BeautyJudy

Author's details

Name: Judy Rusk
Date registered: June 21, 2010
URL: http://beautyjudy.com

Biography

BeautyJudy is my spot to combine two things I love - makeup and writing! Here you can find reviews and swatches on nail polish, tips on makeup application and other how-to's, beauty product reviews and just an all around reveling in a love of color and beauty products!

Latest posts

  1. Nails Inc Covent Garden Ballet — September 17, 2014
  2. #31DC2014 – Days 7-12! — September 16, 2014
  3. Zoya Ultra PixieDust for Fall 2014 — September 15, 2014
  4. Milani Color Statement Quick Dry Top Coat — September 12, 2014
  5. NYX Cosmetics Tinted Moisturizer — September 11, 2014

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Author's posts listings

Sep 17 2014

Nails Inc Covent Garden Ballet

Nails Inc. Covent Garden Ballet Swatches and Review on BeautyJudy Ulta Summer 2014

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. I came across a pretty packed display of Nails Inc. on an end cap when I went to get my hair done at the Utla salon a few months ago, and I picked up a couple friends to take home. Today I’m focused on one of those pretties – Covent Garden …

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Sep 16 2014

#31DC2014 – Days 7-12!

#31DC2014 Nail Art Milani Cosmetics Spotlight white Nubar Two-Way Nail Art Pen black on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. I can’t believe I have completed 12 days of the 31 Day Challenge for 2014 – techically, at the writing of this post, I’ve completed more than that! But this post focuses on the nail art for days 7-12! Day 7 Day 7 prompt: Black and white nails! I …

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Sep 15 2014

Zoya Ultra PixieDust for Fall 2014

Zoya Ultra Pixie Dust review and swatches 2014 on BeautyJudy Arianna

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. While covering Zoya backstage at New York Fashion Week, Rebecca Isa offered me samples of the latest Pixies – the new Ultra PixieDust for fall! At the time, I was sworn to secrecy about the collection, but word is officially out, and orders start shipping today! So what’s the difference between …

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Sep 12 2014

Milani Color Statement Quick Dry Top Coat

Milani Cosmetics Color Statement Quick Dry Top Coat review and swatches on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. With the launch of its new Color Statement Nail Lacquer line, Milani Cosmetics also introduced a new Quick Dry Top Coat! I’m a HUGE fan of the quick dry top coat, and I’ve tried a ton. Here’s what I look for in a quick dry top coat: Actually dries fast! …

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Sep 11 2014

NYX Cosmetics Tinted Moisturizer

NYX Cosmetics Tinted Moisturizer review and look on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press sample. See bottom. Because of my rosacea, I prefer a foundation for my face makeup. But, I keep an open mind and I’m always pleasantly surprised when I discover a tinted moisturizer, light coverage foundation or powder that is able to cover what I feel are my imperfections – basically, my redness. …

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Sep 10 2014

#31DC2014 – Days 1-6!

Chalkboard nails #31dc2014 nail art challenge on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. Thanks Chalkboard Nails for the challenge and the image above! Sometimes you need a little life breathed into what you’re doing to get out of a rut, or to simply change things up and connect with the creativity inside you! I saw that Chalkboard Nails posted her intentions to do …

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Sep 09 2014

NYFW SS15: Lancome, Deborah Lippmann at Jason Wu

Jason Wu SS15 NYFW Deborah Lippmann for Lancome nails and makeup backstage beauty on BeautyJudy

An artist with Deborah LIppmann’s team paints a model’s nails while she gets her makeup done Deborah Lippmann was the artist behind the nails for Jason Wu‘s Spring/Summer 2015 (SS15) show, using Lancome nail polish. Deborah said that a natural, “my nails but better” look was desired for a fresh, sheerer nail to complement the minimalism …

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Sep 08 2014

NYFW SS15: Zoya at Mark & Estel and Zimmerman

Zimmerman SS15 NYFW Zoya nail art Ziv negative space backstage beauty on BeautyJudy

Zoya always has a busy New York Fashion Week schedule, with coveted shades created with the designers they work with, in addition to creative uses of existing shades. This year, I popped over to check out the backstage report on Zoya nails at Mark & Estel and Zimmermann. Of course, Mark & Estel was on the opposite end …

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Sep 07 2014

NYFW SS15: Deborah Lippmann, MAC at Kate Spade

Kate Spade SS15 NYFW Deborah Lippmann MAC Cosmetics on BeautyJudy

Fresh, balmy makeup and crisp, graphic lines were the backstage beauty theme at Kate Spade‘s Spring/Summer 2015 (SS15) presentation titled, Escape the Ordinary. Nail Report Deborah Lippmann said that in order to complement the pops of color and graphic inspiration in Kate Spade’s SS15 lineup, she landed on a super white nail and rounded tips with …

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Sep 05 2014

Nubar FALLing in Love Collection

Nubar FALLing in Love fall 2014 collection swatches and review on BeautyJudy Affair

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. This fall, Nubar has love on its mind, and “FALLing” in Love is the theme of its autumn offering! This eight-piece collection has a variety of bold shades, and formulas. Let’s check them out! Don’t Russet: Don’t Russet is described as a ruby red, and it’s got some pretty, subtle red/pink …

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