Parfums de Rosine Rose des Neiges EDP Perfume Review

Rosine Roses des Neiges

 

Parfums Rosine’s newest perfume is a fragrance inspired by snow, Rose de Neiges. It’s supposed to bring to mind a rose garden in frost. As someone that loves cool fragrances and roses, I couldn’t wait to try this one. I feel like the fragrance industry is really lacking in the area of cool or “aquatic” roses. Is Rose de Neiges the rose I’ve been waiting for?

Rose de Neiges reminds me of snow cream. It’s a linear fragrance and if… Continue reading | 6 Comments

Deco London Loretta EDP Perfume Review

Deco London Loretta

Deco London is a brand of perfumes inspired by (you guessed it), London in the 1920’s. Loretta is a floral chypre inspired by a 1920’s era Bohemian. I find it to be a modern, musky white floral with an elegance that shouldn’t be reserved for special occasions.

Loretta opens as a heady, gilded floral. I mostly get a a delicate orange blossom and humid jasmine. At times, it’s like a fancy bar of French soap, other times it reminds me of actual jasmine blossoms on a… Continue reading | 4 Comments

EauMG’s December 2016 Empties

December 2016 Empties

I hope everyone had a great December and Happy New Year!

A friend of mine came in from Seattle to visit and we did the k-beauty tour of Manhattan and Queens. You better believe I bought some stuff. For me, I had some restraint. I bought some discontinued essences from Nature Republic. BesFren/MaskSheets had Leaders masks for a super deal (about $1 a piece) so I bought 20 sheets (2 boxes). I picked up a few other things but can’t remember… Continue reading | 4 Comments

EauMG’s 2016 List: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Perfumes

What a year, what a year! 2016 was a crazy one. It was one filled with great ups and downs. 2016 started with unexpected illness which led me to care for my mother. Then I dealt with illness of my own. Everyone we knew was dealing with some sort of health scare. It was one of those years. On top of this, it was difficult to not think the world was imploding around you. Anyway, everything seems really chill right now and I won’t take that for granted.

Despite the downs, there were some ups. I drank champagne in a hot tub… Continue reading | 21 Comments

Oils of Heaven Ooh! Cacay Anti-Aging Face Oil Review

Ooh Cacay Oil

When Oils of Heaven (Ooh!) reached out to me asking if I wanted to try a natural oil that I’ve never heard of, I was like “Heck, yes! Give me the oil that I’ve just now heard about but must have in my life ASAP”!

This cacay oil comes from Cacay nuts harvested in the jungles of Colombia¹. Apparently, it’s full of Vitamin E, linolic acid and Vitamin A. This all sounds wonderful if you don’t have a nut allergy. I do not have a nut allergy… Continue reading | 2 Comments