This week, we at Sephora would like to give a shout out to one of our exciting new brands, Glow Recipe. This Korean skincare brand combines natural ingredients, gentle hydration, and heavenly, silky textures to create soothing, next-level skincare. Check out a couple of their top products:
Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask smooths skin and boosts radiance overnight with watermelon and hyaluronic acid. The mask boasts a luxuriously bouncy texture and a revolutionary formula that won’t transfer to your pillow while you sleep, yet remains breathable. It removes dead skin cells while imparting lasting hydration for softer, brighter skin.
Blueberry Bounce Gentle Cleanser transforms from gel to foam to cleanse, hydrate, and tone. Skin is left clean, but never dry or tight thanks to a pH-balanced formula and a healthy dose of hyaluronic acid. Blueberries provide an antioxidant boost as well as gentle, skin-smoothing AHAs. –Kris G.
What’s your favorite K-Beauty product? Show & tell!
Retinoids–the anti-aging skin wonder–are one of your best weapons against fine lines and wrinkles. Products that contain these proven wrinkle-fighters combat signs of aging by gently resurfacing skin and supporting natural cell turnover for a younger, healthier appearance.
SUNDAY RILEY’s Luna Oil improves the look of pores, fine lines and wrinkles, uneven texture, and age spots, delivering essential moisture for a calm complexion. Peter Thomas Roth’s Professional 3% Retinoid Plus is a lightweight serum that visibly improves fine lines and wrinkles, while lightly hydrating and evening skin’s tone.
When using products with retinoids, remember to start slow and up the frequency as skin adjusts. And, as always, slather skin in sunscreen! –Tracy J.
Do you target your fine lines and wrinkles? Show & tell!
Miranda Kerr truly cares about using good-for-your-skin products, and she hopes you do too. She created KORA Organics, a healthy, organic, natural skincare line that follows strict organic ingredient guidelines, so that you know exactly what you’re putting on your skin.
The rich, moisturizing Noni Glow Face Oil absorbs quickly into dehydrated skin to smooth, nourish, and brighten–while providing a natural glow. The potent, nutrient-dense Noni Glow Skinfood Dietary Supplement Powder (which is vegan and gluten-free) contains a powerful superfruit mixture for your daily beauty and wellness benefits. One of Miranda’s personal blends, Heart Chakra Aromatherapy Oil is supercharged to invoke, nurture, and empower the energies of your heart chakra. –Tracy J.
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Hair gone brassy? Have no fear. Amika is here with two brass-busting formulas that help maintain hair’s cool, toned look for a variety of shades. Great for all hair types and textures–from sleek straight to tightly coiled–Bust Your Brass Shampoo and Conditioner work together to counteract harsh, brassy tones, while enhancing hair’s brighter color, head-turning shine, and incredible softness. Both ultra-violet, nourishing formulas are enriched with sea buckthorn berry, which hydrates, regenerates, and restores strands back to their optimal health. To rid hair of unwanted warmth, simply massage a small amount of product from scalp to ends and rinse thoroughly with warm water. -Tracy J.
How do you keep brassy tones at bay? Show & Tell!
Commit to a plan of attack and fight visible signs of aging! Adding ultra-hydrating, antioxidant-rich skincare to your daily routine will defend against the external factors that tend to lead to premature aging–helping skin maintain its youthful-looking glow.
Great for use on the face and neck, Fresh’s lightweight Black Tea Firming Corset Cream contains an array of powerful anti-aging ingredients that work together to visibly firm and improves skin’s elasticity for a more defined, lifted appearance. Origins’ oil-free, antioxidant-infused A Perfect World™ SPF 40 Age-Defense Moisturizer with White Tea protects against environmental aggressors (like UV and pollution) for skin that looks healthy and vibrant. –Tracy J.
How do you combat signs of aging? Show & tell!
Want a waterproof, easy-to-apply cream eye shadow that doesn't smudge, budge, or crease? This long-lasting, ultra-rich Aqua XL Color Paint Shadow glides on seamlessly and is super-simple to blend or layer with multiple hues for a flawless look. The smooth formula is enriched with mango butter for lusciously hydrated lids and comfortable eyes all day, and comes in 20 stunning shade options–from iridescent warm beige to matte fuchsia to lustrous dark blue. Feel free to use alone, as an eye liner, or as a base for your favorite shadow. –Tracy J.
