Sephora

Stores & Services
Find a Sephora

Happening at Sephora

View all

Services

From makeovers to personalized skincare consultations

Free Classes

Get inspired, play with products & learn new skills

cancel
Showing results forย 
Search instead forย 
Did you mean:ย 
Post in Beauty Confidential
|

BIC Vernacular

One thing I love is when you found your people, and there's a language.  In BIC, we have a lingo, but what is it exactly?  Some of it is personal terms, internet speak, abbreviations, social media terms, etc.  I was just remarking with @Sunnysmom the plural of blush, and it got me thinking about what we all call different things in beauty and on the boards.

 

BIC - Beauty Insider Community

BT - Beauty Talk, (BIC before it was BIC), now a way to identify mods here + shout out to the old boards

Threads - Post

Tagging - Marking products or posts/usernames with '#' and '@' respectively, or use of a spoiler tag

 

 

giphy

 

My own vernacular here:

 

Blush Buffet - An assortment of blushes, typically occurs in a haul, with a purchase of 3 or more

 

What are some of your learned and loved linguistic lists?

Re: BIC Vernacular

Yes, the many abbreviations, for a while I was like Moof (MUFE), what's...ohhhhhh...ohhhhhh @sister13 

Re: BIC Vernacular

@danielledanielle ๐Ÿคฃ Once upon a time, a friend and I may have had a hilarious drunk debate about whether MUFE is pronounced "moof" or "moofie." 

Re: BIC Vernacular

Heh, @WinglessOne , should I be concerned that I've debated that with myself, and sober? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ  

Re: BIC Vernacular

I have no doubt - IT IS MOO-FEE!! Lol! @danielledanielle @WinglessOne  

Re: BIC Vernacular

Awesome Thread idea @danielledanielle  ๐Ÿ˜

Oh gosh soo many but I can't think of any on the spot huuuuummm.....

 

(Not limited to BIC, but used here frequently)

 

BF - Sometimes referring to Black Friday sales 

GWP - gift with purchase

FOILS - The little testers/mini's of products that come in little foil packets

UNICORN- some thing rare, like a rare find or coveted item

HG - Holy Grail, an amazing to you life changing product ๐Ÿคฉ

 

Re: BIC Vernacular

@CynthieLu I thought foils were another word for sheet masks because sometimes they come in foil-esque packaging! ๐Ÿซ ๐Ÿซ ๐Ÿซ 

Re: BIC Vernacular

Oooh maybe it's a double term @JoSometimes I think I did hear it in the masking thread and was thrown off because I didn't understand how it was being used ๐Ÿ˜‹ 

Re: BIC Vernacular

@CynthieLuand @JoSometimes , it could be a mask that comes in a foil sample.  Like I remember having Glamglow's supermud as a foil sample, and a couple of Glow Recipe ones.

Re: BIC Vernacular

That makes sense @danielledanielle ๐Ÿ˜

Re: BIC Vernacular

Genius as usual @danielledanielle and just the person to create this!! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿคฉ  Love it! ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿฅฐ 

Re: BIC Vernacular

Thanks @Sunnysmom , is there anything you can add?

Re: BIC Vernacular

Iโ€™m thinking @danielledanielle ! When they occur Iโ€™ll pop on! So funny when you try to conjure them up. You. Can. Not. ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜‚ Iโ€™m at lunch. Perhaps the ๐Ÿฅ‚ will inspire me! ๐Ÿ˜† 

2 Replies
Conversation Stats
Photos4
  • giphy
  • aXYnzov_460s.jpg
  • IMG_2263.jpeg
  • tmp-2923461658-1Pc3V1.jpg
testing