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Friday, October 31, 2008

Are you a Sephora Beauty Insider?

If not, I encourage you to do so, immediately! Why? To join their Sephora email list and get notified of their Beauty Insiders-only newsletter.. This is what I got in my inbox today:

Use the code: BEAUTYBOX when you checkout with any order of $25 or more.

The holiday trend this year seems to be.. blockbuster.

Enjoy the holidays early and treat yourself with this bountiful 15 sample size pack with a mini-train! I will post more on products that I am adding to my Sephora wish list this year.

FYI..limited supplies only!!

Free entree at McCormick and Schmick's-TODAY only

Happy Halloween!!! As you enjoy the frightful holiday with your festivities, you might want to consider this special treat: Buy one dinner entree, get one free!

Simply print this coupon and redeem! Valid for today only!! Happy Halloween!! To go to the official coupon..
Click here: http://www.fishbowl.com/clt/mccrmck/pc/200810/1/ctbr.htm

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Kenneth Cole Sample Sale- Now Until Oct 31

Check out the Kenneth Cole Sample Sale for Men and Women's apparel, accessories, and shoe. Sale takes place from Oct 28-Oct 31, starting from 10am until the evening, either 6 or 7pm. It's only in New York City, so if you live in the area or know someone who does, pass the word to them!
Location: 261 W. 36th Street between 7th and 8th avenue 2nd Floor.

Happy Shopping!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Sephora's Ultimate Blockbuster Palette for $48 ($320 value)

I am part of Sephora's email list because I am a beauty junkie! I just have to know what new products they are offering, so when I saw this subject heading: 30,000 looks for $48 (a $320 value)!, I just had to open the email.

I adore palettes and this one is no exception! Look at how many colors they have! This is called the Ultimate Blockbuster - Collector's Edition, and by golly, if I didn't have so many products already I would order this!

This contains: 71 eyeshadow shades (0.04 oz each), 13 cream eyeshadow shades (0.03 oz each), 5 blushes (0.19 oz each), 1 compact powder (0.19 oz), 60 lip glosses (0.03 oz each), one lip liner, one eyeliner, 4 brushes, 3 sponge-tipped applicators, and a smart black case.

Sephora also sells other beauty palettes, but they are so little compared to this one. Check it out: Other palettes

Want to buy the Ultimate Blockbuster? Go here: http://www.sephora.com/browse/product.jhtml?id=P220561&categoryId=C18750

LACOSTE Friends & Family - 25% off

To receive the Friends & Family discount of 25% off at LACOSTE, enter FF102008 at checkout. Unfortunately, I just discovered this and and it expires tomorrow, Monday October 27. Hopefully there will still be good merchandise left and of your size!

Happy Shopping!

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Guess & Bloomingdales in NYC event- Oct 30, 2008

Guess & Bloomingdales Oct 30, 2008 at the 59th St. store for an evening of fun and shopping! The event starts at 6pm until 8pm, so you have two full hours to shop!!!

Comment if you're going!


Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Calvin Klein Friends & Family 30% Discount Oct 23-26, 2008

A lot of retailers are now offering Friends & Family discounts, because they are 1)generous 2) want us to spend for the holidays 3) a good promotion!

Similar to the Tommy Hilfiger Friends & Family discount earlier this month, they only last a few days, so take advantage of this now!! (unless you're planning to save until Black Friday)

Use the code: FRIENDS1 during checkout or print out the above coupon to your closest store.

Happy shopping!

Free Dove T-Shirt with $15 purchase of Dove products

"You're Beautiful!"

This is slogan on the cute Dove t-shirt that they are offering consumers who have purchased at least $15 worth of Dove beauty products. Products must be purchased between Oct 12 - Dec 31, 2008, send the form with a dated receipt and a $2.25 check to cover shipping & handling costs.

To get the form... Go here: http://content.dove.us/promos/pdfs/dove_t-shirt_form.pdf

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Shecky's Girls Night Out Recap 1

I had the pleasure of attending New York City's Shecky's Girls Night Out last Friday evening. The full week long event in NYC took place the Puck Building in Soho and what a gorgeous historic building it is! After a quick 15 minute wait in line, I picked up my wristband and Goody Bag ticket (later to be redeemed on the 7th floor) and was amazed (!!!) at the how many vendors there were!! They were selling their hand-made jewelry, bags/clutches, clothing.. This was heaven! There were 3 large rooms on the first floor and one larger area on the 7th floor. If there were any more rooms, I would have been 1) broke and 2) sad that I didn't see it.

There was a goody bag filled with wonderful products from their sponsors.. pictures to be posted soon!

Highlights from the evening:
1) Chatted with one of the reps from Nintendo DS (they gave out a cute cotton tote bag) and he told me about his job(s). He's an actor and is an extra for Lipstick Jungle. They're filming Monday (Oct 20) in Union Square's farmers market, probably early morning if you're interested.

2) Got my nails done, courtesy of Chambord (yummy drinks), ugly nails =( but I got a free nail polish called J'adore Chambord.

3) Beer and food tasting! Tried 4 different kinds of beers, each paired with Bree cheese, canteloupe, raspberry cheese, and dark chocolate. Pics to be posted soon!

4) Goody bag!!! Filled with generous sized samples, including Borba water, toothpaste, chocolate, Aquafresh whitening, Dove energizing lotion/deodorant, and sooo much more! It came in a cute reusable tote bag too.


