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Beauty Confessions
I know we are all receiving emails about the Epic rewards credit so I thought I would start a thread where we could post what we are going to spend/splurge on. I haven't decided yet, but I'd love some inspiration from the BT community!
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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.
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My OCD started kicking after meganlisa suggested the creation of the Summer thread so why not have a Fall one already just to keep ourselves organized?    Here we go   Burberry and Dior Fall 2015 (Found by Rhiannon1419)   Spring Collections -  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Spring-2015-Collections/td-p/1825800 Summer Collections -  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /SUMMER-2015-COLLECTIONS/td-p/1927119
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Hauls
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.   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.   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Sephora-com/Autumn -Winter-2015-Found-in-the-Wild-quot-New-quot/m-p/2 ...
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What are your beauty pet peeves?   Here are a few of mine   When there's a huge hype around an item/brand or your own hype to get something and you get it and you are just meh.   I recently got a few items that were taking FOREVER to get to my house.  Canada Post was sooo slow at processing... the items were stuck with them and the tracking wasn't moving at all.  I was so excited and couldn't wait for them to be delivered and finally the items just showed up (tracking not updated) and I was like meh... not too impressed with what I got.  I thought I'd love it but no... not really. Swatched and sitting in a drawer somewhere... awww that just kills me lol   Another one (and this is for the Canadian girls). When you see free shipping on your favorite beauty products and then notice below in very small font US ONLY. ugh   So what grinds your gears? Share your stories!!!
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Hauls
I know it's not quite August but I'm impatient and this happens to be my birthday month!   Let the spending commence!   ETA: I am giving hearts to all messages because I want to recognize everyone for their community participation and who doesn't like hearts! I may get behind on this effort, but will catch up as I go along as my schedule permits!
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A place for the Canadian peeps to post deal, events, news and anything beauty related!   Previous thread: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/The-Cana dian-Peeps/m-p/814937#M43578   NORDSTROM VANCOUVER (SEPTEMBER 18th) WILL have the full Tom Ford line and Charlotte Tilbury line. Will ship direct to you for FREE!  I have info for 3 SA's in Ottawa (NARS, Bobbi Brown and Tom Ford) if you want their info please PM me         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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Beauty Confessions
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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Beauty Confessions
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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Beauty Confessions
Ladies, I had a horrendous awakening today. I've had a pretty stressful week back to work and my face is showing it. I left for work at 6:30 this morning with unfinished business on my chin, not toooooo front and center, but there nevertheless.  I told myself to please get to work, and attend to it there.  Well, I never did.  In addition, the air conditioning where I work isn't all that efficient, and I'm having what I thought was decent second day hair.  I didn't really check all day, but for a quick swipe in the mirror in passing in the restroom bc that's all I have time for.  I got home and did an assessment and was horrified that I would be in front of people the way I did.    This led me to wonder, how often others check themselves in the mirror?  I just don't have the time to check, but I do care.  When not at work, I am constantly checking my face/makeup/butt/unameit in the mirror, but not at work.  Ugggg.  Even when I get downtime and I jump on the Internet (ie. BT) I don't check as much as I should.   I spare you the horrifics describing what I saw in the mirror today, as I am not looking for compliments or any reassurances, I have much self-esteem which is not to say, conceited.  I don't want this to be a bashing, just wondering how much I should care at work necessarily.    I searched for this topic, didn't find any...let me know if its repetitive.    Do share!
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Beauty Confessions
Are you riding a high from an order you placed today?? Do tell. 
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We’re so excited to be introducing PLAY! by SEPHORA, our new subscription box. All of the products in the first delivery are our must-have beauty essentials. What are the products you can’t stand to go without? We want to know! Learn more about PLAY! by SEPHORA—which is launching on a limited, invitation-only basis now and will be available nation-wide in 2016—at www.sephora.com/play        
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  Who is one of the most naturally talented and adventurous BTersaround?   Yeah you know the answer .    kb was one of my first friendlies when I joined BT so has been there since the very beginning in my eyes.  She's solid, genuine and feisty!  She also has the bestest skin!  Bonus!     Oh oh and I forgot to mention that she has brought so much happiness to the Canadian BTers who so bDly wanted a TSB of their own!   Thanks for being so amazeballZ!    I hope she doesn't mind that I brought guests!  They have blue eyes and say they're related.  
