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What’s Influenster?

Influenster is a community of tastemakers, social media hotshots, and educated consumers who live to give opinions of products and experiences. In Influenster Nation, influence is currency.

Basically you sign up on their site (send me your e-mail address if you would like me to personally send you an invitation) and they pick their most active and social media savvy members to qualify for campaigns. These campaigns vary from interactive Twitter chats, fun contests and special discounts to my personal favorite…. the all mighty VOXBOX! Voxbox’s contain complimentary full size products that you test and then review to share your opinions on the products.

Here’s a look at some past VoxBox’s I qualified for:

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Something Blue VoxBox

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Moda VoxBox

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Vow VoxBox

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 Within the campaigns for the VoxBox badge, there are also Brand Badges which lets you complete certain task to win prizes from that particular brand. Check out this awesome nail polish set I received for completing the Pure Ice badge tasks:

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Yes – I got that whole set for FREE! These polishes have now become my favorite and I would not have had the chance to test the brand out if it wasn’t for Influenster.

Influenster isn’t all about just getting free products, I also use this website to check our reviews of products I’m interested in or iffy about purchasing. The community leaves REAL & HONEST reviews to help you discover products in the marketplace. There’s also The Hub which is basically the Influenster blog filled with articles on topics like Beauty, Food, Lifestyle etc. I love checking this section daily! They also have launched an app which gives you all of the Influenster knowledge in the palm of your hand …literally.

Are you signed up with Influenster? If not – what are you waiting for??

Venezuelan beauty Gabriela Isler provides a behind-the-scenes look at her busy schedule as Miss Universe in Glam Belleza Latina’s 2014 fall issue, out now.

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PC: Sebastian Kim

Check out quotes from Isler’s interview below and visit GlamLatina.com or pick up the fall issue to read the full story:

Isler on her big win:

I got goose bumps—I couldn’t believe it.”

 

Isler on her ideal day:

“To see my mom and niece. The people who love and support you [recharge] you for the next day.”

 

Isler on her great wish:

“I work with the Latino Commission on AIDS and other organizations to help decrease the stigma of HIV.”

 

Isler on her fresh makeup:

“MAC Cosmetics Face and Body Foundation in C2 isn’t heavy, so you can still see my freckles.”

 

Isler on her travel M.O.:

“I’ve been to Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines, Russia, and all over the U.S. I learn something new from every culture.”