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Pixi Beauty Strobe & Bronze and Strobe & Sculpt will update your holiday looks (giveaway time)

Pixi Beauty Strobe & Bronze, Strobe & Sculpt, Strobe & Sculpt Brush

Want to up your beauty for the holiday occasions coming up? With holiday parties and celebrations there are more reasons to beautify yourself. Pixi Beauty is a go to brand for me, especially for party time. Not only is it affordable but it’s on point with their products. Petra knows what is going to help create the best looks. Two of those are the Strobe & Bronze palette and the Strobe & Sculpt palette. These two palettes were done in collaboration with Maryam Maquillage and they are fabulous.

 

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Here’s a recap of the Pixi Strobe & Bronze palette that I shared before.

Pixi Strobe & Bronze (Strobe & Chisel)

I use this palette often even though bronzing isn’t a big part of my life. But I’m able to use the bronzing shades lightly. It’s the left side of the palette though that makes me enjoy it so much.

Pixi Strobe & Bronze (Strobe & Chisel)

Highline is a pinkish glow that I use as blush or over blush.

Empress may look purple in my picture but actually just has a lavender undertone that works so well with cool toned makeup.

Lex is a gorgeous gold that isn’t harsh at all. Just soft and lovely.

Apply highlighters to tops of cheekbones, bridge of nose, and cupid’s bow to light up features

City Kitty is the lightest of the bronze shades and on the warm side while Statuesque is the darkest. And 917 is a cool toned bronzer that’s midtone.

Pixi Beauty Strobe & Chisel (bronze) palette from target.com

The three highlight and 3 bronze shades work together so well as you can top the bronze shades with the highlighters. “Bring a soft natural glow and sheer sunkissed warmth to the skin with this palette that helps add subtle dimension to your features created by Maryam of MaryamMaquillage. The highlighters give a soft glowing luminosity while the bronze shades help create natural definition.”

(available at Pixibeauty.com and Target, $20)

PIXI BEAUTY STROBE & SCULPT KIT is just as beautiful but a little darker. I don’t have swatches for it since I just have one for this giveaway so hopefully my descriptions work. The Kit comes with this great Strobe & Sculpt Brush although you can buy the brush separately too.

Pixi Strobe & Sculpt Brush

The Strobe & Sculpt Brush is made of vegan synthetic fibers and is so incredibly soft. It comes with a storage pouch too ($14 separately).

Pixi Beauty Strobe & Sculpt Brush

The Strobe & Sculpt palette to me is very similar to the Strobe & Chisel/Bronze one above so it just depends on which shades appeal to you more.

Pixi Beauty Strobe & Sculpt, highlight and contour palette

On the left side of Strobe & Scuplt (Strobe & Contour) are the 3 highlight shades:

Baby Chick is a matte cream shade that Maryam recommends you use in the center of the face to lock in foundation and brighten.

Caviar Dreams is a beautiful pinky peach blush/highlight.

Honey-Bunny is another stunner with it’s peachy gold beauty.

On the right are the three bronze/sculpt shades:

Minx is a shimmery bronzer that Maryam recommends you add to the outer contour of your face to add warmth and a bronzed glow.

Bo$$ Lady and Queen are darker shades of matte bronzers with Bo$$ Lady being the cooler of the two.

Pixi Beauty Strobe & Sculpt palette

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION:  There will be two winners – one for each palette. The first person chosen by Rafflecopter will also receive the brush. Today’s giveaway is open for US and Canadian email subscribers. There are two mandatory entries (subscribe by email and comment), all others give you additional chances to win one of these fabulous palettes. The giveaway is open through 11/28/17. Now the hard part: deciding which palette you’d like to win.  Good luck –  Marcia

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Join me as I host Fashion Flash, the emag for your lifestyle

Fashion Flash just keeps getting better. Our current group of flashers have so much to share with you. Join this group of experts and learn more about fashion, anti-aging, lifestyle, health, and beauty. We hope you’ll enjoy this issue.

Fashion Flash bridal giveaway – cosmetics, a bridal romance, and $50 Amazon

July 8th is the last day to enter the Fashion Flash Book and Beauty giveaway and win a bridal romance book by Heidi Betts, a set of cosmetics from BYS along with travel brushes, and a $50 Amazon gift card. If you haven’t entered and you’re from the US or Canada, don’t wait! Beauty Info Zone always has giveaways going on so we hope you’ll check us out.

