As I’ve mentioned in my past convention recaps, no con is quite complete for me without a visit to the Espionage Cosmetics booth. I first discovered their geeky goodness through the wonderful world of the Internet, which informed me that Firefly themed makeup was, in fact, a thing that I could own. Being both an avid Whedonite and lover of all things makeup, it was like I’d found a little piece of nerdvana here on earth.
When I finally got to test their products at Geek Girl Con 2013, I was not disappointed. Espionage Cosmetics isn’t just eyeshadow – it’s all-over pigment that can be used either dry or wet on your eyes, lips or face. Not only that, but as someone with astonishingly sensitive skin, I can proudly say that I’ve never had a single issue with any of the Espionage pigments I own.
And it gets better.
The nail art mania that has been going around the past couple of years has left many of us starving for geeky nail wraps. That old newspaper and magazine trick just doesn’t cut it, and not all of us have the talent to paint tiny TARDISes on our own nails. But never fear, fellow geeks, because Espionage Cosmetics line of nail wraps is here to save the day.
The beauty of the nail wraps is that they’re super easy to use: you put stick them on your nail(s) of choice, file away the excess, throw on a top coat and you’re good to go for up to two weeks. They can go over nail polish or straight onto your bare nail.
If you’re like me and super hard on your nails, a wrap that will last two weeks probably sounds too good to be true. However, I tested out the durability of the Nailed It! wraps during WonderCon. Espionage Cosmetics was the very first booth I visited during WonderCon – the nail wrap sample was applied over my painted nail. I opted to see how long it would last WITHOUT a top coat.
I’m pleased to say that after three days of running around, frantic typing, and blindly reaching around in my bag for business cards, the nail showed no sign of chipping. Two days after WonderCon? Still no chipping! In fact, it very likely would’ve lasted a good week without the top coat if I hadn’t had to remove my nail polish because teal and sparkly glow-in-the-dark eyeball nails aren’t business formal attire. Yet.
But really, why take my word for it when you can enter to win your very own nail wraps?
Please read the giveaway rules and prize pack descriptions before entering via Rafflecopter below.
We thank you, unknown citizen, for your interest in the 3 Chic Geeks sweepstakes. However, before you enter, you must know that there are some rules involved.
First off, you must be 18 years or older, and live in the United States, because we are poor and shipping is expensive. We are also very sorry to our Canadian friends who may have a fondness for this blog; legalese is difficult and it’s easier to just limit the giveaway to residents of ‘Murrica. Not all of us can get a full-ride to Stanford while hunting demons throughout puberty, don’t look at us that way.
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Winners will be chosen via Rafflecopter drawing randomly and stealthily by night. The sweepstakes ends at 11:59pm PST, May 5th, 2014; the winners will be announced on May 6th. A winner will be randomly drawn for each prize pack. Prize packs range in value. For more detailed information, please see below.
No purchase necessary, void where prohibited. 3 Chic Geeks reserve the right to void any entry for any reason. Your info won’t be used for commercial purposes, you won’t be notified if you do not win, eat your kale and don’t say bad things about Misha Collins.
First Prize: Two (2) Espionage Cosmetics Nailed It nail wrap sets, one each in Time Lord and Nebulae. Valued at $24.
Second Prize: One (1) Espionage Cosmetics Nailed It nail wrap set in Purple & Teal Masks. Valued at $10.
Have you caught the nail art bug? Which of the Nailed It giveaway designs are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments or tweet us at @ThreeChicGeeks!
UPDATE: The giveaway is now over!
While we generally announce our winners via the Rafflecopter widget, Rafflecopter seems to be broken and tech support has been nothing short of infuriating. Thus, in favor of not making our winners wait any longer, we decided to announce them anyway.
Congratulations Kyrsten and Kimmy! You will both be contacted by email and have 48 hours to claim your fantabulous nail wraps.
Thank you to everyone who entered!