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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 [...]

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 [...]

A 2013 Kick Start: MAC’s Strength Collection

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Beauty Bug is putting some muscle behind Her makeup this weekend with MAC’s fierce and feisty STRENGTH collection on counters now. She first told you about it here and will be bringing the below look with Her this weekend as She escapes to Cape Cod for a little winter weekend getaway. The collection is the perfect way [...]

Post-Holiday MAC Collections – December & January

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Every year, after all the holiday glitz and glam fades,  when the sparkle of the glitter can’t compare to the twinkle of the snow, MAC always releases several comfort collections that are dripping with full-bodied, vivid colors that just frankly – hit the spot. Apres Chic makes your want to clutch a mug of hot chocolate, [...]

MAC 2012 Holiday Preview

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

To primp or not to primp – that is never a question during the holidays. But rather the question is – how much to primp? MAC’s Holiday Collections, on counters October 25th, run the full gamut on the primp scale. From softly chic to deeply dramatic to sexy leopard and lace- there is a look [...]

MAC Naturally

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Every year after Christmas, after all the glitter, glitz and glam settles, MAC turns The Beauty Bug into a hoarder with their post-holiday collection. One packed with the most versatile, stunning nudes and neutrals that are simple, fresh and understatedly sexy. This year, Naturally is just that. Shades are soft, yet lush and sheer – [...]

Daphne Guinness for MAC

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Upon doing a little reading up on Daphne Guinness, The Beauty Bug scratched Her head and thought, maybe Lady Gaga isn’t all that innovative, creative, and cutting edge after all. Those adjectives, rather,  belong to Daphne Guinness, the socialite, designer, and muse whose been said to be an inspiration to Miss LG. Perhaps that’s why [...]

MAC Holiday 2011 Snapshot

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Sequins, glitter and Johnny Weir – what more does your holiday need? Collections include Glitter and Ice – a winter wonderland of marbleized eye shadows, Paint Pots, glosses and nail lacquers, Ice Parades – ice shadow quads complete with shakable snow globe compacts and other giftable makeup kits, DazzleSphere – lip glass stuff ornaments, and Viva Glam. [...]

MAC Cliffsnotes: January 2010 Collections

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Here are your CliffsNotes for the new MAC collections on counters next month… Collection: Love Lace On-counter Date: Now-February 2010 How You’ll Recognize it at the Counter: Look for the photo of the lace-clad model who appears to be channeling Lady Gaga. What it is: A dramatic collection that’s lacking…well, drama. The equivalent to last [...]

Unexpectedly Haute

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

The Beauty Bug is by no means frilly, or girly. As a rule she doesn’t wear florals, lace, pouffy-sleeved clothing, or pink (clothing or gloss). But there was just something about MAC’s Crazy Haute Marbleized Lip Gloss that tempted Her and made Her… re-think pink. Maybe it was the georgous marble swirls, or the blue [...]