Sephora Show & Tell
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  Memorial Day Travel Faves  -Tracy J    Memorial Day is quickly approaching and you know what that means: the start to the sunny season, hitting the road for your can’t-miss event, and amazing, new products to take with you on your escape. Whether you’re heading to the beach, going on a hiking and camping adventure, or planning a big BBQ with family and friends, you need to be prepared for sun, wind, and other harmful environmental aggressors. Celebrate the incredible troops on this national holiday with three travel-friendly beauty sets that ensure you’re completely prepared for a wonderful weekend outdoors.    Boscia Girl on the Fly   Keep skin nourished and refreshed while on the go with this four-step, four-day skincare regimen–perfect for a long weekend away. It comes with MakeUp-BreakUp Cool Cleansing Oil to gently melt away impurities and makeup, Purifying Cleansing Gel to refine the look of pores, purify, and hydrate, Revitalizing Black Hydration Gel to refine skin’s texture and brighten the complexion, and lightweight Tsubaki Deep Hydration Sleeping Mask to deeply moisturize, smooth, and protect for youthful-looking skin. The packets are small enough to place in your purse, carry-on, or suitcase, and gentle enough to use every day for skin that’s revitalized and glowing.    Supergoop! At Play Value Set   Warm weather is upon us, and when it comes to fun in the sun, protection is key. Keep your face, body, and lips safe from harmful UVA/UVB rays with this five-piece collection of SPF essentials. It features a water-resistant, oil-free sunscreen (because you know you’ll be splashing around), an easy-to-apply sunscreen mist, a mineral sunscreen that’s great for sensitive skin, and a soothing lip balm, plus a trendy travel bag with a tagline that just has to speak to you: “In a Sunshine Daze”. Not only do these must-haves protect, they’ll leave skin smooth and perfectly hydrated.    tarte My Favorite Things Best Sellers Collection   Let’s face it… no one wants to clump on heavy makeup when relaxing in the pool or playing in the waves. This trio includes everything you need to look beautiful on the go. The bestselling maracuja oil replenishes, restores, and brightens all skin types for a smooth finish without a greasy feel. The moisturizing cheek stain imparts a sheer, natural-looking flush while the lip cream delivers antioxidant benefits and hydration–both in a super cute nude-pink hue that’s perfect for daytime adventures.    What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!
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  What's New Wednesday: Hot Picks - Tracy J   MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Bronze Fusion Transform into a bronzed beauty with Pro Bronze Fusion from MUFE. It delivers a sunkissed glow that’s a gorgeous bronze hue yet completely natural-looking (because no one wants to appear orange). I love it because it’s a lightweight gel-powder formula, so it applies and blends seamlessly for the perfect luminosity. It comes in six shades to suit all skintones and works best when used with the Pro Bronze Kabuki Brush.   Sunday Riley Flora Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil Say goodbye to wrinkles and dry skin with this ultra-hydrating, luxurious face oil. It’s enriched with nourishing Russian, Turkish, and Bulgarian red roses in a rich base of hydrating botanicals - high in antioxidants - to protect against environmental damage and visible signs of aging. It improves skin’s elasticity and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for a youthful-looking complexion. I like to layer it with my foundation in the morning for the ultimate glow.   Urban Decay Revolution High-Color Lip Gloss This must-have lip gloss is available in 14 stunning, ultra-pigmented hues you will not be able to resist. Each gloss hydrates and defines for a fuller look and features a super-rich texture for flawless application. They come in cream and glitter finishes in fun, bold brights, neutral shades, and deep, dark tones. From Liar (medium pink nude) to Punch Drunk (bright orange) to Apocalypse (deep purple), you can create looks for a casual daytime outing or a night on the town. What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!
