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Ginger74
Eyeliner Advice??
I've always worn eyeliner on my top and bottom lids. Now that I'm 40, I'm thinking of changing things up a bit. I'm wondering if the liner on my bottom lid is too harsh, too much, you know? That being said, if I don't wear liner on my bottom lash line, I feel like my makeup is incomplete and my eyes just don't look right.  Normally, I use pencil on my bottom lash line, UD's 24/7 to be exact. I've also tried using Clinique's bottom lash mascara, which I like....but to me, it looks a little "off" without liner to go with it. Should I try lining my bottom lash line with eye shadow instead? I'm thinking that might give me a softer look? What about my waterline? If I don't use liner on my waterline, I feel that I look weird.  I've tried pencil, cream, and liquid liner in all different brands. I just want to find a look that will compliment me now that I'm in my 40's. I don't want to wear my eye makeup the way I did in my 20's because it makes me look like I'm trying too hard.....if that makes sense? Anyway.....any advice or tips y'all could send my way would be wonderful!
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Titian06
HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Ginger74!  You don't need to stop lining your bottom lid!  I'm 49; I don't have eyelashes; and until a couple of months ago, I had not used eyeliner in over a decade... see post
jzzbby369
First time using primer with very oily skin
Hi I'm new here.  I'm looking to start using a primer but I've never used that before.  My skin is very oily and usually whithin 2-3 hours my foundation stops working.  My face will start getting oily again.  Or are there any other suggestions to help my makeup last longer and face less oily??
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MargueriteA
MargueriteA / NEWCOMER / replied
The Becca ever matte pore less priming perfecter is unlike any other. The wonderful thing about this primer is that even if you have oily skin, it acts as a shield betwe... see post
Marissa91
DARK CIRCLES?
My dark circles is verrrrrrrrrrrrry bad . And my eyes look puffy. I really need recommendation on the best eye treatment product?
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lillyjumper
Tinted Moisturizer/Light Foundation/BB/CC
My skin has been really good lately, so when I apply my ELDW foundation, i feel like it is a lot. So I switched to only applying the Smashbox CC in the center of my face. The only problem with that is it seems that my face is not a big fan of some ingredient in that.   Does anyone have any product recommendations for me?
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY SAVANT ballerinagrl / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Why not switch to the Estee Lauder Double Wear Glow All Day BB Cream? Since this brand's foundation doesn't irritate your skin, I'm guessing it's likely the BB won't eit... see post
Yen89
contour brush
Hello ladies,   I intend to practice contour thing. =)  Can anyone recommend the contour brush which is good for beginner?   I am eyeing on Tarte and Urban Decay contour  brush. But wonder which one is better?   Thanks in advance,     Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/flatter-yourself-contouring -brush-set-P384889?skuId=1564566 http://www.sephora.com/flatter-yourself-contouring -brush-set-P384889?skuId=1564566 Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/the-slenderizer-bamboo-cont ouring-brush-P385763?skuId=1605062 http://www.sephora.com/the-slenderizer-bamboo-cont ouring-brush-P385763?skuId=1605062 Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/flushed-double-ended-brush- P387033?skuId=1628049 http://www.sephora.com/flushed-double-ended-brush- P387033?skuId=1628049
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andyhtrieu
HALL OF FAMER andyhtrieu / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I recommend the Royal and Langnickel [R]evolution BX70 brush. This brush makes contouring VERY easy because it fits right under the cheekbone. This brush is kind of a du... see post
kellsmuneoka
LOTD (Lips of the Day)
Hi dolls, I'm obsessed with the what are you wearing thread on BT , but I find it hard to post a full faced selfie all the time! I noticed a lot of people are lip product junkies like myself on here and thought it would be a good thread to start. I also think it might make people more comfortable with posting a picture of their lips instead of their whole face (I know I don't want to see mines up close and personal all the time). I think a brows of the day , eyes of the day , etc. would be great too for people who aren't as comfortable posting a selfie. You can always post a selfie in this thread though (: Here's whats one my lips today!  1. Bite Beauty Rhubarb lip pencil 2. TF Perfect Lips Lip Liner in perfect spice
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lyravega
HALL OF FAMER lyravega / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hmmm... Now I see that this lip color would match fantastically the eye look ( on my avatar photo which I just changed, and had a "revelation" :P ) ) I did the other day... see post
cannj77
Which foundation is best for me?
