the only thing that added insult to injury was when fellow MuTers started saying they had received the item as well when they in no way shape or form were "influencers" -- no blog, no youtube channel, no activity on their site. rewards systems are cool. but in most rewards systems, everyone has a fair chance at gaining something, rather than just a surprise win. I just definitely feel that they could've totally gone about it in a more fair, better way to satisfy their entire community rather than just "influencers". but it's done and I'm over it, but it could've been thought out a little differently.
I am actually not "miffed" by not getting it --I already got the sample from Urban Decay. But, when reading comments as Baberanza mentioned above, not everyone who received sample was being "rewarded" for their "influence." That's the only thing I don't get. If in fact it's only a reward for activity with ipsy community and blogs and such then why are people getting it who have not done such? I'm only curious. Not upset, not angry or anything about not getting the sample. I actually have done a few youtube videos and I think a blog or two about ipsy/myglam and wasn't chosen so I wonder if it really was more random and they wanted to have a way of explaining why some people got the sample. Maybe they felt people would react better to it being a reward for contributing...I really dunno. I guess I just don't get why if it's a reward some people would get it when they weren't active. I think it might've been better for them to just say some people might be getting a bonus sample at random.
And while on the topic of the sample, I have used some of it and it's just ok, which pains me to say that because I love BB creams and UD. I don't need full coverage, but I prefer a little more coverage. I would say I received more coverage from the maybelline BB cream.
From what I understand from the product info, it is not meant to provide any coverage but rather aims to improve the appearance of skin through light diffusion.
I personally prefer my traditional bb cream...