Enter the New Year International Giveaway !! :))


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New YearΒ΄s Celebration Giveaway (CLOSED NOW!)

Happy New YEar

Maybe some of you remember my mini giveaway a few weeks ago πŸ™‚

Bulbul was one of the winners and I attached a trial size of the ALVA night cream to her prize. It took about two weeks till the registered letter arrived at her place and she was so happy about winning the eyeshadow and wrote such nice review, it really touched my heart. After reading her post I decided to to another giveaway for you lovely ladies on IMBB and discussed this with Rati. Due to the fact that Rati and me already had planned to do a makeup exchange I had the chance to send all the giveaway prizes to India – they arrived in Delhi last Wednesday with the makeup exchange products :yahoo:

Bulbul wrote in her post that she fell in love with ALVA and so I decided to go for this brand for the giveaway. As a typical beauty junkie I know that most of you would like the chance to discover beauty products from other parts of the world. Same here :)) Now Germany is famous in natural cosmetics in high-end quality. Regarding ALVA you also have a small and innovative brand acting from conviction and a brand that does not fear to go for one of the natural cosmetics certifications most hard to get – a brand must proove to deserve it with every single product released and with every new product charge; not only regarding the product itself but also packaging, boxing, materials used for displays and so on.

ALVA says on their website: Alva Naturkosmetik always uses high quality ingredients that come from organic cultivation, where possible, and are in accordance with the highest quality requirements. The consistent quality and ethical guidelines have let to all products that have been tested by Γ–kotest being awarded the highest score of β€˜very good’. This is also the requirement for the future by which Alva naturkosmetik wishes to be judged.

Read more about Alva here : http://www.alva.de/

As far as I can asses: What they claim is true. Since we wanted to have something very special for you for this New YearΒ΄s celebration I guess it was the right choice and I hope you ladies like it πŸ™‚

So here are the eight prizes you can win πŸ™‚

facecareprize

Facecare prize from the Sea buckthorn line (recommended for skin over 30 es well es for dry skin), containing: Moisturizing Cream, Night Cream, Face Toner, Moisturizer (Fluid/Serum) with royal jelly – a booster to be applied under daily facecare (mature or very dry skin or as single care product in warm season) and Eye Cream.

bodycareprize

Bodycare prize , containing: Seabuckthorn shower and wash gel (also excellent for gentle face cleaning), Seabuckthorn hand cream and the foot lotion from their foot care line.

Green Equinox Collection stacks:
Six of you can win one of the amazing multi-purpose pigment Stacks:

Spring on my Mind

spring on my mind stack

Ragusa

Do you speak Alva?

Earth Song

Rich Planet

Kaleidoscope

How to enter:

  1. You must be an email subscriber of this blog. Subscribe HERE
  2. Tell us about your your plans for 2011. Or just share with us something special happened to you in 2010 that maybe enhanced your New Years resolutions.

Since these are high-quality prizes the chances to win should be equal so this is an one-entry per person giveaway. But feel free to chat about all your resolutions for the New Year :)) This is an international giveaway, means: All of you can enter.

The winner would be decided through random.org on Friday, the 7th of January 2011 11 a.m. CET, thatΒ΄s 3 p.m. Delhi time πŸ™‚

:heart: :heart: :heart: We wish you lots of fun and a very Happy New Year! :heart: :heart: :heart:

GIVEAWAY CLOSED NOW!

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301 thoughts on “Enter the New Year International Giveaway !! :))

  1. Well,,,,, 2010 was a mixed bag of everything/./be it me being on television or falling even more for cosmetics…it was great!! :yahoo: :yahoo:

    I have loved the past year..and hope that the next year is greatttttttt and exciting… πŸ™‚

  2. and yes…HAPPPY NEW YEAR…….LOVELY LADIES……on IMBB..and a biggg bigggg thanks to Tatjana :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

  3. HAPPY NEW YEAR ALL — !! πŸ™‚

    i am not a resolution person at all but i do intend to plan a few things for this year —

    they are —— PUT ON 10 KGS ……hahahahaha YUPS NOT TO loose weight BUT TO GAIN WEIGHTTTT !!! .. its too far fetched for me ..since puttin on even 1 kg is just too difficult hahahahahahaha

    next i would really like to save the money i get through this blog so i can fund my PhD project to some extend… this would really mean a lot to me if m able to do that πŸ™‚

    nothing fancy but these r simple goals that wud really make me happy if m able to fulfill dis year πŸ™‚

      1. lol lol HAHAHAHAHAHA … yeah no matter how much i eat …. i dont even put on grams beyond MY EVER CONSTANT WEIGHT !!!!!!!!!

  4. Happy new year to everyone πŸ˜€ :party: :jiggy1:

    Already an email subscriber πŸ™‚

    As for new year’s resolution I really hope I finally learn to cook this year πŸ˜› I can’t even make tea properly..that’s how bad I am :(( Also hope to learn sewing and other useful household work.oh and save money and earn some to fund for my education :))

    As rids said nothing fancy, just simple goals towards having a better life πŸ™‚ btw thank you so much for making it international :yahoo:

  5. Hi girls – wish u a very happy new year!

    2010 was a gr8 year – moved into a new place, got a change in job profile and was introduced to IMBB amongst other things!

    In 2011, plan to be more disciplined in thought as well as actions – live a zen inspired life. I also plan to start blogging seriously!

  6. wow!! delectable stuff on the give away!!! I want to participate !!!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: ..
    Well..as for me 2010 was academically special..I topped my Department in Mtech twice in a succession..and the last time’s marks being a record score in the dept πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ and twas in 2010 that I learned so much on makeup n beauty and could fulfill my long cherished dream of writing in beauty blog…In 2011 I want to pursue my academics with equal flare and enjoy life at the same time πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Hope I keep learning on makeup and perfecting the art of it.. :heart: :heart: :heart: to IMBB πŸ™‚

  7. Thank you so much Tatjana for the giveaway… I’m already a subscriber.

    No new year resolutions for me this year. I’ve realised I don’t do them very well. But I plan on being extremely optimistic this year and not let anything get me down. I also start my first job and I plan on being awesome at it. I also want to learn sewing so I can make (or atleast fix) my own clothes, atleast some of them. I want to finish all the books in my reading list (this has been pending for a while).

    And I also need to lose a bit of weight and I have been very inconsistent with that. So, I’m going to make a sincere and honest effort this time.

    A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE AT IMBB. THIS IS THE PLACE WHERE MY MAKEUP OBSESSION STARTED AND I’LL ALWAYS BE LOYAL TO THIS PLACE.

  8. this is indeed the most heartfelt giveaway ever! i really have my eyes on that skin care line! sounds like a lifesaver.

    1. i am already a subscriber
    2. 2010 holds a special place in my heart. had to let go of some very special people in my life. all for the better though! let’s see what 2011 has in store for all of us.

  9. 1. i am already a subbie.
    2.my resolution is to lose weight…you see…..i saw the ad for this cute top in a magazine and i called up the shop and askd if it was there…and they said yes and i went over and it was a size too small…..then when i tried on all the tops i liked…they were way too tight…that day i felt really bad bout my weight coz i spent 4 hours looking for a top and i had to return empty handed….!! i finally had to design it myself and get it stitched….!! πŸ™ πŸ™ so i hope this year is gonna better and i am gonna get into all those dressed i cudnt fit into…!!!! :yes: :yes:

  10. 1. I am a subscriber through google .
    2. My plans for 2011 is to really make an effort to buy less plastic after watching a documentary called Addicted to Plastic , it made me realize even more to make a change for myself and my environment .
    So I will try to buy more things made out of metals , cloth , woods , whatever is eco friendly in order to stay away from the dangerous plastics which is going into our oceans and destroying our world .

    tumblemumbo at gmail dot com

    http://va-internationalgiveawaysblog.blogspot.com/
    Happy New Year and I will be posting about your giveaway on my blog . Thank you :star:

  11. I already subscribed to my another id but to avoid the confusion i’ll subscribe through this again as this is the one i use for my interactions on imbb.
    well, 2010 was great because I started blogging and few months later I found IMBB and since then I’m an aware customer :worship:
    I want to thank each n everyone of you here for making 2010 special for me :))
    and I’m looking forward to this year with a new hope :sun: :sun: :sun: :sun: :sun:

  12. My resolution for 2011- To make realistic resolutions and be happy with what life brings.. do your best and forget the rest!

  13. thats very sweet of u tatjana…n dos stacks r veryyy pretty…i loved dem d 1st tym saw it on ur post..
    1. already subscribed
    2. new year resolution would be to lose some weight and m waitng for my results..i know results r not in my hand..bt i wanna clear and get a gud job..hope that happens..

  14. TYVM ladies :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:
    Since the Green Equinox stacks already got favorite products in my kit I am sure you will love them :yahoo: :yahoo: This is high-end in natural cosmetics plus a very versatile product (multi-purpose). va mentioned that she will be posting about this giveaway on her blog – thatΒ΄s so nice, TY :rose: :rose: :rose: So if you ladies want to tell others about the giveaway – just do it :)) This is meant for having fun and togetherness and I hope you will enjoy it :-* :-* :-*

  15. Already subscribed to IMBB ! My new year resolution is to have positive thoughts in mind, to stop cribbing & accept life the way it is, & always believe that God always plans the best for us & we should be thankful for what we have!

  16. Hi Tatjana,
    First of all thanks for hosting this giveaway which gives us a chance to try products from other countries πŸ™‚ Wish you a Happy 2011 πŸ™‚
    1.I am an email subscriber already πŸ™‚
    2.I really want to set up a good career this year and I want to strive hard to achieve that, at the same time not compromising my time with the kid. I really don’t know how well I am going to make it but I really want to πŸ™‚

  17. u r soooper sweeeeet heart tatzana.. :-* and i’m drooling over the “spring on my mind” stack.. :drool: :drool: :drool:

    *i’m already an e-mail subbie :))

    *2010 has been the most amazing year in my entire life..it is in 2010 that i realised what i exactly wanted to do..and i also decided to go against animal testing and turned vegetarian too! now comes the awesome thing..i found IMBB which incredibly changed my life!! :yahoo: i am soooo happy..

