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Shave or Crave – Win a return trip to Paris & more

He: What are your plans for the evening dear?
She: Plan to surprise me?
He: Voltaire had said that ‘The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself’. :)
She: This response was not a surprise. :)
Read on to know what happens in the evening.

Shave or Crave campaign

He: You are looking gorgeous tonight. Even the moon is hiding.
She: Thank you! But why have you kept a stubble? :)

At your adda, we have something Β BIG for you. Women bloggers, its time to pamper yourself and feel awesome about it. You have done enough to impress the men. Its time they win your attention now.

Blog about ‘How you would make men crave so that they get rid of their evening stubble’.

You can be at your witty best or take this as a chance to pass on the sly message to him. :) Now here are the additional not-to-be-missed reasons which make will start blogging right away.


  • A return trip to Paris for a couple.
  • 5 iPads.
  • A voucher worth Rs 500 for every valid blog post

So what are you waiting for? Paris is calling and iPads are waiting to be touched by your fingers. :) Not to forget EVERY valid post will get a voucher worth Rs 500. :)

Include this code to make the post eligible.

Click here and copy the code

This post is a part of the <a href="" title="Shave or Crave" target="_blank">'Shave or Crave'</a> movement in association with <a href="" title="The biggest community of Indian Bloggers" target="_blank"></a>

Is this the biggest bonanza for Indian Bloggers? Yes! Become a part of this. Submit your entries in the comments below.

The last date for this contest is Jan. 07, 2013.


329 Responses to “Shave or Crave – Win a return trip to Paris & more”

  1. Prasoon says:

    Ok, is it only for women bloggers?

  2. manjulika pramod says:


  3. Not for men ??? Not fair

  4. Can men have a family member write a guest blog post?

  5. admin says:

    @Siddharth Yes.

  6. Vandy says:

    What is the word limit?

  7. Hey there,
    My entry “Shave Or Crave FOR-EVER-Y-THING ~ The Duke of Moreland”

  8. Nandini Deka says:

    Hi all…Heres My Entry for ‘shave or crave’ ( it was fun πŸ˜€ )

  9. Anupama says:

    I am loving this!

  10. Jazz says:

    Any word limit BlogAdda ? I hope not. :-)

  11. admin says:

    @Jazz. No word limit. :)

  12. Benny Thomas says:

    This is on behalf of my sister… Here’s how to gentle your men, and make them committed to change.

  13. Netha says:

    Here is my entry for the Gillette ‘Shave or Crave’ contest :

  14. Hiral says:

    The winner will be picked by admins or do we need votes/comments to win?

  15. admin says:

    @Hiral – The winners will be chosen by the company. No votes required. :)

  16. Amazing contest guys! Love it! Here is my entry-

    This format is ok, right? I can enter more blog entries in the same format, right?

  17. Uma says:

    Love the take on this contest

    Putting my best post forward –

    Thanks Blogadda for this contest and all my friends who take time to read my post :)


  18. Here is my entry for the contest. It is a poetry titled ‘But, the stubble’

  19. Prasoon says:

    Men can participate but do we need to write from the perspective of a woman or it is OK to write from the point of view of a man too?

  20. Uma says:

    Shave or Crave – No Kisses , No Bruises.


    Thanks Blogadda for this contest and all my friends who take time to read my post :)

  21. admin says:

    @Prasoon, Yes. It would be interesting to read from your perspective as well.

  22. Uma says:

    Shave or Crave – No Kisses , No Bruises


  23. Uma says:

    My entry to the contest : Shave or Crave – No Kisses , No Bruises

    Thank you Blogadda for this contest :)

  24. Here’s my post, I was going to write about the campaign someday on the blog, the contest just gave me a pretty good chance πŸ˜‰

  25. Hiral says:

    This is my entry for the Shave Or Crave contest
    First contest im taking part in, excited πŸ˜€

  26. admin says:

    We must say you people are really creative! Wow! Keep the entries coming in.

    Remember, when he used to make an effort to look good, surprised you with gifts or took you out for a date and made you feel special?

    While, you spend a lot of time grooming yourself before an evening or a night out with him, does he care enough? The least he can do is be clean shaven and make the time spent together more special!

