12 days of christmas

12 Days of Deals – Day 4: FREE Magix Prime

12 Days of Deals - Day 4:  Free Magix Prime Face Perfector Primer

12 Days of Deals – Day 4: Free Magix Prime Face Perfector Primer

Ooh ooh Day 4 is magic… you knowwwwww. Every time I hear Magix Prime or Magix Tint I sing that song in my head. However when I hear Magix Stick I sing Lil’ Kim and 50… I got the magic stick… haha. Anyyyyywaysss…. Day 4 is a free full size Magix Prime face primer with spa 20. Basically a little bit of magic in a bottle.

12 Days of Deals – Day 4: Free Magix Prime face primer with a $50 order using promo code PRIME at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Word of Alicia:  Magix Prime has been one of our best sellers for years.  It recently was re-packaged in this killer black and white packaging but its the same product everyone has loved.  Since its relaunch I’ve been kinda obsessed.  Over the summer I went on a little primer binge at Sephora and Ulta.  I got all the top seller from Benefit, Ulta, Urban Decay, Too Faced and Smashbox.  How many primers does one girl need!?  But honestly they make a HUGE difference especially if you have textured skin like I do, along with large pores, hot Nor Cal heat and I’m a face toucher.  A primer is a must have!  Even with all those primers Magix Prime has been my go to.  If you like Smashbox Photofinish or Benefit Porefessional then you’ll like Magix Prime.  PLUS its a third of the cost and has SPF 20 soooo… Even better you can get it for free with today’s 12 Days of Deals offer.  If I were building a $50 order to get this free my Magix Inspired order would be this:

Besides Magix Prime, also in our Magix line is the Magix Tint and Magix Wand.  The tint is a tinted moisturizer with a blurring face perfecting affect, the wand in a creamy multi-tasker you can use from everything as a concealer to foundation.  They’re buy one get one half off so paired with the Magix Tint you’ll get for free you’ll be set for a flawless face all season long.  Plus it photographs really well for those holiday card photos.  I’ve also added the All Eyes On Me Gift Set which would make an excellent gift, but also pairs perfectly with the Magix Line for your everyday makeup.  Lastly, I’m adding this A Box to finish off your face, or again to gift.  If you have a small gift exchange A Boxes make the BEST gift for this.  They’re only $10 for a $42 value and they can be wrapped up like a Christmas Tree!  I really like this one particularly with the travel fragrance of Live Out Loud.  A good box for year round use.

Time To Shine This Holiday!

Time To Shine This Holiday!

REMEMBER I’m here to be your personal shopper.  These orders not quite what you want but you want that free primer, let me help curate one that is!  You want to gift this to someone, I can expertly gift wrap it, include a free holiday card and get it to your recipient in time to glisten under the tree.  Just hit me up!  aliciahess1 @ gmail.com or DM on Instagram @wordofalicia or leave a comment on this post and I’ll reach out.

12 Days of Deals – Day 3: Free Shipping on $25

12 Days of Deals - Day 3:  Free Shipping on $25 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

12 Days of Deals – Day 3: Free Shipping on $25 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Our 12 Days of Deals is back with our Day 3 offer – free shipping on a $25 order at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger with promo code HOLIDAY25

Avon Beauty Items Under $25!

Avon Beauty Items Under $25!

Word of Alicia:  Orders usually ship free at a $40 price point, so when the free ship at $25 comes around this is the best time to get makeup!  We’re so reasonably priced that you can get your basics for under $25 – like Love At First Lash Mascara ($12), Glimmersticks Eye/Lip/Brow Liners (3 for $10), foundation ($14-$25), my fave Nourishing Lipstick ($6.99)… however my order suggestion this time around to get the free ship at $25 is the Time To Shine Palette Collection.

Time To Shine Palette Collection

Time To Shine Palette Collection

At $25 this 3-piece gift set includes:

• Positive Vibes Only Eye Palette, 12 eye shades. .34 oz. total net wt.
• Reach for the Stars Eye Palette, 12 eye shades .34 oz. total net wt.
• The Future is Bright Face Palette, 2 blushes and 2 highlighters, .54 oz. total net wt.

Face Palette:  Blushes, Bronzer, Highlighter

Face Palette: Blushes, Bronzer, Highlighter

Live your best life—and treat every day like a holiday!  Scan our library of limited-edition makeup palettes (with mirrors!) that slip seamlessly into a star-studded book sleeve. This set was inspired by the power of individuality and self-confidence. Use each palette and remind yourself every day: you’re strong, you’re beautiful and you can make a difference.

