Piguet Calypso is a relaunch of a perfume of the same name from the 1950’s. I have not tried the vintage. I have no idea what it smells like so my disclaimer with this review is that I have no Calypso baggage. I’m just sniffing a floriental that comes in a pretty black bottle.
Calypso opens as a citrus rose with depth of patchouli peeking through. It’s a powdery rose and iris with lilac nuances. However, Calypso isn’t just a floral. The patchouli in this reminds me… Continue reading | 1 Comment
It has been six years since I put together a guide of coconut perfumes. With so many launches (and so many discontinuations), there’s a need to update. This is my comprehensive list of 26 perfumes that are predominantly coconut or have a predominant coconut note. From coconut water to coconut cream, this guide should have you covered.
Auric Blends Black Coconut Perfume Oil – Here’s a cheapie… Continue reading | 15 Comments
FAR Botanicals is a brand of small-batch natural haircare that has combined a nourishing hair oil with fragrance. Verde Oil is like perfume for your hair that actually improves the condition of your hair. I’m amazed by this. I’m so happy that someone has caught on that this is a product that needs to exist. I love perfume. I love “crunchy” haircare. And I love a multi-purpose product. Verde Oil combines all of this.
The line comes in eight scents (well, seven, one is scentless)… Continue reading | 8 Comments
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
Can you believe that the original Michael Kors Michael is 15 years old now? I remember when this perfume launched and was its height of popularity. Michael Kors was on Project Runway, he was one of the first designers we got to knew via reality TV. He wasn’t just a designer but some guy from Long Island with a sense of humor. We heard stories of his Jewish mother, his love of tanning and his personal career experiences. The perfume matched… Continue reading | 6 Comments
The Lipstick League – Week of 7.13.15
Question of the Week: Nail check! What’s currently on your tips and toes?
EauMG’s Answer: Absolutely nothing. My nails are a wreck right now.
Nouveau Cheap – A popular German drugstore beauty brand that’s almost impossible to get here in the US is now available at Ulta. Any guesses about which brand I’m talking about? Click here to end the suspense.
Prime Beauty – saddles up to the bar–the Buxom