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gmoss90
meterorites
Ok beauty masters.  I'm thinking of purchasing those infamous meteorites during the 4x point week. I need your advice...do I need to order the bigger box or the cheaper box, or purchase both?  I mean, is it worth the $ to buy both or should I just get one?  Ive noticed several of you guys have both.  I'm fair skinned and freckled, hazel eyes, and blonde hair.  Any thoughts?n
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talinder
HALL OF FAMER talinder / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I don't know anyone who has used an entire box of ballz so I would recommend the smaller pack. see post
LadyBastet
Interested in info on Tinted Brow Gel with brush
Recently, my left brow is turning lighter than my right and I really would like to try the tinted brow gel that comes in a container like mascara. I think it may look more natural. I've tried tons of different brow pencils, but I can never get them to look right. Same with the powders and pomades. My problem - and question - is two-fold: 1st - Do these products work and look natural? Are they easy to use? I'm hoping that "tinted" doesn't mean "painted"! LOL 2nd - My brows - at least my right one - are dark brown, almost black. My hair is colored red. Should I stick with the dark or go with auburn? Help, please!!
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killerteeth
BEAUTY WHIZ killerteeth / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
oh my gosh I swear by Blinc's eyebrow mousse. I too chose it due to the lack of sparkle.   Tangent: Why do some companies put sparkle in their eyebrow products?  What'... see post
Deebi
contouring
I want t to start contouring my face but want to make sure I buy the best products for my skin type. I am over 50 Latina with a round face medium/light complexion with yellow undertones. I wear Mac NO 25 foundation and have T zone oily SKIN. Smash Box contouring kit has been recommended.
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Noraxx3
BEAUTY MAVEN Noraxx3 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
ive heard! def getting my hands on it soon see post
gmoss90
ok beauties, I need organization advice!!
I have bought sooo many lippies here lately, especially when bite rereleased their double ended lippiesvand the 4 pack of lip stick, Marc Jacobs released his, and of course Kat von d recent release, I've amassed quite a few lippies and have at least 5 more coming! (The UPS man hates me!) Sooooo I need advice from you guys on how to organize them.  I will say my eyesight is awful so I cant read the colors on the bottom of the lippies.  I have an ikea table with 5 drawers with drawer organizers from bed bath and beyond, but they are getting full!  I noticed curiouscannible had hers in acrylic stackable thing.  Good idea but, should I organize them by brand, or color?? And if by color, what about the double ended bite ones?  So come on guys, give me your secrets!!
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gmoss90
BEAUTY PRO gmoss90 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Good idea!  Thanks! see post
RMOR86
do wayne goss books exist?
I love, love, love Wayne Goss! I know that he's got hundreds of You Tube tutorials, and a new line of makeup brushes...but my question is, does he have any books out?! I've been hunting online & checked out my Barnes & Noble and haven't found anything. How great would that be! If anyone has come across one please let me know :-)
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY MASTER andyhtrieu / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
No, he has no books.    If you want to read makeup books, I can recommend: Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual Kevyn Aucoin Making Faces KA Face Forward KA The Art of Makeu... see post
candacebt
Post a link to your Beauty Blog!
Hi BT'ers! Because it is Valentine's Day and I LUVVVE you, I wanted to give you a little gift.   This thread is for you to post LINKS (yes links!) to your personal Beauty Blog. Not anyone else's, just yours.   We are a community after all, and we want to support each other. So show a little love and visit your fellow BTer's beauty blog.   And if you are thinking of starting a blog, do it! Then come back and post the link.*   <3, Candace Your friendly Community Manager   *1 link and 1 blog per member*
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killerteeth
BEAUTY WHIZ killerteeth / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Thanks for the love, CandaceBT!  My blog is http://landofladythings.blogspot.com/   It's mostly reviews, and I'm not incredibly active on it. However, whatever I revie... see post
karsonbeauty99
Becoming A Makeup Artist
Hello! My name is Karson, and I am a fifteen year old sophomore in high school. At this age all anybody ever asks me is "What do you want to be when you get out out of high school?" My answer is always that I would love to be a makeup artist. Whenever I tell people this, they laugh and say that I can't live off of being a makeup artist. But if makeup is my passion, I think I can prove them wrong. If people such as Wayne Goss, Jaclyn Hill, and Michelle Phan can do it…why can't I?    I have a few issues with proceeding to this career though. My family is very tight on money, even if I ask for drugstore makeup for my birthday my mother yells at me. Nobody is supportive about my decision. And there are no makeup classes for people my age in the area of where I live.    So, I come here for advice. How could I convince to my parents that makeup artistry is a career that I can gradually get into, and what should I do if they continue to be unsupportive?    I am also looking into colleges or schools to go to when I get out of high school but I don't know where to start. Should I be looking up cosmetology schools, or just plain makeup artistry schools? 
