Category Archives: CONTESTS

Celebrity Hairstyles: 5 Easy Summer Hairstyles and Up-dos + VO5 Giveaway

Glamorous Up-Do

Reese Witherspoon’s ‘60s-inspired pony is a fun way to incorporate a retro look into your every-day style.

Work in Perfect Hold Styling Mousse into damp hair. Blow dry with a large barrel brush

Using a 1 ½-inch curling iron, create loose waves throughout hair

Once hair has cooled, divide hair into two horizontal sections

Back-comb hair at the top of the crown, gently smooth the top section back without  flattening the volume and secure by criss-crossing bobby-pins

For a fun date-night look, add a fun hair clip to the side

French Twist

Modernize the French twist by adding volume and texture like Julia Roberts.

Work in Perfect Hold Styling Mousse into towel-dried hair. Add a diffuser to the blow dryer when drying hair to keep hair’s natural texture

With a fine-toothed comb, gently tease the crown to add volume

Bring hair to one side, be careful not to flatten the crown, criss-cross bobby pins vertically up the back of the head to create a foundation

Bring hair up into mid-height side pony, wrap the hair around thumb and twist it up into a cone shape. Secure with U-shaped pins. Tuck the ends inside the cone

Finish with Perfect Hold Styling Hairspray

Classic Pony

Sofia Vergara keeps it simple and fresh with polished pony

Apply Perfect Hold Styling Mousse into towel-dried hair.

Create gentle waves with a 1 ½-inch curling iron

Gently tease hair the crown with a fine-toothed comb

Leaving a small section of hair at the nape of the neck, secure the rest of the hair in a mid-height pony, be careful not to flatten the volume at the crown

Take the remaining hair and wrap the base of the pony, secure with a bobby pin

Finish with Perfect Hold Styling Hairspray

Bohemian Braids

Keep things fun and laid back with a braided look like Jessica Alba

Work in Perfect Hold Styling Mousse dry hair.

Section off a 1-inch section from the front of the hair line and create a French braid from one ear to the other, tucking in the ends with a bobby pin

Section off another 1-inch section behind the original French braid and create another French braid in the opposite direction, tuck the ends in with a bobby pin

Create a bun with the remaining hair and finish with Perfect Hold Styling Hairspray

Elegant Bun

Look sophisticated and classy with a side bun like Nicole Kidman

Work in Perfect Hold Styling Mousse dry hair

Using a 1-inch curling iron create loose waves

Bring hair to one side and create a loose chignon, secure with U-shaped pins **Don’t worry if pieces fall out throughout the night, this keeps is young and touchable

Finish with Perfect Hold Styling Hairspray

VO5 Giveaway

One lucky winner will receive samples of VO5 haircare products.

To win simply ‘like’ this post on Facebook (USA page or Canada page) or leave a comment below telling us about your favorite summer hairstyle!

This giveaway is open to residents of the USA and Canada until June 12, 2011.

VO5 products are available nationwide at drug stores, food stores and mass merchandisers with a suggested retail price of $2.00.

Log on to for more information about where to buy, product offerings and other exciting brand initiatives.

Images: Getty

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Contest: Win a copy of Juggle Fit Beginner’s DVD

What a fun way to workout!

What is JuggleFit?

Perfect for fitness enthusiasts who want to conquer the latest trend, and for novices who are motivated by new and “entertaining” workouts, Heather Wolf proudly introduces JuggleFit, a fun and effective exercise routine that promotes coordination, concentration and fitness through instructional juggling DVDs. According to Heather, “Although it may not look like exercise, juggling is a highly aerobic (burns up to 280 calories an hour), no-impact workout that engages the body’s core, utilizing muscles to tone the arms without adding stress on the joints.”

Unmatched by conventional and monotonous types of fitness activities like running on the treadmill or lifting weights, juggling adds an entertainment element to exercising that helps keep people motivated during their workout. The cost-friendly fitness program can also be done by anyone, anywhere, anytime.

To win a copy of this fun workout dvd:

Simply ‘Like’ this post on Facebook.

This contest is open only to residents of the USA.

Contest closes April 23, 2o11.


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The Cheap Girl Contest: Make Me Young DVD Giveaway (5 Copies)

On behalf of Cinema Libre Studio, The Cheap Girl is is giving away 5 DVD copies of the documentary Make Me Young.


An age-obsessed daughter of a plastic surgeon takes a journey through America ’s $60 Billion a year anti-aging world. In this Alice-In-Wonderland tale, the filmmaker spends two years traveling across the country visiting doctors, experts and the lives of a cross section of characters from Minnesota to Texas who’ve gone to varying lengths to “beat the clock,” painting a funny, but troubling portrait of a country that desperately needs to stay young. Armed with wry humor, one wonders throughout this highly personal journey if the filmmaker herself hasn’t been pulled in by the obsession of youth.

Insights and bon mots from the cognoscenti of beauty includes:

*Dr. Lisa Airan, socialite dermatologist in New York ’s Upper East Side and on-camera beauty expert;
*Paula Begoun, consumer advocate and author of Don’t Go to the Beauty Counter Without Me;
*Dr. Fredric Brandt, with practices in Miami and New York , he’s been dubbed “Baron of Botox” because he is the single largest customer of Botox in the world;
*Simon Doonan, Creative Director at Barneys New York ;
*Robert Grant, President of Allergan Medical, manufacturer of Botox cosmetic and Juvederm;
*Joan Kron, the “First Lady of Plastic Surgery Journalism;”
*New York Times best-selling author of How Not To Look Old, Charla Krupp;
*Nicholas Perricone, MD, Dermatologist and international best-selling author of the The Perricone Diet;
*Erica Rose, more widely recognized as Princess Erica Rose from television’s ‘The Bachelor’ and daughter of famed Houston (Texas) plastic surgeon Dr. Franklin Rose
*Linda Wells, Editor in Chief for Allure.



3 copies will be given away at The Cheap Girl Fall 2010 Networking Event and the other 2 will be given online.

To enter online simply ‘LIKE’ this post on Facebook.

This contest is open to Canadian and US residents.

This contest will close on September 28 , 2010.

Good luck!


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