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5 Things/Products You are Obsessed with right now .
Lately I have been going over my purchases and I noticed a tiny trend - I am obsessed with some things more than others.   So what are your 5 things/products that you are obsessed with lately (it could be anything - from food to clothing to makeup, etc)?   Mine are: - Skin care (Algenist, face masks, and serums) - Purses (bought 4 purses in one year, and continuing to look .. smh) - Starbucks (holiday drinks) - NARS creamy concealer - Bite Beauty
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BEAUTY SAVANT missrubybabii / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I have such a wide variety of foundations and every day I gravitate towards that one! It's just amazing  see post
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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BEAUTY SAVANT missrubybabii / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Thanks doll!!!!  see post
Are you "trialing" a new product ? Want to talk about it ?
trying new products can be...overwhelming. do you love a product because it works ? can you tell right away if it's performing the way you want it to ? sometimes i'm so happy to finally try something and let my enthusiasm blind my  actual  impression of it (at least at first )   it takes time to come to proper conclusions ! particularly when it comes to skincare, but makeup too.   so here's a thread where we can discuss our experiences while trying a product  for a first time. it can also be a place that people can reference if they're considering a new product.   right now i'm trying a sample of the REN v-cense night cream. i've only used it for 2 nights so far, but i LOVE IT. i love it so much i'm tempted to go ahead and grab it up, but i need to make sure it doesn't break me out over time (it contains shea butter which *can* be a breakout trigger for me, but not necessarily). it smells of frankincense which i adore, but i know for some people would be a turn off.   i'm also checking out the VICHY aqualia thermal serum. i really love the CAUDALIE vinosource s.o.s. thirst quenching serum, and prefer the texture of it to the VICHY, but think the caudalie may break me out slightly (i also was probably overusing it...i was very enthusiastic). so i'm just trying to figure out which i prefer.   how about you ?   __________ post trial edit about the products above: i had to skip on the REN because the shea butter in it was too heavy for my skin. and i suppose buying something simply for the smell isn't the best use of my moola the VICHY aqualia thermal serum, however, is in my permanent arsenal. i've already repurchased once since starting this thread, and have turned a few people on to it too ! 
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HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
ELDW is a staple for me as well! I love that it doesn't transfer and keeps well on my oily skin see post
Ulta 21 days- regrets
I absolutely love the 21 days sale Ulta has twice a year.  However, I find myself regretting NOT buying certain items as the become on sale that day due to trying to have some restraint.  They make it very difficult for Platinun members with free shipping with no minimum, and lots of deals/stackable beauty breaks/coupons, etc...   In particuliar, I regret not buying more Butter London polishes, and I shouldve bought a Stila lip gloss yesterday.  I also highly regret not buying some Stila liners.  I am also glad I traded for a Clarisonic brush head since there isnt one on sale this time...   Anything you regret NOT buying or anything you wish you hadn't bought?  Share ladies!
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BEAUTY SAVANT missrubybabii / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
I also regret the stila glosses & it cosmetics eyebrow pencil.  see post
Feelgood Days
Anything ever happen that just instantly brightens up your day/week/month?     Recently I've been going through a rough patch but this morning my mother handed me some money and told me she was sorry for the way she acted. I no longer have to sell my game systems to try and make some payments, at least minimum. If I pay minimum.. more money for makeup. Logic. >_> I will be able to buy some items that I've had my eye on! And make an exchange too while I'm at it. This is one huge load off my shoulders because I think if you don't make a payment in time you get charged for a late fee which would've just been bad. 
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HALL OF FAMER Blackwhiskey / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Soy buffal nuggets? Do tell! see post
30+ Days Of Spring Colors ( Lippie Challenge... Or Just Good Ol' Fun )
I started this in Greenie's thread, but, people suggested to make a new thread for this, so here we are...   So, Spring is finally here. Or... sort of.... ( But, that snow the other day has nothing to do with the bright yellow and pastel green I feel like wearing, right? )   Anyway, I was thinking we could do 30+ day challenge of Spring ( and Summer ) colors, just for fun, and the heck of it. Let's have some fun! If anyone feels like joining me, please do. If you don't want to do the challenge, please feel free to stop by just because, whenever and why ever you feel like to.   Let's paint the BT with Spring colors, ladies and gents!     P.S. It turned out I need to remove what's left of my "wisdom" asap... so.... I'll start the fun, and re-join you as soon as I can. But, you go ahead and have fun. I'll be watching, and live through you all!   Day 1 - Maybelline Vivids in Shocking Coral Day 2 - NARS Audacious in Brigitte + NARS lip gloss in Priscilla Day 3 - MAC Candy Yum Yum    
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HALL OF FAMER SDdenm / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hahaha!! Good choice :D see post
The Giddy Post - Did you order something today?? (;
Are you riding a high from an order you placed today?? Do tell. 
