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Hissyfit Giveaway

hissyfit Hissyfit GiveawayNot much makes me happier than giving away my favorite beauty products. So without further ado, I present another Spoiled Pretty giveaway!

This week, I’m partnering with Hissyfit, an Australian line that straddles makeup and skincare. The products deliver 3-in-1 treatment benefits in the form of powerful anti-aging, advanced sun protection and luxurious formulations that wear comfortably and smell divine!

Two lucky readers will win:

Lip Service Anti-Aging Lip Balm: This feather-light lip balm with SPF 50+ broad spectrum protection is the perfect skincare and cosmetic product in one. Wear it alone for gorgeous, glossy, natural lips. Or layer over your favorite lipstick for a soft, supple kissable finish.

Body Double Anti-Aging Body Moisturizer: This advanced natural body lotion provides intense hydration, beautiful fragrance (think a delicate blend of vanilla, almond, orange and grapefruit) and SPF 30+ broad spectrum UVA/UVB sun protection.

To enter the giveaway, send an email to spoiledprettycontests@gmail.com. Be sure to include your full name and mailing address. The subject line should read “Hissyfit Giveaway.” The contest ends at midnight (EST) on Tuesday, August 11th. Two winners will be chosen at random from among the entrants. On Wednesday, August 12th, I’ll announce the winners’ names. Please, only one entry per person; duplicate entries will not increase your chances of winning. Contest is open to U.S. residents.

Good luck!

MAC Baby Bloom

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BECOME A FORCE OF NATURE…Introducing MAC Baby Bloom, the newest and simplest way to combat hot and cold extremes, air-conditioning and outrageous heat. Shift your look to the sunny side of the street but keep face and lips soft, lightly-tinted, everyday sun-safe! Choose from five neutral SPF 15 shades of new Studio Moisture Tint, and five soft-as-air shades of new Suntints SPF 20 Liquid Lip Balm.

Mac+Baby+Bloom+Product+Shot MAC Baby Bloom

Studio Moisture Tint SPF 15, $29.50
Light: Soft pale beige
Medium: Warm beige
Medium Dark: Caramel beige
Dark: Deep caramel
Deep Dark: Rich golden bronze

Suntints SPF 20 Liquid Lip Balm, $14.50
Just A Smidge: Soft, pastel yellow with multi-colored pearl
Lilt of Lily: Soft, creamy pale pink
Pink Tinge: Clean bright yellow-pink with gold pearl
Full of Grace: Soft, sheer rose
Moist Plum: Light lilac with very fine pearl

Available now at all MAC locations and maccosmetics.com.

Serena Wins Wimbledon and Announces New Beauty Line

serena+williams+photo Serena Wins Wimbledon and Announces New Beauty LineOver the weekend, not only did Serena Williams beat her older sister and two-time defending champion Venus Williams to take the Wimbledon women’s tennis title in London, but she also announced the news of her very own beauty line with Mission Skincare.

On July 23rd and 24th, Serena Williams, a Mission Skincare co-founder, will appear on HSN to launch her luxe new skincare line called Mission Skincare Active-Beauty Line: Featuring Serena Williams. The products are engineered to offer proven solutions for the demanding active lifestyle of today’s woman.

The signature hero product is the Oxygen-Active Daily Facial Cleanser ($39.99), engineered with a unique, self-foaming oxygenating technology that cleans impurities, removes makeup, nourishes and renews skin in only 90 seconds. Antioxidant properties help fight free-radical damage and environmental aggressors. The result: skin that appears younger and healthier looking.

The line also includes the following all-star products:

Mission+Skincare+Sugar+Body+Scrub Serena Wins Wimbledon and Announces New Beauty LineSugar Body Scrub ($29.99): Honey Sugar – Refined sugar granules suspended in a moisturizing gel that gently exfoliates the body, leaving the skin smooth, hydrated and healthy.

Restorative Body Butter ($29.99): Honey Sugar – A rich blend of natural extracts and moisturizing agents formulated to deliver superior nourishment and emollients to the skin to protect and hydrate.