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Hauls
    If you are interested in joining HALLOWEEN ELF.......10/6-10/30.......please leave a message.   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!     7/20-7/24: Sign Up! Spoiler (Highlight to read) Thank you all for joining ELF-2!  Let's make it Great!  Thank you all for joining ELF-2!  Let's make it Great!   4 Very I mportant Things To Know Before Joining Spoiler (Highlight to read) 1. 100 Hearts or 1 reference from an outstanding BT member. 2. Gift Amount- $15  Please try not to go over to keep it fair for everyone 3. Plus Shipping Who had sticker shock during ELF-1? hahahaha Not more than $12.65 if using US Priority Mail 'medium' Flat Rate Box.  $11.30 if you print your own label at home. Or, you can pay by weight. Choose wisely and don't forget to forward the tracking number. I don't know how much it cost to ship to Canada, so please ask a Canadian.  4. Fill out your BT profile.  More on this below. 1. 100 Hearts or 1 reference from an outstanding BT member.2. Gift Amount- $15 Please try not to go over to keep it fair for everyone3. Plus ShippingWho had sticker shock during ELF-1? hahahahaNot more than $12.65 if using US Priority Mail 'medium' Flat Rate Box.  $11.30 if you print your own label at home. Or, you can pay by weight. Choose wisely and don't forget to forward the tracking number. I don't know how much it cost to ship to Canada, so please ask a Canadian. 4. Fill out your BT profile. More on this below. ELF-2 Schedule 7/24- Pair Up! 7/25- 8/3- Shopping 8/4- Shipping!  Boxes must reach their  final destination No Later Than 8/21! 8/4-8/21- BT Show & Tell      Wish List Spoiler (Highlight to read) Please fill out this Wishlist.  Your ELF will choose things from your list. ABOUT ME Favorite Color LOVE Shirt Size Do NOT Send Allergies Other Rank the following categories as 1=MOST LIKED.........5=LEAST DESIRED Food (ex: list favorite foods/snacks) Drink (ex: tea, coffee, mug, etc) Personal (ex: lotion, cosmetic, jewelry, etc) Travel Souvenir (ex: shirt, hat, coin wallet, decorative local crafts, etc) Other (ex: Maybe you want a Boston Terrier or a NYC Hot Dog or Mickey ears) Please fill out this Wishlist.  Your ELF will choose things from your list.ABOUT MEFavorite ColorLOVEShirt SizeDo NOT SendAllergiesOtherRank the following categories as 1=MOST LIKED.........5=LEAST DESIREDFood (ex: list favorite foods/snacks)Drink (ex: tea, coffee, mug, etc)Personal (ex: lotion, cosmetic, jewelry, etc)Travel Souvenir (ex: shirt, hat, coin wallet, decorative local crafts, etc)Other (ex: Maybe you want a Boston Terrier or a NYC Hot Dog or Mickey ears) The ELF-2 Fun Bunch Pairs!!! 1. desertdancer ----- Jen134xo 2. Sprytely ----- mixe 3. Starrysparkle ----- kbmatthews 4. Malday----- MrsLisha 5. Libellules------etscore1 6. Spotspotcat ----- Mochapj 7. TriesToBoClassy ----- Brie514 8. enableme ----- makeitup305 9. MK89 ----- rachelhill 10. cspriverratz ----- Zpsid91 11. Jozkid ----- vegchililover78   ***So, happy to see all the great BT'ers and wonderful cities in this round.***       Blind Draw Spoiler (Highlight to read) So, it was not super fancy, but it did the trick for a blind fair draw! If there is a problem PM me immediately, so that I can try and fix the problem in a private manner.  IMPORTANT: Please stay in communication with your partner and keep on schedule, so that everyone is playing together. If you must drop-out before shipping your ELF box........PM Me! I will make sure they get a gift, so don't feel bad.  This should be fun and enjoyable for ALL! Yayyy for ELF-2!      So, it was not super fancy, but it did the trick for a blind fair draw! If there is a problem PM me immediately, so that I can try and fix the problem in a private manner. IMPORTANT lease stay in communication with your partner and keep on schedule, so that everyone is playing together. If you must drop-out before shipping your ELF box........PM Me! I will make sure they get a gift, so don't feel bad. This should be fun and enjoyable for ALL! Yayyy for ELF-2!        