Saturday, July 9, 2011

GIVEAWAY: Your chance to win a Mac Gem of Roses lipstick!

A giveaway always cheers me up!

I know that Gem of Roses sold out quickly online and in many stores, so I figured I'd give some of you around the world a chance to win one of your own! I'll keep the giveaway simple and easy, so just check the rules below!

- You must be a follower via Google Friend Connect or Networked Blogs. Credit will only be given for one source.
- You must leave a comment on this post telling me what your favorite lipstick is and why.
- This giveaway is open internationally.
- This giveaway will start on Saturday, July 9, 2011 and end at 11:59PM on Saturday, July 16, 2011.
- I will announce the winner on a subsequent post and that person will have 48 hours to email me their address information to turtlebeauty at yahoo dot com.
- Any additional entries can all be done in one comment, no need to put multiple comments, thanks!

- You can gain 1 additional entry by following CydonianMU on Twitter and tweeting a direct link to this giveaway. You must @CydonianMU in that tweet so I can see it and count it! (*Note: If your page is protected/private, I won't be able to see the tweet, so I'll send you a follow request if I notice that is the case)
- You can gain 1 additional entry by hitting "Like" on Turtle Beauty's Facebook Page: If you are already a follower on there, please let me know in your comment so that you can still get credit. Also, if you follow under a different name than your GFC/Commenting name, please tell me what it is so that I can give you credit.
- You can gain 2 additional entries by writing a blog post about this giveaway, with a direct link. Please let me know if you have done that so I can verify and give you credit.

Good luck everyone!!


  1. (GFC follower: eRiN) My favorite lipstick is Revlon Colorburst's Soft Rose, partially since it's a dupe for a NARS lipstick and partially because it just looks good on me every day.

    I do follow you on Twitter (as @erinmacmahon) and tweeted:

    I do Like your Facebook page (as Erin MacMahon)

    Annnnnnd if I write a post about this on my blog I'll just link it in a different comment I guess!

    Thanks xD

  2. How sweet of you!! :)

    I'm a follower and active reader google connect

    My favorite lipstick is Cream Cup because of the perfect nude pink shade it gives my lips. I'm a sucker for pink shades :)

    I follow on twitter & I tweeted @RenayShanel
    Tweet Link:

    I "Like" Turtle Beauty on facebook (Renay Shanel)

    Thank you for the opportunity! Im very excited for this!I would love to own this color its gorgeous!!

    Renay Shanel
    -Have a lovely weekend hun!

  3. For now it is Summer Love by NYX.I love it because of its name and because it's an amazing nude!
    I like your fb as Ria Kod and I follow you here as Ria via GFC.

  4. My favourite lipstick is MAC Lovelorn, because it is really creamy and applies easily and is also a GORGEOUS pink colour! :)
    GFC - hannah.
    Email -


  5. :)
    my favorite lipstick is mac's dubonnet because it's the perfect night time red for me.

  6. my fave lippie is mufe blue red 205 because it's rich, highly pigmented, creamy, and makes my teeth look really white :D

  7. I follow as NailNewbie, and Helen England on FB
    My fave lipstick is Rimmel Moisture renew lipstic in Coral Shimmer because it really is a very moisturising lippie and not too dark for me :)

  8. My favorite lipstick is Elizabeth Arden's cherry red ^_^ it's a super cute colour :P

    I 'like' your fb page under my shop name: Miyoko Ryusaki's shop. I don't have a personal facebook.

    I've linked this giveaway to my sidebar ^^

    email address:

  9. GFC subcriber: all_styled_up
    twitter: all_styled_up and tweeted:

    facebook followed: Winnie L

    my favorite lipstick is MAC Lovelorn because it is one of the perfect pink nude lipsticks from MAC (aside from Way To Love, Creme Cup and Angel) :)

    thank you giving away such a lovely lipstick from MAC!

