Archive for December, 2011

Best Makeover of 2011: Carmex Moisture Plus

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

As The Beauty Bug was getting ready to go out to a holiday dinner the other night, She went to say goodbye to Her husband, who was visibly annoyed at the sight of Her painted lips. He knew that meant he wasn’t getting a goodbye kiss – “Ugh, lip gloss,” he said, quite displeased. Nope. [...]

Interview with the Organic Pharmacist

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

She was like a little girl in a candy store – except her candy store was a pharmacy, in London. Working every Saturday, Margo Marrone  was fascinated by the endless rows  of shiny bottles – the herbs, ailments, and concoctions. Inspired by the sights, smells, blends and formulations, Margo Marrone began attending pharmacy school, specializing in [...]

Mychelle Dermaceuticals Cranberry Classics

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

While lots of people were celebrating today, gathered around a tree and opening gifts, The Beauty Bug was busy working on Her complexion – festively.  With MyChelle’s Cranberry Mud Mask and White Cranberry Cleanser. Be it the stress of the season or the changing weather here on the East coast,  She had developed a miniature [...]

A Very, Merry Bulldog Christmas

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

No matter what you may celebrate, The Beauty Bug wishes you peace, love, a full belly, and a beautiful holiday! Edith Rose Pearl

Maybelline 2012 Product Preview

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Maybelline is bringing THE goods in January. Here’s a breakdown of what you will be seeing at your local drugstore in the New Year! SuperStay 14HR Lipstick – Lipstick ladies, behold the new Color Keep technology that’s lightweight, soft and fresh. No drying. No heavy, caked-on feel – just 20 brilliant colors to make your selection [...]

Sonia Kashuk’s All Out Glam Brush Set

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

  Men – take note; ladies love anything sparkly. It’s an easy win.  Marry it with makeup brushes – and you’re riding the gravy train! So this Holiday season, thank Sonia Kashuk for making it easy for you with the All Out Glam Brush Set. This silver fox of a set comes with six handy-dandy brushes that fulfill [...]

Winter Hair Beware: Alterna’s Anti-Static Spray

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

When you’re having a day like The Beauty Bug had yesterday, it’s nearly impossible to keep your makeup looking good. She was travelling and on the go for nearly 17 hours. Hustling doesn’t even begin to describe it. One minute She was schvitzing on a train, and the next She was chasing cabs down the [...]

Shape Magazine’s Best Beauty Buys for Under $32

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

SkinCeuticals & R Patz

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Twi-hards, The Beauty Bug has a story for you. She and Her husband had dinner with Rob Pattinson. It was late 2008 in a small, packed bar adjacent to Fenway Park with Mr. EC, his bodyguard (love ya Dean!), The Beauty Bug’s clients and a few of Her co-workers. Ears ringing, the group had just [...]

(Beauty)Bug Bites

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

 Meet artist Ariana Page Russell. She has a rare  disorder called dermatographia  where lightly scratching her hypersensitive skin causes raised, red, temporary line. Just as we blush when we’re flushed or embarrassed, Ariana’s reaction is completely natural and uncontrollable. She has celebrated and claimed her disease by creating patterned body art and photographing it. Just call her the [...]