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What are you wearing today?
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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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I don't know how but that shade actually works on you!  Are you wearing a lilac finishing powder?   I just can't figure it out.  see post
Spring/Summer 2015 Found in the Wild "New"
Ok BT, what did you find today? Sticky plug to a FABULOUS thread. Found a  Deal ? Post it here - http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/Deals-too-go od-to-pass-Up/td-p/1513386 Feel free to post if you find something from your favorite brand. Link to the item, and let us know the price, and brief description so that folks can at a glance decide if they want to clickie to <3 Love or $$ Buy. ^-^ As an FYI, here are the pages I'm trolling for what was newly added today. Usually pretty easy to do because the newest items have 20 loves or less and no reviews. In general I will check in the late afternoon and post what I find. Most new items get listed on Tuesday evenings through Wednesday. Here is the retired thread in case you wanted to reference something. http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Found- in-the-Wild-quot-New-quot/td-p/1668202 Acqua di Parma, Ardency Inn, Antasasia, Atelier Cologne, BareMinerals, Bite Beauty, Chloe, Elizabeth and James, Givenchy, Guerlain, Josie Maran, Jurlique, L'Occitane, Lavanilla, Marc Jacobs Makeup, Marc Jacobs Perfume, Marula, NEST, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Sephora Collection, Sephora Favorites, Smashbox, Tarte, Tata Harper, Thierry Mugler, Tocca, TokyoMilk Dark, Too Faced, Urban Decay, Victor & Rolf, and the Gift Box section.
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BEAUTY WHIZ pixiedust2 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Sephora just emailed me that this product is no longer available. WTH??? see post
Best Skincare Item You've Ever Tried
Currently the most coveted products in my skincare line are Clinique's Moisture Surge and Tarte's Maracuja Oil. I love them both dearly, but I am looking to branch out into other products. Can be high end, or low end, I'm just looking to find my true HG.    What's your Holy Grail and why? 
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BEAUTY MAVEN mkland / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Arcona Vitamin A serum is the best skincare product I have ever used. It brighten and soften my face, and it is really hydrating to the skin. The Sunday Riley Luna Slee... see post
Marvellous March Hauls: Do What You Gotta Do!
I know we still have a few more hours until the 1st, but I thought I'd start us off, anyway!   I got the email that the Shiseido Veiled Rouge lipstick I tried to buy earlier this week (but got a shadow shipped to me instead, lol) was back in stock, so I decided to try buying it again.   Come on guys!  Let's hope the second time for Skyglow is the charm   What've you hauled or will be hauling this month?
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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
So, this is all Rhiannon's fault!  I saw her pretty haul and wanted to see the nars blushes so badly in person!  I didn't even have time for personal shopping, a work re... see post
Spring 2015 Collections
So I've seen a couple of threads for specific Spring 2015 launches (MUFE 50 Shades, Nars, etc). I thought it would be cool to post any and all new collection releases/launches in the same thread. I was searching around trying to find the newest stuff and scout out my next purchases. Here's what I've found so far:   Dior Spring 2015 - Kingdom of Colors (Images from A Bit Of Blusher)     Guerlain Spring 2015 (Images from Rouge Deluxe) Isn't this collection so cute?!?!   
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BEAUTY WHIZ pixiedust2 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I like Plan 9, simply for the name. One of my favorite B movies. I could not rock that color but I would buy it anyway.  see post
Looking for the YSL lucky rose lip set
Hi I'm looking for the lucky rose lip set by YSL I've been trying to find it in stores for a while now and no luck I was wondering if anyone knew any store that had it available? Thank you.
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BEAUTY GURU njattana / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I was in there last week to do a return and they had one box left which appeared to have been ripped open :( My friend purchased one from Metrotown though! I'm unsure i... see post
Limited Edition 2015 Madness….discuss and share here!
