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Night at the W

On Thursday, January 10th, every Walgreens® store in the U.S. will host “Night at the W™,” a free, beauty-themed event from 4:00 – 9:00 pm. Billed as the official after-party of the People’s Choice Awards, you are invited to talk with your local Walgreens Beauty Advisor on how to get your own glamorous, new look for the New Year and have a chance to win fabulous prizes. If you’re able to attend, you’ll discover many simple ways to elevate your look and get “red carpet ready” for a big night out.

According to Fashion Consultant/”Godfather of Style,” Tim Gunn: you don’t have to spend a fortune to get your own “red carpet ready” look. On behalf of Walgreens, Tim offers the following great tips and tricks:

  • Get a Camera-Ready Smile: A bright white smile is absolutely necessary whether you’re walking the red carpet or the runway. A simple tip I tell all the runway models is use something like a Crest Whitestrips. There’s this 2 hour treatment you can put on when you are getting ready.
  • Get Ready for Your Close-Up: When it comes to facial hair removal, there’s nothing to be ashamed of, and there’s everything to gain. Olay has something new that is perfect for this and because it’s from Olay you know your skin will look fabulous!
  • Every day is a new chance for you to “walk the runway,” so I like to encourage women to try new things whether it be a new lipstick or nail color.
  • Some of the most stunning looks I have seen lately are topped off with healthy-thick hair. Not every woman has thick hair and as women age their hair tends to thin. There is a new hair thickening product on the market from Pantene that will give you that gorgeous hair.
  • To keep your skin glowing, it is important to stay hydrated by using a good moisturizer and drinking lots of water. And you can make your features pop with the right makeup and brightest smile.

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Night at the W Giveaway

Enter to win a special prize package which includes:

  • Crest® 2 HR Express Whitestrips
  • Olay® Facial Hair Removal (Medium to Coarse)
  • Pantene® Expert Collection AgeDefy Thickening Treatment
  • CoverGirl® Clump Crusher (Very Black)
  • CoverGirl Jumbo Gloss Balm
  • CoverGirl Nail Gloss

Entries will be collected through January 14, 2012 at 12:01 am EST. One winner will be randomly selected and notified via email; they will be announced on the Rafflecopter widget after the contest has ended.

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Disclosure: A prize package has been provided for my consideration, along with an additional package for the winner. Any opinions expressed above are my own.

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  1. 1

    Big nights out start with shopping for the perfect outfit, followed by a complete beauty routine, shower, moisturizing, hair, makeup…it’s a process, lol.

  2. 2

    Before I go out I like to straighten my hair apply all my cover girl products, also I love a fresh coat of nail polish

  3. 3

    A big night out always starts with a long relaxing bath followed by hair, makeup and a perfect outfit.

  4. 4

    Shop for the perfect outfit!

  5. 5

    This is a great giveaway!

  6. 6
    Jennifer B says:

    Great hair, facial, makeup, nails and pearly smile. Add the perfect outfit and ready to go!

  7. 7

    Your outfit is always most important then hair and makeup with your girls.

  8. 8

    For a big night out, I usually prep by playing upbeat music, picking an outfit from my closet, doing my makeup and hair, and then choosing the perfect accessories!

  9. 9

    A long long hot shower.

  10. 10

    Find the perfect outfit:)

  11. 11
    Julianna Hudzik says:

    I use a little foundation, make my eyes as smokey as possible n use a nude shade for my lips.afterward, I use a fresh start spray on my hair n blow out the roots for volume, n curl the ends.

  12. 12

    Doing everything I can to feel amazing that day!

  13. 13
    Tiffany P says:

    Shop for that perfect outfit, shoes, purse and jewelry. Then Take a nice long shower and shave and do everything to make me feel amazing. Then hair & make up. Then of course a picture of the look :)

  14. 15
    Tammy Bossio says:

    Do makeup and hair and get a new outfit.

  15. 16

    Curled hair, lots of lashes, bronzer, and heels. Oh yes. :)

  16. 17

    Nice outfit, hair and make-up

  17. 18
    Susie Daggett says:

    Pampering myself

  18. 19
    Kim Kelly says:

    Paint my nails , head to the salon!

  19. 20

    A big night out begins with finding the perfect outfit, then painting my nails, way too much makeup, and hair!

  20. 21

    Painting my toenails and putting some perfume on.

  21. 22
    Christina Oddy says:

    find a sitter is the first step :) we dont get to go out much!

  22. 23

    make sure the hair and make up are just right. Nail Polish, if there’s time :)

  23. 24

    Well, I would love to have a big night out…but that hasn’t happened in several years :(

  24. 25

    Shower ( usually with 2 little chatty girls in the bathroom) then flat iron the hair and put some makeup on!

