Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

If you’re reading this, you might notice Temptalia looks just a little different. Welcome to our latest layout! Please use this post to let us know about any bugs or errors you may encounter while browsing on the new layout.  You can either leave a comment here or e-mail [email protected]. Thanks! :)

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)

Support independent publishing: buy this book on Lulu.

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!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

I’ve created a survey about what you would like to see in the future, content-wise, on Temptalia. I would really appreciate if you could spare a few minutes to fill it out and tell us what you’d like to see here on the blog. If you don’t have an answer, you can always skip the question. All surveys are anonymous unless you provide contact information within one of your answers. Also, if you have a question/concern you want addressed, then please state this and include your email address.

Thank you!

Survey lies here… Continue reading →

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.