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Beauty on a Budget: Avon Color Trend Lip Duo Lipstick & Lip Gloss Review and Swatches


Avon is keeping it cheap and cute with it’s new Avon Color Trend Lip Duo Lipstick & Lip Gloss. This dual sided lip gadget has a lipstick on end and a gloss on the other, sweet the Muse loves techy beauty finds!

Click ahead to hear my thoughts.

This little guy is available in four separate shades for a mere $3.25 each. These aren’t a big size but they have just enough product for toting around with you for quickie touch ups. The novelty is the dual-end design which lets you smooth on a nourishing lip color and top it with a shiny gloss.

The lipstick side of the product is quite sheer and subtle where as the gloss is decently pigmented. You’d think this would be reversed with the lipstick sporting the richer pigmentation but it does manage to work as the lipstick acts more as a balm and a prep for lips prior to gloss application.


The color I tried Pink Fizz Duo which has a gloss that’s lilac pink is color and a frosty baby pink shade of lipstick.


Neither product is flavored so those who aren’t a fan of scented, flavored lip products will be relieved. The texture of both the gloss and the lipstick is nicely moisturizing for it’s beauty budget price tag.

Overall, Avon Color Trend Lip Duo Lipstick & Lip Gloss is a rather cute, inexpensive beauty find for throwing into your bag for touch ups on the go or if you have a bit of an oral fixation and always find yourself applying and reapplying balms or gloss this should appeal.

Likey!

Available now from Avon.

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Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus Expedition Review

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There is nothing as evil as bugs. Ugh. Spiders, beetles, and other creepy crawlers just freak me the heck out. Squeal! I was much more tolerate of bug’ems growing up as a tomboy but as I got older the tolerance got lower and lower and now I’m just deadly scares of bugs. I remember growing up circa the 1900′s, my mum used to hose me down with Skin So Soft before going out to catch lightning bugs with friends (omg! lightning bugs how horrifying! I almost swallowed one once but that’s a story for another day)….I dunno what the deal was but Skin So Soft was the miracle cure for keeping mosquitoes at bay…no worries my mum wasn’t nuts as all the mother’s did the same thing!

But thankfully we aren’t as primitive nowadays and Avon Skin So Soft has a bug guard that’s actually MEANT to use with bugs. My mum is rejoicing right now I’m sure.

This is so for me because I’m a mosquito magnet, indeed they vant to suck my blood. Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard Plus Expedition not only contains anti-bug’em repellent but also has an SPF of 30. Cool protects me from bugs and the sun, likey!

This 2 in 1 spray offers 8 hours of protection against mosquitoes, snags, flies, and other strange flying creatures that are fascinated with your blood or just want to hang out on your arm or leg. The formula is available in a gentle unscented spray or a Gentle Breeze fragrance.

If you’re outdoors alot in the evenings and the mosquitoes are buzzing around you pick up a can of Avon Skin So Soft Bug Guard to keep both the bugs and the sun at bay.


Available now from Avon for $14.

What about you?

Hate bugs?

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This or That: Cheap Alternatives

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Check out a few ways to save a buck with some cheaper cosmetic alternatives!

Your wallet will thank you.

Check ‘em after the jump!

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You could indulge in a gorgeous tube of Urban Decay Midnight Cowboy Body Shimmer Lotion for $28 bucks.

Or you can cheap it up a bit by buying an inexpensive large body lotion at your local drugstore and mixing it with a little bit of Ben Nye Lumiere Luxe Loose Powder. Total cost, around $14 bucks or less.

You could indulge in the new Bobbi Brown Face Touch Up Stick for $22

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Or you can cheap it up a bit and get a $6 buck Avon Ideal Shade Concealer Stick!

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$24 bucks gets you a 5oz bottle of Shu Depsea Water Facial Mist….

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$12 bucks snags you a 6.3oz bottle of C.O. Bigelow Vitamin Boost Mist….you do the math!

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By Terry Baume de Rose is so luscious but $60 could prove too much to indulge for some!

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Try Smith’s Rosebud Salve for $6 bucks and save yourself $54 bucks!

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Want It: Avon Glazewear Liquid Lip Color in Coral Beat

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I’m trying to recall, don’t interupt my flow here, if I ever tried Avon Glazewear. I think I have but maybe not?

Anyway the point is I really wants Avon Glazewear Liquid Lip Color in the newest shade, Coral Beat!

Check it after the jump!

Avon says that Coral Beauty is the color I should be wearing this Summer and I couldn’t agree more. Loving all over this flattering shade of coral with a kiss of orange! Likey! Plus it’s $6 bucks (or $1.99 with two other select purchases), seriously can I really go wrong for that price? If it doesn’t work out I won’t feel nearly as guilty if I dished out $20 or more right?

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Yes, I think I shall make Coral Beat mine soon.

Anyone likey?

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Summer Loving Giveaway: Avon Beyond Color Plumping Lip Color

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Another day, another giveaway! This one is for an Avon Beyond Color Plumping Lip Color? Want it? Subscribe to my feed and you’ll be alerted via e-mail if you win! If you’re already a subscriber you’re already entered, no need to do anything!


The winner will be announced next week!

As always it’s open to everyone within the US and abroad.

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Good Luck!

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