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Eyes Q&A
makeupobesessed
Q. Got Clarisonic?
Hey gals!!!!!! I want a Clarisonic, but I cannot afford one right now. I tried eBay, but they are just as much on there as they are normally...well a few dollars cheaper, but not much... My question is this: is there anyone who has one who regrets it and wants to sell it to me? I will trade a whole bunch of products or just outright buy it. I don't need the cleanser or a head, I can buy those. I don't care about the color or if it's a Mia 1 or 2?..although I'd prefer pink or something colorful. I just need the actual unit and charger, and whatever else make it work. If you have the other stuff, great, but if not, I just want what makes it work so I can get my skin clear. I have a PayPal acct, or check, or money order... I love in Baltimore, MD so shipping may be an issue but UDPS has a flat rate box we can put it in. I ship all the time on eBay. I also want one that works, so Id be willing to trust the person that it does work and it isn't broken... So, help me? Let's Reduce, reuse, and recycle beauty products...
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infinitise
HALL OF FAMER infinitise / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A.   you could wait until Sephora has 20% off and get the Mia 1 for $80?  Its really worth the cost. I don't use them everyday because my skin has been sensitive lately, ... see post
pruie
Q. Tightlined eyeliner always slides down below my bottom lashes to make an unwanted raccoon look!!
I am asian with double eyelids, but my crease is so thin that I can't apply eyeliner over my lashline. (It looks really weird. I used to never use top eyeliner). I always only tightline.    But I also have an oily eye area, so when I do tightline and go outside for a few hours, it ends up sliding down and pooling around the outer bottom corners!!   I've heard about using eye primer for sliding eye makeup but I can't do that if I only tightline!! Do I need to prime the bottom of my eye? Would waterproof eyeliner work?
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IAmLadyLiterary
BEAUTY MASTER IAmLadyLiterary / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / answered
A. I find Urban Decay 24/7 liner, specifically Perversion doesn't move at all when I put it in my water line.   see post
ntailor
Q. How long to keep your eyeshadows
How long should you keep eyeshadows for? Whether they are just the single ones or the whole palette?  Is it bad to keep for years and years???
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tenngal
HALL OF FAMER tenngal / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, ntailor. Below is some specific makeup expiration information pertaining to face makeup, mascara, eyeliner, eyeshadow, lipstick and lipliner as recommended by profes... see post
mysticcrystal
Q. MUFE Full Cover Concealer Question
I have been using MUFE concealer and I've been loving it. I love the coverage and the finish. However, I recently switched to YSL Touche Express as my eye gel. Now, everytime I use my concealer it stings unbearably like acid. Is this because of the combination of the 2 products? Do you have a similar experience with the MUFE concealer?     There are other concealers that I also like in terms of coverage, but those other concealers constantly move around. The MUFE is the only one that stays put on me. Any suggestions?     Thanks!
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Have you ever experienced any type or kind of sensitivity or irritation around your eye before with any other products? Is the stinging sensation only when you layer the... see post
NikkiGrey
Q. Ridiculously Oily Eyelids! HELP!
So I've always had really oily eyelids and it's so bad that even if I don't wear eye shadow, my foundation creases in my lid! I've used primers by Too Faced, Urban Decay, and even Cover FX but, after a while they don't work anymore. It's so annoying to have so many beautiful eye shadows and not wear them confidently because they all get hidden and smudged and just overall gross in my crease. Is there any strong eye primer product that specializes in extremely oily lids? Thank you in advance for any and all suggestions!!
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infinitise
HALL OF FAMER infinitise / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I have oily eye lids plus inner fold. so oiliness plus friction makes my eye makeup to "not so stay on well"    I've tried UD, Toofaced, Smashbox and Nars.  I persona... see post
LindaBS
Q. Eyeshadow brushes
I recently just bought the Naked, Naked2 and Naked3 palettes and I love them, however, the brush doesn't seem to be working that well for me and it hurts my eyes.   I'm pretty new to this and I have no idea what to get. I'd like to stay around $120 CAD and I'd like to get it off Sephora.com of course.   Not sure whether I'm better off getting a set or individual brushes. I really need all the help I can get.   Thanks!     EDIT I just ordered the Kat von D 5 piece brush set with case, if you guys think I need another eyeshadow brush with that, shoot. I'd like to stay under about $60 for an extra single brush.
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Sonny4President
BEAUTY BUFF Sonny4President / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / answered
A. http://www.sephora.com/pro-small-shadow-brush-15-P313025?skuId=1419530   This seems identical to MAC 139, explore, and don't be afraid to ask an artist to let you see ... see post
Mextiza
Q. Bobbi Brown Concealer Kit
I want to purchase Bobbie Brown Concealer Kit but don't know what shade to purchase. I use the Urban decay foundation in #7 and I am #2Y08 for the IQ. Based on this info, can you recommend a shade?
