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rebeccasxoxo1
Q. I need some help looking for a concealer
Hello everyone!   I need some help finding a good concealer for my dark circles and minor pimples. I bought COVER FX concealer yesterday, I wanted to know has anyone tried it, how did it work? I like the Nars Creamy Concealer, but it finishes in no time with me. Are there any other concealers that are good, let me know     Thank you for all your help
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beauty4ashes
HALL OF FAMER beauty4ashes / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. For blemishes I like MAC Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer. It's water-resistant, highly pigmented, doesn't budge. I use two brushes.  This concealer does work well under ... see post
katie723
Q. Eyeliner comes off when I curl my lashes
My eye liner (liquid, gel and pencil) always comes off when I use my eye lash curler. To avoid that, I try not to curl too closely to my lid, but that what I do if I want to get close enough to get a beautiful curl.   Does this happen to anyone else? Any advice?   Thank you!
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Joannimation
BEAUTY GURU Joannimation / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. I'm reviving this older topic because I'm having the same problem! I usually put on my eyeshadow, put on eyeliner, tightline, then curl and mascara my lashes. I have rea... see post
lew132
Q. S/O Z palettes: has anyone depotted (deboxed?) benefits box blushes?
I hate how much room that bulky box takes up.  I'd like to be able to put it in my z palette, but I'm intimidated by the box.  Any tips? 
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embeth
Q. Does Sephora brand make a Nars Orgasm dupe???
I am in love with Nars Orgasm, but I'm looking for a good dupe.  Does Sephora have something that would be close for a better price??
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skk150
BEAUTY MAVEN skk150 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / answered
A. Another great dupe for an extremely low cost is e.l.f.'s blush & bronzer duo.. It's pretty much an exact match for the Orgasm/Laguna duo from NARS! Hope this helps! see post
hunniebee
Q. Makeup Beginner as an Adult
In my late 20's, I have finally come to the point in my life where I feel like I should be wearing makeup on a regular basis, but I have no idea what to start with. I am not looking to blow the budget but I am looking to experiment with some looks.   About me: Blond hair, blue eyes, pink undertones in skin. Looking for a natural look that can cover up dark circles under my eyes. Maybe with a little smokey eye. I need something that can be done quickly. Can anyone help?
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gingerblack
HALL OF FAMER gingerblack / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. If you are just starting with makeup I'd suggest checking out makeup tutorials on youtube to learn about different techniques and products. Then, I suggest buying stuff ... see post
princesspurple
Q. What makeup should 14 year old wear???
Hey so I am almost 14. I am now starting to get more makeup for myself. But what kind of makeup is appropriate for my age? Please help me girls! Thanks and have a great day! <3
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kathrynclaire
IT GIRL kathrynclaire / IT GIRL IT GIRL / answered
A. I  would recommend wearing light colored eyeshadows, use ones with a little sparkle in them.  Matte eye shadows can look more mature.  Also, stick to colors that are sim... see post
tms4
Q. Perfect eyebrows everytime when applying eye shadow and/or eye pencil
Hello Makeup Experts, How do I achieve perfect eyebrows everyday? My brows are sparse and I naturally have a wide space between them and have been told that I need to bring them in closer with the aid of makeup (eye shadow or pencil). Thanks and have a great weekend, TMS
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xoxcharlottexox
HALL OF FAMER xoxcharlottexox / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, tms4! Try the Too Faced Brow Envy Brow Shaping & Defining Kit or the SEPHORA COLLECTION Arch It Brow Kit. They both have stencils you can use to shape your brows, ... see post
crod1991
Q. What is the best setting and finishing powder
Which ones are the best? 
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magrat22
BEAUTY BOSS magrat22 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / answered
A. Depends on your skin type and what type of look you are going for.  Lots of people complain about setting powders that they don't see anything after putting it on and we... see post
kayleeboo
Q. best mineral foundation
Im looking for a good full coverage mineral foundation. I have really sensitive skin so I dont want a heavy cakey foundation. I've tried bareminerals bare skin foundation but I'm looking to try something new.  I'm open to any brand
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obnurse86
BEAUTY BUFF obnurse86 / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / answered
A. I used Bare Minerals on and off sense 2004! Have become bored tried different liquids and even have recently gone back to the Bare Minerals until I tired the Tarte Amazo... see post
Bianca1717
Q. Good mascara for thin, short eyelashes?
So my eyelashes are really thin, and i'd say they're short.Even using an eyelash curler they arent that amazing. The mascaras ive tried are Maybelline mega plush, Dior iconic overcurl ( everyone always suggests this and I liked it but it didnt make them as long as I hoped :-( ) . I liked the Dior one but i'm hoping to find something better that will make my eyelashes look thicker + longer. I dont know how some people get their eyelashes so long and thick looking lol. If you have any suggestions i'd love to hear .
