This is my first time every living in a place with distinct seasons. Labor Day happened and it was like a switch was flipped. After months of hot, humid days, it suddenly became milder. It’s not abusive to go outside. There’s a mild breeze, a warm sunny glow and the tree just out the window is covered in ripe apples. And with that change, I want to start thinking about “autumn” perfumes. Ayala Moriel Zangvil is the perfect type of perfume for these early autumn/late summer days.
Rose Week 2014
Make perfume not war.
My introduction to this line was at Elements in January 2013. I had never heard of this brand before. In fact, I was worried that it was another one of those “perfumes will kill you with their toxic chemicals but ours won’t!” sort of natural perfume line because of the wholesome name. I looked at the sleek bottles and being a rose lover, I picked up The 7 Virtues Noble… Continue reading | 8 Comments
The Lipstick League – week of 12.16.13
For the month of December, we’re super-sizing The Lipstick League and giving you double the fun from some members!
Question of the Week: You can only buy one drugstore mascara for the rest of your life. Which do you choose?
EauMG’s Answer: Oh, this is a toughy. I would say Maybelline Full ‘N Soft Mascara.
Clumps of Mascara – I don’t think I’ve ever loved a blush as much as I love these little Too
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
If you read my blog, you’ve probably read that I’m not into “fresh” fragrances. I tend to like things that are completely on the other end of the “fresh” spectrum. But, there’s always an exception to every rule we make for ourselves. Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Universalis Forte is a fresh fragrance and I don’t just like it, I love it. I’m so rebellious that I even rebel the stupid rules that I make for myself 😉