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dolceloure
HALL OF FAMER dolceloure / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Everyone's already given such great advice, and I don't want to be repetitive! I was wondering, have you ever considered being a rep for Avon or Mary Kay? I think you're... see post
kssweetheart
Do You See What I See? It's Something New....Feel free to add your new, fun finds too.
It's something bold, something new, something (that should never be) borrowed, something (that comes in) blue!   It's Ciate LashLights - it's a lash tip mascara that has FullFlutterFoam Technology!! (sounds impressive) It comes in Nymph (green) Surreal (aqua) Famous (pink) and Electric (blue) I wish it came in a purple/aubergine color, which my green eyes favor.    What do you guys think of this? Will you try it? Have you tried it? What colors do you think you'd try? Will I give in and get it? and in what color? Any thoughts or 'tips'?   Please post any new interesting finds of your own, I don't always think to regularly check out all the new products, maybe this will be a fun way to share cool things we think are special finds - for better or for worse.   EDIT - Really? Why'd it break up my 'feel' in the thread title? It could not have been this users error! At least I don't think so. Sure, the one thing I can't change/edit. Dag Nabbit! Guess that's the eerily prophetic 'for worse' part I mentioned!   EDITED EDIT - oops, my bad. It showed up on my screen with 'FEE' on the 1st line and the 'L' on the 2nd line. But when I saw it posted 'feel' came out right, false alarm.
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gogreyhound
HALL OF FAMER gogreyhound / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
One can never have too much Jensen...heavy sigh.... see post
gmoss90
Too Faced or Guerlain?
I know a lot of you beauties out there have those little pearl powder.  Im thinking of getting some but which is best for fair and freckled skin? And which shade? TIA
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gmoss90
BEAUTY PRO gmoss90 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Thank you annypoo for your insight!  see post
gmoss90
MIA? LUNA? BOTH!!
Just thot id share what works best for me.  I use the mia in the morning in the shower with my sheshido cleanser, thus avoiding getting makeup in the brush head.  Then I use the luna at night with my estee lauder cream cleanser.  The silicone bristles are a cinch to clean make up off.  I j u st lather some bath/body works antibacterial soap on it and it cleans right up.  I would love to hear other suggestions on this.  I will say my skin is glowing because im getting the best of both worlds!
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gulnaz
skin care
hi guys... can you please help me a lil abut the skin care products... i wanted to buy sum sort of serum or night cream or anything which can actually whitens my skin as i hav lost my real complxnsion years back.. white flawless and even tone :/ plz help !! xox
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gulnaz
gulnaz / RISING STAR / replied
thankyou so much sweet heart!! love frm pakistan :) see post
floweer27
dry/flaky/cracked/redness skin HELP
i have very dry flaky skin between my eyebrows nose and chin it is very frustrating having to wear make up and it looks all scaly and cracked and is always peeling Ive used many of the mac foundations (great coverage) and currently using bare minerals foundation nothing seems to help on top of that in the areas where my skin is dry i have red patches help anyone! idk what makeup to wear anymore
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jemly
BEAUTY WHIZ jemly / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
this is definitely something to be tackled via skincare, not foundation. please let us know what your current skincare routine is (am / pm), and we can help tackle the s... see post
Emylulu
Makeup look
What products do I need to make this look?
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chlotam
BEAUTY MASTER chlotam / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
For the eyes I would use the Chanel Raffinement Quad, using the second lightest tan shade on the lid, with the light taupe in the crease and the darkest shade in the out... see post
Emylulu
Concert Makeup
What is the best long lasting makeup to use for a concert?  And how to stop your concealer from creasing?
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY MASTER andyhtrieu / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Are you going to be performing or are you going to be in the audience? see post
kssweetheart
Insecure? Google Chrome says I am.
Hi - I was checking out my shopping cart when I noticed that Google Chrome posted a 'warning shield' which states "this page includes scripts from unauthenticated sources" and "this page has insecure content".   Obviously there's a much longer explanation when you click 'learn more' but those are the just the highlights.   Anyone else seeing this or have more info about it? Thanks.
