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Sephora Gift with Purchase: Hello Kitty Sephora Originals Bag & Samples

Sunday, January 15th, 2012 | Collaborations, Free Stuff, Photos | 4 Comments

Meilily: Sephora Hello Kitty Gift with Purchase Bag & Samples
Meilily Free Stuff Alert & Photos: Hello Kitty Sephora Cosmetics Bag with Samples!

As one of their limited time offers, Sephora.com has been giving away gift with purchase bags with $25 orders, including a great little Hello Kitty Cosmetics Bag full of nice samples. From among three Sephora gift bag options, this clear Hello Kitty bag was my pick, because it’s Hello Kitty done right (and makes a great travel bag).

Unlike the traditional uber-pink Hello Kitty products that we girls used to adore as pre-adolescents, this Hello Kitty Sephora Originals bag seems designed for Hello Kitty girls who have grown up (and gotten jobs). Though this clear Hello Kitty cosmetics bag has a few touches of pale pink, it mostly features a subtle silver Hello Kitty print that will make you look twice.

More Details on the Hello Kitty Sephora Gift Bag… › Continue reading

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Meilily Giveaway: Spring Bronzing Essentials from Josie Maran & Clarins

Sunday, March 27th, 2011 | Contests, Free Stuff, Makeup, Photos, Skincare | 22 Comments

Meilily Giveaway: Spring Bronzing - Clarins Self Tanning Mousse & Josie Maran Cream Bronzer
Meilily Spring Bronzing Giveaway: Josie Maran & Clarins Beauty & Skincare!

[The winner is.... Kayleigh! Congratulations!]

To celebrate Spring and to thank our readers, Meilily is giving away a set of Spring Bronzing Essentials with products from Josie Maran & Clarins! Enter to win this week until April 1 – we’ll post the winner here!

Giveaway Product Details:
- One Josie Maran Cream Bronzer in Beach No. 1 (full size, mirrored compact).
- One Clarins Delectable Self Tanning Mousse SPF 15 (15 ml deluxe travel size tube)

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What Anthropologie Got Me for My Birthday: Candle Necklace, Card & Coupon!

Monday, October 11th, 2010 | Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Jewelry, Photos | 4 Comments


Meilily Hot Happenings & Free Stuff Alert: Special Birthday Gift for Anthropologie Members!

During my birthday month, Anthroplogie personally sent me a lovely birthday card and birthday gift. So thoughtful of them to remember my birthday! I know how busy they must be coming up with the cutest clothing every season, but they somehow managed to remember!

Perhaps it helped that I am an Anthropologie “member.” I originally signed up because it’s free and I like to shop there – plus they give you a membership card, the Anthro Card, in a really cute fabric drawstring bag. Since then, I have discovered some nice perks to being an Anthro account holder, including free shipping and now a surprise birthday gift!

What Anthropologie Got Me for My Birthday

Inside a lovely envelope of thick paper, I found a white card with a cupcake motif attached to a cute candle necklace › Continue reading

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Levi’s Curve ID Jeans Launch: Free Jeans, Photos & Custom Fit Curves!

Thursday, September 16th, 2010 | Fashion, Free Stuff, Photos, Product Launches | 2 Comments

Meilily: Levi's SF Store Curve ID Window Displays

Meilily Hot Happenings & Photos: Levi’s Curve ID Jeans Launch in SF with Free Jeans!

OK, what could be better than free jeans?! How about free Levi’s Curve ID Jeans, a new product from Levi’s specifically designed to fit more than just one type (er shape) of woman.

I recently attended a Levi’s Curve ID launch event in San Francisco at the Union Square Levi’s shop. I got to meet You Nguyen, SVP of Levi’s Women’s Merchandising and Design, who gave a demo that illustrated precisely why women traditionally have such a hard time finding jeans that fit based on size (but not shape). I even got to to try free Curve ID jeans!

*Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 Get a free pair of Levi’s Curve ID jeans at the San Francisco Levi’s store at 300 Post St. Just bring in an old pair of jeans to get free Curve ID jeans! First come first serve!

Photos and Details: How the New Curve ID Jeans Fit Different Women…
Levi’s developed Curve ID jeans after researching body shape variations in women and surveying real women. The new jeans are sized not just by waist size but by the ratio or difference between a woman’s natural waist, upper hip, and butt measurements- her real shape!

The Three Levi’s Curve ID (Lower) Body Shape Types:
- Slight Curve (straighter from waist to butt)
- Demi Curve (average proportion between waist and butt)
- Bold Curve (more difference or curve between waist and butt)

Photos from Meilily: Size 27 Models Wearing Different Curve ID Skinny Jeans
Models wearing, from left to right: Slight Curve, Demi Curve, Bold Curve.

