Face
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
vegchililover78
Need some help on picking a concealer shade.
I'd like to try Cover FX Creme Concealer, but I don't have time to swing into the store. Currently I'm using Cover FX Mineral Pressed Powder in shade N30. I'm leaning toward shade N Medium in the concealer. Seeking advice...thoughts, tips....should I go lighter with the concealer?
see post
weeeeweeeeeee
mineral powder brush vs powder brush?
Is there a difference between a "regular" powder brush and a mineral powder brush? My Real Technique Powder brush is really scratchy so I am looking for a new one. Will a mineral powder brush pick up non-mineral powders? AND will a non-mineral powder brush pick up mineral powders? 
see post
TheSocialQuota
BEAUTY SAVANT TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
When was the last time you conditioned the brush after it was washed? see post
MKVic
Skin Tone from Color IQ
I've been trying to find out what my skin tone is. I've been told by different people that I'm combination, golden, warm, and even Olive. I did the color iq today and I got 3Y08. Can this # tell me what my skin tone is?
see post
TheSocialQuota
BEAUTY SAVANT TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
MKVic, the Y in your code would indicate you are in the yellow-neutral category. This would be more obvious to tell which way you lean if you could compare your own skin... see post
saini
makeup
hey guys i m really into maakeuppppp i love makeup from sephora.... i m using Kaat van d foundation which is really good i want to try HD forever makeup can someone tell me if it is a good foundation or no? also i want to get microdermabression done is it good fr skin or no?
see post
fluffymuha
Which would you choose?
If you only had money enough to buy one, which would you choose between the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Palette & the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette?
see post
Masaya
BEAUTY PRO Masaya / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Blush see post
weeeeweeeeeee
Mixing two primers together?
HIHI! As some of you know, I jumped on the Estee Lauder Band Wangon and tried the double wear. But I am having issues with my primer. I like using a green primer (MUFE) to counteract my redness and CoverFX mattifying primer to keep me matte. Does mixing two primers work less effectively? AND would it be too heavy?
see post
weeeeweeeeeee
HALL OF FAMER weeeeweeeeeee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I think I will just mix the two together. I dont have enough time in the morning to use them separately.. I will report back tomorrow to see how it holds up. Its going t... see post
ClaireCh
illuminizer
Hello ! Anyone would recommand an illuminizer for oily skin?   Thank you
see post
lillyjumper
BEAUTY MASTER lillyjumper / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I will also second the Hourglass powders! I am going to order a Becca highlighter soon, so hopefully I love it!     Also, the light colors in the Anastasia highlig... see post
lillyjumper
Primer for Oily/Acne Prone skin
I would love face primer recommendations! I have tried Makeup Forever's primer, which did nothing, Smashbox original (which broke me out like crazy!) and the Laura Mercier, which is ok, but did little to nothing for the long wear help of my face makeup.      I don't know a lot about ingredients in primers, but I am pretty sure that the silicones in the Smashbox was the ingredient that broke me out.    I use a smashbox pressed powder and Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation!
see post
lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, LillyJumper!   Check out the responses in the below thread for primer suggestions in varying formulations:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Oily/Primer-for-oily... see post
Renrengoesrawr
Similar foundation to Kat Von D in terms of formula
 it works, but with summer ending and my summer "tan" (if you can call it that) fading, I don't know what to do. I know I won't be able to find a match in her foundation line with my lighter complexion but the formula is perfect for my skin. It sits matte and lets my natural oil give me a slightly dewy- NATURAL LOOKING skin glow. I love the coverage and how it smooths out all my weirdly shaped pores, and it works with my Smashbox primer. My only gripe which I was able to look past is sometimes it smells like doritos and you have to work fast with it.  Current color IQ is #3Y03 In other words, I'm looking for a full (I mean I don't want to see my actual face full) coverage foundation that works best with combo-oily skin that is similar in texture and formula to Kat Von D's. (Preferably with packaging that allows you to get all of the product...) 
see post
harrypotterfan6
BEAUTY WHIZ harrypotterfan6 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
The tarte amazonian clay foundation is similar in texture & formula to KVD...it's very thick and mousse-like in texture. see post
redhead43050
Face Powder
I am looking for a fuller coverage  face powder to wear over a liquid foundation. I have tons of freckles, I am a nurse so work long hours so it also needs to be long wearing. I love the coverage of liquid and powder together. The problem is that recently my go to powder was discontinued. It was a drugstore brand. I have tried Clinique and it gives me a cakey look. I am not adverse to wearing only a liquid foundation but I don't want it to settle in my lines and again I want a full coverage. Any help would be appreciated.
see post
RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi redhead43050!   My favorite powder is Becca's Perfect Skin Mineral Powder Foundation. I will set my liquid foundation with this and sometimes I will wear it on it... see post
Lexer1
What's your favorite concealer for someone with combo/oily skin and wants full coverage?
