Givenchy Les Poetiques Collection for Fall 2009 Preview

Givenchy Les Poetiques Collection for Fall 2009

Limited Edition

  • Gloss Poetique in Poetique Rose
  • Prismissime Eyes in Poetique Browns, Poetique Blues
  • Base de Teint in Poetique Tulip
  • Poudre Libre in Poetique Orchid
  • Phenomen’Eyes in Poetique Grey Lavender
  • Parad’Eyes Liner in Poetique Lavender
  • Rouge Interdit Shine in Poetique Iris, Poetique Camelia
  • Le Vernis in Poetique Lily


  • Photo’perfexion in Perfect Vanilla
  • Mister Light in Mister Milk
  • Mister Bright in Dawn Light
  • Lip Liner in Lip Litchi and Lip Pink
  • Eyebrow Show in Brunette Show

Availability: August 2009

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Announcement: The Temptalia Gallery

Temptalia Top Secret Project: The Temptalia Gallery (Beta) Launches

For the past several weeks, we have been working nonstop on creating, developing, and tweaking a project very near and dear to our hearts — a high quality gallery for beauty product photos and swatches. If you’ve been following me on Twitter, I’ve been hinting at a top secret project, and this is it!

Today, we are launching the Gallery into beta, so we have an opportunity to address bug fixes and the like, and we are not finished adding to content or implementing some more advanced features — but there are over 1,000 products/looks/swatches currently available for your perusal!

Visit the Gallery!

Just a Few Neat Features Live Today…

  • Browse through Temptalia’s Looks from 2008-2009
  • Browse through Temptalia’s Lip Combinations from 2008-2009
  • Browse through hundreds MAC Product Photos by Type
  • Add your own product reviews/thoughts

Preview of (Some of) What’s to Come

  • Non-MAC brands’ product photos/swatches from the blog
  • More MAC swatches from past collections
  • Submit Your Product Photos/Swatches
  • Popular Tags List in Sidebar of Each Category
  • Additional tags in place

Chanel Les Noirs Collection for Fall 2009 Preview

Chanel Les Noirs Collection for Fall 2009 Preview


  • Acqua Alta (780) Irrelle Duo
  • Murano (160) Les 4 Ombres
  • Fresque (580) Joues Contraste
  • Peche Caresse (380) Douce
  • Tweed Sienna (350) Les Tissages
  • Rouge Allures in Clandestine (730), Comedia (740), Amusing (750), Captive (760), Inuitive (770), Instinctive (780)
  • Le Vernis in Gondola (499), Intermezzo (501)

Availability: August 2009

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Lancome Declaring Indigo Collection for Fall 2009 Preview

Lancome Declaring Indigo Collection for Fall 2009 Preview

Fall 2009 celebrates the revolutionary spirit of a magnificent Parisian woman, a free spirit. It is a declaration of beauty just for you, the beginning of a new era.

Ink Artliner ($23.50)

  • Brun Elegance
  • Indigo Charm
  • Noir Magnificence

Color Design Liberty Palette ($42.00)

  • Golden Audacity
  • Indigo Charm
  • Nude Elegance

Virtuose Divine Lasting Curves Mascara ($24.50)

  • Royal Gold

Color Design Lipcolor ($22.00)

  • Berry Sensual
  • Paris Rouge
  • Rouge Liberty

Le Crayon ($22.00)

  • Berry Sensual
  • Rouge Liberty

Color Fever Gloss ($25.00)

  • Berry Glamour
  • Declaring Gold
  • Golden Rouge
  • Raspberry Glimmer
  • Rouge Magnificence

Le Vernis ($18.00)

  • Golden Audacity
  • Indigo Paris
  • Rouge Liberty

Blush Subtil ($29.50)

  • Rouge Glow

La Rose Liberte ($40.00)

Availability: Now available for purchase at

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MAX Factor Becomes International Only

Say Goodbye to Max Factor, U.S. Customers

“Max Factor, the 100-year-old American makeup brand, will be discontinued by early next year in the United States, where its market share is limited, owner Procter & Gamble (PG.N) said on Thursday.”

It’s interesting to see the move out of the U.S., where so my brands seem to be only available in.  We can expect to see Max Factor make its exit in the U.S. in early 2010.