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EauMG’s April & May 2017 Favorites

Guggenheim NYC

OK, so I’ve had to consolidate 2 months into one. This is mostly because of the stupid blog hacking that put me out of commission. And then it was finals/wrapping up of my first year of grad school. I’ve been busy.

Gosh, let me see if I remember what happened over these two months. I was busy with school and projects. I went to a lot of museums. I had a friend in from Seattle and we went to a k-pop (EXO) concert. I had a great… Continue reading | 15 Comments

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EauMG’s August 2016 Favorites

nyc subway public art

I can’t believe August is over. In fact, I’m still trying to wrap my head around the fact that it’s already mid-September! August was such a whirlwind month that I can’t even remember what happened.

It was a hot month. I felt like this summer has drawn on and on. Many days were in the 90’s and the humidity was brutal. This made even the smallest things feel like huge chores. I hate to complain about it because I’m not a fan of winter, but geez… Continue reading | 16 Comments

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Ingrid Bergman Color Story – Orange & Green

Ingrid Bergman

Sometimes I get sick of words and I just want to look at pretty things. Here’s a color story inspired by this striking and inspiring orange and green themed portrait of Ingrid Bergman.

Clinique Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes in Mighty Moss – A deep green shimmer eyeshadow stick. This color is so pretty on medium complexions with warm toned eyes. $17

OCC Lip Tar in Beta – A bright, hot orange liquid lipstick that can be mixed or worn alone… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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1940’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Greer Garson

Get the 1940's makeup Look of Greer Garson

I can’t look at this picture of Greer Garson without getting the urge to dye my hair red. I feel the hair is what made Greer rock the technicolors and made her famous. This look proves that redheads can wear bold orange lipstick. Here’s what I did to get a similar 1940’s Greer Garson makeup look:

FACE: With my fingers I applied Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation in Beige Clair. With a concealer… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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1950’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Lee Remick

Get the 1950's makeup look of Lee Remick

More looks of horror film babes! Here’s a late 50’s-early 60’s portrait of Lee Remick, much younger than her Omen days. Here’s what I did to get this retro orange lipstick look that is perfect for summer:

FACE: With a concealer brush, I applied MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC30. With a wet sponge, I applied Lancôme Dual Finish in Ecru. With a powder brush, I applied e.l.f. studio SPF 45 powder