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Formula X Sale
I was just wondering what's going on with Formula X, almost all of their products are on sale. Is Sephora discontinuing their partnership or are they making way for all new products and nail polish colours? New packaging? I'm super curious so it's going to bug me till I find out
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Beauty Talk :)
Hey guys! I would really and truly appreciate your help! Being a sephora fan, i am currently writing about online brand communities and am investigating Beauty Talk for my final year thesis! Please take the time to answer a few questions - it takes just 1 minute You can find the link to my survey on my twitter KayleighTobin21 Thank you sooo much!!
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Should you get a cartilage piercing in both ears or just one?
I have two lobe piercings in both ears (for a total of 4). I want to get my cartilage (called a helix piercing) pierced and I see a lot of people only do one ear.  Is it not stylish if you do it one in both ears? Would it look weird if both ears had the same number and positioning of piercings? Should I just get one side? I like symmetry but I also don't want my ears/face to look stupid. 
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Canker Sores - Natures Lip Plumper
A couple of weeks ago I posted a question about The Canker Spanker and if anyone had tried it for oral canker sores. A couple of people suggested other remedies, but I ordered it anyway. Wow - if you suffer (if you get cankers, you know) do yourself a favor and order it. Worked SO fast I was thanking the Lord.   While cankers give your lips a swollen look... buy a lip plumper instead!
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I'd love to promote K-Bueaty
Hello, I have a question that maybe you could help me with. I've been into Korean skincare and cosmetics for YEARS now and all of a sudden the US is finally catching on to how amazing these products are. I have been using a 10-12 step Korean skincare routine for a long time and have recently gotten my friends on board. My question is, are there any selling or promoting opportunities available with such products ...similar to Avon, Mary Kay, etc.? I would LOVE to get my hands on a huge bulk order of Korean skincare goodies and help promote and sell the brands. I feel I'd be very successful because of my love and passion for K-beauty! Thank you for taking the time to read this. Roxanne Mori
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BEAUTY TALK :)
Hey guys! I would really appreciate your help! Being a sephora fan, i am currently writing about online brand communities and am investigating Beauty Talk for my final year thesis! Please take the time to answer a few questions - it takes just 1 minute ))))        
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Adventures in bartering...
I regularly contact people off the local CL to barter my unwanted GWP's for new things.. I thought I'd make a thread on my experience for anyone that was interested in knowing how it goes!   I only deal with 'straight trade', no cash changes hands.    2016.11.18 - Aliens vs. The Atomizer Spoiler (Highlight to read) 10 vials of Therry Mugler "Aliens" perfume traded for a rainbow fragrance atomizer! 10 vials of Therry Mugler "Aliens" perfume traded for a rainbow fragrance atomizer!  2016.10.22 - YSL helped my EYES Spoiler (Highlight to read) YSL Tint in Oil deluxe sample traded for a pair of 10x zoom binoculars! YSL Tint in Oil deluxe sample traded for a pair of 10x zoom binoculars!          More to come!!
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New Beauty Channel?!?
Hey Guys,   I'm a new beauty influencer & blogger. Please check out my channel I upload new videos twice a week.      I would appreciate the support, tell your friends!
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Cabinet for my Parlour
I am planning to have a revamp done for my parlour. I prefer the cabinets on the wall rather than the normal cabinet furniture. Would like to know more about them from those who have such cabinets in their parlours. Need help with the best custom cabinet makers and the type to go for (walk-in, custom, linen, reach-in) so that I can comfortably stack all the beauty productsand equipments avoiding cluttering. Any suggestions regarding lancaster cabinets and closets
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Sephora's support
I've never really shopped at Mac Cosmetics before, but Sephora I'm more comfortable. I want to know some differences if any at Mac Cosmetics.  If someone who has worked or shopped there, i want your personal feedback. 1. Are customers allowed to try on their products (just to test it out) even if they don't like it afterwards? 2. Do they gladly give you a take home mini sample of a product your interested in? 3. Do they accept returns for products that have been slightly used? 4. Do they have a positive attitude when helping customers with makeup needs (help nicely and be friendly if you want to have more information) ? 
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Best Beauty Deals
What are the best bang for your buck deals? Alternatively, what's the best way to get free products? Help a broke sister out please
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Driving to Ontario, Canada what's the biggest Sephora to visit
We will be driving to Ontario, Canada for my cousin's wedding. Do you guys have any  recommendation which Sephora location to visit? A large mall, with maccosmetics store? Thank you so much in advance
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Sephora Rewards Program Survey
Did anyone else take a survey about possible changes/features to the rewards program? I got the option to take it in my email along with 100 bonus points for taking it What did everyone think of it? I thought some of the options were very appealing! In particular the options for in-house beauty event, points for advice/sharing pics and info with other members(which we all already do ), and top secret products available to only you lol I thought the last one would be interesting in practice haha
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copper and cancer
Recently I happened to read an article which says that copper in water can become toxic and increase the risk of many health disorders. It dilutes the blood vessels in the skin . I need guidance in this matter because I was planning to do a big revamp for my bathroom. I wanted to get copper or brass faucets from better living. I checked for the site too but couldn't find much info in this regard. Am I too sensitive and ignore such warning?
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Event: Saks Girls Night Out!
Has anybody ever been to this event? I am going this week and I'm very excited but I am not sure what to expect! Any comments or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
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Need a good electric waterproof shaver
Okay ladies and gentlepeople,   My shaver has given up on me.  Called it quits, headed for the non hairy hills...LOL   I'm looking for a waterproof electric shaver for the bikini and underarm areas.     I'm a dark skin woman with coarse hair.  I use a regular razor for my legs BUT I have found an electric shaver works well on the other areas.   I'm looking at this as an investment BUT I don't want to spend a ton of $$$.   Anyone have any recs?  
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Kate Spade Cases
I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime cell phone and am on the hunt for a Kate Spade case that would fit that.   Anyone know of any?  
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Kate Spade Coupons
Does anybody know if there are any Kate Spade Printable Coupons?  And I already know about the signing up via email and receiving 15% off.   But I am talking about any other ones that people are aware of.
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Ofra Customer Service
Has anyone had any experience with Ofra's customer service?  I want to buy several of their liquid lipsticks, but would hate to be stuck with one that I don't like. Are they good about returns?
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Tragus Jewelry: Where to buy in Canada?
This may be my most random post. Any good websites or stores you know of that have good Tragus jewelry? Claire's bars are too long and I prefer 4mm or 6mm and something that's good quality. Spencer's etc.. Seem to have body jewelry but I haven't been impressed with Tragus jewelry and I have searched on EBay but I want to ensure that whatever I purchase is surgical Steele. Any places you trust for body jewelry? Thanks! 😀
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Ebates 8% cash back
Hey all,   Yesterday, Ebates was having a 8% cash back vs their usual 4%. But it's still going on today! Take advantage while you can!  
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Ordering from Tarte's Website in Canada
So Tarte seems to be having this new promo - LEAP DAY $10 off $50 $20 off $75 $30 off $100 Plus free CAD shipping over $25 orders! Now can someone PLEASE tell me if they've ordered from Tarte's site before and were charged duties in Canada?
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Tumblr
If you have a Tumblr blog, share it here so we can follow each other.    Here's my Tumblr : www.mint-cappuccino.tumblr.com    Let me know if you followed me with your username so I would check your blog out! 
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Let me see your makeup?! Instagram
My absolute favorite thing to do on Instagram is to scroll through makeup looks!! I would love to follow any of you who do that kind of thing! I always can use some inspiration!! I also put up pics so if you are interested my name is destinybobestiny ! Look forward to seeing all the cool looks!
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VANITY GIRL HOLLYWOOD
SO rare their makeup mirrors are on sale till feb 14th! code love 14
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Formula X The System To Go Review
**I wrote this a while back but it kept saying there was profanity so it took me a while to find the one word that was preventing this from getting posted.**   To be totally honest, I really wasn't expecting to actually LIKE Formula X, let alone develop a major crush. I thought that Formula X, being Sephora's in-house nail polish brand, would be equivalent to bad drugstore nail polish. And that I wouldn't waste money on such nonsense.   And then, courtesy of Sephora and Formula X and BeautyTalk, I received a mystery package. You guessed it, it was Formula X's The System To Go (with colour shade Alive).   I told myself I had to try it because I wanted to be on the anti-hype train. But the opposite sort of happened. For a Xmas mani, I decided on trying out The System with that VIB Rouge Formula X renewal shade from who even knows how long ago. So this review is about everything except the colour in this set.   Cleanse: I thought this could be better. The brush was way too small but perfectly sized in all the other bottles. I thought it was essentially nail polish remover. It strips the nail of oils so that your base coat sticks right onto your nails. I could use the bottle of crappy nail polish remover I have sitting around for this instead of spending 13$ on a little polish jar. For the price, I expect to have a large bottle of it. Even my favourite OPI remover costs less.   Prime: I actually really liked this. It applied very well to my nails and it dried quickly (and clear). It did a great job of prepping my nail for colour application. The colour caught on to the base really well and wasn't streaky. I'm still wearing my mani but I'm hoping my nails won't be stained when I remove it. I think I like this as much as I love my all-time favourite Essie base coat!!!   VIB Rouge renewal colour: So I haven't tried Alive, which came with my set. I went for red because I wanted to have a Xmas vibe going on. The polish applied really well and stuck right onto the base coat with no hassle. It was even pretty darn opaque with just one coat. With two, it was perfect. No streaky mess. No bubbling! Yay! I have to say I really really love the polish.   Shine: I usually have very bad experiences with top coats so I wasn't expecting much. I applied two coats just to be sure that it was indeed "fast-drying". Which it actually turned out to be so yay! I didn't wake up with smudges or blanket fluff on my nails!! It sealed in the colour quickly and dried quickly and thoroughly, which is what I need in a so-called fast drying top coat. Also, no bubbles, which is a huge plus. It didn't do any of that weird shrinking of the polish stuff when it dried. I have the perfect mani. My all-time favourite top coat is Essie's Good To Go and this is the first time that any top coat has even come close.   I did my nails around 5-6 days ago and I only have slight chipping on the very edge of the nails that isn't visible. My nails still look like I just did them, except for the little bit where my nail has grown out lol.   All in all, I quite enjoyed this set a lot more than I thought I would. For some reason, my mother and I just had this impression that Formula X would be awful and we were both so very impressed with the performance of these polishes that we might actually start buying them.   The only con is the price point. I can get polishes with the same quality for a lot less. Formula X ranges from 13-18 and I can get Essie for 8-9 and OPI for 10. I just don't think it's feasible unless they have a very unique colour that I can't find elsewhere. The high price is a turn-off for me.   As for this set, it could have been a bit cheaper but was still a decent price if you are like me and didn't want to take the full plunge into the sea of Formula X. If you have nothing to lose, get the full-size version of The System because you save a lot more $$$.
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Anyone know anything about LiveGlam.com?
I had a bad injury and can't really go to school, and was wondering if anyone knew if this is actually a useful site? Is it sufficient enough to get lets say a job at sephora? Now I am aware that you do not need to be a certified MUA to work at sephora, but will it help, and with other job opportunities as well?
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BEAUTY WHIZ liorak / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
I kind of already am self taught, but because i haven't worked for the past 4 years due to an injury, I have no work references to apply to any job. So that's the main r... see post
Merry Christmas, BT!!!!
Merry Christmas everyone!! I hope it's a great one for you!!!! 
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Boxing Day 2015 in Canada
Okay Canadians what's going on for boxing day? Any deals out there we should know of? Anything exciting? ? Post away ...hopefully there will be some great deals to post!   And since we have had Black Friday in Canada does the US get boxing day or nah?
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Korean Beauty/Skincare
I thought I'd make this thread to touch up on Korean skincare and beauty related things.  The Korean Skincare Routine is as follows (added spoilers for details) -Double Cleansing  Spoiler (Highlight to read) Oil Cleanser (first) use this time to give yourself a mini facial massage then a water based cleanser to remove the oil and the grime not taken care of the oil cleansing Oil Cleanser (first) use this time to give yourself a mini facial massagethen a water based cleanser to remove the oil and the grime not taken care of the oil cleansing Exfoliators Spoiler (Highlight to read) for mechanical exfoliators, avoid walnut and apricot ones as they can create small tears in your skin. Sugar, jojoba beads, and oatmeal are gentler on the skin. good for normal to combination skin. chemical ones can go deeper to break down dead skin cells. for mechanical exfoliators, avoid walnut and apricot ones as they can create small tears in your skin. Sugar, jojoba beads, and oatmeal are gentler on the skin. good for normal to combination skin.chemical ones can go deeper to break down dead skin cells. Facial Oils Spoiler (Highlight to read) you can use these after exfoliating or toning. these can be used if your skin is feeling too dry and flakey. not for the more oily skin types you can use these after exfoliating or toning. these can be used if your skin is feeling too dry and flakey. not for the more oily skin types Toner Spoiler (Highlight to read) can restore pH and/or hydrate and fortify the skin. they prep your skin for the other products to come after. helps your skin absorb the heavier products better. avoid alcohol or witch hazel because they can dry out your skin. (cetyl or stearyl alcohol are beneficial)   can restore pH and/or hydrate and fortify the skin. they prep your skin for the other products to come after. helps your skin absorb the heavier products better. avoid alcohol or witch hazel because they can dry out your skin. (cetyl or stearyl alcohol are beneficial)   Face Mask Spoiler (Highlight to read) Sheet masks are popular in Korea as they are usually inexpesive and fun to use. TIP: popping them in the fridge before using them for a cooling treatment when its hot or humid.  Sheet masks are popular in Korea as they are usually inexpesive and fun to use. TIP: popping them in the fridge before using them for a cooling treatment when its hot or humid.  Essence Spoiler (Highlight to read) Usually believed to be the heart of the skincare regime  usually thinner and watery than serums and ampoules but also help hydrate, brighten, reduce visibility of wrinkles, firm, and even out the skin tone. pat over entire face. Usually believed to be the heart of the skincare regime usually thinner and watery than serums and ampoules but also help hydrate, brighten, reduce visibility of wrinkles, firm, and even out the skin tone. pat over entire face. Ampoules, Serums, and Boosters Spoiler (Highlight to read) Spoiler (Highlight to read) They are typically the same thing and the difference between them are usually blurred. Generally thicker in consistency and more potent its used more as a target treatment.   They are typically the same thing and the difference between them are usually blurred. Generally thicker in consistency and more potent its used more as a target treatment.   Emulsions Spoiler (Highlight to read) an oil and water solution that is mixable. usually its a light moisturizer with droplets of oil. its so light that oily and combination skins are recommended to use it. an oil and water solution that is mixable. usually its a light moisturizer with droplets of oil. its so light that oily and combination skins are recommended to use it. Lotions  Spoiler (Highlight to read) used in between moisturizer. heavier than an emulsion and lighter than a cream. it should be suitable for every skin type used in between moisturizer. heavier than an emulsion and lighter than a cream. it should be suitable for every skin type Cream Spoiler (Highlight to read) more oil than water, richer and thicker. locks in moisture and nourishes the skin while sleeping so more suitable for night use. good for dry and aging skin types. more oil than water, richer and thicker. locks in moisture and nourishes the skin while sleeping so more suitable for night use. good for dry and aging skin types. Gel Cream Spoiler (Highlight to read) water based and lightweight. minimized clogged pores, better for oilier skin prone to breaking out and acne. absorb quickly water based and lightweight. minimized clogged pores, better for oilier skin prone to breaking out and acne. absorb quickly Sleeping Packs Spoiler (Highlight to read) usually called sleeping mask. not the cloth mask but a product used (usually in place of your night cream) at night while you sleep. gets slowly absorbs during the night while your body repairs itself. (10 pm to 4 am) usually called sleeping mask. not the cloth mask but a product used (usually in place of your night cream) at night while you sleep. gets slowly absorbs during the night while your body repairs itself. (10 pm to 4 am)   As for beauty/skincare, do any trends or products you like that you want to recommend? I like the Chosungah 22 lip tint and gloss duo. The tint is really pigmented and its a more gel consistency. 
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