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BryttaniMarie
Makeup for summer vacation/phasing out makeup
Hello All!   So a little about me.. I am 25, am more Oily-skinned than not, very very fair and never tan. usually have at least one or two blemishes - I dont think i can ever remember a time when i had clear skin.   I usually used Revlon colorstay on a day to day basis, and something like MUFE or MAC for special occasions.    I am headed to the wonderful Disney World in humid, muggy, HOT Orlando soon, and need some makeup help. I want something that provides some coverage for my uneven skin + blemishes, but nothing too heavy. I would prefer something I didnt have to touch up as often etc. can anybody offer a suggestion?   On a side-note... I would love to eventually phase out foundation all together. what would you recommend for doing that? I have horrible self esteem when it comes to my face and I feel like that is my main setback...   I look forward to reading your suggestions!
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kevinbt
kevinbt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi BryttaniMarie! That's so exciting! I love Disney World. :) But the Florida heat on the other hand.. haha    For your trip, I would recommend looking into a light,... see post
kldavis03
Luminizer help! My fav is MIA and I'm looking for replacement suggestions.
I used to use LORAC PERFECTLY LIT OIL-FREE LUMINIZING POWDER in Spotlight - it's sold out everywhere - and I've heard rumors it is being discontinued.  I realize Sephora no longer carries the line and Kohls now does, but again, I can't find my fav luminizer anywhere.  Ugh!!!!  I need some Sephora help!  Pretty please!  I have a medium colored skin tone (yellow undertones) so gold tones tend to look more natural than pink ones - need recommendations on what other options to try to replace my old fav product.  I have tried a bunch of things thus far and haven't had a lot of luck.  I don't want anything too glittery.... help... And thanks in advance!
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY MASTER andyhtrieu / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
My favorite are the Wet n Wild Color Icon Bronzer in Reserve Your Cabana and Hard Candy Baked Bronzer in Tiki. Both are NOT bronzers, but very nice highlights. The WNW i... see post
Surimixed
do you ship to Holland, europe?
Do you ship to Holland EUROPE
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Surimixed,   We currently do not ship to Holland but, I'll be sure to pass along your suggestion. In the meantime, please visit http://www.sephora.com/inter... see post
Valdeezie
Sensitive red skin soaks up foundation
Help! For years the only foundation that has worked for me is Bare Minerals matte and either my skin is getting used to it or my pregnancy hormones are in overdrive since it's starting to make my pores look larger now and starting to cake after a few years of use.   I have red sensitive skin with acne scars and large pores. My skin tends to soak up my makeup throughout the day if it's NOT Bare Minerals and then I break out. I can usually use any powder on top. I always moisturize and use a primer beforehand.   What is a good foundation and primer that I can use for my skin? I've tried Nars, Urban Decay Naked, and MAC foundations but I always come back to Bare Minerals Matte. Any suggestions on primer, too?   Currently using: Bare Minerals Primer, Bare Minerals Matte Finish Foundation, Nars Powder Foudation for powder or Halo Hydrating Powder.
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waterbaby1981
HALL OF FAMER waterbaby1981 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It actually sounds like your skin is dry right now if it's sucking the moisture out of foundations and such.  The primer I started using when my skin started doing this ... see post
katieeee1212
how to achieve that dewy look
Im wondering what products I should use to get a dewy look like Chelsea Houska on Teen Mom 2??         Thank you 
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY MASTER andyhtrieu / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I like using a brightening or luminous primer to get the dewy look, especially if you have oily skin. I use the L'Oreal Lumi Magic primer and I apply that ONLY on my che... see post
CharliefromNY
Help! I need summer makeup! Mine is melting off my face!
I have pretty good, mature skin.  Not too many blemishes or marks, and I'm quite fair with blue eyes.  I am having trouble finding a good summer face makeup that will cover my little bit of redness, and stay on my face!  With the humidity in New York everything is just melting off.  Even powder isn't really working.....I've been trying a tinted sunscreen with Bare Minerals over it, but the coverage isn't very good...Any ideas??
