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T-Zone Dryness?
I have super dry and sensitive skin! My face is most dry/peely in the areas where it really should be oily, like my nose and forehead/ t-zone. I have honestly tried everything. I have used Clinique products, the First Aid Beauty face wash/moisturizer, Fresh soy face cleanser and the youth lotus lotion. Ive tried the Josie Maran creamy oil moisturizer as well as tons of other stuff from sephora and the drug store.   I use a cleansing water every morning and wash my face at night & moisturize 2x a day. I typically exfoliate once or twice a week with a powder like exfoliator from Boscia. My skin is still dry and peely around my nose forehead and chin all year long and I'm so frustrated. If anyone can recommend any products to help, that would be awesome. I can't really wear foundation or anything without it sticking to my dry patches and looking awful. 
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HALL OF FAMER jemly / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
have you considered using a facial oil in conjunction with your moisturizer ? CLARINS blue orchid oil is formulated for dehydration (which may be what you're suffering f... see post
A foundation for dry skin
Hi there,   I have been looking for a foundation online that will treat my dry skin but still give me flawless coverage. Every time I read about a product I am put off by their bad reviews, which one really is the best?   Ally xxxx
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Foundation won't treat dryness, skincare and adding water intake will help.   Yes, there are better makeup for dry skin than others.   What type of coverage are you ... see post
Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Oil Causing Texture???
I started using the Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Oil about a week ago and ever since I have been experiencing visible texture problems all over my face - it looks bumpy. Has anyone experienced this too? Is there a purging phase?
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IT GIRL StellarMe / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
I've been using Luna Sleeping Oil for a few months now, several times a week, with no problem what so ever. It might be that your skin doesn't tolerate it well, as the o... see post
Top 10 Holy Grail Skincare products! :)
Just wanted to start a fun chat about the top 10 (or less) HG skincare products in your lives, and perhaps how often you use them! Do mention your skin type and get cracking!   I'll start: I have dry, dehydrated skin that's less dry (but dehydrated) in the summer. I could only put in 7 as my HG:   - OH pure truth cleansing gelee (every day) - Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream (few nights a week) - Supergoop City Sunscreen serum SPF 30 (every day) - Origins Active Charcoal Mask (once a week) - Caudalie Vinoperfect Serum (recent addition, daily use) - FAB facial radiance pads (every other day) - DermaDoctor Wrinkle Revenge cleanser (once a week)     I'm excited to see your lists, ladies!
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BEAUTY PRO geekbeauty / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I really enjoyed your list! Lots of the items looked right up my alley. how would you compare the Juno and Luna in terms of what they do for your skin?i know they are d... see post
Favorite non-foaming cleanser?
I am in need of a morning cleanser, preferably a non-foaming one as I have very dry and sensitive skin. I been loving the La Roche Posay toleriane derma-cleanser, but the lack of a pump is driving me crazy! Especially towards the end, or even just half way through the bottle, getting product out is just unnecessarily frustrating. So help!    Lots of thanks
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BEAUTY CELEB Leiw / BEAUTY CELEB BEAUTY CELEB / replied
Try CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser which was recommended by Dermatologist.  It's about $15.99 anywhere so very economical, has a pump, and is perfect for morning cleanse and ... see post
Dry Lip Solution...?
Okay, so I've had dry lips for about 6 months, I'm not even kidding and it is driving me crazy! I've tried every possible lip balm there is and nothing seems to be helping. I even went to the doctor to see if it was an allergy thing and all she said was to keep trying new products until one works. which was super helpful -.- I don't have super dry skin but I do get the often flaky dry patch every now and then. I do however suffer from eczema but i've never had it on my face. Im so desperate for any advice or recommendations because i'm so over spending heaps of money on stuff that doesn't work.
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BEAUTY WHIZ hopkinss33 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I make a lip scrub using brown sugar and olive oil and use it a couple times a week, and I swear by Rosebud Salve! It's completely changed my lips, which have always bee... see post
Moisterizer to mix with foundation?
I'm looking for a hydrating moisturizer to mix with my foundation. I have a few dry spots that make my foundation look a little patchy. My t-zone is a little oily but everything else is normal to dry.   Any suggestions?
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BEAUTY MASTER kelloua / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I don't mix moisturizer with foundation, but I do have chronically dry skin so I can relate.  What is your current routine like?  I find it really helps to wash with a g... see post
dry flaky areas on nose creases??
