Win It! A Few of My Favorite Things (Holiday 2015 Edition) ($250 Value!)

The holidays are here, and we’ve teamed up with Ebates again to give away some of my very favorite products! I’ve created two sets filled with limited edition and permanent products I love and enjoy.

‘Tis the the season to shop, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, cash back can really help out! Check out current double cash back offers happening on Ebates right now (through 11/30):

  • ULTA Beauty – was 3.0%, now get 9.0% Cash Back
  • Kohl’s – was 3.0%, now get 10.0% Cash Back
  • Macy’s – was 3.0%, now get 10.0% Cash Back
  • Old Navy – was 2.0%, now get 10.0% Cash Back
  • Barneys New York – was 2.5%, now get 10.0% Cash Back
  • Kiehl’s – was 4.0%, now get 8.0% Cash Back
  • kate spade new york – was 3.5%, now get 7.0% Cash Back
  • – was 4.0%, now get 8.0% Cash Back
  • Lancome – was 4.0%, now get 10.0% Cash Back
  • Shu Uemura – was 5.0%, now get 10.0% Cash Back
  • JCPenney – was 3.0%, now get 10.0% Cash Back
  • Saks Fifth Avenue – was 4.0%, now get 14.0% Cash Back
  • Forever 21 – was 2.0%, now get 4.0% Cash Back

If you haven’t joined Ebates, now’s a great time to join — it’s free to join and free to use. The way Ebates works is you sign-up, and when you shop with Ebates, you can get a percentage of your order total in the form of cash back. They’ll send you a check or pay you via PayPal each quarter! For instance, if you shop at Lancome and spend $50 today, you’ll get $4 in cash back!

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The grand prize winner will receive the Eyes, Lips, Cheeks Set ($250 value):

  1. LORAC Unzipped Collection ($80 value)
  2. Becca Afterglow Palette ($39.50 value)
  3. Laura Geller Guava Baked Gelato Swirl Blush ($26 value)
  4. Estee Lauder Sculpting Lipstick Collection ($37.50 value)
  5. MAC 239 Eyeshadow Brush ($25 value)
  6. bareMinerals 5AM Round the Clock Eyeliner ($16 value)
  7. Kat Von D Thunderstruck Metal Crush Eyeshadow ($21 value)
  8. NYX Rags to Riches High Voltage Lipstick ($5.99 value)

The runner-up winner will receive the All About the Eyes Set ($210 value):

  1. Make Up For Ever 15 Artist Shadow Palette ($59 value)
  2. Marc Jacobs Beauty The Dreamer Palette ($59 value)
  3. Laura Geller Plumberry Baked Gelato Swirl Blush ($26 value)
  4. MAC 242 Shader Brush ($25 value)
  5. bareMinerals 5AM Round the Clock Eyeliner ($16 value)
  6. Kat Von D Iggy Metal Crush Eyeshadow ($21 value)
  7. NYX Milk Jumbo Eye Pencil ($4.49 value)
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I think it’s the MUFE set that I’m looking most forward too. They’re definitely one of my favorite formulations ever.

I’m most excited for the Make Up Forever 15 Artist Shadow Pallete!! I’ve already purchased the UD Spectrum Palette so my wallet couldn’t afford getting the MUFE pallete but I really really love it so much, it’s so buttery and the colours are to die for! 🙂

Oh my goodness, such a terrific selection… I guess I would have to say the Lorac Unzipped Collection, which covers everything and I love every Lorac product I own.

I am really excited about the Mufe palette! I bought the Viseart dark mattes during the Sephora VIB sale and definitely wanted to try out the Mufe eyeshadow but I limited myself to one palette during the sale.

Out of the giveaway products, I am most excited about the Laura Geller Plumberry gelato swirl blush! The color is so gorgeous and I’ve been eyeing it for a long time. 🙂

I’m definitely most excited for the Becca Afterglow palette! I’m just beginning to experiment with stronger highlighting and the palette just looks so beautiful!

The LORAC Unzipped Collection & the Make Up For Ever 15 Artist Shadow Palette are the 2 things I’m most excited about. I have never tried any LORAC or Make Up For Ever eyeshadow before! Thanks for hosting such an awesome contest!

Wow, some great picks here, I can use 100% of the items! Most excited for MUFE shadow kit. And these Ebate cash back programs have been awesome, love getting those checks!

I’m more excited for the Eye, Lips, Cheeks Set. It seems well-rounded and it’d be nice to test out the Estee Lauder Lipstick.

Nice giveaways! I can’t believe your getting rid of the Afterglow palette! I think that has to be one of my favorite Holiday offerings. I hope I win, then I’ll return the backup I bought! 😀

I’m more excited for the Eye, Lips, Cheeks Set. It seems well-rounded and it’d be nice to test out the Estee Lauder Lipstick

The bareMinerals 5AM eyeliner is SO drool-worthy! I love that formula in general for just your basic everyday black and brown eyeliner, but they make such beautiful accent shades too.

How fun – great choices for the giveaway sets! I am most excited for the Becca Afterglow palette because I am on a total highlighter tear lately – can’t get enough!

WOW! I wasn’t expecting this, but this is so cool of you to do this! Crazy about all the Becca and Laura Geller cheek products! And MAC brushes! If I win as runner-up my beautiful, sweet daughter will be getting the MUFE 15 Artist Shadows Palette! Or GP winner: some of the Lorac Unzipped goodies!

What an awesome giveaway!, I think i am most excited by… Well all of them! I don’t own any of the makeup listed but they’re on my must get list.

Great sets! Since the recent launch of Kat von D makeup in Europe I have been eyeing her eyeshadows. so far we only got the palletes, but I am craving for some of the single ones. Thunderstruck is one of these. The others I am really excited about are the other warm shades you reviewed in your post: the golden one, the brown one and the redish one. I am really into warm shades on my eyes now, I think it really flatters me. BUT a highlight shade like Thunderstruck is a must!

Admittedly, these posts are what remind me that, oh yeah, I DO have an ebates account. Should remember to use it!

Me, I’m the most excited about LORAC Unzipped, primarily because it’s difficult to get in Canada now.

I am most excited for the Marc Jacobs Dreamer Palette. I’ve been eyeing his cosmetics line for awhile now but I haven’t bought anything yet. I love his handbags and clothes so I hope his cosmetics are just as good 🙂

I’m most excited for the Lorac Unzipped collection, Laura Geller blush, MUFE and MJ palette, but everything looks fab. I don’t have any of the products, so I’m curious about it all. Thank you for the great giveaway Christine, and of course, for all your hard work. I always look forward to reading your posts each evening!

Wow, ok, this is an amazing giveaway! So many awesome products (and I don’t have ANY of them!) I’ve been looking at a few of the items. I’ve never tried a Kat Von D makeup item before. I just purchased the Laura Geller Guava Gelato Swirl Blush as one of my Mom’s holiday gifts…it was super hard to wrap it and not keep for myself! Thanks for the opportunity to win these fantastic items!

This is such a cutely themed giveaway!

Just wanted to give everyone a head’s up: Real Techniques brushes are on sale at Kohl’s for Buy 1, Get 1 for $1. You can use Kohl’s Cash and %off coupons on these since they’re not prestige products. Offer expires November 17th!

And my favorite product from the grand prize is LORAC Unzipped Collection. My favorite from the runner up is the MUFE 15 Artist palette! I love eyeshadow palettes ^__^

These prizes are so awesome! I’d love to win The Dreamer palette from Marc Jacobs, even though it’s “only” the runner up prize. ;p Thanks for the opportunity to win stuff.

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The Becca After Glow palette looks pretty awesome as I was really thinking about buying that! As a matter of fact everything in the contest looks pretty amazing for a a give a way :- )

Hi Christine, and thank you for the giveaway! The product I’m most excited for is the MUFE Artist Shadow palette. I’ve heard so many great things about the texture, consistency and pigmentation of that formula, and this kit looks like a great way to try it 🙂

What product am I most excited for? That’s a toughie. I’ve been wanting to try out the Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy lipstick formula, so probably those. At the same time I’ve been drooling over the Marc Jacobs eyeshadow palettes, and the MUFE holiday palette is really good this year. So a 3 way tie between those?

I’m excited about the LORAC Unzipped collection. I haven’t purchased any of them yet. The MUFE shadow palette looks pretty awesome too, if I’m runner up.

I can’t decide if I’m more excited for the opportunity to win the LORAC Unzipped Collection or the Becca Afterglow Palette! They’re both fantastic, and I’ve had them on my personal wishlist for a month now! As far as the runner-up options go, I would say that the Laura Geller Plumberry Baked Gelato Swirl Blush is the most exciting to see up there; All the reviews I’ve seen rave about it! Then again, I love anything with a sparkle, so that Make Up For Ever 15 Artist Shadow Palette would be a nice addition to my growing collection! Here’s to it then, good luck to us all that have entered!

Oh Wow, Thank You for this Fantastic & Very Generous Opportunity! I Would Just be Happy to Win One Item but to Win All of These Lovely Goodies, I Would Just Be Ecstatic! I Really Have Been Wanting to Try Make Up Forever Since I Have Never Tried it and My Two Favorite Things as Far as Cosmetics are Concerned Have Always Been Nail Polish & Eye Shadow, Especially Eye Shadow! I Like to Play Around with Color and I Don’t Wear a Lot of Neutrals When There are So Many Beautiful Colors Instead! I Would Love to Try the Artist Shadow Palette the Most but Like I Said I Would Just be Grateful to Try Anything Really, I’m Not Picky! I am an Esthetician/Make Up Artist, but I Can’t Work Right Now b/c of a Neck Injury from a Wreck! So You Could Probably Guess How Much I Love Make Up! I am Very Excited for this Opportunity and Thanks Again! Have a Good Evening! – Jana

Your holiday give-away is amazing. There are so many items in it that are just amazing. I would love to try all of them but especially the Lorac Unzipped Pallet. Thank you.

What a FANTASTIC giveaway! Thank you, Christine. This has to be one of the most generous beauty giveaways that I’ve EVER seen. Happy Holidays to you and your family and to all of the Temptalia readers. I don’t buy a thing without checking your opinion first. This website is irreplaceable. ❤️

Whoops, in my excitement I forgot to pick a favorite product. Not an easy choice, but I would love to win the Marc Jacobs Beauty The Dreamer Palette!

Obsessed with your blog! I’ve used ebates before and they’re such an amazing company. They’re quick to respond to any inquiries you may have. I highly recommend ebates 🙂

I honestly would be thrilled to win anything!! And I try to go through Ebates for whatever I can. I wish MAC would sign up! I prefer to order directly from them (the nearest MAC store to me is about 1.5 hours away so I do all my shopping online.)

Thank you so much for the giveaway! I’m most excited for everything, you have such great taste and can’t wait to try any of these beautiful products!

Definitely most excited for the Lorac Unzipped Collection since I haven’t tried anything from the Unzipped range! Thanks for doing these awesome giveaways, Christine!

This is a great giveaway! I’m most excited for the Afterglow palette — becca is in my top 5 favorite brands and I’ve been lusting after it for a while.

Thanks to both Christine and Ebates 🙂

Wow, this is so cool! I’ve been eyeing the MUFE eyeshadow palette for a while so I’m definitely most excited about that. Thanks so much for having this opportunity to win some great makeup!

Great opportunity??? I love makeup and I am an “addict”? I just broke my bank account at the VIB Sephora sale and all I got basiclly are eyeshadow palettes but at the last minute I took the(makeup for ever 15 artist) out of my card before paying,so I am still having my eyes on it? I hope I win this so I can have it and ALL the other goodies ??????

What an awesome giveaway!! Would absolutely LOVE to have the MUFE palette and the Kat Von D metal crush shadow…I’ve heard some pretty amazing things about both! Thanks Christine for this great opportunity! :o)

I’m most excited about the Marc Jacobs Dreamer palette because, even though I’ve heard rave reviews, I’ve never tried any of his eyeshadows. Also, that Laura Geller blush is very intriguing!

