Archive for 'Beauty Buzz'

(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 [...]

(Beauty) Bug Bites

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Little Globes – It’s hard to hate on Anne Hathaway as much as The Beauty Bug does when we’re talking about this little Fantine. Check out the stars, down-sized and adorable, as they walk the red carpet in what NY-based artist Tricia Messeroux calls, Toddlewood. It sure looks like little Taylor Swift (pictured right) could [...]

(Beauty) Bug Bites

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

LEGO my Birkin – Like the studio audience at an ‘Oprah’s Favorite Things’ taping, women everywhere lost their minds in a maniacal frenzy when they heard about this $400 Birkin Bag. Then they found out it was made out of LEGOS.  In Poland. And won’t be shipped until February. Buzzkill. And now, Kim Kardashian tweeted [...]

(Beauty)Bug Bites

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Drew Does Makeup – Let’s all practice free love, put flowers in our hair, and celebrate Earth Day everyday. No? Not your style? Not The Beauty Bug’s style either. Which is probably why She scratched her head while reading the recent news about Drew Barrymore’s new makeup collection that will supposedly hit Walmart shelves sometime next year. [...]

(Beauty)Bug Bites

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Rachel in a Bottle – Rachel’s claims her favorite movie is DANGEROUS LIAISONS (although her Friends say it’s WEEKEND AT BERNIE’S) and apparently her favorite haircare line resides here in Boston  -  Living Proof.  The  smarty-pants wizards over at MIT have been developing these scientific-based products since 2008 and now Anniston will join the team [...]

(Beauty)Bug Bites

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Just months after her divorce, Katy Perry is lashing out…in Ulta. This month she’ll release her own line of fake eye lashes on Ulta.com. Surely, they’ll be trimmed with cupcakes and lollipops. The best part of about this story? The Beauty Bug Husband sent Her an email with the link and the subject read: “crazy [...]

(Beauty)Bug Bites

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Ever seen an elephant getting a manicure? Neither had The Beauty Bug…until now. If you were ever embarrassed about your feet while getting a pedicure, just head to Nepal. DKNY is hoping that you’ll put your money where your nose is.  According to the brand, This is what one million dollars smells like. The new pricey scent from [...]

Shape Magazine’s Best Beauty Buys for Under $32

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

(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 [...]

December Favorites

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

1 – The Organic Pharmacy Honey & Jasmine Mask – This brand is like the goodie-goodie that everyone envied in high school. Everything is perfect right down to the little pamphlet included with each product that contains instructions for a DIY 3-minute facial. All the products are made by hand in small batches from only [...]