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Maybelline Salsa Sun Color Sensational Lipcolor Review and Swatches

Have you experienced the joys of Maybelline Salsa Sun yet? I’m so loving on this release. Maybelline did a really nice job with the colors and it really has a great Summer-y vibe. The collection is available for a limited time and consists of a color and a lip release. My first time around with the collection I ended up having to visit a few stores to locate it as the displays were pretty picked over but I’m noticing drugstores have started restocking and putting out new displays, so if you want it, go get it now.

A few days ago I showed you a few of the Maybelline Salsa Sun Lipglosses and today I hauled out the limited edition Sensational Lipsticks released with this collection.

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New in Beauty: Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lip Stain

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Phew lip stains making a helluva come back this season!

Let’s see…

We got mark ones, Sephora ones, Covergirl and MAC ones, and hell even Josie Maran ones…and a new one just released from Revlon….I’m positive I’m missing some but the fact is lip stains are making their way across the beauty board this year.

Next up?

Maybelline New York Sensational Lip Stain!

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Beauty on a Budget Spotlight: New Makeup Available At The Drugstore

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If you’ve been reading Musings for a while, I’m sure you recall the days that I didn’t review drugstore brands (US ones anyway). Things have changed considerably in the last year or so and I’ve embraced alot of US drugstore brands as I wanted to cover all aspects of beauty not just high end but also lower.

This past Spring (and some of Summer if you consider it Summer already) has been an incredible time for drugstore releases. Makeup quality has changed in the past few months as have the releases in store which had made going to my local drugstore a rather fun experience rather than a chore. Granted, not ever release is a good one but hunting down new products and finding gems in the rough so to speak is always great fun.

Do take a look at the slide show below for some of the latest and greatest releases that are available now at your local drugstores. Some are well worth checking out!

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Have you hauled any of these items or collections for yourself?

Any favs?

Worst experience?

Best?

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Maybelline Salsa Sun Collection Review: Maybelline Salsa Sun Lipgloss Review

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The limited edition Maybelline Salsa Sun Collection should be guest starring at your local drugstores. Keep in mine their are two separate displays for this release one contains the Maybelline Salsa Sun Color Collection and one contains the Maybelline Salsa Sun Lipgloss Collection. All of the pieces in both collections are limited edition so if you find that you’re lemming anything after this review, I’d highly suggest heading out to snag it because the few times I’ve seen the collection it has been very picked over with little to nothing left. Heck I had to visit two separate drugstores just to get some of the color and some of the glosses.

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Maybelline Color Sensational The Pearls Lipstick Review and Swatches

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Anyone try out the new Maybelline Color Sensational The Pearls Lipstick Collection yet? I was fiddling about with these several days ago at my local drugstore. I thank the makeup gods daily that Maybelline gifts us with Color Sensational Lipstick packaging that isn’t SEALED. I hate a sealed lipstick…OMG annoying. How am I supposed to know what it looks like if I can’t twist it up and have a little peeky?

Anyway….

Maybelline Color Sensational The Pearls Collection is basically the newest extension to the Sensational Lipstick line which sports a pearl finish. Now….I dunno if these are LE. I’m going to say no but I’m not really sure in all honesty.

After twisting up every single tube (there was a girl stocking in the aisle as I twisted, she must have thought I was loco) I came to the conclusion that these so reminded me of the MAC N Collection.

I HATED the N Collection. Way too modd-y nude for me. Well…moral of the story is The Pearls have some mod nude shades I so couldn’t pull off even if I wanted to.

However, I did strike gold with one shade which was Coral Gleam.

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