So I'm 19 and about to be a sophomore in college. I only know how to use lipstick and even my mother hates it (not that I'm concerned about it). But the problem is, I don't know who to go to or where to go to or how to start. Whether I should start out small with tinted moisturizer or something else. I've been watching youtube videos but Im more of a kinetic learner. Plus I do need help since I want to pick out just a shade lighter than my skin tone. I just want to start out simple and look natural. Also if I were to walk in to Sephora, how would I be assisted? Any help is appreciated!
Ok Guys - need some help! My favorite foundation of all time is nowhere to be found at the moment and I'm hoping it's just because it's a fluke. Searching for Guerlain Lingerie de Peau in Beige Pale - #01. I've checked most major retailers online and I cannot find it. Any ideas?
Hello everyone! I recently purchased a matte foundation palette (Ben Nye to be specific), since I am starting out on my makeup artist career. I had such high expectations from this product! When I tried it on myself last night, it looked TERRIBLY bad. I was SO disappointed, and still feel like this. It looked VERY dry on my skin, it looked cakey, was hard to blend...just terrible. I'm only sorry I spent so much $ on this product. Any recommendations on how to make it smoother rather than dry, or any other foundation recommendations for all skin types? HELP!
Help I have dry combination skin, I use a good serum, moisturizer, hourglass mineral veil primer, setting powder and setting spray as well and no matter what I do, I can't prevent my foundations from oxidizing I've tried all ranges of foundations - from highend to drugstore and from moisturizing creamy ones to dry matte ones.. UD naked, EL double wear, GA lasting silk, Nars sheer glow, Toofaced born this way, etc all are at least 2 shades darker about 4 hours later
I need help finding a powder/bb cream/foundation for school! I'm fair with combo-oily skin (oily in t-zone, normal/dry with KP on cheeks). I want something that feels lightweight but lasts all day with my crazy skin. I also want something that will be natural looking---I stick to light neutral looks for everyday occasions, and my school allows only modest makeup (no neon yellow eyeshadow or black lipstick). As far as acne, I have very minor blemishes/blackheads, but redness is somewhat of a concern for me, mostly on my cheeks. I'd appreciate recommendations on face products (foundations, primers, concealers, powders, etc.) from Sephora, the drugstore, MAC, or even other stores! I just want something comfortable and nice-looking
I have two tones in my face. The more prominent one is that pale olive colour on my cheeks. Everything looks too orange or pink on me. What would be best for me. Shade 1 or 1.5? I'm not ghostly white btw. But pretty pale. For reference, NC15 is my shade in Mac Prolongwear concealer and I consider it a little light for my skin. But I rather light than too dark. Which NC20 is.
I have tried to all the things I can think of to get foundation to properly stay on my skin and not flake off in the dry spots or look cakey in the oily spots. How do you properly apply foundation to these areas to make it look like a smooth application. I do exfoliate and blot the oily areas best I can before applying and after I take the make up off. Please help!
I have combination skin: dry on my cheeks and very oily on my t-zone, especially because it is really humid where I live. My foundation stays put all day everywhere on my face, but on my nose, especially on the creases on the sides of my nostrils. I have been using Estee Lauder Double Wear lately and it controls my oil the best, and I have even tried mattifying primers with UD's Deslick setting spray. This all helps with the oiliness, but my foundation still breaks up/creases on the sides of my nose. I also set my foundation with the Laura Mercier setting powder, could I be using too much? How can I stop this from happening? :/ Also, any tricks for preventing your eyeglasses from rubbing off your foundation?
I recently went to Sephora and bought NARS foundation, Becca color corrector and too faced born this way concealer along with Dr Brandt primer. I was looking for coverage to hide hyperpigmentation and rosacea I am not happy with the coverage or products. Is there another color corrector and foundation/concealed that can be recommended? what should I do? make another appointment.
Around my nose, and chin is where it gets dry and flaky. After applying foundation I can see my foundation being sinked into my pores on my nose. My chin has a couple pimples and I can see dry outlined circles. I tried using a moisturizer along with a face primer and that didn't help, but with a light concealer over my blemishes it looks cakey . Any ideas or tips?
I am currently using Guerlain Lingerie foundation. I have combo with oily t-zone. Problem I have noticed is the Guerlain just does not wear well in the heat. I use the Urban Decay pore primer on my t-zone and too faced hangover primer on my cheeks. The foundation seems to break up on my t-zone quite badly. Even with setting with Laura Mercier translucent setting powder. Any suggestions for a new foundation during the summer months? I am wanting medium to slight full coverage. And long lasting. Or suggestions for different primer(s) to use?
I'm going to post a picture of me without makeup. Because hey, I love makeup, but I'm also working on embracing my face au naturel, too. None of this "I'm not wearing makeup" when you're wearing a tinted moisturizer, brown mascara, and have a slight flush to your cheeks and lips. I'm talking no makeup AT ALL (No, not even clear lip balm). This is me, about 10 minutes out of the shower. Anyone else brave enough?
So I'm turning 18 in October and for my birthday present I would like permission from my parents to wear makeup (I don't even want makeup for my birthday I just want PERMISSION.) My parents are the stereotypical strict Asian parents. They are very controlling over everything I do including what I wear, how my hair needs to be done, etc. So basically how they want me to look like. Makeup is strictly forbidden so far but I have an obsession with it. I've been sneaking my makeup in school and wearing it there then take it off when I come home. By doing this for years I am now pretty experienced with it and have done every technique possible on my face. Now you're probably thinking that I'm 18 and I'll be an adult and they have to give me leeway. However in the Asian culture, it is VERY different because you get to do what you want when you move out and/or married. The number 18 means nothing and they still see me as a 12 year old. I just went to prom recently and even my mom didn't allow me to wear any makeup besides a little lipstick. I am mature though, I do my chores around the house, I do my homework, I definitely do not party or drink or smoke. It's just they are very controlling (way more than American parents) and yell at me for everything. I understand they care but sometimes there are limits. Anyways besides my rambling... So how should I talk to them about wanting to wear makeup when I'm 18? Obviously I'm still going to be under their roof and when I wear makeup I am not going to cakeface (never did). I'll just do natural bb cream, tightlining, neutral shadows, and a lip tint...just to accentuate my features and look cute and confident. Please help and thank you!
Hello! I just got the Josie Maran foundation and It has a very glowy finish. I have dry skin so I love this foundation-- its so hydrating, but I would like to get a powder to set it. I have very dry skin, so I've never found a powder that's worked for me, it always ends up looking cakey or dry. I've tried to Laura Mercier loose setting powder because everyone seems to love that one, but that one is too dry as well. Any suggestions??? let me know!! thanks guys
hi everyone, i need a dewy perfect look but my skin behave oily at normal days but when i apply makeup it look dry and patchy i want dewy luminizing perfect look as celebrities which foundation and product and color should i choose
Hi! I hope someone can help me out with this. I want to try the Marc Jacobs Remarcable Foundation. I live in Holland so I would have to guess the shade. I have tried a few Foundations so maybe someone knows what I should do. Foundation and shade: Estee lauder double wear maximum coverage 1N3 creamy vanilla : Love the shade but a bit to yellow for me. And a little bit to dark (just a tiny bit) Estee Lauder double wear maximum coverage 2C5 creamy tan : A bit to dark and to pink Clinique beyond perfecting shade Alabaster : This one matches me the best but still a bit to neutral. Kat von D nr. 47 : A bit to dark and to neutral. Needs more yellow. I am debating between the nr. 12 and 14 from marc jacobs. Hope someone can help me! xxx from Holland