mary kay giveaway
Giveaway! One of you will have a chance to win your own Mary Kay box full of makeup goodies. To enter use the Rafflecopter Widget below. Sadly, this giveaway is only open to U.S. Residents. My giveaways are usually international but Mary Kay will be the one shipping out the prize not me. The rules are the usual: be a blog follower and over 18 years of age (or have your parents permission). Good luck and thanks for entering! 🙂

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Disclaimer: This post is part of a sponsored collaboration between Mary Kay, “Arranque de Pasión”, and Latina Bloggers Connect. Products provided by Mary Kay.

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  1. WonderfulYou

    8th May 2013 - 12:05 pm

    Ahh you look so amazing lovely. The lipstick is gorgeous xx

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:26 pm

      Thank you, Meg!

  2. octopus9irl

    8th May 2013 - 12:41 pm

    this lipstick does magic for you!!

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:26 pm

      Thank you! I loved the lipstick too!

  3. Amy

    8th May 2013 - 12:42 pm

    I wish I could do a smokey eye like you!

    Amy| The Little Koala Blog ♥

  4. Krystel

    8th May 2013 - 12:57 pm

    Great post I have never heard of this brand before so would love to try 🙂 I have also entered the giveaway, I love your eyes too very pretty and natural xx

  5. Anonymous

    8th May 2013 - 12:59 pm

    I actually chuckled when I saw the word passion and telenovela. They were background noise for me growing up. I did for some reason become interested in watching Rosa Salvage (oooh dated alert!). So that's the only show I watched with my mother til completion. An american english bias starts early when most of your friends don't speak Spanish, or if they do, they only do so at home. Love your smokey eye and your toned down technique. Sadly, most telenovela's are a decade behind in makeup and fashion style. Actually, I think American soap operas are too. Think it's a soap thing. 🙂

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:28 pm

      Haha, I think novela actresses always look gorgeous but it's usually the same look over and over. Also, there's always a lot of lip lining and lip gloss used! I love how they all come out of the shower with a full face of makeup, haha.

  6. Anonymous

    8th May 2013 - 1:47 pm

    OOOOH SO EXCITED. I'm not a Spanish speaker (despite hailing from California and my bf being a fluent Spanish speaker) – so while I don't watch telenovelas, I do watch similar Chinese soaps that sound similar. Having said that though, none of the heroines in Chinese soaps are as daring as Ela – I mean, NASCAR racer? That's so kickass.
    Undoubtedly though, this lipstick looks very very very good. I have a thing for browns now!! And dang girl, have you seen yourself black eyeliner like that. So gorgeous! xx

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:28 pm

      So awesome that your bf speaks Spanish! 🙂 Thank you, Amanda! <3

  7. Pang

    8th May 2013 - 2:21 pm

    awesome giveaway! I've never tried Mary K so hopefully I'll get lucky. I love the look you created. The lip color complements your skintone and neutral looks are just great for every day wear.

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:29 pm

      Thank you! Good luck with the giveaway!

  8. ThriftThick

    8th May 2013 - 2:25 pm

    Thanks so much for the giveaway Coco!!! And I love the look you created – very simple but sultry 🙂 The backstory on your 'telenovelas' and MaryKay was super fun to read about too haha <3


    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:29 pm

      Haha, thank you, Cassie! 🙂 Good luck with the giveaway x

  9. noire

    8th May 2013 - 2:47 pm

    I can't get over how gorgeous your lashes are Coco! This is suck an easy makeup, yet so beautiful ^^ I have so many neutral palettes that I'm sure I can find similar colours to yours to recreate the look : )

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:30 pm

      Definitely very easy to recreate. Glad you liked it, Lau! <3

  10. Jen27

    8th May 2013 - 3:50 pm

    Amazing that they sent you these products! Loving how warm and smokey this look is. Super sultry! You look great 🙂


  11. Arielle

    8th May 2013 - 4:01 pm

    The look you created is absolutely gorgeous. I love how you laid out the photo instructions, too!

  12. Butterfly by Me

    8th May 2013 - 4:04 pm

    It's a nice look, I've never tried a lip colour like that. But on you it looks lovely. Me encantan las novelas.

    K xx

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:30 pm

      Gracias! <3

  13. Kelly

    8th May 2013 - 4:13 pm

    Such a lovely giveaway! I absolutely love the look you did-especially the eyes! Thanks for the giveaway xoxo
    p.s. I'm under the name Kellybee in Rafflecopter!

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:32 pm

      Thanks, hun. Good luck with the giveaway!

  14. ampersaand

    8th May 2013 - 4:58 pm

    I love the smoky eye! So dramatic, it really suits you! x

  15. Yun Yuwa

    8th May 2013 - 5:53 pm

    Lovely look~ keep it up 🙂

  16. Nesita

    8th May 2013 - 6:15 pm

    I like the look you created, it looks like a soft and pretty nightime look instead of a very obvious, bright one =)

  17. Carmen

    8th May 2013 - 6:22 pm

    Cool giveaway! I won a Mary Kay box last year, maybe I´ll be lucky again 🙂 Also I must say that I really like how your eye make-up turned out! The transition is so neat and I love the chocolate-like colours 🙂

  18. yessie (cinnamonandzoeykisses)

    8th May 2013 - 7:23 pm

    Love this post- my mom also introduced me a young girl to makeup and novelas- and although I don't watch them anymore (except to see the handsome men;) my mom still never misses her novelas!

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:32 pm

      My mom still doesn't miss hers either 🙂

  19. Amy

    8th May 2013 - 9:18 pm

    You look gorgeous, the make up looks so nice too I wish they were over here in the UK!
    Amy x
    A Little Boat Sailing

  20. Makeupbypatricia

    8th May 2013 - 10:08 pm

    Beautiful! I was also into telenovelas but when I was reeaaaaaally young — mari mar, maria la del barrio, etc.

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:33 pm

      I watched those too! xx

  21. Jasmine

    8th May 2013 - 11:55 pm

    Yay I've been forward to seeing these looks! I'd watch novelas to help with my not so great spanish and would ask my mom constantly.."what did she say?" "Whats happening?"

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:34 pm

      Haha, I love that story, Jasmine x

  22. Melissa B

    9th May 2013 - 12:43 am

    I used to watch telenovelas with my mom! When I went away to college she would tape them and send them to me. The perfect cure for homesickness!
    I love the eye look you created with the shadow palette. You look beautiful.

    • Coco

      9th May 2013 - 3:34 pm

      That's so sweet of her! Thank you, Melissa <3

  23. Alina

    9th May 2013 - 4:57 am

    Love the look, Coco! So sultry and glam!!!!

  24. Hollie

    9th May 2013 - 1:34 pm

    Wow, that lipstick looks great on you! I could never pull that color off! The eye look is so sultry, I love it. I've actually never tried Mary Kay before, now you've made me want to 🙂

  25. Hola Flo Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    10th May 2013 - 12:26 am

    Aw, I saw telenovelas for a long time! Sadly they are not that popular anymore here in Argentina as people here likes reality shows and all drama shit.
    I think that I started liking make up and haircare products by seeing telenovelas like Pasion de Gavilanes where all women look so beautiful!
    When I went to Miami I've stayed at my aunts house and they watch televisa 24/7 so I got in touch with that latino culture I missed for a long time, so nice!

    Btw, I LOVE LOVE LOVE the lipstick, too bad the giveaway is only for americans 🙁


  26. Betzy Carmona

    10th May 2013 - 2:46 am

    I love the look you created !

  27. Lauren renturquise

    10th May 2013 - 6:53 am

    love your eyes **.**

  28. Ashii

    10th May 2013 - 1:19 pm

    Mary Kay products look so good! I love this effortless smoky eye on you, and that is so your lip colour. x

  29. ss fashion world

    13th May 2013 - 7:14 pm

    love the look ! Looks great :))

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