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Welcome back to the deal sharing fun! Deals shared here may also be posted to my blog (same name as the thread) unless you write for BT only. If I share your deal, I will always thank you here. I will heart every deal I see (without an outside or cheat link) to acknowledge it.   Beautytalk (the forum) does not allow outside links. A heart with no comment means I already have the deal or am deciding not to list it. Please list the retailer (without the link or cheat link; dot com) if it is not mentioned in the picture. Mods come in more often when they see any type of link. Thanks for sharing (original deals and repeats are welcome)! Please also share any deal haul you want, especially mystery gifts.   Discussion is encouraged. A lot of questions come with certain deals or retailers. When I see questions I can answer, I will respond (unless the poster consistently ignores me or someone else already answered the complete question). I read all the main posts (so no need to tag me). If you're replying to a post that is not near the top of the thread and want me or a specific person to see it, please tag us.   If you're posting about something on sale at Sephora, please share it here:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/Sephora-Sale s-Section-Get-it-Now/m-p/2122832#M44949
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This thread will be for Ulta GWPs only.  Share ulta promos here.     12/12/16: Please stay on topic regarding GWPs.  Please post the product ID instead of URL.  If we all stay on topic we can keep this page streamlined and usable.  Thanks for your help!    ************************************************** *******     Since a lot of information is being removed from this thread, try to help each other out and add product id numbers and sku numbers so people can search for items on ulta.     *****Just to clarify, there is an item number that Ulta lists on the website, right under the picture of the item.   The product id is the number given to the item in the URL.  So Ulta's site follows this formula of having the url and then the very last part of the url is "productId=xlsImpprod" followed by an 8 digit number.  If you use that "productId" number you can get to the page of any item on ulta.  It's not a search, but a direct link to the page.*****   Side note: BT's TOS states " No solicitation.  Please do not use these forums to submit or publish any marketing communication, or to advertise or solicit for any business or enterprise. Direct links to other commercial websites are inappropriate for our BeautyTalk conversations. Those postings will be removed, and can result in the suspension of your access to these services. "
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A place to say thanks to helpful BTer's, share your new BT status or heart achievement... A place to joke around, share memes, riddles or anything else you want to. Let's bring back some life in this place!!!!    
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The other thread was getting too long and difficult to load!    So what are your beauty pet peeves? What grinds your gears? Share your stories!!!
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A place to talk about all beauty news.... upcoming launches, sneak peeks and anything else that doesn't have a specific thread.   Thanks to everyone who contributes to this thread!   BEAUTY NEWS AND THINGS TO COME (no dates)       2017 RELEASES CALENDAR http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /2017-Releases-Calendar/m-p/2596158#M221270   CURRENT FOUND IN THE WILD THREAD (links to new products for purchase at Sephora) http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/2017-S pring-Summer-Found-in-the-Wild/td-p/2667580   CANADIAN PRODUCT THREAD (links to new products for purchase at Sephora) http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/What-s-Ne w-On-The-Site-Today-Canada/td-p/2164948   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Canadian site product update (ask the mods) http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Sephor a-Canada-Site-Product-Update-Thread/td-p/2060604 Canadian site product update (ask the mods)http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/S ephora-Canada-Site-Product-Update-Thread/td-p/2060 604   UPCOMING RELEASES WITH DATES/SEASON (Pictures and info only)   SPRING 2017 Releases http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /SPRING-2017-RELEASES/m-p/2564670   SUMMER 2017 Releases http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /SUMMER-2017-RELEASES/m-p/2650683     BRAND THREADS Spoiler (Highlight to read) ABH http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/The-Anastas ia-Beverly-Hills-Thread/td-p/2516061 BECCA http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/%EF%B8%8FBe cca-thread/td-p/2431704 BIOTHERM http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/The-Bioth erm-Thread/td-p/2439346 BITE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Upcoming-BITE -Beauty-Releases/td-p/2025165 BOBBI BROWN http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Bobbi-Brown -Thread/td-p/2562428 BURBERRY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Burberry-Be auty-Updates/td-p/1983178 CHANEL http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Chanel-Upda tes/td-p/1940873 CHARLOTTE TILBURY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-talk- about-Charlotte-Tilbury/td-p/2005225 COLOURPOP