But I don't let little things like missing 20 percent discounts get in the way of a good shopping excurision. Because something caught my eye.
My makeup-obsessed internet pals have been raving for years about Nars' Orgasm Blush. It's a pinky-peachy shade that gives everyone a wonderful just-shagged look. But I don't really like powder blush all that much. I have dry skin, and it just sort of sits there on top of my face, making me look--well, powdery. But! I saw that Nars' wonderful Multiple sticks (cream/gel sticks for use all over the face) now include the Orgasm shade. And of course, this meant that I would be getting a Multiple Orgasm. So of course I popped for Nars Multiple in Orgasm.
I also ordered two oh-dear-I'm-not-getting-any-younger-am-I? skincare items: Bliss Sleeping Peel Resurfacing Gel ($30)
and a Cosmedicine Starter Kit ($48).
Because the FF code had expired, I used a code from currentcodes.com. There were codes for things I didn't want or was already getting, like free shipping, so I went with the one that would get me a free fugly cocktail ring, which Santa will put in my daughter's Christmas stocking.
However, I did get:
- free ground shipping (free with orders of $75 and up)
- three free samples (also standard operating procedure)
- a free bottle of Sephora Mandarin Grapefruit shower gel (because I signed up for Sephora's Beauty Insider program)
- a free tube of Bliss body butter (because my birthday is within two weeks of placing my order)*
*While the actual day is December 12, birthday greetings will be accepted with pleasure any time between now and Christmas.