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Christophe Robin
When will Sephora carry the Christophe Robin line?  I read in a fall mag that it would be September.
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Kat Von D is launching on QVC on 9/21/15
I received an email from QVC the other day that said Kat Von D makeup will be launching on their network on September 21, 2015. It will be an hour show from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST (3:00 pm PST, 4:00 pm MST, and 6:00 pm EST).     For those of you who have never shopped with QVC before, they often offer exclusive products in each beauty line they offer.  I buy Tarte products from both Sephora and QVC, and QVC: (a) offers exclusive Tarte products available nowhere else, including holiday kits and palettes (there is a QVC exclusive Tarte eyeshadow palette with brush available on QVC's website now) (b) often packages products to provide a better value (i.e. will include a brush with foundation and palettes, will sell a set of three lipsticks for the price of two, and will offer super sizes of popular products for the price of a regular size), and (c) launches beauty products and maintains exclusivity rights for a period of time (such as Tarte's Rainforest of the Sea Water foundation coming out this month).   I know at this point it sounds like I work for QVC, but I promise I do not, I'm just excited about the potential of obtaining exclusive Kat Von D products, having her products packaged to offer a better value, and seeing Kat present her products and any tips or hints she might provide.   I would be remiss if I did not mention the drawbacks of shopping at QVC - shipping is expensive ($3.00 for each product, not each order) and it seems slow.  Sephora has me spoiled with free 2 day shipping, and that is why I will continue to split my beauty purchases between Sephora and QVC.  :-)
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I want to get color matched on IQ but I couldn't get any results.
I recently went to Sephora to get color matched for the Esteé Lauder double wear foundation and I was told I am Bronze 5w1 but I couldn't find it on Sephora's IQ page to see what shade I am in other brands. Can someone help me find that shade in other brands? Thanks! x
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Q. best products for oily/dry skin and dry/thick hair ? go!
Hello, I have a weird skin type. It's definitely more on the oily side , but in the oily parts my skin is flakey ..? Not sure why this is. I have large pores and tend to breakout. I exfoliate, moisturize, prime, set... And my makeup still looks like crap.. Within 2 hours. The oil starts to separate the makeup , while ithe makeup is still clinging to the flakes? It looks terrible. I have tried brushes , besuty blender etc.. Anyone else have the same skin type as me? It's so frustrating! What are the best products for it ? Also any good products or tips for dry thick hair ? Please help!! Thanks   primers ive used : smashbox , benefit, urban decay, makeup forever skin care I'm currently using : gentle cleanser by neutoragena, alcohol free gentle toner by neutoragena, and clean and clear oil free moisturizer . And garnier black head scrub exfoliater   current foundation: Mac Pro long wear , and SEPHORA brand setting powder 
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Need help choosing shade/color in tinted moisturizer
   I'm using Laura Merciers oil free tinted moisturizer in ochre, but it is a little too dark now that I have lost a bit of my summer tan. My foundation ID is neutral yellow and I'm looking for Laura Merciers oil free tinted moisturizer that would work for my skin tone that is just a bit lighter. Any suggestions?    
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Melt Cosmetics Swatches and Dupes
    I decided to do swatches and dupes  of the Melt Cosmetics Lovesick and Dark Matter stacks for those who are contemplating purchasing them. These are the closest dupes I could find in my collection. I hope this helps. (Dupe is on the left, Melt on the right except for Promiscuous which is reversed)     Promiscuous- a violet blue duochrome. Blue comes out over a black base. Dupe: MUG Caitlin Rose. Caitlin Rose doesn't have the blue duochrome, is lighter and has a foiled finish.   Fixated- a matte blue-gray Dupe: LORAC Gray eyeshadow (Mega Pro palette). A few shades lighter and not as blue.   Amelie- a gold-peach duochrome.  Dupe: ABH China Rose. China Rose is a few shades darker and the duochrome isn't as strong.   Lovesick- a matte wine burgundy. Dupes: MUG Bitten and Marsala Matte from the COTY palette. These are a few shades lighter and are less pigmented.   Blurr: a matte light peach Dupe: LORAC Camel (Mega Pro palette). A shade or two darker and leans more yellow.   Unseen: a matte medium brown Dupe: ABH Caramel. Exactly the same as Unseen.   Enigma- a matte rust brown Dupe: Hot Chocolate from the COTY palette. A few shades darker. Not as rusty.   Dark Matter- a matte black. Leans a bit gray. Dupe: ABH Noir- Noir black. My favorite black eyeshadow.
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HALL OF FAMER ilovetopurplefy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The swatches/dupes for the Dark Matter stack is the second picture :) see post
which self sharpenning lip liner is the right color for Too Faced Melted Metal?
which self sharpenning lip liner is the right color for Too Faced Melted Metal?
