So I have been told by friends that after they wash their face and before they apply moisturizer, they apply a serum to make sure that their face is properly hydrated. I tend to be a bit on the oily side but sometimes can be a bit dry, especially in the winter. I was wondering if anyone had any advice or recommendations on whether I should try and integrate a serum into my daily routine and any brands of serums that are good? I tend to favour natural, paraben free products if possible. I use the clear complexion boscia cleanser and face cream. Thanks!
I have alot of acne and spots. I currently own Anastasia contouring kit. How should I apply it on my oily and acne prone skin? because if I apply just the cream contour it doesnt cover my spots. Please help.
I was hoping you guys would know. I contacted Bobbi brown about where they get their squalane source for their moisturizers, like their eye cream, and they haven't gotten back to me for several weeks now. I'm really hoping they don't source it from shark liver....
I was in search of a great setting powder and I always do my research. I ended up buying the YSL Matte and Radiance Pressed Powder. I have used it twice and I don't see a big difference after applying it and definitely not in keeping me matte. It was my high end splurge and I am disappointed. Has anyone tried it and have any suggestions of how to use it? I tried it with the puff that comes with it and a powder brush. I kind of pat it on after foundation.
I'm interested in purchasing one of these devices. But I'm stuck on which one to buy. My goal is to use it on my legs, armpits and arms. I hear the Tria is small and takes more time to do larger areas, and that the charge only lasts 40 minutes. Though I hear the device works better in terms of hair removal. Also I hear the Silk'n one is more ideal for larger areas since it's bigger but it requires a longer time period to yield results. I'd like to hear the opinions and views of others in terms of which device is better. And if there are any cons in either or, whether it's a risk or simply a flaw that might not make it as ideal as one would like. Thanks in advance.
Im not really sure how to use the Shiseido White Lucent Total Brightening Serum. I got it for my mother, she's 58 years and I don't know what is the right cleanser and softener for her to use? She has combination/ normal skin type. Please help, I really want her to use it ASAP.
http://www.makeupforever.com/int/en-int/make-up/fa ce/primer/step1 Is that the same primer as the MUFE HD Microperfecting Primer that we already have in the states? http://www.sephora.com/hd-microperfecting-primer-P 217906?skuId=1097153 Even tho the one Wayne showed is in a different tube and is called Step 1 Equalizer it seems to have the same shades and descriptions as the original primer. Just curious!
I have been under a dermatologists care all my life and have highly reactive sensitive skin and have to be really careful as to what I use. I am completely dependent on Paula's Choice and I won't use anything that doesn't get a BEST review from her site. She's never done me wrong as my skin is in excellent condition. However I am still a beauty junkie and like to try new products sometimes and it does take a while for her to get new products reviewed and she also can't get everything. Does anyone know of another website that does in depth product reviews? I need to to replace my Boscia night cream that just ran out. I love it, it's worked flawlessly for me but I'm itching to try something new.
I've heard using a nude color or shimmer lip pencil could make your lips bigger. Anyone else heard this or have any recommendations? I've tried color lip pencils in the past and cant seem to either patch the lip pencil color to lipstick or the pencil line looks obvious.
I've been using Lancome Renergie foundation in Porcelaine 30 w 0r the 25 w..I cant find it anywhere and was going to try the visonaire... I just dont know what shade..Is there a shade close to what i was using
Hello! I've heard a lot of great things about the Lock-it Tattoo foundation by Kat Von D and am DYING to try it out! I'm an NW 48 in Studio Fix Fluid by MAC and Cappacino in Revlon ColorStay and would like to try the Kat Von D Lock-it Tattoo Foundation, but the Sephora closest to me doesn't have all of the color options offered online. I tried a few of the colors and they didn't match very well. Don't know what they were, but I'm hoping there's a diverse enough selection to match my skin tone! Does anyone know what my color match would likely be in this foundation?
I use the color bamboo beige in LM Silk Foundation which is tad light for me, and I don't know what color I should get for the new LM Smooth Finish Flawless Fluid Foundation. I have a yellow undertone skin, and I'm roughly NC 20-25 in MAC.
Hi there! I am looking to try the LM Smooth Finish Foundation Powder but am unsure what color to use. I currently use the Natural Beige in the mineral powder which I find to be just a bit too light as well as the St. Moritz in the tinted moisturizer. There seem to be so many shades listed as Medium with yellow undertones and wasn't sure which would be best. Thanks! Aschac
Every plum lipstick I try turns hot pink - instantly! Every one of them! I'm hazel eyes, fair peachy skin, freckles, strawberry blonde. Does the orange in my skin cancel out the blue in the plum? How do I get plum to look plum on me? I've tried: lip liner with lipstick over it, lip primer, foundation, two plums together. No luck. Help?????
I have been using Sephora's service for many years! I love the ease to which I can order, the variety and how quickly my products get to me. I've been having a rash on my face for the last 4 years and after 4 years of testing, trying difference creams, meds, biopsy, visits to the dermatologist, I finally saw an Allergist, where I tested allergic to Quaternium-15. It's a commonly (ugh!) used ingredient in most personal care items. Does Sephora or any of the brands you carry, indicate they are free of Quaternium-15 or it's derivitives (such as Formaldehyde, Bronopol, Diazolidinyl urea? Thank you.
I just went to Sephora today and purchased the Nars tinted moisturizer in Groenland. The SA matched me to light 3 which is Groenland. It looked good in the store. It still seems ok, but when I got home I read online that that shade is more pinky-peachy and I am totally yellow undertone. I still think it looks good, I tend to look a bit beigy now. My shade match would be St. Moritz. Should I just leave well enough alone, or go back and switch. I know I can try it and they take returns, but i feel guilty returning something I opened. I was planning on using this under my bare minerals which I use in the light shade. (in summer i am golden medium) for shade reference.
I need to pick up a compact for my mom who wears YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat in Beige Rose 40. What would you recommend both for powder to set it with (loose powder?) of a morning and for a compact for touch up on the go? For her, I'm guessing a compact for touch up is the way to go because it is a lot easier to safely transport in a purse.