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40thpony
BEAUTY MAVEN 40thpony / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / answered
A. I like the Tarte Best in Faux Lash Extending Fibers. They are black which is nice because most fibers I've seen in the past are white which seems stupid IMHO. I use Urba... see post
Lauren077
Q. Bronzer for light skin
I want to purchase a bronzer but the type I wanted was out of stock in stores. (Hoola Bronzer from benefits) but would that look ok on light skin with cooler undertones and if not what is a bronzer sutible for light skin and cool undertones to warm up my complexion?
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akhorounjaia
BEAUTY PRO akhorounjaia / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / answered
A. http://www.sephora.com/product/productDetail.jsp?keyword=marc%20jacobs%20tantric&skuId=1505106&productId=P379415&_requestid=77530   I would recommend the Marc Jacobs O... see post
lulucates4
Q. Makeup for 7th grader
I am going to be 13 in September and going into 7th grade, I am pale,have green eyes,and am a brunette, I also have combination skin and a ton of acne :-( My cheeks are also very red and I am very self conscious about it. I also dont have a very large budget either. Thanks in advance! ( I recently purchased the smashbox color correcting primer for redness as well as the clinique acne solutions concealer)
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Shrewdle
HALL OF FAMER Shrewdle / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. This is a really old thread from 2011 peoples... :)    And just to put my 2 cents in...at the risk of sounding like an old prude (I'm in my late 20's), I truly don't t... see post
briannariley
Q. Best Foundations??
Hello! I am in a busy search for a foundation that doesn't break me out! I recently switched to high end foundations after using about four bottles of my Covergirl 3-in-1 foundation. It started to break me out (which it never did before) I have tried the Nars Sheer Glow foundation, and that made it worse! Do you have any foundations in Sephora that stay on, are for oily skin, and DONT BREAK YOU OUT? Thank you!!
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IAmLadyLiterary
HALL OF FAMER IAmLadyLiterary / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I may also try a powder foundation.  I love the Tarte Airbrush foundation, I don't have acne prone skin but I have never heard of it breaking anyone out. see post
Cadburry
Q. Product recommendation!
I've been holding myself back from buying more new products, so that I can use up the ones I've already purchased. Which also means I've been saving for a bit of a shopping spree! So, I was wondering, which would products you guys recommend that you've been loving?
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jujup
BEAUTY CELEB jujup / BEAUTY CELEB BEAUTY CELEB / answered
A. One of my newest favorite products is the Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Eyeshadow in Playa Del Pink. It lasts for the longest time and is such a gorgeous color to use f... see post
Jessithediva
Q. Makeup ideas for back to school
Hey guys can u tell me what makeup i should wear for school!?? Thanks so much! - Jessi <3
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BamaGirl94
IT GIRL BamaGirl94 / IT GIRL IT GIRL / answered
A. Okay! So you definitely want to keep it light, and easy! With green eyes, you want to try some purples (that are red based, not blue), and some metalllics like bronze, c... see post
pennybaby
Q. looking for silica free , talc free loose powder
My skin is very sensitive! If I use products contain silica and talc , I am gonna have break out And it's not easy to find a silica free and talc free product m especially loose powder, any recommendation?
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makeupmomma22
makeupmomma22 / FRESH FACE / answered
A. i cant use anything that has silica in it...if i do i break out with these tiny bumps all over my forehead...its hard to find make up that works...i use tarte amazonian ... see post
sdominiek
Q. Is Kat Von D being discontinued?
Is Kat Von D being discontinued? I see a lot of sale item that are making me nervous. 
