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taylorlv
What is your all time favorite product that you would recommend to anyone?
TheMakeupOwl
TheMakeupOwl / NEWCOMER / replied
URBAN DECAY NAKED 3 PALLETTE!!! <3   see post
tessie84
Is anyone else loving the Givenchy Fall 2014 Collection?
Saw Temptalia's post a couple of days ago on the Givenchy Fall collection for this year, and it's all so beautiful -- from the packaging to the colors. I mean, look at the burgundy leather encasement for the Le Rouge lipsticks! However, the only one I will probably get is the Blush Memoire De Forme Pop Up Jelly Blush in Rose Extravagant -- am I crazy to want to drop $37 on a blush?! :-\ Yikes... However, I feel that between the color and the packaging, it's something that I can admire for a while...as long as it doesn't dry up at some point.   From Make Up 4 All blog   From Fashion Trend Seeker    
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aydasu
BEAUTY WHIZ aydasu / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Ahhh I want this rose one :)  see post
CharliefromNY
HELP! I need camera makeup!
I'll be on camera for work and have to do my own makeup.  What's the best makeup for face, eyes, lips ???
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CharliefromNY
BEAUTY BOSS CharliefromNY / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
That's a great suggestion, thank you.  I always end up mixing colors anyway, so it might be good to get a color wheel for the camera work..... see post
Heatoyos1
Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil For Tightlining
I'm currently looking for the best waterproof pencil eyeliner for tightlining my upper and lower waterline--I'd like to stay within about a $22 budget. (I do not want to use liquid eyeliners, or eyeliners in a pot.)    My face perspires easily, especially during the summer, so even waterproof eyeliners bleed and smudge underneath my eyes--even when I use Benefit Stay Don't Stray primer below my eyes.   I have tried Urban Decay's 24/7 waterproof eyeliner and Sephora's waterproof eyeliner, and both bled terribly. It does not look professional, and I hate having to constantly wipe off the smudges in the restroom--which is probably not great for the delicate under-eye area.    I am thinking about trying MUFE's Aqua Eyes, or possibly Tarte SmolderEYES. Any other suggestions for around $22 or so?       **There was a best waterproof eyeliner pencil question from 2010, so I thought I would start a newer discussion
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sueshee
SPECIAL GUEST sueshee / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
I like the Marc Jacobs eyeliner. see post
fluffymuha
New Hourglass Gel Liner!
  Apparently this baby will come out at Sephora on July 29th? Sorry if this has been posted already, it's the first time I'm seeing it and hopefully it'll be better than *you know what*!
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jenpred
HALL OF FAMER jenpred / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That neck! see post
blackunicorn
High-end products with an excellent value (The Hourglass Arch Brow Pencil)
I recently bought the HOURGLASS Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil, because of the great reviews. I was going through a Brow Wiz way too quickly. When I found out the Hourglass pencil is 0.014oz, for $32 ($37CAD), compared to 0.003oz $21($27) for the Brow Wiz, I was sold. If you compare the 2, the brow wiz is so much more expensive! You would pay $98 ($126 CAD) for the same amount of product! I even compared it with drugstore products and it's still a better value.   So, my question is, do you have any other go-to products that you think have such a great value? 
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blackunicorn
BEAUTY PRO blackunicorn / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Yes, and it's really good too, I actually love the Hourglass pencil much more than the Brow Wiz! Thanks for mentioning the Dior Rosy Glow, I might try it next time! see post
Cupcakecandy
New Becca Products!
It's not letting me post pictures-whyyyy???? Anyway, there is a new eyeshadow palette and the Rose Gold SSP in Liquid Form out! Yay! I really want to compare swatches between the pressed and liquid. The palette is all matte and really pretty, but the last three colors look pretty similar. There's info. and pictures on Temptalia if you want to go see, but the pictures are not uploading...
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Blackwhiskey
Urban Decay - Pulp Fiction
Holy smokes! I'm a huge Pulp Fiction fan, I think I need to get my hands on this baby, anyone else excited? IT's available on 7/16/14 in the UD website.  
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lmm115
lmm115 / NEWCOMER / replied
Will this be in stores? I went to one today and they said they have them but can't sell it yet... see post
GlamMomAngel
Deluxe and Foil Samples Traveling Box!