I don't know what this is, but I just have dry, flaky skin just at the creases of my nose that are particularly visible when I wear makeup (mineral or liquid) and I don't know how to get rid of it. I've tried good moisturizers, but it doesn't seem to work and it's very isolated to just the nose crease. I do have dry skin in general, but a good moisturizer usually takes care of any dryness EXCEPT here. It's not so much "patches" of skin, it looks maybe more like pores that have flaked off or something. It's hard to describe. Maybe I will take a picture. Does anybody know what the heck I'm talking about? lol If so, what skin regiment would you recommend?
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SCENE QUEEN sherilync / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
I've had the same issue for months. I've tried EVERYTHING - exfoliators, oils, Aquaphor/Eucerin, various intense moisturizers... The only thing that actually worked was ... see post
HELP!!! I struggle with dry, dehydrated, flaky, sensitive, redness prone skin. I also have eczema.
I struggle with dry, dehydrated, flaky, sensitive, redness prone skin. I also have eczema. Can anyone help me with a skin care routine? I am going insane and broke trying to find the right products. I'm looking for recommendations for a whole routine: cleanser, toner/essence, chemical exfoliants (not scrubs or polishes) treatments (serums and oils), eye cream, and finally a moisturizer.i would also appreciate mask recommendations too; as well as, any advice on how to combat constant chapped, flaky lips. Thank you to anyone who takes the time to respond. Please know, a head of time, that I am truly grateful!
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SCENE QUEEN jessielee26 / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
since i know you've been testing so many products, i just wanted to briefly chime in on my top three absolute favorite skincare products (like the ones i will constantly... see post
High Coverage Foundation for Dry Skin
A little about my skin dry/normal (more dry on the nose and chin) redness! dark acne red spots that need covering up small pores I need a foundation that is high coverage, feels light, works for dry skin and will stay on all day. Any recommendations???
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BEAUTY MASTER kelloua / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I have similar issues and I love Hourglass Illusion.  It's a really hydrating foundation that's long lasting and has good coverage.  I also find that making sure I have ... see post
Frequency of exfoliation + re-applying sunscreen
Hey all you beautiful ladies!   Now that summer's upon us and we are all enjoying the gorgeous weather and the bright colors and slathering on copious amounts of sunscreen as we step out into the day, I have found myself going really low on exfoliation my face. I have dry skin and usually during the rest of the year, I'd use a lactic acid or glycolic acid based exfoliator every other day, or at least every 2 days. But now, I am just skeptical about exfoliating my face and exposing it to the stronger sun rays at this time. I've been exfoliating once every 4 days now.   Is this ok or should I do it more often? Also, do you guys really re-apply sunscreen as you step out of work?  Doesn't that involve an elaborate procedure of washing your face and then applying sunscreen? Is that really feasible everyday?  I'd love to hear tips and tricks people use to make this easier in their daily lives!   Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER NailsForLife / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks for the list.  I hope you find something you like that works for you! see post
Moisture
I just turned 38 and for the past 5 years have noticed my skin drying more.  Prior to this my skin was combination, oily in T, more oily than not overall, with large pores.  I use a Clarisonic to cleanse and changed my facial cleanser to one for dry skin.  This has helped some.  My new endeavor is swimming for fitness and this has made my skin even dryer in spite of me washing my face immediately after and moisturizing.  Would you suggest a proper change for me?
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HALL OF FAMER DiVWA / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
All good suggestions here already. Sounds like you need to basically revamp your skincare routine to accommodate your skin changes. I'd probably ditch the Clarisonic mys... see post
My skin is DESPERATE for some help!
Hi! I am 18 years old and have extremely sensitive dry skin. I had everything under control until a couple of months ago. I noticed that In May my skin began to look and feel extremely dehydrated/dull (especially under my eyes) and I've noticed some serious whiteheads on my nose. I have absolutely no Idea what to do. I usually only wear makeup one day a week and I have a very delicate skin care regiment. My skin is desperate! Please help! 
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Any changes in diet? Environment changes? Stress levels? Up water intake also, can be from fruit/veggies.   Your skincare may need tweaked for the summer. What's your ... see post
Best moisturizer for acne prone, super dry skin that won't makes my foundation looks cakey :( Thanks
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Wokekeh! While proper moisturizing can be crucial in a skin care regimen (regardless of skin type or concerns), moisturizer alone isn't the only method to tackle dr... see post
help! sensitive red combination dry skin :( looking for a miracle
Hi, I am in my early 30's and looking for a facial moisturizer for sensitive red combination dry skin. Any suggestions would be really appreciated. Thanks so much! 
