What beauty product have you been wanting, but haven’t bought yet? Why haven’t you bought it yet? Too expensive, need to see a review on it, what keeps you from committing to the purchase?
What’s your favorite facial feature [on you!]? What feature of yours do you love to play up? Do you have pouty lips, wide eyes, adorable nose, envy-inspiring cheekbones – tell us!
Tweezerman has this darling travel set with their bestselling point and slant tweezers. If you think travel size is too small, think again — I swear by Tweezerman slant tweezers, and I only own the travel size. These babies are so precise and easy to use. The compact size gives you more control to get last stray brow hair gone (for at least a few days, ha!). Tweezerman will donate $1 for every set sold towards breast cancer awareness. $25 @ Nordstrom’s
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What’s your favorite cosmetic line? You know, there’s MAC, Clinique, Napoleon Perdis, Lancome, etc. etc. What’s the one that excites you the most? What do you use the most?
If you haven’t, the weekend is a great time to get caught up on all the action here at Temptalia. These are some of the can’t-be-missed-posts from the past week!Star studded: We nabbed a quick interview with Napoleon Perdis, an amazing makeup artist and founder of the line Napoleon Perdis and academy in Sydney.Temptalia Asked You all week, and one of the most informative posts was getting the chance to learn about everyone’s skincare routines – if you haven’t found yours, check out all the answers and products recommended by our readers. We asked everyone for their top three makeup tips for beginners last week, and I shared my top ten make up tips, too!Contests: We announced October’s contest (c’mon, enter! you know you want to!), as well as September’s winner (and check out her winning post here).MAC Cosmetics: We shared with you the inspiration behind the Alexander McQueen collection (this coming Thursday!), Metal-X Color Story, Antiquitease: Royal Assets Color Story, some sneak peak Holiday 2007 photos, Antiquitease (the collection) Color Story, The Originals Color Story, more blurbs about Holiday 2007 (Authentics, Antiquitease, Finery), and mark your calendars with the launch dates.Product Reviews: Don’t miss a review of Treat Beauty’s lip scrub and balm; Crazy Rumors’ coffee and tea chapsticks, Principessa’s Bellezza Box (great holiday gift!);Still wanting your beauty fix? Check out links to other great beauty blogs! Continue reading →
I recently had the amazing opportunity to interview makeup artist Napoleon Perdis, who is also the founder of Napoleon Perdis, the makeup line. He first debuted his cosmetic line in 1995, and you can find it quite readily all throughout Australia and New Zealand. He also launched his own makeup academy the same year in Paddington, Sydney.
Some of Temptalia’s favorite Napoleon Perdis products have been their gorgeous Blush Patrol, which is a baked and pressed powder with darling swirls of pink and raspberry, along with their Empress nail polish. I also love the matching Empress gloss (it’s a great color, because it looks like a lip stain and is so lightweight, perfect for on-the-go).
What’s the feelings and ideas behind the line and how Napoleon approaches beauty?
Napoleon’s philosophy is focused on female empowerment and individuality taking a cross-generational, multi-ethnic approach to beauty. For this reason, in the span of a decade, Napoleon Perdis has made his mark around the globe with inspirational and customised capsule collections of products that empower women and give them the tools they need to bring the perfect look into their own reality.
Enjoy our interview!
Temptalia: First, thank you so much for taking my questions! What inspired you to start your own line, and what keeps you inspired to pursue and expand the line?
Napoleon: I was inspired by my Greek mother. I would watch her put her makeup on everyday and I was immediately attracted to color and glamour. I have four daughters and I just love women. That’s what keeps me inspired.