You guys know that I like the Humiecki & Graef line just because I like their insane-o inspirations. I think perfume needs that. I want more Dadaist perfumes. Anyway, Eau Radieuse doesn’t really have a bizarre-o inspiration. It’s an attempt to make a “futuristic eau de cologne”. I was hoping it would be a sci-fi eau do cologne but they didn’t consult me beforehand.
Eau Radieuse opens as lemon and mint in chilled mineral water. This fragrance is chilled and mentholated. There’s… Continue reading
In a world of patchouli-gourmands, one would think that I would be tired of smelling these things. And for the most part, I am. But, I’m telling you, it’s worth it when I find one that is good. Lalique Satine is one of these that makes me have renewed faith in this subgenre of perfumes.
Satine opens as a marshmallow floral. It’s a sweet almond-heliotrope syrup on a bed of tonka and caramelized brown sugar. Jasmine and bergamot add an airiness to the sweet cloud of vanilla/almond – cherry pie… Continue reading | 18 Comments
I try not to complain about the weather, especially since it has been a mild winter in Seattle, but I can’t help it. I grow tired of winter quickly. After the holidays, I’m like “OK, that was fun. Is it spring yet?” I don’t think I was meant to live this north. Everyday I walk by one of my favorite French cafes. The patio is vacant, chairs and tables are pushed against the brick walls of the cafe. Moss grows between the brick. The sky is gray… Continue reading | 7 Comments
The Lipstick League – week of 1.9.12
Question of the Week: What’s your go-to eyeshadow brush?
EauMG’s Answer: I’m not much of an eye makeup person. I keep it neutral most days and wear eye liner on the top lashes. I love Sonia Kashuk shadow brushes. The Eye Shadow Brush set is great. It contains a fluffy brush and a blending brush.
Nouveau Cheap – If you’re a fan of the Wet n Wild 8-pan eyeshadow palettes, the new … Continue reading | 2 Comments