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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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BEAUTY GURU petitesweetmom / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
QVC right now..A-274153...3 piece Tarte Self Sharpening (look sharp precision eyeliner) Eyeliner set. Colors = Navy, Brown, Charcoal. Price is one day only - $23.96 ($3 ... see post
The Deals To Good to Pass Up Deal Sharers Traveling Box
This Box is Closed!  There are 14 confirmed participants. Starting box contents have posted. It is on the move!   The waitlist (for possible future rounds) on this box is open to deal lovers who regularly contribute to the Deals Too Good to Pass Up Thread . I know some people are faster at sharing deals, so even those who contribute to conversations (I love reading the conversations almost as much as the deals) without posting deals are eligible. It does not matter if you're relatively new to the boards or trades (I am not looking at hearts or posting history) as long as you're active in the thread.   I'd like to consider this one a deal box. Regardless of how you came upon the deal (subscription box, kit, GWP, purchased it, etc) or what size it is (foil, deluxe, full-size, etc), it is ok as long as it is new.      Guidelines   Spoiler (Highlight to read) If you have contributed often, I will know who you are. I read all the main posts and most of the sub-posts. If I do not know who you are or you have not contributed enough, I will not hold a spot for you. My intent is to have a box where deal lovers share items they do not want with people who may have helped them score a deal at one time or another. If you have not discussed deals with others, there are a number of other boxes open right now.   Round one will be US only. If we have a round two, I will start the box in Canada as long as one of the Canadian members is willing to ship it back to US. Between Rounds, I will remove items people in the next round are not interested in (by posting and giving them three days to ask for what we keep inside) to make space in the box. I will either hold the items here until the end of all rounds and take them for donation then or take them after each round depending on what everyone prefers.    New items only unless you have a used or swatched item someone behind you is interested in. Make sure you post the possible item to the open board and wait for someone in the box to express interest before including it. I am donating to Shade Tree (a shelter for abused women and children) in Las Vegas, and they only accept new items. Please do not open or swatch anything you are not planning on taking. If you swatch it and see it is not for you, trade for it anyway. Hopefully, you can trade it with someone willing to take used items.   All new items are welcome from drugstore to high-end, because I've received all levels in kits, subscription boxes, GWP, and more. Trades should be fair. Try to swap in the same category: foil for foil, deluxe for deluxe, full-size for full-size, drugstore for drugstore, mid-range for mid-range, and high-end for high-end. Exceptions can be made for unicorns or trading a full-size item from a lower category for a deluxe. Example: if you take a deluxe mid range cream worth about $7, you can place a new, full-sized drugstore foundation worth $7-$10. They are short specifically on foundation, so I would prefer to see that whenever possible.  Only full-size items need a value placed on them when adding or removing to make sure anyone who removes them matches or exceeds their value. Deluxe samples and foils will not be valued unless the item is sold in deluxe/travel size like a Dual ended Bite Lipstick or 0.5oz GlamGlow, Exfolikate, etc. If the item is not sold in that size, trade it for a similar item.    While I do not personally like the idea of signing off on a trade, I think everyone should post their trades (with pictures and descriptions of the ins and outs), and give the other box participants 24 hours to bring any objections. If no one has any, your trade is approved and you are free to ship out. As such, members should check in once a day to have their voice heard. I think three business days with the box is fair, so I would appreciate anyone who needs longer send me and the person behind him/her a pm if s/he cannot send it by the end of the third day.   We will start with a medium USPS box, and I hope it never gets bigger than a large USPS box. You get $50 of free ins this way, so it is my preferred shipping method. If you choose not to ship through USPS, please check with the person you're shipping to first. If they are not home when the box arrives, they may want to coordinate another shipping address. Regardless of shipping method, a tracking number is required and must be shared either publicly to the thread or privately to me and the recipient.    Everyone should provide their name and address to the person in front of them and copy me on that pm, so I can have it as well.    I like the spreadsheet idea to track what is in the box, so I will probably ask everyone to add and remove their items to a Google Doc.   There is no specific buy-in per se, but I think all trades should be more valuable than what you're taking out. That way, the charity wins. Duplicates are okay (within reason). This box is going to charity, and some items may be welcome to multiple recipients. I'd rather not see 5 of the same item (unless it is foundation) or even 3 if the item is large.    