Lavshuca Sweet Up Cheeks Set Review, Swatches, Photos

Lavshuca Sweet Up Cheeks Set 1

Lavshuca is one of several brands under Kanebo. The brand is set apart by its princess-y packaging. I’ve always been a rather big fan of the brand but some of the product releases became repetitive so I hadn’t purchased anything from the brand in a while. I try not to miss their LE, special releases for the Holidays although they have changed considerably in recent years from really pretty palettes to coffrets that focus on eyes or lips, etc….

This year, their “coffret” spotlights cheeks with a cute set that includes a blusher and kabuki.

Lavshuca Sweet Up Cheeks Set 4

Let’s have a look!

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Avon Ultra Color Rich White Gold Lipstick Review, Swatches, Photos

Avon Ultra Color Rich White Gold Lipstick 10

About a week or two ago I recommended some Avon Ultra Color Rich White Gold Lipstick for stuffing stockings with. At $2.99 these are a steal.

I happen to love the “gold” range that Avon has done in the past. 24K Gold, Rose Gold, and now White Gold. All the collections have proved excellent in my opinion.

Here’s a little review and swatches of the White Gold Lipstick Collection!

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the Muse’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways 2011

The following giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much for entering to win!

12 Days of Christmas

Don’t forget we are up to Day 3 on my traditional 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! They’ll be new giveaways next week but if you haven’t already entered use the links below to do.

Good Luck!

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Stila Daydream Palette Review, Swatches, Photos

Stila Daydream Palette 4

Depending how you look at the Stila DayDream Palette it’s either really exciting or really ho-hum. I happen to fit into the realms of being kinda excited about it and kinda meh about it. Stila released a massive palette like this last year and I generally liked it but fast forward to this year and it gets a bit repetitive and easily duped.

I will say the Daydream palette, in terms of packaging, is visually pleasing. I say “visually” since it actually isn’t practical or user friendly in some cases but more on that later. The price is a very nice $18 as well so if you’re seeking to gift something a little special this is quite cute.

Let’s take a look!

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L’Oreal Magic Lumi Concealer Review, Swatches, Photos

LOreal Magic Lumi Concealer 1

L’Oreal has a brand new click pen concealer they released with their Magic Lumi Collection. I love click pens they just make application super easy and they are oh so portable for touch ups on the go. I know some folks feel they are breeding ground for bacteria particularly lipglosses in this style packaging but I can’t help but love how simple and easy to use they are.

I’m a concealer junkie, I mean, I probably have more concealers than I do eyeshadows (slight exaggeration for dramatic purposes) so I was all about checking this out but was a little wary since the Magic Lumi Collection is all about highlighting and illuminating. In most cases, concealers that are meant to illuminate end up looking crazy shimmery and adding shimmer under aging eyes, not a good idea peeps.

Let’s take a look and see if L’Oreal Magic Lumi Concealer is worth a go.

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