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Q. what is a good full coverage foundation?
I really want to buy a good full coverage foundation, and would appreciate your suggestions! <3
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hey Etisha2303! I agree with both @ambazinga and @angel7594. Lancome  Teint Idole and Estee Lauder Double Wear are great full coverage foundations. Three more contende... see post
Q. foundation for oily skin
I have extremely oily skin and I'm trying to find a foundation that will keep me matte without looking caky and heavy on my face. The Clinique Stay Matte Oil-Free foundation,  BECCA Ever-Matte Shine Proof Foundation, Tarte Double Duty Beauty Confidence Creamy Powder Foundation,Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation, TESTS LAUDER Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup, and Clinique Superbalanced Silk Makeup sound like they could be good options but I was hoping to get an idea of which is closer to what I'm looking for. 
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HALL OF FAMER angel7594 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi noelleeckman,  I like Lancome Teint Idole Ultra, and Estee Lauder Double Wear. Both provide my skin with a non cakey (or heavy) matte finish that lasts all day. I ha... see post
Q. Color IQ HELP!
Hi guys!   I got Color IQ matched to Y101 a few months ago and I picked out MUFE HD Foundation in shade Y205 (Alabaster). It's a perfect match!   I am looking to try some new foundations. I already own KVD in the wrong shade and I like the full coverage, so I want to try it in a shade that works for me. I also want to try the Urban Decay Naked Foundation. What colors would you suggest in those foundations that are a Color IQ match for Y101?   Thanks!
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi alexabrooke,   Based on your Color IQ # 1Y01, your match in the KVD Lock-It Tattoo Foundation would be the shade Light 42 Neutral! As for the Urban Decay Naked Sk... see post
Q. Tinted Moisturizer WITHOUT Sunscreen/SPF?
Aloha!  I'm looking for a tinted moisturizer WITHOUT a sunscreen in it.     Any and all physical and mineral sunscreens seem to break me out in awful, painful cystic acne.  Chemical sunscreen, on the other hand, plays well with my skin.  I have my own SPF50 sunscreen that I use for sun protection.   Any reccs?  I'm about an NC 20ish, golden undertones, light skin.  Thanks in advance!
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi lostaloha,    Here are a few options for tinted moisturizers without sunscreen. If any item or shades are not currently available, we recommend choosing the email... see post
Q. Highlight
I'm looking for a highlighter that'll make me look like the inside of a seashell. Any suggestions? 
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BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR Tofu / BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR / answered
A. If you're looking for something opalescent, you might like KVD Thunderstruck as a highlighter. It has a mix of golden and pink tones depending on how you turn in the lig... see post
Q. foundation match
I have the same skintone as andrea russett. what shade would I be in the too faced born this way foundation?    
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Q. New Bronzer for Summertime
Hi fellow beauty lovers!    I am looking for a new bronzer for the summer time! I already own benefit by hoola which i love and is my current go to bronzer but I am just looking for something new for the summer! I own Laguna by Nars but feel like I may be allergic to some of the ingredients in it so i am staying clear of it. I also own chocolate by too faced and enjoy using that too sometimes but would like something different. I would prefer something powder rather than liquid as I have oily skin with acne scars/mild blemishes and have been told by my dermatologist to stay away from liquid products. Anything labeled non-comedogenic would be a major plus as well! Basically just looking for a powder bronzer for safe for oily skin! Any recommendations or advice would be greatly appreciated! Thank you so much!   P.S My skin tone/current foundation color is Clearly Pearl in bareMinerals Blemish Remedy Foundation. http://www.sephora.com/bareminerals-blemish-ready- foundation-P388677?skuId=1703016&icid2=D%3Dc6%3Apr ...  
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi @LizH97,   Check out Lancome's Star Bronzer NATURAL GLOW Long Lasting Bronzing Powder. This is a powder bronzer that is non-comedogenic and it gives a very natur... see post
Q. Concealer and Primer
What is the difference between Primer and Concealer?
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HALL OF FAMER studz / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Primer prepares your skin for the makeup application. There are different primers that target different concerns but the main goal is to smooth and even out your skin. I... see post
Q. Foundation for my oily/combination skin?
I have such complicated needs for my foundation. My skin is EXTREMELY oily nearly all over my face, mostly my t-zone. However, around my nostrils, my chin, my lips, and even right below my cheekbones on occasion, I break out in dry patches especially during winter. I was using the Lancome 24 hour foundation, but I found it would just cling to my dry patches and I think it dried them more. Foundations always seem to get so cakey on me, even when I apply a minimal amount, and they break down on my skin. I love a full coverage foundation, I don't have any bad skin issues other than the occasional pimple and some large pores on my cheeks and nose, but I really really like a fully covered flawless face, as if I have an insta filter on.Even a medium but build able foundation can work for me. I am so sick of the holy grail foundation search, please any suggestions
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BEAUTY SAVANT harrypotterfan6 / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / answered
A. Good skincare is associated with good makeup, so I'd prep your skin with a good oil free moisturizer first, then apply a mattifying primer in your t-zone only. For found... see post
Q. Foundation shade
I am currently shade 117 marble in makeup forever foundation HD stick. I want to find the match for the marc jacobs remarcable foundation. Which would be my shade in the marc jacobs foundation?