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Mextiza, I recommend the shade Honey in the Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit. I recommend trying it out in the store first to make sure you get the best match! :... see post
MeowSabrina
Q. Eyebrow Problem?
I have thick eyebrows and I'm used to getting them waxed and all that fun (expensive) stuff mostly because I don't like tweezers, they freak me out. There's only ever been one time when I actually was really happy the way my eyebrows came out with waxing. Since that hasn't happened, I've been getting my friend to do them for me. That worked for a while until she took TOO MUCH LENGTH OFF THE BACK. I cried (not really). I do color them with eye shadow and I tried pencils and gels and all that but I don't ever really get them to look nice. My questions are, should I just get over the fact of tweezers and just buy them (and anything else I need) and do them myself? and I'm also looking for products for my eyebrows, I need good ones. I had the Benefit Brow Zings, but it made my eyebrows kind of slicked down instead of "natural".  
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irenet
BEAUTY GURU irenet / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. Tweezing has always been the way to go for me, you have more control since you're picking the hair one at a time. You can shape them how you want them. A bit of advice: ... see post
katieclare
Q. gluten free makeup?
I am looking for gluten free mascara and eyeliner. I was recently diagnosed with celiac's disease and my doc said to throw out all my cosmetics and start over. Any suggestions?
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lamper4life
BEAUTY WHIZ lamper4life / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / answered
A. I've had celiac for 14 years! I know how hard and frustrating it can be to find gf makeup. I recently contacted several drug-store companies and I learned that all E.L.F... see post
aranzayamile
Q. Prom make up advice!
What kind of eye look would you lady's do with this dress? Please help. 
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MaryJaneParker
IT GIRL MaryJaneParker / IT GIRL IT GIRL / answered
A. Definitely a light coral pink (more pink than coral) lip,and a natural eye with a pop of turquoise or brown. see post
kurietibu
Q. Eyebrow pencils?
I want to use a brow pencil to fill in my brows and make them seem a bit thicker because the hairs are really thin/light; but no matter what color I choose, it doesn't work. Are there any tips that may help me in my search for a good brow pencil?
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Yani26
SCENE QUEEN Yani26 / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / answered
A. If it helps, I have been using rimmel eyebrow pencil for more than 2 years now and I love it. It took me a few years to find a good brow pencil until I came across to th... see post
bobbypyn
Q. dramatic cruelty free mascara!
i'm looking for a cruelty free mascara with a super dramatic glam look! any suggestions? i have tried buxom and smashbox dna.. looking for more volume and pop. thank you!
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tenngal
HALL OF FAMER tenngal / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Urban Decay's all new Skyscraper Mascara will lengthen, strengthen, separate, curl, brighten, and thicken your lashes without clumping or flaking. The brush features a f... see post
chunkysmoothie
Q. What are some good fake lashes (won't break the bank) for everyday wear?
I need some eyelashes for about a month in school (due to an unfortunate eyelash curling incident) and i need some that are not too intensely long or dramatic. Any suggestions would be great.
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Chunkysmoothie,   I like the lashes that come in the SEPHORA COLLECTION Eyes The Limit Set. For $10 the set is really worth it. Remember to adjust the lashes to ... see post
jswimchick
Q. short eyelashes
i have really short eyelashes. how can i make them longer?
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CuriousCannibal
BEAUTY GURU CuriousCannibal / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. if you mean growing them- castor oil works really well :) see post
daisybdaisy
Q. store double ended brushes?
how do you store double ended brushes ? to keep them from any damage
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TheClassics
SCENE QUEEN TheClassics / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / answered
A. Just found my perfect solution to this dilemma.  Fishing rod clips are ideal!  There are various styles of racks and holders that might work for different preferences.  ... see post
Emily829
Q. Color Eyeshadow Help!!!
Hi, there! I recently got interested in wearing eyeshadow all the time and all I'm able to do is the basic three-toned look with browns or peachy shadows. I love colors and I want to incorporate them in my makeup! The only problem is that I haven't been able to find a tutorial for adding a little pop of color without being too dramatic (I'd be wearing it throughout the day). If anyone could help, I'd greatly appreciate it! [also keep in mind that I haven't been doing makeup for very long, so a simple solution would be awesome ]
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DevSea
BEAUTY WHIZ DevSea / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / answered
A.   I think Randee had a great response as well, but my favorite way to incorporate color without it overwhelming your look is to use the guide above and incorporate ... see post
jenbird
Q. How to keep WATERPROOF mascara from smudging?
I have oily eyelids and I've noticed at the end of the day that my waterproof mascara (which I apply to my top and bottom lashes) smudges in the creases underneath my lower lash line. Since my mascara is waterproof you think this wouldn't happen. Anyways, is there any way that I can prevent my mascara from smudging under my lower lash line and to keep my eyelids from looking so oily as it's not cute? Finally does Anastasia Lash Genius Waterproof Topcoat really work? I was thinking of maybe trying that with a non-waterproof mascara that I love in order to make it waterproof. Thanks
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi jenbird!   I recommend trying Anastasia's Lash Genius Waterproof Topcoat! I wear waterproof mascara every day, but I still have issues with my mascara smudging. W... see post
xfashionxfeverx
Q. Which pallet is best to buy first?? Saving up and looking to buy a pallet
I'm pretty new to Sephora. I have their nail polish and a few makeup items but I'm looking to branch out and buy one of the makeup pallets.  I know they are a pretty good amount of money so I want to be sure on which to buy. Any opinions or recommendations? Thanks!(:
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lexikaye
BEAUTY GURU lexikaye / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. I would recommend the Urban Decay Naked palettes. You could choose the original one or Naked2, it really just depends what colors you like more. If it were me, I would g... see post
missvenom
Q. Urban Decay
Which palette is the best by Urban Decay? I was wondering what everyone's opinion on Urban Decay palettes were and what their favorite eyeshadow color is by them. 
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tenngal
HALL OF FAMER tenngal / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. That's a tough question because Urban Decay is my favorite brand of eyeshadow and I think all of their palettes and colors are great! However, one of my favorite pale... see post
shania1o1
Q. how would i make my dark green eyes pop?
hi, i have dark brown hair and my eyes are dark green (today) and i would like to know how to do my make up so that they pop.... and which colors to use.. thank you
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pashabeauty
pashabeauty / FRESH FACE / answered
A. U need the lorac pro pallete in ur life the browns gold coppers will look amazing.. When I have a client with green eyes for a wearable look I go into the palette and st... see post
VioletVelocity
Q. Anarchy Face Case Eye Look Recipes
So, I just got my Urban Decay Anarchy Face Case in the mail today... LOVE IT ALREADY! It's as amazing as I thought it would be! Now I was just wondering if y'all would tell me a recipe for an eye look that included the Urban Decay shades: Redemption, Fray, Vaporize, Provocateur, and Revolt. Thanks!  
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jbmb8682
Q. Eyeliner and mascara = irritated eyes. Help!
Whenever I wear eyeliner or mascara my eyes dry out, itch, turn red and glassy. Can anyone recommend an eyeliner and mascara that won't do any of these things to my eyes?
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Phoenix69
Phoenix69 / FRESH FACE / answered
A. Yes! I have this problem, too. Simple Beauty Minerals has a whole line of products that I LOVE because they don't irritate my eyes AT ALL (even the moisturizer.) They ha... see post
sam279
Q. What color eyeliner is best for brown eyes?
I'm fairly new to using make up, so I really have no idea of what color eyeliner to use... I'm Asian, I have brown eyes, fairly tanned skin. I'm kind of bored of using black eyeliner, so what would you recommend? I've been thinking about blue, green or purple, but I'm not sure. Also what product would you recommend? Thanks.
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dollface131313
BEAUTY BOSS dollface131313 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. i have brown eyes as well and my two favorite colors are purple and emerald green  see post
sparkleinthesky
Q. Mac Dupes
Here is a list of MAC eye shadow dupes i found check them out! All that Glitters= NYX -Champagne Amber Lights=NYX -Golden Brulee= NYX -Nude Carbon= NYX -Black .Coppering= Milani -Flare Cork= NYX -Dark Brown Dementhe= Milani -Clover Electric Eel= Milani -Atlantis Guacamole= Milani- Limbo lime Humid= Milani -Clover, Ulta- Shamrock Jest= Milani -Peachy Peach Juxt= Milani -Garden Mist Little Madam= Milani -Illusion Mulch= Milani -Java Bean Naked Lunch= NYX -Sahara Nocturnelle= Milani -Shock Nylon= NYX -Barely There Paradisco= NYX- Tropical or CoverGirl -Tropical Fusion Quad Partait Amour= Milani -Enchantment Passionate= NYX -Cherry Perverted Pearl= Milani -Silver Bullet Pink Freeze= Milani -Taffy Plum Dressing= L'oreal HIP-Cheeky Sable= Milani Java Bean Satin Taupe= NYX -Root Beer, NYX- Iced Mocha, L'oreal HIP-Sassy Shadowy Lady= L'oreal HIP - Wicked  Shale= Milani- Icy Plum Shroom= Milani -Classic Beige Sketch= Milani -Marooned Stars 'n' Rockets= Milani- Shock Steamy= Milani -Clover Sumptuous Olive= Milani- Antiqued Gold Vanilla= Milani -Snow Frost, Cover Girl - French Vanilla Vellum= Milani -Moonlight Wedge= L'oreal HIP - Shady Woodwinked= Milani- Golden Bronze, L'oreal HIP - Wicked  Sparkleinthesky <3   
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missrmessner
HALL OF FAMER missrmessner / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I'm bringing this thread back to life. Anybody know if there are any MAC dupes for the Wet N' Wild Comfort Zone palette? I'm thinking about purchasing All That Glitters ... see post
VioletVelocity
Q. New Eyeliner
Hi, I'm looking for an eyeliner recommendation from those more experienced with eyeliner than me.   Here are what I am looking for in an eyeliner: Black.  The eyeliner recommendation has to be a highly pigmented black. Easy to use.  I am pretty new to using eyeliner, so I want an eyeliner made for beginners. Not too expensive.  My price range is $25 and under. Thanks in advance for the recommendations. 
