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Remember when I said I was collecting up some nice things for a birthday giveaway? Well, I’m now officially another year older so here it is: The Great Birthday Giveaway 2012.
I am not exaggerating when I say that this afternoon I looked at the g
oodies, and thought about stealing them all and running away (although technically I don’t think it’s stealing if you have actually bought the things yourself?). Instead I was strong and took a little picture and packed them away in their fun stripey bag.
Without further ado, here’s the swag:
In no particular order, it includes:
- Sally Hansen nail polish strips in Raise A Glass
- e.l.f. studio blush in Tickled Pink
- a packet of Rainbow Nerds
- O.P.I. Avojuice handcream in Mango
- lovely pink berry scented candle
- Maybelline Shine Sensational lipgloss in Freshly Sliced
- 12 silicon cupcake baking cups (I
have these exact ones)
- Australis Lash Length Extensions Mascara
- Natio Advanced Lifting and Firming Serum
- “Make Cleansing Pad” which is essentially a little face exfoliator/massager
That, my friends, is over $100 worth of prize goodness. I like to think there’s a little bit of something for everyone in that prize too. I’ve chosen these things because they are things I have used or currently own, and like. Particular faves are the handcream, the silicon baking cups, and the cleansing pad.
Of course, there have to be Rules. The rules here are simple: leave a comment below with a suggestion for a product we could review, or a place we could visit, or something else we could write about here at PPP that would float your boat, and you get an entry.
The contest is open to everyone (including any international chums). You can enter multiple times (as long as you make different suggestions each time). I will be quality-controlling for stupid or redundant suggestions e.g. “you should go to the moon and eat a cupcake LOLZ!!!1!!!!11!!” will not be counted. Although I would love to go to the moon and eat some red
velvet deliciousness, I cannot.
The contest will close on 31 May 2012 at which time I will use a random number generator courtesy of the internet to choose a winner. All outcomes are final and we won’t enter into correspondence blah blah etc.
Yay! Get suggesting below!
Remember how we gave away some Sunlight last October?
New Zealanders are once again being urged to ‘Pink Your Sink’ and help raise funds for breast cancer research with Sunlight Pink Grapefruit Dishwashing Liquid.
With one in nine women in New Zealand being diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, Sunlight is thrilled to be a Pink Ribbon Gold Partner of the New Zealand. Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF). Proceeds from every purchase of Sunlight Pink Grapefruit Dishwashing Liquid will go towards raising $40,000 to assist with breast cancer research.
NZBCF is the country’s leading organisation for breast cancer research and education with support for the Foundation vital.
Sunlight Pink Grapefruit Dishwashing Liquid has a gorgeous fresh and lingering citrus fragrance, getting your dishes squeaky clean at an affordable price. Great news for Sunlight lovers is that now you’ll see your favourite dishwashing liquid in a new larger 750ml value bottle.
So what are you waiting for? Pull on your rubber gloves and ‘Pink Your Sink’ with Sunlight Pink Grapefruit Dishwashing Liquid today – washing up has never been for a better cause.
Sunlight is proudly made in New Zealand and is
available in supermarkets nationwide, priced around $2.99 for 500ml and $3.59 for the 750ml bottle.
This year, we’ve got three prize packs to give away, with each prize consisting of :
- 3 x 500ml Sunlight Pink Grapefruit Dishwashing Liquid
- 3 x 750ml Sunlight Pink Grapefruit Dishwashing Liquid
- 3 x tea towels.
Prize value: $65.00RRP
The prize pack has been designed so the winner can share their prize with two of friends, enabling them all to enjoy the product and do their bit to support the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. So, you wanna win? All you gotta do is leave us a comment before October 15 and tell us what you most like to do in the sunlight. We’ll draw winners at random. Hurray!
Let me make up for radio silence on my part by offering up a chance to win some lovely prizes, thanks to the always-generous Linden Leaves. We’ve got gift sets of the Aromatherapy Synergy range up for grabs:
Four unique fragrances compile the Aromatherapy Synergy range using natural blends and each with their own characteristics:Memories – a blend of rose, geranium and ylang ylang; in love again- a sensual blend of neroli, vanilla and sandalwood, pick me up – a rejuvenating blend of mandarin, petitgrain, rosemary and lavender and absolute dreams – a mellow blend of lavender, sandalwood, cedarwood and orange.Each set contains a body lotion which is easily absorbed and formulated with sweet almond oil for pure hydration, and keeps skin feeling soft and nourished. A gentle vegetable soap enriched with certified organic rosehip and avocado oils, each variant has its own unique scented blends and is packaged in a beautifully artworked soap box.
