>The Last I’ll Say On The Matter of Orglamix

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Good Sunday to everyone… I hope your weekend has been a bit better than mine.
This is the last post I will write in regards to Orglamix.
No further words need be spoken, as I believe enough has been said already. This is both through my words here, from other bloggers, and most importantly the loudest voice of all- the selective and absolute silence from Cheri herself. It deeply saddens me, as I had hoped things wouldn't have turned out this way at all. As some could say, "ignorance is bliss". Indeed.
According to some others in the blogosphere universe around here, those who write what is perceived to be "negative reviews" or "critical critiques" of Orglamix's products are served with Cease and Desist orders. I don't know if this will be the road taken in this instance, but I'm sure time will tell. Perhaps it will make people think twice about supporting some businesses, and making sure you're well read and informed before you  make a purchase. Also, at this time I still have not received any contact or response from Cheri.
Let me be clear and state it again- Orglamix products are safe- that much is known. I haven't indicated or said otherwise that I think this product is unsafe, or would cause harm to anyone who has or will use them. I truly don't believe  in my heart Cheri would knowingly distribute anything which would be dangerous to any one of us. The cosmetics line in question, Candy Glam, has already been addressed, apologized for, and resolved. Finished.

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~ by Snarky Princess on March 6, 2011.

23 Responses to “>The Last I’ll Say On The Matter of Orglamix”

  1. >Well said Amanda!

  2. >Fabulous post Amanda. You are right, her silence in this matter only adds fuel to the fire.The saying "actions speak louder than words"… deleting damning posts while thanking people for their praises are pretty loud actions IMO. I've learned my lesson, and I'm glad to see in the light of all this other indie companies proving they are legit with their old kitchen or corner desk space labs. I want to support these businesses, and in the future I will as long as they remain honest with their business practices.

  3. >That was such a great post. Anyone could have done the same research as you and turned up the same rocks. You're not at fault. You just saw a string and pulled until everything unraveled. I agree with "actions speak louder than words." That's what is going on right now and it makes me sad for those who spent some much money. Don't let this bring you down. 🙂 We'll all find fabulous new companies to support.Hopefully something will be said on Monday. It's all we're asking.

  4. >Thank you ladies… You really are an awesome community of support you know :)And I'm glad to call you friends, even if we only know each other online!

  5. >Great post, Amanda. <3It makes me sad to see so much meanness going on in the Orglamix community right now, a place that was once so awesome and supportive. I hope tomorrow we WILL see something from Cheri that will get some of our questions answered. If not, like RM said above, there are many fabulous other companies to support.

  6. >So far today, I see little being answered.I do see, however, that all of my comments are gone and I have been banned as well.What little faith I had in her is long gone.

  7. >Yeah I noticed the same. I was reading comments, refreshed and several were gone. Her latest post on there is a crock considering most of the questions and images posted WERE appropriate.

  8. >Yes indeed! I commented that in her post…. And asked her to answer the question posted under the post of Veronica, but all the questions are gone!

  9. >Selective deleting again I see… what happened to her statement today about "appropriate" questions? Yes, a lot of people said heated things, but the MAJORITY of questions posted since this thing got started were "appropriate" – valid concerns presented in a straightforward and polite manner. I guess questioning what her exact ingredients are is not appropriate?

  10. >Lashell is annoying me. She keeps saying to bring it to Etsy, however when someone posted there it was closed by admin because you aren't allowed to bring up problems like this on the forum, and so far they aren't doing anything about her shop being reported. So what else are people to do, but take it to the owner?

  11. >Well my comment about Balsa and Rice Sake are gone too, I guess on the basis that I had posted a link to my business FB page under the pretext of advertising. It's a good thing she cannot delete comments on my FB page lol

  12. >Going through Etsy is pretty pointless; look at how many people kept posting on the FB saying they were doing so *because* they weren't getting a response on Etsy!

  13. >I sent muddminerals on eBay a message to see if maybe they would tell me where they purchase from:"Dear muddminerals,Hi, I was wondering if you could tell me what company you get your mica from? I was told you use the same company that Orglamix uses on Etsy. I'm trying to find a current list of ingredients in the products she uses. She says she mixes them all herself but there are double labels on the eyeshadows/foundation. Thanks much! – toxidlotus"

  14. >@Michelle: For real… How quickly people turn on each other. Read, get the facts… Then decide how you're going to act! At least make your decision after you've been informed. I'm sorry, though, that you and so many others have been banned for asking simple, legitimate questions.You're welcome here you know! And on my page!@Shattered, Manja, Manda: I know.I wanna say valley girl voice "Like, this is so totally yesterday.*sigh*" Yeah, yesterday's news. The problem… Is that it's NOT going away.@Manda: Technically, legal action can be taken on person(s) who bring this sort of calling out to Etsy. I never would support anybody pulling an action like that… So I'm glad the admin caught it and shut it down the way she did. I say Karma: What goes around, comes around.@Ariel: *sighs* I saw that too. I'm so sorry.

  15. >Oh I understand that, but I guess she doesn't since she keeps telling everyone to take it to Etsy. There isn't much anyone can do with Etsy, so they don't really have a choice but to bring it up on her facebook page.

  16. >Were the videos up of her workspace when this was posted? I also heard of a "letter" Cheri wrote to address this on her FB…. I couldn't find it. Any links to that?

  17. >@CreativeChild: No, her videos were only posted yesterday March 10th.There was a blog she wrote promising "answers", but while highly anticipated even by me… It certainly left a sour taste in my mouth and doesn't really address any of the valid concerns.. It can be found here:http://www.hautebeautyblog.com/best-beauty-blog/2011/3/7/orglamix.html

  18. >Thankie kindly. This "scandal" has indeed gone to wildfire proportions and really…I don't know exactly where I stand. I will continue to use up what I have because they are pretty beautiful colors, but I can't promise that I will ever purchase from Orglamix again.Cannot wait for your list of other cosmetic companies that you mentioned to my comment on your other post. I think I'll stick around here, the weather seems nice, and so do you. 🙂

  19. >@Awkwardgirl: I'm doing the same… Using my collection, but not purchasing any more. It irritates me… I still had other colors I wanted!*shrugs*Things like this happen… And I'm already plotting on who to try from the incredible list we're getting together!!And thank you for stickin' around :)I'll be having some giveaways soon, so I can't wait!!

  20. >@Snarky P: I saw her "response" that was buried in the hautebeautyblog, but I am not finding the lab/workshop tour video. Do you know where it is posted?Thanks

  21. >@MissJupiter: No problem… Here's the links:Office: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150108185232954Lab: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150108196747954Mixing Shadows: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150109083212954

  22. >I'm really not one for drama..but I was so disappointed in this because I have 3 shadows that I absolutely love. Although I could really care less about repackaging since I love my shadows, but it's super-bad business and so forth. I promptly deleted things related to Orglamix. But today I did a quick little spring look using the Vert and Freesia shadows and I decided to tear off the labels and I found something interesting. (Vert only had 1 transparent label)http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a466/umeblogs/orglamix.jpgA picture of the Freesia(moonstone) and Mandarin (ylang ylang) labels. They have an understicker with Orglamix on it but they have different names. I'm assuming that it's the original names from the company she bought it from and slapped on her own sticker and new product name?The picture is a little off because I had to use a mirror to actually read it lol

  23. >@Amanda: That's so odd :/

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