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I'm looking for an inexpensive brush for blush application. Preferably, a somewhat scratchy one. The ELF brush I've been using fell apart. I bought an ELF brush that is supposedly for blush, but it is WAY too soft to pick up any product (Especially from my beloved Tarte blush).  I guess I could buy the duplicate brush for the one that fell apart, it was actually a bronzer brush. But it worked well.    I have tried a couple brushes from ecotools as well and they are all too soft. 
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Ok BT, what did you find today? Sticky plug to a FABULOUS thread. Found a  Deal ? Post it here - http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/Deals-too-go od-to-pass-Up/td-p/1513386 Feel free to post if you find something from your favorite brand. Link to the item, and let us know the price, and brief description so that folks can at a glance decide if they want to clickie to <3 Love or $$ Buy. ^-^ Most new items get listed on Tuesday evenings through Wednesday. Here is the retired thread in case you wanted to reference something. http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Found- in-the-Wild-quot-New-quot/td-p/1668202   I've edited out the brands since I'm doing my best to check everything. This is a tad more difficult with very established and broad brands like Estee Lauder, Clinique, and Bobbi Brown that have deep selections for colors. Your help in spotting anything new is appreciated!   April 22nd-24th Burberry - Brit Rhythm Gift Set (LE) (Online Only) $80 USD Jean Paul Gaultier - Le Male Gift Set (LE) $90 USD New Brands Proraso (16 items), Brazilian Peel (1 item)   April 21st Thank yous for bratknits for listing the new UD Shadows, Cahlee for the two new MUFE palettes, njattana for the new MUFE Bronzers/Aqua items, Clinque lash set, UD pencil set, Annec322 for the UD Blushes and UD Gloss, lachaton for the Becca lip tints and Luminous Body Perfecting Mousse, malday for stila Aqua Glow Watercolor Blushes. Huge shout out to MochaPJ for spotting new brands.   New Brand: When Acqua Di Parma - Colonia Ambra (Online Only) 6 oz $276 USD (OoS);Acqua Nobile Rosa (Online Only) in 2.5 oz Eau de Toilette Spray $134 USD and 4.2 $176 USD ALTERNA - Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo 1.25 oz in Mango Coconut Travel size $12 USD bareMinerals - 11 new Bare Minerals brushes, Beautiful Finish Brush $32 (Oos); Blooming Blush Brush $24 Oos;Detail Shader Brush $18USD ; Smoky Smudger Brush $16 USD OoS;Shade & Diffuse Eye Brush $22 USD OoS;Supreme Finisher Brush $28 USD (OoS);Soft Curve Face & Cheek Brush $32 (Oos);Seamless Shaping & Finish Brush $28 USD (OoS);Expert & Shadow Liner Brush $28 USD (OoS);Dual-Finish Blush & Contour Brush $26 OoS;Complexion Perfector Brush $26 USD OoS; GLOSS on the go™ Double-Ended Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss Set $26 USD (LE); bareMinerals® BRONZED & luminous™ Palette Duo $52 (LE) BECCA - Beach Tint Lip Shimmer Soufflé (6 colors) $24 USD; Luminous Body Perfecting Mousse $34 Burberry- My Burberry "The Knot" (LE) (Online Only) 3oz $125 USD; Burbery Brit Sheer Gift Set (LE) (Online Only) $90 USD Buxom - Buxom® Mascara Duo (Exclusive) (LE) $19 usd Cartier - La Panthere Gift Set $112 USD (LE)( Online Only) Clarins- Way to Glow Set $32.50 (LE) Clarisonic- Mia 2 Spun Gold Summer Sun with Supergoop! (LE) $149 USD; Golden Glow Booster for Body 1 oz (LE) $45 USD CLINIQUE - Brilliant And Beautiful Skin Smart Set (LE) $64.50; Clinique Happy Gift Set (LE) (Online Only) $54; Spring Into Colour (LE) (Online Only) $39.50; Great Skin Home & Away Set Skin Types 3, 4 (LE) (Online Only) $66; Great Skin Home & Away Set Skin Types 1, 2 (LE) (Online Only) $66;Lashes to the Extreme $19.50 DERMAdoctor- Kakadu C™ Face Crème 1 oz $65 USD; Kakadu C™ Eye Soufflé 0.5 oz $68 USD Dolce & Gabbana- Intenso Gift Set (LE) $92 