The Secret To My Great Hair – My Mane Event with Pantene Recap & Giveaway

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I’ve got great hair! I used to say that it’s because I’m a Leo and Leo’s are known for their manes. But the truth of the matter is I’ve been using Pantene FOREVER. I mean for as long as I can remember I’ve been using Pantene products. So clearly I owe my amazing, shiny, healthy, luscious locks to them.

 

So when I was invited by MomTrends to attend a Pantene party I jumped at the chance. One because MomTrends throws the BEST parties and two because I am a walking talking Pantene girl.

 

The party started off in style as it always does with MomTrends and Pantene is all about style. I was picked up at my Jersey home by a car service and brought into the city to MPE Penthouse (they had the most amazing view of the city).

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The night started off with cocktails, appetizers and catching up with blogger friends.

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The “mane” event however, was the doctor behind the new AgeDefy and Advanced+ Keratin Repair  line for Pantene. Dr. Jeni Thomas, Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry and P&G’s Beauty and Grooming Principal Scientist, who works on researching the areas of the scalp and hair.

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Prior to the event, Pantene had sent all attendees products from their new Age Devy line. Which of course I loved. I’ve been using the Keratin shampoo and conditioner they sent as my hair is fairly straight (sometimes I get a little wave in it). Everyone loves Pantene for the smell but Pantene makes my hair super shiny and healthy. It really is for hair so healthy it shines.

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I learned a ton from Dr. Jeni that night including that she works alongside the Olay folks (after all they are both P&G brands) in regards to aging hair and skin. She talked breakage, greys, frizz and more. I even had some one-on-one time with Dr. Jeni and I told her how I noticed my scalp has changed once I hit 30. That I don’t know if it’s truly dandruff I occasionally get versus dry scalp. She said often times when it comes and goes it can be stress related. Interesting! She suggested that I continue to switch between a dandruff shampoo and a regular shampoo.

 

This of course made me bring up the Pantene Anti-Dandruff shampoo that was discontinued. I had been using that for a while, and then it was discontinued. Last summer I was thrilled when on the Pantene Facebook page we got to vote for what retired item we wanted back and then learned that they all came back. Unfortunately I couldn’t locate the anti-dandruff shampoo anywhere. I mentioned it to Dr. Jeni who introduced me to the nice PR folks and wouldn’t you know…. A week after the event I got a package in the mail. A years’ worth of Pantene Anti-Dandruff shampoo!!!!!! You have no idea how excited I was. Now I can switch between that and the Keratin I love so much also.

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There were stylists on hand to create some fun looks with the new line. I opted for beachy waves.

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The Echo Design group was there also teaching bloggers how to tie scarves in a multitude of ways. Plus we got one in our swag bag. Yippee!

 

As you can tell I had a blast that night! And now I’m giving you the opportunity to win some fab Pantene swag for yourself so that you can also have super luscious locks.

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*Disclosure – I was not required to write this post. The thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own.

12 month XBOX Live Gold Membership – Giveaway (X2)

So, remember when I said that the third giveaway package was the last one of the holiday season?

 

Well Ladies and Gentleman, its a Christmas miracle because there is still one more prize to be had!

In fact, there are two prizes: two different people will each win one of these valuable and desirable 12 month XBOX Live Gold Membership gift cards!

Each card is valued at roughly $65 dollars and makes a great gift for any one you know who uses their XBOX for internet gaming and on-demand entertainment.

The cards will work for people with an existing Live Gold Membership or for someone who has never had a membership.

Two people get to win these cards, so your chance of success is even higher than in the previous installments!

Don’t miss this opportunity to get one of these great gift cards for someone special!

 

Enter in the Rafflecopter below!

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To celebrate the MOMentumNation official launch, we’re having a “Building Your Brand” Twitter party.


 

 

To celebrate the launch of MOMentumNation and thank our friends, we’re having a party.  It’s also MOMentum’s birthday–three years ago.

 

We hope you’ll join us.

 

Tuesday, November 13th

9pm–10pm EST

hashtag: #mybranding

 

Please follow our sponsors and co-hosts:

 

@Childhood

@KDevito

@EnVy pillow

@SecondButton

@DrinkBai

@TJMaxx

@BaborCosmetics

@Squishables

 

We have some generous prizes from the MOMentum community:

EnVy pillow: ($169 value) The ultimate pain relief pillow by Envy Pillow is the ultimate neck and shoulder support pillow that makes your neck pains disappear into a good night sleep.

 

Second Button: For a free custom shirt just in time for the holidays and that special man ($85 value) Supplying the world’s discriminating men with stylish, made-to-measure custom shirts. Their mission is to assure the fit is always as good as the look.

 

Bai Drinks: A value pack of powerful antioxidant, 5 calorie fruit drinks made from the outside of the coffeefruit. 100% natural and free-radical.  Certified OU Kosher, and Gluten, Soy, BPA & GMO Free

 

Katie DeVito, Independent Designer: Origami Owl $20 gift certificate . Design your own custom jewelry. The company was founded by a 14-year old girl who dreamed of owning a car!

 

TJMaxx: $50 gift card to a store full of designer and brand name fashion for women, men, teens, kids and baby all at up to 60% off department store prices, every day.

Babor Cosmetics: $125 value. Baborganic: biological enzyme cleanser, ScenTao of Asia: relaxing body water and Baborganic: revitalizing body lotion

 

Squishables:  A plush Panda ($38 value)giant round, fuzzy panda any kid will love to hug.

 

WomensForum.com – Breaking Dawn Part 2 Giveaway

 

Enter to win a Breaking Dawn Part 2 Prize Package that includes dinner and a movie for four and exciting Twilight merchandise! Refer your friends for more chances to win – for every friend you refer, you will receive an additional entry in the sweepstakes.

 

Click HERE to enter!

Dates: November 5 – November 14

Prize: Four (4) movie tickets to Breaking Dawn Part 2
$400 for dinner for four (4)
Twilight Prize Package:
Breaking Dawn Part 2 Soundtrack $9.99 (Releases Nov 13)
Breaking Dawn Part 2 Movie Poster $6.99
Twilight Saga Four Pack DVD Set $39.99
The Twilight Saga Book Collection $53.30
Breaking Dawn Part 2 T-shirt $22.50

 

 

Free Carseat Canopy!

This is AMAZING!  Carseat Canopy is giving away a FREE yes I said FREE canopy for your carseat. Protect your baby with this canopy.

The promo code is “ENBABY”
Visit Carseat Canopy. Click on “Shop Now”, select any canopy you would like (be sure to go to their sizing page so you can get the right size carrier for you). Once you have selected your size, you will automatically be directed to the “shopping bag” where you can enter the promo code “ENBABY” This promo code will take off 100% of the canopy purchase and all you are required to pay are the shipping fees. You can use the code more than once – you just have to open a new browser/window to do so. Due to its nature, this offer can’t last long so please hurry.