Category: Beauty Feature

Aug 07 2017

Gimme Gloss!

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Some PR samples, see below. When I interviewed a handful of prominent makeup artists for a summer makeup trend piece (appeared in the Burlington County Times in May), there were a few key themes that stuck out. Then there was the hint of a trend, something that artists said they see creeping back on the scene …

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Jul 21 2017

Beauty Tool Favs

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I bought this. I have my favorite brushes, and my favorite lipsticks, but I also have some favorite beauty tools and I thought I’d talk about them today! Tweezerman Promaster Lash Curler This eyelash curler is EPIC! Do you have almond-shaped or deep set eyes? If you’ve used a regular-shaped eyelash curler, chances are at …

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Jul 17 2017

Unboxing: Target Beauty Box!

Target Beauty Box July beautyjudy

I bought this. Last week I got my first Target Beauty Box! I have watched my share of unboxings on YouTube, so I decided to do my own with July’s box. Check it out and let me know what you think – is there a product that’s tried and true for you, or a product …

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Jul 07 2017

Current Favs – Face and Hair

Current Favorites on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples, see bottom. I thought I’d do things a little different today and post a link to today’s content, on my YouTube channel! Check out my current favorites for face and hair! Disclaimer: I received Skin Prep, the Metallic Powder and Mixing Liquid, Zoya lipstick, Pixi products and Oxygenetix Foundation for honest …

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Jul 03 2017

Beauty Products I’m Using for my 4th of July

Jamberry Hall of Fame KBShimmer Latitude Adjustment mani on beautyjudy

Some PR samples, affiliate links. See bottom for full disclosure Independence Day is always an excuse to do something fun with my nails and makeup – bring out the red, white and blue everything! This year, I thought I’d put together a post with some of the products that are essential for me to have …

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Jun 30 2017

June Empties!

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Disclaimer: PR samples, see bottom. Killed it on empties this month. I feel like a bit of a hoarder when I put these empty products aside every month, but it feels so good to look at what I finished and feel like “money well spent.” Read on for some brief thoughts on all the products …

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Jun 28 2017

Making an Unflattering Lipstick Shade Work

Kevyn Aucoin The Molten Lip Color Carbon swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. As much as I play with color, I know what does and doesn’t look good on me. I’m generally not comfortable with bright blues, greens, yellows or other nontraditional lipstick shades. I’m also not comfortable wearing nude shades that contradict my skin tone. I’ve just never thought of myself as able …

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Jun 12 2017

A Look at Veil Cosmetics

Veil Cosmetics Complexion Fix Corrector Concealer Highlighter review and swatches on 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!

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

Senna Cosmetics 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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