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heartsmyface
Anyone up for a drugstore challenge?
Have any of the beautiful ladies here on BT tried using drugstore cosmetics after solely using mid to high end stuff?  I have never really dabbled in drugstore and keep saying I will but then never follow through.  I have a mind to walkinto a drugstore and buy a bunch of goodies they have to offer and play around in drugstore for a week or two.  I'm wondering what I'm missing or what I'm not missing.   Is there anyone who could help me choose some items they like or who would like to post solely drugstore looks and review their experiences with them?  I think it would be fun  
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
My entire family loves the Bourjois blushers :) One of my daughter's said they're made by the company that makes Chanel Beauty (have no idea if this is true, but they ar... see post
Nutpat
Bite Beauty Clementine Matte Creme Lip Crayon. When I can buy it?
I would like to buy Bite Beauty Clementine Matte Creme Lip Crayon. When available to order? Please tell me. It's very nice colour. 
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akaber
upperlid puffiness after eye makeup removal
I have sensitive skin in general. If I put on any kind of eye makeup, I am fine for 8-12 hours. But when I remove the makeup (does not matter how I do it: using a wash, wipes, makeup remover), my upper lid swells up for a day or so. I have to skip a day of eye makeup to go back to normal.  I have thrown mascaras away thinking the tube is too old, no difference. I truly think if I sleep in my makeup, I will be fine (not that I want to do that). I have noticed the more tugging I do on the lid, the more the swelling. I use UD primer on lids, I also tried too face primer with no difference. I use origins eye cream on lower lid but nothing for upper lid.I use dior mascara, UD shadows, smashbox concealer for lower lid( which is starting to cake for no good reason). Any suggestions? thanks in advance. I would go to a sephora store for advice but the closest one to me is an hour away!
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bcteagirl
New upcoming Hello Kitty Set- 40th anniversary coming to Sephora in September
  I have been haunting the HK section, hoping a few leftovers may turn up (Other than the two that are always there). Look what I found! Already signed up to be notified.   Looking forward to seeing this collection, and I hope they have a launch party for Rouge!
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NancieNano
SPECIAL GUEST NancieNano / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Hi bcteagirl, How did you search for these products? When I put Hello Kitty in the search box I only get 4 items. Can you Help? see post
starsandbucks
How long does it take you to do your makeup?
I have a pretty comfy makeup station and I do love me my products and I pretty much use everything from soup (primer) to nuts (setting spray). But I've noticed that instead of getting faster, I'm just getting slower and sloooower in my makeup application. I really enjoy the process of putting my makeup on - it's probably my favorite part of the day. But I feel like it's taking me a ridiculously long time to do my fairly simple everyday look (I don't vary how I do my makeup TOO much from day-to-day). So I used the timer on my phone for the past three days: 42, 50, and 52 minutes! Yikes! You ladies have seen my makeup. Nothing on my face should take 52 minutes! I know I take a long time doing my eyebrows - they're always a trouble spot for me. I'm going to TRY and speed myself up over the next few days so I can at least have more time to walk my dog in the mornings before work.    So I'm curious...how long does it take YOU to do your makeup?
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katie1724
HALL OF FAMER katie1724 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm usually running out the door in the morning (I'm not a morning person and have to leave for work at an ungodly hour), so not including skincare, it probably takes me... see post
Blackwhiskey
Can you commit?
I thought this would be an interesting challenge as well as difficult, but also help you discover creative ways and/or using up something you feel guilty of buying but never using.  I'm a bit of an impulse buyer when it comes to eyeshadows. I have several palettes but I usuall end up just using the same one or switch it up with another commonly used in my collection and I thought that should stop. Recently I've been good about rotating palettes but it still doesn't get much use that makes me happy I bought it.  At first I thought "a month should do it" but I know not even I would be able to keep that promise.    The challenge is this. To pick a product that you haven't really got much use out of, and use it for an entire week. So an example would be "I haven't used much of the Kat von D sinner palette so I'll use it for a week now."  Here's a loophole to this. You pick  your item but you can still use other shadows from other things, the point is that the item you've picked has to be in your daily look.    It doesn't have to be palettes or singles only as long as you pick the item and stick to it for a whole week. That way we won't feel so guilty about not using it so much.    The item that I will be picking will be the Kat von D Monarch palette. I use it every once in a while but I haven't for 7 consecutive days.    So starting this Sunday, that palette will be part of my every day routine until Saturday.    Summary: It doesn't have to be a palette, it can be a single eyeshadow. It doesn't have to be eye shadow, it can be a lippie, blush, or mascara. *edited to add foundation to the list*  Yes, you can mix it with other products but this will be the item you won't leave behind in your daily routine for the 7 consecutive days.    You don't have to post a picture of yourself if you don't want to, but if you want to take a picture of your item of choice, you can, and if you want. All you have to say to yourself is I can commit, I can accept, and I succeeded!   
