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/NEW-ACTIVE-CAN ADIAN-PROMO-CODES-LIST-1/td-p/2147005 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
I noticed that it's November and no November Haul thread is up...so I hope it's okay with everyone that I started one. I don't usually post on this thread but love reading it. Heading into the holidays a lot of our purchases are for others...so not so naughty...
I have never worn make up in my entire life before but all my friends started young around sixteen. Now as a college student, I want to be able to look fresh have that everyday look( and not like a high school student) I only use a toner, moisturizer, and BB cream in light beigh. My Asian skin tone is pretty light/ almost pale but my skin type is oily. I have sensitive eyes as well. I just want advice on what oil free make up products I can use with neutral colors for my face, best oil free BB cream ? I do not want false eye lashes since they're very difficult to put on, best mascara? lip gloss, lip stain, or lip pencil? ( i like a pink shade to match my lip color) I love using EOS lip balms btw! However, I am afraid of to eye shadow for my monolids because I'll look like a clown lol!
Can I ask for a handful of their disposable mascara wands? They make for really good brow fixers, but as a 12 year old, would they give you them? I mean they are free for you to use in the store... I don't want to sound cheap, but they are the best brow fixers i have tried.
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. 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 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. Done Sharing! Now, use these deals and haul! My favorite hauls are always from the deals we all share. If you find something full priced that is new and awesome, share it here. http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Autumn -Winter-2015-Found-in-the-Wild-quot-New-quot/m-p/2 ...
Ok so I've been wanting to make this thread for a while. I've also been wanting to start a "random thoughts" thread...but I figured I'd separate the categories so that at least the "beauty" one is on the front page, rather than hidden in off topic. So, have a beauty-related thought but don't think it's worth starting a thread about ? Post it here ! today I got a facial at an extraordinarily nice spa. A real treat. And the results were immediate and truly great. But guys: she pulled out a clarisonic and a foamy cleanser for that first initial cleanse, and I nearly had a heart attack. Great for a lot of people but most of you know how I feel about those things !!!!!! Overall, as I said, it was great and my skin is happy. But sheesh. _____________ SWATCH REQUEST THREAD HERE: http://community.sephora.com/t5/The-Swatch-Board/T HE-SWATCH-REQUEST-THREAD/td-p/2223212
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
I know Friday barely started and there are so many good deals out there, let's share what we all got! So far I've only ordered two pairs of boots from Torrid and some cute underwear from Victoria's Secret. What did you guys buy?
Hey! I have oily, acne (I have moderate to severe acne) prone skin and I have quite a bit of scarring. I'm looking for a cleanser that'll help me. (I just bought the Foreo Luna, so I'd prefer recommendations compatible with it). I'm out of ideas, to be honest. I tried the Murad cleanser for a few months but it didn't seem to help :/ If y'all could recommend some cleansers/toners, I'd be grateful. Thanks!
Hi, so I bought the Clarisonic Mia 3 K-Beauty set for $199 on the 23rd of November. I haven't even received my package yet and realised that the price has dropped to $140. That's a $59 price difference and I was wondering whether I could get a price adjustment on this? Or does Sephora really need me to return it and repurchase it again? Thanks!
I am looking for a higher end concealer that doesn't crease, looks natural and lasts on oily skin. I have tried a lot of drugstore concealers, and I find that they are too harsh for my sensitive skin and crease way too much.
For years I have been trying different skin makeup products both drugstore and high end foundations, concealers , moisturizers and powders all claiming to keep oily skin matte and while some did just that it was always at the cost of looking cakey. My skin only needs light coverage products to cover up redness, blemishes and dark circles around my eyes ( and something that keeps my oily t zone mattified). However I have yet to encounter any natural, light coverage products for oily skin that do just this. It seems that the foundations are either too much coverage(don't look natural at all!!), the concealers crease too much and look too cakey under my eyes(and feel dry) or they just drip off my tzone all together(it gets gross).Does anyone else experience this with makeup products and has anyone found any products that work on oily skin but look natural?
Just posted to Trendmood's Instagram. It looks like it starts Dec. 2 for VIB and VIB Rouge. $25 off $50 for Rouge $20 off $50 for VIB $15 off $50 for BI (Starts Dec. 3rd) Ends Dec. 14, one time use. Let's try to keep it positive and stay excited for this sale. Yes, it starts the same day for VIB and VIB Rouge, and yes the dollar off difference is only $5, but Sephora is not obligated to do any of this. If you feel like it's not enough of a Rouge perk, then don't participate in the sale and take your business elsewhere. We all clearly love beauty products, and saving money on them is nice too, but the complaints take away from the fun those products are and the joy they bring us. Speaking if products, I will need to really think about what I'm picking up! I have three or four things spinning in my head...
It is officially Christmas 2015!! Christmas Secret ELF is Happening Now We are currently Shopping! ELF- Exchange Local Fare The ELF gift exchange promotes camaraderie within the Sephora BT community. Participants from different regions are pair up and exchange local fare gifts unique to their city and state. All BT members are welcome to join the fun! 4 NEW things for X-elf Spoiler (Highlight to read) Everyone but a few BT’ers who are participating in X-elf are veterans. Changing it up a bit to accommodate the ‘secret’ format. 1. No pairings. Secret Santa style. Communication will be by email if you choose. 2. The blind draw will be more flexible. I will only group participants by states or Canada. 3. Since this is Christmas ELF the gifting is completely open. Can gift local and non-local as well as beauty items, etc. Keep this in mind when you fill out your preference list. 4. Gift Amount $25 + Shipping + 3-5 New DS I am sure we all have a pretty large personal stash, therefore, I am recommending people add 3-5 NEW deluxe samples as an EXTRA gift. Everyone but a few BT’ers who are participating in X-elf are veterans. Changing it up a bit to accommodate the ‘secret’ format.1. No pairings. Secret Santa style. Communication will be by email if you choose.2. The blind draw will be more flexible. I will only group participants by states or Canada.3. Since this is Christmas ELF the gifting is completely open. Can gift local and non-local as well as beauty items, etc. Keep this in mind when you fill out your preference list.4. Gift Amount $25 + Shipping + 3-5 New DSI am sure we all have a pretty large personal stash, therefore, I am recommending people add 3-5 NEW deluxe samples as an EXTRA gift. X-elf SCHEDULE Yes, it is early to take advantage of Black Friday specials, avoid seasonal shipping delays and accommodate personal holiday schedules. Sign Up- CLOSED Secret ELF draw- 11/20 Shopping- 11/20-12/6 Shipping- 12/7-12/14.... Box must arrive at final destination NO later than 12/14!!!! BT Show & Tell- 12/7-12/15 Theme: Stocking Stuffers......O' what fun!!! Spoiler (Highlight to read) The Challenge Buy, decorate or make a Stocking and stuff it with goodies from the preference list. The ChallengeBuy, decorate or make a Stocking and stuff it with goodies from the preference list. Secret X-elf Guidelines Spoiler (Highlight to read) I listened and made X-elf secret style! I know y’all are the good bunch, but these are the guidelines for this round. Please follow the rules and nobody gets hurt! ;’) 1. Communicate by email if you have any questions about the Preference List. 2. Stay in communication and agree to ship together! 3. Due to the fact that this round takes place during the busy Holiday season, I will not be able to send a box if you don’t get one. If someone needs to drop out during the game, I will not assign a new ELF. It is too complicated with the secret format and random draw. Play at your own risk. ***Sign-up only if you can 110% complete this round. See the X-elf Schedule!