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Make Up For Ever Lift Concealer Review

To start off my review of concealers I thought I’d go with Make Up For Ever Lift Concealer since I use it often!

ALOT of hype surrounds Make Up For Ever’s Lift Concealer.

I couldn’t count the numerous reviews raving about this particular concealer that I’ve read all over the internet. I’m hear to say it lives up to most of the hype and does a damn fine job of concealing all your under eye woes.

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The concealer comes in five shades and although that’s not a big selection I think it’s safe to say you’ll find a match for your tone in the five available options. I use Pink Beige 1 which is the lightest shade available. One thing I don’t particularly like about the color is the fact that it’s a very fleshy shade with a tiny bit of unflattering beige to it, thankfully the color works well on my skin tone.

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Now the formula is pimped out as having skin-firming benefits however I haven’t experienced that. It also contains vitamins A and E which regenerate the skin but again I really haven’t noticed much of a difference in my eye area since using it other than the fact that it does a wonderful job of making me appear awake and fresh!

It virtually conceals all problem areas under my eyes. Dark circles, fine lines, and extra baggage literally disappear creating a flawless, wonderful finish for my makeup. The formula is extremely moisturizing however I don’t like how watery the product is and I’d have prefer a bit of a denser product. This blends easily and beautifully and as I said the color goes perfectly wonderful with my skin tone.

I’ve read many raves about how long the concealer holds out but I felt that I needed touching up after at least 3-4 hours or so. I’d have loved for it to last longer in all honesty but I guess we can’t expect miracles from a concealer but I did somewhat expect more from Make Up For Ever as a majority of their products are unstoppable, smudge-proof, waterproof, last all day items but I didn’t find that the case with the lift concealer.

Props to the great packaging that keeps your hands and fingertips away from the majority of the product. I actually don’t bother touching the tube at all. I simply dot some on with the long tipped applicator and blend with my fingers! This makes bacteria and germ obsessions a little bit less of a problem for the Muse.

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The concealer is $21 USD and for some that may be a bit of a high cost but personally I think the quality is brilliant and since the product is so pigmented a very little goes a long way which means you’ll be working on a tube for about 6 months to a year without having to replenish your supply.

I experienced no problem with the concealer creasing or becoming cakey. I also never noticed the product creeping into my fine lines which is a total plus for me as I always feel that as soon as concealer begins to crease into the fine lines it makes me appear older! The formula pretty much blends in perfectly well and does a very good job of actually concealing fine lines without settling into them.

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Although it’s not pure perfection the good outweighs the bad with Make Up For Ever Lift Concealer and I find I reach for it daily to make myself appear fresh, awake, and gorgeous.

I like it and I definately approve it for purchase! It’s definately part of my daily beauty ritual and does what it promises!

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Not holy grail material but definately good stuff!

The Muse likes it! Alot.

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L’Oreal Visible Lift Concealer Review

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Bath and Body Works Hello Sugar! Collection

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I check up on Bath and Body Works daily to see if any new Temptations have been released and during my regular visit I noticed they had a new line available. I could be wrong but maybe this new line will be replacing the regular Temptation Collection that we’ve been seeing for the past few years!

The new collection is entitled Hello Sugar! and looks very promising. I’m hoping that this smells like a sweetened, fruity, sour combination of lemon and sugar but I’m fearful this will be some sort of Fresh Lemon Sugar dupe (not that I don’t love Fresh Lemon but something different would be lovely) I’m very much in favor of the fruity, sweet version please!

The collection includes a three in one shower gel, a body spray, a shimmer body lotion, a body meringue, and a lipgloss. It’s only available in the Hello Sugar! fragrance but I’m hopeful they’ll extend the line to include other scents! I love the Tempation line but I don’t mind seeing something new like this pop up either!

Wanna try it?

Tell the Muse!

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Click to read about my review on the Fall and Winter Temptations Collection from Bath and Body Works!

Click here to discover a review on Bath and Body Works Sassy Strawberry Three in One Shower Gel!

Click here to see a sneak peek of Bath and Body Works Spring Collection 2008!

Click here to see some of the Holiday Temptations Collection from Bath and Body Works this past season!

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Holiday 2007

Urban Decay’s 24/7 Travel Eyeliner set may be on your wish list this holiday season and at $29 for the lot who doesn’t want it?

If you want to shell out an extra $6 you can nab the Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Mini Collection for $35.

Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Mini Collection as seen on Sephora
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The set includes 5 mini Aqua Eyes Eyeliners in vibrant shades that are very appealing to this girl!

Or you could always get both sets and call it a day!

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Make Up For Ever Diamonds For Ever Kit

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Ahh diamonds! All our favorite brands of cosmetics are promising to bling us out this season with diamonds icon wink

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Make Up For Ever wants in on the Diamond act so they created the lovely Diamonds For Ever Kit to make us sparkle and shine this Holiday Season!

This set is $49 and includes a vanity pouch, diamond powder, diamond shadow, mascara, eyeliner, and lipgloss! For some odd reason the price tag is putting me off for some reason. You do get a good bit of product for the price but I’ve seen other kits with a bit more for my buck!

My collection has a single Star Powder in it from Make Up For Ever and I must say that it’s super pigmented, blends a treat, and gives me a bit of sparkle which tempts me to purchase this collection!

I’m most definitely getting into all the diamond craze and hype this season!

Count the Muse as maybe wanting this cute little kit of sparkle and shine!

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