    *my only resolution to make in 2011 is “to wakeup early in the morning”! :ZZZ: :toothygrin: hope i succeed.. πŸ˜€ :sun: :ZZZ: :ZZZ: :ZZZ:

  18. HAPPY NEW YEAR SWEETIES..!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
    2010 gav me mixed experiences.. Starting of the year tuk away ma swt grandpa.. Middle gav me a gudnews in ma academic results as i cleared one group of CA Intermediate exams.. Last months gav me a few days wid ma lovely dad whoz in U.A.E and i discovered IMBB..!! Also ma ever first post came on internet thru IMBB. Thanks a lot Rati… πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
    Am hoping a lot in 2011.. May it brings happiness & peace in all our lives… πŸ™‚
    Usualy i dont make any resolutions in new year..as i strongly believe, if v wish to change, then start it in th next moment.. Bt i felt i should hav some plans for th coming year.. They r..
    1. Attend final classes wid ma savings without troubling ma parents..
    2. Clear ma final exams at th very first attempt..
    3. To build up a complete make up kit
    4. Do some looks/tutorials in IMBB
    5. Gain 5 kgs of weight ( am too skinny πŸ™ )
    6. Last but not least..To bcom a good cook like ma mom.. πŸ™‚

  19. my new year resolution is stop dwelling upon the future and work at making my pressent better as that will automatically guarantee a fulfilling future, smart no? :toothygrin:
    Besides, 2010 has been a year where I am more comfortable with myself than ever before. I am accepting and introspective of my faults, do not feel guilty or get defensive if the world has issues with me because this is me myself, take it or leave it :toothygrin:
    Most importantly, till about a year ago every little weird problem used to seem like an earth-shattering situation, now nothing makes even the tip of my hair stand except my hair dryer :toothygrin:

  20. Heyy Tatjana.. Awesome Giveaway.. Cant stop drooling at those stacks!! :inlove: :inlove:

    I am a subscriber already and i am so proud of it !! :dance:

    The most special thing that happened to me in 2010 was IMBB.. Its such a wonderful platform.. I go through it religiously everyday :worship: without a miss and it has enabled me to make intelligent decisions while shopping beauty stuff and learnt lots of makeup tips n tricks !! :worship: A big warm thank you n good luck to u n Rati n everyone on IMBB… Love u all :shy: :-*
    I am hoping to keep a track of my expenses in 2011 :heh: :cute:

  21. Thanx a lot Tatjana 4 such a swt n wonderful giv away, datz too in th starting of a New year.. :-* :-* :-*
    Sireesha, me too lovd dat multi purpose pigments a lot.. Lovely colours.. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  22. moi already subscribed πŸ™‚ :))

    2010 has its ups and downs
    up – my parents accepted my boyfriend :kissing:
    down – at the work place, the job pressure is too high, despite high performance, am not getting proper recognization :violinbash: :violinbash:

    2011 – seems highly fruitful :cheers: :cheers:

    Am getting married in may 2011 :kissed: :kissed:
    so got a list of beauty resolutions to follow :bravo: :bravo:

    Need to control my temper :headbang:
    not to carry work home as much as possible :nerd: :nerd:

    need to take a vacation once in six months :plane: :plane:
    learn salsa again :aajanachle: :aajanachle:

  23. A very Happy New Year to everyone on IMBB πŸ™‚ And here’s wishing you all a very fulfilling New Year πŸ™‚
    A special thanks to Tatjana for this awesome Giveaway… What better way to start a New Year? Tatjana, it is really very generous of you πŸ™‚

    Something special that happened in 2010 was that my boy friend proposed and we decided to finally settle down and get married πŸ™‚ So 2011 will see me getting married and finally settling down much to my parents’ relief.. They have been after my life to think seriously about the future and get my life in order πŸ˜‰ (Details later :P)

    Oh and I am already an email subscriber of IMBB πŸ™‚

    1. Tatjana thnks for the giveaway πŸ˜€ the products look wowwwww
      and m drooling over the pigments πŸ™‚

      @Sumaaa….. Congo babes πŸ˜€
      So after Dips and Praj ab tera number aayega πŸ˜€ welcome to the club πŸ˜‰
      really happy for u πŸ™‚

      @rids—- majhya kadun ghe na ga zara 10-15 kgs.. lolzzz

      This year was awesome for me… I got married , moved to US , spent the most laziest time of my life…lolzzz

      And now This year the break’s over πŸ˜€
      my biggest resolution for the year has to be:
      TO BE MORE FOCUSSED. I really need to concentrate on being healthy and Study again
      and mainly : i NEED TO LOSE WEIGHT BADLY πŸ™ I gained all the weight Id lost… :((
      So this year i’ll have to let go of the LAZY BEE….
      Hope I acheive all this…

      Love all u gals…. it really has been grt to be a part of IMBB.

  24. I am an email subscriber.

    I confirmed with a doctor that I have anemia in 2010 so I am will be diligent in taking the pills to be cured of anemia in 2011. I also want my acne scars to improve tremendously so I will be hardworking in applying scar creams on my face every day πŸ™‚

  25. Hii Tatjana…Happy new year to you, and thanks a lot for this super awesome giveaway – am an email subscriber to IMMB already. And my new year resolutions – no specific resolutions – manage working and blogging and keeping evenings free for myself and hubby :toothygrin:

    Hope that’s a valid comment to enter me in for the giveaway :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

    1. Dear Mrs. Radhika,

      Your comment is invalid. Please contact our customer support for further queries. If possible, please send some makeup freebies to get your comment approved.

      Thank you for you patience.
      IMBB Demon

      1. Oey Demon Donkey..I tell your wife to give you no more potato…too much starch pushing your brains out that bent ear of yours….grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

      1. TATJANAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA…just for this discrimination and rude behavior by a donkey wearing a hat toward a poor hooman…I deserve to win those superawesome goodies .. :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: 😐

        1. Is she the only one who noticed the Hat? Come on ladies! Say Something nice to me :toothygrin:

          Dear Mrs. Radhika,

          Your comment has been approved just because of noticing the hat. Thank you very much and please keep saying nice things about IMBB staff.

          Regards,
          IMBB Butler

        2. What hat? :tongue: πŸ˜† πŸ˜† :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

          Radhika, I am afraid there are only two opportunities left
          – hacking random.org at the right time :toothygrin:
          – or just being lucky :jiggy1:

          :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:

  26. Happy New Year and thanks for hosting a lovely giveaway! I will be graduating this year and hopefully, I will be able to land a good job afterwards.

  27. oh my god!!! another giveaway from Tatjana!!!! such awesome prizes!!!!! i would very much like to enter!!!!!!
    yes, i hav used alva nightcream and am using the p2 matte e/s, both of the products are really good. we must thank Tatjana for arranging this giveaway.

    well, i have put on a little weight, so i really really want to practice yoga everyday to get slim as b4. :dance:
    i am a horrible horrible late-riser, i want to get up early in the morning everyday to make my life normal again. :yawn:
    i would save more and spend less on stuffs.( very very tough though)
    and i wanna be one of the winners again!!!!! :woot: :woot: :joker: πŸ˜† :dance:
    and im a subscriber of this blog btw. πŸ˜›

  28. oh,i forgot,happy new year everybody. :joker: :joker: :joker: :present: :present: :cheers: :cheers:

  29. HAPPY NU YEAR EVERYBODY !!!!!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
    yaayaeeee !!!! a give away on the first day of the year , it inplies we will b having soo many giveaways thruout 2011. :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

  30. ummm …
    1. m already a subscriber

    2. 2010,was really special . an attempt at a sooper long distance relationship, finding friends for life,realising taht no matter what some people will love you unconditionally,becoming a grad, my first pay ever thru imbb, my writing on the internet … it has given me some really nice memories. πŸ˜€
    my new year resolution is to lose weight, not beacuse of looks but for a healthy mind and body. and just becuse i was being too sweet and docile somebody thought m weak, i have to prove that wrong and to put myself first.sound rude, it may but this year is dediated to myself and people who matter, nomore pleasing others. Becoming a better and happier person. :)) :)) :))

  31. :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: I think I already shared my new year resolution here but just to tell it again……what I plan to do this year are
    – Loose some weight and look good
    – Get married..I am praying for that..
    – Get into a nice house, that I can call my home.
    – Spend more time in reading and writing
    – Get some real quality makeup for myself
    – Get makeover for my dull and boring hair!! :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:
    :woot:

    And I’ve already been a subscriber since so looong!! πŸ˜› :P….I hope I win this give away!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: ..and all the best to all for your new year resolutions!!! :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: May this year bring all the happiness, wealth, love and prettiiiiiiiiiness in your life!! :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

  32. First of all, A Happy New Year every body :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: those who got drunk and those who didn’t also :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:.

    More importantly, thank you so much Tatjana and Rati for holding such a huge giveway :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: :joker: I so wish I win this one :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2:

    I am a long-time subscriber of this blog, :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2:.

    Mmmmmmm as far as resolutions go, 2010 was an amazing and rewarding year for me in every which way since 2009 was a “down in a dumps” year for me……. :weep: :weep:

    2010 was a great year in terms of gain in every way possible for me……and I got addicted to IMBB and the wonderful people here who made my life stressfree and every day there was a reason to laugh and be happy. :haanji: :haanji:

    I have got a wonderful set of e-friends through this blog with whom day-to-day interaction is so much fun and I was having my share of “me time” everyday :jiggy1: :jiggy1: …in fact, I couldn’t believe there are still so many good people in this world.

    As far as resolution goes, I have decided that I would try to be a little more disciplined with my life and take life a little bit more seriously. Errr…last undiscpliness from me…..Tatjana and Rati…..please don’t let Rads win….. :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

  33. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: Thankyou tatjana πŸ˜€

    Me already a subscriber πŸ˜›

    2011 is a going to be really special year for me … I have to find a job, figure out my place in life, where I am heading … etc

    Also after a really long time an going to be home without running off after a vacaqtion so its back to living with family and being patient and loving even when things go crazy and not acc to plan…

    And another first is this will be the first entire year I can be in a normal non-long distance relationship with my bf … its been 3 crazy ldr years and I am definitely eager to see how things will work without absence making the heart go fonder :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

  34. Happy New Year everybody!!!:-* Tatjana!!! thank you for holding another giveaway!:D

    – I am a subscriber of the blog.
    -2010 was one of my favourite years! for the simple reason that I de-cluttered my life which was pretty messed up the year before.

    I started my blog, something I kept on hold forever. (thank you Rads:-*)

    and I spent quality time with family, and most of all.. I fell in love with myself! πŸ™‚

    I am really happy with myself finally after all these years of self-beating. I am taking good care of myself and intend to do so forever. I really needed a push though, this happened after a broken back and broken friendships and a relationship.

    2010 was my year. A new start and a chance I gave myself, this was something I never did before. I had my family and my friends by me, who patiently waited for me to be back. 2011, I plan on spending quality time with family friends and myself.

    I really wish all of us would give ourselves all that we deserve!:)
    A very happy 2011 to all, once again. :-*

  35. Thank you tatjana :jaiho: :jaiho:

    already subscribed πŸ˜€

    There was lots that i have learned through 2010 but one of the most imp. things i realized was ” What we think is best for us is not really the best always. God has different plans for us but whatever plans he has .. happens for our best.” I have learned to submit my complete faith to Lord. And in 2011 i hope i can continue to do so πŸ™‚

    New year wishes to all again :)) :))

  36. Hi, I subscribe to your email updates.

    My New Years resolution is to exercise consistently and track my diet so I actually lose some weight! :pig2:

  37. Happy New year to all on IMBB :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
    1. Am already a subscriber..
    2. My 2010-
    it has been an adventurous one to say the least cz i started my own small venture, had roadblocks bt m quite satisfied wid my self…so m proud to b where i am 2day & b able 2 carry wat i learnt 4m my mistakes f last yr & make ths yr an equally exciting one :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

    My 2011:
    i do not plan anythng in advance…bt i doo want tht all my decisions work out in my favor evn if it z a failure- it should help me grow :toothygrin: Also, i want 2 forget my last relationship, not hold on to it & move on :haanji: :haanji:

    And this z jst a great initiative tatjana…i just hope i win πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›
    would be my first :lashes: :lashes: :lashes:

  38. Hi Tatjana,
    Really nice of you to put up all this stuff as a giveaway, I remember your last giveaway – loved those products, and love this too !! I just have one question, do we get a choice to choose the products that we want to win, like the first product is for over-30 skin, so under 30 beauties would not benefit from it as much as over 30 beauties?

    I would like to enter the giveaway.
    I am already a subscriber of this blog and just want to share about the year that has passed by. This year has been a sort of a new beginning for me. I completed my Masters degree and kick started my career. I got my first job , I always dreamt of the day I would have a job, and what it would be like to be one of those people in neatly ironed smart formal clothes who go to work every morning at 9 and come back tired at 6, bragging about what a busy day it has been. Now i’m of those!!! πŸ˜› This dream came true this year. Although its not what i expected, I’m loving every bit of it πŸ™‚

  39. Hi Smita, Happy New Year :party:

    The first prize shown is not only recommended for over-30 skin, it is highly recommended for dry skin as well. Since these are natural products they contain only natural ingredients and no special chemical formula for mature skin or so :))

    I was planning to decide the winners via random.org just one after the other because I find it quite difficult to decide who should choose a product first and so on. But if there would be two of the winners who would wish to exchange their prizes that would be no problem I guess :))

    1. yes..yes..i am ready to exchange my products… :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    2. Haha thats again a catch, what if someone is under 30 and has combi or oily skin ? But since you mention its all natural ingredients – so it would be for all skin types. And i do agree it would a huge task to make everyone choose what product they want and then calculate it all.
      Don’t want to be a party pooper so we’ll cross the bridge once we reach there. Exchanging is a good idea too.
      Happy New year to you too.. :bravo:

      1. Well, at least this leads to a good idea:
        Next time I will send stuff for mixed and oily skin :dance: :dance: 8)
        Thank you for your kindness :-* :-* :-*

  40. hieeeTatjana,
    yeaa already subscribed!!!! :yahoo:
    2010 has been wonderful for me in all ways…
    Now my resolution for 2011 is to be happy always and make others happy,,more shopping more fun with beauty products,makeup,clothes,more travelling…… :woot:

  41. Ok so I just woke up…and here I am! Thanks Tatjana for this wonderful giveaway…hope you get to visit India this year and have a great time! πŸ˜€

    Idk if I qualify but I’ll do this for fun πŸ˜›

    1) Just subscribed…shockingly I hadn’t until now even though I practically live here!

    2) Last year was all ennui for me, this year will be momentum! I’m going to start my business and learn Korean. I’m also going to make it to ALL my classes (this one will be the hardest…) Wish me luck!

    Happy New Year everyone…hope all your wishes come true this year :))

        1. So far so good … 1 down 363 to go πŸ˜›

          How was your New year? Oh and I did another post on PCC …. :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

          1. I saw yaaaarrr…your prolific-ness if giving me a major complex πŸ˜›
            I drank soju and ate choclate cake last night = heaven…!
            And I’m totally dancing to that song at you and S’s wedding……… πŸ˜› πŸ˜› hahaha…
            I hope you’re enjoying home…and lots of your mom’s food :tongue:

            1. I drank so much last night and wasn’t even drink. I was so irritated :reallypissed:

              How are you? :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

              1. Am great Rati!!!!!!!!!!!!!! haha you fish…didn’t get drunk πŸ˜› I have very low tolerance so was good last night :victory:

                I’m so excited……. :woot: so much to look forward to…last year was boring (the latter half), but IMBB livened things up!

                What plans do you and Sanjeev have for the new year (well the one’s that you can giveaway here πŸ˜› )

                Happy new year to you……… :violinbash:

                1. Devie, for me last year was overall fantabulous and I would also like to credit it to IMBB . I mean it had made my worst days so cheerful and everything ended pretty well for me. I just want to spend more time with Sanjeev and that’s it. I have missed doing that last year- like just sitting and chatting with him over a cup of coffee. It was all work and work . No major resolutions. Just want to take life as it comes. I just hope we get more mad in the coming year. :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

                  What about you? Any major resolutions?

              2. Ratidooooo happy nooooo year !!!! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

                Now am just imagining you singing “Main talli, main talli, main talli ho gayeeeeee” …. IMBB ki mallika πŸ˜‰

                Hahahaha someday i wanna see you drunks or with lots of alcohol … I had such a sedate new years .. movie, dinner, house party … I had onleee 1 drink .. such a good girl … then I came home to find my mommy looked us out of the bedroom with all my stuff in it :tremble: :tremble: :tremble: :tremble: :tremble: :tremble:

                itr was kinda funny πŸ˜›

                1. he he no talli…nothing was hitting me. We had a fab time…quite simple but nice- barbecue, bonfire, , little music and dance. It was kinda cute because before this I had never officially celebrated 31st. SO it was fab..And did no work today, al vella panti. New year has started oph so well. i am loving it. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

                  1. Sounds sooper fab !!! nice to see all our good wishes are working on you πŸ˜› :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

                    Have a very very happy vela day – its probably gunna be ur one and only vela day of the year πŸ˜› hahahahah :victory: :victory: :victory: :victory: :victory:

                    gunnite πŸ˜€

                    1. .yeah it was super vella. slept at 5 in the morning. woke up at 2 pm…then kept wandering around..went out at 7 for his shopping , had dinner and came back..it was totally faalto day but i loved every bit of it. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ Would be back to work from tomorrow. geeeeeee

                      nite nite.

            2. Hahahahahaha I think he might beat you to it !!! Grrrr :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2:

              Chocolate cake sounda awesome and I have no clue as to what Soju is … but since u had it with choc cake it must be awesome πŸ˜›

              Loooouing mommys khaana … nothing like old school punjabi khaana tadka maar ke :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

              now I just need to find a gym …….. πŸ˜›

              1. Soju is a korean drink πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›
                Chocolate cake was awesomeeeeee…I drove to this bakery and hour and a half from my house for it…well worth it!!!!!

                Dude when did you become punjabi??? ?:)
                And please noooooo gym! I don’t want another friend succumbing to this size zero thing …OK???!!!

                1. Hahahahaha size zero toh door ki baat hai – im like seriously overweight as much as it hurts to admit it ….

                  my darling mommy is half punjabi… half rajput … so not Bihari Sinha … theres some long complicated family spiel abt her family going from Singh (both the punjabi n the rajput versions) to Sinha 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐

                  an hour and a half for cake – man thats some serious chocolate devotion !!!

                  1. Lol…it’s the best bakery in my State…I wanted so White Chocolate Raspberry, but they were out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got dark chocolate raspberry! (cause afterall chocolate is chocolate….I don’t discriminate!) SOoooooo good!!!!!!!!!

                    Man! I would’ve never guessed you’re punjabi…all this while I thought tamil and or bihari…!!!!!!!!

  42. I subscribed your’s newsletter
    My resoultion for 2011 is to keep my wonderfull family that I have right now.

  43. THANKYOU TATJANA!!!!!!!!:D

    Last year was good.
    I had mixed feelings.
    First that this is going to be my last year in college :whistle:
    and second that, i am happy as well as sad to get out of college.
    I learnt how to deal with people πŸ˜€ and how to know when people manipulate you hahaha etc etc :woot: last year
    :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: that’s it

  44. Hi Tatjana,
    Thanks for hosting such a wonderful giveaway πŸ™‚ Wish you a Happy 2011 πŸ™‚
    1.I am an email subscriber already πŸ™‚
    2. The year 2010 came with lot of new things: married life, a new family, new trials and tribulations. Also i came across IMBB and learnt all about makeup and became addicted to this blog.
    Well for 2011 there are no resolutions as such but eagerly waiting for a new family member to enter my family.

  45. Hi all,

    Whole of 2010, I was struggling to lose the last 6 kg I gained during pregnancy. I reduced 9 kg in 2009 but in 2010 not even a single kg. I want to lose that remaining kg in 2011, and I have become a vegetarian, and I would not be taking egg and egg products too.

    Secondly, I am investing my time and money and learning to take care of my skin and do makeup after reading this blog. So thanks to all.

    Happy New Year to all

  46. Hi! happy new year to you too. Im a subscriber, and I hope that this year is a great thing for me. I hope to make more money and save up. :pig2:

  47. Me too subscriber of this blog. I tooo :heart: IMBB… :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

    Tatjana thankyouuuuuuu :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

        1. :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

  48. 2011 will be very important year for me because i will be graduating school, so i have to study hard to get good marks πŸ™‚
    My resolutions. are:
    *to study more
    *to go to bed earlier πŸ˜€ because i usually go to bed after midnight πŸ˜€
    *to eat healthier
    *to be happier πŸ™‚

    Happy New Year to you all πŸ™‚

  49. *i’m already an e-mail subbie

    *my only resolution to make in 2011 is β€œto do prayer regularly and be positive and Motivate Myself”! hope i succeed..

    Happy new year.

  50. my plans for 2011 is very simple.
    to get a full-time stable job and travel as much as I can. I want my 2011 to be filled with holiday memories with family and friends because that’s what I like to do. to explore & visit other countries. I hope to visit India again too. but perhaps, this time, to visit the Taj Mahal?

  51. Happy 2011! The year 2010 had health scares for me of having lung cancer But it was caught early and removed. I have since quit smoking and are taking better care of my health-so I am very grateful and optomistic for 2011!

  52. TYVM all :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :rainbow: :rainbow: :rainbow: :rainbow:

  53. My new year resolution is to be more honest, not that I lie, just speak my mind more.

    Great giveaway!

  54. Wish u a very HAPPY NEW YEAR πŸ™‚

    For 2010, i came across this lovely blog around Dec 2010 as that was the point where i started looking for makeup tips for brides(Getting married in March 2011 πŸ™‚ ). It was the FIRST EVER BLOG which i SUBSCRIBED to. When i started following i didn’t knew its such a vast bunch of beautiful people….from here i came to knew Rati, Deeptima, Rima, u n all(by names n their beautiful blogs :)).