http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Any-ColourPop-Fans-Here/td-p/2156337 COVER FX http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Cover-Fx-Lo ve/td-p/2675382 DIOR http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/All-Things- Dior/td-p/2545923 DIPTYQUE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Discussion-for-the-Diptyque-Crowd-please-join/td- ... ESTEE LAUDER http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Estee-Laude r-Thread-New-Releases/td-p/2552834 FARMACY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/New-brand -Farmacy-feedback-and-discussion/td-p/2153377 GIORGIO ARMANI http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Do-we-serio usly-not-have-a-thread-dedicated-to-all-things/m-p ... GIVENCHY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /The-GIVENCHY-Thread/td-p/2565876 GUERLAIN http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Insider/For -the-love-of-all-things-Guerlain/td-p/2180749 HOURGLASS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/HOURGLASS -THREAD/m-p/2419091 INDIE BRANDS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Indie-brand s-and-other-not-so-talked-about-makeup-brands/td-p ... 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NARS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-Talk- About-NARS/td-p/2099708 NATASHA DENONA http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Natasha-Den ona/td-p/2090656 NUDE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Skincare-Stories/N UDE-Skincare-Thread/td-p/2507094 PAT McGRATH http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/PAT-McGRATH -LABS/td-p/2418816 RITUEL DE FILLE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Does-anyone -have-experience-with-Rituel-de-Fille/td-p/2059082 SURRATT http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-talk- about-Surratt/td-p/2455924 TARTE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-TARTE-T HREAD/td-p/2419298 TOM FORD http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Tom-Ford-Up dates/td-p/1903440 TOO FACED http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Too-Faced-N ew-Releases-2016/td-p/2500873 URBAN DECAY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Urban-Decay -Thread/td-p/2147187 VISEART http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-VISEART -THREAD/m-p/2396215 YSL http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/YSL-Love-Up dates/td-p/2430645 ABHhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/The-Anas tasia-Beverly-Hills-Thread/td-p/2516061BECCAhttp:/ /community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/%EF%B8%8FBecca-th read/td-p/2431704BIOTHERMhttp://community.sephora. com/t5/Products/The-Biotherm-Thread/td-p/2439346BI TEhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/Upcoming-BI TE-Beauty-Releases/td-p/2025165BOBBI BROWNhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Bobbi- Brown-Thread/td-p/2562428BURBERRYhttp://community. sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Burberry-Beauty-Updates/td-p /1983178CHANELhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Make up/Chanel-Updates/td-p/1940873CHARLOTTE TILBURYhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let- s-talk-about-Charlotte-Tilbury/td-p/2005225COLOURP OPhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessio ns/Any-ColourPop-Fans-Here/td-p/2156337COVER FXhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Cover-Fx- Love/td-p/2675382DIORhttp://community.sephora.com/ t5/Makeup/All-Things-Dior/td-p/2545923DIPTYQUEhttp ://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions/Dis cussion-for-the-Diptyque-Crowd-please-join/td-p/23 41678ESTEE LAUDERhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Estee -Lauder-Thread-New-Releases/td-p/2552834FARMACYhtt p://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/New-brand-Fa rmacy-feedback-and-discussion/td-p/2153377GIORGIO ARMANIhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Do-we -seriously-not-have-a-thread-dedicated-to-all-thin gs/m-p/2380895GIVENCHYhttp://community.sephora.com /t5/Beauty-Confessions/The-GIVENCHY-Thread/td-p/25 65876GUERLAINhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Beaut y-Insider/For-the-love-of-all-things-Guerlain/td-p /2180749HOURGLASShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/P roducts/HOURGLASS-THREAD/m-p/2419091INDIE BRANDShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Indie -brands-and-other-not-so-talked-about-makeup-brand s/td-p/2392215IT COSMETICShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/IT -Cosmetics-Thread/td-p/2468298KAT VON Dhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-KVD-TH READ/m-p/2544212KEVYN AUCOINhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Kevyn -Aucoin-Thread/td-p/2437161KIKOhttp://community.se phora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-Talk-About-Kiko/td-p/234 1265LAURA MERCIERhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Laur a-Mercier-Thread/td-p/2562421MAChttp://community.s ephora.com/t5/Makeup/MAC-Love-and-Releases-Thread/ td-p/2109065MAKE UP FOR EVERhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/The-MUF E-Make-Up-For-Ever-Thread/td-p/2406781MARC JACOBShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Marc- Jacobs-Beauty-News-amp-Discussion/m-p/2301944MILKh ttp://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB-ROUGE/Is-this-a n-early-April-Fool-s-joke-Milk-Makeup/td-p/2357469 NARShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-T alk-About-NARS/td-p/2099708NATASHA DENONAhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Natas ha-Denona/td-p/2090656NUDEhttp://community.sephora .com/t5/Skincare-Stories/NUDE-Skincare-Thread/td-p /2507094PAT McGRATHhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/PAT- McGRATH-LABS/td-p/2418816RITUEL DE FILLEhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Does-a nyone-have-experience-with-Rituel-de-Fille/td-p/20 59082SURRATThttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup /Let-s-talk-about-Surratt/td-p/2455924TARTEhttp:// community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-TARTE-THREAD/t d-p/2419298TOM FORDhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Tom-For d-Updates/td-p/1903440TOO FACEDhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Too-Fa ced-New-Releases-2016/td-p/2500873URBAN DECAYhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Urban- Decay-Thread/td-p/2147187VISEARThttp://community.s ephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-VISEART-THREAD/m-p/239621 5YSLhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/YSL-Lov e-Updates/td-p/2430645   ~Updated February 9th 2017~
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Didn't see FEBRUARY HAUL'S THREAD, so here We go! All about our LOVELIES 💕❤️💕❤️💋🌹  
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just a fun excuse / avenue to discuss products. i want this thread to be as positive as possible, so focusing on pleasant surprises. if, though, you're biting to talk about a (surprising) disappointment, check out this thread here, which is also great fun for constructive discussion:  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /It-Didn-t-Work-For-Me/m-p/2550412   MURAD hydro-dynamic quenching essence serum . ok i know i'm going on and on about this (and will be doing even more so in my monthly favorites, no doubt), but this stuff has blown my mind ! i've tried loads of serums through the years that target dehydration. some work right away but fail to keep working, others clog my pores due to the types and grades of silicones. i was expecting a similar experience with this one, but figured in a bit of desperation that i'd give it a try. now, this one is not entirely silicone free, but i've had no problems with it clogging my pores, and it has worked miracles on my skin. it also contains a bit of glycolic acid (not enough to 'over do it', though, when used in conjunction with my other acids. oils and moisturizers are performing even better; skin is happy and bouncy. ORIGINS ginzing brightening eye cream . i've been shocked, too, by how much i like this one ! as i've said in another thread, i wasn't keen on using a 'brightening' eye cream that brightens through light reflectors rather than other "from within" ingredients, but heck, i love this. it keeps my under eyes hydrated but is not too thick (sometimes a hard combo to find) and i find when my undereyes are properly hydrated then everything about them looks better--brightness (light reflectors or not !), suppleness, everything.  DR DENNIS GROSS ultra gentle alpha beta peel . i didn't think this would do much for me because my skin is so used to acids that i didn't think these would do 'enough'. but nope, these are extraordinary. their main acid is lactic acid--which is the extra gentle but way effective AHA in my experience. would recommend for anyone to try regardless of their acid usage ! GIVENCHY photo perfexion fluid foundation . what surprised me about this is not the formula but the color selection. do not let the 'order' or numbers fool you, the 2nd shade in the range is just as pale as the first shade, but significantly yellower. it's a perfect match for me (it's VERY similar to NARS siberia, for those curious), and it is what set of a light bulb off above my head about how to better look for my color matches in other foundation ranges.  NARS velvet lip glides . i know these aren't a gloss, but they're the closest thing i've used to a gloss in a long long time. i didn't think i'd be into it because of the gloss-similarities, but i was wrong. i've not enjoyed simply wearing a product THIS much in a long time. as @mochapj said, it's like smearing pudding on your lips....in a good way. beginning to enjoy such sensory pleasures after The Year Of The Ultra Matte. i'll add more below as i think of any / experience more surprises !    how about you ??
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I thought since a few BTer's like mermaids, unicorns, cute stuff, iridescent/holographic items... I'd start a thread so we could post all the products (beauty or not) that could fit this category.... even more enabling! hahahaha   Share products you find that you think others might like....        
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I always try to utilize Sephora's free samples whether it be in store or online to try to get a feel for a product, but for some items that can be otherwise impossible, i.e. mascara, lipstick, gloss, etc. And at times (okay a lot of times) I find myself returning product whether it be the product didn't work out for me or it was an impulse buy that I shouldn't have made. Just wondering if I'm alone in maybe overusing Sephora's very liberal return policy? (Just putting it out there, when I return the impulse buys, they are unused and can go back on the shelf!) I've made Rouge for the second time in a row so it's not like they can necessarily complain about my patronage but I always feel self conscious when I make a return...especially at other stores! 
