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What kind of scooping tool do you use for jars?
I'm almost at the end of my Glamglow jar and I was wondering what kind of scooping tool (makeshift or store bought I don't mind) you use to scoop up the bits stuck along the sides, bottom, and edges. It's 76$ a jar and I want to get the most out of it. I've used my fingers but there's some places I can't reach. I know Sephora used to sell one, not sure if they still do and if it actually works well for that.
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HALL OF FAMER hadtotryit / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Wanted to share this old thread with you. I love the ones I orderd from this company!  http://community.sephora.com/t5/All-Other-Concerns/Spatula-for-your-cream/m-p/123... see post
Can you recommend a mascara for fine, long, somewhat oily lashes?
I have a lot of fine, long lashes, but I have a hard time finding a mascara that doesn't make them clump together.  Also, with some brands by the end of the day I have black smudges all under my eyes. I think I have oily lashes that just don't hold mascara well.   I just ran out of mascara and I miss having dramatic eyelashes!  Do you know a mascara I should try that won't clump or bleed?    
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BEAUTY GURU callmefafi / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Thank you! That's very sweet of you.  It really depends on the lighting with my eyes.  In person, under my glasses, no one even notices my eyes are brown.  The mascara I... see post
Tarte Foundation 12 hour full coverage foundation?
I'm an NC20 in mac, what color would I be in the Tarte Amazion Clay 12 hour full coverage foundation?
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Foundation Flashback Question
I'm attending an event next weekend and I'm trying to figure out what foundation to wear. I find that Clinique Even Better lasts the best for me when I have to be outside in the heat, but I'm scared that it'll cause flashback in photos because it has the low SPF. Has anyone had experience with this foundation causing that? Also, does anyone have suggestions for a setting powder? My skin has began to get oily around my T-zone and I don't think my MSF Natural will hold up in the heat. Thanks!
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Good mascara without a plastic applicator, similar to Better Than Sex??(:
BEAUTY BOSS shoegirly / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I agree! Iconic Overcurl is my favorite as well! :) see post
Heat and Travel friendly
Hi. I am traveling the middle east this summer (around 100 degrees and humidity) and i am in need for some products that will help me survive the trip. I am 16 years old with combination skin and light skin. I already bought oil sheets but i still need some recommendations for foundation/BB creams/etc. and any other products you may think would be helpful. THANK YOU!
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi XSRLX,   If you are going to be flying a lot I say avoid aerosols and large products. For a primer that will help keep whatever you choose to wear on top looking ... see post
Anyone tried Kevyn Aucoin face primer or skin fluid foundation? color selection help??
I'm really interested in Kevyn Aucoin the primed skin developer (normal to dry / normal to oily) and the sensual skin fluid foundation at the moment and wonder if anyone tried either of them. I googled and searched reviews on YouTube and IG, yet I couldn't find much.   From what I've found so far, most of them raved about the primer, saying it's the best they ever and very hydrating ;and Wayne goss loved the fluid foundation and some said it's better than Armani Maestro, but some others also pointed that it tends to sink in pores and fine lines. Color selection is also a very tricky matter with it. I found the swatch photo from camera ready site and I'm even more confused and strongly feel that the site made a mistake switching sf02 and sf03 marks. I'm around NC15-20 for MAC, 115 for MUFE HD, 10 ivory for Dior, Mont Blanc for NARS and 2 for Armani. I usually go for the lightest or second lightest shade in any foundation line in the market, but Kevyn Aucoin's products seem like they have the palest fair shade, even lighter than NARS Siberia! (I have the sensual skin enhancer in sx05 and it works and light enough for me.) I don't think sf02 will work for me, probably too light, so I have to go with either sf03 or even sf05? Need help here..😢   I'm also considering to get the celestial Skin liquid lightening since I'm about to finish my Dior glow maximizer. I'm pretty sure I wouldn't hate it anyway but hesitant to buy between KA and Becca liquid shimmering skin perfector in Moonstone. Anybody has both of them??   I would appreciate any kind of suggestion, reference and help. Thanks in advance😘  
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Sunday Riley products for older skin?
What 2 or 3 Sunday Riley products do you recommend for someone wanting to start a regimen for older skin? I'm especially interested in the oils and a moisturizer.
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Lgbanderson / NEWCOMER / replied
I ordered the Luna Oil today. Thanks for the help! see post
What is better HUM Skinny Bird or Flatter me?
What is better HUM Skinny Bird or Flatter me? If you are slim but not over weight and not skinny which is best. I like exercising and try to eat healthy. I want to stay in shape, plus its near summer and I want to keep up with my body. I am 15. Thank you!
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Concealer/ foundation compatibility
I use Hourglass liquid to powder foundation and when I use a liquid concealer to highlight, the concealer cakes up. Is there a concealer that is ideal for that type of foundation?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi xJenneJx,   On my skin at least, I find the Hourglass Liquid Powder Foundation a little unforgiving texture-wise, it can be hard to blend other products on top of... see post
Reusing Atomizer,,,,, How to do it?
I am new to this atomizer thing and want help about how to clean it to eliminate all the smell of perfume that was filled in it so it don't compromise the smell of a different fragrance that I want to fill in it..... Thanks
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HALL OF FAMER fatimamummy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks Nika :) see post
Foundation for Oily Skin
Hello! So I've recently been trying to find a good foundation for my oily skin especially since the summer months are coming up. I am looking at the Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil Free by Hourglassbut while watching some reviews I heard that it tends to cling to your facial hairs which is not very peaking to me; I also heard that it is for mature skin and I am a young lady so I'm not sure if it would work, I do like the fact that everyone said it keeps you completely matte all day. I've also been looking at the tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour full coverage liquid foundation but I've heard that does control oil. I've also looked I to the NARS sheer glow but don't think that would be suitable for my skin type. I am a cruelty free consumer and need some help, do you think the Hourglass foundation would work for me?
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HALL OF FAMER ashleynne / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I didn't like the Amazonian Clay foundation at all, I found it to be the opposite of mattifying and it broke me out. I love Tarte products a lot (my favorite brand) and ... see post
What is a good nail colour for old hands?
What is a good nail colour for older hands?  I am in my 60s.  I know that skin colour is important (I am fair in colour).  Also - I need to have the colour look 'professional'.  Dark colours make my hands look older and light colours make me look like I am trying to be a "young wanna be". I have looked at the hands of other older women and haven't seen a colour that I really like yet.  Thank-you
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @WiseMoni,   Here's a few shades from the brand, Nails Inc., I'd recommend for you:   NAILS INC. Perfect Pink in  Petticoat Lane (nude pink) and  Earls Walk (... see post
Match this color?
 I have to do this makeup for a show but I can't seem to get the right cheek/undereye color. Any suggestions?
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BEAUTY MAVEN Ikon / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
You can use a hot pink lip pencil (works great for the eyes too) -   something like this http://www.sephora.com/hot-collection-art-stick-P393652?skuId=1685445 see post
Hair tool suggestion
Hi ladies   I need a hair styling tool mostly for curling. I have fine and straight hair with medium thickness. My hair does not hold style easily, even with the use of products. Also I have never invested into a good tool, its about time I do so. I have been looking into the instyler or the t3 twirl 360. If you have experience of either of these or any suggestion for a good styling tool, please let me know. Thanks!
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BEAUTY BUFF paiute / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I too have recently switched to T3 products... and I'm thinking about purchasing the body waver. Do you like it a lot? see post
What Kind of Tissue?
I have several non-peel facial mask products that say to leave on for X-minutes and then tissue off .  What kind of tissue do they mean?  Certainly not the Kleenex-type nose tissues.  I've seen some discussions about oil-blotting tissue, (wrapping) tissue paper, or rice paper or other oil blotting papers, and even toilet seat covers (!).    But I've never seen anything that expressly addresses what to use for these masks.  Is there a product out there without powder in them, or are we suppose to make our own?  Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Tissue off - Gently wipe off, not necessarily with water. Can be less irritating.   The other papers you mentioned are for picking up excess face oil without disturbin... see post
Eye cream for mid 30s that doesn't cause milia
I am in my mid 30s and I decided to splurge on the Premier Cru eye cream from Caudalie because I love the line, but unfortunately, it caused me to have milia under both eyes within a week's use and I had to stop using it. I do not have any wrinkles yet, so I want to use a good preventative eye cream to preserve my skin. Overall, my skin is oily around t-zone and combination on other parts of the face. Should I buy the Cauldalie Vinoexpert serum for the eyes and use it on its own AM and PM without any eye cream? Or should I buy the Vinosource SOS eye cream which seems much lighter than the Premiere Cru? I am also open to trying other lines as long as the product is paraben free and comes in a tube or pump, no jar. Please advise. Thanks! 
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HALL OF FAMER vegchililover78 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I use Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream. Not 100% sure, but I believe this product is paraben free. Here is a snippet from the product description...   see post
Heated Eyelash Curlers
Hey BT! I've been reading a bit about heated eyelash curlers and I'm starting to see a couple of people mention them on youtube. Has anyone here tried using one? If so, which one did you use? I've seen a couple of them sold by Sephora and then heard of others on the market as well. I've never been good with a typical eyelash curler and am wondering if this is something that could work for me.    Also, has there been any information about how safe they are? I am just wondering how safe something that is heated can be held that close to your eye.    Any insight anyone has would be greatly appreciated! 
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HALL OF FAMER shapeshifter / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have the Japonesque one that's just like the sephora one and I LOVE it. I actually still use a regular curler, just to get all the lashes going in the right direction,... see post
Pls Help to find Philip B Blue Spray skin cooling mist.. #cancersurvivor
Hello, I have been searching avidly everywhere online in USA and beyond, for the "Philip B Blue Spray (Skin Cooling Mist)" .. has been discontinued by Philip B, but is still available at some stores.. Any ideas where I can check, or, does anyone know of a product that is comparable to this? Seriously helps bone Cancer & chronic pain (the aromatherapy qualities).. thank you for any ideas/thoughts/help/knowledge that you may have... God Bless You ~LyndsieDee
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Too bad they don't have it. Have you contacted Philip B to see if they may be able to find it and ship to you? I know a few companies that have discontinued programs.  ... see post
Traveling with Beauty Blender
Hello,   I'm wondering what people use to carry their Beauty Blenders when traveling? I'm currently using a case I found at Muji that fits the BB pretty well, but the last time I travelled, I forgot to unpack it right away when I got back, and my BB got moldy.     Interested to see what travel storage solutions people have for this particular item since it needs to be wet.   Thank you!  
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BEAUTY BOSS molkie / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I also use the air.port pouch and it's big enough to hold the blender, a mini blender and a mini solid cleanser. see post
Why do I get a burning feeling after using a moisturizer?
I am not a sensitive skin person and never have this problem before. Lately I have been getting a burning feeling after using all kind of moisturizers (FAB, origins, etc.). I mean FAB is supposed to sooth my skin. Can someone tell me why?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Anything that's claimed to be gentle can still be irritating.   Does a splash of water hurt?  see post
color match helo!
Can anyone tell me what color should I get in Tarte's amazon class 12 hour makeup if I use Laura Mercier's Silk Creme Foundation in Cashew Beige
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @AiminFla,   Adding onto @lylysa's comment, Cashew Beige is also my closest foundation match in  Laura Mercier's Silk Creme Foundation and I wear Medium-Tan Honey... see post
Laura Silk Creme Oil Free Photo foundation in Beige Ivory vs Bamboo Beige?
I was looking at Cover FX drops, but need less steps as a busy new mom. My color IQ of 3Y06 matched me to Laura M Silk Creme Oil free in Beige Ivory, but that's light with neutral to warm undertones. Interesting, because in person, most pros think I'm cool undertone. I was sampled Rose Ivory and it's so pink and light. I prefer a neutral finish and was wondering if Bamboo Beige would be light enough?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That I may not have the answer to, if you're using the Stay Matte formula in Alabaster then go off that read. I pulled from the Even Better just for kicks to see if it w... see post
Caudalie or REN??
