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So I live with two roommates, one of which I don't know well. He's an international Chinese PHD student in computer science so we don't really hang out much but he just sent me some unexpected words when all I did was ask about lowering the thermostat. I posted the texts below--did my text even warrant that kind of attitude?   I'm a clean, communicative person and can't stand his habits of not recycling, not once helping with throwing out the garbage, not cleaning up after himself in the kitchen, not locking the door, and lack of communication with cranking up the heat but I been putting up with it and cleaning up after him because he's moving out this semester and the last time I tried to have an adult conversation with him, he got defensive/sarcastic and called me rude. My other roommate already told me he's a hard person to get along with but I still feel upset and angry that I have to live with someone like that for the next few months.       
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So I'd like to maintain a board for the Canadian customers.  A place where we can share our events, promos, problems etc.   I sometimes see deals and info for Canadians and rather then posting a new convo all the time maybe we can just share on this board.   I think it would be easier to communicate with each other if we only had one board to follow.    - I recently posted that Nail Polish Canada has free shipping on any orders for a limited time.   EDITED:   Anyone interested in getting Tonymoly products you can contact them via their Canadian Facebook page to place an order.  5$ shipping, free over purchases 50$.  I think they have a store in Pacific Mall in Markham ON   Tarte now ships to Canada!    
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    What kind of music do you prefer on a rainy day?    
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Hi everyone!   Just wanted to share that after nearly 6 years working with Sephora I am saying my goodbye! I know many of you have messaged me, come to me for assistance and have become familiar faces but it is my time to move on!     Thank you for your great topics, advice and pictures you all so love to share! This has been so much fun getting to know you all and share your joys and woes! Thank you all for the heart parties and posts too.   As my PM's are now off, please reach out to Melissa, Zanna, Laura, Kevin, Nika or Randee if you have any issues or questions and I know they will be able to help!    I leave you with my favorite saying, "You can never have too much lipgloss."       
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Hello there, ladies and gents!   Keeping in line with all the fun and interactive threads asking about your most recent halls, items you have your eyes on, what you're currently wearing, what's your hair routine, and more, I've decide to branch out and ask:   "What's on your plate?"   The beauty world doesn't just stop at skin care and cosmetics, it also goes hand in hand with your overall health and well-being, so with that, I'm curious to see what we're all chowing down and snacking on be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or inbetween!   For those with apps that help count calories or to those who just want to keep a log, here's a place to share, possibly find and share some recipes, and even tips on maintaining a balanced diet.   Don't just share food items, but even drinks! I'm a huge fan of tea and at least have a cup of green tea a day (anti-oxidants) and drink plenty of water.   For lunch today, I had:   -Brown rice -Steamed egg -Steamed red snapper with green onion, sesame oil, and black pepper -Gai lan (it's a type of Chinese vegetable/greens)   Now, tell me, Beauty Talk world, what do you have?
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1. A beauty/fashion trend you love. 2. A beauty/fashion trend you hope goes away soon. 3. How many pairs of shoes do you own? 4. A product you would love to own if money were no object. 5. Movie you can watch over and over again.   1. I like the accent nail trend, some people really go all out! 2. The short skirt/booty shorts with a long sheer overlay, I just don't get it. 3. About 20, most are gifts from my sister who tries desperately to make me more girly. 4. I want to see if La Mer cream is as amazing as all the stars claim. 5. The Princess Bride, my friends and I can quote it verbatim.
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I am a book lover! I would rather read than do anything else! So just outta curiosity, What are you ladies (and gentleman)  reading? What's your favorite genre?     I just finished Blood Vivicani by Beckett  And I am starting a reread of The song of Ice and Fire (the game of thrones series)   My favorite genre by far is horror and Fantasy.
Wouldn't it be great if Sephora had a monthly subscription program like Birchbox or Sample Society?  I'd cancel the one I have now and sign up for Sephora's in heart beat!   Hint hint Sephora!
