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dollface131313
new crease shadow brush
so i used to use the mac 217 and i remember liking that brush, about 2 years ago i lost it somewhere and i picked up the sephora classic crease shadow brush #73 . Its decided to crap out on me and is actually hurting my eyelids when i'm using it . Any reccomedations on a new one? I'd like to spend $20 or under maybe a little more for something amazing that will last me a few more years. Ps i wash and care for my brushes often 
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nathaliew
BEAUTY BOSS nathaliew / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Just a thought... I have the sephora 73 crease brush and had the same problem....the bristles got "sharp" after a few washes. For me all it took was to rub a little bit ... see post
FlawlessLolita
Rusting rose salve tin can?
I own a tin can of rose salve(made out of petroleum jelly) from Bath and Body. I owned it for a while but there is orange stuff in there. Is it rusting???????
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heartsmyface
BEAUTY PRO heartsmyface / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Okay, I just looked this up. Mold spores can't establish themselves in petroleum jelly so my ulterior theory wax incorrect as well as yours that it is rust. Petroleum je... see post
HookedOnBeauty2
Sigma brush dilemma
I desperately need your advice ladies. For days I have been going back and forth from what brushes to order to where to buy them from.   One thing is for sure.....I want the F80 brush.   Options to purchase at:   Sigma site - shipping is about $9 and there's a 10% discount code plus a free gift over $30 spent.    Amazon - free shipping over $35. Even though the item is from an authorized seller, I was reading reviews that they may be dupes   Charmiss which is a store in Jersey that carries Sigma but it's a bit over an hour away.   Im thinking I should just order from Sigma and get a few more brushes since the S&H is the same and I won't place more than one order.   Sigma Kabuki Kit has the F80 brush plus 4 others and I was thinking about the Synthetic Precision 4 piece set. It's on sale for $45 but I'm. It sure if I can actually use them as eye brushes.   Sorry for the lengthy thread but I'm having such a difficult time deciding   which doesnt happen offen
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divagirl90
BEAUTY GURU divagirl90 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I brought the Jaclyn Hill Expert Beauty box from Sigma's website (you can find it if you google "jaclyn hill sigma box"). It includes the F80 and 6 more of their popular... see post
weeeeweeeeeee
Spot cleaning vs Deep cleaning?
I've noticed a few threads on how to clean brush and whatnot, and in them, deep cleaning and spot cleaning is mentioned. Sooooo can anyone explain the difference? Isn't cleaning a brush cleaning it?
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heatherbee
BEAUTY GURU heatherbee / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
You'll be amazed (and disgusted!) and what all comes out of your brushes when you deep clean them.  I especially enjoy cleaning my foundation brush.  Proper cleaning wil... see post
lizzyxr
best liquid foundation with no spf and good for combination skin
Prom is right around the corner and I desperately need to find a foundation that is good for taking pictures! I tried looking at some at target and ulta, but can't find one that I like so if anyone can help me, that would be great! 
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY SAVANT andyhtrieu / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
There is only one foundation that I can recommend and guess what? It's the NARS Sheer Glow. It look absolutely amazing in photos. It has medium to full coverage and look... see post
cp2129
FYI: Kat Von D Liquid Lipstick Back in Stock
I went to return something to my local Sephora, and they had all the Kat Von D Liquid Lipsticks back in stock. They're not available online yet, but they aren't gone forever!!
