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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Carmex Review and Giveaway

Yesterday when my husband brought in the mail, I saw a box, and got excited.  I have been awaiting my free samples of Carmex as I am part of the Carmex blog squad.  I couldn't wait to tear open the box.

What a nice surprise, the Carmex samples were enclosed in a really nice black hanging toiletry bag.  Included in the bag were samples of Carmex Healing Lotion, Healing Cream, Moisture Plus sticks and a flavored collection of Carmex's core products in tube, stick, and jar!


 

Carmex has been a part of my life since I can remember.  I have always used Carmex on my lips and every time I use Carmex the smell brings back fond memories of my childhood and my grandmother.  Such happy times.  Carmex is always the chap stick I turn to when I have dry lips.  I was happy to see that they included a sample of their lip balm that is SPF 15.

I was asked as part of the Carmex Blog Squad to review the healing lotion and cream.  I was eager to try this new product.  I have always had problems with dry skin and am constantly putting on lotion/cream to help keep my hands and feet from cracking.  

I tried the lotion first and was at first afraid that it was going to be sticky or have the tupperware clean feel. (You know when you rub your fingers together and they kind of stick and sound like if you rub your fingers on clean tupperware. -- I hope you understand : ) )   I was happy that the lotion quickly absorbed and left my hands feeling super soft. 

Then I tried the cream.  This is thicker than the lotion as it should be since it is a cream.  It was very nice and just as the lotion left my hands feeling super soft,.   I did find out that just a little of the lotion and cream can go a long way.  I initially used too much.

I do daycare from my house, so I am constantly washing my hands, which results in dry hands.  I put on the lotion and cream and then washed my hands and was so excited when my hands still felt soft and moisturized.  There was no need to reapply after I washed my hands. 

The lotion and cream both have the traditional Carmex smell.  The clean and fresh smell of Carmex is not overwhelming as some floral smells can be. As I stated above the smell brings backs very happy memories for me.

I would highly recommend the Carmex product to anyone and everyone.



Now to the best part:

I am super excited to offer a GIVEAWAY!!!!

One random winner will be selected to receive a complete kit from Carmex, just like the one I received.  How cool is that!!!   I am so excited for this giveaway.

Here are the ways you can enter:

1)  Follow my blog through Google friend Connect (found on the left side of my blog) - REQUIRED
2)  Subscribe to my e-mail updates (found on the left side of my blog)
3)  "Like" Carmex on facebook
4)  Put my button on your blog (you can find my button on the right side of my blog)
5)  Blog about this giveaway on your blog (leave me your blog link so I can verify)
6)  Leave me a comment telling me your fondest Carmex memory

You can do one or all of the above, for each one you do (leave me a comment so I can verify) you will
receive one entry into the giveaway.  Please make sure you use your real name and give me your e-mail address so I can contact you if you are the lucky winner!

This giveaway is open until the end of the day October 31st.  After Oct. 31st one winner will be randomly selected and notified via e-mail.  The winner will have 3 days to respond, if they do not respond I will randomly select a new winner.


**If you can't wait until November 1st to see if you have won, you can go to Walgreens to purchase the Healing Lotion/Cream for yourself.  To make it even sweeter you can go here to get a $2.00 off coupon for your purchase of the Healing Lotion or Cream.



This is a sponsored review and giveaway as part of my participation in the Carmex Blog Squad.  Even though this is a sponsored review - all opinions are mine.

27 comments:

  1. GFC follower
    ozzykelley1 at yahoo dot com

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  2. I just signed uo to follow you by Google

    Crysta Cox
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  3. I just signed up ro receive your email newsletter

    Crysta Cox
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  4. I like Carmex on FB

    Crysta Meaige Cox - FB name
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  5. I love the smell of the stuff! It reminds me of skiing.

    havenera at gmail dot com

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  6. Tami wants to win!

    mymadakaja at yahoo dot com

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  7. I follow you on GFC as Charleene!

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  8. I subscribe to emails!

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  9. I like carmex on facebook!

    Petes Sake is my name on there!

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  10. Follow your blog via GFC
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  11. Like Carmex on Facebook (SusanBenegas)
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  12. I am following your blog.
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  13. I like Carmex on Facebook!!!

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  14. I am receiving your email udates.

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  15. I am a GFC Follower! (If I win I will provide my full name)

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  16. follow via GFC
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  17. My fondest Carmex memory is also the first time Carmex was ever on my lips. It got there when a boy who had just used the original in the little tin kissed me at the arcade. I was 15.
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  18. I follow you on Google!

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  19. I love the smell of it! I remember when I was probably 3 or 4, I got into my mom's tube of it & squirted it all over our bathroom! I was a bad kid! lol!

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  20. I follow with gfc! Fingers crossed! I have a carmex lover that would LOVE this for christmas!

    lmerritt49903@gmail.com

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  21. I like carmex on fb! Name: Laura M

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  22. email subscriber!

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