What look would you create with these shadows? Show & Tell!
Dullness can be a drag! Your quick-fix? Vitamin C. This skin-lightening, super-hydrating antioxidant combats lackluster skin and helps you achieve a brighter, more youthful-looking complexion in no time.
Sunday Riley’s luxurious, glow-boosting C.E.O. Moisturizer fights first signs of aging caused by environmental stressors, refines skin’s texture, and visibly plumps using a powerful, next-generation form of vitamin C, THD ascorbate. Infused with vitamin C and collagen, Ole Henriksen’s powerful, anti-aging Truth Serum –bursting with an energizing citrus scent–delivers all-day hydration and leaves skin looking firm, radiant, and healthy. -Tracy J.
How do you use vitamin C to brighten? Show & tell!
When it comes to tackling pesky pores, exfoliation is key. Skincare products with AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids) gently yet effectively exfoliate to remove dead skin, minimize the appearance of pores, and resurface skin, resulting in a smoother, softer, healthier-looking complexion.
Drunk Elephant’s pro-quality T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial™ is an AHA/BHA mask that improves skin’s texture and tone, while improving the look of pores and fine lines for a clearer, more radiant complexion. Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel features AHA-infused, pre-soaked pads that work to combat breakouts, visibly minimize pores, and reveal glowing skin–sans redness or irritation. –Tracy J.
How do you tackle pores? Show & Tell !
STELLAR offers high-performance makeup, alluring shades, and velvety textures for all skin tones. Because of the challenges she faced while trying to find shades that match her medium complexion, brand founder Monika Deol was inspired to create products tailored to medium skin tones, a demographic rapidly increasing.
Available in 22 universal colors, the lightweight, high-pigmented Limitless Foundation smooths onto skin evenly for a natural-looking, radiant finish. The long-wear, full-coverage Infinite Lipstick comes in hues ranging from a warm, brown nude to a head-turning bright plum, and the Metallic Moon Lipstick lets you choose from five vivid, metalized colors for extra texture, depth, and dimension. The Cosmic Blush features a beautiful incandescent shimmer and delivers a dash of either bright pink, coppery peach, or coral to the apples of cheeks. -Tracy J.
Candace and I were both able to swatch all of the lipsticks. Check the spoilers to see these beautiful shades.
Spoiler (Highlight to read) We swatched all of the lipsticks. From bottom to top: Disco Moon 05 Disco Moon 04 Disco Moon 03 Disco Moon 02 Disco Moon 01 (Disco Moon 01-05 are Metallic Moon Lipstick shades) Dark Matter 04 Dark Matter 03 Dark Matter 02 Dark Matter 01 Wicked Aura 02 Wicked Aura 01 Super Sonic 04 Super Sonic 03 Super Sonic 02 Super Sonic 01 Astral Punch 04 Astral Punch 03 Astral Punch 02 Astral Punch 01 (Infinite Lipstick shades above) We swatched all of the lipsticks. From bottom to top isco Moon 05Disco Moon 04Disco Moon 03Disco Moon 02Disco Moon 01(Disco Moon 01-05 are Metallic Moon Lipstick shades)Dark Matter 04Dark Matter 03Dark Matter 02Dark Matter 01Wicked Aura 02Wicked Aura 01Super Sonic 04Super Sonic 03Super Sonic 02Super Sonic 01Astral Punch 04Astral Punch 03Astral Punch 02Astral Punch 01(Infinite Lipstick shades above)
I also swatched the Cosmic Blushes, which come in three buildable shades. I swatched with a heavy hand so the color payoff below is intense and you can really see the metallic effect.
Spoiler (Highlight to read) Top to bottom: Beam Flare Eclipse Top to bottom: BeamFlareEclipse
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We just launched a new brand at Sephora called Pretty Vulgar and, as you may be able to tell, the brand is all about beauty contradictions. Pretty Vulgar embraces all personalities from sweet to, well, vulgar. Their quality products are bundled up in unique and adorably vintage packaging! Let's discuss the brand's drool-worthy product…
The Pretty Birdie Eyeshadow Palette features 12 pigmented shades that come in matte and shimmery finishes. The majority of these creamy, blendable pigments come in vibrant shades with a several neutral tones as well.
The On Point Liquid Eyeliner Pen is a long-wearing and pigmented eyeliner with packaging that emulates a traditional calligraphy pen.
The Feathers Mascara features a long-wearing formula that is volumizing and also enriched with pro-vitamin B5 and sodium hyaluronate to maintain healthy lashes. The rose gold, bird cage packaging is distinctively gorgeous.
My Lips Are Sealed Liquid Lipsticks all come in a metallic finish and offer a variety of lustrous, bright hues and everyday neutrals.
The Lock It In Makeup Setting Spray sets your makeup, refreshes it throughout the day and rehydrates your skin whenever you need a pick-me-up. The pink spritzer bottle top adds an angelic touch.
What do you think of this packaging? Show & Tell!
Happy Monday, BeautyTalkers!
Mark your calendars because we are chatting live with Drunk Elephant's founder, Tiffany Masterson this Wednesday! Tiffany will be on BeautyTalk from 12-1pm PDT answering all of your skincare questions so be sure to pop in and ask anything from how to get rid of acne scars to tips on protecting your skin from the sun. We spoke with Tiffany today and she can't wait to chat with you
As usual, I will open the thread early (around 11:30 am PDT) so be sure to follow the link below to ask a question on Wednesday, 4/26: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Live-Chat-with-Tiffany-Masterson-for-Drunk-Elephant/...
Fresh Umbrian Clay Purifying Mask
To celebrate this iconic product and mineral-rich Umbrian clay, Fresh has partnered with Rometti Ceramics Workshop in Umbria, Italy—a team that mines clay from a local quarry and respects a hands-on approach—to design special limited-edition packaging. This three-in-one purifying clay treatment can be used as a mask, a daily deep cleanser, or a gentle spot treatment to minimize imperfections. Enriched with Umbrian clay, Fresh’s proprietary ingredient, the soothing formula balances and clarifies skin, helping to improve the appearance of pores, combat excess oil, and leave skin looking healthier than ever before. –Tracy J.
What's your go-to mask? Show & Tell!
Favoring the fruity florals or feeling more keen to warm and spicy? Pinrose has you covered. Lil’ Dipper features a soft blend of peony, mandarin petals, and creamy sandalwood for a smart, sophisticated vibe. With key notes of tropical coconut, cashmere musk, and sandalwood, Sun Saint creates complete calmness that's reminiscent of sunkissed skin and a relaxing day on the beach. Both alluring scents are great to use alone or to layer with other aromas from the Pinrose collection. –Tracy J.
What’s your fragrance mood today? Show & Tell!
Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Tea Tree Scalp Treatment
Revive your scalp! This innovative treatment is enriched with charcoal to detoxify and remove buildup, as well as antiseptic tea tree oil to calm and balance. Refreshing peppermint and spearmint oils reduce itchiness, witch hazel extract normalizes oil production, resulting in less buildup, and sodium hyaluronate and aloe help maintain the scalp’s moisture. Biotin provides essential nutrients to the hair follicle, leaving the scalp feeling healthier and prepped for optimal hair growth. -Tracy J.
How do you care for your scalp? Show & Tell!
I am so excited to share that Smashbox Pro Artist Lead Lori Taylor and Lip Artist Vlada Haggerty are heading to BeautyTalk tomorrow, April 5th! Lori and Vlada will be chatting live from 12pm to 1pm PST so ask anything from tips on creating beautiful lip art to how to set foundation that lasts all day.
Follow this link to ask a question! http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Smashbox-Live-Chat-with-Lori-Taylor-and-Vlada-Hagger...
Looking to up your skincare game? Shopping by concern may be the way to go to get the most targeted help and keep your skin looking its best. Here are a few common concerns and some of our favorite products to address them. –Kris G.
Dryness: The True Cream Aqua Bomb by Belif offers intense, refreshing hydration with a unique formula that “bursts” by releasing lightweight moisture that is easily absorbed into the skin when applied. Botanical actives also help visibly smooth skin and minimize pores.
Luminizing Black Mask by boscia is a supremely satisfying way to peel away dead skin and clogging impurities, leaving your pores looking minimized and your complexion more radiant. For a no-peel option, try GLAMGLOW’s SUPERMUD Clearing Treatment . This mask utilizes activated charcoal, which works like a magnet to lift away dirt and other skin congestions for a refined, healthy-looking complexion.
