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Saturday, April 5th, 2008

If you were using Laura Mercier’s Orchid Mosaic Shimmer Bloc?, 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 Orchid Mosaic! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

What kind of makeup do you wear on the weekends? What is your weekend look? Hey, what are you wearing today?!

I’m all over the place, no real rhyme or reason! What I wear on Saturday is just as likely to be something I’d wear on Tuesday.

Friday, April 4th, 2008

I don’t think I’ve done three days of makeup in quite awhile! For some reason, the upper “liner” is 1) not very prominent, 2) looks separated from my lash line even though when I applied, it looked fine. Don’t you hate when you’re all good to go, then you upload photos, and you’re like, “Oh, oops!” I had a totally different vision for the upper liner (I wanted something dark but glimmering with gold flecks), so maybe it was all the stuff I did to it that made it kind of wonky in the end, LOL.

Thanks for all the encouragement, I always appreciate it :) It really does inspire me!

I used Emerald Green pigment all over lid, Goldmine eyeshadow on inner crease, Wondergrass eyeshadow on lid, Humid eyeshadow on middle of lid, Carbon eyeshadow on outer lid and crease, Goldmine eyeshadow above crease, Golden Lemon pigment dusted all over lid (then gently swished over the lid, going back and intensifying the original colors of Wondergrass & Humid), Nylon eyeshadow on brow bone to highlight, Femme Noir eyeshadow along upper lash line, Blitzed glitter liner along upper lash line, Carbon eyeshadow along upper lash line, Feline kohl power on lower waterline/lash line, Goldmine eyeshadow on inner tearduct and inner lower lash line, Humid eyeshadow on outer lower lash line, and Plushblack plushlash mascara on lashes (top and bottom). I wore Other Worldly blush with Daisydust beauty powder on cheeks. I had Brew lipstick with Pink Grapefruit lipglass dusted with Reflects Bronze glitter on lips.

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Friday, April 4th, 2008

Ummilkhair shares this “Mermaid” look with us!

  • Face: L’oreal Hip Foundation (tawny), Covergirl Loose Powder (translucent honey), Loreal Hip Bronzing Powder (glowing)
  • Eyes: Mac Teal pigment w/ mixing medium as my base. MAC Eyepopping, Waternymph, Freshwater e/s, Jacquard pigments (interference green, duo blue/green) L’oreal Volume Shocking mascara, Blacktrack fluidline
  • Lips: L’oreal Hip Lip Gloss (Precious), Victoria’s Secret Sweet Talk (Peach)

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Shu Uemura | Summer 2008 | ROUGE UNLIMITED CRYSTAL SHINE

shu uemura introduces Rouge Unlimited Crystal Shine, the first lipstick to incorporate a blend of light-reflective pearls together with shu uemura’s groundbreaking hybrid pigment to create professional caliber brilliance for lips. Through the innovative fusion of multiple light-reflective pearls, together with shimmering “spectral booster” oils, shu uemura’s Rouge Unlimited Crystal Shine embellishes lips with a shimmering dimensional effect. For the first time, shu uemura has encapsulated its hybrid pigments that break the boundaries of color creation, with multi-shine pearls to achieve an exquisite, luminous lipstick with a luscious texture. Rouge Unlimited Crystal Shine will be available in 17 new lip colors in a unique formula that comprises of water-capturing molecules that help retain natural moisture in a delicate veil of comfort.

17 shades, priced at $23 a pop, and here they are…

  • RD 174
  • WN 254
  • BR 770
  • BG 901
  • BG 950
  • WN 246
  • PK 301
  • BG 916
  • BG 941
  • PK 313
  • OR 531
  • OR 563
  • BR 755
  • BR 775
  • PK 357
  • WH002
  • RD 165

Availability: www.shuuemura.com; shu uemura boutiques in San Francisco, Boston and Costa Mesa; select Neiman Marcus stores; select Saks Firth Avenue stores and Barney’s New York, Chicago and Beverly Hills.