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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Bring out the gorgeous - A Giveaway!

It's snowy outside, but I'm ready for Spring. I'm ready to swap the heavy clothing and thick sweaters in dark colors with airy, breezy tops in brighter colors. And I'm ready for warmer weather, that allows me to spend more time outdoors and trade my pasty winter skin for the naturally flushed cheeks and brighter eyes that come with spending more time outdoors, getting more fresh air, and running around with my daughters. No amount of makeup can replace that.

While waiting for spring, I thought I'd offer a giveaway that will allow you to get your skin ready to shed the winter makeup and be more beautiful, no retouching needed *wink*. I'm talking of course of Clarisonic, which has received lots of buzz in the past year for being a useful beauty tool to help busy women keep their skin clean and clear – 'cause I don't know about you, but I cannot just run to the spa for a facial every week, or even every month. (In fact, I don't remember when I last visited a spa for some pampering.)

I have been wanting to try Clarisonic for a while, since I first heard of it on BellaSugar. Being also a Sephora-holic, I also admired it on their website. I don't watch Oprah, but apparently she is also in love with it! My curiosity got the best of me and I finally managed to get one and try it (insert excited jumping about looking silly). I was amazed at the a change there was in my skin after only 10 days using the Clarisonic. My skin is softer, my pores are shrinking, and I think my face products are working better as a result of my skin being cleaner! And the Clarisonic seems to be finally clearing my skin, which after my second pregnancy seemed to have gone a bit crazy.

Woulnd't you like to approach Spring with clear, radiant skin, and not need makeup to cover it up? Just moisturizer, sunscreen, maybe a bit of mascara and lipgloss, and out the door?

Here's something even better: not only you have a chance to win your own Clarisonic here, but the latest model, the Clarisonic PLUS, that just came out last month and is only available at Sephora!

The PLUS model still uses sonic technology to deeply (but gently!) clear pores of daily impurities, but it also has several additional features:. So if you win, this is how your Clarisonic will be better than mine (this is how much I like you):
- the Clarisonic PLUS comes with a special brush that allows you to use your Clarisonic on other parts of your body, not just your face
- it has 3 speeds, with separate control buttons
- it has an international charging cradle, so you can use it no matter where you are
- it comes with the Refining Skin PolishOne lucky reader of Diary of an Unlikely Housewife will win a Clarisonic PLUS bundle, including the Refining Skin Polish and 3 different cleansers (for dry, normal and oily skin), and of course the extra brush for the body.

To enter the giveaway, leave a comment on this post telling me why you'd like to win. For extra entries:
- Blog about the giveaway (2 entries)
- StumbleUpon this page (1 entry)
- Tweet about this giveaway (1 entry - only once)
- Place the giveaway graphic on your sidebar (2 entries)



Feel free to tell me everything you did in one comment – I'll give you the right amount of entries, I promise :-)
Please include links to your tweets/posts. Contest entries will be accepted through March 25th. Contest is open to U.S. residents only.

Good luck everyone!

102 comments:

Lisa said...

Hey girly!!! Your giveaway is so cool.. I would love to win one of those to fix my large pores. I've tried so many things that it just gives me pimples..YUK. I would love a smooth face.

I placed your giveaway on my sidebar AND I tweeted your giveaway.

Thanks girl!!

Anonymous New York said...

I have been meaning to buy one of these, but I have not gotten around to it. I tweeted, blogged and put the link in my sidebar. Smooth skin here I come!

Nic said...

I would love to try one of these. I suffer from impenetrable blackheads of doom on my nose and this might be just the trick I need!

quitecontrary1977 said...

My skin isn't what it used to be. I'm too young to look so haggish! I could use some brightening.

quitecontrary1977@hotmail.com

Barbara said...

Oh I'd so love to try this... Here's hoping :)

Shel said...

My skin needs some serious SOS; it's so dry and bumpy. I thought my skin would get better as I aged, but the opposite is true. Hitting the spa for a facial just isn't in the pocketbook right now. I've heard so much about this product, I'm dying to give it a try.

