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Hello! I have bad hyper pigmentation marks on my legs from cuts and whatnot, and I was wondering what products to invest in for flawless legs this summer! Im african american, so we are more prone to hyper pigmentation...any tips/recommendations are appreciated  
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What are some good eyebrow pencils or products for thin eyebrows? The front of my eye brows are really thin. I find that I have to draw on too much with pencils and my eyebrows start to look bad. Any suggestions? I am currently using Anastasia brow wiz.
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Hi, I just started shaving my face and I was wondering if there are any guidelines for doing it. Like the best time to do it or if I should wait a certain amount of time before applying makeup.  Also I usually do it before I shower is that ok?  Thanks
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So ive been trying to find the right shade for me in the GA silk foundation but need help matching. Currently i wear the color Santa Fe in the Nars Sheer Glow. I feel like the 5.5 in the GA would be a good match for me but am unsure. Any suggestions?
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I'm interested in ordering Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation and Concealer and need help with the color. I use Fresh Neutral for my Clinique Acne Solutions. Thanks.
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I am looking for a brow product that will give me natural looking brows that is easy to use with staying ability.  I have medium auburn hair and fair skin.  I also don't want to spend an arm and a leg for it either.   I have been looking at Too Faced brow envy but now I am not so sure. Please help!  
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I have UD naked skin liquid foundation and im having my senior pictures done in a few weeks and they will be taken outside. Im wondering if this is a good foundation to use ??! and Primer?
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So i ordered Bite 003 the minute everyone had said it was poping up and buying   Has anyone else who ordered this in the US or in CANADA, not gotten a tracking number yet?   i ordered soon as it popped up at 10:30 or 11:30 that morning Says its been shipped Borderfree link still just says sent to processing center... its a little annoying.   any time i used to order id have my tracking number the next day... the last few times ive ordered its taken longer and longer...   anyone else??
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I've read varying opinions on the topic and wanted to "ask the experts."  When should under eye concealer be applied? Before foundation? After?  Before applying eye makeup - or after?  The makeup experts I've had do my makeup for special events have applied the products in a different order than I normally do at home.  So what's the best order for application - foundation, eye makeup then concealer????
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Anyone have tips for oil control to the t-zone!? . . . I just started to use Dr. Brandt pores no more primer . . . It helps but the t-zone is still getting oily. Any suggestions for other primers? Or is it just as simple as me having to powder that area through out the day . . . which im sure is the nomral thing to do. I really don't carrying any products with me at work but it might not be a pad idea for powder. Suggestions on products ladies? Let me know!
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I've read so many posts about the best pore primers, but nearly everyone is talking about their oily skin and how they want to mattify it.  When I use pore primers that have oil absorbing qualities, they dry my face out so badly that my foundation starts flaking off a few hours after I use it.  One poster asked about this and instead of getting primer suggestions, they got moisturizing suggestions.  I know how to moisturize, and why I have dry skin. Even when my face is properly moisturized, the primers will then dry it back out.  I can use benefit porefessional, but it doesn't do a great job on my pores.  I have tried : Kiehl's Blur, DHC Velvet Skin Coat and Pore Clarifying Cover Base, Laura Mercier, Philosophy supernatural, the new Smashbox for pores, Bare Minerals Prime Time, the regular Smashbox primers, Too Faced, Urban Decay, and I can't even remember the others.  They either dry me out or are not thick enough to really fill in my pores.  Any other suggestions? By the way, for anyone with oily skin and huge pores, the best pore cover I have ever found was DHC Pore Clarifying Cover Base, but it dries me out so bad.
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I've been washing with Cetaphil gentle skin cleanser in the morning followed by a spray of rosewater toner and EltaMD AM moisturizer. In the evening I use Skinceuticals Purifying cleanser (which contains glycolic acid) with my Clarisonic followed by a spray of rosewater toner and EltaMD PM moisturizer.   Twice a week I've been using Exfolikate in the evening - on those nights I dont use my Clarisonic.   My forehead gets small bumps and breakouts and this sigificantly made it clearer and smoother. My chin was clear and breakout free as well.   I've been using this regimen for about 2 1/2 weeks now and I'm starting to get dry flaky skin around my chin and mouth and also on my forehead. I'm also noticing breakouts coming back in my tzone.   How can I get rid of this dry skin? Even after moisturizing my skin is still flaky. I didn't even use foundation because I knew it would make the flakes more noticable. My skin was so clear and smooth a week ago, how can I get back to that place?
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I always start with Urban Decay's primer potion and then use Stila's liquid eyeliner. For the most part, the eyeliner doesn't budge for the entire day, except for right above the upper lashline. This is because I have those oily monolids and it always annoys me when I see a line of skin start to show up under my eyeliner...any tips to make the eyeliner last even longer? 
