Sunday, April 3, 2011

Ombres Perlées de Chanel Giveaway Contest

The winner is...Soni! Congratulations!

This week's giveaway contest is a blockbuster - all because I thought I would use up the first Ombres Perlées de Chanel palette I purchased, so I bought a second one to use later. Now, it's clear to me, with all the pretty new makeup I purchased for spring and am starting to (and plan to) purchase for summer, that it will take a long time for me to go through these gorgeous eye shadows, introduced for Spring 2011. One of you - the winner of this contest - can have the second (new) one.

The palette offers five luminous shades that flatter the eyes a bit differently in every light. The ultra-refined powder formula, with the luster of fine pearls, is presented in five shades: Blanc Perle, Rose Porcelaine, Violine Clair, Gris Vert, and Gris Noir. If you want to see swatches, pop open this link to my December feature. All of the shades leave a beautiful sheen on the eyelids, a sheen that clings. There's no fallout, no micro-glitter, no artificial powder look to these, features that have turned some off of Chanel eye shadows. The texture of Ombres Perlées de Chanel is exquisite.

The magic of this palette comes from its success in mimicking the luster of pearls. Each shade is characterized by the reflective quality or brilliance of the nacre on the pearl's surface. The more lustrous the pearl, the more it shines and reflects light. The more heavily you apply these shadows, the more lustrous they become. The palette is a perfect tribute to Coco Chanel, whose love of pearls is legendary.

How can you enter to win? Here's the "fine print." Just leave a comment here once. After you comment, feel free to send me an e-mail at bestthingsinbeautycontests@gmail.com and identify your comment. You can never be too careful about sharing an e-mail address you care about on a blog, so feel free to follow this step (an alternative is to code your e-mail, e.g., myname at gmail dot com, in your comment).

You can "earn" a second entry by tweeting this contest. Just make sure to include "@BTiBeauty" (without the quotes) in your tweet. I will tweet the contest this evening, and you can simply retweet it to earn that second entry. You can earn a third entry by following the blog - either here or on Twitter (any entrant who is already a follower will automatically earn the follower point, but you can save me time by telling me you're a follower in your comment). I can't track followers through a third-party service, so you need to be on Google's list for me to verify the entry.

The deadline for entries will be Saturday, April 9, at midnight. The next morning, I will use a random number generator (random.org) to select the winner. I will e-mail the winner at that time. The winner will have 48 hours to reply to my message and provide a shipping address. After 48 hours, the prize will be forfeited, and another winner will be selected. Make sure to check your e-mail - and look in your spam folder - when the contest ends.

This contest will be open to anyone anywhere in the world. I will ship the gloss uninsured (the insurance costs as much as the compact - or more - and I can't insure a small Priority box - rules, annoying USPS rules). I will also provide proof of shipping, if necessary. I am going to take a chance that both mail systems will deliver the box - yours and mine - without loss, theft, or destruction! Let's see how it works if we have an "international winner." So far, my luck with international shipping hasn't been very good. I want to keep trying because there are so many of you out there reading my blog (and I'm grateful).

Good luck!

Photo courtesy of Chanel

134 comments:

ne-knopka said...

amazing palette


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ne-knopka said...

tweet- http://twitter.com/AnnaKul/status/54630440178429952

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ne-knopka said...

blog follower via twitter and subscriber by email

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Line said...

Great price!
Keep up the great blogging, love your blog.

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mitch1066 said...

Wow Great colours!Thanks for the chance ,i follow here and on twitter...tweeted...http://twitter.com/mitch1066/statuses/54636738651496449

Jules said...

You have soooooo many great contests! You definitely spoil your readers! :) I RT'd your contest tweet! :)

Anonymous said...

I have the Chanel duo eye shadow but in a very winter-ish shade. I would LOVE this for spring!

shaylacaple at gmail dot com

Glogirl said...

Great colors for spring!

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Glogirl said...

Tweet:
http://twitter.com/glogirl3/status/54641012848599040

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Glogirl said...

I follow you on Twitter @glogirl3 and subscribe to your RSS feed.

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Rebekka said...

Amazing giveaway! Thank you. Hope I win.
bekks99 (at) gmail dot com!

Lisa said...

wow, this palette is so cool :)!Love it!

crazy4duochrome at gmail dot com

kellinicole86 said...

I so wanted to buy this so hope I win : )

blog follower: k.n.huntsman at gmail dot com

Twitter follower & retweeted by @knh86

Kat said...

