Drugstore Divas Week – 2016
This week I’m revisiting popular perfumes available at US drugstores. The sort of perfumes that many of us know but many of us perfume lovers completely ignore.
There’s a critical window in childhood where things imprint on you, especially pop culture. This window of time one’s first exposure to what is cool or not. You’ll find yourself for years aspiring to be that. Then the world will cruelly remind you that that is no longer cool. As an adult, you look back and either laugh about… Continue reading | 3 Comments
Blooming Dream is an all-natural line of perfumes based in Portland, Oregon. The perfumes are inspired by the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with some of the perfumes’ ingredients coming from the perfumer’s own garden. It’s like “farm to vanity” perfumery.
I’m reviewing two of the perfumes that are available in the organic alcohol-based EDP Collection.
Herb Garden with notes of hidcote pink lavender (my favorite), mandarin, sunflower, mimosa, tarragon, ginger lily, olive, zdravets, saffron, vanilla, patchouli and bay. PERFUMER – Suzinn Weiss… Continue reading | 4 Comments
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
Spring has rubbed off on me. Over the past month I’ve focused on traditionally “pretty” perfumes such as soliflores. Looking at my own perfume collection, I realize that half of my collection includes pageant queens and the other half is a total freakshow. With perfume I tend to gravitate towards two genres: “more beautiful than reality” and “WTF”. As a designer perfume, one would expect for Etro Sandalo not to be in the later category, but I’m here today to tell you that is where it belongs… Continue reading | 6 Comments