If you are interested in round 2 (whether you were in round 1 or not), I can add Canadians to guaranteed spots (assuming someone is willing to ship back to the US) and Americans to waitlisted spots. If you have contributed often, I will know who you are. I read all the main posts and most of the sub-posts. If I do not know who you are or you have not contributed enough, I will not hold a spot for you. My intent is to have a box where deal lovers share items they do not want with people who may have helped them score a deal at one time or another. If you have not discussed deals with others, there are a number of other boxes open right now. Round one will be US only. If we have a round two, I will start the box in Canada as long as one of the Canadian members is willing to ship it back to US. Between Rounds, I will remove items people in the next round are not interested in (by posting and giving them three days to ask for what we keep inside) to make space in the box. I will either hold the items here until the end of all rounds and take them for donation then or take them after each round depending on what everyone prefers.  New items only unless you have a used or swatched item someone behind you is interested in. Make sure you post the possible item to the open board and wait for someone in the box to express interest before including it. I am donating to Shade Tree (a shelter for abused women and children) in Las Vegas, and they only accept new items. Please do not open or swatch anything you are not planning on taking. If you swatch it and see it is not for you, trade for it anyway. Hopefully, you can trade it with someone willing to take used items. All new items are welcome from drugstore to high-end, because I've received all levels in kits, subscription boxes, GWP, and more. Trades should be fair. Try to swap in the same category: foil for foil, deluxe for deluxe, full-size for full-size, drugstore for drugstore, mid-range for mid-range, and high-end for high-end. Exceptions can be made for unicorns or trading a full-size item from a lower category for a deluxe. Example: if you take a deluxe mid range cream worth about $7, you can place a new, full-sized drugstore foundation worth $7-$10. They are short specifically on foundation, so I would prefer to see that whenever possible. Only full-size items need a value placed on them when adding or removing to make sure anyone who removes them matches or exceeds their value. Deluxe samples and foils will not be valued unless the item is sold in deluxe/travel size like a Dual ended Bite Lipstick or 0.5oz GlamGlow, Exfolikate, etc. If the item is not sold in that size, trade it for a similar item.  While I do not personally like the idea of signing off on a trade, I think everyone should post their trades (with pictures and descriptions of the ins and outs), and give the other box participants 24 hours to bring any objections. If no one has any, your trade is approved and you are free to ship out. As such, members should check in once a day to have their voice heard. I think three business days with the box is fair, so I would appreciate anyone who needs longer send me and the person behind him/her a pm if s/he cannot send it by the end of the third day. We will start with a medium USPS box, and I hope it never gets bigger than a large USPS box. You get $50 of free ins this way, so it is my preferred shipping method. If you choose not to ship through USPS, please check with the person you're shipping to first. If they are not home when the box arrives, they may want to coordinate another shipping address. Regardless of shipping method, a tracking number is required and must be shared either publicly to the thread or privately to me and the recipient.  Everyone should provide their name and address to the person in front of them and copy me on that pm, so I can have it as well.  I like the spreadsheet idea to track what is in the box, so I will probably ask everyone to add and remove their items to a Google Doc. There is no specific buy-in per se, but I think all trades should be more valuable than what you're taking out. That way, the charity wins.Duplicates are okay (within reason). This box is going to charity, and some items may be welcome to multiple recipients. I'd rather not see 5 of the same item (unless it is foundation) or even 3 if the item is large.  If you are interested in round 2 (whether you were in round 1 or not), I can add Canadians to guaranteed spots (assuming someone is willing to ship back to the US) and Americans to waitlisted spots.     Participants   Spoiler (Highlight to read) *Number placement can be moved once we start if the dates require you to move as long as someone is able to switch with you or everyone is okay with removing you on your turn and adding you back in the next spot when you return.  Round One (US members only)  Confirmed* -(address received). Starting tracking -  9405909699937365301252 1 - laketom*  9505510842066063074582 2. - blondesluv2shop*  9405909699938282606239 3. - EvilLemons*  9505 5106 8926 6074 0422 94 4. - kateye7*  9405509699938311433784 5. - treecup*  9505 5000 2166 6088 0004 41 6. - Msena*  9505 5114 5077 6095 1672 43 7. - ElleElleG*  9505 5127 2246 6102 3030 16 8. - buggirl*  9505513482276110281778 9. - weeeeweeeeeee*  9405509699939886901586 10. - Moxiepancakes*  9505515219466117019379 11. - kelloua*  9405909699939912426180 12. - PumpkinSparkles*  9405803699300243950834 13. - nycmle*  9405803699300248351353 14. - petitesweetmom* 9405509699966681209 and 9405509699939966681216 Round Two -tenative (Only accepting Canadian requests right now but anyone can sign up for the waitlist on this round) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.     