Category: Lippies

Dec 22 2017

Pixi by Petra Shea Butter Lip Balm

Pixi by Petra Shea Butter Lip Balm swatches review Beautyjudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom When Pixi by Petra sent over the Mattelustre Lipsticks I reviewed last week, the brand included three of their Shea Butter Lip Balms, as well. I’m no stranger to these balms, I actually keep one of the above – Ripe Raspberry – in my small everyday makeup organizer that I keep …

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Dec 20 2017

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Lip Scrub

jeffree star cosmetics velour lip scrub review watermelon gum beautyjudy

I bought this It’s annoying AF when you’re going about your day and you can feel the little bits of lip skin sticking up, tempting you to pick at your lips with your teeth … and then next thing you know you hurt your lip because of all those dry flaky pieces sticking up that …

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Dec 15 2017

Pixi Mattelustre Lipstick

Pixi Beauty MatteLustre Lipstick Bitten Rose swatches and review BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. I love a tube of lipstick; lipstick was my first makeup love when I started my lifelong journey into a love of makeup! But I love tube lipstick even more when it has staying power. Pixi by Petra Mattelustre Lipstick goes on creamy, but tends to stain my lips a little, …

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Oct 25 2017

Zoya Fall 2017 Lipsticks

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. Zoya’s seven Fall Lipsticks are creamy additions to The Perfect Lipstick lineup, offering a range from nude to bold and playing well with the bold or neutral eye looks that I’ve been playing with lately! Of note, though, is that while there’s a nude and a bold color, there’s an overwhelming, …

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Sep 27 2017

How do you #LuvOutLoud ?

nyx cosmetics luv out loud lipstick in fearless swatches on beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Gift from NYX Cosmetics NYX Cosmetics has a new, limited-edition, six-shade range of liquid lipsticks called Luv Out Loud – and while the brand is always launching something new, this particular set of lippies celebrate individuality, beauty and artistry for all, according to NYX. Back-of-the-hand swatch of all six: From left to right: Brave, …

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Aug 07 2017

Gimme Gloss!

Jane Iredale lip gloss beautyjudy

Some PR samples, see below. When I interviewed a handful of prominent makeup artists for a summer makeup trend piece (appeared in the Burlington County Times in May), there were a few key themes that stuck out. Then there was the hint of a trend, something that artists said they see creeping back on the scene …

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Jul 24 2017

Pixi Beauty GelTint & SilkGloss Lippies

Pixi Beauty GelTint & SilkGloss Beach Tint Fresh Gloss

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. I raved about these lippies in my latest current favs video on YouTube, so I am excited to share with you the Pixi By Petra GelTint & SilkGloss duos! Each one – there are three – has a lip stain on one end, and a gloss on the other. Except the …

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Jul 03 2017

Beauty Products I’m Using for my 4th of July

Jamberry Hall of Fame KBShimmer Latitude Adjustment mani on beautyjudy

Some PR samples, affiliate links. See bottom for full disclosure Independence Day is always an excuse to do something fun with my nails and makeup – bring out the red, white and blue everything! This year, I thought I’d put together a post with some of the products that are essential for me to have …

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Jun 28 2017

Making an Unflattering Lipstick Shade Work

Kevyn Aucoin The Molten Lip Color Carbon swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. As much as I play with color, I know what does and doesn’t look good on me. I’m generally not comfortable with bright blues, greens, yellows or other nontraditional lipstick shades. I’m also not comfortable wearing nude shades that contradict my skin tone. I’ve just never thought of myself as able …

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Jun 19 2017

Zoya Wanderlust Lipsticks

Zoya Wanderlust lipstick Kay swatches review 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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