Saturday, August 13, 2011

Mary Kay Bella Belara, and a giveaway!

Scent is a powerful factor for me. I get attracted to beauty products that smell nice, and conversely I get the heebie-jeebies with an unusual or overpowering scent. My most recent turn-off was an herbal body wash with actual herbs inside. Nice gimmick, but scent-wise, no thanks!
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Scent is powerful for me because they evoke memories, whether they're good or bad or sad. I'm not sure who else thinks the same way, but if they do, I want to make a good and lasting impression on the people around me. Even if it's just by way of the nose! I was able to try Bella Belara Eau de Parfum for the past week, thanks to the kind folks from Mary Kay. Good impressions definitely abound!
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Bella Belara is a fruity floral perfume. Its top notes, the first whiffs you get upon spraying, are apricot and red nectarine. Middle notes of rose and Moroccan jasmine form the heart of the perfume, and sit over the base notes of blonde woods and cool moss. Altogether they form a scent that is both pleasant and intoxicating, but still pretty light. It's a great perfume for daytime and requires minimal fuss--one or two sprays and you're out the door.
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Aaand if you're a packaging nut, Bella Belara is housed in a sexy glass bottle with a gradient design. My favorite part is actually the cap, because it looks like a little top hat. This Bella is owl-approved for purchase!
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*mwah*


Bella Belara is Php2,300 and may be sourced through your friendly Mary Kay Beauty Consultant. You can get one for free, though, by just answering this question:

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2.     Answer the question on the poster (Which do you prefer: Perfume, Cologne or Body Spray?) by commenting on this blog entry. 

3.     POST a comment (one comment only!) below stating your name (first name will do) and birth year on your comment.  Please include a link to your Facebook so we can verify that you complied with step. Example:
I love cologne!
Angelica, November 1986
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/heavensent
4.     The winners will be chosen randomly.

5.     Contest runs from August 13-27, 2011. The entries will be verified from August 27-30. The winner will be announced on AUGUST 31 on this blog as well as on Mary Kay Philippines’ AUGUST IN BLOOM tab on Facebook. :)

6.     Entrants must be at least 18 years old to qualify.

7.     Contest is for Philippine based fans only.

8.     For entries to qualify, they must follow all the mechanics stated above. Any entrant who skipped a step will be disqualified during the judging period.

Eeeee my first giveaway! I'm really excited. :D Good luck y'all! And thank you Mary Kay Philippines for this opportunity. :)

50 comments:

  1. Congrats on your first blog giveaway!!!

    I love perfume!
    Kira, October 1981
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kirasworld

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  2. Hello, first time here in your blog but now your follower :)

    I prefer perfume over cologne and body spray :)
    Weng iguis, November 1981
    http://www.facebook.com/rowenaiguis

    Thanks,

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  3. Joining!

    I love perfume!
    Regina, April 1968
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com /gigi.celeminbeleno

    thanks!

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  4. I love perfume!
    corrine, june 1976
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=656081848

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  5. i adore perfumes
    Grace, October 1977
    http://www.facebook.com/jhinggaymarquez

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  6. I love body spray!
    Issa, October 1977
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=544059233

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  7. i love perfume!

    sheena , march 1988

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Juicy-Couture/84833932532

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  8. HI KARI!

    I love perfume!
    Ria, November 1988
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/riariaria

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  9. I prefer perfume ;-)
    Avone, March 1993
    FB: http://www.facebook.com/pearlavonelumanao
    Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/ahvone

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  10. i love body spray, =)
    jeanne, May 1983
    http://www.facebook.com/yellowburst

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  11. I prefer perfumes. They last longer.
    Christie, August 1978
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000751461447

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  12. HI KARI. Also, HI GIVEAWAY. Be mine plz

    I love perfume. :)
    Gretchen Makee, 1989.
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1456410115

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  13. Perfume, I love its long-lasting scent =)
    Michelle Ame, 1980
    FB http://facebook.com/michelle.ame

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  14. How cool! Will join. :D

    I love perfume!
    Marie Christine, November 1988
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=626185054

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  15. yay to your first blog giveaway sis!

    i prefer perfume!
    Eenah, April 1978
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=598408785

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  16. I prefer perfume :)
    Belle, December 1982
    FB - http://www.facebook.com/candycoatedpaw

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  17. Anonymous10:45 PM

    I just love!love!love! perfume!
    Theresa, May 1989
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000506714559

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  18. I love using perfume!
    Kei, 1985
    https://www.facebook.com/KeiSanPablo

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  19. I love perfume

    Monette, May 1979
    http://www.facebook.com/monette.nama

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  20. I love perfume! :D
    Janine, 1990
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ninmonster

    Thanks! :D

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  21. I love perfume. :)
    Joan, November 1982
    http://www.facebook.com/kitten.macawili

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  22. For long wearing scent, I like perfume!
    Ruby Joy, October 1978
    http://www.facebook.com/Ruby Joy G. Paderes

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  23. I prefer wearing a perfume:)
    Mary Jane, 1989
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000188773257

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  24. congrats on your first giveaway!
    ^_^

    i like perfumes
    thiamere, 1984
    http://www.facebook.com/thiamere

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  25. I love perfume
    Jhoanne Luna
    July 29, 1979
    https://www.facebook.com/jhoanne.luna

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  26. i love perfume
    kristy, 1987
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1847291543

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  27. Anonymous3:37 PM

    i prefer perfume
    Mylene, September 1981
    facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1194483817

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  28. Anonymous7:52 PM

    i prefer perfume!

    jo anne, jan 1989

    http://www.facebook.com/vtgcouture

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  29. Anonymous9:28 PM

    I <3 perfume!
    "A woman's perfume tells more about her than her handwriting" -Christian Dior

    Stephanie, December 1989
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=616991824

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  30. I prefer perfume and I love this Bella Belara!
    Samantha, August 1991
    http://www.facebook.com/sampotski

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  31. isolovemina1:04 PM

    I prefer perfume! :)
    Mina, 1990
    https://www.facebook.com/reminaplomos

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  32. I love perfume!It just sets uplifts my mood. It may be quite expensive but it's really worth it, especially if you have the perfect scent that suits you and reacts really well with your body.

    Sue, 1991
    http://www.facebook.com/athrill

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  33. I prefer perfume! :)
    Florence, September 1975
    https://www.facebook.com/Florence Doydoy

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  34. I love body spray!
    Norissa, October 1977
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=544059233

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  35. Cologne! Hahahaha :D
    Congratulations on your blog's milestone!

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  36. I love Perfume!
    Elinor, May 1977
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100002771371658

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  37. Anonymous11:26 AM

    I love anything that smells good--I'd like this perfume!
    Lexi, March 1993
    http://www.facebook.com/lexiphonic

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  38. I prefer Perfume!
    Mirzi, November 1989
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=785292611

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  39. i love perfume very much...
    Hanna, september 1989...
    http://facebook.com/hanamichie

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  40. I am a cologne person
    Bagel, October 1978
    http://www.facebook.com/bagel.betorin

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  41. I love perfume!
    Badet, November 1981
    http://www.facebook.com/badudets

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  42. I love Perfume!
    Rachel, July 1987
    http://www.facebook.com/pretty.chel.camille

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  43. It would definitely be perfume for that empowering yet feminine scent to last all day long!
    Mae Therese, May 1986
    http://www.facebook.com/LaCrypteBlack

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  44. I most prefer the perfume. ☺

    Malu, February 1978

    http://www.facebook.com/malu0219

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  45. I love perfume!
    Agnes, 1974
    http://www.facebook.com/magz.dc

    ReplyDelete
  46. I love using perfume!
    Czaroma, 1979
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/czaroma

    ReplyDelete
  47. I love using perfume!!!

    Paula, October 1983

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/van.rodillo

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  48. I love perfume!
    Joan, November 1982
    Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/kitten.macawili

    ReplyDelete

Always glad to get feedback. Thanks for your comments. :)