Sunday, September 7th, 2014

You’ve probably noticed that I like to wear teal eyeliner–it’s the perfect pop of color on the lower lash line that brightens and still works whether it’s a minimal makeup day or not (or so I believe, at least). Here are the five that are my most-used!

  1. Sephora Good Mood — a green-teal with a pearly sheen
  2. Marc Jacobs Beauty Intro(vert) — a brightened green-teal with sparkle
  3. Marc Jacobs Beauty Ody(sea) — a pop of blue-teal
  4. Tarina Tarantino Spark of Envy — a true shimmery teal
  5. Sephora Fairytale — a deepened blue-teal with gold and green shimmer

>> See side-by-side swatches! <<

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Temptalia Asks You


If you created your own line, what kind of packaging would you want? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerMaybe a pearly gunmetal-like color that wasn’t actually glossy or metallic so that it wouldn’t hold fingerprints.

Thanks to reader Lana for today’s question idea Do you have a question idea? Submit yours here.

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

I have a very soft spot in my beauty-lovin’ heart for all things teal, and I thought this would be a good weekend to share with you some of my favorites! :) I’d love to hear about your favorites!

  1. Make Up For Ever S234 Azure Blue — a bold, satiny teal
  2. Fyrinnae Gender Bent — a shimmery, bluish-teal
  3. Make Up For Ever D236 Lagoon Blue — a bold, bright, sparkling teal
  4. Urban Decay Deep End — a muted, shimmery blue-teal
  5. Inglot #338 — a matte blue-teal

>> See side-by-side swatches! <<

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Temptalia Asks You


What are some makeup ingredients you wish you knew more about? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerAll of them! I actually have two heavy tomes filled with definitions/information about ingredients used in beauty specifically. I just wish there was a better consensus on what’s good for you!

Thanks to reader Sylirael for today’s question idea Do you have a question idea? Submit yours here.

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Friday!

  • Haul: Bought the other two Cle de Peau Luminizers because I am weak. Make Up For Ever Eyeshadows!
  • Weekend plans: Organizing/de-cluttering!
  • Do you keep greeting cards?: There are a handful that I keep if there is a particularly sentimental message (most likely personalized/actually written) but not all!

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This week’s Mellan photo/video…

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Temptalia Asks You


Do you feel like you’re treated differently depending on whether you’re wearing makeup? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerI think it’s more situational, because in general, I don’t think so, but if I go to a makeup counter or beauty retailer, I think I get treated better with makeup on (even a little).

Thanks to reader Cinzia for today’s question idea Do you have a question idea? Submit yours here.