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Givenchy Parad’Eyes Fluid Eye Liner Poetique Lavender Review and Swatches

So the Muse is busy trying to take on liquid liner again. She hasn’t perfected her technique yet but she’s trying hard. In my bid to become a pro liquid liner I’m testing out the new Givenchy Parad’Eyes Fluid Eye Liner. I’m thinking in order to perfect the perfect cat eye I need expensive, posh, $27 dollar liquid liner. What better one to give a whirl than Givenchy’s? Right?

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I know the mentality behind my cosmetic Musings even baffles me.

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Stila Bronzing Tinted Moisturizer Review and Swatches

It was a pretty crummy Summer around this little city.  Rain almost every weekend, kinda chilly and damp.   I’m still in shock it’s nearly Fall now and really if you’re not officially counting I’d say that New York has already stepped right into the season within a flash of Labor Day being over.

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Me?

I adore Fall but I’m so not ready for it.  I’m still re-living my days of Summer especially cosmetic wise.   I can’t just let go of Summer quite yet which is why I’m still enjoying Stila Bronzing Tinted Moisturizer.   The good news is that little touches of Summer are pretty flattering seasonal shades for Fall.  The soft peachy glow of a bronzer will keep your face looking like you just stepped out of the sun but still manages to create an ethereal warmth that can only be associated with the falling leaves.

Jump ahead for a review, some swatches, and a babble or two.

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bareMinerals Radiance Rocks Review and Swatches

Some makeup is so terribly pretty.  Gorgeous packaging, delicious colors……but just because it’s pretty doesn’t always mean it’s great.

And so goes the case with the brand new bareMinerals Radiance Rocks Set that I recently purchased from Sephora.

Oh woe is me why can’t I love it?

Take the jump for the review and the cries of nay!

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Latest Obsession: Liptini Shimmering Lip and Cheek Tint Review and Swatches

“You are my obsession, I cannot sleep, I am a possession, unopened at your feet….”

Oh my god dude remember that song? So 80′s chic! Only in the 80′s can you wear big blond hair like that.

The Muse’s latest obsession? No, it’s nothing to do with thinking of ways to make you sleep with me. It’s Liptini Shimmering Lip and Cheek Stain.

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Likey!

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Too Faced Lip Luxury Free Love Review and Swatches

Urban Decay single handedly convinced me I need more nude pink shades of lipstick in my life with it’s newest color, Naked.

Suddenly, the Muse’s dreams are filled with visions of naked, nude pink shades for my lips. And than Too Faced Lip Luxury in Free Love stepped into my life….!


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Oh my god dude this lipstick is champagne-infused….w00t! I’m going to party like it’s 1999 tonight. Ha!

But no seriously it really is inflused with champagne…interesting concept eh? I’ve been meaning to try Too Faced Lip Luxury for a fair while now so I’m happy to finally test it out.

It’s quite a nice lippie. Good formula with a smooth application. Very creamy and moisturizing, good pigmentation as well. It’s incredibly lightweight with a shimmering, sparkling finish.

Of course, the Muse is all about the packaging. It comes in metallic pink tube with a diamond colored rhinestone on the top of the cap. Loves it!


But after all this the very best part is the new shade for Fall entitled Free Love. It’s a sweet pale pink shade that’s incredible beautiful on lips. It’s not dramatic, it’s not bold, it’s simply a sweet pink that makes lips look fuller, prettier, and just girlish.

Now it’s not Naked by any means and the Muse does so think you need both Naked and Free Love in your beauty arsenal this season! Where as Naked is more of a perfect pale pink minus shimmer, Free Love is a sparkling nude shade that’s subtle and mod chic.

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If you’re a lover of nude pink lips Too Faced Lip Luxury in Free Love will be your best girlfriend this season. Pair it up with a cat eye or a dramatic smoky!

Loves it!

Muse Approval for purchase.

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