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u/daisyismydog · 2 pointsr/RandomActsofMakeup

From talking to you in chat I think you would benefit a bit from a run-through of everything (products, how they're used, informative videos), so I'll just do that:

MAKEUP FACE STUFF

  • YOUR FACE: So your face has a color (skin tone) and then it has an undertone. It's a little bit easier to determine your skin tone than it is your undertone, but I go by the "veins" method. If you look at your wrist, if your veins are greenish then you're warm and if you look at your wrist and see that your veins are more bluish then you are cool. It's best to look at your wrist in natural light. This is color theory, and it helps determines what colors conventionally look best. There's an excellent video color theory here and I highly recommend you give it a look.
  • MOISTURIZER: You'll want to use moisturizer because if your skin gets super dry then it flakes off and when you put any makeup on it accentuates the flakes and it just looks terrible. I really like CeraVe Cream because it isn't oily but it's super moisturizing (this is coming from someone with dehydrated eczema skin). You can use moisturizer only at night or in the morning as the first step in your makeup routine (or use it whenever, go crazy).
  • FACE PRIMER: Some sort of cream/lotion dealio that is most likely loaded with tons of silicones to make your face smooth. Primer essentially fills in all the little crags and pores and whatever so everything that you put on after it goes on smoothly. You should use it. I'm not fancy so I just use this ELF Studio Primer. Primer also comes in tone-correcting colors... say you're looking a little red, green can cancel that out so you could get a green-tinted primer. Or if it's the middle of winter and you have no tan whatsoever and you're feeling a little yellow, you could try a purple tinted primer. Basically if you remember the color wheel whatever color is opposite will cancel the other out. I haven't used any of those tone-correcting primers, but NYX has a couple that you could try out (but from your bare faced photo, it doesn't look like you need it, but just so ya know!).
  • FOUNDATION: Stuff you put all over your face to even your skin tone, it can come in powder and liquid forms. Not all of them are made equal and they can have different amounts of coverage including sheer (for those blessed with near perfect skin), light, medium, and full coverage (to cover every little blemish!). They can also come in different finishes including matte (completely flat, no shine) and dewy (a little bit of shine so you look glowy).
  • BB CREAM: Okay, so I cheat... I don't use foundation because there are too many options and it's confusing. I use a BB cream because they're sheer and they oxidize to match your skin tone and the Asian ones are nicely priced and match my skin 'cause Asian and they have nice dewy finishes and good SPF ratings. I use Skin79 Hot Pink.
  • FINISHING/SETTING POWDER: So if you're oily or if it's hot out and you're going to sweat a ton you can "set" your makeup with a powder so it absorbs the oil or whatever you produce. I don't have one to recommend because I don't go outside (I'm a redditor, what do you expect?) and I have dehydrated skin, but I thought I'd mention it. Anyway, moving along...
  • BRONZER: Basically what it sounds like, something that can add a little brown color to your face so you don't look like a porcelain doll. You can use it to add an all-over glow to your face, to fake a tan, or to contour. I use theBalm Bahama Mama bronzer which I like a lot.
  • HIGHLIGHTER: You thought we were done with face stuff... Nope. So if bronzer darkens your face, highlighter illuminates it. So let's say you're standing under a light bulb and your face looks something like this but hopefully less patchy. The parts where the light hits your face and illuminates it would be where you put the highlighter, and the places where it's darker and a shadow is cast is where you put the bronzer/contouring powder/matte brown eyeshadow/magic shadow stuff. I'm not fancy enough for highlighter yet, but I hear theBalm's Mary-Lou Manizer is good.

    Okay, now we're ready to move on to the things on your face:

    YOUR EYEBROWS

  • THICK EYEBROWS ARE A THING RIGHT NOW: They've become a pretty big frickin' deal lately. I think we can attribute this whole shebang to Cara Develingne.
  • EYEBROWS + FACE SHAPE: Different eyebrow shapes mesh better with different face shapes. For example, if you have a really long face, you don't want a super high arch for your eyebrows 'cause then it'll look like you have an even longer face. I think this is a good explanation of what brow shape you'll want to consider for your face shape.
  • HOW TO SHAPE YOUR EYEBROWS: Eyebrows are serious business. There are lots of YouTube tutorials and stuff but I like this slideshow from Elle because you can flip back and forth quickly. The part about stepping back to see the effect on your face is important!
  • HOW TO FILL IN + GROOM YOUR BROWS: Okay, so now you've shaped them and whatever, and maybe you messed up or your brows are just being rude and crazy so you groom them with a little lash brush thing. You also can fill them in if they're a little thin, and here is a good tutorial on how to do that. I use NYX Eyebrow cake powder kit in black/gray which I like quite a bit.

u/_henhenpal_ · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

1. Hard choice, but I THINK it'd be Maybelline. They have great makeup and great bargains. Or maybe E.L.F...

2.

Face: Maybelline Fit Me concealer. That stuff is. amaze. balls.

Cheek: It's weird, but the L'Oreal Fairest Nude Lipstick, because it creates the most beautiful, natural blush.

Lip: Revlon Lip Butter in Wild Watermelon, because it's beautimous.

3. Revlon Creme Eyeshadow. I have a quad, and it's so weird. Gunky, gross, and NEVER FREAKING DRIES. Well, I mean, you know, not necessarily dry, but y'know what I mean? That stuff stays about 2 seconds on my lids before sliding off, and I don't have oily lids :(

4. A lot of stuff from E.L.F. I mean, some of their stuff really is worth that $1 you spent on it, but I've had a good experience with most of their products. The one in particular I'm thinking of is their dollar eyelash curler. Maybe I don't love on my eyelashes enough, but I think an eyelash curler is an eyelash curler, and I'd rather buy a new lip product than one of those!

5. I think CoverGirl Quads are pretty great (:

6. Physician's Formula is sorta pricey for what it is.

7. I don't have any thing 'dupeable' because all I have is drugstore:(

8. I honestly don't know, just starting out in makeup, I do a lot of research on here and MUA before buying. Most of what I've bought so far seems pretty good (:

9. Oh God, so many come to mind...I think what I'd most like to try is the Maybelline Fit Me foundation, because the concealer was so freaking amazing!!

10. I don't know... true makeup, probably either this or this. Makeup accessories probably these or these.. But the thing I seriously need that is only makeup related for me is this, because I literally sit on a bucket to do my makeup. Wow, all of that makes me sound like a spoiled brat...Just for the record, I don't expect anyone to actually get them for me, they're just high up there on my WL (: Thank you so so much for the contest!!!

u/UnicornAgression · 3 pointsr/asktransgender

Sure, I’ll start with makeup I guess? Without knowing your budget I recommend getting a naked2 palette by urban decay. The shadows blend really nicely and you can get a ton of looks from one palette. Also on YouTube you can search for the specific palette and find tons of step by step tutorials that will use exactly what you have. The key to good makeup is practice.

https://m.sephora.com/product/naked2-P302916?icid2=products%20grid:p302916:product

The palette is $54 and it’s going to be about the same price at Sephora or ulta. If you find it for sale online super cheap it’s going to be fake, even if it’s on amazon or something. And fake eyeshadows don’t blend and don’t show up nice on the skin. It’s not worth it. I recommend buying it online at Sephora. You’ll get to pick free samples at checkout.

