Make-up Reviews

Mary Kay NouriShine Plus Lip Gloss Review & Swatches

Mary Kay NouriShine Plus Lip Gloss

I’ve been on a Mary Kat kick lately so I purchased one of the Mary Kay NouriShine Plus Lip Gloss in Fancy Nancy to try out. Those damn True Dimensions Lipsticks changed my mind about Mary Kay and made me into a believer so now I’m on a mission to try everything lip related from the brand.

My journey starts with the Mary Kay NouriShine Plus Lip Gloss ($14) if this stuff is anywhere as good as the True Dimensions Lipstick I’m in for a treat.


MAC Calypso Beat Creamsheen Glass Review & Swatches

MAC Creamsheen Glass Calypso Beat

The MAC Tropical Taboo Collection includes four, limited edition shades of Creamsheen Glass in limited edition shades that are both new and repromoted colors.

I only actually tried one which was Calypso Beat. I’m always on the fence about the Creamsheen Glass formula. Sometimes I adore it and other times when I run across shades like Calypso Beat I’m kinda meh about it.

Let’s take a look!

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Five of the Best BB Creams Available in the US

Five of the Best BB Creams

Which are the five best BB Creams available right here in the US? That’s one of the most commonly asked questions on Musings of a Muse. Folks are curious which brands are putting out solid BB Creams formulas and which I’ve actually liked that are readily available here in the US. I’ve tried plenty that much is true but many don’t always impressed me so I made a list of five BB Creams I actually love and think are the very best of the best. BB Creams I personally use daily and enjoy the formula of.

So here’s five you might not have tried. Five that are readily available on counters now that you can purchase right here in the US without running around hunting out online stores, dealing with airmail fees, etc…

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Sephora Pro Visionary Precise Natural Powder Brush Review

Sephora Pro Visionary Precise Natural Powder Brush 121

The Sephora Pro Visionary Precise Natural Powder Brush #121 is kinda my new toy of the moment. I’m kinda loving EVERYTHING about the Pro Visionary Collection of brushes lately and this new Precise Natural Powder Brush def has my attention at the moment.

I don’t typically use powder all that much as I have drier skin. However, this brush actually makes me WANT to use powder.

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Lavshuca Candy Pop Shadow Review & Swatches

Lavshuca Candy Pop Shadow

Ahh you might remember the Lavshuca Candy Pop Shadow from earlier this Spring which launched in Japan. These new single eyeshadows from Japanese brand Lavshuca are a step outside the normal palettes that Lavshuca traditionally releases.

The really unique thing is the fact they come in both matte and shimmer shades. Matte drugstore eyeshadow isn’t terribly common from brands like Lavshuca. I’m not a fan of matte finish myself but the idea of Lavshuca doing matte shades was intriguing.

In the end, I ended up with the sparkly shades hehe…! But I definitely think it’s a fresh step in a new direction for Japanese brands to embrace more matte shades of eyeshadow.

Let’s take a look!