Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Rant & Rave


Tell us why/what you love, hate, or are indifferent about… BLACK NAIL POLISH!

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

What products do you use on your body? Are you well-versed in body butters and lotions? Do you make sure to use firmers, sculpters, or anti-aging products on your body? Are you all about scrubs and loofahs?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Temptalia’s Guide to Everything Summer | Wedding Makeup, Sunscreen, Suncare, Tanning, Self-tanner, Bronzers, Earth Day, Mother’s Day, and Prom 2008

Bridal & Wedding Makeup:

Sunscreen 101 Series:

Tanning 101 Series

Bronzers 101 Series

Earth Day 2008

Mother’s Day 2008

Prom 2008

Hope you enjoy these guides! (We have a few more guides and focused posts to write as summer really revvs up, so periodically check this post for updates!)

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

Do you use every product you own? Do you have brand new products you haven’t even touched laying around? Do you have several products you’ve used once or twice, but sit ignored otherwise?

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

What do you do when you start getting lazy about your beauty routine? What’s your strategy for getting back into the groove?

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

It’s been awhile since I’ve had a makeover (I want to say not since my Chanel makeover last May), and to be honest, I’m not a huge fan of makeovers, but I really enjoyed this one. Perhaps it’s because I’m so into blogging nowadays, so I always have a lot of questions to ask, and I’m really listening to what they’re saying. The picture above is me post-makeover, and it turned out well, thanks to Kim the Lancome Expert.

First, since the event was focused on Dr. Klauer and her philosophies about eating right and exercising, I want to talk a little about what I gleaned from her. I do want to preface it with the fact that I have not read her first book, though now I have an advanced copy of her second book (all attendees received a signed copy!). She spoke about the importance of getting certain vitamins, like Vitamin D-3 and Omega-3.

She talked a bit about the importance of calcium and getting a bone density scans once you start menopause. The reason for this is because it gives you a baseline so you can see how and how fast your bone density is decreasing. She advocates eating more fish, because of the benefits of them as a food, but also because of their Omega-3 amount. She does mention that if you’re young or still planning to have children to make sure you are aware of mercury levels in fish, so you may want to dry dark Italian tuna.

There’s tons more advice and makeup tricks I learned and heard… Continue reading →