Sydney Grace x Temptalia | Save the Date: June 18th!

My collaboration with Sydney Grace will launch on June 18th, 2021. The collection includes three eyeshadow palettes, each with a light and deep version (different by two shades). They’re working on putting all of those eyeshadow pans into the palettes! I should have official palettes to photograph, so I can share all of the details, in the next week, which is when you can expect a full, in-depth reveal πŸ™‚

Each palette will be $40, or they can be purchased as a trio for $100. You can use code TEMPTALIA15 for 15% off, which makes each palette $34 and the trio $85. There will also be a single eyeshadow called “Dear Reader,” which will be available as an extra shade as I couldn’t ignore the love expressed by readers for two versions of the final shade. The one I didn’t pick for the palette will be available as a single!

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DG Avatar

…And we’re gonna set an alarm, write it down in the planner, jot a note on the fridge…

Congratulations on successfully finishing the palettes!! I’ve been obsessively following, so I know some of the colors were a bit hard to pick. Now just sit back, relax, and listen to us squeal!!

Gracie Avatar

ooooOOOO!! I’m so excited to see the beautiful color stories you’ve curated!! These are also honestly much more affordable than I was expecting, so I hope I can pick them up! Congratulations, Christine!!!! <3

Umayama Avatar

Congratulations on this labour of love! Can’t wait to get my hands on your trilogy of colour stories. Thank you for taking us on this creative journey with you.

Sydney Avatar

I am already anxious about it selling out before I can snag it. I have so much respect for you, Christine. I have been following Temptalia for over a decade. I can’t wait for this collab. This may sound weird, but when I’m going through a tough time, I refresh more often. There’s something comforting about the work you do. It has been a fixture in my life for a long time. I appreciate you so much. Also, the colors look awesome!!

Christine Avatar

If the quantity sells out, it would exceed even high expectations! They’ve never had this many available at launch! We tried to work through how their palettes sell, how their previous collaboration went, and looked at my readership + possible exposure from people on my PR list!

mmanda Avatar

Speaking of “PR” list.. As you are one of few (unfortunately) who actually protects their supporters/viewers/consumers by properly disclosing (as is & has been required for a long time… but lacks follow-through/enforcement).. Would be very refreshing for the brand/product to make SURE whomever it is being sent to… does the same! That they clearly state in whatever blog, video, posts, etc. the product they are mentioning, reviewing, linking to $.. was “sent for free, by…” πŸ™‚ HUGE CONGRATS, btw… well deserved & as expected, looks stunning so far!!! Stay safe & be well.

Lune Avatar

Congrats. Those palettes must look beautiful in person with the cohesive illustrations and shadows. I’m curious to see the final color stories, since you pulled some of my favorite shades of blue and aqua.

Stephanie Guerrero Avatar

I am just absolutely GIDDY over this!!!!! I am SO over the moon excited for you. I am getting the trio and Dear Reader. You are the reason I got into Sydney Grace.

Jane Avatar

Boo hoo, I’ll ship it to my daughter ( and tell her to keep her hands off😜 ) or get her one or more too πŸ€”. We both have summer birthdays😜

Ana N Avatar

oh wow i’m so excited. and i want them all.
do you know if they would ship internationally? i am in Australia- usually we miss out lots of great stuff/ brands.

Lisas1970 Avatar

Many many congrats!! It’s a big deal. Please please, I know you love the teal eyeshadow but some good cream blushes with cream highlighters that are reasonably priced would be great ! Peachy / bronze colors ( no gold!! ) really congrats!!

megan jones Avatar

On my list, and I will be getting them. No one deserves this collection more, for all you bring to the beauty community (and always positive yet still thoughtful). While I don’t always agree with every review you do, you are mostly spot on and recognize the good stuff from the rest.
Excited for this. Thank you (for this collection and the rest of what you do).

Kate Avatar

I am so thrilled for you, and so excited to snag all of these! They look amazing, and it’s clear you’ve put so much thought and effort into this project, I know they’re going to be a fantastic add to my collection. Congratulations, the 18th can’t come fast enough!!

Lucie Avatar

I’m so glad to see an update with an official date! I’ve been curious, but didn’t want to seem like a pest asking about it and knew it would be reasonably soon based on the last update. I’m on an eyeshadow moratorium this year (I have more than two eyes reasonably need), but at the beginning of the year I said I was making an exception for these – so these will be my only eyeshadow purchase of the year and I’m very excited.

Erin Avatar

GRATS! They’re so beautiful!!!! Im not big on color, but how can I not try to get my hands on 1? I owe you so much for your time reviewing and swatching products. You’ve saved me so much money just by telling me things that have been hyped up are actually crap, or by showing ACCURATE swatches, although, you’ve also convinced me to go on huge hauls, because I see how gorgeous things are too, lol…. But I trust you so much, and even though I haven’t tried Sydney Grace (even though I have been meaning to for 2? or more years…) I trust that her formula must be great for you to collab, and even though I don’t wear color, Ill use this as an excuse to buy another “I swear Ill use it to get out of my comfort zone” palette, lol… But Im so happy for you! Total support!!!

Janice Avatar

Oh, I’m so excited for you. I’ve been following you for a long time! I always look for your reviews. Congratulations, and I cannot wait!