Love this palette.
fastkat at gmail dot com

fisiwoman said...

Enter me please! Fantastic giveaway!

Ana Belén R.M
fisiwoman(at)hotmail(dot)com
Spain

fisiwoman said...

I've RT! (@Fisigiveaways)

Ana Belén R.M
fisiwoman(at)hotmail(dot)com
Spain

fisiwoman said...

Following on twitter too!

Ana Belén R.M
fisiwoman(at)hotmail(dot)com
Spain

Hana said...

i would love to try this palette
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Tina:) said...

amazinggg!

kooky-tina at hotmail dot co dot uk

Jane said...

Oh wow, I'd been so tempted by the link where Lisa Eldridge does a demo with this palette!!

Looks absolutley gorgeous!

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SB (New York City Pretty) said...

Wow! What an amazing contest!

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The Beauty Bug said...

Oh I love the green color also, great palette

Amber Ehrlich said...

This would be a spectacular addition to my Chanel shadows!

Also, a follower :)

amberehrlich at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Love to win for my wife - I know she doesn't have this unless she's hiding it from me - HA

lmc1971 said...

So gorgeous, great contest, thanks! Happy Sunday, Lisa

lisa_carboneathotmaildotcom

Benita said...

You are so generous! My fingers are crossed.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

juliapi said...

Great colors and amazing giveaway! Thanks! I follow you on twitter @julspi and subscribe to your RSS feed.

juls329 at aol dot com

mamavalveeta03 said...

These are really gorgeous colors and I have been thinking about getting back into using Chanel after seeing some of their latest products. Do you go through periods where you only want to use one brand??

mamavalveeta03 said...

I RT'd the contest @mamavalveeta03.

mamavalveeta03 said...

I follow @BTiBeauty on Twitter @mamavalveeta03

LuvJ said...

This is an amazing giveaway. Beautiful palette!

Anonymous said...

How generous of you to give away this stunning Chanel eye palette. I follow your blog regularly as we are in the same age range which makes your review especially relevant for me. Plus you have exquisite taste! Thanks so much.

ejford at uci dot com

DRTVrMoi said...

This palate sings Spring! Thanks for the contest.

happypulitzer at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

This is a truly beautiful palette and I'd love to wear these with my (costume) pearls. Do please enter me into your generous draw.
-- Lindaloo

rchawork at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

The spring collection from Chanel is beautiful and the Ombre Perlees colors stand out.

Cheryl said...

Oh, my, what a gorgeous palette!

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Donna said...

Yay! What an awesome giveaway. I really hope I win, but good luck to everyone!

d burrington at hotmail dot com
retweeted & following

Thanks again!

Alexandra said...

I would love to win this.
Thank you for the chance :)

Winni said...

I buy backups like that too! It's gorgeous! My email is winni333 (at) gmail (dot) com.

Anonymous said...

Yey! Oh what great joy of joys to win this! I have never owned Chanel anything. lol. - Jane

pinkribbons said...

You're so kind to give this away. My email is pinkribbonsblog (at) yahoo (dot) (com)

I'm a follower of your blog and twitter.

Anonymous said...

i've been eyeing this

lindaseton at aol dot com

Winyan said...

lovely green color!

Melissa said...

That palette looks beautiful!

melissa.c.drake (at) gmail (dot) com

Pam said...

Best Giveaways Ever!!!

I love the Chanel palette and "Ombres Perlees" just sounds beautiful to say.

I follow your blog (of course) via email.

perfmem54@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I enjoy your column, thanks so much for the possibility of winning! Pamela

Tania said...

Wow a great contest! I didn't get the chance to purchase this palette as it was sold out in my country. Thanks so much for this giveaway contest.

Lucy said...

Beautiful Chanel palette! Love this blog.

Liz said...

Holy cow, that's an outstanding giveaway!

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beautyfromanotherplanet said...

Ooh, I've never used any makeup from Chanel since it's a little above my price-range but I was seriously tempted by this palette. Winning it would be awesome!


Darkest(dot)Sunrise(at) gmail(dot) com

elizabeth said...

Whoa, what a great draw! I have never tried Chanel cosmetics, so I would love to try this. Thanks!

enorena at hotmail dot com

Nina said...

these are the most amazing shades! love it!

ninailic81 at gmail dot com

Katy said...

I've been "eyeing" that palette! Such pretty colors for spring and summer! Thanks for the great giveaway!!! :)

katygmorris at gmail dot com

Katy said...

I follow you on twitter as @katygmorris.

