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GinaCliffe
Please help me re-creat this look
My sister loves this look and I have to re-create it for her for an event on Friday. I've tried it on myself a few times but just can't get that purple right. Any suggestions? Does anybody out there know which purple this is...brand? Thanks in advance!!
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pvbgal
if you had to put together a "grab & go" makeup bag, what would be in it?
annekevdb
HALL OF FAMER annekevdb / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I keep a tiny emergency bag in my purse. It has things like a phone charger, money, pads, pencil, nail clippers, etc - and a black eyeliner, brow pencil, and mascara. I ... see post
Kristeelee
Acne scars
I have terrible acne scars on my face and was wondering what would be the best concealer for covering it up?
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Kristeelee,   One of the best concealers that I have found for concealing scars is Kat Von D's Lock-It Tattoo Concealer. This concealer has amazing coverage and i... see post
carlacat
Concealer questions!!
What color should i choose for MakeUPFOREVER  Full Cover Concealer if I use Laura Mercier SC- 5 (the lighter color).       Thanks for the help you guys are awesome!   
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi carlacat, I recommend trying the color Beige 8 in the Make Up For Ever Full Cover Concealer. I suggest trying it on in the store first to make sure you get th... see post
RedFoxHeidi
Streamlining face makeup routine- with consideration for acne.
Hellooo Beauty Talk!   I recently posted asking for the best all-in-one foundation so I can streamline the routine. I've been using a drugstore set (Maybelline Fit Me) out of habit and want to step up my game. Andy reccomended NARS and I'm pretty jazzed about its great reviews, but I guess I really can't do JUST foundation. Here's the lowdown:   I'm working on clearing up my acne (yay, being responsible and washing my face every day), so I'd like to keep as few products on my face as possible, while still hiding what blemishes I have until I have better skin. BB's and CC's just don't provide heavy enough coverage as much as I like their multitasking abilities. So, based on rudimentary research and what I know, I'd like to streamline the face to a primer and foundation, and powder if I MUST, though I'd like to avoid it. I'm considering using a Smashbox Primer, either the Photo Finish More Than Primer - Blemish Control, or Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer. Do I need to use a salicylic acid moisturizer if I use the Blemish Control primer? Can I use the Color Correcting primer all over or just red spots?   After this, foundation per earlier post.   Finally, I'm guessing powder is completely optional depending on if I like how my foundation finishes. Right?   If anyone is going through something similar, has multitasking product reccomendations, or advice in general, I could really use it!   XO RedFoxHeidi
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jcmb
BEAUTY PRO jcmb / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Oh I don't know why I didn't think of this, if you want to use a more dewy type foundation, I would suggest setting it with something. I highly recommend Guerlain's Mete... see post
KLOlive
Lip Liner help
Hi, I'm new to red lipstick and I recently ordered givency's Mandarine Bolero after receiving a sample. Wondering what lip liner you would recommend as a color match to use with it? Thanks.
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dianabt
dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi KLOlive,    Using a clear liner like lylysa suggested is a great option to prevent feathering and bleeding of colors.  I love the Bite clear liner and the M... see post
CeciliaA
Back to school makeup advice
It's my senior year and I want to make sure I don't look like a zombie everyday. I get in super early and go straight to a job after school then come home. I need some advice on products that are easy to apply and last all day to brighten up my dark circles. Also I want to even out my skin tone and add length to my eyelashes. I have dark hair, combination skin, and a light complexion. Does anyone have any recommendations on a natural everyday look? Please and thank you!!    
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi CeciliaA,   I recommend investing in a good eye cream, especially if you are concerned with darkness under your eyes. One of my favorite eye creams for brightenin... see post
bv1890
Sensitive skin with redness
I have super dry, super flaky sensitive skin around nose with lots of redness. What's the best concealer for my redness without irritating my sensitive skin?
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi bv1890!   Make sure you are using a good moisturizer underneath your makeup to help compact the dryness you are experiencing. I prefer to use a facial oil to mois... see post
Aariyan
Guidance for purchased beauty products
Hi, I was at Sephora at Square 1 Missisauga ,and was matched according to my skin tone for a corrector for my eyes,foundation and concealer for my eyes,foundation and concealer for my dark spots but people at work keep on telling me to return all the product since it is making me look dead rather than adding to my self confidence I am feeling pretty low please guide me. Since I am working mother it would not me possible for me to visit you guys at the store before September 20th since I am going to be away on an assignment.   Thanks, hope you can help.
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mklcornell
BEAUTY BUFF mklcornell / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I think the advice given so far is great!   If you do feel like you want to warm up your complexion a bit, maybe pick up a bronzer or a subtle peach-based blush that c... see post
ilovpurses
Marc Jacobs Love and Lust - should I or shouldn't I?
I have about 1300 points and have been eyeing the MJ 1000 point perk for a while. I'm a little unsure about the colors suiting me. I'm NW20 in MAC, (1Y06 Sephora), blue eyes, fair skin, blonde hair. Will it end up making me look like a vampire?   As well, I tend to prefer lipsticks rather than glosses so that is a concern too. Does the gloss wear well over the lipstick or not really? When I think gloss I think MAC Lipglass which is OK to wear a dab over lipstick, but it's too sticky for me to wear by itself, and it lasts about 5 minutes on me.   What do you guys think? 
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi ilovpurses,   I think it is a great perk, but if unless you love a really bold lip look, you may not love the colors that are included.I skipped out on this mysel... see post
petitelulu
EYESHADOWS
I HAVE GREEN EYES AND I ALWAYS BEEN RECOMENDED EYESHADOWS IN THE PURPLE OR BROWN FAMILY, ARE THEY ANY OTHER COLORS THAT COULD SUIT ME?
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Tori2592
Tori2592 / NEWCOMER / replied
Stila Kitten Eyeshadow looks amazing on everyone. Its a nice champaign color that will make any eye pop and its also great for every day! It can be pared with any lip an... see post
itslily
Any recommendations for a body balm/lotion to hide stretch marks/make skin look more even?
Hey guys,   Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations for a body balm or lotion that would help cover up stretch marks or make skin tone look more even? I'm a light medium tone.   I've already tried Matte body perfection gel by PERFEKT but I think it looked sort of orange on the skin. Didn't look too natural & really had to work it into the skin.
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annekevdb
HALL OF FAMER annekevdb / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Stretch marks should fade to a light color (or closer to whatever your skin tone is) with time. However, the skin is damaged and nothing topical, or even laser, can make... see post
HannahChitah
How should I keep the foundation from around my nose from rubbing off even after using primer?
I have a lot of redness around my nose, and no matter what foundation or primer I use, the foundation always seems to rub off around my nose. Yes, I rub my nose a lot because of allergies. But also I find that retouching my makeup that often is too troublesome. Whenever I rub my nose with a tissue, I see all the foundation/concealer around there rub off. This happens with any foundations that I use and it really bothers me!! Does anyone know why this is happening to me?? 
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dianabt
dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi HannahChitah,    I agree that using a primer and setting spray (Kat Von D is my favorite) will work great to keep your makeup in place around the nose. I ha... see post
deechan
Holding a curl?
Hi, folks--   I have very thick hair that is slightly wavy that goes to about mid-back.  It will totally stay stick straight if I blow it out or use a flat iron.  But if I want to coax it in the other direction and get soft curls, they fall within an hour or two.  Short of dousing my hair with an entire can of hairspray, what other solutions are there?  I'd love to keep the look soft and with movement.  I typically use rollers, but sometimes a curling or flat iron.   Thanks in advance for your help!
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dianabt
dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi deechan,    Another tip to add to the great ones you've already received is to start the curl in the middle/top of your hair and work your way down. A lot o... see post
brittsaysx
help with UD naked skin foundation
I got color matched and my number is 1R07 and im curious as to what the closest Urban Decay Naked Skin foundation was the closest. 
