Jan 15 2018

GrandeLips HydraPlump Liquid Lipstick in Razzle Berry

Grande Cosmetics GrandeLips HydraPlump Liquid Lipstick on Razzle Berry swatches and review on beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose I’m obsessed with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year, Ultra Violet! (Screenshot from Pantone’s press release about Ultra Violet) This blue-based purple is gorgeous. Pantone says, “Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now. …

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Jan 14 2018

Beauty Spotlight Team 1/14/18

There is a fabulous new makeup subscription box called Deck of Scarlet. Every two months you will receive a new makeup palette curated by a popular YouTuber. Prime Beauty got ahold of the January/February Edition! What if you never used fragrances but suddenly found a way to enhance your life with aromatherapy? See what Marcia …

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Jan 12 2018

BeautyJudy Oils: DIY Peppermint Salt Scrub

Beautyjudy oils series peppermint essential oil salt scrub diy

Disclaimer: I’m a distributor for Young Living Essential Oils, but I am NOT a healthcare provider or aromatherapist and recommend you consult one or a physician prior to using oils; see bottom for full disclosure I find peppermint essential oil helpful for a variety of things, from calming a cough and helping an upset stomach/indigestion, …

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Jan 10 2018

One Week Wear Test: Essie Treat Love & Color

Essie Laven-Dearly Treat Love & Color wear test on beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose. Last week I decided to start the New Year off with a work-week-long wear test with one of the Essie Treat Love & Color nail polishes. There are much more opaque colors than the one I chose, including cremes and shimmers, but I decided that after so many dark, sparkly and opaque …

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Jan 08 2018

Welcome to the new BeautyJudy – The intersection of career, motherhood and makeup addiction

Next month, BeautyJudy will turn 9-years-old. In the last nine years, I’ve changed in a lot of ways. I switched career paths, and my current role in corporate communications/media relations is more demanding than ever. I got married. I bought a house. I have a toddler, and a baby soon to arrive. But there’s one …

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Jan 06 2018

Beauty Spotlight Team 1/6/2018

Beauty Spotlight Team

Vitabrid C¹² FACE Brightening Powder time-releases active Vitamin C into the skin over 12 hours, and it reveals firmer, healthier, more luminous skin that is even in tone. Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog is thoroughly obsessed with this hard-worker that delivers real results. Allison from Never Say Die Beauty spills the beans on her picks for …

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Jan 05 2018

Welcoming the New Year with a Winter Mani

BlueBird Lacquer Just Too Hoth to Touch and Sinful Colors Flake Out winter nails on beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose After a month of nonstop red, green, gold and silver, I felt like I needed a bit of a break from festive and flashy nails last week! I also wear Jamberry Nail Wraps constantly, but still crave manis with all nail polish used to achieve the look! I dug in my plastic …

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Jan 03 2018

December Empties!

December empties on beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose December always feels like a month where you’re nearing “the end” and heading into a fresh start in January. So it felt appropriate to use up so many of my products last month! Lots of skin/hair care products, but I’ve added a new sort of category here. Vitamins. I am evolving BeautyJudy …

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Dec 30 2017

Beauty Spotlight Team 12/30/17

Thinking about your New Year’s Eve look? Allison from Never Say Die Beauty loves the gleam of BECCA Après Ski Glow Eye Lights palette of neutrals that can do double duty on eyes and face. Prime Beauty discovered a brand that not only gives back but its mission is to empower women! Check out her …

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Dec 29 2017

Head into the New Year with Kisses!

Zoya Kisses nail polish collection review swatches on beautyjudy.com

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. When this collection first popped up in my inbox, I thought…what the?! I was in the swing of the holidays, not thinking about transitional nail colors. As I swatched them, I realized just how appealing the Zoya Kisses pastel creme jelly polishes are as we head into 2018. Although it’s …

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