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Why I’m partnering with #StarbucksAtHome

 

#starbucksathomeI’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be partnering with #StarbucksAtHome for the fall season with some incredible Starbucks coffee & merchandise giveaways, interviews and info. My beauty friends on social media know that I’m a huge Starbucks fan. For the past couple of years I’ve had an ongoing joke with my Starbucks coffee cups that always have the wrong name. (I do have an exotic name) I’ve had Dale, Dan, Raoul and Stever among others. I always laugh when I see what new name will appear on my cup. But I do honestly love the brand.

I actually turn down most of the companies that approach me to collaborate. Whether it is Cityline or my social media, I only feature and give away the brands and products that I truly love. That is why you don’t see several popular brands on my site. If I don’t believe in it, I don’t promote it.

Not long ago, I discovered that a good friend of mine had joined Starbucks and was handling marketing for its packaged goods products you can buy in select grocery stores and drugstores. (True North, Pike Place and Verona coffee and Tazo tea) We started discussing the connection between coffee and beauty. YSL’s Black Opium fragrance, the first coffee-floral was a global success and started a trend in perfumery to coffee notes. Skincare formulas for moisturizers and body products often contain coffee ingredients – especially those that are energizing and refreshing. And coffee-hued nude makeup collections continue to be bestsellers. Even the drive towards ethical sourcing in coffee and skincare ingredients is similar. So the more we talked, the more we realized that it would be great fun to pair #StarbucksAtHome with beauty.

#StarbucksatHome

Watch for ongoing giveaways, interviews and interesting info coming across all my social media platforms. And since it is Starbucks I can make at home, I can be sure to write the correct name on my cup!


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105 Comments

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    Paulina Ríos
    August 31, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    This is amazing Dave!! Congrats ❤️😘

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    Cynthia Knisley
    August 31, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Great! @cynderma

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    Colleen aka Pauline aka Cauline < really??
    August 31, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    Verona rocks! It’s in our ESPRESSO maker. Lol. I love this collab. It’s a great idea Raoul.

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    lenaki_papaki
    August 31, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    wow!@lenaki_papaki

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    Rhonda Lushington
    August 31, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    This is such a perfect partnership for you Dave. We all know how much you love your Starbucks and the challenge you have at getting Dave on your cup!

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    September Dee
    August 31, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    This is fabulous! Congratulations on this collaboration. Makes a lot of sense to me to pair coffee with beauty! I love the connection!!

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    Pina Gazzetta
    August 31, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    I am so happy for you Dave. Whst a perfect udea. Makeup and coffee what all girls love. Looking forward to it. I am so thrilled for you. Thank you.😙

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    Anonymous
    August 31, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    Dave!!! So so happy for you! This really is a truly great collaboration! Yay!!!

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    Michele Hallman
    August 31, 2017 at 5:52 pm

    Awesome! Who doesn’t love coffee??? Congrats Dave!

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    NIcole Bowers
    August 31, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    Dave, what a FUN idea.. BEAUTY & #StarbucksAtHome .. sounds like a collaboration made in COFFEE HEAVEN!! Twitter: Nicoleschoice1

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    Allie f
    August 31, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    What a great partnership! I love Starbucks and coffee in general! @AFutterer

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    Cookie Gigan
    August 31, 2017 at 5:39 pm

    I am so happy for you! This is so very exciting! Congratulations on this wonderful #StarbucksAtHome collaboration.❤️

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      Dave Lackie
      August 31, 2017 at 5:43 pm

      Thanks so much Cookie! Sheldon will be happy!

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    Belinda Laurie
    August 31, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    I love how you ended the article 😂. To see your partnership with Starbucks made so much sense to me. From your name on the cups to coffee used in so many ways in beauty – it truly is a perfect partnership.

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      Dave Lackie
      August 31, 2017 at 5:44 pm

      Thank you Belinda. That is so sweet of you to say. Good luck in the giveaways. There are some really good ones

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    Rebecca Stanchfield Meeks
    August 31, 2017 at 5:32 pm

    How wonderful for you and such an amazing adventure! A day without my Starbucks is like a day leaving the house with 0 makeup!!! Seriously, lol! Congratulations & wishing you all the best.
    @MeStanchfield

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    Zohra layan
    August 31, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    Wow amazing
    Can’t wait

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    Jennifer Corrigan
    August 31, 2017 at 5:24 pm

    Woohoo!!! Our Dave is in the coffee biz!! Congrats to you lovely!!! I’m sooooo happy for you xoox @jenni40

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    Sonia carneiro
    August 31, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    Sounds like a fun collaboration!! Love that you only promote what u believe in Dave, awesome work!

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    Jenn
    August 31, 2017 at 5:19 pm

    I personally love this partnership since I love makeup and coffee! Can’t wait to see what you guys have in store for us.

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      Dave Lackie
      August 31, 2017 at 5:45 pm

      We have some exciting plans!! And great giveaways

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    Brandy Skipper
    August 31, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    That’s awesome @brandyskipper33

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    Denise Griffin
    August 31, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    Lol I love it! I am a huge coffee lover. It was passed down to me from my older family members because when company came over you could bet coffee would be served. My grandma still has cups for some family that has passed on and nobody is allowed to use them. They all have fond memories. So I believe coffee and beauty go hand in hand and I love the names Dave!!! Lol so funny!

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      Dave Lackie
      August 31, 2017 at 5:43 pm

      I’m so happy you liked the post Amy. I’m sure that would be your name at my Starbucks. I love that your grandma has coffee cups nobody is allowed to use. To funny.

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    Annette Edmonds
    August 31, 2017 at 5:10 pm

    Congrats to you both!

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    CherylLee Sylvester
    August 31, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    How exciting!! I can’t wait to see what you guys do together!! ♡♡♡

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    Clara
    August 31, 2017 at 5:07 pm

    Awesome! I can’t wait!

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    AdeleAWright
    August 31, 2017 at 5:07 pm

    I am so happy for you! Oddly enough my favourite scent is Opium and I love coffee!! Congratulations on your new venture!! @AdeleAWright

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      Dave Lackie
      August 31, 2017 at 5:47 pm

      This partnership is perfect for you Adele. Some really fun giveaways coming

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    Mary Shean
    August 31, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    This is great😁

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