So i've been looking to get some new products because I feel like my serum was doing absolutely nothing and I just need to add a good mask. I was thinking about REN, particularly the Radiance Perfection Serum and the Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask. I went into sephora today and the BA that helped me was very nice but pretty much every product she pushed me towards was Caudalie and I actually noticed that most of the customers were being helped with Caudalie products, there were stations everywhere (I have a feeling this had something to do with Mathilde Thomas being in the store) she recommended the Cauda lie Vinosource S.O.S Thirst Quenching Serum  and the Caudalie Glycolic Peel. I feel like anytime I tried to ask about comparing the two I couldn't get much of an answer. I know Caudalie is a good brand but I figured I would go to the boards!   Little background on my skin... it's pretty crappy. Dry skin, finally getting over cystic acne that decided not to affect me until I hit 21 i'm now 24, dark marks due to the acne, dealing with few bumpy clogged pores on my cheek and lastly fine lines on the forehead.   Anyway, any opinions on these products? Has anyone used one or both and did you like one better than the other? What kind of results did you see? Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hmmm... Everything I'm finding says that Caudalie doesn't test on animals but because they sell their products in China, the Chinese government reserves the right to tes... see post
At home laser hair removal devices, which one is the best?
I been debating on whether to  purchase a Tria, Silk'n or an Iluminage. I always go to the spa and get my Brazilian laser hair removal, but it cost near the amount of a device for just one time. I'm use to the pain, and I always get amazing results since I'm an ideal candidate.  What are the differences between these devices and which one would be better for the dark hair and an olive skin tone? Which one would be ideal for just the bikini area and underarm area? Any answers would be great. Thanks!
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BEAUTY PRO BlueEyeAli / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I used to do laser removal but like you found the price of a few sessions would be the same as an at home laser. I would say the at home ones work way slower but I have ... see post
Recommendations for under-eye wrinkles
Hello, I'm 34 with fairly normal skin. It used to be oily but has changed in past few years to normal (and VERY slightly sensitive, though not enough to really be a concern.) What I'm looking for is something to address my under-eye wrinkles which have developed in the past year. I've had forehead wrinkles for quite some time but recently saw lines looking like crows feet and some wrinkling that goes from under eye are to top of cheeks. It's kind of hard to explain, sorry! I also have a lot of dark spots from sun damage. I have used retinols and glycolic acids on & off infrequently over the past 10 years, as well as light moisturizers. What I've used so far in the past 2 years to address my current issues have not worked well: Peter Thomas Roth Camu Camu brightening mask (great hydration but did nothing for my dark spots and wrinkles) Philosophy renewed hope in a jar: did not minimize wrinkles at all, Ole Henriksen 3 little wonders: making my under eye area VERY dry and seeming to deepen the wrinkles there. Long story short, I need something to hydrate my under-eye area and give me anti-aging benefits, and would love a multi-tasking product for my dark spots as well. Any suggestions are welcome and thank you so much for reading my long post!
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Lipstick color- same as Rose glace?
Please help me find a lipstick that is the same color as Laura Mercier Lip Glace in Rose. Thanks!!
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elenagg / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you!! see post
Perfection Mist Airbrush Foundation Match
I currently use Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation in 1.1. I want to try the Sephora Collection Perfection Mist Airbrush Foundation. What color would work best?
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laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi lhenderson, I recommend the color Fair in the Perfection Mist Airbrush Foundation! :) -Laura   see post
bronzer
best drugstore bronzer vs high end? heard a lot about sunny bronzer. any good?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @cpelliccia,   I agree with @BlueEyeAli! I would definitely go with the Too Faced The Little Black Book of Bronzers. I purchased this when it became available, an... see post
Q. 4Y07 - Which shade for Smashbox Studio Skin Foundation
Hi, I got color matched as 4Y07 and I'm wondering which shade would be closest to that for the Smashbox Studio Skin 15 hr foundation? Thanks!
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi @Caroly,   It doesn't look like there is an exact match in the Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Foundation. However, I'd recommend #2.2 as your closest match. Yo... see post