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bad823
BEAUTY GURU bad823 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I'm in! I've been doing this for the past few weeks! I pick a blush, bronzer & eye palette. This week I'm using a Clinique bronzer & blush and the Cargo Vintage Escape p... see post
lilahtov
I miss you guys...
I don't know if I should really categorize this as a "confession" but I used to procrastinate by spending every "free" minute I had on this hur website!    If any of you guys remember me...hi there! I keep trying to come back and post more often, but real life gets in the way. Stupid double major, haha. Just wanted to pop in and say I miss you guys, and BT, even though I stand firm in my opinion that it's gone way downhill since this time last year.   With the Hourglass Blush Palette release live for VIB Rouges, I thought it was time for a lil renaissance. I wish I had some fun look to post or something!
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katie1724
HALL OF FAMER katie1724 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Lilahtov! I hope school is going well. :) I just checked in today myself after a random (unwanted) absence -- work has been crazy! I wish I had fun looks to post, to... see post
nmcd
YIKES! I think Urban Decay discontinued my favorite liquid eyeliner!
I use daily (and LOVE!) Urban Decay's 24/7 waterproof liquid eyeliner in perversion and I just went to reorder it...and it seems that it's no longer available?! HELP! Does anyone have a suggestion for one that is like it?   I absolutely LOVED the brush and the color. Some eyeliners are TOO black and this one was just right.  Thanks!
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nmcd
SIGHTSEER nmcd / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
So yes, talinder...it IS at the Ulta website (and in still in some of the stores) but NOT on the Urban website. They seem to be replacing it with the INK eyeliner pen (w... see post
Aarushi
Acne treatments helps
Acne Treatments helps in overcoming the causes and reducing the acne. The treatments helps in reducing excessive production of oil, irregular shedding of dead skin, fighting against development of bacteria, reduction in inflammation and many other causes. get Acne treatments active on skincarefix
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BuxomBabe80
L'Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow Swatches
I don't know if drugstore swatches are allowed on this board, but I really love the L'Oreal Infallible eye shadows. They are super pigmented and buttery. And they really last! Here's swatches of the ones I own. Swatched over Too Faced Shadow Insurance.     From left:  756 - Always Pearly Pink 759 - Burst Into Bloom 996 - Liquid Diamond 758 - Purple Priority 337 - Endless Sea 760 - Timeless Blue Spark   From left: 888 - Iced Latte 997 - Eternal Sunshine 892 - Amber Rush 755 - Gilded Envy 335 - Golden Emerald   From left: 507 - Primped & Precious 341 - Strawberry Blonde 342 - With A Twist 340 - Dive Right In 890 - Bronzed Taupe   From top, down:   555 - Perpetual Purple 557 - Glistening Garnet 333 - Golden Sage
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EvangelineDamon
BEAUTY MASTER EvangelineDamon / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
And here's an example of the staining power. This was after a good scrubbing of just hand soap. I used Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap and it worked to remove all colors... see post
crflh
sephora dual action collection brush set
What are your thoughts on this set? I just ordered it but am a bit fearful that they will not be up to par with the quality of the sephora pro brushes which are fantastic! I can't stand when brushes shed so I am hoping this are okay but have any of you tried this set ?   http://www.sephora.com/dual-action-brush-set-P3777 72?skuId=1492750
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carrie1975
HALL OF FAMER carrie1975 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Just got mine last week and at that price, it's a steal for the quality. The quality is excellent and so far, no shedding at all. You won't regret your purchase, I know ... see post
roseps135
Daily instant brush cleaner?
What do you gals use to clean your brushes daily?  I am looking for a good instant brush cleaner, something I can use on a paper towel or Kleenex and rub my brush against to get the makeup out and sanitize.  I do wash with soap and water weekly, but I can't do it every day so I like to use something quick.  I've been using MAC's brush cleaner for years, but since I have been using liquid foundation, it does not remove it all properly from the brush.  The one Sephora sells did not clean my brushes AT ALL and I returned it.   Thanks!
