Two girls say they have been the victims of cosmetics con artists after they compensated R1160 for make-up that in no way arrived.
Janine Decide on said she designed get in touch with with Your Magnificence Box on 30 June following looking at a post on Instagram.
“My daughter confirmed me the article and then I considered I would go on line and buy some of their products as a shock for her,” she claims.
“After building get hold of via their WhatsApp selection, they said they provide free of charge supply but they did not have a catalogue since they get goods month to month, as a result the unique charges.
“I know a couple of men and women who market make-up that way so it seemed Ok to me and when I picked out what I wished, it arrived to R360.”
Janine mentioned she purchased two combo packs containing lipsticks, lip gloss, foundation, make-up primer, concealers, eye-lash extensions, brushes as very well as an eye pencil and lip pencil from well-recognized makes MAC and Bare.
The Plumstead mother states she was told to pay out the full amount of money up entrance and manufactured an instant payment to a cellphone selection.
“I do not even know if it was a lady or a person that I was chatting to but they stated I are unable to make a usual payment since their FNB account was offline so I experienced to send dollars to the number we have been chatting on,” states Janine.
“I manufactured the deposit and they explained the shipping and delivery will be designed in two to three days but I am however waiting.
“When I get in touch with then it goes straight to voicemail and now they’re not responding over WhatsApp as perfectly.
“My daughter also designed speak to but when they mentioned the similar issue about the FNB account, she stopped her buy.”
Bellville resident Karen Bell said she experienced the same difficulty with Your Splendor Box, but she dealt with a person named Gina August.
“I paid out R800 for my make-up last month and I am even now waiting around as effectively.
“I do not know what is heading on mainly because I information her all the time but just no reaction,” Karen explains.
“I checked on-line and observed there is a further company with the exact name but a different e mail tackle.
“I also checked their followers on Instagram and it appears like produced-up accounts just to make it search like they are well-known.”
The Daily Voice identified as the quantity given for the make-up suppliers but the cellular phone went straight to voicemail, even though WhatsApp messages are read through but only received an automated small business account response.