So I started off pricey but the rest doesn’t need to be. A great budget brand for lipstick, blush, and eyeliner is Nyx. You can get Nyx at Ulta, and some drug and grocery stores. It’s on amazon too. Their lipsticks are typically under $5, and eyeliners under $10. Most of the stuff they make is pretty good so just give it a shot it if catches your eye.

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP That's The Point Eyeliner, Hella Fine, 0.02 Ounce https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075SKT85Y/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_fUthDb38VKQTN

I think this is the eyeliner I used? It’s been a few years now. I preferred a fine tip, felt tip, for easier control. Really you have to try some eyeliners and see what’s easiest for you. Liquid eyeliners come in felt tip (like a marker) or brush tip.

Pencil liners are also a thing. My favorite pencil liner was the Sephora brand. I’d get the travel size because I feel like it’s easier to hold a small pencil. I can’t find it online but they would usually have them at the checkout counter. Pencil eyeliners are really hit or miss. Some brands tug at your skin when you try to put them on and don’t really do a good job.

Primer helps your makeup stay and give you a nice finish. Smashbox was my favorite brand but they are pricier. Available at Sephora or ulta. For budget version, Nyx again.

NYX Studio Perfect Primer, Clear, 1.0 oz/30ml https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004RC4S3M/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_13thDbHZYN7NR

Eyeshadow primer is a separate product. Best brands are urban decay or Too Faced. Nyx also has a budget option.

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Proof It! Waterproof Eyeshadow Primer, 0.23 Ounce https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00M3GYN1G/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_I5thDb2N3D00E

Setting spray for after your makeup is finished. Go for matte finish.

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Makeup Setting Spray, Matte Finish, 2.03 Ounce https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B4YVU4G/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_J7thDbM3WGXYR

u/the_itsb · 2 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

I am trying so hard to learn from you guys, and then I looked on Amazon for this "Lorac Behind the Scenes Eye Primer" and found out it was $20 for half an ounce.

Seriously, everyone, do I really have to shell out that much cash to achieve these awesome results? I am all about paying the extra amount to have the super ultimate better thing that lasts and lasts, but I am hesitant to just throw that much money at something that I am not totally 100% sure is going to be better than the primer I am using for my whole face right now. Really, for real, is that Lorac stuff that much better?

And should I really give up this WalMart/drugstore bs and just go through Amazon or some of those lovely stores like Ulta and Sephora to get the super ultimate stuff you all are always praising? Is it really, truly that much better?

Sing me the song of your peoples, my loves, because I adore and envy all of your gorgeous faces and I sooooo desperately want to try to achieve the awesome results you all have.

u/Turtle_Bird · 4 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

I also have oily skin, and I use oil absorbing sheets from Neutrogena. I don't think they're rice paper; it's some kind of blue, plastic-feeling sheet, but I notice that it's more absorbent than thin rice paper ones. I would say that one blue sheet gets as much oil off as 2 rice paper sheets for me. It also doesn't disturb my make up very much. I would highly recommend any blue oil absorbing sheet you can find (Clean and Clear also makes a decent one).

As far as general skin oiliness goes, I noticed a nice reduction in oiliness by using a face primer with silicone. I started out with Revlon Photoready and now I'm using a small Smashbox sample and the effect is the same.

I think your brows look fantastic! As far as DipBrow goes, I would watch a few YouTube tutorials first, that way you have a good idea of the different looks you can create with it/how the application is, and then if it fits in your budget, go ahead and get it! Anastasia has a bunch of nice brow products, so anything from them would be great, but it is pricier than what you're currently using.

I don't typically use waterproof eyeliner, but the Smashbox 24 hour eye primer is FANTASTIC to stop creasing. My eyelids get crazy oily during the day, but my eyeshadow doesn't crease when I use the primer (~10 hours? I haven't worn it longer than that yet). Urban Decay makes a really nice waterproof pencil. Currently the only color I have is "RockStar," but paired with the primer, it doesn't budge at all. This is pricey for a pencil, so if you're looking to stay in the drugstore range, Nyx makes some great eyeliners, but I haven't used their waterproof formulas.

u/FunInTheSun85 · 2 pointsr/beauty

I'm in the same boat, I've been slowly giving away my nicer stuff and trashing the crap. Here is what I currently use on a regular basis (and it all fits in a small makeup bag):

Chanel Double Perfection foundation. It's a pressed powder and it is AMAZING. I'm acne prone and have quite a bit of scarring and just a light application of this stuff hides it all. I've been using it for about 12 years now, have yet to find anything better. I don't use a concealer because this foundation gets it all. It's a bit pricey but I use it pretty much every single day and one compact lasts me for 6 months.

NARS blush in Angelika. I tried so many cheap drug store blushes and none of them worked, I own several NARS blushes and they are all amazing. Totally worth the price.

Physicians Formula Eyeliner. I can make some amazing cat eyes with this product. It's also fairly waterproof, I've gone swimming with it on and it didn't run. I also own a Stila liner which was more than double the price of this Physicians Formula one and I don't like it nearly as much.

Laura Mercier Brow Pencil

Maybelline Volum' Express The Falsies

My lip products vary, I'm liking the REVLON Colorburst Lip Butters. I also LOVE NARS lipsticks, I actually own that color (I know it looks awful in the picture but it's quite pretty). The formula is creamy but it stays put and isn't drying. And I don't wear glosses often but when I do I use either Chanel glosses or Smashbox glosses from this set. Neither brand are too sticky which I can't stand.

I haven't worn eye shadow in ages, and when I do it's from a few Sephora brand palettes so that isn't going to help you much. I like MUFE eye shadows though. Great pigmentation.

My brushes, bronzer, and luminizing powder are all Sephora brand so I didn't bother mentioning them either. I don't use primers much but when I do I use Smashbox Photo Finish Light.

Also I'm pale/cool with dark brown hair, blue eyes, and I'm oily and acne prone, if that helps.

u/Luckystar812 · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

I am awesome and deserve my item because I've been doing super well lately with fixing problems in my life. Huge accomplishments (For example, signing up for full time classes again, and applying for jobs...and hopefully more things like that to come). For two days straight I've been feeling well enough to leave the house, eat full meals all day, get things around the house accomplished (like packing for my move)...And then, overall just feeling...well, kinda happy today. I feel like I deserve at least a ribbon saying "good job".

