Tag: eye shadow

#TreatYoSelf 2018 – A Recent Haul!

Friday before I had my baby, I went into Target for a taco kit, and Ulta to see if they had the Too Faced Life’s a Festival eye palette. Yeah…I went home with a LOT more than those two things! But seriously who ever goes into Target for one thing and leaves with just that …

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Wet n Wild Goth-O-Graphic Spring Collection Swatches and Thoughts

Wet n' wild Goth-o-graphic collection swatches and review on BeautyJudy

I was a bit bummed I missed out on getting the box collection of Wet n Wild‘s recent Mermaid-themed collection, so when the Spring Goth-O-Graphic collection launched, I made a point to order right away! Here’s what the collection ($39.99, ordered through the Wet n Wild site but out of stock at the moment) came with: …

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Fairy Tale Makeup Glow Using New Makeup Goodies!

urban decay troublemaker mascara

Nothing to disclose Sometimes I buy a few new makeup products at once, and I think, optimistically, “I’m going to review EVERYTHING! ALL THE THINGS!” And then I don’t. Maybe I  take all the product shots, but I never remember to take the pictures of swatches, or pictures of the makeup on my face. So …

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Looks with the New Maybelline Total Temptation Shadow + Highlight Palette

maybelline Total Temptation shadow and highlight palette close up

Nothing to disclose I love that sweet spot of end of December/beginning of January, when drugstore brands launch a ton of new products that hit on current trends and give us something tide us over while we await spring launches. I’m just grateful I get a little holiday jingle that I can dedicate to trying …

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What I’m loving right now!

Urban decay troublemaker mascara

 Nothing to disclose I’m always trying out new things, but there are some new goodies I try that I keep reaching for well after the “new” wears off! Check out my current favs, and let me know in the comments – what are yours?! Violet Voss Hashtag Eye Shadow Palette I am feeling the pink …

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My Year in Favorites!

Beautyjudy.com favorites of 2017

Disclosure: Some prior PR samples, see bottom. As I considered how to approach a “favorites” post for 2017, I thought about how I’d done it in years past, but decided I didn’t want to gather up all my favorite lippies, nail polishes etc. I wanted to be specific. I thought…why not challenge myself to come …

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Five Faves: October

Milani Prep + Set + Glow Illuminating translucent powder

Nothing to disclose. There is much makeup I love, but right now, none as much as I love these products! Welcome to my Five Faves for October. Technically these are just my five faves right meow. But we’ll categorize it October for the sake of neatness in blog archiving (I have to have order somewhere …

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Macy’s Beauty Box – August

Macy's Beauty Box beautyjudy

I bought this. I didn’t know Macy’s had a Beauty Box subscription service until this summer. So I signed up, figuring, for $15, why not? I buy makeup and beauty products from Macy’s and like many of the brands. Above is the first box I received with my subscription – August’s box. Included was: Tarte Maracuja …

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Models Own Wonderland Eye Shadow Palette Review

Models Own Wonderland Eye Shadow Palette review and swatches BeautyJudy

I bought this. I have been a fan of Models Own nail polish for years. I remember doing swaps with my British twin, who wrote a beauty blog called “Just Nice Things,” and she sent me plenty of Models Own goodies! Years later, seeing Models Own beauty products pop up in my local Ulta excited …

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Note Cosmetics: New brand coming to Ulta’s online shop

Note Cosmetics Terracotta Powder Honey Warm swatches BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: One PR sample, see bottom. There was a new brand to cover at The Makeup Show NYC this year – Note Cosmetics. As with any newcomer – although while a newcomer to the US this brand is established in parts of Europe! – I wanted to know more. What differentiates them? What can we …

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