Front view: Size 27 models, each with a different hip shape…

Meilily: Levi's Curve ID models, all size 27 - Front

Side view: Size 27 models, each with a different derriere shape…… wow!

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Free Clarins Wrinkle Correction Cream from Sephora and Lucky Magazine

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 | Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Photos, Skincare | Comments Off

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Meilily Free Stuff Alert! Free Clarins Multi-Active Day Cream!
This is one of my favorite free offers yet- Free Clarins!

Right now get a free 15 ml deluxe sample of Clarins Multi-Active Day Early Wrinkle Correction Cream at Sephora, both in store and online! Here’s how…

- In Store: To pick up your perfectly free Clarins sample in store, just bring the tear-off coupon found inside the October 2009 issue of Lucky Magazine to a Sephora store. So easy! No purchase required! (Coupon should be near page 102 of Lucky mag.)
- Online: Use code CLARINS online at Sephora.com to get the free Clarins sample (Sephora order required).
Offer available from September 8 until October 31, 2009.

Wanna see a product photo of the Clarins Multi-Active Day cream freebie? Find out more about Clarins! › Continue reading

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Giorgio Armani Beauty Event Gift from Neiman Marcus

Friday, September 18th, 2009 | Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Makeup, Photos, Skincare, Stores | 2 Comments

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Meilily Product Pick and Photos! Giorgio Armani Beauty Gift with Purchase!
As promised, here are more details and photos of the Giorgio Armani gift with purchase from The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus.

During The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus, get a Giorgio Armani makeup and skincare gift when you spend at least $100 $150* at the Giorgio Armani counter. (Combine this with other Neiman Marcus Beauty Event gift offers, and you could end up with multiple gifts with purchase!)

*Note: Neiman Marcus just changed the Giorgio Armani offer, raising the minimum purchase (from $100 to $150) and also changing the gift items. Apparently the original Armani beauty gift was too good to last!

The Original Giorgio Armani Gift with Purchase (Shown) Includes:
- Shine Lipstick (Shade 50, mauve rose) full size
- Eyes to Kill Mascara deluxe sample 0.06 fl. oz.
- Crema Nera Cream sample 1 gram. › Continue reading

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InStyle Makeover Issue Offer: Get a Free KMS Haircare Set from Ulta

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 | Free Stuff, Photos | 1 Comment

Meilily Free Stuff:  KMS Haircare Set Coupon in InStyle Makeover

Meilily Free Stuff: KMS Haircare Set at Ulta

Meilily Free Stuff Alert!
Get a Free 3-piece KMS Haircare Set!

Did you spot the special Ulta coupon page in the latest InStyle Makeover issue? It’s easy to miss, but inside the current issue of InStyle Makeover, which features Vanessa Hudgens on the cover, there is a somewhat hidden special offer from Ulta for a free deluxe trial set of three KMS California hair products!

How to Get a Free KMS California Hair Product Set at Ulta:

This Ulta KMS offer does not mention a minimum purchase requirement nor does it require you to purchase any KMS products! How cool is that?! Oddly, the KMS offer looks just like any of the other ULTA ads peppering the pages of this issue of InStyle Makeover.

Once you find it, simply tear out and bring the KMS offer page from the InStyle Makeover issue to an Ulta store, and get a generous KMS hair product set free through October!

More Details on Redeeming the Free KMS Offer + a KMS Set Product Photo:

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Get Free FitFlops and More with Purchase at Bliss!

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 | Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Shoes, Skincare | Comments Off

iconMeilily Free Stuff Alert! Free FitFlops!

If you’ve been dying to try those FitFlops fitness sandals like I have, now is your chance! You can get a FREE pair of FitFlops (yes, free!) from Bliss when you purchase Bliss’ Fat Girl Three product set at blissworld.com. This fantastic offer is valid August 17-24, 2009.

Very tempting!!
So far, the Bliss skin toning products that I’ve tried have been very nice indeed, and this set of 3 skin-firming products couldn’t be too far off. Plus, Bliss’ free gifts with purchase are usually pretty awesome.

Bliss FatGirlThree Set includes the following 3 products:
- bliss fatgirlslim: “a lean, mean skin firming cream set that visibly diminishes dimples.”
- bliss fatgirlsleep: “a potent PM version of fat girl slim with slenderizzze complex™ ”
- bliss fatgirlscrub: “promotes circulation through exfoliation and massage”

Free Gift:
- fitflop walkstars (blue, pink, or black/white)

To get your free FitFlops, just add the “fatgirl three plus fit flop” product to your basket in the shoe color and size of your choice ($95) and save up to $59 on the value of the free FitFlops!

Shopping Tip & Strategy:
Don’t forget this other Bliss offer: Bliss Steal Of The Week! › Continue reading

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Reminder: Sue Devitt Palette Giveaway Ends Soon!

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 | Contests, General | Comments Off

Meilily Giveaway Alert!

