MAC Hello Kitty Release Sign Up

Head on over to MAC to sign up to hear about the MAC Hello Kitty Collection release! Be the first to know when it launches by submitting your e-mail!

Oooo excitement is in the air I’m sure!

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DuWop Spring Collection 2009

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Now here’s something to get excited about! The DuWop Spring Collection 2009 is shaping up to be something that I’m highly interested in indulging in! New foundation plus a new concealer all have my interest captured!

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Read on for further deets on the DuWop Spring Collection 2009.

Ok, stop everything you’re doing and feast your eyes on the new DuWop Circle Block which is being released as part of the DuWop Spring Collection 2009.

Well hello possibly ridding me of my dark circle woes…!

DuWop Circle Block is a two-part system for prepping and concealing dark circles while offering all day waterproof coverage…whoa…likey. This promises “phenomenal staying powder” combined with a richly pigmented concealer plus it’s paraben free…it’s getting better and better isn’t it? It appears that you’ll be prepping with the gel like primer and applying concealer on top. I wants it as soon as possible. It’ $28 USD and will available shortly from Sephora.

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Also releasing is a brand new foundation entitled DuWop Foundation of Youth which is a light weight anti-aging foundation with brush applicator. $38 USD and also available from Sephora shortly. This one doesn’t tickle me but I admit that the idea of an anti-aging foundation does sound interest although it looks tiny for the price tag! Will have to see it in person before deciding.

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DuWop Mattillume is a baked translucent powder for battling oily skin and creating a fresh, flawless look during those warm Spring days!


And finally DuWop Tinted Prime Venom plumps lips while offering gorgeous color and kissable lips all in a moisturizing lip balm formula!

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All in all the line up looks fantastic but I’m particularly interested in the DuWop Circle Block and will bring you a review of it as soon as I can get my greedy hands on it!

How about you?

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Musings of the Day: Spring Collections 2009

It’s been a few days since we Muse’d together hasn’t it?

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Oh I forgot to mention….you can’t say MAC Hello Kitty!

hehe! I’m evil.

So what’s mine? Easy. I’m looking forward to NARS Spring Collection 2009 in a major way! Although I was disappointed that the Grenadines is a matte shadow but I’m still hyped about the other single shadows being introduced! I was also quite excited about the concealer palette which I’m simply gagging to try!

All in all a really great round up of products from NARS and I’m very excited about it and will be bringing you swatches and a review shortly!

So what are you excited about for Spring ’09? Remember no Hello Kitty hehe!

Tell your Muse!

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Steal It: Majolica Majorca Trick On Palettes

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Wanna steal some Majolica Majorca Trick On Palettes?

Get ‘em for $13.80 USD at Sasa.com plus Free Shipping on orders over $75

Sweet!

That price is a lower than Japanese retail so I’d jump on board if I were you. They only have two shade selections available but if you’ve been wanting to try ‘em for a while and didn’t want to shell out the jacked up prices on evil-bay and online shops, this is a great way to get them at a good cost!

See my review of Majolica Majorca Trick On Palettes

Want ‘em?

Go get ‘em!

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Clarins Spring Collection 2009: Latest Obsession Clarins Instant Gloss Review, Swatches, And FOTD

Clarins Nature Temptation Collection for Spring 2009 is currently topping my favorite list! I just got my hands on a majority of the collection yesterday and I have to say it’s turning out to be something seriously special. I’ve decided to do separate reviews for each product in the release because I can concentrate more on each review and offer more details etc….

One item that’s currently topping my latest obsession list is the Clarins Instant Gloss which was released with the Spring Collection.

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Read more why I love it and think you need it after the jump!

So what’s Instant Gloss?

Well, you’ve seen the concept before so it’s nothing new but Clarins Instant Gloss is a transparent gloss that creates an instant shade of unique pink to suit your skin tone. We’ve been introduced to this concept alot lately with Smashbox O-Gloss, Tricia Sawyer Clearly Pretty, and as of recent Too Faced Mood Swing Gloss.

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Ok, I did groan when I heard about yet another gloss changing formula…it’s sorta old news and a majority of the time I really don’t even like the shade it turns my lips however so NOT the case with Clarins Instant Gloss. This particular gloss happens to be quite unique and different when compared to the competition.

Although the idea of another “perfect pink” gloss held little appeal I knew that Clarins, if anyone, would perfect the idea and make it it’s own. And indeed they have excelled at making Clarins Instant Gloss a truly great product. Clarins took Instant Gloss and made it into a semi-glossy formula with the perfect amount of pink to make lips natural, shiny, and truly gorgeous looking. I think natural is the key word here. I do so associate Clarins with sophistication and they take that element and make this gloss completely wearable for those seeking a more mature look. Please don’t be scared when I say “mature” as the gloss is truly a flattering shade of pink when it does turn. I suppose what I am getting at here is the fact that the shade of pink happens to be very subdued, natural, and in keeping with flattering your lips while not overpowering them with a loud burst of color.

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The formula of the gloss isn’t particularly glossy but it does offer just the right amount of shine and mirror-like finish for a nice, quiet look. The shade of pink it turns my lips enhanced the color of my natural lips while keeping a nice sweet pink color.

All in all I was very, very pleased with the product and will repurchase it again. I’m unsure if this is limited edition or not and truly if it is I may need to go back and grab another one because it’s currently topping my latest obsession list.

When swatching I noticed that the gloss barely changed color but on my lips it changes quite nicely!

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As you can see from my pics below the gloss gives me just the right bite of color without appearing out of place or unnaturally pink.

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Truly the gloss is a great introduction to Spring and will go wonderfully well with cool shades of shadow, softly blushing cheeks, and a more natural, fresh look.

The Muse loves it and recommends checking it out for yourself. It comes with the highest form of Muse Approval for purchase.

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Clarins Instant Gloss is available now at Clarins website or your local Clarins counter for $22 USD.

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