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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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Since MAC has so many releases coming I thought we could share this info here and our love for the brand   ** NOW SOLD AT ULTA**   AVAILABLE NOW MAC x MIN LIU PATENT POLISH SPLASH AND LAST MICKEY CONTRACTOR FRUITY JUICY May     MAY 25 FUTURE FORWARD Dualipa lip gloss   JUNE 01 MAC x Steve J & Yoni P 08 BOLD & BAD MASCARA 29 FUTURE FORWARD Leehi Hi lipstick   COMING SOON MAC x Tanya Taylor NYC Pinwheel Mineralized Skin Finish (Spring 2017) Roller liner Basic B*tch eye shadow palette MAC x Chromat LIP OILS Pro Longwear Long-Last Lips Collection   INFO - Select members - New year USA Spoiler (Highlight to read) "Please note: As a MAC Select Member, your account will refresh on January 3rd, 2017. Rest assured you will remain in your earned tier as of January 2nd, and all benefits for your earned tier will remain in place after the reset. Your spending balance however, will reflect 0 and will begin to accumulate again on your MAC Cosmetics purchases in the new calendar year. For more details about the MAC Select program and the annual account reset, please review our FAQ." "Please note: As a MAC Select Member, your account will refresh on January 3rd, 2017. Rest assured you will remain in your earned tier as of January 2nd, and all benefits for your earned tier will remain in place after the reset. Your spending balance however, will reflect 0 and will begin to accumulate again on your MAC Cosmetics purchases in the new calendar year. For more details about the MAC Select program and the annual account reset, please review our FAQ." CANADA Spoiler (Highlight to read) Canada does not reset until 2018!   " The M·A·C Select Loyalty Program has three tiers – Seduced, Devoted and Obsessed.  For the year in which you enroll in the Program, Tiers are based on your calendar year spend on qualifying products and services, commencing with the first date after your enrollment on which you make a qualifying purchase using your Program membership identification number, and ending on December 31 of that calendar year; except, however, if you enroll in the program prior to December 31, 2016, your calendar year spend on qualifying products and services will end on December 31, 2017. For example, if you enroll in the program on October 1, 2016 and make your first qualifying purchase using your Program membership identification number on October 15, 2016, your Tier for 2018 will be based on your spend on qualifying products and services between October 15, 2016 and December 31, 2017. After the first year, tiers are based on a calendar year spend on qualifying products and services." Canada does not reset until 2018! "The M·A·C Select Loyalty Program has three tiers – Seduced, Devoted and Obsessed.  For the year in which you enroll in the Program, Tiers are based on your calendar year spend on qualifying products and services, commencing with the first date after your enrollment on which you make a qualifying purchase using your Program membership identification number, and ending on December 31 of that calendar year; except, however, if you enroll in the program prior to December 31, 2016, your calendar year spend on qualifying products and services will end on December 31, 2017. For example, if you enroll in the program on October 1, 2016 and make your first qualifying purchase using your Program membership identification number on October 15, 2016, your Tier for 2018 will be based on your spend on qualifying products and services between October 15, 2016 and December 31, 2017. After the first year, tiers are based on a calendar year spend on qualifying products and services."     ~Updated May 18th 2017~
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Anne gave me the all ok to start a new thread. I will be updating in the next few days with all the new coming products and info she shared on the chat. Please be patient with me lol  Thanks Anne! xo   SPECIAL RELEASES     AVAILABLE NOW Lock-It Blotting Powder Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/lock-it-blotting-powder-P418800?skuId=1914472 Refills: www.sephora.com/lock-it-blotting-powder-refill-P418801?skuId=1927227 http://www.sephora.com/lock-it-blotting-powder-P418800?skuId=1914472Refills:www.sephora.com/lock-it-blotting-powder-refill-P418801?skuId=1927227 Lip Liners Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-lip-liner-P418804?skuId=1914431 http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-lip-liner-P418804?skuId=1914431 Rock Candy Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/rock-candy-studded-kiss-lipstick-set-P418803?skuId=1914456 http://www.sephora.com/rock-candy-studded-kiss-lipstick-set-P418803?skuId=1914456 Mother Set Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/mother-all-mini-lipstick-duo-P418802?skuId=1914449 http://www.sephora.com/mother-all-mini-lipstick-duo-P418802?skuId=1914449 NEW ELL Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-love-liquid-lipstick-P384954?skuId=1890623&icid2=products%20grid 3... http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-love-liquid-lipstick-P384954?skuId=1890623&icid2=products%20grid 384954 Alchemist palette Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/alchemist-holographic-palette-P415232?skuId=1890615 http://www.sephora.com/alchemist-holographic-palette-P415232?skuId=1890615 Pastel Goth Palette Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/pastel-goth-eyeshadow-palette-P416054?skuId=1887868 http://www.sephora.com/pastel-goth-eyeshadow-palette-P416054?skuId=1887868   COMING SOON DATES New eye and cheek color in Lolita (June 6 online - June 11 in store // Or June 15th? ) Shade+Light CRÈME Contour Palette - coming soon ELL in Rubens - KVD Beauty excl. Spoiler (Highlight to read) RUBENS: neon magenta inspired by my fave master painter: Peter Paul Rubens. This shade will be limited edition, available in the Spring on katvondbeauty.com only RUBENS: neon magenta inspired by my fave master painter: Peter Paul Rubens. This shade will be limited edition, available in the Spring on katvondbeauty.com only 4 ELL lipstick shades for charity Spoiler (Highlight to read) Hilda - terra-cotta brick shade  - metallic foil midnight blue Hilda - terra-cotta brick shade - metallic foil midnight blue         2017 RELEASES Relaunch - Saint and Sinner fragrance JULY Saint+Sinner eye shadow palette Light + Shade Glimmer palette - JULY Brushes Precision pencil & innovative pressed powder for brows (total 3 brow products) New EEL   WORKING ON/NEWS Working on Metal crush lipsticks (finalizing) New blushes (process of approving new formula soon) Single shadows (keeping Holy Bible in mind) Pressed powder compact Highlighters Nail Polish Chula to be made in liquid lipstick Thought about creating false lashes KVD x Kandee J collab Mirror? More metal crush shadows? Train case (10th anniversary / 2018) Glimmer Veil a metallic/sparkly lip product Blue lipstick... (metal crush??) Studded Kiss lipstick formula + new colors Matte Tattoo liners NEW Mascara Go Big Or Go Home More ELL shades? Pigments? (neon green) ELL Gold Skool Spoiler (Highlight to read) The gold is a topper that will be released to KVD Beauty 10th anniversary. The gold is a topper that will be released to KVD Beauty 10th anniversary. Swoon as a single shadow?     ROCK CANDY / LIP LINERS - UPDATED Spoiler (Highlight to read)   New liquid lipsticks - UPDATED Spoiler (Highlight to read) Saint and Sinner Perfume/Palette - UPDATED Spoiler (Highlight to read)  Metal Crush lipsticks Spoiler (Highlight to read) Studded Kiss components? Spoiler (Highlight to read) *Originally saw these last year in the photo with the rock candy set. *Originally saw these last year in the photo with the rock candy set. KVD x Kandee J Spoiler (Highlight to read)     ~Updated May 22nd 2017 ~
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NEWS, UPCOMING COLLECTIONS, DISCUSSIONS AND SWATCHES!              
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  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 2017 POP GOES THE EASEL MARCH 2017: Spoiler (Highlight to read) 3x Sheer Pop Multiples, 3x blushes, 4x Velvet Lip Glides Motu Tane, Cote Basque, Navagio Beach (from Really Ree) Peep Show, Misconduct, Threesome (from Really Ree) Disruptor, Impossible Red, Bait, Suck 3x Sheer Pop Multiples, 3x blushes, 4x Velvet Lip GlidesMotu Tane, Cote Basque, Navagio Beach (from Really Ree)Peep Show, Misconduct, Threesome (from Really Ree)Disruptor, Impossible Red, Bait, Suck   SPRING 2017: Jetsetter Collection Spoiler (Highlight to read)   SUMMER 2017: Charlotte Gainsbourg collab Spoiler (Highlight to read) Lip Tints Multiple Tints Kohliners Velvet Matte Lip Pencils Lip TintsMultiple TintsKohlinersVelvet Matte Lip Pencils   AUTUMN 2017:  Velvet Matte Foundation Stick, Power Matte Lip Pigment Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Have you picked up anything from the collection so far?  Do tell! 