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gogreyhound
HALL OF FAMER gogreyhound / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
this is all new to me, but sounds like you should check it out!  see post
sayreah
Moisturizer for acne prone/oily/dry patches
I need a recommendation for a moisturizer or moisturizer regimen for someone that is acne prone. I have oily skin but with pretty dry patches.
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gmoss90
NEWBIE HERE SO BE GENTLE
Does anyone know if a product is out of stock online but I found it in a store 100 miles away, will that store ship it to me or am I gonna have to plan a dadgum fieldtrip for a $19 product?  TIA
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi gmoss90,   The store is not able to ship out items to clients. If the item is available online, but is not available in the store, you can always call your local ... see post
lynneanne
does anyone else have the problem with their clarsonic needing to be charged after 3 days of use?
hello, I have the clarsonic ARIA and i have noticed that the battery dies about every 3 days and it needs to go back on the charger. I thought this was a little too often and I wanted to get some feedback from other people if this is normal or mine may be defective. I have only had it for a month. Granted, I use it twice a day morning and night and i use one full cycle and then about half of the next since it always turns off when i am almost done.
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notcreative
HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
My husband always says I look like Sarah Jessica Parker (I disagree).  I love her though, so she can play me.   I just use my phone's camera for everything.  I have a ... see post
kssweetheart
Wishing a Happy and Healthy 4th of July to all.
This was one of my Dad's favorite holidays, so it's a little bittersweet not having that All American Patriotic Man with us this year.   He always did fireworks for us and the neighbors. How did he get them? Don't ask, Don't tell!! Or as they said in 'his' Navy "Loose Lips Sink Ships!"   My All time Favorite 4th of July Moment ~ When the Pinwheel 'firework' he attached to the tree came off after it started spinning and  quite literally  Chased Him Up The Street!!   If only we had a video camera.    My Least Fave 4th of July Moment ~ When the Tooth Fairy didn't come to get my tooth one 4th of July. My Mother explained that, as it turns out, the Tooth Fairy is afraid of fireworks! Just in case any of you had the same traumatic event happen in your young life.   What are your All Time Fave and/or Least Fave moments?   Safe travels and safe fireworks to all ~ please think of my Dad should you see a "Pinwheel". (that man could run  fast! )
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starsandbucks
HALL OF FAMER starsandbucks / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I also lost my dad this year. He was very proud of his time in the Army and his service to his country and always enjoyed the 4th as well. We always had a flag hanging o... see post
kssweetheart
Did you know that your Clarisonic can be engraved??
Yup! Apparently all models, except the Pro model, have a free engraving offer if you purchase through Clarisonic! Just saw it on their website.    It made me wonder what people have asked to have engraved on their Clarisonics.......so....   What name would you have engraved on your Clarisonic? I think this could be a lot of fun.   I'm undecided, but "U Can't Touch This" and "Please **kssweetheart** Don't Hurt Em!' are both contenders (both MC Hammer references)   How about you guys and gals?    
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glossforevery1
Just wanted to post today's makeup items and some serious regulars this month!!"
glossforevery1
BEAUTY PRO glossforevery1 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
They are GREAT, I love using them as lipsticks too!! see post
Nickinopants
Trooper Eyeliner
Thank you, thank you, thank you Kat and Sephora. I am 47 years of age and Australian. I have looked literally all my life for a black eyeliner that will stay put. I continually get colour transfer to the crease of my upper lid and the colour ends up a greyish tone. Finally (after trying another 10 eyeliners in the last 6 months) I found Kat's "Trooper" - WOW! I am blown away - finally I have an eyeliner that I can wear. The colour stays black and doesn't budge - AT ALL! Thanks again guys - you rock!
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Nickinopants, I agree, the Kat Von D Tattoo Liner is awesome! It is my go-to liquid eyeliner. I also recently gave one to a friend and she was equally as impressed.... see post
AmyDavis530
Bedtime Beauty Routine
Hey Girls,   What is everyone's nightly beauty/skin care treatment routine? Please include brand names (face wash, make-up remover, moisturizer, etc.)   Thank you!
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xpap
BEAUTY BOSS xpap / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Awesome tip jxw200! It looks like they've reduced the number of samples from 9 to 6 but this is still great. I just put in a sample order for many products I was on the ... see post
ShannonMac
How can I combine two sephora accounts?
