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Beauty Confessions
Happy New Year All!   I debated starting this thread again but since I  - inexplicably - made Rouge again, I figured why not ¯\_(ツ)_/¯   Welcome to the Great Rouge Experiment - Part 2.  My rouge status is good until December 31, 2017.  Last year we documented every "Rouge-only" perk to determine whether being Rouge was "worth it"  And I figured we can do it again this year to see if the program is getting better (or worse).   Just like last year, every Rouge-only perk or event that I hear about will go on this thread and if you hear anything please please please add it to this year-long running list.  And then on December 31, 2017 we can really assess whether it is worth the extra $600+ to be Rouge and if the Rouge program in general is improving.   Mods, last year this thread was moved to the Rouge-only area which I don't think was helpful to non-Rouge BIs who are wondering about the program.  I'd really like to keep the thread here if you don't mind.  Thanks!   January - 0.5 - Canada's "luckyrouge" event for Chinese New Year   February - TBD Spoiler (Highlight to read)   March -   April -   May -   June -   July -   August -   September -   October -   November -   December -  March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December -  Yearly Total - 0.5
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Skincare Stories
I was thinking we should have an "official" NUDE Skincare thread, in case something comes out of this new NUDE story that is happening lately. ( And even if not. ) So we can follow it all here. There are some threads, but those are more just questions and inquiries about NUDE stuff. It would be easier to have all things NUDE at one place, so we can all share news, updates, those possible new products, and anything NUDE here.   This is an announcement on Beautycounter about NUDE Skincare:   "It is with great excitement that we announce Counter Brands, LLC, parent company of Beautycounter, has acquired the worldwide assets of NUDE Skin Care, Inc. and NUDE Brands, Ltd. founded by Ali Hewson, the wife of musician and social activist, Bono. As a result of this deal, and their genuine interest in our products and mission, Bono will join the company as an investor and Ms. Hewson will join the Board of Directors of Counter Brands, LLC. Similar to our partnership with Target, this validation from such respected public figures will lead to increased brand awareness and client base. We are thrilled to have them join our team. The synergy between our two companies – from mission to ingredient selection process – makes NUDE a logical and compelling addition to our growing brand portfolio. We believe that incredible things are possible for our business and our unwavering advocacy work in D.C. For the foreseeable future, the Beautycounter and NUDE lines will exist as they do today."   They also said:  "“We will continue to sell through their existing channels of distribution,” Renfrew said of Nude. “The idea is to grow the channels of distribution as well as the product line as a whole,” she said."   Also: "NUDE products are currently available in the US on Sephora.com, across Europe in Space.NK stores and online, in Australia in Mecca stores and Mecca.com."   Response from Sephora's CS ( 6/30/2016 ): "The Nude Skin care line has been highly anticipated with our clients, and we can certainly appreciate your interest! At this time, some of the NUDE products are limited edition and will be on our site as supplies last, while other products are on our site to stay! We suggest staying tuned to Sephora's promotional emails, as new product launches are frequently announced via email. Additionally, keep checking back on our website under the Quick Link "Just Arrived"."   If you have any news, please feel free to share them here. If you have questions, post them here, and hopefully someone will have answers. Or we can all "investigate" together and try to find out what's cooking.    
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Beauty Confessions
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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Lips
If you're on BeautyTalk, you're probably well-aware of the nude lip trend and may even own a handful (or three) of these shades. While I love the trend, I still can't seem to find my "perfect nude" so I am very excited to start talking more broadly about UnNudes! UnNude lip shades offer a spectrum from standard nude shades to more bold, neutral shades. These are the mauvy brown, deep chocolate, rose-goldy-earth toned neutral shades and they come in a variety of finishes (matte, metallic, creamy and shiny).    Here's the challenge: rock an UnNude lip look between Monday, February 6th- Sunday, February 19th. No requirement on how often to post but I'm going to try for every weekday!    Keep in mind, this challenge overlaps Valentine's Day so I am also challenging you to change it up by wearing a bold neutral instead of the typical red.  (Hint: red is not an UnNude!)   Check the spoiler for examples of some of UnNude shades. Can't wait to see your take on neutral lips! Spoiler (Highlight to read)    
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Hauls
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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Makeup
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 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??)   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 16th 2017 ~
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Makeup
  Starting an Estee Lauder thread... :[   I am actually kind of excited about the Victoria Beckham x Estee Lauder collection.   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Source:  Source: 
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Beauty Confessions
The other thread was getting too long and difficult to load!    So what are your beauty pet peeves? What grinds your gears? Share your stories!!!
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Hauls
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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Hauls
After a conversation with other BTers, I got the idea to start this thread. Basically, if you are not familiar with QVC and it's daily TSV, a TSV is (according to QVC):   "Every day, we pick one special item and offer it at an extra special value that day. It's an item we believe you'll love. And we love telling the story behind it. Today's Special Value ®. More than a daily deal. The best find of the day®."   Many time TSVs will have bundled in them incredible discounts on beauty/makeup products, especially products that haven't launched yet. They are always launched at midnight on the day of their launch and are only good for that day. Many times they will sell out before the day is up!   Here is an example of a TSV from January 14, 2017: It was $79.96 on the TSV day only; Sold separately $182 ( Please note: this is no longer available at that price! )   As a longtime QVC beauty customer, I (usually) get alerts a few days before about upcoming beauty TSVs. I would like to use this thread to  as an INFORMATION/ALERTS thread where I post upcoming beauty/makeup/skincare TSVs for the benefit of the community . I can always create a related QVC discussion thread for the community if demand suggests that we need it.
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Beauty Confessions
Was asked to post an updated thread. Let's continue the fun shall we?   What are you wearing today?   1. nars sheer glow foundation, mont blanc 2. perricone md no bronzer bronzer 3. urban decay eyeshadow primer potion, original 4. too faced chocolate bar palette 5. benefit theyre real mascara 6. rimmel london stay matte powder, natural 7. benefit dallas 8. nars blush, sin 9. buxom full on lipstick, las vegas
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Sephora.com
Posting all products that you see new on Sephora (though sometimes elsewhere as well).  I will heart all posts of something new.  Since the Spring collections are what is showing up, I started a new thread.  I might duplicate a few items from the past thread, sorry if I don't tag those who posted, but I don't want to cross tag just to note that you posted (and thanks for posting!!!).
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Hauls
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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Products
Ladies (and gentlemen!)   Since Canada seems to be getting different/fewer brands added to the website, and any cross-border new releases seem to be several days to weeks later than US releases, I thought we could use our own 'what's new/found in the wild' post.   Please feel free to share any new products/brands you find on the Canadian site here.
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Beauty Confessions
New releases for spring 2017   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   2017 Releases calendar: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /2017-Releases-Calendar/m-p/2596158#M221270
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Hauls
Didn't see FEBRUARY HAUL'S THREAD, so here We go! All about our LOVELIES 💕❤️💕❤️💋🌹  
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Makeup
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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Eyes
  FEBRUARY 2017: 25 Days of EYESHADOW CHALLENGE (plus, color sub-challenge)   For those that need a little guidance on getting started here is a color sub-challenge.  Let's go by day of the week for simplicity. Don't get stuck in a rut. Use different colors each time from  this Chart.   Mon: 1st row -creams, browns, burgundy -violets and darker pinks   Tue: 2nd row -creams, copper, golds, taupe -pastel pinks, bright pinks, golden peach   Wed: 3rd row -grays, taupe, silver, white, black -sienna, yellow, soft peach, bright orange   Thu: 4th row -all blues -creams, peachy nudes, mossy greens   Fri: 5th row  -all greens, aquamarines -ROY G BIV      What: 25 days of daily eyeshadow Show & Tell. -Wear a different eyeshadow(s) for 25 days. -Post photos of eye look, eyeshadows or swatches. -Describe the product. Not only are you shopping your own collection but also providing inspiration to others!   When: 2/4-2/28 Where: This thread….Daily! All welcome to share their eyeshadow adventures!   Anyone know this palette?? Pretty!!!!       Love this eye look! I am a little ( just a little ) over my gold eyeshadow obsession and have moved on to KVD Tinsel eyeshadow.   Natural eye look! Smudge, Dab, Rub, Smoked....100x + primer + 6 colors + 5 brushes.  
