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The Beauty Vault - April
The Beauty Vault - April

Free mac lipstick! This saturday 29th

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  Charmmy-Kitty
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Saw ads for this on instagram and facebook. Here's a link to MoreFM's article on it. Apparently you just have to go to a MAC counter and sign up to their mailing list! I'm currently not subscribed so I'll be going along to see if it's real!

Seems too good to be true but worth a shot aye?
  kim_rose
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I saw this, how exciting!  I actually dont own a red lippy, hopefully I will be able to get my first one on saturday. Good luck ladies, get in quick!
  MissQT
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I saw this on fb too! I'm going to try and go to my local Mac.
  trudijoy
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i'm trying to figure out where the best place in Akl to try this might be. I have three places in mind.
  JessB
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My friends and I are going to do this this weekend :) 
  itsclearascrystal
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I might pop down and try my luck. Thanks.
  Charmmy-Kitty
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I'm hoping that they'll have quite a couple lipsticks at each location to give out, instead of telling everyone 'we ran out of stock'. But considering full size lippies are around $40, I can't imagine them wanting to give out hundreds.
  Macs
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I'm keen to check this out . I'm so going there lol
  worldofsooziewong
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Yeah I'm sceptical as I've never heard of Mac having any kind of promotion at all. I've already got a Mac red that I never wear so I won't be going. Be interested to see how you ladies get on. 
  worldofsooziewong
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Just seen it on instagram. It says "while supplies last". 
  Charmmy-Kitty
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Yea, the limited stocks thing makes me think they'll give away lipsticks to like the first 5 people or something. Would be the perfect excuse for them to say 'oh we ran out but sign up anyway.'
  worldofsooziewong
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That's exactly what I'm thinking Charmmykitty. 
  kim_rose
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Trudi, I am going to Westfield Manakau as my car is booked in for a service at 8am so I will be there bright and early!
  swamphen
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Good luck everyone in getting a lipstick!!

FYI- do people know about the back to mac promotion? They've run this for as long as I have been using their products and I have scored many free lipsticks!
Just can't redeem at their smaller/airport stores.

From the MAC website
Because we share your commitment to the environment, M·A·C accepts returns of its primary packaging through the Back-to-M·A·C Program. By returning six [6] M·A·C primary packaging containers to a M·A·C counter or M·A·C Cosmetics online, you’ll receive a free M·A·C lipstick of your choice as our thanks to you. Please note, Lipsticks provided at no charge cannot be returned or exchanged. M·A·C Select Back-to-M·A·C Expanded is only available in stores at this time
  Ringy
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the Dunedin que is crazy! Like over a hundred people waiting. My time is worth more than the cost of a lipstick. 
  itsclearascrystal
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Line went really quickly here. Would have been less than 20 mins. Thanks again for sharing :)
  worldofsooziewong
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Oh, cool! Did you get one then? Is it Ruby Woo? Full-Sized?
  trudijoy
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I'm tentatively out and about today but not actively searching for one; MAC lipstick isn't close to my fave and I have better things to do post-illness than stand in the cold. Would be nice and more power to those who can wait but the one shop I checked sold out 'ages ago' and rumour has it Auckland's either sold out or long lines. I'd rather choose my own shade and pay this time I think
  Charmmy-Kitty
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Ringy the Dunners one was indeed insane! It actually sped up a lot once they started passing around the signup sheets so you just filled it while in the queue and then handed it to them at the counter and got the lipstick. I waited probably half an hour at the most?

The shade was retro, I thought it was Ruby woo which they advertised but hey a free lipstick is a free lipstick!
  Ringy
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I was on a tight schedule with Saturday morning sports etc. plus I got a heap of stuff in the vault that will arrive soon and there certainly were a heap of keen people waiting so they probably deserve a free lippy more than me- plus there was a sale on at H and Js so I got a few other things. Another sales lady there said they had 250 to give out at the dunedin counter and that they were turning part of the lingerie dept into a brand new mac counter in the near future. 
  g1ggles2
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I rocked up  to Botany at 9am took one look at the line and my daughter in her pram and decided to flag it, grab the other thing I came for then head home via Manukau to have a look there.
Im glad I did because the line moved pretty fast.
At one point they said they were out of Ruby Woo but had a different shade but by the time I was at the counter they had restocked.

Im glad I got to take part and lucky my daughter found it all exciting!

Not a bad morning - free MAC lippy and free 30min facial voucher from Caci clinic for dropping off old bag
  kim_rose
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I had to take my car for a service in Manakau so it was perfect timing for me.  I got there around 8.40 and was gone by 9.02.  So quick, and this is my first red lipstick!  Excited to try it. 
  trudijoy
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Congrats to those who scored one, hope you love them :)
  Macs
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I was at Mac Botany and I managed to get a lipstick. I'm over the moon with it.
  Julieal
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Luck ladies -I didn't have a chance to get to shop today
  itsclearascrystal
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I ended up heading in quite late because of commitments, so I was surprised to see they were even still going. I got the second to last red. Though I was tempted by the nude too. I also went and checked out some other MAC stuff while I was there.
  k3r1pakai
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Such a nice day in Auckland so glad all you beauties got to treat yourselves for free with this lipstick. I hope it's reoccur's annually.
  MissQT
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Sounds like there were different shade available at different counters. I missed out on getting one as they ran out in Wellington 
  Mumof3Munchkins
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I don't live near a MAC store so wasn't able to take up this great offer but so stoked a few of you managed to get one.  Look forward to hopefully seeing some of you wearing your new lippies on the photo wall x
  eringracem
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I live in Wellington - was going to go check this out but the nearest store was a bit too far of a drive for me unless I was there for a really good reason. Bit disappointed I didn't go now though, but I don't really need more lipstick haha!
  tannygirl
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I couldn't make it all the way into town but congrats to everyone that got one. Were you able to choose a shade or did they just hand one to you?
  Macs
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I just had one given to me. I didn't get to choose.

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