Steal It: L’occitane Fresh Face Water $10

Hey kids, now steal this!


L’occitane Fresh Face Water is a gentle make-up remover rich in shea to moisturizer and tone skin in one step plus it’s over 6 oz in size for $10 bucks! Sweet!

Wonder if they have this cool steal in store? Paying shipping would defeat the purpose of the deal…hmmmmm! L’occitane here I come!

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Prescriptives Holiday Collection 2009


No info as of yet but these two fab palettes in warm and cool from Prescriptives Holiday Collection 2009 look rather stunning! I’m partial to the warmer one myself!


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MAC Holiday 2009 MAC Magic, Mirth & Mischief


Leave it to Spectra to have the details on MAC Holiday 2009 already! MAC Magic, Mirth, and Mischief sounds like a yummy line up of some incredible holiday goodies from MAC as always. See below for release info!

Magic, Mirth, & Mischief Colour Story
Releasing October

  • Mineralized Eyeshadow Duos x 6
  • Softsparkle Eye Pencils x 2
  • Lipsticks x 4
  • Dazzleglasses x 3
  • Cremesheen Glass x 3
  • Mineralised Blush x 2
  • Nail Lacquer x 2

Magic, Mirth,& Mischief Holiday Sets
Releasing November

  • Lip Sets x 2 (Warm, Cool)
  • Eye Palettes x 4 (Warm, Starlet, Smokey, Resort)
  • Brush Sets (Brush line up has changed according to Spectra)
  • Viva Glam Set
  • Face Kit (Fleur, Bronze)
  • Eye bag
  • Lip and Lustreglass Sets (Coral, Pink, Neutral)
  • Pigment Sets (Warm, Cool)
  • Softsparkle Eye Pencil Set
  • Love’s Devine Lash Kit Includes: #7 Lash, Pentultimate Liner, Reflects Transparent Teal Glitter, Promo-sized Zoomlash

What do you think?

Anything appealing to you?

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Hauled It: Bobbi Brown Diamond Dust Eye Shadow Review and Swatches

Few months ago I hauled a trio of Bobbi Brown Diamond Dust Eye Shadows from QVC for $50 bucks. The Muse loves a good deal and she got these with free shipping she felt like it was a total makeup score. I’ve never seen these from Bobbi before however a friend had mentioned they were released prior to this.


Moral of the story is they are still available in a three pack for $50 from QVC if you’re lemming ’em after my review!

Click ahead to read it.

At around $16 bucks and some change each of these are a rather great little deal. They come packaged together in a single box but each have their own box when removed from the package. Pretty cool as if you don’t like a shade or want to split up the trio with friends it ends up a pretty easy way of doing so due to the cool packaging.


You’ll get three shades in the set which are Pink Metal (Shimmering Baby Pink), Snowflake (Shimmering White), and Gilded (Shimmering Gold). The shadow quite remind me of Vincent Longo Wet/Dry Sparkle Shadows or Milani Runway Eyes Wet/Dry Sparkle Eye Shadows. Appearance wise they do seem similiar to these shadows I mentioned but the formula is considerably different. Unlike the smooth application of Milani and Vincent Longo these have a bit of a gritty texture and not as much pigmentation as a normal Bobbi shadow. Although I love the finish and I don’t mind the sheer colors I admit I’m not fond of the gritty texture which makes application a little bit of a chore. The finish results of the shadow are a very nice sparkly look, if you hate shimmer and sparkle you won’t like them but if you like a shimmer finish you’ll enjoy these.

Bobbi Brown Diamond Dust (left) versus Vincent Longo Wet/Dry Sparkle Eye Shadow (right)


Putting aside the gritty texture I do think they are a rather great steal although I prefer Bobbi Brown Sparkle Eye Shadow for a finer, easy to apply sparkle shadow.

Overall, I can’t deny I loved the price and with a little work they apply very nicely. Worthy of a pick up if you’re wanting to add to your Bobbi Brown collection!

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Virtual Money for Nothing: Illamasqua Hauling


Say the Muse gives you $150 virtual dollars to spend on Illamasqua today. What would you haul?

Jump ahead to hear what I’d blow my virtual moola on!

My hauling would start with concealer. Indeed, some people love eye shadow, some love foundation, some are obsessed with skincare…as for me I’m addicted to finding the perfect concealer.

Count me in for a pot of Illamasqua Concealer although I’m unsure which shade I’d want…this needs a swatch!


$22 bucks down $128 to go!

The Illamasqua Color Blushes I’ve seen so far look lush. Sign me up for Hussy, Tweak, and Beg…but that’s not my final list so don’t quote me there!


Uh oh $59 left…not much left now…!

Some people would say the heart of a brand would be it’s foundation so of course, by all means, sign me up for Illamasqua Rich Liquid Foundation.


And finally I have just enough change left over to buy myself a Vanilla Frappachino and some Illamasqua Pure Pigment in Incite please.


How about you?

What are you hauling with your virtual cash?

Or should I say what have you hauled from the brand already?

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