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  The sun is out and it’s time to shine. Just in this week—check out our latest shine-enhancing products to give skin and hair a soft glimmer. - Kris G.    Guerlain Terracotta 4 Seasons Tailor-Made Bronzing Powder   This versatile palette feature four bronzer shades to sculpt and highlight while getting your sunkissed glow on. The pillowy powders come in six different compacts, each with four shades to match all skintones and can easily adapt as your shade changes in the sunnier months.    NARS Hot Sand Illuminator   NARS has brought back their limited-edition Hot Sand illuminator. This flattering tone brightens and evens while adding a hint of a natural-looking glow for a beautifully dewy look. Deceptively sheer and virtually weightless, it can be applied all over or just used as a highlighter on certain parts of the face.    Klorane Mask with Magnolia   Ever notice how shiny magnolia leaves are? One of our newest brands, Klorane, has managed to bottle that shine in this nourishing hair mask. The extract from magnolia leaves is used to smooth the hair cuticle for protection and maximum shine, leaving hair supple, manageable, and dazzling.   What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!
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  It's live chat day on BeautyTalk, and get excited, because Leslie Blodgett is back! The founder of bareMinerals is answering your beauty questions today from 12-1 pm PST.   I've opened the thread early so you guys can get your questions in first.   CLICK THIS LINK FOR THE CHAT>   http://seph.me/1EIndaS
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I've always been a fan of Korres' nourishing, plant-rich products, so when I heard they were going back to their apothecary roots with a new line of essentials made with homeopathic recipes, I was super intrigued. I talked to George and Lena Korres to get the scoop on this new line and the brand's rich heritage.    The Korres story is fascinating and spans generations. Talk a little about how the brand started. George : When I was only eight years old I would “experiment” with formulas in my mother’s apothecary – almost twenty years later I found myself as a homeopathic pharmacist in the oldest apothecary in Athens! This is where Lena and I created small batches of herbal remedies for friends, family and fans, and soon word spread all over Greece. Using our deep knowledge of over 3000 herbal extracts we began creating natural beauty solutions, and from there the KORRES brand was born.     What was the inspiration behind starting this new apothecary line ? George : For over twenty years we‘ve been creating advanced formulas rooted in traditional plant remedies passed down from generation to generation. Visitors of Greece would come to our herbal apothecary and fall in love with our natural remedies, but when they traveled back home they were frustrated that they couldn’t find these products at their local store!   Lena : Particularly beauty editors, who would reach out to us constantly asking where they can find these remedies in the United States. So finally we decided it was time to share these precious formulas, and we’re so happy to offer them exclusively to Sephora.   How do you source the herbs that are used in your products and these new essential oils ? George : We are extremely proud of our partnerships with several farming co-operatives all over Greece. We work with organic farmers who are experts in gentle and sustainable harvests that respect the earth. We have developed a custom extraction process that allows us to harness the full power of the plants but with a completely no-waste process to further benefit the environment.     How would you recommend using essential oils for clients who aren't familiar with them? Lena: There are countless applications for using essential oils. The art and science of aromatherapy dates back thousands of years and it encompasses everything from anti-aging facial treatments to de-stressing body massages. The key to application is to always dilute powerful essential oils in a milder base for a safe topical treatment. From there, it is all about choosing the blends that best suit your needs! Our Precious Oils Collection contains an entire recipe booklet that allows you to precisely measure and mix your own custom blends to heal and soothe face, body, hair and home.   What is the story behind the new Honey Base Syrup ? What kind of product is it? Lena: The Honey and Herbal Supplement Syrup is a global icon for us – practically every home in Greece has one in their refrigerator! It soothes with natural ingredients honey, thyme, fennel and aniseed, all of which also help provide energy, and is completely preservative free.   George: The recipe is based on a Korres family tradition passed down from my great-great grandfather. It perfectly captures the heart and spirit of the KORRES herbal apothecary: totally natural formulas based on ancient traditions that soothe the body and the spirit.  
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  Made with Love: Gotta-Have Founder Picks - Lauren P   Stella McCartney Stella Eau de Toilette Look no further than Stella McCartney to create a fragrance that exudes both feminine sophistication and playfulness. A fresh take on her classic eau de parfum, this fragrance’s refined florals, sweet Bulgarian rose, and rich amber come together for an energetic, addictive scent. From the very first spray, it’s sure to bring out your own youthful radiance and add the perfect finishing touch to any ensemble.   Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette and Brush Kat Von D’s eye palette demystifies the makeup secrets of the pros. Learn how to define and enhance eyes like a beauty expert. Get schooled by this palette’s step-by-step guide and three color quads with neutral, cool, and warm shades that let you achieve the art of eye contouring. You’ll find yourself revamping your look in no time!   Drybar The Royal Treatment: The Ultimate Nourishing Kit From pollution to too many fun days in the sun to over-washing…some days your hair just needs that extra boost! Drybar founder Alli Webb’s hand-picked hair kit will help you transform your dry, damaged, or lackluster hair into a mane that flaunts improved moisture, shine, and smoothness. It includes her own faves: Sake Bomb Shampoo and Conditioner to soften; Mudslide Nourishing Hair Mask to deeply hydrate and nourish; Hot Toddy UV & Heat Protectant to protect your locks from heat damage; and 100 Proof Treatment Oil to keep flyaways at bay. Trust me—it’ll leave your tresses looking truly revived.   What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell! 
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  It's live chat day on BeautyTalk! Today we're chatting with Josie Maran and Susanne Langmuir, the founder of Bite Beauty. It's Susanne's first time on BeautyTalk, so give her a good welcome (and feel free to suggest new colors for the upcoming lippies of the month...I know you want to ).   The chat is open now for BTers, so head on over to ask a question!   Ask a Question HERE :  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Li ve-Chat-with-Josie-Maran-and-Bite-Beauty/m-p/19635 ...    
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  You've worked hard all winter. Now it’s finally music festival season—time to rock out and have a blast! While you’re seeing and being seen on the festival grounds, check out these hot products to add to your festival look. If the festival scene isn't your thing, they work great for pool parties or just about any warm weather outing. - Kris G.   Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer If there’s one thing that sets a festival look apart it’s bold color. These lip shades feature eye-popping shades that won’t weigh you down. The formula features a built-in primer to keep the pigment in place no matter how much you rock out. Try an ombre look or stand out from the crowd with different shades for your top and bottom lips.   Drunk Elephant Umbra Sheer Physical Defense SPF 30 Of course, if you’re going to play outside, you’ll need some protection from the sun. This non-greasy sunscreen provides broad-spectrum protection while hydrating with a blend of natural oils so your skin looks and feels great. It’s also formulated without any chemical sunscreens, which can cause irritation as you sweat.   Sephora Collection Shine Beautifully Metallic Gold Temporary Tattoos I have it on good authority that these jewelry-inspired tats are the hottest trend at a certain Southern California festival going on right now. They provide the perfect accent and gleam beautifully in the sun. Easy to apply and remove, the variety of curated designs let you express your mood and your unique style.   What's new on the site that you've got your eye on this week? Show and Tell!
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  Indulge in a satisfying at-home spa treatment and give skin some much needed TLC. Soothe, hydrate, and rejuvenate with three amazing, Asian skincare products: an antiaging eye essence, a deeply nourishing face cream, and an innovative hydrogel mask. Whatever your skin type or specific skin concern, below are some top contenders for the ultimate skincare experience. - Tracy J.   boscia Hydrogel Masks There’s no denying the best way to truly pamper yourself is with face masks. These innovative boscia Hydrogel Masks feature a different mask for any and every skin concern. Its two-piece design allows the mask to completely conform to your face structure for maximum absorption of active ingredients, resulting in maximum benefits. The Charcoal Pore-Minimizing Mask gently yet thoroughly purifies, smooths skin’s texture, and minimizes the appearance of pores. The Green Tea Mattifying Hydrogel Mask soothes, mattifies for a shine-free finish, and clears blemishes with a non-irritating, non-drying formula. And the Vitamin C Brightening Hydrogel Mask visibly firms, hydrates, and brightens skin. It only takes 20 minutes and you don’t need to rinse after. What’s not to love?    Belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb Aqua Bomb: a rush of intense, refreshing hydration. How great does that sound? This luxuriously textured, lightweight gel-cream not only delivers essential moisture into skin, it minimizes the appearance of pores, neutralizes skin-damaging free radicals, and improves skin elasticity, thanks to the antioxidant-rich hydrating herb, lady’s mantle. Great for all skin types, twice-daily use, and even as a five-minute emergency moisture mask, it leaves my skin feeling super soft, completely comfortable, and healthy-looking.   AmorePacific Intensive Vitalizing Eye Essence True beauty is revealed from within, so you don’t want your eyes looking dull and fatigued. I use AmorePacific’s concentrated Intensive Vitalizing Eye Essence every morning and night to instantly refresh and awaken my eyes. It’s formulated with Asian botanicals to brighten, visibly reduce puffiness, and create lifted-looking eyes. It contains powerful active ingredients that gently visibly correct any areas of concern: Bright T-Ferment™ from fermented green tea delivers antioxidant-powered brightening; oat extract firms and lifts; caffeine de-puffs and brightens; and hyacinth extract purifies harmful aggressors. The metal-tipped wand combined with a massage technique cools upon contact to further assist in brightening for revitalized eyes.   What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!  
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  Introducing the SEPHORA COLLECTION Sheet Hack. The ultimate in lazy girl beauty, it's a single-use sheet mask that applies makeup for you. In just 4 simple steps, you'll feel refreshed with a new face! STEP 1: START WITH A CLEAN FACE. This step is crucial! You'll want a smooth canvas so the product goes on evenly. STEP 2: UNWRAP YOUR MASK. And make sure you don't leave it sitting on your sink! In a use test on 20 volunteers, 85% reported their dogs trying to eat it. STEP 3: PLACE IT CAREFULLY. Let it sit for 10 minutes as you go about the rest of your morning routine as normal! Think of all the things you can do now that you've gotten this time back, like eating a well-balanced breakfast, reading your horoscope, or hiding behind the couch and startling your loved ones. STEP 4: WORK YOUR LOOK. And don't worry about touchups. This makeup is waterproof, smudge-proof, budge-proof, melt-proof...it's basically permanent! You can only take it off with the SEPHORA COLLECTION Sheet Delete makeup remover (available online only).  
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  It's live chat day on BeautyTalk!   Today is special, because it's our first EVER Sephora PRO Artist Live Chat on BeautyTalk! Eliza and Karoline from the Sephora PRO Team are here to answer all of your burning contouring questions (and I know you've got them)!   They'll be on at noon, but head over now to ask your question!   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Li ve-Contouring-Q-amp-A-with-Sephora-Pro-Artists/m-p ...   (Click on the link above to go to the chat.) 
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  Spring Break Splashes - Lauren P   Spring break is here! Whether you’re planning to spend your spring break on the road or you’re having a staycation, these spring break beauty musts will put your beauty routines on reset. Here are some newcomers that are perfect for the sunny season.   First Aid Beauty Spring Skin Savers Kit This skincare kit has everything you need to repair winter weather-beaten skin so you can once again flaunt healthy-looking radiance. Prepare for road trips or hanging out poolside with this skin-renewing set. The Face Cleanser removes surface oils, makeup, and dirt—cleaning and calming the skin. Reduce dry patches and redness with the Ultra Repair Liquid Recover, and then smooth on the Skin Rescue Purifying Mask, a peel-off treatment that works to detox and purify the complexion. The non-greasy Ultra Repair Cream fully quenches dry skin—from head to toe—providing optimal relief to the driest skin conditions and amazing results that’ll inspire you to show some skin.   Formula X The Power Couples- 4 Mani/Pedi Duos This nail kit is perfect for achieving a gorgeous, salon-worthy mani-pedi. Coat on eye-catching colors—in trendy hues for spring—with this set’s four lacquer duos in eight covetable nail shades. It also includes Formula X’s bestselling The System, featuring the Nail Cleanser, Base Coat, and Top Coat so that nail color stays vibrant and long-wearing. Even if you’re spending your break at home or on a sandy beach, these shades will have you looking fab everywhere you go.   amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo Keep your hair maintenance to a minimum with amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo. Formulated to absorb oils, it gives your hair some serious body, and is the perfect refresher in-between shampoos. Essential for the jet-setter or the beach bum, this dry shampoo can be misted onto tresses to create an ultra-soft, cleansed look and feel. I like to apply it just before bed to absorb any dirt that could be weighting my hair down so that I’m readily prepared for my adventure by morning.   What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!