IT Cosmetics’ Bye Bye Redness Neutralizing Correcting Cream not only calms the redness with a cocktail of powerful soothing ingredients, but it acts as a full-coverage concealer to camouflage for a more even skin tone.
Try SEPHORA COLLECTION’s Pearl Eye Mask to brighten and even skin tone around the eye contour. This mask is made with natural white pearl and clarifying broccoli extract to balance and add radiance. For a more overall treatment, check out IT Cosmetics’ Bye Bye Under Eye Eye Cream . This cream tackles fine lines and wrinkles, puffiness, and of course dark circles. A proprietary skin-softening concentrate and shadow-minimizing tint team up to combine instant coverage with long-term results.
What’s your favorite results-driven skincare product? Show & Tell!
Reverie MARE Mediterranean Sea Mist
This spray not only creates the perfect beachy, tousled do, but features the heavenly scents of Southern Italy. Talk about a vacation in a bottle! Inspired by the brand founder’s visit to Italy and created in small batches using organic ingredients, the formula features Mediterranean sea salt to volumize, condition, and amplify. It actually leaves your hair healthier thanks to strengthening and nourishing ingredients—perfect for wherever summer may take you.
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Step up your lash looks with Christian Louboutin’s Lash Amplifying Lacquer . This decadent gold packaging alone will leave you feeling spoiled, but so will the mascara’s rich, lacquer-like formula. In shades like SEVILLANA—a rich burgundy and KHOL, an inky black—their highly concentrated pigments layer seamlessly onto every lash. The mascara’s unique brush design offers both vertical and horizontal bristles to ensure a smooth, expert application. The result? You’ll bat lashes with dramatic volume, enhanced definition, length, and lift. -Lauren P.
What’s your secret to getting luxe lashes? Show & Tell?
Maximize the performance of your skin care routine. Just splash on Tatcha’s The Essence Plumping Skin Softener for softer, resurfaced, younger-looking skin. It supports antiaging, smooths and resurfaces, hydrates, and helps deliver the skin care treatments that follow more deeply while amplifying their effectiveness. It’s formulated with 98.7 percent hadasei-3, a concentrate of nourishing green tea, rice, and algae—Japan’s three essential nutrients to aid in skin health and a youthful appearance.
And a bonus: you’ll have the chance to give back to help young girls! Through Tacha’s partnership with Beautiful Faces, Beautiful Futures, each purchase of a full-size Tatcha skin care product will send a girl to school for a day. -Lauren P.
What’s your favorite Tatcha product? Show & Tell!
O-M-G, you guys.
Norvina, the President of Anastasia Beverly Hills and beauty entrepreneur is heading to BeautyTalk for her very first live chat today at noon! She will be chatting live from 12-1pm PST answering all of your beauty questions. Ask anything from how to achieve the perfect glow to what she's working on at ABH headquarters.
Please note, this is NOT the live chat thread. To ask Norvina your question you must visit her live chat here: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Live-Chat-with-Norvina-for-Anastasia-Beverly-Hills/m...
Please follow the link above to ask your question, if you post here Norvina won't see it!
Ellis Brooklyn Rrose Eau de Parfum & Body Milk Gift Set
This must-have duo from Ellis Brooklyn comes with an alluring eau de parfum spray and luxurious body milk for a burst of floral freshness. Both feature an aroma that is an olfactive ode to Rrose Sélavy - the feminine alter ego of the author, artist, and provocateur Marcel Duchamp. Great for layering or using alone, petals of Centifolia roses blend with peony, Sicilian lemon, seductive spring musks, and cashmere woods for the perfect finish. –Tracy J.
What's your go-to scent? Show & Tell!
Biossance utilizes innovative biotechnology for squalene-based skin care products that are not only safe, but effective. The ultra-refreshing Squalane + Antioxidant Cleansing Oil effortlessly melts away long-wear makeup and impurities for a soft, hydrated complexion. Luxurious and moisturizing, the Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil brightens, visibly firms, and evens skin’s texture and tone for a healthy look. Nourish, balance, and protect skin with the lightweight, energizing Squalane + Probiotic Gel Moisturizer. –Tracy J.
What' s your favorite plant-based product? Show & Tell!
