Oh, October…I had a terrible cold that left me feeling awful for weeks and unable to smell anything. I went to LUSH and picked up a bath bomb and the Dirty Springwash in hopes of making my head “open up” some. I also bought a small bottle of Lust because I could smell it. (And I also wonder how long it’ll be around with the launch of the new stuff). I also bought the NARS x Man Ray Noire et Blanche Audacious Lipstick Set
In case you didn’t know, last month I went to Budapest on a vacation. We had a great time looking at architecture and drinking wine. But, you know me. I’m obsessed with skincare (and everything else). So, of course I took the time to check out drugstores and beauty stores. I’m embarrassed to even post what I bought because I went crazy. I blame the fact that my hotel was next to a DM Drogerie (one of my favorite stores).
I announced in the end of 2016 that I was putting myself on a “low-buy” in 2017. I have accumulated a lot of stuff that I should be using. The deal is that I actually like the things that I have but I get so distracted by shiny, new things. My goal in 2017 is to buy less and enjoy more. This means that I’m only going to buy things that I really want (no more impulse buys) and that I’m “shopping” my stash.
The Lipstick League – week of 9.12.16
Question of the Week: Do you think it’s important that body wash and body lotion scents complement each other? Or match?
EauMG’s Answer: Personally, I like for my scented body products to complement each other. Since I test fragrances so much, I do use a lot of unscented products. But, as you can see from my Empties, I bathe too much. At least once a day I use scented bath/shower products and lotions.And I like for
The theme for the February Boxwalla* Beauty Box was beauty products to help you channel your inner Cleopatra. That statement alone was enough for me to want to try this box. This time of year is dull and fills me with the blahs. If it weren’t for pampering products and rituals like warm baths, I know I’d be feeling even more “blah”. In February, a Cleopatra-inspired routine of milk baths, rose petals and honey sounds perfect.
Here’s what’s in it – SPOILER: