Archive for November, 2011

In Case of an Emergency, Urban Decay Has Got You Covered

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

The holidays are all about the classics – the timeless music, the movies you could watch on repeat, your favorite festive food and of course,  Urban Decay’s Midnight Cowboy, the shade with the perfect holiday twinkle. And this year, Urban Decay is keeping a Beauty Bug extra-sparkly and ready for whatever may come Her way [...]

Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butters

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Empty display, after empty display. That was the unfortunate pattern that the Beauty Bug kept encoutering while on a quest for Revlon’s new ColorBurst Lip Butter. It’s clear – these butters are the new hot ticket item. And rightfully so – they are addictive. Part balm, and part lipstick – they are wholly incredible. They come [...]

Giving Thanks: Grateful Pros Pick Their Products – Part 2

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

“Geez, I’m grateful for so many products and in so many different categories! Right this very second, I’m particularly grateful for the Fresh Sake candle burning on my side table. It injects the air with luscious sweetness that’s not syrupy or artificial. It’s like freshly ripened peaches at the apex of summer. The flame’s soft [...]

Giving Thanks: Grateful Pros Pick Their Products – Part 1

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving! In the true spirit of the holiday, The Beauty Bug went straight to the beauty authorities to see what they were thankful on this turkey day.   Dani Wagener, celebrity makeup artist and 3-time winner of Boston’s best makeup artist, is giving thanks for the following products: Chantecaille Concealer/Foundation Stick – “In the [...]

Are You There, Dr. Gross? It’s Me, The Beauty Bug!

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

There’s only one person that The Beauty Bug would dare to go bare for and enter Sephora… without a lick of makeup on. Dr. Dennis Gross. Last Thursday She was treated to a virtual skin consultation via Skype by the celebrity dermatologist. The event was part of a series – previous stops included Sephoras in [...]

Daphne Guinness for MAC

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Upon doing a little reading up on Daphne Guinness, The Beauty Bug scratched Her head and thought, maybe Lady Gaga isn’t all that innovative, creative, and cutting edge after all. Those adjectives, rather,  belong to Daphne Guinness, the socialite, designer, and muse whose been said to be an inspiration to Miss LG. Perhaps that’s why [...]

MAKE UP FOR EVER Wild & Chic Aqua Cream Premium Set

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Warning: Prepare to become fiercely obsessed with the following product. Forget the gift guides and the wish lists, and don’t even wait for the Holidays – get this exclusive Make Up For Ever Wild & Chic Aqua Cram Premium Set now.  Aptly named – the set is wildly chic and over-the-top premium, and once you get it [...]

Interview with Dr. Dennis Gross of DG Skincare

Monday, November 14th, 2011

He loves to drum to The Rolling Stones, practice yoga and spend time with his wife and kids – Dr. Dennis Gross is just a normal family, with a best-selling skin care line and celeb clientele. The famed NY dermatologist is a powerhouse. His products allow you to bring the doctor home with you  - [...]

Everything is Illuminated: 3 Must-Have Illuminators for the Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

    Lancome’s Poudre Lumiere in Golden Hat – Pale princesses, The Beauty Bug included, live for powders like this one! It’s subtle, sheer, and adds a spoonful of the perfect, delicate glow! This illuminator, on counters now as part of the Golden Hat Foundation Holiday Collection, supports Kate Winslet’s charity of the same name [...]

(Beauty)Bug Bites

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Is it a hair elastic, or is it a bracelet? The answer, both. Check out Goody’s new DoubleWear  - black elastics adorned with silver or gold decoration that double as bangles when you aren’t wearing them in your hair. Pure gen-ius. They bear a striking resemblance to these bracelets which are $69/set. In the previous edition of [...]