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EauMG’s September 2015 Favorites

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Byredo in NYC

The temperatures were milder in September so I ventured out of my A/C bunker a few times. Overall, it was a chill month.

I visited a few museums but still not as many as I wanted. Since moving here, museums are one of my new hobbies. I went to a few drag shows and got to see Seattle’s “jift” to the world, Dina Martina. I sort of joked that wherever we live has to have a Chinatown, a… Continue reading | 15 Comments

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More 1960’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Ursula Andress

Ursula Andress Makeup Look

Ursula with black hair and I love it! I’m guessing this pic is from the 60’s or maybe the early 70’s. I can’t find many pictures as Ursula Andress as a brunette so it’s difficult for me to “date” this one. Anyways, I love a dramatic eye makeup look. Who doesn’t? This makeup look works for most complexion but I think it would be amazing on medium to dark complexions.  Here is what I used to get a similar look to Ursula’s… Continue reading | 9 Comments

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NYX Green Spring Leaf Eyeshadow Trio Review

NYX Green Trio Eyeshadow

Weekly Cheap Secret:

NYX Eye Shadow Trio in Number 08 is an affordable green powder eyeshadow trio featuring the following NYX shadow shades: Spring Leaf, Lime Green, and Green Tea.

  • Spring Leaf is a muted Spanish Moss green with silver shimmer.
  • Lime Green is a warm medium green with gold shimmer (my favorite even though with the name one would expect something brighter).
  • Green Tea is a darker version of Spring Leaf, a muted Oak Moss green with silver
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Day-Glo Toes: Neon Nail Color Guide

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I wouldn’t dare wear neon  but I would when it comes to cosmetics. I swoon for richly pigmented orange and pink lipstick or electric green eyeliner or teal eyeshadow. I also love a bright nail polish. No neon running shorts, I’ve already lived through that, can’t do it again. So I’ve put together some of my favorite shades in all price ranges. I haven’t found a chip-free, long-lasting nail color yet. I have learned that price has nothing to do with quality. One of the worst polishes I have… Continue reading

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Vintage Makeup: How I'd Become the Martin Denny Babe

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I don’t know if you really listen to much Martin Denny but it is really perfect this time of year when it’s time for a mojito, but if you don’t like his music you’ll love the babe that is on most of the album covers. Today I will tackle the LP Primitiva album cover from 1958, a time of tiki inspired stripclubs. First, I’d tackle those brows and use a pencil, no gel or powder will cut this intense look. I’d recommend L’Oreal Brow Shaping Duet in Black/Brown. I’d apply a matte finish foundation… Continue reading