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Monday, December 29th, 2008

Stila Spring ’09: Pomegranate Makes Perfect

The ingredient that health enthusiasts can’t stop talking about meets the products that Stila girls can’t bear to live without. This Spring, two of Stila’s bestsellers, the iconic Smudge Pot and the smash success Lip & Cheek Stain, get a pomegranate infusion that is both great for your skin and perfect for your style.

Define the eyes, pop the cheeks and perfect the pout with a deep plum hue that balances the light and airy looks of the season by giving the face a subtle richness and a natural flush.

Smudge Pot in Pomegranate ($20.00)
This limited edition deep plum shade defines and brightens the eyes. The long-wearing, highly pigmented Smudge Pot creates the precision of a liquid liner or wet shadow, with a soft, modern finish. A natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, pomegranate extract soothes the lids, and the comfortable light-weight gel is perfect for lining and blending.

Pomegranate Crush Lip & Cheek Stain ($24.00) (Sephora Exclusive)
Stila girls who have a crush on the multi-tasking Cherry Crush Lip & Cheek Stain will be thrilled to learn that their favorite spring fling has an equally as attractive friend coming to Sephora. Pomegranate Crush contains naturally staining pomegranate extracts that create the perfect hue of deep plum for both the lips and cheeks every time, using your personal pH level as its guide. And not only does this product have brains, but it endures. The formula moisturizes and protects the skin with antioxidants and Vitamins A, C and E and is perfectly pigmented for maximum staying power.

Available: February 2009

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Monday, December 29th, 2008

Bobbi Brights Collection for Spring 2009

This January, Bobbi Brown will launch the Bobbi Brights Collection, which features the Bobbi Brights Palette ($70.00). This palette contains 35 soft matte shadows in a wide variety of colors from pink to blue to purple. Also, this launch will see four new shades of Creamy Lip Color ($22.00) in Coral Pink, Pale Mauve, Retro Pink, and Rose Brown. Six new shades of Lip Gloss ($20.00) in Cherry Pink, Coral Pink< Guava, Pink Beige, Pink Cloud, and True Beige will also be available this January.

This collection will be available January 2009 at Bobbi Brown Counters and www.bobbibrown.com.

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Monday, December 29th, 2008

Clinique’s Spring 2009 launch looks exactly as I imagine spring — pastel pinks and lightly warmed up cheeks.

Collection includes:

Quick Blush

  • Hurry Honey
  • Peach in a Pinch
  • Berry On Time
  • In a Rush Blush

Fresh Bloom Eye Shadow

  • Maple Blossom
  • Tiger Lily
  • Cherry Blossom
  • Apple Blossom

Long Last Glosswear

  • First Blush
  • Air Kiss
  • Honey Shimmer
  • Whisper

Lash Power Curling Mascara

Cartridge Pencil for Lips

  • Earthy Rose
  • Mocha

Cartridge Pencil for Eyes

  • Jet Black
  • Charcoal Brown

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Monday, December 29th, 2008

Yes to Carrots Frosty Loves C Holiday Set contains three of Yes to Carrots C Me Smile Lip Butters in Mint, Carrot, and Berry. There are two other flavors (not included), which are Citrus and Melon. I couldn’t actually find a retailer online which sold the holiday trio, but each of the lip butters retails for $3.69 at major drugstores/retailers (drugstore.com, Target, Walgreens, etc.). If you can snatch a few up on sale, even better! My favorite flavors are Berry, Carrot, and Citrus–Citrus probably being my numero uno (I adore lemony-scented products).

I love these tubes of lip moisturizing delight because they’re–duh–incredibly moisturizing, but they smell delicious. I also feel like I don’t have to reapply all the time, because my lips stay soft for quite awhile. As far as natural and organic products go, I’m pleased to be able to tell you that this product is certified as USDA organic. The brand doesn’t practice animal testing, nor do they use parabens, petroleums, or phthalates.

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Monday, December 29th, 2008

To Impersonate a Mermaid by using Freshwater with aquas and crystalline blues to evoke images of the ocean and siren calls.

Go Bold With No Regrets in a sinfully rich and dark smoky eye that’s all blue and nothing but. Shamelessly smothered in the hues of blue and navy blue for a night out!

Lightly In the Crease to help add just a *touch* of dimension and color.

Make a Smoky Eye Pop by turning gray to a gray-toned-blue. It’s an eye look without a lot of color, but it isn’t so monochromatic either.

With Teals because it goes so perfectly with them. Yep, blue with teal–obviously not for those afraid to wear some color!

To Create Jewel Tones with its richness in that perfect medium blue that’s dark and yet not overwhelmingly so. Pair it with greens and teals and aquas.

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You


What is your favorite makeup style? On you? On others? (Like bold, smoky, natural, etc.)

Question courtesy of Monica!