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PAT McGRATH LABS
Since the brand is coming to Sephora (US ONLY) I thought I'd start a thread just for the brand for news and info.  Maybe if this launch goes well more products will be added and hopefully Canada will get it too!  I really want these!!!! The golden is to die for!   Skin Fetish 003 - Sign up for emails. This product will be available for sale to VIB and VIB Rouge clients on May 2 . It will be available to all clients on May 10.   http://www.sephora.com/skin-fetish-003-P408405?sku Id=1831239&icid2=brand%20content_undefined_brand at...      
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HALL OF FAMER kso1225 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The color is more noticeable in person, but it's still only at certain angles that it looks pink so it's not too bold.  Like the gold, it's less stark than when I swatch... see post
Mineral Foundation/Cream Highlighter
I have Bare Minerals mineral foundation and Becca liquid highlighter. What is the proper order for applying both products? Thanks!
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BEAUTY BOSS sabrinas / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
A foundation is your base, so it's always first (unless you have primer as well, then that's obviously first).  Just think of it this way, if you were going to be applyi... see post
Show Us Your Collection
A place to post photos of whatever part of your makeup collection you want. All your black eyeliners. The nail polishes with the funniest names. Your summer vs. your winter foundations. All your perfume minis. Your most treasured items. Whatever.   (Shout out to our beloved  @Mochapj  for reminding me to do this. Also, we can "at" mention people now?!)   To start, here are all my mini Urban Decay lipsticks.  
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HALL OF FAMER Mochapj / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Lol @TKLJ - I think it's a candle 😆 see post
Let's Talk About NARS!
A lot of the other big beauty brands have their own threads now, so I thought, why not NARS?   Let's share news about new collections, feedback on products, etc here.   The audacious thread:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Show-Me-Your- Audacious-Collection/m-p/1695820#M10941   Spring 2016: Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Summer 2016:     Fall 2016: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Have you picked up anything from the collection so far?  Do tell! 
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BEAUTY BOSS sabrinas / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Oh so you're just like me but darker! Thanks :) Yah I wish they wouldn't transfer either, maybe I'll try it out anyways and see how it is! see post
THE TARTE THREAD!!!
NEWS, UPCOMING COLLECTIONS, DISCUSSIONS AND SWATCHES!   I was surprised there wasn't a dedicated thread for the brand especially since they have really upped their game recently. So since pretty much every brand has a thread I thought to start one for Tarte!   They have been slaying with the recent launches and truly on a roll with more amazing products to come! I picked up the LE rainforest of the sea eyeshadow palette and I am really enjoying their new eyeshadow formula - you need this one!    Coming very soon to Sephora April 5th TBA :     Tarteist blush palette LE  clay pot eyeshadow liners in cobalt, white, mint and rose gold    
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HALL OF FAMER meganlisa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thanks!  I'm really happy with everything.  Other than impassioned, these were a few of my recent sale impulse buys and I  love them!  Backtalk was such a surprise.  If ... see post
Urban Decay Thread!
HIGH TIME I updated the OP.   Upcoming Releases:   Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette, $60 5 Lipsticks, $18             UD (dot) com Exclusive shades that I own and can swatch for people: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Revolution lipstick: Gash, Protest, Matte Carnal Revolution gloss: Gash, Shadowheart Blush: Satisfy Other: Gash nail polish Revolution lipstick: Gash, Protest, Matte CarnalRevolution gloss: Gash, ShadowheartBlush: SatisfyOther: Gash nail polish
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HALL OF FAMER niki172 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
For those signed up with the UD junkie program the Alice collection is up for purchase on UD's website. Picked up Mad Hatter as that one seems kinda popular. see post
Sephora Collection: Disney Minnie Beauty
Coming soon! So excited for this collection. I especially love the Rouge exclusive handheld mirror! http://www.sephora.com/disney-minnie-beauty-by-sep hora-collection-P406039?skuId=1767227&icid2=search ...  
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BEAUTY WHIZ thesupergirl7 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Omg, there are tears forming in my eyes. This is absolutely the sweetest thing ever!!! Thank you so much @MickeyMouse4e!!!! I have been constantly bombarding Sephora's ... see post
Tom Ford Updates
Hey Beauties- We have ALOT of threads around here for Tom Ford products. I figured I'd start one thread where we can update each other on items as they come out or we see them available.    For all my UK'ers, or people willing to pay for shipping from the UK, Harrods has Softcore and Nude Dip from the Fall collection available right now. Happy Shopping! 
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HALL OF FAMER Grahamcrackers / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Foundation
I simply want to find the best foundation! Anyone have any favorites they would like to share?
