Archive for August, 2007

Purple Reign

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

It’s the last week of the summer, and The Beauty Bug’s email box is being flooded with mail about the latest trends for the upcoming fall season. Email after email speaks of purple being the new hot color – “sultry smoky purples”,”creamy red lips and smoky, purple eyes rule this season”, and even more say [...]

Silky Dirt Shine & Define Creme

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Yesterday was a momentous day of sorts for The Beauty Bug. Since signing up and becoming a Sephora Beauty Insider, She has spent $100 at Sephora and received her first SIB gift. As the Sephora cashier offered The Beauty Bug one of three small (and She means very small) tokens of appreciation for being a [...]

L’Oreal Skin Genesis Daily Treatment Serum Concentrate

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

As The Beauty Bug combed through the September issue of Allure (She waited at her mailbox for this issue – you have no idea how excited She was to get it), L’Oreal’s new Skin Genesis Daily Treatment Serum Concentrate caught her eye. The expert consulted, the director of the Institute of Anti-Aging Research in Virginia [...]


Friday, August 17th, 2007

Perhaps if you haven’t been Bit By The Beauty Bug yet, maybe you’ve been bit by the beauty snake? One of the new products to hit the shelves at Sephora is Peter Thomas Roth’s Un-Wrinkle Eye which contains SYN-AKE, a synthetically simulated venom specifically from the Temple Viper. Using products with this new anti-wrinkle compound [...]

Smokin’ Hot

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

The bar: A little no-name hole in the wall place that’s secluded in a back alley. There’s no sign – it’s just there. It’s barely lit -candles align the walls and tables. The music: A subtle jazz number coming from the piano hidden in the corner. The piano player is old, and continues to take [...]

Photoshop at Its Best

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

The infamous mother of the year, Britney Spears graces the cover of this months Allure. Photoshopped, photoshopped, and photoshopped some more, the former pop-star (wig and all), sports a fresh face with smoky eyes and red lips – all your basic essentials for this fall. Because of her erratic behavior and disagreeable attitude, there’s no [...]

Fall Must-Haves

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

It’s almost September – have you thought about your transition to fall makeup? Here comes The Beauty Bug to the rescue. Here’s a list of simple fall must-haves: Sheer red lip color The choices: DKNY Red Delicious Lip Gloss – A shiny, fruity option to achieve that “bitten” look. NARS Flair Lipstick – Sheer, but [...]

Tales from the Caribbean

Friday, August 10th, 2007

The Beauty Bug first must apologize for not posting more over her vacation…She just couldn’t out down her margarita long enough to type a single sentence. Anyways, She’s back, and ready for September and all the new fall makeup, but, for all those of you who are still planning on taking a vacation to a [...]

On Holiday….

Monday, August 6th, 2007

The Beauty Bug will be coming to you poolside from tropical St. Maarten this week. She’s on holiday. Since Saturday, She’s traded in her concealer, eyeliner and mascara for a zebra-striped bikini sunblock, sunblock, and more sunblock. She’s loaded up on SPF 45 for her body and SPF 50 for her face. And let Her [...]