I stumbled:
http://auntiethesis.stumbleupon.com/favorites/

I posted your giveaway graphic on my blog sidebar:
http://auntiethesis.blogspot.com

I tweeted:
http://twitter.com/auntiethesis/status/1276724561

Carolyn G said...

I would love to win this because my skin is very dry and just plain blah because of winter. I am in desperate need of trying to make my skin look healthier and just plain better. I thin this would go a long way!!!

I also tweeted:
http://twitter.com/carogonza/status/1277261608

Ms. Deen said...

I NEED this because I just turned 41 and my skin should not look it...

FoN said...

I'd love to win!! Why? Because the tip of my nose is turning black from existing in this frozen tundra hell for the last four months. I need to give that baby a buff and shine BIG TIME.

Keonte' said...

Your face is the first thing people see, so why not have it look gorgeous by using this wonderful prize?! I'd love to win this.

Keonte' said...

The graphic is on my sidebar:

www.keaianaregettingmarried.blogspot.com

Keonte' said...

#2 The graphic is on my sidebar:

www.keaianaregettingmarried.blogspot.com

Keonte' said...

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/Luvdamall/status/1281565080

CanCan (MomMostTraveled) said...

I have always had problem skin, and I would like to use the Clarisonic to help be free of blemishes!
Get that dirt out! Woohoo!

Here is my tweet, too:
http://twitter.com/MomMostTraveled/status/1282665084

Lisa Mom of 2 Boys said...

1. comment: Great giveaway for a SassyMama
2. Stumbled: pune12
3. Tweeted: http://twitter.com/lisasamples/status/1283250934

delaney55 said...

I am an older woman that never really paid attention to my skin while I was younger and could use anything that can help me now.

Tweeted:
http://twitter.com/delaney_55/status/1283267975

Claire said...

I would love to win this as my skin is really feeling the effects of a harsh Michigan winter and I have no funds for a Spa Facial.

bitsfromabrit@yahoo.com

I Posted on my Blog - http://bitsfromabrit.blogspot.com/2009/03/win-clarasonic.html
Giveaway Button is on my Sidebar - http://bitsfromabrit.blogspot.com/
I tweeted - http://twitter.com/bitsfromabrit

Dina said...

I would love to win this because I am a mom with no time or extra funds for spa facials!

vwestermeyer said...

working twelve hour shifts leaves me little time for luxuries for myself. I would love to try thig

She Became A Butterfly said...

help! i'm 31 with the chin of a 16 year old! that's why i'd LOVE to win!

she
pookielocks at ymail dot com

She Became A Butterfly said...

i blogged about it here:
http://www.shebecameabutterfly.net/?p=1492

she
pookielocks at ymail dot com

She Became A Butterfly said...

following you on twitter and i tweeted!

i'm SheBAButterfly

she
pookielocks at ymail dot com

carma said...

saw the Clarisonic the last time I was in Sephora. I would love to have one to give my skin some of its youthful texture back :-)

sabrita said...

My poor skin is in desperate need of this. I have had many health issues the last three years and all the medications,surgeries and complications have taken their toll on my skin. Rejuvination and good health are my goals this year.

sabrita@juno.com

NimrodVern said...

I would love to win a Clarisonic to help clear my oily skin & tame my giant pores!

Jodi said...

I have wanted one of these since I first saw them! My pores could use a good scrubbing too. I also have large pores, so shrinking them sounds great to me! Thanks so much!

Elissa said...

My skin could use some refining, especially during dry winter time.

elissa at huebert dot org

Liza767 said...

oh!!!! ooh!!!oh!!!! i wanna win this i have 6 kids and need soething for me :(

KV Creative Designs said...

Hi,
My daughter and I both have trouble with our skin. Her troubles are with Acne and mine is just because I am getting OLD! lol Would love to have this product!
Thanks for the opportunity!
KV

JamericanSpice said...

My skin isn't just blah because of winter...it's blah all the time. I yearn for the young fresh dewy skin! I'm barely in my twenties...well mid and I shouldn't look this drab faced.

So I'd love to win to help my skin.

calliemist@yahoo.com

JamericanSpice said...

