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EauPEN Thread – Holiday Gifts

Chanel No. 5 1971
Did you receive any smelly things/perfume as gifts over the holidays? If so, what? If not, is there anything you want to treat yourself to?
I didn’t really get any perfume but I did get two perfume-y items from my Vintage Beauty Gift Guide. Apparently David read that post and gave me the Chanel No. 5 Fragments d’Or and Malle Iris Hand Cream. The bottle of this is so much bigger than I expected (8.4 oz). It’s actually a very… Continue reading | 16 Comments

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The Lipstick League – Week of 11/6/2017 – Sephora Rouge

Chanel 1978 makeup ad

The Lipstick League – week of 11.6.17

Question of the Week: We’ve got one more weekend for the Sephora Rouge 20% off sale. What the one item that you think everyone should pick up?

EauMG’s Answer: This is going to sound so bad, but I can’t really think of too much to buy during the Sephora Rouge sale for myself. It’s a good time to stock up on boring basics like skincare or foundation, the sort of stuff you know you like and will use

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EauPEN Thread – Favorite Designer Perfumes

Erykah Badu
Name your Top 5 Favorite designer perfume brands.
This is tough for me. When the word “favorite” is mentioned, it makes me nervous. I’m too noncommittal for blanket statements like that! So as of today, these are my five favorite designer perfumes. These are the brands that I own the most from and actually wear:

  1. Prada – I actually own a lot of Prada and I forget this. The original “Prada Amber” is one of my favorites. This may partially be because of memories or the
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The Lipstick League – Week of 1.23.17

Chanel Coco perfume

The Lipstick League – week of 1.23.17

Question of the Week: Which fragrance have you been wearing the most this winter? (If you don’t wear fragrance, tell us about the body lotion or body wash you’ve been using the most this winter.)

EauMG’s Answer: This winter has been more boring that winters of the past. Frankly, I haven’t felt like wearing perfume. I’ve been sampling new things but at night, I’ve been keeping it classic/comfortable with perfumes like Chanel

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Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Perfume Review

Chanel Coco Madamoiselle

Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume

There are so many popular perfumes that I haven’t reviewed because I don’t know where to start. Some perfumes are intimidating because of their popularity. You already know what they smell like. But, then I figure it’s popularity gives us something to discuss, right?

Chanel Coco Mademoiselle…where do I start? This is an insanely popular perfume with sales that even surprise Chanel. It’s a flanker that was created for younger women (the 20-30 year old crowd)… Continue reading | 14 Comments