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HALL OF FAMER eriles / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I would love to see the packaging for Frog Prince! I pre-ordered it but canceled because it ended up that it wouldn't ship in time (it was intended as a gift). see post
SUMMER 2015 COLLECTIONS
Just starting this new thread to keep us updated on all new collections, launches and releases for Summer; following up the Spring Collections thread you can check out here   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Spring-2015-Collections/td-p/1825800   I’ll leave here what we already found for this upcoming summer season   MAC Wash and Dry LE Spoiler (Highlight to read) Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkins Summer 2015 (found by  lachaton) Guerlain Summer by Terracotta 2015 Fall Collections -  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /FALL-2015-COLLECTIONS/m-p/1927188#M95163  
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HALL OF FAMER guzelkiz / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I thought the same thing.  It's just like how Nars puts Orgasm in every single palette. see post
Any brand you love, but not very well-known?
I'm really into natural organic skincare this year, so I have discovered a lot of great indie brands. Any brand you love, but less well-known to others? It can be skin care or make up.   Here are some great brands I discovered: Pai  Estelle & Thild  Kimberly Sayer  Lily Lolo   What's yours?    
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HALL OF FAMER ballerinagrl / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Verso - incredibly strong but non-irritating retinol serums and creams Julie Hewitt - LA-based MUA; love her makeup palettes - so pigmented eyeshadows and blushers! Od... 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 BUFF AmeliaBry / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Thank you!   see post
Is your lipstick worth its weight in gold?
I recently bought my first Guerlain lipstick - Rouge G in #78 Gladys.  I knew the package was hefty, but never realized it would be this hefty.  I love the colour, but to tell you the truth, the package is more than I bargained for (well, I didn't bargain at all.  It costs bloody $53!).   So I weighed 4 high end lipsticks to see how they fare:   Dior Rouge                - 32g (Feather weight) Chanel Rouge Allure - 36g (Welter weight) Tom Ford                   - 49g (Heavy Weight) Guerlain Rouge G      - 83g (WAT?!)   The cost of the lipsticks seem to be aligned with their weights too.  Well, except the Guerlain....that is discounted to an inexpensive $53!   :-D   I like heavy lipsticks like TF and Hourglass, but Guerlain is just a bit too fussy.   I am discouraged about exploring this line much more to be honest.   What do you guys feel about good products that are unwieldy, too heavy, too large....does it matter?  
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HALL OF FAMER TheSocialQuota / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I actually don't feel bad about tossing Bite minis in my purse to go, since the grey barrels are nothing special. see post
Be honest... How much have you spent YTD at Sephora Vs. Ulta
I had to update my totals... So YTD as of 3/22 I have spent at Sephora $76 and at ULTA $492 and at department/brand stores about $800...       Normally I would have spent a lot more at Sephora by now but TBH none of the rewards or perks have really made me want to buy anything from Sephora... Even with the flash 2 day, I still find myself going to ULTA or Macy's or the brands site because of the GWP incentives... I have spent so much money at Sephora the last couple of years and I think I am finally getting to a point where its few and far between because the perks just don't do anything for me anymore...
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BEAUTY SAVANT PopularMakeup / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Me neither. see post
Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Illuminating Powder Gelee 2015-who has it?
Does anyone on BT have this? What are your thoughts on it? I'm going to test it in my local Nordstrom tomorrow. They just got in 6.  I like the powder gelee concept but not sure about the color and I'm not crazy about the packaging...but it seems to have been kind of popular because it's had a few online appearances and sold out right away. I know everyone is looking for something like last years Heat Wave and apparently the formula on this is similar but not the color or packaging. Trendmood1 on IA had a nice review and swatch. Thoughts?