Lip Balmer SPF 15 ($3.99): Pomegranate – Who better to design the perfect lip balm than professional athletes who battle heat, sun, sweat and freezing temperatures all in a day’s work? Introducing a long-lasting lip balm in Serena’s favorite flavor – pomegranate. Featuring broad-spectrum SPF 15 sun protection and moisturizing cocoa butter and soybean oil to hydrate and nourish lips. Added bonus – the formula is preservative and paraben-free.

Lip Balmer SPF 15 ($3.99): Pink Lemonade – Formulated to nourish, protect and deliver long-lasting hydration, this refreshing Pink Lemonade lip balm is clinically proven to lock in moisture for up to 8 hours, while providing powerful SPF 15 sun protection.

The products also highlight Mission Skincare’s unique M-10 formula, loaded with a variety of ten vitamins and antioxidants that meet the needs of active women worldwide.

Stranded On A Deserted Island: Make Sure To Have A Hissyfit

hissyfit Stranded On A Deserted Island: Make Sure To Have A HissyfitAs a beauty aficionado, I get asked a plethora of product-related questions. The most common query being which products I’d want with me if a three-hour tour turned into an episode of Lost. As my beauty faves change, so do my ‘stranded on a deserted island’ picks. Well, now I’m adding Hissyfit to the list.

Hissyfit is a new range from Australia that straddles makeup and skincare. The line delivers 3-in-1 treatment benefits in the form of powerful anti-aging, advanced sun protection and luxurious formulations that wear comfortably and smell divine!

Products include:

Saving Face Anti-Aging Foundation: This natural anti-aging foundation provides flawless foundation coverage with a SPF 50+, broad spectrum protection from the sun’s damaging UVA/UVB rays. Water-resistant, Saving Face is perfect for protecting skin after exfoliation, dermabrasion or chemical peels.

Body Double Anti-Aging Body Moisturizer: This advanced natural body lotion provides intense hydration, beautiful fragrance (think a delicate blend of vanilla, almond, orange and grapefruit) and SPF 30+ broad spectrum UVA/UVB sun protection.

Handy Work Anti-Aging Hand Cream: This luxuriously moisturizing anti-aging hand cream offers SPF 30+ UVA/UVB protection, and smells of orange and mint.

Lip Service Anti-Aging Lip Balm: This feather-light lip balm with SPF 50+ broad spectrum protection is the perfect skincare and cosmetic product in one. Wear it alone for gorgeous, glossy, natural lips. Or layer over your favorite lipstick for a soft, supple kissable finish.

I’m particularly impressed by how delightful and un-sunscreeny these skin savers smell. And the Saving Face Foundation gets major props for its wide range of shades. Brown skinned beauties, rejoice!

Hissyfit is sold at dermstore.com and hissyfit.com.

Recessionista’s Fabuless Pick of the Week: eos Lip Balm Smooth Spheres

eos+lip+balm+smooth+sphere Recessionistas Fabuless Pick of the Week: eos Lip Balm Smooth Spheres

If the thought of sticking your bacteria-laden fingers in a pot of lip balm/gloss doesn’t appeal to you, I have an excellent (and economical) solution.

ed+westwick+eos+lip+balm+smooth+sphere Recessionistas Fabuless Pick of the Week: eos Lip Balm Smooth SpheresNew Lip Balm Smooth Spheres from eos have this cool, ergonomic packaging that bridges the gap between high-end lip balms and chapsticks. And the USDA certified organic formula is enriched with hydrating ingredients (Vitamin A, shea butter, and jojoba oil). Available in three delish flavors (Summer Fruit is my fave…and it’s pink, natch), these balms will only set you back a couple of bucks.

I love ‘em. Chuck Bass loves ‘em. You (and your wallet) are gonna love ‘em too!

Lip Balm Smooth Spheres are now available at evolutionofsmooth, drugstore.com and will soon be available at Walgreens (July), Rite Aid (July), SpaceNK (August) and Duane Reed (August).

Bacon Flavored Lip Balm

bacon+lip+balm Bacon Flavored Lip BalmMy girl Beth tipped me off to the looniest lip balm I’ve seen in probably forever – J&D’s Bacon Flavored Lip Balm. For just $3.99, you can moisturize you lips and make yourself taste like bacon!