  25. 26
    kara locke says:

    Have a few drinks while picking out outfits with my friends!

  26. 27
    Katelyn Rath says:

    Get a Mani-Pedi, shower, do my Hair& make-up, spend an hour figuring out which outfit and shoes to wear, get dressed and thennn put on jewelry and perfume :)

  27. 28

    brush my hair, put on my “best” jeans, apply tinted chapstick, pick up the babysitter and I’m good to go. Left the beauty products by the wayside even before the kids came along!

  28. 29

    Shower and paint my nails

  29. 30

    Shower, shave, use Bath & Body products, wash and style hair, oh and take a nap

  30. 31

    Turn on my favorite music, a great attitude goes a long way :)

  31. 32
    Anna Evans says:

    First get a babysitter and then get all dolled up to go on a date night with my hubby :-)

  32. 33
    Christina W. says:

    My NEW routine is…Try to straighten my natural curly hair and put makeup on quickly, while feeding,diapering and keeping my new baby occupied!

  33. 34

    I have to get a new outfit. Also a nice long shower.

  34. 35

    A good night’s rest and a mask the night before for smooth skin.

  35. 36

    shower, shave, scented lotion, cute undies and perfect lips

  36. 37

    new clothes, shower hair and makeup

  37. 38

    A babysitter, a long shower, and wearing my hair down vs. the mommy pony tail.

  38. 39

    I make sure I have enough time that I don’ have to rush.

  39. 40

    Take a shower, pick out my outfit, scrub my face and teeth, moisturize, get dressed, apply makeup, brush hair, drop off kid’s at Grandma’s house :). Lots of times the hair and makeup get applied in the car lol.

  40. 41

    I don’t get many occassions to dress up and go out with the hubby…but when I do….I make the most of it…..I wear very little make-up, but my hair has to be just right! Nice long shower, moisturizers…..whether it’s dinner and a movie, a trip to the casino, or just a night in, by ourselves. As long we get to spend the time together…I’m HAPPY! :)

  41. 42
    LauraD143 says:

    Woohoo!! thanks for bringing the giveway to us :)

  42. 43

    Straighten my hair, put on mascara, and make sure I smell great!

  43. 44

    trying to get enough sleep the night before
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  44. 45
    Jamie Brigham says:

    I shower and do my hair. I always put my clothes out hours before to be sure I am actually going to wear it.

  45. 46

    Make sure that I have lots of good music to get excitedto

  46. 47

    Makeup, try to perfectly match/coordinate the right outfit! Oh, and have a good attitude!

  47. 48
    Leslie K. says:

    For me, going out is such a rarity, the good attitude just happens! Just getting dressed up, and actually doing my makeup and changing hairstyles just adds the finishing touch!

  48. 49
    Tiffany Leathem says:

    A big night out starts with the perfect outfit, straighten hair, make up and the nail polish

  49. 50
    Bethany Goff says:

    I so rarely have a big night out, so it’s hard to think what I do! The last big event was a wedding, and so I de-fuzz my face :/, color my hair, put on concealer under my foundation, actually use eyeshadow, get my hair just perfect, wear my nicest dress and wear heels (I’m normally a flats kind of girl!). I might even put on lipstick! (gasp!)

  50. 51
    Lezlie Smith says:

    Makeup, hair, and most important eyebrow wax!!

  51. 52
    Crystal Steiner says:

    This is very cool.

  52. 53

    I find a great outfit and apply my makeup.

  53. 54

    My best clothes and doing up my hair!

  54. 55

    I get ready by actually taking the time to do my hair and putting on some extra make up.

  55. 56

    A big night out means that I shave and mosturize my legs! I also wear a little more make-up and a pair of heels!

  56. 57

    for a big night out, I go through the clothes in my closet and pick ‘the right’ outfit. then, I shower and fix my hair and makeup…and, then put on a pair of high heels, which is funny because all I now wear is tennis shoes…thanks for the opportunity to win.

  57. 58

    Get a sitter

  58. 59

    I have not had a night out in over 7 years. I think I forgot how to use make up!!

  59. 60

    Shave my legs! (Seriously!) using, of course, the products I got for free/nearly free on B2B!

  60. 61

    Straighten my hair and try to find some comfortable shoes that still look great

  61. 62

    Hair color, manicure, pedicure, new outfit.

  62. 63

    Gotta find the right thing to wear!

  63. 64

    To get ready I always use a moisturizer on my entire body, then after getting ready top off my arms or legs with a little dab of shimmer moisturizer- it makes your skin look great! And I think a makeup primer is a key thing to look red carpet fabulous!

  64. 65
    Anne Page says:

    I go for the big hair!

  65. 66

    First and foremost get rid of the kids and have a mellow dinner without crying and yelling.

  66. 67
    Steffanie says:

    I try to get my hair to look thicker and actually wear eye makeup for a change!

  67. 68
    Wendy Rozema says:

    New outfit and makeup!

  68. 69

    Looking in my closet for the right outfit, curl my hair and makeup and the right shoes..

  69. 70
    Elaine Riley says:

    Shower, dress in my best, pretty scent.

  70. 71

    I make sure my hair and makeup looks great.

  71. 72

    A night out? What’s a night out? lol. Nail polish and lip gloss is about all I can manage, with three little ones.

  72. 73

    Hair, nails, makeup & a great outfit (maybe a little wine)

  73. 74

    get in the shower and go

  74. 75

    Get a new outfit and do my hair and makeup.

  75. 76

    I wear make up and a nice dress

  76. 77

    Before I go out I start from top to bottom…hair, makeup, clothes the works! It’s the best feeling in the world when you pamper yourself and the look on your hubby’s face when he see’s you!

  77. 78

    Hot shower ( and shaving) ; makeup; straightening my hair; a new outfit or top; nails done… and a nice clean car

  78. 79

    I would love to have that glamorous look without the efford or price.

  79. 80

    A great night out starts with using all of the products (lotions, make-up, jewelry and more) that I get for really good deals with the help of Bargains to Bounty :)

  80. 81

    The first thing I do is get a babysitter! Then the clothes and hair!

  81. 82

    Straighten my hair, get a new outfit and wear some heals….

  82. 83

    This would be a great Mommy pamper yourself package that you can do at home. :0)

  83. 84

    I pick out a nice outfit, put on makeup and flat iron my hair.

  84. 85

    Would love to win the prize package.

  85. 86
    Sherri Stevens says:

    A lot of work goes into getting ready for a big night out: hair, make-up and dressing up.

  86. 87
    Cassandra Eastman says:

    Haven’t had one in a while! For a big night out, I love to curl my hair… not sure why, but it makes me feel so much prettier!

  87. 88
    Athena Schrank says:

    To get ready for a big night out I tan, whiten my teeth, get a manicure and pedicure, wax my eyebrows, and curl my hair.

  88. 89

    Make sure I sleep the night before in socks with my feet covered in lotion. It helps especially in the winter when my feet are more comfortable in those fancy shoes :)

  89. 90

    I wear more makeup than usual and a glittery outfit..lol.

  90. 91
    Claudia S says:

    Get hair, makeup, manicure n pedicure done.

  91. 92

    Not a lot, pick out a cute outfit and do my hair. Lipgloss adn that is about it. I’m not big on makeup!

  92. 93
    Cherie Montorio says:

    I deep condition my hair, pick out my best little black dress and wear a sexy perfume..

  93. 94

    a big night out always starts with some pre dinner cocktails, music, and changing my clothes about 4 times just to put back on what i tried on first!

  94. 95

    I shave my legs, do my hair and put on makeup. I also have to wear heals. I always feel sexy in heals. :-)

  95. 96

    I prep my hair with a heat protector before I straighten it. I always want to make sure my hair is straight on a big night out!!

  96. 97

    don’t remember, haven’t been out in 3 years!!!!

  97. 98
    Debby Chandler says:

    I don’t go out often but when I do I like to fancy myself up a little and get my hair done.

  98. 99

    Taking a nice long hot bath and seeing a great movie !

  99. 100

    Shopping for the perfect dress and going out with great friends !

  100. 101

    I would wear a nice dress, makeup and have my hair done.

  101. 102

    Shower, hair and make-up.. simple and quick!

  102. 103

    What do u do to get ready for a big night out?

  103. 104

    I have to have my hair perfectly straightened. I rarely wear makeup, so that’s a must!

  104. 105
    Kassandra D says:

    Picking out or shopping for an outfit, shoes& clutch, shower, hair, makeup, get dressed, and head out on the town!

  105. 106

    Big Night Out? Is a trip to the roller skating rink included in that?
    Now if it was a real fancy thing — I’d buy a nice outfit a few days before — put it on the night of and then decide I look like a whale in it — take it off and put on the black slacks and black top and black sweater that at least make me look like a classy whale — a little makeup — a little silver necklace and watch and High clunky heels ‘cuz a classy whale tettering around in spiked heels — ick!

  106. 107

    The perfect night out starts with two great people making plans. Then enjoying that time they have together.

