''Say, Corrine,'' you may be thinking (or not - it is 11.00 PM on a Thursday evening after all, and I'm 110% positive that you've got better things to be ruminating over than THIS silly sasquatch!), ''it's been a while since we've had a good babble about beauty. Tell me... what's new? What's FUN? What's new AND fun and doesn't cost the moon and the sun?''
And while my instinctive answer would be to shriek ''Cadbury's 'Marvellous Creations'! Have you tried them? They're phenomenal!'' (honestly, I defy you to try the 'Peanut Toffee Cookie' flavour and not become hopelessly addicted!), I'd sound like a bit of clown, because, well, they're chocolate, and not related to beauty AT ALL.
But! Cocoa-craziness aside, a few pleasant products have squeezed their way onto the shelves lately, and dun-dun-dun-da! Here they a-a-are!
When this tiny tube was offered as a gift-with-purchase from a magazine earlier in the year, Fooly McFool over here stupidly thought ''pft! It's free. It's probably useless.'' (Am I the only who makes these ridiculous assumptions?! Sheesh. I don't know what I ever received to become so untrusting, but I am cy-ni-cal!) WELL. Pardon my skepticalness, lovely Lanolips, because truthfully, my mitts have never felt softer since coming into contact with you. (Seriously, next time we meet, FEEL MY HANDS! It's currently Winter here in Australia, but I still don't have lizard-esque paws!)
An eye make-up corrector pen that easily removes eye make-up mistakes and waterproof mascara? (Yep, that's right! No need to swab at your face with a make-up wipe or wet piece of toilet paper if you accidentally funk up your liquid eyeliner anymore. Not that either of us do this, though, of course. *cough*) EYE like it! (I also quite clearly enjoy incredibly lame puns. Whee!)
*whispers* I have a secret to share, and it's not that I can't ride a bicycle or stand the scent of number one-selling hairspray, Cedel. Oh, wait. Yes it is! I absolutely CAN'T ride a bicycle, and look, Cedel, it's nothing personal, but honestly: have you smelled yourself?! Phoo-ey! I'm not someone to be unkind, but highly recommended or not, you have a TERRIBLE odour, so you can imagine how ecstatic I was when Fudge's 'Iced Coconut Cocktail' hair spray strutted its way into my shopping basket. It's long-lasting! It adds a delightful sheen to your hair! It costs less than $6 a bottle! It shares the same fragrance as a decadent dessert! If there's a more fabulous spritz for your tresses on the market, I'll happily gobble my dressing gown.
Maybelline's 'Baby Lips'? (Love them!) Pomegranate-infused body wash? (How divine!) What's currently tickling your cosmetic fancy?
I deliberately haven't tried the Marvellous Creations chocolates because I just know I'll become hopelessly addicted to them. They just sound too amazing to be true!
Lately, I've fallen in love with the Red Sinner lipstick from Lipstick Queen. It might just be the best red lippie I've ever tried.
I desperately need that makeup correcter pen! And my hands could be softer too... Thanks for the beauty tips!
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That hairspray sounds soo good!
Kathryn - In that case, whatever you do, stay AWAY from the 'Peanut Toffee Cookie'! (Unless you adore compulsively purchasing and inhaling chocolate, that is. For a while there, I was snapping up three blocks a WEEK! Yes, it *is* that good.)
Cadbury Marvellous Creations are my downfall. I've not moved passed jelly and crunchy though.