Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Brush Storage Ideas

Taking a hint from Sephora’s bead-filled brush holders, I present the way I modified it to better fit my personal style/taste. I saw these glassy, “black pearl”-like marbles at Michael’s (the craftstore), and they just were a perfect suit for me. I do wish they were a wee bit smaller, because it would make it easier to keep all of the brushes standing upright at all times, but it’s good enough for me. Each jar required three bags of marbles, each bag costing around $3.

The circular glass jars were a nice find, too, because it’s taken me a year to find them (really!)–everything else wouldn’t be as clean/simple, or the jar would be too tall/short… just something would not be perfect. I believe the glass jars were about $3, and they fit my brushes comfortably. I’d say if you used vase filler beads or smaller beads, you could definitely fit more than the amount I have.

Overall, each brush holder’s final cost was about $22 including tax. You can see more pictures! Continue reading →

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Temptalia Gives Away MAC Goldyrocks Dazzleglass!

We’re giving away one (1) MAC Goldyrocks Dazzleglass from the limited edition MAC Double Dazzle Collection. Submit your entry by leaving a comment in this post and telling us why you want to win. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via e-mail. This post will be updated with “winner chosen” when one has been chosen.

All entries must be submitted by April 14th, 2009 at 11:59 PM PST. That’s it! This contest is only open to all readers as pursuant to your local state/country’s laws.

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Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

What type of looks do you think you can’t pull off? Why?

Temptalia's Answer.

It’s hard for me to pull off really cool-toned looks, just because it’s a large contrast compared to my normal, warm-toned complexion!
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Thanks to Arika for today’s question!

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

The Hit List

Worst Nail Polish? What product wins this category?

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Temptalia Gives Away MAC Love Alert Dazzleglass!

We’re giving away one (1) MAC Love Alert Dazzleglass from the limited edition MAC Double Dazzle Collection. Submit your entry by leaving a comment in this post and telling us why you want to win. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via e-mail. This post will be updated with “winner chosen” when one has been chosen.

All entries must be submitted by April 13th, 2009 at 11:59 PM PST. That’s it! This contest is only open to all readers as pursuant to your local state/country’s laws.

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Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

How would you describe your skin/skin type? Normal? Slightly oily? Even in tone?

Temptalia's Answer.

I’m mild-to-moderately acne prone with normal-to-dry skin in the later half of the year and normal-to-oily skin in the first half of the year. I don’t love my skin in the least bit, LOL!
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