Okay, so you know how we totally dug on the Nature’s Essence Body Scrub? Well, thanks to the lovely Karen, now you can get your hands on some and give it a go yourself! We have six, count ‘em, SIX full-size scrubs to give away, so you and your shower will be smelling divine pretty soon. In order to win, all you gotta do is leave us a comment telling us what’s rough in your life right now that you would like to metaphorically scrub away. Entries close on Friday 18, and we’ll draw six winners at random. Get to it!
(And if you’re not lucky enough to win, you can of course buy some for yourself at Farmer’s or online at Gracie Lou. )
We’ve written about the lovely Sue Tyler and her gorgeous jewellery before, but with Christmas coming up, we thought it might be a good idea to talk about her again. In fact, it’s really excellent timing because all this week she’s offering items at super special prices, and to celebrate, we’ve got one of
her gorgeous sugar skull necklaces to give away!
To make this a happy holiday for everyone, if you want to win it, we’ll make it real simple. Just leave us a comment before December 15 telling us what you’d like to see more of on PPP next year, and we’ll draw the winner that day so you’ll get your skull in time for Xmas.
I have this Pretty Makeup Compact to give away to one of our beloved readers. (It costs about $17 on strawberrynet.com). It includes:
- 2x Powder Compact
- 2x Blush
- 20x Eyeshadow
- 5x Lip Color
- 3x Applicator
Thanks to the lovely Thigh Voltage, we have a double pass to give away to Civil Offence Roller Derby which is happening this Saturday from 6pm at the TSB Arena. We’ll draw it Friday morning so that in case you don’t win, you’ll still have plenty of time to get your tickets before the event.
In order to win, just leave us a comment telling us what you’ll wear to the event. You’ve seen our suggestions, now we wanna see yours! Leopardskin for Smash Malice? Or pink & red for Brutal Pageant?
(Also, holy crap, what am I going to wear? I feel I have set the bar very very high…)
Remember my review of the amazing, hair removing spring called Super Stick? Well, the trademe seller I bought it off sent me a second one to give away to you guys! Thanks Lin-2006!!!(I recommend lin-2006 as a trademe seller btw, they were really nice and fast.)
So anyway, to win one of these Super Sticks just leave a comment on this post telling me who your favourite mustachioed character is.
I will draw the winner on 10th October.
Entries from NZ only please (I can’t afford overseas shipping).
Shuella presents the shoe-umbrella. RRP: $US49.95 + free international shipping. 4 colours to choose from.
This quote from flossie.com:
More often than not, a gorgeous pair of heels or boots were not designed for walking in puddles, or running through a downpour. That’s why American, Rebecca Miller invented the Shuella. A plastic over-bootie, that does up with Velcro and keeps your shoes (including high heels) safe from splashes. Available in bright statement colours (buttercup yellow, pink, green) or the more subtle black, the Shuella eliminates the need for a second pair of more practical shoes, and folds up into your carry bag and slips into your bag when you reach your destination.
You can win a pair of your very own by leaving a comment at the bottom of flossies’ post.
As you may have heard, we’re having a bit of a party next Saturday, and so the lovely Lou sent us some Linden Leaves products to help us celebrate. Not one set, or two, oh no. We have TEN full sets each valued at $31 to give away at our party. Except that I decided that’s not really all that fair, since not all of our readers are in Wellington, so we’re going to give five packs away to people who can’t make it to the party, and we’ll give the other five packs away on the night.
Natural cleansing and hydration in a smartly boxed set. Ideal for on-board travel or as a starter, this kit contains three 20 ml bottles of herbalist cream cleanser, toning reviver and daily facial moisture, neatly boxed together with two spatulas.
Admittedly, one of the packs has been broken into so that I could provide a proper review. In fact, took it up to Tauranga with me because it’s totally perfect for travel – just a little bit bigger than a tampon case, you can just throw it into your suitcase and not have to worry if you forgot your cleanser or your moisturiser. The creme cleanser is really soft and gentle, definitely the kind of thing you could use every day. The moisturiser is quite light, with a delicate scent. I need to be responsible and point out here that it doesn’t have an SPF in it, so you would need to either only use this at night (which is the optimum time for cleansing away your day anyway) or wear it with additional sunscreen. I have never been much for using toner, but tonight I was taking a bath, so I had the great idea of cleansing before the bath, and since i knew I’d come out feeling a little greasy again from the steam, toning afterwards. It worked great, and my skin is now feeling taut and smooth and soft. That’s how we like it.
So, if you want to win, and you live outside Wellington, leave us a comment telling us what we should do at our party. What fun game or activity do you think we’ve failed to consider? And if you want to win and you live in Wellington, as well as party game suggestion, we need to hear your excuse as to why you can’t make it. Entries should be in by 5pm Saturday April 18. And if you ARE coming to the party, we’ll see you then!