BENEFIT OPENING: BERLIN’S VERY FIRST BENEFIT BOUTIQUE

Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois

The San Francisco magic has landed. That’s right Benefit BOUTIQUE not counter. It’s the second boutique in the whole of Germany and were are lucky to finally have one in Berlin. With a new boutique come new offers. Besides the benefits of the eyebrow bar, testing and/or buying Benefit products, a quick fresh up or professional application of false lashes before you head out to a party, you can now go for a spray tan in light, light to medium or dark, fully body waxing (Brazilian included!) and facial waxing.

Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Last Thursday morning Louisa and I had the chance to go check out the new Boutique and celebrate with cute little very delicious cupcakes, cake pops and push up cake (this new shit is extremely good!) and champagne in the morning. Together with Isabelle Hahn, the head of marketing of Benefit Germany and Michael Noss, manager of Karstadt Ku’damm, the bow was cut officially opening the new Boutique.

Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois

What’s different about the new Boutique and a regular counter? At first sight the Boutique within Karstadt may seem like just another counter, but the difference is that it comes with 2 private rooms allowing for body waxing and spray tan to take place. You wouldn’t want to get a fake tan or Brazilian infront of shopping customers right? It’s really cutely decorated and there is enough space for you to get your beauty upgrade done – be it waxing or spray tan – without getting claustrophobic.

All invited guests were lucky enough to try any service for free on the day of the opening. Louisa decided to try out the spray tan. Since she wasn’t dressed appropriately we came back a few days later.
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois
Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois

Her experience and thoughts on the Benefit spray tan:

“When we were asked to try one of the treatments Benefit offers I chose a fake tan for 25€. Not only was I curious about how fake tanning would work on me, I was also eager to see the system of professional fake-tanning. On Tuesday I had my tanning appointment. I was lead into little cabin, given a bathing cap and stylish slippers. The artist explained the system and showed me the poses I had to strike for the perfectly even result. After 10 minutes she was pleased with the colour adding that it looked ‘sunkissed’ and ‘natural’. When I looked into the mirror I was confronted with my dark tanned self… Instead of a nautural even colour, my body looked patchy and fake. Noticing my worried face, she promised that I could take a shower after 8 hours when the colour has fully developed and the outer dark colour would vanish completely.
After my shower I was left with a golden sunkissed tan. The final result is intense but real natural looking. Only the patches on my hand reveal the tanning process. I am truly pleased with the outcome, my new tan, but would recommend the light colour for “tan-beginners”. Don’t be scared by the first intense colour, it’s only a layer that settles on top, it’ll look good in the end- promise”

– Louisa

Benefit Boutique Opening Berlin lisforlois

And I finally got to try out eyebrow waxing and colouring. You may have read my boasting none sense tweets about how awesome my brows look on Twitter.
Girls you don’t know what a pair of good looking eyebrows can do for you. Self esteem booster! More on that later.

Benefit Boutique Opening lisforlois
And in celebration of the new Boutique I have a little surprise for you. A little goodie bag that includes my favourite Mascara They’re Real! and the Porefessional balm that helps even out your skin and minimize the appearance of pores plus a little makeup bag and the Benefit Magazine.

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If you had the chance to visit a Benefit boutique what would you get done? Let me know! I’m curious.

Benefit Boutique – Karstadt Kufürstendamm 231, 10719 Berlin

 

Love Lois xxx

 

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26 Comments

  1. September 18, 2013 / 10:35 pm

    Ohh Benefit! Mir reicht eigentlich der Counter, weil ich irgendwie nicht so gerne zu Leuten hingeh die was an mir machen.. Friseur ausgenommen^^ Mich wuerde echt interessieren ob die noch was aus meinen Augenbrauen rausholen koennten! 😀
    kettenkarrussel@hotmail.de

  2. September 19, 2013 / 7:25 am

    Ich liebe Benefit!
    ich finde das Preis-Leistungs Verhältnis super und freue mich immer wieder über einen Besuch am Counter.

