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FEB 2017 FAVORITES !
so i know i did not do a favorites thread last month, i apologize. but here it is ! what beauty things have you been loving the past couple of months ?   i have 2 fragrances: TOCCA - colette and D.S. & DURGA siberian snow . both of these are perfect for grey cold days. now, where i live it's been insanely warm for february, but we still get spurts, and sometimes i can create the "feeling" of the seasons even if the weather is failing to cooperate. colette is cozy and a bit sweet, with juniper berries adding a lovely crispness. siberian snow is a stark and chilled amber and incense with mint (a proper herbaceous mint, rather than a mentholated one); it's designed for women though i think it is very much unisex.    PIXI x CAROLINE HIRONS double cleanse. this should come as no surprise. i particularly love the cream cleanser (crossing all my fingers and toes they end up releasing it separately as i'm getting through it much quicker than the balm). i love cream cleansers, particularly this time of year, and this is my favorite one i've ever used. unlike so many cream cleansers, though, it contains no shea butter (which can trigger break outs on me), and feels quite 'thin' (somewhere between a milk and a cream, much like the consistency of soft creams). it almost feels like it sinks into the skin, but then still wipes off completely clean with a washcloth. in love.   NARS soft matte complete concealer . this is my new favorite concealer. it is my color (chantilly), it actually covers my under eye dark circles (wow) and it blends so easily and seamlessly. i can't imagine being without it now. i had been devoted to the radiant creamy concealer for yearrrrrrs, but these days need more help with the dark bags under my eyes. this has done it.   NARS velvet lip liner . i'm super picky about my lip pencils: they can't be too dry, but what i hate more is if they're too slippy. what i love about the nars liner--these are the proper lip pencils, not the fat velvet matte ones--is that they're a bit thick. i think this is likely polarizing, but the texture helps anything i put on top of it (lipstick, or the velvet lip glides which work magnificently with these) bind to my lips. i find these liners make my lips look fuller and plumper. i want all of them.   AVEDA dry remedy hair oil . this stuff is everything i've ever wanted. a PROPER hair oil that is SILICONE FREE !!!! the past year i've learned that i can't use silicones in my hair--i just need too much product to be effective, then the silicone ends up weighing down the hair and causing breakage. this aveda oil is my hair's best friend--it drinks it up but never weighs it down. adore.   BITE BEAUTY   amuse bouche lipstick - fig . i almost left this one out and i can't believe it because it's been my favorite surprise of the month ! fig is special. on me, i find it to be a skin brightening pink. while it doesn't look particularly natural, it doesn't scream LOOK AT MY PINK LIPSTICK either. i can't quite explain it. but for me, this one is a keeper, and quite possibly my new favorite shade from the amuse bouche line.   i'll add a photo for funsies when i get a chance !
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HALL OF FAMER jen81 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@sister13 How do you apply the Lancome highlighter? I have it but haven't figured out the best way to apply it. see post
31 Days of Perfume Challenge
Do you have a box full of perfume vials and/or a vanity covered in perfume bottles? Are you the Goldilocks of perfume, just looking for the perfect signature scent? Do you want an opportunity to post daily about how your perfume of the day smells oaky and smoky with hints of blackberry and currant, like a cigar in a whisky barrel rolling through a Mediterranean orchard on a breezy summer morning?   If you answered yes to any of the above, or you just want to hop on board for the ride, join us for a 31 days of perfume challenge starting January 1st ! Some of us from the 25 days of lipstick challenge wanted to continue the fun and exploration, and since many of us have so many perfume samples, we thought this challenge would be perfect. If you don't have 31 perfumes or hate everything that doesn't smell like Meyer lemons and fresh goat cream, that's fine--we're just aiming to use the neglected perfumes we have laying around and incorporate them into our perfume rotations.   And if you want more perfume vials, there's no better time than now to take a peek at Sephora's samples section.   Edit: Anyone can join in at anytime! We're here to support, live vicariously through, and encourage everyone in their olfactory adventures!
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HALL OF FAMER Samtian / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Yep! That's the one.  see post
Linking VIB card to online profile!
Hi! I've recently made an online account because I couldn't remember the email I used to get my beauty insider card in store, I recently received my VIB card & I was wondering if there was any way to link it to this online account since I've missed out on a bunch of points every time I forget to bring the card to the store with me! This way I'll at least know the email address to give them if I forget it!  Thank you x
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celesteel / NEWCOMER / replied
I'm having the same problem. I have points online but my VIB account isn't showing. I'd like to merge my VIB card account with my existing online account. see post
I have extremely oily skin. what primer, setting powder, and setting spray is my best bet?
Hi, my skin is extremely oily and my makeup seems to slide off my face. I love my foundation but I am looking for a new setting spray, primer, and setting powder. What should I use? I like the matte look.    Thank you
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THE PARTY THREAD
A place to say thanks to helpful BTer's, share your new BT status or heart achievement... A place to joke around, share memes, riddles or anything else you want to. Let's bring back some life in this place!!!!    
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HALL OF FAMER jozkid / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@ZombieMetroAnt are you hiding in my house somewhere? You're so reading my mind! see post
THE KVD THREAD!!!
Anne gave me the all ok to start a new thread. I will be updating in the next few days with all the new coming products and info she shared on the chat. Please be patient with me lol  Thanks Anne! xo   SPECIAL RELEASES     AVAILABLE NOW  Alchemist palette Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/alchemist-holographic-palet te-P415232?skuId=1890615 http://www.sephora.com/alchemist-holographic-palet te-P415232?skuId=1890615 Pastel Goth Palette Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/pastel-goth-eyeshadow-palet te-P416054?skuId=1887868 http://www.sephora.com/pastel-goth-eyeshadow-palet te-P416054?skuId=1887868   COMING SOON DATES Rock Candy lipstick set April 4th Mother of All set - April (Mother in ELL and Studded Kiss) ELL in Rubens - Pre launch April 20 KVD Beauty excl. Spoiler (Highlight to read) RUBENS: neon magenta inspired by my fave master painter: Peter Paul Rubens. This shade will be limited edition, available in the Spring on katvondbeauty.com only RUBENS: neon magenta inspired by my fave master painter: Peter Paul Rubens. This shade will be limited edition, available in the Spring on katvondbeauty.com only   2017 RELEASES Relaunch - Saint and Sinner Fall 2017 Saint+Sinner eye shadow palette Precision pencil & innovative pressed powder for brows 30 shades of Lip Liners New EEL Spoiler (Highlight to read) The gold is a topper that will be released to KVD Beauty 10th anniversary. Lovecraft is gonna be selling individually this Spring. Plath and Roxy will be launching in full size in Feb! The gold is a topper that will be released to KVD Beauty 10th anniversary.Lovecraft is gonna be selling individually this Spring.Plath and Roxy will be launching in full size in Feb!   WORKING ON/NEWS Working on Metal crush lipsticks (finalizing) New blushes (process of approving new formula soon) Single shadows (keeping Holy Bible in mind) Pressed powder compact Highlighters ( Shade+Light Glimmer palette ???) Nail Polish Chula to be made in liquid lipstick Thought about creating false lashes KVD x Kandee J collab Mirror? More metal crush shadows? Train case (10th anniversary / 2018) Gloss or liquid lipstick topper? Blue lipstick... (metal crush??) Studded Kiss lipstick formula + new colors   Rock Candy Lipstick Set Spoiler (Highlight to read) ROCK CANDY - UPDATE Spoiler (Highlight to read)   New liquid lipsticks - UPDATED Spoiler (Highlight to read) Saint and Sinner Spoiler (Highlight to read)  Metal Crush lipsticks Spoiler (Highlight to read)  KVD x Kandee J Spoiler (Highlight to read)     ~Updated February 26th 2017 ~
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HALL OF FAMER ZombieMetroAnt / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
OMG!  Was this postponed by a week?     The original launch date was April 4th    see post
Guerlain NYC 4000 Point Reward
Did anyone go to the NYC Sephora/Guerlain event?  It was a 4000 point reward held on February 16, 2017.  I was there.... curious to hear others' impressions.
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HALL OF FAMER NarNarNars / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you so much for sharing your experience, @krtty1125! Wow, what a mess. I would be infuriated if I had to make a special travel arrangement just for the event, only... see post
Elizabeth and James Perfume
Hello,  does anybody know if Paris Sephora's stock Elizabeth and James Nirvana perfumes? I am going soon and would love to purchase them.  
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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   INFO - Select members - New year USA Spoiler (Highlight to read) "Please note: As a MAC Select Member, your account will refresh on January 3rd, 2017. Rest assured you will remain in your earned tier as of January 2nd, and all benefits for your earned tier will remain in place after the reset. Your spending balance however, will reflect 0 and will begin to accumulate again on your MAC Cosmetics purchases in the new calendar year. For more details about the MAC Select program and the annual account reset, please review our FAQ." "Please note: As a MAC Select Member, your account will refresh on January 3rd, 2017. Rest assured you will remain in your earned tier as of January 2nd, and all benefits for your earned tier will remain in place after the reset. Your spending balance however, will reflect 0 and will begin to accumulate again on your MAC Cosmetics purchases in the new calendar year. For more details about the MAC Select program and the annual account reset, please review our FAQ." CANADA Spoiler (Highlight to read) Canada does not reset until 2018!   " The M·A·C Select Loyalty Program has three tiers – Seduced, Devoted and Obsessed.  For the year in which you enroll in the Program, Tiers are based on your calendar year spend on qualifying products and services, commencing with the first date after your enrollment on which you make a qualifying purchase using your Program membership identification number, and ending on December 31 of that calendar year; except, however, if you enroll in the program prior to December 31, 2016, your calendar year spend on qualifying products and services will end on December 31, 2017. For example, if you enroll in the program on October 1, 2016 and make your first qualifying purchase using your Program membership identification number on October 15, 2016, your Tier for 2018 will be based on your spend on qualifying products and services between October 15, 2016 and December 31, 2017. After the first year, tiers are based on a calendar year spend on qualifying products and services." Canada does not reset until 2018! "The M·A·C Select Loyalty Program has three tiers – Seduced, Devoted and Obsessed.  For the year in which you enroll in the Program, Tiers are based on your calendar year spend on qualifying products and services, commencing with the first date after your enrollment on which you make a qualifying purchase using your Program membership identification number, and ending on December 31 of that calendar year; except, however, if you enroll in the program prior to December 31, 2016, your calendar year spend on qualifying products and services will end on December 31, 2017. For example, if you enroll in the program on October 1, 2016 and make your first qualifying purchase using your Program membership identification number on October 15, 2016, your Tier for 2018 will be based on your spend on qualifying products and services between October 15, 2016 and December 31, 2017. After the first year, tiers are based on a calendar year spend on qualifying products and services." AVAILABLE NOW KABUKI MAGIC Online + Select locations DIANE KENDAL Online + Select locations JAMES KALIARDOS Online + Select locations COLOUR ROCKER LIP KITS VIVA GLAM TARAJI MAC x KIESZA BETTY BOOP Lipstick   FEBRUARY   MARCH Caviar liquid lipstick (no date will show up at counters) 02 ALL EYES ON MAC (9x shadows) - Online 02 WORK IT OUT - Online / Stores     COMING SOON MAC x Tanya Taylor NYC Pinwheel Mineralized Skin Finish (Spring 2017) MAC x Beauty Gurus (lipsticks) - April 2017 New glosses coming Next to nothing face color foundation (spring) MAC x Min Liu Work it out collection - March AW17 Lip and eye palettes Double ended mascara Roller liner Extra Dimension Strobe Blush Metallic lipsticks In The Flesh eye shadow palette Basic B*tch eye shadow palette Oh Darling EDS, Superb       **NEW MAC App. Available via iTunes & GooglePlay.** Spoiler (Highlight to read) https://itunes.apple DOT com/us/app/m-a-c-cosmetics/id1125100056?mt=8   https://play.google DOT com/store/apps/details?id=com.elcompanies.mac.sele ct https://itunes.apple DOT com/us/app/m-a-c-cosmetics/id1125100056?mt=8 https ://play.google DOT com/store/apps/details?id=com.elcompanies.mac.sele ct   ~Updated February 24th 2017~
