Category Archive: Beauty Feature

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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Jan 11 2017

Greenery Look

Makeup Look with Pantone Color of the Year Greenery on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples. See bottom. The last few years I’ve looked forward to the announcement of the Pantone Color of the Year. PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery is the PANTONE® Color of the Year selection for 2017. Greenery is described in a press release as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when …

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Jan 04 2017

Pastel Eye Liner

Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow palette Too Faced Sketch Marker Papaya Peach BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples; see bottom for full disclosure Parts of this post originally appeared in the Burlington County Times, in the Beauty Beat column, January 3, 2017. Pastels are starting to make a comeback, and it’s not nails that get to have all the fun this time. It’s the eyes! Last month, Kat Von D posted …

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Dec 19 2016

‘Tis the Season for Smoky Eyes

Holiday look smoky eye

Disclaimer: I bought this; some PR samples referenced. See bottom The holidays are in full swing. For me, that means PARTIES A PLENTY. So what to do? I usually love putting a look together before every get together. But time to pick through my stash is not a luxury I have this season – between …

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