The Lipstick League – week of 9.8.14
Question of the Week: When a beauty product is labeled “Limited Edition” (LE), are you more inclined to purchase it?
EauMG’s Answer: Not really. That rarely “works” on me. When it does, it’s because it’s something that I find really special or I love the packaging (i.e. Guerlain Holiday Collections). But, in those causes I’m buying because I like them or find them special, not because they are LE.
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PK Perfumes Ginger Zest de Citron is a perfume inspired by cocktails. I find Ginger Zest de Citron to be a very global perfume in that pulls “ingredients” from all over.
Ginger Zest de Citron surprises me with its opening. It’s curry leaves, mint chutney and orange-ginger marmalade. Ginger Zest de Citrons goes into a direction I didn’t expect. It’s curry leaves, turmeric and white florals. Curry is odd because it’s spicy, sweet, lemony and pungent and sometimes I find it “rubbery”. On… Continue reading | 4 Comments
I’ve decided to write down which perfumes I would like for autumn and here they are:
Roxana Illuminated Perfumes Fig. 1 Noir – It’s a dark, deep patchouli. A patchouli for hardcore patchouli addicts. A patchouli that intimidates all the other patchoulis. Full review.
Cartier La Panthère – I admit that I want this for the bottle. It also helps that I like how it smells. The only reason that I haven’t purchased it yet is that I’m holding out for the parfum…but I may… Continue reading | 11 Comments
Tocca Simone is marketed as a “tomboy” fragrance…whatever. It’s a reason for them to mention surf and sea in copy without going out and creating an overtly “beachy” fragrance.
Simone is fruity. It opens as a familiar apple, citrus and creamy amber, reminding me of Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue for Her but with an addition of honeydew melon. This opening is tart, crisp and fruity. The heart is a bouquet of abstract florals and crisp apple slices. Simone dries down to a “mush of… Continue reading | 4 Comments