Win Marine Life from MAC’s To the Beach!

Happy 300,000 Comments — Win Marine Life from MAC’s To the Beach Collection!

Today is a very exciting day — we just reached 300,000 comments! Six months ago, we celebrated 200,000, and I really can’t believe we’ve achieved what we have already.  It’s just one of those milestones that calls for a celebration! It’s incredible how much of a community we have here at Temptalia, and it is completely in thanks to all of you who make it possible

Thank you for all of your comments over the years — I look forward to the next 100,000!

To celebrate, Temptalia will be giving away the much-anticipated, virtually sold out Marine Life High-Light powder to one (1) lucky reader. (Retail value $26.00!)

RULES: All entries must be submitted by June 14th, 2010 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 the winner once the winner confirms.

Two Ways to Win

You can do one, the other, or both to maximize your chances of winning…

1.) Leave a comment on this blog post. You can tell me how much you want Marine Life, how you’d use it, what you had for lunch, the best part of your day… whatever!

2.) Follow me on Twitter & re-tweet the following: RT @temptalia Follow @temptalia & RT to win MAC Marine Life from To the Beach! Info + one more way to win: http://budurl.com/marinelife

Congratulations to Erin!

Summer Look: Mix & Match with Urban Decay & MAC

Mix & Match with Urban Decay & MAC

Here’s a look I did test-driving NARS’ new eyeshadow base (got a sample of it with a recent Sephora order) and new Urban Decay eyeshadows.  Plus, even though I still don’t feel like Lazy Day is a must-have (and I really thought it was going to be higher on the sell out list than it appears to be), it looks super lovely with Splashing.

How’s your Wednesday going so far?  What are you having for lunch? (Or what did you have?)

You will need the following…

For eyes, start by applying Smudgeproof base as your eyeshadow base all over the eye area with the 249. Using the 239, apply Free Love eyeshadow on the inner half of the lid. Lightly blend Woodstock eyeshadow on the outer half of the lid with the 239. Next, apply Psychedelic Sister eyeshadow into the crease with the 226, lightly blending outwards and upwards to fade to the brow bone. With the 239, apply Woodstock eyeshadow into the lower crease and then blended towards the outer corner and lid. Blend Nylon eyeshadow with the crease shade and highlight the brow bone. Bring everything together by applying Honey eyeliner on the lower lash line and Free Love eyeshadow lightly patted below the lower lash line with the 219 brush. Finish by sweeping lashes with Plushlash mascara.

For cheeks, apply #6 aqua cream on the apples of the cheeks and sweep upwards towards the temple with the 116. Highlight softly with Sugarbomb with the 165 or 131.

For lips, apply Lazy Days lipstick first, and then layer Splashing lipglass for a complementing lip.

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Nubar Night Sky Collection

Nubar Night Sky

Nubar Night Sky Collection ($24.95) is a short ‘n sweet collection featuring three shimmer mattes and their Diamont Seal & Shine Quick Dry Top Coat.

The formula was fantastic — they dry quicker than the regular polish, but I had enough time to lay down a coat and move onto the next without it drying before then. They were also really opaque with each only needing two coats to cover my entire nail completely. The consistency was on the thinner side, so it was easy to apply and get the amount you needed. The colors themselves are a bit basic, but I’ll be crossing my fingers they’ll release some other shades down the road.

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Recommendation: If you love the idea of a matte finish with shimmer, Nubar’s Night Sky Collection is right up your alley.

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Win MAC Sweet & Punchy Eyeshadow from MAC To the Beach!

Win MAC Sweet & Punchy Eyeshadow from MAC To the Beach!

One (1) lucky winner will receive the limited edition Sweet & Punchy Eyeshadow from MAC’s upcoming To the Beach Collection! (Retail value $14.50!)

RULES: All entries must be submitted by June 14th, 2010 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 the winner once the winner confirms.

Two Ways to Win

You can do one, the other, or both to maximize your chances of winning…

1.) Leave a comment on this blog post telling me what you’d pair this eyeshadow with!

2.) Follow me on Twitter & re-tweet the following: RT @temptalia Follow @temptalia & RT to win MAC Sweet & Punchy from To the Beach! Info + one more way to win: http://budurl.com/sweetnpunchy

Congratulations to @gracepedrotti!

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