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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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😠 FedEx trouble once again. I stopped using them to ship my orders but rushing to order the Sephora Favorites Sephora Favorites LUXE The Upgrade Collection  I forgot & was at the mercy of whatever will be shipping. I've been lucky, it's usually been UPS lately, if I forget but nope. Fedex this time. Says it was delivered at 8:00 pm last night, on the dot😡 & of course, after waiting all day. I had to leave to go to a bday party. Got home, looking for it. No where, even looked by the road where fed ex usually likes to toss my boxes. I really hope it shows up tomorrow. That set is, of course, oos 😡

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@sonnydee oh no I hope they find it and it was a wrong scan.


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@sonnydee, I hope it turns up tomorrow.

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Me too. Teeni was home & she said she didn't hear or see anything. I doubt it would get taken -if they dropped it by the road since 8, it's pretty dark out. 😠 @itsfi I already called CS at FedEx so they can trace it. 🤞

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People who use ahas and don't use sunscreen. My dad is way more into skincare than he will admit. He loves Kiehls. Yesterday he told me he has plenty of exfoliants and I asked physical or acid? He told me both. I was asked what acid and he wouldn't tell me the product name, just that it has fruit acids and makes his face tingle. I told him he would be wearing sunscreen because it makes his skin more sensitive to sun. He said he lives like a vampire and doesn’t need to. He works from home but loves food shopping and goes out plenty. ARGH.

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For a Dad that probably won't apply SPF lotion, gift him a sporty tennis hat. Or something he'll wear 'coz you gave it to him.


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I have now lost 3(!) eyebrow brushes in a little over a month. All brand new. Every time I buy one (from different stores and brands) I'm not sure if I leave it in the box and throw it away or what but I'm officially annoyed at myself now.

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So I’m madly in love with Beauty Bakerie setting spray. I used to be able to order it (I live in Canada), but the last time I tried the site informed me THAT PRODUCT in particular no longer ships to Canada. I can order anything else - just not that. I am assuming it has something to do with it bring in an aerosol can. 

Aaaaand of course Sephora doesn’t carry Beauty Bakerie products. 

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@Annex1 - Ulta carries Beauty Bakerie, but I don't know if they carry that product or ship to Canada.  I have heard Ulta is coming to Canada,  though.  🇨🇦

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Ulta shipped to Canada for a short period, then they stopped last April. We don’t know why or if it’s coming back. Normally there is a way around this, by ordering stuff to a parcel pick-up business by the border, then just drive to the border and pick it up. The problem is these businesses are on US soil and we can’t cross the border, even for 5 minutes to get a package, due to Covid. There is a rumour Ulta will return to Canada by building stores here, like Sephora. 

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Is not telling people that they're makeup doesn't ''advantage'' them can be considered a pet peeve ??


Now i know what some of you might say, that I'm no one to judge, but this isn't what I'm saying.

There's a difference with preferences and someone making mistakes, ill give examples:


Sad face eyebrows, contour in a really bad place and not blended,etc.


PLEASE don't come for me, I'm only asking if it can be considered a pet peeve to feel the need to tell/help people, but not doing it because they could take it really bad, get hurt and or flip out. 

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Hmmmm.....@Emy10 I guess it depends on how often you feel the need to say something or how bad it irritates you if you consider it a pet peeve but peeves are personal so peeve on! 😂 only happened to me on 1 occasion that it shocked me enough- I literally stopped walking & stared- to want to say something. A younger girl had drawn her eyebrows super thick. But, she may like them like that so 🤷. A hairdresser & me get into it about the bushy eyebrow look. She thinks I should grow mine out & I don't. She says it will make me looker younger..insert roll of eyes here..i get confused for a high schooler when i have my hair down. Im almost 40 with a high schooler. How young does she think I should look?!😂

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@sonnydee 😂😂😂😂😂 Oh god bushy brows... I CANT lol. James Charles style. I CANT and I'm NOT sorry, this is my opinion, whoever else can love them IDC, but I cant LOLLLLL


By the way, thank you for not coming at me, because i feel like some people sooner or later might get all like WHO ARE YOOOO to judge People!!!! lol and its not my intention at all, it was just a question.


