L’Oreal Cherie Merie Infallible Eyeshadow Review & Swatches

LOreal Cherie Merie Infallible Eyeshadow Spring 2013

Cherie Merie is one of four new limited edition L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow shades launched with the Miss Candy Collection. This isn’t a new shade for some of you as you might have already gotten your hands on it in Canada under the name Pepsi Coral or in the UK as Magnetic Coral.

But I am happy to report that it is quite different from Magnetic Coral if you own that shade already. I can’t speak for Pepsi Coral though as I do not have it.

I personally adore corals as you know and this shade is no exception to the rule plus the formula is absolute perfection compared to other Infallible shades.

Take a peek!

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Almay Longwear & Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads Review

Almay Longwear Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads

Four score and seven years ago the Muse was a younger girl and tried out Almay Longwear & Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads. This devil product nearly put me off Eye Makeup Remover for all time. It was greasy, oily, and it blinded me with science…not really science but it was cool to throw that in a sentence.

No seriously, they were so OILY that they ended up giving me trippy eye vision for hours after. I must have been 18ish or so when I first tried them. I had a brief stint working at CVS when I was around 16 or so so it could have been even as far back as that when I originally tried them.

Almay recently launched four new pad eye makeup removers and two new liquid eye makeup removers. I saw the display, quickly shook my head, and walked away from it. Those pads are evil I told myself, you’re still recovering from the last time you used them, remember what an emotional wreck you were after using them that first time? Needless to say curiosity killed the cat but this cat was curious none the less….so I decided to repurchase the Almay Longwear & Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover Pads. I mean there was Kate Hudson right on display, smiling at me reassuringly. This must mean they somehow reformulated these pads! No oil, no trippy cloudy vision that makes me want to play I am the Walrus as I stumble from my bathroom to my bedroom….goo goo g’joob indeed.

How are they?

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the Muse on QVC All Access Beauty

Musings of a Muse QVC

25 hours of beauty on QVC? I’m on that! Literally, I’m on that. The Muse makes an appearance on the QVC All Access Beauty with 12 of my very favorite picks from Tarte, It Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown, Philosophy, and more later this week!

QVC is such a big part of Musings of a Muse so I was very flattered when they recently asked me to pick 12 of my favorite products and told me they’d be featuring those favs on their website.

Of course, it took me all of a minute to choose because there are so many HG (holy grail) products that I use daily that I discovered, purchased, and repurchased from QVC that it was a complete no brainer making my selections.

My picks are featured on the All Access Beauty Shop along with other great bloggers like Afrobella and Temptalia. I’m sure you’ll recognize many of my favs as I rave them constantly, like, It Cosmetics Concealer…seriously, how much time have I spent raving that concealer right? So, of course, it had to make an appearance on my All Access Beauty page!

All my favs aren’t live yet but most of them are and you can view (and purchase if you like) them at http://qvc.co/TheMuse_BeautyPicks

People are ALWAYS asking me what are your favorite products? What products do you use daily? And MANY of the ones featured here are what I personally use and reach for daily! So now you have a little reference for some of my favorites!

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Innisfree Real Skin CC Cream Review & Swatches

Innisfree Real Skin CC Cream

CC Creams are hitting hard this Spring in Korea and many brands are introducing their own variation. The latest one I tried is Innisfree Real Skin CC Cream which also fits into the color adapting formula that many of the brands producing CC Cream are using.

I am very impressed with the color changing technology on CC Creams as they seem to indeed do a fairly good job of fitting my exact skin tone and so far I’ve only had one that was a tad too pasty and light. Outside of that it appears the skin adapting technology is really working out quite well.

Let’s take a look at Innisfree Real Skin CC Cream.

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Y.E.T Break BB Water Drop Review & Swatches

Y.E.T Break BB Water Drop BB Cream

I recently purchased Y.E.T Break BB Water Drop on a whim when I snatched up some of Y.E.T’s Blushes and Skincare products. This was a poor purchase on my part as I HATE Water Drop BB Cream style products.

Anyone with me?

They are always so terribly runny and watery and just ugh…!

I had hopes this would prove different.

Take a look!

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