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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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  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 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. Thanks for sharing. Repeats are always welcome, so if you're unsure if something was previously posted, post it. People who may have missed it the first time could see the second posting. Don't forget to list the retailer, so everyone knows where to get your deal.   If you're posting about something on sale at Sephora, share it here: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/Sephora-Sale s-Section-Get-it-Now/m-p/2122832#M44949
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What are your beauty pet peeves?   Here are a few of mine   When there's a huge hype around an item/brand or your own hype to get something and you get it and you are just meh.   I recently got a few items that were taking FOREVER to get to my house.  Canada Post was sooo slow at processing... the items were stuck with them and the tracking wasn't moving at all.  I was so excited and couldn't wait for them to be delivered and finally the items just showed up (tracking not updated) and I was like meh... not too impressed with what I got.  I thought I'd love it but no... not really. Swatched and sitting in a drawer somewhere... awww that just kills me lol   Another one (and this is for the Canadian girls). When you see free shipping on your favorite beauty products and then notice below in very small font US ONLY. ugh   So what grinds your gears? Share your stories!!!
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May hauls!     Excited for this month for many reasons - for my birthday, the (hopefully) upcoming sunny days, Mother's day, blossoming flowers and the first time I will be (attempting) gardening!   I would love to see all your hauls both beauty and any thing you have bought or planted for the garden or even indoors    Here is my first haul of the month Spoiler (Highlight to read) TF Pipa - pretty everyday summer color TF cheek brush - finally! Waited for the month to end to grab this!  UD matte lipsticks - on sale, more on the way Jack Black lip balm (my fav - repurchase) TF Pipa - pretty everyday summer colorTF cheek brush - finally! Waited for the month to end to grab this! UD matte lipsticks - on sale, more on the wayJack Black lip balm (my fav - repurchase)  
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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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A place for the Canadian peeps to post deal, events, news and anything beauty related!   Previous thread: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/The-Cana dian-Peeps/m-p/814937#M43578   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         FYI: Sephhora now has a Canadian FB account and a Canadian IG account!   ps wanna join some fun outside BT, PM me for details
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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 ABH to launch foundation sticks Formula x Ashley Graham (available/accessible now) Jaclyn Hill eye shadow? JS to launch foundation KVD x Kandee J KVD x Too Faced KVD shade shifting eye shadows KVD Brushes KVD Serpentina Manny mua collab for lipstick MJ Blushes MUG and Nikkie Tutorials eye shadow collab? Sunday Riley Martian and UFO Tarte x grav3yardgirl Tarte and MakeupShayla are supposed to be teaming up for a Tarteist Contour Palette Too Faced PB&J will eventually get to Sephora Too Faced Peach palette will most likely be perm Too Faced x Nikkie Tutorials UD possibly coming out with matte liquid lipsticks, Moondust Palette, Meltdown Makeup Wipes, and a Perversion Eye Pen   2017 ABH to launch lipsticks and blushes Jaclyn Hill Cosmetics (2017) Too Faced Chocolate Chip palette (Spring 2017) Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Sephora Excl. (Fall 2017) Hello By Lionel Richie - Makeup by L. Richie (2017)       CURRENT FOUND IN THE WILD THREAD (links to new products for purchase at Sephora) http://community.sephora.com/t5/Ask-The-Experts/Sp ring-Summer-Found-in-the-Wild-2016-Thread/td-p/232 ...   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)   Summer 2016 Releases http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /SUMMER-2016-Releases/m-p/2289839#M166807   Fall 2016 Releases http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /FALL-2016-Releases/m-p/2383574#M183523   Holiday 2016 Releases http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /HOLIDAY-2016/m-p/2454167#M196506   BRAND THREADS Spoiler (Highlight to read) 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 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 DIPTYQUE http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Discussion-for-the-Diptyque-Crowd-please-join/td- ... 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 ... 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#M26612 INDIE BRANDS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Indie-brand s-and-other-not-so-talked-about-makeup-brands/td-p ... IT COSMETICS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/IT-Cosmetic s-Thread/td-p/2468298 KAT VON D http://community.sephora.com/t5/Products/KVD-Upcom ing-Releases-amp-General-Love-Thread/td-p/2008144 KEVYN AUCOIN http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Kevyn-Aucoi n-Thread/td-p/2437161 KIKO http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Let-s-Talk- About-Kiko/td-p/2341265 MAC http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/MAC-Love-an d-Releases-Thread/td-p/2109065 MAKE UP FOR EVER http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/The-MUFE-Ma ke-Up-For-Ever-Thread/td-p/2406781 MARC JACOBS http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Marc-Jacobs -Beauty-News-amp-Discussion/m-p/2301944#M90313 MILK http://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB-ROUGE/Is-this- an-early-April-Fool-s-joke-Milk-Makeup/td-p/235746 ... 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 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 http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/TOM-FORD-BE AUTY-Coming-Soon-To-Sephora-Discussion-amp-Product ... 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#M98529 YSL http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/YSL-Love-Up dates/td-p/2430645 BECCAhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/%EF%B8 %8FBecca-thread/td-p/2431704BIOTHERMhttp://communi ty.sephora.com/t5/Products/The-Biotherm-Thread/td- p/2439346BITEhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Lips/ Upcoming-BITE-Beauty-Releases/td-p/2025165BURBERRY http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Burberry-Be auty-Updates/td-p/1983178CHANELhttp://community.se phora.com/t5/Makeup/Chanel-Updates/td-p/1940873CHA RLOTTE 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/2156337DIPTYQUEhtt p://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions/Di scussion-for-the-Diptyque-Crowd-please-join/td-p/2 341678FARMACYhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Produ cts/New-brand-Farmacy-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/2380895#M97435GUERLAINhttp://community.seph ora.com/t5/Beauty-Insider/For-the-love-of-all-thin gs-Guerlain/td-p/2180749HOURGLASShttp://community. sephora.com/t5/Products/HOURGLASS-THREAD/m-p/24190 91#M26612INDIE 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/Products/KVD-Upco ming-Releases-amp-General-Love-Thread/td-p/2008144 KEVYN 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 1265MAChttp://community.sephora.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/2301944#M903 13MILKhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB-ROUGE/Is -this-an-early-April-Fool-s-joke-Milk-Makeup/td-p/ 2357469NARShttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/ Let-s-Talk-About-NARS/td-p/2099708NATASHA DENONAhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Natas ha-Denona/td-p/2090656PAT 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/1903440http://community.sephora.com /t5/Makeup/TOM-FORD-BEAUTY-Coming-Soon-To-Sephora- Discussion-amp-Product/td-p/2415152URBAN DECAYhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/Urban- Decay-Thread/td-p/2147187VISEARThttp://community.s ephora.com/t5/Makeup/THE-VISEART-THREAD/m-p/239621 5#M98529YSLhttp://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/ YSL-Love-Updates/td-p/2430645   ~Updated May 16th 2016~
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Everyone has at least one or two wedding stories - makeup mistakes, dress disasters, people losing their minds (at weddings or during planning) Full disclosure:  @KatieKabam 's recent experiences shamelessly inspired this thread, and she graciously signed off on letting me set it up!   So. What are your wedding disaster stories (big or small!) - did it happen to you? Did you see it happening and dodge the trainwreck?   Not directly my story but my mother has told me that if I ever get married, I need to have powder and blush on hand at all times. She was horribly sick on her wedding day and I guess didn't do much with makeup - she looks horrible (she says) in most of her photos and so apparently my wedding beauty staple is blush. (Fun story related to that: She looked so unwell going down the aisle and my grandfather thought it was nerves. He told her "just say the word" & he would send everyone home and call off the wedding... grandparents took a very long time to warm up to my father.)   One of my major stories that I have is when I was a friend of the bride (was asked to be maid of honor but declined for reasons relating to personal issues with groom/not wanting to create drama). It was a historical reenactment wedding, blah blah blah, the short version is someone had used boot black and then got it all. over. the bride's dress. It was a disaster.   I actually had come from a horse show and had baby powder (& stain removers) on hand. We covered most of the carnage but I don't know if she ever got it all out..   The second major story I have involves a missing groom (he disappeared the morning of the wedding). He called one of the bridesmaids (whom he had only met the night before!) and said "Tell K. I'm not coming. I can't do it." Which is how I end up driving all across Denver with a bridesmaid trying to shave her legs and put her makeup on in the front seat while we hunt down the groom so he can sit down and talk with the bride. Friend has since refused to buy liquid eyeliner. Ever. (They did get married. She decided she was going to divorce him during the honeymoon. Then decided not to. It'll be three years in august and they're still together?)  
