7 Ways to Win a $100 Gift Card From Ulta Beauty and $29.97 in Products From the COVERGIRL Bombshell Collection! (Ends Monday, Jan. 13)

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COVERGIRL Bombshell collection and Ulta gift card giveaway

Wearing products from the new COVERGIRL Bombshell Collection

You know how in every group of gal pals, each gal kinda has her own role? You’ve got the mother hen, the braniac, the tomboy, etc.

Me? I usually fall into the role of “the funny one,” or “the weirdo writer.”

I always thought it would’ve been fun to be the one all the boys flocked to, aka “the sexy one,” but alas, seduction was never my forte.

I seriously could not seduce my way out of a paper bag. (Remind me to tell you about the time I dove into the ocean without my glasses or contacts on and swam away from a cute guy…who ended up being El Hub.)

Even though I’m not a seductive siren by nature, I still think it’s fun to role-play, especially with makeup. It’s like stepping into someone else’s shoes for a while or playing a character for a day.

Covergirl Bombshell Collection

A few things from the new Covergirl Bombshell collection…

Characters like “The Bombshell.”

Enter COVERGIRL. This spring, COVERGIRL is channeling bombshell beauty with their vampy new Bombshell collection of cream shadows, liquid liners, mascaras, lipsticks and nail polishes in colors designed to tempt and seduce.

Which brings me to this…

You know what I’m about to say, right? :)

IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME!!

And mini-tutorial time, too. I’ve joined forces with Ulta Beauty and COVERGIRL this week to bring you a bodacious bombshell giveaway and a sneak-peak at a makeup tutorial I’ve been working on using products from the new Bombshell collection.

To go along with this, I’ll be posting a step-by-step coppery golden eye makeup tutorial to YouTube next week.

By the way, if any of the COVERGIRL makeup in these pictures catches your eye, all COVERGIRL products will be buy one, get one 50% off at Ulta Beauty stores and online at ulta.com from January 5-25, 2014. #ULTABombshelling

A coppery golden eye look with cat eyeliner using the COVERGIRL Bombshell collection…

Applying COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow in Gold Goddess ($8.99)

Applying COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow in Gold Goddess ($8.99)

Applying COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow in Copper Fling ($8.99)

Blending COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow in Copper Fling ($8.99) in the crease

Applying COVERGIRL Cheekers Bronzer in Copper Radiance ($4.99)

Sweeping COVERGIRL Cheekers Bronzer in Copper Radiance ($4.99) into my outer crease ($8.99)

Covergirl Bombshell Intensity Liner in Pitch Black ($8.99)

Lining my upper lash lash lines with COVERGIRL Bombshell Intensity Liner in Pitch Black ($8.99); by the way, I’m also wearing COVERGIRL Outlast Stay Brilliant Glossy Nail Color in Bombshell ($5.99) on my nails

COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow in Gold Goddess ($8.99)

Lining my lower lash line with COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow in Gold Goddess ($8.99)

COVERGIRL Bombshell Mascara in Very Black ($11.99)

Coating my lashes with COVERGIRL Bombshell Mascara in Very Black ($11.99)

COVERGIRL Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm in Cherry Twist ($8.99)

Applying COVERGIRL Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm in Cherry Twist ($8.99) on my lips for a daytime look

COVERGIRL Lip Perfection Lipcolor in Bombshell ($6.99)

Switching to COVERGIRL Lip Perfection Lipcolor in Bombshell ($6.99) to turn up the intensity

COVERGIRL Lip Perfection Lipcolor in Bombshell ($6.99)

Getting my #ULTABombshelling on with COVERGIRL and Ulta

Now, on to the giveaway!

Enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. You can read the full terms and conditions there, but here’s the gist of it: the giveaway is open to U.S. readers 18 and up (you must be an adult according to your local laws) and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2014.

One lucky lady or gent will win…

  • A $100 Ulta Beauty gift card
  • COVERGIRL Bombshell Shadowshine Eyeshadow ($8.99, color TBD)
  • COVERGIRL Intensity Liquid Liner ($8.99, color TBD)
  • COVERGIRL Bombshell Intensity Mascara ($11.99, color TBD)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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  1. Laurel says:

    What a great look!

  2. Chanelle (C.M.) says:

    I like CG’s hunger games polishes!

  3. maggie says:

    I prefer bright lips! I tend to wear a lot of blacks and greys, so I try to brighten it up a little bit with a strong shoe or striking lip.

  4. Susan says:

    I really love the coppery-golden eyes, but I think with this look I will do a red or nude lipstick instead of the pink.

  5. Noon says:

    I bet Tabs could teach you how to seduce your way INTO a paper bag, though, if he’s anything like the other kitties I’ve met ;)

    Also you look totally gorgeous in the bright lip color. You may not play a seductress, but you sure can pull off the look well!
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  6. Megan says:

    love the copper eye!

  7. Andrea says:

    Love that bright pink! Right up my alley!

  8. Heather USA (Rafflecopter: Rosie Areola) says:

    I have a ton of CoverGirl product faves like the LashBlast and Clump Crusher mascaras, 3-in-1 Foundation, lip perfection lipsticks and their pressed powders.

  9. Deborah says:

    Ooh, awesome idea with the tape!

  10. CarolineL says:

    My first makeup product was from Covergirl-one of their powders in a green case. It was super powdery on me but just loved the smell. Also, bought a liquid foundation that totally didn’t match me for my prom. I didn’t wear it of course.

  11. stephanie says:

    Haven’t been in Ulta in forever, reminds me to make a stop there!

  12. rainebeaux says:

    I prefer nude lipcolor, but I’m not ruling out brights these days (the closest I get is mood lipstick…remember that classic?). Now that i have an Ulta within spitting distance of me (it’s been at least a year that i can recall), what better way to return than via this lovely giveaway? *big grin*

  13. Marta says:

    I am more a bright lipstick girl !

  14. Christa says:

    Oh that pink! And I love your tape trick–genius!

  15. Tiffanie says:

    Thanks for the tutorial. You look amazing!

  16. Ashlee K says:

    On a day-to-day basis I prefer a medium lip color, like a soft rosy pink or peachy pink. But I’m not afraid to go bold with a bright pink or red ;)

  17. deb cohen says:

    i have a new Ulta close that just opened last month

  18. sienna says:

    it has been forever since i was in an ulta, but winng the gc would get me in the door asap!

  19. I totally prefer bright red lipstick over nude! <3
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  20. Laura Husk says:

    Love that Jumbo Gloss Balm shade!

  21. Stacey F says:

    That bombshell lipstick looks amazing. I’m loving the bombshell mascara. It’s my new favorite mascara

  22. natalie says:

    We’re supposed to get a snow storm this weekend, so I’m planning for lots of reading and TV-watching.

  23. Lydia F says:

    Usually I’m a fan of nude lip colors, but I’ve been working on branching out and trying new colors. Red’s still a bit strong for my taste, but coral’s been fun.

  24. michele l says:

    i love covergirl ive used it for ever was the first kind of make-up i used as a teen and im still using it

  25. Brittnee says:

    I normally wear nude lipstick but I NEED that hot pink crayon!!!

  26. paige says:

    Love the look! So excited for the new collection!

  27. serina says:

    love this!

  28. Amy Simon says:

    I prefer a nude lip with any look, bright lips never look right on me!

  29. Gina says:

    The shadow looks fun!

  30. Angela Y says:

    I prefer light pink lipstick.

  31. Gina R. says:

    Considering the temperature never rose above FREEZING here in Atlanta today (what the what!?!?!), I never got the chance to take my beloved puppy Otto out for a date at the dog park. I’m hoping I can fit that in sometime this weekend! Also I’m definitely a nude lip girl, but your latest posts on those gorgeous purple/orchid lips may have persuaded me to go out searching for some bold color!

    • Gina R. says:

      After writing this, I just went to ‘hug-pologize’ said puppy and he gave me the cold shoulder! He just rolled his eyes with a, ‘I’m. So. Bored’ look and yawned and went back to sleep. I’m in big trouble if we don’t get to the park asap lol! TGIF everyone :)

  32. sweeks1980 says:

    I went to Ulta earlier this week. I love how it has a mix of drugstore and high-end products.

  33. Jennifer Austin says:

    Great look. I wonder if using that tape would help with fall out? I have a few shadows I love but the fall out is horrible. It’s so hard to get it off your under eye and not look like you have black eyes! Any suggestions?

  34. Kathleen N says:

    My go to covergirl product is the clump crusher mascara! it does SO much for my wimpy lashes!

  35. Jenny S. says:

    I love going for a natural look, nudes and whatnot. But I do love randomly getting wild with more bold colors.

  36. Carolyn says:

    I like the day time lip look. I want it!

  37. Leah Quinn says:

    Bright lip stick all the way!

  38. Danielle says:

    I love Ulta! The last time I went was a few days ago.

  39. Casey says:

    I was in ULTA a couple days ago, hunting down Urban Decay’s Ocho Loco 2 set! Unfortunately the store didn’t have it in stock, but I was still able to snag it online!

  40. Bailey says:

    i love cover girls jumbo gloss balms so much i have to one in watermelon

  41. Amber M says:

    Last time I went to Ulta…this afternoon!!

  42. Kim Pincombe Cole says:

    I love Ulta. Was just there earlier this week restocking my staples ~ Yes To Carrots makeup wipes, eso lip balms, Benefit’s They’re Real mascara, etc.! With the projected blizzard & sub-zero deep freeze hitting Indy this weekend, a girl has got to be prepared :)

  43. Yolanda C. says:

    I love both nude and bold lipsticks. Lately i’ve been leaning towards bold lips for fall. Thank you for the giveaway!

  44. TrippyPixie says:

    My watch is a pink digital one. I can’t stand analog clocks. They drive me crazy!

  45. Sy says:

    I love nude lipglosses!

  46. Jessika! says:

    I was actually in Ulta the other day stocking up on dry shampoo! I love Ulta!

  47. BeckBeck says:

    Ulta! They just opened one literally around the corner from me a few months ago. I am a madwoman in that store.

  48. Tina Bowling says:

    CoverGirl Lip Perfection lipstick in Hot is my all-time favorite red!

  49. Ceci says:

    Cool giveaway!

  50. Shars says:

    That lipstick in the shade Bombshell is pure fire. It kinda reminds me of the MAC Pleasure Bomb that came out with the Riri hearts mac holiday collection. It looks amazing on you too!

  51. Chris25 says:

    CG Lashblast mascara has been my jam for years!
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  52. tiffany says:

    I prefer nude for day to day, but brights sure do pop on special occasions!

  53. Sylirael says:

    Love your bombshell look, Karen! You look so striking in berry lipticks :-)
    Sylirael recently posted … Glittering Loot at Your Fingertips! Revlon Nail Enamel in 260 Girly (with a little help from Sally Hansen)

  54. Sandy says:

    These products are wonderful, they look great on you!

  55. Autum says:

    I’ve always wanted to try a bright red lipstick but I prefer the more mellow looks, so nudes and soft pinks are what I tend to stick too. Maybe one of these days I’ll break out and try something new. :)

  56. Ambritt says:

    I love the covergirl look! I have been interesting in trying out that new bombshell mascara I love that its double ended! I have been wanting to go back to Ulta I am in need of some new moisturizer!!

  57. Regina Reed says:

    That BOMBSHELL lipstick is…da bomb!!

  58. Rebecca says:

    Love that lipstick with the amazing glossy eye. Also I love all your tips on make-up, they are amazing and you are so good

  59. Vanessa says:

    I’m hoping to recenter and bring the peace this weekend :)

  60. Joanne says:

    I prefer bright lipsticks, red in particular.

  61. Hannah says:

    I don’t generally wear lipstick, but I like tinted lip moisturizers in subtle shades.

  62. camille says:

    blarg! it’s no buying january. :( i haven’t seen the CG bombshell collection in stores yet. maybe i haven’t really been looking for it……super pretty line!

    ohmygosh—thank you for the photos of how you lined your eyes! at first i thought it was to catch the “fallout”, but i looked at the next photo. yowzers! i’ll have to try this out!!!

    thanks for making my friday, karen!

  63. Sarah says:

    I think my first ever eyeshadow quad was from Covergirl, called country woods. They still sell it, and I still love it!

  64. Marie says:

    Love the look!

  65. Melanie says:

    Luv that lip color.

  66. Katie says:

    Lovely hot pink lips! Really great makeup look with just a bit of wow. Thanks for the giveaway!!

  67. Alisa says:

    Cover girl is my favorite drugstore make up brand! Thank you for the fabulous giveaway!

  68. Lena says:

    Love the look you created! I love Ulta. I haven’t been in a couple weeks because I’ve been out of town but I go about once a week. It’s so fun to walk around amongst all the pretty make up!

  69. Gina says:

    That bombshell lip color is HAWT

  70. Claire says:

    Go team bright lipsticks! I am particularly partial to a bright orange/red or a fuschia.

  71. steph b says:

    Love this look!

  72. Wendy says:

    Love the bright pink lip!!

  73. Rachel says:

    My CoverGirl go-to product is Lash Blast Mascara

  74. Elena says:

    I just came from ulta today! I just got my hair cut and didn’t have any time to do some fun color. I walked around before my appointment for 30 min and only managed to buy one thing! lol

  75. Wendy says:

    I got the mascara last week!

  76. Agata says:

    First of all, you really are a bombshell, a beautiful look!

    I go to Ulta at least once a week, I just love that store, I like that you can find both drugstore brands and higher end beauty brands all in one place.

    I am wearing a watch/fitness tracker- Fitbit Force that I got from my hubby for my birthday.

  77. Stephanie G says:

    I always wear a watch! I have a bunch of different ones.

  78. Kim says:

    I last went to Ulta yesterday. That place is becoming my second home. Lol!

  79. Karrie says:

    You’re beautiful as always!

  80. Laura says:

    I’m the weirdo cat person of my friends. I could never be the seductive/flirty one. That job belonged to four other people!

  81. Kellyn says:

    I’m really loving that Bombshell lipstick!
    Yes, I do know a language–I know a bit of German :)

  82. Lorraine says:

    Those Covergirl products look awesome! The drugstore is coming out with really good stuff!

  83. Daisy D Alary says:

    i like CoverGirl lip perfection lipsticks, but we don’t have an ulta in our area. :-(

    thanks for the giveaway opportunity! :-)

  84. Mari says:

    Hey Karen!
    Last time I went to Ulta was last Saturday for a haircut.
    Then of course i had to go looking around and picked up a FEW things…

  85. Tonya says:

    Love this look!!

  86. Sherry says:

    Ulta baby!!!! Ummmmmm can I have one of each??? Fingers totally crossed :)

  87. Doreen says:

    I’ve never been to an Ulta store before in my life! Would be cool to check out the things I could get from there.

  88. Lori says:

    I love the nail color!!

  89. Mary says:

    Oh my gosh, I love Ulta! The last time I was in there was…yesterday, haha.

  90. Kelly D says:

    I prefer to wear darker lipsticks.

  91. Margarita says:

    The last time I was at an Ulta was last summer! No locations on Oahu :(

  92. Clemence says:

    I love Covergirl mascaras!

  93. Melissa says:

    LOVE the look!

  94. Donna says:

    Bright plums!

  95. Charisma says:

    My first language was Tagalog even though I was born in the states! I am actually looking to try Covergirl products. I have only tried the mascara.

  96. Olabimpe says:

    OMG I am in loooovee with the Cherry Twist chubby pencil from CoverGirl

  97. Kelly C says:

    I actually go to Ulta once a month. Even if it’s just to look around!

  98. Shana says:

    Ulta just opened in a mall a mile away from me so (of course) I had to go investigate…. It’s so bright and shiney and new, I swear it has the widest aisles of any Ulta I’ve ever been to!

  99. Sarah W says:

    I tend to go with nudes, but I’m trying to get into brights!

  100. Ellen says:

    You do such awesome giveaways :)

  101. Elysia says:

    i tend to go with nudes :P

  102. Chelsea says:

    Just got a new Ulta catalog in the mail!

  103. Meg says:

    I reeeeeally need to make an Ulta trip!
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  104. Kokil says:

    Luv your look!!

  105. Stephanie says:

    I just discovered Ulta – from my 10 year old niece. She was showing me all the finds from her shopping trip and at a trip to the mall a few weeks later, I discovered an Ulta store. I stopped in briefly, but couldn’t really browse as I was rushing to finish Christmas shopping. So excited to check it out now!

  106. Kiara says:

    I learned two languages at the same time! English and Spanish! My mom and dad always spoke in Spanglish been Hispanic and living in Miami!
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  107. MK says:

    That lip color looks amazing on you!

  108. Jacki says:

    I love that lipstick color!!!!

  109. Lia says:

    Yay! For another giveaway!!! :) You are the best :D Hoping to win this time hihi

  110. maureen says:

    I wear makeup but the one item that I do not wear and have never cared for is lipstick. I will wear a chapstick type item but not lipstick. The only time I ever wore it that I can remember was my wedding day.

  111. Tania G says:

    It’s been too long since I’ve visited Ulta, but really need to go soon. And I prefer nudish lipsticks or MLBB colors!

  112. amy stonger says:

    This weekend I will be taking my 3 kids to chuck e cheese on Saturday. For Sunday I have family dinner at my house with my brothers and sisters and our families.

  113. Katrina says:

    I’ve been using the CoverGirl quad eyeshadows a lot this holiday season.

  114. Katie R says:

    I don’t know much about seduction, but I love me some makeup and Covergirl!

  115. Jenn P says:

    Currently I am wearing my Fitbit Force (which has a watch function) love tracking all my fitness stats!

    I prefer a bold, bright lip!

  116. Bridget Heiple Reich says:

    I do wear a watch almost every day. My husband actually got it for his 10 year work anniversary. It’s a Sultana and it’s automatic. It works by movement I guess. If I don’t wear it every day, I have to set it. But, I love that it will never need a battery! :)

  117. Petunia says:

    I have been diggin’ on Dior red lipsticks lately, but nude lips have their moments too. Depends on the day and the mood. Like most everything.

  118. Mary says:

    Just visited ulta two days ago looking for the too faced chocolate bar eyeshadow palette.

  119. Emily Luong says:

    I’m not a huge fan of covergirl, but my favorite products from them are probably the 3-in-1 foundation and the jumbo lip gloss sticks!

  120. Britt says:

    I visit Ulta far too often…

  121. Carrie says:

    Love the eye makeup!

  122. Dawn Peacher says:

    I love the CG Smoothers AquaSmooth Compact Foundation, I have very dry skin and it works well for me

  123. Linda says:

    I learned Spanish first, English second! Love the look btw!

  124. Jordan says:

    I really like how subtle the eyeshadow is, but then how bold the liner makes the eye look! It’s bold, but very wearable!

  125. Brittany says:

    I love CG nail polishes since they’ve revamped them. The formula is nice and the colors are pretty.

  126. ALEXANDRIA says:

    BEEN DYING TO TRY THIS!

  127. Christine says:

    I seriously LOVE ulta!! Sephora AND ulta are my two favorite places to buy makeup!!!

  128. Aina Yao says:

    Thank you very much for all your giveaways :D

  129. Sarah says:

    Beautiful!

  130. Darleen So says:

    I would love to win this! Ive been meaning to try out the new mascara!

  131. Elizabeth S says:

    I am a nude lipstick girl, but I love bright lips on other people!

  132. Ellie says:

    I last went to Ulta on a work trip to SF. I came home with a few Real Techniques brushes which served really well as Christmas gifts!

  133. Swati says:

    Love your look!!

  134. Kaitlyn says:

    I LOVE covergirl’s BB cream…I use it everyday. I’m also in love with all types of lipstick and lip glosses.

  135. Emily says:

    Love the winged liner!

  136. Kaitlyn says:

    Love this look

  137. J'nessa says:

    I love the Cover Girl 3 in 1 foundations.. it’s pretty much my go to foundation for coverage and staying power.

  138. Mallory B says:

    I love Covergirl’s mascaras, particularly the lash exact in the purple tube. In fact, I think I need to pick up a new tube or two of mascara soon. And as far as watched go, I have a rose gold boyfriend watch from Fossil that I love.

