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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Get Positively Beautiful by Carmindy - Giveaway!

by Carmindy

According to a recent study, only 2% of women describe themselves as 'beautiful.' (Dove Global Study 'The Real Truth About Beauty: A Global Report', 2004) The media instructs women how to 'look ten years younger,' 'cover up wrinkles,' or 'get fuller, plumper lips.' And even makeup products play off women's insecurities, promising to conceal perceived flaws, define cheekbones, or make eyelashes fuller and longer. The underlying message? That there's something inherently wrong with the way women look and that they have to spend time, money, and energy keeping up with all the ways they should 'fix' themselves.

In GET POSITIVELY BEAUTIFUL, makeup artist Carmindy from TLC's hit program What Not to Wear shows you how to change your mindset from negative fault-finding to a positive beauty philosophy. You learn how to find and focus on your best features and how to combat negative thoughts about your appearance. Carmindy demonstrates easy makeup techniques for eyes, brows, lashes, lips, cheeks, and skin, and how to adapt looks to different weather conditions and 'beauty moods.'


I have 3 copies of  this paperback to give away courtesy of Hachette Books.
Just leave a comment with your email address.  People have been forgetting their email address when commenting....Can't win if you don't leave it.
Giveaway open to U.S./Canada. No PO boxes.
This giveaway will end Sept 1.


holdenj said...

Boy, could sure use the part about weather conditions with the humidity we've been having! Thanks for the chance to win!

Martha Lawson said...

Please enter me for this one. I just love watching Carmindy on tv and I'd love to have her book!!

I am an old follower on gfc

mlawson17 at hotmail dot com

Linda Kish said...

This would be very useful.

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I would like to win this book. Thank you.

headlessfowl at jteers dot net

Anonymous said...

I would love to read Get Positively Beautiful :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!

Nancye said...

Sounds like a good read. Thanks for the chance.

nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

ChristyJan said...

This would be a wonderful book to have ~ please enter me


Benita said...

I like Carmindy; have watched her numerous times on What Not to Wear. Would love to win this book. Thanks for the possibility.


Susan Helene Gottfried said...

No need to enter me, babe. I'm dropping in to say thanks for the e-mail. I've got this posted at Win a Book for you.

Audrey said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I love Carmindy.

Susan said...

I'd love to know how to counteract my "beauty moods!" :) Thank you for the chance to win this one.

safoga at gmail dot com

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

I'd love to enter! she has great makeup tips!!

inthehammockblog at gmail dot com

walkabout said...

I could use lots of help these days!

ossmcalc said...

I would like to learn how to combat the negative thoughts that I seem to always have had about my appearance.

Thank you,


Sable(atlmuzikfanzinc) said...

Still trying to win this book since I didn't win it elsewhere.

atlmuzikfanzinc at gmail dot com

Beth said...

This looks great! Please enter me!

I love Carmindy!

bethsbookreviewblog2 AT gmail DOT com

Bingo said...

I'd love to win a copy even though I will be doing a giveaway on my own blog I don't get a copy because I didn't review the book. I think Carmindy is so sweet and love her on What Not To Wear!

Thanks for the chance!

kdhaney at gmail dot com

3 Cuzins @ Cuzinlogic said...

Sounds like a good read.

Cuzinlogic gmail dot com

Rebecca Graham said...

Would love to win this helpful book.

rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

Misusedinnocence said...

I love her and would really like to read this.


PoCoKat said...

I would love to win!

littleone AT shaw DOT ca

traveler said...

Thanks for this great giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

petite said...

A wonderful and helpful giveaway. rojosho(at)hotmail(dot)com

Eve said...

please enter me! this is a great oppourtunity! thanks!

shopgurl101 at gmail dot com

spynaert said...

please enter me

Linda Henderson said...

I know I could use the information in this book, please enter me in your giveaway.

seriousreader at live dot com

BookMarc Blogpants said...

I would get a smack if I said my girlfriend needed this but she would like to win it!



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