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Come and let everyone know if you've done a trade with someone or they've been an awesome TSB contributor! Let's give kudos to our BT BFFs!    So a post could be one persons feedback on another, how a trade went, did they ship quickly, etc. and others could reply if they dealt with the same person and how their trade went.
I have been away for a little while, and am starting to get back into the swing of things.It got me to thinking about why I like being here and what I missed! I love that we are a bunch of like-minded people, from all different walks of life but common things that draw us all together. I love that a person can come and go, but it always seems like coming back to a type of family that is always welcoming. I love that we can talk about our obsessions, ask questions, get advice, share our hoards and enable each other, or just talk about other random things. I love that the community is supportive of personal things going on, such as births, deaths, joys and trials.  I Love how we stick up for each other if any bad eggs come in and start trouble. I love the ideas and inspirations we get from the discussions and pictures.   It is just a fun place to be!   What are some of your favorite things about BT??    
I went to sephora this weekend and bought 75.00 worth(of what I am still trying to figure that out) stuff and my points are now up to 1606.    How many points do you have? also was told to hold onto my points cause there will be some big changes with them(the points). the sales assoc. didn't go into major details at the register
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I know we have a thread where we' talk about being healthier and such, and much like the challenges for makeup, this will be a challenge for exercise. Today I finally decided "Enough of this slugging around."      I just finished one mile  at a 3 mile speed and switching to 2.5 once in a while.    If you're starting this journey with me, please check out (I hope Malday doesn't mind me calling the thread this) - the sister thread. Here you will find healthy recipes, AND delicious as well. I'll be including some vegan/vegetarian recipes mainly.   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/The-Reci pe-Thread/m-p/1845978/highlight/true#M101081   So I won't title this 30 day challenge, but I will aim for 30 days and keep going from there, hopefully.   Here's an image of some stretches provided by the lovely ShannonAlexis:    
Hey there,   I was wondering if anyone on here who happens to be from Toronto or in Canada has ever donated makeup they didn't want to an abused women's shelter ?. I really would like to do this as a nice gesture for those less fortunate. I  got a lot of lightly used and new products to unload !
I am 13 and I'm about to be a freshman in high school. I have signed up for a cosmetology class for all four years and will double up classes for my junior and senior year so I can have a chance to get my license by graduation and be able to work as soon as get out of school. I expect it will be a lot of work, but  I think it will save a lot of time because even if I don't qualify for my license by then I wont have to take as many classes when I get out of school and I can focus more on college then, which is something else I would like to do when I get out of school, but my main focus is cosmetology. I have loved doing my own and other peoples make up and hair for as long as I can remember. It is my passion and something I would like to continue to do for the rest of my life. I have only one fear. What if I'm not successful? I know I should, but I don't have a "backup plan". Makeup is the only thing I want to do. Does anybody have any advise for helping me become successful in the cosmetology business? 
at all with this event...at least where i was at...I mean i spent 148.00 and with coupon it came to 119.00 (and still trying to figure out where that 119.00 is at in the items i bought)...   the fold over clutch has terrible samples in it...that nail polish color is a pea green color or maybe some other color..the buxom lipgloss is not a color for my dark skintone..why not throw in a mascara, some neutral eyeshadows...   the food was ok..nothing special...but when one is hungry anything tastes good..   had a contour done on me..only noticed it on my cheek area..   I don;t know I guess I expected more from this event..glad the coupon can be used many times over..so it comes in handy when i get paid again..
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So, I just saw this article on LifeHack of why highly successful people wear the same thing everyday. Not the same clothes everyday, but the same style of outfit. Like Steve Jobs and his turtle necks.    I am the most indecisive person ever, and if anyone needs a uniform it's probably me. I have only recently started to simplify my closet, but the only thing my clothes have in common so far is the color scheme (a lot of blues or grey and black) and skinny jeans.   So I thought it would be a fun topic to see what your go-to style is.  What are some of your favorite items to wear day to day?      
