Archive for 'beauty'

The History of the Red Carpet

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

The Oscars are The Beauty Bug’s Superbowl. The dresses, the makeup, the red carpet. But, why do the celebs walk down a red carpet?  The origin of the carpet doesn’t exude the glitz or glamor that today’s does, however it doesn’t disappoint when it comes to some good ol’ juicy scandal and deception.  The tradition [...]

Kevyn Aucoin Spring Beauty @ SpaceNK

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Today The Beauty Bug went to Her local SpaceNK store for their ”Master Class in Spring Beauty” event. To celebrate the season, SpaceNK offered appointments with guest experts from various brands for personalized classes, makeovers, advice and tips. The best part of the celebration? This gift with purchase – a bag chockfull of samples (yes, some [...]

Makeup Artist Must-Haves: Dani Wagener

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

She’s painted the pouts of Anna Wintour, Oscar-Winning director Kathryn Bigelow, Jenny McCarthy and of course, The Beauty Bug. Here are Dani Wagener’s  favorite products that she always has within reach! FRESH Black Tea Serum Prepping the skin properly is what I consider to be the single most important step in makeup application. After cleansing, I [...]

(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 [...]

(Beauty)Bug Bites

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Courtney Cox credits Mila Moursi’s facials and products for keeping her skin looking great. Her favorite products include the pH Balancing Toner, Refining Lotion, and the Anti-Age Lift Serum.  Something’s gotta keep Gale Weathers looking good – SCREAM 13 is set to be released in 2022. These 2 products promise the world – except of course, [...]

Shu Uemura’s Rebirth Collection…and How The Beauty Bug Overcame Her Fear of Eyelash Curlers

Monday, March 10th, 2008

As She previously mentioned, last week The Beauty Bug had the privilege of learning about Shu Uemura’s new Rebirth Collection from Boston’s Best Makeup Artist, Dani Wagener. REBIRTH embraces the colors, energy and gentle ambiance of the fresh spring season. The colors are vibrant, yet very wearable and dynamic. Mr. Uemura was an innovator – [...]

The Science of Color with The Three Custom Color Specialists

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

On a relatively quiet side street in Chelsea, in a serene modern setting, there lies the Three Custom Color Specialists Color Studio – or what The Beauty Bug likes to call every women’s playground. Upon entering the studio and speaking with co-founder Chad Hayduk, The Beauty Bug was introduced to a whole new world of [...]

2007: A Year in Beauty

Monday, December 31st, 2007

2007 has come and gone in the blink of a shimmering, lined eye. Before She raises Her glass and puts on Her party hat, The Beauty Bug reflects on 2007 – the trends, the products, and the colors: The Bob – from the ever-changing, newly glamorous Katie Holmes to Posh Beckham to Rihanna, fashion-forward women [...]

Purple Reign

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

It’s the last week of the summer, and The Beauty Bug’s email box is being flooded with mail about the latest trends for the upcoming fall season. Email after email speaks of purple being the new hot color – “sultry smoky purples”,”creamy red lips and smoky, purple eyes rule this season”, and even more say [...]

Fall Must-Haves

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

It’s almost September – have you thought about your transition to fall makeup? Here comes The Beauty Bug to the rescue. Here’s a list of simple fall must-haves: Sheer red lip color The choices: DKNY Red Delicious Lip Gloss – A shiny, fruity option to achieve that “bitten” look. NARS Flair Lipstick – Sheer, but [...]