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cnani
appointment at sephora for 12 yr old
My daughter starting to like make-up and I'm not the type of wearing make up and can't teach her much. I just don't want her to put too much or wrong make up for her face also it could be a nice gift for her birthday. Is it ok to make an appointment with a beauty advisor at Sephora, she is 12.  Is is too young, too soon to make an appointment with a beauty advisor for her at sephora? What about the classes? Thanks
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notcreative
HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That sounds like so much fun.  What a great idea! see post
ashowee
Lush Love
Alright, I just discovered LUSH! I haven't taken a bath in forever, but I bought a bath bomb from LUSH. Now I think I will be taking a bath every night! UGH! So Wonderful!!! Who else love LUSH?!?! What are your favs?
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shadetertiary
BEAUTY BOSS shadetertiary / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
The Snowman jelly smells amazing, but after trying it I think shower jellies may not be my thing.  It's so weird to use! see post
TheSocialQuota
Found in the Wild "New"
Ok BT, what did you find today? Edit: 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  Edit 10-2, feel free to post if you find something from your favorite brand. Link to the item, price, and brief description so that folks can at a glance decide if they want to clickie to Love or Buy. ^-^   As an FYI, here are the 26 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 morning and late afternoon and post what I find.   Acqua di Parma, Ardency Inn, Antasasia, Atelier Cologne, BareMinerals, Bite Beauty, Chloe, Elizabeth and James, 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
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kso1225
BEAUTY MASTER kso1225 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
The set at Nordstrom is also available on the LM website. I have no idea if the brand website does sales or not but if someone knows that might be an option also. see post
vegchililover78
What are your favorite fall/winter time staples?
I'm sitting here with my soft plush blanket and warm cat on my lap feeling very happy it's getting chilly. Got me to thinking, what are some good fall/winter staples for fragrance, lotion, makeup...etc? Doesn't even have to be about beauty. Do you love peppermint mochas from Starbucks? Eager to make/eat a pumpkin roll?  
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etscore1
HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
For sure! I use them pretty much all the time regardless of the weather! The one in the back of the seat just feels so good on my back. /old see post
butttersunset
Can't spend points in store?
I visit my local Sephora every couple weeks and always loved that whenever I purchased something I could spend my Beauty Insider points to get a sample of something along with my purchase. But starting a couple months ago I went into Sephora and although I was told "you have xx points" at the register, I was never once asked if I wanted to spend my points or anything. I have since gone to 2 different Sephora's in different cities (moved across the country) and I now have over 1000 points but still have not been encouraged nor even asked to spend my points (when they used to always do that). I honestly see no point in shopping in the actual stores anymore if this is now the policy. I'll come in to the store to swatch shades, but I may as well order online and get a better selection of products, free samples, and actually be able to use my points.   So I'm just wondering has this happened to anyone else? Is this a new policy of not asking people to spend their points? It's not exactly encouraging people to try to new products...
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alington
SCENE QUEEN alington / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
I've noticed that in both my local Sephora stores as well, and also accursed quite a few points. Fortunately, the bonus is that you can easily save your points for a sin... see post
pastelgreen
Return Policy
What is the return policy of items no longer being sold in-store? 
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi pastelgreen,   It is up to the store's discretion on whether or not they will accept the return. We recommend reaching out to the store directly for more sp... see post
Nikhita
Hi.
I have a few gift cards saved on my sephora app. and when I tried using them today, I was not able to. The gift cards are viewable in the app, but I cannot see their card or pin numbers. Can you please help me!!
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Nikhita, I am trying to research this issue for you now.  I have reached out to our mobile app team for more info.  I'll send you a message as soon as I hear back! ... see post
makeupobesessed
Tweezers
I use Tweezerman tweezers, I buy at Bed, bath and Beyond with a coupon.  I find myself having to buy a new pair every couple years as they don't seem to pull as precisely as they used to.    Anyone use an awesome pair of tweezers that grab and pull on the first try?  I'm talking on like the first inclination of a hair sprouting?  I'm open to all price points.
