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I need some advice on a new skin care regimen
I am 26, and am usually pretty awful about taking care of my skin. I never really had an acne issues as a teenager but recently have had really troubled skin. I get oily in my t-zones and am dry elsewhere. I suffer from milia, not around my eyes but most often on my cheeks. Also heavy black heads on my nose and chin, with some in my cheek area. I do own a clarisonic pro which I use when I remember. I live in Florida so I get decent sun exposure. My skin isn't overly sensitive but can be with really abrasive products. Hoping for some good suggestions for a full skin care regimen... i.e. cleanser, toner, serum, eye cream, weekly mask, etc. Anything to help and start preventative work as I get older!
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Best foundation
I have combination skin, oily nose and chin and dry cheeks and forehead, and I was just wondering if anyone can recommend a foundation to suit my skin that gives a lasting matte finish?
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mascarrowette / NEWCOMER / replied
Hello,   I have the same skin situation going on. One of the best foundations I've come across so far is the Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay in Place It has great cover... see post
Masks
Hello, I have combination skin and would like to start using a mask and I'm in-between the GlamGlow mask and the Fresh black tea mask, which do you guyss recommend?
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rosiegil7 / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you love! Will be trying these ASAP!  see post
Toner Recommendations?
Hi,   What toners would you recommend for normal to dry and slightly sensitive skin?    Thanks in advance!
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HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I swear by Dior toning lotion with velvet peony in the winter, when my skin is dry and windchapped and irritated/sensitive.    If you want something cheaper, the Lanco... see post
Favorite Ole Henriksen Moisturizer?
I've been using Pure Perfection for almost a year now and I love it! However, I'm also interested in trying some other Ole moisturizers (especially Express the Truth and Nurture Me), and I see almost all of them have great ratings. Has anyone tried different moisturizers from the line, and if so what are your thoughts on them?
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BEAUTY BOSS JoannaMC / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I have never met an Ole product I didn't love! But I would pick Sheer Transformation as my favorite moisturizer. It is so lightweight and quickly absorbed; with consiste... see post
Skin Care Routine
I am looking to change up my skincare routine, and do not know where to start. Any advice is greatly appreciated!!   I have been using my Clairsonic nightly with Purity face wash, followed by Clinique clarifying lotion 2, and then Clinique dramaticaly different moisturizers for so long! I have been hearing that i shouldn't use my clairsonic every day.   I have very normal skin, not really oily or dry. I tend to have a few breakouts right beside my chin, and a few blackheads beside my nose.    My questions are: how often should i use it? what cleanser should i use with it? should i use the same cleanser in the morning, and on the nights i don't use the Clairsonic? 
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SPECIAL GUEST lennyh / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Thank you so so much for taking the time to give me all of that information!! i appreciate it so much! I do agree that the both the clairsonic and drunk elephant serum ... see post
Skin care product that reduces redness?
I bought Lush's Rosy Cheeks, but it hasn't reduced my redness at all. I was recommended Dr Brandt's Water Replenishment Sheet Mask. I have normal skin, not oily or dry, but I have mild rosacea. I don't mind if it's a mask, a night serum, or a cream, any face product that is guaranteed to reduce redness is fine.
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HALL OF FAMER Sprytely / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The Origins mushroom line works well for me. I've also used First Aid Beauty products which I liked but they didn't always play nicely with the other products I wanted t... see post
Korres Wild Rose Facial or Greek Yoghurt Facial?
Hi,   Which would you recommend? I have sensitive and dry-combo skin. Do any of these cause breakouts?    Thanks in advance!
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BEAUTY BUFF maddieb25 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Personally I haven't tried the Rose Facial, so I can't give any advice on that. However, I can't say enough good things about the Greek Yoghurt Facial! I used it as my n... see post
Choosing between two foundations...
I am having the most difficult stress filled time. Previous to Jaclyn Hill's video raving about the Josie Maran Vibrancy Foundation I was set on purchasing the NARS all day luminous weightless foundation. But now I can't choose which one I want. Both is not an option, at least not right now because I am a college student and in the process of moving into an apartment and purchasing a new car. So if you guys had a choice between the two or absolutely love one but have yet to try the other let me know! Thanks xoxo
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HALL OF FAMER k617 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I didn't like the Nars foundation. It apply patchily (whether using an airbrush or stippling brush) and emphasized dry spots. I normally have combo/oily skin, too, so fo... see post
Clarisonic Mia 1 vs. Mia 2
Hello friends!   I am just looking for advice/feedback about the Clarisonic Mia 1 and Mia 2. I am considering buying one of these products, but I am not sure which is better for me. I have combo oily skin, fairly large pore, and I have a lot of breakouts (I only break out a little when it's that time of the month). Basically, I am just looking into buying this to help me take better care of my skin. What would you recommend for me and/or what do you think about either one of these products?    
