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Monday, July 20th, 2009

Gilt Groupe is having a sale on Stila! I’m inviting you to join should you like yourself some Stila at 30-50% off! (Gilt is invite-only.)  It looks like a lot of the products available were also available at HauteLook last week, but maybe you’ll still find some things to take home with you :)

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Temptalia Gives Away MAC Fashion Patch Mineralize Eyeshadow!

We’re giving away one (1) MAC Fashion Patch Mineralize Eyeshadow, from the limited edition MAC Colour Craft Collection.

Submit your entry by leaving a comment in this post and telling us what your favorite type of beauty product is!

All entries must be submitted by July 28th, 2009 at 11:59 PM PST. This contest is open to all readers as pursuant to your local state/country’s laws. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via e-mail. This post will be updated with “winner chosen” when one has been chosen.

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For a total of FIVE chances! Just remember you must leave a comment on this post to get entered initially. Please be sure to use a valid e-mail address.

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Congratulations Jenny!  Thank you for participating!

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Temptalia Asks You

What’s your worst beauty habit? Share!

Temptalia's Answer.

Mine currently is forgetting to moisturize my body, but I’ve been working really hard to change that!

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Sunday, July 19th, 2009

MAC Makeup Art Cosmetics Collection – Promo / Product Photos

Here are promo photos and product photos for MAC’s fall collection launcing August 20th, 2009. You can read collection details here. Continue reading →

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Tutorial: Tropical Paradise (Green, Teal, & Blue Eyes)

Here’s a tutorial for a look I did a couple of weeks ago! It’s a good mix of bright, summery colors — this combination of colors always reminds me of tropical paradise. The sun, the sea…

You will need the following…

  • Eyes: Make Up For Ever #910 Star Powder (springy green base), Make Up For Ever #304 Eyeshadow (shimmery yellow-green), Make Up For Ever #93 Eyeshadow (matte aqua-green), Make Up For Ever #168 Eyeshadow (shimmery teal), Make Up For Ever #159 Eyeshadow (matte blue), MAC Nylon eyeshadow (yellow-gold highlighter), Make Up For Ever Aqua Black Waterproof Cream Eyeshadow (black), Make Up For Ever Aqua Smoky Lash Mascara (black)
  • Cheeks: Make Up For Ever #5 Blush (matte coral-orange), Make Up For Ever #153 Blush (shimmery peachy-gold)
  • Lips: MAC Overrich lipstick (pinky-coral), Make Up For Ever #403 Gloss (sheer orange-coral)
  • Brushes: 266 (firm, angled brush), 226 (fluffy crease brush), 219 (pointed crease brush), 214 (smudge brush), 249 (flat, firm brush), 239 (fluffy shadow brush), 116 (dense blush brush), 165 (highlighting brush)

Directions: Define brows using a coordinating powder shadow applied with the 266 brush. Apply #910 Star Powder all over the lid as the base with the 249. On the inner lid, pack #304 eyeshadow on using the 239. Apply #93 eyeshadow to the middle portion of the lid. On the outer lid and crease, apply #168 eyeshadow with the 226. Darken crease with #159 eyeshadow using the 219, and then blend out with the 226. Sweep MAC Nylon eyeshadow underneath the brow bone to highlight with the 217. Apply 12L Aqua Eyes Liner on lower lash line. Smudge lower lash line with #304 eyeshadow with the 214 brush, pressing into lower lashes. Finish with Aqua Black Waterproof Cream Eyeshadow on on the upper lash line using the 208. Apply Aqua Smoky Lash mascara on lashes. Sweep apples of cheeks with #5 Blush using the 129, then highlight with #153 with the 165. Apply MAC Overrich lipstick to lips, and then top with #403 Gloss for color and shine.

Get step-by-step instructions…! Continue reading →

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Choose or Lose

If you could have your own makeup line, would you want to?

  • Oh, yeah! (70%, 708 Votes)
  • Maybe, I'm not sure... (21%, 209 Votes)
  • No way! (9%, 87 Votes)
  • Other - I'll tell you in the comments! (0%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,007

Feel free to elaborate on your answer in the comment section!