Tag Archive: essie

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 23 2014

New Launches from Serum No.5!

Serum No 5 new Cut It Out nail vinyls on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Serum No 5 is releasing a new Love Lacquer called “Another Year, Let’s Cheer!” in celebration of, well, another year of business! Plus, they’re launching nail stencils/vinyls! Mark your calendars for THIS THURSDAY, JULY 24, for the new releases in this post! Happy anniversary, Serum No 5! I was fortunate …

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Jul 21 2014

Cosmoprof Tidbits

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My first night outfit! Dress from Vince Camuto (a cheap find at Ross or TJ Maxx), John’s Fashion shoes from JDR Shoe Warehouse (local shop) I have a lot of individual brand posts that include reviews, and those start tomorrow! And it will likely take me weeks and months to get them posted. Phew! But …

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Jan 30 2014

Essie Resort 2014 Collection

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Disclaimer: Purchased by me I stopped by my local beauty shop hoping to score the spring collection of another brand when I spotted a display of the Essie Resort 2014 polishes. At first, I picked up the purple and light blue cremes, instantly know I had to have them. But then I looked at the other, spring-like …

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Nov 13 2013

Goin’ to the Chapel, and She’s Gonna Get Married…

Hi, I’m Nidia, and I run a little blog called Lit From Within.  When Judy put out the call for guests blogs so that she could go and get hitched, I was thrilled to be able to help out!  I’ve been married 18 years now, and when I got married, I wore press-on nails in …

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May 03 2013

BeautyJudy Back Log – October and November

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Happy Friday, everyone! This has been one crazy week, and I’ve barely made it through posting each night. I need a mental break for some mindless TV tonight. So instead of a proper post for today, I’ve just got some randomness! Some back log from late last year (October and November). I hope you enjoy …

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Jan 22 2013

Essie Repstyle

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I was hesitant to invest in another magnetic polish (which sounds so weird to say, because a couple years ago I would have given my right pinky nail for one U.S. magnetic polish!) (Ok, I wouldn’t have given a real nail but you know what I mean, haha). But ultimately, I couldn’t resist Essie’s line …

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Dec 11 2012

Essie Leading Lady Winter 2012 Collection

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Essie‘s winter collection, Leading Lady, is one of my favorite winter collections from 2012. I love the unique color choices of a vibrant blue and Tiffany blue. Perhaps it’s just because blue is my favorite color? I don’t know but check out my swatches! Snap Happy: Snap Happy is a beautiful red creme. Where’s My Chauffeur?: …

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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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