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Pressed powder recommendations, please
My favorite bareMinerals Ready Touch Up Veil in translucent has shattered (third time; third compact-- booo!!). So I need to switch to another brand. I am sensitive to many pressed powders. The talc makes me itch. I prefer translucent, or perhaps the color light. I do not need oil-control properties.    I am very dry, but it's okay currently due to good skincare routine. I have evenly colored, blemish-free light skin with yellow undertones, zero oily t-zone. I use the pressed translucent powder several times a month to make my nose seem poreless, or maybe to take down sunscreen shine that may break through from under my bb cream (on my forehead). A couple times a year I use it to set foundation (but I rarely use a true foundation, mostly bb). Thanks!
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Urban Decay Thread!
HIGH TIME I updated the OP.   Upcoming Releases:   Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette, $60 5 Lipsticks, $18             UD (dot) com Exclusive shades that I own and can swatch for people: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Revolution lipstick: Gash, Protest, Matte Carnal Revolution gloss: Gash, Shadowheart Blush: Satisfy Other: Gash nail polish Revolution lipstick: Gash, Protest, Matte CarnalRevolution gloss: Gash, ShadowheartBlush: SatisfyOther: Gash nail polish
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
  Now I wonder if this indicates that the palette will go on sale on the direct site and be available to Canadians too!! I guess with the hard times a lot of these ... see post
Hyperpigmentation/dark spot concerns
I have dark spots on my face, especially on my upper lip.  It really bothers me as it looks like I have hair there or I have a dirty face.  So far nothing has worked in lightening them and they get much darker in the summer, even when I wear susncreen.  I've tried prescription hydroquinone, light therapy laser.  Hydroquinone didn't help, the laser treatment did for a bit, but they all came back.  Does anyone know of a product that can help in getting rid of them?  And also a sunscreen that can hopefully help avoid getting them any darker in the summer?  
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HALL OF FAMER waterbaby1981 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I exfoliate religiously a few times a week and wear SPF 50 (Algenist, Shiseido or Supergoop) 24/7 rain or shine, yet still have dark spots right underneath my eyes.  I j... see post
The Question Thread: Because not all questions need their own thread.
I'm making this thread because I simply don't want to create a new thread for every little question that pops into my head, nor do I think that most questions need a separate topic.    I had previously just dropped whatever random question that came to mind into the Random Thread (thanks jemly!), but I had been thinking about starting this for a while and figured I'd give it a shot to see if it could be of any use.    I'm well aware that the people who could best utilize this thread will likely remain completely oblivious to it, but if it can consolidate even a small fraction of questions -- and maybe even generate some interesting conversations both beauty and non-beauty related -- that seems worthwhile.    Official thread mascots: The Curious Puppies.   Official thread anti-mascot: Lucille Bluth.   It probably would've been wise of me to have a relatively inane question to use as an example and kick this thread off...    Well, since I apparently don't have any pressing questions, I'll start with this two-parter:   What's your favorite drug store nail polish shade AND which official mascot puppy is your favorite? Bonus/Extra Credit: What's it's name?
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HALL OF FAMER alexasteph / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@tiawise Thanks for the info. I might just need to try them both in store to see which works best for me.  see post
Q. favorites
Best makeup recommendations for cool with a rosy undertone? I have oily and acne prone skin with some scarring on my cheeks if anyone has any tips on how to cover it as well that would be awesome!
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi shana3035,   Can you specify what kind of makeup you're interested in? Are you just referencing foundations and face makeup or are you also interested in lips, ey... see post
Beauty Pet Peeves
What are your beauty pet peeves?   Here are a few of mine   When there's a huge hype around an item/brand or your own hype to get something and you get it and you are just meh.   I recently got a few items that were taking FOREVER to get to my house.  Canada Post was sooo slow at processing... the items were stuck with them and the tracking wasn't moving at all.  I was so excited and couldn't wait for them to be delivered and finally the items just showed up (tracking not updated) and I was like meh... not too impressed with what I got.  I thought I'd love it but no... not really. Swatched and sitting in a drawer somewhere... awww that just kills me lol   Another one (and this is for the Canadian girls). When you see free shipping on your favorite beauty products and then notice below in very small font US ONLY. ugh   So what grinds your gears? Share your stories!!!
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HALL OF FAMER StephaniLynn / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@jesscheems I keep the A/C pretty low and have a fan going in my beauty room. Lipsticks seems to be holding up perfectly as long as they aren't in direct sunlight by th... see post
RANDOM THOUGHTS : BEAUTY (PART DEUX)
welcome back to the junk drawer of random beauty thoughts and musings. it has been nearly a year, so i think it is time for a rew RT thread !    when i'm doing my makeup in the morning, my dog sometimes throws a fit until i move his food bowl over to where i'm sitting. i'm certainly not the diva in our relationship. ____________________   THE QUESTIONS THREAD :   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/The-Quest ion-Thread-Because-not-all-questions-need-their-ow ...   VINTAGE BEAUTY VIDEOS THREAD ! :   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /VINTAGE-BEAUTY-VIDEOS/m-p/1826210#M69382   SWATCH REQUEST THREAD :  http://community.sephora.com/t5/The-Swatch-Board/T HE-SWATCH-REQUEST-THREAD/td-p/2223212
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HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I do indeed! 70% of sheet masks have a little bit of excess serum left after you take out the sheet masks. I have combination skin, so stuff for dry skin can be a bit to... see post
What is a good primer for someone who does not use foundation?
