Style

SheFinds News: Make Snail Mail Work For You

March 16, 2006 by SheFindsErin
shefinds | Style

It’s amazing what 100 stamps and a little free time can get you. For Tom Locke, that combo bred the $39 Experiment, in which Tom mailed short letters to 100 companies asking for free samples. He chronicles his findings in a handy chart on his website, where he lets thrifty readers know which companies doled out the goods (Gatorade, Burt’s Bees, and Mercedes Benz all anted up free products) and which ones left him hanging (Biore, Kraft, and Trader Joe’s all declined his requests.) If you want an in on all kinds of free goodies but don’t want to pony up the time or cash for a letter-writing campaign, you’re in luck — the Internet is chock full of free sample offers. Try typing “beauty freebies” or “free cosmetic samples” into your search engine and prepare to be inundated! There are some sites, like Cool Savings.com, that will hook you up in exchange for you filling out a survey. Other sites collect offers from around the Internet and update daily (Free Stuff Channel is a good place to start.) If there’s a specific product you can’t wait to test drive, go straight to the source; lots of cosmetic companies will send you free goods if you visit the “Free Sample” or “Special Offer” pages on their websites. Where to start? Cover Girl, Dove, Rimmel, and Garnier are all itching to put gratis samples of their newest products in your mailbox.

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Fashion

The Top Everyone Is Already Buying For Fall

July 18, 2018 by Justine Schwartz

Fashion

6 Super Flattering Reformation Items Every Woman Should Own

July 18, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
These are essential.

Fashion

We Just Found The Most Comfortable Shoes For Summer!

July 17, 2018 by SHEfinds Editor
You're going to be OBSESSED!

Fashion

We Finally Found The Best Leggings For Curvy Girls (That Aren't See-Through!)

July 17, 2018 by Kiarra Lyles
Get these leggings ASAP!

Style

SheFinds The Best: Every Woman Should Own One Of These Strapless Bras

July 17, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
And the winner is...

Fashion

These Nordstrom Sandals Look Super Expensive—But They Only Cost $35!

July 17, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
*Adds to cart immediately*

Style

Every Woman Should Own This Wear-Everywhere Maxi Skirt

July 16, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
It's the best.

Fashion

This Is Where To Buy A Flattering Swimsuit If You're Over A Size 12

July 16, 2018 by Alisha Stacy
The search is over!

Fashion

The UGG Closet Sale Is The Best Way To Get UGG Boots For Up To 60% Off

July 16, 2018 by Lisa Fogarty
It's pretty great!

Fashion

We Never Expected To See Shorts Like THIS—But Now It’s A Huge Trend

July 16, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
Interesting.

Fashion

We Just Found The Most Comfortable Shoes For Summer!

Summertime means that you're probably spending a lot of ...

Fashion

We Finally Found The Best Leggings For Curvy Girls (That Aren't See-Through!)

Everyone, no matter you're shape or size, should have ...

Fashion

This Is Where To Buy A Flattering Swimsuit If You're Over A Size 12

Warm summer weather means weekends spent at the beach or ...

LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS