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The Lipstick League – Week of 1/29/18

Ella Raines

The Lipstick League – week of 1.29.18

Question of the Week: What part of your beauty collection needs purged the most?

EauMG’s Answer: Honestly, all of it! I have been going through things (as I mentioned here). It’s a slow process but I’m making improvements. I’m throwing out old/outdated things, separating a pile of things to donate/give away and “shopping my stash”. 

Realizing Beauty – If you’re a sucker for gorgeous cosmetic packaging then you are going to want to check out the… Continue reading


INeKe After My Own Heart Perfume Review

Ineke After My Own Heart


It’s an annual tradition on EauMG to feature “purple flowers” on the week of Nowruz/Vernal Equinox. “Purple flowers” are what I call flowers that (usually) have purple blossoms and bloom in spring: lilacs, violets, iris, heliotrope, hyacinth and wisteria (when I’m feeling generous). These are the sort of florals that make me think of spring. Plus, it gives me an excuse to talk about some of my favorite floral notes.

After My Own Heart was the first fragrance launched by… Continue reading

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The Lipstick League – Week of 5/6/2013

Ella Raines
Perfect brows.

The Lipstick League – week of 5.6.13

Question of the Week – When it comes to grooming the brows, what’s your preference? Wax, tweeze or thread?

EauMG’s Answer – I’ve been waxing my brows since I was 10. That may sound wild, but just ask the Kardashian sisters. I remember seeing an interview with Kim and she told the reporter that she and her sisters had been waxing since they were 10. The reporter acted shocked. And then Kim says, “We’re


By Kilian Love & Tears EDP Perfume Review

By Kilian Love and Tears perfume

Love and Tears is the 9th fragrance in By Kilian’s Collection, L’Oeauvre Noire. It’s the “Surrender” scent and it’s a big jasmine soliflore. A big and beautiful jasmine soliflore. Now, the tears, this fragrance isn’t sad at all. I think, the tears come from your bank account when you buy this fragrance.

Love & Tears opens up as a very heady white floral with indolic jasmine and orange blossom. Boy, this jasmine is strong. Give it a few minutes, wait. Now… Continue reading | 12 Comments