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Lips
This thread is for discussing current products, sharing upcoming releases and spreading general love for BITE Beauty! Thanks to everyone who contributes for all your sleuthing and reporting for the benefit of the BT community! ♥   HOLIDAY: • The  Perfect Bite Set |  $25  ( LE ) set of four mini AB lipsticks in Fig, Pepper, Honeycomb, Nori in a signature red tin http://www.sephora.com/the-perfect-bite-set-P41325 3?skuId=1860014 •  BITE Discovery Set  |  $39  ( LE ) set of full-size 'Beetroot' AB lipstick, full-size Leche MCLC, mini Agave Lip Mask, mini Lip Primer in a signature red tin http://www.sephora.com/discovery-set-P413252?skuId =1874007 •  Best Bite Redux  |  $25  ( LE ) set of four mini Matte Crème Crayons in Truffle, Red Velvet, Orchid, Fraise  in a signature red tin http://www.sephora.com/best-bite-redux-P413251?sku Id=1873991 •  AB Lipstick in Mistletoe  |  $26  ( LE ) special holiday edition red shade in a limited edition case with lip print http://www.sephora.com/amuse-bouche-lipstick-mistl etoe-P413807?skuId=1855139 • 'Good As Gold' Gold Crème Lip Gloss  | $22  ( LE ) limited-edition lip gloss for a gold-foiled lip look http://www.sephora.com/gold-creme-lip-gloss-P41393 1?skuId=1870161 •  Amuse Bouche Lipstick Duo  | $14  ( LE ) deluxe-sized double-ended lipsticks in four holiday shade pairings, including three new shimmer toppers http://www.sephora.com/amuse-bouche-lipstick-duo-P 413403?skuId=1873983 •  Matte Crème Lip Crayon Collection  |  $275  ( LE ) set of 18 bestselling shades of full-sized Matte Crème Lip Crayons in a reusable tin http://www.sephora.com/matte-creme-lip-crayon-coll ection-P413932?skuId=1874668 •  Amuse Bouche Mini Lipstick Vault Collection  |  $195  ( LE ) 38-shade lip collection with deluxe, mini lipsticks housed in a beautifully branded box http://www.sephora.com/amuse-bouche-lipstick-vault -collection-P414709?skuId=1874650   UPCOMING: • Lip liners  releasing 2017 details to come CURRENT: • Amuse Bouche 'Mauvember' 2016 Lipstick   | $26  (LE) exclusive, super hydrating, high-impact lip color that's crafted for your beauty to support men’s health http://www.sephora.com/amuse-bouche-lipstick-mauve mber-2016-P414707?skuId=1885359   • Cava Lip Collection   | $24 (permanent) featuring the return of Bite Beauty’s beloved shade of lilac-beige (Luminous  Crème )—now also in a Matte Crème Lip Crayon http://www.sephora.com/cava-lip-collection-P283903 ?skuId=1829696 Spoiler (Highlight to read) • Multisticks  | $24 (permanent) http://www.sephora.com/multistick-P411038?skuId=18 55287 18 new shades emcompassing cool, neutral and warm tones in an ultra-blendable, silicone-free cream-to-powder formula for contouring and coloring eyes, lips and cheeks Spoiler (Highlight to read) • The Perfect Pair High Pigment Lip Pencil Duo  | $14 (LE) http://www.sephora.com/the-perfect-pair-high-pigme nt-pencil-lip-set-P411037?skuId=1833805 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Past Releases: Spoiler (Highlight to read) (2016) Amuse Bouche 'Berry Rouge' VIB Rouge Exclusive (LE) (CA Exclusive) (2016) Amuse Bouche in GTA (LE) (2016) Amuse Bouche Lipstick 'Sweet & Savoury' Shade Extension (permanent/LE) (2016) Spring Fling Set (LE) (2016) Amuse Bouche Lipstick initial shade range (permanent) (2016) Matte Crème Lip Crayon shade extension (permanent) (2015) Lip Lab Limited Release Crème Deluxe Series 001 - 012 (LE) (Holiday 2015) Mix N Mingle Luminous Crème Lipstick Duos (LE) (Holiday 2015) Best BITE Rewind Mini Matte Crème Lip Crayon Set (LE) (Holiday 2015) BITE Discovery Set (LE) (CA Exclusive) (November 2015) 'Mauvember' Luminous Crème Lipstick (LE) (Summer 2015) Luminous Crème Lipstick | Bellini, Mimosa, Kir Royale (LE) (US exclusive) (July 2015) Frozen Berries Matte Crème Lipstick (LE) (July 2015) Opal Matte Crème Lipstick (permanent) (July 2015) Opal Crème Lip Gloss (permanent) (CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Matte Crème Lipstick (LE) (CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Agave Lip Mask (permanent) (2016) Amuse Bouche 'Berry Rouge' VIB Rouge Exclusive (LE)(CA Exclusive) (2016) Amuse Bouche in GTA (LE)(2016) Amuse Bouche Lipstick 'Sweet & Savoury' Shade Extension (permanent/LE)(2016) Spring Fling Set (LE)(2016) Amuse Bouche Lipstick initial shade range (permanent)(2016) Matte Crème Lip Crayon shade extension (permanent)(2015) Lip Lab Limited Release Crème Deluxe Series 001 - 012 (LE)(Holiday 2015) Mix N Mingle Luminous Crème Lipstick Duos (LE)(Holiday 2015) Best BITE Rewind Mini Matte Crème Lip Crayon Set (LE)(Holiday 2015) BITE Discovery Set (LE)(CA Exclusive) (November 2015) 'Mauvember' Luminous Crème Lipstick (LE)(Summer 2015) Luminous Crème Lipstick | Bellini, Mimosa, Kir Royale (LE)(US exclusive) (July 2015) Frozen Berries Matte Crème Lipstick (LE)(July 2015) Opal Matte Crème Lipstick (permanent)(July 2015) Opal Crème Lip Gloss (permanent)(CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Matte Crème Lipstick (LE)(CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Agave Lip Mask (permanent)  
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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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Beauty Insider
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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Makeup
A thread dedicated to new Too Faced releases, collabs and upcoming holiday releases. (Photo credit: Too Faced) (Photo credit: @_lipstickandl0ve)        
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Skincare Stories
Often people ask for recommendations on a skincare routine or for specific products/combinations.  This might be a place to share your everyday skincare, both AM and PM.  A skincare "what are you wearing" as it were.  Hope this is useful.   *Age - 40 Skin type - oily/combination Current skin condition - quite dehydrated (winter/indoor heating)*   01/17/16 - AM skincare in the order I used 1. Nude Jelly cleanser (love) 2. Pixi Glow tonic (5% glycolic toner - love) 3. Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Spritz (sample) 4. Radical Skincare Youth Infusion serum - hydrating and anti-ageing (new to me.  Testing) 5. Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream (like) 6. Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine cream (really like as an AM moisturizer)   I will try to post PM skincare tonight so the post can be comprehensive.   General comments - Okay skin.  Apparently the age between 38-42 is a transformational time in hormones (dehydrated skin/spots), so I am more aware of how my skin performs/reacts .  My skincare definitely has more "actives" now than before.
Acne
Hey guys! I had a question regarding to skin care products. So, recently I’ve been experiencing some serious breakouts. My face has always been in good condition, and I have been using several products to do that (Kiel’s, Korean skincare, Fresh), in addition to that I always thought that good genes are another reason for my ‘problemless’ skin (my mom and sister have the best skin ever!!). However, the breakouts that I now have consist on small acne look-like pimples and are in only one section of the face (the right one and forehead), the left part is perfectly fine. I believe that my T-zone has recently become more oily than usual and that’s the reason behind this breakout. So I’m looking for a good moisturizer (oil-free), cleanser, and mask. I’d like to note that I’m allergic to tea tree oil so what do you guys suggest? Thank youuuu!! 
Beauty Confessions
Hey guys!    I don't post on here often, but wanted to share what happened to me today.    I went to Macy's to return the Too Faced white chocolate chip palette today (was not impressed!) with the receipt and return sticker accompanying me. An employee working the Impulse area informed me that Macy's will no longer be accepting returns on opened beauty products because it costed them too much. She still let me return the palette, though, just for this time.    Wondering; has anyone else encountered this new policy yet?!? I will definitely not be purchasing makeup or skincare from Macy's anymore, I have sensitive skin and am quite picky about my products, especially when they can be purchased elsewhere and returned if I'm dissatisfied. 
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Skincare Stories
We’re thrilled to share with you the #1 anti-ageing serum at Sephora: our Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment. This product is formulated with high-powered, purified-grade lactic acid that exfoliates away dull, pore-clogging dead skin cells to visibly reveal smooth, fresh, younger looking skin.   In addition to lactic acid, skin-brightening licorice helps visibly reduce the look of dark spots, age spots, and discoloration caused by sun exposure, for naturally brighter, more even-toned skin. Good Genes is also clinically tested and proven to significantly improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles in just three minutes!   We’ll be checking this thread frequently throughout the month to chat about the challenge itself and answer your questions about Good Genes. We can’t wait to hear about your results!
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Fragrance
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!
Antiaging
I am 33 and recently noticed my pores are starting to sag and enlarge. What would be the best product that would work to tighten pores/fine lines?
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Ask The Experts
Hello ladies. I'm wondering if you can help me plan my routine better and in the correct order. Should I have different products for night than what I use during the day?   my skin type: a little dull I like brightening products. Dark eye circles. I get hormonal acne around my period even at 30 A little oilier in the t zone with some clogged pores on my nose but also can get dried out easily by some products (makes me combination right?)   current am regimen   wash face/ cleansing water serum eye cream moisturize    *do I need to exfoliate or use toner? Anything I am missing?   *PM is pretty much the same except sometimes I use dr Brandt Glow overnight serum or ole henrickson invigorating night treatment instead of ole henrickson truth serum. Should I have different products for face wash eyes and moisturizer?