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ishasriv / NEWCOMER / replied
I love Clinique's acne solution foundation. It is medium -full coverage.  see post
The Japanese Beauty/Brush Enthusiasts Thread
I'm sure I'm not the only fan of Japanese beauty products/makeup/brushes/aesthetic on BT.  I like to keep up on upcoming  Japanese beauty for my own personal purchasing, but since we don't have a thread for this, I thought I'd start one.   Feel free to contribute whatever Japanese beauty or brushes float your boat.  Some of my personal favorites are Addiction by Ayako, Three, and Les Merveilleuses de Laduree (I know, not exactly ' Japanese ' but they release a lot of their LE products there)  But, I'm sure we have some fans of Jill Stuart, Suqqu, RMK, Chicca, Elegance, all the different Shiseido sub brands, and more, so let's share the love!   Upcoming Collections: Three - 'Let the Happiness In' Summer 2016 - May 11 Addiction by Ayako - 'Never Ending Summer' - April 1/May 6  
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HALL OF FAMER MaryK82 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@Cyncynn thanks so much for all the info! This is so helpful! Yes, it was just so much cuteness last time, it gets overwhelming! I think I spent an hour in Shiseido at ... see post
MAC Love and Releases Thread!
Since MAC has so many releases coming I thought we could share this info here and our love for the brand   ** MAC SELECT - NEW LOYALTY PROGRAM / US ONLY** Spoiler (Highlight to read)   MAC Air of Style - ONLINE & IN STORES NOW + 4 lipsticks excl. to Macy's HALSEY Lipstick - ONLINE NOW (ONLINE ONLY) FUTURE MAC - ONLINE & IN STORES NOW VERSICOLOUR STAIN - ONLINE & IN STORES NOW NEW MINERALIZE SKINFINISH - ONLINE & IN STORES NOW CAITLYN JENNER LIPSTICK - ONLINE NOW DEJ LOAF Lipglass - April 14th ONLINE NOW PRO BEYOND TWISTED LASH - ONLINE NOW LION BABE Liquidlast Liner - ONLINE NOW BROOKE CANDY (part 2) ONLINE NOW - IN STORE May 5th     MAY MAC TRANSFORMED - May 2nd MAC x CHRIS CHANG ONLINE May 5th, STORE May 12th MAC  PRO LONGWEAR WATERPROOF COLOUR STICK - May 14th VIBE TRIBE - May 19th   JUNE SOFT SERVE June 11th   JULY GOOD LUCK TROLLS ONLINE July 28th, STORES Aug. 4th   Coming soon in 2016 MAC x Selena (October 2016) New Strobe products Mariah Carey Beauty Icon Collection ** mini lipsticks / collection unknown** MAC x Tanya Taylor NYC MAC x Star Trek (Late Aug/early Sept. // presale 1 day only at comic con July 21st) MAC Softcore & PlayLab     ***Updated April 28th 2016***    
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HALL OF FAMER karap03 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Darn. Okay thanks! see post
THE VISEART THREAD
Thought I'd start a thread just for Viseart since so many of us LOVE them.   I love to encourage a small brand as opposed to a brand where you pay for the name. The eye shadow quality can't be beat! ************************************************** ******* Saw this on Facebook a while back and thought I'd add it here.   A 12 color Viseart Eyeshadow Palette is $80 USD (before pro discount). Each eyeshadow pan is 2 grams and valued at approx. $6 ($3.00 per gram).   MAC has reduced the price of their single eyeshadows refills from $10 USD to $6 USD each. So 12 colors at the new reduced price would be $72 USD (before pro discount). Add the $8 USD empty palette to store them and we're back to $80 USD.   EXCEPT: Each MAC eyeshadow pan is only 1.3 grams ($4.62 per gram). You're getting only 15.6 grams of product, as opposed to the 24 grams of eyeshadow in the Viseart palette. That's a loss of over 8 grams of product.   FINAL ANALYSIS: It would cost $119 USD for MAC to duplicate the Viseart palette (24 grams of MAC eyeshadow at $4.62 per gram and $8 for the palette).   ************************************************** ******* NEW PRODUCTS Theory palettes - Cashmere, Minx, Chroma (6 pan) Ribbons Boheme 02 (12 pan) ~ Now at Muse Beauty (new lower shipping rate for Canada! Yay!!!) ~ Theory palettes & Ribbons LIVE in the US (no news for Canada)     More releases coming up this year! Will post when I have more info     Updated: April 25 2016
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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
True @Mochapj! I think most swatches for these went L-R... I would have done t-b for each column! :D see post
Burberry Beauty Updates
  In the vein of the recent Tom Ford Updates and Chanel Updates threads, I thought I would start one for Burberry! I think they have had a ton of great releases recently (new eye shadow formula, kisses lippies). Burberry is one of the most consistently good designer lines in my opinion.   what items have you liked recently from Burberry? Anything you are waiting for or have your eye on?   edit: replacing fall 2015 pictures with spring 2016    
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BEAUTY MASTER Milou07 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Ditto what kso said.  I swear everything @lachaton posts I want to buy.  Everything looks so gorgeous on you!  You enabled me into buying both the Clinique cheek pops a... see post
Let's talk about Surratt!
