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ilovetopurplefy
So I'm thinking about buying the magic balls that are Guerlain Meteorites
After getting a summer job and making some pretty good money so far, I decided I want to splurge on my first high end product. I wasn't sure at first but then decided on purchasing the Meteorites from all your reviews. Are the"magic balls" worth getting for sure? Thank you!!
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ilovpurses
BEAUTY MAVEN ilovpurses / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I must be an alien - I have had a tin sitting on my makeup table since January and I'm just meh about them. Not that much different than my MAC Mineralize skinfinishes -... see post
TylerTremallose
Does Marc Jacobs ACTUALLY work on his products?
Sephora posted a few videos and he seems to talk more about the packaging than the product itself. He seems kinda clueless about his stuff in fact. Or in my opinion he does. Does he actually know about the actual makeup or just the packaging?   If just feels awkward watching him and it seems like hes trying to figure out what to say about the product.  What do yall think?
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TylerTremallose
BEAUTY BUFF TylerTremallose / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
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lPinkAllurel
PRODUCTS YOU REGRET BUYING
Hey Beauties ! I was just here thinking and browsing the Sephora site along with my collection and it made me think about some stuff that just wasn't worth all the hype or wasn't all that . Most recently for me it has been the Benefit There Real Push up liner, it just wasn't a good consistency in my opinion and i totally could have done without it but anyway i thought i would start the discussion of what products have you purchased that wasn't worth the hype or you regret getting
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laynebr
BEAUTY BOSS laynebr / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
NUDE anything! I know people rave about it and everyone seems to love everything from them but it gave me the worst breakouts and also made my eyes water all night :( I ... 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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MlleCC
BEAUTY GURU MlleCC / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Just a quick update:  I received tessie84's address this morning, but could not make it to the Post Office after work in time to send the box out.  I will stop by tomorr... see post
andyhtrieu
Charlotte Tilbury at Nordstrom!
Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale Early Access is going on and I stumbled across Charlotte Tilbury!
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carrieloulou
BEAUTY BOSS carrieloulou / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I was wondering if we'd see it soon!  I got an email from Nordstrom...introducing Charlotte Tilbury, but there were no products!  I need the products!  see post
Bren8267
Acne and dry/combination skin
I have acne and very dry and oily skin and cannot find the right makeup to cover/look good without being cakey. Any suggestions?
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Crimsonsketch
BEAUTY MAVEN Crimsonsketch / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I know you're asking about make-up, and you may already be happy with your skin care, but it's possible that you actually have sensitive skin which is reacting all over ... see post
Paigeeeee
Foundation
I'm looking for the perfect foundation! I have combination skin.. Can any one give me any suggestions in foundations?  I've tried one brand which is not a Sephora brand, I've heard plenty of good reviews on Sephora make up.   Thanks Paige
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY GURU andyhtrieu / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
What level of coverage are you looking for? Light, medium, or full?  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 12. dannyc 13. AznAngelLiz roxystar4 ------>  The River
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melde
HALL OF FAMER melde / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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Aimes11
Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush
I'm interested in trying the Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush, but I'm unsure of which color to buy. I have blonde hair, blue eyes and fair skin. I am a little tanner than usual at the moment, but I'd like something that will work in the summer months as well. Any suggestions?
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IAmLadyLiterary
BEAUTY MASTER IAmLadyLiterary / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
The nice thing about Tarte Blushes is that most of them will work for any complexion you just have to be light handed if you are fair like me :) My favourites are Dollfa... see post
andyhtrieu
Get creative!
I want everyone to get out of their comfort zone and do something creative or crazy with your eye makeup! It was actually Meagboho's idea for me to start this thread   Here's mine for today. I don't get to work with purples, pinks, or bold eyelashes on anyone, so that's I came up with this look. I wish the colors showed up better on camera though. If you ave anything that you want me to try to recreate, post them below   Ignore that giant pimple on my cheek haha.   I'll be posting regularly in here with random looks that I come up with!   update: products used in for this look: Maybelline cream eye shadow in Barely Branded Wet n Wild Petal Pusher palette MAC Omega L'Oreal Infallible eye shadows in Burst into Bloom and Purple Priority L'Oreal Infallible gel eyeliner ELF cream eyeliner Cre8tion lashes in #41 and Ardell Demi Wispies
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Girly2Shoes
BEAUTY BUFF Girly2Shoes / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Please try, if I can, you can.  see post
DandyLionFluff
ABH
It looks like the new Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Dip colors are out, just not at Sephora  I am glad they added new colors to the line.  They added Soft Brown, Medium Brown, and Taupe.   When will Sephora get the new colors in stock?
