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Ulta Launches The Glowing Skin Event

The steals for the January 2017 event have been announced. I posted them in a new article. If you’re like me, you know roughly when every major event happens at … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Ulta 2016 Birthday Gift Changes Each Quarter

The 2017 gifts have been announced. I started a new article for the new gift. Stack the Birthday Gift with other promotions when possible. Getting the Best Deal lays out the different types of … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · 25 Comments

Kiko Milano Welcome Offer

I’ve heard wonderful things about Kiko Milano, the lipsticks in particular, but I’ve never owned anything from the brand. Someone was kind enough to alert me to a promotion (which … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 9 Comments

Get Paid to Shop Online with ebates, Mrrebates, ShopatHome, Swagbucks, Mypoints, TopCashBack, and More

Online shopping makes finding the best deal very easy. No driving all over town to compare prices. The cost of gas will eat into or completely erase your savings anyway. If … Continue reading

December 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Custom Christmas Box For Me

Some of you may have already read my Birchbox Gifting Series where I sent Birchbox subs to all the women in my immediate family. My family is not small, so … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sephora + Hakuho-do Brushes Buy One Get One Free and VIBFACIAL

Sephora and hakuho-do collaborated to create a revolutionary line of brushes from the Sephora Pro team and traditional Japanese craftsmen. These stunning red, black, and white brushes caught my eye immediately. … Continue reading

December 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Birchbox Man January 2016 Review

Birchbox Man gives at least four beauty samples a month $20. The price is double the Woman’s box, because of the added lifestyle item, which usually retails for over $20 by itself. As long as … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Influenster Sally Hansen Badge Winner

Influenster gives free trial products of everything from beauty products to household items. To qualify for programs, you fill out quick product surveys. Once you’ve qualified, they mail the products. Try them and tell … Continue reading

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Birchbox $10 off a $35 Purchase Plus a Free Holiday Box

Birchbox sent unique promo codes for $10 off a $35 purchase in the December box. Even though that is a tick shy of 29%, which is a little over 1% … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Smiley360 AirHeads Crafting Mission

Never procrastinate. I will get to why procrastination is bad after I am bad for a few minutes and procrastinate yet again. First, I need to explain the root of this … Continue reading

December 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sephora 2016 Free Birthday Gifts and the Rouge Qualification Free Gift

The 2016 Sephora Birthday Gifts and Rouge Qualification gifts have officially been announced. Remember to check all birthday offers if your big day is approaching. People with birthdays late in the year can … Continue reading

December 19, 2015 · 7 Comments

Birchbox Women’s Annual Gift Subscriptions 20% off Plus a Deluxe Makeup Sample Bundle

Today only! Use code 20GIFT at Birchbox for 20% off women’s annual gift subscriptions. You will also get a deluxe makeup sample bundle for yourself. ‘Tis better to give than receive but always … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Walmart Beauty Box Review Winter 2015/2016

Wal-Mart Beauty Box is a subscription box delivered once per quarter. The items are given to you free of charge, and you pay $5 for the shipping. Your first $5 charges when you … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

Julep December 2015 Birthstone and YAYTODAY 50% off

I love collecting the Julep birthstones, so I collect them all and not just my birthstone. December’s offering is a topaz blue. Birthstones are usually only available in the Secret Store … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday from Sephora

My older son informed me about two months ago that he no longer wants to use baby products. It was really overdue. We opened a Sephora account for him. I knew we … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Birchbox December 2015 Winter Essentials Review

I started with Birchbox in February of 2014. Though all boxes have not completely rocked my world, I have not received any I’ve hated. Most were good, some were great, … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Free Sephora Gift Cards with Every Beauty Insider Account

Every year Sephora awards Beauty Insiders with gift cards. It almost always starts at the beginning of December. These are similar to actual gift cards, but they do have a … Continue reading

December 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

How to Decipher Dates on Beauty Products and Some Free Samples

Dates printed on beauty products without clear terms before or after are confusing . Sometimes, they are manufacture dates. Other times, they are expiration dates. There are times when numbers look like a date, … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Julep December 2015

When it comes to nail polish, I am a huge fan of Julep’s five free formula. These polishes chip less than most, and the polishes themselves are a good deal … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Advil® Sinus Congestion & Pain Smiley360 Mission

Smiley360 is an online community. It consists of influential consumers who try products and experiences for free. Brands give their products to Smiley360 who matches them to qualified community members … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finding My Perfect Skincare Regimen and Helping My Dry Skin Survive the Winter

I got into the skincare game late in life. Prior to age 33, I had never used a traditional serum. Essence was not introduced until very recently at 35. Though … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · 6 Comments

Essentielle Beauty 40% off Cyber Monday Haul

Essentielle Beauty is a company that focuses on Korean and Natural Skin Care. With a Beauty as Ritual motto, it aims to find the best beauty global trends and traditions. Although skincare … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sephora + Pantone Universe 2016 Color(s) of the Year, Rose Quartz and Serenity

The 2016 collection went live online 12/20/15. I look forward Sephora’s Pantone collaboration for Color of the Year. The 2013 color, Emerald, did not impress me. Radiant Orchid from 2014 … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Amazon Cyber Weekend Purchases

Other than my Sephora Black Friday order, which I actually placed on Thanksgiving, I sat out of Black Friday Deals. I’ve only braved Black Friday crowds to shop in person one … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sephora Cyber Weekend Mystery Sample Bag (Surprise Bag) SURPRIS3

Who does not love mystery samples! Okay, I know some people do not or more people would have Subscription Boxes. I have a love/hate relationship with mystery samples. Sometimes I … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

FabuFinds: Product Spotlight November 2015

Every month, I review my empty products. Some products are not worth thinking about once the month is over. Others are wonderful and seem like they’re made for me. Those … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Empties November 2015

When the new month starts, I toss everything I finished the previous month. I give a mini review of each item. Items I love are usually repurchased, so some of … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment