Archive for 'This ‘N That'

American Genius

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

A statement of pure genius was made last night during American Idol, and The Beauty Bug had to share it. When contestant Ramiele Malubay was asked by Ryan Seacrest what has been the best part of her experience thus far, she simply, honestly and answered, “the hair and makeup” in a very matter-of-fact tone. A [...]

Valentine’s Day Breath

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s a beautiful day here on the east coast – and even The Beauty Bug Boyfriend is getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit. In a role reversal of sorts, He wore red to work today, and The Beauty Bug wore black. The Beauty Bug hopes that everyone is wined, dined, and pampered [...]

Kirsten Dunst for Miu Miu

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

The Beauty Bug is so used to seeing unflattering pictures of Kristen Dunst – Perez refers to her as KiKi, and Mr. Superficial refers to her as Snaggletooth – that She was shocked to see these new Miu Miu ads. They are elegant, glamorous, playful and out-of-this-world chic. Her milky white skin and classic blood [...]

Brunettes Are Serious…And More Liked By CEOs

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

For those who don’t know, The Beauty Bug is a brunette, and very proud of it. Like any girl, of course there are things that She would change if She could, but her hair color is not one of them. She loves the combination of her pale skin and dark hair, and evidently, brunettes are [...]

2007: A Year in Beauty

Monday, December 31st, 2007

2007 has come and gone in the blink of a shimmering, lined eye. Before She raises Her glass and puts on Her party hat, The Beauty Bug reflects on 2007 – the trends, the products, and the colors: The Bob – from the ever-changing, newly glamorous Katie Holmes to Posh Beckham to Rihanna, fashion-forward women [...]

Body Shop Winner and Megs Makeup Gift Bags

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Happy Holidays Everyone! The Beauty Bug knows that this post is a few days over due and She apologizes. Between shopping and digging Herself our of the 3 snow storms that covered Boston, She’s been one busy bug! The lucky lady to win the Body Shop giveaway is fellow Bostonian, Debbi! She’ll be slathering on [...]


Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

While The Beauty Bug can speak a little Portuguese (ok, She knows 2 words) that was taught to her by The Beauty Bug Boyfriend, the word sunga is new to her vocabulary. The official definition is: sunga – (noun) short trousers or pants worn by boys or men, especially the type used for swimming However, [...]

Beauty Rut

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Just like The Beauty Addict, The Beauty Bug has been in sort of a rut lately. Her life too has gone into overdrive, (between work, two brief trips to NY, the holidays, and shopping) and you can see it on Her face. She’s been slacking on her night time skin care routine, not getting enough [...]

Send in the Clowns…

Monday, November 26th, 2007

It’s rare that The Beauty Bug and The Beauty Bug Boyfriend go shopping together for a significant amount of time. What usually happens is that they have dinner together and She goes off on her way, and He goes to Best Buy or The Apple Store (one time He called it the MAC store, and [...]

Don’t Break The Chain…

Monday, November 26th, 2007

The Beauty Bug’s back – She would have sent you a postcard, but Thanksgiving was nothing too picturesque – just turkey, laundry, a couple movies, and family. She really hates when life and the holidays interfere with Her posting schedule, which is why She’s going to try to follow the practices of one Jerry Seinfeld. [...]