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RandeeBT
RandeeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi DandyLionFluff! We will be making the new shades of Anastasia's Dip Brow Pomades! They should be available on our website before the end of July. Thanks for... see post
gatsby3
Eyebrow color for redheads
I recently dyed my hair something very similar to this:    I was using the Anastasia Brow Wiz in Medium Ash, but it's just too cool and clashes really badly.    I was looking at the dip brow pomade in Auburn or the brow wiz in caramel.    Does anyone have any other suggestions? I don't want red eyebrows but I definitely need to be using a different color.
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AMWord
BEAUTY MAVEN AMWord / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Brow Wiz in Caramel is my recommendation. see post
mytreasure1992
Choosing a concealer... HELP!
I'm 21 years old and I break out easily..l hate wearing too much foundation and concealer, but sometimes I have to because I'm having a bad break out day! What's a good concealer that won't suffocate my skin, but will help hide the blemishes??
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Musicmuse234
Musicmuse234 / NEWCOMER / replied
I recently switched from a Make Up Forever foundation to the Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation because I was feeling like I was using so much makeup ... see post
Cupcakecandy
YouTube Tags!
Hey everyone, I thought it would be a good idea if we did YouTube Tags on BT because it's really fun and some of them are actually very helpful. There are bunch of beauty related ones out there ( Beauty Scenario, Perfect Palette, Lip Addict, etc.)we could do or we could even makeup our own! To start off, I am going to do the Would You Rather Tag!   Questions: 1.) Would you rather lose all of your mascaras, eyeliners, lipsticks, and lipglosses or lose all of your palettes and eyeshadows? I would rather lose all of my eyeliners because I rarely wear eyeliner, and I can just use eyeshadow as a liner. 2.) Would you rather chop off all your hair or never be able to cut it again? I would chop off all my hair because it would grow back eventually, but I can't imagine myself with a wedding train of hair. 3.) Would you rather have a coral cheek or a pink cheek? Definitely pink because I actually get tired of corals and they are not as flattering on me. 4.) If you had $1000 to spend, would you rather buy clothes or makeup? If I could,  I would definitely split the money between the two, but if I had to choose one! probably clothes because different outfits are more noticeable and will probably make a bigger difference in my overall appearance. Anyway, I don't have enough clothes LOL 5.) Would you rather apply lipstick as eyeliner, or eyeliner as lipstick? I would apply lipstick as eyeliner-no reason for this one other than that it sounds more comfortable. Although ,it's probably not very safe.... 6.) Would you rather only shop at MAC or Sephora? Definitely Sephora because there are more choices as far as brands, types, and colors.  7.) Would you rather only use one eyeshadow color or one lip color for the rest of your life? One lip color for sure because I loveee eyeshadow, and I can't imagine wearing only one color! Anyway, I just wear tinted lip balm most of the time. 8.) Would you rather wear winter clothes in summer or summer clothes in winter? I think I would rather wear summer clothes in the winter if it means I can wear tights and a coat. If I can't even wear a coat, then I would wear winter clothes in the summer and just camp out by the AC 9.) Would you rather have dark nails or bright nails all year round? Definitely dark nails because they are more likely to go with everything, and neons don't even look that good on me. 10.) Would you rather give up your favorite lip product or your favorite eye product? Again,  I choose eyes over lips, so I would give up my favorite lip product. 11.) Would you rather only be able to wear your hair in a ponytail or a messy bun? I would prefer to wear a ponytail only if I could straighten my hair everyday. Otherwise, my hair looks so frizzy and messy in a ponytail :/ 12.) Would your rather never be able to paint your nails again or never use lipgloss? I don't really paint my nails that often because I have really ugly nails, but I am working on getting them to a better shape, so I would choose never to wear lipgloss. Sigh 13.) Would you rather shave your eyebrows and have none at all or sharpie them in everyday? If they mean sharpie them in as in fill them in, then I would choose that, but I would never use an ACTUAL sharpie LOL In that case, I would have no brows and spend a lot of time filling them in regularly.  14.) Would you rather live without makeup or nail polish? I would definitely choose makeup over nail polish because makeup is way more fun for me, and I don't have the nails for nail polish!  