So lately, I've been a little crazy about Limited Editions. For example, I am really sad about not getting a hold of this Givenchy Confetti powder. I really want to be in on the next 'must have'…anyone have ideas/predictions of what will be the hottest limited editions coming up?   Historically, which limited editions have been those that sold out and became collector's items? I think my collection is getting to the point where I want to start adding those special pieces and be ready for them.  I think there was talk about the Estee Lauder Courreges Highlighter powder being an update of the Heat Wave, it's on pre-order on EL.com and quickly went out of stock on Sephora.        
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HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Saw this on instagram, not sure when it's coming out? It's from the MAC Guo Pei collection. *Drool* so pretty.   see post
What is your most cherished/beloved/rare item in your make up collection?
And the follow up question is: do you ever use it? I'm really curious with all of the talk about LE items, Asian exclusives, and just those hard to get items!
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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I can't wait til November!    see post
Your Sephora Dollars at Work: Renovations thread
If anyone hasn't noticed, at least here in the Bay Area, some Sephoras are going through renovations. Predominately these locations are in outdoor malls.  Let's put a list of renovating Sephoras here to have others know if there are any product limitations or smaller stores. It hasn't affected my shopping experience though.  Jenn's observations:  Walnut Creek, CA Broadway Plaza  San Francisco, CA Powell St- temporarily moved to SF Westfield Mall  
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HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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A Review: Belif True Cream Aqua and Moisturizing Bomb comparison etc
With the harsh wind and negative degree weather, I've been fighting to make sure my face doesn't shrivel up and flake off. Sephora, or rather, BeautyTalk seems to have read my mind and sent me two moisturizers from the new line Belif that Sephora now carries for me to dissect, play with and use. Spoiler (Highlight to read) While I'm familiar with most popular Korean skincare brands like Amore Pacific, Innisfree, Etude House, Nature Republic...... I have never heard of Belif until now. A google/youtube/random Korean forum search turned up mostly press-release/promotional articles with only a handful of reviews. Some poking at their brand website/social media told me their online presence started in 2010 and they started becoming popular/getting award ~2012, so it's a relatively new brand (eventho the herbal practice and fancy blah blah are based on 150yr old practice from Europe). But anyways, onto the product review!   The moisturizers come in a thick and sturdy plastic jar. The packaging have a clean and natural feel to it. I think it's cute how the cap looks like dandy black hats, but more relevantly, THANKYOU for printing the expiration date on the bottom of the jar instead of me having to go hunt for it. NOTE: Dates for most Asian products are printed as day/month/year, or in this case May 20th, 2017.   Belif The True Cream - Moisturizing Bomb Description in image above, ingredients list in image below. Upon opening up the inner lid, a pretty strong spicy scent hit my nose......ginger with a hint of radish? However, the scent lessens as you apply it onto your face and mostly goes away after 10-20 minutes. It is a white medium/heavy weight cream that feels pretty luxe on the skin. It spreads easily, but takes a while to sink in and for the greasy feeling to disappear. I applied what I thought was a normal amount but it took an hour to sink in completely, so I guess you don't need a lot. Comparison : The thickness reminds me of Ole Henriksen Truth creme but this feels creamier, slightly greasy, while OH feels a bit more silicone-y. This is lighter than Murad Hydrodynamic moisturizer and L'occitane Shea. Skin type : great for dry skin, also appropriate for combination/normal skin but apply sparingly. It didn't irritate even near lashline or on sensitive/just healed skin (due to scar/pimple) so I'd say it should be safe for sensitive skin, unless you are sensitive to alcohol, dimethicone or plant extracts.   Belif The True Cream - Aqua Bomb Description in back of packaging image above, ingredients list in image below. Upon opening the inner lid, there is a strong fresh, juicy scent with a hint of spicy. The scent is milder, and fresher/cleaner, than Moisturizing Bomb and goes away quite easily. It is a medium weight gel cream that spreads easily and sinks in well. There's no sensation but that of water and the skin drinking it in. It feels weightless on the skin with no residue after a few minutes but the skin stay hydrated. Comparison : It is a bit thicker than other gel moisturizers I like to use in the summer (Bliss Oxygen+C, Clinique yellow gel, Clinique Moisture surge gel cream), takes a bit longer to sink in, and feels a bit more hydrating. It reminds me of Philosophy Take a Deep Breathe, but I think this feels nicer on the skin (and Philosophy TDB's got micro shimmer in it, what?) Skin Type: best for combination/normal skin. It probably also works for dry skin in the summer or oily skin in the winter. If your skin is truly very oily, I recommend try something lighter than this.   Overall impression . I like them! You know how sometimes the moisturizer feels oil-based, water/gel-based or silicone-based? both moisturizers do contain silicone but I can't feel them. Sometimes I also have the problem where the moisturizer end up flaking/peeling off or rolling into little balls on my skin, but even when I applied these two moisturizers generously, there is no flaking. The only thing I can nitpick about these two moisturizers is that they take awhile to sink in, but they leave the skin soft and hydrated. I like them and would recommend them to everyone for winter, but I would not recommend them for summer unless you've got dry skin, or at least remember to apply sparingly.
