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I’m having a moment here! (Free Mina hair!)

What! A free Mina and I had noooo idea!  I was so happy I whipped out my sparker lol.

I don’t even already own “Mabel” this is completely new to me and the whole Mina range so this isn’t just one of her stock hairs reduced to zero and set out as a gift this is a brand new style! Not only that but you get 15 shades in the hud which is pretty generous of her.

I’d finally managed to get over to FaMESHed where Mina has her newest hair, Sira which is a hair with a beanie and a styling hud, but it was still so busy all I could do was start grabbing the gifts under the Christmas tree and as soon as I’d grabbed the one with this Mina gift I had to stop and TP home and I am so happy with it.

Mabel, as I said, is a brand new style, even though Mina has a range of ponytailed/pigtailed hairs the addition of a retro raised crown gives this hair a unique slant.  I’d buy it, I used to buy Mina hair before I was lucky enough to be taken on as a blogger for her shop and if I wasn’t a blogger I wouldn’t go to her shop anymore because it would be too hard to walk away without buying something and I would spend way too much! A girl has her Tier fee to think about lol.

Anyhow what a lovely surprise and a generous gift is to be found at the FaMESHed event but if you would like to try out the new hair, Sira, then I’ve put the LM to Mina’s main shop as the demo is there.  If you’re interested then Sira cost, for a hud that gives you styling options, fab beanie textures and massive 30 shade palettes, only 300Lds!

PS.  I didn’t forget and today’s !g0 Advent gift is a beanie hat/hair.  I’ve not taken any pictures but make sure you pop over for yourself.

FaMESHed

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I don’t know why I bother! (Free Mina hair).

I rarely do a picture of me either sitting down or lying down as I just look weird so I’ve wasted enough time trying yet again to take that sitting picture and so I’ve given up and stood up.

A NEW FREE MINA called Hannah.  This is a pretty new hair so she’s not just passing off her old stock, having said that most of my “goto” hairs are years old because they are still 100% quality and like all of her hair just last the test of time.  Even more generous than it being one of her newer hairs is that you get more than the 1 shade you I do believe you get the “essentials” pack which gives you 13 shades!  Everything from the blackest of blacks to the blondes of blondes and to top that off this hair also has an “option” which is to have a few strands of hair across your face or not as I’m wearing it in this picture.  It’s these touches that give Mina’s hair that natural touch and not a slapped on wiggy look.

Mina Nakamura is like many people trying to make a living in SL so for her to give such generous freebies is truly generous.  So when she does give a good un it’s because she wants to say thanks and in this case, this is a gift to be picked up from the SLB15 celebration that is going on at the moment.  The notice also says that the items for sale at this event also have a 20% discount on them.

Here is the BUT, good luck getting in!  I’ve been trying all morning and failed all morning.  The LM given should take you right to the Mina stand though so keep on trying as it will calm down at some stage.

This outfit comes from the Monomania shop and that satiny frill texturing is so amazingl real it’s freaky.  It’s a two-piece, woo hoo, and plenty of mesh sizes.

Now I’m LM grabbing at Monomania I’ve been looking at all the other gifts for the different groups, you find them upstairs and there is also a couple of LBs, so if you don’t like this outfit still pop over as there are a few other pieces that look as though they’re going to be really good.

 

Monomania

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More than you can see!(Free ‘n’ non free).

Trust me I know I’m lucky to get my Mina hair for free.

But I don’t actually go and get all of the new releases and because I have so much leeway I can pick and choose and I chose this hair LOL.

Let me just say the hair is not purple it just looks like it because I screwed up with the lights in this picture, lol! It’s one of the classic brown shades but you can have purple if you want or pink or orange or blue n pink etc all depends on which colour pack you buy lol.  Anyhow, as soon as I saw this one with that high plait it was “oooo” and sadly I do actually say that out loud in RL when I put on a super pair of shoes, dress or in this case hair.