Thanks!!! :)

katygmorris at gmail dot com

Katy said...

I just Tweeted about this giveaway here: https://twitter.com/btibeauty/status/54640002096828416

Thanks!!! :)

katygmorris at gmail dot com

Caroline said...

Thanks so much for such a great giveaway...love the pearly colors

Caroline said...

tweeted about giveaway

http://twitter.com/#!/Carolineinbc/status/54767910291386368

Caroline said...

I follow you on twitter as @carolineinbc

Taffy said...

I love the gorgeous colors.
Thank you for the draw!

Jean Ski Moo said...

Hello! I would love to enter the giveaway.

I follow you on Twitter, and I re-tweeted the contest! Thanks so much!

My e-mail address is saint.rhapsode (at) gmail (dot) com.

Thanks! :-)

Straight Up Glam said...

This is a wonderful giveaway, that palette is gorgeous!!
I am a follower through GFC as Straight Up Glam!
Thank you so much for having this giveaway! =)

Andrée xx
straightupglam [at] hotmail [dot] com

Anonymous said...

I love the palette! :) Please enter me. My email is ashiechan at gmail dot com. Thanks!

ioanna said...

amazing giveaway thanks!

Jesselyn Lim said...

love all Chanel products!

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Jane said...

Gorgeous! I remember adoring this in your original review... thank you so much for your generosity.

schnurrjohanna (at) hotmail (dot) com

I'm following with that email address too.

sensina said...

Thank you for the contest!
nadia_leonova (at) hotmail (dot) com

Lisa238 said...

I love this palatte and its sold out where I live!
Thanks for this giveaway. And good luck to everyone here to win this!
Lisa238
Will be emailing you my address shortly.
Thanks again!

G said...

Wow - Would love to win - Thank you for the great giveaways - Love your blog.

ehlekctra said...

Love this palette :)

I follow you on Twitter.

My RT :

BTiBeauty Charleston Girl
par ehlecktra
Want Chanel's fantastic Ombres Perlées de Chanel? You can enter the #giveaway contest at Best Things in Beauty. :) http://bit.ly/hTsG5k

Ehlekctra[at]hotmail.com

Thanks !

cindy said...

Fab giveaway!

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meredith said...

I just love love LOVE CHANEL....would love to have this in my collection!

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Anonymous said...

I've been obsessing over this palette and trying to justify a valid reason to buy it! Thank you for having these contests:)

gabbyriggio at gmail dot com

Laura said...

This is such a gorgeous palette, I love Chanel!

Re-tweeted contest, twitter follower!

ltrittipoe at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

Hmm, Let'see if the stars are really aligned for this birthday girl to win the ulitmate Chanel perlees. Fingers crossed.

Daisy

Anonymous said...

A fantastic giveaway. How generous.

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Susan said...

Bestill my heart! How gorgeous is this palette, and how generous of you to give one away. Merci beaucoup!

xo
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Anonymous said...

wow, another great giveaway! i'm a subscriber via RSS feed.

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Soni said...

That is an AMAZING giveaway! *dies*

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michaela said...

I enjoy your blog.
Thankyou very much for allowing international entries.

Suzy said...

I love pearls - this looks amazing.

Elle said...

Great Giveaway!!
I tweeted about your contest and I am a follower on twitter (username "CorinnaMaiden")

Email: corinna.edtl at web dot de

Camelia Andrasescu said...

Hi,
I simply love this palette.
Email : andrasescu.camelia@gmail.com

Camelia Andrasescu said...

I RT here : http://twitter.com/#!/BTiBeauty/status/54640002096828416
Email : andrasescu.camelia@gmail.com

Camelia Andrasescu said...

I follow you on twitter and I subscribed your newsletter by email.
Email : andrasescu.camelia@gmail.com

Julia said...

You are so generous! This is a gorgeous palette.

MaryB said...

Love your blog. Read it every day. This palette is beautiful.

Erika said...

Yes please!!

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Dee said...

Wow this is so nice of you to giveaway this palette! :D

I wish I could've bought one...
I was always so wishy washy of whether this was too pricey of a purchase vs. amazing, limited edition palette :(

lolsubie ...that is my gmail address !

Janet said...

Beautiful palette, great giveaway. I hope I win!
I'm a follower too!
janetivylaw at gmail dot com

Jennifer said...

I've been wanting this palette for a while. Love Chanel! Thank you for offering this giveaway!

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Anonymous said...

amazing blog and swatch photos. beautyhammie at gmail dt com.

