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  • Looking for a new foundation. I am in my mid forties with visible pores, broken capillaries and combination skin. Which one do you recommend for me?

    Great question!  If you're looking for a foundation that offers lightweight, but buildable coverage, I'd look to the Physicians Formula Youthful Wear collection the new Spotless Foundation is incredible!  I love the texture of the formula and the brush that is included for applicaton.  It conceals all imperfections without feeling, or looking, heavy.  

  • Will PF make the organic mascara in BROWN for fairer-skinned people. Black does not look natural on my eyelashes.

    Thanks so much for writing in!  You're right most Physicians Formula mascaras are black, but if you're looking for a lighter option, I'd suggest their To Any Lengths Lash Extending Mascara which is available in Black-Brown.  Hope that helps!

  • Why does it stick to a magnet, if it near one? (Shimmer strip eyes)

    Great question - the Shimmer Strips shadow and liner palettes feature a magnetic closure so that it likely what is attracting it.  

  • Hi! I absolutely love my smashbox "on the rocks" eye shod ow pallet, but I've only been able to master a nude eyeshadow look. I don't want all those colors I purchased to go to waste! I have fair-ivory skin, blue-green eyes, and I would love for my makeup to compliment- not overpower- my blue hair :P Any tips?

    I'm not familiar with that palette, but if you're looking for a streamlined nude look, I would recommend the Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Nude palette - it offers 9 shades that can be mixed and matched and the outer packaging shows exactly how you can wear each look. Good luck!

  • I love the idea of the Touch of Glow stick, but I only like to use makeup with good ingredients. Is this product organic and for the most part how clean is this product?

    Thanks so much for writing!  All of Physicians Formula products are hypoallergenic and free of parabens, but if you're interested in specifics, I'd recommend checking with consumer relations: http://www.physiciansformula.com/en-us/contactus.html

  • Hi, I have been looking at the Organic Wear mascaras. I want a mascara that will curl my lashes and make them look thicker, but I also want it to look somewhat natural, I dont want to look like my lashes are fake! Which mascara do you recommend from the organic wear line?

    I love the Organic Wear mascaras!  They each give a natural look, but if you're looking for specific curl enhancing benefits, I'd check out the Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin CC Curl + Care CC Mascara.  It sounds like a match for you! :)

  • I'm switching from Smashbox to Physicians Formula. I will like to get the basic makeup that I will need to create the best makeup based on my face and skin tone. I like to be bronce, but also nude for formality. I can send you a picture so you can see my face. Please advice.

    Thanks so much for checking in!  Yes, it's hard to "prescribe" exact products without seeing you, but if you're looking for basics to get your started, I would look to the Physicians Formula Mineral Wear line.  It's lightweight, buildable and absolutely pore-friendly.  You can wear the selection of face products, alone or topped with bronzers (which the line also offers).  Check it out! :)

  • I'm a fan of the powder finish concealer stick in yellow #1304C. I can no longer find it in local stores and online it only offers "light". Can I order Yellow? Thanks!

    Hi - have you checked online at amazon.com or drugstore.com?

  • I want to know how I can't get a makeup kit from you guys so I can start a YouTube channel

    Hi - Unfortunately Physicians Formula doesn't give out makeup kits, but if you check them out on social media, they are always doing giveaways!  Good luck!

  • I need a bronzing powder to put over my foundation daily all year long I have olive skin

    You've come to the right place!  Depending on your desired level of coverage and if you want luminious or matte, check the Physicians Formula website, http://www.physiciansformula.com/en-us/product/face/bronzers.html, they have one for all your bronzing needs.  If you're looking for a just a light veil of color, I love the new Nude Wear Glowing Nude Bronzer, but if you're looking for a more matte finish, try the Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Airbrushing Bronzer.  Good luck!

  • Hi Joanna, I was wondering is this makeup for colored women? I notice there are only two shades.

    Hi - Thanks for writing in!  Yes, some products feature a limited set of shades that work for a variety of skin tones- typically light to medium and medium to deep.  Which product were you interested in?

  • I would like some guidance on selecting the shade for your Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer. I have freckles and find most tints make them look greenish.

