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Q. Naked Native Palette Alternative
Has anyone else exclusively used Urban Decay's Naked blush/highlight/bronzer palette in Native and found a comparable alternative??
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Bronzer and Concealer
What is the best single bronzer with a similar color thats in the Kat Von D contour palette in shadowplay? and I'm in the shade custard in the nars creamy concealer what color would I be in the naked concealer? 
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Stila Putty Perfector or Smashbox BB water
I'm deciding between the Stila Putty Perfector and Smashbox BB water. I don't wear that much makeup so I don't want anything that is really full coverage. Help?
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Skin care
I am 24 years old and I get random breakouts. I cannot use any acne products that are harsh because it makes my skin red and itchy. I use a cleanser , toner, and moisturizer every morning and night. Is there any other product I can add to my skin care routine to help
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BEAUTY PRO hopkinss33 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I would add an exfoliator 2-3 times per week, and maybe a mask. I'm also sensitive to acne products and I've found that Origins Clear Improvement or Giovanni D-Tox Charc... see post
Help! Upgrade from L'oreal eye shadow to a new alternative. Need suggestions!
I have been using this L'oreal eye shadow that I love. It's called HIP Studio Secrets Professionals in the Metallic Shadow Due "Energized." I basically out and I'm looking for a good alternative to replace it. Any suggestions?
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help choosing the best foundations!
hello! i was hoping to get some advice about choosing the best liquid foundations i am looking for medium,sheer and full coverage with all different finishes just to have a variation of foundations for all occasions, i do have dry-combo skin. i will really appreciate any help! Thanks
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SPECIAL GUEST eli22art / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Well looks like I have chosen the wrong site for help! Thank you all   see post
SoSusan cosmetics and JcPenney's (sephora affiliate:)
    you get a high end make up make from GB for 75% off if you buy 3  you get Free shipping x at so Susan and.. the other store..      I get great deals for jewelry and clothes  they had 30 per cent off 150 most times they have 30% off 100 and they have tons of mark downs on clearance and beautiful items very stylish clothes for labor day they are running are great sale... you may check it out if you join the rewards you get 10 dollars for every 100 you spend     check out the clearance juniors and accessories check out the jewelry clearance you can find some killer bracelets and necklaces scarfs jeans pants beautiful tops and if you got kiddos they got awesome clearance sales I usually sort price high to low..             comment!!!!
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Best Facial Serum for Mature Women?
Hello, I'm 67 years old & would like to know what others have used & liked in a facial serum. I had a small sample of Lancome Advanced Genifique & it seemed very nice, but then when I read the reviews (sorted by age), there were too many blah comments. I want something that will reduce redness, large pores, lines on side of nose, & just overall brightening & tightening. Thanks!
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BEAUTY MASTER Jesuslover14 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Josie Maran Pure Argan Milk serum will help! It targets fine lines and wrinkles and helps to tighten up skin. It is pricey... But its totally worth it!  see post
Tough and problematic fingernails on a man
Hello! I'm a man and I have very, very tough fingernails. My nerves are also quite close to the white portion of the nail (the outermost edge). I have been cutting my nails in a way that I leave several mm of the white visible but I see all the other men with little to no white and I think it is much classier that way.   Do you have any recommendations/tips for my problem? Also please suggest a very high quality pair of nail scissors, because the simple dollar style scissors cannot even cut thru my nails.
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HALL OF FAMER to90 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Don't worry about the white showing- it's like a masculine french manicure lol. And never use a metal nail file.. they damage your nails. Btw when you said nail scissors... see post
Best products for dry sesnsitive aging skin?? I've tried everything!
HALL OF FAMER meganlisa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You need to hydrate and nourish. But we need more information to help better.  Please explain your current routine and the state (details) of your skin now. Thanks! see post
Face help
Hello I have a few questions about my face, Heres the story I am a 26 female and have never really wore foundation because honestly I really don't need it my skin is ok its not great but I would say it is good, I don't have uneven skintons or acne besides for on my chin which has blackheads, Foundation was never really needed and the few times I did wear it it does not really look that good on me because I have peachfuzz on my face and it brings it out and I also start to break out of my checks which I never ever do and never have, honestly I cant really even use face washes because I break out I only use face wash on my chin other hen that I take off my blush with a baby whip I use such a little amount sometimes don't even wear it at all, My question is, Do I break out because my face is used to not having anything on it? I have tried many types of face washes for sensitive skin and still after a few days I start breaking out the same with moisturizer I break out when my face has anything on it and honestly my face is pretty clear!  Should I just keep doing what I am doing or let my face get used to stuff being on it? and start wearing foundation? Thanks so much for all of your help
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BEAUTY MASTER Jesuslover14 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Hi! :) If you don't need foundation, then don't wear it! :D That's just my personal opinion because I don't need it either, haha;) I really don't know why your face is... see post
is the marc jacobs face III brush worth the price?
For those of you who have the Marc Jacobs brush, do yall think its really worth the price? I'm really picky about my brushes. I have never owned any of the Marc Jacobs brush. The foundation brush I use is the Sigma F80 Flat top Kabuki which I absolutely love! For those of you ladies that have both of these brushes, which one is the better out of the two? I use the Marc Jacobs foundation. I heard that the Face III brush works really well with it. But since it is a little pricey, I wanted to get yalls opinions first.
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BEAUTY BOSS lilleexoxo / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I love this brush! I use it every time I apply foundation! Number one, it doesn't shed which is a major plus!  The brush can be used to easily buff color in or to sculpt... see post
what mak-up can i use in florida for fall?
  I don't want my make-up to melt or look too much as it is always hot!  I have blonde hair, hazel eyes and combo skin.  the feature that I would like to enhance is my eyes.  please help!  thank you!!
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BEAUTY MAVEN sandy / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Thank you for all of your advice!!!  Any last words on eyeliner and/or mascara?  Are "fall" colors a yes or no?  What colors would you suggest??  Thank you so much for y... see post
About the valid date of the product
I bought a Lancome youthful radiance gift set on Sephora. Now I am not sure about the valid date of the products. On the bottle of the Gebufuque Yeux Light-Pearl Eye Illuminating Youth Activating Concentrate, there is a productive number: 40K63Z. What does this mean? What is the meaning of every number or character?   Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Can't answer about the meaning, as it's for internal use by Lancome, you need to contact them.   Based on soley on cosmetic calculator (it's a website, can search for ... see post
Eyeliner questions
I can't leave the house without lining my lower lid. I have a baby face and it makes me feel at least a little more confident! However whenever my best friend sees me putting it on she says "why are you putting liner on your waterline? That's not good." Is this true? Am I doing my liner all wrong? Also I ALWAYS have problems with it smudging and looking like I have a black eye. Again! Am I doing this lol wrong?  
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BEAUTY BOSS lilleexoxo / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Whatttt? There is nothing wrong with lining your waterline, or upper lash line! It creates more depth to the eyes as well as makes them appear more defined! Smudging wis... see post
Makeup Forever HD Cream Blush
I love the Makeup Forever HD cream blushes. I have two, 335-fawn and 501-raspberry. I am Filipino with tan skin. What would be the next two colors I should buy that are different from what I already have?
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BEAUTY BOSS rastika / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I have found the color 410 "coral" to be just about the best color for every skin tone! I also love 420 "indian rosewood"   good luck! see post
I want to get color matched on IQ but I couldn't get any results.
I recently went to Sephora to get color matched for the Esteé Lauder double wear foundation and I was told I am Bronze 5w1 but I couldn't find it on Sephora's IQ page to see what shade I am in other brands. Can someone help me find that shade in other brands? Thanks! x
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BEAUTY BOSS lilleexoxo / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
According to Temptalia.. ...     see post
Q. best products for oily/dry skin and dry/thick hair ? go!
Hello, I have a weird skin type. It's definitely more on the oily side , but in the oily parts my skin is flakey ..? Not sure why this is. I have large pores and tend to breakout. I exfoliate, moisturize, prime, set... And my makeup still looks like crap.. Within 2 hours. The oil starts to separate the makeup , while ithe makeup is still clinging to the flakes? It looks terrible. I have tried brushes , besuty blender etc.. Anyone else have the same skin type as me? It's so frustrating! What are the best products for it ? Also any good products or tips for dry thick hair ? Please help!! Thanks   primers ive used : smashbox , benefit, urban decay, makeup forever skin care I'm currently using : gentle cleanser by neutoragena, alcohol free gentle toner by neutoragena, and clean and clear oil free moisturizer . And garnier black head scrub exfoliater   current foundation: Mac Pro long wear , and SEPHORA brand setting powder 
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. If you're having issues with dryness and oil, while finding cosmetic items to suit your skin may be important, you may want to address these components via your skin car... see post
Need help choosing shade/color in tinted moisturizer
   I'm using Laura Merciers oil free tinted moisturizer in ochre, but it is a little too dark now that I have lost a bit of my summer tan. My foundation ID is neutral yellow and I'm looking for Laura Merciers oil free tinted moisturizer that would work for my skin tone that is just a bit lighter. Any suggestions?    
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Which mascara do you recommend for eyelash extensions?
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Are your lash extensions from a particular line or brand? Many lash extension  companies now offer accompanying products such as mascara or eye make up remover ... see post
Dark Circle Problems
I have extremely dark circles underneath my eyes and I need a product that will cover them well.   I have no idea what to use because I am new to makeup and every concealer I have tried doesn't seem to work. I currently have Urban Decay's 24/7 Concealer Pencil that I do like for other things, but it doesn't do the job for my eyes. I have combination skin that can get oily sometimes especially as the day goes on.   Do I possibly need BB/CC cream to cover them up? A different type of concealer? Does anyone have any advice for me? 
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danaxorose / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you so much! I think Kiehl's might work well for me actually, I did some previous research on it but I wasn't entirely sure.  see post
Does anyone know when the Sephora Favorites will be out for Fall
tNot the ones that are already out, but the original one that has a mixture of the best makeup products at Sephora. Last year, it was the smashbox bb cream, nars orgasm, abh brow whiz, ect.... 
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HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I stalk the favorites, too. A few new ones released on 09/20/14. I would expect some new ones around the same date this year. see post
Comparable foundation to the HD Makeup Forever (old formula)
What is a comparable foundation to the HD Makeup Forever foundation.  No the Ultra (new formula) as it is way to oily and breaks me out.  The old formula, which I have used for years, was perfect.  Never oily and never break out.
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BEAUTY PRO v0ltagekid / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I'm looking for the same thing. So disappointed they changed the formula :(  see post
Favorite holiday sets/items of 2014
Heading into the new holiday sets of 2015 I wanted to get insight of the best of 2014 (sometimes brands are consistent; sometimes they disappoint...but still).  Last year I loved the LM eye sticks, the UD Vice Ltd (the neon green one), the Tarte set and the Sephora collection mini cleanser set.  I also liked the UD and KVD mini lipstick sets.  And then there was the Chanel Camellia de Plumes highlighter.  Anyone else?
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BEAUTY SAVANT JenniferOhJenny / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I so want to try them now! see post
Foundation/skincare to help foundation stay on my lower cheek/jawline
Hello! I am on BT multiple times a day and am just recently starting to join in on the convo! I do have a problem, though. My foundation seems to separate and look patchy around my lower cheek and jawline. I have an expansive skincare routine for being a 20-year-old and have combo skin. I do make sure my skin is properly hydrated before going in with my makeup. I am currently using the Makeup Forever Step 1 moothing primer before going in with my Too Faced Born This Way foundation. Any suggestions on what to do BTers? You ladies and gents always have a solution haha!!
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Does the skin on the sides of your face feel any different from the skin along areas like your forehead, nose, chin, or cheeks?    Considering the outer perimeters of ... see post
Bite Beauty BB for lips
Does anyone know whats going on with this. it was OOS for many months and now it says its not being sold in the US anymore? 
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HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Any mod know? see post
I have very dry skin with large pores, what would be the best lotion and wash for this issue?
Meg9072 / FRESH FACE / replied
No other steps and the FAB lotion is ultra repair face moisturizer. see post
How to incorporate tartes maracuja oil into my new skin care routine.
I recently ordered philosophy's miracle worker miraculous skin care collection set and have used it for a few days (day and night) but I was wondering how I could use my tartes maracuja oil with it? Or if I shouldn't use anymore even though I have a jumbo size of it. Just seems like a waste and I do really like the stuff. Any suggestions?? Oh and I would only use the tarte oil at night, so I just want to know if there's a way to incorporate in my new nighttime skincare routine.   Thank you!!!
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BEAUTY BUFF promakeup7 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
You can use it on your face and do a  facial massage with it, like they do at spas.  There are probably a lot of videos on you tube that can teach you facial massage whi... see post
which foundation can cover acne, look matte, keep the oil off and can last all day ?
BEAUTY BOSS ohsotattooed / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Estée Lauder double wear! I absolutely swear by it. It's my holy grail.  see post
Hey, any good dewey foundations for dry skin?
BEAUTY BOSS lilleexoxo / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I like Marc Jacobs Genius Gel! It doesn't cling to my dry patches and provides a nice dewy finish :) see post