Monik said...

Yay great! Enter me! :)

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Monik said...
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Monik said...

Tweet about the giveaway here.

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Monik said...

Follow here as Monik, and on Twitter as @monikaretnani.

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KathyT said...
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KathyT said...

I originally passed on this palette when it came out, but I have seen some pretty makeovers using it. Thanks for thw drawing!

I follow you on this blog and on twitter as ktizzer.

JoElla said...

I have been lusting after this since it launched!

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Natalie said...

Oh my! Such a pretty palette. I love how it screams to my inner little girl with its sparklies and femininity, while being very grown-up and sophisticated at the same time!

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Anonymous said...

i came across your blog today in a search for the korres lip butter glaze. great blog! and thank you for the wonderful giveaway.

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hofken said...

The pearlized colors sounds beautiful

Cynthia.Richardson@azbar.org

hofken said...

Tweeted giveaway
http://twitter.com/#!/hofken/status/55355733566423040

Cynthia.Richardson@azbar.org

hofken said...

I am a twitter follower @hofken

Cynthia.Richardson@azbar.org

Misa said...

Holy crap what a giveaway, I hope I win.

Sherry said...

I fell in love with this palette the first time I saw it online and I would really like to own anything with the Chanel name, of course! Thank you for the chance. crystesmom(at)yahoo(dot)com

Cristina said...

Wow, please enter me!

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Jennifer P said...

These colors are beautiful and the pearl effect sounds very classy and controlable.
I follow on twitter.
cspmom at gmail dot com

lady_flower123 said...

Hi :0
enter me please :)
I tweet here:
http://twitter.com/#!/lady_flower123/status/55717905010130945
Im follower (GFC): lady-flower123
Email: ladyf123 at hotmail dot com

VV said...

I would love to win this palette. I'm a google reader subscriber, as well.

vvayur@gmail.com

Abby said...

Love this and your blog.

adachsie at gmail dot com

Angela K. said...

This palette is lovely - so perfect for spring. Please enter me!

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Angela K. said...

I tweeted the contest here: http://twitter.com/BountyHunter338/status/55758876276043776

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Angela K. said...

I follow your blog on Google Friend Connect & I follow you on Twitter @BountyHunter338
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Firesnatcher said...

I love this palette.

I'm also a follower of your blog. ^^

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Jennifer said...

Love the colors. Hope I am the random winner.

jenniferlkeck at gmail dot com

Jennifer said...

following your blog on google reader

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BeautyMark3d said...

I follow your blog (GFC) and I also follow you on Twitter! My Twitter username is BeautyMark3d :) I couldnt find your tweet to RT, so I just made one of my own. Hope that is okay!

Email: beautymark3d@hotmail.com

Thank you!!

Barbara said...

I would love to get manicured little hands on this!! Thanks for the chance!

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tishme said...

love your blog!

thanks for the competition

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Dlori said...

Holy Cow! Look how many people you have entering your contests these days. Says a lot about the blogger. See, I'm not the only one who thinks you're fabulous. This palette is drop dead gorgeous and every color, I believe at least, would look wonderful on women with every skin type. This is such a classy palette from the inside out. I've had my eyes on this since I first saw your write up. Too bad my finances can't seem to stay in step with my must haves in make up. Anyway, a big thank you for offering another wonderful giveaway and as always, GOOD LUCK TO ALL!

Dlori
kleimanlaw at aol dot com

Dlori said...

Retweeted about this contest on my twitter page at @DianeLori.

Dlori
kleimanlaw at aol dot com

Dlori said...

I follow your blog and I follow you on twitter.

Dlori
kleimanlaw at aol dot com

mim said...

please count me in, this looks amazing!
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sunchicka said...

love this !

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Anonymous said...

Love the palette!

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Dana said...

so pretty <3
sodanish at gmail dot com

Angela said...

Hi!
I have been eyeing this palette for some time! Would love to try them!

anknight_us at yahoo dot com

nightowl said...

This looks like a great choice.
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nightowl said...

I follow as nightowl.
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Jenn S. said...

I love your giveaways, you are so very generous! I retweeted the contest as well.

Bonnie C. said...

Congratulations Soni! This palette looks gorgeous and I'm bummed I didn't get a chance to enter, but yay for the beautiful eye colors headed your way :-)

Soni said...

Oh my gosh!!!! Thank you!!!! I can't believe I actually won something!! I'm so excited!!!!!!!
Thank you again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!