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Win It and Wear It Winners


Note: Check out the latest Obsessive Beauty blog and enter the next contest.

Editor’s note: This year’s fashion issue was a huge hit, as was our Win It and Wear It Contest. So, from here on out, we’ll be holding a weekly contest at the Obsessive Beauty blog, where you can win more fashionable items from the people featured in the fashion issue, and many others. Upcoming prizes include jewelry from Stripe, a ring from August Mae Designs, panties from Manu, jewelry from Idle Hands, a leather accessory from Nuala, a facial from Beauty 360 Santa Cruz, a wallet from Wallflower Boutique, a hair cut and hair products from Urban Groove, and much more. The next contest begins on Wednesday, Aug. 18. In the meantime, check back here frequently for blogs about fashion and beauty.

Winners for the Win It and Wear It Contest:

One-of-a-kind earrings from Blank Verse Jewelry —Dawn Miller

A vintage-inspired ring from August Mae Designs —Marcea

A classic Lex Designs T-shirt (white with a black and yellow ruffle) —Love.Sewn

Hand-made earrings from Stripe —Maria Grusauskas

A leather cuff with a vintage broach from Nuala —Anne

A $50 gift certificate from Cameron Marks —Paige S

A T-shirt from Idle Hands Boutique —Teri

A sample size cosmetics product from Beauty 360 Santa Cruz and a free skin consultation —Hannah

A pair of pajamas from Manu —Gina Santorini

Bird Mafia T-shirt —Kristen H

Haircut from Gina Bokariza of Urban Groove Hair Salon —Agostina

Hair products from Urban Groove Hair Salon —Cassie Cleaton

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