It originally debuted in the 15th Anniversary Palette, but it will now be available as a permanent shade online at urbandecay.com and at Sephora in JCP locations. Deep End is incredibly rich in color payoff, and the color is true-to-pan. It has a soft, buttery texture that’s dense and finely-milled, and as a result, is easily blended once applied to the lid. This shade wore for nine hours without creasing or fading when I tested it. It’s a color that you may already have in your stash, but if you’re a fan of intensely pigmented teal eyeshadows and don’t have one quite like it, it’s one to consider. The texture and pigmentation are quite phenomenal; definitely a standout shade (in terms of quality) within the range.
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How was your Saturday? What are your plans for Sunday? Mellan is dire need of a bath, so that’s my big to-do item. It’s one of those things where thinking about it always seems worse than it is, because he’s really a rather good dog when it comes to the bath. As soon as he hears the water go, he runs and hops in the tub (with a little urging). At the end, I tell him to “dry,” so he’ll shake off some excess water. The only thing I have to make sure to do is block the stairs, because he will race down those like he was in the Canine Olympics.
Each year, Temptalia recognizes and honors standout brands and their products based on all of the swatching, testing, and trialing we have done over the years. We specifically recognize performance over the past year with our “Best of Year” categories, along with selecting the very best products, whether new or old, across product types. This year’s Awards features 83 categories with 159 winners from 76 different brands.
From the best eyeshadow base to best mascara to best shampoo to best blush, these are our very favorites. These are our tried and true products; go-to, holy grail-status products. When you wonder, “Well, what would Temptalia recommend?” Look no further than this list! Last year, half a million readers looked towards our Editor’s Choice Awards as a reference, and we hope this year’s will continue to be an excellent reference for your future purchases!
Don’t forget — Readers’ Choice Awards are open for voting and will close on January 11th. We’ll announce results shortly after it closes!
VOTING IS OPEN! We’ve gone through all of your nominations and taken the top 15 nominees for each category (in the case of ties, we included them, so some categories have more than 15 nominees), and those nominees are the ones that made it onto the voting ballot. We encourage you to vote for the brands and products you feel deserve the award, and in the case where you don’t agree with the nominees, simply vote other or skip the question altogether. You can vote in our annual Readers’ Choice Awards here.
Voting will end January 11th, 2013 at 11:59PM PST. We will announce winners shortly after. You can check out last year’s winners here.
Can you believe another year has passed? Time can be so funny; at times, dragging on, but so often, speeding by and we barely have time to catch our breath. I hope this New Year’s Eve is filled with love and laughter, relaxation and joy. I hope you’ve managed to do at least one thing that brings a genuine smile to your face this year–if not a thousand things. I wish only the best for each and every one of you in the coming year, as I know, firsthand, how utterly amazing, kind, smart, and supportive all of you are so I am only wishing what you deserve: the absolute best. Thank you for all of your support this year, and I look forward to continuing to share new product finds, old favorites, and discuss all things beauty with you in 2013 and beyond. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to live out my dream!
Happy New Year!
Love & Lipgloss, Christine
P.S. — Here are some fun facts about the past year here on Temptalia…
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