Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

If you were using MAC Big Bow Lipstick?, 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! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

Are you planning to get anything from MAC’s Grand Duos collection? Did you already order online?

Temptalia's Answer.

I’m waiting for my order to come — ordered all six! It’s supposed to arrive tomorrow, but I’m not sure anyone will be here to sign! Sigh! You know it’ll come as soon as there’s nobody here :P
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Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Rant & Rave


Tell us why/what you love, hate, or are indifferent about… MINERALIZE EYESHADOWS!

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

What’s your favorite perfume of the moment? How long have you been lovin’ it? Will you switch soon?

Temptalia's Answer.

I’m eau de Mellan half the time… just kidding! I wear Vera Wang’s LOOK a lot–haven’t really felt the urge to switch it up in awhile. Sometimes I go for a scented body lotion and that’s enough for me!
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Monday, March 9th, 2009

Project Revamp

If you could revamp Marc Jacobs Daisy Perfume, what would you change? What would you keep the same? How would you make it an even better product?

Monday, March 9th, 2009

OMG, why are smile close-ups way creepier/awkward looking compared to close-up of lips alone?! As soon as I do my makeup for the day, I’ll pop in a full-face shot of me smiling instead–this seems a little too up-close-and-personal ;) (And yes, I have a permanent stain between my two front teeth–a nice little gift from wearing braces for 10 years so says my dentist.)

I am six days into Crest’s Get Bright Challenge, and I have eight more days to go (total of 14 days) My teeth weren’t super, super yellowed/stained when I started, so I definitely wasn’t seeing a huge improvement each day, but now that I seen my picture from last week compared to this one… I can definitely see the improvement!

I’ve used Crest’s White Strips in the past, and they worked well enough for me to cross off professional whitening (way more expensive!), but I admit it wasn’t a perfect process.

Crest’s Whitestrips Advanced Seal have most certainly improved upon the process in several significant ways. The best upgrade they made was that you only have to wear the strips once a day for thirty minutes. It used to be twice a day, thirty minutes each time–not terrible, but if you’re busy like me, it’s easy to forget to do it!

The other improvement is about the adhesive nature of the strips themselves. I’d have to say that these adhere way better to my teeth, and they don’t slide much, if at all. I get a little of the whitening taste in my mouth, but not a lot at all. I used to find I’d forget to swallow whenever I used a whitening product, and it would be so gross waiting to remove them so I could spit it out (I know, I know, TMI!)–so it was really nice not worrying about that.

I’ve heard some people had issues removing the strips, but so far, I’ve had no issues. I just grab part of the strip, tear it off, rinse my mouth with water for about five seconds, and I’m done for the day.

Will keep update you on my progress next Monday! :)

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