  10. My Holy Grail lipstick is Petal by Revlon.

    I follow you on Networked Blogs as Brittany La Rue.

    I tweeted about your giveaway: (and I follow you).

    I like you on FB, I am Brittany La Rue.

    BrittanyAlecia [at] yahoo [dot] com

  11. This MAC lipstick shade looks amazing!

    I have only one MAC lipstick, because the first MAC store recently opened in Romania and I didn't get the chance to fully explore it yet, but this lipstick instantly turned into my favorite! It's called Cockney, it's a beautiful red lipstick and I love it because it's bold, colorful and perfect for the summer.

    I follow via GFC as irina and my email address is

    I follow on twitter as love_muffin and I tweeted!/love_muffin/status/89813297137844225

    I liked you on facebook as irina istrate

    I blogged

  12. I 'm a follower via GFC as KimmieKarmaLove
    My favorite lipstick is WNW's 511b, it's a bright fuschia and I love to wear with just mascara to stand out a little!
    I tweeted:!/KimmieKarmaLove/status/89819728650055680
    and I like your page on fb as KimmieKarma

  13. GFC follower: Jinz
    FB follower: Jeneille L

    My fave lippie is MAC's perfect pink lippy

  14. - GFC follower; collifornia
    - i don't have a favorite lipstick yet because i just started getting into wear it but i hope to find one soon!

    - twitter follower; @collifornia
    - tweeted;
    - FB follower; colleen boudreau

    holliister at gmail dot com

  15. I'm a follower via GFC : Miss Tapia

    My favorite lipstick is Revlon's Pink in the Afternoon. I like it because it's the perfect pink for my skin tone and it lasts for a couple of hours =)

    I "Like" you on FB:Jennifer Tapia

    I follow you on Twitter and tweeted about the giveaway:!/MsJenni84/status/89827865050361856

  16. Aw do I have to pick one? :p In that case it's my bourjous beige eternel :)
    I follow via GFC

  17. I heard so much good things about this<3

    - GFC: MSodapop
    - My fav. lipstick is wnw just peachy because the color matches me :)
    - I follow you on twitter: @MSodapop1
    & I tweeted:!/MSodapop1/status/89832450494177281
    - I like your fb: MSodapop Myserenity
    - Blog post:

    Thank you!

  18. my fave lipstick recently is Revlon superlustrous in soft silver red ;)

    already following via gfc and networked blog
    GFC: Sarah Mar'atul Azizah
    netw: Sarah Azhezha
    -already follow on twitter, tweet:!/azhezha/status/89839278665900032
    -like on facebook: Sarah Azhezha
    sarahazhezha at gmail dot com

  19. GFC: Huda Kaake

    Favorite lipstick: Girl About Town by Mac because it's a beautiful girly fuchsia color that's not too bold.

  20. My fave lipstick would probably be MAC Viva Glam V. Such a pretty neutral color!

    I'm a GFC follower as Rebecca Russell.

    I am on Twitter as zombeeez girl and here is the link to my tweet:!/zombeeezgirl/status/89854068218011649

    I liked your page on Facebook as Rebecca St John Russell.

  21. I am a GFC follower : Mrskittykaboom

    I honestly dont have a favorite lipstick. I've always been a gloss kinda girl up until recently. My favorite current gloss is either Mac Lipglass in Athena's kiss or Milani 3D glitzy glamour gloss in Fashion Diva.

    I like TB on Facebook- Jeni D.

    I subbed on Twitter @mrskittykaboom and tweeted about the giveaway here>>!/MrsKittyKaBoom/status/89862632026284032

  22. Enter me, please! Thank you! :)

    I have a preference for red lipsticks nowadays!