Eye Palette #1:  Warm and Colorful

Eye Palette #1: Warm and Colorful

Eye Palette #2:  Cool and Neutral

Eye Palette #2: Cool and Neutral

This is SUCH a nice set for only $25.  As someone who shops a lot of brands, high to low, the quality on this one stands out just as nice as those high end brands.  As someone who shops holiday sets at places like Ulta, Sephora, Macy’s, etc… this holiday set gives you so much between the 24 eye shades and the 4 face shades.  PLUS the packaging is to die for!  It’s not *too* holiday making this a great set to use year round.

Time To Shine Palette Collection Only $25 * Cheers To You Shower Gels $7 ea.

Time To Shine Palette Collection Only $25 * Cheers To You Shower Gels $7 ea.

Last year we had a similar version (see here) that Oprah actually mentioned as one of her top gifts to give and get.  This year it’s just as good of a gift and even better packaging and color options!

This would make a great gift for any beauty lover, anyone who shops as said stores, and anyone who loves *living their best life*.  You can shop the Time to Shine Palette Collection online at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger be sure to use promo code HOLIDAY25 for free shipping.

 

12 Days of Deals – Day 2 FREE Triple Wick Candle in Mocha Merrymint or Pass The Rum Cake

It’s Day 2 of our 12 Days of Deals over at the eBoutique and this one is a GOOD ONE!  You can choose between Pass The Rum Cake or Mocha Merrymint triple wick candle for free with a $50 order.  These are 2 of the top candles I wanted from the holiday candle collection.

12 Days of Deals - Day 2: Free Triple Wick Candle of your choice

12 Days of Deals – Day 2: Free Triple Wick Candle of your choice

12 Days of Deals – Day 2:  Complimentary Candle and Free Shipping on orders $50+ with promo code RUM (for Pass The Rum Cake) or MOCHA (for Mocha Merrymint)

Word of Alicia:  If you haven’t tried our candles yet, now is the perfect time… I mean when is a free candle not a good time? They’re VERY comparable to Bath and Body Works and the new holiday scents are 2/$25 which is a far better deal.  The holiday lineup includes Mocha Merrymint, Pass The Rum Cake, The Perfect Pine, Cinnamon Spice and All Things Nice, and A Very Berry Holiday.  This Day 2 Promo is a $20 value so if I were building a $50 order to get the free candle here’s what I’d choose.  Because there are 2 candle options I built 2 orders:

Order 1 for Pass The Rum Cake Candle:

Order Inspired by Pass The Rum Cake Candle at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Order Inspired by Pass The Rum Cake Candle at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Both these candles I want for myself so I built and order for me/yourself.  The holiday season requires a few must-haves, a red lip, holiday makeup and some festive glam jewelry to spice up the LBD.  My FAVORITE red lip this year is the Icon Avon Lipstick in Crimson Carnation, it’s the perfect holiday red in my favorite nourishing formula that helps battle dry lips.  With your red lip you’re going to need some holiday makeup and the Dream In Color Eye Palette is my TOP pick.  (check out my IG Highlights under Holiday to see what I mean!)  New arrivals just launched today including this new A Box which includes a bronze Glimmerstick eyeliner, a neutral cream blush, a Crave lipgloss and a purse size Live Out Loud fragrance.  These would complete your holiday beauty looks all for only $10!  Every season some fun festive jewelry is a must.  Its an inexpensive way to dress up your look for the holidays and still feel special.  I’m really digging this Red Deco set that’s currently buy one get one free!  You could swap in the cocktail ring if that’s more your jam.  This order is a little more than 50 at $60.99 but its worth $131.97!  $60 and you’re SET for getting ready this holiday season and you get a yummy candle to set the mood… done!

Wearing the holiday must-haves beauty items in this order!

Wearing the holiday must-haves beauty items in this order!

Order 2 for Merry Mochamint Candle:

Order Inspired by Mocha Merrymint Candle

Order Inspired by Mocha Merrymint Candle

Even though these candles would make excellent gifts esp as a hostess gift, teacher gift, girlfriend gift, etc… I want it for myself.  Also on my want list is this lounge set and smoking slippers so this order is again me getting something for me.  However, this would also make a great gift because The Here To Slay Lounge Set is good year round and can be worn casually too.  Paired with the Slay Smoking Slipper and the new A Box and the candle and you have yourself a gift that “slays”… see what I did there haha.  Either way get it for yourself or get it for someone else and get the free candle because this order comes in at $59.98 but valued at $111.97!  

