Hiram Green is a small line of natural, artisanal fragrances that I’d describe as “slow fragrances”. I compare them to Slow Food where you can taste the difference because of the ingredients used and the time put into them. This isn’t a brand that launches a new fragrance every six weeks. It’s a line that embraces natural ingredients and doesn’t launch fragrances until they’re “just right”.
I really like the other two releases from Hiram Green, Moon Bloom and Shangri-La. As someone that loves… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
It’s that time in summer where I try really hard not to complain but it’s like 100° and I’m fed up with the summer’s oppression. This is the time of the year where I have to be careful with which perfumes I wear because something that I usually love can quickly become “too much”. As boring as it sounds, I wear citrus or herbal scents.
Lime Basil and Mandarin opens as a green… Continue reading
The Lipstick League – week of 7.18.16
Question of the Week: What alternative products do you use in your skincare regime? Think supplements, things found in the garden or the fridge…
EauMG’s Answer: For health reasons, I take a variety of multi-vitamins which have helped with my hair and skin. I also started taking turmeric, probiotics and the like. In fact, I love talking about this stuff so maybe I should save it for an actual post instead. I also try my best to eat
Chabaud Innocente Fragilité is a floral perfume that is a “tribute to purity”. When it comes to purity, I could care less unless we’re talking about potable water or the tubes of lipstick I’m buying at Sephora (for real, what makes people play in the items when there are testers out?!). When I think of flowers, I don’t think of purity either. In fact, I’ve always viewed flowers as if they were predators – attracting insects to do their pollination. Many parts of flowers are poisonous to animals… Continue reading | 2 Comments