March 04, 2011

Mail of the Week (February 28 - March 4)

My prize from Adrienne's giveaway: I was lucky enough to win the 2nd prize of her giveaway, which consists of some LUSH goodies:

  • Space Girl Bath Bomb
  • Mandarin's Tea Party Soap
  • The Ex Factor Bath Bomb

Adrienne also included some yummy Mingles, which I have never tasted before. I have never tried any of those products before, so I'm very excited! Thank you very much Adrienne, I can't wait to have a bath now!

PETA Vegan Lip Balms: I redeemed 13000 Peta2 Street Team points for these cute PETA Vegan Lip Balms. I got them in the following flavors:

  • "PETA Compassion" Fruit
  • "No S'more Animal Testing" S'mores
  • "Animals Out of the Act" Tangerine
I have started using "No S'more Animal Testing" S'mores and it instantly melts when in contact with the lips, leaving them incredibly glossy - just like if I was wearing a lipgloss!

My prize from Apothica's DuWop contest: Apothica recently held a contest in which we had to talk about DuWop in a blog post, and this post made me win! Here's what I won:

  • Private Red Lipstick
  • Lip Venom Lip Plumper
  • Crush Heavy Metal Metallic Eyeshadow in 18 Carat
  • Keep Blushing Water-Resistant Blush in Peach
  • $25 Apothica Gift Card

I have never tried anything from DuWop so I'm super excited, especially about the Lip Venom!

April issue of Fashion magazine: My subscription expired in February, but this is the second time they send me another issue! This one came without a letter though... just to be sure it hasn't been renewed automatically, I checked my account on the website but it's actually expired... strange...

Samples of Biotherm Skin.Ergetic Day and Night Creams: I got these through Facebook, but the offer is sadly not available anymore. However, you can still enter Trip.Ergetic contest to be automatically entered for a chance to win a free full-sized Skin.Ergetic Serum as well as an energizing getaway with 3 friends.

Samples from Four O'clock tea: I absolutey don't remember participating in MemorTeas, but it appears to be why I received some samples. Here is the selection of tea I was sent:

  • Fair Trade Chocolate Spice
  • Fair Trade Licorice Spice
  • Fair Trade White Tea Chai
  • Fare Trade Earl Grey
  • Mint Chai Herbal Tea Fairtrade
  • Green Tea


  1. yay i love tea ^^
    and isn't space girl bath bomb lovely? it's my fav! :)

  2. My God you're just winning contests left and right haha! Lucky girl!

    And those PETA lipbalms are BEYOND adorable! I'm amazed that they're actually good quality too!


  3. LOVED THIS. Have a lovely weekend !!

  4. woww jaime tes goodies!!

    jai aussi recu les samples de memorteas mais d'une autre marque que la tienne o.O cetait celestial seasonings

  5. Wow! Une bonne semaine Gaby! Moi aussi, j'ai recu mes vernis Nails Inc, des echantillons deluxe Wella et un colis que je dois aller chercher au depot maintenant!!! jai hate de voir cque cest!

  6. Love your posts!
    The only things I got this week in the post were bills and the reminder of the vert that Willow needs her deworming tablet.

  7. Love your mail of the week post! :) those lip balms are really cute! And your so luckyyy you always win giveaways! wow you should definately buy a lottery tickets! we never know!

  8. @christine : I think I have an addiction to tea. I guess it's better than coffee hehe! I haven't tried Space Girl yet but I love the glitters (=

    @Anna Elizabeth : I know right! I'm very grateful! Yes I thought the lipbalms would be cheap, but they are vegan so I was eager to give them a try, and they actually smell and taste great. I love how glossy they leave my lips, but they seem to melt easily )= Oh and they are so pricey! $5 for only one lipbalm!

    @joana: Thanks hun, I'm glad you liked my post (=

    @Jennifer : I will, for sure!

    @petitechouxx : Ah oui, toi aussi? En fait, je ne me souviens aucunement avoir participé à ça sur Facebook... ça doit faire très longtemps!

    @Ms Bubu: Oui, très bonne semaine ahah! J'ai hâte de voir c'est quoi ton colis hihi!

    @Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up : Aww bills suck!

    @Anonymous: Yes they are super cute and yummy! I know I'm very lucky, but I'm greateful for it (= But I'm not that lucky with lottery tickets, sadly hehe!

  9. Les "lipsticks" Peta sont vraiment beau!
    Non je viens de Belgique, tu connais?

    Merci pour ton commentaire! Bisous

  10. @Welovemake-up ! : En fait, ce sont des baumes à lèvres (= Oui je connais la Belgique. C'est assez loin de chez moi!

  11. the lipbalms are so cute, lovely post!!xxx

  12. I didnt know PETA has lipbalms hehe :)
    Yes faux cils is an intense mascara.. when I use it I have to grab tissue and clean excess product and then use it on my lashes slowly. When I'm patient, the end product will be really good :) just wait until 1 layer dry and put another layer and another until your lashes become super long hhehehehe

  13. Hi Gaby! I love reading about your mail of the week :)

    Kisses, Melanie

  14. Lovely blog! I like this post ^^
    If you want, you follow me and I'll follow you too :D
    Alla moda e con stile

  15. nice blog!
    maybe you can visit and follow mine too? :)


  16. Lovely products, I'm a massive LUSH fan too. Thanks for your comment on my post x

  17. I know. I really love it.. it is very creamy and coats evenly with only one coat =)

  18. @Sophie : Thanks!

    @pandablush: Yes they have some, but they are sooo pricey ($5 for one lipbalm!). Oh I have tried everything with the YSL mascara but nothing works for me. I'm just glad I didn't pay for it z=

    @Beauty meets Kawaii: I'm glad you like them Melanie (=

    @Sassy : Thank you!

    @maRyya: Thanks!

    @Mara : Merci Mara, je suis contente que tu aimes (=

    @♥ Stacey's Beauty Blog ♥ : I try not to get too addicted, but it's so hard hehe!

    @MakeupbyThess : It's amazing (=

  19. @Cherry Pullinger : Thank you! I'm very happy!

  20. I love tea! it keeps me hydrated but especially warms me up when I'm feeling a bit cold...I think being slightly low on iron (I take supplements) makes me colder more often. I hope to change that though my not forgetting about my iron supplements.
    I'm weary of magazine subscriptions and how they could automatically renew them - it's a good thing to check and that's nice that you got two free mags now! The orange dress looks very nice on Amanda Seyfried.
    And wow look at the Lush and Duwop gooodies you won :) Congratulations! I haven't tried any Duwop products but I know you were mentioning about their lip venom in a previous post.

  21. @Karen: I tend to drink tea not because I'm thirsty, but more because I want something warm and comforting. Sometimes, coffee just won't work! I also think I'm low on iron as I don't eat meat, but I only take supplements when I'm in my periods (interesting, eh? LOL) as I'm afraid to do an overdose or something. I still don't understand what happened with Fashion magazine...

  22. Hello Gaby! You'r blog is amazing...i love it absolutely. My name's Andie and I'm from the Czech republic. I also have a blog and i'm activist in PETA organisation as well. I am following you! Hope you will visit me soon. Warm regards! ♥ Andie Chambers