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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...   Lipstick Playground thread is here:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Lipstick-Play ground/m-p/2020866#M18488  
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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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  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 NEW LIPGLASS METALLIC LIPSTICKS CAVIAR liquid lipstick NEXT TO NOTHING ED BLUSH/SKIN FINISHES FUTURE FORWARD Justine Skye iridescent powder MAC x BEAUTY GURUS MAC x MIN LIU   APRIL LIP OILS PATENT POLISH Pro Longwear Long-Last Lips Collection   MAY FRUITY JUICY May 18 FUTURE FORWARD Dualipa lip gloss May 25 SPLASH AND LAST   JUNE MAC Steve J & Yoni P June 1st FUTURE FORWARD Leehi Hi lipstick June 29   COMING SOON MAC x Tanya Taylor NYC Pinwheel Mineralized Skin Finish (Spring 2017) Double ended mascara Roller liner Basic B*tch eye shadow palette       ~Updated April 22nd 2017~
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This thread is for discussing current products, sharing upcoming releases and spreading general love for BITE Beauty! Thanks to everyone who contributes for all your sleuthing and reporting for the benefit of the BT community! ♥   CURRENT: •  Prismatic Pearl Creme Lip Gloss | $22 (permanent) http://www.sephora.com/prismatic-pearl-creme-gloss -P413931?skuId=1870161 A collection of six, metallic pearl glosses, in shimmering multi-dimensional shades that are found in rare black pearls. Spoiler (Highlight to read) • The   Lip Pencil  | $18 (permanent) http://www.sephora.com/the-lip-pencil-P416215?skuI d=1906379 A collection of classic, wood-barrel lip pencils in 22 neutral, lip-tone inspired shades.   • The Perfect Pair Amuse Bouche Lipstick Duo | $15 (LE) http://www.sephora.com/the-perfect-pair-amuse-bouc he-lipstick-set-P416216?skuId=1898998 A duo with deluxe sizes of Amuse Bouche Lipsticks in nudes or bolds in satin finishes—perfectly packaged in a portable box.   •  Everyday Agave Lip Collection | assorted prices (permanent) http://www.sephora.com/everyday-agave-lip-collecti on-P416727?skuId=1899020 A collection featuring a scrub, mask, and balm for perfectly hydrated, kissable lips.   • Edgy Neutrals Amuse Bouche Lipstick Collection  | $26 (LE) http://www.sephora.com/edgy-neutrals-amuse-bouche- lipstick-P415983?skuId=1906502 An Amuse Bouche shade extension including four just-released, limited-edition shades—inspired by the emerging trend of lipsticks with edgy undertones.   Past Releases: Spoiler (Highlight to read) (Holiday 2016) The Perfect Bite Set (LE) (Holiday 2016) BITE Discovery Set (LE) (Holiday 2016) Best Bite Redux (LE) (Holiday 2016) AB Lipstick in Mistletoe (LE) (Holiday 2016) Gold Crème Lip Gloss (LE) (Holiday 2016) Amuse Bouche Mini Lipstick Duo (LE) (Holiday 2016) Matte Crème Lip Crayon Collection (LE) (Holiday 2016) Amuse Bouche Mini Lipstick Vault Collection (LE) (November 2016) Amuse Bouche 'Mauvember' 2016 Lipstick (LE) (2016) The Perfect Pair High Pigment Lip Pencil Duo (LE) (2016) Multisticks (permanent) (2016) Cava Lip Collection (permanent) (2016) Amuse Bouche 'Berry Rouge' VIB Rouge Exclusive (LE) (CA Exclusive) (2016) Amuse Bouche in GTA (LE) (2016) Amuse Bouche Lipstick 'Sweet & Savoury' Shade Extension (permanent/LE) (2016) Spring Fling Set (LE) (2016) Amuse Bouche Lipstick initial shade range (permanent) (2016) Matte Crème Lip Crayon shade extension (permanent) (2015) Lip Lab Limited Release Crème Deluxe Series 001 - 012 (LE) (Holiday 2015) Mix N Mingle Luminous Crème Lipstick Duos (LE) (Holiday 2015) Best BITE Rewind Mini Matte Crème Lip Crayon Set (LE) (Holiday 2015) BITE Discovery Set (LE) (CA Exclusive) (November 2015) 'Mauvember' Luminous Crème Lipstick (LE) (Summer 2015) Luminous Crème Lipstick | Bellini, Mimosa, Kir Royale (LE) (US exclusive) (July 2015) Frozen Berries Matte Crème Lipstick (LE) (July 2015) Opal Matte Crème Lipstick (permanent) (July 2015) Opal Crème Lip Gloss (permanent) (CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Matte Crème Lipstick (LE) (CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Agave Lip Mask (permanent) (Holiday 2016) The Perfect Bite Set (LE)(Holiday 2016) BITE Discovery Set (LE)(Holiday 2016) Best Bite Redux (LE)(Holiday 2016) AB Lipstick in Mistletoe (LE)(Holiday 2016) Gold Crème Lip Gloss (LE)(Holiday 2016) Amuse Bouche Mini Lipstick Duo (LE)(Holiday 2016) Matte Crème Lip Crayon Collection (LE)(Holiday 2016) Amuse Bouche Mini Lipstick Vault Collection (LE)(November 2016) Amuse Bouche 'Mauvember' 2016 Lipstick (LE)(2016) The Perfect Pair High Pigment Lip Pencil Duo (LE)(2016) Multisticks (permanent)(2016) Cava Lip Collection (permanent)(2016) Amuse Bouche 'Berry Rouge' VIB Rouge Exclusive (LE)(CA Exclusive) (2016) Amuse Bouche in GTA (LE)(2016) Amuse Bouche Lipstick 'Sweet & Savoury' Shade Extension (permanent/LE)(2016) Spring Fling Set (LE)(2016) Amuse Bouche Lipstick initial shade range (permanent)(2016) Matte Crème Lip Crayon shade extension (permanent)(2015) Lip Lab Limited Release Crème Deluxe Series 001 - 012 (LE)(Holiday 2015) Mix N Mingle Luminous Crème Lipstick Duos (LE)(Holiday 2015) Best BITE Rewind Mini Matte Crème Lip Crayon Set (LE)(Holiday 2015) BITE Discovery Set (LE)(CA Exclusive) (November 2015) 'Mauvember' Luminous Crème Lipstick (LE)(Summer 2015) Luminous Crème Lipstick | Bellini, Mimosa, Kir Royale (LE)(US exclusive) (July 2015) Frozen Berries Matte Crème Lipstick (LE)(July 2015) Opal Matte Crème Lipstick (permanent)(July 2015) Opal Crème Lip Gloss (permanent)(CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Matte Crème Lipstick (LE)(CA exclusive) (July 2015) Maple Agave Lip Mask (permanent)
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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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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 Lolita Lip Liner http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-flash-everlasti ng-lip-liner-in-lolita-P147890347   AVAILABLE NOW Lip Liners Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-lip-liner-P4188 04?skuId=1914431 http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-lip-liner-P4188 04?skuId=1914431 Rock Candy Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/rock-candy-studded-kiss-lip stick-set-P418803?skuId=1914456 http://www.sephora.com/rock-candy-studded-kiss-lip stick-set-P418803?skuId=1914456 Mother Set Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/mother-all-mini-lipstick-du o-P418802?skuId=1914449 http://www.sephora.com/mother-all-mini-lipstick-du o-P418802?skuId=1914449 NEW ELL Spoiler (Highlight to read) http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-love-liquid-lip stick-P384954?skuId=1890623&icid2=products%20grid 3... http://www.sephora.com/everlasting-love-liquid-lip stick-P384954?skuId=1890623&icid2=products%20grid 384954 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 ELL in Rubens - 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 Brushes Precision pencil & innovative pressed powder for brows (total 3 brow products) New EEL   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 Matte Tattoo liners NEW Mascara Go Big Or Go Home More ELL shades? Pigments? (neon green) ELL Gold Skool Spoiler (Highlight to read) The gold is a topper that will be released to KVD Beauty 10th anniversary. The gold is a topper that will be released to KVD Beauty 10th anniversary. Swoon as a single shadow?     ROCK CANDY / LIP LINERS - 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 April 20th 2017 ~
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  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 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 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Lip Tints Multiple Tints Kohliners Velvet Matte Lip Pencils Lip TintsMultiple TintsKohlinersVelvet Matte Lip Pencils   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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Since the brand is coming to Sephora. I thought I'd start a thread just for the brand for news and info.    DARK SIDE 006 - LIVE! 2 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 April 21st 2017~  
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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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Hi BeautyTalkers!   If anyone loves lipstick as much as we do, it’s you! So, it’s only natural that we call on you for help as we finalize the shades in our super exciting, new and of course MULTITASKING lipstick kit called “Read My Lips”. I’d tell you more but...my lips are sealed The top contenders are...drumroll please.     So, what are your faves? Did you notice we snuck a metallic in there? This gild-meet-glam formula can be worn alone or layered under/over your favorite lip shade. Please give us your top 3 picks in order! Leave them below :-)   Oh and you’re not off the hook yet, once you select the shades, we’ll be back to name them!   PART 2:    Hi Beauty Talkers,   We took your suggestions and tweaked the shades a tiny bit. Are you ready to help us name them? Comment below your suggestions for the 3 shades in the photo below. Number 3 is the metallic that can be worn alone or mixed with the other shades. You never know if yours might be chosen!    Xoxo,   Team Wander
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I already have the Filmstar bronze & glow palette but looking into some of her other products.   Does anyone have any experiences they would like to share esp with her Light Wonder Foundation, her blush and the Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder? I'm interested in getting these three things but still on the fence about taking the plunge!    Please let me know, many BTers opinions have helped me out on products before Thanks in advance!
