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EauMG’s September 2018 Empties

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I can’t believe it but I went through the month without buying any beauty-related products. Can you believe it? Because I barely can. I was faced with many temptations, but I stayed strong. I have so much back-stock right now. Plus, the holidays are coming up and I remember last  year that every item I wanted went on sale in November. Basically, I’m trying to hold out to November to buy the things I need or want.

It also helped that the loved ones in my life… Continue reading | 6 Comments

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EauMG’s July 2018 Empties

July 2018 Empties

July was a very busy month for us. We moved (and most of my perfumes are still in boxes) and then immediately went to visit in-laws in Ohio for a week. It’s August and I still don’t have furniture. Fun!

Because I’ve recently been confronted with everything that I own, I have tried to take it easy on the purchases. My goal is to get through the stuff that I already own (and like) before buying more. That’s always easier said than done. An outlet mall outside… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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EauMG’s January 2017 Empties

January 2017 Empties

I announced in the end of 2016 that I was putting myself on a “low-buy” in 2017. I have accumulated a lot of stuff that I should be using. The deal is that I actually like the things that I have but I get so distracted by shiny, new things. My goal in 2017 is to buy less and enjoy more. This means that I’m only going to buy things that I really want (no more impulse buys) and that I’m “shopping” my stash.

So, how did… Continue reading | 13 Comments

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 11/3/14

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The Lipstick League – week of 11.3.14

Question of the Week: Do you use face primer? If so, what are some of your favorites?

EauMG’s Answer: Now that I use BB creams and cushion compacts, I use face primer a lot less than I used to. But, I do use it when I wear foundation. My favorite primer for my dry skin is Reviva Labs Makeup Primer (review here). It works well and the price is great. I also like… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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Hourglass Cosmetics No. 28 Primer Serum Review

Hourglass No.28 Primer Serum

The claims: The goal of Hourglass No. 28 Primer Serum is to moisturize skin as it “prepares” skin for makeup. It contains 14 essential oils (such as rose geranium, lavender, rosemary), 10 lipid-rich plant oils (such as evening primrose, jojoba, olive oil) and 4 vitamins (A, B5, C and E). Here’s a complete list of ingredients.

Reminder of my skin type: I have dry skin with invisible pores. I want a product to prolong the wear of foundation without making my skin feel like… Continue reading | 1 Comment