Feb 28 2018

February 2018 Empties!

February 2018 empties post beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Prior PR sample, see bottom. When I look at my February empties laid out, it’s not a very exciting month! I didn’t use a variety or a ton of products. Alongside the few empties I have this month, I’ve got two products that I had to stop using, because I discovered they were irritating …

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Feb 26 2018

KBShimmer If You Want My Bodice – March 2018 Polish Pick Up!

KBShimmer If You Want My Bodice Polish Pick Up March 2018 swatches and review

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. So, maybe I live under a rock! But I recently learned about the Polish Pickup, which is a monthly, four-day window of indie nail polish shopping all centered around products created for a fan-driven theme. Two months prior to a sale, polish fans can vote for a theme – like …

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Feb 25 2018

Beauty Spotlight Team 2/25/2018

Beauty Spotlight Team

The Boxwalla February Green Beauty Box Moonlight & Silver Sleep which features MŪN Skincare Aknari Brightening Youth Serum and Amly Botanicals Beauty Sleep, is a must-have eco-luxe beauty box for skincare enthusiasts. Check out the review on Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog to learn why you will want to get one before they sell out! Prime …

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Feb 23 2018

Fairy Tale Makeup Glow Using New Makeup Goodies!

urban decay troublemaker mascara

Nothing to disclose Sometimes I buy a few new makeup products at once, and I think, optimistically, “I’m going to review EVERYTHING! ALL THE THINGS!” And then I don’t. Maybe I  take all the product shots, but I never remember to take the pictures of swatches, or pictures of the makeup on my face. So …

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Feb 21 2018

BeautyJudy Oils: Seasonal Support for the Sniffles

young living essential oils seasonal support roller ball lemon vitality peppermint vitality lavender vitality oils

Disclaimer: I’m a distributor for Young Living Essential Oils, but I am NOT a healthcare provider or aromatherapist and recommend you consult one or a physician prior to using oils; see bottom for full disclosure I spent most, if not all, of the 2016-2017 fall and winter season sick. I certainly had a stuffy nose …

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Feb 19 2018

Celebrating Nine Years of Blogging: A Blog-Life/Work-Life Balancing Act!

My very first blog header picture in 2009 – a blurry, blurry mess (but I did love my eye shadow look, lol! With the recent relaunch of my site, I waxed a little poetic about blogging for so many years. So no worries – I won’t repeat myself! But nine years ago today, I posted …

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Feb 18 2018

Beauty Spotlight Team 2/18/18

Beauty Spotlight Team

Sand & Sky Brilliant Skin Detoxify + Brighten Purifying Pink Clay Mask is an effective 4-in-1 mask that effectively boosts radiance, clears clogged pores, regulates sebum production and detoxifies the skin in a mere 10 minutes, and it does so without drying out the skin. Read the full review on Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog to …

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Feb 16 2018

Looks with the New Maybelline Total Temptation Shadow + Highlight Palette

maybelline Total Temptation shadow and highlight palette close up

Nothing to disclose I love that sweet spot of end of December/beginning of January, when drugstore brands launch a ton of new products that hit on current trends and give us something tide us over while we await spring launches. I’m just grateful I get a little holiday jingle that I can dedicate to trying …

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Feb 14 2018

Remember This? Cult Nails Evil Queen

Cult nails evil queen valentine's day nails beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose Happy Valentine’s Day! I thought it’d be appropriate to celebrate a favorite red nail polish of mine today as part of “Remember This?! A New Series of Old Nail Polish” – Cult Nails Evil Queen! Cult Nails was probably my first indie nail polish love. I remember learning that a fellow blogger …

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Feb 12 2018

Five Ways I Relax

Adulting is hard. We have responsibilities. And whether your responsibilities include family, bills, work, kids, volunteerism…or all of that, we have to make time for self-care. Let me repeat that: We have to make time for ourselves. Relaxing doesn’t necessarily have to translate into doing absolutely nothing, on the couch, all day. Although yep – …

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