Haul: My shopping experience at MakeUpShades.com

Online shopping websites are a boon to lazy bums like me and more fun is to find out new websites offering different variety of products and unmatchable discounts. Now, I stumbled upon this little website called MakeUpShades.com a few days back. But, it was just launched and I thought of trying it out a bit later. So when I got a chance to review this site and share my shopping experience  I was more than happy.


About:
Who are we: Makeupshades is an online cosmetic store based out of National Capital Region. Our aim is to deliver rich variety of branded cosmetic and makeup products at the customer s doorstep.  Makeup shades aims to help both women and men to get vast collection of beauty products thus helping our customers explore new looks in this glamorous world. Inspired by the who s who of the fashion world, Makeup shades helps women in not only getting the trendsetting products online but provides numerous make up tips that helps women to display their own beauty and persona  

Great Offers and Discounts: We offer variety of products from different brands with attractive discounts and best offers. Our association with major brands offers our customers to feel rich shopping experience thus enhancing customer delight.  Our endeavour is to achieve customer satisfaction by introducing many exciting offers periodically thus adding to customer pleasure so keep visiting us to learn more.  

Secure Shopping: We guarantee you a secure shopping experience on our Online Store. All information entered by you on these pages will be kept strictly in confidence and will not be sold for commercial gains. Our payment partners and shipping partners ensure a safe and comfortable shopping experience for you.  There is much to explore here. So, what are you waiting for continue shopping at makeupshades.com


My Experience: 
When I first surfed the site, I saw they have very limited but popular brands with some great discounts, however the original prices on some were not the updated market prices but the old ones IDK why. Anyway, it is quite an opportunity if you want to hold on some products you badly want.

Moreover, they also offer assured free gifts for purchases above Rs.300 and that is based on certain amounts, which would make all the ladies happy for sure.

I thought of buying a blush and a lipstick from ColorBar range. Most of the blushes were out of stock so I had to settle on Plum Brown and for the lippies, there were a large number of shades available but I am on a *nude* high :P, so I chose the shade 'Bare' from their Velvet Matte range.

I had created an account on their site already, so checking out was breezy. I chose the COD option obviously, and shipping is free above a purchase of Rs.300, else you have to pay Rs.50 (ouch!).


I got an operator generated e-mail of my invoice as soon as I placed my order. I placed my order on 19th January late in the evening. My order got confirmed next morning on 20th and I got an email  about the dispatch with a tracking number on 21st i.e. today morning and it got delivered today in the afternoon :D

They have Aramex as their logistics partner, who give excellent service of delivery within 1-2 days. 
Here is my package all nicely sealed.
All the products were nicely bubble wrapped and a printed invoice was also provided. I also received a cute shoe key ring with my purchase.

And, here are the products that I bought and they are with 2011 Mfg. dates, which was a relief as I thought the products would be old because of the old prices. :D


Overall, I really liked their customer services and delivery services. I hope they add more brands and also keep their inventory updated. I would also like to suggest them to ask their technical team to revamp their site a bit as searches doesn't always show proper results and also the whole black look appears a bit dull to me. They really have the potential and I would like to see them grow.


For all my readers, if you want to buy anything from MakeUpShades.com then you can get a special 10% discount on a purchase of Rs.500 or above,use code: 2M68R62N, valid till 26th Jan, 2012, so hurry! :)


** PR provided a gift coupon for discount, but it doesn't influence my honest opinion! Read my disclaimer.

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