Archive for 'hair care'

Vidal Sassoon’s Pro Series

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

So…The Beauty Bug’s not saying that the new Vidal Sassoon Pro Series is the best thing to happen to Her this month, but it’s close. Not only because of it’s star smoothing power, but also because it’s wallet-friendly prices ($2.49-$8.99) and generous bottle sizes.  The new launch includes a lineup of five care collections including [...]

Amika Nourishing Hair Mask

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

The Beauty Bug has good news and bad news. The good news – Amika’s Nourishing Hair mask is heavenly (and the perfect product for any poor news anchor who has been stuck outside covering the storm). The bad news – The Beauty Bug didn’t get to share her good hair day with anyone due to hurricane [...]

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 [...]

Shine On With Alterna Bamboo Luminous Products

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Just making its debut in The Beauty Bug’s Shower product lineup and soon to be on retail shelves in February, Alterna’s new Bamboo Shine line is legit.   These rookies (shampoo, conditioner, shine mist, and silk sleek brilliance cream) pack a mean dose of luster, nutrients and radiance and trump all in the gleam, gloss [...]

Balace Hair Care by James Joseph

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

The Beauty Bug was first introduced to Balance by James Joseph via a blind “sniff” test.  She was at the salon to get Her hair cut, and was having the usual shampoo and conditioner before the cut.  It was then, that one of the most fresh, and clean scents, with a citrus twang, was wafted [...]

February Favorites

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Bobbi Brown’s Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick – This beachy collection has The Beauty Bug dreaming of fruity drinks with umbrellas, sand between Her toes, and sunblock. Though this is as close as She’ll be getting to the beach for now, The Beauty Bug will take it. It’s no secret that the Shimmer Bricks are what [...]

November Product of the Month – Pantene Pro-V’s Nature Fusion

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

It wasn’t a coincidence that every 3-5 days or so, The Beauty Bug was having good hair days and getting comments and compliments from Her co-workers.  “Your hair looks thicker” one said, followed by ” Your hair looks so healthy and shiny.” The product behind the praise ? Pantene Pro-V’s Nature Fusion Moisture Balance Shampoo [...]

WAY More Than Just a Hair Straightener…

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Sure, The Beauty Bug knows what you’re thinking. This looks like your average, commonplace hair straightener that doesn’t warrant an afterthought. But before you stop reading, know that this tool is a first of its kind… Direct from China and so new you can barely even google it (the only results that you’ll get is [...]

Sebastian Professional’s Texture Tandem Treatment at James Joseph Salon

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Fresh out of the James Joseph Salon after Her Sebastian Professional Texture Tandem Treatment, The Beauty Bug feels like She has a new head of hair. The Sebastian flagship salon in Boston is one of a handful of salons in the US to offer this new, revolutionary, chemical-free service.  Texture Tandem is a semi-permanent re-texturizing, [...]

Where Beauty Meets Geek…

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

The Beauty Bug must thank The Beauty Bug Fiance for bringing this to Her attention. It’s very rare that His techie/nerd world, and Her beauty world cross paths, but when they do and the stars align, it’s geek chic… News from one of The Beauty Bug Fiance’s daily reads, Core77, shows the following new product [...]