Archive for September, 2007

What’s the Deal With Men Applying Makeup in Public…

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

The Beauty Bug witnessed something last night that She needs to share with you. While working a red carpet event, awaiting the arrival of one Jerry Seinfeld (apparently he was stuck in customs), She saw a male reporter whip out his compact and furiously begin applying his foundation. And She’s not talking about gently pressing [...]

To All The Test Tube Subscribers…

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

To all of my Test Tube subscribers, trust that The Beauty Bug has been trying her hardest to get some answers for you. She’s reached out to several people at New Beauty, and even asked to be put in touch with someone from their PR dept (you would think that they would have jumped at [...]

Well Wells…

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

In the October Issue of Allure, in her letter from the Editor, Linda Wells writes about a business lunch with the owner of a cosmetics company. Wells recalls the executive asking her to empty the contents of her handbag onto the table to prove a point – that women don’t use the products in their [...]

Disappointed at the Lancome Counter

Friday, September 21st, 2007

The Beauty Bug loves to go shopping with Her Grandma, especially when they hit up the makeup counters. Grandma buys her clay mask from Lancome, and her Pure White Linen from Estee Lauder. This past weekend, when Gram’s was picking up her mask, The Beauty Bug thought she’d pick up a new Lancome mascara – [...]

Dear Beauty Bug

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Beauty Bug reader Julia writes… Hi, I have a completely random question: I’m being forced to go on a 3-day camping trip. No showers, no nothing. What beauty tips/tricks do you have for staying fresh? (I also have brow-skimming bangs, which tend to get a little oily. I’ve heard of powder that helps absorb hair [...]

Guess Who’s Back…

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

The Beauty Bug is back. She knows that you missed her and she missed you dearly. She was gone for longer than She expected and She’s sorry. So, what’s been going on in the beauty world? Everyone has put in their 2 cents about the fashions and faces on the Emmy Red Carpet. The Beauty [...]

VMA’s by numbers

Monday, September 10th, 2007

9PM – Britney Spears opens the show with a lazy performance of her new single, “Give Me More”. Not even a minute into her performance, the Beauty Bug became so embarrassed for her that She could barely watch. Britney exerted next to no effort, and it looked like she was simply going through the motions [...]

Breaking News…

Friday, September 7th, 2007

This just in…CNN got to the bottom of this story that has had people everywhere scratching their heads. People all over the world will be able to finally sleep tonight. They have uncovered the truth of why Mary-Kate Olsen won’t smile. The Beauty Bug kids you not, this story is currently on CNN’s front page, [...]

Backstage with MAC at NY Fashion Week – Day 2

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

Day 2 brought shiny cheeks, brow bones and eyes…. Little-to-no mascara Slightly Bitten Lips with MAC’s Cafe Matte Lipstick Strong lips covered with shades of electric pumpkin Pale blush 3-D smoky gray eyes and sheer beige lips White fingernails The common denominator on all runways: a return to irridescence

Backstage with MAC at NY Fashion Week – Day 1

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

Day one brought makeup that was so well blended the models’ faces looked absolutely nude…. Other trends included: Dabbed silver, white pink or gold powder patches high pony tails catch the light “Plastic skin” (not dewy, not matte) achieved by using a tiny amount of natural lip gel and cheek highlight Blacked out/electric blue eyes [...]