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The Lipstick League – Week of 9.11.17

Serge Lutens El Attarine Bell jar

The Lipstick League – week of 9.11.17

Question of the Week: If you could travel anywhere in the world with the sole purpose of buying beauty products, where would you go and why?

EauMG’s Answer: Oh, what a fun thought! I know it seems obvious, but my first thought was Seoul. But, then I’m like, you know, I love shopping in Hong Kong so much. Some of my favorite brands I picked up there were from Taiwan. I think I’d like to

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EauMG’s July 2017 Empties

July 2017 Empties

I went on a day vacation in upstate New York and spent $50 at a drugstore because they had all the stuff that is always sold out in NYC, like that new L’Oreal Lash Paradise mascara and the chrome shadows. That Lash Paradise Mascara is amazing! It makes me look like I have lashes (and I pretty much don’t in real life). I ran out of cleanser so I bought La Roche-Posay Hydrating Cleanser, which I really like (no fragrance, low… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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EauMG’s June 2017 Empties

June 2017 Empties

Oh, June, I did some damage. I bought Edward Bess makeup. I also bought 2 Anastasia Beverly Hills lip glosses because they were 50% off and they are my favorite lip gloss formula. I went to Harmon and they had the Andalou Rose Collection marked down to like 75% off. I picked up a few things that I like. How could I resist?!

AND THEN Ricky’s had an amazing sale where Sugarpill eyeshadows were $3 and liquid lipsticks were under $5… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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SMD Cosmetics Alogel Skin Perfecting Gel Review

SMD Cosmetics Alogel

I’m still obsessing over my summer skincare routine. I want soothing skincare of light layers, anti-oxidants and high SPF. To soothe my hot, grimy skin, I’ve added Alogel by Korean skincare brand, SMD Cosmetics/Saimdang.

What is this Alogel?

A. Alogel is a lightweight, gel with botanicals that you apply after cleansing/toning and before moisturizing.

What’s it for?

A. According to SMD Cosmetics, this gel helps to soothe and hydrate skin. It’s like a “booster” for your skincare routine to add extra moisture.

Scent… Continue reading | 4 Comments

Beauty Best Under $10, skincare

Dew Puff Konjac Sponge Reviews

Dew Puff konjac sponge

What is a konjac sponge?

A. It’s a sponge made from konjac root, a natural plant fiber. Are you familiar with shirataki noodles? They’re made from the same konnyaku root/yam!

How do you use a konjac sponge?

A: It’s so easy. You just wet it. With water, it becomes soft, and well, spongy. Rub it on your face in gentle circular motions and rinse. If you use a cleanser, make sure to rinse it out of the sponge very well. Hang up and let… Continue reading | 3 Comments