Bath & Body

Lumene Vitamin C+ Bright Skin Radiance Nectar Review and Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance 24 Hour Lotion Review

Lumene skin care always garners some of my attention because hey, you purchase this shiz at your local drugstore for affordable prices and get the benefits of a posher brand of skin care for a considerably less than counter brands.

Loves that right?

I have a love affair with the Lumene Vitamin C+ Energy Cocktail so recently on a foray through CVS I came across the new Lumene Vitamin C+ Bright Skin Radiance Nectar which promises to whiten and brighten up my skin. Aw hells to the yes. You know I’m all about brighter, whiter skin. They also have a new Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance 24 Hour Lotion to go along with the serum. Happy Days!

Lumene Vitamin C+ Bright Skin Radiance Nectar and Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance 24 Hour Lotion 4

Lumene Vitamin C+ Bright Skin Radiance Nectar and Lumene Vitamin C+ Pure Radiance 24 Hour Lotion 1

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Caress Whipped Souffle Body Wash White Peach Cream and Blackberry Cream: Back to School Beauty and Cosmetic Budget Picks

Back to School

August 11th peeps that means we are nearly half way through the month and you, if you’re in high school or college, have probably already started shopping for your return to class.

Yay….heavy sarcasm on the yay there because most of you are probably groaning and dragging your butts to Target, Staples, and Walmart whining all the way. Sucks going back after all that time off doesn’t it? But hey embrace it! It’s the best time of the year to experience new beauty, skincare, cosmetics, and other bits and bobs.

Since I happened to be a broke as smoke college student at one time in my life I thought I’d do a Back to School Beauty and Cosmetic Budget Pick Series which highlights some great buys that won’t burst your bank account. I’ll be spotlighting cosmetics, skincare, and other fab little finds for those of you heading Back to School!

Caress Whipped Souffle Body Wash 1

Jump ahead for my first pick and keep it tuned in for new finds daily to make Back to School easier and cheaper!

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Philosophy Fall Collection 2010: Philosophy Halloween 2010

Halloween Philosphy

Ahhh Halloween. My very favorite Holiday. No, not Christmas, nope, not Thanksgiving…Halloween. Yes, that’s my favorite Holiday of the year. When else can you get candy just about everywhere you go? When else is it completely acceptable to eat entire bags of sweets without worrying about the calories? What other day would you be able to tolerate creepy, crawlers…including…gasp spiders!

My goth side absolutely adores this holiday. Tis way better than Christmas, I don’t care what you say!

Philosophy, as always, brings us some delightfully creepy offerings for Halloween and Fall this year. Wanna take a look?

If you’re reading in RSS please visit my blog to enjoy the slideshow embedded in this post.

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Philosophy Mocktails Peach Bellini and Pomegranate Martini Gel Duo

Philosophy Mocktails Peach Bellini and Pomegranate Martini Shower Gel 1

What is it about Philosophy Shower Gels that make me want to collect every single one they come out with?

Somebody stop me please!

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Lush Cosmetics Vanillary Fragrance Review: Reader Request

If you asked me what my ideal perfume scent would be, I’d probably answer and say something like gummi bears!

Yeah, I’m hardcore when it comes to sweet scents. I really love fruity, sweet candy-like blends but…….I do tend to migrate to unusual ones as well like spicy florals or interesting fruity florals. I’m a Jill of all Trades when it comes to fragrance however I definitely feel most comfortable with something sweet.

A reader wrote to me recently and said, “Muse, I know you’re keen on sweet stuff but have you tried Lush Vanillary?”

Why, yes, I have.

Vanilla is outside my norm to be honest and it’s not something I seek out in my fragrances however with Lush’s name stamped all over it, it’s instantly something I purchased as soon as it released last year.

There’s one thing you should always remember about Lush, THEY KNOW how to create good fragrance.

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