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I saw the best youtube video...on anti-hauls (let me know if you want me to post it). Basically, it's things you are not going to buy (no way, not ever, absolutely) and why. So here are my anti-hauls:   1. More Natasha Denona. I got one five pan palette and really like 2 of the colors. But the packaging is cheap and the quality great to bad. I will not buy more, and I will not buy those big pans with enough bright shades to last me through 5 lifetimes.   2. Nude skincare. I'm done buying skin care or makeup just because it's on sale (maybe). I don't like that Nude uses safflower oil in their pricey face oils (a cooking oil, really?) but I do appreciate the ethos behind the brand. But I don't need skin care, even on sale.   3. The Too Faced PB&J palette. I have a 20% off code (someone please beg it off me) but I am not in love with the shades. They are - truly - ever so pretty. But once my kids got out of the toddler stage I was thrilled not to smell like food anymore.   4. Tarte's new collection. My daughter's favorite brand, so I keep on adding. But I'm adding more of the same. Tarte is gorgeous for what they make...but there is a lot of sameness.   You? What will you not be buying?  What are your anti-hauls?  Oh, and I missed my D on thread and can't seem to fix it.  Any ideas?   Videos one and two are on the last or almost last page of comments to this thread.  Kimberly Clark (youtube name so not putting in names not allowed on BT) made them.  Video 2 I'll link now:
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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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Are you riding a high from an order you placed today?? Do tell. 
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If you see something awesome in the Sephora sales section, let us know. Sometimes items sell out quickly, so they get buried in other threads. Even if I check multiple times a day (and I sometimes do), you may check at a different time and find stock on items I missed (and vice versa). It seems like stock is often updated around 9am Pacific, but that is not always a given.   If you find something on sale not listed in the sales section, please list that here as well. Share your Easter Eggs with us. Thanks!
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This Box is Closed!  There are 14 confirmed participants. Starting box contents have posted. It is on the move!   The waitlist (for possible future rounds) on this box is open to deal lovers who regularly contribute to the Deals Too Good to Pass Up Thread . I know some people are faster at sharing deals, so even those who contribute to conversations (I love reading the conversations almost as much as the deals) without posting deals are eligible. It does not matter if you're relatively new to the boards or trades (I am not looking at hearts or posting history) as long as you're active in the thread.   I'd like to consider this one a deal box. Regardless of how you came upon the deal (subscription box, kit, GWP, purchased it, etc) or what size it is (foil, deluxe, full-size, etc), it is ok as long as it is new.      Guidelines   Spoiler (Highlight to read) If you have contributed often, I will know who you are. I read all the main posts and most of the sub-posts. If I do not know who you are or you have not contributed enough, I will not hold a spot for you. My intent is to have a box where deal lovers share items they do not want with people who may have helped them score a deal at one time or another. If you have not discussed deals with others, there are a number of other boxes open right now.   Round one will be US only. If we have a round two, I will start the box in Canada as long as one of the Canadian members is willing to ship it back to US. Between Rounds, I will remove items people in the next round are not interested in (by posting and giving them three days to ask for what we keep inside) to make space in the box. I will either hold the items here until the end of all rounds and take them for donation then or take them after each round depending on what everyone prefers.    New items only unless you have a used or swatched item someone behind you is interested in. Make sure you post the possible item to the open board and wait for someone in the box to express interest before including it. I am donating to Shade Tree (a shelter for abused women and children) in Las Vegas, and they only accept new items. Please do not open or swatch anything you are not planning on taking. If you swatch it and see it is not for you, trade for it anyway. Hopefully, you can trade it with someone willing to take used items.   All new items are welcome from drugstore to high-end, because I've received all levels in kits, subscription boxes, GWP, and more. Trades should be fair. Try to swap in the same category: foil for foil, deluxe for deluxe, full-size for full-size, drugstore for drugstore, mid-range for mid-range, and high-end for high-end. Exceptions can be made for unicorns or trading a full-size item from a lower category for a deluxe. Example: if you take a deluxe mid range cream worth about $7, you can place a new, full-sized drugstore foundation worth $7-$10. They are short specifically on foundation, so I would prefer to see that whenever possible.  Only full-size items need a value placed on them when adding or removing to make sure anyone who removes them matches or exceeds their value. Deluxe samples and foils will not be valued unless the item is sold in deluxe/travel size like a Dual ended Bite Lipstick or 0.5oz GlamGlow, Exfolikate, etc. If the item is not sold in that size, trade it for a similar item.    While I do not personally like the idea of signing off on a trade, I think everyone should post their trades (with pictures and descriptions of the ins and outs), and give the other box participants 24 hours to bring any objections. If no one has any, your trade is approved and you are free to ship out. As such, members should check in once a day to have their voice heard. I think three business days with the box is fair, so I would appreciate anyone who needs longer send me and the person behind him/her a pm if s/he cannot send it by the end of the third day.   We will start with a medium USPS box, and I hope it never gets bigger than a large USPS box. You get $50 of free ins this way, so it is my preferred shipping method. If you choose not to ship through USPS, please check with the person you're shipping to first. If they are not home when the box arrives, they may want to coordinate another shipping address. Regardless of shipping method, a tracking number is required and must be shared either publicly to the thread or privately to me and the recipient.    Everyone should provide their name and address to the person in front of them and copy me on that pm, so I can have it as well.    I like the spreadsheet idea to track what is in the box, so I will probably ask everyone to add and remove their items to a Google Doc.   There is no specific buy-in per se, but I think all trades should be more valuable than what you're taking out. That way, the charity wins. Duplicates are okay (within reason). This box is going to charity, and some items may be welcome to multiple recipients. I'd rather not see 5 of the same item (unless it is foundation) or even 3 if the item is large.    If you are interested in round 2 (whether you were in round 1 or not), I can add Canadians to guaranteed spots (assuming someone is willing to ship back to the US) and Americans to waitlisted spots. If you have contributed often, I will know who you are. I read all the main posts and most of the sub-posts. If I do not know who you are or you have not contributed enough, I will not hold a spot for you. My intent is to have a box where deal lovers share items they do not want with people who may have helped them score a deal at one time or another. If you have not discussed deals with others, there are a number of other boxes open right now. Round one will be US only. If we have a round two, I will start the box in Canada as long as one of the Canadian members is willing to ship it back to US. Between Rounds, I will remove items people in the next round are not interested in (by posting and giving them three days to ask for what we keep inside) to make space in the box. I will either hold the items here until the end of all rounds and take them for donation then or take them after each round depending on what everyone prefers.  