I started this in Greenie's thread, but, people suggested to make a new thread for this, so here we are... So, Spring is finally here. Or... sort of.... ( But, that snow the other day has nothing to do with the bright yellow and pastel green I feel like wearing, right? ) Anyway, I was thinking we could do 30+ day challenge of Spring ( and Summer ) colors, just for fun, and the heck of it. Let's have some fun! If anyone feels like joining me, please do. If you don't want to do the challenge, please feel free to stop by just because, whenever and why ever you feel like to. Let's paint the BT with Spring colors, ladies and gents! Lippie junkies united!!! P.S. It turned out I need to remove what's left of my "wisdom" asap... so.... I'll start the fun, and re-join you as soon as I can. But, you go ahead and have fun. I'll be watching, and live through you all! Day 1 - Maybelline Vivids in Shocking Coral Day 2 - NARS Audacious in Brigitte + NARS lip gloss in Priscilla Day 3 - MAC Candy Yum Yum Day 4 - Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet in La Romanesque Day 5 - NARS Audacious in Brigitte ( lightly ) over MAC Rosy Rim lip pen Day 6 - NARS Audacious in Angela Day 7 - UD Revolution in Bang KVD's Bachelorette ( the liquid one ) Day 8 - Tom Ford Pink Dusk over Maybelline Vivids in Shocking Coral Day 9 - Maybelline Vivids in Vivid Rose Day 10 - NARS Audacious in Dominique + MAC Pink Pigeon Day 11 - Maybelline Vivids in On Fire Red Day 12 - KVD Painted Love lippie in A Go Go Day 13 - KVD Bauhau5 ( the liquid one ) with some gloss on top Day 14 - MAC Vegas Volt with a little help from MAC Chic Trick lip pen Day 15 - Marc Jacobs Le Marc Lip Creme in So Sofia Day 16 - Maybelline Vivids in Hot Plum Day 17 - LORAC Lip Luxe 8 Hour Lip Color in True Red Day 18 - NARS Audacious in Dominique + MAC lip pen in Heroine Day 19 - MAC Pink Plaid Day 20 - UD Revolution lippie in Streak, with a little help from MAC's Rosy Rim lip pen Day 21 - LORAC PRO Matte Lip Color in Violet, with a little help from MAC's lip pen in Heroine Day 22 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Rikugien Day 23 - MAC Reel Sexy Day 24 - Covergirl Divine Day 25 - Marc Jacobs Le Marc Lip Creme in Infamous Day 26 - Estee Lauder Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Rubellite Day 27 - MAC Up The Amp Day 28 - MAC Violetta Day 29 - Tom Ford Pink Dusk + Givenchy Rose Dressing Day 30 - MAC Dear Diary + lip pen in Embrace Me Day 31 - Tom Ford Julian + NARS Audacious Fanny Day 32 - NARS Audacious Raquel + MAC lip pen in Chick Trick
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 just received my 5k Elizabeth and James reward, here are the pics. I know many of us are upset about these rewards, but I didn't mean to hurt u guys, but this thread is just for showing the pics of rewards BTers received. I stayed up whole night, slept only 3 hours, and it was like mad rush. Did I like the reward, seriously I don't know, I wanted this reward from the time beauty2sample calculated, but after receiving I'm not happy, bag is small, doesn't look so good, I would never spend $550 on this bag and sunglasses didn't fit me perfectly. Over all I'm neither happy nor sad. I just hope in future sephora come up with great rewards, more quantity, release them in day time, main thing, our Canadian sister should also redeem these rewards. So share ur pics guys.
The only thing I love more than shopping is getting a great deal. I've created a website with the same name as this thread. If you share here and want to keep the deal exclusive to BT readers, just write for BT only in the post. I will heart every deal I see . If your deal does not have a heart from me, I have not seen it yet. A heart with no comment means I already had your deal on my site or decided not to list it. Should I use your deal, I will thank you here. Thanks again to everyone who shares! If you find something full priced that is new and awesome, share it here. http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Spring -Summer-2015-Found-in-the-Wild-quot-New-quot/m-p/1 ...
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Following a wonderful month of April deals comes MAY, one of the most colourful months of the year for me!! I love all the fun sets and gorgeous shades that pop up in May! May makes me want to clean out colours I'm not using and stock up on some gorgeous new shades! i hope everyone has an a-may-zing month!!! 😛
I should get paid by Sephora marketing for starting this thread for them. What, if anything, could Sephora do at this point to regain your trust and loyalty to the company? For me, I would be appeased by a year of 500 point perks and a $50 gift card. I would be miffed still, but might be willing to sweep this guffaw under the rug.
