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Urban Decay Thread!
HIGH TIME I updated the OP.   Upcoming Releases:   Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette, $60 5 Lipsticks, $18             UD (dot) com Exclusive shades that I own and can swatch for people: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Revolution lipstick: Gash, Protest, Matte Carnal Revolution gloss: Gash, Shadowheart Blush: Satisfy Other: Gash nail polish Revolution lipstick: Gash, Protest, Matte CarnalRevolution gloss: Gash, ShadowheartBlush: SatisfyOther: Gash nail polish
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HALL OF FAMER annypoo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm interested in the face palette see post
Spring 2017 Lipstick Challenge
Hello there, my pretties! Are we ready for spring yet? I am not necessarily ready for sun ( ), but I know I'm ready to bust out some bright colors and create my own spring magic. Rules are - there are no rules. ( Except - you must have fun! That's obligatory! ) We do feel like brights and pastels during the spring most of the time, but you do whatever you feel like doing. You do you! Try to go through your stash, and introduce us to a new pretty each day. If brights are not your cup of tea, this challenge is an excellent way to try to, well - challenge yourself. But, they are not a must.   We are planning on doing this all spring long! Please, feel free to stop by whenever.   So...   Keep calm and put your lipstick on!               My plan ( and goal ) is to shop my own stash. No buying new lipsticks, just giving some love to all my neglected lovelies. Let's see how will that go...
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BEAUTY BOSS fairlywell / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
@greenteafueled liquid lip! On a higher maintenance day I would have used a pencil as well. 😉 see post
Help to find perfect Eyeshadow Palette
Hello everyone I need help finding the perfect Eyeshadow Palette for my older sister who is finally getting into makeup (yay). She's in her early 30s, medium complexion, brown hair/eyes, and loves shimmer/glitter <3 Any help will be gladly appreciated she has Naked 2. TIA 
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BEAUTY MAVEN Jassme / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Yes she is :)Thank you I'll go by and see it at sephora it looks great! see post
is the COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops in Halo any good
BEAUTY WHIZ nicolegizzo / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I swatched them yesterday, very purple on me as well. So beautiful though. I agree that it might look good on someone with cool tones.  see post
PAT McGRATH LABS
Since the brand is coming to Sephora. I thought I'd start a thread just for the brand for news and info.    LATEST NEWS Dark Star 006 - April 11th (direct) Dark Star 006 - April 21st (Sephora app) - April 22nd (Sephora site) Skin Fetish 003 (nude) - on Sephora US now   DARK SIDE 006 3 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-everythi ng-kit-P414604?skuId=1896620 KITS http://www.sephora.com/metalmorphosis-005-kit-P414 605?skuId=1896646 LINER http://www.sephora.com/black-dual-ended-marker-P41 4606?skuId=1896679 EVERYTHINGhttp://www.sephora.com/metalmorphosis-00 5-everything-kit-P414604?skuId=1896620KITShttp://w ww.sephora.com/metalmorphosis-005-kit-P414605?skuI d=1896646LINERhttp://www.sephora.com/black-dual-en ded-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-P4119 06?skuId=1872068 SINGLE LIPSTICK http://www.sephora.com/lust-004-lipstick-P411898?s kuId=1872092&icid2=pat_mcgrath_carousel 411898 EVERYTHINGhttp://www.sephora.com/lust-004-everythi ng-P411902?skuId=1872035&icid2=pat_mcgrath_carouse l 411902LIP KITShttp://www.sephora.com/lust-004-lipstick-kit-P 411906?skuId=1872068SINGLE LIPSTICKhttp://www.sephora.com/lust-004-lipstick-P 411898?skuId=1872092&icid2=pat_mcgrath_carousel 411898     ~Updated March 25th 2017~  
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BEAUTY GURU creasedshadow / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
From the phrasing, it seems like the description is saying that the UltraViolet Blue and UltraSuede Brown pigments are sold separately from each other (i.e. you can't ge... see post
The Highlight Challenge
Not to generalize, but I think it's fair to say a lot of us on BeautyTalk have a slight obsession when it comes to highlighter. For me, my highlight is the finishing touch before running out the door. Some days I aim for a natural look and other days I want to look like a glistening unicorn and I know I'm not alone. Many of us have a lot of love for each of our highlighters so it's time to show them off!    Now, onto the challenge: From March 13th- April 14th  let's give our highlighters some love each day by sharing details in this thread. I encourage you to get creative and be experimental with your product and technique. There are many highlight formats (liquid, powder, balms, etc.) and you can play around with the intensity of your highlight as well. Share as much or as little as you'd like, including pictures, swatches, products, tools and your favorite tips.    Can't wait to see your lustrous highlight looks!