  139. Charan says:

    Ulta sometimes have good deals. I do love their prestige cosmetic collections

  140. Varika says:

    I ordered online from Ulta a few days before Christmas- does that count? :)

  141. Madelynn says:

    Covergirl makes my favorite mascaras, hands down. Not wet, not dry. I will forever miss Volume Exact, though.

  142. Cee says:

    Loved the Hunger Games-themed collection, looking forward to more from CG.

  143. Jelisa F. says:

    I’ve been using Covergirl since I was 10 years old and I would sneakily use some of my moms compact powder. Which by the way didn’t match my color. I think my mom knew but never said anything.

  144. Lauren says:

    I’ve been curious about the bombshell mascara, though that tube looks like it will take up serious vanity space.

  145. hanna says:

    This looks so pretty!
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  146. Shannon says:

    I don’t own a curling iron. I know . . . . I know . . . . And, it’s not because I can curl my hair with my flat iron, either. I will go wear the cone of shame, now.

  147. Samantha Lim says:

    Love Covergirls Product!

  148. Dana N. says:

    eyeliner is my makeup go to always. love how my eyes pop!

  149. sharee says:

    pretty lip color!

  150. Rachel says:

    I’ve been organizing all of my makeup lately and realized I have WAY TOO MUCH!! But I still want MOAR!!!! :D

  151. Susan Christy says:

    I am not good at applying makeup, but I can give myself a perfect manicure!

  152. Alyza Rae says:

    I’m a huge fan of the new Covergirl Clean Glow blush in Roses, I wore it nearly every day for the past five months!

  153. reeb says:

    go to covergirl product: waterproof lash blast mascara!

  154. Katie says:

    I’ve been holding off on getting that mascara since the tube is so huge!

  155. Jessica L says:

    The last time I visited my Ulta store, hmmm probably about six months ago. However, I received my latest package from them less than two weeks ago. ;) Online shopping is sometimes slightly too convenient! Haha.

  156. Kandice Trammell says:

    I love Ulta! Haven’t been to a store in about 6 months but I order online from them every month! Great rewards program too.

  157. I actually went to Ulta yesterday!
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  158. Judy says:

    Yay! An international giveaway! Happy 2014~

  159. Ivy says:

    i love going to ulta because they have everything, drugstore and high end products :)

  160. Vanessa F says:

    I love Ulta! I go there at least once per month.

  161. Karina says:

    I was just at Ulta last week looking for anything that caught my eye! haha

  162. Jennifer says:

    I never been in ulta everytime I want to go there I always end up going to the mall instead.

  163. Stacie says:

    I wear a gold Gucci watch my parents got me in high school. I’m now 37.

  164. Becca C says:

    I wear a tortoise shell watch with gold trimmings. When I first got it someone grabbed my arm and yelled, is that the new Michael Kors watch? I was like “no girl, it’s a fossil.” Proud I was mistaken to have such high class taste ;)

  165. Neko says:

    I do love the covergirl jumbo gloss balms! My favorite so far is plum twist. Love those purples.

  166. Tricia says:

    My first language is spanish

  167. Stephanie Gossett says:

    I like sheer gloss on my lips. I also like to mix it up every now and then with a dark purple or red!

    ninigossett at gmail dot com

  168. Whitney says:

    Love the lip colors!

  169. Iliana Castaneda says:

    great give away!

  170. Cheyenne says:

    Thank you so much for doing this giveaway!! I haven’t had a chance to try the Bombshell collection yet and this would be great since I’m on a no-buy. :)

  171. Mary says:

    I just went to Ulta yesterday.

  172. Sunaina Singh says:

    I prefer umbrellas over raincoats.
    I love covergirl lipsticks!
    Work is 20 mins car commute and wearing a watch keeps me on time :)

  173. shaula vercruysse says:

    I have never visited an ulta store and would love to experience it!!! :)

  174. I’m more of an eyeshadow person than lipstick-but if forced, definitely love the bright lips for the right occasion!

  175. Wendy says:

    The eye shadows look great on you. I might need to try this collection out :)

  176. Nika says:

    Hmmhmm, Cherry Twist looks tempting :D

  177. Bonnie says:

    Pretty!

  178. Kathy T says:

    I prefer bright lipsticks!

  179. Nlm8 says:

    I prefer to wear a nude lip…but my New Year’s beauty resolution is to experiment with bold colors!

  180. Becca says:

    i love ulta and really liked your rule about shopping with cash….so there is no temptation to buy the 100th eyeliner, etc….my latest obsession is leave-in conditioner. I have like 5 just purchased since November! and over the holidays I bought more! what’s wrong with me??

  181. Reg says:

    My go to covergirl product is definitely their mascara!

  182. Jennifer Pham says:

    I love and use CG Lash Blast Waterproof every day as a base mascara. It holds curl perfectly!

  183. Caitlyn S. says:

    I had a beautiful fossil watch that had hearts with pink rhinestones and clear, and then clear rhinestones around the faces outside. It was my favorite watch but the battery died and the. Some of the stones started to fall out, but I had it five years. Now I really want a Michael Kors runway watch with the big MK symbol on the face…. Probably silver would be worn more but the rose gold is real pretty too. But their so expensive… If I could get one for under $100 I’d be happy but even on ebay they over that…. So I better find a new watch love!
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  184. meganisa says:

    So beautiful! I’ve only ever used Cover Girl Mascara and no other products. But I do plan on checking this collection out! Thanks for the look!

  185. Cheryl F. says:

    I prefer nude lipsticks.

  186. I went to Ulta about a month ago. I always find so many great things there!

  187. Hanne L. says:

    Beautiful look, will be using this for daily looks!

  188. Jennifer brown says:

    I really love cover girl clump crusher mascara and I’m definitely going to pick up the extensions version next time I’m in ulta!!

  189. Debbie says:

    Hope you’re having a nice weekend!

  190. Fran says:

    Ever since Ulta opened a store right next to the Target where I do a lot of my grocery shopping, I’m in there at *least* once a week, sometimes twice or more! All the people who work there are so friendly and helpful. Since I bought the new Vice Palette there, I sometimes go in just to show off my eye shadow look of the day to other people who like to have fun with makeup. Having great people in the store really means a lot.

  191. Deanna says:

    Love this look! You’re so talented, Karen! Also, thank you for reminding me about that tape trick – I ALWAYS struggle with liner, definitely giving this a try soon!

  192. Deanna says:

    Hi, Karen! I wear a watch every day. I actually feel naked without it! The watch that I wear most often is a Skagen white ceramic watch that has crystals all the way around the timepiece. I love how it sparkles in sunlight!

  193. Melissa says:

    Gorgeous look! I’m loving this new collection!

  194. Amanda says:

    Just discovered the blog and love the range of products you talk about!

  195. Lisa Brown says:

    i dont wear a watch

  196. Katherine says:

    I love the lipstick!

  197. Lisa says:

    Wow….that look is so pretty!

  198. Lisa says:

    The new colors look great! And the mascara looks cool! Can’t wait to try!!

  199. Rozae says:

    Got two nail polish from Hunger Game collection, one of the best unique colors I own.

  200. angela says:

    Nude lipstick all the way!

  201. Amanda Val says:

    My friends and I were actually thinking about how boys would typecast each of us.. it’s not fair how our popular culture says that typecasting as a defense mechanism is okay. We are four brilliant girls, but only one of us is “dateable” per se.. Oh well.

  202. Alli Gberg says:

    Can you do a tutorial on the tape eye thing? I know it sounds crazy but I have seen several others do some kind of tape trick when it comes to eyeliner/eyeshadow and I wonder if it is really effective, and how I can use it. Thx! Love your blog, and although I am a Texas girl, I have a soft spot in my heart for the Bay Area. Bf and fam is from Sunnyvale (south bay) and I have visited so many times!

  203. Holly says:

    I love it!

  204. yelena says:

    oooh i like both daytime and night time looks!

  205. Paige says:

    Recently I’ve been loving the Clump Crusher mascara and one of the blushes that I can’t remember the name of right now!

  206. Lucina says:

    yayy! giveaways =D

  207. pam says:

    I love bold lips… I kinda never understood that nude thing

  208. Julia Alkaseltzer says:

    My last visit to an Ulta store was 2 days after Christmas! Woo it was so packed!!!

  209. Nicole says:

    The last time I went to Ulta was a week ago. And I’ll probably go back today… and maybe again tomorrow ;-)

  210. Joanna D. says:

    I went to Ulta 4x in the last month. I’ll also probably end up going tomorrow to hit up the Benefit Brow Bar. Starting to favor Ulta over Sephora but don’t tell Sephora that lol.

  211. Neha says:

    My go to Cover girl products are Covergirl Heavenly lipstick, great everyday pink and Fairytale lipstick.

  212. Kim says:

    I’ve been wanting to try that mascara!

  213. dannette says:

    I’d love to try this collection. What a great look you put together! :)

  214. Jeniel says:

    I love LashBlast and the 3-in-1 Outlast Foundation.
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  215. Erin D says:

    Your eye makeup is absolutely flawless here!

  216. Daniela says:

    I prefer bright red and fuchsia lipsticks!

  217. Julie B. says:

    I much prefer color (pink or peach) to nude lipsticks, as I look really weird in nudes.

  218. Lynn says:

    I love nude lip colors… and especially the peachy nudes

  219. Emily says:

    Bright lips are always so much fun, but I never know if I can pull them off for a daytime look!

  220. liz says:

    I have way more nude lipsticks than one person should own, I think. But that’s not stopping me from buying more! Sorry to my wallet…

  221. Mandy says:

    I used to wear a watch but then I realized that I’m always around devices that tell me the time, like computers and my phone!

  222. Millie says:

    I always go to Ulta. It’s so close to my house. I think I bought some lippies to send to my sister in the Philippines also some of those Stila lip glosses which were 3 for $8.00.

  223. Tayler says:

    Gotta love a good lip crayon!

  224. Hollie H says:

    Last time I was at Ulta was about a week ago. I wanted to see if they had the new Philosophy Miracle Worker Foundation yet…sadly, they didn’t.

  225. Jacob says:

    I wear a classic style wrist watch; it’s a cheap one from Wal-Mart because I tend to break watches and thought it wouldn’t be worth a more expensive one

  226. Heather says:

    I’m excited about the cream shadows!

  227. Becky B says:

    I’m excited to try out that mascara. There is a coupon for it in last weeks paper.

  228. Traci Blanchard says:

    I love CG Clump Crusher mascara, and the 3in 1 Outlast foundation is my current favorite.

  229. maegan says:

    I love bright lipsticks.

  230. C R Williams says:

    Would love to win

  231. Amanda says:

    I am the founder of the start-up company and Brand called Date Night. We can be found on Twitter @datenight or on Facebook.com/datenight and we plan to launch our website: datenight.org very soon. Let us know if you would like to network with us :)

    My birthday is coming up on the 8th and a $100 Ulta gift card to spend during my Birthday month, (double points) and some of that Bombshell makeup would make an EXCELLENT Birthday present…especially because I’m all grown up with kids of my own & don’t get too many birthday presents anymore, unless their from myself or hubby, lol.

    *fingers crossed*

  232. Amanda says:

    Oh, and I love nude lipsticks

  233. Laura says:

    I like Ulta, I just wish it was closer to my house….

  234. latanya says:

    I prefer nude lipstick

  235. Cindy says:

    Bright lipsticks all the way!!

  236. Justine says:

    Bright lipsticks!

  237. Ashley Sequeira says:

    I only just visited an Ulta for the first time a couple of months ago and I’m hooked! I hope we get one in Manhattan soon. Until then, I’ll be ordering online!

  238. Lydia says:

    My favorite covergirl product is Lash Blast Mascara!

  239. Sarah says:

    I’m excited to try out those new Covergirl products!

  240. Ariana says:

    Really hope to try that new mascara! Looks great!

  241. Colleen Boudreau says:

    I prefer nude lipstick on myself.

  242. Kim Smith says:

    Just recently got an Ulta. Love browsing. Would love a gc.

  243. Courtnie says:

    Eyeliner is my go to product. I feel naked without it.

  244. kristina says:

    lipstick color depend on my mood

  245. Shelley says:

    I go to Ulta whenever I visit the continental US and I spend gobs of money. Why don’t we have Ulta in Alaska? why? why? why? So the last time I was there was in October, 12. I went 8 times in 4 days.
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  246. Stacy Z says:

    I prefer bright lipsticks. :)

  247. Elaine says:

    I find bright lipsticks to be flattering and fun.

  248. angie says:

    I love them!

  249. Joni says:

    Hi karen, thanks for the giveaway, this one is such a great idea! :)

  250. Jasmine P says:

    The first language I learned was English, but I know a bit of French too!

  251. Salma S says:

    First language I learned was Spanish. Feels weird speaking it now lol

  252. susan says:

    I’ve never visited an Ulta store because we don’t have one near by but I do love looking on their online site!

  253. Liz P says:

    I usually wear nude lipsticks day to day, but I’ve been trying to get out of my comfort zone with some bold reds :)

  254. Lyndsey B. says:

    I visit Ulta twice a week!

  255. Sherry says:

    I love going to Ulta especially since it’s by my house. I was there last week to pick up a Tarte BB tinted moisturizer.

  256. Maddie says:

    I definitely prefer nude lipstick! It looks really pretty and almost colored on my very pale skin.

  257. I love the look of a large-faced/masculine watch on a woman. I especially like it for myself because as a plus size woman, I think tiny accessories look like I’m overcompensasting. I have a round faced watch that I can see without my glasses and I get compliments on it all the time. I only paid $12 for it!

