BH Cosmetics Halloween Makeup Contest: Official Rules


No purchase necessary. Purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chance of winning. All disputes will be resolved solely by binding arbitration and entrants waive the ability to bring claims in a class action format.

Contest Dates
Entries may be submitted beginning at 9:00 AM PT on Monday, October 3, 2016 and ending on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 12:00 PM PT (noon). Winners will be announced by 5:00 PM PT on Friday, November 4, 2016. BH Cosmetics reserves the right to extend, modify, or discontinue this contest at any time without notice.

Contest is open to entrants in the United States and all other countries with the following exceptions: Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and anywhere else where prohibited by law. Entrants must be at least 13 years old upon date of entry. If chosen as a finalist, minors must provide a consent form to publish photos online. Automated or robotic entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Employees (and employees’ immediate family or household members) of BH Cosmetics, and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, prize suppliers, printers, distributors, advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible to participate. By entering the Contest, you agree to BH Cosmetics use of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy.

  •     One Grand Prize Winner will receive a $600 gift card.
  •     One Second Place Winner will receive a $300 gift card.
  •     One Third Place Winner will receive a $100 gift card.
All prizes are non-transferable, with no cash redemption value and no substitutions made except at the sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize will only be delivered to addresses within areas that accept delivery.

Submission Content Guidelines
  •     All entrants must submit a photo of their Halloween look on Instagram. (Please note that in order for us to view your entry, your profile must be set to “public”.)
  •     While no purchase is necessary to enter or win, entrants are encouraged to use at least one BH Cosmetics product. All BH Cosmetics products must be listed along with your entry.
  •     Hashtag  your entry with: #BHBoo
  •     You may enter the contest only once. Any subsequent entries will be disregarded.
  •     Submissions must include only materials created by the entrant and must not infringe on the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity. Sponsor does not permit the infringement of others’ rights or use of materials not original to the entrant. Do not include materials, images, graphics, or trademarks belonging to any third parties. Entries that contain brand names, trademarks, or company logos are subject to disqualification.
  •     Any entry deemed inappropriate by BH Cosmetics or which otherwise violates BH Cosmetics’ Usage Policy or Terms of Service will be removed and the entrant will be disqualified.
  •     BH Cosmetics reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of any of the Contest or any website; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. 
Winner Selection
Winners will be chosen and contacted via direct message on Instagram by 5:00 PM PT on Friday, November 4.

All winners must reply to accept their prizes within three business days. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in forfeiture. The potential prize winner (or if the potential prize winner is a minor, their parent or guardian) may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability within five days of notification. In the event of non-compliance within this time period or if the Prize is returned, refused, or returned as undeliverable, prize will be forfeited. No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by BH Cosmetics.

BH Cosmetics, 2801 Burton Ave. Burbank, CA 91504.

Intellectual Property
Except where prohibited by law, the winner grants (and agrees to confirm that grant in writing) permission for BH Cosmetics and their advertising and promotional agencies to use such winner’s name, photograph and/or likeness, and winning entry (including the display, reproduction and distribution of the entry), for advertising and/or publicity purposes in all media and formats now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the world wide web, without notice, review, approval, or additional compensation.

Limitations of Liability
Entrants further agree that BH Cosmetics, its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, printers, distributors, and the respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents of each and any other person or entity related in any way to this Contest (together the “Contest Entities”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants (and parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor) against, any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, participation in this promotion, or while traveling to, preparing for or participating in any prize-related activity. The Contest Entities expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property in connection with the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prizes awarded. BH Cosmetics makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations apply. BH Cosmetics will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.

BH Cosmetics assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. BH Cosmetics is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Contest.  

Winners List and Rules
To obtain a printed copy of the name of the winner or a copy of the Official Rules by mail, send the applicable request and a self-addressed, stamped, #10 envelope to: BH Cosmetics, Halloween Contest 2016, 2801 Burton Ave. Burbank, CA 91504. The last day to retrieve information is 30 days after the contest has closed.