New items only unless you have a used or swatched item someone behind you is interested in. Make sure you post the possible item to the open board and wait for someone in the box to express interest before including it. I am donating to Shade Tree (a shelter for abused women and children) in Las Vegas, and they only accept new items. Please do not open or swatch anything you are not planning on taking. If you swatch it and see it is not for you, trade for it anyway. Hopefully, you can trade it with someone willing to take used items. All new items are welcome from drugstore to high-end, because I've received all levels in kits, subscription boxes, GWP, and more. Trades should be fair. Try to swap in the same category: foil for foil, deluxe for deluxe, full-size for full-size, drugstore for drugstore, mid-range for mid-range, and high-end for high-end. Exceptions can be made for unicorns or trading a full-size item from a lower category for a deluxe. Example: if you take a deluxe mid range cream worth about $7, you can place a new, full-sized drugstore foundation worth $7-$10. They are short specifically on foundation, so I would prefer to see that whenever possible. Only full-size items need a value placed on them when adding or removing to make sure anyone who removes them matches or exceeds their value. Deluxe samples and foils will not be valued unless the item is sold in deluxe/travel size like a Dual ended Bite Lipstick or 0.5oz GlamGlow, Exfolikate, etc. If the item is not sold in that size, trade it for a similar item.  While I do not personally like the idea of signing off on a trade, I think everyone should post their trades (with pictures and descriptions of the ins and outs), and give the other box participants 24 hours to bring any objections. If no one has any, your trade is approved and you are free to ship out. As such, members should check in once a day to have their voice heard. I think three business days with the box is fair, so I would appreciate anyone who needs longer send me and the person behind him/her a pm if s/he cannot send it by the end of the third day. We will start with a medium USPS box, and I hope it never gets bigger than a large USPS box. You get $50 of free ins this way, so it is my preferred shipping method. If you choose not to ship through USPS, please check with the person you're shipping to first. If they are not home when the box arrives, they may want to coordinate another shipping address. Regardless of shipping method, a tracking number is required and must be shared either publicly to the thread or privately to me and the recipient.  Everyone should provide their name and address to the person in front of them and copy me on that pm, so I can have it as well.  I like the spreadsheet idea to track what is in the box, so I will probably ask everyone to add and remove their items to a Google Doc. There is no specific buy-in per se, but I think all trades should be more valuable than what you're taking out. That way, the charity wins.Duplicates are okay (within reason). This box is going to charity, and some items may be welcome to multiple recipients. I'd rather not see 5 of the same item (unless it is foundation) or even 3 if the item is large.  If you are interested in round 2 (whether you were in round 1 or not), I can add Canadians to guaranteed spots (assuming someone is willing to ship back to the US) and Americans to waitlisted spots.     Participants   Spoiler (Highlight to read) *Number placement can be moved once we start if the dates require you to move as long as someone is able to switch with you or everyone is okay with removing you on your turn and adding you back in the next spot when you return.  Round One (US members only)  Confirmed* -(address received). Starting tracking -  9405909699937365301252 1 - laketom*  9505510842066063074582 2. - blondesluv2shop*  9405909699938282606239 3. - EvilLemons*  9505 5106 8926 6074 0422 94 4. - kateye7*  9405509699938311433784 5. - treecup*  9505 5000 2166 6088 0004 41 6. - Msena*  9505 5114 5077 6095 1672 43 7. - ElleElleG*  9505 5127 2246 6102 3030 16 8. - buggirl*  9505513482276110281778 9. - weeeeweeeeeee*  9405509699939886901586 10. - Moxiepancakes*  9505515219466117019379 11. - kelloua*  9405909699939912426180 12. - PumpkinSparkles*  9405803699300243950834 13. - nycmle* 9405803699300248351353 14. - petitesweetmom* Round Two -tenative (Only accepting Canadian requests right now but anyone can sign up for the waitlist on this round) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.     Waitlist Round Two 1. JGSFLA 2. imlostagain 3. kateye7 4. kelloua 5. buggirl *Number placement can be moved once we start if the dates require you to move as long as someone is able to switch with you or everyone is okay with removing you on your turn and adding you back in the next spot when you return. Round One (US members only) Confirmed* -(address received).Starting tracking - 94059096999373653012521 -laketom* 95055108420660630745822. -blondesluv2shop* 94059096999382826062393. -EvilLemons* 9505 5106 8926 6074 0422 944. -kateye7* 94055096999383114337845. -treecup* 9505 5000 2166 6088 0004 416. -Msena* 9505 5114 5077 6095 1672 437. -ElleElleG* 9505 5127 2246 6102 3030 168. -buggirl* 95055134822761102817789. -weeeeweeeeeee* 940550969993988690158610. -Moxiepancakes* 950551521946611701937911. -kelloua* 940590969993991242618012. -PumpkinSparkles* 940580369930024395083413. -nycmle* 940580369930024835135314. -petitesweetmom*Round Two -tenative (Only accepting Canadian requests right now but anyone can sign up for the waitlist on this round)1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.  Waitlist Round Two1. JGSFLA2. imlostagain3. kateye74. kelloua5. buggirl  
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Beauty Confessions
way way way too early but since there's already a pic for Dior Summer that has been posted guess I'll put it here.
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Off-Topic
I've been thinking about starting this thread for a while. Tonight while reading an unrelated thread, the topic of depression and anxiety came up once again. I wanted a safe space for others to talk about what's going on with them, how they're feeling, do they need some help? There seems to be a fair number of us here on BT that struggle with depression, I see it pop up frequently.    I personally suffer from chronic depression and anxiety disorder. I was diagnosed with depression in 2003. After a bajillion tests and convinced I had a brain tumor, I was told it was depression. I burst into tears. That was not the answer I wanted and I still didn't believe the doctor. I also had been suffering from panic attacks since around 1997-98. They were getting worse, and I had absolutely no idea what they were. I just thought I was dying, every single time. I started having them daily. Today I am ok. Through lots of trial and error, medications, therapy and hypnotherapy. And also genetic testing, which I urge anyone suffering from chronic depression to get.    I don't personally feel a stigma anymore. I'm very upfront about my condition as I don't think it's a secret to be locked away. Secrets start to haunt us and close us off from the world. If we talk about it, we normalize it. And we find ways to get better.    So feel free to tell your story here, or just part of it. Or just stop by and say hi, I need some help today. Or hey, I can't even get out of bed to brush my teeth because the world feels too heavy today. We already have a love of beauty which binds us together. Let this just be another way for us to connect and make friends. 
