Archive for July, 2008

MAC’s DazzleGlass vs. Sally Hansen’s Lipnotic Gem Gloss

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

It’s often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well…if that’s true, then DazzleGlass, meet Lipnotic Gem Gloss. If the expression rings true then DazzleGlass should be blushing from the compliments. Let us look at the facts – DazzleGlass hit MAC counters first, and it really was the first product of its kind. [...]

New Collection: MAC Sonic Chic

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

There’s something strangely appealing about this photo, no? Something very modish, very gothic chic – as though she’s channeling Marilyn Mason. The high contrast colors against her pale skin is overwhelmingly striking – especially to someone who’s skin is equally as pale. The new MAC Sonic Chic Collection is comprised of nine mineralized baked blushes [...]

New Collection: MAC New View

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Who remembers Lightscapade and Glissade Mineralize Skin Finishes from the MAC Danse Collection? Ahhh what fond memories those precious powders evoke. The Beauty Bug remembers buying both powders at the MAC counter at Bloomingdales at the Town Center Mall in Florida in December ’06. Thus began an uncontrollable obsession with these wondrous baked powders that [...]

CLEAN Summer

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

During a mid-day IM conversation with a fellow beauty addict, The Beauty Bug confessed that She latches on to fragrances that She likes because they are the most personal beauty product. Yes, it’s true that different colors wear differently on different skin tones – but perfume is more distinguishable and more powerful than a lip [...]

Essie’s Shorty Pants

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

The Beauty Bug is back – with bright yellow toenails. She sends Her sincerest apologies for being gone for so long. Sometimes life takes over, and there’s nothing She can do. But back to the important stuff – The Beauty Bug, for the first time in a while, has stepped out of Her comfort zone [...]