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HALL OF FAMER lachaton / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
What shade of Melted Metal? melted Metal is the name for the whole line of metallic liquid lipsticks by Too Faced :) see post
GETTING MAKE UP DONE
I recently made an appointment to get my make up done and I was just wondering if the people that do your make up are certified? And i mean really certified like they are at Mac, i know it is tough to get a job there. I see a lot of mixed answers and just want to be sure. I love the variety at Sephora but do not know much about the ppl that actually work there. I am getting my make up done for my 21st birthday and don't want to be disappointed. THANK YOU!
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HALL OF FAMER darkiceis / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You do not have to be certified to work at Sephora.  However, the only ones allowed to do the makeovers are the employees that work in "Color" that are certified. see post
I did make over for 45 min in sephora and my skin under eyes turned flaky. Why?
Hi! My skin turned flaky and looks "old" after make over in sephora. She used nars under eyes, than givenchy make up, then laure mercier brightening powder and then spray to hold make up. After 15 minutes I looked at the mirror and my skin under eyes turned flaky lizard-like. Why? By myself I usually use only lancome visionary primer and then make up. I'm 27 years old so my skin naturally doesn't look flaky. I did exfoliating with clarins just before I went for make up and then used lamcome moisturizing day cream.( pink one). How do I get rid of dark circles and don't have this flaky look? Is my skin dry? Or too many products? 
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Dark Circle Problems
I have extremely dark circles underneath my eyes and I need a product that will cover them well.   I have no idea what to use because I am new to makeup and every concealer I have tried doesn't seem to work. I currently have Urban Decay's 24/7 Concealer Pencil that I do like for other things, but it doesn't do the job for my eyes. I have combination skin that can get oily sometimes especially as the day goes on.   Do I possibly need BB/CC cream to cover them up? A different type of concealer? Does anyone have any advice for me? 
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danaxorose / NEWCOMER / replied
Thank you so much! I think Kiehl's might work well for me actually, I did some previous research on it but I wasn't entirely sure.  see post
Color IQ 3Y07
I e-mailed customer service last week, but I didn't hear back from anyone, so I will try here.   My color IQ is 3Y07, but it doesn't show all the brands for my shade. I am interested in the Hourglass Oil-free mattifying foundation, but nothing comes up for color IQ for that product. Does that mean there's just no similar match?
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HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I definitely do this.    I tend to manipulate the first number (undertone prevalence) before going after the second set (skin tone). But you can either search all over... see post
rita hazan gloss
Hi, I do root touchups monthly to cover my grays...   which rita hazan shine gloss can i use (brassiness, brown gloss, clear gloss? my hair is black and fine...   I want to cover the grays in between my salon visits..i use the root concealer now which is okay but its not smooth in my hair and feels bit stiff...   Thanks!    
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Sb02grad!   If your hair is black, I would suggest the Clear Gloss:   Hair gloss/glazes don't tend to produce dramatic results in the color depositing depart... see post
Does anyone know when the Sephora Favorites will be out for Fall
tNot the ones that are already out, but the original one that has a mixture of the best makeup products at Sephora. Last year, it was the smashbox bb cream, nars orgasm, abh brow whiz, ect.... 
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HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I stalk the favorites, too. A few new ones released on 09/20/14. I would expect some new ones around the same date this year. see post
Need Help with Skincare
Ok everyone my face was clearing up and I hadn't gotten breakouts and all of a sudden I have been getting huge breakouts, all over my cheeks and jawline. I don't know what to use whats  good what works for you acne spot treatments etc ?!?! 
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BEAUTY PRO liz089 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Thank you so much for the info I am going to look into the Kate Somerville EradiKate  see post
KVD liquid lipstick: hits and misses
I'm wearing Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Double Dare today and I'm IN LOVE. I'm a liquid lipstick fiend and I think this one might have just trumped Stila's for me, which I didn't think was possible. I want to pick up a few more, but I've heard some of them are really drying/don't work as well as others. Got recommendations or warnings about other KVD colors? I'd love to hear them!
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That brand has gotten plenty of love in the above threads and even more, try doing a search on them to bring up specific threads covering them as well. :) see post
Burberry products.
How do I know what color to choose for foundation if it s not in the color match of Sephora
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BEAUTY GURU grayreb / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I would try the Temptalia website. There is a foundation matrix you can use by putting in your current foundation. When I used it though the Burberry  foundation mayches... see post
Unsuccessful Authorization
HI, I have the same problem Unsuccessful Authorization in my order and i have 2 pre authorization payment for 78$ each for my order..... please could you cancel one pre payment and let me know about my order when is gonna be ship. thanks
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Comparable foundation to the HD Makeup Forever (old formula)
What is a comparable foundation to the HD Makeup Forever foundation.  No the Ultra (new formula) as it is way to oily and breaks me out.  The old formula, which I have used for years, was perfect.  Never oily and never break out.
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BEAUTY PRO v0ltagekid / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I'm looking for the same thing. So disappointed they changed the formula :(  see post
Kenzoki Skincare products
Has anyone here ever used Kenzoki Skincare products? Are they whorted the price?
