"I had been trying to buy a new lipstick for about a year. I would walk into a store and instantly feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of lipsticks on offer. Every time I left empty handed and frustrated.
Nicole asked me a few simple questions about what I wanted in a lipstick. She managed to choose 4 lipsticks that matched my criteria; impart some of her makeup knowledge all while fending off pushy sales assistants.
I feel more confident going into cosmetic stores and I even managed to buy a lipstick all on my own."
We all need to start somewhere. Whether you're new to, confused or intrigued by makeup. Or, looking for an unbiased opinion about your makeup shopping habits, or lack thereof. This is where I come in to help.
What to expect..
Upon booking, we'll set a time and a place to meet somewhere in Melbourne's CBD (our hunting grounds where we'll go foraging for the essentials). Prior to shopping we'll sit down over a cuppa for 15 to 20 minutes to carve out our plan of attack for our 90-minute shop.
Based on your spending budget and shopping list, we'll peruse locales such as Mecca, Priceline, and Myer. Our trip will be strategic, filled with loads of tips and tricks, and most of all fun!
It's a piece of cake, promise. Arrive with a picture or list of any makeup bits (if any, including skin care) you already own. Maybe even screenshot makeup looks or products you want to know more about. We'll e-mail once or twice before meeting in person to optimise our time together.
Allergies, skin sensitivities, and concerns..
Speaking from experience these sorts of things can make shopping for makeup even more difficult. Don't be afraid to mention any of your skin concerns from the start. Honesty is the best policy.
Don't be discouraged if you walk away empty-handed on the day. The end goal of our time together is to not only buy the lippie you didn't know you needed in your life, but to also teach you how to shop smart and with confidence. It's all about getting you to know how to ask sales associates for help without feeling obligated to make a purchase.
Disclaimer: I do not work on commission for any of the brands or stores we'll be visiting. Integrity and kindness are the key ingredients to our success.