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Giveaway Time!

Wednesday, 4 May, 2011

It’s time for me to have a giveaway…and really, it’s been long overdue!

Remember this beauty? I wrote about her earlier!

Well, I’m having a giveaway of this gorgeous gal! A million thanks to Kim at Overall Beauty for making this possible. Also thanks to Saints of Ruin‘s Ruby Ruin for hatching this bitchin’ bad ass color.


Here’s how you can win this pretty little shade called Glampyre…You can have a total of ten (10) chances to win this color.

1. Follow me on Twitter and re-tweet this: Follow @carinaeletoile on Twitter and RT to win BB Couture’s Saints of Ruin Glampyre (+1 with a maximum of +3 for up to 3 tweets only. If I don’t see it in my timeline, it doesn’t get counted.)

2. Follow me on GFC (if you’re already a follower, you’ve got an entry!) (+3)

3. If you can, be my friend on Yelp! (+1)

4. Leave a creative, funny, yet non-offensive comment on this entry on why you want to win this color. (+1)

5. Add me to your blogroll and blog about this giveaway – please email me and provide a link to your blog to qualify. (+2)

6 Last but not least, this is open to any and all who are over the age of 18.

7. This is an international giveaway! Woo hoo!!!

8. Finally, contest ends on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at 11:59pm PST.

Good luck!

Giveaway – China Glaze Holiday 2010

Monday, 6 December, 2010

Winner put into and has been contacted as of Sat., Dec 11, 2010, 9:18AM if I don’t hear from them by Sunday, Dec 12, 2010, 9:18AM the back-up winner will be contacted. Thanks to all who participated. 🙂

Contest closed as of Wed., December 8, 2010, at 11:59pm PST

Five colors in this beauteous giveaway…in honor of mah daddy. Today is his birthday and I decided to do it in honor of him. He’s an awesome guy who loves to fish, garden and hang out with his family…I think I have the World’s Greatest Dad, even if I don’t really qualify as being the world’s greatest daughter. :p

What five fabulous colors am I giving away?

Why see the picture below!

In case you want to see how any of the 5 colors look, come on over

Here are all 5 ways you can enter – so you can get a possible maximum of FIVE entries!

1) Follow me on Twitter and tweet the following: @carinaeletoile is giving away 5 colors of China Glaze’s Holiday Collection!  Check it out –

2) Comment on this post (make sure I have some way of contacting you).

3) Follow me on Google Friend Connect (to the right of this entry) if you have not done so already.

4) Follow me on Networked Blogs on Facebook (also to the right) if you are not following me yet.

5) Mention me on your blog and put me on your blog roll – I will do the same when you tell me! 😀

If I hit 100 followers on GFC or on Networked Blogs, I’ll be sure to throw in a little extra somethin’ somethin’ for the winner.

Final note: Contest ends on Wed., December 8, 2010, at 11:59pm PST. This giveaway is open to all. I would ship the polishes to the moon if the USPS delivered there.

Good luck and be sure to share this with anyone who may be interested. 🙂

OPI – Burlesque Glitter Givewaway

Monday, 8 November, 2010

Congrats to Jessica v Polish – the winner of this contest.

Keep an eye out because on December 1, I will be having another giveaway – this time for China Glaze’s Holiday Collection.


Winner will be announced on Monday.

It’s my mother’s birthday this Friday…so in honor of her, I decided to stage this giveaway that ends on her birthday.

Why did I choose glitter as the giveaway? Well…my mother and I have this crazy love for anything that glitters and shines. The glitter loving apple doesn’t fall far from the glitter loving tree!

Yes, you are reading correctly.

Yes, I am giving away these 6 awesome OPI Burlesque Glitters. See the prettiness on me in this blog entry.

How do you score a chance at winning them? You have 3 ways to enter, so that means 3 shots at winning!

But before I go on, here are necessary details you must know.

Contest ends on November 12, 2010, at 11:59PM (23:59) PST. Any entries time stamped after that will not be considered.

Now, how do you enter, you ask…

1) Follow this blog on Google Friend Connect to the right of this entry.

2) Follow me on Twitter: carinaeletoile then Tweet the following: @carinaeletoile is giving away the glitters from OPI’s Burlesque collection – enter for a chance to win!

3) Reply to this entry with your name – please make sure you have an email address attached to your name when you post a reply.

4) BONUS ENTRY! If you’re a member of Yelp, add me as a friend –

Final notes:

If I reach over 100 followers on my blog and over 100 followers on Twitter, I’ll be tossing in an extra something something along with the prize. You never know what it will be, but I guarantee you you will be surprised in a good way. Not a scary way. I promise! *pinkie swear*

This contest is open internationally as well as domestically.

Good luck and let’s hope I reach 100+