I was looking for a general brand thread but it seems we don't have one. I blindly ordered the blush in Grisaille (to qualify for a promo), with such low expectations that I actually screamed "Oh. My. God!!!" as I was putting it on this morning. The texture of that blush is almost like a cream-to-powder, and super soft, like an angel's behind. The price is a little hard to swallow for something so little, and I wish the pan was magnetic instead of stick-on, but I still think I'll be picking up a few more colors because the formula is divine.    What about you—what are your favorite Surratt items?
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BEAUTY MASTER Maria88 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
@Mochapj No problem! I wanted to love it because it's legit skin like and it's a perfect color match (1st time out of the millions of foundations I've tried)...but I ju... see post
Mask TSB
Mask TSB, ROUND TWO  to start March 7th.     Feel free to request a spot on the waitlist for future rounds!   Participation Requirements:   Spoiler (Highlight to read) -18 or older -live in the US or Canada (let me know which; Canadians things work a little differently for) -Have 500+ hearts, or be on the successful traders list, or have successfully participated in previous TSBs, all that said, this is at my discretion and if I don't know who you are I will ask around before making a decision -be willing to provide box coordinator(s) with your name, shipping address, and personal e-mail address -be able to afford shipping -be willing to post tracking numbers -be able to photograph and catalogue your ins and outs -be able to get the box back in the mail within four post office business days (so not counting Sundays or Holidays) -18 or older-live in the US or Canada (let me know which; Canadians things work a little differently for)-Have 500+ hearts, or be on the successful traders list, or have successfully participated in previous TSBs, all that said, this is at my discretion and if I don't know who you are I will ask around before making a decision-be willing to provide box coordinator(s) with your name, shipping address, and personal e-mail address-be able to afford shipping-be willing to post tracking numbers-be able to photograph and catalogue your ins and outs-be able to get the box back in the mail within four post office business days (so not counting Sundays or Holidays)     Item requirements: Masks! Sheet, mud, overnight, eye, lip, if it says "mask" on it it's eligible! Unopened products only.   Swap requirements:   Spoiler (Highlight to read) 1:1 Foil for foil Sheet mask for sheet mask DS for DS FS for FS   1:2 FS for DS DS for sheet mask sheet mask for undereye gels (2 SETS)   1:3 FS for sheet mask notes: 1 set of undereye gels = 1 lip mask gel   Of course, if you're feeling generous that's always appreciated! 1:1Foil for foilSheet mask for sheet maskDS for DSFS for FS 1:2FS for DSDS for sheet masksheet mask for undereye gels (2 SETS) 1:3 FS for sheet masknotes:1 set of undereye gels = 1 lip mask gel Of course, if you're feeling generous that's always appreciated!     When the box is ready to retire I will make up "pamper packets" and give them to individuals I know or who are friends of friends in the deaf/deaf-blind community, many of whom fly under the radar for normal charities or assistive programs.   Participants: Spoiler (Highlight to read) 1. Spotspotcat  2. lipstick4soul 3. kelloua 4. greenporchlights 5. carrieloulou 6. buggirl 7.JazaChai 8. Laynebr 9.Samtian 10.Zpsid91 1. Spotspotcat 2. lipstick4soul3. kelloua4. greenporchlights5. carrieloulou6. buggirl7.JazaChai8. Laynebr9.Samtian10.Zpsid91  Waitlist: Spoiler (Highlight to read) gwenhwyfar mrstrish weeeweeeeeee roseps135 blondesluv2shop dalidyli TopazBeth StephaniLynn gwenhwyfarmrstrishweeeweeeeeeeroseps135blondesluv2 shopdalidyliTopazBethStephaniLynn   Canadians: Spoiler (Highlight to read) If any of our lovely Northern ladies are interested I would be happy to do individual swaps from the box contents with you after each US round. I will PM you when I have it in hand and can show you what's in it to see if you're interested.  If any of our lovely Northern ladies are interested I would be happy to do individual swaps from the box contents with you after each US round. I will PM you when I have it in hand and can show you what's in it to see if you're interested.     
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HALL OF FAMER buggirl / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ok, package was in the mail yesterday around 9am, but i promptly headed out of town for a work conference so Im just getting online to post the tracking number. Expected... see post
❤️Becca thread
I have seen lots of new threads pop up devoted to specific brands and thought I would get some other opinions and ideas about the best of becca.     I just in the last year have really fallen in love with this brand. We newest favs are backlight priming filter and blush in flowerchild. I feel like shimmering skin perfector is a must have for every makeup lover. I love using the backlight targeted colour corrector on my dark under eye circles.   I have though about trying foundation anyone have any suggestions?what are your favorites?
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HALL OF FAMER beauty2sample / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Here's some more information....subject to change.  :)   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions/COMING-SOON-Products-that-don-t-have-a-release-date/m-p/245... see post
Let's talk about Charlotte Tilbury..
I already have the Filmstar bronze & glow palette but looking into some of her other products.   Does anyone have any experiences they would like to share esp with her Light Wonder Foundation, her blush and the Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder? I'm interested in getting these three things but still on the fence about taking the plunge!    Please let me know, many BTers opinions have helped me out on products before Thanks in advance!
