Tag Archive: CND

Oct 06 2014

CND Vinylux Gilded Dreams Collection for Holiday 2014

CND vinylux Chiffon Twirl gilded dreams collection swatches and review holiday 2014 on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See below. I am kinda flabbergasted that I’m posting about a holiday collection, while I’ve still got some fall stuff to share as the week goes on! But here we are! And I always love a good holiday collection – there’s usually a lot of glitter and metal! CND introduces the Gilded Dreams collection for holiday …

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Sep 16 2014

#31DC2014 – Days 7-12!

#31DC2014 Nail Art Milani Cosmetics Spotlight white Nubar Two-Way Nail Art Pen black on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. I can’t believe I have completed 12 days of the 31 Day Challenge for 2014 – techically, at the writing of this post, I’ve completed more than that! But this post focuses on the nail art for days 7-12! Day 7 Day 7 prompt: Black and white nails! I …

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Sep 10 2014

#31DC2014 – Days 1-6!

Chalkboard nails #31dc2014 nail art challenge on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. Thanks Chalkboard Nails for the challenge and the image above! Sometimes you need a little life breathed into what you’re doing to get out of a rut, or to simply change things up and connect with the creativity inside you! I saw that Chalkboard Nails posted her intentions to do …

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Jul 16 2014

What I Reach For Most: Cuticle Oil

Dior Creme Apricot nail cream review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom Welcome to What I Reach For Most! This is a new regular series. I’m going to share the brands, or colors, or types of cosmetic products that I reach for most when I’m doing my day-to-day makeup! I keep cuticle care products everywhere. There’s two in my purse, one in the …

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Mar 18 2014

International Beauty Show (IBS) New York City 2014

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Last Sunday, I attended the International Beauty Show New York City. I would have gotten this round-up post done sooner, but life has gotten a little nuts. I will share that craziness with you when I can. But for now, I saw lots of fun stuff and learned lots of new things at IBS this …

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Oct 31 2012

Happy Halloween 2012!

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I hope you have a scare-tastic, spook-tacular day, friends! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays – it’s just pure fun! Today I’ve got a couple Halloween manis to share! Eyes in the Dark! A “googly-eye” manicure! I used a Color Club mini called Dark Romance, from a Halloween set a couple years ago. I used …

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Jul 03 2012

Top Five: Top Coats

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If there is one beauty product that I go through en masse, it’s top coat! As a nail polish blogger, I’ve tried a lot of different top coats to find a handful that will keep my manicure looking fresh and glossy – with minimal chippage – for the duration of time I wear it. While I …

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Feb 13 2012

CND Time Machine Mani at Nicole Miller – MBFW

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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week got off to a creative start last week! One of my favorite things to do during Fashion Week is try to recreate the cool nail art and manicures that hit the runways. It makes me feel like a part of the excitement of Fashion Week! The first one I couldn’t wait to try was from the …

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Jan 27 2012

Accept No Imitations – CND Cracks Down on Shellac Use at Salons

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I don’t generally post press releases, but this one is important to me as a salon customer, and as a blogger who has had several conversations with other women about CND Shellac. It disheartens me how many women have said “it damaged my nails,” or that it’s “just like gel polish, right?” No. It’s not, …

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Oct 05 2011

CND Plum Truffle for Holiday 2011

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CND Holiday 2011 – Wow! My first holiday collection review of 2011! Can you believe that we are into October already? It’s hard to believe that the winter holidays are fast approaching, signaled to me by the press releases and sales starting to pop up on sites for holiday nail polish collections! Luckily, CND’s Plum …

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