USD;Light Blue Destination Gift Set Estée Lauder- Perfect Match Double Wear Makeup Kit $10 USD (LE) First Aid Beauty- Eye Duty Triple Remedy: Brighten, Depuff and Smooth 0.34 oz now in Medium/Deep $36 USD GLAMGLOW- POWERCLEANSE™ Daily Dual Cleanser 2.5 oz Exclusive (VIB)(VIBR) $39 USD Guerlain- Rouge Automatique .12 oz (LE) (Online Only) $37 USD now in Pink Fluo, Yellow; KissKiss Shaping Cream Lip Colour $37 USD for 0.12 oz New Oos color So Plum HERMÈS- Terre d'Hermès (Online Only) $138 now in 4.2 oz Pure Perfume Refillable Spray; 4.2 oz Eau de Toilette Refillable Spray (Online Only) $106 USD;Terre D'Hermes Gift Set $134 USD (LE) (Online Only);Terre d'Hermès Refillable Metal Spray (Online Only) in 4.2 oz Eau de Toilette Spray $200 USD, 4.2 PURE PERFUME! $250; D'Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche $85 USD 2.5 EDT Iluminage- Touch Permanent Hair Reduction $445 USD Online Only Issey Miyake- L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme Summer $68 USD OOS 4.2 oz;Nuit D'Issey now in 1.3 oz $51 USD,6.7 oz $112 USD Jean Paul Gaultier - Le Male Summer (LE) (Online Only) 4.2 oz $69 USD Lancôme- LANCOME GRANDIÔSE MASCARA SET $32 USD L'Occitane- Divine Eyes $78 USD (Online Only) .5oz MAKE UP FOR EVER- Double Extravagance Mascara Duo $24 USD (LE) (Exclusive);136 Pro Bronze Kabuki Brush $30 USD; Pro Bronze Fusion $36 USD (6 colors); Nude Artist Palette $42 USD; Electric Artist Palette $42 USD; Aqua Matic $21 USD in Metallic Pink, Matte Black, Diamond Peach, Diamond Light Turquoise, Metallic Golden Khaki; Aqua Rouge $24 USD in Cool Candy Pink, Apricot Pink Marc Jacobs Fragrance ( Delisted) Daisy Dream In Your Dreams Gift Set $86 USD (NEW SCENTS SWEET DREAM AND DAYDREAM)(LE) NEST- Grapefruit Candle is new but OOS in smaller 2oz $14 USD; Indigo Body Cream 6.7 oz $55 USD Online Only; Rollerball Trio $22 USD NUDESTIX- #gobronze $35 USD Origins- High-Potency Night-A-Mins Skin Refining Oil 1 oz $41 usd Peter Thomas Roth- Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Cream 1.7 oz $75 USD SEPHORA COLLECTION - Sephora PRO Brush Caddy $24;Firmness Boosting Body Moisturizer 15.4 oz $34 St. Tropez Tanning Essentials- Self Tan Express Starter Kit (LE)$27 USD Stella McCartney- Stella Eau de Toilette Travel Spray $21 usd .25oz stila Aqua Glow Watercolor Blush $26 USD (5 colors) Sunday Riley- Flora Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil 1 oz $90 USD Tarte- Lights, Camera, Lashes™ Lash Duet $20 (LE) Tatcha- Polished Rice Enzyme Powder now in .35oz $15 USD; Pure Step Camellia Cleansing Oil now in .8oz $12 usd tenoverten - Nail Polish 0.5 $18 USD now in Fulton, Liberty Tocca Beauty- Girls On The Go $15 USD (LE) (Exclusive) Tony Moly- I'm Real - Aloe Face Mask Sheet - Moisturizing $7.50 (all tagged Exclusive); I'm Real - Tomato Face Mask Sheet - Radiance;I'm Real - Rice Face Mask Sheet - Clear Skin;I'm Real - Red Wine Face Mask Sheet - Pore Care Too Faced - Twice The Drama $23 USD (LE) Tria- Hair Removal Laser 4X now in Lilac (LE) (Online Only)$449;Age Defying Laser Bundle (LE) Exclusive(VIB)(VIBR) $505 Urban Decay- Ultimate Ozone The Multipurpose Primer Pencil .1 oz $16 USD;Afterglow blushes 12 colors $26 ea; Revolution High Color Glosses $22 ea; new summer shadows normal MSRP; After Dark Travel Pencil Set $19 USD
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Anyone else remember the Sephora Collection bath & body products in Tropical Jasmine?? It is the most amazing scent. I stocked up on the Dry Oil Spray (my fav) when I knew it was being discontinued. Now I only have half a bottle left which I hoard and use only on special occasions. So Sephora, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE bring back the tropical jasmine scent. I would do anything for any product in that scent!
