Musings of the Day

Summer Vacation Makeup

summer vacation makeup

So what Summer Vacation Makeup did you take away with you on holiday this year? What do you pack and bring with you? Do you over pack? Do you like the pack multitasking products to save space and make traveling a little lighter? Are there any must have products you can’t go on vacation without?

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Drugstores Makeup at Premium Prices Are You Paying Too Much?

Drugstore Makeup

When I started Musings of a Muse several years ago I really wasn’t a fan of drugstore makeup. Actually I was a snob about it! I just was never really happy with the quality of products and felt like my money was best left to higher end and mid-range brands.

In some ways, I still feel like a high end fan girl but drugstore makeup has evolved so very much in recent years. I think the packaging still has a way to go if I’m honest but the quality, pigmentation, and just the overall selection is quite good compared to several years ago!

The fun thing about going to drugstore is you can AFFORD to grab six different lipsticks without feeling guilty. Try that at a Guerlain counter! We love the steals, deals, and beauty on a budget atmosphere at our drugstores but…are things getting a little too high?

Sometimes you have question drugstores makeup at premium prices. If I’m going to go to CVS and spending $9.99 to $11.99 on mascara well, I might as well just go to MAC for that or even Sephora right?

Are you paying too much for your drugstore makeup?

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Do You Make Funny Faces When Applying Your Makeup?

funny makeup faces

Someone should do a case study on the weird, strange, funny, funky faces we make while applying makeup.

Do you make funny faces when applying your makeup?

I call liar if you say you don’t!

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Guilty Beauty Pleasure: Do You Tivo Beauty?

tivo beauty

So Bare Minerals had its massive QVC Spring debut show that include a ton of products including the new Ready 8.0 Affair to Remember Palette. Lucky enough this went on sale earlier last week so I snagged it off QVC.com for $36 and some shipping!

I really thought this one would sale out super fast so imagine my surprise that it still is available just at a higher price tag of $40. None the less since I adored the Power Neutrals Palette I really felt an absolute NEED to grab up Affair to Remember.

I didn’t get a chance to see any of the Bare Minerals showings unfortunately which brings me to one of my guiltiest pleasures…

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Musings of the Day: Do You Actually Remove Your Makeup with Your Clarisonic?

Clarisonic Aria

I love my Clarisonic as much as the next person. It’s one of the few products I haven’t had a beauty honeymoon with, you know that period where you chronically use a product but after a while shove it to the side and forget about it? I’m quite diligent and religious about using it daily and if I don’t? Well, my skin definitely lets me know.

At one time I was using in both in the AM and the PM but now I just use it in the shower in the AM.

So…question…

Do you actually use your Clarisonic to remove makeup?

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