Don’t forget- Meilily is giving away a Sue Devitt Lip & Cheek Palette!  Your chances of winning right now look pretty good!

To enter, just visit the Sue Devitt giveaway and follow the instructions!  (ends August 10, 2009)

Good luck!  from Meilily

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Free Stuff & Sale Alert: Free Zoya Nail Polish, Goldyn Sample Sale, Envi Eco-Fashion Sale & More!

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 | Fashion, Free Stuff, Sales, Stores | 1 Comment

Meilily Sale & Free Stuff Alert!
Meilily brings you the scoop on some of the best deals around, from fantastic sales on eco-fashion to free nail polish and skincare! Enjoy!

- Get 3 free bottles of Zoya Nail Polish! Last Day! Zoya met its goal of 5,000 Twitter followers, so promo code TW5000 will get you 3 free bottles of Zoya nail polish at Zoya.com (until August 5, midnight PST)! Use the handy Zoya Color Finder to pick your 3 shades and get the $18 credit in your cart! (Meilily likes Zoya’s neutral pinky-nude shades.)

Houndstooth Skirt- Coming Soon: Goldyn’s BI-ANNUAL SAMPLE SALE! Get up to 90% OFF! Will keep you posted, but this great sale starts mid August. In the meantime… browse Goldyn’s goods, cuz new customers at ShopGoldyn.com get 30% off with code “GOLDYN30″!

Isn’t this Houndstooth Skirt cute?!
It’s by H Fredriksson and is available at Goldyn!>>>

- Get 50% off Storewide at Envi – 3 Days Only! Use code HEATWV (until August 7, 2009; not valid on final sale). If you haven’t shopped Envi yet, you should definitely check out their selection of eco-clothing, especially the sale section! Envi sale markdowns can be pretty great on brands such as Stewart + Brown, EcoSkin, and Prairie Underground. (Love the Stewart+Brown cross over petal dress in blue – only $55.30 with sale code, originally $158!)

- Get a free 2-week supply of Origins brightening skincare! Choose a FREE 2-week supply of your perfect brightening prep-step (Modern Friction™ or Never A Dull Moment®) and receive Free Standard Shipping with any Origins.com skincare order. Offer valid through 8.09.09 while supplies last.

- Beautyhabit Coupon Codes! I always love ordering from Beautyhabit, so here are a couple codes to get you salivating too: › Continue reading

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Toning Product Pick: Bliss Love Handler

Monday, August 3rd, 2009 | Beauty Tips, Free Stuff, Product Picks, Shoes, Skincare | 1 Comment

Summer won’t be over for a while yet, so if you want to tighten up your swimsuit/short-skirt body, here’s a product for you!

Bliss’ Love Handler is great for toning not only the tummy area and love handles but also, I find, the derriere (bum) and thigh areas.

Use it wherever you choose! The slighty minty cooling sensation makes it feel like something’s working, but isn’t strong enough to feel burning or distracting. Whewh!

I was surprised to see toning results after my first use, but I suppose it could have just been my imagination. Either way, I think this stuff works, so that’s pretty good for skeptical me! YMMV, of course, but I like using Bliss Love Handler for smoother tighter skin.

Don’t forget this savings code: Get 20% off fuzz fighting and body toning bestsellers at blissworld.com. Enter code HAIRY! Offer ends 8.9.09.

Or, better yet, you can browse the wide selection of fitness shoes at Blissworld.com, and pick out a pair of raved-about Swiss MBT shoes on sale for only $149… and get a Free full size Love Handler with your order! Get a FREE love handler with a $100 purchase at blissworld.com. Enter code FREELUV. Offer ends 8.9.09.

Meilily loves… Bliss Love Handler!

P.S. Meilily’s Product Tip: When you use Love Handler, you’ll probably want to wash your hands after applying it to your body so you don’t get any toning minty-ness in your eyes! Just a thought!

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Product Photos: Aveda 3-Piece Smooth Infusion Haircare Sample Set

Friday, July 24th, 2009 | Free Stuff, Photos | 2 Comments

Meilily Product Photos: Aveda Smooth Infusion Hair Care Sampler

Meilily Product Photos: Aveda Smooth Infusion Hair Care Sampler

Meilily Product Photos: Aveda Smooth Infusion Hair Care Sample Pack

I’ve seen a lot of interest in the free Aveda 3-piece “Smooth Infusion” hair care sample pack that I announced here on Meilily earlier. In case you haven’t yet printed out an Aveda free sample coupon and picked up your free 3-piece Smooth Infusion sampler, here are some exclusive product photos to entice you…

More Details and Exclusive Photos of the Aveda Hair Care Sampler

This Aveda hair care sample box is slightly bigger than my palm, but it is definitely a great 3-piece sample set, perfect for travel. › Continue reading

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