  107. 108

    If I’m planning a big night out, then I need at least 2 hours to get ready. I take a nice long shower, paint my nails, while my hair is air drying. I plug in the hot rollers and apply make-up as the last step. Wa la!

  108. 109

    I put on mascara, perfume, and my tight jeans.

  109. 110

    Shower, hair dried, curled, put up in rollers, and makeup! :)

  110. 111
    Renee (Kristen) says:

    I shower and do a fresh shave, apply make-up, put on my jewelry and pick an outfit matched with a pair of sexy heels. :)

  111. 112
    Sarah Hall says:

    I shower, do my hair, fix my make-up just right and pick out the perfect outfit.

  112. 113

    Getting ready for a big night out starts with trying to find a babysitter lol

  113. 114
    chris sheldon says:

    I always pay close attention to my hands and give myself an at home manicure. The finishing touch!

  114. 115

    Little black dress, make up, curl hair, and use my best perfume.

  115. 116

    Long shower with my best body gel, shave, moisturize, perfume, makeup and special outfit!

  116. 117

    Rock out to music!

  117. 118

    I do a little spa ritual

  118. 119

    A smile is all I need for a big night out, plus a little makeup!


  119. 120

    I’m a new mom so taking a shower is enough for me to get ready

  120. 121

    Do my hair, a little make up (mascara and lipstick), pick out a great outfit. Out the door:)

  121. 122

    A big night out consists of getting my hair straightened, makeup done and a great outfit.

  122. 123

    Shave my legs…

  123. 124
    Michele P says:

    I style my hair, using something to add volume and put on some mascara, eyeliner and a little lip gloss or lipstick…

  124. 125
    jessica m says:

    Shower, straighten hair and a little makeup.

  125. 126

    For a great night out I like to put my hair in hot rollers for a little different look then my day to day look. And big eye makeup and the perfect lip popping lip color.

  126. 127

    I havent had a nite out in so long I dont even know what to do…. so take a shower??

  127. 128
    Sara Eland says:

    We rarely have a big night out. So I keep it simple, shower, hair, make up.

  128. 129
    Kristna Jacobsen says:

    mani/pedi and a haircut

  129. 130

    The process really begins in the AM. 1st thing is get everything taken care of you needed to get done like errands and such. A nap is next followed by music on while showering, getting dressed and makeup.

  130. 131

    Straighten my hair, make-up, nail polish.

  131. 132

    I exfoliate and moisturize my skin

  132. 133

    I take a longer shower than usual, to try to stay relaxed and stress-free.

  133. 134
    Rachael Elder says:

    Getting together with my girls to do our hair, makeup, and clothes!

  134. 135

    What I can remember, been so long with four kids is definitely curling hair, hair spray, makeup and push up bra!!! ;)

  135. 136

    I put on the biggest grin I can – going out means the kids are at grandma’s and I don’t have to worry about being home by a certain time or being mom. I get to relax and have date night…….such a rare event…..

  136. 137
    Diane Labadie says:

    Music. Shower. Sassy hair. Lots of Mascara. My favorite perfume.

  137. 138

    I always take an extra long shower. It’s so indulgent.

  138. 139
    Amy kennedy says:

    Start with a nap! Shower, dry/style hair, makeup and get dressed. Off I go :)

  139. 140

    I take my time getting ready and pick out a nicer outfit than what I normally wear.

  140. 141

    I hydrate my skin so I don’t look dry!

  141. 142

    Can someone tell me what the rafflecopter widget is and where to find it? Thanks

    • 143

      You should see it at the end of the post – a large box to record your entry. If you don’t see it, try using a different browser!

  142. 144
    Marlene C. says:

    I shower and get dressed, do my hair and book out the door with my Bestie!

  143. 145

    I definitely take a disco nap before even starting to get ready. Then it’s a good cocktail while I’m put myself together. :)

  144. 146
    Cassandra Doud says:

    I make sure to curl my hair (instead of straighten it), pick out a great outfit, and paint the nails!

  145. 147

    Have a glass of wine!

  146. 148
    Becky Frese says:

    Gotta get dressed up and do my hair and make up!

  147. 149

    Dior is my go to product line

  148. 150

    Get a mani/pedi and find the perfect outfit and shoes!

  149. 151
    Jolicamper says:

    New clothes, new hairdo, new nails and great makeup

  150. 152

    Mani/pedi, long shower, make-up, perfect outfit and shoes!

  151. 153

    Shower, do my hair, put on make-up including perfume, get dressed and out the door.

  152. 154

    shower or nice hot bath, get nails done