Archive for 'This ‘N That'

Work-Out in Fit-Flops

Monday, June 18th, 2007

Add this one to your list of things to buy before they start selling for ridiculous prices on EBAY. First it was this, and now the newest craze is Fit-Flops. Not a miracle cream or serum, the Fit Flop promises to work miracles on other parts of your body – your legs and joints. Biochemically [...]

Two Worlds Collide

Friday, June 15th, 2007

There’s a lot you don’t know about The Beauty Bug. For starters – She’s quite the gamer. Ever since She can remember, She’s loved video games (although She had Her stint with Sega Genesis, She’s always been a Nintendo kind of girl). She has fond memories of playing Adventure Island all night until She just [...]

Said Makeup Artist Vincent Longo…

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

An excerpt taken from a recent New York Times article: “I’ve had women cry when they’ve met me or break into a sweat so bad I couldn’t apply makeup because it kept slipping off,” Mr. Longo said as he greeted those who had come to meet him and sample or purchase products from his makeup [...]

Summer Checklist

Monday, May 28th, 2007

Summer’s here – are you ready for it? During the long holiday weekend, The Beauty Bug compiled her list of summer must-haves: Kenzo Amour – The is a new fragrance for The Beauty Bug – Christian Dior’s Hypnotic Posion was always her summer fragrance of choice. NARS Duo Cream Eyeshadow in Summer Time – The [...]

Reading Between the Lines…

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Take a glance at this article, Blogging for Truth and Beauty, from the New York Times. Natasha Singer writes: “MOST bloggers have never met a beauty product or treatment they didn’t love. The fill their columns with wildly enthusiastic prose about the latest blush, the newest procedure or research that they laud as cutting-edge.” The [...]

Priceless Advice

Saturday, April 28th, 2007

A blurb from a recent Forbes article… Take cosmetics guru Bobbi Brown. She was floundering, unsure of what direction to take in professional life. She was on the verge of dropping out of college when her mother serendipitously gave her life-altering advice: “Forget about what you want to do with your life. Pretend it’s your [...]

Sephora’s Sun Safety Kit

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

For those who haven’t seen The Beauty Bug in person, She’s pale. Very pale. We’re talking Bare Escentuals Fair and MAC NW15. So pale that She’s often teased by her younger, less-wise brother who mockingly says, “You’ve been tanning?” Most time she just glares at him and gives him a priceless dirty look. Because of [...]

Spa Week

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

Ladies, you snooze, you lose – and The Beauty Bug has been snoozing and is fearful that She won’t be able to get an appointment for Spa Week here in Boston. Spa Week started yesterday and it runs until April 22nd. Similar to Restaurant Week, Spa Week offers discounted spa treatments in select cities. Each [...]

Things That Make You Go Hmmmm…

Monday, April 16th, 2007

The Beauty Bug has been trying to do some research on this topic for quite some time now, and She hasn’t been very successful so She thought She’d open it up to you and see if anyone could shed any light on the subject…. The Beauty Bug will admit it, She gets sucked in every [...]

Red Sox Opening Day

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

The Beauty Bug loves Her Red Sox just as much as she loves all her lip glosses and face creams. Lucky for Her, yesterday She got to attend the Red Sox home opener with her Boyfriend. The Beauty Bug and Her Man have been attending the home openers for the past three years, and this [...]