Mainstream Monday – Sniffing Popular Perfumes
This Monday I’m reviewing three flankers. What is a flanker? It’s a perfume that shares some attributes with a perfume that already exists (notes or even as much creative license as only sharing a name or similar bottle).
Miu Miu L’Eau Bleue
Flanker to Miu Miu EDP
Notes listed include lily-of-the-valley, green notes, honeysuckle, Akigalawood and oud. Launched in 2015. PERFUMER – Daniela Andrier
L’Eau Bleue doesn’t open up as blue, but instead… Continue reading | 2 Comments
The Lipstick League – week of 2.22.16
Question of the Week: If you had to pick your favorite type of eyeshadow, would it be pressed, loose, cream, liquid, pencil, or…?
EauMG’s Answer: This is a difficult one to answer. For the most part, I love pressed eyeshadows because they’re easy to use and so blendable. I find that the loose ones require too much skill for me in the mornings. However, I’m a huge fan of cream shadows, especially those in
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
Well, it’s about time that I review one of my favorite iris perfumes, Dior Homme. And one of my favorite designer masculines…ever.
Dior Homme opens with a sharp lavender that quickly fades into a clean, classic interpretation of an “eau de cologne” with citrus and herbs. It smells like an Italian holiday. Enter the iris, the real reason why people fall in love with Dior Homme. It’s cool yet buttery. It’s a well-rounded iris that is very Chanel-ish. The… Continue reading | 3 Comments
Mitzah is inspired by Dior’s muse and friend, Mitzah Bricard. She liked leopard print. And dames in leopard print should inspire perfumes.
Mitzah opens as a soft amber with a noticeable cool, metallic coriander note. The cinnamon in this reminds me of the cinnamon in Malle Musc Ravaguer. Mitzah is an amber, a seamless amber. It isn’t overly spicy. It isn’t “hefty”; nor, is it sheer. Mitzah is just right. With time it becomes this musky honeyed amber with hints of smoke.
Mitzah wears… Continue reading | 9 Comments
Here’s the May 10th, 2012 edition of Weekly World Fumes! Have any hot tips? Leave them in the comments below!
Rihanna announces that she wants to launch a men’s fragrance that smells like stale cologne. She says fragrance is a big turn on for her. Fellas take note.
An Australian artist is taking legal action against Madonna’s Truth or Dare perfume. He claims that he has been using that “M” logo for 8 years.
Fergie launches a… Continue reading | 3 Comments