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All facets of beauty should be about smart and educated choices. Beckie and Jamie, a mother-daughter team, are passionate about helping women navigate the Web of beauty and fashion.


Because this isn't your typical beauty blog, in addition to independent and unbiased reviews of products, you will discover weekly health and wellness articles, weekly giveaways, an economic beauty and fashion survival guide, as well as fitness tips from Jamie, a certified personal trainer.


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10 New Magazine Giveaways

Posted By Jamie on Feb 12, 2009 at 4:05AM

Bentley the Beagle, our best in show,  burned the midnight oil and tracked down 10 new magazine giveaways.  For a full list of sweepstakes and giveaways, click here. 

The Contest of the Day goes to G By Guess!   Is love overrated?  Celebrate being single or being out of love with love by entering the  Anti-Valentine Poem Contest.  if you feel so inclined, share with us your Anti-Valentine poem or a Love poem.  For your creativity, you could win a $500 G by GUESS gift card from G By Guess. (Expires February 14, 2009.)


Here is a little Anti-Valentine ditty

You judge and tell me if it's really witty.

It's written by a Renaissance Man, my dad,

who feels life without a Valentine is a pity.


If you have been struck by an arrow from Cupid,

Don't be so naive or utterly stupid.

It's not love.

It's just gas.

Take some Pepto-Bismol,

And it will all pass.


NEW!  Real Simple:  Enter the Choose You Own Escape Sweepstakes for a chance to win $500 to be used by winner towards the escape/vacation of his or her choice.  (Expires June 18, 2009.)

NEW!  Real Simple:  Enter the Smart Solutions Contest for a chance to win two lifestyle experiences from experts who will come to your home with smart new ideas. (Expires February 28, 2009.)

NEW!  Cooking Light:  Enter the Bottle Shock Sweepstakes for a chance to win two roundtrip travel certificates on American Airlines or their Airline Associates in the 48 contiguous United States to the North American destination of your choice. (Expires March 30, 2009.)

NEW!  Lifetime:  Enter the Clean Start Challenge Voter Sweepstakes for a chance to win a $1000.  (Expires February 28, 2009.)

NEW!  Real Simple: Enter the Fun Family Getaway Contest for a chance to win a four-night Bahamian Cruise for four with Disney Cruise Line.  (Exipres  Submit your essay of 300 words or less in English telling us your best travel tip. This contest begins 12:01 A.M. Eastern Time (ET) January 12, 2009 and ends on 11:59 P.M. (ET) on February 15, 2009.

NEW!  Better Homes and Gardens:  Enter the Spring Awakening Prius Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Prius.  (Expires June 1, 2009.)


NEW!  Spa Week:   Spa Week Pay It Forward Sweepstakes (Expires March 15, 2009.)

NEW! Star Magazine:  Enter the Venus Embrace Goddess Giveaway for a year's supply of Venus Embrace Razors and Shave Gel.  (Expires February 15, 2009.)

New! G By Guess:  Anti-Valentine Poem Contest. Enter for a chance to win a $500 G by GUESS gift card. Submit your anti-Valentine's Day poem.
(Expires February 14, 2009.)

NEW!  Rachel Ray:  Enter the Target Gift Card Giveaway for a chance to win one of eight of $100 Target gift cards.  (Expires February 13, 2009.)

You will find a gaggle of beauty blog giveaways here.   Speaking of beauty bloggers, it's So Loverly Emily Tan's birthday today.  Click here if you want to leave here a birthday shoutout.                              

Have you entered to win the diamond studs and TwisTeD Silver earrings from us yet? 

Good luck!  WHEN you win, please let us know.  We would love to celebrate with you.


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