Saturday, November 15th, 2008

I have some very exciting news to share with you all! It’s a project that has been in the works since January: Beyond Beauty: Look Compilation. A few readers have flattered me enormously by going through my looks and printing some of their favorites out, and I had several suggest making an e-book/book of my looks available. I’m so pleased to be able to say you can now order your very own copy of Beyond Beauty: Look Compilation.

It features a compilation of looks from the past two years. It does not feature every look, but it features the looks I feel were my best work as well as a good variety of different types of looks. Each look features an individualized tip, plus an area for you to write in your own notes/comments. The book is 100 pages in length, with just over forty different looks featured in it. All of the pages are 100% full color, and the pages are 8×11″ in size.

It is available in three versions through Lulu.com:

Hardcover ($49.95)

Support independent publishing: buy this book on Lulu.

Paperback ($34.95)

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e-Book ($9.95)*

Support independent publishing: buy this book on Lulu.

* e-Book is priced at $9.95 during the promotional period 11/15/08 through 11/22/08. After, it will be available for $14.95.

Thank you for your support and confidence in Temptalia.com!

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Thank you again for your donations and help with reaching our goal of $1,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness. You have helped in more ways than one, and you have helped more people than you know! You can click the image above to read the letter in its entirety. Lovely reader Lisa M. was the winner of the prize package! Congratulations to her!

And here’s an e-card for your donations!

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Happy Halloween my dearest readers! I hope everybody’s having a fun (and safe–yeah, I said it!) holiday, whether you’re staying in or heading out for midnight festivities. The boy and I actually ran some errands, stopped at Borders and had a coffee date, and now we’re home. I compiled this post with three “looks” I’ve done that are sort of Halloween-y. They’re basically masks/more dramatic makeup that wouldn’t be something I’d rock to the grocery store on a regular day. Surprisingly enough, only one of these looks was done for Halloween. I admit, I used to be far more creative and experimental when I first got into makeup. I think I might have to sift through some of my old folders for photos to get inspired for the future :)

What’d you do (or what are you going to do) for the holiday?

I’d LOVE to see all the fantastic costumes and makeup (whether traditional or totally off-the-wall) and do a round-up. Submit your photos to temptalia[at]gmail.com!

See more mask-y looks! Continue reading →

Friday, October 31st, 2008

As of October 29th, 2008, Temptalia achieved its fundraising goal of $1,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I want to give you all my greatest thanks and utmost appreciation for your support in our efforts! Today is the last day for fundraising, and just because we hit our goal doesn’t mean you can’t still donate. Again, thank you, dearest readers, for your tremendous support. Know that every single cent counts in the efforts to fight against this devastating disease and help find a cure.

I will select a winner over the weekend, who will be notified via the email address they paid via PayPal with. Good luck to everyone! Donation will be made once the donations received can be transferred to our debit card (BCRF takes donations via credit card only, not PayPal). I will post a confirmation once the donation has occurred!

To donate, please use our ChipIn widget below, or you can also find it on right sidebar and track our progress.

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Happy Monday, all! We are just a few days from the end of October, and I’d like to take this time to remind you of our fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness. Every bit helps the fight against breast cancer! Thank you for all those who have donated. :) I added a couple new prizes to the package, too!

Please join us and make a contribution as part of the Temptalia Community! As a thank you for your donation, for every $5 you donate, you are eligible for a chance to win an amazing thank you package valued at $350. (Example: if you donate $10, you have two chances to win.)

Thank You Package Includes:

  • MAC for Fafi Belightful Iridescent Powder
  • MAC 2N Lipstick
  • MAC Lotusland Eyeshadow
  • MAC for Heatherette Style Minx Lipglass
  • MAC Fresh Green Mix Mineralize Eyeshadow
  • MAC Reflects Very Pink Glitter
  • MAC Sunsonic Lipstick
  • MAC Energy 3D Glass
  • MAC Red Flame/Orange Flicker Pro Lustre Longwear
  • MAC Scatterrays Solar Bits
  • MAC Utter Pervette Lipstick
  • MAC Parrot Eyeshadow
  • MAC for Ungaro Mineral Eyeshadow
  • MAC for Ungaro Fresh Morning CCB
  • MAC Golden Olive Pigment
  • MAC for Fafi Squeeze It Lipglass
  • MAC 3N Lipglass
  • MAC Pink Air/White Top Pro Longwear Lustre Lipcolour
  • MAC Dark/Natural Shimmer Mineralize Skinfinish Natural
  • MAC Reflects Antique Gold Glitter

To donate, please use our ChipIn widget below, or you can also find it on right sidebar and track our progress.

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

Thanks to these gals for their support of our BCA fundraiser! Check theirs out!