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The Question Thread: Because not all questions need their own thread.
I'm making this thread because I simply don't want to create a new thread for every little question that pops into my head, nor do I think that most questions need a separate topic.    I had previously just dropped whatever random question that came to mind into the Random Thread (thanks jemly!), but I had been thinking about starting this for a while and figured I'd give it a shot to see if it could be of any use.    I'm well aware that the people who could best utilize this thread will likely remain completely oblivious to it, but if it can consolidate even a small fraction of questions -- and maybe even generate some interesting conversations both beauty and non-beauty related -- that seems worthwhile.    Official thread mascots: The Curious Puppies.   Official thread anti-mascot: Lucille Bluth.   It probably would've been wise of me to have a relatively inane question to use as an example and kick this thread off...    Well, since I apparently don't have any pressing questions, I'll start with this two-parter:   What's your favorite drug store nail polish shade AND which official mascot puppy is your favorite? Bonus/Extra Credit: What's it's name?
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I don't think its too good to be true because this shows up as $31 still on the Canadian website and it lets me go to checkout with that price.  Probably just a glitch, ... 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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Gritty Glow is back in stock, in case anyone didn't get it through EL direct   @lachaton @Babypeachist @fatimamummy 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:    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:    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:
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It's late but here is my Play! Experience.   I went to the one in NYC (86th and Lexington). I got there late because of traffic issues. I wasn't the only late comer an... see post
A place to discuss anything relating to body care, hair care and nails.   Ask a question, post a review, share your favorite products, tips or tricks... anything goes and is welcomed!  
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Anyone ever heard of this brand: Living Sea Therapy? Trying to figure out where I can purchase this... So I think it's fairly new... no retailers have it yet... maybe I... 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 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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@KatieBT will the Givenchy Coral Gypsophila be restocked? see post
What are your favorite synthetic brushes?
I'm replacing my older natural hair brushes with synthetics (mostly for ethical reasons). I'm having an extremely hard time finding good quality synthetics, along with the right shapes of brushes that I prefer. I've recently bought two 242 brushes from MUFE, and although I like their shape, they're a little scratchy. I know real techniques are synthetics, but I find their selection of shapes, and variety very limiting (especially for eyes). I'm thinking about trying out Luxie brushes, and Sigma brushes. I've never purchased from either before. If you have any experiences with these companies I'd love to hear it! I'd also love to hear other suggestions if you have any. It's extremely hard shopping for these types of products as it seems everyone is paid for their good reviews. It's really hard to trust anyone.
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BEAUTY PRO eleonorarosa / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
@candyrivera I was still living in Italy when  I ordered online from their US store and had them shipped there. It took a while obviously but had no problem. Same positi... see post
2017 Spring Summer Found in the Wild
Posting all products that you see new on Sephora (though sometimes elsewhere as well).  I will heart all posts of something new.  Since the Spring collections are what is showing up, I started a new thread.  I might duplicate a few items from the past thread, sorry if I don't tag those who posted, but I don't want to cross tag just to note that you posted (and thanks for posting!!!).
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Now I really want them all, haha! Thanks @TamTam01 see post
Unicorns: Wanted and Sightings 2.0
Hello Beauties! I got permission to start a new Unicorns Wanted Thread. If you aren't familiar with the term, Unicorns are items that are hard to find, sold out, LE (Limited Edition), Country Exclusive, things like that.    This is the current updated list of Unicorns Wanted. If you have anything you want, please feel free to post to this thread or you can PM as well. If you have a photo of the item, that could be helpful as well. If I missed anyone from the previous thread, I'm so sorry, please let me know.    If you see something that someone is looking for, please let them know. You can tag them, tag me, or PM them as well.    Also, if you get something and no longer need it, please let me know.   ABH- Gleam Palette- dixie0215 Spoiler (Highlight to read) ABH Glow Kit Sweets- dixie0215 Spoiler (Highlight to read) ABH- Mario Palette- Anewxa, jen143xo, Saschattack Spoiler (Highlight to read) Armani Eyes to Kill Intense in Rose Popillia #30- Libellules Spoiler (Highlight to read) Bath and Body Works Candle in Paris Daydream-StephaniLynn Spoiler (Highlight to read) Becca Rose Quartz Highlighter- Anewxa Spoiler (Highlight to read)  Burberry London With Love Blush-annypoo Spoiler (Highlight to read) Burberry London With Love Bronzer-Madeline 7 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Chanel  Blushes: The new Cherry Blossom and Coralinne tweed blushes.