A few weeks ago I had told you about DuWop’s newest gloss entitled Moon Venom. Click for details.
The thing with Lip Venom is you either really love and appreciate it or you loath it. It’s really that simple. I fall into the love group. Some people find that the sting is a bit too much to handle and that’s especially the case if you’re sensitive. I’m not sensitive at all and I find the bite from Lip Venom quite nice.
I have all the Lip Venoms they have released up until now and when Moon Venom popped up that too got quickly added to my collection. Each release is different from the last in sparkle. That’s about the only difference in the glosses. They all taste the same, they all give the same clear glossy look, they all work the same to plump your lips up however each has a sheer sparkle to them that’s quite different. Flash Venom comes in versions of gold and silver sparkle while Pink Shimmer Venom, you guessed it, comes in a pink shimmering version.
Moon Venom falls somewhat into the Flash Venom category as it’s a similar silver however it’s a bit more of an intense sparkle to it so it looks almost iridescent when applied instead of just straight silver sparkle. All in all it’s quite lovely.
It does it’s normal duty of making my lips look just bitten plus I get the added bonus of such a beautiful sparkle. At $17USD for such a small tube it’s a bit costly however I find these last literally for ages on end so it’s quite inexpensive for getting so little product that lasts for so long. I use my regular Lip Venom for one to two touch-ups daily and it’s about a year old!
Moon Venom is mostly definately a Muse Approved item! But be warned it packs a mighty bite!
Peter celebrated his 64th with a little Lush!
Look at the glow on his face after receiving a Green Green Bubble Bar from Lush!
I have no idea what he’s doing with the soap but I believe he’s taking a little sniff either that or he thought he could eat it! One never knows with Peter. The grapevine has told me he ate a bit of the Lush popcorn packaging and soon after realized “soap” flavored popcorn is not all that great for a snack!
This has to convince you to buy some bubble bars and soap from Lush now right?
If you haven’t been with the Muse since the start of her little blog you might be a bit confused as to who this character is. Confused? Mystery solved by clicking here.
Peter’s girlfriend Dorothy expressing her enthusiasm for Britain! I imagine she’s thinking to herself “Let’s do it for England kids!” I nicked that expression from someone sorry it was just too good not to add in!
I’m sorry I just generally enjoyed this shot and had to throw it into the mix! I had told Jonny that it would’ve been even better had she strolled out just wearing the British flag and naught else (I’m positive Peter would have loved that too)!
This pictures remind me how long and in between it’s been since I last talked to Peter . You won’t meet a better man to match wits with then him!
Sadly, Peter, once in love and lust with me, has left me for his beautiful Dorothy. I try hard not to be too jealous as they traipse across England together living happily ever after!
I’m kidding, I’m kidding!
I haven’t really jumped on board when it comes to Napoleon Perdis. Many of the products get rave reviews but I personally haven’t seen too much to wow me after testing the items at my local Sephora.
Honestly, many of the products sounded awesome such as the China Doll Foundation and Concealer.
Thankfully I didn’t get crazy and order these items online because it turns out that some are downright awful. At least to my eyes. The concealers and foundations are a weird off orange color that remind me of a sixty year old ex-socialite with a bad orange tan from Miami (Kinda how I picture Paris Hilton in 30 Years).
An example of what I mean:
We love you Donatella but SPF is always in fashion my dear!
Actually, come to think of it many of the foundations sorta match Napoleon Perdis’s spray on tan.
To get an idea of some of the colors of China Doll Foundation picture Napoleon Perdis as he is here but with more of an orange overcoat!
I’m honestly not being brutal or dissing this brand just for the sake of it. I really felt like the products weren’t at all that great. I was pretty shocked at the colors. Who wears this stuff? For serious.
I will say that some products were damn right good and one of which has made it to my Latest Obsession list. I ended up purchasing one Eye Patrol in the color Private Angel. I honestly wanted every single color in the Eye Patrol line. The colors are delightfully sheer yet full of sparkle!
Private Angel is thee perfect gold I’ve had the pleasure of owning. It’s a gold color infused with a million little bits of finely milled shimmer. It’s really a versatile color that can be used standing all alone by itself with a bit of liner and mascara or as a base for a more dramatic color or as a highbrow color to light up your current look!
For all Napoleon Perdis’s faults I’m saying the line redeems itself with these great shadows!
However, I do predict that these products will sooner or later fall victim to the 75% off Sale at Sephora! I’ll be waiting in the wings to snatch up some more Eye Patrol shadows until then!
Do check them out!
Have some already?
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I happened to plop this in my cart when shopping for Benefit Throb powder.
Meet Cherry Crush, a brand new lip and cheek stain from Stila:
I’m always on the lip and cheek stain bandwagon and this would be no exception as it looks pretty great. Expect a review shortly when I get mine but for now I will say it’s looking rather nice!
It’s $24 which is a bit much but I’m hoping this turns into the perfect natural red flush for my lips and cheeks!
I know I do! Can’t wait to get my hands on it!
I’m positive all my MAC junkies already know but here’s the newsflash anyway. MAC’s newest color story, Sculpt and Shape, is available online and in stores this week.
I personally don’t contour my face so this collection is somewhat useless to me sadly. I actually really should because my face is round and a little contouring and sculpting could make me appear a bit longer in face but ado I don’t partake.
However, these new sculpting powders do intrigue me and the fact that Stila and a few other companies have released similar powders this year really has me wanting to possibly buy a compact.
I know I probably won’t because the fact of the matter is I’m packing so much (primer, rice powder, foundation, concealer, whisper setting powder, my secret whitening agent that I’d have to kill you if I told you what it is! Etc…Etc…) rubbish on my face as is I really don’t need sculpting powder added to that lot! It always fascinates me how much I end up with on my face in one sitting but thankfully it appears quite flawless and not caked on! Phew!
But that doesn’t make me any less curious what I’d look like if I contoured my face a bit!
MAC’s duos are pretty cheap so if you’re wanting (or already do) contour your face you must be happy about this!
I know of at least one person that’s excited to see these powders available and she’s already purchased one already! Visit with Vanessa at Nessasary Makeup by clicking here to view her tutorial on sculpting and contouring! Vanessa is a big believer in contouring her face and she does a fab job of it! It’s quite well done and may make you want to dive in and purchase some of these powders!
Do you contour your face?
Tell the Muse!