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The Lipstick League – Week of 6/19/17 – #SOTD

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The Lipstick League – week of 6.19.17

Question of the Week: What fragrance are you wearing right NOW?

EauMG’s Answer: It’s Pride! So, I stared out wearing a Serge Lutens but right now after a day of record shopping, parade watching and eating pizza, I’m wearing Charenton Macerations Christopher Street.  What’s your SOTD?

Blushing Noir – The SWEAT-PROOF, BUDGE-PROOF FULL COVERAGE Makeup Routine that you need to try out for Summer!

EauMG – I love sunscreen about as much as… Continue reading

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Le Jardin Retrouve Citron Boboli Perfume Review

Le Jardin Retrouve Citron Boboli

 

Le Jardin Retrouvé Citron Boboli (once known as Citron Poivré) is the sort of refreshing citrus that I’m craving on this hot, muggy city days. It’s inspired by the Palazzo Pitti’s Baboli Gardens in Florence. When you’re sweating it out in the subway terminal like a sauna from your nightmares, the streets smell like urine and garbage and every piece of grime sticks to your sticky body, I want something that smells crisp, refreshing and well, transports me to some place like the Baboli… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Anti-Haul May 2017

A lot of people do “Anti-Hauls” on Youtube. If you aren’t familiar with these, these are videos where people talk about what they aren’t buying. With so many launches, I love the premise of this. It gives us a reason to talk about what’s new without actually participating in this makeup economy of “BUT THIS LIMITED EDITION THING!”. Here’s my version, sans video. Here’s my additional comments¹. 

In May, Maybelline launched a ton of things. I don’t really need any of them but I’m curious about the Fit Me Powder (if I ever run out of loose powder). Ulta started… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Tonatto Profumi Magnifico Perfume Review (& Recommendations Please)

Tonatto Magnifico

New York City is having one of those springs where it went from gloomy and mild to BAM blindingly bright 90º+. Hopefully we’ll be pleased for some spring-like days before it turns into summer. However, today has reminded me that I really need perfumes that pair well with warm weather. Since moving, my perfume collection is still predominately very Seattle-ish (AKA perfumes that always evoke autumn and go with rain). I’m seriously lacking in the “cool and refreshing” category. In anticipation for another hot summer, I’ve actually been… Continue reading | 27 Comments

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EauMG’s July 2016 Favorites

Jersey Shore

 

In comparison to June 2016, July was a less busy month; it’s the height of “lazy summertime”. I started feeling better and there was no traveling. It was a lazy month but that’s what I wanted. No regrets.

The heat was oppressive and I found myself staying indoors more than I would have liked. But, honestly I just did not feel like being out in 100º heat in a stinky city filled with clueless summer vacation tourists. We went to the Jersey Shore… Continue reading | 10 Comments