Archive for 'Shu Uemura'

shu uemura égérie Nail Enamel PA010

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

The Beauty Bug sports dark nails all year round – even on Her wedding day (much to Her Grandmother’s chagrin.) The latest polish to coat Her tips is shu uemura’s égérie nail enamel in PA010. Part of their glam-rock Spring 2010 collection, this chic, intense black infused with sparkles dazzles on Her nails.  The glitter [...]

A Glimpse of Spring 2010

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

From left to right… 1) Lancome’s Ô My Rose Collection – A collection marked by coral-peach and teal hues, the Pop’n Cheeks Gentle and Lasting Blush promises to be the star product and the centerpiece of the collection. 2) Chanel’s Les Impressions Collection – This spring season Chanel goes neutral and classic  with a stunning [...]

Get The Look: Easy Smoky Eye

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Holiday parties, New Year’s Eve parties, or just a night out….check out this twist on a smokey eye created by Boston’s Best, Dani Wagener.  It’s easy to recreate, and gets across the effect of the smoky eye and dark lash line, without being too dark and black. Begin with the eyes. When using darker shadows, [...]

Six Must-Have Powders

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Whether you’ll just admire them, or use them everyday, make room for these powders in your makeup bag. 1) Shu Uemura’s Tsumori Chisato Limited Edition Duo Color Highlighter Golden Snow – From the Shu holiday collection, a partnership with Japanese artist Tsumori Chisato, this celestial “lucky cat” compact is The Beauty Bug’s favorite product from [...]

Shu Uemura Nobara Cream Cover Stick

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Don’t call it a comeback. This industry classic just got a (much needed) makeover; an alteration. Shu Uemura’s Nobara Cream Cover Stick is back, this time in a versatile stick version, with a new formulation. The foundation shed its flimsy, sometimes-hard-to-open compact and is back in a new portable, convenient case.  A favorite of makeup [...]

Shu Uemura’s Lashion Show

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Shu Uemura knows how to throw a lash-tacular party, and one would expect nothing less from the makeup powerhouse who’s famous for marrying high-fashion with lashes.  To celebrate the 26th anniversary of the first Shu Uemura boutique in Japan, The Beauty Bug’s local store in Boston, hosted a Lashion Show party, featuring their new Lashes [...]

Shu Uemura’s Painting Gel Eyeliner

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Move over Bobbi Brown Gel Liners. Time to relinquish your post. There’s a new creamier, smoother, liner on shelves from Shu Uemura that’s just as long-lasting and smudge-proof, yet buildable,  blendable, and highly pigmented. True to its name, Shu’s Painting Gel Eyeliners apply like paint on a canvas and glide over lids effortlessly and evenly. [...]

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 [...]

A Mika Holiday

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

Mika Ninagawa and Shu Uemura are a match made in heaven. He’s a makeup artist and a true beauty pioneer who blends nature, science and art in his brand, and she’s Japan’s most beloved and renowed photographer known for her high fashion and high drama work. This Holiday season the two have come together to [...]

Bit By The Best

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Here’s the rundown of products that The Beauty Bug’s paying extra to this week… Shu Uemura’s Limited Edition Luring Powder – From the fall 2008 Instinct Collection, Luring Powder is a light, naturally rosy powder that provides a light, sheen mist to skin. The Beauty Bug was first introduced to this product by Boston’s Best, [...]