Archive for April, 2008

Are You The Next Beauty Guru?

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Smashbox and Sephora are going to find out! The pair has partnered to discover the next beauty guru with a superstar personality and an innovative vision for a blockbuster beauty product. Think this sounds like you? Interested consumers should create videos, develop commercials, or submit blogs online showcasing their larger-than-life personas and revolutionary product ideas. [...]

The Beauty Bug Interviews PEOPLE StyleWatch Editor Holly Carter

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

PEOPLE StyleWatch is on news stands now! It feature tips, tricks and product picks from the industry’s best. The Beauty Bug recently had a chance to speak with PEOPLE’s Beauty Editor, Holly Carter. Here’s what she had to say: BB: What’s the most interesting tip/trick that you learned while compiling this piece? HC: Gosh, there [...]

How Do I Look?

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

The Beauty Bug has been MIA for a few days now – but She has a great excuse, She was getting a makeover. A much needed one if you ask Her. She was almost at the point where an intervention was needed. Almost at the point where She needed Her blogging friends to ambush Her [...]

Physicians Formula Helps to Make the World a Little Greener …with Some Bronze

Monday, April 21st, 2008

In honor of Earth Day, Physicians Formula is giving away 1,000 Organic Wear Bronzers tomorrow at noon. Before heading to lunch tomorrow, click here to enter. For those with a fast finger, just be patient! The link will not work until tomorrow at noon. So, send yourself an email, set your cell phone alarm to [...]

The Beauty Bug’s Earth Day Extravaganza

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

As Kermit The Frog said, “It’s not easy being green.” The same goes for a beauty product. A product is considered eco-friendly and “green” if it’s: Made from environmentally friendly materials – These are the products made of materials that can be recycled after the product is used. Free from harmful chemicals and compounds – [...]

Write a Product Review – Win a Hybrid Courtesy of

Saturday, April 19th, 2008 has just launched the “Totally Green Sweepstakes” in celebration of Earth Day. One lucky winner will be driving away with a new 2008 Saturn Vue Hybrid car filled with a year’s supply of luxurious green and organic beauty products. To enter, all Earth-Day supporters should go to and search for your favorite (or [...]

Weekend Beauty Reads

Friday, April 18th, 2008

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic finds a great new gel eyeliner! Makeup loves me is helping you get ready for wedding season, by giving away 10 sets of french manicure fake nails! StyleBell tries the CHI 44 Iron Guard Thermal Protecting Spray and loves it! A Touch of Blusher is putting gold on the lips. The [...]

Happy Birthday to the Queen

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Happy Birthday to the Queen! Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary II turns 82 this coming Monday, 4/21. Molton Brown is celebrating by breaking out the bubbly and toasting to her Royal Highness every hour. For every $82 spent at any Molton Brown emporia throughout NYC, each customer will receive a free gift. If you don’t spend [...]

The Best of the Best: Exfoliating Cleansers

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

With summer just a couple months away, lots of blogs are serving up the perfect recipe to prep your skin and face for self tanning. While The Beauty Bug won’t be posting or reviewing self tanners because any and every shade She sports looks unnatural, She does make sure her skin is thoroughly exfoliated. First [...]

Weekend Beauty Reads

Saturday, April 12th, 2008

A Touch of Blusher continues the feast of vibrant colors. 15 Minute Beauty Fanatic tries out a mineral mascara. SugarShock Beauty has found a blush with greatness: Pop Beauty’s Rose Belle. It’s perfect for achieving that healthy, rosy glow that’s so now. All Lacquered Up lets you in on this Summer’s Nail Trend, Orange Polish, [...]