Two Ways to Win the Sally Hansen HD Hi-Definition Nail Color Collection

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The giveaway is now closed to new entries, and the winners are being contacted. :) Good luck!


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San Francisco is famous for foggy summer days, especially through July and August. It’s part of the city’s charm, not knowing what to expect from the weather, and why visitors to SF should always dress prepared. :)

Sometimes, though, when it’s warm almost everywhere else in America, SF’s overcast days get *really old*.

Up here in Marin County this morning, about 10 miles north of the city, I woke up to one of those foggy summer days.

I decided to brighten my outlook with brightly colored nails — a crazy mix of colors from the new Sally Hansen HD Hi-Definition Nail Color collection ($6 each).

Here are seven of the collection’s eight shades (click here to see the eighth color, Digital, a shimmery cool pink).

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Hi Def

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Cyber

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Lite

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Pixell Pretty

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Three D

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Hi Res

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Blu

To make the vibrant, shimmery polishes in this collection, Sally says they used liquid crystals and pure pigments. The colors are supposed to be as clear and brilliant as high definition TV.

Looking at these colors, I can’t help but smile. The shades are like little bursts of bright color on my nails!

I think it’s time for a giveaway. :)

The prize

Five lucky ladies will win a set of Sally Hansen HD Hi-Definition Nail Colors with all eight polishes (a $50 value).

The prize includes…

  1. Hi Def: a shimmery green
  2. Cyber: a shimmery purple
  3. Lite: a shimmery yellow
  4. Pixell Pretty: a shimmery teal
  5. Three D: a shimmery orange
  6. Hi Res: a shimmery red
  7. Blue: a shimmery blue
  8. Digital: a shimmery hot pink

How to enter…

Entering is easy. There are two different ways, 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. In it, tell me what brightens your mood on a gloomy day.

Bright nail polishes, upbeat dance songs and Tabs are all things that cheer me up.

Follow meSecond, enter by following me on Twitter and retweeting (RT) the following message:

RT @karenmbb: RT to Win $50 in Sally Hansen HD Hi-Definition Nail Color. http://tinyurl.com/n78vxw

Recap…

  1. Enter by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post, and don’t forget to use a valid email address so I can reach you if you win.
  2. Follow me on Twitter and retweet the following message:

    RT @karenmbb: RT to Win $50 in Sally Hansen HD Hi-Definition Nail Color. http://tinyurl.com/n78vxw

I’ll choose the five winners at random from among the people who enter by 11:59 PM PST on Saturday, July 25.

Kali tihi!

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

P.S. To celebrate the launch of the HD Hi-Definition collection, Sally Hansen’s hosting an online sweepstakes with prizes like an HD TV, an iPod and a bunch of Sally Hansen goodies. Head over to the Sally Hansen website to enter.


The giveaway is now closed to new entries, and the winners are being contacted. :) Good luck!


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  1. Beth says:

    Taking a nap!

  2. evo says:

    a hug from the boy…..especially if it was a long day

  3. Lynn says:

    Chipotle definitely brightens my mood on a gloomy day!
    That stuff is addictive!

  4. cloudburst says:

    A good dinner & relaxing night on the couch.

  5. Maria says:

    Listening to Indian (Desi songs), since I don’t get time to listen to the music!Maria

  6. Lindsay says:

    I love eating a chocolate cupcake! :)

  7. Spiff says:

    A hot cup of milk tea always brightens me up!

  8. jennifer says:

    what brightens my day is seeing my children smile…drinking a very cold Sunkist and bright pink lipgloss
    .-= jennifer’s last blog post… Illamasqua FINALLY at Sephora =-.

  9. Amanda says:

    Applying self-tanner and painting my toes a sparkly color tricks my mind into thinking it is bright and beautiful outside. My mood instantly improves!

  10. emma says:

    what cheers me up on a gloomy day:
    tea, horror movies, bubbles baths and card games : )

    did you wear all these amazing colors at once? i love multi-colored nails, its so much more fun not to have to pick a color.

  11. Kerry says:

    On a gloomy day, I like to wear a little brighter blush than usual. It makes me look more awake and alive.
    Also, there’s nothing like a great cup of coffee and a piece of chocolate brownie. Here in New Zealand, we love our “flat whites”, they are kind of like a latte, but with more espresso, and only a wee bit of velvety steamed milk. Mmmm :)

  12. Tuhina says:

    On a gloomy day I cheer myself up by watching one of my favorite movies… Dirty Dancing… or one of my Bollywood fav’s Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.

  13. Allilanta says:

    Sipping a mocha latte from Starbucks and giving myself a bright mani/pedi cheer me up. Though I have to admit, reading makeup reviews and planning my next haul is even better therapy.

  14. Flavia says:

    Relaxing in the tub and cuddling my dog :)

    P.S.: I hope this isn’t just for US residents…
    .-= Flavia’s last blog post… Konad! =-.