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Beauty Confessions
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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Black Whiskey hit 20,000 hearts!  Stop in and leave a heart or message for the one who always wows us with her gorgeous and artistic looks!  I know I can always count on her for some makeup inspiration and to push myself to try different applications.    Thanks BW, this heart party is for you (and Luna!)    
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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
this thread has worked hard and deserves a proper rest. please now post in  RANDOM THOUGHTS : BEAUTY PART DEUX  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /RANDOM-THOUGHTS-BEAUTY-PART-DEUX/td-p/2461692     ________________________       Ok so I've been wanting to make this thread for a while. I've also been wanting to start a "random thoughts" thread...but I figured I'd separate the categories so that at least the "beauty" one is on the front page, rather than hidden in off topic. So, have a beauty-related thought but don't think it's worth starting a thread about ? Post it here !   today I got a facial at an extraordinarily nice spa. A real treat. And the results were immediate and truly great. But guys: she pulled out a clarisonic and a foamy cleanser for that first initial cleanse, and I nearly had a heart attack. Great for a lot of people but most of you know how I feel about those things !!!!!! Overall, as I said, it was great and my skin is happy. But sheesh.   _____________   SWATCH REQUEST THREAD HERE:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/The-Swatch-Board/T HE-SWATCH-REQUEST-THREAD/td-p/2223212   (have fun wasting even more time in the...) VINTAGE BEAUTY VIDEOS THREAD !!   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /VINTAGE-BEAUTY-VIDEOS/td-p/1826210   RANDOM BEAUTY FACTS ABOUT YOU THREAD ! http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Random-Beauty-Facts-About-You/td-p/2409264
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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!!!
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Contents for the Canadian round are now posted!   Guidelines: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Trade items that are equal in value and brand quality or better. For example, Dior for Guerlain would be a good trade, as would Too Faced for Tarte. Do not trade Dior for Tarte. Do not take more than you put in. Please ensure your trade is adding value to the box. Trade full sized items for full sized items. If a full size item you’d like to add is over 8oz or is bulky, share it with the group prior to your trades to gauge interest. If someone is interested in this item, it may be included. Consider keeping the box balanced. If there are a lot of skincare items, add items from a different category if you’re able to. Do not take all of one category from the box. For example, do not take all the palettes or masks. If you’re not sure if an item is appropriate, post the item and ask the group. Do not include duplicate items unless there is specific interest. Allowed in the box:   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Mid to high end products (think brands sold at Sephora, The Bay, Nordstrom, etc). Tools/Brushes/Cases/Bags as long as they are clean Anything that is sealed (as long as it fits with the other guidelines) Skin care items in tubes & bottles. Jars only allowed if it's sealed or unopened Perfume and nail polish can be added if there is a specific interest in it only.  These items require extra padding and have a greater risk of breaking, so I'd love to keep them at a minimum. Items will be organized in bags by type. Make sure products are wrapped well so they won't leak or break & ruin everything else Keep non-beauty related items to a minimum (please do not overload the box with makeup bags, cases, etc). Packaging & Shipping Spoiler (Highlight to read) All participants must provide a tracking number for their shipment, posted to the thread upon receipt. Package things carefully (bubble wrap or tissue paper if possible) and put things in labeled Ziploc bags. Try to leave the TSB in better condition than you found it Items that are more fragile (like perfume bottles) should be bubble wrapped individually Every item needs to be inside a plastic bag/Ziploc Calculating Values: Spoiler (Highlight to read) New items : full price Clearance items : full original price unless they are long-term residents of the clearance section (i.e. OCC lip tars in original packaging) Used 1x or swatched : 90% value (original price x 0.90) Lightly used : 80% value (original price x 0.80)  This applies when an item was used more than once but at least 90% of the product is remaining. Deluxe samples : calculate based off largest size available of said product. For example, if a deluxe sample is 0.5oz, and the full size is 2 oz and worth $60, then the deluxe sample is worth $15.    These must be new, untested, unswatched. Courtesies: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Don't put in anything unsanitary! (any product that you “dunk” a wand into or you dip your fingers into (like lip gloss or mousse blush) if they’re not new and unused. These cannot be sanitized.  Same thing goes for rollerballs. Post a picture and write info of what you took and left, with their condition and value – this way members can weigh in on the trades before shipping Include close up, open photos of any items that will be sealed that you cannot see the color through. This includes lipsticks, palettes, blushes, etc. No reserving items in the box for others and don’t ask to have any items reserved for you - this is unfair to others participating Don't swatch items from the box - this is a hygienic precaution that we must take as a lot of people will be handling these items Swatched/used items must be labeled as such. All opened items must be cleaned/sanitized prior to their addition to the box Sanitizing consists of spraying the item with a makeup sanitizer, or making your own with half parts 70% alcohol and water. Try not to put in LARGE full sized items, like large bottles over 8 oz. This box becomes very full, making it is harder for the person repacking and forces them to take something they may not want or use. Exceptions can be made if someone really wants the item Must post photos of all swaps and wait for approval from the thread before sending the box to the next recipient. The box coordinator and 50% of participants should give the OK for your trade. Give the group 24 hours to review your trades and provide feedback.  Please contribute mid to high-end beauty products only. No drugstore items. If you have questions or you are unsure of an item, ask! (adapted from "TSB Best Practices For the BT Community".  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/TSB-Best-Pr actices-for-the-BT-Community/m-p/2001133#M59515) Trade items that are equal in value and brand quality or better. For example, Dior for Guerlain would be a good trade, as would Too Faced for Tarte. Do not trade Dior for Tarte.Do not take more than you put in. Please ensure your trade is adding value to the box.Trade full sized items for full sized items.If a full size item you’d like to add is over 8oz or is bulky, share it with the group prior to your trades to gauge interest. If someone is interested in this item, it may be included.Consider keeping the box balanced. If there are a lot of skincare items, add items from a different category if you’re able to.Do not take all of one category from the box. For example, do not take all the palettes or masks.If you’re not sure if an item is appropriate, post the item and ask the group.Do not include duplicate items unless there is specific interest.Allowed in the box: Mid to high end products (think brands sold at Sephora, The Bay, Nordstrom, etc).Tools/Brushes/Cases/Bags as long as they are cleanAnything that is sealed (as long as it fits with the other guidelines)Skin care items in tubes & bottles. Jars only allowed if it's sealed or unopenedPerfume and nail polish can be added if there is a specific interest in it only.  These items require extra padding and have a greater risk of breaking, so I'd love to keep them at a minimum.Items will be organized in bags by type. Make sure products are wrapped well so they won't leak or break & ruin everything elseKeep non-beauty related items to a minimum (please do not overload the box with makeup bags, cases, etc).Packaging & ShippingAll participants must provide a tracking number for their shipment, posted to the thread upon receipt.Package things carefully (bubble wrap or tissue paper if possible) and put things in labeled Ziploc bags. Try to leave the TSB in better condition than you found itItems that are more fragile (like perfume bottles) should be bubble wrapped individuallyEvery item needs to be inside a plastic bag/ZiplocCalculating Values:New items: full priceClearance items: full original price unless they are long-term residents of the clearance section (i.e. OCC lip tars in original packaging)Used 1x or swatched: 90% value (original price x 0.90)Lightly used: 80% value (original price x 0.80) This applies when an item was used more than once but at least 90% of the product is remaining.Deluxe samples: calculate based off largest size available of said product. For example, if a deluxe sample is 0.5oz, and the full size is 2 oz and worth $60, then the deluxe sample is worth $15.   These must be new, untested, unswatched.Courtesies on't put in anything unsanitary! (any product that you “dunk” a wand into or you dip your fingers into (like lip gloss or mousse blush) if they’re not new and unused. These cannot be sanitized.  Same thing goes for rollerballs.Post a picture and write info of what you took and left, with their condition and value – this way members can weigh in on the trades before shippingInclude close up, open photos of any items that will be sealed that you cannot see the color through. This includes lipsticks, palettes, blushes, etc.No reserving items in the box for others and don’t ask to have any items reserved for you - this is unfair to others participatingDon't swatch items from the box - this is a hygienic precaution that we must take as a lot of people will be handling these itemsSwatched/used items must be labeled as such.All opened items must be cleaned/sanitized prior to their addition to the boxSanitizing consists of spraying the item with a makeup sanitizer, or making your own with half parts 70% alcohol and water.Try not to put in LARGE full sized items, like large bottles over 8 oz. This box becomes very full, making it is harder for the person repacking and forces them to take something they may not want or use. Exceptions can be made if someone really wants the itemMust post photos of all swaps and wait for approval from the thread before sending the box to the next recipient. The box coordinator and 50% of participants should give the OK for your trade. Give the group 24 hours to review your trades and provide feedback. Please contribute mid to high-end beauty products only. No drugstore items. If you have questions or you are unsure of an item, ask!(adapted from "TSB Best Practices For the BT Community". http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup /TSB-Best-Practices-for-the-BT-Community/m-p/20011 33#M59515) Round 1 - US: Spoiler (Highlight to read) 1. spotspotcat: 9405503699300278478203 2. nishcakes: 9405503699300281290090 3. Sprytely:  9505512287136076412169 4. lipstick4soul:  9405803699300214463295 5. buggirl:  9505500019506088000285 6. blondesluv2shop:  9405509699938368051108 7. kethry70:  9405909699937498020686 8. weeeeweeeeeee: 9405509699937507303467 9. TriesToBoClassy: 9405909699938402782867 10. Onceuponatime45:  9405803699300236102813 1. spotspotcat: 94055036993002784782032. nishcakes: 94055036993002812900903. Sprytely: 95055122871360764121694. lipstick4soul:  94058036993002144632955. buggirl: 95055000195060880002856. blondesluv2shop: 94055096999383680511087. kethry70 :  94059096999374980206868. weeeeweeeeeee: 94055096999375073034679. TriesToBoClassy: 940590969993840278286710. Onceuponatime45:  9405803699300236102813   Round 2 - Canada : CV040734605US njattana (British Columbia): ------ dioradict (British Columbia): 0062855000672562 StyleLynn (Nova Scotia):  CX571367088CA   Starting Contents for the Canadian Round: Spoiler (Highlight to read) Aerin Kaleidolight Palette (New, 70) Anastasia Brow Powder Duo, Taupe (New, 23) Armani Fabric Sheer Blush, Daybreak (Swatched, 41.50) BioRepublic Face Mask, Pomegranate (New, 2) Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask (Deluxe) (New, 9) Bite Beauty Lip Lab, 010 Boysenberry (New, 36) Bite High Pigment Lip Pencil, Pomegranate (New, 24) Bite High Pigment Pencil, Madeira (Travel Size) (New, 13.25) Blinc Mascara Amplified (Deluxe) (New, 10.50) Boscia Purifying Black Strip (New, 2.25) Burberry Gloss, Trench Kiss #5 (New, 29) Butter London Eyeliner, Jaded Jack (New, 18) Chanel Eyeshadow Quad, Sparkling Satins (Lightly Used, 44.75) Chantecaille Bees Palette (Lightly Used, 64) Ciracle Face Mask, Jeju Volcanic (Korean) (New, 2) Dermal Face Mask, Charcoal Collagen (Korean) (New, 2) Dior Lip Maximizer (Deluxe) (New, 10) Diptyque Facial Moisturizer (Deluxe) (New, 2) Diptyque Facial Water (Deluxe) (New, 2) DJV Fiberwig Mascara (Japanese) (New, 20) Dr Brandt Oxygen Facial Mask (Used 1x, 63) Etude House Play 101 Pencil, 61 Gold (Korean) (New, 8) Guerlain Maxi Lash, Black (New, 32) Illamasqua Cream Blusher, Lies (Used 1x, 23.50) Jo Malone Body Crème, Lime Basil & Mandarin (Deluxe) (New, 6.25) Jo Malone Body Wash, Lime Basil & Mandarin (Deluxe) (New, 3.75) Jouer Lipstick, Julie (New, 24) KVD Foiled Love Lipstick, Valentine (New, 19) Lancome Cils Booster XL (New, 25.50) Laura Geller, Sunswept (New, 28) Laura Mercier Caviar Stick, Gilded Gold (Used 1x, 26) L'Occitane Comforting