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BEAUTY GURU AnneMCC / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
PS I just wanted to say I'm sorry. I know how it feels to be left out of the launch of something you really want it. A lot of us here wanted that  Givenchy confetti powd... see post
30 day lipstick challenge
For those of us that love lipsticks and have several of them, do you rotate or reach for the same few? I wear some more than others. And some have been neglected a lot (although they are very pretty). I thought of holding myself to wearing a new lipstick everyday for 30 days. Lets see how long this will last. If I last 30 days, maybe I will go longer.  Ha...lets see if I last 2 weeks.   Anybody else?  I am quite excited about it....   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Day 1, 11/10/14 - Maybelline Vivids in Vivid Rose. Day 2, 11/11/14 - NARS Funny Face Day 3, 11/12/14 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil - Yu Day 4, 11/13/14 - NARS Audacious in Annabelle Day 5, 11/14/14 - NARS Audacious in Charlotte Day 6, 11/15/14 - CK One Pure Color in 610-Bite Me Day 7, 11/16/14 - Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color in Electric Violet Day 8, 11/17/14 - YSL Rouge Volupte #34 Rose Asarine Day 9, 11/18/14 - BITE Beauty High Pigment pencil - Winterberry Day 10,11/19/14 - CHANEL Rouge Allure in Palpitante Day 11,11/20/14 - YSL Rouge Pur Couture in #40 Rouge Eros Day 12,11/21/14 - BITE Matte Lip Crayon in Framboise Day 13,11/22/14 - NARS Red Lizard Day 14,11/23/14 - Bobbi Brown Art Stick in Bright Raspberry Day 15,11/24/14 - NYX Matte lipstick in Aria Day 16,11/25/14 - Burts Bees tinted lip balm Day 17,11/26/14 - CHANEL Rouge Allure in Exaltee Day 18,11/27/14 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Luxemburg Day 19,11/28/14 - Wet n Wild Megalast lipstick - Purty Persimmon Day 20,11/29/14 - BITE Beauty crème lipstick (mini duo) in Palomino Day 21,11/30/14 - Maybelline VIVDS in Hot Plum Day 22,12/01/14 - Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Colour in Old Hollywood Day 23,12/02/14 - CoverGirl lipstick in Spellbound Day 24,12/03/14 - CHANEL Rouge Allure in Incandescente Day 25,12/04/14 - Urban Decay Revolution lipstick - 69 Day 26,12/05/14 - Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Colour - Pink Blossom Day 27,12/06/14 - BITE Beauty Matte Lip Crayon - Fraise Day 28,12/07/14 - Sephora Luster Matte Longwear Lip - Mulberry Day 29,12/08/14 - NYX Matte Lip Cream in Amsterdam Day 30,12/09/14 - NARS Audacious lipstick in Janet Day 31,12/10/14 - WnW Megalast lipstick in Stoplight Red Day 32,12/11/14 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil - Jardin Des Plantes Day 33,12/12/14 - BITE Beauty High Pigment Pencil - Cranberry Day 34,12/13/14 - 1) UD Revolution lipstick in Venom;  2) Revlon Colourburst lipstick in Fucshia. Day 35,12/14/14 - NYX matte lipstick in Bloody Mary Day 36,12/15/14 - BITE Beauty mini - Violet Day 37,12/16/14 - Estee Lauder Pure Envy - Envious Day 38,12/17/14 - Lancome Rouge in Love - St. Honore Day 39,12/18/14 - NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Mysterious Red Day 40,12/19/14 - 1) Revlon Kissable lipbalm in Lovesick; 2) NARS satin lip pencil in Hyde Park Day 41,12/20/14 - 1) Estee Lauder Pure Envy-?? 2) NARS Satin pencil in Luxemburg (repeat) Day 42,12/21/14 - Bobbi Brown Sheer lip colour - Hot Raspberry Day 43,12/22/14 - BITE Beauty lipstick in Zin Day 44,12/23/14 - Milani lipstick - Uptown Mauve Day 45,12/24/14 - Butter London Moisture Matte lipstick - Ruby Murray Day 46,12/25/14 - Revlon - Cherries in the Snow Day 47,12/26/14 - NARS Audacious lipstick - Fanny Day 48,12/27/14 - Butter London Lippy Balm lipstick - Abbey Rose Day 49,12/28/14 - Butter London Moisture Matte lipstick - Old Blighty Day 50,12/29/14 - Covergirl Rich Lipstick in Divine Day 51,12/30/14 - NARS Hardwired lipstick in Deadly Catch Day 52,12/31/14 - Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate - 29 Day 53,01/01/15 - ColourPop Lippie Stick in Ellarie (matte) Day 54,01/02/15 - Smashbox Be Legendary lipstick - Legendary Day 55,01/03/15 - Wet n Wild Balm Stain - Fashionista Day 56,01/04/15 - NYX Simply Irresistible Lip Cream  (lip crayon)- Seduction Day 57,01/05/15 - Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Colour - Cosmic Raspberry Day 58,01/06/15 - NYX Butter lipstick - Hot Tamale Day 59,01/07/15 - Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet - La Romanesque Day 60,01/08/15 - ColourPop lippie stick in Flawless Day 61,01/09/15 - Bite Beauty High Pigment Pencil - Pomegrenate Day 62,01/10/15 - Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate - #31 Day 63,01/11/15 - Lancôme Rouge in Love - Violette Coquette Day 64,01/12/15 - Hourglass Femme Rouge Velvet Crème lipstick - Vintage Day 65,01/13/15 - Mac lipstick - Hot Tahiti Day 66,01/14/15 - Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Matte - La Sensuelle Day 67,01/15/15 - Covergirl Colourlicious lipstick - #330 Ravishing Raspberry Day 68,01/16/15 - Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous - #152 Insaisissable Day 69,01/17/15 - Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous - #145 Rayonnante Day 70,01/18/15 - Laura Mercier Sheer lip balm - Tender lips Day 71,01/19/15 - Butter London Moisture Matte lipstick - Come to Bed Red Day 72,01/20/15 - Covergirl Colourlicious lipstick - #325 Spellbound Day 73,01/21/15 - Maybelline Rebel - Orchid Ecstacy Day 74,01/22/15 - Tom Ford Violet Fatale Day 75,01/23/15 - Sephora Luster Matte Longwear Lipcolour - Scarlet Day 76,01/24/15 - Tom Ford - Wild Ginger Day 77,01/25/15 - Wet n Wild Megalast lipstick - Red Velvet Day 78,01/26/15 - YSL Rouge Volupte Shine - Fuschia in Excess Day 79,01/27/15 - ColourPop Lippie stick - Trixie Day 80,01/28/15 - Hourglass Femme Rouge lipstick - Fever Day 81,01/29/15 - Tom Ford - Bruised Plum Day 82,01/30/15 - NARS Audacious - Vera Day 83,01/31/15 - Tom Ford Lips & Boys - Cooper Day 84,02/01/15 - Urban Decay - F Bomb Day 85,02/02/15 - Hourglass Femme Rouge Crème - Raven Day 86,02/03/15 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil - Majella Day 87,02/04/15 - NYX Simple Matte lip crayon - Maraschino Day 88,02/05/15 - WnW Lip balm stain - Redioactive Day 89,02/06/15 - 1) Mac - Hang Up 2) Chanel Rouge Coco-454 Jean Day 90,02/07/15 - Tom Ford Lips & Boys - Leonardo Day 91,02/08/15 - Revlon Fire and Ice Day 92,02/09/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - Luciano Day 93,02/10/15 - NYX Matte lipstick - Perfect Red Day 94,02/11/15 - Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating lipstick  Gabrielle Day 95,02/12/15 - Marc Jacobs Le Marc lipstick - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Day 96,02/13/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - Jack Day 97,02/14/15 - Tom Ford Cherry Lush Day 98,02/15/15 - Covergirl Lip Perfection in Tempt Day 99,02/16/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - Didier Day 100,02/17/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - Pablo Day 101,02/18/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - Francesco Day 102,02/19/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - Giacamo Day 103,02/20/15 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil - Palais Royale Day 104,02/21/15 - Tom Ford - Aphrodisiac Day 105,02/22/15 - 1) Laura Mercier Lip Paint - Fuschia Mauve; 2) Chanel Rouge Allure - 134 Audacieuse Day 106,02/23/15 - Marc Jacobs LeMarc lipstick - Boy Gorgeous Day 1, 11/10/14 - Maybelline Vivids in Vivid Rose.Day 2, 11/11/14 - NARS Funny FaceDay 3, 11/12/14 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil - YuDay 4, 11/13/14 - NARS Audacious in AnnabelleDay 5, 11/14/14 - NARS Audacious in CharlotteDay 6, 11/15/14 - CK One Pure Color in 610-Bite MeDay 7, 11/16/14 - Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Color in Electric VioletDay 8, 11/17/14 - YSL Rouge Volupte #34 Rose AsarineDay 9, 11/18/14 - BITE Beauty High Pigment pencil - WinterberryDay 10,11/19/14 - CHANEL Rouge Allure in PalpitanteDay 11,11/20/14 - YSL Rouge Pur Couture in #40 Rouge ErosDay 12,11/21/14 - BITE Matte Lip Crayon in FramboiseDay 13,11/22/14 - NARS Red LizardDay 14,11/23/14 - Bobbi Brown Art Stick in Bright RaspberryDay 15,11/24/14 - NYX Matte lipstick in AriaDay 16,11/25/14 - Burts Bees tinted lip balmDay 17,11/26/14 - CHANEL Rouge Allure in ExalteeDay 18,11/27/14 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil in LuxemburgDay 19,11/28/14 - Wet n Wild Megalast lipstick - Purty PersimmonDay 20,11/29/14 - BITE Beauty crème lipstick (mini duo) in PalominoDay 21,11/30/14 - Maybelline VIVDS in Hot PlumDay 22,12/01/14 - Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Colour in Old HollywoodDay 23,12/02/14 - CoverGirl lipstick in SpellboundDay 24,12/03/14 - CHANEL Rouge Allure in IncandescenteDay 25,12/04/14 - Urban Decay Revolution lipstick - 69Day 26,12/05/14 - Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Colour - Pink BlossomDay 27,12/06/14 - BITE Beauty Matte Lip Crayon - FraiseDay 28,12/07/14 - Sephora Luster Matte Longwear Lip - MulberryDay 29,12/08/14 - NYX Matte Lip Cream in AmsterdamDay 30,12/09/14 - NARS Audacious lipstick in JanetDay 31,12/10/14 - WnW Megalast lipstick in Stoplight RedDay 32,12/11/14 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil - Jardin Des PlantesDay 33,12/12/14 - BITE Beauty High Pigment Pencil - CranberryDay 34,12/13/14 - 1) UD Revolution lipstick in Venom;  2) Revlon Colourburst lipstick in Fucshia.Day 35,12/14/14 - NYX matte lipstick in Bloody MaryDay 36,12/15/14 - BITE Beauty mini - VioletDay 37,12/16/14 - Estee Lauder Pure Envy - EnviousDay 38,12/17/14 - Lancome Rouge in Love - St. HonoreDay 39,12/18/14 - NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Mysterious RedDay 40,12/19/14 - 1) Revlon Kissable lipbalm in Lovesick; 2) NARS satin lip pencil in Hyde ParkDay 41,12/20/14 - 1) Estee Lauder Pure Envy-?? 