Ladies, in the spirit of February being the dead of winter, let's bring some extra warmth to BT. I've noticed many ladies mention over the past few months that they lack the confidence or comfort level to rock a red lip. In that vein, I've decided to do a red lip a day for the next 28 days (or until I run out). Please feel free to pop in and join me by posting a pic of your red lippie, even if you don't want to don a red every day. And who knows, you might even find your next great red this way! Day 1: BITE Beauty Luminous Creme in Poppy Day 2: Shiseido Lacquer Rouge 417 Sanguine (I did not consider that I would need reds to complement a developing tan...oops!) Day 3: BITE Beauty Matte Lip Crayon Maraschino Day 4: Hourglass Opaque Rouge Icon (for my trip I only packed minis, so pretty much all GWP Day 5: Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick Beso Day 6: BITE Beauty High Pigment Pencil Pomegranate Day 7: BITE Beauty Luminous Creme Scarlet Day 8: Dior Rouge Dior 999 Day 9: BITE Beauty High Pigment Pencil Meritage and NYX Butter Gloss Cherry Pie (Meritage was described as a brick red, but even with the red gloss it still looks really pink to me) Day 10: NARS Hardwire (LE) Deadly Catch Day 11: Clinique Chubby Stick Mightiest Maraschino Day 12: Urban Decay Revolution FBomb Day 13: NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil Cruella Day 14: MUFE Artist Rouge N45 Day 15: Benefit Silky Finish Lipstick Frenched Day 16: Buxom Provocateur Day 17: BITE Beauty for Sephora VIB Rouge Day 18: OCC Liptar Matte Harlot Day 19: Guerlain KissKiss Shaping Cream 325 Day 20: OCC Stained Gloss Jealous Day 21: NARS Audacious Olivia Day 22: NYX Butter Gloss Red Velvet Day 23: NARS Audacious Lana Day 24: OCC Metallic Liptar Role Play Day 25: NARS Audacious Bette Day 26: OCC Matte Liptar NSFW Day 27: NARS Audacious Leslie (not photographing true to color, it is a more rusty red IRL, but I waited too late to photo, and now the good daylight is gone) Day 28: OCC Metallic Manhunter liptar Day 29: NARS Audacious Rita Day 30: NARS Audacious Jeanne
In the spirit of all the other wonderful challenges on BT right now, I'm starting up a nail polish challenge for us. I have a ridiculous stash and I need to show my polish some love. With nail polish, once a day would be absurd (of course), so let's try and show off a new look and polish once a week. I'm personally going with manicures only, but if you'd rather do pedicures or even both go for it! I'm eager to see your collections and meet other polish junkies. It's past time for me to commit to using my stash! Past: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Week 1 - No Theme (ends 1/31/15): Nicole by OPI Gumdrops in Cinna-Man of My Dreams Week 2 (2/1-2/7) - Winter's Last Hurrah: Julep in Fina, Ciate in Snow Fall Week 3 (2/8-2/14) - Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's: Formula X in Starfish, accent Julep in Yuki Week 4 (2/15-2/21) - Mardi Gras and/or Chinese New Year: CoverGirl Outlast Stay Brilliant in Lemon Drop, Julep in Beverly, Wet & Wild Fast Dry in SaGreena the Teenage Witch Week 5 (2/22-2/28) - Textures: Julep in Lissa, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in Sea-ing Stars, unknown shell pieces Week 1 - No Theme (ends 1/31/15): Nicole by OPI Gumdrops in Cinna-Man of My DreamsWeek 2 (2/1-2/7) - Winter's Last Hurrah: Julep in Fina, Ciate in Snow FallWeek 3 (2/8-2/14) - Valentine's/Anti-Valentine's: Formula X in Starfish, accent Julep in YukiWeek 4 (2/15-2/21) - Mardi Gras and/or Chinese New Year: CoverGirl Outlast Stay Brilliant in Lemon Drop, Julep in Beverly, Wet & Wild Fast Dry in SaGreena the Teenage WitchWeek 5 (2/22-2/28) - Textures: Julep in Lissa, Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in Sea-ing Stars, unknown shell pieces Current: Week 6 (3/1-3/7) - International Women's Day (actually 3/8, but this way your nails are done for the occasion!) Create a mani inspired by a woman you admire. Friend, family, famous, even fictional - whatever inspires you. Then share how you chose the look! Future OPTIONAL Themes: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Week 7 (3/8-3/14) - Numbers and/or Sweets for Pi Day! (3/14) I couldn't resist including this. Pi(e) Day is a great way for math and pie lovers to unite. Feature numbers, equations, desserts, or anything inspired by your sweet tooth for this week. Week 8 (3/15-3/21) - St. Patrick's Day (3/17) Find your favorite shades of green and get ready for the holiday! Week 9 (3/22-3/28) - Springtime In honor of the first day of spring last week, let's get those spring colors and looks out and show them off. Week 7 (3/8-3/14) - Numbers and/or Sweets for Pi Day! (3/14)I couldn't resist including this. Pi(e) Day is a great way for math and pie lovers to unite. Feature numbers, equations, desserts, or anything inspired by your sweet tooth for this week.Week 8 (3/15-3/21) - St. Patrick's Day (3/17)Find your favorite shades of green and get ready for the holiday!Week 9 (3/22-3/28) - SpringtimeIn honor of the first day of spring last week, let's get those spring colors and looks out and show them off.
