EauMG’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Niblings & Teens

Teen Gift Guide

 

HUG your auntie! My holiday gift guides are back! I’m not in the mood; it doesn’t feel very holiday-ish but I’m pushing through. This is an annual tradition on EauMG. Previously I referred to this guide as the “Holiday Gift Guide for Sweet Nieces and Teens” but I wanted to find a word that was more gender neutral or something I could use collectively. I have four nephews and once niece and another nephew on the way. I was told to use the word “nibling”, which… Continue reading | 8 Comments

The Lipstick League – Week of 9/12/16

Katy Jurado

The Lipstick League – week of 9.12.16

Question of the Week: Do you think it’s important that body wash and body lotion scents complement each other? Or match?

EauMG’s Answer: Personally, I like for my scented body products to complement each other. Since I test fragrances so much, I do use a lot of unscented products. But, as you can see from my Empties, I bathe too much. At least once a day I use scented bath/shower products and lotions.And I like for

The Lipstick League – Week of 2.29.16

Vintage Avon ad

The Lipstick League – Week of 2.29.16

Question of the Week: Which shower gels/body washes/soaps are currently in your shower?

EauMG’s Answer: I used to be the type of person that kept only one in the shower. These days, I’ve been all about the variety. Currently there is way too much in my shower. I have the following shower gels: Maja, The Body Shop White Musk, LUSH Rose Jam, Malle Lipstick

EauMG’s Favorite Shower Gels

Marilyn Monroe Shower

 

As corny as it sounds, I view bathing as a ritual. For me, it represents rebirth. At the end of the day, I can wash away my sorrows and start fresh. In the morning, I can prepare myself for an erratic day. For five or ten minutes daily, this is my time to start over. And as woo as it sounds, I take this time to reflect on the positive things in my life¹, of course, while using products with scents that I enjoy… Continue reading | 13 Comments

Amayori Geisha Natural Aromatherapy Perfume Oil & Bath Salts Reviews

Amayori Geisha perfume oil

Amayori is a line of natural bath and body products inspired by Japanese bathing rituals. The brand also has a line of aromatherapy perfume oils. I’ve tried the perfume oil, Geisha, and all of the Luxury Bath Salts.

Geisha for “strength and self-possession” with notes of jasmine, bergamot and yellow mandarin. 

Geisha opens with a bright sunny citrus that reminds me of yuzu. It starts to wear as a fresh, green jasmine with a citrus tang. I say give it a try if you like… Continue reading | 11 Comments