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What are you wearing today?
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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HALL OF FAMER jesscheems / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The lips, eyes...everything -thumbs up- see post
Deals Too Good to Pass Up (Take 3)
  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. 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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HALL OF FAMER Randell / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Ditto. I am still debating. Luckily it's an icky morning commute for me to get there on time on a Fri. So, the "anti-morning me" will probably make the decision! ;) Satu... see post
RANDOM THOUGHTS : BEAUTY
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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HALL OF FAMER jemly / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
hi i love you all but i'm trying to retire this random thoughts thread and started a fresh one which shouldn't be so bogged down: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty... see post
Beauty Pet Peeves
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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HALL OF FAMER Paiigee / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm officially unfollowing tarte on snapchat. I thought since it's the brand's snapchat it would be updates on products, but it's more like, "Watch me apply my make up a... see post
RANDOM THOUGHTS : BEAUTY (PART DEUX)
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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BEAUTY GURU infamousp / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I bought my first juicy shaker & didn't realize it was such a nice size IRL.  But man... seeing it separate, then shaking it up makes me feel some type of way.  see post
April Hauls: Let's be thankful for all we haul
Post your April hauls here... I've been thinking a lot about all of the beautiful makeup items I own (and skincare...fragrance...).  I'm posting this a night early as April one is hours away where I am (Blackwhiskey's March haul thread  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/March-angel- s-kiss-in-spring-HAULS/td-p/2390709) But occasionally I get sentimental.  I'm half Welsh and half Polish (hence the eyes), two of the most sentimental, romantic and impractical people on earth.  And I'm really loving what I own (some courtesy of Sephora) not that my affection keeps me from placing new orders...sadly. So with the Sephora 15% upon us, and spring blooming...let's be thankful for our April hauls. I'll start with my two new "low buy" (ha) photos.  Some of the Tom Ford is courtesy of Sephora and Tom Ford Beauty. Nars Tom Ford Nars items: Blushes: Exhibit A (makes me glow) Impassioned (haven't had time to try) Lipstick Vivien Audacious Rosecliff limited The Body Glow One.  I can't describe how beautiful it is. A light, creamy and easily absorbed oil with a slight sheen that smells like Tahiti and flowers. It's stunning.  I want to bathe in it. Tom Ford Afternooner Pink Sand and Pieno Sole Cream blush Ultra Rich Lip Color Revolve around me Aphrodite Purple noon Moisturecore Scandola Carriacou Mustique
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BEAUTY GURU Geminichilde / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I was on a low-buy until March and I pretty much made up for lost time in April, ha!     Sephora *Shea Lip Mask *Minnie Mirror! (I'm so glad this didn't get bro... see post
MERRY MAY BLOSSOMS AND HAULS!!!
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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HALL OF FAMER Randell / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Those socks!! Great box!  see post
The Canadian Peeps! Deals, News, Events & Whatever!
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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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm sure it does @virgo87. I can't even imagine what it's like for them. :( see post
Anti-haul threa
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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HALL OF FAMER etscore1 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I. LOVE. IT. @Paiigee! :D see post
THE FAVORITES : APRIL 2016
i dunno about you guys but this month has been a whirlwind. this month's favorites are a few new babies and a couple rediscovered old timers. surprisingly no skincare, as i'm keeping to what i know (and harp on about all the time) and it's working out grand.   STILA stay all day liquid lipstick, baci . got this, and all my other lipsticks have been neglected. i can't stop. flattering yet subversive nude -- just a hint of purply grey keeps it on the edge. NYX microw brow pencil in black . A PROPER BLACK PENCIL FOR US BLACK HAIR GIRLS !!!! thank the heavens. very similar to ANASTASIA brow wiz, but this formula i've noticed gives a slight sheen to the brow hairs, in a good way--looks more natural that way ! thank you  @MK89  for guiding me toward this little drugstore gem ! ETAT LIBRE D'ORANGE dangerous complicity EDP . the first time i got my nose on this i thought there was nothing dangerous about it. i didn't think it was particularly unique (i still don't, frankly) or exciting about it.  but this one is a slow burn. this perfume is kinda the TLC 'creep' of perfume. just creepin on the down low and then you realize you're intoxicated and in love. (i don't think that's the point of that song. whatever.). very much want to learn more about the chinese o smanthus flower now, too. i've found that boys like it (if you care about that). NARS liquid illuminator, copacabana . i bought this last year and fell in love, only to neglect it because i thought, maybe, it broke me out. turns out it doesn't break me out (we'll blame the amount of stress i was going through when i originally tried it). which is great for me because it's everything i want in a highlighter ! NARS single eyeshadow, lhasa . i've been on a cool tones kick this month (i'm still a bit baffled by this development) and the glorious lhasa has been by my side through the ride. if anyone wants a grey eyeshadow, this is what i'd recommend. a mid-toned grey with a hint of violet and brown that aren't so literal but give lhasa an enchanting depth. pairs beautifully with NARS blondie eyeshadow in the crease.  
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HALL OF FAMER MK89 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Some favorites last month- Jo Malone Wild Bluebell, JS Androgyny and Gemini, UD Naked Loose Finishing powder (magic for my oily skin), Bite Pepper, Pixi Glow Mist, Roug... see post
Your obsessions… things you can’t resist.
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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BEAUTY GURU maskedteagal / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
Haha, me too! But this one has slightly less purple/red/shine/packaging...they're all so different, lol! see post
Rotating Makeup Challenge: Work it Weekly
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. I wanted to put this up yesterday, but I had a final this morning...   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: All about the Mamas. Description: Do a look (or use an item) that reminds you of your mother or any matriarchal figure you are close to, or respect.    Do you have any plans for mother's day weekend? Happy Mother's Day to all the BT moms! <3     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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HALL OF FAMER ExquisiteGypsy / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Aw, thank you! see post
Subscription box photo sharing
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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HALL OF FAMER laketom / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I came here to rave about sochoix's customer service and saw your post. They really are superior in the CS department!  I've had to contact them a few times and always r... see post
Winter/Spring 2016 Releases!
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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HALL OF FAMER beauty2sample / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Coming soon to Canada, too.  :) see post
Sephora Sales Section- Get it Now!
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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HALL OF FAMER laketom / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
KVD everlasting bronzer now on sale   there also a Tarte tres chic park avenue princess contour palette also on sale    sorry, don't know how to add the links  see post
The Giddy Post - Did you order something today?? (;
Are you riding a high from an order you placed today?? Do tell. 
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HALL OF FAMER starsandbucks / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I stumbled on this cream contour palette on the Forever 21 site last night. Some of the shades are definitely too orange for me but I like the lighter more tawny shades ... see post
Nicole's Wishing for Spring 2016 TSB Feb-April... AArdvark
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.  
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HALL OF FAMER Nicrohr / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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The Deals To Good to Pass Up Deal Sharers Traveling Box
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* 13. - nycmle* 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*13. -nycmle*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 Two1. JGSFLA2. imlostagain3. kateye74. kelloua5. buggirl  
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Got the box today! I just came back from work so I'll sort through the box tomorrow morning :)   Ps. Love the Frozen Duct Tape see post
Your Friendly Neighborhood TSB
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): StyleLynn (Nova Scotia): shopaholic15 (Ontario):   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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HALL OF FAMER annec322 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Darn. Cause that ended my knowledge on the subject lol see post
Deserted Island Game ~ Sephora Style
Awhile back we played this game and it is time to revive it!     QUESTION: IF YOU WERE STUCK ON A DESERTED ISLAND, WHAT FIVE MAKEUP/BEAUTY ITEMS WOULD YOU WANT BY YOUR SIDE?   Rules:  Choose five items that would be your “necessary” beauty items if you were trapped on a deserted island Necessity items don’t count. (toothpaste, deodorant, etc.) A picture of your five items only adds to the fun when posting.. Remember ~ Creativity Counts!     Here is my contribution: 1. Urbany Decay Naked2 Eyeshadow Palette 2. It Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Foundation Brush 3. Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation 4. Kat Von D Liquid Lip in Bow n Arrow 5. Sephora Black Magic Cleaning Cloth
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BEAUTY BOSS prti / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I hope you feel better soon! I enjoy seeing what other people can come up with. :) see post
Beauty Gift Bag Enthusiasts- Information, Photos and Recommendations
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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BEAUTY BUFF lalalalalalla / BEAUTY BUFF BEAUTY BUFF / replied
Not a beauty gift bag, but there is a chance for a $25 Sephora Gift Card drawing! My company is looking for participants for a beauty panel and I left a link below with... see post
COMING SOON: Products that don't have a release date
A thread to share information about upcoming products that don't have a release date yet.  Share any Beauty news!  
