Archive for December, 2007

2007: A Year in Beauty

Monday, December 31st, 2007

2007 has come and gone in the blink of a shimmering, lined eye. Before She raises Her glass and puts on Her party hat, The Beauty Bug reflects on 2007 – the trends, the products, and the colors: The Bob – from the ever-changing, newly glamorous Katie Holmes to Posh Beckham to Rihanna, fashion-forward women [...]

Tales of a Red Christmas

Sunday, December 30th, 2007

The Beauty Bug and The Beauty Bug Boyfriend retreated to Connecticut for Christmas. Right before they left, just in the nick of time, a box arrived at their door that contained the must-have, quintessential holiday accessory, MAC’s Russian Red. Russian Red is part of MAC’s new ORIGINALS Collection, a collaboration of the new and the [...]

Body Shop Winner and Megs Makeup Gift Bags

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Happy Holidays Everyone! The Beauty Bug knows that this post is a few days over due and She apologizes. Between shopping and digging Herself our of the 3 snow storms that covered Boston, She’s been one busy bug! The lucky lady to win the Body Shop giveaway is fellow Bostonian, Debbi! She’ll be slathering on [...]

The Beauty Bug Interviews Allure Beauty Director

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

The Beauty Bug had the pleasure of meeting Allure Beauty Directory, Amy Keller, at the first TotalBeauty blogger advisory board meeting in NY last month. The Beauty Bug, Amy, and other fellow beauty bloggers chatted over edamame, tea and bento boxes and gossiped about Britney (and the poor Allure editor that she stood up), and [...]

The Beauty Bug Presents ‘The Office’ Body Shop Giveaway

Monday, December 17th, 2007

For the past 2 weeks, The Beauty Bug’s office has smelled like Sweet Chestnut Body Butter from The Body Shop at Home Collection. For once, it’s actually pleasant walking into The Beauty Bug’s office; upon arrival She’s greeted with the sweet aroma which has now become warm and familiar. The festive fragrance is just what [...]

Darphin Aromatic Renewing Balm

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Not only is Boston buried in about a foot of snow right now; The Beauty Bug is also buried in mounds of tissues. She’s currently recovering from a lingering cold. She’s already went through an entire box of tissues, and even worse, She always seems to have to blow her now right after she’s applied [...]

The Beauty Bug’s Ultimate Gift Guide

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Here it is – print it out and highlight it, send it to your friends, email it to your boyfriend/husband, hand it out at the office, take it shopping with you – it’s The Beauty Bug’s Ultimate Gift Guide (in no particular order)! Shimmer as if you’ve been sprinkled with fairy dust with this limited [...]

The Beauty Bug Presents “The Office” – Alterna’s Caviar Conditioner

Friday, December 7th, 2007

To get everyone in The Beauty Bug’s office to agree on something it a feat in itself. Walk into Her office at any given moment and you’ll hear bickering, yelling, occasional swearing, and of course, complaining. There is never a dull moment. Whether you want to hear it or not, an opinion is always offered [...]


Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

While The Beauty Bug can speak a little Portuguese (ok, She knows 2 words) that was taught to her by The Beauty Bug Boyfriend, the word sunga is new to her vocabulary. The official definition is: sunga – (noun) short trousers or pants worn by boys or men, especially the type used for swimming However, [...]

SkinCeuticals to the Rescue

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

When The Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing mask didn’t work, The Beauty Bug turned to the SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Masque, hoping that it could balance and restore Her skin. If it was anything like the other SkinCeuticals products, She knew that Her search to repair Her stressed skin would be over. She needed it now [...]