Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume
I’ve been in a perfume funk where nothing new has really interested me but there have been some expectations.¹ Before this “Late Summer 2016 Reawakening”, I can only think of a few new things that I felt like wearing. Oddly enough, one of the things that I’ve enjoyed wearing over the past 2 years has been a designer perfume, Giorgio Armani Si.
Si opens with a blackcurrant candy floss. It’s sweet, fruity and slightly like burnt sugar. The rose comes into the… Continue reading | 10 Comments
The Lipstick League – week of 9.5.16
Question of the Week: What’s your favorite fragrance to wear during late summer/early fall?
EauMG’s Answer: oh, good question! This changes every year but right now I’m craving sheer, spicy scents like Chanel Coco (EDT) and 1000 Flowers Réglisse Noir. I’m also craving fruity, harvest scents like Byredo Pulp and Mugler Womanity. What about you?
Phyrra – Want to glow on a budget? I’ve got the… Continue reading
I know I say this every month, but August flew by. I can’t believe it’s already September!
I said I was going to put myself on a no-buy but obviously, I didn’t. While I was buying a liquid liner, I ended up impulse buying BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Palette. I have no idea who this person is but the highlighters are pretty and I’m a sucker for anything plummy brown. Overall, I’m really happy with this impulse buy.
I needed a daily… Continue reading | 13 Comments
Don’t be tricked by the “cherry” in this perfumer’s name. Thorn & Bloom Stranger in the Cherry Grove isn’t a fruity perfume. This is a botanical perfume that is like charred woods and smoke.
Perhaps it was a romantic rendezvous lit by firewood, a bonfire-side party in your home town when your visiting from college or maybe holidays spent at a loved one’s home, there’s something about smoky fragrances that people find nostalgic. It appears like many of us have pleasant memories… Continue reading
In all honesty, I’ve felt a bit burnt out by perfume for the past couple of years. I mean, if this blog were a child, it’d be in 2nd grade. That’s a long time to talk about the same thing. I thought it may not even be “perfume” but life and personal obligations…stress. A lot has changed in my life during this time. We’ve moved across the country, we work different jobs and there’s all sorts of other things that have occurred that have me thinking about… Continue reading | 40 Comments