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Influenster Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester Brightening Amine Face Lift Serum VoxBox Review

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

November 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephora Holiday Bonus 2018 Surprise Extension for VIB and Rouge Members

The Holiday Bonus for Beauty Insider members starts on Friday as I’ve already mentioned in its article. To quickly recap for anyone who has not seen that article, anyone can … Continue reading

November 14, 2018 · 2 Comments

My Search for a Natural Deodorant that Does Not Give Me Body Odor – A Lavanila and Schmidt’s Review

We’ve all heard that aluminum based deodorants are unhealthy. I’ve looked into this and to some extent, I agree. Aluminum plugs pores to block sweat. Sweating is natural and plugging … Continue reading

November 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Birchbox Limited Edition The Luxe Beauty Box Review

Limited Edition Boxes are my favorite items to purchase from Birchbox. These are a mixture of full and sample sized items that usually fit a specific box theme. All boxes have … Continue reading

November 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephora Favorites Beauty Vault: 12 Days of Makeup Grab or Pass

I’m not really sure what is going on at Sephora this year. It was not long ago when I wanted almost every favorites set it released. In 2018, I noticed … Continue reading

November 10, 2018 · 2 Comments

Ulta Beauty Cyber Fundays 2018

Cyberfundays returns in 2018 on November 15th at 10pm Central and runs all day on November 16th and 17th. Ulta Beauty advertises this as the biggest and best event of … Continue reading

November 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephora Holy Sheet

Sephora usually releases a Holy Sheet set twice a year. This is like a Sephora Favorites set that includes mostly sheet masks from the Sephora Collection. The first set usually … Continue reading

November 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ulta Beauty Holiday Haul Savings Event November 4th through November 10th

The Holiday Haul runs from November 4th through November 10th. This is an event I do not recall, so it is new for 2018 or was too small for me to … Continue reading

November 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ulta Beauty November 2018 10x Points Event for Diamond and Platinum Members

The Holiday Haul runs through 11/10/18. Ulta hosted its first ever mini 10x points for Platinum members on the first Thursday of November in 2017. That was on 11/02/17. Exactly … Continue reading

November 1, 2018 · 2 Comments

FabuFinds: Product Spotlight Summer 2018

After I review my Empty Products, I like to take a little extra time to go over the standouts. These FabuFinds are products I love so much they seem like … Continue reading

October 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Empties: Finished Product Reviews Summer 2018

I love reviewing my empty products, because I usually know by the time I’ve finished something how I feel about it. Reviews based on first impressions can change, so empty … Continue reading

October 30, 2018 · 4 Comments

Core Collection Summer 2018 Deal Discoveries

Welcome to the place where I like to discuss my favorites from each season that I did not finish. Anything I’ve finished this season made it into my Empties article. Items I … Continue reading

October 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

FabFitFun Fall 2018 Edit Sale Haul and Review

Add-on selection for Winter 2018 already opens on Thursday. Even though some customers only take the quarterly box, these edit sales and Editor’s Boxes can keep other FabFitFun members in on … Continue reading

October 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephora Play October 2018 Subscription Box 975 Review

Sephora Play! is a subscription box that offers five deluxe beauty samples and a bonus foil packet or perfume vial for $10 a month plus tax. Shipping is free. Only items sold … Continue reading

October 27, 2018 · 2 Comments

The Fall Sephora Holiday Bonus 2018 With Discounts at 20% Off for Rouge and VIB and 15% Off for Beauty Insider Members Event Runs October Through November

A surprise extension for VIB and Rouge members was announced on 11/14/18. Read more about it. It is time once again for the holiday bonus. The event kicks off for … Continue reading

October 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fake and Dishonest Reviews, Undeclared Sponsorships, and Bias – How Do You Know Who to Trust?

One of the things I am always saying is you need multiple sources of information for those who want to make informed purchase decisions. As a huge source for products … Continue reading

October 25, 2018 · 2 Comments

Birchbox October 2018 Subscription Box Review

Birchbox gives at least 5 deluxe beauty samples each month for $10. Some boxes have more than 5, but anything over 5 is usually a foil. Boxes get customized to your beauty profile, … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Walmart Beauty Box Fall 2018 Review

Walmart 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

October 23, 2018 · 2 Comments

Ulta Beauty Brand Specific Bonus Points

I got an email today with an offer I have never seen before, so I decided to start yet another tracking article. Every time I see an offer for bonus … Continue reading

October 22, 2018 · 4 Comments

FabFitFun Fall 2018 Editor’s Box Review

When the recent Edit Sale opened to seasonal subscribers, I noticed the Fall 2018 Editor’s Boxes had the Skyn Iceland Peel instead of the headphones. I purchased that peel as an add-on … Continue reading

October 21, 2018 · 12 Comments

Late Review of My Sephora Beauty Insider Community Gratis Featuring: Sol de Janeiro, Too Faced, OUAI, Replica, hush, and Juliette Has a Gun

On 05/04/18, a Beauty Insider Community moderator at Sephora reached out to me to see if I wanted some free products. The answer to that question is always yes. Who does not … Continue reading

October 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Subscriber Giveaway

Entry for this giveaway is closed. The winner has responded, and I will mail her products soon. As soon as my winner confirms receipt of her products, I will link a separate article … Continue reading

October 14, 2018 · 33 Comments

A Foil a Day in October 2018 – Challenge to Use and Review the Beauty Packets Deal Shopper Collect

I am getting a really late start in October, so I will probably not finish this until sometime in November. The month I take off gives me time to catch … Continue reading

October 9, 2018 · 4 Comments

Ulta Diamond Perk Beauty Bag GWP Offers

Every time a Diamond Perk Beauty bag pops up through 2019, I will update this article. The Diamond Program is still new, and I was not Diamond for the first … Continue reading

October 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Do You Need a Color Switch or Will a Dupe Work as a Dry Brush Cleaner? My Test and Review of Four, including a DIY Dollar Tree Project

Whether your brush collection is small or you have some brushes you love that you use for multiple colors, a dry brush cleaner can help. It is mostly commonly called a … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 · 6 Comments

Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale 25% Off Plus $15 off a $150 Beauty Purchase

As we enter the fourth quarter of the year, expect to see a lot of friends and family sales. This is the time of year when retailers reward its customers. … Continue reading

September 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephora Play Smarts and Play Luxe – Is it Worth $20 or $25

I’ve been subscribed to the regular Sephora Play box since the national launch, because it is only $10 a month. Even though I end up with a lot of duplicate samples, … Continue reading

September 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephora 10 Days of Samples With a Mystery Sample Revealed Each Day

Sephora is bringing back mystery samples starting tomorrow. Every day, for 10 days, a mystery sample will get revealed. I always enjoy this promotion and others like it, because it … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Birchbox September 2018 Featured Box Review

I used the $10 Birchbox awarded to Aces from Customer Appreciation Day to purchase the featured box for September. Subscribers can always receive the featured box in place of a surprise … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ulta Beauty Fall Haul Sales Event Stock Up On Everyday Faves September 23rd through 29th 2018

The Gorgeous Hair Event is happening now. It is highly likely the next 20% off prestige coupon will come during the Gorgeous Hair Event. Ulta dropped another mini event between it and the 21 Days … Continue reading

September 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Julep Beauty Box Subscription

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