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Makeup
Is Kat Von D being discontinued? I see a lot of sale item that are making me nervous. 
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Makeup
  I don't know if any of you ladies know about this but Sonia Kashuk just came out with a LE 15 piece brush set in celebration of their 15th anniversary. I just picked up the last one in my town today during my lunch break. I personally think this is a steal. It is $40 at Target.   If you can find it, I suggest to get it right there and then because this set is sold out almost everywhere and each Target in the US and Canada each get 2 sets. Go on to Target's website and use the "find in a Target store" and click on "pick up in store" if it shows up to reserve it. Sonia Kashuk is trying to keep it in stock but it keeps selling out. This set will be available until October according to their customer service line.     If anyone wants to know how they perform, let me know and I will do a small review here on BT. 
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Eyes
Hello, looking for a backup to my KVD Mi Vida Loca palette. How does Marc Jacobs the Siren compare? Are you able to lightly tap and get alot of pigmentation? I know Siren isn't as bright which is a plus for me, just don't know when a NIB Mi Vida Loca is going to come up again on Ebay and I really like to have a back up to her palettes. Should of bought Mi Vida Loca when it went onsale here a long time ago...ugh...*kicks self* 
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Eyes
I just came back from Asia (business, not fun) and saw that a lot of people there are using something called circle lenses. They're contact lenses that make your eye's iris look bigger. Have you guys ever heard of this here in the US? I'm just curious...   (and, honestly, I have no clue in which board to post this... going with eye makeup as it's sounds like the closest)
Lips
Has anyone gotten the newest color and swatched it? What are your thoughts? I have it in my basket, waiting to pull the trigger...
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Makeup
Has anyone gotten the Smashbox Master Class III Palette? I've been eyeing this one up, but I have to wait a few months to get it since I've already spent over my budget for the time-being! ;-)   I found some closeup photos of it and swatches of it online via cosmeticblur blog, and all the colors look so absolutely amazing!    Does anyone know if this is in the permanent line or is it limited edition? If it's limited edition will it still be here in a few months? I just can't stop looking at all the colors and really don't want to miss out on this one! *drool*  
Eyes
So I've been using Urban Decay Primer Potion (alternating between Original & Eden) for the last 5 years I'd say.   I'm starting to feel kind of unsatisfied by it.  The lasting power with it is phenomenal.  However, I have noticed it is not as easy to blend certain eyeshadows when I use it.  I alternated to using MAC's paint pot in Painterly which I love.  The problem with Painterly is, even though it does make a beautiful base and blending is a dream, it does not hold up well with my eyeshadow.  I have creasing and fading after just a few hours.  Just for reference, I'm using shadows by UD, MAC, Laura Mercier, MUG, etc. I guess I'm looking for the best of both worlds.  I'm looking for an eyeshadow primer that holds my eyeshadow in place all day while not changing the texture of my lids so I can still blend very easily.  I love the gradient eyeshadow looks!   Any tips or brands recommended?  I was thinking of trying the Nars eyeshadow primer but it's $25 a pop which is a little more than I'd like to spend.  I'll do it if I must, but I wanted to see what you lovely people had to say first!  :-D
Lips
Was almost ready to pay CRAZY Ebay prices and did a a quick google search and was able to see Ulta still had them as Sephora and Tarte have been sold out of them for a long time!! Just in case anyone didn't know like me!!
Eyes
So I see that a lot of folks are not liking this new eyeliner, mainly because the formula is so dry that it doesn't go on smoothly.  I tried this little trick this morning and it improved things greatly.   The trick is gentle heat.  You could probably just give the pen a little blast with a hairdryer, but mine wasn't handy so this is what I did.   Make sure lid is screwed on nice and tight Place pen tip side down in a mug of hot tap water for about a minute Prep the tip by wiping it clean with a tissue dipped in the hot water and cleaning off any old product Twist and do a couple of test swipes on the back of your hand Ready to go It improves performance quite a bit, as the indirect heat softens the formula just enough.  The downside to it is that it can be a little wasteful, as the heat will push out more product than you probably want.  But I figure it's not as wasteful as having a $25 eyeliner sitting there that's impossible to use AMIRITE?  
Eyes
     I am soo excited, you guys!      I've been on the hunt for the perfect under-eye concealer that will cover and brighten, without creasing, emphasizing my fine lines or looking cakey. I tried Nars Creamy Radiant concealer in color Chantilly, as well as MUFE Full Cover concealer in color Pink Porcelain.      These products were OK, but now I have officially found my HG under-eye concealer: Dior Skinflash Radiance Booster Pen in color Candlelight! I was hesitant to use this as a concealer but this really met all my needs and it literally looks like I have nothing on! It doesn't accumulate into my fine lines by the end of the day or look cakey ever. It looks almost sheer but it really brightens my under eyes and completely covers any darkness. Totally worth the money.   This is my first official HG product, what's yours?
