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lexi1106
Primer help!!
I've recently changed up my skincare routine and found a foundation that matches perfectly (Tarte Amazonian Clay foundation in light sand) I've been using the hourglass mineral veil primer but I feel like it is making me look a little more glowy than I would like. And the Tarte foundation is supposed to be matte and it is supposed to last but I almost feel the primer doesn't' make it last as long as it claims to. I have combination skin so its hard to find a primer that won't make my foundation slide off my face but won't cling to dry patches. please help!
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I have an oily nose and forehead, too. What I've always done is invest in 2 primers - a mattifying one for my T Zone, and a regular one for my cheeks.   Out of all the... see post
adenise
MUFE Full Cover Concealer shade
I wear EL Double Wear Liquid in Desert Beige.   Sephora: 4Y03 
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vicsor
Full coverage concealers?
I'm looking for a full coverage concealer that would look good alone without any foundation. I have really bad dark circles and a few blemishes. Combination skin. Spoiler (Highlight to read)    
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maytea
BEAUTY MAVEN maytea / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I say the Tarte smooth operator! It's pretty full coverage and comes in quite a lot of shades. It's thick and creamy so its easy to blend and cover at the same time. It'... see post
okipanda
Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet color help!
I ordered the color #35 last week. Before I ordered the full size, I tested a sample (some months ago) and the color kinda matched. I also tested #30 but found it a bit pink on me. Sometimes beige looks fine on me but sometimes don't. I am light-medium and possibly have yellow undertone. Would #40 work for me? But isn't #40 be darker than #35? 35 is 2 shades darker than I am and looks orangey. I think my skin got lighter. Anything above 30 is too light for me though. Also, will I be able to exchange the foundation for another color if I used a bit of it? (I used it once because I thought the color was fine at first.) My skin looks pinkish here. But I have some yellow in my skin. That stripe is the #35 color.
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MariaAnguiano
Kat Von D Lock it Tattoo Foundation if i am a shade NC40 in MAC?
I have the MAC Studio Fix Fluid in shade NC40 and it is pretty much my shade except that it makes me look too orange. What shade should i get in the Kat Von D foundation?
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andyhtrieu
HALL OF FAMER andyhtrieu / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The MAC Studio Fix probably oxidized on your skin and made it a darker color. I am also NC40, so try M53 or M57 because those two matched me. see post
stephistewart
very very waterproof and smudge proof mascara
hi I'm looking for a VERY waterproof and smudge proof mascara that still make my lashes extra long and give some volume.. . any favourite products for under 40$? the cheaper the better
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nikki
HALL OF FAMER nikki / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I've used Diorshow Waterproof at funerals, weddings, in the ocean, in the rain and in humidity and it lasts forever. No flaking or smudging although I'm an eye rubber wi... see post
jessbw
Wedding Day Makeup!
I am 5 days away from my wedding! I have pretty much have all of my makeup picked out.  Looking for advice on any last minute changes I should make!   Primer - Diorskin pore minimizer/ Urban Decay DeSlick   Foundation - MUFE Mat Velvet... and I am dusting the Tarte Amazonian Airbrush Powder overtop of it.  (looking for full coverage)    Bronzer - MUFE Mat Bronze   Blush - Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Blush in Exposed (I'm looking for recommendations for something else.. this is the only color I own in the 12 hour blush)   Lips - Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick in Fig... Layered with Nars Larger than Life Lipgloss in Piree  (I am thinking I want to switch my lipgloss to Nars Dolce Vita.... Any suggestions?)   Eyes -  Looking for suggestions on waterproof mascara!   Here's a picture of the look I've created so far!    
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Shrewdle
BEAUTY MASTER Shrewdle / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Congrats on your upcoming wedding!    Here are my thoughts:    -Don't change the lip combination you have going on...it looks absolutely perfect! Love the eye shadow... see post
anniris
oily skin dilemma
i have pretty oily skin-- my nose is always shining. i want a glow, but not a greasy forehead and nose. how should i control the oil?
