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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 them appear in the Empties Series a lot. If I like or am indifferent to an item, I will not rush out to repurchase, but I would be willing to use or try it again. Items that are not for me may not always be empty. Generally, I finish them but do not use them again in the future. If they’re really awful and new samples find their way to me, I give them to someone else unopened. For items I really love, I do a separate product spotlight to discuss them in more detail.
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I can only think of one person who claims not to like samples. Said person gladly accepts ones I give him that he wants to try though. He will not accept any he’s never heard of or is not interested in trying, so a better way to word it is, he does not want to sample anything he has not first researched. There are people who feel the same way. What would you think if I told you not only can you research an item, but you can contact the company for a completely free sample. I am not referring to a gift with purchase, but I actually mean a free sample. You do not even pay for shipping.
People will tell you that there is no such thing as free, but that is not always true. My Free Samples Page provides more information on sample opportunities. Sometimes companies want test subjects to sample products and review them. It helps with product studies as well as free word of mouth advertising based on how many people see the review. Some of you may have already seen the article I wrote on the free Dr. Dennis Gross item I received for review purposes. Continue reading