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 people what you think in person and on social media. Complete a short exit survey and review the product(s) on Influenster. The more active you are the more programs you qualify for. Everything received from Influenster is free. Some virtual Voxboxes or multi product packages include coupons to redeem for the product. At times, the coupon will not cover the full amount, but you can opt out of any program that only offers discounts or does not interest you. If you are unfamiliar with Influenster, you can read my overview.
The Back To Cool VirtualVox provides a badge for completing three easy tasks. It is possible the number of badges and type of badges you have play a role in what campaigns you’re selected for. I get selected into hair campaigns more than anything else, so I think they see my hair badges and think, ‘let’s send her some more shampoo.’ Not that I’m complaining, because I love shampoo. Any VoxBox that is not difficult to complete that puts something other than a hair badge into my list is something I will usually do. My goal is to get something other than shampoo to sample.
The top 200 badge holders (chosen by Influenster) get an automatic spot in an upcoming VoxBox. I completed my badge by: reviewing my all time favorite product (took about 2 minutes), uploading a photo of my all-time favorite product using Photo Booth in the app (took about 30 seconds), and creating a list of my classic must-haves (took less than five minutes). This article is actually the thing that I spent the most time on, and there is no social sharing even required for this VoxBox. Sharing will not help me win either, so this is just my way of telling you about the contest.
My Cult Classics list consists of five products I never want to run out of. The Julep Oxygen Smoothing Base Coat is my favorite base coat, and I’d like to keep my nails painted most of the time. Josie Maran Whipped Argan Body Butter is so dreamy and moisturizing. Lipstick Queen Jean Queen lipstick is such a pretty color with a wonderful formula. Laura Geller Blush-n-Brighten in Boysenberry is such a perfect color on me, and the formula lasts longer than other powder blushes. Egyptian Magic is a wonderful multi-tasker that I use on the heels of my feet, on patches of eczema, and more.
If you’re an Influenster, I am pretty sure the Back To Cool VirtualVox is open to everyone. I do not always take part in these, so feel free to skip it if you’re not feeling it. This type of VirtualVox feels more like a contest. Winning a spot in the upcoming box would be nice, but I would not have tried if the tasks were hard. There are still three days left on this, so join now if you want to take part. It’s completely possible there is a cutoff date though, so do not quote me on that. The good news is if you join and cannot take part in this, there are always other free boxes and virtual vox boxes. See all Influenster articles. View my main page for the guide map to the site and deeper deal exploration.
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I'm Kimberly. Shopping is always more fun when I've found the best deal available, so I am always on the hunt. My father instilled that in me, and I love that I carry a piece of him. Sometimes, my husband and sons (12 and 7) let me shop for them, too. They do not use as many beauty products as I do. We can all benefit from nice products, even though their routine ends with moisturizer. That is when I can convince my 12-year-old to apply it.