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Win $30,000 to Create Change; Get a Beachy Blowout in NYC

By Wendy Rodewald-Sulz / May 17, 2012

In this week's Beauty Wire, we've rounded up the best giveaways, events and steals from Fekkai, Buxom, Barneys and more. 

Frédéric Fekkai Fifth Avenue

 Frédéric Fekkai Fifth Avenue salon

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NEW YORK CITY: Skip out early this afternoon to catch Refinery 29 and Buxom Cosmetics' Beauty On Wheels mobile makeover van in Madison Square Park. Guests can get free makeup applications, product consultations and beauty tips from on-site makeup artists and walk away with a complimentary Buxom Lash Mascara. Today, 2PM-7PM, east side of Broadway between East 23rd and East 22nd Streets.

ONLINE: Win a whopping $30,000 to create a powerful change in your life via StriVectin’s Power to Change Campaign and National Contest. 14 runners-up will receive $500 worth of StriVectin products. To enter, visit StriVectinPowerToChange.com before June 1st and submit your answer to the question, "What would you change with $30,000?" along with a photo.

ONLINE: Pin to win a $1,000 Barneys gift card on Pinterest this month. To enter, follow BarneysNY on Pinterest, create a board featuring your beauty/grooming wishlist (including five items from Barneys) and fill out the entry form here

ONLINE: Calling all nail art buffs: Rite Aid wants to see your most creative design. Enter the retailer’s Search for the Rite Aid Nail Enthusiast by May 25th for a chance to win a $1,000 Rite Aid gift card and the opportunity to be the company’s nail art face. Essie Weingarten (yes, that Essie), Suzi Weiss of OPI and vlogger Julie Gutierrez will judge. 


Starting Friday, May 18


NEW YORK CITY & ONLINE: Living Proof kicks off its nationwide Restore 14-Day Challenge with hair consultations and touch ups aboard its Restore the Love Bus at Sephora. Can't make it down? Join the Challenge on Facebook and enter to win a Canyon Ranch vacation. Visit the Restore the Love Bus Friday, May 18th at Sephora SoHo, 11AM-7PM; Saturday, May 19th at Sephora Meatpacking, 11AM-7PM; or Sunday, May 20th at Sephora 86th & Lexington, 10AM-6PM.


Starting Thursday, May 24


NEW YORK CITY: Rock gorgeous hair all season with the new Summer Style Blow Out Bar at Frédéric Fekkai Fifth Avenue. From May 24th through August 31st, Fekkai’s flagship salon is offering $50 blowouts from 7:30-11:30 AM, Monday through Friday. Choose from five signature looks, including The New Yorker (straight and sleek), St. Barth’s Sexy (beachy) and more. Frédéric Fekkai Fifth Avenue Salon at Henri Bendel, 712 Fifth Avenue (at 56th Street), New York, NY 10019, 212-753-9500.