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EauMG’s Guide to Coconut Perfumes – Edition II

coconut perfume guide

 

It has been six years since I put together a guide of coconut perfumes. With so many launches (and so many discontinuations), there’s a need to update. This is my comprehensive list of 26 perfumes that are predominantly coconut or have a predominant coconut note. From coconut water to coconut cream, this guide should have you covered.

Coconut Perfumes

Under $75*

Auric Blends Black Coconut Perfume Oil – Here’s a cheapie that I recommended… Continue reading | 19 Comments

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EauMG’s Perfume Picks for Summer 2015

It’s officially summer in the Northern Hemisphere. And you know the drill by now, here’s my perfume picks for hot, humid weather:

Tropical perfumes

Tropical Scents

These are the scents for the beach or for those days that you wish you were at the beach.

MIKMOI Ao EDP – If you don’t like tropical scents that smell like piña coladas, there’s this. It’s a fresh, aquatic tuberose that is inspired by Thai beaches. It’s the tropical scent for those that usually don’t like tropical scents… Continue reading | 31 Comments

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EauMG’s Perfume Picks for Your Halloween Costumes – 2014 Edition

Last year I put together a post featuring my picks for the most popular Halloween costumes. Looking back at that post, I thought, “Hey, that was fun. I want to do another”. For the 2014 edition, I decided to focus on costumes that I like (AKA ones that would be fun to “scent”). So, I went to the online costume sites to see what is popular this year. Here are my perfume picks to get you fully into costume:

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A Few Voluspa Candle Mini Reviews

It’s another laid-back Sunday at the EauMG house. I should be packing for my trip back to Nashville this week but I don’t want to pack. It’s overwhelming thinking about “condensing” my skincare for a trip. Anyway, I thought I’d take a break and post some really quick impressions of a few Voluspa candle scents.

Voluspa J.P.B candle

Japanese Plum Bloom AKA J.P.B. Notes listed include Japanese plum blossoms, orchard leaves, plum nectar and currants.

This is a juicy plum with a realistic redcurrant. It’s a must for those… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Keiko Mecheri Un Jour D’Ete EDP Perfume Review

Keiko Mecheri Un Jour d'ete

I’ve never visited the French Riviera but because of cultural influences like Pablo Picasso, Brigitte Bardot and La Cage aux Folles, it’s one of my “favorite places that I’ve never been” – sea, sun, art, gambling and celebs…

Un Jour d’Été reminds me of lemon and creamy ylang ylang in the opening. It’s citrus, woodsy, creamy and floral. It’s like a really glamorous Bain de Soleil (which I wear as perfume in the summer). There’s salt air and a… Continue reading | 2 Comments