fragrance

Raw Spirit Mystic Pearl Perfume Review

Raw Spirit Mystic Pearl

Raw Spirit Mystic Pearl is an aquatic floral inspired by Bali. As you may already know, I’m not the biggest fan of aquatic florals. I guess since I’m longing for a seaside escape, I was drawn to the thought of an aquatic perfume inspired by Bali and pearls.

Mystic Pearl opens as a sharp, squeaky clean aquatic floral. It starts to remind me of water lily or water lotus – a cool, wet floral. The heart is this wet, lotus floral with an aquatic sea mist… Continue reading

fragrance

Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Perfume Review

YSL Black Opium

Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume

It feels so cliché to be another perfume blogger that complains about a flanker of a classic perfume that’s geared to young’uns, but I can’t help it. I went in with an open mind when I sampled Black Opium. I *knew* it wouldn’t resemble the original Opium in any shape way or form. I had a feeling it’d be another sweet fragrance with a patchouli base – the mainstream “noir” recipe. Keep in mind, I love Mugler Angel Muse and I’m… Continue reading | 18 Comments

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 5.30.11

1940's era Alexis Smith

The Lipstick League – week of 5.30.11

Question of the Week: You’re running late and only have time to apply ONE makeup product to your face (after you’ve applied your skincare, of course). What’s it going to be?

EauMG’s Answer: Yikes! Only one? It would have to be concealer. But, if I’m having a “good skin” day or it’s dark outside, I’d have to wear a red lipstick 😉 Hopefully, this would distract from my lack of makeup. And hey, I