can someonme plz tell me hw long the foundation last long? i got my foundation in August nd its a big bottle i dont use often too much do u think i can still use this fr more 6 months? i m usin KAT VAN D foundation i want to try HD makeup forever any advices?
I match perfectly with BareMineral Bareskin #3 Linen and Cover FX 30 but when i looked for a pick for baremineral original foundation powder it was Medium Beige here. When I went to the bare mineral site it was Fairly Light. I know my skin is neutral more then yellow from all the past foundations I've tried. I was just wondering if I should purchase the Medium Beige this site picked for me or the Fairly Light picked by BareMinerals site?
I use NC 40 and NC 42 in MAC. I use MUFE HD 153 (which still seems a little dark). I need to know what shade in YSL Fusion Ink would best suit me. I hate foundations that have a pink-ish tint to them as my skin is more on the yellow side.
My fav Lancome waterproof mascara failed me today when I went to raging waters. All the mascara smudged to the bottom of my eyes and looked horrible (I didnt notice until 2 hrs later). Can someone recommend me a "real" waterproof mascara that does not budge even with a makeup remover- thanks.
Hi there - I'm a huge consumer of mascara and eyeliner. I used to have a great face wash that could handle the chore of removing my eye makeup as well as clean my face, but it was discontinued. I want one product - a face wash - that can do the trick. I don't want to use eye makeup remover after I wash my face. Any thoughts?
I have oily, acne prone, sensitive skin. I'm looking for a face serum that will work well with my skin type. Does anyone have any suggestions. Also in looking for a new moisturizer. I was looking at the Korres Pomegranate Balancing Gel-Cream Moisturizer. Had anyone tried it? What do you think about it?
In search of a setting power that doesn't not wash you out. I am currently using dermablend white setting powder and it's great because it leaves skin matte, however I notice that in pictures my face looks really pale and washed out. Any recommendations??
Color iq came up 1y06. My bobbi brown current shade warm beige puts me at 2y06. The Kat Von d light 49 looked good in store (maybe even a shade too light) but has darkened in the hours since and some places actually appear orange. Is this what people call oxidizing? Is there a fix for it or am I going to have to try a completely different formula? Thanks.
I want to use a (or a few) Boscia skin cleaners/moisturizers, since I've heard great things about them from friends and reviews, but I don't know the differences between all the (cleansers etc.) products. What is best for a not-so-oily face? Do you have an opinion on any? Any answers are greatly appreciated, thank you.
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Hi, anyone and everyone I'm currently using this toner from Mary Kay and I've been using this product for a year now, but it's almost done. I LOVE this toner. However, I'm branching into new skin care to see what else works. I was wondering which toner is really good for dry skin but pimple concerns every now and then. I don't have an acne prone skin, but they occasionally pop up and I want a product to complement that issue. Can I please get a good recommendation? I'm willing to try anything. Thank you!!!
So I used the clarisonic for about a month with the sensitive brush head and after two weeks of use developed pimples and bumps in place on my face I've never had them before. After there weeks I had more so I decided to purchase the delicate brush head after reading many good reviews. At this point I had weird itchy under the skin bumps. Almost like a rash. By week 4 I couldn't take it anymore so I stopped using the clarisonic. It's been about two days since then so when will my skin return back to normal? Has anyone else experienced this?
A little background: Skin: Oily Color: around ivory, i live in San Diego so the sun is always shining on the face. I do have acne, It hasnt been bad for the past 5 months until recently i switched up my cleaning routine, I am currently in the process of getting a clear face with my old products. My question is, What foundation do i use!? I have been a makeup lover forever and i know how to paint my face pretty darn well. But its always a hit and miss when it comes to foundation. Recently i went and picked up Makeup Forever Mat velvet + matifying foundation and i hate it. After an hour i feel like the foundation makes me oily. I use true match and that lasts at least 5 hours, so it has to be the foundation. The primer i use is the one from Hour Glass and i absolutely love it! I was looking at the new YSL foundation but its so expensive so i am trying to find a bit cheaper foundation before i fall in love with something that will break my bank every few months.....The foundation has to be full coverage. any suggestions please?!!
I'm 66 yrs. old....I have some gray. I've had my hair colored for years. My hair is thin. I like a lustrous look and not dry. Would Bumble and Bumble Gentle Shampoo and Bumble and Bumble super rich conditioner be a good choice my hair. Hair color has high and low lights throughout and is shoulder length.
