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Samira commented on the post, Survey Says… February 25th, 2015 3 days, 12 hours ago

Your skin tone/coloring: light/fair, warm
Best face mask? dermalogical multivitamin recovery mask. hands down. although I’m always up for new ideas.
Best face serum? liked ole henrikson truth serum when I used […]

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Samira commented on the post, Win It! A Year’s Supply of Bioderma Sensibio H2O! 1 week, 2 days ago

Love this stuff! I brought some back from Canada once and then found it in a french pharmacy in NYC. So glad it’s going to be more widely available.

It’s not a particularly powerful makeup remover in my […]

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Samira commented on the post, How did you find your foundation shade? 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Oh, and re color IQ at sephora, I’ve had really mixed results with it and was not happy with the outcome. I also ran a test where I looked at different shades they said matched the same person and do not believe […]

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Samira commented on the post, How did you find your foundation shade? 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Endless endless testing, and the advise of one or two sales associates that I should be using warm undertones, which I previously had not. Honestly, the realization that I might have to mix shades and shouldn’t […]

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Samira commented on the post, Survey Says… January 28th, 2015 1 month ago

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/light, warm
Favorite lip combo of the moment? hourglass icon lipstick. I have the matching lip pencil but not sure if it’s the best to use with it – it darkens it quite a bit and I […]

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I’m not 100% committed yet but I’m thinking bronze eye (mac tempting over a cream bronze base, obviously with transition colors in the crease and maybe some mulch on the outer third) and glowy skin. I got […]

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Eh. I lean warm but am pale/neutral enough that I can definitely wear cooler colors from time to time. I actually try not to go too extreme in either direction, but I do wear some cool lipsticks sometimes (up […]

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I’m not a palette person so I guess it’s silly for me to think I’d use them anyway. I only have a few – naked 2, ud electric and a sleek one. I think that’s pretty much it. Oh one Dior five-shadow one. I […]

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Samira commented on the post, Survey Says… November 19th, 2014 3 months, 1 week ago

Your skin tone/coloring: warm, fair/light
Last beauty product you purchased? Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer and CND Stickey nail polish base.
Last beauty product you returned? I have Clinique airbrush […]

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Samira commented on the post, What do you do with makeup you don’t like or no longer use? 3 months, 1 week ago

Powder stuff, brushes, and unused samples I pass along to friends. I’m a packrat so by the time I decide to get rid of a lipstick or cream anything it’s probably past its prime anyway, so I toss it.

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Samira commented on the post, How did you develop your signature makeup look? 3 months, 3 weeks ago

My everyday is pretty simple and basic no-makeup makeup. I don’t wear any eye makeup other than mascara (and filled in brows). And usually no lips either. Just skin stuff/foundation/blush, etc.

Evenings tend […]

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Samira commented on the post, Will you be doing any special makeup for Halloween? 4 months ago

I made the dubious decision to be a boy for halloween (Marty McFly) so I don’t get to do anything fun (I don’t even get to do normal every day fun! just base and contour). But my boyfriend is going as Doc Brown […]

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Samira commented on the post, Will you be doing any special makeup for Halloween? 4 months ago

That is awesome.

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Samira commented on the post, Hit List: Best Buffer Brush 4 months, 2 weeks ago

RT buffing has been a holy grail for me for foundation for a while (I have two – one for foundation and one to soften cream blush). But I’ve found it’s getting a little scratchy so looking to branch out. […]

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Samira commented on the post, Do you think eye cream is a must-have? 4 months, 2 weeks ago

In the mornings I use my normal sunscreen/moisturizer, so that I get sunscreen around the eyes. At night I’ve been using vaseline since my early 20s. Yes, I know it’s controversial, but it works for me. Now I […]

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Samira commented on the post, Hit List: Best Powder Brush 4 months, 2 weeks ago

I love my hourglass one. It’s big, fluffy and soft, and gentle enough not to disturb your makeup. I also have a blush brush from wayne goss that works for more targeted stuff, or my real techniques setting brush.

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Samira commented on the post, How to you prevent your nail polish from chipping? 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Gel. That’s the only thing that works for me. Everything else only gets me a day or two. It sucks.

Once I used a shimmery guerlain that went for like five days. I’m convinced it was the glitter in […]

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Samira commented on the post, What would be your perfect beauty birthday gift? 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Suqqu cheek brush. Cartier baiser vole perfume.

Unfortunately it will never happen because my family has some kind of block against getting me beauty products. I think they think I have too much. Instead […]

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Samira commented on the post, What products have have helped your skin the most? 5 months ago

Simplifying! I try to use fewer products and I think that really helps. Just a gentle cleanse, a drugstore retinol, and a strong moisturizer at night. Gentle cleanse and a moisturizer/sunscreen combo in the […]

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Samira commented on the post, Survey Says… September 24th, 2014 5 months, 1 week ago

Your skin tone/coloring: warm, fair/light

Last beauty product you purchased? clinique matte lipstick in peony

Last beauty product you fell in love with? mac face and body (I know – I’m late to the party), […]

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