I know very little about this hair but since you must try the demo on for yourself before you decide if it suits you I will as always give you the LM to her, Mina Nakamura’s main shop and you can try it out before you TP to the event that is where you can buy the hair from  AND don’t forget there are 2 FREE Mina hairs so scroll back a couple of posts to my “Kawaii Freeness” one to get the details for those.

PS.  This hair comes with an “option” which is with or without the fringe (or bangs) but I won’t lie and my AV does not suit a fringeless look but it’s nice to have that option because sometimes when wearing a headpiece, tiara, flowers etc the non fringe option can be a bonus for me.

Now for FREEEEEBIES and these too made me go “oooo” because they’re damned fine ones at that.  They come in so many fits as well as a 5 textured hud.  Love these floral ones and although you can’t really see the shade in the top picture is dark brown.

Don’t STOP reading as there is much more freeness than what I am showing you.  These boots and 2 other items, both come with massive colour huds, are new GG’s at Hilly Haalans but if you turn around there is a little stand-alone building which is stuffed with the old GG’s, the top/dress I’m wearing is one of the old ones.  If it wasn’t for the fact I have a groaning invent I would have clicked and grabbed so much more so if you’ve not visited Hilly’s before then a great way to stock up and if you have then a great way to get new Gifts.

Hilly Haalan

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Kawaii Freeness.

Not just 1 FREE MINA but 2 FREE MINA’s, however, you do have to hunt them down, don’t let that put you off reading the rest of my babble as there are non hunt freebies as well.

This is the hair Mina has out for us in the “Land of Rainbows Easter Hunt”.  You do only get the 1 shade, obviously, the one I’m wearing, but any Mina’s hair is so wearable and even as a hardened brunette I often wear the light browns or blondes…but it’s the reds that really rock my SL boat.

This looks like yet another AMAZING HUNT!  I’ve hardly been able to scratch the surface of the St Patricks day hunt and now there isn’t just this new one to add to my “must do” list but Madpea also has a fun hunt going on! I need to work in SL full time and RL only part-time, sadly SL don’t pay no bills LOL.

Don’t worry though if you’re a useless hunter like me because the top I’m wearing doesn’t need any hunting skills as it’s the newest GG from the Well Made shop and is right there in the entrance of the shop, you will also see there are other older GG’s on a shelf to your right, some of which I’m pretty sure I’ve shown you before.  Lots of sizes, inc non-mesh body fits and although it comes with a hud it’s only for 2 colours but that’s nothing negative as it’s a lovely simple and very wearable off the shoulder top.

If you haven’t spotted it the skirt is the one from my previous post, 10Lds, and a 10 textured hud.  I’ve not had time to pop over to see if it’s still out but you never know you might be lucky and I think you can see how well it teams up with this top.

I didn’t really want to use this “look” to show you “Arwen” but I don’t know when I will get another opportunity to show this other FREE Hunt gift off Mina so here she is.

“Arwen” also comes with just this edgy black shade, which is why I didn’t want to team it up with a pretty/kawaii look.  It won’t surprise you to learn that I have the full colour pack of Arwen as it’s just such a good hair and frames your face so well.  Arwen is the St Patrick’s Day Hunt and since you have to go to the Group Gift section (HINT HINT) then when there check out the GG’s. It costs 200Lds there is enough hair to keep your noggin warm for years to come.  I’ve tried to whittle down my massive collection of Mina’s hairs, and PumeC skins, but they’re such good quality they stand the test of time and I have hair that is 5 years old which look as good as any new hair and because the GG’s are shop quality hair again for a little output you really have enough hair to cover your noggin for years to come.  Also, remember there is men’s hair as well and so many of Mina’s hair are unisex so grab em ALL no one will judge you lol.

Land of Rainbows Easter Hunt LM

WellMade

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Why?(Free(?)Mina & Massive Mina Hair Sale).

I’ve been trying for days to get into a couple of big events and because they’re stoofed I’ve not been able to which is a shame as I would love to confirm it but I’m 99% sure that this Mina hair called Faith is FREE and add to that you get a FULL-colour hud pack! Holy Crapola! Faith is already one of my fav hairs, so obviously I’m just wearing the copy I already own lol, but to be able to snag this for free and the full-colour pack is AWESOME!

To get this free hair you have to try to squeeze your AV ass into the “Shop Your Heart Out Event” and I wish you luck.  I stood for ages waiting for enough people to leave so I could get in but nope, I’ve put the link to this event blog at the bottom of this post so you can see why this is a special event.  Don’t panic though as this event goes on till the 26th and the Mina LM should take you right to her shop at this event.

So I TP’ed over to Mina’s Mainshop and just stood on her lovely landscaped sim and pondered what to do because in her mainshop in celebration of her SL/RL Birthday she’s got a massively discounted sale on.  All of the women’s hairs and some of the men’s hair upstairs in her shop are slashed to 125Lds for each colour pack.  The reason for the rush is that this discounted event is only on till the 13th and you’re going to need all of the time from now till then to try on all of these hairs as there are so many!

These aren’t hairs which haven’t dated well in fact for a while I was at a complete loss as to why they were being removed from the inworld shop and then it dawned on me it’s the size of the colour hud options.  The discounted hairs are still some of the best hairs but they do come with a choice of 5 colours whilst the newer hairs come with a massive 10 colour options.

What a way to fill your invent with great hair.

You can miss out all of the rest of this post as it’s just me being spammy.

I get my Mina hair for free but I am a free agent, I don’t have to blog every hair, I don’t have to sing their praise, I don’t have to wear them all the time or bad mouth other hairs!  I only have to be honest and I LOVE Mina hairs.  Of course, I have hair from so many other designers, Dura, D!va, Argrace etc and LOVE them but Mina always just has styles that makes me feel “Oh yeah, that works” and even when not showing you a new Mina I’m 95% of the time wearing a Mina because I always just find the right hair.

Although most of her range is every day, everyone wearable she also had unique “out there” range of hair.  She also has the best range of men/unisexed hair I know although I will admit my knowledge of men’s SL hair is limited so any male AV will know what they prefer.  She’s now also coming out with a lot of little extra “options” which allow you to change the style of the hair, for example, the 2 new Pocket Gacha wins and each comes with the 4 ways to wear your fringe/bangs even Faith has 2 options the one I’m wearing and the other one moves the plaits to allow for bigger boobies.

I also know that Mina is a working lady, she’s in SL to make money and not just for making money’s sake.  I won’t go into personal details but being able to use her creativity and computer skills to make money allows her to look after not just herself but also her family and I think we, even I, sometimes forget that a lot of people actually do need the income from SL because it can for those who have the skill offer an income to help with RL.  Which is why I may hunt out the cheap ‘n’ free but when I spot something I love, usually furniture and landscaping stuff, I buy it. I spend a lot of Lindens in SL because people need support but mainly because my SL is my RL escapism and so if I spend some RL money to make my escapism just that bit sweeter then I do.

PS.  Forgot to mention that at the Mina’s mainshop LM there is also 2 Midnight Madness boards with yet again one of my go-to hairs in it!

Mina Hair@Shop Your Heart Out Event and I still can’t get in!

Mina’s Mainshop

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I swear I’m not superstitious butttttt (Cheapies & Freebies).

Blimey for me personally Friday the 13th has certainly lived up to it’s rep and I wasn’t going to do a post but then I read a notice from Mina Nakamura and it was a case of “YESSS” something has finally gone right.

OK, First of all, I am wearing a super bargain cropped sweater which only cost 10Lds or in my case 20Lds as I forgot I already have it and in fact wear it a lot! I picked it up from the MP(Marketplace) as the MUTE shop isn’t inworld anymore.  Although I’ve had this particular top now for years it’s still a fine and wearable basic jumper with a colour Hud of 8 options.