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HALL OF FAMER virgo87 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
If they had the Rose Fix+ I would have bought right away but it is coconut they have up the site :( see post
Deals Too Good to Pass Up (Volume Five)
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 or cheat 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. Please list the retailer (without the link or cheat link; dot com) if it is not mentioned in the picture. Mods come in more often when they see any type of link. Thanks for sharing (original deals and repeats are welcome)! Please also share any deal haul you want, especially mystery gifts.   Discussion is encouraged. A lot of questions come with certain deals or retailers. When I see questions I can answer, I will respond (unless the poster consistently ignores me or someone else already answered the complete question). I read all the main posts (so no need to tag me). If you're replying to a post that is not near the top of the thread and want me or a specific person to see it, please tag us.   If you're posting about something on sale at Sephora, please share it here:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/Sephora-Sale s-Section-Get-it-Now/m-p/2122832#M44949
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HALL OF FAMER jen143xo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you @ZombieMetroAnt I just got my Black Opium the other day and I am excited about this one, I have tested it in store and it smells so good!!  :D see post
FABULOUS FEBRUARY HAULS, SHOW YOUR LOVES💕
Didn't see FEBRUARY HAUL'S THREAD, so here We go! All about our LOVELIES 💕❤️💕❤️💋🌹  
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HALL OF FAMER imlostagain / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Oh the diptyque candles are the next thing I am going to try! Hopefully in March😍 What a great haul!  see post
La Mer Moisturizer Ingredients
Does anyone have the complete ingredient list for the La Mer Moisturizer?  Thank you.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, redtopper!   I posted a response to your inquiry on the thread posted in the Beauty Insider portion of Beauty Talk:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Insi... see post
Does anyone have the complete ingredient list for the La Mer Moisturizer? Thank you.
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Good afternoon, redtopper!   Pulled from an internet search for you!   Algae (Seaweed) Extract, Cyclopentasiloxane, Petrolatum, Glyceryl Distearate, Phenyl Trimethi... see post
Show me your nails!
I'm loving this nail polish from Nails Inc. I used the superfood base coat, Nailkale in Victoria and finished it off with the 45 second top coat.  The color is so rich and easy to apply.   
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HALL OF FAMER Tamara76 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Love it! ❤️  @ZombieMetroAnt see post
Dupes for Discontinued Chanel Glosses
I tried to be open minded about Chanel's new gloss and the discontinuation of the old ones. Nonetheless, I am going to miss Myriade horribly. Does anyone know of a dupe for it or for some of the other discontinued colors?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Just wanted to chime into this too!  My reference images I'm using for Constellation:     For Constellation, while it appears quite pink in the tube, it ac... see post
Tom Ford Updates
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! 
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HALL OF FAMER HoneydewK / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm interested in Sun Worship too, but I'm still on the fence as I need to save for trips as well+trying to be responsible for my spending habits.......I always thought ... see post
Looking for something similar to Cover/FX BB gel Mattifying anti-blemish treatment in N light
Hi All! I am looking for something similar to Cover/FX BB gel Mattifying anti-blemish treatment in N light. I have loved the product for several years and it is currently unavailable in the US. Any suggestions on a substitute? Thank you in advance! 
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La Mer deluxe sample gone in two minutes?
I got the email about La Mer coming to Sephora and was SO excited. I had a couple things on my shopping list (don't we all) and quickly completed my order.   The email came to me at 12:20 PM. At 12:22 AM, the sample code gave me the "out of stock or expired" message.   Did other people get the email earlier than I did? Did people really swarm and snap all the samples up in two minutes?
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BEAUTY MASTER melanito / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
They are probably delaying activating it..noting all the buzz and subsequent stalking that will result.  Great way to get attention on them carrying this new brand see post
Barney's Love yourself Spring 2017 Gift Bag event!
Hello lovelies! It is that time again . Barney's Gift bag event! YAY!!!    Details! March 7th to the 11h. While supplies last!  Buy in is $200 and includes any beauty items. Candles, hair and or skin tools, hair care, makeup and skincare! Fragrances too!  There are step ups and I will get the info asap!  Presell starts now.  You can order  online or through my SA! Of course feel free to post your SA info as well.    My SA who works in the NYC store is giving a special gift to my referrals . She is Partnering up with Armani Beaute and giving an extra Gift to those that presell now through her. Referral gift is a full size Armani gloss, various shades, an Armani gift bag, sample of Byredo Oud and a deluxe Armani eye makeup remover .   Just mention Luvgloss sent you!     She is also very generous with step up gifts and will help you get yours if you come close!  I can't  provide a direct link to her email.  But her info is  Xiomara and it is best to email her, pm me for email address. Please pm me if you have any questions  I am not affiliated, but am happy to help her and you guys!     PS; To keep this thread with Sephora guidelines and also drama free. Let's be nice and have fun. This is a fun event and if you do not want to participate and or use the mentioned SA that is fine! Let's shop and enjoy !      Bag event gift!    Referral gift. Very Limited, only about 15 or so! While supplies last! Will go asap!   
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HALL OF FAMER luvgloss13 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Another pic of the gift! :) see post
Will the Cover FX perfect setting powder flash back??
