Makeup advice Anonymous 313[Reply]
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Let's ask for advice and answer each others' questions about makeup, and maybe about skincare too.
I'll start. I almost never wear makeup (at most maybe some colored lip balm and mascara), and while I take care of my skin, I feel like I should start using BB cream or foundation and/or mattifying powder or primer. But I don't know where to start with this, there are so many products that I don't know which ones could be useful and which ones would be a waste of money. By the way, I don't trust beauty bloggers and youtubers because there's a good chance they're sponsored to recommend some products and brands, I want sincere advice, which is why I ask here.
If I only want to hide my large pores and acne scars (not the colorful ones, they're more like some holes in the skin), should I only focus on some mattifying powder or a primer, or should I use one of these with a foundation or a BB cream? Also, which brands would you recommend for these products? I know korean BB cream is the best but I would rather be recommended things I can buy in stores and not just online, so I can try it to see if it's the right color for my skin.
Yeah, they seem to be for deeper scars and lines. Thanks for sharing your experience anon, i hope it works for her.>>8873
Good luck with everything, and please report back on it.>>8874
I'm happy to share and just hoping that it helps.
Since we are talking about skincare - does it bother anyone else how everyone online seems to have paper skin?
Like, i was searching for a cleanser and decided to go for a gentle one. Since i don't know that much about skincare i went online and the rave seems to be about korean products, but i cannot get them so those were out, and every single cleanser i searched for reviews and such on reddit or other sites you aways find people telling you it made their skin pull, it left them dry, the fragrance murdered their kids and burned their house down.
In the websites reviews were fine, so in the end i bought it and a moisturizer with fragrance and they really are fine… even a bit too gentle. If i went with the hivemind i would have spent a lot more for something even more gentle that might of left me oily. Same thing with foundations and anything that goes on your face really. I am wondering if people were exaggerating because my own skin is sensitive and dry, but most cosmetics still work okay.
Do you think there are really this many people with more than sensitive skin or is it just like the gluten stuff where they follow a trend?
I have this sensitive skin but a little fragrance is okay. Even with body washes - you just have to be careful about the brand/company is what I've found. For example Aveeno advertises to be very accommodating for sensitive skin, but it always makes my skin dry and scaley. Like hard, which is wierd because my skin is really soft. another example is Lush, their products are amazing, and they are very scented. The Body Shop used to be my favorite, but then they were bought be L'Oreal and aren't the same a bit. Now their products are just irritating but smell good.
Anyway just wanted to give you my experience for some insight. I now try to use anything vegan & non comodegenic. If I like a stinky smelly peoduct enough I will use it like a perfume :- ) like put it on my arms where I'm not so sensitive.
I think the effects of scented products are long-term too, like you wont see if it's effected you negatively until you've tried it for awhile. Depending on your skin type.
I forgot to mention the reviews part. I actually worked for a LHR company that has 5 stars and realized it was because we offered a discount to people if they choose to remive their negative review. I try to take reviews with pounds of grains of salts.