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EauMG’s October 2015 Empties

EauMG's October '15 Empties

I tried to no buy this month. And I was doing really well but then some things happened. I’m sure you’ll understand. For example, friends where in Paris offering to bring me back special things. I couldn’t resist. I FINALLY bought Serge Lutens La Myrrhe. This also included some other perfumes. That exchange range! Ooops. I have no regrets.

I also went to an event with Roxana Illuminated Perfumes at NY Aromatherapy Institute. I’ve been meaning to buy Figure 1 Noire for… Continue reading | 23 Comments

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More 1950’s Fashion: Get The Makeup Look of Ursula Thiess

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I love Ursula’s look on this Photoplay cover. It is such a timeless makeup look. It’s all about a flawless complexion and luscious lips. I also find her hair worn down very sexy. Many of the pictures of early 1950’s starlets feature their hair curled and worn up. This look really works with many complexions but it looks really amazing on warm skintones with brunette or black hair. To get this timeless look:

FACE: For skin this flawless, most people will need to apply a… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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Weekly Cheap Secret: Rimmel Extra Super Lash Waterproof Mascara

Rimmel Extra Super Mascara

Weekly Cheap Secret:

I still haven’t found my Holy Grail of mascaras but I have found a few that I like. Or that I would repurchase. Rimmel Extra Super Lash Waterproof Mascara is one of those mascaras. It is a great “natural” looking lash enhancer. This won’t add volume or make your lashes look Twiggy long. This is a good basic mascara. It darkens the lashes and the color does not budge. It slightly adds some volume and length. The best thing… Continue reading

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Green With Envy: A 2009 Dark Green Nail Color Guide

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I am totally craving dark green nails for the cooler months. (It all started with Butter London’s British Racing Green.) I have been searching for the perfect, mysterious, deep, dark green. I want something the color of a Douglas fir tree. I think an evergreen makes a great winter shade. Here is a list of dark green nail colors that I have stumbled across.

Budget green colors (Under $5): NYX Nail Polish in Las Vegas (not pictured) is a shimmery green with envy deep money green… Continue reading