Sephora Show & Tell
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Grunge lipstick is #TRENDINGatSEPHORA !    The 90s are coming back and we may soon be back to the days of camisoles and boot-cut pants. But what about the other side of the decade? We’re talking about grunge. Disheveled, wild, empowered, and unabashedly sexy, the grunge look took the music world—and soon everyone else—by storm. The look features bold, statement-making lips with shades of cement gray, deep brown, and vampy purple.   After you throw on your ripped jeans and flannel shirt, start your grunge lip look with flawless, plump lips. Scrub with a lip scrub to exfoliate any loose skin, and then hydrate with your favorite balm. Next apply a liner that matches your lipstick to prevent feathering and create perfect definition. This step is really important with the bold grunge shades. Apply your lipstick from the tube or with a brush, depending on the format, and you’re ready to go!   Check out some of our favorites for creating this look: Urban Decay Matte Revolution Lipstick in Matte Medium Brown. It’s creamy formula doesn’t dry out so lips are kept hydrated. Nars Audacious Lipstick in Deborah offers amazing glide and a saturated, dark chestnut tone. Kat Von D Studded Kiss in Piaf offers a cool chocolate base with purple shimmer for adding a hint of mystery to your grunge look. Bite Matte Crème Lip Crayon in Cognac features orange peel wax for moisture-resistant, long-wearing color. Buxom Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipstick in Sinful Cinnamon is a one-swipe matte brown with an ultralightweight gel formula.   When you finish your hot grunge look, take a selfie and share on this thread or on the The Beauty Board . Then get out there and rock on! -Kris G. 
Happy Friday, BeautyTalkers! It's live chat day and today we will be talking beauty with Hourglass founder, Carisa Janes! Carisa will be on BeautyTalk from 12-1 pm PT to answer all of your beauty questions from the brand's innovative ingredients to how to achieve that luminous holiday glow. As usual, we will open the chat early (at 11:30 am PT) so you can ask away before the chat at noon! Here's the link, ask away! Please follow the link above to ask a question in the live chat thread. If you post it here, Carisa won't see it.
Halloween means experimenting with makeup and hair, bold costumes, and thinking beyond your usual makeup looks. Before you get creative with your spooky (or not so spooky) All Hallow’s Eve look, we’ve pinned down some musts that’ll help your look pop—before and after your costume debut. - Lauren P.   Huda Beauty Classic False Lashes Get dramatic lash looks with these Beauty Classic False Lashes. Whether you want to go as an 1980s beauty queen or one of your favorite female superheroes, this lash collection offers a number of styles that are lightweight, easy to apply, and are comfortable to wear from costume party to costume party.   Urban Decay Delirious Travel-Size Set Of 5 Pencil in your costume with this set of colorful liners. These bright, 24-hour wear eye pencils are versatile enough so you can just swipe on bunny whiskers or achieve a glam rock face with graphic liner looks. With vivid shades to next-level neutral hues, this five-piece set is perfectly portable for creating looks on the go. They’re waterproof and long-lasting, and they’re infused with nourishing jojoba oil, vitamin E, and cottonseed oil for a creamy, colorful finish.   MAKE UP FOR EVER 15 Artist Shadow Palette Why buy face paint? This 15 Artist Shadow Palette from MAKE UP FOR EVER lets you go full on zombie with its daring bolds or transform into a mermaid with the more vibrant hues. Whatever you decide, this array of super-saturated, lasting shades lets you shape-shift into an infinite number of Halloween looks.   ALTERNA Haircare Moisture Intense Oil Crème Pre-Shampoo Treatment After you’ve used hot tools, teased your tresses, and maybe even (bravely) colored your hair, treat it to ALTERNA’S Haircare Moisture Intense Oil Crème Pre-Shampoo Treatment—perfect for bringing your tresses back to life. This intensive pre-shampoo replenishes your hair, and it contains Abyssinian oil to thoroughly quench parched hair. At the end of the night (or the next day), hair is left revitalized and ultra-smooth, soft, and shiny.   What's new on the site this week that's caught you eye? Show and tell!
