Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Blogstar Prize!

Woo hoo! Well after waiting for what seemed like FOREVER, my Australian Blogstar Awards 2013 prize arrived on Friday. It's been MIA since 23rd December due to courier trouble, but 5 months after winning the beautyheaven Aspiring Bloggers category, my loot is finally here, and what a stunning bunch of goodies it is - there are 59 products in this photo!

No, the plant wasn't part of the prize lol...
As you can imagine I'm going to be very busy over the next few months sorting through this dazzling array, and you can expect heaps of reviews to appear as I incorporate the majority of them into my daily regime. Some I'm already very familiar with (and love), while others are totally new to my shelves - either way, I'm over the moon! 

Of course I'm thrilled to the max with every single item, but I'd been hoping and praying there would be a hairdryer in the box - my current VS dryer is one of the prizes from the 2010 Glosscars, and while it is still going strong, I've dropped it so many times, it's currently held together with blue tack, so this newbie will be getting a workout ASAP (and joy of joys, it's also RED!) :-)

I'll be going into the details of the prize pack in future posts, but I just had to mention the Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup, which came in the shade 320 Warm Golden. This is the exact shade I wear, and I know that beautyheaven knows this, so I know it's no co-incidence that this particular colour was in my prize box - how about that? Those ladies at beautyheaven are unbelievably thoughtful, so I'm sending an extra big thank you to the team for taking the trouble to match me ♥.

And of course, I wouldn't be experiencing this fabulous prize if it wasn't for the bevvy of beauties who voted for me last July - a gazillion thankyous again gals, I'm still so overwhelmed by your support, which is so precious to me :-)

What's the best beauty prize you've ever won? Will you be entering the beautyheaven Blogstar comp this year?

Take care of you,
kats xxx

25 comments:

  1. O.M.G WOW!
    Congrats on getting your pack gorgeous! What a marvelous prize! Holy smokes look at all those goodies!!!!
    I'm so happy you got a new hairdryer :) you really needed a new one.
    I'm sitting here drooling over all your goodies. If you have no room left at your house to store them I can provide a cupboard or two ;) LOL
    Enjoy your prize sweety xx

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    1. Lol Gemma, the whole lot is still on the stand waiting for me to start using them, except for the gold Tattoo which I wore today :-) If there's any overflow hon, you're first on my list xxx

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  2. Love seeing photos of these prize packs, enjoy every single item Kat you so deserve it!!!

    Oh and would you consider reviewing the Dermalogica primer? I'd like to read some in depth opinions from bloggers I trust :)

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    1. You betcha Hailey - I'm already using some that darling Catn2K sent me to try (it's her fave), it's the best I've EVER used, has a slight tint, and it's SPF30, which is brilliant. If I'm not going out on the weekend, it's ALL I wear because it makes my skin look good enough to go bare - unheard of for me!

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    2. Oh yay I'm so glad you like it, it's my favourite primer by far!

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  3. Wow Kat! I won the BIB prize last year and it truly feels like Christmas when you get a huge box full of goodies! Lucky you, and I can't think of anyone more deserving to win the prize! Congrats!

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    1. Bas honey, thank you so much for such happy congrats - blimey it sure was worth the wait, and I think it's going to take me MONTHS to work my way through everything ♥. I feel SO spoiled...

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  4. Congrats on your amazing well-deserved prize, Kat, Enjoy! :)

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    1. Indie honey thanks a bunch - I reckon enjoying this lot is a sure bet. I'm SO excited to at last have a bottle of Dot!

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  5. Wowzers! I feel so excited for you! A big congratulations lovely, you're so deserving of the win :)

    I know you're going to have so much fun playing with everything, hurrah xo

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    1. Thanks darling lady - it probably sounds silly, but I'm not even sure where to start! What a problem to have ha ha - I consider myself incredibly blessed ♥

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  6. congrats! your posts deserved the award!

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    1. My dear Ailyn thank you so much hon - I'm still amazed that this prize has come my way :-)

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  7. Double "Woo Hoo" for you, Kat" !!! I'm so excited for you !!! It's a BIG wonderful prize !!! You deserve every bit of it because you grace us with your wonderful makeup creations regularly here and on BH. Life would not be the same without :).

    Arty Girl
    bh.artygirl@gmail.com

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    1. Aww hon thank you - you've made my day :-)

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  8. Congrats!! That is so exciting! So many wonderful products! You certainly deserve them! :)

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    1. Sweet of you to say I'm - it's all so wonderfully overwhelming xxx

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  9. What an incredible prize pack! BH sure are generous :) is that Marc Jacobs 'Dot' perfume I see at the bottom? I have that one and I love it :)

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    1. They sure are Sarah, and the companies that provide all these goodies are pretty awesome too :-) Yes it's Dot, and I've only just opened it now and sprayed a bit on - what a fabulous concoction, definitely a fruity floral, with a twist. Gosh I'm going to have lots of fun reviewing this one, and the bottle is out of this world...sigh...

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    1. Hi Mandy girl! For some technical reason that is beyond me right now, your comment sent my blog into a spin and stretched it for miles with a blank space, so I copied it then removed it, but here it is - sorry about that hon, I can't figure out what went wrong :-(

      Thank goodness it finally arrived - a long awaited prize for you but so deserving. If I ever won something like that I'd be in heaven and probably wouldn't know where to start. I see a few things in there that I love. So glad you got a hairdryer...there is nothing worse than a taped up hairdryer (know that feeling lol). Will be looking foward to seeing your reviews on alot of the products that I have no idea about.
      The only prize that I have won that I was thrilled to receive was through a priceline competition a few years ago and won all these Dove products. I won't enter the blog competition because I am one of these that just love to vote and it's really nice to know that the winners that have won, I have always voted for. That's my excitement for you guys.
      So what did Mr. K say about you taking up all the bathroom now?

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    2. Such a lovely comment sweetie - you can be sure I'll be doing lots of reviews over the coming months, might take me a whole year ha ha, and I only keep in the bathroom what I'm currently using. Hey I remember when you won the Dove prize, it was a beauty, and I hope there's many more coming your way - you deserve a mountain of goodies ♥

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    3. Gee, have no idea what went wrong but it's nice to know I sent you for a spin :-P
      When I typed it all went through okay. Weird.

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  11. Thrilled for you, Kats - NO ONE, REPEAT NO ONE, deserves it more. The joy you give your followers and friends is boundless. As I've said before, no one has taken to blogging as beautifully as you have and we are all richer for the experience.

    Thanks for everything!
    Love,
    Trish.

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  12. You're just magical trish, truly - you weave your wonderful words and wishes and I just melt into a glob of glowing goo xxx

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