Im kinda excited about this. Out now on nars, and will be available at sephora Feb 1, $48 comes with a pump I hope to find a shade in this, gobi in the original sheer glow was too light and i think the next shade up was a touch dark "This new formula creates instant polished perfection with full coverage in a single, weightless drop. Its uniquely fluid, oil-free formula defies the expectations of long-wear foundation, delivering full, natural-looking coverage with unexpectedly weightless, 16-hour wear. Ideal for all skin types and tones in 20 global shades that leave skin at its most beautiful. Yet this formula is also, dermatologist tested. fragrance, paraben, alcohol free. The innovative new formula features a unique Weightless Long-wear Technology that moves with skin, delivering up to 16 hours of wear while always feeling light-as-air and an Even Tone Technology that immediately neutralizes redness, dullness and discoloration to improve skin’s appearance over time."
Beauties, how Audacious have you gotten? I need to get some of these and am going to swatch tomorrow. If you have Audacious lippies, show us what colors you've picked up, and share what other colors you're still lusting after. Just from looking at swatch sheets last month, (on Temptalia I think) I saw about 15 I wanted How about you? Also, hat tip to jemly for inspiring this thread ETA: My current roster below. Catherine, Juliette, Grace, Natalie, Anna, Dominique, Vanessa, Brigitte, Barbara, Jane, Janet, Vera, Vivien, Lana, Jeanne, Olivia, Leslie, Deborah, Bette, Ingrid
I was wondering if I could get feedback on the quality of Paul and Joe? The packaging is so adorable that I am tempted to order lipsticks and eyeshadows with multiple cases. However, are their products good quality or lean more toward cute novelty items? Thanks so much for any feedback :-)
I was poking around on Refinery29 and found this: The description says it will be a whole line of nudes available in Sephora in the end of January. I am not sure how I feel about the "Hand cut bullet" Has anyone heard anything else about these yet? I am intrigued!
BOX IS CLOSED DELUXE AND FOILS WINTER TSB Qualifications: Must be 18 yrs. or older Must be VIB or VIB Rouge Rules: Must be able to pay $17 dollars for shipping (USPS) Must provide a tracking number. Must be able to post pictures of what you take and put in Do not take more than what you put in. Keep the value of items equal. Trade on or above the value of what you have taken from the box. It would be a good idea to post your trade before you ship the box. Ship the box out within 3 days. (USPS does home pickup, so no EXCUSES! ) If you are traveling or something comes up, please let us know ASAP so we can move you on the list. What to include in the box ☆Products from brands sold at Barney's, Saks, Sephora and Nordstrom. The exception to the rule is Asian products which you cannot get in the states (Sulwhasoo, Etude House, Peripera, Hada Labo, etc.) ☆ All opened items must be labeled ("swatched", "opened", "tried/used"…) Sanitize and pack all explodable or leakable products in ziplocks and bubble wrap. ☆ Makeup as long as you've cleaned it with alcohol & it doesn't have big fingerprint marks/dents in it ☆ Mascara if it's sealed and/or has not been used at ALL ☆ Lotion, creams allowed if they are brand new or in a pump bottle for sanitary reasons ☆ Fragrance if it's in a spray bottle (can be 1/2 used too) & must be wrapped ☆ Nail polish must be tightly closed & bubble wrapped/bagged ☆ Anything that is sealed Do not include: Pre-made samples Drugstore items (unless it's from a brand hard to find in the US) Heavily used items (but if it is an expensive ítem someone might be interested, just ask in the thread) Swatching items in the box Putting in anything unsanitary/things that can't be cleaned or sanitized ---> If you have anything that is questionable just ask in the thread! =] 1. Greenporchlights (Unicorn fragance samples -niche and fancy-pantsy perfume samples-that require thorough testing before investing such as a Tom Ford Private Blend)9407803699300013135735 2. Michelle shops 9407803699300013277350 3. Dtalks all 9114 9999 4431 3413 3512 16 4. Laynebr 9114 9011 5981 8948 1305 87 5. Heatherbee 9505511034285027477498 6. Makeupobsesed 7. Sdbeautyjunkie1 9405503699300486352753 9405503699300486352760 8. Annypoo 9405503699300486352760 9405509699938185985709 9. Masaya 9405509699937326832865 10. Kiml150 9505511025835050512394 11. Sn22 9405503699300499633061 12. Rhiannon1419 (Julep nailpolish that belongs to the Wanderlust collection) 13. Rose135 (Korean skincare that does not include mineral oil, SKII, Tata Harper, Tatcha) 14. Onceuponatime (Asian skincare) 15. Makeuplovertay (living proof and drybar hair products, as well as any kind of samples!) 