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BEAUTY BOSS natalie12 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
@Mochapj Haha, I'm glad you can pull it off. I just get cravings for chocolate!  see post
YSL Love / Updates
Seeing threads for lots of other lovely brands, with my love for YSL growing, I found it only fitting to start a YSL Love / Updates thread (if I missed an existing one, please let me know)!   Please feel free to share any updates about the brand, reviews, YSL looks,  or general love you feel like sharing       Swatches of newest palette / quint - Savage Escape!:     New Vinyl Couture Mascaras (Pre-Order)       Full Metal shadows in 9 Misty Green & 10 Wet Blue    
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HALL OF FAMER Mochapj / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@DaintyDiva NEVER abandon that dream :D see post
Foundation Help Please?
Looking for a foundation that can last 8+ hours, that's full coverage. Something that can cover up blemishes and redness with less than 2 pumps and survive 90+ degree weather with a dewy/natural finish. I'm currently using Too Faced Born This Way Foundation, but I don't know why it doesn't seem to be doing as much for my overall look. I've got dry, sensitive skin, and lately when I pair it with my Too Faced Hangover Primer it gets both flaky/cakey.
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BEAUTY SAVANT haleyhamill / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
You're asking for a lot here. When it comes to foundation lasting, make sure you're using the right kind of primer. Primers can definitely elongate the wear of foundatio... see post
Discontinued NARS Powder Foundation?
I've been trying to find a replacement for my NARS Powder Foundation ever since it was discontinued and still haven't managed to find one that I love as much. Anyone have any recommendations or found one that is pretty similar?    Thanks! 
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BEAUTY SAVANT haleyhamill / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Smashbox Photo Filter Powder Foundation is perfeecccttttt!  see post
The MUFE Make Up For Ever Thread
We don't have one!  Just discussing new MUFE products and I realized the information is on different threads. So here it is...a thread for new releases  
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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
First impressions on the new MUFE liners   It glides very well.  It has a good slip, not too soft that it's messy and not too firm that it tugs on your skin. Good pigm... see post
Can someone tell me what the palest shade in Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation is? I am very fair so I would need the lighest shade.
HALL OF FAMER TrysBeautyItems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The lightest shade isn't the same across brands nor undertone.    Do you have a current foundation that matches closely, that we can compare? Or what's your undertone ... see post
Makeup Brand Equivalency
Hey folks! I've been talking about doing this for a while and finally decided to just get it started! I would love it if as a community we could decide on brand equivelancies and have kind of a master list to refer to for trades and TSB's. (Keeping in mind that LE/Unicorns etc are not accounted for here.) I want to start with this and eventually make a skincare brand list as well. I will post 3-5 brands every day and I want you guys to tell me what your thoughts are and where it would fit in these categories: 1. Drugstore A [run of the mill] (ex: Revlon, L'Oreal' Wet n Wild, Ulta) 2. Drugstore B [more desirable] (ex: NYX, Catrice, Sephora) 3. Low-end (ex: theBalm) 4. Mid-Range (ex: Clinique, Besame) 5. High End (ex: Bobbi Brown, Burberry) 6. Superstar (ex: CHANEL, Tom Ford)   Spreadsheet: Spoiler (Highlight to read) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-xO9Y6Ot-v FZZvyZ6v8a7PYEpetFVs5kGDnPf5sN1bY/edit?usp=sharing https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-xO9Y6Ot-v FZZvyZ6v8a7PYEpetFVs5kGDnPf5sN1bY/edit?usp=sharing Please post your thoughts in a comment under the brand comment I make. Remember, we are only judging based on the makeup so if a brand also has skincare or perfume or something else entirely good for them but it's not relevant right now! :-)   You will have one week to weigh in on a brand before I add it to the spreadsheet.
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BEAUTY GURU Geminichilde / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
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Prom?
What should I do for prom makeup? How much does Sephora charge for makeovers?
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HALL OF FAMER kissXmakeup / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi @BreannaLynnP! Welcome to BT! Sephora doesn't charge for makeovers, however, you must make an appointment and you do have to spend $50 that day. I'd suggest to purch... see post
Which foundation, Which shade?
I really want to try out a new foundation. I have used beauty control foundation for at least 10 years and my shade was always about a Y-2, sometimes a Y-3. I have a yellow undertone and pretty oily skin. I'm wanting something with mostly a full coverage. I thought about trying the clinique too, but I have no idea what shade I would get. Help me please!
