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Vault December 2017
Vault December 2017
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  Hair Care 217 2358 21 Nov 2017 2:39am  
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  Personal Care 80 691 10 Dec 2017 2:21pm  
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General Discussion

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  General Discussion 4085 82179 12 Dec 2017 9:06pm  
  Freebees, samples, discounts, hot offers 389 6619 28 Nov 2017 8:04pm  

Skin Care

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  Face 403 5455 8 Dec 2017 11:17am  
  Body 86 887 6 Dec 2017 11:13pm  
  Hands and Feet 40 321 11 Aug 2017 4:00pm  
  Cosmetics - nails 32 117 11 Aug 2017 4:00pm  

Cosmetics

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  Eyes 171 2027 22 Nov 2017 2:06pm  
  Nails 104 1184 1 Oct 2017 4:40pm  
  cosmetics face 332 3960 26 Nov 2017 11:31pm  
  lips 99 1245 1 Oct 2017 11:46am  

Hair Care

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  Hair Colour 89 797 21 Nov 2017 2:39am  
  Shampoo & Conditioner 128 1561 19 Nov 2017 5:10am  

Fragrance

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  Womans 66 1378 1 Oct 2017 6:12pm  

Personal Care

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  Deodorants 29 204 22 Aug 2017 11:41pm  
  Hair Removal 51 487 10 Dec 2017 2:21pm  

Wellbeing

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  Aromatherapy 34 306 26 Sep 2017 12:31pm  
  Supplements 34 422 26 Aug 2017 5:36am  
  Fitness 39 353 31 Aug 2017 5:25am  
  Nutrition 41 402 31 Oct 2017 7:06pm  
50 topics, 592 posts, 50 members
  Topics Author Replies Last Post
  BBBE MareeB 5 12 Dec 2017 7:04pm
  products with magic powers trudijoy 25 12 Dec 2017 8:23pm
  Its coming up to that time kim_rose 19 12 Dec 2017 8:28pm
  Its that time of year again kim_rose 0 9 Dec 2017 8:45pm
  Za discontinued in NZ worldofsooziewong 11 9 Dec 2017 9:10pm
  when your trial product never makes it because of courier breakage KiwiLass 11 10 Dec 2017 11:26am
  Magazine freebie! worldofsooziewong 10 6 Dec 2017 7:09pm
  NBR headache relief? shazatron101 4 4 Dec 2017 9:52pm
  Eye Shadow + Blush Pallette EliseMM 8 9 Dec 2017 5:44pm
  Face sunscreen Lisa-Lou 45 8 Dec 2017 11:17am
  Tricks to know when buying MAC? Sophia 11 9 Dec 2017 5:11pm
  Ladies, do you throw out or flush? kim_rose 17 10 Dec 2017 11:50am
  What Did You Splurge on Over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales? tannygirl 2 2 Dec 2017 1:35pm
  NBR Happy December MareeB 26 2 Dec 2017 4:28pm
  Interesting Thing to Look Up if USPS Delivers to Your Address tannygirl 1 28 Nov 2017 3:24pm
  600 Reviews! tannygirl 13 7 Dec 2017 10:13pm
  The Ordinary Discussion Imoshen 8 1 Dec 2017 11:16am
  10 year old boy beauty icon KiwiLass 5 26 Nov 2017 12:21am
  Spending the Xmas Bonus alikat 14 1 Dec 2017 11:27am
  Vault [1 2] First Lady 57 12 Dec 2017 9:06pm
  Salon gel nails Stunning_simplicity 2 22 Nov 2017 4:32pm
  Lash glue for sensitive skin JessB 2 22 Nov 2017 2:06pm
  IDK if it's everywhere, but MAC free sample... trudijoy 5 22 Nov 2017 5:39pm
  Come Across Any Really Good Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals? tannygirl 43 28 Nov 2017 8:04pm
  Not long now.... worldofsooziewong 12 26 Nov 2017 11:19pm
  Reviews.... but a little girl waits trudijoy 23 2 Dec 2017 1:45pm
  Urban Decay All Nighter v naked skin sassyweechick 3 26 Nov 2017 11:31pm
  LUSH LUSH LUSH Gossip Fairy 9 20 Nov 2017 7:39pm
  Requesting New Brands and Products itsclearascrystal 5 22 Nov 2017 11:18am
  It's All About You 3 BBBE sold out already?? KiwiLass 9 16 Nov 2017 11:11pm
  clogged/fault spray pump? shazatron101 9 16 Nov 2017 4:39pm
  gel moisturizers! shazatron101 13 16 Nov 2017 3:18pm
  nbr hiding cry face shazatron101 17 16 Nov 2017 9:22pm
  Can Anyone Recommend a Good Hair and Makeup Artist In Christchurch? tannygirl 1 11 Nov 2017 4:25pm
  Can you use a lighter toner to get rid of a dark one? jasz74 7 11 Nov 2017 6:42pm
  If you were a makeup item what would you be and why? Shana_Banana84 18 18 Nov 2017 2:30am
  Soy Melts Imoshen 12 15 Nov 2017 9:21pm
  Garnier micellar water MissQT 9 7 Nov 2017 5:31pm
  Halloween Make Up itsclearascrystal 9 5 Nov 2017 11:44pm
  What do you take on trips? Charmmy-Kitty 28 9 Nov 2017 1:35pm
  Reviews MareeB 4 30 Oct 2017 7:20am
  Spf Eye Cream Recommendations tannygirl 4 1 Nov 2017 2:15pm
  Unable to do BR trial on time sarahellaoverton 3 26 Oct 2017 7:28am
  Permanent hair removal for white/ red hair kh1nz 4 10 Dec 2017 2:21pm
  Ethique at farmers MissQT 11 28 Oct 2017 5:36pm
  Bold (colour) eye make up KiwiLass 7 25 Oct 2017 7:22am
  BBBE fever KiwiLass 8 27 Oct 2017 1:03pm
  so seeing as we have a Labour PM.... trudijoy 8 21 Oct 2017 11:52pm
  Need a laugh? Sophia 6 3 Nov 2017 11:20pm
  Got my Fructis for review..... Sophia 9 28 Oct 2017 7:52pm
4 topics, 106 posts, 28 members
  Topics Author Replies Last Post
  Vault [1 2] First Lady 57 12 Dec 2017 9:06pm
  products with magic powers trudijoy 25 12 Dec 2017 8:23pm
  Its coming up to that time kim_rose 19 12 Dec 2017 8:28pm
  BBBE MareeB 5 12 Dec 2017 7:04pm
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  Author Message  
  trudijoy
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Thanks pixie. I still haven’t had a resolution from the shambles they made of my trial delivery so I’m wary :(
  Head Pixie
(433 posts)
Hi Trudi - absolutely you can post instructions for the courier on the form. And if you want to be doubly sure they're on there, email us too at beautycrew@beautyreview.co.nz. 

xxx Kell
  trudijoy
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Thanks Shaz xx not sure of the logistics of that one but the thought is lovely and appreciated x
  trudijoy
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Thanks Shaz xx not sure of the logistics of that one but the thought is lovely and appreciated x
  shazatron101
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I know I'm not Auckland but you can use my address if you need to Trudi :-D
  trudijoy
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or i'll come collect it in person on Monday lol. Actually not 'lol'. I fully would!
  kim_rose
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(844 posts)
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Great goals Macs, good luck
  trudijoy
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can't really have it sent anywhere else where i'll actually be able to receive it... is it possible for me to let you guys know instructions to the courier about leaving it in a particular spot so it's safe? I have like 5000 points and i want to actually make the most of the vault but am out of town a few times over the next few weeks and having had something sent by BR stolen recently i'm freaking a bit.
  Head Pixie
(433 posts)
Hi Trudi,

We're so sorry but we can't hold anything back as we're doing a stocktake after the vault and are unable to hold anything over the Christmas period.

