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Wondering what new palettes Kat Von D will have, as well as what's to come from Tarte and UD!!! Who else is with me and what are you excited for? Can we expect these the end of this month?
I've been looking at reviews and everything for a good gel liner, so far I think UD has a good one, I've swatched it and it does a nice job at staying put. But if anyone else has any other brand suggestions.  I tried the benefit they're real push up liner and when I get it right, I love the way the formula looks, just a real deep black matte, but I don't like the applicator form.  If anyone has good suggestions I'd like to know but so far UD remains inthe lead. I looked up if anyone was raving about this product in the thread but I didn't have any luck finding anything. 
Finally found pics from some blogs of the Holiday collection!   Can't wait to pick up all of the matte lipsticks! I believe there will be 6 permanent matte lipsticks and 2 limited edition colours (possibly a matte black orchid!)   Doesn't seem to be any new eyeshadow quads though, so I'm a bit disappointed as I wasn't able to get Nude Dip before it sold out everywhere here and Holt Renfrew never called me back when I had put my name down for one!   There will also be new men's items. Please add any more pictures or swatches you come across of the Holiday collection. Can't wait to see swatches of the lipsticks!
I have normal, acne-prone skin and fair asian skin color.  I don't have any acne, but I have a little bit of acne scar, acne marks, and redness.  I would prefer medium coverage. Full coverage would be nice, but I don't like to look heavy.  I have tried some foundations and it is just so hard to find the right one for my skin.  I recently purchased bareminerals matte foundation, but the sales associate gave me the wrong color. I really like the finish, but I think the foundation is giving me red spots.  I will be visiting the store later this week so I just wanted some idea before I visit the store.  What would you recommend me?    I have tried Bobbi Brown skin foundation and that didn't give me enough coverage. Nars sheer glow & sheer matte didn't work out for me.   
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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   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. CuriousCannibal 2. MegEm 3.MLLECC 4. tessie84 5. Kittichick 6. NicoleFrat 7. NightKnight 8. Sweetxteeth 9. Nishcakes  10. Kariyava
i need a eyeshadow and a eyeliner that will last me 2 days without creasing because i wont be able to aply makeup for 2 days ik its a hard thing 2 find but does anyone have any suggestions i do use a eye primer by benifit
Is anyone else in love with this new collection? While I think both the mirrors are crazy over priced, everything else is AMAZING. I have only gotten the eyeshadow palette so far but oh my god its perfect. Has anyone gotten anything from it? Is it worth getting any of the other sets??
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Hello! I have auburn/red hair, blue eyes, and use light everything for coverup etc, but I'm trying to find a shade of the Clinique Almost Lipstick that will look best on me.  I already tried black honey and it was too plum for my skin tone.    I like a lipstick that doesn't say "I WEAR LIPSTICK" but one that will make my lips have a natural pretty pinkish coral color maybe?  Attached is a picture of what I look like - any recommendations of which CLINIQUE ALMOST LIPSTICK SHADE you would recommend that would look best on me would be amazing my hair has gotten a bit more red naturally since this picture!    Thank youuu!!!  
I have sensitive skin in general. If I put on any kind of eye makeup, I am fine for 8-12 hours. But when I remove the makeup (does not matter how I do it: using a wash, wipes, makeup remover), my upper lid swells up for a day or so. I have to skip a day of eye makeup to go back to normal.  I have thrown mascaras away thinking the tube is too old, no difference. I truly think if I sleep in my makeup, I will be fine (not that I want to do that). I have noticed the more tugging I do on the lid, the more the swelling. I use UD primer on lids, I also tried too face primer with no difference. I use origins eye cream on lower lid but nothing for upper lid.I use dior mascara, UD shadows, smashbox concealer for lower lid( which is starting to cake for no good reason). Any suggestions? thanks in advance. I would go to a sephora store for advice but the closest one to me is an hour away!
Can you please suggest a good one? It's for blush and powder. Thanks.
The Armani Eye & Brow Maestro Creams are supposed to be total game changers, which can be used as eyeshadows, brow color, and even hair color (hair color - seriously?).   There are 9 shades (described as iridescent), they are (apparently) waterproof and they (apparently) last 20 hours.    I have to say I'm intrigued. What do you all think?