  15. Caroline says:

    Strangely, it is painting my nails a bright fun color!

  16. Rubbing Alcohol says:

    Wearing some BRIGHT colour and super cute panties!

  17. SmokeJunkie says:

    What cheers me up? People tripping… Just watching someone walking and, all of the sudden, trip (the best part is when they pretend nothing happened) brightens my day. Makes me feel shiny and new. Schadenfreude.

  18. Sarah Cohen says:

    Hey :)

    Things that brighten up my day:

    DIY Sugar Scrub-
    Lime Juice and Sugar :D and DIY Facials too! Lemmon and Honey!

    Chocoloate Chip Cookies

    When each of my my nails are different colors!

    Your blog! I LOVE beaty tips!

    I’m in high school btw.

  19. jessica says:

    ahh i’m so jealous of your hair in your 7/22 post. i WISH my hair would wave like that. hope you’re having a fab week!

  20. tali says:

    watching True Blood!!!

  21. Jenn says:

    Hmm, things that brighten up my gloomy days are food and snuggling with my bf’s chubby kitty!

    These colors are AMAZING!!!

  22. Marisol says:

    I am SO over the fog. What brightens my day? Seeing pictures of my 1 yr old & 4 yr old nephews. I don’t get to see them as often as I would like so the pictures remind me how awesome they are.

  23. Michelle says:

    There are so many things that cheer me up! I love a good coffee, bright flowers, and singing as loud as I can! I also LOVE to paint my nails and I’m in SF feeling the cold fun of summer which is NO FUN! Thanks for the giveaway!
    .-= Michelle’s last blog post… Ways To Win A Keurig Coffee Brewer =-.

  24. rex says:

    i try to do a bit of pampering to pick myself up. i’ll give myself a manicure in a cheerful color, or do something fun with my makeup.

  25. I hear ya on the weather, we are neighbors. What cheers me up? A nap, a good movie, candy, good music with a strong beat, and every once in a while some hot chocolate. Oh and fuzzy socks! :)

    (ps I just followed you on twitter but I’m private but I did RT – gypsydancer13)
    .-= It’s Called Maintenance’s last blog post… Urban Decay Fall Line 1st thoughts =-.

  26. Eve says:

    On a gloomy day, there is nothing that brightens up my day like shopping. I have quite an addiction and love new stuff. But if I am broke at the moment, I get some ben&jerry and watch a romantic comedy.
    .-= Eve’s last blog post… Parisky’s First Giveaway =-.

  27. Tiffany says:

    What brightens my mood: my pup, my hubby, dessert, and good music!

  28. Brianna says:

    Hugs from my Boyfriend ♥
    A good book
    Funny Movies
    New Clothes or Makeup ♥

  29. jenn says:

    A good cup of a tea and a homemade dinner cheers me up on a gloomy day! :)

  30. Hyzenthlay says:

    I like making dinner, standing in the kitchen chopping lots of fresh veggies and that sort of thing. Nothing smells better than garlic and onions sauteing in olive oil! I feel like it’s been a LONG time since I’ve had a gloomy weather day . . . I love rain and clouds :)

  31. jenn says:

    I follow on twitter and I tweeted:

    http://twitter.com/jennrach/status/2806071655

  32. Misti says:

    My mood is always brightened by lunch with a friend. Or, making chai while at work. :)

  33. Shawna says:

    to brighten my day, I look out the window and find some sort of living thing (bird, squirrel, etc) to bring a smile to my face. always works 4 me.

  34. Alex says:

    On gloomy rainy days I wear bright yellow rain boots to cheer me up

  35. YadiQ says:

    a good workout, a good cry and being able to voice my opinion always cheers me up

  36. Tanya says:

    A long, relaxing bubble bath, a mug of hot chocolate and a feel good chick flick :)

  37. Jenna says:

    Watching a great movie or TV show (right now we’re on Buffy!) with my boyfriend.

  38. Carol L says:

    My 3 cats brighten up my day and a good cupcake will do also!

  39. Jamie says:

    a good book. a blanket. and some hot chocolate :)

  40. Cheng says:

    Cute, furry, baby animals never fail to brighten my day, especially anything on cuteoverload.

  41. Nancy says:

    a cup of Starbucks, a small beauty purchase…last week I was gloomin’ somethin’ fierce, and I ended up going to Target and bought the Sonia Kashuk flat head blusher brush and some new Nivea body wash. I love both, and the purchase made me smile again!

  42. Trude says:

    Woo those are def some happy colors! Cuddling with my pup, blog reading, good tunes and a good book help keep up my spirits. That and a good laugh thanks to awkwardfamilyphotos.com. ;)
    .-= Trude’s last blog post… It’s Too Hot. =-.