  258. Jenifer says:

    Karen, what are you wearing on your cheeks? I love the bombshell look, any other colors in the line that are as deep as bombshell? Any good nudes?
    How did the mascara perform? These weekend was for a stomach virus :-(
    This along with body aches and fever. Yay me! Blechhhh

  259. Joselyn says:

    I’ve really been liking trying out brighter lipsticks

  260. Sarah says:

    I prefer nude or pink lipsticks.

  261. I like nude lips.
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  262. Erika C. says:

    Really love wearing nudes and bright pinks…also purples.

  263. Shannon says:

    I light bright lipsticks.

  264. Bridgette Friedman says:

    No Watch, use my phone. I like using mascara, lip gloss and moisturizer most days. It is fun to get fancied up sometimes though.

  265. Jessica says:

    I love Cover Girl’s LashBlast Mascara. It is the only drug store brand I’ve found that is as good as what you find at Sephora:)

  266. Felise says:

    Hmmmm, that’s pretty. I’d never seen that tape trick before.

  267. betty says:

    My first language was chinese

  268. Vanessa says:

    Girl I am LOVING this look on you!!! Yassssssssssssssss

  269. Renee says:

    I’m gonna have to try that tape trick! Looks like a great way to create a perfect line!

  270. Georgia L says:

    Do you wear a watch? If so, tell me about it. Leopardy-tortoise Guess Watch I got @ TJ Maxx with a gift card. It’s one of my favorites. Other ones: a leopard tortoise-shell bangle bracelet that was a free GWP from Ulta years ago. I’ve had that watch repaired several times I love it so. It goes with my animalian wardrobe. And my third favorite watch is a basic, boring, black and silver watch I bought at Overstock.com years ago. It’s so classic and has served me well for years.

  271. MelodyJ says:

    The last time I went to Ulta was in November. So, I’m really overdue. I like to go once a month.

  272. Ariel R says:

    I really like Covergirl’s nail polishes.

  273. Danielle says:

    Great giveaway as always – really appreciate it and your blog. I prefer natural colored lipsticks, ones that are your regular lip color only enhanced for a really classic look.

  274. Jennifer says:

    I was just in Ulta a few days ago on the 1st. I didn’t spend as long there as I usually do since the hubs was with me. I’ll be going back soon!

  275. elizabeth natividad says:

    Love the idea with the tape!! And the bright pink lip color!

  276. Brooke says:

    I love Cover Girl’s Clump Crusher!

  277. Shari says:

    I wasn’t all that into watches until Hubs bought me a totally gorg blinged-out Michael Kors watch (the Camille crystal encrusted) for Christmas. Now? I’m all over wearing a watch! The funny thing is I’ve had it for almost two weeks now and just yesterday noticed it was an hour off!! Clearly I wear it for the bling factor rather than function.

  278. Stephanie Ann says:

    I love covergirl’s perfect point eyeliner pencil in black onyx! it’s my favorite eyeline ever!

  279. Barbara says:

    I love ULTA!

  280. Amy says:

    I love navy blue eyeliner.

  281. Kitty says:

    That lip color in “Bombshell” is gorgeous!

  282. Kat says:

    Thanks for having these awesome giveaways!! I love Ulta!!

  283. Lisa says:

    This is so generous! Thank you so much for doing this!
    I’ve been a loyal reader for a while, and I really love your humor and quirkiness – it really brightens my day if I’m in a bad mood :)

    Thank you, Karen and Tabs!

  284. Lulu says:

    CG outlast lipstick for me!

  285. Jessica says:

    I was just in Ulta today! I love that they have drug store and “prestige brands” both. :)

  286. Kelsey says:

    The last time I visited an Ulta store was 5 days before Christmas! I was trying to find some fun makeup goodies for my sisters and mom :)

  287. Sarah says:

    Especially excited for the bombshell shineshadows! Remind me a little of the bareMinerals Prime Time eyeshadows, which are my favorite cream shadows :)

  288. Lulubelle says:

    I visit Ulta online at least weekly, but only make it to the store every other month or so.

  289. B.W. says:

    Awesome giveaway, thanks Karen =)

  290. donata ramsey says:

    very nice giveaway! thanks as always!

  291. I’ve been hearing such great things about the bombshell mascara, and who wouldn’t want $100 to Ulta? Count me in!

  292. Ana says:

    cover girl’s nature luxe foundation has been my HG for years!

  293. Abbey W says:

    My first makeup product was a frosted pink gloss from Cover Girl. I felt so grown up! They still hold a special place in my makeup loving heart :)

  294. Anjali says:

    My watch is a Nike fuel band and I go to Ulta all the time to ‘browse’ :)

  295. Nikki says:

    The last time I visited Ulta was about a month ago to buy some Moroccan oil products for my hair.

  296. Shyla says:

    I love the tape idea! I could never get my pin straight.

  297. Liz says:

    I’ve been really enjoying the new(ish) Flame Out eye shadow sticks. They are easy to use and last ALL DAY. Seriously. So nice to have my eye shadow in place after 11 hours of wear.

  298. MargoM says:

    I just got the Bombshell mascara last night. Can’t wait to open it!

  299. Avery says:

    This is wonderful!

  300. Maren McConnell-Collins says:

    Wearing a bright yellow plastic watch, looks happy… Last went to Ulta on Xmas Eve.

  301. Kathy says:

    Love Ulta and the fact that I can get professional hair products, high end, and low end make-up and the rewards program is AWESOME!

  302. Niki T. says:

    I used to wear watches but I had a tendency of breaking them, plus I keep my phone with all the time so I really don’t have a need for one anymore. Thank you for the giveaway! Your makeup looks amazing like usual!!

  303. Krista says:

    I want to go to Ulta right now, but it’s freezing rain. Oh well.

  304. Natalie B. says:

    The Bombshell line is looking to be very pretty! I’ve been excited to see more of it as it releases. Yay!! It hasn’t disappointed me. Note to self: must run out & get some. Ha ha!

  305. julie says:

    i was in ulta a few days ago- ended up finding new favorite eyeliners :) UD perversion and bourbon

  306. Mireya says:

    I just recently started using the tape trick to do a cat eye. Love it.

  307. Sunshine Rays says:

    I’m a fair brunette so I look like a copse in nude lipstick. I love wearing bright reds and pinks

  308. Elle says:

    It would be so fantastic to be able to actually invest some money in higher-end makeup with this give-away! Thanks!

  309. Jennifer says:

    My go to CoverGirl product is the 3-in-1 Foundation. Best drugstore foundation ever! I actually like it better than MUFW HD! Better color match.

    PS-Karen-your creativity with TABS pictures and ad spreads is amazing! I am continually in awe of your talent. Me thinks you need another outlet for such an amazing talent, much as I love TABS, even though he can be a cranky Kitty, you are amazing!

  310. Miki says:

    That cherry twist gloss balm is gorg!

  311. oona b says:

    I haven’t worn a watch since my daughter was born, 11 years ago!
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  312. tiffani says:

    I never wear makeup sooooo I’m trying something new this year…makeup twice during the week. Baby steps!

