Friday, November 2, 2012

Eureka Moment: Samples for Free? Try Before You Buy!

I have always been a strong believer of trying out samples first before you purchase their full sized versions!  My first splurge was the Shu Uemura Cleansing Oil in which I tested the product several times before I swiped my card for the huge bottle!  I went back and forth the Shu Uemura counter and asked to try their tester for God knows how many times!  *laughs*  I went inside the washroom and gently massage the oil onto my face and washed it off!  I walked around Rustan's while touching my skin waiting for allergic reactions.  It was the first few splurges I made for myself I won't forget!  And it was all worth it!

Why can't we get samples for free?  Why do we have to muster the courage to go up to sales ladies to ask for samples and most of the time, we can't even get them?


That's where companies who specializes on collating samples for us to try are here!  One of the brand that caught my interest is called Sample Room.  Sample Room believes in: "Samples should be free!" Don't we all agree on that? *huge nod*

" Sample Room is a sampling site that banks on the power of free product sampling.  It is an online community that changes your beauty-shopping pattern;  and an interactive community where your opinions matter and where all beauty lovers are valued."                                                                                                                                 
 Finally, YOU can ---
  • Save up by not spending on full-sized products that doesn't work for you.
  • Test on products beauty bloggers reviewed and will see the effect on YOUR skin type.
  • Patch-test, road-test the products.
  • Decide whether the product works for you or not.
  • Read reviews from consumers who have the same skin type as yours.
The most important question is: "How It Works?"
  • Register and be a Sample Room member.  Being a member makes you qualified to get free samples from the website.
  • Get free points upon registration.  You get 100 points upon registration!
  • Choose your sample.  Each corresponding sample has a given number of points for it to be availed.  
  • Check out.  Go to check out and pay for shipping and handling fee. Sample Room charges a standard shipping fee and  accommodate for up to 3 samples!
  • Receive your samples.
  • Post a review on
  • Get points from the review, get a new sample to try. You earn more points as you rate and review a product.  The more samples you review, the more points you get!
  • Buying of points.  If you can't wait to earn the points needed, Sample Room gives you the option to buy more points.
 As for now, the site is still in progress but it doesn't hurt to register NOW and get updates from the team!

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Your dear AMW will be actively part of the Sample Room team and I can't wait to post my reviews on products I've tested on the site!  It will definitely be a lovely community for us who believes in the power of sampling!

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  1. I surely registered! ^_^ Its definitely a fun idea that won't hurt our pockets! ^_^



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    1. goodluck! hope you get to try the products you want to test out!

  2. Thanks for sharing! This is great news! I agree that every individual is different so why not test the products and see if it's the right one for you :)

  3. Subscribed to their newsletter!! So exciting! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Wow! Free samples. I get you, even if I ask for samples at the counter they don't give them. So this site will be heaven sent for sensitive skin people like me :)

    1. I agree Crystal! I remember how hard it is for you to purchase just any products due to your skin sensitivity :D


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