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The Lipstick League – Week of 8.8.11

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The Lipstick League – week of 8.8.11

Question of the Week: – What perfume can bring back memories with just one sniff?

EauMG’s Answer: Way too many smells throw me back! When I smell Nag Champa or Dior Fahrenheit, I am reminded of the days when I dated my now husband. These are the smells that he used to wear. Anytime I smell headshop incense, I’m reminded of my younger and angstier days. 

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R.I.P. Max Factor Cosmetics (Well, At Least in the U.S.)

So yep, it is so. P & G is phasing out Max Factor cosmetics (commonly sold at Wal-Mart and drugstores) starting in 2010 in the U.S. but they are going to continue selling it abroad.  Read about the details here. It’s kind of a bummer. Man, the economy sucks.

Max Factor recently went through that new “edgy” image change with the faces of Carmen Electra and Gisele. They began to offer bolder color choices, even if all the pigments didn’t always live up. I personally love their lipcolors and the bright mascaras. They are the… Continue reading | 2 Comments


Tangerine Dream: 5 Citrus Inspired Cosmetics

Oh, the weather is getting warmer which means that I’m preparing for summer. Or at least my summer makeup trends. Every year I get so amped about oranges, corals, tangerines. My first lovely product is #1 Nars Taj Mahal Powder Blush. It is a beautiful, vivid burnt orange with tons of gold shimmer. It melts into my pale complexion . For years I was terrified of this color because I thought it would look strange on my skin. I thought it was for girls waaay darker than me. Finally, I put it on at Sephora and couldn’t believe how bright… Continue reading