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Drugstore Drive-By: October 18 to October 24

Drugstore Driveby

Oi!  Drugstore Drive-By time!  Aside from Halloween decorations and candy (nom, nom!), a whole load of makeup goodies are on sale next week at your local drugstore.

Check ‘em after the jump!

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Saks Friends and Family 2009 Coupon Code

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The Saks Fifth Avenue Friends and Family event starts today.   Personally I think it’s best to head in store if you have a Saks hanging around your neighborhood but you can also indulge online as well.

The event is merely three days starting today and ending October 18.  The promo code is FRIENDS2 which entitles you to 10% off beauty and fragrance purchases.  I’m not a fashion or accessory blog but I will say that the code also entitles you to 20% Off Jewelry and 25% off clothes, shoes, etc….

Many probably won’t indulge with Sephora’s FF event taking place shortly.  However, if your a fan of bigger, posher brands such as Bobbi Brown, Chanetecaille, etc….this is a rather ideal time to haul your favs and craves.

Happy Shopping!

Feel free to share your want lists.   I haven’t made up my mind yet.  I have a cart full of stuff I do not need….so diseased.

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Would You Buy It? Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Collector Set

Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Set

If the Muse was an eye liner girl she’d be in such deep trouble right now.

Why?

Well, hello have you seen the Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Collector Set.  Dude, it’s like one of those 500 pack colored pencil sets I had when I was a kid.  It’s valued at a whopping $425 bucks!

What’s inside?  25…count ‘em….25….I really like saying 25.    25 Make Up For Ever Aqua Eye Liners!  And by the way they are all full size.  No mini size here!

Is that absurd?   Turns out the kit is $225 and comes housed in a collectible tin, 100 of which are numbered and signed by Dany Sanz creator of MUFE.

So let’s do the math.  Humor me I like math.

25 Aqua Eye Liners purchased separately equals $425 each.  This set is $249  which breaks down each to around $10 bucks each.  But…but…but…FF is on the way….let’s go ahead and do the leg work on the discount…that’s 20% off for a total of around $200 bucks divided by 25 pencils equals $8 bucks or so a liner.

Hmmmm with or without the 20% off it’s still a really killer deal but I’m not sure if I’m willing to dish out $200 dollars on the spot.  Oh the agonizing choices one has to make in the name of cosmetics.

Here’s a list of shades you’ll get:

  • Champagne 23L
  • Fuchsia Pink 13L
  • Purple 11L
  • Black Purple 6L
  • Shimmering Plum 4L
  • Burgandy 18L
  • Pearly Brown 2L
  • Light Brown 19L
  • Light Taupe 24L
  • Bronze Green 5L
  • Bronze 10L
  • Gold 9L
  • Pistachio 17L
  • Green 16L
  • Forest Green 20L
  • Turquoise 7L
  • Blue With Green Highlights 12L
  • Majorelle Blue 15L
  • Iridescent Navy Blue 3L
  • Mat Black 0L
  • Star Black 1L
  • Dark Grey 21L
  • Grey 22L
  • Silver 8L
  • White 14L

God that’s such a bloody delicious line up.  I imagine if I was more into eye liners I’d haul but for now I’m saying it’s a skip for me.

How about you?

Would you buy it?

Instant lem?

Not so much?

Tell me!

Available now at Sephora.

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Musings of the Day: The MAC Holiday Edition

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How’s tricks?   Hope everyone is bright eyed and bushy tailed this morning.  I’m so NOT a morning person so don’t even get me in on a discussion about the AM.  Tonight I’m off to see this incredibly cheesy interactive Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Every been to one?   It’s where people dress up and throw rice at the screen during the wedding scene and other weird stuff.  Loves it! I swear I can play a part in the movie as I know all the lines and songs. If you happen to be there I’ll be in the middle row with a few geeky friends flanking my side singing DAMMIT JANET I LOVE YOU!

Anyway!

Wanna Muse together?

I noticed MAC Magic, Mirth, and Mischief has hit the scene. w00t! I’m probably going to try to get to a counter later this weekend. The time has kinda come and gone for me to run to the nearest counter and haul like the end of MAC is coming soon. I’m sorta off the crack that is MAC but I’ll definitely be having a peeky to see what appeals.

Which brings me to today’s Musings of the Day!

What will you be hauling from MAC Magic, Mirth, and Mischief?

MAC Holiday 2009 Magic Mirth and Mischief 2

Tell the Muse and jump ahead for her list!

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The Muse Thinks Pink: Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion Limited Edition

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion Limited is available in a limited edition bottle. The bottle is 6.7 oz in size which is a jumbo size compared to it’s normal 4 oz size. It’s $35 and comes with a collectaible Clinique Charm Bracelet featuring a Pink Ribbon and “C” (for Clinique!) charm.

If you’re a lover of Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing and are needing a refill I highly suggest snagging this jumbo size as $10 of each sale of these bottles will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This is basically like getting a normal size lotion for $24 as if you deduct your $10 donation that about sums up the price but take it a step further and you end up with a jumbo bottle plus the good feeling that you donated to a worthy cause.

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion Limited Edition

This limited edition bottle is available now at www.clinique.com or visit your counter to pick one up for yourself.

I hope you’ll consider joining me in my fight against breast cancer by donating to my charity by using the chip in widget found on the right hand side of my blog. I’m thinking pink all month long with some great giveaways and posts.

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