Two Ways to Win a $50 eGift Card from Sephora!

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WINNER: The giveaway is closed now, and the winner @mousewings! Congratulations, @mousewings! If you entered but didn’t win this time around, keep trying, and click here to enter any ongoing giveaways before you jet. :)

A Makeup and Beauty Blog giveaway
Win a $50 eGift card from Sephora

Late start today! Very late start. Right after I crawled out of bed, I came downstairs and tried to figure out a tech thing that I’ve been thinking about, using a camcorder as a web camera for Skype. I had some, I don’t know, fancy idea involving a tripod and a camcorder and — anyway, I couldn’t get it to work.



Yep, nothing eats up the hours like little tech projects. C’est la vie, I guess. Such is life in 2012.

Anywho, it’s good to finally talk to you. I hope you had a nice Friday night. I was so pooped that I turned in around 10, just totally wiped out from my trip down to Southern California, but I feel like a new woman today. :)

Good luck in this weekend’s Sephora e-gift card giveaway. I hope you enter, and don’t forget, you can enter twice — once in the comments and once through Twitter. The deets are down below.

Talk to you soon. I think I’m gonna go sneak in a run now on the treadmill.

What folks are saying…

“Hi Karen. Oh my goodness! I can’t believe I won! :O Thank you so much! You, Tabs, and your blog are amazing! Thank you for keeping me updated on all things beauty and more importantly, for keeping me entertained! Keep doing your thing! Thank you again.”
-Jacqueline

“Thanks so much, Karen. Just in case you were wondering what I got with it, I decided to go with the Clarisonic Mia–I’ve been wanting it for years now, but have never purchased it because of the price. Your eCard helped me finally buy it! I look forward to using it. Thanks again!”
-Jane

“Shut the front door! OMG Karen, you have made my day. :) I’m sick in bed with the flu and this has just cheered me up immensely!!!!!!!! BTW, I’m the one that sent you that pic of my pug in a wig a few weeks back LOL! Thanks again, honestly, I’m beyond giddy right now.”
-Angel

“Oh my goodness! Thank you so much Karen (and Tabs, of course)! I really appreciate this! I’d been eyeing the Anastasia brow pencil in Strawburn to match my red hair!”
-Chelsea (and Jiji the kitten and Quincy the bunny)

“Never before have I been so pleased to check my email right before bed!!! Thank you so, so much! I truly enjoy your blog and check it almost daily! Thanks again! This made my night!”
-Melissa, Edmond, OK

“Hi Karen. Thank you so much, I’m so excited, I’ve never won anything before. My name is Hana … I just turned 25 (today is my birthday!) Yay! Thank you.”
-Hana

Win a $50 gift card from Sephora

  • One (1) Sephora eGift card containing $50 sent to the winner by email (international readers, you may opt to receive $50 sent by PayPal instead).

  • There are two ways to enter, and you can do both of them for two chances to win. First, you can enter by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post, a comment about anything at all, like, are you a Mac or a PC? Have you ever used Skype? Have you ever tried one of those virtual makeup or hairstyle websites (like DailyMakeover)? Best movie you’ve seen this year? Would you ever wear white eyeshadow? Favorite magazine? Do you have any empty/stale beauty products that you still keep for sentimental reasons? — you get the idea.
  • Second, you can enter by following me on twitter Twitter @karenmbb and retweeting (RT) the following message:
    • Follow @karenmbb and RT to Win a $50 eGift Card from Sephora! http://bit.ly/SF7cdY

  • The deadline to enter is Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 11:59PM (PT).
  • Entrants must enter using a valid email address and/or Twitter account to win.
  • A maximum of two (2) entries per person — one within the comments at the bottom of this post, and a second entry via Twitter addressed to me @karenmbb.
  • Contest is open to individuals of any country who have reached the age of majority according to their local laws (18 in the United States with these exceptions: Alabama and Nebraska, 19; Mississippi, 21).
  • Sephora eGift Certificates can only be redeemed online and are not valid in stores or available for purchase or redemption in Canada. International winners may opt to substitute the Sephora eGift card prize for $50 sent directly to their email address by PayPal instead.
  • Tabs and I (heretofore referred to as “T-Money and K-Dawg”) will select one (1) winner at random from the entries either left in the comments at the bottom of this blog post or addressed to @karenmbb on Twitter.
  • The winner will be announced here within 48 hours of the deadline.
  • Void where prohibited by law.

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

WINNER: The giveaway is closed now, and the winner @mousewings! Congratulations, @mousewings! If you entered but didn’t win this time around, keep trying, and click here to enter any ongoing giveaways before you jet. :)

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  1. Lisa says:

    It would make my weekend to win!

  2. Deanna G. says:

    I’m a PC.

  3. Wynell says:

    I love Instyle magazine

  4. C R Williams says:

    I will be seeing my name in your tweet congratulating me yay!! thank you.

  5. Avery says:

    I plan on being super lazy today!

  6. Cassidey says:

    We’re finally seeing cooler temps in Chicago! :)

  7. Carolyn N. says:

    I wanted a MAC for a while, but now I think I’m happy with my PC.

  8. Ris says:

    The rest of my family is out playing soccer, doing 25k runs, taking the SATs, working…and I fully plan on lounging around at home. :D Happy Saturday!

  9. Alice says:

    MACs forever!

  10. @PiratePigg says:

    White eyeshadow is best reserved for the inner corner or brow bone, I think.

  11. Wayne says:

    PC, but only because all my software is Windows-based.

  12. Clara N. says:

    I reaaally hope I can save up some money to get a Mac! I’ll be completely satisfied with it :D

  13. Vicki says:

    I have a collection of soaps from when I was little. Not sure why I collected soap! But can’t bear to throw them out.

  14. Zoey says:

    I’m a PC.

  15. Megan says:

    I’ve used Skype before. Pretty fun! Though it’s a bit awkward when you talk over one another.

  16. Andrea says:

    My cat shakes and gives high fives!! :)

  17. Cara says:

    I’m a Mac user. Used to be a PC, but needed to switch to Mac for faster work time. And yes, I would wear white shadow, but sparsely!

  18. Bunny says:

    I still have my first high end makeup purchase from about 15 years ago, my tube of Elizabeth Arden Hologlam lipstick! Strangely it still appears to be fine LOL It was way too scented and just awful on me to use very much of it.

  19. Karen says:

    Hate to admit that I recently tossed a lipstick from, oh, probably 1999! It was such a good color good on me…back then

  20. Kaeleah says:

    My daughter and husband just got back from science Saturday, and she brought m&m’s home and unfortunately I was just informed I’m not allowed to eat them. A Sephora haul sure would make my day!

  21. jane says:

    Totally a mac

  22. Megan Michelle says:

    Kitten!

  23. Anna says:

    I’m a PC user. All my computers and laptop are using Windows. Skype is essential to me. I Skype with my bf and use it for gaming. Casually I use fb or text to talk to people.

  24. Toby says:

    PC person here!

  25. Ashley Marie says:

    I just bought the Urban Decay Vice Palette!

  26. Valentina says:

    Hi, Karen!

    What is the most exotic country you’ve ever been to?

    You’ve got exiting blog, it’s a pleasure to read ;)
    Warm hugs to Tab! :)

  27. sweeks1980 says:

    I can use either a Mac or a PC, but I tend to prefer PCs (if only because of the price point).

    My favorite magazine is a much harder question :). I enjoy “The New Yorker,” but I finally gave it up because I didn’t have time to read it each week (and I felt guilty for buying it when I didn’t read it cover to cover). Right now, my favorites include “Mental Floss,” “The Atlantic,” “Real Simple,” and “Allure.”

