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April 2018 Empties

Disclosure: PR Sample, see bottom. Lush Cosmetics Dirty Spring Wash Sample I have used Dirty shower gel in the past, but when I stopped into Lush recently, the cashier asked me if they could get me samples. I asked for one of Dirty. I got two used out of my sample and love how the …

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Five Products Giving Me Life Right Now (With No Sleep)

Disclaimer: PR samples; see bottom Mothering a newborn a second time is easy in many ways. I have a confidence about what I’m doing and posess instincts that I lacked as an unsure, scared first-time Mom. The days I spend with my baby are wonderful and peaceful and we are truly bonding. My newborn baby …

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January 2018 Empties!

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Nothing to disclose Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser I received a travel size bottle of Purity Made Simple in a Macy’s Beauty Box within the last few months, and having always been a fan of the brand, I was excited to try it. I used this cleanser in the shower in the morning, …

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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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September Empties!

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Disclaimer: Some PR Samples, see bottom. My empties are focused on skincare this month, with facial cleansers taking the prize for most finished products! LVX 3-in-1 Treatment I received a sample of this treatment a couple years ago from LVX and wasn’t super impressed by it, it didn’t seem to “treat” anything and in the …

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Macy’s Beauty Box – August

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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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July Empties!

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I bought this. Another month, another round of finished products! My July empties are pretty focused on two types of product: Skincare and foundation! It’s all about the face this month! Younique Mineral Touch Liquid Foundation in Scarlet I bought this foundation a couple years ago, back when I sold Younique for like two minutes. …

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Beauty Tool Favs

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I bought this. I have my favorite brushes, and my favorite lipsticks, but I also have some favorite beauty tools and I thought I’d talk about them today! Tweezerman Promaster Lash Curler This eyelash curler is EPIC! Do you have almond-shaped or deep set eyes? If you’ve used a regular-shaped eyelash curler, chances are at …

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Before my head hits the pillow…

nighttime skincare routine Pixi + Caroline Hirons Double Cleanse Tony Moly Banana Sleeping Pack Ulta Target

Disclaimer: I bought this. In the last couple weeks, I have adopted a new nighttime skincare routine. At the end of the night, before I go to bed, I grab a wash cloth and crack open my Pixi + Caroline Hirons Double Cleanse, then finish with the TonyMoly Magic Food Banana Sleeping Pack. In two …

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Subtle Changes to my Beauty Routine in Pregnancy

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Disclaimer: Some PR Samples. See bottom. Over the course of my pregnancy, I’ve found myself making subtle changes to my beauty routine. The majority of these changes involve how I take care of my facial skin, as my normally sensitive skin needs evolved. In December, for example, I found myself having to put aside my …

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