This item is amazing because it would help me feel extra pretty by enabling me to do my makeup properly. It would make everything a lot smoother and blend much better. :)

u/butmehm2 · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

This contest comes at a perfect time, 'cuz I just got married a month ago and did my own makeup! I experimented with products the year before I got married and used all of my HGs on my wedding day. You might have to zoom in to the pic a little bit more to get a better picture, but you get the idea. Here are the products I used:

FACE

u/GlossyProse · 5 pointsr/SkincareAddiction

tl;dr Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience.... If you can only afford drug store brand broad spectrum spf sunscreen, then that’s what you should use.


This will be long :)


First, SPF is a broad spectrum (primarily UVB) rating. For most activities, SPF 30 is more than enough.


It’s impossible to know what the UVA protection of a sunscreen is, if it’s not listed on the product as a PA rating. PA ++++ is the highest rating given.


PA rating refers to UVA and SPF rating is mostly for UVB. UVA rays are the ones that age you. The penetrate into the deepest levels of skin and mutate your genes. They’re the ones that cause toughness and wrinkles. UVB rays attack and burn the surface of the skin. They’re the primary ones that cause skin cancer. It’s hard to say that one is more important than the other. But I suppose I’d rather be ugly and look older than I am than have skin cancer. .. maybe lol


The FDA does not require a PA rating. You’ll find this most often on European products, Asian products, and products marketed to skin care enthusiasts.


My personal HG (holy grail) sunscreen is ROHTO Skin Aqua Super Moisture Milk SPF 50 PA ++++ which is relatively inexpensive but ships from Japan. It’s incredibly moisturizing, doesn’t leave a white cast, works very well under a primer or foundation, and I’ve even been complemented on the smell of my skin. Love it.


That withstanding, any sunscreen is better than no sunscreen at all. Using Banana Boat (or almost any brand) on your face is fine.


Also, I use the e.l.f. Studio Mineral Infused Face Primer in Brightening Lavender. It comes in other shades that would probably work just as well.


Keep in mind: Your hands and chest / décolleté are the next most telling of your age, after face. You should be moisturizing your hands and décolleté almost as religiously as you do your face. Same with sunscreen in those areas, although I limit my face sunscreen to my face and use a Walgreens brand broad spectrum SPF on my hands and chest / décolleté.



As for where it goes in your routine, sunscreen is the final step in your skincare routine. My personal looks like this:


• Cleanse
• Exfoliate
• Tone
• Actives
• Serums + Ampoules
• Moisturizer
Sunscreen
• Foundation Primer
• Make-up
• Setting spray


Putting make-up on over sunscreen, mineral or otherwise, won’t reduce the effect of the sunscreen, as long as you’re sure to let the sunscreen set first and that you’re not wiping it off as you apply something else. That is, be gentle. Smearing is okay; wiping is not.


Additional note: If you’re using a moisturizer with SPF you might not be getting enough coverage - make sure you’re using enough, consider layering. If you’re using a foundation or powder or setting spray with SPF, you’re almost definitely not. This is because of the sheer volume of product that would be required. SPF is measured with the idea that you’re using 2.0 mg/cm2 of skin. That’s about 1/4 tsp that should be used to cover your face and neck (assuming average size). If you haven’t, take a look at 1/4 tsp of powder or setting spray or anything else. It’s a lot. It’s too much. I’m not using that much; you probably aren’t either.

u/beegobuzz · 2 pointsr/cosplay

..I'm being dragged away for a little bit, so I'll make this as quickly as possible.

-Super permanent for days on end - Sharpie. It stinks, it can bleed onto other material, and it can smudge onto your skin.

u/adav218 · 3 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

1. something blue

2. summer vibes

3. unusual food, avocado hugger

4. this for my mom. shes the ultimate beach planner, and it would be such a good gift because it has the insulated bottom that she could bring snacks and drinks in!

5. girl in cabin 10 its a suspense, and Ruth Ware has quickly become one of my fav authors.

six- hmm coming back.

7. dog bed for burrow types

8. this useless gift is pretty funny though

9. inception because its just a giant mind fuck and its awesome

10. first aid kit for zombies just seems like you might need a band-aid or something.

11. DSM 5 pocket version im currently studying for my license to become a counselor, and this one be so helpful when I have to diagnose my clients. it's absolutely vital for a therapist, and it would change my life!

12. add- on

13. harry potter fandom

14. this painting is 235,000 HOLY CRAP

15. unicorn cupcake topper

16. bourbon vanilla candle

17. barbie dream house was EVERYTHING

18. writers block

19. makeup vanity I cant afford one right now, but I will save up and get one!!! Im obsessed with makeup and having a good place to sit while doing it.

20. bacon survival kit. for the true bacon lovers lmao

Edit: I literally give up on editing the numbers. But this was such a fun scavenger hunt! Thank you adoptee!

u/sarakimbap · 4 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

https://www.youtube.com/user/mrpanda101

This guy^^ is asian as well and uses a lot of Korean BB Creams that would most likely work for you. You can get most of these creams from Memebox and Amazon if you're considering it. He also has had acne and acne scars so it might help. I'm also asian btw.
This is a primer/well idk. It helps a ton with the texture of your face (pores etc.) You can wear this alone or under something:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ROWCPLO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8

This is a good mid-range BB. It covers well but can be sheered out to be very natural There are other colors but this was what I used. :https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01AA24E4A/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

If you need heavy duty concealing, I would go for dermablend. You can get this at sephora.com

And finally, I would 100% invest in a beauty blender. You wet it and use it to pat in foundations/bb cream and it looks way more natural. You get get this at sephora.com or ulta. Amazon only sells fakes. Good luck and sorry for the long post!

Edit: I forgot to add that Memebox sells Korean makeup exclusively. They have a large range of BB's CC's foundations and concealers that will most likely match you better (read the reviews tho). Also, you might want figure out your shade if you want to get dermablend. It's not exactly cheap. And with all makeup users, I would reccomend a several step process. 1. Initial makeup removal with a wipe 2. Micellar water 3. Full cleansing cream 4. Toner/essense/any prescription cream 5. Sheet masks several times a week. This is what Koreans do to have such clear skin.

Edit 2: Most asian bb's are very light, so if you're fairly tan, I would reccomend L'oreal's magic lumi cushion bb. They have a lot of shades. Sorry, forgot not all asians are as white as me.

u/Sieberella · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

If you're just starting out the biggest advice I can give you is go with ELF products. They're cheap, good products that won't break the bank if you decide all this make up stuff isn't for you.

When doing my face (i'll leave lips and eyeshadow out) here are the steps I take:
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  1. Primer! Squeeze out a drop on your finger tip, then put a tiny bit on your forehead, chin, and each cheek and massage in. This will help your make up stay on, give it a nice even playing field and just makes it look so much better.