  28. Lisa K says:

    Karen, it would be so anazing to win! I am currently drooling over NARS eye shadows :) can’t wait for tomorrow’s Tabs’ ads post :D

  29. D E says:

    Loved 21 Jump Street, that movie was freaking hilarious!

  30. Laura H says:

    I am a MAC (L)

  31. Patricia says:

    I’m a Mac! :)

  32. bruna louise says:

    I don’t have a problem with white eyeshadow. But you have to be careful how much you use it… ^^

  33. Kprice says:

    I still have the eyeshadow that I wore at my wedding. I keep it at the back of my makeup drawer and will never toss it. Thanks for a chance at a giveaway. Have a good weekend.

  34. GenesisCal says:

    Last night I went out and I lost my UD lip gloss and my MAC feline eye liner =(

  35. Ella says:

    I love Skype! hubs and i use it almost everyday as means of communication. long distance relationship is really hard, thanks to technology :) ♥

  36. Lisa Brown says:

    I love my iMac :)

  37. colleen boudreau says:

    I’ve never used Skype before.

  38. Lisa Kay says:

    Love your blog!

  39. Anastasia says:

    Yesterday I went to see Looper, and It’s a great movie!
    loved it!

  40. emaskina says:

    I use Skype every day to talk to my mom.

  41. Zmama says:

    I’m a Mac who needs some makeup for a big family wedding that’s coming up!!

  42. Maria says:

    macs look cooler but i’m happy with my pc :)

  43. Sophie says:

    I love nail polish!!!!!!!!!!

  44. jen. says:

    I’m a Mac. Even dorkier, my favorite magazine is Knitscene.

  45. Beth says:

    I am a mac person and I love skype. long distance relationships are so much easier with skype…I can’t imagine how hard it would be to only send pictures and letters via postal service. I hope I win this contest…I am excited for the rumored Sephora F&F and trying to hoard giftcards lol!

  46. Vanessa says:

    Today I went hiking in the hills of Granada, Spain!! So pretty:)

  47. Joanne E. says:

    PC user here, but wouldn’t mind trying out a Mac for a change!

  48. Shana says:

    The best movie this year is going to be the Les Miserables movie!

  49. Krys Bustamante says:

    The best movie this year is by far THE AVENGERS!!! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  50. Lynn H says:

    Mac fo sho :)

  51. Lydia L says:

    I would wear white eyeshadow!!!!

  52. Lynn says:

    i hate getting rid of make up that i don’t have a replacement for, so yeah i do keep stale make up especially if it’s like a luxe brand. when my YSL mascara got old, i washed out the tube and keep it and haven’t bought another YSL since, they’re pricy!

  53. Rita says:

    I am a PC. I nearly switched over but the laptop I got runs as fast (or faster) than a Macbook Pro, and that means I can play games to my hearts content.

  54. Elise says:

    I have skyped many times with my sister when she used to live out of state!

  55. Jennifer Rivera says:

    I am a Mac . For me it is better than working with PC.

  56. Sebnem says:

    Our cat Mavi got her yearly shots today, she is sleeping like a baby.

  57. Katrina says:

    I have my grandmother’s lipstick, just can’t part with it.

  58. Melissa F says:

    I Like InStyle magazine.

  59. karen says:

    PC, but I’m not anti-Mac.

  60. Barbara says:

    I like MAC’s wide range of colors and textures.

    They teach me a lot!!!

  61. Liz! says:

    I’m a PC! Never owned a Mac, though based on how much I love my iphone, I may get a Macbook when my laptop kicks it.

  62. AG says:

    My favorite movie so far this year has been Brave!

  63. I’ve never used a Mac… So I’m a PC person ! BUT I own a Ipad, Iphone and Ipod :)

  64. Lee says:

    Went Mac in 2006 and never turned back! :P

  65. varsha says:

    Happy weekend Karen and Tabby :)

  66. eRiN says:

    I’m a PC and I currently prefer Google Chat!
    eRiN recently posted … Custom blush palette, swatches and review

  67. Chanelle says:

    Tabs is SO cute! He’s making me miss my Jasper, who is just asleep in the other room :p

  68. Joy says:

    I’m a Mac…but am a slave to PC Mon through Fri @ work!

  69. hazakaza says:

    Wait, is white eyeshadow all of the sudden verboten? Do we no longer use white eyeshadow? I really like them! It opens up my eyes, wakes me up, and makes lighter-colored eyeliners (lighter purples, say, or medium blues or lighter browns) look more dramatic than they actually are.

  70. Katie says:

    I would totally wear white eye shadow!

  71. Cheryl says:

    I cant wait til the Cinderella Sephora Collection comes out. I heard they were coming out with 2 other princess collections :)

  72. Jenna N. says:

    I saw Looper recently and I really liked it, so I’ll choose that as the best movie this year. Wait, Avengers was this year too! And Hunger Games!

  73. Ale says:

    I’m on a quest to find a foundation for my oily skin. Would love to have something that lasts through my wedding next spring!

  74. Amanda says:

    Mac always.

  75. Joanna says:

    I have a Clinique Lipstick “Pearl Nude” for 7 yrs now. I’ve kept for sentimental reason because it was the first gift my husband ever purchase for me.

  76. Catie says:

    I am a makeup nut and I love your emails . . . and yes I use skype and love it – perfect for my 3 year old to see her grandparents daily who live across the country . . .

  77. Roan says:

    I love Sephora!!

  78. Deanne says:

    Best move I’ve seen this year was Moonrise Kingdom. I know Wes Anderson isn’t everybody’s cup of tea, but I love him. And Bill Murray. I love Bill Murray. Who doesn’t love Bill Murray?

  79. Jeniel Braun says:

    Mac all the way!

  80. Pat says:

    My husband and I use Skype. We have 3 older sons in various places in the US and we both have lots of extended family overseas.
    Love you blog.

  81. Sara says:

    My favorite magazine is InStyle or Bon Appetit. either one.

  82. Nora says:

    I am looking forward to next week!

  83. Mykeshia says:

    I have a list that needs to be wished.

  84. Christian says:

    I love your blog :) Hope you enjoyed SoCal!

  85. Tiffanie says:

    I just got a new laptop! It’s a long, embarrassing story as to why I needed a new one. It involves my work bag, the air conditioner, the stovetop and a small kitchen fire. 🔥💻👜

  86. Rebekah says:

    All of the pictures you put Tabs in just kill me!

  87. I need to start taking some product pictures but I’m feeling SO lazy today!
    Becca @ The Beauty Sample recently posted … The Sample: Mally Evercolor Poreless Face Defender Review & Pictures

  88. Brooke says:

    Both of my kittays have a crush on Tabs!

  89. Arena T. says:

    I’m a PC, but only because I’m too poor for a Mac, LOL

  90. Erin says:

    I love Allure magazine! I am super excited to try the new MAC Marilyn collection.

  91. laura says:

    i have a really old tube of neutrogena lipgloss that i’ve kept because i used it during a trip to japan. seeing and smelling it bring back fun times.

  92. Cailyn says:

    Hi, Karen!

  93. April says:

    Today was chilly and so I bought myself a super cute hat from Tarjay to warm me up! Hope your Saturday afternoon is great! :)

  94. Cailyn says:

    I have two friends that my friends and I call K-Money and T-Dawg :)

  95. karla a. says:

    my cat stole cookies today :( lol

  96. marisol says:

    I’m an apple fan girl all the way.

  97. Court says:

    Tabs gives good face! lol

  98. Jenn says:

    PC all the way lol.

  99. Alix says:

    My favorite magazine is definitely Allure — I don’t think I’ve ever missed an issue!

  100. nicolle says:

    hahaha i don’t think i am either(mac or pc)! i have been a massage therapist for 12 years, so let’s just say that technology has passed me by while i have been working in my “office”. my technology has been a candle and a cd player! although i have upgraded to an ipod. :)

  101. Amanda G says:

    I’ve totally worn white eyeshadow before, with black black black at the corners and in the crease to set it off. Very dramatic.

  102. Valentina says:

    Do you like wearing heavy or little to no makeup? A lot of people mask their faces with makeup and some people don’t wear makeup. How do you feel about the topic?

  103. Christin says:

    I love Sephora!

  104. Kayvid says:

    I’m a huge Skype fan. Use it to talk to my parents and in laws over the weekends. It’s awesome!

  105. Kim says:

    PC. Macs scare me.

  106. Denise says:

    i need this in my life.

  107. Tracy W. says:

    I’m a PC but I would LOVE a MAC!!

  108. Kesley says:

    My birthday is on Tuesday! I hope I win :) Thanks for having these contests!

  109. GIL says:

    PC til I die!! Plus, I can never shake that habit of grazing the cursor over to the top right of the screen to close it, as opposed to the top left to find that darn red “x.” =)

  110. Kate & Zena says:

    Yay for Saturday giveaways!

  111. Rita says:

    Hi Karen! Thanks for all the makeup info!

  112. Rach says:

    The best movie I’ve seen in a while was Pitch Perfect, which I watched last night. I’ve gotta say, I was pleasantly surprised by it. I was expecting something cheesy but still fun, and it was actually really smart and entertaining. It had a good story, good characters and I really enjoyed some of the humor. Totally recommend it :)

  113. Heaven says:

    I would love to win!!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  114. Maria says:

    I’m SO excited! I knew that OCC Lip Tars were coming to Sephora, but I was a little skeptical in thinking that they wouldn’t come to Canada right away (we tend to get things later), but I was pleasantly surprised and found one yesterday! I bought Strumpet and am now waiting for a few in the mail. LOVE them!

  115. Nora says:

    I remember my first real eyeshadow purchase….it was called “Blooming Colors” from Maybelline….. such a LONGGGG time ago :)

  116. Thomas Murphy says:

    the best movie I was this year was Batman

  117. Tamara F says:

    I’m a mac! oh and white eyeshadow? nah son. That’s just not for me. I’m like NC 44. No. LOL.

  118. Alison says:

    Mac! I’m not so great with computers, but have never had trouble with my apple. It is so frustrating when tech stuff takes up all your time….

  119. I’ve won shimmery white eye shadow. I liked it. Also, funniest movie I saw this year was 21 Jump Street (on DVD). I couldn’t believe how insanely funny it was. Or, maybe I had just gone temporarily insane. lol.

  120. Bel says:

    Today I went to CVS for the Wet n Wild bogofree sale, and scored two blushes: Mellow Wine and Pearlescent Pink, they are far better pigmented than the Milani blushes, so worth it.

  121. Emilee says:

    I was just at Sephora playing with the nail polish- I’d put that sephora gift card to good use :)

  122. Ambrrr says:

    Fingers crossed, there are about 97 things off the top of my head I want from Sephora.

  123. Erica says:

    thanks for the giveaway! :)

  124. Cat says:

    I’m eyeballing those Chanel lip glosses and the MAC Marylin Monroe blush lately, I wish those were sold at Sephora!

  125. Tina Rath says:

    Love to try new makeup and especially moisturizer!

  126. Jess L says:

    Have been fighting the flu all week. Why is it so hard to find a medicine that actually works??

  127. Ruchita says:

    My favorite magazine is Entertainment Weekly. I love keeping up with movies, TV, etc.

  128. amy rouse says:

    I luv me some Sephora.

  129. Julie says:

    I finally just saw the Dark Knight Rises this past week. Anne Hathaway (and her makeup) looked absolutely gorgeous!

  130. April C. says:

    I am a Mac user and I really don’t think that I would wear white eyeshadow, I think it looks funny on me.

  131. Iris says:

    I’m a PC girl even though Macs are way prettier and cooler. PCs are just so much more user-friendly for daily computer-ing.

  132. BooBooNinja says:

    I <3 depotting makeup and consolidating everything.
    Of course, this would be a different story if I had anything that came in luxe packaging! :D

  133. Mary says:

    I’m a mac. :) I got my mom’s old Mac when I was 8 and it’s been love ever since, mainly because I played a lot of lemmings as a kid…

  134. Alison says:

    Skype is really great when you are collaborating on work projects with people from different locations!

  135. Krista says:

    I’ve never used Skype… that makes me feel really, really old.

  136. Carla says:

    I’d be thrilled since sephora already takes a good chunk of my pay check!

  137. Siobhanne says:

    I do wear white eyeshadow (of course, I’m really pale, so it looks quite natural!). Have a great weekend!

  138. Saddy says:

    The best movies I’ve seen this year have been “The Man from Nowhere” (Korea) and “The Raid” (Indonesia). They were both FANTASTIC (if you love graphic crime/action movies). As for a 2012 American movie, definitely The Avengers!!

    White eye shadow on my brown skin? Nope. Maybe as part of a Halloween costume…

  139. Wenz says:

    IM A MAC CHIC! :)
    Had to work today so tomorrow will be super lazy day…I say that while giving the overflowing laundry basket a side eye LOL!

  140. Lala says:

    I’m a mac =)

  141. Nicole says:

    Viva PC!!

  142. Arianne says:

    Hey Karen! Do you ever feel like no matter how much you try to organize your stuff, they seem to always get even messier after? Because that’s how I feel right now. Hahaha… back to sweeping now…

    Hope you’re having a great weekend so far! Scherbie and I are celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving with turkey. :) Kisses to my nephew.

  143. Rosemarie says:

    PC all the way! Thanks as always for the giveaway! :)

  144. Liz says:

    If I win I’d like to get the Urban Decay Vice palette!

  145. Lori says:

    PC for me..MAC doesn’t do what I need in my computer tasks.

  146. Kristi says:

    Still have my very first Bobbi Brown Palette! Still brings a smile to my face when I see it – it’s silly really that I hang on to it. But it marked what I felt like was my entrance into the grown up world. Happy weekend to you & Tabs!

  147. Mariah says:

    <3 the giveaway!

  148. Mina says:

    Ohhhh, I hope I win! :-D

  149. Tina says:

    can u believe i still don’t have a smart phone?

  150. PS says:

    I like instyle magazine. Have a great weekend!

  151. Step says:

    Jane was the last magazine I really liked soooo it’s been awhile..

  152. Nancy says:

    Mac all the way

  153. nabel says:

    happy sunday! i bought a brow pencil from benefit that i’m in love with!

  154. Nina says:

    I am totally a Mac:) love mac cosmetics too:)

  155. Yuri says:

    I need fall makeup :D pick me

  156. I’m obscessed with Glamour UK – it’s by far my favorite mag – great spreads, and just enough trashiness to make it fun. I live for those “My fiance was run over by the florist’s truck on our wedding day” type tragedy stories – I always read them first:)
    Clare @ The Blossom Shed recently posted … Cult Classics – Dr Hauschka Rose Day Cream

  157. Jane says:

    The Blue Angels are making a huge racket overhead in SF today!

  158. Aiste says:

    <3 sephora

  159. Evelyn says:

    I have used one of those style makeover things, still haven’t found a hairstyle that actually looks good. But make up looks good, especially when purchased with a Sephora gift card!