I posted a previous post about starting a traveling box with samples and deluxe samples and a few ladies were interested in doing one!  This is the 1st traveling box I am apart of and of course the 1st that I am starting.   So, we need to decide if we are going to do a medium or small flat rate box.     RULES  No used items.  No open items  DO NOT take more than you put in.  Let's keep this fun and fair  DO NOT take multiples of the same sample  PLEASE try not to keep the box more than 3 days  Make sure to send your address to the person listed above you  Once you send the box off, post the tracking number in this thread  ALL unused items allowed (well maybe not nail polishes if it will make the shipping costs go up)  Post a pic of what you take out, what you put in and what is left in the box before you send it off     THIS IS A DRAMA FREE BOX! We are going to have fun and try to keep this going as long as we can!   If you are interested in being in the box, I have a few spots left so post a pic of what samples you have in this thread to be added.   To start off, we are only going to have 10 people! 1. hollygohardly 2. MegEm 3.MLLECC 4. tessie84 5. Kittichick 6. NicoleFrat 7. NightKnight 8. Sweetxteeth 9. Nishcakes  10. BuxomBabe80
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NicoleFrat
BEAUTY BOSS NicoleFrat / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Tracking worked for me, should arrive on Monday.  Thanks, kittichick! see post
MichelleMarieD
Wedding make up!
Hello!!   I am getting married August 23 of this year and would love recommendations! I have my foundations down, looking for mascara and lip products! Or anything else you would like to share!!   My hair is black, my skin tone is olive and I have hazel eyes.   Thanks for your time and feed back !
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MichelleMarieD
SIGHTSEER MichelleMarieD / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Thank you ladies for your time and help :)! see post
infinitise
What is it about MAC products that cause breakouts
     I normally don't have a problem with most makeup products. My skin is okay with Makeup forever, Bobbi brown, Hourglass, Guerlain, and Giorgio Armani most of the times. but when it comes to MAC items, I break out almost instantly and it takes more than 2 weeks to fully recover. it just makes my skin to warm up, cause black heads, and break out.    I checked the ingredients and they don't really have anything that might cause breakouts. (I used prep and prime natural radiance and the mineralize moisture foundation)  if anything, MUFE has more of ingredients that normally break me out like parabens..    does this happen to anyone else?  I was going to purchase their pro longwear concealer but really don't know if I should.. 
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infinitise
HALL OF FAMER infinitise / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you so much for your input!  I was just thinking the same thing when I was walking home with a sample of Mac prolong wear concealer  I had a friend who "warned" ... see post
annypoo
Free Shipping on Urban Decay's website
Just got an email from UD's website stating free shipping on anything. Also free deluxe samples with a perversion mascara purchase. Didn't specify when it ends. 
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Shrewdle
Master Class III Palette from Smashbox
Has anyone gotten the Smashbox Master Class III Palette? I've been eyeing this one up, but I have to wait a few months to get it since I've already spent over my budget for the time-being! ;-)   I found some closeup photos of it and swatches of it online via cosmeticblur blog, and all the colors look so absolutely amazing!    Does anyone know if this is in the permanent line or is it limited edition? If it's limited edition will it still be here in a few months? I just can't stop looking at all the colors and really don't want to miss out on this one! *drool*  
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irenet
BEAUTY MASTER irenet / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I have to say that I got a Smashbox palette for my birthday and I keep going back to it. The colors all work well together and it's all flattering on me. I even have a N... see post
RMOR86
Makeup for the office?
I have a basic 9-5 office job, and lately, I've been over-doing it with the makeup! 1) because I have a lot of new goodies and 2) because it's fun! I was wondering what a good neutral/natural would look like. Show me some looks or what you guys wear during the week! Thanks :-)
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irenet
BEAUTY MASTER irenet / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
I know how you feel. You want to change it up everyday and play but you need work  appropriate make up. It doesn't have to mean boring. What I do is a natural eye with n... see post
sravanthi
Never ever any foundation suited me, suggest me some good one
I tried many foundations (acc to me) from drugstore to high end, but any foundation didn't match me i tried sephora color IQ test thrice, it suggested me stilla foundation, i bought it hoping it would suit, but it made me look dark at least one to two shades dark being asian, never want to look dark, when i remove foundation half side, i can clearly see dark and light shades of my face recently tried Dior foundation also, same problem. I have combi- dry skin, with very oily t-zone and very dry cheeks, i am 26. Please suggest me good foundation which has many shades, that i can find one which suits my color perfectly, like second skin.
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sravanthi
BEAUTY WHIZ sravanthi / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I just checked OL Becca's foundation, they have good range of shades from dark to olive see post
HelloCoffee
any love for Elizabeth Arden?
So, I've been around these boards for a while but I hardly ever see anyone mention Elizabeth Arden. I was never crazy about any of the perfumes, but has anybody been to a Liz Arden counter lately or looked at the site? There are some really beautiful lipsticks and eyeshadows. My friend just purchased the bronzer and it is gorgeous. Also, the Ceramide line of skincare has been a favorite for a long time. I know many people think of the line as for "older" women, but I was just wondering people's thoughts? 
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kevinbt
kevinbt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
I remember when I first started working here we used to sell some of the Prevage stuff and I loved her Anti Aging Daily Serum.  I was 21 at the time so I probably didn't... see post
begonia46
Becca now @ Ulta
Hi, thought some of you might want to  know the shimmering skin perfector pressed powder is available there in Rose Gold.  I know some of you have been waiting...free shipping too.
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Check again! I just checked and we have a good amount of units still left:) see post
abinormal
Toxic Ingredients in Cosmetics
Lately I've been reading articles about all of these scary ingredients in my cosmetics. Things like heavy metals and parabens. Is this something to be worried about? Where can I find unbiased/objective information about this issue?   Thanks very much!
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TheSocialQuota
BEAUTY BUFF TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
It is pretty hard to condense down all the information out there!   The standards from what is US FDA acceptable vary from what the EU considers acceptable. There is v... see post
Cupcakecandy
Looking for a red blush...
Which ones are your favorites? I'm thinking I might try Nars Siam Matte Multiple, but I'd love to hear some other better( and less expensive ) suggestions. I want a true red and something that will blend really easily. Thank youuu!!
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
No problem! :)!! see post
buzzbee3
Sephora will no longer carry Lorac?! :(
I went to my local Sephora today and one of the girls told me that after the holidays all of the Lorac products will be on sale. They're not going to carry the line any longer   I went home and checked online (with fingers crossed) to see if perhaps it would just be my local Sephora losing the line, unfortunately they barely have anything online! I'm so sad right now!! Why Sephora, why????
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annypoo
HALL OF FAMER annypoo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Lorac is still being carried at ulta and i've seen some products at nordstrom online. see post
laynebr
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Wish List
Not sure if this is allowed? But I'm going to give it a shot and hope it doesn't get closed *covers eyes*   What's on everyone's wish list for this sale? The sale started yesterday for card holders and will be available starting July 18!   I'm having a hard time in finding anything I like on the previews I've seen so far!   But I really want this!  
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Zpsid91
HALL OF FAMER Zpsid91 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Nordstrom is at 10% on Ebates now!! see post
sellyka
if my color IQ is 1R06 which NARS creamy concelar i need to use?????? thanks
if my color IQ is 1R06 which NARS creamy concelar i need to use?????? thanks
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gmoss90
BEAUTY PRO gmoss90 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
Good luck finding out!  I'm 1R05 and the system doesnt recognize that!  see post
akhorounjaia
I bought a brush from Sephora and never used it....
And I still have the receipt. The only thing I don't have is the plastic film that had the bar code on it. Can I not return it?
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi Akhorounjaia,   I suggest reaching out to your local Sephora Store http://www.sephora.com/store-locations-events?searchTerm=stores&_requestid=123233 prior to visi... see post
kmccowat
I am currently using "Heartbreak by Smashbox" What would an equivalent color be by NARS?
What is the most comparable blush color by NARS that is most equivalent to Smashbox "Heartbreak"?
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dianabt
dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi kmccowat,    To match the Smashbox "Heartbreak"      Try using Nars "Dolce Vita" which is also described as a dusty rose shade:     Or try t... see post
annypoo
Coastal Scents Revealed palette
Has anyone tried this palette? Reviews for it look good on MUA and Emily N on youtube raved about it. 
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dolceloure
HALL OF FAMER dolceloure / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
oh, no! Why'd you say that?? I'm on a no-buy (that I've already broken a couple of times :-/ ) *wanders over to Coastal Scents* see post
RMOR86
What's my color?
I need to upload a pic soon...but I am very pale with rosacea (redddd cheeks) that I cover up with foundation. I just dyed my hair a light reddish brown. I am totally clueless as to what color blush would look good on me. I have several: Nars Orgasm (too shimmery for my liking) Tarte True Love (too red), Tarte Achiote (too dark), Tarte Peaceful (not bad for a light coral), Stila Color Converter in Peony (not a fan of cream blush), and Tarte Flush (too purply), oh and also a NYX in a medium pink color, it's not too bad. I really do love MATTE & POWDER blushes.............maybe someone could give me a few suggestions. Thanks!
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
A fan brush can also cut down on packing on so much of it too! :D  see post
rel0333
looking for the best fiber mascara
MarciaBrady
BEAUTY PRO MarciaBrady / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I've had good results with Tarte's Best in Faux. It does take some time and attention while applying it to get the best results and to avoid getting the fibers in your e... see post
kso1225
Anastasia Dipbrow New Colors: Taupe and Soft Brown swatches
I ordered Taupe and Soft Brown to see if either would work better for me since Dark Brown is pretty dark. I got them today so I figured I would share the swatches for anyone else looking for a color match.  From left to right: Taupe, Soft Brown, Dark Brown.   
