The older I get, the more I appreciate that flamboyant style of Italian perfumery or at least “Italian inspired” perfumery. I’ve always liked these sort of sweeter, powdery florals but these days I actually wear them. Victoria of Bois de Jasmin wrote an article for Financial Times that briefly explains this Italian baroque style in modern perfumery. There’s a trend towards minimalism in niche perfumery¹ so I’m delighted to try perfumes that are opulent. Chabaud Lumière de Venise is a… Continue reading | 6 Comments
September was such a busy month for us. It was like busy-good vs. busy-bad. But, it was really busy.
I spent about 2 weeks in Mérida, Mexico so you’re going to see this trip heavily influence my September/October favorites. This was a much needed vacation and we had a great time. It’s a lovely city with amazing people. We liked it so much that we’ll visit again. Also, how weird is this? Fellow perfume blogger, The Scented Hound, was there when I was down there and… Continue reading | 7 Comments
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
As long as I keep reviewing designer perfumes, I’m going to keep reviewing perfumes in pink bottles marketed to women. Some things in life are predictable (thus, comforting) like this.
Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina has the sort of opening that has been in designer women’s perfumes for the past decade. It’s pink pepper, red berries and polite florals. It’s the usual “pink” fruity-floral except this time, there’s more sugar cubes. It’s radiant and pleasant, although it doesn’t stand out as… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Well, September is over. It was a busy month for me filled with getting back into the school groove and a trip to Mexico.
I was really bad and bought a ton of Korean skincare this month (image at the end of post). This was my reaction to stress. I also ran out of some of Garden of Wisdom products and made an order. Their website is confusing but the products that I’ve bought have been great (cleansers, serums and hyrdosols).
I was… Continue reading | 10 Comments
The Lipstick League – week of 9.26.16
Question of the Week: When it comes to haircare, what styling product are you reaching for the most these days?
EauMG’s Answer: My hair loves oils like that from FAR Botanicals or Aftelier so I reach for those daily. Currently, I’m really into the sort of serums I used in high school like this Olive Oil Polisher and Smooth N Shine. I typically apply these and air dry. Best