We love you. Recently, I’ve noticed some differences in you and I’m wondering how you’re doing. We aren’t going to abandon you and we will find you help.
Yuzu Man is a piercing citrus with fig and astringent cedar. There’s a Thai basil-licorice thing going on but it’s really faint and easy to miss. And this is the interesting part. The rest of the fragrance wears as clean and soapy with aquatic fruits. It smells like a dryer sheet wrapped around… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Aftelier Secret Garden is a perfume inspired by the 1910 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. My little macabre girlself that drew witches on my report cards rather liked this story. A girl’s parents die and she gets to go live in a big ‘ole house. She cleans up a garden and practically heals her cousin by convincing him he can walk. Female empowerment, independence, a garden that cures all your emotional problems. I haven’t read it since I was at least 8, but I remember loving it… Continue reading | 4 Comments
The Lipstick League – week of 5.6.13
Question of the Week – When it comes to grooming the brows, what’s your preference? Wax, tweeze or thread?
EauMG’s Answer – I’ve been waxing my brows since I was 10. That may sound wild, but just ask the Kardashian sisters. I remember seeing an interview with Kim and she told the reporter that she and her sisters had been waxing since they were 10. The reporter acted shocked. And then Kim says, “We’re
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
I’ve always admired the genre of green fragrances but they used to intimidate them. They were sharp, crisp and I always imagined they carry a small clutch and have a really organized desk. You see, I didn’t relate to green perfume. They weren’t “me”. I’m scatterbrained, carry a big bag and have the world’s messiest desk. After being into perfume for over 10 years, green perfumes have grown on me as my experiences have broadened. Chanel Cristalle EDP was my gateway green.
Natural brand Becca & Mars has launched Refresh, an aromatherapy line to help with congestion brought on by colds, flu and seasonal allergies. Usually I have terrible allergies for at least 7 months of the year. Since we’ve moved, I haven’t had any. See, there are some perks to living without trees. Or maybe there are perks to not living in an old house. I did get a respiratory thing a few weeks ago that left me slightly congested (actually, I’m starting to suspect it was allergies). I… Continue reading | 3 Comments