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Beauty Pet Peeves 2

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So what are your beauty pet peeves? What grinds your gears? Share your stories!!!

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Maybe not so much beauty as the delivery company that happened to bring my ~beauty related~ Sephora box today... Plenty of space in the yard and on the walkway between the gate and the front door, or even off to the side on the little deck we have but where do they choose to put it? On the fake grass where the neighbors dogs always come in and go to the bathroom! I don't mean to be gross, but there is only one corner of our little yard that has fake grass because I got sick of trying to grow anything there only to have the neighbor's dog come pee on it and kill the plants, and I don't want to look at just the bare dirt either so I took one of the leftover remnants of fake lawn from a relative after they had more than they needed for their own yard and put it there until the neighbor moves later this year. It is clear what the purpose is because the neighbor can't be bothered much of the time to come deal with it and I was at work so I had not gotten the chance to clean it up before the delivery arrived (it came early in the AM rather than later in the afternoon to evening like it usually does) and there is no tactful way to put this...they left the box literally sitting on a pile dog poop! Plenty of places they could have put it instead and thats where they choose!? Seriously!?! Ugh. Thank the powers that be that the products I was ordering were all well packaged so even if anything had soaked through - and it did not but *IF* it had - it was all sealed up in plastic bags and well padded with several layers between it and the contaminants that I was lucky enough did not make it inside the box.


Ok, rant over, now off to call and have a "chat" with both the neighbor about her dog and the delivery company about their common sense skills.

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Ahh I got scammed and mistreated!


I thought of ordering Dior from, obviously not the one sold by third party, whom I do not trust. Bought the gift card from third party as it was $10 cheaper, and I know that Amazon has policy that they don't care for lost/stolen gift cards. SO I had it redeemed and today it was gone from my account; I contacted Amazon right away and their customer service was so rude....anyway, I think it turns out that seller somehow 'locked the gc'. I was 

told that they will "issue a $20 promotional credit to your account as a compensation for the hassle."


But then they refused right away, by saying "we won't be able to compensate"! As if they are doing a favour on me! Why bother offering a reward when you will not give out? The guy had awful English like he was asking me to give seller DOB, addy, email, and/or contact them using her account as if I would have that. I got the physical useless card. They acted like I stole her card. I think she probably have said that to them. 


So I am out of $40!


So TLDR: Amazon will rather serve scammer than customer


No Dior perfume for me Smiley Sad 

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I finally remembered to switch my Sephora order to USPS for shipping (since OnTrac refuses to ring my door bell). Three days later, shipping has not started. It would already be here if I selected Flash through OnTrac. I cannot win.

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Going in for a makeover and I keep getting tips on how to cover up my freckles and how to fake a crease on my monolid eyes. I like em fine, thank you very much! 

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I missed Rouge event as I slept in and woke up at 12:00 noon from hangover Smiley Sad 


Why it had to be so early? Even my classes aren't that early LOL

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I went to the Rouge event with my mom today. Wasn't impressed with the sets and the SF sets weren't in yet. I didn't end up buying anything and I was looking for a Tarte palette off course lol but it wasn't in stock. I went to the till to get my free Sephora lipstick mini with my mom and that too was annoying because the SA said if you don't have the email I can't give it and I would have shown her but then she told my mom she had to be a BI and assumed she wasn't for some reason so we had to put our cards on the counter lol. It was just not a great experience. Felt like I was begging for the freebie and it wasn't even a great feeling to ask for it even though the email specifies that you could get it free without purchase in-store. Literally felt like I was asking to steal something. Rant over.


Edit: Oh and the SF give me some lip wasn't even available and supposedly there was a 'limited' amount of stock...

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When you stop in at Sephora to finally look for a new concealer and realize that the one you like best was a beauty steal at Ulta earlier this week.

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I posted about a week ago about some ebay person who opened a case with ebay against me, asking for a refund because she didn't receive an item sent almost 2 month ago. The item was shipped with tracking, which shows that it was delivered within a normal time frame.


Thanks to BTers' advice, i checked with ebay who told me that she didn't have a case. Having probably reached a similar conclusion, the buyer closed the ebay case yesterday by opening a Paypal case instead. Paypal checked the shipment history and closed the case in my favor. (Open and shut in less than 18 hours. I received the case opened & closed emails almost simultaneously for some reason.) So yay happy ending! Thanks again to everyone that commented Smiley Very Happy

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Not sure if someone has mentioned this one: opening up your shipped package to find dirty or pre-used items when items should be new. Broken or shattered is one thing but used?? bleh! 

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I've gotten a literal water bottle label/wrap-around that they put the brand name on plastic bottles sold in stores with in my package from Sephora, in the past. They could have at least sent the water bottle too, but noooo they just wanted to use my box as a trashcan! Smiley Tongue

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I had no clue cleaning my photo file was going to delete all the photos I posted on this board!  FUN!!! (not)


I have no face!

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My hair tye snapping 😞 Recently, my hair decided to thicken up a lot, so i misjudge my hair tyes. It gets frustrating.

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The worst!  I go through so many hair tyes.

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My Beauty dot com order shows out for delivery, but not to the correct city. I rechecked my actual order and I did enter my information correctly.

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I dunno why but I am not able to post photos from my MacBook. Only iPad.  


Anyone having similar issues???

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