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Monday, August 5, 2013

[♥Sponsored♥] GEO Morning Glory Brown WFL-A34 Lens Review

Hello everyone! I'm sorry this review took so long to get out. Today I will be doing my first sponsored review courtesy of Geo Colored Lenses. Such as with all reviews regardless of whether they are sponsored or not, this will be 100% my own opinion. You can see my full disclaimer under my "reviews/tutorials" tab.
My package~
Their business card along with a pink lens case~
Lenses in the bottle
Diameter: 15.0 mm
Base Curve: 8.6 mm
Duration: 1 year disposable
Here are some photos of me wearing the lenses in various lighting~ I apologize for the yellowish cast in some of the photos as the lighting in my house isn't very good >__<;;
No lenses
No makeup, just the lenses in. You can see the
enlargement difference~
Outdoor lighting
In the sunlight
In the sunlight
In the car
In the car, natural lighting
In the car
Indoor lighting
Color ♥♥♥♥♡
The lenses weren't as vibrant as I thought they would be but they enhance my natural brown eyes very well. In the sun the lenses are a gorgeous honey-like brown!

Design ♥♥♥
I absolutely adore this design. I think the pattern makes the brown blend in very naturally to my eye. It looks very pretty in bright lighting!

Enlargement ♥♥♥♥♡
These lenses are great for making your eyes very large and dolly. I got lots of compliments when I wore them to work! My manager told me I looked very sweet and doll-like with these lenses.

Comfort ♥♥♥♥♥
These are the most comfortable GEO lenses I've ever owned. I was actually quite surprised as most of the GEO lenses I've tried have given me some slight discomfort. I wore these babies for a full work day and they didn't feel dry or uncomfortable at all!

Overall ♥♥♥♥♥
I do like these lenses a lot, I think they're my favorite brown lenses to date! The design is very pretty and gives you a very natural enlargement. This lens works best with light makeup in my opinion as they just give off such a sweet and innocent vibe.
It was a pleasure working with Geo Colored Lenses. They handled the whole shipping process very efficiently and were very friendly throughout all our communications. Be sure to check them out as they only sell authentic and genuine GEO lenses as well as offer free international shipping! Also, most of their lenses are available with corrective power (which is awesome for those who need it!). They're also on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and Pintrest if you're interested in getting connected with them~

Once again, I'd like to thank Geo Colored Lenses for extending me this awesome opportunity! I look forward to working with you again in the future 
Thanks for reading! I hope you enjoyed this review. See you next time~

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Taobao Spree Review

Hello! Today I wanted to review the popular shopping service TaobaoSpree. I didn't place a very big order as I only wanted one item before it went out of stock again. I ordered this MA*RS replica chain belt:
The first time I emailed them they took 2 days to reply back to me. By that time the belt had already gone out of stock so I was pretty disappointed (I was disappointed with the belt going out of stock, not that it took them 2 days to reply to me). I waited around to see if the seller would restock the belt and sure enough, with a few weeks patience it was up for sale again.

I decided to try my luck with TBS again so I sent them another email. They replied to me the day after and I quickly got my first payment to them by the end of the week (July 2nd).

Here's where things got a little bit off track for me. I waited for them to contact me about the second payment but they never did. On their website it states that it takes 2-5 days for the item to reach them but I waited a whole 2 weeks and they still didn't contact me. A little bit curious, I emailed them asking about the progress of my order. I then got an email back the next day saying that my item had arrived on the 7th but they didn't have an order number on it so they didn't know which client it belonged to.

Although the representative did apologize to me many times in the email, I still felt like that was a little unprofessional on their part. Like was I supposed to wait for an undetermined amount of time for them to figure that out? It's like they didn't even bother checking for orders already being processed to see if that ONE item belonged to any of them. I don't know, maybe I'm overreacting?

Anyways, we got that all sorted out and they sent out the belt to me. I was surprised as it only took about 2 weeks to get to me and it was packaged rather excessively in my opinion when I got it. I actually laughed at it because I wasn't quite sure if all that packaging was necessary.
Huge-ass bubble wrap envelope lol
My teeny tiny belt.
Communication ❤❤❤❤
TBS's communication was quick and simple. They were very polite and I appreciate them apologizing for the mix up I mentioned. If it wasn't for that little bit of irresponsibility on their part I would have given them a full rating.

Price ❤❤❤❤❤
Their pricing was good. They gave me a lot of options for shipping which I appreciated. They did all the calculations for me in an excel document so I could see exactly what I was paying for.

Shipping ❤❤❤❤❤
Shipping was very quick and my item arrived safely with no defects. 

Packaging ❤❤❤❤
I think the envelope was a little big for what my item was but it was still very safely packaged.

Overall I'm happy with my purchase and the shopping service. Their customer service was nice and fast for the most part, although I wish they had been a little bit more responsible with my order. I do prefer Dolly Poddle's shopping service just because she was so easy to work with, but she just had a baby so her service has been a bit slow lately. I may consider using TBS again in the future as this was still a positive experience overall.
I hope you found this review helpful and thank you so much for reading! See you later~
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