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HALL OF FAMER MissPain / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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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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BEAUTY GURU glossforevery1 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
If anyone is interested I finally received my TF duo in "Ripe Plum" - I just uploaded the video of swatches, photos and review - along with if I think its worth the $60 ... see post
Make Up For Ever or NARS Foundation
Hi Everyone,   I'm looking for a new foundation and don't know which one to choose. I've been looking at Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation or NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation. Which one should I buy? Thanks 
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BEAUTY WHIZ jaha8005 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I have not used the Makeup Forever but have been using the new NARS foundation for about 2 weeks now, so I can attest to that one.  As a point of reference, I have somew... see post
WINTER TBS
BOX IS CLOSED DELUXE AND FOILS WINTER TSB Qualifications: Must be 18 yrs. or older Must be VIB or VIB Rouge Rules: Must be able to pay $17 dollars for shipping (USPS) Must provide a tracking number. Must be able to post pictures of what you take and put in Do not take more than what you put in. Keep the value of items equal. Trade on or above the value of what you have taken from the box. It would be a good idea to post your trade before you ship the box. Ship the box out within 3 days. (USPS does home pickup, so no EXCUSES! ) If you are traveling or something comes up, please let us know ASAP so we can move you on the list. What to include in the box ☆Products from brands sold at Barney's, Saks, Sephora and Nordstrom. The exception to the rule is Asian products which you cannot get in the states (Sulwhasoo, Etude House, Peripera, Hada Labo, etc.) ☆ All opened items must be labeled ("swatched", "opened", "tried/used"…) Sanitize and pack all explodable or leakable products in ziplocks and bubble wrap. ☆ Makeup as long as you've cleaned it with alcohol & it doesn't have big fingerprint marks/dents in it ☆ Mascara if it's sealed and/or has not been used at ALL ☆ Lotion, creams allowed if they are brand new or in a pump bottle for sanitary reasons ☆ Fragrance if it's in a spray bottle (can be 1/2 used too) & must be wrapped ☆ Nail polish must be tightly closed & bubble wrapped/bagged ☆ Anything that is sealed Do not include: Pre-made samples Drugstore items (unless it's from a brand hard to find in the US) Heavily used items (but if it is an expensive ítem someone might be interested, just ask in the thread) Swatching items in the box Putting in anything unsanitary/things that can't be cleaned or sanitized   ---> If you have anything that is questionable just ask in the thread! =]   1. Greenporchlights (Unicorn fragance samples -niche and fancy-pantsy perfume samples-that require thorough testing before investing such as a Tom Ford Private Blend)9407803699300013135735 2. Michelle shops    9407803699300013277350 3. Dtalks all   9114 9999 4431 3413 3512 16 4. Laynebr 9114 9011 5981 8948 1305 87 5. Heatherbee 9505511034285027477498 6. Makeupobsesed  9114901159818440726660 7. Sdbeautyjunkie1 9405503699300486352753 9405503699300486352760 8. Annypoo 9405503699300486352760 9405509699938185985709 9. Masaya 9405509699937326832865 10. Kiml150 9505511025835050512394 11. Sn22 9405503699300499633061 12. Rhiannon1419 (Julep nailpolish that belongs to the Wanderlust collection) 13. Rose135 (Korean skincare that does not include mineral oil, SKII, Tata Harper, Tatcha) 14. Onceuponatime (Asian skincare) 15. Makeuplovertay (living proof and drybar hair products, as well as any kind of samples!) 16. Redwagon44 17. Dolceloure 18. Trishalyn 19. StephaniLynn        