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CuriousCannibal
BEAUTY GURU CuriousCannibal / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
1.) Would you rather lose all of your mascaras, eyeliners, lipsticks, and lipglosses or lose all of your palettes and eyeshadows? Lipgloss. I don't really care for it a... see post
versai
Tarte Rainforest After Dark..when?!
I did a search before posting this but WHEN is Sephora going to be selling this beautiful palette in store? I keep hitting my zip code daily for search and it comes up with NADA I dont buy make up without seeing it first and I have store credit so i cant get it anywhere else, really. Just wondering! Thx! And if this is a repost it was an accident!~~
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Titian06
HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, versai!  When you do the ZIP code search, you can change the miles it searches.  I'm sure you already know that, though.  Mine automatically searches up to the 100 m... see post
Soccerbeauty
Wedding makeup
I'm getting married in a few weeks and curious to know what make up to use. I have fair-light sensitive skin and I'm wanting a natural glow/look that will last all day long. What do I need to get?
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inmm
BEAUTY BOSS inmm / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I personally would recommend using a professional makeup artist instead. Tell them the look you want. Make sure you tell them about your venue, whether it's indoor or ou... see post
roxystar4
Becca shimmering skin perfecter pressed
The Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector highlighter in Opal is in stock! It's been OOS for a while. It came back in stock yesterday morning and then went back OOS. It's back in stock today and wanted to share (in case anyone else was hunting for it, like I've been).    
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HawaiianEyes7
HALL OF FAMER HawaiianEyes7 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Yes! I want it soooo bad! I'm going to the states next week, and I want to get it there because it's cheaper! see post
Bianca1717
Q. Which color of these lip pencils from this type would match this pic the best?
which of these nars lip pencils would match Kylies lips in this picture ? http://www.sephora.com/velvet-matte-lip-pencil-P78 834?skuId=792531    
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / answered
A. Hi, Bianca! Try to upload the photo of Kylie direct (on the tool bar there is an icon of a tree, that'll be your tool to upload photos) as outside links are not allowed ... see post
starsandbucks
Marc Jacobs Beauty Fall Collection
Got an email today (July 6) that the Marc Jacobs Fall Beauty Collection will be available for early access tomorrow at 9 AM PST! It arrives in stores on July 24th. There are a couple previews on the Marc Jacobs Beauty site right now (which I can't link to, obviously) that look pretty interesting. I hope they've come up with a better mascara this time around!
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kssweetheart
HALL OF FAMER kssweetheart / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It's also my personal mantra!  see post
thewnewyork
Where are the Sunday Riley cosmetics? You used to stock them :(
annypoo
HALL OF FAMER annypoo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
It looks like they mostly have skin care and some bath&body items. The only make up is a tinted primer. I found what they currently sell online by clicking the "brands" ... see post
kellsmuneoka
"Rose Glow" LE YSL collection
Hi dolls, I posted this picture on another thread , but I think everyone needs to see this rose gold gorgeous-ness! It's exclusive to Boots (in the UK) so mark your calendars for July 16th (; I probably won't even use them that much...it's just too pretty to pass on.
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Blackwhiskey
HALL OF FAMER Blackwhiskey / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
shorty09
Olive skin warm undertone makeup suggestions?
I have darker olive skin with warm undertones, brownish/hazel eyes, and brown hair. What are the best makeup colors that work for lips, blush, and eyes? I'm trying to step up my makeup game
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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY GURU andyhtrieu / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Corals and oranges look amazing on darker skin tones, especially during the summer. It's a great way to add a pop of color.  see post
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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andyhtrieu
BEAUTY GURU andyhtrieu / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Here's a video featuring the palette! :) see post
pinktorridora
New Anastasia Brush #20
Looks like Anastasia released a new eyebrow brush, and I'm wondering if anyone has seen it or used it. Seems to me the new flat side is for precision, as opposed to the #12 that is angled.   Thoughts?   http://www.sephora.com/brush-20-P386784?skuId=1622 083
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DiVWA
BEAUTY MASTER DiVWA / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
IDK. I noticed one review said that the brush worked well with Dipbrow. Another said it didn't work for concealer. There are only about 5 reviews so easy to read them. Y... see post
KhaosKara
Shade Selection - Hard Time Matching Powders!