  160. Sherry says:

    I played at Sephora today! Texas is always hot hot hot and at a whopping 53 cool degrees today, there is no better place to hang out. I also used a few of your Twitter ideas and followed them up at the Sephora store today, went home with a new head full of ideas for makeup. The Andy Warhol lip glosses are on my wish list.

  161. Lisa says:

    My cat, Calvin, thinks my laying on the floor is the perfect time for him to fluff my hair with his teeth.

  162. Jessica K says:

    I’m a Mac. My favorite movie thus far has been Looper although by Christmas time it may just be Les Miz. And yes, I used to have to wear white eyeshadow from lashline to brow bone for my dance competitions. It was lovely hahaha :)

  163. Elizabeth Chan says:

    I am dying to try the Benefit porefessional!

  164. Brandy says:

    My favorite movie this year is the avengers but yet I hate the super heroes but I fell in love with this movie it’s was so great but I lost my movie stub

  165. Anna says:

    I am in desperate need of a trip to Sephora! Waiting for their friends and family sale though.

  166. Tatyana G says:

    i have a very old Victoria’s secret peach body lotion that someone gifted me when I was in high school. I don’t use it, but i like the scent and it’s sentimental.

  167. auroragyps says:

    I’m a PC user & gamer, although I don’t play as much as I used to.

  168. Jenny says:

    Playing my pandaren monk!

  169. Katie says:

    Definitely a PC – all my colleagues swear by Macs, but then when something goes wrong they just have to get a whole new one, whereas I can just grab a cheap spare part for mine and fix it myself!

    I saw Looper on Wednesday and thought it was great – Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt were fantastic, and the plot was very well done.

  170. Deborah says:

    Finally got ahold of the Becca Moonstone perfector. Very nice, though maybe even TOO luminizing. Haven’t gotten my application down pat yet. :-)

  171. Katrina says:

    Skype is my best friend! My boyfriend is in the Marine Corps and long-distance so it’s the best alternative to actually seeing him! <3

  172. LauraA says:

    Favorite magazine right now is Harper’s Bazaar UK. Love it.

    Thank you for another great giveaway opportunity, Karen!

  173. Kay J says:

    That’s a hard one! I’m kinda neutral. I like both PCs and Macs!

  174. Kris says:

    If I win, I’ll get WEN hair cleaner-conditioner.

  175. KaylaP says:

    I have to say since I have been using computers for about .. 19-20 years? I’m 25 now but I started using it when I was about 4-5 years old! lol I have always used PC! MAC is nice and all but it’s a bit pricey for me that and I am still trying to get the hang of it! So I will stick to my tried and true Windows :)

  176. Crystal says:

    First time taking my little one to Chuck E. Chesse tonight and let me just say that it will be the last. For a very long time at least! Oooh I need some time to chill…

  177. Melissa W. says:

    Roses are red, violets are blue. Karen is the best, we like you.
    Melissa W. recently posted … Bruno helps with the recycling.

  178. penelope says:

    I’ve never used Skype before! haha
    penelope recently posted … The Lip Scrub That Tastes Like Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

  179. Nikki A says:

    I’m a PC, Macs are way outside my budget! I’ve never Skyped-it would be great since I’m in a long-distance relationship, but he doesn’t even have a computer :( Oh,and white eyeshadow + nw50 skin= does not compute.

  180. Michelle L says:

    I am currently in bed with my own tabby! But I woke at 6 am to give him his breakfast already. When a cat wants to et he means business!

  181. Ashleigh says:

    I think the avengers, the dark knight rises and prometheus are the best movies of the year.
    Ive been wanting to get tarte natural beauty blush

  182. Ellen says:

    I LOVED the movie Ruby Sparks – so sweet and fun!

  183. Sandra says:

    I am really loving the plums & berry looks for this fall and winter.

  184. Pearl says:

    I got an adorable dress today at H&M for $8 because of their Columbus Day Sale! I love me a good deal!

  185. amanda says:

    Just saw Looper the other day and have to say it’s probably my favorite movie this year!

  186. Emily C says:

    I wore the cutest spider earrings today, but I hate real spiders!

  187. Soo says:

    PC all the way! although I do like the aesthetics of Macs more. and I use Skype constantly, mainly to keep in contact with le bf (LDR) and my brother

    I took the LSATs earlier today and feel relieved now that they’re finally over for now.

  188. kristina says:

    I could really go for some Pho right now. :)

  189. Emily says:

    White eyeshadow is intimidating. White eyeliner too……

  190. Lilly says:

    Cant wait to use it for sephora f&f sale

  191. Boo says:

    I’m a Mac, and have been for quite a while. I remember having to rig a protective cover for my G4 cube to keep my cat from turning it off when he walked on it!

  192. marmar says:

    I use MAC & PC *___* Always have!

  193. April says:

    I use both!

  194. Brownie Babe says:

    Im secretly hoping that a MACBOOK PRO would fall from the tree and be mine, all mine.
    Also, I got a new makeup buddy–my boyfriend’s sister!!

    Oo yea. I made a new makeup convert!!

  195. Chris25 says:

    I dropped my cats off at Seer Farms today. I am a sad mommy. :(

  196. Brownie Babe says:

    Um… i dont see my prior comment… I wrote about wanting a MACBOOK PRO. Thats my new computer love. Tehe.

    And also My boyfriends sister is my new makeup buddy, yay for new makeup converts. <3

  197. Yesenia says:

    Stressed for my calc exam this week -_-

  198. Beth says:

    I use a PC at work and a Mac at home. I guess you could call me bi.
    My favorite movie this year is Moonrise Kingdom. It’s fabulous!
    I’m watching a iCarly marathon with my daughters, we are about to do our nails. Grabbed a bunch of the Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure line that were on sale at Walgreens for $1.99! Can’t beat that!

  199. Missy M says:

    Mac at home, PC at work.

  200. My favorite movie this year was The Avengers! :D

  201. Daria Rokk says:

    I never thought I’d go on a beauty website since I always considered myself a rather self-sufficient connoisseur in terms of what’s good and what’s bad for my face/body/mind. But the more I mature, the more I enjoy making use of this sense of social community whereby we all seem to take pride in what makes us so special: our femininity.
    At the moment rather steady and composed in terms of make-up, would not mind exploring the utterly feminine side of beauty (red lipstick, vamp cat look, bold nail polish colours etc) – without bordering on vulgar, since that would be fatal for my career.

  202. Mai says:

    Doing a serious smoky cat eye today – I am totally amazed that this gel eyeliner has not given me raccoon eyes! Small victories :D

  203. Nina says:

    i use both macs and PCs, can’t decide which one i like more!

  204. Stephanie says:

    I’ve actually never used a Mac. I hate Windows, but I like PC gaming, so I have to have a PC. I think I’m gonna end up with a iPad of some sort to do the basic stuff on though.

  205. Kate Williamson says:

    Yeah!

  206. Bethany says:

    Love sephora!!!

  207. Chrissy says:

    Have you ever watched Pawn Stars or Oddities? I’m watching Pawn Stars right now and they are talking about some Andy Warhol shoe paintings.

  208. Joanna says:

    I’m studying for my metabolism exam! There goes my Thanksgiving long weekend (Canadian) xx

  209. nou says:

    white eyeshadow looks too harsh on my darker skin tone…

  210. Joy says:

    Definitely a Mac/Apple girl.

  211. Ash Johnson says:

    Just got finished watching Cabin in the Woods. Pretty good movie.

  212. Smurfette123 says:

    We had our first snow of the season…how sad:(

  213. stacy says:

    Mac only. Need some new fall makeup and would love to win the gift card. Happy Weekend!

