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Which limited edition products and collections are must have and which to skip?
We've all felt the pain of those items that we would have gotten, should have gotten but now must pay way to much to buy from re-sellers.  Maybe collective BT minds can identify (while still in stock) the limited edition must haves. My recents...the Dior Nude illuminating powder (spring 2016) is a pass.  The Chanel Ribbon blush spring 2016) is a maybe.  The YSL Gypsy Opale and Indie Jaspie (face powder and eye shadow) sold out within hours of the YSL site pre-release (it just went live on NM). Anyone have any thoughts on currently available or soon to be limited editions?
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BEAUTY BOSS Gamingangel / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I keep missing this!  see post
KVD Upcoming Releases & General Love Thread
This post is for discussion regarding KVD's new releases and all other things regarding her brand.       In addition to Sephora, Kat's own online makeup store (Kat Von D Beauty) also sells her products.   RECENTLY RELEASED: Blush Duos-being reformulated; temporarily removed from site Spoiler (Highlight to read) KVD & Beauty Blender Collab- http://www.sephora.com/kvd-beautyblender-customiza ble-complexion-set-P404930?skuId=1779438&icid2=kvd ... Spoiler (Highlight to read)   UPCOMING PRODUCTS: 10 shades of High Voltage Metallic Liquid Lipsticks-Delayed, now releasing in Spring Spoiler (Highlight to read) Mini Shade + Light Collection-Spring ~Shades: Smoke, Plum, Rust & Sage~ Lock-It Color Correcting Eyeshadow Primers-TBA ~Shades: Fair, Light, Medium, Tan, & Deep~ Spoiler (Highlight to read) Faux leather On The Go makeup pouch-TBA Spoiler (Highlight to read)  LE lipsticks for charity & mystery eyeshadows-TBA Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Packaging Sneak Peaks: -New Matte/Metal Palette -Word design for blush & eyeshadow palettes -A new compact designed in the form of a wax seal -Serpentina palette ("Jeweled tones.  Tarnished gold and coppers.  Peacock feathers and Cleopatra's headdress.  Crimson Nile.  The Shades will be epic.") Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Upcoming products without additional information: Kat & Kandee Collab Kat & Too Faced Collab   Updated as of 2/8/2016
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BEAUTY MAVEN rutile / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
For as much as I love Kat Von D's new products, the Saint palette is my favorite one she created. That is something I wish wasn't discontinued because I use it almost ev... see post
What's New On The Site Today, Canada?
Ladies (and gentlemen!)   Since Canada seems to be getting different/fewer brands added to the website, and any cross-border new releases seem to be several days to weeks later than US releases, I thought we could use our own 'what's new/found in the wild' post.   Please feel free to share any new products/brands you find on the Canadian site here.
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BEAUTY BOSS SalBing / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I believe it is oos at the moment until March.  That is probably why it does not show up at the moment please read the following thread http://community.sephora.com/t5... see post
PLAY! by SEPHORA Invitation FAQs
Thank you so much for sharing our excitement about PLAY! by SEPHORA. Below we’ve answered some of the questions we’ve been hearing from you. To give you an overall sense of the timing of our rollout, a limited amount of PLAY! by SEPHORA subscriptions will be available in select markets beginning September 2015, with a full national launch in 2016 – we can’t wait!   Q: When will invites be sent out? A: The first wave of invitations for sign up will be sent during the week of August 17th. They will continue to be sent out in waves throughout the duration of the limited market release.   Q: Where is this being offered? A: The limited release markets for the initial months are Boston and Cincinnati / Columbus. We may be adding additional limited markets later in 2015, before the full national launch in 2016.   Q: Why Limited markets? A: As with many of our programs, we roll them out over time in order to best ensure that everything happens as we planned and that our clients have an excellent experience. Our goal is to prepare for a national launch in 2016.   Q: If I live in one of the limited release markets, will I automatically get an invitation? What about if I signed up on the waitlist? A: Because the quantity of boxes available during the initial release are limited, not all clients in the test markets will receive an invitation. However, as we grow the quantity of boxes available each month, more clients will have an opportunity to sign up.   Q: If I do get an invite, am I guaranteed a box? A: As quantities are limited, if you are invited to subscribe to the PLAY! program, please redeem your invitation and claim your spot as soon as possible, so that you don’t miss out.   Q: Will Canadians have an opportunity to subscribe? A: The box will not be available in Canada during the limited release, however we are planning to expand to Canada at some point after the national US launch.   For more PLAY! by SEPHORA FAQs please visit the following link> http://www.sephora.com/play-faqs
