Judy Rusk

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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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Old School Urban Decay Polishes

It seems to me that Urban Decay, Hard Candy and Revlon Streetwear polishes are the holy trinity of funky, old school nail polish brands. I owned some Streetwears, but never any Hard Candy or Urban Decay polishes. Until now! I found these for $1.99 on eBay!! Cult: Cult is a nice green and gold shimmer, …

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Deborah Lippman All That Jazz Trio

I had no idea that Deborah Lippmann was a jazz singer until I read the back packaging of the All That Jazz trio! According to Deborah’s bio (found here) she went to cosmetology school to learn how to do nails as her day job, to support herself as she sang at jazz clubs at night. …

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Compare and Save: China Glaze Zombie Zest vs. SpaRitual Optical Illusion

Today’s comparators: China Glaze Zombie Zest vs. SpaRitual Optical Illusion. *Remember, click photos to enlarge! Bottle comparison! In the bottle, Optical Illusion has more blue shimmer. The same lineup, in the shade: In the bottle, Optical Illusion, again has more of a blue/aqua shimmer. The flecks of glitter also seem a bit larger. But on …

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Awakening: China Glaze Halloween 2010

I’ve shown you two fall collections this week – OPI and China Glaze – and I thought it would be neat to end the week with the first of this year’s Halloween collections – China Glaze’s Awakening Collection. But, um. Is anyone actually thinking about Halloween? I love it, but we’ve had heat wave after heat wave and …

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China Glaze Vintage Vixen Fall 2010: Cat’s Meow

Yesterday I reviewed and swatched the Hotsy Totsy six-pack of the 12-piece China Glaze Vintage Vixen Collection for fall, and today I’ve got the Cat’s Meow six-pack for ya! You can read details on the collection in yesterrday’s post, linked above. Goin’ My Way?: Goin’ My Way is described as a “deep copper shimmer.” This …

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China Glaze Vintage Vixen Fall 2010: Hotsy Totsy

The last two days I shared my swatches and review of the OPI Swiss Collection. Today I bring more fall! Although the China Glaze Vintage Vixen collection was almost virally reviewed and swatched by other bloggers, I just got my order late last week and I want to share my swatches and reviews – I don’t …

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