Inspired by Middle Eastern styles, the loose shape of harem pants in a light material is comfortable, cool and yet perfectly polished. The definition of effortless dressing, harem pants can be adapted for anyone’s preference.  Age doesn’t matter. Angie at Your True Self Blog shows you dozens of ways to style this piece in “How to Enjoy the Ease of Harem Pants“.
Dubbed by O Magazine as “Magic Pants”, this week’s guest on the Ladies Roadmap Podcast tells her story of how she pivoted careers from a Grammy nominated song writer to fashion designer. Franne Golde is the founder of a new line of super comfy clothes that are designed to look flattering on women over 40! 
Barbara Hannah Grufferman — author of the award-winning “Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life” and Bone Health Ambassador for the National Osteoporosis Foundation — wants all of us to focus more on the health and well-being of our bones . . . and here’s why.
Studies show that pets contribute to longevity. See how Jackie from Jackie Silver Style expands on this health benefit.
Healthy Life Tips:  Maximize health into old age. Mirabai Holland, Certified Health Coach, has your back. 50% off your 1st Session at Mirabaiholland.com.
Robin of Hello I’m 50ish is teaming up with Susan G Komen on the Rethink Pink Campaign for breast cancer. Who’s your one?

Summer is a favorite time for coconut bath and body products. Never Say Die Beauty has discovered a cruelty-free, natural, affordable trio of coconut shower gel, body lotion and hair conditioner from JASON and Live Clean that are perfect for right now!

 

Have you tried incorporating an essence into your skin care routine? Erika at Notes from My Dressing Table shares why her skin loves the Peach & Lily Wild Dew Treatment Essence and why yours will, too.

Prime Beauty got her easy, pretty beachy waves with hair styling products from Hairstory, a revolutionary new brand!

Not all freckles are alike and they do need different types of care. Deb of No-Nonsense explains.

If your summer is filled with travel, you’ll want to check out Stacie‘s travel essentials. She’s got a few items that she doesn’t leave home without.

Sheila from Painted Ladies has been using the NuFACE Fix Line Smoothing Device for almost 3 months and has visible results!

The giveaways keep coming on The Sunday Scoop

 

Busy day and days ahead for giveaways. This week is a little unusual since there are a lot of Father’s Day prizes and I’ve found some other unusual giveaways so there are some new items to enter for. I appreciate you coming back every week to learn about the latest and greatest giveaways. Be sure you start by entering the BIZ’s own giveaways!!  —  Marcia

BEAUTY INFO ZONE GIVEAWAYS

6/14  FASHION FLASH GIVEAWAY WITH PRIZES FOR YOU AND DAD  –  1 winner, US/Can

6/17  $30 paypal or Amazon gc  –  1 winner, WW

6/20  NOT YOUR MOTHER’S BUTTER HAIR MASQUES  –  2 winners for 2 each, US

Winner’s Circle: two giveaways ended this week and the winners are Megan W for the $30 Starbucks gift card and Melissa S for the Wink Brow Bar package. Congrats to both.

BEAUTY TO TRY FOR

6/9  Beauty Geeks  – 3 different giveaways for Sinful Colors polish, Canada only

6/10  Beauty Cooks Kisses  –  SericinPlus Reviving Eye Cream, US

6/10  Mommies With Cents  –  Boldify Thickening Spray for hair, US

6/11  Southern Mom Loves  –  Trophy Skin MicrodermMD Giveaway! US/Can

6/11  Mommies With Cents  –  Lulucloth makeup remover wipes, US

6/11  Extra TV  –  5 win an Allure Beauty Box, US

6/11  Burning Moon Products  –  Book + Beauty Goods, WW

6/12  Blushing Noir  –  Summer Beauty Giveaway with ELF, IT Cosmetics, MILK Makeup, Farmacy, Pixi and Maybelline. WW

6/13  Prime Beauty  –  Wink Brow Bar Brow Kit Worth $240, US

6/13  Laugh, Love, Color  –  Morphe Artistry Palette and brush set, WW

6/13  Extra TV  –  $50 gift card for Hint Sunscreen, US

6/13  Organically Blissful  –  green beauty products from Nugg, Caudalie, Deep Steep, Pacifica and a lot more. US

6/14  My Style Spot  –  Set of travel size makeup brushes, US

6/14  Laura Bruj  –  100% Pure Rose Gold Palette, US

6/14  Practical Frugality  –  Tree Hut Body Butter and Shea Sugar Scrub set. US

6/14  She Blogs It  –  Burt’s Bees Tips & Toes kit, US

6/14  Vogue Faux Real  –  May Ipsy Glam bag, Allure Box, three more beauty products (full and travel-sized), enameled earrings and a $25 Target gift card. US

6/14  Emily Reviews  –  Sport SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Sport SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen Stick, and Sport SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen Continuous Spray from Goddess Garden Organics. US

6/15  This n That with Olivia  –  Luminess Beauty Summer Must Haves Beauty Box, US

6/16  Posh Beauty Blog  –  Wink Brow Bar, US

 

PRODUCTS IN GIVEAWAYS

6/9  Kudosz  –  Bull’s-Eye “Fire it Up” BBQ Grill Father’s Day Gift Basket, US

6/10  Leite’s Culinaria  –  Cuisinart 8 cup Food Processor, US/Can

6/10  Tuck  –  Bear Hybrid Mattress in the size of your choice, US

6/10  Java John Z  –  Roving Blue Travel O-Pen, US

6/10  Java John Z  –  Precision Cutting Chrome Rotary Shaver, US

6/10  Epicure  –  $50 Epicure prize pack (cooking), US

6/10  Newly Crunchy Mama  –  Smile Healthy kit with Oral B and Crest, US

6/10  Palm Beach Kennel Club  –  choice of Deluxe Grill, $150 Home Depot, Bluetooth speaker, US

6/10  Cord Cutters  –  Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, a $100 Netflix gift card and a 500gb Fire TV Recast DVR. US

6/10  The Art of Plating  –  5 winners, Le Creuset 5.5 Quart Round Dutch Oven, US

6/10  Susie’s Reviews  –  Epson Expression Premium XP-7100 Printer, US

6/10  Chloe Neill  –  New Orleans Fleur de Lis Pendant from Mignon Faget, $50 Amazon Gift Card, Signed Chloe Neill book, Devil’s Isle Tote Bag & Swag. US/Can

6/11  Leite’s Culinaria  –  Chefs Walnut Carving Board, US/Can

6/11  Lim by Lim  –  Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box plus a Big Bonus Box! US/Can

6/11  Athena’s Home Novelties  –  $200 Bath and Body Kit for men, US

6/11  Tom’s Take on Things  –  16 GB Dog Tag USB Flash Drive, US

6/11  Susie’s Reviews  –  Ekster® Smart Wallet, US

6/11  Ice Fairy Treasure’s Chest  –  Mixcder E9 Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones, US

6/11  Happy Healthy Foodie  –  one of three prizes – either a Sous Vide or a Ninja blender or a vegetable spiralizer. US/Can

6/11  Rebatest  –  Floor Mopping Robot Giveaway, US

6/11  Full Compass Systems  –  Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Headphones, US/Can

6/12  Emily Reviews  –  Essensory Candle Kit from Hello Sunday, US

6/12  What U Talkin About  –  Google Home Mini & a HIVE Bluetooth Speaker, US

6/12  A Rain of Thought  –  Altec Lansing Mini LifeJacket Jolt Speaker, US

6/12  A Rain of Thought  –  1 winner for bluetooth headphones and 1 winner for a cordless vacuum cleaner, US

6/12  Baskets.com  –  3 prizes:  Classic BBQ Gift Tub, Fisherman’s Tackle Box with Snacks, Dad’s Vintage Beer Carrier with Opener and Snacks. US

6/12  Mom Cave TV  –  weighted blanket, US/Can

6/13  Leite’s Culinaria  –  Cuisinart Long Slot Artisan Bread Toaster, US/Can

6/13  Steamy Kitchen  –  Canon Powershot Digital Camera, US/Can

6/13  Steamy Kitchen  –  Acer Aspire Laptop, US/Can

6/13  Homemade for Elle  –  3 winners, Organic Aroma Aromatherapy Diffuser, US

6/13  Java John Z  –  Casio Men’s Watch, US

6/13  Sweepstakes Mama  –  Nook GlowLight 3 + a shiny $25 Gift Card to Barnes and Noble. US

6/13  Book Sweeps  –  Kindle e-reader with 30 romance novels, US

6/13  Fab Working Mom Life  –  Coffee Lovers gift basket from the Bro Basket for Father’s Day. US

6/14  Leite’s Culinaria –  OXO Good Grips Bake Serve and Store Set, US/Can

6/14  A Rain of Thought  –  Lucyd LOUD Bluetooth Enabled Eyewear, US

6/14  WinxDVD  –  Bose QC 35 II wireless Bluetooth headphones, Sonos One speaker and Logitech wireless mouse, $1,000 value. Ten winners. WW

6/14  Rita Reviews  –  Nikon D5300 Digital SLR Camera Dual Lens Kit, US

6/14  Raising My 5 Sons  –  Set of Marshmallow Roasting Sticks, US

6/14  Green Chic Life  –  $30 to spend on sustainable goodies from Eco & Earth. US

6/15  Calm the Ford Down  –  Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Kit, US/Can/UK/Aus