I want to know before I buy it that the Cover FX perfect setting powder is flash photography friendly and that it won't give me that white cast.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, TayThomas!   The Cover FX Perfect Setting Powder is one that utilizes silica as a main component in its formula. With proper usage, silica powder should not be vis... see post
BEAUTY NEWS
A place to talk about all beauty news.... upcoming launches, sneak peeks and anything else that doesn't have a specific thread.   Thanks to everyone who contributes to this thread!   BEAUTY NEWS AND THINGS TO COME (no dates)       2017 RELEASES CALENDAR http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /2017-Releases-Calendar/m-p/2596158#M221270   CURRENT FOUND IN THE WILD THREAD (links to new products for purchase at Sephora) http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/2017-S pring-Summer-Found-in-the-Wild/td-p/2667580   CANADIAN PRODUCT THREAD (links to new products for purchase at Sephora) http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/What-s-Ne w-On-The-Site-Today-Canada/td-p/2164948   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Canadian site product update (ask the mods) http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Sephor a-Canada-Site-Product-Update-Thread/td-p/2060604 Canadian site product update (ask the mods)http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/S ephora-Canada-Site-Product-Update-Thread/td-p/2060 604   UPCOMING RELEASES WITH DATES/SEASON (Pictures and info only)   SPRING 2017 Releases http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /SPRING-2017-RELEASES/m-p/2564670   SUMMER 2017 Releases http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /SUMMER-2017-RELEASES/m-p/2650683     BRAND THREADS Spoiler (Highlight to read) ABH http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/The-Anastas ia-Beverly-Hills-Thread/td-p/2516061 BECCA http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/%EF%B8%8FBe cca-thread/td-p/2431704 BIOTHERM http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/The-Bioth erm-Thread/td-p/2439346 BITE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Upcoming-BITE -Beauty-Releases/td-p/2025165 BOBBI BROWN http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Bobbi-Brown -Thread/td-p/2562428 BURBERRY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Burberry-Be auty-Updates/td-p/1983178 CHANEL http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Chanel-Upda tes/td-p/1940873 CHARLOTTE TILBURY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-talk- about-Charlotte-Tilbury/td-p/2005225 COLOURPOP http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Any-ColourPop-Fans-Here/td-p/2156337 COVER FX http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Cover-Fx-Lo ve/td-p/2675382 DIOR http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/All-Things- Dior/td-p/2545923 DIPTYQUE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Discussion-for-the-Diptyque-Crowd-please-join/td- ... ESTEE LAUDER http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Estee-Laude r-Thread-New-Releases/td-p/2552834 FARMACY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/New-brand -Farmacy-feedback-and-discussion/td-p/2153377 GIORGIO ARMANI http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Do-we-serio usly-not-have-a-thread-dedicated-to-all-things/m-p ... GIVENCHY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /The-GIVENCHY-Thread/td-p/2565876 GUERLAIN http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Insider/For -the-love-of-all-things-Guerlain/td-p/2180749 HOURGLASS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/HOURGLASS -THREAD/m-p/2419091 INDIE BRANDS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Indie-brand s-and-other-not-so-talked-about-makeup-brands/td-p ... IT COSMETICS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/IT-Cosmetic s-Thread/td-p/2468298 KAT VON D http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-KVD-THR EAD/m-p/2544212 KEVYN AUCOIN http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Kevyn-Aucoi n-Thread/td-p/2437161 KIKO http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-Talk- About-Kiko/td-p/2341265 LAURA MERCIER http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Laura-Merci er-Thread/td-p/2562421 MAC http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/MAC-Love-an d-Releases-Thread/td-p/2109065 MAKE UP FOR EVER http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/The-MUFE-Ma ke-Up-For-Ever-Thread/td-p/2406781 MARC JACOBS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Marc-Jacobs -Beauty-News-amp-Discussion/m-p/2301944 MILK http://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB-ROUGE/Is-this- an-early-April-Fool-s-joke-Milk-Makeup/td-p/235746 ... NARS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-Talk- About-NARS/td-p/2099708 NATASHA DENONA http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Natasha-Den ona/td-p/2090656 NUDE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Skincare-Stories/N UDE-Skincare-Thread/td-p/2507094 PAT McGRATH http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/PAT-McGRATH -LABS/td-p/2418816 RITUEL DE FILLE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Does-anyone -have-experience-with-Rituel-de-Fille/td-p/2059082 SURRATT http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-talk- about-Surratt/td-p/2455924 TARTE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-TARTE-T HREAD/td-p/2419298 TOM FORD http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Tom-Ford-Up dates/td-p/1903440 TOO FACED http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Too-Faced-N ew-Releases-2016/td-p/2500873 URBAN DECAY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Urban-Decay -Thread/td-p/2147187 VISEART http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-VISEART -THREAD/m-p/2396215 YSL http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/YSL-Love-Up dates/td-p/2430645 ABHhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/The-Anas tasia-Beverly-Hills-Thread/td-p/2516061BECCAhttp:/ /community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/%EF%B8%8FBecca-th read/td-p/2431704BIOTHERMhttp://community.sephora. com/t5/Products/The-Biotherm-Thread/td-p/2439346BI TEhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Upcoming-BI TE-Beauty-Releases/td-p/2025165BOBBI BROWNhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Bobbi- Brown-Thread/td-p/2562428BURBERRYhttp://community. sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Burberry-Beauty-Updates/td-p /1983178CHANELhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Make up/Chanel-Updates/td-p/1940873CHARLOTTE TILBURYhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let- s-talk-about-Charlotte-Tilbury/td-p/2005225COLOURP OPhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessio ns/Any-ColourPop-Fans-Here/td-p/2156337COVER FXhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Cover-Fx- Love/td-p/2675382DIORhttp://community.sephora.com/ t5/Makeup/All-Things-Dior/td-p/2545923DIPTYQUEhttp ://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions/Dis cussion-for-the-Diptyque-Crowd-please-join/td-p/23 41678ESTEE LAUDERhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Estee -Lauder-Thread-New-Releases/td-p/2552834FARMACYhtt p://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/New-brand-Fa rmacy-feedback-and-discussion/td-p/2153377GIORGIO ARMANIhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Do-we -seriously-not-have-a-thread-dedicated-to-all-thin gs/m-p/2380895GIVENCHYhttp://community.sephora.com /t5/Beauty-Confessions/The-GIVENCHY-Thread/td-p/25 65876GUERLAINhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Beaut y-Insider/For-the-love-of-all-things-Guerlain/td-p /2180749HOURGLASShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/P roducts/HOURGLASS-THREAD/m-p/2419091INDIE BRANDShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Indie -brands-and-other-not-so-talked-about-makeup-brand s/td-p/2392215IT COSMETICShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/IT -Cosmetics-Thread/td-p/2468298KAT VON Dhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-KVD-TH READ/m-p/2544212KEVYN AUCOINhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Kevyn -Aucoin-Thread/td-p/2437161KIKOhttp://community.se phora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-Talk-About-Kiko/td-p/234 1265LAURA MERCIERhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Laur a-Mercier-Thread/td-p/2562421MAChttp://community.s ephora.com/t5/Makeup/MAC-Love-and-Releases-Thread/ td-p/2109065MAKE UP FOR EVERhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/The-MUF E-Make-Up-For-Ever-Thread/td-p/2406781MARC JACOBShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Marc- Jacobs-Beauty-News-amp-Discussion/m-p/2301944MILKh ttp://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB-ROUGE/Is-this-a n-early-April-Fool-s-joke-Milk-Makeup/td-p/2357469 NARShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-T alk-About-NARS/td-p/2099708NATASHA DENONAhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Natas ha-Denona/td-p/2090656NUDEhttp://community.sephora .com/t5/Skincare-Stories/NUDE-Skincare-Thread/td-p /2507094PAT McGRATHhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/PAT- McGRATH-LABS/td-p/2418816RITUEL DE FILLEhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Does-a nyone-have-experience-with-Rituel-de-Fille/td-p/20 59082SURRATThttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup /Let-s-talk-about-Surratt/td-p/2455924TARTEhttp:// community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-TARTE-THREAD/t d-p/2419298TOM FORDhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Tom-For d-Updates/td-p/1903440TOO FACEDhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Too-Fa ced-New-Releases-2016/td-p/2500873URBAN DECAYhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Urban- Decay-Thread/td-p/2147187VISEARThttp://community.s ephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-VISEART-THREAD/m-p/239621 5YSLhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/YSL-Lov e-Updates/td-p/2430645   ~Updated February 9th 2017~
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HALL OF FAMER blackkitty2014 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@veronika23, yes for Jo Malone.  @niki172, i have bunch of La Mer deluxe samples that i'm currently working on.  Most of them are good but not ground breaking nor love f... see post
Concealer and Foundation match
I wear the tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15 in the shade Light-Neutral. What would be the best concealer match for that foundation? Preferably something I could use for both under eye circles and blemishes.
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Let's Talk About NARS!
  A lot of the other big beauty brands have their own threads now, so I thought, why not NARS?   Let's share news about new collections, feedback on products, etc here.   The audacious thread:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Show-Me-Your- Audacious-Collection/m-p/1695820#M10941     SPRING 2017 WILDFIRE - JANUARY 2017: Spoiler (Highlight to read) 4x Velvet Shadow Sticks in Belle Ile, Siros, Usbek, Grand Large 1 blush in Bumpy Ride 1 Matte Multiple in Mauritanie 2x eyeshadow duos in Chiang Mai, Thessalonique 2x lipsticks in Breaking Free, Kiss Me Stupid 2x lip glosses in Aragon, Asphalt Jungle  4x Velvet Shadow Sticks in Belle Ile, Siros, Usbek, Grand Large1 blush in Bumpy Ride1 Matte Multiple in Mauritanie2x eyeshadow duos in Chiang Mai, Thessalonique2x lipsticks in Breaking Free, Kiss Me Stupid2x lip glosses in Aragon, Asphalt Jungle    SPRING 2017 POP GOES THE EASEL MARCH 2017: Spoiler (Highlight to read) 3x Sheer Pop Multiples, 3x blushes, 4x Velvet Lip Glides Motu Tane, Cote Basque, Navagio Beach (from Really Ree) Peep Show, Misconduct, Threesome (from Really Ree) Disruptor, Impossible Red, Bait, Suck 3x Sheer Pop Multiples, 3x blushes, 4x Velvet Lip GlidesMotu Tane, Cote Basque, Navagio Beach (from Really Ree)Peep Show, Misconduct, Threesome (from Really Ree)Disruptor, Impossible Red, Bait, Suck   SUMMER 2017: Charlotte Gainsbourg collab   AUTUMN 2017:  Velvet Matte Foundation Stick Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Have you picked up anything from the collection so far?  Do tell! 
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BEAUTY MASTER texasgirl79 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Go to Sephora to get a gift card for a friend...walk out with gift card plus NARS  Banc De Sable Highlighter Palette!!  So Gorgeous!!  see post
SUMMER 2017 RELEASES!
Products for summer starting to show up...   Link to new products for purchase at Sephora http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/2017-S pring-Summer-Found-in-the-Wild/td-p/2667580   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/What-s-Ne w-On-The-Site-Today-Canada/td-p/2164948   Releases calendar for 2017: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /2017-Releases-Calendar/m-p/2596158#M221270
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BEAUTY GURU Sunnysmom / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
@MiradanU got it ! 😉 Ulta always so so slow so hoping it isn't forever! Keep u posted!  see post
Sephora inside JCP exclusive sets and perks!
