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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The Beauty Spotlight Team 2/9/19

Jessica at Be Happy And Buy Polish has put together all of her Valentine’s Day manicures for your convenience. You’ll be inspired with all the choices you have! Never Say Die Beauty is hosting a new makeup and journal “Beauty and A Book” #giveaway! Enter to win thru 2/17! How about another giveaway? Beauty Info …

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Tips for Corporate-Appropriate Glitter Looks

Dear Katie brown glitter

I love adding oomph to my eye looks with a bit of pressed eye glitter, but for the first three months I wore it, I tended to stay on the safe side and stuck to my off-work weekends for my sparkles. But that grew to be boring. I wanted to wear glitter all the time, …

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What do I REALLY use?

I decided to embark on a personal study – What do I truly use everyday? Do I sincerely switch between eye palettes? Do I reach for the myriad of blushes in my collection? Or am I totally predictable, reaching for the same cosmetic choices everyday despite my love for an array of color and texture?! …

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January Empties

January empties

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom This month I used up a ton of makeup and toiletries, from nail goodies to my Holy Grail BB Cream! I finished $103.66 worth of product, although I will not count $22.40 of it, technically, because one item was a PR sample! So for my total of the year, I’ve …

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The Beauty Spotlight Team 2/2/19

Blushing Noir stepped out of her comfort zone this week and proved that people over 35 can wear pink eyeshadow & shimmer! Check out her tutorial on the Lime Crime Venus III Eyeshadow Palette & see how wearable this look can be! If you’re looking for some skincare to promote a glowing healthy look, maybe …

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Purlisse BB Tinted Moist Cream

Pur-lisse BB Tinted Moist Cream review

One of the things I love about covering The Makeup Show each year is that the show is an opportunity to discover either small, makeup artist cult brands or small, new brands that I might not have discovered otherwise. In May at the New York City show last year, I stopped by the Pur-lisse (Purlisse is how it’s now …

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Wet n Wild Pump Makeup Locker

Wet n Wild is one of my favorite drugstore brands, so when I saw the new Pump collection, I had to pick up a few of the very affordable items! The brand has launched 37 items in this “ath-beauty line,” as its calling Pump, and one of the first I tried was the Makeup Locker …

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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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