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annypoo
BEAUTY GURU annypoo / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Thanks  for the info! see post
kellsmuneoka
love hate relationship with OCC Liptars
Hi ladies, I'm wondering if anyone else has the same problem as I do with the liptars? They're so pigmented, long lasting, and the colors are amazing , but it's so messy! It's so hard to put on sometimes and you really have to be patient in my opinion. It's also really drying so I'm trying to decide if it's worth the hassle.  xoxo, Kelly
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IAmLadyLiterary
BEAUTY BOSS IAmLadyLiterary / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I have heard from a Sephora SA that the new Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipsticks are comparable to the OCC lip tars in pigmentation but they are a lot more hyd... see post
dollface131313
meteorites sample the other day
so i got an email the other day for a delux sample of the guerlain meteorits sample the other day i was so thrilled because i wanted to try this . I could go in the store and try it on but the idea of getting to play with it was much better lol . I went to check out with the code the next day and it was expired already. Does anyone know if i can get these in store or is it gone forever lol 
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dollface131313
BEAUTY BOSS dollface131313 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
thanks girls ! i feel a little better about it . also sorry i missed the thread that was already on this i feel like a dumb dumb now lol  see post
jshow5
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette without Primer
Has anybody contacted Hourglass and/or received a response about the missing mini primer? When I ordered my palette, it was included in the description on their website. I checked when I heard rumors it was missing in packages and it looks like it was removed from the description at some point (after many orders were placed). I think Sephora removed that part before it went live so at least they were upfront about what we're getting in the mail.  That mini-primer pushed me over the edge and got me to order the kit because it added value to $45 worth of product for $58 (plus value for the different shades available I guess). Plus, I really like my primer and would have liked a travel size for when I visit my family this weekend. 
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mpolansky
HALL OF FAMER mpolansky / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'd call them. I've had a couple less than pleasant conversations (this is putting it nicely) with Hourglass customer service about this palette. Honestly, I urge people... see post
autumnbeauty
What makeup would look good for a light pink prom dress and pale skin?
HelloCoffee
HALL OF FAMER HelloCoffee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi! If you told us a few more details, such as hair color and eye color (and what jewelry you plan to wear) we can help you even better!   So far, I would suggest a sh... see post
lulupiee
Whats the hype..??
about ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS Contour Kit ?
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JayReed
BEAUTY PRO JayReed / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I am one of the crazies so I will try to justify the case..haha   I do makeup on the side for senior portraits, special occasions, PROM's, and just started some bridal... see post
urbandecaybabe
Face, neck, and chest are different colors...how to match?
Hi all! Sorry I haven't been around lately. Life got in the way. Anyway.   Summer is coming up, and the inevitable wearing of fewer clothing items, which means chest will be showing.   My problem is this: My face is pink, my neck is a darker yellow, and my chest matches my face (pinker and lighter). I've heard that you'd want to match summer foundation to your chest, so there isn't an obvious color difference. Thing is, there's a color difference even if my foundation matches my chest. My neck won't cooperate at all, so I have a foundation line at my jaw.   tl;dr If a foundation matches my face and chest, it won't match my neck.   I'm not sure what to do in this situation, so any advice would be appreciated.
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weeeeweeeeeee
BEAUTY GURU weeeeweeeeeee / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Oh thank goodness I am not alone!! I have a similar issue so whenever I do my face, I take my brush and powder my neck and chest lightly with what I have on my face.  see post
RMOR86
Lets Talk...Drug Store Makeup
I've been such a slave to Sephora & Ulta that I no longer own any drug store makeup. I'm on a tight budget right now so therefore I must downgrade on a few items. What are you favorite drug store or department store makeups? Eyeliners/Mascaras/Gloss/Eyeshadow...anything...Th anks!
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mberteig
HALL OF FAMER mberteig / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Wet n Wild 8 pan eyeshadow palettes, I really like these and the quality is very good.   Jordana mascara (in the black tube with the purple writing) is very volumizing... see post
fluffymuha
Odorless make-up removing wipes - do they exist?
Has anyone come across make-up removing wipes that don't have a smell to them? I've tried nearly every Neutrogena wipe out there (as well as Olay, etc.) and all of them seem to have perfumes in them.  It's not a huge problem for me as my skin doesn't break out because of this, but I just personally would prefer to not have my skin smell like pink buttfruit every time I try and clean my face. Any recommendations? 
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heatherbee
BEAUTY GURU heatherbee / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I'm still laughing at pink buttfruit lol see post
msperfect
Going out there with......BOLD!!!!!