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ElaineLiv
BEAUTY RESIDENT ElaineLiv / BEAUTY RESIDENT BEAUTY RESIDENT / replied
This is gonna sound really weird but Josie Maran 100 percent Pure Argan Oil Light. I have oily T zone as well, my skin is super sensitive and acne-prone. I've try ... see post
chelvi
i bought ABielle royale instead of Imperiale orchidee.
Did i make a mistake? The purpose is to remove dark circles and uplift under eye skin. i was supposed to buy Orchidee imperiale and bought Abielle royale instead. What is the major difference between the two. should i exchange the product? Appreciate the input
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ChicDabbler
HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Both eye cream are anti-aging. From the description, it looks like Abeille Royale focuses on lifting&firming as well as fine lines, while Orchidee imperiale focuses on w... see post
tamtam78
Salicylic acid used under eyes
How safe is it to use salicylic acid under eyes? I was looking at the new blemish fighting makeup from Bare Minerals and am considering buying it. However, it contains salicylic acid and I don't want to do damage to under my eyes by using it.   thanks
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TheSocialQuota
BEAUTY WHIZ TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I don't use foundation under the eyes at all, I have the Stroke of Light concealer that I use there instead before applying my eye makeup. see post
kelly4
Recommedations for best face masks for dry skin, also best celluite reduction products?
IAmLadyLiterary
HALL OF FAMER IAmLadyLiterary / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Raw Honey is the best face mask for dry skin.  It leaves my skin so incredibly soft, it helps heal my eczema and prevents and treats acne.  Seriously it is the best thin... see post
anaxxox
How to make my hazel eyes more green?
My eyes are dark hazel and green in the sunlight. What kind of products can I use on my eyes to make them look more green or light hazel? I also go to school so I can't go crazy with makeup and wear neon green eyeshadows so please keep it natural and stuff.
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HawaiianEyes7
HALL OF FAMER HawaiianEyes7 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I use an olive/khaki green eyeliner that has gold shimmer in it, and it makes my eyes really pop! Also, red-toned purples work really well because red is on the opposite... see post
anaxxox
Is there a way to contour a round face?
My face looks like a full moon, it's very round which is strange because I'm very skinny. Is there a way I can contour around my cheekbones or something to make it look more bone-y and have a stronger jaw line?
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LarissaLaDonna
BEAUTY WHIZ LarissaLaDonna / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
This is the best contour video,I have ever seen and it looks beautiful on so many different face shapes. My best friend has a round face as well,and she does the same c... see post
EPaden
Stretch Marks
I am looking for a super good product that will take care of stretch marks on my upper thighs from getting little bigger. I do have sensitive skin. So would someone recommend for me? Please help me
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ChicDabbler
HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
There has been a lot of threads about stretchmarks on the stomach, butt, thigh if you search BT. One thing I would caution is that if the product is suppose to give you ... see post
Shaelynn
Most/Best neutral eyeshadow palette that allows for one to play with bold lip colours?
I'm looking for a neutral palette that would allow me to play with more bolder or simple lip colours. Like maybe I would like to wear red lips one day and wine lips the day after. A nice natural palette that allows me to make looks that won't clash with lip colours. I recently purchased Naked3 by Urban Decay but I have no idea how neutral that might be with different lip colours, I'm still new to this. What would you guys recommend?
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comeoneileen88
BEAUTY WHIZ comeoneileen88 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Oh no! That's so disappointing.  I have two of their "In The...." palettes and I love them, so I was planning on picking one of these up soon =( see post
Tessa79
I am using the Estee Lauder Doublewear and I would love trying a foundation
I am using the Estee Lauder Doublewear Fresco 2c3 and I would love trying a foundation in another brand, I love the long wear and the semi-matte finish. I wouldn't mind the new foundation being a little more lightweight as long as it's still long wear and build-able .Please help  
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nikki
HALL OF FAMER nikki / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Not a Sephora brand, but I love MAC's Studio Fix Foundation. Long lasting and transfer proof! see post
NewsCam
Which Compact HD for TV?