REMEMBER I’m here to be your personal shopper.  These orders not quite what you want but you want that free candle, let me help curate one that is!  You want to gift this to someone, I can expertly gift wrap it, include a free holiday card and get it to your recipient in time to glisten under the tree.  Just hit me up!  aliciahess1 @ gmail.com or DM on Instagram @wordofalicia or leave a comment on this post and I’ll reach out.

12 Days of Deals – Day 1 Free Haiku Fragrance

12 Days of Deals from Avon came early this year! Usually this happens after Thanksgiving but with the short holiday season lets just take advantage of the free items, holiday bundles, and free shipping and get some shopping done! For the next 12 days there will be a special offer going on at the eBoutique so be sure to stop by see what’s up every day 🙂

DAY 1:  FREE Haiku Eau De Parfum

DAY 1: FREE Haiku Eau De Parfum

12 Days of Deals – Day 1: Free Full Size Haiku Fragrance with a $50 purchase using promo code HAIKU50

Holiday Gift Guide at the eBoutique

Holiday Gift Guide at the eBoutique

Word of Alicia: Haiku is one of fav fragrances from Avon. It’s clean and light perfect for day. The notes read; Top: Japanese yuzu Middle: Delicate muguet Bottom: Blonde woods.  This is a $25 value, so if I was building a $50 order for gift giving to get this $25 free product, this is what I’d build:

free avon

Haiku Inspired Order Idea

Haiku Inspired Order Idea

“Find your Zen with the Haiku Collection.  The calming and clean notes of Haiku Eau de Parfum bloom in harmony to create a fresh floral that evokes the serenity of a Japanese garden.”  To match this Japanese calming zen vibe I would build an order featuring trendy K Beauty, self-care staples, and some fun new beauty to excite.  Avon Glimmershadow in Jade (seen here) is a pale green shade that would be super fun for the holidays especially paired with the rest of the beauty in this order.  The A Box this campaign features a pretty pink lip shade that would wear really nice with Jade, in addition to a basic black liner and mascara and a fun exclusive choker necklace (seen here).  With our collaboration with The Face Shop I would add in some K Beauty and Skincare with the trendy cushion highlighter and Rice Water Foaming Face Wash (personal favorite and great value!).  To finish off the bundle I’d add in the matching Haiku Skin Softener (cross between a body lotion and a body cream) and a triple wick candle in Serenity (clearance price of only $9.99!).  For $53.97 you are getting $131.99 worth of product! I would definitely like to receive this haul on Christmas morning, I’ll tell you that!  Just put all these items together in a decorative box, tie up with a pretty ribbon, and you’re all set for gift giving.

Experience more holiday, let me be your personal shopper!

Experience more holiday, let me be your personal shopper!

If you like this idea, but would rather do a different candle or more K-Beauty items, modify it at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger but remember this Haiku offer is only good for today so act quick.  OR – let me be your personal shopper!  I can get this order together for your, wrap it expertly, and send to your recipient.  If you want to switch out some items, I can make some other suggestions, either way utilize me as your personal shopper, I’m free.  That’s free suggestions and order building, free gift wrapping, free holiday card to go along with it and you don’t have to deal with post office!    Just hit me up!  (aliciahess1 @ gmail.com) or DM me (wordofalicia on instagram) or leave a comment on this post and I’ll get back to you!

PS:  If you are an Rakuten/eBates user you can get 8.5% cash back at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger today too!  Not using Rakuten yet?  Sign up here.

So seriously, jump on this!

 

12 Days of Deals

We’re actually on day 5 of 12 days of deals. You know I’m always late, so of course I’m late on sharing this.  So for the next 7 days, every day will have a new deal with a $45 order at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  Which is a great time to pick up some stocking stuffers, gift add ons, and of course your holiday looks.  Use the free gift as a gift you don’t have to buy or keep it for yourself as something to get holiday ready with.  Today’s deal is 20% off, which a gift of money is always a good idea, but here are the rest of the deals for you to take advantage of:

Day 5

 

Day 6

 

Day 7

 

Day 8

 

Day 9

 

Day 10

 

Day 11

 

Day 12

 

Each offer is good for 24 hours so use the promo code in the picture on the day it’s offered at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger 

Happy Shopping!

Holiday Traditions: Christmas PJ’s

Holiday Traditions: Christmas PJ's

Holiday Traditions: Christmas PJ’s

Christmas Day OOTD!  Nothing I love more than a good holiday tradition, which is why Erica’s Fashion and Beauty and I are having a pajama party!  If your pj’s ever count as an OOTD Christmas Eve/Day is it, and with some really cute options from Avon this year there’s no reason not to refresh your lounge gear.