Happy live chat day, BeautyTalkers! We are OH EM GEE excited for today's live chat because it's with one of our most beloved beauty stars of all time... Bobbi Brown! Ask the Bobbi Brown Cosmetics founder, acclaimed author, business woman and Montclaire native anything from tips on her no makeup makeup look to what inspired her empowering campaign, Pretty Powerful! As usual, I'm opening the chat early (today at 11:30 am PT) so you can get your questions in. Ask now!> Please follow the link above to ask a question in the live chat thread. If you post it here, Bobbi won't see it.
Live chat day is here and today we are chatting with our very own Sephora PRO Artist, Jeffrey English! He is fresh out of New York Fashion Week and ready to answer all of your pressing beauty question! He will be logged in from 12-1 pm PT so be sure to join the live chat.   Here's the link, ask away!   Please follow the link above to ask a question in the live chat thread. If you post it here, Jeffrey won't see it. 
  Happy live chat day BeautyTalkers! Today we have a hair double header with the founder of Drybar Alli Webb and Bumble and bumble stylist Mischa G. Ask them all your hair questions live between 12 - 2 pm PT.   As usual, I'm opening the chat now so you can get your questions in early. So go and ask!>   Please follow the link  above to ask a question in the live chat thread. If you post it here, Alli and Mischa won't see it. 
  It's live chat day, BeautyTalkers! I am SUPER DUPER excited about today because for the first time we are welcoming makeup artist, YouTube she-ro, and Lancome Makeup Global Creative Director Lisa Eldridge to BeautyTalk! It's kind of a big deal .   As usual, I'm opening the chat at bit early so BTers can get their questions in before everyone else. So go ask a question! >    Please go to the link above to ask a question, if you post it in the thread below Lisa won't see it!
  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>
  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 : ve-Chat-with-Josie-Maran-and-Bite-Beauty/m-p/19635 ...    
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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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  "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."
  It's Live Chat day BeautyTalk! Today we're chatting with Mischa G., a Bb. stylist with all kinds of awesome professional hair advice to give. The chat starts at 12 pm PST, but as usual I'm opening it up early for BT'ers to get their questions in.    So go here to ask a question!> at-Live-with-Bumble-and-bumble/m-p/1560142   (Make sure follow the link above to get to the live chat thread. If you post your question here Mischa won't see it!)    
It's live chat day on BeautyTalk!     YOU GUYS. I am so excited about today's live skincare chat. Today we have not one, but TWO phenomenal skincare experts, Ole Henriksen and Kate Somerville, taking your questions exclusively on BeautyTalk.. As a devoted user of both skincare lines, I'm super juiced to see your questions and read their great advice.    As usual, I'm opening the chat for BT early so you guys can get your questions in now, in case you can't make it at noon.    So go ask your question! GO HERE>   (Make sure you click the link above and post your question in the live chat thread. If you post if here they won't see it!)
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Happy WNW BeautyTalk! Today our product writer Kris is back to share his picks for Father's Day.      "Father’s Day is fast approaching and we all know how hard it is to shop for that guy! Here are a few great new items any dad would be proud to get, so break the tie-giving tradition and surprise him with something luxurious and fun that he’ll actually use. It’s just your way of saying, “Thanks, dad!”'   FOREO LUNA™ For Men "This high-tech cleansing tool is made especially for men. It features two settings to cleanse and fight the signs of aging. The deep cleansing pulses leave skin smoother and softer, reducing the chances of razor burn and making dad’s face feel more awake and alive. The lower-frequency antiaging pulses stimulate the skin and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and who wouldn't want that?"   Acqua Di Parma Collezione Barbiere After Shave Balm "This balm is the bomb! It’s lightweight and fast-absorbing to provide instant relief, plus its alcohol-free formula doesn’t sting going on. Gentle plant extracts help aid skin repair from shaving scrapes, and hyluronic acid provides moisturizing and antiaging benefits. Most importantly it feels great and is unscented, so it doesn't clash with dad’s favorite scent."   Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Gift Set "Speaking of scents, this gift set from Victor & Rolf features their most popular male fragrance. Bold and spicy, it’s perfect for the sporty dad. This set includes eau de toilette, shower gel, and aftershave balm to complete the experience. Surprise him with something a bit spicy. It might just be good for him."   Do you know what you're gifting your favorite fella(s) on June 15th? Show and Tell!