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BEAUTY GURU roseps135 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Thanks Rhiannon!  I am not a big eye mask person - I don't need much done there so I feel the mask could be better appreciated by yourself or someone else.  I only use e... see post
Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick
Hey Ladies!   I am looking into Urban Decay's Revolution Lipstick but cannot decide on a shade! I've looked at multiple swatches on different blogs and (Sephora) discussion boards, but cannot settle on any one shade.   I have pretty light, neutral skin tone (I recently was color matched to 3Y03 or Urban Decay's Foundation in 2.0).   Recently, I have been attracted to bright pinks and corals, but am looking to venture out. I haven't gotten the nerve to try reds permanently just yet as I have not found a sample of a red that looks good on me. So I'm thinking somewhere in the mauve/plum range, but not too dark...   Does anyone have any suggestions or favorites that they swear by? And possibly suggest a matching lip liner by Urban Decay as well.   Thank you ladies!
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HALL OF FAMER greenchilli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
On me Manic is a browny mauve/wine shade.  It also has a slight sheen to it (not shimmer, just a sheen).   I have a much deeper complexion than the OP FWIW.     ... see post
Deals too good to pass Up!
The only thing I love more than shopping is getting a great deal.  I've created a website, with the same name as this thread (minus spaces and the exclamation point), to share my passion with more people.  If you share here and want to keep the deal exclusive to BT viewers, just write for BT only in the post.   I will heart every deal I see .  If your deal does not have a heart from me, I have not seen it yet.  A heart with no comment means I already had your deal on my site or am not planning on listing it (I may already have a better offer or another possible reason).   Should I use your deal, I will thank you here and mention that it was "shared on BT" on my site.  Thanks again to everyone who shares!    If you find something full priced that is new and awesome, share it here.   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Spring -Summer-2015-Found-in-the-Wild-quot-New-quot/m-p/1 ...    
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HALL OF FAMER chocopudding / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks for this! I'll look out for these promotions for sure! Thanks for the heads up! see post
Has anyone dyed their hair with henna?
I'm thinking of trying Lush's Caca Rouge Mama.    I have some gray and I'm wondering if it covers gray?  
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red242 / NEWCOMER / replied
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Who is up for the Mac Cinderella Collection releasing tonight?What are you getting or not?
HALL OF FAMER StephaniLynn / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Awww you're sweet. I'm swinging by my Macy's Saturday...fingers crossed they maybe might still have one or both. see post
Guerlain Meterorites Brush worth the cost?
I am thinking of venturing into the Guerlain Meteorites world, but the price of the corresponding brush seems pretty steep. Any close products for half the cost? Thanks!
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SCENE QUEEN loverUNDfighter / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
Yes. Several of my Sonia Kashuks and even a Costco Kirkland blush brush work just fine. They all fit nicely into my meteorites tin and after a swirl or two I get great c... see post
Lipstick changing colors
Hey ladies!   I've got sort of a strange question, hopefully someone could help me with...Whenever I use any type of lipstick, lip crayon, lip stain, etc., it goes on normal, then after about an hour or so, it starts turning very bright, almost neon. Does anyone know why that happens and/or how to stop it from happening?    Thanks ladies!