I don't really have a need to wear foundation or anything for coverage unless it is just concealer for my dark under eye circles. Is a primer beneficial at this point? Is there a primer to enhance natural features?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi gracielaramayo,   Like bansheebeatt mentioned, there are other benefits to using a primer besides creating a good base for makeup. I agree that if you aren't alre... see post
What are you wearing today?
Was asked to post an updated thread. Let's continue the fun shall we?   What are you wearing today?   1. nars sheer glow foundation, mont blanc 2. perricone md no bronzer bronzer 3. urban decay eyeshadow primer potion, original 4. too faced chocolate bar palette 5. benefit theyre real mascara 6. rimmel london stay matte powder, natural 7. benefit dallas 8. nars blush, sin 9. buxom full on lipstick, las vegas
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BEAUTY BOSS AllysonJo / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
NARS tinted moisturizer/NARS concealer MAC blot powder loose/a wash of all three shades in the Hourglass ambient light palette. theBalm mary-lou manizer  KVD cont... see post
Rotating Makeup Challenge: Work it Weekly
Whether you want to push your creativity or just utilize your collection, I hope you will join me in a rotating makeup challenge!   Each challenge lasts a full week so you can post any day that is best for you, or multiple times a week. New challenges start on Mondays.     The schedule is posted in the spoiler tag. PLEASE let me know of any ideas you have and I will add them to the list! ALSO if there is anything in my list that people do not want to do, then I will remove it.    Be as bold or subtle as you want! Make the challenge fit your daily needs. I am more of an idea-person, so I'm pretty sure some of these are going to be a struggle for me to actually do. But #whatever.    This week:  Crayola Box  OR  Send Nudes Description:  Do an all colorful look or a monochromatic nude look (do not actually send nudes pls).  BONUS Challenge: blindly reach into an actual crayon box, pull out three crayons, and use those colors.      Schedule Spoiler (Highlight to read) - All about the Mamas (May 3 - May 8) - Something new, Something old, Something blue  (May 9 - 15) - Mythical Creature Madness   (May 16 - 22) - Crayola Box OR Send Nudes  (May 13 - 29) - Sweet Treats  (May 30 - June 5) - One Brand to Rule Them All  (June 6 - 12) - Alter Egos  (June 13 - 19) - Do you like pina coladas?  (June 20 - 26) - Tradesies   (June 27 - July 3) - The Brave and The Bold aka Deal With it Canada aka Eagles 4 Life aka Independence Day More Like Every Day ( July 4 - 10) - Never Gonna Give You Up  (July 11 - 17) - YOU'RE SO ON TREND  (July 18 - 24) - Trivia Night  (July 25 - 31) - Movie Night  (Aug 1 - 7) - Pin Up or Chill Out (Aug 8 - 14) - All about the Mamas (May 3 - May 8)- Something new, Something old, Something blue (May 9 - 15)- Mythical Creature Madness  (May 16 - 22)- Crayola Box OR Send Nudes (May 13 - 29)- Sweet Treats (May 30 - June 5)- One Brand to Rule Them All (June 6 - 12)- Alter Egos (June 13 - 19)- Do you like pina coladas? (June 20 - 26)- Tradesies  (June 27 - July 3)- The Brave and The Bold aka Deal With it Canada aka Eagles 4 Life aka Independence Day More Like Every Day (July 4 - 10)- Never Gonna Give You Up (July 11 - 17)- YOU'RE SO ON TREND (July 18 - 24)- Trivia Night (July 25 - 31)- Movie Night (Aug 1 - 7)- Pin Up or Chill Out (Aug 8 - 14)  
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Lol well your creativity shined through ^_^ see post
Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation Shade
HI! I'm looking for my shade in the Estee Lauder double wear foundation and concealer. I currently wear MUFE HD foundation in shade 117 and HD concealer in shade 4. If you know what that would translate to in the Estee Lauder world, I would immensely appreciate it. Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @MallyG!  MUFE HD in 117 has a Color IQ of 3Y02.  The ELDW colors are all either too yellow or pink.  The only ELDW color that was close (and I'm not confident) is ... see post
Any interest in Drugstore TSB?
I have a ton of drugstore items in a box to get rid of but first I wanted to see if anyone would be interested in doing a drugstore TSB before I donate it?
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HALL OF FAMER StephaniLynn / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Bumping. see post
Writing reviews about Sephora employees
often when i go into sephora, they give me a website to go to in order to write a review of my experience. does anyone have a link to that website? i keep forgetting to write reviews and then when i'm ready, i can't find the website.
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HALL OF FAMER drppr / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@Pandulce94 your makeup looks great. What was on your lips? see post
Mask TSB
Mask TSB, ROUND TWO  to start March 7th.     Feel free to request a spot on the waitlist for future rounds!   Participation Requirements:   Spoiler (Highlight to read) -18 or older -live in the US or Canada (let me know which; Canadians things work a little differently for) -Have 500+ hearts, or be on the successful traders list, or have successfully participated in previous TSBs, all that said, this is at my discretion and if I don't know who you are I will ask around before making a decision -be willing to provide box coordinator(s) with your name, shipping address, and personal e-mail address -be able to afford shipping -be willing to post tracking numbers -be able to photograph and catalogue your ins and outs -be able to get the box back in the mail within four post office business days (so not counting Sundays or Holidays) -18 or older-live in the US or Canada (let me know which; Canadians things work a little differently for)-Have 500+ hearts, or be on the successful traders list, or have successfully participated in previous TSBs, all that said, this is at my discretion and if I don't know who you are I will ask around before making a decision-be willing to provide box coordinator(s) with your name, shipping address, and personal e-mail address-be able to afford shipping-be willing to post tracking numbers-be able to photograph and catalogue your ins and outs-be able to get the box back in the mail within four post office business days (so not counting Sundays or Holidays)     Item requirements: Masks! Sheet, mud, overnight, eye, lip, if it says "mask" on it it's eligible! Unopened products only.   Swap requirements:   Spoiler (Highlight to read) 1:1 Foil for foil Sheet mask for sheet mask DS for DS FS for FS   1:2 FS for DS DS for sheet mask sheet mask for undereye gels (2 SETS)   1:3 FS for sheet mask notes: 1 set of undereye gels = 1 lip mask gel   Of course, if you're feeling generous that's always appreciated! 1:1Foil for foilSheet mask for sheet maskDS for DSFS for FS 1:2FS for DSDS for sheet masksheet mask for undereye gels (2 SETS) 1:3 FS for sheet masknotes:1 set of undereye gels = 1 lip mask gel Of course, if you're feeling generous that's always appreciated!     When the box is ready to retire I will make up "pamper packets" and give them to individuals I know or who are friends of friends in the deaf/deaf-blind community, many of whom fly under the radar for normal charities or assistive programs.   Participants: Spoiler (Highlight to read) 1. Spotspotcat  2. lipstick4soul 3. kelloua 4. greenporchlights 5. carrieloulou 6. buggirl 7.JazaChai 8. Laynebr 9.Samtian 10.Zpsid91 1. Spotspotcat 2. lipstick4soul3. kelloua4. greenporchlights5. carrieloulou6. buggirl7.JazaChai8. Laynebr9.Samtian10.Zpsid91  Waitlist: Spoiler (Highlight to read) gwenhwyfar mrstrish weeeweeeeeee roseps135 blondesluv2shop dalidyli TopazBeth StephaniLynn gwenhwyfarmrstrishweeeweeeeeeeroseps135blondesluv2 shopdalidyliTopazBethStephaniLynn   Canadians: Spoiler (Highlight to read) If any of our lovely Northern ladies are interested I would be happy to do individual swaps from the box contents with you after each US round. I will PM you when I have it in hand and can show you what's in it to see if you're interested.  If any of our lovely Northern ladies are interested I would be happy to do individual swaps from the box contents with you after each US round. I will PM you when I have it in hand and can show you what's in it to see if you're interested.     
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HALL OF FAMER Zpsid91 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I will ship out Tuesday (since tomorrow is a holiday!) see post
Foundation brush help!
I need a foundation brush....I am up for any suggestions that you have tried and loved....it will be for liquid foundation...thank you!!
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BEAUTY MAVEN BabyFish / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I love the Marc Jacobs Face III Buffing Foundation Brush more than words can express. see post
Deals Too Good to Pass Up (Take 3)
  Welcome back to the deal sharing fun! Deals shared here may also be posted to my blog (same name as the thread) unless you write for BT only. If I share your deal, I will always thank you here. I will heart every deal I see without an outside link to acknowledge it.   Beautytalk (the forum) does not allow outside links. A heart with no comment means I already have the deal or am deciding not to list it. Thanks for sharing. Repeats are always welcome, so if you're unsure if something was previously posted, post it. People who may have missed it the first time could see the second posting. Don't forget to list the retailer, so everyone knows where to get your deal.   If you're posting about something on sale at Sephora, share it here: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/Sephora-Sale s-Section-Get-it-Now/m-p/2122832#M44949
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HALL OF FAMER PaletteAddict99 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you @lookupandsmile that's a great deal!!! see post
Foundation Shade Help
Hi!    I am looking to try the Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation as I've heard amazing things about it! However my local Sephora doesn't carry Estee Lauder cosmetics (only skincare-boo) so I'm not able to get properly color matched/sampled. I'm willing to buy a full size, but I am not sure which shade to go with. I'm very pale, current foundation is Tarte Amazonian Clay in Fair Beige....and with most foundations I tend to wear the lightest or second lightest shade. Any help/advice would be amazing!!!!   -Tanya
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Tbear696,   shayog is right. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like there is an exact match for you based on the foundation you currently wear. However, I'd suggest ... see post
Q. FOUNDATION HELP!
Whenever I buy a foundation and think it matches, it always ends up making my face look more pink/red than the rest of my body.  What exactly am I doing wrong? Please help! I've wasted so much money on foundation that I can't wear.
