Archive for October, 2009

Shu Uemura Nobara Cream Cover Stick

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Don’t call it a comeback. This industry classic just got a (much needed) makeover; an alteration. Shu Uemura’s Nobara Cream Cover Stick is back, this time in a versatile stick version, with a new formulation. The foundation shed its flimsy, sometimes-hard-to-open compact and is back in a new portable, convenient case.  A favorite of makeup [...]

La Mer Hydrating Facial

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Eight minutes had past, and The Beauty Bug didn’t want to take this mask off. The directions on the package instruct the user to apply, then rest for eight minutes. And you can’t help but rest when this is on your face. It’s instant relaxation and refreshment – just the luxury and indulgence that you [...]

Get that Halo Glow…

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Funny story about this product. The Beauty Bug was first drawn to it after one of Her recent romps through Sephora while eavesdropping on another sale in progress.  It was recommended to a shopper by a Sephora employee who maintained that it was the only foundation she could wear. And her skin look gooo-oood. Peering [...]

Smashbox DNA Mascara is a Don’t

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

The Beauty Bug and this new-ish Smashbox DNA Mascara didn’t get off to the best start. She opened the mascara for the first time and stared at the wand. Did the tip break off? Was it damaged? The end looked stubby and She knew She definitely wouldn’t be able to maneuver it into the corners [...]

October Product of the Month: LORAC Front of the Line Pro

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

The Product of the Month is a new feature here on Bit By The Beauty Bug. Look for new knock-out products to be highlighted at the beginning of every month. First The Beauty Bug tried Physician’s Forumla Eye Definer Felt Tip Marker. It was streaky, had a weak tip and the color got lighter with [...]

Say What? Rumblings at Sephora

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

On the latest edition of  Say What? Rumings at Sephora…a new brand that made all of the Sephora employees swoon,  a poor acne-prone guy looking for some guidance, and a new-ish powder that The Beauty Bug didn’t believe was a powder. The Director in Charge drooling over the Illamasqua blushes commenting that they were best, [...]

Allure Best of Beauty Interview with Kristin Perrotta

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

The Beauty Bug could talk to Kristin all day. Editorial Projects Director at Allure, Kristin has been at Allure for thirteen years and has worked on every Best of Beauty issue – just a never-ending wealth of beauty knowledge. The two bonded over their favorite products and their mutual love for The TODAY Show (see [...]