Spoiler (Highlight to read)  Show & Tell Spoiler (Highlight to read) Come back and post your ELF gifts! We would love to hear about the other cities and what goodies make it so great and unique!!!! Come back and post your ELF gifts! We would love to hear about the other cities and what goodies make it so great and unique!!!!    Exciting News! I am beyond happy with the positive feedback.  Excited that everyone is enjoying ELF-2 and looking forward to the next one!  I love coming to this thread and looking at all the super creative ELF boxes and reading the positive comments we share with other. ELF is a feel good thread! Fun to learn about other cities and that Coffee Crisp, ehhh?  True Superstar! Everyone did a beautiful job and all the BT Elfies are invited back to participate in Halloween and Holiday ELF!   Schedule and Sign Up Information    HALLOWEEN ELF: 10/1-10/30 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Know this: Weather is getting cooler which means CHOCOLATE, beautiful fall colors and yep, Halloween! Halloween also means costumes, spooky stories and creativity overload. Theme: Please pack your ELF boxes according to your city/state Halloween/scary Urban Legend.   Who can pack the spookiest box??? Halloween ELF Schedule: Sign Up- 8/18- 10/6 Pair Up-  10/7 Shopping- 10/8-10/18 Shipping- 10/19-10/28 BT Show & Tell- 10/19-10/30 Know this:Weather is getting cooler which means CHOCOLATE, beautiful fall colors and yep, Halloween!Halloween also means costumes, spooky stories and creativity overload.Theme lease pack your ELF boxes according to your city/state Halloween/scary Urban Legend.  Who can pack the spookiest box???Halloween ELF Schedule ign Up- 8/18- 10/6Pair Up-  10/7Shopping- 10/8-10/18Shipping- 10/19-10/28BT Show & Tell- 10/19-10/30    HALLOWEEN ELF SIGN UP LIST: Deadline 10/6 Spoiler (Highlight to read) PM me with Halloween ELF on the title line or leave message in the comment section. Thank you! 1. desertdancer 2. Jen143xo 3. spotspotcat 4. Jozkid 5. MrsLisha 6. Sprytely 7. Rachelhill 8. MK89 9. Etscore1 10. mixe 11. Brie514 12. calcutta 13. Libellules 14. SHolmes221 15. lipstick4soul 16. cspriverratz 17. TriesToBoClassy 18. Zpsid91 19. meganlisa 20. enableme 21. StephaniLynn 22. michelleshops 23. kbmatthews 24. makeitup305 25. shirleylin88 26. Grahamcrackers 27. Darkiceis 28. Beat0t 29. MarciaBrady 30. missey1973 31. TKLJ PM me with Halloween ELF on the title line or leave message in the comment section. Thank you!1. desertdancer2. Jen143xo3. spotspotcat4. Jozkid5. MrsLisha6. Sprytely7. Rachelhill8. MK899. Etscore110. mixe11. Brie51412. calcutta13. Libellules14. SHolmes22115. lipstick4soul16. cspriverratz17. TriesToBoClassy18. Zpsid9119. meganlisa20. enableme21. StephaniLynn22. michelleshops23. kbmatthews24. makeitup30525. shirleylin8826. Grahamcrackers27. Darkiceis28. Beat0t29. MarciaBrady30. missey197331. TKLJ   HOLIDAY SECRET ELF: 11/16-12/18 Spoiler (Highlight to read) Know this: Delighted to announce that Holiday Secret ELF will have a lovely Co-host by the name of, Gwenhwyfar!  Gwen loves the holiday season and is very excited to join the BT Elfies. This will be secret style, so you must PM me your Wish List and address before 11/16. Yes! We have some very cool ideas for Holiday ELF! Thinking about: Since this is a secret ELF do y'all think it should only be open to past successful (ELF-1 - Halloween) participants? I don't want to make this difficult, but I also don't want any problems. FEEDBACK????????? Just in case, 'new Elfies'  join us for Halloween ELF, if you think you might be interested in Holiday ELF. Know this elighted to announce that Holiday Secret ELF will have a lovely Co-host by the name of, Gwenhwyfar! Gwen loves the holiday season and is very excited to join the BT Elfies. This will be secret style, so you must PM me your Wish List and address before 11/16. Yes! We have some very cool ideas for Holiday ELF!Thinking about ince this is a secret ELF do y'all think it should only be open to past successful (ELF-1 - Halloween) participants? I don't want to make this difficult, but I also don't want any problems.FEEDBACK?????????Just in case, 'new Elfies'  join us for Halloween ELF, if you think you might be interested in Holiday ELF.  HOLIDAY SECRET ELF SCHEDULE Spoiler (Highlight to read) Yes, it is early to take advantage of Black Friday specials, avoid seasonal shipping delays and accommodate personal holiday schedules. Sign Up- 8/18-11/22 Pair Up- 11/23 Shopping- 11/24-12/6 Shipping- 12/7-12/16 BT Show & Tell- 12/7-12/18 Yes, it is early to take advantage of Black Friday specials, avoid seasonal shipping delays and accommodate personal holiday schedules.Sign Up- 8/18-11/22Pair Up- 11/23Shopping- 11/24-12/6Shipping- 12/7-12/16BT Show & Tell- 12/7-12/18  HOLIDAY SECRET ELF SIGN UP LIST: Deadline 11/22 Spoiler (Highlight to read) PM me with Holiday ELF on the title line if you want to join the fun!! 1. Desertdancer 2. Gwenhwyfar (Co-Host!!!) 3. Jen143xo 4. Etscore1 5. MK89 6. SHolmes221 7. lipstick4soul 8. TriesToBoClassy 9. Zpsid91 10. meganlisa 11. enableme 12. libellules 13. mixe 14. Sprytely 15. Rachelhill 16. MrsLisha 17. Starrysparkle 18. spotspotcat 19. Kbmatthews 20. Mochapj 21. Jozkid 22. MK89 23. Darkiceis 24. missey1973 PM me with Holiday ELF on the title line if you want to join the fun!!1. Desertdancer2. Gwenhwyfar (Co-Host!!!)3. Jen143xo4. Etscore15. MK896. SHolmes2217. lipstick4soul8. TriesToBoClassy9. Zpsid9110. meganlisa11. enableme12. libellules13. mixe14. Sprytely15. Rachelhill16. MrsLisha17. Starrysparkle18. spotspotcat19. Kbmatthews20. Mochapj21. Jozkid22. MK8923. Darkiceis24. missey1973  Note: Thank you for signing up motivated BT Elfies! The participant list is a work in progress. If you need to be added/deleted PM me!   ***Open to suggestions. PM Me if you have anything to share.***   Brand new threads Coming Soon! 10/1: ELF: Halloween October 2015 11/1: ELF: Holidays Nov/Dec 2015     Halloween Spooky ELF Box based on local Urban Legends or famous movies, places, people. I briefly looked up some things to give examples, but you can do your own research  and choose accordingly. 1. San Francisco-  The Ghost of Stow Lake 2. Pennsylvania- The Suscan Screamer 3. Texas- Patterson Road, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4. Louisiana- there are so many Ghost stories 5. Ohio- A Nightmare on Elm Street 6. New York- House of Wax 7. Canada- Tales From the Coffee Crisp (at least on BT! Lol)      
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Beauty Confessions
Okay, so I'm an enormous Harry Potter dork (I have a quote from Dumbledore tattooed on my back ), and I found out about these from BuzzFeed.  LASplash has a line of liquid lipsticks named after HP characters and other things (e.g. Charmed, Hermione, etc) and I think I need them all because THEY ARE HARRY POTTER LIPSTICKS.  If you wanna check them out, head to their website and look at the Smitten Liptint Mousse.    Aghhhhhh neeeeeeeddddd!  ;_;
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Off-Topic
Over the past couple of weeks, I have seen more bleeps than usual on BT. That means it is time for another game. Screenshot (excluding the poster's name) the post containing the bleep and place it here. Place your guess inside the post. People can make guesses on screenshots shared by others or post their own. Bonus points if the original poster happens upon it to tell us if our guesses are correct.    
