I have a seriously newsworthy thing to share here. You may already know this, but if I can use this humble little blog to help just one sister girl get a free item from a department store, my heart will be fulfilled. For today, anyway.
There has been a class action suit against cosmetics companies that alleges that they have conspired to keep the prices high on retail cosmetics in stores like Dillards and Macy's. There is a website with more details at www.cosmeticssettlement.com but I've got the skinny for you right here:
Basically, the ruling came down that cosmetics companies have to repay their customers with 175 million dollars worth of free cosmetics!! To get your free product, go out to the mall and into a dept store such as Dillards or Macy's and go to the cosmetics counter area. You will see a table set up, or a big line that moves surprisingly fast. As you move through the line, there will be a list of about 20 or so fabulous and pricey items and you get to decide which thing you want. You sign a paper that says you are settling with the cosmetics company and you are given your free something. Every item is priced between 18 and 25 bucks. It's good stuff! No catch, no downside. I got a lovely bottle of Ralph Lauren Romance bath and shower gel. They have wrinkle creams, high dollar mascaras, designer fragranced stuff, etc. They don't make you identify yourself or prove that you bought cosmetics in the past.
I swung by the mall yesterday and it only took me maybe 5 minutes to go through the line and get my stuff. This will go on for 6 more days or until they run out of stuff to give out. So GO! Get some!