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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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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 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.  Done Sharing! Now, use these deals and haul! My favorite hauls are always from the deals we all share.   If you find something full priced that is new and awesome, share it here. -Winter-2015-Found-in-the-Wild-quot-New-quot/m-p/2 ...
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IT GIRL allwouldenvy / IT GIRL IT GIRL / replied
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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: HE-SWATCH-REQUEST-THREAD/td-p/2223212
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I love this one too! My favorite is Violette tho! 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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Ho Ho Holidays 2015!
Ok, forgive me, I know it is only June!  Is anyone else already thinking of wonderful things to come? I have visions of Limited editions, special sets and palettes dancing in my head! I can't wait to see what gift sets, gifts with purchase, and Sephora Favorites are coming our way! Black Friday deals and specials that we can't wait to get our hands on!!   Lets share some of our favorites from the past and wishes for the future, and them post pics as we get closer and start finding out what we have to get for the holidays!
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          Christmas Secret ELF is Happening Now                   We are currently Shopping!   ELF- Exchange Local Fare The ELF gift exchange promotes camaraderie within the Sephora BT community. Participants from different regions are pair up and exchange local fare gifts unique to their city and state. All BT members are welcome to join the fun!   4 NEW things for X-elf Spoiler (Highlight to read) Everyone but a few BT’ers who are participating in X-elf are veterans. Changing it up a bit to accommodate the ‘secret’ format. 1. No pairings. Secret Santa style. Communication will be by email if you choose. 2. The blind draw will be more flexible. I will only group participants by states or Canada. 3. Since this is Christmas ELF the gifting is completely open. Can gift local and non-local as well as beauty items, etc. Keep this in mind when you fill out your preference list. 4. Gift Amount $25 + Shipping + 3-5 New DS I am sure we all have a pretty large personal stash, therefore, I am recommending people add 3-5 NEW deluxe samples as an EXTRA gift. Everyone but a few BT’ers who are participating in X-elf are veterans. Changing it up a bit to accommodate the ‘secret’ format.1. No pairings. Secret Santa style. Communication will be by email if you choose.2. The blind draw will be more flexible. I will only group participants by states or Canada.3. Since this is Christmas ELF the gifting is completely open. Can gift local and non-local as well as beauty items, etc. Keep this in mind when you fill out your preference list.4. Gift Amount $25 + Shipping + 3-5 New DSI am sure we all have a pretty large personal stash, therefore, I am recommending people add 3-5 NEW deluxe samples as an EXTRA gift.   X-elf SCHEDULE   Yes, it is early to take advantage of Black Friday specials, avoid seasonal shipping delays and accommodate personal holiday schedules.   Sign Up- CLOSED  Secret ELF draw- 11/20  Shopping- 11/20-12/6 Shipping- 12/7-12/14 BT Show & Tell- 12/7-12/15   Theme: Stocking Stuffers......O' what fun!!! Spoiler (Highlight to read) The Challenge Buy, decorate or make a Stocking and stuff it with goodies from the preference list. The ChallengeBuy, decorate or make a Stocking and stuff it with goodies from the preference list.     Secret X-elf Guidelines Spoiler (Highlight to read) I listened and made X-elf secret style! I know y’all are the good bunch, but these are the guidelines for this round. Please follow the rules and nobody gets hurt! ;’) 1. Communicate by email if you have any questions about the Preference List. 2. Stay in communication and agree to ship together! 3. Due to the fact that this round takes place during the busy Holiday season, I will not be able to send a box if you don’t get one. If someone needs to drop out during the game, I will not assign a new ELF. It is too complicated with the secret format and random draw.  Play at your own risk. ***Sign-up only if you can 110% complete this round. See the X-elf Schedule!