You’re almost ready to head out the door, but something’s missing. Possibly a pop of color, bold brows, or sleek strands? Prep and perfect your look with these three products that ensure a flawless finish. From marvelous makeup to gorgeous hair, there’s never a wrong time for an extra shot of glam. -Tracy J.
Kat Von D Studded Beloved Lip Trio
This three-piece set features top-selling shades–hot pink Sexer, rosy nude Cathedral, and deep scarlet Hellbent–for bold, beautiful lips. Each lipstick delivers long-lasting wear, extreme color payoff, and incredible comfort.
Bumble and bumble Bb. Curl (Style) Anti-Humidity Gel-Oil
You’re almost ready to head out the door, but something’s missing. Possibly a pop of color, bold brows, or sleek strands? Prep and perfect your look with these three products that ensure a flawless finish.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer
Looking to fill in your brows quickly and easily? This brow pencil features a triangular tip to outline and fill in brows, and a soft-bristled end to blend edges for a natural look. Not to mention an extra-smooth, creamy formula that stays put all day long.
Hello BeautyTalkers! Today's our first live chat of 2016 and we're chatting skincare with Kate Somerville and Dr. Audrey Kunin, the founder of DERMAdoctor! Kate Somerville will log in from 12-1 pm PT and Dr. Audrey Kunin will be chatting from 1-2 pm PT. Ask them anything skincare from tips on combating the Winter weather to evening out your skin tone!
In case you can't make it at noon, I am opening the chat early (at 11:30 am PT) so you can get your questions in! Here's the link, ask away! http://seph.me/1UK1Lf3 Please follow the link above to ask a question in the live chat thread. If you post it here, they won't see it.
These three genius beauty breakthroughs prove they are unbelievably effective, extremely easy to use, and pretty much amazing. From an antiaging foundation to a color-enhancing balm to a multitasking hair mist, you can receive professional-quality treatment in the comfort of your own home. –Tracy J.
Givenchy Mister Gentlebalm Lipcolor Enhancing Balm
Set your lipglosses and lipsticks aside. This hydrating lip balm miraculously reacts with your pH levels to create a customized pink shade that matches your unique skintone to a tee, delivering a subtle shade, extreme moisture, and a plumper pout. Keep it in your purse to use anytime for smooth and fuller-looking lips for whatever the occasion.
Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Miracle Multiplying Volume Mist
This hair mist does it all. It delivers instant and long-lasting volume and nourishment, provides flexible hold, and leaves stands super-soft. It contains an innovative marine plumping complex, enriched with omega 3 and moisturizing Seasilk®, to strengthen and restore hair’s natural thickness and reduce breakage, along with Color Hold® technology to keep tones true and bright.
The Sensual Skin Fluid Foundation by Kevyn Aucoin
This lightweight, oil-free foundation is a must-try for everyone. It seamlessly camouflages imperfections while creating smooth, ultra-radiant skin. But it doesn’t stop there. It’s also enriched with the marine-based algae extract pigmento perfetto to help fight the production of progerin, a protein known to accelerate aging and encourage loss of firmness, elasticity, and wrinkles. From fair skin to deep warm tones, it’s available in eight shades that will suit all skintones.
What do you think of this week’s picks? Show & tell!
Happy Hump Day, BeautyTalkers! Today will be our last live chat of 2015 and we're going out in style because today we're chatting with Urban Decay cofounder, Wende Zomnir! Wende will be logged in from 12-1 pm PST to answer all of your beauty questions from tips on keeping your makeup in place to creating a perfect smoky eye! As usual, we will open the chat early (at 11:30 am PT) so you can ask questions before the chat at noon! Here's the link, ask away! http://seph.me/1OwnAKT Please follow the link above to ask a question in the live chat thread. If you post it here, Wende won't see it.
‘Tis the season to shower friends and family with incredible, swoon-worthy holiday gifts. Check below for three incredible products to satisfy everyone on your list: the audacious attention-grabber, the casual socialite, and the trendy jetsetter. –Tracy J.