    Liebe Grüße,
    Larissa

    • September 19, 2013 / 11:28 am

      Hier meine Mailadresse (vielen Dank für den lieben Hinweis): thestyleglow@gmail.com

      Ich werde mir in diesen Tagen eine Kategorie mit meinen Lieblingsblogs anlegen, werde dich auch mit aufnehmen, dein Blog ist einfach klasse! 🙂

      ♥♥♥

  3. September 19, 2013 / 12:43 pm

    Bei uns gibts nix von Benefit in der Umgebung, leider, ich würd mich mal gern komplett schminken lassen, richtig auskosten, von Profis beraten zu werden 🙂
    meailto: holle@hiway.at

  4. September 19, 2013 / 1:55 pm

    Hallo Lois,

    finde ich schön, dass ich zu dir gefunden habe :). Ich folge dir via Facebook unter "Yagmur Da" und möchte sehr gerne an deinem Gewinnspiel teilnehmen, da ich bisher kein einziges Produkt von Benefit besitze und ich das vielleicht mit deinem Gewinnspiel ändern möchte 🙂

    Liebe Grüße Yagmur
    (Email: yagi.da(at)web.de

    http://getestetbyme.wordpress.com/

  5. September 19, 2013 / 2:33 pm

    Danke für den Hinweis ;-). Ich wollte schon immer mal die BenefitMascara testen, aber irgendwie bisher noch nicht dazu gekommen. Vielleicht hab ich ja Glück ;-)?
    Deinen Blog find ich ganz großartig. Hut ab ;-).
    Folge dir nun via GFC

    email: jasmin-tuxhorn(at)web.de

    Grüße

  6. Louise
    September 19, 2013 / 3:36 pm

    Hi there,
    I'd love to try out that eyebrow waxing (I still don't know if i've been doing everything right and how it would look professionally done 🙂 )
    Greetings from Düsseldorf
    louise.westermann@gmx.de

  7. September 19, 2013 / 4:23 pm

    achja, ich bin schon ein wenig neidisch, zuallererst, dass ihr alle auf die tollen events eingeladen werden, und zweitens auf die leckeren cupcakes. omnomnom 😀
    und teilnehmen tu ich auch liebend gerne :p
    jennifer.ratz@gmx.de

    liebe grüße (:

  8. September 19, 2013 / 6:10 pm

    Ich liebe benefit!
    Habe mir vor kurzem erst ein Kit gekauft…. und es ist sooo schön.
    Das war bestimmt eine tolle Eröffnung. Alles sieht so klasse aus und dann noch das Essen. <3

    Ich folge dir auf Facebook als Steffs Welt. 🙂

    Liebe Grüße

  9. September 19, 2013 / 6:39 pm

    woaaa! ich liebe benefit, also ich bewundere es immer 😀
    ich versuch mal einfach mein glück, ich würde mich einfach sooo doll freuen!! 🙂

    mail: lariberli@gmail.com
    http://www.lariberli.blogspot.de

    schau doch mal bei mir vorbei! bei mir gibts einen 30$ gutschein zu gewinnen und die gewinnchancen sind sehr hoch 🙂

    liebe grüße
    larissa
    <33

  10. September 19, 2013 / 7:06 pm

    Danke für dein Kommentar auf meinem Blog! Ich folge dir jetzt! =)

    Ohh, tolle Sachen verlost du da!

    Meine Mail-Addy: bearnerdette[at]gmail.com

    Liebe Grüße!

  11. September 19, 2013 / 10:32 pm

    Hey Lois,

    thanks for your comment and the link to your blog! Just about to explore it. This sounds like an interesting and delicious opening.

    I have absolutely no experiences with benefit, but I've heard much about it. I don't know if I would get something done there – I'm just not like that. I even cut my hair myself (seriously!). So I'd go there for shopping and testing some products more.

    Have a nice weekend!

    porcelaincheeks@t-online.de

  12. September 21, 2013 / 9:26 pm

    So sweet, thank you! 🙂
    swordlily_girl(at)yahoo(dot)com

  13. September 30, 2013 / 7:16 pm

    Ich würde mir bei benefit auch die Augenbrauen machen lassen und mir zeigen lassen, wie ich das Augenbrauen-Puder benutzen kann. 🙂

    folge dir schon bei FB (Lydi Lü) und Instagram (lue1206)

    E-Mail: allucanreadbyjl@googlemail.com

    Liebst,
    Lydia

  14. October 2, 2013 / 4:00 pm

    Würde liebend gerne mal die Sachen von benefit testen 🙂

    Grüße,
    ♥Svenja

  15. Anonymous
    October 2, 2013 / 7:16 pm

    Ohhhh. Das Gewinnspiel ist ja völlig an mir vorüber gegangen.
    Wie gut, dass du eben bei FB nochmal drauf hingewiesen hast 😀

    Die benefit-Produkte muss man ja alleine schon wegen der Verpackung einfach nur lieb haben… sooo schön.

    Lg
    Greta

    (blum.margarete@web.de)

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