This is a thread for Sephora inside JCP exclusives!   They often have some awesome sets and exclusive perks, so if you have one near you, it's definitely worth checking out!   [starting a new thing where I'll keep this top post updated to make things easier ] The links in the spoilers will take to pictures people have posted of the product and barcodes for the freebies! If there isn't a specific link, just look through the thread and chances are, someone will have posted it because people on here are awesome.   And of course, major thank you to all you lovely ladies who follow and post, please keep doing so(:   Exclusive Sets May or may not be exclusive, sometimes I'm not really sure... but either way, they're great. Spoiler (Highlight to read) JCP exclusive Favorites Set: Ultimate Cleanse $34 for 8 deluxe cleanser samples (honestly all a little bigger than deluxe samples) AND you get a certificate to redeem for a full-item (listed below)! Algenist 5 oz Cleanser $38 Boscia 5 oz Cleansing Oil $28 Dr. Jart+ 8.4 oz Dermaclear $32 Josie Maran 6 oz Argan Cleansing Oil $32 Murad 6.75 AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser $36 OleHenriksen 7 oz African Red Tea Cleanser $30 Peter Thomas Roth 8 oz Cleansing Gel $38 Philosophy 8 oz Purity Cleanser $24 http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Insider/Sep hora-inside-JCP-exclusive-sets-and-perks/m-p/20468 ... Sephora Favorites Fall Into Beauty http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Insider/Sep hora-inside-JCP-exclusive-sets-and-perks/m-p/20524 ... JCP exclusive Favorites Set: Skin-Fatuations: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Insider/Sep hora-inside-JCP-exclusive-sets-and-perks/m-p/20453 ... JCP exclusive Favorites Set: Ultimate Cleanse$34 for 8 deluxe cleanser samples (honestly all a little bigger than deluxe samples) AND you get a certificate to redeem for a full-item (listed below)!Algenist 5 oz Cleanser $38Boscia 5 oz Cleansing Oil $28Dr. Jart+ 8.4 oz Dermaclear $32Josie Maran 6 oz Argan Cleansing Oil $32Murad 6.75 AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser $36OleHenriksen 7 oz African Red Tea Cleanser $30Peter Thomas Roth 8 oz Cleansing Gel $38Philosophy 8 oz Purity Cleanser $24http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Insider/ Sephora-inside-JCP-exclusive-sets-and-perks/m-p/20 46857#U2046857Sephora Favorites Fall Into Beautyhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Insid er/Sephora-inside-JCP-exclusive-sets-and-perks/m-p /2052414/highlight/false#M49295JCP exclusive Favorites Set: Skin-Fatuations:http://community.sephora.com/t5/Be auty-Insider/Sephora-inside-JCP-exclusive-sets-and -perks/m-p/2045397/highlight/true#M48934   GWPs Often left over from events and such Spoiler (Highlight to read) NARS Trio with drawstring bag (with $35 purchase):  Deluxe samples of Blush in Orgasm, Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base, and Pro-Prime Light Optimizing SPF 15 primer Benefit Makeup Bag (with $35 purchase, may need to be Benefit): http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/204411iB6CD3F1ACB5434AE/image-size/origina ... NARS Trio with drawstring bag (with $35 purchase): Deluxe samples of Blush in Orgasm, Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base, and Pro-Prime Light Optimizing SPF 15 primerBenefit Makeup Bag (with $35 purchase, may need to be Benefit):http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/ser verpage/image-id/204411iB6CD3F1ACB5434AE/image-siz e/original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1      Fun Free Samples No purchase necessary, but you do need the barcode. There are expiration dates, but as long as your store still has stock, the codes should still work. Just print them out/save them on your phone!   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Currently Active, based on date! KVD Get Inked Ink Liner in jet-black Trooper (8/19-) http://sephora.i.lithium.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/211051iE31A0A85DF2CC7FC/image-size/origina ... Tocca fragrance trio- Stella, Cleopatra, Florence (8/17-8/29) http://sephora.i.lithium.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/210772i250907A2514A0C1F/image-size/origina ... dr. brandt PoreDermabrasion (8/15-9/15) http://sephora.i.lithium.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/210215i48942DCB290C0702/image-size/origina ... MUFE Artist Plexi-Gloss (8/12-9/12) http://images.delivery.net/cm50content/18607/92131 /081215_BI_Email_MUFE_ePDF_MR02.pdf Expired, but worth a try! Benefit Luggage tag (6/22-7/23): http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/201378iA572D871F288A45F/image-size/origina ... ridiculously cute and pretty good quality Peter Thomas Roth Retinol Fusion PM (0.4 oz) or Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield (6/18-6/28) http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/201400iBAE84D3C4C59889A/image-size/origina ... Formula X Nail Color in High Frequency (6/30-7/30): http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/202534iF1E1757462C4B3FA/image-size/origina ... Benefit They're Real Makeup Remover   (starting 7/6, until supplies last): http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/202673iB9EFCB2AC035B7FE/image-size/origina ... Murad Transforming Powder Exfoliator and Cleanser (7/13-8/14): http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/serverpage/i mage-id/204105i0B1FB29FCA1319E9/image-size/origina ... Currently Active, based on date!KVD Get Inked Ink Liner in jet-black Trooper (8/19-)http://sephora.i.lithium.com/t5/image/serve rpage/image-id/211051iE31A0A85DF2CC7FC/image-size/ original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1Tocca fragrance trio- Stella, Cleopatra, Florence (8/17-8/29)http://sephora.i.lithium.com/t5/image/s erverpage/image-id/210772i250907A2514A0C1F/image-s ize/original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1dr. brandt PoreDermabrasion (8/15-9/15)http://sephora.i.lithium.com/t5/image/s erverpage/image-id/210215i48942DCB290C0702/image-s ize/original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1MUFE Artist Plexi-Gloss (8/12-9/12)http://images.delivery.net/cm50content/ 