6/15  Sun and Sea Salt  –  CariPro ultrasonic toothbrush, US

6/15  Be Yogi  –  GAIAM Premium Citron Sundial Kit and Meditation Cushion, US

6/15  Leite’s Culinaria  –  Le Creuset 8 Qt Stockpot, US/Can

6/15  Bones Coffee  –  Enter for a chance to win free coffee for an entire year! You’ll get two bags a month of either Bones Cups, or any 16oz coffee of your choice.  US

6/15  DaDa Rocks  –  TCL 55″ LED 4K UHD TV with HDR Roku TV, US

6/16  Get Kisha  –  2 winners, Kisha Smart Umbrella, WW w/exceptions

6/16  Beauty and Fashion Diva  –  Lullabuddy Bluetooth Speaker Giveaway, US

6/16  Vance Pravat  –  Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, US

6/16  XLive Pro  –  Xlive smart video doorbell and garage opener,

6/16  Spacefoam  –  2 win, Spacefoam Pillow Package, US

6/16  Napoleon Prestige BBQ  –  Napoleon Prestige 500 Propane Gas Grill with Infrared Rear Burner and Infrared Side Burner, US

6/16  Cookstr  –  BergHOFF GEM 10″ Non-Stick Stir Fry Pan Giveaway, US/Can

6/16  Best Desserts  –  Microplane Whole Spice Grinder, US/Can

6/16  Recipe Lion  –  Swiss Diamond Stainless Steel Fry Pan, US/Can

6/16  Slow Cooker Recipes  –  Souspreme Multi Pot Cooker, US/Can

6/16  Emily Reviews  –  Sprezza Box for men, US

end date of 7/31 Sweeptakes Fanatics  –  Grand Prize of a $20,000 gift card for use exclusively at Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm, $6000 issued in the form of a check to cover taxes.  50 winners (weekly) will each get a $400 gc that can be used at Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Mark and Graham, PBteen  and West Elm. US

MONEY AND MORE

6/9  ||  Mommies With Cents, $25 Visa and Entenmann’s coupons, US  ||

6/10  ||  She Savvy, $200 Visa, US  ||  Mom and More, $25 Visa, US  ||  Dine Dream Discover, $25 Visa, US  ||  I Am The Maven, $25 Visa, US  ||  A Happy Hippy Mom, $25 Visa, US  ||  Shop With Me Mama, $25 Visa, US  ||  Obviously Marvelous, $25 Visa, US  ||  Mommy’s Memorandum, $25 Visa and Entenmann’s coupons, US  ||

6/11  ||  Practical Frugality, $25 Sonic, US  ||  Stacking My Bookshelves, $20 Amazon, US  ||  Sharing Lifes Moments, $25 Target, US  ||  To The Motherhood, $25 Visa, US  || Not Quite Susie, $25 Visa, US  ||

6/12  ||  Glitter and Spice, $400 Amazon, US/Can  ||  Literary Au, $25 Amazon  ||

6/13  ||  A Magical Mess, grand prize $200 Walmart gc, second place 6 winners, $50 Walmart gc, US  ||  Think Save Retire, Ramit Sethi’s new book ”I Will Teach You To Be Rich” and a $75 gift card from Amazon.com. US  ||

6/14  ||  Sunset Aloha Sweepstakes, grand prize $500 choice of Visa GC or a check plus $100 Meijer gc, 4 first prizes of $100 Meijer gc. OPEN only in IN, KY, MI, OH, WI  ||  Parenting In Progress, $25 Amazon, US  ||   Practical Frugality, $25 Amazon, US/Can  ||  Tammie’s Reviews, $25 Walmart, US  ||  Lisa Queen of Random, $25 Amazon, US  ||  Mom Generations, $50 Amazon, US  ||

6/15  ||  Talbots, monthly giveaway of $100 gc, US/Can  ||  Traditional Home, Grand Prize $5000, 5 winners, $1000. US  ||  Real Advice Gal, $50 Gift Card (Your choice of Amazon, Outback Steakhouse or Paypal), US  ||  C L Cannon, $350 Amazon, US  ||  Your Money Geek, $200 Lowes, US  ||  Sweepstakes Fanatics, $1,000 Lowe’s gift card – 3 winners! Plus, 180 instant winners will get a $50 or $100 Lowe’s gift card! US  ||

6/16  ||  Sugar Spice and Sparkle, $150 Amazon, US/Can  ||  Gay NYC Dad, $25 World Market gc, US  ||  Mom Does Reviews, $50 Visa GC & Keeper of the Lost Cities Books 1-3. US  ||  Mom Does Reviews, $50 e card of choice, US/Can  ||

Hello May, it’s Fashion Flash time

I’m so happy to host the newest issue of Fashion Flash. There is so much to learn from the variety of bloggers that participate. Where else can you find travel blogs, fashion blog, health  blogs, advice, and beauty in one place? Fashion Flash is the answer. Each week one of us takes the reins to share some of the best articles. I’m sure you’ll like this week’s edition since it’s loaded with information and fun. Please be sure to support our team by clicking and reading their posts. Also this week starts a new round of Fashion Flash giveaways and Prime Beauty will start it off. I’ll link the post as soon as it’s live.  –  Marcia

 

Palazzo pants can be worn by anyone, anywhere, anytime. Age doesn’t matter, since you can style them your own special way. Let Angie at Your True Self Blog show you how in her post on How to Style Palazzo Pants.