I've never really understood what kind of skin I have but I know it's a mess, I guess it's some sort of combination skin. Oily on the nose and between the eyes and quite dry on the cheeks. I have large pores on the nose tip and on the cheeks close to the nose area, on those same areas it is also a bit red but I'm not sure if it's because of the large pores? To top it up, my skin is never flawless, I always have some kind of pimple and red dots, even if small, somewhere on my face. I'm using mia2 with the clarisonic pore reducing cleanser, thinking big pores were my main problem. I'm starting to notice that after I've used the mia2 with that cleanser my skin peels off all over my cheeks, the tonic I use afterwards does remove those pellicles but I was just wondering if that meant that I need to use another cleanser? Or is that supposed to make my skin peel off? I hope this isn't too much of a dumb question, I'm really lost when identifiyng which products would be best for my skin type. Thanks in advance for any advice!
HI! let me tell you about my skin. I am naturally very pale, and have semi sensitive skin. I can't really label it as oily or dry. If I wake up and don't wash my face, It over compensates, and creates lots of oil, but if i wash my face and don't put moisturizer, it becomes very very dry and tight. So I suppose my first question is "What kind of skin do I have?". Second, Its really hard for me to find a foundation that has a nice balance of coverage but isn't too light. For example, I enjoy letting my natural freckles show through, but I need some coverage to balance my skin tone and cover light blemishes. Overall, I'm looking for a product that is neither too light or too heavy. I really appreciate you help and suggestions
Just wanted to create a forum where everyone can vent and am also curious as to how bad it can get or if I'm the only one that feels angry and embarrassed after leaving my local Sephora for being treated badly. Please feel free to share your stories!
Like as most BTers here I too am very disappointed with Sephora. I stayed up late last night, dozed off for a few minutes and woke to realize all (except a few 1000, which not interest me) rewards were gone. I attempted to call the Rouge Line and kept getting disconnected. At first I thought it was the Rep who hung up on me and got really upset. But when I called back, two more times, that got cut off too. I guess I wasn’t the only upset customer bombarding their phone lines. I decided to give it a break. I called a few hours later and again, after reaching a Rep, I got cut off. Why? I called again for the fourth or fifth time today and now it wasn’t only to complain about their rewards system or lack of, but also their customer service. After a few minutes of my uninterrupted speech all the Rep told me “I’m sorry you missed the rewards, we will be having more rewards in the future so stay tuned” When ? What? I asked her. She said she didn’t have any info only that Sephora keeps adding new rewards constantly. And that’s all I got …a simple “I’m sorry you missed the rewards” that felt like she said ' Ha ha that’s what you get for not taking those extra cans of energizer drinks to keep you up all night!! ' no points or anything, not that I care since I can't redeem for something I really want. I’m so angry but not as much as how disappointed I am with Sephora right now. I haven’t received any email or notice about this. Honestly, I ask myself why even bother shopping at Sephora anymore. I feel like I’m in a bad relationship with Sephora; keeps me awake up all night and doesn’t satisfies me. I give and give to Sephora and I don’t receive much back. Isn’t that a really bad relationship? I get more perks/rewards at other places than here, seriously. Yes some products/brands I can only purchase here and those will be the only products I purchase from Sephora from now on. I may not spend tons and tons of $$$ at Sephora but I do spend a good amount of my income here. Let this be a lesson to me. To put myself to sleep and not rely on Sephora’s rewards anymore. I do want to add that the true reward that I have received from Sephora and I cannot find anywhere else, is this BT community. I come here everyday, yes everyday. I might not comment much but am stalking threads and reading people’s comments. It’s has become something kind of therapeutic for me. I have learned so much here and to me this has been the greatest reward Sephora has given me. Thank you BeautyTalk!
As some of you know I was able to get the 10K Josie Maran perk. There was no information about where the trip was, when it needed to be redeemed, etc... when the perks went live. It wasn't until AFTER I placed my order that I noticed the trip is for PA. I LIVE in PA! So obviously this is not a perk that is worthwhile to me, let alone worth 10K points. I wanted to be able to just cancel it and get my points back so someone who would truly enjoy the trip would have a chance at it. Sephora CS messaged me to essentially say: my reward was non-refundable non-returnable according to their terms of service. (Paraphrased since a mod deleted what was actually written) This is absolutely disgusting in my opinion. Sephora gives out points like candy... they've been doing it ALL day! And I can't even offer up my trip to anyone else! Someone who would actually enjoy it! For the record, my order has not shipped or anything like that. So thanks, Sephora... for really outdoing yourself! Just when I thought your customer service couldn't get any worse. ***Edited to add my response*** **Oh and apparently my message from Sephora CS was edited out by a mod*** So what you're telling me is that because your IT people didn't have any sort of description up when the perks launched (at 4am EST by the way), that we as consumers are supposed to just take responsibility for whatever it will eventually say? I thought being clear and concise was the responsibility of the MERCHANT not the CONSUMER. I'm not sure how that is binding in any way, shape, or form. Traditionally these trips are for places like Paris and LA, there's no way anyone would assume that this year's perk would take place in Pennsylvania. That's ridiculous. Additionally, last year people were refunded for their "mega" points that were unsatisfactory (the purses and the custom Bite lipsticks) so I'm not sure why this doesn't count in the same way. It's beyond outrageous to do this when you could've made this customer happy by simply returning my points and another customer happy by offering this reward again when so many people missed out. All with a few mouse clicks and keystrokes. There were several people on Beauty Talk (you know, the place where your most loyal customers gather) who would've really enjoyed having this trip, so it's honestly awful the way you're handling this situation. Just remember, you're alienating customers who have accumulated 10K+ points. Those points don't come without purchases. It's Sephora who is losing money and garnering bad press because of "customer service" like this. Melissa
I got a gift card but just a normal one, not a specific one for 45-min custom makeover. The person bought it for me does not know about the custom makeover gift card. He just thought that as long as he bought me $50 gift card, I can get a custom makeover. Can I still use it for a makeover or I have to buy the custom makeover gift card?
I, like so many of you here, am completely over Sephora after this "Extraordinary Rewards from 4-4:02am EST" fiasco. I was sleeping, so I could work at the job where I make the money for beauty & skincare. Sooooo, my question is, where should I go now that I am completely done with Sephora? Ulta's layout & website has always confused me to no end, but apparently their reward system let's you use $ rewards for products? Does that include what Ulta considers "elite" brands (e.g. UD, Tarte, Becca, etc)? Right now where I live, I have no high end department stores around. But in a few months I am moving to LA & will have many more options . Which department stores give the best rewards & have the best customer service experiences at the counters? I have had pretty bad experience with super pushy & judgey Tom Ford & Guerlain reps when I've been at department stores in big cities in the past. Thanks in advance for all recs!
I wear bareminerals original foundation in medium beige. I have been using "warmth" as my blush, but I would like to try one of baremineral blushes, but I don't know what color to try. I have medium skin and dark blonde hair. Thanks for any advice!
I am 55 years old. I have some acne scars & pores. I have combination skin. It starts off dry , by end of day very oily. I love the smashbox pore minimizer . I use that and the tarte blush (peach color) but my skin still always looks so dull. I have brown hair, brown eyes, and very fair skin. I do no like to wear alot of makeup but nothing seems to cover my scars. I have used the laura mercer tinted moisturizer in the past which goes on nice but by the end of the day I am very oily. I want to keep using the pore minimizer but need something more...possibly a powder that goes on fine, not cakey , that will look natural and will not be oily. I know I cannot look 30 again but I feel so old and dull looking. Thanks. Debbie
Hi everyone, I am trying to decide what peel to buy. I am looking for something to smooth my rough skin texture; I also have a few acne scars and sun spots. After reading reviews, I am trying to decide between the following but am open to other suggestions. I am trying to stay around $50 and under. -REN glycol lactic radiance renewal mask -Murad Intensive-C radiance peel -Ole Henriksen lemon strip flash peel Thanks for any advice you may have!
So I've recently posted much about my skin care concerns and asked for suggestions (bumpy like texture, some discoloration, some acne clogged pores) I've been using adapalene cream prescribed by my derm for awhile and it's not really showing much results and leaves me with dry flaky or irritated skin........ ive been looking into and very curious about ditching the adapalene and trying glycolic acid- I'm looking for product recommendations and any experiences with this I currently use fresh soy cleanser, dr jart water fuse gel,sea berry oil thanks!!!
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!
Just starting this new thread to keep us updated on all new collections, launches and releases for Summer; following up the Spring Collections thread you can check out here http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Spring-2015-Collections/td-p/1825800 I’ll leave here what we already found for this upcoming summer season MAC Wash and Dry LE Spoiler (Highlight to read) Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkins Summer 2015 (found by lachaton) Guerlain Summer by Terracotta 2015 Fall Collections - http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /FALL-2015-COLLECTIONS/m-p/1927188#M95163
I'm 35 yrs old, ugh, and of course I'm naturally starting to get a few fine lines especially on my forehead. I moisturize alot and my foundation and makeup goes on flawlessly BUT, eventually later I start seeing the lines on my forehead alot. Could it be I need to change primer, moisturize MORE, or try different foundation, or accept I'm getting old (lol)? Any advice is appreciated!!
Sooooo I've been looking for a liquid eye liner, and I'm new to liners and have never worn it before. (my eye makeup is usually mascara and eye shadow) I am only interested in liquid liners as I feel like they glide on more smoothly without all the tugging and pulling on the eye lid. I was interested in the Kat Van D tattoo liner, or one from Stila that is a water proof liquid liner. ( Cant remember the exact name) I would prefer it to be in an under $20 or so range, and would like recommendations by this Tuesday(the 5th of May) as its my birthday and I will be heading to Sephora then. I really am looking for a long lasting all day black smudge proof, (water proof, etc) liquid liner. ~~ Thanks so much for any suggestions or opinions on letting me know which is personally your favorite. <3
Hello, I am looking for a perfume for my daughter who is turning 18 this week. I have no idea what to get her yet. she is at the college now. I prefer the simple light kind of smell that are refreshing day to day perfume. Please let me know if there is any perfume which is best selling for her age in 2015 or in general. what is you best advise to get her?