Friday, September 14, 2012

September 2012 Sample Society Shipment

Allure Magazine has partnered with in launching a beauty sampling program.  Each monthly shipment costs $15 dollars and contains 5 deluxe samples as well as a $15 gift code for a future purchase of $50 or more, and a booklet of tips.  If you end up using the code, the box pays for itself.

The September 2012 shipment contained the following:
  • Ahava - Purifying Mud Mask (0.9 oz/25 g; full size 4.4 oz/$30) - Apply this unique mineral mud mask once or twice a week. It contains purifying and softening qualities, clears skin of excess oils, roots out the grime and blackheads, and prevents the formation of blemishes.

  • Borghese - B Gloss - Fiore (Sample 0.16 oz/4.73 ml; full size 0.21 oz/$18.50) - Borghese B Gloss Lip Gloss is a lush, glossy color that accentuates lips and provides high-shine looks. Moisturizers deliver a soothing treat while high style pigments add luminosity.
    • Has a long-wearing formula
    • Vitamins A and E deliver moisture
    • Avocado oil, jojoba oil and aloe vera soothe lips
    Especially Suited For: All skin types
    Essential Elements: Borghese B Gloss Lip Gloss comes in a 0.21-ounce tube.
    For Best Effect: Wear Borghese B Gloss Lip Gloss alone for a sheer natural look. Also use it over lipstick for a glimmering accent.

    • Cellceuticals - Extremely Gentle Skin Cleanser (2 fl oz/60 ml sample; full size $35) - Tender Touch
      Ideal for even the most sensitive skin, CellCeuticals Extremely Gentle Cleanser removes impurities and makeup without drying out the skin. This daily cleanser hydrates the skin and leaves it feeling supple as it removes facial and eye makeup. This product is appropriate for all ages.
      • Ideal for sensitive skin
      • Hydrates as it removes impurities and makeup
      • Appropriate for all ages
      Especially Suited For: All skin types
      Essential Elements: CellCeuticals Extremely Gentle Cleanser is formulated to remove makeup without stripping the skin of essential moisture.
      For Best Effect: Use as directed.

    • Diptyque - Eau de Toilette Fragrance (32 ml/.06 fl oz sample; Full size 3.4 oz/$120) -  Made for both women and men, the Diptyque Eaux de Toilette use the finest raw materials to relate a childhood memory and poetically reinvent and enhance nature or a journey, real or dreamed of. Philosykos, which in Greek means "friend of the fig tree," is an ode to the entire tree: the green, pungent freshness of the leaves, the wood warmed in the sun and the milky flavor of the fruit.
      • Uses the finest raw materials
      • Philosykos is in Diptyque's Fruity Family
      • An ode to the fig tree
      Especially Suited For: Both men and women
      Essential Elements: Philosykos Eau de Toilette comes in a 3.4-oz. bottle.
      For Best Effect: Apply to pressure points as needed.
    • Stila Cosmetics - Smudge Crayon - Umber (Sample; full size 1.7 oz/$22) - Stila Smudge Crayon Waterproof Eye Primer + Shadow + Liner Dazzle is a 3-in-1 gel-based product that glides on with ease and stays in place until you say when. This creamy, multi-pearl formula is infused with emollients for a smooth, comfortable application. Stila Smudge Crayon Waterproof Eye Primer + Shadow + Line Dazzle also provides rich, bold color for more than 6 hours of continuous wear that won't crease over time. The best part: There's a pull-out sharpener conveniently hidden in the base so your product can be ôon pointo no matter where you are.
      • 3-in-1 product
      • Creamy, multi-pearl formula
      • Glides on smooth
      • Provides rich, bold color for more than 6 hours
      • Contains a pull-out sharpener
      Especially Suited For: All skin types

      Essential Elements: This creamy, multi-pearl formula is infused with emollients for a smooth, comfortable application.

      For Best Effect: Apply to eyes as needed.

    September's tips:
      1. How to Bring Out Your Eye Color
      2. Break Out of Your Fragrance Rut
      3. Lasting Lip Gloss 101
      4. Big Blemish Questions - and Answers
      5. 3 Really Good Reasons to Wash Your Face at Night
    Overall rating: Booyah! This month's shipment contained items that are suitable for my skin type and who doesn't love a budge-proof liner?Guess what I'll be using my $15 gift code towards?

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

    1 comment:

    1. The eye liner is very beauty.The tips you given for to bring to eye colour is so beautiful...

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