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Beauty News: Stila Cosmetics Acquired

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Stila’s website being down for two weeks or so now had us all worried about it’s future! But have no fear, Stila’s on the mend!

Jump ahead for the beauty news!

Trading News and WWD reports that Stila has been acquired by Patriarch Partners, the deal is supposed to be finalized today. Troubled Stila was taken over from Sun Capital in a foreclosure sale.

See? We may still yet get that awesome Stila Summer Collection!

Happy?

I know I am.

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Stila Marigold Convertible Color Duo Review and Swatches

The Muse is absolutely loving the Stila Summer Collection so much. It’s possibly one of my favorite releases this year for Summer with its shimmering gold and bronze shades. Almost everything released was a win for this Muse. I’ve been busy testing it all out and today I’m bringing you a review of the brand new Stila Marigold Convertible Color Duo!

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One part bronzer and one part shimmering convertible color are combined to create Stila Marigold Convertible Color Duo. Creating a creamy shade of convertible color in a bronzer is ideal as it’s virtually sweat proof, tear proof, and Summer-wear proof! This isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon.

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The duo comes with a strong matte bronze shade and a shimmering bronze shade (think shiny new penny). I do think I’d probably avoid this if it contained only the matte bronze color as I can’t pull off such a deep shade of bronze on my face. By combining the two shades though you’ll get a very nice healthy flush of peach. To start my look I add a touch of the matte shade to my cheeks and blend and proceed to place some of the shimmering shade on top as this lightens up the muddiness of the matte shade and creates more of a peachy, sunny glow. The duo together is gorgeous but as I said I doubt I’d ever be able to use just the matte shade as it’s too strong a color to use on it’s own. The appeal of the product is definitely in the fact that it comes with two beautiful shades that when cocktailed together create a perfect sun kissed glow.

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If you’re looking for that perfect compact to give your cheeks a bit of Summer glow, look no further than Stila Marigold Convertible Color Duo! It’s a great solution for long wearing, Summer proof-makeup that’s perfect for that beach glow. The Muse likes it, alot!

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I slipped a quickie eye shot in too! That’s DuWop’s trio on my eyes, god I freaking love that palette!

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Steal It: Stila Lip Glaze Collection

I’m kinda feeling the love for Beauty Crunch’s Stila Lip Glaze Collection!

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This awesome collection features 8 full suze Stila Lip Glaze Sticks with a sharpener all packaged together for $17 USD! Sweet Deal!

Colors included are Orange, Peach, Fruit Punch, Black Berry, Brown Sugar, Gingerbread, Berry, and Plum!

Wonder if they taste as good as they sound?

Beauty Crunch warns that I should buy it before I regret it and I imagine they are right as a deal like this can’t last.

Go Steal it kids!

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Up and Coming at Musings

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Be curious no longer! Look inside the Muse’s schedule to see what’s up and coming at Musings!

I have a packed schedule and a slew of things to get to so brace yourself as they are all up and coming as soon as the Muse can get them to you! Here’s a peek at what I am working (and testing out now) on!

KATE Spring Collection 2009 Review
Lipstick Queen Oxymoron Matte Gloss Review and Swatches
Lipstick Queen Big Bang Theory Review and Swatches
Eye Wrinkle Cream Round Up: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in the Eye Cream World
Stila Indian Summer Review and Swatches
More Kenzo Skincare Reviews
Pacifica Bath and Body Collection
Dior Summer Collection 2009
More Dianne Brill Reviews
More Taiwanese Brand Cosmetic Reviews Plus a Taiwan BB Cream you won’t want to live without!
My brand new Etsy Musings Category!

This is just a sneak peek for what’s ahead! Believe me their is a ton more to get too! I’ll be pumping the reviews out as quickly as my little hands can get to ‘em!

If you have suggestions of product reviews you’d like to see e-mail ‘em or comment below! I’ll be happy to consider your suggestion for use!

Hope you’re as excited as I am about the upcoming posts!

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Stila Summer Collection 2009: Stila Bronze Collection

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Stila coming at us this Summer with a slew of new items that are sure to please the sun lovers!

Jump ahead to read the details!

I’ve already introduced you to the Stila Indian Summer Collection (the lipglosses from this collection are stunning! Can’t wait to review for you guys!) for Summer 2009 and I’ve reviewed Stila Mango Crush Lip and Cheek Stain as well. Today, I’ll introduce you to a few of the point items released with Stila Summer that will give you glowing bronze skin this season!

I’m quite excited about the Stila Bronze Collection even thought I’m not a fan of bronzers. The promise of a shimmering 24 Karat Gold finish makes me think of my great love of Urban Decay Half Baked Bronzer so I’m quite curious to try this line up. Sparkling gold and bronzer=likey very much!

Stila Bronzing Tinted Moisturizer is infused with 24 Karat Gold for shimmering bronzed skin this season. Provides an SPF 15 for a beaming, flawless face. $32 USD

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Stila Loose Mineral Bronzing Powder with 24 Karat Gold is a natural origin finishing powder to create warm skin with a simple dusting of powder! $34 USD

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Also available is the old pressed bronzer powder. This is a new style palette but same great formula as the last release.

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Even a Muse can be tempted by this selection of goodies…hey it promises 24 Karat Gold…I can dig that!

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Want it?

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