    Correct, Ladies! Go on and write your heart out. Remember you can win a prize to Paris, iPads and buy something for yourself from the voucher you will get for participation. :)

  27. Janaki says:……my entry for this contest.
    An awesome experience. Thanks to blogadda.

  28. Priyanka Dey says:

    Had a great time at the Spa!
    Thank you Blogadda!
    wrote my entry for the contest. Here it is! Do let me know fellow bloggers, how insane it looks!

  29. Ketki says:

    An amazing evening at Sukho Thai to think of how to convince men ti get rid of their evening stubble !

    Go ahead , read and review πŸ˜‰

  30. Puja Rai says:

    This is one crazy thing blogadda did….really appreciate it. This contest just gave me a good chance to make my man realise that I really dont like his evening stubble….
    Also he too needs to look best for me…and make an effort towards it, since I also do a lot…just for him !!!

    This is my entry for the participation

  31. Puja Rai says:

    This is one just great contest where blogadda gave us a chance to express to my man, that he too needs to look great just for me….make an effort towards it, since I also do the same, just for him

    And its a very great feeling when the efforts get reciprocated equally

    This is my entry for the contest

  32. Hiral says:

    My comment just wont submit -.- trying for the third time :p its my first contest and i really want to win it πŸ˜€

  33. SHAVE OR CRAVE: STORY OF BOY AND GIRL (My entry for the #ShaveorCrave contest)

    Link to post:

    Then his beard tickles her cheek… she giggles. Then the stubble… oh, the stubble…

    Thanks for the fun contest, BlogAdda πŸ˜€

  34. Pallavi says:

    Had a fabulous time at the spa :) Thanks for the same! Here’s my entry:

  35. Sangeeta says:

    Loved my very first BlogAdda event…and had a fantabulous time at Sukho!

    Here’s my entry

  36. Gunjan says:

    Hi, please find my entry for the contest -

    Many thanks to Blogadda for the wonderful experience at Sukho Thai! :)

  37. disha ramani says:

    What a fun day !
    I could get used to this, all that pampering sure has my creative juices flowing,
    Kudos to team blogadda, fab event @ suko thai.
    And thanks to Gillette for all the TLC.
    Oops almost forgot , here’s my post :

  38. vasudha rao says:

    Pl read my entry @

  39. Ritika Palit says:

    Hey, I edited the post to include the code. Thanks for the wonderful experience at the spa :)

  40. Swati Kalwar says:

    My first blogger meet and totally loved it…Thank you Blogadda for all the pampering. Here is my entry

  41. Swetha says:

    Had posted my entry on blog-spot, earlier, but moved the blog to word-press recently.
    Here’s the link to the same post on the new site:

  42. Kala says:


    Please find my entry for the contest – Shave or Crave –

    Thanks, Kala

  43. richa singh says:


    This is my fictionalised true tale for the competition Shave or Crave!

    Hope you all at least have a good laugh through it :)

  44. Multiple entries allowed?

  45. Kirti says:

    Other than putting the code in the blog post anything else required?

  46. Hey Admin !

    It was indeed a “thinker” topic to write upon ! Thanks to all the fellow bloggers to post their links for guidance here.

    Here is my entry for the competition – a short story.

    Also, the blog is of my husband’s !

    Keeping my finger’s crossed !!!!

    Happy Blogging !

  47. Sushma says:

    My different take on this contest. All the best to all.

  48. admin says:

    Yes Pooja, Multiple entries are allowed, though one voucher per blog would be available. The entries would be considered for the prizes.

  49. Rat says:

    Hello. Here is my entry to this league of ‘shave or crave’.. Thanks for this fun contest. And i value your comments, indeed :)

    Merry Xmas and A Happy New Year…!!

  50. Finally, here’s my post for the most loved contest by women this time :D.

  51. girlonwheels says:

    I want to be the girl on wheels to travel to Paris. My Link –

  52. Anupama says:

    An interesting dialogue (almost monologue) about the impression a “stubbled” man creates:

  53. kamar jahan says:

    hey check out my entry hope it is valid :)

  54. Alcina says:

    Here is my contribution to change the stubbled man πŸ˜›

  55. BellyBytes says:

    Don’t tell a man what to do. He will never do it.

