Beauty Bits & Bobs

As Seen By the Muse: Make Up For Ever WaterProof Cream Shadow

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Brightly colored Make Up For Ever Waterproof Cream Eye Shadow?

Hells yes!

As seen by the Muse on Twitter.

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Korres 20% Coupon Code

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The new Korres website I told you about recently is live and guess what? 20% Off your total Korres purchase using promo code PREVIEW

SCORE!

Haul right ahead!

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Beauty News: Illamasqua Coming Soon To Sephora

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Great news for you today! British born beauty brand, Illamasqua is making it’s way across the pond shortly!

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Every since Illamasqua hit the beauty blog airwaves it’s since turned into the new must have makeup brand. Sadly, up until now, it’s been exclusive to British shores. But lem no more! Sephora’s website will begin carrying the entire Illamasqua Collection starting on July 21st and the new Times Square Store will have it in stock starting July 30th!

Happy, happy, joy joy!

Anyone a fan?

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Chapstick True Shimmer Review and Giveaway

Ooo I told you about the joys of ChapStick True Shimmer months ago before the hype hit the beauty blog world. Didn’t I? Check out my full review of ChapStick True Shimmer and proceed ahead for a few brief deets and a giveaway(you know you love free stuff!).


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Wallet feeling a little lighter lately? If you’re not wanting to spend a whole lot and just want a little indulgence, ChapStick True Shimmer is kinda a cute little splurge for a buck or two. I purchased one of these months ago in some drugstore or another, forgot where. I do remember that the commercial was what attracted me to them to begin with. I had a dickens of a time finding any of the flavors though and ended up with ChapStick True Shimmer in Peppermint Rush. I actually dig these as they only cost a buck or two and give lips a tiny hint of shimmer. Nothing dramatic here just a touch of sparkle! Honestly, Chapstick isn’t my go to product for my lips but I admit that sparkle captures my interest right away.


If you want a nice prepping balm prior to gloss, or your lips dry out in the summer and you need a bit of protection, or you don’t want to spend a whole of lot money but want to treat yourself to a little treat, or maybe you want bare, natural lips with a hint of shimmer…get the idea? 2 bucks or less and you’re enjoying little flavored balm…and it has shimmers! w00t!


Likey!

I liked them months ago when I got my first tube and I like ‘em now!

Available in four flavors. Botanical Berry, Peppermint Rush, Tropical, and Blended Fruit Sherbet, there’s a flavor for every pout.


It’s a no brainer, Muse Approved for purchase. I just think the inexpensive price tag and idea of a sparkling lippie turn me on!

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Now the good part, win three ChapStick True Shimmer lip balms by entering your deets in the widget below! Good Luck! You know the rules but just in case, contest is open to US, Canada, Europe, Asia, and residents of the Plant Mars, so get your e-mail and name filled in for your chance to win!

What do you think?

Love ChapStick True Shimmer?

Leaves it?

Tell the Muse!

Curious how you’re feelin’ about these!

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Jane Iredale D2O Hydration Spray Review

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I’m on this kick lately for moisturizing toner mists. I think it’s the warm weather but I just feel the need to forgo moisturizer in the morning in favor of a mist down with a hydrating toner that acts in the place of my normal lotions and potions. Recently my obssession with misting toners has turned to the likes of Jane Iredale D2O Hydration Spray.

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Incredible! I love this stuff.

First off the bad news.

It’s 2oz in size and $17.50 ouchie. Wish it was a little bigger for the price but no worries I’ll totally repurchase when I’m done with my 2oz bottle as it’s darn good stuff.

Jane Iredale D20 Hydration Spray contains a blend of chamomile and myrrh to sooth and refresh skin. The mist is scented with Ylang Ylang which gives off a heavy herbal scent, quite pleasant. You can use the mist in any number of ways such as in the place of facial moisturizer, or for setting mineral makeup, to hydrate skin on the fly, or oily skin users can indulge in this as a primary moisturizer thus avoiding richer face creams.

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About 2-3 mists is all you need as the sprayer doses face very nicely with product. It has a slightly glycerin-like feel but dries down to a dewy, fresh finish. It’s since taken the place of my normal facial cream for Summer. I doubt I’ll be able to get away with it once Winter sets in but at the moment it’s just perfect for spraying down with for moisturizing and hydrating my skin.

You’ll like this if:

  • Your skin isn’t too dry at the moment and you aren’t in need of a heavy facial moisturizer
  • Your skin is oily and you’d like a tool for hydrating your face without over doing it
  • You want a cooling mist to set mineral or powder foundations.
  • You want to have a toner on hand for hydrating your skin throughout the day without having to redo makeup

Overall, Jane Iredale D20 Hydration Spray is a real winner. I’m loving this for Summer easy, fuss free moisture in the heat.

Total Muse Approval for Purchase!

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Likey!

Anyone try it before?

What are some of your fav toner mists?

Tell the Muse!

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