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Any tips on how to prevent under eye creasing?
Hi there! I've posted one question before and I got such a helpful answer that I thought I'd try again for another reoccurring problem that I've had. As the title says, that problem is under eye creasing. I'm 26 and I take care of myself, so I don't have super wrinkly under eyes or anything, but I do have some fine lines and creases right at the inner corner of my eyes. These are the steps I usually take for just my under eyes;   1. Lancome rénergie eye cream in the morning to moisturize 2. Smashbox under eye primer 3. I dot Lancome waterproof concealer under my eyes (I do not use a lot, just a few dots that I then blend out) 4. I blend it out with a beautyblender 5. I set everything with Laura Mercier Translucent Powder   No matter how much care I take to make sure the creases aren't there I always see them as soon as I set my under eyes. I've tried all the tips I've come across so far. Someone told me that I might be using too much product so I have only moisturized my under eyes then applied my concealer but the annoying lines were still there. Any tips? Any product I don't yet know about that will help with this?       
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Eczema friendly Make up products ?
Are there any eczema friendly make up products. I get red, dry after a day of wearing make up sometimes. Thanks
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Cleaning Liquid Potted Makeup
How I should clean liquid/cream makeup in an open pot? Makeup like the Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer, Marc Jacobs Re(Marc)able Full Cover Concealer, Becca Ultimate Coverage Concealer for example. I apply it with my fingers so germs and bacteria probably build up. Do I spray some rubbing alcohol in it? Unfortunately, I haven't seen anything online on how to clean liquid makeup with this packaging but I really want to make my makeup last! Please help! 
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Big pores
I have huge pores everytime I try foundation my face looks cakey because of the textured skin. Foundation embraces my pores and that's why I don't wear makeup because it looks bad. What can I do so my pores won't look huge and textured skin won't look bad my main problem are huge pores. What's the best primer and foundation for this? 
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Full Coverage Foundation you don't feel on skin??
Hi guys, I'm doing my sister's makeup for her graduation. We want her to wear foundation because she has acne-prone skin, yet she hates the feeling of foundation on her skin. As an example, she used to own the Armani Luminous Silk and never uses it. Can anyone recommend a full coverage foundation that is very lightweight?
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Live Chat with Tiffany Masterson for Drunk Elephant
Tiffany Masterson, Founder of Drunk Elephant is heading to BeautyTalk to answer your skincare questions. Chat live with Tiffany on Wednesday, April 26. Check back to this thread between 12pm and 1pm PDT to ask her anything—from what makes the T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial™ so effective to the best products to pack on your next weekend getaway.   Be sure click "Follow this thread" on the right side of this post to be notified via email when one of your questions is answered.
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Color iq number for discontinued product?
I need the color iq number for Clinique Perfectly Real foundation in shade #1. I've also worn the Clinique almost powder in shade fair. I haven't had any luck with the online shade finder because these two items have been discontinued. Can anyone help? I'm not near a store to go in to be matched. 
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how to set foundation?
I am looking for a cruelty-free product that doesn't give flashback. Which is better-colored setting powder or a translucent powder? and pressed or loose powder? just what is the best way to set foundation?
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Benefit eyebrow stencils in Soft and Natural Brow Kit?
Forgive me if I'm a Klutz - I just brought Benefit Soft and Natural Brow kit and I'm loving every products in that kit.   However.......about the stencils.  Both stencils (arch/straight, look 1 and 2) - I look closely and both look very similar - except when you feel it, you can tell the difference..... So, when I use one stencil, for example, straight, look 1, on my eyebrow, the question is....... should I flip around and use on my other eyebrow?  Or take it out, turn it around, re-insert the stencil tool for my other eyebrow? Please forgive me for the useless question!  
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Murad Mattifier vs. Skin Perfector
Hi! I am 19 years old (lol my mom and I share an account) and I have extremely oily skin with enlarged pores, acne, and lots of texture. I recently got a sample of the Murad Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15 PA++. It has done a fairly good job of keeping my oiliness at bay and I like that it has SPF in it, but I'm curious about the Murad Skin Perfecting Lotion for Blemish Prone/Oily Skin because it says it works better for smoothing out texture (I have lots of acne, enlarged pores, and bumpiness in the center of my face). I will be visiting my local Sephora to test out the consistency of the skin perfector but I was wondering what others think of these two products.
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Foundation shade help!
