May 11 2016

Youngblood Intimatte Mineral Matte Lipstick in Sinful

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Intimatte Lipstick Sinful Fever Flirt swatch BeautyJudy

Disclosure: PR Sample. See bottom. Left to right: Fever, Flirt and Sinful Intimatte Mineral Matte Lipsticks I’m forever skeptical that a matte lipstick can make my lips feel anything but dry – something I’m tolerant of, because I love the look, but it’s such a pleasant surprise to find one that doesn’t make me want …

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May 09 2016

Urban Decay Naked Skin Color Correcting Fluid – Green

Urban Decay Naked Skin Color Correcting Fluid Green reduces redness rosacea BeautyJudy

Disclosure – PR Sample. See bottom. I don’t generally need color-correcting products, because I use foundations that give me the coverage I need to hide the redness from my rosacea and fair skin. But as spring days get warmer and summer fast approaches, I like to lighten my face makeup, and the easiest way to do …

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May 07 2016

Hellllllloooo! A catch-up post in pictures

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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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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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Jan 04 2016

KBShimmer Birthstone Collection

KBshimmer Amethyst birthstones collection swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclosure: Press Sample. See bottom for details. My mother hates her birthstone. HATES it. She’s a November baby, so her birthstone is Citrine. But I’m pretty sure that if my mother saw Citrine, from the KBShimmer Birthstones collection, that she would change her mind pretty quickly and fall in love! The crew at KBS has released …

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Nov 24 2015

Ofra Diamonds Are Forever Eye Palette

Ofra Cosmetics Diamonds are Forever eye shadow palette review and swatches on BeautyJudy

Disclosure: PR sample. See bottom. Everyone’s going ga-ga over the new Urban Decay Gwen Stefani collab and I’m over here like…let me use my Ofra Cosmetics Diamonds are Forever palette, please! The Diamonds are Forever palette has 13, round-pan pressed eye shadows that have a soft texture and a high saturation of color. The palette …

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Nov 22 2015

Why I decided to sell Younique

Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lash Mascara Lucrative Lip Gloss in Loveable review swatches on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I’m a Younique Presenter. Say WHAT. Can you believe that? You heard me right. I’m a Younique Presenter. I’m still a bit in shock that I pulled the trigger, to be honest, because the last few weeks have been a whirlwind in which I went from strongly disliking the brand to ordering my kit …

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Nov 16 2015

KBShimmer Winter 2015 Swatches & Review

kbshimmer Brr-tiful dreamer swatch and review winter 2015 on beautyjudy

Disclosure: PR sample. See bottom. I have an epic post of nail goodies for you today. You’ve probably already seen swatches and nail art with the Winter/Holiday 2015 KBShimmer goodies, and usually I like to time my KBShimmer posts to time with the launch of the collection but…I’d like to think that this season, I’m …

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Oct 28 2015

Halloween Nail Art with Water Slide Decals

Halloween nail art OPI My Gondola or Yours? KBshimmer water slide nail decals ILNP Kaleidoscope

Disclaimer: PR Sample. See bottom If I had to choose, I’d have to say that doing nail art for Halloween and Christmas is my favorite! I’ve only managed to eek out two Halloween manis, but I tried out KBShimmer’s Halloween water slide decals in the process! I also went through some of my untried nail …

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Oct 26 2015

Ofra Cosmetics & Kathleen Lights = Miami Fever

Ofra Cosmetics Long lasting liquid lipstick kathleen lights miami fever swatches and review

Disclosure: PR sample. See bottom. I’ve found a new justification for my obsession with long-lasting liquid lipsticks. I can kiss my four-month-old baby and she doesn’t get lipstick all over her face! This pick right here – Ofra Cosmetics‘ collaboration with Kathleen Lights resulting in “Miami Fever” – didn’t come off one iota on Lorelei. Check it out: …

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