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jcmb
BEAUTY MASTER jcmb / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
My best pair that I've had for years came from a Wegman's supermarket. It was an unknown, inexpensive brand. I have tried a million others and these cost maybe $4 and ar... see post
Biedazzle
What Holiday sets have you already purchased?
I know some of us are waiting for the big sale before we start purchasing holiday sets but I also know some of us have already purchased a few. Which holiday sets have you guys already purchased this year and what are your thoughts on them?    So far the only thing I've gotten is the Tarte Chic to Cheek blush set. I am completely obsessed with the four mini blushes and really just needed some new blush in my life. The shades in the set are exactly the types of blushes I gravitate towards and I just couldn't resist. 
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Teresa44443
BEAUTY MAVEN Teresa44443 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I agree, I fell like last year the holiday kits were better. I was excite for the too faced everything nice, but when I went to the store to purchase it I was dissapoint... see post
bowlofmushypeas
Silicone-free moisturizers
Other than Korres, does anyone have suggestions on other brands that carry silicone-free moisturizers? I'm starting to think that I may be sensitive to this..and it's in everything!
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sulfate
BEAUTY GURU sulfate / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cream  see post
buzzbee3
Has anyone tried the Nars skincare line?
The price isn't horrible (runs about the price of Shiseido), I was wondering if any of you ladies took the leap and tried out their new line... Feedback?   http://www.sephora.com/search/search.jsp?keyword=n ars&node=1050055
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DTalksAll
HALL OF FAMER DTalksAll / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I tried a bunch of their products at a NARS counter in Lord & Taylor a while ago & got a few samples. It's my understanding that it's formulated by Shiseido with a NARS ... 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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Biedazzle
BEAUTY GURU Biedazzle / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Hey all! Just recently started a blog and do plan to be pretty active. Would love if anyone checked it out, and I'll definitely follow back if anyone is willing to follo... see post
jullysay
Unscented Products
I just got hired in a hospital where it is a fragrance free environment so I need some suggestions for scent free products that you guys know of. I'm mostly looking for shampoo/conditioners, hairspray, and hand lotion. 
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TheSocialQuota
BEAUTY PRO TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Alaffia has a brand called Everyday Coconut with an unscented shampoo and conditioner. see post
Touka
What are some good christmas gifts for my mum?
Hi, so, Christmas is just around the corner and I want to buy my mum a really nice gift. I have $40 to spend on her. She's a person that likes more of the natural tone kind of makeup. So, if you have any ideas of what I should get her, then that would be really great! Thank you! 
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etscore1
HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
What a bout a luxurious cleanser or moisturizer?   Maybe it would be fun to take to her somewhere so you can both find out exactly what she could use most! You could s... see post
enbeige
Request to have Fragrance IQ on Sephora.com!
I really love how shopping at Sephora can be a totally self service yet customized experience with the custom samples, Skin IQ and the Pantone color matching. I remember there used to be a feature on the sephora website where you could do advanced searches for fragrances by notes, like woodsy or floral (I think it was fragrance finder). Now that they have the fragrance IQ quiz in stores I think it would be great if they made the same quiz available online! It would be so enabling for me!
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enbeige
BEAUTY PRO enbeige / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Excellent advice! I haven't tried basenotes yet, so I will definitely look into that. :) see post
colorfulmud
Points from store purchases
I made two purchases in a local sephora retail store in the past month but have not seen them showing on my beauty insider points. I showed my beauty insider card every time I made the purchase. How long would it take to have those posted on my online account?
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laurabt
laurabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi colorfulmud, It sounds like you may have 2 accounts.  I will send you a message to get your info to link them together! :) -Laura   see post
nikita86
Cake Beauty still available in Canadian stores?
I visited a Sephora store in Calgary today (specifically the Core Shopping Centre - downtown). I was looking for the Canadian line Cake Beauty which I had previously purchased from that location.    A sales associate told me that they no longer carry the line in the store. Is this only for this particular store, or is it not being sold in an Sephora Canada store anymore?
