Friday, November 16, 2012

Headbands, lipstick and more neutral daytime makeup (Revlon Giveaway!)

Ever since I started getting into Gossip Girl years ago when it first started (it's about time they put that poor show out of its misery) headbands became one of my go-to items.

I'm not one to fuss with or spend a lot of time on my hair, and I found that when my hair just wasn't cooperating - whether my roots needed touching up or it was looking flat - a headband always came to my rescue. Now, you can do the Season 1 Blair Waldorf thing and opt for bold and bedazzled pieces but I tend to always gravitate towards black textured headbands. My favourite places to get them are Forever21, ASOS and JCrew

Why black? Black blends in with my dark hair yet a with cool texture like sequins, leather, croc embossed, etc. 

Here's the natural look I wore with the help of a gorgeous new lipstick by Revlon (in their Super Lustrous line) called Pink Pearl. It's a brown/pink neutral lip colour with a hint of a pearly sheen and it glides on effortlessly.


This is the type of look that I wear almost daily for work. I work in an office environment so I can't exactly stroll in there with a neon coral lip no matter how tempting that may be sometimes haha.

On to the most important thing -

I have 10 of these stunning lipsticks to give away! So, as always, comment on this post with your e-mail address of Twitter handle in order to enter in the draw. Winners will be announced by the beginning of December :)

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82 comments:

  1. Lovely post and giveaway!

    Thanks, Lisa

    @LittleMama71

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  2. Would love to win
    Jmoorhead29@hotmail.com
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  3. Lovely look!
    Seonaidrogers@yahoo.com
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    S xx

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  4. Awesome!:). Tillyball@hotmail.co.UK

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  5. I've worn headbands since I was little and I still love them. They're great for 'ick' hair days.

    bailey @ iknowallthewords . com
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  6. You look pretty! Twitter: @nuraankariem

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  7. I love your collabs with Revlon xx
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  8. You look lovely!

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  9. Simple and lovely, I like it!

    nrosario23@yahoo.com

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  10. gossip girl turned me onto headbands too
    thanks for the giveaway
    madeleine.7@hotmail.co.uk
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  11. Lovely FOTD! :)
    Amber
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  12. lipstick lover is here!

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    kisses!

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  13. such a pretty color (aleksandra.srejic@gmail.com)

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  14. Aww; headhands really suit you, Sandra!

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  15. Love this look! :)
    Lynsay
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  16. Cute video :) x

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  17. gorgeous as always!! xxx
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  18. abbieradford1996@gmail.com

    @AbbieRadford

    Amazing giveaway! xx

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  19. abbieradford1996@gmail.com

    @AbbieRadford

    Amazing giveaway! xx

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  20. Love the nude lipstick!
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  21. Love the lipstick!

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  22. twitter: @alma_xoxo
    email: almaaune@hotmail.com

    thanks for the giveaway!

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  23. Thank you for the giveaway! :)
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  24. Would always love a new lipstick!
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  25. Neutral is always refreshingly chic!
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  26. Ahojky.. Pěkný blog:) Zvu tě k sobě na blog na giveaway o výrobky značky Sephora:)
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  27. I would love to win this!!
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  28. Love the lipstick shade!
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  29. love the lipstick! melissaburdier579@hotmail.com

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  30. Love these kinda give aways
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  31. Me Me!
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  32. Yeah! another giveaway.
    Thank you so much.
    Love the shade of the lipstick.
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  33. You can totally pull off headbands. Great look :)

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  34. Really nice and pretty simple look for everyday! :)
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  35. forever jealous of the gossip girl style and clothes, lovely giveaway :)

    megan.wsburrows@gmail.com

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  36. You look really lovely w/ your hair like that! :) love the curls and headband!
    The makeup look flawless for work, in my opinion.
    Thx for the giveaway :)

    my twitter: @BeingRaquel

    xx Raquel :)

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  37. Love your blog! Great giveaway! apietrantonio4@gmail.com

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  38. nice!
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  39. I love the look! It's also really awesome that you liked the early GG. Such a shame it all went downhill since season 3.

    x

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  40. same for me - I started getting into headbands ever since I watched the first couple of episodes of "gossip girl".
    it used to be an amazing show (some rather boring or illogical stories here and there..) but I'm quite dissatisfied with the new season.

    thanks for this amazing giveaway! I'd love to win one of those lipsticks!

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  41. thanks for the giveaway!

    calbi@hotmail.com
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  42. awwww. so lovely

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  43. Wow, that lipstick is super flattering and versatile and the headband looks great! Thanks for the giveaway :)

    -Jen (jennifer.monforton@gmail.com)

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  44. What a great shade! Thanks for hosting this giveaway :)
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  45. Brusselslifebeauty@gmail.com

    Thx for this givaway!

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  46. such a nice lipstick shade!
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  47. Would love to win that lipstick, it looks like the perfect neutral colour. twitter stylestyle78

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  48. great post
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  49. That shade is gorgeous! Always excited to see a new post or video from you.

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  50. Thank you! :)
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  51. stunning! would love to win as revlon lippies are my favs. xx. gigi. food and beauty blogger @ www.gigikkitchen.blogspot.com twitter: @gigikskitchen

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  52. Love the headband! And that shade of lipstick is so pretty too :)

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  53. Such a pretty shade!!
    rebeccabrennan90@yahoo.com
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  54. Pretty headband and I'd love to try that lipstick!
    @MrsLisaP

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  55. Would love to win that lipstick! Thanks
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  56. lovely headband and would love to get that lipstick!
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  57. I love Revlon lip products!! @sherbear400

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  58. I love how headbands look but they always give me a headache :(

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  59. I like headbands but don't like the headaches that sometimes comes with wearing them.
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  60. Gorgeous and chick lipstick! I would love to win!
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  61. Headbands are my go-to hair fix too... Luckily for me I have a friend who designs super cute, feminine ones. And I always love trying new lipsticks.
    Twitter: @meagan_mcinroy

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  62. Wow, you look so adorable in this video! Love it.
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  63. Wow that was a beautiful look and it was so quick and easy!
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  64. I wish I could wear more headbands but they give me such bad headaches :( But they look cute on you :)

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    @Jaclyn48

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  65. I wish I could wear more headbands, but they give me such bad headaches. But you look so cute in them.

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    @Jaclyn48

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  66. generous giveaway! would love to win. I love Revlon at the moment!

    twitter is @CSIbeautyblog

    Thanks x

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  67. I love your beauty reviews!
    Chic lipsticks

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  68. Ahahaha, I feel like the people on Gossip girl aren't even trying anymore..
    :) Lovely lipstick nonetheless
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  69. I love headbands but I think they make me look like a teenager!
    @Macbeth23
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  73. You look really nice!

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