2012 Christmas Giveaway: Win 1 of 26 prizes valued at $2658

Hooray, it’s time for another fabulous Styling You giveaway, Stylers – and this one is all about YOU.

It’s my 2012 Christmas Giveaway: a chance to win a little something, something to treat yourself for Christmas.

Got a teensy weensy handbag bursting at the seams? Not to worry, we’ve got a beautiful, spacious bag from My Best Friend is a Bag up for grabs.

If you’re looking to hit up every holiday party in style over Christmas and New Year’s, then you may also be interested in the ghd Styler we’re giving away, too.

Meanwhile, if you want to hit the beach in style this summer, you’ll love the stunning emerald Nancy Ganz swimsuit in this month’s competition.

We’ve also got hair removal packs, skincare prizes from Dermalogica, tanning products, SnugJugs nighties and more …

But you have to be in it to win it, so throw your hat in the ring and you may just get lucky.

Good luck everyone, thanks for reading Styling You this year and Merry Christmas!

Styling You Christmas giveaway: win one of 26 prizes


1 x bag from My Best Friend is a Bag

(total value $295)

My Best Friend Is A Bag designs and manufactures stylish, practical leather bags and accessories for busy women.

A busy woman knows that a great bag is her true friend. Our shopper bag, Victoria, will never leave your side. She’ll share all your secrets and help you stay organised while you lead your many lives.

Inside, there are three side pockets – perfect for your phone, sunglasses, drink bottle and bits and pieces. There’s also a clip for your keys so it’s easy to stay organised and a large deep zippered side pocket to hide or secure important items. Here are some of the other fabulous features:

  • Top quality ‘napa’ leather
  • Beautiful tassel with brushed nickel top
  • Quality brushed nickel hardware
  • 3 x inside, side pockets for phone, business cards etc
  • Large, deep zippered side compartment.
  • Handy clip for you key ring
  • Surprise multi coloured fun paisley lining
  • Reinforced flat bottom
  • 5 dome studs on the bottom to protect from wear
  • Detail stitching on panels top and bottom

We’ve got one beautiful watermelon pink Victoria shopper to give away! To check out the entire range, visit the My Best Friend is a Bag website.

My Best Friend is a Bag Victoria Shopper


1 x ghd styler

(total value $279)

The styling gods have delivered the perfect Christmas gift for style conscious women this year this year – the ghd Metallic Collection, featuring the ghd Gold Classic Styler.

For the first time ever, this limited edition collection sees the professionals’ favourite styling tool, the ghd Gold Classic Styler, transformed with a lustrous, all-over metallic finish available in three stunning shades – sahara gold, shimmering silver and rich ruby – all taken from the catwalks of Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Roberto Cavalli, Marc Jacobs and Vivienne Westwood.

With universal voltage and a protective plate guard, the metallic Gold Classic Styler is the perfect holiday travel companion to ensure glamorous hair can be achieved anywhere in the world ensuring holiday-frizz is a thing of the past.

The smooth, black contoured plates with a hint of sparkle are designed to give a high-shine, glossy finish and a luxury styling experience for all hair types. The ghd Gold Classic styler effortlessly glides through hair, giving perfect results time after time, whilst the rounded body makes even the trickiest flicks and curls easy to create.

For more information, visit the ghd website.

ghd Metallic collection | Katy Perry


3 x Thalgo skincare prize packs

($215 each; total value $645)

Need some help with taking care of your skin after hair removal? We’ve got three fabulous Thalgo packs to give away. Each one includes:

Thalgo Biodepyl Concentrate – A solution rich in natural marine and botanical active ingredients. Rapidly absorbed, it acts directly on the hair papilla without any inhibition of its metabolism, in order to slow down hair regrowth and make hair finer.

Thalgo Biodepyl Gel – A 2-in1 specially formulated to slow down hair regrowth , while also being kind to sensitive skin. Effective yet gentle, it acts as both an intensive and back-up treatment.

Thalgo Biodepyl Fluid – This product backs up the anti-regrowth action of the Concentrate, while preventing hair regrowth beneath the skin.

Thalgo 1.Biodepyl Gel 2.Biodepyl Concentrate 3.Biodepyl Fluid


2 x Bosisto’s prize packs

($140 each; total value $280)

What’s the secret to sleep and relaxation? Take a tip from Mother Nature with Bosisto’s lavender oil and spray. The perfect natural remedy to help calm the nerves, both products assists in relieving stress and promote a peaceful night’s sleep. This multi-use wonder is also superb for spraying into high heels before a big night out with the girls or into your gym shoes to kill germs and keep feet fresh. As a natural skin tonic, lavender also works wonders to heal blemished skin, minimise redness and help remove impurities.

We’ve got two fantastic packs to give away. Each pack includes:

1 x Bosisto’s Lavender Spray
1 x Bosisto’s Lavender Oil
1 x plush throw rug
1 x tall slipper boots

For more information, visit the Bosisto’s website.


3 x Snug Jugs nighties

($60 each; total value $180)

Snug Jugs are a premium quality nightie with breast support that are cute enough to step out of the house in. We’re giving away three gorgeous nighties to Styling You readers.

Available in a variety of colourful prints, Snug Jugs come in two styles – original and maternity.

Original Snug Jugs give confidence to the everyday woman who prefers a little support at night… and through the day.

Maternity Snug Jugs not only provide breast support but also enable a comfortable breastfeeding experience with nursing clips for easy access.

The full range is available at our Snug Jugs online store.


1 x Frunique jewellery stand prize packs

(total value $178)

Frunique has created chic chrome jewellery stands for displaying jewellery at home. Each stand achieves the perfect balance between elegant design and true practicality, resulting in a very personal objet d′art when adorned with jewellery.

Our jewellery stands start at $59 and are available at our website www.frunique.com.au, with free shipping around Australia. We also ship free to the U.S so you can shop for family and friends in America from the comfort of home.

One lucky Styling You reader will have the chance to choose any two jewellery stands from Frunique’s collection (valued up to $178). To check out the Frunique range of products, visit the website.


1 x Nancy Ganz swimsuit

(total value $169.95)

Revolutionising shape wear swim, Nancy Ganz introduces “Shape Your Escape” 2012 Swimwear Campaign. Epitomising contemporary elegance and sleek luxury, Nancy Ganz has revolutionised the way women dress since entering the market in 1990.

Nancy Ganz has now evolved into one of the world’s leading shapewear brands. With the introduction of body shaping swimwear to the range in 2009, the innovative technology has given women the confidence to look and feel great poolside or at the beach.

The latest Nancy Ganz Shape Your Escape campaign takes their stylish, fashionable silhouettes to the South of France, where St Tropez provides the perfect backdrop for their latest collection.

We’ve got one fabulous emerald Nancy Ganz chic control swimsuit up for grabs, valued at $169.95.

To view more of the range, visit the Nancy Ganz website.


2 x Dermalogica prize packs

($83.50 each; total value $167)

Dermalogica’s number one exfoliant now comes in a limited edition gifts set.

The Daily Microfoliant is a gentle, rice-based exfoliating powder activates upon contact with water, releasing papain, salicylic acid and rice enzymes that micro-exfoliate dead cells, instantly leaving skin smoother and brighter.

The set also includes a Gentle Cream Exfoliant to re-texturise for smooth skin and PreCleanse to melt away oil and makeup for a deep clean.

To view the entire range, visit the Dermalogica website.

Dermalogica Holiday Gift Set


8 x Papermate InkJoy prize packs

($20 each; total value $160)

Scribble in style with these fabulous new Papermate InkJoy pens from Papermate in every colour in the rainbow. We’re giving away eight gorgeous packs, each including two pens of each colour, all bundled up in a beautiful box.


3 x Eco Tan prize packs

($50 each; total value $150)

Who wouldn’t love a beautiful tan this summer? There are three Eco Tan prize packs up for grabs, each including

Invisible Tan – An organic moisturiser that nourishes your skin without any synthetics or toxic ingredients.
Simply apply it to clean skin and watch it turn into a beautiful rich honey tan. You can sleep in it without staining your linen as it is clear to apply, so you can wake up with a rich brown tan. Suitable for face and body.

Extreme Exfoliant Glove – Eco Tan exfoliant is an extreme exfoliator that is brilliant for pre and post tanning. It removes dead skin layers and old tan to reveal fresh smooth skin.

Winter Skin – Winter Skin is a daily nourisher that dries instantly and builds into a beautiful honey tan after a few days of application. It contains beautiful Rose flower notes and hydrates the skin without hidden nasties.

For more information about Eco Tan, visit the Eco Tan website.


1 x Avery Home prize pack

(total value $150)

The Avery Home range from Avery Dennison is a new collection of home organisation products aimed at helping families stay on top of their busy lives and family activities.

The range includes innovative printable and writeable labels including freezer safe labels, walls decals of monthly calendars, weekly planners and to-do-lists as well as products perfect for personalisng family events such as weddings or birthday parties.

We have one Avery Home home prize pack to give away, comprising of $150 worth of products from the range.

For more information visit the Avery Home website. Note: Not all products are available in Australia.



I’ve returned to games of chance for my monthly multi-draw competitions. How am I able to do that? I’m paying for the only permit required by me in Australia – NSW. Presently this will cost $80 for a one-off competition under $10,000 prize draw. ACT requires a permit if you actually live in ACT. Here is some updated info about the permit laws in Australia.


Terms and conditions: The Styling You November giveaway will be drawn at random using random.org. The competition opens, Wednesday November 14 at 5.30am EST and closes on Wednesday, November 28 at 5pm EST. One entry per person. Australian entries only, sorry.There are 26 prizes to be won, with a total prize pool of $2658. Winners will be notified via email and published here. Entries remain the property of Styling You and may be republished. For full competition terms and conditions, click here.

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  • Debbie O’Donnell

    Would love the GHD love styling & curling my hair.

  • Oooh, thank you for my prize!
    Just saw the email now… It’s been a bit of a stinker of a day, so this was the best thing to see right before I hop off to bed. Thanks again x

  • Kat

    Wowee, some great prizes Nikki!
    I would lurve to win a ghd. Was only just thinking today I wish I could afford one. 🙂
    Thanks for the chance to win one.

  • amalandrini

    oops , sorry wasn’t meant to post a photo. Thought it was a profile pic when posting. My bad lol

  • amalandrini

    Wow, what a great giveaway. so generous 🙂

  • cookerandalooker

    I love Dermalogica’s Daily Microfoliant – I couldn’t believe how much brighter my face was when I first started using it. The snug jugs are a beaut idea – off to visit their website now!

  • christine M.

    Wow, what an awesome Giveaway, some one will have an Extremly Wonderful Christmas, Thanks for the chance. xxx

  • What a fantastic competition..good luck everyone 🙂

  • Tasha S

    Fantastic giveaway ! Fingers crossed 🙂

  • Jennifer H

    Great prizes Nikki! Merry Xmas!

  • Monique

    Thankyou so much for a lovely giveaway – have Liked and Tweeted (oh and following you) Have a great week and Merry Christmas x

  • Shambala

    What a great promotion… thanks heaps for the opportunity to enter.

  • Shelley D

    I was just looking at My Best Friend is a Bag the other day. Thank you for the chance to win this beauty, or any of these lovely prizes, Nikki. You’re going to make a bunch of people very, very happy.

  • JJ

    Wow, great prizes! Thank you & a MERRY CHRISTMAS to you too!

  • Exciting prizes. Thank you.

  • Totes entered. I want snug jugs in a MAJOR way. x

  • looks good mate awsome

  • mazzy

    Best of luck to all and Merry Christmas to loved ones. So many beautiful things to win.. so many special people to share them with.

  • Courtney

    You are amazing! I am in love with your sight and I jsut cant get over how nice you are by doing comps like this! Thankyou so much for giving me the chance to win this pack! xxxxx

  • alesha

    Thank you for the great prizes on offer. I’d find it hard to pick one, They’re all fantastic.Best Wishes to everyone for the coming holiday season.

  • What great prizes! And those maternity nighties are gorgeous! Whatever happens, I’m getting me one of those. Thanks, Nikki.

  • Noleen B

    Thanks for all the wonderful prizes. I hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas and an even better New Year!

  • what thoughtful and thoroughly useful prizes Nikki

  • Natalie Stoute

    Thanks! I won’t beat around the bush, I’d love to win any of these prizes!

  • Wendy!

    Thanks for the awesome offerings Nikki. Great blog, first time comment from me, not the last. Some excellent tips, well worth it!

  • Pat De Iulio

    How come I can’t enter? My daughter entered and when I tried its saying Ive already entered???

    • Hi Pat, if she used the same ISP (internet service provider) as you are using then it won’t let you, sorry. You would need to enter via a computer elsewhere or on your phone. I have to put this in place as in the past I’ve been spammed by robots sending through thousands of fake entries and mucking it up for everyone.

  • Danielle T

    Thank you for the great give away, Fingers crossed!

  • a wicked sweet giveaway!

    p,s. i found you in the budget fashionistas 15 awesome 40+ bloggers list that we both are featured in!

  • Emma

    What wonderful prizes! I took your advice from your article on the basics in creating a versatile wardrobe and did a bit of a shop and also donated 3 large bags of clothing to the Salvation Army. It was long overdue and I feel like I actually have many outfits to throw together now. No more show pony pieces that don’t go with anything! Great advice x

    • Oh Emma, that’s wonderful – enjoy your summer with an easier task of getting ready each day!

  • Tanya Berglund

    Wow, what amazing competitions. Such great prizes too!!

  • Julie

    Just ordered a snug jugs nighty after seeing them here, they look fantastic

  • Snug jugs *snigger* what a great name. Why didn’t I think of that…

  • Thank you for such a generous giveaway and chance to win something special. Good luck to everyone that has entered.

  • cool prizes

  • leannefromsa

    I love this giveaway – goodluck to everyone!

  • Sacha Pech

    All of these brilliant prizes are 10 times better than anything my hubby would buy me for Christmas. Love the snug jug idea. Wish I’d known bout that when I was b/feeding (the only time I actually had ‘jugs’ to speak of) LOL.

  • Kym M

    Thank you for offering these great prizes Nikki! Glad I didn’t have to pick one as I was having a hard time deciding just looking through them! Best wishes for the Holiday Season to you and yours. xoxo

  • shaz

    Lovely Giveaway thanks

  • wow what a great range for a giveaway 🙂 thanks for the chance <3

  • Nicolew

    Thanks Nikki. Am always enjoying your pages. Have a great week.

  • I have been crying out for Snug Jugs for years! I am one of the only girls I know who actually doesn’t like taking my bra off at the end of the day – I prefer them supported. So much comfier. Also very tricky when holidaying with relatives and having to tuck your bazoongas back into your top should you meet someone in the hallway for the middle of the night loo trip. Far worse over breakfast!

    • I totally agree … and those moments you just want to hang in your pjs on a Sunday morning but then someone drops by!

  • JB

    Wow! Great competition. And congratulations to you and your son!

  • Merry Christmas to US! Thank you so much for putting together another amazing giveaway, Nikki. xx

  • Jocelyn

    And a great big thankyou back to you for the pleasure you are giving to us.

  • Jodie

    Gosh this is awesome 😉 thank you so much for the chance ..

  • Sandra

    You will be making someone very happy this Christmas – fantastic giveaway!

  • Julia Robertson

    Thank you for this amazing giveaway. Love SY!

  • Wow, Merry Christmas to US! Thanks for another amazing giveaway, Nikki. xx

  • Thanks for the comp. would love to be a winner. Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Always enjoy your blogs.

    • Thanks Lisa, so lovely of you to say. We will have a lovely Christmas and I hope you do too. x

  • Bennie

    It would be amaze receiving such a surprise and gift, since im the one who gives and organises the gifts. Thank you for having such a generous comp. How exciting!

  • Anna Cathcart

    Great list of prizes! Also gave me a few ideas for Christmas presents that I wouldn’t have thought of so will be def clinking through!

    • Thanks Anna, that’s great … clicking through helps ensure I can continue to bring these types of prizes to you x

  • Leanne

    Great prizes. Snug Jugs!!!! Love it x

  • Kristy Chan

    What a fantastic giveaway – you’re like Santa Claus for us grown ups! And I’m loving the snug jugs nighties, I think I’ll have to buy one for all my girlfriends who have popped out babies this year

  • my goodness, so many things to look at there ! have been visiting the links for the last hour !! thankyou so much for the opportunity 🙂

    • I really appreciate you visiting the links as these companies supply their prizes to the winners for free. Good luck x

  • MadgeyJ

    Oh my lordy I need that bag!!!!!! Eeeekkkk!!!!! Great prizes!!

  • alana

    fantastic giveaways…so very generous… 🙂

  • Woohoo! What a lovely generous thing to do. Thank you Kikki.

  • Lea C

    Great prizes Nikki I need a happy Christmas.

  • Sharon

    Thanks for opportunity Nikki. I reckon even if I don’t win one of these lovely prizes I have discovered some rather lovely products, thanks.

  • Fleurchan

    Fingers and toes!

  • Sharon Markwell

    What great prizes…thanks for the chance to enter

  • Thank you for the chance to win some wonderful prizes 😀

  • Teen

    Yay! Love it! Great comp! 😀

  • Maxabella

    Get outta town, lady. You’re too fab for words. x

  • Trina B

    another *amazing* giveaway!! Thanks for the chance xx

  • Cat

    Thank you for making it a random draw type of competition, I hate 25wol!! Probably cos I suck at them 😉

  • Jo

    Thanks lovely. I’ve got my fingers and toes crossed x

  • Mary Preston

    There are going to be some very happy & lucky people.

  • Kapernick N

    That makes me happy thinking about Christmas and who I could share some of the prizes with

  • Lauren Greenlees

    Wonderful Giveaway Kikki, and Thankyou for holding it, its so generous of you. Happy Holiday season to you beautiful xx

  • Andrea

    So many totally amazing prizes!!!

  • Carol B

    Brilliant brilliant prizes Nikki!!! And yay for SPF 50!!! Woohoo!!!

  • So many wonderful prizes – I would love to win any of them

  • Please competition gods… I NEED that GHD straightener 🙂

  • A spectacular group of prizes this month Nikki. Off to check out some links.

    • Thanks for that … it really helps with companies wanting to contribute prizes to readers xx

  • Thanks for an awesome giveaway 🙂

  • Thank you so much 🙂

  • Belinda

    Fantastic prizes :))

  • loopylu

    i have my fingers and toes crossed

  • Drooling over that handbag!!

  • Thanks for running a great comp

  • Great prizes. Thank you 🙂

  • Reannon Hope

    Great prizes ( again!) Nikki but thanks for telling us Snug Jugs. I’ve never heard of them & as I am now PREGNANT I am on the look out for cosy PJ’s that will keep my ever expanding “jugs” in order 😉

  • I think these are the best prizes yet.Love your work.

  • Moneyspider

    Fab prizes to win! Thanks so much for the comp. XX

  • Wow love the Prizes 🙂 i especially love the Ghd Styler 🙂

  • Jeannie

    So many wonderful prizes – I would love to win any of them

  • Love your tips, thanks for keeping us all updated 🙂

  • brenda

    Hoppy Hoppy, Clappy Clappy – love goodies – Thank you Nikki!

  • Margaret Perusich

    Wow, what brilliant prizes! Thanks Nikki

  • rachelmp

    Fantastic prizes! There will be some happy stylers out there

  • B

    Woweeee! What a great prize pack! You are the girl with the goods! Mwah, B

  • Marie Gardner

    What a great selection of gorgeous prizes you have sourced once again. I would be thrilled to win any of these (but especially love the handbag)

  • JicyJac

    Awesome prizes Nikki, I’ll be delighted if I am lucky enough to receive any of those

  • Thanks Nikki

  • Toni Crawford

    Thanks Nikki for such great prizes. Good luck to everyone, I have my fingers crossed.

  • Thanks for the opportunity, Nikki – these are fantastic prizes!

  • Once again you pull together another fabulous giveaway! I don’t know how you do it Nikki!

  • Kerri

    Oh all lovely prizes…….but be still my beating heart THAT HANDBAG!

  • Awesome prizes! I’d be thrilled to win any one of them!

  • Great comp in time for xmas, Thankyou 🙂

  • Al

    Hopefully the silly season will also be my winning season! Fingers Crossed

  • engineerMum

    You’re an early Santa giving away so much!

  • Thank You very much Nikki for the opportunity to enter this awesome giveaway ♥

  • RobynS

    You’re so good to us Nikki – thanks for another great comp!

  • jeanne

    great comp fingers crossed thanks styling you

  • Fingers crossed for the GHD, I am in such desperate need!

  • Wow … thank you for the chance!!! Great page – only found you recently … so glad I did!!! =)

  • elizabeth

    Hoping to win one of those fab prizes as it is my birthday and Christmas coming up, love that bag!

  • Who-hoo – Nikki you would give Oprah’s Favourite Things Giveaway a run for it’s money with this bootie.
    Thanks for the opportunity

  • Lisa mckenzie

    Those prizes are lovely Nikki,I hope I win one,it would make up for my truly horrible Birthday I had yesterday,Though I must say my daughter did make an effort with a huge cake a beautiful card and a gorgoeus watch for a present.
    Sharing is caring….Thank-You and you are one of the best sharers around.

  • Everything doubly crossed for one of these beautiful prizes!

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