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BEAUTY PRO shaniceee / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
That's what I was thinking it was...do you know how to fix it or control it? see post
How often do you wear lipstick, and how long does it take you to finish a tube of lipstick?
Hey Everyone! I'm curious as to:   - How often everyone else wears lipstick? - Whether it's usually nudes (because of work, or preference?), or any color as you please - And generally how long does it take you to get through a full tube of lipstick?   Despite my [admittedly overwhelming] collection of lipsticks, I find that I don't wear lipstick as often as I like (I should probably start the 30-day Lipstick Challenge, shouldn't I? ), mostly because I get a little nervous that bright lipsticks (my weakness) aren't well suited for my work environment. Outside of work, I love slapping on a deep red or berry shade, but alas there aren't as many weekends as I'd like there to be.   I can't think of a single lipstick I've finished, before I've felt compelled to toss it out (not even my minis! for shame!), though I'm somewhat close to finishing up a tube of MAC's Russian Red. That being said, I've made a significant dent in my hoarder's stash of lip balms (hello, unreasonably dry and frigid winter).   How about you guys??
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BEAUTY BOSS jbana / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I feel the same way, I'm terrified that my lipsticks are going to expire before I get to thoroughly enjoy them (aka use them up). I keep telling myself to stop buy lipst... see post
Botox? Yes? No? Maybe so?
Would you ever try botox?   Why? Why not?
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HALL OF FAMER weeeeweeeeeee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have heard horror stories about a withdrawal look from not getting botox if the user is a regular botox user. Does it stand true? see post
Nail Polish Challenge!
In the spirit of all the other wonderful challenges on BT right now, I'm starting up a nail polish challenge for us.  I have a ridiculous stash and I need to show my polish some love.   With nail polish, once a day would be absurd (of course), so let's try and show off a new look and polish once a week.  I'm personally going with manicures only, but if you'd rather do pedicures or even both go for it!   I'm eager to see your collections and meet other polish junkies.  It's past time for me to commit to using my stash!   Past: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Week 1 - No Theme (ends 1/31/15): Nicole by OPI Gumdrops in Cinna-Man of My Dreams Week 2 (2/1-2/7) - Winter's Last Hurrah: Julep in Fina, Ciate in Snow Fall Week 3 (2/8-2/14) - Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's: Formula X in Starfish, accent Julep in Yuki Week 4 (2/15-2/21) - Mardi Gras and/or Chinese New Year: CoverGirl Outlast Stay Brilliant in Lemon Drop, Julep in Beverly, Wet & Wild Fast Dry in SaGreena the Teenage Witch Week 5 (2/22-2/28) - Textures:  Julep in Lissa, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in Sea-ing Stars, unknown shell pieces Week 1 - No Theme (ends 1/31/15): Nicole by OPI Gumdrops in Cinna-Man of My DreamsWeek 2 (2/1-2/7) - Winter's Last Hurrah: Julep in Fina, Ciate in Snow FallWeek 3 (2/8-2/14) - Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's: Formula X in Starfish, accent Julep in YukiWeek 4 (2/15-2/21) - Mardi Gras and/or Chinese New Year: CoverGirl Outlast Stay Brilliant in Lemon Drop, Julep in Beverly, Wet & Wild Fast Dry in SaGreena the Teenage WitchWeek 5 (2/22-2/28) - Textures: Julep in Lissa, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in Sea-ing Stars, unknown shell pieces   Current:   Week 6 (3/1-3/7) - International Women's Day (actually 3/8, but this way your nails are done for the occasion!) Create a mani inspired by a woman you admire.  Friend, family, famous, even fictional - whatever inspires you.  Then share how you chose the look!   Future OPTIONAL Themes: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Week 7 (3/8-3/14) - Numbers and/or Sweets for Pi Day! (3/14) I couldn't resist including this.  Pi(e) Day is a great way for math and pie lovers to unite.  Feature numbers, equations, desserts, or anything inspired by your sweet tooth for this week. Week 8 (3/15-3/21) - St. Patrick's Day (3/17) Find your favorite shades of green and get ready for the holiday! Week 9 (3/22-3/28) - Springtime In honor of the first day of spring last week, let's get those spring colors and looks out and show them off. Week 7 (3/8-3/14) - Numbers and/or Sweets for Pi Day! (3/14)I couldn't resist including this.  Pi(e) Day is a great way for math and pie lovers to unite.  Feature numbers, equations, desserts, or anything inspired by your sweet tooth for this week.Week 8 (3/15-3/21) - St. Patrick's Day (3/17)Find your favorite shades of green and get ready for the holiday!Week 9 (3/22-3/28) - SpringtimeIn honor of the first day of spring last week, let's get those spring colors and looks out and show them off.