As it happens everything in the Mute MP shop is only 10Lds and I can guarantee that it is great quality.  If I remember correctly the owner of Mute was shutting up shop and she decided to go out with bang and reduced everything to 10Lds and people went “cray cray” grabbing as much as they could but then she, Jayzee Netizen decided she would keep her shop open but the prices would stay the same.  There was a bit of a backstory to it which I am not too sure on but the long as short of it was a lot of people could buy some really affordable wearables.  The inworld shop got closed down years ago but the stuff is now all up in the MP.  If in doubt just buy the one item to check the quality but I bet you will log back in for more.

There is a reason I’m in Mina’s and it’s not because I’m wearing a Mina’s hair, I’m nearly ALWAYS wearing a Mina hair LOL it’s because of a notice that was put out.  Took me a while to muddle through it because my brain has had enough of “Adulting” today so I decided to cut & paste and you can read it for yourself.

“Last Chance Vendors” will go live on Sunday at 12:00 am SLT and will give you the last chance to pick up the gifts for a very discounted price of 50 LS.  MINA V.I.P. members receive 50% DISCOUNT on the “Last Chance Vendors” when wearing the MINA V.I.P. group tag
The amount of gifts is not limited, but the vendors will be live for 24 hours only. After that period the exclusive colors will not be available again.

So… if you missed out on a midnight gift you really wanted, be sure to drop by at the store by midnight SLT when the Last Chance Vendors go live!
Some creators offer an optional add-on color-hud for a discounted price. Keep your eyes out for those!”

So basically you have just 24 hours to slap a board on Sat and then hit the other one on Sunday and since there doesn’t seem to be anything about having to join a group I’m gonna assume each slap is for free LOL.

The note also mentions that because this is a popular event then cut back on you Avatar impact, there is actually going to be a security orb which I assume will just send you the message to cut your impact if you exceed the 50.000 limit.  This is for all the shops I believe and not just Mina’s.  This isn’t going to be an issue for most of us, even I barely scrape over the 30.00o but I do know that some hairs and Bento heads can cause an issue so ditch them and so everyone inc yourself can snag with minimum lag…Ooo I rhymed.

PS.Blimey I’ve been over to Mina’s twice and people are already TPing in believing the event has started but it hasn’t and if you check out the “Monthly Midnight Madness Blog” you will be able to see exactly when it does….BEST OF LUCK.

PPS I’m gonna say it again through, check out the Gacha’s in Mina’s shop.  One day I will have to show you some of them so you can see someof the great hair for a bargain price I go on about.

Mute (Marketplace only).

Monthly Midnight Madness Blog

Mina’s Mainshop

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2 Words, “F**K Y*U”, (and FREEBIES).

Urgh part of me cringes slightly putting the “Freebie” into the title but you know what? We go on, life goes on, nothing changes apart from we become stronger.

So back to normality and in my case being a Cheap B*.

I made a “boo boo”.  I did a post a short time ago about a New Mina called Shelly which is available at the Ultra & Kinky Event and I gave the LM to the Satelite Mina shop which is on the sim with this event but to get Shelly follow the new LM which will take you right to the building that contains not only the new hair BUT a FREE Mina! (as well as so many other gifts which of course I grabbed like mad).

This one is not just a new blonde but has been designed to fit over collars.  This is why I deliberately chose this top because as you can see it’s pretty darn thick and bulky, normally I would stay clear of this style of top and yet apart from a minimum break through it fits amazingly well.  You get 3 sizes but the sizes don’t change the head size just the size of the way the hair hangs down.

Actually just before I clicked “publish” I thought “wait  a mo” because a lot of the long Mina hairs already come in different sizes but the difference is that they’re more “boob” sizes so basically you get “BB”,”SB” or “NB” sizes in any case and not many other hair designers offer this and neither do they offer the 2 meshes ie “Materials” and “Non Materials”.  More about that at another time because RL is calling me.  So lots of Freebies at Ultra inc this Mina.

PS. The top is one of the Group Gifts from Bijou from my last post but didn’t show you so check that post out as well.

ULTRA