It’s the last push for holiday shopping….are you ready?  Take a break and catch up on this week’s beauty news!

  • This holiday season, MAKE UP FOR EVER is giving the gift of great lips!  To celebrate the launch of the brand’s new online Lipstick Shade Finder Tool, 10 lucky make up mavens will win their favorite shade of Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick every day through December 22nd. Simply try the new Lipstick Shade Finder Tool on the MAKE UP FOR EVER USA Facebook page at, then choose your favorite shade to be entered to win. No purchase necessary, and 10 winners will be selected from each day’s entrants on December 23rd.
  • Don’t forget about the Charity Auction benefitting Doctors Without Borders!  Beauty bloggers have come together this holiday season, donating amazing products to benefit an organization that works tirelessly to provide medical care to people caught in crisis regardless of race, religion, or political affiliation.  You can find the auctions at, where they will will close on Monday, December 20 at 5 pm CST.  So go over, check it out and bid on some fabulous beauty products!
  • Are you good at making videos?  Have a knack for marketing?  Then you might be interested in entering the Clarisonic  Contest. The Clarisonic team is looking for video and print ads that answer the question, how does the Clarisonic Sonic Cleansing System change how you feel about yourself? There is $5,000 in cash prizes and Clarisonic is giving away over $17,000 in skin care products!  You can find complete contest details/rules here.
  • If you read fashion blogs, you know that fashion bloggers often wear an outfit only once or twice, take a photo and move on.  Ever wonder what happens to their castoffs? The gals at CollegeFashion fill us in on how to shop the blogger closets!

In the midst of all the holiday preparations, remember to take time for yourself, too.  See you back at Beauty411 on Monday!

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