Category Archive: Beauty Review

Jun 19 2017

Zoya Wanderlust Lipsticks

Zoya Wanderlust lipstick review and swatches beautyjudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. Zoya released three new, fresh pops of color with its Wanderlust collection and guys I am here for these feminine lippies! Gloss is heading back into style, and these lipsticks are the perfect way to begin the transition back from the matte liquid lipstick! Kirby Kirby is a semi-sheer watermelon …

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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 14 2017

Oxygenetix Oxygenating Moisturizer and Foundation

Oxygenetix Oxygenating Foundation review and swatches on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR Sample, see bottom. I’ll warn you here: This is a long one! There’s a lot of information to share about these products! In recent months, I’ve been having trouble with my facial skin. I’ve had more bumps and redness from my rosacea and I’ve battled flaky skin, dryness but yet also an oil slick …

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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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Jun 09 2017

Today was a “Fairytale”

Tarte Tarteist Lip Paint in Fairytale Lime Crime Diamond Crushers in Strip lip look BeautyJudy

I bought this As much as I will do bold colors on my lids, I haven’t gone too deep into the colorful lip trend. It’s just not something I’ve been interested in. Until around the time I turned 40, last month. Sure, I’d tried a dark blue lippie prior to that, and some deep, dark …

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Jun 05 2017

Straight and Curly Hair with White Sands

Disclaimer: PR Sample; see bottom I’ll be honest, before Allison of Never Say Die Beauty wrote about White Sands, I’d never heard of the brand! Her thorough review piqued my interest. I’d been looking for hair products that would help me have a shiny, silky straight do, and a more evenly curled curly do that …

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Jun 02 2017

Ultra Strobe Balm Palette – Makeup Revolution London

Makeup Revolution London Ultra Strobe Balm Palette review and swatches BeautyJudy

I bought this. I saw this Makeup Revolution London Ultra Strobe Balm Palette, and debated it for a bit. I wanted to try it, because the colors look gorgeous, but there was a part of me that knows I can’t stand cream face products (I do like cream foundation, just not blushes, highlighters or eye …

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May 26 2017

bh Cosmetics Nude Blush 10-Color Blush Palette

bh cosmetics Nude Blush 10 Color Blush Palette swatches and review BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I bought this. One of my favorite stops at IMATS NYC was the bhCosmetics booth. I limited myself to two palettes, but I could have bought at least two more! I’ve been on such a big blush and highlight kick lately that when I saw this Nude Blush 10 Color Blush Palette – and for …

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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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May 15 2017

ittsē Summer Brights Look

ittsē cosmetics eye shadow summer shades eye tutorial beautyjudy swatches

Disclaimer: PR Sample. See bottom. AAAH I’m so excited! Spring has FINALLY sprung here in South Jersey, it’s in full bloom. And that means one thing: SUMMER IS RIGHT BEHIND IT! I’m a total summer girl, and I love all the bright accessories that usually come along with it. I whip out my highlighter-yellow purse. …

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