TrysBeautyItems
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Do you want for under eye or to use on spots?   IT cosmetics bye bye under eye can be used where needed, it's thick, stays put, and only a little bit is needed.   Se... see post
carrieloulou
Tell me about your favorite dewy finish foundation?
Winter is almost here and I definitely need to switch to a foundation with a dewier finish.  Last winter I used Japonesque Luminous and it was fine...not as dewy as I would have liked.     So, do you have a fave?  Tell me about it!  It doesn't matter if it can't be found at Sephora and cost is not a big concern.     I need to get to a Dior counter to get a sample of Star. But I've read that it may be more matte than I'd like. 
see post
ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
When I want dewy, I mostly use Armani Silk, or I go with Estee Lauder's Double Wear Glow All Day BB Cream (which has actually really good coverage). see post
TyHenriques
Looking for a colour similar to MAC NC45 but with a yellow undertone by Makeup forever
I haven't used any other foundation/concealer other than NC45 by MAC and their foundation that comes in numbers (No7). It's always been a little bit too dark for me and I literally have to blend it into my chest and all sorts! I was looking at Makeup Forever foundation in the colour 170 Caramel because I have more of a yellow undertone, and was wondering if anyone would you recommend this colour for me? I'm also buying from the UK so really don't want to have to send it back.  Thank you!
see post
talinder
HALL OF FAMER talinder / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Agreed; 173 in HD will have you singing hallelujah. You will be upset with yourself for tolerating MAC's orangeness for so long. see post
KJ1000
Which shade am I in the Yves Saint Laurent LE TEINT TOUCHE ÉCLAT foundation? IM NC42 MAC
mrsbaine
HALL OF FAMER mrsbaine / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm NC45 and use B70; you probably need the shade right under that one.  see post
Tashaj05
Laura Mercier Tibted moisturizer
I am mixed race....White/black. What Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer would be best for me? My complexion is lightly tanned. I have never worn tinted moisturizer before 
see post
lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Tasha!   Unfortunately, without seeing you in person or having a photo taken in good lighting to reference, trying to recommend a shade going off descriptors may n... see post
irina101
Sunday Riley Tinted Primer
I have been using Laura Mercier Foundation Primer - Hydrating for years and would like to try the Sunday Riley Tinted Primer. How does this compare to Laura Mercier.
see post
boobooooo
IT GIRL boobooooo / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
Hi, I absolutely love the Sunday Riley Tinted Primer! I use it in the light color. In fact, I have two more bottles stocked up!   I love this product because it works ... see post
fiola
moisturizer so makeup don't get dark
Hi all =)  I tried finding previous topic on this but unable to so any link to previous post or if you have answer will be greatly appreciated ^__^     My face is really dry right now so I started to wear moisturizer and/or oil under my primer.  I tried several combination with different result: -  moisturizer (caudalie lip and eye and ole henriksen truth creme/ origin day ginzing), smahbox primer, bb cream, then smashbox powder.  I find using thosse moisturizer makes my face darker than it was before, resulting in my neck being much lighter than my face (so no good =I) - tarte oil, smahbox primer, bb cream, then smashbox powder.  Using this, my face so much streak it's not even funny.Applying powder makes it better but I spend so much time trying to get my bb cream to blend from the ugly streaks =(     With winter coming, I know there will be time to use moisturizer under makeup.  Do you guys have any recommendation for moisturizer that won't change the color of my makeup?  I'm pretty happy with my makeup routine right now but any recommendation for anything that should be change would be appreciated.    Thanks =)
see post
fiola
BEAUTY BUFF fiola / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Nice! I think I will try that and see if it still oxidize.  Thanks! see post
rickirox908
foundation breaking apart!
i have combination skin and wen i put on foundation it breaks apart by my forhead i exfoliate regularly and moisturize how can i prevent this and is there a foundation that wont break apart?
see post
jemly
BEAUTY PRO jemly / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
rickirox, i'm going to add a little more to my suggestions below. you've mentioned you have very dry skin (and are using products for very dry skin) but also have acne. ... see post
taylorjeneva
Color matching help for Kat von D foundation
I'm trying to color match myself to purchase Kat Von D's Lock it foundation online. Unfortunately going in-store isn't an option for me as the nearest Sephora is several hours away. I wear an NW13 in MAC and a 1.0 in Urban Decay's Naked foundation. Any advice?
see post
beauty4ashes
HALL OF FAMER beauty4ashes / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
MAC I can wear NC15 or NW15 depending on the concealer or foundation winter vs. summer. Winter I wear KVD 46 Light(Ivory-Cool undertones) & this summer I wore KVD 48 Li... see post
lillyjumper
Blush: Enabler/Color help!
