I'd so appreciate your recommendations. I got the Mirana lipstick (Urban Decay, Looking Glass), but since it's so much darker than anything I have none of my lipliners work. I have an uneven lip line, so am really hoping for your help. Thank you so much!
Mascara Madness is back at Nordstrom this Saturday the 23rd. Buy 2 get 1 free mascaras! The only "high end" mascara I have used is They're Real by Benefit, and I love it, but I wanna use this sale as an opportunity to try maybe some MAC or Clinique...really anything! I naturally have long lashes, just looking for a mascara that will really darken them and add volume, with no clumping or flaking. What mascaras do you recommend buying from Mascara Madness? What ones are you going to buy!? Thanks beauties
Today I went to Sephora with my mom and she was interested on buying a new eye cream. This kind Sephora worker helped us out and we finally decided on getting this eye serum from Algenist. It was kinda funny 'cause my mom wanted to open the box to make sure everything was okay. I've been shopping at Sephora for years and have never had a problem with any of their products being used/anything. When we came home she decided to open it to try the product out and guess what…it was used AND empty. I'm going back to Sephora tomorrow to exchange it….but I'm curious, has this ever happened to anyone else? I'm quite shock tbh. Esp since I've been buying all my beauty products from Sephora for years and this as never happened to me before.
OK I don't know if its just me or everyone is has issue find a foundation that not only feels great on their skin but also is the ACTUAL color OF THEIR SKIN! I live in a small town so it is extremely hard for me to find good high end foundations - we do have a Sears which has clinique, and Shoppers which has Nyx and smash box ext. But the problem comes with the undertones being too pink or too yellow! Benefits are ALL to yellow in their under tone, SmashBox is like pink on me, Clinique *which I own the Stay Matte in 08 Golden Neutral* isn't horrible in under tone but is a little to light for my skin! It also has been cracking and flaking through out the day and driving me nuts. I tried powders, creams, liquids, foams, sprays everything and anything to just try and get something that is natural looking but still hides everything i want. Does anyone have any suggestions on what foundation they like, and how they found their color online? and how to match yourself as people who work in the beauty area's I'm in couldn't match me well at all! Thanks xo !
Hi! So I have VERY oily skin and was hoping to find advice to get clear skin. I often get acne but my biggest problem is acne scars and uneven skin tone (redness, etc). I also get a TON of oil on my face after a few hours, specially around my nose and chin. any advice on products or things I can do?
Hi. I'm looking for a new skin care routine and I'm torn between the Fresh Umbrian Clay collection and the Laneige line for combination to oily skin. My cheeks are usually very dry and my t zone is oily so I'm not sure what products would be best. Any suggestions?
Hi there, has anyone had Ultherapy? Was it worth it? Did you experience noticeable results in terms of skin firmness and skin tightening? I'm also looking into C02 fractional laser resurfacing - it's my understanding that this procedure also helps restore fullness and stimulates and strengthens collagen but it also minimizes wrinkles and removes age spots. My primary concern is restoring volume, fullness and tightening. Any advice? Thanks!
I know that Sephora doesn't sell Illamasqua anymore, Nordstrom never has, and now I see that it is no longer on Bloomingdales website. Does anyone know where Illamasqua can be found in the States? I am definitely not paying international shipping from the UK.
I currently use Kat Von D Lock It foundation, but find by the end of the day it has worn off. I use primer and a setting spray, and it still doesn't last. Does anyone know of anything similar that may last longer or have any tips or tricks to make it last all day?
