Judy Rusk

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Hi all! Things have been a lil nutty! So I haven’t had time to post. Or answer comments – I will soon! Hope everyone’s having a good week! I will be back very soon! Coming: Lancome fall… More Dollar Tree finds… Brb!

Aromaleigh Shadows – better late than never!

My stepmother has been telling me about Aromaleigh for years. How great their makeup is, how she always gets a handwritten thank you on her order sheet. I always thought that was great, but my stepmother isn’t big on wearing makeup, and when she does it’s the opposite of mine – subtle and soft!  So I scoffed …

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Part 2 Ms. Pedicure: Best in Toe

Yesterday I shared a DIY mani that I did with Ms. Manicure Mani kit, called Handy Dandy Mani. Now it’s time to take you on a DIY pedi with the Ms. Pedicure Best in Toe kit! Note, this is not for those who hate feet, or dislike toes or anything like that! LOL The Best …

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Part 1 Ms. Manicure: Handy Dandy Mani

One recent Sunday I sat down with two new Ms. Manicure and Ms. Pedicure kits to play with: That’s Ms. Pedicure Best in Toe on the left, a DIY pedicure kit, and Ms. Manicure Handy Dandy Mani on the right, a DIY mani kit. Today, I thought I’d take you along my process as I …

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A quickie!

I’ve got polish posts to do, but many of them are on hold as I still need to get the photos from the external hard drive to my new computer, and I have to do some swatching of newer stuff…and I have to write my Ms. Manicure post and set up the giveaway, and I have …

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Teal Eyes with Meow Cosmetics

I’ve recently discovered the joys of mineral/loose eyeshadows through indie/small cosmetic companies online. Now, some of you may be far ahead of me in this journey, but I have had a love-hate relationship with loose shadow due to fall-out. Until I discovered how to put my makeup on and not worry about fall-out (again, some of …

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Color Club Untamed Luxury is coming!

Color Club’s fall is a two-part collection – here’s the deets from the press release: The Indulgence Collection includes Pretty in Platinum, Wild Orchid, Positively Posh, Soft as Cashmere, Nothing by Truffle, Jewel of a Girl and Ready to Royal. The Diamond Collection includes De-Luxe-lcious, Miss Hautee, Red Velvet, Untamed Luxury, Resort to Red, Snakeskin …

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Random China Glaze!

While flea marketing, I found a bunch of China Glaze polishes. I posted the HTF/discontinued ones here. In this post I’ve got the core line polishes I found! First up! Cherry Crystal: Cherry Crystal is a gorgeous berry red with shimmer. It’s one of those good-all-year-round kinda colors! Draped in Velvet: Draped in Velvet is…HOT. …

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Estee Lauder Surreal Violet

Hi everyone! Going to be a brief one today. I’ve had a lot going on personally this week, and I plan to share it with you when I have a moment to collect my thoughts and know how to write them down. I also have a couple posts coming up next week that I’m excited to share, including …

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Compare and Save: Zoya Kelly vs. SH Gray By Gray

Today’s comparators: Zoya Kelly vs. Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Gray By Gray. Today’s post is by reader request! “It looks to me like Zoya Wonderful’s Kelly may be a lot like Sally Hansen Gray by Gray,” said reader Natalie L. Well, Natalie, if you were looking to save money, I may have some …

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