Saturday, June 5th, 2010

Weekly Beauty Report

This Week’s Beauty Report: Saturday, June 5th, 2010

Carol’s Daughter launches new Hair Milk Collection, which includes Hair Milk Curl Perfecting Shampoo ($16), Hair Milk Curl Perfecting Conditioner ($19), and Hair Milk Lite the Curl Booster ($9-20). The line is designed to help to define curls while helping to eliminate frizz at the same time.

Urban Cowgorl & Ibiss are holding complimentary Uban Cowgirl mini-makeovers at Ibiss Boutiques (Santa Clara & San Jose locations) on 6/5 and 6/6 from noon to 3PM.

Nude Hydrating Water is now available in a more portable size of 100ml with a retail price of $18.50. It’s touted to refresh skin while giving it an instant glow and dewy, plumped complexion. It contains prickly pear, soothing rose, and vanilla floral water. It is also a natural toner.

Purple Lab is launching a contest, inviting consumers to recreate and upload looks inspired by the Look Book, on Purple Lab’s Facebook fan page for a chance to win Purple Lab beauty products. The contest will run through July 3, 2010.

Sally Hansen is looking to give manicures for a good cause on June 10th from 10am to 8pm. Part of the “Color That Cares” Campaign, Sally Hansen will be at Hollywood & Highand in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most nails shaped and polished in one day. The event hopes to raise awareness for DKMS and find potential marrow donors for the donor registry.

Miss Jessie’s will be moving to Manhattan and opening soon @ 441 Broadway, NYC, NY.

LORAC Little Black Palette ($32) contains four baked eye shadows and a mini eyeshadow primer housed in a sleek black case.

Illamasqua Gleam Cream ($36) is now available at Sephora for a limited time. It’s a lightweight cream designed to highlight the face and body. It can be used alone or mixed with foundation.

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

The Look Book

If you were using MAC Firecracker Eyeshadow?, what look would you create with it?

What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips? Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include today’s look book product!

Did you come up with a look you’d like to share featuring today’s product? You can link to your images, embed your images using HTML, or you can submit your images via e-mail to share them with readers to help give them inspiration on how to use the product!

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Temptalia Asks You


Do you have a signature look you wear? Something that people associate with you?

Temptalia's Answer.

I’d probably say chartreuse greens with blue/teal!

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Choose or Lose


Do you carry makeup with you in your purse?

  • There's a lipgloss or two... (39%, 1,263 Votes)
  • Yes, but just what I'm using that day. (31%, 990 Votes)
  • Yep, I have a whole makeup bag! (19%, 613 Votes)
  • Nah, don't usually! (10%, 320 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (1%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 3,211

Feel free to elaborate on your answer in the comment section!

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Free for Haul Friday

Welcome to Free For Haul Fridays!

A play on Oh No They Didn’t’s “Free For All Fridays,” every Friday is Free For Haul Fridays! Friday is a day for fun — whether you’re already off enjoying your weekend or if you just need a way to get through til the end of the work day, FFH is here for you!

Share your latest beauty hauls! Once you’ve done that… say anything you’d like. Tell us about the greatest thing that happened to you this week, why your pet is the cutest, what you’re doing this weekend… whatever!

First, I’ll share mine!

Haul: Nothing… that doesn’t seem right.  I meant to buy NARS Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Base today, but I completely forgot, so I may get that today.  We shall see!

Excited for: The nicer weather we’ve been having lately in Cali!  Though I will be studying indoors most of this weekend for my finals on Monday & Tuesday.

Friday plans: I think we may be off to watch Get Him to the Greek in the AM and maybe Avatar later in the afternoon/evening.  Or else it’s a lot of Wifeswap for Mellan & me!

This week’s Mellan photo… Continue reading →

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Temptalia Asks You


Do you find face primer necessary? Why/why not? When do you use it?

Temptalia's Answer.

I don’t find it necessary for a few hours of wear, but if I know I need my makeup to look flawless for 8+ hours, then I do find primer useful.