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Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Looks like Stila Cosmetics just might have lucked out. Stila CEO Deanna Kangas confirmed a deal with Patriach Partners (venture capital firm)…

According to WWD

Struggling indie brand Stila Cosmetics has found a last-minute savior: venture capital firm Patriarch Partners LLC. The deal is expected to be finalized on Monday.

According to several sources, it’s been a rocky several weeks for the brand, which is said to have furloughed its entire workforce the last week in March due to the company’s inability to make payroll. Former owner Sun Capital Partners, which had acquired the brand from the Estee Lauder Cos., is said to have pulled the plug on the company’s financing at that time. The deal was confirmed late Sunday afternoon by Stila ceo Deanna Kangas and Patriarch Partners spokesperson Taylor Griffin. — WWD

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Mario Badescu Herbal Hydrating Serum ($30.00) is my go-to for ultra hydrating spot treatment. Sometimes when I use acne treatment products, my skin dries out in certain spots, so to counteract the drying factor of many acne treatments, I always have this at the ready. I use it in conjunction with my usual moisturizer for an extra boost of hydration. I really feel like it “locks” in the moisture. According to Mario Badescu, the Hydrating Serum is good for all skin types, and it can be used as a lightweight hydrator for oily skin as well. A little goes a long way, so for me, the price tag is well worth it!

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

If you were using MAC Woodwinked Eyeshadow?, what look would you create with it? What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips?

Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include today’s look book product! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Temptalia Gives Away MAC Stop! Look! Dazzleglass!

We’re giving away one (1) MAC Stop! Look! Dazzleglass from the limited edition MAC Double Dazzle Collection. Submit your entry by leaving a comment in this post and telling us why you want to win. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via e-mail. This post will be updated with “winner chosen” when one has been chosen.

All entries must be submitted by April 20th, 2009 at 11:59 PM PST. That’s it! This contest is only open to all readers as pursuant to your local state/country’s laws.

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Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

If you had $200, what would you purchase from MAC’s A Rose Romance Collection? Would you pocket the $200 for later?

Temptalia's Answer.

I already spent my $200 and then some, LOL! Definitely the beauty powders (love that rose imprint), Magnetique lipglass, one or two shadows, Just a Pinch gel blush, and maybe a see-thru lip colour or two.
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Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Drawer Organizers like The Container Store’s Sueded Drawer Organizers (14.99 to $19.99) make for a stylish storage solution for those who have drawer room to spare (or are looking to better utilize their drawer space). These are about 4″ tall and 14″ deep, so be sure to measure your drawers before you buy! These also come in Tweed, Bristol, Bamboo, and Silk fabrics to suit your personal preference.

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