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PoesRevy
HALL OF FAMER PoesRevy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi VioletVelocity,   Urban Decay may be of interest to you.   Perversion - matte blackest black or Zero - black   see post
princessbrenna
Q. Best eye primer for oily eyes?
I have oily lids (specifically in the inner corners) and am in need of a great primer. I'm currently using Urban Decay Original Primer Potion, but am wondering if either Too Faced Shadow Insurance or NARS Smudgeproof Eye Shadow Base will work better. I would like to know which one you guys prefer and why.   Thanks!
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Princessbrenna,   I could not agree more, my favorite eye primer is the Smashbox Photo Finish Lid Primer . I like it because it's very matte, the shade makes all... see post
loveswilde
Q. Non-prescription eyelash-growth products
What are the best non-prescription eyelash-growth products? How do their results differ from those of the prescription-only product? Thanks in advance for your help.
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Ketty12
Ketty12 / RISING STAR / answered
A. I had eyelash extensions for a few months and decided to go back to my natural lashes. They were all broken off and in terrible shape! I had gaps of no lashes and they w... see post
kimmi1115
Q. Taming Eye Lashes?
This may sound like kind of a weird question.  I have a few lashes that tend to annoy me.  When I'm not wearing mascara, I'll have a few lashes to hang down and poke me in the eye, but they're not ready to fall out or anything.  Sometimes when I am wearing mascara, a lash or two may hang into my eye if I missed coating it.  On other occasions, if a few aren't hanging into my eyes, it is placed at a weird angle.  If I try to move it back, it'll go back to its weird angle.  (and I am talking about real lashes)    I can't stand having anything in my eyes (OCD thing; there's no way I could wear contacts if I ever needed them).  If I feel like something is there, I'll use a mirror and search for whatever the cause is, and it is often my misbehaving lashes.    I tried my best to take pictures to kind of illustrate my problem.  I hope I don't sound too crazy or anything.  Has anyone else been annoyed at an issue like this?  Do certain mascaras cause it or anything?  Maybe there's a different mascara I should try?       This is my right eye, makeup free.  Towards the left, there's a lash that is touching the bottom ones, and a few towards the middle top are kind of down.  Please ignore the need to pluck.                This one shows it a bit better.  There's also a lash on the left side doing its own thing, along with the one that pokes my lower lash line.  Super annoying.              My left eye isn't as bad as my right one at the moment.  There's one lash that tends to do its own thing while the lashes at the outer corner sometimes curl differently compared to the right eye.
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dianabt
dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Kimmi!   I have the same problem. I've tried some curling mascaras that claim to help but sometimes I think it's just from sleeping funny with my face smushed in ... see post
amhart
Q. Do fake lashes go on before or after eye shadow and eye liner?
I assume that fake eye lashes go on last...am I wrong? Also...I have trouble putting on fake eyelashes and making sure they stay on...any tips?
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lyndsey
BEAUTY BOSS lyndsey / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. I apply everything first. My big secret for fake lashes is to apply the glue directly to my eyelids. I put the glue exactly where I want the lashes to go (using a brush)... see post
mk2692
Q. What is a good purple-y eyeliner that can be worn in a professional setting?
I think black eyeliner is looking a bit harsh lately and brown is a bit blah. A nice dark purple/brown or purple/black is what I'm on the hunt for...any reccos for a long lasting option?
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comfyrock
BEAUTY MASTER comfyrock / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / answered
A. Stila's Smudge Stick in Tetra is really good.  It's an eggplant shade rather than bright purple (which I also love).  The product description mentions shimmer but I don'... see post