The BIG 2 Year Anniversary giveaway

Yep….this is the big one. At least I think so.

This giveaway has over $100 worth of goodies from Revlon, Stila, Zoya, Bliss, etc. Okay, okay, THIS is included in the giveaway. And that baby is limited edition and highly coveted. The gal (hey…or guy) that receives this is going to love these products immensely.

And it could be you!

Contest Details:
-You must provide your information in the Contest Machine box on the main page. Submission in this comment section and submissions sent to me via email are be invalid.
-U.S. residents only.
-Contest ends NEXT Friday, June 19, 2009.

This is my way of saying THANK YOU. I give the Clumps family the best because ya’ll ARE the best. It shows in your comments, the emails we exchange and for the some of you I’ve met….it shows in person! Positive vibes are contagious so I thank you all for nothing but that in the two years of Clumps’ existence.

Stay beautiful, family. Don’t give up on anything and make your dreams come true.

NOT when you “get money”.
or when get married.
or when get the job you want. *side-eye*

Make your dreams come true NOW. Life is short and you are too wonderful to not shine like the star you are. It sounds sappy, but it’s true.

Think about it.

Now be it.

Happy 2 Years, Clumps!!

FOTD Friday: 2 Year Anniversary Edition

Soooo, today is the OFFICIAL day of Clumps of Mascara’s existence two years ago.

I can’t believe it. I am still shocked that people actually care what I have to say and do (Twitter) and how I look (YouTube) and what I have done (LinkedIn/Facebook). Loving my readers and Clumps fans is automatic. I never feel obligated to do any of this. Ya’ll know that.

But my fellow beauty blogging sisters? Ohmigoooodness, I love these girls! It’s a tough job being a serious beauty blogger. It is more than just “OMG, what am I hauling from this collection?” but it’s about learning how to communicate effective and professional—AND creatively. I am grateful for such a strong support system among dynamic ladies who also have a passion for beauty.

Check out their e-cards to Clumps!

Miss. Yaya from MyOwnJudge

Milan from Milan Rouge

Jaimie from Just Kiss n Makeup

Ilea from Habitual Beauty

Lilan from The Daily Cookie

Eileen from Ms. Whoever You Are

Wesley from Honey Brown Sugar

Kia from Yummy411

….and this is from my girl Stefanie in Los Angeles.

She did a video too! She’s one of my BFFs in real life.

I am overwhelmed with all of the love that was shown here at Clumps, on Twitter and even my YouTube family showed their appreciation. Thank you all!!

I will continue to grow, be inspired by you beautiful people I will never hesitate to post my silliness. There’s a little “Clump of mascara” in us all.

Stay beautiful!

2 Year Anniversary-Diamond Cosmetics polishes giveaway!

Aaaaand the party continues. More love from you means more love from me! This is a “Tell A Friend about Clumps” giveaway. Shoot this link to a friend or family member and encourage them to enter this giveaway.

Last week I reviewed the hot summer collection from Diamond Cosmetics. Remember?

Now is YOUR chance to win it. That’s right…one lucky reader will score the entire collection.

Pay close attentions to the details to see if you are eligible for this giveaway.

-Answer this question: “Diamond Cosmetics polishes are numbered 2 through ____.”
HINT: Click HERE for the answer.
-To win this kit, email your answer to
-For U.S. residents only!
-Have you won a contest/giveaway at Clumps in the past 6 months? Keep it movin’, sister…give someone else a chance.
No submissions will be accepted after Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 12:00 a.m. PST. Winner will be selected at random..

Got it?

Get to guessing! Good luuuuuck!

A Surprise for Brittany… Happy 2yr Anniversary Sis!

Hey Clumps family! Tamar here and as you know this week is Anniversary week!! It was so important for me to do this post simply because I Love Brittany and ClumpsOfMascara soooo much! Have you ever met a person that you clicked with instantly? A person that is always willing to help you and not complain? Well I have met a few of those kind of people in my life and I must say Brittany is one of them!! Don’t you agree? I knew I wasn’t alone so I asked some of her blogging sisters to help me out to surprise her. CHECK OUT WHAT THEY HAD TO SAY….

“I love Brit for her charm, wit and go get it attitude. She’s a positive voice for America’s brown girl and I’m glad she’s a part of my life! Love ya sis! Keep up the awesome work!” -Kia, Yummy411

Brit is a blogger who clearly enjoys all that she has been able to do. She has already found her favorite mascara yet she still posts her “Mascara Monday” segment- that says so much about her! Brittany is friendly, real and considerate. I wish you continued success in all that you do!!!!!

Clumps of Mascara is one of my favorite beauty blogs. Brittany is a true inspiration with a beautiful spirit. I had the pleasure of meeting her back in March ’09 at The Makeup Show LA and it was like hanging out with an old girlfriend. I appreciate her fearless love of beautiful, funky makeup and bright, bold nailpolish! Happy Anniversary, B!!”
Milan Rouge Beauty Blog

The most important thing I can tell you is to STAY FEARLESS… We’re in the beautiful struggle right now but it’s all good :-)
Thanks again for the book- it was just what the doctor called for.

I totally love Brittany’s writing style and her PERSONALITY. She is the
Ms. Congeniality of bloggers! She always finds positive things to say
about people and their “beauty” style and she is an asset to the blogging
community. YAY CLUMPS of MASCARA!!!!
– Charu Suri

What do I love about Brit? What’s not to love? She’s intelligent, eloquent and kind-hearted not to mention gorgeous. She reached out to me when my own blog was just starting out and made me feel like I had a place in this massive blogosphere. She’s truly a kindred spirit, and a fellow mascara addict to boot! Happy Anniversary B!”~Jen
A Beautyful Sentiment

Congratulations Brittany on your 2-year anniversary of Clumps of Mascara!!! You are a true gem and extremely talented. I’m so glad to have you as one of my blogger friends. Keep up the good work and see you in the magazines soon! :-)
All the best,
Karla aka
Brown Girl Gumbo

“I love me some B. Brittany is one of the first beauty bloggers to reach out to me and give me encouragement and compliments when I first started my blog. She is one of the nicest people I know. She is very business savvy, a connector, determined, and creative. She is an excellent writer and I love her fresh approach to writing product reviews. Her blog is a must read everyday! “
“I had the pleasure to meet B in Atlanta and we hit it off instantly. I know we will be friends always! ‘
Happy Anniversary B!

Happy Birthday Clumps! We are so proud to have been with you these past two years and watch you grow. Now that you’re entering your terrible two’s, stay sassy and spunky because we all know that makes your mama Brittany the most happy! Cheers to another wonderful year and I can’t wait to celebrate many more birthdays/anniversaries with you!
xoxo, Lilan Thedailycookie

“Brittany’s enthusiasm for all things beauty is contagious, and I absolutely love her energy. You definitely feel it reading her blog! A very special congratulations, to Brittany and “Clumps of Mascara”, on reaching the 2nd Anniversary! I’m looking forward to many, many more!”
Best, Kitiya

“I love how real Brittany keeps it on Clumps of Mascara. Her mascara reviews are always on point! But aside from maintain a wickedly awesome blog, she has an amazing personality. I’ve never met someone who was willing to help you- even if she didn’t know you personally. I’m honored I can call her a friend.” Eileen

I love Brittany. She was my very first blogger friend and helped me a lot. She had words of wisdom about jealous beauty bloggers and she let me be a guest editor for a post when I was just starting out. She’s so funny and caring and I’m glad she is a friend of mine. – Jaimie, Just Kiss ‘N Makeup

Brittany has such a beautiful spirit and it shows in her blog as well as the emails we have been exchanging these past few months. As a fellow beauty blogger, she wants everyone to shine and Clumps of Mascara to be a place of love, compassion and friendship.
I have learned so much from her and mostly Clumps of Mascara has taught me that beauty is not in the eye of the beholder but within ourselves. Thank you Brittany!
Amina S.

Now what do you love about Brittany? What tips or tricks have you learned by reading ClumpsOfMascara? Leave a comment and let Brittany know!

By the way to everyone that participated I want to say thank you so much for taking the time out to give some kind words and make this surprise a success!