SOURCE: MyItThings.com

June 11, 2007 12:39 ET

MyItThings Kicks Off Contest to Find Best Beauty Article; Will Award $1,000 for Best Posting

Three Beauty Experts Signed On as Judges Of Contest

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) - MyItThings.com, an online magazine featuring user-generated content in a variety of pop culture subjects, including: entertainment, technology, fashion, body and home, announced today the kickoff of a contest to find the best beauty-related article.

MyItThings (http://myitthings.com) will award the contributor with the best article $1,000, in a contest judged by three beauty experts: Shalini Vadhera, celebrity make up artist and author; Tyson Daniel, of Bravo's Shear Genius; and Nadine Haobsh, beauty blogger and author. To submit your article, please visit www.MyItThings.com/contest.

Contributors are encouraged to write as many articles as they want. Articles can be about anything beauty-related, including: beauty secrets, beauty trends, makeup tricks, beauty advice, fitness routine, diet tips, healthy lifestyle, an interview with an expert, etc.

MyItThings.com provides an avenue for the 'MySpace generation' to become contributors to an online magazine, while taking blogging to the next level. Some additional unique aspects of the online magazine include:

--  The platform - MyItThings is the ultimate platform for bloggers --
    journalists of the 21st century. While blogging was once about having a
    personal diary, today's bloggers are bringing the news, setting the trends
    and have a loyal following.
--  The community -- MyItThings gives the power to the community. In the
    spirit of Internet democracy, where everyone can contribute, there is no
    more separation between the media and the masses.
--  The format -- MyItThings takes publishing to the next level, by
    combining the visual language of print publications with the dynamic
    functionality of Web 2.0.
    
"MyItThings is the premiere destination for beauty and style aficionados, that are in the know about the hottest products and trends," said Yuli Ziv, Co-Founder & Editor-In-Chief of MyItThings. "Our readers rely on MyItThings to be their style bible, and our celebrity judges are looking forward to reading all of the submissions to identify the hottest tip or trend in the field of beauty."

About the judges:

Shalini Vadhera, celebrity makeup artist, boasting a lengthy and impressive client list that includes Alec Baldwin, Brooke Burke, Simon Cowell, and the cast of "Dancing With The Stars." Shalini is the creator of Global Goddess Beauty Line, author of "Passport To Beauty" and was recently named "Global And Gorgeous" by The New York Post.

Tyson Daniel, hair designer featured on Bravo's "Shear Genius," elevates hair design into an everyday art form. His philosophy of "Love Your Hair Everyday" believes that true beauty comes from within and gracefully appears to the world.

Nadine Haobsh, the beauty writer behind Jolie in NYC, dubbed "the poster girl for the blogger generation" by the New York Post. Her first book, "Beauty Confidential: The No Preaching, No Lies, Advice-You'll-Actually-Use Guide to Looking Your Best," will be published this fall, and she also imparts honest, straightforward advice twice daily for Jane magazine's beauty blog.

About MyItThings

MyItThings is an online magazine featuring user-generated content in a variety of pop culture subjects including entertainment, technology fashion, body and home. All content is written by users and published daily by magazine editors. MyItThings.com was developed by 2BrainsMedia LLC, a New York-based, privately funded Web 2.0 company.

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