Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Temptalia Asks You


What are your holy grail beauty products? What have discovered and loved and no longer have to hunt for?

Thanks to Monica for the question!

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22 thoughts on “Temptalia Asks You – What are your holy grail beauty products?

  1. Paola

    my holy grail gold eyeshadow is my maybelline trio in bronze glitz…for being maybelline…they are very pigmented colors and they mix with other colors to make even more beautiful combinations…all my friends are obsessed with this palette…there’s just no other gold

    my holy grail eyeshadows for mac is my cult of cherry spiced chocolate quad…every color is beautiful and go together perfectly

    my holy grail mascara is definitely maybelline define-a-lash…i love this mascara there is no other lol

  2. Victoria S

    Clinique’s Almost Powder – if I wear nothing else in terms of make-up, I wear this. It’s even more important to me than mascara.

    Stila’s Convertible Eye Color – LOVE this product and the packaging especially. Super convenient.

  3. Chica

    My HG pencil liner is UD’s 24/7 liner in Zero (in fact all the 24/7 liners are awesome)
    My HG red lipstick is MAC’s Ladybug and my HG blush is MAC blushcreme in Blossoming.
    I like quite a few mascaras but I’m still a sucker for trying new ones. Maxfactor Masterpiece, Benefit BadGal Lash and Maybelline Define-a-lash (the green one) are really really good.
    The Maybelline Colossal has just come out in the UK, has anyone tried it? Good/ok/really not worth forking out for?
    Merry Christmas Eve everyone! :o)

  4. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Carrie Carrie

    Earthline technakohl, Black Karat kohl power (it’s DC but at least I have a backup!), Mystery e/s with Vellum highlight for easy work eyes

    Buoy o buoy for nude lips, dare you for red lips.

    And I just bought it yesterday, so maybe it’s just a crush and not the real deal, but Icescape l/g is EXACTLY what I want in a pinky gloss. And is it my imagination or has it been reformulated with more jojoba oil and is less sticky? It is almost like last year’s 3D glosses.

  5. My HG’s

    Eyeshadow: Mac Yogurt and Ricepaper
    Mascara: Diorshow Iconic
    Blush: Nars Mounia
    Lips: Benefit’s Benetint
    Moisturizer: Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief
    Eyeliner: Mac’s Blacktrack Fluidline and Bobbi Brown’s Black Mauve Shimmering Ink.
    Primer: UDPP and Mac’s Paintpots
    Brush: Sephora’s mineral powder

    I wouldn’t go ANYWHERE without any of these!!

  6. viv

    oh i still have a long way to go to find my HGs for a lot of things.
    but i know for certain i’ve found my HG brushes that can do EVERYTHING when it comes to eye make up. the MAC #239 and #219. i can literally use them for everything to do with my eyes! they’re amazing and so worth the money. :)

  7. Jamie

    My HG foundation would have to be any of the MAC products along with their powder line.

    My HG mascara would have to be L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara. I cannot go anywhere without this!!

  8. My (very recent) HG’s

    Eyeliner – bobbie brown black mauve shimmer is GORGEOUS, i also like the bronze for lower lash
    Shadow – tarte lock and roll in rose quartz makes me look bright eyed
    Concealer – dior skinfinish
    Blush – tarte dollface
    Lips – the brightest red long lasting color from Mac, don’t remember the name but it is BRIGHT, and Stila convertible color in poppy
    Mascaras never agree with me unfortunately…

    Happy Holidays!

  9. my HG’s:
    eyeliner: MAC Blacktrack Fluidline
    mascara; Rimmel Glam Eyes
    lipstick: MAC VGV
    lipgloss:Estee Lauder high gloss in Blush
    highlighter: MAC MSF Soft & Gentle

  10. Liz

    LOL I don’t have much Holy Grail items. Most of the items I have like foundation and mascara, I’m only on the first container of! By the time I use it all up, something new has come out that I want to try! :P I think my holy grail black liquid liner would be Clinique Eye Defining liner and Stila Smudgepot for gel liners. They rest of my makeup items, mascara, foundation, primer, etc. I have not bought two of… yet.

  11. Eva

    HG mascara: Maybelline Great lash waterproof in very black
    HG foundation. mineral foundation by MAD minerals, Valerie beauty and Adorned with Grace minerals..and I am falling in love with Revlon Colourstay foundation
    HG e/s: MAC Shroom, Mylar, Sunnyside Up, In Living Pink, Hey, UD Sellout, Sin…
    I don

  12. Gabrielle

    definetly my cl

  13. Jenny

    My two holy grails right now are my Nars multiple in Orgasm, a total lifesaver for me and perfect with my very pale skin tone, and my Nars eyeliner in London, a gorgeous grey liner.

  14. Mine are:
    Prep + Prime Lash
    Mineralize Skinfinish Natural
    Rave pearlglide
    Blushbaby blusher
    MAC Red l/s

    :)

  15. geri

    Benefit Some Kind of Gorgeous

    MAC
    -Mineralize Finish
    -Rave Pearlglide
    -Violet Pigment

    Anna Sui Eyshadow (002) Turquoise

    Too Faced Shadow Insurance

  16. Megan

    My hg products are
    Eyeshadow: Mac Steamy
    Mascara: Rimmel Lash Maxxx in black

  17. Asta

    Wow, I’m impressed and surprised that so many HG mascaras are drug store buys. I use Diorshow and love Chanel Exceptionnel. I’m too fickle to stick to just one of any kind of makeup but my HG concealer is Benefit Erase Paste, and my HG powder is Physician’s Formula translucent pressed powder (the one that’s a patchwork of colors).

    For hair my HG products are Lush’s Big shampoo and Retread conditioner. For skin I always use the King of Skin body butter for excellent moisturization right before I get out of the shower, and I love Body Shop body butters. For face I can’t live without Lush Herbalism cleanser, Tea Tree Water toner, and Vanishing Cream moisturizer. I use Clinique All About Eyes and the Dramatically Different Moisturizer on my lips and any dry spots in the winter (cheeks mostly). I use Lerosett face mask a few times a week for breakouts and as a spot treatment overnight. I discovered this mask/cleanser in high school and it saved my life.

  18. Rio

    Urban Decay eyeshadow primer. I love it soooo much.

  19. Carrie

    Eyeshadow: Too Faced’s Totally Toasted, MAC Folie
    Eye liner: Make Up Forever
    Lip gloss: Chanel Glossimer in Twinkle
    Foundation: Clinique
    Blush: NARS Orgasm
    Lipstick: Clinique Delovely, NARS First Bite
    Mascara: DiorShow
    Also, love Chanel Mademoiselle

  20. Mel

    My fluidline in Blacktrack…. and my what a do lipstick! Amazing