Category Archive: Beauty News

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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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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