Temptalia Asks You – Will you be partaking in Sephora’s Friends & Family sale this year?

Will you be partaking in Sephora’s Friends & Family sale this year? What’s on your list?


I haven’t decided yet. I’m sure I’ll find something to buy…


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The Sephora blockbuster palette (a gift for someone)
UD 24/7 liner in honey
Givenchy mascara
Vera Wang princess perfume

… not a lot. I know I also want some of the MAC lip gloss sets so I wasn’t going to buy lipgloss from the FF sale… that’d be lipgloss overload…

I love Honey! That was the first e/l I bought from UD and I wore it about two summers ago and the kids I work with loved it. “Your eyes are always gold”

Definitely not. I like to buy makeup for fun, when I need a break from work. Buying a bunch of products at once does not thrill me. I don’t have staples or must-haves, except for my 3 bottles of skincare, which I buy when I run out.

oh yes! I’m getting nars orgasm blush, the urban decay book of shadows, and if sets are allowed the stila gloss set and the urban decay 24/7 pencil sets.


Bliss Lid + Lash Makeup Remover
Skyn Iceland Detox Kit and Glacial Cleansing Wipes
Diorskin Nude foundation

and then for gifts for others I wanted to buy:
Philosophy Breakfast in Bed kit
Stila Lip Glaze collection
Pacifica Hawaiian Ruby Guava Spray Perfume set

Heheh, I’m sure you’ll find something to get! ๐Ÿ˜‰

I hope to get the Clarisonic, the UD Super Stash and Korres Jasmine Body Butter. I tried the body butter last week, it smelled so good!

I think so! I want to get another tinted moisterizer from Smashbox. I fell in love with it this past spring. It a must have for me now!

Does anybody know if the Urban Decay Holiday items are on the Sephora website now?? I know they are on UD online… just haven’t seen them on Sephora. Would like to get the 24/7 liners with the discount! =)

yessss, i want the lancome star bronzer, and the lancome comforting rehydrating toner.

if you don’t know what to get and are looking for a good mascara you haveee to try the lancome l’extreme lengthening mascara, the rows of bristles are nicely seperated so it never clumps and makes your eyelashes longgg!

YES. i’ve been waiting for weeks! i want:

Nars aqua gel hydrator
Fresh Star Light ,Star Bright set
Urban Decay Primer Potion
Philosophy Microdelivery stuff

Maybe Rouge volupte (but the website is out in Caress Pink, which is what I want!)
Maybe Guerlain Rouge G in Georgia

and combing through the site for more ideas ๐Ÿ™‚

Yes, if I can get the discount on what I want, which is a christmas gift for my neurologist PA-C.

Otherwise nothing for me. I’m in the red on Credit card bills right now, and well I’m just waiting for Baroque MAC to come out next month!

Dior Nude foundation
Dior Nude loose powder
Dior shimmer star ( rose )
Dior 2-colour eyeshadow ( nude look )
Dior blush ( a touch of blusher )
Clinique eyeliner ( black )
Shu Umera lipstick ( i haven’t decided which shade yet >.<)

Probably not. MAC Pro has spoiled me on discounts – If it’s not nearly half off I just can’t justify getting it (I did pick up ONE of the Chanel lip lacquers from Nordy’s though – Couldn’t help it! And I MAY need to get their Eye Definer in Demoniac too… Sigh.)

Other than that, I’m looking forward to giving my wallet a break from cosmetics purchases until after Christmas ๐Ÿ™‚

Yep, I’m excited! Been talking with my friend about it for weeks. Trying to be practical, though…

I know I’m definitely getting the Korres Wild Rose Regimen Kit, as I’ve been experimenting with new kinds of skincare, and also Benefit CORALista, which I’ve just been stalling getting because it’s a bit expensive (but it’s perfect for me).

I am thinking of getting the Stila Holiday Smudge Pot set (I love smudge pots, but not sure yet) and the Tarte Treasure Chest, which is just such a bargain and in particular comes with so many matte colors! I considered getting MUFE HD foundation but finally decided liquid foundation is not for me. I’m

Dear Diana,

Thank you for contacting Sephora.com.

The promotion that you are interested in, Friends and Family 2009, is not available to our Canadian clients. If you are subscribed to receive Beauty Insider email, we do send promotions available to our Canadian clients ordering online.

Its not available online but its in stores! I just got one discount card from one of the ma’s. Its like a postcard and they get to give it out to who ever they want, so if you can snatch one then I say go for it!