16. Redwagon44 17. Dolceloure 18. Trishalyn 19. StephaniLynn
SO EXCITED!! 11/28/14, they are coming out with 50 LE miniature lipsticks, selling at $32 each. I need them all. A snippet from an article about them: " In the Lips & Boys lineup, there are 10 shade ranges, encompassing nude browns, violets and plums, metallics, reds and light pinks. The high-pigment shades are done in a base of soja seed extract, Brazilian murumuru butter and chamomile flower oil. Thirty-six offerings are new shades; 10 are from Velvet Suede, Ford’s current seasonal color story, and four are from previous seasons. Ford predicted bestsellers will include Tomas, a coral hue; Matthew, a coral pink; Flynn, a light pink; Giacomo, a deep rose, and Patrick, a muted coral pink. Each clutch-size lipstick will retail for $32. The lipsticks can also be packaged in sets of any three hues in the collection."
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!
I know some people either love this or really dislike it. I'm in the in-between crowd where it doesn't irritate my skin but it doesn't really do much for it either. Anyways, i will be giving away a brand new jar of the mask. Sticking with the favorites theme, it will go to the person who can guess my favorite actor. Only for people living in the US. hint: its not a TV star.
i would go to a counter but i just really hate going to the mac macy's store for this kind of thing. i can go in for lipstick and lipliner and anything else but i can never go in and get shade matched. they either recommend a different concealer i do not want or they match me way too dark and orangy im custard in nars creamy concealer and im fiji in nars sheer glow. please and thank you i do say im cool toned but than again im not that sure im pale and turn red easily so i assume im cool toned
So I've gotten a little bit of an obsession started with trying to find the perfect green eyeliner - not just any green, it has to be cool toned, not gold-green, not khaki-green, not grass-green, not even touching something lime green. While pastel greens might technically count as cool toned, they remind me of some pictures I've seen from the 80's too much to be considered for this particular color hunt. Teal is an option as long as it's more green than blue while still being cool toned. I've tried doing some preliminary research on my own and keep getting results for 1.) brand product pages, 2.) not cool toned greens, 3.) best colors for green eyes,and 4.) You must have entered the search terms incorrectly, you meant you want to find purple plum and copper colored products right? Because that's what we're going to show you regardless! Also, just my luck, cool toned greens are the ones that have not been specifically addressed/reviewed/swatched/found dupes for on temptalia. So here I am, asking my fellow BTers for their help with finding the very specifically cool toned greens that can still be found (no LE shades from 2011!) without resorting to the price gouging mega-retailer sites!
Has anyone tried or recommend the new Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation? I saw lots of great reviews about it. I wear the shade Mont Blanc in the Nars Sheer-Glow foundation, would color 2 match me in this new foundation?
omg..so I just received and opened my package ..and im mortified by what I see.. I got the urban decay smoked palette and it looks used or swatched..notice Kinky the lightest color has bristle strokes across..then evidence, loaded and asphalt all look like they have finger swatches..how can this be? Lol was someone doing their makeup at the warehouse or what..
