Tag Archive: eye shadow

Sep 04 2014

What I Reach for Most: Work Appropriate Makeup

Work Appropriate makeup on BeautyJudy

Some press sample. See bottom.    Welcome to What I Reach For Most! This is a regular series that I haven’t updated in a month and a half! I share the brands, or colors, or types of cosmetic products that I reach for most when I’m doing my day-to-day makeup! Our first year of marriage has certainly had its ups …

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Aug 22 2014

Jane Iredale City Nights Fall Collection

Jane Iredale fall collection city nights 2014 review and swatches on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. When I asked Jane Iredale how she felt about celebrating the 20th anniversary of her namesake cosmetic brand, her eyes lit up and her face took on a shocked look. “It that possible?! It just went so fast,” she said. “We started with just one pot of powder.” Jane Iredale …

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Jul 29 2014

Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadow

Milani Cosmetics Bella Gel Eyeshadows swatches and review on BeautyJudy summer 2014

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Milani Cosmetics has just shown us all that the brand understands the phrase, “the eyes have it.” Milani just launched a huge, 30-piece line of single eye shadows called Bella Eyes; these eye shadows have an interesting formula – they start out as a gel, and transform into a powder. They’re …

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Jun 23 2014

Overall Beauty Mineral Eye Shadow

Overall Beauty Mineral Eyeshadow Not Your GF Night Wisps Paradise Review and swatches

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Have you ever shopped at Overall Beauty? The online store is stocked with indie nail polish and nail art and a ton of other goodies – but Kim, the owner, also makes her own branded Overall Beauty mineral makeup! I first tried Overall Beauty Mineral Eye Shadows maybe two or …

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Jun 17 2014

City Color Timeless Beauty Gold Palette

City Color CosmeticS Timeless Beauty Palette review and swatches BeautyJudy from IMATS NYC 2014

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. I picked up the City Color Cosmetics Timeless Beauty Gold Palette at IMATS NYC in April, and I was excited to try it. It looks perfect for summertime! The palette includes four coordinating eye shadow trios, two bronzers and one highlighter. Here’s swatches of the bronzers and highlighter, from left to …

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May 09 2014

Glamorous Chicks Cosmetics Mineral Eye Shadow

Glamorous Chicks Cosmetics Dark Rose Dark Yellow Modern Mauve Water Lily Shimmer Powder review and swatches 2014 IMATS New York City

Disclaimer: One gift included. See bottom. In my IMATS NYC roundup post, I mentioned that I spotted a new-to-me brand called Glamorous Chicks Cosmetics, and today I’ve got one of their products to share with you! The brand’s multi-functional Mineral Eye Shadows: I’ve got four to share! These can be used seven different ways, according …

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Apr 29 2014

“Mod mania” with Rimmel

Rimmel London US Scandal Eyes RetroGlam Mod Mania 1960s makeup thin & thick eyeliner eye shadow paint Rich Russet Mercury Rising Golden Bronze

Disclaimer: PR gift. See bottom for details. A makeup artist behind the scenes of the February 2013 F/W Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week show of Boy Meets Girl gives model Cassandra Bankson a mod makeup look. Something I’ve noticed for a while is that no matter the makeup trend, something is consistent. Black eyeliner and bold, …

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Apr 08 2014

Jane Iredale PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple in Golden Girl

Jane Iredale Golden Girl Eye Shadow

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. One of my favorite pieces from the Jane Iredale Magic Hour Collection is the PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple in Golden Girl! This warm eye shadow palette has three shimmer shades in a deep bronze, a dusty, almost champagne rose and rich gold. Here’s a close-up: Here’s swatches, back of my …

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Feb 14 2014

Kat Von D Spellbinding Eyeshadow Book

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Purchased by me. I am pretty obsessed with Kat Von D’s Sephora line. Around the holidays, I decided not to pass up on this Spellbinding Eyeshadow Book palette, because I knew I would regret it later. I bought it and thought about giving it to my husband to give to me for Christmas…but I just …

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Feb 05 2014

Christian Dior 5 Couleurs Couture Colour Eyeshadow Palette in Dulcinee

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Disclaimer: Purchased by me. I buy a lot of beauty products. We know that, right? But the truth is, I hardly EVER splurge on cosmetics made by the highest of high-end brands, like Dior or Chanel. But every now and then, something comes along that plays to my weakness and BAM! My wallet is crying. …

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