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to not get "pampering girls' nights in"?

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samandi Thu 07-Nov-13 10:33:59

Are they really that fun? Wouldn't it be more relaxing to put gloop all over your face when you're by yourself? How do you eat and drink while carrying out all those beauty treatments? What's the point of it all if you're going to stuff your face with ice cream and chocolate? And do all women really love ice cream and chocolate that much anyway? confused

Sorry there are a lot of questions, I am just hoping someone can explain the appeal and I'm wondering if they're really that commonplace :-)

TunipTheUnconquerable Fri 08-Nov-13 11:22:05

Pamper is definitely worst out of those three. Ann Summers would be awful but also hilarious. Tupperware would just be dull as fuck.

exexpat Fri 08-Nov-13 11:22:23

I would run a mile from all three, to be honest.

exexpat Fri 08-Nov-13 11:24:03

I don't even think an Anne Summers party would be 'hilarious' - forced hilarity, maybe, because that's what everyone expects, but really it's just an excuse to put pressure on people to buy tacky underwear and overpriced penis-shaped chocolate.

Coupon Fri 08-Nov-13 12:09:46

I'd pick the Tupperware party out of the three!

mrsjay Fri 08-Nov-13 12:18:52

I would tupperware and open the lids to make those farty noises all night grin Anne summers parties are Grim dd once told me a girl in her class (high school) used to go with her mum <shudder>

squoosh Fri 08-Nov-13 12:23:24

Imagine cooing over vibrators, butt plugs and cock rings with your old Mum? shock

mrsjay Fri 08-Nov-13 12:24:41

squoosh i felt a bit queasy when dd told me they were 16 at the time hmm

Tupperware here too. Just reminded me I need to decline an invitation to an AS party.

mrsjay Fri 08-Nov-13 12:29:26

I remember my mum going to tupperware parties in the 70s early 80s that is how i remember the farty noises she used to drag me along

harticus Fri 08-Nov-13 12:32:37

If there's a word that gives me the rage, it's "pamper"

"Smellies" does it for me.

"What shall we get mum/nan/auntie for Xmas?"
How about a shitty fruit basket full of some smellies from the cunting Body Shop?

Crowler Fri 08-Nov-13 12:34:40

cunting Body Shop


TheRealAmandaClarke Fri 08-Nov-13 12:57:02

Smellies from the Cunting Body Shop
Pmsl. grin

Sunflower49 Fri 08-Nov-13 13:56:25

I reckon I could do face masks, giving one another manicures/pedicures etc, doing one another's make up.. But I only think like this because It's nice to have a distraction whilst doing it, It's a PITA doing it on one's own, boring!
Only if wine/gossip is involved too though, and good company!
Have zero interest in ice cream/chocolate or takeaways though. Few nibbles maybes!

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