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  • Which way do the color palates go ? BUFF BEIGE IS TOO LIGHT.. also what about combining 3 in 1 and the step 3 for maximum coverage. Reddish nose and cheeks light acne chin line and forehead.. NEED coverage that appears natural

     Shades are listed in order from light to dark. The  BB and CC Creams are great for providing natural looking coverage. Hope this helps!

  • I was given the following Aging products and wonder if they are to be used at the same time and in what order: a Expression Line Freeze, Laser Resurfacing Serum, and Wrinkle Filler & Deep Moisture Repair. Also, is additional day or night moisturizer required? Thank you.

    The products are meant to be used together. Always start with the lightest product first, so the Expression Line Freeze in the areas needed, followed by the Laser Resurfacing Serum and lastly the Wrinkle Filler & Deep Moisture Repair. Just be sure to add a SPF into your regimen as well. The Wrinkle Filler & Deep Moisture Repair is your moisturizer so nothing additional is needed. 

  • I have ben using Pore-Refining Skin freshener but can't find it now. Has it been discontinued and if so, is there a replacement for it? Thanks.

    Sorry, I'm not familiar with is product. Visit the skincare product page for a complete list of available products. 

  • For years, I use Physicians Formula Durascreen UVA/UVB Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30. I recently learn that it is discontinued. What other alternative is there with the same effectiveness and performace as Durascreen? Thank You, Ivan

    Unfortunately we don't have a replacement for this product at this time. 

  • Do any of your products contain soy? I have hypothyroidism and need to make sure nuts and soy are not in the ingredients but mostly soy.

    For a complete list of ingredients, please click on the ingredient tab on the product page.

  • Does PF still make LE Velvet? If not what product is most like it? Thanks for your help.

    This product is discontinued, you can check in with Customer Service.  Thank you!

  • Hello I have Celiac and super sensitive eyes with contacts. Can you please recommend eye shadows, liners and mascara that is gluten free? Thank you so much

    All of our launches 2013 and on are gluten free. When you click on a product, it is noted in the description if it is gluten free. 

  • I'm at a point in life where I have developed an allergic reaction to any makeup I wear, I'm fully considering purchasing from this line alone. It's true that all products are hypoallergenic and will not cause me to react to the product?

    Yes, all products are hypoallergenic and the Mineral Wear line is great for sensitive skin. 

  • Is the Plump Potion gluten-free?

    No. All skin care products are gluten free and makeup launches 2013 and on are gluten free. 

  • I have eczema and I want to wear make up, will this make-up cause skin irritation or break outs? and I use Triamcinolone.

    Look for products that are non-comedogenic, which means they will not block your pores and cause breakouts. The Mineral Wear collection is ideal for sensitive and breakout prone skin becuase it contains natural, minimal ingredients that will not cause skin to breakout or experience an adverse reaction.

  • Hi, I was wondering what foundation and powder is best to use for dry skin? Thanks!

    Please direct makeup questions to our makeup artist, thank you!

  • Hi, please kindly advise a list of your products that are truly 100% vegan (no beewax etc), and cruelty free, and no chemicals. I would like to buy those for my friends. Thanks!

    All our products are cruelty free. For a complete list of ingredients, please click on the ingredient tab on the product page.


Dr. Meghan O’Brien is a board certified dermatologist specializing in comprehensive medical and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated as cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and completed her advanced medical training in dermatology at Drexel University College of medicine. Dr. O’Brien is a Clinical Instructor at Weill Cornell Medical College and is practicing with one of the most prestigious skin care clinics in the country, Tribeca Park Dermatology group in New York City.