*** 4. If something does happen and you can’t complete X-elf, I highly suggest you take 10 minutes to email your Elfie a $25 Sephora gift card. Send me a PM and I will help you!  If case of an emergency: PM me, ASAP! I listened and made X-elf secret style!I know y’all are the good bunch, but these are the guidelines for this round. Please follow the rules and nobody gets hurt! ;’)1. Communicate by email if you have any questions about the Preference List.2. Stay in communication and agree to ship together!3. Due to the fact that this round takes place during the busy Holiday season, I will not be able to send a box if you don’t get one.If someone needs to drop out during the game, I will not assign a new ELF.It is too complicated with the secret format and random draw.  Play at your own risk.***Sign-up only if you can 110% complete this round. See the X-elf Schedule!***4. If something does happen and you can’t complete X-elf, I highly suggest you take 10 minutes to email your Elfie a $25 Sephora gift card. Send me a PM and I will help you! If case of an emergency: PM me, ASAP!   The kinda Blind Draw Spoiler (Highlight to read) Check out all the Cali Elfies! Check out all the Cali Elfies!   I sent out PMs with your Elfie's info on 11/21. If you did not get a PM, contact me. Thanks!     The Secret Elves!!! 1. desertdancer 2. Gwenhwyfar (Co-Host) 3. meganlisa 4. MrsLisha 5.TriesToBoClassy 6. Sprytely 7. etscore1 8. Jen143xo 9. Bea0t 10. Missey1973 11. mixe 12. darkiceis 13. spotspotcat 14. MK89 15. lipstick4soul 16. BrideSona 17. Anne322 18. Zpsid91 19. Libelllules 20. rachelhill 21. Jeff 22. Pixiedust2 -CLOSED   Important I noticed that a lot of y'all use your name for the email.  If you have a question you can do 2 things to remain anonymous.  - Post an OPEN question and hope that your Elfie replies. - Or, PM Gwenhwyfar (she has the Master List) or Desertdancer and we can ask for you!
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The bane of your morning routine.
No, not that  Bane... that's a whole 'nother thread.*   We've all got them. A rogue eyelash, an eyebrow with a mind of its own, that one spot, yeah, that one , you know what I'm talking about... That one, little, unique trait that you get to confront each day and makes you, you.   If we're lucky (or just in a really good mood), we come to love and embrace them (or at least just say 'screw it, not today!'), others can just nag on us, no matter how minuscule and even though we're likely the only ones to even realize it exists.    I've got one spot right by my lower lip that never quite stays covered and a bare spot on my left brow that I have the blessed opportunity to slay every. single. day.    How 'bout you?    * c-Week-gt-Love-Notes-Thread/m-p/1949435#M41605    
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ohhhhh my gosh this has been happening to me SO often recently, I thought I was the only one :p  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: dian-Peeps/m-p/814937#M43578   LINKS TO OTHER CANADIAN BT THREADS   What's new on the Canadian site today w-On-The-Site-Today-Canada/td-p/2164948   Promo codes for Canadians ADIAN-PROMO-CODES-LIST-1/td-p/2147005   Sephora Canada Site Product Update Thread 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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It was up there a few weeks ago, but I noticed it was OOS. It disappeared shortly after that. I wonder if they're having issues getting it restocked? see post
What do you plan to get with the December coupon (so long as we get one)?
Feeling sad that the November sales are over? I know we have BF/Cyber Monday deals to look forward too as well. But since we have to wait for the preview yet (I believe this Friday via the Sephora to Go app) I thought we could get excited about December!   Tell us below what you plan to get in December? Maybe one item you missed out this month on with the sale? Maybe a mini haul?! A regret you are still lusting over? Do tell......   =D   For myself, I maybe plan to get a Viseart palette or an Hourglass Powder (would be my first one ever) and hopefully just leave it at that. Just one of an item that I have been wanting forever and I will wait it out for December to get it! Maybe even an impulse buy, who knows...  
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I was going to restock my OH Lemon Strip Flash Peel but since they're giving away a goodie bag on their website I need to reconsider. see post
December Sale to start Dec. 2 for VIB and VIB Rouge??