And here is the rest of it.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Free Coffee from Barnes and Nobles Starbucks

Enjoy a complimentary cappuccino from Barnes and Nobles' Cafe (Starbucks). Yum Yum! Also, you can save 15% on any one item while you drink your free drink. Hmm, with retailers worried about the upcoming Holiday season, could B&N be trying to get more business before Halloween comes around?

These coupons expire October 31, 2008

To get more info, go to..


Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Free Haircut, Manicure or Pedicure from Herbal Essences

Herbal Essences is giving away free haircuts, manicures or pedicures when you purchase two of their specially marked bottles. So if you were thinking of buying some shampoo/conditioner anyway, why not get an extra beauty bonus?

To get the free manicure or pedicure, go here: http://www.tlc-rewards.com/herbalessencesmaniorpedioffer/

To get the free haircut, go here: http://www2.tlc-rewards.com/hehaircutoffer/

This is only available for US or Canadian residents.


Monday, October 13, 2008

Bare Escentuals CEO sighting in NYC!

I was fortunate to see Leslie Blodgett, CEO of Bare Escentuals (one of my favorite make-up brands) in Sephora's New York City Times Square location. (check out my other post about the event.) She was there from 2-4pm on Saturday, October 11, and after walking roughly ten blocks from the MOMA, we made it just in time! 3:45pm- We arrived! She took pictures with the rest of the Sephora beauty team:

I waited patiently for 5 minutes as two other eager beauty-fiends got her autograph and picture taken. After talking to her briefly and praising her products, she and her team left to continue the rest of her journey back home.

Her bus parked outside the store:

Check out Bare Escentuals products at Sephora! http://sephora.com/brands/bare-escentuals/index.jhtml
Happy shopping!

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Clinique Bonus Gift- Now through Oct. 25

It's that time of year again... for Clinique's bonus gift! Spend $21.50 or more at a participating Macy's and get this wonderful gift!

Clinique offers this gift twice a year, and I have gotten them at least once a year. I'm still using the mini-eyeshadow and blush palette so I think I will wait until next Spring to get another one. However, if you were going to buy something from them anyway, this is a great time to snatch your beauty goodies!

The bonus includes:
1) Clarifying Lotion 2
2) Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion
3) Different Lipstick in A Different Grape
4) High Impact Mascara in Black
5) Clinique Colour Palette
6) Cosmetics Bag (the one in silver)
7) Choice of companion bag-oblong, round or square (Note: They are small!! The round bag is much bigger than the square one)

You may purchase your items at a Macy's near you (locate one now!) or if there isn't one nearby, you can go to macys.com and get free shipping with a $50 Clinique purchase using the promo code: ....to find out what it is..

Friday, October 10, 2008

Watch Ironic Iconic America!

In case you missed my earlier post on, Tommy Hilfiger's Ironic Iconic America televion show, and you weren't able to watch it on October 3, you can now watch it on their website! Go here: http://usa.tommy.com/#/news_events/ironic_iconic_america_tv/watch_the_show


Thursday, October 09, 2008

Bare Escentuals Coming to NYC-Oct 11

Bare Escentuals' Make up team is coming to Boston today (October 9) and this Saturday, October 11, 2008 as part of the Try, Believe, Love Tour ! The schedule is as follows:

Leslie Blodgett will be making a personal appearance at both events, so it would be awesome to talk to her and get some advice.

Also, if you've never tried their bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation and Brush, visit your local Bare Escentuals Boutique, Sephora, Sephora inside JCPenney, Ulta or selected Nordstrom Stores for a FREE 10-day trial size sample.
For more details...

GO here: http://bareescentuals.com/news/try-believe-love.html

Monday, October 06, 2008

Tommy Hilfiger Friends & Family Discount Oct 6-9

Today, October 6 through Thursday, October 9, Tommy Hilfiger is offering their Friends & Family discount of 30% off. Use the promo code: THFRIENDS08

Enjoy! If you've purchased anything there, please comment and share!
Happy shopping!

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Tommy Hilfiger presents "Ironic Iconic America" October 3 on Bravo

If you're home on a Friday evening, in particular, October 3, and have cable, you should watch Ironic Iconic America. I read the book and it has lots of insight into American pop culture and trends. Happy watching!

Go to: www.tommy.com

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Chanel Skincare Event in NYC- October 11

Chanel Skincare Event in NYC this Saturday, October 11, 2008 at the Macy's Herald Square from 3-6pm. This weekend is just a beauty-ful weekend! Why? You'll have to wait for upcoming posts for more BEAUTY events on Saturday! :)

Allure Virtual Store Grand Opening today!

October 1 is the start of a new month, start of the 30 Days of Beauty, and the grand opening of Allure's Virtual Store!

Allure partnered with Sephora, to create this Virtual Store where you can purchase limited-edition items, watch videos, and see their recommended products. This site is animated and makes me feel like I am in the middle of a huge corporate building lobby with the items on shelves. With the press of a button, the aisle of products comes to me- no walking required!

It's not quite 12pm noon right now, so I don't see the items for sale (in the above ad), so I will have to wait patiently and see if the hype is worth it..

Stay tuned!

To see the limited edition products, they are under the "Offers" tab: Limited Edition products. I have to say, I'm quite disappointed because they don't seem that special. I wish there was more variety in its products as well. The best bargain seems to be the Maybelline starter kit for $14.95 + shopping & handling.

On a good note, the Allure Virtual Store is offering a Sampling Bar, where you can enter to win a sample of a product, such as Aveeno products, Christina Aguilera's Inspire perfume, etc..

Check out the shop for yourself at http://www.allurevirtualstore.com
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