    Great question!  It's important that you let your freckles shine through for an even, natural look.  Look for a tinted moisturizer that offers a sheer, but buildable finish so you can customize your complexion like the Organic Wear BB Cream.  Look for a shade that matches your skin tone (not your freckles) and most importantly, blend, blend, blend!

  • I would like to have little bit shimmer on my face but not too much which bronzer should I go for? I have used ultra smooth cashmere, I loved it but not finding that anymore in stores. I loved that look. Not too shimmery, jus a little bit shimmery and perfect glow.

    Hi!  That bronzer is still available online, but if you're looking few a new option, I really love the Argan Wear Ultra-Nourishing Argan Oil Bronzer.  After you remove the gold overlay (just one swipe), you'll be left with a luminious bronze glow that will give you a just-back-from-the-islands kiss of color.

  • The loose powder was recommended due to blemishes, they also said use a green primer and concealer. What order do I use them?

    Sure, great question!  First start with the green primer to spot treat and redness areas.  The green will cancel out the red.  Next apply concealer on top of any imperfections, including the spots you hit with the green.  This will blot out the green and give a naturally nude complexion.  Finally add a swipe of loose powder to help the concealer set.  Hope that helps!

  • what product should i use to have the illuminating effect on my face ?

    Great question!  I love to use the Nude Wear Touch of Glow Concealer Highlighter or the Nude Wear Touch of Glow Stick to highlight.  It's warm and works to reflect the light in a natural, easily blendable way.  Good luck!

  • I want to wear the Physicians Formula Super CC+ Color-Correction + Care CC+ Cream SPF 30. How do I know if I should choose light or light/medium. I am pretty light in skin color. Also, I am looking for a bit more coverage, so is this better than the 100% natural origin CC cream? What would you recommend?

    Great questions!  If you've looking for more coverage, a CC is perfect for you as it gives all benefits of a BB plus added color correction.  The difference between the Super CC and the Organic Wear CC is the type of ingredients and the SPF level which would be entirely up to your preference. 

  • Hi! I have come to love the MINERAL WEAR®TALC-FREE MINERAL ILLUMINATING POWDER DUO, but it's hard to find in stores. I was wondering if the products that make up the duo are sold separately? "Number 2" seems most like airbrushing powder, but what product is "number 1"? How can I achieve this duo look with separate products? Thanks!

    Thanks so much for checking in!  This product is still available online; you can purchase it here directly: http://www.physiciansformula.com/en-us/productdetail/face/loose-powders/07028.html

  • Hi. I am new to Physicians formula and have some product questions. I have very sensitive skin and break out often. I have fair skin with red undertones. I do not like to wear a lot of makeup (just eyeliner and mascara) but I am looking for something to use on my face to even it out and just give light coverage while looking as natural and young as possible. I am going to be 30 (not sure if that matters). Thank you

    Great question - all Physicians Formula makeup is made with sensitive skin in mind, but if you're acne prone, I'd look to the Mineral Wear line which is the most gentle and will not cause breakouts.  The line offers concealers and powders, plus bronzers and blushes for a light finish, and if you're looking a natural looking mascara, definitely check out the Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin BB Bigger! Better! Lashes mascara.  Good luck and have fun!

  • I can no longer find "Smokey Hazel Eyes" in our Shimmer Strips and I'm desperate!! After years of searching I've finally found the perfect combination!! But I can no longer find it in the store, or on your website. Thanks for any help you can provide!

    Have no fear - you can still purchase this item online - so stock up! :) http://www.physiciansformula.com/en-us/productdetail/eyes/eye-shadows/02222.html

  • I am looking for a medium/full coverage foundation with a "dewy" (not matte) finish. Any suggestions? I have sensitive skin and in my 60's. Thank you.

    Thanks for writing!  For a dewy finish, I'd check out the Nude Wear Touch of Glow Foundation - it offers buildable, blendable coverage while leaving skin looking dewy and natural. However, if you need more coverage, definitely look at the Youthful Wear Spotless Foundation.  It has an incredible formula that glides on and works to make your skin more even and radiant as you wear it!

LEARN MORE ABOUT JOANNA

Learn More About Joanna

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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