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY WHIZ ballerinagrl / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Maybe pale almond ... see post
gogreyhound
Please suggest a powder foundation
Hi BT Buddies!! Here is my dilemma--I have used Jane Iredales pressed and loose minerals, I like both, but the pressed just doesnt give me enough covereage. I want a pressed foundation that gives medium/buildable coverage. I haven't tried BM Ready yet, but I did use the loose in Fairly Light. I recently tried the IT Cosmetics one and like it but it was too yellow so back it went. I need a fair with COOL undertones--no yellow. I have combination skin, tends to get oily T zone... I  welcome any suggestions! Thanks in advance!
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CharliefromNY
BEAUTY BOSS CharliefromNY / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I find the BM hard to match too.  I've tried the Fairly light, but it doesn't last to cover the red....Jane Iredale Amazing Base stays on for longer.  They'll give you s... see post
brooklynemily
SP40 other name
The Shiseido UV Protective Liquid Foundation changed the names of the shades.  Does anyone know what the name of SP40 is now?
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xoemilyox
BEAUTY BOSS xoemilyox / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Are you sure it's not SP04? If it is, I checked on their website, and it says medium beige.  see post
kirstielynn19
Face makeup
My skin is very oily and I am trying to find a foundation that works really well for my skin and I recently purchased BECCA foundation from Sephora but now I just want to find a drugstore makeup for now and I don't know what to get. Any recommendations?
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY MASTER andyhtrieu / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
The best foundations for oily skin at the drugstore are Revlon Colorstay Whipped foundation and Revlon Colorstay liquid foundation. Those are the only two foundations th... see post
sravanthi
Best Clarisonic mia brush for men
I want to share my Clarisonic mia with hubby, by using different brush, what brush would be good for his skin?
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Sravanthi,   Men tend to have thicker skin and larger pores (this is not always the case but, usually). Especially with shaving, it can lead to skin build up and ... see post
asiamalaysia
I want a foundation That doesnt feel heavy , whats the best type??
I dont wear foundation at all but hâve to for my job. I would like oné that doesnt make my face feel heavy . I also hâve oily skin and wouldnt like oné That builds up the oil on my skin , and where i could still look good wearing my eye-liner and mascara.
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hannasilkwood
BEAUTY BUFF hannasilkwood / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Try a Dr. Jart BB Cream. They are super light but look like foundation. I love mine and where it everyday.  see post
cheerleader241
Product Help Please!
I'm looking for a product to replace my Marc Jacobs Close-Up (302) Lightshow Luminizing Powder. I bought one near the end of last year and have been trying so hard to make it last but I'd rather just find something else to use when this is over that I can always find. Multiple products that are similar in each shade would be fine, but I prefer palettes. Or if you have any suggestions for different colour highlighters, etc! I have fair skin, hazel eyes and dark brown hair. Hope someone can help me, thanks!
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coincoin
BEAUTY MAVEN coincoin / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
If you want pallette, try the ambient lighting powder palette. They r very gorgeous on the skin.  for an individual highlighter, try becca highlighter in opal.  The colo... see post
SmsMua13
Full Coverage Foundation
Need advice on picking a full coverage foundation that won't look cakey...i do have some skin imperfections but for the most part it's pretty clear, combination skin oily/dry...Don't want to look like I layered it on...I've used MUFE Matte Velvet and I've  tried MAC products... 
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coincoin
BEAUTY MAVEN coincoin / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Several suggestions: 1. Lancome teinte idol ultra 2. channel perfection lumiere 3. Dior forever 4. Hourglass immaculate liquid powder foundation see post
coincoin
help choosing shade for laura mercier smooth finish fluide foundation
Can anyone help me choosing a shade, please?  I am an nc 20 light skin with yellow undertone.  In dior nude I use 021 linen,  Thank you!
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coincoin
BEAUTY MAVEN coincoin / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Thank u! see post
issyxo
Best liquid and powder foundation for oily skin?