I'm on the air in a TV newscast several nights a week. In the studio, I use Makeup Forever HD Invisible Cover Foundation. Color: 128 Almond. But I'm going to be spending a lot more time reporting from the field where I need something I can put on quickly. Can anyone recommend which HD Forever in a compact would be best and which color is most compatible with that I'm using now? Thanks.
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itscarin
HALL OF FAMER itscarin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
There is no "HD Forever" in a compact.  The only HD product in a compact that MUFE sells it their pressed HD powder which is translucent.  Their other compacts aren't sp... see post
comeoneileen88
FAB Facial Radiance Pads and Retinol?
I'm thinking of adding the FAB Facial Radiance Pads to my skincare routine as a toning/chemical exfoliating step, but I'm a little confused about how to use them.  I've heard on different beauty/skincare blogs that you aren't supposed to mix AHAs and retinoids because the ingredients will deactivate each other.  I currently use a retinol serum at night, so I'm wondering if the glycolic acid in the FAB Facial Radiance Pads will mess that up?  Should I only use the FAB Pads in the morning?  Will that type of usage be enough to see results from the product?  Thanks for any advice!  
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comeoneileen88
BEAUTY WHIZ comeoneileen88 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
The retinol serum I'm currently using is called Rejuvenating Retinol Serum by the brand Doctor's Skin Prescription.  It has about .3% retinol content.  Thanks for sharin... see post
erinmnu
school pictures.... HELP!!
i have school pictures coming up and I'm trying to figure out what foundation i should wear. i have extremely oily skin! and I'm debating between the "Nars Matte Foundation" and the "Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation". I love both foundations, but which ones will make my skin look the best?
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi erinmnu!   My vote is for NARS Sheer Matte Foundation. I think that this foundation will photograph a lot better than the Armani Luminous Silk Foundation because ... see post
susanaa
How do i tone down the brightness of OCC lip tars?
I have three OCC lip tars; Queen, Grandma and Pageant. I don 't wear them much because they look very neon and bright,  but love the colors and would like to wear them more. How can I tone down the brightness/neon-ness? I tried mixing them in store with light tone lip tars like Hush, but they were still bright. Please help!
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HarlemJPN
BEAUTY MASTER HarlemJPN / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I didn't know that! Thx for sharing. see post
Sohi
Help please for eyeliner
Hello, I Have the Bobby Brown gel eyeliner in black colour. Whenever I am putting it on, I have noticed it becomes dry very quickly even I am applying it ( I do winged eyeliner look and  that takes time)  And sometimes I see black powder like fall out too while applying. My brush goes stiff. What to do??? please help. I try wetting the brush beforehand then wiping on towel paper before starting. I do it repeatedly while applying it on as otherwise its too dry. why doesnt it glide on
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DiVWA
HALL OF FAMER DiVWA / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I ended up switching to Urban Decay 24/7 eye pencils because of my Bobbi Brown gel eyeliner always drying out. There are certain colors (like her shimmery purple) that a... see post
ilovpurses
Tips to create this eye look please
This picture is from the Charlotte Tilbury line - can you guys help me recreate this eye look with Sephora products? Thanks. I wonder if the red in the Marc Jacob Siren palette could be used? I have that.  
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Biedazzle
BEAUTY GURU Biedazzle / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
That's where I live lol! Welcome!  see post
jcmb
Skincare for Dad
My dad's bday is coming up and I'd like to get him some new skincare items. He's in his early 60's, Caucasian, enlarged pores, few eye wrinkles (crow's feet) and that's pretty much it. His skin is in good condition and I want him to keep it that way. For him I want a daytime moisturizer with broad spectrum spf, a cleanser he can use day and night and possibly a night moisturizer. In other words, keep it simple. Also, he does not seem to have sensitive skin and he uses an electric razor so he doesn't need shaving cream.   Any suggestions? (And it doesn't have to be just what Sephora sells). Thanks in advance!!!