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi sweetmandy,   I agree with TrysBeautyItems! I'd recommend visiting your local Sephora store so that one of our Cast Members can color match you using our Color IQ... see post
Love for Brushes
I'm developing a love for brushes of all kinds.  Here's my collection as it is right now, although I just placed an order for more Hakuhodo brushes.  I bought a few and they are amazing so I had to get more lol.  They are incredibly soft and my makeup glides on like a dream.  They have so many interesting shapes.  I can't wait to get the 103 and 142.  Show your brush collection!  Do you have any tips or tricks on how you store them?
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BEAUTY MASTER AMK721 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Speaking of Sonya Kashuk.  Looks like she re-designed some of her brushes.  I have the original #29 but this is the new one.  Looks nice :)     see post
Fantasy $1,000 Shopping Spree! What would you buy?
Imagine you just won a Sephora $1,000 shopping spree... post your basket of what you would buy!!   * taxes excluded.   Fun Rules:   - Cannot go over $1,000, even by a penny! - Can only purchase (1) of each item - NO sale items (to add challenge)   Please post your basket pic in a *spoiler*   Yay fun!   MY FANTASY BASKET: Spoiler (Highlight to read)  
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BEAUTY GURU lisainprogress / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Active Point Perks/Rewards #9: The Bigger and Better Edition
Updated: 4/18 at 7:30pm EST    LEGEND: OOS will be posted in a spoilers tab *= denotes that it was recently OOS but I need to verify   How you can contribute:  Post new perks with a link Pictures of a perk sent by email, etc. Mathematical calculations for value Swatch and show off your new perk for others to see Give a small "review" of whether the point perk/reward was worth it Makeup 100 Points: Urban Decay  Perversion Mascara  ( 0.1 oz) Marc Jacobs Beauty  Fineliner Ultra-Skinny Gel Eye Crayon Eyeline r  ( 0.0014 oz) Bite Beauty  Amuse Bouche Lipstick  ( 0.05 oz) tarte  Tarteist Lash Paint Mascara  ( 0.10 oz) Laura Mercier  Lip Glacé  ( 0.1 oz)   Skincare: GLAMGLOW  GRAVITYMUD™ Firming Treatment  ( 0.24 oz) The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Dissolve the Drama 2-in-1 Makeup Remover + Cleanse r ( 0.5 oz) Shiseido ULTIMUNE Power Infusing Concentrate  (.33 oz) First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydra-Firm Sleeping Cream  (.34 oz) Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base  (.23 oz.) Murad  Hydro-Dynamic® Quenching Essence  ( 0.17 oz) Josie Maran  100 percent Pure Argan Oil  ( 0.15 oz) FRESH  Black Tea Age-Delay Eye Concentrate (0.1 oz) Use at your own risk: Spoiler (Highlight to read) BAREMINERALS  SKINLONGEVITY™ Vital Power Infusion (0.25 oz) CAUDALIE  Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet (0.33 oz) CLINIQUE  Repairwear Sculpting Night Cream (0.5 oz) ORIGINS  High Potency Night-A-Mins™ Mineral-Enriched Cream (0.5 oz)  BAREMINERALS SKINLONGEVITY™ Vital Power Infusion (0.25 oz)CAUDALIE Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet (0.33 oz)CLINIQUE Repairwear Sculpting Night Cream (0.5 oz)ORIGINS High Potency Night-A-Mins™ Mineral-Enriched Cream (0.5 oz)  Other 100 Points: ALTERNA Haircare  CAVIAR CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction  ( 0.85 oz) Drybar  Bay Breeze Hydrating Shots  ( 0.5 oz) beautyblender  liquid blendercleanser  ( 0.5 oz) Perfect Formula  Pink Gel Coat  ( 0.17 oz) Elizabeth and James  Nirvana White  ( 0.24 oz) Elizabeth and James  Nirvana Black  ( 0.24 oz) Formula X  The Colors – Nail Polish  ( 0.13 oz) Use at your own risk: Spoiler (Highlight to read) MARC JACOBS FRAGRANCES  Mod Noir (0.14 oz) MARC JACOBS FRAGRANCES Mod Noir (0.14 oz)   250 Points:   BURBERRY  My Burberry  ( 0.17 oz) DOLCE&GABBANA  Intenso  ( .16 oz) Gucci Guilty ( 0.15 oz) Stella McCartney  Stella Body Lot ion ( 3.3 oz) Yves Saint Laurent  Black Opium  ( 0.25 oz)   500 Points: Bumble and bumble The Transformation