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Atkinsons Jasmine in Tangerine Perfume Review

Atkinsons Jasmine in Tangerine

Atkinsons is one of those newly revived perfume houses. It’s a British perfume house that now offers some classics as well as additional contemporary perfumes.  Let me start out with this disclaimer – This perfume has been the only experience that I’ve had with the line and it’s in the Contemporary Collection.

Jasmine in Tangerine opens as the sort of jasmine that reminds me of hairspray. There’s a bit of tangerine peel. Something about this perfume comes across as a “period piece”. It really reminds me… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Parfums de Rosine Ballerina No. 4 Perfume Review

Parfums de Rosine Ballerina No. 4

Parfums de Rosine has an entire collection of Ballerina perfumes and from this title you can probably guess that now the collection consists of four perfumes.  And since this Parfums de Rosine, all of the perfumes are centered around roses. From the flowers to its tutu, the entire theme of Parfums de Rosine Ballerina No. 4 is “white”.

Ballerina No. 4 is a white floral that is heavy with the rose. The opening is bergamot with a spiced, peppery rose. Within… Continue reading

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Flankers – Miu Miu, Chloe and Dior Reviews

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing Popular Perfumes

This Monday I’m reviewing three flankers. What is a flanker? It’s a perfume that shares some attributes with a perfume that already exists (notes or even as much creative license as only sharing a name or similar bottle).

Miu Miu L'eau Bleue

Miu Miu L’Eau Bleue

Flanker to Miu Miu EDP

Notes listed include lily-of-the-valley, green notes, honeysuckle, Akigalawood and oud. Launched in 2015. PERFUMER – Daniela Andrier

L’Eau Bleue doesn’t open up as blue, but instead… Continue reading | 2 Comments

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 7/23/18

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The Lipstick League – week of 7.23.18

Question of the Week: What “super ingredient” in skincare are you most intrigued by?

EauMG’s Answer: I don’t know what “super ingredient” skincare is, so I looked it up and found this article with a list of them. I feel like most of these are rather basic things that have always shown up in skincare. I mean, I like all of this sort of stuff. I also like mushrooms in skincare and seaweed because it

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EauMG’s June 2018 Empties

June 2018 Empties

I am trying so hard to buy less. And I’m also failing at it. In June, I ended up making an e.l.f. order because I wanted to try their new foundation and SPF. But, with them it’s so cheap that the next thing you know, you’ve ordered 6 things you didn’t need. Anyway, I love everything that I bought. I think elf is doing the best with the “no makeup makeup” look than anyone else. I absolutely love the serum foundation because it basically looks like nothing (super… Continue reading | 8 Comments