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi jcmb!   I definitely recommend the Jack Black line. Every guy I know really loves this line because it is simple, effective and does not have a heavy fragrance. F... see post
leeneiry
is there any moisturizer that is cruelty free and natural ?
IAmLadyLiterary
HALL OF FAMER IAmLadyLiterary / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I love LUSH!  They are CF, natural and they perform incredibly well.  My favourites are Celestial and Cosmetic Lad because I have dry skin. see post
Shaelynn
Space between false eyelashes and real eyelashes?
I didn't take a picture so I can't really show you what I'm talking about unfortunately. I went in for a lesson on how to apply false eyelashes and I felt it went fairly well except for the fact that there was a space between my false eyelashes and real eyelashes. I felt it was noticeable for anyone speaking face to face with me. Can you apply eyelashes so there isn't really a space? Like is it bad to have them sitting on top of your real lashes? I don't really know. My pair is from Make Up For Ever if that helps?
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IAmLadyLiterary
HALL OF FAMER IAmLadyLiterary / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
See I have really curled lashes naturally which I find fights against applying them exactly on the lash line so I have really work at it and close my eye as much as I ca... see post
Taylor232
Which products are best for my skin?
I am currently struggling with breakouts. I'm 23..never really had a problem with acne except the occasional spot, but now I break out pretty much everywhere. It is not severe acne; I would say moderate. I get a few spots on my cheeks, around my chin, nose, and forehead, and it's just getting annoying. I have tried various brands: Murad, Origins, drugstore brands, First Aid Beauty (which actually broke me out although I really wanted to love it), and my most recent is Kate Somerville's Detox Cleanser. I do like it since it seems to clear up my spots, but it's soooooo drying. My skin has never been so flaky, even when I follow up with a moisturizer always. I use the cleanser only once a day, moisturizer twice a day, Exfolikate about two times a week, and I just can't stand how flaky I get. If I had to describe my skin, I would say that it is acne prone, and more on the dry side rather than oily. I have just recently ordered a Caudalie kit for hydration. Would this be a good option for my skin even though it is not specifically targeted for acne?
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tracygirl64
HALL OF FAMER tracygirl64 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I suffer from acne-prone sensitive skin and what I found that works for me is Josie Maran's line. I use her Argan Cleansing Oil, it's not as stripping as the other clean... see post
fluffymuha
What do I wear to a Sephora interview?
I got an interview, guys! I'm, as they say, scaroused. I'm so scared to mess up! What do I wear?? Should I put on a bit more makeup to show them I'm a serious addict? Any help will be greatly appreciated!
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HarlemJPN
BEAUTY MASTER HarlemJPN / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I wouldn't wear more makeup than you usually wear, but I would wear only products you can purchase at Sephora. Good luck! see post
jzzbby369
Wanna use primer but very oily skin
Hi I'm new here.  I'm looking to start using a primer but I've never used that before.  My skin is very oily and usually whithin 2-3 hours my foundation stops working.  My face will start getting oily again.  Or are there any other suggestions to help my makeup last longer and face less oily??
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MargueriteA
MargueriteA / NEWCOMER / replied
The Becca ever matte pore less priming perfecter is unlike any other. The wonderful thing about this primer is that even if you have oily skin, it acts as a shield betwe... see post
JamieBelle
Non -comedogenic powder?
So I am currently using Epiduo (to get rid of acne as recommended by my doctor) and I want to wear light makeup just to make my face look a little better and not so red. When using Epiduo, you are only supposed to wear non-comedogenic makeup. So I was looking for a BB cream and powder that are non-comedogenic. I found the Aveeno clear complexion BB cream which is non-comedogenic (which I haven't bought yet), so I thought I would try that. But I have yet to find a non-comedogenic powder. Know any good ones? Also if anyone else is using Epiduo, let me know your experience with wearing makeup, I'm a kind of scared because I only wear mascara right now and my skin is so sensitive that it hurts a little to remove it.
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi JamieBelle,   I have never used Epiduo but my skin is very sensitive and prone to break outs. One of my favorite powders is Becca's Perfect Skin Mineral Powder Fo... see post