Tuesday, July 13, 2010

CLOSED- The Giveaway Is Officially Open! (Open Internationally)

I have to start off by saying I’m so happy that you’re enjoying the blog. I’m glad that I’m contributing to the “beauty community” by sharing my reviews, swatches, and opinions on just a handful of the bazillions of beauty products out there. I started this little blog because of my love for makeup and sharing my hits and misses with others and am still doing it today for the same reason. I just love the blogging community overall and am so happy that I’ve “met” so many brilliant people who share my same interests whether it’s beauty-related or not. This giveaway is to thank you, the followers/readers of The Makeup Drawer.

If you’re scared to enter because you “never win giveaways”, I urge you to anyways! I thought the same thing until I won one a few weeks ago!

The "Rules" Are Simple:

1. Because this is a giveaway to thank the followers/readers of The Makeup Drawer, you'll need to be a follower through Google Connect.

2. You’ll need to be of legal age (18 in most places) and if you’re not, get your parent’s/guardian’s permission.

3. Because I’ll need to know where to send the prize, the winner will need to be comfortable with giving me their contact info (“real” name and address.) DO NOT leave this info in the comments. This info will only be seen by me and will not be given out.

4. The giveaway ends Sunday September 5, 2010 @ 12 midnight PST. (So it ends on Saturday night but since it's midnight, it'll technically be Sunday.) Why is it ending so late? Because I have no idea when I'm going on vacation (sometime in August.) I don't want to make the winners wait for me to come back to send out prizes.

P.S. I forgot to mention that the winners will need to contact me within 1 week of my announcing the winners in order to claim the prize. Don't worry, I'll contact you first via email. After a week, the prize will be given to another person (chosen at random.)

How To Enter: There will be 3 chances to win!

1. Leave a comment on this post stating your email and the words "PLEASE ENTER ME."

2. For a 2nd entry, in the same comment, tell me your current favorite lip product. List the product, brand, and color.

3. All current followers will automatically receive a 3rd entry.

What is a “current follower”? A current follower is someone who is following my blog at this exact time that I post this giveaway. All followers after the giveaway begins will be considered “new followers” and will only get a maximum of 2 entries.

There will be 4 different prizes -1 grand prize and 3 smaller prizes. This is open to international followers as well so feel free to enter -even if you don't live in the U.S.! The winners will be chosen at random. All prizes have been purchased by me. Have fun. =)

Grand Prize!

Grand Prize includes:
1. CARGO Palette in "Bermuda"
2. Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat (I love this stuff!)
3. Revlon Makeup Eraser Pen (Awesome product!)
4. L’Oreal HiP Shocking Shadow Pigments in “228 Striving"
5. Bath & Body Works Coconut Lime Verbena Body Lotion (travel size)
6. Revlon Fantasy Lengths False Lashes in “99501 Defining"
7. N.Y.C. Double Cross Eyelashes in “972B Black"
8. Oil Blotting Sheets in Cute Pink Case
9. Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss in “Pout” (deluxe size.. 1 of my fav shades!)
10. Smashbox Bionic Mascara (sample size)
11. Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer (sample)
Hello Kitty/Misc:
12. Hello Kitty Pouch w/ Zipper
13. Hello Kitty's Bow Notebook (comes with feather keychain)
14. Hello Kitty Stamp Ring (top is removable to reveal stamp inside)
15. 6 Pack Hello Kitty Pencils
16. Sanrio Bookmark w/ Hello Kitty & Various Characters
17. Blue Flaming Pen
18. Colorful Mushroom Stickers
19. "Stiletto" Note Holder
20. 8 Pack Marukawa Bubblegum in Orange, Strawberry, Melon, & Grape (2 boxes of each)
21. Assortment of Milkita Candies (Strawberry, Melon, Milk, Chocolate)
22. Hello Kitty Bubblegum (Peach)
23. My Melody Bubblegum (Strawberry)
24. Hubba Bubba Bubble Tape Bubblegum
25. Gummy Lollipop
Runner-Up Prizes
Runner-Up Prizes include: There are 3 runner-up prizes total. Each will include 1 of each of the following.
1. Sally Hansen Carmindy Lipstick in "Baby Pink" (Reviewed in this post.)
2. False Lashes
3. Pack of 3 adorable pencils
4. Assortment of Milkita Candies (Strawberry, Melon, Milk, Chocolate)

Also.. (Tracking number, Cosmetic/Food Allergies)
This sounds a bit harsh but I am not responsible for lost/damaged packages once they leave my hands or cosmetic/food allergies. There will be a tracking number for the grand prize –the runner up prizes will be shipped first class with no tracking number. All items (that I purchased wrapped) contain original packaging and nothing has been used or tested. If you happen to win, please read the labels if you are allergic to anything (food/cosmetic-wise.) For the food items, all the ingredients are listed except for the little Milkita candies and the gummy lollipop. The candies come in big bags and I just divided up the candy for the winners. For the lollipop, I don't have the ingredients at all. =(
This is a free giveaway that I’m holding for fun –but please be aware of all these conditions as I want to keep this as “something fun” so that I can do another in the future. I know I might sound paranoid when it comes to all this allergy stuff, but several of my family members, including my little brother, have extreme food allergies that can result in death if not treated immediately. I’m very cautious and sympathetic towards those who do have food allergies.
Here are the ingredients for the candies as printed on each bag:
Strawberry: Condensed Milk (Fresh Milk, Skim Milk Powder, Vegetable Oil, Sucrose), Glucose, Sugar, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Butter, Tri Calcium Phosphate, Strawberry Flavor, Strawberry Extract, Emulsifier (Distilled Monoglyceride and Lechitin), Antioxidant (BHT), FD & C Red 3 Food Color.
Melon: Condensed Milk (Fresh Milk, Skim Milk Powder, Vegetable Oil, Sucrose), Glucose, Sugar, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Butter, Tri Calcium Phosphate, Melon Extract, Melon Flavor, Salt, Emulsifier (Distilled Monoglyceride and Lechitin), Antioxidant (BHT), Food Colors: FD & C Yellow 5, FD & C Blue 1.
Milk: Condensed Milk (Fresh Milk, Skim Milk Powder, Vegetable Oil, Sucrose), Glucose, Sugar, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Butter, Tri Calcium Phosphate, Milk Flavor, Emulsifier (Distilled Monoglyceride and Lechitin), Antioxidant (BHT).
Chocolate: Glucose, Condensed Milk (Fresh Milk, Skim Milk Powder, Vegetable Oil, Sucrose), Sugar, Cocoa Liquor, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Tri Calcium Phosphate, Butter, Chocolate Flavor (contains sulfites), Emulsifier (Distilled Monoglyceride and Lechitin), Antioxidant (BHT).
*Note that all flavors contain milk.


  1. xox.tramieee@hotmail.com

    My favourite lip color is nude lippies :3 And I have 1 which is Nude by Natio which I pair with NYX lip gloss in Whipped Hehehe :3


  2. Kali you are sooo thorough!!! I love how you listed the ingredients of the candy hehe. Never thought of doing that but it's very helpful :)


    My current favorite lippie is MAC Cremesheen Lipstick in Jazzed :D The perfect pinky coraly shade :3

  3. Thank you so much for putting on an amazing blog and doing such a fantastic giveaway!


    My favorite lip product of the moment is Urban Decay Pocket Rocket in Kirk, it gives me a nude look without making me a ghost. :)

  4. Please enter me! My email is jo.tee35(at)gmail(dot)com!

    My favourite lip product at the moment is my Lancome Color Design Lipstick in Love it! :)

    And I'm currently a follower <3
    You're kinda great ; )

  5. Hey Kali! Congrats on all of your followers! Please enter me. My favorite lip product at this very moment (it changes constantly) is NYX Round Lipstick in Circe. I like to wear NYX Round Lipgloss in Cafe Latte over it for the perfect nude lip! And of course, I'm already a follower :)


  6. Please enter me!

    Current favourite lip product is Urban Decay's "Naked".

    Already a follower.

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  8. This is so cool, it looks like so much fun and the prizes are SO colorful :)

    Please enter me :) stephineglamour@ymail.com

    Already a current follower, of course :P I don't have it, but my current favorite lip product that I'm craving after is Narcissus by NYX. Everytime I go to buy it (so cheap on shopcraze.com) it's out of stock! But it's a gorgeous, bright pink. My favorite product I have it Burt's Bees Lip Balm. It's absolutely amazing and clear :)

  9. Please enter me. rhisomers@gmail.com

  10. I love Victoria Secret's Beauty Rush Lip Gloss Hot Coconut.

  11. yay for giveaway. Keep up the great work Kali! I'm not a follower..just a stalker of your site ;) PLEASE ENTER ME. naturalNchicmakeup@gmail.com

    My all time favorite product is Chanel Glossimer in Waterlily. It's a beautiful shade! Check it out when you have a chance.