    GFC: Rachel Villanueva
    Twitter: followed you as outdoor_kitty
    FB: liked your page as Rachel Villanueva

  23. My fave lipstick would have to be VIVA GLAM Cyndi because it's gorgeous and universally flattering!

    GFC: perfectflaw__
    Email: perfectflaw__[at]
    Liked on FB: Jenny Wang

    :) xxx

  24. GFC: SweetShenanigans
    I love Viva Glam V because it's so wearable for everyday!
    girl23rocks at hotmail dot com
    twitter follower @Alliegal101 and tweeted:!/Alliegal101/status/89889503044579328
    facebook liked as Swee Shenaniga

  25. gfc follower: evil_eva12
    my favorite lip stick is MAC Angel :)
    thanks ! x

  26. enter me :)
    GFC: Karen Mae Bautista

    My favorite lipstick is MAC's Pink Nouveau because I love the colour..its intense but not overly bright

    twitter user id: @itsmeKAHAREN

    liked the turtle beauty page on facebook
    fb name: Karen Mae Aparre Bautista

    blog post:

    nerakzkiexcore at yahoo dot com

  27. please enter me! my favorite lipstick is mac fresh salmon. it instantly brightens my face!

    i'm a follower thru google :)

  28. Thank you for such an awesome giveaway!
    Please enter me. :)
    My favourite lipstick is Vegas Volt by MAC because its so bright and fun and sets me in a superb mood whenever I wear it! :)
    I follow you via GFC as Ik

    I 'like' your page as Makeup Monologues (my page)

  29. My favorite lipstick is MUFE #32. It's velvety and pigmented and lasts forever. I am a follower and liked you on FB as Angela S. Thanks for the giveaway!

  30. My favorite lipstick as of this moment is the one that I wore earlier today. I got it from a friend as a swap and it's the Koshize lipstick in Raspberry. It's like a bright orangey red color. It is very creamy and it lasts for a very long time.I actually got a compliment from a friend today. It's the very first time I ever wore it. I don't know if this brand sales internationally but this lipstick is really good. Anyways that's my favorite lipstick.
    I followed you on twitter. My user name is Pinkiericegurl
    Tweeted your giveaway:!/pinkiericegurl/status/90018512411697152
    Liked your fb fan page. My Username is Emafe Abello Rice

    Thank you=)

  31. My favourite lipstick is MAC's Baby's On Fire because it's named after one of my favourite songs by Brian Eno ;)

    Following via GFC 'Andrea Zadro' and I also followed on Twitter via 'gnossienne4' and tweeted:!/gnossienne4/status/90101403766374400

    Thanks for the giveaway, bye!

  32. I follow on GFC (Kelsey Alford) and my favorite lipstick is MAC Ruby Woo. It's just such a fun color and a great quality lipstick!
    I also liked on facebook (same as GFC name)

  33. aw so generous!i want this lipstick so much.

    my fave lipstick is another le mac, laugh a lot

    satan_51 at hotmail dot com

  34. Hi lovely, thanks for the lovely giveaway! I'm already a follower on GFC :)
    GFC name: spider girl

    I love all pinks, peaches, corals and nudes, and my current fave lipstick is NYX Ceto, love its slight shimmer :)

    - I'm already following you on Twitter and tweeted about your giveaway :)
    Twitter name: @techspidergirl
    Tweet link:!/techspidergirl/status/90126608865820672

    - I've also liked your FB page :)
    FB name: Ana Sarah

    techiespidergurl at gmail dot com

  35. Hey sweetheart! Ohh! Everyone is probably going to have a heart attack of joy when they see that Gem of Roses is your giveaway! SO amazing of you!

    I'd love to be entered please?

    My favourite lipstick of all time is actually Benefit's Rush Hour or MAC's Hue. They're both on total different ends of the scale (colour wise) but I just love them both equally regardless! :)

    I'm a follower of your blog: Brittany Love
    I also Like your FB page: Brittany B
    My email address is:

    Thank you very much! Hope you have fun reading all the other comments!