Alicia’s Winter Soft Look:

Alicia's Wintersoft PJ's

Alicia’s Wintersoft PJ’s

Avon Wintersoft Solid Knit PJ Pants

Avon Wintersoft Solid Knit PJ Pants

When we were little my brother and I planned our jammies for our favorite day and now I kinda still do that.  I have a stash of holiday jammies in red and green I pull out every year but when I saw this Winter Soft collection from Avon in soft shades I knew it was time to add something different to the collection.  I went for the Winter Soft Solid Knit PJ Pants in the soft lavender color.  I thought they would be something that I could wear year round with how soft and lightweight they are, but for the holiday’s I’ll pair them with an extra soft snowflake sweater and some new Avon slippers. Plus I just love the big satin bow tie!

Avon Winter Soft Plush Memory Foam Slippers in Grey

Avon Winter Soft Plush Memory Foam Slippers in Grey

Pretty Satin Bow Tie Waist

Pretty Satin Bow Tie Waist

I was so excited to see these Avon Winter Soft Memory Foam Bootie slippers in grey (also come in white and pink).  My Muk Luks died this year and I needed to replace, and these Avon booties did not disappoint!  The memory foam is so comfortable.  They were a little tight when you first put them on but once the foam shapes to your foot you’re golden!  I can not get over how comfy they are, they go from baking cookies to lounging watching Christmas movies on the couch, one of my favorite recent items, perfect for a chilly winter day.

Winter Soft Collection from Avon is Perfect for Holiday

Winter Soft Collection from Avon is Perfect for Holiday

These are a few of my favorite (Winter Soft) things...

These are a few of my favorite (Winter Soft) things…

The Winter Soft collection from Avon all starts with the seasonal favorite Winter Soft bath and body collection but this year also features a range of products in soft shades from these pj’s and slippers to this gorgeous blue necklace to stunning home goods, games, blankets and more!  They all beautifully pair together to create a really stunning gifts.  I think pairing the pj’s and slippers with a robe and bath and body set would be magical.  Or how about the beautiful throw blanket, 7-in1 Game board, and the set of mugs for a winter night in!  Either way I’m ready for my holiday traditions in my new Wintersoft pj’s!

Ready For Puppy Snuggles

Ready For Puppy Snuggles

Erica and Sarah’s Joyful Magical Beautiful Look:

Erica and Sarah's Joyful Magical Beautiful PJ's

Erica and Sarah’s Joyful Magical Beautiful PJ’s

“It’s Christmas morning and I’ve got to be honest, I did not wake up like this. LOL I did however feel comfy and cozy in my Avon pajamas! My sister, Sarah and I always spend Christmas Eve with our parents and have a family breakfast and gift exchange the next morning. No matter how old we get, Santa always brings us a new pair of pajamas. I’m wearing the Binge Watching version of Avon’s Joyful Beautiful Sleepshirt and Sarah is wearing Avon’s Joyful Beautiful Pajama Set in Tree Print. I’m really excited to give my family and friends Avon’s bath and body Senses and Skin So Soft gift boxes. Just add a bow or ribbon and they are ready to give!” – Erica’s Fashion and Beauty

Avon’s Joyful Beautiful Sleepshirt and Avon’s Joyful Beautiful Pajama Set

Avon’s Joyful Beautiful Sleepshirt and Avon’s Joyful Beautiful Pajama Set

Avon’s bath and body Senses and Skin So Soft gift set

Avon’s bath and body Senses and Skin So Soft gift set

Between the Winter Soft collection and the Joyful Magical Beautiful collection Avon has some pajamas for your holidays and beyond!  I love the idea of pairing them with a bath and body gift set or slippers for a gift anyone will enjoy… myself included.  Check out all the pajama’s Avon is offering this year:

 

 

You can shop our pajama party at my eBoutique!  Be sure to stack your order with the Party Ready A-Box for only $10 (see more) and take advantage of our 12 Days of Deals with a FREE candle with your $45 order!  Doesn’t snuggled up on the couch in some cozy new pj’s, slippers and blanket next to the candlelight glow of your free candle sound amazing… I think so…

Use Promo Code ORANGE or WOODLAND

Use Promo Code ORANGE or WOODLAND

May the season be Joyful, Magical, Beautiful!