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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
SUMMER 2016 Releases!!!
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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HALL OF FAMER veronika23 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Pacemaker surgery
So I wanted to keep this on the down-low, I know I've only told one person, and thank you for keeping it a secret too. I didn't really want to post anything but I know you guys have been with me through thick and thin, you guys showed amazing support when I was going through Neko's death, and many other situations I've been in. Tomorrow my mom is being admitted into surgery, it's been 10 years or so since she got her pacemaker and lately she had been going to a lot of doctor's appointments but they always said she was fine, last week they told her she needed to go immediately to have I suppose a battery replacement? because it was hiccuping or something of the  sort. When my mom started voicing to me that she wasn't feeling well, that she felt her heart was going to stop, that was last year when I was still working. Aside from my depression that was one major reason why I decided to quit my job, I couldn't handle not being there for her, and I couldn't if I worked because I'd get home and just sleep and wake up at 5 am.  I know i've expressed many problems happening with my mom and how we clash A LOT, but in the end she is still my mom and I love her so so much and it scares me that she's going in tomorrow, it scares me so much. I've been reassured by my friends who used to live near me and one that still does that she'll be okay but I still have that worry. I'm trying not to make it so much that I start thinking so negative, but yeah. It's tomorrow and it hit me hard. I placed an order for Dior Dolce Vita perfume I believe, for her, that should be arriving tomorrow, but I want to save that for mother's day. I'm thinking flowers, but that seems cliche too? I don't know? Maybe a poem. I've been trying to get back to everyone's comments but sometimes unexpected events happen around my home where I can't and then I forget, but thanks for the recent comments, especially the rainbow cheek ones! 
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HALL OF FAMER TopazBeth / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
So thankful to hear everything went well. Here's to a quick recovery. <3 see post
TSB | Deluxe Samples and Foils Edition
Do you have some deluxe samples and foils that you're not using? Sign up for this TSB (Traveling Sephora Box) and get new things that you'll actually use!    GENERAL RULES MUST be VIB with at least 200 hearts or someone from a previous TSB who can vouch for you (or positive feedback on another website). Open to US residents only (except Hawaii and Alaska).  This TSB is for deluxe samples, trial samples and foils ONLY. Full size products are NOT ALLOWED. ALL ITEMS MUST BE BRAND NEW! Put in equal to or more than you what take out. Monetary values aren't needed since these are sample sizes, but do take brands into consideration, i.e. don't take out Chanel samples and replace with tarte. WHAT TO INCLUDE & NOT TO INCLUDE Spoiler (Highlight to read) Do include deluxe samples, trial samples and foils. Do NOT include used items - this includes items that have been swatched. ALL ITEMS MUST BE BRAND NEW! Do not include duplicates unless they are high end or skincare. Members are encouraged to post their ISO list in the thread and duplicates for any of those items are allowed. Do include deluxe samples, trial samples and foils.Do NOT include used items - this includes items that have been swatched. ALL ITEMS MUST BE BRAND NEW!Do not include duplicates unless they are high end or skincare. Members are encouraged to post their ISO list in the thread and duplicates for any of those items are allowed. MAILING RULES Spoiler (Highlight to read) MUST be willing to ship everything in a First Class Large Flat Rate Box which costs $18.75 according to the USPS website. (Cheaper if you do it through PayPal - only $16.35) MUST be able to ship box out within 3 days of receiving. This will help us move faster and ensure everyone receives the box before the new year. If you cannot ship within 3 days, send the organizer a PM explaining why and include an estimated ship date. Post one photo of what you take out and list the products you are removing from the box. Post a separate photo of what you are putting in the box and list the products. Foils don't need to be listed unless you want to or if you're adding a foil someone specifically requested.  Before you seal and send the box, you MUST have at least 2 people approve it - one of whom MUST be the person you are sending the box to. Tracking #s are REQUIRED and should be included in the price of the Flat Rate box. When the final box is mailed back to me I will either donate the items to a local charity or use them to start another round - whatever the group decides. MUST be willing to ship everything in a First Class Large Flat Rate Box which costs $18.75 according to the USPS website. (Cheaper if you do it through PayPal - only $16.35)MUST be able to ship box out within 3 days of receiving. This will help us move faster and ensure everyone receives the box before the new year. If you cannot ship within 3 days, send the organizer a PM explaining why and include an estimated ship date.Post one photo of what you take out and list the products you are removing from the box. Post a separate photo of what you are putting in the box and list the products. Foils don't need to be listed unless you want to or if you're adding a foil someone specifically requested. Before you seal and send the box, you MUST have at least 2 people approve it - one of whom MUST be the person you are sending the box to.Tracking #s are REQUIRED and should be included in the price of the Flat Rate box.When the final box is mailed back to me I will either donate the items to a local charity or use them to start another round - whatever the group decides.   ROUND 2 PARTICIPANTS: 1. blondesluv2shop - 9405909699938190029823 2. dolceloure -  9505513476766041100778 3. laketom -  9505510842076047068131 4. bisoubisou - 9405509699938227958869 5. Sprytely - 9505512287126057384646 6. JazaChai - 9405803699300203964352 7. buggirl -  9505500019506071000049 8. MSena -  95055114 507760751566 87 9. kariyava - 9405803699300214849235 back to blondesluv2shop   Please PM your mailing address to the person in front of you!
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HALL OF FAMER pinyo / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Will you guys be doing another round? I'm interested :) see post
Random Beauty Facts About You !
i figured this could be the weird cousin the the random thoughts thread. list anything you want and come back and reveal more things as you think of them ! i think it's a charming if not abstract way to learn things about each other........   1. i've never in my life worn bronzer   2. in high school i often wore concealer on my lips because i was convinced any red pigment in my lips brought out the redness of my acne. this makes me sad for my teen self !    3. i never regularly wore blush until about 3 months after i found BT (and at that particular time i didn't even own a single blush).    4. growing up, my mother was super supportive of me wearing makeup (and shaving my legs) when i expressed interest in doing so, and looking back i'm very grateful for this. that said....she was not usually thrilled with my makeup choices (but now she comes to me for advice !)   5. my first perfume was GUCCI rush   6. circa 2011 i only owned 3 lipsticks: all from the since discontinued REVLON matte range; it was 2 shades of red and a wine/burgundy. i also used these as my eyeshadow or a hint of cheek color or even contour (if i dared). i sometimes wish i could still be this minimal.   
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HALL OF FAMER angel7594 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Yes, and I am guilty of just buying new brushes when I don't feel like washing them.....lol see post
Rainy Days
      What kind of music do you prefer on a rainy day?            
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HALL OF FAMER jemly / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
i was so thrilled when they played this one the other night. bliss.   see post
What's your makeup bag worth?
Inspired by this video @mochapj posted in the Random Thoughts thread:     Because nobody wants to deal with the time commitment (or potential shame spiral) of pricing our collections in their entirety, this refers just to an average day's worth of products. Remember: No matter how bad it is, you're in good company.
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BEAUTY MASTER DitzCore / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
It is a very pale pink and applies rather sheer. It reminds me rose lip balms that you see everywhere, just in a cute tin. :)  see post
Summer Prep: Survival Secrets and Tips
Whether you're looking forward to it or hiding inside your sunscreen stash, it's coming . After a weird winter, then kind-of-spring, then winter again, it's almost Summertime !   Do you have any summer survival tips? What are your favorite summer products? How does your routine change in general? What are you taking on your summer vacations? Do you have any summer-specific questions/concerns? I know I do.    Like kids on summer vacation, run wild and free at our BT Beach Party. Ask or share anything!      
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HALL OF FAMER starletta8 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Not only that, but wearing your best UV-blocking sunglasses year-round is the single most important beauty tip year round. Also, periodically get the back of your eyes c... see post
Any ColourPop Fans Here?
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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HALL OF FAMER ShannonAlexis / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Will do! I will post swatches either here or in the actual swatch thread, and tag you. I think Kari is going to be a bit cooler in tone.   see post