Prescriptives Friends and Family 30% Off Coupon Code

You should be stealing Prescriptives at 30% off your total purchase right now chicas! Get 30% Off during the Prescriptives Friends and Family Event using promo code FRIEND09.

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Happy Haulin’!

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Beauty News: Bourjois Paris Launches Makeup Removers and Cleansers

The Irish Beauty Blog girls have the scoop on the new Bourjois Launch Makeup Removers and Cleansers that release this Fall in the UK. Gawd, I hate that we don’t get any of the good stuff here!

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Here’s the deets:
Bourjois Paris Fresh Cleansing Milk (suitable for dry)
Bourjois Paris Vitamin Enriched Toner
Bourjois Paris Express Eye Makeup Remover (two-phase formula to remove all types of eye makeup)
Bourjois Paris Foaming Cleansing Cream (suitable for dry)
Bourjois Paris Express Cleansing Wipes

The Muse thinks she needs it all. I guess I’ll have to be hunting down a clever Brit to snag me some of the goods upon release.

Now if we could only tempt Bourjois back to US waters…..

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Illamasqua Dystopia Fall Collection 2009

An edgy, mysterious, unexpected Fall Collection from Illamasqua? Sounds about right to this Muse’s ears.

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Illamasqua reports on it’s new Fall Collection entitled Dystopia on it’s official blog and things are looking interesting.

Click to read the deets!

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Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation Review


Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation gets a bad wrap on most reviews the Muse has read but I’ll tell you a secret…shhh…I kinda dig it!

Jump ahead for my review.

When the Muse is feeling all lazy and isn’t up for a whole face of makeup she uses a dab of Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation and calls it a day.

Before I tell you why I like it let me get the bad stuff out of the way. One, it’s likely going to settle into fine lines or large pores if you sport either. Two, it’s not going to mattify your skin, yes the name says matte, but I experienced no oil control when using it.


I hear so many reviews of how people look made up with this on and how it has a cakey finish and honestly I’ve experienced none of this. A simple dab will do you well so yes if you proceed to slather this on as you would a normal foundation chances are you will be made up. However, a simple dab or two and you’ll be golden. This is the kinda foundation I dig for the days I’m being lazy. It’s an ideal foundation for anyone who doesn’t need nor desire a ton of coverage. It doesn’t wear incredibly long but it’s great for running errands with or heading out for a quick bite, etc….as it evens out skin tone and creates a good canvas for a simple blush or cheek stain. It’s my minimal makeup product of choice.

The formula is a thick, whipped mousse that blends quite nicely onto my skin. I don’t have fine lines nor do I have large pores so it absorbs easily, mess-free, without settling on my face like a mask. It feels incredibly silky and almost silicon-like. It’s pretty pigmented and evens out my tone well erasing dullness and creating a good canvas for makeup. I tend to wear very minimal makeup when I use it as I don’t think it’ll hold well with a whole load of makeup but for use with a bit of cheek stain or powder blush it’s perfection.


I’m not keen on the packaging as I’m a germ-a-phobe so dipping my fingers into a pot to apply isn’t my ideal idea of good packaging. I tend to use a disposable sponge with each use that way I can get a dab on a new sponge without handling the product and creating a breeding playground for bacteria. After use I simply toss the sponge.

A find one or two dabs can do my entire face and I’m left looking quite flawless and ready for blush. As I mentioned above it doesn’t wear incredibly long and feels like it melts off after about 2-3 hours of use but for the days I’m just running to the grocery or something unimportant it’s great as I’m not keen on going out completely nude without a face on.

Overall, Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation isn’t going to change your coverage life but it’s a great one for minimal makeup days. If you have good skin and don’t require a ton of coverage minus large pores or fine lines this should be a great little find for natural coverage.

Call me crazy but I tend to lean towards the likey side of this foundation.

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Wants It: Lush None Of Your Beeswax Lip Balm

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Remember when you were a kid and told people to mind their own beeswax….gosh that seems ages ago. I guess that’s what tickled my funny bone when I seen the new Lush None of your Beeswax Lip Balm, got me thinking of silly little childhood sayings.

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What is it?

Something good for your lips!

Take a peep after the jump!

Lush None Of Your Beeswax Lip Balm is a mix of lemon, mandarin, and vanilla for a super tasty treat for lips. The taste of natural lemon, mandarin, and vanilla combined with extra virgin coconut oil, murmuru butter, and caranauba wax make lips soft and supple. It’s a brillant way to get your lips super smooth with a vegan friendly ingreident list.

Wants it, just so I can say “None of your Beeswax” when someone asks me “what’s that you’re applying on your lips?” That’d be my immature reply of course. More more mature reply would be, “You can’t have any! Nanner nanner!”

Available now from Lush for $6.95.

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