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Thursday, 21 August 2014

NARS Smokey Eye Kit: A Giveaway [CLOSED]

HQ Hair are letting me give away this beautiful NARS Smokey Eye Kit to one of you and I'm so excited! It has been far too long since I held a giveaway, so this is to say thank you! Thank you for reading. Thank you for leaving such wonderful, thoughtful comments for me to read. Thank you so much for just being there. It means more than I could ever manage to articulate into a coherent sentence.

Inside the box is:
  • a travel sized Wide Contour Eyeshadow Brush
  • a mini Larger Than Life Liner in Via Veneto 
  • a Smokey Eye Palette with three eyeshadows; Madrague, Bali & Mekong. 

To Enter...
♥ You must be a sailboat reader, subscribed via either bloglovin' or google friend connect
♥ Leave a comment on this post letting me know what your current favourite make up product is & a way to contact you if you win (either a twitter handle or email address)
If you'd like an extra entry (not a requirement) tweet about the giveaway including a link to this post - just let me know if you've done this in your comment

Good luck!

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Terms & Conditions...
+ The giveaway will be open until the end of August 2014
+ Open internationally
+ The winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries at the beginning of September 2014
+ If you're underage please have permission from a parent/guardian because I'll need your address if you win
+ The winner must respond to my tweet/email within 48 hours or I will pick another winner
+ Prize has been kindly provided by HQ Hair but it will be posted out by myself with lots of bubble wrap!


  1. My favourite make up product at the moment is the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet lipsticks - in Pink Pong and Hot Pepper, they are so bright, matte and long lasting without drying the lips - awesome. :)

    thebirdsong_ = twitter.

  2. This is such an amazing prize for a give away - the palette is stunning! My current favourite makeup product is the MAC Pro Longwear concealer - I fall in and out of love with it depending how my skin is treating me, but it's all-round amazing with great coverage. You can contact me at nueyorknueyork@hotmail.com!

  3. This is a lovely giveaway. I can't believe I don't yet own anything from NARS!

    I'd say my favourite makeup product at the moment is definitely the Dior Skin Nude BB Creme. It's just such a lovely product.

    My twitter handle is @jadeddaily

    Thank you for this giveaway Jennie x

  4. Ahh love it!

    My current favourite makeup product is Satin Taupe from MAC - I'm a bit obsessed with it. You can get me on @RachelBell1

  5. Yay, thanks for the giveaway, Jennie! My favourite make-up product at the moment is the Phwoarr Paint concealer by seventeen. It's really thick, but not cakey at all and lets me get away with a multitude of sins without looking like I've just crawled out of a horror movie.
    My email address is beautiful.smudges@gmail.com

  6. Oooh this is gorgeous! Currently I've been obsessed with the Revlon Balm Stains. They are the most beautiful long lasting lip products I've ever come across!

  7. What an amazing giveaway! My favourite makeup product at the minute has to be my MUA Undressed and Undress Me Too palettes! You can contact me at :- emily.rowles@hotmail.co.uk :) xx

    Emily Faye | www.emilyfayeslittleworld.blogspot.co.uk

  8. I'm currently loving the new matte lip pencils from Bite Beauty. Thanks for the giveaway! justineschwab@me.com

  9. My current favourite make-up item is Hocus Focus by Soap and Glory. Such an amazing highlighter!


  10. Great giveaway! My fave product at the moment is the body shop honey bronzer, you can check out my post on it if you like!




  11. Hello! My favourite make up product at the mo is Mac studio fix fluid (NW10... Another paley here!) Makes my skin look semi-presentable!

    Hope you are having a good day!



  12. Oh such an nice giveaway. I shall now reveal that I've actually never tried any NARS products lol! Haven't seen it in stores where I live but I'd love to try it to see what all the fuss is about ;)

    At the moment I'm having a very makeup-less period. I'm simply just wearing a liner, mascara and lipstick. Phases ya know. But my fave atm is MAC's "Extended Play-lash" mascara.

