Smashbox Pro Waterproof Second Skin Concealer Review and Swatches

I’m in a constant battle with dark circles, bane of my utter bloody existence. The makeup gods look down on me and cackle punishing me with not only dark circles but puffiness. I think I’m in more of a battle with the bulge (puffiness) than I am with dark circles most days of my life.

So of course I’m all about trying as many concealers as my make up life permits. I have about 25 different concealers that I rotate daily to see which gets me the most flawless look of all and I’m constantly trying new ones. Smashbox Pro Waterproof Second Skin Concealer is one that recently crossed my dark circle path and I’ve been having a little test with it this week and I gotta say for those of you with dark circles you’ll probably likey this little guy alot.

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Soap & Glory Night In Shining Armour Review

Dear Soap and Glory,

Dude, what up?

I was at Target two weeks ago and I gotta say your display is looking all kinds of poorly. Each time I pass it, less and less product is available. The Muse is starting to grow cold and alone without you at my local Target.

Whatever will I do?

You’re taking way too long to announce your new retailer and honestly, I’m starting to get worried. I really do not want to arrange flights to England simply to shop Soap and Glory at Boots, it’s too costly! Although maybe some other readers of Musings might want to help spring for a jet….but if I can’t get the funds together for that, won’t you please consider getting your new retail information up soon?

k, thanks.

Tea together soon?

Love ya!

xoxo
the Muse

Yeah, well, Soap and Glory still hasn’t announced its new retailer and lord knows I’m having bad cases of withdrawal, oh so this is what it feels like to come down from meth, ok, not that bad, totally dramatic moment there.

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Hopefully we don’t have to wait much longer but while we do want a review of Soap & Glory Night In Shining Armour?

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Lush Cosmetics Gorgeous Moisturizer Review

As I blogger I tend to test WAY too much makeup, skincare, fragrance, and beauty bits and bobs. One thing I never did get into testing was skincare. For a very long time, I avoided trying out new lotions and potions because I always blamed my great skin on Lush Cosmetics and was quite happy with my skincare regime from them.

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About a year and a half into my adventures on Musings I started to testing way too much skincare from various brands. I was switching up my moisturizer, my toner, and just about everything else. I dunno what prompted me to cheat on Lush when I was so very die hard, faithful to them for such a long time……

Last month I realized that I needed to embraced my Lush again because my skin just wasn’t looking as great as it did when I was using it. Dullness, oily forehead, and even tiny break outs on my jaw line were some of the problems I had been experiencing after leaving my beloved Lush behind.

Although I’ve shared with you my secrets of Lush in the past, I’ve never really sat down and reviewed the items I’ve spoken about in past posts and I think that needs to be changed right now.

Because everyone should about the joys of great skin care.

Jump ahead to learn about my HG (holy grail) moisturizer from Lush!

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Sephora by OPI Havana Nights Mini Collection

I wanna go to Havana someday.

I’ve traveled alot in my day but I’ve never been to Havana. Do you think it’s all Copacabana-like with Lola, Rico, and Tony? God, I hope so. I’d dance the night away with yellow feathers in my hair, you can be damn sure of that!

Until I get to Havana, I’ll have to settle for the Sephora by OPI Havana Nights Mini Collection to give me that sizzle of Cuban heat!

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Stila Custom Color Blush Review and Swatches

Ahhhh pink. For a long time it was my signature shade of choice. Pink always gives my cheeks a youthful glow so I’m all over it like white on rice. The Stila Fall Collection 2010 has released and it’s all about that perfect shade of color for cheeks.

Now, I don’t really commonly associate the shade of pink with Fall but I can’t deny that I’m really loving hard on the Stila Custom Color Blush.

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