Monday, May 25th, 2009

Margot’s Inspiration

I was first inspired by the dark side a warrior can have, but still keeping it quite “girly” if you see what I mean, but by the time I was doing the second eye, I was more inspired by the feminine side a warrior can have and the touch of nature.

Get the Look

  • Eyes (Dark Side): UDPP, MAC Sharkskin Shadestick, MAC Beautymarked eyeshadow, MAC Sketch eyeshadow, MAC Swish eyeshadow, MAC Nylon eyeshadow, MAC Plushblack Plushlash mascara
  • Eyes (Nature Side): UDPP, MAC Teddy Eye Crayon, MAC Gorgeous Gold eyeshadow, MAC Hepcat eyeshadow, MAC Sable eyeshadow, MAC Copper pigment, MAC Plushblack Plushlash mascara
  • Face: MSF Natural in Light
  • Lips: MAC All Mine lipstick, MAC Copper pigment, MAC Cello Pink Lipgelee

See close-ups and a full face photo! Continue reading →

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Last chance to submit your Warrior Woman look!

We want to see YOU transform into a “Warrior Woman!” Challenge yourself by recreating or creating your own straight-from-scratch look that fits the theme “Warrior Women.” Submit your entry (or entries!) by May 24th to be included in this makeup challenge. Please submit all entries to submit@temptalia.com! :)

Submission Guidelines

  • You do NOT have to use MAC products. You can use any and all makeup, brands, products, etc. that you wish to achieve your look.
  • Minimum of one photo required (either close-up or full-face); maximum of five photos will be used (but feel free to send more over if you want us to pick and choose)
  • Photos must be a minimum of 500px wide and should reflect color accuracy and little to no blurriness
  • Include a text description of the products used to achieve the look

Photo-taking Tips

  • Find a simple background, like a solid color wall
  • Take more photos rather than less — you can always delete the ones that didn’t work
    out
  • Macro mode for close-up photography is key
  • Try layering a tissue over your flash if photos are overexposed
  • Stand near a window for softer, more flattering light
  • Use a tripod to keep photos sharp if your camera has shutterlag

I’m really eager to see your entries! So start getting fierce and send those babies in :) Check out these face charts for inspiration or pick one to recreate! Continue reading →

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Challenge: Warrior Women

We want to see YOU transform into a “Warrior Woman!” Challenge yourself by recreating or creating your own straight-from-scratch look that fits the theme “Warrior Women.” Submit your entry (or entries!) by May 24th to be included in this makeup challenge. Please submit all entries to submit@temptalia.com! :)

Submission Guidelines

  • You do NOT have to use MAC products. You can use any and all makeup, brands, products, etc. that you wish to achieve your look.
  • Minimum of one photo required (either close-up or full-face); maximum of five photos will be used (but feel free to send more over if you want us to pick and choose)
  • Photos must be a minimum of 500px wide and should reflect color accuracy and little to no blurriness
  • Include a text description of the products used to achieve the look

Photo-taking Tips

  • Find a simple background, like a solid color wall
  • Take more photos rather than less — you can always delete the ones that didn’t work
    out
  • Macro mode for close-up photography is key
  • Try layering a tissue over your flash if photos are overexposed
  • Stand near a window for softer, more flattering light
  • Use a tripod to keep photos sharp if your camera has shutterlag

I’m really eager to see your entries! So start getting fierce and send those babies in :)  Check out these face charts for inspiration or pick one to recreate! Continue reading →

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Iris went as The Riddler (her boyfriend went as Two-Face). She used: Sharp, Humid, Ransom (Urban Decay), Vanilla, Carbon, Blacktrack fluidline, Maybelline Full & Soft mascara, and a pair of ridiculously long purple lashes on the eyes; Mineralize Satinfinish (NC 30), Gingerly, and Hipness on the face; and Petting Pink lip tint and Jampacked lipglass.

Check out Kelly, Jacqueline, and Zadi’s costumes! (Didn’t submit yours? Feel free to share pictures in the comments!You might have to wait for your link to be approved, just fyi!) Continue reading →

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

For September, the challenge was all about dark lips! See several lovely takes on the dark lip! Continue reading →

Monday, September 8th, 2008

September’s Challenge >> DARK LIPS! Can you handle the intensity of this fall’s hottest trend: the bold, intense, and utterly deep and dark lip?

Share your look! Submit your entry to temptalia@gmail.com! Not sure if you want to participate? Don’t worry, the challenge will run until October 5th, 2008. Challenge-takers’ entries will be posted periodically throughout the month, so you can get inspired to try a great vampy lip look at home or even share it with us in the challenge!