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Mar 12, 2009

Musings of the Day: Those Bloody Duos!

Omg! The MAC Grand Duo Collection was created to tempt and tease a Muse! I've already blown through much of my Spring budget and I'm so, so tempted by this collection!

Jump ahead to find out if I'm hauling!

MAC Grand Duos combine two of my favorite items from MAC, an MSF and a Mineralized Blush. Well Hello gorgeous want to come home with me tonight?

I so want all of 'em! I'm tempted beyond belief but I'm also feeling the love for many of the other upcoming MAC Collections that will pop up shortly, can you say Sugar Sweet?

So I'm in high debate whether to haul these or just wait?! Oh the pain of having to make choices such as this. Le sigh!

What about you?


Hells no!

Tell the Muse!

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Anonymous starberry28 said...

I just got my hands on some of these today. They are pigmented and just plain yummy!!! If you're trying not to indulge, don't go to the counter :)

My favorites were Love Rock, Moon River and Hot Planet and needless to say they're all mine. Yay!

March 12, 2009 at 4:20 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

oh starberry I need these in my life :)


they sound divine :)

I want them ooooo! I guess I gotta go to the counter.

March 12, 2009 at 4:23 PM  
Anonymous c said...

i definately want some of these. they look beautiful.
although i curious about how functional they will be to use, do you suppose they will be the same size of a regular mineralize blush or bigger?

March 12, 2009 at 7:15 PM  
Blogger ' * : . b | u 3 . : * ' said...

lol I thought the same thing when I first heard about the collection many months ago :P I had resolved to make HK my only MAC haul of this year but couldn't after hearing about this collection.
I have my eye on Love Rock and possibly Grand Duo. Luckily I'm not interested in Sugar Sweet or Rose Romance, so that helps my budget! Good luck deciding :D

March 12, 2009 at 8:33 PM  
Blogger 心。葵 @ plue said...

darling, i bought 3 already. no more. :P i must not haul them anymore! but really, they are pretty! i love intenso and earth to earth! pretty!

sad to say, moon river is not my favourite~

March 13, 2009 at 12:32 AM  
Blogger jackieg02 said...

I'm going to check them out at MAC tomorrow...I want, but do I really need....

Yes, I need. I have no willpower.

March 13, 2009 at 1:24 AM  
Anonymous Belle said...

I bought light over dark last week and I'm still undecided whether to get earth to earth or brunette msf.. what do u think, muse?

March 13, 2009 at 2:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Muse! first of all, thank you always for your beautiful yummy postings!!! :) I went to MAC just to test out grand duos today. First of all, I heard that it was a WAR ZONE in korea to get Moon river... People waited outside for hours before the department stores opened and some people actually got injured... ugh. MAC released just too few items in Korea! Anyhoo, I did not like some of the mineralize items from Mac (aka - Soft and Gentle because I have such dry skin, and it just does not look good on me!) But I tested grand duos today and these were super super nice! beautiful and glowing. :) I think you should totally do a haul on these!!! Oh, and some people said Mooriver's marble part would be similar to lightscapade, but it's more pinkish than I thought! Nevertheless, still pretty.

March 13, 2009 at 3:47 AM  
Anonymous Jennifer D. aka macface2adore said...

Definitely hauling today. The light pink one reminds me far too much of the Blonde MSF though. I am going for the more pigmented and unique ones. Havent' memorized the names quite yet.

March 13, 2009 at 9:12 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi c!

me too, me too! :) yes. they'll be the size of the mineralize blushes released a few months goes, def not bigger :)

I think they are pretty pigmented with hints of sparkle thanks to the MSF side :)

March 13, 2009 at 10:37 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi blu!

I didn't haul HK at all! Gasp! hehe...only a few bits that came in the mail but aside from that nada.

ugh I really like the looks of them all it'll be hard to decide :(

March 13, 2009 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi plue!

oh don't say these things lol now I wants them bad :)

moon river has such hype too!

March 13, 2009 at 10:41 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi jackie!

willpower? what's that?


March 13, 2009 at 10:45 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi belle!

I haven't seen them yet so can't tell whether the brunette MSF is the better option ;-D try to tell you soon if I go...I'm trying to avoid MAC at the moment b/c I know I'll buy all of 'em!


March 13, 2009 at 10:46 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hello starlightdazzles!

thank you hun for visiting me daily to read them :-D

really!? whoa it hasn't been like that at mac in a long, long time!

Sounds like a score in Korea! hehe! ;-D

I haven't seen these in person just swatches online and they all look fab. I'm a big msf lover so these are a dream of a product for me! lightscapade? really? omg swoon want!

I really need to get to a counter :-D!!!!!!!!!!

March 13, 2009 at 10:48 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Jennifer!

I think I'm going for the more pigmented too..gonna try to limit myself to three of the best ones :)

Must have! Drool!

March 13, 2009 at 10:49 AM  
Blogger The Mighty J said...

I grabbed three: Grand Duo, Earth to Earth & Hot Planet - DEF. GRAB THEM!

March 13, 2009 at 11:40 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

damn you stop tempting me with you evil ways! :-D

March 13, 2009 at 1:57 PM  
Anonymous Liz said...

When I first read about the launch, I was interested in Moon River and Love Rock. But after seeing the products in stores and swatching them, I decided to pass on them. I didn't like how there were flyaways (I don't like the MSF for the same reason). Also, the two Bourjois blushers I have are pretty good dupes (Lune D'or for Moon River; Rose D'or for Love Rock)! The retail price here in Ireland of €27, as opposed to $22.50 in the US and £16.15 in the UK, certainly didn't help.

March 14, 2009 at 12:52 AM  
Blogger Chica said...

hey musey :) I bought Intenso and Grand Duo - Intenso was probably a crazy shade for a paler chica like mahself but with a light hand I can just about get away with it! Grand Duo = gorgeous!
Far be it from me to be an enabler but... BUY THEM heehee ;)

March 14, 2009 at 5:42 PM  
Blogger ms.iu said...

owhh i already bought;s so likey so much..=D

March 16, 2009 at 10:18 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi liz!

flyaways!? Do explain that one hehehe :-)

lord that's ridiculously jacked up! If you ever need a mac cp yell at me as that's obscene hun!

Miss ya around here, hope you're well!

March 16, 2009 at 10:23 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey chica!

damn you! LOL :-D They sound incredible...making my way over when sugar sweet pops up so I can haul them all together ;-D

March 16, 2009 at 10:24 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi miss.iu

oh lord all these raves..I obviously needs 'em :-D

March 16, 2009 at 10:24 AM  

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