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A thread dedicated to new Too Faced releases, collabs and upcoming holiday releases. (Photo credit: Too Faced) (Photo credit: Musings of a Muse)   (Photo credit: Popsugar)        
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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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  Starting an Estee Lauder thread... :[   I am actually kind of excited about the Victoria Beckham x Estee Lauder collection.   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Source:  Source: 
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Since the brand is coming to Sephora. I thought I'd start a thread just for the brand for news and info.    DARK SIDE 006 - LIVE! 2 kits: http://www.sephora.com/dark-star-006-P417996?skuId=1927169   ULTRAVIOLET BLUE Spoiler (Highlight to read) 7-PIECE SMOKEY EYE KIT. TANZANITE pigment DARK MATTER pigment ASTRAL WHITE pigment MERCURY pigment HOLOGRAPHIC Cyber Clear eye gloss BLACK Smudge Liner Stick BRUSH 7-PIECE SMOKEY EYE KIT. TANZANITE pigmentDARK MATTER pigmentASTRAL WHITE pigmentMERCURY pigmentHOLOGRAPHIC Cyber Clear eye glossBLACK Smudge Liner StickBRUSH ULTRASUEDE BROWN Spoiler (Highlight to read) SMOKEY 7-PIECE EYE KIT ULTRASUEDE BROWN DARK MATTER pigment ASTRAL WHITE pigment MERCURY pigment HOLOGRAPHIC Cyber Clear eye gloss BLACK Smudge Liner Stick BRUSH SMOKEY 7-PIECE EYE KIT ULTRASUEDE BROWNDARK MATTER pigmentASTRAL WHITE pigmentMERCURY pigmentHOLOGRAPHIC Cyber Clear eye glossBLACK Smudge Liner StickBRUSH DARK MATTER Spoiler (Highlight to read) 6-PIECE TECH-NOIR SMOKEY EYE KIT DARK MATTER pigment ASTRAL WHITE pigment MERCURY pigment HOLOGRAPHIC Cyber Clear eye gloss BLACK Smudge Liner Stick BRUSH 6-PIECE TECH-NOIR SMOKEY EYE KIT DARK MATTER pigmentASTRAL WHITE pigmentMERCURY pigmentHOLOGRAPHIC Cyber Clear eye glossBLACK Smudge Liner StickBRUSH     METALMORPHOSIS 005 Spoiler (Highlight to read) EVERYTHING http://www.sephora.com/metalmorphosis-005-everything-kit-P414604?skuId=1896620 KITS http://www.sephora.com/metalmorphosis-005-kit-P414605?skuId=1896646 LINER http://www.sephora.com/black-dual-ended-marker-P414606?skuId=1896679 EVERYTHINGhttp://www.sephora.com/metalmorphosis-005-everything-kit-P414604?skuId=1896620KITShttp://www.sephora.com/metalmorphosis-005-kit-P414605?skuId=1896646LINERhttp://www.sephora.com/black-dual-ended-marker-P414606?skuId=1896679 LUST 004 Spoiler (Highlight to read) EVERYTHING http://www.sephora.com/lust-004-everything-P411902?skuId=1872035&icid2=pat_mcgrath_carousel 411902 LIP KITS http://www.sephora.com/lust-004-lipstick-kit-P411906?skuId=1872068 SINGLE LIPSTICK http://www.sephora.com/lust-004-lipstick-P411898?skuId=1872092&icid2=pat_mcgrath_carousel 411898 EVERYTHINGhttp://www.sephora.com/lust-004-everything-P411902?skuId=1872035&icid2=pat_mcgrath_carousel 411902LIP KITShttp://www.sephora.com/lust-004-lipstick-kit-P411906?skuId=1872068SINGLE LIPSTICKhttp://www.sephora.com/lust-004-lipstick-P411898?skuId=1872092&icid2=pat_mcgrath_carousel 411898     ~Updated April 21st 2017~  
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A thread to discuss existing/upcoming/or new ABH products.   Feel free to ask questions, share swatches, intel on upcoming products, etc.   Swatches:  
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A place to discuss news and products from Natasha Denona. Share the   Brand page: http://www.sephora.com/natasha-denona   LIVE CHAT on BT - May 25th 12pm-1pm PST http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Live-Chat-with-Natasha-Denona/td-p/2777134   COMING SOON Duo Glow - Available at Beautylish / coming soon to Sephora (should have been out May 12th) http://www.sephora.com/duo-glow-P419627?skuId=1910314       WHAT'S NEW Sunset palette - Hopefully it will restock http://www.sephora.com/sunset-eyeshadow-palette-P419117?skuId=1910355    Sculpt and Glow - Available now for the US - coming soon for Canada http://www.sephora.com/sculpt-and-glow-face-highlighting-and-contour-glow-palette-P419628?skuId=1926...   Foundation: http://www.sephora.com/foundation-x-P417352?skuId=1910256     ** A lot of new products were just added to the site including lipsticks, lip liners, brushes, face powders, etc.**       ~Updated May 23rd 2017~
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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! ********************************************************* WHERE TO BUY Sephora Muse Beauty Pro Beauty Bay Beautylish Alcone Frends Beauty ********************************************************* COMING SOON N/A     NEW Theory Eye 04 - Amethyst http://www.sephora.com/viseart-theory-palette-P408032?skuId=1949452   Theory Eye 05 - Nuance http://www.sephora.com/viseart-theory-palette-P408032?skuId=1949460   Theory Cheek 01 - Enamored http://www.sephora.com/theory-highlighter-blush-bronzer-palette-P418573?skuId=1949478   Theory Cheek 02 - Ablaze http://www.sephora.com/theory-highlighter-blush-bronzer-palette-P418573?skuId=1949486   Warm Mattes 10: http://www.sephora.com/viseart-eyeshadow-palette-P391306?skuId=1916717   Le Petit Pro : http://www.sephora.com/eyeshadow-palette-petit-pro-P416421?skuId=1916725   INFO / WORKING ON Possible plums/burgundy/aubergine/deep purples/mauve palette Possible more every day palettes Pro line     Posy - UPDATE! Looks like they won't make this happen Spoiler (Highlight to read) Price breakdown for those interested Spoiler (Highlight to read) 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). 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).     ~Updated: May 18th 2017~
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  Share some pics, news, what are your 'must haves' for Chanel releases coming up? Share your Chanel finds, reviews and loves!
