Friday, August 28th, 2009

How to Wear MAC Photo Realism Eyeshadow Quad

MAC’s Photo Realism Eyeshadow Quad (see review, swatches, and photos here) is a recently released palette of cool-toned shades. The quad contains these shades: Photorealism (pale yellow-gold); Fresh Approach (pale mint green); Image Maker (grayish green); and Grey Range (dark blue-green).  Here are five combinations (plus a bonus one!)…

  • Inner Lid: Photorealism
  • Outer Lid: Image Maker
  • Crease: Grey Range
  • Brow: Photorealism
  • Cheek: The Perfect Cheek
  • Lip: Hold the Pose, New Spirit

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Friday, August 28th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

Do you keep yourself on a beauty budget? Do you limit yourself? Do you stay within your budget? Or do you not want to keep track?

Temptalia's Answer.

I have a rough estimate of what I can/can’t afford beauty-wise per month, so I stick within those limits :)

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Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Project Revamp

The Project:  CoverGirl Lash Blast

Oh, yeah, that’s right — the cult mascara that swept beauty addicts everywhere, in that utterly recognizable orange tube.

Your Task

How would you improve this product? What would you change?  What would you want to keep the same?  How would you make it an even better product?

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

Where do you purchase your beauty products the most? Department stores (e.g. Nordstrom, Macys), specialty stores (e.g. Sephora), online, or brand-specific (e.g. Kiehl’s, MAC)?

Temptalia's Answer.

Nordstrom or brand-specific, usually!

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Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

The Hit List

Best Volumizing Mascara…

What brand/product wins this category? Any particular reason it wins?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Temptalia Gives Away MAC Push the Edge Pigment!

We’re giving away one (1) MAC Push the Edge Pigment, from the limited edition MAC Makeup Art Cosmetics Collection.

Submit your entry by leaving a comment in this post and telling us how you use MAC pigments.

All entries must be submitted by September 7th, 2009 at 11:59 PM PST. This contest is open to all readers as pursuant to your local state/country’s laws. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via e-mail. This post will be updated with “winner chosen” when one has been chosen.

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Congrats to Dany R.!