Waitlist Round Two 1. JGSFLA 2. imlostagain 3. kateye7 4. kelloua 5. busgirl 6. abbeyswihart 7. petitesweetmom *Number placement can be moved once we start if the dates require you to move as long as someone is able to switch with you or everyone is okay with removing you on your turn and adding you back in the next spot when you return. Round One (US members only) Confirmed* -(address received).Starting tracking - 94059096999373653012521 -laketom* 95055108420660630745822. -blondesluv2shop* 94059096999382826062393. -EvilLemons* 9505 5106 8926 6074 0422 944. -kateye7* 94055096999383114337845. -treecup* 9505 5000 2166 6088 0004 416. -Msena* 9505 5114 5077 6095 1672 437. -ElleElleG* 9505 5127 2246 6102 3030 168. -buggirl* 95055134822761102817789. -weeeeweeeeeee* 940550969993988690158610. -Moxiepancakes* 950551521946611701937911. -kelloua* 940590969993991242618012. -PumpkinSparkles* 940580369930024395083413. -nycmle* 940580369930024835135314. -petitesweetmom* 9405509699966681209 and 9405509699939966681216Round Two -tenative (Only accepting Canadian requests right now but anyone can sign up for the waitlist on this round)1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.  Waitlist Round Two1. JGSFLA2. imlostagain3. kateye74. kelloua5. busgirl6. abbeyswihart7. petitesweetmom  
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HALL OF FAMER weeeeweeeeeee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Woww...... How long did it take for you to type up the whole list??  see post
Beauty Gift Bag Enthusiasts- Information, Photos and Recommendations
Hey gift bag haulers-I know you are out there! If you are like me and feel compelled to purchase every department store and boutique gift bag event, this is the place to share your info, pictures, decisions, reviews and more. I just went for the Bergdorf Goodman Be Beautiful bag and will post my picture down below in a little bit. There are more of these GWP bags coming up and I would love to discuss your favorites, what the gifts bags have or will contain. I even have the idea that we could possible negotiate swaps between the gift bags and potentially go in to share a bag (split the gift and $250 purchase) for example..Lots to discuss!   Dates-please post any info that you get and I will try to update   Neiman Marcus Beauty Event February 11th 2016- gift with purchase, gifts and buy in TBA   Space NK- TBA I believe it is coming up in February   Barney's Gift bag- February/March (there is already a thread for this specific event, so just mentioning it)   Let's gift it up!!!
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BEAUTY BOSS mdgraz / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Same here. No Revive either. Awful GWP. see post
Under eye setting powder
Can someone please reccomend a setting powder to use under my eyes and set my concealer?  If I don't use powder my concealer creases and does not last,  if I do use a powder it tends to make my skin look dry and show all of my fine lines.  At 38 I want to 10 years younger not 15 older.  Help!
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BEAUTY MAVEN LeeLeeBk / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
More tips, please. Bumping up. I too struggle with the dilemma of this: no underage setting powder = creases; vs. setting powder = empasizing lines, looking dry. Thanks ... see post
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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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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BEAUTY MASTER CRAZY4MASCARA / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
One of my orders arrived today. I got all the samples I picked but one..   see post
Guy with amber eyes
Male with amber eyes with a green ring around the outside and specks of red/brown inside  that look normal brown unless light is shining in them..want to make them pop out (in normal lighting) without it looking unnatural or non-masculine. Any ideas? Eyeliners/shadows/anything? I read about metallics and purples and things but many of those ideas seem like theyd be meant for more feminine/stark looks
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BEAUTY PRO Harpier82 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Perhaps I misunderstood.  I thought you wanted to emphasize the amber (i.e., yellow-brown) tones and green ring.  If you want to bring out different colors in the iris, ... 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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BEAUTY BUFF tiawise / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Your reply is so so helpful!! Thank you!    It's really good to know that sephora's system does allow them to process a return using a different card because honestly ... see post
anyWould anyone be interested in joining a new/lightly used item TSB? Requirement of 500 hearts.
Bumping to see if there's any interest on new/lightly used TSB.
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HALL OF FAMER shirleylin88 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
yes we will have to see when it starts since i'll also be in/out of town 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 laynebr / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Trades look good to me! 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 starsandbucks / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I did this too quite badly once and gave myself a real shiner a couple years ago. I will never learn! see post
Suggestions for Fine, Flat Hair
I have very fine hair that is pretty long (halfway down my back). It never really holds a curl. I have to wash it every day, and by the end of the day it usually looks stringy and flat. I'm currently using Biolage shampoo and Humectress conditioner. After washing, I blow dry and wear it down. I'm interested in trying some new products and tools (my blowdryer is actually my mom's and I need one to take to college with me next year). I've tried the Drybar Texas Tea shampoo and conditioner and they seemed to work. Otherwise, I'm kind of at a loss for what to use. There's just so many products out there! Any suggestions or advice? Thanks so much!
