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Makeup forever hd pressed powder, plus any number of lip glosses and lipsticks that have made their way into my bag.

I also keep a powder foundation on hand most days – right now it’s Becca – in case I need […]

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Samira commented on the post, MAC Marge Simpson’s Cutie-cles Nail Stickers Review & Photos 6 days, 19 hours ago

I’ve tried nail stickers and can never get them to look that good. They wind up ragged at the tip and pulling up on the sides and just very obviously a sticker. Also they didn’t last long.

In my next life I […]

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The Ruby Woo shade in a better formula!

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Samira commented on the post, Survey Says… August 6th, 2014 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Your skin tone/coloring: warm, fair/light
When do you remove your makeup typically?: right before bed unless I take a shower before for some reason (like if I’ve been to the gym).
What are your favorite makeup […]

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Samira commented on the post, How do you bring out your eye color? 3 weeks, 1 day ago

I have dark brown eyes and definitely consider navy/cobalt my go-tos for making them pop. But I also wear almost any color eyeshadow – I especially love greys, greens, bronzes and taupes as well. Purples I have […]

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Samira commented on the post, How do you apply cream blush? 1 month ago

Real Techniques stippling brush. I use my fingers to blend if I don’t have anything else handy but when I’m home I use a Real Techniques buffing brush to diffuse the edges and, if I’ve put too much on, bring the […]

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Samira commented on the post, Do you have a go to lip color (or lip color combination)? 1 month, 1 week ago

My go tos for everyday neutral are currently dior charnelle, ysl rouge shine in nude in private, or clinique chubby stick in oversized orange (suprisingly subtle). I usually have at least one of those on me. For […]

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Samira commented on the post, Hit List: Best Makeup Remover 1 month, 1 week ago

I use coconut oil or vaseline if needed for stuff that’s really heavy duty (like mac’s “cement to your eye” eyeliner – I forget the name). In general though I love bioderma, which I bought in canada but just […]

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Samira commented on the post, Survey Says… July 16th, 2014 1 month, 1 week ago

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/light, yellow
Favorite gold eyeshadow? bobbi brown cream eyeshadow in goldstone
Favorite green eyeliner? don’t have one! adding that to the list
Favorite black mascara? currently […]

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How on earth is something tinted being marketed as an overnight treatment?

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Samira commented on the post, Rant & Rave: Eyebrows 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Oh, and to follow up, I don’t reshape my brows with color/pencil/powder. They’re way too dark and strong for that. I see people on youtube deciding their “brow look” all the time based on what kind of makeup […]

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Samira commented on the post, Rant & Rave: Eyebrows 1 month, 4 weeks ago

I have pretty thick black brows, but they can be patchy. Mac Copperplate is the best and most natural fill I’ve found.

Mine are close enough in shape that the differences don’t bother me too much. My biggest […]

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Samira commented on the post, What do you look for in a new foundation? 1 month, 4 weeks ago

I’m pretty much the same Christine. I like a really natural finish so anything that looks like foundation or is too heavy is out. And foundation tends to migrate on me during the day so something that lasts a […]

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Samira commented on the post, Survey Says… June 25th, 2014 2 months ago

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/light, warm
Last eyeshadow(s) you wore? Not sure – probably MUFE aqua cream in 15.
Last blush you wore? Nars Orgasm (on now). Yesterday I think it was Benefit Coralista.
Last lip […]

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Samira commented on the post, Becca Fig Beach Tint Review, Photos, Swatches 2 months, 1 week ago

The separation issue with the Becca tints drives me nuts.

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Samira commented on the post, Hit List: Best Facial Sunscreen for Summer 2 months, 1 week ago

I use Elta MD every day year-round. Sometimes mixed with a primer. Works for me.

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Samira commented on the post, Dior Color Icons Collection for Fall 2014 2 months, 1 week ago

Love the blush, the polishes and the gold eyeshadow palette. Uh oh.

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I recently fell in love with Bobbi Brown’s reformulated foundation stick. But I never tried the first version so I suppose that doesn’t count.

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Samira commented on the post, How do you apply your lipstick? 2 months, 2 weeks ago

From the tube unless I’m doing a real lip “look” (which is rare) and even then sometimes from the tube. Sheer formulas and light colors always from the tube. I have a thing with lipstick too – I generally don’t […]

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Samira commented on the post, Hit List: Best Fragrance for Summer 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Nothing beats Bobbi Brown beach for me. Clinique Happy is another favorite. But I’m open to trying new ones!

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