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  Not born with perfect bone structure? No problem! Try contouring to sculpt and slim or accentuate your features using shadow and highlight shades. Selecting and applying the right tones can be a bit tricky, but these cool new products make it a breeze to shape, blend, and put your best face forward. - Kris G.    Kevyn Aucoin The Art of Sculpting & Defining This palette of buildable powders is perfect for beginners. The included step-by-step book guides you through the application process for supreme, foolproof results without looking overly made up. The powder formula also mattifies for those with shinier complexions, and the shades work on most skintones. This one is great for those new to the trend.   Tarte The Sculptor Contouring Face Slenderizer If you’re looking for a more portable or precise solution, or just prefer a cream format, this stick is for you. Just draw a line and blend with your fingertips under cheekbones, along the sides of the nose, or under the chin—anywhere you want to accentuate your features. This stick is also compact enough to fit in a purse for application anywhere.   Sephora Collection Pro Contour #79 Precise, natural blending is the trickiest part of contouring. This Pro brush has a tapered tip and offers complete precision for powder application, plus expert blending for cream and liquid formulations. Made with the perfect blend of natural and synthetic fibers, it creates a seamless sculpted look, even in hard-to-reach areas.   What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell! 
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  Hey BeautyTalkers, it's Live Chat day! Today we're chatting live with Tarte founder Maureen Kelly, who's making her first appearance on BeautyTalk. I think we can all agree that Tarte has some really amazing products, so I'm super stoked about this one.   As usual I've opened the chat a little early so BT'ers can get in there and ask a question first, so go ask a question!   PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO ASK A QUESTION>  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Li ve-Chat-with-Tarte-founder-Maureen-Kelly/m-p/19155 ...
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  Scouted By Sephora - Products You Didn't Know You Needed! - Lauren P.   TONY MOLY Bbo Bbo Lip Balm From the trendy Korean makeup brand, Tony Moly, this all-natural, cult-favorite comes in two exclusive and flavorful scents: honey and blueberry. It’s just what lips need to achieve long-lasting hydration. You’ll be impressed how seamlessly this balm layers underneath lip shades and how it keeps the lips feeling smooth and non-sticky—the perfect combo for an everyday balm. With its adorable lip-shaped packaging and quality formula, you won’t be able to resist stocking up on each one.   FOREO Issa Toothbrush When it comes to brushing our teeth, it’s best to invest in a worthwhile toothbrush. The Issa Toothbrush features a fun, beautifully-designed look (I have the one in Mint!), and the soft silicone bristles are ultra-hygienic, minimizing abrasion on teeth and gums. Simply brush your teeth just like you would with a regular toothbrush, while its sonic vibrations effectively remove stains and plaque, keeping teeth looking squeaky clean and bright. It has eight-speed adjustable pulsations, an easy-to-use ergonomic design, stays powered for up to six months with just a single charge, and requires a brush head replacement only once a year. Let’s just say these benefits will have you ditching your old-school electric for this innovative tool.   Flash Tattoos Couture accessories get an edgy makeover with these jewelry-inspired temporary tats. With an array of gorgeous designs, from hippie-inspired to Parisian femininity, you’ll see why they’re so coveted by celebrities and a hit on social media. Flaunt these waterproof, easy-to-apply (and remove) metallic tattoos on your arms, hands, chest, back, and nails, while at the pool, festivals, or a night out. You can wear them for four to six days, and with their eye-catching glints of gold and silver, these chic pieces are sure to bring touches of glamour to any look.   What's new on the site this week? Show and Tell!
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    St. Tropez Self Tan Express Bronzing Mousse "Get rid of winter blues, or at least that pallid winter skin. People will think you just got back from a tropical paradise with this advanced tanning formula. Super easy to apply, the luxurious mousse dries in 60 seconds and the tan develops in one hour. How long you wait to shower it off after that determines how deep your tan will be. Shower immediately for a subtle glow, wait another hour for a golden bronze tone, or wait a full three hours for a deep, rich tan. The vegan formula accelerates delivery for a streak-free, customizable tan that works on all skintones. This tanner even won an Allure Best of Beauty award for its innovative formula." - Kris G What are your winter skin fixes? Show and Tell!