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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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A place to discuss new, indie and not so talked about brands. There's a few brands I'd like to know more about but didn't want to start a thread for each so decided to start a thread for all those brands that we don't often hear about.
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This thread is the place to post sneak peeks of new products and special collections and to discuss all things Marc Jacobs Beauty!   If you are an existing fan or have questions about a particular product or want to explore the brand for the first time, feel free to join the discussion. And of course feel free to post about anything else related to MJ beauty should you be so inclined! I'm curious to know everyone's experience with the brand.     Spoiler (Highlight to read) How I began the discussion back in December 2015: To start off, I recently purchased the LE Style Eye Con No. 20 Holiday Palette during the VIB sale, but I have yet to use it or even swatch the colors on myself. It is currently still in "sacred relic" mode in my mind, but I'm also intimidated as it is my first ever large palette purchase. I'm not an eyeshadow expert by any means, in knowledge nor in application. I would like to begin this discussion by inviting those of you who have this palette to post eye looks that you have created with it. I need some ideas!   How I began the discussion back in December 2015:To start off, I recently purchased the LE Style Eye Con No. 20 Holiday Palette during the VIB sale, but I have yet to use it or even swatch the colors on myself. It is currently still in "sacred relic" mode in my mind, but I'm also intimidated as it is my first ever large palette purchase. I'm not an eyeshadow expert by any means, in knowledge nor in application. I would like to begin this discussion by inviting those of you who have this palette to post eye looks that you have created with it. I need some ideas!    
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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  
I am new to the blogging community and I just wanted some feedback on my first review! https://reviewingwithlg.blogspot.com/ I love reading reviews and writing them, so I figured "Why not start a blog?"
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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   Dangerous Seduction Couture Palette - Neiman Marcus Exclusive Mon Paris - Nordstrom Exclusive      New Vinyl Lip Creme     Rouge Pur Couture Lipsticks - new releases to match Vinyl Creme    HOLIDAY 2016 PREVIEW    
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Once Upon A Time we fell in love with an indie brand... now we have a place to discuss and post updates as the brand continues to grow!  The Wizardry and Witchcraft Eyeshadow Palette Book pre-order is sold out. This item is permanent and is expected to be stocked in the summer. $52 Coming Soon: Quill and Ink Set     Liquid Lipsticks What's in a Name Rose Brush Bouquet  Dragon Lipsticks Upcoming Licensed Collaborations:          
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Spoiler (Highlight to read) Guidelines: Trade items that are equal in value and brand quality or better. For example, Dior for Guerlain would be a good trade, as would Too Faced for Tarte. Do not trade Dior for Tarte. Do not take more than you put in. Please ensure your trade is adding value to the box. Trade full sized items for full sized items. Do not take all of one category from the box. For example, do not take all the palettes or masks. If you’re not sure if an item is appropriate, post the item and ask the group. Allowed in the box:  Mid to high end products (think brands sold at Sephora, The Bay, Nordstrom, etc). Anything that is sealed (as long as it fits with the other guidelines) Skin care items in tubes & bottles. Jars only allowed if it's sealed or unopened. Keep non-beauty related items to a minimum (please do not overload the box with makeup bags, cases, etc). Packaging & Shipping All participants must provide a tracking number for their shipment, posted to the thread upon receipt. You will ship priority shipping not ground! Package things carefully (bubble wrap or tissue paper if possible) and put things in labeled Ziploc bags. Try to leave the TSB in better condition than you found it Items that are more fragile (like perfume bottles) should be bubble wrapped individually Shipping should be within 3 days of receiving the box!! Calculating Values: New items: full price Clearance items: full original price unless they are long-term residents of the clearance section (i.e. OCC lip tars in original packaging) Used 1x or swatched: 90% value (original price x 0.90) Lightly used: 80% value (original price x 0.80)  This applies when an item was used more than once but at least 90% of the product is remaining. In other words, the item hasn't been used more than 3 times. Deluxe samples: calculate based off largest size available of said product. For example, if a deluxe sample is 0.5oz, and the full size is 2 oz and worth $60, then the deluxe sample is worth $15.  