  Happy Live Chat day! Today we're excited to bring back Mathilde Thomas, co-founder of Caudalie ( Divine Oil : My FAVE) to answer your summer skincare questions. She's awesome, so you'll want to chat.   Per the usual, I'm opening the chat up early so our BTers can get their questions in before anyone else. So ask away!   Go HERE: to ask your question.   (You must ask your question in the live chat thread above. If you post it in the comments below, Mathilde won't see it. :/)
  Happy Live Chat day! Today we're having a live beauty Q&A with super fun Too Faced founder Jerrod Blandino. Want to know what product he thinks is better than sex? Ask him!   As always, BeautyTalkers get first crack at asking questions, in case you can't make it at noon.   ASK A QUESTION HERE>    
  It's live chat day on BeautyTalk (my second favorite day after Mani Friday)! Today we have a great one - activist, natural beauty guru and supermodel Josie Maran! She's super sweet, lots and fun, and a bottomless well of knowledge when it comes to natural beauty secrets.   As usual, BT'ers get early access, so if you can't make it at noon ask your question now! GO GO GO>
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Today's featured products are so new, I'm not sure I'm even supposed to be talking about them yet. But ya'll know I can't keep a beauty secret to save my life. So let's just keep this between us, shall we?       JinSoon Tibi Fall Collection Nail Lacquer New JINsoon polishes! They look so glittery and shimmery and...*calms self down*           SEPHORA+PANTONE UNIVERSE Elemental Energy Eye Shadow Palette I LOVE the idea behind this palette: "16 stunning, harmonious shades inpsired by the sensorial and color tones of the four elements - earth, air, fire and water." Very new-agey, no?               ILLAMASQUA Mystery Box Speaking of cool ideas, the Illamasqua Mystery Box is the perfect gift or purchase for those of us who like surprises. A complete set of Illamasqua's beautiful, highly pigmented makeup with 4 of the 6 products in a MYSTERY shade. Yes please.           What's new on the site that caught your eye this week? Show & Tell! 
Happy Birthday, America!     Don't forget to post your holiday nails to be featured in Mani Friday tomorrow!   Still need inspiration? Check out our July 4th nail gallery on Pinterest>  
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Today's Featured Thread is a timely one, as I'm sure Zejna isn't our only BeautyTalker getting married this summer (or at least not the only one attending an amateur paparazzi-heavy wedding).   So let's help out our BT brides-to-be: What tips / products do you recommend to get wedding day picture-perfect? Show & Tell! (And congrats, Zejna!)     Products suggested: Laura Mercier Foundation Primer NARS Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base Guerlain Météorites Powder For The Face Diorshow Brow Styler Ultra-Fine Precision Brow Pencil Anastasia Brow Gel MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Invisible Cover Foundation Laura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation Smashbox High Definition Healthy FX Foundation SPF 15   Read the whole thread>    
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It's live chat day on BeautyTalk! Today's chat is one I'm particularly excited about (for obvious reasons): Nail Art! We have Ciaté founder Charlotte Knight chatting live from Ibiza, which is fabulous in itself. You can ask her any nail question you desire, from how to make your manis last to tips on getting the latest nail art look. This is going to be a fun one!   And like all chats, my BT'ers get early access. I've opened up the chat so you can ask your question now, in case you won't be around at noon. Get it to it!>     Learn more about the brand>
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I saw today's Featured Thread and thought it was so cute I had to share. I've highlighted a few responses (you can read the whole thread here ) and added a few products, including a budget-friendly way to try a bright lip , a great blush for highlighting , and the perfect glitter top coat set . My beauty moment is currently gradient glitter manis, I seem to keep going back to them.   What beauty moment are you having right now? Show & Tell! (And thanks for the great thread, Runy!)  