  43. Lo says:

    Ooooh I like! For me, it’s definitely staying in with my best friend and watching cheesy movies or bad tv and eating ice cream.

  44. KC says:

    Heh, I actually kinda like gloomy days. But if it puts me in a funk, I go for a run or curl up with my dog (she isn’t the curling up type, so she’ll sanp me out of a funk pretty quickly).

  45. Val says:

    Love the HD colors! Already used the 3-D. Keeping cool inside with the a/c today.
    Thanks

  46. Vanessa H says:

    Lovely colors!

    I’m one of those people that does actually get depressed in the winter, I live for the sun! My bf knows and he’ll make me a pina colada or a blue Hawaiian to make me think of summer and the sun…and he’ll watch a chick flick with me without complaining, which is always awesome lol.

    If he’s not around, I read a good/funny book (by Jennifer Crusie!) to get away :-D

  47. Megan says:

    Chocolate or flowers perk up gloomy days for me. I have this violet growin on the windowsill in my office and it always brightens my day…and well chocolate is pretty much awesomeness in food form.

  48. Brittany says:

    Listening to anything by 311 instantly lifts me up. I also enjoy making new Rachel Ray recipes.

  49. Christy says:

    I’m actually quite fond of overcast days. However, for the days when I am feeling gloomy (rain or shine), I like to have a cup of lemon honey tea (hot/cold), put on some Bow Wow Wow, and go read an old favourite book.

  50. liis177 says:

    A cup of peppermint tea and my honey(bf) :)
    .-= liis177′s last blog post… The Good, The Bad, and the UGLY!! =-.

  51. l says:

    beauty blogs!

  52. Terri says:

    Breyers strawberry premium ice cream, Godiva truffles, LUSH bath bombs and manis/pedis in sexy, standout colours. And reading Jane Austen or watching a really good rom-com.

  53. Marmar says:

    Dudage.. the Pixell Pretty is just like the OPI polish I’ve been rocking.. only better and brighter. Btw, I have to ask.. how is the smell? I tried Sally’s HD top coat and the smell was so strong, I got an instant migraine. I love the colours but if it’s anything like the top coat.. ><

    My little man (Felix), playing fetch with me instantly makes me happy.
    .-= Marmar’s last blog post… セクシーガールbyFITS for yo’ lips =-.

  54. Liza says:

    Great music, a great book, and cooking something yummy

  55. KyaLyn says:

    My puppies bouncing all over the place and smile from my hubby.

  56. Lily says:

    eating some good food and watching movies :)

  57. RZ Sokol says:

    On a gloomy day, I try to get myself a not so serious book, a big bowl of popcorn, and some sparkling wine. There’s just something about those bubbles and popping that cheers me up!

  58. Janet says:

    New beauty products or a good movie!

  59. Gracie says:

    going to MAC and seeing my BFF’s

  60. Lydia says:

    Taking a nap brightens my mood too :)
    .-= Lydia’s last blog post… TODAY ONLY! FREE Travel Essentials Set ($30 value) + FREE shipping‏ =-.

  61. Erika says:

    Up beat song for sure and eating sweet deserts will brighten my day!

  62. Kristina says:

    hot coffee, candles and my kitties

  63. Zdubb says:

    If I’m out and about: brightly colored rainboots will perk me up.
    If I’m at home? A nap. Nothing beats a nap when it’s all yucky outside.
    .-= Zdubb’s last blog post… Don’t Call My Name. =-.

  64. MaryMary says:

    I’m 1,000 miles away from the people I love the most, and rainy days can bring out the loneliness. So, I like to call those people I love and let their voices make me feel better. Sometimes I make brownies too. Chocolate also helps one forget about dreary skies. :)

  65. Caitlin says:

    Fresh baked goodies (like Chocolate chip cookies or cupcakes), milk, a warm throw blanket, a chick flick, and a good friend or significant other. Perfect way to pick yourself up when the doom and gloom sets in.

  66. Tiera says:

    Good music always cheers me up, lately it’s been the Hairspray movie soundtrack, or the Wicked soundtrack!! Or, of course, a good Golden Girls or Will & Grace rerun!!

  67. Marina says:

    The Internets :D

  68. Cora says:

    Good people and good times :)

  69. day says:

    strawberry smoothies and aviators cheer me up. of course, there’s always retail therapy, haha:)

  70. 7deadlycyns says:

    A good movie, sweet tea, and painting my toes! (although not usually simultaneously…)
    .-= 7deadlycyns’s last blog post… Un-BEAR-able =-.

  71. Elaine says:

    Late night texts from friends who make me smile. I Love Lucy. Daydreaming. My friends Hammer of the Gods. Designing or creating ANYTHING. Lots of color. My family. :)

    Believe me, no matter what, I’ll find something to make me smile on a gloomy day!

  72. Tracey says:

    What brightens my mood on a gloomy day… is going for a walk around harbor island with the boyfriend and sittin on a bench with a blanket together for a snacking picnic :D

    thanks for this giveaway!!

