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  • I am so interested in getting your Physician's Formula, Inc., Mineral Wear, Talc-Free Mineral Illuminating Powder Duo. But I don't know what the shades mean just by the name. Can you tell me : Natual beigh, natural ivory, classic ivory etc in the order that is from light to medium to dark?

    Great question!  When you look at the website, the drop down options go from lightest to deepest.  Hope that helps!

  • where on my face to I apply the bronzer

    Great question!  For a naturally bronzey look - apply bronzer in the shape of a 3 - across the forehead, down and around to the cheek bone and then down the jaw bone. Also, dust it down the nose, on the neck, and if exposed the ears, and back of the neck for an even all-over glow.  Good luck!

  • I love love the nude shimmer strips lightest color. I want another but see it only comes in the 3 pack which I have not used nor plan too, they are much too dark. How can i order/find just one single shimmer strip?

    Hi - Unfortunately those are only available in trios.

  • Hi! i have a question about the eye booster 2-in-1 eyeliner that I bought yesterday, I used it and I absolutely loved it when I first tried it on. However today the brush tip became very dry and unresponsive? I believe that there are still some products in it but the brush application is really dry and not as smooth as before. But I also left it out of the cap for 1-2 minutes so is there any solutions to this? I'd hate to buy a new one due to my mistakes.

    Hmm - try shaking it.  If that doesn't work, I'd recommend calling consumer relations because that doesn't sound normal.  Good luck!

  • Hi I'm meagen and I am looking for a whole new makeup that's better for my skin and i am looking for organic makeup, cause I am tired of all my other make up breaking out my skin and making really oily.. so i am hoping that switching to organic makeup will work for me now.. and again i am looking for everything including blush and glow, and eyeshadow and liner and mascara

    Hi Meaghan - Sounds like a plan!  I'd recommend you check out the Physicians Formula Organic Wear line which is eco-certified and 100% Natural Origin.  Also, while not Organic, I'd also check out Mineral Wear line.  It's hypoallergenic, super gentle and great for sensitive skin.  Good luck!

  • I have roscea and and would like to cover red areas but also get a youthful natural glow and work on ant aging but have also very sensitive skin...helpppp

    Thanks for writing!  First to address the redness, use a green primer.  This will cancel out the red and prep your skin for makeup.  After priming, look for a gentle, buildable foundation, such as a the Mineral Wear line from Physicians Formula which will even out the skin (and cover the green!).  Afterward dust on a little bronzer - across the forehead, down the cheek bone and then down the jaw bone, plus on the nose, neck and ears, if shown.  Look for bronzer that is 1-2 shades deeper than your natural tone and apply is wear the sun would naturally touch.  I like the Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Correcting Bronzer which continues to help even the skin while bestowing a sun-kissed glow.  Good luck!

  • I am 61 yrs. old and have dry sensitive skin. I use your bronzer and love it. What foundation do you suggest?

    Great question!  If you have dry skin, I'd look for a creamy foundation to help boost the moisture levels.  I really love the new Youthful Wear Spotless Foundation - it glides on the skin, works to create a flawless finish and the brush buffs and blends to perfection.  

  • I bought the Youthful Wear Spotless. I can not tell if there is any make up getting on my face. The instructions say to put a few drops on the brush.It doesn't drop and or seem to do anything. I also bought the blush Mineral Wear natural. It is so pink I can't use even a little of it.To top it all off the rebate offer seems to be impossible to get on line. Please help! S. gail

    Hi Gail - thanks for checking in!  Have you tried shaking the foundation prior?  This should help.  If it doesn't, you should contact consumer relations.  Mineral Wear Brush is quite pigmented so a little can go along way.  Whenever I use a powder, I always make sure to blow the excess product off the top of the brush to ensure it's just the right amount - that might help too.  Unfortunately, I can't help with any rebate questions, but you can reach out here:

  • I am 54 and have dry, sensitive skin, I do no wear much makeup, what do you suggest, a powder or foundation and which one?

    Hi - Thanks for checking in!  If your skin is super dry, I'd recommend a liquid foundation or a tinted moisturizer/BB Cream as these will infuse a bit more moisture.  Also, you might want to try using a gentle primer which will help lock in moisture.  Good luck!

  • Hi! I am having trouble finding a foundation I really love! I believe I have combination skin from stuff I have read online. So I followed a couple of peoples advice and stuck with whipped foundation and ill usually finish with a translucent powder, but my problem is it either looks too powdery, too oily or just rubs off by the end of the day. I also have larger pores on my cheeks and nose and what I am using now does absolutely nothing to hide it! Thanks!

    Great question!  I think one of the most important things you can try is a primer.  This will help lock your makeup in place, while smoothing the look of pores, fine lines etc.  Then I'd use a powder to help fight shine and deliver the desired level of coverage.  Good luck!

  • I would like to try Physicians Formula makeup. I am in my 50's and do not want to feel or look as if I'm wearing a lot of makeup. I've been wearing Clinique Even Better compact makeup "vanilla" for years but not happy with it. I have blonde highlights and hazel eyes, and fair to med skin. I'm told for my age I have young looking, healthy skin. What would you recommend?

    Thanks for writing!  I love the Youthful Wear Foundation - it glides on (love the brush that comes with!) and give skin extra anti-aging benefits (who doesn't want that?).  It's available in Light and Medium so you can play around and see what shade works best for you.  For Hazel Eyes, I love pinks, greys and taupes to make your eyes pop.  The original Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner palette in hazel eyes features 9 super flattering shades that you can mix and match.  Top it off with a swipe of mascara.  Good luck!

  • I bought youthful wear and it is so thick I can not get a drop to come out of the dropper. How can I thin it out ??

    Hmm - Have you tried shaking it before using?  That should help!


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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.

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