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Week in Review | June 24th through June 30th

Happy Saturday! I always enjoy seeing what makes up the week’s top ten highest-reviewed products, so I hope you find it somewhat interesting as well! 🙂  

What was your week in review like?

  • My skin tone/coloring:
  • Most loved product of the week:
  • Most used product of the week:
  • Any new beauty discoveries?:

Week in Review

01

MAC Viva Glam I

PPermanent. $17.00/0.10 oz.

MAC Viva Glam I Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark red with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
9.8
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.8
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total

02. Persona Seductive

Seductive is a medium, golden taupe brown with warm undertones and a metallic finish. The eyeshadow was richly pigmented, and it had a very smooth, lightly creamy texture that was denser than the average powder eyeshadow but not too dense or thick. Read full review.

A

03. Persona Bombshell

Bombshell is a dirty, medium gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. The eyeshadow had fantastic pigmentation that applied evenly and smoothly to bare skin. Read full review.

A

04. Persona Goddess

Goddess is a rich, medium-dark bronze with warm, golden undertones and a metallic sheen. It had opaque color payoff in a single layer, while the texture was smooth, soft without being dusty, and was denser but not too thick or stiff in the pan. Read full review.

A

05. MAC Dubonnet

A

05. MAC Dubonnet

MAC Dubonnet Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a deep red with warm, brown undertones and a cream finish. Read full review.

A

06. Persona Sassy

Sassy is a light, bright gold with warm undertones and a metallic finish. The consistency was incredibly smooth, soft with moderate density, which made it exceptionally blendable but still adhere beautifully to the skin with opaque coverage. Read full review.

A

07. MAC Russian Red

MAC Russian Red Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark red with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A

08. Huda Beauty Foxy

Huda Foxy Lip Strobe ($18.00 for 0.14 fl. oz.) is a dark, reddish-bronze with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. Read full review.

A

09. Persona Goal Digger

Goal Digger is a soft, medium golden copper with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation with a soft, smooth texture that was lightly creamy and blendable on the skin. Read full review.

A

10. MAC Augmented Reality

MAC Augmented Reality Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.10 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark orange-red with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. Read full review.

A

Breakdown |
Jun 24, 2017 — Jun 30, 2017

87%

Average Score
A
54
B
62
C
13
D
0
F
3

Total Reviews (132) — Brands Reviewed (13)

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Sneak Peek: ColourPop x iluvsarahii Collection Photos & Swatches

01/07

Colour Pop $aucey Pressed Powder Shadow Collection

Colour Pop $aucey Pressed Powder Shadow Collection

Colour Pop $aucey Pressed Powder Shadow Collection

Colour Pop $aucey Pressed Powder Shadow Collection

Colour Pop $aucey Pressed Powder Shadow Collection

ColourPop $aucey Look | Look Details

ColourPop $aucey Look | Look Details

ColourPop x iluvsarahii Collection just launched yesterday, and while some products are out of stock presently, it would not surprise me if ColourPop restocked sooner rather than later. Here are photos and swatches of the products I hope to review:

ColourPop x iluvsarahii Collection

Housekeeping & Minor Updates (May 2017)


Discord | Our chatroom

Discord — Let’s Chat!

First, I started a Discord for Temptalia, which is a real-time chatroom for readers to get to know each other, talk beauty, ask questions, and interact with the community (I’m there, too!). If you’ve used Skype chat before, you’ll easily get the hang of Discord, if you haven’t tried it before! You can chat using Discord through your web browser, as a desktop application (that you install), and/or on your mobile phone–it’s totally free.  (We’re not being paid to use, mention, or promote Discord.)

It’s a tool that is more popular in the gaming niche, but I thought it might be a great way to interact more closely with each other and work just as well in beauty! Learn more about Discord or download the app here. You can join Temptalia’s Discord here  It’s been great getting a chance to interact with readers already, so I hope to see you there!

Swatch Gallery

We have revamped “By Formula” to be “By Product.” The search is much more free-for-all, so you can find a swatch for a single product (like MAC Ruby Woo), all swatches from a formula (like MAC Lipstick), or swatches for a single palette (like Anastasia Modern Renaissance).

Expanded User Profiles


Save your foundation shades to your profile!

If you’re a registered user (and if you’re not, join our community!), we have extended the information you can save to your profile in three ways (all optional). You can update your information by going to your user menu and selecting “profile.”

  • Social media: in addition to linking to your blog and YouTube channel, you can also add your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr channels
  • Save your foundations: add your shade matches directly on your profile, where they get saved (and pre-loaded into the Matrix, though you can always remove/change them on the fly)
  • Save your favorite brands: add your favorite brands to your profile — we hope to offer future customization/personalization of your experience, so knowing the brands you’re most interested in helps us a lot!
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MAC x Steve J. & Yoni P. Collection for Summer 2017

MAC x Steve J. & Yoni P. Collection for Summer 2017
MAC x Steve J. & Yoni P. Collection for Summer 2017

Game-changing Korean design duo Steve J. and Yoni P. strike a spunky balance between flirty frills and sporty thrills. Now, the couple introduces a M∙A∙C Cosmetics collection as cheeky and progressive as their fashion! Ecstatic pinks, smoky, warm neutrals and playful graphic packaging tap into the heart and soul of Seoul street style.

June 1st (North America) online and at select locations, June 2017 (International)

Editor’s Note: As soon as I have individual product photos, I’ll be sure to add those to this post!

The Details

Lipstick, $17.00 U.S. / $21.00 CAD (Limited Edition)

  • Spotlight Me Light peachy nude (Amplified)
  • Yoni Crush Bold orange-red (Amplified)
  • Candy Yum Yum Neon pink (Matte)
  • A Killing Smile Bright pinkish red (Matte)

Studio Eye Gloss, $22.00 U.S. / $26.00 CAD (Limited Edition)

  • Pearl Varnish White gloss with pearl

Midnight Fever Dazzleshadow Duo, $22.00 U.S. / $26.00 CAD (Limited Edition)

  • Let’s Boogie Black with sparkles
  • Sparkling Moment Black with purple and red sparkles

Touch Me Baby Eyeshadow Duo, $22.00 U.S. / $26.00 CAD (Limited Edition)

  • Soba Gold brown with gold shimmer
  • Keep on Twinkling Light frosted pink

Yoni Attraction Lip & Cheek Palette, $40.00 U.S. / $48.00 CAD (Limited Edition)

  • Keep It Loose Warm pink (Casual Colour)
  • Secret Admirer Bright coral
  • Young at Heart Bright pink
  • Weekend Getaway Cool rose
  • Lazy Sunday Baby pink
  • Show Orchid Very hot pink (Lipstick, Amplified)

Powder Blush, $23.00 U.S. / $27.00 CAD (Limited Edition)

  • Peony Petal Bright blue-pink (Satin)
  • Sugar or Syrup Light yellow-pink (Satin)

Sneak Peek: Tarte Makeup Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette Photos & Swaatches

01/11

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself | Look Breakdown

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself | Look Breakdown

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself | Look Breakdown

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself | Look Breakdown

arte Makeup Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette ($40.00 for 0.485 oz.) includes ten eyeshadows and a cheek highlighter. I hope to have a review up soon, but here are photos and swatches for now:

arte Makeup Believe In Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette

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