I am looking for a foundation that is going to feel light weight but give pretty good coverage.  I dont really want to see the imperfections on my face and I definitely do not want to break out because my face can be sensitive.  I do not want anything that is going to look cakey.. I want something that will give a more natural look.  Also my face is a bit oily so I do not want a shiny face so probably more of a matte foundation.  Of the 3, nars sheer matte, tarte, and BECCA, which one is best for me?
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andyhtrieu
HALL OF FAMER andyhtrieu / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Do you know what ingredient your skin is sensitive to? see post
JenJenz
Eyeliner color search....Chocolate cherry!?
I'm in search of a chocolate cherry or chocolate/plum colored eyeliner pencil. You know that brownish/red or brownish/purple color?? Anyone have any brand/color recommendations? Can be high-end or drugstore, just as long as I can find the color I'm looking for, I'll be a happy makeup junkie Thanks so much!   Here's an example... even though this says black cherry, it looks more chocolate cherry to me, but it could be the lighting. Either way, I'm diggin' it and looking for something very similar 
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marlenecol
Has anyone tried dose of colors?
Some of the lip colors they have are so unique!  I definitely want to try out the glosses, but I would love to hear an opinion if anyone here has tried any of them!  I am definitely eyeing sunshine kisses right now...any similar colors out there?
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guzelkiz
BEAUTY WHIZ guzelkiz / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Omg I love Dose of Colors!! And I actually just wore their new matte liquid lipstick today and it has amazing staying power! Ate a burger, fries, soda, and a coffee late... see post
bethany1021
Lancôme La Base Pro HYDRA GLOW?
I see this product isn't on this site (yet?) but was wondering If anyone has tried it? Thoughts? I usually use smashbox photo finish hydrating primer but was wondering about this one since it's new and  supposedly offers 24H hydration.
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andyhtrieu
HALL OF FAMER andyhtrieu / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I don't think anyone wears makeup for a full 24 hours.. Except maybe people who party too much and don't wash their face and just knock out on the floor. ;) see post
thelmalou475
YSL Fusion foundation
I have colour matched for R106 for foundation.  What colour would you suggest for the new YSL Fusion foundation??   I am a 57 year old with dry skin .  VIRouge member too!!  But I would love a new foundation for fall.  Thank you.
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ChicDabbler
HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Howdy! May I ask why you are interested in YSL Fusion foundation? I see you mentioned that you have dry skin. While the foundation claim to be appropriate for all skin t... see post
kathleentheresa
Sephora Christmas Box Collection Kit
Hi I got a Sephora color pallet box available during the holidays.  It had lipsticks that pulled out from right Side, Eyeshadows in Middle, and eye creams on left side.  I love this but there are some real favorites.  I was wondering If anyone knows where to find the information on what the colors are? So I can go buy them at the store.
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ChicDabbler
HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Sephora sets during holidays are usually limited edition. And they revamped their eyeshadow 1-2 years ago, so if you got it sometimes before/around that time, it may no ... see post
cheesie
Mixing NARS TM with a moisturizer
Hi everyone,  I'm looking to use my NARS pure radiant tinted moisturizer again to even out my skin tone, rather than just my concealer and powder. I have combination, sensitive and sometimes acne prone skin ( but it's been clear recently ) I have started using a moisturizer by clinique which seems to be working well and doesn't get too oily for my face. When I used to use my NARS TM with a different moisturizer, my face would get too oily and I would often break out.  I'm wondering if it may work better with this moisturizer, or if I could mix a little NARS in with my moisturizer to conceal?  I've also heard that NARS tm actually clogs your pores? Does anyone have any advice? Thank you!!   
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ChicDabbler
HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Makeup clog pores, that's why you have to wash them off every night, lol. You can mix, altho it will make the color more sheer. HOWEVER, is this where you get your SPF f... see post
gingaaa
New Urban Decay Full Frontal Lipstick Stash
Zadidoll just posted this find from Urban Decay's website and I have to say I'm smitten.  $39 and not yet for sale on their website, but I'm sure it will be available soon.  Assuming it will also be available on Sephora at some point?    The set contains six deluxe minis with three new shades, Ladyflower (bright rose-pink), Crush and Illicit (sheer baby pink) and three bestsellers Gash, Liar and F-Bomb.  Also included is a full-size 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil in Ozone.   What do you think?             