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I was colour matched to shade 127- Dark Sand last year in the MUFE Invisible Cover HD Foundation. I absolutely love this foundation- I love the coverage, the finish, etc. I am slightly more tanned than when I was matched to 127, so I'm looking for a recommendation for one shade (or even half a shade) darker  in same skintone family. Thanks!
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I have been a hunt for a good foundation for a while. My skin became so sensitive I'm scared to try out new things. I need a foundation for everyday/night i do not like to buy two different foundations. I am combo/oily.. I get oily on my T-zone. I really do need help, and I prefer liquid. 
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I have been doing my makeup for quite some type but in the past have been sort of a tom boy and haven't cared much about it. i am starting to care more about my appearance so any tips you have for me would be awesome. I want to know your favorite foundations, concealers, powders, hightlighers, contouring kits, bronzers and everything! Please help thank you!
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I recently used UD Naked skin foundation in Shade 1 and while I liked the lightweight formula I am interested in finding something with more coverage and longer lasting.   My face is a combination of dry and oily. Dry between my eyebrows and oily around my nose and on my forehead. (Any suggestions on the dry patch between eyebrows would be appreciated as well ) Should I use a b.b. cream or primer underneath?   I am also interested in knowing what I should use for a concealer, I have never used one but have bags under my eyes like I am sleep deprived, and it always shows through the foundations I use.   Any suggestions on a product? I would go to a Sephora location to ask but I live a few hours from the nearest one so I hoping I can get help on here! Thanks in advance for any replies!!
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I've never been a big lipstick girl, but I do like a little subtle color. I find glosses too sticky/shiny without enough hydration. Burt's bees tinted lip balm is my favorite thing in the world but it's ruined after one sunny afternoon in the park. I've been using regular lip balm with nars satin lip pencils to get my color fix, but I feel like there has to be a good one-step solution. Help?
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hello - looking for a good skincare line - with cleaner, moisturizer.  I am almost 40 and want to keep my skin looking young and fresh. I don't know much about skincare - I have always used a drug store type moisturizer like Neutrogena but I want to try something better.   My skin type is somewhat dry , and oily at times.  Constant redness on my chin...please offer some good advice. I am noticing wrinkles on my forehead -  I want to keep wrinkles away! Thank you
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Does ayone have a recommendation for a good tinted moisturizer or liquid foundation that has SPF and is good or oily skin?   I don't want it matte. and i can get dry spot so it's kind of a combo, i need moisture but not too much , i like coverage and a semit dewy glow if possible.   I'm using the Clinique Moisture Surge CC cream now, which i love the coverage and how it makes my skin look, but it is making me breakout.    Anyone know about something that looks similar but is good for oily skin?
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  Hey everyone- First I'm terribly sorry if there is already a massive thread on here about this but I couldn't find it and my question is more specific so here it goess--- Before this brand/product was ever  available online I used to drive down to Boston, Mass to the Sephora that carries Giorgio Armani's cosmetic line in store. I haven't gone for a while, but when I did, I would always obsess over  "Luminous Silk" and purchased it once when I was there for a rouge event at that event there was a GA rep who matched me as a 4.25 which is the same match that the Sephora color IQ matches me with (which for me, the IQ never works out one day I am one IQ shade and the next month I'm another # so for me that isn't at all a fool proof method I'd rely on ) SOOO NOW THE --Problem WHICH IS- I had some doubts about the color that the rep at Sephora matched me with.. it just didn't "fit: SO when I got matched at Saks Fifth at the GA counter the GA counter manager seemed to clearly know her stuff seeing as she was the counter manager of GA..lol and SHE matched me as a 4.75 she was like "yep your 4.75 that's it end of story" kind of short didn't even put another shade on me to make sure...BUTT the shade seemed to match me fairly well and I ended up buying the 4.75 and used half of it and gave the rest to my mother months later because I had developed a "no foundation phase"...NOW just a few moths ago, when I was at the same Sephora that carries GA in the store....I clearly got drawn to the silk foundation again... I wanted to pick up another bottle of "luminous silk" and this awesome guy working at that Sephora told me to try the few shades out that I was unsure of, after I told him my dilemma and he even said he still gets confused about the shades.. SO..he gave me samples of shades 4.5..4.75...and 5. When I got home I put all 3 shade in swatches in a stripe on my arm and I couldn't figure out for the life of me which one had a cool/ pink undertone..or which one had a warm/yellow undertone..or which one of them had a neutral undertone,(MOST OF THE TIME FROM WORKING IN THE COSMETIC INDUSTRY A WHLE AGO AND LEARNING THIS TYPE OF STUFF, I CAN TELL WHAT UNDERTONE A FOUNDATION HAS) THE OTHER PROBLEM WAS -  all three shades he gave me samples of somehow or another worked on my face as I recall but it was back in September so now I cant remember AND NOW that this stuff is online on Sephora.com,  I just would like to order it online rather than having to go down to the Sephora that carries it in store    CLEARLY THIS IS WHY I AM ASKING FOR YOUR HELP..LOL - one thing I know for sure is that I am in the 4-ish shade range or 5.0 because 4.5..4.75..and 5.0 worked for me a few months ago BUT then again I was matched twice as a 4.25 so I am just SO CONFUSED and hope you guys figured this out more than I have :/ MEANING- is there a certain undertone to the shades ending in .25's and .5's and .75's and so on? AND IF ANYONE USES THE SHADE 4.5 OR 4.75 OR 5.0 WHAT UNDERTONE DO YOU THINK THAT IS HAS AND WHY THAT SHADE WORKS FOR YOUR SKINCOLOR?   ALLL THE HELP I CAN GET IS GREATLYYYYY APPRECIATED Thanks--   PLEASE HELP       
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I'm lovin' the subtle contouring going on right now. I have yet to invest in a palette. I would love to try both but looking to see what people would suggest. I know starting off powder would probably best but I'm looking to see what the best palettes are! If this is my first time buying a palette what would your suggestions be?