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Recent Events (A message to Sephora)
Dear Sephora. I would like to thank you for for the following:   -Thank you for offering $50 credits to all of us who qualified. Even though some got sent much later than others (I got mine today by calling).  - Thanks for restocking the Canadian samples section lol after having only 4-6 the last little while -Thanks for restocking the entire Canadian site so quickly after that weird glitch where 75% of products were OOS. - I'm noticing better point perks already !! -Your customer service reps (the ones I talked to) certainly did not sound like they had been talking to angry customers all day. Nor as if they were having the same conversations over and over. So thank you to them.   Thank you for listening to us  
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Marilyn Manson Concert!
SO! My inner goth child gets to come out and play because Manson is coming to town Halloween weekend. And of course I am going because this is a can't miss even for most of the folks around here of a certian age lol I am already thinking about looks because this will be one of those times that I don't realy think that a few swipes of taupe eye shadow and MAC Rebel will cut it. So i turn to my lovelies on here to get some ideas
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BEAUTY PRO nik6543 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I know! She really has a talent. I would be happy doing my eyes half as good as hers lol!  see post
Beauty Insider question
I used some of my points on rewards... does that mean my the amount i need to spend to make VIB ROUGE goes up ????
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HALL OF FAMER Mcakes / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
No, spending your points does not make the amount you need to spend to qualify for Rouge increase. Your points are separate from your qualifying spend. To see how much m... see post
New brand Farmacy - feedback and discussion
So I noticed this new line of skincare products that both Sephora and QVC is carrying. Has anyone here used any of their products or personally heard good/bad things about the brand? I thought about purchasing the lip balm they have just to try the brand out. It appears to be an all natural line (which I can appreciate). Thanks in advance!
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HALL OF FAMER niki172 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The buffing grains caught my attention too - that and the moisturizer. Hopefully someone will chime in. see post
Allergic reaction or....???
I have never posted before but I am kind of freaking out right now.  Two nights ago I used a sample packet of Sunday Riley Good Genes.. I used it as a serum on clean skin overnight. I dont have overly sensitive skin, I use all the glam glow products, my clarisonic, etc.  However I woke up with terribly bumpy, rash like skin all over my face that feels burning and itchy. I assume the rash will go away, (hopefully very soon!) but now I am terrified to use any new face products (And I have a tonne of packets and deluxe samples to get through!) Anyone have any advice as to what ingredients in Sunday Riley I may have reacted to? This has never happened before with other products. Any help is MUCH appreciated!! Spoiler (Highlight to read)      
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HALL OF FAMER infinitise / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I had the same reaction if not worse (my skin is sensitive) a couple months back  idk what ingredient it was, but my skin was really for a couple days. As other wonderf... see post
Skincare routines, what do you actually need?
I'm new to these boards, so I'm sorry if this has already been covered!    I'm a bit overwhelmed trying to pick a morning/nightly skincare routine. There are so many different products you can use, but what do you think is actually necessary?  I've also noticed that a lot of you ladies will only use some products every few nights, why is that?  And how do you determine which products are not for daily use?    I have normal to dry skin, and I break out on my chin when I don't wash my brushes every week.  I'm 27 so I've started to worry more about anti aging products.  Right now, I wash my face at night only, I have a serum I use in the morning as well as night (is this necessary?), and I use a day cream or night cream.  Am I missing anything?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Roro25! Here's a break-down of skin care products:   Cleaners will generally be the first step in a regimen. While cleansers today come packed with beneficial ing... see post
Confused
What are the differences between the Sephora contour eye liner and the other Sephora eye liners?  There are so many of them that I've got to admit that I'm confused. Spoiler (Highlight to read)    
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HALL OF FAMER NancieNano / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
No one can beat that NC. :) Thank you lylysa. That is a wonderfully concise breakdown of all the styles Sephora offers. see post
HUGE NARS NEWS!!
NOW ON THEIR WEBSITE..BUILD YOUR OWN PALETTE U CAN DO BOTH BLUSH AND SHADOWS!
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HUGE NARS NEWS!!
NOW ON THEIR WEBSITE..CREATE YOUR OWN PALETTE!!..YOU CAN DO BLUSH AND SHADOWS!
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BEAUTY GURU JGSFLA / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Yes for me its like a dream come true! Lol see post
Favorite holiday sets/items of 2014
Heading into the new holiday sets of 2015 I wanted to get insight of the best of 2014 (sometimes brands are consistent; sometimes they disappoint...but still).  Last year I loved the LM eye sticks, the UD Vice Ltd (the neon green one), the Tarte set and the Sephora collection mini cleanser set.  I also liked the UD and KVD mini lipstick sets.  And then there was the Chanel Camellia de Plumes highlighter.  Anyone else?
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BEAUTY WHIZ KarenSA / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Yesss! And the case it came in is so handy see post