If you’re reading this article, you’re probably a deal shopper. Some people confuse deal shoppers with people who will buy anything as long as it is on the sale. While that is a perfectly acceptable method for those who choose that, the average deal shopper has brands or specific items they’re interested in. When the deal is right, they strike. Whether one is a deal shopper or not, we all want to get the most bang for our buck. Spending a lot to get our desired items is totally worth it when we use the products to the item’s fullest potential.
Most probably read the first paragraph and said, “duh.” But, are you really using your products correctly? In our time, there are so many products and innovations on the market. Our mothers and their mothers had fewer choices, so they did not have to stay on top of research. It is important that we research our products, because what good is a deal if we are counter acting the effectiveness of our products? I have been guilty of mixing products that do not mesh well. Have you?
What is an Allure Beauty Enthusiast? A member of a community who can learn about, discuss and in some cases even test new products. Everyone can take part as much or as little as desired. My personal level of contribution is on the moderate side, which still equates to very little real time spent. I do at time click-through emails. Occasionally, I take part in quick polls. If I have extra downtime, I will even read the monthly newsletter. Head over to the site, and you will see there is not a lot to do on it. That is because everything is simple.
More often than not, the take a study section is empty other than the perpetual address update. If they do need to mail you something, they want to make sure you get it. I get regular emails alerting me to the comings and goings, so if a chance to take part in a study pops up, you will usually get an email first. You will never log in and get the sense you missed anything. The only section I really look into is the Allure Access on the bottom right. That is the only section where I at times see things I did not get an email on.
I joined Allure Beauty Enthusiasts after receiving an invitation via email. Although I do not subscribe to Allure Magazine, I have subscribed to the Allure Sample Society box. Generally, I trust Allure and respect most of its reviews. As a Beauty Enthusiast, I get first access to deals, promotions, the chance to test new products for free, and more.
I received a survey to participate in a trial. Apparently, my results coincided with the test subjects they were in search of. My skin is combination dry with slightly oily skin in what I call my upside down T zone. My forehead does not get oily, but my chin does. The survey was short, so I do not worry about taking a lot of long surveys only to find out I do not qualify. There is no charge for this program, so I decide how much time I want to spend on programs, which is very little.
When it comes to beauty, I want to be as involved as possible. I am super comfortable going out sans makeup and do it frequently. Thanks to great skincare and self confidence, I feel fine. However, I love getting dolled up when I have the time. It is so much fun. Makeup is an art form, and I love the outlet. More than anything, I love experimenting and playing with it all. So, when Allure invited me to be a Beauty Enthusiast. How could I say no?
Allure Beauty Enthusiasts get insider access to exclusive offers. Yes, please. As I am sure you’ve noticed if you’ve peeked at my site, I love offers, deals, and all things beautiful for a great deal. Some enthusiasts get invited to VIP events. I am waiting on a nice invite, so I can be included in this one. My guess is Enthusiasts in bigger cities probably see a little more action on this front. Having a voice is an awesome part about being an Enthusiast. You get a chance to weigh in on topics that matter to you in the form of surveys. Only one has been too long causing me to ditch it. The rest have been okay. If you make it through a survey, you will usually be entered to win a prize. If I ever win one, I will report back, of course.