Archive for 'Interview'

Interview with the FAB Boston Beauty: Lilli Gordon

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Boston is known for its ball players, baked beans, and brains. Among those big brains is skin care mogul Lilli Gordon, founder of First Aid Beauty (FAB). Gordon’s story is a common one; one that many women (including The Beauty Bug) can relate to. Having sensitive skin, Gordon tested product after product only to see her [...]

Beauty Editors’ Most Anticipated Products of 2012

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Ladies – make room on your vanities, clean out your medicine cabinets and clear off those bathroom shelves – 2012 is going to be full of must-have new products.  Check out some of the year’s most anticipated products from some of the most in-the-know ladies in the biz… “There are two beauty products that I’m [...]

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 [...]

Giving Thanks: Grateful Pros Pick Their Products – Part 2

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

“Geez, I’m grateful for so many products and in so many different categories! Right this very second, I’m particularly grateful for the Fresh Sake candle burning on my side table. It injects the air with luscious sweetness that’s not syrupy or artificial. It’s like freshly ripened peaches at the apex of summer. The flame’s soft [...]

Giving Thanks: Grateful Pros Pick Their Products – Part 1

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving! In the true spirit of the holiday, The Beauty Bug went straight to the beauty authorities to see what they were thankful on this turkey day.   Dani Wagener, celebrity makeup artist and 3-time winner of Boston’s best makeup artist, is giving thanks for the following products: Chantecaille Concealer/Foundation Stick – “In the [...]

Interview with Dr. Dennis Gross of DG Skincare

Monday, November 14th, 2011

He loves to drum to The Rolling Stones, practice yoga and spend time with his wife and kids – Dr. Dennis Gross is just a normal family, with a best-selling skin care line and celeb clientele. The famed NY dermatologist is a powerhouse. His products allow you to bring the doctor home with you  - [...]

Allure Best of Beauty Interview With Amy Keller Laird

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

The Beauty Bug is back, and it feels good! She’s excited to share her 4th annual Best of Beauty interview with Allure Beauty Director, Amy Keller Laird. Tried, tested and true, the editors slathered, swatched, and sprayed until they uncovered the 193 best products available. Some sported uneven, multi-colored tans, while another borrowed a SUV [...]

Must-Have Products of 2011, What the Experts Say

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

The Beauty Bug checked in with some of the top editors and experts to see what products they were most looking forward to this year. Here’s what they are gushing about: “There are so many incredible beauty innovations on tap for 2011, it’s going to be a gorgeous year! I’m especially excited for Crest’s new [...]

An Urban Decay Anniversary:15 years & 15 Pencils

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

In a recent Tweet, an Allure Beauty Director said she was “MENTAL” for Urban Decay’s 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils 15 Year Anniversary Collection. Pencils sending seasoned beauty directors into a frenzy?!? They must be pretty damn special. And today, The Beauty Bug  learned just how special they are from Urban Decay’s national makeup artist, Cole [...]

Allure Best of Beauty 2010 Interview with Beauty Director Amy Keller

Monday, October 4th, 2010

For the third in a row now (see first 2 interviews here and here), The Beauty Bug had the privilege of interviewing the woman with the best job in the world, Allure Beauty Director, Amy Keller Laird. Amy is the woman behind the awards – she and her co-workers scrutinize, compile, and well..hoard…all in the [...]