Sunday, September 25, 2011

Smashbox Beauty in Bloom Eye Palette Giveaway Contest

Smashbox's Beauty in Bloom is an eye wardrobe in one palette. Each of the three trios in the palette gives you a complete look or you can mix and match with your choice of three base shades, three lid shades, and three contour, liner, or crease shades. Your eyes can be golden one day and plum the next - all with one palette. I like options, and this nine-shade palette provides plenty of options.

The palette was available at Nordstrom in a Glambox kit. I found myself with an extra one, so one lucky Best Things in Beauty reader can win it. There are a few simple steps to enter this contest. Please note: this is a three-day contest, unlike the weekly Best Things in Beauty giveaway contests. I'll be starting another fabulous giveaway mid-week.

All you really have to do is leave a comment on this feature. After you comment here, feel free to send me an e-mail at 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 extra entries. Follow this blog (through an e-mail subscription or though one of the many Google readers - see sidebar at right) to earn a second entry. You don't have to follow to enter. I want everyone to have a chance, but I also want to reward my followers. I must be able to track this entry. One easy way is to follow by e-mail subscription or to ensure that Best Things in Beauty is on your blog list if you have a Google account.

You can earn a third entry by tweeting this contest. Just make sure to include "@BTiBeauty" (without the quotes) and the contest title in your tweet. I will tweet the contest this evening, and you can simply retweet it to earn that second entry. Only one tweet will be counted as an entry. I appreciate multiple tweets, but it's not necessary.

The deadline for entries will be Wednesday, September 28, at midnight. The next day, I will use a random number generator ( to select the winner. I will e-mail the winner on Sunday. 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 is open to anyone anywhere. Here are the terms. I will carefully pack and ship the prize (as I always do). I cannot insure the prize for overseas shipment - it's amazingly expensive to do so because of the way I have to send insured mail. If it's lost or stolen in transit, I won't be able to replace it with another. I'll do my best on this end; let's see if your mail service does right by you on the other end if we have an overseas winner. Lately, my shipping luck has improved significantly.

Update: I left in the contest text some words about choosing a shade. Silly me! All shades come in one palette. Sorry for confusing everyone!

Good luck!


peniam said...

Hello :)
I's love to try the golden one.
I'm a subscriber via email: mpeczka(@)gmail(.)com
I tweeted about the giveaway!/Peniamm/status/118048975034126336
Thank you..

Belinda W. said...

I want to try all of them; they are so pretty!
yanziforever1028 at yahoo dot com dot tw

Dlori said...

Wow another beautiful giveaway from one of my favorite beauty bloggers. Absolutely beautiful and would look lovely with all skin tones which is what I love about all your giveaways. You take into consideration the versatility of the prizes for each giveaway so anyone who wins will enjoy it.

I can't decide which color I like best because they're all so beautiful but I do have a preference to the golden and the plum. But the winner would have to be the plum.

I subscribe to your blog.

kleimanlaw at aol dot com

Dlori said...

I follow your blog via google (Diane Kleiman, username is Dlori), via email (kleimanlaw at aol dot com) and I follow you on twitter (username is @DianeLori)

kleimanlaw at aol dot com

Mamavalveeta03 said...

I'm kind of confused: I thought the contest was for the whole palette. But in preference, I'd choose the golden look.
valhoff 3 at yahoo dot com

Mamavalveeta03 said...

I subscribe via GFC, Twitter (@mamavalveeta03) and email: valhoff 3 at yahoo dot com

Dlori said...

I follow you on twitter and I tweeted your contest on my twitter page, @DianeLori, and the link is as follows:!/DianeLori/status/118063549011591168

I also re tweeted this contest on my twitter page, @DianeLori, and the link is as follows:!/BTiBeauty/status/118016556314791936

Good luck to all and thank you CharlestonGirl for another fabulous giveaway. And again, Happy Belated Birthday.

kleimanlaw at aol dot com

Rusthawk said...

My favorite is the plum shades.

Rusthawk said...

I am one of your email subscribers.

Mamavalveeta03 said...

Rt'd your post on Twitter: @mamavalveeta03
valhoff 3 at yahoo dot com

Maribel F. said...

Lovely giveaway <3
My favs are plum shades.
I'm subscribed via GFC : Maribel F.
I tweeted:!/makeupmb/status/118068526970970112
Mi e-mail is
Thank you! xoxo

MoonRae said...

Love the Bloom Eye Palette,and I could use some new shadows!! thanks for the giveaway you sweetie


MoonRae said...

I subscribe via email and am GFC follower MoonRae


Anonymous said...

Hi Charlestongirl,love your blog and your giveaways.Please enter me for these smashbox eyeshadows.
Rene from South Africa

Anonymous said...

These look so rich! and lots of combinations to choose from. Great giveaway! happy fall.


texaspeech at yahoo dot com

Mary said...

I love anything Smashbox. These shadows look like something I would really love.

I am a loyal email subscriber!

Thanks again,Charlestongirl, for another super contest!

Paula D. said...

Hi -

I love Smashbox colors and I love their price tag versus the quality. High quality for a great price.
This palette looks gorgeous! Thanks for having a contest.

Loren F said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I love the plum shades!


Loren F said...

I re-twittered your giveaway user lfior0022!

lfior0022(at)gmail (dot) com

Loren F said...

I follow your blog via google reader!


