Posts From December 2008

Spring Collecton 2009: Shu Uemura Mirage Collection

You won’t hear me ranting about dark colors and unusual shades when you see the new Shu Uemura Mirage Collection for Spring 2009.

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Spring is an unusual time for cosmetics and you never know quite what you’ll get when new collections launch. Ideally I love softer, pastel shades for the Spring however that’s doesn’t always happen and sometimes bolder comes into play. However, this year I couldn’t be more excited about the Shu Uemura Mirage Collection which contains an array of softer colors that are most flattering to embrace the warmer weather when it breaks through the bleakness of Winter.

The collection is launching in Japan as of January 23rd however it’s arrival is already gracing the pages of Evil-bay! I got these images mailed to me this morning from an E-bayer whom already has a majority of the collection, at ridiculously jacked up prices, available for sale.

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The collection includes four liner pencils in an array of softer, delicate shades such as pastel pink and purple. Also releasing are two limited edition eyeshadow trios which I’m quite excited about considering I haven’t seen a release of trios such as this since I picked up some released with the Shu Uemura Prism Collection. Also included are three new Glow On duos which include two contrasting shades of blush and finally a limited edition lip duo!

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Whether the US will see any of these releases remains to be seen but at the moment it will release shortly in Japan to what the Muse expects to be great excitement as the collection is quite stunning.

All in all I can’t help but feel very Easter-like about the entire collection. Don’t get me wrong it’s extremely appealing but the shades remind me of fluffy yellow baby chicks and pastel dyed eggs……

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What do you think?

Love it?

Not so much?

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MAC Chill Collection Product Photos

Further images and info about the MAC Chill Collection after the jump! Have a lookiee and tell me what you’re hauling!


MAC Chill Collection Eyeshadow

  • Arctic Grey
  • Vellum
  • Mont Black
  • Wintersky
  • Apres-Ski

MAC Chill Lipglasses

  • Snowscene
  • Naked Frost
  • Icescape
  • Frozen Dream

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MAC Chill Collection Glitter

  • Reflects Transparent Teal
  • Reflects Antique Gold

MAC Chill Collection Penultimate Eyeliner

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Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual Giveaway Winner!

Morning guys!

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? My Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual Giveaway was scheduled to end on Friday but I got a bit caught up so it ran through the weekend and gave everyone a chance to enter! Yay!

First off thank you for all your lovely comments! I wish I could answer each one individually but there were so many to get through that I just replied once or twice to everyone as a group! Hope that’s ok icon smile

Lastly more contests are coming up this week so keep your eyes peeled for more giveaways!

Find out who won the Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual after the jump!

And the winner is RUBY!!!!!!!!! Congrats Ruby! Thanks for participating! Please contact me with your shipping details!

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Smashbox Muse Collection

The Muse has fully embraced her “musey” personality for almost two years now on Musings of a Muse and it appears that Smashbox decided it was about time to tell the world how awesome the Muse truly is.

I’m almost but not quite positive that when Smashbox created it’s new Muse Collection they were thinking ALL about this Muse. Honestly who else could they have possibly been envisioning when going about the creative process of creating a Muse Collection right?

Read more about Smashbox Muse Collection after the jump….

The new Smashbox Muse Collection looks quite fun and funky but not completely what this Muse is all about however that does NOT stop me from wanting every single piece in the collection simply because it has my name…errr…I mean my alter ego’s name stamped all over it!

The collection consists of the following items:

Smashbox Muse Lip Paint $21 USD
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Smashbox Muse Artist Eye Palette $48 USD

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Smashbox Muse Cream Eyeliner Artist Pencil Set $36 USD
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Smashbox Hybrid 2-in-1 Luminizing Primer $34 USD
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It’s actually a pretty nice round up and I thought it was interesting that they included a pencil set as it’s abnormal to have sets such as this after the Holidays.

As you can see the Smashbox Muse Collection has a long way to go to be as uber fabulous and awesome as this Muse but it’ll pass. The Muse thinks she’ll take her chair and table and head to Sephora and the nearest Nordies and set up shop outside. As people purchase the collection the Muse will offer to autograph the boxes of the collection as who doesn’t want an autographed copy of a Muse Collection right?

Hmmm yes I believe I will do that….check for me at your local makeup counter soon!

If you’re want to be all Muse-like (but not as great as the Muse of course) you can head on over to Nordies and nab this collection now! It’s up and happily available for purchase.

What do you think?

Good enough for this Muse?

Need it?

Love it?

Tell your Muse!

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Stila Virtual Warehouse Sale @ Beauty Crunch

More Steals and more Deals! Is your wallet feeling any lighter yet? Well brace yourself as Beauty Crunch has some ridiculously priced Stila on sale!

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Beauty Crunch is hosting Stila’s Virtual Warehouse Sale this year and it’s some blockbuster pricing that the Muse sees! I know I need at least a few of the items that they have available!

More info after the jump on the sale!

As I mentioned above the prices are psychotic so if you’ve been holding out for a while or you have some extra cash stashed away that you got as a pressie this season, now would be a good time to get spending!

Take a lookiee:

Stila Gift of Glaze (Last Year’s edition) $5.50 USD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Stila Mandarin Mist $9 USD
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Stila All Over Glow (Peachy or Pink versions) $7 USD
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Stila The Complete Day to Night Look Talking Palette $10 USD
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This is only a few of the items they have available! Tons more to choose from so best get over there before the news hits MUA and makeup forums! Everything is in stock now but who knows how long that will be! Happy Shopping!

There’s also Free Shipping on orders $50 and up! Click to start your hauling!

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