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Love At First Sample!!! πŸ₯°

I know you’ve tried a sample (or ten) of something and it was so magical it made you stop everything and buy a product cause it was love at first sample!  What was it and did the full sized version live up to your initial heart-melted impression? Or is it still on your shopping list to pick up at your earliest convenience?  

The first time I can recall this happening to me was when Sephora still carried Dermadoctor.  I had a sample of their KP Duty Body Scrub.  I used it just to push it through my stash and was absolutely blown away by how immediately soft and exfoliated my skin was!  Instant purchase!   It’s been six years and I have yet to find any body scrub that compares -and I’ve tried!

 

A more recent love-at-first-sample is the Dior Backstage Face and Body Primer!  It’s a slightly peach tinted,creamy gel consistency and is mega hydrating while blurring subtle imperfections on its own but making foundation apply so smoothly!!!  Plus it has a beautiful floral fragrance which may not be everyone’s cup of tea but it’s very pleasing to me. πŸ™‚  

Dior BACKSTAGE Face & Body Primer 1.6 oz/ 50 mL 

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@cianni I wasn’t that big of a fan of the perfume either. 

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I’ve become so obsessed with the KΓ©rastase Curl Manifesto Hydrating Leave-In Cream for Curly Hair 5.1 oz/ 150 mL ! Got this in the reward bazaar and my hair really like it’s - it seems to do a lot for frizz removal for me ! I am going to snags a full size during the upcoming sale 

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@Kim888  It is excellent!  It works so well with the shampoo and mask.

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@Kim888 I haven’t tried this one but I bought one of the shampoo and conditioners from this line and have really liked them. They leave my hair really soft. I need to add this to my wishlist for when I run out of my current leave-in.

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@Kim888  Good to hear it helps with frizz.  I may look for one πŸ˜€

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Yeahy πŸ₯³ for finding something you hair loves! @Kim888 

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@Kim888  Their whole manifesto line is wonderfully hydrating!   

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This is good to know, @Kim888 !  I'm always looking for products to help with my wavy/curly frizzy hair.

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@Titian06 I agree, this line is excellent 

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One of you enablers (Sorry, I don't remember WHICH one of you...) had raved about the Dior Dior Forever Skin Glow Hydrating Foundation so I finally asked for a sample of it when I was in store a few weeks ago.  Spoiler: I bought it.  Whoever recommended it (thank you, BTW) to me didn't steer me wrong!

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@CookieGirl1 there’s nothing like the satisfaction of finding a foundation that takes your skin to the next level.

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@makeitup305 I was so happy to find a new one that I love!

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@CookieGirl1  When you find a great foundation you know right away πŸ˜€

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Lol enablers πŸ˜‰ 

Right on! @CookieGirl1 a really good foundation is a blessing πŸ™Œ 

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@CookieGirl1   Ha, if it was me I’m sorry but also yay!!!! It’s so good!!! 

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@heartsmyface you were totally right about it.  TBH I don't buy new foundations very often, simply because I don't want to have so many in my collection that they expire before I can get good use out of them, but you were convincing enough that I needed to try it and I'm SO happy that I did!  Thanks for the...enablement? πŸ˜‚

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@CookieGirl1  Fair enough.  I wish I could say the same.  I try to be good, let a bunch empty and then I go and buy five at once.  Probably cause by the time I buy new ones there are so many new foundations to try and I am hopeless when it comes to committing to just one.   

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Idk if I've posted this one but Maison Francis Kurkdjian's Gentle Fluidity Gold. I'm not one to splurge on perfumes but this was what I asked for Christmas. It's perfect for everyday but a little more elevated than what I usually wear.

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@makeitup305 ooh yes, you have to love a good everyday perfume 😊

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TULA Skincare The Cult Classic Purifying Face Cleanser 6.7 oz/ 200 mL leaves my skin smooth, soft, and cleansed without a hint of tightness or dryness. It’s a good second cleanser or morning cleanser on those mornings when my face feels it needs something more than lukewarm water and a washcloth. I was wowed by the mini TULA Skincare Mini The Cult Classic Purifying Face Cleanser 1.69 oz/ 50 mL last year - it helped to keep my breakouts (hormonal acne and maskne) at bay - and I knew I had to pick up a full size at some point and I have!

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@itsfi @I can’t remember if I’ve tried this but now it seems I have to!

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