  73. Nessa says:

    Let’s see. I usually like really gloomy days because that means that it rains and I LOOOOOVE the rain! But if I had to choose, sleeping would be the best way to cheer me up. Cuddling up in some warm pj’s, getting my down blanket, and napping!
    .-= Nessa’s last blog post… Win Swarovski Encrusted L’Oreal Lipstick @ Bionic Beauty =-.

  74. Ashley A says:

    i pick something in my make up routine to be especially bright. either lips, eye shadow, or blush. just one thing to really pop

  75. angelina says:

    definately bright happy polish lifts my mood on a gloomy day.

  76. Alexandra says:

    My boyfriend’s smile, music, and fresh chocolate chip cookies.

  77. Nikki says:

    Bright polishes makes me feel young!!!!
    But on days that i needed some cheering up, talking with my hubby definitely cheers me up as I can go crazy on him and he won’t judge me :D
    .-= Nikki’s last blog post… Askmewhats Revisits: Mineraux Skin Perfecting Minerals Beach Tan Bronzer =-.

  78. Alison says:

    Things that always cheer me up are: hugs from my fiance and kitties, rocking out to David Bowie, and a little bit of retail therapy!

  79. connie says:

    thinking about seeing my favorite boy tomorrow. he’s back from vacation!

  80. Halifax says:

    My daughter’s sweet talks and smiles :-) Or makeup :-)

  81. Julie says:

    What brightens my mood on a gloomy day?
    Curling up in front of the TV with a bag of chips and mon chien, watching a good movie :)

  82. Katrina says:

    Baking cookies and painting my nails.

  83. Anneli says:

    When one of my cats jumps up on my lap and starts purring like crazy, or unexpected acts of kindness (like about a month ago I was feeling really down for no reason at all, no one knew about it but suddenly I hear a bump from the mailbox and there was Bram Stoker’s Dracula on Blu-ray!).

  84. elisia says:

    cleaning!!

  85. bomi says:

    on gloomy days, i do a huge amount of online shopping.
    everytime i click the paypal button, i get sooo excited and the day isn’t so gloomy anymore.

  86. Amber says:

    A nap with my cat. :)

  87. Stacy Z says:

    Blasting my “Cheer Up Emo Kid” playlist on iTunes always does the trick for me. Also, retail therapy. :D

  88. Julia Z. says:

    makeup and coffee! lolx :D

  89. Heather says:

    On gloomy days the best thing to do is sit on the couch, listening to the rain and reading an excellent book with an amazing cup of coffee on the side:-)

  90. Holly says:

    My puppy dog =)
    .-= Holly’s last blog post… Concealers: Make Up For Ever vs. Neutrogena 3-in-1 =-.

  91. mishel says:

    i lay around, watch lifetime, make baked goods, give myself a mani/pedi/facial and just relax! =)

  92. Carolina says:

    My boyfriend, chocolate, bright nail polish, and Office episodes brighten my day!

  93. Nazia says:

    Cupcakes and a massage.

  94. Rosie says:

    right now I’m enjoying quality time with my 12 year old! He just discovered Friends and we’re watching the DVDs from start to finish, just finishing season 3 this week. What a great way to unwind, laugh a lot and hang with the little dude :)

  95. Sarah says:

    romantic comedies and putting on a pretty face brightens my day.

  96. Cindy says:

    Chatting with my crush brightens any gloomy day

  97. mint says:

    having my favorite food with a loved one brightens any gloomy day.

  98. Patty says:

    Definitely bright ass makeup.

  99. Amber says:

    A laugh from my baby girl always brightens a gloomy day.

  100. Diana says:

    On a gloomy day, I like to pamper myself with a home facial, painting my toes, and dancing crazy to upbeat songs :)

  101. Grace says:

    My best guy friend always knows how to make me smile. He’s brought me things like frozen yogurt and balloons. anything he does for me brightens my day.

  102. Tee says:

    Upbeat music or a call from my boyfriend
    .-= Tee’s last blog post… Avon Order!! =-.

  103. Jaci says:

    Shopping with my girls and afterwards kicking back and playing video games brightens all our days. :]

  104. claudia says:

    A walk hand in hand with the bf in silence

  105. Mercy says:

    A hug from the boy I like, my baby sister’s smile, watching the sun come out after a storm, and then seeing a rainbow. These are all things that brighten my gloomiest days. =]

  106. Christina says:

    Read read read in bed curled up with a nice steaming cup of tea. I usually prefer coffee but gloomy days are lovely with a cuppa, no cream or sugar please!

  107. Kristen says:

    What brightens my gloomy day is being with my family, listening to music especially Christina Aguilera, and watching Friends. Also, ice cream always does the trick.