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Is the Sephora at Citrus Park Town Center (Tampa, FL) a large store with a variety of brands?  If not, which location in this general area is the better store to go to?  My son has a bowling tournament down in that area, and I thought I'd hit up one of the Sephoras there.   TIA
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I am heading to Sephora later and i do not really have anything specifically that I want. Any suggestions of good products or anything that is really good there?    Thanks!
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When I think of Loves I think of products I've already tried and know I love. A listing of products I would want to re-order over and over. And Purchase list needs no explanation but while window shopping online I realized I would love to have a Wants list. This would be a list of products I Want to buy or try. Just a convenient spot to  look at the products I want while I'm shopping in store or maybe want to go ahead and finally order after lusting for so long. Wouldn't a Want list be helpful to anyone else? Is there a way we could make that happen? Thoughts?
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I realllly want to love the Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation but I think I might have to take it back I have worn it twice with 2 different primers and setting powder and each time within a few hours it is really broken up and moving around.  It is not a horrible foundation but I don't feel like I should keep it if I don't really like it... I'm debating with myself though because I still really want to love it :/ don't know if that makes any sense lol.. What are your thoughts and opinions about this Nars Lumi Foundation? Do you guys think I should take it back? ..  As you can probably tell I'm fighting with myself over this.
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I have been seeing mixed reviews about this product.. Some people are saying it transfers onto clothing others say it dries up in the bottle fast... But it looks like such a fun product I want it to be great haha.. Was wondering if anyone has some experience with the product that can talk me out or preferably in to buying it.
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Are they being discontinued?  I see none of the ones on my loves list even exist any longer and I can nt even search for them?  I only find Sephora  lip liners to go. 
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I hate ontrac.  Hate them.  Worst customer service ever and they take forever to deliver.  Just FYI, they said a package would be here today and it isn't.  This isn't the first time either.  Please stop using Ontrac, or at least let customers know something will be sent via OnTrac.  If I had to choose between Ontrac with "2 day delivery" or any other carrier with 5 day delivery, I would choose any other carrier any day of the week.  Most importantly, I'd like to have the option to choose.  
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Run and get this metal palette if you've been stalking it for weeks like me!   http://www.sephora.com/metal-palette-P391918
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I can't keep up with all of these LE releases and had no idea Indiscretion would disappear before I could order. Is this available in store? At another retailer?   Edit: Here's the link for easy stalking and it's still in stock!!!: http://www.sephora.com/face-illuminator-powder-P39 4248?skuId=1677731
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Hi all, I just used the PTR unwrinkle pads, retinol fusion pm serum, and laser-free moisturizing gel cream.(They came in a kit). My face is a bit tingly so I know I definitely shouldn't use them every night. My question is two- fold. 1. Does anyone have experience, good or bad with his products and 2. How long should I give my skin time to "adjust" to the new products before deciding if the products are right for my skin?
