The Lipstick League – Week of 11/10/14

Serge Lutens

The Lipstick League – week of 11.10.14

Question of the Week: What’s your go-to party makeup look? Smoky eyes? Cat-eye liner? Bright lips?

EauMG’s Answer: Wow, I’m so flattered that you think I party :) Honestly, it really depends on the occasion and the time of year. This time of the year, I’m most likely going to do minimal eye makeup and really dark lips. Other times of the year, I may do a matte red lipstick or bright coral with cat-eye liner. I

The Lipstick League – Week of 11/3/14

Lola Falana

The Lipstick League – week of 11.3.14

Question of the Week: Do you use face primer? If so, what are some of your favorites?

EauMG’s Answer: Now that I use BB creams and cushion compacts, I use face primer a lot less than I used to. But, I do use it when I wear foundation. My favorite primer for my dry skin is Reviva Labs Makeup Primer (review here). It works well and the price is great. I also like… Continue reading | 4 Comments

The Lipstick League – Week of 10/6/14

Claudette Colbert

The Lipstick League – week of 10.6.14

Question of the Week: When applying your makeup, do you stand or sit? Where do you apply it? In your bedroom, bathroom or…?

EauMG’s Answer: This has always depended on where I live. In the past I’ve had vanities, dressing rooms, etc. And now I don’t So I apply my makeup in the bathroom, standing in front of the mirror. The good thing is that this bathroom has both overhead and natural light. I will say that I

EauMG’s September 2014 Favorites

Nashville

Greetings from Nashville!

September went by so quickly! It was a pretty good month filled with people I like and good food. I ended up spending a week in Nashville visiting family, friends and my little baby nephews (8 and 18 months old). We also had folks visit us in Seattle. However, I realize that after all these years, Seattle feels much more like “home” than Nashville. I stick out there; I was reminded of that during my last visit, that odd Left Coast relative…

I was… Continue reading | 15 Comments

The Lipstick League – Week of 9/29/14

Guy Bourdin

The Lipstick League – Week of 9/29/14

Question of the Week: What’s the first beauty/makeup item that you remember coveting?

EauMG’s Answer: Where do I start? I was the type of kid that drew lipstick and witches all over my 1st grade report card…Anyway, I do remember my first makeup coveting. Let me take you back to the early 80’s. My mother who was really young when she had me; she was still “cool” and  up on the cosmetics and fashion. I would watch her