Apr 23 2014

Tat2 Lash Mascara

Tat2U Body Art Tat2 Lash mascara review and swatches IMATS New York City NYC 2014

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. I kept passing by this rather large booth in the middle of the aisle at IMATS NYC, thinking that it was a body art/temporary tattoo vendor. But then, when a break in the crowd came, I spotted vibrant tubes of lippies, and I realized I could not pass up an …

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Apr 22 2014

Alexa Persico Cosmetics: Rose “Perfect Lips” Lipstick Review

Alexa Persico Cosmetics swatches and review Rose lipstick 2014

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. One of the new brands I discovered at IMATS New York City was one founded by a young makeup artist – Alexa Persico Cosmetics. Alexa is only 21, but she told me she’s been working on her line since she was 16-years-old. She started in makeup artistry when she was just 13-years-old …

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Apr 21 2014

New Pixi By Petra Nail Color for Spring

Pixi Beauty spring 2014 nail polish by Petra swatches and review Lime Lustre

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Pixi Beauty has released new nail polish colors for spring, and they are vibrant! So much so that I had a bit of trouble capturing the neon orange in the collection with my camera! There are six new Pixi Beauty shades, according to the brand website: Rosewine, Sizzling Sunshine, L.A. …

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Apr 20 2014

Easter Chicks!

Easter 2014 nail art with Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics nail polish Automaton baby chicks and migi nail art pens

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. Happy Easter to those who celebrate, and Happy Passover, to those who celebrate! Since I celebrate Easter, I did my nails up in an Easter theme! I didn’t know what to do, but I screenshot a design I saw done by YouTube’r Trendy Polish on Instagram! Thank you for the holiday inspiration, …

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Apr 17 2014

JulieG Cruise Time Collection

Swatches review JulieG nail polish Jesse's Girl cruise collection spring 2014 Canary Islands

Disclaimer: Press samples. See bottom. Confession: I don’t think I could ever take a cruise. I have some serious transportation issues – I need Xanax to fly and I grip the “Oh sh!t” bar while tapping my imaginary brake when certain people in my life drive. So naturally, the idea of being on a boat …

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Apr 16 2014

Barielle Vibrants for Spring 2014

review swatches barielle spring 2014 Vibrants nail polish collection designer's shoe

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Of the two spring collections that Barielle has released this year, Vibrants is my favorite! It’s not that the Velvets collection isn’t pretty, but as the weather gets nicer, I am ALL ABOUT the colorful hues in this collection. How about some pretty pictures?! Designer’s Shoe: Designer’s Shoe is a beautiful …

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Apr 15 2014

KB Shimmer Spring – Cremes!

KB Shimmer Sky Jinks Nail Polish Swatch

Disclosure. Press samples. See bottom. I’ve had these KB Shimmer spring cremes to review – and in fact, have worn all but one of them! – for weeks. I am so glad I was finally able to properly swatch and share them with you, because I was as happy with these as I was with the …

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Apr 14 2014

IMATS Roundup!

IMATS New York City

WARNING! PICTURE HEAVY POST! This past weekend, I attended the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (IMATS) in New York City! I was very grateful to be a guest at Pro Night Friday with Jesse’s Girl! Jesse’s Girl had Julie G polish for miles, and a bunch of their other goodies. I looked at the nail …

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Apr 13 2014

IMATS Haul – My First YouTube Video!

IMATS 2014 NYC New York City haul BeautyJudy

A couple years ago, I nabbed my blog name on YouTube, but I have never actually posted a video! I’ve thought a lot about it, but just never saw myself enjoying vlogging as much as I enjoy blogging. But I have been curious to try my hand at it for awhile, and being around vloggers …

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Apr 11 2014

Lorac AfterGLO Eye Shadow Palette for Summer

Lorac AfterGLO Eye Shadow Palette Summer Review Swatches

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. I don’t usually blog during the work week, I usually set my stuff up ahead of time on the weekends. But since I had nothing planned for today, I decided last night that I HAD to share this - I had never heard of the Lorac Cosmetics AfterGLO Eye Shadow Palette until it popped …

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