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I just realized by pump bottle (not jar) of OH Invigorating night gel has an expiration of 6 months after opening as indicated by the "open jar" logo with a "6" in it.  Does anyone have experience using this product beyond 6 months?  Is it safe (ie will not harm my skin) to use past the 6 months?  Is it still effective(ie will I see results) past the 6 months?  There is no way I'm going to finish this before the 6 months are up.   THANKS!
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Hi beauties! I'm going to Toronto this weekend with my friend who has never set a foot in a sephora store. We live 8 hours north of Toronto. So with that being said, I want to bring her to the best sephora store! Could you please tell me wich store you like the best and why! (Yorkdale, Eaton center, Square one) also im not very good on highways so which store is the easiest to get to without getting lost!    
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LIST UPDATED 6/21/14 - Sephora also suggests contacting brands directly for more information and details than we have provided here if needed   Hello lovely BTers!! We hear you and we've been working to update the previous post Tiffany did in 2011 regarding Animal Testing. Since we carry over 200 other brands, the ones we've listed below have confirmed that they do not test on animals and/or we’ve confirmed the following brands on the PETA or Leaping Bunny list.  Please keep in mind that the sites may update their information more frequently than we do, but we will try our best to keep it up to date!   http://features.peta.org/cruelty-free-company-sear ch/index.aspx http://www.leapingbunny.org/shopsearch.php (yes, I posted an outside link, but its for your use & was approved )   Our private label Sephora Collection and Sephora Originals (Hello Kitty, Kat Von D, Formula X, and Pantone) are cruelty free (meaning that the products have never been tested on animals).   Any info we could confirm (vegan/gluten free) are listed below the links.  We hope this helps!!   Amika -  http://bit.ly/1ns7J3P (PETA)   Anastasia - http://bit.ly/dmGpFF  (PETA)   Bare Escentuals - http://bit.ly/1nCQQ  (PETA)   Becca - http://bit.ly/Kul5yK (we reached out to them directly & they confirmed no testing, but they are not listed on either site)   Betsy Johnson – http://bit.ly/1bMAgcK (we reached out to them directly & they confirmed no testing, but they are not listed on either site)   Bite Beauty -  http://bit.ly/1px3ze9 (Leaping Bunny)   Blinc - http://bit.ly/kzOLQW  (PETA)   Bond No 9 – http://bit.ly/1fa5hzk Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free   Butter London – http://bit.ly/Kulr8N (we reached out to them directly & they confirmed no testing, but they are not listed on either site)   Carol's Daughter - http://bit.ly/kDoUPh  (PETA)   Caudalie - http://bit.ly/K0ur4Z (we reached out to them directly & they confirmed no testing, but they are not listed on either site)   Clarins - http://bit.ly/1drQjhf (we reached out to them directly & they confirmed no testing, but they are not listed on either site)   Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare - http://bit.ly/1cV0lLp  (PETA)   DuWop - http://bit.ly/j2deqC   Hello Kitty - http://bit.ly/etHHT0   Hourglass - http://bit.ly/4kvSzp  (PETA)   Illume – http://bit.ly/1cV0nmu Cruelty/Gluten Free   Jack Black - http://bit.ly/khv2yF  (PETA)   JINsoon – http://bit.ly/1aCQUw0 Cruelty/Gluten Free   Josie Maran - http://bit.ly/dJ8G4F  (PETA)   Juicy Couture – http://bit.ly/K0uFJa Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free   Julep – http://bit.ly/K0uGwU Cruelty/Gluten Free   Jurlique – http://bit.ly/1abDbzR (we reached out to them directly & they confirmed no testing, but they are not listed on either site)   J ustin Bieber – http://bit.ly/1cV0Bdo Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free   Kate Somerville – http://bit.ly/1cxsjvK Cruelty/Gluten Free   Kat Von D - http://bit.ly/11gvyT   KenzoUSA – http://bit.ly/1aCReus Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free   Keratinperfect – http://bit.ly/1kno5NX Cruelty/Gluten Free   Korres Natural Products - http://bit.ly/6wFIIp   L’Occitane – http://bit.ly/1aCRBW8 (we reached out to them directly & they confirmed Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free, but they are not listed on either site)    L’artisan parfumeur – http://bit.ly/1ehlTQt Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free   LivingProof – http://bit.ly/1eDGmzG Cruelty Free/Gluten Free Stylers   Make Up For Ever – http://bit.ly/1gcSZ5E Cruelty Free   ME Smooth – http://bit.ly/1cxsS8M Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free   Murad - http://bit.ly/kwC46T  (PETA)   Nails Inc – http://bit.ly/1dbFJQG Cruelty Free   NARS – http://bit.ly/199Ahgl Cruelty Free   NUDE – http://bit.ly/K0vMIS Cruelty/Gluten Free   Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics – http://bit.ly/1cV1DWH  (PETA)   Ole Henriksen – http://bit.ly/1abDWJc Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free   Omorovicza – http://bit.ly/1aCSwFS Cruelty Free Perfect   Formula X – http://bit.ly/1gcTflm Cruelty/Gluten Free   Pantone - http://bit.ly/wjXwYp   Ren – http://bit.ly/K0w4j2  (PETA) “We do not test any of our products on animals. Our products are not tested on our behalf by any third party. The only animal products we use are honey and beeswax in the Lip Honey.”   Rosebud – http://bit.ly/1a2JtOt “There are no animal by-products in any of the salves or lip balms. Beeswax is contained in Brambleberry Rose Lip Balm, Strawberry Lip Balm, and Mocha Rose Lip Balm, however, NO beeswax is contained in Rosebud Salve, Minted Rose Lip Balm, or Menthol and Eucalyptus Balm”   Smashbox - http://bit.ly/cV7R0g  (PETA)   Tarte - http://bit.ly/9z2JWF  (PETA)   Tata Harper – http://bit.ly/1icj5aj  (LB, PETA)   TanTowel - http://bit.ly/JERYJb  (PETA)   The New Black – http://bit.ly/1iMMhaK Vegan/Cruelty/Gluten Free   Too Faced Cosmetics - http://bit.ly/mimfHa  (PETA)   Urban Decay - http://bit.ly/kMsQFE   (PETA, LB)   Wen - http://bit.ly/NJSeI8  - (LB)   We will be updating this list as necessary, since we are constantly adding and removing products on our site. If you have any questions regarding brands listed above, please contact them directly as they may reformulate products and change manufacturers   xo, Mia & the rest of the Mods
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Often times I find myself debating between products and need some advice on what to buy. Instead of making a whole new thread every time, I thought it would be a great idea to have a thread dedicated to asking and giving advice on potential purchases.    To get us started, I can't decide between the Fresh Sugar Rose Extreme, the Fresh Sugar Rose, or the Fresh Sugar Sweeties Duo.    http://www.sephora.com/sugar-rose-extreme-lip-trea tment-spf-15-P393514?skuId=1684604 http://www.sephora.com/sugar-lip-treatment-spf-15- P57002?skuId=1190529 http://www.sephora.com/sugar-sweeties-mini-lip-duo -P393527?skuId=1680784
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Does anyone know where I can buy the plastic Clarisonic travel case on its own? I'm thinking about getting Mia 1 during the sale, but it doesn't seem to come with a travel case like Mia 2 does.