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi brittsaysx,    I recommend trying Urban Decay's Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup in the shade 4.5. :)  see post
nanwar
makeup for mom
Hi My mom has normal to dry skin. But she sweats alot on her face and has large pores and discolorations on her cheeks and dark lids. I'm looking for a) a good primer for her pores...would benefit porefessional do the job? b) a full coverage concealer that hides her discolorations well ...I ordered tartes maracuja creasless concealer should I stick with it or go with another one? 
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Smashbox has a formula that's hydrating (blue bottle), or even a more nourishing formula is Hourglass' No. 28 Serum Primer which is infused with conditioning oils.   T... see post
gginnnaaa
Eye Primer for Oily Eyelids???
Hi, I'm in need of a new eye primer. I have been using the Nars Pro Prime. It has been the best I've tried so far but recently it's starting to let me down. I don't know if it's the warmer weather or the eye shadow I'm using but every thing has been creasing, smudging, and/or fading by mid day. My eyelids are super oily, I never even put concealer on them because it never stays. I've already tried Urban Decay and have never liked that one. I've even used the hourglass face primer on my eyelids but that didn't help much either.  Can anyone recommend a good eye primer for me?  I would also prefer the eye primer to be paraben free. Thank you.
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redwagon44
BEAUTY MASTER redwagon44 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I have oily eyelids as well and until I used Too Faced Shadeow Insurance I thought creasing and smearing was just a part of wearing eyeshadow. It's not too pricey so it ... see post
x3tiina
LAURA MERCIER SMOOTHE FLUIDE SHADE HELP!
  Help Please!! I got matched to Laura Mercier Smooth finish fluide in butterscotch. For the laura mercier foundation shade does warm mean yellow and cool mean pink? or is it the other way around? For reference I am a mac nc35.     Thanks Tina  
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kevinbt
kevinbt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi x3tiina!    Yes! When the shade is described as "warm" that means that there is more of a yellow/golden undertone to the foundation.  "Cool" also refers to more o... see post
MakeupHustle1
Is the Too Faced Kabuki Brush and Teddy Bear 5piece brush worth having in makeup brushes set
I just need an expert advice and opinion on those brush are they worth having in my makeup brush set 
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
I think its such a good deal!! see post
AllysJoy
Foundation that gives slight glow for oily skin
I am looking for a foundation to make my skin look amazing. I know that really depends on my preference but I would like some foundation recommendations. I have oily, acne prone skin and I currently use Makeup Forever HD foundation (177). The color is close but just a tad on the yellow side, but it's not something that I haven't been able to work with. My best color match is actually a drug store brand (loreal true match N8) but unfortunately it breaks me out...BAD!  I like the finish of the MUFE foundation, but I want something that gives me a little glow, but also something that doesn't make me too oily. Any suggestions?   I have tried NARS sheer glow and absolutely loved the finished, but it creased really bad and if I remember correctly, it broke me out some.
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BrennaBombshell
HALL OF FAMER BrennaBombshell / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I highly recommend Kevyn Aucoin Airbrush Foundation. I purchased it on a whim a few weeks ago and I loooove it! It gives such a dewy finish and doesn't break me out. I h... see post
ilovpurses
Finally figured out I don't need a daytime moisturizer
I don't really have a question, just sharing this observation. My face produces oil at a crazy rate. Every day I would do my makeup and by 10:00 I'd be crazy oily. I buy those blotting films by the skid and use blot powder constantly.   I finally opted to try my serum and foundation without moisturizer and what a huge difference! And my moisturizer is an oil control lotion (from MAC) but it was still giving me an un-needed boost of moisture.   I tried a few primers but they didn't really help.   It's funny - we (or maybe just I lol) are so programmed to think we MUST use a moisturizer every morning, but clearly that isn't true. I do use an excellent serum (Estee Lauder Perfectionist) and foundation (Guerlain Terracotta Joli Teint) and love them, so I am getting excellent skincare benefits from those. Maybe in the winter things will change, but I can't believe it took me so long to figure this out! 
