Jardins d’Ecrivains George Perfume Review

Jardins d'Ecrivains George

I seem to talk about this a lot, but I’m always surprised when a perfume line chooses to launch a fragrance with “grand inspiration“. It’s too much pressure! There have been a few perfumes inspired by French novelist and icon, George Sand¹. But, if I were a new, relatively unknown small brand, I’d be so intimidated to take on such a task! Jardins D’Écrivains is braver than me and launched George.

George opens with heady white florals of camphoric, cool jasmine and that oily, rich sort… Continue reading


Histoires de Parfums Noir Patchouli EDP Perfume Review

Histoires de Parums Noir Patchouli perfume

Sometimes when I wear Histoires de Parfum Noir Patchouli I get frustrated because it doesn’t seem “noir” or “patchouli”. In the cool weather, it wears as this animalic, deep chypre. If it were a color, it wouldn’t be “noir” – more like a deep moss green. But, when I wear Noir Patchouli in warmer weather, it is this camphoric patchouli that could possibly be “noir”. This is one of those perfumes that changes with the seasons (making it a difficult one to review)… Continue reading | 3 Comments

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 4/8/2013

Merle Oberon

The Lipstick League – week of 4.8.13

Question of the Week: Imagine there is some calamity and all makeup production ceases. You only have what is left in your stash. What kind of makeup will you run out of first and what kind of makeup will you run out of last?

EauMG’s Answer: First to go would be mascara and brow stuff. Followed by concealer and liquid foundation. Black gel liner. Next red lipstick. The matte neutral shadows will go. The last would be my “fun”