BlushPretty Beauty Board

Come and get pretty with BlushPretty! It’s the ultimate try before you buy event.

Get ready to smooth, slather and smear on the latest and greatest in beauty product from your favourite brands (and possibly new brands you really should get to know). It’s an opportunity to try all those great brands you’re soooo curious about. Have an expert (like me) explain to you the differences between this mascara or that one or one moisturizer from the other. Demos, makeovers and more.

Beauty Boarders always walk away with a whole new beauty and skin wardrobe to play with … so much fun!  Don’t believe me? Here’s a couple of recaps from Toronto bloggers who have attended the event:

Fiona Man – Product Wars
Vodka & Soda
The Blarkness Chronicles
Donna Marie, Makeup Artist
Featherband
Toronto Beauty Reviews
Et tu and you

It’s a little bit of food, a little bit of drink, and a whole lot of beauty.  Held twice a year, it’s a great way to get you out of your beauty comfort zone, your product rut, and same old same old! Plus, you can meet plenty of beauty junkies just like you!

To join our BlushPretty Beauty Board email group which will let you know when the Beauty Board events are taking place … email us at beautymail@blushpretty.com!

Here is what Beauty Board Participants had to say …

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“Beauty Board is a hit in my books. I loved how all products were set up in different stations for guests to try out. There was a good variety of brands showcased that are available at local drugstores. It opened my eyes to the fact that I don’t need to spend a lot of money for good quality products. Even though I was a “guinea pig/model” for the hair and make up demo, I enjoyed watching the demos on how to apply fake eyelashes. The company was great (ladies all addicted to beauty) and the food was delicious (thank you Mr. BlushPretty). I can’t wait for the next Beauty Board in October. A big thanks for Stephanie for putting this all together, you did an awesome job and also thanks to all the companies who provided full size products. Full size or even sample size – it’s a great way to market and advertise your product as most consumer love to TRY before they BUY.”
-Leesh
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“Thanks to @BlushPretty for the invite to the first ever Beauty Board. It was a huge hit and I am glad that I got to be a part of it.”
-Blarkness on Twitter
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Excited to try out all the products from the beauty board event. Thanks for everything @blushpretty.”
-JessieBoyBlue on Twitter
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“Hey Stephanie,

Wanted to send my kudos for a job well done at the July 2009 Beauty Board.

I have never had such an awesome time trying out different products. I’ve never seen so many products in one place, I was in heaven! The set up was great
with all the different stations and the questionnaire was brief and to the point. The food, the company, the drinks and the product were all fantastic! A job well done!!!
I already already have a couple friends lined up for October 2009!!! To the companies that have provided their product for this event, thank you! Marketing and
advertising your product though events such as these makes great business sense! I’ve already purchased a couple products that I tried out at this event!

…Stephanie can we try and get some organic and natural product lines for the next event?!”
-Lori
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“Thanks for organising a wonderful event. It was really neat to try out stuff and have fun with other ladies … Keep up the good work =)”
-Pauline
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“Thanks for this amazing night and the invite! Great meeting you, finally!”
-Ellen
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Awesome. It’s great that there’s an event where we can try beauty items before actually purchasing them.  And its not pretentious.  It’s very encouraging and welcoming.
-Maureen P.
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Thank you so much for organizing this event!  I had a really great night and I learned a lot.  I will definitely recommend a night like this to my friends if I am in town again!
-Ayla F.
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Definitely something I would do again.  I’m not a beauty guru, so this beauty board definitely helped.  I learned a lot.  I know my friends would love it too.  P.S. Food and drinks were good! Yum! !
-Melissa D.
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I LOVE BEAUTY BOARD!  Where else can you try product for free before making a fully informed decision?
-Lori S.
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Great opportunity to try products and share tips.
-Anny S.
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Beauty Board is great to try out products that you can’t try at the drugstores.  I liked the addition of DaLish because its a brand not available at the stores I can easily get to.  I’ve checked out the website but am hesitant to buy without being able to try it out before committing.  I think it’s a great idea to have companies with a rep to explain their products.
-Alysia I.
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Love Love Love! Fabulous evening.  What an amazing opportunity to try all of the products, talk over the benefits and hear feedback.  I have so many new things to try and can’t wait!!  Thank you so much Stephanie – tonight was wonderful!
-Meredith S.
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I really enjoyed this event.  Yummy food and drinks; great samples.  Would also be interested in trying brands that are higher end!
-Leigh C.
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Fun!  Very elaborate with drinks, food – all on top of the free samples and bags of stuff!
-Anita M.
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Great space! (the Centre for Social Innovation) Beautiful setup including cookies, cute bags, nice signs.  Loved the email updates leading up to the big day! Two suggestions: standing mirrors and handwipes. –
-Denise W.
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Great to be able to sample the products and learn tips from the company reps. Great to meet the women who have tried products and get their feedback and recommendations.  Love the feel of the event – interactive and super-friendly.  Thank you Stephanie!
-Natasha B.
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Great stuff Steph!  I loved sampling all the products and it was great way to spend a girls night out!
-Dara F.
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This is the 2nd event I attended.  In this event, I get to talk to professionals and learn more about skincare product and natural cosmetic items.  It is a great experience to try different types of products.  It was a fun event and am looking forward to attending the 3rd one!  Congratulations BlushPretty! –
-Joy K.
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Great idea!  Sort of like a market research “focus group” but without the sales pitch.  Looking forward to the next one!
-Monica D.
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Great stuff!  I can’t wait for the next one!
-Kathy C.
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The Beauty Board is great.  It is nice to learn about the products and to try them!  Great Work Stephanie!
-Jasmine S.
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Nice relaxed environment; great giveaways; informative; FUN!
-Alison C.
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I had a great time!  I love being able to try out products and have people show me how to use them – that’s key!  I like the casual atmosphere.  Awesome food! Super excited for the goody bag!
– Alice L.