These Are A Few Of Our Favourite Things… (Big Fat Giveaway)

Hello lovers!

We hope all is well with you and yours!

We’ve been really excited about planning, shopping and now, finally announcing this giveaway. It was originally meant to celebrate the 200k Views but look at us, it’s Christmas already, so consider it as everything in one big fat giveaway! 😀

One very lucky person is going to start the New Year with this beautiful box filled with some of our favourite things! It was put together across the oceans, and the seven seas, and wrapped with plenty love! Hopefully, Pinterest and Youtube will help us put a nice pretty ribbon round it before delivery day!

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What’s in the Box?

Yes, this is really a box of our favourite things. Each product in this box has been reviewed on the blog, so you can click on any one to read about it, to know how much we luuurve it!

Shampoo: ORS Curls Unleashed Lavish-in-Lather Sulfate-Free Shampoo

Conditioner: Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Moisturising Conditioner

Deep Conditioner: Nothing But Intense Healing Mask

Leave-In Conditioner: Jessicurl Too Shea! Extra Moisturising Conditioner (can also be used as a rinse-out conditioner)

Sealant: 8 oz bottle of Tropical Isle Living Jamaican Black Castor Oil

Styler: Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Frizz-Free Curl Mousse

Tool: Oil applicator bottle <- because this tool is so underrated!

Accessories: Pack of metal free elastic bands, and a singular braided hair band.

Oh, and there’s one more thing!

MeeMee is a writer! Her work is published on The Naked Convos, like two times a month (Tuesdays).

The Naked Convos is an interactive community designed to create safe spaces where young Nigerians engage in OPEN and HONEST conversations about relationships, music, movies, health, sports, news and entertainment by publishing opinion pieces, short stories, polls, poetry, serialized fiction (series) and other material that allows young people engage in these conversations about their lives, community and society.

They recently published an anthology of short stories, called These Words Expose Us, and one of Marilyn’s is in it! So, we also put a copy in our Big Fat Giveaway Box!! 🙂

THE RULES

This giveaway is open for 12 days. It will close on boxing day, December 26 at 11:59PM, Nigerian time.

Delivery is within Nigeria only.

To enter, all you have to do is, leave a comment telling us:

  1. The 2 things in the box that you want the most, AND
  2. TWO of your own favourite hair things.

If your comment doesn’t contain both requirements, your entry will NOT be valid! Don’t forget to put a correct address in the email section, that’s the only way we are going to contact you if you win! 🙂

Thank you for sticking with us! Good luck guys! May the odds be in your favour!

Love,

US!!

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P.S. We love you dear readers outside Nigeria, but the world is a big big place and this heavy box would cost quite a bit to ship! International giveaway soon, we hope!

Sizzelle Giveaway Winners!!

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Our Sizzelle Giveaway closed yesterday and with the help of random.org, we now have our winners!

Congratulations to Lemonie_ (winner of the Nothing But Intense Healing Mask) and AmakaAgbai & SimiJombo (they get one bottle of the Hello Hydration Moisturising Conditioner each)

Please email your delivery information to store@sizzelle.com and I sincerely hope you enjoy your products!

Many thanks to Sizzelle.com for sponsoring, and YOU are totally awesome sauce for participating!

More to come really soon! 😉

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Hellooo December! (+Giveaway)

Hello our beautiful people! We hope you are doing great!

The year has flown by so quickly, and we are both SO very grateful to still be here at the end of it, happy, alive and very blessed. It’s Christmas, and we’re excited! Now we can sing our favourite carol and it’d be totally appropriate! If you’re wondering what our favourite Carol is, it’s called In Dulci Jubilo, and it’s a BEAUTIFUL blend of English and Latin, mostly latin, holding great significance for us since the year 2007! You can soothe your soul over here. I hope you get the feels. 🙂

We’ve got quite a bit planned for you guys this month, we’ll begin with our first giveaway!

*drum rollllllllll*

I’ve given you guys an earful about how much I love Herbal Essences Hello Hydration for co-washing, and the Nothing But Intense Healing Mask as my deep conditioner. So I’m very happy to announce that thanks to Sizzelle.com, you can be one of three lucky winners, and get to feel the love! We have two bottles of Hello Hydration to giveaway, and one tub of the Intense Healing Mask.

And it’s really simple.

IMG_2555-0THE RULES

This giveaway is open to Nigerian residents only. It is open for 10 days, and ends on Wednesday December 10 at 11:59PM, Nigerian time.

There are two ways to enter:

1. You can enter the giveaway on Instagram, see the flyer for details!

OR

2. Sign up for the Sizzelle newsletter by clicking here. After you sign up, leave a comment on the blog saying “I want to win” BUT make sure that in the space meant for your email, you put in the same email account you signed up for the Newsletter with. Simple enough, right? If you don’t do this, we won’t be able to verify with Sizzelle.

AGAIN: Only one entry is allowed, per person. If you enter the giveaway by subscribing to the newsletter and commenting on the blog, DO NOT enter on Instagram as well.

Of course, you can enter on Instagram and still subscribe to the newsletter. 😀

I’m signed up to the newsletter, and they don’t spam me. Just occasional updates about new stock, and any offers they are running. Very valuable info because they are constantly adding new brands!

Many thanks to our sponsor, Sizzelle! Good luck guys! And if you don’t mind, what’s your favourite Christmas song? Please share!

Love,

AB,

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Giveaway! Giveaway!!

Hello beautiful people!

I’m very happy to announce the first Giveaway of the year! Actually the first sponsored one ever on the blog, many thanks to Natural Nigerian! ^___^

I love mudwashes so so much (and so does she). NN is giving away 2 packs of Natural Nigerian Bentonite Clay, and 2 bottles of her Natural Nigerian Moisture & Shine Detangling Leave-In Conditioner. Yep, one of each product, for 2 lucky readers! However, this will only be delivered within the country, so you should be resident in Nigeria. 🙂

I reviewed the Moisture & Shine Leave-In Conditioner in October last year, you could go read about my experience here.

I know it sounds really weird to wash your hair with clay, but a Mudwash is like my favourite hair thing to do. I’ve loved it since my first try in September. I’d give everyone I love a mudwash if they’d let me! Simple and fast, it’s shampooing + deep conditioning all in one, and it always leaves my hair super clean, super moisturised, and well detangled! My curls love it so much, they POP! You could go learn how to do a mudwash in this post here.

So, if you’re interested in getting these goodies, please go follow the super easy instructions OVER HERE.

Hopefully, we’ll soon see an international giveaway on the blog. *fingers crossed* 😉

This giveaway closes on Monday, the 24th day of March 2014 at 11:59PM Nigerian Time. You have two weeks!

Good luck ladies!

Love,

AB

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And The Winner Is…

Last month, I put up information about the ‘Better Than Good Hair’ giveaway, and 15 people responded!

Thank you so much guys for your feedback about the blog. Your thoughts are much much appreciated!

Right now, I wish I were Ellen Degeneres so I could give everyone something, sigh- but as I have only one book, we can only have one winner. 😦

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Congrats, Fran! You’re getting a copy of ‘Better Than Good Hair’, the curly hair guide by Nikki Walton, better known to you as Curly Nikki!

I’ll be emailing you shortly to get a delivery address. I hope you like it!

Love,

AB

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