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Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Fruits & Passion is a producer of face, body, and home fragrances. They recently launched a collection called Blue Pink Purple, which has three different scents, but all of them will remind you of summer. These aren’t scents that will bring memories of your grandma to the surface, and they aren’t scents I associate with sophistication, but they’re fun, friendly, and easy on the nose.

The collection bases off of the Blue scent, which makes Pink a lighter version with top notes of peach and black currant and touches of jasmine and freesia, and Purple a more vanilla scent. None of the three are too overwhelmingly youthful or fruity. Blue has the freshness of a summer with bottom notes of musk and sandalwood with melony top notes, while Pink is much more floral, and Purple is sweeter with vanilla heart notes and fig and ginger top notes. I liked Pink a lot, just because it was super wearable even around the house and on errand-running days.

Each fragrance is available in an eau de toilette ($40.00), shower gel ($14.00), body splash ($22.00), and body cream ($24.00). Find or purchase yours at www.fruits-passion.com.

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Check out these ladies who took the Temptalia Red Lips Challenge! Keep those submissions coming — I want to see YOU rockin’ the glorious red lip!  Make sure you see the first round of submissions, too!

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Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Quick look, tried to be soft.

I used Soft Ochre paint pot on lid, Ricepaper eyeshadow on lid, Shimmermoss eyeshadow on outer crease and lightly on outer lid, Juxt eyeshadow above crease, Ricepaper eyeshadow on brow and lower lash line, Urban Decay Stash 24/7 liner on lower lash line, and Maybelline Full ‘N Soft Waterproof mascara on lashes. I had Lilicent blushcreme stippled on cheeks with Dior Amber Diamond SkinShimmer on cheeks to highlight. I wore Overrich lipstick (LE) with Squeeze It! lipglass (LE) on my lips.

** These are recommendations for dupes based on permanent colors available — may not necessarily be identical; they are the closest I can think of!

Overrich = Vegas Volt; Squeeze It! = Pop Mode

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Sunday, May 18th, 2008

If you were using MAC’s Illegal Cargo eyeshadow?, what look would you create with it? What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips?

Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include Illegal Cargo! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You


What do you notice first about someone else’s makeup? Eyes? Lips? If they did a good or bad job?

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You


How often do you buy foundation? How long does it take you to get through one foundation? Are you regularly switching it up?