Here’s a fact about life after 40: our bodies change! But that doesn’t mean we should look anything but fabulous. Barbara Hannah Grufferman, best-selling author and positive aging expert, has a few great tips on how to dress for the body you have right now!

Hello I’m 50 wants to know: Do you celebrate the women you love with flowers on Mother’s Day?

Inka of Glamour Granny Travels tells you all bout the history of Mothers Day.

Osteoporosis: What Does Buying A Purse Have To Do With It? If you like standing on your own two feet, taking care of your bones is about as sexy as it gets says Mirabai Holland from http://www.mirabaiholland.com.

Sheila from Painted Ladies spills the details on her favorite makeup and beauty products from April 2019.

Cindy from Prime Beauty asks if you are looking for a skincare boost? CosakiClub Beauty Multiple is a collagen-based beauty powder + prebiotics for skin, hair, and nails that mixes with your drinks. It’s tasteless so you can use in hot or cold drinks.

Stacie from The Makeup Obsessed Mom recently interviewed Brian Underwood, Beauty Director at The Oprah Magazine. Stop by to read about what his job entails (hint – his job is every beauty lovers dream job).

Never Say Die Beauty is giving away a bottle of Paula’s Choice iconic 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliator, their #1 selling product, that unclogs pores, removes dead skin cells, helps even skin tone, and smooth the look of fine lines. You won’t want to miss this opportunity!

Which has more anti-aging power?  Antioxidant or Retin A?  Deb of No-Nonsense Beauty Blog has the answer.

Studies show that people who volunteer on a regular basis are the healthiest and live the longest. Get the facts at Jackie Silver Style.

Looking for an affordable way to spoil someone you love on Mother’s Day. Beauty Info Zone thinks you should consider LifeAround2Angels bath bombs. Cute and practical while they envelop your favorite person with delightful aromas.

Let your beauty stans out with Stans Out Makeup Blending Sponge #giveaway time

Stans Out Makeup Blending Sponge

Calling all beauties who use foundation. It’s time for you to learn about a unique type of makeup blending sponge. The brand is STANS OUT and it’s unlike any of the sponges I’ve seen and used before.

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Stans Out Makeup Blending Sponge

To start, the shape is different. Second it’s larger than most. Last the material of the sponge, Polyeurathane Foam, is going to make you realize that you don’t need an egg shaped sponge. Instead you’re going to want a more porous sponge with different sides to accommodate all the sides and angles of your face. Your face isn’t flat so why should your sponge be flat.

Stans Out Makeup Blending Sponge

Stans Out is incredibly soft. It’s designed to work with the warmth of your skin to reach optimal softness. And water is NOT required for this tool. You can use it with water of course but you don’t need to do so.

Stans Out Makeup Blending Sponge

Let’s take a look at all the edges. You can easily use it on larger areas like your cheeks and forehead and then turn it to fit easily around your nose and under your eyes.

Rounded Side: Use the large rounded side for pressing and rolling foundation and other cream products into the large areas of the face such as cheeks, forehead, and chin.

Triangular Side: Use the triangular side for applying concealer and powder in the under-eye area.

Flat Side: Use the flat side for perfecting and sculpting your contour under the cheekbones, along the nose, and along the jawline.

Stans Out Makeup Blending Sponge

This diamond shape sponge is easy to clean but you do have to be careful about not stretching it out or you’ll tear it. I watched the site’s short video and followed the quick easy steps.

1. With warm water and a mild bar of soap, gently work the sponge into a lather. Do not twist or pinch to avoid snags and tears.

2. Rinse and squeeze out excess water. Repeat steps if needed until water runs clear.

3. Let air dry.

You can even use this immediately after you’ve washed it as it dries in a jiffy. This is a great addition to your beauty routine and one you’ll be thrilled with for flawless application.  —  Marcia

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: Stans Out gets a huge shout out from us for offering a giveaway for 5 US readers. This $20 sponge (available at Amazon and on StansOutBeauty with free shipping) will be a delight if you are a Beauty Info Zone email subscriber. The giveaway runs through 4/11/19 at 11:59 pm EDT. Be sure you follow the rules for your chance to win.

