Category Archive: Beauty Feature

Jun 12 2017

A Look at Veil Cosmetics

Veil Cosmetics Sunset Light Primer Serum Mixing Base review BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples. See bottom for disclosure. Sebastien Tardif, an internationally acclaimed makeup artist, founded Veil Cosmetics a few years ago out of a passion for skin and the desire to help achieve a revealed – not masked – complexion. Complexion is Tardif’s focus with Veil, he told me recently during an interview at The …

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May 31 2017

May Empties!

May empties beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Previous PR sample, see bottom. Hi all! I had an interesting mix of finished products this month – a mix of face and body products. Among everything I finished, there was a body splash, a hand cream and … if you’ve been following each month of 2017 so far…shocker…another Dove beauty bar, haha! Let’s jump …

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May 24 2017

The Makeup Show NYC: Snapshot of My Experience on the Show Floor

Breakups to makeup The Makeup Show NYC BeautyJudy

At The Makeup Show NYC a couple weeks ago, I spent a good amount of time in sessions and chatting with creative directors, makeup artists and brand reps, so this will be a briefer show roundup than usual as I’ve got more focused coverage coming of brands like Mehron and Veil Cosmetics. I definitely think …

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Apr 26 2017

Products I love right now!

Duross & Langel Cuticle Salvation BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I bought this. I recently did a video on YouTube (did you know I have a YT channel?! I’m starting to experiment with it more, hit subscribe!) talking about products that haven’t been hitting the mark for me, but there are products I haven’t reviewed yet (or might not get to) that I am in …

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Apr 12 2017

Four of My Favorite Ways to Add Sunscreen to My Look

foundation with sunscreen beautyjudy

05Disclaimer: Some PR samples, see bottom. Although we’re heading into spring, and summer is around the corner, it’s important all year long to protect your skin from the sun and its harmful UV rays. While the word “sunscreen” can conjure up the image of slathering your body with lotion 15 minutes prior to exposure…or spraying …

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Apr 10 2017

Saturday at IMATS NYC

The Makeup Light IMATS NYC 2017 roundup beautyjudy

Pressed glitter from MBA Cosmetics on display at IMATS NYC 2017. I’ve been covering IMATS NYC for a few years now, and every time I go I’m always on the lookout for favorite brands that have a new product, or new brands that intrigue me. I hit up some education and I catch up with beauty …

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Apr 02 2017

These products are missing the mark for me right now

We’ve all experienced products that just underwhelm us. We buy them expecting them to be something – to be this or that – but then they’re not. I’ve been trying a lot of products lately – so I put together a video where I show and talk about some of the products that aren’t quite …

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Feb 13 2017

Too Hot…Don’t Tell…Be True…Crazy 4 U…Conversation Heart Makeup

Valentine's makeup look Kat Von D Pastel Goth Alchemist palette on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples, see bottom. I went to a wedding a couple weeks ago, and I decided to do a Valentine’s Day theme for my makeup and nails. I thought it’d be a fun look to recreate for a Valentine’s date, too! For my nails, I wanted something a little flashy to offset the gold and …

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Feb 08 2017

Fabulous Gym Skin

Sweat Cosmetics Mineral Foundation review swatches look on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR Sample, see bottom. I’ve been that woman at the gym, hardcore in the midst of training for a race. That woman nudging up the speed on the treadmill, just because I’m feeling it. My body working for me and sweat running everywhere. As that runner in January, when hitting the gym for a …

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Jan 23 2017

A Cozy Winter Look

Urban Decay After Dark eye shadow palette BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR samples. See bottom. In my mid-20s I handmade a scarf that I love. It wasn’t supposed to be a scarf. It’s tightly crocheted because I intended for it to be a big, long and warm blanket. Unfortunately, I lacked the patience to crochet something that large that required that much time, so it …

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