Monday, January 19, 2009

Free Cosmetics at the Mall

Thanks to a $175 million class action settlement in the department store cosmetic industry for involvement in price-fixing, we may receive a free product just for asking. If you purchased cosmetics in a department store between May 29, 1994 through July 16, 2003 and you live in the United States, then you qualify for this free product.

Each company is offering a different product and you may choose one.
Boucheron (USA) Ltd.: Femme Eau de Toilette (1 ounce/30 ml)
Chanel, Inc.: Coco Mademoiselle body lotion (3.4 fluid oz)
Christian Dior Perfumes, Inc.: J’Adore Eau de Parfum (15 ml)
Clarins U.S.A., Inc.: Clarins Energizing Morning Cream (30 ml) OR Clarins Beauty Flash Bomb (30 ml)
Conopco, Inc.: Calvin Klein Euphoria Bath and Shower Crème (6.7 oz), Vera Wang Princess Body Polish (5 oz) OR Lovely Sarah Jessica Parker Shower Gel (6.7 oz)
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.: Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair (15 ml/0.5 oz) OR Clinique Moisture Surge (30 ml/1 oz)
Guerlain, Inc.: My Insolence Eau de Toilette (15 ml)
L’Oréal USA, Inc.: Lancôme UV Expert 20, Lancôme Cils Design Pro Mascara, Lancôme Fatale Mascara, Lancôme Courbe Virtuose Mascara, Lancôme Primordial Skin Defense, Ralph Lauren Romance Shower Gel (6.7 oz.), Giorgio Armani ACM Shower Gel (6.7 oz), OR Lancôme Hypnôse Shower Gel
Parfums Givenchy, Inc.: Very Irresistible Givenchy Eau de Toilette (15 ml)

These stores will be participating in the program:
Bergdorf Goodman
Boston Store
Carson Pirie Scott
Neiman Marcus
Saks Fifth Avenue

A few things to remember: This offer is only good for 7 days or until these items run out. Print out the lawsuit settlement and bring it with you, just in case you have to "educate" an employee or manager.