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Sunday Scoop extra edition for 12/31 Giveaways

With over 65 giveaways ending on 12/31 I wanted to give you extra time to enter. Last week’s Sunday Scoop was too long to add all of these so today is a bonus. I’ll be back with the regular SS on the 30th so do not fear!!  —  Marcia

BEAUTY INFO ZONE’S GIVEAWAYS

12/28  HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS HOP – Pixi Skintreats, 2 US winners

1/4/19  Ho Ho Ho HAPPY HOLIDAYS BEAUTY GIVEAWAY  –  First place prize for US only, 2 runner up prizes US/Can

1/9/19  OHC ORGANIC HAIRCARE Amazon Oil Blow Out Spray  –  1 US winner

BEAUTY TO WIN

12/31 Beauty Stat  –  It Cosmetics Naturally Pretty palette, US

12/31  Healthy Natural Hair Products  –  Basket of healthy hair care pampering goodies worth $80. US/Can/UK

12/31  L’Ange haircare  –  $1000 worth of product from L’Ange

12/31  Love Maegan  –   Coach, Urban Decay, Swatch, 25 items total, WW

12/31  Skincare by Alana  –  Alana Mitchell Hemp Collection Full Line Kit! US

12/31  Venofye  –  Apitoxin Collagen Night Recovery, WW

12/31  Natalia Style  –  Laura Mercier Pret-A-Powder Limited Edition Powder & Puff and Burt’s Bees Essentials Travel set, US/Can

12/31  Simply Gluten Free  –  Beaute Minerals cosmetics (foundation, highlighter, contour powder, blush, Powder, lipstick, rose quartz eye roller)

12/31  Famadillo  –  Bratoxinsta® Wrinkle Serum, US

12/31  Parenting in Progress  –  6 beauty prizes, US

12/31  Derma E  –   DERMA E $1500+ GIVEAWAY! WIN a Macbook + Instax Camera + Skincare and MORE! US

12/31  Clean Fresh Beauty  –  Green Beauty Box filled with natural beauty products, US

12/31 Langria  –  100 winners, Electronic Pedicure Foot File, US

BONUS  –  get a free packet of Garnier Repairing Hair Mask, US

PRODUCTS GALORE

12/31  The Review Wire  –  Goodie bag with a variety of products like Rush Candle Co Apple Picking Soy Candle, Luxe by Mr. Bubble All Buttered Up Body Butter, Crated with Love Pizza Cutter/Bottle Opener, MB Bead & Stitch Leather Earring, and more. US

12/31  Mama’s Mission  –  WIN a Trader Joe’s Premium Herbal Loose Tea Blends Gift Box, a Mueller Austria Electric Tea Kettle, two double wall glass tea tumblers and a $15-dollar Trader Joe’s Gift Card, US

12/31  Savings in Seconds  –  Ejoyous Gold Dipped 24K Rose

12/31  Lynne Gabriel  –  iPhone 8 unlocked, WW

12/31  The Snooze Expert  –  2 Standard Size Layla Sleep Pillows, US

12/31  Celebrity Page  –  Roku Streaming Stick

12/31  Cleverona  –  Magic Bullet 11-Piece Blender Set, US

12/31  Leite’s Culinaria  –  Cuisinart Prep Express, US/Can

12/31  Extra TV  –  5 win, Helen Ficalora necklace US

12/31  Extra TV  –  5 win, Still Standing Spray, US  (I love this!!)

12/31  Simply Gluten Free  –  2 yr subscription to the Simply Gluten Free Magazine, US

12/31  Dooney & Burke  –  Purse of Choice, US

12/31  Celebrations & Inspirations  –  Your Kind Traveler Key Largo Vacation Package Includes: 3-nights at the exclusive Baker’s Cay Resort Dry Rocks Tequila Tasting with Tequila Connoisseur for 2, $100 Food Credit Eco Tour for Two with onsite watersports team for 2, Reusable water bottles for 2, Cash for flights, Donation made in the name of the winner to local charity Everglades Foundation and more..

