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Stuff to Buy Yourself for Valentine’s 2018

Jeanette MacDonald

Each year I put together a Valentine’s Gift Guide. I usually add a disclaimer to them something like “I am throwing this together as an excuse to talk about rose-scented things and things to get me out of a winter funk”. My disclaimer is the truth. So, instead of saying this is some sort of gift guide, I’m going to be frank. This is a list of 14 ridiculous things that I wish I could buy myself in the middle of February. It has nothing to do with Valentine’s… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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EauMG’s 2017 Empties & Thoughts

2017 Empties

Empties are posts that I do where I tally the amount of beauty products that I empty. It also is something that I do that makes me feel like a total hoarder (empty bottles accumulate until the end of a month for a “photo shoot”), but hey, bloggers are weird people. There’s a few reasons why I’m so consistent with my Empties post. Firstly, it helps me keep up with what I’m actually using. I can quickly reference and see if something was a hit/miss for… Continue reading | 18 Comments

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EauMG’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Natural Beauties

natural beauty gift guide

I’m continuing the week with more gift guides! Here’s my gift guide for those that appreciate naturally beautiful products. Warning, it’s rose-heavy. I’m sorry. I can’t help myself.

natural beauty gift guide

1. Rodin Jasmine & Neroli Gift Set – This Rodin gift set has the best products, imo. It has the limited edition face oil, hand cream, lip balm and sample of the body oil. I adore the limited edition vintage wallpaper packaging. Retails for $134… Continue reading

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EauMG’s August 2017 Empties

August 2017 Empties

Let me just say I bought so much while I was in Europe. I can’t even list it all. I stocked up on European sunscreen, German bath/body products, makeup that isn’t available in the US and fancy skincare. I’ve got to stick to a no-buy for the rest of the year now. I just have to. Because I really went overboard. I’ll share my haul with you guys if you promise not to shame me.

Since I traveled so much in August, I thought this would… Continue reading | 20 Comments

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Dew Puff Konjac Sponge Reviews

Dew Puff konjac sponge

What is a konjac sponge?

A. It’s a sponge made from konjac root, a natural plant fiber. Are you familiar with shirataki noodles? They’re made from the same konnyaku root/yam!

How do you use a konjac sponge?

A: It’s so easy. You just wet it. With water, it becomes soft, and well, spongy. Rub it on your face in gentle circular motions and rinse. If you use a cleanser, make sure to rinse it out of the sponge very well. Hang up and let… Continue reading | 3 Comments