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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Apr 06 2018

Jesse’s Girl Relaunched Its Lipsticks

Jesse’s Girl Lipstick in Yesenia swatches beautyjudy

Disclosure: PR; see bottom One of my favorite drugstore brands has overhauled its lipstick collection! The new Jesse’s Girl lipsticks are a nice upgrade from the original line! The packaging is more sturdy, and the colors are staples; a variety of neutrals with pops of color! The 12 new colors and formulas represent an evolution …

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Apr 04 2018

Five Products Giving Me Life Right Now (With No Sleep)

Disclaimer: PR samples; see bottom Mothering a newborn a second time is easy in many ways. I have a confidence about what I’m doing and posess instincts that I lacked as an unsure, scared first-time Mom. The days I spend with my baby are wonderful and peaceful and we are truly bonding. My newborn baby …

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Apr 02 2018

Love Beauty & Planet Shampoo and Conditioner: Hope & Repair, Volume & Bounty

love beauty & Planet hope & repair shampoo and conditioner

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. I’ve reviewed a few Love Beauty & Planet products so far (Creamy Body Scrub, Body Washes, Dry Shampoos), and today I’ve got a look at two sets of shampoo and conditioners from the line – Hope & Repair and Volume & Bounty. There are six targeted sets/hair care themes in …

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Mar 30 2018

March 2018 Empties

I enjoy doing empties posts because it motivates me to finish products and use certain things up. I like to see the culmination of what I’ve used at the end of the month, and the act of purging the empty containers makes me feel like I’ve gotten my money’s worth of whatever I’ve emptied. I’ve …

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Mar 28 2018

#TreatYoSelf 2018 – A Recent Haul!

Friday before I had my baby, I went into Target for a taco kit, and Ulta to see if they had the Too Faced Life’s a Festival eye palette. Yeah…I went home with a LOT more than those two things! But seriously who ever goes into Target for one thing and leaves with just that …

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Mar 26 2018

Review: Kristin Ess Rose Gold Temporary Tint

kristen ess rose gold temporary tint beautyjudy

Nothing to Disclose. I first heard about Kristen Ess Rose Gold Temporary Tint from a coworker, and I was immediately intrigued. I haven’t dyed my hair in months, and while I’m itching to play, I’m just not ready to go back to the salon yet for something drastic. This Temporary Tint seemed perfect for my …

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Mar 23 2018

Love Beauty & Planet Body Wash

The last few weeks, I’ve been alternating between two body washes in the shower, both bottles taking me away to a much more tropical place than where I live. Love Beauty & Planet – you are hitting the tropical spot for me right now! I have two of the brand’s body washes: Tropical Hydration (Coconut & …

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Mar 21 2018

Revlon Color Charge Lipstick and Lip Powder

revlon color charge lip powder and lipstick review swatches beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose. A few weeks ago, I stopped at Walgreens for something that likely had NOTHING to do with makeup, but I ended up with a few new goodies, anyway. Of the new products I picked up, I was most excited to try the Revlon Color Charge SuperLustrous Lipstick and Lip Powder palette. This …

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Mar 19 2018

Sampling KBShimmer’s Updated Hand & Body Scents!

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom One of the major overhauls KBShimmer did to the brand was revamp its body care collection! While the products are still the same, the scents have be updated! From the brand: “We have freshened up our hand and body care section with seven scent offerings, including unscented and four new …

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Mar 16 2018

KBShimmer Hubble’d Together – April 2018 Polish Pick Up!

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. Today I’m excited to share the April Polish Pickup offering from KBShimmer – Hubble’d Together – because I’m also sharing a closer look at the KBShimmer nail polish rebranding and, well, I wore this right after I swatched it, I love it! Hubble’d Together is a gorgeous teal jelly that …

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