Jan 20 2017

I heard you like lipsticks, so I put some lipsticks on your lipstick bag

Target Sonia Kashuk spring 2017 small train case cosmetic bag lipstick on beautyjudy

Disclosure: PR sample. See bottom. When you have an obsession with makeup, it makes sense that you also have an interest in ways to carry, store and transport your products. I use makeup bags everyday. whether it’s in my purse, my carry-on at the airport, my suitcase for a weekend away, to store certain brands …

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Jan 18 2017

Total Control: NYX Cosmetics’ New Drop Foundation

NYX Cosmetics professional makeup brush #22 foundation BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I bought this. Forever in search of that HG foundation, that’s the life of a beauty blogger. Or a woman with rosacea who likes variety. Whatever way you look at it – it got me here, with NYX Total Control Drop Foundation and the coordinating Total Control Drop Foundation Brush. The idea behind this …

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Jan 16 2017

Pixi Glowtion Day Dew

Pixi Beauty by Petra Skintreats Glowation Day Dew, Beauty Sleep Cream and 24K Eye Elixir

Disclaimer: PR Sample. See bottom. Hello everyone! I’ve had these Pixi Beauty by Petra Skintreats in my medicine cabinet for weeks now, but I started giving them the full-court press trial recently, and I wanted to share my thoughts now that I’ve used them quite a bit. I’m skipping a review of the Beauty Sleep …

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Jan 15 2017

Let’s talk about spring beauty coming to Target soon

target spring beauty defy & INSPIRE BeautyJudy

Nothing to disclose. On Thursday in New York City, it felt like a warm, spring day. It was a total treat after a cold winter snow storm just a few days before it. Anyway, Target couldn’t have timed their Spring Beauty Preview event any more perfect than on a day when the temperatures were above 60 degrees …

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Jan 13 2017

KBShimmer Picture Perfect Cuticle Cream

KBShimmer Picture Perfect Cuticle cream review BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I purchased this. I’ve been using KBShimmer Picture Perfect Cuticle Cream for a few months now, and I finally decided to write about it! KBShimmer says that Picture Perfect Cuticle Cream is “the swatching solution you have been looking for.”  For bloggers who are on the hunt for a cuticle product that can help …

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Jan 11 2017

Greenery Look

Makeup Look with Pantone Color of the Year Greenery on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples. See bottom. The last few years I’ve looked forward to the announcement of the Pantone Color of the Year. PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery is the PANTONE® Color of the Year selection for 2017. Greenery is described in a press release as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when …

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Jan 09 2017

Jesse’s Girl Highlight & Contour Kit – a Beginner’s Try!

Jesse's Girl Highlight & Contour palette swatches review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR Sample. See bottom. I’ve avoided contouring like the plague. Highlighting? Love it. I do it everyday. But contouring? It scares the bejeezus out of me! You’ve seen me – I’m pale AF! When I had the opportunity to try out the Jesse’s Girl Highlight & Contour palette, I decided this was a sign …

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Jan 06 2017

Butter London + Pantone: Greenery

butter-london-greenery

Disclaimer: I bought this. Beauty products in the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year have already started popping up! At Ulta, I spotted a display of six different .2 fl oz. Butter London + Pantone polishes, including one called Greenery. The other shades look like choices from the color palette Pantone suggests to coordinate with Greenery. …

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Jan 04 2017

Pastel Eye Liner

Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow palette Too Faced Sketch Marker Papaya Peach BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples; see bottom for full disclosure Parts of this post originally appeared in the Burlington County Times, in the Beauty Beat column, January 3, 2017. Pastels are starting to make a comeback, and it’s not nails that get to have all the fun this time. It’s the eyes! Last month, Kat Von D posted …

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Jan 02 2017

40 before 40: How I’m dealing with a milestone birthday in 2017

40 before 40 BeautyJudy

Happy New Year! A new year means a new opportunity. A chance to make new memories and fill our days with new experiences and accomplishments. There will be heartache along the way – life is full of ups and downs – but 2017 is a clean slate and it’s ours to make of it what …

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