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mzgretch23
hi.. debating which mascara to buy, benefit they're real or diorshow mascara?
tbuss
BEAUTY BOSS tbuss / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
My experience with the Benefit mascara is that I end up with a smudged mess and my lashes clump together and create one big super lash.... from reading these posts it pr... see post
unblownkisses
Matte neutral eyeshadow palette?
Hi all,   I've been looking around for a palette that would work for my new job, somewhere where shimmer is not really an option. I wanted to know if anyone had any suggestions?   Most of the palettes suggested in previous similar posts were limited edition or discontinued (very much regretting not buying the Laura Mercier Artist's Palette or the Bobbi Brown Rich Chocolate Palette last year when I considered it!). Some of the ones I've considered are: SMASHBOX - Master Class Palette III (my top pick right now for selection and price, but worried about pigmentation differences between this and the single shadows since it's been an issue in many palettes, NARSissist anyone?) SEPHORA COLLECTION - Colorful 5 Eyeshadow Palette N°05 The Essential Mattes (color selection is a bit small)   TOO FACED - The Chocolate Bar Eye Palette (everyone loves it, but it only has 5 matte browns and no black)   TOO FACED - Matte Eye Shadow Collection (similar concern about a lack of darker liner colors, and the wearability of some of the shades for me) Anyone have additional suggestions or experience with any of these? For reference, I'm very fair, pink undertones, with blue eyes and dirty blonde hair.
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unblownkisses
BEAUTY BOSS unblownkisses / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Thank you everyone for being super helpful! I'm really excited by these new palettes everyone suggested. You're all awesome. I just placed an order for the IT Cosmeti... see post
BethanneG
Best Eyeliner for Waterline is ....
I am looking for a black eyeliner that will stay put on my waterline ... my current liner has a tendency of smudging. Any suggestions? 
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Sonny4President
BEAUTY WHIZ Sonny4President / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
An even easier alternative would be using a black eye shadow! Any colour would work really! see post
starsandbucks
Anyone else try They're Real gel liner by Benefit yet?
I ordered mine from Benefit (you could sign up to get it early) and it came about a week ago. Honestly? I find it soooo annoying. I pretty much only use gel liner so I was really excited for this pen but I still can't get the hang of this thing! When I was taking off my makeup tonight I decided to start playing around with it again.   The top pics are a thinner line and the bottom pics I've doubled up. You can see it's kind of difficult to get a nice sharp line.   I was watching NikkieTutorials review on YouTube and she said the same thing so at least I don't feel totally incompetent! And you CAN'T make a mistake when applying it because it's a mess to clean up. You'll have to re-do your complete eye and possibly part of your foundation. I dunno, maybe I'm a creature of habit with my gel pots and brushes. I'll keep playing around with it in the evenings when I'm taking off my makeup and see how good I can get but so far it's definitely not a must-have. Anyone else try this yet? I'd love to hear other opinions!
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penelopepuffman
HALL OF FAMER penelopepuffman / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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MintyLotus
Does anyone else dislike the TF Chocolate Bar palette?
I feel like this is a palette that is an all-around favorite for a lot of people (other than a few people that I've seen who complain about the smell). I regret buying it a lot, though. I'm honestly not sure what it is about it, but I can't seem to get it to work for me no matter what I do. The shadows are pretty pigmented, though some of them are useless to me because they're essentially just different shades of slightly sheer white. I just can't seem to make any decent looks with it. Anyone else finding it less than awesome, or have any suggestions for looks?
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missey1973
HALL OF FAMER missey1973 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I think this one looks really great on you! What colors did you use? see post
courtneyleeh
Best volumizing and lengthening mascara for blue eyes?
Hello everyone!   I've used about a hundred different mascaras and am still on the hunt for the best lengthening/volumizing mascara on the market.  I have blue eyes (as hinted in the title), and therefore prefer a nice brown color.  Currently, I'm using Givenchy's Noir Couture mascara in brown satin, and while I LOVE the color I hate the brush, and don't feel like the formula gives me great length.  I've used Benefit's They're Real! Mascara (sad it doesn't come in brown..), but honestly I've had drugstore mascaras work just as well if not better than said mascara.  If I had to describe the look I want from my mascara, it would be one that gets my eyelashes to touch the top of my lids near my eyebrows when looking up!   Thanks for any advice!
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courtneyleeh
BEAUTY MAVEN courtneyleeh / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Thanks for the reply! Does Prestige make a brown formula? And is the UD formula very difficult to remove with makeup remover? see post
pinktorridora
Coming Soon: UD Perversion Mascara
Was just browsing Refinery29 and came across this new mascara from Urban Decay, inspired by its ultra black Perversion liners.   The article says they spent a long time getting the formula right - not too wet and not to dry. It claims to be clump free, and the wand has bristles that are arranged in a spiral pattern to assure lashes are separated.   UD's website has it listed as being released on July 13th. Wonder if Sephora will be getting this (and releasing it early to Rouge's!?)...
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ahhh, I forgot to use that coupon/redeem email! Gonna have to make a second trip this week, thanks for the reminder ladies! see post
nathaliew
Bobbi Brown eye shadow in heather mauve
Hey! I've got this wonderful little sample palette from Bobbi Brown. It was a 500 point perk a while back. I'd like to get a full sized version of the eye shadow "heather mauve" (top right corner) I can't find it anywhere! Where can I buy it? I asked some ladies at my local Bobbi Brown counter and they said they've never heard of the color
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nathaliew
BEAUTY GURU nathaliew / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Cool! I'll look it up for sure. Thanks a lot <3 see post
tessie84
Looking for dupe for color in Chanel 204 Tisse Vendome eyeshadow quad
I'm in love with the apricot color in the Chanel Les 4 Ombres in 204 Tisse Vendome! I already have eyeshadow colors similar to the other three, so I was hoping it just be able to get my hands on a dupe for this specific color with the same shimmery finish. Any suggestions?   From Color Me Loud blog   The apricot color is on the top lid here... From Huda Beauty Blog
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Tessie84,   That color is SOOO pretty!!   I think that another good dupe is, Benefit It's Complicated - golden peach.   see post
loulou88
conceler
 hello there i use medium tan c 30 matte but i dont have conceler so what colour should i use
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loulou88
loulou88 / NEWCOMER / replied
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newandaddicted
New Milani "gel" eyeshadows
I currently have 11 of the 30 and will be purchasing 4 or 5 more, not interested in the pinks or white colors.   Not many reviews on the new mostly swatches right now.     Anyone using these new shadows, they are so pretty AND CHEAP!!!
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newandaddicted
BEAUTY GURU newandaddicted / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Search Platinum D on YT she has swatched ALL 30.  I have the black one and it's very pigmented!  Have worn it yet to see if it creases but when I do I'll let you know. see post
iheartmakeup95
Do you buy palettes with shades that you already own?
MK89
HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I try really, really hard not to. I try to buy palettes that have a variety of colors different from what I already own, but sometimes there can be a little overlap. I a... see post
StraightRhodes
Mint Green Shadow
I've recently fallen in love with mint green eyeshadow. I have one in my Kat Von D Esperanza palette but I would love a single, or just another palette option.    Any suggestions?
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IAmLadyLiterary
HALL OF FAMER IAmLadyLiterary / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I also really like fuji, I need to get some MUG eye shadows, shipping is just costly to canada.  see post
RandeeBT
Tell us about your favorite mascara!
Hi Ladies!   Time to talk about mascara! I am usually pretty loyal to my favorite mascaras and it really takes a lot for a mascara to impress me. Last week, I tried Bare Minerals Lash Domination Volumizing Mascara for the first time. I was immediately blown away! The brush is absolutely amazing. I love how you can twist it every which way creating a ton of volume and length.  My natural lashes are short and straight. I usually have to stick to waterproof formulas because I find that waterproof formulas hold curl in my lashes a little bit better than non-waterproof formulas. This mascara held curl just as well as any waterproof formula. It is also very easy to remove! I really love it !    Tell us all about your current favorite mascara! What are your natural eyelashes like? How did this mascara compare to other mascaras you have tried?      
