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Happy's Obsession
or what I do between bouts of Real Life
Damn LUSH!
They sent me an e-mail, offering me a free shampoo bar ("Equal to 3-250 ml bottles) if I bought $45 or more. So I went to the site. And lately have been into new things, like washes & soaps. For ** years, I've used either Ivory (or Dove as a child) only. I do use Kerastase shampoo & conditioner, but that's because my hair is pretty screwed up from too much foiling & coloring. So using anything else is a pretty big deal (for me).

Last year, I discovered LUSH. Got some bath bombs (their 6 bomb set, something like "Something Special", sorry for no link, but my internet is a bitch today. LOVED their bombs. And then I went to the Nordstrom's Spring Cosmetics Fashion Show, and ended up getting a ton of Philosophy skin care products. So I'm branching out like crazy. But let's end this digression.

So I went to the site, because of the e-mail (great marketing!), which offered a free product that I didn't need, or was (truthfully) likely to use. And what happened?

I ended up with just a little over $100 in stuff. Bubble Bars, Bath Melts, Bombs... and, oh yeah... the solid shampoo.


At least I'll get some good relaxation out of it, if I can ever make the time!
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bliss_ From: bliss_ Date: March 7th, 2008 03:13 am (UTC) (Link)
I want to like Lush, but it just makes me sneeze. Not even going in the store, just walking by it does it.

janeaustenfan From: janeaustenfan Date: March 7th, 2008 03:41 am (UTC) (Link)
Haven't we all been in that postition and done that. That word *FREE* will get you every time. It turns on some type of endorphins in our brains. Buy 1 get 1 free, 2 for the price of 1. Forget the fact that sometimes we have to pay a fortune to get that free item all we see is *FREE* and it cannot be ignored. LOL
qafaddiction From: qafaddiction Date: March 7th, 2008 05:07 am (UTC) (Link)
A friend sent me some LUSH stuff for my birthday a few years ago, and ever since I've been getting their catalogue in the mail. I love looking through it, seeing all the fun names and the inventive packaging, but I just can't use any of it because of allergies. :(

Ah, marketing. :)
From: jule1122 Date: March 7th, 2008 01:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sometimes you just have to indulge yourself! I love Philosophy.
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