Category Archive: Beauty News

Dec 18 2017

A Stop at The Makeup Shop NYC

Aggi Natural Beauty The Makeup Shop NYC

Nothing to disclose (One ginormous crappy NJTransit train selfie for you as my mom and I journeyed up to The Makeup Shop NYC!) With the exception of last year (I don’t believe they held it last year!) I’ve been to two “pop-up” makeup shops held by the organizers of The Makeup Show trade shows. Now …

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Nov 11 2017

Beauty Spotlight Team 11/11/17

Please welcome our latest edition to the Beauty Spotlight Team. Jen from The Jedi Wife is interested in all beauty items and especially nails. She’s a busy mom with a passion for writing. We’re so happy to have her as a part of the team. In honor of Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog’s 6th Anniversary, Sonage …

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Aug 30 2017

PolishCon is coming back next month! Learn more about “An Affair to Remember”

Earlier this year, I went to The Polish Convention in NYC and had a BLAST! Seeing old and new nail polish friends and fellow fanatics…and getting to work at the KBShimmer booth was an honor! Unfortunately, I couldn’t make Chicago happen for me. BUT…it’s COMING SOON! If you don’t already know, The Polish Convention is …

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Jun 16 2017

Mehron Goes Mainstream While Staying Pro

Mehron Beauty The Makeup Show NYC BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR sample. See bottom. (Makeup Artist Jinny at the Mehron booth creates an amazing body look during The Makeup Show NYC) While at The Makeup Show NYC, I stopped by the Mehron booth and chatted with Creative Director Stephanie Koutikas. Mehron reached out to me prior to the show to set up the appointment …

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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 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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