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  Happy Live Chat day BT'ers! Today we're super excited to host Benefit Global Beauty Authority Maggie Ford Danielson. I think we're in for a really good time!   I'm opening the chat early so BT'ers can ask their questions first, so get in there!    CLICK THIS LINK FOR THE LIVE CHAT>   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Li ve-Beauty-Chat-with-Benefit/m-p/1874772
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  Scouted by Sephora - Color and Complexion Picks -Tracy J   SEPHORA COLLECTION Pro Airbrush Blender #78 When it comes to foundation, most of us want the same result: even, flawless application. Packed with over 100,000 super soft bristles, this large brush features an innovative, pointed brush head to grab the formula without absorption for maximum product payoff. My skin has never looked so perfectly smooth and healthy. It works best with liquid- and serum-based foundations (and don’t forget to dab a little on your neck and chest).   Bésame Cosmetics Brightening Vanilla Face Powder Want red-carpet ready skin? This groundbreaking powder is an L.A. film industry secret for brightening and bringing light to complexions. Upon application, the ultra-fine powder texture highlighted my face, defining and accentuating my best features! Not only does it hydrate and create a beautiful matte finish, it leaves a delicate vanilla fragrance, making this impossible to resist.   Hourglass Modernist Eyeshadow Palette This stunning single-pan artistry eye shadow palette features both shimmer and matte formulas in five gorgeous shades to mix for multiple effects. It’s available in seven color options that work great for either a casual daytime outing or a night on the town. You can apply dry or moisten for intense color payoff. I especially love Monochrome, which features lovely rose hues mixed with warm caramels and dark mochas. Take your pick!
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  Happy Live Chat day BeautyTalkers!   Today we have the pleasure of welcome the founders of two of our most beloved skincare brands to BeautyTalk to answer your questions: Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg from Fresh and Shannon and Glenn Dellimore from GLAMGLOW. So if this crazy winter weather has your skin freaking out, never fear! They're here for you.   Per the usual, opening this thread now so our BT'ers can ask their questions early:  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Li ve-Skincare-Chat-with-Fresh-and-GlamGlow/m-p/18578 ...   (Please make sure to click the link above and post your question in that thread. If you post it here they won't see it!) 
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Happy New Year! Friend of BT Tracy J is back with her picks to get you started on a New Year's cleanse that doesn't involve kale. What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!     "What has this New Year brought us thus far? New, innovative, and highly-effective cleansing formulations. From cleansing oils to exfoliating powders to makeup removers, you can now shop by your unique, specific skincare needs to find the perfect product for you." - Tracy J.   Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Color Smart Cleanser & Mask "This specially-formulated, two-in-one formula gently yet effectively removes dirt, oil, and makeup while clearing and purifying pores. When used as a mask, it delivers antiaging benefits with active ingredients that brighten, detoxify, and firm the look of your skin. And as you cleanse, it actually changes color to let you know if you’ve properly cleansed or if there are certain areas you may have missed!"   Tatcha Pure Step Camellia Cleansing Oil "This rich cleanser not only thoroughly cleanses you skin with a blend of botanical oils, it works its magic to melt off makeup–even water-resistant sunscreens and long-wear formulas. Great for all skin types, it contains vitamins A, B, and E to deeply hydrate dry skin, soothe sensitive skin, and decongest oily skin. Fun fact: Camellia Oil has been one of the geisha’s most treasured secrets for centuries, used to remove their iconic performance makeup without drying or damaging the skin."   Josie Maran Argan Exfoliating Cleansing Powder "This must-try Cleansing Powder creates vibrant, smooth, youthful-looking skin. It buffs away dead skin cells, reduces the appearance of blemishes and age spots, and evens skintone for a completely renewed complexion. The ground-breaking formula is kept fresh until activated with water or Argan Cleansing Oil, then transforms into a creamy paste to treat skin. I like to use it as an allover mask, but you can also use it as a targeted spot treatment, lip scrub, or traditional exfoliator. Either way, the results are incredible!"   Peter Thomas Roth Camu Camu Power C x 30™ Vitamin C Brightening Cleansing Powder "If you want luminous, refreshed, soft, and healthy-looking skin (and who doesn’t?), this water-activated cleansing powder is for you. Once applied, it transforms into a luxurious, creamy facial cleanser that removes all traces of dirt, oil, and impurities. It’s formulated with some amazing ingredients that will do wonders for your skin: vitamin C brightens, smooths firms and improves the look of wrinkles and Baltic amber exfoliates, energizes, and polishes. Use just a little water to create a thick exfoliating paste and more water to create a mild lathering cleanser."
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  Happy Live Chat Friday! Today BT'ers, we're hooking you up with holiday hair advice from entrepreneur and blow dry queen Alli Webb, founder of Drybar.   Per the usual, I've opened the chat early for BT'ers who can't make it at noon (or just want to get in early). Want to learn how to get the perfect blowout at home to last through the (endless) holiday events on your calendar? She can help!   So go ask her a question now> http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Li ve-Hair-Q-amp-A-with-Drybar/m-p/1792737/thread-id/ ...   (Please make sure to ask your question in the thread linked above. If you ask it here she won't see it!)
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  'Jurlique has long been famous for uniting fresh, natural ingredients with the latest scientific breakthroughs for great skin. This trio of age-fighting miracle-workers features the targeting technology of Biosome5, a proprietary complex that specifically targets the visible signs of wrinkles, loss of elasticity, and age spots. Each also features a host of natural ingredients that provide deep moisture and essential nutrients. You can almost hear your skin say, “Ahh”!' - Kris G.   Jurlique Nutri-Define Superior Retexturising Facial Serum Who doesn’t need a little help keeping that youthful glow? This deeply moisturizing and nutrient-rich formula works day after day to address multiple signs of aging. The Biosome5 delivery system targets problem areas with a host of nutrient-rich botanicals, including antioxidant horseradish, strengthening glycogen, and peptide-rich artichoke extract. It’s like vitamins for your face!   Jurlique Nutri-Define Multi-Correcting Day Cream This rich, soothing cream locks in the serum’s benefits and protects the skin with deep moisture and hydrating botanical oils, along with natural antioxidants. It feels great going on and doesn’t leave skin feeling greasy, so you’re ready for makeup. The slight floral-herbal scent also adds a note of calm to your morning.   Jurlique Nutri-Define Rejuvenating Overnight Cream For that extra boost, this rejuvenating night cream penetrates deeply without any residue to provide deep protection and hydration all night long. It features the same targeting Biosome5 technology as the day cream and serum plus a luxuriously rich feeling.  
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Happy live chat day BeautyTalkers! So I know my job may *seem* glamorous (note the sarcasm ), but it's not like I just get all kinds of access to A-listers or their trusted beauty gurus. So to have Jennifer Aniston's long time hairdresser and Living Proof celebrity stylist Chris McMillan on BeautyTalk today for a live chat is a super cool opportunity that I'm so excited to share with you guys.   Per the usual, I've opened up the chat a little early so you guys can ask him a question first. Go learn how to get your best hair for the holidays! Ask a question here> http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Ch at-Live-with-Celebrity-Stylist-Chris-McMillan/m-p/ ...  
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Happy Halloween! These aren't my tips (obvi), but I loved this ghoulish (and super easy - all it takes is a few swipes of a brush with just a *bit* of polish on it) look from JinSoon .   But let's be clear - want I really want today is to see YOUR Halloween nails. So what are you rockin' on your tips today? Show and Tell!       
