Judy Rusk

BeautyJudy is the intersection of career, motherhood and makeup addiction. Find beauty reviews, features, career-focused content and tales from motherhood. Let us know what you want to see! beautyjudyblog@gmail.com

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Pole Cat FOTD

Just a recent FOTD for you with Meow Cosmetics! This is a classy, smokey eye look. I love it. Eyes: UDPP Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy Meow Cosmetics Pole Cat in outer lid, crease Meow Cosmetics Roswell in inner lid, to blend at crease MAC Lark About to highlight to brow Cover Girl Exact Lights Mascara in …

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Compare and Save: MAC Imperial Flower Vs. Nicole by OPI Traffic Cone

Today’s comparators: MAC Imperial Flower vs. Nicole by OPI Traffic Cone. When I swatched MAC Imperial Flower, it reminded me of a polish I’d picked up in summer, Nicole by OPI Traffic Cone. When I put the bottles together, I decided to do a Compare and Save to see how it’d turn out. Bottle comparison: …

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An assignment while I’m gone…

Hi all! Just wanted to pop on and say, I’m behind on comments. I’ve been getting things ready for our house/cat sitter and I will respond soon, but thank you all for your thoughts, especially on the Orly/ChG/Zoya/OPI/SpaRitual Compare and Save post the other day!!! I’m headed off on vacation tomorrow! WOOOO! I have posts …

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MAC Nail Trend F/W 2010

 When I saw the promo pics for the new MAC Nail Trend F/W 2010 polishes, I was more intrigued about this year’s selection than last year’s. Last year I only picked up Dry Martini and Beyond Jealous. This year, I picked them all up. They were $13 a pop, but Mike had given me a MAC …

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Compare and Save: Orly vs. China Glaze, Zoya and OPI

Today’s comparators: Orly Haley’s Comet vs. Zoya Charla and OPI Catch Me In Your Net and Orly It’s Not Rocket Science vs. SpaRitual Optical Illusion and China Glaze Zombie Zest. As I swatched the Orly Cosmic FX collection, I saw strong similarities between a couple of the polishes, Haley’s Comet and It’s Not Rocket Science, …

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Orly Cosmic FX

Orly’s Cosmic FX collection has got to be the most glitteratzi, stunning collection this fall season. It’s outside the box – a WHOLE COLLECTION of glittery, duochrome polishes! It’s like a dream come true for me, since these are my two favorite types of polishes! This is going to be a pic-heavy post!! Orly describes …

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Yoana Baraschi at NY Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week!

This was the scene outside Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City on Saturday! What a gorgeous day it was. I never saw so many high, high stiletto heels. I’ve never seen Chanel shoes or Prada bags in person. And I certainly never even knew that Louis Vuitton made belts! But I saw it all …

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South Jersey girl gone … Kenneth Cole? Chocolat Blu? Franco Sarto?

I have tons I’m going to share with you tomorrow about the Yoana Baraschi show at Mercedes-Benz NY Fashion Week! Pics, interviews and a revel in the love of beauty in one of the most energetic, chaotic atmospheres I’ve encountered! But today I wanted to share with you my adventure leading up to going to Fashion …

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Exciting Day!

As I mentioned this week, I’m going to be at NY Fashion Week – in just about 12 or so hours actually! I can’t wait! I’m hoping to be on Twitter while there – you can click to follow on the left hand side of my homepage! And when I get back, I will have plenty …

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Compare and Save: Essie vs. Barielle

Today’s comparators: Barielle Unraveled Rust vs. Essie Little Brown Dress. After swatching these two for review posts, I thought, wow. They’re pretty similar. I decided to check and see if they were dupes! Bottle comparison: Side by side, it looks like dark chocolate vs. milk chocolate! Once I had both on alternating fingers, I realized …

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