March 1st – Downtown – Orange blossom! The elevator smells of Arquiste Infanta y Flor. Someone in this building has wonderful tastes and probably shops at Barneys. Someone other than me…
March 2nd – Downtown – Shopping and perfume sniff-a-thon. There are so many pitiful things that make the final cut. Stop with the pointless releases of things that smell like some pointless thing released 5 years ago.
March 3rd – Redmond – First time I’ve ever been here and I’m not missing a thing. The smell of cheap vanilla candle wax
The Lipstick League – week of 3.18.13
Question of the Week – Describe your everyday, go-to makeup look.
EauMG’s Answer: I usually wear a dewy, sheer foundation paired with a pretty pink cream blush. My eye makeup is usually matte neutrals with maybe a glimmery highlight under the brows, eyeliner on top lashes and a few coats of mascara. I use clear gel on my brows to keep them in place. My look isn’t complete until I put on the lipstick. Most of the time
I admit that I like to make gift guides for people that like buying perfumes and products in pretty packaging. I also like to make glamorous gift guides. This is my Mother’s Day 2012 Gift Guide for the mom’s of people that love to buy perfume.
1. Guerlain & Emilio Pucci Powder Brush – I couldn’t resist this limited edition summer collection by Guerlain and Pucci, two of my favorite… Continue reading | 16 Comments
Sonoma Scent Studio Voile de Violette is a violet soliflore inspired by an old bottle of perfume owned by the perfumer when she was a little girl. I have a similar perfume memory. One of the earliest perfumes that I “played” with as a young girl was an unlabeled violet perfume in a dainty miniature bottle.
Voile de Violette opens with a flirty violet-raspberry syrup with greens. What I immediately notice with this violet soliflore is that it is bigger and richer and… Continue reading | 9 Comments
Soivohle Lilas et Narcissus was launched this spring. And it’s very much a playful spring floral with lilac, violets, and strawberries.
Lilas et Narcissus is such a delicate, pretty fragrance. I get a lovely powdered violet with a juicy strawberry. Heady, honeyed spring florals are present. It’s lilac, and yes, it’s white lilac. I also get violet and strawberry. I never knew that I liked strawberry in fragrance until I tried Lilas et Narcissus. It’s a very playful element. The scent gets slightly headier with time. I… Continue reading