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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Beauty Spotlight Team 6/10/18

In anticipation of summer, Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog is sharing the best and most covet-worthy sunscreens for the face from TATCHA, Kerstin Florian, Goldfaden MD, KORRES and MyChelle. Have you ever heard of a Game of Thrones Facial? Remember Shirleen and greyscale? Yeah, it’s kinda like that. Prime Beauty takes you through her experience step-by-step. …

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KBShimmer Wanderlust Collection for Summer 2018

KBShimmer succ it up swatch

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom I am TAKEN with the latest KBShimmer collection that will be launching June 15. So taken, in fact,  that I have worn every color already, and it’s not even “officially” summer! The eight-piece Wanderlust Collection reflects KBShimmer owner Christy Rose’s strong desire to travel and inspiration after a trip to …

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Smoky Look of the Day with CoverGirl

Disclaimer: Some PR samples, see bottom. I mentioned in my roundup post about The Makeup Show NYC that CoverGirl had a booth,  sharing their new branding/packaging, and slogan, “I am what I make up.” I received three products at the show from the brand, including the TruNaked Smoky Eye Shadow palette, Melting Pout Matte Liquid Lipstick …

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Zoya Sunshine Nail Polish Collection for Summer 2018

Zoya Virginia swatches

Disclaimer: PR samples, see bottom HOW is it already June? Zoya released the Sunshine summer collection recently, and now that warmer weather has settled into the norm in South Jersey, I am here for bright, colorful nails as much as I am ice cream and BBQs!!!! So I’ll just get right down to the swatches. …

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Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask Helped Save My Pout!

laneige lip sleeping mask

Nothing to disclose I came home from the hospital after having my daughter and my lips were dry. My body was in such a state of hurt and healing at the same time after having a c-section, breastfeeding, and suffering sleep deprivation. I couldn’t make my incision heal any faster, or my daughter sleep through …

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May 2018 Empties!

Zoya Marigold and Nahla swatches

Disclosure: Some PR samples, Jamberry consultant; see bottom May was a big month for finishing products in my house! Dove Dry Spray Anti-Perspirant in Soothing Chamomile I won’t go on and on about the deodorant I finish all the time! Would I repurchase? Yes. In fact, I’m running low on my stash and I’m planning to …

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GDPR compliance – Check out BeautyJudy’s Privacy/Cookie Policy

Hi everyone! I’m taking a day off from typical content – it’s been a busy week! But I do have an important update. Today, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. BeautyJudy has its privacy policies listed here, along with my disclosure on samples etc. Those in the EU will encounter a pop-up …

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Macy and Mia Cosmetics Lippies

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. I know we are an evolving makeup society…Matte liquid lippies were hot on their own, then they got sparkly lip toppers. Then we moved onto a more glossy lip recently. But guys, I refuse to let my matte lippies go! AND I love my glossy lips. Last week I reviewed The …

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KBShimmer June Polish Pick Up: Insert Coin

KBShimmer Insert Coin Polish Pick Up June 2018

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom It’s that time of the month again – previews of next month’s Polish Pick Up!!! I’ve got a ton of pictures of KBShimmer’s contribution, a magnetic called Insert Coin. I wore this for five days with Basic Training as my base coat and Clearly on Top Quick Dry Top Coat …

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Beauty Spotlight Team 5/19/18

Urban Decay’s Beached Collection reminds Prime Beauty of the sunny California beaches where I grew up with beautiful bronze and aquatic tones! If only it came with a lifeguard…. Got combination or oily skin? Live or work in the city with micro-pollutants in the air? Here’s an antidote to toxins: Enter to win Derma E …

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