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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: ve-Chat-with-Lilli-Gordon-for-First-Aid-Beauty/m-p ...     Please follow the link above to ask your question, if you post here Lilli won't see it!
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!
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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  
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!
The #NoMakeupLook is still going strong and is the perfect look to start off the new year. The flawless, minimal, fresh-faced look popularized by some of the hottest celebrities is easy to achieve and lets your natural beauty shine through. To achieve the look: Start with a good moisturizer to make your skin the perfect canvas.  Apply a lightweight, tinted complexion product like bareMinerals COMPLEXION RESCUE™ to even out your skintone. This sheer cream gives you natural-looking, radiant coverage and an extra boost of moisture as well.  Use a multitasking product like Bite Beauty Multistick to cheeks and lips. This stick goes on like a cream, but wears like a weightless powder to add a natural-looking flush right where you need it.  Apply a highlighter like rms beauty Living Luminizer to the high points of the face, the inner corners of eyes, and under the browbone to give your look a luminous, youthful glow.  Finish by applying eye products, but go easy. The no-makeup look is all about natural eyes that don’t distract from your flawless, radiant skin.   Any barely-there products you just can’t do without? Let us know!
Upgrade your makeup prep with these complexion-enhancing primers from NARS. They provide SPF protection while they revive, prime, and leave you with a flawless finish.   Enhance your complexion with the Smooth & Protect Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Sunscreen . As the first step in your makeup routine, it smooths the look of skin to prep it for application and extends makeup wear. It seamlessly enhances your makeup and is formulated with SPF 50 to invisibly protect with weightless, broad-spectrum sunscreen protection.   Illuminate your complexion with Radiance Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 35 Sunscreen . It’s infused with encapsulated sunscreen beads that release broad-spectrum protection when they come in contact with your skin. It’ll take your dull, fatigued skin and give it an all-over glow.     How do you incorporate SPF into your beauty routine? Show & Tell!
Happy New Year, BT friends!   WOW! Another year has come and gone and we’ve had our share of ups and our downs. We want to share our appreciation with you all. Thank you for all of your helpfulness, friendliness and positivity this year. This community amazes us and we cannot wait to continue the fun in 2017… It’s going to be a BIG year     What was your favorite product in 2016? Show & Tell!
Sweat, Refresh, Go Healthy, Portable Workout Essentials Mindful beauty meets fitness. YUNI is all about creating natural solutions that save time, enhance performance, and relieve stress. This must-have four-piece set gives you the chance to experience the revitalizing power of YUNI. It includes soft, pre-moistened Shower Sheets for a quick refresher, an invigorating Body Cleansing Foam to use after an intense workout, a Muscle Recovery Gel to calm any muscle strain post-sweat session, and a Body Mist for a subtle scent and burst of freshness. –Tracy J.   Which products are you most likely to pack in your gym bag? Show & Tell!
Happy holidays, BeautyTalkers!   It’s already that time of year! Hoping everyone travels safely, stays warm and takes some extra time to spend with loved ones     Happy Holidays! Candace and Katie
  Kat Von D Alchemist Palette The newest magical inspiration from Kat Von D is here! Seven years in the making, the Alchemist palette features four holographic shades that transform eyes, lips, and face with color-shifting shimmer. The shades can be layered over eye shadow, lipstick, or applied wherever. Each of the shades catches the light from different angles for a spectrum of luminizing special effects.   What’s your go-to holographic look? Show & Tell!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! If you are looking to find a sweet treat for someone special on your list, then look no further. Juicy Couture’s indulgent Viva La Juicy Sucré seriously sparkles with mandarin and red currant, while white peach nectar lays over a bouquet of jasmine and orange flower petals. Guaranteed to satisfy any sweet cravings, vanilla and whipped cream blend together and a dusting of delectable cocoa powder sits atop. The stunning gold bottle features a drizzle of white and a big pink, polka dot bow that is certain to make hearts melt.    Which treat would you turn into a fragrance? Show & Tell!