    Nonetheless you can try. Here’s my tip on how to get your man to shave to get a man to shave.html

  56. Afshan says:

    My entry for the shave or crave contest== “The Stubble Trouble” – If you shave you wont be a slave. Do read and let me know your views. Thanks :)

  57. Deboshree says:

    Super fun theme, Blogadda! πŸ˜€

    Here’s my entry for the contest: Luv Shuv and Shave

    All the best to the participants for this very noble movement! πŸ˜€

  58. A short romantic tale in the age of texting. Here’s my entry for the contest. Thank you Blogadda

  59. Sreeja says:

    Gang up with girlfriends and win a trip to paris. That is what I did @

  60. Ekta Khetan says:

    Here’s my entry- fresh from oven-

    Title: Stubble stubble go away

  61. Priya says:

    A cool prompt! I had fun writing this.

    Please find my entry here:
    A Close s(h)ave:

  62. Vibha says:

    My entry @ . Want to to go to Paris or at least win an IPAD

  63. Lavanya says:

    This is a cool contest. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

    Please find my entry here:

  64. Canary says:

    The link to my contest entry :)

    Enjoying reading everyone’s entries!!

  65. ankit says:

    Finally after contemplating on the topic for a long comes my entry..:)
    quite excited…

  66. disha kotak says:

    here’s is my second installment on the topic ,

  67. Locomente says:

    A very unconventional topic…
    Was very challenging to come up with a write up…

    Here is my entry…

  68. So, it’s the last few hours for the contest left. I thought to come up with something different. Since I draw cartoons, why not say it through them? A picture is worth a thousand razors, what say??
    Check it out-

  69. chitra says:

    Moi prickly post πŸ˜›

    Please Note: weak hearted one’s stay away from reading my post :)

  70. Ankita Sinha says:

    Here’s my entry for ‘Shave Or Crave’ contest titled ‘Be Brave Men, Shave’.

  71. Biswa Prakash says:

    My entry for ‘Shave or Crave’ contest :

  72. shalini baisiwala says:

    does one need to have a blog on blog adda or will word press also do? I would like to participate in this contest but have a blog on wordpress.

  73. shalini baisiwala says:

    Here’s my entry for shave or crave.

  74. Hetal says:

    Here is my entry..

    Thank you BlogAdda for such a wonderful contest. Enjoyed blogging for it :)

  75. Here is mine:

    I don’t know why there is some problem with the display of code. Tried rectifying it, not happening.

  76. Jay says:

    Hi everybody,

    Here’s my entry to this fabulous contest launched by BlogAdda, it really can’t get bigger than this.

    This post has been written and conceived by my friend, Nirali, on whose behalf I am posting. The painting too, has been done by her. Hope everybody likes this post and the different perspective in it. Here’s the link:

    Wish all the bloggers good luck for the contest. Happy New Year people. Enjoy the festive season and welcome 2013 with arms wide open.



  77. Phew! Making a man get rid of his stubble is quite a task! :/

    Here’s mine:

  78. Probably… I don’t think I’d particularly like to see a stubbly face staring back at me from the mirror… :tongue: … growing a brisky beard overnight could prove a pretty traumatic experience for me…

  79. Here is my entry for the contest. Phew! I came huffing and puffing here. Hope you all like it :)

  80. kitchenmummy says:

    Facing issues in posting comments – Blogadda team please help! Trying again though for my second entry…

  81. Canary says:


    Had written my second contest entry on Dec 29 and posted here! Somehow cannot see it now :(

    Really hoping it is considered since it was written on Saturday!


  82. Ekta Khetan says:

    Hi, Have been trying to put across m y link since last night…wrote you a mail too and message on FB as well… Hope u will accept it now…pl mconfirm

  83. Hiral says:

    When will the results be announced?

  84. Canary says:

    Yes Ekta, that could be the reason why my entry never got submitted… Some technical issue at times since Saturday

  85. My entry for the Shave or Crave contest …………….

  86. ashreyamom says:

    wow.. thanks for extending the contest deadline..

  87. ashreyamom says:

    multiple entries allowed??

  88. surbhi bafna says:

    The code for the contest is not properly displayed. Is there any issue??

  89. surbhi bafna says:

    The code of the contest is not getting displayed. Any issues??

  90. admin says:

    @Ashreyamom – Yes, multiple entries are allowed. One voucher per blogger.

    @Surbhi – Nope. It looks proper at our end.

  91. subhorup says:

    Here is my entry. My first ever contest entry here.

  92. Diptee Raut says:

    Err, resending my entry just in case you might have missed it earlier. πŸ˜€

  93. Aashish Rai says: – Shave or Crave – Gillette 4 me -My association with Gillette!

  94. Sneha Shah says:

    Greetings Everyone,

    Happy New Year to one and all!

    Here is my Entry:

    Lots of Entries this time around, seems like Eiffel Tower beckons one and all!

    Looking forward to reading your entries. Fellow Bloggers & Readers, have you downloaded/printed or looking forward to play this Game?


  95. Dev says:

    This post is a part of the ‘Shave or Crave’ movement in association with

    What a coincident !
    Today is Sunday i.e. the day when i’m not going to office & i’ll be at home leisurely but still i shaved my beared & moustache in the morning and……………….this blog is talking about shaving our stubble too !
    Wow, i’m just too practical :)

  96. Sonaal Pannu says:

    Dear Blogadda,

    Here’s my second entry for the ‘Shave or Crave’ campaign! Hope you like it as well! :)

  97. Dear BlogAdda,

    Here is the link to one of my many entries to come. πŸ˜€

  98. Dear Blogadda,

    Here is my entry for the contest πŸ˜€ .. — !! Hope you like it πŸ˜‰

  99. hiral says:

    will you be mailing the results?

  100. Vish says:


    That’s a nice contest..

    Below is my entry for the contest

    Blog link:

  101. Rachna says:

    Here’s one more entry from me. This time from my husband’s perspective.

  102. Neha Sharma says:

    A very different idea to make your man crave and then shave…..

    Here’s my entry:

  103. A new hilarious angle to the shave-n-crave issue… the story as told by the STUBBLE:

  104. Here’s my entry. An insane saga on the loftiest of mountains during the most violent of storms. Involves a trident. Does not involve Honey Singh.

  105. kitchenmummy says:

    My third entry! thanks to little Avika who really got my husband to crave and run for a shave πŸ˜€

  106. Abhyudaya says:

    Here’s a funny take on the whole thing-

    The origin of #shaveorcrave

    My last entry!

  107. The Edge of Reason… a poem that uses contemporary metaphors to link up shave and crave!

  108. priya says:

    i hope i squeeze it in time !
    my first attempt at blogging ,
    hope you find it in good humor !

  109. Ekta Khetan says:

    Ooops got delayed by a minute…heavy traffic on ur site. Can you accommodate my post? pl confirm.

  110. I am not able to view my entry…i submitted half an hour back. Here it is:

  111. My friend is complaining that her post says “AWAITING MODERATORS CONFIRMATION”.
    She posted it yesterday. Can someone accept it?

  112. Rupa says:

    Hi…When would you announce the results? I posted on December 24th. Hope i posted the right way.

  113. CHITRA says:

    when would the results be announced?

  114. tinu says:

    when do we know the results???

  115. Lavanya says:

    When will the results be out?

  116. kofykat says:

    When will the results be out?

  117. Gunjan says:


    When can we expect the results?

  118. kitchenmummy says:

    Did anyone get the flipkart vouchers???

  119. Canary says:

    Nope, no vouchers yet, or any mail / information regarding it too.. :(

  120. kofykat says:

    I haven’t gotten anything either

  121. Uma Dharani says:

    Same query as others …. where are the Results? :-)

  122. subhorup says:

    The vouchers are, as per Blogadda communique on their FB page, on their way. The contest page where they announced the winners is no longer available. However, here is the winning entry.

  123. prabhavathi says:

    I too didnt get the flipkart voucher yet…

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