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24 Sep 2017


By Gracie Carroll

Gracie’s Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway: The Beauty Edition

By Blair Stutz

Gracie Carroll Beauty Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

To celebrate 6 years of blogging, and holiday giving, today I’m launching the first of 6 great giveaways this month to give you the chance to score some of my favourite things from my favourite brands and places! Stay tuned because you do not want to miss out on these giveaways, y’all!

This list can also double as a GIFT GUIDE if you need some help in the prezzie department this holiday season. You could even win these gifts to give to a very special someone!

My Beauty Faves include some of my favourite beauty products to use, and services from a few of my favourite places in Toronto. See below for what’s up for grabs and how to enter to WIN all of my Beauty Faves worth over $900!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

Toronto based soap company, Perth Soap Co. makes all of their products in Perth, Ontario and these luxury soaps smell seriously AMAZING! Super moisturizing and milky, these bars make an affordable and thoughtful gift option that will have your host thinking of you every time they use it. Perth Soap Co. has generously donated their Holiday Cleansing Bar Gift Set worth $30 for one lucky winner!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

Her Majesty’s Pleasure on King West is basically my idea of heaven on earth. It’s visually stunning, and you can get everything from facial to a manicure all while enjoying one of their delicious cocktails. The rose quartz manicure shown above is my latest obsession and I’m totally digging the ’80s Miami vibes. Her Majesty’s Pleasure has generously donated a $100 gift card for you to book in any service you like, although I do highly recommend a luxe mani pedi!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

This newest collection from Toronto-based Bite Beauty is everything you need for a sparkly good time this holiday season! Our fave thing about Bite is that all of their products are crafted with natural and food grade ingredients for beauty that’s good for you. These products also do not contain parabens, sulfates and phthalates. Bite Beauty has generously donated their Champagne Discovery Gift Set worth $39 for one lucky winner!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

If we have to endure the pain of tweezing, at least make ’em cute right? Thankfully Tweezerman is there for us with this SUPER cute gift set that not only contains not only their famous slant tweezers but an eye lash curler and a luxe travel bag. Tweezerman has generously donated their Sparkle & Shine Gift Set worth $65 for one lucky winner!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

Finally a cosmetics case that’s cute enough to show off! Poppies & Peonies has done it again with this flirty travel case that even has a handy interior jewellery tab for rings, earrings, bracelets and watches. This Toronto based brand is known for their girly and feminine aesthetic that believes in empowering women – what’s not to love?! Poppies & Peonies has generously donated one of their Let’s Make Up Cosmetic Cases worth $39 for one lucky winner!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

Created with Aphloia Extract from Madagascar, the new Elixir Jeunesse collection by Yves Rocher was designed to help repair our skin + combat pollution! The collection doesn’t launch until February 2018 but trust us — it’s worth the wait. Yves Rocher has generously donated the full Elixir Jeunesse collection worth $294 for one lucky winner!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

If you’re thinking of making the switch to natural deodorant, now’s the time! This Takesumi Detox Kit by Toronto-based Kaia Naturals is everything you need to detox your under arms of toxins and chemicals.  The kit includes: a natural bamboo charcoal deodorant, a deodorant booster bar and a charcoal detox hot bath. Kaia Naturals has generously donated one of their Takesumi Detox Kits worth $42 for one lucky winner!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

Perfect for fighting winter and its effects on our skin, an Aveda Tulasara Facial at Civello is exactly what you need! Sit back and enjoy a customized treatment that will move your skin toward balance and reveal its natural beauty. Civello has generously donated an Aveda Tulasara Facial worth $95 for one lucky winner!


Gracie Carroll Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway 2017

Known for their super cute collabs, Shu Uemura is back and this time they’re bringing Super Mario to the party! These cleansing oils not only deeply and gently cleanse impurities while respecting the natural balance of the scalp but also moisturize. Shu Uemura has generously donated their Super Mario Bros. Art of Hair Collection worth $223 for one lucky winner!


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TWEET “I want to #WIN @GracieCarroll’s #GracieFaves Beauty #GIVEAWAY ft. @BiteBeauty @HMP_Toronto @KaiaNaturals + more! http://bit.ly/2AgPoVk”

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For a bonus entry, COMMENT below and let me know what kind of content you’d love to see (or see more of) on GracieCarroll.com in 2018!

*Contest closes on Sunday December 10th, 2017 at 11:59pm, winner will be contacted Monday December 11th.*

Thank you for all of your support and GOOD LUCK!!




  1. Following, Subscribed, Tweeted and Shared! I already love what you are doing! If I had to choose, I would love to see more fashion and makeup tutorials for women of every shape and size! Beautiful giveaway Gracie, just lovely choices! ??

  2. I would love to see more Toronto events or places in Toronto that don’t get much attention that I should be giving my attention to.

  3. I would love to see some fashion and new makeup reviews 🙂 thanks for the chance , following on all Trina Goodwin on youtube , Treen Goodwin on Facebook and @treen39 on twitter and IG , Awesome giveaway thanks for the chance 🙂

  4. Following on all platforms (Punx Girl on youtube), Subscribe, shared, and tweeted. 🙂

    I can never get enough makeup/skincare/hair care reviews. I love finding out about new products from bloggers I trust.

  5. Your blog is one I read regularly. I love reading posts on skincare, restuarant reviews for our frequent visits to Toronto and recipes too. (that Hermit bar was delicious) Thanks and congrats on your 6 years!

  6. I’d love an article compiling the hottest urban beauty trends that only city-dwellers can usually access, with suggestions/links for those of us who live a good 8 hour drive from a big urban centre.

    1. I follow you on Twitter (@Boomergirlz), IG @abraidwood, FB & Youtube Alison Braidwood. I’ve tweeted, shared on FB, and subscribed to your newsletter.

  7. I would love to see home design posts. You have such great taste and I’m always looking for inspiration. I’ve done all the subscribing, following and sharing (@edmontonjb on twitter and instagram). Thanks for the generous giveaway!

  8. Subscribed, shared and followed. @sukki24 on Twitter and instagram.

    Would love to see more natural beauty products and lesser known Toronto places

  9. I’m suscribed 🙂
    Following on the 3 platforms.
    Shared on facebook and tweeted.
    Would love to see more reviews on restaurants in TO and what’s happening in the city.
    Thanks for the chance!

  10. Lovely giveaway. I would love to see posts on Christmas crafts.

    Following on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and subscribed to the newsletter.
    YouTube- guest r

    Shared on Twitter and Facebook:)

    Thank you,
    Sara Rai

  11. i have completed all the steps, and my fingers are tightly crossed — I enjoy seeing new products, recipes, decorating ideas, and of course contests — I am in Ottawa, so I like to see things that are not only in Toronto

  12. I`d love to see more contests ,;) and recipes! I follow on all,tweeted (@ksceviour) and shared on facebook (Karla Sceviour)
    Thanks 🙂

  13. Hi Gracie! This is a gorgeous selection of prizes, thank you so much for offering this to us 🙂 I would love to see more about local, Canadian shops, designers, and events. You do a great job at this already so I’m looking forward to your posts in 2018.


  14. Fantastic selection and giveaway, as per usual! Happy 6yrs and thank y0u for a chance.
    As for content – maybe you could share your favorite hidden gems- restaurants, pubs etc

  15. You are killing it with your amazing Gift Guide! I am adding some new things now to my list for Santa!

    I would love to see more Quick and Easy tips like your getting ready and your Hermit Bars!!

    I completed all of your entries above!

  16. Would love to see more posts about Korean skincare products, thanks. Have completed all above to enter contest.

  17. Have completed all of the requirements! I’d love to see wacky and new innovative products that are on the market that you can review 🙂

  18. Hi Gracie! I’ve subscribed, liked, followed, tweeted, shared, stalked, and everything else that was in the list. 🙂 I’d love to know your organization secrets!

  19. I love when you post about cool things to do in the city. Cool events, cool parks to visit, cool sample sales.. Your social media is always filled with cool ideas. Please keep that up!

  20. I would love to see more beauty products reviews. All around great site and social media’s platforms. Love the site. I subscribed, liked, followed, tweeted. Thanks for the great contest.

  21. I’d love to see more travel posts featuring cool places you’ve stumbled upon, and city guides! They give me major inspo and motivate me to travel more!

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