  2. Blemish Control. Now, you can use this pen if you want, a lot comes out at a time and can be a pain to cover up, I prefer this but you'll run out of the green first, but it's nice to have all the other colors for contouring. Put a bit of the green on any redness on your face, a little goes a long way! If you go with the contouring pallet, you can use the yellow to counteract any purple on your face (under your eyes) and you can use the purple to counteract any yellow on your face.

  3. Foundation! if you have a foundation you love, stick with it. I personally use Covergirl. And liquid or powder, it's totally up to you, I just work with liquid better. Now, how I do this is I put about a finger tip full on my forehead, chin, and each cheek. I use my hands to rub it in, UNLESS I have a lot of green on my face for blemishes, then I'll use a brush to rub it in. Go down your neck line a little, but not too much.

  4. Bronzer!. This will give you some dimension and added color to your face. I won't go over contouring, but if you're just doing every day make up, this great. I take a brush like this combine the four colors in the palette and go over my cheeks (below my cheek bones), run a little over my forehead and down my T-zone, and then I use the rest to go behind my ears and down my neck a little to create a blend.

  5. Blush! Now it's blush time! Get a bit on your brush, smile big and just do the apples of your cheeks while brushing a little towards your ears.

    And you're done!

    ***

    I would suggest looking at ELF's actualy website, as some of the prices on Amazon were really high, plus they always have great coupons!
u/BrookeStardust · 3 pointsr/homestuck

This is probably the greatest advice!
I think one of the bigger complaints I've seen at anime cons about Homestuck cosplayers has to do with grey paint getting everywhere. :( Which is an easy thing to avoid (and makes your hotel staff a lot happier when they have to room clean later on!)

Ben Nye makes a pretty good product called Final Seal that works quite well after a translucent powder has been applied. After the fact, you'll probably want to invest in a pack of makeup removing wipes- I've used these to great success, but I am pretty sure any disposable remover will work just fine.

Have fun. :)

u/wannabebaker101 · 11 pointsr/RandomActsofMakeup

YES!! I am a firm believer in setting spray :)

For reference: I have oily, acne-prone skin and I wear a "full face" of foundation/concealer/contour every day. I use setting spray to seal in my makeup and to remove that "powdery" effect that often sits on top of makeup. Setting spray really helps to blend your makeup into your skin and lasts longer. I find that it's essential for reducing oilyness and increasing the longevity of my makeup.

Here are the best setting sprays I personally love and use:
(Ranked in-order of my favorites)

u/moon-sun1015 · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Oh god my whole wish list is basically cosmetics so I just picked a random item- yay primers because they make a world of difference :) I'd love to win the contest because I'd like to expand my collection of nail polish! Raffle word: banana and thanks for doing this!

u/smittenginger · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

My freshly showered face, sans warpaint!

I have a lot of issues with my face that I try not to dwell on, namely because I am blessed enough to have minor flaws. Nothing big. Just a couple of weird dry patches, thick red brows, and weird red capillaries around my eyes. I'm super comfy wearing no makeup outside. I just like looking all dolled up and gorgeous. Makeup is such a confidence booster for me!

Thanks for hosting. This is a fun one. :)

ETA: My item!

u/BeckysMamma · 5 pointsr/30PlusSkinCare

This one isn't specifically for the eye area but I really like how it goes on my skin. I put it on right after I use bakuchiol. I follow up with a primer. Even after using all this my makeup goes on perfectly. The Purito sunscreen (PURITO Centella Green Level Safe Sun SPF50+ PA++++,Broad Spectrum UVA1,2,UVB/oil-free suncream/non-nano system, Acne-prone skin) feels good but isn't moisturizing but the bakuchiol is moisturizing enough so it works out. I highly recommend it!

u/eloiselangdon · 1 pointr/MtF

I'm also assuming that you are still learning makeup basics, so here's a list of a few things that I think would make a solid set which you can find on amazon or, most likely, at your local drugstore and won't break the bank:

u/purebredginger · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Something that has made me happy this week is one of my best friends from TX is coming to see me this weekend!!! woot woot!!!! Any my favorite food is sushi! Which is pretty convenient for this post =)

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u/[deleted] · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

Hiya! I'm tina! My favorite product is eye shadow, my thebalm and beautiful pallet is my best friend! I have a new found love for blush and red lipstick now and my current favorite look is the classic pin up! Anyone can pull it off, and i just love itt!
An interesting fact; my favorite color is brown! And I think elephants are the only mammal that can't jump but I might have made that up..
need me some primer!
Thanks for hosting!

u/akward_tension · 1 pointr/ParisComments



comment content: I'm also assuming that you are still learning makeup basics, so here's a list of a few things that I think would make a solid set which you can find on amazon or, most likely, at your local drugstore and won't break the bank:

u/KKJules821 · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

Omg that awesome congrats girl! That's an amazing achievement and Ty for celebrating it with all of us!

BIG MONEYYYY!

I've only tried this as a sample but fell in love with the way it works and feels on my skin. Smashbox primer is by far the favorite now just to take the plunge.

u/xyzedyx · 1 pointr/MtF

Thanks for the update! I've been revising my OP because I didn't feel like I convey my original question very well at first. I know about the tutorials but they still aren't very detailed for someone who never have ANY experience with make up at all.

I bought something orange (not lipstick though) on amazon. I'll have to look into the Covergirl 3-in-1. If you have a link to an amazon page that would be helpful.

Thanks again!

Edit: this?
COVERGIRL Outlast All-Day Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation Classic Ivory, 1 oz https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0094G3MRY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_nHTFzbKMT71HW

Since it's already a primer, I won't need this then?

E.l.f. Hydrating Face Primer, 0.47 Fluid Ounce https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HVI8WYU/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_NKTFzbHRKEY1K

u/young_and_baroque · 3 pointsr/SkincareAddiction

YNMV on NYX. People love it, but I use it to wet my brush.

Ben Nye comes in a bunch of different sizes (that get SUPER cheap as the size goes up) but you’ll need your own spritzer bottle for the larger sizes. It also has a scent, so if you are sensitive to that beware. But my friend works at Disney Land and he uses Ben Nye to set his makeup, so if it works for a Disney Prince in the summer I’d say it’s good enough for me.

2 Oz - $16

8 Oz - $40

16 oz - $44

u/Sunnyyyyy · 4 pointsr/IncelTears

Hi, nice initiative and thanks for your time. I'd like to know if I use the right products and if I'm doing everything properly.


Using this mapping for reference.

Always have acne around 5 & 9, mild acne at 1 & 2. During breakouts also between 4 - 6 and 10 - 8 and the acne at 1 & 2 gets a bit more noticeable. Acne nowhere else on my body. Acne in general is not that severe in my opinion. But that's just my opinion. :)

Male Indian generally dry/combined skin, have had Acne since the age of 16, currently 22. After the shower my skin screams for moisturizing, which is why I believe I have dry skin. I shower twice a day normal temperature, sometimes cold showers, and I avoid getting my face wet under the shower.

