Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Temptalia Asks You

What are your favorite methods for reviving old products? (Like saving a dry gel eyeliner!)

Temptalia's AnswerI’ve only microwaved a gel/cream eyeshadow, though nowadays I would use some of the products (I think Inglot has something) or a mixing medium to help bring it back!

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

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014


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Monday, September 1st, 2014

Temptalia Asks You

Do you think you’ll ever fall out of love with makeup? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerI don’t think so! I think it is both an exercise in creativity as well as a way to add a little extra confidence on a day when you’re not feeling your best. I could see being more or less “into it” in regards to caring or watching about new products vs. just using what you have and love over time, though (assuming I no longer blogged).

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

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Rant & Rave

Share: Tell us what you love and hate about Blotting Powders!

my answer: It’s not a product I use often, as I don’t get too oily until 10-12 hours after wearing makeup. I usually just use a pressed powder as my blotting powder, so I don’t have too much to say here!

Monday, September 1st, 2014

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Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Temptalia Asks You

What’s your go-to look for a special occasion? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerTom Ford Pink Haze + Escapade cream eyeshadows on the lid, Tarina Tarantino Spark of Envy on the lash line, mascara, Tom Ford Love Lust blush, Guerlain Gems lipstick or Chanel Dragon!

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