Collection - Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Primer (1 oz) - Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil (0.07 oz) - Bumble and bumble Repair Blow Dry (2 oz) - Bumble and bumble Prêt-à-Powder (0.5 oz) - Bumble and bumble – 2 Style Cards (ROUGE only)   Dr. Brandt's Skincare Age Erasers:  - Dr. Brandt Skincare PoreDermabrasion™ Pore Perfecting Exfoliator (0.25 oz) - Dr. Brandt Skincare Microdermabrasion Skin Exfoliant (0.25 oz) - Dr. Brandt Skincare Needles No More™ (0.085 oz) - Dr. Brandt Skincare – Needles No More™ 3-D Filler Mask (0.35 oz)   Bobbi Brown Bobbi's Skincare Must Haves: - Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream (0.10 oz) - Bobbi Brown Hydrating Face Cream (0.50 oz) - Bobbi Brown Soothing Cleansing Oil (0.50 oz) - Bobbi Brown Skin Smoothing Pore Perfector (0.05 oz)   ALTERNA  Haircare CAVIAR Anti-Aging - CAVIAR Anti-Aging® Replenishing Moisture Shampoo (1.35 oz) - CAVIAR Anti-Aging® Replenishing Moisture Conditioner (1.35 oz) - CAVIAR Repair Lengthening Hair & Scalp Elixir (0.35 oz) - CAVIAR CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction (0.85 oz)    MUFE  Make Up For Ever Artist Color Stars - Artist Liner in Matte Black M-10 (0.01 oz) - Artist Plexi-Gloss in 100P (0.1 oz) - Artist Shadow in I-414, M-536, and D-826 (0.001 oz) - Sens'Eyes - Waterproof Sensitive Eye Cleanser (0.84 oz)   MUFE  Make Up For Ever Backstage Faves - Artist Plexi-Gloss in 304, 202, and 100P (0.025 oz) - Step 1 Skin Equalizer in Hydrating Primer (0.16 oz) - HD Microfinish Powder (0.035 oz) - Rouge Artist Natural in N9 (0.05 oz) - Smoky Extravagant Mascara (0.13 oz)   Night-Out Necessities - Laura Mercier – Foundation Primer - Radiance (0.5 oz) - SEPHORA COLLECTION – The Mascara - Volume, Length & Definition (0.67 oz) - Formula X – The Colors in X ♥ Rouge (0.13 oz) - Buxom – Full-On™ Lip Polish in Dolly (0.05 oz)    Gym Bag Beauty Basics - SEPHORA COLLECTION Express Eye Makeup Remover Wipes (0.101 oz each) - SEPHORA COLLECTION Colorful Face Powders – Blush, Bronze, Highlight, & Contour in 05 Sweet On You (0.006 oz) - Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel (2 oz) - Fresh Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment (0.07 oz) - Marc Jacobs Fragrances Daisy Eau So Fresh (0.04 oz) - Dolce&Gabbana Dolce Floral Drops (0.06 oz) - Origins GinZing™ Refreshing Face Mask (0.24 oz)   L'Occitane - L'Occitane Shea Cleansing Oil (1 oz) - L'Occitane Cleansing And Softening Shower Oil With Almond Oil (1.1 oz) - L'Occitane Almond Smoothing and Beautifying Supple Skin Oil (0.5 oz) - L'Occitane Hand Cream in Shea Butter (0.3 oz) - L'Occitane Travel Pouch   500 pt Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Discovery Set. Includes: - Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 mascara (4ml/0.13 fl oz) - Deep Dive cleansing gel (7.5ml/0.25 fl oz) - Drench Lip Splash lipstick in Beach Bum (1g/0.035 oz) - Marine Boosting Mist (7ml/0.24 fl oz) - Water Foundation sample blister pack with shades in light neutral, light-medium honey, medium honey, and tan sand (each blister 0.5ml/0.016 fl oz)   First Aid Beauty Flawlessly Fab Skin   - First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser (1 oz) - First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads (10 pads 2.25 in) - First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair® Hydrating Serum (0.25 oz) - First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration (1 oz)   Origins Radiance-Boosting Bests - Origins Checks and Balances™ Frothy Face Wash (1.0 oz)  - Origins GinZing™ Refreshing Eye Cream (0.17 oz)  - Origins Modern Friction™ Nature's Gentle Dermabrasion (0.5 oz)  - Origins High Potency Night-A-Mins™ Mineral-Enriched Renewal Cream (1.0 oz)    Dior Best of Dior - Dior Miss Dior Eau de Parfum (0.17 oz) - Dior Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Mascara (0.13 oz) - Dior Dior Addict Lip Maximizer High Volume Lip Plumper (0.06 oz) - Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin (0.23 oz) - travel pouch  