LXMI Pure Nilotica Melt Nourishing Balm-to-Oil
Discover the secrets of the Nile. This vegan, naturally derived overnight moisturizer nourishes and provides rich hydration with 100 percent organic Nilotica Reserve. The soothing balm-to-oil formula melts into skin to provide overnight moisture and help protect the skin from dryness and signs of aging. Nilotica Reserve is rich in essential fatty acids (25 percent more than shea butter) and is perfect for soothing skin through dry winter air or long flights. –Kris G.
What’s your favorite skin-nourishing product? Show & Tell!
We have live chats every month and do our best to select brands we know you will want to talk to. Instead of playing the guessing (okay, assuming) game, we want to hear who you want to talk to. Maybe there was a live chat you really enjoyed years ago, a new brand you want to learn from or a YouTuber or MUA you're crazy about...
Here's the question: What's your dream live chat?
We can't make any guarantees but will do our best to deliver people you want to talk to!
Huda Kattan, Founder of Huda Beauty, is heading to BeautyTalk on Wednesday, February 15th from 9-10 am PST. Huda will be chatting with us live from Dubai to answer all of your beauty questions. Ask anything from her favorite DIY beauty trick to tips on lip contouring!
Please follow this link to ask your questions: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Live-Chat-with-Huda-Beauty/m-p/2694904
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Perricone MD PRE:EMPT SERIES™ The Fixer Solid Oil Balm
Do you have dry skin, flyaway hair, or unruly brows? This solid-to-oil balm is the perfect quick-fix! The non-greasy, quick-absorbing formula nourishes pesky rough patches and keeps unmanageable hair in place. Nrf2 Antioxidant Support Complex™ supports skin’s natural ability to combat environmental aggravators and improves visible signs of aging. Not to mention, this product comes in a sleek jar that allows for portability so you can hydrate on the go. -Tracy J.
What’s your favorite all-in-one product? Show & Tell!
Boost skin’s energy levels for a refreshed, luminous complexion. These two skin care essentials from belif are enriched with the miracle herb, chamomile, which is known for its super-revitalizing and soothing benefits. After your regular cleansing ritual, generously apply the True Tincture Mask . This wash-off, gel-like formula quickly absorbs into skin, delivering essential moisture and invigorating for a healthy-looking glow. Then, using a small amount, gently pat and press the True Tincture Essence into skin to brighten and balance the complexion, while improving skin’s texture and tone. –Tracy J.
What’s your go-to ingredient for a radiant complexion? Show & Tell!
Lilli Gordon, the CEO and Founder of First Aid Beauty, is heading to BeautyTalk for a live chat TODAY! Lilli will be online from 12-1 pm PST answering all of your skincare questions. Ask anything from tips on moisturizing in the freezing winter months to how to take care of your sensitive skin!
I'll open up the thread early (at 11:30 am PST) for those who need to sneak in their questions! Follow the link to ask your question: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Live-Chat-with-Lilli-Gordon-for-First-Aid-Beauty/m-p...
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Perricone MD Super Greens Dietary Supplement
They say true beauty starts from within. This tasty dietary supplement is designed to provide a host of essential vitamins and minerals to fight against free radicals, detoxify, nourish, and help you look and feel lovely. Each single-serve powder packet contains tons of vitamins A, C, riboflavin, B6, folic acid, and antioxidants from 11 vegetable sources. Tastes great, too! –Kris G.
How do you get your greens? Show & Tell!
I truly admire this community’s ability to stay on top of the hottest beauty news so I wanted to share a little beauty news. I am thrilled to announce a new addition to the Sephora family: Skin Laundry!
You may have heard of Skin Laundry’s clinics which offer a laser and light facial which zaps the dirt, oil and bacteria from your skin, but did you know they also offer an amazing line of products?! We were very impressed with the brand so it was a no-brainer for Sephora to start offering Skin Laundry's products, which are known to deliver a balance of gentleness and effectiveness for skin that's clean, clear and healthy. From gentle cleaners that erase your most stubborn mascara to an acne-reducing pillow case, Skin Laundry is definitely worth a try!
The brand will launch in the US AND Canada (YAY!) in the next couple of weeks so keep an eye out for their big debut!
If you have any experience with the brand or their products comment below! We hope you're as excited as we are