We’re counting the days until Martini Madness for animal rescue The Amanda Foundation. On Sunday, February 12th, we’ll be at Lola’s in Hollywood, sipping drinks, nibbling treats, chatting with fellow animal lovers and of course, hosting Ruff’s Raffle.
We have Five Ruff’s Raffle Basket Prizes that we will be raffling off. Tickets for Ruff’s Raffle are tickets are just $5 each. And if you make a $20 ticket purchase, you will receive a gift bag! (Click here for the gift bag details).
Each prize package is stuffed with beauty goodies and has a value just shy of $900! Let’s take a look at just what is inside:
RUFF’S RAFFLE PRIZE #1
Our first Raffle Prize consists of products from the sassy San Francisco gals at Benefit Cosmetics, argan oil pioneers Kahina Giving Beauty, the hair care experts at Ojon and some eco-chic style in a bottle from Sheswai Lacquer. Total value $896
Benefit – The winner will hit the mother-lode of Benefit products (top image) with 23 items, including makeup and skincare from this beloved by wht brand. There are a few Benefit UK exclusives in the mix as well as US faves like benetint, bad girl mascara and boxed blush Hoopla. Benefit products total $574.
Kahina Giving Beauty – Try out what the New York Times hails as “the latest miracle ingredient” argan oil. It’s at the core of all Kahina products, and your skin is going to love it. Prize includes a bottle of the argan oil rich Kahina Facial Lotion. Kahina products total $58.
Ojon – We are always impressed with the results we see from Ojon Hair Care and our team can confirm that the Color Sustain line really works to keep hair looking great and the color fab. Win 4 Ojon items including the Color Sustain Shampoo and Conditioner, the Color Sustain Protecting Cream and the Damage Reverse Hair Treatment. Ojon Color Sustain products total $183.
Sheswai Lacquer – We can’t get enough from the eco-chic mavens at Sheswai. Their nail colors are bright, fun and free of formaldehyde, toluene, and dbp’s. Plus the bottles feature cute little caps made from sustainably harvested wood. Win 5 Nail Lacquers (one for each finger!) in Totally, Sugarkiss, Honeyfox, Perfecto and Yowza. Sheswai products total $80.
RUFF’S RAFFLE PRIZE #2
Our second prize includes skin saviors Origins, a basket of cruelty-free, innovative makeup from Urban Decay, the pristine packaging of bath and body mavens MOR, a special Valentine’s Day set from up and coming make up line OCC, a professional makeup application and brow shaping from the experts at Senna Cosmetics and more products from the hair specialists at Ojon. Total Value $890
Origins – One of the leaders in pure and natural beauty, origins has donated a plethora of their eco-friendly and effective items for face and and body (not to mention heart and soul). Goodies include A Perfect World Moisturizer, Antioxidant Cleanser and SPF 35 for Face plus two Matcha Tea body products from the Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins collection. Origins products total $248.50.
MOR – Readers of wht have watched us swoon over the packaging and products from Australian brand MOR Cosmetics. The winner of this prize package can see why we’re so in love with this collection of Neroli Clementine scented products from the Essentials line. Prize includes Neroli Clementine Body Butter, Hand Cream, Soap Bar, Hand & Body Lotion, Hand & Body Wash and Scented Candle – plus a MOR Tote Bag. MOR products total $112.00.
Ojon – We’ve got more from hair gurus Ojon. This prize package includes five items from the Dry Recovery hair care collection, including the Dry Recovery Shampoo, Conditioner, Mask, Volumizing Foam and Smoothing Cream. Ojon Dry recovery products total $201
OCC Make Up – If you love color, check out this vivid and vegan brand – we’ve declared their Lip Tars one of the best lip products ever. See for yourself by winning this Valentine’s Day Box Set which houses 4 Lip Tars (in Harlot, Stalker, Pageant and Pretty Boy) plus 2 Cosmetic Glitters (in Red and Pink). OCC products total $49.95.
Urban Decay – Another favorite among our review team and readers, Urban Decay always offers the latest colors in innovative, cruelty-free formulas. This prize basket of UD products is sure to keep you in style with goodies including the Big Fatty Mascara, 24/7 Glide On Eyeliner, two Eyeshadows, the Afterglow Glide-On Cheek Tint, a Lip Junkie Gloss and UD’s famous Eyeshadow Primer Potion in Greed. Urban Decay products total $136.
Senna Cosmetics – Discover this professional beauty line that believes makeup has “an almost magical power to enhance, transform and express” our individual beauty. See for yourself with this trio of Senna items including the Barely Base Mineral Makeup and a Velvet Eyeliner in chocolate. Even better, let the pros show you how with the enclosed Gift Certificate for Makeup Application and Brow Shaping at the Senna Beverly Hills Studio. Senna products total $143.
RUFF’S RAFFLE PRIZE #3
Our third prize package includes collections from the the masters of skin, Murad, a perfectly packaged bath collection from Lush, the latest and greatest from the beauty-scientists at Revitalash and a face full of makeup from must-have brand Make Up For Ever. Total Value $890.
Murad – One of the most well respected and trusted names in skin, Murad has consistently keep our review team (and their host of skin issues) happy. You can try out all sorts of Murad solutions by winning this collection of products including the Eye Lift Illuminator and Eye Lift Perfector, their extraordinary AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser and their Skin Perfecting Primers in three different formulas, matte, dewy and acne & shine control. Murad products total $311.00.
LUSH – This creator of fresh, handmade products built a cult following into a national favorite. We’ve got the Shower Me with Lush Set which is adorably wrapped in a tall and colorfull, hatbox-like container and tied with a green bow. Inside are 10 LUSH items including the Glorious Mud Body Mask, Sugar Scrub Sugar Scrub, Grass shower gel, King of Skin Body Butter and Sea Vegetable Soap. LUSH products total $89.95.
RevitaLash – We were skeptical at first, but Revitalash has made a believer out of us with their lash building formulas. Check out what these beauty-scientists have been up to with all four of their products, the famous Revitalash Advanced Conditioner, plus RevitaBrow, Revitalash Mascara and Revitalash Primer. Revitalash products total $308.
Make Up For Ever – Every beauty professional I know places this line (lovingly referred to as MUFE) at the top of their best brand list. If you win this basket of goodies, you’ll see why as you experiment with their great formulas and intense colors. Win this collection of MUFE items including their HD Primer (in neutral) and HD Powder, two Rouge Artist Lipsticks (in Satin Fuschia and Moulin Rouge), a Lab Shine Gloss (Pearly Nude), an Aqua Eyes Pencil Liner, an Eyeliner (in Diamond Black) and an Extra Black Smoky Lash Mascara. MUFE products total $181.
RUFF’S RAFFLE PRIZE #4
With Prize Package #4 we’ve got the anti-aging wonders of cult fave 3LAB, the tantalizing scents of eco-wonders Pacifica, an appointment with skin and color authority Dr. Hauschka, a pink box-full of lovelies from the always adorable and affordable Hard Candy and a wonderful collection of polished makeup from the high-end feeling, drugstore-priced titans at L’Oréal. Total Value $891.
3LAB – We’re super excited to have this legendary high-end, anti-aging skin care line in prize package #4. We’ll be back soon with a wht review of this sought after and effective line that utilizes “the most innovative and technologically advanced ingredients available.” Winners of this prize get the chance to test along with us as they will receive 3LAB’s ‘H’ Serum Age-Defying Booster, Perfect ‘C’ Treatment Serum and Hydra Day SPF 20 Cream. 3LAB products total $430.
Pacifica – This San Francisco based, natural line of incredibly scented bath and body products is one of wht’s earliest supporters. They are still at it with this donation prize of Pacifica products! The winner will experience their intoxicating Blood Orange scent with the Take Me There Kit (containing a purse-sized Body Butter, a Roll-On Perfume and the new Color Quench Natural Moisture Lip Tint), wake up to the Kona Coffe & Sugar Detox Body Scrub and slather dry winter skin in the summery Island Vanilla Body Butter Lotion. Pacifica products total $64.
Dr. Hauschka – We’ve been happily taking house calls from Dr.Hauschka and his high-quality line of skin care for years. Pioneers in taking a holistic approach to pharmaceuticals, this 100% natural line features eco-friendly products that work with skin – not against it. We’re excited to offer a few Dr. Hauschka makeup items in this prize, including two Bronzing Fluids (in Beige and Bronze), two Powder Duo Palettes (in Cold Breeze and Warm Breeze) as well as two not-yet-released, five color, Summer Make-up Palettes (again in Cool Breeze and and Warm Breeze). Dr. Hauschka products total $253.70.
Hard Candy – If you’re searching for a fashion forward, yet affordable line with lots of color and cute packaging, you’ve got the answer in Urban Decay. This runway meets drugstore makeup line has donated a boxful of high style products including the Glamazon Glow Set, Fox in a Box Blush, Blush Crush Baked Blush in Pin-up, So Baked Bronzer in Heat wave, two Kal-eye-descope Baked Eyeshadows, Sheer Envy Primer, Lash Tinsel Glitter Mascara, Eye Def Glitter Eyeshadow, Ginormous Lash Mascara, Lash Call Mascara, Walk the Line Liquid Eyeliner, Stay in Line Eyeliner, Stroke of Gorgeous Eyeliner, Glossaholic Lip Gloss, Plexi Gloss Lip Shine, Plumping Serum Lip Gloss, Mouthing Off Sheer Lip Shine and the Tinted Lip Balm in Fishnet. Whew. Hard Candy products total $111.
L’Oréal Paris – And yet another affordable favorite L’Oréal (a brand that deserves of a place in the drugstore hall of fame) is tucked inside prize package #4. The winner of this basket will find an assortment of products from this always glam makeup staple, including three HiP Studio Secrets Shadow Duos (in Devious, Saucy and Ignited), three Colour Riche Lipsticks (in Spicy Pink, Real Red and Pink Passion), two Colour Riche Lip Gloss (in Nude Illusion and Naturally Nude), a Precision Liquid Eyeliner (black), a Double Extend Eyeliner (black sapphire) and the Voluminous False Fiber Mascara. L’Oréal products total $50.
RUFF’S RAFFLE PRIZE #5
Your Best Face Skincare – Our last prize package is the ENTIRE line from our latest discovery, YBF Skincare. This basket includes full sizes of each and every product YBF has to offer tucked inside a felt-lined gift box including the Define Lip Area Anti-Age Cream, Nourish Revitalizing Eye Cream, Prep Brightening Exfoliant Microdermabrasion Cream, Control Deep Wrinkle Cream and the Hydrate B Concentrate Serum. YBF products total $1195.
Finally, thanks to the Midori Ribbon Company we got all these amazing prizes wrapped up in a neat little bow. They have donated three rolls of their adorable, eco-friendly fabric ribbon to Ruff’s Raffle. We’re loving the vintage-feeling cat and dog graphics (perfect for our event) on these light pink and yellow ribbons. Looking for another style? There’s lots and lots of options over at Midori’s online store (and custom printing is available too).
A huge thank you once again to all of our donating brands! Click here to buy tickets to Martini Madness – then stop by Ruff’s Raffle, enter to win and get a gift bag of your very own!