My Mexico Haul 2016



Mexico is a diverse place and the Yucatán is its own special, isolated pocket due to its geographic location. Mérida has a rich Mayan heritage and the town is filled with Catholic cathedrals and colonial homes. It’s s such an interesting city with a resilient culture. It’s a wonderful place and we plan on returning soon.

I’d love to talk more about my trip but for the sake of this blog, I’ll keep it focused on beauty.

I stayed in San Juan in Centró, a historical… Continue reading

The Lipstick League – Week of 10.17.2016

Emmylou Harris

The Lipstick League – week of 10.17.16

Question of the Week: On a typical day, how many products do you use on your brows?

EauMG’s Answer: I usually use one or two. I fill them in with a pencil, powder/eyeshadow or a pomade like Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow. If my brows are unruly, I’ll set them with a gel. However, these days I’m usually doing the “soap brows” that I saw done by Pixiwoo. It actually works! I do

The Lipstick League – Week of 5/16/16

LT Piver Face Powder

The Lipstick League – week of 5.16.16

Question of the Week: Do you use color correcting complexion products (like powders, primers or concealers)? If so, which ones do you use?

EauMG’s Answer: I use basic ‘ole concealer daily, mainly for under my eyes. I do own a few of those “color correcting” products in shades of green marketed to help with redness from Korean brands (i.e. The Face Shop, Nature Republic, Missha) and Shiseido. I don’t know if it is just me or my

The Lipstick League – Week of 5/9/16

Nancy Berg

The Lipstick League – week of 5.9.16

Question of the Week: Dump your purse! Now name every beauty product you found…

EauMG’s Answer: A sample of the new Prada L’Infusions Oiellet, Yes to Cucumbers SPF 30 Stick (great for SPF touch-ups for hands, ears, etc), Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch SPF 55 (I like that it isn’t greasy and seems to layer well over things I applied in the morning),  Innisfree No Sebum

The Lipstick League – Week of 5/2/16

Gloria Vanderbilt

The Lipstick League – week of 5.2.16

Happy Mother’s Day!

Question of the Week: What was your last blind-buy (purchase made without seeing or testing beforehand) and how did it work for you?

EauMG’s Answer: May is my birthday month and I admit that I’ve been going overboard when it comes to buying stuff. I have spent more than I should on beauty products. My last blind-buy was a 10 Colour Freedom System from Inglot in wild lip colors. My palette is