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The Lipstick League – Week of 4.9.18

Yohji Yamamoto 1984

The Lipstick League – Week of 4.9.18

Question of the Week: We’re right in the middle of Sephora Spring Bonus time; 15% off this weekend for Rouge, VIB and Insiders. So, what are you buying?

EauMG’s Answer: The coupon is tempting. However, I’ve determined that I need spring clothes more than I do spring makeup/skincare/fragrance. As of right now, I haven’t bought anything and don’t plan on buying anything. However, I’m over here looking at shoes. Do you like these Camper ones or

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The Lipstick League – Week of 2.8.216

Pantone clouds

The Lipstick League – week of 2.8.16

Question of the Week: Now that we’ve had a couple of months to process it, what are your thoughts about the Pantone 2016 Colors of the Year, Rose Quartz and Serenity (light pink and light blue)?

EauMG’s Answer: This reminds me that I need to do a perfume post of the 2016 Colors of the year. Actually, I have a lot to say about the shades which I should my thoughts into that post. This

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EauMG’s Perfume Picks for Your Halloween Costumes – 2013

I don’t dress up for Halloween. Why? Because I never get invited to do cool things but I like the idea of dressing up. And I think lots of other people do too. I mean, just look at the selection of costumes for adults out there.

This year I will be using perfume as a costume 😉 In this fragrance guide, I’m pairing perfumes with popular Halloween costumes for men and women. Get fully in character with these scents –

Mini rant – I find so many of the store bought costumes to be borderline offensive to full-blown… Continue reading | 14 Comments

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Jessica McClintock Perfume Review

Jessica McClintock

Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume

I rarely talk about lily of the valley perfumes on EauMG. So, let’s start with a big ‘ole lily of the valley, Jessica McClintock.

BAM. Lily of the valley all up in yo face. Plus some citrus. And some greens. It’s a dewy white floral. And then it becomes a huge jasmine accented with ylang-ylang. On me, the dry-down is a green tea-ish white floral with lots of musk. Sometimes I wear it and it smells like plastic, other times… Continue reading | 12 Comments

makeup instruction, vintage

1980’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Carol Alt

Mademoiselle Carol Alt cover

Most of the time when I think of 1980’s makeup, I cringe. I think about terrible contouring and frosty finishes and dry, lifeless skin. But, it seems that most magazine covers in the 80’s had great makeup like this 1981 issue of Mademoiselle magazine featuring model Carol Alt (who is still unbelievably gorgeous). This is an 80’s makeup look that one could wear today…and not to a costume party. I love Carol’s brows, eye makeup and glowing complexion. Here’s what I did to… Continue reading | 8 Comments