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  • Just purchased "Lash Extension Kit". Is it waterproof? The directions say,"tap extension brush to release any excess." What does this mean? How do I tap and where? Can I brush off my lashes after everything is set? Thanks. (Please don"t sign me up for any periodic emails)

    Hi - Thanks for writing!  To confirm, no, the Eye Booster Lash Extension Kit is not waterproof.  What the directions mean when they say tap off excess it means tap the fiber wand over the tube or over the sink to remove excess fibers and avoid excess fall-out.  And yes, you can brush through your lashes, but I'd recommend doing it mid-way for the best results. 

  • Can any of your pressed mineral powder be used as foundation and if so which one thank you

    Absolutely!  I like to use the Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Airbrushing Pressed Powder for buildable coverage that won't irritate the skin.

  • Hello. I bought this under eye concealor tool and it doesn't work. It hasn't worked since I bought it. I like some of your other products, but this seems like a waste of $12.

    Thanks so much for writing in!  Have you contacted consumer relations?  You can reach out to them here:

  • Which of your pressed mineral powder would make the best foundation or none of them and what should I use thank you Mary

    Hi Mary - You can absolutely use pressed face powder rather than a liquid foundation - it's completely up to you!  I like the Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Airbrushing Pressed Mineral Powder for a higher level of coverage and the Nude Wear Glowing Nude Powder for a lighter finish.  Good luck!

  • Hi, I have been wearing your Bronzer -Solar Powder SPF 20Light Bronzer for many many years and I love it and it looks Great on me.I don't seem to find it in several stores.Have you discontinued it? I hope not! If so what can you recommend that you sell that is almost Exactly like it. I mean as close to the same as can be. Thanks so much for your Help.

    Hi - Thanks so much for checking in!  That bronzer is definitely one of the older ones, but don't worry, you can still get it from the Physicians Formula website:

  • Love both the SuperCC+ Light/Medium 6216 in combination with the CoverToxTen50 Transulecent Medium 2737. However, even though I have fair skin with red undertones, both these colors are too light. the SuperCC+ actually gives me a white glow. What can you recommend?

    Thanks for writing in!  When you say red undertones, do you mean rosacea type redness, overall pinkness?  If you have all over redness, I'd suggest counteracting with a color corrective green primer or powder.  Once you nuetralize the redness with the green, cover that with your nuetral flesh tone foundation/powder/bb.  This way the color will read true, and if needed, you can tweak your face makeup shades.  

  • I am looking for a long lasting foundation and I use the BB foundation and I do not feel like it's long lasting! I have to keep putting it on! Is there a different one you suggest or any other tips on what I should do?

    Thanks so much for writing in!  Have you tried wearing it with a primer to extend the wear?  I like to spot treat, where I need extra staying power, with primer and then layer on foundation or BB.  Good luck!

  • Which shade blush would you recommend for someone super fair skin and freckles?

    Great question - I love a pink on a super fair, freckled complexion, but I like blushes with a variety of hues to avoid a one dimensional look.    Have you tried the Nude Wear Glowing Nude Blush?  It features a light-as-air formula that lets you blend and build a customized hue.  

  • Hello, I am looking at the Talc free color corrector powder. it comes in 4 shades. asking if Buff Beige is lighter than Natural Beige or is the Natural Beige the lighter than Buff Beige of the 4 shades? Thanks.

    Hi - The product shades are listed from lightest to deepest, so Natural Beige would be deeper than Buff Beige.  Thanks!

  • Is the make up dairy free?

    Hi - That would be a question for consumer relations. You can contact them here:  Thanks!

  • Hi, I really love Physicians formula makeup, but all of your BB Creams, CC creams, and foundations are too dark for my extremely fair skin. Why don't you make lighter makeup?

    Thanks for writing in!  We're always looking to expand shade offerings, so hopefully we'll have your perfect shade soon.  In the  mean time, have you tried sheering out the shade with your regular moisturizer?

  • Hi! I am moving to Missouri, and I have absolutely no idea how to handle humidity and makeup! I love Physicians Formula but am worried that it won't hold up to the humidity... Which PF products will still work for me?

    To deal with humidity it's best to lighten up!  Look for lightweight, breathable formulas that won't clog pores.  Start out with a primer which will help extend makeup wear and help lock it in place.  The Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Correcting Primer works great. Then try for a lightweight tinted moisturizer or BB or CC cream so you have less products to layer.  Good luck!

  • what is the best way to apply primer, foundation and then powder to make skin look flawless without becoming cakey?

    Great question!  Start with primer to prep your skin.  I like to apply primer only where you need it to avoid looking cakey.  Afterward apply your foundation, again where you need it.   Good luck!

  • Are your eye shadows animal tested

    Nope, Physicians Formula does not test on animals. 

  • I have been using your Kohl Kajal liners and like them but they are getting very blunt at the end. They came with no sharpener and don't seem to be self sharpening so I may be missing something but I can't even find a sharpener that fits or works with them. So am I missing something?

    Great question - The kajals are designed to self-sharpen so as you wear them they gradually keep coming to a point.  To reshape yours, try using them on an angle and rotating them to bring back the point.  Good luck!

  • Is the Eye Booster instant lash extesion kit & eye liner waterproof? Also can it be removed with face cleansers or do you need to use an eye makeup remover.

    Hi - No, this items isn't waterproof, and it can be removed with your eye makeup remover or just cleanser and water.  

  • What color of POWDER PALETTE®MULTI-COLORED BLUSH do I wear if I have olive skin?

    With your skintone you can really wear any shade - lucky you!  It really depends on the look your going for but, I really like Blushing Peach and Blushing Nude.  Good luck!

  • Hi Joanna.I am using makeup forever 123. Which shade should I go for nude wear foundation. Can I get any sample of nude wear to try it first?

    Hi - Sounds like you would need Nude Wear Glowing Nude Foundation in Light/Medium.  Good luck!

  • Love the Nude Wear foundation. Had never tried applying foundation with a brush - the effect was super! My question - how often should I wash the brush and with what?

    So glad you like!  I recommend washing your brushes at least once per month and allow them to air dry completely.  It's essential to wash your brushes regularly to avoid transferring bacteria.  

  • Hi. I have a question about the cc plus cream in the tube. I bought the color light just yesterday and used it for the first time this morning. I'm not sure I find it very moisturizing? Should it be? I feel maybe it dehydrated my skin just a bit. Can it be worn with a moisturizer, or is that not recommended. I used first aid beauty ultra repair cream, it's not to heavy. But I have the lighter version in the lotion form. Please help!

    Great question - while the CC Cream is designed to take the place of your moisturizer (and several other items in your routine!), you can definitely wear over your moisturizer if you feel like you need additional moisture.  Your skin changes every day so feel free to tweak as works best for you.  


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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