Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Can you get hooked on lip balm? AND GIVEAWAY!

Seems like a silly question, right? Well, you'd be surprised how many of us type questions like this into our Google search bar daily.

The mad, cosmetic chemists and creators of The Beauty Brains.com are out to educate the masses taking the leap from digital to print with their brand new book, Can You Get Hooked on Lip Balm?

The book stays true to the Beauty Brains structure with quick, easy-to-read tidbits revealing the real science behind the lotions, potions, and beauty products we use every day - dumbed down in terms we can all understand.  Some of the quirkier chapters cover questions such as...

- Why doesn't armpit hair grow down to your knees?
- Does snake venom work as well as Botox?
- Can saliva cure acne?

...and other ponderings that have crossed all our minds...

- What are the best skin moisturizers?
- Why use an astringent?
- Does Retin-A eliminate wrinkles?
- Do eye creams really reduce circles and puffiness?

Read a chapter excerpt here on Hair Products and How They Work. 

Overall, the book is a nice read that can be easily flipped through, picked up and started again in any place and structured in bite-size pieces, so even though it's based around hard science it's easy to digest.



 GIVEAWAY!
Win a copy of Can You Get Hooked on Lip Balm and a $25 Sephora gift card!! I know. Awesome.

It's simple! To enter the draw:

1. You must be a follower of Dress Me Dearly
2. You must "like" Dress Me Dearly on Facebook
3. Leave a comment below!

For extra entries you can tweet, facebook or blog about the contest, please let me know if you do in your comment below, so I can include your extra entry. 


Contest closes Tuesday, May 17th, 11:59 p.m. Winner will be chosen through random number generator. Prizing courtesy of Harlequin. Giveaway open to US & Canadian mailing addresses only.



Good Luck!!

12 comments

  1. lklatt@shaw.ca5/11/2011

    Always interesting stuff! Keep up the great work.
    Linda

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  2. Great giveaway Janis! Please enter me! I follow and like you ; )

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  3. Great giveaway! I am following via google friend connect and I like you on facebook! Wish me luck : )

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  4. I follow you via Bloglovin and I like you on Facebook :) Thanks!

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  5. Nice give away idea. And love your blog!

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  6. Ooo an awesome giveaway!! Thank you, I finally stopped being lazy and signed in to follow your blog instead of leaving it in my browser's bookmarks ;)

    I also retweeted this, as @bookofmudora.

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  7. Wow awesome giveaway!!! I'm crossing my fingers because I love beauty & Brians blog, I love that idea! I've learned so much!

    I'm a follower!

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  8. I'm a follower on facebook!

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  10. That sounds like such an interesting book, Ill have to check it out!

    Im a GFC follower and a facebook fan

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