Beauty Confessions
I just repurchased the Tarte Maracuja C-Brighter Eye Treatment and Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Vitamin C Collagen Booster. They are $38 and $48 respectively. I spend way more money on the good skincare products than on makeup. But these are my favorites, and they make my almost 48-year-old skin look great! What say you?     http://www.sephora.com/maracuja-c-brighter-eye-tre atment-P377545?skuId=1486836   http://www.sephora.com/truth-serum-vitamin-c-colla gen-booster-P42343?keyword=OLE%20HENRIKSEN%20Truth ...        
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Beauty Confessions
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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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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Off-Topic
Before I say anything- this post is going to be totally off topic and not about makeup at all!  I thought it would be nice to express our love for our pets, and maybe even pictures, too!  To start off, I used to be a dog person-- years ago.... But my whole perspective changed when a completely mellow nourished(not exaggerating!) female cat wandered in our backyard, hungry and hot. (This was in the summer of 2012) I still remember the poor kitty that was shaking as she ate a can of tuna and a bowl of milk because she was so hungry... Did I forget to mention that she was also a pregnant cat? Without a doubt I grew to love that cat, and I never thought in a million years that I would now be a cat person! But it doesn't stop there... We took that stray cat in, (after vet check up-shots- etc) and named her Olive. (People always ask me why we named her that- but she has these big beautiful eyes that look almost like olives!)  About a month later she had kittens-- 7 to be exact.. Unfortunately one of them was a runt and wasn't even fully developed- and after many attempts to feed it by hand, and through many tears, and a few days- the kitten died. The rest of the 6 kittens were so stinkin' adorable and one of the best experiences I've ever had to take care of as far as animals are concerned! They were so cute- it was so amazing to see them grow and change and learn new things.. We named them all too, even though we didn't attempt to keep all of them! (We as in my family- I still live at home with my parents and siblings)  Samuel, (male) Marty,(male), Charlie (male), Titus(male) Gracie(female), and Mabel(female.) After weeks of deciding which kittens to keep we final decided on Titus and Mabel. When the kittens were old enough to be separated from their mother, we found a great little shelter for the rest of them until they could be adopted to hopefully good homes.  After a couple of months Mabel began to ruin our house by clawing everything-- sadly we have to give her away as well, but later on we decided to get Olive(mom) and Titus(male kitten) declawed.. (We hadnt thought of declawing Mabel at that time so it wasn't an option!) Of course I know many people don't agree with declawing of animals- but if they're indoor cat like ours- and if you get it done when they are still kittens(like Titus was) then they should be fine... And yes- our cats turned out completely fine, after about a month of healing. Anyway, Olive and Titus it was; both beautiful tiger calico cats... That's not  the end of the story though. Last year we actually had 2 strays- one I will not bother telling the story of because he was suffering from terrible accidents outdoors that led him to being put down- and the other one I will quickly explain. Once again, mellow nourished, black & white tuxedo cat, a stray, wanders into our backyard, a sweet little thing. (GOSH his face is the cutest thing ever!) So lets just say that my family and I live with three cats now... Olive, Titus, and Mittens. (Mittens is such a common name for a cat with four white paws!) I love them all so so much, and they each are truly different and I love seeing each of their personalities! I have to admit that Titus is the SWEETEST cat in the entire world--- and I have to say that it is most likely because he was born in our home. He is so cute- he still meows like a kitten- and is totally overweight. (yes, my boo is on a diet- as the rest of them are, LOL!) SO- after I just blabbed my big mouth for half an hour- I want to hear YOUR story of your pets-whatever your pet may be. (And I do still like dogs- but I'm totally a crazy cat lady now!) Please feel free to share your story as well, whatever it might be- whatever means the most to you about your pet- whatever seems special to you--- I hope this post wasn't too boring, lol, and that you do enjoy it! XOXOXO PS. And as I write this post Titus is sleeping next to me. <3
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Hauls
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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Sephora Show & Tell
  As the warmer months come to a close and fall fashion is just heating up, maybe you’re considering a new nail look for the season. Check out these nail picks that are hot off the presses here at Sephora—our picks for fall tips.- Kris G.   Burberry Autumn/Winter 2015 Runway Nail Set This three-piece collection features the chicest shades right from the runway, Cadet Green, Khaki Green, and Poppy Black. Each was inspired by or used in the Burberry Autumn/Winter runway collection and features in the classic Burberry check. The formulas provide a lasting, glossy finish.   Deborah Lippmann Genie In A Bottle - Illuminating Nail Tone Perfector This color corrector for your nails contains subtle violet pigment and light reflectors, yet goes on sheer to correct yellowing of the nail. The result is unbelievably shiny, smooth nails and whiter tips. It can be applied under color or worn alone for a more natural look. It’s the perfect companion to any nail polish.   Olivia Palermo x Ciaté London Nail Collection Fashionista Olivia Palermo teamed up with Ciaté to create this line of vibrant, yet elegant shades that flatter all skin tones. Each polish features Ciaté’s Dual polymer Mesh Lock Technology to prolong wear and add a plumped nail look.   What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!
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Game time!  I've wondered how BT decides which 9 people (one is always myself) to show me are online at the moment.  I thought it would be fun (we all know the fun is in off topic) to show who our 9 are when we happen upon this post.   Of 19,091 users logged in, BT is showing me the following.  I think I know all of them, so that's neat. I did not look them up (should have), but I see sister13, Blushhoarder, Bea0t, Loving London, Sddenm, kso1225, rjmalt, zpsid91 (did look at hers since it is a general avatar), and eaidlade.   Who do you see?  The more people who play along, the neater it will be to see how long it takes to see yourself again.  Does anyone see me or any of the ladies in my list?  How many do you recognize?  Does BT actually pick people you may know or is it completely random?   You will get one entry for your first time playing along, because you appear in your list. Play as many times as you want, but you will not get additional personal entries for extra turns. Everyone else on your list will get an entry each time you play though. That way, everyone has a shot at winning other they play the game or not.     MK89 is still in the lead with 13!   Repeats so Far 19910827 x2 1mama3boys x2 221tea x4 4Ali4 x4 aaks1985 x4 anaa x3 annec322 x2 ashleynne x2 Ballerinagrl x5 Bea0t x5 beautyaddict99 x3 beautyispassion x2 bisoubisou x4 BlueeyeAli x3 brennab x3 Brie514 x2 butterblume x4 Cahlee x2 CaramelCupcake x2 CeliaV x3 Chelssss x2 chloe3036 x4 chocopudding x4 cig01 x2 coffeenow x5 cspriverratz x2 Curious Cannibal x2 dalidyli x2 darkiceis x2 ddstevens22 x3 desertdancer x6 DiVWA x4 drrragon x4 Elizabeth1972 x2 ellew2005 X2 Emmylove x5 enableme x2 ER!CAK1M x2 etscore1 x8 ExquisiteGypsy x5 Facesbyjes x5 gizeh x2 greenchili x5 greenporchlights x5 guzelkiz x3 Hackneyfl x4 hadtotryit x2 heartsmyface x8 heatherbee x7 Heatoyos1 x7 hellocoffee x2 Helvetica x6 HoneyBrownBunny x4 hookedonbeauty2 x2 hypnoticpose x3 Infinitise x6 ittybittyxme x2 jazzypurple x2 jeannie 11 x2 jemly x2 jen143xo x4 jenpred x2 jeyrosa x2 Jisub89 x6 joannimation x2 jobro1027 x4 jozkid x2 justj3n x4 k617 x5 Karma3p80 x8 KatelovesYSL x7 kbmatthews x3 Kenny x5 Knuevekm x5 kristengvan x2 Kromance x3 kso1225 x4 ladyinwhite x4 larissaladonna x2 laynebr x4 LCResz x2 leahlorraine87 x2 Loretta55 x2 Lovelykatya x3 lucyshnoosy x3 Lunality x2 lylysa x4 makeitup305 x2 Makeupinfinity x4 makeupobesessed x4 malday x6 meecheroo x7 meganlisa x2 megsny x2 Michelleshops x4 mimibel x3 misscg x2 MissHail x2 missjudycyang x 5 misspain x4 missrmessner x2 MissSpoiled x2 MK89 x13 mlinrin x3 MNSnowprincess x2 Mochapj x3 Monikay x3 mpas x2 mrsbaine x3 MrsLisha x2 mschrissie x2 NailsForLife x2 nerisai x2 newandaddicted x2 NikaBT x3 Nischcakes x2 noa1984 x3 notcreative x9 NotCrocker x2 nycmle x3 pek89 x7 pinktorridora x2 poshspice1 x2 preciousdreamsx x3 prettygirl (help me ID her) x2 prettyinpa x2 prettyplatypus x2 RandeeBt x2 rillablythe x6 Samtian x3 Sanabelle x2 sangova x4 sDdemn x5 ShannonAlexis x3 shirleylinn x3 SHolmes221 x2 shrewdle x3 simmerbait x2 sinfully x2 sirensong x2 sister13 x4 skintester x7 smigirvin x2 Sparklekai x2 spiderlashes x2 sprytely x6 srplpwdr x3 Srvanthi x9 Starrymom x9 Starrysparkle x2 Stephanielynn x6 Stylelynn x4 summerxskin x3 superjulienne x2 Swanbea x2 syritt x3 talinder x2 teatulip x2 tehprincessjenn x2 ThommiP x2 tracygirl64 x2 treecup x2 v0ltagekid x2 Vaashtii x2 vasilissa x2 vegchillilover x2 warriorwitch x3 xsunflowers x2 Zpsid91 x4  
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If you'd pick any palette to make with a theme, what would it be? id love a sports themed one for football season. Go hawks also I'd like a rainbow of liquid eyeliners with the princess theme. 
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I've already PMed a couple of BTers who live in NYC, but I figured I'd ask everyone for advice on what I simply should not miss during my upcoming trip.   My friend and I will be staying in Brooklyn for five days in August, and we're looking to experience more local haunts as opposed to places most tourists frequent (I lived in New York for half of my life, so I've done the Times Square / Natural History / Statue of Liberty thing many, many times). I want to walk the Brooklyn Bridge and my friend wants to spend time in Central Park, but other than that, we really want to find some hidden gems: places to eat, waste time, listen to good music, and shop.   So, NYC locals, what do you suggest?      
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Hello there, ladies and gents!   Keeping in line with all the fun and interactive threads asking about your most recent halls, items you have your eyes on, what you're currently wearing, what's your hair routine, and more, I've decide to branch out and ask:   "What's on your plate?"   The beauty world doesn't just stop at skin care and cosmetics, it also goes hand in hand with your overall health and well-being, so with that, I'm curious to see what we're all chowing down and snacking on be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or inbetween!   For those with apps that help count calories or to those who just want to keep a log, here's a place to share, possibly find and share some recipes, and even tips on maintaining a balanced diet.   Don't just share food items, but even drinks! I'm a huge fan of tea and at least have a cup of green tea a day (anti-oxidants) and drink plenty of water.   For lunch today, I had:   -Brown rice -Steamed egg -Steamed red snapper with green onion, sesame oil, and black pepper -Gai lan (it's a type of Chinese vegetable/greens)   Now, tell me, Beauty Talk world, what do you have?
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Updates & FAQs:   HERE IS THE MARCH 2015 (Ladies') BAG !     Barney's Spring Bag Event is: March 10-14, 2015!   SA's in stores (all beauty counters at Barneys locations) are accepting pre orders NOW.     The order amount for the GWP is $200 this time (not $250!).   Want to order from an SA in store?  Scroll down in the thread for ordering info/SA contact information.   Brand information: There are some brands NOT sold on Barney's website that are available if you place an order with an SA through a brick and mortar store .  We are working to compile a list.   *I contacted the Beverly Hills Barney's location by phone but they were unable to give me any information on beauty brands not on the website that are available in store.  Yuck. *I talked with Anna O. in Apothecary at Barney's BH, but she said she didn't know anything about Barney's.com and couldn't tell me what brands they offered that weren't online. *I have left a message with the concierge at Barney's New York -  Manhattan flagship store asking specifically for a list of beauty brands sold in store so I can compare myself (or if they know which ones are in store that are not available on Barneys.com that would be great, but after talked to BH location I doubt it), we will see if they call me back.  Update: They never returned my call. *I have emailed Barneys CS to ask about beauty brands sold in store - no answer. Update: still no answer. *I also emailed Irene, she did confirm no Guerlain or Tom Ford cosmetics.   Chanel - Even thought it's not available on Barney's website, it is available to order through an SA in store (see the thread for more information). Tom Ford - I believe fragrances are available through Barney's in store and online; cosmetics are not (not even through an SA in store). Guerlain - It seems like this brand is not available (not even through an SA in store). Shu Uemera - Online reviews say this brand can be purchased through the Barney's Chicago store.   Please post your additional info in the thread and I can update this FAQ list.   *************   Favorite Barney's product recs welcome!  Let's discuss our favorite products they offer, our wish lists, and what we'll be ordering to get the GWP!   The backstory:  Spoiler (Highlight to read) I am eagerly anticipating the Feb Barney's GWP, which is one of the best I've ever gotten.  I'm going to place a pre-order with the NYC store (through the store it seems even better/get extras!).  I'm filling my Barney's Favorites list online to keep track, as I pull together my order...     I have been putting off other purchases and saving my pennies!  I will stock up on a few basics, and a few news/splurges.  Cash has been tight for me the last 6-9mos, so I have been really looking forward to this purchase.   What are you thinking of getting?  What products do you love that are sold at Barneys?  Recommendations - want to trys!?   This is the place to get excited with me...   P.S. I don't think the official word is out on the dates (previously their big twice-annual GWP have started on Wed or Thurs, and the last two years this one started on Feb 10, and Feb 13th... so I'm thinking if I'm lucky this Love Yourself bag will start Feb 11 or 12, 2015).  If you have rumors or insider info let me know! I am eagerly anticipating the Feb Barney's GWP, which is one of the best I've ever gotten.  I'm going to place a pre-order with the NYC store (through the store it seems even better/get extras!).  I'm filling my Barney's Favorites list online to keep track, as I pull together my order...   I have been putting off other purchases and saving my pennies!  I will stock up on a few basics, and a few news/splurges.  Cash has been tight for me the last 6-9mos, so I have been really looking forward to this purchase. What are you thinking of getting?  What products do you love that are sold at Barneys?  Recommendations - want to trys!? This is the place to get excited with me... P.S. I don't think the official word is out on the dates (previously their big twice-annual GWP have started on Wed or Thurs, and the last two years this one started on Feb 10, and Feb 13th... so I'm thinking if I'm lucky this Love Yourself bag will start Feb 11 or 12, 2015).  If you have rumors or insider info let me know!       Here are some pics of previous Love Yourself February Bags :   (2012 and 2014)  
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I thought it'd be fun to create a thread where we share our 'mask faces'! I'd love to see how lovely & silly you all look with masks on It'd be great if you mention the name of the mask you are using as well!   I'll start things off!   Tonight I am using the Lush Magnaminty mask  
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Hey fellow Bt'ers. I know we have so many threads about what we are wanting to buy and what collections and new products are coming up... I thought it would be fun to have a thread that we could share our makeup goals in. It can be about what techniques you want to improve on and what part of your collection you are looking to expand. I look forward to reading all of yours please feel free to update your progress   I'll start.... For my makeup.... I want to improve my contouring and my eyeshadow blending...for that I need to expand my brush collection. I literally  have about 8 brushes to do all my looks. I also want to improve my eyeliner technique...its lacking big time. I need to expand my blushes...im such a scaredy cat when it comes to putting on bold blushes.
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Welcome my pretties! Ok, I've been dying to start this thread. Get it...dying? So Halloween is my favorite holiday. My birthday is Nov 1st so I had combo Halloween/Birthday parties every year until I was about 10. August is when my search for all things Halloween begins in earnest. I have been digging through the web of the Internet daily, and I have finally found my first Halloween themed cosmetic items.    Please post any Halloween themed cosmetic items you run across. I'm hoping for some decent Sally Hansen Nail Effects nail stickers this year.