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New releases for spring 2017   Link to new products for purchase at Sephora http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/2017-S pring-Summer-Found-in-the-Wild/td-p/2667580   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/What-s-Ne w-On-The-Site-Today-Canada/td-p/2164948   2017 Releases calendar: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /2017-Releases-Calendar/m-p/2596158#M221270
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welcome back to the junk drawer of random beauty thoughts and musings. it has been nearly a year, so i think it is time for a rew RT thread !    when i'm doing my makeup in the morning, my dog sometimes throws a fit until i move his food bowl over to where i'm sitting. i'm certainly not the diva in our relationship. ____________________   THE QUESTIONS THREAD :   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/The-Quest ion-Thread-Because-not-all-questions-need-their-ow ...   VINTAGE BEAUTY VIDEOS THREAD ! :   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /VINTAGE-BEAUTY-VIDEOS/m-p/1826210#M69382   SWATCH REQUEST THREAD :  http://community.sephora.com/t5/The-Swatch-Board/T HE-SWATCH-REQUEST-THREAD/td-p/2223212
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I've been on the Ipsy waiting list, but still look at the thread. I thought we could have a shared thread from all the subscription boxes (including non-beauty ones likes underpants and lifestyle such as Wantable and POPSugar). That way we can live vicariously through each others goodies!   (I know there are unboxing videos on YouTube, but I do not have the patience to sit through a five minute video about someone apologizing for the state of their hair. And I know there are blogs where I can see photos, but everyone usually gets different items in their boxes)
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A place for the Canadian peeps to post deal, events, news and anything beauty related!   LINKS TO OTHER CANADIAN BT THREADS   What's new on the Canadian site today http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/What-s-Ne w-On-The-Site-Today-Canada/td-p/2164948   Promo codes for Canadians http://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB/Active-Canadia n-Promo-Codes-List-2/m-p/2386013#M73404   Sephora Canada Site Product Update Thread http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Sephor a-Canada-Site-Product-Update-Thread/td-p/2060604   WHERE TO SHOP IN CANADA   Canadian Retailers Spoiler (Highlight to read) Chapters (online) Clementine Fields (online) Deciem (online + TO stores) Devu Cosmetics (online) ecodivabeauty.CA (online) eskincarestore (online) Etiket (online + MTL store) Fresh Faced (online) ftbbeauty.ca (online) Green & Pure Organic Beauty (online) Harlow & Co (online) Holt Renfrew (online + stores) Lilou Organics (online) Murale (store only a few) Nail Polish Canada (online) Nordstrom (stores + ships free from counters / online ships from US) Nuciya (online) Obsessedcanada (online) (division of NPC) Orabel.ca (online) Petal and Post (online) Sask (stores / online ships free from US) Scarlet & Julia (online) SDM/Beauty Boutique (online + stores) Sephora (online + stores) Socialite Beauty (online) Terra 20 (online + store Ottawa) The Bay (online + stores) The Detox Market (online + store Toronto) The Green Jungle Beauty Shop (online) Well.ca (online) Chapters (online)Clementine Fields (online)Deciem (online + TO stores)Devu Cosmetics (online)ecodivabeauty.CA (online)eskincarestore (online)Etiket (online + MTL store)Fresh Faced (online)ftbbeauty.ca (online)Green & Pure Organic Beauty (online)Harlow & Co (online)Holt Renfrew (online + stores)Lilou Organics (online)Murale (store only a few)Nail Polish Canada (online)Nordstrom (stores + ships free from counters / online ships from US)Nuciya (online)Obsessedcanada (online) (division of NPC)Orabel.ca (online)Petal and Post (online)Sask (stores / online ships free from US)Scarlet & Julia (online)SDM/Beauty Boutique (online + stores)Sephora (online + stores)Socialite Beauty (online)Terra 20 (online + store Ottawa)The Bay (online + stores)The Detox Market (online + store Toronto)The Green Jungle Beauty Shop (online)Well.ca (online)   Brands that ship to Canada Spoiler (Highlight to read) ABH (US) Bare Foot Venus (CA) Bare Minerals (US) Belief (belifcanada(dot)com) Bobbi Brown (CA) Charlotte Tilbury Colourpop (US) Cover Fx (CA) Illamasqua (expensive) Jo Malone (CA) Jouer (US) Lancome Lit Cosmetics (ships from Canada uses US currency) MAC (CA) Makeup Geek (US) Melt Cosmetics (US) NARS Natasha Denona NYX OCC Makeup (US) Pat