12/31  Shop With Me Mama  –  GuruNanda White Tower XL Diffuser, US

12/31  Bare Bones Broth  –  Bare Bones-Branded Instant Pot, US

12/31  Olive & Co.  –  Le Creuset Signature 10-Piece Set ($999.95 value) – Vitamix 7500 Low-Profile Blender, Professional-Grade, 64 oz. ($529.99) – Dalstrong Chef’s Knife – Shogun Series X Gyuto – 8″ ($129.43) – 1-Year O-Live Everyday (12 bottles a 500ml, $180 value) US

12/31  MAC Warehouse  –  iPad Air, US

12/31  Home Jobs by Mom  –  Pure Parker 8 Top Essential Oil Starter Set, US

12/31  AV Express  –  AVX Echo Dot Bluetooth Portable Speaker, US

12/31  Savings.com  –  5 win, Sam’s Club Membership, US

12/31  Cloud Mom  –  $100 to Onzie (exercise clothing), US

12/31  Organic Aromas  –  The Magnificent – Nebulizing Diffuser by Organic Aromas, US/Can

12/31  Natalie’s Outlet  –  variety of prizes, WW

MONEY AND MORE

12/31  ||  Home Professional, $500 Home Depot, US  ||  Kudosz, $200 Best Buy, US/Can  ||  Ben Kavaliro, $100 Amazon, US/Can  ||  Simply Gluten Free, $200 Amazon, US  ||  Southern Mom Loves, $225 e gc or paypal, WW  ||  Food Blogs, 2 win, $250 Amazon, US  ||  Kudosz, $1000 Amazon, US  ||  Cool Mom Picks, 5 win, $100 Etsy gc, US  ||  The Homespun Chics, $100 Hobby Lobby g.c.  ||  Bees Bookshelf, $150 Amazon, US  ||

12/31  ||  Giveaway Guy, $50 Amazon, WW  ||  Sonya’s Happenings, $25 Amazon or Paypal, WW  ||  Here We Go Again, $20 paypal, US  ||  Nancy to Mommy, $25 Visa and Entenmann’s coupons, US  ||  Talent Hounds, $50 Visa, US/Can  ||  What U Talking Bout, $20 Amazon, US/Can  ||   Otoh Books, $25 Amazon, WW  ||  Peanut Butter and Whine, $50 gc of choice, US  ||  Inspiration and Celebrations, $25 Amazon, US/Can  ||  Nectar of Stories, $10 or $20 Amazon gift cards (multiple winners) or a $150 Amazon gift card grand prize, US/Can  ||  Cloud Mom, $50 Ikea, US  ||  Still Blonde, $25 paypal, US  ||  Sturdevant, $50 Visa, US  ||

OOPs giveaway

Why is this an OOPS giveaway? Because I never picked the winners for this way back in September. OOPS. I was cleaning and came across the two boxes and couldn’t remember why they were sitting. So you now have a new chance to win. Read the directions below and enter. I promise to pick this time! – Marcia

I was delightfully surprised to receive the September Boxycharm box early this month. That’s rare for them. But no matter when it comes I love opening the box and being surprised to see the value in it.

September 2018 Boxycharm

Since I own just about everything in the box or have reasons I don’t need these the above picture is Giveaway Box 1.

The best item in Boxycharm is the Pretty Vulgar Nightingale eyeshadow palette ($35). I own it and while I don’t use it often I did when I first bought it. Pretty Vulgar shadows get mixed reviews but I enjoy them.

Pretty Vulgar Nightingale Eyeshadow Palette

This is a neutral palette (it’s my personal one you see above, not the prize one). There are matte shades, satin shades, and glittery shades. Plus the three bottom colors are great as eyeliners. I use either Nocturnal or Pillow Fight (top) as base shades, Break Free is a shimmery white that looks good pressed on with your finger to take the colors from day to night. Darkside is a satin cool brown, Hide & Seek a matte caramel, Clutch is a shimmery golden brown and Flip Out is a matte milk chocolate. Eye Spy is my personal favorite since it’s a beautiful cool brown with some shimmer while Silver Spoon is lightly shimmered charcoal. Liners are brown, gray, and black.

girlactik Skin Glow in Moonlight

I was excited to see this girlactik Skin Glow ($26). I think the colors are beautiful but it has a fragrance that to me is old ladyish. I smelled this often when my mom lived in a senior citizen apartment, actually it smells like the original Dove soap. I wish it didn’t have the fragrance but someone is going to love this. Macy’s says this is a cream highlighter. “Skin Glow gleams and adds a hint of dewy glam to your cheekbones, the bridge of your nose and your Cupid’s bow.”

Lorac Pro Matte Lip Color and Pretty Vulgar My Lips are Sealed

Boxycharm sent out the Lorac Matte Lip Color in Aubergine ($19) this month and last month they sent the Pretty Vulgar. I think the Pretty Vulgar My Lips Are Sealed in Secret Sabotage, ($24) a metallic nude, is a perfect match for the look you can create with the palette and girlactik Moonglow so I added it into the giveaway.