2) NARS Satin pencil in Luxemburg (repeat)Day 42,12/21/14 - Bobbi Brown Sheer lip colour - Hot RaspberryDay 43,12/22/14 - BITE Beauty lipstick in ZinDay 44,12/23/14 - Milani lipstick - Uptown MauveDay 45,12/24/14 - Butter London Moisture Matte lipstick - Ruby MurrayDay 46,12/25/14 - Revlon - Cherries in the SnowDay 47,12/26/14 - NARS Audacious lipstick - FannyDay 48,12/27/14 - Butter London Lippy Balm lipstick - Abbey RoseDay 49,12/28/14 - Butter London Moisture Matte lipstick - Old BlightyDay 50,12/29/14 - Covergirl Rich Lipstick in DivineDay 51,12/30/14 - NARS Hardwired lipstick in Deadly CatchDay 52,12/31/14 - Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate - 29Day 53,01/01/15 - ColourPop Lippie Stick in Ellarie (matte)Day 54,01/02/15 - Smashbox Be Legendary lipstick - LegendaryDay 55,01/03/15 - Wet n Wild Balm Stain - FashionistaDay 56,01/04/15 - NYX Simply Irresistible Lip Cream  (lip crayon)- SeductionDay 57,01/05/15 - Bobbi Brown Rich Lip Colour - Cosmic RaspberryDay 58,01/06/15 - NYX Butter lipstick - Hot TamaleDay 59,01/07/15 - Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet - La RomanesqueDay 60,01/08/15 - ColourPop lippie stick in FlawlessDay 61,01/09/15 - Bite Beauty High Pigment Pencil - PomegrenateDay 62,01/10/15 - Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate - #31Day 63,01/11/15 - Lancôme Rouge in Love - Violette CoquetteDay 64,01/12/15 - Hourglass Femme Rouge Velvet Crème lipstick - VintageDay 65,01/13/15 - Mac lipstick - Hot TahitiDay 66,01/14/15 - Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Matte - La SensuelleDay 67,01/15/15 - Covergirl Colourlicious lipstick - #330 Ravishing RaspberryDay 68,01/16/15 - Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous - #152 InsaisissableDay 69,01/17/15 - Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous - #145 RayonnanteDay 70,01/18/15 - Laura Mercier Sheer lip balm - Tender lipsDay 71,01/19/15 - Butter London Moisture Matte lipstick - Come to Bed RedDay 72,01/20/15 - Covergirl Colourlicious lipstick - #325 SpellboundDay 73,01/21/15 - Maybelline Rebel - Orchid EcstacyDay 74,01/22/15 - Tom Ford Violet FataleDay 75,01/23/15 - Sephora Luster Matte Longwear Lipcolour - ScarletDay 76,01/24/15 - Tom Ford - Wild GingerDay 77,01/25/15 - Wet n Wild Megalast lipstick - Red VelvetDay 78,01/26/15 - YSL Rouge Volupte Shine - Fuschia in ExcessDay 79,01/27/15 - ColourPop Lippie stick - TrixieDay 80,01/28/15 - Hourglass Femme Rouge lipstick - FeverDay 81,01/29/15 - Tom Ford - Bruised PlumDay 82,01/30/15 - NARS Audacious - VeraDay 83,01/31/15 - Tom Ford Lips & Boys - CooperDay 84,02/01/15 - Urban Decay - F BombDay 85,02/02/15 - Hourglass Femme Rouge Crème - RavenDay 86,02/03/15 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil - MajellaDay 87,02/04/15 - NYX Simple Matte lip crayon - MaraschinoDay 88,02/05/15 - WnW Lip balm stain - RedioactiveDay 89,02/06/15 - 1) Mac - Hang Up 2) Chanel Rouge Coco-454 JeanDay 90,02/07/15 - Tom Ford Lips & Boys - LeonardoDay 91,02/08/15 - Revlon Fire and IceDay 92,02/09/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - LucianoDay 93,02/10/15 - NYX Matte lipstick - Perfect RedDay 94,02/11/15 - Chanel Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating lipstick  GabrielleDay 95,02/12/15 - Marc Jacobs Le Marc lipstick - Kiss Kiss Bang BangDay 96,02/13/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - JackDay 97,02/14/15 - Tom Ford Cherry LushDay 98,02/15/15 - Covergirl Lip Perfection in TemptDay 99,02/16/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - DidierDay 100,02/17/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - PabloDay 101,02/18/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - FrancescoDay 102,02/19/15 - Tom Ford Lips and Boys - GiacamoDay 103,02/20/15 - NARS Satin Lip Pencil - Palais RoyaleDay 104,02/21/15 - Tom Ford - AphrodisiacDay 105,02/22/15 - 1) Laura Mercier Lip Paint - Fuschia Mauve; 2) Chanel Rouge Allure - 134 AudacieuseDay 106,02/23/15 - Marc Jacobs LeMarc lipstick - Boy Gorgeous Day 107,02/24/15 - 1) Mac Rich Mineral lipstick - So Good; 2) Stila Balm lipstick - Gemma Day 108,02/25/15 - 1)Sephora Luster Matte - Magenta; 2) UD Revolution - Catfight; 3) Revlon Fuchsia Fusion; 4)Laura Mercier - Red Amour Day 109, 02/26/15 - Tom Ford Plum Lush Day 110, 02/27/15 - Gucci Moisture Rich Lipstick - Fiery Fuchsia
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HALL OF FAMER SDdenm / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I will DEF participate in 30 days of pink! Haha...but I think it also fits in nicely with the spring challenge lyra started. Do it! Even I posted a handful of times in y... see post
Saving & Preparing for Barney's Mid-Feb Awesome Love Yourself GWP ($250?)
