Blinc Resurf.A.Stic Review

This has to be thee most laziest products on the market:

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What is it Muse?

It’s a one step microdermabrasion in a stick! It doesn’t get much lazier then that people! And did I happen to mention I love it?

The Muse likes to think she’s very anal about her skin care and in all honesty she is aside from the part that she doesn’t take time out to exfoliate nearly enough! Exfoliation is a strange thing. Do it too much and you’ll dry out your skin, do it too little and you’ll see have rough patches, don’t do it at all and you’ll have dead skin cells and dry skin woes.

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I happen to fall into the “do it too much and you’ll dry out your skin” group. If I exfoliate my face twice a week I’ll end up with flaky skin! Yak! So I tend to do once a week or even once every two weeks but the sad fact is I sometimes just forget to do it. When it comes to my everyday skincare I know what to use in the AM, I know what to use in the PM, and it’s a schedule that never changes. I do it twice a day, everyday. When it comes to exfoliating my face I actually have to remember to incorporate it into my daily skincare regime once a week….what a pain…

Now I kinda feel a little bit less likely to forget since Blinc has made an interesting little one step microdermabrastion stick aka the lazy girl’s guide to soft skin!

What is it? How do I use it? Tell us Muse, tell us!

It’s fairly simple my dears. Simply wet your face and gently press the Resurf.a.stic on your skin moving it around in small circles for one or two minutes. You can press harder for better exfoliation and or be gentle for a softer scrub. Basically the stick whisks away dryness, wipes away nasty dead cells, and reveals smoother, softer skin. After use simply rinse with warm water and you’ll be glowing!

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The formula of treatment is made up of very fine crystals so the exfoliation process is quite gentle or at least it is for me considering I’m a person who uses Lush Ocean Salt on her face. It also ha a tad bit of a moisturizing feeling as you apply so the crystals are barely felt as you treat your skin. I thought it was ideal for exfoliating my nose and getting at those pesky blackheads! I always find it difficult to exfoliate my nose and this fit quite nice on the contour of my nose and allowed me to rub it around and get at the area. I haven’t noticed any difference yet but I hope with continued use it’ll dislodge those nasty little buggers and clear up the area.

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The product obviously works very well considering after use my facial moisturizer absorbs quickly and doesn’t sit on top of my skin the way it normally does when my skin is dry or tight. I also didn’t get that tight feeling after use like I do with many systems I’ve tried in the past.

Sadly, it’s not all about raving for the Blinc Resurf.A.Stic. I had one minor rant about the product and I’m sure by now you guessed it. It freaks me out a bit to rub it all over my face and proceed to cap it closed. I’m using the product on a clean face yes but it still does make an anal Muse worry about germs and bacteria. However, the instructions do say to run the stick under water after use and wipe off which is what I did so I feel a bit better about it.

Aside from my minor rant above I’m actually going ahead and Muse Approving this one for purchase as I really liked it and can see myself repurchasing it once I’m done. The convenience and portability of the product gets a huge rave from the Muse plus the fact that I think the easy to use stick could make it less of a chore to remember to exfoliate my face!

Who needs it?

  • Anyone who wants the convenience of a portable and simple exfoliating system
  • Women with dry, flaky patches on their face
  • Those who have pesky blackheads on their nose or face that they are looking to dislodge and whisk away
  • Anyone with clogged pores
  • Women who just want softer skin

The line also happens to include sticks for your body, calluses (knees, elbows, feet), and ingrown hairs. You can find the complete line of Blinc Resurf.a.Stics at
www.blincinc.com

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What do you think?

Like the idea of an exfoliating stick?

Would you try something like this?

Have you tried Blinc Resurf.a.Stic already?

Tell the Muse!

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Philosophy Spring Collection 2009

The Muse likes the idea of eating her cake, candy, and other sweeties minus the calories. It just so happens she can enjoy all of the above with the Philosophy Spring Collection 2009.

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The Muse loves the fact that Philosophy has drastically improved the formula of it’s popular line of Three in One Shower Gels. The scents are much stronger, lingering, and truer to their namesake. The Muse guarantees you’ll love all four of the newest Philosophy 3 in 1 Shower Gels without doubt! She’s sniffed them for her very self and thought they were divine and without the calories who can resist?

Four new scents to choose from to get you in the mood for not only Spring but Valentine’s Day too so tell your sweetie that you want a slice of cake, a piece of candy, or a decadent dessert from Philosophy!


Speaking of Valentine’s Day what would it be without Candy Hearts? A duo of lipshines flavored with Angel Food and Pink Bubbly to keep your honey happy when he kisses you!

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Can’t get enough of Red Licorice? Check out the Philosophy I Love Red Licorice Gift Set which includes one Philosophy 3 in 1 Shower Gel scented in Red Licorice and a matching Red Licorice flavored lipshine! Tis love the Muse thinks!

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All in all a rather sweet filled Spring season with Philosophy’s newest additions! The Muse will be bringing you a review shortly on these yummie new goodies. You didn’t not think she’s hauled these did you? Sweets for a sweet after all! *bats lashes*

What do you think?

Love ‘em?

Want ‘em for yourself?

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Bobbi Brown Pure Romance Blushed Pink Collection

You know Valentine’s Day is a hop, skip, and a jump away right? The Muse simply hate’s Valentine’s Day! Bah, Humbug! Do we really need one day of the year to tell each other we love one another? We should be doing that everyday!

Even though I’m not a fan of the big V I did take note that the next Bobbi Brown launch due out in February is utterly sweet, romantic, and dare I say it reminds me of Valentine’s Day?

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I’m actually excited about this particular collection for a few reasons, allow the Muse to share. One, I really like lighter colors lately especially shimmering pinks and golds. I find lighter shades really light up my eyes and make me look awake, fresh, and very pretty. Secondly, I really think that pink is a suitable color for Muse’s like myself. Pink lends a certain freshness to my face and keeps me looking young. And lastly I think pink is idea color for Spring as it’s so light and flattering for those first days of warm weather!

Bobbi Brown Pure Romance Brushed Pink Collection includes four Sparkle Eye Shadows (looks like a new formula from the Metallics, sweet!), two matte shadows, and three shimmering lip compacts. I’m all about snapping up the sparkle shadows and a few glosses but I can probably safely leave the matte shades behind even if they would make a rather nice liner and contrasts well with the pink as they are brown in color but ado the Muse doesn’t really do matte too well and she has plenty now that she hauled the Bobbi Brown Brights Palette!

I was thinking about it, the Muse likes to contemplate these things, and I was feeling ever so hopeful that Bobbi would release a limited edition pink collection a la the Pink Satin Collection I recently scored at Woodbury Commons. On top of these items that would actually put me in a better mood about Valentine’s Day I’d say!

Bobbi Brown Pure Romance Brushed Pink Collection is available in February so be on the look out for a review from the Muse when it launches!

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Hauled It: Lush Comforter Lotion Review

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Early November the Lush UK forum allowed all the Lush addicts to vote on a Lush scent they absolutely adored to be made into a perfume and lotion. The Muse quickly hurried over to cast her vote and was pleased that one of the scents that would be created in the products was Lush Comforter!

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The Muse hauled a few bottles and jars of Lush Comforter Body Lotion and Lush Comforter Perfume to stock in her beauty vault.

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Today the Muse will give you a brief review of Lush Comforter Body Lotion and tell you how to haul Comforter in other formats even though you can’t get the lotion or perfume at the moment.

When asked what Lush Comforter smells like the Muse is quite fond of telling the world that it smells like a brand new eraser. Remember when you were a kid and had cute little smelly erasers shaped like fruits, candy, or even Hello Kitty for that matter? That’s what Comforter reminds me of. It’s terribly complex to explain but it’s mostly made up of berries and cream-like fragrance. You’ll get sweet with a bit of tarty twang which is from the cassis that’s a main note of the blend.

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Now the body cream is simply stunning! It smells wonderful, lingers long, and absorbs quickly onto the skin leaving behind the sweet, tartness I was trying to explain above. It’s an extra thick cream for soothing dry skin while smelling so good you’ll want to eat it! Oh almost forgot did I mention it’s pink!

Although it’s near impossible to get the body lotion at the moment (unless your swapping skills are sharp!) the Muse highly suggests nabbing Lush Comforter Bubble Bar or Lush Comforter Shower Gel so you can experience the candy-like bliss that the Muse does when using her lotion and perfume!

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Mmmm! Total Muse Approval on this one! Lush Comforter is a staple item in this Muse’s bath and body routine!

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Do you love Lush Comforter?

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Musings of the Day: Those Damn MSF

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The Muse simply adores MAC MSF (MAC Mineralize Skinfinish) especially when they are loaded with chunky glitter!

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MAC BBR is live at www.maccosmetics.com today and at your local counter!

The Muse already tried, tested, and reviewed the MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Brunette for you and she’s now looking forward to snagging the Blonde and Redhead version as well! So I def want all three of ‘em! What about you?

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