Okay! *brisk clap-clap* Feedback on Avon has been positive, and I'm gearing up to place my order. Anonymous mentioned that an Avon seller's first few orders get them the most commission, so my thought is that we'd have the greatest impact if we all ordered during the same couple of early-on ordering periods. Lee says she's supposed to submit her orders every 2 weeks, and the next one is due by September 25th--let's say Monday the 24th, just to be sure. And if you miss that one, the next deadline is October 9th (8th to be sure). Operation Buy Avon From Lee--COMMENCE! (First act of business: better name for operation.)
Here is the web site: http://leannawilson.avonrepresentative.com/
If you go there and place an order, you can have it shipped to you for $3 flat-rate (use coupon code SHIP3), which is an especially good deal if you are ordering lots of heavy bottles of shampoo or bubble bath.
Here's what I did: from the site's home page (which is where the link above brings you), I clicked "shop." Then in the left-hand menu, about two-thirds of the way down, I clicked "Promotions." That brings you to a big picture, and a hard-to-see pull-down menu below the picture. The pull-down menu contains a bunch of good deals--choose one and then click the hard-to-see box that says "Go." For example, people were saying nice things about the "Anew" line, and right now it's buy one and get the second one for $5. And since some of the Anew stuff is already on sale (like, the Skin Optimizer is $10 down from $22--I don't know what optimized skin would be like, but SIGN ME UP), things get even cheaper.
The promotions change each 2-week ordering period, I think, so if you don't see anything you want this time, maybe the October 9th deadline will be better. In fact, LAST week, when I obviously SHOULD have ordered, the perfumes were "buy one for $15, or two for $6 each." So, actually literally less money to order two. But I missed it because I was dithering on a second choice, trying to decide solely based on the written description if I wanted Summer White or Be Kissable. (The first choice was Soft Musk, which I wore in high school and might hate now but wanted to try again anyway.) Oh, here's a similar example this week: the Avon Solution skincare things are 2 for $9.99. So you can buy ONE for $12.50, or you can have TWO for $9.99. Hmm, TOUGH CHOICE.
Those of you who were all happy about Avon bubble bath will be glad to see it is on sale 2 for $9.99 in the 24 oz size, or 4 for $15 in the 16 oz size. --Hey, look at me, hawking Avon! Picture me presenting a sparkling bottle on one open palm. I'm gesturing to it! I'm smiling! My teeth are doing that "ding!" sound as they gleam! I'm serving small clever snacks!
After you browse languidly through the specials, you can click on "makeup" and you'll get a fresh menu on the left that will include "makeup specials" and there are more deals there. Repeat with skincare, bath & body, etc. Those don't include all the specials, though, for some reason: when I then clicked on "eyes," I found specials that weren't with the other make-up specials. Basically you have to look at every single thing, is what I'm trying to say here.
Here are some of the things I'm thinking of getting (I tried to link, but the links didn't go to Lee's site specifically, and there was a "find a representative!" button):
The Skin Optimizer
The Soft Musk I might not like anymore but sure liked back in high school. (Can I be remembering that I had the coordinating deodorant? Surely not!)
From the "any 3 for $5" page (four whole items to choose from! go nuts!), I'm thinking of getting 1 Avon Basics Vita Moist Face Cream, 1 Avon Basics Hand Cream in Silicone Glove, and 1 Foot Works Bonus Size Therapeutic Cracked Heel Relief Cream. I don't even have cracked heels (not that you asked--thanks for CARING), but that sounds nice for the feeties.
Avon Basics Care Deeply with Aloe Lip Balm
Beyond Color Plumping Lip Color SPF 15 with Double the Retinol (ooo, DOUBLE the retinol!), in Sienna and in Twig ("Twig"? Yes, thank you, I would like my lips to resemble a small dry BRANCH).
Beyond Color Plumping Lip Conditioner SPF 15 with Double the Retinol, in colorless (24% more lip plumping!)
Dew Kiss Lip Dew (but dewn't)
Moisture Therapy Intensive Moisturizing Lip Treatment (I love lip balm)
Instant Manicure Dry Nail Enamel Strips, in Reddy To Go (what? that's not slutty)
Ultra Color Rich Lipstick Sheer Spring Shades, in Sheer Sangria
Healthy Boost Skintrition Moisture Lotion (if they had to invent a word, it's GOT to be good!)
Speed Dry Nail Enamel, in Delicata
Heavenly Soft Eyeshadow Trio, in Plum and in Nude.
This is getting lame. I think I'll stop.
Here is something I didn't order: "body yogurt." Gross! It's probably wonderful, but doesn't it sound disgusting?
Remember if you order to use SHIP3 to get $3 flat-rate shipping! Also, tell me what you order, because I am going back and forth on EVERYTHING and may want to copy you.
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