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BEAUTY MAVEN LiveBeauty / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I may age myself in saying...but I don't look or feel my age (Cher a generation one before me, Madonna, same generation).  Back in the day with not internet we had the d... see post
Sephora Canada Site Product Update Thread
Hello Canadian BTers!   I'm starting this new thread to act as the official update location of new launches, LE products, and brands that are on coming to the US site but may be launching (and returning) to Sephora's Canadian site at a different time. There are a lot of changes happening in real time over here, and in the spirit of communication, this thread is to keep our BTers abreast of the information we have. This is not going to be everything, and could also be subject to change (and hopefully we won't need this thread forever), but we are working with the Canadian team to get as much information for you as we can.   That being said, we will only be using this thread to speak to dates and info about big upcoming launches, LE products, and brands that are on the US site and are coming to the Sephora.ca site. If you have  a question about any of these things, drop it here, and we will do our best to track down the answer for you.   I realize that you guys are feeling all of the feelings right now about the new warehouse move, but this thread is not a venting loop, nor is it a thread to deal with customer service issues (as I don't have any access to our order systems). We've got quite a few of those on the community already (for totes good reason), but I'd like to keep this specific thread informational, if possible.   Okay on to the info! Here's what I know (previous releases in spoiler):   New Launches / LE products Spoiler (Highlight to read) Kat Von D 5th Anniversary Tattoo liner - July 9 (will post time when I have it) Early am PT, around 9 am. Kat Von D 5th Anniversary Tattoo liner - July 9 (will post time when I have it) Early am PT, around 9 am. Spoiler (Highlight to read) Bite Opal Lipstick & Gloss - This is coming to .ca, but has not arrived at the warehouse yet. I will update this thread when I get a date.  Bite Opal Lipstick & Gloss - This is coming to .ca, but has not arrived at the warehouse yet. I will update this thread when I get a date.  Spoiler (Highlight to read) Spoiler (Highlight to read) Urban Decay Naked Smokey Palette - Will launch at the same time as the US site, July 12 Urban Decay Naked Smokey Palette - Will launch at the same time as the US site, July 12 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Bite Limited Edition Lip Lab 007 - July 15 at 9 am PT Bite Limited Edition Lip Lab 007 - July 15 at 9 am PT Spoiler (Highlight to read) Bite Maple Collection - July 16 at 9 am PT - This is a different date then the brand gave on their Instagram, so FYI!! Too Faced Sugar Pop Palette - End of July, around 7/27 KVD New Liquid Lipsticks - Potentially same date as US (July 14), but could be a day or two later. Will have more info the week of the 13th.  These will be available by this Thursday 7/16 as well as some of the new Metal Crush eyeshadows.  Bite Maple Collection - July 16 at 9 am PT - This is a different date then the brand gave on their Instagram, so FYI!! Too Faced Sugar Pop Palette - End of July, around 7/27 KVD New Liquid Lipsticks - Potentially same date as US (July 14), but could be a day or two later. Will have more info the week of the 13th.  These will be available by this Thursday 7/16 as well as some of the new Metal Crush eyeshadows.    JEM (I know, I'm waiting with baited breath for this one too) - Tracking this one down after a special request from fellow Jem lover veronika23. The team is on it. KVD Studded Lip - 6 of the shades should go live at the same time as the US (around August 11), but 3 of the shades will go live later in August (Halo, Mercy, Solo)  Metal Crush Eyeshadows - confirming Restocks Spoiler (Highlight to read) Becca Champagne Pop will be back! I'm hearing next week but I will update this thread with a date when I have it.  Thursday 7/16 at 9am PT Becca Champagne Pop will be back! I'm hearing next week but I will update this thread with a date when I have it. Thursday 7/16 at 9am PT KVD Everlasting Lipsticks restock - I am hearing end of August, but will confirm Brands Spoiler (Highlight to read) Laura Mercier (all products) - July 9; I'll update with a time when I have it. Early AM PT, around 9 am. Laura Mercier (all products) - July 9; I'll update with a time when I have it. Early AM PT, around 9 am. St. Tropez - Coming back soon!  Drybar - TBC, but don't give up hope!  Omorovicza - Coming back! Target date is Fall (Sept) Ardency Inn - Coming Soon  Dr. Jart (except acne / SPF skus) - 8/27 PMD - Fall (Sept / Oct)  LaVanila - 8/27 (just deodorants, no fragrance or body lotion)   If you have a question about a new US release or LE product on the .ca site, post it below and I'll try to get you an answer!
