Monday, September 21, 2009

HairZing Giveaway!

HairZing is an elasticized double comb hair accessory. I got one at BlogHer and after a slight learning curve about how to put the combs in (which would have been less if I actually read the instructions that came with the thing or watched the online videos first) I wore almost every day for two months straight because it made getting up and out the door with cute hair quick and easy. I think I tried all 14 hairstyles the first week I got it.

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All photos courtesy of HairZing

The metal combs hold the HairZing securely in my thick hair (although I wouldn’t go jogging in it.) I really like that their HairZing has metal combs because my hair is so thick I often break plastic combs. The little beaded net on the back contains all the stray hairs that normally need corralling when I put my hair up without the any of the extra pins, clips, sprays, gel, etc. I normally have to use. I wish I had this when I grew out my short hair! The HairZing works in all hair types - long, short, thick, thin, curly, and straight.

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HairZing is an ethically made product in Kenya and China. In both countries women form their own beading collectives, are able to earn fair wages, and control their working conditions where jobs near their homes aren’t plentiful. This makes me like my new little hair doodad even more.


Win a HairZing! *Closed*

HairZing has offered to sponsor a giveaway! One Condo Blues reader will win a HairZing. Here’s how to enter:

Go to HairZing, take a look around, and leave a comment on Condo Blues as to which style is your favorite.

You can earn extra chances to win by doing any of the following after you’ve made your initial comment on my blog:

  1.  Blog about my contest with a link back to Condo Blues. Please leave the URL of your blog post so I can verify it. 
  2. Subscribe to Condo Blues by Email. (Yep, this is new!) 
  3. Subscribe to the Condo Blues RSS feed
  4. Follow Condo Blues on Twitter AND tweet about the contest. Please leave your username and the URL of your tweet in your comment so I can verify it. 
  5. Put my Condo Blues button on the sidebar of your blog.
You must leave a separate comment for each method you used to enter the contest. If you choose to use every method of entry, you have up to six chances to win! HairZings make great stocking stuffers – so guys you can enter the giveaway and give it as a gift to the woman in your life.

Please make sure that you leave a separate comment on my blog for each method of entry because I will use a random generator to select the winner. The HairZing Giveaway will run from September 21, 2009 – October 4, 2009 12 midnight EST. Good Luck!

This contest is open to US residents only. I will not share your email address with any third parties because I hate email spam probably more than you do. Seriously.