If you’re looking for a fun, flirty little scent that’s not hard on the budget, the Muse suggests trying out C-Thru Fragrances!
Geared towards teens this new line of fragrances is actually created by a division of Estee Lauder, yes you read that correctly, Estee Lauder! And guess what? They are available at your local Walmart, Kohls, and Target which means the price tag is itty bitty!
Although they were created with young women in mind the Muse doesn’t mind indulging in something so cute and fun. These are available in three fun scents which are Ruby, Blue Opal, and Purple Diamond. Which gem are you?
Ruby is a blend of peach, rose and vanilla and comes across as the fruitier of the scents. Blue Opal is a watery floral with hints of watermelon and lilac…personally I get heavy floral from it but nothing overkill more fresh and clean. And Purple Diamond is blackcurrant and jasmine with hints of musk.
Each scent is priced to own at $17 USD upwards to $25 USD.
The bottles are funky, bold shades of purple, aqua, and pink with clear crystal beads embedded into the actually fragrance. The effect of the crystals creates a lava lamp style packaging that’s quite fun for anyone who likes a bit of color and funk when it comes to their fragrances.
Although these are Eau de Toilette I do so promise that they are STRONG! Phew! One spray is plenty to keep you going from day to night without any touch ups in between. Surprising quality for an EDT considering my skin normally sucks EDT’s right up within an hour. These last pretty much all day with one minor spray so please do keep it light and fresh with one squirt!
Along with a unique blend each fragrance also has it’s own personality. Ruby is for someone who’s passionate, confident, and strong! Purple Diamond is meant for those who are mysterious! And Blue Opal is an expression of spirituality and balance.
If you can’t decide which C-Thru fragrance you are why not try all three by purchasing the C-Thru Fragrance Set which contains all three “gems” for $20 bucks! Sweet beauty on a budget buy!
C-Thru can be purchased at Walmart, Kohls, and Target.
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The Muse likes the bees.
She thinks their kinda cute with there fuzzy little butts and yellow and black coat. Be serious…when you see one of those big old yellow bumble bees floating around a flower dontcha just want to pet him? He’s all fuzzy and hairy and cutes! But of course chances are he’ll stick you with his stinger given half the chance so best not go around petting bees.
You know you can love the bees just for the simple fact that they make beeswax for us! Beeswax is a natural wax made by those fuzzy little bees in the cell walls of the honeycombs. This natural emulsifier is used in cosmetics…and happens to be a main ingredient for one of the items in The Muse’s Purse, Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm!
The Muse appears to be partial to lip balms in a tin even though she’s terribly anal about germs and bacteria but she can’t resist the cute yellow tin of Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm that she totes around with her daily (no worries it comes in a tube too if you prefer!).
This natural lip balm moisturizes my lips and keeps them from drying out with a cool minty taste and plenty of emollient ingredients like lanolin, coconut oil, and sunflower oil all of which seal in hydration thanks to those bees that made the beeswax base! Thanks guys I knew you were around for a good reason, buzz buzz!
$3 USD can’t break your bank…The Muse highly suggest nabbing one to keep the even chapped lips at bay.
One of my very fav balms!
Visit with Burt and his bees at www.burtsbees.com
Remember when you were a kid and you’d go to the dentist and after your cleaning he’d give you a lollipop? Actually the Muse is a good deal older now but my dentist still calls me pretty girl and gives me a lollipop after my cleaning…..shrug….I get a kick outta it…
It’s all struck me as rather ironic that the man who checks my mouth for cavities is peddling free sugar to his clients but hey I’m not going to complain just give me the lollipop and no one gets hurt.
The moral of my story is that although Pur Minerals Pur Body Butter in Lemon Sage has alot of good things going for it, the most important trait would be the fact that it smells like a big old tart lemon sucker.
I doubt those crazy kids at Pur Minerals set out to have people thinking that their Pur Body Putter in Lemon Sage smelled like a big lemon sucker but that’s how things ended up for this Muse. The scent simply seals the deal for me as it smells tart and sweet at the same time. The lemon overpowers the sage in my humble opinion so you’re not left with an herbal scent but more of a candy-like lemon scent that truly appeals.
Pur Minerals Pur Body Butter absorbs fairly quickly and offers excellent moisturizing benefits for dry, cracked skin. The formula is fairly thick but absorbs easily and is packed with plenty of nourishing incidents that’s free of parabens.
Who might like to try it:
Anyone who likes the smell and taste of a lemon lolly!
- Anyone who suffers from rough elbows, knees, or heels.
- Those who want a body lotion that paraben-free.
The Muse loves this one and approves it for purchase! If you don’t believe me do check out the reviews on MUA and the Pur Minerals site…only raves!
Purchase Pur Body Body by visiting www.purminerals.com
Tried it already?
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I love that Stila is embracing it’s roots and packaging their new Stila Backstage with Lea Rose Collection in a cute little can! The can is cardboard but the Muse is still loving that they are taking things backwards and kicking it old school.
Check out what’s inside the can after the jump!
If you’re wanting a whole lotta Stila bang for your buck this be the collection for you! Stila Backstage with Lela Rose contains four products used by everything makeup artist at the Spring 2009 Fashion Show. You can snag all four products for $34 USD and uber cute packaging too!
The canister contains:
- Stila Sun Shade 02 which is a bronzer with buildable color for creating a nice healthy sunny look to skin!
- Stila Lip Glaze in Cranberry is the perfect contrasts to your natural cheeks and face!
- Stila Major Lash Mascara in Brown creates the perfect balanced look with long, volumized lashes!
- Stila Eye Shadow in Starlight adds a hint of champagne shimmer to lids!
All four products come in a signature Stila hat box and includes a face chart used backstage at the fashion show!
I’m kinda sorta lemming this at the moment…..
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Mmmhmm the Muse listens to everything you say. Remember when some of us were complaining that Urban Decay 24/7 Liners just don’t stay put?
Have no fear!
Benefit to the rescue with it’s new Badgal Liner Waterproof……oooOoooOoo! Ahhh! Whoa….could this be the solution to lasting liner all day long?
This Muse doesn’t many problems in the liner department as she rarely wears eyeliner however she wouldn’t mind at all if she could find a liner that lasts all day without wearing out from her waterline!
Her waterline is one particular place where liner fails to stay. Although Urban Decay 24/7 Liners last pretty much all day the Muse does find a touch up here and there never hurts.
However, Benefit BADGal Eyeliner sounds exactly what she needs!
Promises to keep you rocking through rain or shine and lasts right up until you take it off. Sounds to good to be true? Maybe! Remains to be determined! The Muse must get her hands on some and see how well it holds up to her tests!
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