Atelier des Ors Iris Fauve Perfume Review

Atelier des Ors Iris Fauve


It’s an annual tradition on EauMG to feature “purple flowers” on the week of Nowruz/Vernal Equinox. “Purple flowers” are what I call flowers that (usually) have purple blossoms and bloom in spring: lilacs, violets, iris, heliotrope, hyacinth and wisteria (when I’m feeling generous). These are the sort of florals that make me think of spring. Plus, it gives me an excuse to talk about some of my favorite floral notes.

I’m actually highlighting a non-floral “purple floral” this week for all of you that don’t want to… Continue reading


Exotic Island Perfumer Orquidea Absoluta EDP Perfume Review

Exotic Island Perfumer Orquidea Absoluta

Living in a place where some days the air is too difficult to breathe and in the summer the streets smell like rotting garbage, it’s hard not to view an island in the Caribbean covered in  rain forests and sandy beaches as anything but paradise. Because if we measure paradise by fruits and fauna, Puerto Rico could be paradise¹. The Exotic Island Perfumer is an indie perfume brand based in Puerto Rico. This delights me because I want more perfumes in my life with a Puerto… Continue reading | 9 Comments

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EauMG’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide for Vintage Beauties

Vilma Banky

Hello. I’m Victoria. I use foam rollers. I wear false eyelashes and red lipstick. I’d never buy a store bought pie or pre-made pie dough. I have mastered the art of trellised top pies. I haven’t mastered the art of half moon manicures. I can tell if it’s real Bakelite from the smell. I can’t stand New Hollywood. I wish that my uniform was a floor length silk dressing gown with matching marabou slippers.  I also wish that everything on this gift guide was mine. And I’m sure if… Continue reading | 18 Comments