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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Let Freedom Ring!

Disclosure: Prior PR sample, Jamberry Consultant, see bottom. Happy Fourth of July, my American friends! How are you spending the day? Unfortunately, we are staying home; poor Josie has something wrong with her eye, and the doc is concerned she has Hand Foot and Mouth because of a spot on her upper lip. If that’s the case, …

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That Time Stephanie Lange Stole My Photo

Friday night, I got a message from a blogger/vlogger friend. “Is this you and did this extremely rude person take your pic without permission??” She asked, linking to the above Instagram post on Stephanie Lange’s account. When I saw the photo – horribly edited around my mouth, eyes and eyebrows – and read the caption, …

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The Beauty Spotlight Team 6/24/18

Are you into essential oils? Pammy Blogs Beauty sure is! Find out what she thinks of the C.O. Bigelow Aromatherapy oils and Apothecary style skincare. When the Makeup Wars Team selected their favorite night creams, Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog immediately knew that there was only one cream to feature, and unsurprisingly it is the utterly …

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GIVEAWAY! Zoya and Bump Boxes

Disclaimer: PR samples, see below It’s 1:05 p.m., and I’ve been spit up on multiple times. In addition to changing my T-shirt once because of it, I smell like baby, formula, spit up, and yesterday (but sometimes I smell like the day before, or two days before…it depends on when I get to shower, really). …

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Remember This?! Sally Hansen Honeydew and Jamberry Gelato

Disclaimer: Jamberry Consultant, see bottom. It’s been a hot minute since I featured an old nail polish in my series Remember This?! A New Series Of Old Nail Polish! It’s also “Junicorn” in my Jamberry world where we slay the unicorn wraps that have been discontinued that we hoard, vs. wear, because we’re afraid to run out …

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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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