Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
I’m going to be honest, I hated Lancôme La Vie est Belle before ever trying it. Even though I try not to be, I can be extremely shallow and judgey. Everything about the marketing of La Vie est Belle gets on my nerves. The commercial with Julia Roberts may be one of the corniest perfume commercials of my adult life¹. This is slightly entertaining as I don’t expect Citizen Kane from a perfume commercial, but what really gets… Continue reading | 8 Comments
The Lipstick League – week of 3.25.13
Question of the Week – What’s the most expensive beauty product that you have purchased in the last three months? Was it with its price?
EauMG’s Answer: I guess I’ll exclude perfume. I bought an Inglot Freedom System with shadows. I think all of it together was about $80. I guess the most expensive single item was Sunday Riley Effortless Breathable Primer which retails for $48. Who keeps up with this stuff? I look at my budget
I can talk about most scents and I can describe most scents but NEST Fragrances Orchid Rain for Jason Wu has been a difficult one for me. All I want to say is that it’s perfect. The end.
With the name Orchid Rain and from the note list, I expected something dewy and fruity with a hint of pink pepper spice. Honestly, I expected something I’ve smelled before. That’s the problem with expectations. You have to experience things.
The orchid in… Continue reading | 1 Comment
Purple Flowers Week – 2012
Sometimes I feel bad for the house of Serge Lutens. People expect so much from the house. People only expect dried plums, amber and leather. If the house doesn’t make an oriental fragrance then perfume lovers get their panties in a bunch. I often see Serge Lutens as the girl that develops too early and can’t wear tank tops like all of her friends but doesn’t exactly get why she can’t wear the tank top… Continue reading | 18 Comments