Hi all you beautiful ppl, My mum's gonna visit me next month and I wanted to surprise her with a few skincare bits. She's very low maintenance in terms of her skincare and doesn't do much, which is why I don't want to overwhelm her with a ton of product. I'll share what I have in mind and I do need suggestions on what you think are non-negotiables, esp for that age range. Skin type: Dry, dehydrated mature skin. Undereye wrinkles, no other wrinkles on face, but some firming action would be great . Neck needs some firming for sure. I've put my list in spoilers. Pl feel free to comment on what I have/haven't included. "??" indicate that I def need suggestions in that area, esp morning, night serums, eye cream and day moisturiser. Thanks!! Spoiler (Highlight to read) Morning routine : Cleanse: FAB gentle cleanser/Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cleanser Serum : DE Vit C serum / alternative ?? Eye cream: ?? Moisturizer: Belif Moisturizing Bomb/ alternative ?? SPF : Algenist sunscreen Evening routine : Cleanse 1: Clinique TTDO balm + flannel Cleanse 2 : FAB gentle cleanser/Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cleanser Tone: FAB radiance pads Serum : ?? Eye cream : ?? Moisturizer : SR Bionic Anti Ageing cream Morning routine:Cleanse: FAB gentle cleanser/Kate Somerville Goat Milk CleanserSerum: DE Vit C serum / alternative ??Eye cream: ??Moisturizer: Belif Moisturizing Bomb/ alternative ??SPF: Algenist sunscreenEvening routine:Cleanse 1: Clinique TTDO balm + flannelCleanse 2: FAB gentle cleanser/Kate Somerville Goat Milk CleanserTone: FAB radiance padsSerum: ??Eye cream: ??Moisturizer: SR Bionic Anti Ageing cream
A dry sunblock in a powdered form to reapply over my makeup during the day. Bonus if it is mattifying! I've researched and seen recs for Peter Thomas Roth, Bare Minerals, e.l.f., and Colorscience, but they are either out of my price range or discontinued or unavailable in Canada. Thanks!
Looking for suggestions please. I'm 32 and have never been diligent about skincare. I've always bought whatever face wash was on sale at Walmart and have used Nivea Soft as my moisturizer for years as it's the best drug store option I've found to date and works well for me. I've recently been using Eucerin for very dry skin and it works fine also. My my skin is a little oily in the T zone with dry patches when I don't exfoliate (St. Ives scrub) and otherwise normal. It is only mildly sensitive on the cheeks and under eye area with a little redness on the cheeks. I get the occasional breakout about one week a month 😑 but nothing major. (By "breakout" I mean a single pimple or maybe two that usually clears up in a few days with no spot treatment and I do get some blackheads around the nose and on the chin.) Also, I have a tiny bit of uneven texture but I'm not sure what it is because I don't think they are pimples, just some small bumps. They aren't really noticeable unless you get real close and I'm not wearing makeup. I'd like to even out the texture and redness as well as some fine lines around the eyes and larger lines on my forehead from subconscious facial expressions. Lol I'd like to find an affordable oil or serum, face wash, exfoliant, and any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Any ideas for that long, detailed list of wants? Thanks in advance!
I would say i have very normal skin. I usually only break out on my forehead during my period and it is very mild. I am looking for a full coverage foundation because I have very red cheeks that i am not a fan of. A lot of foundations i try samples of either turn flakey, crease under my eyes, or get very oily on my forehead. which foundation would work well with my skin and which should i at least try. I have tried Makeup Forever HD stick, Clinique chubby, and a sample packet of Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able full coverage.
I'm hoping you guys can help me find a new skin care routine that will work for my super sensitive skin since most of my go-tos have been discontinued. I'm in my mid-30s but am usually mistaken for someone in their late teens or early twenties when I'm not dressed for work. The biggest issue is that my skin is SUPER sensitive (as in trying to use Algenists gentle cleanser and oil at night started out OK but within a couple of hours was red enough and burning badly enough that I not only needed to wash everything off but it had to be treated with cortisone cream. I don't know if the skin sensitivities are just aging or related to my worsening RA/Fibro & meds, but either way it makes it crazy hard to find products that work. To give you an idea, here are products I've used in the past and ones that I've tried and that haven't worked. What I'd really like is a new routine that can keep my skin in great shape and help me with the early signs of aging that I am just beginning to see around my eyes. Overall my skin leans towards dry (worse in winter & middle of summer because of central heating/AC) with occasional breakouts. I've read some really good things about Drunk Elephant being exceptional for sensitive skin and so wondered about that, but also about Sunday Riley or Nude or almost anything else anyone could suggest.... Products I currently use: Acure's 100% Argan oil (at this point I use this as my main moisturizer because I haven't found anything else) Korres Milk Cleanser (loved the old formula, find the new just a bit more drying and scented) Origins Modern Friction Bosica's Black mask Things I've tried in the past and liked: Chanel's Beauty Initiale (face cream & eye cream) Caudalie Lip & Eye Serum (liked the consistency but didn't seem to do much) Various Prescriptives moisturizers (but they don't really have anything anti-aging) Prescriptive's Vibrant C eye cream (which I also liked a lot but I think is more of a camo solution then actually helping long term and since I found myself usually using it at night, didn't seem like a good fit). So I am really looking for new routine but particularly cleanser, eye cream, day and/or night anti-aging treatment (could be part of an oil or moisturizer too), and moisturizer and any help would be greatly appreciated as well as feedback from fellow super-sensitive skin who've tried Drunk Elephant, Sunday Riley, Nude, etc.
