So there's no secret that a lot of "influencers" in the beauty world and even outside of it, get a lot of beauty products. Some of these beauty packages I know are coming. (I get an email from the PR company telling me a package is on the way) but many times, they just show up at my door. Funny actually, my friend Diego gets makeup sent to his house all the time, in spite him not wearing any. It just happens.
I try my best to test all the products out so I can speak to them and give you all honest reviews. I say this often, but it's worth reiterating, (especially in today's blogging world) I only post about products I genuinely like. Just like I would never post about meal that wasn’t delicious, or a service that was sub-par, I don’t promote brands just for pay or free products.
Additionally I don’t promote products (especially beauty) unless I’ve tried it for two weeks or longer. I mean, how can I tell you that something produces “results” without trying it for the recommended amount of time? SPOILER ALERT: Many of influencers don’t because of the tight deadlines a lot of beauty brands put on to produce content. Typically, when I get asked to try a product and produce content *if I like it* I’ll send a response email saying “Sure, would love to try, but if you’re on a tight deadline, I’m not your girl. Please let me try this out and with enough time to write an honest, and thoughtful review.”
Maybe this annoys beauty partners, maybe it doesn’t. But if it does, that’s not my problem because they are not my priority for writing blog content. YOU ALL ARE.
Phew, that being said, here are two brands who were kind enough to send me some products to try, and also allowed me to try them with enough time to tell you how I like them!