18607/92131/081215_BI_Email_MUFE_ePDF_MR02.pdfExpi red, but worth a try!Benefit Luggage tag (6/22-7/23):http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/ serverpage/image-id/201378iA572D871F288A45F/image- size/original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1ridiculously cute and pretty good qualityPeter Thomas Roth Retinol Fusion PM (0.4 oz) or Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield (6/18-6/28)http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/s erverpage/image-id/201400iBAE84D3C4C59889A/image-s ize/original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1Formula X Nail Color in High Frequency (6/30-7/30):http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/ serverpage/image-id/202534iF1E1757462C4B3FA/image- size/original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1Benefit They're Real Makeup Remover (starting 7/6, until supplies last):http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/server page/image-id/202673iB9EFCB2AC035B7FE/image-size/o riginal?v=mpbl-1&px=-1Murad Transforming Powder Exfoliator and Cleanser (7/13-8/14):http://community.sephora.com/t5/image/ serverpage/image-id/204105i0B1FB29FCA1319E9/image- size/original?v=mpbl-1&px=-1   Reward Boutique This will vary from store to store, as some stores may have leftover stock from former months. But, here's a vague idea of what you might find at yours! (And yes, they are usually different than freestanding/online rewards)   Spoiler (Highlight to read) August: St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Lotion UD 24/7 Glide on pencil in Vice MUFE Step 1 Skin-Equalizer Mattifying Primer NARS eyeshadow primer FAB Antioxidant Booster Face Cleanser Bite Trio- mirror, lip gloss, lipstick (250 pt) Older, availability will depend on store Beauty Blender Solid Versace Bright Crystal Kat Von D Studded Lipstick in Lovecraft White Glamglow Tarteguard SPF 30 MUFE Plexi Gloss (forgot to check the shade ):    ) Bare Minerals 5 Oil Facial Oil Boscia Detoxifying Black Cleanser Ole Henriksen Sheer Transformation Ralph Lauren Romance Versace Eros August t. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing LotionUD 24/7 Glide on pencil in ViceMUFE Step 1 Skin-Equalizer Mattifying PrimerNARS eyeshadow primerFAB Antioxidant Booster Face CleanserBite Trio- mirror, lip gloss, lipstick (250 pt)Older, availability will depend on storeBeauty Blender SolidVersace Bright CrystalKat Von D Studded Lipstick in LovecraftWhite GlamglowTarteguard SPF 30MUFE Plexi Gloss (forgot to check the shade ):    )Bare Minerals 5 Oil Facial OilBoscia Detoxifying Black CleanserOle Henriksen Sheer TransformationRalph Lauren RomanceVersace Eros      
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BEAUTY GURU Meesh123 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
now to find something small to get so I can stick to a low buy :P thanks for always sharing! see post
Any suggestions for eyelid ezcema?? HELP
I have tried everything under the sun!   I just want a really strong, extremely moisturizing  eye cream that contains no sulfates, parabens, or frangrances and is ok for sensitive skin! the only thing that has kind of worked on me is burts bee's honey chapstick and olive oil....imagine that every day and trying to wear makeup and not look like you were punched in the face!   I know I'm sadly not the only one suffering, please share any tips or tricks for relief and I will owe you for life!   Thanks ladies Spoiler (Highlight to read)    
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HALL OF FAMER flyte / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I had eyelid eczema for quite awhile on one eyelid, to the point where it cracked and peeled too. It got to the point where the doctor even told me to just gently put so... see post
Do I need to bring my own makeup to a 45 minute Sephora Makeover?
So I bought a lot of makeup last time I was at Sephora, so I recieved a free 45 minute makeover. Do I need to bring my own makeup? Also, if I don't need to, can I ask that they only use cruelty-free products?
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HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
If you have specifics call your store ahead to verify bringing your own/requesting type is ok with the store and the MUA. see post
Ulta GWPs
This thread will be for Ulta GWPs only.  Share ulta promos here.     12/12/16: Please stay on topic regarding GWPs.  Please post the product ID instead of URL.  If we all stay on topic we can keep this page streamlined and usable.  Thanks for your help!    ************************************************** *******     Since a lot of information is being removed from this thread, try to help each other out and add product id numbers and sku numbers so people can search for items on ulta.     *****Just to clarify, there is an item number that Ulta lists on the website, right under the picture of the item.   The product id is the number given to the item in the URL.  So Ulta's site follows this formula of having the url and then the very last part of the url is "productId=xlsImpprod" followed by an 8 digit number.  If you use that "productId" number you can get to the page of any item on ulta.  It's not a search, but a direct link to the page.*****   Side note: BT's TOS states " No solicitation.  Please do not use these forums to submit or publish any marketing communication, or to advertise or solicit for any business or enterprise. Direct links to other commercial websites are inappropriate for our BeautyTalk conversations. Those postings will be removed, and can result in the suspension of your access to these services. "
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BEAUTY BOSS wwTraveler / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
i think it was a dud! now to impatiently wait for Wednesday... 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 BOSS MiaM7 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
So i recently purchased the CoverFX custom cover drops.  I used it for the first time.  After vigorously shaking it, the product was pretty thick and slightly clumpy.  I... see post
anyWould anyone be interested in joining a new/lightly used item TSB? Requirement of 500 hearts.
