Archive for January, 2010

A Glimpse of Spring 2010

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

From left to right… 1) Lancome’s Ô My Rose Collection – A collection marked by coral-peach and teal hues, the Pop’n Cheeks Gentle and Lasting Blush promises to be the star product and the centerpiece of the collection. 2) Chanel’s Les Impressions Collection – This spring season Chanel goes neutral and classic  with a stunning [...]

CO Bigelow’s Winter Lemon

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

The Beauty’s Big quest to smell like a citrus fruit continues… It’s just impossible not to be attracted to the refreshing yet zesty, clean yet tangy smell of a lemon or a lime. First, She tried and loved L’Occitane’s Honey and Lemon Eau de Toilette spray, and now She’s equally loving CO Bigelow’s Winter Lemon. [...]

Dior Extase Mascara

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

When it comes to mascara, there’s no denying that Dior has the Midas touch. DiorShow, golden. DiorShow Iconic, golden. DiorShow Extase, housed in a golden case – but more silver or bronze. The Beauty Bug has been testing this mascara for about a week now. Let’s just cut to the chase; She’s not completely writing [...]

The Golden Globes by Numbers, 2010

Monday, January 18th, 2010

6:01 – Just tuned on E!’s red carpet coverage – is Giuliana wearing tin foil? Ryan comments that her dress blinds him and refers to it as the “balloon boy” dress. She appears to be shedding glitter. 6:04 – The camera quickly pans to Jane Adams from the TV show “Hung”. She’s not wearing a [...]

L’Oreal’s True Match Roller Foundation

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

While shopping in Macy’s a few months ago, The Beauty Bug made a quick stop at the Lancome counter to check out their new Oscillation Powerfoundation – a micro-vibrating mineral foundation (She’s not a fan, but that’s another post for another time).  Also interested in the new foundation was an older woman who just couldn’t [...]

Winter Treat: Kenzoki’s Marshmallow Mask

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

While everyone else in The Beauty Bug household is watching the local football team play like marshmallow men and end their season, The Beauty Bug is nourishing Her face with the Kenzoki Marshmallow Mask – a much better way to spend a lazy Sunday if you ask Her. The whipped mask is just divine.  It’s [...]

Behind the Brand: VAPOUR Organic Beauty

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Eric Sakas, VAPOUR Organic Beauty’s co-founder and director, has been around the beauty block.  With a 15-year career in the beauty industry, his resume includes co-founding Kevyn Aucoin Beauty and serving as Director of Color for Philosophy.  It wasn’t until he swatched an unlabeled foundation sample on his hand that VAPOUR ball began to roll. [...]