These must be new, untested, unswatched. Courtesies: Don't put in anything unsanitary! (any product that you “dunk” a wand into or you dip your fingers into (like lip gloss or mousse blush) if they’re not new and unused. These cannot be sanitized. Same thing goes for rollerballs. Post a picture and write info of what you took and left, with their condition and value – this way members can weigh in on the trades before shipping Include close up, open photos of any items that will be sealed that you cannot see the color through. This includes lipsticks, palettes, blushes, etc. No reserving items in the box for others and don’t ask to have any items reserved for you - this is unfair to others participating Don't swatch items from the box even they are swatched or used!! Swatched/used items must be labeled as such. All opened items must be cleaned/sanitized prior to their addition to the box Sanitizing consists of spraying the item with a makeup sanitizer, or making your own with half parts 70% alcohol and water. Try not to put in LARGE full sized items, like large bottles over 8 oz. This box becomes very full, making it is harder for the person repacking and forces them to take something they may not want or use. Exceptions can be made if someone really wants the item Must post photos of all swaps and wait for approval from the thread before sending the box to the next recipient. The box coordinator and 50% of participants should give the OK for your trade. Give the group 24 hours to review your trades and provide feedback.  Please contribute mid to high-end beauty products only. No drugstore items or Sephora brand. If you have questions or you are unsure of an item, ask! ***If an item in the box has been damaged in transit, please contact me as to what to do with it. And , as always, remember not to trade used items for new ones.   Thanks!   (adapted from "TSB Best Practices For the BT Community".  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/TSB-Best-Practices-for-the-BT-Community/m-p/2001133#M59515) Guidelines:Trade items that are equal in value and brand quality or better. For example, Dior for Guerlain would be a good trade, as would Too Faced for Tarte. Do not trade Dior for Tarte.Do not take more than you put in. Please ensure your trade is adding value to the box.Trade full sized items for full sized items.Do not take all of one category from the box. For example, do not take all the palettes or masks.If you’re not sure if an item is appropriate, post the item and ask the group.Allowed in the box: Mid to high end products (think brands sold at Sephora, The Bay, Nordstrom, etc).Anything that is sealed (as long as it fits with the other guidelines)Skin care items in tubes & bottles. Jars only allowed if it's sealed or unopened.Keep non-beauty related items to a minimum (please do not overload the box with makeup bags, cases, etc).Packaging & ShippingAll participants must provide a tracking number for their shipment, posted to the thread upon receipt. You will ship priority shipping not ground!Package things carefully (bubble wrap or tissue paper if possible) and put things in labeled Ziploc bags. Try to leave the TSB in better condition than you found itItems that are more fragile (like perfume bottles) should be bubble wrapped individuallyShipping should be within 3 days of receiving the box!!Calculating Values:New items: full priceClearance items: full original price unless they are long-term residents of the clearance section (i.e. OCC lip tars in original packaging)Used 1x or swatched: 90% value (original price x 0.90)Lightly used: 80% value (original price x 0.80) This applies when an item was used more than once but at least 90% of the product is remaining. In other words, the item hasn't been used more than 3 times.Deluxe samples: calculate based off largest size available of said product. For example, if a deluxe sample is 0.5oz, and the full size is 2 oz and worth $60, then the deluxe sample is worth $15.  These must be new, untested, unswatched.Courtesies on't put in anything unsanitary! (any product that you “dunk” a wand into or you dip your fingers into (like lip gloss or mousse blush) if they’re not new and unused. These cannot be sanitized. Same thing goes for rollerballs.Post a picture and write info of what you took and left, with their condition and value – this way members can weigh in on the trades before shippingInclude close up, open photos of any items that will be sealed that you cannot see the color through. This includes lipsticks, palettes, blushes, etc.No reserving items in the box for others and don’t ask to have any items reserved for you - this is unfair to others participatingDon't swatch items from the box even they are swatched or used!! Swatched/used items must be labeled as such.All opened items must be cleaned/sanitized prior to their addition to the boxSanitizing consists of spraying the item with a makeup sanitizer, or making your own with half parts 70% alcohol and water.Try not to put in LARGE full sized items, like large bottles over 8 oz. This box becomes very full, making it is harder for the person repacking and forces them to take something they may not want or use. Exceptions can be made if someone really wants the itemMust post photos of all swaps and wait for approval from the thread before sending the box to the next recipient. The box coordinator and 50% of participants should give the OK for your trade. Give the group 24 hours to review your trades and provide feedback. Please contribute mid to high-end beauty products only. No drugstore items or Sephora brand. If you have questions or you are unsure of an item, ask!***If an item in the box has been damaged in transit, please contact me as to what to do with it. And, as always, remember not to trade used items for new ones.  