Oil (Lightly Used, 33.50) Lorac Pro Crème Eyeliner, Cobalt (New, 19) Lorac Pro Crème Eyeliner, Copper (New, 19) Lorac Pro Palette (New, 18) Lush Mask of Magnaminty (New, 14) Lush Shower Jelly, Santa’s Belly (New, 7) Mac LE Maleficent Lipglass, Anthurium (New, 25) Mac Viva Glam Rihanna 2 (Used 1x, 15.25) Naisture Face Mask, Caviar (Korean) (New, 2) Naisture Face Mask, Ginseng (Korean) (New, 2) Napolean Perdis Eyeliner, Gold (Used 1x, 18) Napoleon Perdis Goddess Lipstick, Gamelia (New, 25) Napoleon Perdis Goddess Lipstick, Iris (New, 25) Nars Palette, Nars Loves Los Angelos (Lightly Used, 32) NARS Sheer Lipstick, Christina (Used 1x, 23) Nars Soft Touch Shadow Pencil, Empire (New, 25) OCC Lip Tar, Yaoi (New, 9) OFRA liquid lipstick Americano (New, 20) Peripera Snow White Powder (Korean) (New, 16) Rituel de Fille Eye Soot, Seven Sisters (New, 27) Sephora Eye Mask, Honey (New, 5) Sephora Face Mask, Ginseng (New, 6) Sephora Face Mask, Rose (New, 6) Skyn Iceland Hydro Firming Cool Eye Gels (New, 3.75) Smashbox Smoke Box Palette (Swatched, 16) Stila Trust in Love Gift Set (New, 40) Tarte Slenderizer Bamboo Contour Brush (Lightly Used, 27) Tarte Sweet Indulgences Palette (Travel Size, Green cover) (New, 10) Tatcha Indigo Soothing Body Butter (Travel Size) (New, 12) Tatcha Indigo Soothing Cream (Travel Size) (New, 30) Tom Ford Lips & Boys, Eric (Lightly Used, 28) Tony Moly Face Mask Sheet, Brightening (New, 3.75) Tony Moly Face Mask Sheet, Radiance (New, 3.75) Tony Moly Face Mask Sheet, Radiance (New, 3.75) Trish McEvoy Triangle of Light Eye Mask (New, 8.50) UD BYO Palette, Moonflower (New, 18) UD Eyeshadow, Deep End (New, 19) UD Pulp Fiction Palette (New, 25) UD Single Eyeshadow, Chase (Lightly Used, 15) UD Single Eyeshadow, Chopper (Lightly Used, 15) Vanedo Face Mask, Red Ginseng (Korean) (New, 2) Wei East Cream Mask, Chestnet/Black Soy (New, 3.50) YSL Faux Cils, Rich Brown (New, 32) YSL Rouge Volupte, 1 (Lightly Used, 29.50)  Aerin Kaleidolight Palette (New, 70)Anastasia Brow Powder Duo, Taupe (New, 23)Armani Fabric Sheer Blush, Daybreak (Swatched, 41.50)BioRepublic Face Mask, Pomegranate (New, 2)Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask (Deluxe) (New, 9)Bite Beauty Lip Lab, 010 Boysenberry (New, 36)Bite High Pigment Lip Pencil, Pomegranate (New, 24)Bite High Pigment Pencil, Madeira (Travel Size) (New, 13.25)Blinc Mascara Amplified (Deluxe) (New, 10.50)Boscia Purifying Black Strip (New, 2.25)Burberry Gloss, Trench Kiss #5 (New, 29)Butter London Eyeliner, Jaded Jack (New, 18)Chanel Eyeshadow Quad, Sparkling Satins (Lightly Used, 44.75)Chantecaille Bees Palette (Lightly Used, 64)Ciracle Face Mask, Jeju Volcanic (Korean) (New, 2)Dermal Face Mask, Charcoal Collagen (Korean) (New, 2)Dior Lip Maximizer (Deluxe) (New, 10)Diptyque Facial Moisturizer (Deluxe) (New, 2)Diptyque Facial Water (Deluxe) (New, 2)DJV Fiberwig Mascara (Japanese) (New, 20)Dr Brandt Oxygen Facial Mask (Used 1x, 63)Etude House Play 101 Pencil, 61 Gold (Korean) (New, 8)Guerlain Maxi Lash, Black (New, 32)Illamasqua Cream Blusher, Lies (Used 1x, 23.50)Jo Malone Body Crème, Lime Basil & Mandarin (Deluxe) (New, 6.25)Jo Malone Body Wash, Lime Basil & Mandarin (Deluxe) (New, 3.75)Jouer Lipstick, Julie (New, 24)KVD Foiled Love Lipstick, Valentine (New, 19)Lancome Cils Booster XL (New, 25.50)Laura Geller, Sunswept (New, 28)Laura Mercier Caviar Stick, Gilded Gold (Used 1x, 26)L'Occitane Comforting Oil (Lightly Used, 33.50)Lorac Pro Crème Eyeliner, Cobalt (New, 19)Lorac Pro Crème Eyeliner, Copper (New, 19)Lorac Pro Palette (New, 18)Lush Mask of Magnaminty (New, 14)Lush Shower Jelly, Santa’s Belly (New, 7)Mac LE Maleficent Lipglass, Anthurium (New, 25)Mac Viva Glam Rihanna 2 (Used 1x, 15.25)Naisture Face Mask, Caviar (Korean) (New, 2)Naisture Face Mask, Ginseng (Korean) (New, 2)Napolean Perdis Eyeliner, Gold (Used 1x, 18)Napoleon Perdis Goddess Lipstick, Gamelia (New, 25)Napoleon Perdis Goddess Lipstick, Iris (New, 25)Nars Palette, Nars Loves Los Angelos (Lightly Used, 32)NARS Sheer Lipstick, Christina (Used 1x, 23)Nars Soft Touch Shadow Pencil, Empire (New, 25)OCC Lip Tar, Yaoi (New, 9)OFRA liquid lipstick Americano (New, 20)Peripera Snow White Powder (Korean) (New, 16)Rituel de Fille Eye Soot, Seven Sisters (New, 27)Sephora Eye Mask, Honey (New, 5)Sephora Face Mask, Ginseng (New, 6)Sephora Face Mask, Rose (New, 6)Skyn Iceland Hydro Firming Cool Eye Gels (New, 3.75)Smashbox Smoke Box Palette (Swatched, 16)Stila Trust in Love Gift Set (New, 40)Tarte Slenderizer Bamboo Contour Brush (Lightly Used, 27)Tarte Sweet Indulgences Palette (Travel Size, Green cover) (New, 10)Tatcha Indigo Soothing Body Butter (Travel Size) (New, 12)Tatcha Indigo Soothing Cream (Travel Size) (New, 30)Tom Ford Lips & Boys, Eric (Lightly Used, 28)Tony Moly Face Mask Sheet, Brightening (New, 3.75)Tony Moly Face Mask Sheet, Radiance (New, 3.75)Tony Moly Face Mask Sheet, Radiance (New, 3.75)Trish McEvoy Triangle of Light Eye Mask (New, 8.50)UD BYO Palette, Moonflower (New, 18)UD Eyeshadow, Deep End (New, 19)UD Pulp Fiction Palette (New, 25)UD Single Eyeshadow, Chase (Lightly Used, 15)UD Single Eyeshadow, Chopper (Lightly Used, 15)Vanedo Face Mask, Red Ginseng (Korean) (New, 2)Wei East Cream Mask, Chestnet/Black Soy (New, 3.50)YSL Faux Cils, Rich Brown (New, 32)YSL Rouge Volupte, 1 (Lightly Used, 29.50)  Calculating Values: Spoiler (Highlight to read) If the item was used 1x or swatched, it is worth 90% of the original value: the original price x 0.90. Items used more than once might be considered lightly used.  For this to be the case, the product must be at least 90% full.  These items are worth 80% of the original value: the original price x 0.80. Any item with less than 90% product remaining is not eligible for this box. Sale or clearance items are still considered to be worth the original retail value unless they are long term residents of the clearance section, then they are worth the clearance price (i.e. UD Vice 4 palette or OCC lips tars in the old packaging). If an item in the box has been damaged in transit, please contact me and I will reprice it according to the level of damage. And, as always, remember not to trade used items for new ones.  Thanks!   If the item was used 1x or swatched, it is worth 90% of the original value: the original price x 0.90.Items used more than once might be considered lightly used.  For this to be the case, the product must be at least 90% full.  These items are worth 80% of the original value: the original price x 0.80.Any item with less than 90% product remaining is not eligible for this box.Sale or clearance items are still considered to be worth the original retail value unless they are long term residents of the clearance section, then they are worth the clearance price (i.e. UD Vice 4 palette or OCC lips tars in the old packaging).If an item in the box has been damaged in transit, please contact me and I will reprice it according to the level of damage.And, as always, remember not to trade used items for new ones.  Thanks!   