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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@KatieBT   When will you receive Too Faced La Creme lipstick in Unicorn Tears??? Thanks! see post
Benefit high beam/sun beam
I am thinking of buying benefits high beam and sun beam but the package says it only is good for 6 months. Do you all thinking it can be used longer? What are your experiences with the product as a liquid highlight? Any other suggestions if you don't love this liquid highlight?
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HALL OF FAMER JenniferOhJenny / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Oh wow, I've had my High Beam for a really long time and it's fine. I didn't even know there was an expiration date on the package! I really like it. I have a small one ... see post
Sephora Virtual Artist Is Here!
Happy Friday, BeautyTalk!   Sephora has a very exciting launch you may have gotten a sneak peek of on our Snapstory the other day: Sephora Virtual Artist!    In case you haven't heard, Sephora Virtual Artist just launched and allows you to try on, no joke, THOUSANDS of lip shades from anywhere. It's super easy to use and pretty addicting once you start swatching because you can compare multiple shades and even share your favorites. Best part is you're trying on TONS of shades without having to clean off all the pigment in between swatches     Here's how to use Sephora Virtual Artist: Step 1: Head to our app and scroll to the bottom or head to  http://www.sephoravirtualartist.com/ Step 2: If you're on the site you'll need to take or upload a photo (well-lit and high res is best!) and confirm where your lips are outlined. Step 3: Start playing around! You can pick from lipsticks and glosses, filter your preferences, try on according to shade family. Step 4: Compare! You can compare four shades at once.  Step 5: Share! Once you've picked 4 lip colors you can save the image, share it with friends or upload to your social media accounts (Instagram for the app and Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and email from the site).    Oh and, of course, feel free to share your favorite lip shades here on BeautyTalk. You wouldn't buy a lipstick without asking your community first if it looked fierce, right? Didn't think so  
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BEAUTY MAVEN LiveBeauty / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Me Too! Can you share what it is? Reminds me of a plum color of which usu. always look nice on me, most wear plums well I would think.   Maybe I should know already?  I... see post
Kat von D concealer
Hello, Can you recommend something similar that covers as great as this product?! I bought the lightest shade but when I'm not wearing my foundation it is a bit too dark!    Thank you. 
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Rsebastian!   Check out Amazing Cosmetics for another brand that carries a high-coverage, creamy liquid concealer that doesn't require too much product to conceal.... see post
Say What?! The Sephora Misrepresentation Thread
I thought it would be helpful to have a central place where we can report things that are amiss!   Sometimes, promo codes are not as advertised or products on the website have an inaccurate picture or description.  If you see or receive something that is incorrect, please let us know here!  
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HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
So, NudeStix just contacted me to let me know that even the full-size pencils are 0.088oz. The 0.05oz labels are misprints from the manufacturer. That means the 0.088oz ... see post
eyebrows help
sorry that my topic is not related to beauty issue! Does anyone know an expert to help define eyebrows? I never have anyone to define mine. But recently, I pay attention to my eyebrows since it could improve the look. I broom it myself and really not satisfy my current one. I also purchase some eyebrows products such as powder. I just got the Sephora tinted breeze yesterday. I am not sure I use it correctly, It is so wet when I apply on eyebrows. When I apply them, my eyebrows are just like  beetle.    I wonder Does Sephora have this service? help to define eyebrows that look suitable for my face and help me to choose the product. Or anyone know an expert?   Thank you!   Kim
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BEAUTY WHIZ kimbui2015 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Thank you, lylysa!   I really appreciate for your time of writing those for me. I will definitely check this out soon!   :)  see post
Too Faced Canadian Prices vs American Prices
I couldn't find a Too Faced thread for the life of me, so forgive me if one already exists! I got an email the other day from Too Faced about their Peanut Butter and Jelly palette (which is the most adorable makeup item I've ever seen btw), so I looked on their website to see how much it was. I was shocked to find out their 9-pan eyeshadow palettes are $52 Canadian! $52!!! That's only $7 less than the 16-pan palettes on Sephora! I switched to American dollars on their website out of curiosity, and the 9-pan palettes were only $36! I understand that our dollar is really low right now, but c'mon! A $16 price difference between American and Canadian dollars? And a $7 price difference between Too Faced website and Sephora? AND Too Faced charges $20 for shipping!!! Anyway, excuse the rant, I'm just so tired of Canadians getting screwed on pretty much everything.   Also, I heard that the Peanut Butter and Jelly palette isn't going to be available at Sephora, but if anyone knows this for sure please let me know! I'm obviously not going to order it from Too Faced!
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HALL OF FAMER HawaiianEyes7 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Omg their prices went up another dollar! :D see post
Skin Inc. Serum guidance?
I am in the process of revamping my whole skincare routine and makeup as well since it was way overdue (I'm 27 and was still using the same things I had been when I started using makeup at 17 = yikes!). None of the prior products I used were really holy grail worthy products but simply the lesser of many evils since I am SOOOO ridiculously sensitive to ingredients and fragrances that it made finding anything better always seem so impossible (that was before I ever walked into a Sephora for the first time) One of the things I have been looking into to take my current routine to the next level is finding a really good serum.   My skin has always been sensitive, acne-prone, and often see-sawed between overly dry when trying to treat the acne and end up with total overkill, to oily when my skin would try to compensate by increasing oil production, causing more breakouts, requiring more treatments, and the whole thing was just this nasty, vicious cycle. I am finally getting the breakouts under control but have quite a bit of the pit-type of scarring causing me to look older and also discoloration-type scars as well from fighting this for years. I also have dark circles under my eyes that are genetic so while nothing will likely completely eliminate them, I have been told at some points that where various eye creams have all failed to improve them, maybe a serum might help.   I have been really intrigued by the idea of mixing your own custom serum to address your skin's specific needs since in the past I have at times mixed or made my own skincare products to get the best fit for my skin. However, when I took the quiz on the Skin Inc. site, it gave me two different results two different times I took the quiz and now is sold out of the one that was the same both times. I am pretty sure I answered it all the same way both times so I am hoping someone can help point me in the right direction.   Thank you in advance for any help you can give me! I really appreciate it!
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Definitely understandable, prepping can definitely save on time during the moment of, and this is where things boil down to your personal take of whether or not the risk... see post
DIOR DIVA IS COMING TO AN END !
I e-mailed Dior an inquiry I had pertaining to Dior Diva and this was also included their reply:   " As of recently it has been announced that the Dior Diva Reward Program will reach it's final cycle for both United States and Canadian customers & retailers by of the end of this calendar year. All final entries must be submitted towards the program no later than December 22, 2015. Your current Dior Diva account balance, banked points and/or any additional receipts with purchases made prior to October 2015 would still be valid towards the program and redeeming rewards. However, all points must be claimed by December 22nd, 2015- as points will not carry over into the new year. You may redeem from or add to your points as you wish. When you are ready to l send in your receipts, please fill out the form (included with this email) and mail it and your accompanying receipts to our office "   It's incredibly unfortunate to see it end having only known about the loyalty program for only a few months.
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BEAUTY MASTER grayreb / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Man, i wish that had been the 500 point reward when I submitted my receipts. I love Night Shock. see post
Highlighter
Will Sephora carry Bobbi Brown's face highlighter? I found it in department stores in December 2015. It's fluid and was offered in 3 shades. I like to buy my products at Sephora if I can because I build points for my VIB Rouge account, get samples, and because of the awesome return policy.
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, RealArmyWife1!   By chance did the packaging look like the below:     If so, from what I'm finding, it may have been just a part of the 2015 Winter/Holiday ... see post
Animal Testing, Gluten & Vegan Info
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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SCENE QUEEN CDP7 / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
This is awesome info. Just yesterday I was trying to decide on a beauty box but gave up bc non were cruelty free. Thank you!! see post
Let's talk Packaging!
After all, It's the first thing you see on a product! What product packaging won you over, which do you hate? What products could become amazing with a little tweak of their packaging?
