Regular readers may notice that I don’t write a lot about perfumes or fragrances. Its not that I don’t like them. Which girl doesn’t? Its just that fragrances have a character all their own and from previous experience, I found that I was smelling things no one else was! For example, I would smell a rose scent when no one did and would be absolutely puzzled that anyone would smell lemons when I don’t. That’s when I realised that I don’t have a nose for perfumes.

That said however, there’s going to be a new offering from Escada perfumes that promises something big. The scent is Escada Incredible Me.

IncredibleMe1 New Escada Incredible Me Perfume

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I popped by Dior the same time that I saw the Estee Lauder Chocolate Decadence collection. This time, I was able to swipe swatches of the Fall 2008 collection and get away with it. Make me sound like a nefarious robber eh? icon razz Dior Fall 2008   My Thoughts

Anyway, I’d read quite a lot of hype on the online community about the Dior Fall 2008 Collection. The primary product raved about being the Iridescent Leather limited edition eyeshadow palette and the Impression Cuir eyeshadow palette with its lizard/alligator print. Here are my thoughts accompanied with swatches of some of the products. Continue Reading ►


The poll is over and we have the winners of the Maybelline Contest!

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Congratulations RINNAH for winning the grand prize of a Maybelline Water Shine 3D Collagen lipstick, mascara and a mystery gift (which will be from me)!

NKP, Eliz, Wearenogorillas and Natallie will receive a Water Shine 3D Collagen lipstick each.

But I tell you what, I’m feeling generous and you girls were all such sports, I’m going to give the other 3 finalists a lipstick anyway! icon smile Maybelline Contest Winner! How about that eh? No losers, all winners!!


Now, contact me at mwsgiveaways(at) with your name and mailing address and I will get your prizes out to you when I get some time off.


stilapromo 14 years of Stila Cosmetics   and you get the freebies!

I cannot believe that Stila Cosmetics is 14! Was it only yesterday that I found out that Jeanine Lobell (Founder of Stila) was the wife of Anthony Edwards (of ER fame)? Well apparently not, because they have now been around for 14 years – first as an independant company, then as part of the Estee Lauder family and after they were sold by Estee Lauder in 2006, they are now under a company called Sun Capital Partners Inc.

I’m just happy that someone is keeping Stila going because it would be a pity to have this brand die out on us. For me, Stila has always embodied everything that’s girly and pretty. Interestingly it doesn’t show in their packaging (to me) which is quite staid but who can resist falling in love with the “Stila Girls” artwork? I do wish they’d bring them back. They were adorable! Continue Reading ►


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