That is so so odd!
I called and talked to a lady yesterday at the Sephora 1800 number and she said it will be available to Canadians online….guess we still don’t know then…..just have to try i guess…..

Well im getting the benefit erase paste i think but if anyone has tried it,is it good for under eye circles?or should i choose another one?and if so which one do you think is good for under eye circles?hope you can help.

Lexi, I have an almost new one on my swaplist on MUA if you don’t want to spend that much on something you aren’t sure about. Just thought I would let you know. I have used it just a few times with a clean brush with at least 98% remaining. Medium brightness because the light is so incredibly light because of the brighteners in it and I am very fair skin. The light was like glow in the dark on my fair skin. It is a great product, but I have two and had this one in my travel kit that I purchased in September, but realized I won’t need it and hate for it to go bad. Take care Jennifer (macface2adore on YT)

Most definitely! NARS just released three anniversary palettes online ( at least one of them is already sold out) and I have a whole list which I need to cut back on. They have so many amazing holiday palettes, I am going buck wild. So far my list includes:

NARS brousse
NARS eurydice
NARS luxor (depending on how this swatches because I hope it is not too frosty)
NARS multiple coffret (I am so happy it has mini multiples of orgasm, south beach, and copacabana)
NARS day and night palette
POSSIBLY one of the larger NARS anniversary palettes depending on how many colors I already have form them
Juicy Couture travel fragrance
MUFE Aqua eyes collection set (the one with four colors, not the $250 one with all the full size colors)
MUFE best of MUFE set
Sephora OPI nail color set (the one with 6 colors, not the 3)

I was going to get some MAC items but when I saw the recent launch in the store, I wasn’t overly impressed and decided I would just go and get my NARS fix. So far I am intrigued by some of the MAC collections coming out but I am not eager in anticipation for any one of them. I think that’s why I might go overboard with my NARS stuff.

Now I just need to go over my list and decide what I can cut out of it….

Heck yea! Definitely the Urban Decay Super Stash 24/7 eyeliners set. I might add some more to that list before Monday though, we’ll see. ๐Ÿ˜€

Of course there are things I want to buy, but I would only participating if it is available to non US residents. On the other hand, I would like to save some money to get my family and close friends a little Christmas present for each of them, I may just have to skip out on a few of the up coming MAC collections and see what happens budget wise.

Yes, I totally forgot about this! I might get this Oxygen serum or mask…can’t decide yet. Get some Jack Black lotion for my boyfriend, and I can’t think of anything else…I am sure I will when I visit Sephora again.

I’m in Vancouver, Canada and the F&F sale is not valid opn line for us. We do however get the discount in store. I’ve placed a big order from Sephora nearly 2 weeks ago and I’m receiving it Tuesday. I don’t even attempt to log onto Sephora the first day of the F&F, it’s always crashing !!!!!!!!! I remember the fiasco last year !

MUFE e/s number 80, 310, and 311, and the Sephora brand Colorful Artist Palette for a gift for my friend. She is just starting a collection and I thought this would be a good way for her to have a range of colors to play with. Probably some nail polish for my mom also!

Yes, it is the time of the year for me to get the palettes I have been wanting and I think some MUFE liners:) I have a hole in my wallet from this Sephora gift card burning a hole in it while waiting for the sale…lol. It will be great fun!

I’m planning a few items, but not a giant haul. I’m trying to rotate my stash more and it would be counterproductive to buy a lot of new makeup – especially eyeshadow, I just depotted a bunch of singles and I’ve got a full 15-pan palette of neutrals.

I may partake in Sephora’s F&F Sale but I’m not sure yet. I’m lemming on some MUFE’s products and Dior’s products and Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner in Zero since I do need another one as well as Too Faced Shadow Insurance.

– Smashbox Lash DNA Mascara

– Sephora Favorites Lip Service Deluxe Sampler

– Sephora Favorites LashStash Mascara Deluxe Sampler

– Urban Decay 24/7 Super Stash

– Urban Decay Hi-Fi 24/7 Set

– Aqua Eyes Collector Set (Value $425)

– bareMineralsยฎ Lustworthy Lips & Lashes

– Buxom A Wink & A Kiss II

I want the UD Super Stash of liners, but after the discount when you add shipping and tax back on I don’t save any money so… I’ll just buy them in the store another time.

I would.
But unfortunately, I was in a bit of a rush to get my makeup (I had a big event coming up, what else was I supposed to do?) and got my haul a few weeks early.
Now I have no money.

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