome ingredients incl... see post
Foundation Color Match
My skin color is most of the time light with yellow undertone, I use FIJI for NARS. I was wondering what shade to try for the estee lauder double wear stay in place? Please and Thank you.
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi RachyBaby025,  Sand 1W2 is going to be the closest but it is a little darker than Fiji. see post
Lipliner Shade Match
I love the color of the Sephora Collection lipliner in "pale beige", but it doesn't have anywhere near enough staying power. Are there any long-wearing lipliners (maybe one of the nars or similar) that are the same color?
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ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi egret,   I highly recommend the BITE Beauty Matte Crème Lip Crayon in  Glacé - dusty mauve. Very similar shade but much better staying power and beautiful pigm... see post
Is it weird if a guy uses foundation to have the image of better skin? Like to cover blemishes or uneven skintone?
keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Ben925, Not at all! It just depends on your preference and what you are comfortable with. I know several men that use foundation, concealer and bronzer. If it's done ... see post
Radiant Skin Foundation
Hey Beauties! I'm looking for a medium to full coverage radiant, dewy or satin foundation that is good for every skin ( I used finish an acne procedure so It has be for a normal foundation), non oily since I live in an island so the heat brings up the oil and non heavy. Any suggestions?
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The Maybelline Fit Me is a really nice, dewy foundation! It has medium/buildable coverage and sits on the skin quite nicely and I don't breakout from it =) see post
what colors of eyeshadow looks good with hazel eyes?
HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Purples/mauves, greens, browns/bronze/gold...     see post
Worst dark circles possibly on the planetI
I have probably the worst dark circles on the planet! It's not hereditary (my mom and sister both have no dark circles) and it won't cover with any concealer. I have moisturized, color corrected, concealed with full coverage concealer, put liquid AND powder foundation over them! All that produces is a orange, cakey, disgusting look that lasts for maybe an hour or two before fading and letting my super dark (purple, brown, blue, and a little red) circles bleed through. It is insanity! So for Christmas this year, on my list, I have benefit boi-ing concealer, but I read another review that said the concealer didn't work for a girl/woman who's skin and issue sounded similar to mine. I'm not going to give up, so that's out of the question. To give an idea of what I'm looking for, I'm looking for a full coverage concealer that will cover my satanic dark circles, give some light to them, that won't fade during the day, and won't wipe off under or over foundation. I also have very pale skin (such so that I've been called a vampire because it sparkles in the sun) with cool undertones. I'm wondering if such a product exists, where I could get it, for how much, and if you have any tips for my dark circles (all would be appreciated) Thank you so much!!!!
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SPECIAL GUEST acsephora / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Hi there. Just reading your final post in hopes of finding something that will actually work for my terrible under-eye circles and fair skin as well. I have a question f... see post
Stinky animal hair make up brush
Hey guys! I just recently washed a Morphe M527 goat hair brush (for the first time) and since I've washed it it literally smells like a goat---a barn. Help please! I don't know how to get the stench out! 
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC MrsLisaMarie / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / replied
Thanks for all the advice ladies! I'm going to try the borax tonight, I just so happen to have some of that at home! Either that or try washing it again but with baby sh... see post
Help with sebaceous filaments?
Hey everyone. I have been struggling with THOUSANDS of sebaceous filaments on my nose for as long as I can remember. I have tried almost everything I can think of to clear them out and reduce the size of them. The only thing that has worked is by manually forcing them out with my fingers which really irritates my skin. And even when I do that, they're full again in the next day or two. I use a clarisonic with the deep pore head and cleanser but that hasn't worked. Plus I have VERY VERY dry skin which is constantly peeling so the deep pore cleanser definitely does not help the flakiness. Can someone please recommend something that I should try? Has anyone else had this problem and found a solution? Thank yall in advance for your help!
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BEAUTY WHIZ mspera80 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I was just looking at the Amore Enzyme Peel earlier.  Thank you for sharing this.  I feel like it was fate.  haha.  Perhaps I should order it and give it a try.  Adding ... see post
sunscreen for the face with no makeup?
I'm looking for a sunscreen that does not have any makeup in it. I'm going to be do laser hair treatments on my face so I can't have anything on my face but the sunscreen.  I'm really pale and have super sensitive skin.  I don't really go outside to much because how sensitive my skin is. I start to turn red within 10 minute's of being out side even with sunblock on. Any help would be appreciated.
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HALL OF FAMER lyravega / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@BaseballMommy @etscore1 Thank you, ladies! see post
What is a luminous foundation with medium coverage?
HALL OF FAMER SydBristow / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I agree with Danee - I second Georgio Armani Luminous Silk. It is amazing!!  see post
Clinique BB cream shades comparison
I liked Clinique's Age Defense BB cream a lot, but Shade 1 was too light for me. Shade 2 doesn't work either. I have light skin with neutral/pink undertones. How does the Light shade in the Acne Solutions line and the Moisture Surge line compare? The Light in the Acne Solutions BB cream looks a little darker than Shade 1 and was wondering if that is the case when actually applied.   Thanks!
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
@humanesque , you're welcome! I think so too! :)  see post