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Rituel de Fille Night Visions Autumn ’15 Makeup Collection Review

Rituel de Fille Night Visions

For Fall 2015, Rituel de Fille has launched Night Visions, a collection inspired by “a collection inspired by this uniquely powerful moment of transformation, in shades that capture the final glimmers of light“. The collection consists of two shades that I think fit somewhere between a Poiret evening coat, Renaissance velvet with Medici emblems and Byzantine icons.

 

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EauMG’s November 2014 Favorites

Paramount Seattle
The ceiling of the Paramount in Seattle. I went to a Penn & Teller show.

November felt like one of those freakishly long (and not in a good way) months. I spent three out of the four weeks sick (and I’m sick again with some straight-from-hell cold). So, I spent most of the month looking crusty and unable to smell things. I think if someone tallied up how many hours I slept during November, I’d be depressed. Because, it seemed like I spent half the month… Continue reading | 6 Comments

makeup, skincare

Hourglass Cosmetics No. 28 Primer Serum Review

Hourglass No.28 Primer Serum

The claims: The goal of Hourglass No. 28 Primer Serum is to moisturize skin as it “prepares” skin for makeup. It contains 14 essential oils (such as rose geranium, lavender, rosemary), 10 lipid-rich plant oils (such as evening primrose, jojoba, olive oil) and 4 vitamins (A, B5, C and E). Here’s a complete list of ingredients.

Reminder of my skin type: I have dry skin with invisible pores. I want a product to prolong the wear of foundation without making my skin feel like… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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Make Me Blush: A Guide to Cream Blush Sticks

 

I love cream blush because it really sinks in and looks so natural and effortless. The first blush that I ever used was Benefit Benetint which I used for years during my adolescence. Switching over to powder was hard, typically this is reversed. Over the years I’ve been introduced to many different brands that have these twist-up cream blushes. I love them. My skin type is normal, so I can’t say if you have oily skin you’ll love these as much as I do, but there are some great gel stains on the market that I’ll list later… Continue reading | 2 Comments