Posts From October 2008
Giving the gift of Diamonds doesn’t have to be expensive.
The IsaDora Holiday Collection 2008 entitled Dazzling Diamonds has an assortment of inexpensive options to sparkle like a diamond this upcoming Holiday Season!
Indulge your need for diamonds by selecting from the following items:
- IsaDora Eyeshadow Palette $21 USD
Five metallic eye shadows housed in a gorgeous, elegant silver palette with mirror for stunning, dazzling holiday eyes!
- IsaDora Diamond Ring with Gloss $55 USD
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and so is this cocktail ring encrusted with Swarovski crystals to compliment your favorite holiday outfit! Flip it open and reveal the sparkling sheer pink gloss to give your lips a perfect amount of shimmer and shine!
- IsaDora Lash Diamonds $14 USD
Reminiscent of Givenchy’s Lash Sparkles but half the price! Add a bit of sparkle, shimmer, and shine to your lashes using this easy pen!
- IsaDora Fine Liner Eye Stylo $13 USD
Line and define eyes with this liquid eyeliner to create a sophisticated, polished look!
- IsaDora Holiday Edition Perfect Moisture Lipstick $15 USD
Available in two shades enjoy whipping this beautifully packaged silver plated lipstick out of your purse!
- IsaDora Diamond Lipgloss $14
Finish your holiday look with a bit of a sparkling diamond gloss!
This collection is both budget friendly and stunning! The Muse will definately be indulging in some, if not all, of this beautiful collection!
I’ll be reviewing the Isadora Dazzling Diamond Holiday Collection for you shortly!
Want it for yourself?
Check out www.amazon.com and www.cosmeticmall.com in November 2008 to grab yours!
Do tell the Muse!
A little moblogging fun with the Muse!
Guerlain Midnight Butterfly is out and live on counters!! I’m in Neimans right now grabbing some of this stunning collection!
I’ll be back Monday to bring you the deets on Guerlain Midnight Butterfly with a full review, photos, and a Face of the day!
Loving this collection?
Tell the Muse!
I’m pretty swamped today ugh and backed up on my posts as well! Miss me much?
The good news is Monday I’ll be back with some great reviews for you including the full review of the Guerlain Holiday Collection with a Face of the Day using the items from this very exciting collection!
I also have a bunch of other items to review for you from various Fall and Holiday Collections! Excited?
Everyone ready for the weekend?
It’s been bloody cold here the last few days and I’m happy it’s finally the weekend! I HOPE I’ll be able to get my closets cleaned up this weekend and switched over from Summer to Fall/Winter!
We shall see!
What about you? Any good plans for the weekend?
I’ll leave you today with a few links from the past week!
xoxo from your Muse!
Jelly Pong Pong Venus Magical Pearls Review
Guerlain Holiday Collection 2008: Guerlain Midnight Butterfly
Lush Skin Nanny Review
Bare Escentuals Extreme Glimmer Kit
Lancome Absolue Makeup Review
Urban Decay Holiday Collection 2008: 24/7 Glide Eye Eyeliner Pencil Sets: VIP and Velvet Rope
Estee Lauder TurboLash All Effects Mascara Review
Lush Vanishing Cream Review
theBalm Holiday Collection 2008
Too Faced The Quickie Chronicles Mini Collection
I love Lorac Visual Effects Mascara.
Bestest mascara evers people!
You must go out and grab yourself one immediately!
I blogged this way back when but I never got the chance to snatch up one for myself and plenty of time passed before I actually decided to add it into my cart for purchase! I must be mad to have waited so long to grab it because it’s seriously awesome.
Allow me to mention that Chanel Exceptionnel Mascara is sincerely awesome but the price tag is in the high end range of $28 USD. I don’t mind the price in all honesty as the product is sincerely solid and high quality however if you’re not feeling that price you can go grab yourself a $19.50 USD tube of Lorac Visual Effects Mascara and call it a day because honestly it works pretty much in the same way as Chanel Exceptionnel!
It deserves to be mentioned that the applicators are vastly different on the two mascaras however I discovered while testing both that I got pretty much the same finish to my lashes with both (and might have even liked Lorac’s version a little bit more!).
Lorac’s promise of longer, fuller lashes comes through big time with the intense applicator and great mascara formula. It curls, separates, and lengthens my lashes to extreme heights which makes Lorac Visual Effects Mascara a possibly new Holy Grail mascara for the Muse!
The applicator works as a brush and a comb by pulling upwards, outwards, and combing through for extra lenght and volume. The brush is a oddly shaped barrel design that with first use will create a rather big smudgy mess but after a little bit of a learning curve you’ll be quickly on your way to longer lashes!
I liked the false-like look this created to my lashes and how much lenght I was able to achieve with two applications or even one for that matter! One minor rant is the fact that I get small smudges on the top of my upper eye due to how long my lashes are now. So when I first apply I have to be careful not to blink until the mascara dries otherwise I end up with little tiny dots of mascara on my highbrow area. The formula is ultra black and very thick so if you’re not a lover of thicker formulas you may want to avoid this.
I was SHOCKED to hear the poor reviews of this on Makeup Alley! I personally loved it and definately recommend trying it out. I am slightly worried about the effects it would have on those with shorter lashes as I do see that this may create a bit of a mess however those with naturally fuller, longer lashes it should be ideal to create great volume and curl!
After One Coat
I honestly loved this one and give it a big hearty approval for purchase!
All in all I’d say it does exactly what it promises however it does take one or two applications to learn how to use it correctly to get the best results!
This one I’m loving!
Tried it already?
Tell the Muse!
Fairy Drops Mascara Review
Maybelline The Colossal Volume Express Mascara Review
Estee Lauder TurboLash All Effects Motion Mascara Review
I heart Sephora but……
They put this crap on sale for $4 or less and proceed to prepackage it in a ten pack for $36 USD!
Hello? Nobody wanted these to begin with when they were $16 each…..and nobody wanted them again when you marked them down to $4 each!
So why….in the world…would we want them in a 10 pack for $36 pray tell?
Oh lord, will they every learn?
I love you Sephora but please stop trying to break into the Bath and Body industry!
the Muse predicts Sephora’s Bath and Body downfall last year!