Makeup tips: what three makeup tips do you have for a makeup beginner? Makeup tips – everybody has them, but will you share your coveted secrets with the rest of us? I want to know what make up tips you’d bestow upon someone just learning about beauty and makeup today!
Last reminder! The contest ends on Sunday!
If you haven’t noticed, in the past couple days, I have posted swatches of various products I own by MAC Cosmetics, to help everyone learn what color I mean or how it looks. I’d LOVE to make Temptalia a more comprehensive site with even more swatches and product photos, because I definitely do not have all the bases covered.
This is where you come in! Submit your product and swatch photos of MAC Cosmetics products to us.
What’s the incentive? The person to submit the most usable product/swatch photos from now until September 30th, 2007 will win ~$100 worth of an assortment of MAC Cosmetics products from In 3D, Painterly, Blue Storm, and/or Smoke Signals. If enough people enter the contest, there will be 2nd and 3rd place winners as well!
Keep reading for the details and requirements of your photos.
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What is your holy grail mascara? Your favorite, the best mascara? What mascara do your lashes swear by? What about it rocks so hard?
This October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This program began 1985, and through its tremendous awareness efforts, the mammography rates for women 50 or older have double, and the amount of deaths related to breast cancer have declined. One of the purposes of the organization and month long awareness promotion is to encourage all women to screen and prevent breast cancer by doing breast self-examinations once a month as well as seeing a doctor and having a mammogram done regularly.
Breast cancer increases with age (rare in women under age 35), but it’s never too early to start preventative measures and talking with your doctor about getting tested and how to reduce your risk.
For more information, visit www.nbcam.org, where you can learn about the disease, its stages, prevention, treatment, and get support.
Learn & Do More: Donate to the Cause
Beauty is not only skin deep–many beauty lines are taking a stand and promotiong awareness as it is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by offering to donate a portion of sales/proceeds from certain products that are purchased.
Check out how you can get your beauty fix and support the cause at the same time by reading on.
What does your 10-minute face consist of? You need to look good, but you only have ten minutes to do al of your makeup, so what do you do? What products do you use to achieve your 10-minute look? List your products, explain to us a bit your choices, share how you accomplish this miraculous feat!
Thanks for all the questions! Keep sending them in to email@example.com. If you have a time-sensitive question, please let me know so I can try and answer it on time. If you didn’t see your question, check for it in the next Ask Temptalia post. Keep on sending them in!Q: I’ve heard makeup artists talk about undertones. Usually, they are knowledgeable enough that they can look at someone and immediately know their undertones. Is this an innate talent or is this something that I can learn? I’ve searched online but cannot find what I’m looking for. I want to be good at matching skin tones, complementing colors and their combinations. Is there anything you recommend?A: You can figure out your undertones by looking at the underside of your forearm (the paler part that doesn’t see the sun so often, ha!). If you have cool undertones, your skin will be slightly rosy or darker olive/brown. If you have warm undertones, your skin will be yellower or more golden. If you have a yellow cast to your skin, this means you have warmer skin than cool. If you have a blue cast to your skin, this means you have cooler skin than warm.Q: Here are all the eyeliners I have used that still smear after an hour or so: Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliner, Makeup Forever Eyeliner, NYC Waterproof eyeliner, Maybelilne Waterproof Eyeliner, & Urban Decay 24/7. MAC fluidline -works the best out of all but still smears a little. I am trying to find something in pencil form since I do my make up in the car. I was thinking about the MAC Feline kohl liner but are those really waterproof?A: Wow, that’s a long list of trial and error! I don’t know anything in pencil form that’s really going to do that for you right now. The longest lasting formulas tend to be liquid, unfortunately. Point Black liquidlast will be your best bet, because the liquidlast formula has the most amazing staying power (I swatched some on my hand 2 days ago, still 100% there despite lots of handwashing). MAC’s kohl powers are not waterproof or smudgeproof, so while I love ‘em, they’re not going to fit your needs. Continue reading →