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HALL OF FAMER twilightnicky / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ooh, getting this one. Thanks for sharing :) see post
Upcoming BITE Beauty Releases
With all of the various threads dedicated to particular brands, I thought it would be fun to have one specifically for BITE Beauty. This thread is for talking about current products, upcoming releases and general brand love!   LIVE NOW!! || Amuse Bouche Lipstick 'Sweet & Savoury' Shade Extension  || Launching May 10  online,  May 20 in stores http://www.sephora.com/amuse-bouche-lipstick-P4050 57?skuId=1823251   Shade range will include six 'Savoury' shades (3 new and 3 permanent) and six 'Sweet' shades (3 new and 3 permanent). The new shades will most likely all be LE (limited edition).   Sweet: Thistle (new) Taro (new) Lavender Jam (new) Molasses (permanent) Soufflé  (permanent) Spritzer  (permanent) L to R: Molasses, Soufflé, Spritzer, Taro, Thistle, Lavender Jam   Savoury: Squid Ink (new) Whiskey (new) Kale (new) Black Truffle (permanent) Liquorice (permanent) Nori (permanent) L to R: Black Truffle, Liquorice, Nori, Squid Ink, Kale, Whiskey     ( Thanks to @Mochapj  and @veronika23  for posting this info! ) Swatches from top to bottom:  Lavender Jam (new), Nori (perm), Kale (new), Black Truffle (perm), Squid Ink (new), Taro (new), Thistle (new) (photo from IG user @thehappyhappy)   Current: Spring Fling Set | mixed set of DS and FS (LE) $39                         http://www.sephora.com/spring-fling-set-P407126 Amuse Bouche Lipstick | 34 shades (permanent) $26       http://www.sephora.com/amuse-bouche-lipstick-P4050 57   Past Releases: Spoiler (Highlight to read) (2016) Matte Crème Lip Crayon shade extension (permanent) (2015) Lip Lab Limited Release Crème Deluxe Series 001 - 012 (LE) (Holiday 2015) Mix N Mingle Luminous Crème Lipstick Duos (LE) (Holiday 2015) Best BITE Rewind Mini Matte Crème Lip Crayon Set (LE) (Holiday 2015) BITE Discovery Set (LE) (CA Exclusive) (November 2015) 'Mauvember' Luminous Crème Lipstick (LE) (Summer 2015) Luminous Crème Lipstick | Bellini, Mimosa, Kir Royale (LE) (US exclusive) (July 2015) Frozen Berries Matte Crème Lipstick (LE) (July 2015) Opal Matte Crème Lipstick (permanent) (July 2015) Opal Crème Lip Gloss (permanent) (CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Matte Crème Lipstick (LE) (CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Agave Lip Mask (permanent)  (2016) Matte Crème Lip Crayon shade extension (permanent)(2015) Lip Lab Limited Release Crème Deluxe Series 001 - 012 (LE)(Holiday 2015) Mix N Mingle Luminous Crème Lipstick Duos (LE)(Holiday 2015) Best BITE Rewind Mini Matte Crème Lip Crayon Set (LE)(Holiday 2015) BITE Discovery Set (LE)(CA Exclusive) (November 2015) 'Mauvember' Luminous Crème Lipstick (LE)(Summer 2015) Luminous Crème Lipstick | Bellini, Mimosa, Kir Royale (LE)(US exclusive) (July 2015) Frozen Berries Matte Crème Lipstick (LE)(July 2015) Opal Matte Crème Lipstick (permanent)(July 2015) Opal Crème Lip Gloss (permanent)(CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Matte Crème Lipstick (LE)(CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Agave Lip Mask (permanent)   
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HALL OF FAMER Haleyhale / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Here's me in Kale! ( no other makeup/brows/hair) I was too excited to care about the rest of my general appearance... This is so out of my comfort zone, but maybe if I'... see post
Korean Beauty Products Help
I am going on an Asian cruise soon. I am unfamiliar with  Korean beauty products. I thought this would be a good time to try some. I could use help from any BTers who could recommend products for a 60 yr. old with dry skin and wrinkles.Thanks
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BEAUTY PRO Imightneedthis / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Thank you so much YoungSeoul for your recommendation. We were only in Busan for a few hours. I was able to find a Missha store but the SA didn't speak English and the st... see post
MERRY MAY BLOSSOMS AND HAULS!!!