*** 4. If something does happen and you can’t complete X-elf, I highly suggest you take 10 minutes to email your Elfie a $25 Sephora gift card. Send me a PM and I will help you! If case of an emergency: PM me, ASAP! I listened and made X-elf secret style!I know y’all are the good bunch, but these are the guidelines for this round. Please follow the rules and nobody gets hurt! ;’)1. Communicate by email if you have any questions about the Preference List.2. Stay in communication and agree to ship together!3. Due to the fact that this round takes place during the busy Holiday season, I will not be able to send a box if you don’t get one.If someone needs to drop out during the game, I will not assign a new ELF.It is too complicated with the secret format and random draw. Play at your own risk.***Sign-up only if you can 110% complete this round. See the X-elf Schedule!***4. If something does happen and you can’t complete X-elf, I highly suggest you take 10 minutes to email your Elfie a $25 Sephora gift card. Send me a PM and I will help you! If case of an emergency: PM me, ASAP! The kinda Blind Draw Spoiler (Highlight to read) Check out all the Cali Elfies! Check out all the Cali Elfies! I sent out PMs with your Elfie's info on 11/21. If you did not get a PM, contact me. Thanks! The Secret Elves!!! 1. desertdancer 2. Gwenhwyfar (Co-Host) 3. meganlisa 4. MrsLisha 5.TriesToBoClassy 6. Sprytely 7. etscore1 8. Jen143xo 9. Bea0t 10. Missey1973 11. mixe 12. darkiceis 13. spotspotcat 14. MK89 15. lipstick4soul 16. BrideSona 17. Anne322 18. Zpsid91 19. Libelllules 20. rachelhill 21. Jeff 22. Pixiedust2 -CLOSED Important I noticed that a lot of y'all use your name for the email. If you have a question you can do 2 things to remain anonymous. - Post an OPEN question and hope that your Elfie replies. - Or, PM Gwenhwyfar (she has the Master List) or Desertdancer and we can ask for you!
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!!!
Hey Beauties- We have ALOT of threads around here for Tom Ford products. I figured I'd start one thread where we can update each other on items as they come out or we see them available. For all my UK'ers, or people willing to pay for shipping from the UK, Harrods has Softcore and Nude Dip from the Fall collection available right now. Happy Shopping!
Hi, I just recently purchased the Sephora Rouge Infusion Lip Ink in # 10 Red Essence and I LOVE it!!! I was wondering if any of you guys know a good lip liner that will pair well with this product to make last a little longer. Thank you in advanced to every suggestions! -Maria
Has anyone gotten a sample of an eyeshadow pallette? If so, please send picture of your sample! I really am in need of a new eyeshadow pallette. Half of my colors have been used to the very bottom. I wanted to test some new ones out, but i wasn't sure if the samples are enough for you to do at least one look with them. Please send pictures if you have gotten a sample! Thanks!
hi I'm interested in a nice dewy glow finish for my dry skin. Can anyone suggest any drug store or Sephora makeup setting sprays that will make my makeup last with giving me the dewy glow as well.? I would appreciate suggestions. Looking for an affordable spray that will do the job. Thanks.
Like most girls I've been wearing makeup since jr. highish age and have always struggled finding the correct shade. I'm also very low maintenance and prefer super simple, easy to do makeup, but I've been dealing with severe adult acne and have started using makeup more and more to help cover up and draw attention away from my problem areas. I went to a Sephora store and was color matched as 1R05. I bought the bareMinerals matte foundation in fair and correcting concealer in light 1, which both match my skin wonderfully. I'm wanting to find blush and/or bronzer to do some simple contouring, but am totally lost as to how to choose the correct shade. Please help! Thank you.
