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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Remember This?! A New Mani with Discontinued Goodies

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Disclaimer: I am a Jamberry Consultant, see bottom for more. I haven’t done a “Remember This?! A New Series of Old Nail Polish” post in a few weeks, and when I happened to wear a couple retired, older nail goodies last week, I knew I had my next installment! This time I used Philly Loves Lacquer …

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Pixi Beauty’s Latest Influencer Collabs

Disclaimer: PR sample; see bottom Pixi Beauty launched another influencer collaboration, and I’m excited to share pictures of the products and swatches! I’ll be talking more about the products here as I use them, and will likely do a tutorial for a look soon. I’ll start off with Pixi x Chloe Morello! This collaboration features a …

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Nails Inc. Self-Made Mermaid Nail Polish Duo

Nails Inc. Self made mermaid duo Sephora swatches review

I saw this Nails Inc. Self Made Mermaid Nail Polish Duo on the Sephora app and contemplated ordering it but didn’t pull the trigger until I saw them at Sephora in person. I am weak when it comes to blues and teals – and the Nails Inc. formula has never disappointed me. So this set …

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Jesse’s Girl Relaunched Its Lipsticks

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

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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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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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#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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Review: Kristin Ess Rose Gold Temporary Tint

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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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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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