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kaitlyntran / FRESH FACE / replied
Hi Cerna!   For your skin type, I would recommend the Mia 2. I always like to recommend the Mia 2 over the Mia 1 as the Mia 1's universal speed is sometimes too delica... see post
Foundation
What are some of the best foundations to use for a natural look? I usually stick to using Nars concealer and top it with my Laura Mercier loose foundation powder, but I am wanting to try a liquid foundation.
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BEAUTY BOSS JoannaMC / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I would recommend the Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation. It leaves a dewy, natural finish (and contains ingredients that should improve skin over time).    htt... see post
best selling affordable eye cream
looking for a good eye cream, I'm 25 don't have bags but can get dry and i am trying to prevent aging. 
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HALL OF FAMER Mystiques / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I like Ole Henriksen Fresh Start Eye Creme. I got a deluxe sample of it, and it lasted around 6 months since you only need to apply so little of it. So I think the full ... see post
Teenage Skincare?
Hi! I"m 13 years old and am for looking some good skincare products. I have normal/dry skin with some acne here or there. I'm currently looking for a moisturizer and possibly eye cream? I currently use Ole Henriksen Sheer Transformation moisturizer which I found out had anti aging properties in there which I feel I'm too young for... I use to use Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizer which I felt worked good for me but when I went to Sephora planning to buy it again the skincare woman there said it was for more mature skin than mine and recommended me Ole Henriksen?  Anyways, I'm just trying to find a good moisturizer for normal - dry skin and possibly a good eye cream for dark circles?   Thanks in advance!  
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi DeirdreBres,   I suggest looking into the First Aid Beauty Line. They have a great kit called the Spring it FAB. It includes their famous  Ultra Repair Cream Inte... see post
Need help with my skincare routine
Hello,   I have been watching alot of youtube videos on skincare routines and I recently jumped on the bandwagon. I have oily to combination skin. My t-zone is oily, but there are times that I get dryness on my forehead or chin. I have never dealt with dryness on my cheeks and I have dealt with acne from the 4th grade all the way to high school. I am currently 26 and I am the type of girl that really does not wear makeup at all except on special occasions. I do get facials on rare occasions at massage envy and they use the Murad skincare line. I love the murad products and they have worked really well with my skin. I also use drugstore brands and I have also invested in high end brands along with my Clarisonic Mia2. I want opinions on my skincare regimen if it is too much or is it good for me.   This is my regimen: AM routine Murad Enviromental Shield started kit because my aesthetician recommended me that line since I have dryness around my eyes. The kit comes with: -Essential C cleanser -Intensive-C radiance peel (use 2x a week Monday & Friday) -Rapid age spot & pigment lightening serum -Essential-C day moisture -Essential-C eye cream I also use Murad acne spot fast fix as a spot treatment   PM routine Monday, Wednesday & Friday -Biore baking soda pore cleanser -Biore baking soda cleansing scrub -Freemans cucumber facial peel (Monday & Friday) -Freemans avacado oatmeal clay mask (Wednesday) -Neutrogena acne stress control toner -Garnier moisture rescue refreshing gel cream (green bottle) -Garnier clearly brigther anti-puff eye roller   Tuesday & Thursday -Biore deep pore charcoal cleanser -Clarasonic mia2 -Boscia charcoal pore pudding -Neutrogena acne stress control toner -Garnier moisture rescue refreshing gel cream -Garnier clearly brigther anti-puff eye roller   Saturday -Biore charcoal cleanser -Clarisonic mia2 -Biore one minute self heating mask  -Biore pore strip -Neutrogena acne stress control toner -Garnier gel cream -Garnier eye roller   Sunday I use my glamglow products. I have Supercleanse, Youthcleanse, Thirstycleanse, Supermud and Thirstymud. I try to alternate each cleanser with with the mask every week (ex. Supercleanse with supermud one week, then super cleanse with thirstymud the other, then youthcleanse with supermud, youthcleanse with thirstymud, etc)   Let me know what yall thik about it. I really need advice.   Thanks!!      