Hi there, I need suggestions on liquid & powder foundations that have a matte finish, that are best for oily skin and don't cause breakouts.   More about my skin: I have yellow undertones, dark circles underneath my eyes (not extremely dark), I also have a few blemishes on my skin, & throughout the day I mainly get oily on my tzone.   So far I have tried Tarte (not a fan of the powder) and Kat Von Ds Lock it liquid foundations, which so far I like but I like to try new things. I don't use primer, I have tried the Benefit flawless, and the smashbox primer which I didn't like. I felt like it made my skin more oily. So if you have suggestions on primers or concealer for my dark circles that'd be great !!
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BumbleV92
BEAUTY MAVEN BumbleV92 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I have an oily t-zone and I swear by the Estee Lauder Double Wear Light, its just the right consistancy and coverage. see post
annypoo
Drugstore BB cream for teenage skin
My sister is looking for a BB cream and is trying to keep it drug store since she is in high school and doesn't want to splurge. What BB creams do you guys like? She has somewhat dry skin. 
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annypoo
HALL OF FAMER annypoo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks for the heads up. I don't know how sensitive she is to fragrance so I'll make sure to mention that to her. see post
njattana
Anastasia Contour Palette Refill?
The website says refills will be available soon, will these be available at Sephora? I'm scared to use this amazing palette too much
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kellsmuneoka
HALL OF FAMER kellsmuneoka / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ooh, sorry my mistake! I saw it like 5 days ago and I spaced. "This book is not for sale. Each powder will be sold individually in a pan as a refill. These pans work in ... see post
Jessy1006
Makeup Forever
If my make up forever HD foundation shade is 128 what shade concealer should I purchase ?
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Jessy1006, I recommend the MAKE UP FOR EVER Full Cover Concealer in Beige 8.  I suggest trying it on in the store first to make sure that it's the best match. :... see post
whitechelsea
contour kit by anastasia beverly hills
I was wondering when the new contour kit by Anastasia was going to hit Sephora stores and if I could get on a waiting list in store now?
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sadi9
sadi9 / FRESH FACE / replied
hi when is Anastasia contour kit will be back in stock in online Sephora stores?   see post
TR95
Q. MUFE Duo Mat vs. Too Faced Amazing Face powder foundation?
Hi! I had a question about these two powder foundations. I have PCOS, so I have EXTREMELYYYY oily skin, large pores, and acne/acne scarring. I don't like wearing liquid foundations, and I've heard good reviews on these two products, but mostly the MUFE Duo Mat, as it had more reviews. Which one of these two products would be better for my oily skin? I currently use the Mac Studio Fix powder plus foundation, and it makes me oily within half an hour, I hate it! 
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annypoo
HALL OF FAMER annypoo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I personally like the MUFE one because it has a matte finish, it has a wider color range, and I feel like the coverage is a little better than the TF. If you're looking ... see post
Khil
Would you please recommend waterproof (beach, pool, swimming) makeup for oily skin
Would you please recommend waterproof (beach, pool, swimming) makeup from foundation or cc cream to eyebrow makeup. I have acne-prone skin, so I want to be careful with what I put on. My skin is oily and tone is medium. I am currently using Clinique's CC cream and Smashbox foundation. Thanks  
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Khil
BEAUTY MAVEN Khil / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
So I went to Sephora and got the following products.  Caudalie divine Oil Make up forever aqua eyeliner Urban decay 24/7 glide-on eye pencil Anastasia brow genius ki... see post
lilahtov
Tom Ford brushes...worth it?
I am being seduced by the cheek and bronzer brushes by Tom Ford, but each is so bleepin' expensive I'm not sure I could justify the price.   Then again, I'm looking for the dreamiest, softest blush brush and all-over face powder brush. Are these what I'm looking for? If not, which one(s) do you prefer?
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DiVWA
BEAUTY MASTER DiVWA / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I have the TF bronzer brush and honestly, I love how soft it is, but to me, it's way too dense to be used for bronzer or powder. Buffing those out, that's a different st... see post
roseyruby2
MAKE UP HD FOREVER SHADE AND CONCEALER
I'm looking to try Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover but the nearest store is kinda far from me. And I want to order it online. I'm currently using make up forever poweder duo 203 and sometimes the bare minerals golden medium. My skin type easily turns pink whenever its hot or after workout.  Please advise which shade should I get for the HD foundation?    Thank you
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roseyruby2
BEAUTY MAVEN roseyruby2 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Hi   So I went to sephora store to get help for skin color match and they said my skin is good for make up forever 127 foundation and 335 spot concealer. However, I fo... see post
Jenzo89
Shade?
