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EauMG’s Perfume Picks for Autumn 2013

It’s my favorite time of the year! And it’s time for me to bust out of some of my favorite fragrances. Here are my fall fragrance picks for 2013:

Julie Newmar

Harvest Scents

Parfums DelRae Bois de Paradis EDP – A spicy harvest fragrance with blackberry wine and figs. It’s pretty amazing. The 1.7 oz retails for $135 at Beautyhabit. Full review. 

Kelly & Jones #3 Notes of Cabernet EDP – This is a line of perfume inspired by… Continue reading | 13 Comments

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EauMG’s Most Worn Perfumes – Summer 2013

Well, summer is almost officially over. And I’m OK with that. The show must go on!

I noticed that this summer I craved white florals more than usual. Many of my go-to bottles are white floral heavy.

Jayne Russel

12. Thierry Mugler Womanity EDP – Yeah, I’m team Womanity. I like this salty weird fruity floral. Full review. It’s $25 at Fragrancenet.

11. Serge Lutens La Fille de Berlin – A cool rose that is refreshing in summer heat. Yeah, it… Continue reading | 16 Comments

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EauMG’s Perfume Picks for Summer 2013 Video

Here are my summer 2013 fragrance recommendations in a variety of categories and price points.

Tropical scents for the beach or the days when you wish you were at the beach

Lili Bermuda South Water EDT – This is a sheer coconut with salt and citrus. It’s like a lot like CREED Virgin Island Water but it’s note. I actually enjoy the saltiness of this one more. Unisex and wonderful. The 3.4 oz bottle retails for $65 at Lili Bermuda. 

L’Artisan Parfumuer Batucada EDT

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EauMG’s 15 Favorite Masculines for Feminines

I’ve already done a feature, Feminines for Masculines so I had to do Masculines for Feminines. This is a look at perfumes that I recommend for feminine types/women, even though they are marketed as masculine. Because of this, you’ll see less niche and indie perfumes on the list as many indie brands are post-gender. So, I’ve excluded perfumes that are marketed as unisex and I’ve included those that you’ll find in the “men’s” section of your favorite beauty or department store.

masculine perfumes

Here are my… Continue reading | 9 Comments

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Caron Nocturnes EDT Perfume Video Review

Caron Nocturnes does not smell the way I remember it smelling. It has been reformulated; that’s for sure. She’s still beautiful but I’d like to see a few extra pounds on her.

Nocturnes opens with aldehydes and a powdery, spicy lilac and greens. It’s as if spring florals have been mixed with tonic water and made into a refreshing cocktail. I also get something that reminds me of clean, warm laundry but in a good way. As the scent progresses, it becomes softer with more powder. It’s a warm orris floral with sandalwood that smells slightly cosmetic… Continue reading | 4 Comments