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HALL OF FAMER GennX / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
What, if any, styling products do you use?   Have you colored your hair, is there damage from flat ironing or other heat tools?   If none of these are the case for y... 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
@dioradict I didn't know that. Is their optimum program still combined or were there any changes in it. I haven't shopped from Murale since the time they stopped online... see post
MAJOR eyeliner issues
I need a whold semester on classes in eyeliner to every nail it halfway one day and not take 45min.   What are some recommendations, I have dark brown hair and eyes and lighter skin.  So black for the color.  I always basically stuck with the drugstore glide on pencils with regular pencils tugging so much, and liquid not great for a shaky hand.  recently tried a kajal i swore by, but it seems a bit dry in less than a week.  easy to get on tho thick.  I nonstop hear about maybelline gel point and use brush in kit.  my hands wouldn't allow me the chance to succeed.     Also, a lot seem to get rubbed of after im done applying mascara.  have yet to find eye end or drugstore that stays
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
If you do have oily lids, a bit of powder first will soak oil up. Have you tried foundation or a concealer as the eye base like a primer?   For shaking hands, not sure... see post
HOURGLASS THREAD
    As a longtime Hourglass lover and addict I figured it was time BT had a dedicated thread to one of my/our favorite brands!    Direct link to the Hourglass page on Sephora: http://www.sephora.com/hourglass   What are your favorite products from this line?   Newest Release(s) Available Now: Ambient Strobe Light Sculptor http://www.sephora.com/strobe-lighting-tool-P40470 8?skuId=1792662&icid2=brand%20content_brand:hourgl ... Illume Sheer Color Trio http://www.sephora.com/illume-sheer-color-trio-P40 7707?skuId=1822816&icid2=brand%20content_brand:hou ...     Ambient Light Correcting Primers http://www.sephora.com/ambient-light-correcting-pr imer-P407705?skuId=1792670&icid2=brand%20content_b ...   Coming Soon!
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BEAUTY SAVANT purly / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Who has tried the Illume Sheer Color Trio? Do you love it? see post
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 Annaihk / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@Pusheeen I'm not sure, but if that's the case then I am hopeful.  Urban Decay has a consumer affairs department (who knew) that can tell me definitively (I think).  I ... 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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BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR JoannaMC / BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR / replied
More bunnies! 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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HALL OF FAMER dalidyli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Va Voom lady Spry! see post
THE TARTE THREAD!!!
NEWS, UPCOMING COLLECTIONS, DISCUSSIONS AND SWATCHES!   I was surprised there wasn't a dedicated thread for the brand especially since they have really upped their game recently. So since pretty much every brand has a thread I thought to start one for Tarte!   They have been slaying with the recent launches and truly on a roll with more amazing products to come!         
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HALL OF FAMER BrideSona / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Okay....so I have a tarte gripe. I love tarte...I really do. I've got bb creams, founadation, primers, concealers, suntan lotion, lippies galore and of course the famous... see post
Anastasia Beverley Hills liquid lipstick restock
Hi Sephora!   I was just wandering if you knew when the restock date would be for the Anastasia Beverley Hills liquid lipstick would be? I want to get my hands on a few shades but they've been out of stock for some time now   Thanks anyway.   Maria.
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MaliBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Maria,   Sorry for any inconvenience! We don't have specifics at this time. We recommend contacting your local Sephora to see if these are in stock there.    ... see post
MAC Love and Releases Thread!
