Sephora Show & Tell
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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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  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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    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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  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!
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Hey BT! So listen, I'm not prone to hyperbole (okay that's a lie I'm in marketing, I'm totally prone to hyperbole), but this time I'm not exaggerating.    There is something REALLY BIG coming to Show and Tell on Friday, and it's exclusively for BeautyTalk. So make sure to check back this week for updates, because you are not going to want to miss this (and I cannot be held responsible for how sad you'll be).    Plus, today's my birthday, and I love having big news to share on my birthday!    
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Happy Mani Friday! I'm in an NY State of Mind this weekend with the Deborah Lippmann New York Marquee Collection . What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!   
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I'm back, baby, and I've got a new, beeeyoutiful collection of polishes to show you guys: Formula X The Brushed Metallics . This new collection is filled with super sleek nude and jewel tone metallics that dry down to a gorgeous matte satin finish. Given that I'm an old married lady I suppose I should be a little more demure in my mani choices, but um...no. And who can resist a fun "dotticure"? (Also I happen to be feeling particularly celebratory these days.) What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!    
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Happy Mani Friday, BT! Our favorite "Holy crap what is that awesomeness on your nails" brand has done it again, folks. Ciate's Shell Manicure is a thing of beauty, and the minute it came across my desk I knew had to try it!   I was not disappointed. Check out all of that detail! The tiny shells look like beautiful stained glass on my fingers. I am SUCH a fan. What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weeekend? Show and Tell!  
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Happy Mani Friday! Today's Mani is brought to you by Ciaté Haute House , a set of 5 classic nail colors (and a top coat!) with a shiny patent leather texture. I love that the nude color in the set is a really great one (you can barely see it under the other colors, it matches me so well). I'm a fan. What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
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Happy Mani Friday BTers! So it may (or may not) surprise you that everybody's favorite, HG, works-on-all-skintones, omgyouhavetobuyit blush, NARS Orgasm , does not work on me. For years I have been bummed that I couldn't jump on the big O bandwagon! I don't know why it never occurred to me to try the Orgasm nail polish (#latepass), but I'm NEVER going back. It's freaking gorgeous, and yes, I do think it's a shade that would work on everybody. What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
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Did you know? Sephora showcases product obsessions handpicked by our staffers every single day. It’s a feature called “Today’s Obsession,” available on our iPhone and iPad apps.   Now before Droid enthusiasts jump down my throat—I know, I KNOW. Not everyone has an iPhone. Not everyone needs an iPhone, not everyone wants an iPhone. I get it, I do (I live in the Bay Area; this debate is never-ending).   So if you don’t have an iPhone, not to worry, you have me. I’m posting Daily Obsessions weekly, right here on Show & Tell. Because friends don't let friends suffer for their choice of smartphone.   3/19: Sephora Collection Pastel Pop Color Adapt Blush “This adjusts to the pH of your skin to give you a unique shade of your own. Apply a little bit, or a lot, for a gorgeous sheen and wash of color.” - Melissa M., Beauty Advisor Shop> http://seph.me/ZQYOvv   3/18: Josie Maran Argan Cleansing Treatment + Cloth “Pure nourishment in a jar. This cleansing cream melts into a pampering oil that leaves my skin clear, soft, and glowing.” - Jennifer A., Business Analyst Shop> http://seph.me/16HuRVl   3/17: Boscia Luminizing Black Mask “I’m not sure what I love more, the detoxified and smooth feeling after getting a facial or the satisfaction of literally peeling this mask off! It's a treat.” - Carrie S., Brand Marketing Manager, Skincare Shop> http://seph.me/10eapbD   3/16: Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer “Due to heredity and a translucent skin tone, I have horrendous dark circles. This is the only product I’ve tried that actually covers them. I never leave home without it.” - Kimmianne W., Proofreader Shop> http://seph.me/ZbKT2m   3/15: Dior Diorshow Iconic Mascara “This is my favorite defining, lengthening, and lifting mascara that leaves lashes soft and full, never clumpy. Love!” - Diana R., Beauty Advisor Shop> http://seph.me/16HtUMQ   3/14: MAKE UP FOR EVER Technicolor Palette “It doesn't have to be the '80s to wear bold, bright eye color. This palette with its mix of classic neutrals and statement shades brings my favorite looks to life.” - Heather D., Social Media Producer Shop> http://seph.me/ZYlUSt   3/13: Julep Freedom™ Polymer Top Coat “A must have last step for my manicure. It dries quickly and leaves my nails with a smooth gel finish.” - Keely G., Beauty Advisor Shop> http://seph.me/WDRM15   Do you have an unsung product you’re obsessed with this week? Show & Tell in the comments!   Oh, and if you do have an iPhone and you haven’t downloaded our app yet, seriously, what are you waiting for? Handle that> http://seph.me/XXii5i  
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Happy Mani Friday! This week's mani is brought to you buy Nails Inc's Alexa Chung Fabric Collection, specially Alexa Lace and Cashmere . Since you know I always give you guys the *real* real, I will say that the "lace" polish is essentially a fine matte red glitter. However it is quite pretty from afar, and if you squint your eyes it does kind of have a lacey effect (just don't pile it on, you need your base color to show through). It's a cool "nail art" effect for folks who don't really *do* nail art (or folks who can't wear it to work, which...the horror...). What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!    Lastly, a small announcement. Your favorite Community Manager (that'd be me) is getting married next Friday (!!), so I will be MIA for the next two weeks. But never fear! I have scheduled manis to post for your enjoyment; I just won't be around to chop it up with you guys in the comments. Wish me luck! 
