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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Apr 10 2014

Going to IMATS? Information for the Weekend, and My Exhibitor Must-See List!

IMATS NYC 2014 Inglot

Last year’s show floor on Pro Night! What: International Make-Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS) New York When: Make-Up Artist Pro-Card Event 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 11; General-admission hours (both days sold out) 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 13 Where: Pier 94, 711 12th Ave., New York IMATS returns …

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Apr 09 2014

New Caress Fresh Collection – Body Washes and Beauty Bar

Caress Fresh Collection Body Washes and Beauty Bar Kelly Rowland Caress Fabulista

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. I’m the kind of person that drags myself out of bed in the morning, miserable after two or three snoozes of the alarm clock. The first thing I do, after grabbing some water, is take a shower. It’s the only thing I can do to wake me up and put …

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Apr 08 2014

Jane Iredale PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple in Golden Girl

Jane Iredale Golden Girl Eye Shadow

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. One of my favorite pieces from the Jane Iredale Magic Hour Collection is the PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple in Golden Girl! This warm eye shadow palette has three shimmer shades in a deep bronze, a dusty, almost champagne rose and rich gold. Here’s a close-up: Here’s swatches, back of my …

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