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Bowtie2014
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Never shopped at Sephora
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Hello All,

Le gasp. Yes I'm a Sephora virgin. And I'm in need of help.
My boyfriend's mom asked me to tell her what stocking stuffers I want from Sephora.
I'm a 21 year old college girl who has no idea what type of make-up she wants or needs. I know, I'm as rare as a Unicorn. Help me?
I have clear and pale skin, naturally blonde hair, blue eyes, and I don't know, a normal body? I'm so lost. What do I tell her I want? I'm happy with my little roll on perfumes I have, I use regular old moisturizer before bed, and I leave my hair wavy or blow-dry it everyday. I wear the typically mascara, eye shadow, liner, blemish coverage, cheekbone enhancing (I have scary sharp cheekbones) stuff normal girls wear I guess?
My mother (bless her) is a hippie who doesn't use hair products and very little make-up. My roommates (bless them) wear...a lot of make-up.
So I'm without help. Any friendly ideas?

 

 

Holy moly you ladies are awesome!
Thank you so much for the amazing responses.
Kalex: I was looking at Nest body wash. Is that any good? It kind of sounds cool, but in reality I'm not sure how appealing moss and mint will smell. haha
Shapeshifter: That's perfect!! I'm putting the Smashbox on the list! I'm so worried I'll buy the wrong color, but hey problem solved.
Veronika23: I was looking at box sets and I was worried. What if I get the wrong color for my complexion? I will probably go with the Sephora Try It! kit. That looks safe enough for a good test run. Now I'm kind of excited.
Ahhh! I'm so happy I gave this forum a shot! You ladies are so helpful :smileyhappy:

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veronika23
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You've come to the right place!  So many wonderful sets this season. Here's a few... Trying not to post anything too expensive.

 

Tarte Thoughtful Treasures Best-Sellers Set

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Bite Beauty best of bite set

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Fresh Sugar Bare

 

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Smashbox try it kit

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Sephora Favorite Lash Stash

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Sephora Favorites Draw the line

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kalex
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How about scented bath and body products?  Philosophy always has great stuff (especially this time of year).  

 

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shapeshifter
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Try the original Urban Decay Naked palette. Beautiful, high quality shadows in easy to use neutrals. Plus it comes with a real brush and a lid primer.

 

http://www.sephora.com/product/productDetail.jsp?keyword=URBAN%20DECAY%20Naked%20Palette%20P267200&s...

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ChicDabbler
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Lol, it's ok, we like unicorns here (okay, that came out a little weird). My top choice would be a sephora favorite set, you can choose a set with variety of eye, lip, face or combination of makeup: http://www.sephora.com/sephora-favorites?ref[]=900136&brandId=5823

 

The perfume sets are worth it since you can redeem the voucher inside for a full size of the scent you liked the most from the set. Since you want a little bit of eyes, lips and face makeup, here are some of my favorites:

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http://www.sephora.com/mint-edition-palette-P377424?skuId=1496058

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http://www.sephora.com/anarchy-face-case-P382943?skuId=1550649

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http://www.sephora.com/feelin-dandy-lip-cheek-kit-P375247?skuId=1435619

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http://www.sephora.com/a-few-of-my-favorite-things-P383430?skuId=1550375

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http://www.sephora.com/the-tarte-of-giving-collectors-set-travel-bag-P382568?skuId=1553700

veronika23
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Caudalie - Hand Cream Trio

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Soap & Glory Good, Butter, Best

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Bumble and Bumble The Surf Set

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lucyshnoosy
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The Stila Rockin' in Rio Travel Palette is only $10 and the shades would be nice on your coloring.  It sounds like a smaller palette and that would be perfect for a stocking!

 

 

 

spoiledbrat
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how about baby tweezerman's, if you do not have them - they are multi purpose! or full size tweezermans? HG of tools!

ShinyMagpie
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Oh wow. There is so much great stuff. I recently bought the Tarte Lip Surgence set and it is really great. You can keep the colors sheerer or make them stronger with layering. Great set.

 

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Philosophy has some really great 3in1 bath body products. I love the papaya: 

 

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And this jolly jelly set sounds great:

 

philosophy.jpgYou can't go wrong with fragrance. There are a ton of rollerballs that would be perfect for stocking stuffers.

 

http://www.sephora.com/rollerball-perfume-roll-on-perfume

 

Go into a store if you can and sample things. Most of all have fun and try some new things you might not have considered. :smileyhappy:

hydee77
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I think the Tarte Thoughtful Treasures $19 set would be a good stuffing stuffer. 

 

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veronika23
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Glad you are enjoying all the suggestions :smileywink:  Cosmetics are so much fun!

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