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @britnim77!  Below are three suggestions for foundations that may meet your requirements.  You don't say how dark or light your skin is so I am not able to give you... see post
Invite Only Fragrance TSB
    ***I will also be hosting an OPEN FRAGRANCE TSB in May (unless someone else wants to host one sooner)***   Starting February 22nd ! This fragrance TSB is to share favorite scents and rehome ones that just didn't agree with us from HE and niche/indie brands.   If for some reason I can't weigh in on a trade or this TSB is out while I'm traveling in April and some sort of decision is needed then my co-host Libellules will step in! Yay!   Confirmed participants and order: Spoiler (Highlight to read) 1 - GPL 2 - MeganLisa 3 - TSQ 4 - Libellules  5 - L4S 6 - buggirl 7 - TTBC 8 - sister13 9 - Sprytely! |   1 - GPL2 - MeganLisa3 - TSQ4 - Libellules 5 - L4S6 - buggirl7 - TTBC8 - sister139 - Sprytely! |  Rules to TSB by: Spoiler (Highlight to read)  -brand equivelancies and/or desirability equivelancies; think about it.  -samples, decants, minis, coffrets can all be lightly used/less than full (don't prove me wrong and be a jerkface, then I'll be sad, and sad Sprytelies are just pathetic) -rollerballs--NEW only, please -please LIST your ins and outs (brand/house, scent, and general size) -mail the box on within 5 post office business days, or let us know ASAP if that's a problem and you need it a little longer (it's a lot of small not necessarily visually interesting stuff to go through! lol and this will give you time to research scents you're unfamiliar with to see if you're interested!)  -ship via either USPS or UPS, this will generally be ground shipping and take longer than usual.  -I will accept donations for the open fragrance TSB I will be hosting in May, if there are samples or minis that you just don't want taking up space in your life anymore! lol  -brand equivelancies and/or desirability equivelancies; think about it. -samples, decants, minis, coffrets can all be lightly used/less than full (don't prove me wrong and be a jerkface, then I'll be sad, and sad Sprytelies are just pathetic)-rollerballs--NEW only, please-please LIST your ins and outs (brand/house, scent, and general size)-mail the box on within 5 post office business days, or let us know ASAP if that's a problem and you need it a little longer (it's a lot of small not necessarily visually interesting stuff to go through! lol and this will give you time to research scents you're unfamiliar with to see if you're interested!) -ship via either USPS or UPS, this will generally be ground shipping and take longer than usual. -I will accept donations for the open fragrance TSB I will be hosting in May, if there are samples or minis that you just don't want taking up space in your life anymore! lol   Let us put together a list of what each person is willing to decant and how many samples they're willing to make and who would be interested (so we're not wasting anything) as well as ISO lists, if you happen to have one.   Tips for decanting: Spoiler (Highlight to read) -Decanting supplies (pipettes and vials) will be included in the TSB for those who don't already have them. -Please label decants CLEARLY -Wait until you see what's in the box and what you want before decanting, that way you'll know you can trade it for something you want! -Decanting supplies (pipettes and vials) will be included in the TSB for those who don't already have them.-Please label decants CLEARLY-Wait until you see what's in the box and what you want before decanting, that way you'll know you can trade it for something you want! Key: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Product name * for each decant they'd be willing to make (names of interested parties)   example: Fresh Cannabis Santal ** (Sprytely) so person X has Fresh's Cannabis Santal, they'd be willing to do two decants but Sprytely is the only interested party. Product name* for each decant they'd be willing to make(names of interested parties) example:Fresh Cannabis Santal ** (Sprytely)so person X has Fresh's Cannabis Santal, they'd be willing to do two decants but Sprytely is the only interested party. Sprytely: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Could decant: Serge Lutens Datura Noir** (sister) Serge Lutens fille en anguilles** Serge Lutens Chergui** (sister, GPL) Serge Lutens Five o'clock au gingembre** (GPL, TTBC, libellules) Acgua di Parma Aqua nobile gelsomino*** (sister) Floris Lily of the Valley ** (TTBC) Penhaligon Ostara* (TTBC) Penhaligon LP No.9* L'Artisan Parfeumer Tea for Two *** (GPL, TTBC, libellules) Dior Diorissimo EDT ** Lili Bermuda Mary Celestia **maaaybe* (libellules) ISO: nothing specific, my tastes are all over the place! Could decant erge Lutens Datura Noir** (sister)Serge Lutens fille en anguilles**Serge Lutens Chergui** (sister, GPL)Serge Lutens Five o'clock au gingembre** (GPL, TTBC, libellules)Acgua di Parma Aqua nobile gelsomino*** (sister)Floris Lily of the Valley ** (TTBC)Penhaligon Ostara* (TTBC)Penhaligon LP No.9*L'Artisan Parfeumer Tea for Two *** (GPL, TTBC, libellules)Dior Diorissimo EDT **Lili Bermuda Mary Celestia **maaaybe* (libellules)ISO: nothing specific, my tastes are all over the place! Libellules: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Could decant: Chanel Chance EDP***** L'Antichambre Le Chocolat** (sister13, TTBC) L'Antichambre Fir Balsam* L'Antichambre Poivre* (buggirl) Marni EDP***** (Sprytely) Prada Ambre**(TTBC) Serge Lutens Fleur d'Oranger** (sister13, TTBC, Sprytely) Serge Lutens Gris Clair* (TTBC, GPL) Serge Lutens Serge Noire** Tauer PHI Une Rose de Kandahar** (sister13) (buggirl) Tom Ford Amber Absolute** (buggirl, TTBC) Tom Ford Oud Wood* (swiping this one from my BF :x) (Sprytely) Tom Ford Noire Pour Femme* Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille* (GPL) Tom Ford Tuscan Leather** (buggirl) ISO:  I love me some smokey! Also would love to find a gourmand coffee or minty fragrance :x Could decant:Chanel Chance EDP*****L'Antichambre Le Chocolat** (sister13, TTBC)L'Antichambre Fir Balsam*L'Antichambre Poivre* (buggirl)Marni EDP***** (Sprytely)Prada Ambre**(TTBC)Serge Lutens Fleur d'Oranger** (sister13, TTBC, Sprytely)Serge Lutens Gris Clair* (TTBC, GPL)Serge Lutens Serge Noire**Tauer PHI Une Rose de Kandahar** (sister13) (buggirl)Tom Ford Amber Absolute** (buggirl, TTBC)Tom Ford Oud Wood* (swiping this one from my BF :x) (Sprytely)Tom Ford Noire Pour Femme*Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille* (GPL)Tom Ford Tuscan Leather** (buggirl)ISO: I love me some smokey! Also would love to find a gourmand coffee or minty fragrance :x sister13: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Could decant: Annick Goutal Le Jasmin EDP (LE)** Bond No. 9 Nuits de Noho* (Libellules) Byredo Bal d'Afrique** (L4S, GPL, Buggirl) By Kilian Voulez Vous Coucher Avec Moi?** (Libellules) Chanel No. 5 eau Premiere*** Chanel Coco Noir** (TTBC, GPL) Chanel Une Fleur de Chanel* Christian Lacroix for Women** D&G 1 L'Imperatrice** D&G 10 La Roue de la Fortune** Estée Lauder Tuscany per Donna** Estée Lauder Youth Dew Amber Nude* Frederic Malle Carnal Flower*** (Sprytely, TTBC, GPL, Libellules) Guerlain Angelique Noir** (TTBC, L4S, GPL) Guerlain Terracotta* (L4S) Jil Sander No. 4** (Sprytely) La Prairie Silver Rain* Libre d'Orange Remarkable People*** Lily Bermuda South Water** (TTBC) Monyette Paris (EDT)** The Different Company Jasmin de Nuit* (Sprytely, L4S) Tokyomilk Bittersweet** Tokyomilk La Vie la mort** Tokyomilk Tainted Love** Tom Ford Costa Azzura** (Sprytely, Buggirl) Valentina Pink** Van Cleef & Arpel Faerie Spring Blossom** (TTBC) ISO: SL Tuberuese Criminelle, Chanel Gardenia, By Kilian Boutique Exclusives or Middle East Exclusives (long shot), or other great Tuberose, Jasmine or Gardenia, and/or Amber scents. Could decant:Annick Goutal Le Jasmin EDP (LE)**Bond No. 9 Nuits de Noho* (Libellules)Byredo Bal d'Afrique** (L4S, GPL, Buggirl)By Kilian Voulez Vous Coucher Avec Moi?** (Libellules)Chanel No. 5 eau Premiere***Chanel Coco Noir** (TTBC, GPL)Chanel Une Fleur de Chanel*Christian Lacroix for Women**D&G 1 L'Imperatrice**D&G 10 La Roue de la Fortune**Estée Lauder Tuscany per Donna**Estée Lauder Youth Dew Amber Nude*Frederic Malle Carnal Flower*** (Sprytely, TTBC, GPL, Libellules)Guerlain Angelique Noir** (TTBC, L4S, GPL)Guerlain Terracotta* (L4S)Jil Sander No. 4** (Sprytely)La Prairie Silver Rain*Libre d'Orange Remarkable People***Lily Bermuda South Water** (TTBC)Monyette Paris (EDT)**The Different Company Jasmin de Nuit* (Sprytely, L4S)Tokyomilk Bittersweet**Tokyomilk La Vie la mort**Tokyomilk Tainted Love**Tom Ford Costa Azzura** (Sprytely, Buggirl)Valentina Pink**Van Cleef & Arpel Faerie Spring Blossom** (TTBC)ISO L Tuberuese Criminelle, Chanel Gardenia, By Kilian Boutique Exclusives or Middle East Exclusives (long shot), or other great Tuberose, Jasmine or Gardenia, and/or Amber scents. TriesToBoClassy: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Could decant: Fresh Sake** (Sprytely, GPL) Fresh Life** Gucci Envy (discontinued)* Hermes Jardin Sur le Nil** Hermes Kelly Caleche* Hermes 24 Faubourg Eau Delicate** Dior Miss Dior Eau Fraiche (discontinued)** Eau D'Italie Sienne L'hiver** Serge Lutens Vierge de Fer* (GPL,libellules) Stella McCartney EdP (old ver)* Jo Malone Dark Amber & Gingerlily**(buggirl, GPL, Sprytely) Tom Ford Santal