 

 

12 Days Of Gifts… FREE GIFTS!

12 Days of Deals

12 Days of Deals

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a free Skin So Soft with an order or $45 plus…  Thats right 12 days of deals are back at my eBoutique starting with this lovely offer for a FREE Skin So Soft!  Check back everyday to see the offer but here’s a list of what’s coming up:

Day 1 – Free Skin So Soft Bath Oil

Day 2 – Free Anew Vitamin C Serum

Day 3 – Free Lips Duo. Code

Day 4 – Extra 20% off site-wide

Day 5 – Free Skin Care Travel Duo

Day 6 – Free Candle

Day 7 – Free Eyes Duo

Day 8 – Free Fragrance Set

Day 9 – Free Lotion Set

Day 10 – Free Beauty Set

Day 11 – Free Shipping on Orders $20+

Day 12 – Free Choice of Skin Care Set

Don’t Miss a Day!
Be sure to visit each day starting December 1 to discover the day’s unique code you need to unlock each fabulous deal at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger and be sure to take advantage of the Magic of Pearls A Box (see more) for only $10 with your $40 purchase.  So build an order totaling $40, add on this A Box for $10 use promo code BODYOIL and get FREE shipping and the FREE SSS!  win win!

The Magic Of Pearls A Box

The Magic Of Pearls A Box

 

 

 

 

12 Days Of Deals – FREE LUXE Avon Anew Ultimate Supreme Creme and Review

On the 7th day of Christmas Word Of Alicia gave to me, great skin with a FREE Ultimate Supreme!

We’re half way through our 12 days of deals and I have to say day 7 is one I’m personally taking advantage of!  Avon Anew Ultimate Supreme Creme rivals a $300+ creme from a competitor and you can get it FREE today with any $45 purchase.

Avon Anew Ultimate Supreme:

Avon Anew Ultimate Supreme Creme

Avon Anew Ultimate Supreme Creme

Introducing Anew Ultimate Supreme Advanced Performance Crème. The ultimate in luxury performance skincare that indulges your skin with a supreme experience and rewards it with immediate and long term results on most visible signs of aging, even on the most advanced ones, including deep wrinkles, creases, expression lines and skin firmness. 1.7 oz. net wt.

Born in the exotic waters of Tahiti, the black pearl is known to improve skin’s ability to retain moisture. Our luxurious yet lightweight night crème, infused with black pearl extract and our highest-level Celluvive anti-aging complex, helps repair the look of all visible signs of aging** while immersing skin in radiant moisture for the ultimate transformative experience.

Did you know? The Tahitian black pearl is considered one of the rarest gems on earth, taking as long as three years to form. A truly revolutionary discovery, the Tahitian black pearl is known to improve skin’s ability to retain moisture.

BENEFITS:
•  Non-greasy and non-tacky
• Absorbs quickly
• Suitable for all skin types
• Restores skin’s ability to retain radiant moisture for the ultimate pampering experience
• Infused with rare black pearl and gold mineral extract

HOW TO USE:
• Apply at night on clean dry skin onto face, neck and décollage. Can be used with any Anew regimen.

Made in USA

WORD OF ALICIA:  I’ve personally been using this creme and boy is it luxe!  It rivals a competitors cream that’s priced over $300 and I can see why.  It’s so smooth and absorbs beautifully, but more importantly the moisture it delivers is outstanding!  This is now my go to moisturizer.  I personally use it then AM too but because it does not include sunscreen I always use Avon’s MagiX primer which does have SPF.  Believe me your winter skin will thank me.

Get it for FREE today with your $45 order at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

12 Days of Deals – Cranberry and Cinnamon Senses 4 Piece Gift

On the 6th day of Christmas Word of Alicia gave to me, a 4 pieces senses gift for FREE!

Today’s deal is a FREE 4-piece set including the Avon Senses lotion and body wash in Cranberry and Cinnamon, along with a body puff and a triple wick candle in cranberry too!  I personally think think this is the perfect combo for a gift exchange gift.  Something festive, but general enough to be liked by the many.   If you have a white elephant, a secret santa or just need something small this combo is great!  To get the gift for FREE you need to spend $45 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger so why not pick something festive to wear to your gift exchange!  Linda and I created 2 looks you can wear to your holiday gift exchange, see them here!

Avon Senses The Perfect Gift Exchange Gift Idea

Avon Senses The Perfect Gift Exchange Gift Idea

 

Avon Fashion For The Holidays!

Avon Fashion For The Holidays!

12 Days of Deals – FREE Avon Little Black dress or Avon Luck La Vie

On the third day of Christmas, Word of Alicia gave to me,

a choice of LBD or Avon Luck La Vie!

Today’s deal is definitely a good one!  Both of these fragrances have been in heavy rotation in the world of Alicia.  You can see my review on LBD here and one Luck La Vie here!  You can take advantage of this free gift using promo code LBD for little black dress and LUCK for luck la vie at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Little Black Dress Eau de Parfum Spray

Little Black Dress Eau de Parfum Spray

Word On Avon Luck La Vie

Word On Avon Luck La Vie