  313. Michelle says:

    Karen! Love this pink lip! I like that you did it with this eye, too.

  314. Kayvid says:

    It’s very nice to see drugstore products matching up to many higher end products nowadays…

  315. Ashleigh says:

    Do you wear a watch? If so, tell me about it. No, although I do have a lovely one that needs a new battery. That reminds me…
    When was the last time you visited an Ulta Beauty store? Right before Christmas to do some shopping for my mother’s gift. Some of her favorite products (Too Faced) and a cute cosmetic bag. I also snagged some cute pink ORLY polish for myself when I was there :x Ulta is my fav.
    Do you prefer bright or nude lipsticks? Nude. Sadly my complexion (red hair, fair/neutral skin) makes life difficult when it comes to pulling off bright lipstick. But I still own a bunch and break them out for special occasions.

  316. roz says:

    Gotta try that tape trick

  317. michaela says:

    i’m a nude lipstick kinda girl

  318. I haven’t been excited by Covergirl in a while, but there are some really interesting things in their spring release! The liner looks great and I’m intrigued by the mascara. Packaging is pretty, too!

  319. I have to say I love your idea of the tape under the eyes. I’m always having to clean up makeup from applying a smoky eye, which is one of my favorite looks.
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  320. Danielle says:

    My boss gave me a cute watch with an orange band for Christmas. It’s what I wear now.

  321. Caitlin says:

    I love a nude lip.

  322. Jacqueline says:

    Hi Karen! I never thought of using tape for a clean wing! Awesome idea.

  323. Dee Dee says:

    I love Ulta! We don’t have many near me in NY, but when I go to visit my daughter in PA, we stock up on everything we can get our hands on. Makeup hair products, clips and potions, pretty much everything we see that we can’t get at home! Btw, love the pink lipstick in the photos!
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  324. marlena says:

    I wear a 80s/90s gold casio watch for style purposes/when I have a test in school.

  325. Leslie says:

    i love love the loooook!!! :) so gorg. i cannot wait to try them! i hope hope i can WIN! :)

  326. Amelia says:

    The last time I visited an Ulta Store was on December 23 where I purchased Devacurl No Poo and One Condition and a Smashboxx Photo Op Eyeshadow Trio. The eyeshadow was actually an unintentional purchase but I love it!

  327. jc says:

    I love bright lipsticks, they transform your whole face.

  328. Sidney Purnell says:

    Bright lips are the best. It took me awhile to be comfortable with them, but now I can’t live without them.

  329. Ruchita says:

    I am definitely a nude lipstick kind of gal!

  330. Krista J. says:

    Happy Monday!

  331. Amy says:

    I prefer bright lipsticks but I have been reach out of my comfort zone lately and I’m on the hunt for the perfect nude lipstick for me. I’m trying high end and drug store but I just haven’t found the perfect nude yet, Japanese Maple from Mac is close but just not it.

  332. Kath says:

    I just went to ulta last week!

  333. erin dear (@mummadear) says:

    I love Covergirl Lash Blast mascara

  334. Jen says:

    Yes, I wear a watch… one of my pet peeves is being late so I always wear one. I wear a stainless steel Rolex that I bought for myself for my 32nd birthday!

  335. Gloria Chavez says:

    I love Covergirl products! This look is gorgeous! I love how vivid that bombshell lipstick is! I like bold colors especially in the spring and summer! Ulta is my favorite beauty store, I shop there all the time!

  336. GlenCoco says:

    Looooove the covergirl mascaras!

  337. Ceja says:

    I loveeeee BRIGHT lipsticks! It’s just something about putting a bright orange or barbie pink that just makes me feel social…for lack of a better word.. haha

  338. Tasneem says:

    I am definitely all about the brights when it comes to lips. It’s funny because a few years ago I would have never touched lipstick at all. But, now my look doesn’t feel complete to me without it.

    ps that pink shade looks amazing on you

  339. Lauren E. says:

    I have watches, but I rarely wear them. For some reason i never liked the feeling of bracelets/watches.

  340. Andrea Darst says:

    I was lucky enough to win a watch from Heidi Klum’s line for HSN and I love it and wear it every day!

  341. Christy Peeples DuBois says:

    I like nude lipsticks but they tend to not add anything for me therefore I usually use lipsticks with color to make me look much more awake than nude lipsticks.

  342. Wenz says:

    Covergirl lashblast is my HG mascara!

  343. Elisabeth says:

    English is my first language!

  344. Alexa says:

    If there’s one thing I love as much as Sephora, it’s Ulta. More sometimes! (shhhh, don’t tell Sephora) Would LOVE to win!!

  345. Annaham says:

    I prefer bright lipsticks overall, but nudes are great if I need a low-maintenance look.

  346. Ulta is my happy place!!! :) Thanks!

  347. Cathy says:

    Thanks Karen, Ulta & Cover Girl!

  348. Emma says:

    I used to wear a watch before I became overly attached to my phone. I should start to wear one again.

  349. Kira says:

    Covergirl Lashblast has been my go to mascara for almost five years! And theres an Ulta less then ten minuets away from my house so I go a lot more often than my wallet thinks I should!

  350. Mich says:

    The last time I went to Ulta was about a year ago. It’s so far!I wish there was one closer to me

  351. Claire says:

    Loving the lips! I’m usually wary of bright pinks, but this one’s not too overwhelming, and looks lovely on you.

  352. Nichole N says:

    I love covergirl’s blushes!!

  353. Megan says:

    I was in Ulta the week of Christmas. I had a lunch and shopping day with a friend:)

  354. Trude says:

    I use a Covergirl mineral powder to set my foundation every morning. Love it!
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  355. Christie Wright says:

    Even though it was my first day back teaching after the holidays, I survived! Plus I would like to thank my UD spray for keeping my makeup on all day…

  356. Jaime says:

    I would love to win. Ulta is my go-to shopping place for beauty! My favorite Cover Girl product is the shimmering sands trio…it’s so pretty! And affordable!

  357. elle says:

    I was just at Ulta today!

  358. Marcia says:

    Nude lipstick for this girl! I found that I cannot pull off the brights (sad face)

  359. Kelsey C. says:

    I’ve actually never been to an Ulta store as the nearest on is 60 some odd miles away but I do order from their online store.

  360. Felis says:

    I was just at Ulta! They didn’t have the Gwen Stefani nail polish I was looking for though.

  361. Maritess L. says:

    Favorite Covergirl product is the Lash Blast mascara. Oldie but a goodie!

  362. Here’s hoping I win! I love ulta because they mix both drug store and high end makeup.

  363. Andrea says:

    I prefer nude lips, but I’m trying to branch out more! Maybe I could pull off this bright pink!

  364. Marlysha Mondesir says:

    I love Bright lipsticks! I find that nude ones tend to wash me out :P

  365. Danielle D says:

    I love their make up!