  12. Enter me please I am already a follower my favourite is maybelline color sensational lip color in copper brown.
    My email is alvira_rashk@yahoo.com

  13. Enter me please! I follow (Bailey) My all time fave lip product is Blistex Lip Medic (I know not a gloss or anything fun) it works sooo well. Keeps your lips smooth and makes for perfect lip stick application.

    iknowallthewords at hotmail dot com

  14. please enter me!
    I'm already a follower. My favorite lip product is Beachbound lipstick from MAC.
    tsumaranai53 at gmail dot com

  15. Please enter me :)

    I'm also a current follower :)

    katch05 at gmail dot com

  16. I'm a follower. My favorite lip product is LaVanilla lip cream! ~ :) Thanks!

    sounders72 @ aol.com

  17. Wow, your giveaway info is so detailed and thorough! And I can't believe how generous you are being to us. I would loooove to win, wish me luck!

    So I am a follower and have been one for a while : ) My fave lip product right now is this Clinique long last soft shine lipstick in "soft bloom soft shine" (discountinued). It's super moisturizing and has lasted me sooo long that it's probably expired, but I can't bear to chuck it!

  18. Please enter me :) I absolutely love the giveaway prizes, they are soo sweet (^^)
    my email is lindindinsh95@inbox.lv

  19. Please enter me :) thanks

    my fav right now: Moisture Extreme Lipstick in Nude Blush ^^

    arickan at gmail dot com

  20. Enter Me!!

    I follow your blog :)

    maireloves at gmail dot com

  21. Please enter me, everlastingfeelings@gmail.com

    My current favorite lip product is H&M's Ecocert Lipbalm "Fresh Vanilla" with organic jojoba and beeswax. It's a thick product, it stays put, doesn't melt away, moisturizes and softens while giving nice gloss :)

  22. Please Enter Meeeeee!!


    My fave: My Toy Story chap sticks. ;) haha I have no idea about the brand! But they are SUPER cute. I also still enjoy my Revlon Super Lustrous Lilac Pastelle lip gloss.

    I finally made an account for this thing because I read your blog everyday from my phone but it wont let me comment you while I'm on it! I believe I found it from a yahoo questions thingy you posted! Love it! :)

  23. Please Enter Me . (:
    My favorite lipstick would be Revlon Lipstick in Soft Nude. Its the perfect nude for my lips ! (:
    My email is : lisatruongg@hotmail.com

  24. Im already a follower google connect


    Ive linked the giveaway in my sidebar :)

    My fav lipstick would be MAC Creme De Nude

    email hunnylovins@home.se

    thankyou for the opportunity so excited! Nice prizes hun x

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  26. Please enter me!! My e-mail is yoshi34297@yahoo.com

    My favourite lipstick right now is Maybelline's SuperStay PowerGloss in glass rose. The colour stays ALL DAY even with all the eating and drink.

  27. please enter me! xD
    My email - purplely0@gmail.com

    My favourite lip product at the moment is the Mentholatum Water Colour in Naughty Red. It's very natural looking and adds a bit of colour to warm up your complexion. I apply this over some vaseline with aloe vera.

    my email is onguyen@live.com

    my favourite lip product at the moment would the MAC Viva Glam Gaga

  29. Yay!!!!!!!!! Please enter me!!! :)

    I am a current follower!


    My favorite lip product is Wet n Wild pink lipgloss :)

  30. "Please enter me!" How exicitng you're having a contest! Love it!

    My favorite lip gloss right now is the New Nars Super Orgasm lip gloss. It has such an amazing sparkle that lasts all day long!

    my email: lalalashes@gmail.com

    Thanks for having this contest!

    xox Laura Beth

  31. I thought I had entered already! lol So please enter me...my fave lip product at the moment are OCC LiP Tars, but you knew that already! My looks these days revolve around what color lip tar I want to wear that day. Good luck to me and to everyone who enters!! : )

  32. Enter me please!! :)

    My favourite lip product at the moment is M*A*C lipstick "Creme Cùp". It's a pretty cool pink, really perfect!!


  33. Please Enter me! :DD I love your idea of an extra entry for old followers! Too fair! :D

    My favourite lippie is by Natio in Nude, it gives me the perfect nude lips + very moisturizing and longlasting! :D


  34. Enter me please hun. My fave lip product is MAC creme cup its the perfect pink.
    I follow on google connect x

  35. Enter me, please :) My email address PetiteLG@gmail.com. Unfortunately, I don't wear lip products except moisturizer but I'd like to try one day
    Last week to enter my giveaway for a beautiful necklace at PetiteLittleGirl.com

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  38. I just love your blog, Please Enter Me! I am loving MAC Viva Glam V as many others are too!

