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  • Hi, I have light skin, LOTS of freckles, and black hair. I've been looking for something to cover the bags under my eyes, and a product to even out my skintone all without making it look like I'm trying to cover my freckles

    Hi- great question!  To create an even complexion, I'd start out with a light applicaiton or foundation or tinted moisturizer.  (Have you tried the new Super BB All-in-One Beauty Balm Cream in Fair?)  Apply this all over the face to provide an even canvas, while letting your freckles show through.  Then evaluate where you might want more coverage.  Remember you can always add more, but it's harder to take away.  To lift and conceal dark under eye circles, I really like the Physicians Formula Youthful Wear Cosmeceutical Youth-Boosting Dark Circle Corrector + Concealer.  This dual-ended concealer features yellow to conteract blue undertones of dark circles, while the light shade helps minimize the yellow tones.  The roller ball applicator helps reduce puffiness.  Good luck!

  • Where can I find or how can I buy Green Eyes Custom Eye Enhancing Mascara Duo. One side is black mascara and the other end is green. I have been looking all over for this.

    Hi There - This item should be available at drugstores nationwide, but you can also purchase it directly from the Physician Formula website,  

  • Would you use the correcting powder before using the loose powder fondation?

    Great question!  The Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Correcting Powder can absolutely be worn alone, or under your powder foundation.  It really depends on how much coverage you're looking for.  Experiment and see what you like.  You might not need as much coverage as you think!

  • I recently purchased the green, light, and pink correcting concealer trio. I was wondering what is better to put on after the trio…just the multi colored face enhancer powder? But I also been using the youthful wear spotless foundation that works great, is it a good idea to put both on after the trio or just the powder?

    Hi There - The Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Correcting Concealer Trio is absolutely one of my favorite products!  The order you wear the items completely depends on how much coverage you're looking for, and this can definitely change day-to-day!  If you're looking for lighter coverage, I'd suggest applying the concealers to the specific areas and then dusting the powder on top.  If you're looking for more coverage, I'd suggest first applying the foundation all over, and then evaluating your complexion.  After you see which spots need some extra TLC, then spot treat with the concealers.  You might need less than you think!

  • I have been using the Le Velvet Film makeup in Sand Beige for YEARS! Physician Formula has stopped carrying it and I can't find it anywhere else. Is there anything they carry that is comparable in color and coverage?

    Hi There - Have you checked out the Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Face Powder in Sand Biege?   That might help!

  • Hi, Your eye make up as well as many other brands is colored to match ones eye color. The choices are blue, green, brown, etc. My question is. . . How do you choose one of these when your eyes are two different colors?? I have one eye that is very deep dark brown and my other eye is very much green. I have always had trouble with this, please help.

    Good question!  Brown and green eyes look fantastic in shades of chocolate browns, taupes and beige, but they also look amazing in shades of purple - from eggplant to lavender - and metallics such as gold and copper.  Experiment with which colors you like best to make your unique eyes stand out even more! 

  • Hi there! I was wondering if any of the products contain palm oil, and if they do is it RSPO certified?

    Hi There - That's a great question for consumer relations.  You can reach them here:

  • Hi, is Physicians Formula makeup fragrance free?

    Hi - most items are fragrance free; however, some collections such as the Sexy Booster or Happy Booster Collections do have scents.  

  • What is a great substitute for my favorite product, Bamboo Wear in Creamy Natural? Love the product and understand it has been discontinued. Has it been? Thank you!

    Hi!  Yes, it does have very, very limited distribution.  It you're looking for a similar powder that is super gentle and provides buildable blendable coverage, I'd suggest looking to the Mineral Wear Collection.  Right now, I'm especially loving the Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Airbrushing Pressed Powder which also has SPF 30!

  • I recently purchased the mineral wear talc free Blush SPF 30 "NATURAL". Found the color to be too pink I usually purchase the Revlon "Berry Rich 050" make up but it is out of stock. So I opted for your makeup as it is also hypoallergenic (which is a plus). Can you please recommend another shade that would be similar to Revlon's berry rich? Blush can be other products that you carry. Just as long as the color is the same... Thanks,

    It's hard to match colors exactly, but the closest shade would likely be the Physicians Formula Powder Palette Multi-Colored Blush in Blushing Rose.  This item features a variety of rose, berry and pink hues that blur together for flawless color that helps naturally enhance your cheek bones. You can check it out here:

  • Hello dear! I want to say I love your products and use a lot of them, but when I try liquid make up on my face is too pink for me, so I want to ask, if you can make face make more yellow than pink the perfect color for me is wheat is like yellow please?

    Thanks for checking in!  That sounds like a great suggestion to pass along to consumer relations:

  • I'd like to start using the PF products. I have combo/oily skin and have been breaking out more frequently. Which of the powders would be good for me? I have a pressed powder compact now, but I'm not sure it's the best as I need to use it a couple of times during the day to cover the shine.Thanks for any advice!

    Great question!  For those who have oilier, more break-out-prone skin powder is definitely the best bet as the formula will naturally help to absorb excess oil.  I would also recommend looking towards mineral products since they are super gentle,  and also starting out with a primer to help your makeup stay in place longer.  Have you tried the Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Correcting Primer SPF 15?  It's fantastic!  After applying primer, apply your powder as normal.  Good luck!


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Professional Makeup Artist Joanna Schlip has worked with some of the most celebrated people in the entertainment industry. Her work has graced the covers of the most prestigious magazines worldwide. With her tremendous talent and outgoing personality she is consistently booked for beauty commercials, print campaigns, and A-List trendsetters for red carpet events. In addition, she contributes her artistic skill set to cutting edge editorials, runways, and fashion advertising from coast to coast.

At the age of eighteen Joanna left the United States for Paris, determined to start her career. It was a brave step for a young girl who didn't know anyone in Paris or speak a word of French. She just knew that she wanted to work for French Vogue. It took some major perseverance, but she achieved that goal and much, much more. Joanna spent over fifteen years in Europe working throughout Milan, Paris and London. Her experience in the highly visible European fashion industry honed her skills to an elite level taking her work to international status.

When Joanna returned to the U.S. in 1999, Los Angeles proved to be the place for her to be. Since returning to the U.S. she has made over forty television appearances and trained artistry teams for cosmetic giants. She is also a two time keynote speaker at the IMAT’s, a beauty author, an international spokesperson and world-wide beauty expert. Joanna’s extraordinary work ethic and genuine personality have afforded her an amazing clientele including Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson, Ellen Pompeo, Laura Linney, Hilary Duff, Sheryl Crow and Jessica Simpson.

In 2006, Joanna launched her first book, Glamour Gurlz: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Great Make-up and Gurl Smarts (Random House). This fantastic how-to book of makeup is packed with over 100 beautiful original photos, “Schlip-tips” and tricks. It’s layered with inspirational quotes and stories from twenty-five celebrity beauties, thirty models and young women. All of Joanna’s proceeds from the book support J-Gurlz, a foundation Joanna created to help young women realize their true potential by making a difference in the lives of teen and transitional-aged girls while building self-esteem through innovative programs.

Joanna has traveled to ninety-three countries around the globe. She places her career first and continues to challenge herself everyday in hopes of sharing her vision of modern beauty with women everywhere.

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