Monday, January 19, 2009

Free Luxury Cosmetics Starting January 20

Be sure you take advantage of a little 'giving back' to the department store consumers of high-end cosmetics!

What: A class-action lawsuit requiring $175 million of luxury cosmetics be distributed for free.
When: Beginning January 20, 2009 and continuing for 7 days or while supplies last, whichever comes first.
Where: Bergdorf Goodman, Bergner's, Bloomingdales, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Dillard's, Gottschalks, Herbergers, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Parisian, Saks Fifth Avenue, Younkers.
Who: Members of the class eligible to receive a free cosmetic item are consumers who have purchased a qualifying cosmetic item from a qualifying manufacturer between May 29, 1994 and July 16, 2003 at:
  • Dillard's stores(Dillard's, Maison Blanche, Gayfers, J.B. White, Castner Knott, Bacon's, McAlpin's, Lion, Root's, The Jones Store Company, Joslin's, Hennessey's, de Lendrecie's, Glass Block)
  • Federated Department Stores(Macy's East, Jordan Marsh, Macy's West, Bullock's, Rich's, Lazarus, Goldsmith's, Burdines, Bloomingdale's, The Bon Marche, Stern's, Broadway, Emporium, Weinstock's, Abraham & Strauss)
  • Gottschalks Stores(Gottschalks, Gottschalks Inc., Harris Gottschalks)
  • The May Department Stores(Filene's, Kaufmann's, Lord & Taylor, Hecht's, Strawbridge's, Famous-Barr, The Jones Store, Foley's, Robinsons-May, Meier & Frank)
  • The Neiman Marcus Group(Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus Direct, Neiman Marcus Online)
  • Nordstrom(Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, Faconnable)
  • Saks(Saks Fifth Avenue, Parisian, Proffitt's, McRae's, Younkers, Herberger's, Carson Pirie Scott, Bergner's, Boston Store)
  • Target Stores (Hudson's, Dayton's, Marshall Field's and Target)

Upon phoning our local Carson Pirie Scott, the customer service team were immediately aware of this lawsuit. They said they no proof of purchase would be needed, but that class action members would be required to sign a log book upon receiving their free cosmetic item. What you receive depends on what you purchased during the qualifying timeframe. If you only purchased one product, you only get your choice of available free products for that particular manufacturer. If you purchased several qualifying items you my choose one free product from amongst those offered by the relevant manufacturers.

A list of what is being offered for free follows below:

  • Boucheron (USA) Ltd. (Boucheron, Sonia Rykiel, Christian Lacroix, Paul Smith, Issey Miyake, Jean Paul Gaultier) - Femme Eau De Toilette (1 oz. / 30 ml)

  • Chanel, Inc. - (Chanel Colour, Precision Skincare, Chanel No. 1 Collection, Chanel Le Corps Actif, Allure, Chanel No. 5, Chanel No. 19, Chanel No. 22, Coco, Coco Mademoiselle, Chance, Allure For Men, Platinum Egoiste, Pour Monsieur, Technique Pour Homme, Anateus Pour Homme) - Coco Mademoiselle Body Lotion (3.4 fl. oz.)

  • Christian Dior Perfumes, Inc. - (Christian Dior Perfumes) - J'Adore Eau De Parfum (15 ml)

  • Clarins U.S.A., Inc. - (Clarins, Thierry Mugler, Azzaro Paris) - Clarins Energizing Moisturizing Cream (30 ml) OR Clarins Beauty Flash Bomb (30 ml)

  • Conopco, Inc. - (Calvin Klein, Eternity, Escape, CK One, CK Be, Calvin Klein Color, Contradiction, Truth Calvin Klein, Calvin, Crave, Latitude Longitude, BCBGirls, Vera Wang, Chloe, Narcisse, Karl Lagerfeld, Lagerfeld Classic, Lagerfeld Man, Lagerfeld Woman, Lagerfeld Jako, KL, Photo, Sun Moon Stars, Cerruti OR Nino Cerruti, Cerruti 1881, Cerruti Image, Cerruti 1881 Amber, Valentino, Very Valentino, Valentino Gold, Vendetta, Elizabeth Arden, 5th Avenue, Blue Grass, Red Door, Sunflowers, True Love, Elizabeth Taylor Black Pearls, Elizabeth Taylor Passion, White Diamonds, Jean Louis Scherrer, Indian Nights/Nuites Indiennes, Visible Difference, Ceramides, Millennium) - Calvin Klein Euphoria Bath & Shower Creme (6.7 oz.) OR Vera Wang Princess Body Polish (5 oz.) OR Lovely Sarah Jessica Parker Shower Gel (6.7 oz.)

  • The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. - (Estee Lauder, Aramis, Clinique Laboraties Inc., Prescriptives, Origins Natural Resources, M.A.C., La Mer, Bobby Brown Cosmetics, Tommy Hilfiger Toiletries, Donna Karan Cosmetics, Aveda, Stila Cosmetics, Jo Malone, Kate Spade Beauty, Laboratoires Darphin, Michael Kors Fragrances) - Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair (1.5 ml / 0.5 oz.) OR Clinique Moisture Surge (30ml / 1 oz.)

  • Guerlain, Inc. - (Guerlain) - My Insolence Eau De Toilette (15ml)

  • L'Oreal USA, Inc. - (Biotherm, Helena Rubenstein, Kieh's Since 1851, Lancome, Shu Uemura, The Designer Fragrances including Cacherelle, Giorgio Armani, Guy Laroche, Paloma Picasso and Ralph Lauren) - Lancome UV Expert 20 OR Lancome Cils Design Pro Mascara OR Lancome Fatale Mascara OR Lancome Courbe Virtuose Mascara OR Lancome Primordial Skin Defense OR Ralph Lauren Romance Shower Gel OR Giorgio Armani ACM Shower Gel (6.7 oz.) OR Lancome Hypnose Shower Gel (6.7 oz.)

  • Parfums Givenchy, Inc. - (Parfums Givenchy) - Very Irresistable Givenchy Eau De Toilette (15ml)

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