Vaseline Skin Saver Squads hit Brisbane – Giveaway CLOSED

14 Nov

Don’t tell me you haven’t heard about the new Vaseline Aloe Fresh Lotion with SPF 15 all over the radio and television. I know my ears pricked up when I heard the words ‘body lotion’ and ‘SPF’ in the same sentence… “by jingo”, I thought “about time!”. I am such a sun-safe snob, I baulk at the thought of intentionally sun baking, and will roll my eyes at girls that intentionally sizzle themselves like sausages on a BBQ in the hot Australian sun. I will not hold back in telling someone “they’re a bloody idiot” for frying themselves and will make it my mission to drill the fact into people’s heads that SUN DAMAGE IS IRREVERSIBLE!

So I was quite happy to see that somebody had taken the initiative (that being Vaseline) to incorporate an SPF into an everyday body lotion that will make it easier for Australian women to protect themselves from incidental sun exposure everyday.

Introducing Vaseline Aloe Fresh Lotion with SPF 15, a light, quick absorbing moisturising body lotion enriched with moisturising Aloe Vera, blocking more than 93% of UVA & UVB and leaving skin silky smooth and hydrated. HALLELUJAH!

This Wednesday, the 16th November, the Vaseline Skin Saver squads will blitz King George Square in Brisbane to help protect women and their skin this summer. The very buff all male squad will be out in force with umbrellas and bottles of Vaseline Aloe Fresh Lotion with SPF 15 to equip women with the tools needed to fight incidental sun exposure. They won’t just be handing out samples, but full size 200ml bottles!!! It might seem a little extreme, but as much as a short walk from the train to work is enough to cause incidental sun exposure. What’s more, in summer UVB rays can cause a fair-skinned person to burn in as little as 15 minutes, with initial UVA damage occurring well within this time frame.

WHAT: Vaseline “skin saver” squads

WHEN: Wednesday 16th of November – Brisbane / Thursday 17th of November – Sydney / Friday 18th of November – Melbourne

TIME: 11.00am – 2.00pm

LOCATION: Brisbane – King George Square/ Sydney – Wynyard Park / Melbourne – Southern Cross Station

COST: Free!

Vaseline Ambassador, Kate Ritchie, feels it’s time to stop neglecting our bodies:

“These days we are so skin aware and conscientious when it comes to caring for the skin on ourface but often forget about protecting the rest of our body with SPF. Even just a few minutes in the sun can start to dry and damage your skin and that’s why a body lotion with SPF protection is an absolute daily essential and just quietly, what’s also essential is that you check out the good looking Vaseline ‘skin saver’ squads in their green shorts!”

And I couldn’t agree more! If you are around King George Square on Wednesday, head down there over lunch time and get snapped with one of the hunky (shirtless I may add) skin saver boys and grab yourself a bottle of the new Vaseline Aloe Fresh Lotion with SPF 15. Your skin will thank you for it! All attendees in Brisbane will also receive a voucher for a $2 coffee from Bleeding Heart Café on Ann St, which is a not for profit organisation which puts every dollar you spend back into the community. DOUBLE WIN!

If you can’t make it down on the day to see the Vaseline “Skin Saver” Squad, do not fret! Hip & Haute is giving you lovely readers a chance to win one of 5 x 375ml bottles of the Vaseline Aloe Fresh Lotion with SPF 15.


To enter, complete each of the following steps:

1. Follow Hip & Haute on both Twitter and Facebook

2. Tweet the following: Win the new Vaseline Aloe Fresh Lotion with SPF 15 thanks to @hipandhaute and the Vaseline Skin Saver squad #skinsavers

3. Comment on this post when you are done and let me know your Twitter name, Facebook name and email address so I can contact you if you win.

Giveaway is open to Australian residents only and ends Monday 28 November, 6pm EST (Brisbane time). Winners will be contacted by email. If a winner doesn’t give me their details within a week, another winner will be drawn.

13 Responses to “Vaseline Skin Saver Squads hit Brisbane – Giveaway CLOSED”

  1. memybestandi November 14, 2011 at 11:37 am #

    Such a winning idea – finally someone did it- now if only they could do a 30 I would love them forever, but 15 is still good for work days when you only really venture out for 15 mins at lunch!

    • hip&haute November 14, 2011 at 11:39 am #

      I know right?!! How come everyone isn’t doing this? It only makes sense. Maybe doing SPF 30 would decrease the amount of moisturisation the lotion offers? Who knows. Still WINNING!!

  2. Victoria Morgan November 14, 2011 at 1:39 pm #

    I’m following on FB as VIctoria Morgan and on twitter as giantpeachface. Tweeted!/giantpeachface/status/135923783667167232

    I’ve been loving the vaso aloe fresh body lotion for a while so i’m super-excited that it now comes with an SPF!

  3. Beauty Snippets November 14, 2011 at 1:53 pm #

    I love this idea and can’t believe it took someone so long to come up with it!

    I try and apply sunscreen everyday but I get lazy sometimes so this is perfect.

    Twitter: @beauty_snippets
    Facebook: Julie Nhi Le

  4. Tegan @ Tegania's Thoughts November 14, 2011 at 2:48 pm #


  5. Kimberley November 14, 2011 at 3:04 pm #

    I love this moisturiser, I bought the little one but it’s almost finished so I would love another one! Need all of the SPF I can get!
    My twitter name is kimmmyberley, facebook: Kimberley Griffiths and email:

  6. a little tête-à-tête November 15, 2011 at 8:30 am #

    What a nice giveaway! I like their products!! 🙂

    Twitter: @littleteteatete
    FB: Lisa P.
    Email: lisagoneaussie (at)

    Thank you SO much for the chance, would love to try this! 🙂

  7. jasmine1485 November 17, 2011 at 9:20 pm #

    Ooh, I haven’t tried Vaseline moisturiser before, but I’ve heard good things about it 🙂 I’m following you on Twitter (@NTFancy) and I’m a fan on Facebook (Kate Ryan).

    I tweeted here:!/NTFancy/status/137127628506271744

    kate1485 at hotmail dot com

  8. kerry santillo November 21, 2011 at 7:42 pm #

    Vaseline is a great moisturiser, and I love the smell.
    thanks for a chance 🙂
    facebook kerry santillo

  9. Michelle Vamvas November 21, 2011 at 8:41 pm #

    Hi! Thanks so much for the opportunity to win!!! My FB name is Michelle Vamvas, twittername queenofcomps and email is

  10. Narelle Rock November 21, 2011 at 8:53 pm #

    Twitter @narellerock
    Facebook Narelle Rock

  11. joanne November 24, 2011 at 9:38 am #

    mumwiththree on twitter

  12. Moomoo November 25, 2011 at 1:47 pm #

    Shared this blog and the event on FB… Hope the promo goes well!!! xo

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