Diet: Eat pretty much anything. Generally healthy things tho, also go to the gym 5 days a week. Like every other Asian family: Rice + meat + veggies lol.

This is my skincare routine:

  1. Cleanse everyday twice.
  2. Exfoliate twice a week on seperate days, Wednesday and Friday.
  3. Mask once a week, Sunday
  4. Apply toner
  5. Apply moisturizing serum
  6. Apply Eye moisturizer
  7. Apply moisturizing creme
  8. Apply moisturizing oil
  9. Apply sunscreen
  10. Apply primer/foundation/concealer/powder.

  11. Use an ointment my general practitioner prescribed, it's called: "Differin Gel". I use this everyday before I go to sleep.

    By the way if you know anything about make-up, which I assume you do. I have very dark under eye circles, any way to make it the same tone as my face skin color? It's the thing that annoys me the most, and the women in the make-up shop never take me seriously when I ask for advice lol.
u/Stepherzzzzzz · 2 pointsr/AsianBeauty

Price, Availability, and Product Claims

The NYX Honey Dew Me Up Primer's price ranges from $9.79 to $17.00 and is available to purchase in the United States from the following retailers:

  • The NYX website
  • Ulta
  • Target
  • Amazon

    NYX's website's description of the product is as follows:
    > Inspired by honey’s golden glow we developed a primer that neutralizes the appearance of discoloration and redness. Our innovative light reflective gold flecks create a luminous look that will help keep your skin looking radiant all day.

    The Touch in Sol Feel Like Honey Moon Skin Base's price ranges from $20 to $24 and is available to purchase in the United States from the following retailers:

  • Sephora
  • Glossybox
  • Amazon 3rd-party seller

    Here is the list of product features from the Touch in Sol website:

    > Honey Texture firms and vitalizes the skin by patting your skin which helps to promote formation of Elasticity.
    >
    Hydro Complex: hydrolyzed collagen, Hyaluronic Acid, and honey Extract instantaneously work to improve
    > the discolored skin tone as well as feature the natural radiance.
    > Complex of 4 Flower Extracts helps keep the skin moist while relieving irritations
    >
    Repair Complex CLR help to not only improve skin tone but also the recover your fatigue skin.
u/KKParadise · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

Glam me please!! Gotta love free shipping ;) Thank you for hosting, what an awesome idea!! You are so sweet! or this...

u/trbstr · 9 pointsr/LARP

For any sort of makeup whether Dark Elf or tattoo'd, I use a barrier spray before applying to help keep from sweating through the makeup. You can use the same barrier spray as a seal after application, but I use Ben Nye Final Seal for areally nice matte sealer. I played a makeup heavy character (raccoon) and those two things helped tremendously to keep the makeup in place. Both are fairly inexpensive and most costume shops carry both or similar products. Good luck!

u/wishforagiraffe · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

the ultimate in makeup a good primer makes all of your makeup look better, stay longer, and feel nicer. this should be an easy sell. and happy almost birthday!

u/MrsCraigster38 · 2 pointsr/AdvancedRunning

I use this. I haven't tried it on runs but it works great for weddings! Usually those events have very different effort (and hopefully sweat) levels attached to them, though haha

u/emilycorinn · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

This [here] (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006OZF398/ref=cm_sw_r_udp_awd_dcDttb1A4647E) would be great as its always nice to find things to help make us beautiful. Im on my phone so i cant copy the link second like for u but make up is always a winner.

u/twiggish · 58 pointsr/homestuck

I can help!!!!!!


It sounds like your daughter is cosplaying Aradia Megido


Ok, I have a giant post on makeup [here] (http://www.reddit.com/r/homestuck/comments/1fb1df/cosplay_advice/ca8vwk8) that may help you (sorry about the profanity). But I'll try to condense it down to points for a younger cosplayer.


In your situation, I would 100% recommend Snazzaroo brand paint. It's a water-activated makeup that you apply with a damp makeup sponge.

To seal it, she will need a sealant. This is necessary for anyone wearing body paint. If not, the paint gets on everything, and other people get very, very angry about it. Seriously, if the sealant is unavailable, I would really highly suggest that she not wear the makeup at all, which is completely understandable/common for casual Homestuck Troll (the species of the character) cosplays.

EDIT: haha wow I wasn't expecting gold. Thank you to whoever that was!

u/LBluth21 · 4 pointsr/weddingplanning

I would invest in a high quality primer. I like Smashbox primer myself, but Elf has a pretty good primer as well. You want stuff to stay put.

u/PHvideos · 3 pointsr/adventuretime

For makeup, I'd reccomend Final Seal.

Its used for stage makeup, it isn't super shiney, and a good solid coat will keep you're awesome make-up job on for most of the day (If you're going all day, wash off and re-apply everything after lunch.)

Really nice costume, good job on the dress!

u/brilliantbri · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

http://imgur.com/rq5F1oZ
I just posted a discussion on this! :) Warpaint (less)!

Something that makes me self conscious is that I have self injury scars all over my lets and stomach and upper arms. However, I've grown to not be ashamed of my past and I totally flaunt booty shorts, swimsuits, and sleeveless tops now!
Awesome idea, thanks so much!

Here's my item:http://www.amazon.com/l-f-Studio-Mineral-Infused-Primer/dp/B004DIXYWG/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=UBFMQYIMAL1N&coliid=I2SY1NKV5YAHFB
I've never had a primer, I hear they're useful.

u/PMMeCrochetPatterns · 4 pointsr/MUAontheCheap

I know you may not be looking for recommendations, but have you tried this:
Aritaum Pore Master -
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00X3PQ6IY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_xcB3CbBKVCQBJ

I super love it, and it's made a bug difference with the large pores on my forehead and nose.

u/PeachThunder · 4 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

Thanks! It took the most self-restraint to not scratch my nose with this on. XD I didn't really try to make it last/not smear because it was late at night, otherwise I would have used a setting spray. I hear Ben Nye has a really great setting spray. I know Ben Nye for special effects makeup, so I would expect that it'd work well for facepaint. Though I already have UD All Nighter so I really should have tried that. It probably would be the same. :)

u/nahcabmA · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

e.l.f. face primer
I want to tell you that you are beautiful! I wish I look as good as you when I was that pregnant.

And yes I actually need this item.

u/ListenToTheMusic · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

Hi and welcome! If you want your makeup to last throughout the day, be sure to use primer before applying it. There's facial primer, eyelash primer, lid primer, lip primer...I mostly use lid and facial primer--Urban Decay and Smashbox, respectively. And if you really want your makeup to stay without budging, you can spray your face with a makeup setting spray (Urban Decay makes a good one). Hope this helps!

u/nosebleedx · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

I think its 106.03 That you have saved. Good luck and enjoy your show!!

This.

u/EnvyAdams · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

What makes me beautiful!

This ELF studio face primer or minty nails. Both are on my beauty wishlist. :)

u/ricctp6 · 1 pointr/Wishlist

I would like my add-on to be this if I win :) Thank you so much for the contest.

