Archive for 'makeup'

Spring Must-Haves

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

1) Sonia Kashuk Hidden Treasure Brush Set – If you’re in the market for a set of makeup brushes, typically The Beauty Bug advises waiting until the holidays when brands such as MAC release limited edition brush sets, but not this year. Known for quality, yet affordable, cosmetics and beauty tools, Sonia Kashuk is celebrating [...]

Laura Geller’s Ethereal Rose Baked Powder

Monday, February 9th, 2009

In a recent conversation with Miss All Lacquered Up, She confessed to The Beauty Bug that she’s  somewhat of a Laura Geller Baked Beauty Addict. Because of this,  she must steer clear of the Ms. Geller’s ‘baked goods’ whenever she goes to Sephora. Well, don’t say The Beauty Bug didn’t warn you (Miss All Lacquered [...]

La Mer’s SPF 18 Fluid Tint

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

The cardinal rule when it comes to summer makeup – put the powder away until at least September. Don’t even be tempted to apply a light dusting because you’ll just sweat it off. Not even for touch-ups! But… trust The Beauty Bug when She tells you that once you try The SPF 18 Fluid Tint [...]

The Best of The Best: Creme to Powder Blushes

Monday, May 12th, 2008

The product of the moment at the Beauty Bug household is creme to powder blushes. The Beauty Bug likes them because they are so blendable and buildable and tend to last longer than the average powder blush. Determining the right amount of product for your skin tone is a fun exercise in color and the [...]

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 [...]

The Beauty Bug’s Ultimate Gift Guide

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Here it is – print it out and highlight it, send it to your friends, email it to your boyfriend/husband, hand it out at the office, take it shopping with you – it’s The Beauty Bug’s Ultimate Gift Guide (in no particular order)! Shimmer as if you’ve been sprinkled with fairy dust with this limited [...]

Concealer and Baseball

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

It’s quite a tough job to double as a member of Red Sox Nation in the post-season, and maintain the duties of The Beauty Bug. It means The Beauty Bug is forced to decide between two of her most favorite things – Her site, and baseball. Watching the late-night games has left The Beauty Bug [...]

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 [...]

Smokin’ Hot

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

The bar: A little no-name hole in the wall place that’s secluded in a back alley. There’s no sign – it’s just there. It’s barely lit -candles align the walls and tables. The music: A subtle jazz number coming from the piano hidden in the corner. The piano player is old, and continues to take [...]

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 [...]