Monday, December 10th, 2012

Win It! $250 from Ebates!

We have an awesome prize for one lucky winner — a $250 in cash, courtesy of Ebates — to celebrate Cyber Monday 2, where over 500 stores are offering double cash back.

If you’re not familiar with Ebates, it’s a program that allows you to earn cash back on your online purchases whenever you shop through Ebates. For example, if you sign-up, click-through their Bobbi Brown link, then you would get 15% cash back on any purchase you make. Every three months, Ebates pays you (via check or PayPal) any cash back you’ve earned. To sign-up, head on over to Ebates.

Right now, Ebates is offering DOUBLE cash back on the following beauty retailers:

  • Shu Uemura – Now 10.0% Cash Back
  • Nordstrom – Now 5% Cash Back
  • The Body Shop – Now 10.0% Cash Back
  • – Now 12.0% Cash Back
  • Lancome – Now 10.0% Cash Back
  • J.Crew – Now 6.0% Cash Back
  • Saks 5th Ave – Now 6.0% Cash Back
  • Bobbi Brown Cosmetics – Now 15.0% Cash Back
  • Kate Spade – Now 7.0% Cash Back

a Rafflecopter giveaway

To enter & read official rules… 

The approximate value of the grand prize is $250.00. This prize is non-transferable. There are no cash or other substitutes of prizes by winner. Temptalia reserves the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value in the event the above prize is unavailable for any reason. Individual, parent, or legal guardian of the winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes with respect to the grand prize. Prize will be mailed to the winner’s physical mailing address. Please allow six (6) to eight (8) weeks for delivery.

By entering or accepting the prize in this contest, winner agrees  to be bound by these Official Rules, Terms, and Conditions and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

No purchase necessary to enter or win. This contest runs from December 10th, 2012 through December 15th, 2012 at 12:00AM EST.


This contest is open to U.S. readers who have a valid Ebates account unless prohibited by their local state/country. Prizes won by minors will be awarded to their parent or legal guardian on their behalf. For reference, the age of majority is 18 years old in the United States, with the exception of Alabama (19), Delaware (19), Mississippi (21), and Nebraska (19). The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Eligible participants are allowed to enter up to one (1) time, as per the section below.

How to Win

One (1) winner will be selected through a random drawing from all eligible entries after contest closes to win. In the event that the original winner does not meet eligibility requirements or he/she forfeits the prize, the prize may be awarded to the next randomly drawn eligible participant. All entries must be received on or before December 15th, 2012 at 12:00AM EST. The winners will be notified via e-mail or message (as applicable). Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize after initial notification. If winner fails to claim within 48 hours, an alternative winner may be selected.

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407 thoughts on “Win It! $250 from Ebates!

  1. Hana

    I’d probably use the $250 for gifts. Thank you for the opportunity :)

  2. aclearcutsign

    I’d spend it on beauty and skincare products! New me for 2013!

  3. abha

    will definitely love to buy some great makeup stuff!!!

  4. Elizabeth Soh

    I’m not sure because I haven’t purchased anything from ebates.



  6. I would use the $250 on more makeup at Nordstrom and Sephora, and use EBATES for cashback, of course. LOL

  7. Justine


  8. vanessa m

    i would use the money to buy more make up and goodies.

  9. Jessica

    I’d use it at Nordstroms & get a pair of shoes!

  10. Indira

    I’d probably splurge on Burberry makeup.

  11. I’m sure it would go to Sephora. Or Nordstrom.

  12. I honestly would use the $250 to purchase Be-Lated Christmas Gifts and Some Skincare that I’ve needed for a while!

  13. Traci

    I’d use it to buy Christmas presents for people!

  14. Mar

    I would pick up the new Burberry lipsticks, likely a new perfume, and the rest on some of the many fabulous nail polishes you’e reviewed lately. I think the majority of my cosmetic wishlist is now nail polish!

  15. Carol

    I’d spend the money on a new pair of boots.

  16. amanda

    I think I would spend mine on a little bit of everything, at sephora maybe jcrew! The possibilities are endless!

  17. Darcy

    I woulduse it to buy Christmas gifts.

  18. Jackie

    Probably makeup! =)

  19. Cindy Tran

    A new scarf!

  20. Sara

    I would love to order some Bobbi Brown.

  21. hh

    maybe some new Tarte blushes and warm socks!

  22. I want some more Burberry Lip Velvets!

  23. Jen

    I’d definitely buy clothes and shoes. :]

  24. Ankatrinka

    I would buy Tarte and kat von d. on amazon. It´s the only shop I know that ships international. You can´t buy these brands here, so I would make a huge order! 😀

  25. Katie McAllaster

    I would buy clothes and makeup! Maybe from Nordstrom and Sephora. Thanks!

  26. Toemaytow

    I’d buy gifts and save up for later use to visit my boyfriend.

  27. Madison

    I would spend the money on an extra special present for my mother. She really deserves to be spoiled! =]

  28. Elizabeth


  29. Annie

    If I wont the $250 I would use it to buy my mom a kindle fire so she can watch her shows at work on her down town.

  30. Sara

    Definitely would try out some new foundations (I’m looking at you, Illamasqua Skin Base!) and Christmas presents of course!

  31. Kristin

    Dior Shimmer Star in Rose Diamond! Then I’d probably add to my Nars and Tarte blush collection :)

  32. Lisa Brown

    I would buy some hair products

  33. Monica Brown

    I would probably stock up on some MUFE from Sephora!