Since MAC has so many releases coming I thought we could share this info here and our love for the brand   NOW ON EBATES   ** MAC SELECT - NEW LOYALTY PROGRAM / US ONLY** Spoiler (Highlight to read)  AVAILABLE NOW MAC x CHRIS CHANG MAC  PRO LONGWEAR WATERPROOF COLOUR STICK VIBE TRIBE - ONLINE and IN STORES NOW   MAC TRANSFORMED ONLINE NOW SOFT SERVE ONLINE NOW MAC x Brant Brothers ONLINE NOW, IN STORE June 2nd   JUNE BLUE NECTAR ONLINE June 2nd - IN STORES June 9th TENDERTALK ONLINE June 2nd - IN STORES June 9th FASHION PACK - ONLINE June 9th, IN STORES June 23rd   JULY GOOD LUCK TROLLS ONLINE July 28th, STORES Aug. 4th   Coming soon in 2016 Vamplify Lip Glosses (July) Spellbinder Shadow Collection (8 shades) (October) MAC x Selena (October 2016) New velvet/magnetic loose pigments (October 2016) New Strobe products Highlight Sticks Mariah Carey Beauty Icon Collection ** mini lipsticks / collection unknown** MAC x Tanya Taylor NYC MAC x Star Trek (Late Aug/early Sept. // presale 1 day only at comic con July 21st) MAC Softcore & PlayLab Retro matte liquid lip color (Jan 2017)   ~Updated May 26th 2016~
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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ohhhhh... new colors coming...   see post
Q. Foundation cakinessi in eye area
i got my makeup done earlier today by a seohora makeup professional to get ready for an event this evening.  Now I am getting ready to go out and it looks all caked around my eyes emphasizing crepiness and wrinkles.  Is there any way to remedy this or is my only solution to take it all off and start over?  Thanks for any advice
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / answered
A. Hi Angel,   I have a couple of ideas for you! If you have a BeautyBlender or micro mini, I suggest dampening it and lightly patting in the areas where you're seeing ... see post
Sephora vs. Ulta - The Verdict
I've been a VIB for a few years now, and my local Sephora is within walking distance of that "other" brand. I've heard rave reviews about their rewards program, most especially about their generous giving of free product with each new level reached and not samplers.   Today, I headed to my Sephora store for the VIB event, got my bag loaded up, and then...went to Ulta. I was actually there to get a tube of NYX lip gloss since I've heard so much about it, but I went through the whole store out of pure curiosity.   The verdict? While Ulta does carry drugstore brands and their rewards are pretty lofty in comparison...Sephora has my heart. Ulta felt too "superstore-ish". No offense, but a little...below...the standard and prestige of Sephora. So, Sephora, heed our call! Amp up our VIB rewards. Tidy up the shelves and demos in your stores (our store is a tad lacking in that dept.). And, keep up the great work! = )
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melanie6291989 / NEWCOMER / replied
NEVER order anything from Ulta.com! You will regret it! They have awful customer service, but the worst problem was that literally half of my order was either broken/mal... see post
Video Review: All 29 Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick Swatches on 4 models!
  Hey guys!   This is our Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid lipstick swatch + review video. We swatched all 29 shades on 4 models! Let us know what you think and what are some other products that you might want to see next!  
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@KayAndTans - This is great!  Thank you for sharing!  (Thank your models too!) see post
Trying to color match to Marc Jacobs' Remarcable foundation
Hi everybody, I bought a bottle of the Remarcable foundation in shade 36 Beige Golden online (I don't live near a Sephora so unfortunately I'm not able to look at in store swatches) but it's a little too golden for my skintone. I'm about an NC30/C3 and also a near perfect match to Too Faced Born This Way in Natural Beige; to those of you who are the same shade as me, what do you recommend? Thank you!
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @wereyouhonest!  The Color IQ for Too Faced Born This Way in Natural Beige is 2Y06.  There is a MJ Remarcable Foundation with the same Color IQ:  Beige Light 32.  ... see post
SUMMER 2016 Releases!!!
way way way too early but since there's already a pic for Dior Summer that has been posted guess I'll put it here.
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HALL OF FAMER jenfromnyc / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Exciting!! see post
Sephora Show & Tell - TDT: Sunday Riley Edition!

What’s your HG Sunday Riley Oil? Throw Down!

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Hi, I'm 45 years old and looking for a highlight that does not make me look old but give me a nice youth glow.
Hi, I've been looking for a highlight that will give me a youthful glow and not make me look old. I'm 45 years old and have light skin. Thank you
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edelarosa / NEWCOMER / replied
Thanks everyone for your recommendations, I will try them all and see what works for me.  see post
What is the best foundation for an older person?
I have tried many foundations but now that I am 52, I need something different.   I have begun using Orrogold and Perricone skincare and love them, but I need a foundation that:   has SPF light/medium coverage blends easily.   I am fair skinned w brown hair, brown eyes and of course, some wrinkles.   Thank you
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi mpj6,   TrysBeautyItems and kana2018 made great recommendations! My mother, who is also in her 50s, wears the Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF 30 and rea... see post
HELP
What brush is good to use with the Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi trodz,   I'd suggest the Sephora Collection Pro Fan Brush #65! This fan brush works well with any powder highlighter! You can also use it to lightly apply bronzer... see post