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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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The Swatch Board
alright, here it is. use this thread to request swatches. the guidelines are up to you and your needs: single swatches, comparison swatches, specific skin tone swatches   when comparisons are requested, feel free to provide whatever you have of that request--i want anyone to participate and contribute if they want to. have fun, hope this is helpful !
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NEWS, UPCOMING COLLECTIONS, DISCUSSIONS AND SWATCHES!   I was surprised there wasn't a dedicated thread for the brand especially since they have really upped their game recently. So since pretty much every brand has a thread I thought to start one for Tarte!          
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Thought I'd start a thread just for Viseart since so many of us LOVE them.   I love to encourage a small brand as opposed to a brand where you pay for the name. The eye shadow quality can't be beat! ************************************************** ******* WHERE TO BUY Sephora Muse Beauty Pro Beauty Bay Beautylish Alcone Frends Beauty ************************************************** ******* COMING SOON   NEW Theory Eye 04 - Amethyst http://www.sephora.com/viseart-theory-palette-P408 032?skuId=1949452   Theory Eye 05 - Nuance http://www.sephora.com/viseart-theory-palette-P408 032?skuId=1949460   Theory Cheek 01 - Enamored http://www.sephora.com/theory-highlighter-blush-br onzer-palette-P418573?skuId=1949478   Theory Cheek 02 - Ablaze http://www.sephora.com/theory-highlighter-blush-br onzer-palette-P418573?skuId=1949486   Warm Mattes 10: http://www.sephora.com/viseart-eyeshadow-palette-P 391306?skuId=1916717   Le Petit Pro : http://www.sephora.com/eyeshadow-palette-petit-pro -P416421?skuId=1916725   INFO / WORKING ON Possible plums/burgundy/aubergine/deep purples/mauve palette Possible more every day palettes Pro line     Warm Mattes 10 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Le Petit Pro Spoiler (Highlight to read) Posy (Not confirmed / Hopefully spring 2018) Spoiler (Highlight to read) Price breakdown for those interested Spoiler (Highlight to read) Saw this on Facebook a while back and thought I'd add it here.   A 12 color Viseart Eyeshadow Palette is $80 USD (before pro discount). Each eyeshadow pan is 2 grams and valued at approx. $6 ($3.00 per gram).   MAC has reduced the price of their single eyeshadows refills from $10 USD to $6 USD each. So 12 colors at the new reduced price would be $72 USD (before pro discount). Add the $8 USD empty palette to store them and we're back to $80 USD.   EXCEPT: Each MAC eyeshadow pan is only 1.3 grams ($4.62 per gram). You're getting only 15.6 grams of product, as opposed to the 24 grams of eyeshadow in the Viseart palette. That's a loss of over 8 grams of product.   FINAL ANALYSIS: It would cost $119 USD for MAC to duplicate the Viseart palette (24 grams of MAC eyeshadow at $4.62 per gram and $8 for the palette). Saw this on Facebook a while back and thought I'd add it here.  A 12 color Viseart Eyeshadow Palette is $80 USD (before pro discount). Each eyeshadow pan is 2 grams and valued at approx. $6 ($3.00 per gram). MAC has reduced the price of their single eyeshadows refills from $10 USD to $6 USD each. So 12 colors at the new reduced price would be $72 USD (before pro discount). Add the $8 USD empty palette to store them and we're back to $80 USD. EXCEPT: Each MAC eyeshadow pan is only 1.3 grams ($4.62 per gram). You're getting only 15.6 grams of product, as opposed to the 24 grams of eyeshadow in the Viseart palette. That's a loss of over 8 grams of product. FINAL ANALYSIS:It would cost $119 USD for MAC to duplicate the Viseart palette (24 grams of MAC eyeshadow at $4.62 per gram and $8 for the palette).     ~Updated: April 15th 2017~
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Nails
I'm loving this nail polish from Nails Inc. I used the superfood base coat, Nailkale in Victoria and finished it off with the 45 second top coat.  The color is so rich and easy to apply.   