May hauls!     Excited for this month for many reasons - for my birthday, the (hopefully) upcoming sunny days, Mother's day, blossoming flowers and the first time I will be (attempting) gardening!   I would love to see all your hauls both beauty and any thing you have bought or planted for the garden or even indoors    Here is my first haul of the month Spoiler (Highlight to read) TF Pipa - pretty everyday summer color TF cheek brush - finally! Waited for the month to end to grab this!  UD matte lipsticks - on sale, more on the way Jack Black lip balm (my fav - repurchase) TF Pipa - pretty everyday summer colorTF cheek brush - finally! Waited for the month to end to grab this! UD matte lipsticks - on sale, more on the wayJack Black lip balm (my fav - repurchase)  
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HALL OF FAMER virgo87 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Beautiful lipstick choices. I agree can never have too many lipsticks. see post
Skincare starter kit for 58 yr old mum! :)
Hi all you beautiful ppl,   My mum's gonna visit me next month and I wanted to surprise her with a few skincare bits. She's very low maintenance in terms of her skincare and doesn't do much, which is why I don't want to overwhelm her with a ton of product. I'll share what I have in mind and I do need suggestions on what you think are non-negotiables, esp for that age range.   Skin type: Dry, dehydrated mature skin. Undereye wrinkles, no other wrinkles on face, but some firming action would be great . Neck needs some firming for sure.   I've put my list in spoilers. Pl feel free to comment on what I have/haven't included. "??" indicate that I def need suggestions in that area, esp morning, night serums, eye cream and day moisturiser. Thanks!!  Spoiler (Highlight to read) Morning routine : Cleanse: FAB gentle cleanser/Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cleanser Serum : DE Vit C serum / alternative  ?? Eye cream:  ?? Moisturizer:  Belif Moisturizing Bomb/ alternative ?? SPF :  Algenist sunscreen Evening routine : Cleanse 1: Clinique TTDO balm + flannel Cleanse 2 : FAB gentle cleanser/Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cleanser Tone: FAB radiance pads Serum : ?? Eye cream : ?? Moisturizer : SR Bionic Anti Ageing cream Morning routine:Cleanse: FAB gentle cleanser/Kate Somerville Goat Milk CleanserSerum: DE Vit C serum / alternative  ??Eye cream:  ??Moisturizer: Belif Moisturizing Bomb/ alternative ??SPF:  Algenist sunscreenEvening routine:Cleanse 1: Clinique TTDO balm + flannelCleanse 2: FAB gentle cleanser/Kate Somerville Goat Milk CleanserTone: FAB radiance padsSerum: ??Eye cream: ??Moisturizer: SR Bionic Anti Ageing cream
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HALL OF FAMER geekbeauty / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@jozkid: i really really appreciate that in-depth post about your routine. This is the second time I've heard great things about the Farmacy eye balm and I will add it ... see post
Empties
I love seeing other peoples empties! So I decided to make a board where people could post pictures of their empties, or just tell us about them! I'd also be interested in knowing whether you're repurchasing anything or not.
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HALL OF FAMER Mochapj / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Been looking forward to posting this month's empties, since I feel like I got through a bunch of stuff in May. (Plus, I wanted to throw out all this trash :D)   May wa... see post
The Canadian Peeps! Deals, News, Events & Whatever!
A place for the Canadian peeps to post deal, events, news and anything beauty related!   Previous thread: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/The-Cana dian-Peeps/m-p/814937#M43578   LINKS TO OTHER CANADIAN BT THREADS   What's new on the Canadian site today http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/What-s-Ne w-On-The-Site-Today-Canada/td-p/2164948   Promo codes for Canadians http://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB/Active-Canadia n-Promo-Codes-List-2/m-p/2386013#M73404   Sephora Canada Site Product Update Thread http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Sephor a-Canada-Site-Product-Update-Thread/td-p/2060604         FYI: Sephhora now has a Canadian FB account and a Canadian IG account!   ps wanna join some fun outside BT, PM me for details
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HALL OF FAMER fatimamummy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
How to get makeup to look flawless
I see so many girls on Youtube with absolutely flawless makeup,like Karisma Collins,and Andrea Russett, and I'm just wondering on how to achieve that look? I'm assuming using primer and makeup setting spray works? What would be some good long lasting makeup for sensitive, and oily skin? Any suggestions AT ALL will be welcomed!!!!
