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Q. Eyebrow Advice?
I've been filling in my eyebrows for about 2 years now and I feel like I've improved greatly in skill. I finally upgraded to an ABH brow definer and I love it but I feel like I'm filling my eyebrows wrong. I feel like my lack of an arch and sparse hair leaves me over-compensating with blocky brows.  Can someone give me advice on how to tweeze or wax my eyebrows into a better shape? What would be the best way to fill in my brows, working with the hair I have?  Pictures: My natural brows, and how I typically fill them in. 
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HALL OF FAMER fatimamummy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I agree with others. You Brow shape is very nice and you are doing a good job while filling them. Only the middle picture shows a bit over filled brows. Last two picture... see post
Q. Nude Skincare Moisturizer Substitute
I must say, I am so very sad to hear that Nude is leaving Sephora; it was the only thing I could use on my sensitive, acne-proned skin that wouldn't cause further breakouts   My question to you lovely beauties is what is your favorite moisturizer? I have combination skin with a dry T-Zone and oily everywhere else.
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi ashleyhj,   I suggest the IBUKI Refining Moisturizer Enriched by Shiseido. This moisturizer  corrects the appearance of unevenness such as visible pores, breakout... see post
Q. New Foundation Wanted
Hey!! I have dry skin with an oily T-zone (so combo) and i want a new foundation that is medium to full coverage that is long wearing (wont sweat away) and will not look cakey, any suggestions? 
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi GabGab96 I think Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation would be perfect for you.  It looks fantastic on combo skin.  It has a full coverage but doesn't look or feel... see post
Q. Prom Makeup
I have this dress for prom and I wear glasses. I was wondering if I should do my eye makeup darker instead of a light brown/gold because it might be hard to see from far away. I just wanted opinions and see if I should do more of a dramatic smokey eye, since I was thinking it could bring out my blue eyes and make my false lashes look better.   
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Mmadison,   I love this dress! I'm assuming you plan on wearing your glasses for prom? If so, can you give us an idea of what color and shape your glasses are? We... see post
Q. Freebies?
after a beauty class, do you get to go home with freebies? 
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BEAUTY MASTER theramenlover / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / answered
A. Hm, I guess it depends on where/what the classes are? I've been to quite a few (Skincare, Foundation, Eyeliner, etc) and I've always gotten some samples. I will say that... see post
Q. Is this a good skin care regimen?
I'm 21, oily/combination/acne prone skin, very fair skin. In the mornings, I wash my face with Tarte Deep Dive Cleansing gel, and follow up with an under eye cream (DERMAdoctor Kakadu C Eye Soufflé), Anti-redness serum (REN evercalm anti-redness serum), and a moisturizer (Sunday Riley Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream) At night, its the same routine, except after washing my face, I add in Retin-A.
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Erinecstasy, All those are great products so it just depends on whether you are satisfied with the results you are getting from them. :) see post
Q. What is my true color match in Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup?
I want to get a true color match with the  Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay -in-Place makeup, but I can't find this product around my area. I have a true match with make up for ever Ultra HD 120=y245 (color IQ is 3Y04). I also have a Giogrio Armani luminous silk foundation which shade is 4 (lighter than my true match, but it works perfect on me). Another true color match I got in store is Laura mercier mineral powder real sand (color IQ is 2R04). Can anyone figure out what is my color match in Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay -in-Place Makeup ?  Thanks!
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Lerdy, based on what you are using you are in between  Ivory Nude 1N1 and  Ecru 1N2. Ivory Nude is a little lighter and Ecru is a little darker, so it depends which w... see post
Q. Cleaning my Beauty Blenders
I have had my Beauty Blenders for quite some time now. I have the pink one and the black one. I recently ran out of my cleaner that came with the set of Beauty Blenders, and lets face it, been too lazy to go out and buy more. So I have been using a shampoo that I keep to the side, it cleans them very well BUT it has left them dry and not as soft. Any tips on how to re- "moisturize" my beauty blender? And a at home remedy to clean them? Thank you!!