Seems like liquid matte lipsticks are huge right now and Anastasia is joining the club with a collection of 20 shades, launching Jan 7th on her website and on Macys.com $20 each. Here are the swatches for your viewing pleasure I think the colors are gorgeous and there are at least three shades I know I will be buying. What do you think? EDIT: I basically stalked Norvina (Anastasia's daughter) because she's been wearing those lippies and testing them for I while and I got you some pictures so you can see how gorgeous these actually look... which might be not a good thing for us. Pure Hollywood Potion Baby pink Vamp Sad girl American doll Lovely Vintage Spicy
you guys know i love my NARS. and i am SUPER EXCITED about this release. as they put it: "a study in nudes for eyes, lips and cheeks--daring, baring, anything but neutral". it's all very chic. it's live on NARS website and their boutiques, but i have no information on when this will be released elsewhere. if anyone knows, please chime in ! (they've also launched a new foundation, thread on it can be found here: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Face/Nars-All-Day- Luminous-Weightless-Foundation/td-p/1858795 ) i'm particularly intrigued by the "reckless" blush. i know it'll be mine. but this looks made for very pale skin. i guess this should be called "a study in nudes for very white girls" which is a more than fair criticism and worthy of discussion. regardless, here are some releases for spring 2015: lips : a sheer lipstick, liguria (i'm kind of new to the sheer lipstick world and very much wonder how a "nude" lipstick can differ much. i suppose this one looks warmer / oranger than, say pago pago). it's described as a nude caramel. this one is LE. and two lipglosses which are a seashell pink and a sheer silvery highlight color. Guyane: and Vent Salé (LE) cheeks blush in reckless. (want. want want want). described as "sheer pink shimmer" i think this is the pinker answer to the apricot Luster. eyes there is a eye paint in porto venere (a pale pink), a single in valhalla (shimmer shadow in pinky peach) and a duo in st paul de vence (shimmery nectarines; this one is LE). here is queen tilda in the collection.
*****UPDATED***** FEB 12/2015 Bobbi Browns new HOT NUDES COLLECTION. Firstly i would like to start off by saying thank you to Sephora for sending me this collection as gratis. I am extremely greatful to them and Bobbi Brown. I just received these in the mail and i couldnt wait to share with my fellow BT'ers.... Ill post pictures and swatches for now, but i want to use the items before giving you guys my true thoughts and opinions. So keep looking out for new posts! I can say right away that the shadows and blushes swatch beautifully and the art sticks are insanely highly pigmented. The packaging is stunning as with all other Bobbi Brown products, but i will say they are smaller than expected. I was given: Hot Nudes Eye Palette Cheek Palette in PINK 3 Art Sticks in - Hot Pink, Hot Berry, Hot Orange I also purchased the Calypso Cheek palette when i found out i was being sent these...it should be here in a few days. I will also post pictures of this.. Enjoy the pictures guys. Its a Gorgeous collection...again im so excited and greatful for this. ART STICKS Left to Right: Hot Pink, Hot Orange, Hot Berry Cheek Palette: PINK Left to Right: Pale Pink Blush, Pink Highlight, Powder Pink Blush Cheek Palette: CALYPSO (PURCHASED MYSELF) Left to Right: Pretty Coral, Calypso, Coral Sugar Hot Nudes Eye Palette Left to Right: Ivory, Smoke, Peach Sugar, Cement, Nude Petal, Bronzed Beige, Nude Glow, Blackest Brown
Hello! I'm looking for an everyday highlighter that looks natural and also doesn't highlight pores. I'm quite fair, with slight warm undertones, dark blonde hair and blue eyes. Some highlighters I was looking at were the Kevin Aucoin Candlelight, the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders, and the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector (I think the name is something close to that?$. Which of these do you prefer/think would work best with my colouring? Or is there any other favourites you would reccomend?
I have been using UD's Perversion. I loved it for awhile. But it seems like it is not consistent. My lashes seem awesome one day but meh the next. And it has some clumpy days too. Those days seem to be increasing. I'd like to buy something new. I'm not sure what direction to go in. I'm leaning towards the Diorshow. But even then I'm not sure which one I want. Any recommendations? Thanks!!
Hi you Bite fanatics! So we already have a discussion on the released colors here: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Bite-Lip-La b-Sephora-color-of-the-month/td-p/1847087 but I wanted us to have a place to discuss what colors we were hoping would be released. For instance, what color would put you over the edge to make a purchase? For me, I would really love to see a sheer black.... or something similar to Givenchy Liv's Lips, or Lipstick Queen's Hello Sailor. I think that would be pretty amazing!! Especially if it's a Bite formula. Basically, I won't buy colors that are very common or easily dupe-able. Also, as a sidenote, it'd be really cool if people who went to the Bite Lip Lab could somehow figure out what the color formula is for the limited releases... It would look something like this, I guess: Formula: Creme Deluxe Scent: ? Flavor:? Colors: 2/3 Scarlet, 1/3 Tannin (just an example)
I've always tended toward lighter coverage foundations, but lately I've been making my way through my sample stash and I realize I also really like the more flawless look that full coverage gives. But the ones I've tried so far are incredibly matte and seem to dry my already dry and sensitive skin out further, even when I use a hydrating primer and more hydrating products on top. Are there any fuller coverage concealers that have more of a dewy look and that don't feel as drying?
I started playing with yesterday's haul and had to stop and take pictures of this. I like to call this photo series: Benefit Rollerlash: The Hype Is Real! I had eyeshadow on one eye and after one coat of mascara I took it off, because you guys had to see this! (That's why my eye is a little red. Also, I have a cold and am wearing no other make-up, so I look a little scary!) These are all: Nothing on my right eye (screen left), Rollerlash on the left eye, no primer, no lash curler. Note, I have hard to curl lashes, so this is a greater feat than I can even explain. 1 coat, top only: 2 coats, top only: (Still 2 coats, top, but closer up - see the curl???) 2 coats top, 1 coat bottom: It's only been half an hour, but the curl hasn't dropped at all. I'm snowed in and not going anywhere so I'm going to leave it as is, and I'll update at the end of the day and let you know if it lasts. So far I'm impressed!
Depending where you are, not many have come across this. I will be announcing the winner on Friday and I'll be shipping it out on the next Friday, the 27th. This will be a brand new product, so don't worry about it being used. The product is: And here is what has to be said about it. With Aloe, Herbs, Minerals & Hyaluronic Acid Refresh Skin & Set Makeup Spray Away Presperation Moisturize Skin & Hair in Dry Weather Use as a Sensative-Skin Tonic Natural extract of roses makes this Facial Spray very refreshing and stimulating. Helps moisturizers and night creams have better effects in making skin look better with makeup or "setting" makeup; you'll find dozens of other uses. For male and female athletes, this mist is a great refresher and cleansing aid. Also note, it is 8 0Z. This is one of my favorite products and I love the rosy scent. This is only for people living in the US. The question is: What is my favorite Quentin Tarantino movie, and favorite character? First one to guess it wins. Yes, it could possibly be a little impossible, but it's all in good fun, and you get a free new product if you win! Here's a hint: The character is not going to be someone who came out for only 10 seconds of the movie. So you don't have to worry about that. The character is a main actor/actress. You will also be getting my favorite powder and some matching blotting paper: You can only guess one movie and the corresponding character. If no one can guess, I will make an announcement to guess again, if no one has checked up yet, I will just choose whoever got part of the question right. If you need any clarification, don't be afraid to ask me in this thread or even PM me, which would be best. Good luck, guys. To clarify, whoever guesses the right answer first wins, but won't be announced til Friday. Let us begin.
not sure if it's been posted anywhere. If it has sorry. Since the reviews aren't great and all regarding the formula and that. I have still considered ordering. But I thought I'd try to find something similar first. Im on the hunt for ABH LL dupes. Especially similar to the milkshake shade. Anyone one know of anything similar to it or to any of the shades actually???
I went to Sephora today to grab a replacement Silk Creme foundation, and there were two different looking tubes mixed on the display. There were a few colors only available in the original looking tube, and a few with a newer looking design. My color was only there in the new tube, so I decided to get it. The only difference I can see is that this is called Oil Free Photo Edition, and the color is a little warmer and more yellow than my standard Cream Ivory shade. On the box, this one says it is meant for normal to oily skin types...sounds different to me? Has anyone seen this too? Thoughts?
WHAT? WHY? WHYYYYYYYYYYY? The five stages of grief for a discontinued product: 1. Denial: "What? Maybe they just moved it off the display to make room for the new items. Can you search the back again?" 2. Anger: "WHY the heck would they do this? This is .... this will not stand! I'm .... AHHHH!" 3. Bargaining: "Can you just check the stock to see if you have any left? Ebay, yeah, I'll try that!!!! If you bring it back, I promise to repurchase regularly!" 4. Depression: "I really wanted that. Now it's gone. It's gone and it's too late. I ... what's the point of even going to Sephora now?" 5. Acceptance: "Ok, Google, give me a dupe for my discontinued holy grail." We all have this happen to us- whether it be the discontinuation of our absolute favorite product, or the cessation of selling a product you were always planning on buying but never got a chance too... Here is where we can support each other after the products we want are discontinued.