    For me in 2011, i have just one small short term resolution, “I WANNA LOOK BEAUTIFUL ON MY BIG DAY” n also later on…….and for this i will dig up the whole blog like anything and will get the best possible thing recommended out here.

    U Guys does a GR8 JOB and Keep Posting. :blush:

  55. Wow! Such a generous giveaway, enter me please πŸ˜€

    2010 was an amazing year for me, I had so much success and travelled a lot, it was fantastic. This year I’ll graduate from high school and go to Hong Kong for a year then!

    1. Hongkong is amazing, I was there during my college time as well (via Erasmus, Europe student exchange prgram) – that was before 1999. I remember it as a very nice year :))
      Well… and my English was much better at that time πŸ˜†

      1. I grew up in foreign countries, having seeing litterally EVERY country except for the cities Hong Kong, Dublin and the continent Australia, and that’s what I’m gonna change, starting as a nanny in Hong Kong and then planning some trips here and there hahaha

      2. This sounds like you family was trafeling a lot – I can imagine this could be amazing on one side and also difficult on the other – especially for children. I came to Germany one month before my sixth birthday… and it was not easy at all at the beginning – different language, different culture, different people.

        Never been to Australia – would love to. :lashes:

        1. Oh I grew up with travelling, I’m kinda spoiled lol that’s why I’ll be a flight attendant soon, it’s the perfect job for me.

          I was born in Berlin, then left for 8 yrs and came back for primary school and have been outta town like every weekend and during spring, summer, fall and winter break πŸ™‚ So it was amazing. I have family and friends all over the world and seriously… living in the Caribbean is definitely better than being here in Germany – –

          So you speak German?

          1. Yes, fluent and without accent – I am part of the so-called “second generation”. :)) I studied German as well (German, media studies and communication science – oder, auf Deutsch: Germanistik, Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaften – der alte Magister, der noch etwas taugte; die MasterabschlΓΌsse sind heute ja nur noch abgespeckte Magister, wirklich grausig, wie wenig da noch gelernt wird *grusel* edit/transl: I am stressing on how good the old german Magister Artium studies were and how bad in my oppinion the anglo-american system is – today a Master means something we used to learn in two years before they switched the system). After some years working as a communications consultant I decided to go for the MBA – and I did. :))

            So you are in Berlin actually? This is amazing – I mean, we could have met on several german boards or blogs but: we met here :yahoo:

  56. Happy New Year. I would love in 2011 to start doing celebrity makeup. I have started freelance makeup artistry in 2010, so I am doing a lot in 2011 to get my name & work out there to attract celebrity clients. Thanks for the giveaway.

    1. If you would like to go for a step between: Try diplomats.
      Thats what I did several years ago. Was not looking for it but I met the Croatian ConsulΒ΄s wife (Croatia is the country I come from) on a charity party in DΓΌsseldorf in the early 90ies. She was looking for someone doing her make up and recommended me to a lot of interesting clients. I am not doing this anmore as my main job but the contacts remained and now other MUAs participate.

      Another thing I would suggest to do is: Find a photographer, doesnΒ΄t have to be a professional, mostly the passionated semi-professionals or people with a simple passion for photography and a good cam are better anyway. Means: Somebody you can work with and who has the opportunity to make very good photos of your work πŸ™‚ An up-to-date portfolio is important if you want to attract people. Another good thing about this is that you get used to different photography techniques, studio fl. photography and so on. Needs different make up.

  57. Hi Tatajna! What a great way to start a new year! You’re so generous..
    Ok, I subscribed.
    2010 wasn’t such a great year for me. I am just hoping 2011 is better. I want to clear my super-important exam and then use my powers for good:)
    And to finally, finally let go of my fear and learn driving!

    Hoping that 2011 is good to everyone else as well….Happy New Year!

  58. I’m an email subbie!

    My New Year 2011 Resolution: GET FIT! I bought an elliptical machine, work out on it every day, and have taken up yoga as well to make it all happen!

    thanks so much for this chance!
    cristina

  59. 2010 has been a fast year…like really like a snap for me
    I am real bad when it comes to resolutions…bt i lik to keep some goal sort of a thingy…like for 2011 its like i wanna be the size i am now cause before i was like way too thin..now i think m well put together bt sumtimes mum tells me dat she thinks m gradually puttin weight….so dats a thingy…being in shape …c dat thingy takes care of junk food, excercises,calorie control, indirectly leading to good skin….
    i think i got a good thingy dis year!

  60. 2010 has been a wonderful year for me both professionally and personally.. I have no new year resolutions as such coz i m sure i m not gonna abide by them.. Half of them will be forgotten by jan end :struggle: But for this year i wish to get married to the love of my life with my parents’ acceptance and blessing :rose: :rose: :rose: Hoping for a good year.. Wishing u all a very Happy new year :rose: :rose: May all your dreams come true..

  61. Ladies, thank you so much for enjoying this giveaway :-* :-* :-*
    Please make sure that you subscribed to IMBB so that all your entries are valid :heart: :heart:

  62. 2010 wasn’t realy a good year for me..I got leuchemy and was in hospital for 6 months (now I’m at home till monday), I didn’t win any prizes and didn’t travel anywhere. so I hope 2011 will be a better year. a more healthier at least!

  63. Thanks for this amazing giveaway! I LOVE the pigments for this giveaway! πŸ™‚

    My plans for 2011 is to become a certified Personal Support Worker by April and get a job working as one by summer. I hope by the end of 2011, I can be accepted to the Nursing program. Other plans are to lose weight and cut down on eating in restaurants and junk food, become healthier. I also plan not to buy too much MAC makeup and consider other brands including drugstore brands as the quality might just be the same or similar for a lesser price. Other beauty plans include throwing out mascaras after 3 months of usage, better skin care, and use up my makeup before buying more. There is just so much ! lol! I also need to save up money and buy less so I can actually pay off my debts and have a better credit score ! =)

    I am subscribed to your blog πŸ™‚ thanks!

  64. Im in!=) I have subscribed and 2010 wasn’t my best years since my husband became sick and I had to spend the whole fall taking care of him so my plans for 2011 is to finish my education and get my law degree.

  65. Wow, what a great contest – thanks for the opportunity!

    My resolution for this new year is to be HAPPY. Not just marginally happy, but really and truly happy. I am going to get rid of everything in my life that don’t bring joy, and concentrate on having fun and loving life.

    Happy 2011!!!

  66. I am a subscirber! I love the pigment stacks. This year I will be finding a new job and improving the home.

  67. Happy New Year everyone!
    My new year resolution is exercise more and looking for a baby since I’ve been married for 4 years

  68. Hey! 2010 has been an awesome year for me. Not only did I become a permanent employee at my workplace, but I also got pregnant! Expecting our first little one in a few more months! Not long to go. Am just hoping for a great year ahead and hoping I’ll be an awesome mother! πŸ™‚

    I was reading imbb via google reader.. have no subscribed via email too. Thanks so much for making this international! Happy New Year!

      1. Hi Rati! Yeah it’s been quite a while. It’s been the holiday season so I spend much of my time with my family (well, after my busy office schedule.) How about you? How’s your new year?
        By the way, is the contest still up? If yes, here’s my answer:

        The last half of 2010 is quite a pain. I found myself gaining pounds months after months. Then the 3rd week of December 2010 came and my family and I decided to spend some quality time at Enchanted Kingdom. In one of the rides called “The Swan Lake”, I hopped into the swan-like boat with my younger sister and one of the tenants whisper in my ear, “Miss, I guess we’re overloading, I’m sorry”. An instant slap on my face. :spank: We decided that my dad replace me. From that moment in time, I promise to myself that I will LOSE WEIGHT, I MUST. I dedicate my site. to my neverending quest for a healthy lifestyle (so help me God). But nevertheless, I won’t deprive myself with some sumptuous delicacies. HAHA. And I’m being positive towards my goal this year. I got a feeling that 2011 is my year. So help me God (always.) O:)

  69. Happy New Year, Tatjana, and it’s so kind & generous of you to hold this great giveaway and thanks to Rati and IMBB too. Happy New Year to Rati and everyone at IMBB. My New Year’s resolution this year is……to lose weight (first and foremost) and secondly, to continue being there for my family (read: hubby and 2 sons) and keep loving and caring for them as always.

  70. “Tell us about your your plans for 2011. Or just share with us something special happened to you in 2010 that maybe enhanced your New Years resolutions.”
    Some of our friends are getting married so my goal is to look perfect at their wedding πŸ˜‰

  71. :yahoo: Happy New Year gals! That is one fine Give Away :woot:

    My new year’s resolution is to keep working to remain with myself, kindly, no matter what state of mind I am in, so even if, due to my confused emotions, all my nerves and inners and every fiber of my being wants me to run away, hide, anesthesize or hurt myself. I know in my mind what is true and not true, that I am never really that hideous person that I sometimes believe myself to be, but now I need to work to dare to trust upon it with my heart as well. Because everybody is completely worthy of love, regardless πŸ™‚

  72. My cousin just told me about this so I HAD to jump at this opportunity! My goal is to have a good complexion again.

  73. Happy New Year!! πŸ™‚ my plans for 2011 is to be more true to myself and accomplish more for my career. I also plan to take better care for my skin and no more being lazy to take my makeup off when I get home from work. Have more healthier food and to meet up with my friends more often.

  74. I’m a new email subscriber.

    One of my New Years resolutions is to eat healthier and incorporate exercise into my life.

  75. :victory: :rainbow: :kissing: :inlove: :heart: are a few things I wish for everyone in the New Year 2011! I quit smoking August 3rd of 2010, trying to maintain my weight, not stressing as much. Living, Learning, and Loving every single day! Thankful for my family and friends. Grateful for all of life’s blessings. :rose: Have a Wondrous and Blessed New Year. :rose:

  76. I am a subscriber please enter me ^_^
    My plan for the year 2011 is to get slimmer and have a perfect body.So I will start going to the gym and promise my self not to make an excuse for not going.>.<

    mimi:mouse:

  77. What a fabulous giveaway, thanks so much!

    My New Year resolution is to stop procrastinating, too much of that in 2010. My new motto for 2011? “Just Do It”!

    HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM OUR HOME TO YOURS!

  78. I subscribe to you blog!

    My plans for 2011 are to enjoy my 2 kids and my husband, and spend as much time with them as possible. I want family to come first, everything else is a distant 2nd!!