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi maggsm96,   Your Color IQ is 2Y02, for the Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Stick Foundation, in COLOR 117 = Y225 - Marble. There isn't an exact ... see post
Q. MUFE Foundation Stick?
Hi! I wear Tahoe in Nars All Day Luminous foundation and wanted to try out the Makeup Forever HD Foundation Stick but I wasn't sure what color would be the closest match. I'm a 3y10 in ColorIQ, if that helps.  
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BEAUTY PRO AbbySee / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / answered
A. Hey captaainleese,   I also wear All Day Luminous in Tahoe and consider it to be a perfect color match for my skin. However, I did try three shades of the MUFE stick f... see post
Q. I need help!
I have sensitive skin, but it's extremely oily. I have very fair skin with yellow undertones. Any suggestions on a foundation for me?
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Q. Can the ambient lighing powder (In mood light shade) be used as a setting powder?
I am currently looking for a setting powder, but I already have the Ambient lighting powder in the mood light shade. Can the ambient lighing powder (In mood light shade) be used as a setting powder?
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Q. What product should I used instead of Benefit's some kind-a gorgeous? I loved it, and it's now discontinued.
HALL OF FAMER virgo87 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Milani's Smooth Finish Cream to Powder foundation is a pretty good dupe for it.  see post
Q. I need a fondation :(
i was using the mac prolong foundation but it showed all my dry spots. i believe that i have combination skin because i have dry spots around my lips and nose. The rest is oily. I need a foundation that doesn't show my dry spots but that I don't get so oily. I need help ASAP!
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samii11 / RISING STAR / answered
A. Hey! I used to have this problem and I used Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo foundation, then I used Hard Candy concealer over top (a little goes a long way - too much will loo... see post
Q. Foundation Trouble Help!!!
I have a bit of a situation when it comes to finding a foundation. I have super, extremely dry skin on and around my nose and chin but my t-zone area and upper forehead, almost hairline are are not excessively oily but not dry either. My problem is i cant find a foundation that caters to both types of skin i have. My  preference is something light to buildable or medium coverage and has a decent amount of yellow undertone. I'm willing to invest in something on the higher end because I'm a bit desperate -.-   Any advice and or tips for my problem are a HUGE help!   Thanks!!!
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, AlyGD!   While finding a suitable foundation can make a world in difference in wear, the concerns you've expressed are rooted in skin care causes, so are you curre... see post
Q. Cakey Foundation
I'm hoping someone can help me, It seems like not matter what foundation I use it always ends up looking cakey around my nose, upper lip, and chin area after a couple of hours. I have an oily T-zone but at the same time my skin tends to peal around my nose. I've used many different primers, and have used many foundation. The one I am using right now is Marc Jacobs, and it ends up looking the same as all the other foundations I've tried. I've used brushes and a beauty blender but nothing helps. Can someone please help me?   Thank you!
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chloemae16 / FRESH FACE / answered
A. Do you use a setting spray?   see post
Q. Sheerest BB Cream
I have a lot of freckles, especially during the summer, and I am looking for a very sheer BB cream that will help get rid of skin redness but not cover up my freckles. I was originally told that the Tarte Amazonian Clay BB was the best, but then another person told me that it isn't sheer. What do you recommend?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. HI, Amandarose17!   If you're looking for something very sheer, have you considered a tinted moisturizer? In terms of diminish redness, depending on how severe or prev... see post
Q. foundation i need help
I am currently using the foundation estee lauder in the color tawny and too faced born this way foundation in light beige i need some help finding the right color for me for the Marc Jacobs remarcable foundation 
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BEAUTY PRO LindsayBT / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / answered
A. Hi jocy123,   Those two shades are both 2Y07 on the Color IQ chart, so the best match in the Marc Jacobs would be Bisque Taupe 28.   Hope that helps! ... see post
Q. What colour ABH dipbrow should I buy?
Hi, I'm looking to buy the Anastasia Beverly Hill dip brow but I don't know what colour to get since I am naturally light brown but I have dyed my hair platinum blonde but my eyebrows are still a medium brown colour. Any ideas on what colour I should opt for? Would soft brown be to dark/orangey for my hair/brow colour?