I don't know if these are new for all of you but this is the first day I see these up. Just a heads up =1640424 Id=1640440 -P390807?skuId=1640416 kuId=1640408
What are your favorite Sephora items that you add to qualify for free shipping? For simplicity's sake, we'll say items that are $12 or less.   Update: I've compiled almost all of the suggestions so far - at least all of the specifics with links and organized by price. I'll try and keep up as people add more stuff.     $1 - Sephora Single Ribbon Hair Ties - 7120?skuId=1476001 $1-$4 - Sephora Cotton Rounds - eyword=SEPHORA%20COLLECTION%20Soft%20Touch%20Cotto ... $2-$8 - Pencil Sharpeners - $3 - 3-step ergo nail buffer - ?skuId=1393180 $3 - Sephora Collection Loofah - eyword=SEPHORA%20COLLECTION%20Loofah%20P374910&sku ... $5 - Sephora Collection Super Nourishing Lip Balm - 286029?skuId=1303783 $5 - Sephora Collection Nano Lip Liners - eyword=SEPHORA%20COLLECTION%20Nano%20Lip%20Liner%2 ... $6 - Soap & Glory’s Hand Food (travel size) - eyword=SOAP%20%26%20GLORY%20Hand%20Food%E2%84%A2%2 ... $6 - Sephora 4 block nail buffer - eyword=SEPHORA%20COLLECTION%20Nail%20Buffer%20Bloc ... $6-$12 - Bumble & Bumble Styling Products (travel size) - $6 - Bumble & Bumble Prep (2oz) - $6 - Shiseido Eyelash Curler replacement pads - Id=1201482 $6 - Soap & Glory The Righteous Body Butter (travel size) - 294724?skuId=1368737 $7 - Sephora Collection Hand Wash - 0 $7-$8 - Tokyomilk Dark Lip Balm - -elixirs-P311139? $7.50 - Jack Black Lip Balm - eyword=JACK%20BLACK%20Intense%20Therapy%20Lip%20Ba ... skuId=1430784&country_switch=ca $8 - BLISS Blood Orange+White Pepper Hand Cream - -cream-P246925?skuId=1214782 $8 - SEPHORA Collection Blotting Paper s - eyword=SEPHORA%20COLLECTION%20Blotting%20Papers%20 ... $8 - SEPHORA Collection Colorful Nail Buffers - 3 pack - eyword=SEPHORA%20COLLECTION%20Colorful%20Nail%20Bu ... $9 - Caudalie Hand & Nail Cream (travel size) - eyword=CAUDALIE%20Hand%20And%20Nail%20Cream%20P152 ... $9 - Sephora Collection Ombre Seamless Hair Ties - eyword=SEPHORA%20COLLECTION%20Ombre%20Seamless%20H ... $9 - Sephora Collection Ribbon Hair Ties -  $9   - $9 - Caudalie - Divine Oil (travel size) - eyword=CAUDALIE%20Divine%20Oil%20P374502&skuId=143 ... $9 - Josie Maran Bear Naked Nail Wipes - eyword=JOSIE%20MARAN%20Bear%20Naked%20Nail%20Wipes ... $9.50 - Shiseido Facial Cotton - eyword=SHISEIDO%20The%20Makeup%20Facial%20Cotton%2 ... $10 - Sephora Collection Crystal Nail File - kuId=1393073 $10 - Kat Von D Autograph Pencils - eyword=KAT%20VON%20D%20Waterproof%20Autograph%20Pe ... $10 - Sephora 12-Hour Wear Waterproof Eyeliner - eyword=SEPHORA%20COLLECTION%20Contour%20Eye%20Penc ... $10 - Michael Kors Leg Shine - eyword=MICHAEL%20KORS%20Leg%20Shine%20P20355&skuId ... $12 - L’Occitane Shea Butter Soap - eyword=L%27OCCITANE%20Shea%20Butter%20Extra%20Gent ... $12 - Drybar Dry Shampoo (travel size) - eyword=DRYBAR%20Detox%20Dry%20Shampoo%20P378169&sk ... $12 - Josie Maran Bear Naked Wipes - eyword=JOSIE%20MARAN%20Bea%20Naked%20Wipes%20P2234 ...
My nails are very weak and easily broken, what do you recommend me to use, i've seen some nail treatments here in the site, but i don't know which one i use.  
So I was watching a youtube video of Vintageortacky and when I saw her Charlotte Tilbury blush, my jaw dropped. I had my eye on the YSL peachy one but .. this... just beats it, and can I say cute packaging? I wasn't going to jump on the CT bandwagon, but according to Cora this gives a nice natural peachy touch.. yep.  This blush is called Ecstacy.    And this one is the one Cora used called First Love. 
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The Swatch Board
I don't know if drugstore swatches are allowed on this board, but I really love the L'Oreal Infallible eye shadows. They are super pigmented and buttery. And they really last! Here's swatches of the ones I own. Swatched over Too Faced Shadow Insurance.     From left:  756 - Always Pearly Pink 759 - Burst Into Bloom 996 - Liquid Diamond 758 - Purple Priority 337 - Endless Sea 760 - Timeless Blue Spark   From left: 888 - Iced Latte 997 - Eternal Sunshine 892 - Amber Rush 755 - Gilded Envy 335 - Golden Emerald   From left: 507 - Primped & Precious 341 - Strawberry Blonde 342 - With A Twist 340 - Dive Right In 890 - Bronzed Taupe   From top, down:   555 - Perpetual Purple 557 - Glistening Garnet 333 - Golden Sage
Face Q&A
Hi BTers! My aunt is looking for a lightweight foundation that is talc-free and works well with oily skin? Doesn't matter if it has SPF or not. She's only looking for something to even out her skin tone, but she's allergic to talc. Her skin is fair, with cool pink undertones. Any recommendations from the BT Community?