Just posted to Trendmood's Instagram. It looks like it starts Dec. 2 for VIB and VIB Rouge.    $25 off $50 for Rouge $20 off $50 for VIB $15 off $50 for BI (Starts Dec. 3rd) Ends Dec. 14, one time use.    Let's try to keep it positive and stay excited for this sale. Yes, it starts the same day for VIB and VIB Rouge, and yes the dollar off difference is only $5, but Sephora is not obligated to do any of this. If you feel like it's not enough of a Rouge perk, then don't participate in the sale and take your business elsewhere. We all clearly love beauty products, and saving money on them is nice too, but the complaints take away from the fun those products are and the joy they bring us. Speaking if products, I will need to really think about what I'm picking up! I have three or four things spinning in my head...   
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Tester Horror Stories!
Okay, so I don't judge people on their make-up. I don't care if they wear blue eyeshadow or have purple lipstick, if they like it, good for them! BUT. That is because what happens on their face, doesn't affect me. As long as they are not offering me unsolicited advice or being generally mean then we can get along. BUT TESTERS.   Oh gosh. Testers are supposed to be there for anyone to use, but sometimes people don't use common sense and thus testers are ruined for everyone. So I want to know. What's your best (er, worst) tester horror story?   Whether you had a bad reaction to a tester, saw something gross happen to a tester, or something else tester-related, I am weirdly intrigued by other peoples' experiences with this. haha. Let's hear them!
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I use testers and even on my face I just make sure to sanitize them. Not things in tubes like liquid lipsticks, mascaras etc. But I do try on lipsticks. I sanitize the e... see post
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals 2015
Some information about the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are starting to pop up so I decided to start a thread just for that.   See something post it here
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Now I'm officially excited for black Friday deals! Anyone else here eyeing the Bite Beauty lipstick set? see post
By Invite- Fall/Winter TSB
++ This Box is Closed.++   Hey ladies! Let's get ready to have some fall/winter fun! The box will go out the week of October 1st.  Here are the members for this TSB and the current box order:    Mrsbaine MochaPJ (CDN) knuevekm zpsid91 Talinder GreenChilli Libellules michelleshops SuzeAlex Heartsmyface (CDN) GreenPorchLights TheSocialQuota   TSB Rules:   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. Keep 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. Before you seal and mail the box, you need a majority, including the next person in the box’s OK on the trade. 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. Take a picture of the complete contents of the box when you receive it. This will help us all keep track of what’s in the box and can help influence our own decisions for entry. the box should be moving to the next participant after 3 business days. Courtesies: Don't put in anything unsanitary! (i.e. used lipgloss,  used liquid lipstick,  used cream products, used mascara) 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 reserve 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 Sanatizing consists of spraying the item with a makeup sanitizer, or making your own with half parts 70% alcohol and water. 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!   Not allowed in the box: Pre-made samples Drugstore or lower end items  Heavily used items (except for perfume) Swatching items in the box 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. Large or bulky items unless there is interest No duplicates unless they are high end or highly sought after products Mail Tracking All participants must provide a tracking number for their shipment, posted to the thread upon receipt. At the start of the box, each participant should PM the person who will next receive the box to determine shipping details. These shipping details should be confirmed again by PM before sending out the box. When specifying shipping instructions, choose the option that optimizes both the security of the box and timely retrieval, whether that means having the box shipped to a workplace to ensure a signature, to a PO Box, etc. Each participant is responsible for notifying box the box leader, as well as the participants before and after them, should their availability or instructions change. A box participant suggested that we each include a unicorn that we may have in our collection. I think this is a good idea! Perhaps we can each tell each other a unicorn we're looking for and if we have to, we can change the order.    At the end of the box, the remaining contents, after I pick, will go to Believe in Tomorrow, a Baltimore based Charity that services families whose children are in treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital.    Let's have fun ladies!     
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HALL OF FAMER michelleshops / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
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Husbands/partners/relatives/friends//randos say the darndest things!
Husbands/partners/relatives/friends and COMPLETE RANDOS often say the darndest things about beauty and appearance, am I right?? Post your annoying and/or amusing anecdotes here! 
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Girlfriend said she would risk biting my cheeks when I wear makeup because "they're all expensive right?" haha no they aren't. see post
Living with Depression and/or Anxiety? Come on in, the door is open
I've been thinking about starting this thread for a while. Tonight while reading an unrelated thread, the topic of depression and anxiety came up once again. I wanted a safe space for others to talk about what's going on with them, how they're feeling, do they need some help? There seems to be a fair number of us here on BT that struggle with depression, I see it pop up frequently.    I personally suffer from chronic depression and anxiety disorder. I was diagnosed with depression in 2003. After a bajillion tests and convinced I had a brain tumor, I was told it was depression. I burst into tears. That was not the answer I wanted and I still didn't believe the doctor. I also had been suffering from panic attacks since around 1997-98. They were getting worse, and I had absolutely no idea what they were. I just thought I was dying, every single time. I started having them daily. Today I am ok. Through lots of trial and error, medications, therapy and hypnotherapy. And also genetic testing, which I urge anyone suffering from chronic depression to get.    I don't personally feel a stigma anymore. I'm very upfront about my condition as I don't think it's a secret to be locked away. Secrets start to haunt us and close us off from the world. If we talk about it, we normalize it. And we find ways to get better.    So feel free to tell your story here, or just part of it. Or just stop by and say hi, I need some help today. Or hey, I can't even get out of bed to brush my teeth because the world feels too heavy today. We already have a love of beauty which binds us together. Let this just be another way for us to connect and make friends. 
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Cuddles make the world go around :) 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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Agreed!!  But I feel like I have to pick one because they put one in your box anyway so I'd rather pick the one I'd like most.  Formal eyes is probably what I'll pick. 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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Omg you are so right..this is my bag collection now.  see post
Are you "trialing" a new product ? Want to talk about it ?
trying new products can be...overwhelming. do you love a product because it works ? can you tell right away if it's performing the way you want it to ? sometimes i'm so happy to finally try something and let my enthusiasm blind my  actual  impression of it (at least at first )   it takes time to come to proper conclusions ! particularly when it comes to skincare, but makeup too.   so here's a thread where we can discuss our experiences while trying a product  for a first time. it can also be a place that people can reference if they're considering a new product.   right now i'm trying a sample of the REN v-cense night cream. i've only used it for 2 nights so far, but i LOVE IT. i love it so much i'm tempted to go ahead and grab it up, but i need to make sure it doesn't break me out over time (it contains shea butter which *can* be a breakout trigger for me, but not necessarily). it smells of frankincense which i adore, but i know for some people would be a turn off.   i'm also checking out the VICHY aqualia thermal serum. i really love the CAUDALIE vinosource s.o.s. thirst quenching serum, and prefer the texture of it to the VICHY, but think the caudalie may break me out slightly (i also was probably overusing it...i was very enthusiastic). so i'm just trying to figure out which i prefer.   how about you ?   __________ post trial edit about the products above: i had to skip on the REN because the shea butter in it was too heavy for my skin. and i suppose buying something simply for the smell isn't the best use of my moola the VICHY aqualia thermal serum, however, is in my permanent arsenal. i've already repurchased once since starting this thread, and have turned a few people on to it too ! 
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It varies, but right now I'm using Philosophy Miracle Worker.  FYI I'm not implying they are similar, I just meant that La Creme didn't seem at all special to me.:) see post
Thankful For in Beauty (on topic) and Life
Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. I always feel thankful, but this time of year makes me feel even more so. What are you thankful for in beauty, life, and on BT? Do not forget to add what you're thankful for in beauty, so we're on topic.   In beauty, I am thankful for concealer. My skin has seen more breakouts and acne in 2015 than any other year in the past decade. It's been a stressful year, and my skin noticed.   In life, I am thankful for my husband and kids. My older son has been going through a lot lately and as frustrating as it is, I am glad to be here for him. I am also thankful that my chronic headaches are not cancer. I may live in pain each day, but I may have a lot more days to look forward to.   On BT, I am thankful to the community. This is the most positive community I've ever been a part of. As much as I love my Disney community, arguments ensue far more often there. I have not been back there for a while, so I am glad BT is still here. It is ever evolving and though I miss many great friends who no longer log in, I really enjoy meeting new people and corresponding with the ones I've connected so much with. Some of you are more dear to me than real life friends, so I feel like I know you.  
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I love doing a coat drive or shoe drive before the holidays. I do not buy a lot of coats, but I usually gift shoes I am done with to siblings (three of the 5 sisters hav... see post
What's on your plate?
Hello there, ladies and gents!   Keeping in line with all the fun and interactive threads asking about your most recent halls, items you have your eyes on, what you're currently wearing, what's your hair routine, and more, I've decide to branch out and ask:   "What's on your plate?"   The beauty world doesn't just stop at skin care and cosmetics, it also goes hand in hand with your overall health and well-being, so with that, I'm curious to see what we're all chowing down and snacking on be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or inbetween!   For those with apps that help count calories or to those who just want to keep a log, here's a place to share, possibly find and share some recipes, and even tips on maintaining a balanced diet.   Don't just share food items, but even drinks! I'm a huge fan of tea and at least have a cup of green tea a day (anti-oxidants) and drink plenty of water.   For lunch today, I had:   -Brown rice -Steamed egg -Steamed red snapper with green onion, sesame oil, and black pepper -Gai lan (it's a type of Chinese vegetable/greens)   Now, tell me, Beauty Talk world, what do you have?
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The plate is so festive!!! I see a face, anyone else??? :P see post
Doctor Who: Spoilers, sweetie
  Ok, so I know there's at least a few Whovians wandering around here, so I'm thinking we need a place to discuss our beloved show, rant about the writing, and fight over who's the best doctor.   So. Saturday's episode (Nov 21) -- who saw it??! I'm dying to talk about it!   EDIT: And just one little disclosure I want to add: Read this thread at your own risk! Spoilers everywhere!!!
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I agree!  It felt too abrupt to me.  :( see post
Does anyone else have this weird anxiety?? (w/ new makeup)
I have this weird anxiety with new makeup and the fear of ruining it. Mostly eye shadows, blushes, bronzes, lipsticks and fresh sugar lips. It's like I hoard makeup and once I get it I'm afraid to use it and ruin the pretttiness of the product.    I also realize I do this with other stuff like candles and and pretty stationary.    I know it's a waste and slightly borderline hoarding but I can't help but admire how pretty everything looks when its brand new and untouched. Granted it'll just be a waste of makeup if I don't start using it soon 😅
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HALL OF FAMER e4stofthesun / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
BINGO!!!! I'm glad I'm not alone. Luckily I've gotten a lot better about it! For instance, I started using some of my new products from the VIB sale 2 weeks after gettin... 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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Rainy Days
    What kind of music do you prefer on a rainy day?    
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5 Things/Products You are Obsessed with right now .
Lately I have been going over my purchases and I noticed a tiny trend - I am obsessed with some things more than others.   So what are your 5 things/products that you are obsessed with lately (it could be anything - from food to clothing to makeup, etc)?   Mine are: - Skin care (Algenist, face masks, and serums) - Purses (bought 4 purses in one year, and continuing to look .. smh) - Starbucks (holiday drinks) - NARS creamy concealer - Bite Beauty
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BEAUTY PRO natalie12 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I wish there was a tshirt with the pusheen and the ball of yarn gif.  see post
TSB | Deluxe Samples and Foils Edition
I have some deluxe samples and foils in my stash that I'm not using and would like them to go to a new home! This round will be short so that we can hopefully get everyone some new goodies before the new year!    SIGN UP IS CLOSED. PM ME IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE NEXT ROUND.   GENERAL RULES MUST be VIB with at least 100 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). Sorry Canadians, but it's too expensive to ship and with the holidays, I'm sure USPS will already have delays. This TSB is for deluxe samples, trial samples and foils ONLY. Full size products are NOT ALLOWED. 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 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. Any item that is a liquid should be placed in an individual plastic/Ziploc bag in case it leaks. the Place all items in the larger plastic/Ziploc bag according to category. MAILING RULES MUST be willing to ship everything in a First Class Large Flat Rate Box which costs $17.90 according to the USPS website. (Cheaper if you do it through PayPal - only $15.80) 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 my local women's shelter or use them to start another round - whatever the group decides. STATUS OF OUR BOX 1. blondesluv2shop - mailed 11/21 2. KirstenAnneH - received 11/23 3. JazaChai  4. TopazBeth 5. dolceloure 6. kimmy326 7. makeupobesessed  
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Back in stock holiday stuff
I get so lost in the longer threads...  Since some of the holiday stuff has gone out of stock (with indications that they will come back in stock) I figured I'd start a thread just for items that come back in stock. UD Spectrum, KVD La Vida Loca, YSL black red, Disney mirrors, D&G Sophia Loren, etc.  I'll post every few days so the thread doesn't disappear but if you see something back in stock please add it here!!!  Then, we won't all need to stock the individual items and threads.
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Temptress!  I'm going to check it out now!!!  And there is a promo code I like right now too (the two mini perfumes...I love those!!).  Thanks! see post
So long expired friends...
This week I've been going through my makeup, skincare, and hair products and throwing out anything expired. I am shocked at how fast some products expire. For example, the dior 5 color quads that I LOVE to collect have a use after open date of 6 MONTHS!!! I couldn't believe it. I have a ton of original nordstrom burberry beauty products that are also expired. I had every color of blush, and about 20 eyeshadows and 30 lipsticks from the brand that have expired. I had barely used most of them since there is so much. Most of the face masks and moisturizers I was using to treat breakouts were also expired. I've thrown out about 3 garbage bags full of makeup, skincare, lotions, you name it!    This has really opened my eyes. I am sticking to using up the stuff I have left and checking the use after opening time before buying new products. With all the smaller sample sized products we get from sephora and other outlets, I may be able to get through products before expiring.   Now that everything is cleaned up more, I find my face isn't breaking out as much and with things more organized I can actually finish these products.   This process has showed me that I am a beauty hoarder. It's time for a no buy! It's a painful process, but very necessary. Anyone else saying goodbye to expired items?    
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HALL OF FAMER preciousdreamsx / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I bought mine when it first came out and I still use it all the time- it's perfectly fine. see post
Let's bust out the Champagne, goodies and noisy string popper things for **BeautyBee92** She just passed 400 hearts and is now a HOF!!!
Been a while since I hosted a party, but let's get this heart party started!! Friday is an awesome day for a ❤ party! Plus a new HOF Party on top of that!   Congrats BeautyBee92, as I said in the 'Black Friday' thread - at this rate we're gonna be having a 4k heart party for you in no time at all!   Thanks for posting all of those goodies to tantalize us, you rock! Hope lots of people find your party here and post tantalizing goodies of their own! **cough - Sam/Jared and Dean/Jensen 💓 - cough**   *hope this posts in the right place in The Lounge. Mods, feel free to move if necessary.
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HALL OF FAMER kssweetheart / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Those cats know how to party, good one. :) see post
MOTD: Mask Of The Day!
I thought it'd be fun to create a thread where we share our 'mask faces'! I'd love to see how lovely & silly you all look with masks on It'd be great if you mention the name of the mask you are using as well!   I'll start things off!   Tonight I am using the Lush Magnaminty mask  
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omg! amazeballs!! see post