Tuesday, August 17, 2010

A Mousse Mousse Here, and a Mousse Mousse There

Here's a mousse, there's a mousse

Everywhere's a mousse mousse...

What I'm referring to is the Maybelline Dream Mousse line! I don't tend to buy makeup from the same line but looking through my makeup drawer, I found three of these Maybelline Dream Mousse stuff.

I have the Dream Mousse Blush in Rose Petal, Bronzer in Sun Glow, and Concealer in Beige.

The first thing that I love love love about these products is the texture!! DUH right! I love the mousse feel - so soft on your skin and I think it just blends so easily - especially the blush. As you guys can see, the blush and bronzer have been well loved - definitely a dip.

- I first got the blush last summer and I have really enjoyed it. I don't like that it has shimmer in it nor do I like that the staying power is not so great but I love using it as a light tint on my cheeks. It is such a natural glow. People might not think that I'm wearing blush - the only thing that would give it away is the shimmer! I also love using this as a base for my blush. Really fun to blend out because, again, the texture makes it feel like AIR!!

- Second, I swapped the bronzer in April (a bit before summer started) and I really enjoy it. It gave me like a golden glow so it worked so great as a highlighter! I think you girls that are trying to achieve that bronzy glow - beachy look. This is such a great highlighter for you. Again, best staying power is when a powder is used to set but not necessary. This is very shimmery and sheer though so it is not something you apply all over your cheek or your face.

- Third, I just wanted a concealer to match my skin tone and I decided to pick this up. I wanted a creamy texture for my face, unlike my other Maybelline Mineral Power Concealer which is more of a liquid and it is too light for my face. Let me tell you, this baby has been used to death this past few weeks. I don't know what happened but I have been breaking out like crazy and I had so many pimples and nastiness to conceal. I think it has a decent staying power when set with a powder and I use Maybelline's Dream Matte powder.

I have not tried the foundation or the new Maybelline Smooth Mousse - let me know if you have and if you like it or not!

Hopefully this helps you guys decide what to get at the drugstore. The only other line that I tend to reach for a lot is the Revlon Colorstay line.

So what about you guys??? Is there a line that you guys really reach for at the drugstore... or anywhere really???


Also, I just wanted to let you guys know about another giveaway!!! PoorCollegeStudent has a beauty blog called Maquilagem Masstige and I really enjoy reading her blog. She has fantastic skin care and haul posts!! Please check out her giveaway - the prizes are very exciting.


Besides all that madness - how is everyone? I really wanted to update but got really busy this entire weekend!!! It is insane... I had time on Friday I guess but man, I was just a busy bee...

Also, school is starting for me. I'm doing a full week of Pharmacy school orientation right now and Monday will be the first day of school. I am apologizing in advanced right now that I probably won't update as often as I did in July. I tend to not update that often (not as often as I want) anyways, but still, SORRY!!!

K, have a great day.


  1. i must admit, i sang those first few lines to the tune of old mcdonald... hahaha! so cute! i like mousse-y texture too! its like a dream to blend in right? my sister uses the blusher, it really nice! :)

  2. Yes, I love the Maybelline Dream products, but I'm with you on the lack of staying power...but I still love them! I am in LOVE with the Dream Matte Mousse...it's my HG as of this summer. I want to try the new Dream Smooth Mousse now though, of course!

  3. I have the Dream Matte Mousse foundation, and it is amazing! The texture is awesome and it has good coverage. I highly recommend, and I hoping to put a review up on my blog in a few days!

  4. I still haven't tried this line! *blushes* Nice collection, girlie. =) Good luck in school!

  5. I have tried the blush before but never the concealer or the bronzer. thanks for the review!

  6. My friend gave me the mousse blush, but I didn't think it was my color so I gave it away.& I like ur post title, very catchy haha ^.^

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