You are buying Dragonball Fusions.
You are buying a new litter pan for your cat (by the way my family has that litter pan for their four cats, and it’s AWESOME).
You are buying cat litter.
You are buying a paint kit.
You are buying some toilet paper.

u/Niltaic3 · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

I have two "Highest Priority" items. They seem to be two completely different things- but they are connected. You see, this is to keep my fake-face on.

As a female who wears makeup there is nothing more irritating than when you're doing whatever, you know, looking good.. and suddenly you look at your reflection in a window or something and you're like DAMN WHO LET MY REAL FACE OUT? And you gotta fix that! All that work you spent artfully painting on how your face looks to the public and within hours it's all faded and your eyeliner is halfway down your eyelids. In order to be able to fix it on-the-spot you're suddenly carrying around your whole makeup bag for touch-ups at dinner and when the occasional photographer walks by. Imagine you're out on a date with some hottie and you're like "hey sorry I have to go powder my nose", then you pick up your 3 gallon purse with every brush and gloss known to mankind (all only half-full, of course) and drag it off to the bathroom!

This is just safety standard to cool down after you look so hot for so long. (It can also be used as a blunt weapon to beat the hundreds of people you attract off of you)

^(Also, I am not confident in my baking/cooking abilities)

Edit: fixed first link thx Youjimbo

u/dreadfulpennies · 3 pointsr/RandomActsofMakeup

Well, thank you for being nice enough to spend your lottery winnings on us. :)

Link. Because it's Summer and I live in the South and my makeup keeps melting off my face. :/

u/HAPiper · 2 pointsr/drugstoreMUA

I just recently bought the green NYX Studio Perfect Primer and I have loved it so far. It does have some mixed reviews but it has worked great for me so far.

u/littlemisstigger · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon
Don't forget to do a little something for yourself every once in a while. Even if it is just putting the babies down in the crib for a couple minutes so you can go pee or have a candy bar in peace. Mom time is crucial for you sanity!

) Smiling!

Item
u/viivalo · 3 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

My favorite brand for facepainting is TAG Body Paints, you can get the individual pots of color and they have some beautiful blues.

Since it is water activated, it will start coming off if you begin to sweat. I use a sealant instead of water to activate the paint (it's my tried and true method). [Ben Nye Final Seal] (https://www.amazon.ca/Final-Seal-Matte-Makeup-Sealer/dp/B005MZ4A7C) is my go to. It's a little bit pricey but it's definitely worth it to make everything fade proof. Then I set everything with a translucent powder.

To remove, baby oil is where its at.

u/FrozenFractalsofIce · 6 pointsr/AskWomen

I don’t wear foundation often but I am a shiny mess by the end of work. I use a three step skin care process every day and a gel moisturizer , primer, this shine killer, setting powder. and a matte setting spray.

You can use a foundation between the shine killer and matte setting powder. I use this when I include foundation in my routine but I don’t wear it often and definitely don’t use foundation at the hospital.

The only other thing I recommend is using an oil absorbing sheet regularly throughout the night. It’s really the best thing I’ve found to deal with oily skin.

u/fluttershy123 · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

I am awesome at painting my nails! Here are some pictures!. Plus, something good that has happened recently is that I got a new puppy two weeks ago!

Makeup setting spray!

u/smudgy13 · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

I'v been really wanting some more Primer and some more Purples to play with. Hehe I want P things. Im sorry your doctor is being a butt. I hope you feel better soon!

u/grath0 · 1 pointr/weddingplanning

My makeup artist used this on me. I get sweaty very easily and I was dabbing paper towels all over my face all night, but my makeup looked pretty much the same after 12-13 hours of wear time as it did when it was fresh.

u/avonelle · 3 pointsr/AsianBeauty

I love face blur

Beauty Shot Face Blur 35g SPF33 PA++ KPop Korean Cosmetics https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00ROWCPLO/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_tZgrzbWXF4QFC

u/alisyn2981 · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

[thats what makes me beautiful] (http://www.amazon.com/l-f-Studio-Mineral-Infused-Primer/dp/B004DIXYWG/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1377024420&sr=8-6&keywords=makeup+setting+spray)
this is my moms favorite and i need to get her a b day gift :) ( i dont have money :P)

u/magneticbetty · 2 pointsr/GirlGamers

Seconding Ben Nye Final Seal! I cosplay a lot and trust nothing else to keep my makeup flawless all day. I also have the issue with my glasses rubbing off my makeup on my nose and have used it when I am going to be in meetings all day w/o a chance to go check/repowder my nose.

u/sammisamantha · 1 pointr/MakeupAddiction

Have you heard of the Korean brand innisfree?

They got a whole line of "no sebum"

The no sebum powder instantly mattifies me.

I just got their bluring primer and working a 12 hour shift my makeup for once did not require any blotting.

It has almost full ratings on Amazon. [INNISFREE]NO-SEBUM Blur Primer 25ml https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00WFW76BW/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_AkcTzbF76327S

I've tried the MUFE and Dr jart mattifying primers but nothing compares to this. And it's literally 1/4 of the price. I cannot recommend it enough.


You also might like a gel moisturizer. It changes oily skin like day and night. Neutrogena makes a good gel one that is afforable.

u/amoebicArtiste · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Hola hotpinkfishfood! I only joined in the last 2 weeks or so, so it's nice to meet you!

I've been readjusting to life in the US after doing a summer semester of design school in Europe. Also enjoying a condensed summer vacation where all my friends missed me and I have tons of stuff to do all at once.

This fits nicely under $8

u/madhattergirl · 5 pointsr/TheGirlSurvivalGuide

I've always had pretty dry and red skin. I recently got this and it works pretty well for the dry skin and I use this on top of it to cancel out the red (the green primer is the one I use).

The moisturizer may not be the right one for you though, I've had to try a lot to find what works for me.

u/Atojiso · 2 pointsr/TrollXChromosomes

This stuff is absolute magic to keep makeup in place. It definitely lasts through a very sweaty workout. Or a night of clubbing. You might find it cheaper elsewhere. Comes off easily with coconut oil too. =D

u/tumblred · 1 pointr/Makeup

You can use long wearing/waterproof makeup if you know you're going to wear contacts. Some things that would help: waterproof mascara (Better Than Sex Waterproof), really long wearing eyeliner (Inglot AMC Gel Eyeliner), cream shadows (Maybelline Color Tattoos or MAC Paint Pots). I've actually rubbed my eyes wearing the Inglot eyeliner and it didn't smudge or come off. You could also get some theater makeup sealing spray, I've personally never tried it but heard really good things about it.

u/intergalactic_trash · 1 pointr/KoreanBeauty

I am using the Mizon Snail repair ampoule and I have to say that my acne marks are fading faster than ever. I have very fair skin, so when I get a zit I will have a red mark for at least a week. Now, a zit I had on Sunday was completely faded by Tuesday.

Also, I have one deeper pore that is more pitted than the others, almost like the kind of scar you mentioned. The InnisFree no-sebum primer really helps to fill that in.
https://www.amazon.com/INNISFREE-NO-SEBUM-Blur-Primer-25ml/dp/B00WFW76BW

u/sp3cia1j · 21 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

this is a great dupe and a lot cheaper. Someone on one of these threads recommended it to me, so paying it forward :)

u/MicrosoftSucks · 2 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

I recently started using setting spray and i've only used this one so far: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B4YVU4G/. I like it a lot and will be getting some more soon.

And you're very welcome!

u/baccgirl · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Ok....my list of goodies for you /u/angelninja

Sexy dress $14.95
Belly chain $7.98
TBBT. Lie game $26.99
Funko pop $11.99
Another funky pop $16.99
Jewellery box $11.90
Pretty shirt $18.99
Hot rollers $14.99 with $5 off coupon
Vintage dress $23.90
Makeup primer $12.10 with coupon
Eye shadow $15.97
Foundation $5.40
Hat stand $19.99
Hanging chair $28.94
Pirates of the Caribbean bluerays $39.97 (there are 4, but I only linked one)
Really pretty necklace set $10.99
Rhinestone choker $12.99

It all adds up to $306.70, but that doesn't include the discounts on some of the items.

u/candycanecupcakes · 2 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

They don't sell at Sephora - idk about Ulta but probably not.

The brand is geared toward theatrical makeup - really good high quality. A lot of brides use Final Seal to keep their makeup on all day etc.

Final Seal

Stage Makeup Set

Foundation Wheel

u/nnicolee · 12 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

PSA to everyone that uses the UD All Nighter-- if you look at the label it says it's actually formulated by [Skindinavia] (https://www.google.com/search?q=skindinavia+all+nighter&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiwh4KNrInWAhVE5CYKHf8MAqkQ_AUICygC&biw=1819&bih=874#imgrc=hHumdt0LUr-suM:).

I first started using the All Nighter and read the back, which led me to buying an 8oz bottle for $35. 2 years later and it's still almost halfway full. It's way more cost effective without the UD name on it :)

I still keep a trial size of the UD bottle and fill it up with the Skindinavia one when traveling so I don't have to lug around a giant setting spray bottle. I've worn this stuff swimming in the middle of the Pacific in Hawaii after cliff jumping, hiking in the pouring rain, etc. and my makeup stayed on. It really makes a world of a difference.

u/nikkithebee · 2 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

Highly recommend Ben Nye Final Seal. It's actually made for setting stage makeup where the actors are heavily makeup'd and under very bright lights. I swear by the stuff!

Fair warning: it's heckin minty. Like, make you wince peppermint in your eyes fresh to death. So do your mascara AFTER you set everything else.

u/toronto_filmmaker · 2 pointsr/Makeup

You might need to do some hydration in the AM using eye gel patches.

I use Peter thomas roth cucumber patches. They are pricey but they really work nicely.

I finish my under eyes with this rimmel primer .

The trick is to use the primer AFTER you use concealer. This shocks people but I swear by this method.

Apply primer by tapping gently with fingers. Tap it a little bit then leave it.

Will dry to a matte finish and your creases will be diminished.
ALSO - Don't use any products with shimmer or shine. They'll make you look way older.
I don't use powder under my eyes.

u/madsbrain · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

HG primer is Make Up For Ever HD Primer in Green (completely neutralizes any red skin I may have), and lip would either be Geek Chic's Sweet Transvestite Joystick or Buxom Lips Lip Gloss in Starr (I put them on together and it looks AWESOME!)

What about you? What are your HG products?

u/kaukermie · 5 pointsr/rollerderby

Make-up suggestions aside, grab yourself a bottle of this bad boy to seal everything. I used it Saturday night for a rainbow eyeshadow/liner theme and still woke up flawless on Sunday...even went swimming and stayed intact. This shit's legit.

u/sixdollardress · 3 pointsr/psychotherapy

I cover them as much as I can, although some aren’t possible to cover long-term - I live in a sub-tropical climate where sleeves and summer don’t mix, and my skin is so pale that I can’t put concealer on them without it being obvious. I always cover them for interviews. I have thought about getting a tattoo sleeve or something to hide them, but I have a feeling big tattoos would have an even more negative effect than just letting the scars show. I have never had anyone say anything, but I have often wondered how it affects people’s perception of me.

If you aren’t as pale as me (I am vampire pale), check out a foundation called Dermacol. You have to make sure you buy it from a reliable website (I linked one below), as there’s a lot of fakes on the market, but the genuine dermacol is amazing and can cover all kinds of marks/scars/tattoos/etc. Applying it to your scars each morning could be a good way of covering them up without having to wear excessive clothing. It’s waterproof, but if you try it and find it’s transferring, there’s another product called Ben Nye final seal which you spray on to make it stick.

Dermacol: http://www.dermacolusa.com/

Dermacol demonstration: https://youtu.be/iH9kcjNkt5U

Final Seal: Final Seal- Matte Makeup Sealer, 2 oz https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005MZ4A7C/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_-Mp3AbN5NH2E8

u/willworkforchange · 2 pointsr/RandomActsofMakeup

http://www.amazon.com/NYX-Cosmetics-Lasting-Makeup-Setting/dp/B00B4YVU4G/ref=wl_it_dp_v_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=2T11EQPO1RDV4&coliid=I1MUDPB7756NFH

How about Daria? Or a flower? I made a flower costume out of a pink poster board, some pieces of velcro, and an elastic band. I wore a green dress to go along with it.

Thanks for hosting!

u/BluegillQ · 1 pointr/MakeupAddiction

That's terrible it's discontinued! Ugh!

Revlon Photoready Primer comes in three formulas, and the price is amazing. The link is to amazon.

There’s a great sunscreen that a lot of people including myself are using as a primer. [Coola Face SPF 30 Unscented Matte Tint Natural BB Cream]
(http://www.paulaschoice.com/beautypedia-skin-care-reviews/by-brand/coola/face/_/Face-SPF-30-Unscented-Matte-Tint-Natural-BB-Cream) is SO NOT a bb cream, but a mineral sunscreen and primer in one. The link is to the Paula’s Choice Beautypedia review.

u/daynpitseleh · 6 pointsr/RandomActsofMakeup

This is my cat, Mia.
She's about 11 years old now. I got her when I was in 6th grade. She loved to play with plastic toy balls as a kitten, and I loved soccer, so I named her after Mia Hamm. We had to get her spayed and she was pretty traumatized by her experience. Her personality changed, and she was much more scared of everything. She would never come out if anyone besides my parents, my sister and myself were around, and the doorbell would send her into a panic. As someone who suffers from social anxiety, I could relate (as silly as that sounds) and we got very close to each other.

