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Beauty News: Prescriptives Holiday Collection 2009

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Prescriptives goes out with one last big hooray!  Many of you emailed and asked me if the Prescriptives Holiday Collection 2009 would be available for purchase.  I wasn’t certain at the time but good news, Nordstrom has it up and available for purchase and I imagine the Prescriptives site and your local counters will launch shortly as well.

Jump for it!

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The Muse Thinks Pink: Smashbox Pout Lipstick for Susan G. Komen for the Cure Giveaway

As you know this month I am all about thinking pink!   I’m trying quite hard to raise both awareness and money for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation which is my charity of choice for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   So far I’ve raised $21 and have plans of donating $200 of my own personal funds to the cause.  I was originally doing a Comment 4 the Cure post which would donate a dollar each time someone posted a comment but I fear everyone got somewhat wrapped up in the giveaway I was doing and forgot to put a comment in that post.   My donation of $200 still remains firm if you do or do not comment but I hope you will consider placing a comment in that post.

To those who have taken a minute out and donated a $1 or more thank you VERY much.  I greatly appreciate it and it’s going to a good cause.

All the giveaways I’m doing this month will run until October 31 and a winner will be randomly selected from those who entered and alerted via email.

Today I’m thinking pink with the limited edition Smashbox Pout Lipstick which is a beautiful way that Smashbox is giving back.   Smashbox Photo Finish Lipstick in Pout will raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.   With each purchase of this lipstick a 40% portion of the proceeds will be donated to Komen Los Angeles County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

The lipstick is a baby doll pink shade which is quite mod.   It has a custom sleeve which was inspired by the Fashion for the Cure benefit.  The color is highly sought after currently and quite surprisingly talked about on all the makeup forums I visit.

The Muse has teamed up with Smashbox to giveaway one Pout Lipstick to a lucky winner.  In order to enter you can do a few things.

Follow me on Twitter

Subscribe to my Feed

Comment here (be sure your email address is filled in when you comment)

To double up your chances of winning you can donate by using my chip in widget below.   For each $1 you donate you’ll get one chance to win plus any of the other methods above count for a chance as well.   So….Twitter, Feed, Comment will get you three chances to win plus add $1 and you’ll have four chances to win…or add $2 and you’ll have five chances of winning.   This ups the odds of your chances of winning as you can see. The contest is open to US and International readers.

Good Luck!

If you don’t win you can get the Smashbox Pout Lipstick by visiting www.smashbox.com and purchase it for $22.

The following giveaway is now closed.  A winner has been randomly selected and notified via e-mail.

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Beauty News: E.L.F. Cosmetics At Target

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Beauty news of the day is E.L.F. Cosmetics will soon be available at your local Target.  Interesting news dontcha think?

Starting November 1st E.L.F. Cosmetics will be available at Target on a 3 1/2 foot end cap in the cosmetics section.  The items will be a feature of $1, $3, $5, and $10 E.L.F. offerings in a slick black packaging.

Most of the items available initially will be from the $1 E.L.F. Collection but Spring will feature an updated assortment from the E.L.F. Studio Collection.

I think it’s kinda cool as now you can actually see product rather than look at swatches on the Internet.  I’m a big supporter of online shopping but sometimes I do like to see a product in person before laying my money down.

Are you an E.L.F. fan?

Love the idea of shopping it at your local Target?

Tell the Muse!

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Drugstore Drive-By: October 18 to October 24

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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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