Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Luxe Edition Review

15 Years later Donna Karan takes her popular fragrance Cashmere Mist and makes it better with the release of Cashmere Mist Luxe Edition.

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Jump ahead to hear about Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Luxe Edition.

I mentioned in a prior post that Cashmere Mist was having a 15 year anniversary this year which I’m sure sparked the release of this Luxe Edition.  My sister is a fond fan of the scent and was ever so delighted to try out this release…yes the Muse has been known to share a time or two.

I’m so used to the scent of the toilette that the parfum was quite a delightful surprise.  Although very similar in scent I took note that the parfum manages to come across softer and truer to it’s notes than the toilette does.

Inspired by the comforting warmth of cashmere this scent will envelope you in a soft, intimate fragrance that’s flattering for both day and night wear.   Notes of Lily of the Valley, Suede, Bergamot, Ylang, and Jasmine create a gentle, dominate base that enhance a key note for me which is vanilla.  Although the blend has edger notes such as Patchouli, Musk, and Amber for the most part you’ll get a very comfortable, intimately blended fragrance that’s easy on the nose and very sexy.

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This is my first time trying the parfum as my sister normally has the toilette hanging around.  It manages to linger alot longer on my skin than the regular toilette and I also experienced notes in a new way as the toilette manages to come across a little softer where as this came on a tad stronger and truer.

If you’re a lover of Cashmere Mist you’ll want to snatch this Luxe Edition up for yourself.  It’s available now from Sephora, Nordstrom, Macy’s, and Bloomingdale’s.

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The Body Shop Holiday Collection 2009 The Body Shop Frosted Sparkle

The Muse’s friend Helena from LipGloss Bitch has the deets on The Body Shop Holiday Collection for 2009 which is entitled Frosted Sparkle.

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Here are the details of items upcoming for the release:

  • The Body Shop Frosted Sparkle Eye & Cheek Palette

01 Cool Palette in purple and silver
02 Warm Palette in plum and chocolate

  • The Body Shop Frosted Sparkle Define & Sparkle Mascara and Eyeliner

01 Silver
02 Black

  • The Body Shop Frosted Sparkle Iced Body Powder

01 Apricot

  • The Body Shop Sparkle Rollerball

01 Silver

  • The Body Shop Frosted Sparkle Shimmer Gloss

01 Iced Sparkle
02 Iced Candy

What do you think of The Body Shop Holiday Collection 2009?

Anything appealing to you?

Tell the Muse!

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Victoria’s Secret I Love Coconut Collection

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Ok, nobody panic but I think someone forgot to send out the memo to Victoria’s Secret about it being Fall.

Oops.

With the introduction of the new Victoria’s Secret I Love Coconut Collection one does wonder what’s up at VS headquarters. Maybe they are just in denial that the season is over and in honor of it still being Summer over at Victoria’s Secret they decided to bring us a tropical coconut collection to make us yearn for those long, humid days.

Could be anything but the Muse chooses to believe that someone screwed up and didn’t tell them it’s Fall.

It’s ok though, I can still so get excited about coconut.

Jump for it!

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Drugstore DriveBy: Your Guide to Sales At Your Local Drugstore

Drugstore Driveby

Take a look at the sales happening at your local drugstore this week.

Check ‘em after the jump!

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Sneak Peek: Lancome Holiday Collection 2009

The British Beauty Blogger is on the case of the Lancome Holiday Collection 2009. Although it may be early for you to think of the Holiday, the world of beauty bloggers are already clamoring at the prospects of beautiful seasonal makeup.

Lancome releases yet another shimmering powder with this year’s holiday collection. I find that Lancome and Estee Lauder seem to keep with the powder theme much of the time. Obviously, this is a super secret ninja spy marketing technique because they know we can’t just pass up a powder that sparkles right? Lancome Sparkling Cherub Sheer Warming Illuminating powder has a cute little cherub embedded into the powder and appears to be made up of a bronze gold shade. Looks more Valentine-like to me but very pretty none the less.

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Lancome Glossy Plum Color Fever Gloss looks like a rather festive red color. British Beauty Blogger reports it’s somewhat of gothic, vampy shade. I find it unique and quite fitting for the holiday.

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Also releasing are two limited edition Lancome Oscillation Mascaras one of which is a sparkling gold and the other a silver. I’m really interested in both as I love sparkly lash looks for the Holiday.

The entire collection should be available on counters November 1st or probably before if this Muse’s Lancome hopes and wishes are granted.

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