#MNYItLook with Maybelline's Total Temptation Collection

#MNYItLook with Maybelline's Total Temptation Collection

When I received the Total Temptation Collection from Maybelline New York, I couldn't wait to share it with you! This collection has a wide range to create a seductive look for any day or night occasion. My Instagram post was sponsored but this blog post is just from me to give you a more details about my favorite features of each item, and the story of Maybelline's role in one of my fondest memories.


My boyfriend often gets annoyed when we get ready to go somewhere and say that I am ready, only to get in the car and continue to apply makeup. I prep my face indoors but always finish my eye look in the car mirror. My mom always did her makeup in the car while warming up the engine before taking me to school and going to work. I always enjoyed watching her light a match and lightly warm her red Maybelline wood pencil eyeliner. I thought it was cool and sophisticated, like her, always classy. I recently asked her why she did this and she said it made application smoother and the pigment more vibrant. Then she would curl her lashes and coat them with the classic pink and green tube, Great Lash mascara

Mascara is the product I can NOT live without. I usually don't wear anything on my face except mascara, I need it...it completes me. *dramatic*

I already read some online articles about Maybelline's new mascara from a few online outlets, after it was spotted backstage at a fashion show. It was causing a bit of a buzz and I could not believe I had the chance to try it before it hit stores! The Total Temptation Mascara is creamy and infused with coconut oil extract for healthier, more moisturized lashes. I enjoy the subtle scent of coconut and the brush is great for applying a lot of product while separating and lifting lashes for a full and flirty look. Lashes still feel soft after drying and the formula does not flake all day!

I give this mascara 5 stars. It is great for a babe on a budget and is better than many luxury brands I have tried. Lashes are my thing and I am truly very happy with this mascara!


The Total Temptation Eyeshadow and Highlight palette is nice because I would personally use all the shades. And I don't usually wear highlighter but the iridescent lavender highlight makes me feel magical! In the photo of me in this post, I used the dark and cooler shades for a rockstar day look. I also love that the colors are a mix of shiny and matte so you get a little bit of everything.

The collection also includes the Brow Definer Pencil. I have naturally full and strong brows so using eyebrow fillers scared me. This pencil makes it easy to keep it light and natural with it's teardrop shaped tip but totally buildable if needed. And the small brush is helpful when shaping and blending.

The Total Temptation Collection is all you need. Check it out, now online and in stores.

If you have been keeping up with me, you know my goal is to promote conscious consuming. I love that Maybelline is also making strong ethical goals and big moves toward 100% sustainability and also has a foundation For Women in Science

The industry as a whole has a long way to go, but brands making steps forward in any way makes a huge difference, causes a ripple effect in other companies practices, influencing everyone to step up their standards and I appreciate their efforts.

Tempt them with kindness,

Xo Vik 

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