Hello! I am currently using BareMinerals Original Foundation in fairly medium. I want to try a Make Up For Ever powder or liquid foundation. Also, I have pink undertones- cool skin tone, oily skin. Which shade would I be? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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hannasilkwood
BEAUTY BUFF hannasilkwood / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I have used both products and I can definitely say it will be a big change if you start using MUFA HD Foundation. Its made with HD video in mind and is a very thick/comp... see post
Amanda6503
Foundation + Acne Question
Hello! My name is Amanda, and I needed a little advice on foundation. Since I have acne prone sensative skin I normally do not wear liquid foundation.  I usually wear a Maybelline powder as the main base on my face. I previously used Revlon's foundations and they broke me out like crazy! Now, I am interested in Bareminerals new liquid foundation.  I'm hoping that since it's my Bareminerals, it will be gentle on the face. Has anyone had any bad experinces with breaking out from this? Or any recommendations on foundations that haven't caused acne in general? Thanks!!
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jemly
BEAUTY WHIZ jemly / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
oh andy, i had someone do that at MAC to me about longwear lipsticks.  see post
taynicshel
Best foundation for me for my wedding day?
I am getting married in april and want a good quality foundation to wear that will last all day and will still look good in pictures. I want a foundation that is NOT a powder. I tend to have somewhat oily skin and have blemishes that I need covered. I also have somewhat sensitive skin. I also need it to be somewhat reasonably priced. I cannot spend more than $45 on it. I would LOVE it if you could give me multiple examples. Please help!
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beauty4ashes
HALL OF FAMER beauty4ashes / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The best part is that LANCÔME Teint Idole Ultra 24H doesn't look like your wearing a mask.   see post
sarawphung
Estee Lauder Double Wear
Hi There - I'm currently using the estee lauder double wear foundation in Ecru 1n2, however I realize now its too light for my skin tone. I did the color IQ in sephora back in January and was matched to 1Y07, and i found that the estee lauder match to that code was Fresco 2C3. Just by looking at the Fresco shade i know it might be too pink for my skin tone. I am definitely neutral even though I find the veins in my wrists quite blue. My face has some pink undertone but id like to match my foundation to my neck and it is definitely more neutral and not pink. Looking for suggestions on what shades you might think would work for me? I understand the "7" is a medium shade. I was looking at the desert beige 2n1, or the dawn beige 2w1 or the rattan 2w2. thank you!!
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lalating
What shade should I use for hourglass immaculate liquid powder foundation
I am currently using fairly light for bare mineral and radiant for perfekt foundation. So what shade should I use for hourglass?
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TrysBeautyItems
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
According to Sephora Color IQ, Perfekt's CC matches Hourglass in Honey - a touch lighter is Light Beige   sephora.com/color-iq     As for BE which version? Original... see post
Rin418
Color match question
I currently wear Bare Minerals original in fairly medium. I want to try Too Faced new foundation powder the one infused with the cocoa powder. I love everything they make with it... Bronzers, eyeshadow palette. Anyway, what color would most match my bare minerals color??
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Rin418
BEAUTY WHIZ Rin418 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
That was the color I was leaning towards as well. I went to Sephora and they don't have it yet to test it out. I will order the light/medium and try it out. If it's no g... see post
blackunicorn
Guerlain Meteorite + talc
So tomorrow, I was going to buy Lingerie de Peau & try the Meteorite in stores to see if I like them enough to buy them. BUT, I think I took for granted that because this is such a high end product, it did not contain talc. But it does! I am shocked. I'm not paying 60+$ for some pretty pearls made of talc.    Is this just me or what? I never had problem with talk, and I wouldn't mind it too much if it was a 25$ powder, but for the price I'm paying, it better be talc free. Is is just me or if sometimes, luxury brands are a little behind in terms of ingredients and all?   What are your thoughts?
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bratknits
HALL OF FAMER bratknits / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
There is no risk of lung cancer with cosmetic talc, period. see post