- mrsbaine Spoiler (Highlight to read) Chanel Notorious-veronika23 Spoiler (Highlight to read)   CT Legendary Muse eye shadow palette-Imi82 Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Dior My Lady 005- Zpsid91 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Dior Miss Dior Blushes Especially 010-Zpsid91   Dior Nail Polish in 505 Early and 800 Now-Imi82 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Givency Lipstick in Magnolia Packaging- StephaniLynn Spoiler (Highlight to read) Guerlain Poudre de Soie- StephaniLynn Spoiler (Highlight to read) Guerlain Rouge G in Gems- NarNarNars Spoiler (Highlight to read) Guerlain Wulong Pressed Powder Compact and the Guerlain Perles du Dragon-xthisismyname Spoiler (Highlight to read) Illamasque Melange-buggirl Spoiler (Highlight to read) Jo Malone Bitter Orange and Chocolate-LCResz Spoiler (Highlight to read) KVD Metal Matte Palette- bea0t, jen143xo, dixie0215 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Laura Mercier Rose Redezvous- StephaniLynn Spoiler (Highlight to read) Lipstick Queen Monarch-  Gwenhwyfar, jenpred, veronika23, Imi82 Spoiler (Highlight to read) MAC Pressed Pigment Summer Honey- StephaniLynn Spoiler (Highlight to read) Nars X Sarah Moon: Isadora Blush, Indecent Proposal Lipstick. -StephaniLynn Spoiler (Highlight to read) Perfume from 1960's or before- meganlisa Spoiler (Highlight to read) Sephora Formula X Alchemy III Nail Polish- Anewxa Spoiler (Highlight to read) Sephora Serpentine Collection Bags- Samtian Spoiler (Highlight to read)  Sephora Cinderella Mirror from 2013- Panda168, pinyo Spoiler (Highlight to read) Shiseido Medusa-Imi82 Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Smashbox Ablaze Palette-jpineupple (Outside of the Americas.)  Spoiler (Highlight to read) Tom Ford L&B Malik- StephaniLynn Spoiler (Highlight to read) Tom Ford Cognac Sable-flonkerton Spoiler (Highlight to read) Tom Ford Pink Glow Palette-sravanthi Spoiler (Highlight to read) UD Alice In Wonderland Palette- sangova Spoiler (Highlight to read) UNII Palette- melde Spoiler (Highlight to read) YSL Star Clash Edition Lipstick in 09 Rose Stiletto- Anewxa Spoiler (Highlight to read)    
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@StephaniLynn see post Site Issues
Hey BeautyTalkers,   We want to make sure you know that we are working to fix the site issues affecting for the past couple of weeks. Some of the fixes we are working to restore include 404 error messages and "All Brands" page access. While we work on these fixes, please try clearing your cache/cookies and updating your browsers for a better experience.    We're starting to see improvements and are hoping everything will be working properly in a timely manner. If you see any issues please report them below.    Thanks! Katie   EDIT: Please include screenshots of the issues you're seeing if possible! It helps us out a lot  
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piscesfille / RISING STAR / replied
Just another comment regarding website and the issues with REVIEWS.  Since MONEY seems to be the great motivator maybe this will put it into perspective.  I have found t... see post
sale online, sale in store?
So right now the summer sale is going on and a lipstick i have been wanting is now on sale. So will this deal be also in stores too or online only??
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@Loveumakeup   Yes, I think the deal will be in stores too. Unless the item is marked as an 'online exclusive' item.    When my urban decay lipsticks were on sale on... see post
Inability to see reviews on anything other than a smartphone.
I still shop on my laptop. Unable to look at reviews that disappear seconds after the page loads. Reviews are crucial. Please fix this issue, so that I, and other shoppers, will be more confident in my purchases and less likely to run to a store to return something we can avoid with helpful reviews.    Best, TMMS
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Also having issues on safari using apple iPhone 6 and iPad Air. Reviews will be there for a good 5-10 seconds then immediately disappear. As shown by @thismademesmile. see post
Reviews MIA?
What's happened to all the online reviews?  Sometimes, when I click on a product, the reviews appear for a moment, then disappear.  Sometimes, I can click back to that first product page and see reviews, but it's a coin toss if the page stays long enough to read.  Anyone else encounter this?
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HALL OF FAMER ohheyitscindyk / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
This happens to me in Chrome as well. I've also noticed that when I click the next page of reviews, it scrolls me back to the top of the page, so I have to click "review... see post
All things K-Beauty!!
For those who don't know what this is, it stands for Korean Beauty!   Honestly, I'm surprised I don't see even more stuff posted about K-Beauty as it seems to be taking over right now.  I hear nothing but good things about their skincare, makeup, etc!   I recently got the Amorepacific cream as a 100 point perk and am really liking it for daytime moisture (although I think it may be better in the summer as I still feel a tad dry), and I hear good things about the Chosungah22 products which Sephora carries!   I also recently made a giant order through a Korean retailer called Jolse, can't wait to get my stuff!   Do you guys love K-Beauty? Do you have any reviews of stuff you've tried? I'm hoping to get this moving and that people will post in here regularly about skincare and cosmetics from Korea!
