The Lipstick League – Week of 9.28.15
Question of the Week: How many skincare products do you use every day?
EauMG’s Answer: I get asked this a lot and I don’t know the answer. I actually use a lot and that’s why I avoid this question. It also changes weekly because of masks and treatments. But, here we go. Morning routine: cream cleanser, acid toner, eye serum, eye cream with SPF, BHA lotion/gel, prescription topical antibiotic, hydrating toner (like
September was still rather warm here but it was milder, less humid. And then October arrived and the temps dropped. It’s like Mother Nature just knows when there’s a season change or something. I think she may have some experience with these sort of things
In September, I ended up splurging on more than I should have. I made a large ColourPop order. I love their lip products. I ended up taking advantage of Barneys “Love Yourself” event when you get a really… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Phaedon Dzhari is named after the winds that blow over the Libyan desert. And I think this is a perfect name for this woodsy oriental fragrance. It’s warm and dry like the dessert.
Dzhari opens as clay and sandalwood. Now, a lot of online reviews mention the dates/dried fruits. On my skin, the fruits are extremely subtle but there is a sweetness. It’s not like a stewed fruit sweetness (like in many Serge Lutens) but more like sweet earth, like clay. The heart is boozy like dried, fruit-scented shisha… Continue reading
I love carnation fragrance but I feel like there aren’t many to choose from. There’s a couple of old classics and there’s a few modern scents (that are less soliflore-y). When you think about how many rose soliflores there are, you’d expect more than a handful of carnations. But, that’s the way it is. Carnation is usually the back up singer.
One of my favorite indie brands is DSH Perfumes. In fact, the reason I was introduced to DSH was a search for carnation scents. I… Continue reading