    - I follow you on bloglovin and several places. (been doing that for a while <3)

  13. I am so into my Shu Uemura BB Cream right now, it's just FLAWLESS x

  14. The Jouer Luminizing tint is my current product crush! Love it for a sheer glow!

    Divya | consciencefund(at)gmail.com

  15. For someone who adores and worships a good ol' sultry smokey eye, I NEED this kit in my life. The shades are gorgeous. I've recently been loving other NARS products. I recently both a Velvet Matte lip pencil in Dragon Girl and Nars blush in Douceur. Love the combination of them together. The nude blush (which doubles as a subtle contour) completes Dragon Girl. :)

    Bloglovin: Slave to Vanity (been following you Jennie for years but you know that already :) )
    Twitter: @dianejbeauty
    I tweeted about the giveaway too: https://twitter.com/dianejbeauty/status/502415019611799553

    Thanks for the giveaway, Jennie. :) You're truly awesome.

  16. My favourite product at the moment must be the Clinique cheek pops. A bit old now, but they're just so cute, with great colour pay off. I need more of them! Twitter: @sonneillon / Email: doclet@gmail.com

  17. my current favorite makeup product is bath and body works japanese cherry blossom body lotion

  18. oh and my email is cookiesmasher5@yahoo.com

  19. I've been loving Nars Orgasm blush.
    email: princessmel42@gmail.com
    twitter: @laylahlima

  20. I've been loving the mac mineralize skinfinish
    Thanks for this amazing giveaway♥
    Email- warismylove@aol.com

  21. I love my sleek contour kit it's the best thing to give dimension to my face and doesn't cost a bucketload


  22. This is such a lovely giveaway!
    My favourite make up product right now is Urban Decay's Lush Lash mascara, it give my lashes definition and length without being clumpy and looks fairly natural :)

    You can contact me via twitter @JeanetteK_

    Thank you so much for having such a cool giveaway

    Jeanette x

    Curious Minded Girl

  23. Lovely giveaway!
    My current favourite makeup item is the Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette. So stunning, and perfect for Fall!

    I follow you on Twitter & via Bloglovin. Have tweeted about the giveaway, too.

    Twitter: wildkatmakeup

  24. This looks gorgeous! I'm loving Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette right now!




  25. I'm really loving Urban decay Sin at the moment it's just the prettiest pinky shimmery shadow! xx Following you on bloglovin' under the name coleoftheball (Nicole Baxter) @coleoftheball


  26. ♥ i subscribe on gfc as georgina davies and bloglovin as xxgeexx2312
    ♥my current favourite make up product is my mabelline kajal eye liner it's so good I am xxgeexx2312 on twitter and xxgeexx2312@gmail.com is my email

    here is my tweet: https://twitter.com/xxgeexx2312/status/502458485339348992

  27. Amazing giveaway!! I have entered and shared via Twitter <3

    My favourite products at the moment is the Nars Sheer Glow Foundation and YSL Volume Mascara
    Email: jenny@krystelcouture.com
    Twitter: krystelc0uture

    Thank you! x

  28. my current fave is estee lauder double wear light. grantsarah at live.co.uk

  29. My favourite product at the moment is my l'oreal true match foundation, lauren curtis got me hooked! It's got a lovely satin finish :) I tweeted about your giveaway via @fernlaura ! My email is : fern.laura5@yahoo.co.uk

    Great Giveaway Xxx


  30. Hi Jennie! Fab giveaway! My favourite makeup product of the moment is definitely my Nars Cream Eyeshadow in Ponderosa. It's a gorgeous chocolate brown shade with a hint of gold shimmer, which looks gorgeous smoked out or I can use it as a liner. If you ever see any cream eyeshadow colour from Nars which you like, definitely give it a swatch!


    Hope you're well! xo

  31. This is a great giveaway. I tweeted about it too. My twitter handle is @hollypryce.

    My favourite makeup product is a Soap and Glory mascara called Thick and Fast. It's my one piece of makeup that I never cap hanged just because it's so good.

  32. My favorite makeup item right now is the Loreal Miss Manga mascara. It give incredible length and volume in one swipe! my twitter handle is @miriam_ilana Thanks for the incredible giveaway!

  33. I'm currently loving the shimmer block bronzer from Vivo! Thanks for the giveaway!
    Bloglovin':Sílvia Ferreira
    Twitter: @silviabia41
    I also tweeted about the giveaway: https://twitter.com/silviabia41/status/502484992136847360

  34. Oh my goodness, this is such a beautiful giveaway, thank you Jennie!

    I follow via Bloglovin', and my favourite item at the moment is the YSL Kiss and Blush in Rouge Effrontee, I've not been able to stop using it since getting it about a month ago!

  35. Lovely giveaway!! My current fave is Estee Lauder Double Wear which I only just got, don't know why it took me so long!! Tweeted about the giveaway, my twitter is @agentsmythblog and email is agentsmyth1321@gmail.com x x

  36. I follow via Bloglovin and my favourite go to make-up products right now are the Max Factor Facefinity foundation and the Superdrug B stunning cream eye shadows in Lizzie and Bittersweet.
    My e-mail is gilly.pidler@btinternet.com

  37. Lovely giveaway :) I follow via blog lovin (Jade Wimsey) and my current fave makeup product has to be the Bourjois Chocolate bronzer, I bought it recently and I'm loving it!


  38. Lovely giveaway(^_^)

    Oooh, that's a tough question but I'd have to go with my Nars Sheer Glow. I've tried countless foundations, but I always come back to this.


  39. My favourite make-up product at the moment is actually a hair product (does that count?!?). It's the sea salt spray by Toni & Guy. People keep complimenting me on my new hair cut and I haven't had it cut in ages!

  40. I'm liking Nivea's BB beautifying creamat the moment @alisonjoyce2010

  41. Currently loving Clinique's CC cream, this looks gorgeous!! @cherylouise3

  42. Oh I love a bit of NARS,I think my favourite make up product at the moment is my Smashbox primer, it just makes all my other make up better, nothing else even comes close.

  43. My favourite makeup product right now is Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Fluid!
    Following via Bloglovin: Rebecca-Louise Viner (/rebeccalouiseee)
    Tweeted here: https://twitter.com/rebeccalouiseee/status/502565033407426560

  44. Ooh this is an amazing giveaway! My current favourite is the new Revlon Colourstay Lip Stains; I'm not normally a fan of glossy lips but these just work well for me somehow :)
    Megan x
    London Callings

  45. That's a lovely NARS set! & great competion! I follow by Bloglovin, name - Michaela Palmer; My favourite beauty product at the moment is Soap & Glory's Solar Power, it's just amazing.
    Email - michaela.i.palmer@gmail.com

    Michaela Palmer | Watercolour Camera

  46. I've been enjoying the Nars illuminator in Hot Sand. Perfect for my tan, summer skin.
    I slather on my shoulders and cheekbones!

    Twitter: @jerikamegaan

  47. Yay, thanks for the giveaway!
    My favourite make-up product is my L'Oreal Superliner eyeliner :)
    alicekatex ♥

  48. My favourite product at the moment is my Inglot quad the pigmentation of the shadows is just amazing and I created a quad which i could transition from day to night.

    Kate X


  49. my favorite makeup product is benefits watts up highlighter, perfect for summer! my email is bloodclotheart@gmail.com and I'm subscribed on bloglovin! thanks so much for the opportunity!

  50. I'm currently loving my MAC BB Prep and Prime. The only BB cream I've found to actually not be bright orange!!

    Thanks for the giveaway :)


  51. right now im lovin' the stila lip glosses.
    i follow on bloglovin - fullafizzy
    tweeted: https://twitter.com/fullafizzy/status/502776790377848832

  52. Sorry I forgot to put my contact details! Twitter: @pixies15alana and I have tweeted https://twitter.com/pixies15alana/status/502782307359801344
    Also following on GFC and Bloglovin.xx

    My fave product is MAC Studio Fix foundation.x

  53. At the moment I'm in love with my Illamasqua Luster lipstick!


  54. Great giveaway! Following on GFC Velvet Blush. My current favourite product is the Loreal rouge caresse lipsticks :) My email address is velvetblushblog@gmail.com :) xx

  55. Love the look of this palette! I follow on GFC and Bloglovin'. My current favourite is probably my Patisserie lipstick. Twitter is @lipstickergosum x

  56. My favourite product is nars sheer glow as it leaves me with perfect looking skin! My email address is Toni.lang@blueyonder.co.uk

  57. Ooh fab giveaway! Love Nars eyeshadows.

    My current favourite beauty product is CoverGirl's Bombshell Mascara- makes my lashes look so good!

    You can contact me via email- cupcakesandcherries@ymail.com

  58. What a lovely giveaway! I follow on bloglovin', and my favourite product at the moment is Bourjois 1 Seconde Volume Mascara, it really opens up my eyes :) You can contact me: @toastybblog xx

  59. Thank you so much for this amazing giveaway!

    The current makeup product I am loving is the Lorac PRO palette! My friend recently sent me one over from the US and it is incredible :D xx

    Email: tasha.meline@hotmail.com
    Twitter: @tashameline


  60. I've always wanted to try something from Nars so I'd love to enter! My favourite product at the moment is my Illamasqua Precision Gel Liner. It's so easy to apply with a fine brush and stays on all day :)
    I follow via Bloglovin (Stacey Bone) and my email address is stacey.bone@hotmail.co.uk

  61. The Dior Lip Glow! It leaves your lips soft and nourished with a hint of pink and a slightly glossy finish. It's one of my holy grail lip products!
    I follow via bloglovin, and my email is theserotinal(at)gmail.com :)

  62. What a wonderful giveaway Jennie! Thanks so much for the opportunity :)

    My make-up current love is Benefit's POREfessional; does such a great job of blurring imperfections around the T zone!

    I follow you on Bloglovin (Sophie Sierra) and am best contactable via Twitter @sophie_sierra xo

    Sophie | soinspo <3

  63. What an awesome giveaway! My current favourite makeup product is NARS Sheer Glow - such an amazing foundation. sleepandwater@gmail.com or @sleepandwater on Twitter :)

  64. At the moment I'm really loving the Topshop lipsticks. I know they've been around for a while but I was never a big lipstick wearer until recently. I just love the formula and the huge colour range. I'm particularly loving the shade Mink at the moment. Either that, or Soap and Glory Solar Powder which so many people seem to be loving right now. The lipsticks are probably number one though.

    My bloglovin and twitter name are both Sophlizbeth (I've also tweeted about your giveaway https://twitter.com/Sophlizbeth/status/503082276012691456)

    Love, love, love the blog | sophlizbeth

  65. Very exciting giveaway! :) My favourite makeup product is Bobbi Brown's Sable eyeshadow (I use it on my brows and also to line my eyes!) Following you on Bloglovin' and my twitter handle is @tamsin_lim. xx

  66. I'm in love with my Essence XXXL Shine Lipgloss in Nude Kiss!

    I follow via bloglovin' and my email is tina3192@gmail.com


  67. What a lovely giveaway! My favourite product at the moment is Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream :) it's such brilliant coverage for the summer, both light and perfecting. I follow via Bloglovin and my twitter handle is meganlilli_ x

  68. My current favourite products: Essence fixing powder and the Moroccan oil anti frizz spray! My twitter handle is: ofbeautyand

  69. Eek! I love Nars but I can't usually afford it! I follow via GFC & Bloglovin' ;) My Twitter is @CarlyWattsArt!
    I really like the Botanics BB Cream in Light at the moment <3 xxx

  70. My Bare Minerals Powder Foundation

  71. This looks gorgeous! Fab giveaway, thank you so much. I follow on Bloglovin as Just Jesss and tweeted here: https://twitter.com/JustJesssBlog/status/503527997916606464 - you can get me on Twitter there :)
    I've recently rediscovered my love for Nars' Deep Throat blusher :)

    Jess xo

  72. What a lovely giveaway and so generous!

    I follow you via GFC and Blog Lovin' and i tweeted here "https://twitter.com/youralmostalice/status/503559431607840768"

    My current favourite make up product is the Studio 10 Visible Lift Face Definer, its such an amazing contour and im also loving Nars Blush in Sin!

    My email is youralmostalice@gmail.com
    and my twitter is @youralmostalice

    Natalie xx

  73. GFC: Black Asphodel
    Maybelline's Great Lash Mascara is my favorite.


  74. My fav product has got to be the MUA undress me too palette, such good value for money!
    you can contact me via twitter : @Bga_loves

  75. I'm loving the Anastasia eyebrow pencil and clear brow gel at the moment! They make my brows look very natural but defined, just the way I like them. Thanks for the giveaway!

    xx becky // star violet

  76. Oh whoops, forgot my email! :P I'm hymnaria at gmail.com~

  77. I love the Nars palettes :) At the moment my go to beauty item is Soap and Glorys new mascara

  78. I'm loving the Sleek contouring kit at the moment! It's perfect for a newbie like me @kimmieandrew

  79. What an amazing giveaway! :)
    I'd have to say that my favourite make-up product at the moment is the NARS 413 BLKR Illuminator!
    I follow via Bloglovin' and you can get a hold of me on Twitter where my handle is @ellistuesday

    Ellis - Ellis Tuesday

  80. This palette looks gorgeous! My favourite make up at the moment is my Bobbi Brown Corrector and Concealer set - so good for dark circles!

