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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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EauMG’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Goth

Martha Mansfield

Here’s my guide for all those that fancy the vampy! Every year I put together a holiday gift guide for the freaks, goths, post-punk dames, vintage vamps and alt-chics – all my favorite types of people. This is one of my favorite gift guides to put together as I never outgrew that “phase”; I just adapted better skills on how to conceal it so I can get a paycheck. This is the guide where I want it all and one of my favorite guides to compile:

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EauMG’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Natural Beauties

natural beauty gift guide

I’m continuing the week with more gift guides! Here’s my gift guide for those that appreciate naturally beautiful products. Warning, it’s rose-heavy. I’m sorry. I can’t help myself.

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1. Rodin Jasmine & Neroli Gift Set – This Rodin gift set has the best products, imo. It has the limited edition face oil, hand cream, lip balm and sample of the body oil. I adore the limited edition vintage wallpaper packaging. Retails for $134… Continue reading

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EauMG’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Niblings & Teens

Auntie Mame

Hug your Auntie! My holiday gift guides are back! And I apologize for the last minute of their arrival. The past few months are frankly wearing Auntie Mame down. But, after the holidays, I only have one semester of grad school left!

Anyway, back to the annual EauMG holiday tradition of gift guides. It’s better late than never, right? 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… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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EauMG’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Vintage Beauties

vintage holiday gift guide

Here’s my annual holiday gift guide for glamorous types that would be happy to have back-seamed stockings in their stocking! This is the gift guide for those that appreciate the timeless elegance of red lipstick, perfectly set hairstyles and oval-shaped manicures. Even if one can’t live the Old Hollywood fantasy lifestyle of silk dressing robes and a MGM contract, one can add a little bit of glamour in their daily lives with any of the items here: