The Lipstick League – Week of 8.8.11

Posted by Lipglossiping On August - 14 - 2011

Question of the Week: – What perfume can bring back memories with just one sniff?

Answer: I bought Mr. L the original Chanel Egoiste when we first met many years ago and although the bottle has long been emptied, I’ve kept it for sly sniffs until I can get my hands on a replacement.  It evokes memories of holidays we took, meals we shared and films we saw when we were newly together.  Such a shame it’s scarcer than hen’s teeth nowadays.  Stupid Platinum version I DON’T WANT YOU!

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Pink Sith – has swatches of two of the new NARS Night Series Nail Polishes. One conjures memories of a 1980’s rock song and the other, a 1980’s TV show. Find out which is which!

Phyrra – shares a new sensitive skin serum, Pai Rosehip BioRegenerate Fruit Seed Oil!

Prime Beauty – has a fabulous Splurge v.s. Steal for us this week. Find out what foundation is a dupe for Napoleon Perdis Advanced Mineral Makeup and cost 4 times less!

we heart this – finds out that Jo Malone candles are as fabulous as their fragrances. Especially these David Hicks designed ones!

Beauty Junkies Unite – What’s British, colorful, and sold exclusively at Sephora in the U.S.? Check out nails inc., which just launched Thursday!

Clumps of Mascara – is absolutely in love with purple lips. Think you could rock ’em?

EauMG – reviews an indie perfume from Arcana that smells like blackberry jam.

Lipglossiping – ditches her beloved black eyeliners for softer greys when she takes a closer look at Estee Lauder’s latest collection!

Nouveau Cheap – shows you the entire Wet n Wild On the Prowl Collection. For a Halloween nail polish collection, this one’s full of the unexpected!

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Come on, what about you?  What is your most evocative fragrance?

 


5 Responses to “The Lipstick League – Week of 8.8.11”

  1. Michelle says:

    I bought Gucci “Flora” to wear for the first time on a Mexican vacation with my hubby. Every time I spritz it on now, I’m back in our room getting ready for a night out….
    And whenever I spray my daughter’s Love’s Baby Soft, I feel 10 again, too :)

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  2. Jenn says:

    Oh my gosh. A whiff of Dior Miss Dior Cherie brings back memories to me, too! Amazing how perfume can do that, isn’t it?

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  3. definitely Emporio She by Armani. it always reminds me of an amazing week spent in Milan <3.

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  4. Wordbird says:

    David Evans = Eternity for Men, and all these years later my knees STILL go weak whenever I smell it.

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  5. Jorid says:

    Egoiste is great!

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