The Lipstick League – Week of 7.20.15

Natalie Wood

The Lipstick League – Week of 7.20.15

Question of the Week: When it comes to brows, do you tend to gravitate toward pencils, gels, or powders?

EauMG’s Answer: This year I grew out my brows. Yes, grew them out. I have been (well adults did it too) waxing and tweezing since I was 10 years old. It’s time to see what’s really there. My brows are wreck but in this totally punk way I love it. The beauty blogging and beauty social media world is

Ormonde Jayne Zizan EDP Perfume Review

Ormonde Jayne Zizan

 

When I first tried Ormonde Jayne Zizan, I didn’t like it. It’s one that is is marketed “for men”. I thought it was too generic. The only thing I liked about this fragrance was the name “Zizan”. I still like to say it. And I like to say it like “SHAZAM!” Do it. Say it. It’s fun. I’ve tried Zizan a few more times and it’s grown on me.

Zizan has all of the elements of a popular fragrances marketed to men but one could argue that… Continue reading

Chanel Les Exclusifs No. 18 EDT Perfume Review

Chanel No. 18 perfume

 

Over the past few years something unpredictable has happened. I’ve become a Chanel fangirl. I can’t get enough of aldehydes, iris and in general, aloof compositions. And if this is what you’re into, Chanel is the brand for you. And to me, it seems rather punk¹ for me to wear such austere, “official” perfumes. Over the past few years, I’ve welcomed quite a fe Chanels into my life. No. 18 from Les Exclusifs has been one that I’ve worn a lot of. It’s a minimalist yet very… Continue reading | 8 Comments

Robert Piguet Calypso EDP Perfume Review

Piguet Calypso

Piguet Calypso is a relaunch of a perfume of the same name from the 1950’s. I have not tried the vintage. I have no idea what it smells like so my disclaimer with this review is that I have no Calypso baggage. I’m just sniffing a floriental that comes in a pretty black bottle.

Calypso opens as a citrus rose with depth of patchouli peeking through. It’s a powdery rose and iris with lilac nuances. However, Calypso isn’t just a floral. The patchouli in this reminds me… Continue reading | 1 Comment

EauMG’s Guide to Coconut Perfumes – Edition II

coconut perfume guide

 

It has been six years since I put together a guide of coconut perfumes. With so many launches (and so many discontinuations), there’s a need to update. This is my comprehensive list of 26 perfumes that are predominantly coconut or have a predominant coconut note. From coconut water to coconut cream, this guide should have you covered.

Coconut Perfumes

Under $75*

Auric Blends Black Coconut Perfume Oil – Here’s a cheapie… Continue reading | 15 Comments