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Concealer colour advice
My perfect concealer colour is NSA - Urban Decay 24/7 concealer pencil, but i'd like to try Tarte Maracuja creaseless concealer and Kat Von D Lock it tattoo concealer. I have light skin with very yellow undertone, and I need my undereye concealer to be a little mustard-coloured, not really orange. Thank you!
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Products to start my make up kit?
I'm a 22 year old beginning in make up. I only apply a light beigh BB cream on my face and a EOS lip balm to moisturize my lips. My skin tone is a light warm Asian yellow   and eyes are brown. The BB cream I wear changes the color of my skin from a light yellow to white almost which I think it's bad but I still wear it because it has SPF in it and is oil free.  However, without it my skin is oily everywhere on my face and I have pores everywhere on my face. What are some good oil free products to start my make up kit? I watch too many beauty videos and got inspiration for a natural every day look, to the no make up look, and the neutral/ smokey look for the nights. However for eyeshadow I would like to know great ones that have matte to neutral shades that last a long time. I know that some are highly pigmented. What is a good brand for water proof mascara? As for my skin being oily, do you recommended mineral make up over liquid foundation? Primer for mascara? Bronzer ? What are some great black eyeliner pencils? How about concealer? Pink lipstick that moisturizes and lasts long? What about a color for a smokey look? I apologize for writing so long.   
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BEAUTY BUFF makeuplovertay / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
We don't have the same skin tone so I can't recommend any foundations color wise but drugstore wise I hear that many people love the Revlon Colorstay 24 hour foundation.... see post
Josie Maran Argan Milk
Has anyone else noticed that the packaging for the Josie Maran Argan Milk has changed? The bottle originally was clear. I really liked that I could tell how much product was left. The bottle that just came in my order is solid white. Also, the product itself is different. To me, at least. It was a creamy color and now is very white and more difficult to blend in. It's almost like a watered down SPF when I apply. Any thoughts?
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BEAUTY MAVEN bem564 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I went to my closest Sephora store yesterday (about a 45 minute drive) & all the bottles they had were clear as well. I asked a SA & she had no idea about any changes th... see post
I have combination skin, i need titanium dioxide sunscreen that isnt greasy or white looking.
NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi honeyj,   I would recommend MDSolarSciences' Mineral Lotion For Face & Body Broad Spectrum SPF 50 UVA-UVB Sunscreen, this is a non-greasy formula that's a good ch... see post
Colour match for tinted moisturizer?
In store I was colour matched to the Makeup Forever HD Invisible Cover Foundation 153 Golden Honey at their display bar. What is one shade darker than this? Also, only 3 other matches come up in the color IQ match online, none of which are tinted foundations, which is what I am really looking for. In both the Laura Mercier oil free tinted foundation and the Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer, what would be my best match?   NB: I know this is a re-post, but my original post has gone unanswered.
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi northernbelle25,   One shade darker than your current color IQ is FY09. If you are interested in the Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer I would suggest looking at t... see post
Foundation for the gym
If I want to wear a cover up during my workout, but I want to avoid getting acne, is there one in particular I should use?
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BEAUTY BOSS aydasu / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Actually the truth about makeup and workout is quite misunderstood.   If you clean your skin before the workout, you will not break out versus if you clean your skin a... see post
I am warm toned w/ brown eyes. Looking for an e/s palette, long lasting and versatile...recs?
Not MUFE. I think Dior, Guerlain, YSL, Urban Decay, NARS, Hourglass... What do you recommend? 
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BEAUTY MASTER jenfromnyc / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
What did you not like about? see post
HOW CAN I GET THE MILKY WHITE COMPLEXION THAT I SEE MANY WOMEN SPORT?
I am trying to find out how I may attain the "milky white complexion" that many women sport. Is there a cream that I can use to get that complexion. I have heard the term BB cream being mentionned, so I went out and purchased it but found that it didn't work. In addition, apparently women rub this on their body too to achieve the full body milky white complexion. Thanks.        
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HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ah, if you are talking about Korean idols or actresses, they go to dermatologist and do facials at least once a month to keep their skin clean and clear, so they don't h... see post
Marc Jacobs concealer pen help
I just bought the Marc Jacobs Remedy Concealer Pen - and I can't get any of the concealer to come out of the pen after clicking it...help?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Kiki2716,   One click should give the amount needed for a single-use, if the pen is clicking but no product is coming out, first check the little "window" on the ... see post
Kat Von D foundation
I have the Kat Von D foundation, and I use a brush to put it on. what makeup brush cleaner should I use?
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HALL OF FAMER guzelkiz / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Nope.  I've been using it about a year now and no problems.  I've tried many cleansers of all different brands but this one is the best by far. see post
i need a good daily moisturizer for under $20
I want a moisturizer that won't make my skin oily but I don't have a hundred dollars please help
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BEAUTY WHIZ Rin418 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Hello!  I'm really not sure of your skin type since you did not mention it but I have fairly dry skin, sometimes oily skin and I love Sephoras brand Instant moisturizer... see post
bliss toner pads vs Fab radiance pads?
What is the difference in the Bliss Steep Clean Mattifying Toner Pads and the FAB Facial Radiance pads?   Which is your preference? Why choose one over the other?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi ap142193,   The Bliss Steep Clean Mattifying Toner Pads are ideal for those with oily skin. The purpose of these pads is to regulate/impede excess oil production ... see post
very very dry skin with extreme pig mentation ( irish girl in floridian sun)
I have very very dry skin. I am outside pretty much all day and it does not take much for the florida sun(or even light wind) to burn my skin so I have a LOT of freckles, even with the use of factor 70 suncreen(neutrogena). my skin is constantly dry especially on my nose and around my mouth and tzone. Any suggestions for 1)suncreen 2)moisturiser 3)something to even out the tone in my skin but without being to harsh on sensitive skin! I am seriously desperate at this stage and do not want my skin to be old and haggard in my mid 20s!!! Currently using clinique dry to very dry moisturiser.
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi katieireland123,   Keeping your skin protected from the sun when you live somewhere with year-round sunshine can be quite a task. It sounds like you're already on... see post
Lancôme Nide Miracle 260 Bisque(N) what color on the Sephora Collection,Laura Mercier?
ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi monelli,   According to our Color IQ, for the Sephora Collection 10 hour Wear Perfection Foundation, I would recommend  24 Medium Honey. For the Laura Mercier Fou... see post
Is Formula X a gel nail polish?
ZannaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi judyloohoo,   Formula X is actually the name of the collection, it is not a specific polish.      see post
Philosophy Help Me
I use Philosophy's Help Me every night. I recently purchased the serum No Reason to Hide. Can I use both at night? 
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Magdalena15 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you both for the replies! I was worried using them both at night would burn my skin. see post
Q. Kat Von D lock it tattoo foundation
I use Kat Von D lock it tattoo foundation shade 48. I still look Orange. What do I do?
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HALL OF FAMER guzelkiz / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. That actually happened to me too so I went and got 2 samples of the shades just lighter than I was wearing (I was wearing 56 so I got samples of 54 and 53).  I tried eac... see post
Bobbi Brown - Creamy Lip Color - Italian Rose
Hello,   It looks like Sephora no longer carries my favorite shade of lipstick , Bobbi Brown , Creamy Lip Color , Italian Rose . It is still available on Bobbi Brown's website, so it wasn't discontinued by them. Please recommend a shade that is an exact match to my favorite shade and is also carried by Sephora. I am open to other high end good quality brands also as long as the shade is a close match.    Thanks!   
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melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Pinkwine11,   Our products and brands will vary at each store location and I recommend contacting your local Sephora Store if you have not done so already, to ver... see post
I'm a beginner to make up. Can someone help me start?
My skin tone is a warm yellow.i want to have natural looks for everyday  to neutral looks at night. However, I wear a BB cream that is a light beigh color.
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi junee15!   You may want to look around for different video tutorials you can watch for inspiration! We have a few on our Sephora TV channel. There is a great one ... see post
Philosophy Renewed Hope In a Jar or OriginsPerfect World Antioxident Moistorizer ?
I'm 37 and looking for a moisturizer that prevents my skin from feeling dry and forehead oily..  I think I have combination skin.   Beauty.com recommended Origins Antitoxident, and I like that it has vitamin C.  Then I came across Philosophy and liked the results, but now am torn between the 2.   Looking for the refreshed, lit from inside look.   I have used H20 plus face oasis hydrating treatment and don't feel it does anything.  
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Beachphotobug,    They are both wonderful moisturizers. I think based on your skin type and primary concerns, you should try the Origins A Perfect World Antioxida... see post
ADVICE WITH MAKE UP FOR EVER
MY shade is N155 in MAKE UP FOR EVER HD, WHICH SHADE WOULD I BE IN MAKE UP FOR EVER FULL COVERAGE CONCELAR ???
