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Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

If you’re a long-time reader, you’ll most likely remember that Chanel Glossimers and I haven’t been on the same page most of our beauty-lovin’ lives. In fact, I wasn’t sold on many of the glossimers I owned!

But I must say that I am now in love with Chanel Pin-Up Glossimer (#42). It’s this gorgeous shimmery concotion of gold and pearl and beige. But you know when it looks most beautiful? In the sunlight. Oh, yes, it simply looks radiant. Like shimmering gold water!

Falling in love with Pin-Up was a complete accident! In an effort to get through all of the lipglosses I own, I’m trying to wear them alone, even if I’m not doing full makeup. I plucked a glossimer at random, and I was just totally wowed when I saw my reflection in my car mirror. My pout looked gorg!

I’ve been wearing it a lot to class lately, but I think I’m gonna have to hide it for a bit so I can wear it come summer. The sun will be out, I will be outdoors more, and Pin-Up can really shimmer then!

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

Do you have a traincase? Do you like them? Just use it for certain occasions?

Temptalia's Answer.

I bought one many years ago, but once I outgrew it… I rarely find myself using it! On occasion, I will use it to transport makeup, but it just doesn’t fit all my makeup so it sits under the sink when it’s not in use. I always found it a little bit inconvenient having to get things in and out of it, too.
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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Both Nordstrom.com and MACCosmetics.com has Kitty Kouture up for your purchasing pleasure :)

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Rant & Rave


Tell us why/what you love, hate, or are indifferent about… LIP PLUMPERS!

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Guerlain Terracotta Collection | March 2009

Terracotta Mineral Flawless Bronzing Powder $65.00

Inspired by the colours in the warm glow of the earth, this groundbreaking bronzing powder harnesses the unifying power of minerals to offer an incredibly natural-looking tan and a flawless finish. Without a trace of coverage, skin will radiate with a natural glow all day as the super-fine powder glides and melts into the skin instantly and invisibly.

  • Available in 3 shades: 01 Light, 02 Medium, 03 Dark.

Terracotta Eau sous le Vent Soothing Moisturizing Mist $55.00

A delicious mist that improves hydration in the skin and amplifies the tan while enchanting the senses with a sun-soaked scent. Its refreshing texture is enriched with a vegetable protein to bathe the skin in softness and protect against the dryness and heat of summer. Moisture levels in the skin are increased up to 35% as the Tan Booster complex simultaneously works to enhance and prolong your tan day after day.

Terracotta Huile du Voyageur Nourishing Dry Oil SPF 8 $59.00

Sensuous and nourishing this silky-light, dry oil leaves the skin with a divinely smooth and luscious finish. The lightly perfumed scent of the Tiare flower immediately takes you to an exotic, faraway paradise while the oil’s Tan Booster Technology and Roucou, a reddish-brown vegetable pigment, intensify the golden colour of your skin. The soft, satin finish is radiantly accented with an iridescent veil made of golden mother-of-pearl particles.

Terracotta Baume au Coeur High-Shine Soothing Lip Balm $30.00

Three natural ingredients, wild mango butter, marula oil and luffa oil, combine to create a highly moisturizing and protective formula. The luxurious texture is enriched with micro-sponges that glide onto the lips and plump them with moisture. Three shades were specially created to enhance the lips’ natural colour, making delicious accents for a glowing tan all summer.

  • Available in 3 shades: 01 Rose Venus, 02 Coeur Caramel, 03 Cocoa Love

Kabuki Brush $52.00

Elegant and delicate, with a handle in lacquered wood, the Guerlain Kabuki brush is incredibly dense with high-quality goat hair. As a result, it can pick up more bronzing pigment than any other brush, which it “crushes” and smoothes generously onto skin for optimal, uniform results.

Fard Indien Mineral Eyeshadow (LIMITED EDITION) $35.00

A loose mineral powder for the eyes with intense colours that melt onto the skin for a shimmering, radiant finish. The eyes appear illuminated, glowing and exotic.

  • Available in 3 shades: 01 Paradise Sand, 02 Holy Smoke, 03 Jungle Dust.

Kajal Mineral Khol (LIMITED EDITION) $35.00

This rich, ultra-smooth stick glides colour onto the inner rim of the lower eyelid with a high concentration of pigments that emphasizes the eyes with a new intensity. Available in: 01 Black Fakhir

Gloss Cashmere Velvet Matte Gloss (LIMITED EDITION) $28.00

Combining the lightness of a gloss and the velvety matte finish of a lipstick, it envelops the lips like a second skin that is comfortable, velvety and non-sticky. As soft as cashemere, it covers the smile with colour that is matte and intense.

  • Available in 3 shades: 01 Rose Pondichery, 02 Beige Bengali, 03 Rouge Sultan

Availability: Terracotta collection is available beginning March 2009 at select Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Sephora, Bloomingdales and Bergdorf Goodman.

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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

What do you look for in your holy grail moisturizer? What does it have to have?

Temptalia's Answer.

I need mine to be ultra moisturizing without being too thick. I like mine to be quick-absorbing, too–I hate having to wait for a moisturizer to sink in for longer than five minutes. Good value is always nice, too!
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