Category Archive: Beauty News

May 17 2017

Note Cosmetics: New brand coming to Ulta’s online shop

Note Cosmetics Terracotta Blusher in oriental Pink swatches BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: One PR sample, see bottom. There was a new brand to cover at The Makeup Show NYC this year – Note Cosmetics. As with any newcomer – although while a newcomer to the US this brand is established in parts of Europe! – I wanted to know more. What differentiates them? What can we …

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Jan 15 2017

Let’s talk about spring beauty coming to Target soon

target spring beauty defy & INSPIRE BeautyJudy

Nothing to disclose. On Thursday in New York City, it felt like a warm, spring day. It was a total treat after a cold winter snow storm just a few days before it. Anyway, Target couldn’t have timed their Spring Beauty Preview event any more perfect than on a day when the temperatures were above 60 degrees …

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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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Nov 02 2016

Beauty Finds for Holiday at Target

Pixi by Petra Target holiday beauty preview 2016

Disclaimer: Nothing to disclose A couple weeks ago I stopped in the Target holiday season preview, and made a beeline right for the beauty products. I found some gems coming that will make great gifts for the beauty lover in your life. The WOW factor Every year, my parents would get me a “big gift.” …

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Jul 28 2016

Zoya Urban Grunge for Fall!

Hi everyone! It’s been hot. It’s been humid. Storms have ravaged through my area leaving at least one of my friends without a home. I’m a big fan of summer, but this year fall is going to be a welcome respite with its cool breezes, colorful leaves and pumpkin lattes. Yes. I said it. PUMPKIN. …

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May 23 2016

Preview: Fall 2016 Beauty at Target!

Target Fall 2016 preview You Are Amazing

Does everyone else think of their birthday as their own little national holiday?! Well, on my birthday May 12, I took off from my day job and headed into NYC to attend the Target Fall Beauty Preview, so I could learn what goodies the store will be offering to us soon – and products start …

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Jun 10 2015

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Creme Concentrate in Grandma

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Creme colour Concentrate in Grandma swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR sample. See bottom. I was a bit scared to try Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics‘ Creme Colour Concentrate in Grandma. I’ve tried the Creme Colour Concentrates in the past, and I had zero luck getting them to stay on my lid without creasing (stupid hooded lids!), although they made for a great lippie! I hadn’t tried …

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May 07 2015

“Intense” and “Super Size” Eyes with Covergirl

Covergirl The Super Sizer mascara and Intensify Me! by Lashblast liquid eyeliner swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR sample. See bottom. No matter how happy I am with a mascara, I can’t help myself from sampling the latest/greatest that comes out at the drugstore. A lot of times the launches coincide with current trends, and I love to stay on top of what’s hot in the beauty world! The latest of …

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May 04 2015

The Makeup Show NYC – Round up!

Pur Minerals Air Perfection Foundation The Makeup Show NYC

Products showcased during The Makeup Show NYC blogger preview event. The Makeup Show NYC keeps getting bigger each year, which is fitting as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this year! James Vincent (Director of Education and Artist Relationships for the show) said there were more than 125 brands represented and more than 7,000 makeup artists …

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May 01 2015

BeautyJudy covering The Makeup Show NYC this weekend!

temptu bronzer 10th anniversary The Makeup Show NYC

Hi all! I’m excited to once again cover The Makeup Show NYC! I am heading into the city tomorrow to meet up with my roommates for the night – Maria from Cult Nails, Mina from Fabulous Awesomeness Mina Slater and Eugenia from Geniabeme – who are taking pity on a prego and letting me crash for the …

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