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One Week Wear Test: Essie Treat Love & Color

Essie Laven-Dearly Treat Love & Color wear test on beautyjudy

Nothing to disclose. Last week I decided to start the New Year off with a work-week-long wear test with one of the Essie Treat Love & Color nail polishes. There are much more opaque colors than the one I chose, including cremes and shimmers, but I decided that after so many dark, sparkly and opaque …

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#31DC2014 – Days 7-12!

#31DC2014 Nail Art Zoya Autumn negative space naked teardrop mani 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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#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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New Launches from Serum No.5!

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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Cosmoprof Tidbits

Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas BeautyJudy Nail Sugar Cuccio

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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Essie Resort 2014 Collection

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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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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BeautyJudy Back Log – October and November

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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Essie Repstyle

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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Essie Leading Lady Winter 2012 Collection

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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