I am looking at getting the Becca pressed highlighter in Opal (since I am very pale), and am also looking at getting a new blush.   What are all of your favorite brands/blushes?   I am Estee Lauder DW 1n1, have medium brown hair and blue eyes so if any of you can give any color suggestions for me, that would be very helpful as well!     thank you all in advanced!   -amanda
see post
lillyjumper
BEAUTY MASTER lillyjumper / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I do want to try out a few of their products, so will totally check that out! see post
Motanner
Makeup forever color matching
I have used Makeup Forever HD foundation in #135 Vanilla . I really want to try the Mat Velvet and the Pro finish Multi-use powder but I need help deciding which colors would resemble the #135 Vanilla. I have light to medium skin with pink undertones. Please advise! Thanks so much!
see post
Motanner
Motanner / NEWCOMER / replied
thanks again! see post
EmilyMcGreevy
What is the best full coverage foundation?
Skin Type: Oily.  Color: Usually around Ivory, im pretty white. I have been through many foundations, Recently i bought Makeup Forever Mat Velvet + matifying in Ivory and i hate it. I feel like after two hours it makes me look oily. It is just unattractive. It goes on flawlessly though, which is what i am looking for. I need a full coverage foundation for Oily skin. I do have acne and freckles, so it needs to be able to cover that up.  I have been thinking about the YSL foundation, their new one, but it is so expensive. For primer i use my Hourglass Primer which is amazing!  Any suggestions!?
see post
ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Hi, Emily, I agree with lachaton with regard to over-hauling your skincare before switching your foundation.   There are so many reasons our skin produces too much oil... see post
slfang
Bareminerals Blemish Remedy Foundation
I was wondering when will ALL the shades be available for the new bareminerals blemish remedy foundation in stores?
see post
puglover05
beauty blender and KVD foundation
Does anyone have any tips for applying the KVD foundation? I finally broke down and bought a beauty blender. When I did the bouncing or stippling it seemed to just cause the foundation to cake. I love this foundation but I swear it is so moody sometimes when applying. Any tips?
see post
LarissaLaDonna
BEAUTY WHIZ LarissaLaDonna / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Mixing it with primer or face lotion sheers it out and helps to blend it out. Or you could use Mac's fix plus to spray on your brush and than apply it. I find that, it w... see post
ballerinagrl
BRAND BECCA - WHAT'S GOOD? HOW DOES QUALITY COMPARE TO OTHER SIMILARLY PRICED BRANDS?
I'm liking the look of eyeshadows and powders especially, so I'm looking for reviews - the good, the bad, and the ugly - please?   Thanks in advance!
see post
ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Well my skin color is just weird due to being mixed race, so I've really had to experiment a lot over the past 20 years to figure out what works and what doesn't. SA's a... see post
sammy1430
BE Illuminating veil vs. Becca Moonstone
I currently use all BE products.  I use the original veil, BUT noticed the Illuminating veil.  I did a quick swatch, and though it looked glittery, when swipped on my hand, it didn't.  I already have the Becca Moonstone, which I just purchased about 2 months ago and for $38 isn't exactly cheap.  But I am still drawn to this illuminating veil.  I know the illuminating veil is all over, and my becca I just highlight with.  So my question is, has anyone tried these 2 and which do you prefer.
see post
notcreative
1920s look
I am going to a Bat Mitzvah with a Great Gatsby Theme tomorrow.  I went to a vintage shop and bought some open toed sandal type heels, a black maxi dress and even some jewelry (yes, I am going to wear jewelry).  It is silver toned (the gold looked too gaudy) with pearls, of course.   Any ideas on hair and makeup?  I am definitely going to do red polish and lipstick (have not picked the actual lipstick yet but am thinking it should be matte, right)?       I even stopped by Inglot tonight to play and got some eyelash glue (she suggested black over clear) for the false lashes I received in the Glitz and Glam kit.  I've never worn falsies before, so I would appreciate any tips on application or removal please.  
see post
notcreative
HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you.  Until I get around to trying more of my lippies, I can say this is the best red I own.  Neither picture actually does it justice either.  Some other time, I ... see post
SanLy
Finding Foundation shade
Using BOBBI BROWN Long-Wear Even Finish Foundation, warm ivory 2.5, slightly light for me. Which shade matches me YSL Youth Liberator Serum Foundation?
see post
lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
For a comparison, here's images of BB's Warm Ivory:     Here are swatch shades of the YSL Youth Liberator Serum Foundation:     My vote would be for ... see post
marysells
I use Laura Mercier's tinted moisturizer Nude shade.What shade LM silk creme foundation matches?
lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You're welcome! I wish I could have come across the entire line swatched together, but nothing came up for a generic search for it.   Best of luck color matching in st... see post