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Saturday, July 12th, 2008

This is a look I did on Wednesday, but I’m just getting around to posting now. It’s the look I wore for my actual oral argument, which I got complimented on, so yay, guess it’s court-approved! :)

I used Soft Ochre paint pot on lid, Ricepaper eyeshadow all over lid, Cork eyeshadow on outer crease and lid, Espresso lightly in outer crease, Ricepaper eyeshadow above brow and on crease, UD Stash 24/7 Liner on lower lash line, and Plushlash mascara on lashes. I wore Margin blush on cheeks. I had Sandy B lipstick with Full On Lust 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!

Full On Lust = Lust

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Saturday, July 12th, 2008

You know, this combo got quite muddy, so I wouldn’t really say this worked out well. It took a LOT of work to get it to be “presentable,” you know? It was like, as soon as you put the colors on, it was mud-central. Really weird experience for me (I don’t think I have ever had anything turn muddy on me before!). I don’t know if it’s me or the quint, but one of us needs to improve STAT! On another note, though, all of the colors are incredibly pigmented. Has anyone picked up this quint yet?

It’s Saturday morning, the sky is lookin’ gray, but I’m pretty sure it’ll clear up and the temps will start to soar.

I used Dior’s Earth Tones Quint for this particular look. I used the center shadow (goldish) for the inner lid, the bottom left (the reddish color) shadow on the middle lid, the bottom right (brownish color) on the outer lid and crease, and the upper right shadow (softest) to highlight my brow. I wore Dior Impression Cuir on my cheeks. I had Dior Pink Drama Lip Color and Dior Delicious Plum Creme de Gloss on my lips.

You can check out pictures and swatches (plus my review) of these Dior products here.

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

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Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You

What was your best beauty bargain? Did you score ten lipsticks for $1? Did you find a coveted item on eBay?

Friday, July 11th, 2008

MAC Cosmetics’ Gold Fever launches September 25th, 2008 in LIMITED locations. From what we’ve heard, it’s Nordstrom’s only.

Slimshine Lipstick

  • Voile Canary yellow with gold pearlized pigments (Frost)
  • Missy Creamy pastel coral (Cream)


  • Sharkskin Swimming sharp polished grey
  • Penny Light pinky coral

Liquidlast Liner

  • Classic Cream White gold
  • Auto-Orange Rusted copper with pearlized pigments


  • Blacktrack Solid flat black
  • Silverstroke Richly metallic platinum
  • Brassy Metallic brass


  • Golden Lemon
  • Silver Fog


  • 3D Silver Multi-reflective silver
  • Gold Sparkling chunky gold


  • 209 Slim, tapered eyeliner brush made of synthetic fibres
  • 242 Shader brush made of natural & synthetic fibres


  • 3 Lash Long, full, natural-looking lashes
  • 34 Lash Slightly dramatic length lashes w/wispy & winged corners

Thanks Nartian!

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Temptalia has teamed up with Zoya for this special offer for Temptalia readers!Â

Friday, July 11th, 2008

I told you I made one purchase at Barneys, right? Well, that’s the gloss I purchased. You look at it and go, “Sure, that’s pretty, so what?”

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