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Sonny4President
BEAUTY PRO Sonny4President / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
It smells very citrus-y, in a good way. It's amazing really, it gets off everything, even creams/gel if you're using something like a cream eyeliner.   I just pour a l... see post
njattana
Dark/Sun spots on body
So I've started noticing dark spots on my body (i.e abs,legs) and I'm a bit concerned and unsure how to correct this problem? There seems to be a plethora of items to treat this concern for the face but does anyone have any recommendations for something formulated for the rest of the body?
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megan1102
Fall Lip Gloss Colors
Hi!   Looking for fall lip gloss colors to suggestions. I'm a lip gloss junkie!   Thanks, Megan
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nishcakes
HALL OF FAMER nishcakes / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
We would love to help. I think most of us need to know more about your price range, preferences, and skintone before we can make recommendations. As you already know, th... see post
Haystring1991
Which products should I use?
I am 23 years old, I have kind combination skin, oily/dry/blackheads. I need to start a skin regiment, I'm just not sure what steps to take or what products to use, I've used some origins and some Clinique and also all natural organic things. My main issue is the blackheads
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Hi Haystring199, you already have some really great advice. I just wanted to add that it might be best to go for a gentle, as opposed to harsh, exfoliator, since one of ... see post
MissMathews
Dark spots on face from scars
I have a few small scars from previous breakouts on my face. No matter what concealer I use, I can still see them. I would love to try something to help lighten them?
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Have you tried peels? The Dr. Dennis Gross peels combined with using targeted treatments heavy in retinol and/or vitamin C (I currently use both, so not sure which works... see post
Poisonivy9
Consumers Choice...
Ok, so I have seen people comment in various threads about items they would like to see coming out for the Holidays.  That gave me an idea, and after  trying a couple of searches and coming up with nothing, I decided to pose these questions to everyone on Beauty Talk:  If you could create your own Sephora Favorites set, what would it be?  Or, if you were asked to create the next amazing palette, what brand(s) would you use and what would be in it?  These are just starting points, but lets all get creative!  If it were up to us, the consumers, what awesome things could be created to get everyone excited?   I will start things off!  If I could create a palette for Hourglass, it would be a large palette (but not TOO large) that has all of the Ambient powders and all of the Ambient blushes.  They would be smaller in size, but a great way to try them all and play around!  Or could make 2, each with all the Ambient powders then add blushes for warm skin tones in one palette with blushes for cool skin tones in the other.   What are your ideas?
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BrideSona
BEAUTY PRO BrideSona / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
@lachaton a BT users suggest set would be wonderful! Maybe a suggested eyes, suggested lips, suggested skin. That way when someone would ask us in the thread what we wou... see post
kelly101
Pea size amount
Does anyone else struggle with using only "a pea size" amount of serums, moisturizers, retinol, etc?  Whenever I try to use this elusive amount it never feels like it's enough to cover one cheek let alone my entire face! Maybe my face is just larger than average lol? 
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AllyKatVA
BEAUTY MASTER AllyKatVA / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
My product "pea-sizes" are the size of peas grown near Chernobyl. see post
jcmb
BECCA shimmering skin perfector in champagne gold
I was looking on the Ulta website and saw a new BECCA pressed powder shimmering skin perfector in champagne gold. I wondered if anyone has seen swatches of this. I already have Moonstone, Opal and Rose Gold so the question is do I need it?? LOL...of course. But I was really wondering how different it is from Moonstone. I'm not sure how to link a picture but you can find it on Ulta or the BECCA website. It says it's limited edition (ha ha, so was rose gold) and it has the same stamping on it as the holiday rose gold had on it.                                    
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amnali
BEAUTY SAVANT amnali / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Don't waste your money on this.personally its solo gold...made me look like a disco ball face..very chunky n glittery :( see post
HookedOnBeauty2
4 New Sephora Favorties! Skincare Sets
Hello Beauties. Looks like there are 4 new Sephora Favorites skincare sets. Cleanse, Oils, Masks, and a variety one. Im sure most of us have these products but they look like nice gifts    
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unblownkisses
BEAUTY GURU unblownkisses / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Andddd that's 5 orders placed this week... With two Sephora Favorites sets still to buy. I need new promos please Sephora. see post
notcreative
Deals too good to pass Up!
I have been getting a lot of great emails.  Hopefully, some of these deals can come in handy for the rest of you.  Have you seen any awesome ones you want to share?  Now, is a great time to haul.      