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BEAUTY SAVANT shells72 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I'd try a different cleanser, maybe something oil based?  Dove may be breaking down your skin's acid mantle and making it unhappy. Just doing that without changing much ... see post
My skin is thirsty
Hello All,    My skin regimen consists of first aid beuty cleanser ( which i feel strips my skin) first aid beauty intense moisterizer( which i feel irritates it more than it should. It feels like my skin is burning, and shiesheido toner which is actually the only product that doesnt irritate and it provides a fresh feeling as well as a healthy non greasy glow. My question is what can i switch in regards to cleanser and moisterizer. I need something for very sensitive dry combination skin. My tone is very pale pink which  works in my favor most of the time but on the crease of my nose and on the sides of my lis the driest areas inhabit my face and peel on their own. I feel as though since i started a skin regimen my skin became drier and now if i stop using products it flakes and becomes drier. Its very frustrating. 
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BEAUTY PRO BlueBrownWit / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I had some of the same problems with my old skincare regiment, but now I use belif creamy cleanser moist (daily cleanser) and the witch hazel toner and deep moisturizer ... see post
Q. Which skincare to remove blackheads
Hey everyone! My skin is very dry in the mornings and gets more oily throughout the day.  I'm torn between Glamglow's supermud clearing treatment and Dr. Brant's pores no more vacuum cleaner.  I'm looking to remove blackheads and reduce pore size. Thaks!
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SIGHTSEER xtinapatron / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / answered
A. Try the Murad Pore Reform Skin Smoothing Polish http://www.sephora.com/pore-reform-skin-smoothing-polish-P387259?skuId=1630573.. it minimized the appearance of my pores ... see post
Moisturizing lipstick/Lipstick with SPF?
Hi BT gals,   My lips are pretty dry and hence I tend to wear lip balms most of the time. However, I'd like to start wearing more lipsticks, and was hoping that you could suggest lipsticks that are truly moisturizing on the lips. They don't necessarily have to be long-wear (don't mind reapplying), but they shouldn't feel drying.   Also, since summer's coming up, if you could suggest a couple that have SPF in them, that would be great!   Please treat these as independent questions! Finding a moisturizing lip color is of utmost importance right now
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
They wear pretty darned well, I'm more keen on their full-color lipsticks rather than the sheers, I find that with a few swipes of their sheer formulas you end up with a... see post
bobbi brown or clinique??? HELP
hi im trying to pick between a moisturizer from bobbi brown Hydrating face cream and the one from clinique" dramatically different" i think is the one. i have very dry skin i would like to know wich one you recommend better. thank you
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BEAUTY MASTER kelloua / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Do you have a Sephora where you could go and get a sample of each to try on your skin?  I personally think it's helpful to try everything on my skin before buying since ... see post
Q. My face is dehydrated & uneven with a rough texture, please help
My skin is extremely dehydrated and dull lately. I use a clarisonic every night but no matter how much I exfoliate it never seems to look anything but rough. Large pores on my cheeks, lines on my forehead & an uneven looking texture all over. My skin is extremely sensitive and is frequently irritated on top if all this. My moisturizer does nothing for the dryness & my makeup looks awful sitting on the roughness. I use cetaphil face wash, cerave moisturizer spf 30 & MyChelle hyaluronic acid serum at night   I'm only 28, please help!
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BEAUTY GURU fabme / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. Hi There,   I too have dry skin, use the clarisonic and a good skin care routine with top notch products. But what I have found that helps more than anything is somet... see post
How to get rid of dry skin around nose and chin
Anyone know of something I can use like a cleanser or lotion? Its really bad and flaky especially around the sides of my nose. The rest of my face is normal except for those two spots.  
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BEAUTY WHIZ neacail / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I have troubles in those two spots when I'm going through heavy chemical exfoliation phases.   I use a drop of Light Argan Oil ( http://www.sephora.com/100-pure-argan-... see post
Suggestions on an anti-aging skincare
Hi all,    I am in my late 20s with dry, dehydrated skin and have been taking steps towards a good skincare regime and feel like I am halfway there. My problem areas are: dehydration, dark spots from acne scarring (i don't breakout on a regular basis though), and under-eye fine lines.   The only anti-aging item in my regime is the Dermadoctor Vit C serum that I use in the morning, and my sunscreen. I want to add in some more elements, such as a good anti-aging serum, facial oil and night cream. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated! 
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BEAUTY BOSS Jesuslover14 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I'm so sorry I never checked back at this post! I've done so many.... Hopefully you will still get this even though its been a long time! I would say yes. The Argan lig... see post
best foundation for dry skin
I'm looking everywhere for really good foundation my face is so dry. Sometimes its so bad my t zone area will peal and be so dry and gross. I have a couple that are good, but me being me I want more. so any suggestion would be great.
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BEAUTY CELEB badgerpaws / BEAUTY CELEB BEAUTY CELEB / replied
I have really dry, red skin (also really pale, NARS Siberia is sliiiiiightly too dark for me, sadly. I've yet to find a foundation that is light enough for me) I haven't... see post
Looking for a good tinted moisturizer (or bb or cc) for very fair, dry skin
I am NARS siberia, yellow to neutral undertones. Everything I have tried ends up looking orange or too dark! I am looking for light to medium coverage.   I have the Stila tinted moisturizer and I really love the formula and how it wears, but its too dark and too pink.   I just recently got a sample of the Giorgio Armani CC cream and it was gorgeous! Almost perfect. But its too pink!   I have also purchased the OCC in Y0 which I was ecstatic about because the color match is perfect, maybe even too light. But it looks so terrible on my skin. Even on well moisturized skin it sinks into lines and cracks I didn't even know I had     I appreciate any suggestions!
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BEAUTY BOSS kas045 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Hey,    Have you tried the Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer?  I have fair/ light skin.. I have yellow to neutral undertones as well, except if have a lot of skin redne... see post
Vitamin C serum
Can you use a Vitamin C serum after using FAB Radiance pads.  
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RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi FaceKay,   I don't recommend using a Vitamin C serum after using the First Aid Beauty Radiance Pads. I think that this may be a little too active for your skin. I... see post
i need a concealer and a setting powder!
hello beauties .. i have a serious problem with concealers because i have a dry skin! every time i use a concealer under my eyes and i set it with a powder it gets patchy and dry! and i never used a setting powder because i'm afraid that it will make my foundation look dry and cakey ! please help me find the right things for me cause i'm really tired of trying new things and wasting money.
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BEAUTY MASTER kelloua / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I will also add that I love this powder because it seems to be really, really great for dry skin skin it doesn't make my skin look flat, if that makes sense. see post
Thoughts on super goop cc cream??
BEAUTY MASTER lew132 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I had a sample tube, and really liked it.  It's currently in my shopping cart!  It's very light, but has enough coverage for me.  see post
VEGAN SKIN CARE
I have been vegan for about a year now and wanted to know if any of you vegan/vegetarian gals have any favorite skin care products for dry skin?  
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BEAUTY GURU sulfate / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
What everyone else said! I buy a lot of 'natural' brands, but there are also 'mainstream' brands that offer many vegan products too.  For example, Dr. Dennis Gross isn'... see post
Switching over to Biodroga MD
Hello guys im going to switch brand from Paulas Choice to Biodroga most because i dont like their PC spf Moisturizers  i use one for sensitive skin right now with spf 30 and with the retinol super antioxidant serum and it **bleep** up my skin. I used that serum with another daycream and never had any problem at all.    I like that serum but in the same time its a silicone serum that can cause break outs. Maybe i stick with it as a night serum maybe not.     Anyway anyone in here who tried Biodroga MD Skin Booster Uv-Protection Cream Spf 30 or 50? I want hydration on my skin and im planing to buy it with the BIODROGA MD SKIN BOOSTER Advanced Formula Vitamin C Concentrate 15 serum you think that will give me enough hydration because i want the spf factor or should i buy an extra   Biodroga MD Perfect Hydration 24-h Care or    Biodroga MD ANTI-AGE Collagen Boost Day Care and switch over to lets say the Biodroga MD Skin Booster intense Moisture serum .     Im asking because Paulas Choice spf 30 moisture **bleep**ed up my skin and i dont liker their moisturizers at all my skin dosen´t feel hydrated more dry and sticky like an irritating glue so yeah no now i switch over to Biodroga MD instead.   So whats your advice?        
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dry skin on the sides of my nose
I have pretty normal skin except I get really bad dry patches on the sides of my nose what could I use to help?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @itsang,   I have the same issue during the winter time. I gently exfoliate that area, along with the rest of my face, with  the Kate Somerville ExfoliKate® Inten... see post