Thanks! (adapted from "TSB Best Practices For the BT Community". http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/TSB-Best-Practices-for-the-BT-Community/m-p/2001133#M59515)   Ladies, the rules for the TSB are at top but I would like to point out a couple of reminders:   1. Do not swatch items in the TSB. I saw many items that were swatched in the last box that didn't start out "swatched" or "used". 2. If an item is swatched, put "swatched" with the stickies notes I included in the box. If the items has been used (UP TO 3 TIMES ONLY), then put used and then the number of times. 3. If the box gets lost while you are sending it to the next person (for whatever reason), you will either pay a $50 deposit (to the organizer of the box)  to replace the items or you will have to put enough samples/deluxe items to make up for the box. If you are not ok with this rule, then please refrain from joining the box. 5. DO NOT INCLUDE ANY LOW END MAKE UP/ SKIN CARE (No Sephora or Ulta brand deluxe or sample!) This is a high/mid end box unless it is an Asian or Indie brand that someone wants. 4. Ship the box within 3 days to the next person. If you can't, post a message here on the board right away. 5. Post pics of your trade and wait until at least half of the group has agreed on your trade. 6. The box is based on trust so don't steal from it. It is meant to be a fun experience for everyone. 7. Have fun!   1. Alexmarya 2 . Kariyava 3. Kelloua 4. Jazachai 5. Alexasteph 6. Pinyo 7. Imlostagain 8. YoiFran 9. Petisweetmom 10. CC36169. 11.Onceuponatime   BOX IS CLOSED Please read the important rules in the spoiler as well as the ones highlighted on this message. Thank you for joining the box everyone 1. Alexmarya: setting sprays, powders (setting or foundation powders), oil/free silky smooth sunscreens, dry shampoos, BHA/AHA serum/creams or exfoliates, vitamin C products, toners, colour correctors, hair serums/night treatments, pre shampoos, hair styling products and rollers. 2. Kariyava: Travel sized face moisturizers (especially Clinique), Blinc mascara amplified, brow gel, translucent loose setting powder (especially Tarte or Laura Mercier), Clinique black honey (lipstick or lip gloss), lippies, Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask, Urban Decay 24/7 glide-on eye pencil in demolition, foundation primer (LORAC POREfection, Smashbox Pore Minimizing), and perfume (even vials) of Lancome La Vie Est Belle, D&G The One/Desire, J'adore, Estee Lauder Beyond Paradise. 3. Kelloua: Masks and serums for dry skin, lipstick minis, bath products (shower gels and bubble baths), anything Davines (especially the Oi line) and especially ISO Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer samples in Nude. 4. Jazachai: Fresh Soy Face Cleanser, Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance serum, eye serums/treatments (not eye cream, though I'd certainly look at that too), Fresh Black Tea Age Delay Eye Concentrate, Murad HydroDynamic Moisturizer, Stila Bacca, NARS Bound, mini lippies in general 5. Alexasteph: Just trying new things 6. Pinyo: August Mermaid ipsy bag, Clinique all about the eyes (pref rich) (esp mini sizes!), Stila liquid lipstick in patina, Bite lipstick in honeycomb, Mary Lou manizer (esp if it's a mini!), Makeup: lipsticks/blushes, Becca pressed powder in rose gold (ds)   7. YoiFran: I'm not really looking for something in particular but I LOOOVE anything makeup (brushes, blushes, highlighters, lipsticks) any size I don't care if it's mini, deluxe sample, foils you name it LOL 8. Petisweetmom: Thank You Farmer Sun Essence Anything omorovicza Face wipes (travel Size packs are great) If anyone has disposable mascara wands and/or foundation sponges...my daughter's drama club is in need for their upcoming production for make up prep. I'll def trade well for them in the TSB and hopefully they're small enough too not take up a lot of room. 9. Imlost again: Face masks, Bite Agave lip mask, Bite Opal lipstick, looking for creamy blushes, moisturizing body soaps, moisturizing body creams, Urban decay eyeliner in Trick ( it came in a holiday set in 2015), Josie Maran's Argan oils 100%, Josie Maran's Argan light, Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment ( I like the travel sizes, but any size would work) 10. CC3616: Dr. Jart creams, SR GG, SR luna, verb ghost oil, blue/gold PTR masks, small travel case for brushes, Amika dry shampoo, body butters (tatcha, josie maran, too cool for school or other unscented/lightly scented), body scrubs, Davines travel size or foil pack shampoo/conditioners, hydrating toners, and pinrose foils/mini rollerballs (have garden gangster, pillow talk poet, merry maker).  11. Onceuponatime: SK II anything! Dr. Dennis Gross extra strength pads or sunscreen, Amore Pacific Enzyme peel, non-oily sunscreen, setting sprays with SPF, Caudalie grape water, Moroccan oil shampoo/conditioner/oil, moisturizing hair conditioners or oil for damaged/dry hair, Sunday Riley CEO, FLORA, GOOD GENES , Buxom travel size lippies, face moisturizer for dry skin that doesn't break out OOD   ROUND 2 @Insomniacmuffin @Saschattack @kelloua    
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So I tried to look for but did not find a thread dedicated to Cover FX.   Anyone on here love this brand? I feel like this brand is not talked about much but has some real gems, and the products are supposedly good for you, or at least sensitive-skin friendly.    Since so many other brands have a thread dedicated to them, I figured I'd make one for Cove FX. =)   I personally love the Illuminating Powder: I've had the smaller size for forever and it's still going strong. I know a lot of you love the illuminating drops.    