Spoiler (Highlight to read) Guidelines: 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. Do not take all of one category from the box. For example, do not take all the palettes or masks. If you’re not sure if an item is appropriate, post the item and ask the group. Allowed in the box:  Mid to high end products (think brands sold at Sephora, The Bay, Nordstrom, etc). Anything that is sealed (as long as it fits with the other guidelines) Skin care items in tubes & bottles. Jars only allowed if it's sealed or unopened. Keep non-beauty related items to a minimum (please do not overload the box with makeup bags, cases, etc). Packaging & Shipping All participants must provide a tracking number for their shipment, posted to the thread upon receipt. Package things carefully (bubble wrap or tissue paper if possible) and put things in labeled Ziploc bags. Try to leave the TSB in better condition than you found it Items that are more fragile (like perfume bottles) should be bubble wrapped individually Shipping should be within 3 days of receiving the box!! Calculating Values: New items: full price Clearance items: full original price unless they are long-term residents of the clearance section (i.e. OCC lip tars in original packaging) Used 1x or swatched: 90% value (original price x 0.90) Lightly used: 80% value (original price x 0.80)  This applies when an item was used more than once but at least 90% of the product is remaining. In other words, the item hasn't been used more than 3 times. Deluxe samples: calculate based off largest size available of said product. For example, if a deluxe sample is 0.5oz, and the full size is 2 oz and worth $60, then the deluxe sample is worth $15.  These must be new, untested, unswatched. Courtesies: Don't put in anything unsanitary! (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. Same thing goes for rollerballs. 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 reserving 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 even they are swatched or used!! Swatched/used items must be labeled as such. All opened items must be cleaned/sanitized prior to their addition to the box Sanitizing consists of spraying the item with a makeup sanitizer, or making your own with half parts 70% alcohol and water. Try not to put in LARGE full sized items, like large bottles over 8 oz. This box becomes very full, making it is harder for the person repacking and forces them to take something they may not want or use. Exceptions can be made if someone really wants the item 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 or Sephora brand. If you have questions or you are unsure of an item, ask! ***If an item in the box has been damaged in transit, please contact me as to what to do with it. And , as always, remember not to trade used items for new ones.   Thanks!   (adapted from "TSB Best Practices For the BT Community".  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/TSB-Best-Pr actices-for-the-BT-Community/m-p/2001133#M59515) Guidelines: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.Do not take all of one category from the box. For example, do not take all the palettes or masks.If you’re not sure if an item is appropriate, post the item and ask the group.Allowed in the box: Mid to high end products (think brands sold at Sephora, The Bay, Nordstrom, etc).Anything that is sealed (as long as it fits with the other guidelines)Skin care items in tubes & bottles. Jars only allowed if it's sealed or unopened.Keep non-beauty related items to a minimum (please do not overload the box with makeup bags, cases, etc).Packaging & ShippingAll participants must provide a tracking number for their shipment, posted to the thread upon receipt.Package things carefully (bubble wrap or tissue paper if possible) and put things in labeled Ziploc bags. Try to leave the TSB in better condition than you found itItems that are more fragile (like perfume bottles) should be bubble wrapped individuallyShipping should be within 3 days of receiving the box!!Calculating Values:New items: full priceClearance items: full original price unless they are long-term residents of the clearance section (i.e. OCC lip tars in original packaging)Used 1x or swatched: 90% value (original price x 0.90)Lightly used: 80% value (original price x 0.80) This applies when an item was used more than once but at least 90% of the product is remaining. In other words, the item hasn't been used more than 3 times.Deluxe samples: calculate based off largest size available of said product. For example, if a deluxe sample is 0.5oz, and the full size is 2 oz and worth $60, then the deluxe sample is worth $15.  These must be new, untested, unswatched.Courtesies on't put in anything unsanitary! (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. Same thing goes for rollerballs.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 shippingInclude 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 reserving items in the box for others and don’t ask to have any items reserved for you - this is unfair to others participatingDon't swatch items from the box even they are swatched or used!! Swatched/used items must be labeled as such.All opened items must be cleaned/sanitized prior to their addition to the boxSanitizing consists of spraying the item with a makeup sanitizer, or making your own with half parts 70% alcohol and water.Try not to put in LARGE full sized items, like large bottles over 8 oz. This box becomes very full, making it is harder for the person repacking and forces them to take something they may not want or use. Exceptions can be made if someone really wants the itemMust 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 or Sephora brand. If you have questions or you are unsure of an item, ask!***If an item in the box has been damaged in transit, please contact me as to what to do with it. And, as always, remember not to trade used items for new ones.  Thanks! (adapted from "TSB Best Practices For the BT Community". http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup /TSB-Best-Practices-for-the-BT-Community/m-p/20011 33#M59515)   Ladies, the rules for the TSB are at top but I would like to point out a couple of reminders:   1. Do not swatch items in the TSB. I saw many items that were swatched in the last box that didn't start out "swatched" or "used". 2. If an item is swatched, put "swatched" with the stickies notes I included in the box. If the items has been used (UP TO 3 TIMES ONLY), then put used and then the number of times. 3. If the box gets lost while you are sending it to the next person (for whatever reason), you will either pay a $50 deposit (to the organizer of the box)  to replace the items or you will have to put enough samples/deluxe items to make up for the box. If you are not ok with this rule, then please refrain from joining the box. 5. DO NOT INCLUDE ANY LOW END MAKE UP/ SKIN CARE (No Sephora or Ulta brand deluxe or sample!) This is a high/mid end box unless it is an Asian or Indie brand that someone wants. 4. Ship the box within 3 days to the next person. If you can't, post a message here on the board right away. 5. Post pics of your trade and wait until at least half of the group has agreed on your trade. 6. The box is based on trust so don't steal from it. It is meant to be a fun experience for everyone. 7. Have fun!   1. Alexmarya 2. Kariyava 3. Kelloua 4. Jazachai 5. Alexasteph 6. Pinyo 7. YoiFran 8. Petisweetmom 9. Imlostagain 10. CC3616 11. Onceuponatime   BOX IS CLOSED Please read the important rules in the spoiler as well as the ones highlighted on this message. Thank you for joining the box everyone 1. Alexmarya 2. Kariyava 3. Kelloua 4. Jazachai 5. Alexasteph 6. Pinyo: August Mermaid ipsy bag 7. YoiFran 8. Petisweetmom 9. Imlostagain 10. CC3616 11. Onceuponatime: Dr. Dennis Gross (I'm having a moment with this brand), Amore Pacific Enzyme peel, non-oily sunscreen, Caudalie grape water.    
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