  79. I have never been a resolutions person.I just do what I feel like.
    But yes this year is going to be special.
    1.I plan to have my second baby this year.My daughter is 3 now.And I so much want to have another girl.(keeping my fingers crossed).
    2.Also take good care of my health. No weight issues here. Never been. But just being more healthier which in any case I will need.
    3.Read more and listen to more music, something that has taken a backseat since my daughter was born.
    4.Pray more.
    5.Give more.
    I hope I do justice to all the above.. :victory: :victory:

  80. subscribing! thanks to Rati who send me an email about this giveaway :-*

    my 2011 resolutions are graduate from my senior high school and get in to my favorite university.. wish me luck gals :victory:

    and Happy New Year for eveyone :jiggy1:

  81. Lovely giveaway πŸ™‚

    Your giveaway reminds us to take care of our skin more so that the perfect canvas can be achieved πŸ™‚

    I started my own blog! Yey! I promised myself when I reach the age of 20 (I turned 20 last year), I should begin to have an outlet of all the things I find interesting. So there, I made sure that my 2010 did not end without creating my own blog πŸ™‚

    It still in it’s beginning stages, but I’m quite happy with how my posts turned out to be. It is also a way for me to practice my writing skills πŸ™‚

    Happy New Year!

  82. I’m already subscribed to IMBB

    Here are my new year resolution(s):-

    1/lose 3kgs and tone up
    2/eat healthy and drink plenty of water
    3/walk every morning without fail.

    The 3 above cos I have realised how important it is to take care of ur diet and exercise regularly cos if we dont start caring from a younger age then it becomes too late sumtimes when we grow old…
    my granny(mom’s mom) started taking care of her health ,diet n exercise from when she was young and today at the age of 80+ she can still do everything like go to the market,live alone,do housework,wakes up early does yoga,goes for a walk etc.Thank God she has no bp,diabetes,heart prob etc ..and she has had many falls but luckily her bones are still strong and nuthing happened to her except for sum minor sprain….
    on the other hand my husbands granny is also 80+ but she is in a very bad shape…she has severe osteoporosis and she’s fallen like 3 times and has had 3 major fractures and is now bed ridden..she has been living a very sedentary lifestyle,..no walking…not eating healthy calcium rich foods,no exercise etc…

    this has been an eye opener for me …

    4/start a course in may-june.(beauty or nutrition…yet to decide)
    this one cos i didnt get a chance to complete my education…my dad was ill and he passed away when i was around 19…i prefered to look after the family business and be with my mom and let my brothers study instead…i have no regrets at all…but since sum time ive been wanting to study but i’ve not gotten a chance or rather been lazy πŸ™

    5/not to get tempted buying cosmetics im not sure whether i will use.and make max use of what i have..

    the above cos i’ve bought too many cosmetics out of temptation…not even used them and have finally given them away to people who cant afford…sum people might be thinking fair enuff…but i think wants and desires are never ending and i have to finally learn how to control…buy only what i am sure i will make good use of…it’s hard earned money after all…

    6/read less ..might sound funny…but im addicted to reading and i have started getting puffy eyes

    this one i am not sure i’ll be able to do sumthing about πŸ˜› only prolly do sumthing about the puffy eyes of course

    Thanx πŸ™‚

  83. HAPPY NEW YEAR to all the IMBB ladies.

    My new year resolution is to practice meditation religiously everyday. πŸ™‚

    I’m already a subscriber, please enter me.

  84. i am not a resolution person but I am planning on some changes to myself that I wish to do this year. I want to be more vocal about my opinions and be more socially active. you see, i do not usually express my thoughts about things and I often end up not getting what I wanted, so I’ll be trying to voice out my preferences, or my side of an argument, this time..

    Happy New Year! πŸ™‚

  85. Hey there!Nice to meet you!Thanks for the invitation to join this awesome giveaway!I am loving it!

    Firstly,Happy New Year to you!Hope this 2011 will be more great than the past years..

    I already subscribe to your blog :snicker:

    My plans for new years is to achieve more scores for my exams.I want to prove to my parents that I can do it better than last year.I want them to be proud of me.They have sacrifice a lot for my ease so I want to pay back to them by studying hard.
    Mom and dad,thnx for everything.I love you guys!

    Thnx for this great giveaway too!I wish I could win this time..

  86. hiiiii………tatjana….first of all a very very happy new year…..to you ,to rati ,to sanjeev and all my dera friends on imbb……..
    2010 went extremely well for me….upgraded my dental skills through a course and wish to continue doing so in 2011 also…..but the biggest wish of mine that i want to fulfill in 2011 is that I WANT TO BECOME A MOTHER IN 2011…..this is not a resolution but a heart felt desire……..i want to feel this divine emotion,and have a little GIRL ANGEL in my arms……

  87. dats soooo sweet of you tatjana..!!! :-* :-*

    well im already a subscriber

    2010 was really bad for me.. :weep: :weep: :weep: my health was down in dumps… i faced a lot of problems due to it..one of it being attendance problems in my colg which led to anther set of problems. :weep: :weep: my long standing relationship wasnt exactly in a good place…. and soooo sooo sooo much more… the only thing that held me together was the love i recieved from my family and my boyfrnd… i thank them and god soo much..

    so well im hoping god makes 2011 easier and in my favour…
    my plans are :-
    *i plan to start keeping exhibs for my line of clothes…
    *but before that i want to take up an internship start my own fashion blog
    *maybe tell at home abt my relationship and see where it all goes… :jaiho: :jaiho: praying that all should go fine…

    hmm and my resolutions are :-
    ~to lose weight
    ~stop eating oily oily chips soo much
    ~get out of facebook addiction
    ~start writing posts for imbb
    ~offer my daily prayers
    ~be more compromising and not be too judgemental

    yepp.. so thats it πŸ™‚

  88. Hey, Happy New Year!! ;D I already suscribed to your blog.

    I don’t really have resolutions but I think it’s good to have at least one, it’s like setting a goal on something. My resolution basically is to study well and spend more time with Jesus. I hope to make my parents proud. So yeah, that’s practically it. I should come up with more resolutions πŸ˜›

  89. yeppiee!! all the products look amazing.. i missed your previous giveaway, happy i dint miss this time.. :woot: :woot: …
    my new year resolution is to balance out everything in life, concentrate on studies O:) and hopeful get a job this year as soon as i complete my course !! πŸ˜‰

  90. Thank you for the amazing giveaway πŸ™‚

    My resolutions are:
    – to stop gossiping!
    – to study and do well at school
    – start a proper exercise routine
    – be CLEAN :blush:
    – be less introverted & make an effort to be social
    – always be happy

  91. Subscribed to the blog.
    No new year resolutions but aiming to get something completed which has been pending since long. Looking forward to it.
    Lovely giveaway!! Would love to win it….

  92. I subscribe to this blog already…

    2010 has been the most life changing year in my life… this is the year that I learnt to love someone else more than myself… this is the year i cried when i saw someone for the first time… this is the year that i became a mother and I started to appreciate my mom more than ever….

    my resolution for 2011 is to be the best mother for my baby, to be her teacher as she learns to speak, to be her support as she learns to sit and to be her guide as she learns to walk… and to do this without losing myself as a woman… last few months, i was only being a mother… its time now to be a woman, a career woman, a wife, a daughter and a mother all at the same time… i resolve to not neglect my health, my home or my career and at the same time do everything i need to for the baby… so basically, i am gonna be a juggler on a treadmill….!! phew, wish me luck ppl….!

  93. Hi
    HAPPY NEW YEAR to All πŸ™‚
    My New Year resolution is to get a good job n admission in MS studies..:)
    thank you πŸ™‚

  94. Hi all,
    My new year resolution is to reduce my weight (Am not tat much fat :'( ..) … Concentrate more on buying beauty products, cuz from 2009 i was very busy with my work schedule .Then i have to make some valuable plans so that i will disclose my man to my family by the end of this new year .. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ ..

    Thats it..

    Happy new year wishess !!!!!!! Have a wonderful new year 2011..

  95. Happy New Year!

    My new year resolution is to finally create a blog of my own.I have so much to share!
    \Great giveaway!

    SmoochieS

  96. The last year for me was crazy! LOL I started my 3rd year in Architecture and OMG its one hectic year! Im in the middle of my end-sem exams right now, and LOOK AT ME! Looking for make-up reviews! Hehe Im such a girl’s girl…
    I hope 2011 is a better year, although im slightly dreading it ‘cos my boyfriend is going to be leaving the country in a couple of months and Im not sure how its going to go from there… our relationship I mean… πŸ™ Sooo I have a lot of moving on/ growing up to do, I guess!

    Apart from that, Im going to be interning this summer and im sooo damn stoked about it! πŸ˜€ Im sending out my portfolios this month and hope to get a decent response… Wish me luck, guys πŸ˜‰

    Okayy so yeah, all said… I would reallyy REALLLYYY love to win those colorful amazinggg-looking multi-purpose color stacks… πŸ˜€

    (Hope I do!)
    Alright, much love going to y’all for making my life super-easier! HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011 πŸ™‚

    *peace* Vrunda πŸ™‚

  97. I am an email subscriber πŸ™‚
    I normally dont follow my new year resolutions!! but this time i have pretty “Follolwable” ones..

    1)loose 5 kg πŸ˜€
    2) Go for a trip with friends
    3)Go forward in my job and reach the next level
    4)Save some cash instead of just spending it all πŸ™‚
    that is it

  98. Hiya ladies :victory: ,

    First of all let me wish all of u’ll a very Happy New Year. :yahoo: :yahoo:
    Thank you Tatjana for these wonderful giveaway:)
    I’m already a subscriber. Well this year I really want to complete my studies and lose some weight. Hope i can do these two at least. :haanji: .
    Really wanted to try these products too. Tatjana your great. Keeping my fingers crossed.
    take care all you and have a great year ahead:) :yahoo:
    Loves
    Jeslu

  99. Hi Tatjana, Happy new year to u n all other readers of makeupandbeauty. i hv subscribed through mail. n i sooo wanna win dis contest/giveaway… keeping my fingers crossed.. πŸ™‚ well as we all r supposed to say smthing abt our last year as well as new year’s resolutions, here s my list of plans…lol.. 2010 ws indeed nt a very awesome kinda year for me. infact, for the whole year i kept on crying for without any particular reason.. ?:) bt i discovered my ultimate goal in life in dat year… it is writing. i wanna be a writer, as i hv discovered tht i hate each n evry kinda job… bcoz i hate getting up early n gng to same place to work daily. :headbang: so i wrote few articles for Times of India, n then opened my own website named myspacegirlstime.com :yahoo: bt since it is still in initial phase, i m trying to stay consistent with my work n keeping my motivation high to make this site a success. so this s the only resolution which i hv taken this year, tht is to work regularly n diligently for my website. n in the last i just wanna say tht u guys rock, :victory: this is one of my fav webites i check daily.. tc , n hv fun filled 2011. :cheers: :aajanachle:

  100. Hello there! New follower… Thanks for sending me an email πŸ™‚

    A lot of wonderful things happened to me this year… I found a loving boyfriend and I got the job I love without even applying for it! This year I plan to pursue my business and make myself prettier! :)) I also plan to stay fit and control my sweet tooth πŸ™‚ I’m not overweight (100 pounds, 4’11”) but I feel a bit heavy and I want to tone my muscles more. I’ll also try to sleep more!

