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Comment on this blog or follow BurdaStyle on Twitter for your chance to win a copy of No More Dirty Looks by Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt!

Yes, BurdaStyle is primarily a sewing community, but we definitely know that a well-made garment is not the only thing that is needed for the perfect, red-carpet ready look. For most fashionistas, a little bit of makeup is used, too! Unfortunately, your favorite lipstick or blush may not be so good for your health, as they could contain harmful chemicals your skin can easily absorb.

Authors Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt investigates what’s really behind many of the popular makeup ingredients on the market, plus offers an extensive of list alternative products and simple, DIY recipes for the health-conscious make-up lover. “Detox your regimen” and look your absolute best!

Until Thursday, October 7th, you can win one of two copies of this awesome book. To enter, connect with us on Twitter, or comment on this blog, then answer the following question: What’s your favorite facial feature that you love to emphasize with makeup?

If submitting an answer via Twitter, be sure to include the @BurdaStyle tag.

Good Luck!

- David @ BurdaStyle


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    Oct 7, 2010, 01.39 PMby stephiaffi

    I love to emphasize my eyes and my brows!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 11.57 PMby coolpunkamy

    The eyes!!! I hope I win!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 08.33 PMby teamydear

    yay ichigogirl, I agree! more people should know about this. i usually emphasize my eyes, but i really want to practice and have great lipstick skills to put my lips in the spotlight more often!

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    Oct 3, 2010, 08.10 PMby leeloe

    Eyes and cheeks.. i’m pail so I like to ad some blush to my face..

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    Oct 3, 2010, 04.27 PMby laura011293

    ooh awesome giveaway!, it would come in a huge help.. … uhm i try to emphasize my eyes since I consider I have naturally nice full dark eyebrows and big brown eyes but i dont know which colors to use since my eyes are boringly brown and my skin tone is tan so im stuck which daily brownish colors.. i wish i knew other colors that went good with my characteristics…

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    Oct 3, 2010, 01.45 PMby meseide

    Definitely my eyes. They need a little color to be noticeable.

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    Oct 3, 2010, 12.55 PMby Rachel Tinney

    I have quite big eyes, and I love to accentuate them, making them look even bigger. I think big eyes are beautiful. But I also like to play with face make up and doing the unconventional – it’s all just a bit of fun :)

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    Oct 3, 2010, 09.00 AMby escorpio

    I like to do makeup on my eyes, since you can play with many different colours and nuances. Getting some more know how would be great!

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    Oct 2, 2010, 01.28 PMby pebbl1985

    My favorite feature is my eyes! I was always teased when I was younger cuz they were big, but now all I get are complements and how I make them look so big….haha! Great giveaway thanx!

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    Oct 2, 2010, 01.22 PMby angelical

    I normally use no makeup at all, but when I do, it’s edgy and colorful and emphasize my eyes and/or lips!

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    Oct 2, 2010, 06.15 AMby elaineren

    If I use only one item of make up, it is blush….l look “plain” but healthy. ;)

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    Oct 1, 2010, 03.52 AMby RetroDivaSSC

    Definitely my brows. Nothing finishes off a well made up face quite like a well done brow. Think Elizabeth Taylor. Tres Chic!

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    Oct 1, 2010, 12.09 AMby flutefish

    Eyes, ‘cause I’m told mine are pretty—but I’m usually way too rushed in the mornings to emphasize much of anything!

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    Sep 30, 2010, 05.35 PMby annawilliamson

    Eyes! Mine are blue so I use very subtle shimmery shades to let them pop without overpowering them. And of course, some mascara. But no liner! It always looks so heavy on me!

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    Sep 30, 2010, 03.57 PMby sewknitful

    My eyes were hidden behind glasses for many years so after having laser correction surgery I really enjoy putting on eye makeup. I like to wear some foundation to smooth out my skin but seldom do as I worry about what is in the makeup. This book sounds awesome and I would share it with my daughter. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Sep 30, 2010, 03.34 PMby Sarah Lorde

    Definitely my eyes. It’s fun to play with all the diffident colors.

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    Sep 30, 2010, 03.20 PMby Delphine C.

    I am totally an eye-person ! I can’t wait to flip through the pages of this book, I already started changing my housecleaning habits and products and I would really like to do the same for cosmetics…

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    Sep 30, 2010, 02.48 PMby ichigogirl

    Yes. Finally toxic make-up is up for discussion, I love it! There’s also a great website about this: http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/ For emphasis with make-up, I’m an eye-girl. Mascara is my favourite piece of make-up, and smoky eyes are usually what I jump into when I prepare to party!

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    Sep 30, 2010, 02.33 PMby powpetje

    I like to emphasize my skin because I like a natural look

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    Sep 30, 2010, 02.32 PMby reedstina

    Definitely the lips. Lip stains are my favorite thing ever. You can look put together with just the right shade of lip color and no other makeup :)

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    Sep 30, 2010, 02.28 PMby susieq3123

    Great idea! Luv to emphasize my eyes! The eyes are the windows to your soul, or so they say!

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