Want It: Lush Oatifix Fresh Face Mask

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Although I’m the first one to admit that my beloved Lush does have some products that don’t work…..

Ahem….Lush Fresh Face Mask.

No worky.

I’ve tried them all and I honestly never see incredible results after use. You’d think with all those good for you bits inside that your face would be glowing after use, not so much.

But that doesn’t stop me from wanting the brand new Lush Oatifix Fresh Face Mask. It’s too tempting with it’s blend of fresh bananas, oatmeal, almonds, and vanilla..god my stomach is grumbling sounds good enough to eat to me!

Ground almonds exfoliating dead skin, bananas are a great nutritious treat for your skin as they soften and reduce redness. Although I don’t sport redness I could get on board with some extra softness.

I’ll take two thanks so much.

Available now from Lush UK and soon to follow around the rest of this world.

Wants it!

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Musings of the Day: Who Influences Your Beauty Purchases?

You read beauty blogs, you read consumer reviews on forums and beauty sites, you read magazines, and you watch TV adverts.

Question is of all those things who is it that influences your beauty purchases the most?

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Is it something that you see on your fav beauty blog? Or maybe a friend told you how you have to try out this new shampoo she loves. How about TV advertisements or magazines?

Who Influences Your Beauty Purchases?

Jump ahead to hear my influences!

For the most part I’m influenced by some of my fav beauty bloggers and also websites and the like. Say I wander onto Sephora and see something that captures my interests, that will likely cause an immediate need to purchase an item. I’m one that loves pretty pictures and the likes. If I see something advertised on a model such as items from many Bobbi Brown launches, I instantly want it as the model is always so picture perfect and flawless.

I’m also a huge follower and reader of beauty blogs so those also influence my need for product.

Forums and online communities also feed my need for beauty.

How about you?

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So Affordable: Kryolan Satin Eyedust Powder Eye Dust Review

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Oh hello there Kryolan Satin Eyedust Powder Eye Dust you’re so incredibly affordable that the Muse feels every so inclined to share you with the rest of the world.

Jump for it.

Available in almost 50 shades and in a .12oz size Kryolan Satin Eyedust Powder Eye Dust beats many mineral company shadows in price and size. Loving the huge size and ridiculous price tag of….guess….go on guess….$6 bucks!

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The size, pigmentation, shade selection, and price make these great shadows a super deal for anyone who loves a bit of sparkle and shine.

I got two of these off of E-bay but they are for sale on www.funhousetheatricalcostumes.com if you’re interested or most E-bay sellers carry ‘em at retail which is six bucks.

The formula is quite smooth and applies nicely with minimal fall out. The packaging is very friendly as it has a small spout for tapping just the right amount out without making a mess. It wears long when your eye is prepped and primed correctly and pigmentation is very, very good. I only experienced one problem which was blending shades. I noticed shades wore great alone but when blended with other colors I created a bit of a mess but chalk that up to my technique.

The colors I have are SP661 which is a mint green and SP552 which is a baby pink. I felt like both shades had a frosty finish….a bit of a sparkle yes but a bit of frost thrown in as well. Blending out you can get a soft, velvet finish minus sparkle or frost if you use a light layer and blend evenly.

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Choose from a crazy variety of shades!
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Overall, if you’re looking for a great deal these are sooooo affordable at $6 bucks each and come in a variety of shades suitable for any and all kinds of looks you’re wanting to create. Many mineral companies have big selections as well and inexpensive prices but I thought the size of these was very nice for it’s price tag.

Likey!

Muse Approved for purchase.

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Fab little deal.

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Sephora The Smokey Eye Brush Set.

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I’m a want to create the perfect smoky eye for Fall.

In order to obtain my ideal smoky eye I think I shall indulge in the Sephora The Smokey Eye Brush Set…..

See here?

Everything I need to create said smoky eye…btw is it smokey or smoky…hmm…

Jump for it!

$42 bucks and a near 5 star rating on Sephora has me wanting this kit…I’m such a bloody mush when it comes to brush sets. I always tell myself, “You so don’t need another brush set…” but my evil side proceeds to reply with, “Yes you do, what could one more hurt?”

This six piece set contains tools for creating a perfect smoked out eye. I actually do a fair job of a smoky eye on myself and don’t need a brush set to do it but hey….my evil side said it’s ok to indulge.

You’ll get a total of five Sephora Professionelle (I wonder if the “le” on the end of Professional makes these more important) Brushes and a how-to booklet plus a chic faux leather case for toting around your tools.

The brushes included are a wide smudger, an all over shadow brush, a small domed smudger, and a dual sided brow brush and comb. Plus did I mention you get Volume Mascara too? Sweetness!

I think I wants it if that’s ok. I just don’t think I needs it but hey who’s keeping track of that!

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Would You Buy It? Kate Somerville Deep Tissue Repair Cream

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The Muse does so wonder how far are you willing to go for your skin? Me, I’d probably go far but not too far….

I recently came across Kate Somerville Deep Tissue Repair Cream and noticed that a 1oz size is $150 but that’s nothing get this a 5oz size is $500 bucks!

Whoa.

Do you think it does dishes and walks the dog for that price?

This is an age-defying moisturizer which contains something called Peptide K8. Supposedly it’s one of the most advantaged anti-aging ingredients ever. This is supposed to literally transform your face!

I actually find myself craving fine lines at the moment just so I can try it and see what happens…is that terribly weird?

Question is would you buy it for that price?

Jump ahead to hear my babble.

I’d possibly dish out $150 but I’m unsure I’d go for $500 dollars for a moisturizer. That’s a bit above my budget and I sure could think of a dozen other things to do with $500 big ones and it doesn’t involve moisturizer.

Ok, I’ll be honest, I’m kinda second guessing even $150 bucks….the most I’m willing to dish out for skin care of any kind is in the $50-$65 range.

How about you?

Big spender?

Would you buy Kate Somerville Deep Tissue Repair Cream?

What if I told you it takes out the garbage and gets wrinkles off your face?

Convinced now?

Tell the Muse!

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