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Hey BTers! It's time for another Show & Tell Mini-Focus Group!   Today my friends, we'd like to know: Do you have an eyeliner application question? Something you've always wanted to know how to do? Ask away—we just might feature your question (with an answer, of course,) on The Sephora Glossy.   Sound Off!  
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Happy Mani Friday! Today I decided to get a little crazy and do a "spray paint inspired" mani with Butter London's new Brick Lane Collection . The whole collection really quite stunning, and my photo doesn't really capture the subtle flecks of glitter in all of the colors. I'm a fan. What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
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  It's All About the Hair -Kris G., Product Copywriter   Whether you have fine, straight strands or full kinks and curls, let’s not kid ourselves—managing those locks can be an uphill battle. Here are a few of our newest recruits to help you emerge victorious from even your worst hair mornings. From taming frizz to volumizing and giving you maximum silky shine, this week’s highlighted newcomers were designed for healthy, gorgeous hair.   Phyto Huile Soyeuse Healthy hair is beautiful hair. This super lightweight oil adds instant shine and manageability to even the most lackluster locks. Just massage it into hair and blowdry as usual to protect against static, frizz, and split ends. The ingredients are 98 percent botanical oils that lock in moisture for healthier, shinier hair.   Briogeo Curl Charisma™ Rice Amino + Avocado Leave–In Defining Crème If the dry heat of summer is leaving you dreading morning frizz, this is the cream for you! It defines and shines with botanical oils like avocado and tomato extracts to stop frizz in its tracks. The lightweight formula means hair never feels greasy or weighted down, and there’s no need to wash it out. Just leave it in there and let it work its frizz-kicking magic for soft, bouncy curls.   Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1 This unique spray does it all—volumizes, adds texture, and works as a dry shampoo. Get the most out of second-day hair. This spray contains tiny micropourous minerals that absorb oil and add flexible texture at the same time. They also provide UV protection to help color last longer and provide just the right amount of flexible hold for a perfect second-day look.   What's new on the site this week that's caught your eye? Show and Tell!
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Happy Mani Friday! This week the polish fairy dropped off a slew of Ciaté Mini Paint Pots on my desk, and because we all know I have absolutely ZERO self-control when it comes to glitters, I had to try all of them. Plus I figured you guys would want to see what more than one of them looked like, as we may or may not have a *few* BT'ers who are known for their love of zee sparklez. (See? I do it all for you).   What do you think? (All together now: "Ooooooh, shiny!")   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!   
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Happy Mani Friday! Today's look is brought to you by NARS 3.1 Phillip Lim Polishes , featuring Gold Viper, a stunning platinum gold metallic. And because I'm nearly incapable of leaving well enough alone when it comes to nail art, I added Hell Bent and Other Side to the mix. What do think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
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Happy Mani Friday! Today we've got two more beautiful new NARS nail polishes that I couldn't wait to try, Night Breed and Purple Rain (which might be my favorite name for a nail polish like, ever). The effect of the glittery black over the metallic purple is really quite stunning in person, although it was a challenge to photograph (#nailbloggerproblems). What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!