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I use dr bronners. It's a Castille soap and therefore is made from olive oil I believe so I haven't had drying issues and it cleans my sponges really well to the point t... see post
Q. Skincare
Hi, I am trying to find a good nighttime moisturizer for my combination-oily skin , which can sometimes be dry in certain areas. What would you recommend? I also want to try looking into skin oils, but I am not sure about where to start. Any advice?
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi MichelleeeN, I agree with DanielleHadikin's moisturizer recommendation. For an oil, I'd recommend Josie Maran Argan Oil Light. It is designed specifically for combo t... see post
Q. Primer suggestion water/silicone
I just purchased the Laura mercier oil free photo foundation can you tell me what primer I should use with this. I have smashbox primer water, hourglass mineral veil, MUFE hydrating and the smooth one. Benefit pore fesional. Bare minerals prime time I'm sure I'm forgetting one lol so can you tell me if any of those will work I get confused on what is water based and so on the second ingredient in the foundation is aqua but the first is a silicone I believe
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Sammy1430, I would say either the Porefessional or the Mineral Veil. :) see post
Q. FOREO LUNA 2 OR LUNA MINI 2?
Looking to invest in either the Foreo luna 2 OR luna mini 2? Im 24, my skin is fairly normal, with occasional dry spots around my nose and chin. Any advice would be great, thanks! 
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Q. Best kiss-proof and long-lasting lipstick that keeps your lips soft?
I have been wanting to try out a new lipstick, but I need help finding one. I like the look of most matte lipsticks, but they leave my lips too dry. I have tried the NYX matte lip creams, but they leave my lips dry and it doesn't last long. I want to get lipstick that lasts and doesn't transfer onto anything/anyone. I basically want lipstick that makes me forget I'm wearing it. I am open to trying lip stains, but I don't personally have experience with them so I wouldn't know what kind to get. Just nothing overly glossy!   Please help! I need opinions.   Thanks -Gaby
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BEAUTY MAVEN strick81 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / answered
A. Personally I like Kat von D Lolita for date nights, if that helps at all see post
Q. Which Clinique acne clearing kit is best to use?
What acne kit do you think is better to use? The Clinique acne solutions clear skin system starter kit or the Clinique acne solutions clearing kit?
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi AllieWilliams,    It really depends if you are trying to clear up a blemish or if you are looking for more of a daily system. The Starter Kit is more of a treatme... see post
Q. For a lasting matte look, powder or liquid?
What products would you recommend for a dry matte look that can stay put on my face even in warm weather?   I live in California, so it is pretty common to have a hint of face sweat as I go about my day in the sunshine. I wear a cream concealer under Sephora powder foundation, and I feel like maybe 30% of the time I will look in the mirror on my lunch and there are my cheeks, shining through a couple small patches where my make up used to be, but isn't.    I typically avoid liquid foundations because I hate that wet look they can give you. I know some people live for that, but to me it just looks like a shiny, sweaty face. I like a soft, dry, look, which is why I'm so excited that Matte everything is showing up all over the place. But does liquid matte really come out matte? I figured this is exactly where to find out.    My morning beauty routine is: splash of toner, moisturizer, do my hair while my moisturizer absorbs, concealer, do my eyes while my concealer dries, then powder foundation. Is my make up moving around because I'm doing something wrong?    What products would you recommend for a dry matte look that can stay put on my face even in warm weather?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Danielle23Starr,   The Hourglass Immaculate® Liquid Powder Foundation Mattifying Oil Free is my go-to. It provides a matte finish and absorbs excess oil throughou... see post
Q. Concealing Deep Set Eyes
Hey all! I have tried so hard lately to cover up my deep set eyes but I can't find anything that helps.  I'm so self-conscious about it although I'm sure it isn't that bad! I have attached a picture to show what I'm talking about!  This picture is after using Bobbi Brown Corrector.  Any help is greatly appreciated!! Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER Sprytely / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Bring your eyebrows in as suggested below and try highlighting the inner corners and using a light shade here and across your lid as well: Use liner on you lower wa... see post
Q. BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Foundation
Hi!   I have the BareMinerals Blemish Remedy Foundation and it seem really nice, doesn't make my skin breakout!   Buuuuut I feel like I can't get the application right. I know with mineral foundation and foundation in general, you should layer. And I think I'm layering! Starting out with a little and just building up.   Since I have acne and some acne scars I want to cover it up. However, the foundation as I layer seems to get weirdly orange and really obvious that I have foundation on and just looks really bad--without even giving me more than a little bit of coverage.   So my question--after this lengthy thing lol--is what am I doing wrong? Or rather, how do I properly apply this foundation so that it gives me full coverage and looks nice like all the Youtube videos and BareMinerals videos I see??
