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Vote To Bring Back Your Favorite Retired Philosophy Shower Gel

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on January 6, 2011

I was going to start this post with “Can you believe that Philosophy is turning 15 this year?”  But then I thought about it and “I can’t believe that Philosophy is only going to be 15 this year” seems more appropriate in my mind.  To me, it seems like Philosophy has always been around so it’s kind of strange to hear that for about the first half of my life it didn’t exist. 

But anyways, to celebrate it’s 15th birthday, Philosophy is bringing back a retired shower gel and putting in a spiffy limited-edition bottle design.  Go to Philosophy’s Facebook page and vote for your favorite (click the “Poll” tab on the top of the page). Choices include Peach, Banana, Lemonade, and Fresh Cream.  If you’re a big fan of any of these scents, here’s your chance to bring it back. 

Personally, I’m a little bummed in the choices.  While there are some nice scents listed, I wouldn’t classify any of them as a favorite.  If we could request to bring any shower gel fragrance back I would probably vote for Root Beer.  Oh how I loved the Philosophy Root Beer shower gel.

What is your favorite Philosophy shower gel scent?

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Philosophy Year-End Sale

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on December 26, 2010

Philosophy.com has started their Year-End Sale. Thru December 31st, save up to 40% on select Philosophy products. Most of the sale items are from their holiday collection, but there are a few non-holiday items too. Use coupon / promo code 465HEJ to save an additional 15% off your order.

For the moment, I’m passing on this sale.  Most of the kits that I would be interested in are only discounted by $2-$3.  Not much of a sale.  I wouldn’t mind picking up a few of the Lip Shines that have been marked down to $6, but with shipping being almost $6 that is a deal killer.  Happy Shopping!

Will you be hitting up the Philosophy Year-End Sale?  What did you pick up?

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Philosophy QVC December 4th Today’s Special Value Review

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on December 14, 2010

If you recall, a few weeks ago I posted that I had put my order in for the December 4th Philosophy Today’s Special on QVC.  Let me just tell you, I am sooooo glad that I ordered this set.  I am over the moon about it.

Philosophy’s Falling In Love fragrance is one of my absolute favorite fragrances.  It is so sweet and romantic.  I am not really a fan of florals and musks.  So it’s no surprise that I selected the TSV in the Falling In Love fragrance.  I’m a fan of the “Graces” too, but none of them are as divine as FIL, in my humble opinion.  Since I already knew what Falling In Love smells like the fragrance was not the surprise in this kit, it was the packaging.

Let me just tell you, it is stunning.  The outer box features a graphic of glitter running along the bottom.  The box is kept shut with an elegant black ribbon.  When you open the box, you are greeted with generous sized bottles of product secured by elegant black velvet (or some kind of velvet look-a-like) covered foam.  The glitter theme continues onto the products.  Each of the bottles of body butter and shower gel as well as the tube of lip gloss have the same glitter graphic that is found on the outer box.  The stunner of the collection has to be the bottle of fragrance.  It doesn’t have a glitter graphic, it actually has glitter all over the bottle.  Philosophy, if you some how come across this post, please consider offering your bottles of fragrance with this glitter exterior all of the time.  It is gorgeous.

This Picture Doesn't Do This Bottle Justice!

If you recall, I wasn’t sure what the lip gloss was flavored like before I placed the order since I placed the order before the presentation.  The gloss is simply a fancied up version of Philosophy’s Bubbly Lip Shine.  It has a champagne taste.

The solid fragrance stick is a nice touch.  It will make a great addition to my purse during the winter months.  If there is any left come summertime it will have to be moved to my bathroom or desk for fear of the melty mess that I might be left with if I leave my purse in the car.  The scent of the solid fragrance smells exactly like the Falling In Love spray fragrance.

I know a lot of people have said that the quality of Philosophy has gone down hill since Cristina Carlino sold the company.  While I totally agree with that thought in some regards, Philosophy has hit it out of the park with this collection.  All of the products have a true Falling In Love scent.  There isn’t a smell of chemicals or alcohol like I’ve heard some people complain of with past products.

If you picked this up for anyone as a Christmas gift, they are going to love you.  Anyone would be absolutely blown away by this collection.

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Philosophy 3 For $33 Shower Gels

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on December 6, 2010

For 3 days only (thru December 8th), Philosophy is offering select shower gels 3 for $33. That makes them $11 each so you save $5 on each bottle. Currently, there are 34 scents to choose from, but that will change as things sell out.  Use coupon / promo code sharethejoy to take advantage of this offer.

As a good beauty blogger I feel it is my responsibility to offer you a warning if you are thinking about ordering from Philosophy.com.  It’s now December 6th, and I am still waiting for my orders from Black Friday to ship.  According to my order status, they still haven’t left the warehouse.  So if you need to get your order quickly, it’s possible that that won’t happen.  I know I’m not the only one with shipping issues from Philosophy lately.  There are a lot of people complaining about not having received their Black Friday orders on message boards and blogs.

Did you pick up any of the Philosophy shower gels?  What are your favorite Philosophy scents?

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Philosophy QVC Today’s Special Value December 4th 2010

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on November 30, 2010

***UPDATE*** Now it looks like the Philosophy TSV is available for 4 Easy Pays of $14.99 instead of 3 Easy Pays of $19.99.  Is it me, or has QVC been doing this switcheroo with Easy Pay quantities a lot lately?

Can you believe it’s already going to be December tomorrow?  I’ve said it before, but seriously, why didn’t the year move so fast when I was in school???  The good thing about December coming (besides Santa, Christmas cookies, and decorations) is that it brings a new Philosophy Today’s Special Value on QVC.  The good news…you don’t have to wait until December 4th to get your hands on the new Philosophy TSV.  It’s already available for order on QVC.com.

Just in time for Christmas, Philosophy’s latest TSV is a fragrance set.  The Philosophy Kiss Of Grace 5-piece Deluxe Fragrance Collection features (1) 2 oz. spray fragrance, (1) 5 oz. tube of perfumed body butter, (1) 16 oz. bottle of 3-in-1 shampoo,bath & shower gel, (1) 0.09 oz. solid fragrance stick, (1) 0.5 oz. tube of flavored lip shine, all in a lovely gift box with fabric bow.  It is available in your choice of Amazing Grace, Pure Grace, or Falling In Love.  It has a Today’s Special Value Price of $59.98 with 3 Easy Pays of $19.99.  It has a retail value of $132.00 and a QVC price of $72.50.

The packaging for this kit appears to be a special holiday packaging.  I think it looks pretty spiffy

Let me just tell you, I already put my order in for the Falling In Love set.  Falling In Love is one of my most favorite fragrances ever.  The price for the amount of product that you receive is great and the Easy Pay offer seals the deal for me.

I’m curious to see what the Lip Shine is flavored like.  Although this is just my guess, I don’t think it would taste like the fragrances.  Who would want lip gloss that tastes like perfume?  Maybe something minty?  I guess we’ll have to wait and see.  I’m also interested in testing out the solid fragrance stick.  I have never tried any Philosophy fragrance in the solid form.

If you have a Philosophy girl in your life, I think this would make a great Christmas gift for her…that is, if she isn’t already snagging one for herself!  If you have been wanting to try a Philosophy fragrance out, this is also a great kit to do so with.  You get all of the staple products.

Will you be ordering the Philosophy QVC Today’s Special Value?  What fragrance will you be getting?

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Amazing Doorbuster Deals At Philosophy.com

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on November 28, 2010

I know that Cyber Monday isn’t until tomorrow, but have my fellow shopaholics been browsing the net looking for great online deals yet?  If you haven’t, you’re missing out!  Philosophy.com is having an amazing sale and offering new doorbusters everyday this weekend to celebrate Black Friday.  Sorry I didn’t post about this yesterday.  I just got my future mother-in-law out of my house this morning so my time to post deals has been slim to none.  Today’s doorbusters include the Amazing Grace bar soap for only $4.50 and the Pink Frosted Layer Cake and Chocolate Fudge Cake shower gel duo for only $10.  Still not impressed?  Thru tonight, Philosophy is also offering FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS!!!  No minimum purchase required!!!  Just use coupon / promo code holidayship.  There are a number of other items sale priced at 50% off or more.  Rumor has it that even more items are going to be offered tomorrow for Cyber Monday.  A gift with purchase is also rumored to be happening.  I’m hoping that they will offer free shipping on all orders tomorrow too.

I have picked up a number of items to have on hand for gifts for Christmas.  Lots of great things in the $10-$12 range.  Perfect for Secret Santa gifts.  Hoping for more tomorrow!

Have you taken advantage of Philosophy’s doorbuster weekend sale?  What did you get?

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QVC Today’s Special Value – Philosophy Super Size Holiday Favorites Shower Gel Duo

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on November 2, 2010

Just a reminder that today, November 2nd, Philosophy has the Today’s Special Value for QVC. It’s a holiday item. I know, hold you’re excitement, yet another holiday 2010 item. This is actually a pretty good value for Philosophy. The TSV is a Philosophy Super Size Holiday Favorites Shower Gel Duo. You have two scent options with this TSV. Option one features the Snowman and Holiday Angel scents while option two features the Candy Cane and Gingersnap scents. The shower gels are super-sized at 32 oz. Both duos come with the super handy pumps as well as two gift bags to make it easy to give these as Christmas gifts.

The Today’s Special Value pricing on the Holiday Favorites Shower Gel Duo is $39.98 (original QVC price is $48.50).  That makes each super size shower gel $19.99. That’s a pretty good deal considering that the 16 oz. Philosophy 3-in-1s are normally $16.  The bad thing is that they are no longer offering Easy Pay on this item.  If you saw my heads up post a few weeks ago, you’ll remember that QVC was offering 2 Easy Pays on this item. Apparently, it was only available if you ordered prior to November 2nd.