    Love Britt xxx

  36. hey there,
    i am a follower through GFC Stevie Marie is my gfc name.

    my favourite mac lipstick is the lady gaga first addition lippie its a pretty pink.
    My twitter name is steviemarie89, i tweeted about your giveaway im also a follower.!/steviemarie89

    I Have also like your FB Page also Stevie Marie is mee.

    email, steviehislop at gmail dot com

    love stevie xxx

  37. What a great giveaway! I'd like to enter :)
    I follow with GFC as Silva.
    My favorite lipstick is Catrice's Noisette Cocktail, it's such a nice color and so moisturizing.

  38. GFC: Jewels and nails
    email: Jewelsandnails (at)gmail (dot) com
    My favourite lipstic is AVON Ultra Colour Rich - Sparkling Warm Rose, because it is so moisturising

    I blogged about the giveaway here:

  39. Hm... at the moment, my favorite lipstick is probably... Toxic Tale. But I try not to use it too much since I didn't get a BU of it.
    I follow you via GFC as Wendy.
    My email is
    I follow you on twitter as _hoshiakari and I tweeted about your giveaway:!/_hoshiakari/status/90235242375413760
    I also Liked your facebook page as Wendy Ochoa
    Last but not least, I blogged about your giveaway:

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  40. Please enter me!
    My GFC is Olga.
    My favorite lipstick is MAC Angel because it's a gorgeous color!

  41. My favorite lipstick is Revlon Colorburst's Soft Rose, because it's the perfect everyday color for me.

    GFC: Sweet As Honey Blog
    Twitter: @FrenchGirl20
    Already follow on FB.
    FB Name: Sweet As Honey Blog

  42. Enter me please! My fav lipstick is MAC morange. I love loud colors!
    Following on Networked and Fb too (Ana Belén R M).
    Folloowing on twitter (@Fisigiawa) and tweeted:!/Fisigiawa/status/90522341108498432

    Ana Belén R.M

  43. My favorite lipstick is MAC's angel because it goes with basically any look!

    I'm following your blog!

    I requested to follow you on twitter as alycombs and @tweeted your name and a link to the giveaway! (My tweets are protected as well)

    I liked your facebook page as Aly Combs!

    I wrote a blog post about the giveaway here:

    Thank you SO much for the giveaway! I am so sad I couldn't get my hands on this color and am really excited for the opportunity! :)

  44. My favorite lipstick is MAC's Viva Glam V because it is a great nude and my "my lips but better"

    GFC: Toshia Thrall

    I like you on facebook: Toshia Marlin Thrall

    I tried to get this color! Thank you for the giveaway!

  45. Clinique Cherry Quartz

    and I follow you on facebook as Marie Knobelauch

  46. I'm a follower through "Staci - Makeup Chic Blog". My fave lipstick is MAC Innocence, Beware! (LE)

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  48. I follow you!
    my favourite lippie is Estee Lauder Long Lasting Lipstick cos it stays on forever and when it does wear off it leaves a sexy just bitten stain look! :)

  49. Hi,
    my favorite lipstick at the moment is Maybelline Moisture Extreme Lipstick in Nude Blus because I think it's a great (light) summer shade! :)

    Great Giveaway, thanks for the opportunity!

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  51. Super Yayness ! I am so excited with this giveaway. I would like to participate in it.
    Anw i am totally follower through Google Friend Connect name liz.
    Here I spread words about your giveaway in my blog :
    I already fan of you in FB name doki doki co :)
    I follow you on twitter bird name dokidokico :) and spread words here!/dokidokico/status/91339876338905088
    My fav lipstick is Ruby Woo from mac :)

    Much Thankies for the chance dear
    Good luck for me


  52. Hi from Spain!!

    My fav lipstick is Vegas Volt from MAC, I love the coral color.

    GFC name: bambaki83
    Email: mimica69(at)hotmail(dot)com

    I follow u on twitter as @bambaki83 and I tweeted about your giveaway here:!/bambaki83/status/91576295963631616

    I liked your facebook page as Miriam Rivas


  53. enter me please!
    GFC: Elenita
    My fav lisptick at the moment is Vegas Volt by MAC, is an absolutely brilliant lipstick and I love it for the summer!