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi lyfan,   What tools are you using to apply the product? I find that the tools that you are using make a big difference on how your make up will look on the skin. ... see post
Q. Kat von D Lock it Tatoo vs Revlon Colorstay
Hi,   I would like to try the Kat von D Lock it Tattoo Foundation. I currenlty use a Revlon Colorstay 320 True Beige shade, what's the best match I can get from Kat von D?   Thanks!
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glamgirl00 / FRESH FACE / answered
A. I was wondering the same thing. Revlon's 320 is a light/medium color. It does a fair job of hiding my rosacea. see post
Q. My skin is freaking out!!
I have dry skin with an oily patch on my forehead and have the occasional breakout. But now my face has started getting extremely rough and uneven and filled with terrible dry patches and acne spots. I haven't been using any new products or doing anything unusual. Is there anything i can do or products I could use to calm it down? Thanks!!!!
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi remi161616,   There may be different causes for the change in your skin.    To help with these breakouts and dry patches, I suggest trying Peter Thomas Roth's... see post
Q. Fading Scars
Hello Sephora family!   I used to cut myself really badly, and the scars are awful. All of the bad ones are about half an inch wide and 2 inches long, and they're a reddish-purple colour.   I really need to get these as faded as possible, and I need to know what product(s) you would recommend for achieving this.   Thank you!
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Rowanj,   I suggest Kate Somerville's D-Scar Scar Diminishing Serum.  The  D-Scar is a high-tech rollerball, which is designed to reduce the appearance of scars a... see post
Q. Puffy, dark circles under eyes
Hello!   I have dark circles and puffy eyes from allergies. Could someone please suggest a good eye cream or any other product to cure this? I have tried a lot products but of no use.   I would appreciate any advice!
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BEAUTY SAVANT Lickety / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / answered
A. have you thought of having your dr. recommend you to a dermatologist for this issue?  Or perhaps go and visit your pharmacist; they'll be able to recommend a safe produc... see post
Q. Need help finding my current shade
Want to try the makeup forever mat velvet foundation. i am currently using urban decay naked foundation in shade 3.0 what shade is that equal to for the make up forever ?
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HALL OF FAMER melissabt / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi Ashhbeckk-   Based on your shade is the UD foundation, I suggest No. 35 - Vanilla - for medium skin with yellow/ beige undertones.   see post
Q. HELP! So I've bouth the Kat Von D foundation almost a month ago and have used it a few times & I notcied it makes my face oily, is there any
NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi sabrinapaulinaa,   It looks like your question got cut off, but we should still be able to help you with this! Kat Von D Lock-It foundation can be tricky, it does... see post
Q. I got Color IQ'd to 3Y08, What MUFE HD Shade am I?
So, as the title says, I did the Color IQ and got matched as shade 3Y08. However, this shade doesn't show me a MUFE match.  I want to get the HD foundation, but I don't know what shade I would be.     Thanks for your help.
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Jekaxo / FRESH FACE / answered
A. 123-Y365 Desert   see post
Q. I'm having serious trouble finding a foundation for my fair skin?
I've probably spent about $100+ on trying different foundations - and nothing works. It's either too yellow, too pink, too dark, too light, etc. The only foundation I have ever used that has actually matched my skin tone perfectly is Neutrogena's Skin Clearing Liquid Foundation in Natural Ivory (20). I really want to branch out and try some new foundations because lately I haven't liked the way this has been leaving my skin afterwards, but I have tried so many different ones with no luck. Any suggestions? Including a pic of myself for reference because I'm desperate. 
