Category Archive: Editorial

May 12 2017

40 Before 40: Well, I’m 40. How’d I do?

After a few months of chronicling my efforts to check off 40 experiences from my “40 before 40” bucket list, the milestone day has arrived! I am officially 40! (me, circa…summer of I have no idea but definitely the 80s) So anyway, how did I do with my 40 before 40 adventure? In short order: …

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Feb 19 2017

Happy 8-year Blogiversary to me!

BeautyJudy

This was the photo I used for my very first, blurry blog header in February 2009. Eye shadows are Urban Decay. Not a clue what else I was wearing! Today marks a BeautyJudy.com milestone: I’ve officially been blogging here for eight years! Eight years. In eight years, I’ve had a lot of personal and professional …

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Jan 02 2017

40 before 40: How I’m dealing with a milestone birthday in 2017

40 before 40 BeautyJudy

Happy New Year! A new year means a new opportunity. A chance to make new memories and fill our days with new experiences and accomplishments. There will be heartache along the way – life is full of ups and downs – but 2017 is a clean slate and it’s ours to make of it what …

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Jan 01 2017

Happy New Year!

BeautyJudy

Kicking back in my unfinished beauty office after prepping a post – 2 different eye looks – ah, the life of a blogger! Happy New Year, everyone! I have been working hard over the last week and a half to give myself a bit of a fresh start this week here on BeautyJudy. I’ve been thinking …

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May 07 2016

Hellllllloooo! A catch-up post in pictures

I’ve taken quite a bit of a break from blogging, I just noticed my last post was in January! But my intent is not to go anywhere. I just struggle to find balance between a demanding job, giving 100% to #lilbitschmidt, my husband and my personal life. Blogging is what has suffered and in recent …

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Jul 05 2015

Guess who’s here?!

BeautyJudy Baby

If you follow me on social media, you might have already heard the news, but I’m very excited to share that our daughter, Lorelei, arrived on June 24, 8:38 a.m. via c-section! She weighed 9 lbs. 2 oz. and was 20 inches long! Here we are in our first family photo! As I lay on the …

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Jun 11 2015

Girly Bits Cosmetics Launches Julia, for Andrew

Purchased by me. My Aunt Jeannette isn’t your typical, everyday aunt. She’s much more than that! My memories of growing up with Aunt Jeannette are about drinking chocolate Coca-Colas, staying up til 11 p.m. at Grandmom’s during sleep overs, and coloring in coloring books together. The three of us would play board games like Parcheesi and …

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Jun 03 2015

Less than one month left: Countdown to Baby!

That’s my babe! Lorelei Ann. Lo, for short. A little girl that has stolen my heart and she isn’t even due to arrive for another three weeks and 4 days. I’ve been back to regular blogging lately while also balancing getting our lives ready to accommodate this little miracle, but I wanted to get in …

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May 12 2015

David Klasfeld and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics

David Klasfeld Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics James Vincent Keynote The Makeup Show NYC 2015

David Klasfeld on the left, James Vincent on the right David Klasfeld was 6-years-old when he knew he wanted to be a makeup artist. In a kindergarten career day exercise, David stood in the center of his classroom with the rest of his classmates. While the rest of the students went to different stations representing different careers, …

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Mar 19 2015

BeautyJudy Baby update!

(Mike and I at my brother-in-law’s wedding a few weeks ago, playing with some of the photo booth props) It’s been a while since I’ve talked about our baby girl and how my pregnancy is progressing, so I thought I’d do a little update post! I’m currently 25 weeks, 5 days – we’ll complete 26 …

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