Essie Winter 2011 Collection + Giveaway (Closed)

essie logoThis month’s Beauty Pick from H-E-B happens to be something that I’m absolutely in love with — the Essie Winter 2011 Collection.  I’m already a huge fan of Essie, but these new colors for winter are absolutely stunning.

Essie Winter Collection

Now you see why I’m in love?!?  Six festive new colors inspired by the precious stones and metals that remind of us holiday cocktail parties.

One day last week I spent part of the evening relaxing and having “me” time and decided a manicure and pedicure was the way to go.  My daughter was a wee bit jealous she wasn’t invited, but honestly, I needed that time to regroup and collect myself.

essie pedicureI decided to do my nails and toenails in Cocktail Bling which is a milky shade of pale gray. I absolutely adore this color and have received numerous compliments.  I do need to point out that in my experience in using Essie polish, you need to apply two coats for extended wear.  If you only apply one coat, don’t expect more than a couple of days with picture perfect nails.

The new shades in the Essie Winter 2011 Collection are:

  • Cocktail Bling – A milky, pale shade of gray
  • School of Hard Rocks – A mighty shade of green
  • Bobbing for Baubles – A dark, deep, elusive shade of blue
  • Brooch the Subject – A smooth shade of cream
  • Size Matters – A blazing hot shade of ruby red
  • Bangle Jangle – An airy shade of lavendar

This new collection is definitely worthy of being the H-E-B Beauty Pick of the Month!


You can purchase the new Essie Winter 2011 Collection at your local H-E-B store.  Make sure to use this coupon to save on your purchase.


Two (2) winners will receive the Essie Winter 2011 Collection that includes the colors mentioned above.

How to Enter:

Simply leave me a comment below letting me know which color you think you’d like most!

Extra Entries Available:

After you have completed the first entry, you are eligible for additional entries. Make sure you leave a separate comment for EACH entry. Each counts as one extra entry unless noted otherwise.

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  • Follow Simply Being Mommy on Twitter AND Tweet about the giveaway. Leave the URL to the Tweet in your comment. You can tweet once a day, but remember to leave the URL to each tweet. You must have at least 50 followers for this extra entry. Tweet to @HEB letting them know which new color in the Winter 2011 Collection you would like to try most.  Be sure to include this link and the #hebbeauty hashtag.
This giveaway will end on December 7th at 10:00 PM Central time. Winner will be chosen via a random number generator. Giveaway is open to US entries. The winner must contact me in 48 hours to claim their prize. Good luck to everyone!
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About Crystal

Crystal is Owner & Editor of Simply Being Mommy. She is a work-at-home mom and enjoys being wife and mommy. She loves family, travel, chocolate and Diet Coke.


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    I like the pretty Bangle Jangle color

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    I think I would like Bobbing for Baubles!
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    I like the bobbing for baubles

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    I’d be wearing school of hard rocks

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    I think I would like the color “Size Matters” the most!

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    Deborah Wallin says:

    I would like Size Matters – A blazing hot shade of ruby red

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    Size Matters sounds perfect for the holidays!

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    I would like Bangle Jangle the most.

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