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HALL OF FAMER Sonny4President / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
MAKE UP FOR EVER  Full Cover Concealer - 335 Medium Beige MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Invisible Cover Concealer -   Beige 8   http://www.sephora.com/hd-invisible-cover-c... see post
Foundations similar to Chanel perfection lumiere?
I recently fell in love with Chanel's perfection lumiere foundation. The only thing I dislike is the fact that It leaves a white cast on my face when taking flash photography. Is there any foundation with similar finish and coverage but without leaving a white cast? I do love this foundations finish. Is there any suggestions to getting rid of the white cast face for flash pictures on a cellphone? I have tried before Mufe Hd, urban decay naked skin ( also white cast ),  Nars sheer glow, Estée Lauder double wear light but those did not agree with my face. I have combination oily skin. I also tend to get dry spots around my nostrils. 
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Mizzsassythang,   You may want to try the Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil-free. I definitely recommend using a primer underneath this... see post
Colour match for tinted moisturizer?
In store I was colour matched to the Makeup Forever HD Invisible Cover Foundation at their display bar. What is one shade darker than this? Also, only 3 other matches come up in the color IQ match online, none of which are tinted foundations, which is what I am really looking for. In both the Laura Mercier oil free tinted foundation and the Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer, what would be my best match?
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northernbelle25 / NEWCOMER / replied
Hi RandeeBT,    Is there any other information I can provide you that would be helpful?   Thanks! see post
makeup to dark for my winter skin
my urban decay naked skin weightless makeup 3.5 is a little dark for my winter skin what shade should I switch to?
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melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi TrishHollemans,   If your undertone is pink/beige, I would recommend  1 - very fair bisque shade, with soft warm undertones. The other two shades 3 and 2 hav... see post
DIY facial mask..... Are they just as good?
I was looking at so,e beauty blogs and they have tons and tons of recipes for facial mask, peels and cleansers. They even had a recipe  with Amazonian clay that was supposed to make a mask just like glam glow. Given that these mask do have acid and ingredients that penetrate and treat your skin I was skeptical on the safety of these DIY mask. I'm scared of fining a wrong recipe and irritating my skin and end up looking like a tomato. Have any of you ladies dared to be brave and tried a DIY mask?
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BEAUTY BOSS Tamara76 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
@Mgr82 - Thanks for posting this question!  I'm also curious as I've seen tons of DIY mask recipes on Pinterest and wondered the same thing.  I'm anxious to learn from o... see post
I'm not sure which shade of Josie Maran's Coconut Water Infused Cheek Gelee to use
I have a light-medium skin tone and I'm wondering which shade of Josie Maran's Coconut Water Infused Cheek Gelee to use. I'm looking to obtain an overall flushed/rosy look as if I've been out in the snow for awhile. Which color would be best to achieve this? 
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salathe1 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you Laura! I will definitely try both out and see which works best.  see post
Eye cream that doesn't cause milia?
I'm 41 and looking for an eye cream that doesn't cause milia. Areas I'm trying to target are sagging eyelids, crows feet, and fine lines/wrinkles around the entire eye and on the eyelid. I also have sensitive skin. I used the Shiseido Benefiance for 3 days (once a day) and had two giant milia form above my eyelids. I don't want to go through a bunch of creams and develop more. Can anyone recommend something to try? I've heard about Algenist lifting and firming, is that a good way to go? Thanks for your help, all!
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dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Cheesevino,    I wanted to also add that you may want to try a hydrating eye gel or lotion- stay away from any heavy creams (the Shiseido Benefiance is definitely... see post
Can you use urban decay sharpener for Nars Lip Crayon?
HALL OF FAMER SydBristow / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have two Grindhouse sharpeners, one for eye stuff, one for lip stuff. I don't like the idea of mixing lip stuff onto my eye pencils. :) Works great for both pencil typ... see post
how to add point
I bought my items in store and the salesperson did scan my reward card. but when i go home and check my online account, only 5 out of six product show up on my  past purchased list. so the question is: how do I add the product - which she or the system forgot to scan onto my account in order to earn point ?
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sophianguyen / NEWCOMER / replied
thanks for your reply, where can i check that "private message" ? see post
Clinique lash-building primer
I wear Clinique lash building primer.  I love the effects of the long lashes but if the primer gets in my eyes, from sweating, crying, taking it off in the evening, etc., it really stings (like soap in the eyes).  Is there a primer that still has the same great lash lengthening capabilities but is less harsh when taking it off at the end of the day?  Thanks!!
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HALL OF FAMER waterbaby1981 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Personally I can use the Clinique one as well, but not the Dior primer, so if the Dior one irritates your eyes, another good one you can use is Chanel's primer. see post