Musings of the Day: Possession Obsession

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Do you hate your friends digging into your cosmetics? Can’t stand when your mate tries to use your favorite gloss? Absolutely abhor the idea of anyone touching your beloved stash?

I probably fall into the possessive category with my cosmetics but than again none of my friends are as obsessed about makeup as I am but I still don’t like them digging through my collection or swatching it or lord knows even using it! I guess I’m a greedy girl that doesn’t share her toys well!

How about you?

Are you possessive with your makeup or maybe it doesn’t bother you if someone touches or uses your stash?

Tell the Muse!

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Spring 2009: Guerlain Exotic Paradise Collection

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Elegance is always the order of business with Guerlain which in turn has me quite excited about the release of the Guerlain Spring Collection 2009 Exotic Paradise.

I think the main focus of the collection is the new Guerlain Exotic Paradise Eyeshadow Palette. I’m liking the candy green tint to the compact the quad colors look quite friendly as well if not a bit on the Summery side a la Givenchy’s Spring Collection. But that’s ok I can always stash away until June if it fails to work in the Spring!

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I find my purchases from Guerlain are mostly limited to Holiday Collections however this compact may change my mind!

Also being released are new Guerlain Single Eyeshadows available in 10 shades and two new Guerlain Kiss Kiss Lipsticks formulas (one with a matte finish the other with a shimmer.

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And finally a brand new product which is the Guerlain Eyeshadow Primer. I see quite a few brands releasing primers lately so it’s nice to see Guerlain releasing it’s own version. I’m quite curious about this and may purchase it.

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All in all the collection looks rather nice and the temptation of the shadow compact and primer being on my hit list.

What do you think?

Like this collection?

Holding our for something else?

Tell the Muse!

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Pieces of Life: The Monday Morning Edition

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Morning guys!

Happy Monday! Oh my god tis like the Monday from hell! Was so hard dragging my butt out of bed this morning after having so many days off. I swear the last few days have been so completely relaxing! I’m always running around doing this, that, and the other thing and never have enough free time to just sit down and veg! The last few days I did just that. Total vegetable. It was so lovely. I caught up on a few books I’ve been meaning to read, played stupid amounts of WoW, watched a slew of geeky flicks with my mate Martin (we generally have the same retarded taste in sci-fi films one of which was Capricorn One circa before James Brolin became Barbra Streisand’s b*tch…what? I love Barbra but we all know she has James on lock down!), and just really enjoyed doing absolutely nothing!


Jump ahead to read more about my Monday, the weekend, and what’s ahead at Musings!

Oh and I was really productive and stuff this weekend too so I did do other stuff that wasn’t in the realms of playing dead and acting like a veggie! Read on….

For the longest time my main ring tone was the Time Warp so I decided to change it this weekend. What? I’m still in Halloween mode I guess…sue me!

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I also switched up the slider to play the sound of the Tardis launching! Loves it!

See? Told ya I was productive!

I have a slew of posts for you today including my Year End Favorites list, my New Year’s Resolution post, a giveaway or two, and a few other tricks up my sleeves so stay tuned! Oh which reminds me I know the past few days you haven’t seen many reviews but don’t worry those are coming along too and we’ll be back to cosmetic nirvana shortly!

I hope everyone had an amazing weekend and you’re back on the “back to work” bandwagon! After a few diet cherry pepsis, some tea, and a bit of coffee the Muse promises you’ll be all awake and alert enough to deal with Monday morning!

Feel free to spread the cheer about your weekend and what you did, what you hauled, and any trouble you got into! My comment box is open and my eyes are listening!

xoxo <--------whoa how gossip girl of me!

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M LAB Sample Pack Giveaway

The Muse is a sucker for freebies…..don’t even sit there and lie about loving freebies…I won’t believe you!

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You can nab yourself a free M LAB Skincare Pack that’s worth $100 by heading over to MLAB’s website and entering code BEAUTYMAVERICK

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Don’t quote me but I think it might even allows international entries! w00t! Score!

I’ve actually never used anything from M LAB so this is a great excuse to nab some samples and try the line out for myself!

Go get yours now! Click! No purchase is required you just have to use the promo code and register on the site with your name, address, etc…..you don’t have to buy anything, the sample pack is completely FREE!

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Dior Night Diamond All Over Diamond Dust Powder Price Cut @ Sephora

Although the Muse absolutely adores her Dior Night Diamond All Over Diamond Dust Powder and strokes it lovingly, and tells it how pretty is is, and reminds it how much she cares about….what was I saying?

Oh yea!

Although I simply adore my Dior Night Diamond I’m a little disappointed that the price has been completely chopped down!

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The Muse paid a whopping $80 USD for the compact and it’s now down to $59 USD….le sigh. I feel rather badly that I shelled out so much and now it’s down over $20 bucks! That stinks! I’m contemplating calling Sephora and asking for a refund.

Although the Muse felt it was well worth it’s costly price tag, the good news is if you didn’t originally take advantage of it at full price you can now get it at a considerably savings!

Happy Shopping!

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