    Happy new year everyone!
    Please visit my blog too if you like! :rainbow:

  101. Happy new year girls!! :yahoo: Hav a rocking year …also a colorful and sparkly one :cheers:
    One of the nicest things that happened to me was moving back to my home in gurgaon from pune.It also meant switching from one boring job to another :silly: incidentally I work in d IT sector.
    That brings me to d 2nd thing…while getting bored to death in office,I discovered this wonderful site where all of a sudden ,every one of my queries regd. skin care and make up were starting 2 get resolved.I was a complete novice who dint kno the ABCs of foundations,blush etc. I still don’t,but learning each day .The fancy brands in glitzy malls which meant nothing to me some time back ,feel very familiar and attractive to me now…
    Coming to 2011 plans –
    I plan to earn more to buy more :toothygrin: going gaga over all d stuff reviewed here, esp mac.
    Also,the good ol’ loosing some weight
    Thats all for now ppl…hope to make some contributions in d near future

    1. I subscribed to dis blog some tym back..thought the giveaway ws a perfect oppurtunity to post smthng…will try to review some products soon as I’ve bought several stuff since d 2-3 mnths that i came across this blog.

  102. Wow! Those are some AH-mazing products, girlie!! :woot:
    I’ve been a subbie of your blog for some while now and I simply love it!

    Well, I’ve been really happy with my blog in 2010 and with all the friends I made online and with all the secrets in beauty and fashion that we’ve shared these past few months… I am also glad I found a job (even if it’s not so well paid :quiet: ). In 2011 I hope I’ll be a bit healthier than 2010 and that I win more giveaways! :whistle: :pray:

    Thank you for the amazing year and for this great opportunity!

    XoxO,
    Alexandra. :rose:

  103. Woooww..!! Great Giveaway!!
    I’m already a subscriber.. πŸ˜‰
    My resolution for 2011 wud be..
    1) make my parents agree to my love-life.. :heart:
    2) be more addicted to IMBB:yes:
    3) sleep less πŸ™
    4) concentrate more on my career O:)

  104. Hey girls!Happy NNew Year!

    Well, in 2010 i had my baby girl Amelia, which i adooooore, and she made me have the greatest resolution ever : to do everything to make her life wonderful and love her every minute along the way…and i know i’m gonna keep my word :mouse: !

    Great giveaway :waytogo: ! Kisses.

  105. hi.. thanks so much for telling me this giveaway via email..
    enter me please!!
    I’m a subscriber of your blog.. πŸ˜€
    my plans for 2011: *get a part-time job.
    * get high GPA
    * be more active on blog world

  106. Already a subbie ad so glad about it.

    2010 was a year packed with many experiences…my first job! a new city, new frends… colleagues…earning for the first time, my first lippie (hehe)…though all of it might sound like great learning experience it was rather a year that brought forward all my faults and negative points..just on 29 Dec of last year had an intense discussion with my bro and dad which gave me answers to how i can improve on ma bad points and be more responsible about my actions. and this year as i will be turning 21 and again making a fresh start in a new city for my post grad, i knew it is time for me to have this fresh start as an opportunity to learn from my mistakes and become a better person who is wiser and more mature. so that i can rightfully be called a 21 year old ‘adult’. πŸ™‚ time to drift from a girl to women! that’s what 2011 has in store for me! :blush: :blush:

  107. I stuck to my 2010 resolution, so its going to be the same in 2011….”Eat, drink and make merry, for tomorrow I may die”.
    πŸ˜€
    The stuff looks awesome!

  108. Happy New Year to all the beauties πŸ™‚ …my resolution for 2011 is to do a beginner’s makeup course and practice doing my own nail art…apart from makeup…I’m planning to start doing some painting using oil and water paints…well thoses are my resolutions so wishing all the IMBB chicas all the best for the rest of the year πŸ˜‰

  109. 1. subscribed
    2. ive got a lot done this year, but we always have more in mind right? so my plan for the year is to manage time better πŸ™‚

  110. hi!
    thank you for this amazing contest! enter me please!
    my plans for 2011 are to take care of my familly as well as possible especially about my 3 children. i love them sooooo much

    thank you
    bye
    ps: i’m a follower

  111. Such a great giveaway. Lovely!
    This new year was quite boring, I stayed home on NYE, and now I’m sick, so it’s been a sad few days of 2011. This almost brightens me up

    shaha

  112. What an awesome giveaway, enter me please. My new years resolution is to focus more on my studies – no success so far lol – but it’s too early to tell.

  113. Hello..
    wow thanks for such a nice giveaway :rose:
    ……… I love those pigments :waytogo: .. I am drooling for them now .. :woot:

    what happened to me in 2010 was .. my Annual Dinner of University held on 14th feb , 2010.. I got done by salon , It was sunday , and I had booked a photographer to take my pics .. He opened his studio specially for me :yelo:
    I was looking very nice .. I was wearing a green and brown dress..

    But my hair were not so good .. I got curled .. :smug: they did not suit me well .. so I thought if I had got them straighten or ironed , I would look a lovely and could win lady of the evening title :wilt:

    So this helped me make my 2011 resolution that I won’t ever get curls in my hair in 2011.. I will just iron my hair :waytogo:

    My plans for 2011 : To get a simple elegant look by getting my hair rebonded :yahoo:

  114. Great giveaway! :heart:
    I’ve subscribed by e-mail!

    My biggest plan for 2011:
    to lose weight. I hope I’ll succeed.

    Love your site!

  115. 2010 was not a good year for me professionally. Here’s hoping 2011 will prove the eternal optimist in me right!!

  116. Hi ! I’ve subscribed by email !

    mmmh.. my plans for 2011, well, I hope i’ll find a job in beauty ! i have actually one in the web and i love giving beauty makeup advices, so i wanna do the same for a loong time (i know i have such a terrible english tonight I AM LAZY tonight lol)
    anyways, i wanna move and have my own appartment… if its possible πŸ™‚

  117. Hello!

    I am an old subscriber!

    My resolution is to exercice and to remove my makeup on a daily basis!

    In 2010 I moved to the UK!

    Thank you!

  118. Hello – I just subscribed to your blog via email & confirmed the subscription.

    My New Year’s resolution for 2011 is to commit to a study & exercise plan. Too often I stick to a schedule for a few weeks, and then completely ignore it for a few weeks…

    I’m also really excited for my husband’s trip to India in the coming months! I can’t wait to give him a long list of things to bring back for me!

  119. Hi,

    Wish you all a Very Happy New Year!

    We have just migrated to Canada, and the stress of all the changes and adjustments seem to have taken their toll on my skin, hair and weight. While on a desperate search to change all this for the better, I came across your blog and became a subscriber.

    My resolution for the new year is to take better care of myself. I’ve given a big list of Biotique products that I want my son to bring from India based on the reviews I read on this blog. Also would like to re-start the Surya Namaskara that I used to practice every day in India.

    All in all hope this year is the best of all – just like all the earlier ones that were the best ones ever!!!!

  120. happy new year! thanks for having this awesome giveaway! πŸ™‚

    i subscribe to your blog. please enter me.

    my new year’s resolution is to take care of myself better and not be lazy to do the things that need to get done.

    πŸ™‚

  121. Thanks Tantaja for being so generous.It’s a lovely giveaway πŸ™‚

    FOR ME 2010 WAS A VERY VERY SPECIAL YEAR…….
    I was blessed with a daughter, my second child in Jan 2010 & since then Life has been rocking. there is nothing better than seeing my kids bonding & sharing a lovely relationship. I almost always have wet eyes when I see them together.
    In stark contrast, I did well professionally. got a big promotion..so yeahhhhhh!!!!

  122. hi, honestly i have been dying to be a part of imbb giveaway, cos everytime i missed entering it by a whisker……..thanks for doing this, it just makes me happy to take part, since i have always been a passive commenter, and love reading the comments πŸ˜€

    my new year resolution is to lose weight……, take care of my loved ones, shower them with affection, and being more patient

  123. hi tatajana..dats soooper sweet of u!!

    well im already a subcriber… πŸ˜‰

    my 2o10 was not at all special.. it was miserable to no end… i faced a lot of health problems and so many many many more.. :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep:
    it certainly wasnt a best year for me… the only thing that kept me going was the love and support all throughout that i recieved from my family and boyfrnd..
    so me looking forward to 2011 with high hopes and a fresh new beginning…

    in this newer year i have two plans…
    ~ starting my own clothe line, but before that i want to take up internship somewhere..
    ~starting my own fashion blog

    and my new year resolutions would be
    -to lose weight
    -decrease my addiction to oily potato chips πŸ˜›
    -offer my daily prayers regularly
    -decrese my addiction to facebook
    -start writing posts on imbb

    so yeah; thats that… πŸ™‚

  124. y does my comment keep disappearing :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep:

  125. Hellooooooooooooo and a Happy neww year evrybody!!!!!!!!!!!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
    M alreadyu a subsriber…
    2010 was a great year for me coz my angel Ansh entered our life…. O:) …i moved to a new city and had no friends here..but coming across IMBB made sure i made lots of crazzyyy ppl :woot: like me!!!!! I lov u all :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: :rose: l!!!!!
    I never felt lonely coz i had sooooo much fun!!!!!
    My new year resolution is to
    1) Get up early and help my MIL with house work…
    2) Start exercising in order to lead a healthy lifestyle…
    3) Be more organised…
    4) Make a budget for my shopping evry month and stick to it :silly: :silly: :silly: :silly:
    5) Start wriyting posts on IMBB

  126. oh!!!!!! thats such a super sexy giveaway!!!!! πŸ˜‰
    Tatjana you always rock when it comes to giveaways! :waytogo:

    ok my unsystematic life has a lot of resolutions to make ..but i always break them….
    but still “try n try till you die”
    ok to start with
    1) i wanna score reallly good in my exams ( n this wud happen if i avoin t.v. and my pc n fb n my cell phone…well i jus broke this one i guess!!!!)
    2) i wanna give more time to my blog…lol i have just posted one review and there are so many awaiting
    3) i always wanted to write for IMBB…so this year i think i will start from march..after my exams..n i would like to start with a big thank you to Tatjana. :worship: :yes: :cake: :-* ..as i am one of the winner of her previous giveaway!!!!!!! n i didnt thank her at all!!!!! ( so sorry) :idk: :waiting:
    4)hmm i wanna loose wight …like atleast 4-5 kgs….that i have gained in the last 2 yrs…
    5) i will be 18 this year….n i wanna celebrate my bday in US ( lol….it sounds more like a demand or wish but its not….it is possible if i score well in my SATs)
    6) hmmm…instead of just drooling at the eye makeup..i wanna actually start practicing on my own..i am super lazyyyyyyyyyyy :silly: you see…also not confident enough if i can do it…but after reading various posts i dont think its that tough….
    7)i really really really wanna work and find myself a job where i can learn a lot and also i dont depend on my parents anymore..inshort become independent…
    8) i seriouslyyyyyyy wanna get over that guy… :whistle: :whistle:
    9) i wanna have a systemic schedule….or atleast proper wake up timing..i got up at 1 pm today….dad got very angry!!!! :shame: :shame:

    10) :X-P: hush all this is so difficult….haha n i always break resolutions..so one last resolutions would be to atleast not break one of the resolutions i have made… haha :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

    oh n already a suscriber…..!!!! πŸ˜‰

    n i think i will keep adding things to my list this month ..and as and wen i find out for next year.!!!
    but breaking them also is very fun!!! :yelo: :yelo:

  127. In 2010 my boyfriend proposed to me :snicker:
    So one of my New Years resolutions would be, that we find a nice place, so we could move in together πŸ™‚

  128. already a follower πŸ™‚
    my plans for 2011 is to stress less and be happy and enjoy what life gives you and also like almost everyone’s resolution to loose weight πŸ˜› and then go to bangkok to shop πŸ˜€

  129. Thanks for inviting me to this giveaway.
    Enter me!!

    My plans for 2011 is to study hard becuase i’m having my Leaving Certificate Examinations this year. Thats it basically!!

    Hope i win this giveaway.

    Thanks for organising this awesome giveaway!!

    Have a nice day and Happy New Year

    πŸ˜€

  130. Hi Tatjana! Wish you a very HAPPY NEW YEAR. What a fabulous give away!!!! The multi purpose pigment stacks are too good.
    1. Already subscribed.
    2. The best thing that happened to me in 2010 is IMBB. I am so thankful to IMBB for giving me the ‘kick’ to start back on my skin care & beauty regime.

    Coming to new year resolutions:
    * Never had weight issues so was always lazy working out. But now decided to work out regularly not only to be fit but also for that glow it leaves on the skin & as we are also plannning for a baby this year.
    * Improvise cooking skills in terms of taste & exploring other cuisines.
    * Cutting down on my frequent visits( min. of twice monthly) to Mc.Donalds / KFC & Pizza Hut. To be realistic i want it to start with once in a month (jan1st & Feb14th) & then once in two months(apr 29th),on my BD(jul 27th) & wed ann.(aug 24th) & if i strictly follow this on dec 31st 2011.

    I am glad i said it…., when we reveal things we tend to stick to them :))

  131. Fabulous giveaway Tatjana!
    1: Already subscribed to IMBB
    2: 2010 was a good year-I turned 21, discovered some new passions(one of them being makeup!) and worked on my health- lost weight and got in shape. In 2011, I wish to continue working on my health, body and skin and pursue my passions more actively!

  132. Hi! :waytogo: I’m a subscriber of your blog! πŸ™‚

    My New Year Resolution for the year 2011 is to totally stop smoking. I should take care of my health and my skin also, smoking makes my skin dry. I plan to have a healthier life this 2011.

  133. Hi IMBBians,
    Wish you all a very Happy New Year.
    Got an extended weekend to spend with hubby so not able to log in to IMBB since friday.

    Allready Subscribed on IMBB.

    My New Year Resolutions are –
    1) Spend more time with my hubby (despite being in 2 different cities)
    2) Reaching my Target Goal Weight by exercising n healthy eating (had lost 4-5 kgs this year), Restart my blog in sparkpeople, tracking my food, exercise.
    3) Go to visit sister in B’lor at least once & a trip to Delhi n Taj Mahal with Hubby (i’v been there thrice (with parents, friends n colleagues) bt nt with hubby till now)
    4) Give sm time to reading & listening music (my best friends when i’m alone).
    5) Use whatever cosmetics purchased before buying new ones. (i kno nt possible bt will surely try)

    2010 was special for me, for the below reasons
    1) My little sister n sister-in-law got married.
    2) Got promoted as Manager.
    3) Hubby got transferred aftr 2.5 yrs (earlier more than 6 hrs by train, now only 3 hrs)
    4) Found IMBB n u all
    5) Became a vegetarian

  134. I subscribe via my personal email address

    What would I do this year?

    1. Grow my blog, thereafterish., into a real business via Personal Styling Services, Ads, more giveaways and reviews.
    2. Audition for local community theater.
    3. Quit my job to go to training for the job of my dreams (Esthetics)
    4. Grow my writing portfolio so I can eventually, one day, unplug the need to go into a “job” every day.
    5. Do one Squeal/Blog/Brag worthy thing a month, be it go somewhere new, do something that frightens me, or just read a book I’ve never finished from cover to cover.
    6. Be healthier (with many, many different methods I’ve implemented in the past).
    7. Be able to bike 20 miles. Do a 20 mile bike ride for fun.

    These are just a few goals, not resolutions, I’d like to accomplish this year, because, by the time 2012 comes along, I’ll be very close to 30 years old, and I want to complete these goals by that time!

    Thanks for hosting this!

    XX.
    Mae Lu

  135. My plan for 2011 is enjoy with my friends and family (the next month I’m going to be aunt and I’m very excited) and I want to loose 10 kg (maybe a dream because I like too sweet meals).
    Thank you for the great giveaway and a happy new year!!! :yahoo:

  136. Hi!
    Thank you for the mail with the info of this great giveaway!
    2010 was not a good year for me but i have great expectations with this new year, one of my resolutions for 2011…mmm…to take my driving license! πŸ˜‰ i will be very happy with that one!.
    Thank you!!!
    Pd : I’m a subscriber! πŸ˜‰ happy New Year!!!

  137. This is fabulous!
    I’m a subscriber at
    Please enter me.

    What I’, looking forward to in 2011 is making better health choices and working on my fitness more πŸ™‚

  138. Happy late New Year.
    I am a subscriber already so enter me lol
    For the new year I want to be better about writing in my journal and being more active in some of the communities I’m in. I’m also going to try and downsize a bit more (which I don’t even know how I’m going to manage that because I already downsized a great deal last year) because me and my boyfriend are hoping to be able to move out of our current living situation in August and hopefully into a better one. I’m worried about that, but trying to be hopeful. Not only do I have to downsize my apartment things but then I remember I have a insanely huge storage unit (or really my mom does but it’s up to me to get rid of it and I do have some things stuck in the mix, but it’s a dramatic long story) to clean out and deal with. Right now I’m thinking about the like 15+ boxes of books I have in there and that when I sort them down (which I only really have certain ones in mind I want to keep) I can sell them which is enticing. But that probably won’t take place til this spring/summer when the weather is nicer.

    Side note this icon amuses me: :hunterwali: and :spank:

  139. Happy new years!! πŸ˜€ my main new years resolutions is to be more organized and less lazy haha something i have trouble maintaining throughout the year but will try extra hard this year πŸ™‚ Also, i want to spend more time with my family, spend LESS money and use what i already own as well as experiment more with eyeshadow application πŸ™‚ thanks for having this!!

  140. thats an awesome giveaway tatjana and rati πŸ™‚
    m a subscriber πŸ™‚

    my take on 2010: was pretty good…. had my daughter’s first bday…. and got to know so many new sites πŸ™‚ and have also revived my passion for writing…..

    and regarding 2011…. hope to get more organised and healthy(read…’loose weight πŸ˜› )…. write more…. take a cool vacation with family….. and to take a wise decision on the career front… let me see…. how many comes true :dance: :dance:

  141. Hey wow!! What a wonderful giveaway πŸ™‚
    I am a subscriber and a regular visitor to the blog!!
    My resolution for 2011 is to loose weight so that I can wear some of those sexy dresses πŸ˜€ I hope I do stick to it and not regain it.
    Hugs!!

  142. WOW – ladies… TYΒ΄all :-* :-*

    Plese make sure all of you suscribed to IMBB so that all entries are valid :yahoo:

  143. Hi, nice giveaway! My plans for 2011 – spending more time with my parents, concentrate on my studies and loose weight πŸ˜›

  144. Hi Tatjana…..
    Wat a fabulous give away……Thanks a lot for this…….. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
    M already subscribed……. :waytogo: :waytogo:
    And I do not make any resolutions which take a year to finish.. :yelo: :yelo:
    I do it in parts … Like, 3 months- 2 months .. or so…
    And for this yr my 1st resolution is, To wanna loose 5 kgs in 3 months……… :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:

  145. Hi!
    Super giveaway! I love and I am using only natural products, so the Alva products are very appealing to me!
    For 2011, I only have one burning desire: to get my dream job at the European Commission in Brussels!
    Thanks, I am following with the e-mail address I left for the comment too!

  146. I have one resolution this year and that is to spend on things that I need and stop buying impulsively. My boyfriend always encourages me to save and I could only achieve this by controling my spending habits. Hopefully, I would be able to do this.

    Thanks πŸ™‚

  147. i lost somebody really close to me last year and i realized that life really is short and i want to make the most of it. i have little girl so i want to be healthier physically and emotionally for her so i would be able to enjoy motherhood to the fullest. i’ve decided to take better care of myself by being more conscientious about exercising and dieting. i will start running this year and i’ve decided to lessen significantly my meat intake.

  148. Well, 2010 has been really wonderful. For 2011 my new year’s resolution is all about being more focused! I would like to accomplish more and to do so, I have been practicing for the past few days the art of being focused and not idle. I had a lot of lazy days last yr, hehe, and I think I can achieve more if I work on that aspect of my life and improve for the better

  149. Ok So 2010 was exciting for me in the sense that I finally graduated :)))))…It was such an amazing feeling and also I suddenly felt like a grow up ready to show the world what I’m made of:P..Well the world has to wait since I got admission in Mphil Program:P..Had no idea I had to start studying right after I thought I had finished:P
    Ok coming to 2011, I m really hoping to gain a few pounds. :S….I tend to keep shedding off weight due to my bad eating habits. I really hope to start working on that.
    Secondly I’m a real spendthrift. I hope to get rid of this bad habit of mine and start saving some cash:P
    Lastly I hope and pray to be a good human being as well as a good Muslim Inshaa Allah.

    Happy New Year to everyone:)

  150. 2010 wasn’t a very good year, so I hope that 2011 will be better. I wish that my country won’t suffer more from the economic crisis.
    My plans for this year…hm…well, i hope that i will study more, i will become a better person, i will get a better social life and i will learn more about fashion and beauty!
    Oh and i would like to learn more foreign languages!

