Lubin Epidor was a perfume originally launched in 1912. Is this 2017 relaunch anything like the original? I highly doubt it. Anyway, this perfume is inspired by harvesting wheat and the French countryside. Glamour, non?
Epidor opens as a white floral with a sweet, sticky grape jelly. And there’s a lot of baby powder. As it wears, the jasmine and orange blossom really blooms. It’s heady with stone fruit undercurrents (like plum). As it wears, there’s an addition of a white musk. Now the base of this fragrance is a pleasant… Continue reading
PURPLE FLOWERS WEEK 2018
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.
When it comes to actual flowers, not perfume soliflores, my favorite is hyacinth… Continue reading | 3 Comments
Sometimes I get sick of words and I just want to look at pretty things. Here’s a color story inspired by this striking and inspiring orange and green themed portrait of Ingrid Bergman.
Clinique Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes in Mighty Moss – A deep green shimmer eyeshadow stick. This color is so pretty on medium complexions with warm toned eyes. $17
OCC Lip Tar in Beta – A bright, hot orange liquid lipstick that can be mixed or worn alone… Continue reading | 2 Comments