Archive for 'Travel Beauty'

It’s a Bug’s Life

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

In the past month, The Beauty Bug has traveled to Florida, St. Maarten and San Francisco. Here are some snapshots from Her travels. 1. Aloha Beach Bar, Orient Beach, St Maarten 2. The view from our balcony at sunset. 3. 3 little dogs, Calmos Cafe, Grand Case, St. Maarten 4. The Beauty Bug (sans makeup!?) [...]

Sephora on Champs-Elysée, Paris

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

It’s often said that French woman have the best skin and truly value skin care. Perhaps it’s because the ultimate beauty destination is in Paris? The mother ship. The home base. The flagship store.  The crown jewel. Where it all began. Of course The Beauty Bug is talking about the Sephora on Champs-Elysées, or heaven [...]

Window Shopping in Amsterdam

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Sabon Rituals (The Beauty Bug was tempted by their skincare.) Soap Treatment Store

Just in Time for the Holidays…The Invisibelt

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Just what you’ve always wanted, right? That one crucial piece that’s missing in your wardrobe that you never knew you needed, right? There are so many press releases that The Beauty Bug receives and ignores, but this one was just too hard to – on several levels. Especially when part of it reads, “Plus, you’ll [...]

The Beauty Bug is Back

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

…back from vacation, and is ready for Her beauty rehabilitation to begin. Vacations make us all lazy and cause us to change our normal routines – beauty regimens included. During Her vacation in Saint Maarten, The Beauty Bug occasionally went to bed with Her makeup on (shudder) because She was just so lazy, went to [...]


Thursday, July 24th, 2008

The Beauty Bug should have told you this before, but it just crept up on Her. She’s currently on vacation in St. Maarten. She hoped to get some posts up for you while She was here, but the beach and the piña coladas have distracted Her. Her apologies – She’ll be back up and running [...]

Dear Beauty Bug

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Beauty Bug reader Julia writes… Hi, I have a completely random question: I’m being forced to go on a 3-day camping trip. No showers, no nothing. What beauty tips/tricks do you have for staying fresh? (I also have brow-skimming bangs, which tend to get a little oily. I’ve heard of powder that helps absorb hair [...]

Tales from the Caribbean

Friday, August 10th, 2007

The Beauty Bug first must apologize for not posting more over her vacation…She just couldn’t out down her margarita long enough to type a single sentence. Anyways, She’s back, and ready for September and all the new fall makeup, but, for all those of you who are still planning on taking a vacation to a [...]

On Holiday….

Monday, August 6th, 2007

The Beauty Bug will be coming to you poolside from tropical St. Maarten this week. She’s on holiday. Since Saturday, She’s traded in her concealer, eyeliner and mascara for a zebra-striped bikini sunblock, sunblock, and more sunblock. She’s loaded up on SPF 45 for her body and SPF 50 for her face. And let Her [...]

Tuesday’s Beauty Bites

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

Murad Thinks The Beauty Bug is Going to get Cellulite – OK, so the Beauty Bug just received an email that had this subject line: “Even Skinny Girls Get Cellulite”. Pleasant email to receive at 11AM when you’re at work, isn’t it? Thanks MURAD – way to cheer up a Beauty Bug. And here’s a [...]