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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Jan 24 2018

Finishing Touch Flawless Facial Hair Remover

Finishing Touch Flawless Facial Hair Remover at Walgreens BeautyJudy

Nothing to disclose A few months ago, I bought a Tweezerman DermaPlaner because I wanted to get on board with taking the peach fuzz off my face. The last facial I had, several months ago, the esthetician told me my face was very dry, and tried to upsell me on an added treatment that I …

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Jan 22 2018

Yep. I Do My Makeup in My Car

Excuse my grainy car selfie, but let me explain to you how I got there… It’s 5:35 a.m., and my alarm clock goes off. Snooze. Nine minutes later…snooze. Rinse, lather, repeat because I’m a horrible snoozer! Finally around 6:15 a.m. I bolt up. I forgot, I need to wash my hair. I can’t push it …

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Jan 21 2018

Beauty Spotlight Team 1/21/2018

Beauty Spotlight Team

Do you have a pair of Tweezerman tweezers or other implements laying around that are blunt and no longer function correctly? Jen from The Jedi Wife writes about her experience with sending her own tweezers to the company sharpening service facility for a firsthand and honest look at the process. If you are among the …

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Jan 19 2018

Tips to Nail Your Pro Head Shot

(Photo by Gary Horn Photography) Think of your professional head shot as your first, virtual impression – the audience is wide and varied! In today’s social media-focused society, your head shot (along with your experience, of course!) is your first impression on a recruiter searching LinkedIn for qualified candidates. Your head shot might also help …

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Jan 17 2018

Remember This? A New Series of Old Nail Polish

Zoya Jace and Ninja Polish Zultanite nail polish beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Prior PR sample. See bottom. This past weekend, my husband finished enough of one of his home improvement projects – he finished the walls in my beauty office! I’ll post about my office – before and after pics – another time, because it still needs some decorating and storage touches from me. But this …

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Jan 15 2018

GrandeLips HydraPlump Liquid Lipstick in Razzle Berry

Grande Cosmetics GrandeLips HydraPlump Liquid Lipstick on Razzle Berry swatches and review on beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose I’m obsessed with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year, Ultra Violet! (Screenshot from Pantone’s press release about Ultra Violet) This blue-based purple is gorgeous. Pantone says, “Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now. …

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Jan 14 2018

Beauty Spotlight Team 1/14/18

There is a fabulous new makeup subscription box called Deck of Scarlet. Every two months you will receive a new makeup palette curated by a popular YouTuber. Prime Beauty got ahold of the January/February Edition! What if you never used fragrances but suddenly found a way to enhance your life with aromatherapy? See what Marcia …

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Jan 12 2018

BeautyJudy Oils: DIY Peppermint Salt Scrub

Beautyjudy oils series peppermint essential oil salt scrub diy

Disclaimer: I’m a distributor for Young Living Essential Oils, but I am NOT a healthcare provider or aromatherapist and recommend you consult one or a physician prior to using oils; see bottom for full disclosure I find peppermint essential oil helpful for a variety of things, from calming a cough and helping an upset stomach/indigestion, …

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Jan 10 2018

One Week Wear Test: Essie Treat Love & Color

Essie Laven-Dearly Treat Love & Color wear test on beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose. Last week I decided to start the New Year off with a work-week-long wear test with one of the Essie Treat Love & Color nail polishes. There are much more opaque colors than the one I chose, including cremes and shimmers, but I decided that after so many dark, sparkly and opaque …

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Jan 08 2018

Welcome to the new BeautyJudy – The intersection of career, motherhood and makeup addiction

Next month, BeautyJudy will turn 9-years-old. In the last nine years, I’ve changed in a lot of ways. I switched career paths, and my current role in corporate communications/media relations is more demanding than ever. I got married. I bought a house. I have a toddler, and a baby soon to arrive. But there’s one …

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