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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KBShimmer Wave After Wave – Polish Pickup April 2019

kbshimmer wave after wave april 2019 polish pickup

Disclaimer: PR Sample, see bottom of post KBShimmer is knocking it out of the park with its magnetic polishes. One of my favorites is the June 2018 Polish Pickup pretty, Insert Coin (see it here!) The brand’s latest  magnetic does NOT disappoint – Wave After Wave, exclusively for Polish Pickup, is complex and stunning! “Water …

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March Favs!

Do you recall last month, I blogged about my personal little study of makeup use (find it here)? Well, I’ve kept that going everyday, still! It’s made me very aware of the products with which I’ve become infatuated, as well as the staples I can’t live without. I’ve found myself reaching for the below products …

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Zoya Innocence Spring 2019 collection

Zoya Innocence nail polish collection spring

Disclaimer: PR Sample, see bottom A couple weeks ago, I gave away two sets of Zoya Innocence nail polish collection for spring in celebration of my 10-year bloggiversary (thank you again, Zoya!), but I am FINALLY able to try these polishes for myself – check out my swatches! Birch Birch is a greige lavender hue …

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February 2019 Empties and Destash!

February was an interesting month for me not so much in empties – you can see that I didn’t finish much up! But I did a HUGE destash of lippies! I’ll go through my empties first, then share pics of what I tossed! NARS Climax Mascara I already shared how much I enjoyed this mascara …

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KBShimmer March Polish Pickup: The Kid

Disclaimer: PR sample; see bottom ‘The Kid’ is KBShimmer‘s tri-thermal polish based on Prince’s Purple Rain Album cover – a beautiful polish for this month’s Polish Pickup theme, Album Covers! The name, The Kid, is an ode to the character Prince played in the movie “Purple Rain.” KBShimmer says, “When cold, a deepened eggplant shade …

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KBShimmer March Indie Pickup: Raspberry Beret Sugar Scrub

Disclaimer: PR sample, see below If you don’t see the name of this sugar scrub and sing at the top of your lungs, “SHE WORE A RASPPPPPBERRY BERET, THE KIND YOU FIND, IN A SECOND HAND STORE,” who are you, even? Probably not a Prince fan. (Hint, I am!) Anyway! This month the Polish Pickup …

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10 years of BeautyJudy – and a giveaway!

Disclaimer: Prize provided by Zoya; see bottom Do you remember what it was like to turn 10? To go from single digit birthdays to two?! Didn’t that feel like an accomplishment? I thought I was so grown, being 10, compared with just nine. Well, for me, celebrating the 10th bloggiversary of BeautyJudy feels like a …

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Morphe Fluidity Foundation Wear Test and Review

Morphe fluidity foundation

Morphe opened a brick-and-mortar store at The Florida Mall, so of course, I drug my kids and my husband for a shopping outing so I could check it out! While my family picked up some Auntie Ann’s goodies, I walked around looking at everything I’ve mostly just seen online. Like Jeffree Star Cosmetics. And the …

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Makeup Application Steps I Just Don’t Like

Raise your hand if you have ever watched a YouTube makeup tutorial or an Instagram makeup tutorial and felt inadequate because you only do a fraction of the application steps the influencer or artist demonstrates. Maybe you thought I was going to raise my hand. But I’m not. While I tend to skip several steps …

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Clarity and Clean with Rebels and Outlaws

Over the course of my life, I’ve learned a good deal about the healing properties of stones and crystals, how to care for them and charge them with the moon. I’ve more recently, in the last 14+ months, embraced essential oils and alternative ways of approaching healing and mood management/setting. Rebels and Outlaws Sacred Ceremony …

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