Alamar Cosmetics Ojitos Brush Set and Luscious Cosmetics Angel Eyes Primer

The last two items in the box (and giveaway) are a 3 piece brush set from Alamar Cosmetics ($18) and Luscious Angel Eyes Primer ($14). The primer is a dark nude so you can see it on your skin but it’s going to work great for the eyeshadow palette. The brush set also is going to work great with the palette since it contains a flat brush for lining, a midsize eyeshadow brush and a fluffy blender brush.

I think this is one of the best coordinated boxes from Boxycharm that I’ve seen. Everything works well together and the value is definitely there. Without the extra lip color it’s a $112 value.

The second giveaway box contains items I’ve been saving from previous Boxycharm packages and now’s the perfect time for a giveaway!

Giveaway Box 2

This is lip heaven for someone. 5 lip products and 2 eye products (I forgot one in the main picture).

lip products from Jonteblu. IT Cosmetics, girlactik, Tarte

If you are a lip color lover this second box is the one you’re going to want. The value is similar to the whole Boxycharm ($128).

Jontblu makes 20 shades of lip liners for just $5 each. This is how they are described “Master any desired lip color and produce long-wearing staying power with Jontéblu Lip Liner Pencil. The creamy, highly pigmented formula glides on effortlessly. Can be used for flawless lip contouring, worn alone, or as a long-lasting base for any lip color.”

IT Cosmetics Je Ne Sais Quoi Hydrating Color Awakening Lip Treatment Serum in Your Perfect Pink ($24). “Experience the benefits of your best-selling Je Ne Sais Quoi Lip Treatment balm—now in a lightweight lip-softening serum! Developed with plastic surgeons, Je Ne Sais Quoi Hydrating Color Awakening Lip Treatment Serum starts its life as your hydrating lip treatment and is infused with pure color pigments that flush to your perfect pink. Infused with essential butters and oils, plus hyaluronic filling spheres and antioxidants, it’s perfect to wear on bare lips or under your favorite lip color to lock in moisture for your most beautiful smile!”

girlactik Matte Lip Paint in Posh ($23) “Apply this richly pigmented lip paint onto your lips and within one minute it will dry down to a beautiful matte color that will be noticeably dramatic without the dryness or flaking. Applies smoothly, doesn’t crack, feels lightweight.”

girlactik Posh Matte Lip Paint (amazon image)

Macy’s has a gwp when you spend $30 on girlactik there.

Tarte Tarteist Lip Paint in Pillowtalk ($20) “Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint is a quick dry, full coverage, transfer-proof liquid lipstick with a comfortflex formula that moves with your lips without drying out, cracking or feathering.” Pilllowtalk is lighter than the swatch, it’s more nude than that makes it appear.

Tarteist Pillowtalk (amazon image)

Stowaway Creme Lipstick Trio

Stowaway Creme Lipstick Trio

The 5th lip item is actually 3 in 1. It’s a set of Stowaway mini lipstick, Creme Lipstick Trio. The collection contains Cranberry, Raspberry and Muted Plums creamy mini lipsticks. Individually these lipsticks are $9 each and come in 8 shades. “Our highly pigmented, long-wearing cream lipstick delivers smooth color that works as hard as you do. Full of nourishing ingredients that keep your lips hydrated even on the longest day. Our favorite part? It’s small enough to go where you go and one swipe will do with this super opaque color.”

POP Beauty Insta-Eye Palette and Pur Cosmetics On Point liquid eyeliner

The rest of Giveaway Box 2 will enhance your eyes. I forgot to include the Pop Beauty Insta-Eye Palette ($10) in the main picture. It’s called Insta-Contour and contains 4 Mineral shadows. “These harmonizing hues make it easy-breezy to bring out the best in your unique eyes! Colour-rich mineral pigments blend beautifully, effortlessly creating an array of 3D eye popping effects in an instant!”

Pop Beauty Insta-Eye Palette in Insta-Contour (popbeauty.com)

Pur Cosmetics makes excellent liquid eyeliners and the giveaway contains On Point Liquid Eyeliner in VIP ($19). “Get a bold, dramatic wing that is always on point. The fine and flexible felt tip delivers thin to thick lines with ease without smudging, creasing or fading. It goes on smoothly without skipping or pulling and is quick to dry. This ultra-matte liquid liner is enriched with Lash Rejuvenation Complex and Passion Flower Oil to prevent premature lash fallout and provides skin with needed moisture without causing the formula to smudge or run. Also, it’s ocular tested and safe for sensitive eyes.” This is a matte black liner.

Whew! That took me a long time to write up. But it won’t take you long to enter. Use the Rafflecopter to enter this giveaway that’s open through 12/5/18 at 11:59 p.m. eastern time. Two requirements and the rest are extras: you must be an email subscriber and you must comment. Tada! Tweet every day too for more chances to win. Good luck and be beautiful always  —  Marcia

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