Guerlain Terracotta Mosaic Compact

Guerlain Terracotta Mosaic Compact ($69.00 for 0.98 oz.) is a mega-sized face and body bronzer with Guerlain’s signature Gs intertwined in a mosaic pattern. This is certainly more of a collector’s item, particularly in light of the price tag, though you get nearly an ounce of bronzer.

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Guerlain Terracotta Mosaic Compact
Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder Mosaic
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Milani Intermix Baked Metallic Eyeshadow

Milani Intermix Baked Metallic Eyeshadow ($7.49 for 0.05 oz.) is a melange of rusted brown, bronze, and white beige, which all mixes to create a medium-dark bronzed brown with a frosted finish.  It swatches the same whether used wet or dry, which is fantastic.  The texture is soft and allows the product to apply smoothly without dust or fall out.

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Milani Intermix Baked Eyeshadow
Milani Baked Eyeshadow Intermix
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The Evolution of a Bath Pouf

The Tech GuyShaun, aka The Tech Guy, aka my boyfriend, is here with another must-read “manly” review. He’s twenty-eight with normal-to-dry skin and suffers from no more acne (much to my envy!).  He has no dedication whatsoever to his writing duties here on Temptalia, given his absence of nearly seven months.  He says it keeps the public wanting more.

Shaun enjoys long walks on the beach, vegging out on the couch watching chick flicks, and cuddling with Mellan. Or maybe not! He handles all the behind-the-scenes action here at Temptalia, from tech support to server woes.

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China Glaze Metal Crackle Glazes Swatches, Photos, Review

For summer, China Glaze has six new Crackle Glazes–this time in metallic finishes. The six shades include: Cracked Medallion (Bold bronze), Haute Metal (pale pink), Latticed Lilac (soft lavender), Oxidized Aqua (deep aquamarine blue), Platinum Pieces (shimmering silver), and Tarnished Gold (warm, honeyed hue). These will be available in late June/early July.

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China Glaze Metal Crackle Glazes Swatches, Photos, Review

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Stila Curacao Sparkle Eyeliner Review & Swatches

As promised, Curacao! :) It’s so pretty, I couldn’t just slide it into the original post without some sort of fanfare! Stila describes Curacao as a sparkling violet blue. I found it more blue than violet, though. At best, you might argue indigo, but I think it’s more of a rich, navy blue with electric blue shimmer. It’s bright without being neon; dark without being black.  Curacao has nice color pay off and glides on as easily as the other shades in the Sparkle Eyeliner family.  It’s an impressive formula, and if shimmer in your eyeliner is your thing, you’ll probably enjoy Stila’s new liquid liner.

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Stila Curacao Sparkle Eyeliner

Stila Curacao Sparkle Eyeliner Review & Swatches

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