We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
  • Lord & Taylor30% off almost everything + 10% off cosmetics & fragrances with code FRIENDS, ends 12/15.
  • SaksReceive a gift card up to $700 on your purchase of $250+ with code DEC2016, ends 12/09.
  • TarteEarly access to Friends & Family sale starts now! 30% off sitewide with code PREVIEW, ends 12/07.

Do you have a question idea? Submit yours here.

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

45 Comments

Discussion and debate are highly encouraged, and we expect community members to participate respectfully. When asking a question, please check the post above for information regarding pricing, availability, dupes, and availability, and keep discussion on-topic. If you have general feedback, an off-topic question, or need technical support, please contact us.

Comments that include advertisements, self-promotion, insults, etc. may be in violation of our comment policy and subject to deletion. Please see our comment policy for more information.

Comments on this post are closed.

Nail polish–specifically, black, blue, green and glitter polishes. Adventurous for me because I’ve classic pinks and reds until my mid-life crisis started last year (age 46). I don’t care if it’s appropriate. It makes me happy. So there. : )

Carolyn – the idea that you are ever “too old” for fun, creative colors is pure hogwash! As a young lady who fully plans to never abandon my blue, green, and glittery cosmetics, I salute you. 🙂

For me it’d be my really bright red lipsticks; I have fears of BRIGHT lips even though I love the colors! Guerlain Garconne is this gorgeous red, but I’m always afraid to wear it because I might smear it, smudge it, get ring o’ lipstick, get it on my teeth, just look weird, etc.

And that having been said, I picked up one of the new Maybelline Vivids, Pop of Cherry, which is an almost neon pink based red. I still don’t know where or if I’ll ever wear it, but it’s *so* pretty.

Probably OCC Lip Tar in triptych. I’ve also just orders Sleek makeup Pout Paint in Peek-A-Bloo (blue) and I also have the Sleek MU Acid palette which is pretty bright lol

I own *alot* of red eyeshdows & liners. While I consider them “normal” & “everyday” products, I realize there are many who don’t. I also own several black lipsticks & glosses. I actually feel more comfortable wearing these than a coral or bright pink lip product, which I do actually own, but never wear…

Benetint- I bought it during my teenage years when it was sold at the Face Place (predecessors of Benefit). I used it on my cheeks but I heard that its original purpose was for somewhere else which I should not say on this forum….so it was a risque product…..

For myself it would have to be after shelling out over $350 for a hair removal kit.

I bought the “SILK’N Flash&Go Permanent Hair Removal Device” from Sephora a while back when it was more expensive and now it’s $299. I love it, you just apply it to the area’s of your choice once or twice a week for a month or two and the hair is virtually gone, although it’s costly, it’s really made my life a whole lot easier. I just got a $40 replacement cartridge for free because of a promo cod.

I’m so happy to hear of your success with this product. I have just started using mine and am crossing my fingers that I get the same result as you. Thanks for sharing!

Adventurous? That’s a strange one… Probably MAC’s She Who Dares MES duo…blackened green and blackened blue and both with lots of glitter.

I have a few black lip glosses. Nothing opaque, but they’re good for layering over other colors for a vampy look. I try not to buy things I don’t intend to wear much.

I consider myself conservative when it comes to wearing make-up, as I work on the Hill. I would say wearing a pop of color on the lower lash line – like teal, ocean blue or purple depending upon my clothing. I would also say, wearing a neon color on my toes during the summer. I also have been drawn to black, ink blue and teal on the nails this winter.

Green eyeshadow (MAC Jealousy Wakes) is quite adventurous for me as well as a fushia lipstick (NYX Chloe)

I’m going to say laser hair removal too – the Remington IPL6000. Got it for around $250 at Christmas. (:

Now I have NEVER been so apprehensive about using a product, but once I did, I was totally won over.

Apart from that it’s been quite tame! Nails inc magnetic nail polish is probably next in line.

Probably my teal, emerald and black lipsticks/glosses – as well as some bright red cream liner! I don’t wear them every day but I do wear them fairly often.

I just picked up a super bright neon orange blush from Maybelline (Coral Crush I think?). It’s just so pretty! I haven’t worn it yet, other than a quick swatch but it sheers out really well. I also have Nars Persia eyeshadow, bright burnt orange. I didn’t like it at all in pictures, but once I swatched it at Sephora, I fell in love and have worn it with warm golden browns. I also love bright & glittery nail polishes!

For me it would have to be Chanel Taffetas Rose, a bold dark pink, Guerlain Champs Elysee automatique and Chanel Exaltee which are basically the same bold pink with a slight red hint on me lol and Mac New York Apple a red berry…I actually do use this colors but not as much as my more tame pinks, most of my lipsticks are pink and these are the boldest I have…yes I´m not very adventurous 😛 .

Subscribe

Join our newsletter and never miss a post!