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EauMG’s September 2015 Empties

September 2015 Empties

 

September was still rather warm here but it was milder, less humid. And then October arrived and the temps dropped. It’s like Mother Nature just knows when there’s a season change or something. I think she may have some experience with these sort of things ūüôā

In September,¬†¬†I ended up splurging on more than I should have. I made a large ColourPop order. I love their lip products. I ended up taking advantage of¬†Barneys “Love Yourself” event when you get… Continue¬†reading | 4 Comments

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Besame 1938 Cream Rouge in Crimson Review

Besame Crimson Rouge

B√©same is a line of cosmetics inspired by authentic vintage beauty products and makeup. I’ve been using their lipsticks for years. Now that it is winter, I’m currently in a cream blush/gel stain makeup mood. I want a dewy complexion so I’ve switched to cream-based products.

Besame 1938 Crimson Cream Rouge is exactly what the name implies. It’s a vintage inspired red cream rouge for lips and cheeks.

The packaging: Besame is a great brand because they’re dedicated to every detail. This is a painted tin… Continue¬†reading | 11 Comments

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Besame Cosmetics Sweetheart Balm Review

Besame Sweetheart Balms

It’s my belief that any good cosmetics brand should offer a a good lip balm, especially if the line sells lipstick. Besame is known for their vintage inspired makeup, especially their historically accurate lipstick shades in pretty gold bullets. I feel if you are going to offer bold lipstick, then offer something that makes lips soft and smooth too. And the line does – Sweetheart Balm.

These balms are housed in glass jars with a cute lid. As you already know, Besame knows how to do… Continue¬†reading | 2 Comments

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1930’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Ruby Keeler

Ruby Keeler

I love this makeup look of actress, singer, dancer and Broadway legend, Ruby Keeler. ¬†It’s from the 1930’s but it is still a great look for now. Here’s what I did to get this look:

FACE: I evened out my complexion with Shiseido Stick Foundation in O20 and blended with my fingers. Under the eyes, I applied MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC30 under the eyes with a concealer brush. With a sponge, I applied Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder in Transparent. With a… Continue¬†reading | 6 Comments

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1950’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Nadja Tiller

1950's makeup look of Nadja Tiller

When I think classic 1950’s, I think of a look like Nadja’s. Simple eye makeup, red lips and flawless skin. It works for everyone. Here’s what I did to get German actress, Nadja Tiller’s inspired makeup look:

FACE: It’s all about a flawless complexion. And most of us don’t have that, so we must fake it. Under the eyes with my fingers, I applied Covergirl Simply Ageless Concealer in Corrector. With a sponge, I applied