McGrath Labs (US) Sugarpill (US) Suva Beauty (ships from Canada uses US currency) Tacha (US) Tarte (CA) Too Faced (US) Urban Decay (US) YSL ABH (US)Bare Foot Venus (CA)Bare Minerals (US)Belief (belifcanada(dot)com)Bobbi Brown (CA)Charlotte TilburyColourpop (US)Cover Fx (CA)Illamasqua (expensive)Jo Malone (CA)Jouer (US)LancomeLit Cosmetics (ships from Canada uses US currency)MAC (CA)Makeup Geek (US)Melt Cosmetics (US)NARSNatasha DenonaNYXOCC Makeup (US)Pat McGrath Labs (US)Sugarpill (US)Suva Beauty (ships from Canada uses US currency)Tacha (US)Tarte (CA)Too Faced (US)Urban Decay (US)YSL   Online retailers that ship to Canada Spoiler (Highlight to read) Beauty Bay Beautylish Cultbeauty.co.uk Frends Beauty Lookfantastic Muse Beauty Pro Naimies Tambeauty Beauty BayBeautylishCultbeauty.co.ukFrends BeautyLookfantasticMuse Beauty ProNaimiesTambeauty   Other retailers that ship to Canada (high shipping) Spoiler (Highlight to read) Barney's Harrods Neiman Marcus Selfridges SpaceNK UK (Ship £5. Free over £100) Barney'sHarrodsNeiman MarcusSelfridgesSpaceNK UK (Ship £5. Free over £100)   ~ Updated February 17th 2017 ~
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Lately I have been going over my purchases and I noticed a tiny trend - I am obsessed with some things more than others.   So what are your 5 things/products that you are obsessed with lately (it could be anything - from food to clothing to makeup, etc)?   Mine are: - Skin care (Algenist, face masks, and serums) - Purses (bought 4 purses in one year, and continuing to look .. smh) - Starbucks (holiday drinks) - NARS creamy concealer - Bite Beauty
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Hi! I haven't seen a current thread about CP and was wondering if there were any fans here! I know its not High End, but the quality is great and I love my growing collection and would love to see anyone elses  
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I know there are several older threads for this already but I think its time to start a fresh one.  So come on ladies...I hope you will all post your new vanity pictures with me!      
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      What kind of music do you prefer on a rainy day?                
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Was asked to post an updated thread. Let's continue the fun shall we?   What are you wearing today?   1. nars sheer glow foundation, mont blanc 2. perricone md no bronzer bronzer 3. urban decay eyeshadow primer potion, original 4. too faced chocolate bar palette 5. benefit theyre real mascara 6. rimmel london stay matte powder, natural 7. benefit dallas 8. nars blush, sin 9. buxom full on lipstick, las vegas
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Hello there, ladies and gents!   Keeping in line with all the fun and interactive threads asking about your most recent halls, items you have your eyes on, what you're currently wearing, what's your hair routine, and more, I've decide to branch out and ask:   "What's on your plate?"   The beauty world doesn't just stop at skin care and cosmetics, it also goes hand in hand with your overall health and well-being, so with that, I'm curious to see what we're all chowing down and snacking on be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or inbetween!   For those with apps that help count calories or to those who just want to keep a log, here's a place to share, possibly find and share some recipes, and even tips on maintaining a balanced diet.   Don't just share food items, but even drinks! I'm a huge fan of tea and at least have a cup of green tea a day (anti-oxidants) and drink plenty of water.   For lunch today, I had:   -Brown rice -Steamed egg -Steamed red snapper with green onion, sesame oil, and black pepper -Gai lan (it's a type of Chinese vegetable/greens)   Now, tell me, Beauty Talk world, what do you have?
Beauty Confessions
Hey guys!    I don't post on here often, but wanted to share what happened to me today.    I went to Macy's to return the Too Faced white chocolate chip palette today (was not impressed!) with the receipt and return sticker accompanying me. An employee working the Impulse area informed me that Macy's will no longer be accepting returns on opened beauty products because it costed them too much. She still let me return the palette, though, just for this time.    Wondering; has anyone else encountered this new policy yet?!? I will definitely not be purchasing makeup or skincare from Macy's anymore, I have sensitive skin and am quite picky about my products, especially when they can be purchased elsewhere and returned if I'm dissatisfied. 
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Off-Topic
Come and let everyone know if you've done a trade with someone or they've been an awesome TSB contributor! Let's give kudos to our BT BFFs!    So a post could be one persons feedback on another, how a trade went, did they ship quickly, etc. and others could reply if they dealt with the same person and how their trade went.
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Beauty Confessions
Thought it be fun to have a newer version of this.   So what brands do you wish Sephora carried???  Here are some of mine... I might be forgetting some too   Les Merveilleuse Laduree Anna Sui Jill Stuart Jo Malone (rumor it's coming) Diptyque The Body Deli May Lindstrom Odacite Inglot  
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Hauls
Hey gift bag haulers-I know you are out there! If you are like me and feel compelled to purchase every department store and boutique gift bag event, this is the place to share your info, pictures, decisions, reviews and more. I just went for the Bergdorf Goodman Be Beautiful bag and will post my picture down below in a little bit. There are more of these GWP bags coming up and I would love to discuss your favorites, what the gifts bags have or will contain. I even have the idea that we could possible negotiate swaps between the gift bags and potentially go in to share a bag (split the gift and $250 purchase) for example..Lots to discuss!   Dates-please post any info that you get and I will try to update   Neiman Marcus Beauty Event February 11th 2016- gift with purchase, gifts and buy in TBA   Space NK- TBA I believe it is coming up in February   Barney's Gift bag- February/March (there is already a thread for this specific event, so just mentioning it)   Let's gift it up!!!   Edit: if you got a gift bag and want to switch up, swap or stockpile your faves, head on over to this thread http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /The-Gift-Bag-Haul-Trading-Post/td-p/2559413
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Hauls
After a conversation with other BTers, I got the idea to start this thread. Basically, if you are not familiar with QVC and it's daily TSV, a TSV is (according to QVC):   "Every day, we pick one special item and offer it at an extra special value that day. It's an item we believe you'll love. And we love telling the story behind it. Today's Special Value ®. More than a daily deal. The best find of the day®."   Many time TSVs will have bundled in them incredible discounts on beauty/makeup products, especially products that haven't launched yet. They are always launched at midnight on the day of their launch and are only good for that day. Many times they will sell out before the day is up!   Here is an example of a TSV from January 14, 2017: It was $79.96 on the TSV day only; Sold separately $182 ( Please note: this is no longer available at that price! )   As a longtime QVC beauty customer, I (usually) get alerts a few days before about upcoming beauty TSVs. I would like to use this thread to  as an INFORMATION/ALERTS thread where I post upcoming beauty/makeup/skincare TSVs for the benefit of the community . I can always create a related QVC discussion thread for the community if demand suggests that we need it.
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Off-Topic
This is a thread for the new app/game Pokemon Go. Please feel free to share anything and everything about it. Who is your starter? What team do you represent? Any funny stories or places you've caught Pokemon?         I started with Squirtle, growing up playing all the Pokemon games I almost always chose the water Pokemon. And Wartortle is one of my top favorites. I just started playing and haven't left my house yet, but I've found a Meowth on my bed. I'm only level two, but when the time comes I will be representing Team Mystic, Articuno is my all time favorite legendary. 
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Beauty Confessions
a place to post about all things Sephora Favorites sets: past, present and future. Have a question, please ask.  Have a review, please post.  Have pics, please show us. These sets are one of my favorite things about shopping at Sephora. I get to try a bunch of products for a lower price and always end up finding some HG items.    Today, I got the Sephora Favorites: Beauty on the Fly. It was $42 plus ebates was at 8%.  For me, I've either been wanting to try all of these items, or have tried and really like them.    More pics and thoughts in the first post.       
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Off-Topic
I regularly contact people off the local CL to barter my unwanted GWP's for new things.. I thought I'd make a thread on my experience for anyone that was interested in knowing how it goes!   I only deal with 'straight trade', no cash changes hands.    2017.02.13 - A muse to the olfactory Spoiler (Highlight to read) 2 Giorgio Armani - Acqua Di Gio Perfumo 2 Victor & Rolf - SpiceBomb 2 Victor & Rolf - Bon Bon 2 Ralph Lauren - Polo Blue 1 Poco Rabanne - 1 Million 1 Lancome - La Vie Est Belle 1 Giorgio Armani - Armani Code All traded for: 4 8x10 Canvas 1 12x16 Canvas 1 8x16 Canvas 3 16x20 Canvas 2 Giorgio Armani - Acqua Di Gio Perfumo2 Victor & Rolf - SpiceBomb2 Victor & Rolf - Bon Bon2 Ralph Lauren - Polo Blue1 Poco Rabanne - 1 Million1 Lancome - La Vie Est Belle1 Giorgio Armani - Armani CodeAll traded for:4 8x10 Canvas1 12x16 Canvas1 8x16 Canvas3 16x20 Canvas 2017.02.05 - Fragrance lit up my life.. Spoiler (Highlight to read) 4 Victor & Rolf  - Flowerbomb 4 Thierry Muglar - Alien 6 Thierry Muglar - Angel All traded for: LED Color Changing candles Bamboo tray Decorative river rocks 4 Victor & Rolf  - Flowerbomb4 Thierry Muglar - Alien6 Thierry Muglar - AngelAll traded for:LED Color Changing candlesBamboo trayDecorative river rocks 2017.01.09 - The Scent of (two) women Spoiler (Highlight to read) Hundreds of emails later, someone finally responded!! 2 Atelier - Pomelo Paradis       2 Gucci - Bamboo 2 Armani - Si 2 Armani - Acqua di Gio Pour Homme 2 Mr Burberry 3 YSL - Black Opium 3 Hugo Boss - the Scent 5 YSL - L'Homme 1 Versace - Eros 1 Versace - Bright Crystal  All traded for: 2 Royal Dux Figurines Hundreds of emails later, someone finally responded!!2 Atelier - Pomelo Paradis      2 Gucci - Bamboo2 Armani - Si2 Armani - Acqua di Gio Pour Homme2 Mr Burberry3 YSL - Black Opium3 Hugo Boss - the Scent5 YSL - L'Homme1 Versace - Eros1 Versace - Bright Crystal All traded for:2 Royal Dux Figurines 2016.11.18 - Aliens vs. The Atomizer Spoiler (Highlight to read) 10 vials of Therry Mugler "Aliens" perfume traded for a rainbow fragrance atomizer! 10 vials of Therry Mugler "Aliens" perfume traded for a rainbow fragrance atomizer!  2016.10.22 - YSL helped my EYES Spoiler (Highlight to read) YSL Tint in Oil deluxe sample traded for a pair of 10x zoom binoculars! YSL Tint in Oil deluxe sample traded for a pair of 10x zoom binoculars!      More to come!!
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Beauty Confessions
I've been thinking about the "good old days" a lot lately and having a lot of flashbacks of things I used to love or find funny. So I thought I'd start a thread to share our favs from the past whenever the moment hits. Anything and everything welcomed!  
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Beauty Confessions
The title pretty much says it all.  What is a beauty look that you like, that you wish were more trendy?  (I know something doesn't have to be a trend in order for you to wear it, but it's nice when something you like is trendy because then companies come out with a bunch of new products for you to choose from!)   A few trends I would like to see: (1) Liquid blush.  I love the look of liquid blush, but there aren't that many options out there.   (2) Sheer lip colors.  Opaque matte lips seem to be popular right now, but I prefer the look of a tinted lip balm.   (3) More purple and blue-toned lip colors.  Mainly because those colors look good on me.   (4) Darker eye makeup.  I like the look of deepset eyes, so I'd like to see dark eye makeup become more of a trend during the daytime.  Perhaps not a full smoky eye, but at least some darker browns and grays than are typically seen in the daytime. - On second thought, smoky eyes at work would actually be a really cool trend.   (5) Tubing mascara.  I think it's great how easily tubing mascara washes off, and I like how when your eyes water, the tubes don't smudge the way normal mascara does.  But right now, tubing mascara lengthens, but doesn't do a great job of adding separation, thickness, volume, etc.  If it became a trend, I think we might see some better formulas emerge.
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Sephora Show & Tell
Huda Kattan, Founder of Huda Beauty, is heading to BeautyTalk on Wednesday, February 15th from 9-10 am PST. Huda will be chatting with us live from Dubai to answer all of your beauty questions. Ask anything from her favorite DIY beauty trick to tips on lip contouring!    Please follow this link to ask your questions:  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Li ve-Chat-with-Huda-Beauty/m-p/2694904     Please follow the link above to ask your question, if you post here Huda won't see it!