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Beauty Pet Peeves 2

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So what are your beauty pet peeves? What grinds your gears? Share your stories!!!

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@faeriegirl  @Krisxx  Count me in, too. I consider myself quite accomplished at nearly everything to do with face makeup, but winged liner is still beyond my reach. I have practiced over and over and over for three years and I still cant execute it with consistency. Ive tried gel, liquid, pencil, cream, mousse, felt-tip, with a brush you name it. I still mess it up 65% of the time

So glad I'm not the only one lol

So glad I'm not the only one lol

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@Krisxx  haha I feel you on that, every time I try to do it, I end up looking like its Halloween time

Sammee girl it's pretty tragic lol

Sammee girl it's pretty tragic lol

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I have a throbbing earache pain for two days so im extra ... pissy. Anyway. I love paying for the two day shipping from sephora. It was supposed to be here saturday then at the end of the day it switched to this status and its still there with no update.

They're doing it again with the shipping problems! My ord...

They're doing it again with the shipping problems! My order shipped fairly quickly but 2 days later, when it's supposed to arrive tomorrow, tracking is showing that the label was created but that's it. It's so disappointing to be told a delivery date and then not receive the package. No idea when it will be here at this point!

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@Blackwhiskey Aw sorry about your ear.  Are you feeling better now?  

i kinda gave up on packages arriving when they say they will.  I just dont look and then Im not bothered if they dont show.  If I do look I get stressed if they arrive late.  Its more me being irritated that someone has misled me than it is about getting the package in a specified amount of time.  Does that make sense? 

@Blackwhiskey, I'm going through a tracking problem right...

@Blackwhiskey, I'm going through a tracking problem right now too. Placed an order last week, it supposedly shipped the next day, but then no updates until today. Looks like it didn't actually ship until today, so now I wait at least 2 more days. It's especially annoying because I paid for the year of 2 day delivery.

@makeitup305, it means you get 2 day delivery. I checked...

@makeitup305, it means you get 2 day delivery. I checked the wording and if you get the order in before 3 pm that includes processing time too. I usually do get my packages in 2 business days.

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@LisaCraftMom I thought the 2-day shipping meant it shipped out within two days not that it was delivered within that time, that's why I never bought it. Do you usually get your stuff within two days? The only one I've had deliver that fast is Beautylish back when I lived in FL.

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Agree! Like youve set your mind already that thats the day its coming and youre excited and then nope 丹領儭

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Neiman Marcus recently sent me a personal coupon for $10 off of $40 or more perfume  purchase. Seriously Neiman? Tell me what kind of perfume you carry that less than $100 (except for roller). Sigh! This is kinda similar to Sephora sent Free Shipping to Rouge. Sigh again! Not sure which genius comes up with these marketing idea 不

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if it makes you feel any better, I saw an ig ad here in the ph aboutspending at least $150 and getting a free $8 elf putty primer 拎 like no thx Ill just buy the $8 primer lmao

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@blackkitty2014That's pretty weak! 不不不

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Buying a smaller size of a product, like 1 oz instead of 3.4 oz of a perfume, thinking that youll never work through that much product, and then realizing that your newest pretty has quickly become your new favorite and youve burned through half of the product in no time! If Id bought the bigger size it would have only been like $30 more, but I thought I was being rational, since I hate buying too much of something and watching it languish since I know Im terribly fickle when it comes to things like perfume or lipstick of the day... lesson learned: always buy the biggest size of stuff and just commit to using it! 

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@LCResz @Ugh, you just cant win with perfume!  I swear it smells better if it comes in a smaller bottle!  But maaaaaybe by the time you get the light he other half of the bottle you will have moved on to a newer more beautiful scentSmiley WinkSmiley Wink   

I feel you, but I think you're right with getting minis d...

I feel you, but I think you're right with getting minis depending on the product. like, I will buy setting spray full size most of the time, but primers as minis because I like to try different ones every now and then.

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@LCReszlol, that's just what I did!  I usually like smaller things, as I'd rather have a bunch of small things or mini bottles, than a few large ones, especially since I have so many perfumes...but I liked the coach perfume and figured I might as well just get the large bottle, since there were like 10x pts., since it was only $40 more than the 1 oz, and only $20 more than the one half its size...and of course now there's a coupon for 20% off...d'oh. Smiley Sad oh well, I wanted the points anyway.

 

plus, you can always put something on ebay if you don't end up using it.  (yes, people will still buy half full perfumes, lol)

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Insomnia. Spending 36 hours awake, crashing intermittently throughout Saturday afternoon and evening in mere 30-60 minute sleep intervals, leaving you WIDE AWAKE at 2:30 AM Sunday (today), and who knows when (or if) youll fall asleep later in the day or night. This has cost me my entire weekend: I cant leave home without risking a sudden sleep crash somewhere, plus Im stupidly trying to reset my sleep schedule back to normal by forcing myself to stay awake until tonight. Now Im cranky and brain-awake but body-exhausted, and of course I look like I havent slept in 2 days. Ugh. 

 

Why dont you take sleeping pills? Because I have medical and personal reasons to avoid them. I might try An Olly Sleep gummy later tonight, though. Hopefully itll work. 

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Hello fellow insomniac @WinglessOne Smiley Sad Hope you're able to get some consistent good sleep afterwards.

 

I've tried many things and eventually resorted to using sleeping pills (good news is that I don't have to take my other meds anymore since my mental health issues stem from my sleep issues)

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@RNGesusPls  Sounds like a double win with your sleeping pills. Smiley Happy One or my former doctors talked me into trying Ambien years ago and, well, lets just say it was a very bad experience. I realize there are better sleep meds than Ambienand better depends on the patients medical history and needsbut Id rather not try them. 

 

That same doc insisted my insomnia was caused by too much caffeine (coffee). Psh, Ive been an insomniac since I was a little girl, wide awake in bed with a flashlight under my sheets so I could read til dawn. Smiley Very Happy (As a kid, I consumed books the way other kids consume candy.) And I wasnt a coffee drinker back then. Nowadays, my insomnia sometimes stems from anxiety. Other times, I just fall down research rabbit holes (or okay, sometimes I also get lost in the wonderfully weird corners of youtube) and next thing I know, the suns coming up. The latter cause is much easier to prevent than the former, but Im working on it.