Sunday, April 7, 2013

April Magazine Freebies

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I'll come right out and admit it - I'm a sucker for freebies. Magazine freebies, to be exact. Ever since I found out that Kinokuniya often has exclusive freebies with various magazines, I've always stalked their magazine section to see if they have anything good for that particular month. This month yielded some pretty amazing freebies (not all from Kinokuniya).

ViVi Malaysia (English edition) April issue; RM 10
The first magazine GWP was an unexpected surprise. I'd been searching high and low for the April issue of ViVi Malaysia (English edition) purely because it had TVXQ on the cover. Finally found it last Tuesday at MyNews @ 1 Utama, and the cashier opened up an unopened box of NeuLa pimple gel to get me my GWP.

Total Film magazine April issue; RM 10
Second GWP is from the April issue of Total Film magazine, which comes with an Ozaki iPhone 5 leather casing with card slot worth RM119. This one is a Kinokuniya exclusive, only 1 copy per customer.
Ozaki iPhone 5 leather casing with card slot
Honestly, this is one of the best GWPs I've come across so far. Ozaki phone cases are not cheap, and this one would be perfect for my iPhone 4S, even though it's meant for the iPhone 5. I chose the one in black (looks silver in some lights) because it has this really cool lightning pattern.

Harper's Bazaar Malaysia 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition box; RM 15
This. This is one is a monster. Weighing in at a hefty 3kg, the special Harper's Bazaar 10th Anniversary x Lanvin ME collector's edition box is definitely a GWP to be reckoned with. These are sold in limited amounts at selected bookstores, and I managed to grab a couple at Kinokuniya last week, 1 for me and 1 for my friend. (Lugging two 3kg boxes back home via LRT is no easy feat, I tell ya!)

This collector's edition of Harper's Bazaar magazine carries the bulk of the weight, with a whopping 500 glossy pages. It also includes a mini beauty look book of beauty items to look out for S/S 2013.

Harper's Bazaar 10th Anniversary collector's edition GWPs
More importantly, the freebies! The main attraction of the super huge box is actually the miniature Lanvin ME EDP (top). The collector's edition box also comes with a transparent plastic Harper's Bazaar cosmetic pouch (middle), and a hardcover notebook (bottom). My notebook was slightly damaged while trying to take it out of the pouch. >_<

In non-magazine-related freebies, thanks to My Women Stuff, I managed to pick up my free Diorsnow deluxe trial kit from Isetan KLCC yesterday!
Diorsnow deluxe trial kit
Diorsnow deluxe trial kit contents
The kit includes:
  • Diorsnow D-NA Control White Reveal Day Essence – 5ml
  • Diorsnow Anti-Spot Serum – 5ml
  • Diorsnow UV Shield BB Creme 020 -3ml
  • Pure Transparency Compact Foundation
I've never tried any Dior products before (nail polish doesn't count :P) so this is perfect! I'm particularly excited to try out the BB cream. :3

So that's my roundup of GWPs that I've managed to get my grubby hands on recently. Now hurry along and get those Ozaki cases while they're still in stock! (・`ω´・)

7 comments:

Camy Lau said...

many many freebiessss!

AlyzaFisol said...

wow!!!so many freebies...have to get one harper bazaar mag for myself coz i want the Lanvin Me mini...hehe... :)

LauraLeia said...

Camy: Indeed! :D Wheee~~~

Alyza: Kinokuniya is sold out, but you can try the major bookstores in Pavilion and The Gardens. :D

Nicole Sim said...

AWEEESOMEEE! I purposely went to Bangsar just to purchase Harper's Bazaar Limited Edition Box lol on Saturday morning!!! There are Still Plenty Available ther XD

saltvinegar said...

Hehe glad u got a copy! so many ppl were lamenting how they missed out on Harper's Bazaar on FB. OMG the iphone 5 case looks like a great steal!!

Ahleessa said...

That's the one thing I love about Asian magazines, they come with freebies. We don't get freebies with US magazines. :/ You got nice stuff!

Mizu chan said...

love love freebies!

and that diorsnow too!i watch some reviews for them on youtube and wanted to get one sometimes

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