Suave Professionals Award Show Party Sunday

Last year at the 2009 BlogHer conference I first discovered the Suave Professionals line of hair care products.  As a loyal Suave customer of about ten years, I was excited to try these new formulas.  Since then I have switched completely to the Suave Professionals line – volumizing, purple container – and am happy to share these products with you this Sunday.  You are cordially invited to the…

Suave Professionals Award Show Party

When: Sunday, August 29th from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. ET/4:00 to 5:00 p.m. PT

Where: #SuaveBeauty on Twitter

How: Follow hosts @ResourcefulMom, @SuaveBeauty, celebrity stylist Theodore Leaf @TheodoreLeaf, and brand representative @Suave_Brand

Join us as we dish about red carpet celebrity hairstyles while the stars walk the red carpet at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.  We’ll be tweeting from our homes as well as live from the Lukaro Salon in Beverly Hills while we check out the hits and misses of the night.  In the meantime, have you voted on the best look for actress Sofia Vergara for her red carpet night? Suave Professionals Celebrity Stylist Jenny Cho will create the winning look this Sunday!  Emmy nominated Sofia Vergara of ABC’s Modern Family is sure to look amazing no matter which style wins the most votes.

Twitter Party Prizes

Many valuable and fun prizes will be awarded during the event.  Please see below for the complete rules, no purchase necessary. The following prizes will be awarded:

5 winners – a $100 gift certificate for a spa treatment

5 winners – one of the following styling products: a hair dryer, a curling iron, or a flat-iron PLUS a one year supply of Suave products

5 winners – a one year supply of Suave products

One of the five $100 spa gift cards, styling products, and year’s supply of Suave Professionals products listed above will be brought together to create an exciting Grand Prize!  The Grand Prize Winner will be chosen from the RSVP’s below and they must have participated in the Twitter Party in order to be eligible.  No exceptions will be made.  The remaining prizes will be distributed by @SuaveBeauty throughout the party through a series of question and answer. Complete rules are located at the end of this post.

RSVP and Enter to Win:

The Suave Professionals Award Show Party Promotion
Official Rules
The Suave Professionals Award Show Party Promotion (the “Promotion”) starts on August 29, 2010 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on August 29, 2010 at 8:00 PM ET (“Promotion Period”)
ELIGIBILITY: Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years of age who have internet access as of August 29, 2010. Employees of Conopco, Inc. d/b/a Unilever (“Sponsor”), Weber Shandwick, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies and members of their immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, ward, daughter or son and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, become a follower of the @SuaveBeauty brand on Twitter at where Sponsor will send questions in the form of tweets to the Twitter community asking them to “tweet” responses via Twitter for the opportunity to win prizes, then, you may respond to a tweet from @SuaveBeauty including the hashtag #SuaveBeauty with your response to enter (each, an “entry”). All entries must be received by 8:00 PM ET on August 29, 2010 to be eligible. If you choose to tweet using your mobile phone, standard text messaging fees for text messages sent may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) entry per person and per Twitter username for the duration of the Promotion Period. Multiple entries received from any person or Twitter username in excess of the limitation stated above will be void. A Twitter account is required to enter and can be opened for free at is not affiliated with this Sweepstakes in any way and is not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of the prize. No endorsement or approval of Sweepstakes by Twitter is expressed or implied.  All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
WINNER DETERMINATION: The person to tweet a response in the order specified by Sponsor or the first person to tweet at the time specified by Sponsor  will be the winner of the corresponding prize, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules . Sponsor’s determination of the order in which the tweet is received or the time response is received is final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right not to award a prize for any question if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a response from an eligible entrant for that question.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Judges’ and Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion. The judges and Sponsor will monitor tweets to @SuaveBeauty on Twitter and notify the potential winners via direct message. The potential winners then must direct message @ResourcefulMom their full name, date of birth, complete mailing address and e-mail address within a time period specified by Sponsor  or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Potential winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within three (3) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, and the runner-up for that applicable question may be notified. If any potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, and such parent or legal guardian will be required to fulfill all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.
PRIZES: (5): A $100 Gift certificate for a spa treatment. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $100 each. (5): One of the following styling products (as determined by Sponsor): A hair dryer, a curling iron, or a flat-iron. ARV: $100 each. (5): A one (1) year supply of Suave products (exact contents to be determined by Sponsor, including shampoo, conditioner and styling products). ARV: $63 each one (1) year supply. Total ARV of all prizes $1,315.
All prize details not specified herein as being awarded will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent of prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  Any and all federal, state and local taxes on the prizes, and any other costs, fees, and expenses not explicitly stated herein as being awarded, are the sole responsibility of the winners.
GENERAL: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final in all respects relating to this Promotion; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Weber Shandwick, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from  entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.
In the event of a dispute regarding entries and/or tweets received from multiple users having the same Twitter account, the authorized subscriber of the Twitter account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the Twitter account by Twitter. Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Twitter updates or for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof.
Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, undeliverable, destroyed, garbled or stolen entries or tweets; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether typographical, human mechanical, electronic, computer, network, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the posting of questions, the processing of entries and/or tweets, the announcement of the prizes or in any Promotion-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor may disqualify anyone from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize (and void all associated entries/tweets) if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend any portion of the Promotion for any reason, including should any cause corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion and, in the event of termination, to determine the winner(s) for the question(s) at issue from among all eligible tweets and/or entries received up to such time for the applicable question(s) using the winner determination procedure outlined above.
REQUEST FOR WINNERS’ NAMES: For the names of the winners (available after August 29, 2010) send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope by September 3, 2010 to: The Suave Professionals Award Show Party Promotion Winners, c/o Weber Shandwick, 676 N. St. Clair, Chicago, Illinois 60611. VT residents may omit return postage.
SPONSOR: Conopco, Inc. d/b/a Unilever, 700 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632.
Written by: Amy Lupold Bair

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