  214. Jecs says:

    Sephora – my Disneyland!

  215. Bridget says:

    Got a new boss this past week! Love her!!!

  216. Sunandha says:

    I use skype atleast 5 times a week. My parents and in-laws love talking with my son on skype.
    Sunandha recently posted … Introducing my Son Jake.

  217. Taryn says:

    I’ve recently discovered how pigmented the mufe lipsticks are! Yay! I’m hoping to pick up a couple during the friends and family sale.

  218. Lena says:

    I think I need glasses…

  219. Sandy says:

    Tea and cupcakes sounds like the best date ever. And I like Macs because they’re pretty, but I can’t really use them. Hmmm.

  220. Stacee says:

    Definitely a PC. I remember when we had to use MACs for our photography class and it was just too much of a drag to get used to. I guess people like what they grew up with and I grew up with a PC ;)

  221. Ashley says:

    Keeping my fingers crossed!

  222. Judy says:

    I’m a PC user. I find Mac user interface unintuitive and not user-friendly. I find I have that problem with most Apple products, especially iPhone. You can do exactly what they want you to do, nothing more. Really frustrating for users who want more.

  223. Mireya says:

    I’m definitely a PC girl. I don’t get the hype around Macs. I’ve used them and they’re perfectly fine, but I can’t see wanting to switch. But then again, I don’t seem to ever have the problems that people are always complaining about with PCs.

  224. Katie says:

    I just had some awesome Indian food. (Kinda veering into food coma territory.) Makes up for a sucky Satuday spent studying (look at all those S’s) for midterms…

    Have a lovely weekend, everyone!

  225. Stephanie Kim says:

    I hope you had fun at Sephora, Karen!

  226. Jess says:

    Just drove 6 hours to get back home for Thanksgiving! Looking forward to hitting the Sephora for a LOT of relaxing!

  227. Becky says:

    I would love to win

  228. DSM says:

    The Marilyn Monroe collection sold out at a MAC counter in Chicago in 3 hrs on the day it was released!!

  229. katie says:

    I would looove to win this! I have just recently started to get into makeup so this would help me so much!!

  230. Justine says:

    Yup, I’ve used Skype.

  231. Joy P. says:

    I’m a PC user ever since though I’ve heard MAC works better..

  232. Christine says:

    First lipstick! Not the best one out there, but its what started this craze. (:

  233. Barbara says:

    My favorite magazine is Q.

  234. Anna says:

    PC all the way!

  235. mrsshukra says:

    New to Skype!

  236. jane says:

    i had homemade pho for the first time today. it was great.

  237. Ceci says:

    I’ve never used a Mac, but I get along fine with a PC.

  238. Suzie says:

    I would love to see you do a post with your TOP foundations and why you love them :) A $50 gift card to sephora would be wonderful. Thank you for hosting this giveaway :)

  239. Crystal Sell says:

    I have a PC and love it. I would like a notebook though! Also, I haven’t used Skype although my sister keeps trying to get me to use it.
    sellcrystal2 at yahoo dot com

  240. Nicole.S says:

    My fav magazines are Nylon, Dazed and Confused and I read Graffiti Beach @ issuu.com Luv your blog!

  241. Christine says:

    My son is home from university!

  242. Larie says:

    I do use white eye shadow every once in a while!
    Larie recently posted … Dior Shadow – On Friendship

  243. Justin says:

    Once you go MAC, you never go back!

  244. Alison says:

    I am typing on my Mac right now…love it!

  245. Janet says:

    Today was pretty productive. Hubs got new eye glasses, we cashed in our spare change @ the bank, got my car washed, went grocery shopping and then a Costco run. You know I didn’t get of Costco for less than $200. A good chunk of that went to our new Keurig Platinum, though. We’ve already brewed 4 cups of coffee today. I’m wired! :)

  246. I would totally rock white eyeshadow.

  247. Heidi says:

    I’m a Mac girl, all the way!

  248. Alice says:

    Best movie would definently have to be BRAVE! It was just so cute <3

  249. Kaleigh says:

    I’m a Mac girl all the way!!

  250. Jessie says:

    I used to wear white eyeshadow in junior high, not my best look! ;)

  251. linda says:

    I love sephora

  252. Rachel says:

    I am a PC girl, as I can’t afford a Mac! I’m a desktop girl for the same reason – more bang for the buck! ;)

  253. Alexis W (M0rg3nst3rn) says:

    I think that it is really awesome how you do these giveaways. I think that it is really cool/sweet of you.

    If I would win the giftcard I think I would totally use it on something from the upcoming Cinderella collection that sephora is having. I love Disney movies and so does my little one. I saw that mirror and it looks beautiful. I would probably also buy some more Tarina Tarantino since they are getting rid of it at Sephora…

    I recently started mixed Martial arts and I love it. I am enjoying it so much that I figured I would never do a tournament BUT if I get good enough, I think I would totally do one next year. It might be fun, it is already fun learning from all of the other girls and even some guys help out oo.

    Geez, I’m so tired. i am completely pooped and just rambling, lol.

  254. Sasha L. says:

    I so need and want ciate’s new polish for a month kit at Sephora and it’s LE!!! So gorgeous !!!

  255. Katherine says:

    I finally saw Winter’s Bone, and it was fantastic!

  256. Nicole says:

    Some great holiday stuff just came out, would love to get my hands on some of it!

  257. Nikita says:

    Brave was an amazing movie – I’m so glad I saw it!

  258. Jennifer says:

    I’m a PC!

  259. corinne says:

    Would love to win =) So many good movies this year… looper was pretty good.

  260. Loren says:

    I’m super sad that there’s no Doctor Who this week. Christmas feels so far away.

  261. elle says:

    PC forever!

  262. Tran says:

    I’ve been a MAC user for a few years, but play all my games on my PC (:

  263. Janelle says:

    I’m a PC, though I have an iPhone for work and an iPad :)

  264. mn says:

    Just started watching Bedlam on BBC and it really isn’t the sort of thing to watch by yourself at 3AM (I’m a total wimp). Maybe some conceler bought with giftcard will help the undereye circles I’m sure to develop since I wont be able to get to sleep.

  265. Andrea says:

    I am so obsessed with swagbucks! team zombie!

  266. Agata says:

    I am a PC and my husband is a Mac. I use Skype regularly to talk to my family and friends in Poland.

  267. Sue C. says:

    If I could wear white eye shadow without it looking like I’m wearing white eye shadow I would – it just doesn’t look right on me.

  268. layla says:

    haha, yes, I keep a few eyeshadows that I bought during my college days. (its been been 5 years since I graduated) Not that I’m going to use them, I just had a really great time with my friends when we went to get them. :-) and they remind me of the great afternoon we had!

  269. Maureen says:

    I am so pale that white shadow would not be very dramatic.

  270. HillaryJan says:

    I’m a Mac girl! No PCs for me.

  271. edith says:

    I can’t sleep still hyped up I finally saw my peeps fromhigh school…we had such a great time btw im loving that green eyeshadow.hope el hubs you and tabs are having great weekend.

  272. Mere M. says:

    First, I should say that I’ve been a big, lurking, longtime fan of your blog. You are very funny and extremely informative–not to mention gorgeous and cat-loving! : ) I have many much-loved, much-used drugstore beauty finds, thanks to you.