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ivyxox
HALL OF FAMER ivyxox / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The stores in Vancouver and Toronto still have it. In case you can't find it at Sephora, you can always try Murale. Their shipping is very fast. see post
chloe3036
Clarisonic Smart Profile - First impression Review!!
I was very lucky and blessed to win the Clarisonic giveaway last week and I received the device kit yesterday in the morning!! Let me first say, Thank you Sephora and Clarisonic for this awesome giveaway!   I didn't expect Sephora would send me the kit this fast though.  (BTW, am I the first winner who got this??)  I couldn't move any faster to open the box. The device kit was much bigger than I thought it would be, plus a congratulation memo from Sephora .   I roughly went through the manual first and learned that I have to charge the device for 24 hours prior to the first use. So I charged it and tried it today. I think I've never been excited to go home and wash my face . Who knew I would be this excited to take off my make up, lol.  As soon as I came home, I ran straight to my bathroom and used the device. And you know what? It's AMAZING!   I've been using Neutrogena Microdermabraison system over a year. And it's the only cleansing device I've ever tried. I heard a lot of good things about Clarisonic, but I never reached out for one because of its price tag. I'm more of a makeup girl and I don't spend my fortune for skincare. I was quite happy with my Neutrogena system and would've been forever happy with it only if I didn't know how good Clarisonic is!!   As I'm entering my late 20's, I've noticed that my pores are getting bigger and I spotted more blackheads on my nose. These were the reasons I bought the Neutrogena system at the first place. But holly molly! Clarisonic is so much softer and moisturizing(?) and also doesn't leave me the tingly or itchy feelings and redness on my face that Neutrogena always gave me.   I think it's the brush that makes the biggest difference. The Clarisonic brush is so soft compared to the Neutrogena pad (not brush). The pad has a bit of sand feeling on the surface (Feels like a scrub that has really big particles in it). And I don't get how it could even moisturize my face. I guess moisturizing is not really a proper term here, but I actually feel like my face is very moistened after using it without any noticeable redness on my cheeks and forehead. Every time I used Neutrogena, my face turned quite red for a few hours, but Clarisonic didn't make my cheeks that red at all! My face is very smooth and feels like baby skin now. I can't stop rubbing my cheeks (perv alert!).    I also have to mention how nice the device stand is. The stand makes easy to place the device. And the charger is magnetic. These are just little something, but very nice little something . Overall I think this device is so worth the money and deserves a good review.   I was actually ready to criticize this product before using it. I didn't want to be all so nice because I got it free. Yet I'm only telling you guys how good it is because I can't literally think of any con right now. (I used it only for once. I'm not sure if I'll find some cons in the future.)   If I knew Clarisonic is this great, I would've bought one with my own money a long time ago. I'm wondering how Smart profile is different from previous models though. Anyway I'm seriously so thankful for this giveaway to let me have this wonderful device in my life! What a beautiful night for me!!   *I didn't mean to write this long.. but I had so much to tell you guys!! lol  
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chloe3036
BEAUTY PRO chloe3036 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I get the logic how the Clarisonic works. Does your dermatologist allow you to use any kind of exfoliator or scrub though?? Cause if I don't exfoliate (facial scrub or c... see post
ChicDabbler
Have you tried Perricone MD Chloro Plasma or white GlamGlow?
Anyone here uses Perricone MD Chloro Plasma? I think I'm really loving it, but I'm not sure if it's the hype or if it's really working. The good thing is it's available in .5oz so I can give it a good go without splurging for the full size *cough* white glamglow *cough*......   ....speaking of which, I've also heard some ppl have problem of the GlamGlow harden before they were able to finish it, eventho you supposedly can just add water to it.....anyone had that problem?
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ChicDabbler
HALL OF FAMER ChicDabbler / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
But you have to do it before it become rock hard, lol. And I have commitment issues when it comes to skincare. I think I will try Chloro Plasma and see how it goes... see post
belle13
Self-tanner that's long lasting?
