If lipstick always lifts spirits….

June 22, 2017

free-lipstickFree lipstick lifts them even higher!

What is it about a great lipstick with a little pop of color that instantly lifts the spirits?

My best friend went to chemo in full hair and makeup for six years–always with a lipstick color that popped– something I always teased her about. There she was, all decked out for treatment, yes, jewelry, too, while I can barely remember to swipe on lipstick for a night on the town!

“It makes me feel better,” she told me. “No matter how sick I feel, I put on some lipstick and it lifts my spirits.”

Well girlfriend, you inspired this promotion.

A Healing Spirit is offering its very first gift with purchase. A free lipstick!

Buy a guided journal and a set of affirmation cards together and get a Glossier Gen G lipstick as a gift. An $18 value. Free. For you to keep or give away.


Grief set: guided journal & affirmation deck of 50 cards

On A Healing Spirit, you’ll find a Guided Journal through Grief …..and Releasing Grief Affirmation Cards.…and a Guided Journal for Healing …. and Healing Affirmation cards. Each is a beautiful gift just by itself.


Healing set: guided journal & healing affirmation deck of 50 cards.

You can buy a journal and deck on the same topic or a mix–but either way, if you buy both products together you’ll get a beautiful, luxe lipstick as a gift.

Glossier lipsticks are an emollient matte in universally flattering colors that look fresh and natural. Diffused, sheer, natural. I love them. The color you’ll get is Crush, a universally flattering sheer berry shade. You can build it for deeper color or keep it sheer. It really is pretty and looks nice on everyone.

KINDNESS IDEA: surround the set and the lipstick in colorful tissue paper and then put them in a gift bag for a friend who’s undergoing treatment. Talk about a spirit lifter. Or, you can keep the lipstick for yourself.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Order the products on A Healing Spirit website: one guided journal, one deck of affirmations. You can also buy on Etsy. Find me there at AHealingSpirit (all run together, no spaces.)
  2. Then, email me at carol (at) ahealingspirit (dot) org with your name and mailing address. Put AHS in the subject line. I’ll compare your name and email to those on the sales notice I will receive from my website and then send you the lipstick by return mail.

While supplies last, so order soon!  HERE is the site if you haven’t clicked on one of the links above. Oh, and all shares of this post are appreciated!

Limit 2 gifts to a customer. While supplies last. North America only. But don’t worry, rest of the world, I’ll have a promotion you can participate in later this summer!


Tulips in France–like lipstick, pops of cheery color.

















26 comments on “If lipstick always lifts spirits….
  1. Jennifer says:

    My mother used to wear lipstick all the time. I remember her putting on bright red shades and sometimes pink or berry shades. Mostly, she always fell back to red. I never “got” this lipstick thing.

  2. Diane says:

    Your are so right. Colour cheers!
    Marvelous giveaway!

  3. Yeah, you had me at lipstick! I wear it all the time (even at home–at least a chapstick or gloss since I have dry lips). What a really good idea though! My mom, in her 7th year in the nursing home, never fails to ask us for a “red-red” lipstick. I recall climbing out of my seasonal depression years ago when I bought a new lipstick (and of course the sun finally came out). These are simple things that indeed lift the spirits!

  4. You know what’s crazy? I have never worn lipstick! I wear lipgloss but I just never feel comfortable in anything more obvious! I really need to give it a go!

  5. The guided journal is such a lovely idea and I bet it’s very comforting too! Even better that you get a freebie!

  6. I truly don’t feel human without color on my lips! I always wear eye and lip makeup!

  7. Sarah says:

    I always have to have something on my lips, I like chapstick for home and a nude lipstick for everyday wear. I love brighter colors in spring/summer and darker in fall/winter. As a kid, my Nana always let me wear her lipstick so we would match, it made me so happy. It’s just a fun accessory.

  8. Carolann says:

    Lovely! I wear lipstick every day and love trying brands! I love sheer in the warm summer months and all natural – sounds perfect!

  9. This is so great, Carol. It’s amazing what a little thing like lipstick can do!

  10. Ali Rost says:

    This reminds me so much of my Granny. No matter where she went, if she wasn’t wearing lipstick she felt naked. And she always wore red, the color I think is the hardest to wear. She pulled it off beautifully all the way into her mid-nineties!

  11. Czjai says:

    A girl can never have enough lipsticks! So nice of you to give a lipstick for free! 🙂

  12. Ania Travels says:

    I LOVE lipstick, it makes me feel so much prettier and more put together. I really love your ideas on how to gift them to friends, I would love if a friend gifted me a nice thoughtful lipstick wrapped up nicely.

  13. Nadalie says:

    OOH, who doesn’t love a free lipstick with purchase? What a cute journal too! Love this idea. Thanks for sharing.

  14. I used to wear lipstick all the time when I was working but since retiring I’m a little slack! I wear gloss but a lipstick is always the finishing touch isn’t it?

  15. Linda Hobden says:

    I don’t wear red lipstick – I go for coral/pinks/nudes (I prefer lip gloss) but I do feel that having some colour on my lips, especially when I am not feeling 100%, does lift my spirits.

  16. My Teen Guide says:

    I think your friend is right. A little tint of color would really make you feel better about your self. I think your idea of free lipstick with a purchase is awesome. I would only want to ask, what if it was a male who would purchase a guided journal for themselves? What free gift would they get?

  17. kelly reci says:

    I usually wear lipstick everytime I go to work or go for grocery, I wear lipstick even on my work out! lol

  18. Free gifts with purchase are a great way of trying new products. I do like wearing lipstick although I don’t wear it very often.

  19. This is so awesome! I 100% agree with your friend. No matter what, I always feel at least a little better with a cute outfit and some lipstick.

  20. klaudia says:

    If you’re sad add more lipstick and attack 🙂 so they say. Not only lipstick lifts spirits, Blog Awards also do 😉
    I was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award, and so are you!
    I have nominated you:

  21. LONDON Mumma says:

    I e never been a fan of lipstick, well until recently. You are quite right, it’s does lift your mood.

  22. How fun!! I don’t wear make up anymore, but a free lipstick would HAVE to be used!!
    Inspire Me Monday

  23. Elizabeth o says:

    Even though I don’t wear much make up, I always have lipstick with me because it adds color to our faces and I love trying new colors. So this caught my attention.

  24. Yes i agree it totally lifts up the spirit especially when the days are dull..A simple nice gloss makes one definitely look good


  25. You are so right Carol! Thanks so much for sharing your post with us at #Overthemoon. I have shared on social media. Have a great week and see you at next week’s link up! Sue from Sizzling Towards Sixty & Beyond

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