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MK89
HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Gorgeous! I think I recall the formula being messy as well :( see post
Annabeauty15
labor day shopping!!!
Hey all! I'm going shopping this labor day weekend to sephora and nordstrom. What are some good makeup recommendations from either store. Or perhaps good beauty deals?   Ive been thinking about getting another too faced melted lipstick (i have melted peony) and maybe another too faced la creme (i have nude beach I believe)
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ChicDabbler
HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Some Sephora stores are secretive about available promos, so check to see if any are marked "online & instore" then ask when you are instore. Also check the store locato... see post
Tirah
New IT Brushes
Has anyone tried the new IT Brushes from Ulta yet? I took a look at them today out of curiosity. They are soooo soft. The only description my husband can come up with for how they feel is a puppy dog's ears. However it has been my experience that brushes that soft are only good for blending not applying. I'm actually quite happy with my Real Techniques but these brushes are very tempting. Anyone know if they are worth it?
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TrysBeautyItems
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
    It's IT FOR Ulta - "developed exclusively for Ulta"  Ulta as the store, rather than cosmetic line.     IT has always had their own brushes and sell mainly ever... see post
lilqtpie3899
Q. Need help with natural nails
I have never had a problem growing my nails.They come in strong and they grow long. I do however have a problem with painting them. I do them myself and put a clear coat of polish on everyday, but the day after I do them, the color has started to chip. I also try to get them professionally done every now and again. As soon as I get home from having them done I put a clear coat of polish on, again though, by the morning the color has started to chip. I've tried different salons, different brands of polish and different types of clear coats. Nothing works. I've even tried the new schllac nails and after a week or so the color peels off without any soaking. I love to have my nails looking nice but I don't want to ruin my real nails with acrylics. Some one please help!
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MissSheri
BEAUTY RESIDENT MissSheri / BEAUTY RESIDENT BEAUTY RESIDENT / answered
A. Try Dior's nail glow. I use 1 or 2 coats and it can last for up 2 weeks without chipping or peeling.  I'm amazed every time.  And, it makes your nails look so healthy! see post
sp2001
Nude obsession
Do I want this? Do I? Group decision needed   http://www.sephora.com/smoky-eye-palette-nude-P389 031?skuId=1653419
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H216
BEAUTY GURU H216 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I ordered it :o   But full disclosure, the palette by itself I found too pricey, but combined with the brushes I thought reasonable. I'm hoping they are a decent size.... see post
AmyC
So who else is waiting on holiday sets already?
Wondering what new palettes Kat Von D will have, as well as what's to come from Tarte and UD!!! Who else is with me and what are you excited for? Can we expect these the end of this month?
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MK89
HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I LOVE minis, especially mini lipsticks. I only want three or four of the shades though, perhaps someone would be willing to split it with me? ;) haha see post
laurenb703
Cheaper Alternative to the MAC 217?
Hi BTers!   I am wondering if anyone has any recommendations on an inexpensive fluffy crease/blending brush similar to the MAC 217. I see a ton of tutorials where people use this brush and it looks amazing, but I'm not sure I want to spend that much on a single brush right now. Does anyone know of any other good ones??   Thanks!!
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tanqueen
BEAUTY RESIDENT tanqueen / BEAUTY RESIDENT BEAUTY RESIDENT / replied
224 from mac!! see post
Barbie20
Rose petal blush expensive price but soo worth it
    they have three different rose petal colors and they look like real rose petals the blush in itself is sheer but this is more of a collectors item of someone who really loves blush / makeup.Would be a cute gift to someone.
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MegEm
I got Rouge-d today!
Finally a member of the red-card club! Love the new MUFE artist shadow palettes; the colors look so good together. And thanks to Lisa at the Lenox Mall (Atlanta) store for being so sweet and helping me with a false-eyelash lesson. 
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MegEm
BEAUTY BOSS MegEm / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Thank you! I can't wait to start wearing them tomorrow-- probably right back to Sephora to buy more. I was really impressed by how nice the shimmer is; usually I like a ... see post
annypoo
Tom Ford 2014 Fall Collection
Has anyone seen the Tom Ford 2014 fall collection? I saw it on Temptalia. I love neutrals so I'm def eyeing the palette. It says available August but I'm not sure exact dates.   
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jcmb
BEAUTY PRO jcmb / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Ok, I didn't do it!!!!!!! But I will say what I did do was find out what I could get at other websites with ebates (like more lippies, the Stroked duo since I did not ge... see post
HelloCoffee
Can we please talk about the new MUFE shadows?!
Have you guys seen these?! There are tons of shades and finishes to choose from, and you can build your own palette! I can't wait to try these; I wonder if Sephora will carry all of the shades? There are so many and I'd really like to go in and test a good chunk of them.     http://www.sephora.com/artist-shadow-P387670?skuId =1622745
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Cupcakecandy
HALL OF FAMER Cupcakecandy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ikr! I really wish I remembered what the purple taupe was... It reminds me of Makeup. Geek Twilight in a way see post
cuttygurl
Feeling upset with Makeup Forever :(
I’m a Canadian makeup artist and I was ready to buy so many eyeshadows from the new Makeup forever Artist shadows at Sephora online. Then I saw that the discount is for U.S customers only. It’s such a good deal too. I’m just so upset by this I’m feeling anti-Makeup forever right now to be honest
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cuttygurl
BEAUTY BUFF cuttygurl / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
I didn't know that! I just called the closest store and she confirmed what you said. Three eyshadows with the case for $50. Thank you so much for letting me know. I will... see post
Barbaraloves
What kind of makeup will you do for this outfit?
I'm planning my fall outfits and I decided that mostly I will wear this cool style. However what kind of makeup do you think I should do?  I was thinking something simple like glowing skin and ponytail and maybe a red lip???   I'm just curious what you guys think... Thanks
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jozkid
HALL OF FAMER jozkid / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Yup. Total jemly. see post
RobPsWife
*FAINTS* LORAC MEGA PRO?!?!?
Has anyone seem or heard about this?!?!?
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lew132
BEAUTY PRO lew132 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I snagged that deal yesterday! see post
Annabeauty15
let's talk 1 brand: hourglass
What is the good, the bad and the ugly of this brand??
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clemon
BEAUTY BOSS clemon / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
The good:  Brushes: I especially love the no. 2 foundation/blush brush (dare I say I reach for it more than my beauty blender now)! Concealer: creamy, high coverage, a... see post
Shrewdle
Need Suggestions for Nude, Opaque Lipgloss (Non-Tingling)
Hi All, I have these two mini lipglosses from Tarte's 2013 Holiday Clutch the Spirit set. One is called "Laugh" and the other is called "Spirit."  They are 2 of 8 mini lipglosses that came in the set and both are a light nude (one more pinky than the other), OPAQUE, lipglosses. They are minty, but aren't tingly. I absolutely love them, but they are the size of my pinky finger and I'm running out of them.    Unfortunately it doesn't look like Tarte makes these in full size.    Can anyone give me some recommendations for similar glosses?  - Beige nude sort of color - Opaque, not sheer - Preferably not tingly and not plumping (I have big lips and don't want them any bigger!) - Can be scented, but I don't really care for scent   I have Laura Mercier's lip glace in Bare Baby which kind of fits the bill, but it's not very long lasting...anyone has any good suggestions for me? Thank you!!  
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MegEm
BEAUTY BOSS MegEm / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I just bought the Naked lipgloss in Rule 34-- it's a nice nude with minimal shimmer and a fairly opaque finish. Plus it lasts a long time for a lipgloss, so it may be wo... see post
lachaton
Best fall lip colours? And the new Bite Matte Creme Lip Crayons shades?
I've always stuck to neutral pink/red or bold red lip shades. I'd really like to experiment a bit more with new colours this fall - darker! More plum/purple/brown tones. But I'm also a little bit nervous.    I've got fair skin (cool undertones), brown eyes (pretty dark), and brown hair with quite a bit of red in it (like a dark auburn almost).    Any suggestions? I think I'm going to pick up Givenchy Le Rouge in Violine Precieux, although I think that's a fairly safe shade to pick.    I've also been eyeing the new Bite shades - but none of the stores near me have them in stock yet has anyone had a chance to swatch them or see what they look like in person? 
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carrierose
BEAUTY MASTER carrierose / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Yeah I agree that it's a wine, definitely not a dark brown.  Cognac is the brownest of their new collection. see post