Bad makeup in general bugs me; it doesn't stop me from sleeping but i guess its ADD lol

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My wonky lashes. It’s not that they don’t curl or are straight their just .. . Lol like I apply mascara it’s cool give it a few minutes and it’s like nothing has happened. Somewhere in that day after the application I have wiped my lashes lol. 

the fact that I have a time tryna get mascara in the cracks and crevices of my eyelashes :o| Lolllll

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Not a product pet peeve but when you sneeze before your mascara is dry 🙄 I do my eye makeup before anything else but it is still annoying having to use makeup remover on my undereye to get the mascara off then I have to basically rewash the undereye area to get the makeup remover off so my primer and foundation stick. 

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Sunblock that leaves a weird whitish hue on non-white skin. 

Bec sunblock is a non-negotiable so it sucks to have to start my makeup on ashy tinted skin

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Try Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40 1.7 oz/ 50 mL .  It is brown girl friendly and amazing.  It goes on clear and is also a primer.  It’s amazing how one thing can do 2 things very well.  It’s Reef safe, vegan, has no fragrance and is cruelty free. I wear it every single day.  You won’t even believe you are wearing it.  

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Try some Korean based skincare SPF’s!  They’re wonderful and most don’t leave a white cast. 

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@Kennyxvii  I feel your pain and know your struggle all too well. Do you use only physical/mineral sunscreens and need an invisible one? Or are you okay with chemical sunscreens (they tend to be invisible)? 


If the former: have you tried Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Sheer Mineral Sun Spray SPF 50 ? That's my current favorite mineral sunscreen. Shake the bottle, spray a generous amount into your palm, rub your palms together for a few seconds, and them apply the sunscreen to your face for magically 100% invisible coverage. This sunscreen plays nice with my mostly-dry combo skin and isn't too dewy, if you know what I mean. 


If you don't mind a very dewy finish, you could also try one of the CoTZ sunscreens. CoTZ only makes mineral sunscreens, and they're generally great. I have a tube of their sensitive skin sunscreen (untinted) and it's also completely invisible, as long as I take my time and apply it in 2-3 thin layers. But whenever I use it, I have to dust my face with some kind of setting powder to tone down the extreme shine. (I like a natural finish with a bit of mild radiance, instead of a very "glass skin" look.) On those days, I usually top that sunscreen with a powder foundation or a powdered sunscreen like Supergoop! Invincible Setting Powder SPF 45 Translucent (also comes in 3 tints). 

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We've all seen at least one favorite product go through a for-worse reformulation, right? Youth To The People recently did it with my beloved Youth To The People Superfood Air-Whip Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid : they've added several bad-for-me fragrance components, on top of the existing "natural fragrance" my skin was okay with. WHY, YTTP. WHY. There was nothing wrong with this moisturizer's scent, and now I can't buy it anymore because you added hexyl cinnamal + 4 other fragrance components. I have 2 unopened backup jars that I think I bought before the reformulation, but I'll double-check their ingredients to make sure I can still use them. Meanwhile, this may be a good time to test The INKEY List Hemp Oil Moisturizer (well, after I'm done testing TIL's peptide moisturizer) as a potential year-round replacement. Guess I can add that to my upcoming sale cart. 


Also, an update on my By Terry/US Customs saga: 

By Terry is still in escalation mode. But they did ship me 2 full size products for free; I think they've sent these as gifts to anyone whose orders were quite delayed due to their own website issues. Anyway, I'm surprised they got here as fast as they did, with no customs holdup or inspection this time. Hooray! 

I've used both these products before; the setting powder is my favorite by anyone, so I'm super happy to have a freebie!I've used both these products before; the setting powder is my favorite by anyone, so I'm super happy to have a freebie!
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