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10.04.2007

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mod*mom giveaway :: 5 mineral fusion fresh face starter kits $600+ value

whole foods is offering mineral fusion fresh face starter kits $122.50 each benefitting pink united, a nonprofit organization that supports the fight against breast cancer. the kits include 2 pressed bases in 2 different shades for blending, a duo bronzer with a sheen glow + matte finish, a kabuki brush + hydration mist.

for october, they're offering mineral fusion fresh face starter kits for $20!!!
(the brush alone costs $28.99, so this is a great opportunity to get started)

i found out about mineral make up the hard way. i hadn't worn make up in about 4 years + tried some plant-based foundation, not knowing i was allergic to one of the myriad ingredients + i had a very bad allergic reaction.
some mod*mom readers recommended mineral based makeup + i LOVE it.

to enter to win a mineral fusion fresh face starter kit, watch the mineral makeup video podcast, leave a comment on the podcast with http://modmom.blogspot.com in the "website" field so they can track your participation, then leave a comment on this post before midnight, monday october 29

by ~mod*mom~ at 4.10.07 ©

51 Comments:

These products look great. I think they would be great for my sensitive skin.

Crystal G. B.

By Blogger CrystalG, at 10/05/2007 6:55 AM  

Great video. I am looking for some new mineral makeup. I really like the the mist. My face looks dry when I use my mineral makeup. That mist could really help

By Blogger lace, at 10/05/2007 7:34 AM  

Good information, I'd love to try it.

By Blogger Christina, at 10/05/2007 8:15 AM  

I think that this is a great product and I can't wait to try it!

By Blogger Antonina, at 10/05/2007 9:02 AM  

I bet that makeup feels awesome on your skin! Next time i get to go to wholefoods i might pick up a little something for myself.

By Blogger anavarre1331, at 10/05/2007 9:54 AM  

Wow what a great product I am definitely going to try this make-up. I love the fact that it's good for your skin instead of the opposite like most make-ups. Thanks for sending this podcast my way !

By Blogger krislyn5559, at 10/05/2007 10:23 AM  

I have my fingers crossed! I'd love to try this!

By Blogger Brooke, at 10/05/2007 10:38 AM  

That was educational too! I like the techniques she uses to apply makeup without having to touch your face.Specifically liked the foundation which didn’t make the model look “overdone”. I like the concept of minerals since natural is SO much better for skin (especially as an everyday substitute).

By Blogger Resh, at 10/05/2007 11:06 AM  

Holy smokes! This stuff looks awesome!

By Blogger Deb, at 10/05/2007 1:03 PM  

I would love to try this out since I am hopeless with makeup but the nearest Whole Foods is four hours away!

By Blogger Naomi, at 10/05/2007 1:45 PM  

AWESOME GIVEAWAY!! And perfect for Breast Cancer Awareness/Prevention Month!! I am hosting a Pink Plaid House Party tomorrow which also supposts the cause, I am going to share this with all my guests! And thensome!!! Pick me to win!!!!!


file.secord(at)gmail(dot)com

By Blogger MANDUH, at 10/05/2007 4:20 PM  

I just started using Arbonne mineral makeup and like it okay. I have to use the concealer also. Would be interesting to try this brand too. Thanks for the cool giveaway!

By Anonymous Sandra Sims, at 10/06/2007 2:53 PM  

Hey I posted on the podcast and put your blog in the website line. I really like the podcasting concept for their store.

By Blogger Bebemiqui, at 10/06/2007 4:56 PM  

Always interested in trying new products!

By Blogger Stephanie, at 10/06/2007 5:08 PM  

Sounds great! I've never tried mineral make-up before. I have Rosacea and my face is quite dry. This sounds like a safe product for my skin to try! Love that it's good for your skin and natural!

By Blogger Doreen, at 10/06/2007 5:18 PM  

What a great contest. U rock!

By Blogger KentuckyGal, at 10/07/2007 3:22 AM  

I love mineral makeup also and have been switching over all of my products slowly. I'm interested to try this kind!

By Blogger Heather, at 10/07/2007 11:14 AM  

I'm really excited about trying this! I've had a terrible time with any and all products on my face, with incredibly sensitive skin. On my wedding day, I broke out in hives all over my face from a "calming moisturizer" - the makeup artist was in tears and so was I! I can't use most moisturizers, face washes, make products, etc., even if they say "sensitive skin" on them. My skin is a little beyond that! It makes it very unexciting to get myself all dressed up. I think that this would be a good chance to branch out a little, and it seems that they have up-to-date colors, so I can stay in the loop a bit more with my make-up, for once!

By Anonymous Juli, at 10/07/2007 11:41 AM  

I love mineral make-up!! This gift would be wonderful!

*I watched the video & commented there as well.

By Blogger FENICLE, at 10/07/2007 2:09 PM  

As you can see from my blogger name, I have fair skin with dark freckles. Finding a foundation that doesn't look ridiculous is just impossible, so I go without. I would love to try this:)
Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

janasterling@gmail.com

By Blogger freckle mom, at 10/07/2007 10:15 PM  

I left a comment there.

I am starting to get age spots on my face that regular foundation doesn't cover. I'd love to try this!