Anonymous said...

I adore Smashbox.


Nina said...

I am a huge fan of Smashbox eyeshadows! They really are high quality.

I am also a follower via Google Friend Connect

irina.sagarbarria at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

The best thing to bring to the gym!


Benita said...

They all look fabulous. I'd really like to try the plum.


Benita said...

Email subscriber.


nightowl said...

What a nice variety of colors.
winit6 at hotmail dot com

Liz said...

I love when they put the colors together into suggested combinations. I'm not super creative, so it helps me to combine colors instead of just throwing something on the lid and calling it done!

kittylitter1 at gmail dot com

nightowl said...

Email subscriber of yours.
winit6 at hotmail dot com

Melody said...

Fun giveaway. I can't find the GFC box though.


Anonymous said...

This is such a perfect eye palette. Love all the colors.

Polarbelle said...

fun giveaway. i'm an email subscriber.
my 04 heart at yahoo dot com

I tweeted...can't remember how to find the time code. I'm sure you see it, tho. gah.

windycindy said...

Smashbox Cosmetics are a favorite of
mine! This eye palette would be fun to use...
Many thanks, Cindi

windycindy said...

I am an email subscriber to your blog and follow you via my Google
Reader Page...
Again, many thanks to you!

windycindy said...

Merci, Cindi

Bethany C. said...

New eyeshadow would be great; I feel like I don't like anything I own anymore.


Bethany C. said...

subscribe to rss feed in google reader, bradley dot bh at gmail

Anonymous said...

Plum Shade :)

I subscribe to you via email -

and I tweeted this giveaway - mlle_epatant


Sharon Freeman said...

These all look gorgeous I love experimenting with new colours and looks.


Juls said...

How gorgeous! I'd love to win it :) I'd like to enter, jpluxbg (at) yahoo (dot) com

Lulu said...

Thanks for the lovely giveaway!
I'm a subscriber via email:

Lulu said...

I also tweeted about your giveaway:!/LuluFleg/status/118241189156753408

spg said...

I'm a follower through GFC (I followed by clicking on the 'Follow' link on the top bar) :)

I would love to win it!

techiespidergurl at gmail dot com

class flirt said...

yes an e-mail subscriber..


Victoria said...

I would love to win this.

I am a follower

vmbiehle at gmail dot come

Sophia said...

Beautiful colors! thanks.

sophiav1225 at yahoo dot com

Bunny Masseuse said...

I am a long time Smashbox fan. I have a similar palette (with 3 different trios) but this one would fit in nicely with my current collection!

I'm a follower, and you can reach me at:

Lipstickchick (Christine) said...

I like options, too :-)

Thanks for the opportunity!

cbsheehan @ hotmail (dot) com

DRTVrMoi said...

I adore the Smashbox palates.

I subscribe via email.

happypulitzer at hotmail dot com

Luna said...

Great giveaway!

please enter me =)

Sherry B. said...

All of these are the neutral type of shades that I love, but I really do have a weakness for those muted plums. Thank you so much for the giveaway, CharlestonGirl!

gfc: Sherry Brooks email: Elismom1 (at) gmail (dot) com
email subscriber: crystesmom (at) yahoo (dot) com
Facebook: Lynn Brooks

Unknown said...

I adore these sweet three trios shades!

Thank you for the chance!


Unknown said...

Following your blog through e-mail!


Unknown said...




an ika said...

Great giveaway!


anna_k67 at yahoo dot com

an ika said...

blog follower via GFC and twitter

anna_k67 at yahoo dot com

an ika said...!/AnnaKul/status/118628775792607232

anna_k67 at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

This is a gorgeous palette!

GFC: Ruth

I'm following you on Twitter and I Rted:!/BTiBeauty/status/118109896804810753

Thanks!! xx

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Misa said...

I like neutral shadows in general and all these shadows look so versatile and pretty. Thanks for the chance, butters {back} at g (mail) dot com

PreciousPearlMakeup said...

All the shades are gorgeous. specially the plum one.

Following via email: preciouspearlmakeup at gmail dot com

Following on twitter via pearlmakeup

and tweeted:!/pearlmakeup/status/118791986600873984

Also retweeted your tweet for this giveaway!!

Kitty said...

I would love to win this plette. Its so beautiful. Love the colors!!

melisand61 said...

What a nice giveaway! I'm a subscriber via email. melisand61 at gmail dot com

bambakibeauty said...

Hi from Spain!!

Enter me please ^_^

GFC name: bambaki83
Email: mimica69(at)hotmail(dot)com

I follow u on twitter as @bambaki83 and I tweeted about your giveaway here:!/bambaki83/status/118968469495615489


Jess said...

would love to try them all
GFc:Jess Ruan

G said...

Love to try them all

Life's Simple Pleasures said...

Would love this palette! looks so lovely!

reviewsbyabby at gmail dot com

Life's Simple Pleasures said...

email subscriber

reviewsbyabby at gmail dot com

Victoria said...

I'm a subscriber via email and bloglovin.

Would love to try these as have heard good things about smashbox's shadows.

My email is pink_lady123ATyahooDOTcom

thank you :-)

Cynthia.Richardson said...

These Smashbox colors are perfect for fall!

Cynthia.Richardson said...

I am an email subscriber

Cynthia.Richardson said...


Sarah said...

I would love to win this!!

Google Reader: Sarah Crawford

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