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Lucky, Lucky!

I love entering competitions, even though I rarely win anything. It's usually just me receiving free samples that I've ordered online. One of the things about me is that I am severely unlucky when it comes to competitions. 

Over all of last month I entered into the Emerald Street competitions, in conjunction with Marks and Spencers. There were many prizes to be won, to do with skincare and beauty. You just had to fill out a simple form with all the usual details, such as name and address. 

Imagine my surprise over the past couple of days when I received unknown packages through my door. 

The both of them were received at separate times, in plain brown, padded postage packets. Their packets also contained a typed notice from Emerald Street that congratulated the winners.

The first I received was this Crabtree & Evelyn moisturising hand cream. I use a lot of hand creams, especially in the winter months, so I very much enjoyed receiving this. Sometimes I find hand creams to be very oily and don't rub in well, but not this one. The floral smell is so soothing and calming. This retails on the Marks & Spensers website for £14 for the 100g. 

I was very excited with what I received in the post today. I don't own a lot of false eyelashes as they are not an everyday necessity, and I have many special occasions in which to wear them The last time I wore them was about five years ago when I performed in 'Crazy for You' which was very 'Broadway'. 

I have been considering buying some cheap pairs to have on hand just in case so these made me very happy. It is the Eyure Paris Lash Edit, containing #083, #101 and #100 (as well as lash glue). This retails for £13 on the Marks & Spenser website.

Anyone else been lucky enough to win any competitions recently?

Louise x x

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