Thursday, October 6, 2011

October Promotions from RL&A

As always, our friends at RL&A want to keep you in the loop on their latest client giveaways, events/promotions and blogger news!  Here are our October highlights for your consideration. 
Conair's Power of Pink Initiative
The power to channel your fabulous style into a great cause can literally be in the palm of your hand! October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Conair invites you to curl (brush, straighten or blow-dry!) for the cure with the Conair "The Power of Pink" product collection.  Conair will donate a minimum of $100,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation based on the sale of products from the "The Power of Pink" collection. Donation to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation varies per product assortment: $0.30 - $1.00. The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF; is dedicated to preventing breast cancer and finding a cure in our lifetime by funding clinical and translational research worldwide. Conair's "The Power of Pink" initiative, now in its 8th year, has raised over $741,000 to date. Products in the pink collection can be seen here   Visit for more information throughout the month.
Join the Conair Scales Twitter Party (Oct. 10)!
Mark you calendars for next week’s Conair Scales Twitter party, co-hosted by Conair Scales and Thrifty & Chic Mom! On Monday, October 10th, from 10-11 p.m. ET, join us to talk about the new scale features available to help you through your weight loss program. Learn about the newest products offerings in Weight Watchers by Conair scales line, and win great prizes including a Weight Watchers by Conair Glass Body Analysis Scale (Model WW78) and one grand prize winner gets a Weight Watchers Points Calculator, a Weight Watchers cookbook, as well as a Weight Watchers by Conair Glass Body Analysis Scale Model (WW78). Join the party by following @conairscales and @thriftychicmom and use the hashtag #conairscales on Twitter. And don't forget to connect with Conair Scales on Twitter
Softlips "Treat Tuesdays" Giveaway
October is all about trick or treating, and Softlips is more interested in the “TREAT!” Every Tuesday in October (10/4, 10/11, 10/18, and 10/25) at noon ET, 10 winners will be randomly selected to win a cute Softlips T-Shirt and two dual-packs of Softlips lip balms. It's a fabulous treat we're sure you'll love! Visit to enter. Sweepstakes ends on October 25.
New Educational Video: Dr. Jim Sears, Pediatrician and co-host of The Doctors, Discusses the New Acetaminophen Dosing Changes and Offers Great Tips for Helping the “Medicine” To Go Down
Acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used pain and fever relievers for infants and children and is safe and effective when used as directed. But recent changes to all infant's and children's over-the-counter liquid acetaminophen products that recently hit store shelves can be confusing for parents. And the changes are particularly important for the infants products, which have a new formulation and dosing mechanism. The new standard concentration liquid acetaminophen products for infants and children under age 2 will be 160 mg/5 ml.  But what does this mean for parents?
In this new educational video, Dr. Jim Sears, pediatrician and co-host of The Doctors, addresses the new, smart changes to the infant’s and children’s acetaminophen products along with a demonstration of the new dosing mechanisms.  Dr. Sears even provides a few tips for helping the “medicine” to go down. Something all parents can use!
Stay connected with PediaCare® and Little Remedies® for the latest info: 
Certain Dri “No Sweat Playoffs” Giveaway
It’s that time of the year again; MLB playoffs are upon us! Celebrating your favorite team will be no sweat this year with the Certain Dri “No Sweat Playoffs” Giveaway! Certain Dri, the all-star anti-perspirant, wants to keep you dry, confident and ready to party this postseason. Enter now until October 7, 2011 at for your chance to be a daily winner of the Certain Dri Anti-Perspirant of your choice (solid or roll-on) or the grand prize winner of a $100 gift card to and a Certain Dri prize pack. Click here to enter: or visit the Certain Dri Facebook page.
Cystex "Know Your Bladder Better" Giveaway
Knowledge is power, and Cystex invites you to get to know your bladder better with its latest Facebook giveaway.  Every day this week, one winner will receive a bottle of Cystex Liquid Cranberry Complex with Proantinox, along with a copy of "A Seat on the Aisle, Please: The Essential Guide to Urinary Tract Problems in Women," by Elizabeth Kavaler, M.D.  Enter at until October 7.
Help Conair Reach a Facebook Milestone for 50-Fan Giveaway!
Help Conair spread the hair love by helping the Conair Corp. Facebook page reach the 50,000 fan milestone.  When it does, the brand will announce their next giveaway for 50 winners! Share this with your friends and "LIKE" Conair at  
OXY Skin Care and Partner For Exciting Giveaway
Want to win your own iPad 2? How about an OXY Clinical Acne Solutions pack or iTunes gift card? OXY Skin Care is teaming up with for this AMAZING giveaway! Click on the link for the chance to win!! The grand prize winner gets the iPad 2 and OXY Clinical Acne Solutions Pack. Three runner-ups will win a $50 iTunes gift card and OXY Clinical Acne Solutions Pack. Enter through now through October 19th, 2011 at 12p.m. EST.
OCEAN Nasal Care Approaches 5K Fan Celebration
Experts say we're in the midst of the worst fall allergy season on record! Many allergists and pharmacists recommend an over-the-counter saline nasal spray and saline irrigation products like the OCEAN® products to help manage the nasal congestion that accompanies allergies. Help Ocean Nasal Care get to 5,000 fans and they will unlock a "Wave Your Fall Allergies Goodbye!" Giveaway!
Seeking Those With IBS or UC

We are looking for bloggers who have been diagnosed with IBS, Ulcerative Colitis or Ileal Pouchitis and would like to receive information about a medical food designated for the dietary management of these conditions.  If you are interested, please contact Nicole Egan at        
Need Reviewers for Konsyl Dietary Fiber Products
We’ve all heard about the digestive and other health benefits of having enough fiber, but in addition to helping promote regularity and good digestive health  adequate soluble fiber intake offers an abundance of health benefits, ranging from a reduced risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol, to reducing blood sugar absorption, thereby assisting in the management of Type-2 Diabetes. Fiber can also aid in weight loss by making you feel fuller longer.
Psyllium fiber, such as the fiber found in Konsyl Fiber Supplements, is a bulk-forming soluble fiber derived from the outer coating, or "husk" of the psyllium plant's seeds. Because psyllium does not come from wheat it is therefore gluten free and safe for celiac patients.

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