I have been seeing tons of makeup artists using pressed powder foundations to set their liquid foundations. Besides adding a little bit of more coverage, why do they do this? I have always used the Laura Mercier translucent setting powder to set my Chanel Perfection Lumiere foundation. Both help my oily skin stay matte all day long. I am very curious to try a good pressed setting powder that is not translucent, any suggestions?
I am currently shopping around and looking for suggestions for another full coverage (obviously will settle on medium to buildable full) pressed powder foundation to set my makeup. Currently I'm using both Kat Von D Lock It and Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation however I don't like that sometimes KVD will oxidize and sometimes the Too Faced doesn't last all day. I've tried Tarte's Amazonian Clay, Clinique's Sheer Powder, Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk, and NARS All Day Luminous. I have combination skin but don't have an issue with oil breaking through my makeup. I've been to three Sephora's and they just recommend ones I've already tried and at one store they told me they were too busy to get me a sample of one I wanted, oh well. I do have a love/hate relationship with Benefit and MUFE but am willing to try If it makes any difference the makeup that would be set with the powder is NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer, Bobbi Brown skin corrector, MAC Pro Long wear concealer, Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation, YSL highlighter, and ABH contour
The first few times I used this eyeliner (with and without primer, with and without shadow) it went on perfectly. One swipe, full coverage and no transferring to my lid. After about 5 days it started transferring to my lids after 20 minutes of being on. In the past 2 days, even after storing tip down and shaking, it's going on lightly so i've had to put on more than one coat. The transferring was even worse! I'm not sweating - just driving to work. Is this usual or does it sound defective? Thank you for your thoughts!
Hi Lipstick Lovers! Due to overwhelming demand of the Marc Jacobs Beauty on the Fly (Nude)ist Show Set, the New Nudes Sheer Gel Lipstick in Screen Test in now available in full size! The perfect sheer nude lipstick with an innovative gel formula for comfortable glide and wear. We have a feeling this shade won't last long so be sure to check it out on Sephora.com. xo The Marc Jacobs Beauty Team
I bought one of their 4-pan "build your own" palettes and I'm trying to create a palette for daily use. I looked through Sephora and UD site and they don't seem to have a matte dark brown shade. It's kind of surprising that they don't have this color. =O I have hit the pan in my "Pulp Fiction" palette. This palette is basically my holy grail for the "brown/natural" eye look. I bought "Secret Service" as the medium brown lid color and I'm looking for a matte dark brown (an exact match or something similar to the color "Vengeance") to use as a crease color. I don't want to use black because that is too dark for daytime/daily use. They seem to have a whole lot of midtone browns in their current lineup, but a lack of dark browns. Did I overlook something or does UD really not have this color?
I received a sample of Lancome's Bienfait Teinté BB Cream (in shade 1/Porcelaine) and returned to the store a week later to buy it - only to find it's not carried there anymore! I also see that it's out of stock online. Will Sephora restock this item or are they phasing it out?
Currently trying to decide between the Naked2 Basics palette and Becca Ombre Nudes palette. I have the Tartlette Clay Matte eyeshadow palette and find it difficult to travel with. I also find the colors to be somewhat hard to blend out and work with. Which palette do you think would be the best everyday palette for me?
Is anyone else having this issue? I apply my moisturizer and wait til its soaked in and i then apply Benefit's porefessional only on the t-zone and around my cheeks where I have more visible pores.. I use other primers for the rest of my face. My foundation goes on seamlessly but when I go in with concealer (usually Tarte Shape Tape) and I start to blend it out, my foundation starts to move around and come off!! I have waited for my foundation to dry and I still have the same problem... I always have to go in with more foundation to fix it! Does anyone else have this problem? I've tried using the Nars Creamy concealer to see if it was just the Shape tape causing the issue but the same thing happened.. I started to think maybe it was my beauty blender causing the problem but I never had this problem until I started using the Porefessional primer.
BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector came with a christmas skin giftset. I just used it for the first time yesterday. First, I thought it smelled terrible. Second, it didn't feel so good going on. Third, it made my skin red, splochy, and my pores huge. Clearly, I had some reaction to it. I do have sensitive skin, but not overly terribly so. Anyone else have the same problem? What in the product might be causing the reaction?
Hello there, my pretties! Are we ready for spring yet? I am not necessarily ready for sun ( ), but I know I'm ready to bust out some bright colors and create my own spring magic. Rules are - there are no rules. ( Except - you must have fun! That's obligatory! ) We do feel like brights and pastels during the spring most of the time, but you do whatever you feel like doing. You do you! Try to go through your stash, and introduce us to a new pretty each day. If brights are not your cup of tea, this challenge is an excellent way to try to, well - challenge yourself. But, they are not a must. We are planning on doing this all spring long! Please, feel free to stop by whenever. So... Keep calm and put your lipstick on!
Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, When it comes to makeup, my eyes are the most problematic. Now before I go any further, I do not like heavy makeup. I like the natural look and feel. But my eyes have a lot of veins showing aka dark circles. It's genetic. I am in need of some good recommendations for products: eye primer, concealer, color corrector and etc. Currently my routine consists of an eye cream: finishing my Fresh Black Tea Eye cream. I liked it but I am not sure if it is the best at moisturizing. Then after the moisturizer, I would sometimes put some eye primer samples I got from Play! but usually I just go straight for Naked Peach color corrector. Any help is most welcome!
Am I the only one who can't stand Tarte Shape Tape? UGH it is so drying for me, and I have purchased two tubes of it now on two different occasions because I have been so convinced by all the raving (especially from girls with dry skin) that I should love it. Alas, I am in search of a good long-lasting, full coverage, yet hydrating concealer for the under eyes. I have tried and am not a fan of Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer or Urban Decay Naked Skin. However, I am open to any other suggestions! Thanks!
Okay I am at a loss.. My mascara ALWAYS gets under the outer corners of my lower lash line... I use powder to set concealer.. and water proof mascara... And trust me I know how crazy this is about to sound but bear with me... I was so tired of looking like a insane person with black under eyes.. so I stopped putting it on my lower lashes.... AND IT STILL SMUDGES UNDER MY EYE! How does that even happen?? Like there is no mascara on my bottom lashes and it still gets down there lol.
I have been wanting to get the Make Up Forever Matte Velvet Foundation and the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation but I don't know what shades to get. My old foundation are Smashbox Studio Skin in 0.5 and Clinique Superbalanced Silk in 01 Silk Porcelain. I have a hectic and busy life right now and I don't have time to go in store and get shade matched. Please Help!!!!
I'm new to this brand and was looking at trying a couple more products and was excited to see they came out with two palettes that have a combo of products if you're looking to try this line. Available on RMS site or Blue Mercury. Wonder if they'll come to Sephora
I'm thinking of buying this foundation based on a recommendation but it's pricey so I wanna get as many testimonials as I can, so for anyone who has used this foundation: have you found any problems with transferring, settling, creasing or cakey-ness?
second question of the day How do you set foundation? I've heard of baking and I know the LM one is good but im thinking about trying the airspun drugstore powder first option 2: but if I don't need to bake what do I do? I was thinking about trying the NARS light reflecting pressed setting powder or do I try a colored pressed powder? I really need advice.
I plan on going into sephora and getting color iq and getting a sample (am I allowed to to get more than one sample at a time?) A little about my skin: I have some acne. Mostly patches and everytime I use a foundation it sticks to those patches even though I do exfoliate. My skin does get a little red. I have combination skin... but I do tend to get a little oily throughout the day What im looking for: Maybe something matte but also looks fresh and dewy. Something that wont look cakey, esp around my nose creases which i've always had problems with. Also something that will cover up pimples without making them look cakey. Im also looking for something to wear this summer so not something heavy and gross. If someone could list some down below that would be great!
I am looking for recommendations for an Asian bridal make-up and hair artist in the San Gabriel Valley, CA area (especially in Pasadena, Alhambra, San Gabriel) to do fresh, natural (not over-done) Asian makeup for my wedding day. I am hoping to spend $300 or so (including wedding hair/make-up and trial hair/make-up) to find an artist who is professional and well-reviewed. I also need an artist who has a studio or salon at which to meet since I don't want to have my hair/make-up done at my house or at the venue. Please message me if you've worked with an artist, and can highly recommend them. I'd prefer artists who work with a lot of Asian brides (some make-up artists struggle with Asian eye makeup), and who can do both hair and make-up. I am attaching pictures of the type of natural Asian make-up look that I'm going for. I
I've been reading reviews on Kat Von D's foundation & to me it seems that it would cover my 8 inch heart surgery. If it has the full coverage to cover serious acne scars then it should cover the scar on my chest. I have pale skin. Does anyone else think so?
Hey guys, i have a question, I'm looking for eyelash mascara, i had lazik surgery a couple of years ago and my eyes got super sensitive ever since, and its been hard for me to find a mascara that won't make my eyes red, so i wanna know what waterproof mascara you recommend for super sensitive eyes, and im looking for waterproof because my lashes are so flat that when i curl them and use regular mascara the lashes go back to stay flat and with waterproof don't, please let me know, i will appreciate the info.