Formula X Studded X: 3 Mini Lip + 3 Nail Polish Duo
This exclusive collaboration is the perfect gift for that friend who loves a bold, edgy look. The six-piece set features three bestselling Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipsticks with their exact Formula X nail polish color matches. Each lipstick delivers high performance, unique pigment, long-lasting wear, and tons of moisture while the nail polishes are infused with ShineXcel™ for brilliant color pay-off.
UD | Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette
This limited-edition, 15-pan eyeshadow palette features the ultimate range of neutrals with a few jewel tones for a pop of color, along with a combination of matte and shimmer finishes. Each eye shadow is formulated with Urban Decay’s Pigment Infusion System, an exclusive blend of ingredients that gives every shade its velvety texture, rich color, serious staying power, and blendability. To completely seal the deal, the chic case has big, black polka dots and shiny, gold accents.
Coola 4-Piece Organic Suncare Travel Set
This signature travel set includes four high-performance, organic, and natural suncare products to protect and nourish the skin (in TSA-approved sizes for your carry-on bag). It comes with a clear, non-aerosol sunscreen, a soothing face moisturizer, and a nourishing lip balm, each infused with SPF protection, plus a hydrating after-sun lotion. With a zippered, travel-friendly pouch, this makes the perfect gift for your friend who’s always on the go.
What’s new on the site this week that’s caught your eye? Show & tell!
You traded in your shorts and flip flops for wool blend sweaters and warm, chunky scarves, and now it’s time to alter your skincare regimen during these chilly winter months. Skin tends to become drier and dull-looking–unless you give it the attention it deserves. These three incredible products will defend your skin from harsh elements like ice cold weather and frigid winds for a hydrated, smooth complexion. -Tracy J.
Clarisonic Mia Fit
Step one of any skincare routine: cleansing. And if you want to cleanse your skin up to six times better than hands alone, Clarisonic’s Mia Fit is for you. This extra-gentle, travel-friendly device features two speed settings that deep clean to effectively remove dirt, oil, and makeup. The waterproof design allows you to cleanse skin while showering and the complimentary Skin Illuminating Cleanser will transform dull skin into a luminous, healthy-looking complexion.
Kate Somerville Exfolikate Mini
It’s important to remember to exfoliate during the winter time to reveal baby soft skin. This versatile treatment fights acne and blemishes, improves discoloration, and polishes skin. The exfoliation action removes dead skin cells and eliminates bacteria, leaving skin vibrant and renewed. It only takes two minutes, once or twice weekly, so let’s face it… it’s the next best option to visiting Kate for an exfoliating facial at the clinic. And who can resist the adorable holiday packaging?
CLINIQUE Repairwear Laser Focus Night
There’s no denying that your heater will be on full blast this winter, which often results in dry skin. Keep skin moist and comfortable overnight with this luxurious cream formula. Great for all skin types (especially dry and dry combination), it improves the look of fine lines and wrinkles while visibly plumping skin for a youthful appearance. If you happen to fall in love with this nighttime moisturizer like we did, you can pair it with existing products in the line: Repairwear Laser Focus serum , Wrinkle Correcting Eye Cream and SPF 15 Foundation.
What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!
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!
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! http://seph.me/1MZUN4H 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!> http://seph.me/1Kr2n29 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! http://seph.me/1FuKOmm
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!> http://seph.me/1KYobGU
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! > http://seph.me/1ITBCWA
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> http://seph.me/1EIndaS
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 ...
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!
"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!> http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Ch 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> http://seph.me/1q5iRst
(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!)
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: http://seph.me/1mlxoKK 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> http://seph.me/18s19F7
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> http://seph.me/1aLdwwj
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> http://pinterest.com/sephora/nailspotting/
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!)
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> http://seph.me/16Ce7xs
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!> http://seph.me/18e5WLE
Learn more about the brand> http://seph.me/12TZKrb
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> http://seph.me/11n2FAB
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> http://seph.me/YhK6kw
Do you have any hairstyling tips to share? Show & Tell in the comments!
Shop T3> http://seph.me/11msTXu