Archive for December, 2009

MAC Cliffsnotes: January 2010 Collections

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Here are your CliffsNotes for the new MAC collections on counters next month… Collection: Love Lace On-counter Date: Now-February 2010 How You’ll Recognize it at the Counter: Look for the photo of the lace-clad model who appears to be channeling Lady Gaga. What it is: A dramatic collection that’s lacking…well, drama. The equivalent to last [...]

Get The Look: Easy Smoky Eye

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Holiday parties, New Year’s Eve parties, or just a night out….check out this twist on a smokey eye created by Boston’s Best, Dani Wagener.  It’s easy to recreate, and gets across the effect of the smoky eye and dark lash line, without being too dark and black. Begin with the eyes. When using darker shadows, [...]

Fireplace Dreams Fulfilled: Diptyque’s Feu de Bois Candle

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Check out The Beauty Bug’s makeshift fireplace… As cliche as the phrase may be, a picture is worth a thousand words and the above is about as close as the Beauty Bug can get to describing Diptyque’s Feu de Bois Candle. Diptyque candles are the La Mer of the candle world and Feu de Bois [...]

Happy Hanukkah from LUSH

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Jewish ladies, stop your kvetching and start running a bath because LUSH has done a mitzvah! Just in time for the Festival of Lights, the homemade skincare company is offering this Better Than a Blintz dreidel gift set. It’s not made out of clay, but it is filled with four of their best selling bath [...]

Purple Dreams: Lancome’s Deluxe 5-pc Brush Set

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

This time of year, The Beauty Bug always looks to the MAC Holiday Limited Edition brush sets to add some new brushes to Her arsenal. But, this year a Lancome set is caught Her eye.  Check this set.  It is brush royalty. It’s luxurious meets funky. Glam meets function. Style meets precision.  Purple meets Black. [...]

L’Oreal’s Go360 Facial Cleanser with Scrublet

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Let’s face it,  L’Oreal’s  new Go360 Clean Deep Facial Cleansers are no Clarisonic.  No way, no how.  But… this little scrublet and cleanser duo is the latest and greatest product to hit drugstore shelves because of its price,  variety (available in cream cleanser, exfoliating cleanser, deep facial cleanser, deep facial cleanser for sensitive skin), and [...]