“A great stocking stuffer, J&D’s Bacon Flavored Lip Balm will keep your lips from chapping while constantly reminding you why bacon is the king of meats.”

Buy a 12-pack of the lip balm for $24.99, and give the “gift of bacon flavored kisses” to “friends, lovers or anything in between.”

The product has skyrocketed to fame, since being featured on last Friday’s episode of Oprah. Pretty ironic, considering the Swine Flu going around. No?

Sara Happ Lip Slip: Kiss Dull, Chapped Lips Goodbye

sara+happ+lip+slip Sara Happ Lip Slip: Kiss Dull, Chapped Lips Goodbye
When it comes to beauty products, I’m like a general practitioner. But if I had to declare a specialty, it would definitely be lip products. So when I tell you that Sara Happ’s new Lip Slip is the balm, you know you’re hearing sage advice.

sara+happ+lip+slip2 Sara Happ Lip Slip: Kiss Dull, Chapped Lips GoodbyeWhat is so amazing about Lip Slip is its pudding-like texture; it is unlike any other balm that I’ve ever tried. It’s hella hydrating and imparts the most luxurious looking shine you’ve ever seen.

Lip Slip slips on, melting onto your mouth and moisturizing with Sweet Almond, Jojoba and Macadamia nut oils. But what really gives it valedictorian status is the rich sheen it leaves on the lips. It’s so much sexier than full-on gloss because it looks so effortless, yet so polished.

There is no doubt in my makeup-obsessed mind that Sara Happ’s Lip Slip is destined to be a cult classic, just like her Lip Scrub.

Even If You’re Broke, You Can Afford This Fab Beauty Find

NYC+Lips+Slider+in+Sugar+Kiss Even If Youre Broke, You Can Afford This Fab Beauty FindYou’re broke. You’re dying to pamper yourself – but every day, your purse strings get a tad bit tighter. You want to look like a million bucks, but that’s almost how much you owe the credit card companies. And let’s not even talk about your student loans…good grief!

Fret not. You’ve come to the right place. I’ve got a product that you’re going to love – not only because it’s totally worth the money, but because it hardly costs any money at all! I’m talking about Lip Sliders Tinted Lip Balm by N.Y.C.

Available in six shades, this emollient balm delivers a sheer pop of color with an intense gloss finish (somewhat wet-looking, which is totally hot IMO). The hydrating and conditioning formula contains rich botanical oils and vitamins, which soften and repair. Plus, the subtly sweet flavor and fragrance is a yummy treat.

The best part is you can pucker up with N.Y.C. for only $2.99. After trying it, I couldn’t believe it either. I would gladly pay twice as much for this balm, thought I appreciate that the folks at N.Y.C. are thinking about my financial well-being. Lip Sliders Tinted Lip Balm would be a great item for The Price Is Right. It’s such a wonderful product that no one would guess that it costs less than $3.

NYC+Lip+Sliders Even If Youre Broke, You Can Afford This Fab Beauty Find

As a brown girl, I’m partial to the brighter shades – particularly Sugar Baby, a sheer red.

N.Y.C. Lip Sliders Tinted Lip Balm is sold at drugstores and mass market retailers nationwide.

Nivea Lip Care Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Amy Leach, winner of Spoiled Pretty’s Nivea Lip Care Giveaway!

nivea a kiss of shine Nivea Lip Care Giveaway WinnerAmy will receive: A Kiss of Moisture Essential Lip Care, A Kiss of Moisture Hydrating Lip Care SPF 4, A Kiss of Flavor (Cherry Tinted Lip Care & Passion Fruit Tinted Lip Care), Kiss of Shimmer Pearly Shimmer Lip Care, A Kiss of Shine (Natural Glossy Lip Care, Red Glossy Lip Care, Pink Glossy Lip Care), A Kiss of Protection Sun Protection Lip Care SPF 30, A Kiss of Rejuvenation Q10+ Anti-Aging Lip Care SPF 4 and A Kiss of Relief SOS Lip Care.

Many thanks to Nivea for generously sponsoring the contest…and to all of you who participated.

Check back (very) soon for Spoiled Pretty’s next giveaway!

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