La Mer is the stuff of skincare legends. Any beauty fan will likely at one point have been tempted by the brand's iconic face cream. La Mer's renowned moisturizer has been a bestseller for the brand for years with stories about its smoothing and plumping powers the stuff of legends.
Sign up to the Beauty Counter for your chance to receive a free La Mer The Moisturizing Soft Cream sample
Unfortunately, with the famous claims comes a famous price tag - and at $345 (2oz)/£240 (60ml), it's not an amount of money that everyone will be ready to part with. But luckily for anyone who’s always wanted to give it a try, there's now a way you can get your hands on it for free because La Mer has partnered with woman&home for the launch of our new premium beauty service woman&home Beauty Counter.
Anyone who signs up to Beauty Counter will be given the chance to receive a sample of the famous La Mer Moisturizing Soft Cream to mark the launch of the new beauty service in partnership with La Mer.
It’s not just the first few who will receive the products - there are 1,500 pots of The Moisturizing Soft Cream to give away to those who sign up.
This nourishing cream is a cult classic for a reason. When beauty director Sarah Cooper-White tried the cream, she said, "I definitely think this cream is perfect for my skin. It just sinks in, and it feels really nourishing without looking shiny."
What is Beauty Counter?
Introducing woman&home Beauty Counter, our brand new bespoke beauty sampling service where members will receive personalized and targeted samples that have been curated and approved by the woman&home editorial beauty team.
The service is completely free of charge and will involve members building up their personal profiles in order to receive their free beauty samples. They will then provide feedback on the products that they tested before receiving more products to enjoy.
“Beauty Counter enables us to capitalize further on the success of our beauty awards, by providing another way for us to engage with our users,” says woman&home’s e-commerce director Emily Ferguson, who spearheaded the service.
Members will also have the opportunity to purchase their very favorite products through a range of premium online beauty retailers and they will even receive special offers and priority access to all woman&home beauty events.
Aleesha is digital shopping writer at woman&home - so whether you're looking for beauty, fashion, health or home buys, she knows all the best places to splash your cash. She earned an MA in Magazine Journalism from City, University of London in 2017 after graduating from University of Leeds in 2014 with a BA in English and Spanish (which took her to Madrid for a fun Rioja and tapas-packed year). Aleesha has worked for woman&home since 2019, when she joined the team as their digital news writer. A year on the news team gained her quick and reactive writing skills and a love for breaking stories, invaluable insight into where to get the best lifestyle releases first, an AOP awards nomination and the nickname ‘crazy watch lady’ after she became so obsessed with the royals that she followed breaking news alerts on her Apple Watch.
Before joining the woman&home team, Aleesha wrote for their sister site GoodtoKnow, where she covered celebrity news, health advice and where to snap up the cheapest lifestyle buys. With a background in beauty, Aleesha has also written for Stylist and Women’s Health where she developed an understanding into what makes a stellar product and which brands are worth paying attention to. She never leaves the house without a slick of lip balm and a good slathering of SPF, cannot live without an eyelash curler by her side and is always on the hunt for new lipsticks to add to her ‘Lipstick of the Day’ Instagram story highlight (and color-coordinated collection).
But it’s not just beauty buys Aleesha can help you with. Social media savviness, strong PR relationships and a need to stay in the know mean she’s all about the latest fashions, clever gadgets and reliable lifestyle buys too. She loves indulging in an interior craze (with a bedroom drowned in prints, plants and pink), is a regular visitor to the Missoma and Edge of Ember 'New In' pages and can’t resist the allure of a kitchen gadget—just ask her three coffee machines.
When she’s not playing around with new products and testing anything she can get her hands on, Aleesha spends most of her time with her head in a current bestseller, catching up on the latest Netflix craze with her sister, trying out new recipes, drinking wine with her bestie and (in non-COVID times) has been known to be a bit of a jetsetter amongst her friendship group. Oh and she makes the most of her Disney+ subscription by watching the Marvel films on repeat (definitely not just for Chris Evans...).
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