I just watched NikkiTutorials video on Chanel's Cruise F/W 2014/2015 runway and I AM OBSESSED WITH IT! I'm recreating it tonight on my sister.     I also love Chanel's S/S 2014     My favorite hairstyle would have to be from Dolce & Gabbana    What's everyone's favorite runway makeup or hairstyle?  
I often lick my lips and I like to wear lip gloss that is bold colors like a vibrant red. However, I am an amature at make up. Any tips on which lip products to buy (preferably 15 and under) that'll last all day?
I received Vice 3 and got to wear it yesterday. I found the shadows super soft and buttery. I have a lot of UD palettes and singles, but Vice 3 kind of reminds me of the shadow formula in their Pulp Fiction palette. Anyone else?   i was particularly interested in the reds. I used Sonic yesterday and it did not look like the color I thought it would when it went on my lid. I didn't dislike it but was just surprised - I was expecting kind of a ruby color. But I loved the base shade I picked and my crease color. It is a palette with lots of options and possibilities!   i have that and Ten. I will try to swatch them, especially the liners since I have so many other UD liners already, I can see if there are any that exist that are close.   just wondering if anyone else had thoughts on the shadow formulas in Vice 3 or LTD, or on the colors in Ten.
Why can't they just get a discount on the product and have it available for everyone??! Its ridiculous. I was really looking forward to it and I received an email today saying that it is in stock so I click on it and it says YOU MUST BE A VIB ROUGE. Im a VIB (although online it says I'm not... seriously can someone explain to me why the lady at sephora gave me the VIB card when it says I'm not one online?) anyways i thought to share this in case any non vib rouges were gonna get it. I think its available for the general public october 1
I thought this would be an interesting challenge as well as difficult, but also help you discover creative ways and/or using up something you feel guilty of buying but never using.  I'm a bit of an impulse buyer when it comes to eyeshadows. I have several palettes but I usuall end up just using the same one or switch it up with another commonly used in my collection and I thought that should stop. Recently I've been good about rotating palettes but it still doesn't get much use that makes me happy I bought it.  At first I thought "a month should do it" but I know not even I would be able to keep that promise.    The challenge is this. To pick a product that you haven't really got much use out of, and use it for an entire week. So an example would be "I haven't used much of the Kat von D sinner palette so I'll use it for a week now."  Here's a loophole to this. You pick  your item but you can still use other shadows from other things, the point is that the item you've picked has to be in your daily look.    It doesn't have to be palettes or singles only as long as you pick the item and stick to it for a whole week. That way we won't feel so guilty about not using it so much.    The item that I will be picking will be the Kat von D Monarch palette. I use it every once in a while but I haven't for 7 consecutive days.    So starting this Sunday, that palette will be part of my every day routine until Saturday.    Summary: It doesn't have to be a palette, it can be a single eyeshadow. It doesn't have to be eye shadow, it can be a lippie, blush, or mascara. *edited to add foundation to the list*  Yes, you can mix it with other products but this will be the item you won't leave behind in your daily routine for the 7 consecutive days.    You don't have to post a picture of yourself if you don't want to, but if you want to take a picture of your item of choice, you can, and if you want. All you have to say to yourself is I can commit, I can accept, and I succeeded!   
I found a woman on YT that films the history of popular makeup brands & then does a makeover using the makeup.  Her name is Kathryn A Fisher. Just watched the history of Kevin Aucoin~~fascinating~~!!
I thought it would be fun to post our drugstore finds that are as good or better than the high-end stuff. Most of my makeup is high-end and NARS is one of my favorite brands. But there are two products that I think beat their high-end competition:   NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream. I cannot love this product more! Beautiful colors and so pigmented. And for $6, it's a steal.   Maybelline Dream Finish BB Cream. A little goes a long way with this product. I also have the Smashbox BB cream, and the Maybelline goes on better and doesn't look cakey and doesn't dry out my skin. Love it! And it's only $8.      
Have you guys seen these?! There are tons of shades and finishes to choose from, and you can build your own palette! I can't wait to try these; I wonder if Sephora will carry all of the shades? There are so many and I'd really like to go in and test a good chunk of them. =1622745
Whenever I watch fashion shows, I would watch them for the makeup more so than the clothes (which are fantastic in any case!). I thought it'd be fun to start a thread of favourite inspirational makeup photos   Here are a few of mine from the latest NYFW SS15.  
Hi! I normally use benefits "Erase Paste" in the shade fair, but I want to order NARS radiant creamy concealer, I don't really wear makeup so I don't know but would the first shade of the NARS "Chantilly" or the second shade "Vanilla" work better with me and be the one to most likely match my fair erase paste? Thanks in advance!