Find Of The Month: LAQA&CO


I think one of the best parts of writing this blog is finding an awesome idea, only to have it explode into something that much more awesome. Today’s gift suggestion is one such venture.

I stumbled across LAQA&CO in the last month and was immediately taken by their super convenient Nail Polish Pens. Not only do they make application a breeze, they’re super easy to store, and even toss in your purse for on-the-go touch-ups. I also love that they come in a rainbow of both unexpected (like canary yellow) and traditional (like cherry red) shades, meaning you can find a great shade for every gal on your shopping list. At $15 a pop they are perfect for birthdays, stocking stuffers, or big day bridesmaid gifts.

Now here’s where things get awesome. As you’ve probably noticed, this stuff comes in really, really pretty packaging. In fact, every item has its own special complementary case. Where does that awesome artwork come from you’re asking? Dozens of up-and-coming artists have teamed up with LAQA&CO to have their designs featured front & centre – and they also earn a percentage of the profits from every product sold. So not only are you gifting your friend with an awesome product, you’re giving them a little slice of art (and supporting the art community to boot). See what I mean about how great this is?

Now if you’re gift shopping for someone that can’t ‘do’ nail polish because of their career (I shed a tear for you), you can also check out the brand’s chunky Fat Lip Pencils. They come in a classic palette that goes from rich burgundy to sparkling coral and last a lifetime. Just toss it in your purse and have a long-lasting pop of colour ready to go at a moment’s notice. Much like the Nail Polish Pens, these are well-priced for gift-giving at $19.95 and will bring a smile to any beauty bombshell’s face. Between the two products, I’m sure you’ll find plenty of gift-giving ideas for your loved ones (and one or two things you love yourself), which is why it’s extra awesome that you’ll earn free shipping with just a $50 minimum purchase.

Of course, what would a beauty boutique be without some gift sets? If you’re shopping for your sister’s birthday or Mother’s Day, why not give her one of these sweet goodie boxes packed with a mixture of the brand’s best-selling and complementary shades. And of course, it wouldn’t be a Find Of The Month without hooking up you beauties with the chance to take home some of these goods for yourself. I’m giving away the ‘In A Big Country‘ gift set pictured above, which includes a red-hot nail pen, top coat, chunky cherry lip pencil, and two remover pads to keep your look quite literally polished from head to toe. To enter:

1) Visit LAQA&COand leave a comment below on which shade of nail polish or lip pencil you’d most like to own, until midnight on March 31st, 2012.

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around April 1st to select the winner, who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible to participate in this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry Time Parts 1&2: I really want you guys to have the best shot possible, so there are THREE ways to earn bonus entries this month. The first, is to like LAQA&CO on Facebook and leave your FB username in the comments below. The second is to follow LAQA&CO on Twitter, and leave your Twitter handle in the comments below. You can earn both of these bonus entries by posting the info within your initial comment, no need for separate comments!

5) Bonus Entry Time Part 3: The THIRD way you can earn bonus entries is pretty simple. It involves referring your pals – an unlimited number in fact. Whether you want to send out an email, post to your FB wall, or write in your blog, just send your friends and family over to this blog and have them leave a comment on this post, referencing that you referred them. They’ll earn an entry into the draw, and you’ll earn a bonus entry as well. Keep in mind – I can see your IP addresses. So it’s pretty easy for me to tell when you’re faking a friend referral (how sad for you). GOOD LUCK!

Love prizes? Check out what else you can win through the Canadian Gift Guide by visiting the Winner’s Circle.

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97 Responses to “Find Of The Month: LAQA&CO”
  1. Tammy says:

    I love the nail polish pens! Id choose the shade Squid Ink.

    dalleykt at live dot ca

  2. Tammy says:

    I Like LAQA & Co. on facebook . Tammy D
    I follow LAQA & Co. on twitter . @mommaoftwoboyz

  3. Huguette E. says:

    I like the Pimpin’ Nail Polish Pen

  4. samantha h says:

    I like Birthday suit nail polish pen. I also now have In a big country stuck in my head

  5. samantha h says:

    I’m following Laqa on twitter (@anthasfollies)

  6. Michelle Hitchcock says:

    Love the nail polish!!!

  7. Dreena says:

    I like the “Ring of Fire” Fat Lip Pencil. Nice bold colour.
    Thanks.

  8. Linda Chaput says:

    It would be fun to try the Fancypants Lip Pen.

  9. arash naghdi says:

    Birthday suit nail polish pen

  10. Maurey says:

    I love the nail polish pens especially the plum (Bells and Whistles).

  11. maria says:

    The pimpin nailpolish looks great!

  12. blessedta says:

    The Fancypants Lip Pen.

  13. These look so awesome. Checked out their website – like the squid ink color nailpolish. I like LAQA&CO on FB (you already know me on Facebook) and I’m following them on Twitter (@LadyWesel).

  14. Samantha C says:

    I love all things purple, so I really like Bells and Whistles

    Like LAQA & Co. on FB (Samantha Cheng)
    Following LAQA & Co. on twitter (@IamSamCheng)

  15. Cairine says:

    I chose Fancypant nailpolish. It’s not grey and it’s not beige, a very different colour.

  16. Tegan says:

    Loving the Bossy Boots lip pencil!

  17. Elaine D says:

    I love it ALL and if for some reason did not particularly make use of one or other I do know enough lady friends I can offer some to them. AND I Like LAQA & Co. on facebook !!

  18. tenley19 says:

    Facebook username: https://www.facebook.com/Melissa.T.McEwen
    Bells & Whistles is my favourite Pen.
    Twitter: @MTenleyM
    Referral Links sent out!

    Great contest.

  19. kailey says:

    i like the Ring of Fire nail polish the most m
    followed on twitter – @kaileymw92
    liked on facebook- kailey marshall

  20. Debbie F says:

    I would like the Fairy blood fat lip pencil.

  21. Aysha Qamar says:

    I love the lambchop flat lip pencil..i love the pink shade 🙂

    I liked LAQA & co. on facebook 🙂 https://www.facebook.com/AyshaAysha
    Im following LAQA & co. on twitter 🙂 (@ayshaforever)
    Ive sent out referrals!

    ps. i LOVE the boxes that all the products come in…. all so beautiful..!

  22. Denise Devoe says:

    Bossy Boots is my Favorite!!

  23. I love the Squid Ink Nail Pen.

  24. nikki robak says:

    I like the birthday suit nail polish

  25. nikki robak says:

    I liked on fb nikki robak

  26. nikki robak says:

    I followed on twitter nrobak101

  27. Sharon McKay says:

    I would like to try the Birthday Suit Nail Polish pen.

  28. Ashley says:

    BRING IT ON … ❤ 'n IT ALL!!!

  29. ANITA F says:

    Pimpin’ Nail Polish Pen IS AWESOME!!

  30. Sandra says:

    The nail polish pens are really cool

  31. Karen Ham says:

    I think the nail polish is awesome

  32. Holly says:

    The Toff Nail Polish Pen si a great shade! I liked them on fb holly sproule.

  33. I love the nail pens!! I am such a polish addict. I love pimpin’

  34. Tierra says:

    I like the BMX Bandit Nail Polish Pen.

  35. rana M S says:

    I love the Squid Ink Nail Polish Pen.

  36. Janet says:

    Nail polish pens!! Cool!!

  37. Ashley S says:

    I would most like the Fancypants Nail Polish Pen!

  38. Ashley S says:

    I follow LAQ&CO on twitter (@ashincambridge)

  39. Marlene V. says:

    I like the bells and whistles nail polish colour

  40. debra says:

    the birthday suit nail polish is my choice

  41. Susan says:

    Love this great idea for applying nail polish (and lipstick). I think I’d try the Nookie Nail Polish Pen. #CGG

  42. 409cope says:

    I love the Toff Nail Polish Pen in Squid Ink the most.
    -I like LAQA&CO on facebook.Shari Dalton
    -I follow LAQA&CO on twitter as 409cope.

  43. Ally Bochek says:

    I would love the those meddling kids nail polish

  44. Ally Bochek says:

    Ally Bochek liked you on facebook!

  45. Alicia says:

    I love the Fat Lip Pencil in Ring of Fire! It looks like an awesome shade of red. 🙂

    I follow LAQA&CO on Twitter as awesome_tacos.

  46. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    1. I love the cherry red nail polish pen – what a great idea
    2. liked LAQA&CO on Facebook – Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard
    3. following LAQA&CO on Twitter – @BeeWBedard

    brendawitherspoon at hotmail dot com

  47. jenice says:

    Ring of fire fat lip pen

  48. Jeannie Smyth says:

    I would like to try the Fairyblood Fat Lip Pencil.

  49. Eleanor Q says:

    The nail polish pens and fat lip pencils look fabulous. I like the Nookie Nail Polish Pen and Fairyblood Fat Lip Pencil. Thanks.

  50. belinda m says:

    I would love the pimpin nail polish pen

  51. belinda m says:

    I follow LAQA & Co on twitter as Prairiebelle

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  52. belinda m says:

    I like LAQA & Co on facebook – Belinda M

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  53. Kaitlin says:

    Squid Ink is my favorite! I absolutely love it!

  54. Sara says:

    These look awesome, thanks for the blog ^.^

  55. Sophia says:

    I like the Fairyblood lip pencil.
    I also liked LAQA&CO on Facebook under Soph Yee
    I also followed LAQA&CO on Twitter under @FabAndSassy

  56. Glogirl says:

    I would love to have the Bossy Boots Fat Lip Pencil.

  57. Rebby says:

    I LOVE the I want a Pony Nail Polish pen!!

  58. Rebby says:

    I like LAQA & Co. on Facebook (Rebecca Roberts)

  59. Rebby says:

    I am following @LAQAandCO on Twitter! @rebthecatsitter

  60. Leah says:

    I’m all about neutrals so I LOVE the Fancypants colour!

  61. Ryan B says:

    Birthday suit nail polish pen

  62. Brooky says:

    Squid Ink Nail Polish Pen is one of my favorites! Would love to try this one in the spring. It is so feminine! Love it!

  63. Mel says:

    Hi, I like the FairyBlood Fat Lip Pencil.
    I am follower on FB as Melinda P.
    I am follower on twitter as @jolenegirl111

  64. Jennifer Stefansson says:

    Bossy Boots sounds fun. I like it and I like this blog. zzzzzz

  65. Josie says:

    I like Bossy boots
    facebook like
    follow on twitter

  66. Jennifer Barata Allen says:

    My favorite nail polish colour is Squid Ink

  67. Jennifer Barata Allen says:

    I like LAQA&CO on facebook (Jennifer Barata Allen)
    I am following LAQA&CO on twitter (jennallen80)

  68. Tracy Wettlaufer says:

    I would love the Toff nail polish pen!

  69. Donnas says:

    I like the Squid Ink nail polish pen.

  70. Donnas says:

    I like LAQA & Co. on Facebook; my user name is Donna Szocik

  71. Donnas says:

    I follow LAQA & Co. on Twitter as @Dawnalees.

  72. Stacey says:

    Love the nail polish.

  73. Margaret Imecs says:

    I would love to own Wolfman Fat Lip Pencil http://laqaandco.com/product-2/wolfman-fat-lip-pencil.html
    Squid Ink Nail Polish Pen http://laqaandco.com/product-2/squid-ink-nail-polish-pen.html
    Liked on Facebook as Margaret Imecs
    Follow on Twitter as @margaretimecs

  74. Angela M says:

    I’d like to try the Fairyblood Fat Lip Pencil.

  75. Angela M says:

    Liked LAQA&CO on Facebook
    as Angela Mitchell

  76. michelle jadaa says:

    Id love to try the fairyblood fat lip pencil

  77. Nicole W says:

    I would really like to try the nail polish pen in Pimpin’… I love pink!

    I liked on FB (Nicole Westre)
    and am following on Twitter! (sunshine_279)

    Thanks so much!

  78. Debbie Petch says:

    I like Bossy Boots!
    I liked on Facebook.

  79. sean pynaert says:

    bossy boots lip pencil

  80. Myra Rzepa says:

    i would wanna try the Nooki nail polish pen.

  81. Myra Rzepa says:

    Liked on FB Myra Rzepa
    Followed On Twitter @subs0nicd3pths

  82. StellaR says:

    I especially like the Wolfman and Fairyblood fat lip pencils and the Fancypants and Birthday suit nail polish pens!

  83. mousecat says:

    Ilike th e WTF Nail Polish pen!

  84. Samantha says:

    Liked on FB – Samantha Ruby D Muir-Vargo

    following on twitter @RubyDVixen

  85. Jessica C says:

    I love the fancypants one ❤
    I also liked them on facebook 🙂
    Thanks for letting me know about the contest xo

  86. tennille says:

    i like the fairy blood lip pencil

  87. julia g says:

    I like Those Meddling Kids.
    I’m following LAQA on facebook (Julia Grant).

  88. rlvn74 says:

    I can’t decide between Squid Ink or Birthday Suit. Both are gorgeous! Though i have a colour similar to squid ink (in regular polish!) so I guess I have to say Birthday Suit. Stunning colour.
    Liked on FB – Rachel Levine
    Followed on Twitter – @rnl74

    Thanks!!

  89. madison b says:

    they’re all so pretty but i’d really love to try the nookie nail polish pen..please 🙂

  90. madison b says:

    following them on twitter with the name @madicinemayven
    thanks 🙂

  91. Aleksandra says:

    EEk, like I don’t have enough nail polish already, you introduce me to something new! I’m loving fancypants because I’m so into grays right now. Thanks for the chance. Liked the page on facebook under the name Aleksandra Anderson. 🙂

  92. Maegan Morin says:

    This is my favorite nail polish: http://laqaandco.com/product-4/squid-ink-nail-polish-pen.html
    I have never seen a color like that before!!

    megnate at telus dot net

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