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mberteig
HALL OF FAMER mberteig / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I like to layer mascaras for length and volume, and therefore have a few favorites.  Lately, I've been using the Perricone MD No Mascara Mascara as a lash primer.  I lik... see post
countryfan08
What are best eye primer and liner for oily / hooded lids? Thanks :-)
surfgirlmiami
BEAUTY MAVEN surfgirlmiami / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I second Urban Decay primer potion. Smashbox's 24 hour photo finish shadow primer also worked really well for me :) see post
chsu2016
New Nars Dual- Intensity Eyeshadow
They are gorgeous and they look so buttery smooth   
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DiVWA
BEAUTY MASTER DiVWA / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Irishqueen, you may do fine with the Subra if your under-eye circles are more green-blue.   I have dark brown eyes and my skin has cool undertones, so that my eyelids ... see post
bad823
Smashbox or Lorac?
I'm looking for a small eye palette, my choices are the Smashbox travel size Full Exposure or the Lorac Nude Skinny. In terms of shadow quality, which brand is best? The reviews on the Smashbox are mixed, I have the Lorac Pocket Pro & love it. Help! I want to order today even though I'm on a "no buy", but the prices are too good to pass up.
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY GURU andyhtrieu / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I would chose anything from Lorac over the Full Exposure Palette. The other eye shadows from Smashbox like the ones in the Master Class palettes are really soft, smooth,... see post
matii
What top product is used on eyes to make eyeshadow color more intensified with color?
AmiraHall
BEAUTY PRO AmiraHall / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I've seen people use a white base for bright colors like nyx milk or macs paint stick in white...I like Mac paint pots and they have several different colors...but I ten... see post
gatsby3
Has anyone tried or swatched this palette?
The Smashbox Cherry Smoke palette?    It looks really pretty but I can't seem to find any swatches online.    http://www.sephora.com/cherry-smoke-photo-op-eye-s hadow-palette-P387264
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
I just added this to my loves list! I loveee this combo and that deep burgundy brown is so gorgeous. see post
lPinkAllurel
Too Faced Eyeshadow Palettes
Hey Beauties! I am falling in love with my Too Faced Hello Summer Palette and i wanna try more! I see they have a good amount of options so what are you guys suggestions ?  
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meagboho
BEAUTY PRO meagboho / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I need Romantic eyes next :) see post
Shrewdle
Eyelashes / Mascara Longer on Right Eye and Shorter on Left
Hi BT Ladies,     I just tried the Loreal Voluminous Butterfly mascara this morning, and did my right eye first. To my delight it gave me super long, separated lashes with amazing curl. I was beyond ecstatic. My go-to mascara was MUFE Smoky Extravagant, but this worked even better than MUFE, and is a lot cheaper...so I was sooo happy...   Then I did my left eye.    I have no idea what happened? The left eye lashes turned out extremely wimpy, short, and clumpy, with no curl, and was just overall a horrible mess. It looked like my left and right eyelashes belonged on two different people. They just did not match what-so-ever.   I've had this happen with other mascaras, where my left eyelashes turn out not as nice as the right, but never such an extreme difference as today with the Loreal Butterfly mascara.    So a few questions for you lovely ladies:    1. Have you had experiences where you lashes were uneven either with or without mascara? (in terms of length, volume, curl, etc). 2. What mascaras tend to give more uneven results / what was the shape of the brush? (I find that the uneven lashes issue happens the most with asymmetrical brushes) 3. What do you think is the cause of this?  4. Any tips or tricks on how to make your lashes look even on both sides?    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated!    (FYI, I'm right handed. Also, when I do my left eyelashes, I still use my right hand, but twist my wrist the other way, so that the tip of the mascara wand is facing towards the inner corner of my left eye).     
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PrettyLittleDr
BEAUTY WHIZ PrettyLittleDr / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
My eyelashes are definitely not symmetrical! I originally thought the eye on the side where I part my hair/bangs had the crappy lashes, but I've noticed it seems to chan... see post
jaimelove
PSA
i ventured out of my cave today and was bombarded by a plethora of raccoon eyes.    what on earth are these ladies thinking? seriously, when i see you, this is all i can think of:   what are some of your biggest fashion and makeup nonos? anything that makes you want to claw your own eyeballs from your face?  
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BuxomBabe80
HALL OF FAMER BuxomBabe80 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
These are the ones that make me cringe!   Unblended makeup Foundation too dark for your neck Spider lashes (I just threw up a bit in my mouth) Orange fake t... see post
angeepen
EYEBROW HELP?