I have FINALLY decided i want to sign up for a subscription box. BUt i don't know which one!!
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I started thinking about this because this past week I've been having a lot of consternation with my vision.  I wear hard contacts and the pair I was wearing was 4-5 years old (they really are supposed to only last up to 2 years but I'm really bad at going in to the eye doctor) and basically they were so out of shape and scratched up that one lens ended up causing a tear in my eye.  It's a small tear so don't worry!  But I was out of commission from Friday till Wednesday.  I do have glasses which I wear but the lenses are ridiculously thick so I'm very embarrassed to wear them anywhere especially work.    Now that I finally got my new lenses and can see again I thought how amazing a thing it is to be able to see clearly.  I used to have to run to the bathroom all the time to rinse my contacts because my vision would get blurry.  Now I don't have to do that.  I can comfortably work all day.  I can't tell you how wonderful a feeling it is.   I think many of us don't take time out to really think about the simple things we are grateful for.  I know I don't.
Hey everyone, I updated the list of successful traders. Please post here if you have a successful trade with someone. I will also check with the other Topic and keep this list updated weekly!   Once a person has 5 successful trades I will bold their name, and no longer keep track of successful trades.   Link to the other discussion: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/Successf ul-Trades-or-TSB-Experiences/td-p/1012387   Bold = 5 or more vouchers    4/8/2015     Spoiler (Highlight to read) 4Ali4 AllieCat99 AMHWKI Anb0906 AnneMCC Annypoo Aparrish Arclightlux x 2 Arielaaaaaaaa x 2 Aviscardi AznAngelliz Bea0t Beautytester Beeberz x 2 Beehavnbeauty Beethousand Bfuller x 4 BrennaBombshell Brittieee Butterblume Buxombabe80 x 3 CalamityJane85 Carolang Carrie1975 Carrierose Chaotika573 x 2 Chelsss x 2 chlotam Chupi Clarks18 x 2 Cpeezy CuriousCannibal Daeidre x 2 Daisies121 DandyLionFluff Danimazz x 3 Dannyc DesertRose0706 DitzCore x 2 DiVWA Drrragon Eadelaide1 EllieyJelly x 2 Enableme emmy89 Erendira EvangelineDemon x 2 Evno Firespinner Fluffymuha Garnett Ghkim Gogreyhound greenporchlights guzelkiz Gwenhwyfar hackneyfl happygen harlequinginger heartsmyface Hellvetica Heatherbee x 2 Hipquest Hypnoticpoise IllegallyBlonde x 2 Ilovebears Inkstainedmeg Ireneh Itscarin x 2 Itsjaimiehere Ivyxoxo JaimeLove Jellybean917 x 2 jenfromnyc Jenjendoitagain Jenji Jenpred JesiBeads JessicaClara x 2 Jessyiniowa JiMii2006 Joannimation x 2 Jojobe Juicytulip x 4 Jxw200 x 3 Kalex Kariyava Kateye7 x 4 KatelovesYSL x 2 Katty2323 KayyLynn x 2 Kiki1517 Killahbabe x 2 Kimchikween x 4 Knuevekm KrissyLuvzU x 3 kristallovesdogs kristiewin Ladymeag Ladysybil x 3 Linda711 x 2 Ljp93 LKUHLE Leopardprint Lylysa Mafan Makeupobsessed Makeuptalk Malday x 2 Maltipoo66 Manniface Mariahk83 Meagboho MegEm Melde x 4 Michelleshops x 3 Minibux Missey1973 x 2 Missie772 mixe MK89 MlleCC MochaPJ Mollybb x 4 Mommyto4 x 2 Monikay MPolansky Mrsbaine x2 MyChoi x 4 Mygreathair12 mymymack Nebel Newandaddicted Nicrohr Nightknight Nikki x 3 Nishcakes x 4 Notcreative Oklady2013 Penelopepuffman Person11 Pipsqueek1582 Pixyfaygo x 2 PlantGarden x 2 Plm95 x 4 Poshified Prettyinpa Princesskat17 x 2 Rebbbeccaa Redwagon44 Rhiannon1419 Rikkie Riseandgrind Roseps135 x 2 Roxystar4 Sangova x 3 Sbowden x 2 Sdbeautyjunkie1 shadetertiary ShannonAlexis x 3 Shortstuff07 Sourpanda x 3 Sn22 x 2 Sp2001 Spacesuit SPAGS2332 x 2 Sparklekai x 3 Spoiledbrat Sschulte1014 Starletta8 Stephanilynn x 3 StyleLynn Sugarkenzie SuzeAlex SydBristow talinder Teresaanne92 Thesocialquota thesupergirl Tigrelili to90 x 2 Trishalyn Unblownkisses Vanillammm x 3 Vegchililover78 x 3 Veronika23 Violalea x 3 Viviene23 Wendyomgwar x 4 Wingatprsct Wonbinlover x 2 Yazmin x 3 Yenx YouAreAlways Zpsid91 x 4   4Ali4AllieCat99 AMHWKIAnb0906 AnneMCCAnnypoo AparrishArclightlux x 2Arielaaaaaaaa x 2Aviscardi AznAngelliz Bea0tBeautytesterBeeberz x 2BeehavnbeautyBeethousandBfuller x 4BrennaBombshellBrittieeeButterblumeBuxombabe80 x 3CalamityJane85Carolang Carrie1975CarrieroseChaotika573 x 2Chelsss x 2chlotamChupiClarks18 x 2CpeezyCuriousCannibalDaeidre x 2Daisies121DandyLionFluff Danimazz x 3DannycDesertRose0706DitzCore x 2DiVWADrrragonEadelaide1EllieyJelly x 2Enableme emmy89ErendiraEvangelineDemon x 2EvnoFirespinnerFluffymuhaGarnettGhkimGogreyhoundg reenporchlightsguzelkiz Gwenhwyfarhackneyflhappygenharlequingingerheartsmy faceHellveticaHeatherbee x 2HipquestHypnoticpoiseIllegallyBlonde x 2IlovebearsInkstainedmegIrenehItscarin x 2ItsjaimiehereIvyxoxo JaimeLoveJellybean917 x 2jenfromnycJenjendoitagainJenjiJenpred JesiBeadsJessicaClara x 2JessyiniowaJiMii2006Joannimation x 2Jojobe Juicytulip x 4Jxw200 x 3KalexKariyavaKateye7 x 4KatelovesYSL x 2Katty2323KayyLynn x 2Kiki1517Killahbabe x 2Kimchikween x 4Knuevekm KrissyLuvzU x 3kristallovesdogskristiewinLadymeagLadysybil x 3Linda711 x 2Ljp93 LKUHLELeopardprintLylysaMafanMakeupobsessed MakeuptalkMalday x 2Maltipoo66MannifaceMariahk83MeagbohoMegEmMelde x 4Michelleshops x 3Minibux Missey1973 x 2Missie772mixeMK89 MlleCCMochaPJMollybb x 4Mommyto4 x 2MonikayMPolanskyMrsbaine x2MyChoi x 4Mygreathair12mymymackNebelNewandaddictedNicrohr NightknightNikki x 3Nishcakes x 4Notcreative Oklady2013PenelopepuffmanPerson11Pipsqueek1582Pixy faygo x 2PlantGarden x 2Plm95 x 4PoshifiedPrettyinpaPrincesskat17 x 2RebbbeccaaRedwagon44Rhiannon1419RikkieRiseandgrin dRoseps135 x 2Roxystar4Sangova x 3Sbowden x 2Sdbeautyjunkie1shadetertiaryShannonAlexis x 3Shortstuff07 Sourpanda x 3Sn22 x 2Sp2001SpacesuitSPAGS2332 x 2Sparklekai x 3SpoiledbratSschulte1014 Starletta8Stephanilynn x 3StyleLynnSugarkenzieSuzeAlexSydBristow talinderTeresaanne92Thesocialquota thesupergirlTigrelilito90 x 2TrishalynUnblownkissesVanillammm x 3Vegchililover78 x 3Veronika23Violalea x 3Viviene23Wendyomgwar x 4WingatprsctWonbinlover x 2Yazmin x 3YenxYouAreAlwaysZpsid91 x 4     
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Some movies are hit or miss. What are your current favorites ?          
