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Charity kisses auction raises $2,800

Charity kisses auction raises $2,800

An online charity auction of celebrity kisses has raised $2,818.60 for cancer charity Look Good ... Feel Better.

The auction at was organised by L'Oréal in support of its L'Oréal New Zealand Fashion Week sponsorship.

Forty New Zealand celebrities generously donated lipstick kisses that were mounted on board and displayed at the L'Oréal Paris Powder Room at last week's fashion event.

The top bid of $550 was paid for the lipstick impressions of model Nicky Watson with TV personality Charlotte Dawson's pucker-up pictures fetching $205.

Leading male was All Black and two-try star of the weekend's NPC final Doug Howlet whose kisses fetched $165. Paul Holmes' fetched $101 as did the kisses of Erika Takacs with the kisses of surprise package Colin Meads hitting the $100 mark.

L'Oréal Paris managing director Francis Stead thanked everyone who bid at the auction.

"We are truly amazed at the generosity of everyone involved from the well-known and loved New Zealanders who so generously donated their kisses to the people who bid for them.

"To reach nearly $3,000 for the charity is wonderful. I am sure it will be put to excellent use."

About "Look Good ... Feel Better" "Look Good...Feel Better" is a charity dedicated to helping women use beauty techniques and products to overcome the visual side effects of their cancer treatment.

The final bids of $50 or more are as follows:

Nicky Watson, Model 29-Oct $550.00

Charlotte Dawson, TV Personality 29-Oct $205.00

Doug Howlett, All Black 29-Oct $165.00

Paul Holmes, TV and Radio Personality 29-Oct $101.00

Erika Takacs, TV Personality 29-Oct $101.00

Colin Meads, Rugby Legend 29-Oct $100.00

Hayley Westenra, New Zealand singing sensation 29-Oct $100.00

Katrina Devine, TV Personality 29-Oct $100.00

Carolyn Robinson, TV Personality 29-Oct $85.00

Kate Hawkesby, TV Personality 29-Oct $81.00

Marc Ellis, TV Personality 29-Oct $80.00

Boh Runga, Popstar, Stellar* 29-Oct $73.00

Boris Bourdin, L'Oréal consumer products GM 29-Oct $71.00

Petra Bagust, TV Personality 29-Oct $71.00

Mandy Smith, ex Black Sticks Heart throb 29-Oct $70.00

Lana Coc-kroft, TV and Radio Personality 29-Oct $61.00

Renee Brennan, Popstar 29-Oct $56.00

Cal Wilson, Comedienne and TV Personality 29-Oct $53.00

K'Lee, Popstar 29-Oct $51.00

Carly Binding, Popstar 29-Oct $50.00

Bernice Mene, TV Personality & ex Silverfern 29-Oct $50.00

Justin Marshall, All Black 29-Oct $50.00

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