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Old 05-22-2013, 04:43 PM   #1
 
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Default Mascara and foundation help!

Ok. So I have mascara issues, and need some input!

Most of the time I wear mascara by Just For Redheads. It's ok. It goes on really wet, which can be annoying. I like it about halfway through when it is a little dried out. It doesn't run too badly, either.

But I also like wearing a bolder, darker mascara for dressing up, performing, etc. (usually a "black brown".)

My problem is mascara tends to run on me like crazy. I need a (drugstore) mascara that
-comes in a soft black (brown or gray black)
-DOESN'T RUN
-prefer a washable water proof
-bonus if it lengthens, thickens, and bigger bonus if it curls.


Now for foundation. I loved Cliniques city base cream compact foundation. They discontinued it and have a new one now, but I've yet to try it. Any thoughts??

I also like to use a drugstore version (i use it on "unimportant days" so the expensive one lasts longer). Lately it's been Revlon's new Complexion compact make-up (a cream as well.). I also use Revlon Colorstay liquid for days I'll be outside for long periods of time, or teaching/performing and know I'll sweat a lot.

Any other suggestions? I prefer a cream/compact, but will wear liquid. (Especially for the "color stay" option!)

Tia!!
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Old 05-22-2013, 06:20 PM   #2
 
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I've been using Cover FX's compact foundation. I love it because it's foundation and concealer in one. I apply it with a brush and can get full coverage. It's $42 at Sephora but well worth the money if you can spend that much.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:28 AM   #3
 
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I just bought the Almay Get up and grow mascara which was like... I think $8 at Walgreens. It definitely lengthens and voluminizes and my lashes don't have that spidery look to them. It comes in black, brown/black, and brown. No curl though, but I just use an eyelash curler.
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:31 AM   #4
 
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Thanks for the input, guys!

Please keep the recs coming!
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Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing
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Old 05-25-2013, 06:23 AM   #5
 
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I've been using clinique lash power mascara long wearing formula and I rarely smudge and it is buildable without clumps. It isn't waterproof but acts like it, comes off with water and a washcloth.

My foundation of choice lately had been clinique's even better make up, it really evens out my skin tone. I also like smashbox high def foundation

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Old 06-15-2013, 09:38 AM   #6
 
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I'm very interested in the Clinique stuff - it's just so expensive!


Still in a desperate hunt for a drugstore mascara, waterproof (or resistant), preferably in black/brown, that won't leave dark circles under my eyes. :/
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Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
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Old 06-16-2013, 07:16 AM   #7
 
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I can't help with mascara, since I only wear clear, if any....

But I have been loving the garnier BB cream for foundation. It's liquid, but it lasts all day and feels very natural on. They have one for dry or normal/oily skin. I use the normal.
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Old 06-16-2013, 07:17 AM   #8
 
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I'm very interested in the Clinique stuff - it's just so expensive!


Still in a desperate hunt for a drugstore mascara, waterproof (or resistant), preferably in black/brown, that won't leave dark circles under my eyes. :/
For what it's worth, a tube of the clinique stuff seems to last forever

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Old 06-18-2013, 06:51 PM   #9
 
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Where do you buy Just for Redheads?
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