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Coastal Scents Professional Blush Palette Review, Swatches, Photos

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Coastal Scents fans step right up! I know some of you have been really eager for some reviews from Coastal Scents but I’ve been a bit apprehensive about trying it out for size. Those mega palettes kinda scare me but they sure are hyped up in a major way across beauty blogs everywhere.

After getting many requests requesting some reviews from Coastal Scents I decided it was about time to bite the bullet. So expect a few reviews upcoming…

What do you think of Coastal Scents?

Fan girl?

Hell no?

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Jump ahead to read my review on the Coastal Scents Professional Blush Palette.

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Chanel Les Tentations de Chanel Holiday 2010 Review, Swatches, Photos

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Ahh Chanel spicing things up this year with their Les Tentations de Chanel Holiday Collection 2010. It doesn’t quite meet the traditional standards in our Holiday makeup world does it?

Delicate shades of brown, pops of pink, and hints of bronze make up Chanel Holiday 2010 and one gets more of a vibe of Spring than Holiday at first glance. But try it out for size and flushed cheeks and a fierce smoky brown eye later and you’ll agree this does indeed speak the language of Winter.

Did you haul it?

What did you think?

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NYX Blush Desert Rose Review, Swatches, Photos

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I did a little too much damage during the 50% off site wide sale at NYX during Thanksgiving weekend. Ouch! But who resist at these prices?

Anyone haul?

Whatcha get?

I was excited to haul some of the mega palettes they had and I gotta tell you, so far, I’m not disappointed!

Anyway….

Even if you missed the sale, NYX still calls to the beauty budget souls among us. Check out their blush if you’re seeking pigmented yet wallet friendly.

I tried the shade Desert Rose and loved it!

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Wet n Wild Color Icon Blusher Review, Swatches, Photos

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I used to stick to the high end road on Musings for a very long time but many of you expressed more budget friendly posts and thus my adventures in drugstore land began. I’m lucky the walls don’t crumble down around me when I walk into a drugstore because lord knows I avoid the makeup aisles at the local shops like the plague.

But lately….

Things have improved and brands are definitely competing with their more higher end sisters. So Beauty and a Budget is definitely a regular deal around these parts and I’m ever so happy to bring you a great deal on makeup that has high quality to back it up!

One such item, Wet n Wild Color Icon Blusher. Can you say wicked good?

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Bare Escentuals The Perfect Gift Collection Review, Swatches, Photos

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I gotta admit that I thought the Bare Escentuals The Perfect Gift Collection was an ickle boring but part of it’s appeal was 1. it’s packaging and 2. its auto delivery status on QVC.

Basically Bare Escentuals packaged this up on an auto delivery which offered new seasonal colors every few months. Fabulous gift in my humblest which is why I ordered some as just that but I couldn’t go without getting one for myself because they came in a hat box. Gush! Totally slayed me. Couldn’t resist that kinda packaging. I know, I know I shouldn’t give into the packaging demons but I couldn’t resist plus hey it was a mere $36 dollars for several full size BE products. Not a bad deal all around.

But the colors…well they are a bit meh but wait until you see them in action!

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