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Beauty Editor Must-Haves for 2013

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

As She does most every year, The Beauty Bug checked in with some of the top editors and experts to see what products they were most looking forward to in 2013. Make sure to put these products on your ‘must-buy’ list: “I’m loving all the bright pops of color for spring so it’s a tie. [...]

Best New Beauty Buys for 2012

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

From digital foundation to a brush that absorbs water and cuts your drying time in half, check out Bobbie Thomas’ picks for the year’s best new beauty buys. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Products listed in this piece include: Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Active Vitamin D Serum Oil [...]

Beauty in a Snap: Artist Tools by Japonesque

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

When asked, any true beauty junkie will immediately be able to tell you their favorite local CVS to go to for the best selection of drug store products. Be it only 2 long aisles (not including the stacked end-caps)….The Beauty Bug gets lost in Hers. It’s the store that always carries the new varieties of Organix [...]

To Tip The Owner or Not? Salon & Spa Owners & Editors Weigh In

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Ask ten different people their thoughts on tipping salon/spa owners and you’ll get 10 different answers.   The Beauty Bug was recently put in this situation, and She admittedly was stumped. She asked around (spoke to a customer of an owner who doesn’t tip, but gives the owner a $150 cash as a Christmas present), [...]

Eau de “Have it Your Way”

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

Brace your noses everyone. Vegetarians beware. The Home of the Whopper is now in the fragrance business. This week, just in time for the Holidays, Burger King revealed its new cologne body spray for men, “Flame.” Retailing for $3.99, its described as “the scent of seduction with a hint of flame-broiled meat.” PR stunt, joke [...]

Surf’s Up

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

The Beauty Bug isn’t a surfer girl. The closest She’s gotten to surfing is: When Dylan was inured in a surfing accident and stayed at the Walsh’s to recover. Watch the entire episode here. And then there was the time that Dylan took Brenda to Baja to teach her how to surf without Jim Walsh’s [...]

Let The Beauty Bug Be Your Valentine Winner, Day 2

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Congratulations to Sarah, she’s the contest winner from Day 2 and has won the Borghese Sweet Love Valentine’s Day Gift Set. She dazzled The Beauty Bug with her French; a romantic language for a romantic day! Sarah, please email The Beauty Bug to claim your prize!

Covergirl’s Lashblast vs. Maybelline’s Define-A-Lash

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

The Beauty Bug has been testing these 2 mascaras for a few weeks now because everyone needs a good drugstore mascara to fall back on; Her findings are below: Maybelline’s Define-A-Lash: The Beauty Bug first heard about this mascara while having lunch with fellow TotalBeauty bloggers, and Allure beauty director Amy Keller. Amy mentioned that [...]

And the Winner Is …

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Congratulations Mommof3Irishboys! Pucker up because you are the fabulous winner and new owner of a MAC Holiday Finery 3 Lip set. Please email the Beauty Bug to claim  your prize. More contests soon….

A Sharpie for Your Eyes

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

After reading about it, The Beauty Bug purchased The Physician’s Formula Eye Definer Felt Tip Eye Marker. A novel idea with huge potential, this was a no risk purchase – it was only 6.99 at CVS. She really had no expectations before trying it; She’s always had trouble applying eyeliner on the top of Her [...]