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Whether you want to push your creativity or just utilize your collection, I hope you will join me in a rotating makeup challenge!   Each challenge lasts a full week so you can post any day that is best for you, or multiple times a week. New challenges start on Mondays.     The schedule is posted in the spoiler tag. PLEASE let me know of any ideas you have and I will add them to the list! ALSO if there is anything in my list that people do not want to do, then I will remove it.    Be as bold or subtle as you want! Make the challenge fit your daily needs. I am more of an idea-person, so I'm pretty sure some of these are going to be a struggle for me to actually do. But #whatever.    This week:  Crayola Box  OR  Send Nudes Description:  Do an all colorful look or a monochromatic nude look (do not actually send nudes pls).  BONUS Challenge: blindly reach into an actual crayon box, pull out three crayons, and use those colors.      Schedule Spoiler (Highlight to read) - All about the Mamas (May 3 - May 8) - Something new, Something old, Something blue  (May 9 - 15) - Mythical Creature Madness   (May 16 - 22) - Crayola Box OR Send Nudes  (May 13 - 29) - Sweet Treats  (May 30 - June 5) - One Brand to Rule Them All  (June 6 - 12) - Alter Egos  (June 13 - 19) - Do you like pina coladas?  (June 20 - 26) - Tradesies   (June 27 - July 3) - The Brave and The Bold aka Deal With it Canada aka Eagles 4 Life aka Independence Day More Like Every Day ( July 4 - 10) - Never Gonna Give You Up  (July 11 - 17) - YOU'RE SO ON TREND  (July 18 - 24) - Trivia Night  (July 25 - 31) - Movie Night  (Aug 1 - 7) - Pin Up or Chill Out (Aug 8 - 14) - All about the Mamas (May 3 - May 8)- Something new, Something old, Something blue (May 9 - 15)- Mythical Creature Madness  (May 16 - 22)- Crayola Box OR Send Nudes (May 13 - 29)- Sweet Treats (May 30 - June 5)- One Brand to Rule Them All (June 6 - 12)- Alter Egos (June 13 - 19)- Do you like pina coladas? (June 20 - 26)- Tradesies  (June 27 - July 3)- The Brave and The Bold aka Deal With it Canada aka Eagles 4 Life aka Independence Day More Like Every Day (July 4 - 10)- Never Gonna Give You Up (July 11 - 17)- YOU'RE SO ON TREND (July 18 - 24)- Trivia Night (July 25 - 31)- Movie Night (Aug 1 - 7)- Pin Up or Chill Out (Aug 8 - 14)  
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What is it that you can't resist buying? Makeup? Nail Polish? Skin Care? Maybe it’s a specific product like blush or lipstick, or even a specific color or brand.  What do you have plenty of yet keep buying? What are you obsessed with?   I can't resist coral or nude/beige lipsticks.  I also can't resist buying blue/green shadows... actually shadows in general are my weakness. MAC is definitely a weakness for me and now so is Viseart! I also have a weakness for silver jewelry.
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      What kind of music do you prefer on a rainy day?                
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I've been chatting with some fellow coffee addicts over in the Random Thoughts thread but I thought maybe I should make a separate thread.  So let's discuss anything/everything about coffee!   I just got the Peet's Sumatra blend in the k cups and I really like it!  Need to make a note to try their Major Dickinsons Blend since it's so popular.
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trying new products can be...overwhelming. do you love a product because it works ? can you tell right away if it's performing the way you want it to ? sometimes i'm so happy to finally try something and let my enthusiasm blind my  actual  impression of it (at least at first )   it takes time to come to proper conclusions ! particularly when it comes to skincare, but makeup too.   so here's a thread where we can discuss our experiences while trying a product  for a first time. it can also be a place that people can reference if they're considering a new product.   right now i'm trying a sample of the REN v-cense night cream. i've only used it for 2 nights so far, but i LOVE IT. i love it so much i'm tempted to go ahead and grab it up, but i need to make sure it doesn't break me out over time (it contains shea butter which *can* be a breakout trigger for me, but not necessarily). it smells of frankincense which i adore, but i know for some people would be a turn off.   i'm also checking out the VICHY aqualia thermal serum. i really love the CAUDALIE vinosource s.o.s. thirst quenching serum, and prefer the texture of it to the VICHY, but think the caudalie may break me out slightly (i also was probably overusing it...i was very enthusiastic). so i'm just trying to figure out which i prefer.   how about you ?   __________ post trial edit about the products above: i had to skip on the REN because the shea butter in it was too heavy for my skin. and i suppose buying something simply for the smell isn't the best use of my moola the VICHY aqualia thermal serum, however, is in my permanent arsenal. i've already repurchased once since starting this thread, and have turned a few people on to it too ! 
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I thought it'd be fun to create a thread where we share our 'mask faces'! I'd love to see how lovely & silly you all look with masks on It'd be great if you mention the name of the mask you are using as well!   I'll start things off!   Tonight I am using the Lush Magnaminty mask  
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We all have those items that we want to get but either by the price tag or just the product in general you aren't really sure if you should get it or not.   My current iffy product is the TOM FORD Soleil Contouring Compact. To me that is gorgeous and the whole reason i want to get it is to reduce space and because the colors are so beautiful.    So what's your iffy product or am I the only one? It can be luxury or just average but you just never brought yourself to buy it.
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I know it's early... like way early but I've seen a few items posted on different sites that have an early 2016 or spring release date.  Need a place to share this info   So let's share here whatever new product you come across
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Spoiler (Highlight to read) I have way too much stuff, so I'm starting another TSB. I've participated in many and run two TSBs, all were great experiences and I got to know people better which was fun!     This also helps support my low buy, as I get all the fun of seeing the products find new homes and new stuff to try at the end when it gets back to me.  I know a homeless outreach/shelter that I usually donate at the end, I will think about what to do this time, I haven't decided yet! I have way too much stuff, so I'm starting another TSB. I've participated in many and run two TSBs, all were great experiences and I got to know people better which was fun!   This also helps support my low buy, as I get all the fun of seeing the products find new homes and new stuff to try at the end when it gets back to me.  I know a homeless outreach/shelter that I usually donate at the end, I will think about what to do this time, I haven't decided yet! ROUND TWO (April):   Buggirl triestobeclassy laynebr JazaChai sdbeautyjunkie and Me (nicrohr)   The box has to be back to me by Friday May 6th at the absolute latest, but ideally a few days before that; I will probably have to post my trades after my trip unless it gets back to me sooner.   If there is time, we will add in (at the end):   AnneMCC Sprytely Kateye Valentine - username need to check (or these folks could be in Round 3 if we do one in summer)     LIST IS FULL!   Required spreadsheet for tracking items (update with your ins/outs):  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m_6lreTep1 zbDJ05TmTsSAMSREfs1qHHyo9Uzod2c44/edit?usp=sharing     Review of "guidelines" for ease of reference Spoiler (Highlight to read) Also, take a minute to re-read the guidelines for the next round, always a good refresher.  Remember that if you ask and someone wants something it can go in, otherwise stick to the "rules", summarizing those here since they are scattered throughout our discussion:   1.  brand parity (please put in same level or better to keep the box nice! ask if questions, questions are ok!)   2.  we're just using retail value if something is lightly used up to like 5x which means no dip at all (however, if something is well loved maybe don't put it in the box unless someone wants it, just ask -- and if so it should be discounted)   3.  