I’m most excited about the Marc Jacobs palette. I’m dying to try his eyeshadows. I love the line but I can never justify the expense.

OMG I can tell how insane my shopping has been because of how big my rebates from ebates are hahahaha. I love them so much though and love how easy it is to use. 😀

I am SO EXCITED for the MUFE artist palette! That is on my Christmas list and I know Christine loves the palette and formula so I feel confident in it!

What an amazing giveaway! Thank you Temptalia. You are definitely my favorite beauty blogger, I love how you keep everything real. You always give your true opinion.

Great giveaway!! Am most excited about MUFE artist shadow and lorac unzipped palettes..and Marc Jacobs palette, and the Becca highlighter palette and…..dam allll the goodies are great choices..?

I joined Ebates in 2014 and I have earned $265.34 in Big Fat Payments! (I am an avid online shopper, Nordstrom and Sephora being my two faves – free shipping and returns). I love your blog, it’s why I have spent so much at Sephora lol. It is a VERY generous giveaway Christine, so sweet of you to offer it to us.

I’m most excited about the MUFE 15 Artist Shadow Palette, Becca Afterglow Palette, and LORAC Unzipped Collection!

Thank you so much for this amazing giveaway!

I’m most excited about the MUFE 15 Artist Shadow palette! I’m thinking of picking up an all matte palette and am having trouble deciding which one, but leaning towards the KVD Shade+Light Eye. The MUFE palette would complement the KVD palette perfectly!

There is definitely a lot to be excited about! I would love to try and am most excited about the Estee Lauder lipstick and the Laura Gellar Swirl Blushes (the colors are gorgeous!).

The make up for ever palette looks awesome! I’ve always wanted to try some of their eyeshadows, but have never allowed myself to spend that much money on a single eyeshadow or palette before!

You are so sweet for doing a giveaway. Thank you. I cannot imagine not using ebates for all of my shopping. It has saved me so much money and it is so easy to use.

I’d be really excited to get the Becca Afterglow palette, because I was going to pick it up but it sold out (as did the Jaclyn Hill palette) thanks for the giveaway Christine, great picks!!!

I’m most excited about Becca’s Afterglow Palette, with Laura Geller’s Baked Gelato Swirl Blush as a close second!

I am most excited for the Make Up For Ever 15 Artist Shadow Palette , it is the perfect eye shadow pallet for every day use. I will be so happy if I win (:


I *was* really excited to get the Gwen Stefani UD palette, but I’m still waiting on your full review to be sure! Other than that, probably the MUFE palette because it looks so versatile and it’s a great value. 🙂

I m excited for lorac unzipped collection. I was planning to buy it as my b’day gift but it got sold out before that . I hope to win it now. Great giveaway wish u a great holiday season and best wishes.

What a great giveaway! Both sets sound amazing. 🙂

I’m most excited about the MUFE palette, because the brand is not available where I live and the shadows look so pretty, especially the purple shade.

Awesome giveaway 😀 I’m most excited for U.D. gwen stephani collab and the Lorac Unzipped Collection because i am in love with their brand , soo good quality.

Definitely the MUFE 15 Artist Shadow Palette! Passed on it in favor of some other stuff during the VIB Rouge sale and I’m having major regrets about it now, ha.

This is such a wonder and generous giveaway! I think I’d be most excited for the MUFE palette. I’ve always wanted to try their eyeshadows, but haven’t gotten around to it yet. 🙂

What an awesome give away!
I don’t think Ebates is for me. I try to avoid shopping outside of the EU, due to all the extra costs, custums, import cost amd taxes and I don’t know what.

Great giveaway!!! I couldn’t imagine of a better holiday gift!!! Thank you so much Christine!!!
I really hope I win because most of these products aren’t availiable here in Greece or there is not the opportunity to order them online! So I really think these are such great gifts! So excited for the Lorac unzipped collection! ❤

So excited about this! I’d love to have the makeup forever 15 palette and the Mac brush! I LOVE EBates, just got my November payment (5 days early because I use PayPal of course!) right in time to have some extra money for the holidays! Love it! Thanks for sharing love! Xoxox