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BEAUTY MAVEN smarie116 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / answered
A. Hi, Neve01 :)    Since your brows are a medium brown color, I'd opt for both Taupe and Soft Brown. Using two colors will help add depth and definition without them loo... see post
Q. Foundation tips?
Recently I've noticed my foundation leaves an extreme patchy cakey finish on my face (not cute whatsoever). I feel like I've tried so many foundations & primers from Sephora and cannot find the perfect combination or foundation for that matter. The primer I've used is too faced hangover and smash box pore minimizer. I've tried bare minerals matte foundation, tarte Amazonian clay, lancome, too faced born this way. NOTHING WORKS!!! I even set my face with a translucent powder and use urban decay make up spray. I'm dry around the corners of my nose, but extremely oiley in my t-zone, especially around the corners of my mouth. If anybody can give me a recommendation on anything I'd really appreciate it!!
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jessimitch / FRESH FACE / answered
A. I have been in the same boat as you, but just recently switched up my routine and figured out the culprits!    First off, the Smashbox pore minimizer primer is SUPER d... see post
Q. Too Faced Peanut Butter and Jelly
Hello Sephora,    I am from Calgary, AB, Canada, and I just want to ask on when is Too Faced Peanut Butter and Jelly coming to Sephora Canada?   Please advise.    Thank you,
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Q. I have a play coming up next week, and need to be my own make-up artist. What is the best foundation to make my skin look flawless under st
HALL OF FAMER nycmle / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. When I perform I almost always use the tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation. I love that the formula magically knows to mattify my t-zone, while leaving... see post
Q. KA Sensual Skin Enhancer- how do you use it?
I've recently just purhcased the Kevyn Aucoin sensual skin enhancer about two weeks ago and am still working with it. I wanna know if you use it as a foundation or concealer, and how you apply it so I can get more ideas and figure out what products/brushes I should use with it. I'm particularly interested in using it as a foundation, but it's a bit tricky. Let me know!
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi MarkieM,   I have recently purchased the Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer as well. I have used it both as a foundation and concealer. I think I prefer this prod... see post
Q. BB and CC cream, whats the difference?
BEAUTY BOSS JustinBT / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. The quick answer is that they both are multi-function products that usually provide sheer coverage (depending on the brand).  The BB stands for Blemish Balm and were ori... see post
Q. HOW TO GET RID OF MAKE UP LINES
I use the urban decay naked foundation 01, i apply it with the beauty blender and I put on neutral setting powered on top! But I still noticed that in natural light my neck doesn't match my face and it's obvious I'm wearing make up due to the change in skin colour between my face and neck and the make up lines under my chin!!! HELP HELP HELP
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JaneanBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Emmy175,   Matching your face to your neck can be tricky as for many people, the skin tone is not the same on face and neck. I typically have to blend my foundati... see post
Q. Urban Decay B6 Complexion Prep Spray
Hello beauty gurus!   I have oily skin in my Tzone area (it doesn't look oily, but makeup slides off within minutes no matter what I do), and I've been looking at the UD B6 complexion prep spray. Will this hold makeup on? Will it prevent makeup from caking up? I've read reviews and just want to be sure about it. The rest of my skin is fairly normal-- only worried about my nose and between my brows. Thanks!
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BEAUTY BUFF lawgal2005 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / answered
A. Unfortunately, I can't offer an answer to your specific question, but I did want to give my experience with the B6 spray - which I love.  I use it at night, after I wash... see post
Q. Marc Jacobs foundation
I use now the Chanel perfection lumber velvet foundation hr 50, I really want to try the Marc Jacobs foundation but because I live in the Netherlands I can't try them anywhere to see which shade is good for me. So has anyone an idea of which shade from the Marc Jacobs foundation is the same as the Chanel perfection velvet hr 50? I have a medium brown skin and a yellow undertone. Can somebody help me?!  
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, Yannick!  itscarin is correct.  Since Sephora doesn't carry Chanel, neither of us can use the Color IQ to help find a foundation shade for you.   I searched on Goo... see post
Q. Foundation
Hi there! How can I prevent my foundation from sliding? I've tried revlon, smashbox, lancome, and urban decay for primers and lancome, dior, maybelline, and clinique for foundations. I have oily skin around my nose, and even setting powder doesn't help. What can I do???
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BEAUTY BOSS JustinBT / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. I've found if you use an oil controlling mattifier before you apply a primer ( i like the Step 1 Skin Equalizer from Make Up For Ever in Mattifying ).  I then use the Al... see post