Beauty Bits & Bobs

Boxing Day Steals and Deals

Happy Boxing Day!

Christmas is definately a fantastic day of the year but hell I love Boxing Day even more! Many a sale can be found on this day and I’ve compiled a few just for you ;) (because I love you and all that mushy stuff)!

Victoria’s Secret is cleaning up it’s Beauty section and I’d say some deals are to be had my dears!

Take a peek:

Tarte 24/7 Lip Sheer $7.99 (Orig. $14)

Tarte Cheek Stain $15.99 (Orig. $28)

Tarte Glow On The Go Mini Cheek Stain Set $17.99 (Orig. $30)

And the clearing of the Pout begins! Most is sold out but you can nab a few bits and pieces at Victoria’s Secret still! Out of the loop? Click here for the story on Pout’s sad, sad, sad demise!

Pout Eyeshadow Duo $9.99 (Orig. $18)

Pout Shimmer Swirls $17.99 (Orig. $30)

Pout Flush Blush $12.99 (Orig. $22)

Pout Shimmer Pot $12.99 (Orig. $22)

As predicted by yours truly the Heidi Klum Limited Edition Make-Up Collection is now cut down to the size! If you want it now is a great time to get it! Click here to see my original post about the collection!

Heidi Collection Mosiac Eyeshadow Palette $11.99 (Orig. $18)

If I created any lemmings for you when I featured the Sexy Little Things Make Me Gorgeous Palette a few weeks ago now is a time to grab it on sale! Check out my review of this cute little palette by clicking here!

Sexy Little Things Make Me Gorgeous Palette $18.99 (Orig. $28)

Victoria’s Secret Heavenly Eyeshadow Quad $14.99 (Orig. $22)

You can see my first impression of the Heavenly Eyeshadow Quad before buying! Click here!

I guess they are clearing out Vincent Longo because the entire line is on sale! I just picked out a few of my personal favorites but definately do a search and see what you fancy!

Vincent Longo Lip and Cheek Gel Stain $14.99 (Orig. $22.50)

Vincent Longo Water Canvas Blush $24.99 (Orig. $42.50)

Vincent Longo Virgin Lux Lip Gloss $12.99 (Orig. $22)

While you’re bouncing around on Victoria’s Secret definately check around as they have quite a few designer brands on sale at the moment including Lola, Anna Sui, and more!

Click here and maybe score a coupon code that works when you’re checking out your loot!

Sephora has a few odd pieces on sale. Nothing to get too hyped over but you might want to add one or two into your cart when shopping so that you can hit the $75 Free Shipping mark! Check them out by clicking here!

A majority of Bath and Body Works items have been snatched up but my eye does spy a few items that would fit nicely in my Boxing Day shopping cart! I’ll tell you right now don’t bother going in store as nothing is left. At least here in New York there isn’t. I’ve been to several Bath and Body shops and absolutely nothing resides on the shelves! However, online has some fab items left over still!

If you happened to be a cheeky little monkey and haven’t yet gotten a gift for someone on your list you might wanna snatch these up:

Bath and Body Works One Sweet Season Gift Set $10 (Orig. $16.50)

Bath and Body Works Sweet Shack Gift Set $12 (Orig. $20)

If you’re gagging for it even after by poor review (Click here to read my review) you can get Sassy Strawberry Three in One Body Wash for $6 (Orig. $12)

Twisted Peppermint Bath Fizzy $2.50 (Orig. $3.50)

Other Temptation items are on sale as well but not for as good a deal as I had hoped for so they remain unmentioned in this post my friends! They were on sale from the 23rd-25th but have since risen in price!

Head over to the lovely Bliss website and get 10% off Everything! This ends really soon so hurry!

Besame has a nice sale going on right now! Buy two rouges and get one free or buy two eyeshadows and get one free! Sadly, coupons can’t be combined or items for that matter but this is a great excuse for me to try this line as I’ve been dying to for ages! See picture for details and coupon codes! Click to Enlarge!

And that’s it for now pretties! I’ll be back through the week as I see sales so keep your eyes peeled for more Steals and Deals!

Comment box is open if you have a Steal or Deal you want to share with us!

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Kylie Minogue Boards the Tardis and Ages a Few Years

For the past few years geeks within the US mourn the fact that Brits get a very special Christmas treat on the 25th.

No idea what they get on Christmas Day? That means you aren’t as dorky as the Muse is either that or you’re saying EASTENDERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

No it’s not Eastenders. *insert rolling eyes here*

They get a special Christmas episode of Doctor Who on the 25th of December. Damn lucky people. One more reason why the English should rule the Universe.

Since Billie Piper’s sad, sad exit (I’m still crying! I’m actually mourning for the loss of Camille Coduri aka Jackie Tyler more than anything else to be honest! I still say she’d have made a brilliant assistant in all her annoying glory!) from the show we’ve been treated to quite an array of woman traipsing through the Tardis as of late…hell even Catherine Tate and dare I say….Jennifer Saunders (Not as an assistant either my friends! I say no more for fear of ruining the surprise should it happen!).

Well, assistants come and go but the quirk of the Doctor always remains the same thankfully.

And why am I babbling about the good Doctor you might ask?

Yes let’s get to that shall we!

The Muse has scoured the undernet in hopes of locating the Christmas episode (The word on the street is Peter has recorded it for me! You remember Peter don’t you? If you’ve been with the Muse from the start you’ll know who I mean! If not click here and while you’re at it do a search for Peter and you should find a bit of info to appease!)

Well, sadly I haven’t really bothered looking hard enough but the moral of the story is that it’s quite possible that Jared Blandino may have gotten to the very cute Kylie Minogue (I’ve been told he has a special flare for aging the young!).

What.
in the.
World.

I seen the promo images for Voyage of the Damned and I must say they aren’t Kylie’s most flattering! I personally think she’s bloody gorgeous and looking quite suave for her age but whoever did her makeup and hair for the Who episode deserves to be shot down!

Granted the year is 1912, is that the year they said it was good to wash your hair with salad dressing? I can’t recall.

Seriously, her hair is a bird’s nest, rat’s nest, frizz a whizz special or whatever else you choose to call it! She quite looks like she has a wig on (and maybe does! I hope!).

Her makeup is quite ok but it appears they may have run out of concealer for both her and David!

In all seriousness I worship at the feet of David’s alter but god knows he looks much better with a pound of concealer on! I didn’t think anyone could take Tom Baker’s place in my heart as the Doctor but damn if David didn’t. But the sad, sad fact is David is quite pale and freckle laden. Which isn’t a bad thing but I’m so used to seeing the man with a ton of concealer on it’s sometimes shocking to be confronted with his real skin!

And Kylie my god the wrinkles and crow feet are scaring me. Someone hold me.

Did they run out of cash for this episode and couldn’t afford proper make-up artists? And the hair..my god the hair….

Ok so we should take into consideration that this is Doctor Who which means tons of running around after some aliens or creatures and Kylie’s hair probably suffered the consequences during all that action but I will say that Billie Piper never had a bad hair day so why should Kylie?!?!??!

David with his concealer firmly in place!

Kylie needs some help here! The hair, my god the hair! Forget the face for now woman! Do something with her hair! King of Mods maybe?!

David looking very scary minus his concealer and Kylie looking equally awful! Maybe the airbrush on photoshop was brokes!

David minus his concealer again! If I was him I’d sue BBC for posting these on the Internetz for all his adoring fans to see!

Kylie looking very…um….unKylie-like!

David looks ok thankfully but Kylie has had a better day here!

Do click to enlarge some of these because they are seriously scary! Particularly this last one!

Kylie don’t quit your day job love! Thank god Who was a one offer because lord knows it aged you at least 10 years darling!

I apologize in advance for my cruelty but these images just shocked me straight out of my shoes! However, I will say that my schedule is clear if BBC is seeking a new assistant as the Doctor most certainly needs a Muse in the Tardis even if it ages me a a couple of years! I don’t mind, honest, swear, truly! I can live without concealer!

Kylie on a good day:

P.S. Lord knows I’ve dropped to my knees in thanks that John Barrowman didn’t decide to show up for this episode! Can you imagine what they’d do to him? I shiver in fear thinking about it!

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Happy Holidays Lovely Readers!

The Muse figures she’ll be quite busy this weekend and won’t have much time for posting so she wanted to wish each of you and your families a very, very, very Happy Holiday Season! Only my warmest wishes to each of you for a beautiful Holiday!

Eat, Drink, Be Merry but remember what John Lennon asked us in 1971, “So This is Christmas and what have you done?”

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Nessasary Makeup Dupe FOTD

I was wandering around Vanessa from Nessasary Makeup blog’s last week and I came across an FOTD she did using Urban Decay’s Underground and Shag.

For the longest time I had these I never could come up with a good combo for them and her FOTD just inspired me to use both together and it came out kinda ok!

My combanation is heaps different from hers but the cocktail of the two colors is a marriage most lovely!

Thanks to Vanessa at Nessasary Makeup for the inspiration! You can visit with Vanessa by clicking here and you can see her version of this FOTD by clicking here but be warned her blog is utterly addicting and you’ll find yourself jotting down colors to use in looks later on as her combos are brill!

What I Used:

Eyes
Urban Decay Deluxe Eyeshadow in Underground
Urban Decay Deluxe Eyeshadow in Shag
MAC Pigment in Cocomotion
MAC Pigment in Gold Stroke
MAC Pigment in Quick Frost
Bare Escentuals Glimmer in Nice Rock
Bare Escentuals Glimmer in Golden Earth
MJ Mascara
MAC Technakohl in Plank
MJ Jeweling Pencil in BR606
Tony & Tina Herbal Eye Pencil in Brown/Gold

Face
MAC Blush in Fab
Bare Escentuals Blush in Riches
MAC Mineralized Skinfinish in Shimpagne
MAC Beauty Power in Natural Flare

Lips
theBalm Stainiac in Homecoming Queen
Lancome Juicy Gelee in Spring Fantasy

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Stila Virtual Warehouse Sale Sign-Up


Some readers had a problem purchasing from Stila’s Virtual Warehouse Sale last time I posted the link. I got a comment about it and a few e-mails asking me what was going on.

I’m here to say I have no idea.

Seriously, no clue why you couldn’t order but I’m thinking it could be because you didn’t get the actual invite and were accessing the site from my secondary link.

So…..

Solution to your problem.

Click here to sign up for the Virtual Warehouse Newsletter and you’ll recieve the invite in your e-mail when Stila puts up new sale items!

Your Muse spoils you doesn’t she?

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