  54. I'm Vijaya in GFC. My email is fiercenerditude at hotmail dot com.

    My favorite lipstick is MAC's Dark Side. It changes my whole face!

    I follow on twitter as FierceNerditude. My tweet:!/FierceNerditude/status/91868660221739010

    I just liked you on facebook as Vijaya Singh.

  55. Thanks Wendy for the awesome giveaway!

    I follow on GFC as Darling Girl Cosmetics. I thought I already liked your FB page but I guess it was your personal page, but I have liked it now. :)

    Tweet link:!/dgcosmetics/status/91873450947383296
    email: dgcosmetics at yahoo dot com

    Oh, I almost forgot my favorite lip stick...Well I just recently got into lipstick but I love MAC's Hot Gossip because it's leaves the prettiest wash of color and I never have to worry about having too much on. :) Thanks again!

  56. 1. I follow via GFC.
    2. My favorite lipstick... first one that comes to mind is MAC's O.. I'm not normally a red lipstick kind of gal.. but this is one of those shades I fell in love with probably 10 years ago.. and it looks great on everyone. :)

    3. I sent you a follow request & Tweeted!
    4. I liked you on FB. (Kerry K... B...)

  57. I did a blog post about it! :)

  58. Hey! I am following you on GFC (!

    My favorite lipstick right now is NYX Round Lipstick in Flower - its a lovely fresh pink with shimmer. :)

  59. I follow on GFC

    My favorite lipstick is MAC Viva Glam V because of it's perfect MLBB pink shade with wonderful sparkle to add some pazzazz. It looks wonderful on so many different people.

    I tweeted a link ( and I also follow on FB under my name (B.W.)

    What an awesome giveaway!

  60. How did I miss this? You know my email/GFC etc.

    I can't pick a favourite lipstick! Right now... it's DG Stay Beautiful/Orangina/DG Gold Finger

  61. I follow on GFC - Emily R - and my current favorite lipstick is MAC see sheer, it's a lovely pinky coral on me. yay!

  62. I follow via GFC - Judikins. My current favorite lipstick is Girl About Town. It is so bright and in your face, but compliments my skin tone wonderfully.

    I tweeted:!/memorymachine/status/91909657865621505

    I liked your page on facebook - my name is Judi Garcia

    I also posted on my new blog -

  63. GFC: Marina D.
    and I also liked your facebook page as Marina M.

    isollea at gmail dot com :)

  64. I follow via GFC.
    My current fave is MAC- Lustering. It is a bright pink that brightens up my face but still looks natural and is appropriate for all occasions.


  65. Followed and tweeted:!/giveawaygirlie/status/91958056992251904


  66. I like you on FB as Mallory Katz.


  67. GFC: Janinay

    I love NYX Paris! It's a pretty pink!

    ninmonster at rocketmail dot com


    Twitter follower and tweeted: @janinegenious!/janinegenious/status/92217208377315329

    FB: Nin Mönster

    Blog post:

  68. My favourite lipstick is Vintage Pink from Rimmel!
    Following your blog! Thanks for the giveaway! :D

  69. GFC: Viridiana López
    My favorite lipstick woudl be vegas bolt by MAC! it's such a coraly color, it's great for this summer days! It looks gorgeous!♥
    Followinf: @ViridiAlejandra
    Liked on Facebook: Viridiana Mata

  70. GFC Vanity
    my fav lipstick is mac cosmo!
    following un twitter as @vanitynoapology!/vanitynoapology/status/92289951743479808
    Like on FB as Ansh Vanity

  71. Favorite lipstick is Vegas Volt from MAC

    GFC: Analy Rodriguez

    Follower on Facebook as Analy Rodriguez Belloc