I blogged this giveaway in my Saturday Edition of Contests Galore

By Blogger Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings, at 10/08/2007 6:05 AM  

Love to hear about new stuff with natural makeup. Hey! If you're going to eat natural food, why not use natural stuff on your skin?!?

katewestrich at gmail dot com

By Blogger Kate, at 10/08/2007 6:55 AM  

I love mineral makeup!
ozthecat at gmail dot com
Susan M.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10/08/2007 7:59 PM  

I'll give it a whirl!

By Blogger Ms. Mamma, at 10/09/2007 1:55 PM  

L-O-V-E mineral makeup & would love to try out this brand!

Thx

naturaldesignchick at gmail

By Anonymous ndc, at 10/09/2007 2:57 PM  

I visited the site and enjoyed the informative podcast. I haven't tried mineral makeup yet but am excited to try more natural forms than the usual suspects.

By Blogger heather h, at 10/09/2007 8:03 PM  

This product looks amazing. I would love to try it!

By Blogger Jen Hill, at 10/10/2007 5:38 AM  

Watched the podcast. It was very informative. Need to get some mineral makeup now. =)

By Blogger Saph, at 10/11/2007 8:13 AM  

I LOVE Whole Foods! These products look great!

I've tried some of the skin care products and I really like them!

By Blogger Jason and Caryn, at 10/12/2007 3:24 PM  

Unlike most woman shoes or purses isn't my obsession, its makeup, I really enjoyed watching the podcast and found some techniques very interesting and will try them. I would love to try this makeup because I love the natural look with makeup instead of looking way to made up. Thanks.

Stephanie MI
Stephmd222@hotmail.com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10/13/2007 5:33 PM  

I would love to compare how this rates compared to the brand that I wear.
sheryl.forrester@earthlink.net

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10/14/2007 8:55 PM  

My sister-in-law uses mineral make-up and loves it. She was converted over from Big Sister is watching Mary Kay.

By Blogger Jen, at 10/16/2007 7:27 PM  

Thanks for the link to the Whole Foods podcast on mineral makeup. I have tried the Loreal mineral makeup but some days it makes my skin look dry. I never thought of using a mist!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10/18/2007 6:11 AM  

I did all you asked...gladly. Thank you for the link to the podcast, I actually learned from it! lol.

I would love to win this!

jocoiner[at]gmail.com

By Anonymous Jolene, at 10/18/2007 1:49 PM  

Ironically, it was other reader's posts at Whole Foods that alerted me to your blog (which I mentioned on the Whole Foods blog).

I think that's some sort of yin-yang of blog referrals, isn't it? Anyway, I'm happy to learn about both.

Two new, fun discoveries? A great way to end a less-than-stellar week. Have a great weekend!

By Anonymous annulla, at 10/19/2007 6:52 AM  

I am such a huge fan of Whole Foods! I'd love to try this and my face absolutely needs it! Please randomly select me!

By Blogger Brooke, at 10/20/2007 7:17 AM  

My face needs help! :)

By Blogger Amy, at 10/20/2007 11:36 AM  

would make me look and feel so much better

ecsuchiyaa052@rogers.com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10/20/2007 1:31 PM  

great video and can't wait to try it.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10/21/2007 8:35 PM  

i will try this makeup.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10/21/2007 8:35 PM  

This is a great video and I am going to enjoy this new mineral makeup.

By Anonymous Pauline, at 10/21/2007 8:40 PM  

Now that I'm getting older I really need to take care of my skin. This sounds like something great for me.

myrnariv@yahoo.com

By Anonymous Myrna, at 10/21/2007 9:41 PM  

Holy CoW! Would I love to win this make up kit! I LOVE mineral make up, use nothing but!

By Blogger VICTORIA, at 10/21/2007 11:33 PM  

I'm a HUGE fan of mineral makeup, but have been in the market for something new. I've never heard of this brand, but def looks like it's worth a shot! I'm super interested in the face spray.

jules.britt@gmail.com

By Anonymous Jules, at 10/23/2007 12:57 PM  

I listened and got some mineral make up at the store. Couldn't wait to get it and I'm loving it.

By Anonymous Selene, at 10/25/2007 11:00 PM  

I've had acne for twenty years; I'd love to try this stuff out!

By Blogger ladydisdain, at 10/29/2007 6:22 AM  

What a fabulous product! I've never heard of Mineral Fusion before, but now I can't wait to try this product.

By Blogger Amber Sell, at 10/29/2007 7:59 AM  

Hmm, cool. I've been wondering what the big deal was with mineral makeup. Now I should go, as I've got to rush out and get me some!

By Blogger Carmen, at 10/29/2007 8:13 AM  

I loved that video! I have heard so much about mineral makeup these days and it was great to hear about their products and how to apply them. I hope I win!

By Blogger Brit, at 10/30/2007 11:28 AM  

Thanks for the link to this video! I have been looking around at the different mineral makeup products out there. I have sensitive skin and have just quit wearing liquid makeup. I now wear just powder but don't get the coverage. Lots of good tips here for application!

I have been nervous about plunking down the money for a set just to find out if I like it, so this giveaway would be a god-send.

By Blogger Shama-Lama Mama, at 11/02/2007 11:23 AM  

pick me, pick me! I'm a mom to three boys under three... I need a good makeup that easy to wear and easy one my skin! SO PLEASE!!!!!!

By Blogger Toni, at 11/02/2007 12:04 PM  

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