fragrance

Lady Gaga Fame EDP Perfume Review

Lady Gaga Fame EDP

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

I haven’t bothered reviewing Fame earlier and I don’t know why I’m doing it now. The deal with Fame is that it doesn’t matter what the black juice in the claw covered bottle smells like; Lady Gaga’s millions of Little Monsters will buy it. And they’ll love it. This is how fandom works. It doesn’t matter if perfume people love it or hate it. Perfume people don’t drive the sales.

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home scents

Jonathan Adler Pop Collection Candles – Mini Reviews

I’m one of those people that has always had this strange obsession with all things campy, vintage and well, sleazy. I’ve always loved low-brow art, thrift store crap and huge prints. Yes, in the 90’s I wore polyester (what was I thinking?!). Because of my love of camp, I love Jonathan Adler and his design. I love the Palm Beach quirkiness and how he can jazz up those ugly Brady Bunch houses. He and I are about the same age, I don’t want to go there because he’s insanely successful and I’m not. What I’m trying to say is that he glam’d up… Continue reading | 7 Comments

makeup

Hey Bronzer Babe: Some New Bronzing Kits and Tips

The cosmetics world knows that some of us are not ready to let go of summer even though the temps are still high in most areas, so they’ve equipped us with a few new bronzer kits. First off, I am not a huge bronzer fan but it does have a time and a place. It’s not a staple for me like it is for some people but I do use it occasionally. I find that most people do not use it because they haven’t found that special product for themselves yet. Bronzer is not meant to look orange or leave… Continue reading