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BEAUTY GURU njattana / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
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Belif: new skincare brand launching at sephora!
today, i received some products from Sephora, by a brand called Belif.   its a Korean skincare brand that will be launching at Sephora in March.   i was so excited to receive these products because it's the first time i've been sent something from Sephora.   i'm going to try one of the moisturizers tonight and i'll be back to update ~~   have any of you tried products from this brand? or received them from Sephora?
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SPECIAL GUEST stefanieee / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
I've been wanting to buy few of their products to try and have been wondering if I should get the aqua bomb or the moisturizing bomb one. However, it's a really good ide... see post
Who is as dumb as me? Feel free to add anything dumb/funny you did lately!
Today as I am looking through the orders that are on the way to me I noticed that I ordered 2 more of the same product. One I have already (GA Brow Maestro-ordered same color, wanted to order a different one). And I placed two different orders for Glamglow Thirstycleanse! What a dumbo! Now both those orders will have to be returned...ugh! I just can't believe I did this considering I was checking and rechecking my orders. And yes...I ordered them all from Sephora! Go ahead laugh and tell me what I already know,...I am indeed an addict and a goofy one at that. I'm blaming it on the weather since I think it's causing more confusion than usual! Ok that and a serious lack of sleep...zzzzzzz (I wish!)
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HALL OF FAMER ballerinagrl / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ouch! ;) see post
MUFE HD Foundation Shade Recommendation
I was colour matched to shade 127- Dark Sand last year in the MUFE Invisible Cover HD Foundation. I absolutely love this foundation- I love the coverage, the finish, etc. I am slightly more tanned than when I was matched to 127, so I'm looking for a recommendation for one shade (or even half a shade) darker  in same skintone family. Thanks!
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laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi jontario, I recommend the c olor 140 Soft Beige - for medium skin with dark yellow undertones! :) -Laura   see post
Can someone help me determine my face shape?
BEAUTY PRO skate08 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Post another pic looking straight into the camera without your hand - that'll make it easier to tell. see post
Long Rant About This Morning's 'Cinderella" Scramble
Today I was lead on a wild goose chase to get 2 lippies from this collection since it sold out in the 5 minutes I wasn't stalking it during the online launch. So last night I called Macy's knowing it was only launching there and at MAC stores. I asked the associate if they were doing any kind of pre-sale or if I should get there early. She said no and there is no pre-order. Okay, that's fine. So my boyfriend drove me early this morning to Macy's and we stood outside and waited at the doors with a bunch of other people (it was freezing). So they let us in and the associate said the entire collection is sold out and goes, didn't anyone tell you about the pre-sale we had this morning? You were supposed to come in through the employee entrance. All of us were standing there stunned like, um.... no? So the associate tells everyone, "Well, Nordstrom just opened up down the street, too. You should check there." Which obviously Nordies didn't launch this collection at all! So the employees working this morning either don't really know their job and keep up on their product/collections or she was just trying to get people out of her face. So my boyfriend rushes me to a mall that is much farther away but has a Macy's and a freestanding MAC. I got 1 of the lippies I wanted at Macy's so I was pumped, then I hustled to the freestanding MAC. I kid you not, the employees were taking more phone orders than helping the customers standing right there. So they had the other lippie in stock but by the time they actually assisted me, it had sold out because of all of the phone orders and the girl in front of me snagged the last one. I'm just wondering when it became okay to help people that are on the phone before the customers who got their behinds up bright and early and are standing right in front of you! 
