fragrance

Serge Lutens Chene EDP Perfume Review

Serge Lutens Chene

Like the name states, Serge Lutens Chêne is an oak fragrance. Years ago when I tried Chêne, I liked it but I dismissed it as a simple fragrance. Trying it now, it’s simple in the way that a soliflore could be called simple (which I’d argue because I don’t find soliflores “simple”). The fragrance emphasizes a single note but there’s nothing simple about that.

Chêne opens as cedar shavings and an astringent raspberry-infused drinking vinegars. My grandmother used to make us drink her homemade concoctions of drinking vinegar… Continue reading | 6 Comments

makeup instruction, vintage

1950’s Fashion – Get the Makeup Look of Jean Peters

Jean Peters

This is one of my favorite portraits of Jean Peters. It is the color combo. I love lime and hot pink together. Also, it’s a beautiful and simple look. Timeless. And her brows should win a lifetime achievement award. Best. Brows. Ever.

Here’s what I did to achieve this 1950’s inspired Jean Peters look:

FACE: With a concealer brush, I applied e.l.f. All Over Concealer Stick in Apricot Beige where needed and blended. With the sponge included, I applied