Sunday, December 26th, 2010

2011 Temptalia Readers’ Choice Awards – Nominations

As the year wraps up, it’s time for one of my very favorite events here on Temptalia:  the Readers’ Choice Awards.  We kick off the awards with a period of nominations, and the nominees that make it on the voting ballot are 100% the result of the nominations our readers send it.  The top 10-15 nominees for each category move onto the voting ballot that is open to all readers.  Every nomination counts–I’ve seen how many nominations are needed for a product to make it on the voting ballot–and you never know what might make the cut off.

Nominations are open now and close on January 2nd, 2011 at 6PM PST.  Voting will open January 3rd, 2011 at 6AM PST.

Submit your nominations!

Submit your nominations!

Submit your nominations!

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30 thoughts on “2011 Temptalia Readers’ Choice Awards – Nominations

  1. Francesca

    Hey Christine, since it’s the first time for me I was wondering if we had to make a nomination for every category or if we could skip some of them (for example, I don’t use any loose eyeshadow so I really wouldn’t know which one to nominate)…I’m sorry if this has been asked to you a gazillion times but as I said, I’ve never done this before! Thanks a lot:)

    • You can skip as much or as little as you want!! :)

      Only nominate products you feel good about nominating – so only if they deserve it! (which means blanks are totally fine)

  2. Urban Decay Naked Palette, for sure!

  3. Ani_BEE

    That was hard! I had to leave off some of the product from the face and body category since I’m not sure what to put down.

  4. Kimmie

    The best airbrush? I would love to know!

    • Ani_BEE

      Depends on a what you need it for AKA is it home use, will you be traveling with it, or do you have a studio set up. ^_^

  5. Emmaline

    First time for me so I have no clue what the categories are.

    Best natural/organic line is korres.

    Best makeup brush mac 217

    Best colored eyeliner ud rockstar

    Eyeshadow primer udpp in Eden

    Best mascara Buxom

    Travel palette is naked

    Best nailpolish color is bad fairy by mac, but polish overall it is opi.

    Makeup remover is mac cleanse off oil.

  6. Heather

    Do you think you could add sunscreen to the nominations?

    • Hey Heather!

      I’m not adding any categories at this time – we already added about 10-15 this year and once we launch, it’s launched. Maybe next year!

      • Heather

        Yeah, you definitely have a pretty extensive list! Can’t wait to read the results and the editor’s choice, of course.

  7. Mirna

    Christine, ur site looks funny on my iPhone. Something seems wrong :( Sorry didnt know where else to post.

  8. Quinctia

    I had fun, though once I got to skin/haircare stuff, my nominations were probably pointless because the stuff I use is a bit obscure. XD

  9. Erica

    Fun but hard! I’ve submitted my nominations, hope the products I like got to show up on the voting list! :)

  10. jasmine



  11. Hard Candy does not get ANY love on this blog. When it’s probably the best overall drugstore brand that I have encountered.

    Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics gets no love either! Their lip tars are one of the greatest things on this Earth. Suuuuuuuper pigmented. Legit, I have to use vaseline to thin it out.

    MUFE! MUFE! MUFE! MUFE! Can you say aqua creams?

    Sephora’s waterproof eyeliners are a great find. Eight bucks and they are as good as MUFE’s liners.

  12. Heather

    Spectro Jel cleanser. Canadian brand that not many Americans have heard of. It’s great!!

  13. Heather

    Best makeup remover:
    Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm

  14. Hi Christine, I’m so excited for the Temptalia Readers’ Choice Awards. I just submitted my nominations! Last year, when the winners were announced I found that I had missed out on a lot of great stuff which I then was super excited to try! Thank you for all the effort, your blog is the best!
    Happy New Year and have a great 2011!

  15. Svetla Angelova

    MAC A Tartan Tale Collection for Holiday 2010