Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Sephora Friends and Family

Did you take advantage of Sephora's Friends and Family 20% off promotion? I treated myself to some birthday presents a week before the sale started... ugh bad timing! There is still one day left (ends 11/2).

Among what I bought...


Why didn't I buy this sooner? Well, it's often sold out in stores. Really, really, really wish I had invested in this earlier in my life! There are so many tutorials online with tips on how to utilize this palette.


I made the mistake of trying to pull the inside lid off of this powder and antiqued myself and the mirror. Then I realized there are a few tiny holes you need to punch through. Mmmmhmmm... good one Linds. I love the way it feels but I need to do a better job of buffing because I noticed my skin was looking pale in pictures. Do you use this or Bare Escentuals Mineral Veil? If you've tried both, do you have a preference?


I am heading to the store tomorrow to test some bronzers. I am currently using Benefit's Hoola but have heard great reviews on the others above. Basically I feel like I can't pass up this sale.

I would love to know your favorite beauty blogs - please share!
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11 comments

  1. I use MAC bronzer. They have different shades so you don't look like Snookie if you are originally very pale like me! Down side is its not sold at Sephora. And I did use the F&F discount! I'm actually thinking about using a different email and buying some more stuff! haha

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  2. I have the Make Up Forever powder and like the way it works...I do find it too drying for everyday use. Great list! I love to read The Beauty Lookbook and Cafe Makeup because they both give great in depth reviews of products along with swatches.

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  3. I've been wanting the Naked palatte forever! Looks like now's the time. Urban Decay shadows seem to last me forever. I love em.
    xo
    Jessica

    PS- Don't forget to enter 'The Perfectly Imperfect Home' book giveaway on my blog!

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  4. Naked Palette is so amazing! I have NARS laguna but honestly love my MAC bronzer so much more! And I had the too faced sun bunny which is good for winter because its a pretty light color so it gives you a natural tan, but in the summer it just doesnt show up enough!

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  5. So dangerous! Going shopping now! Thanks for the heads up. The Naked Palette is incredible. Have had for a year and am obsessed.

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  6. I am going to remind my mom...she loves Sephora! xx

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  7. Love all of these products!! i took advantage of the Sephora sale too. I bought the makeup forever microfinish powder and no lie the SAME thing happened to me this morning as i was trying it for the first time, I didnt realize you had to POKE out the holes!

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  8. I am in desperate need of a good bronzer-- let me know what you find!!! :) (i let the blog world do my research apparently, haha) ;) oxx

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  9. I love how Lauren at the top says she is going to beat the system and make a fake email account- just so she can have more discounts haha love any chance to beat the system!! ;)

    A girlfriend bought the Naked Palette and I was jealous and now I am super jealous of you my friend!!!!

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  10. I obviously need someone to teach me more about makeup. The more and more I read blog posts on the subject the more I realize how little I know.

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  11. I bought the Naked Palette in my most recent Sephora order. Hope you're loving it as much as I am!

    P.S. Sorry for all the comments tonight, I am catching up on commenting on all of my starred posts on Google Reader (going back to early October..yikes!)

    XO lamb loves

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