    I can be contacted on jaffacat44@gmail.com

    Jenny xx


  81. That palette is so pretty!
    My favourite makeup product at the moment is Estee Lauder Doublewear - Great coverage and lasts throughout a work day!

  82. I currently love using The Balm-Cabana Boy Blush. I just think it suits my skin so well :) Thanks for the giveaway!! :)

    Email: fnyblog@yahoo.com

  83. My favourite makeup product at the moment is Naked 3 pallete.

    Extra entry: https://twitter.com/coldplayfan22/status/504034172571484160

    My email is: ilovecoldplayo05@gmail.com

  84. My favorite now is Bourjois velvet lipstick in Ole Flamingo)

    Tweeted: https://twitter.com/LuluFleg/status/504201999551070209

  85. my favourite now is my Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Volium Effect Faux Cils :)


  86. My current fave is either Mac's Relentlessly Red lipstick. I love matte finishes and the colour's just the best shade of pink for the autumn transition to plums! I'm also a total sucker still for Benefit's They're Real - just the best mascara out there!


    Becks xo

  87. gfc blublu
    tweet https://twitter.com/sissy899/status/504335504364826625

    I love the benefits watts up highlighter!!!!!!!!!!

  88. this is a dream prize - been linging to try nars forever!
    My current fave is shiseido shimmering cream eyeshadows - perfect for everyday easy application and the colors are amazing!
    Thanks, Radmila, rada76@Mail.ru

  89. Forgot to mention, i am following you on bl oglovin and also tweeted https://twitter.com/radmilamilamila/status/504353566493245440
    Radmila, rada76@Mail.ru

  90. My current favourite is the Urban Decay Naked Basics palette. It's so versatile & pretty, plus its handbag sized too! I have also tweeted my Twitter handle is @smudge276 x

  91. GFC: smurfette
    My favorite makeup product is bronzer, i wear it all year long, elf makes a cheap one that looks great.
    Tweet: https://twitter.com/LuLu_Brown24/status/504667014917808128
    Thank you!

  92. my favorite product right now is too faced better than sex mascara! i absolutely love it!!!
    thank you!
    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

  93. i forgot to tell you that i'm a GFC follower
    tweet https://twitter.com/MeandBells/status/504724790377447426

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

  94. I love Nars Schiap! I follow on Bloglovin http://www.bloglovin.com/vintagejewel and you can contact me at @olgap77

  95. I am a gfc follower :) I love the naked 3 palette right now. I also love gerard cosmetics bbcream with illuminator. tweeted


  96. I follow via bloglovin'. Right now I'm really loving my Bourjois Rouge Edition lippy in Rose Tweed, it's just gorgeous.x

  97. I'm loving Bare Minerals foundation. I have rosacea and it's gentle on my face.

  98. Following via GFC(Manda Louise).My favourite make up product at the moment is my Bellapierre smokey eye palette

  99. i absolutely love bare mineral products.. only discovered it about a year ago and dont know how i ever coped without it.. i have also never tried Nars products as its too expensive but heard all the hype and wouldlove to try it

  100. I am following with GFC and bloglovin. My favourite product is a CK red lipstick.I have also retweeted and favourited.

  101. My favourite item right now are m Clinique chubbys

  102. My favorite makeup product at the moment is the Missha perfect cover BB cream ! I would never go back to foundation!

    Extra: https://mobile.twitter.com/BiancaRogoveanu/status/505991184116744192

  103. I love Anastasia Brow Wiz!

    Would love to win!


  104. GFC follower Amanda Sakovitz
    I love maybelline mascara
    POKERGRL8 at gmail.com

  105. My favorite makeup product at the moment is Hoola bronzer !
    GFC:Amy S
    Bloglovin:amy dx

  106. CFG follower i am loving Maybelline Illegal Length Fibre Extensions Mascara at the moment

  107. bloglovin follower: katrinao
    My favourite make up is my Mac Wonder Woman Bronzer

  108. My favorite makeup product at the moment is BB cream from Garnier
    Bloglovin:cristi andreea
    Gfc:cristi andreea


  109. False Lash Effect Mascara



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