I have dark brown eyebrows that are a few shades darker then my hair color. I want to fill them in. Every time I try brown eyebrow pencils/powders it looks like it doesn't match or look right. What am I doing wrong?  
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blooming
BEAUTY BUFF blooming / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Try the smashbox powder duo.  I love it as it doesn't come up with any red tones.  Now I actually enjoy doing my brows!  I like it better than Anastasia brow wiz.   see post
ashleenicoleex3
New Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade Shades
Does anyone know if the new Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade in the shade Soft Brown has red undertones? I can't decide between Soft Brown and Medium Brown.... Does anyone know?
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kso1225
BEAUTY GURU kso1225 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Soft brown has warm undertones, but I don't think it's red at all. I posted swatches of Taupe, Soft Brown, and Dark Brown in another thread (I'll link it below).  I post... see post
sabrinia
liquid eyeliner
I have really fare and pale skin would black liquid eyeliner look to dark for my skin tone?  
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Having a fair complexion doesn't mean you can't sport dark or black eye liner, but consider the overall look you wish to achieve. Black will be very stark and more drama... see post
Coconezzbie
Allergies, HELP!!!! Is it possible to find an eyeliner that does not come off when my eyes water?
So i have horrible allergies and my eyes tend to water a lot. I also happen to like the winged eye look. Not a good combination. I've asked the people at sephora to suggest a product but have failed both times. Does anyone know of a good eye liner for me? I like liquid but I'll take any suggestions. 
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beauty4ashes
HALL OF FAMER beauty4ashes / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have watery eyes from having four punctal plugs inserted. The best eyeliner I've ever used is INGLOT gel liner #77 is VERY BLACK. #77 online picture looks dark gray ... see post
SoulPatrol
What eyeshadow look could i use if i have dark green eyes with reddish brown hair?
I have dark green eyes and reddish brown hair and i just can't seem to find a good look this year! i tend to like using browns and gold colors. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi SoulPatrol!   There are some great eyeshadow suggestions here>http://bit.ly/1jy70AU. :)  see post
Drlieber
Eyeshadow that matches Naked 3 "Limit"? (Dusty rose matte)
Hey All,   I am using the hell out of the Naked 3 Limit shade and am trying to find a suitable alternative I can buy separately, since UD doesn't sell many of the Naked palette shades individually.   Does anyone have a recommendation on a brand that sells something similar? If it's a small palette that's fine too. I'm just trying to spend under $25.   Thanks!
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Shrewdle
BEAUTY BOSS Shrewdle / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
you're very welcome!! :) Limit is one of my favorite shades from Naked3 as well!  see post
IAmLadyLiterary
Naked 4?
Okay I know Naked 3 just came out and since 1 was golden-brown neutrals, 2 was taupe neutrals and 3 is absolutely gorgeous pink/peachy neutrals, I got thinking, what will naked 4 be?   I'm honestly hoping for greenish, mossy, earth toned neutrals, I think they would be so pretty for any eye colour but especially hazel/brown and green eyes.  Plus how fun would it be to work with really rich earthy colours?   This is just me thinking out loud, tell me what you think Naked 4 should be!
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Cupcakecandy
BEAUTY GURU Cupcakecandy / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I would loveeeee a plummy/purply palette with several mattes and not too many dark shades. If it was like LM Artist palette from 2013 Holiday, it'd be perfect! Ugh I wis... see post
poemelyric
Gel Liners: On the cheap or Luxury all the way?
What kind of gel liners do you prefer?  Since I've started using them, I find that the cheaper, the better.  They dry out so quickly with me that it makes no sense for me to spend so much on them.  I buy either Rimmel or Maybelline.  Wet and Wild when I can find it.  But I have noticed that Bobbi Brown and others are coming up with gel liners too.  Which do you prefer?  I've actually thought about buying one or two to see how they compare but for $2-3, I won't be so angry when it dries out after a couple of months.  Do the more expensive ones have a longer shelf life, do you think?
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annypoo
HALL OF FAMER annypoo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I use the Wet N Wild gel liner and it works perfectly fine for me, so I do not have the need to purchase a high end one. It's black, creamy, and easy to apply. I don't u... see post