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#WIN with Elizabeth Arden

|By Elana| Free Stuff!, Home

Yea! Amazing makeup! Thank you Elizabeth Arden for making our first giveaway of the year possible! So you know what they say about purple right? Right. Here comes the best part; Pantone recently announced their 2018 Colour of the Year: Ultra-Violet. Not entirely sure how to pull off this stunning shade in the New Year? Elizabeth Arden is keeping you on-trend in 2018.


Eye Shadow Trio in Touch of Lavender (R385.00 for each interchangeable trio) Each set of the long-wear and crease-resistant formula features an enhance shade that can be used as a base, a define shade for contouring and a highlight shade to brighten and open eyes.

Sheer Kiss Lip Oil in Purple Serenity (R295.00) The perfect pop of luscious color that’s both fashionable and functional is here. Each tinted lip oil pairs the hydrating benefits of an oil with the pigment of a gloss, bridging the gap between color and care, to rejuvenate lips with anon-greasy feel.

Beautiful Color Bold Defining 24HR Liquid Eye Liner in Plum Desire (R265.00) This smooth liquid eyeliner defines eyes with bold, high impact color with the lasting benefits of 24-hour wear. The micro-fine applicator tip glides on with ease to create a precise, calligraphy-like look directly on the lash line. The buildable formula is waterproof, smudge proof, transfer proof, sweat proof, and quick drying.

We are exited to be giving away an Elizabeth Arden Ultra Violet Pantone of the Year makeup hamper valued at R1330!


1 x Elizabeth Arden Sheer Kiss Lip Oil in Purple Serenity (R295.00)

1 x Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Bold Defining 24HR Liquid Eye Liner in Plum Desire (R265.00)

1 x Elizabeth Arden Eye Shadow Trio in Touch of Lavender and Smokey Nights (R770 for palette and two trios)

To enter, use the widget below, and remember to subscribe to Chocolateface‘s newsletter here.

WIN an Elizabeth Arden Ultra Violet Pantone of the Year makeup hamper valued at R1330!

Follow Elizabeth Arden on social media: FacebookTwitter (@EArdenSA) & Instagram (@elizabethardensa) or visit their website at

Giveaway ends 31 January 2018.

Terms and conditions apply. 😉





#WIN with Baby Bullet presents Elana Afrika’s Baby Brunch

|By Elana| Free Stuff!, Home


Ellen DeGeneres says in her book that you should find out what your birth story is, and every year on your birthday, you should tell it to people. It’s not my birthday, but I called Mom to find out about my birth story. Talking to mom about my birth that happened as much as 37 years ago, is like asking me when last as a MOM I had time on my hands. I can’t remember, and neither could she. Our conversation went like this:

Me:  Mammie, I called to hear about my birth.
Mom:  What on earth for? I can’t remember.
Me: Can you remember nothing? Was it raining?
Mom: I don’t know, probably, it was August, and cold.
Me:  What time was it?
Mom:  It was a caesar, so in the morning. No, it was 2 PM.
Me: What was the doctor’s name?
Mom: He was Jewish.
Me: Spell his name!
Mom: Cohen. Dr Cohen.
Me: That was our GP.
Mom: Oh, yes, wait….That was your GP…it was Dr Barron.
Me: What else?
Mom: Are you pregnant?
Me: NO! I’m witting a story.
Mom: How are you feeling?

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So…it was probably rainy and at 2 PM. Thing is, what Mom DOES remember is, when she got home with a newborn to a husband and 2 small kids, she did it all by herself. So did I, when my girls were born and so did a lot of parents when they had their babies. We did it by ourselves, with very little help, or A LOT of advice we couldn’t use. I thank the Almighty every day that I have a hands-on hubby. He does a lot for us. I am so grateful. The baby books can only teach us so much…and then you follow your instinct…or CRY. Well, I did.

Having 2 small kids is such a Blessing but it’s also really hard sometimes. I parent, travel, work, and I have 2 step children too. I’ve said it before, Motherhood is tough, even though it is the one thing that I had wanted all my life. We’re not just “having a baby”, we are raising a person. I often have mommies reaching out to me asking “how I do it”.  Well, we all have advice and a story to tell, and because of my passion for people and giving, I have decided to use my talent for good, and to launch an event where we can all feel supported, informed and have fun. #BabyBrunch. Elana Afrika’s Baby Brunch.

When I spoke about the idea, the team from NutriBullet who created Baby Bullet reached out and came on board as our presenting partner. Baby Bullet brings you Elana Afrika’s Baby Brunch. Lauren from KidsEmporium who have supported me through both my pregnancies together with The Gro Company, MIGLIO and Kabrita were excited to support my journey as sponsors and now ITS HAPPENING.  21 October is the inaugural Baby Bullet brings you Elana Afrika’s Baby Brunch and I have called up all my friends in the industry to create a fun morning of talks, interaction, conversations, food, candy-floss & balloons and of course prizes and goody bags. So now…all it needs is YOU. Yes, you as parent or aunty or daddy or Mom or Ouma. YOU!

A MASSIVE thanks to our presenting partner Baby Bullet and to everyone that has supported my journey and this event. To every goodie bag contributor, thank you! See the list below.

For more information about the event go to and get your tickets here:


You can also WIN 1 of 5 tickets to Baby Bullet brings you Elana Afrika’s Baby Brunch! Enter using the widget below:

Win 1 of 5 Tickets to Baby Bullet brings you Elana Afrika’s Baby Brunch

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Win with the Hey Jude App!

|By Elana| Free Stuff!, Home

I finally found my “person”. I don’t have to go into the office, or worry about what time it is when I want to contact her/him because my personal assistant … is on my phone! Have you heard of this app called Hey Jude? Because it sounded too good to be true, I downloaded it and tested it for 2 months and was surprised at how easy it was to complete my daily tasks by literally depending on Jude!


So this is how it works:

You send your request to the trained operators, known as “Judes”, you can either send a text or voice message. You can send a request for anything from food delivery, travel bookings to restaurant reservations and gift searching – once you’ve sent your request the Judes will sort it out. In a nutshell you’ll be outsourcing your to-do list to these awesome Judes – and the Judes are there to help you 24/7 and 365 days a year!

Here’s the kicker – Hey Jude can handle you payments as well! Simply load your card on the app and Bob’s your uncle! Need to pay your chemist account? Hey Jude can do that. Pay for the hotel you’re staying at this weekend? Hey Jude can do that.

Here’s some of my requests that the Judes sorted out for me:


I made a restaurant booking through the app for hubby’s birthday, hired a car as well as found gym gloves that I was looking for! I found that response was quick and the options for my questions got to me a lot quicker than what it would have taken me to do!

Download the app at, and get the Judes working for you with three
free tasks. Then, once you have fallen in love with the app, a subscription of
R199/month will get the Judes working for you with unlimited tasks.

Hey Jude was born in South Africa and is currently growing up in the UK. New Zealand, Australia and the UAE.

We’re giving a 1 year subscription for the Hey Jude App!

To enter, use the widget below, and remember to subscribe to Chocolateface‘s newsletter here.

Win a 1 year subscription for the HeyJude App!

Follow the Hey Jude App on social media herehere and here. Visit their website to find more information:

T&Cs apply.



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Win! It’s Chocolate month at The Townhouse Hotel!

|By Elana| Free Stuff!, Home

I LOVE CHOCOLATE. So celebrate Chocolate month with us! Due to popular demand July has once again been declared Chocolate Month at the Townhouse Hotel! Winter is getting a little warmer!


Chef Stefan and his team at Trees Restaurant in the Townhouse Hotel have created a three-course dinner chock-full of delicious creativity, infused throughout with Von Geusau Chocolate, and optionally paired with exquisite Waterford wines. Just take a look at this enticing menu here.

(Everyone ordering two or more courses from this menu will receive a R75 voucher for the Wine & Chocolate Experience at Waterford Estate.)

We’re giving away 3 x 3 course chocolate-infused, wine-paired dinners for 2! This opportunity is valued at over R900!

To enter, use the widget below, and remember to subscribe to Chocolateface‘s newsletter here.

Win one of three 3 course chocolate-infused, wine paired dinners for 2!

Follow The Townhouse Hotel on social media here, here and here. To book a table phone (021) 465 7050

Entrants must reside in Cape Townprize redeemable during the month of July.




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