Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Choose or Lose

How often do you go to the makeup counter/store?

  • A few times a month (46%, 469 Votes)
  • Less than once a month (22%, 221 Votes)
  • Once a week (21%, 216 Votes)
  • A few times a week (9%, 90 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (2%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,010

Feel free to elaborate on your answer in the comment section!

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

When there is a makeup sale/coupon, do you buy more than you should? Do you feel compelled to make a purchase? Or are you good about sticking to your wish list?

Temptalia's Answer.

I always feel like I gotta get in on the deal, even if there is nothing on my list. I’m trying to resist, though!
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Thursday, May 21st, 2009

1. Go purple! Stars ‘n Rockets eyeshadow all over the lid as a pop of fuchsia-pink-purple. Apply a deeper purple like Parfait Amour eyeshadow on the outer lid, blending into the outer crease, with the 239. Add depth to the crease by applying a matte purple like Fig. 1 or Blackberry eyeshadow into the crease with a brush like the 219. Use a softly pinked highlighter like Hush and blend it just above the crease. Highlight the brow bone with your favorite neutral highlighter.

2. Mix in aquas and teals! Apply Stars ‘n Rockets eyeshadow on the inner two-thirds of the lid with an eyeshadow brusgh like the 239. Cover the outer third of the lid with an aqua shade like Aquadisiac eyeshadow with the 239. Darken the crease with a deeper teal like Shimmermoss eyeshadow or mix it up with a blue shade like Freshwater. Use Gorgeous Gold eyeshadow to diffuse color towards the brow bone, and then highlight with your favorite neutrla highlighter.

3. As an accent to gold! First, apply Goldmine eyeshadow all over the lid over a gold or white base. Apply Stars ‘n Rockets eyeshadow with a fluffy brush like the 224 on the outer third of the lid. Deepen crease with Nocturnelle eyeshadow applied with a crease brush like the 219. Blend thoroughly with a fluffy blending brush like the 217. Highlight with your favorite neutral highlighter.

4. With silvers! Try applying a bright silver like Fineshine or Electra eyeshadow all over the lid, and then apply Stars ‘n Rockets eyeshadow on the outer third of the lid and into the crease. Darken the crease with a deep purple like Parfait Amour or Contrast. Use a fluffy brush like the 224 to blend the colors together and diffuse them towards the brow. Highlight with your favorite neutral highlighter.

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Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Survey Says

Fill in the survey below with your answers, and then share your answers with us in the comments section! :-)

Instructions: Fill in the survey below with your answers, and then share it with us in the comments section! :)

Best everyday lipstick?: [answer]
Best everyday lipgloss?: [answer]
Best everyday blush?: [answer]

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

HauteLook is having a MD Skincare sale!

MD Skincare sale is going on now at HauteLook! :) Lots of products at 50% or less, which is quite the steal for MD Skincare.

(The link above *is* an invite-link, as HauteLook is invite-only, so if you aren’t a member, ta-da!)

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Temptalia Gives Away MAC Fierce & Fabulous Lipglass!

We’re giving away one (1) MAC Fierce & Fabulous Lipglass from the limited edition MAC Style Warrior 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 May 24th, 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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