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Saturday, February 9th, 2008

From around the Splendicity community, comes this week’s best in Beauty, Fashion, and Shopping.


Frugal Faces: More on Makeup at The Space Between My Peers.
Beauty Secrets Revealed loves her Homemade Apricot And Papaya Face Pack For Glowing Skin.
Beauty and Fashion Tech provides skin swatches of her three favorite Stila Eyeshadows.
Temptalia has a tutorial for an easy, but totally fabulous, look for Valentine’s Day!
Canadian Beauty is giving away a huge basket of John Frieda hair care products!
Viva Woman tells you how to use your face serum with your moisturizer the correct way.
Makeup and Beauty Blog has a great Shu Uemura Makeup Tutorial: Go Pastel for a Fresh Spring Eye.
myBeautyMatch has discovered that La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream now comes with Swarovski Crystals!
Savvy Skin discovers some new beauty products.

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Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

How do you choose what lip color to wear? Do you pair certain colors with certain other colors? How do you know what lipstick and gloss to combine? What advice do you have for the lip-pairing-troubled?

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Thanks for Brosa for giving us the heads up! She showed us this Facebook album with tons of still photos, plus a YouTube video!

Friday, February 8th, 2008

She used…

  • NC30 Concealer as base
  • Newly Minted on inner 1/3 of lid
  • Teal blue on middle of lid
  • Electric eel on outer lid
  • Prussian in crease
  • Ether on brow bone
  • Phloof! as highlighter
  • Ether on outer 2/3 of lower lash line
  • Electra on inner 1/3 of lower lash line/and inner lid
  • MAC liquid eyeliner on top lid
  • Feline Kohl power on water line
  • Plush lash on top and bottom lashes.

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Friday, February 8th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

How many beauty products do you use per day? Count up the products that you use nearly everyday and come back and tell us how many you ended up with!

For me, since I don’t actually wear full makeup more than two or three days a week, I will go with my off-day total, which is five (morning cream, foundation [sometimes], cleanser, night cream, lip balm).

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

SCENARIO: In a week I will visit my a love interest in Australia. Since I live in Europe this will involve two long-haul flights. From experience I know that I won’t look stellar upon landing. I would like to be the most glowing version of myself and blow him away, without applying masks every five minutes on the plane. We have a strict liquids rule, so can’t bring any big packages. Do you have advice on achieving a radiant look (hair and skin) after traveling for over 24 hours?

Situation courtesy of Olivia!