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Benefit Scene Queen Giveaway

I was swatching Benefit's new palettes this weekend (Scene Queen and Sunday Fun Day) — they're limited edition, exclusive to Sephora, and each one is the creation of one of Benefit's new Makeup Trend Artists.

Anyway, I decided to give away Scene Queen (because I love Coralista so much). This $38 palette contains pretty much everything but

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MAC Alice + Olivia Giveaway

I thought last week's giveaway was such a fantastic success, that I wanted to try the "extra entries" thing again this week.

The prize is three items from MAC's Alice + Olivia collection (swatches here): Partylicious pigment, I.Want.Candy lipgloss, and So Rich So Pretty nail polish.

Rules and how to enter:

  • This giveaway starts today and ends Sunday,
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Chanel Fall Giveaway

There are two things that make this week's giveaway especially exciting: (1) the prize, and (2) a new way to earn extra entries.

This week's prize comes from Chanel's fall collection. I'm giving away a Paradoxal nail polish and a Pink Explosion blush (wow! If I do say so myself).

Rules and how to enter:

  • This giveaway
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Double Giveaway: MAC In the Groove

Since there wasn't a giveaway last week, I thought I could make it up to you with two winners this week.  The prizes are from MAC's In the Groove collection: One winner will receive Fresh & Easy Mineralize Eye Trio and Chillin' Cremesheen Glass; the other winner will receive Style Influencer Mineralize Eye Trio and Fashion Whim Cremesheen Glass.

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Giveaway: Lancome Flash Bronzer for Face

Need to match your face to your (faux) tanned body? This week's giveaway is just what you need: Lancome's Flash Bronzer Oil-Free Tinted Self-Tanning Face Lotion (with vitamin E, a $30 value).

Lancome's transfer-resistant Flash Bronzers (for face, body, and legs) are famous, and this year they reformulated and repackaged the products — new scent, the addition of vitamin E,

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Lipgloss Giveaway!

I still need to give away these Avon Glazewear lipglosses, and I couldn't decide whether to give them away via Twitter, Facebook, or on interact.karlasugar.net

So I went with the combination approach!

There will be 5 prizes total.

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More Winners!

I'm so excited to see folks signing up for the Interact side of the site — and you guys are writing such great reviews!

I picked three more outstanding reviews to win prizes (it wasn't easy picking just three, but I'll pick three more next week):

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Giveaway: Smashbox Halo Yellow Color-Correcting Powder

This week's prize is Smashbox's Halo Yellow Color Correcting Hydrating Powder, a yellow powder designed to tone down facial redness. It's also oil-, talc-, and paraben-free.

Here’s how it works:

  • This giveaway starts today and ends Sunday, June 20, at midnight.
  • You can enter once per day. (If you enter more than once per day, only the first entry
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Great Reviews! (Win Prizes!)

You guys are doing an AWESOME job on the user reviews part of the site.

To recap: Mr. Salt is building out an interactive side to the site. The first component is user reviews (and I am SO enjoying your reviews and pictures!). To reward great work, I'm supplementing the regular blog's weekly giveaways with review giveaways.

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Giveaway: Bobbi Brown Illuminating Bronzer

It's still hot, and I'm still dreaming of a beach vacation, so this week's prize is a Bobbi Brown Illuminating Bronzer in Bahama (value $33; swatched here).

Here’s how it works:

  • This giveaway starts today and ends Sunday, June 13, at midnight.
  • You can enter once per day. (If you enter more than once per day, only the
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Giveaway: Trish McEvoy

This week I'm giving away a Trish McEvoy prize pack ($61 value): her Essential Eye Base in Demure (swatched here), her lipgloss in Irresistible Pink (swatched here), and her velour powder puff.  (The sales associate said: after you've applied your foundation with brush/sponge/fingers, press the clean puff all over for an airbrushed finish. He mentioned Trish's Treatment foundation

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Giveaway: MAC To The Beach

To the Beach releases this week (swatches are here and here because I didn't get all of the enormous collection done in one day).  Fittingly, the weather in Dallas has also gotten quite tropical, so this week, I'm giving away a brand new Bronze Body Oil and Weekend Cream Bronzer.

Here’s how it works:

  • This giveaway starts
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Giveaway and Shopping Tip: Lancome GWP

Lancome, GWP

Macy's just started a fantastic Lancome gift with purchase (if you were saving up an intended purchase for a "really good" GWP, now is the time to spring). Now through June 6th, a $32.50 purchase also gets you:

  • Your choice of two bags (full color or shades of blue)
  • Your choice of anti-aging moisturizer and eye
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Giveaway: Guerlain Meteorites

This week I'm giving away Guerlain's new Meteorites Perles in Harmony 03: Teinte Dore. As we discussed about a month ago, Guerlain's famous "balls" have been reformulated.  The irresistible jars are filled with candy colored pearls; each color is selected to lend a particular benefit (correcting, light diffusing, etc.). The blended powder that your brush picks up will even

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Giveaway and Shopping Tip: Dior GWP

Dior, GWP

I saw this display in Nordstrom this past weekend — I don't know if they're offering the same gift-with-purchase in every location, but I thought I might as well take a picture and share the details.

Basically, the Dior counter doing an event May 13 – 20, from 11 am – 7 pm daily.  Come get a

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