Wednesday, August 8, 2012

June 2012 Sample Society Shipment

I have had a busy summer playing catch up and trying all my beauty sampling products.  In my excitement, I noticed I have been remiss in posting updates on my shipments as I receive them.  Here's information on the June 2012 Sample Society with Allure Magazine shipment ($15 a month).

The June 2012 shipment contained 5 deluxe samples as well as a $15 gift code for a future purchase, not to mention their usual booklet of tips as follows (descriptions courtesy of

  • Jane Iredale - Just Kissed Lip Plumper - Madrid (Sample; full size $25) - Make your lips full and kissable with Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip Plumper. Special peptides give moisture and visible plumping that lasts. One single sweep of this tinted cool mint and ginger lip plumper and your lips will be transformed with sheer natural color and a refreshing feeling you can't top.
    • Refreshing lip plumper that makes lips full and kissable
    • Delivers a sheer natural color
    • Special peptides moisturize and plump lips
    Especially Suited For: All skin types
    Essential Elements: Just Kissed Lip Plumper features spearmint and peppermint oils, in combination with ginger root extract, to stimulate blood circulation making lips fuller faster without pain. Shea butter, sunflower oil and aloe vera soften and hydrate lips, while the essential oils of lemon and tangerine help to exfoliate dead skin cells
    For Best Effect: To moisturize, condition and plump your lips while adding just a kiss of color, sweep on Just Kissed Lip Plumper straight from the tube or with your Lip Brush.
  • Oscar De La Renta - Live in Love (Sample; full size $58) - 
  • Inspired by Oscar de la Renta's passion for life, Live in Love Eau de Parfum Spray is a reflection of the woman who lives each day filled with joy and beauty. A green floral bouquet, with a sparkling heart and sensuous dry down. A classic scent in its richness and beauty, but with an updated more contemporary feeling.
    • Women's fragrance inspired by her passion for life
    • A green floral bouquet
    • A classic, yet contemporary scent
  • Alterna - Boho Waves Texture Mist (Sample; full size $22) - 
  • Alterna's breakthrough Bamboo Style Boho Waves Texture Mist combines strengthening organic bamboo extract and nourishing blue yucca root in a weightless texturizing spray that instantly gives you natural, tousled, "just-back-from-the-beach" waves. Sport them at the office, at the wine bar, on the beach - these waves are meant to be seen in.
    • Adds texture, volume and shine
    • Creates natural-looking, shore-sexy hair
    • Weightless spray won't weigh hair down
    Especially Suited For: All hair types
    Essential Elements: Made with Certified Organic ingredients.
    For Best Effect: Spray on damp or dry hair from roots to ends, and shape with fingers for loose, tousled style.
    Free Of: Sulfates, sodium chloride, parabens, gluten, TEA, phthalates.
  • Caudalie - Premier Cru Eye Cream (Sample; full size $95) - Caudalie Premier Cru The Eye Cream is the ultimate anti-aging eye cream for immediate and long-lasting visible results. It targets all the visible signs of aging around the eyes: wrinkles, loss of elasticity, dehydration, dark circles, puffiness, dark spots and loss of radiance. Premier Cru The Eye Cream immediately brightens and correct dark circles thanks to silvery, coppery and iridescent pearlizers.
    • Anti-aging cream
    • Targets visible signs of aging around the eyes
    • Eliminates dark circles
    Especially Suited For: All skin types
    Essential Elements: Caudalie Premier Cru The Eye Cream comes in a 0.5-ounce bottle.
    For Best Effect: Put a small amount of The Eye Cream on the tip of your finger and then delicately apply with a gentle tapping motion working around the eye from the inside out. Then, lightly smooth the area, beginning with the undereye, then moving out towards the temples and up to the eyelid. Repeat 3 times.
  • Murad - Clarifying Cleanser (Sample; full size $26) - 
  • Use Murad Clarifying Cleanser that helps eliminate 99.9% of surface bacteria and clears blemishes. This cleanser prepares your skin to allow maximum penetration of ingredients and prevents new breakouts. It is especially designed for those with blemish-prone skin.
    • Helps clear blemishes
    • Prevents new breakouts
    • Prepares the skin to maximize penetration of ingredients
    • Suitable for blemish-prone skin
    It contains various organic and pharmaceutical ingredients that releases acne treatment for hours even after rinsing.

    Just For You: Blemish-prone skin 

    A Closer Look: Murad Clarifying Cleanser contains various organic and pharmaceutical ingredients that cools and calms inflamed skin. It also can provide powerful antibacterial protection to inhibit blemish formation. 

    Get Started: Massage a small amount over damp face and neck. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  • June's tips:
    1. Make Your Lips Look Plumper
    2. How to Wear Fragrance Politely
    3. Getting the Sexiest Beachy Waves
    4. Eye Anti-Aging 101
    5. Clear Skin Made Simple
Overall rating: Booyah!

Membership is limited so if you get the chance to join the Sample Society, I highly recommend it.

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