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BEAUTY WHIZ WaterlilyKari / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
The one I wish I could find and purchase JUST the package of is actually the Hakuho-do brush set! I could never justify the cost of the entire set, especially since I on... see post
why no store in Switzerland :( ?
hello, 'm living in switzerland and no shop for sephora here ? also i can't make order online because no shipping here please can you tell me if you are going to open soon a branch in switzerland or able to ship here thanks
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LindsayBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi RaniaAW,   We appreciate your interest in Sephora and hope to have a Sephora store near you someday soon! Sephora stores are currently opening all over the globe,... see post
Sephora vs. Ulta - The Verdict
I've been a VIB for a few years now, and my local Sephora is within walking distance of that "other" brand. I've heard rave reviews about their rewards program, most especially about their generous giving of free product with each new level reached and not samplers.   Today, I headed to my Sephora store for the VIB event, got my bag loaded up, and then...went to Ulta. I was actually there to get a tube of NYX lip gloss since I've heard so much about it, but I went through the whole store out of pure curiosity.   The verdict? While Ulta does carry drugstore brands and their rewards are pretty lofty in comparison...Sephora has my heart. Ulta felt too "superstore-ish". No offense, but a little...below...the standard and prestige of Sephora. So, Sephora, heed our call! Amp up our VIB rewards. Tidy up the shelves and demos in your stores (our store is a tad lacking in that dept.). And, keep up the great work! = )
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HALL OF FAMER MSena / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Don't think I can choose between them anymore-- but, if I had to, I'd still pick Sephora. It was my first love haha.    I agree that the Ulta in-store experience is la... see post
The sample challenge
ive found myself swimming in samples from the "haul-idays".  so in an effort to weed through them and maybe find some new loves for 2016 I think it's time for a new challenge!   The challenge is simple: try 5 samples a week, then give a simple review. Love it, hate it, etc     who's in? 
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HALL OF FAMER laketom / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Samples from the past week:   Miss Jessie's Super Slip Sudsy Shampoo about $11 for 8 oz         Wasn't a bad shampoo but nothing remarkable. It did the job but I di... see post
Will the Sephora Favorites Give Me Some Nude Lip be restocked?
It was released only 5 days ago, so I'm hoping it's not completely sold out already ;-; I've seen it pop in and out a bunch today, so that leads me to believe it should be restocked. I'd love to know, thanks!   (I reaaaaaaaaally want to purchase it)
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HALL OF FAMER sierrafallon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
it's out again :( see post
Charleston, SC opening date
Hello! I found out that Sephora is opening a standalone store in Charleston, SC. Exciting! But when is the date? Will there be an event? I asked on facebook a week or so ago and was given a link to sign up to receive e-mails, which is not what I needed. I already get e-mails and I was never notified of this new store. I would love more info! With the lack of events I would LOVE to attend an opening. Thanks!
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BEAUTY GURU Maria88 / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
hanks for a quick response! Do you know when we can expect to know more? And where should I look towards new info? I just don't want to find out the day of, or days a... see post
Autumn/Winter 2015 Found in the Wild "New"
Ok BT, what did you find today?   Canada users , please post here: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/What-s-Ne w-On-The-Site-Today-Canada/td-p/2164948 Sticky plug to a FABULOUS thread. Found a  Deal ? Post it herehttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/Deals-To o-Good-to-Pass-Up-Take-3/td-p/2324448 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. ^-^ Here is the retired thread in case you wanted to reference: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Spring -Summer-2015-Found-in-the-Wild-quot-New-quot/td-p/ ...   Most new items get listed on Tuesday evenings through Wednesday. Your help in spotting anything new is appreciated! It's a tad more difficult with very established and broad brands like Estee Lauder, Clinique, and Bobbi Brown that have deep selections for colors.    
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HALL OF FAMER meganlisa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Just posted a new one. Noticed you are right...and the old one says 2015...last year... Hope that's okay!!! http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Spring-Summ... see post
What's back in stock, Canada?
