May 2, 2014

What’s the Difference Between BB Creams and CC Creams?

Difference Between BB Creams and CC Creams

What’s the difference between BB Creams and CC Creams can prove a loaded question because the answer will vary depending on where you’re purchasing BB and CC Creams from (Asia or the US).

With the biggest trend of the moment being CC Creams you might just be confused about what exactly the difference is between the formulas and in most cases it’s a simple one.

So let’s see what the difference between BB Creams and CC Creams really is!

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May 2, 2014

Too Faced The Little Black Book of Bronzers Review & Swatches

This was provided to me by a brand for review and I receive a small commission if you shop using the links in this post but all opinions are my own.

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Your coffee table book collection is about to get bigger if you add this Too Faced the Little Black Book of Bronzers to it! The Too Faced The Little Black Book of Bronzers tells the tale of eight of Too Faced’s most popular bronzers including Milk Chocolate Soleil, Pink Leopard Blushing Bronzer, Beach Punny Bronzer, Snow Bunny Luminous Bronzer, and many more!

Take a look!

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May 2, 2014

Drugstores Makeup at Premium Prices Are You Paying Too Much?

Drugstore Makeup

When I started Musings of a Muse several years ago I really wasn’t a fan of drugstore makeup. Actually I was a snob about it! I just was never really happy with the quality of products and felt like my money was best left to higher end and mid-range brands.

In some ways, I still feel like a high end fan girl but drugstore makeup has evolved so very much in recent years. I think the packaging still has a way to go if I’m honest but the quality, pigmentation, and just the overall selection is quite good compared to several years ago!

The fun thing about going to drugstore is you can AFFORD to grab six different lipsticks without feeling guilty. Try that at a Guerlain counter! We love the steals, deals, and beauty on a budget atmosphere at our drugstores but…are things getting a little too high?

Sometimes you have question drugstores makeup at premium prices. If I’m going to go to CVS and spending $9.99 to $11.99 on mascara well, I might as well just go to MAC for that or even Sephora right?

Are you paying too much for your drugstore makeup?

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May 2, 2014

Fortune Cookie Soap Vivid Bar Soap Review

Fortune Cookie Soap Vivid Bar Soap

After trying out Vivid Body Mist I immediately knew I had to get me some other Vivid scented products from Fortune Cookie Soap! I love me some sweet, fruity fragrances and Fortune Cookie Soap Vivid Bar Soap is a big old sweet smelling chunky of glittery soap.

Yeah, it caters to both my need for fruity sweet scents and GLITTER! Glitter in the shower? Bring that on!

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May 2, 2014

NYC City Proof Twistable Intense Lip Color Review & Swatches

NYC City Proof Twistable Intense Lip Color Pencil

NYC City Proof Twistable Intense Lip Color ($2.99) is a new chubby lip pencil balm that NYC New York Color Cosmetics launched for Spring 2014 12 shades.

I only tried one of these so far but didn’t really love the shade…..so I may need to grab up a few more to test further.

Update: I revised my review because the shade I originally tried really didn’t give me a feel for the product so I purchased a new shade CVS recently and decided to update my thoughts!

Here’s some of my thoughts!

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