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HALL OF FAMER Seymore3 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
NYX strobe of genius ,the bottom shade on the right. see post
highlighter
I have normal to combination skin, I'm trying to find a highlighter to get the perfect dewy look. But I don't want anything sticky. HELPPP
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi camilachaves,   Since you mentioned you have normal/combo skin, you can pretty much use any kind of highlighter! That being said, I recommend trying both a powder... see post
Color Match for new Sephora Matte Perfection Powder Foundation
Hello, if i use Sephora Mattifying Compact Foundation in shade 33 Walnut which shade shall i take in Matte Perfection Powder Foundation?  
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SPECIAL GUEST Emma33333 / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
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Tarte Aqualillies shadow dupes?
Does anyone remember this palette? It is my favorite palette of all time and has been my white whale (Moby D!ck) since it was discontinued (darn LE)! This palette was perfection, but 3 shadows stole my heart, namely hammock (coffee brown that blends like a dream), bikini (duo chrome peachy tan is the best way I can describe it but doesn't do it justice and my absolute favorite shade in this palette) and sun deck (a light tan). This palette was an impulse purchase in 2013 and since it is no longer available I ration my usage of it. I have hoped Tarte would release these colors again under a different name in another palette but haven't found that to be the case. Can anyone suggest dupes of these shadows (especially hammock and bikini) by any brand in singles or a palette? 
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Too Faced New Releases 2016
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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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Glitter Bomb June 17th see post
Natasha Denona
A place to discuss news and products from Natasha Denona. Share the   Brand page: http://www.sephora.com/natasha-denona   WHAT'S NEW Foundation: http://www.sephora.com/foundation-x-P417352?skuId= 1910256   Cream liner: http://www.sephora.com/work-set-cream-eyeliner-P41 7374?skuId=1910322   ** A lot of new products were just added to the site including lipsticks, lip liners, brushes, face powders, etc.       ~ Updated March 7th 2017 ~
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HALL OF FAMER AMK721 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Love that brown color. see post
Looking for a new full coverage foundation...
I am currently shopping around and looking for suggestions for another full coverage (obviously will settle on medium to buildable full) pressed powder foundation to set my makeup.  Currently I'm using both Kat Von D Lock It and Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation however I don't like that sometimes KVD will oxidize and sometimes the Too Faced doesn't last all day.  I've tried Tarte's Amazonian Clay, Clinique's Sheer Powder, Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk, and NARS All Day Luminous.  I have combination skin but don't have an issue with oil breaking through my makeup.  I've been to three Sephora's and they just recommend ones I've already tried and at one store they told me they were too busy to get me a sample of one I wanted, oh well.  I do have a love/hate relationship with Benefit and MUFE but am willing to try   If it makes any difference the makeup that would be set with the powder is NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer, Bobbi Brown skin corrector, MAC Pro Long wear concealer, Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation, YSL highlighter, and ABH contour
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@AlyssaSpins - Since you're already wearing Estee Lauder, you may want to look at the Estee Lauder pressed powders:  Stay in Place Pressed Powder and Oil Control Pressed... see post
Makeup Primer
Hey gang,   I've been using Too Faced Primed & Poreless Pressed Powder, and while I like it, I don't LOVE it. I also have an issue with how cheaply made the compact and applicator are so now that I'm out again, I thought I'd switch. Any recommendations on another primer? I'd prefer a powder, but I'm not married to it. My skin is really dry so I always have to take that into account too.    Thanks!
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, @Flamingirl - I've been using Hourglass Veil Mineral primer for years.  My skin is oily in the T-zone and dry on the cheeks.  I use maybe a pea size or slightly larg... see post
Lipstick Playground
Hello there my fellow lipstick junkies!   This thread is a playground for all lipstick junkies out there. A place where we can share anything about our darlings. Because... c'mon! We need our personal space to play, right? Please, feel free to share anything and everything about your lovelies: hand/lip swatches, your staples, must haves, loved ones, not so loved ones, "fails", nasty lil buggers, lipstick of the day , new acquisitions, old flames, experiments, creative stuff, thoughts on lippies, challenges... lots and lots of photos, of course... You get the picture...  "Anything goes!" ( to quote our lovely DiVWA )   Post, share, discus, and the most important thing - have fun!   I declare our lippie playground officially open!     Lippie junkies united!!!   New, Spring 2017 Lipstick Challenge is here:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Spring-2017-L ipstick-Challenge/td-p/2733982    
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HALL OF FAMER lyravega / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Very femme fatale, @moxiepancakes ! see post
Let's Talk About NARS!
