Archive for December, 2006

Flawless in New York

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Just another reason I wish I lived in New York, or at least went there more often than I do. Flawless, a new beauty and skin care store, opened on 5th Ave just a few weeks ago. It promises to be a more about well-being than Sephora is, with candles lit all over the store, [...]

Peel, then Stick

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Hottiedots were released yesterday. They are fake Beauty marks – so all you beauty junkies that want to look like Cindy Crawford, here’s your easy solution. According to their website, Hottiedots are “are easy-to-apply, peel and stick, temporary beauty marks made of skin-tested, specially formulated composite material with a laminate coating, and backed with a [...]

You’re Fired!

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

While poking around online, I was shocked to come across this bit of info courtesy of Page Six: “ALLURE offers plenty of advice to its readers, but here’s some for the beauty book’s future staffers: Don’t hawk products on eBay that were sent to the magazine for editorial use. Last week, assistant editor Molly Friedman [...]

Special Max Factor Offer for Beauty Bug Readers

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

The Beauty Bug has been anxiously awaiting the release of MaxFactor’s new Volume Couture Mascara, because she is a Lashionista. And now, the wait it over. Because you are faithful readers and fellow beauty junkies, The Beauty Bug is pleased to offer this exclusive Max Factor Complete Couture Collection Kit . This 4 piece kit [...]

Danone to Launch Cosmetic Yogurt in the US

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

“The French manufacturer of dairy products, who recently went organic through its subsidiary Stonyfield Farm, would plan to move into the beauty foods segment with a yogurt called Essensis. According to the French magazine LSA, this breakthrough product would appear on the shelves of mass distributors on spring 2007. According to LSA, Essensis would have [...]

Links – 12/5/06

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Lots of links today! Enjoy! Sonia Kashuk, the only beauty entrepreneur whose products can be bought both at Target and Barneys, tells us how to get the perfect holiday makeup. MedSpas now offering DNA tests – Just a swab from your cheek and get a full report in the following five areas: heart health, bone [...]

Monday, December 4th, 2006

I came home today to an envelope from It was a regular sized letter envelope and on the outside it said, “Gift certificates enclosed.” Even with that printed on the outside, I was still skeptical and thought that it was just a direct mail marketing piece. However, to my surprise, when I opened it [...]

My Friend, the Plastic Surgeon’s Daughter

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Whenever I need a break from work, or a distraction, I wander down to the other end of the building to go talk to my friend, the plastic surgeon’s daughter. As you can imagine, not only is she a great resource because of her father, but she also used to work at Sephora, specifically for [...]

New Back to MAC policy

Monday, December 4th, 2006

I just got off the phone with my local MAC store and apparently they’ve changed theirBack to MAC policy. Back to MAC program is a unique program designed to promote recycling. Previously, when you turned in 6 MAC empties, you had your choice of any shade of lipstick. Now, you have your choice of a [...]

Bit By the Beauty Bug Gets a Makeover

Sunday, December 3rd, 2006

I’m very excited to reveal the new site – what do you think? My boyfriend (thanks so much Joel) and I have been talking about it for a while, and he finally had some extra time do it. We pretty much decided that the previous theme, while very visually appealing and representative of the content, [...]