Over time, she came out of her shell more. It took her five years, but now she will approach my boyfriend and even sit with him. She isn't as scared of things, and she is much more outgoing. I've matured over the same time, and I'm not quite as shy as I used to be.

Currently, I'm in grad school a state away, so Mia is currently staying with my parents. When I was in undergrad, I was able to come home every weekend, so it's been hard to be away for so long. I miss her!

Product link

u/pukebear · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

I've never tried a face primer before and this e.l.f. primer looks pretty nice. I sometimes have trouble with the staying power of my foundation

u/snorklax · 10 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

seconding /r/asianbeauty which will have both skincare tips and a variety of primers / finishes you might not have have been aware of before. For example, I just got the Aritaum Pore Master Sebum Control Primer which has turned out to be a super affordable dupe for Benefit's Porefessional, which means I don't feel guilty using it over larger areas of larger pores.

Another thing to remember is that youtube isn't real life - even if it isn't as commercially shot as makeup ads many youtubers are using ring lights and filters to enhance what's showing up on film.

u/Aoibhell · 1 pointr/RandomActsofMakeup

NYX has one, too .. it's probably better than Ulta's.

u/bluetherealdusk · 2 pointsr/Wishlist

Oh yeah, at least personally Aloe Vera does wonders. We had some plants here but sadly they didn't fit anymore (my mother is a plant hobbyist, if we had a garden she'd be even happier).

For big pores I guess you put on make up? As I said I've never been into make up (I like to watch tutorials though). Do you use a primer? The one I see recommended on the channel I watch is this Aritaum primer.

I actually wanted to bleach my hair but my mother tells me that it reallydamages the hair. I don't know if it would be worth it, to be honest.. Besides, my hair is kinda darkish brown so it would probably be hard to do.

u/AndroidNoob8 · 1 pointr/Makeup

Based on your suggestions and the info available in r/makeupaddiction and r/olivemua, I've decided on the following products. Opted for mostly drugstore items as I'll be including a Zelda iPhone case for her and some other goodies as well.

Tarte Eyeshadow Palette - http://www.ulta.com/tartelette-tease-clay-eyeshadow-palette?productId=xlsImpprod13581249

Essie First Base Base Coat - http://www.ulta.com/first-base-base-coat?productId=xlsImpprod1320190

OPI Classic Nail Lacquer - http://www.ulta.com/classic-nail-lacquer?productId=xlsImpprod5180201

Revlon Quick Dry Top Coat - http://www.ulta.com/quick-dry-top-coat?productId=xlsImpprod14321031

Nyx Mega Shine Lip Gloss - http://www.ulta.com/mega-shine-lip-gloss?productId=xlsImpprod2150070

Maybelline Color Sensational Lipcolor - http://www.ulta.com/color-sensational-lipcolor?productId=xlsImpprod2830011

e.l.f. Eyebrow Kit, Medium - https://www.amazon.com/e-l-f-Cosmetics-81302-Eyebrow-Medium/dp/B002B4JORS

Maybelline Mascara, Blackest Black - https://www.amazon.com/Maybelline-New-York-Sensational-Blackest/dp/B00PFCT2R0

L'Oreal Blush, Sweet Ginger - https://www.amazon.com/LOreal-Paris-Match-Super-Blendable-Ginger/dp/B003BMI8D0

NYX Noir Liquid Liner, Black - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006R1MM2A

Rimmel Stay Matte Primer - https://www.amazon.com/Rimmel-Matte-Primer-Fluid-Ounce/dp/B00I9X3UKM

Chose not to get a brush set as the eyebrow kit and blush each come with their own anyway! Also, everything with an Ulta link I plan on buying in-store tomorrow, so you have time to stop me if I've made a dumb choice.

u/redditcd31 · 3 pointsr/crossdressing

You can get a setting-spray and spray that on. It helps keep everything in place and from running.

https://www.amazon.com/NYX-Cosmetics-Setting-Finish-Lasting/dp/B00B4YVU4G

u/punnyenough · 1 pointr/Sephora

Is this the one? Might be worth getting it on Amazon.

u/Zemedelphos · 7 pointsr/homestuck

Here's a link to the same sealant on Amazon, though only in the 2oz spray bottle.

http://www.amazon.com/Final-Seal-Matte-Makeup-Sealer/dp/B005MZ4A7C

u/911pleasehold · 2 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

I live in Houston... I think the best thing for the summer here is Ben Nye's final seal setting spray link. It has made a world of difference for me. That shit is practically waterproof.

I would try the same makeup you use now plus this spray over it

u/Mishiiee · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

Mine is only $3.69 and I only want it because I want to actually start being girly instead of the tomboy I actually am.

u/marieisacat · 30 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

The Korean dupe for the porefessional is the Aritaum Pore Master Sebum Control Primer, which is the EXACT same as the porefessional but cheaper. I bought mine at a kbeauty store for around 5$ but it's on amazon!

u/indiraa · 7 pointsr/TwoXChromosomes

When I want to cover up bruises or for costume make-up, I use this stuff. Depending on where you live you might be able to find a costume store that sells it, or a place where you can get it shipped quickly!

u/poodlesnskirts · 2 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

I second this. I also just bought a dupe of it for $6 [on amazon](Aritaum Pore Master Sebum Control Primer, 0.9 Ounce https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00X3PQ6IY?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf) & I honestly can't tell a difference

u/omglydia · 3 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

I just bought the Aritaum Pore Master Primer ($12 on Amazon) and it seems to be a good dupe for the Pore Fessional.

u/3isbear · 1 pointr/MakeupAddiction

Got mine from Amazon

u/torryvonspurks · 5 pointsr/MakeupAddiction

Aritaum Pore Master Sebum Control Primer, 0.9 Ounce https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00X3PQ6IY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_YjeMBb2TH3DKG

u/aly0184 · 1 pointr/MakeupAddiction

Is this the one you guys are talking about?

u/KinkyMcDreamy · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

This please since getting pregnant I've had such a problem with dry skin on my face. It will be mine, oh yes, it will be mine.

u/Daheep · 3 pointsr/AsianBeauty

Skindinavia Oil Control Finishing Spray, is my HG setting spray! It holds back the oil well, but more remarkably, it stops my makeup from breaking down midday. Amazon sells mini bottles so you can test it out for a week or two without committing. I've purchased the Oil Control Primer spray as well, but the Finishing one has been performing so admirably, that I have bothered to try it yet. As you have combo skin, I would try two different sprays; an oil control on your T-zone & a hydrating one on the rest of your face.

u/Emilolz · 1 pointr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

This elf face primer

And this cologne for my husband

He's running low on his good smells and I'd hate for him to start using the axe his mother bought him that stuff is terrible. Also I don't want to look a hot mess for him so primer is essential! We can go out on date nights and look/smell nice then come home and practice making a baby!

Schmidt my add on!