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The Lip Slip By Sara Happ Review

The Muse is like any other girl and loves being spoiled rotten. She’s particularly good at spoiling herself rotten of course. Recently, when she received The Lip Slip by Sara Happ she couldn’t help but feel extra special and spoiled.


You may very well know Sara Happ from her extensive line of lip scrubs but recently she launched a brand new product entitled The Lip Slip. The Lip Slip is a super luxe balm that truly indulges a girl’s need for an extra pampering lip balm.


When I got my Lip Slip it was packaged in a golden bronze box with pale pink lettering and a cute white ribbon, indeed this was like getting a diamond ring, can you say spoiled? I was so enthralled and delighted with the pretty packaging I almost forgot that the actually product was INSIDE the box. After setting the box by my computer keyboard and admiring it from afar for the better part of an hour I decided it was time to open it up. The box and ribbon somehow hypothesized me into being extra gentle and careful as I slowly untied the ribbon, lifted the sparkling box lid, and proceeded to peek inside.



Was it a chocolate bon bon? A diamond ring? Earrings? Nope, better. It was a big chunky jar filled with a luscious uniquely scented pink lip balm! I’m simply at a loss for words how to explain what Lip Slip smells like. It’s a bit cakey, a tiny bit spicy, and maybe a hint of bubblegum? It’s interesting and very different to say the least.




The Lip Slip is simply a glorified lip balm. This isn’t your everyday run of the mill balm, tis glorified people. Super emollient, extremely thick, amazingly moisturizing, oh and it’s pink with a tiny bit of sparkle. I always find that pink and sparkle are very important factors in the Muse’s lip balm world. The balm is really super thick and once applied your lips will be praising the gods in happiness for supplying them with such a gorgeous moisturizing lip treatment. Although The Lip Slip suggests wearing it all day or overnight the Muse is leaning towards overnight only. The formula is quite thick and I’m not a lover of anything thick on my lips throughout the day so I feel like this would make an amazing overnight treatment. At the moment it’s making a guest starring appearance on my night stand and probably will remain there all through the Winter when my lips need a quenching treatment to keep the evil dryness and cracking at bay! This softens and smooths and simply spoiled like no other balm I’ve tried, likey!





Overall, the Lip Slip by Sara Happ is a spoiled rotten indulgence and a complete win for this Muse. By all means it’s, of course, Muse Approved for purchase!

Who might love this?

  • Anyone who suffers from extreme dry lips
  • Anyone who walks to work in the cold, has to wait for the subway in the cold, or does anything else involving exposure to chilly weather!
  • Those who suffer from chapped lips in the Winter or the Summer
  • Anyone who likes pretty lip balms that come in gorgeous little boxes with ribbons!

Go spoil yourself www.sarahapp.com

Sara’s site is worldwide friendly and has portals within the US and a few other countries so if I just created a lemming for you, you can easily satisfy the itch by visiting your country’s portal!

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Pieces of Life: Get Your G-Mail Sticker On

Update: Hmmm sorry guys had to remove the picture of the sticker as my post wouldn’t open, not sure why but visit the link in this post to get more images and see the G-mail stickers for yourself ;)

Non-Cosmetic Musings ahead!

The Muse happens to be a geek prior to being a makeup addict, that’s the order of business, sorry to disappoint.


So of course when I seen Google was offering new G-mail stickers I got a bit hyper, giddy, and possibly a little excited.

Read ahead to get your geek on!

Hey, it’s the little things that make this Muse happy and today that happens to be g-mail stickers! Yayyayayayayayay! Everyone run in circles in excitement!

Visit Google’s blog and do all the necessary leg work to snag yourself some geeky hawt stickers for frees! We like free stuff don’t we? Geeky free stuff? Even better!

Just plop a self addressed envelope in the mail to:

Send me some Gmail Stickers Already
P.O. Box 391420
Mountain View, CA 94039-1420

They also take worldwide requests so if you’re from Asia, Europe, or the planet pluto check out the Google Blog for deets how you can get your sticker on!

I just popped my envelope in the mail and I’ll eagerly sit by my snail mail box awaiting my Google sticker arrival.

Special thanks to Charlie for twitterin’ happily about Google stickers yesterday!

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Paul Frank for Lipsmacker


What is it with the Muse and monkeys? I fear that I’m getting in touch with my inner primate whenever I see anything that has a Paul Frank design slapped on in! Must be the left over effects of evolution but I consider Julius as my best friend!

Check out what has me hyped after the jump!

Now’s the time to get my inner monkey on with new Paul Frank Lipsmackers, well maybe now isn’t the time but late 2009 it’ll be the time!

Paul Frank has collaborated with Lipsmacker to create nine monkey loving flavors (banana pie, banana split, etc….) that are sure to please any and all Paul Frank fans and collectors. Each tube of balm is decorated with everyone’s favorite cheeky monkey, Julius!


Read more (and see more pics) about the Paul Frank for Lipsmacker collaboration by visiting with NYLON.

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Valentine’s Day: All About YOU!

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about lovers! Spoil yourself a little bit too!


Jump ahead for some cheap budget beauty options to make you feel extra special and loved this season!


Jelly Belly Bath Fizzers 3 (Set Includes Cherry, Tangerine, and Blueberry)
Jelly Belly 7 Day Shower Set 5 (Set Includes Blueberry, Cotton Candy, Watermelon, Tutti- Frutti, Licorice, Tangerine, and Very Cherry)
Jelly Belly Juicy Tubes Lip Gloss Set 3 (Set Includes Cotton Candy, Blueberry, and Very Cherry)


Rose & Co Bath Fancies Gift Box 5


Sephora Brand Lip Gloss Pencil $5 USD


mark Twinklebelle $9 USD


Bonnie Bell M&M’s Sweet Spring Collection $3.50 USD (Buy 1 Get 1 Free!)


Milani Runway Eye Shadows $4.99 USD


NYX Eyeshadow $3.50 USD


Clio Art Shadow $8.20 USD


Bath and Body Works Radiant Powder $9.75 USD


Mr. Bubble Bubble Bath in Wacky Watermelon $2.55 USD


Lush Luverly Bath Bomb $5.95 USD

The Muse carefully selected little beauty purchases that all had an ickle price tag so you aren’t breaking the bank indulging in a little something sweet for your very sweet self this Valentine’s Day!

What are your favorite small indulgences for yourself?

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Stash Spotlight: Majolica Majorca Majolook Palettes


I have a serious disease when it comes to collecting, hoarding, and stashing away crazy amounts of Majolica Majorca Majolook Palettes.


Even the ones that suck somehow end up in my arsenal of insanity. Is it a sin to collect palettes I don’t even use? Am I going to hell?

I think I pretty much have ever Majolica Majorca Majolook Palette released over the course of the past few years. Many people will beg to to say that Majolook palettes aren’t as good as Majorca Majolica singles or not as great as many other releases but honestly about 85% of the ones I have, I absolutely adore.




The colors always work well together, the liner that comes with some of them is pretty decent quality, and I kinda dig the compact palettes!




Hope you enjoy the photos of my sickness! I even included some of the Majolica Majorca Majewel Palettes, my flavorites!

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