I’ve been really impressed with the indie brand, House of Cherry Bomb. You guys already know this. I went on and on about this brand in my review of Tobacco Cognac, a musky tobacco fragrance.
Violet Green Tea Honeysuckle (let’s abbreviate it as VGTH) opens as a green grass and cool violets. With wear the violets get more tangy, like unripe raspberries. This bitter fruitiness mingles with a sheer, airy honeysuckle. It wears exactly as the name implies – violets and honeysuckles. VGTH… Continue reading
Parfums Lalun Phenomene Verte II is a limited edition, small batch perfume made from wildcrafted and wildgrown tinctures. Because of this, the final fragrance is highly individualized and consonantly evolving with age.
Phenomene Verte II is a musky, creamy floral. On my skin, it’s more of a buttery orris with a jasmine married to vetiver. It’s a warm, slightly powdery floral with a cool, grassy, green vetiver. Phenomene Verte II has an amazing dry-down of an outstanding sandalwood, rose and vanilla. The texture of this fragrance… Continue reading | 2 Comments
The Lipstick League – Week of 6.22.15
Question of the Week: What are your favorite deep-conditioning hair treatments?
EauMG’s Answer: When it comes to haircare, I’m a bit “crunchy”. I tend to prefer natural treatments like coconut oil or shea butter. My hair loves oils and butters. As far as brands, I tend to like Shea Moisture, Palmer’s and Queen Helene products.
Love for Lacquer – Are you a highlight fanatic? Jess shows us an EXCLUSIVE… Continue reading
Gentlewoman is the newest perfume from Juliette Has a Gun. It’s a “masculine fragrance dedicated to women”. It’s a modern “eau de cologne”. This sort of marketing usually irks me for many reasons. Number 1, it plays on gender marketing which is rather annoying in the fragrance industry, especially in the niche market.¹ Number 2, if one wants to play with societal and cultural gender norms, then just wear a “classic eau de cologne” or whatever. Go shopping where men go shopping… Continue reading | 2 Comments