Lipgloss Break

Freebie Break - Free Product Samples

After Easter, white is in! Get a free sample of New Crest Whitestrips Advanced Seal from Walmart.com and make your pearly whites sparkle for Spring.

New OXY has been completely re-engineered specifically to tackle spots, blackheads and excess oil in guys’ skin. (come on girls, share the love of freebies with the man in your life!). Just answer the simple question and get a Free tube of Oxy Fresh Face Wash. - UK residents only

Sign up to receive a Free Sample of Hugo Element cologne.

Enjoy!



OPI’s Try It On Color Studio

The OPI Try It On Color Studio is open and ready to please! An exciting feature of the new www.opi.com, the Try It On Color Studio allows a visitor to see what each of the 200+ OPI Nail Lacquer shades look like on her custom skin tone and nail length.

“The OPI Try It On Color Studio lets a woman try our newest shades, experiment with colors that are a little more daring for her, or find the perfect lacquer in a particular hue,” says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director. “We think it’s a fun way to play with color. But be careful – it can be addicting!”

For convenience, the Try It On Color Studio groups OPI Nail Lacquers by collection as well as by shade group, and includes Classics, Designer Series, SoftShades, and Brights
as well as the newest seasonal Collections.


The new www.opi.com features the latest OPI products for nails, hands, feet, and skin, plus the freshest trends in beauty and fashion. The site combines ease of use with sophisticated technology and a chic design, to deliver a user-friendly, informative online experience.

Leave me a comment and let me know which color looks best on you!


Total Beauty Weekend Web Tour!


Head over to Bare Budget Beauty this week for your chance to win a beautiful train case with $100 worth of brand name products from BeautyTicket.com!!

Check out A Little More Beautiful's Great Skin for Spring series with tips for skin care based on specific skin types: How to Take Care of Dry Skin.

Viva Woman shows you how to get a new nail polish color without having to spend more.

Checkout the Informed Makeup Maven's hot spring buys, where to get advice for your beauty budget and Stila kaput?! and don't forget to enter the 'Yes' to Carrots giveaway, the lovely lips giveaway and soft lips lip balm bunch.

GIVEAWAY ALERT! The Anti Hair Slave and KeraCare has teamed up to give one lucky reader the entire new collection especially made for weaves and extensions!

Beauty Anonymous brings you YSL Summer 2009 Makeup Collection.

Glossypink has a super hot new layout with easier to find reviews on the latest products and how to get your favorite celebrity looks!

Beauty411 has been using the new high-tech Lancôme Génifique Youth Activating Concentrate. Check out her review here!

The LA Pretties
are raving about Valentino: The Last Emperor! It's a story of love, fashion, pugs, and being tan.

Who is an eyebrow's best friend? Advice Sister Alison of "The Advice Sisters" interviews eyebrow specialist Elke Von Freudenberg and discovers what makes her so special!

Monique at Beauty Girl Musings reviews the new Herbal Essences Hydralicious shampoos and conditioners via Beauty Girl TV, her online video blog!

The Makeup Divas reviews the Clarisonic Skin Care Brush. While you are there, check out all of her giveaways and enter for some fabulous prizes!

The Easter Beagle of Girl-Woman-Beauty-Brains-Blog is delivering an Easter Basket full of hare hair products worth over $300! Hop to it and enter now!

Face Candy
shows you one of her favorite neon nail shades.

The Shades Of U shares swatches and descriptions of all her MAC neutral eye shadows, with more swatches coming up soon!

This week, Spoiled Pretty is keeping up with Kim Kardashian. Click here for the exclusive interview, featuring Kim's beauty and style secrets. It's a MUST READ!

Beauty Is Within shows you how to get salon beautiful nails on a budget!

Is this the end of an era? Is it possible that Stila is bankrupt? Read what happened while Beauty Junkies Unite was sleeping!

Enter to win göt2b Smooth Operator Collection on Lipgloss Break!

Boutique Flair
reviews the Invisibelt. This is a wardrobe must-have created by a veteran Beauty Director for leading women’s magazines!

The Jet Set Girls are giving away a Smythson Jewelry Roll worth (no kidding!!) $465!

Indian Girl talks about her favorite foundation brushes for an absolute flawless look.

Get Sexy Glowing Skin with Jergens-by Talking Makeup!

