What companies have you gotten samples from?

I just wanna ask what companies give out free samples when you contact them. I only know of Mario Badescu and L'occitane. :smileyhappy:

 

Who doesn't love free samples anyway? :smileyhappy:

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I just emailed Ren, and DermOrganic, but I emailed Koh Gen Do a week ago and haven't gotten a response! 

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Same with Koh Gen Do :/ a couple of days ago a girl posted a pic of all these samples they sent her and I contacted them but have yet to hear anything. Hourglass said no as well.

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Hourglass said no to me as well. 

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Aw, I contacted Hourglass as well, i guess i can expect a no! :smileysad:

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So i've been contacting a few companies but only one has agreed to send some. I contacted Murad, Ole Henrikson and Origins. They all declined, or said they weren't able to send out samples. But i did email First Aid Beauty and they said they would send a few packettes of the Ultra Repair Cream and their Cleanser! So i'm excited to try a couple of new things from FAB!

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That's so weird! I got yes from Murad and OH no from Origins and no from FAB. I really wanted to try out FAB they told me to go to my local Sephora.

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I would rather get a yes from Murad than FAB.lol

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@violalea - you should. i always make it a point to say that I have read good reviews regarding their products or that a friend of mine has recommended their products to me. i also tell them that i wanna be able to try some of their samples before committing to buying the full sized counterparts. i also make it a point to tell them a about my skin type and condition so that no samples will be put to waste. :smileyhappy:

 

with Jane Iredale, I told them that I have tried their bb cream and bought it in its full size and asked if they have other samples for their other products. they got back at me saying that they will send me 6 lipstick samples. :smileyhappy:

 

so yea, i hope those tips will help you out. :smileyhappy:

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yup. i'm surprised to know that so many companies are so generous. i am surprised the most by Jane Iredale. coz they sent me 3 foundation sample, 2 bb cream samples and 6 lipstick samples. how cool is that? :smileyhappy:

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You are so good at it and they must like you a lot :smileywink: I remember 1 or 2 months ago I wrote to Murad and they sent me 2 foil package samples and a catalog haha. I am not good at asking for samples I guess. That was first and last for me. But seeing you getting so many samples, maybe I should try writing again :smileyhappy:

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Thanks for this thread! I'll post pictures if I get anything

 

I recommend the Mario Badescu samples to everyone! I ordered them a while ago, they are personnalized and good sized. You have to take their test and wait for an email offering samples.

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Ok so I just wrote to all these companies. Who else did?

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Thats awesome!!!!! They are very generous :smileyhappy:

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finally, i had the time to upload pictures of the samples I got.

 

i already have a looooooooot of free samples just by doing this. that doesn't include my samples from Sephora, Nordstrom and Ulta. my room is literally overflowing of samples. lol.

 

 

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Wow you got a nice selection!

What all did you get from Jane Iredale?

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I am waiting on samples from Mario Badescu, Ren, and l'Occitane. 

 

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This week I got a foundation sample from Jane Iredale, 4 samples from Murad (the lady I emailed with asked me to pick 3 of these 7, but I ended up getting 4. :smileyhappy:

1. Clarifying Wipes (1ct.)
2. Age-Balancing Night Cream (this one was a little foil packet)
3. Anti-Aging Acne Moisturizer SPF 20 | PA+++
4. Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30 | PA+++
5. Oil-Free Sunblock SPF 30 (oil free = love) 
6. Overnight Soothing Gel (for my husband's red, dry skin, haha)
7. Acne & Wrinkle Reducer (bonus!)

and from Everyday Minerals I got 7 samples of foundation/blush/finishing powder for 1c plus shipping, but I added some extra because as mxcx said, it's for a good cause! :smileyhappy: The packets feel like there's almost nothing inside, but that stuff goes a long way! These are going to let me try out their products for a good long while!

I forget if I have anything else on the way but this was an awesome idea! Thanks CzaCee!

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Murad agreed to send me samples. Ren, VBeaute and DermOrganic.

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That is awesome! Can you post photos of what you got so we can see? Thanks!

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Thank you so much for the idea! I've started emailing companies, this is a really great way to try out new products, especially since I'm a college student with a limited budget

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I emailed a bunch of these for samples and Murad as well. I guess they aren't able to give out so many samples online as in Sephora stores but the lady who emailed me recommended I go to Sephora for more samples, lol. 

 

I was hoping for Fresh or Korres but they don't send samples. :smileysad: I'm excited to try some new foundations though! Thanks for the ideas, ladies!!

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