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hadtotryit
BEAUTY BOSS hadtotryit / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Yay! http://www.sephora.com/ambient-lighting-blush-palette-P388298?skuId=1643485   see post
chupi
Subscription box photo sharing
I've been on the Ipsy waiting list, but still look at the thread. I thought we could have a shared thread from all the subscription boxes (including non-beauty ones likes underpants and lifestyle such as Wantable and POPSugar). That way we can live vicariously through each others goodies!   (I know there are unboxing videos on YouTube, but I do not have the patience to sit through a five minute video about someone apologizing for the state of their hair. And I know there are blogs where I can see photos, but everyone usually gets different items in their boxes)
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Wow, your nails are getting spoiled ;-)  see post
bratknits
Spectacular September Hauls
This hasn't been started yet so I'll give it a go.  Today is the last day that SiJCP has an extra 25% off clearance so I stopped in to poke around before I start up the smoker for tonight.  I grabbed all these goodies for $30.  
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Yaay! Another great haul (I am too addicted to this thread ;-) Loving the colors of the lipsticks and eyeshadows; very fall orientated :) see post
etscore1
Non-contouring bronzer placement
I'm going to lose my mind the more and more I read, hear and learn about bronzer!   I just bought Chanel Les Beiges and am NOT looking to use it for contouring, but rather to give a little bit of warmth to my light, neutral-if-not-ever-so-slightly-cool undertoned face. I got it in shade 30, which is very similar to my natural skin color, but warmer and a couple very minor shades darker. It doesn't help that I tend to get pink/burn in the sun, so that is the color that I'm accustomed to seeing on the top of my nose, temples, etc. that I am now hoping to replace with bronzer.    The last piece of advice I received from an SA I trust at Sephora said to go out into the sun, and wherever you feel the sun hit your face would be where bronzer should be applied. But that also seems like where I already apply blush and/or highlighter. Which has led me to create this thread, trying to figure out how to use them together.    Would love some insight or direction to a good diagram on how to use blush/bronzer (not as a contour)/highlighter together. Because what the SA said makes total sense to me, but there isn't enough room on my face for everything!
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andyhtrieu
HALL OF FAMER andyhtrieu / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Here's a video for visual aid :)     see post
crod1991
Mac prolong wear concealer oxidizes
I noticed that this concealer looked good when I first applied it, but then changed colors on me.. Does anyone else have this problem
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andyhtrieu
HALL OF FAMER andyhtrieu / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
My friend has the same problem. She uses it on other people and it oxides on them to. A lot of their stuff oxidizes on me, so I don't even bother using their face produc... see post
meganlisa
Nars Audacious Lipstick up on Sephora
29 colors…all in stock….
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yentihw
BEAUTY MAVEN yentihw / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I wish Sephora carried Vivien! I ended up getting Charlotte and Anita - Anita almost perfectly matches my natural lip color!   see post
jillbarkhouse
Question about adding Beauty Insider points after purchase...
I know you can add Beauty Insider points to your account after a purchase, but I'm wondering if there is a timeline for this? I just found receipts from Christmas presents my mom bought me in 2012 and would like to add the points to my account, if possible!!
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi relr,   I can help you with this! I am going to send you a private message to get more information from you! see post
sephoramusthave
What are you wearing today?
What makeup is everyone wearing today?   Today I am wearing:   1. Benefit Hello Flawless Foundation in Champagne 2. Benefit Coralista blush 3. TheBalm Mary-Loumanizer 4. Dior Creme de Rose Lipbalm 5. Dior Addict Lipstick in 454 6. Benefit Creaseless Cream shadow in RSVP   and under all this I am wearing Neutrogena Pure and Free Liquid Sunblock SPF 50   So c'mon now...confess!
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY PRO ballerinagrl / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Wow - this look was worth the hard work that went into it! These colors really make your eyes pop :) see post
NancieNano
does the clarisonic mia 2 winter hydration set come with a travel case
does the clarisonic mia 2 winter hydration set come with a travel case?
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relr
relr / NEWCOMER / replied
I was just looking for that and here someone answer that it didn't come with a travel case http://answers.sephora.com/answers/8723/product/P389098/questions.htm see post
sssha01
EXFOLIATING
Hey Beauties! Looking for a facial exfoliating wash gentle enough for acne and combination skin---how's the Glamglow exfoliating treatment? I've heard good things about the Boscia exfoliating cleanser, but that dries out my skin, since I have combination and not oily---any suggestions?
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi sssha01,   I have acne-prone, combination skin as well and one of my favorite exfoliating cleansers is Kate Somerville's ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatmen... see post