800 Fan Giveaway for TWO Winners!



Okay, so today I decided to have the giveaway be for two winners…so here is what the two prizes are for two lucky winners.

Do you like my coordinating skills? First place winner will receive the a Full Size Too Faced Lash Light Mascara in Black and the lovely Purple Panic (neon) nail polish by China Glaze! Are you excited? Me too! This first place giveaway prize value is $32.00. (all items purchased by me, Kendra)

For the second place giveaway winner, you will receive the Urban Decay Shadow Potion Primer and the Peachy Keen Nail polish by China Glaze. This prize has a value of $25.00. (all products purchased by me, Kendra)



-To be eligible for this Giveaway, you must either subscribe to this blog, Follow us on Facebook or Twitter( @citizenofbeauty).

-Introduce yourself to the person who comments above you and tell them your best beauty secret. If you are the first to enter, introduce yourself to ME! 


(you must let me know in the comment section please if you do additional entries…thx)

-Tweet this giveaway linking this giveaway and using @citizenofbeauty.

-Share on Facebook and tag the citizens of beauty fan page in the post.


And just because I am random…I thought I would post a little Q&A I did with Amy Childs of Onedivineparty.com for her blog. It was an honor!

If you had 2 weeks to go anywhere, where would you go vacation?

My ultimate dream vacation would be hanging out in Bora Bora for a good long stretch with my husband.  I have always been drawn to the secluded huts that sit atop the ocean; they seem so romantic and yet adventurous.  I think I would spend my time lounging, soaking up the sun (with loads of sunscreen and a hat of course), sipping on some fruity drink and definitely scoring a massage. But it’s not just relaxing; there is tons of stuff to do in the water like snorkeling, kite surfing and going on Jet Ski’s. Although I am terrified of fish biting my toes for some weird reason (no I have never been bit by a fish), I would face my fear and go snorkeling…especially in the waters of Bora Bora.  Oh, and we can’t forget that the Kardashians did make it their family vacation, that counts for something right?


What is the weirdest thing that you and I both do?

Well, over the past 6 months of knowing Amy, we have discovered that we are oddly similar in many ways. For starters, we are both messy, disaster seems to follow us when it comes to keeping our homes clean and organized. Because of this, we lose things often (several times a week), like wallets, keys, credit cards, and anything else you can imagine. But don’t worry; we are not like that when it comes to our businesses. For some reason, in that area we are control freaks so it works. And oddly enough, we both enjoy drinking pickle juice. Don’t ask. Just know it’s real good and you should probably try it.


What makes you interested in someone as a friend?

I am an authentic person, what you see it what you get. So I usually am drawn to people that are just genuine, who are able to relax, have a fun time and yet be open to experiencing life together which means going through the good, bad, and the ugly. There is a verse in the Bible that talks about friends sharpening each other like iron sharpens iron.  That right there say’s it all, I look for that.


Currently you are pregnant, have you had any weird cravings?


There have been a few cravings. I don’t know if they are weird…but they are definitely real. A few day’s ago I ate an entire jar of pickled asparagus in a ½ hour…my mouth is currently watering at this moment.  I am really in to Deviled Eggs and would like to run to the store right now to buy some pepperchinis and chomp the whole jar down. Yumm.


What Celebrities fashion sense do you identify with?

I feel like my style tends to shift depending on my mood and the color of the sky that day. But the celeb that I identify most with when it comes to her fashion choices is definitely Nicole Richie and her Bohemian-care free yet totally put together fashion sense. When you are short and small framed, the Bohemian look can sometimes take over your frame and make you look sloppy, but somehow it never does on her. I kind of want to pull a heist and hi-jack her clothes and her stylist. But since I can’t, I have to say that Leanna NYC in the Pearl District has some fabulous choices that are totally Nicole Richie.


Are there any tv shows that you find yourself abnormally loving these days?

