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The Lipstick League – Week of 8/22/2016

Anita Ekberg

The Lipstick League – week of 8.22.16

Question of the Week: What are your current favorite limited edition products?

EauMG’s Answer: I’m not the sort of person that keeps up with limited edition items. I always miss out on collections. I often don’t realize a perfume is limited edition until it’s no longer available. There’s limited edition products that I like, like LUSH Rose Jam. Right now, I really can’t think of anything that I’m using that I love that’s limited edition. Actually


Heeley Cuir Pleine Fleur EDP Perfume Review

Heeley Cuir Pleine Fleur

Heeley Cuir Pleine Fleur isn’t one of those perfumes that jumped out at me when I first tried it. I thought it was pleasant and that’s as far as my thoughts went. And then David started wearing it. He picked it on his own. Aren’t you pleased at the perfumisto that I’ve created? You should be. I’m revisiting this perfume years after its launch and I’m surprised it didn’t “wow me” initially¹.

Cuir Pleine Fleur opens as violets, hay and leather.  It has a hint of vetiver motor… Continue reading | 9 Comments


M.Micallef Rose Extreme EDP Perfume Review

M. Micallef Rose Extreme

When you dabble into the perfume world you quickly start to realize that you don’t know your tastes. You’ll say things like “I hate jasmine” and only find yourself falling in love with a jasmine-heavy perfume six months later. My tastes have changed from when I first started showing interest perfume. I shouldn’t say “changed” but instead expanded. I’m open to more. Now saying that, I started this journey loving rose and I still do. I love rose. I’m a rose person. People often ask me… Continue reading | 14 Comments


Huitième Art Sucre d’Ebène EDP Perfume Review

Huitieme Art Sucre d'Ebene perfume

Huitième Art Sucre d’Ebène is inspired by tropical tradewinds. I think that Sucre d’Ebène achieves that. It’s sweet brown sugar and benzoin with a sheer, breezy, “tiki” feel.

Sucre d’Ebène surprises me with an opening of sweet brown sugar and benzoin. It’s so sweet but so wearable. Why? There is this brilliant addition of astringent witch hazel. I’ve always loved the scent of witch hazel and often wondered why it wasn’t used in fragrance. I guess it is seen as mundane and almost… Continue reading