Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Temptalia Asks You


What beauty brands are common to your country that visitors should try to find? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerI think IT Cosmetics doesn’t have very wide distribution, and that’s definitely a brand worth looking for! Some of Sephora’s exclusive brands (Make Up For Ever, Kat Von D, Marc Jacobs Beauty) would be worth checking out, too.

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Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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Monday, May 18th, 2015

Temptalia Asks You


Is there a makeup product or look you wish you could pull off but just can’t? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerI love the look of bubblegum pinks/cotton candy pinks, but I don’t find they look that good on me without a lot of effort.

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Monday, May 18th, 2015

Rant & Rave

Share: Tell us what you love and hate about YSL!

my answer: I’ve noticed them repeating in seasonal collections by taking a permanent eyeshadow palette and putting a new cover on it, and I have found it difficult to 100% tell online and only discover it when I open it in person. I like a lot of YSL’s products, but there are some misses–primarily anything that’s powder and supposed to be intensely pigmented.

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Temptalia Asks You


What are your best tips and tricks for making your makeup pop when wearing glasses? Share your tips!

Temptalia's AnswerIt’s not an area of expertise for me as I’ve never had to wear glasses regularly, and I no longer need them, but a few key tips I have: 1) keep your glasses around and put them on and take them off as you’re doing your makeup, so you can find the best shapes/see how it’ll look once you put glasses on; 2) eyebrows and eyeliner really help to frame and define the eye area. Hopefully those who wear glasses more regularly can share some of their tried and true tips :)

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Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Temptalia Asks You


What’s the best way to start wearing bright or bold eye makeup? Share your tips!

Temptalia's AnswerI like bold eyeliner for a good first step, and another alternative is to use a bolder or richer shade in the crease. Sometimes the key is just to try it out and get comfortable seeing that level of color on your face with your features.

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