  34. melisa

    Put it toward my credit card.

  35. Susan West

    Makeup,lol,I have never had any Makeup Forver products and I would buy some of those

  36. jane

    im going to use $250 on a handbag that i had my eye on for a yr!!!

  37. Sarah

    That would help get me out of Christmas debt!

  38. Wren

    Photo equipment and film!

  39. Tracy W.

    I would use the money on makeup from Sephora or towards an Ipad

  40. Marissa

    makeup and clothing!!

  41. bo

    Shu Umera makeup

  42. Louise

    I would buy some Bath & Body Works candles for the winter season. I would also buy my husband a telescope from Amazon! :-)

  43. Nikki

    Definitely makeup and clothes!

  44. Mandy

    I would love to get a new Kate Spade bag. It’s been one of my dream brands of buying a purse from. I try and save a little bit of money from every paycheck to go towards a “nice” purse. The $250 would definitely help!

  45. I would use the $250 to treat my mum with some great makeup! I know she wouldn’t expect it but I’d love to take her to Sephora and spoil her :)

  46. Kathryn

    Sephora, for sure! Maybe the mascara or eyeliner collection.

  47. Gia

    Id use it to buy my mom something special for the holidays!

  48. Audrey H.

    I think Id use the $250 splurging on my DH & kids for Christmas! Thanks for the chance & happy holidays!

  49. Sarah

    Makeup all the way!

  50. Kelly

    I’d love to use it on makeup for myself, especially some Guerlain lipsticks I’ve been wanting to try! But would probably use it on presents for my many sisters. Maybe they would like Guerlain??

  51. sylvia

    skincare for the new year … and makeup, of course!

  52. Presents!!! I would love to be able to give my mom and brother something nice for christmas! they have done so much for me, I want to be able to give back to them :)

  53. Rene

    Probably spend it on makeup, a Tom Ford brush set would be nice. Or some Chanel sunglasses I have been drooling over at Nordstroms.

  54. Jenna

    I’d use it to buy some more presents for myself and for my family!

  55. vie

    probably to sephoraa

  56. elsa

    Treat myself to a birthday present

  57. I really need a new camera!

  58. Anna

    I’d buy some makeup and Christmas gifts for my family and friends!

  59. Pretty sure I’d load up on all kinds of goodies on the Sephora website!

  60. cui

    I would buy a handbag

  61. Danielle

    That’s tough…likely be a Sephora spree, but Neiman Marcus would be a close second!

  62. I would definitely put a big dent in my Sephora wishlist!

  63. I would use the money towards something for the house. It’s so flipping boring to say that, but we just painted and redid the living room after knocking a wall out, and I’d love to hit up the holiday sales and get some gorgeous accent pieces for the walls and for around the room.

  64. jazmin

    i would spend it in sephora

  65. monica

    i’d put it toward my car payment

  66. Robin J

    Christmas presents, and maybe some new ‘sparklies’ for me. :-)

  67. Lori T.

    Probably new shoes and new running clothes!

  68. Rachel

    Naked 2 and Naked Basics Palette!!!!

  69. Jia mei

    i’d use it for xmas presents!

  70. jennifer

    to pay for our Christmas party.

  71. Helene

    New make-up! 😀

  72. bxboricua

    christmas presents!

  73. Sara

    I’d put it towards the new TV I want to buy for my living room! Or you know… makeup 😀

  74. brittany

    fragrances and presents for friends!

  75. Vivian

    I haven’t quite decided… I will save up for a big occasion and then splurge on something expensive… perhaps a pricey highlighter that you’ve talked about on Temptalia :)

  76. Valerie C.

    makeup of course :) MAC and Bobbi Brown

  77. Gladys

    Make up for sure!

  78. Joanna

    I’d put it towards a new computer for university!

  79. Patricia Cortez

    I would buy kat Von d lock it foundation, some lace dresses, shoes

  80. kasey

    I’d use it to pay for lunches at work :)

  81. Kelsey

    That new Chantecaille highlighter and something very special for my mom and grandmother!

  82. Aimee

    Makeup, of course! And some more good eye brushes.

  83. Liz R

    I am thinking about taking a jewelry making class!

  84. Shannon Prince


  85. Melanie Morin

    I would use it for my husband’s Christmas present

  86. Franseca

    I would use it on footwear, a small kitchen appliance or makeup.

  87. Caroline

    the Urban Decay Naked 2 palette! I have been wanting to buy it for months but have never actually done it!!!

  88. Kath

    I’ve been dying to try out some Shu Uemura products! I’ve heard wonderful things but they’re out of my price range.

  89. Cherry

    I would spend it at Victoria’s Secret… =)

  90. Annette

    Coffee! I keep running out of it and $250 sure would go a long way to keep that from happening again. :)

  91. Yukie

    it’d go to more holiday shopping!

  92. Joanna

    Towards getting me a new camera :) Happy Holidays!!!

  93. Kawai

    I would use it for Xmas presents! What else? =p

  94. Linda

    Although I don’t comment much, but I’ve been a silent reader for about a few months now and I always go to your site to look at reviews and look for new products to try out.

    As for what I’d spend with the $250 on ebates??? I’d probably splurge it all on Sephora! Mostly skincare products and some UD products!