Updates & FAQs:   HERE IS THE MARCH 2015 (Ladies') BAG !     Barney's Spring Bag Event is: March 10-14, 2015!   SA's in stores (all beauty counters at Barneys locations) are accepting pre orders NOW.     The order amount for the GWP is $200 this time (not $250!).   Want to order from an SA in store?  Scroll down in the thread for ordering info/SA contact information.   Brand information: There are some brands NOT sold on Barney's website that are available if you place an order with an SA through a brick and mortar store .  We are working to compile a list.   *I contacted the Beverly Hills Barney's location by phone but they were unable to give me any information on beauty brands not on the website that are available in store.  Yuck. *I talked with Anna O. in Apothecary at Barney's BH, but she said she didn't know anything about Barney's.com and couldn't tell me what brands they offered that weren't online. *I have left a message with the concierge at Barney's New York -  Manhattan flagship store asking specifically for a list of beauty brands sold in store so I can compare myself (or if they know which ones are in store that are not available on Barneys.com that would be great, but after talked to BH location I doubt it), we will see if they call me back.  Update: They never returned my call. *I have emailed Barneys CS to ask about beauty brands sold in store - no answer. Update: still no answer. *I also emailed Irene, she did confirm no Guerlain or Tom Ford cosmetics.   Chanel - Even thought it's not available on Barney's website, it is available to order through an SA in store (see the thread for more information). Tom Ford - I believe fragrances are available through Barney's in store and online; cosmetics are not (not even through an SA in store). Guerlain - It seems like this brand is not available (not even through an SA in store). Shu Uemera - Online reviews say this brand can be purchased through the Barney's Chicago store.   Please post your additional info in the thread and I can update this FAQ list.   *************   Favorite Barney's product recs welcome!  Let's discuss our favorite products they offer, our wish lists, and what we'll be ordering to get the GWP!   The backstory:  Spoiler (Highlight to read) I am eagerly anticipating the Feb Barney's GWP, which is one of the best I've ever gotten.  I'm going to place a pre-order with the NYC store (through the store it seems even better/get extras!).  I'm filling my Barney's Favorites list online to keep track, as I pull together my order...     I have been putting off other purchases and saving my pennies!  I will stock up on a few basics, and a few news/splurges.  Cash has been tight for me the last 6-9mos, so I have been really looking forward to this purchase.   What are you thinking of getting?  What products do you love that are sold at Barneys?  Recommendations - want to trys!?   This is the place to get excited with me...   P.S. I don't think the official word is out on the dates (previously their big twice-annual GWP have started on Wed or Thurs, and the last two years this one started on Feb 10, and Feb 13th... so I'm thinking if I'm lucky this Love Yourself bag will start Feb 11 or 12, 2015).  If you have rumors or insider info let me know! I am eagerly anticipating the Feb Barney's GWP, which is one of the best I've ever gotten.  I'm going to place a pre-order with the NYC store (through the store it seems even better/get extras!).  I'm filling my Barney's Favorites list online to keep track, as I pull together my order...   I have been putting off other purchases and saving my pennies!  I will stock up on a few basics, and a few news/splurges.  Cash has been tight for me the last 6-9mos, so I have been really looking forward to this purchase. What are you thinking of getting?  What products do you love that are sold at Barneys?  Recommendations - want to trys!? This is the place to get excited with me... P.S. I don't think the official word is out on the dates (previously their big twice-annual GWP have started on Wed or Thurs, and the last two years this one started on Feb 10, and Feb 13th... so I'm thinking if I'm lucky this Love Yourself bag will start Feb 11 or 12, 2015).  If you have rumors or insider info let me know!       Here are some pics of previous Love Yourself February Bags :   (2012 and 2014)  
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HALL OF FAMER TheSocialQuota / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That is sad, but at least it is finally getting to you. see post
FALL 2015 COLLECTIONS
My OCD started kicking after meganlisa suggested the creation of the Summer thread so why not have a Fall one already just to keep ourselves organized?    Here we go   Burberry and Dior Fall 2015 (Found by Rhiannon1419)   Spring Collections -  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Spring-2015-Collections/td-p/1825800 Summer Collections -  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /SUMMER-2015-COLLECTIONS/td-p/1927119
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BEAUTY WHIZ MalibuAj / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Haha, definitely :D My eyes want the pompom to connect to her chin! see post
Most used products and the ones we always repurchase!
