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Sue Devitt Naughty or Nice Steals and Deals

Two seasons ago Sue Devitt introduced two gorgeous palettes that I was and am still very much in love with! They were entitled the Naughty or Nice palettes and they packed a whole lot of gorgeous into one very, very cute palette!

Sue Devitt’s Naughy or Nice Palettes
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Now the Muse is telling you this for two reasons. One, she wants you to have a gorgeous, shimmering Holiday face and Two, she wants you to nab an awesome deal!

I believe at the time these palettes had cost $38 or $35 each (Don’t quote the Muse, she’s growing older and her memory isn’t as good as it once was). But you can have them both for prices ranging from $7.99-$14.99! Both of them for that price! That’s like $4 bucks a palette! If you search E-bay for “Sue Devitt Naughty Nice” you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the very nice, low prices these palettes are selling for!

Why is the Muse telling you this? Another two reasons if you will. One, if you’re on a budget this season and want to look gorgeous these are both fabulous palettes to have in your beauty arsenal and Two, did I mention these are selling for practically FREE!?

Now if I haven’t sold you with the price alone allow me to tell you a little about each palette! If you happen to love shimmer and sparkle and shine and glittery bits and pieces as much as the Muse does, these, my friends, be the palettes for you!

Naughty is my favorite of the two (not that Nice isn’t equally as gorgeous I just have a thing for the name! “Naughty” how very bad!). The Naughty palette contains two shimmering shades of shadow and two glittering lipglosses. The shadows included are a deep silver shimmer and a gorgeous frosty white. The lipglosses are a bitten red with silver sparkle and a deep pink with silver sparkle. The overall look the palette creates is a frosty holiday face that’s sure to please! Add a little liner from your own stash and you’ll be looking so Naughty it’ll be nice icon wink

Sue Devitt’s Naughty Palette
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Now the Nice palette is as equally as gorgeous as the Naughty! If you happen to be a brunette these are most flattering shades indeed! This palette includes a gorgeous sparkling bronze eyeshadow and a sparkling beige that reminds me of Stila’s popular Kitten eyeshadow but with way more sparkle! The two lipglosses included are a bronze with gold sparkle and a copper with gold sparkle! The naughty palette isn’t only for the holidays you can easily get away with the look for Autumn or Summer! The effect this palette creates is a very elegant bronzed look with tons of beautiful shimmer!

Sue Devitt’s Nice Palette
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Each palette also includes a lipbrush although for some odd reason or another they failed to include an eyeshadow applicator but that doesn’t take away from the fact that these are and remain a favorite Holiday Palette! Sue Devitt hasn’t wow’ed the Muse in a few years and these, at the time, had most definately wow’ed me!

I’d grab these off E-bay it’s such a good deal you can’t really lose out!

Being beautiful doesn’t have to cost a fortune icon wink

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The Muse Makes an Appearance on Lilta’s MMU Blog

Lilta’s blog is about mineral makeup and is quite interesting! She features and blogs about inexpensive brands of mineral makeup that she likes and has tried (some of which I am now wanting to try).

She does a daily entry of her FOTD and what she’s used to create her looks!

I was pleasantly surprised that she blogged about me in her daily blog! I’m mostly a MAC girl as Lily says in her blog icon smile but I’m enjoying her blog so much that I’ve decided I’ll be doing more FOTD’s using minerals! I have so many glimmers, shadows, etc…from BE plus a ton of etailer brand minerals that I don’t use nearly enough!

So..Lily..count the muse inspired by your lovely post about my looks and I aim to do more mineral looks in the future!

Thanks so much for featuring me on your blog!

Visit with Lily at Lilta’s MMU Blog.

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MAC Antiquitease Color Hits and Misses

I thought I’d clarify a bit on the Hit and Misses in the MAC Antiquitease Color Story!

I think this helps if you’re ordering online or you’re on a budget and just want to keep things to a minimal in what you purchase!

