Category Archives: Giveaways

Giveaway: Win the 6-Piece China Glaze Stoked to Be Soaked Set! (Canada & US)

Edit: Congratulations, Lawren! You’ve won my China Glaze Stoked to Be Soaked Set nail-polish giveaway! Please reply to my e-mail within 48 hours to claim your prize. Thank you to everyone for participating! Stay tuned because I’ll be having more fun nail-polish giveaways soon! :)


I’ve been hinting for a while that there was going to be a nail-polish giveaway really soon, and guess what? Today is the day! :) Surprise!

Although fall is quickly approaching, it doesn’t mean that we can’t still enjoy bright colours on our nails, right?

This is like summer’s last hurrah! From now until Friday September 19 at 11:59 pm EDT, Canadian and United States residents can enter my giveaway for a chance to win the entire 6-piece China Glaze Stoked to Be Soaked Set!

China Glaze Stoked to Be Soaked Set Giveaway

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Worldwide Giveaway: Win an Autographed Bottle of Pretty Serious Swatch And Learn

Happy Friday, everyone! :)

Not only is it almost the weekend (the Civic Holiday long weekend), but I have some more exciting news to share with you!

Pretty Serious Swatch And Learn Giveaway

Yes, I know that I currently have an OPI Nordic Collection (plus OPI Wipes) worldwide giveaway (Ends August 6) to celebrate my 4-year blogiversary, but I want to make sure the party train keeps on rolling and shower you with fun things because you all bring a lot of happiness into my life. It only makes sense that I’d want to return the favour as often as possible! :)

To show my gratitude for your support, whether this is your first time dropping by or you have been visiting for a long time, I’m having a very special second giveaway.

This time, you can enter to win 1 of 4 bottles of Pretty Serious Swatch And Learn! (Yes, that’s right – there will be FOUR WINNERS, and yeah, this is a worldwide giveaway!)

But…that’s not all!

(No, I’m not going to offer you a set of knives, a bonus DVD, or other infomercial gimmicks. Here at Swatch And Learn, we keep it real, yo!) ;)

Since Pretty Serious Swatch And Learn is a shade that I designed that’s part of the Pretty Serious Stop! Collaborate and Listen! Collection, I’m going to autograph it to make it exclusive for you! (If you win, let me know if you’d also like me to put your first name or nickname on it, too.)

Please carefully read the giveaway details to ensure that your entry/entries are valid!

So…what are you waiting for? Enter, enter, enter! ;)

Edit (August 16, 2014 at 2:33 pm EDT):

Congratulations go out to:

  • Amanda
  • Stella
  • Beth
  • Tara

They have each won an autographed bottle of Pretty Serious Swatch And Learn! (Please check your e-mail. To claim your prize, you’ll need to reply to it within 48 hours.)

Thanks to everyone for participating, and stay tuned! I have lined up some more nail-polish giveaways coming up really soon! :)

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My 4-Year Blogiversary & Worldwide Giveaway to Win the OPI Nordic Collection

Today is a very special day for me, and I want to celebrate with all of my readers because, let’s face it, you are the best! ;) Thank you for everything you have done to put a smile on my face and in my heart.

Win the OPI Nordic Collection SwatchAndLearn Giveaway

In this post, you’ll find the details about my OPI Nordic Collection Worldwide Giveaway, which starts now and ends Wednesday August 6, 2014 at 11:59 pm EDT. I’m also sneaking in a box of 10 OPI Wipe-Off! Acetone-Free Lacquer Remover Wipes because I loved them so much, and I know you will, too.

Read the giveaway details in this post carefully, so your entry/entries will count!

I also reflect a little bit on blogging, as well as answer some of the questions readers asked me (scroll to the very bottom for my answers).

P.S. Psst! I actually have more fun giveaways planned verrrry soon. Yes, you can enter all of them!

Edit (August 7, 2014): Congratulations, Emily A.! You’ve won this giveaway for the OPI Nordic Collection and OPI Wipes! Please reply to the e-mail I sent within 48 hours to claim your prize. Thanks to everyone for participating, and remember, the other giveaway is still going on for Pretty Serious Swatch And Learn. Plus even after that’s over, I’m planning more exciting nail-polish giveaways, so stay tuned!

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Worldwide Giveaway: Win the Entire OPI Neon Collection & OPI Put a Coat On Base Coat

Edit (June 1st at 2:20 pm EDT): Congratulations, Carolyn! You’ve won my giveaway! I will be sending you an e-mail. Please reply to it with 48 hours to claim your prize.

Thank you to everyone for participating! I hope you had fun!

Stay tuned because, yes, I have more great nail-polish giveaways lined up really soon.


Readers like you have always been a huge source of support for me, encouraging me and bringing extra positivity into my life.

Especially when I’m feeling down (such as when my cat, Pingu, passed away recently) or I’m having a crummy day, you really have a way of letting me know that you care. That is a rare gift, and I don’t take it for granted.

Thank you for every comment, every tweet, every “Like” on Instagram, and just everything you say and do to put a smile on my face. People are so busy these days, so it’s an honour that you manage to fit Swatch And Learn into your day.

Here in Canada, it’s the Victoria Day long weekend, and there’s no better way I’d like to celebrate than with my readers! But we’ll skip the e-fireworks because I know you love nail polish as much as I do! ;)

From now until May 31 at 11:59 pm EDT, you can enter my Worldwide Giveaway for your chance to Win the Full-size OPI Neon Collection (6 Colours) and OPI Put a Coat On Base Coat!

OPI Neon Collection Giveaway OPI Put a Coat On Base Coat

(Check out my Quick Look post for fast swatches and the OPI Neon Collection press release to read more information about it and the new base coat. Also, later in this blog post, you can check out links to my in-depth reviews and swatches of colours in the OPI Neon Collection.)

Carefully read the details in this blog post because you’re eligible to gain several entries for even greater chances of winning!

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Reminder: Nail-Polish Giveaway Ends May 9 at 11:59 pm EDT

Congratulations, Jessica! You’ve won my giveaway, and thank you very much for replying to my e-mail within 48 hours to claim your prize!

Thank you to everyone for participating in my giveaway. Check back for another opportunity soon!


Hey everyone!

This is just a quick reminder that my CND Vinylux Open Road Collection Giveaway ends on Friday May 9th at 11:59 pm EDT. It’s open to Canadian and US residents.

Get your entries in, and I wish you all the best of luck!

P.S. Be sure to check out the Rafflecopter form fully on the giveaway page when you enter because you can score several entries, not just one. This will help you to increase your chances of winning.

Also, stay tuned even after that giveaway is over because I have lined up several other great giveaways to reward my loyal readers! :)

Have a great day!