++ This Box is Closed.++ Hey ladies! Let's get ready to have some fall/winter fun! The box will go out the week of October 1st. Here are the members for this TSB and the current box order: Mrsbaine MochaPJ (CDN) knuevekm zpsid91 Talinder GreenChilli Libellules michelleshops SuzeAlex Heartsmyface (CDN) GreenPorchLights TheSocialQuota TSB Rules: Trade items that are equal in value and brand quality or better. For example, Dior for Guerlain would be a good trade, as would Too Faced for Tarte. Do not trade Dior for Tarte. Do not take more than you put in. Please ensure your trade is adding value to the box. Trade full sized items for full sized items. If a full size item you’d like to add is over 8oz or is bulky, share it with the group prior to your trades to gauge interest. If someone is interested in this item, it may be included. Keep the box balanced. If there are a lot of skincare items, add items from a different category if you’re able to. Do not take all of one category from the box. For example, do not take all the palettes or masks. Before you seal and mail the box, you need a majority, including the next person in the box’s OK on the trade. If you’re not sure if an item is appropriate, post the item and ask the group. Do not include duplicate items unless there is specific interest. Take a picture of the complete contents of the box when you receive it. This will help us all keep track of what’s in the box and can help influence our own decisions for entry. the box should be moving to the next participant after 3 business days. Courtesies: Don't put in anything unsanitary! (i.e. used lipgloss, used liquid lipstick, used cream products, used mascara) Post a picture and write info of what you took and left, with their condition and value – this way members can weigh in on the trades before shipping Include close up, open photos of any items that will be sealed that you cannot see the color through. This includes lipsticks, palettes, blushes, etc. No reserve items in the box for others, and don’t ask to have any items reserved for you - this is unfair to others participating Don't swatch items from the box - this is a hygienic precaution that we must take as a lot of people will be handling these items Swatched/used items must be labeled as such. All opened items must be cleaned/sanitized prior to their addition to the box Sanatizing consists of spraying the item with a makeup sanitizer, or making your own with half parts 70% alcohol and water. Must post photos of all swaps and wait for approval from the thread before sending the box to the next recipient. The box coordinator and 50% of participants should give the OK for your trade. Give the group 24 hours to review your trades and provide feedback. Please contribute mid to high-end beauty products only. No drugstore items. If you have questions or you are unsure of an item, ask! Not allowed in the box: Pre-made samples Drugstore or lower end items Heavily used items (except for perfume) Swatching items in the box Any product that you “dunk” a wand into or you dip your fingers into (like lip gloss or mousse blush) if they’re not new and unused. These cannot be sanitized. Large or bulky items unless there is interest No duplicates unless they are high end or highly sought after products Mail Tracking All participants must provide a tracking number for their shipment, posted to the thread upon receipt. At the start of the box, each participant should PM the person who will next receive the box to determine shipping details. These shipping details should be confirmed again by PM before sending out the box. When specifying shipping instructions, choose the option that optimizes both the security of the box and timely retrieval, whether that means having the box shipped to a workplace to ensure a signature, to a PO Box, etc. Each participant is responsible for notifying box the box leader, as well as the participants before and after them, should their availability or instructions change. A box participant suggested that we each include a unicorn that we may have in our collection. I think this is a good idea! Perhaps we can each tell each other a unicorn we're looking for and if we have to, we can change the order. At the end of the box, the remaining contents, after I pick, will go to Believe in Tomorrow, a Baltimore based Charity that services families whose children are in treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Let's have fun ladies!
I want to start anew, I tried looking for recent threads and I couldn't find any. Show us your finds. I believe I found a Guerlain Maxi lash dupe in Almay brand. Here are the pictures and wand comparison. I also applied it to my lashes and my lashes look the same as when I appl y Guerlain (sample I had). My lashes look long and full after one application, as well as natural. Also, they are SOFT, just like with Guerlain. I'll post pictures of my eye in a bit. even though the almay looks more full, it does the same thing guerlain did for me. I definitely say give this one a try unless you can't live without the rosy smell guerlain has the one on the right is with mascara. i removed it on the other side. One thing this mascara claims is that your lashes will grow longer with prolonged use. I for one am willing to t ry this by buying more when this one runs out because i'm actually liking the mascara application.