I blog here

http://jamericanspice.wordpress.com/2009/03/11/bring-out-the-gorgeous-a-giveaway/



calliemist@yahoo.com

JamericanSpice said...

I blogged here 2

http://jamericanspice.wordpress.com/2009/03/11/bring-out-the-gorgeous-a-giveaway/


calliemist@yahoo.com

JamericanSpice said...

Tweet

http://twitter.com/calliesan/status/1314188059


calliemist@yahoo.com

kwr221 said...

I'd like to win this because, frankly, I'm not getting any younger and I can use all the help I can get.

Really. It looks like a great thing and I think I could really use it.

I Tweeted. (twitter.com/kwr221)

I blogged. (kwr221.blogspot.com)

I put the badge in my sidebar.

Thanks!

Scandalous Housewife said...

Unlikely Housewife,
I'd like to win this simply because Oprah said I should. I am merely her puppet.

Janine said...

I'd love to win this because I have horrible skin. I'm always trying to find something that will work for me. Maybe this is it! Thanks for the great giveaway!

janeener at gmail dot com

I tweeted too! http://twitter.com/GiveawaySpot/status/1323006600

Meg said...

What! You can even use it on other parts of your body. Awesome! My bod could use a buff! Thanks!!
gomeggo[at]gmail[dot]com

Nadimommy said...

I'd love to win this because, just like you, my 2 pregnancies have made my skin (or rather my hormones) go bezerk. Thanks for the chance!

treflea4 at gmail dot com

Marcia said...

I'd love to win because my forehead is really flaky and the rest is really oily. I think this would help me from having to clean my face twice a day and moisturizing 3 or 4 times to prevent the flaky skin. Blah.

Karen said...

My skin is just plain blah. I have heard that this really brightens up the complexion! I'd love to try it.

Jacky said...

I would love to win. I have very oily skin that can never seem to stay under control, and I've heard good things about the Clarisonic stuff.

So, I left my comment, tweeted this (thesweetpetunia) (I couldn't figure out how to link directly) and added the button! =)

thesweetestpetunia@gmail.com

cdziuba said...

I want to win because it'ss finally time in my life for me! It's time to spend time on myself, which includes beauty treatments and a beauty regimen.

cdziuba said...

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/cdziuba/status/1324420381

jamaise said...

I would love to win this - it just sounds like state of the art skin care - plus I have large pores on my nose and this sounds like just the tool to reduce them :)

jamaise said...

I display your badge in my sidebar :) http://wishingpenny.blogspot.com/

jamaise said...

I display your badge #2

DEBIJOT said...

This would be great to revive my dull skin. Thanks.

bison61 said...

winter is so rough on my skin-I would love to try this. I have very large pores on my nose maybe this would help. I'd love to approach Spring with clear, radiant skin!

tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

bocktalk said...

I get wretched outbreaks on my face, would love to try this!

carma said...

I tweeted http://twitter.com/CarmaSez/status/1325577514

Naomi said...

I am pretty sure my blackheads have blackheads. And the bumps on the backs of my arms and legs could use some help, too, before the weather warms up and they're exposed to the elements...

The Dreamer said...

I would love to win this so I could take better care of my sensitive yet complicated skin!

addeviant006 at gmail dot com

apple said...

I have such dry flaky skin and white heads are just all over. Gross, but true. :( I hope I win this so I can achieve clear skin.

applez_55@yahoo.com

jamaise said...

Tweet! http://twitter.com/jamaise/status/1326240146

I love your trademark purple stilettos ;)

Becky said...

I want to win because I am over 40 (not that I act like it LOL and my face is beginning to show it. I am getting dull looking and I think this would help get rid of the dull lifeless skin. Oh and I could use it on my arms too. I get those little pimple like things on the backs of them and nothing I have tried is working. Ok I am falling apart hahaha.

Thanks so much!

dbkagrayson2002 at gmail dot com

fyjules said...

I would like to win because I have black heads on my nose and check area, with large pores.

surnote(at)yahoo(dot)com

Celeste said...