I am sure we all have some products that we use the most and then we "run" to Sephora (or other stores) to repurchase and stock up on it, with a thought - "Just in case or I am about to finish up my other one, so I might as well pick up a back up now... etc" .    What are your most used products, the ones you know you'll go and repurchase no matter what?    Mine are: - Anastasia Brow Wiz -  ohh boy - this is one of my little fave things that I use the most and I buy few of them a year, just because I use it so often. - Nars Creamy Consealer - does its job, so smooth and gives me the coverage I need! - When Travelmate face masque <3 - so amazing, portable, and  travel safe/mess free!!  
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BEAUTY BOSS DrProducts / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Have you tried the force that binds the universe, aka duct tape? you'd have to redo it each time, but it could be worth a shot. see post
What is your dream beauty purchase?
You know how sometimes you see something you REALLY REALLY WANT, or fell in love at first sight, but does not have the fund or justification for getting them due to price/your stash no matter how much you tried? or it was released 5yrs before you wanted and not available anywhere? Do you have anything like that and what are they?   Sulwhasoo is another Asian brand that have recently reached popularity in US, but while browsing their skincare line, I stumbled upon their powders and HOLY MOLY! Look at this packaging! That's from Bergdorf Goodman for $150. I've got 3 compact and 4 jars of meteorites so I absolutely cannot justify it. But at least you can buy it if you want to, I don't even know where to buy this one: That is up on their brand website. Another pretty that I would totally get if available but unfortunately is not is the Dior Lace powder compact: Image curtesy of Beautylish. There's another absolutely stunning, ridiculously intricate/gorgeous Chanel eyeshadow compact that I saved an image of but can't find right now, will share eye candy later.   But anyways, what is your dream beauty purchase?
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BEAUTY BOSS dioradict / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Nordstrom Online has the Dior My Lady Blush available online. if anyone is looking for it :) see post
MOTD: Mask Of The Day!
I thought it'd be fun to create a thread where we share our 'mask faces'! I'd love to see how lovely & silly you all look with masks on It'd be great if you mention the name of the mask you are using as well!   I'll start things off!   Tonight I am using the Lush Magnaminty mask  
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BEAUTY SAVANT BlueEyeAli / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Bliss multi-'face'-eted all-in-one anti-aging clay mask. So when I put it on I was very happy with it, it smelt very nice (minty) and the grain of it was very fine.... see post
Makeup Goals... What are you trying to improve on?
Hey fellow Bt'ers. I know we have so many threads about what we are wanting to buy and what collections and new products are coming up... I thought it would be fun to have a thread that we could share our makeup goals in. It can be about what techniques you want to improve on and what part of your collection you are looking to expand. I look forward to reading all of yours please feel free to update your progress   I'll start.... For my makeup.... I want to improve my contouring and my eyeshadow blending...for that I need to expand my brush collection. I literally  have about 8 brushes to do all my looks. I also want to improve my eyeliner technique...its lacking big time. I need to expand my blushes...im such a scaredy cat when it comes to putting on bold blushes.
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HALL OF FAMER TKLJ / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The empties thread is really fun. I can use up plenty of foils and everyday stuff like makeup remover, but I'd really like to use up a few color products this year, and ... see post
Sample Saturday
As 2014 comes to a close, I have resolved to actually  use  my samples in 2015. I've seen some other ladies make similar statements on here as well.  So... I've established "Sample Saturday". Every Saturday I plan to pick a sample (or two) and use it!  I thought this would be a fun way for me to use my sample stash and I wanted a way to record my thoughts so I thought I'd start a thread.    If you want to play along, grab a sample and let's get going!  I thought we could post what product we are trying and our first impressions, adding follow up information when necessary.    Tonight I am trying:   * Phyto Tous Cheveux Secret De Nuit; Intense Hydration Regenerating Night Cream First impression: It's not heavy or greasy, as I thought it would be. I applied it to towel-dried hair after I got out of the shower.  I like that it's not heavy but so far I don't feel like it's moisturizing my hair at all. I applied extra to the ends of my hair as they are very dry and damaged (I need a haircut). We shall see how my hair feels in the morning!   * Stella Body Lotion (from the delight promo) First impression: This lotion smells lovely but it's really watery and I don't feel like it moisturizes my skin at all. I prefer heavy lotions and wear primarily body butters. It smells amazing and is by far my best smelling lotion, it's just too watery and lightweight for me. I will, however, continue to use it because it smells so *$#^ delicious! =0) We'll see if my skin feels moisturized in the morning. 