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kevinbt
kevinbt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi sdominiek! No need to worry! We are not discontinuing Kat Von D. :) (don't scare me like that!!)    She's probably going to be coming out with different products ... see post
bitesandkisses
Q. I am gothic but have a hard time getting a gothic look with eyeshadow.
I can't seem to get the gothic look right. I am pretty makup impared and I am looking for help on how to get the eye makeup just right.
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UnnyxGrell
SCENE QUEEN UnnyxGrell / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / answered
A. Black eyeliner is a must.  I use pencil because I'm allergic to one of the ingredients in liquid, but I do believe Kat Von D's liquid liner is supposed to be good.  I al... see post
abinormal
Q. COLLEGE?!
Hello all!   As you can tell from the title I will be on my way to college very soon! This means I will pretty much be on my own money-wise (with only minimal help from parents). I want to be responsible with my money, but I also don't want to give up some of my favorite makeup brands (first world problems am I right?). This applies to skincare too!   Some questions I have: When do I save and when do I splurge? How long do certain products last (meaning how long before I run out?)? How can I get the most out of my products (making them last as long as possible)? What's a healthy budget amount for makeup? Per year, per month? What are the bare minimum products I should use? One of my goals is to not be excessive with the amount of products I have! Just the basics!
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dejena
BEAUTY WHIZ dejena / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / answered
A. This may, or may not help, but it works for me. You can use a dab of concealer and serum to make a tinted moisturizer. I work a lot outside, and while I do put on sunscr... see post
laurenknows
Q. Has anyone ever won the $250 gift card from the survey?
Whenever I purchase something from a Sephora store, they always say to do the survey because you could win a gift card, and I've always wondered if anyone's actually won. So has anyone actually won?
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sjpayne
BEAUTY GURU sjpayne / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. Never won... looking back at this thread, every single time someone won, it was a "fresh face" ... and I'm having a hard time thinking that's purely coincidence. see post
thecaramelapple
Q. Makeup Storage
Does anyone else have a separate dresser just to store their makeup? I bought a lingerie chest from Ikea thinking I was going to have extra space, but the whole thing is filled =( So embarrassing!!!!! All of the makeup has its use, and I went and threw out the things I dont use because clutter drives me insane. Someone tell me they do to ease my embarrassment haha.
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MarciaBrady
BEAUTY GURU MarciaBrady / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / answered
A. You are definitely not alone. I just bought and painted/upholstered a desk and storage stool thinking I could cram everything in it. Not even close. That, of course, doe... see post
Bianca1717
Q. Which color of these lip pencils from this type would match this pic the best?
which of these nars lip pencils would match Kylies lips in this picture ? http://www.sephora.com/velvet-matte-lip-pencil-P78 834?skuId=792531    
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, Bianca! Try to upload the photo of Kylie direct (on the tool bar there is an icon of a tree, that'll be your tool to upload photos) as outside links are not allowed ... see post
lowrah
Q. Urban Decay will no longer be Cruelty Free
Just thought I'd post this here, since I know a lot of people only buy cruelty free makeup.   According to their facebook page:   "To all our UDers: We have decided to sell Urban Decay products in China. Because of China’s policies, this has upset some of our loyal fans who are also animal rights activists. For complete information, please visit  www.urbandecay.com/chin ainfo . We are listening to all of your feedback and questions, and will try to address every single one of you. We do want to address one FAQ: No, Urban Decay will not test on animals in China. However, the Chinese government may conduct a test using our products before they can be sold there. We absolutely realize that for many of you, it makes no difference who is doing the testing. But, animal rights are still very much important to Urban Decay, and our decision was a thoughtful one. Changes are already happening in China, and we will give our all to help advocate alternative methods."   http://www.urbandecay.com/Urban-Decay-China/Urban- Decay-in-China,default,pg.html
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wpld
BEAUTY BUFF wpld / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / answered
A. Too bad.  I loved Urban Decay but I will no longer buy their products.  Very few companies put integrity before profits.  see post
tanyab84
Q. Primer? Serum? Does this ring a bell with anyone?
One night, while I was very sleepy, I read a product description that stated it really helped fill in fine under eye wrinkles. I think it was a primer and chances are it helped with pores as well. I definitely remember the directions said you had to warm it in your palm before you applied it and I can even remember reading in the reviews how important it was to not skip that step. But I can't remember what it was! Does this sound familiar to anyone...please?