Will you be picking up the November 2nd Philosophy TSV? Did you already order it in advance?  Which scent duo are you getting?

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Philosophy Toasty Treats Hot Cocoa Gel & Smores Lip Shine Duo

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on October 23, 2010

Let me just tell you, I am on a quest.  A quest to try and keep up with posting all of the Holiday 2010 pieces from Philosophy.  It is quite a daunting challenge as everytime I turn around there is yet another new product.  I posted yesterday that QVC is having a weekend dedicated to gift giving this weekend.  I haven’t picked up any beauty products yet, but I did pick up the Hot Pick of 5 flashlights.  (Side story – Our flashlight is ridiculous.  It’s a Little Tikes flashlight that looks like Frankenstein and actually makes a monster noise as Frankenstein opens his mouth to let the light out.  Crazyness, I know!)  Philosophy has a number of shows and a number of holiday items.  One that caught my eye was the Philosophy Toasty Treats Hot Cocoa Gel & Smores Lip Shine Duo.

The Toasty Treats Duo features a 24 oz. bottle of Hot Cocoa shower gel and a Smores Lip Shine.  It also comes with a gift bag for easy gift giving.  What chocolate addict wouldn’t love to pamper herself with chocolate scented goodness? 

The reason the Toasty Treats Duo really caught my eye was because of its price.  It’s Feature Priced at $23.64.  I think this is a pretty great value given that just a 16 oz. sized bottle of Philosophy gel is normally priced at $16 and the Lip Shines are normally priced at $10 (total of $26).  So for less money you’re getting more product with this set.  I know there are tons of girls out there that love the Hot Cocoa 3-in-1 so this may be a set you would be interested in getting.  On this rainy, overcast Chicago morning, I could totally go for some hot chocolate!

Do you love Philosophy’s Hot Cocoa gel?  Can’t stand bathing with food scents?  Let us know!

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Philosophy Melting Marshmallows Gel, Lotion, & Lip Shine Trio

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on October 22, 2010

Every few days or so it seems like QVC has a new Philosophy gift set for us.  Philosophy’s Holiday 2010 line just continues to get bigger and bigger.  Tomorrow, Saturday, October 22nd, QVC is featuring The Joy Of Giving throughout the day.  I actually love these kind of days because they usually have some pretty great deals on some great gift ideas.  Philosophy has a few shows scheduled for tomorrow.  QVC.com has a sneak peek section up for The Joy Of Giving and a new Philosophy gift set has found its way into that section.

Philosophy Melting Marshmallows Gel, Lotion,& Lip Shine Trio features 24 oz. bottles of Melting Marshmallows gel and lotion and a Melting Marshmallows Lip Shine.  Now, if you haven’t smelled Melting Marshmallows before, let me just tell you that it isn’t a straight marshmallow scent.  It has subtle hints of chocolate in it as well.  Not an overwhelming chocolate scent, but the chocolate notes are there.  It is more of a smores scent.

The packaging for this product is just too cute.  The bottles feature a very festive gold color with snowflakes.  One of Philosophy’s signature little girls is hiding behind a snowman too.

The Philosophy Melting Marshmallows Trio is Event Priced at $43.33 with a regular QVC price of $52.50 and a retail value of $60.  It is currently available for purchase on QVC.com. This is a great deal if you are a big fan of the Philosophy Melting Marshmallow scent.

Do you love the Philosophy Melting Marshmallow scent? What is your favorite Philosophy scent?

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Philosophy Today’s Special Value For November 2nd

Posted by anotherbeautyblogger on October 18, 2010

***Now that the TSV is live, they have for some reason changed the link.  Here is the current link to the Philosophy TSV.

Philosophy will have the Today’s Special Value for QVC on November 2nd.  It’s a holiday item.  I know, hold you’re excitement, yet another holiday 2010 item.  This is actually a pretty good value for Philosophy.  The TSV will be a Philosophy Super Size Holiday Favorites Shower Gel Duo.  You’ll have two scent options with this TSV.  Option one features the Snowman and Holiday Angel scents while option two features the Candy Cane and Gingersnap scents.   The shower gels are super-sized at 32 oz.  Both duos come with the super handy pumps as well as two gift bags to make it easy to give these as Christmas gifts.

The Today’s Special Value pricing on the Holiday Favorites Shower Gel Duo will be $39.98 (original QVC price is $48.50), plus it will be on 2 Easy Pays.  That makes each super size shower gel $19.99.  That’s a pretty good deal considering that the 16 oz. Philosophy 3-in-1s are normally $16.

It looks like you may be able to order the Candy Cane / Gingersnap TSV already, even though it’s clearly not November 2nd.  The Snowman / Holiday Angel scent duo currently listed as a waitlist item.

Will you be picking up the November 2nd Philosophy TSV?  Which scent duo are you getting?

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