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The Lipstick League – Week of 5/16/16

LT Piver Face Powder

The Lipstick League – week of 5.16.16

Question of the Week: Do you use color correcting complexion products (like powders, primers or concealers)? If so, which ones do you use?

EauMG’s Answer: I use basic ‘ole concealer daily, mainly for under my eyes. I do own a few of those “color correcting” products in shades of green marketed to help with redness from Korean brands (i.e. The Face Shop, Nature Republic, Missha) and Shiseido. I don’t know if it is just me or my

gift guide

EauMG’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Vintage Beauties

holiday gift guide for vintage beauties

Here’s my annual holiday gift guide for glamorous types that would be happy to have back-seamed stockings in their stocking! This is the gift guide for those that appreciate the timeless elegance of red lipstick, perfectly brushed out pincurls and oval-shaped manicures. Even if one can’t live the Old Hollywood fantasy lifestyle of silk dressing robes and a MGM contract, one can add a little bit of glamour in their daily lives with any of the items here:

gift guide

EauMG’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Vintage Beauties

Vintage Gift Guide

Here’s my annual holiday gift guide for glamorous types that would be happy to have back-seamed stockings in their stocking! This is the guide for those that appreciate the timeless elegance of red matte lips, perfectly brushed out pincurls and halfmoon manicures. Even if one can’t live the Old Hollywood fantasy lifestyle of silk dressing robes and a MGM contract, one can have a little bit of glamour in their daily lives with the items in this guide. These are the gifts that she’ll display on her art deco vanity… Continue reading | 12 Comments

makeup

Besame 1938 Cream Rouge in Crimson Review

Besame Crimson Rouge

Bésame is a line of cosmetics inspired by authentic vintage beauty products and makeup. I’ve been using their lipsticks for years. Now that it is winter, I’m currently in a cream blush/gel stain makeup mood. I want a dewy complexion so I’ve switched to cream-based products.

Besame 1938 Crimson Cream Rouge is exactly what the name implies. It’s a vintage inspired red cream rouge for lips and cheeks.

The packaging: Besame is a great brand because they’re dedicated to every detail. This is a painted tin… Continue reading | 11 Comments

fragrance

Dita Von Teese EDP Perfume Review

Dita von Teese Perfume

Celebrity scents have been catapulted at us for the past decade. Department store perfume counters had dedicated half of their stock to celebrities that most of us folks over the age of 28 have never heard of. Even outside of the perfume community, I would hear people complain about cookie-cutter celebrity perfumes. Over the past few years, “celebrities” have moved on to owning vineyards and launching energy drinks, so the perfume world should rejoice. I honestly don’t think that any of us were anti-celeb perfume, we… Continue reading | 16 Comments