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Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #6

Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #6

Q: I can't afford every Mac brush you have for all the looks, can you list a set of eye brushes that I can use with everything ranging from smokey to natural looks? A: I recommend the 239 for applying shadow for the most part - it is very much like my Philosophy shadow brush that I use for nearly...

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Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #5

Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #5

Q: Where can I find discounted MAC? I can't afford MAC at retail price. A: My favorite place to find discounted MAC is at Makeup.com. They always carry various MAC products at slight discounts. Right now, though, there is a code for 50% off MAC orders of $50 or more, if you use code SAVE50 at...

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Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #4

Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #4

Q: I was wondering if you could tell me what sort of colours & looks would suit my colouring? I'm very pale skinned, sort of coldly, & I have very dark brown hair and eyes. I find it hard to get the right eye shadow colours, looks often look weird on me I don't really know why. A: I really am a...

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Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #3

Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #3

Q: I love love love MAC paints as eyeshadow bases, but my tubes always gush like crazy and i lose ALOT of product! Is there anything I can do? I squirted one into a screw top container like others do with pigment samples and it dried out! HELP A: Here's a tip I know has worked for a ton of people:...

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Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #2

Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #2

Q: I was just wondering if you work for MAC officially? Or are you just a make-up artist that loves their products? A: Nope, I don't work for MAC in the slightest! I'm just a fan of their products, and I don't really consider myself a makeup artist, since it isn't my profession or anything ;)

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Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #1

Ask Temptalia - Question & Answer Session #1

Q: I have Shimpagne MSF, do you think its similar to Astral Rays or do you think Astral Rays would be a good alternative to Shimpagne? Thanks! A: Shimpagne and Astral Rays really aren't in the same family. Astral Rays is such a creamy, nearly white, color whereas Shimpagne is more bronzy. I'm not...

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Traveling With Makeup

Traveling With Makeup

As I get ready to spend the weekend away on a mini-vacation, it occurred to me that I have not put together an article about what to do when traveling with makeup! This article will go through some of the basic precautions one should take when bringing along various cosmetics as well as some...

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Ask Temptalia!

Ask Temptalia!

Hey readers! I've noticed that many visitors have questions they want to ask me (and many do in the comments). As a new feature of the blog, I'd like to introduce an Ask Temptalia section. Visitors may submit their questions anonymously, and once or twice a week, I will post an entry with my...

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How-to: Eyeliner

How-to: Eyeliner

Eyeliner is often considered essential in finishing eye makeup or accenting the bare eye. You would be surprised at how much of a difference adding a touch of black eyelilner on the lower rim of your eye can be. There are many different types of liner--from gel to kohl to liquid to pencil--and...

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