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Hi there everyone,

Can someone who has a seriously bad five o clock shadow on their cheeks please tell me what they use to cover it up. I am currently trying the orange lipstick base with the pan stick and then powder over the top look but it does not look right, it looks too heavy and you can still kind of see a vague impression of the blue below the skin. I have also tried the same method but then applying other foundation over the top which i find rubs off the original stuff and makes the shadow more visible. I am wanting to go full time within the net 8 weeks and if i do not find something i may have to delay this slightly until i get it sorted, which i really do not want to do.

Any advice would be really helpful, i am from the UK so if anyone knows any local products it would help a lot, but i do not mind ordering from over sea if it means i can cover this up.

Also, i know you can not give advice as such, but does anyone know if you need to see a hormone specialist to get AntiAdrodgens (T-Blockers) or can you get them prescribed from your doctor. I am starting with my gender councilor on the 7th of March and i know i can not get Hormones earlier and i am not stupid enough to order them online, but if i could get the TBlockers off my doctor that would be a real help.

All my love and hope you are all doing ok

Amy <3

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~Nova~

I had laser done to get rid of the beard and stash. I took this picture this morning and if you look, you can still see some stash. I went right after to get the laser done, ouch

I don't know anything that covers that does not look thick and packed.

Best of luck

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Guest Jenny C

In the meanwhile,

I use dermablend products from Vichy. They are quite expensive though. But you need to match the skin color...

For me, not orange but crimson red... But before that, I use ultra-corrective foundation stick one the shadow part. Those products have a lot of color pigmentation 'cause they are made for person with scars or port-wine stains for example...

Then I use some lip stick only on the shadow part also.

Than, some corrective foundation all over... but not too much... !!! just for uniformity...

The secret I think is to have bronzing powder with different shades to sculpt your traits ... and and the same time to blend everything together... your neck and all...

Difficult to explain... I think it is a question of practice... to get the right dosage... enough but not too much...

With the darker shades you emphasize part of your face that you want to look smaller... sides of the chin for example or sides of the jaw... but also, paradoxically, the cheeks, which will look like being more preeminent... it is a question of perspective... and of nuance... not too much, just enough...

Love,

Jenny

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Guest Karen K

Yes laser is the way to go. I just had my last session, switching to electrolosys to get the gray ones. My profile pic is from Dec 3rd 2011.

Laura Jane

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