The Spring Season: Guerlain Brit Rouge G de Brilliant Lipstick

You get enough color pay off, but it’s sheer enough that those with more pigmented lips will find more variation in how these shades look on their lips. Brit lasts around three or four hours on me, as compared to the original Rouge G line-up that lasts an average of five hours.

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #020

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: NOTHING!  WOOOOO!  I can’t recollect anything beauty-wise, so I’m going to run with it and celebrate buying nothing!

Excited for: a weekend where I don’t (technically) have anything major due or need to study for.  FINALLY!  It’s freakin’ BEAUTIFUL here in California–today is supposed to be near 80 degrees.  It was gorgeous yesterday, ahh!!

Now… have at it!

Win It!: Temptation is Beautiful Sweepstakes


This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of KAO Brands. All opinions are 100% mine.

Enter to win a weekend in Las Vegas in Kao Brands’ (which include Biore, Curel, Jergens, to name a few) Temptation is Beautiful sweepstakes! Every day, one beauty basket prize will be awarded filled with Kao Brands’ products (with a retail value of $75). The grand prize is a 3 day/2 night trip to Las Vegas for you and three of your friends (includes transportation and hotel), plus $1,500 in spending cash.

  • Grand Prize: A fabulous Las Vegas trip, including transportation and accommodations, for you and three friends, plus $1,500 spending money so you can live it up and make it the most memorable 3 days and 2 nights of your lives!
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To be eligible for this sweepstakes, please make sure you’re a U.S. resident and 21 years of age or older.  You can read the official rules here.

To enter, simply head on over to the contest. You can enter once per day for the beauty basket, plus those entries will also count towards the grand prize.  You can also receive a bonus entry by taking the Temptation is Beautiful’s Temptation Quiz. For two additional entries, you can share your quiz results on Twitter or Facebook!

For fun, I took the Temptation quiz, and my “Temptress Teperature” is JUST RIGHT (kind of makes me giggle!) — what’s yours?

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Skincare Tips: Travel & Your Skin with Renee Rouleau

I love, love, love Renée Rouleau.  She really is one of my favorite skincare experts, so I always love to read her tips.  (Like sometimes I want to travel to Texas just to visit her spa.) Recently, she sent over these tips to share with Temptalia readers, and we could all use more beauty tips in our lives, right?  I don’t think there is a such thing as too many beauty tips…

Skincare Tips:  Travel & Your Skin

Have you recently flown or are you planning on taking a vacation in the near future? Worried about the airplane giving your skin trouble? Skin Care Expert & Licensed Celebrity Esthetician, Renée Rouleau offers helpful tips to keep skin healthy and balanced before, during and after taking flight.

The cabins of airplanes have extremely low humidity, which will cause skin to get extremely dehydrated (lack of water). They dry air looks for moisture where it can get it and that means robbing it right from your skin! Dry skin will become drier, but did you know that oily skin will get even oilier when flying on a plane? When the skin has no water, it attempts to compensate for the dehydration by producing more oil—which is the last thing that oily skin needs. But for dry skins that have no oil glands, the skin will be depleted of its water content.

Bottom line: Airplanes can wreak havoc on the skin!

Here are a few helpful tips from Renée Rouleau to help maintain gorgeous & glowing skin, before, during and after flying in an airplane.

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