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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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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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Beauty Confessions
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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Hauls
Hey, I am excited to start a thread on July hauls. Please excuse me for starting this early! I promise I have a good excuse, it's my birthday tomorrow! The first of JULY! And I have never started a Haul thread. Figured it might be an excuse  
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Beauty Confessions
Just starting this new thread to keep us updated on all new collections, launches and releases for Summer; following up the Spring Collections thread you can check out here   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /Spring-2015-Collections/td-p/1825800   I’ll leave here what we already found for this upcoming summer season   MAC Wash and Dry LE Spoiler (Highlight to read) Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkins Summer 2015 (found by  lachaton) Guerlain Summer by Terracotta 2015 Fall Collections -  http://community.sephora.com/t5/Beauty-Confessions /FALL-2015-COLLECTIONS/m-p/1927188#M95163  
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Hauls
The deals are gone (I totally sang The Thrill is Gone as I wrote that)!   Just kidding. They found a new home where the whole thread loads:   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Hauls/DealsTooGood toPassUp/m-p/2052410#M39307  
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Beauty Confessions
Hi, my name is LCResz, and when I fall in love with a brand I explore it from top to bottom! I know everyone on here is a bonafide beauty addict, so let's celebrate our obsessions! Remember, the first step is admitting it is not a problem, it's a collection   Here are all of my Jo Malone perfumes and oils, not including minis because my love of minis is well documented in older threads   Post your addictions, er, um, collections of single brands here!
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Beauty Confessions
So I have been talking to so many fellow BT ladies lately. And all have been amazing. In my conversations the topic of where everyone is from came up, and swapping care packages with your regional goodies. Is this something anyone else would be interested in doing? Kinda like the awesome maple Canada candies lol and me being from Louisiana, well, we have our own breed of everything down here!
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Beauty Confessions
Can't wait to see what everyone is having fun with this month!!!  It's also the month of my birthday so I"m looking forward to celebrating with other Geminis as well! Here's to a joyful June jubilee..Cheers!
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Beauty Confessions
Are you riding a high from an order you placed today?? Do tell. 
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Hauls
Folks, it's (almost) that time of the year-- the one and only Nordstrom Anniversary sale! I received the mailer today, and wanted to share the beauty items that they are going to have on sale. There will be many more beauty items on sale, not to mention a gazillion GWPs, in addition to what they let us peek through the mailer. Any insider tips on what else will be on sale and the GWP? What's on your wishlist?
Beauty Confessions
....i used 'jubilant'. i waited all month for this (for those who know what i'm talking about). I MEANT TO USE "JAUNTY". I SHOULD NOT MAKE POSTS AFTER HAVING A SAKE COCKTAIL. fail.   ok....what have been my favorite things this month ???   PIXI glow tonic . i only got this toward the end of the month, but i love it. i use it in the morning before i put on any serum/oil and moisturizer (typically after i use the CLINIQUE *mild* clarifying lotion, if i happen to use it in the morning, sometimes i don't). it smells really nice yet not overbearing at all. can be sprayed over makeup to refresh your foundation if it's looking a bit patchy / dehydrated. totally works ! ....which leads me to CLINIQUE mild clarifying lotion . this is the only one in the range that does not contain alcohol. i wish it were called something different, actually, because the clarifying lotions have SUCH a reputation. but with consis use over the past month, i've found that some stubborn congestion on my chin has gone away completely, due to the salicylic acid. while things like the FAB pads give good 'glow' and help with gentle exfoliation (with the glycolic and lactic acid), the salicylic is good for stubborn unclogging. NYX lip liner in pale pink . it is quite pale, almost greyish pink. but because it leans grey rather than blue, it doesn't look garish or too "barbie" (which is great for a lot of women but not on me). just a unique color which is a good base for nudey pink lips (particularly with the slightly warmer MAC honey love, my go-to and always-favorite.) SEPHORA COLLECTION eyeliner in 'strawberry macaroon' . perfect waterline color. can look very natural, but also great for smokey eye looks because it gives a bit of that heroin chic sheen when contrasted with darker liner/shadows. can't beat the price. i put this in my favorites a couple months ago, i think, but i've only been using it regularly this month. i'd be remiss in not mentioning it again.   SHISEIDO wetforce spf 50 . because it works. and i really needed something that works WELL while in hawaii. i'm proof because i easily could've turned full-lobster if using anything less effective.  BUMBLE AND BUMBLE hairdresser's invisible oil shampoo, conditioner and hair "primer" . this is the only shampoo and conditioner i've used all month (which isn't saying much as i only wash my hair once a week, really, but still)-- with the slight exception of putting AVEDA dry remedy hair masque on the ends (which i will consider a monthly favorite, too). my hair is more manageable than it's been the entirety of my growing-out process. i've loved any b&b shampoo and conditioner i've tried, really. highly recommend. edited to add: sake cocktails . because they taste like whatever heaven you mix the sake with (in this case: watermelon juice and lavender) and leave you feeling STUPID and happy.    alright ! how about you guys ?
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Beauty Confessions
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
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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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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Sephora Show & Tell
  The Fourth is almost here, and it’s time to celebrate Old Glory and all the good things she stands for, connect with family and friends, watch the fireworks, and eat a lot of barbecued stuff. This week, we at Sephora are paying tribute to the red, white, and blue with three of our newest products. - Kris G.    Sephora Collection Blush Me   This fun and luxurious cream-to-powder blush comes in a cute and accessible domed shape to make it easy to apply. The sheer color is easy to blend and layer for a natural flush. Pair it with your favorite bronzer for a radiant glow.    Korres Greek Yoghurt Wipes Duo   When you need to get off the most stubborn makeup (or post-picnic barbecue sauce) these wipes offer the ultimate cleanse on the go. The cloths are infused with botanical oils to leave skin moisturized and revitalized while providing a deep clean and removing all traces of makeup.    Michael Kors Extreme Blue   Maybe you’re showing your own independence by skipping the family do this summer in favor of a more romantic celebration. This fragrance for men is sexy and dramatic without being overpowering. Noes of fresh bergamot, juniper, angelica seed, and ambrox create a clean, crisp scent that’s both confident and alluring.   What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell! 
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    What kind of music do you prefer on a rainy day?    
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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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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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Time for another game!  It's been too long since our last one.  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?     My girl, Maria, just jumped out to take the sole lead with 7entries.   Repeats so Far 1mama3boys x2 221tea x4 4Ali4 x2 aaks1985 x4 ashleynne x2 Ballerinagrl x4 Bea0t x4 beautyaddict99 x2 bisoubisou x4 BlueeyeAli x2 butterblume x4 CeliaV x2 chloe3036 x4 chocopudding x2 Curious Cannibal x2 ddstevens22 x3 desertdancer x3 DiVWA x4 drrragon x2 Elizabeth1972 x2 Emmylove x2 ER!CAK1M x2 etscore1 x5 Facesbyjes x5 gizeh x2 greenporchlights x3 guzelkiz x3 hadtotryit x2 heartsmyface x6 heatherbee x4 Heatoyos1 x6 hellocoffee x2 Helvetica x4 HoneyBrownBunny x3 hypnoticpose x2 Infinitise x5 jazzypurple x2 jen143xo Jisub89 x5 jobro1027 x4 jozkid x2 justj3n x2 k617 x5 Karma3p80 x6 KatelovesYSL x5 kbmatthews x2 Kenny x4 Knuevekm x3 kso1225 x3 ladyinwhite x3 larissaladonna x2 laynebr x3 Loretta55 x2 Lovelykatya x3 lylysa x4 Makeupinfinity x4 makeupobesessed x3 malday x6 meecheroo x4 megsny x2 Michelleshops x4 missjudycyang x 3 misspain x3 MissSpoiled x2 MK89 x7 MNSnowprincess x2 Mochapj x2 Monikay x2 mrsbaine x3 NikaBT x2 noa1984 x2 notcreative x5 nycmle x3 pek89 x6 poshspice1 x2 pretty girl (help me ID her) x2 prettyinpa x2 RandeeBt x2 rillablythe x6 Samtian x2 sangova x3 sDdemn x3 shirleylinn x2 sister13 x3 skintester x4 smigirvin x2 Sparklekai x2 sprytely x4 srplpwdr x2 Srvanthi x4 Starrymom 4 Stephanielynn x5 Stylelynn x4 Swanbea x2 syritt x2 talinder x2 teatulip x2 v0ltagekid x2 Vaashtii x2 vegchillilover x2 xsunflowers x2 Zpsid91 x3
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Beauty Confessions
I realized when I was packing for my trip to Florida at the beginning of the month that one of my lipsticks is missing. I really don't have that many, so it's not like I have a lot to keep track of. But it's Fanny from the Audacious like and she's my favorite pink. I don't have a dupe for that shade and I've wanted to wear it a few times this month and I can't find it ANYWHERE!    Do you guys ever lose makeup? Or is it just me and my scatterbrained self. 
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Beauty Confessions
I was browsing through some holiday holdovers for fun.   Will you be picking anything up or do you already own something below?   Do you see other items from Christmas-past that are still waiting to be loved??  
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So I'd like to maintain a board for the Canadian customers.  A place where we can share our events, promos, problems etc.   I sometimes see deals and info for Canadians and rather then posting a new convo all the time maybe we can just share on this board.   I think it would be easier to communicate with each other if we only had one board to follow.   ETA:   Where to shop!   So I do have a list/link somewhere with brands and where they are found.  I'll try and dig it out and if you want it pm me   For those who don't know...   Shoppers Drug Mart and Murale have a wonderful loyalty program and your points are worth "cash" in store.   The Bay is bringing in more brands... just recently Burberry. I'm thinking we will see more good things come.  They also have a VIP program... I am not too sure how it all works but it applies to all purchases from the store and you get a 20$ off 100$ makeup purchase coupon almost every month... Like who wouldn't want that!  Hello MAC!   Beautylish ships to Canada and they are FAST!  Order processed and shipped within the hour and arrives the next day!   Now that we have Nordies in Canada you might be able to call a counter and get items shipped to you.  Some things you can get shipped from the site.   Apparently Saks is coming.  I believe The Bay is the one who will be owning them and bring them in.   If you get a good SA at Holts you can also get stuff shipped to you.   Sorry been MIA from this board a long time.      
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Hauls
I just have to know...which of us regular BTers have NOT received the free gift (but still will, hopefully)?   How many of us are there?  
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Beauty Confessions
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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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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Come and let everyone know if you've done a trade with someone or they've been an awesome TSB contributor! Let's give kudos to our BT BFFs!    So a post could be one persons feedback on another, how a trade went, did they ship quickly, etc. and others could reply if they dealt with the same person and how their trade went.
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I love my fellow deal finders, but Nancy is one of my favorites.  Her thoughtful emails always make me smile.  She is extremely friendly and supportive.  Well, all of her helpfulness and sharing has brought her to 1000 hearts.  If you love her as much as I do, drop in and tell her.  Nancy is a wonderful addition to BT, and I am happy I met her here.    
Beauty Confessions
So I seem to be getting alot of requests for another AATW box trade. If there are enough people who are interested, this has been the most fun trade I have been a part of! Anyone interested in joining round 2?
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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?