Glymm: Beauty Gone Wrong

Hi Beauties,

After coming back to my blog after a two week hiatus with my family visiting, I found a comment on an old post with some sad news.  The Canadian beauty box company Glymm, which I subscribed to and enjoyed before moving to the United States, abruptly shut down their business in April, leaving many subscribers having paid for up to 4 boxes that they never received.  Now, all business ventures are a risk, and as a consumer you are partially responsible for this, but it just sounds like Glymm was very irresponsible in the way they handled the transition.  Continually billing customers for services they couldn’t (and knew they wouldn’t) provide, as well as continuing to take orders from their online shop and never shipping the items.  I have even heard someone claim that they charged some clients for their May boxes, and then shut down and removed all public presence within 24 hours.  They sent subscribers a short email indicating that they were going out of business effective immediately, and that they would not receive a refund for anything they had been charged for.

You can read the whole story here.

I guess I consider myself lucky that I was forced to unsubscribe when I moved.  It sounds like the bag had been going downhill for a while before this happened.

I found out about all this because Nikki from NailPolishCanada.com commented on one of my posts and shared the news story with me.  I wish I had seen this earlier because she told me that they were putting together a FREE box ($25CAD value) that they would give to a certain number of Glymm subscribers who had been ripped off in the whole debacle.  Sadly they are all sold out, but I still wanted to post about this, to let you know about a company that was trying to step up and help a girl out!  While it’s not the end of the world, it still really sucks to feel like you’ve had something pulled out from underneath you like this.  So please, share the love and check out a website that tried to step in and brighten your day.

I hope none of you were affected by this!

xoxo

(Disclaimer: I am not in any way affiliated with either Glymm or NailPolishCanada.com)

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Free Zoya Nail Polish Anyone?

Hey Beauties!

This is just a quick post to let you know about an amazing deal on Zoya nail polish that started this morning!  If you go to their website and enter the code “ZOYA2013” you get 3 polishes for free!  You do have to pay $10s/h, but that is standard on all Zoya orders anyways (unless you purchase 3 additional polishes, then shipping is free!).

I personally have never tried any Zoya polishes, so you can bet that I didn’t miss out on this chance to get my hands on a few!  I ordered 4.  The three I got for free were “Sarah” (after all, isn’t the Zoya rule that you have to have the one that is your own name?), “Kimber” and “Meadow“.  They are all in the reds/pinks colour family, as I don’t really have that much variety in my collection in that area.  I can’t wait to try them out!  The fourth polish that I got wasn’t in the promo because it is from their new “Pixie Dust” collection.  The colour I chose is “Vespa“, a light minty-green.  The special thing about this collection is that the polishes are packed with glitter, but dry with a matte, textured finish.  Something that will be totally unique in my collection!  This collection isn’t released yet, so technically it is a pre-order, and it will ship Feb 1 when they become available.  I will have swatches and reviews on my first impressions of Zoya when they all arrive!

Zoya-Kimber

Zoya – “Kimber”

Zoya-Meadow

Zoya – “Meadow”

Zoya-Sarah

Zoya – “Sarah” (My namesake polish!)

Zoya-Vespa

Zoya – “Vespa”

 

In the mean time, make sure you don’t miss this deal!

Click here: https://www.artofbeauty.com/rd/01682D10

Using any link in this post uses my “Share The Love” code.  If you sign up and order something, I will get points, and you will get a credit for a free nail polish!  You can then create your own code and share with family and friends and get the same deals =).

Let me know which polishes you order!

xoxo