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HALL OF FAMER annypoo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
 Which lippie were you unable to pick up? see post
Lippies Everywhere!!!!!!!
Lippie here. Lippie there. Lippies everywhere!! So I thought I'd share my growing lippie collection and addiction. I know some of you ladies want to know what I have and from where or what. So here you guys go. Please share yours as well. I know I'm not alone here's my list not including minis/deluxe samples. Just the fulls. Nyx - Summer breeze. Pale pink. Perfect red. Mac - Satin: Myth. Retro matte: relentlessly red Maybellene - color sensational: Hibiscus haven. I'm blushing. Gloss in electric shock Bite Rouge LE: Lilac. Smashbox - Be legendary: Infrared matte. Pout. Electric pink. Pretty social. BL lipgloss Pout. Revlon- Matte nude. Super lustrous matte: stormy pink. Ultra HD: Orchid. Color burst matte balm: showy flamboyante. Covergirl - Hot Passion. Spellbound. Champagne. Enchantress. KVD. LL - Armageddon. Backstage Bambi. Berlin. Buxom - Pink Lady. Taylor. Lavendar Cosmo. Berry Blast. Isabella. Erin. Patricia. Nars - Pure matte lipstick: Montego Bay. In The Mail : Marc Jacobs Rouge LE: So Rouge Bite 003. Bite Luminous Créme: Cava   (I think I'm missing some in the pics. But yeah haha)      
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HALL OF FAMER heartsmyface / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hehehe!  You're a pink lover like me!   I'm a little scared of how much time it would take me to uncap all my lippies for a family photo but you've got me wanting to so ... see post
SKINCARE: GATEWAY PRODUCTS ?
with the popularity of the "skincare regrets" thread, i thought i'd make a post discussing "gateway" products that contributed to your learning what your skin likes.   i have a few. for cleanser, the BOOTS botanics hot cloth balm was a revelation for me because it was the first time i tried a balm cleanser--and  essentially any sort of cleanser that didn't leave my skin tight and stripped. it completely shifted my perspective of approaching skincare as skin care rather than skin punish .    the AVEDA botanical kinetics exfoliant was my first acid toner i used after cleansing / before moisturizer and i saw a marked improvement. i now use primarily AHAs rather than the BHA (salicylic acid) that is in the AVEDA, but upon my first purchase i didn't even really know the difference. i was soon down the rabbit hole that is skincare   and lastly, KIEHL'S midnight recovery concentrate was the first facial oil i'd ever used. it taught me my skin liked oils--and i stopped searching for only oil-free products. i woke up with skin feeling supple and i thought "ohhhhh" . i also applied it directly to a in-the-skin-never-completely-goes-away spot on my chin. within 2 hours it came to a head and i never saw it again. this eventually led me to my beloved CLARINS blue orchid oil. and the rest is history.    how about you ?
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BEAUTY MASTER aleishamaxime / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Clinique was my gateway, though the toner burned my skin and the moisturizer did nothing for me, haha. I went from that to Murad, which did wonders for my acne in high s... see post
ColourPop Blushes...they're coming!
Saw on IG colourpop is coming out with a new line of blushes in a couple of weeks.  They are twice the amount of the shadows so the price has increased (bummer).   I guess we'll see them popping up with IGers in a few days.  They don't seem to have a large presence on YT, unless I'm missing something.  The vloggers I follow very rarely state they had products sent to them.  Maybe I'm just not in the know.   I really wish they would do a liquid matte lippie!   I can't wait!  I love a good blush!
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HALL OF FAMER jcmb / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I finally wore one (Cheerio) for a 16 hr day and it really looked great and was quite long-lasting. I have oily skin so I thought it might not work as well for me but re... see post