Jul 31 2014

Pixi Color of the Month for July – Fuchsia Dew

Pixi Beauty Fuchsia Dew Color of the Month July swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Pixi Beauty‘s Color of the Month for July is Fuchsia Dew – and it’s definitely a mid-summer beauty! Fuchsia Dew is a hot fuchsia pink with golden shimmer. The pigmentation is great; the brush is small- to medium-sized, but combined with the slightly longer than typical applicator length, I like …

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Jul 30 2014

OPI Coca-Cola Collection – How I Wore Them

OPI Coca-Cola Red swatches review nail art on BeautyJudy Summer 2014

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. By now you’ve seen swatches of the OPI Coca-Cola collaboration, so I figured I’d try a little something different and share my pics of not just swatches, but how I wore these polishes! I picked up all of them except two. And I’ve enjoyed working my way through them, wearing them …

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Jul 29 2014

Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadow

Milani Cosmetics Bella Gel Eyeshadows swatches and review on BeautyJudy summer 2014

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Milani Cosmetics¬†has just shown us all that the brand understands the phrase, “the eyes have it.” Milani just launched a huge, 30-piece line of single eye shadows called Bella Eyes; these eye shadows have an interesting formula – they start out as a gel, and transform into a powder. They’re …

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Jul 28 2014

Jesse’s Girl Satin Finish Nail Color

Jesse's Girl Satin Finish Nail Color Swatches and Review on BeautyJudy Summer 2014 Amethyst

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Although Jesse’s Girl has focused a lot of color development in the nail polish line they launched with JulieG, the brand has just released a new, six-piece collection in its signature Jesse’s Girl Nail Color line! The Satin Finish Nail Color collection has six jewel-like hues that have a satin-matte …

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Jul 27 2014

Business of Blogging: Know Your Worth

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The email I’ve excerpted below has been changed to take out the identity of the companies. My intent is not to shame anyone, or to start trouble. And please do not comment with the name of the company if you have received a similar email, your comment will be deleted. The intention of sharing this …

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Jul 25 2014

Girly Bits What Happens in Vegas…Ends Up 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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