If you're concerned about the delivery address we'd suggest having your goodies delivered to a friend or relative who could take care of it for you.

xxx Kell
 
  worldofsooziewong
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I just went to order some of the toner from beautylish and of course I  don't want to pay for shipping. So I added the serum foundation, buffet and the peel, just over $37us so free shipping. Then I went to confirm pay and it had jumped to $80 as they had added taxes etc! Is that usual? I took the buffet and peel out of my cart and the taxes have gone back to $0. Is this what normally happen Tannygirl?
  tannygirl
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(2414 posts)
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Wow, the Pixies work fast!
  trudijoy
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(5627 posts)
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cool thanks pixie - is there an option to delay postage? I'm really really apprehensive about things being delivered to mine while i'm away,  after the postal incidents... :/
  littleparadise
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(178 posts)
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What a special treat, although... not many points in my kete! Gives me motivation to start reviewing again! I get slack especially with my degree always getting busier near the end of each semester. 
Thanks Beauty Review, you spoil us!
 
  alikat
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(388 posts)
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people keep thinking I'm under 30 when I'm very much the wrong side of 30, and I cannot live without my Ordinary AHA Peel. That has almost removed a deep acne scar and general acne scaring around my jawline.

Hourglass products for that lit from within glow.

Mac Ruby Woo. I love that so much I named my car after the shade. Perfect red. End of. EVERYONE comments on how good it looks.

I need to try that Pixi Glow Tonic. I might just order some now...
 
  shazatron101
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(3034 posts)
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I AM SO EXCITED FACE I CAN'T HIDE IT FACE!!!!!!

but nah seriously lol i am hella excited
  MareeB
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Me too Tannygirl! I wish someone would've bought me these when I was young/youth/adult, it would've been awesome!
  Macs
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I won’t be getting any presents this xmas . This vault is pretty much it. So excited . Thank you all .
  MareeB
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Now that is dedication Pixie - thank you so much xx
  Head Pixie
(433 posts)
Ah... delivery. 

The packing pixies have been mobilised.

The Coke Zero and Skittles are on the office shopping list.

Vault goodies will be packed and sent out on the Monday/Tuesday. 

Merry Christmas!!!!

X
  tannygirl
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(2414 posts)
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People say it's a good dupe for Pixiglow Tonic. It was out of stock for ages and now it's back in stock at Beautylish. 
  worldofsooziewong
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I need to give that one a go Tannygirl. Pixi Glow is my favourite glycolic toner that I've tried so far. 
  RachLouise
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(208 posts)
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Looking forward to the sneek peak! Probably wont be getting much this time around - Ive taken a break from BR but im back now and hopefully I can start getting some reviews done in time for the next vault :)
  tannygirl
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The Ordinary's Glycolic Toning Solution deserves a mention after a few uses you really notice your skin is smoother and softer and more radiant. Huge 240ml bottle for about 14-20 something bucks. Not much tingling, no peeling, easy to fit into your routine a couple times a week. Other acid toners charge two, three times more less than half the ammount.
  tannygirl
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I bought one of those cruelty free boxes too. I have to say it's my favourite BBE of the year. Like everything in there is something I will 100% use. And being able to snag one of those stocking fillers for $10 is such a good deal. 
  Charmmy-Kitty
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Hmm I like to wait till the first of January to look at my resolutions from the past year and make new ones. But this year I think I'm only going to have many little goals instead of two or three giant goals like previous years.

And congrats Macs! That sounds like awesome progress! I'd love to be able to run a half marathon or something like that, but it's so far into the distant future for me.
  Charmmy-Kitty
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Yea, I'd say no chance of anything being delivered before christmas. I had to wait over a week for something to be delivered from the same city, because they somehow sent it to somewhere else by accident and had to redirect it back. Luckily I got it today unharmed!
  worldofsooziewong
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I wouldn't have thought they would be delivered before xmas as couriers will be flat out next week. Afterwards is good though - like an late/extended xmas gift.