  A lot of the other big beauty brands have their own threads now, so I thought, why not NARS?   Let's share news about new collections, feedback on products, etc here.   The audacious thread:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Show-Me-Your- Audacious-Collection/m-p/1695820#M10941     SPRING 2017 WILDFIRE - JANUARY 2017: Spoiler (Highlight to read) 4x Velvet Shadow Sticks in Belle Ile, Siros, Usbek, Grand Large 1 blush in Bumpy Ride 1 Matte Multiple in Mauritanie 2x eyeshadow duos in Chiang Mai, Thessalonique 2x lipsticks in Breaking Free, Kiss Me Stupid 2x lip glosses in Aragon, Asphalt Jungle  4x Velvet Shadow Sticks in Belle Ile, Siros, Usbek, Grand Large1 blush in Bumpy Ride1 Matte Multiple in Mauritanie2x eyeshadow duos in Chiang Mai, Thessalonique2x lipsticks in Breaking Free, Kiss Me Stupid2x lip glosses in Aragon, Asphalt Jungle    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   AUTUMN 2017:  Velvet Matte Foundation Stick Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Have you picked up anything from the collection so far?  Do tell! 
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HALL OF FAMER greenchilli / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@KellW   I wore the NARS DI blush all week - from the Sarah Moon palette.   I use an Eco Tools dual fiber brush.  It does exactly what I want it to do - I find it id... see post
MAC Love and Releases Thread!
  Since MAC has so many releases coming I thought we could share this info here and our love for the brand   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." AVAILABLE NOW LIP KITS TREND FORECAST FALL17 NEW LIPGLASS METALLIC LIPSTICKS CAVIAR liquid lipstick     APRIL ED BLUSH/SKIN FINISHES online + stores April 6th FUTURE FORWARD Justine Skye iridescent powder April 13 MAC x Min Liu (April 14th?) NEXT TO NOTHING LIP OILS PATENT POLISH Pro Longwear Long-Last Lips Collection   MAY FUTURE FORWARD Dualipa lip gloss May 25   JUNE FUTURE FORWARD Leehi Hi lipstick June 29   COMING SOON MAC x Tanya Taylor NYC Pinwheel Mineralized Skin Finish (Spring 2017) MAC x Beauty Gurus (lipsticks) - April 2017 Double ended mascara Roller liner Extra Dimension Strobe Blush Basic B*tch eye shadow palette Oh Darling EDS, Superb   ~Updated March 24th 2017~
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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Omg they all look pretty!! see post
Pigmented Setting Powder vs Translucent
I have been seeing tons of makeup artists using pressed powder foundations to set their liquid foundations.  Besides adding a little bit of more coverage, why do they do this?  I have always used the Laura Mercier translucent setting powder to set my Chanel Perfection Lumiere foundation.  Both help my oily skin stay matte all day long.  I am very curious to try a good pressed setting powder that is not translucent, any suggestions?
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StephanieBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Ok, thanks for getting back to me! Based on that, I recommend trying the UD Naked Skin powder foundation or the Makeup Forever Duo Mat.   see post
Naked2 Basics Pallete vs Becca Ombre Nudes Pallete
Currently trying to decide between the Naked2 Basics palette and Becca Ombre Nudes palette.  I have the Tartlette Clay Matte eyeshadow palette and find it difficult to travel with.  I also find the colors to be somewhat hard to blend out and work with.  Which palette do you think would be the best everyday palette for me? 
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SPECIAL GUEST ayyshanay / SPECIAL GUEST SPECIAL GUEST / replied
Thank you for this comment.  I was originally leaning towards Becca because I had read about how creamy and smooth the shadows were.  After seeing that you thought the N... see post
Tom Ford Updates
Hey Beauties- We have ALOT of threads around here for Tom Ford products. I figured I'd start one thread where we can update each other on items as they come out or we see them available.    For all my UK'ers, or people willing to pay for shipping from the UK, Harrods has Softcore and Nude Dip from the Fall collection available right now. Happy Shopping! 