Blush**(buggirl, libellules, GPL) ISO: Could decant:Fresh Sake** (Sprytely, GPL)Fresh Life**Gucci Envy (discontinued)*Hermes Jardin Sur le Nil**Hermes Kelly Caleche*Hermes 24 Faubourg Eau Delicate**Dior Miss Dior Eau Fraiche (discontinued)**Eau D'Italie Sienne L'hiver**Serge Lutens Vierge de Fer* (GPL,libellules)Stella McCartney EdP (old ver)*Jo Malone Dark Amber & Gingerlily**(buggirl, GPL, Sprytely)Tom Ford Santal Blush**(buggirl, libellules, GPL)ISO: MeganLisa: lipstick4soul: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Could decant: Tauer PHI Une Rose de Kandahar (TTBC, Sprytely) ISO: pretty much anything from The Different Company, rose or violet scents that aren't powdery (surprisingly hard to find) and salt notes that aren't too aquatic or mainstream.  Could decant:Tauer PHI Une Rose de Kandahar (TTBC, Sprytely)ISO: pretty much anything from The Different Company, rose or violet scents that aren't powdery (surprisingly hard to find) and salt notes that aren't too aquatic or mainstream.  TheSocialQuota: buggirl: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Could decant: ds and durga mississipi medicine**** (GPL, Sprytely, Sister) ds and durga debaser**** (GPL, Sprytely, TTBC, Sister, Libellules) aveda isesi* fresh strawberry flowers**** fresh sugar lemon**** acqua di colonia s.m. novella**** LaVanilla vanilla grapefruit** Balenciaga rosa botanica** ISO:  in general woody, spicy, OUD, amber, fig, vanilla.  In general not into florals, but I can be when they're a part of something complex.  I would like to try boutique perfumes when possible as I have very little access to non-commercial brands where I live.  There are a couple of diptych perfurmes I am specially interested in trying- Oud palao, Eu Duelle Could decant:ds and durga mississipi medicine**** (GPL, Sprytely, Sister)ds and durga debaser**** (GPL, Sprytely, TTBC, Sister, Libellules)aveda isesi*fresh strawberry flowers****fresh sugar lemon****acqua di colonia s.m. novella****LaVanilla vanilla grapefruit**Balenciaga rosa botanica**ISO:  in general woody, spicy, OUD, amber, fig, vanilla.  In general not into florals, but I can be when they're a part of something complex.  I would like to try boutique perfumes when possible as I have very little access to non-commercial brands where I live.  There are a couple of diptych perfurmes I am specially interested in trying- Oud palao, Eu Duelle GreenPorchLights: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Could decant: L'Artisan Parfumeur Safran Troublant***** (Sprytely, Libellules) Tom Ford Champaca Absolute** (buggirl, L4S) Jo Malone Oud & Bergamot***** (buggirl) Jo Malone Blue Agava & Cacao***** (Sprytely, TTBC, L4S, Libellules) Bvlgari Mon Jasmin Noir EDP*** (TTBC) Givenchy Ange ou Demon** (TTBC) Hanae Mori Butterfly**** Tocca Simone*** Thierry Mugler Angel** Diptyque Philosykos EDT* (buggirl) Commodity Paper** See by Chloe** Atelier Cologne Sud Magnolia* Atelier Cologne Figuer Ardent* (Sprytely) Atelier Cologne Cedar Atlas* Chanel Chance Eau Tendre* (Sprytely) ISO:  Narcisso Rodriguez for Her l'Absolu, Tom Ford Santal Blush, Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, Atelier Cologne Santal Carmine, Jo Malone Wild Fig & Cassis, Diptyque 34, any Serge Lutens, any Le Labo, any Byredo, any Annick Goutal, any Bella Freud, any Comme des Garcons, any Memo, any SoOud, any Odin. Could decant:L'Artisan Parfumeur Safran Troublant***** (Sprytely, Libellules)Tom Ford Champaca Absolute** (buggirl, L4S)Jo Malone Oud & Bergamot***** (buggirl)Jo Malone Blue Agava & Cacao***** (Sprytely, TTBC, L4S, Libellules)Bvlgari Mon Jasmin Noir EDP*** (TTBC)Givenchy Ange ou Demon** (TTBC)Hanae Mori Butterfly****Tocca Simone***Thierry Mugler Angel**Diptyque Philosykos EDT* (buggirl)Commodity Paper**See by Chloe**Atelier Cologne Sud Magnolia*Atelier Cologne Figuer Ardent* (Sprytely)Atelier Cologne Cedar Atlas*Chanel Chance Eau Tendre* (Sprytely)ISO: Narcisso Rodriguez for Her l'Absolu, Tom Ford Santal Blush, Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, Atelier Cologne Santal Carmine, Jo Malone Wild Fig & Cassis, Diptyque 34, any Serge Lutens, any Le Labo, any Byredo, any Annick Goutal, any Bella Freud, any Comme des Garcons, any Memo, any SoOud, any Odin. Parties interested in L4S' Sniffing offer Spoiler (Highlight to read) Sprytely Libellules TTBC Buggirl TSQ Sister13 GPL MeganLisa SprytelyLibellulesTTBCBuggirlTSQSister13GPLMeganLi sa   I do plan on keeping my spreadsheet updated with everyone's trades. Spoiler (Highlight to read) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-qeN8yuVvM hRX5LeVZijHpNqWJUf-JeeW_t03AN8A9w/edit?usp=sharing https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-qeN8yuVvM hRX5LeVZijHpNqWJUf-JeeW_t03AN8A9w/edit?usp=sharing  