One of my friends swears by Dior Capture Totale One Essential. She says it completely changed her skin and made her fine lines and wrinkles disappear. I've read several reviews, and people either think it's life-changing or they think it's a waste of money. One reviewer who loved it said she stopped using it because it has alcohol in it and alcohol's bad for your skin. (On a side note: What does alcohol do to your skin? I'm a newbie and have no clue!) I'm thinking about giving it a shot for myself and also for my mom for Christmas. Since it is so pricey, what do you all think about it?
I have the most oiliest skin on earth. Nothing seems to work for me. Currently I am using Becca's Ever Matte Primer, followed with Tarte's 12 hour amazonian clay, with tarte concealer, and cover fx pressed powder to set and set it with the Urban Decay 12 hour all nighter setting spray. By 11 am my skin is beginning to look greasy, and by 4 my makeup looks as if it is melting off my face. I use Algenist pore minimizing moisturizer, Ole Heriksons Ultimate Eye lift cream and cleanse morning and night using my clarisonic mia 2 with philosophy purity. I have tried smash box primers, make up forever matte foundation, kat von d's lock it foundation, smash box 12 hour foundation, basically it seems like everything! What is a good remedy for this? I have rosacea, and need coverage because of my combination skin (extremely oily t zone, cheeks, but dry in certain areas). I want a good foundation that can go the distance and not add to my already oily skin. PLEASE HELP!!!
I have battled severe acne for many years and I finally have it under control. However now I have hyper-pigmentation and some pretty deep acne scars. I have used Dr Brandt's exfoliator and it has been a miracle worker for the hyper-pigmentation, however I'm in search of a product or products that can help with the scarring. I also have a lot of overall redness, especially around the eyes. I guess just looking for something to help take care of the scarring and overall brightening. Anything suggestions are helpful!
My boyfriend has an oily nose and the skin under his eyes is getting a little bit damage with dark circles and fine lines, even dryness. He is turning 50 and very concern about looking nice. What could you recommend? ...please help!
I need a skin care routine! I'm 34 and haven't really done any skin regimen for years. I have the forehead and under-eye lines, mild breakouts and combination skin that leans towards oily. I am overwhelmed with the choices of serums, toners, eye creams, cleansers, moisturizers, sunblocks, etc. What are they all for? Do you need them all? What products I need and in what order do I use them?
This is my first time posting here, and I am in desperate need of some advice. I have tried several different concealers (both drugstore and high-end from Sephora) and have yet to find a product that really matches my skin-tone. I have quite pale skin (some would say very pale) with pink undertones, which are not deep at all. For reference, the shade 001 (Light) in Dior's Diorskin Nude BB Crème matches my skin flawlessly. Essentially, my problem is that all of the concealers I've tried have an orange or yellow base, and I need one with more of a pink base, but I've been unable to find one. I'm currently contemplating trying the Amazing Cosmetics Amazing Concealer in Fair, but from looking at the swatch online here, it also looks like it has more of a yellow/orange base and I'm leery of spending the money if I'm just going to have to return it. I've been unable to find any youtube video reviews of that shade, and my closest Sephora store doesn't carry them. So, I am taking to this board in the hopes that one of you wonderful readers will be able to help me with my dilemma. Also for reference, I've tried Bobbi Brown's Face Touch-up Stick in Warm Ivory (the shade that was recommended to me) and it too is too orange. I've also tried Tarte's Maracuja Creaseless Concealer in Fair, but it was too light. I'm currently using the Nars Creamy Concealer in Vanilla, but it too has a more orange base, and it doesn't work well for me when I have to use it to cover acne blemishes; I wind up with patches on my face that are darker than the rest of my skin because of the concealer's base tone. I've also tried Laura Mercier's Secret Camouflage in SC 2, thinking I could blend a custom color, but it was too cake-y in texture and also had the same issue with the orange base tones. I realize I've rambled a lot here, but it's a frustrating situation. I would greatly appreciate any advice or opinions on which product might work for me. The other alternative is to drive to my nearest Sephora store and get in-store help; and that store is 80 miles away. Thank you very much in advance for your advice/help!
Hey everyone i am in desperate need of help!!! I have oily eye area and no matter what i do my eye liner ends up in my under eye area even when i don't put eyeliner on my lower lash line, i have bought "smudge proof liner" water proof liner and mascara thinking that my mascara that i put on on my lower lashes rub off on my skin, i just don't know what to do any more, can someone please help me!!!
I need an eyeliner for my waterline that stays and doesn't smear. I heard great reviews about UD 24/7 and bought it but I'm slightly allergic to it so it actually makes my eyes water more. Please help, I've been through so many different eyeliners and I just want a decent one.