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HALL OF FAMER Mochapj / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Another new TF scent   http://m.sephora.com/product/P418380?icid2=homepage_justarrived_us_m_032117_productcarousel:p418380:product&skuId=1913789 see post
Too Faced Frustrations
*Warning*: Moderate - Heavy Venting   So I placed an order from TooFaced's website last week (exactly 1 week ago) during their sale. It's been 7 days, and my order still hasn't shipped out. Other ladies on BT have noted their orders during that sale shipped out either the next day or the day after.   I'm concerned because I'll be leaving the country in about 10 days to attend a wedding, and at this rate the package might not even get delivered to me before I leave.    At first I thought, no big deal, I will just message them and see what's up. So I sent an email yesterday via their web interface. No response.    I still feel good at this point - I just thought they are an established company...I'll just give them a call! This morning, I look up their customer service number (855-866-32233, which is 855-TOO-FACED). On their website, its says their CS is open from 8 - 4:30 PST. So I call at 8 AM PST. Got a voicemail saying their hrs are actually 8:30 - 4:30 PST. So I call at 8:30, then 8:45, then at 9:00, then at 9:10. Each time sent to voicemail.    Out of desperation, I post on their facebook timeline, so far, no response.    I even signed up for twitter! And tweeted Jerrod Blandino (the co-founder of Too Faced)! Of course I get that he's busy and I don't expect him to respond because obviously he's not a customer service rep..it's just WHERE IS their customer service?!!!   It shouldn't be this hard to reach a company after having paid for an order. And an order should not still be sitting at the warehouse after 7 full days! I run a small business myself and always make sure to ship orders the next business day... I can't believe Too Faced can delay shipping it out for a week and not even respond when the customer proactively contacts them.    Makes me appreciate Sephora's spot-on shipping, and responsive customer service so much more!!    Too Faced, seriously, WHAT is up? This is not the way to treat your customers.
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BEAUTY MASTER Sophiaaax3 / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Did you placed the order last last week? I ordered on the 9th and didn't get shipping confirmation until the 17th. They apologized saying the delays was due to the snow ... see post
THE KVD THREAD!!!
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  Alchemist palette Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/alchemist-holographic-palet te-P415232?skuId=1890615 http://www.sephora.com/alchemist-holographic-palet te-P415232?skuId=1890615 Pastel Goth Palette Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/pastel-goth-eyeshadow-palet te-P416054?skuId=1887868 http://www.sephora.com/pastel-goth-eyeshadow-palet te-P416054?skuId=1887868   COMING SOON DATES Rock Candy lipstick set April 11th (online) Mother of All set - April (Mother in ELL and Studded Kiss) 30 Everlasting Lip Liners - April 11th ELL in Rubens - Pre launch April 20 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   2017 RELEASES Lock-It blotting powder compact Relaunch - Saint and Sinner fragrance JULY Saint+Sinner eye shadow palette Light + Shade glimmer palette Precision pencil & innovative pressed powder for brows New EEL Spoiler (Highlight to read) The gold is a topper that will be released to KVD Beauty 10th anniversary. Lovecraft is gonna be selling individually this Spring. Plath and Roxy will be launching in full size in Feb! The gold is a topper that will be released to KVD Beauty 10th anniversary.Lovecraft is gonna be selling individually this Spring.Plath and Roxy will be launching in full size in Feb!   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 Super matte Tattoo liners NEW Mascara Go Big Or Go Home More ELL shades?     ROCK CANDY - 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 March 24th 2017 ~
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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@angel7594me too! It's the shade I want the most!!!! see post
anyWould anyone be interested in joining a new/lightly used item TSB? Requirement of 500 hearts.
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. 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-Pr actices-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.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/20011 33#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. YoiFran 8. Petisweetmom 9. Imlostagain 10. CC3616 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, UFO, FLORA, GG , Buxom travel size lippies, face moisturizer for dry skin that doesn't break out   ROUND 2 @Insomniacmuffin @Saschattack @kelloua    
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HALL OF FAMER pinyo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I always do the same even though dropping off is such a pain! I'm always concerned someone could steal it and you have no way to prove anything :(  see post
Sneak Peek at Brand New rms beauty
I got the chance to test it out a new rms beauty product launching  very soon so, of course, I wanted to share a sneak peek. rms is launching a new Sephora exclusive cream highlight called Champagne Rosé Luminizer! It’s a soft, dewy highlight that is very subtle on my fair skin so for me this is great for days I want a natural, lit from within glow. There’s a gorgeous pink sheen which really pops on medium and deep skintones. Crazy how different highlight appears on different skin tones! That's my hand at the top and my co-worker, Marisa's, at the bottom.   In the top photos, Marisa and I are wearing the rms alone. I'd describe this as a natural highlight on me and, for Marisa, it's a bright pop of pink. Given the dewy formula, I also wanted to layer and see if this intensified powder highlighters and the effect and was brilliant! In the photos below, we layered Becca's Prosecco Pop on top for an extra glowy look. I wish this did our golden, glowy cheekbones justice!   Back to the rms highlight! This is great for all skintypes and skintones. It's hypoallergenic, noncomedogenic and doesn't contain parabens or fragrance. I know it's coming very soon, within the next week so keep an eye out    
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KatieBT HOST / HOST HOST / replied
@Samtian You're too sweet! I felt like my hair was a mess that day so thanks for the kind words :)  see post
❤️Becca thread
I have seen lots of new threads pop up devoted to specific brands and thought I would get some other opinions and ideas about the best of becca.     I just in the last year have really fallen in love with this brand. We newest favs are backlight priming filter and blush in flowerchild. I feel like shimmering skin perfector is a must have for every makeup lover. I love using the backlight targeted colour corrector on my dark under eye circles.   I have though about trying foundation anyone have any suggestions?what are your favorites?
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BEAUTY WHIZ shef90 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
So I just put the opal on the go kit, with the spotlight wand and powder and I am loving the spotlight wand and want it more shades but haven't seen those available. Are... see post
how do I prevent Kat Von D tattoo eyeliner from transferring to my lid?
The first few times I used this eyeliner (with and without primer, with and without shadow) it went on perfectly. One swipe, full coverage and no transferring to my lid. After about 5 days it started transferring to my lids after 20 minutes of being on. In the past 2 days, even after storing tip down and shaking, it's going on lightly so i've had to put on more than one coat. The transferring was even worse! I'm not sweating - just driving to work. Is this usual or does it sound defective? Thank you for your thoughts!
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BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR richytrishy / BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR BEAUTY CONNOISSEUR / replied
I use the KVD tattoo liner daily and it doesn't budge but I do sometimes have to go over it when applying to make it darker.   Maybe if you can exchange it and see if i... see post
Diorskin forever perfect
Does anybody know what shade would be closest match in Diorskin Forever Perfect Foundation if I'm a NW25 in Mac? The closest sephora is 2 hours away so I was wanting to order online. Thank you! 
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Brynn2017 / NEWCOMER / replied
Darn, I purchased shade 025 in case it oxidized. Thank you, I hope I can make it work.  see post
NEW NUDES IN SCREEN TEST NOW IN FULL SIZE
Hi Lipstick Lovers!   Due to overwhelming demand of the Marc Jacobs Beauty on the Fly (Nude)ist Show Set, the New Nudes Sheer Gel Lipstick in Screen Test in now available in full size! The perfect  sheer nude lipstick with an innovative gel formula for comfortable glide and wear.   We have a feeling this shade won't last long so be sure to check it out on Sephora.com. xo The Marc Jacobs Beauty Team 
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HALL OF FAMER Tamara76 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
@marcjacobs . Thank you!  I am super excited about this! ❤️❤️❤️ see post
Lips are SOOOOOOO messed up
I drink a lot of water and I moisturize regularly, yet my lips are still dry and hard and cracked. I even do oil masks and they are still dry. please tell me why and how i can fix it
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HALL OF FAMER Ispend2much6 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi @avayiii!  There are so many good products available for dry lips.  One thing to consider is to try to determine if you may have an allergy or sensitivity to any ingr... see post
The HUDA BEAUTY Thread
I thought I would create a thread for HUDA BEAUTY , so we could have a place to discuss news, upcoming collections, and of course post swatches!   I double checked to see if there was a thread for the brand already, and I didn't see one, so here we go!
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BEAUTY WHIZ Poonam81 / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Does anyone know if the metallic liquid lipstick shades (show girl & socialite) will be coming to Sephora anytime soon? see post
Sephora dropping Lancome's Bienfait Teinté BB Cream?
I received a sample of Lancome's Bienfait Teinté BB Cream (in shade 1/Porcelaine) and returned to the store a week later to buy it - only to find it's not carried there anymore! I also see that it's out of stock online. Will Sephora restock this item or are they phasing it out?
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HALL OF FAMER pocketvenus / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you for letting me know! I hope it's restocked soon :)  see post