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Old 11-21-2011, 07:59 AM   #121
 
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Ninja came through for me and got me some Full N Soft.

For some reason I haven't seen this mascara in ages and I don't know why.. I do look when I'm in places where makeup is sold.
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Old 11-21-2011, 11:47 AM   #122
 
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I always liked Maybelline "Professional" mascara. It had a curved wand.

Long gone now, sadly.
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:31 PM   #123
 
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Wow...I just wanted to say that I feel honored that you took the time for me and my little ol' eyeliner thread. Don't know where you find the time! I didn't know you had all this going on!
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:35 PM   #124
 
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Oh might Phoenix, please I need a recommendation for a mascara that's like Maybelline Full n Soft.. they don't seem to sell it anymore. I haven't found it in years. And I hate that Maybelline (Great Lash my azz) in the pink tube. That stuff is always gunky on me..

..help.
Haha, that's how "Great" Lash works. It clumps all your lashes together into 3 groups, so it looks like you have 3 super thick lashes. Not a good look. I got suckered into buying it once, too. Once I had opened it, one look at the wand told me what was going to happen, and it didn't disappoint. They were 3 of the thickest lashes I had ever seen!
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Old 11-22-2011, 05:20 AM   #125
 
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Oh might Phoenix, please I need a recommendation for a mascara that's like Maybelline Full n Soft.. they don't seem to sell it anymore. I haven't found it in years. And I hate that Maybelline (Great Lash my azz) in the pink tube. That stuff is always gunky on me..

..help.
Haha, that's how "Great" Lash works. It clumps all your lashes together into 3 groups, so it looks like you have 3 super thick lashes. Not a good look. I got suckered into buying it once, too. Once I had opened it, one look at the wand told me what was going to happen, and it didn't disappoint. They were 3 of the thickest lashes I had ever seen!
OMG.. too funny!
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Old 11-22-2011, 08:08 AM   #126
 
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Thanks Honeycurls!
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Old 12-12-2011, 05:46 PM   #127
 
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I am fairly pale. I can wear Neutral Ivory in Loreal true match. I can also wear Colorstay Buff. What can I use to contour with? I know bronzer, but any suggestions on cheaper brands and color? I am confused!
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Old 12-12-2011, 07:37 PM   #128
 
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What about using a darker shade of liquid foundation to contour? You dont have to use powder. Rimmel, Hard Candy...
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Old 12-12-2011, 07:57 PM   #129
 
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I am fairly pale. I can wear Neutral Ivory in Loreal true match. I can also wear Colorstay Buff. What can I use to contour with? I know bronzer, but any suggestions on cheaper brands and color? I am confused!
I'm not Phoenix, but in the summer I like NYC bronzer in sunny. 3$ It is a matte bronzer. Ideally it would be a hair lighter in color, but it works well for me.
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Old 12-13-2011, 04:18 AM   #130
 
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What about using a darker shade of liquid foundation to contour? You dont have to use powder. Rimmel, Hard Candy...
I was going to use a slightly darker foundation, but I chickened out I figured powder would be easier to start. So in that case, I can go with a powder that is a couple shades darker than my normal color?
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:29 AM   #131
 
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A regular face powder? IME the color goes on too sheerly to work for contouring.
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Old 12-16-2011, 06:16 PM   #132
 
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Do you like the HIP gel liner or the pencils? What bout the Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner pencils?
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Do you like the HIP gel liner or the pencils? What bout the Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner pencils?
I've never tried the HIP pencils, but I do like their gel liner. I have two: teal and midnight blue (which I think would also work for you). I've had them for years and they're just now starting to dry out a bit. I was able to successfully revive one of them by stirring some glycerin into it.

I like the UD pencils too. The texture is nice. I don't know if they go on as smoothly/easily as UD claims, but they are smooth. I haven't used my UD pencils in a while. But IIRC they're very soft, so the tip breaks easily. And after several seconds they dry down and don't budge, so blending/smudging is out after that.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:37 PM   #134
 
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Ok, now I'm on the hunt for a good foundation. I need one with good coverage to even out my skin tone and one that will last most of the day. Even when I set my foundation with powder, it tends to "disappear" within a couple of hours. Any suggestions?
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Old 12-19-2011, 08:01 PM   #135
 
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^^^Sounds like you need a good face primer. If you have oily skin try using Milk of Magnesia. It's cheap.
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^^^Sounds like you need a good face primer. If you have oily skin try using Milk of Magnesia. It's cheap.
I've been using the Studio Gear primer. I like it, but now that I think about it, it is a little slick after applying. I'll have to try the MoM!
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I have really oily skin and I use bare minerals foundation and love it since my face is also sensitive, but I need a good primer that will keep me from looking like I'm sweating. Any suggestions?
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^^^What have you tried? Doesnt Bare Minerals have a primer? Id rec Milk of Magnesia but that wouldnt work under mineral foundation.
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Old 12-27-2011, 06:54 PM   #139
 
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^^^What have you tried? Doesnt Bare Minerals have a primer? Id rec Milk of Magnesia but that wouldnt work under mineral foundation.
I've tried the bare minerals primer and idk if it's the way I'm applying it but I still end up with a super shiny face after a couple of hours.
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What would be the best eyeliner/shadow/mascara colors to bring out my very dark hazel eyes?

Most pictures and descriptions of hazel eyes look light to me. Mine are quite dark, but they are definitely hazel, not brown. I'd love a few suggestions!

I'm a little worried about glittery shadows - might be allergic, so perhaps keep that in mind.

Thanks so much for ideas! It's great that you are willing to help all of us.
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