The girls over at Beauty in Real Life share Chanel's new Summer line with you. Check it out here. And while you are there enter to win a copy of Bobbi Brown's Living Beauty and Charla Krupp's How Not to Look Old!!

Beauty Am Eye tells you how to get that lovely Afterglow.

Makeup Break - Chat Live with a Bobbi Brown Specialist


Chat Live with a Bobbi Brown makeup artist to find out what Spring colors are right for you. Bobbi Brown Live Chat is available from 10am-10pm EST, Monday through Friday and Sunday 11am-7pm. Get professional makeup advice from your own home!

Shopping Break - Pick 5 Free Estee Lauder Samples

For 48 hours only, choose 5 free samples with any Estee Lauder purchase. Go sample crazy!

Free Standard Shipping on ALL Orders through April 11! Enter code: AWARD

Total Beauty Break - Did Your City Make the Cut?

TotalBeauty.com
The 13 Worst-Hair Cities

These towns have the worst conditions for hair. Is it time for you to call the movers?


We all have bad hair days, but instead of cursing the mighty hair gods and calling in sick, you might want to consider packing your bags. There are a number of factors contributing to frustrating frizz and dried out strands, but as it turns out it, they could all be due to the city you call home. From looking at national averages of humidity/wind/rain/sun, water-hardness, pollution levels and even the number of salons in the area, Totalbeauty.com has located the worst cities for your 'do. Did your city make the list?

See the list



And the Winner is...

Calidreamin87! Congratulations - You won the Kitten Vixen Lip Gloss Giveaway. Make sure to give us a review of the gloss once you receive it :)


Giveaway Break - göt2b Smooth Operator Collection


Every woman deserves to feel like a goddess: beautiful, pampered and alluring. Introducing the göt2b Smooth Operator Collection, three hair stylers that make hair sexy, smooth, and touchable, like a goddess.


göt2b smooth operator is the first expert quality styling line that provides invisible smoothing for luxurious, irresistible style to indulge your inner goddess. Spoil yourself and your locks with these decadent formulas and stylish bottles adorned with whimsical charms that embody a true Goddess’ philosophy of life: passion, luxury, indulgence, and poise.


So, unlock the inner vixen in you and live by these charming life lessons:

  • Charmed Life Lesson #24: Always indulge when it comes to shoes, chocolate and hair care! göt2b smooth operator Smoothing Hairspray (SRP: $5.99) is unrivaled. It holds hair in place, smoothes flyaways and frizzies, and delivers soft, touchable tresses.

  • Charmed Life Lesson #18: Know when to skimp and when to splurge–but it’s always more fun to splurge! Don't give up on haircare, göt2b smooth operator Smoothing Lustre Lotion (SRP: $5.99) makes pampering your hair so much easier. It protects, smoothes, and styles without weighing hair down. Shape hair, control flyaways, and shield against heat styling and harmful UV rays.

  • Charmed Life Lesson #36: The best gifts come in small packages. Every time you use this little bottle of göt2b smooth operator Smoothing Drops (SRP: $5.99) consider it a lavish gift for your hair; it smoothes the cuticle, silkens and tames frizzies with just a few drops. This weightless serum contains a UV protectant and shields against heat styling and future frizz; leaving hair tame and silky all day and night.

  • Charmed Life Lesson #9: To err is human- to have luxuriously smooth hair is divine! Awaken your inner goddess with the NEW! göt2b smooth operator Smoothing Luxury Mousse (SRP: $5.99) This soft as a cloud mousse banishes frizz and fly-aways bestowing a smooth touchable finish. Its velvety yet firm hold results in long-lasting glamorous locks.
See anyone familiar in the ad above? It's Allie Crandell from MTV's "The City." She's the got2b cover girl.

***Giveaway***

I will randomly select one lucky winner to win a complete set of the göt2b Smooth Operator line. Make sure to sign up, below, for your chance to win! You can enter up to once a day. For extra entries, you can sign up for my mailing list, post a link to this giveaway on your blog, follow my blog, or follow me on Twitter.

For this giveaway, I'm able to mail to United States addresses. This
contest will end on, Friday, April 17th. I will announce the winner on Lipgloss Break, so keep checking to see if you're a winner - Good Luck!