Posts From June 2009

Lush 13 Soap (Unlucky for Dirt)

Only Lush would think it would be a good idea to combine oregano with rose. Is it me or does that somehow remind you of pizza for some odd reason or another?

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Lush 13 Soap is a mix of rose and oregano and gets it’s name from a 1931 film about soap. I looked that up and didn’t see anything about it but I think I’d love a movie about soap…or cosmetics…or shower gels…hmmmm.

Lush 13 Soap is made with oregano because it supposedly kills MRSA bacteria, I dunno about that but from what I’m hearing from Lush fans it smells heavenly. But do go right ahead and count me skeptical…I’m still thinking pizza…must be the oregano.

It’s available now from Lush UK and soon after I’m sure it’ll come visit our side of the pond where we can enjoy it with pizza.

If you could create a Lush soap what ingredients would you use?

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Beauty News: Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush Wet/Dry Shadow

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Just a little update on Victoria’s Secret Wet/Dry Shadows. These are finally making an appearance on the VS website and after trying to figure out exactly how many shades are available it’s finally verified. It appears there are a total of twelve shades! I’ve only been privy to about 8 or so. Nice to see they have all the shades listed with swatches now on the site.

I reviewed these last week if you missed it have a clickie here.

Anyone have a chance to try these out yet?

If so what did you think?

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10 MAC Lip Glosses You Should Own

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Somehow, someway MAC Lipgloss wiggled it’s way into my heart. My first try with MAC gloss was a nightmare and I ended up hating it for ever after because of the terribly sticky, tacky formula. As you know I’ve since made peace with the formula and even give it props for being tacky enough to stay in place for hours at a time.

I’m now the pride owner of one too many MAC lip glosses. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Who knows but the fact remains I can’t get enough of them and I look forward to new shades with each release.


Check out my list below fro 10 MAC Lip Gloss shades I think you should own or at least consider adding to your collection!



MAC glosses come and go through my life as collections release. The shades you see above are ones that stick out in my mind and I consider favorites! The Muse thinks you should think about adding one or two of these colors to your collection, loves ‘em!

Anyone own any of these shades?

What are some MAC gloss shades that stick out in your mind?

Tell the Muse!

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Product Musings: Milani Runway Eyes Wet Dry Eye Shadow in Beach Sand

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It’s been a while since we product mused together hasn’t it? Today I’m musing about the joys of Milani Runway Eyes in Beach Sand!

Check it after the jump.

I hauled Milani Runway Eyes Wet Dry Eyeshadow in every shade a while ago and I’m always so delighted by the quality of these shadows. Great pigmentation, a gorgeous yet subtle sparkle, and a pretty price tag keeps me a happy Muse indeed.

As Summer comes forth I’m reaching for the shade Beach Sand daily. It’s name is ever so fitting and complimenting of it’s shade as truly it reminds me of the golden sparkling sands of a beach on a hot day. Such a gorgeous shade of sparkling golden beige to compliment a Summer bronze look or to light up your eyes with just the minimal amount of makeup!


Beach Sand is gorgeous in both color, finish, and it’s beauty on a budget price makes it even better!

Does Milani Runway Eyes Wet Dry Eye Shadow in Beach Sand grace anyone’s collection?

Loving it?

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No Cabana Boy Yet but Here’s the Balm Mary Lou Manizer

Well, the Muse was unsuccessful contacting the Balm today. They just aren’t picking up the phone or they are screening their phone calls and see “the Muse” on their caller id and refusing to say hai!

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But…the good news is that Sephora has updated it’s site and the Balm Mary Lou Manizer is making an appearance…does this mean Cabana Boy is soon on his way?

Check out Mary Lou Manizer while we wait for him!

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The Balm Mary Lou Manizer ($22) is a pressed powder that can be used as a highlighter, shimmer, or shadow. It highlights with a subtle glow to soften fine lines and add a touch of soft shimmer to face, cheeks and eyes. Use it as an all over finishing powder or to highlight certain areas of your face or simply sweep it on lids for a hint of sparkle!

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Likey but can we please has Cabana Boy now?

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