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aviscardi
HALL OF FAMER aviscardi / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
So my store finally had them and i think im even more confused lol You can see the wam tones in the sunlight (1st pic) Chocolate - Auburn - Soft brown   the first two... see post
Emmyxx
No middle ground
I either get extremely dry to the point where my face looks like a desert, or I get extremely oily to the point where my face looks like I went swimming in the BP oil spill. I don't see a direct correlation between hormonal or environmental factors, and I wash my skin with oil controling soap along with using an oil controling lotion. Besides being completely at a loss when it comes to controlling my skin type, I am also a newbie at high end makeup. I would perfer a light to medium coverage but I would like buildability. Also, stating the obvious, it needs to be mattifying. Any suggestions of a foundation and finishing powder that can help me out? To set the record straight, no I was not attempting to go for the dewey look in any of these pictures
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It's going to be tough to navigate your skin and regimen without knowing and being able to research the prescriptions.    Were you diagnosed with eczema or were the pr... see post
roxystar4
Roxy Boxy TSB
Once I get the box back I'll pick out some items and donate the remaining items to 'The River' (a local organization that takes and redistributes new and used makeup/beauty items to women in need). I've given beauty products to this organization before and they're really good.   * Please make sure every item is in a plastic ziplock bag to prevent spills.   Donts’s ■ DON'T keep the box for more than two days. Keep it moving! If you are traveling or a special circumstance comes up, we can work to rearrange things. (ALSO YOU MUST INCLUDE A TRACKING NUMBER it makes it more fun anticipating your turn) ■ DON'T put unsanitary items of any sort into the TSB. We want to have fun and get gorgeous, not sickly ■ DON'T put any drugstore items into the TSB. ■ No reserve 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. This is a hygienic precaution that we must take, as a lot of people will be handling these items. ■ DON'T take more than what you put in. Please trade at or above each item’s retail value.   Do’s ♥ Please contribute high-end beauty products only. No drugstore items. If you have questions or you are unsure of an item, ask! ♥ Unused, swatched or lightly used products are perfectly acceptable. Well-loved items are not (unless explicitly requested by the next person or there has been a posted picture and someone requested that item). Again, if you’re unsure, ask! ♥ Swatched/used items must be labeled as such. ♥ All opened items must be cleaned/sanitized prior to their addition to the box. ♥ Send your address to the person above you in a PM. ♥ Package things carefully! Try to leave the TSB in better condition than you found it  ♥ Please seal any items that could leak/spill/make a mess accordingly. ♥ Most importantly, share your experience! Please post a photo and a description of the box, what you took, and what you contributed.   Allowed: ☆High-end, clean makeup/skincare items (including makeup bags, brushes, etc. If you have questions, refer to other TSB threads or just ask!) ☆Fragrance (be sure to package bottles properly!) ☆Nail polish (again, be careful!)   Not allowed: ☆Pre-made samples ☆ NO used/swatched lip wands (the kind you dunk the wand in or things like stila lipglaze) ☆Heavily used items ☆ Drugstore items ☆Used items that haven’t been cleaned/sanitized ☆Questionable items (always ask if you have doubts!)   If you cannot take photos, Do Not Sign Up, please *******PUT BETTER OR EQUAL PRICED ITEMS IN FOR WHAT YOU TAKE OUT TO KEEP UP THE INTEGRITY OF THE BOX*********   Final Verdict on Mascara- A lot of the GWP mascaras are not sealed. It is ok to include these mascaras in the box ONLY IF THEY ARE UNUSED. Please be honest (it's a matter of health!). Also, please be aware that some of the mascaras may be dried out upon opening them. Only open them if you selected them as your item. Please be honest when it comes to this.   Also, please pick up a large priority box at the post office prior to receiving the box. This is so we can streamline things (get the box to everyone faster in case the box breaks or there's a spill).   -send your address to the person above you   -post a picture and text what you are taking and what you put in BEFORE you send the box on.   roxystar4 -------> 9405509699937585873456 1. bombshell30  -------> 91149011898666880867309 2. ghkim -------> 9405903699300192324806 3. Drrragon -------> 9405509699938501015349 4. DandyLionFluff  -------> 5. beethousand  -------> 9405 9036 9930 0200 9057 75 6. cig01 ------->  9405903699300202919046 7. Mafan ------->  9405 9036 9930 0206 3663 65 8. melde ------->  9405 9036 9930 0209 3112 70 9. Kalex ------->  9405909699937678739230 10. Garnett   -------> 9114901230803490105224 11. RJAMLT  -------> 9405 9036 9930 0218 3515 19 12. dannyc 13. AznAngelLiz roxystar4 ------>  The River
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melde
HALL OF FAMER melde / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
yay! see post