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crayzeeRN
HALL OF FAMER crayzeeRN / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Perhaps this?   http://www.sephora.com/ever-matte-poreless-priming-perfector-P378017?skuId=1495209   Directions say to warm up in hands first! see post
nicola123
Q. Blotchy Bronzer
I use smashbox BB cream, NARS cream compact foundation (lightly not all over) and the Naked Flushed bronzing trio with their winged brush. However when i apply the bronzer it totally makes my skin look so blotchy. Before bronzer my skin tone is even and natural and then with the bronzer it turns out blotchy and when i try to correct the blotchyness it just comes out too dark and cakey. PLEASE HELP!!! Any advice or good products that will stop this from happening? Looking for a really natural look that wont make my skin breakout -- also have been having more breakouts then usual and wondering if its the smashbox bb cream?
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aviscardi
HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. i agree with below, i set everything but there are some fdns i feel like need to be set. even if its just a translucent powder. powder applies better over a powder base see post
tmurphy104
Q. Sunless Tanner Application and Brands
As much as I love to tan with the help of some sunscreen and beach rays in the spring I just don't have the time.  I have used two different kinds:  L'Oreal Subliminal Tan 360 Spray (which broke me out into a rash) and Clinique's Self Tanner (which I'm not a huge fan of but am trying to use up)  So here are my two questions.  First, what's the best self tanner out there that is easy to use and doesn't streak.  My second question is I know you apply self tanner to the face, chest, arms, legs, and torso but how do you apply the lotion to your back? Do people simply not put in on their backs? Thanks for all of the input!
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siofmcbeauty
BEAUTY CELEB siofmcbeauty / BEAUTY CELEB BEAUTY CELEB / answered
A.   I have been using the Vita Liberata phenomenal mousse most recently.The fear of streaks is always my first concern when choosing a tan too.   After buying the produ... see post
FeliciaZ
Q. Help! With eyes!
I am having the hardest time figuring out my eyeshape. I think I have average/almond but my eyebrow bone is kind of prominent so i don't know if that makes my eyes appear more hooded. When i look at my eyes i can see my eyelid evenly. I also feel like I cant apply a brow bone highlight because my eye brows are too high. Please help! I have attached some pictures. Please let me know if they are too small  
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lamper4life
BEAUTY PRO lamper4life / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / answered
A. I need help too! Lol I don't know if you'll be able to tell by this picture :( see post
xochristina49
Q. What products should i use to get Jessie James Decker's makeup look?
Hi! I am currently obsessed with this makeup look! what products do you guys think I should use? for reference I am a little lighter skin tone than Jessie, a mac nc25ish, mufe hd 120, tarte light medium sand, laura mercier silk crème medium ivory. I love the nude/pink lip and the eyes and bronzed skin.    
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi xochristina, It looks like she's wearing brown eyeshadow with black winged liner and false lashes to achieve her smoky eye look. I recommend using an eye palette l... see post
jednajedina
Q. Makeover Essentials Cosmetics Makeup Line
I was at work today and a lady came in selling make up sets at reduced prices or she claims. The sales lady said that this product is sold at SEPHORA so I went to the store and asked an employee and was told that they have never heard of this make-up line. She said it was going to hit Macy's, Dillards, and Ulta next week. She was selling items priced at $39.99, the "eyes have it" shadow kit, priced at $25.99, and the "shimmer bronzer brush", priced at $29.99, for $20 dollars and so I bought one but now I am skeptical about it. They lead me to believe that it's a mineral based makeup like Bare Minerals. The colors are very pigmented. Has anyone else bought this stuff?
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nightknight
HALL OF FAMER nightknight / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I've never heard of it. But it sounds like the makeup kiosks at my local malls who are rather aggressive with their sales techniques. see post
katiemaex0
Q. Makeup Forever HD Invisible Cover vs. Urban Decay Naked Foundation
My mom wants the  Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Foundation  for christmas, but I use Makeup Forever HD Invisible Cover and LOVE it.  I was wondering what the differences between the two are (i.e. coverage, best for which skin type, natural looking, skin tone, etc.) as well as which one you prefer/would recomend.  Please please please help! Thanks! 
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prettyinpa
HALL OF FAMER prettyinpa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. I have both foundations and I feel that the NAKED foundation has slightly less coverage in one coat than the MUFE, however, you can build the NAKED, so that's not really... see post