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Since I got more views than I expected on my first post I decided to make a follow up with Asian mascaras I hauled from my Asia trip! I have stick-straight Asian lashes that get weighed down by almost every formula, so mascara wasn't something I wore often at all. UNTIL NOW!   Here's the first thread with my experience with Western brands:  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/TIPS-FOR-STRAIGHT-ASIAN-LASHES/m-p/2720734#M129691   I did a ton of research before my trip so I could grab all the holy grail mascaras on the Asian part of the Internet, and I'd like to share my feedback so that some of you straight lash gals don't have to waste your money. For the record, they're all amazing and  each one holds a curl!! This was my biggest factor.  For comparison, my Shu Uemura petal lash mascara was my old favourite because it holds my curl all day and doesn't smudge. The tradeoff though was that it looked too natural and gave me almost no volume. A close second is the benefit they're real.     In no order whatsoever:   1. Fairy Drops Platinum Waterproof Mascara This was probably  the most raved about in my research. I got it at Sasa in Hong Kong (like an Asian Sephora beauty haven) for about $20 CAD and it is  my new favourite!! It does everything it says: curls your lashes and gives them volume. It even added length. My lashes look absolutely fantastic with this mascara and I wear mascara every day now when I never did before. Just to further explain how much this product is worth, my lashes literally are not visible with no mascara on them. I completely gave up on my lashes, eternally convinced they would never look good. But now I have this!! The wand is shaped really weird and looks like three balls put together but this stuff does the job. I can't say enough good things about this mascara. I only wish I bought 2 more as backups because I have no idea where to get this in Toronto   2. Isehan Kiss Me Heroine Make Long and Curl Mascara   There are a few this brand makes: I chose the one with the pink packaging. The purple packaging one is volume and curl, which for some reason isn't talked about a lot. This mascara is also an Asian favourite and raved about over there so I had to pick it up. It was under $20 CAD and is amazing! Holds my curl all day and adds a lot of length. Not as much volume as the Fairy Drops one but it still makes my lashes look great. Definitely worth the buy. You can get it at some places in a combo with their equally famous liquid eyeliner.   3. Majolica Majorca Lash King This one is like a drugstore mascara, I picked it up when it on sale at Watson's (an Asian drugstore) in Thailand for around $15 CAD. This is also a waterproof formula (they all are) and works pretty well. However, it does smudge after a few hours whereas the other mascaras do not. It holds a curl and makes your lashes look pretty good still, but has more clumping. Not my favourite one out of these 4, and to be honest with my other discoveries I could have done without it.   4. Lancome Virtuose Divine Lasting Cuves & Length This is the only one out of the 4 that isn't waterproof. I couldn't find it at Sephora or Shoppers so I got it at the airport duty free for about $30 CAD. This is very comparable to my Shu Uemura petal lash in terms of curling and how natural it looks. It did nothing for volumizing my lashes, and is only good for a natural day. Despite it not being waterproof, it doesn't smudge much at all and lasts throughout the day. But again, with the first 2 being so great, I could have done without this, too.    I hope these reviews helped you guys pick an Asian mascara! Please comment if you have any others I didn't try out and what you think. Let's end the fight for Asian lashes!!  
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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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The Bobbi Brown thread.  Bobbi Brown was the first brand that got me excited about makeup.  So I'll always have a soft spot for BB.  And now Sephora has the amazing 25 year year palette. Note, the holiday lip shade is sold out on Nordstrom.  I'm going to be watching for it on Sephora's site.  
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A place to help each other find dupes or color match.   I often find myself looking up products that I wish I could find a dupe for or seeing something and trying to match the color. Thought this be the best place to ask
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Please correct me if I'm wrong - I don't see a Dior Thread?!       Holiday 2016 - Now available online at Neiman Marcus and from Dior Direct (thanks  @purly  and @veronika23 !):               Spring 2017 Preview (thank you  @TriesToBoClassy  &  @KMariel !)         New book out now (thank you  @lipstick4soul ):     History of Dior makeup in context of art and fashion. 12 chapters each featuring a different color, with campaign photography and design from legends like guy bourdin and serge lutens.