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HALL OF FAMER alexasteph / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You're welcome! My skin is thankfully pretty normal and doesn't need a ton of extra attention, but I only use a mask or deep cleanser once or twice a week. Choose one or... see post
best spf moisturizer for under makeup?
What's the best moisturizer with spf that won't make your foundation slide off after a few hours? I have combo skin
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Tessa79,   I suggest the Clear Cover Invisible Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 3 by Cover FX - it has a great weightless feel and leaves no cast! Works fine under ma... see post
Pimple, acne, redness
I'm 19 years old. I usually breakout on my forehead and cheeks. My cheeks seem to have a lot of redness due to the red bumps I get. Anything to help control it? I also have a combo of oil and dry skin along with sensitive skin. It's frustrating because my face color is so uneven due to the redness.
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi deecc,   I suggest trying a blemish control kit. Clinique has a kit called Acne Solutions Clear Skin System Starter Kit. This is  allergy tested and fragrance-fre... see post
I have combination skin and constantly breakout what type if face masks would work best?
BEAUTY MAVEN KathouseBeauty / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I have sworn by the Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque for 20 years. It clears breakouts and soothes my skin, draws out impurities. I can use it as often as I like, without ... see post
VITAMIN D PRODUCTS NEEDED
I live in a place where the sun is not out regularly and vitamin D are highly recommended by doctors and needed on a daily basis because we do not get as much sun as new york. I was wondering if there is an oil, lotion, cleanser, mist, anything that can deal with combo/normal skin that has guaranteed VITAMIN D in the ingredients that truly work on my skin.   Thank You!!
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BEAUTY SAVANT Lickety / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I live in Canada so I'm used to being so far north that we only get a few months of summer.  I take a D supplement of 1000 IU each day all year.  I don't think there is ... see post
Skincare Routine
Hi. I'm looking for a new skin care routine and I'm torn between the Fresh Umbrian Clay collection and the Laneige line for combination to oily skin. My cheeks are usually very dry and my t zone is oily so I'm not sure what products would be best. Any suggestions?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I've only used the Fresh clay bar, which is drying. If you can get to a store, ask for samples of each. see post
Skin Care
Hello! Please help!  I'm 24 and have normal skin, I think it is a little dry, but I've been told its normal by my dermatologist. I have some flakiness around my hair line, on my earlobes, and on my cheeks. I have little to no acne, (some mild acne scars from my teenage years, but nothing serious). I have bought and tried "skin care routines" before and I think they made my skin worse. They made them more dry, and more irritated. Im looking for very healthy, hydrated, and easy to work with skin. Right now makeup looks god awful on my skin, exposes and enhances my dryness and you can see more clearly the cracks in my skins, especially on the bridge of my nose, my cheeks, and in between my eyebrows. I don't have a set "skin care routine" because of lack of knowledge, there is so much out there that Im just not sure what will ACTUALLY help, without wasting all my money.  I use a mild cleanser (Cetaphil)  in the morning to wash my face after I work out, and if I put on makeup that day, I use Purity to wash at night. The only "moisturizer" I use that seems to help aid my makeup wear for the next day is a simple bath and body works lotion. *cringe* I know... I have yet to try a moisturizer that I can use at night and in the morning that will actually hydrate my skin and prep it for the day, with or without makeup.  I have no idea how to really treat and care for my skin, Im not sure the order of things, or what products I'm supposed to use to help my skin look its best, with or without makeup. Please help me better understand what I need to do to help my skin stay hydrated and look its best! Thank you !
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BEAUTY WHIZ curlieq / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Honestly, as someone with dry, sensitive, but non-acne prone skin like you...I would skip the anti-acne product. I keep a spot treatment on hand for the occasional bump,... see post
suffering from breakouts now a days
hi       i tried to start a complete skin are routine . i bought revitalift loreal face wash, day and night creams . i started having breakours had pain for them .i had these pim ples on cheeks, sometimes around lips , on forehead, chin even under nek area . i am in doubt about my skin type now. these products are for all skin types that i was using . now i have stopped using anything . i need a guidence so i can restart my skin routine.  