    Am I keeping a beauty product for sentimental reasons? Yes! I bought a John Frieda leave-in color glaze for brunettes on my last trip to the Boots on Oxford’s Cornmarket Street, the day before I left. I spent a year at Oxford as a visiting student and I loved that huge Boots (a drugstore with a department store-worthy beauty section that included Lancome and Chanel stalls). Long story short, I still have a tube of that glaze on my bathroom counter, but can’t quite bring myself to toss it. : P

  273. Natalia says:

    Moonrise Kingdom is the best movie for this year!

  274. Aline Guimaraes says:

    PC!

  275. Soly says:

    I purchased this macbook just last night. My first foray into Mac! And this is the first thing I am doing on the internet! How’s that for snazzy! :)

  276. saffron says:

    I got offered a free haircut at 8am yesterday morning while I was buying groceries, from a new salon that had moved in next door. I applaud their enthusiastic marketing, but 8am is really early for a spontaneous haircut by an unknown force! ><

  277. shusheshe says:

    Eh, I used a mac for a bit, but went back to PC.

  278. Rachel B. says:

    Yup, I have used Skyped. Our family has mastered the skill of squooooshing to fit in the screen.

  279. Viktoria says:

    A real fall storm today. Grest day to re- organise my makeup collection

  280. Jennifer Bass says:

    I felt the same way when I finished watching FNL, so so sad it’s over, what an amazing series!!

  281. Samantha says:

    Mac all the way, baby! I’ve got my eye on the new iPhone 5, too :)

  282. I actually do wear white eyeshadow! My go-to brow bone highlight is Bobbi Brown Bone, which is an off-white. I use my 217 with it, so it disappears into my skin but leaves my brow bone highlighted for sure! It’s like magic!
    Sunny @ Mostly Sunny recently posted … Did I Wink with Koji Dolly Wink Liquid Eyeliner?

  283. *yawn* Attended the best wedding party of the century yesterday! I feel like a train wreck but it was so worth it!

  284. Ana Ribeiro says:

    Mac!

    Living in Uruguay, with family in the US and in Brazil, I’m on Skype all-the-freaking-time. :D

  285. Supriya says:

    I’ve been a PC my entire life but I’m slowly converting to MAC with all the cool apple products out there now :) happy Sunday!

  286. Kate says:

    Both a PC and a Mac! I know, I know, I’m a heretic! But we have both computers and I love them both. I remember when Skype was first introduced and becoming a “thing”. It was really cool to think about seeing someone thousands of miles away AND being able to talk to them. Then again, I also remember dial-up Internet and life BEFORE the internet, so clearly I’ve lived through the Dark Ages.

  287. Jan T. says:

    I have an 18 year old Russian Blue who thinks Tabs is doing a fine job of keeping you on your toes! He must be an excellent boss! I know Gorby is taking notes so I can serve him in the same capacity!

  288. Jane says:

    My 5 year old laptop is acting weird. . . I’m sure it’s time for a new one. A Sephora gift card would be a lovely diversion from all the tech stuff.

  289. Cynthia Fucci says:

    Sorry Mac and PC, but I’m a Linux girl! :)

  290. Jennifer says:

    Today is my son’s 4th birthday!

  291. Pam says:

    I’ve worn Mac’s white frost eyeshadow – I like the way it brightens up the eye.

  292. Jennifer Pham says:

    Just saw Pitch Perfect–fun movie! Although the plot is pretty predictable.

  293. Liz says:

    I love candy!

  294. Winn says:

    I got a Mac for college a couple of years ago and I’m a complete convert!

  295. Tiffany says:

    It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada so basically all I’m doing this weekend is eating!

  296. Liz says:

    I wish the weekend were longer.

  297. Unnur Helga says:

    I’m a Mac girl for cosmetics and computers :)

  298. Gala says:

    my wedding is in a month!!

  299. becca says:

    I love Sephora!

  300. Jackie says:

    I love Nars blushes!! I cant believe i already collected so many! Thanks for the reviews, Karen!

  301. ell says:

    I have a bunch of things I need to do but I’m surfing the internet and watching Pretty Little Liars. Typical Sunday!

  302. Noga says:

    Oh Karen, I’d really love to win – it’s my bday tomorrow :)

    For some reason, I can’t bring myself to throw out cosmetics packaging, not just LE ones… I think I’ll have to at some point, the drawer dedicated to them is crazy full!

  303. jennifer says:

    I would love to try a lip primer form Sephora!

  304. Nicole says:

    I can never get the hang of doing the cat eye liner look. I always look like I have a black eye

  305. Daniella says:

    Congratulations on your interview with Mr Too Faced! Amazing :)
    Now..fave movie of the year: I just saw Moonrise Kingdom for the first time, last night.
    It BLEW MY MIND. It has got to be most wonderfully whimsical movie ever made. I adored it!!

  306. Erin says:

    I wish I was in California right now too! :)

  307. Anna says:

    My husband was cleaning out his truck yesterday and found my Nars Chihuahua lip gloss I wore at our wedding…4 years ago. I’ll never get rid of it!

  308. Marilyn says:

    Hi Karen, glad to hear you enjoyed soCal! I used to live there. Sometimes I miss CA but Oregon is pretty great – we get to stay in the car while the gas station attendant pumps the gas which makes me feel pretty special! Thanks for this giveaway.
    Marilyn recently posted … Smashbox: Beauty Exposed

  309. Chelsea says:

    How long have you been interested in make up?

  310. E says:

    I’m a Mac, though it’s slowing down on me and I need to save up for a new one.

  311. Chelsea Sparling says:

    So glad I caught this before it was over!

  312. Terri B says:

    Skype is great

  313. Amy Z says:

    White shadow is hard to pull off with darker skintones, but white eyeliner for the inner corners/lower lashline is amazing! Rimmel Kohl Pencil =)

  314. Julie says:

    I love Skype! It is such a great way to keep in contact with friends and family all over the country!

  315. Teresa says:

    I <3 Karen and Sephora!

  316. Danielle says:

    Skype is great – lets me keep in touch with my brother in Germany, as well as seeing his daughter!

  317. christine says:

    hi karen! happy october!!

  318. Faiza says:

    I am definitely a PC person. I know I know everyone says that MACs are amazing, but I am just so comfortable with my PC and it does everything I need it to do so it’s good for me! And of course I’ve used Skype… it’s the best invention ever to keep in touch with loved ones far away!

  319. Janet says:

    I’ve tried white eyeshadow, but it’s not a daily thing for me!

  320. Patrice D says:

    Karen, hello! I can’t tell you how happy I am that I’ve found your makeup blog. I’m Filipino, too, and it’s been pretty difficult to rely on swatches and reviews online when the beauty blogger’s skin tone is so far off from mine. Thank you for your blog!

  321. Lydia says:

    I’m a PC.

  322. sandy says:

    trader joe’s or whole foods?

  323. Anna says:

    I’ve been a Mac for over 3 years and love it!

  324. Jenn says:

    I’m a beginner when it comes to makeup, and your blog has helped me lots!

  325. Yukari says:

    I’m a Mac girl for sure! I really want a new laptop b/c mine is so old.. Saving for a Pro!

  326. Jessica says:

    We are spending the afternoon watching a football game and then we are taking the kidlet to the pumpkin patch for the first time to pick out a pumpkin (or really just to take adorable pictures!) I love fall!

  327. Liz says:

    Today is moving day!

  328. Ann says:

    I would never wear white eyeshadow (again). I wore it over 35 years ago. :-)

  329. Dee says:

    I’m supposed to be studying right now. :D

  330. Y. says:

    still have my first eyeshadow;)

  331. Vicky Hoang says:

    are you ready for fall/winter?! you should post outfits up!!

  332. Amy D. says:

    I am SO behind on my magazine reading as of late!!

  333. AmyD says:

    i’ve been teaching myself how to tightline this week!

