Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Bahiana Perfume Review

Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Bahiana


When I first tried Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Bahiana, I merely dismissed it as Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue for Her but with more plumage. Both have some similarities – citrus, dry woods and a breezy feel. However, now that I’m trying Bahiana again, over a decade from its initial release, I realize there’s some to Bahiana.

The opening of Bahiana is almost like a vegetal, musky citrus. It’s lemon and something that reminds me of ambrette. As it wears… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Claudine Auger

Claudine Auger

OK, I’m so out of practice and I’m trying to get back in the swing of things. Here’s a look inspired by the beautiful Bond Girl, Claudine Auger.

FACE: Under the eyes with a concealer brush, I applied e.l.f. All Over Cover Stick in Apricot Beige. With a kabuki brush, I applied Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Powder Foundation in Classic Ivory. I applied a small amount of Clarins Blush Prodige in Rosewood, a neutral shade, to the cheeks with a blush… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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1960’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Claudine Auger

Actress Claudine Auger

I love this look of Claudine Auger. You probably know her as a Bond girl. There is something so wearable and “girl next door” with this look. Here’s what I did to get this Claudine inspired look:

FACE: I applied Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation in Clair Beige. Under my eyes, I blended Neutrogena Healthy Skin Concealer in Fair. With the brush provided, I applied Lancôme Colour Ideal Pressed Powder in Medium 20. High on the apples… Continue reading | 6 Comments