Lyn Avatar

So pumped up for your collab, Christine!!
If those swatches could talk, they’d be singin’ like angels!!

You give so much…you truly deserve all the good that comes your way, and more!!

Excuse me while I go set my alarm now…

Valerie Avatar

Congratulations Christine! This is so exciting. I hope it is a brilliant release the sells out quickly – but only after I buy it first! πŸ₯³ ❀️

Mags Avatar

This is so exciting, yay!! Setting an alarm now!

Congratulations!! Btw, this is some of the most beautiful packaging I think I’ve ever seen!

Mariella Avatar

This is just SO exciting and the recognition you deserve for your total taste and understanding when it comes to makeup and especially eyeshadows. I can’t wait to see these. And “Dear Reader” – those of us who love Jane Austen and the Brontes will have extra incentive to buy THAT single!

Cynthia Avatar

I cannot wait to get my hands on these! Between your color stories and the palette art, I know these will be cherished.

I bought a large number of single shadows during their July sale last year and have been so eager for your collaboration. They truly have an incredible formula and I’m glad they have been so amazing to work with to get the colors just right.

Jo Avatar

I’m really excited for you, Christine, and for everyone who has been following you for all this time, just waiting for this day to come. I’m new here, but I’m already like, β€œIf Christine made it, I need it!” I am definitely going to get as many as I can afford!

Selena Juarez Avatar

Yes!!!! I have been waiting to find out the date. I am so excited. And can’t wait to see them all. I already know ima have a hard time picking one lol

Emily Avatar

CONGRATS on your collection, Christine! This must feel kind of like a graduation (all that work, and then it’s over)!

My guess for Dear Reader is that middle duochrome coral-pink that flashes yellow-green (if my monitor is accurate), because that’s the one that looks like The Greatest Gift on steroids, which is how you described something I (and lots of others) asked about. Did I get it right?

Christine Avatar

It’s not! That shade is The Mielke Way and is in Quintessence.

Dear Reader is one of the shades from the bottom left video of the lavender swatches! I was deciding on the last shade, named Temptalia, and there was just a ton of love for two of them but the most popular one I did not feel suited the overall color story as well as the second.

Mary B. Avatar

Congrats!!! That sound we all hear is Urban Decay crying, since this looks way more vibrant, interesting, and pigmented than anything in the Prince Collection. Also, the price point is better than I expected, so thanks to whoever made that happen! Early birthday present for myself, methinks.

Helene Avatar

I was thinking about your collab just yesterday, and now the news came.
I’m so happy for you being able to realize what must have been a dream, and for us who will be able to use that dream to, sort of make our own.
I haven’t bought much from SG as the shipping is quite brutally expensive from the US to EU, then follows the tax and fees and the whatnots, but this time I do not care, all of the palettes will be mine, and Dear Reader as well.
I’ve not bought much makeup this year, actually hardly any, waiting for this release.
I am so excited, and can hardly wait. LOL! I swear I’ll even use teals and blues generally those colours are out of my comfort zone, but now might be the time to expand.

Christine Avatar

The international availability/cost to access was the only downside to working with SG, but on balance, I also felt like it was likely to be an issue with even brands who, technically, have better global distribution – there are US brands but often, when they collab they’ll only launch in the US!

I’m hoping to get information on the weights of ordering one, two, or three palettes, so I can get some preliminary postage rates for at least a half dozen countries.

Helene Avatar

For this release I don’t care about the shipping cost, because these palettes are an absolute must have for me.
There may be brands with lower shipping costs, but I’d much rather pay a bit more even on the shipping, to get the quality.
I think, without even having seen the palettes themselves this will be the most beautiful of makeup products. The artwork on them is the best tribute to the lovely Mellan, and in a sense to all our dogs and pets in the past and presence.
I would actually love to have the artwork as a poster, it is that beautiful.

Gabriele Schmiegel Avatar

I am so very happy for you and can’t wait for the reveal! It will be a smash hit for sure and I will be sitting refreshing the site like crazy on the day πŸ™‚ Sending you lots of love.

SusanS Avatar

Wow, this is phenomenally gorgeous and will sell out in an instant! Congratulations! πŸ‘πŸΌ πŸŽ‰
I only hope at some stage I can get all of them in UK! πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ₯°

Erin Avatar

I am so excited, hopefully they have enough palettes made for everyone to get one. I am planning on picking up the bundle of all 3 palettes plus the single shadow. Even with colors i dont usually wear (blue, red, warmer browns) you make them look so gorgeous that im wanting to try them out, and I know your created shades are going to be absolutely gorgeous

Sarah Avatar

Yesssss, can’t wait! I rarely comment, but I’ve been following your blog for, uhhhhh, gosh at least 12??? years now and I’m so excited for you, and to try Sydney Grace shadows, and to spend my money on something that is going to be worth every penny. Congratulations, Christine!

Beverly Vinson Avatar

Can’t wait!!!! Going to buy one palette. Not sure which to get first though!! I’m cool toned NC15 in Winter, NW20 in summer with brown eyes and blonde hair. Any advice? Those teals look stunning.

Michelle Robbins Avatar

I’m excited to see the full preview! If I want to purchase all three, will I be able to choose for each palette the light or dark option or does it have to be a full group in light or dark?

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