What makeup do you put on days when you just feel out there? In other ways, what bold makeup do you put on random or planned days? Do you experiment on your eyes, lips or cheeks?
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calamityjane85
HALL OF FAMER calamityjane85 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Eyes... I usually hit up this thread: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Eyes/Eyeshadow-inspiration/m-p/1107477#M11113 I will use extra fancy falsies and do some fun color... see post
chocopudding
Makeup and working out
I've seen women who can wear a full face of make up while working out - foundation, eyeliner, everything! I wouldn't wear any myself, because I frankly sweat like a pig and looking pretty/decent/presentable/human is probably the last thing on my mind, but I do marvel the ladies who can look so put together even when they're running or doing reps.   I'm really curious how their makeup stays put. I can barely get my eyeliner to stay even when I'm not exercising and not end up with raccoon eyes! :/ (I'm a totally new makeup noob, btw....)   Any workout goddesses want to share their secrets?
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chocopudding
BEAUTY WHIZ chocopudding / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Thanks for your input! :) Yeah, that's exactly what most people are suggesting here: just a little eyeliner and mascara to perk up the eyes a bit. I do have problems gen... see post
etscore1
What are your favorite "add-on" items to qualify for free shipping?
What are your favorite Sephora items that you add to qualify for free shipping? For simplicity's sake, we'll say items that are $12 or less.
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jellybean917
HALL OF FAMER jellybean917 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I thought this Michael Kors Leg Shine was a joke or something. It sounds really silly. I looked at the product page, but I'd like to know more. How does it work? Will my... see post
laurenkenzie
Brushes
How often should I wash my makeup brushes? 
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emmaclaire
HALL OF FAMER emmaclaire / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You need to shampoo your brushes once per week at the very very minimum - as in, do not go longer than a week between shampoos.  You can do a quick clean (like the MAC q... see post
sp2001
Eonline's definition of very little makeup
Have you seen today's article on Kim Kardashian in Paris wearing 'very little makeup'? I saw it and thought, I can name six products she's using right now, that is not very little makeup.
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lecia1167
HALL OF FAMER lecia1167 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hahahaaa! see post
hadtotryit
Anyone ever accidentally gotten Kat Von D, or other heavy foundation on their Clothes?
I try to be so careful about not getting foundation on my clothes, but I had a major blunder today. Has anyone had success with a product, or cleaning methods, to get foundation out of their clothes? Regular washing did not work. The Lock-It foundation is pretty thick and I dripped/dropped onto my pants, so it's not just a smudge. My pants are chocolate brown so bleach would stain. I'm just hoping I'm not the only one....
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hadtotryit
BEAUTY WHIZ hadtotryit / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
You are always so helpful..... Thank you!   see post
jennilynnnn
ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS CONTOUR
PALETTE IS LIVE!!!
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talinder
HALL OF FAMER talinder / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You would think the person ordering 9 palettes would be flagged as a potential reseller and have the order cancelled. see post
clemon
Going to Tokyo this summer! Makeup/general suggestions please!
I am making a short trip to Tokyo this summer. While a lot of it will be sight seeing, I most definitely will curve out time for shopping. So I just want to hear everyone's suggestions on things worth picking up!   I am am not looking for foundations, concealors or powder (unless it's absolutely amazing, contemplating on Cle de peau concealor which is cheaper there). No eyeshadows either, maybe a few mascaras, liquid eyeliners, lip products and as many blushes/cheek products as I see fit and most certainly brushes. (I want to get some hakuhodo or chikuhodo, but any other suggestions are totally welcome) I would prefer something that's more accessible.   I recall reading about some products that aren't sold outside of Japan (makeup), and I remember making a note to myself that I should get them when I go but I can't seem to remember. Anyone?   So far (just so we don't duplicate) I have my eyes on -Kate mascara base -Kate cream blush (that comes in a jar) -Jill Stuart blush (just because it's so pretty)  -Majorica majorca mascar   Lastly any tips on good stores, getting around, places to see? Any suggestions are highly appreciated!    Last lastly, any other non-makeup related must buys?    Thanks tons!   