Since the VIBR sale is only a 4-day event this time, I think it might be a good idea to keep track of what's OOS and what's back in stock     OOS Items: Burberry Gold palette All Herbivore products May Coop raw sauce KVD eyeshadow in thunderstruck, raw powder and synergy http://www.sephora.com/metal-crush-eyeshadow-P3979 23?skuId=1711050 Shiseido cotton pad  http://www.sephora.com/facial-cotton-P173726?skuId =101220 Farmacy rise n shine http://www.sephora.com/rise-n-shine-daily-moisture -lock-P399971?skuId=1755032 Sephora SOKO to Tokyo Nude double dose of genius  http://www.sephora.com/double-dose-genius-P402013? skuId=1738095    
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Give Me Some Nude lip set is back..   Edit: I don't know if this would be the right thread for this post but I got excited :P see post
Best lighted magnifying mirror?
I've burned through a number of lighted magnified mirrors that I loved, but now I'm on the hunt for something new. Any suggestions of what to try or completely avoid?   I use the lighted magnifier for tweezing on a very regular basis, I'm obsessed with finding every little tiny stray hair. I also carefully use an extractor for some stubborn blackheads. (I never use a blemish extractor with a lance on the end and caution others to avoid lances too, that should be left to a professional dermatologist.) Hence, the reason for burning through them so quickly, not cheap ones either.   I use a regular mirror for applying skincare and makeup. I do my tweezing and makeup application while sitting on my bed, never in the bathroom. I don't want something you attach to a wall and would like to keep it under $75.00. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance. 😊 
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BEAUTY MAVEN Rissa1 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I really love my Ottlite and the mirror flips so you have both regular and magnified mirrors.  see post
Writing reviews about Sephora employees
often when i go into sephora, they give me a website to go to in order to write a review of my experience. does anyone have a link to that website? i keep forgetting to write reviews and then when i'm ready, i can't find the website.
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Narnarr / FRESH FACE / replied
i am a regular customer at the sephora store there, i have been with many girls there before and i appreciate all the help they give but sometimes you can see it in the... see post
what are the differences between beautyblenders?
BEAUTY WHIZ Kay522 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I've used both the red and the original pink beauty blenders. Both functioned the same, except the red one had the dye running out. It never had any effect on my makeup,... see post
Play! By Sephora Subscription Box Review And Discussion
Share photos and reviews on your Sephora Play Subscription Boxes here. If you're looking for reviews on any other box, look here: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/Subscription -box-photo-sharing/td-p/973905    The subscription program is only offered by invitation at the moment. If you have not received an invite, you can join the waiting list here: http://www.sephora.com/play    I do not have control over who receives invitations (whether they live in test cities or not), but I will edit this once the program opens to new groups.   If you want more information on the program or have questions not related to someone's box review, please visit this thread: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/PLAY-b y-SEPHORA-Invitation-FAQs/td-p/2124432
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HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Maybe. That makes more sense than thinking I keep erasing my original placeholder. see post
New brand Farmacy - feedback and discussion
So I noticed this new line of skincare products that both Sephora and QVC is carrying. Has anyone here used any of their products or personally heard good/bad things about the brand? I thought about purchasing the lip balm they have just to try the brand out. It appears to be an all natural line (which I can appreciate). Thanks in advance!
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HALL OF FAMER tehprincessjenn / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I agree too! I do end up having to wipe it on my makeup bag or car seat. (ew.)  see post
Has anyone ever had their review rejected?
I wrote a review yesterday and it seems like Sephora rejected it. It was my first first 1 star review and I spent a good amount of time on it. It wasn't a rude bashing review but an actually detailed and thorough review of the product.    All the reviews I've written were posted within a few hours of submitting it, even 2 star reviews.    Thanks for wasting my time Sephora.   Pro Tip: Always copy and paste your review in your notes before submitting your review. In the case where they reject a legit review, resubmit again.    EDIT: Thank you Candace for helping me resolve this issue! 
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HALL OF FAMER SydBristow / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The sugar free gummy bear reviews, the poor souls who wrote them, had me in tears.  see post
Kat Von D Compact Mirror
Ok. So I searched, randomly, on a bunch of KVD products that led me to this. Polyvore clearly has (had) a link to this product - and you need to clip products directly from the site you find it on? Has this mirror been out or what? This made me curious. I haven't seen any updates about it on the KVD beauty Instagram page either. Weird. 
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IT GIRL xmoneo / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
It didn't even cross my mind that this could be old! I just have the new compact in sight.  Yeah, thanks. But no thanks, hah! Think I'd rather wait for the re-release... see post