Deco London Constance EDP Perfume Review

Deco London Constance

Deco London is a new British-based niche perfume line inspired by London in the 1920’s. The brand currently consists of six perfumes (three marketed towards men and three marketed towards women). Constance is an amber floriental that’s sure to attract patch-heads¹.

Constance opens with a mix of citrus peels.The scent has a sulfuric quality to it that reminds me of rhubarb and grapefruit peels. A camphoric patchouli is prevalent from the beginning. I know my description makes Constance sound “harsher” and sharper than it actually… Continue reading

aroma M Voluptuous Nostalgia Perfume Review

aroma M Voluptuous Nostalgia

aroma M Voluptuous Nostalgia is a limited edition perfume with copy that sounds like it was inspired by Audrey Hepburn in “Roman Holiday“. It’s inspired by seeing Rome from a Vespa…decades ago.

Voluptuous Nostalgia opens like pineapples and white florals. It the becomes a sweet, creamy white floral. It’s almost like a “gardenia custard”. It dries down to a warm, gilded amber with a hint of floral spiciness.

Voluptuous Nostalgia reminds me of another limited edition perfume by Maria McElroy (Lil or

The Lipstick League – Week of 1.18.16

Yardley masks

The Lipstick League – Week of 1.18.16

Question of the Week: What are your feelings about the current sheet mask craze? Have you ever tried one? If so, do you prefer them to traditional facial masks?

EauMG’s Answer: Well, if you guys read my Empties posts, you know that I use them! Typically I use about 4-5 sheet masks a month. As far as preferring them, it depends. I also use wash-off gel, cream or clay masks. I like to use

Serge Lutens Chene EDP Perfume Review

Serge Lutens Chene

Like the name states, Serge Lutens Chêne is an oak fragrance. Years ago when I tried Chêne, I liked it but I dismissed it as a simple fragrance. Trying it now, it’s simple in the way that a soliflore could be called simple (which I’d argue because I don’t find soliflores “simple”). The fragrance emphasizes a single note but there’s nothing simple about that.

Chêne opens as cedar shavings and an astringent raspberry-infused drinking vinegars. My grandmother used to make us drink her homemade concoctions of drinking vinegar… Continue reading | 6 Comments