I'm looking for a good, self-tanner that's long lasting and natural looking. I've tried St. Tropez, Tarte and Fake Bake. While I do like them all, I found a problem that they'd all turn the back of my hands almost orange looking. Am I doing something wrong or just not using the right product?
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Gradual tanners like the ones from Jergens or even "body tints" like ones form Tarte and Lorac are also great to maintain and prolong color. My cousin uses the Jergens i... see post
UKLizzie88
What is the biggest Sephora in Manhattan?
Hi everyone I'm heading over to NYC in November and have a huge list of things I want to buy from Sephora! Can anyone tell me which is the largest / best store to head to?    Thanks
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UKLizzie88
SCENE QUEEN UKLizzie88 / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
Thank you :) see post
junie1
UK
Do you ship to the Uk please
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smwynne
smwynne / FRESH FACE / replied
Sephora do not own any UK stores so really before it's converted to UK currency, it's very cheap therefore you have too spend a certain amount too even have certain prod... see post
SiteNo8
Grand opening of first Sephora in my town tomorrow! Squeeee!
So, of course I'm going, but is there any reason I should go early? Are there any special buys associated with grand openings? I know about the gwp makeup bag. Tomorrow is a province-wide teacher conference, so no school tomorrow, which means a lot of girls will be there (smart Sephora!) I also happen to have the day off.   If I go first thing, should I get there before opening... Will there be a lineup? I'm only a 5 minute drive away
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Koofa
BEAUTY MASTER Koofa / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I went to a Sephora grand opening a couple of years ago and the first 100 (I think?) people in line received a gift card (not a coupon towards a purchase, an actual gift... see post
nishcakes
Alexis Bittar Gold Mirror Compact
I completely snoozed on this, and now it's OOS. I have my fingers crossed that there will be a restock. Mods, will there be? (Just lie to me.)
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meagboho
BEAUTY MASTER meagboho / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Post your serial #! see post
googoo13
How much does it cost to get my makeup done at Sephora?
I want to get my makeup done for a concert. I want the makeup to be kinda crazy to! Will Sephora do this? How much does it cost? Thnaks!
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shapeshifter
HALL OF FAMER shapeshifter / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You don't have to pay for the makeover, that's free, but you are required to spend at least $50 the day of your appointment at most stores. You can request the look you ... see post
rinstar
NARS Digital World lip pencil set
When will the NARS Digital World lip pencil set be available? I am just dying to get it!
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rinstar
BEAUTY MAVEN rinstar / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I did see that as the date, I think I got confused when other items started showing up already. So I will wait til Nov 1 then! see post
spacesuit
UD Full Frontal
For anyone who has the UD Full Frontal Lipstick Stash - can you confirm whether the box is reusable? I like to re-use boxes from gift sets to store makeup and I've heard there were some problems with the foam insert not coming unstuck from this one.
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CeliaV
BEAUTY MASTER CeliaV / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Confirm it will take effort.  It is, however, nice if you have some of the other sample-sized Revolution lipsticks and want to sort of curate your own travel kit.  Plus ... see post
Amy4102011
Clarisonic
Debating between clarisonic mia 1 or mia 2? Are the 2 speeds worth it? I have normal skin with little accumulation of oil
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Amy4102011
BEAUTY MAVEN Amy4102011 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
The speeds on mia2 actually felt the same to me when I tested it in store see post
gmoss90
HELP!!
I  somehow got on sephora's Canadian site!  I have been trying for two hours to switch back to the USA site!  Oh, I've  hit the little flag several times even tho it shows USA.  AND I  cleared the cache.  PLEASE HELP ME FIGURE THIS OUT BEFORE I LOSE MY MIND!
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gingerblack
HALL OF FAMER gingerblack / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
No problem lol see post
lecia1167
Make Match suggestion
Wouldn't it be nice if we actually got something free instead of having to purchase something to get something free? Dear Sephora, please consider contests where the winners just get free stuff. Thank you.
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BuxomBabe80
HALL OF FAMER BuxomBabe80 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Agreed spoiledbrat. Sephora is more generous than they have to be. They don't have to give anything away for free. I don't know many other high end retailers that sell c... see post