Getting Festive with Mary Kay + $100 Giveaway!



For me, the winter months mean changing up my makeup routine and getting a little more festive with my color palette...especially around the holidays!  With parties galore around the corner, it's fun to have more opportunities than usual to get dressed and dolled up.  For makeup, I love to add a nice glow to my cheeks and shimmer to my eyelids.  And of course, for wardrobe, a little sparkle along with rich patterns, are a must!


I recently had the opportunity to play around with some new Mary Kay® goodies...what girl doesn't love a chance to play dress up?  And I've recently become more familiar with Mary Kay® cosmetics since they became the go-to makeup source for Project Runway {I love that show...please tell me I'm not the only one!}.    
The look I got to try out is the Festive Flirt look {oh yes!}, which included a really pretty amber and copper eye shadow.  I think the colors complimented my dark eyes and features really well...without making me look too "over the top".  
They provided a step-by-step guide on how to best apply the eyeshadow--which was super helpful for a mom-on-the-go, like me:
Highlight inner corners of the eyes with Amber Blaze mineral eye color. Brush Copper Glow from eyelids to creases and along lower lash lines. Line with black eyeliner. Top eyeliner with Coal and smudge.
Easy enough, right?  Here are the results:
The lipstick...called Whipped Berries was also really pretty!  I don't wear a ton of lip color, but I will definitely "whip" this out for the upcoming holiday season.


Mary Kay makes applying makeup super easy with their step-by-step tutorials, as well as their video tutorials.  You can find them, along with other inspiration, on MaryKay.com.
Other looks in the holiday collection include Merry Berry, Playful Party Girl and Holiday Romance...there's a little something for everyone!
Now for the fun part!  Mary Kay is offering one reader a $100 Visa gift card plus a collection of Mary Kay® products to create one of the looks featured + some beauty essentials.  All you have to do is comment below on your favorite Mary Kay look.
Thanks and good luck!
xo natasha

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111 comments :

  1. The lip color is so pretty, would love some MK products and the gift card would help to fix items broken in my home. tonidreist@yahoo.com

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  2. Your eye shadow looks amazing, I would love to try this color.

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  3. I like the Holiday Romance look the most.
    kellywcu8888ATgmailDOTcom

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    https://twitter.com/Kellydpa/status/534412372329263104

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  5. I really love the Holiday Romance look!

    Nathansmommy619(At)aol(Dot)com

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  6. Tweeted https://twitter.com/StaceyNNE/status/534419957996462080

    Nathansmommy619(At)aol(Dot)com

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  7. My favorite look is the Forever in Love look. Thanks!

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  8. I tweeted: https://twitter.com/eksmith331/status/534444878390763520

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  9. I love the holiday romance look.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  10. tweet--https://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/534452464372576258

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  11. i love the Forever in Love look

    freebiel0ve@yahoo.com

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  12. tweet: https://twitter.com/akronugurl/status/534457744397729792

    freebiel0ve@yahoo.com

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  13. I like the Forever in Love look

    elena150980@yahoo.com

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  14. https://twitter.com/ElenaIstomina/status/534488445603704832

    elena150980@yahoo.com

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  15. My favorite Mary Kay look is the playful party girl look, great colors, and not too flashy.

    Nicole.ddziedzic at gmail dot com

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  16. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/lil_lady_dz/status/534499279440601088

    Nicole.ddziedzic at gmail dot com

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  17. Love the eye color! Just the right amount.

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  18. I like the luminous look, holiday romance and merry berry look.

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  19. tweeted https://twitter.com/stephcouponsxx/status/534514712226979840

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  20. My fav is the Holiday Romance Look!
    heatheranne99@gmail.com

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  21. Tweet!
    https://twitter.com/ScoomerBlog/status/534540858595364864

    heatheranne99@gmail.com

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  22. tweeted
    https://twitter.com/rubylorikeet/status/534628183362895872

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  23. I love the Holiday Romance Look!
    Erika W.

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  24. I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/seabattle2/status/534721893220093954

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  25. My favorite look is the holiday romance look. - shaunie
    contact - twitter.com/sandyhills25 or reply to this post

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  26. https://twitter.com/sandyhills25/status/534726454345740288

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  27. Love your holiday look! Mary Key always has such pretty and feminine colors.

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  28. tweet https://twitter.com/LuLu_Brown24/status/534821785162641409

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  29. I like the Holiday Romance look the most for my GF.

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  30. I adore the Festive Flirt look. Perfect for the holidays!

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  31. I am in love with the mary kay festive flirt look!! yarbr012 at gmail dot com

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  32. tweet https://twitter.com/yarbr012/status/534888868815044609 yarbr012 at gmail dot com

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  33. i am loving festive flirt! maybe it's because the model has the same colorng as me? very pretty!

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  34. the holiday romance look

    dlatany at gmail dot com

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  35. https://twitter.com/sweetums82/status/535101008838287360

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  36. I like the Playful Party Girl Look

    vandenbossche3@hotmail.com

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  37. https://twitter.com/618mom23boys/status/535486304872452096


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  38. My favorite is the Holiday Romance look. Thanks for the great giveaway! msmissy02 at gmail dot com

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  39. I love the Forever in Love look :)

    demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

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  40. I like several but my favorite is the Festive Flirt look!
    madelinebrubaker {at} gmail [dot] com

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  41. Tweet link: https://twitter.com/shala_darkstone/status/536608496985190400
    madelinebrubaker {at} gmail [dot] com

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  42. I like Holiday Romance the most. Thanks!

