Mid-Range Makeup Brands
Looking to be as glam as that foxy little minx Dame Edna? I mean seriously who doesn’t simply adore her crash lilac hair and sparkling dresses!
Get cheeky with the MAC Dame Edna Collection after the jump!
I must admit that the MAC Dame Edna Collection definitely holds way more of my interest and attention than the MAC Hello Kitty Collection. I’m simply in love with the lilac packaging! Although the trio color selections aren’t exactly what I’d have liked to see (too similar to shades released already) I can’t deny they are quite Dame Edna themed to say the least. I’m particularly thrilled with the lippies and glosses in this color story as they look quite lovely. The beauty powders as well have caught my eye although I have heard stories that they are chalky but I’m not minding in the least and if worst comes to worst I can always pop them up and replace with my own pressed powder so I can enjoy the lovely lilac packaging!
All in all I see myself hauling a majority if not all of this collection! I really like the looks of it!
How about you?
Not so much?
Tell the Muse!
MAC Dame Edna debuts from MAC in January.
Further images and info about the MAC Chill Collection after the jump! Have a lookiee and tell me what you’re hauling!
MAC Chill Collection Eyeshadow
- Arctic Grey
- Mont Black
MAC Chill Lipglasses
- Naked Frost
- Frozen Dream
MAC Chill Collection Glitter
- Reflects Transparent Teal
- Reflects Antique Gold
MAC Chill Collection Penultimate Eyeliner
The Muse has fully embraced her “musey” personality for almost two years now on Musings of a Muse and it appears that Smashbox decided it was about time to tell the world how awesome the Muse truly is.
I’m almost but not quite positive that when Smashbox created it’s new Muse Collection they were thinking ALL about this Muse. Honestly who else could they have possibly been envisioning when going about the creative process of creating a Muse Collection right?
Read more about Smashbox Muse Collection after the jump….
The new Smashbox Muse Collection looks quite fun and funky but not completely what this Muse is all about however that does NOT stop me from wanting every single piece in the collection simply because it has my name…errr…I mean my alter ego’s name stamped all over it!
The collection consists of the following items:
Smashbox Muse Lip Paint $21 USD
Smashbox Muse Artist Eye Palette $48 USD
Smashbox Muse Cream Eyeliner Artist Pencil Set $36 USD
Smashbox Hybrid 2-in-1 Luminizing Primer $34 USD
It’s actually a pretty nice round up and I thought it was interesting that they included a pencil set as it’s abnormal to have sets such as this after the Holidays.
As you can see the Smashbox Muse Collection has a long way to go to be as uber fabulous and awesome as this Muse but it’ll pass. The Muse thinks she’ll take her chair and table and head to Sephora and the nearest Nordies and set up shop outside. As people purchase the collection the Muse will offer to autograph the boxes of the collection as who doesn’t want an autographed copy of a Muse Collection right?
Hmmm yes I believe I will do that….check for me at your local makeup counter soon!
If you’re want to be all Muse-like (but not as great as the Muse of course) you can head on over to Nordies and nab this collection now! It’s up and happily available for purchase.
What do you think?
Good enough for this Muse?
Tell your Muse!
More Steals and more Deals! Is your wallet feeling any lighter yet? Well brace yourself as Beauty Crunch has some ridiculously priced Stila on sale!
Beauty Crunch is hosting Stila’s Virtual Warehouse Sale this year and it’s some blockbuster pricing that the Muse sees! I know I need at least a few of the items that they have available!
More info after the jump on the sale!
As I mentioned above the prices are psychotic so if you’ve been holding out for a while or you have some extra cash stashed away that you got as a pressie this season, now would be a good time to get spending!
Take a lookiee:
Stila Gift of Glaze (Last Year’s edition) $5.50 USD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Stila Mandarin Mist $9 USD
Stila All Over Glow (Peachy or Pink versions) $7 USD
Stila The Complete Day to Night Look Talking Palette $10 USD
This is only a few of the items they have available! Tons more to choose from so best get over there before the news hits MUA and makeup forums! Everything is in stock now but who knows how long that will be! Happy Shopping!
There’s also Free Shipping on orders $50 and up! Click to start your hauling!
Hmmmm the Muse came across some interesting sales on Sephora today! Seems Sephora is axing Pop Beauty and Vincent Longo from the line up and slashing prices on LE Holiday goodies across the line!
And here we are with another sale……
Nothing is sacred this year and virtually everything, including luxury gifts, are getting the axe and experiencing an abnormal price cut! A reader mentioned that MAC in the UK is even having a sale…makeup sale in Europe? Unheard of!
Sephora appears to be doing it’s normal house cleaning by placing Pop Beauty and Vincent Longo on sale however they are also slashing prices on many, many gift sets! This is highly unusual and leads me to believe that the items simply didn’t sell well this year and they have to get rid of them somehow. Right now it’s 7 pages give or take a few pages for items that were already on sale such as Bourjois Paris and Sugar Cosmetics however I’m seeing big name brands on the sale list such as Stila, Urban Decay, even Fresh!
I’m curious what will happen as Christmas comes nearer and in fact passes for that matter. I’m guessing we are in for some serious discounts after the Holiday. We’ve seen some great sales this season but I think we are in for some SERIOUS sales come the New Year! Who knows this year you may see them giving away items for free during the semi-annuals! At this rate we are all going to need extra storage to stash away our ridiculous hauls.
Here’s some items that Sephora has slashed and that the Muse suspects will be slashed even further after Christmas.
Stila Shine on Gift of Glaze Regularly $28 USD now on sale for $22 USD
Urban Decay Essentials Regularly $39 USD now on sale for $25 USD
Philosophy Under the Mistletoe Ornament Lip Shine Gift Set Regularly $28 USD now on sale for $25 USD
Vincent Longo Diamante Quad Regularly $40 USD now on sale for $28 USD
Pop Rose Bell Blush Palette Regularly $28 USD now on sale for $19.60 USD
Too Faced World Domination Tour All Access Backstage Beauty Collection Regularly $42 USD now on sale for $34 USD
Tawaka “The Ball” Regularly $65 USD now on sale for $35 USD
Clickie for more items that are on sale!
Obviously the recession is the root of all evil in the cosmetic world because it’s causing some serious temptation to splash out major bucks to haul all we can at these prices! Sheesh! The Muse is being good and not indulging but she can’t say these aren’t some nice steals and deals that are popping up lately!
What about you?
Saving your cash for a rainy day?
Tell the Muse!