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EauMG’s July 2017 Favorites

Flavin Dia

Where did July go? I felt it went by really quickly.

Overall, it was a really chill month. It’s summer so a lot of people are vacationing. Throughout the month I was able to entertain folks from out of town. It was nice to catch up with old friends; we’re all spread out all over the place.

Richard Serra Dia Beacon

I went to a few museums. I also (FINALLY) took the train up to Beacon with a… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Anti-Haul July 2017

A lot of people do “Anti-Hauls” on Youtube. If you aren’t familiar with these, these are videos where people talk about what they aren’t buying. With so many launches, I love the premise of this. It gives us a reason to talk about what’s new without actually participating in this makeup economy of “BUT THIS LIMITED EDITION THING!”. Here’s my version, sans video. Here’s my additional comments¹.

Here’s some things that have launched or will be launching soon that have been receiving hype in the Beauty World:

 

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EauMG’s July 2017 Empties

July 2017 Empties

I went on a day vacation in upstate New York and spent $50 at a drugstore because they had all the stuff that is always sold out in NYC, like that new L’Oreal Lash Paradise mascara and the chrome shadows. That Lash Paradise Mascara is amazing! It makes me look like I have lashes (and I pretty much don’t in real life). I ran out of cleanser so I bought La Roche-Posay Hydrating Cleanser, which I really like (no fragrance, low… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Update: August 2017

vintage Budapest spa

Hope everyone is enjoying their summer! I can’t believe it’s already August.

This week I’m on vacation to Budapest (and maybe Vienna, I don’t know yet). I will have posts scheduled, so please keep stopping by! However, there will be a delay approving comments. I’ll approve and respond as soon as I can. If you don’t see your comment after posting, that’s why. I haven’t approved them yet.

When I get back I’ll be visiting my in-laws in the Midwest (since I haven’t seen them in… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Women in Perfumery & A Story of My First Indie/Niche Perfumes

Recently Allure published an article in their July 2017 Diversity/”American Beauty” Issue, “The American Perfumers Modern Approach to Fragrance” by Liana Schaffner that briefly covers the rebellious spirit of American niche perfumery. I’m always delighted to see my interest introduced to a broader audience; however, there was something so curious about this article. Out of all the brands and perfumers interviewed¹, none were female. There was a total erasure of women in perfumery. Which is so unfortunate because I feel like there would have been no niche or indie perfumery in the US if it weren’t for women!… Continue reading | 19 Comments