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HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Check out this thread - it has lots of great info for light/fair skin tones! http://community.sephora.com/t5/Face/The-Fair-Pale-Thread/m-p/2281076#M36671 see post
Q. Plugs around pores on face
What can I do about these tiny rice like things that are in the poors of my lower face around mouth / chin and on forehead?   I am using scrubs/spinning brushes/masks and nothing gets rid of them?  
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jaciiiii / RISING STAR / answered
A. philosophy Resurface - The Microdelivery Dual-Phase Peel Item 779983   This works for mine. see post
Q. Setting Powder Before or After Blush/Bronzer?
What is the best order of application for translucent setting powder/finishing powder and blush/bronzer? Should I apply setting powder before blush and bronzer or is it best to apply setting powder after applying blush and bronzer? I've always thought setting powder should be applied before blush and bronzer but I'd like to know for sure what the best way is.  
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HALL OF FAMER studz / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Powder before blush/bronzer!!   Powder sets your foundation so that it doesn't move. I also find it way easier to apply and blend blush and bronzer after I've applied ... see post
Q. NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint
I was interested in trying the new NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint, but am not sure which shade would match as the product doesn't even come up on my Color IQ.  In the YSL Radiance Awakening Foundation I'm a BR20.  What shade would you recommend??
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HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Your best bet is probably Groenland, like Kate says. It's a light-but-not-pale shade with pinker undertones. NARS leans very yellow though, and there's a big jump in dar... see post
Q. Can I use cleansing oils with my Foreo Luna?
I'm confused as to whether I can use cleansing oils with my Foreo Luna (mini 2). I have been reading many reviews and FAQs but I seem to find contrasting opinions regarding cleansing oils. Foreo's brand representative on Sephora.com said that cleansing oils can be used with the Luna. However, the official Foreo's website states that cleansing oils should not be used with the Foreo Luna (I found this info in the FAQs section). I sent an email to Foreo to make sure and they replied:   " Hello Thank you for your email  In regards to your email FOREO does not recommend to use cleaning oils with your FOREO device  It will damage the silicon surface use the cleansing oil to cleanse your face  rinse it with water. always make sure you have no oils when using your FOREO device. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us, have a great day."   So...Can I actually use cleansing oils with my Foreo Luna? I'm so confused right now. I don't want to risk damaging my device.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. To play it safe, since you've received contrasting answers, I'd say skip it. Since oil based cleansers are so thin in consistency, you may get better control if you're u... see post
Q. Traveling with foam face wash
Hi everyone!   I will be going on a trip in a couple weeks and hope some of you can help me. I will be flying and won't be checking any bags in. I currently use Lancome mousse radiance face wash (foam). Unfortunately, the bottle is 6 floz and for carry ons the limit is 3 floz >.< does anyone have any recommendations on what to do? Any certain bottles to put it in?    Thank you in advance!! <3 <3
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keelybt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Sahar127, I think that would be a tough one to transfer to a new container. The foaming cleansers in the tubes would be easier. They are still over 3oz but if you are... see post
Q. Beauty Blender Cleaning With Stubborn Foundation Patches
Hi! I've been using a Beauty Blender for a couple years now but I've found that sometimes the long wear foundation I use won't come out when I wash it. I use Estee Lauder Double Wear and when I go to clean my Beauty Blender there're patches of the foundation that get hard and won't come out. It's not just a stain, there's actually a hard patch of dried foundation (sometimes on the surface and sometimes i can feel it inside the blender). I've used their soap with both hot and cold water, but nothing seems to help. Also, it's happening with a brand new blender so its age can't be the problem. I need some advice on how to get it out. Thanks!
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi ellezee,   I would suggest soaking your Beauty Blender in a bowl of warm water plus the Beauty Blender liquid cleanser mixed in for about 10 minutes, then washing... see post