Dec 15 2014

I’m still here – but this is why I’ve been quiet

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Things have been awfully quiet on BeautyJudy. Last time I checked in, I mentioned that I haven’t been feeling well. I haven’t been able to stand the smell of nail polish or remover, and my nails have, quite frankly, gone to hell! I haven’t been wearing makeup much at all. And I haven’t had energy …

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Nov 12 2014

Deborah Lippmann Marrakesh Express

deborah lippmann marrakesh express swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. I ended up buying almost all of the polish in Deborah Lippmann‘s Fantastical Holiday 2014 – This is truly a stunning collection of interesting polishes, one of my favorites of which is the one I’m sharing swatches of today - Marrakesh Express. This polish is a shifter – going from orange to pink …

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Nov 11 2014

Random Sally Hansen Nail Polishes!

Sally hansen complete salon manicure on pines and needles swatches and review BeautyJudy summer 2013 walgreens

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. These are a couple pretties I picked up in late summer for my fall stash and hadn’t blogged about them yet! But I loved the combo, I couldn’t NOT share it with you! Check out two coats of Sally Hansen On Pines and Needles first: What a gorgeous green shimmer – …

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Nov 10 2014

Hi all!

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Hi! *waves* Maybe you’ve noticed, maybe you haven’t! But I’ve been very quiet on social media lately, and last week I was unable to get blog posts prepped – the only one that went live was because I had prepped it the week before! I just kinda wanted to do a little check-in post. You all …

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Nov 03 2014

My Introduction to Polish TBH

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Disclaimer: Gift bag sample. See bottom. When I think about 2014, and my makeup and nail habits this year, it’s definitely been the year of discovering new indie brands. One of the brands I tried for the first time this year is Polish TBH! Polish TBH is one of the brands that came to the Sparkle …

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Oct 30 2014

Pahlish Pumpkin Parade – Bespoke Batch

Pahlish Bespoke Batch Pumpkin Parade swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I purchased this. Who’s got their mani’s all set for Halloween tomorrow?! I like to do nail art for Halloween itself (which I’m planning to share tomorrow!) but in the days leading up, I love wearing vampy, pumpkin-y, ghoulish polishes and manis, too! I was researching on the Pahlish site, because I discovered the …

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Oct 29 2014

Returning Winter KBShimmer Polishes

kbshimmer all decked out swatches and review on beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. I know – I’ve been throwing nonstop KBShimmer products out this week!! But honestly, how can you get sick of it?! It’s pretty pretty polish!!! Today, I’ve got swatches of the five returning nail polishes from last year’s winter launch. After this, I’ve got one more KBShimmer winter review – …

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Oct 28 2014

KBShimmer Cuticle Oil Pens – New Winter Scents!

kbshimmer cuticle oil pens chai tea peppermint raspberry vanilla unscented review on beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. (Photo courtesy of KBShimmer) One of my favorite cuticle oils is KBShimmer‘s Pink Sugar Cuticle Oil pen. I love how handy it is to toss in a small handbag, and how it smells. I use this cuticle oil pen to keep my nails moisturized. I tend to bite the skin …

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Oct 27 2014

Pine-ing For Yule – KBShimmer’s Toys for Tots 2014 Charity Nail Polish

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Disclaimer: Press sample. See below. Amazing to think that buying one bottle of nail polish can make so much difference, but that’s exactly what you can do this holiday season! Last year, KBShimmer raised about $3,000 to help ensure that every child had something to open during the holidays, and this year, the brand is excited to announce …

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Oct 25 2014

KBShimmer Winter 2014

KBShimmer winter 2014 swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. I interrupt this Saturday (or Caturday, depending on your interests, haha), to share with you a HUGE launch! KBShimmer‘s Winter 2014 launch is HUGE! Did I mention the word, HUGE? I’m going to break it down over the next couple/few days – there’s new nail vinyls, cuticle oil pens, polish, …

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