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As someone who's only been doing the k-beauty process for a year, I can definitely say that the essence is a core step for me. An SA explained that the essence is suppos... see post
PLAY! by SEPHORA Invitation FAQs
PLAY! by SEPHORA has some exciting news to share with you. Starting in May 2016, we’re expanding PLAY! to the lower 48 states and giving our PLAY! boxes a makeover!   For those of you already on the waitlist as of April 8 th , 2016, we will be sending out invitations in waves until all available spots are filled. Invitations will be sent based on when you joined the waitlist. Spots are still limited, so please act quickly if you receive an invitation. As a reminder, when you receive your invitation to join, be sure to enter the same email address used to join the waitlist. If you don’t receive an invitation this time around, or you joined the waitlist after April 8th – don’t worry! As more spots open up each month, we’ll continue to send out invitations on a rolling, first come, first served basis.   If you would like to join the waitlist, please enter your email by visiting . You will be included in future months’ invitations.   Q: When will invites be sent out to people who are on the waitlist? A: The first wave of invitations for signup will be sent during mid-April 2016. They will continue to be sent out in monthly increments as the program grows.   Q: Where does PLAY! by SEPHORA ship? A: PLAY! by SEPHORA is currently only available in the U.S. and can ship to any address in the contiguous 48 states.   Q: If I do get an invite, am I guaranteed a box? A: Box quantities are limited each month. If you are invited to subscribe to PLAY! by SEPHORA, please redeem your invitation and claim your spot as soon as possible so that you don’t miss out on that month’s box.   Q: Will Canadians have an opportunity to subscribe? A: PLAY! by SEPHORA is not currently available in Canada; however, we will keep you posted on any plans for expansion.   Q: I am a US resident and do not live in one of the contiguous 48 states. When will PLAY! be available to me? A: We are currently exploring ways to expand our shipping capabilities to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and US Military Bases. We'll be notifying clients as soon as we have an update and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.   For more PLAY! by SEPHORA FAQs please visit the following link>
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VictoriaLehr / FRESH FACE / replied
I am confused as to what is going on. I have been subscribed to Sephora's play box for the last 2 months. I changed my bank, and I have already called last month to cha... see post
Clarisonic foundation brush head
I don't think I seen a thread on this but has anyone tried this brush head? I saw a couple of you tubers using it and got curious. First off, as soon as I saw the new foundation brush head I thought I looked just like the satin luxe precision brush head. So me being me...of course I tried it out with the satin brush I already have and it worked really well. I wonder if they're basically the same brush with different colored bristles? 
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@AMK721 Thanks for responding. I think I'm going to go ahead and buy the actual foundation brush. I have the smart clarisonic and a Mia 2. Might as well put the Mia 2 to... see post
Website Down
The website isnt working for mac users. Any Link that i click on redirects to a bad server page. 
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Still not working correctly correctly on Mac, and not working correctly on iPad. see post
Glossier / Into the Gloss
Since Glossier launched its Phase 2 set today, I thought it would be a good time to start a thread for the brand. Plus, I'm a bit obsessed with its products.   PROMOS:  I have a referral link (you get 20% off, PM me for it).   Buy the new Priming Moisturizer Rich and the Milk Jelly Cleanser together and save $5.   Sometimes there are additional discounts and promos floating around IG. Tag me if you find one and I'll add it here.     NEWS:     Priming Moisturizer Rich, a richer (duh) face cream than the one in the original line. The original is my HG cream, so I wonder how this one will stack up. It's already lost points with me for the jar packaging, but let's hope it can make it up on the formula and results fronts. $35, 1.7 fl.oz. (the original is the same size and $10 cheaper).
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Aw, thanks for the update @Karmatic!  see post
Their popularity seems to be growing and with all the their brands why not have a thread dedicated to them!   Brands: NIOD Hylamide The Chemistry Brand The Ordinary Stemm The Fountain HIF White Rx Ab Crew   Coming Spoiler (Highlight to read) INHIBITIF Grow Gorgeous Loopha HalfTone WoodPekker Esho Stencil INHIBITIFGrow GorgeousLoophaHalfToneWoodPekkerEshoStencil COMING SOON/NEWS: The Ordinary - Foundation - AVAILABLE NOW   Where to Buy Sephora - NIOD/Hylamide/Fountain Beautylish - The Ordinary ASOS - The Ordinary - Hylamide/HIF/The Ordinary The Bay - Hylamide/HIF/Fountain/Hand Chemistry/NOID/The Ordinary   ~ Updated: May 1st 2017 ~
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Coming back to post about HIF anti-frizz support.   Still liking it.  The dryness and tangles I had at first are gone. I think that was just because of the switch betw... see post
Where did the Review Section Go?