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HALL OF FAMER TriesToBoClassy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Glad you like my INs GPL! You are not too far behind :D see post
Drugstore dupes for High end products
I want to start anew, I tried looking for recent threads and I couldn't find any.   Show us your finds.    I believe I found a Guerlain Maxi lash dupe in Almay brand. Here are the pictures and wand comparison. I also applied it to my lashes and my lashes look the same as when I appl y Guerlain (sample I had). My lashes look long and full after one application, as well as natural. Also, they are SOFT, just like with Guerlain. I'll post pictures of my eye in a bit.      Spoiler (Highlight to read)       even though the almay looks more full, it does the same thing guerlain did for me. I definitely say give this one a try unless you can't live without the rosy smell guerlain has        even though the almay looks more full, it does the same thing guerlain did for me. I definitely say give this one a try unless you can't live without the rosy smell guerlain has        Make sure to state where you can find these products, in store , online, etc.     
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HALL OF FAMER TopazBeth / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I think L'Oreal's Voluminous Butterfly mascara might be a dupe for Benefit Rollerlash — or at least it seems to do for me what I thought Rollerlash was SUPPOSED to do! see post
For those of you who use MUFE Mat Velvet +
This is my HG foundation for years. But--as I've gotten older, I'm not producing as much oil I am still highly acne prone and struggling to find a moisturizer that will counteract the drying effects of this foundation but not break me out. So I was wondering, what moisturizer is everyone using underneath this foundation? Thanks!
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TOM FORD BEAUTY - Coming Soon To Sephora - Discussion & Product Reviews
In light of the upcoming launch of Tom Ford Beauty at Sephora, I was selected as one of the lucky recipients of a very generous gift from Sephora and Tom Ford Beauty. I would like to dedicate a thread to the luxury beauty brand and it's impending Soleil 2016 launch.     I’ve dabbled in a fair bit of Tom Ford makeup and I’m definitely a fan, but I’ve tried surprisingly little from their summer collections, so I’m very much looking forward to testing these out.  Thank you so much to both Sephora and Tom Ford Beauty for such a lovely gift!   Please feel free to share about any products you've tried and loved, cherished or can’t live without, or even the ones you’ve disliked, hated or given away.   This is an information sharing thread so all opinions are welcome!   Mustique (left) Cala di Volpe (right)   Swatches:   Comparisons: Spoiler (Highlight to read) TF Blushes (Lovelust, Ravish, Afternooner, Flush) TF Highlights (Top photo: Moodlight top, Afternooner, Moodlight bottom / Bottom photo: Softcore, Afternooner, Stroked) Bronzer swatches (Guerlain Terracotta Terre D'ete, Afternooner, UD Paranoid, CT Bronze & Glow Dark) TF lipsticks (Henry, Cala di Volpe, Gustavo, Guillermo) TF lipsticks (Spanish Pink, Mustique, Indian Rose, Casablanca) TF Blushes (Lovelust, Ravish, Afternooner, Flush)TF Highlights (Top photo: Moodlight top, Afternooner, Moodlight bottom / Bottom photo: Softcore, Afternooner, Stroked)Bronzer swatches (Guerlain Terracotta Terre D'ete, Afternooner, UD Paranoid, CT Bronze & Glow Dark)TF lipsticks (Henry, Cala di Volpe, Gustavo, Guillermo)TF lipsticks (Spanish Pink, Mustique, Indian Rose, Casablanca)  
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HALL OF FAMER blackkitty2014 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thx Kate. I had Dior Lip Maximizer underneath. I have couple of those laying around so I experimented. Both of those layered fade beautifully after probably 3.5-4 hrs  see post
thoughts on real techniques brushes?
I really need a brush for a liquid foundation and the lady at sephora recommended the sephora collection airbrush #56. however, it's so expensive! i've seen a lot of beauty vloggers rave about the real techniques brushes, but are they really that good? they're just so cheap that it seems to good to be true. if not, which brands/brushes are your favourites?   http://realtechniques.com/shop-collection/expert-f ace-brush - i've also had my eye on this brush for liquid foundation.
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BEAUTY BOSS lilshopper1 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Do these brushes last a long time or would it be better to invest in a high end brush that will last forever (if taken care of)? see post