Tag Archive: Editorial

Nov 10 2014

Hi all!

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Hi! *waves* Maybe you’ve noticed, maybe you haven’t! But I’ve been very quiet on social media lately, and last week I was unable to get blog posts prepped – the only one that went live was because I had prepped it the week before! I just kinda wanted to do a little check-in post. You all …

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Sep 18 2014

The Long and Short of It!

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For years, all I ever wanted was to grow my nails as long – or longer! – as my nails looked when I had acrylics on them back in college and my early 20s. With the help of what might possibly be my best nail treatment find of 2014, Probelle Touch n’ Grow and Touch n’ Grow Plus, …

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Aug 03 2014

Public Relations terms defined: What do you need to know as a blogger?

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This week in my kinda unofficial “business of blogging” series, I wanted to break down some common terms in public relations that we encounter as bloggers. What’s a press release? What does the term, “embargo” mean? I’m not only sharing this info with you from a blogger perspective, but I write press releases for a …

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Jul 27 2014

Business of Blogging: Know Your Worth

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The email I’ve excerpted below has been changed to take out the identity of the companies. My intent is not to shame anyone, or to start trouble. And please do not comment with the name of the company if you have received a similar email, your comment will be deleted. The intention of sharing this …

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May 11 2014

When did we become…”swatchers”?!

I’ve been blogging since February 2009.  That summer, I started really focusing on nails (I’ve since evolved again to being a mixed bag of reviews and features across beauty, but nails has always been a favorite!). I reached out to numerous companies I’d purchased from, nails- and beauty-related, to build relationships. I wanted to receive press …

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Jan 17 2014

China Glaze Autumn Nights Pic Spam and Giveaway Updates!

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Disclaimer: Purchased by me, one PR Sample. See bottom. Hi everyone! Just wanted to pop in and let you know I’ve emailed the two winners from the Neutrogena Hand Cream giveaway that ended this week. They have 48 hours from the time I sent the email to get back to me. If you didn’t get …

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Dec 04 2013

My 5 Reasons Why Short Nails ROCK

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Guys, there’s something going on in the nail polish community and it drives me nuts. Nubbin hate. I know you know what I mean! You’ve probably seen it – the nail blogger who gets a break and won’t swatch anything until her nails grow back. The Instagram-mer that apologizes that their nails are short so …

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Jun 18 2013

The Beauty Loser: June 18, 2013

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Disclaimer: I pay for my Medifast program and food. Me and Mike, Saturday night, on the Battleship New Jersey for an event. It’s been awhile since I wrote an update in The Beauty Loser series! That’s because for a month and a half or so, I have found myself struggling to lose the last bit of …

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Jun 09 2013

“Hangout” with Me, Cult Nails, PolishGalore and Chit Chat Nails Tomorrow Night!

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Just CLICK HERE to join the event! Cult Nails is having its first virtual get together – and I’m excited to be a part of it! Myself, Maria from Cult Nails (and her husband, John – otherwise known as “jmrockstar” to us Culties on Twitter and Instagram – will moderate!), Marta from Chit Chat Nails …

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May 14 2013

The Last Week: A Little Personal, A Little Beauty

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The last week, I’ve had the longest absence on BeautyJudy since I had surgery more than a year ago. A lot has happened in my personal life that has just made it tough to want to blog, or even wear makeup.\ First, I want to say a belated Happy Mother’s Day to all my mommy followers/readers out there. …

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