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Today I decided to roll with a simple dotticure using fall neutrals. I needed something cute and easy, as it's been a busy past few weeks! I used Formula X in Quantum (sage green) and Nightingale (blackberry).   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
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  "It’s that spooky time of year again, and what better way to get into the Halloween spirit than experimenting with beauty essentials? So check out three of my favorite products below… if you dare." - Tracy J.   Korres Cucumber Fresh De-Puffing Eye Mask "Halloween means Halloween parties. It’s almost certain you’ll be staying up all night either watching scary movies or dancing ‘til dawn. You’ll need to treat your tired, puffy eyes–and this Cucumber Fresh De-Puffing Eye Mask is a quick fix. It features cooling, calming cucumber to instantly refresh and moisturize, along with a cocktail of betaine and rhodiola rosea to reduce puffiness and rejuvenate. Best yet, it’s great for all skin types and super easy to use."   MAKE UP FOR EVER Studio Case "Whether you’re hitting the town as a princess, vampire, or cowgirl, this palette has everything you need to capture the essence of your costume of choice. It features 12 eye shadows in a variety of shades and metallic textures that provide both superior color pay-off and smooth blendability. All of the artistry comes housed in a signature makeup kit with a rich black Artist Liner, perfect for precisely lining and defining for your unique look."   Kat Von D The Star Studded Look "Leave it to Kat Von D to bring you the ultimate set. This limited-edition kit features three maven must-haves for a flawless look. The 24-hour mascara thickens the look of lashes as it coats from root to end. The infamous long-lasting, liquid tattoo liner features a super flexible tip that allows you to glide fluidly across the lash line for a variety of looks, resulting in an intensely pigmented, satin finish that's fade-proof, run-proof, and smear-proof. And the Studded Kiss Lipstick delivers a velvety finish and an intense, red (almost bloody-looking) hue. Now if that doesn't give you the shivers, I’m not sure what will."
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Congratulations to the 10 winners of our first ever BeautyTalk Show & Tell Giveaway! Please check your private messages for a note from me and enjoy your prizes!       Chloe3036 KendraKendra Cupcakecandy smgirvin mommyto4 comfyrock malday hadtotryit SChan929 BeautyJunkie325
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  It's giveaway day, BeautyTalk!   In honor of their 10th anniversary, Clarisonic is giving away their brand new Smart Profile Cleansing Devices to 10 lucky community members. For your chance to win, simply post your answer to the following question in the comments section with the hashtag #ClarisonicGiveaway.   We want to know: Why do you NEED a Clarisonic Smart Profile in your life? Show & Tell!   Post your answer by midnight tonight, and 10 winners will be chosen at random on Monday, October 13th. Good luck BeautyTalkers!   See full giveaway rules here> http://seph.me/1q8kS2s  
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  Fact: Beauty oils can be a little scary.   I mean, what are they? How do you use them? When? Will they work with your oily skin? I could give you endless   stats and facts about how awesome beauty oils are, but this is BeautyTalk, so let's make this a team effort!   For this week's Beauty Challenge, it's time to talk oils. Do you use (and love) a beauty oil? How do you use it? How has it worked for you?   And if you haven't tried a beauty oil yet, I challenge you to go for it (and report back)!   Show & Tell!   Find which beauty oil is right for you> http://seph.me/1dqcXvZ
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  Okay BTers, you guys have been very patient (well, not really ), so here's the scoop. For the first time ever , BeautyTalk Show & Tell is doing a community exclusive brand sponsored giveaway. And this one is a doozy. In honor of their 10th anniversary, Clarisonic has partnered with BeautyTalk to giveaway 10 NEW Clarisonic Smart Profile devices to community users!   These devices haven't even hit Sephora yet, and this giveaway is Clarisonic's way of saying "thank you" to our BeautyTalk community for all of the love you guys have shown them over these last few years. How cool is that??   The new Smart Profile device is the most powerful cleaning device Clarisonic has ever produced, featuring Smart Technology that automatically adjusts power and timing to fit your specific skin needs, a re-designed user interface that visually indicates speed, battery-life, smart setting and brush head replacement, and it works with any of Clarisonic's 8 awesome brush heads. And did I mention it's going to retail for $265? (See? Told 'ya it's a doozy).   The best (and my favorite) part about this giveaway is that it's a BeautyTalk exclusive. There will not be an email, and we're not putting it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snap Chat...nada. We're not talking about this on any other channel so that our BeautyTalkers have the best chance to score one (unless one of you puts it on Reddit, and then I can't help you. ).   Excited? Check back on Friday to find out how to win one!