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Shopping is a virtue and with the new season coming forth it's also a must! 

I recently made a simple purchase at one of my favorite beauty stores, Sephora of course! Since my birthday is literally in 5 days I really wanted some new nail polish appliques since I don't have much time on my hands to go to a nail salon and because I'm a beauty insider I also had the chance to receive my deluxe birthday gift.


I found some really cute TRENDTIPS from Sephora by OPI that happened to be on sale for only $6 online. They reminded me so much of the Incoco nail polish appliques I used a while back and absolutely loved. 


I chose the "Feathers" an "Floral" TRENDSTIPS to try and I'll definitely post a "review" on them when I get a chance to show you how they actually look on my nails and if they're worth it which I'm hoping they totally are.  


For 2014, Sephora's birthday gift are the deluxe minis from MAKE UP FOR EVER. This set includes the rouge artist natural lipstick and smoky extravagant mascara minis. The set is free during your birthday month so I made sure to grab mine at checkout. 


A perk for shopping at Sephora online is that you can choose 3 samples to add to your order for free! These samples are updated daily for when new ones arrive or if others are out of stock. It's great to test things out before purchasing full size products. Some of my favorite products today started out as samples so you never know what you'll find and soon love.
The idea of this post today was not to brag about my purchase, trust me! I actually have a new self-sponsored giveaway to announce that relates to Sephora. Since spring is coming up and most of us like to change or update our beauty/skincare routine I figured that a giftcard to my favorite store can help out! I managed to save up some money for my blog to host a giveaway for a $50 giftcard to Sephora. Don't worry if you don't have a Sephora nearby. You can always order online which can actually work out to be great since some items are not available in stores that are online and vice versa. 

What will you purchase with a Sephora giftcard?

xox.

krissy

347 comments:

  1. Sephora is one of my favorite stores too :) I specially like their fragrance line up. This is a great giveaway. Thanks :)

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  2. I would purchase a fragrance I've been long wanting to have. It is a spring-summery fragrance called Beyond Paradise and it is produced by Estee Lauder.

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  3. I would chose the Pure Grace Perfumed Body Lotion. Smells so good!

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  4. I am in desperate need of updating my make up bag. I keep putting it off but I have been stuck in a rut with the same shades of eye shadows and lipsticks for a year now. It's time to break out and try some new colors and combos!

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  5. I definitely need to go to my local Sephora store. I haven't been there in much too long a time. I do love the minis that came as your birthday gift.

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  6. I would get some body lotion. I love their stuff!

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  7. I've never shopped in Sephora it looks expensive.

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  8. I would buy some bare minerals makeup!

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  9. Carol Diane CrossMarch 8, 2014 at 7:12 PM

    Perfume!

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  10. Get some goodies to make an awesome raffle basket with for my Relay for Life team

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  11. I would probably use it towards a new eyeshadow palette.

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  12. Get some perfume to give as a gift

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  13. Oh I love those nail strips! Have a pair on now!

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  14. ID LIKE SOME NEW PURFUME AND SOME EYE LINER

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  15. I would get some awesome make-up and perfume!! myawinz@mail.com

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  16. After reading this, I think i want Deluxe minis from Make Up For Ever.

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  17. I have never had the pleasure of using Sephora before. I would like something for my lips and hair.

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  18. I would take my niece and let her pick out some perfume and makeup.

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  19. I don't know! I'd be like a kid in a candy shop.....i've never shopped there before!

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  20. I would probably send it to my daughter because she is the starving college student in NYC and can't afford the make up she loves! She would go crazy for this gift card!

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  21. I would buy Dot by Marc Jacobs! :)

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  22. I am in need of new eyeliner and mascara at the moment. I have been stretching what I have now.

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  23. I need to replenish my mascara. Fresh start to Spring.

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  24. more vitamin C for my face or new brushes for my makeup

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  25. I would get some wonderful skincare items to help my skin be beautiful!!

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  26. perfume or eye shadow

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  27. Lipsticks for spring! Maybe try the berry trend?

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  28. makeup brushes and concealer !!!

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  29. I would love some new makeup, blush and mascara esp.

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  30. I would get a new perfume I've had my eye on for awhile!

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  31. I would buy the naked 3 palette

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  32. Perfume and Sephora mascara. I received a sample of their mascara a few months ago, and I love it.

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  33. I'd maybe buy some new perfume.

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  34. Buy either perfume or body lotion.

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  35. stephanie scales campbellMarch 9, 2014 at 4:13 PM

    lipstick and nail polish

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  36. I would extend my makeup collection, I only have a small amount of makeup due to lack of money!

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  37. A natural sunscreen.

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  38. I would purchase some mineral makeup

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  39. I want the Lorac Pro palette, so that is what I would purchase

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  40. ingliskf@gmail.com
    I'd buy the SEPHORA COLLECTION Color Wand Lip Gloss Trio and Benefit Cosmetics
    Goodtime Gals.

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  41. Perfume for my daughter!

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  42. I would purchase under eye concealer.

    alholm.co at gmail dot com

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  43. I would purchase fragrance, thanks!

    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

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  44. Definitely eye shadows.. I am obsessed!!

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  45. I'm not 100 percent sure but I think I'd get some liquid eyeliner of some sort.

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  46. I need some philosophy falling in love lotion

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  47. I will buy eyeshadow, eyeliner and perfume.

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  48. I would buy foundation and mascara.

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  49. I would buy some mascara and eye liner.

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  50. probably lipstick and nail polish

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  51. I would give it to my daughter so she could buy some new make-up!
    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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  52. I would buy Bare Minerals foundation.

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  53. I am in need of some advice when it comes to foundation, so i would probably go and ask some questions and purchase some proper foundation.

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  54. I would get myself perfume and mascara!

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  55. I would get some new mascara, cleanser, and foundation. LovingLife

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  56. I would purchase some contouring products and highlighter.

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  57. I will buy makeup and new lotion!

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  58. I would like to buy a new Marc Jacobs fragrance. I adore his original.

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  59. buy every nailpolish i can get my fingers on

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  60. Skincare or some nice body lotion...

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  61. I would buy my cousin, who just finished her cosmetology schooling, a Sephora kit to get started in her career.

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  62. I love so many products in there. It would be hard to decide

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  63. I need some new eye makeup,so I would get a liner and pencil.

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  64. I'd buy my wife off...

    Ron
    barracudaronATgmail.com

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  65. foundations, need foundations

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  66. Anything Philosophy!

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  67. I would buy lipstick and mascara

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  68. I would purchase some Chloe perfume

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  69. I would buy some philosophy and I need some tinted moisturizer, and may-be some little things to save for gifts--who knows?

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  70. A new perfume or Fresh Lemon body wash :)

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  71. I like philosophy bubble bath.

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  72. A new eyeshadow palette

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  73. A nice foundation and lipstick!

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  74. Their fragrance sampler (where you get several samples and then you can turn in a voucher for 1 full-size bottle).

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  75. Sephora has the best selection of nail polish, since I'm always ready to change the color of my nails I pretty sure I would spend it all on nal polish.

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  76. The trend tips and some hair care products!

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  77. I am dying to try any of the Philosophy products! Heather D

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  78. My daughter loves nail polish, so I'd probably buy polish.

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  79. I will probably get a new perfume.

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  80. Nail polish or art:)

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  81. I would get Soap and Glory products..preferably body wash. It smells heavenly!

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  82. I would choose a nice foundation to purchase with the gift card.

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  83. buy a gift for my wife

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  84. I want to buy concealer and contouring kit with this! thanks!

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  85. I would buy some new mascara.
    Brittney House BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

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  86. Use it for my daughter to get her makeup done for prom.

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  87. I'd get my sister a favorite bottle of her Chloe perfume for her birthday!

    Geoff K
    gkaufmanss at yahoo dot com

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  88. I would buy a great mineral face powder.

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  89. I would buy eyeliners and eye shadows and good face makeup!

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  90. Hi, I would probably buy nail polish to add to my collection. Thanks for the Giveaway.

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  91. I would purchase Bare Minerals foundation.

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

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  92. Love everything there...probably some new mascara :)

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  93. all sorts of goodies...but lipgloss would be for sure a purchase!

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  94. I would get Make Up For Ever's HD pressed powder!
    nmn10365@huskies.bloomu.edu

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  95. I've never been in a Sephora before. I don't know what I would buy yet, but I do like the nail wraps you showed above.

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  96. I like the nailwraps but I might also use it for skincare or some gorgeous lipstick. Thanks

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  97. Punchtab isn't behaving...doesn't let me unfollow+refollow and count the entry. Please try giveawaytools or similar.

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  98. I've never been to Sephora but I'll purchase some mascara and eyeliners. :)

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  99. marie:boba_gyrl@yahoo.com

    probley nail polish or eyeshadow =)

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  100. Oh wow.I would give it to my daughter who is training to be a Dr.she works with kemo therapy patients.this would give her a huge relief.and she can get something back for all she gives.Thanks .Anita Kennett.

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  101. i WANT FOUNDATION

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  102. I would actually gift this to my daughter who loves to shop at Sephora!

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  103. It's a birthday present for my sister! I think she will buy some nail polish.

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  104. I really need some new foundation.

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  105. This will be my first time! Maybe some foundation or something for my hair. :)

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  106. I would actually give it to my mother for her birthday, since it's coming up soon.

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  107. I've never shopped at Sephora, but I would probably get a new fragrance :)

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  108. i would buy a new foundation or a new blush brush

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  109. I will buy hugo boss cologne for men

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  110. I totally want to buy the wen hair kit and new makeup brushes. :D

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  111. body lotion. I love to try new ones.

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  112. I'd get dry shampoo and a sheer red lipstick (since my favorite just got discontinued)...

    eai(at)stanfordalumni(Dot)org

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  113. I would sell it online for amazon.com money.

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  114. I'd get the NAILS INC. Autumn Winter Collection. I'm always looking to add to my nail polish collection!

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  115. I'd get the NAILS INC. Spring Summer Collection. I'm always looking to add to my nail polish collection!

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  116. I'd get Marc Jacobs Daisy fragrance.
    elysesw@aol.com

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  117. I would buy perfume!

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  118. I would buy perfume!

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  119. Foundation, concealer, blush and powder.

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  120. I would get Hugo Boss cologne for my hubby!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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  121. I would pick up some more smashbox primer. Love that stuff and a new product I haven't tried before

    hippopurplemonkey at yahoo dot com

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  122. I need new moisturizer and facial cleanser - love Sephora!

    amorellcont at gmail dot com

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  123. I would buy body wash and lotion.

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  124. I would buy my 15 year old some perfume shes been asking for

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  125. I love sephora purse size makeup compact, so that's my choice.

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  126. I would get the URBAN DECAY
    Naked3
    Jessica Cox

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  127. I'd buy Smashbox Phoo Finish makeup.

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  128. Have never shopped a Sephora so I would go get advice and probably some bare minerals.

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  129. Perfume.. Christina London.

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  130. Wrinkle cream and nail polish. Plus I'm currently loving Smashbox products.

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  131. Wrinkle cream and nail polish. Plus I'm currently loving Smashbox products

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  132. Lauren-Olivia WoodMarch 24, 2014 at 7:23 PM

    I will purchase a Philosophy gift set!

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  133. I would put it either into a Naked 3, or a very very good powder brush. Or perhaps something Hourglass. Decisions.

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  134. I would like to try their lipsticks and my daughter would like some mascara.
    savewish@yahoo.com

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  135. I'll buy fragrance, probably some Tocca rollerballs. Love the Cleopatra and Collette!

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  136. I would love to treat myself to a perfume!

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  137. My daughter loves this store. I will be giving the card to her.

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  138. I would buy a new eye shadow palette!

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  139. I would get some body wash and some foundation

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