  151. ohhhh….. the products look really nice…. :rose:

    well …. i do make resolutions often but follow them seldom…. hehehe πŸ™‚
    this time its about losing some weight!!
    i know many ladies can recognize with me….. :yelo: :yelo: but u c i cant hepl it i soooooooooo luv eating..

    2010 was overall a nyc year for me…found best buddies in sum old frnz….. fell in love with makeup …. found imbb…….. though i caught jaundice twice… but still a nyc pleasant year… 2010 was.!!!!

  152. About my new year’s resolutions. Me coming across this giveaway is uncanny beause just yesterday I made a resolution to take care of myself more, & use more makeup in my daily life πŸ˜€

  153. Hi !!!!

    Great giveaway!!!
    2010 for me was a year to forget so many bad things happened so if I win this It would make 2011 a nice year LOL

  154. hi! omg these are amazing! definitely enter me!(: Those pigments are gorgeous!

    1. I subscribed!

    2. Well, 2011 is going to be amazing for me! I can feel it! So many exciting things are happening for me! I’m graduating high school and hopefully going away to college. Wish me luck! My new years resolution are always the same: lose weight and just enjoy life! I also want to finish as much on my life list! (:

    that’s it! thank you!

    :waytogo:

    -Bree

  155. Great giveaway! I am subscribed, awaiting confirmation.

    My plans this year are to start a new job!

  156. My plan for 2011 is to help my company get higher achievement and also to travel oversea with my darling :toothygrin:

    Happy new year!

  157. Already subscribe and would do it again if I could, LOVE THIS BLOG!

    2010 went by so fast, my son turned 1! That made me realize that every moment spent with the ones you love are so important. I hope to be home more in 2011 (I work a lot) and to be a great role model for my son. Show him how time is spent with family is so valuable! Thanks and keep posting!!

    Niki Chennell

  158. This 2011 I’ll work harder and dream bigger. There’s always farther to go and more to do and mountains to climb that’s what I look forward to. I promise my son that we will spend his 7th birthday in Hong kong Disneyland and I’ll never break that promise. He is my greatest joy in life and he’ll always be first in my heart. =)

    email subscriber: michelle_ej08[at]yahoo[dot]com

  159. This is a very generous giveaway Tatjana!

    1) I already subscribe to IMBB.
    2) As for 2011 resolutions, I want to take better care of my health as I fell ill quite a lot in 2010. This includes eating well (I’m quite under weight), taking meds when I need to (I’m quite lazy & inconsistent about this) and doing yoga (I love yoga, but I hate doing it by myself). It might not seem like much, but I felt physically very weak in 2010 & I really want to change that this year.

  160. Happy New Year everyone!
    My email is already subscribed
    My year 2010 was quite eventful, some good some nasty but it all ended well. 2010 is the year when I joined IMBB and have fallen in love with makeup since then.

    Thanks to you all for providing such wonderful reviews!

  161. Hello!
    You have a great blog!!!

    My resolutions for 2011:

    Seeing as 2010 was a pretty rough year for me, wth a lot of tears and little fun my first resolution for 2011 is to be HAPPY!!!

    Also i want to excercise more and eat healthier, because i have a real sweet tooth!

    XXX

  162. hi! happy new year!
    thank you for this lovely giveaway!
    all i want from 2011 is health. if we are healthy, you solve everything we want. we have to trust that everything will be ok πŸ™‚
    i’ve also subscribed
    have a nice day!

  163. Thanks for this awesome giveaway!
    My plans for this new year are to quit smoking, starting the gym (yet again :evilgrin: ) getting healthier in general, and just focusing on me and taking care of myself which is something I haven’t done in a while :laugh:

    I’m a suscriber!

  164. email subscriber.
    I plan to visit my family which I haven’t seen for five years and they will be meeting my hubby and daughter for the first time

  165. I have subscribed(mihaela.mih***), tks for noticed me about your giveaway.

    – Like Rids, I plan to put on 8-9 kg(underweight) in this year and to keep it.
    – Also take good care of my health; Dehydrated..
    – Buy a bike room and doing constant exercises.
    – To practice more tango and other dances πŸ™‚
    – have peace and enjoy my life !

    Happy New Year!!

  166. Hello, I subscribed few minutes ago :D.
    Hmmmm…. I definitely need to start study more.. and STOP eating sweets xD.
    Kisses :)) :heart:
    :victory:

  167. Oh LOVE the products! Thank you so much!! =)

    I’ve already subscribed!

    Yeah, every year I have the same resoltions: good health for my family and friends, lose some weight, be more serious in my studies and find a job that makes me happy! I think I’m a bit selfish in my wishes but I am happy as I am right now, this is just something I wish just to make me live more years =)

    Happy New Year!

  168. Sweet giveaway! I subscribe via email too. ^^

    My plans for this year is mainly to finish school, and to start my own blog. Been putting both off far too long.

  169. Already subscribed πŸ™‚ Definitely lose some pounds , workout regularly and become healthy are my top priorities this year πŸ™‚

  170. Hi,

    Happy new year!!!
    Hrm..talking about my plans for 2011, it would be learn more about skincare and makeup things. Early of 2010 (Maybe march or april), i just started to know more about skincare, it was because i had a serious breakout that time. I’m trying hard to know why is that happened and i came accross forum, reading how people solve this and also people talking about skincare, fashion. I’m amaze, i don’t really read anything online. But after that i’m so into forum, active in comment and reading.

    In Nov, i started my own blog!!! But still so new and still learning. Haha… i dont have much time to write and i don’t have a camera so it’s kinda hard for me to took the pic for blog. So i’m kinda slow in posting. Hope 2011 will be a better year.

    Happy new year and all the best.

  171. Awesome Giveaways..
    Thanks for inviting me ^^

    Enter me please.

    My 2011 Resolution is to continue my study=>Master Degree!!
    Loads of great things happened in 2010 and I’m not sure which one to choose.LOL
    Erhm…I met my favourite artists! That will be.

  172. Happy new year to everyone

    Already an email subscriber ..

    2010 was a great year…but i spent lot of my hard earned mmoney on stupid impoulsive purchases…bt in 2011 i will make sure i read your reviews beforehand!! really thakyou for this…

    As for new year’s resolution I really want to get to married to my boyfreind this year…as i am a hindu and he is christan the whole world finds it strange…. Please wish us luck πŸ™‚

  173. Thanks Tatjana for the giveaway!

    Already subscribed to IMBB.

    Plans for the new year:

    1.Get organized !
    Organize everything from the kitchen to my book collection to
    my makeup collection.

    2.Eat Healthy!
    More organic and more natural food.

    3.Get my bum moving!
    Exercise and stop staring like a zombie in front of my laptop.

  174. I just subscribed to you (same email as in this post)
    2010 was an eye opening year for me that I am not that healthy teen girl I was 20 years ago. On my *to do list* for 2011 is to a) live more healthy, b) live to the fullest and c) be that happy teen girls I was 20 years ago

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis

  175. Great giveaway! 2010 year was fine, not perfect, but fine. My new year resolution is stop being shy. I am really shy, I’ve ever known a person who would be as shy as me;).

  176. Hello ladies!

    Happy new year and decade!!!

    I’ve been reading IMBB for a year and finally ggoing to comment.

    1. Just subscribed to the blog πŸ™‚
    2. 2010 was very special for me, I got married to the love of my life, wentt to Maldives(last paradise on earth) for honeymoon and life was great except for 2 things.
    a.) my husband and I are still stuck with jobs in different cities, that too so far apart
    that we need to take ann hour flight to see each other πŸ™
    b.) i cud not defeat fibromyalgia yet, partly succeeded till i got married but after that got busy with work n stuff.

    So 2011 goals are
    1. To make sure we move to same place or atleast drivable distance of each other
    2. To kick fibromyalgia’s ass , a syndrome caused by unknown reason n giving me pain everyday cant keep me down. I’ll win and fibromyalgia wud lose n once again i’ll live life bindaas without any pain πŸ™‚ beware fibromyalgia here i come

    After writing sooo much i wud love to enter for the giveaway as all th stuff seems soooo awesome! However, I dunno if I qualify as I stay in Amreeka…..

    Last but not the least u gals r great I m learning a lot from u all n ur posts, keep up the good work πŸ™‚

    Mermaid

  177. wish you a happy new year! my resolutions for this year? well, i have a pretty lot.. but i don’t think that i can realize them all ^-^ anyway, i have some realistic ones: first resolution is writing my own blog in english (and i already wrote my first english post :victory2: ). next one is learning japanese.. this will be a bit difficult, but i hope i’ll handle this :3 i want to be more hardworking, too.

    i really love your smilies, they are so cute! :pig2: :cat2: :jiggy2: heheheehe
    and i’d like to participate at your giveaway, too. thank you!

    ShuShu β™₯

  178. I subscribe to your e-mail! This is a wonderful giveaway! Thanks!
    My plans for the new year are to help my son be accepted into a college for next year. He realized at the beginning of this school year he needed to get his grades up. It is a bit too late I’m afraid. So, he and I will continue to apply and hope for the best. Then comes preparing him for the new phase in his life. Oh, boy!

  179. Happy New Year! I’m an email subscriber. I’ll be having baby #2 in Feb so my plans for 2011 is to take care of the new baby & my toddler. Hopefully they will get along! Also, to lose all the baby weight..I need to lose 30-40 lbs!

  180. :jiggy1: I’m now an email subscriber!! So glad I found you! :jiggy1:

    My resolution for 2011 is to basically eat better and be more healthy! Of course, improving the condition of my skin is included in there, because I’m 47 and I need to start doing that better. :violinbash: :woot:

    Thanks

  181. Happy New Year and my best wishes to all πŸ™‚

    I am not a good resolutions person, but for once I hope to stick to the two that hurt most.
    I am a subscriber to your blog.

  182. Hi ! i read your email right now πŸ™‚ i want enter in the giveaway !
    I’m subscribed πŸ™‚
    My plans for 2011?
    End the high school, travel… jajaja a lot of things πŸ™‚
    ^^ thanks for this giveaway, xx :toothygrin:

  183. already confirmed my subscription =)

    my 2011 plan is to keep on working online, stay fit and healtier and travel abroad.

  184. Hi Tatjana,
    Thanx for hosting this giveaway…. Happy new year to all at IMBB. Am already a subscriber.

    Well, 2010 saw me overcoming some of my worst fears – piercing. I had tried getting my nose pierced three times but came back from the shop after seeing people shouting in pain and even fainting. But finally, in Oct 2010 I went to a qualified cosmetologist with my friend who did it all without any pain at all. And the compliments i got for it, specially from people very close to me, were awesome. Now, thanks to some added makeup knowledge from IMBB, i simple match my nose ornament with my makeup and dress for those special occasions and get all compliments. In 2011, I want to overcome many other fears too.

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