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 | 14 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

Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy Lipstick Review – 204 Caffe

Armani Rouge Ecstasy

I’ve been in a makeup funk for a long time and I’m finally starting to feel like playing in it again. Who knows, maybe a vintage makeup look tutorial will show up again?

Today, I’m taking a brief break from fragrance and quickly reviewing a new lipstick that I bought last week.

First things first, I love Armani lipsticks. They make some of my favorite “nudes” and reds. I usually use Rouge d’Armani but hey, I couldn’t resist Rouge Ecstasy. I’m finally feeling some inspiration again. I’m… Continue reading | 4 Comments

EauMG’s September 2014 Empties

September Empties

More Empties! September went by rather fast.

My prediction that I would run out of most of my skincare in September was wrong. But, that was mainly because I spent a week out of town and was forced to “streamline” my skincare routine (and pull out some minis). So, I didn’t run out of as much skincare as I predicted…

Below I’ve shared what I emptied, but here’s what I ended up buying in September (trying to keep track of that as well): Shiseido White