I am trying to pick shades for the Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick and Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation. Can you help? Color IQ is 1R14
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Lip Colors for 4Y09
Hello! I think I've finally found my perfect match - 4Y09 and was wondering if you have any suggestions from the cheaper end to more expensive lipsticks / lip glosses/ lip stains.   I am looking for nude colors; but also would like to know what my matches would be for other color families such as pink, red, and berry.   Thank you  
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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder for dry skin??
I heard a lot about this powder but I'm not sure whether to buy it or not. I have dry skin so I like to look dewy/radiant. The shades for my foundations are MUFE ultra hd foundation 117, tarte rainforest of the sea fair light neutral, and too faced born this way pearl. Which "shade" would you reccomend? Or if this powder is not suited for dry skin, then what other powders are good? (I just want to set my makeup but not look satin or matte afterwards)
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Hi AL616,   I think the Hourglass Ambient Light powders are a great fit for dry skin, especially since you're looking for a radiant finish. Based on your foundation ... see post
finding a suitable concealer similar to MAC NW20
I typically use MAC NW20 but want to try something else.  I've been using MAC for a long time but technology changes so I am pretty sure I can find something else.  I'm interested in either Sephora Collection bright future gel serum or Tarte marcuja concealer however I'm not sure what color(s) to choose that would be suitable replacements for MAC NW20.  Any suggestions?
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Shade recommendation!!
if I wear Nars foundation in "Santa fe," what shade should I wear for Maybelline Fit Me foundation and Revlon Colorstay foundation??
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In need of new face products for combination skin that aren't cakey or powdery and have good coverage
Hi! These past couple of months I have been using cheaper makeup brands. Now, my skin is starting to react badly to them. I don't break out, but my skin feels like it is burning. I am looking for face products like foundation, concealer, color correctors, and powders (translucent/setting powder and regular face powder). Brands, tips, and any other helpful advice are very much appreciated. Thank you!
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Cheekathon Pallet vs. Becca Jaclyn hill face pallet
Hey guys! so i was looking into these pallet's and I really like them both. I do like Becca's highlighters, but i haven't really used their blushes. Can anyone do a pros vs cons for these two pallet's for me?
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Tata Harper vs Drunk Elephant
Which line is better for acne prone skin with discoloration? I've read that Tiffany Masterson recommends using the same products from one line as they are designed to be used together. 
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Silicone-Free Products
Hi there!   Is there an up-to-date list of silicone-free sephora products? It's been asked before, but it doesn't look like there's ever been a comprehensive answer. I'm specifically looking for foundations, concealers and primers to try for my oh-so silicone-sensitive (dermatologist-tested) skin, and for others with the same sensitivities.    Thanks!
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KAT VON D LOCK IT FOUNDATION: IF I AM ABOUT A DEEP 74 IN THE LIQUID FOUNDATION, WHAT AM I IN THE POWDER FOUNDATION?
Last time I brought the wrong powder foundation. The liquid deep 74  is a bit orange on me, if it had more of a "yellowish undertone" it would have been perfect(I believe).    
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Switching brands of foundation
I use a loreal foundation, W5 true match (Warm - Chaude?)... I would really like to get bareminerals, What would my shade be for bareminerals?
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COLOR IQ 3Y08 - Foundation Match
Hi, All! My Color IQ is 3Y08. Can anyone recommend a color from NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation that would match my skin tone? Thanks so much!
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MUFE Face & Body
Hi there, any recommendations for foundations similar to MUFE Face & Body? I LOVE the formula and the lightness but it is causing me to breakout which is strange since it is mostly water. Thank you! 
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Silicone Resin
So there is this product: http://www.sephora.com/beauty-genius-clear-waterpr oofing-gel-P384062?skuId=1578731&country_switch=ca   It says its ingredient is silicone resin. Lots of people have been saying its the best thing ever to transform any lipstick into a non transfer lip. My question is this, IS is safe if you accidently consume it? I'm not talking about like putting it on your tongue, but if you're placing it on your lips, is that safe? I was trying to look it up. It did say that it could damage your lungs if consumed but I'm not sure if its referring to the same thing? There is information on silicone and resins, lots about silica, but the answers are different... So specifically silicone resin I only found one possible article but I wanted to know if someone might know more?
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Marc Jacobs Remarcable Foundation Match
Hi,  I'm trying to find my shade match for the Marc Jacobs Remarcable foundation. I'm about NC25 in MAC with very strong yellow undertones. Most foundations tend to run pink or orange on me. Thank you!
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