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Pink Friday Giveaway

Well readers, I swatched the incredibly limited release MAC Pink Friday lipstick (here and here), and now it's time to send her on to someone who will love her more than I could.

For this week's giveaway, I want you to write a review — of any product — for Interact. I am going to try to

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YSL Rouge Pur Couture Giveaway

Back when I swatched YSL's new Rouge Pur Couture lipstick, everyone seemed to love shade #9, Rose Stiletto. So I made a mental note to get you one, and now it's time to give it away.

Rules and how to enter:

  • This giveaway starts today and ends Sunday, December 26, at midnight.
  • This giveaway is open to readers
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5 Cool Thrillseekers Pigments & Glitter Giveaway

Based on an informal poll, you guys LOVE the Tartan Tale pigments. So what kind of blogger would I be if I didn't give some away?  This week's giveaway prize is the 5 Cool Thrillseekers pigment-and-glitter set (Containing the hotly sought-after Softwash Grey and Silver Fog. Click here for swatches).

Rules and how to enter:

  • This giveaway starts
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5 Coral Lassies Giveaway

It's winter; your lips are chapped. You know what lasts even longer than balm? Lipgloss.

So this week I'm giving away a Tartan Tale set of mini lipglosses (5 Sassy Coral Lassies, because it was my favorite. Click here for swatches). I imagine this one will have you date- and party-ready, too.

Rules and how to enter:

  • This
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Calvin Klein Fragrance Giveaway

Last week I asked you for holiday gift ideas for men (thank you for the many brilliant and hilarious suggestions). This week I have a giveaway, and the prize is a euphoria by Calvin Klein Fragrance package: one for him and one for you. You must live in the continental U.S. to win this prize.

euphoria by Calvin Klein (the

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Tartan Tale Brush Set Giveaway

When I asked your most-desired Tartan Tale items, brush sets were a common answer. So this week I'm giving away A Lady and Her Tricks Buff and Line brush set, containing the 168 angled blush brush (or contouring brush), 187 duo fibre or "skunk" brush, 209 eyeliner brush, 219 pencil brush, and 252 eyeshadow brush (pictures here).

Rules and

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Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Pop Collection Giveaway

Want a Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Pop Collection palette of your very own?  Winning one is so easy!

Now that I've swatched these palettes, I'm giving them away. To enter to win, leave a comment on this post telling me which palette you want most (brown, hazel, blue, or green).  You may enter only once, and you may only

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Melusine Giveaway

The end of the year always conjures up visions of holiday galas that I neither host nor attend. But that doesn't stop me from planning for them. Steel restaurant makes a cocktail they call a cosmo bianco. I believe its components are vodka, white cranberry juice, and fresh lime, and they bring you a clear aperitif in a sugar-rimmed glass

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Burlesque Giveaway

No doubt you're aware of the very-soon-to-be-released Burlesque, a movie in which a small town girl saves a fading cabaret club — and finds herself — through sexy singing and dancing. It looks like one part Pussycat Dolls, a little Moulin Rouge, a dash of Chicago, and a big helping of Christina Aguilera. The cast also includes

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Tartan Tale Giveaway

When I polled to see which Tartan Tale items intrigued you most, a LOT of you expressed interest in the loose pigments. So this week's giveaway is black-brown-with-gold-sparkles The Family Crest and blue-black Later (swatches here).

Rules and how to enter:

  • This giveaway starts today and ends Sunday, November 14, at midnight.
  • This giveaway is open to readers
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Estee Lauder Extravagant Giveaway

I heard a lot of love for Estee Lauder's Extravagant Gold eyeshadow palette (swatches here), so this week's giveaway prize is that palette, plus the winner's choice of Extravagant Red or Extravagant Berry lipstick (ooh).

Rules and how to enter:

  • This giveaway starts today and ends Sunday, November 7, at midnight.
  • This giveaway is open to readers anywhere in
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NYX Giveaway

Want to win NYX's Winter in Moscow and One Night in Morocco palettes?  Of course you would (why not, right?).

NYX sent me these palettes so I could swatch them, so now I'd like to give them away.

To enter this giveaway, leave a comment on this post and tell me your own favorite bargain beauty find. You

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One Last Venomous Villains Giveaway

One last Venomous Villains prize, readers, and I think you'll like this week's question. One winner will receive Toxic Tale lipstick and Hot House lipgloss (Evil Queen), Wrong Spell lipgloss (Maleficent), and De-Vil and Sweetjoy eyeshadows (Cruella).

Rules and how to enter:

  • This giveaway starts today and ends Sunday, October 31, at midnight.
  • This giveaway is
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Venomous Villains Giveaway

By popular vote (by which I mean informal Facebook poll), this week's giveaway prize is another from MAC's Venomous Villains collection. One winner will receive Oh So Fair Beauty Powder (Evil Queen), Revenge is Sweet lipstick (Maleficent), and Carbon eyeshadow (Cruella).

Rules and how to enter:

  • This giveaway starts today and ends Sunday, October 24, at
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Zoya Fire & Ice (plus Giveaway!)

Zoya, Fire and Ice, swatches, Tiffany, Gloria, Crystal, Lisa, Sarah, Valerie

Zoya's Fire and Ice collection is here: six sparkly shades which are absolutely dazzling in sunlight (click here to revisit the "spoon" sneak peek close-up photos).

Tiffany is peachy-pink frost with gold sparkles. Gloria is rose frost with gold sparkles. Crystal is ice-queen blue with gold sparkles. Lisa is scarlet with scarlet sparkles. Sarah is crimson (deeper, a little

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