Archive for March, 2013

MAC Spring 2013 Collections

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Spring, you’re the best. You bring us splendid beauty powders that are always too pretty to use and bite-sized pops of color to lift our spirits and make us forget about winter. MAC’s Spring Collections will turn heads, and turn-over makeup bags. Here’s a breakdown of what’s to come from the brand this month. BAKING [...]

A Masked Moment: OSEA’s Black Algae Mask

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Because the weekends are for relaxing and recharging, The Beauty Bug will review a mask every Friday. Sit back, relax, put your feet up, run a bath, light the candle and slather away! In anticipation of Her upcoming travels to Florida and St. Maarten, The Beauty Bug is dreaming of beaches, palm trees, tropical fruity [...]

MAC Mineralize Moisturize SPF15 Foundation

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Had you asked The Beauty Bug last week what She had thought about mineral makeup, She would have advised that you spend your money on a new lipgloss instead –  or this this By Terry  Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge Hydra Balm Lipstick. It’s life-changing. But Mineral makeup, for The Beauty Bug, had always been synonymous with poor [...]

Spring Trend: Bright Colored Eyeliner

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Two big trends to hit the runways this season were bright colored eyeliner and heavy liner/shadow on the lower lash line. This weekend, The Beauty Bug experimented with both of those trends using MAC’s Pro Longwear Liner in Mountain Air. The liner wears for 6 hours on the waterline of your eye, and 12 hours [...]

NewBeauty Tea Time Chat: Spring Beauty Trends

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The Beauty Bug was thrilled to participate in NewBeauty’s Tea Time Chat today. The topic was Spring beauty trends. She joined Susan Yara (@SusanYara) and Anna Jimenez (@AnnaPJimenez) of NewBeauty,  celebrity hair stylist Gregg Giannillo (@Giannillo) and celebrity makeup artist Toby Fleischman (@TobyFleischman).   Products The Beauty Bug discussed in the video include: By Terry [...]

Sneak Peek: mark.’s Marrakesh Collection

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Marrakesh Exotic Beauty Face Mosaics Marrakesh Exotic Hues Eye Shadow Trio Gloss Gorgeous Stay-On Stain in Spicy Escape to exotic Marrakesh with mark.’s new collection launching in May. The Exotic Beauty Face Mosaics illuminate skin for a subtle, entrancing glow. The Beauty Bug loves it’s silky feel  and smooth application. The eye shadow powders are bold, [...]

emerginC Scientific Organics Kombucha Cleanser

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Kombucha anyone? The Beauty Bug doesn’t mind if She does… For those who don’t frequent Whole Foods, let The Beauty Bug educate you – it’s not just an overpriced drink. Kombucha is a fermented tea known for its many medicinal uses.  When used in skincare, benefits of Kombucha include: hydrating and correcting the pH of [...]

A Masked Moment: ELEMIS Fruit Active Rejuvenating Mask

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Because the weekends are for relaxing and recharging, The Beauty Bug will review a mask every Friday. Sit back, relax, put your feet up, run a bath, light the candle and slather away! Unless you call the unexpected blizzard that brought 10+” of snow to Boston last night and today a special occasion (which some [...]

(Beauty) Bug Bites – International Edition

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Death By Face Mask – Last August, Watsons, a health and beauty chain in Hong Kong, removed one of it’s own facial masks from shelves after it was claimed that  40 year-old woman died from using it. While the White Pearl Super-Whitening Mask did pass several safety tests, the woman’s relatives claim that her body [...]

Smashbox Photo Op Enhancing Eye Palette – Smoke Box II & Soft Box II

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Yes, ladies – heavy smoke comes in small packages. Enter Smasbox’s new Smoke Box – a smoking hot palette that creates some serious heat on the eye. The six smoke-tacular shades are rich in texture and color and blend together, resulting in the most perfect dramatic, smoky eye. It’s a lot of smoke for only [...]