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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January Favs!

jeffree star alien palette

I love doing favorites posts, because I love it when other bloggers do it!! I expanded what I considered as a favorite to encompass lifestyle/fashion, too, because I’m obsessed right now with more than just beauty! Let me know in the comments below if you love any of these items – or what you’re obsessed …

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Setting Intentions for 2019

I’ve thought a lot about the fresh opportunity that this new calendar holds – 12 months of dates yet to be filled or lived – but it’s taken me a bit to come up with a way to approach it in a fresh, committed way. I decided to set intentions for how I want to …

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Renewalize Hair & Skin Moisturizing Oil Spray

Disclosure: PR sample, Young Living distributor; see bottom for full disclosure I’ve fallen down on creating new essential oil recipes in the last few months as a result of our move. So when Renewalize reached out to share news about their Hair & Skin Moisturizing Oil Spray bottle, I saw an opportunity to research oils …

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Zoya Jubilee Collection

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom I’ve got swatches of the Zoya Jubilee Holiday collection today, and yes, I know I’m so late on posting a holiday collection! December was crazy! And the last four weeks, my 10-month-old and I have been sick, back and forth. Ugh. But rest assured, these polishes didn’t become useless immediately …

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KBShimmer Gaia for January PPU

Disclaimer: PR Sample; see bottom Good morning all! So, I usually get my Polish Pickup posts up earlier than just a couple days before the big monthly weekend but holy moly, it’s been a crazy month. I swatched KBShimmer Gaia right away when she arrived at BeautyJudy HQs (she’s blue and gorgeous, duh!) but hadn’t …

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Meet the Horizon with a Direct Gaze

Disclosure: Gift from brand; see bottom for full disclosure Every year, I am fortunate to attend trade shows as a member of the press, and I look forward to sharing trends, education and brands with you as a result. Shows have not only allowed me to bring content to my audience as an influencer, but …

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November 2018 Empties

Disclaimer: Some PR samples; see bottom for full disclosure. I haven’t done an empties post in a hot minute! With our move, things were just a little too hectic to keep track. But it’s been a month and a half since we’ve been in our new home, and I was able to put aside a …

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Orange Lip Picks

Sistar lipstick

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom This fall I’ve been rocking a variety of orange lips from soft peach tones to bright, bold traffic-stopping orange, thanks to some new-to-me lip brands. Orange lips and cheeks were a trend lasting from spring into fall, so I’m not sure I see it as popular as we head into …

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What a “Bright” Idea!

Brightech magnifying lamp beautyjudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, affiliate code, consultant – see bottom for full disclosures I love doing my nails in my living room. Whether I’m simply polishing, putting on nail polish strips or attempting nail art – my favorite spot is on my couch, watching one of my favorite TV shows. The only problem I have doing …

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The Makeup Show Orlando Show Floor Round Up!

In May, I covered The Makeup Show NYC. Over September 15 & 16, I got to cover it in  Orlando! Wait, September…? I know, I know. It’s November, and I’m JUST getting this show round-up published now. I feel badly at being so behind but I have never moved 1,000 miles away from home and …

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