**UPDATE**: I made a new thread on Asian brand mascaras I tried!  They're actually so awesome and I highly recommend them if Western brands just don't do the job. It's here:  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Asian-mascaras-tested-TIPS-FOR-STRAIGHT-ASIAN-LASHES-PART-2/t... Loving the responses also! I've learned so much since posting this   Hey y'all!! I have stick straight Asian lashes that get weighed down by almost everything. I've tried a ton (almost all) of the rumoured mascaras and curlers on the market, and I'd like to share what I've found, and also learn some new things! Keep in mind that everyone is different and what worked for me might not work for others, and vice versa. Key tips: waterproof>all, small>large wand, and really work hard to pump your curler and make a strong curl beforehand.   Mascara What works: Benefit they're real! is great; holds a curl, volumizes and separates. Shu Uemura petal lash mascara! The Shu one holds a curl, rarely smudges, and looks beautiful. This is my current favourite. Shiseido nourishing base is a fantastic primer that holds a curl all day underneath almost any mascara. UD canonball mascara also holds a curl but it doesn't do much else... there isn't a lot of volumizing and it flakes onto my cheeks a bit.  Too faced better than sex mascara waterproof is perfect in every way: curling, volumizing, clump-free, but it smudges onto my undereyes after just a couple of hours. If it didn't do that then my hunt would be over As for drugstore mascaras, I actually really like the Maybelline falsies waterproof and L'Oreal mascaras (million lashes, and the one in the big gold geometric tube) What doesn't work:  YSL faux cils babydoll waterproof, Benefit roller lash (I KNOW... but this did absolutely nothing for my lashes and kept them straight. I tried using it every way possible before tossing it), Tarte purple tube (lights cameras lashes), Lancome hypnose, Lancome cils booster XL primer, toofaced better than sex, buxom lash mascara, blinc mascara (held my curl but did nothing else), and Clinique high impact. As for drugstore mascaras, the Maybelline lash sensational weighs my lashes down still and makes them straight (the pink and the black tubes both). U PDATE:  I also tried the new weird small wand purple one by Maybelline (the push up? i think?) and that also weighed down my lashes just the same. Curlers I have the weirdest eyes on Earth and I've tried: Shu Uemura, Shiseido, Lancome, Tarte, Sephora XL, Tweezerman, Surratt and Revlon. The Shiseido one I really like but the Tweezerman Promaster curler is my new favourite. If you also have trouble finding a lash curler that fits your eye shape, try that one out. The Shu Uemura one is the curviest so it didn't work well for me. The Surratt beauty one is very heavy and well-made and has the flattest curve out of all of these curlers. If you need a flatter curler, try that one out. I returned it though because it somehow tore out some of my lashes on the first usage   What I Haven't Tried I have just a few more mascaras to try before I give up on the perfect one. The Diorshow overcurl waterproof, Lancome definicils waterproof, Shu Uemura natural lash, and Tarte lifted. After my current tubes are out, I'll give these a try and hope for the best. Update: people have also said in the comments to try the following: Lancome hypnose star, burberry cat lashes, givenchy noir couture 4 in 1, and others you can see below. Since I'm not made of money, I won't get to all of these anytime soon LOL Feel free to reply with your experiences and make recommendations. I hope I helped   edit: this post gained more attention than I thought I would so I thought I'd add some more information.   Application Tips: We've all heard of the technique where you wiggle the wand into your roots and go up, but to hold a curl it also helps to rotate the brush as you apply the formula. Also, halfway through your swipe you can try holding the wand in the middle of your lashes up to hold that curling position, then after a couple of seconds finish swiping up. This helps a lot of the time even with a good, dry formula.   Removing Mascara; The biggest drawback to waterproof mascara is that it's a pain to remove. Overtime, your lashes could also fall out or not grow properly. The key is using a  cleansing oil or balm in a 2 step cleansing system. I love the Shu Uemura one, and the Clinique cleansing balm. Asian brands also sell cult favourites like the Clean it Zero by Banila & Co. You have to really take your time to gently massage the oil/balm all over your face and especially onto your eyes to melt everything away. After a good couple of minutes of working the product onto my lashes, I don't need any other remover to help me out. I know this because I've tried... I used a Q tip with the Lancome makeup remover to go over my lashline and nothing came off after the 2 step cleansing system.   I used to soak a cotton pad with makeup remover and really work it into my eyes but I lost too many lashes from that.   Keep in mind that tubing mascaras (they form a tube around your eyelashes to be more lightweight) such as the blinc mascara don't come off with any kind of makeup remover. You use water and you rub lightly, and the 'tubes' come off into the sink.
I'm new to buying makeup that actually does stuff. I typically buy everything from the drugstore. Any suggestions on products?