Hey BeautyTalkers!     Sephora's  'Tis The Season #Sweepstakes  has begun and just in time for the holiday season! Entering is easy, all you have to do is post a festive look to The Beauty Board (on the Sephora app or at ), tag at least one product and include " #Sweepstakes " in your title. The best part? You can enter once daily until December 6, 2016 in increase your odds on winning. The winner will be randomly selected on December 12, 2016.*   Here's what we're giving away: One $1,000 Sephora gift card One $300 Sephora gift card One $250 Sephora gift card One $100 Sephora gift card Seven $50 Sephora gift cards   Please remember that you cannot enter in this thread, you must visit The Beauty Board at or in The Sephora App.      Good luck and happy holidays!     *No purchase or payment necessary to enter sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Open to U.S. residents (including Puerto Rico, excluding Rhode Island and Guam). Must be 18 or older, and have a login and nickname to enter. Enter by December 6, 2016 at 11:59 P.M. PT. One entry per person per day. Sponsored by Sephora USA, Inc. Potential winners will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing conducted by Sponsor on December 12, 2016 and will notified by email.  See official rules:
Metallics are hot for the holidays! There’s nothing like the glint of gold, a sheen of cool silver, or a coppery glow to give eyes and lips a high-drama look. Metallic shades add shine, texture, and dimension, and can even be layered for a level of intensity that’s sure to steal the show this season. Here are a few picks for creating that bold, shimmering look:   Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick Duo features a double-ended tube that pairs a fierce metallic with a foil-coated, complementary signature shade. The two-in-one format is perfect for day to evening, holiday parties, or travel. Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette 28 allows you to go beyond the gold. This 28-shade palette features shimmering metallics in blues and purples, or greens and browns. They blend like a dream for intense payoff and a silky feel. PAT McGRATH LABS METALMORPHOSIS 005 is a glamorous four-piece set that pairs dramatic pigment and cream with a mixing liquid and ultra-black liner. It comes in gold, silver, bronze, or copper shades for a super bold metallic look.   Have a favorite metallic product or look? Show & Tell!
Farmacy Skin Savior Kit Farmacy creates farmer cultivated, scientist activated products that work together to promote healthy, beautiful skin. The Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Face Mask delivers essential moisture, while Sleep Tight Firming Night Balm visibly improves fine lines, wrinkles, and firmness for a more toned appearance. Honey Savior calms irritation and nourishes dry skin, and the energizing Skin Dew Hydrating Essence mist protects, soothes, and replenishes. If you aren't looking to self-indulge, but want to share the love this holiday season, this incredible, four-piece set is great for gifting friends and loved ones!   What’s your most reliable skin savior? Show & Tell!
Perricone MD Spotlight on Radiance Want to brighten up your dull, winter skin? This must-have four-piece set includes everything you need for a luminous, healthy-looking complexion. The refreshing, gentle cleansing Citrus Facial Wash improves skintone and texture, while the OVM powerful overnight serum delivers all of the amazing benefits of retinol without side effects. Wrap skin in luxurious comfort with the detoxifying Chloro Plasma treatment mask, and improve imperfections while providing an instant burst of radiance with the brightening color treatment, No Highlighter Highlighter. Don’t forget to spread joy: Spotlight on Radiance also makes the perfect gift for friends and family this holiday season! -Tracy J.   How do you prevent dull, winter skin? Show & Tell!
First Aid Beauty Hello FAB 3 in 1 Superfruit Color Correcting Cushion Relax and let glow. This Northern Lights-esque blend of hues simultaneously conceals redness, brightens dullness, and smooths uneven texture. Worn alone or under foundation, its weightless liquid is every skin type’s secret weapon, including the most sensitive. Feed skin what it needs, with everything from blueberries to dragon fruit and kiwi, for hydration and calm that carry on. –Heather S.     How do you color correct? Show & Tell!  
Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick Vault Collection The best of Bite Beauty in one must-have collection. This set includes 38 striking, vivid, mini lipsticks crafted by hand using Bite’s low-heat process, which preserves a balanced blend of nutrients, vitamins, and omega oils that are essential for healthy-looking lips. With an array of color options ranging from pale pink to deep burgundy to brick red, each easy-glide lipstick delivers weightless coverage, long-lasting wear, and optimal hydration–for a pout that pops! These gorgeous lipsticks come housed in a shiny gold, beautifully branded box that’s great for gifting during the holiday season and beyond.   What are your favorite holiday vaults? Show & Tell!
I know that a lot of us are already in holiday shopping mode but if you're anything like me you can relate to feeling stumped when it comes to gifting beauty. It's hard to make that final decision on which fragrance, set or lipstick to go with.    Lucky for us, Sephora PRO Artists Myiesah and Chris are heading to BeautyTalk TODAY to answer our holiday gifting questions! They also know a thing or two about product so whether you're gifting for yourself of someone else, they're ready to help! They will be online from 12-1:30 pm PDT and, as usual, I'll open the thread up early in case anyone needs to sneak in their question early.    Head to this thread to ask your question:   Please ask your question using the link above. If you post a question in this thread, Myeisha and Chris won't see it!
Bio Ionic Eternity Wand Pro Styling Wand 1" Let’s talk about Bio Ionic’s latest tool for a minute: the Eternity Wand Pro Styling Wand. Want to create a head of modern curls that last and last? This clipless wand stepped it up with natural volcanic rock mineral that infuses micro hydration into your hair, while BioCeramic heaters provide constant heat. The result? It works in half of the time of traditional curling irons, yet leaves you with longer-lasting curls and waves. It’s an easy-to-use tool to help you navigate work day styles to holiday party season looks—and it’s the hair tool gift that keeps on giving. –Lauren P.   What's your secret to long-lasting curls? Show & Tell!
Featuring vivid colors, smooth textures, and long-lasting wear, the Sarah Moon and Nars collaboration includes out-of-this-world products for the lip, cheeks, and eyes. -Tracy J.    The high-pigment Moon Matte Lipstick creates an intensified, opulent look. With four hues to choose from (fire red, nude rose, raspberry red, and red geranium), each lipstick contains soft-matte powders and hyaluronic acid for velvety payoff and improved hydration.   Add a pop of either lavender pink or pink red color to your cheeks with the Sarah Moon Blush . This beauty essential features richly pigmented, sheer, and buildable color that blends evenly and leaves skin looking flawless.   Last but not least, the Sarah Moon Duo Eyeshadows come in either iridescent lavender smoke and charcoal with gold shimmer or iridescent indigo smoke and mulberry, mixing together to deepen and diffuse the look of eyes.   What's your favorite from this collection? Show & Tell!
Searching for a unique signature scent that totally represents you? Your best bet: create it yourself. The beauty of blending is that you hold the power of producing that perfectly uplifting, true-to-you aroma. And one unfailing way to make a completely bespoke fragrance is to layer, mix, and combine different scents you love. –Tracy J.   Take the personalized fragrance experience home with a one-of-a-kind blending kit: • CLEAN Reserve Travel Spray Layering Collection includes six refreshing travel-size sprays. From creamy to floral to zesty, you can customize a concoction that truly suits your mood. • THE BLEND Custom Fragrance Blending Mini Kit comes with four pure fragrance oils, specially formulated to retain their integrity during blending. Irresistible notes include sheer vanilla, tropical white flowers, white musk, refreshing mandarin, and more. • Pinrose Rollerball Wardrobe Gift Set lets you explore 10 different fragrances, so you can layer and choose a scent based on your emotion, outfit, or persona. Each delightful aroma evokes a sense of being, whether it’s peaceful, happy, mysterious, or romantic.   What’s your favorite fragrance combo? Show & Tell!
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Halloween is one of the best (okay, maybe THE best) days of the year and lucky us it's on a Monday this year, meaning we have all weekend to celebrate!! I love the Halloween brainstorming thread and am excited to see what you all come up with in the next few days.    What are you dressing up as this Halloween? Show & Tell!   P.S. Hope you all have an amazing Halloweekend, be safe and share your looks on this thread      
Kopari’s Hawaiian-born co-founder, and certified organic chef, Kiana Cabell sought to create rich, coconut oil-based products for head-to-toe nourishment and beauty. Kopari’s coconut oil is sustainably sourced from the Philippine Islands and they believe that products crafted from pure and premium materials perform, smell, and feel the best. We’ve rounded up some of our faves for any beauty routine. -Lauren P.    Polish and hydrate skin for a gorgeous glow with the Coconut Crush Scrub . Coconut oil, crushed Tahitian coconut shells, and brown sugar buff and hydrate dry, dull skin for a silky smooth, radiant glow.   Coconut Melt is coconut oil that melts on contact as an undereye rescue, to nourish nails, remove makeup, hydrate hands, and even as a hair mask. This oil is ideal for dry skin, eczema-prone skin, and chemically-treated hair, and is enriched with fatty acids to seal in moisture and target inflammation.   Coconut Body Glow hydrates, supports antiaging, and creates a flattering, all-over glow. Just add it to your go-to lotion for subtle illumination, or apply it to the cheeks, collarbone, and brow bones for a more radiant highlight.     Are you using coconut oil in your beauty routine? Show & Tell!  
