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Monday, September 15th, 2014

NORDSTROM - Free Lancôme Gift with Beauty Purchase.

Deal Sites/Rebates

  • EBATES: Sheer Cover (25%), SkinStore (up to 10%), Lancome (10%), Marcelle (8.5%), Annabelle (8.5%), Stila (8%)
  • GILT: –
  • HAUTELOOK: Lab Series Skincare for Men (9/15), Urban Decay Nail Lacquers (9/15)
  • MR. REBATES: Yves Rocher (15%), Oscar Blandi (15%), Murad (12%), Proactiv+ (10%), Sheer Cover (10%), WEN (10%), BH Cosmetics (10%), Kiehl’s (8%), Elizabeth Arden (8%), Sephora (8%)
  • MYHABIT: –
  • Rue La La: Lancome (9/15)

Free Shipping, Coupon Codes, GWPs

  • APOTHICA: Free shipping on orders of $49+.
  • ASOS: Free express shipping for U.S. orders over $140 with code EXPRESSUSA.
  • AVON: Free shipping on $30+ orders.
  • BATH & BODY WORKS: 15% off with code BBWSEPT15, ends 9/30.
  • BEAUTY.COM:   Free shipping on $25+ orders.
  • BENEFIT: Free shipping on $50+ purchases. Free international shipping with $125+ purchases.
  • BH COSMETICS: –
  • BIOTHERM: –
  • BLISS: Free shipping on $50+ orders. Free travel beauty case with your purchase of $100 with code ANTIAGE14, ends 9/30.
    • BLISS UK: Spend £50 or more and receive a free Bliss back to school kit with code EDUCATESKIN, ends 9/30. Spend £65 and get free a bliss clog dissolving cleansing milk, bliss lid & lash makeup remover travel with code TWO14, ends 9/30. Spend £80 and get a free bliss clog dissolving cleansing milk, bliss lid + lash makeup remover travel & bliss daily detoxifying toner with code THREE14, ends 9/30.  Spend £95 and get a free bliss clog dissolving cleansing milk, bliss lid + offer lash makeup remover travel, bliss daily detoxifying toner & bliss fabulous face lotion with code FOUR14, ends 9/30.
  • BLOOMINGDALE’S: Free shipping on orders of $150+ with code FS150.
  • BOBBI BROWN: Free shipping on $65+ orders. Free Mini Concealer Blender Brush + Mini Eye Cream with any $75+ orde with code AWAKE, ends 9/18.
  • BUMBLE & BUMBLE:  –
  • BURBERRY: –
  • C.O. BIGELOW: 10% OFF your entire purchase plus FREE Shipping over $49 with code SEPT10, ends 9/30. 10% OFF your entire purchase plus FREE Shipping over $49 with code SEPT10, ends 9/30.  $5 OFF orders over $50 Plus FREE Shipping over $49 with code COBIG5, ends 9/30.
  • CAROL’S DAUGHTER: Free shipping on $25+ orders with code SHIPFR.
  • CAUDALIE: –
  • CLARINS: –
  • CLARISONIC:  Buy any two devices together and receive 10% off + free standard shipping with code PAIRS, ends 10/31.
  • CLINIQUE:  Free shipping on $50+ orders.   Enjoy free shipping and choice of a product sample with any purchase with code SHIP4FREE, ends 12/31.  Choose a FREE Long Last Lipstick Mini with ANY purchase. 4 Shades Available: use code CORAL for Runway Coral, Code NUDE for Creamy Nude, code MERLOT for Merlot, or code HEART for All Heart, ends 9/18.
  • COLLEEN ROTHSCHILD BEAUTY:  10% off code with INTRO10, ends 10/31.
  • DARPHIN: –
  • DERMSTORE:  10% off with code REMINDER.
  • DRUGSTORE.COM: –
  • ELIZABETH ARDEN: –
  • FOLICA: Free shipping on $50+ orders.
  • GIORGIO ARMANI BEAUTY:   Free shipping with $75+ orders + 2 samples of choice for registered members.
  • JO MALONE:  Receive Complimentary Standard Delivery and a deluxe sample of the Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne with code JMCOLOGNE, ends 9/30.  Complimentary Delivery + Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne Sample With Any $75 Purchase with code BIRTHDAY9, ends 9/30.
  • JUICE BEAUTY: –
  • JURLIQUE:  Free shipping on $50+ orders. FREE Gifts (Over $40 value) + Free Shipping with any $65 purchase with code RECOVER, ends 9/30.
  • KATE SOMERVILLE:  Free shipping + three free samples on $50+ orders.
  • KIEHLS: Free shipping on $60+ orders. Receive 2 deluxe samples with the purchase of a Super Multi-Corrective Cream or a Super Multi-Corrective Eye-Opening Serum with code SUPER, ends 9/29.
  • L’OCCITANE:  –
    • CANADA:  Free shipping on $99+ orders.
  • LANCOME:   Enjoy 4 of our best-selling products PLUS, free standard shipping with ANY order $49 or more; as a Bonus: Receive a Renergie Multi Lift Night Cream with ANY order over $75 with code FAVORITES, ends 9/30.
    • CANADA:  Get a 6pc Renergie Gift with $50 orders with code DELUXE or pc Absolue Gift with $85+ order with code PREMIUM, ends 9/30.
  • LIZ EARLE UK:  Monthly Liz Earle special offers/packages here.
  • MACY’S: –
  • MARCELLE: Free shipping on $25+ orders (Canada), free U.S. shipping on $50+ orders.
  • MARC JACOBS BEAUTY: Free shipping on $50+ orders.  Deluxe-size Highliner with $75+ order with code MINI, while supplies last.
  • MOLTON BROWN:  Free gift with purchase when you spend £45+.
  • MURAD: –
  • NARS: Free shipping on $50+ orders. Complimentary mini Via Veneto and mini Eye Makeup Remover with $35+ purchase with code SEPTSET, ends 9/9.
  • NEIMAN MARCUS: –
  • NICOLE MILLER BEAUTY: –
  • NORDSTROM:  Free shipping & free returns everyday.
  • OJON: Free Shipping & Free Travel Size Rare Blen Cowash + Hair Oil with any $30 purchase with code COWASH, ends 9/10.
  • OLE HENRIKSEN: Receive 8 mystery samples with every order with code SAMPLEHAPPY, expires 10/30/14.
  • OMOROVICZA UK: 15% off all products using code JUNE15, ends 6/6/15.
  • ORIGINS: Free shipping on $50+ orders. Get a FREE 3 week supply of Plantscription Anti-Aging Power Serum plus free shipping with any $30 purchase with code TRYME, ends 9/17.
  • OUIDAD: –
  • PACIFICA:  Free 2-day shipping on $75+ orders with code FREESHIP75.
  • PAULA’S CHOICE:  –
  • PERFUMANIA:  –
  • PRESCRIPTIVES: –
  • PHILOSOPHY:   Free shipping on $50+ orders, no code necessary.
  • SAKS FIFTH AVENUE:  Free shipping on U.S. orders with code FREESHIP. FREE Express Shipping on orders of $100 USD or more Plus, No Code Needed, ends 10/3. $10 USD Standard or $20 USD Express Shipping to Select Countries on orders over $100 USD with code ROW14, ends 10/3.
  • SALLY BEAUTY: –
  • SEPHORA:   [All deals require $25 minimum purchase.]    Choose 1 of 3 FREE deluxe face oil minis with code TRYOIL, ends 9/30.  Receive a FREE Hair Cream Mini with code PHYTOSTYLE, ends 9/30. Get a FREE Perricone MD No Foundation Serum Mini with code PMDSERUM, ends 9/30. Get an $11 Discount applied at checkout when you add a Buxom Vanity Lash and your favorite Mascara Bar Brush with code BUXOM, ends 9/30.Receive a FREE Estee Lauder Mini with code REPAIR, ends 9/30. Free Murad mini serum with code LIGHTEN, ends 9/30. Free sample of Tarte Faux Lash with code FAUXLASH, ends 9/30. Free Living Proof mini with code TEXTURE, ends 9/30. Free Caudalie deluxe sample with code SORBET, ends 9/30. Free Josie Maran Skincare Ritual sample set with code TRYJOSIE, ends 9/30.
  • SHISEIDO: Receive a Complimentary 3-piece Deluxe Makeup Set with any foundation purchase,  ends 9/20 while supplies last.
  • SHU UEMURA:
  • SKINSTORE.COM:  –
  • SMASHBOX: Save $15 off your first order of $75+ with code WELCOME2.  Join Pretty Points Rewards and earn $10 for every $100 spent + free shipping.
  • STILA COSMETICS: –
  • TARGET: –
  • TARTE:
  • TATCHA: Discover TATCHA® to Reveal Your Most Beautiful Skin. Simple, Pure Ingredients Based on 200 Years of Geisha Beauty Practices. Enjoy a Complimentary Travel-Size Camellia Cleansing Oil ($12 Value) with Your First Order with code WELCOMEOIL, ends 12/31.
  • THE BODY SHOP (USA):  Free shipping on $50+ purchase.
  • THIERRY MUGLER:  –
  • TOO FACED: –
  • ULTA21 Days of Beauty Stealsfull list here.
    • 9/15 — 50% off Juicy Beauty Sets, 50% off LORAC Front of the Line Pro Liner
    • 9/16 — $25 for Mally Beauty Face Defender with Sponge
    • 9/17 — Buy 1, get 1 free on Clarisonic brush heads
    • 9/18 — $10 Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer
    • 9/19 — $17 Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm
    • 9/20 — 50% off bareMinerals Loose Eye Shadows
    • 9/20 — 25% off Exuviance
  • WALGREENS: 20% off select Olay Skincare, BOGO50 on select L’oreal Cosmetics, Neutrogena Facial Skincare, Maybelline Cosmetics
  • YSL:  Free shipping on any order, no code necessary.

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Temptalia Asks You


What color of eyeliner do you wear the most? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerI’m sure you could guess it, but teal!

Thanks to reader Melinda for today’s question idea Do you have a question idea? Submit yours here.

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Make Up For Ever D320 Golden Khaki Artist Shadow
Make Up For Ever D320 Golden Khaki Artist Shadow

Make Up For Ever D320 Golden Khaki Artist Shadow ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a rich, olive brown with warm, golden frosted shimmer and yellow-ish undertones. It had a very metallic, shimmery finish. The color payoff was incredibly intense, while the texture felt almost wet and creamy, and it went on smoothly and evenly. The color wore well for almost nine hours before fading. theBalm Kawabunga (LE, $16.00) is lighter. bareMinerals Flicker (P) is lighter. Make Up For Ever ME624 Black Gold (P, $21.00) is darker, less shimmery. MAC Olive Blend #3 (LE) is lighter. theBalm #30 (P, $6.50) is less shimmery. Urban Decay Stash (LE, $18.00) is less shimmery. MAC Greensmoke (P, $15.00) is darker. MAC Fiction (DC, $15.00) is less shimmery. Giorgio Armani #24 (LE, $33.00) is darker. Giorgio Armani #14 (LE, $33.00) is warmer. bareMinerals Spectacular (P) is less shimmery, lighter. bareMinerals Eureka (P) is less shimmery. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Make Up For Ever ME654 Cauldron Artist Shadow ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a rich, bronze with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. It had fantastic, full color coverage that went on even and smoothly. The consistency had a creamy, buttery texture. Make Up For Ever I662 Amber Brown (P, $21.00) is lighter. Make Up For Ever D652 Celestial Earth (P, $21.00) is less metallic. YSL Fetiche #1 (LE) is lighter. Too Faced Tiger’s Eye (LE, $16.00) is lighter. Kat Von D Papilio (P) is less shimmery. theBalm #10 (P, $6.50) is lighter. Charlotte Tilbury Golden Quartz (P) is a cream product. Clarins The Essentials #7 (LE) is slightly darker. Illamasqua Dart (P) is a cream product, less shimmery. Urban Decay Ambush (LE, $18.00) is lighter. Too Faced Gangsta (LE, $16.00) is similar. MAC Friendly (LE, $15.00) is darker. Urban Decay Smog (P, $18.00) is a touch lighter. NARS Isolde #2 (P, $24.00) is slightly warmer. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Make Up For Ever ME310 Fir Tree Green Artist Shadow ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a dark, forest green with warm, olive brown undertones and a pearly sheen. It had fairly good color payoff, though it is the weaker of the four in this post. It had a soft, smooth texture, and it was blendable on the skin. This shade lasted for eight and a half hours on me. Fyrinnae Are You My Mummy? (P, $6.80) is lighter. Sephora Collection Rolling in the Grass (10) (P, $13.00) is brighter. NARS Night Porter (LE, $24.00) is less shimmery. MAC Smutty Green (P, $21.00) is darker. L’Oreal Golden Emerald (P, $7.99) is lighter, warmer. Sugarpill Junebug (P, $12.00) is more shimmery. Make Up For Ever #310 (DC, $20.00) is more shimmery. Inglot #418 (P, $6.00) is lighter, brighter. See comparison swatches
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Make Up For Ever ME624 Black Gold Artist Shadow ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a deep brown with warm, olive undertones and a fine gold and green shimmer-sheen. I’m starting to sound like a broken record, but it was richly pigmented with a creamy, buttery texture that applied so smoothly. A lot of these Artist Shadows are nearly effortless to apply–they just go on, a couple of swishes of your brush, and voila. It wore well for eight and a half hours before slightly fading. Make Up For Ever D326 Black Bronze (P, $21.00) is darker. Make Up For Ever D320 Golden Khaki (P, $21.00) is lighter, more shimmery. MAC Gilt by Association (P, $21.00) is more shimmery. Giorgio Armani #24 (LE, $33.00) is darker. is similar. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

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Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Happy Sunday!

How has your weekend been? Did you do anything interesting or exciting?  Let me live vicariously through you :)  It’s a fairly relaxing weekend for me, so I’ve been trying to enjoy it!

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Is brown lipstick making a comeback for fall? Perhaps… here are five more modern takes on brown (at least, to me) that switch it up by adding brown tones or changing the finishes. What are your favorite shades of brown from the past and present?

  1. Maybelline Touchable Taupe — a soft, muted rosy brown
  2. OCC Marion — a medium, rosy brown
  3. Too Faced Sweet Maple — a warm, plummy brown
  4. NARS Cythere — a metallic beige-brown
  5. NARS Deborah — a lightly glossy, reddish-brown

>> See side-by-side swatches! <<

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

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Today, I’m sharing with you swatches of the additional Diamond finish Make Up For Ever’s Artist Shadows ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) that I’ll be reviewing (a couple may have already been reviewed).  This post does exclude any shades from the 30th Anniversary Palette (click the link for swatches of those), which I already posted before!  :)

Any favorites?

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