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  I have been haunting the HK section, hoping a few leftovers may turn up (Other than the two that are always there). Look what I found! Already signed up to be notified.   Looking forward to seeing this collection, and I hope they have a launch party for Rouge!
Makeup
Is anyone interested in starting a new box, or know of a current thread with open spots? I've been wanting to get in on one of these ^_^
Eyes
I have brown hair and brown eyes. My skin tone is more warmer I think. my veins appear more green but silver jewelry looks better on me. idk which one to buy? please help
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Makeup
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
Makeup
I would really like to know how to do a simple smokey eye look. I have tried multiple times but i cant seem to get it. Is there any advice or tips you can give me??
Eyes Q&A
What exactly is tightlining?
Eyes Q&A
does it really do what it says it does thx 
Face
So I've always used their matte loose foundation and while I love it I'm looking for something less "cakey" now with more of a beautiful sheer finish for my daily look.   I've tried their new Skin Brightening Liquid Foundation and it just makes me look old since it settles into my lines and pores. I wish that one worked out because the brightening concept was pretty awesome  : (   I see they have this "Ready" foundation? What are your thoughts on this foundation? Seems like it has good reviews but how does it compare to their loose foundations? Would you use the loose mineral veil with it or the matching Ready Veil?
Makeup
I can't seem to get the gothic look right. I am pretty makup impared and I am looking for help on how to get the eye makeup just right.
Face
Urban Decay's Naked foundation in 4.0 is an almost perfect match to my skin. I chose the concealer pencil in FBI for my dark circles. The concealer covers the circles but I look like I'm wearing red eyeliner all around my water line like I just spent the night crying my eyes out. Am I going too light with my color choice or do I need a color corrector instead?
Face
Riders!   I am looking at getting riding lessons, but I have never even put on a racing helmet, only ones for go carting with a head sock on. So my question is, will wearing a helmet rub makeup off? If I decide to not drive and ride everywhere instead, will I have to give up makeup?      
Eyes
I currently have 11 of the 30 and will be purchasing 4 or 5 more, not interested in the pinks or white colors.   Not many reviews on the new mostly swatches right now.     Anyone using these new shadows, they are so pretty AND CHEAP!!!
Makeup
hey everyone, i have only one of their lipsticks and it's the VIB rouge color from last year and i was wondering what everyone else's thoughts are on their other lipsticks. i have the colors quince, palomino, apricot, and pomegranate in my cart right now but i need a little push to actually order them. 
Makeup
I'm currently looking for the best waterproof pencil eyeliner for tightlining my upper and lower waterline--I'd like to stay within about a $22 budget. (I do not want to use liquid eyeliners, or eyeliners in a pot.)    My face perspires easily, especially during the summer, so even waterproof eyeliners bleed and smudge underneath my eyes--even when I use Benefit Stay Don't Stray primer below my eyes.   I have tried Urban Decay's 24/7 waterproof eyeliner and Sephora's waterproof eyeliner, and both bled terribly. It does not look professional, and I hate having to constantly wipe off the smudges in the restroom--which is probably not great for the delicate under-eye area.    I am thinking about trying MUFE's Aqua Eyes, or possibly Tarte SmolderEYES. Any other suggestions for around $22 or so?       **There was a best waterproof eyeliner pencil question from 2010, so I thought I would start a newer discussion
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I know people ask lots of questions about which brow product is the best. I'm not saying this is the best one, but it works really well for me! I took 4 pictures: Nothing on my brows, Brow Wiz alone penciled in, Brow Wiz softened up with the attached spool end, and Brow Wiz softened with spool end and topped with some Anastasia Brow Powder.   The Brow Wiz is soft brown, the powder is an older Anastasia duo with Medium Ash/Medium Brown. It looks very similar in color to the current Medium Brown duo online. Hope this helps! No Brow   Brow Wiz Only   Brow Wiz softened with spool end   Brow Wiz softened and topped with Powder
Face
I have pale skin with yellow and red tones that are pretty much hidden when I wear foundation, what is the best color of blush to wear when wearing red lipstick? I have dark hair and eyes.
Face
The lightest Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation is still too dark for me and I was wondering if there were any good dupes for this foundation and the wonderful formula it offers. I heard the Lancome Teint Idole Ultra 24hr was good, any thoughts?
Face
i was wondering what concealer would be good to put over the bobbi brown corrector, without spending a lot and that would be a dupe for the bobbi brown concealer that you're supposed to put over the corrector and would last all day?