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How to Organize Your Makeup Collection + Best Makeup Storage Solutions (2018)

How to Organize Your Makeup Collection + Best Makeup Storage Solutions (2018)

If you've started to feel like you've reached maximum saturation on makeup, or if your collection has started to overwhelm you, might I suggest diving into organizing your collection to get the most use out of it? A well-organized collection means you'll be able to find the products you want when...

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5 Ways to Use Temptalia to Save Money on Makeup Products

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5 Ways to Use Temptalia to Save Money on Makeup Products

While I cover thousands of products each year in the form of reviews, there are also several resources available to everyone to ensure that every purchase is a good purchase for your personal needs. My goal is to help you make better purchasing decisions, whether that's indulging on a luxury...

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The Importance of Truth in Reviews | A Reflection of 12 Years

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The Importance of Truth in Reviews | A Reflection of 12 Years

I've been reflecting over Temptalia and blogging for the last couple of weeks, as October signifies the anniversary of the blog (12 years now).  I've been thinking about where I fit in with the current beauty community, how I interact with brands today compared to a decade ago, and how I've been...

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Why do beauty brands resist diversifying their shade ranges? (Updated 1/18)

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Why do beauty brands resist diversifying their shade ranges? (Updated 1/18)

For those who do not deep dive into the beauty community across platforms and channels, Tarte's upcoming Shape Tape Foundation may not have hit your airwaves yet, so let me fill you in:  Shape Tape foundation is coming and will be available in two versions--Matte and...

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Guide to Anti-Haul-idays: Going on a Low- or No-Buy & Avoiding Temptation

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Guide to Anti-Haul-idays: Going on a Low- or No-Buy & Avoiding Temptation

Whether you're on a no-buy, low-buy, or are otherwise trying to limit your purchases this holiday season, this guide is for you. I find that the holiday season, particularly in beauty, can be a tough time to resist with the plethora of offerings and slew of sales.

If you're unfamiliar with the...

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Anastasia Subculture Eyeshadow Palette Dupes with MAC, Makeup Geek, ColourPop, Make Up For Ever

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Anastasia Subculture Eyeshadow Palette Dupes with MAC, Makeup Geek, ColourPop, Make Up For Ever

There's something afoot when it comes to Anastasia's Subculture Palette.  The reviews range from "I don't have any issues" to "worst palette" and unusable, and many of the people who are finding it unusable are by no means novices.  These reviews come from consumers, readers here, and influencers...

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