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What is your biggest retail addiction? Where does all your money wind up? Shoes, purses, makeup? Something else entirely? Are you a clothes horse or does your closet measure in the amount of shoes you own?
I’m personally drawn to high heels, but I’ve been pretty good at curbing that addiction for the past year or two! I continue with my MAC addiction, though – I swear I’ve calmed it a touch! I used to love purses, too, but I’m in love with my long coveted and sought out Kenneth Cole bag, so I’m content with that. I’m a cheap clothes girl, so I hit up stores like Forever21 when I get hit with “must get a new wardrobe” bug.
Lancome introduces us to a very sleek and classy holiday line called Precious Light. There are two color focus quads featured — Black Tie Affair and The Night is Young ($40.00). You will find their bestselling Juicy Tubes in a gift set with eight miniature sized glosses ($18.50). Enjoy their Shimmer Eye Set with three loose shadows, an eyeshadow brush, and eye makeup remover ($42.50). Love that? Don’t forget their Lip Set ($42.50)! You’ll also enjoy their eye palettes with six eyeshadows in each–they’re putting out two, Diamond Studs and Topez Kisses ($45.00 each). If you need a long lasting lip stain, try their Potion of Love in Ruby Kisses ($18.50). For some pricier items, Lancome introduces “La Collection D’Or”, which includes powder brush adorned with a 24K gold handle ($65.00); a compact (luxuriously designed with Swarovski crystals and gold trimmings) with pressed powder ($100.00); and finally the gift set, exclusive to Neiman Marcus, which features the compact just mentioned, as well as reshapinng and replenishing lipcolour in Red Light ($135.00). Stay tuned for holiday 2007, sure to show up soon on www.lancome-usa.com.
Givenchy dazzles us all with a very diamond infused collection that begins with two shades of their crystal lip gloss in Diamond Fancy and Pure Diamond ($22.50); Lash Sparkles in Lash Diamonds ($23.00), lipstick in Rose desire ($26.00), Captiv’Eyes mascara in Extreme Black ($25.00); and finally the one that glitters and sparkles is their All-Over Diamond Effect Powder ($50.00). Santa, will you bring this goodie into Temptalia’s stocking? Please? I’ve been very good! Word is that Givenchy’s holiday collection is available at Sak’s, but it should be more visible in the upcoming weeks. View their fall line at www.givenchy.com.
NARS Cosmetics has launched their Holiday 2007 collection on www.narscosmetics.com for your early purchasing pleasure (who says the holidays can’t come a little earlier for us beauty mavens?). The collection includes several new eyeshadow duos (Balthazar, Cheyenne, & Violetta); two new single eyeshadows (Night Rider & Night Snow), blush in Luster, two new lipglosses (Bad Education & Rose Gitane); Viridiana lipstick, lipgloss/lip stain duos (Metis/Victoire, Moon Fleet/Indian Red, Sand Piper/Daredevil, & Turkish Delight/Sayonara), Saratoga nail polish (this is what Temptalia is lemming!!), and finally Perfecting Powder sheets.
What’s your favorite eyeshadow combination? What shadows do you use (brand and name would be lovely!) and what kind of colors are they? What makes this your favorite combination?
MAC Cosmetics has put up their famous Halloween face charts! These are great to copy, find inspiration from, or simply admire. In fact, they are perfect for Temptalia’s October contest, too. I included a few more of my favorites, but there are many more to view at www.maccosmetics.com.
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