  Happy Live Chat day! I hope everyone had a relaxing holiday weekend. Today we have a great double-header for you: Marcia Kilgore, Founder of Soap & Glory (and a lovely human being) and renowned dermatologist Dr. Dennis Gross, founder of Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare. They will be online from 12-2 pm PST to answer all of your skincare and bath & body questions to get you prepped for summer from head to toe!   Marcia will be online from 12-1 pm and Dr. Gross will be on from 1-2 pm. So get your questions ready.   As always, The chat doesn't officially start until 12 pm PST, but I'm opening the thread up a little early for BT'ers. In case you can't make it at noon, you can ask your question now and they'll answer it first!   Ask the Experts>  
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Did you catch our Live Hairstyling Q&A with Dan Sharp from T3 on Tuesday? It was our first hair-dedicated live chat on BeautyTalk, and in my (entirely biased) opinion, it was pretty awesome.   In case you missed it, here’s a quick recap. You can view the full thread here>   Do you have any hairstyling tips to share? Show & Tell in the comments!   Shop T3>
It's Live Chat Day on BeautyTalk!   In celebration of National Hairstyling Day, we're hosting Dan Sharp, Lead and Celebrity Stylist at T3, from 12-1 pm PST.  Ask him anything--from hair health tips to the hottest red carpet looks--and learn how to amp up your style.   The chat doesn't officially start until 12 pm PST, but I'm opening the thread up a little early for BT'ers. In case you can't make it at noon, you can ask your question now and Dan will answer it first!   Ask away>
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Here’s what we've got our eyes on this week:       Philosophy Amazing Grace Gift Set Mother’s Day gift alert! Philosophy’s Amazing Grace fragrance is classic, casual, and perfect for mom. Plus it comes with a luxurious whipped body crème in the same amazing (pun intended!) scent.           Algenist Regenerative Anti-Aging Set I had never heard of alguronic acid before I discovered Algenist, but now I can’t get enough. I’m obsessed with their anti-aging moisturizer, and this set gives me a FULL SIZE of it, plus two extras, for the price of just the moisturizer. Sold! (And bought.)       **Amber's Pick!** Sephora Collection Cabana Cutie Kit “This lip balm and bronzer duo is just what I needed to get a spring start on summer. The balm changes color based on your natural pH and I’m happy to report 'my pink' is quite nice (yours will be too!). The honey flavor is also delicious. The baked bronzer gives off a dreamy glow, blending a lightweight matte/satin formula for sunkissed, happy cheeks.”       What is new on the site that you're dying to try? Show & Tell in the comments!   See what's new:
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Did you miss yesterday’s live chat with Caudalie co-founder Mathilde Thomas? She gave some great skincare recommendations and revealed a few beauty secrets.   Here’s a quick recap; you can view the full thread here>     Do you have any skincare secrets to share? What Caudalie products do you use and love?   Show & Tell in the comments!   Shop Caudalie>
  I love having live chats on BeautyTalk; I think the chance to talk directly to our awesome beauty experts and brand founders is really one of the features that sets our (already amazing) community apart.   Today we have a great one: Mathilde Thomas, co-founder of Caudalie. If you missed her last year, this is your chance to speak with a celebrated skincare expert. Plus she's French, so you know she's got those good beauty secrets to give you that certain "je ne sais quoi".   The chat doesn't *technically* open until 12 pm PST, but because I love my BT'ers, I've opened the thread a little early for you. If you won't be around at noon, you can ask your question now and Mathilde will answer it first!   Ask away!>
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