Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Video: Mid-Week in Review, Vol. 001

A recap of the reviews from the past few days — video form! :)

Products mentioned:

Makeup Breakdown

On eyes: Burberry Pearl Grey Eyeshadow, L’Oreal Eternal Black Infallible Eyeshadow, Burberry Trench Eyeshadow, Tarina Tarantino Spark of Envy Eyeliner, Lit Cosmetics Yoda (S2) Glitter. On face: Burberry Earthly Blush, Too Faced Candlelight Glow (Gold), Make Up For Ever HD Foundation (125), Guerlain Loose Powder (03). On lips: L’Oreal Coral Sands 8-Hour Infallible Le Gloss.

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22 thoughts on “Video: Mid-Week in Review – MAC Styleseeker, Bobbi Brown, Butter London, Zoya

  1. Sara

    Slow down, Christine, what’s the rush?! 😉

  2. Mo

    This was a fun review video. And your look in this video is very pretty!

  3. Gina

    I loved this video! And I’m totally looking forward to your review of Earthly blush!

  4. Great video, Christine! :)

  5. Love the midweek review! Would really love to see this as a regular Temptalia feature. Super work, Christine! Your makeup looks rockin’ too :)

    • That’s the plan! We’ve been trying to figure out to do incorporate more video in a way that makes sense… and that can work with the lighting we have. Lighting has really been biting us in the butt, LOL!

      Thank you! :)

  6. Natalia

    Good to see you, Christine! You look lovely!

  7. Neha

    Superb work Christine! Your eye makeup was fabulous!! And I am still waiting for NARS Gina 😉 !

  8. Aida

    It’s great to see a video from you again, Christine :). Great reviews, as usually.

  9. baby in a corner

    Hey I really like this style of video and it fits really well with your blog type! Love as always Christine!

  10. I LOVE this video round up! I think your reviews are great but don’t always have time to read everything, so this totally works for a busy reader like me :)

  11. BooBooNinja

    Hey — this was great! I liked the surprise comparison of Burberry and MAC SC blush.

  12. haroulla

    great video christine! your makeup also looks amazing, you are looking beautiful :)

  13. Kathleen

    So that was the first video I’ve seen from you, and I must admit it was a strange experience. I loved the in depth reviews and synopsis. However, now that I’ve heard you speak and seen you talking, I don’t feel as connected because you seem almost intimidating!

    This is totally not meant as a bad thing, I am just trying to be honest because I know you have mentioned your videos not going over with your readers too well, and I wonder if some thought the same way I do but just didn’t say anything. In pictures, you appear to be more natural and personable, but in videos you look so perfect and cooly composed, and sound more high- maintenance (I was looking for a better word but couldn’t find one, do that’s not exactly what I mean). More like the anti- Kandee Johnson. Lol!

    When I think about it, it’s really because in pictures your hair is usually pulled back and you’re smiling! And so it’s a shock to some people to see you another way, Either way, I still adore your blog and hope I haven’t weirded you out. Sean is quite a lucky guy!!

    • Thank you for letting me know, Kathleen! I’m really disappointed to hear that I come across that way and will work on it. If you have any suggestions, I’d be happy to hear them! Thanks again!

  14. Mg

    You have to do something with your hair! :) great reviews…smile.

  15. Linnea

    Christine, these are great – like another reader commented, sometimes I don’t have the time to read your thoughtful and really intense reviews, so these videos are a great feature for that! Also, for some reason it makes me want to go back to some of the products you mentioned and take a second look, even if I dismissed them the first time. I’m still debating about Trustafarian though! Its so gorgeous, and although I do understand your thoughts on it, I think I still need it. I would also like to agree with a couple of the commenters — relax, smile, slow down. It seemed like you were just doing the video because you had to, and you didn’t really want to be there, if that makes sense!

    Looking forward to now watching the two other videos you’ve already done for last week and this week!