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Closed! GIVEAWAY | Make Up For Ever HD BLUSHER 2014 | Second Skin Cream Blush

rsz_hd_blush_wallpaper I know it’s been a while since I posted, tut tut! I thought I’d let you all know I’m back to daily posting :) If you frequent my blog you know I’m a die hard fan of Make Up For Ever products. I get all excited when I hear about their product launches. Next to arrive on our shores is the new HD Blusher, Second Skin Cream Blush. I have heard great reviews from those of you in the US who already has access to them so I can’t wait to try them. (Giveaway below)…rsz_1hd_blush_orange_file_00012209 What is it? It’s essentially a cream blush with HD technology that melts onto the skin. It gives a natural flush of colour. I find cream blushes can sometimes be a bit gaudy on my skintone so the ‘natural flush’ grabbed my attention. It’s said to be better than cream and powder blush because of its second skin finish. This means you can’t see the texture of the product on the skin, the blush looks like its your own, no trace of makeup. Usually cream products need to be applied before powder but this one can be used under or over powder. Another pro is that its completely lightweight. It doesn’t interfere with the makeup beneath it and is said to hide imperfections whilst lasting all day on the skin. It’s suitable for all skin types, oily skinned girls rejoice! rsz_official_hd_blush_-_powder_2014_black_image Application These blushes are applied with a brush, HD sponge or fingertips depending on the look you’re going for. Shades There are 16 wide and universal shades to suit all skin tones. Available in 4 levels of skin gradation as well as cool shades and warm shade tones.

  1. Light Skin (2xx)
  2. Medium (2xx)
  3. Tan (4xx)
  4. Deep (5xx)

The shades:

  • # 220 – Pink Sand (-Cool Shade / Light Skin).
  • # 210 – Cool Pink – (Cool Shade/ Light Skin).
  • # 215 – Flamingo Pink – (Warm Shade/Light Skin).
  • # 225 – Peachy Pink – (Warm Shade/Light Skin).
  • # 315 – Peachy Beige – (Warm Shade/Medium Skin).
  • # 410 – Coral – (Cool Shade/Tan Skin).
  • # 515 – Tangerine – (Warm Shade/Deep Skin).
  • # 415 – Light Rust – (Warm Shade/Tan Skin).
  • # 335 – Fawn (Warm Shade/Medium Skin).
  • # 425 – Brown Copper – (Warm Shade/Tan Skin).
  • # 420 – Indian Rosewood – (Cool Shade/Tan Skin).
  • # 310 – Rosewood – (Cool Shade/Medium Skin).
  • # 320 – English Rose – (Cool Shade/Medium Skin).
  • # 330 – Rosy Plum – (Cool Shade/Medium Skin).
  • # 510 – Raspberry – (Cool Shade/Deep Skin).
  • # 520 – Blackcurrant – (Cool Shade/Deep Skin)

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They will cost €27 a piece and arrive in Ireland in two weeks time! I’ll be back with a full review, tutorial and pics of how it looks on when they are released. In the meantime…


Make Up For Ever Dublin have kindly offered me two of the new HD blushes to give away to my readers!

To enter : (1) Comment below with ‘Enter Me’ and (2) share this post (eg.,Twitter, Facebook, blog etc) using the hashtag #HDBlush.

To stay up to date with Make Up For Ever Dublin you can find them on Twitter (@makeup4everdub), Instagram and Facebook (makeupforeverireland).

Ah, blush makes me smile… sigh! Have a great day everyone. I’ll have my next post up tomorrow morning :-)

Amy x

*Update – Congratulations to Sinead K and Carolina Pelzer. My sister picked the names out of a hat :)


General, Giveaways / Competitions

Closed – GIVEAWAY!! Les Misérables


*UPDATE  – WINNERS: Congratulations to Laura Sheridan, Elisa Fenton, Caroline O’Donovan, Ciara J, Carol Halpin who will receive the Les Mis soundtrack and to Sue Cunningham, Olivia M and Deirdre Rush who will each receive a merchandise pack.

To celebrate the release of the long awaited movie the lovely folks at Universal Pictures Ireland have offered 8 lucky M&B readers a chance to win Les Misérables goodies!

There are 5 soundtracks and 3 merchandise packs to be won. There will be 8 winners chosen at random. Unfortunately this giveaway is only open to those living in Ireland.


Comment on my Post with ‘Your message of Hope for 2013’

Winners will be picked on Wednesday 16th of January 2013 and will be notified via email. I will also update this post on the 16th with the winners.

Best of luck everyone!!