  We are beyond thrilled to welcome beauty expert Lisa Eldridge back for her second live chat on BeautyTalk! In case you didn't catch her last time, this is your chance to ask  Lancôme's Makeup Creative Director any and all beauty questions.  Lisa will take a break from her busy London life to chat so be sure to mark your calendars for 12-1 pm PDT TODAY, June 15th!   We will open the link at 11:30 am PDT for anyone who wants to sneak their question in early. Here's the link to the live chat!     Please follow the link above to ask a question in the live chat thread. If you post it here, Lisa won't see it.
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Viktor & Rolf is known for both artful design and a well-known fragrance line ( Flowerbomb , anyone?). The masterminds behind the brand are Co-Founders Viktor Horsting & Rolf Snoeren. We asked you to tell us your questions for the brand and the designers sat down to answer your questions about their iconic fragrance line, their creative process and more.   I’m really curious how you come up with your fragrances. What is your inspiration? Fragrance is like an aura, an extension of yourself - clothes are too, but fragrance addresses different parts of the brain. Through fragrance, one can communicate without speaking, triggering memories and emotions.   When did you realize that you had created such an iconic fragrance [i.e. Flowerbomb]? Would you describe it as iconic? The juice is a killer - it is just so good. The mix of bottle, ad and juice appeals to many different types of women - it is feminine and romantic but not in a passive way, it is empowering and assertive.   With so many variations of floral fragrances in the industry, what makes Flowerbomb so iconic and unique? The power of transformation: Flowerbomb has the power to transform anything into something positive and beautiful.   With so many variations of floral fragrances in the industry, what makes Flowerbomb so iconic and unique? The power of transformation: Flowerbomb has the power to transform anything into something positive and beautiful.   What is the design process like for your gorgeous fragrance bottles? What is the ideology behind the bottle designs? We work together creatively as one, it is almost as if we have one shared brain. For Flowerbomb, the bottle is a diamond grenade: a beautiful, luxurious weapon. It is a beautiful object in itself, and it is very tactile too.   Is Spicebomb truly a male fragrance, or is it unisex? We developed Spicebomb with the intent to create a fragrance that we would personally wear. Spicebomb is our answer, our desire to have a perfume for men, like Flowerbomb has become for women.   I love how you succeed to continuously catch the attention of clients by releasing Flowerbomb Limited Edition bottles each year. What inspires you to create these editions? Often, the inspiration comes from our collections, but it can also come from the holiday season itself - from a desire to make something decorative that is festive, new and modern at the same time.  
SEPHORA COLLECTION Studley Sponge and Travel Case Set This black carrying case with a convenient zipper closure features a breathable mesh interior to keep your Beauty Blenders and makeup sponges dry, safely stored, and protected. On top sits a super-cute, funky, and furry keychain character that easily detaches. Plus, this must-have set includes the bestselling, washable, reusable Perfectionist Airbrush Sponge! The unique sponge applicator works well with all types of formulations - including creams, liquids, powders, and minerals - expertly blending and concealing those hard-to-reach areas. And with the included case, it's certain to stay in great shape!   What’s the funkiest beauty product you own? Show & Tell!
  On breakout days, we set our sights on Sunday Riley’s U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil to soothe our acne woes. This fast-acting, quick-drying, medicated, dry oil helps clear up acne and blackhead-causing buildup and debris from congested pores. Formulated with 1.5 percent salicylic acid to promote blemish-free skin, it’s also powered by tea tree and black cumin seed oils to support clear skin. It’s infused with hexylresorcinol and licorice to naturally brighten the look of dark spots for a more even-toned appearance. As an added bonus, it contains milk thistle and cucumber seed oils, which work together to smooth the appearance of lines and wrinkles and prevent your skin from drying out—without leaving behind a greasy residue. It’s the solution to clearer skin that you’ve been searching for. –Lauren P.     Oil for acne? What do you think?!
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Live chat day is here! Today w e will be chatting with Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Farmacy, Mark Veeder! Mark will be on BeautyTalk from 12-1 pm PDT answering all of your questions. Ask anything from how to reach your #SkinGoals to how the brand gives back to its community.     As usual, I'm opening the chat early so BTers can get their questions in before everyone else. Ask a question!     Please go to the link above to ask a question, if you post it in the thread below Mark won't see it!  
