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What are your beauty unicorns? (aka mythical items you're looking for without luck)

Wait, what?

 

What are your beauty unicorns, fellow BTers?  I'm talking about items that existed, but you cannot find even with the most dedicated searching.  They can be LE, discontinued, or just mysteriously absent from the world.

 

For me, my recent unicorns have all been Burberry Sheer Eyeshadows. There are three that are OOS from every retailer.

 

01 Pearl White

16 Pearl Blue

22 Pale Barley

 

Through spending the day on the phone, I've tracked down Pearl White and Pale Barley.  Pearl Blue, OTOH, seems to have just disappeared.  I know that allegedly it hasn't been discontinued, but it's just gone.

Re: What are your beauty unicorns? (aka mythical items you're looking for without luck)

I absolutely had to have that palette, I missed it too. I wound up paying $80 for it on ebay last week (after looking at listings for weeks). A mark-up, yes, but if you bide your time you can get an ok price.

I hope the next Nars palette suits your fancy if you decide to give up on this one though. Smiley Happy 

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This sold out as I was checking out on Bloomingdales. *shakes fist*

 

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Le Metier de Beaute's The Total Look kaleidoscope. Be still my heart <3

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*sigh*

 

 

Re: What are your beauty unicorns? (aka mythical items you're looking for without luck)

kalex, I've been looking for this for you - still keeping my eyes open Smiley Happy

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The Nicole by OPI Rough-les collection.  I went to all 5 stores in my area that carry Nicole by OPI first part of March (when they were released) and none of them had even heard of them.  The really maddening part is that I'd only been really looking for one of the colors out of the four released, but now I need them all.  Smiley Tongue

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Okay, I was blissfully unaware of these. Now I need them too! I am a sucker for textured polish.

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I'm desperately in search of these as well. The teal color is on ebay. 

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Update: I went to my nearest Kmart today (30 min away) and they had a beautiful, untouched display of these lovelies! I picked up all but the yellow because I wasn't sure I would wear yellow, but I think I may go back and get it. 

 

If you want me to pick some up for you and ship them to you I could (assuming they're still there if I go back)! PM me and let me know!

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I'll go to my Kmart tomorrow and see if they're in stock.  Otherwise, I'll PM you.

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Ok, good luck! I almost missed them because they were on the top shelf and I'm vertically challenged. 

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I got the blue one in my March Ipsy bag.  It looks stunning in the bottle, but I have not tried it yet.

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My wonderful fiancé let me test one out on him when we got home today. I was very impressed (with the polish and the fiancé)!

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I think I just saw a display of these at Meijer, if you have one where you live! If not, and you need help finding them pm me Smiley Happy

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Yup, my local Meijer does have them as of last night(3/31). If you can't find them locally and need a CP, I can mail 'em to ya too Smiley Happy

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Thanks for the tip, I went to my Meijer and they had them. 

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The Disney Princess Storylook Jasmine palette, I have the Cinderella and Ariel palettes but it just feels incomplete without the other one. The part that kills me is I had it in my hand in store and put it back thinking it would still be there a few days later as the Cinderella one stayed around forever. *Sigh* It depresses me every time I think about it. I occasionally consider paying the ridiculous price people are asking for it on eBay but then common sense stops me.

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Ahhh Chanel Notorious and the Cinderella mirror compact!!! I thought I didn't need it when it was released, but now I know that Chanel regret is the worst!! Smiley Sad Also the Mouche de Beaute highlighter inspired by Versailles and the Lumiere Sculptee highlighter too. I can't get enough of the Chanel LE powders, they're always sucking me in! Smiley Wink

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The Muppets palette by thebalm I didn't know it existed till it was too late I haven't given up though!

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UM I just googled this and it is adorable. I should just stop reading this thread now!!

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1. Ralph Lauren Hot perfume. Literally the most amazing scent in the world. I want to kick myself for not buying it when it was at Sephora!! 

2. Chanel Jade polish

3. LANCOME PROENZA PINK!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would pay $100 for another tube. I can't even find any on Ebay. 

4. Chanel Organdy polish

5. Chanel Coco Pink lipstick

 

This post is depressing me!!

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I regret not seeing the Super Stars Kit Sephora released late last year until it was sold out.  Sure I can buy it on Ebay for way more and get no points for it.  I want to try/use 90% of the products in it, so that would have been the perfect buy for me.

 

I am with you on the Pale Barley.  No luck at all for me.  Glad you were able to snag one.

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