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Sephora Holiday Gratis 2022!!!

Holiday Greetings to the lovely people of BIC whichever holiday you celebrate! 


As many of you are aware, @TeamBIC has this naughty little habit of turning into a bunch of festive elves and spoiling a random number of active BIC community contributors with a surprise holiday treat come this time of year!  Yeah the imagery is there of TeamBIC in pointy green hats making the magic happen while sipping on hot cocoa.


I’m sure all of you are eager to see what they’ve been up to this season!  I know I am!  They never fail to impress me with their creative box designs (my inner cat loves the boxes as much as the contents) Of course the contents are always wonderful too;);)


This thread is for expressing your community excitement, making wild or educated sleuthed-out guesses as to what could be inside  and for sharing with the community, photos of any gifts you receive, and also for congratulating other community members on their awesome luck and for making BIC the beauty haven it is!   

And once people have had a chance to try out their…ahhhh thé suspense is too much!!!😝, this is a great place to both write and read the best quality product reviews!  It doesn’t get more honest than from the mouths of BIC members you talk to everyday and who know exactly what kind of information you like!  It’s also a great place to ask questions on any products members have received and know you’ll get a speedy response!


I look forward to seeing all the photos

posted as members receive and open boxes, sharing in the joy and witnessing how everyone’s surprises work for them!


Speaking of gratis that works for me, I have been wearing the Kilian Apple Brandy fragrance from last year all week!!!  A continuous thank you to @TeamBIC for every single time I smell like spicy mince meat tarts🥰🥰🥰🥧

Also, I heard someone say today they finished their holiday shopping.  Show of hands, who’s finished or, ahem… started their holiday shopping?  😆✋🏻 I started and am nowhere near finished status; as collected and organized as that would be.  



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Thank you for the thorough review @cianni. I feel like I shed enough hair for a small child’s head every time I wash my hair.

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@Loretta55 i'm the exact same way! the BondiBoost Intensive Daily Scalp Spray for Thinning Hair ​with Rosemary 4.23 oz/ 125 mL has helped with volume and thickness at the root, and it doesnt weigh my hair down. i use it before bed, and it doesnt look greasy the next morning! i recently picked up the BondiBoost Procapil Hair & Scalp Tonic for Thinning Hair with Horsetail Extract 4.23 oz/ 125 mL as well, but havent tried it yet

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My problem is not thinning hair @cianni but that I have a lot of thick wavy  and wiry tangled hair. I have tried multiple products to tame the knots but I feel like my hair has a mind of its own. The bottom layer is an absolute mess.

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@Loretta55 oh i see! ive taken lately to sleeping in different variations of braid styles. ii spray it with a detangler/leave in conditioner, comb it out and then do the braids. if i don't my hair turns into one big knot overnight and then i basically have to wash it and deeply condition it to get the tangles out. i hardly use hair spray for that reason too - absolutely impossible to get a brush through my hair unless i wash it the same night when i get home

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I usually pineapple my hair every night @cianni . I sleep in a Grace Eleyae Adjustable Slap Satin-Lined Cap . I only brush or comb my hair when washing not to disturb the curls/waves pattern. 

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Thank you for the review @cianni The scent is lovely 💕 

I think the JVN blowout milk has really great style memory, that lasts over the next day 😀 did you find that too?

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@CynthieLu can confirm that i did indeed wake up with a blowout this morning 💅 what an unexpected surprise!! it's not as soft as it was last night, but it looks amazing

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Wow, the holidays really are HAIR again!! Thank you SO SO SO much to the lovelies @TeamBIC , I'm also blown away by the generosity of this gratis. It's clear we weren't on the knotty list this year. Excited to wrap up my hair with a bow and this microfiber towel. And how cute is this silk pillow case?? 




Is it weird that the thing I'm most excited for is the #K18 Biomimetic Hairscience PEPTIDE PREP™ Clarifying Detox Shampoo 8.5 oz / 250 mL ? I love a good scalp reset. The whole K18 Biomimetic Hairscience Molecular Hair Repair Value Set – Full-Size Repair Mask & Free Travel Detox Shampoo I'm excited to test out. 


I am blessed to have a lot of hair, but my partner was just worrying about a thinning hair line, so we'll test OUAI Hydrating Scalp Serum for Healthy, Fuller Looking Hair 2 oz / 60 mL this out to see how it hydrates the scalp for me and makes his hair fuller. 


I actually haven't used the Moroccanoil Moroccanoil Treatment Hair Oil , since I used to keep my hair short and adding oil to greasy hair wasn't ever my jam. But now that I've got longer locs, I'll be trying this out, mostly to smooth my ends. 


I don't blow dry or use heat on my hair, but the Drybar Buttercup Blow-Dryer and JVN Complete Blowout Styling Milk 3 oz / 90 mL look like solid products. 


Thank you so much!! 

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Congratulations on the Gratis and coming up with awesome puns....knotty list! I could only come up with Hairrrific and it was closer to  horrific than terrific so ....🤣 @haleyvvvv 

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@haleyvvvv Congratulations 🎊

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Thank you, @Mellmars1185!! 

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@haleyvvvv  Congratulations!  Something in this combo of products made my hair fuller everywhere!

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Thank you, @Ispend2much6!! That's good to hear, I need to get them in my hair soon!!

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Congratulations @haleyvvvv   Your post made me smile! 🙂

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Thank you so much, @PrettyPaint!! 

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@haleyvvvv  Yay! Congratulations! Have fun with everything! 😃

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Thank you, @Shosh85!! 

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Congratulations 🎉👏 @haleyvvvv 

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Thank you, @lmaster!! 

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Congrats on the gratis, @haleyvvvv! The ambassador gifts are the perfect picks for this holiday set! 

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Thank you, @quspork!! I agree, they're so on theme!! 

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