  334. Bre says:

    Hello! First, thank you for creating this give-away. It’s very kind of you! :) I currently use a MAC, after using a PC for seven years. I like them. I am a twenty-six year old teacher. I teach children who are amazing and brave, and they all have diagnosed learning disabilities and ADHD. Funny thing is, so do I. Everyday, I feel fortunate enough to be doing something I love and it makes me feel like all of the struggles I’ve personally gone through regarding school and life in general all worth it. I’m a Korean adoptee, and when I came across your blog, I was happy to see an Asian American woman who is both articulate and beautiful. Even though I grew up in the inner city and around diversity in most senses of the word, I still felt ‘different.’ I just am glad to see more women of color having and providing cosmetic reviews and blogs regarding many other issues. As for white eyeshadow, I have worn it! I like Vanilla by Urban Decay because it’s not pure white; it has a golden white tone. I am currently wearing it now, as well as UD eyeliner in Evidence, a shimmery navy blue eyeliner. I wear UD Naked Foundation in Shade 7 and since I’m a bit tanner but not 7.5 cause it’s for rosy/ pink undertones and I’m golden, I mix it with Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer in Tan. This is the only makeup I wear during work from seven in the mornj g I six at night. I love makeup though, but don’t wear it unless its the weekend. I’ve babbled on and on. Thank you for reading and best wishes to the winner! :)

  335. Jill says:

    i like an off-white shadow for the browbone/inner corner

  336. Khalilah says:

    Best movie: the Amazing Spiderman :). Loved Andrew Garfield’s energy, and Emma Stone’s look in this one.

  337. Roxanne says:

    I’m dying to get my hands on Gaga’s Fame. Sooo bad.

  338. Lulle says:

    I’m more of a PC person, I just master it better than MACs so I feel more confident!
    Hope you’re having a great week-end!
    Lulle recently posted … Victoria’s Secret the Nakeds Eye Kit – review

  339. Kim says:

    I’m a huge Mac fan girl!! On my Sephora wish list right now are the Urban Decay Naked foundation & the tarte fantastic foursome blush set!

  340. Darlene says:

    PC…Loved The Hunger Games!

  341. Darlene says:

    Loved The Hunger Games!

  342. Mishka says:

    I do use both pc and mac, pc at home mac at work. I have to admit i love my pc, its an alienware so the light make it more appealing and fun. Plus my name is tagged on it in alien text, pretty cool.

  343. Regina says:

    I can’t wait for Magic Mike to come out on DVD!

  344. Evelyn says:

    Over here typing on my mac writing a paper for Junior English, the life of a college student (^.^)/

  345. steph b says:

    My favorite mag is Velo. Love my cycling!

  346. Abby says:

    I’m definitely a Mac girl! I love my little laptop. :)

  347. Jessica says:

    I am definitely a MAC girl! Makeup and computers ;) Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  348. Let says:

    I still prefer PC to Mac.

  349. Christine says:

    PC :)!

  350. Julianna says:

    ELF just released some super cute nail polish colors and they are available at target for $2! I just bought some this morning- so excited to try them out!

  351. Jordan says:

    I’m so sick right now! Been reading your blog as I rest up :)

  352. Lydia Castillo says:

    I’m thinking of finally trying Nars Laguna

  353. Jasmine says:

    Want to watch the Super Bowl in New Orleans!

  354. kasey says:

    I’m training for my first 5k!

  355. Carol says:

    PC for me.

  356. Jordan says:

    I actually do wear white eyeshadow, mostly b/c I am pale though hard to get a good highlight when you are pale

  357. Eileen says:

    I love to use white eyeshadow to brighten my tear ducts! It doesn’t look fake because I’m so pale haha :)

  358. Suzi says:

    I don’t think white es would look so great on my nc40 skin tone

  359. Felis says:

    Best movie I have seen so far was Looper. WOW.

  360. veronica says:

    Love urban decay need a make up tips I love to search utube for tutorials. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  361. Cass says:

    I am having a really bad day/week/month/year. This would really cheer me up!

    I have never used Skype.

  362. Nobu says:

    Having a lazy Sunday! But you need those now and then. I hope you are having a great day :) it’s cold and rainy in VA but I have the heat on with warm apple cider.

  363. onegreatsmile says:

    I’m a pc. And I use Skype to talk to my sister who lives in Switzerland. Technology has come a long way from the tissue box sized rotary dial phones of yore!!!!

  364. Tingting says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  365. Gail says:

    Have an HP all in one – kinda like a MAC but I’m sure MAC is much better.

  366. Lisa G-L says:

    Hi Karen! I am definitely a PC. I use Skype to stay in touch with my little cousins (who are not so little anymore) while they’re away at college. Thank you for the giveaway! :)

  367. M says:

    I hate talking on the phone, video chatting is the way to go!

  368. knownever says:

    If I were to win I would totally buy the illamasqua mint green cream shadow and some laura mercier creme de pistache bath products. Having a revived mint green moment!

  369. Stephanie C says:

    I am a PC and for the life of me cannot figure out skype. :) maybe i do not have the patience. :)

  370. Denise says:

    I do keep old makeup for sentimental reasons. I don’t have it in a special place or anything, but whenever I clean out my makeup, there are certain things I just can’t toss because of strong memories I have attached to them.

  371. Jody says:

    I iz a Mac.

  372. TrippyPixie says:

    I’m definitely a PC person. I think that a Mac is great for doing any sort of graphic project, but for my needs (word processing and a web browser), a PC gets the job done. Not to mention that it’s much cheaper.

  373. Rahaf says:

    I really want the YSL glossy stain, but it’s crazy expensive

  374. Vivian Kwok says:

    I am sitting in my office, on a beautiful Sunday, working…It’s Thanksgiving Long Weekend in Vancouver, BC and we have this crazy warm weather today..To pass time,I googled beauty blog and stumbled across this!! Entertaining, fun and with neat info! Thanks so much for making my day less painful!!

  375. bonnie says:

    It’s Canadian Thanksgiving, so happy thanksgiving Karen (:
    I love sitting home on a sunday & catching up on everything your blog!

  376. Sylvia says:

    I’m enjoying my Sunday evening by cuddling with the dogs on the couch.

  377. Sara says:

    My favorite magazines are Allure, Lucky and InStyle.

  378. Jessica says:

    I like cats.

  379. christine says:

    I love pumpkin spice lattes. Ready for fall weather though. I think that I got a little burnt at the pumpkin patch today.

  380. Tanya says:

    I am a pc, but I do have an iPhone and a iPad. Mac’s cost too much and all I do is surf the web anyway. I’ve never tried skype, I’m afraid of getting dropped calls – dropped calls really annoy me!

  381. Roxann says:

    I’ve tried Skype, it was okay at first. Then for some reason it started acting up. Pop-ups started showing up so I had to uninstall. Maybe I will install it again. Or not.

  382. Lyndsay says:

    I only use white eyeshadow when I am going for a mod look. And I am totally Mac girl :)

  383. Emily says:

    Finally getting some cool fall weather here. Love it!

  384. Barbara says:

    Just saw Pitch Perfect and LOVED it. So funny, sweet, poignant and filled with crazy-talented people. Love Allure and InStyle magazines and love Sephora. Thanks for your contests, Karen!!

  385. Bernice says:

    We’re still having gorgeous weather in Vancouver! It’s such a shocker because it usually rains all day, every day in October.

  386. I am totally a Mac girl all the way. I have been for 8 years now. I hate that I can’t use a Mac at work.

  387. Anne Wadzinski says:

    I have a wedding to be in next month and I need to find a good makeup look that I can do myself! You’re blog is always a great place to start.

