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mityren
What are you reading ?
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.
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malday
HALL OF FAMER malday / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Right now I'm reading American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis.  see post
redwagon44
Happy Thread
Can we post some happy, make-you-smile things here? I'm having the worst work day ever and am struggling to keep even a forced smile on my face.
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kam71
BEAUTY BOSS kam71 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I'm in!! :) ~KAM see post
sravanthi
Heart Party For Me Again!!!
It took several days to get first 100 hearts, next hundred in just 10-15 days, so i'm throwing heart party for me again like first time, because no one there to give to heart party on behalf of me  , Anyways i'm so happy, i reached 200 mark 
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sdbeautyjunkie1
HALL OF FAMER sdbeautyjunkie1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Really?  see post
georgeboggs
Can anyone know best granny flat professionals?
I want to know the best professional with experience in building granny flats. My friend suggested me to contact Granny Flat Solutions at http://www.runmap.net/en/route/2821183-granny-flat -solutions/ for best service.
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vegchililover78
Earring love!
Do you have a pair of new or favorite earrings? I just got these over the weekend and I think they are so pretty!   
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gogreyhound
HALL OF FAMER gogreyhound / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Those are very pretty!  see post
VC425
Hair horror stories
With Halloween creeping closer, let's talk about our worst hair horror stories! Bad hair cut? Terrible color choice? Tell me your stories that make you look back and go "what was I thinking!?"    My number 1 hair horror story:  I was in 6th grade with lovely hair that was almost to my waist. I decided that I wanted a hair cut and started begging my parents. My Mom agreed to take me to a salon the following weekend... but like any brat, I wanted it NOW. I kept complaining and my dad said "I can cut your hair."    I was like "Ok! Do it." So I sat down on a stool and he chopped off my pony tail. I now had a very jagged and horrible shoulder length cut. Needless to say, I learned my lesson. A neighbor that used to be a hairdresser attempted to even it out for us, but it looked pretty terrible for a while. 
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jozkid
HALL OF FAMER jozkid / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I have had two perms in my life, both horrific. Why did I do it? I don't know. The look was fashionable both times (once in the late 70s, and again in the mid 80s). But ... see post
IttyxBittyxMe
2014 Sephora Secret Santa
This will be US only.   I had a lot of fun [in a stressful kind of way I suppose] last year and wanted to see if anyone would be interested in doing this again!     ❤❤ The Rundown   ❤  Same as last year, we will be using elfster do conduct the exchange. It's very easy, convenient, does a random draw, lets you make a wishlist, and allows for the asking of anonymous questions so you don't have to wonder 'will they hate this color or not...'.     You will have to add your address to elfster, but no one will see it except for the person who is your santa.    Let me know you are interested and I will message you the group URL.   ❤❤ Gifting Rules   ❤  The minimum is $35 and there is no max. Now note, it doesn't have to be a single item that is $35. It can be multiple items from off of the persons wishlist that total up to be $35.   ❤ Feel free to add random goodies to your box to make it more personal, not a requirement, but just throwing it out there that you can.     ❤❤ Deadlines   ❤ To Sign Up: November 14th. Names will be drawn on November 15th and elfster will send you an email with who you got. ❤ To Send Gift: December 12th. Gifts will need to be sent by or on this date.     If you have any questions feel free to post them here or shoot me a PM.   Thanks everyone! Looking foreword to it. 
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IttyxBittyxMe
HALL OF FAMER IttyxBittyxMe / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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kbmatthews
Canadian shipping time change?
Has anyone else noticed a change in the time it takes to get a package from Sephora?   I have gotten 2 day delivery lately on all my purchases... this NEVER happens! Usually I get it 4-6 business days later.    Fluke, temporary, or are they stepping up their shipping game permanently? I hope this continues, I'm LOVING it!
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sparklekai
HALL OF FAMER sparklekai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
i've noticed but been too scared that saying anything will jinx it!!!     fingers crossed kb!!! see post
Nicrohr
BeautyBar Refer-a-Friend Code: Get Credit for Me
Placing my first order at Beautybar and Soapdotcom this week, I noticed they have a refer-a-friend code field.   Does someone want to give me their code so you can get the credit for referring me and the perk, whatever it is?   You can post your code here or PM me.  First to it gets it.
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Nicrohr
HALL OF FAMER Nicrohr / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Okay after an hour with Customer Service, they tell me now that you can't use refer-a-friend codes on BeautyBar, only for their sister sites, like Soap, Diapers, etc.  ... see post
DiVWA
Me at Half My Age – Please play along!
I thought it would be fascinating to see how people looked at half their age. This lets everyone participate no matter what his or her age! We get to see neat hairstyles, clothing, interesting stages (Goth, etc.). Let’s have fun!   Here’s how to play: find a photo of yourself at about half your age. Then find a more recent one, perhaps one you’ve posted on BT showing a makeup look, or one you particularly like.   I’ll go first. Here’s a photo of me in the pre-digital-camera era, circa 1985. I couldn’t find any of this age that showed my face any closer. It’s a scan so is a bit grainy. Even back then (and when I was younger), I had smile wrinkles. LOL The recent photo is one from a WAYWT post.     Does anyone want to play?
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DiVWA
HALL OF FAMER DiVWA / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Pretty then and now! I love the blue eyeliner and the bangs curled under (I used to do that too LOL) and those earrings are super cool. You don't look much older in the ... see post
bcteagirl
New Trans-Canadian Cosmetics Travelling Box/Train!!
Toot toot! Round three of the Trans-Canadian travelling cosmetics train is now *closed* *Update*   Here is the new train order! A couple of stations are friends of mine, I will be passing on their addresses to the people sending to them. Please PM the person sending to you *now* with your full name and address. If you don't have an address by Monday please contact me.  If I have missed somebody on the train please contact me asap     That said, Toot toot! All aboard, here we go!   Ont: 1)      Bcteagirl 2)      Ivyxox: Passed on to Ivy, August 21st 3)      Poornima: Arrived August 24th left August 27th 4)      LovingLondon: Arrived September 2nd, send on September 8th:   Tracking #: 0059382000696770   QC: 5) HappyGen: Arrived september 10th   Sask: 6) Gayle (friend): Arrived September 24th   BC: 7) Heartsmyface 8) Deesa (friend): Departed here on October 9th! Purolator #:11233766853   Ont:   9)Firespinner 10)  KBmatthews 11)  Yullz 12)  Bcteagirl   I rotated out some items so that there will be new items for the returning members. I added in some brand new Julep, Kiels, and a couple MAC.  I hope everybody has a grand time, I had lots of fun putting this together! I am meeting Ivy very shortly to pass on the box to the next station!     ************************************************** **** You also need to be able to meet the rules in a timely manner, keep the box moving within three days. You need to be able to post photos of what you take and link them in this thread.   This is a longer train, so if you have any travel plans in the next 2-3 months, you need to include this information when you contact me.   You need to: 1) Post in this thread 2) PM me, include full name, full address, if you were on a previous train, and if not the info above (Member for how long, somebody else who can vouch for you). This is a second round of a box, so there is a HUGE variety in here, so much great stuff (thank you previous participants!!). Very exciting to start a box that is such a great mix to start with. We had so much fun on the previous train (and it moved so fast!) that I know this will be great!   BY AGREEING TO PARTICIPATE YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE RULES!   ****NO RESERVE****   ****No Swatching items from the box****   ****ITEMS THAT MAY BE INCLUDED****   ALL SEALED ITEMS are welcome, UNLESS sealed   NO: Nothing you dip your fingers in if opened NO opened mascara NO opened lip wands (the kind you dunk the wand in or things like stila lipglaze). If any of these are new, tape them shut and label them as new.  Leave other lipsticks/etc untapped so people can see the colours.   NOTHING THAT CAN'T BE CLEANED or SANITIZED   all cosmetic/skin care samples are fine   ***Other: For full sized items, there is a strict one in one out policy for drug store items: ie: If you want to trade in a drug store item, you must be taking out a drug store item (Feel free to take out extra drug store items lol). This will ensure that this box is largely of higher quality cosmetics (While still allowing for some variety). There will be just a few drug store items per box    *Be polite *Don't keep the box longer than a few days (please try to keep the box moving in a timely manner)    * All packages must include a tracking number, Send me (@Bcteagirl) the tracking number.   *TRADE ON OR ABOVE the value of the item you took -don't take all of one kind of item, for example, if there are 3 of one perfume, take only 1 so that others will have a chance to try them - One in/one out rule for any drugstore cosmetics (which are limited) -post in a picture and/or text what you took and left -package things carefully and put things that could leak in ziplock bags     **YOU MUST have a tracking number for your package, and it must be posted here!   Once the train order is set, you need to PM the person who is sending to you your address right away, don't wait until the train is close to you!      
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The bottle with all the droplets look like it's some fragrance ad or promo.   Bvlgari..dripping in luxury :P see post
lylysa
What's on your plate?
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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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Lol! I love your way to describe the word which ended up being bleeped! :D    Thank you so much for sharing the recipe!!! see post
meagboho
First World (Makeup) Problems
Right now, my packages aren't arriving fast enough. It's not all make up, and not all Sephora.  I'm leaving tomorrow, for over a week, so if they don't come by tomorrow afternoon, I can't play with my new stuff til next week! 2 things were supposed to arrive today, 2 tomorrow.     The package I cared the least about (clothes) came today.  The package I was supposed to get today's tracking info hasn't updated in days, and still says it's supposed to be delivered today.  It's USPS and the mail already came so I'm a little annoyed I don't know where it's at.    I'm basically acknowledging the ridiculousness of being frustrated about stupid packages arriving/not arriving...and thought, I can't be alone in having "trivial" issues/annoyances.
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meagboho
BEAUTY MASTER meagboho / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Here's another one, getting a bunch of new make up and being away or too busy to actually use it!   Also, people need to hurry up with their dam PWPs because I'm going... see post
malday
Funny Reviews
So I've noticed that every time I look at the reviews of a product there are at least a few unhelpful (sometimes they're a little helpful) but hilarious reviews. What are your favorites that you have seen so far?   Here's one I saw while browsing through UD Naked Skin reviews:  
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EvangelineDamon
HALL OF FAMER EvangelineDamon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
For the same scent, an even better review I love how she paints the picture Age old elegance - 08.24.11 Imagine yourself on the front doorste... see post
makeupobesessed
Any baseball fans out there? Go Orioles!
I've been meaning to post this for a while...the Baltimore orioles were hot for a while, and now Kansas City came along.  I'm hoping for a miracle still!  Anyone else out there a baseball fan?    Even though the Ravens are winning, I can't even think about football right now!
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BuxomBabe80
HALL OF FAMER BuxomBabe80 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm rooting for KC even though I'm not a sports fan. It's the closest thing Kansas has to a team, because technically KC Royals and Chiefs play in Missouri. So goooooooo... see post
shapeshifter
Sad day for KVD fans
Her tattoo shop in LA caught on fire, sounds like the damage is pretty bad. Nobody hurt, but still sucks. It was a cool LA icon.  
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cutiecocolove
vice 3 and nice people.
so on the day i got vice 3, i was on the fence. luckily, a nice lady told me the wonders of the vice 3. so i took a deep breath and purchased it and it is awesome! thanks nice lady, best palette ever.    ps. your son is cute   pps. thanks for the recommendation   also i have 471 points. SO CLOSE   i want the dior 500 pt perk.   i think ill get a set. but i dont know what.    oh well.   oh my gosh im going to be so broke   nuuuuuuuuuuu..........
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iknowitstoday
Halloween help
I have not seen any scary movies! would you ladies please suggest must watch horror, thriller, scary movie? I love the skeleton key and secret window and I seen those are the only movies I can think of right now!   Please help me not be that girl that people look at me and say my God you haven't seen fill in the blank movie
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EvangelineDamon
HALL OF FAMER EvangelineDamon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
O poo. If you cannot record it, then oh well. I hope you have a really good time. see post
Blackwhiskey
Rainy Days
So I feel like doing my makeup, but it's raining so I don't think I'll be going out. That's not the point of this status though.   What kind of music do you prefer on a rainy day?   Mine goes from classical music, to the beatles, and of course - David Bowie!        Edited to include the picture I took the other day. 
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EvangelineDamon
HALL OF FAMER EvangelineDamon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I love Minnie the Moocher!! Cab Calloway was so awesome. Great find and memory, BW. I love me some Betty. I only have one dvd with 10 cartoons on it. This one you pi... see post
veronika23
The Canadian Peeps!
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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calcutta
HALL OF FAMER calcutta / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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kemoca
To all my No Buy sisters
So, I found this website, which I think is brilliant. Basically you make a commitment (mine is no buy at Sephora for a month) and you give them your credit card number and every week you check in to tell them if you succeeded or failed, and if you fail you have to pay money. You can designate the money go to either a friend, a charity or an anti-charity (a charity you hate, like one that really goes against your political leanings). I picked an anti-charity, because I need that extra motivation. Also, you can have a "referee", a 3rd party that verifies whether you stuck to your commitment or you can do it on the honor system.   So what do you guys think? Anybody else want to try it with me? We can be "supporters" for each other (you can tell people and they can make an account and like, leave encouraging messages and stuff). I have to tell you, I started using this website to make me exercise and it is totally working. So just wanted to throw it out there in case anybody was interested in using Stickk. I think it will really help me STICKK to my no buy. And maybe it will help you to. good luck, soldiers!
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KateLovesYSL
HALL OF FAMER KateLovesYSL / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I will try this in Jan! There are just too many good deals and promo codes coming out over the next 2 months! see post
lew132
Girl Scouts for beauty junkies?
I was talking to my mom this morning about my 6 yo wanting to join GS.  She asked if I was going to be a leader. I laughed and said that when all the girls returned home from a camping trip with full faces of makeup I probably wouldn't be asked back lol.  Anyways, it got me thinking about all the fun patches that could be associated with a beauty version of GS!  Um, winged eye liner patch, anyone?   It probably wouldn't ever get established, but it's a lot of fun to think about!  
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vanillammm
HALL OF FAMER vanillammm / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
well blended smokey eye, immaculately lined red lips, fishtail braid, false eyelash application.... forget Girl Scouts, I want to join Beauty Scouts!   see post
lew132
Sephora, can you please ditch the iPhone case already?
It's laughable that it's still available as a 250 pt perk. I mean, it's for a 4s! That was like 3 phone models ago! 
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vanillammm
HALL OF FAMER vanillammm / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
hilarious. I am going to laugh everyvtime I see it now. see post
kam71
Where did you learn your makeup techniques? Please share!
I did a search (sorry in advance if I missed some threads).  Asking all BTer's to share how/where did you learn to apply your makeup: I.e. Blogs, Youtube videos, How-to's BT,  Trial and error, @ a Sephora store with the help of an associate?   I can't say I'm new to makeup, as I'm 42, however, I've watched some how-to's on Youtube and here on Sephora, but just can't seem to get it right! It's disheartening for me to have all this beautiful makeup to use, but then feel blah when I look in the mirror after applying. If anyone is willing to share your go-to bloggers, inspiration, YTer's I'd be most appreciative.  Tx so much ~KAM
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kam71
BEAUTY BOSS kam71 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
TY so much!  Since I'm home sick...what better to do than check out YT videos.  Tx for your thoughtful reply. :) ~KAM see post
opinionatedjenn
Blogging!
Hello,   I am thinking of starting a blog. Not really sure what website I should use. So many choices!   Any advice would be appreciated!    Thank you.
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Kiki1517
HALL OF FAMER Kiki1517 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I don't write a blog (I started, but always forget about it) but the host I use for my site (Squarespace) does have the feature and it's simple to use and looks very pro... see post
milkyourmoments
Friends and Family sale
Has anyone received e-mails yet, regarding the sale? Its rumored to start October 18th, so I am confused as to why we haven't been notified yet.
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sheyo
SCENE QUEEN sheyo / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
Anyone would kindly share a code with me? see post
twilightnicky
Hi Everybody
I am a newbie to BT. Found this forum a few months ago and I love it. I'm a makeup, skin, hair, clothes lover. What I appreciate most about this page is how nice and helpful you all are here, and that you share my (obsession) love of all the pretties lol  I'm the only one I know that is a Sephora addict and trying out new products even though I have enough of everything to last me til Im 50 lol I now have found my people to share these things with. So thank you for that   Im excited to be a part of this great community!!! Yay
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twilightnicky
BEAUTY WHIZ twilightnicky / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
Thank you :) see post
jemly
TILDA IS THE FACE FOR NARS S/S 2015 CAMPAIGN
as if i wasn't already such a NARS fangirl, WWD is reporting francois has shot tilda for their s/s 2015 campaign. i think it would surprise NO ONE HERE that i'm also a committed tilda swinton devotee.    this was the photo accompanying the press release.  perfection.  
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lylysa
HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Jemly, please just be Tilda for Halloween...or any other Friday...or Monday...or Tuesday....you get my drift :P see post
rikkie
Successful Trades or TSB Experiences!
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.
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meagboho
BEAUTY MASTER meagboho / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Thanks for my first trade, E!   Super successful trade with Newandaddicted.  Good communication throughout! :) Now we need to see the palette in action! see post
notcreative
My favorite mod (Randee) has well over 2000 hearts!
It has been a while since we had a heart party.  If they were banned or shunned, I did not get the memo.   Anyway, my favorite moderator (I love them all, but I love her most) needs some love.  So, I hope you will join me in giving her some.     She knows why I love her so much, but I will tell the rest of you too.  She whacks the moles, uncovers missing points, answers questions no one else can and is friendly while doing it all.  There's another reason too, but I will take the 5th on that one!   Because she has a lot of beautiful hair   Because she brings on the party   But mostly because she puts up with all of us
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makeupobesessed
HALL OF FAMER makeupobesessed / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
yay randee! see post