IPSY Glam Bag for March 2014

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This month my IPSY Glam Bag wasn’t too bad. The theme was Destination Beauty and I received a really cute makeup bag and two awesome makeup items, a skincare item, and a nail polish. However, I was disappointed that we only received 4 items this month.

In this month’s Glam Bag I received:

  • Be a Bombshell Eye Shadow Quad in Bora Bora
  • Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie Lipstick in Get Ready
  • Nicole by OPI Roughles textured nail polish in “On What Grounds?”
  • Klorane Smoothing and Relaxing Patches.

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Ulta Spring Haul 2013

Featured in this video: (Items picked up at 20% Off Sale)

  • Hot Tools 16 Oz Spray Bottle
  • Eco Tools Domed Bronzing Brush
  • Lorac Pro Palette
  • Iman Bronzer in Afterglow
  • NYX Lip Liner in Edge Pink
  • NYX Lip Liner in Nude Truffle
  • L’Oreal Colour Caresse Wet Shine Stain- Berry Persistant
  • Maybelline ColorSensational Vivids-Hot Plum
  • Maybelline ColorSensational Vivids-Vibrant Mandarin

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I Heart Ulta

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OMG!!! I am totally in love with Ulta right now. They have amazing customer service.

Last week, I was rather upset when I received my Ulta package. I ordered a Stila “In the Moment” eyeshadow pallete and a Just Cavalli perfume which arrived in pristine condition. However, the problem was with the samples that I received.

As a wannabe makeup guru , I love samples-especially of the skincare and makeup variety. And while I recognize that samples are free and should not warrant complaints, I was very surprised that all of the included makeup samples (a Maybelline Fresh Dream BB Cream, a L’Oreal Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream, and a Benefit’s Hello Flawless pressed powder) were the polar opposite of my actual skin tone. Tragically, all of the samples I received were for an ivory girl and I am clearly I’m mocha hued. Surely, in the 21st century, beauty companies should profile their customers and act accordingly. Yet, this was not the case and this incident was a sad reminder that I am African American consumer in an industry that predominately caters to Caucasian beauty.

Had this happened in the past, I would have just chalked the misfortune up to chance. Normally, I would have thrown the samples out or would have found a good home for the products with someone they would better suit. However, I spend an awful lot of money on makeup and beauty products and it’s just not fair to have to suck it up time after time when something like this happens. So I decided to do something different–I decided to call Ulta’s customer service. I figured, what’s the worst that could happen? At best,  I could ask for more appropriate samples and maybe receive them. At worst, one of my favorite beauty companies might upset me by being inconsiderate or apathetic to my needs as an African American woman. All I prayed was that one of my favorite companies would be kind with my request. Honestly, I didn’t truly think Ulta would send me new samples. I just hoped they would listen to my feedback and take that into consideration in the future.

Surprisingly, Ulta’s customer service was awesome. They listened to my explanation of the problem and promised to send me new samples. Although they could not promise to send the exact same samples in my shade, they were willing to send me new samples that I could actually use.  And guess what? They followed through and mailed me new samples that I totally love. Although I didn’t receive BB cream and pressed powder samples, I did receive skin care samples that I could use. I received three great items: a Philosophy Miracle Worker moisturizer, a Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Skin Therapy Oil, and best of all—a Benefit Porefessional  primer sample.

I guess it really is true “You have not because you ask not.” So lesson learned. Yay Ulta!!!!

Celebration

Look what showed up on my desk at work today. Wow!!! I have such thoughtful coworkers. In celebration of my doctorate, they treated me to the biggest chocolate cake I have ever seen (literally the cake must weigh 10 pounds and probably can feed 50). Plus I received a beautiful basket of live flowers. Yay!!!

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Glossybox March 2013

Featured in this video:

-Elite Models Liner in Matt Brown
-ModelCo Cheek & Lip Tint
-Pixi Magic Tink Tint
-Prestiche Essential Oil Bar Soap
-Sebastian Professional Shaper Fierce
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Naturebox.com March 2013

Featured in this video:

-Honey Mesquite Almonds
-Granny Smith Apples
-Toasted Cheddar Stix
-Roasted Kettle Kernals
-Sunshine Chips

[I will do a follow up video reviewing these products at a later time.]

**Get your 1st box of delicious & healthy snacks for $10 with code SNACKHEALTHY**
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Collective Haul–March 2013

Featured in this video:
-Sedona Lace Jumbo Fan Brush FB01
-Dickinson’s Pore Perfecting Toner (Witch Hazel)
-St. Ives Cranberry Seed and Grape Seed Oil Lotion
-Maybelline Vivids in Vivid Rose
-Iman Sheer Bronzing Powder in Clay
-Just Cavalli Eau de Toilette for Women
-Stila”In the Mood” Eye Shadow Palette
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Julep Link: http://bit.ly/Vu0Su1

GLOSSYBOX: http://bit.ly/119g7P7

Ebates: http://bit.ly/YFKwDf

Mini Haul-Lane Bryant (March 2013)

Can you believe I got (4) clothing items for $9.21? Take a look at this video and I’ll explain how. 🙂
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Ebates: http://bit.ly/YFKwDf

March Little Black Bag Pt. 2

Featured in this video:

1- Lydell NYC Oval Stone Drop Earrings
2- Deux Lux Decker Studded Clutch
3- FusionBeauty Illumifill Line Filling Luminizer
4- Danielle Nicole Davina Mini Crossbody
5- Lydell NYC Multi-Color Stone Necklace
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Julep Link: http://bit.ly/Vu0Su1

GLOSSYBOX: http://bit.ly/119g7P7

Ebates: http://bit.ly/YFKwDf

Tashia Mail and March Little Black Bag Pt. 1

Featured in this Video:

1- 1928 Stone Cluster Teardrop Earrings
2- All the Rage Stone Statement Necklace
3- 1928 Crescent Stone & Filigree Earrings
4- Robert Rose Side Pendant Chain Necklace
5- All the Rage Stone Statement Necklace
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Julep Link: http://bit.ly/Vu0Su1

GLOSSYBOX: http://bit.ly/119g7P7

Ebates: http://bit.ly/YFKwDf