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Stila Summer Collection 2009: Stila Indian Summer Collection

Summer is all about hues of shimmering gold, bronze, and coppers. Infusing all these gorgeous shades the Stila Summer Collection Indian Summer takes a dip into the exotic beauties of India.

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Stila Indian Summer is simply thrilling for me as I’m enjoying the various shades of shimmering golds and bronze paired up with ruby lips and gently flushed cheeks, this collection is pure perfection for the warm weather ahead.

Stila Charmed Palette is a grouping of rich metallic jewel tones with an infusion of genuine 24 Karat to paint eye lids with the colors of Summer. This gold paper-wrapped palette houses four shimmering shades and will be $28 USD.

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Infusing it’s new lip gloss with 24 Karat gold leaf surely is a gift from the gods. Stila 24 Karat Lip Gloss is available in four glimmering shades to paint lips with a touch of golden color. Available for $22 USD each.

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Stila Golden Noir Smudge Pot is the perfect black liner but with a hint of golden sparkle to light eyes up! Available for $20 USD

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Stila Marigold Convertible Color Duo is the newest addition to the Convertible Color family. A shade of shimmering marigold and a darker bronze shade await you! Swipe on the bronze to create a perfectly tan canvas and top with the shimmering marigold to create a highlight of Summer sun on cheeks and face! Available for $25 USD

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Well, wow. This collection is simply gorgeous isn’t it? I’m quite excited to see this in person. The colors all have me rather hyper for the release. If all the Summer Collections turn out as good this one we are in for a good season ahead!

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Stila Cosmetics 20% Off

Just a quick question.

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Have you got your Stila Barbie on yet? The Muse has and may possibly kick herself for it.

Step ahead for the deets!

Get your Stila Barbie on with 20% Off and Free Shipping..well hello thanks alot after I paid full price at Sephora.

Sigh so the life of a Muse goes…it’s unjust, it’s unfair, it’s just not right! Well, at least you guys can take full advantage of Barbie now with the 20% Off! Spend as much as you want and nab it all, Barbie or otherwise, and get 20% Off at Stila.

Hit up www.stilacosmetics.com and enter promo code STIMULUS to snag your 20% Off!

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Hey, it’s like getting one can free! Damn, wish I waited *sniff*

Get hauling and come back to tell me about it? I’m trying to be good and not order…maybe….sorta….

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Stila Convertible Mascara Review

Is it terribly weird that while I was testing out Stila Convertible Color Mascara I was thinking of convertibles and the Hoff?


I dunno what it is but convertibles just remind me of that catchy little ditty by David….I hear he’s big in Japan.

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Stila Convertible color is embracing the crazy tube technology that’s taking the mascara world by storm at the moment. Not fibers kids but tubes!

The unique polymer formula encases puny lashes in a tiny smudge-proof, water-proof “tube” that binds each lash and offers longer, defined lashes that can take on the world and the Hoff if worst comes to worst without flaking, smudging, or creating terrorizing raccoon eyes!

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I don’t claim to know why Stila dubs everything with convertible lately but the Muse likes to think they too were thinking of the Hoff and his hawt car when creating this mascara. The Stila Convertible Mascara is a dual-ended brush that works at offering volume to both top lashes and lower lashes for that no lash left behind feeling (our x-President would be pride I’m sure!).

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I generally like the idea of a double ended wand that performs separately to lengthen my top and lower lashes. Considering that each brush is made specifically for separate functions I somehow wish that all my mascaras sported a similar feature as I always have a hell of a hard time getting to those naughty lower lashes without causing a hot mess. The upper lash applicator is a nice size brush that grasps lashes quite well and sweeps them upwards and outwards while the secondary lower lash applicator is thinner in size and has a straight line for snagging those hard to reach lashes.

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The mascara isn’t particularly wow inspiring. It does volumize and it does offer length but it’s nothing too dramatic. I recommend it for anyone that doesn’t like the irritating feeling of fiber based mascaras as this is a nice light weight formula that will offer good volume to puny lashes without weighting them down or making them feel “hard”. For me personally tube mascaras are probably thee most awesome find considering how much I hate the feeling of fiber mascaras.

This offers plenty of bells and whistles such as being smudge-proof and water resistant while offering definition, length, and volume but I can’t help but feel the overall effect wasn’t particularly amazing. I’m not too big a fan of a more natural lash look and this is exactly the finished result that Stila Convertible Mascara offers.

All in all quite a nice product but I prefer L’Oreal Double Extend Mascara as it’s cheaper and offers more of a dramatic result than this did. It was worth testing out just so I could compare “convertible mascara” to David’s popular “Get Into My Car” song. Bless that man.

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Stila Plumping Lip Glaze Set

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Oh hells yes I want this Stila Plumping Lip Glaze Set!

The Muse loves Stila Lip Glaze so she’s loving the idea of a plumping formula of lip glaze! Bring it on baby!

How did this find fall off my radar? Released for Valentine’s Day, Stila has a set of three Stila Plumping Lip Glaze for $32 USD!

Check the flavs:
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The flavors sounds fantastic and it’s a real steal for the kit too as the cost per a gloss comes out nice and cheap!

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I’m feeling tempted!

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Stila Pomegranate Crush Review

Although I’ve already reviewed Stila Pomegranate Crush this past Holiday Season, I couldn’t help but bring it out to play again as it is after all an official release for Stila Spring 2009.

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I’m a big lover of Stila Cherry Crush so when I first got the chance to try an early release of Stila Pomegranate Crush I was dashing around circles in excitement. Stila Cherry Crush scored major points with the Muse so she had all sorts of high hopes for Stila Pomegranate Crush.

It just so happens that I fell hard for Stila Pomegranate Crush almost instantly and think it deserves a re-review for Spring!

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The product comes housed in an awesome little click pen and applies easy to both face and cheeks with a quick stroke of the brush. I love the packaging however I did have some reserves about using the same item on my face that I had just used on my lips….sooooooooo to solve my dilemma and my anal germ obsession I’m happily sporting two of the pens one of which I use on my face and the other on my lips.

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Pomegranate Crush is deeper in color when compared to Cherry Crush. It’s a much richer pink and gives cheeks that perfect natural flush that makes you look like you’ve just been kissed, just stepped out of the cold, or just been pinched on the cheeks. Taking all three of those things and bottling them up into a click pen is sheer genius. Pinched cheeks are absolutely essential for a youthful, fresh, natural look in the Muse’s opinion and very flattering for Spring.

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The formula is a gel base and not at all drying on the lips or the skin. I did think Cherry Crush was tastier where as this doesn’t have too much of a scent or taste. I actually like both Pom and Cherry Crush better than I do Benetint as the packaging is super travel friendly and the color is more natural and pigmented.

Stila Pomegranate Crush is one of those great items to have in your purse for a quick burst of color onto cheeks to make you go from the stress of eight hours of work to the natural, freshness of a well rested you. It’s a simple, little to no makeup look that makes life simple and makes you look fabulously gorgeous. Can’t name many products that do all that with a simple twist of a pen!

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I absolutely adore it and it’s Muse Approved for purchase! Def a Spring and Summer essential!

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