I never order a product until I read the reviews on it.  The section is totally gone now.  Where did it go?
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The same thing keeps happening to me! It's very frustrating, I don't know how to fix it... see post
Looking for a sunscreen creme for under the makeup and a spray.......
Hello, I'm looking for a sunscreen that is either already in a moisturizer or as a separate creme that I can put under my makeup. And my makeup shouldn't dissolve because of the sunscreen. I had the problem before that my make up would run done my face after a few hours because of certain sunscreens.    And I'm also looking for a sunscreen spray - so I can,,refresh'' my sunscreen after a few hours!   My skin is combination - oily/normal and in the summertime I'm using philosophy renewed hope in a jar and in the winter philosophy renewed hope in a jar dry   Would be great if you could recommend products that are available in Canada!     Thank you!  
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@rsebastian My personal favourite is La Roche Posay Anthelios Ultra Fluid (I get it at Shoppers Drug Mart - BeautyBoutique website has it available online).    My face... see post
When are Drunk Elephant Littles coming back to Sephora?
Does anyone know when the DE Littles are coming back? DE restocked on their site, but I really want to purchase through Sephora for the points Thanks!
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Thanks, everyone - I stalked the site daily until they came back in and ordered. They should arrive Tuesday! Can't wait to try this line. I'm allergic to everything, but... see post
As a longtime Hourglass lover and addict I figured it was time BT had a dedicated thread to one of our/my  favorite brands!    Direct link to the Hourglass page on Sephora:   What are your favorite products from this line?   New at Sephora: Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush in Euphoric Fusion Ambient Lighting Bronzer in Nude Bronze Light Ambient Lighting Bronzer in Diffused Bronze Light GIRL Lip Stylo 4156...   Travel Size Ambient Lighting Powders (All Shades)     Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick   Ambient Lighting Edit- Surreal Light   Not Sold at Sephora:     Curator Lash Instrument       Curator Ascent Extended Wear Lash Primer     Curator Realist Defining Mascara Formula     
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@purly I can take some pics of Brilliant Nude and Incandescent Electra beside each other for you, if you'd like. :)  see post
I would love to be able to organize my loves list
I would love if we would be able to create folders on our loves list to further organize. We could create multiple folders and name them whatever we wanted, that would be so useful and I'm completely sure others would agree!
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This is what I came here to say.   I'm in the market for a new angled liner brush and I've just added all the potentials into my Loves to keep track of them. I've done... see post
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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jets544 / FRESH FACE / replied
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Discontinued Brands & Products
@moderator ( and want feedback from everyone on Beauty Talk ):  I would really like to see Sephora add a link which could be accessed from the home page going to a section listing brands and products that are being discontinued.  Right now the only way to find out is when I go to order one of my favorite products and I find that it’s no longer listed on the website.  The way it is right now, when an entire brand is being discontinued the brand’s product page will still pop up when selected, but it will only have the items that are still remaining in Sephora’s stock. It would be really great if Sephora would add a link to the home page that says something similar to other websites I’ve seen that has this feature that’s called, for instance: -          Going, Going, Gone -          Last Chance -          Goodbyes -          RIPs -          Curtain Call   I know this would help me a lot and I’d like to know what all of the rest of you think about the idea, too. Thanks!  
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BEAUTY WHIZ greeneyedgirl107 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
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Sephora PLAY & Flash Shipping
Does anyone know if Sephora Play  ships via FLASH shipping if applicable? 
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Nope, it's via USPS. see post
Sephora x Disney 2.0
Original TrendMood annoucement: Spoiler (Highlight to read)           Pictures from TrendMood and Specktranet: Ariel   Aurora   Belle   Cinderella   Snow White     Frozen   Price: $32 each   Release date: 9/15/15 (ONLINE and IN STORE ONLY at Sephora Downtown Disney)   LINK
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Cinderella compact (2016 version) back in stock: see post
how much will it cost for only eye shadow and wing eye liner to be done in store
Hi @tonyaf,   You probably can walk in to get that done at our Beauty Studio (mini makeover).    For a more detailed makeover, our Custom Makeover is complimenta... 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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Shipping can vary. It may take 2 days for processing, sometimes longer if there is a sale and more people are making purchases. If you order certain products, like nail ... see post
All about Ciate London!
Hi everyone! I can't find a thread about Ciate so thought I'll make one since I'm so so excited for their new eye-shadow palettes. The teasers on Instagram are killing me with suspense! I think they look gorgeous already and plan to get all of them! What does everyone think about their recent launches? I have both the Olivia Palermo eye-shadow palettes and they are definitely my go to for everyday and special occasion makeup.   PS: I've never made a thread before so please let me know if this is OK!!
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HALL OF FAMER michelleshops / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Oh that's exciting!  This palette looks really nice! see post