I would love to win this to help me out with my dry skin. Lately, my face has been kinda flakey (maybe do to the Florida heat?) and I think this would really help!

contact me at:
celeste@mail4me.com

Chloe said...

I'd love to win because this would save a lot of $ on try to buy a bunch of different products - one system that "does it all" sounds great to me!!

springshoot5@aol.com

Gloria said...

What an amazing giveaway! Well, I'm 41 and I do try to keep my skin "youthful" - and I'd love to keep it that way, so this would really help with that maintenance!

gjw823@aol.com

Vivian Deliz said...

The older I get the worst my skin seems to get... I though I left all of that behind in my teen years but AARRFFHH they are back...

Jinxy and Me said...

I would love to win this because I have heard great things about it and my skin could use a boost! I tweeted your giveaway! (My username is @ThriftyJinxy)

Bebemiqui said...

I'd love to win because I've lusted after one of these since I first heard of their awesomeness.
My skin is that awful mid-20s acne and I'd love to tackle it!
bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

Liz said...

I would love this to work on my pores!

Thanks!

lizgohel at yahoo dot com

Sonya said...

Hi,
I would love to win because I've always wanted to try this. Thanks!

oona. said...

I would love to win because turning 35 has not been kind to me. I am noticing my skin looking dull and lifeless, and lots of little spots are showing up. I didn't have acne as a teen, but am sure battling it now!

Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

Therese said...

I would love to win this because my skin has been really showing its age lately and could use some TLC

Crystal Arcand (3Stairs) said...

Oy, where to start? My pores on my cheeks are huge, I get acne now more than I did when I was a teenager, and I'm noticing that dull, You're Getting Older matte skin - blech!

Dianna_Ball said...

OH man, you know how lots of people say pregnant women "glow?" Well, I don't. My pores are naturally large, but with pregnancy - my skin seems even more red, irritated, etc. I would LOVE to try this out!

dianna_ball@hotmail.com

kathemc(at)gmail(dot)com said...

I so need this -- I have oily, aging skin, so this winter has been the most awesomely sucky mix of pimples and dry raw skin. I have been wanting to buy one of these, but can't afford it!

juau4 said...

I would love to win a Clairsonic! I would love to pamper my skin...to see if I can get it really clear with smaller pores. Maybe I can get my shin back!

Grace F said...

Why I'd like to win? WHO DOESN'T!! I want to have this because I rarely have time to thoroughly wash my face. Yep, I am fond of shortcuts. :-)

I tweeted this giveaway: http://twitter.com/sandierpastures/status/1330911305

And Stumbled. My SU name is wisteriatrellis.

EMAIL: sandierpastures at gmail dot com

Thanks!!

Aprilshowers said...

I would love this because I have very dull skin and not a lot of time to care for it.

Heather said...

I would love to win this - since getting older (36) I notice more and more I need something. I also lost 85 pounds recently and am more conscience about how I look.

Mommynurse said...

I'd love to win because I have 2 kids under the age of 2, and I could use something that helps me take care of me!

courtnee said...

i totally agree with you,during the winter, my skin gets dry and, most of the time , my skin doesnt not react to dryness.i breakout and i get flakiness. i have heard great reviews about the clarisonic , becaus it helps gently exfoliate the flakes and clean my pores.
my friend recommended me to this blog, because she says that your blog is interesting and helpful.
i will be glad to keep reading your posts

courtnee said...

by the way , im courtnee ,
my blog is
http://courtneeanne.blogspot.com/

an i just started , can you please help me and tell me how to place the graphic link of the clarisonic giveaway on my sidebar ?

Chris said...

I have large pores and it would be so nice to find something that actually works to shrink them! =)

kissyjensen at gmail dot com

royaldixie said...

I would love this because pregnancy ruined my skin! I can use all the help I can get!

THANKS

newmommyin08 {at} yahoo {dot} com

http://dexterphilip.blogspot.com

Sara said...

I would love to win one of these!! My friend and I had free makeovers done at Sephora and they used this at the beginning. It was wonderful and really the only thing I really wanted, but after finding out the price I decided to pass. This would be great to win though!

hi said...