  39. Enter me please! :) I'm following via Google (Jasmine1485)

    My favourite lip product is Napoleon Perdis Devine Goddess in Brazilian Passion (lipstick)

    Kate1485 at hotmail.com

  40. Enter me please :) This is such a cute giveaway.
    I recently found your blog through Laura Beth's (makeuponmind) and I love it!
    My favorite lip product, if I have to pick one favorite, is probably MAC Snob lipstick. I thought it would be too difficult to pull off but I actually really like it a lot.
    My email is J191921@gmail.com

  41. Hi ,

    Enter me , Please !
    I am a follower shaimaa
    sh.11175 at yahoo dot com

    I have Two Fav .
    *I love Rimmel products , lipstick (Adorable )
    * NYX Louisiana
    thanks for the chance

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  43. Hi Kali!!!

    I just randomly found your giveaway blog when I was searching for cosmetic products on Google and I just so happen to be LUCKY enough to NOT ONLY end up on your giveaway blog, but also you're doing an INTERNATIONAL giveaway that DOESN'T end SO QUICKLY as well!!!

    So, I would like to say "PLEASE ENTER ME" into your contest!!!

    My e-mail address is: swt_azn_qt@hotmail.com

    As well, my current favorite lip product is the Lancome Juicy Tube lip gloss in Miracle!!!


  44. P.S. - Your giveaway blog is the ONLY contest that I've ACTUALLY made an effort in entering and joining here, in which it is compared to a few other ones that I've found out there so far, since your giveaway is the MOST CUTEST giveaway I've EVER SEEN out of the REST, ESPECIALLY the 1ST PRIZE!!! I've NEVER won a contest either, out of A LOT of contests I've entered in the past so far, so I guess maybe that's why I just ignore whatever contests out there that just don't seem to really interest me!!! So, I hope you can surprise me!!! LOL!!! <3

  45. Oh yeah!!! I Forgot to add in to mention that I'm NOT ashamed to admit that I'm still A BIG Hello Kitty fan, even though I'm 22 years of age!!! LOL!!! XD TOO CUTE and KAWAII!!! <3

  46. Please Enter Me (:

    My favorite lip product is the EOS LipBalm in Summer Fruit

    E-Mail: azn_cutie1010@yahoo.com

    mail is camelcutza@ymail.com
    my favourite lip product is too faced lipstick shade centerfold
    omg love the hello kitty stuff!
    have a nice day!

  48. my email is jenbatisman@yahoo.com PLEASE ENTER ME :)

    My current favorite lip product is Mac's Naughty You from the Nordstrom's Digipops collection. What a nice giveaway. My daughter loves Hello Kitty. :)

  49. Please enter me!

    Current fave lip product is Mac's Lipglass in Kumquat :)


    Email ID: ravisowmya@yahoo.com

    Favorite lip product: Revlon colorburst lipstick Soft nude

    Email: j.menard2191@hotmail.com
    Favorite lip product: Tokidoki Prisma Lip Gloss Burger


    Email: tigerlily209@gmail.com

    Favorite Lip product: LORAC 3D Multiplex in "Polished" because you reviewed and I fell in love ^.^


    email: nami_rhys@hotmail.com

    My favorite lip product is Mac Lipstick in Nude. *O*

    Email: tnchao89@gmail.com
    New follower

    Right now , I’m digging Macs Lipstick in Angel.

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  56. Awesome prizes! Enter me please!
    Email : georgiana_p87@yahoo.com
    My favourite lip product at the moment is Yes to Carrots organic lip butter from Sephora, the mint one. It leaves my lips fabulously soft and they've never dried ever since i started using the butter.

  57. Sorry, I meant to say my favorite lip product is Mac Lipstick in Myth. :)
    I'm Denise who commented 4 comments above. -.-

    (e-mail: nami_rhys@hotmail.com)

    Here's my email.. deariesx@hotmail.com

    Lol you even listed out the ingredients for the candy. How thoughtful

    My current fav lip product? Definitely NYX Tinted Lip Balm in Copacabana. It's a life (lip) saver. Moisturizes really well and tones down my lip colour.

