Kaleidoscope of Colour
Ever since I started my online boutique Ever Rose, I’ve been eagerly anticipating spring – a season I admittedly just kind of shrugged at in the past. And for good reason…spring is the season for the prettiest of clothes and makeup, with fresh pastels taking over from the more muted tones that tend to dominate our fall and winter wardrobes. One brand that’s jumping on the spring colour bandwagon is Quo Cosmetics, which has just launched their new Prismatic Collection exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart stores across Canada. Want to know what’s in store before you go shopping? Read on!
Prismatic Eyeshadow Palettes in Intergalactic, Colourful Life and Infinity – $18 each
A little bit space age, a little bit retro groovy, this season’s shadow palettes are all about soft kisses of colour that borrow from all shades of the rainbow. Intergalatic is a stunning pick if you love cool tones ranging from icy blue to sandy beige, whereas Infinity warms things up with elegant peaches and taupes. If you want to span the entire spectrum of colour, then opt for Colourful Life, which has 10 pretty pastels that call to mind Easter eggs! Honestly though, at this price you can probably even warrant picking up more than one palette to set off your eyes (and new spring wardrobe) this season.
Prismatic Face Palettes in Moonwalk and Stardust – $18 each
If you’re not much of a shadow gal, trust me, blushes and bronzers and contouring powders are still very much a worthy addition to your makeup arsenal. Ever since contouring has entered the mainstream via the likes of the Kardashian clan, more and more makeup brands are answering the call by launching easy-to-use complementary palettes, like these new travel-friendly options from Quo Cosmetics. Rendered in two Neapolitan-ice cream inspired combinations, each face palette contains a soft pink blush with a hint of sparkle, as well as a highlighter and bronzer. Just fire up a YouTube tutorial or two so you can learn how to best apply these awesome products!
Prismatic Brow Kit – $12
It’s worth noting that once again, Quo has come up with some really cute packaging – this sort of psychedelic textured swirl effect that you see in full force above, with the brand’s brow kit. This awesome little purse-appropriate brow kit contains wax and two shades of brow filler, plus a brush and mirror, so you can touch up your eyebrows on the go. It’s a fabulous all-in-one brow tamer at an awesome price; plus the two shades make it easy to blend until you get your ideal shade.
Quo by ORLY Nail Polishes in Always Chic, Retro Glam, Stand Out and Cultured Classic – $10 each
I’ve been seeing a lot of these fresh mint and melon hues in the fashion world as of late (including my store’s own logo!) and it’s awesome to see them extended to the beauty world too. Quo by ORLY’s latest spring lineup features four gorgeous hues that’ll match perfectly with your new spring wardrobe – go more neutral with a whisper soft pink or a springy peach, or liven things up by adding in a sparkle-infused plum or bright emerald green. You can’t go wrong mixing these a bit too – try an accent nail in one of the more vibrant hues.
Excitingly, I get to give away this entire collection to one lucky reader of mine. If you win this awesome giveaway, you’ll score $142 in beauty products, including:
- 3x Prismatic Eye Palettes
- 2x Prismatic Face Palettes
- 1x Prismatic Brow Kit
- 4x Quo by ORLY Nail Polishes
Here’s how to enter for your chance at nabbing this truly beautiful, truly colourful cosmetics collection:
1) First and foremost! You must be a Canadian Gift Guide subscriber to enter this giveaway. Just find the ‘Gift of Gab’ box on the righthand side of this page and either hit ‘Follow’ or enter your email address. Once you’ve done that, leave me a comment by March 27, 2016 telling me which of these fabulous spring items from Quo you’re most interested in trying out.
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 March 28, 2016 to select the winner(s), 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 for this promotion.
4) Bonus Entries: Get Tweet happy this month. First off, follow @ShopprsDrugMart and @cdngiftguide on Twitter. Secondly, send up to three Tweets over the contest period that tags both of us, promotes / links back to this post, and includes one of the following hashtags: #QuoCosmetics or #Quo or #QuobyORLY. Repeat Tweets will not count, so get creative – limited to one Tweet per day please! Finally, leave a link back to each of your Tweets in the comments below.
Don’t forget! There’s often many other chances to earn bonus entries into all of my giveaways. As a subscriber, keep your eyes peeled on the daily posts for more ways to enter to win!