I’ve broken all of it down into what was released and what I’d buy and what I’d skip! Of course this varies from person to person since your skin type or coloring may flatter colors better than my own icon wink Plus you just might see something that’s really appealing to you and you want it! So this guide is just what I personally think would be a Hit and a Miss in the color story and may or may not be helpful when making your selections and choices!

I love all of it but I think breaking it down to a HIT and MISS makes life easier for sure icon wink Plus if you do have the cash to throw down I’d totally grab a majority of it!

Comment and let me know what you think is a HIT or a MISS! Curious minds.

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Also, a most wonderful reader and friend, Betsy, provided the Muse with a delightful little code for MAC online which is GLOSS. This code gets you free shipping all year long! Thanks to Betsy for that! The Muse hearts you!

Saving your pennies? See this list:

Lipstick
Gilty Kiss MISS
Her Fancy MISS
Antiquitease MISS
Queen’s Sin HIT
Budding Lust MISS

Tinted Lipglass
Red Romp HIT
Corsette MISS
Trifle MISS
Majestic MISS

Mineralized Eyeshadow
Silversmith MISS
Earthly Riches MISS
Engaging HIT
Family Silver HIT
Mi’ Lady HIT

Pigments
Gold Stroke MISS
Your Ladyship HIT
Sweet Sienna MISS

Fluidline
Uppity HIT

Splurging on yourself? See this list:

Lipstick
Gilty Kiss MISS
Her Fancy MISS
Antiquitease MISS
Queen’s Sin HIT
Budding Lust MISS

Tinted Lipglass
Red Romp HIT
Corsette MISS
Trifle MISS
Majestic MISS

Mineralized Eyeshadow
Silversmith HIT
Earthly Riches MISS
Engaging HIT
Family Silver HIT
Mi’ Lady HIT

Pigments
Gold Stroke HIT
Your Ladyship HIT
Sweet Sienna HIT

Fluidline
Uppity HIT

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Rocketqueen Goes English

I was checking my stats a few days ago and I noticed an increase of traffic via a website entitled “Rocketqueen’s Blog”.

I went over to visit and I was delighted when I seen my review for the Bare Escentuals Smoky “V” Eye Kit was up on the site!

I was loving the site but I couldn’t make much out of it as sadly it wasn’t in English!

With that said I now bring you good news! Rocketqueen is now in English! Wahoo! The Muse is excited!

I’m not only a writer of my own blog but a big reader of blogs and this is quickly making it’s way onto my favorite list!

The site consists of a ton of great items that I look for in a blog. Great reviews, FOTD’s, product photos, and all that latest, greatest bits about beauty that I adore reading about!

Today Rocketqueen has an interview with Erika from Makeup Bag up on her site which I enjoyed reading!

Do have a visit with Rocketqueen!

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Botched Up "Her Fancy" Face Chart Attempt FOTD

I felt like playing with Antiquitease this morning and I was a bit lazy so instead of thinking up how I’d use the colors I just snatched a face chart from MAC, printed it out, and went to work.

Sadly it came out nothing like I had planned and I was probably better off doing my own FOTD rather then using a face chart for the look!

The “Her Fancy” Face Chart is simple enough to follow but the end result is nothing like the photo sadly!

Her Fancy Face Chart is available from at MAC’s website
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The good news is I’m more in love with Mi’ Lady than I was yesterday! It’s such a wicked little color and quite deceiving in the pot! I am a tad disappointed that it’s not the red I was hoping for but I’m still quite properly chuffed that it’s such a lovely shimmering orange/copper color!

It reminds me of a subdued firespot (MAC Moonbathe) with beautiful silver sparkle!

It’s just gorgeous!

Sadly, this is a botched up Face of the Day, my apologies but I wanted to share it with you anyway!

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Got an Antiquitease FOTD you want to share with us? E-mail it to the Muse and she’ll post it up!

What I Used:
MAC Mi’ Lady Mineralized Eyeshadow Duo
MAC Engaging Mineralized Eyeshadow Duo
MAC Your Ladyship Pigment
MAC Technakohl in Black

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