Giveaways / Competitions

Free Revlon Lip Butters on Facebook – Revlon Sweet Boutique

Though this might of interest to those of you dying to get your hands on Lip Butters!

Revlon have launched a pop-up sweet shop from their Facebook page giving fans the chance to win a different lip butter a day as well as the chance to win the complete set.

Here’s the link to their Facebook page if you’re interested :) Link!

I’ll be hosting my own Lip Butter giveaway in the next few weeks so watch this space!

Amy x


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Giveaways / Competitions

CLOSED!! GIVEAWAY- Win tickets to the Premiere of The Five-Year Engagement (3 pairs to giveaway)

***Update – Winners: Jen Jolie, Laura Cronin, Maggie O Carroll***


Time for another giveaway! I have 3 pairs of tickets for the Irish Premiere of The Five Year Engagement to giveaway.

And Jason Segel will be at that premiere!!!


To be in with a chance to win, all you have to do is watch the trailer below and comment on this post :)

  • Date: Wednesday, June 13th
  • Location: Savoy, O’Connell St, D1
  • Time: 7.30pm start

Best of luck,

Amy x


Giveaways / Competitions, M.A.C, Make-up, YouTube Videos

MAC Starter Kit Recommendations & Giveaway

I have had so many requests over the past year or so to record a MAC Starter Kit Video. If I was to go back in time to my first mac shopping trip what would I buy knowing what I know now sort of a video. Here are my recommendations! I’m also giving away all of these products – not mine obviously, new ones :) That makes 4 eyeshadows, 1 blush, 1 eyeliner, one lipstick and one lipgloss.

Best of luck if you’re entering! Thanks for watching.

Amy x


Giveaways / Competitions

CLOSED~Giveaway!! Goodie bags & Tickets to the Premiere of Snow White & The Huntsman

Update – Premiere ticket winners are: Claire Kane, Aislinn Kelly, Jacqueline Mason & Tara Turner. For Goodies Bag, the winners are: Emma k Brennan, Aoife (maccooey), Elaine Pilkington, Emer Breen & Sue Carroll. Congratulations all! :)

To celebrate the upcoming release of Snow White & The Huntsman, Universal Pictures Ireland have given me 9 prizes to give away! There are 5 goodie bags and 4 pairs of tickets to the Premiere (in Ireland) up for grabs.

4 x Pairs of Tickets to the Irish Premiere of Snow White & The Huntsman which takes place at the Odeon Cinema, The Point Village, Dublin 1 on Wednesday 23rd May. Exclusive pre-screening drinks reception starts at 6pm. Film starts at 7.15pm

Snow White Premiere Tickets


5 x Snow White & The Huntsman goodie bags (see pics below) – Each contains an apple bag, apple charm, Huntsman satchel & long sleeve top

The goodie bag includes….


Snow White & The Huntsman t-Shirt



Loving the satchel, it has to be said.


It’s so easy to enter!

You will get an entry for each action completed.

– Watch the full trailer (in this post, nice and easy)

– Like the Universal Pictures Ireland facebook page

– Leave a Comment below so i can contact the winners via email

– Subscribe to the Universal’s YouTube channel




As I mentioned, each action gives you an extra entry into the draw so you can maximise your chances.

Since the prizes are supplied by Universal Pictures Ireland, the giveaway is open to those in Ireland and Northern Ireland only. Sorry guys – I’m working on a huge international giveaway soon! Winner announced on Monday 21st.

Best of luck!

Amy x

Giveaways / Competitions, Haircare / Styling

Giveaway! 2 X €100 vouchers for Hair Extensions

* Update – The winners are:

Lisa – February 22, 2012 at 00:02

Maudy Mac February 22, 2012 at 21:52

Issonni, the salon where I get my hair extensions done, have offered my readers 2 €100 vouchers for semi-permanent hair extensions. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to get the best hair extensions available but needs a little help getting in the funds together.

All you have to do is comment below. One entry per person please :) This giveaway is open to anyone but bear in mind that the salon is in Dublin so you need to be able to get there.

The giveaway will end on March 7th and the winners will be announced here and via email.

Best of luck!!

Amy x


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Giveaways / Competitions

GIVEAWAY!! 5 Carmine Beauty Box’s to win…

I have five Carmine Beauty Boxes to giveaway this week!

All you have to do is leave a comment saying ‘enter me’ under the YouTube video (double click on the video below and it will bring you to YouTube). One entry per person and it goes without saying that you need to be a subscriber :)

You can also choose which months box you would like. Check out their website for info on what’s in each box – Link!

Best of luck!!

* Giveaway ends on 14th of Febraury 2012. I will choose 5 winners at random.