Hey guys, I'm to the point where I am about to give up. My face is SUPER sensitive and gets irritated with the littlest things. Every single cleanser I have used has left my face feeling tight and stripped, but then my skin never wants to absorb the lotions that I try to put on. So I feel like my skin is combo, sensitive and dehydrated. This results in constant acne; never cystic acne, but just pimples all over. I'm a senior in HS and it is honestly embarrassing to go out in public. I was looking at the Belif Skincare line, but I'm hoping that someone can help me. Anything is welcome!
Hey everyone! For the last month or so the skin on my hands has been peeling, dry, and itchy. I've tried everything I can think of (including exfoliating and using FAB, my go-to for any skin issues) but it just seems to be getting worse! Does anyone have any ideas/product recommendations for me?
I have oily skin and I use Laura Merciers oil free tinted moisturizer. Do I need to wear primer or moisturizer with it? Or can I just apply the tinted moisturizer to my face after cleansing and toning?
hi i tried to start a complete skin are routine . i bought revitalift loreal face wash, day and night creams . i started having breakours had pain for them .i had these pim ples on cheeks, sometimes around lips , on forehead, chin even under nek area . i am in doubt about my skin type now. these products are for all skin types that i was using . now i have stopped using anything . i need a guidence so i can restart my skin routine.
Hello Everyone! I have normal to dry skin that is also sensitive. I have ezcema and sensitive skin and also the occasional hormonal breakout during that wonderful time of the month. I need help trying to find a moisturizer. please!
Hello all! I've been dealing with a dry flakey face since my late teens (about 5 years). It's centered on my T-zone and upper cheeks. I've tried all kinds of different moisturizers and natural oils, but nothing ever seems to be absorbed. It just seems to sit on my skin. I’ve made diet changes and have been making sure to stay hydrated, but my skin still stays persistently dry. I’m at my wits end, and nothing seems to be working. My skin is fairly sensitive- any suggestions for anything that might help me re-balance my skin’s natural oils? Thanks!
Hi, I'm used to having an oily T zone, with dry cheeks but I've been using pHisoderm from the drugstore for normal to combination skin and it broke me out into a rash really bad. I'm not used to having so many blemishes on my face. And my face is super dry now and tight. Does anyone know of a good face wash for night time and night time moisturizer that I can use to help me? I've thought about getting Origins Checks and Balances since I've used it before, the travel size and it worked pretty well back when I used it.
I'm looking for a good moisturizer/cleanser/exfoliator for my sensitive, dry, flaky patches skin, that breaks out pretty easily ( it's a lot i know) I had been using clinique for years when it suddenly started to make me itch. Thanks in advance!
Hello! Please help! I'm 24 and have normal skin, I think it is a little dry, but I've been told its normal by my dermatologist. I have some flakiness around my hair line, on my earlobes, and on my cheeks. I have little to no acne, (some mild acne scars from my teenage years, but nothing serious). I have bought and tried "skin care routines" before and I think they made my skin worse. They made them more dry, and more irritated. Im looking for very healthy, hydrated, and easy to work with skin. Right now makeup looks god awful on my skin, exposes and enhances my dryness and you can see more clearly the cracks in my skins, especially on the bridge of my nose, my cheeks, and in between my eyebrows. I don't have a set "skin care routine" because of lack of knowledge, there is so much out there that Im just not sure what will ACTUALLY help, without wasting all my money. I use a mild cleanser (Cetaphil) in the morning to wash my face after I work out, and if I put on makeup that day, I use Purity to wash at night. The only "moisturizer" I use that seems to help aid my makeup wear for the next day is a simple bath and body works lotion. *cringe* I know... I have yet to try a moisturizer that I can use at night and in the morning that will actually hydrate my skin and prep it for the day, with or without makeup. I have no idea how to really treat and care for my skin, Im not sure the order of things, or what products I'm supposed to use to help my skin look its best, with or without makeup. Please help me better understand what I need to do to help my skin stay hydrated and look its best! Thank you !