I've been trying new foundation powders recently and I can't seem to find the right shade. I've tried Estee Lauder Double Wear Powder, KVD Lock-It Powder, and MUFE Duo Mat Powder. I have fair skin with cool pink undertones so I've been getting shades that have the same pink undertones in them and they're all coming out too orange or pink-looking!    The kicker is that I have EL and MUFE liquid foundations and they match just fine. However, the KVD Lock-It concealer I tried (the lightest available) is also too orange on me.   So my real question is: Should I not be ordering shades with a pink undertone and going for something with a yellow or neutral tone to offset the pink undertones in my skin? I'm a little lost here and I'm frustrated with missing the mark. I'm not sure if I'm just picking brands that tend to be orange and pink or if I'm just making poor color choices! Any advice would be appreciated!
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
You can still build up opacity with brushes, in fact, a brush will give you a wider range in coverage than a sponge which will just absorb facial oils and house them, ma... see post
lovexxbeauty
Eyebrow Advice!
I need some help figuring out what to do with my brows . I've recently been interested in doing my eyebrows, but I'm not really sure how.  I have a round face & I've read a lot that arched eyebrows look best with a round face shape but I don't really know how to achieve an arched eyebrow. I would also like to start filling in the little bald spots in my brows to define them, but I'm not sure what color to pick. I have brown hair so I find it difficult to find the right color and brand . Any advice?
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laura819
BEAUTY PRO laura819 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I love the "yes"! I have gone to the same girl to wax my brows for basically FOREVER. And they were always perfect. But now I live 8 hours away and after a terrible brow... see post
rastika
Fall Beauty from Sephora
Just browsing the website today and came across this full face palette that looks amazing! I've got the Sephora Baked palette "In the Nude" and while I love the colors and use it daily, I don't really like the dome shaped shadows as it leaves a whole lot of powder fallout in the pan. I'd be willing to give this set a go though. Just too pretty! http://www.sephora.com/fall-into-luxury-baked-eye- face-palette-P386702?skuId=1600659 
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meagboho
BEAUTY PRO meagboho / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
It worked for me!  Thanks :)  I'm not sure it's worth $39 to me but you've peaked my interest. see post
IAmLadyLiterary
Do you wear more makeup or less in the summer?
I am just curious if you lovely ladies and gents wear more makeup in the summer or less.  I have found myself just doing brows and mascara lately, and maybe a little tinted moisturizer or blush.   I have just found it to be way to hot to wear full foundation and I don't like doing full shadow unless I am wearing foundation.     How about all you BTers?
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ballerinagrl
BEAUTY WHIZ ballerinagrl / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I've gotten to the age where I need pretty decent coverage all year round. This fact saddens me, so I am kidding myself I can deal with less, and using EL Double Wear Fo... see post
jennilynnnn
What shade of lipstick describes your personality??
If you could only pick one!! It could be your all-time favorite lipstick, a specific product, or just the color that you think describes you! Even if you don't even own a color like it!   For myself, I would have to say a vibrant, bright, (almost on the verge of unwearable), light, pink color! Kind of like MAC Saint Germain or a much brighter and unsaturated version of Urban Decay's Obsessed.    I thought it was a silly and fun question and I wanted to see everyone's own thoughts on it haha!
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melissabt
melissabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
It's so hard to narrow it down to one! I think for me everyone knows that I love light pinks with a blue undertone, one of my all time favorites is Smashbox Pout - bubbl... see post
malday
MAC and The Simpsons??
Can we just talk about this for a second?       Fun fact: The first episode of The Simpsons as a series aired the day I was born
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Zpsid91
HALL OF FAMER Zpsid91 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I would much see She-ra than the Simpsons personally :) Although I do like the Simpsons quad! see post