Category Archive: Nail art

Oct 23 2017

Vampire-Themed Halloween Mani!

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Disclaimer: Jamberry Consultant, see bottom for details. Just a quick post today! Being 20 weeks pregnant, I didn’t have much energy to stay up and blog this weekend since I had very full days. I’m still kinda waiting for that second trimester energy boost to kick in, lol. I usually rely on Saturday nights to help …

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Oct 13 2017

Did you know that October is also…

Jamberry Nail Art Studio Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month Sinful Colors Kissful Thinking Zoya Esty BeautyJudy nails

Disclaimer: Prior PR sample; Jamberry consultant. See bottom for full disclosure. October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and Sunday is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. This time of year, I think a lot more about the people I know who have lost an early or mid-term pregnancy, or have experienced still birth. …

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Jul 05 2017

How I wore Nails Inc. Sparkle Like a Unicorn Nail Polish Kit

Nails Inc. Unicorn nail polish duo swatches review on beautyjudy

Purchased by me and affiliate links, see bottom. I always feel a sense of finality when Fourth of July is over. Like we’re on the downside of summer and it will be over soon. I know that’s silly – we have nearly two months of “summer” left after the holiday! But I digress! That has …

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Jul 03 2017

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

Kryolan red eye liner and bdellium tools Matte lipstick in scarlett Oh 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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Oct 31 2016

Happy Halloween 2016!

Jamberry Rag Doll KBShimmer Fright This Way Jamberry Tricks and Treats

Disclaimer: PR samples and I’m a Jamberry consultant. See full disclaimer below. Happy Halloween everyone! I’ve been having a blast getting my nails Halloween ready this October – what about you?! I thought I’d share some of my manis from the past month. I used a combination of Jamberry Nail Wraps and regular nail polish …

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Oct 28 2016

Static Nails: Giving New Life to the Glue-On Nail

Static Nails Shattered Deeds review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I bought this. In 2010, I reviewed glue-on nails and came to the conclusion that I’m just “not a fake nails girl.” Which is why I surprised myself when I purchased a set of Static Nails, which retails as the “All-in-One Pop-On Manicure” that’s reusable. As much as I am not a fake nails …

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Oct 14 2016

Fun with Stamping Decals

fall manicure zoya courtney nail art stamping decal

Disclaimer: Some PR sample. See bottom. On September 30, I traveled up to North Jersey from South to have dinner with Christy and Jason from KBShimmer, Monica from Moni’s Manis and Michelle (and Anto!) from Ehmkay Nails. Michelle and Christy talked about Cosmoprof and as they discussed the different polish makers and bloggers in attendance, and …

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Jan 06 2016

Revisiting Jamberry

Jamberry Christmas Socks nail wrap

Disclaimer: One press sample, see bottom for more. I have a confession to make. I’m sort of obsessed with Jamberry right now. I know…I know… Did I lose you? Are you still with me? Ok. Hear me out…? The Ugly There are plenty of reasons why I used to hate Jamberry. This post explains part …

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Jun 29 2015

Psychedelic Summer Nail Look

Nail art China Glaze Daisy Know My Name? Glow with the Flow KBShimmer nail vinyl swirls on BeautyJudy

Purchased by me. I picked up the cremes in the China Glaze Electric Nights collection a few weeks ago (I passed on the glitters) because I saw some amazing water marbles and I hoped to try it myself. Finding time to set up and marble has been tough, but I couldn’t wait to get these neon …

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Jun 01 2015

Playing with OPI Color Paints

OPI Color Paints KBShimmer That's Ore Like It! nail art on BeautyJudy

Purchased by me; previous PR sample. See bottom. A couple weeks ago, I picked up three of the OPI Color Paints and the collection’s base color, Silver Canvas. I couldn’t wait to play with them. I enjoyed the OPI Sheer Tints, but loved the idea of something a bit more pigmented. Well, I loved my mani so …

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