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I'm on the Sephora Facebook page and notice they have a Bumble and Bumble promo for FB Fan Friday.  Two mini bottles of shampoo and conditioner plus a little pouch to hold it.  Cute, right?   Then I read some of the comments:     ::record stops::   You're telling me you're "sorry that the image looks larger than what is included"?  I think what Sephora meant to say was, "Sorry the image is completely different from what you're getting."  This isn't a case of you getting a 1.0 oz bottle instead of a 2.0 oz bottle.  This is a case of you getting two foil packets over a 2.0 oz bottle. HUGE discrepancy, highly unprofessional, unethical, and super illegal.   That's like seeing a picture of a real car on craigslist and getting a Hot Wheels car instead!   Just to reiterate, what Sephora is advertising is this:   And what you're getting is this:   Sephora is really sorry that the image seems bigger in the picture though!
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Hearts posted an awesome picture of one of her local Sephoras and it got me thinking - What does Sephora look like around the world? My store is tiny and cramped in comparison to some of the images I found via a Google search - but it's my store - it's comfy and I feel at home there, so I love it regardless. But how awesome would it be to go to one of these other stores?!   Check this out (pictures posted below in thread):
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I was just thinking the other day, how drastically my shopping habits have changed from 10 years ago, when there weren't really many easily accessible online resources for honest beauty reviews. I had a subscription to Allure and based a lot of decisions from that. I also had Paula Begoun's (sp?) original Cosmetics Cop book and used that as a guide, but it was never relevant for very long with companies constantly introducing new products.   5-7 years ago I used blog websites (Temptalia, M&BB, Specktra) and the occasional YouTube video to assist in my shopping. Now, I'm at a point where I flat out don't trust bloggers and YTers who are sent products for review (I believe some of them are being honest but anytime you get a remotely good product for free, of course you'll think its worth it), and I only read Allure if I'm waiting at the doctor's office. I feel like they can't be trusted either, especially when they rave over products that I know are a total bomb and have been skewered on BT, in product reviews, etc.   Now I mostly use customer reviews, posts here on BT, and still check up on items through the Beautypedia. I've also found Instagram to be useful, to a degree, not only to find new items coming out and looks that incorporate things I already have, but also to see what everyone is trying to unload that isn't working for them.   What methods/sites do you guys use now? Or are you one of those people who just buys all the things (in which case, thanks for your reviews and IG posts, haha)?
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I was wondering if there was any ETA on this particular item? Also, related, I saw on the MUFE website that there are several other sizes of this palette; will they also be made available at Sephora? It really bums me out that these palettes are sold exclusively at Sephora, only online, and just in the one size which is always OOS. Some good news please? http://www.sephora.com/metal-palette-P391918?skuId =1622612
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I am using FAB radiance pads foe a while now and recently heard good things about PTR Max Complexion Pads. How does these two compare? Has anyone used them both. which one you think is better? 
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Does anyone happen to know which Clarisonic device I should get that will help with pores, blackheads and oil?
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I'm 57 yrs old looking for the magical lipstick/stains that stay on beautifully thru drinks & kissing.....
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Hi, I know that the Sephora Collection Different Strokes Brush Set is out of stock online. Is there a way for me to check if the item is still in Sephora stores without going there? Thanks!
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Some others and I were talking about Ardency Inn the other day on the WAYWT thread, so I thought I'd start a thread for the brand where you can add swatches, ask questions, and give opinions.
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I Have been searching for the MUFE S924 eyeshadow/blush, I believe it is just called 'purple' I haven't been able to find it online anywhere, and I'm unsure if it is even carried in stores. These eyeshadows were just released so I'm very confused! I have found I922 (the electric purple one) but  need  S924. Where can I find it? Would it be discontinued for any reason?
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OK, so I know some folks didn't have the best Sephora experience yesterday at the Rouge event. But how about we give a little bit of love, though, to the people who tried to make it a good one!   I want to say my thank you's to Justin (both of them!), Ally, Val, the store director (Michelle, I think) and the lovely girl in fragrance with the awesome Deva curls (we gushed over each other) at the Burlington, MA store! I had a fun time — you made me feel welcome and appreciated! (((HUGS)))   Add your fave SAs to the list!