please make sure you fill out the spreadsheet correctly on your turn, it's taken me a lot of work throughout to keep going back to correct itn and there are still some errors - not a huge deal but still   4. turnaround in 48 hours/2 days or less since we're on a timeline   5. No nail polish or perfume, unless you specifically ask and someone wants it shortly after you (not sure how we got so far away from this guideline on the first round - maybe it was for things people asked for but didn't take not sure!)    6. This round, if there is room and you want to donate toiletries, you can put those in for the donation as long as they aren't huge/there is space.  Otherwise no large items/body care/etc. Also, take a minute to re-read the guidelines for the next round, always a good refresher.  Remember that if you ask and someone wants something it can go in, otherwise stick to the "rules", summarizing those here since they are scattered throughout our discussion: 1.  brand parity (please put in same level or better to keep the box nice! ask if questions, questions are ok!) 2.  we're just using retail value if something is lightly used up to like 5x which means no dip at all (however, if something is well loved maybe don't put it in the box unless someone wants it, just ask -- and if so it should be discounted) 3.  please make sure you fill out the spreadsheet correctly on your turn, it's taken me a lot of work throughout to keep going back to correct itn and there are still some errors - not a huge deal but still 4. turnaround in 48 hours/2 days or less since we're on a timeline 5. No nail polish or perfume, unless you specifically ask and someone wants it shortly after you (not sure how we got so far away from this guideline on the first round - maybe it was for things people asked for but didn't take not sure!)  6. This round, if there is room and you want to donate toiletries, you can put those in for the donation as long as they aren't huge/there is space.  Otherwise no large items/body care/etc.   Higher end products are the focus (sold at Nordstrom, Barney's, NM, Sephora, etc.), other items are allowed too, esp if there is interest... see discussion below.   Spoiler (Highlight to read) Mix of brands welcome, but I hope the box will skew a little higher end than my previous boxes and will try to start it out that way.  Swatched or gently used will be included (and embraced by me, I love to give unloved products a new home and I mostly use powders, so it's not a big issue for me to sanitize).  Anything that someone soon after you wants is also OK (even if it doesn't follow the rules - if someone wants it and there is room it should be good, just ask in the thread!).  Because they can get messy/tricky and I don't use them, I'd like to technically allow but limit perfume, candles (I do love Diptyque candles!), and nail polish -- they are OK if someone after you WILL take them (post/ask in the thread), otherwise no.  No large body or hair care unless someone wants it shortly after you.   Mini sizes, deluxe will be allowed.  We will not track or focus on foils, if someone wants to give or take them they can (I don't want to take up a ton of room with them but I am OK with it!). Mix of brands welcome, but I hope the box will skew a little higher end than my previous boxes and will try to start it out that way.  Swatched or gently used will be included (and embraced by me, I love to give unloved products a new home and I mostly use powders, so it's not a big issue for me to sanitize).  Anything that someone soon after you wants is also OK (even if it doesn't follow the rules - if someone wants it and there is room it should be good, just ask in the thread!).  Because they can get messy/tricky and I don't use them, I'd like to technically allow but limit perfume, candles (I do love Diptyque candles!), and nail polish -- they are OK if someone after you WILL take them (post/ask in the thread), otherwise no.  No large body or hair care unless someone wants it shortly after you. Mini sizes, deluxe will be allowed.  We will not track or focus on foils, if someone wants to give or take them they can (I don't want to take up a ton of room with them but I am OK with it!).     See spreadsheet link for seed/box starting items!   Shipping will be $14-25 depending on box size (med or large, we will be using USPS Priority Mail with tracking ONLY), and whether you buy insurance - meh to that, I will link to previous discussion on insurance when I have a minute.  Hard to collect, esp on used products.     Two Twists: 1. I'd like to use a twist which was the idea of a previous lady in a previous box - we each include something we highly recommend in the box!   M y highly recommended product  is the Eradikate, I love sulphur products for my breakouts, and have gone through full bottles of this before - which I have gotten in a TSB! lol.   2.  Loves: Each of us will post a short intro about ourselves (one or two sentences) and then a list of products or types of things we love, that we might be looking for, or would love to see in the box (in case someone has them to share!).  I will post mine below as an example.     More Info/Guidelines/Tips/Links & How to use our Spreadsheet: Spoiler (Highlight to read)   Yes!  I haven't forgotten this .   I am setting up the spreadsheet still today on my day off, but here are some overall directions:   Go to this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m_6lreTep1 zbDJ05TmTsSAMSREfs1qHHyo9Uzod2c44/edit?usp=sharing   (You can take a look now!)   In short, when you get the box, you'll be able to add your IN items to the bottom of the list (with values), and mark your name next to the items you took out.     The part where you list your items is PURPLE.   The part where you put your name next to the items you took is BLUE.   There will also be a separate place on the right of the spreadsheet to list your total value IN and total value OUT of the box.  This section is PINK (light magenta).   That being said, in an effort to get the box out ASAP, I didn't research in depth/math very deluxe sample value - so I left some DS fields open or with ??s for people to fill in values any time, or when they take them.  I did fill in the values on all my main items. Thanks!   Here is the link to GPL's box from last year that was awesome, and if we run into questions or issues I will likely refer to this thread -- I will base this box largely off her process/rules.  (Notably, our box will not be new only, swatched and gently loved welcome.)   http://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB/NEW-Items-TSB/ m-p/1881761/highlight/true#M47650   and if you are new to TSBs especially, here are some general good practices (thanks again to these ladies for posting them):   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/TSB-Best-Pr actices-for-the-BT-Community/m-p/2001133/highlight ...   (Some of these I am not as picky on, I don't care if an item was tried 1x or 4x for example, but if it's well loved that should be noted (i.e. a dip, etc.). We will use retail value for our items that are swatched or lightly used, to avoid math as much as possible - but if there is more usage we can mark things down 15-20% or more.  Feel free to ask/post pics if in doubt.  Yes!  I haven't forgotten this . I am setting up the spreadsheet still today on my day off, but here are some overall directions: Go to this link:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m_6lr eTep1zbDJ05TmTsSAMSREfs1qHHyo9Uzod2c44/edit?usp=sh aring (You can take a look now!) In short, when you get the box, you'll be able to add your IN items to the bottom of the list (with values), and mark your name next to the items you took out.   The part where you list your items is PURPLE. The part where you put your name next to the items you took is BLUE. There will also be a separate place on the right of the spreadsheet to list your total value IN and total value OUT of the box.  This section is PINK (light magenta). That being said, in an effort to get the box out ASAP, I didn't research in depth/math very deluxe sample value - so I left some DS fields open or with ??s for people to fill in values any time, or when they take them.  I did fill in the values on all my main items. Thanks!  Here is the link to GPL's box from last year that was awesome, and if we run into questions or issues I will likely refer to this thread -- I will base this box largely off her process/rules.  (Notably, our box will not be new only, swatched and gently loved welcome.) http://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB/NEW- Items-TSB/m-p/1881761/highlight/true#M47650 and if you are new to TSBs especially, here are some general good practices (thanks again to these ladies for posting them): http://community.sephora.com/t5/Makeup/TSB- Best-Practices-for-the-BT-Community/m-p/2001133/hi ghlight/true#M59515 (Some of these I am not as picky on, I don't care if an item was tried 1x or 4x for example, but if it's well loved that should be noted (i.e. a dip, etc.).We will use retail value for our items that are swatched or lightly used, to avoid math as much as possible - but if there is more usage we can mark things down 15-20% or more.  Feel free to ask/post pics if in doubt.