Sephora Play! August 2017 Unboxing

Purchased

This is going to be a fairly short review/unboxing post because I’ve actually already gotten my September box and am ready to write that review up, but then I realized that I forgot to write up my thoughts on August. (I blame “back to school.”) Continue reading “Sephora Play! August 2017 Unboxing”

About (Seemingly) Huge Price Slashes on Certain Products

While I’ve never used this stuff, I’m finding myself intrigued due to the heavy markdown, which is something I see often. How much of a markdown are we talking about? Well…

Yes, that’s a $849 skin cream for $42. Thing is, I also see these products on Groupon and other discount sites at around the same prices, and I do wonder about brands that have HUGE price markups and then go “on sale” at what should be the regular price for something like this. Are they ever really purchased at their “full price” price tag, or is this just a way to make people think, “OMG! This is a HUGE deal on a luxury brand! I must have this NOW!” when they’re actually purchasing it at full price. It tends to be an automatic turn off for me when I see it, and I just lose all interest in the brand at that point. (I mean, honestly… If you were selling a skin cream that was truly worth nearly $850, would you sell it for $42?) Then again, it could just be product that they’re phasing out. Continue reading “About (Seemingly) Huge Price Slashes on Certain Products”