Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Project Revamp

If you could revamp Benefit Hoola, what would you change? What would you keep the same? How would you make it an even better product?

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

8 Must-Have MAC Pink Lipsticks

About the Temptalia Must-Haves Series

A series of posts showcasing must-have products from MAC Cosmetics’ permanent line of products. Selections are based on quality, universality, uniqueness amongst the line, and the like. Limited edition shades are deliberately excluded to make buying easier. Readers’ comments act as a supplement to these lists of their favorites and must-haves. You can find the entire series here.

Craving lipstick is a soft, muted pinked up raspberry with a creamy, opaque texture.

Shy Girl lipstick is a fleshy, brighter pink that’s more pink than nude. It works well with brighter, bolder eyes, as well as pink/purple looks.

Creme Cup lipstick is a dirty pink lipstick with a very creamy, opaque formula, making it great for more pigmented lips.

Angel lipstick is a sheer, glossy light to medium pink shade with mostly neutral undertones.

Snob lipstick is a slightly opaque, cool-toned pink. This is a great shade for cooler tone complexions.

See four more must-havesContinue reading →

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

Do you save photos/looks you find online for later? Why/why not?

Temptalia's Answer.

I have a few saved, but I usually don’t copy looks so I don’t have any real reason to save them. Occasionally an ad or avant garde look will capture my attention, though! ;)
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Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Rant & Rave


Tell us why/what you love, hate, or are indifferent about… EYE CREAM!

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

The Container Store’s Elfa White Dresser ($160.72) is a neat way to get some drawer unit storage into any area you might want your makeup to be stored at, whether it’s the bathroom or the bedroom (or your living room!). I really like that there is a tabletop, so you could place your brush holders and palettes on top, too!

I do find that these look nicer than traditional plastic (think Sterilite) drawers, though I will admit elfa is a bit pricey. Elfa products do go on sale regularly, so if you wait around, you might see 20-30% off!

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Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Temptalia Gives Away the Softlips Collection!

We’re giving away two (2) prize packages featuring the entire Softlips line to two (2) winners.

  • Softlips in Strawberry, Cherry, Vanilla, Raspberry
  • Softlips Tints in Pearl, Rose, Bronze
  • Softlips PURE Organic in Pomegranate and Honeydew

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 1st, 2009 at 11:59 PM PST. That’s it! This contest is only open to U.S. only residents.

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