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HALL OF FAMER njattana / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I had high hopes, I have a sample of another product from this brand but I'm not as excited to try it now 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 Blackwhiskey / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
if the lipstick had life, i think it'd be like 'hehehehehehehehe' see post
VINTAGE BEAUTY VIDEOS !
i have a secret love of watching vintage beauty ads, but i just came across these tutorials and i had to share. i can't get enough. i love how some advice is clearly very dated, and some is undeniably timeless !    1930s   1940s   1950s (i'm having trouble finding a proper 50s one)   1960s  
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BEAUTY MASTER NancieNano / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Her  soothing voice makes me sleepy.......... see post
Is there a push to look a certain way?
- How has beauty standards changed around the world?
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NikaBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi N01007837,   I agree with lylysa - this is a broad question! Any particular angle you'd like to examine? I remember watching a documentary (I believe it's called ... see post
What are the beauty products you can't live without?
If all your beauty products disappeared for some reason, which are the 5 items that you would repurchase first without any doubt ? In other words, these items would very likely be your holy grail products which you couldn't live without in your makeup collection. (If you can, try to list the products in order, having the most important item as your first time on your list)   1. Lip product: Fresh lip balm! It can be used as a lipbalm and can also give your lips color!   2. Mascara: ROLLER LASH! This is what make my eyes pop and open up.   3. A creamy concealer! Nars creamy concealer or the MUFE full cover concealer. It covers up the imperfections on my skin.   4. A palette! I This palette must be a holy grail that I could use for my eyes, nose (contouring), brows, and even my cheek! Then this could save me from having a few less items out of the 5.   5. Last but not least, I have to give my last item to my chloe love story perfume (or MJ daisy dream)! I love to smell great and fresh all day, cos the perfume I sprayed on could definitely affect the mood I am in that day       Thank goodness my makeup hasn’t disappeared, since it would be super hard and to choose only 5 items! I find this question really challenging (but fun at the same time) when I was asked by my cousins and friends who came to visit me. They were shocked by all the beauty products I have in my room. I know 5 products aren't enough, but I wanted to know what products would be on list of the others.   Let me know what your list would be like. I am really interested in knowing what would be the few items that all you lovelies couldn't live without    
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HALL OF FAMER StyleLynn / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
My Current Five Favorite Beauty Products:   1)MUFE HD - Foundation in 110 2)Dior - Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Mascara 3)Marc Jacobs - Highliner Gel Eye Crayon in Blacq... see post
Favorite cheapies that work!!
So I've been thinking lately, I spend so much money on high end beauty products and need to draw the line somewhere. Case and point I love body washes and creams but do I really need to spend so much money on those things? Prior to a couple of years ago, Olay was working just fine. So while in Target a few weeks ago I noticed the suave naturals line of body products and was curious given it's claims  "clinically proven..." the same as this brand or same ingredients, etc. So I bought the one comparable to Origins body wash and I'm so surprised that it actually leaves my skin soft and moisturized. Next I bought the lotion comparable to Moroccan oil and it's one of the best lotions that actually leaves my skin smooth, moisturized, and soft until I shower again. What drugstore, cheap, or often dismissed brand surprised you lately with better than expected quality?  
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BEAUTY WHIZ MalibuAj / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Just purchased it yesterday, ended up trying it out last night. I only used it to remove face makeup- concealer, blush, bronzer - I had to use a few cotton pads. But, it... see post
Beauty mistakes and regrets, let's talk about them!
Whether it’s blue eye shadow, sharpie brows or experimental beauty looks gone wrong, we all have beauty mistakes or regrets.   I was looking back at some pictures from a few years ago and I found myself staring at my barely there eyebrows. I over plucked them, they were super thin and I didn’t even care to fill them in, lol!   Lemme just show you my biggest regrets, in no particular order, these all make me cringe and want to go back in time.   Super thin brows Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Red eye shadow (I don’t regret using the color but the fact that I didn’t know how to wear it properly, this is from 2008, I was in HS) Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Not taking care of my skin during High School (forever thankful to my mother for taking me to a dermatologist, I can tell you laser is worth it! - College Freshman, 2010)   Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Now this pictures are a forever reminder of what not to do   What’s your biggest beauty regret or mistake?       -Yackie
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HALL OF FAMER ballerinagrl / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It's as grey and rainy as England right now, so maybe not ... ;) see post
It pained you terribly to get rid off...
So once I finally released my Nars face products were causing me to break out, I had to throw them all away. All of my blushes, my bronzer and highlighter. On the bright side, I finally truly released what type of products were causing me issues and purged them as well. This was years ago, but does can anyone else relate to my story?
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HALL OF FAMER greenporchlights / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Right?? see post
Show us your vanity/make up set up!
I searched around and saw storage but not many vanities.     I just got my vanity in today, I'm probably going to get a chest to store everything else, because these drawers are small! They also don't open all the way.  This is my set up for now.   Whats your set up like? 
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HALL OF FAMER Blackwhiskey / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
All my other makeup is stored away, well. not stored but I have it organized on another set, this is immediate stuff, or stuff I use on a daily basis so that I don't hav... 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 SDdenm / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Happening for sure over here! I bought two today, ordered 2, and probably gonna get some more tomorrow after the gym!  see post