  108. Cindy says:

    My 2 cats brightens my mood, they always make me smile.

  109. kailey says:

    riding my horse and shopping brighten
    my mood! retail therapy, anyone?

  110. uyen says:

    chat with my mom <3

  111. Ida says:

    a big hug from hubby, a sweet smile from my baby girl, or a nice call/text from a friend :)

  112. Briana says:

    Things that brighten my day…
    Mucking around in my flowerbeds and with all my potted plants, supper on the table when I get home from work, a tidied up house, my boyfriend home to talk too.
    .-= Briana’s last blog post… WOWIE I ACTUALLY POSTED STUFF!! =-.

  113. wendy says:

    my two little ones cuddle together!

  114. Tabitha says:

    Spending time with my niece, Isabelle.

  115. Sara says:

    my daughters laughter brightens any day or organizing makeup… both make me very happy. RT you on twitter as well!

    Sara:)
    .-= Sara’s last blog post… Current Contests! Comming to an End! =-.

  116. bunnybuns says:

    well the weather in the bay today was deppressing and cold. I baked chocolate cupcakes made hot chocolate and snuggled up on the couch with a blanket

  117. Annie024 says:

    On a gloomy day, colorful eye makeup makes me happy. I’ll do a bright eye look with Urban Decay!

  118. Making cupcakes with my three awesome kids! (And eating them too)
    .-= Kittyluvscolor’s last blog post… Carolyn New York Polish, Brooklyn =-.

  119. Desiree says:

    my lil brother, and wild berry skittles cheer me up!!!

  120. auroragyps says:

    You’ll think I’m copying you Karen, but the same things cheer me up too. Amazing nail colors that make me smile just looking at them, peppy music that makes me move, and my cat Zeal cheer me up when I’m down. Also, being silly, usually with Zeal & some times with music, really brightens my day.

  121. Ling says:

    Afternoon naps with Boo and catching up on Korean or Japanese dramas.

  122. Jess says:

    I tweeted :D

    @dirrtyxx

  123. melissa c says:

    What cheers me up is listening to some music black eye peas or lady gaga and putting on my favorite pair of high heel shoes.

  124. Charan says:

    Hot Indian Chai with ginger and huge from both of my cats
    .-= Charan’s last blog post… Seattle Shopping #1 =-.

  125. Kim says:

    Sitting in a chair with my cats and getting cuddles of them always cheers me up!
    .-= Kim’s last blog post… Een bestelling gaat gepaard met veel rekenwerk =-.

  126. gio says:

    My boyfriend, wearing bright eyeshadow and shopping.
    .-= gio’s last blog post… QOTW: Do you copy other people’s looks? =-.

  127. Daniele says:

    My dog Phineas brightens my mood on a gloomy day. And every day, actually. ;)

  128. Abby says:

    What cheers me up is either seeing my boyfriend or getting a text like I did from him today (which is very unlike him to say something like this) – I don’t care what time I get home, phone me, I can’t wait to hear your voice.

    There’s nothing that can cheer me up more than that :)

  129. mitch says:

    Music. I listen from house to techno that makes me groove into it! ;)

  130. Eunice says:

    going online and finding awesome lip gloss/mascara reviews :) and of course, something that gets me all the time is buying a fabutastic lip gloss to love and cherish :P

  131. Ashley says:

    Music, dancing, and funny jokes.

  132. kirkichi says:

    A good cuppa tea, a bag of crisps and one of my british comedy DVDs really cheers me up :)

  133. Lisa says:

    Dressing up, smiley babies, and sincere compliments help me be :)

  134. chiomzie says:

    bright nail polish, hence i need d collection.

  135. Maria says:

    Laughing at myself,

  136. My 3 adorable dogs, my beautiful mother, and my lovely husband brighten my day on a gloomy day :)

  137. Sandy says:

    It’s been a summer of gloomy days in Vermont, so I brighten my mood by hugging my BF and my cat (in either order) and eating fresh blueberries so I least get the *taste* of summer!

  138. Nadine says:

    Watching a funny sitcom! Better Off Ted always makes me LOL.

  139. Heather says:

    Reading <3

    that was short lol.

  140. Melia says:

    Either painting nails bright red/dark vampy or a huge hug form the boyfriend.

  141. Karen too says:

    I don’t know how to retweet, so I’ll leave a comment instead. Wearing a new dress today cheers me up! :-)

  142. Rai says:

    Hearing my boyfriend’s voice brightens my day!
    .-= Rai’s last blog post… Beauty Blog Sale Directory. =-.

  143. Mara says:

    Brightly colored yarn cheers me up on any day!

  144. samantha says:

    Kisses from my puppy!

  145. Sarah says:

    I’ll be visiting san francisco for the first time next week… I’ll have to remember to paint my nails bright to see them in the fog. :)

  146. Ellie says:

    Pictures from home (st. lucia) really cheer me up!! Reminds me of allll the fun times!!! :)

  147. A-diddy says:

    I love a hot cup of tea, a blanket and good book on a gloomy day! But most of the time, a peppy song (like Great DJ by the Ting Tings) does the trick!

  148. Cat says:

    To brighten my day, I love getting in front of the couch with a cup of hot foamy milk tea, and a stack of japanese fashion magazines to flip through :)
    .-= Cat’s last blog post… Order KS Jewelry Today! Customs Available! =-.

  149. Michelle says:

    Doing something fun with my little girls and seeing how the simplest things bring them joy always cheers me up on a gloomy day. Also, I love getting cards or packages in the mail — always seem to cheer me up as well :)

  150. Kerry says:

    chcking in on mbb for udates usually is the charm :)

    Kerry

  151. Shiny says:

    Puppies puppies puppies!

  152. RobbyRaynebow says:

    Going shopping is an instant pick-me-up.

    XoXo,
    RobbyRaynebow

    LilB1293@aol.com

  153. kristen says:

    taking a nap and watching old movies with my boyfriend

  154. Kathleen says:

    watching a chick flick with my friends while eating a pint of ice cream always does the job :)

  155. Grace says:

    Playing guitar always, without fail, cheers me up. Oh, and a giant cup of coffee or a fun shade of lipgloss are great pick-me-ups, too.

  156. giselle says:

    if i have a gloomy day its always wonderful when i get a text from a friend saying “hey lets hang out!”. somehow it seems like a new fun day just started.

    giz89@yahoo.com

  157. vnssa906 says:

    I am the type of person that if its not a bright sunny day, I am not in the mood for anything!! So I make a list of the things that make me the great person that I am and the things I am greatful for. I try to do this every morning, but I always tend to tackle it on the days I need a pick me up, especially one those gloomy days.

  158. Amy says:

    A good laugh :)

  159. Alexandria says:

    No doubt at all, my little clown of a Jack Russell terrier makes every day sunny for me.

  160. Heather says:

    Looking at the beautiful photographs taken by The Sartorialist.

  161. Wendy says:

    Happy Friday! When I’m having a gloomy day, putting on makeup, and experimenting with new looks not only brightens my mood, but changes it completely, and makes me feel pretty.

  162. Alyssaaa(: says:

    Baking cookies, calling a friend, and watching my favorite tv show are things that brighten my day [:

  163. Crystal says:

    Kitties!… specifically icanhascheezburger.com

  164. Redhead says:

    IMing my dear aunt Kathy, a good laugh like Amy said, and experimenting with my makeup stash.

  165. Sarah says:

    huge earrings, fabulous bright nails and mojitos :)

    plus birthdays! like mine..right around the corner!!

  166. Nadine says:

    Making a delicious dinner with my boyfriend and then watching a good movie.

  167. Sharon says:

    Having a good workout at the gym.

  168. Aleksandra says:

    Hey Karen!

    I love when my man surprises me with breakfast in bed and then takes me out for the day! Also, spending some good quality time with my four BFFs.

  169. Pranita says:

    A cup of tea, and music from the 80′s! And (hehehe)those bright nail polish colours!!

  170. LauraJ says:

    A walk with my dogs cheers me up…and ice cream :)

  171. Julie H says:

    calling a friend I haven’t talked to in a long time/who lives far away :)

  172. Belle says:

    this post certainly brightened my day. =)
    re-arranging my makeup helps as well!

  173. Michelle says:

    hanging out with some close friends! the weather is usually forgotten when we’re occupied with something else!

  174. jane says:

    chocolate and other yummy snacks brighten up a gloomy day :]

  175. Vanessa S says:

    Having my kids home with me. No matter how I feel, knowing that they are around make me feel alot better.

  176. Danielle L says:

    On a gloomy day, cooking a delicious meal brightens my mood and also watching a movie on tv!

  177. Tess says:

    Bright colored clothes and lipstick cheer me up on a gloomy day.

  178. April M. says:

    Shopping:]Going to the movies! Giving myself a pedi! or doing something as simple as lounging on the couch w/ my son, watching a movie, & pigging out:]

  179. Rebecca says:

    My gorgeous, perfect, little black kitty makes me happy anytime.

  180. Lorraine says:

    I sing to brighten my mood on gloomy days :) and my dog joins in and then it is just a glorious laugh!

  181. Ashley says:

    Tickling me 1 year old mini monster til he squeals….his laugh is absolutley contagious…
    Or going shopping….;oD

  182. Rachael Williams says:

    My fat cat Giorgio always cheers me up when I’m down…how can you be gloomy when there’s 17 pounds of furry, unconditional love rubbing up against you? :)

  183. msngangl says:

    just giving myself a mani & a pedi just makes everything ok ;)

  184. Janet says:

    Ice cream and pizza always brighten my mood on a gloomy day!!

  185. Kimberly says:

    I like to curl up on the couch with my kitties and watch a movie.

  186. annalise says:

    hugging my siamese cats and listening to 80′s Rock brightens my day:)

  187. christi says:

    shopping always!!! ow and friends help too!

  188. Starbucks!
    .-= Makeup Minute’s last blog post… First EOTD! =-.

  189. Raha says:

    Music and a good book and I am lost

  190. ritadebora says:

    Internet or going to the mall and my dog Spike, they bright my mood on a gloomy day.

  191. Jenny says:

    Eating ice cream!

  192. Jennifer says:

    lol this is kind of ironic cuz I actually stopped by CVS and bought a bunch of new nail polishes cuz I needed a pick me up from the gray skies. =(

    ^^^^^ What I do to brighten my mood. ^^^^^

  193. Gail says:

    Put on some good jazz/cook a great recipe & dance.

  194. martan says:

    Kiss my husband
    My son
    and a book

  195. Gina says:

    my kitties cheer me up bc they are so kooky!

    p.s they would love if i win these nail polishes! :)
    .-= Gina’s last blog post… Cozy Kitties =-.

  196. DanielleO says:

    A yummy coffee drink and a good book.

  197. Claire says:

    Chocolate! And trashy television shows.

  198. Gauss says:

    Playing frisbee with my dog.

  199. Myrna says:

    Ice cream and a giant bear hug

  200. Crystal Stubbs says:

    I brighten my mood on a gloomy day by wearing something colorful like my favorite yellow top or dancing around the house to some 80′s music.

  201. Lucy says:

    Hi Karen! What brightens me up is some online shopping! I love to buy nail polish. All those pretty colors. I also love mineral makeup from TheSheSpace.com. Heather who is said owner just called me. She saw that I had several orders in lately and had just put in another. So she personally wanted to thank me. That really brightened my day. I’m an email subscriber. Thank you.
    makeupgirl21@comcast.net

  202. Farrah says:

    OOOO Very cute colors, I’m a neutral color kinda gal, but I’d love to try these on! What brightens my day is seeing my girls laughing together for no apparent reason!

  203. Tami says:

    Watching cartoons! I especially love Spongebob Squarepants:-D

  204. Tiera says:

    Cuddling with my hubby always cheers me up!!
    .-= Tiera’s last blog post… Giveaways!! =-.

  205. Anisha says:

    listening to some up beat tracks is my cure to a gloomy day:) dancing around my house is the best treatment ever!!

  206. britt says:

    bonding with my six year old neice. one of our favorite things to do together is at home mani’s and pedi’s. :)

  207. geekchic says:

    good tunes, going for bike rides, and my kitty

  208. Rebecca says:

    Watching The Mighty Boosh, listening to the Cure, makeup shopping, and talking to my lil’ bro.

  209. Amy says:

    Despite the name, my “numb” playlist on my Ipod makes me less gloomy when I have the blues.
    .-= Amy’s last blog post… Grace in Small Things, Part 24 =-.

  210. Shelby says:

    A warm cup of chai tea, my favorite blanket, watching a movie with my husband <3

    I just happened to see the display for these gorgeous new colors in the store today, but only two or three bottles of like three colors were left! That high res delicious color makes me want to eat it! :D

  211. Sakura says:

    Taking my little doggie on a long walk, unless the weather is bad then we cuddle up together. Also chocolate makes me happy!

  212. Jenn says:

    Trying some new bright eyeliner, playing with my dogs and chocolate always brighten my day. :)

  213. Julia says:

    A good pedicure, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and the opportunity to lay in bed without anything to do are just a couple of the things that make me happy.

  214. Mel says:

    Some cute animals or finally buying something I wanted for a long time.

  215. Taylor says:

    Beautiful nail polish like this really brightens my day! :)

  216. Janine says:

    hugs, naps, and my dog

  217. Sarah V says:

    Bright nail polishes and good smelling shower stuff!

  218. Catherine says:

    These colors look so pretty!!

    I’m a bit like you. When I’m down, giving myself a bright colored manicure, putting on a bright lipstick & listening to ’80s pop music cheer me up.
    .-= Catherine’s last blog post… Haircut & Style =-.

  219. Lulee says:

    talking to the love of my life! :)

  220. Ashley says:

    My niece Madeline brightens my gloomy days. Everytime I see her – no matter how cranky SHE is, I feel so much happier because she’s just so darn cute! For a one year old baby, she’s really fashion forward…

  221. Califragilistic says:

    These shades are to die for! I’m especially smitten with
    the Blu and Hi Def!

    myerscalista(at)gmail(dot)com

  222. Lupe says:

    I find the bright side to a gloomy day by actualy going out and playing in the rain!.Hey why not right its cloudy its rainy brings out the kid inside to just for a few minutes run around in it and just be light.Its a sure way to bring a smile to my face.

  223. Sherry B. says:

    Having my hubby wrap me in his arms, watching my mama cat play with the two kittens we kept, and wearing bright colors! Oh, and good classic rock!

  224. Erin says:

    nail art, cheese, sudoku & my 3 year old -gets into anything and everything- neice lynds brightens up my gloomy days! (even when she gets into my polishes, she has a magical way of not getting into trouble. This past week alone she ‘finger painted’ my parents LCD tv with clear polish, and fed our poor plant Henry Sally Hansen nail polish remover… i sure hope he can get over it! lol)

    i’m not sure if i qualify for this contest though… for most of the blog entries out there for the collection, they don’t allow for Canadian parcipitants =/, if not, thats quite alright : ) i’m hoping this line will be available in canada eventually?

    - i think i may have to include reading all these responses also briten up this rainy/gloomy day. great suggestions! : )

  225. Sarah says:

    A good book, and dinner at a specific local restaurant is enough to pretty much brighten any day, no matter how bad.

  226. c. says:

    Polish always brightens up my day! I’d concoct a rainbow skittle mani using all of these, that would be heavenly xD

  227. Apple says:

    Nice inspiring music, chocolates and yummy food and my adorable boyfriend – sigh… they’re mood pick-upper! :)

  228. Kait says:

    What a great idea! I always feel better after a mug of hot chocolate, and either a book or a movie I love. Bonus points if I can have it all in bed!

  229. Jessica says:

    Listening to upbeat music on my ipod is a for-sure way to brighten up a gloomy day.

  230. Susan says:

    Having a mani/pedi, preferably with my 5 year old niece in tow!

  231. Rosemary says:

    Doing my nails or buying a new lipstick.

  232. Cindi says:

    Hi! Fabulous giveaway…..
    When my husband surprises me with flowers, a new shade of
    lipstick, exercising and my two sons all brighten my gloomy
    days! Many thanks, Cindi

  233. Cindi says:

    I follow you on Twitter!
    “Tweet!”
    http://twitter.com/cmh512/status/2833297612.
    Thanks for all the marvelous prize giveaway
    contests!
    Cindi

  234. A pedicure! (Oh how I love my feet to look pretty) Other than that…Bubble Baths, Red Wine and Big Diamond Rings…Yes, these are a FEW of my FAVORITE THINGS!

    Amy (Park-Avenue Princess)

    On Twitter I am APrkAvePrincess

    IAmHiMaintenance(at)aol(dot)com

    I am having a contest too…I hope you’ll stop by. Vintage typewriter jewelry and a giftcertificate! LOVE the blog!
    xoxo
    .-= Amy *Park-Avenue Princess*’s last blog post… Just A FEW things about the Giveaway! =-.

  235. diana says:

    My floofy cat sleeping belly up.
    Getting the Konad just right.
    A luxuriant bath.
    .-= diana’s last blog post… Oddities: wee beetles =-.

  236. Eleni says:

    To enjoy the day.. en looking at my chanel blue satin nail polish

    Greetings from Belgium

  237. AAJ83 says:

    getting some sleep..or hangin out with my hubby or friends :)

    i tweeted as well: http://twitter.com/aaj83/status/2835905393

  238. Amanda says:

    I feel like I never win, but got to keep trying. Good food and watching one of my favorite TV shows (especially if it’s a new ep!) usually brightens me up. That and the pure unconditional love from the dogs. :-)

  239. knit_tgz says:

    Raspberry mini-pies! And bright coloured clothes!
    .-= knit_tgz’s last blog post… Meme (imagens/pictures) =-.

  240. JillyB says:

    My favorite thing for cheering me up is music. The more upbeat the better. It’s hard to feel bad when you’re dancing and singing.

  241. Marissa says:

    Guitar Hero FTW! lol. Or chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. Better yet, both!

  242. jennifer says:

    On a rainy day i like to bundle the kids in rain gear, grab the umbrellas…and go outside for some SERIOUS splashing! I love to hear my girls giggle & laugh at wet mess we make of ourselves.
    .-= jennifer’s last blog post… Konad "B" Kit Give Away Contest =-.

  243. Haley says:

    Going to the beach, BBQing (Veggie hotdogs!) with friends, camping, smores by the fire, martinis! Getting completely beautified

  244. Aicha Amano says:

    What gets me cheery on a gloomy day is making cakes and bread rolls from scratch. It always takes my mind off of bad things! :)

    its.the.crazy.country.air(at)gmail.com

    TWEETED : http://twitter.com/aichusyu/status/2852759249
    .-= Aicha Amano’s last blog post… Amanda’s Summer Giveaway =-.

  245. Rae says:

    Karen, Love your blog. Love Nail Polish. Love all of the Sally Hansen HD polishes. I cannot wait to try them all :-) Please keep up the good work !

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