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HALL OF FAMER sammiebaby / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
 Hi there!   I'm a MUA and I get this question a lot.  But what looks flawless to one person may look pverdone to another.  My advice to everyone is always to start on... see post
Unicorn Wanted and Sightings
Hi everyone,    Please post any LE or discontinued items you are looking for or if you find any that someone else is looking for. I will update the list weekly if not sooner.   Thanks!   Wanted Unicorns: ABH amrezy palette ( minibux, BeautyIsPassion) ABH Liquid Lip Color in "Lovely" (OhSailor) ABH Waterproof creme color in ice blue (vhm333)   Alchemy 1 Formula X nail polish (pixiedust2) Armani Lip Maestro in shade 634 -Burgundy shade (butterblume) Armani Eyes to Kill Intense in Rose Popillia (pek89, Libellules)   Bath & Body Works candle 'Paris Daydream' (StephaniLynn) Bite002 lipstick (green chilli, AMHWKI) Bite 006 (msjudycyang,Yullz,)   Bobbi brown pink coral 31 blush; Matte, It was LE (not the permanent shimmer version 8) (aviscardi) Chanel Ombre Contraste Sculpting Veil in Notorious (minibux,KateLovesYSL) Chanel Camelia de Plumes (michelleshops) Chanel Malice #55 nail polish (sangova) Chanel Ombre Perlées palette (pek89)   Chantecaille Rose Face Powder (kateye7) Chantecaille Turtles Palette (overlay must still be intact) (Missy772) Dior My Lady Blush in 001 and 006 (jellybean917) Dior Amber diamond (aviscardi)   Disney Belle mirror (sn22, mjrohs) Estee Lauder Heatwave (aviscardi)   Givenchy Confetti Powder (MK89, njattana, lipstick4soul, StephanieLynn) Guerlain Cruel Gardenia (Rhiannon1419) Guerlain's Rouge G's in Gigolo  (Malady, Inum) and/or Bee (MK89, Inum) Guerlain Rouge G lipstick in Gems (NarNarNars, goldeneraglamor) Guerlain Turandot (theprincessjenn) Guerlaine Poudre de Soie (StephanieLynn)   Illamasuqua melange nail polish (buggirl)   Jeffree Star liquid lipstick in Doll Parts (meganlisa)   Jo Malone Bitter Orange and Chocolate cologne (LCResz) KVD palettes (NIB) including Gypsy, Mi Vida Loca, Sinner and Truth (AmyC) KVD blush in "truth and essex" (annypoo) KVD ritual (Tracib1981) KVD Spellbinding palette (juicytulip) KVD Mi Vida Loca Remix 2015 (guzelkiz)   Laura Mercier Rose Redezvous (StephaniLynn)   Lipstick Queen Monarch (Gwenhwyfar, jenpred) Lorac mega pro (sdbeautyjunkie, makeitup305) MAC pressed pigment in Summer Honey (StephaniLynn) MAC True Romantic Blush and MAC Petal Point blush (Javadoo) MAC whisper of guilt (aviscardi) MAC Bao Bao Wan Opal Beauty Powder (ohsotatooed) MAC Enchanted One lipstick (aviscardi) Mac Powerpoint Liner in Blue Noon -Surf Baby Collection (thrprincessjenn) MAC Eugenie lipstick from Giambattista Valli collection (AnneMCC) MAC Mesh lipstick (it's really old) and Blue Eve lipstick (veronika23) MAC Liberty of London Collection Blooming Lovely (bloom9159)   Napoleon Perdis Bronze Patrol (MrsLisha)   NARS blushes in roman holiday, love & new attitude (aviscardi) NARS blush in Crazed (bloom9159) NARS Terre De Feu matte lipstick (PavYellow) Paul & Joe's kitty lipsticks (FireSpinner, Lynni98) Paul & Joe Fall 2015 Kitty Lipstick Case (pink w/ black, gray and white cats) (nishcakes, SimplyYulz) Sephora Cinderella mirror (Mk89, AmyC, Panda168) Sephora COTY Marsala eye palette (jcmb, julietta343, liv545) Sephora Z Palette in the Be Spotted pattern (MadScience) Sephora VIBGLOW promotion (abbeyswihart) Sephora ombre obsession face/blush palette (Anewxa) makeup bags from the sephora serpentine collection (Hydd, Samtian)   Tarte Aqualillies (Samitan) Tarte Romancing in the Glow palettes (bea0t, Samitan) Tarte Big Blush Book (ALW31427, bea0t, annypoo, bug girl, Annaikh)   Tom Ford Unabashed palette (jenpred, eadelaide1) Tom Ford Guilt cream shadow (killahbabe) Tom Ford Emerald Lust (Poisonivy9) Tom Ford Violet Dusk Eyeshadow Quad (KateLovesYSL, trishavt) Tom Ford Lips & Boys in Stavros (minibux)  Tom Ford Burnished Amber (flyte, trishavt) Tom Ford Casablanca mini gwp size (annypoo) Tom Ford Pink Glow (sravanthi, flyte, Zpsid91) Tom Ford Golden Peach and Spice eyeshadow (PavYellow) TF Cognac Sable eyeshadow quad (eadelaide1)   UD Alice in Wonderland palette ( Sangova, mixe) UNII palette (melde)   YSL #38 Gris Underground nail polish (sangova)
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HALL OF FAMER sammiebaby / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@annec322 i have the Cinderella one if you're interested I swatched it once  see post
I love Dior's Lip Glow, but is there another option I can try that's similar?
Dior's lip glow is a favorite of mine, I go through about one a year and I absolutely love it.     It's a little cost prohibitive to try all the colors, so I wish there were something cheaper I could try that's similar.   I love the scent, the spf, the moisturization, and the light barely there color I get from lip glow.   Any suggestions?
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BEAUTY WHIZ Kelizabethr07 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
MAC i coming out with a new line of similar balms called Tender Talk. They come in a variety of shades that change when you put them on your lips. I haven't tried them y... see post