Win a $25 Walmart GC from COVERGIRL #GirlsCan

Disclosure – I received product samples and a Walmart gift card to facilitate this review. The gift cards, product, and information are provided by COVERGIRL, however all thoughts and opinions are my own.


I feel like I have skimpy, thin eyelashes so mascara is the one thing I never leave home without using. I’m a huge fan of all the COVERGIRL mascaras and I was thrilled to receive this COVERGIRL Professional All-In-One Mascara in ‘very black’ to try. It’s a 3-in-1 mascara that promises to deliver volume, length and definition. Volume and length are both a problem for me and I loved how this mascara made them appear both plumper and longer. I would definitely keep using this COVERGIRL Professional All-In-One Mascara.


I think it’s fabulous that COVERGIRL also supports empowering girls and women. They have a wonderful #GirlsCan campaign to help girls succeed and “turn can’t into can”. In fact, COVERGIRL is donating $50,000 to Dress For Success, an international non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged women find jobs by providing professional attire, support and career development tools.


I’m super excited to be able to giveaway a $25 Walmart gift card so one lucky reader can pick out their own favorite COVERGIRL products. To enter to win just do any or all of the things listed in the Rafflecopter widget below. This giveaway will end at midnight on Saturday, November 22nd.

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Get Flawless Results With Airbrush Makeup

Airbrushing Makeup

I have a mild case of Rosacea on my cheeks and I go to great lengths to cover it up with makeup. I use a green moisturizer as the first layer, then use a primer on top of that and finish with a powder mineral makeup. This works for me for the most part, but it wears off rather easily during the day and takes quite a few steps to apply.

My dermatologist has told me that I can expect the Rosacea to get worse as I get older and that medications don’t really help. On the other hand, I can get laser treatments to remove the red spots, but he tells me that I’ll have to get them repeatedly as the spots reappear.

I believe that I’ve found an easier alternative though and could get better results by airbrushing makeup on instead of my usual three step process. An airbrush makeup system starts at around $150, but it provides flawless coverage and can cover up Rosacea, acne, and other skin imperfections.

An airbrushing makeup system provides sheer, buildable coverage and its virtually weightless so you can apply a little, or a lot where needed. It also goes on very fast so you can get picture perfect skin in less time than it takes to apply regular makeup.

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Hot Valentine’s Day Deal at Eyes.Lips.Face!

Eyes.Lips.Face is one of my favorite places to buy makeup and beauty supplies because they have terrific prices (starting at just $1) on great quality products!  Today only you can get free shipping on any order of $14 or more when you use promo code FSLOVE.

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Do It Yourself Make Up

There are a few things in life that most women cannot go without. Yes, men of the world, only a few things. Aside from the reckless splurging on the 75% off Coach clutch or the home décor that is on major sale and completely necessary to pull the room together, women spend on their appearance, especially make up. The problem though is that, unlike the handbags and curtains, make up and beauty products rarely go on sale. What’s a girl to do? A girlfriend recently introduced me to a brilliant (and economical) plan – make your own!

Now I know what women think when they see a DIY (do it yourself); it looks like a great money saving idea, but we don’t like putting the effort forth to go out and buy the materials and make it. But the good thing about DIY make up and other beauty products is that most women have the necessary materials in their homes. If not, the ingredients are no farther away than a short trip to a drug store.

I have found a few websites that give recipes for home beauty products including DIY body scrub, perfume, shave oil, and facial masks, as well as lip/cheek color, eyeliner, and even bronzer! What I love about all of these home concoctions is that they isolate the necessary materials to make the beauty product, but leave out all the unnatural preservatives. So with these products, you will know exactly what’s going on your body, and you’ll be making both a healthy and inexpensive choice.

Now trust me when I say that these are easy to do. Nothing took me more than 15 minutes to make; some were even as simple as buying one natural oil and putting it on. As far as money goes, you could buy a bottle of activated charcoal for DIY eyeliner for $5 and that would make enough eyeliner to last nearly two years. But, as I said before, the majority of the ingredients are basic items found in any kitchen.

So ladies, go out and explore the possibilities of DIY beauty products. The best way to find these websites is a simple Google search. Check out “How to make your own beauty products from scratch”. That will give some general products, but the more specific your search is, the more specific your results will be. Make sure to experiment and share with others – that’s the beauty of it all.


All Jane Cosmetics Just $2.97 on Haute Look

Have you signed up for a free Haute Look account yet?  You can get amazing deals of 50% to 75% off on designer brands, and through tomorrow morning at 8 am PST you can grab all kinds of fabulous Jane cosmetics for just $2.97 each!  Of course there are lots of other hot deals going on right now too that you should check out.

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Eyes.Lips.Face Holiday Box Sets 50% Off

I’m a huge fan of Eyes.Lips.Face because they have great quality makeup and makeup tools for fabulous prices that start as low as $1 so I’m excited to tell you about their current offer!  You can take 50% off all of their Silver Box Sets when you buy at least $13.50 worth of other items and use promo code GIFTS50.  Regular prices on the boxed sets start as low as $3 before 50% discounts so I just grabbed several of them for myself and for holiday gifts.

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e.l.f. 85 Piece Makeup Palette Just $15!

Through July 31st you can get e.l.f.’s 85 Piece Birthday Palette, a $40 value, for only $15!  I love e.l.f. because they have award winning makeup at fabulous prices (they actually have stuff starting at $1)!  Hurry on over if you’d like to grab this excellent deal because quantities are limited and they’ll likely run out before the end date.

Complete the Look Palette includes:

  • 60 Eyeshadow Colors
  • 20 Lip Colors
  • 3 Blushes
  • 2 Bronzers

60% Off at Eyes Lips Face Ends at 7am Tomorrow!

e.l.f. sells award winning makeup at fabulous prices (lots of great stuff starting at $1) and they’ve just extended their biggest sale of the year for 12 more hours!  Take a whopping 60% off any order over $25 when you use promo code BEST through 7 a.m. PST on July 6th.


Free Mini Makeup Collection from Eyes Lips Face


Just in time for Valentine’s Day Eyes Lips Face has come out with their awesome mini makeup collection in a new red case.  It includes 27 pieces and is FREE with any purchase, just use code REDFREE when checking out.  Eyes Lips Face has terrific products with prices starting as low as $1, so you could easily get this makeup collection (valued at $80), plus another item, for well under $10 with shipping.  My husband got me this collection in a black case for Christmas and I love it!


Up to 75% Off at Eyes Lips Face


Eyes Lips Face is celebrating the unveiling of their new website with their “Site for Sore Eyes” promotion.  Visit their new site and look for the concealed icon (shown above) to learn which products will be 75% off when you find them.  I LOVE their products and you really can’t beat their regular prices!  So see the new e.l.f. makeover if you’d like to get 75% off on a makeover for yourself!


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