Archive for 'MAC'

Where the MAC Wild Things Are…

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Ladies, we all know the drill by now.  We’re all well-versed in the ways of MAC limited-edition products. You snooze, and you’re left clicking through the expensive pages of Ebay trying to out-bid fellow MAC fiends. Spring and Summer MAC collections came out with a bold bang (and a roar).  They include the fearless, wild [...]

Valentine’s Day Lashes

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

The Beauty Bug never needs a reason to don fabulous lashes, and bat til Her heart’s content. Recall New Year’s Eve . On Valentine’s Day this brunette Beauty Bug fluttered Her #6 MAC eyelashes, and sported eyeshadow best-suited for a redhead, combined with an old MAC favorite.  Part of MAC’s Brunette, Blonde and Redhead collection, [...]

New Years Eve Lash & Dash

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

What’s New Years Eve without any drama? Drama in the form of lashes… Despite the 8″ of snow on the ground, The Beauty Bug managed to make it to Her local MAC counter to get a pair of lashes from their new Lash & Dash Collection applied. Forgetting all the lessons She learned in prom [...]

MAC’s Spiced Chocolate Eye Quad

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Ahhh fall – a time when the cosmetic companies unleash the big guns and the hard to get limited edition products. After Labor Day weekend BBQs and the weather, the new fall makeup collections are a hot topic around the water cooler now. The new must-have product The Beauty Bug has been telling her co-workers [...]

The Lash Stash

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

The Beauty bug swears, this site is not turning into a mascara blog! However, since it’s been a hot topic lately, She figured, why stop now? If you’re looking for a new mascara, but still aren’t sold on the recent vibrating trend, pick up Sephora’s Lash Stash. At $25, it’s reasonably priced and allows you [...]

MAC’s DazzleGlass vs. Sally Hansen’s Lipnotic Gem Gloss

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

It’s often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well…if that’s true, then DazzleGlass, meet Lipnotic Gem Gloss. If the expression rings true then DazzleGlass should be blushing from the compliments. Let us look at the facts – DazzleGlass hit MAC counters first, and it really was the first product of its kind. [...]

New Collection: MAC Sonic Chic

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

There’s something strangely appealing about this photo, no? Something very modish, very gothic chic – as though she’s channeling Marilyn Mason. The high contrast colors against her pale skin is overwhelmingly striking – especially to someone who’s skin is equally as pale. The new MAC Sonic Chic Collection is comprised of nine mineralized baked blushes [...]

New Collection: MAC New View

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Who remembers Lightscapade and Glissade Mineralize Skin Finishes from the MAC Danse Collection? Ahhh what fond memories those precious powders evoke. The Beauty Bug remembers buying both powders at the MAC counter at Bloomingdales at the Town Center Mall in Florida in December ’06. Thus began an uncontrollable obsession with these wondrous baked powders that [...]

MAC Summer Collections 2008 101

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Summer is a busy, crowded time at the MAC counter – here’s a handy-dandy guide that provides you with all you need to know about each new summer collection: Collection: Neo Sci Fi What it is: This collection runs the gamut of colors from hot fluorescent nail polishes, to beiges and flesh tones. How you’ll [...]

How the MAC 210 Brush Changed The Beauty Bug’s Life

Monday, May 19th, 2008

When it comes to eyeliner, there’s a fine line between Angelina Jolie’s elegant, enchanting eyeliner, and Amy Whinehouse’s uneven mess that looks like it was applied with a Sharpie. If you ask The Beauty Bug, liquid eyeliner is one of the most challenging products to apply. You must have a perfectly steady hand and be [...]