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Face
I was posting to see if anyone has some recommendations on make-up routines/products. I've been currently using Smashbox Studio Skin foundation, Born This Way concealer and finishing it with a Becca loose powder. I'm never really happy with how my skin looks using these products (primer and finishing spray included). I have acne prone, combination skin, with some scarring. I wanted something a little more basic, then having to spend so much time on my face in the morning! 
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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. You will ship priority shipping not ground! 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. You will ship priority shipping not ground!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. Imlostagain 8. YoiFran 9. Petisweetmom 10. CC36169. 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, FLORA, GOOD GENES , Buxom travel size lippies, face moisturizer for dry skin that doesn't break out OOD   ROUND 2 @Insomniacmuffin @Saschattack @kelloua    
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I'm just wondering if milk makeup sunshine skin tint has SPF? Some review say that it does, but it doesn't say anywhere on the product description. I received a sample with SPF 30 and I'd like to purchase it again, but only if it has the SPF.
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A thread to discuss existing/upcoming/or new ABH products.   Feel free to ask questions, share swatches, intel on upcoming products, etc.   Swatches:  
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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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  In the vein of the recent Tom Ford Updates and Chanel Updates threads, I thought I would start one for Burberry! I think they have had a ton of great releases recently (new eye shadow formula, kisses lippies). Burberry is one of the most consistently good designer lines in my opinion.   what items have you liked recently from Burberry? Anything you are waiting for or have your eye on?   edit: latest runway palettes    
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The Bobbi Brown thread.  Bobbi Brown was the first brand that got me excited about makeup.  So I'll always have a soft spot for BB.  And now Sephora has the amazing 25 year year palette. Note, the holiday lip shade is sold out on Nordstrom.  I'm going to be watching for it on Sephora's site.  
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Once Upon A Time we fell in love with an indie brand... now we have a place to discuss and post updates as the brand continues to grow!  The Wizardry and Witchcraft Eyeshadow Palette Book pre-order is sold out. This item is permanent and is expected to be stocked in the summer. $52 Coming Soon: Quill and Ink Set     Liquid Lipsticks What's in a Name Rose Brush Bouquet  Dragon Lipsticks Upcoming Licensed Collaborations:          
Eyes Q&A
I was sooo disappointed to find out that Dior had discontinued their Extase line of mascara and need a good alternative. Tried Better than Sex, Rollerlash, They're Real (different but better than the others), Diorshow, ect but haven't found one that lives up to Extase. Your suggestions are appreciated- thank you. 
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Please correct me if I'm wrong - I don't see a Dior Thread?!       Holiday 2016 - Now available online at Neiman Marcus and from Dior Direct (thanks  @purly  and @veronika23 !):               Spring 2017 Preview (thank you  @TriesToBoClassy  &  @KMariel !)         New book out now (thank you  @lipstick4soul ):     History of Dior makeup in context of art and fashion. 12 chapters each featuring a different color, with campaign photography and design from legends like guy bourdin and serge lutens.
Face
I wear Estee Lauder double wear in shade Ecru 1N2 which is a shade too dark for my skin. I want to try the Estee Lauder double wear light . What shade would you recommend ?
Face
I am brightening up my look with Burberry Cherry Red Lipstick......what would be a great blush to use? I have light skin, am in my 60s so don't want to look like an old painted doll. Thanks!
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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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This thread is the place to post sneak peeks of new products and special collections and to discuss all things Marc Jacobs Beauty!   If you are an existing fan or have questions about a particular product or want to explore the brand for the first time, feel free to join the discussion. And of course feel free to post about anything else related to MJ beauty should you be so inclined! I'm curious to know everyone's experience with the brand.     Spoiler (Highlight to read) How I began the discussion back in December 2015: To start off, I recently purchased the LE Style Eye Con No. 20 Holiday Palette during the VIB sale, but I have yet to use it or even swatch the colors on myself. It is currently still in "sacred relic" mode in my mind, but I'm also intimidated as it is my first ever large palette purchase. I'm not an eyeshadow expert by any means, in knowledge nor in application. I would like to begin this discussion by inviting those of you who have this palette to post eye looks that you have created with it. I need some ideas!   How I began the discussion back in December 2015:To start off, I recently purchased the LE Style Eye Con No. 20 Holiday Palette during the VIB sale, but I have yet to use it or even swatch the colors on myself. It is currently still in "sacred relic" mode in my mind, but I'm also intimidated as it is my first ever large palette purchase. I'm not an eyeshadow expert by any means, in knowledge nor in application. I would like to begin this discussion by inviting those of you who have this palette to post eye looks that you have created with it. I need some ideas!