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Cupcakecandy
HALL OF FAMER Cupcakecandy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks for the advice Anne and Andy! I used a nickel sized amount this morning and did not find myself getting extra greasy. If anything, I was super matte today because... see post
selina0617
need brands for non-comedogenic liquid foundation asap please
I am using smashbox 15 hour studio skin liquid, but I didn't realize that non-acnegenic and non-comedogenic are not the same thing- and smashbox is only non-acnegenic which means it can still clog pores. I love the foundation, but I can't continue to use it. I am looking for medium or medium-full coverage, similar finish to my current foundation (im not sure what it is but gives me hydration), and I tried to search on sephora and filter non-comedogenic but its not even an option. HELP PLEASE my skin clogs so easily.
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi selina0617!   I recommend trying Tarte's Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Liquid Foundation SPF 15. This is a long-  lasting foundation powered by Amazonian c... see post
Cutikabookins
What makeup to use
For years I have only worn eyeliner and mascara for my makeup. I will occasionally use TruMatch powder foundation if I feel the need but I would like to branch out and use a non-powder foundation and also use more makeup in general (eyeshadow, blush, etc.). There is so much to choose from and I know what I want, I just don't know where to start.    I would like an everyday natural look but with a shimmery eyeshadow. I would say that I have medium fair skin and have blue eyes if that helps. Can you give any advice on where to start/what products you think would work that I could try? 
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Cutikabookins,   I recommend investing in the original Naked palette from Urban Decay. This palette has a ton of neutral color eyeshadows that are very shimmery. ... see post
dolphie
i have never really worn makeup but want to start. can you help
RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi dolphie!   I definitely agree with some of lylysa's suggestions. There are a ton of YouTube videos showing tutorials on how to apply makeup if you are a beginner.... see post
fluffymuha
Awesome products out there to combat large pores on nose?
I enjoy my face pores. My nose pores - not so much.   I've always had a problem with them (mostly because I didn't know how to deal with them). I used to use those Biore strips, but then read that they are actually terrible and a big no-no.   I'm not looking for anything to cover them, I'm looking for a long-term solution to cleaning them out and shrinking them   Thanks for the help, you wonderful people!
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comeoneileen88
BEAUTY WHIZ comeoneileen88 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
The Glamglow mask is a good suggestion.  I definitely noticed that my pores looked better while I was using my deluxe sample of the white clearing mask.  I also really, ... see post
maxbean
Miracle Skin Transformer's Lip Rewind
I love Miracle Skin Transformer's Lip Rewind -- a glossy moisturizer. Now that Sephora doesn't sell it anymore, suggestions? I want something moisturizing that stays and is glossy. Don't love Fresh balms.  What do you think?
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ElizabethGeee
Recent color match.
I was recently color matched using the Sephora color iq system. My number was 1r02, does this mean I have pink undertones? Also what do the last numbers at the end (02) mean?
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blackunicorn
BEAUTY BOSS blackunicorn / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
So if 01 (or is it 00?) is the fairest, what number would be the darkest shade? see post
sephoraadmin2
Chat live with Jerrod from Too Faced!
This chat is currently closed. It will open at 12 pm PST on 9/9/14.   Learn to own your pretty! Here’s your chance to mingle with Too Faced cofounder Jerrod Blandino. Visit this thread on September 9 from 12­–1pm to chat live with the bronzing master himself. Ask him a beauty question, from how to get your best summer glow to the secret to fluttery lashes that are “Better Than Sex.”   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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beonlinecustomer
Which shade of Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder is best for a 2Y08 skin tone?
laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi beonlinecustomer, According to the Color IQ, you are the shade Beige (medium to tan with warm undertones) in the Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation... see post
carlacat
HELP bobbi brown foundation stick!
So I have my eye on the bobbi brown foundation stick because I believe it could make a good concealer (i dunno for sure), it comes in a variety of shades and it looks creamy enough to maybe work. The best that I have used and I am still currently using is the Laura Mercier duo concealer (the one that has two colors).   CAN ANY OF YOU LET ME KNOW? 
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Make up can be very dependent off of each consumer's actual skin type so the degree of whether it'll look good or work well for your skin may ultimately have to come dow... see post