I've been hijacking threads lately with my various color challenges. It's time for it's own place! The rules: Each week (Sunday- Saturday) there will be a new color to incorporate into your makeup looks. It can be one item of that color or a whole face. Try to incorporate it 4-5 times during the week, and post your pic, or discuss your colors here with everyone! If you can only do a day or two, that's fine too! This should be fun! For folks on a No Buy, it's a great way to Shop your collection. I hope you'll join me! *schedule to the end of the year Spoiler (Highlight to read) Nov. 1- 1-7: drugstore week Nov. 8- 14: brown Nov. 15-21: my new things! *give those newer things some love Nov. 22-28: bronze nov. 29-Dec 5: oldies but goodies*give your lesser used items love! dec 6-12: green dec. 13-19: Champagne dec. 20-26: Red Nov. 1- 1-7: drugstore weekNov. 8- 14: brownNov. 15-21: my new things! *give those newer things some loveNov. 22-28: bronze nov. 29-Dec 5: oldies but goodies*give your lesser used items love!dec 6-12: greendec. 13-19: Champagnedec. 20-26: Red
Feeling sad that the November sales are over? I know we have BF/Cyber Monday deals to look forward too as well. But since we have to wait for the preview yet (I believe this Friday via the Sephora to Go app) I thought we could get excited about December! Tell us below what you plan to get in December? Maybe one item you missed out this month on with the sale? Maybe a mini haul?! A regret you are still lusting over? Do tell...... =D For myself, I maybe plan to get a Viseart palette or an Hourglass Powder (would be my first one ever) and hopefully just leave it at that. Just one of an item that I have been wanting forever and I will wait it out for December to get it! Maybe even an impulse buy, who knows...
alright, here it is. use this thread to request swatches. the guidelines are up to you and your needs: single swatches, comparison swatches, specific skin tone swatches when comparisons are requested, feel free to provide whatever you have of that request--i want anyone to participate and contribute if they want to. have fun, hope this is helpful !
***CANADIANS, this TSB will be heading North after the US round so claim a spot now!*** ***US Waitlist Only*** Mask TSB, to start November 16th . This box will start off sheet mask heavy! Round 1 participants will have first dibs on future rounds. Participation Requirements: Spoiler (Highlight to read) -18 or older -live in the US or Canada -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-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 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 mask 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 (btw, my autocorrect hates you all, except GPL who it now recognizes (okay AC, way to be random), nothing personal): Spoiler (Highlight to read) Sprytely: 9505512287125320209778 1-makeupobsessed 2-lipstick4soul 3-spotspotcat 4-shirleylin88 5-buggirl 6-sbowden 7-greenporchlights 8-samtian 9-vegchililover78 10-zpsid91 Sprytely: 95055122871253202097781-makeupobsessed 2-lipstick4 soul3-spotspotcat4-shirleylin885-buggirl6-sbowden7 -greenporchlights8-samtian9-vegchililover7810-zpsi d91 Waitlist: Spoiler (Highlight to read) kelloua gwenhwyfar mrstrish weeeweeeeeee roseps135 dalidyli kellouagwenhwyfarmrstrishweeeweeeeeeeroseps135dali dyli Interested Canadians: Spoiler (Highlight to read) mochapj (co-host) mixe grahamcrackers kbmatthews simplyyulz lachaton mochapj (co-host)mixegrahamcrackerskbmatthewssimplyyulzlac haton
I have fine lines, and my concealer really badly creases! I've used primer on my under-eyes, eye cream, lotion, many different concealers (tarte waterproof, tarte creaseless, kat von d tattoo, mac pro longwear and many more) along with many different powders. I've tried waiting a bit to set, and I've set it right after blending. Nothing seems to work, and it only gets worse throughout the day! I'm only 22 and I don't think this should be a huge issue at this age (fine lines)! Can anyone suggest an amazing combination? I've also tried doubling up on concealers/correctors. Nothing has worked! Also they are slightly dry, especially with mac pro longwear.