  366. Rakhi says:

    love love love covergirl!!!

  367. Ling says:

    *Drools at all the makeup*

  368. Kelsey V. says:

    Covergirl was part of my first makeup kit as a kid! When I was about 9 my oldest sister got sick of my grimy hands in her makeup bag so she got my a little strter kit with Covergirl pressed powder, cheekers blush, and clear mascara. I thought i was the coolest pre-teen around! Now ten years later I have expanded my horizons, but I still make a trip to the Covergirl display every now and then to see what’s new!

  369. Cassandra Eastman says:

    This look is so beautiful! One of my staple makeup products is Covergirl. I can’t live without their Tinted Moisturizer, it’s the only foundation I can find to work well with my dry skin!

  370. Raluca T says:

    I just discovered your blog today and it’s amazing! Where have you been all this time?

  371. Cherylle Ramos says:

    Would love to win this!! Money’s so tight I couldnt spend money on make up:( money goes straight to the kids:) have had the same make up ( eyeshadows, blush, lipstick) for a while now.. Would love to be able to buy some new ones

  372. Karina says:

    Love the look!!! :D

  373. Christine Orlando says:

    I got the bombshell mascara a few days ago! I love it more for everyday look as the formula is thin, and the brush is great for separating. But with extra coats you can get much fuller but still soft lashes.

  374. Linda says:

    Nice look! I’m still trying to figure out how to do a cat eye with my hooded eyes, extremely curled lashes that get in the way, and unsteady hands.

  375. Elsa says:

    love the jumbo balm!

  376. Brandi Price says:

    I have only been in an Ulta Store a couple times. I knew the moment I walked in that I would get in trouble if I went in there much… LL

  377. Kate McAtee says:

    Let me begin by saying this is such a fabulous giveaway! Thank you so much for hosting! I absolutely love Ulta! I thought I would answer one of your suggested questions, the one about bright or nude lipsticks. I prefer nude lipsticks. I’ve always liked to keep things a bit more natural and toned down, but I’m trying to step out of my comfort zone and become bolder with some of my makeup choices. I guess I’m in between at the moment. Thank you again for hosting this amazing giveaway! So grateful for the opportunity to get my name in the hat! Love your blog! Lots of love!

    Kate

  378. Amy says:

    My go to CG product would have to be Outlast Stay Fabulous 3 in 1 foundation.It comes in sooooo many shades and it out performs a lot of my higher end foundations!! And I also have a large CG Lip perfection collection…VERY LARGE.LOVE-LOVE-LOVE!!!!

  379. Brenna says:

    I love givaways!

  380. Suzanne says:

    I just looked at the platinum club eyeshadow in the store but decided to check for swatches and reviews before purchasing. After seeing your tutorial, I will probably buy the gold goddess and copper fling as well! Just what I need, more eyeshadow! Love your site!

  381. Katrina del Pozo says:

    I love bright lipsticks

  382. Renee says:

    Which cover girl foundation do you use? I love their queen collection and I’m a fellow nc42 :)

  383. sara rai says:

    Well when we were kids the only makeup I knew was Cover Girl. I had the foundation and blush indeed.

  384. Kelly says:

    I have never used cover girl! The only drug store makeup I have ever used is maybelline! The last time I went to Ulta was probably about a month ago. I bought a too faced snow bunny bronzer!

  385. Debbie B says:

    i really like the way your eye makeup looks! I love ULTA- thanks for the giveaway!

  386. Simi says:

    I love the coppery golden eye with a cat eye look

  387. Makyla says:

    I was just in Ulta a few days ago! Thanks for offering another generous giveaway, Karen! Hope your New Year is off to a great start! God Bless!

  388. chibicheeks says:

    I’ll probably spend the weekend playing board games with my hubby and catch up on my reading :D

  389. Nicole Luna says:

    Love your blog and I’m so glad you have a youtube channel! Cover Girl Lash Blast is my favorite mascara, it’s good stuff!

  390. Elaine says:

    Love your look.

  391. Joanne says:

    I prefer nudes! Love your blog!

  392. Danna says:

    I’m a fan of Cover Girl and also Ulta. I have lots of Cover Girl in my makeup stash. I will definitely be picking up that lipstick. That shade is absolutely gorgeous!! I need to make a trip to Ulta so I walk around the store for hours and check out all the stuff they have.

  393. Jamie says:

    I need bombshell! Is it a new color?
    Jamie recently posted … New MAC Dupes Added To The Dupe Board!!!

  394. Melissa says:

    One more semester to go starting Monday. I can see the finish line!

  395. Melissa says:

    This is a perfect and pretty look on you Karen.

  396. Cynthia Ballas says:

    I love the glamorous look of this collection. I have not seen a collection that has interesed me more for some time.

  397. faith Ehizielen says:

    i prefer bright matte lipsticks

  398. Esther says:

    I just went to Ulta on my lunch break last Friday to buy Too Faced’s Chocolate Bar!!!

  399. McKenna Reasor says:

    I prefer nude lipsticks for everyday use and bright lipsticks for cheer. :)

  400. I like Covergirl Lash Blast mascara. When I was growing up, I loved their foundation with Noxema added right in- I’m sure they don’t make that anymore. :)

  401. Jill Ann says:

    My favorite Cover Girl products are the Outlast Stay Fabulous 3 in 1 foundation which blends so beautifully and has a luminous finish on my skin and lately I am into Cover Girl’s Lash Blast Fusion Mascara which gives both volume and length to my lashes!

  402. Dorian Sison says:

    I really like this collection, make me want to finally try something out of my comfort zone. I’ve been hesitant to buy other brands than my go to bare escentuals. Thanks!

  403. jessica davis says:

    Oh wow that collection looks awesome! I would so love to try this and could use it for sure !!!! Thank you so much :)

  404. mandi siegler says:

    love, love, love your eyeliner in this photo! Wish mine would look this good! Thanks for the giveaway

  405. Nisha says:

    I prefer bright colors but I am on a mission to find a nude color that looks nice on my complexion

  406. Natalie says:

    I’d love to check out the bombshell mascara I’m always looking for the next best drugstore mascara!

  407. Cindy Krogwold says:

    That is a BEAUTIFUL hot pink lip!

  408. I am loving those eye shadows!

  409. Natasha P. says:

    Last time I visited an Ulta was about a month and a half to 2 months ago.. it’s not my favorite beauty store. The ones I’ve been to are always dim with not great lighting and I don’t know.. just something about the atmosphere that I don’t like too much, so it’s a rare occasion for me.

  410. cherry says:

    i was just at ulta yesterday, i wanted to get the be merry be bright palette from too faced, but they were out. i ended up getting two more maybelline color elixirs, i frickin love those

  411. Angela Cruz says:

    Love this look, and your blog!!!

  412. Anabel says:

    Everyone is using the bombshell stuff. Makes me want to try :)

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