Can't wait for the previews! I haven't made my plan of attack yet. I can go in both days but only have enough points to do the one haul. I'll probably just go for the first one as I will be too scared on missing out if I wait for the second one.
  worldofsooziewong
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I agree with Hourglass ambient lighting palette. I also love Ren's glycolactic mask. It's been a very long time since I've been IDed though lol.
  swamphen
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I finish work at 7.30 am!!! I am going to resist sleep- I need lush
  swamphen
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Always lovely to get asked for ID this side of 30 eh!!
My magic at the moment is dermacol.  I am in love
  Shana_Banana84
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What a nice compliment.  I get ID'd a lot too Trudi!  My most recent was instant kiwi tickets I bought for Shazatron lol.  I'd have to say for me, my Anastasia Dip Brow would have to be my magic holy grail product.  I don't have much eyebrows due to a highschool party incident so this saves me from being embarrassed and hating on my eyebrows.  It's so creamy and lasts all day long, even after a shower. 
  Julieal
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(694 posts)
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goos luck everyone -sounds exciting
  Julieal
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(694 posts)
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Still looking for that majic product -What a nice compliment
  Julieal
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Still looking for that majic product -What a nice compliment
  MareeB
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Good idea - there's so many products for such a low price!
  MareeB
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That's incredible Macs, well done!!!! keep up the good work girl x
  Macs
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I was thinking of buying that for my mother in law lol so I could have the stocking filler. Oh so many options. 
  Macs
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I’m 5 kg away from my weightloss goal. I wanna double that and make it a 10 kg goal. But this year I wanna focus on toning. I have lots of loose skin now that I’ve lost lots of weight. I’d love to be able to wear tops showing my stomach . I need to firm it up . Do more weights. Firm my arms up too. 

I want to run a marathon and do Iron Maori. These are long term goals that I’m building my fitness towards. I would like to get a bronze certificate in Zu Fitness as well. 

Im hoping to hit 700 reviews next year. I think I can do it. 1000 reviews is my ultimate. I hope to get there one day. 
  tannygirl
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   I'd also say that the Ordinary's Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion is really fantastic for smoothing out your skin and softening it. Most products that resurface your skin tingle or burn a bit this one is so gentle, I use it on nights that I do chemical exfoliation because it doesn't irritate my skin even when it's a bit more vunerable. And it's so cheap compared to other retinols and retinoids on the market that charge over 100 bucks for an ounce. This is only like 15-22 bucks for an ounce. It layers well with other products and the one ounce I've had has lasted me over four months. 
  MareeB
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My Max Factor foundation is pretty glowy!
  Macs
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Definately my Mac Prolongwear Foundation and Anastasia Prism pallette . Seems to be the one that stuns people when I wear it. Get the most compliments with these two on . 
  MareeB
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I see there's only 13 Cruelty free boxes left and the $10 stocking filler deal is running out too. Just saying - I got one and it's fabbbbb, and the stocking fillers are great. Nothing wrong with buying a gift where you can take a couple of nice things out for yourself mwahahahaha
  trudijoy
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charmmy-kitty and it'sclearascrystal - I get ID"d reasonably regulaly buying alcohol but this was def the first time buying instant kiwis since i was about 21 that i've been ID'd!
  itsclearascrystal
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I don't think I've found any ultimate HG products yet. But what a compliment.
  MareeB
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Hahaha that sounds perfectly acceptable!
  tannygirl
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I definitely think so Maree. If your skin can handle some tingling and a bit of burning for a couple minutes then go for it. 
  MareeB
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Is it good for mature skin tannygirl?
  Charmmy-Kitty
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Wow I'd be so happy if thery asked me for ID at 36! I love the marc jacobs foundation, it makes my skin look flawless even up close. And it's full coverage with no cakiness at all!
  tannygirl
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Kate Somerville Exfoliakate Intensive deserves a mention. Expensive but in the space of a few minutes gets your skin baby soft and smooth. Definitely worth the investment if you can get the small tube. 
  MareeB
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I love Bestow Beauty Oil - it made my skin glow too.

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