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What are three brands that deserve the hype they get?

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What are three brands that deserve the hype they get?

This was a tough one to answer because so few brands really live up to the hype on every product. The first that came to mind was Viseart- I think that their eyeshadows stand out and are great, but then again, I was disappointed by their blush palettes. Maybe Bite Beauty, as they have been fairly...

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What makeup tricks do you suggest to handle heat and humidity?

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What makeup tricks do you suggest to handle heat and humidity?

I would recommend finding products that wear exceptionally well on you and take longer to breakdown. I tend to like creamier products and find they are easier to pat back into place if things are really warm/humid. I also like a spray like Clarins Fix Makeup Spray to help lock things in.

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What’s your current go-to concealer and tool to apply it?

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What’s your current go-to concealer and tool to apply it?

I’ve been using a lot of Tarte’s Shape Tape! When I use it on my face (to conceal a pimple or spot), I usually pat it in with my fingertip and lightly buff with my foundation brush (Real Techniques Expert Face). When I use it underneath my eyes, I use Real Technique’s Setting Brush (small,...

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How do you conceal under eye circles?

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How do you conceal under eye circles?

How do you conceal under eye circles? Share your techniques!

I like thicker, more opaque concealers like Eve Pearl Salmon Concealer, Amazing Concealer, or Cle de Peau concealer. I use the 217 to blend it out and then pat on loose powder to set. Got a question idea? Submit yours here.

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How do you use glitter eyeshadows in your looks?

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How do you use glitter eyeshadows in your looks?

How do you use glitter eyeshadows in your looks? How do you incorporate them? Do you avoid them?

I like to apply them over a tacky base, either a cream eyeshadow or something mixed with MAC's Mixing Medium. Then, pat rather than sweep it onto your lid!

Thanks to Brenda for today's question! Got a...

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What beauty products do you grab when you want a polished look but are low on time?

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What beauty products do you grab when you want a polished look but are low on time?

What beauty products do you grab when you want a polished look but are low on time? Share!

Hourglass Gypsy on eyes--really great shimmer and sheen that makes eyes look more awake and is effortless to apply, fill in brows, coat of mascara, foundation. If you have time, a pat or two of blush on each...

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How do you help minimize fallout from eyeshadows?

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How do you help minimize fallout from eyeshadows?

How do you help minimize fall out from eyeshadows? Any techniques or products that help you prevent or minimize fall out?

Sticky bases - I like cream bases overall, and then pat on rather than sweep. Also, gently tap the brush against your forearm to loosen any excess product.

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SEPHORiA House of Beauty + SEPHORiA Swag Bag Giveaway!

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SEPHORiA House of Beauty + SEPHORiA Swag Bag Giveaway!

In celebration of Sephora's SEPHORiA: House of Beauty event making a return this fall, we've got the sneak peek into the swag bags and are giving away one VIP and one general admission swag bag to a couple of lucky readers thanks to Sephora!

If you're unfamiliar with the event, it includes 16 rooms...

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