Jul 25 2014

Girly Bits What Happens in Vegas…Stays on Instagram!

Girly Bits What Happens in Vegas...Ends up on Instagram swatches and review on BeautyJudy also Walk Like an Egyptian and Man size Love

Disclosure: Press sample. See bottom. Last year for Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas, Girly Bits created the nail polish, “What Happens in Vegas….Ends Up On Facebook.” This year, the brand’s Limited Edition Cosmoprof exclusive is called “What Happens in Vegas…Ends Up On Instagram.” And it’s a beauty! I’ve got swatches of this show-exclusive, deets on …

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Jul 24 2014

KBShimmer Beach-Themed 6th Anniversary Trio

KBShimmer Beach-themed 6th anniversary collection swatches and review Beach Please on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press samples. See bottom. I knew KBShimmer has been around for awhile, but did you know the brand is turning SIX this year?! To celebrate, KBShimmer is launching a special edition, three-polish anniversary set! AND they’re hosting a beach-themed giveaway pack, including an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite with a $25 gift card, the polish set, …

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Jul 23 2014

New Launches from Serum No.5!

Serum No 5 new Cut It Out nail vinyls on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Serum No 5 is releasing a new Love Lacquer called “Another Year, Let’s Cheer!” in celebration of, well, another year of business! Plus, they’re launching nail stencils/vinyls! Mark your calendars for THIS THURSDAY, JULY 24, for the new releases in this post! Happy anniversary, Serum No 5! I was fortunate …

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Jul 22 2014

Caption – a New Nail Polish Line from Young Nails

Caption Nail polish LacQ3 gel-like manicure review Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas on BeautyJudy Outta My Mind and Mission Complete

Disclaimer: Complimentary application. See bottom for details. Do you have a saying, something that you use all the time? A phrase or a word that always finds its way out of your mouth? My coworkers would probably say that I always say, “as a former reporter…” In high school, I always said “I’m turning over …

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Jul 21 2014

Cosmoprof Tidbits

Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas BeautyJudy

My first night outfit! Dress from Vince Camuto (a cheap find at Ross or TJ Maxx), John’s Fashion shoes from JDR Shoe Warehouse (local shop) I have a lot of individual brand posts that include reviews, and those start tomorrow! And it will likely take me weeks and months to get them posted. Phew! But …

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Jul 20 2014

One Beauty Blogger’s Guide to Press Samples

Beauty blogger guide to press samples

Nothing to disclose Beauty and nail bloggers receive samples for review, that’s no secret. But how do we get them, and what do we do with them afterwards? One thing is certain: Bloggers receive samples from brands to swatch, create looks and honestly review them for readers. I wanted to write up my thoughts on …

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Jul 20 2014

MAC Cosmetics Kelly Yum Yum Lipstick

MAC Cosmetics Kelly Yum Yum Lipstick swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. I went on a no-buy around the time that MAC Cosmetics released the Sharon and Kelly Osbourne collections. But oh man, I wanted all the Kelly Osbourne lipsticks so badly! Unfortunately, I didn’t buy them online when they initially went on sale, and I waited until I could get them in …

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Jul 18 2014

A Cosmoprof Sneak Peek at Collections from August to the Start of 2015!

precision nail lacquer fall 2014 collection Enchanted cosmoprof north america beautyjudy

There was so much to see and learn at Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas earlier this week, that I almost didn’t know where to start! But it’s a huge show for nails, so I figured, what a better place to start than by sharing upcoming nail polish collections from across the showroom floor! There’s a lot …

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Jul 17 2014

Jamberry Nail Polish

Jamberry Nail Polish in Blush and glitter effect top coat swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. I decided over the Fourth of July weekend that I needed a palette cleanser, so on July 5, I reached for two new nail polishes in my stash for a summery pink look. Guess what? Those polishes were from Jamberry. I had no idea they make nail polish, too! I was happy …

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Jul 16 2014

What I Reach For Most: Cuticle Oil

Dior Creme Apricot nail cream review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom Welcome to What I Reach For Most! This is a new regular series. I’m going to share the brands, or colors, or types of cosmetic products that I reach for most when I’m doing my day-to-day makeup! I keep cuticle care products everywhere. There’s two in my purse, one in the …

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