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Hey guys!!!! . . . So I'm looking to find a really good full coverage concealer particularly for the under eye area. One that won't crease a ton and also a suggestion for a setting powder. I have Narz creamy concealer which I really like but looking for one with more covera. For setting powder I've heard some good things about laura mercier. 'm not looking for an HD powder because im not loving the flash back. Any suggestions would be awesome!!!
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I am looking for face cleaning tool and product to help with my sensitive skin. I have some acne issue. I am wanting clean, fresh, healthy, beautiful skin. Any ideas? 
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I love, love, love, love to spend hours and hours online going through makeup sites, pininterest pins, makeup artists instagram and everything else I can find.  It's my personal pet peeve when people either crop off the artists' name, or crop the photo so that you can't begin to question the color, brand or otherwise.  I spent three solid months typing in every possible google term I could think of to find ONE - one tiny little eyeshadow look.  There were exactly two pictures of this look anywhere on the web - two, one of which was cropped.  I am...stuck again.  I have two photos that I'm stuck on...and have been for about a month and a half.  The first one is by Nars, honestly, I've never purchased Nars before (why I don't know) but I want - desperately want - the color they use. I've went to every cosmetic store I could think of that sold Nars to see if I could match it up - but I can't.  I've tried getting lipstick swatches but different skin colors, filters, flash or no flash make none of these any easier to find.  I'm looking for whatever color this is...my very first Nars purchase...if I can find it.  I have about five or six different swatches that "sort of" look like this but not exactly.   The second question I have is probably not for this forum...but this is the first forum I found that I thought could help me.  I've seen this "watermark" before - but I can't for the life of me remember the MUA it was.  I am in love with the look and, I like to see what they used exactly rather than stumble around stores blindly hoping to get colors that are similar - right until I get them home and try them on...then, I realize I was really, really far off in my choices.  I was hoping someone might be able to tell me who this designer is, or...well, if someone could tell me perfect dupes (not necessarily cheap cosmetics) - just something that would produce this look. Thank you in advance for ANY help you can provide me with.  I'm not on the computer every single day, so if it takes a couple of day to throw myself at your feet and thank you with my wholehearted, undying, very sincere gratitude, please don't think that I'm being rude - just not around all the time.  However, I do thank you for any help you can give me and for taking the time to read this email.  THANK YOU!!!   Many hugs and best wishes, Jaeden
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HI,    I bought the sephora brand of brush cleaner a while ago before I really got into makeup. It contains alcohol and I'm pretty sure that someone along the way told me not to use alcohol on brushes...   Is this true for natural brushes and synthetic or just natural??
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Hi, I am currently using Chanel Vitalumiere In #30 Cendre. What shade should I use in MUFE full cover concealer?
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Hey ladies!   I've got sort of a strange question, hopefully someone could help me with...Whenever I use any type of lipstick, lip crayon, lip stain, etc., it goes on normal, then after about an hour or so, it starts turning very bright, almost neon. Does anyone know why that happens and/or how to stop it from happening?    Thanks ladies!
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I have combination skin - quite oily in the t-zone but definitely looking dryer under the eyes as I get older (I'm 45).  With summer coming I was hoping to find a great BB/CC cream.  I was hoping to find one with light coverage.  Currently I am wearing and loving the color match of Lancome Nude Miracle 110.  If I look at the color IQ it says I'm 1R05 (I was color matched as 1R06 but I'm not quite sure about it)  but I will no doubt get a little darker in the summer, despite my use of sunscreen.  Any advice would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you!!!