Unfortunately there are a few that I absolutely love. Mad Men is at the top, Suburgatory, Modern Family, and I am a sucker for anything on the Investigate Discovery channel. I am a huge “investigational” nerd. If I wasn’t so totally confident that being a makeup artist is what I am suppose to do, I think I would go into Forensics.



Describe your perfect normal day.

I think it would start out by sleeping in until 10am, which is a novelty with a toddler. Then my little fam bam and I would go down to PDX, grab a coffee from our favorite coffee shop Baristas, and go walk through as many boutiques as we could until our daughter has had enough and we need to take her to a park to play. We would grab our favorite snacks from Traders Joes and have a pick-nick for lunch and then drop baby girl off with grandma so the huz and I could actually go on a date! Any date with my husband makes the day perfect, so it could literally be anything and I would be happy.


Name 3 random facts about Kendra.

1. If my husband is out of town I have to sleep with a light on…I am still scared of the dark. 2. I am obsessed with the Hallmark channel during the entire Christmas season, which starts the day after Thanksgiving for my family. It drives my husband INSAIN! 3. As a child I was a total performer. I would write songs, and perform them for my family and friends at any moment possible. This may or may not have continued on into my high school years. I even went so far as to fill family friends voicemail boxes with a complete impromptu recording sesh for them to hear (I was 7 at that time). Oh- and I kind of thought I was Mariah Carey, enough said.


If you could have any super power what would it be and why?

I think I have written this response ten different times because I keep finding the “con” that goes with having that super power. For instance, I would love the ability to read minds, but then again, I really don’t want to know what’s going on in everyone’s head…that would way to depressing. If I could just tap in to peoples minds and find out what they were thinking at selective moments then that might work. But ultimately I will have to go with the Superman effect and be a flyer. Other than potential bugs flying in my face, you can’t go wrong with this super power.


Giveaway will end May 30th, 2012 and at 9pm PST. You three different ways to enter. You must be 18 years of age and live in the continental US to enter this giveaway.   A winner will be selected through random.org on May 31st 2012 and the winner will be notified via email and announced on Citizensofbeauty.com facebook, and twitter the same day. If the winner does not respond within 24 hours, they will forfeit the winning, and a new winner will be selected.  Kendra Stanton and Citizens of Beauty are not responsible for any allergic reaction to any products won.  Kendra did not receive payment or compensation for this giveaway. Please allow 30 day’s for items to get to you.

Happy winnings and  xoxo!





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  • Hola! 🙂 Elaine Chan hailing from the Big Apple! Beauty secrets is to wear makeup like you’re NOT wearing any.. My friends are always saying my skin is flawless when in actuality I have makeup on they just can’t tell because its very simple makeup that I have on! 🙂 

  • Hi there! 🙂 Im Sarah Northcutt, 28 from Vallejo California. My favorite beauty secrets are making sure to drink at least 6 8fl oz glasses of water, and I love to use a homemade face scrub of oatmeal sugar and honey.

  • Hi Kendra~ My name is Missy Smith and one of my beauty secrets is that I don’t wear make-up every day, it gives my skin a break. All though, I do try and remember to use moisturizer every day.

  • Hi Kendra! I don’t really need to introduce myself since you know me, but I love reading your blog! You are so talented! My best beauty secret is to read your blogs cause honestly I clueless when it comes to makeup and beauty!

  • Hi Isaacpatry1005!  My name is Tracy and I live in Portland, OR.  I don’t think I have any beauty secrets….. but my “can’t live without it” in my make-up bag would definitely be mascara!  

  • Hi Kendra, I meet you at the Jr High Girls Night Out. I really enjoy reading your blog. My beauty secret I would say is moisturizer. I’m turning 50 in a few weeks. I’m often told I don’t look 50. I would attribute that to putting on moisturizer since I was 15.
    Keep up the great work!

    • Hi Melissa, My name is Melissa. I am an old co worker of the All knowing make up goddess Kendra. My beauty secret is using Aveda’s Intensive Hydrating mask. If you have any sort of dry skin it amazing. I also use the liquid exfoliant. These two products I will never go without. As far as makeup goes… I love the look and feel of MACS foundations. Seemless! 
      Ps: Hi, Kendra. Hope you are doing well 🙂 

      Melissa Heintz

  • hello Im tina robbins 29 from clarksville arkansas and My fave beauty secrets are drink lemon water to flush out it will make u feel good and i like to do homemade beauty remedies here is one

    Peach-and-Honey Mask
    This revitalizing peach and honey mask is almost good enough to eat. But what you’ll really love about it is how it leaves your skin feeling soft and supple.



    1 large peach or nectarine, skinned

    3 teaspoons honey

    A pinch of lecithin powder or 2 tablespoons yogurt



    Mash the peach and honey together, add a little lecithin powder or 2 tablespoons yogurt until you have a workable paste. Pat evenly over your face and neck and around the eyes. Lie back and relax for about 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water, pat dry, then tone and moisturize as you normally would.

  • Hi!  I’m Amy from Portland, OR. My makeup secret is to use vitamin E on my lips when they are dry. 

  • Hello, My name is Adam…  That’s right I am A Guy.  I’m entering this contest to win the prize for someone else.  She’s a special little lady.  But I actually do have a beauty tip.  I personally have oily skin and can’t use anything with a lot of chemicals in it.  Especially benzoyl peroxide et al.
    So I recently stepped up to the plate and purchased an all natural skincare supplement called Bentonite Clay.  Apparently it is an actual living clay.  In fact when you mix it with water for a face scrub/mask you are supposed to only use a non metal bowl/mixing utensil, as to not change the natural composition of the healing clay.  
    I tried it a couple of times on my face as a mask and I must say my skin began looking and feeling better right away.  It begins to fade any blemishes immediately as what it does (I’m told) is draw out the toxins in the body.  People also use it as a foot soak for this very reason and others drink it with a ton of water (it’s dehydrating and this is really not recommended /also I am not a physician/ licensed health care practitioner this is not to be construed as medical advice, blah, blah blah.)  For it’s detoxifying effect.
    Or in a bath.
    Oh and did I mention it’s cheap.  I got a small tub for about 7 bucks at whole foods.
    So there you have it my one beauty tip.  Don’t tell my guy friends.
    NO I Mean Seriously don’t tell them, ladies. Please.  Thank you!
    Good luck with looking good.  Not that any of you need it.  😉

  • Hi! My name is Megan. I am a 25 year old entrepreneur from Portland, Oregon. My favorite beauty secret is swishing hyrodrogen peroxide before my mouthwash.  It kills all the germs and makes my teeth naturally whiter. 

  • Hello~ My name is Alyssa and one of my beauty secrets isn’t a secret at all.  Drink a lot of water and your skin and body will thank you for it!

    • Hi Alyssa F my name is Amy Childs owner of One Divine Party who had the pleasure of featuring the amazing Kendra Stanton on my blog with her q&a above 😉  Isn’t Kendra a rock star….I have learned so much from her, she is one of my beauty secrets seriously follow her blog!!!  Ok my own secret though is to always bronze the under chin/neck area.  We always get sun directly on our face, arms, chest and its silly to match foundation to the under neck area (to avoid the infamous “line” that is equally bad), but if you match to that under pale area you will end up having a floating pale face.  I always color match on the jaw line but compare it to my chest and arms to make sure it looks right.  I learned it from Bobbi Brown when I freelanced, I was no where near as talented as Kendra but I did learn that one awesome nugget 🙂

  • Hey alyssa! My name is also Alyssa! (how crazy is that!?) i am from the mile high state and one of my best beauty secrets is to run. yes just run! running releases dopamine which is your happiness it wakes you up and makes your days a whole lot better! Also its good exersize!

  • Hi Sarah. My best beauty secret is to never towel-dry hair. It makes most hair frizzy. Instead, I scrunch up hair with my hands or braid it or pull into a bun before drying to add wave and texture.
    I follow via twitter as freefragments.

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