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC muriashnam / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / replied
thanks for reply . yes i just want to take a start again with products from sephora. its too many roducts . and confusing situation there . i live far from city. so once... see post
I can't find a good moisturizer for my acne-prone skin
I have tried so many. I'm struggling to find a moisturizer I love and that does not cause breakouts. I break out mainly on my cheeks, chin, and jaw/jawline. 1. Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel: This doesn't feel like enough hydration. I love the texture, I love the feel. This used to be my HG moisturizer but as I've gotten older it's just not enough. 2. Clinique Moisture Surge: Feels too silicone-y/plastic-y. May have caused breakouts. Belif Aqua Bomb: This is not oil-free and I think was causing me breakouts. 3. Boscia Black Hydration Gel: It was okay...but a skin rep at Sephora told me that using charcoal daily is not good for my skin because it pulls out impurities??? 4. Boscia Sake Balm: Soooo sticky. Weird/goopy texture. Returned. 5. Sunday Riley Tidal cream: Latest one I purchased. Has a lot of fragrance in it and I am afraid that is causing me breakouts/small bumps. It's $65 dollars and honestly has not wowed me in the last few days I have been using.
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Heiwanalady / FRESH FACE / replied
I also struggle with moisturizers and have hormonal acne - mostly on my chin - but I have recently found a holy grail moisturizer!    It's the "Vanishing Cream" by LUS... see post
Hi, My question if about Drunk Elephant, Shaba Complex Eye Serum.
I recently purchased it because it said it was good for brightening benefits. My concern is that I may be too young to be using it because of the anti-aging benefits. Is that true? And at what age should I start using products for anti-aging benefits?
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SPECIAL GUEST inverse0agouti / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
By no means am I an expert, but in my opinion it is never too early to start paying attention to the area around your eyes. I am only 27 and I wish I would have started ... see post
Combination skin with breakouts and can't find a solution
Hi everyone- so I need some desperate help and advice...I have combination skin that I have been trying to tackle with blemishes that I can't seem to avoid.  Using cleansers with salicylic acid dries me out. But I have been using the clinique acne gel spot treatment for flare ups. I have tried the Ren clarimatte cleanser and the Ren clay cleanser and was that happy with the results.  I tried the Boscia warming cleanser and that did not seem to give me the results I wanted either.  I am now on to the GLAMGLOW supercleanser and I have only been using it for just about a month and I don't seem sold on it either.  I don't know if I am over doing it for my skin or not. Should I try to FAB red clay cleanser or a Murad one? Should be trying something more gentle and no so focused on acne/blemishes?  Also what kind of moisturizer would benefit me the most as well? I have been using the Ren clarimatte gel moisturizer and I do like that but is there something else that would help me...Please help!
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SIGHTSEER ARC517 / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
I started using the Argan Oil Lightweight and I am already seeing great results! Thank you for the suggestion! I have the REN cleansing balm to remove my makeup so when ... see post
Hi does anyone know which murad starter kit is best ? noraml skin breakouts always on chin? pores a concern too age 41
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Chin acne is usually hormonal. If it's always there, you may want to visit a doctor/dermatologist.   Murad in general can be harsh for some. At least in the US, when c... see post
moisturizer
 hi iam acne prone and i am looking for a moisturizer that will help me with redness and oiliness and not break me ou
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC Andrella / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / replied
Have you tried clinique for oily skin? see post
Whiteheads!
How to get rid of them and smooth out my skin!? Spoiler (Highlight to read)      
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Moisturizers?!
Hi, I am desperately searching for a good moisturizer but I'm struggling with finding one. Something you should is that I have combo skin and I am bellow the age of 18, any recommendations? Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
What I use isn't at Sephora, so may be harder for you to get. see post
Moisturizer for Combo Skin
Am looking for a moisturizer that fits my needs and preferences, but don't know where to start...   I have combo skin - some normal, oily and dry patches.  I really like gel textures - my current moisturizer is gel. I would be willing to try a gel-cream one though.  Preferably under 75$ as I am a college student, lol.   Thanks! 
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Neutrogena and Garnier both have gel moisturizers. Since you have dry patches, gel may not be hydrating enough for your skin, you could be a bit dehydrated.    Could a... see post
Skin tone for foundation?
any tips for finding the right shade for my foundation? Thanks    --Also any good brands for dry skin?/ 
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BEAUTY PRO AbbySee / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Hey c47hy,   Finding your right foundation is just like finding your perfect pair of jeans. It is all about perception. It is unlikely that you will find your exact sa... see post