Well I've got these wierd crinkly porous skin in my forehead and nowhere else! So a clarisonic (and all that extra stuff) would be gr8!

hi said...

http://twitter.com/twtrheather
I TWEETED

courtnee said...

my email is :

irlreatsh at yahoo dot com

amweeks said...

I would love to use this! With the beach season quickly approaching, I don't want to scare the other beach-goers with my icky skin! I see that Clarisonic is proven to remove more dirt (sebum and makeup) than traditional, superficial cleansing, allowing your serums and moisturizers to absorb better. Skin is left soft and pampered without harsh abrasion or chemicals. I hate abrasion & chemicals! This tool is definitely for me!

Tamara B. said...

I have read many wondefrful reviews on this great product. Since I am getting older my skin complexion isn't as bright as it use to be and I am starting to get many clogged pores not to count wrinkles and would love to win this,thank-you.
tamben7996(at)aol(dot)com

sharon said...

i tried (or makeup consultant rather) the clarisonic on my face and i luuuurved it... but it was way out of my beauty budget (which is like $50 a year). would be ever so grateful to win!

wendy said...

I am 4 and making every effort to keep my skin looking as good as possible for as long as possible.

madamerkf at aol dot com

Megret said...

I just turned 31 and am getting serious about skin care, even more than I was before. I'd love to add this to my repertoire!

Thanks for the chance to win...
Megret
musesofmegret (at) gmail (dot) com

Naddez said...

I'd love to win this because I believe it will help me out with my dry skin, uneven skin tone, and blemishes.

Blogged about the giveaway: http://naddezsgoodycorner.blogspot.com/

Placed graphic on my blog, also.

sam94son05@sbcglobal.net

Tami said...

Oooh, I would love to win this. Simply said: I'm turning 40 in a few months and am trying to keep my face as young as possible for as long as possible!

Rebecca said...

omg i would love to try this! i always am trying to find new ways to make my skin look radiant and this looks like a great way to start!

Thanks for making this giveaway possible!

Carrie said...

i'd like to win because i'm also a sephora-aholic and always interested in trying out new beauty products

~~~KnM's Mom~~~ said...

Ever since turning yikes 40 I notice my skin needs to be cared for! No more washing with soap and water...also I had my second child at 39 and I want to keep my skin in good condition...I wonder sometimes if people think I'm her grandma...haha!

correaohana at gmail dot com

lace said...

I'd love to win this. I've never had a facial and think this might be the closest I'll ever get to getting a facial. I'd love clean skin to start fresh and new.

ahappyhippy mom said...

I have heard the Clarisonic PLUS works wonders! I would love to try it.

Thanks for having the giveaway.

Brooke said...

I'm turning 40 and I have 3 kids. I really would like to look good. Please pick me.

Xenia said...

I've always wondered when my skin is going to realize that I'm not a teenager anymore... With taking care of my 2-year-old and 3-month-old, I'd love this product so that I can spend a little time on me once in a while!

Thanks!
xpsundell(at)gmail(dot)com

Luxe Tips said...

This is the absolutely best giveaway ever! I would love to win the Clarisonic Plus because I want beautiful glowing skin for the spring/summer season. I have heard testimony after testimony on how awesome this product is! Please please pick me. I will also do a video blog journal of how the Clarisonic has improved my skin! Thanks for such an awesome contest!

Luxe Tips said...

I tweeted the giveaway here: http://twitter.com/Luxetips/status/1391378399

Luxe Tips said...

I stumbled this post also here:
http://www.stumbleupon.com/url/unlikelyhousewife.blogspot.com/2009/03/bring-out-gorgeous-giveaway.html

Carolyn G said...

I have your button on my blog:
http://theartofrandomwillynillyness.blogspot.com/

janetfaye said...

I would love to win this because I heard that it is an excellent product.

janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

Rockin' Mama said...

Even at 31 I still get breakouts around my period. I'd love this to help me get a deeper clean and fabulous skin!

jasonncaryn at yahoo dot com

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