I just remembered the sign in to my old account and I have almost 100 points I would love to be able to add to the account i currently use. If someone could help that would be awesome!
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ShannonMac
ShannonMac / RISING STAR / replied
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Ganghi
Should I use a moisturizer before applying the tanning mousse. .
lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
KB is right, moisturizers create a barrier on skin so tanners won't take as well. Think of it like this, if your skin cells are all moisturized/hydrated, they're less pr... see post
kssweetheart
IT Cosmetics Lovers (or Future IT Lovers) Alert
Just a 'heads up' for any IT Cosmetic loyalists or anyone interested in experimenting with IT - QVC has an "IT Collection" as a Today's Special Value.  "IT's All About You! - Your 5 Piece Customer Favorites" You get -   1. Bye-Bye Under Eye Full Coverage Waterproof Concealer (this formula is new & exclusive to QVC until 12/31/14) 2. Celebration Foundation  3. CC+ Radiance Palette (New & Exclusive to QVC until 7/31/14) 4. Brow Power Universal Pencil 5. Dual Ended Complexion Brush (New & Exclusive to QVC until 12/31/14)   There are 5 foundation colors to choose from and the concealer will coordinate with the foundation. You can make a one time only purchase (Item # 255578) or choose Auto-Delivery (Item #259059) The TSV price is $59.96 plus $7.22 shipping & handling. (plus any tax) After today the QVC Price will be $72.50 and if sold separately, the items would cost $169.00 - I think IT''s an excellent value.   Please Note - The Auto-Delivery comes approx. every 90 days for 2 years (you can make changes or cancel by calling CS or online) and the refills come without  the brush and the price is then $49.54 plus shipping & handling (plus tax)   The price only lasts until 6/22/14 @ 2:59a EST (It's technically the TSV for 6/21/14)   The CC+ Raciance Palette has 3 products, one to brighten and a bronzer and a blush. Check out Q's website for more details.   PLEASE - If you order this collection, please review all info I've provided above and verify that is correct and true before hitting that little "Order" button. Thanks.    Yes, I just ordered mine in Fair, along with a lip liner and gloss duo - I can't wait until "IT" arrives!!!   Go ahead, be an IT Girl! 
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kssweetheart
HALL OF FAMER kssweetheart / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi there! Wasn't that a great buy? I was pretty excited and was glad I'd signed up for email notifications for IT and some other brands. I've been trying to ween myself ... see post
kssweetheart
Gorgeous Clinique GWP
I've seen promos & gwp's posted before and thought this was a particularly nice one. It's from Macys - you get a GWP for $34.50 with any  Clinique purchase. Yes, I prefer when GWP's are Free - but the 'rainbow' colored tote bag is sooooo beautiful - I truly wish I could justify a purchase, the bag and the gloss are particularly nice. It says you can choose between 'pink' or 'nude'. Don't know when the promo ends.   I'm feeling so weak and really wish I could go for it, there aren't even any Clinique 'staples' that I could stock up on. I hope someone gets this and will let me know how much you like it. Happy Shopping.
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kssweetheart
HALL OF FAMER kssweetheart / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi kalex - Isn't that a great tote? I loved it. Unfortunately, like you, I have tote bags full of other tote bags, it's a little scary. I have far too many totes and hol... see post
caitelizabeth78
affordable eye puff remover and removes dark dark circles
Any recomdenations on really great yet affordable eye puff remover and removes dark dark circles? Im only 20!
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Depending on where these factors come from, there's only so much a product can do, but for starters, in regards to rollerballs (which are great as the massaging action h... see post
VannaGarling
Since my makeup collection has been rapidly increasing, what type of storage do you recommend?
lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Traincase-bag-storage-for-beauty-items/m-p/1387772/highlight/true#M28903   The above thread covers some make up storage ideas... see post
chocopudding
Beyond "Hall of Famers"....
This is kind of a continuation of the Order of Titles thread.   Wouldn't it be neat to have another title beyond HOF like "Makeup Goddess"? Because that really sounds like you've reach the top of the echelons - maybe reserve them for those with 5000 hearts plus or something like that?    Some of the ladies here really do deserve to be called makeup goddesses in every sense of the word. :3
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LadyInWhite
HALL OF FAMER LadyInWhite / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I remember that comment too - I'd say it was definitely October or even earlier - my guess is that the titles/hearts cause enough trouble right now that Sephora's not go... see post