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hackneyfl
BEAUTY PRO hackneyfl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Thanks, naaa I wouldn't order off ebay either! see post
Makeupinfinity
Koh Gen Do mailed samples to me!
I have heard many great things about the KGD foundations.  The only drawback is that none of the Sephora locations near me (Canada) carry this brand.  I didn't want to purchase without testing for compatibility, shade, etc.  So I wrote to KGD and they were nice enough to mail some samples of their Moisture Foundation, Aqua Foundation, (in 5 shades) and some skin care samples to address my dry, acne prone skin.  They delivered beyond my expectations.  I was only looking to find my foundation shade.  But ended up receiving a bunch of samples to help with my skin issues as well.  I'm truly happy with all the skin care samples I get to try out tonight.   I may have to break my no-buy commitment          
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Makeupinfinity
BEAUTY WHIZ Makeupinfinity / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Hi Tehprincessjenn, I just sent them an e-mail at contact@kohgendocosmetics.com That was it, they did the rest. see post
GlamMomAngel
urban decay ink for eyes
so after swatting urban decay's newest pen liner i was super excited!!  The felt tip is perfect and the liner is SUPER black.  after having it for about  days & using it maybe 3 times......THE LINER DRIED OUT!   I could not believe this!! It was perfect while it lasted =/ better than my HG Stila pen liner.  Im so upset by it.  i did take it back.  It gave the perfect wing liner too =(
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aviscardi
HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
i didn't get to swatch it in person. But i know what you mean about the cap. I have the mini stila pen, and while i loved it , the tip eventually bent see post
weeeeweeeeeee
BuzzFeed nailed it. Reasons to hate makeup.
  I feel like I should add that BuzzFeed aims to entertain. This video is for pure laughter.
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itscarin
HALL OF FAMER itscarin / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I know I can't relate to the video at all.  Where does blush go?  Where ever it looks best.  We're all big girls -- use your judgment!  Makeup burns your eyes?  Don't pu... see post
BrittaNicole
what is a good contour and/or highlight for deep skin tones?
JayReed
BEAUTY PRO JayReed / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I have used MAC's blush in the color Blunt to contour for deeper skin tones. It looks very natural for that color range! see post
weeeeweeeeeee
What do you do with leftover makeup?
I have a little bit of BareMinerals Foundation left that I do not want to use anymore, but I have no idea what I should do with it. Toss it out seems like a waste, but I really have no use of it, nor does anyone around me. Same with the Mineral Veil. Any genius ideas? I know y'all BTers here have amazing ideas for practically everything.    
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quixotic
BEAUTY BOSS quixotic / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I used to treat my loose mineral foundation like white paint - great to add to other colors that needed toned down.  I had a couple of loose mineral eye shadows that wer... see post
Vanessa69
How do you like this look?
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Everyone,   I am closing this thread.   Thanks. see post
tessie84
Best Travel/All-in-One Makeup Palette??
I've been looking for a all-in-one makeup palette for travel, but it seems they sell out pretty fast (or aren't replenished often). Ideally, I want something with a blush, mascara, eyeliner, a lip color, and a few eye shadows. (I'm not really focusing on the foundation since most of these palettes are for lighter skin than mine.) Suggestions?
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Biedazzle
BEAUTY BUFF Biedazzle / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I agree about the UD Face Case. I have shattered and anarchy and I love them both. They fit perfectly in a purse or basically anything and the quality is great.  see post
MzDedeInAz
Good Morning :)
So I have recently died my hair lighter and I cant get in for touch up's as often as I want, So I was wondering if anyone has tried these root concealer's and have you had good result's with them?
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MzDedeInAz
BEAUTY PRO MzDedeInAz / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I did hear it was difficult to use and messy. I guess I will just try and get in to the salon more often.          I'm great Loretta55 and hope you are as well. :) see post