Author: Jillian Allison-Aitken

Goodiebox, June unboxing

The June theme was “Winter Wonders” and the box came with two full-sized products, two packs that contained five samples between them, a separate perfume sample (so six samples in total) and what the GoodieBox girls tagged as a lifestyle…

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NYC Kiss Gloss

I wasn’t a fan of this: your lips feel like they’ve hit an oil slick after a taste of this and it smells a bit plasticky. It’s about as pleasant as the el-cheapo ones you can buy from the $2…

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Sympathy for the scammed

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) The news that someone in Cromwell fell victim to one of the many cold-calling scams doing the rounds at the moment is a timely reminder that we need keep our…

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Goodiebox, May unboxing

The May theme was “Tailor Made” and tagged as being “for your finishing touches”. It came with and the box came with three full-size products and two samples. There should have been a fourth full-sized product but it was missing.…

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The stench of oversharing

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) During a chat about the perils of Facebook this week, a workmate reminded me of the old saying that compares houseguests and fish, but I reckon the internet has given…

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