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beauty2sample is our resident promo code sleuth! She is amazing and I wanted to start a heart party to show all of our appreciation for what she does! *Picture from OCC lip tar lips of the day
Like I don't have enough obsessions in my life as it is; I purchased my first graphic novel today. It's not the one I originally set out to buy, but they didn't have the one I wanted in-store and I wanted something NOW, I didn't want to order it. I'll get it eventually. It is, of course, a Marvel story. This one is about Black Widow. I'm not real familiar with all of the characters, but I think I'll be able to follow along. 
So I have a bunch of palletes and misc makeup that I have only ever swatched (mainly eye shadows) that I wanted to sell cheap. Ebay of course will not let you sell used makeup, although I suppose I could label it a tester. Anyways most of it I just got slack about returning, we were moving house and etc and I just could not be bothered, and it now just sits in my makeup drawer serving no one. Examples: Too Faced holiday palette (sugar and spice?) UD Vice 2, the Clinique Nutrcracker collection, a whole range of UD moondust eyeshadows. The list goes on lol. I have had to switch to mostly all natural stuff anyways, because I was having reactions to a lot of the stuff as well. I have MS and weird things seem to make it flair up. (Which makes no sense) Any ideas?
I need some help finding a purse. I have been looking for something and I am not sure if it exists. Here are my wish list items: -structured, it doesn't have to be rigid, but I would like some structure to it -crossbody strap as well as shoulder handles -zip top -metal feet -not cloth -about 12 inches across -as many interior pockets as possible... -multiple sections would not make me sad -Priced up to $500   Anybody have a purse they love that meets all or most of these items? Any help would be fabulous! Thanks in advance!  
I NEED MORE SEPHORA FAVORITES COLLECTIONS, IM NOT A FAN OF THE HODGEPODGE ONES : (   LOVE THE LASH STASH AND WOULD LIKE TO SEE ONES THAT CONSIST MAINLY OF FOUNDATIONS OR EYESHADOWS (MAKEUP BASED).
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What a depressing two days we have had. First, the untimely death of the great Robin Williams yesterday. And now, today, the beautiful Lauren Bacall. She was not only a gorgeous, talented woman, she was also a devoted wife to Humphrey Bogart and mother to his children. We lost another great one today, and although she will now be reunited with her Bogey, she's going to be missed forever by the ones she left behind. Rest in peace beautiful Betty.    
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For those of you who knew about my pregnancy... I gave birth today to a beautiful and healthy baby boy! Say hello to Byron Victor, born at 11:52 am March 5, 2015. He is 7 pounds, 6 ounces, 19.5 inches long. Both baby and myself are doing well.
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I just thought that this might be fun/adorable. Here's thread to post pictures of your furry or not so furry companions Here's my Albino cornsnake, Dante. Love him to bits ^_^  
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So besides spending money on makeup...  I have a rather large t-shirt collection.   ...and I just ordered another one. My husband and I love looking at the shirt designs on Woot every day. This one was a definite win. I ordered it right away. (Plus it was only $7 with $5 shipping.) 
I know Lime Crime are currently talk of the town with their "recent" (it happened months ago and no one was told...) security breach on their website, but what do you think about them making an appearance at the NYC IMATS? They're (apparetly) not appearing at the LA event, I'm not sure if that was due to them being turned away or simply just not attending. So, do you think they should be allowed to attend NYC IMATS after more of the companies/owners shady business practices and lack of customer compassion have come to light?   There is actually a petition to have them banned from the NYC dates here incase you feel strongly about the matter: