MAC Film Noir Lipstick

MAC Film Noir Lipstick ($14.50 for 0.10 oz.) is a deep, reddened brown–very dark, very vampy.  It doesn’t go black on me, but it is incredibly dark.  On me, the red tones help keep it from being too much of a contrast against my warmer skin tone and potentially washing me out.  This is a shade that longs to be the star of a look–just pair it with a little eyeliner, mascara, and a contoured cheek.

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #040

Welcome to Free For Haul Fridays!

A play on Oh No They Didn’t’s “Free For All Fridays,” every Friday is Free For Haul Fridays! Friday is a day for fun — whether you’re already off enjoying your weekend or if you just need a way to get through til the end of the work day, FFH is here for you!

Share your latest beauty hauls! Once you’ve done that… say anything you’d like. Tell us about the greatest thing that happened to you this week, why your pet is the cutest, what you’re doing this weekend… whatever!

First, I’ll share mine!

Haul: For the boy’s birthday, I treated him to a massage (at a SPA!)… which also meant that I got to tag along (at my expense, though!) – so I suppose that should count as a haul! :)

Excited for: Celebrating the boy’s birthday again when his family comes to visit, plus celebrate my sister and the boy’s birthday with my family, too.  Yes, having your boyfriend’s birthday be a day after your sister makes for a very busy week!

Friday plans: I kept thinking it was Friday all day yesterday!  I gotta clean-up for visitors, which will not be fun.  I’m sure I will find beauty products in places I won’t understand at all.

This week’s Mellan photo…

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Your “No Makeup” Makeup Looks, Part 1

Temptalia Readers Share Their “No Makeup” Makeup Looks!

It’s very exciting to see such an amazing turnout!  I loved seeing all of your looks!  I want to make sure every person who submitted (and met the requirements) gets a lil’ Temptalia air time, so I’ve broken submissions into four posts with everybody’s pretty face out in front.  Readers are shown in the order submissions were received.

Check out breakdowns for each reader’s look!

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