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  43. I really like the Holiday Romance look the most

    mummytotwoboys@yahoo.com

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  44. tweeted
    https://twitter.com/mummytotwoboys1/status/536693461924073472

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  45. I love the Playful Party Girl Look.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

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  46. -https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/536735646522417153

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  47. I like the Festive Flirt look.

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  48. https://twitter.com/HappyTina0115/status/537048218094145536

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  49. The holiday romance is pretty!

    chambanachik(at)gmail(dot)com

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  50. Playful Party Girl -- so fun!!

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  51. I tweeted: https://twitter.com/cowladydeland/status/537408470870278144

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  52. I really like the Forever in Love look the look best.
    prettyinhotpink6@gmail dot com

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  53. Tweet: https://twitter.com/PrettyHotPink6/status/538773565642780672

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  54. I love the holiday romance look!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  55. tweet--https://twitter.com/WildOrchid985/status/538963938608955392

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  56. My pick is the Holiday Romance look.

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

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  57. I like the Forever in Love look, the coloring is so pretty!

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  58. My favorite look is the Merry Berry look. I absolutely love the colors!
    emilyemahr (at) yahoo.com

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  59. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/missfrugal/status/540269541050163201
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  60. I really love the Holiday Romance look!

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  61. https://twitter.com/susan1215/status/540534216488808448

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  62. https://twitter.com/OneFrugalGirl/status/540702285278748672
    onefrugalgirl AT gmail DOT com

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  63. I like Radiant in Red!
    onefrugalgirl AT gmail DOT com

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  64. I like the Luminous Look - thank you.

    barbara (dot) montyj (at) gmail (dot) com

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  65. Tweet https://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/541457829924573184

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  66. I like the holiday romance look!

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  67. I tweeted: https://twitter.com/thepryfamily2/status/542883945906319360 pryfamily5@gmail.com

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  68. I would do the Festive Flirt Look for a holiday party pryfamily5@gmail.com

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  69. The merry berry look.
    MCantu1019 at aol dot com

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  70. holiday romance is fun purple_lover_04 at msn dot com

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  71. https://twitter.com/purplelover04/status/543130831238467584

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  72. TWEET https://twitter.com/kytah00/status/543944564013137920 afjackly@oakland.edu

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  73. MARY KAY HAS A WONDERFUL "SPECIAL OCCASION" LOOK! LOVE IT! afjackly@oakland.edu

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  74. https://twitter.com/eliza_elliott/status/544268936460517376 truckredford(at)Gmail(dot)com

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  75. Holiday romance...I love the smoky eye look – I can never get mine to look so good truckredford(AT)gmail(DOT)com

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  76. I like the merry berry look.
    nuthouse(at)centurytel(dot)net

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  77. tweeted: https://twitter.com/KerryBishop/status/545364364782346240
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  78. I love the Holiday Romance look for me but they all look great!
    sonyadmorris@gmail.com

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  79. Link to tweet:
    https://twitter.com/catholicfanatic/status/545777311908233217
    sonyadmorris@gmail.com
    Thank you!

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  80. I really like the Festive Flirt Look for when you want to totally change how you look and don't mind looking very made up. I would not do any of these, as I don't wear makeup, but I can appreciate the results regardless. :-D
    Angie
    14earth at gmail dot com

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  81. I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/MsTofuFairy/status/546025689388818433
    Angie
    14earth at gmail dot com

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  82. I like the Festive Flirt look. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  83. I tweeted. https://twitter.com/Kim955776/status/546323424713265153

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  84. My favorite is the Holiday Romance Look.

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  85. https://twitter.com/ThatTuxedoCat/status/546736537472212992

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  86. I like the merry berry look

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  87. tweet https://twitter.com/ChelleB36/status/546776875838611456

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  88. i want to try the holiday romance look!
    POKERGRL8 at gmail.com

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  89. https://twitter.com/aes529/status/546802410212315136
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  90. I like the Holiday Romance look.

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  91. tweeted
    https://twitter.com/thomasmurphy40/status/546807895921152000

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  92. they are all great looks but my favorite is the Holiday Romance look !

    Kathryn C
    kacor7@hotmail.com

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  93. link to my tweet:

    https://twitter.com/thrincor/status/546815205754163200

    Kathryn C
    kacor7@hotmail.com

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  94. My favorite look is definitely the merry berry

    wlbellows at gmail dot com

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  95. Tweet: https://twitter.com/electricstar/status/546819021891330048

    wlbellows at gmail dot com

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  96. My favorite look is the Holiday Romance.

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  97. Tweet - https://twitter.com/willitara/status/546825527697235968

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  98. I love the eye shadow!!!
    maureen.simiyu@yahoo.com

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  99. tweeted:https://twitter.com/msim1994/status/546828155517173760

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  100. I like the Holiday Romance Look for sure.

    gmissycat at yahoo dot com

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  101. Tweeted

    https://twitter.com/gmissycat/status/546867107104055296

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