PURPLE FLOWERS WEEK 2017
It’s an annual tradition on EauMG to feature “purple flowers” on the week of Nowruz/Vernal Equinox. “Purple flowers” are what I call flowers that (usually) have purple blossoms and bloom in spring: lilacs, violets, iris, heliotrope, hyacinth and wisteria (when I’m feeling generous). These are the sort of florals that make me think of spring. Plus, it gives me an excuse to talk about some of my favorite floral notes.
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The Lipstick League – week of 7.25.16
Question of the Week: it’s a two-parter this week! Name the last beauty product you finished, and one beauty product in your stash that you know you will never finish.
EauMG’s Answer: Luckily, I keep up with my Empties 🙂 The last product I emptied was a Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Serum. The product that I’ll never, ever finish has to be Guerlain Météorites Pearls! Has anyone
Years ago (2008), Guerlain made a limited edition perfume to celebrate their anniversary AND to celebrate their customers that spent like a bazillion dollars with them. OK, maybe not a bazallion dollars but their loyal customers that probably do spend a lot. It was a non-commercial perfume that was a gift to loyal customers and industry insiders. One of my friends was one of these folks (actually a few were, but she’s the one that shared a small sample with me).
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The Lipstick League – week of 10.5.15
Question of the Week: What’s your go-to fragrance for fall?
EauMG’s Answer: I wish I had an answer! I like a lot of things. Usually when the weather gets milder, I tend to want to wear different fragrances than I did in the summer. I like richer scents with notes of tobacco, spices, leather and amber. Sometimes I get in the mood for something powdery like Malle Iris Poudre. I also like perfume-perfumes. I
The Lipstick League – Week of 3.2.15
Question of the Week: Have any of your favorite fragrances been discontinued?, If you had the ability to bring back any discontinued fragrances, what would they be?
EauMG’s Answer: Oh, where do I start? I know I’m going to forget some really obvious ones but here’s what I can think of today: Estee Lauder Youth Dew Amber Nude, Dior Tendre Poison, Guerlain Shalimar Light, Guerlain Vega, Gucci Rush, Bvlgari Omnia