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tarte’s treat yourself to gorgeous TSV is on!

Don’t miss a second of it!

#TREATYOSELF to gorgeous Instagram contest!

 

We’re so sure you’ll fall in love with our  QVC exclusive Treat Yourself to Gorgeous 28-pc Color Collection that we’re doing whatever we can to get it into as many hands as possible!

Who would you treat to gorgeous?  Tag that friend in the comments section of our #TREATYORSELF Instagram post and you could both win!! Between now and November 27th you can *enter as many times as you like, tagging as many people as you like. At midnight on the 27th we’ll randomly select 3 sets of winners — that means 3 posters and the friends they tagged! — and will announce them via Instragram on the 29th!

*How to Enter:
1.  Follow @tartecosmetics on Instagram.
2.  Tag a friend you’d like to treat in the comments section of our #TREATYOSELF photo (shown above)
3.  Post the comment between now and 11/27/12, 11:59PM EST.

Prizes:
Thee (3) posters will be chosen as prize winners; those tagged in their comments on our #TREATYOSELF post will also win prize packages. In total, six (6) prize winners will each win a one (1) tarte Treat Yourself to Gorgeous 28-pc Color Collection, a $244 value.

Winners will be chosen at random and notified via Instagram on Thursday November, 29, 2012.

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trend alert! instagram your accessories

 

 

If you’re like us, you’re ob-sessed with Instagram (shameless plug: check us out @tartecosmetics for insider pics and behind-the-scenes shots)—we admit it, we even check it before our morning latte! So you can imagine how delighted we were when we stumbled on this genius instagram idea. Meet casetagram, a site that lets you design your own iphone, ipad, or smartphone case using your own Instagram account. You pick it, they print it. Talk about a one-of-a-kind; the options are endless!

Sneak a peek at Maureen’s personal design to the left.

 

 

 

what does your lipstick say about you…?

Ever hear of the lipstick index? It’s the theory that lipstick is an economic barometer. Hmmm, cosmetics predicting finance… maybe. But one thing we know for sure is that the way you apply your lipstick can predict key personality traits.

Need proof? Reach into your bag, pull out your lipstick and compare it’s tip to the seven most common shapes of used lipsticks, which are listed below. Then let us know how closely your personality matches up!

 

One steep angle: The Power Broker

She is self-confident, well-balanced, conscientious, and has a love for detail. With her drive and ingenuity, she gets over every hurdle. She has a perfect memory, doesn’t bear grudges, and is always the center of attention in her circle of friends. In her life, everything always goes steeply upwards, just like the shape of her lipstick. So she is not the type of woman whose place is in the kitchen – nobody can control her.

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win our puttin’ on the glitz limited-edition color collection & clutch!

Happy holidays tartelettes!

It’s hard to believe December is half way done! Because the holiday season is my favorite time of year, I really want to make the most of what’s left!

I’m very excited to announce that during my two full hour shows on QVC tomorrow – December 15th – I’ll be featuring my favorite holiday palette, the puttin’ on the glitz limited-edition color collection & clutch  — and in honor of the gift giving season I’m going to raffle away 24 of these chic and versatile palettes on twitter!

Starting at midnight  I’ll give away one palette every hour on the hour!  To enter, just tweet: #maureen #puttinontheglitz http://ow.ly/7ZIl5 @QVC & @tartecosmetics

You can enter anytime between 12:00am and 11:59pm EST on December 15th. Plus, you can enter as many times as you like!

I’ll select 24 winners on Friday and announce them Monday morning.

So tune into one of my December 15th QVC shows — either at 2am  or 6pm EST — and start tweeting.

Good luck, tartelettes!

 

6 Great Cyber Monday Deals

 

I love a good bargain, and seeing the letters S. A. L. E. hanging in store windows makes my blood rush. Still, I’ve never been the type to get out of bed before dawn and battle the notoriously aggressive Black Friday crowds. Instead I spend Thanksgiving weekend plotting a Cyber Monday offense attack. As more online boutiques begin to throw their “free shipping” hats in the ring, the deals continue to get better. Below are six of the best internet bargains a girl can find.

1.  Amazon.com

This online emporium has so many incredible deals going on right now I can’t even list them all. Instead, I suggest you double-check your gift list and head straight to their site.

2. Jewelista.com

The cyber destination “where fashion discovers jewelry” is offering 20% off anything on the site between 11am and 3pm EST. Oh yeah, and they’re throwing in free shipping.

3. Gilt.com

The mega discount site will be launching brand new sales every three hours in all of their stores between noon and 9pm EST—plus their offering doorbusters for at least 70% off each round as well. If you’re not a member, perhaps you should look in to it.

4. Joesjeans.com

Is there anything better then a brand new pair of blue jeans? The denim purveyors are offering 30% off their entire site.

5. Aeropostale.com

With graphic Ts starting at $4 and outerwear at $15, you can afford to stock up for every kind of winter weather scenario possible.

6. tarte.com

Saving the best for last: We’re offering up to $30 off, plus a full-size free gift, plus free shipping on orders $40 or more!
So what are you waiting for tartelettes? Get shopping!

 

 

natural beauties

At tarte™ we’re inspired by the everyday woman—teachers, lawyers, fashionistas, new moms, working moms, grandmas (or as our Executive Director of Sales & Education likes to say: glam-mas) and our list goes on! We love learning about this woman and enhancing her natural beauty with good for you glamour. To us it’s important that we celebrate these natural beauties year-round. So we hit the streets of NYC, stopping real women at random and convincing them to dish their makeup secrets.

name: Niyati

day to day: Non-profit administrator

beauty philosophy: Naturally unnatural

by the numbers: An average of 10 minutes to apply four products daily.

must-have product: “Eyeliner, I look dead without it!”

first makeup purchase ever: “When I was 12 I was really into blue eye shadow. That was a really bad idea, but I soon gave it up.”

must-know tip: “I stand by the “don’t wash your hair every day” rule. When you wash too often, your hair dries out. Dirty hair is softer and looks healthier.”

Let us know what you think of our new, weekly blog series: natural beauties. Maybe you’ll be our next natural beauty!