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When it comes to beauty, I'm all about natural ingredients so I was instantly fascinated by the products sourced from Farmacy’s upstate New York farm. I was lucky enough to ask the brand's co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Mark Veeder, a few questions before our Live Chat next week. (Save the date: Mark will be live on BT this Tuesday, October 18th from 12-1 pm PDT !!) How did Farmacy get its start? Farmacy was the perfect storm of passion, timing and fate — in a way, it needed to be born. I had patented Echinacea GreenEnvy™ nearly a decade before we launched and always wanted to create products with it. I met David Chung in early 2014 (he is our co-founder and owner of Engelwood Labs, the lab that does all our formulations) and he realized the power of GreenEnvy™ right off the bat. So we dove in, and when we presented our concept and Echinacea GreenEnvy™ to the amazing visionaries at Sephora, they not only wanted it, but worked with us to develop the right products. We launched in seven months which is unheard of in the industry.   Tell us! What’s the secret behind Echinacea GreenEnvy™? Echinacea GreenEnvy™ contains the highest concentration of cichoric acid of any tested version of the species. Cichoric acid is a powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory that fights free radical attack and signals the immune system to boost collagen. It also helps inhibit the production of melanin thus giving the skin a more even, brighter tone. But, the plant’s power is really amplified and harnessed through the use of science, that's why we say that Farmacy is Farmer Cultivated, Scientist Activated. Our team of scientists have perfected the extraction process of the active ingredients to achieve maximum potency and then combined them with other actives to achieve our incredibly effective formulas.   How did you (and your skin!) react when you discovered the skin-enhancing Echinacea GreenEnvy™? It was a big OMG moment -- and I knew I needed to bring it to market so that the world (and its skin) could benefit from it. My skin has never been better, the chicoric acid in GreenEnvy™ has evened out my skin tone and reduced the dark spots as well as smoothed my fine lines and wrinkles, especially around my eyes.   From farming to marketing, you’ve done it all! Why did you choose to pursue skincare? I have always been interested in skincare and, truth be told, I’m a bit of a product junkie myself but could never find that perfect line that fulfilled all my desires. When I discovered that Echinacea GreenEnvy™ had additional power over the normal echinaceas on the market, my first thought was to use it in skincare. Echinacea boosts the immune system and the skin is the largest organ of the body so I thought it was destined to do the most good.     What’s it like to work with bees on your honey farm—did you have to conquer your fears? I’m still conquering them! I didn't realize how much work bees are when I came up with the idea to add hives to our farm but with some expert help, I'm getting the hang of it and enjoying this amazing new adventure.     Which step in a skincare routine in is the most important? I believe the most important step in any skincare routine is moisturizing because it is with the proper formulas of moisture that you can deliver key healing and nourishing actives deep into the skin. My recommended hydration process is two-fold: • First, always use a very nourishing and potent serum under your day cream and night treatment. Our Invincible Root Cell Anti-Aging Serum is super potent with 10% Echinacea GreenEnvy™, 5% of a pro-form of vitamin C that is stable and only activates upon contact to the skin, and a triple action hyaluronic acid complex that delivers actives to all levels of the dermas. • Second, use a deep moisturizing mask that is filled with actives at least twice per week. Our Coconut Gel Masks are a quick and easy way to hydrate when you don’t have 20 minutes to lay down and disconnect because, since they fit close to your skin, you can do one on a flight, or while catching up on social media, making dinner or watching a movie. If you have the time to disconnect, our new Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hyrdation Mask has been proven to increase the moisture of your skin from 45-55% on average after just one application.   What is the best skin advice you’ve heard that the BeautyTalk community would benefit from? Add a serum into your daily routine — it delivers powerful actives deep into the skin before you add your moisturizer. And also Mask at least 2 times per week, especially as we go into the winter season, you will see a big difference in your skin.   What big skincare trends do you think we will see more of in 2017? I believe the trend of active botanicals will continue to grow — we are excited about some new discoveries we are pursuing that are all botanical ingredients that are activated by science. Stay tuned!   Want to learn more? Be sure to check out our Live Chat with Mark this Tuesday at noon (PDT)! Can't wait to see your questions and learn more about the brand!   
Remember Elizabeth and James' aromatic and captivating Nirvana Black and White fragrances you just couldn't resist? Well, you can now create a sense of Nirvana throughout the home! Each long-burning, delicately scented candle has a burn time of up to 55 hours and comes housed in a stunning glass vase to match the color of your choice. Black combines alluring violet, sensual sandalwood, and rich vanilla for the perfect balance between masculine and feminine, while White features delicate peony, chic muguet, and tender musk - leaving the room filled with a soft scent with dark sophistication.   Which scent takes you to nirvana? Show & Tell!