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Thursday, November 20th, 2014

MAC M∙A∙Cnificent Me! Collection
MAC M∙A∙Cnificent Me! Collection

Between November 17th and December 12th, we invite you and your readers to share what makes you M∙A∙Cnificent, inside and out. You could be one of the six faces of M∙A∙C’s Fall 2015 M∙A∙Cnificent Me! campaign. Come show the world what your M∙A∙Cnificent Me is made of!

Our criteria? Style, heart and soul.

Winners will be photographed by a prestigious fashion photographer in New York City as the face of our Fall 2015 campaign. Make your case with a headline, brief essay and photo (selfies encouraged!) at http://macnificentme.com/.

Will you be entering? Will we see a Temptalia reader or two in the fall campaign? :)  Good luck if you enter!

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Temptalia Asks You


What is your current go-to lipstick? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerGuerlain Gina!

Thanks to reader Genevieve for today’s question idea Do you have a question idea? Submit yours here.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Tarte Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Palette
Tarte Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Palette

Tarte Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Palette ($44.00 for 0.64 oz.) includes twelve matte eyeshadows. It’s part of Tarte’s spring collection, which will debut officially in January, but early access is available now through November 21st. I should have a review up tomorrow, so please hold questions until I have had a chance to write my review up! :)

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Survey Says

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

MAC Satin Ochre Eyeshadow Duo
MAC Satin Ochre Eyeshadow Duo

MAC Satin Ochre Eyeshadow Duo ($40.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a mix of beige and coral. It’s part of the collaboration with Prabal Gurung, which will launch online on November 20th (in select stores on the 26th). One shade was really nice to work with, while the other needed improvement. At this price point, both shades should hit it out of the park. I also wish these were the equivalent of two full-sized eyeshadows.

Satin Ochre (Left) is described as a “soft pale white gold [with a Frost finish].” It’s a warm, golden beige with a frosted sheen. The texture was soft, smooth, and buttery, while the color payoff was mostly opaque. The eyeshadow wore well for eight hours before fading slightly. Chanel Poesie #2 (LE) is more muted. MAC Just Gleaming (LE, $19.50) is more sparkly. theBalm High Tide (LE, $16.00) is similar. Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel #1 (P) is a touch darker. Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #1 (LE) is slightly darker. Make Up For Ever I514 Pink Ivory (P, $21.00) is lighter. Tarina Tarantino Fantastical #3 (P) is similar. Inglot #395 (P, $6.00) is brighter. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

Satin Ochre (Right) is described as a “coral orange [with a Matte finish].” It’s a light-medium, muted orange with a matte finish. It had a thinner, slightly stiff, consistency that made application more challenging. It tended to stick to skin without wanting to blend easily. This shade started to fade after seven hours of wear. Make Up For Ever M720 Apricot (P, $21.00) is similar. Laura Mercier Ginger (P, $23.00) is more beige. MAC Samoa Silk (DC, $15.00) is lighter. Inglot #368 (P, $6.00) is brighter. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

The Glossover

LE
palette

Satin Ochre

B

Product

8.5/10

Pigmentation

8.5/10

Texture

8.5/10

Longevity

8/10

Application

4.5/5

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LE
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Satin Ochre (Left)

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Product

9.5/10

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Longevity

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Dupes
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Satin Ochre (Right)

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Product

7.5/10

Pigmentation

8/10

Texture

7/10

Longevity

7.5/10

Application

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Revlon Ultra HD Lip Lacquer
Revlon Ultra HD Lip Lacquer

Revlon Ultra HD Lip Lacquer ($8.99 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a new gloss from Revlon HD for spring. There are fifteen shades in total, and I was able to find thirteen of them locally (I’m missing Pink Diamond and Garnet). I’m working my way through testing them, so I hope you enjoy this sneak peek for now :)

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