  59. please enter me!
    email: smita411 at hotmail dot com

    my fav lip product = Smith's Rosebud Salve!
    GREATEST THING EVER!!! it's a lip healer miracle!

    thanks :)

    FAVORITE GLOSS-Sephora lip gloss in apricot <3

    thank you so much for this opportunity im only 14 (ps.i have parental permission)so im just a beginner and your blog has taught me so much about makeup.....im also soooooooo happy you doing this give away because i dont have a lot of makeup and i really want to look good for my first year of high school....and again thanks so much for this opportunity-ILL KEEP MY FINGERS CROSSED<3

  61. PLEASE ENTER ME!!!! :D

    I just recently came across your blog and I absolutely love it!!

    My absolute favorite lip product is the L'Oreal Paris Infallible Lipstick in the Beyonce shade. This lipstick lasts ALL DAY. It is simply amazing and I have never found any other product that lasts through everything, like eating, drinking, kissing, everything! The best thing about this product besides its power to stay on all day is that it does not flake or get messy at all. It is my favorite lip product by far and I recommend it to everyone :)

    Thanks for the opportunity to enter in this giveaway! <3

    email: xchrissyluvsyoox@aim.com

    What a fabulous giveaway prizes...
    Many thanks, Cindi

  63. My current favorite lipstick is by Estee Lauder!
    It is the "Pure Color Crystal Lipstick in
    Elizabeth Pink...Thanks, Cindi

  64. I follow your blog via Google Friend Connect!
    Merci, Cindi

  65. Please enter me! I follow your blog via GFC. My current fave lip product is MAC lipstick Pretty Please. You can contact me at sari.susanna(at)hotmail(dot)com. :)


    my favourite lip product is lancome juicy tubes in pink precious (: its super smooth and smells amazing!

  67. Enter me please!!! :)

    My favourite lip product is Becca Cosmetics Lip Tint in Milla. It's like Clinique Black Honey, but 1000 times better.


  68. Please enter me!!!!!


  69. Please enter me!!!!!
    my favorite lip product is the ysl rouge volupte silky sensual radiant lipstick in lingerie pink! its expensive but its worth it :)

  70. I would love to win this!!!
    Please enter me!!!!!!! :D
    my email is sprkledl8r@gmail.com
    and my favorite lip product right now is viva la gaga lipstick from mac! It's georgus for a night out!
    Thanks for the contest!!
    cute blog btw

  71. regina.heineman@gmail.com please enter me!

    favorite lip products of the moment - YSL rouge volupte in 26 Tender Peach and Korres Jasmine Lip Butter.

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  73. Sorry for deleting my comment, I forgot my e-mail address...

    But please ENTER ME!


    And my favorite lippie is Nyx round lipstick in Snow White. I adore the red-lipped vintage pin-up look and Snow White is just a perfect red. :)

  74. Please enter me! my email is:e_ga_88@hotmail.com

    My favorite lipstick at the moment is Urban Decay in Naked!!

    Congratulations for the blog!its amazing!
    Thanks for having this contest!=)

  75. Hi Girlie- please enter me as well!!!
    my email is xxriniexx@gmail.com
    i am at miss-rinrin.blogspot.com

    thank you so much for this amazing contest. i might wanna do one soon!

  76. Hey PLEASE check out my beauty blog.................<3 http://beautybuzzlove.blogspot.com..................contest in the future

  77. Wow what a huge giveaway! You're awesome :)

    I stumbled by accident looking at your blush review! I've added you to my reading list in blogger.
    email is jaicea_blade at hotmail dotcom
    My favourite lip colour was one Rimmel made once in their Vinyl Stars collection called Star Dust. It was a really pretty bronzey orange sparkle shade.

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  79. I'm a new follower (eyemurmur.blogspot.com). Thanks for posting a list of M.A.C.'s Venomous Villains items! I found your blog searching for them. And I would love to enter your Giveaway contest! My email is unstashed@ymail.com. My profile is private so I hope you don't mind.

  80. I a a new follower, & I would like to enter your giveaway! My e-mail is mousygal_3@hotmail.com.
    My favorite lip product right now is the EOS Lip Balm in Honeysuckle Honeydew. :)

  81. Please enter me!!! dollypeachlove@hotmail.com
    My current favorite lip product is MAC's lusterglass in love nectar

  82. Please enter me! I am a GFC follower, Cel, celdeconail@gmail.com

    My favourite lip product is my BarryM purple lipstick, wouldn't change it for the world :)

  83. sorry! m e-mail is daisypeachlove@hotmail.com


    My favourite lip product it's an AVON lipstick, Avon Colour Trend in Frozen Rose