  388. Hohe says:

    I’m a PC girl, but have a few Mac products.

  389. Anonne says:

    Love the redesign of this blog and love that shot of the NARS colors! I heart NARS.

  390. Rebecca says:

    I’m so excited for Halloween!

  391. Katelynn says:

    Once you go Mac you never go back! :)

  392. Kiara says:

    I’m dying to try that Sephora false eyelash applicator…I need to wear falsies for dance performances but am absolutely awful at applying them myself. I’m thinking this could be my salvation??

  393. Laura says:

    I have been using a Mac since I was 4 yrs old and now I’m 31. Always Mac over PC :)

  394. I have a PC but I’d LOVE a Mac someday!
    Krystle(Baking Beauty) recently posted … Skincare Giveaway US/CAN

  395. Joyce says:

    I just finished my exam. I have 2 more to study for and to take. =(

  396. gigi (gina p) says:

    Thanks for the giveaway — I’m currently typing with two birds on my shoulder and a bunny in my lap.

  397. Nikki M says:

    i’m a pc person! and speaking of which, on my android phone your new site doesn’t really work :( but i’m loving the new layout and everything!

  398. Jessica says:

    I’m a mac!

  399. RJ says:

    I love my Macbook!

  400. Jayd says:

    I have a long-distance relationship so I live on skype!!

  401. Tricia says:

    Mac girl here!! I’ve almost forgotten how to use my PC lol!

  402. Zhar says:

    I LOVE Skype, it helped me keep in touch with so many friends and family while I was abroad and away at University =D

  403. BB says:

    NY Magazine is my favorite.

  404. Janira says:

    Hey Karen, I was wondering if you’ve tried any of O.C.C.’s lip tars? Now that Sephora carries them, I’m more curious to try them than ever before.

  405. Savannah says:

    I visited my boyfriend today!

  406. Kellie says:

    I have always been a PC girl….but I have been wanting to try a MAC lately! They just LOOK so pretty.

  407. Renee says:

    Thanks for the giveaway Karen!

  408. Elisa says:

    I use my laptop everyday and your blog is the first place i go to. I love reading all your posts.

  409. Helen says:

    I have actually never tried any MAC products!

  410. Teresa says:

    I’m so excited for all the holiday make-up launches! Gonna go for it and wear a red lip by year’s end, I promise!

  411. Janelle says:

    I am a PC.

  412. Brooke says:

    This weekend was a busy one. We washed and groomed all four kitties and took our 18 lb. orange tabby, Butters (who is a HUGE fan of Tabs btw), to the vet for his monthly steroid shot (he’s got allergies).

  413. MelodyJ says:

    I am a PC. It’s still one of the best gaming experience you can have.
    Best movies so far this year are The Hunger Games, The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises.

  414. chibicheeks says:

    PC! Mac’s are good computers, but they cost so much. Plus, too much proprietor crap with it. PC’s are more customizable

  415. Jennie Taylor says:

    I did a metallic blue cat eye today and fell in LOVE with it

  416. Nadia A. says:

    Hi! My favorite magazine is InStyle Magazine. I have been an InStyle Magazine subscriber for about seven years.

  417. Morgan says:

    Made my first crockpot meal tonight! Mushroom beef stew, amaaaazing! I’m definitely a slow cooker convert now :)

  418. Cathy says:

    I am lusting over the white ceramic Chanel watch. I DIE.

  419. Natalie says:

    Fall is here! What better way to celebrate than with a trip to Sephora?

  420. Anna says:

    I wanna win!

  421. Rozae says:

    I can’t pick one, like mac for one thing and pc for others!

  422. Mary says:

    I would totally wear white eyeshadow!

  423. Ana Costa says:

    I’m seeing this guy at the moment, and decided to take him to my pub where they do amazing gastro pub food – we both order monkfish scampi – which is super yummy, succulent and leaves u asking for more, but the day I decide to bring a guy and impress him with good food the chef decided to over cook the scampis, they came out slightly darker than usual, but very dry :(

  424. Jessica says:

    I have my fingers crossed for this one!!

  425. jenelle says:

    Dear Diary,
    It sucks when you go threw a break up and u don’t want to use make up. Life is hard but someone elses is hardier. And you can’t cover lifes scars with concealer. What keeps us sane is the drive of wanting greatness and to be famous….

  426. Carmen says:

    Love my Mac what else would I use

  427. Esther says:

    I love skype! one of my best friends lives in canada (I’m in georgia), so we skype a lot. last night, we talked for four hours haha

  428. Anne says:

    I want new shoes and more makeup!

  429. Sara P. says:

    I am a mac :)

  430. Sherice says:

    Best movie I’ve seen this year was End of Watch…it still haunts me. So well written, acted and heart wrenching. It has stayed with me!

  431. Rosie says:

    I’ve tried white eyeshadow before, but I haven’t quite figured it out yet.

  432. MF says:

    I should be working on a paper right now, but I’m having much more fun on your site ;)

  433. Patty says:

    My roommate knew that my boyfriend and I had a tough time this weekend, resulting in taking some time apart, and he gave me the most satisfying hug. Made me realize the healing power of human touch.

  434. Julie says:

    finally bought Burberry Brit today; I’ve been eyeing it for months!

  435. Lorraine ER says:

    I’ve never used Skype because I’m usually scrubbing around in my pj’s in front of the computer and don’t want to get all prettied up to talk to someone over the computer, lol. If I had family or a significant other far away I would probably get over that and love Skype.

  436. Hazel says:

    Happy anniversary to us! :-)

  437. Wendy says:

    I could never use a mac. I think because I learned on DOS, before Windows, I need both mouse buttons and all the keyboard shortcuts. Trying on Mac takes me way too long and is frustrating!

  438. Amaris says:

    I would never wear white eyeliner! :(

  439. Vanessa F says:

    I love my macbook pro! Best computer I’ve ever had.

  440. Jennyjen813 says:

    Im loving all the columbus day sales/discount codes! :)

  441. Stephanie C says:

    Woot to October! Right now I have an intl package in customs though ;( It’s been at customs for over two weeks. I hope it arrives soon!

  442. Crystal says:

    I’m an Apple junkie !

  443. LAURA says:

    Ive been dreaming about that new Urban Decay palette ever since you posted the swatches

  444. Bonnie says:

    My current home computer is a Mac, as is my work computer, but prior to this year, I’ve always owned and used PCs. I don’t lean heavily toward one or the other, though.

  445. Menia says:

    I use Skype all the time to talk to my parents who live in another city far away!

  446. blkrox says:

    NOT a good day for Bay Area baseball :-(

  447. Michaela says:

    I would love to try any MAC product, unfortunately I haven’t had the chance so far but I’m still hoping because there will be my birthday and Christmas quite soon! :-)

  448. Rosa says:

    Honey Boo Boo would definitely wear white eyeshadow!

  449. Mandy says:

    Just returned from Europe with lots of goodies!

  450. Claire says:

    Hope I win a gift card. : )

  451. Julia says:

    I just bought the Urban Decay Ocho Loco Eyeliner Set and its great! The colors are so nice, and can give a pop of color!

  452. Shauna says:

    Yays! Sephora :)

  453. I would LOVE to win this because I’ve been DYING to get my hands on the Urban Decay Vice palette… :)
    Marilyn @ Lipgloss and Spandex recently posted … How I (would) wear my Michael Kors watch

  454. Clara says:

    Thank you so much for this giveaway! Happy THanksgiving!

  455. Brittany says:

    Tomorrow I start my diet….again….lol

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