Category: Trade Show or Event Coverage

The Makeup Show Orlando Show Floor Round Up!

In May, I covered The Makeup Show NYC. Over September 15 & 16, I got to cover it in  Orlando! Wait, September…? I know, I know. It’s November, and I’m JUST getting this show round-up published now. I feel badly at being so behind but I have never moved 1,000 miles away from home and …

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Smoky Look of the Day with CoverGirl

Disclaimer: Some PR samples, see bottom. I mentioned in my roundup post about The Makeup Show NYC that CoverGirl had a booth,  sharing their new branding/packaging, and slogan, “I am what I make up.” I received three products at the show from the brand, including the TruNaked Smoky Eye Shadow palette, Melting Pout Matte Liquid Lipstick …

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From Around The Makeup Show NYC Floor

On May 6, I covered The Makeup Show NYC, Earlier this week I shared a post about one of the keynotes, with Jordan Liberty. There were so many seminars, keynotes, panels and other education that covered a range of topics geared to help and inspire the professionals in attendance to better and grow their careers. …

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Branding and Business on Instagram with Jordan Liberty

Jordan Liberty The Makeup Show NYC 2018

Jordan Liberty is from a small Ohio town, and grew up with a background in art. He always knew he’d pursue a career in the arts, but what he didn’t expect was he’d use the face as his canvas. Jordan is not just a talented makeup artist, he’s a photographer, creative director and more. He …

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The Makeup Show NYC is Coming – Are You Going?!

For the 8th year in a row, I’m excited to head up to New York City and cover The Makeup Show NYC! The show will run May 6-7 at the Metropolitan Pavilion (click the link for more details on the logistics!) and if you are a makeup artist, attending The Makeup Show- if not in NYC, …

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A Stop at The Makeup Shop NYC

Grande Cosmetics The Makeup Shop NYC

Nothing to disclose (One ginormous crappy NJTransit train selfie for you as my mom and I journeyed up to The Makeup Shop NYC!) With the exception of last year (I don’t believe they held it last year!) I’ve been to two “pop-up” makeup shops held by the organizers of The Makeup Show trade shows. Now …

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KBShimmer Polish Con Exclusives – Swatches!

KBShimmer The Age of Aquarium Polish Con 2017 Chicago Exclusive nail polish beautyjudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. One of the BEST parts about attending The Polish Convention is your opportunity to purchase nail polish from your favorite makers that is EXCLUSIVE to the event! Check out some pics of KBShimmer’s Polish Con exclusives, “Bean There Done That” and “The Age of Aquarium.” If you’re not going, you’re …

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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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Mehron SKIN Prep PRO™ Review

Mehron Skin Prep Pro review beautyjudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. In recent months, I’ve been reaching for mattifying primers and mists and anything that can help my T-zone from becoming an oil slick by midday. When my face gets oily my makeup breaks down; and with a whole lot of red and rosacea underneath, it’s not a confident or comfortable …

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Beauty Tool Favs

lil' scrubbies beauty tools beautyjudy

I bought this. I have my favorite brushes, and my favorite lipsticks, but I also have some favorite beauty tools and I thought I’d talk about them today! Tweezerman Promaster Lash Curler This eyelash curler is EPIC! Do you have almond-shaped or deep set eyes? If you’ve used a regular-shaped eyelash curler, chances are at …

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