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Oct 15 2014

MoYou Nails Stamping

Moyou nails cosmoprof north america las vegas 2014 review and swatches on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. While at Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas this past July, I met the folks behind MoYou Nails. MoYou Nails is not to be confused with MoYou London! They were one at one time joined, but now they are separate companies. A MoYou Nails rep told me they have stamp designs …

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Sep 23 2014

#31DC2014 Days 13-18!

#31ddc2014 animal print nail art Pixi Beauty Almond Glow Moyou London plate Back to the 80s 02 stamped with Konad special polish black pearl orly instant water-based artist solid gold on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press samples. See bottom. I feel like I finally stepped up my game during these six days of the 31 Daily Challenge 2014! I tried some more freehand, and gave a little more thought around what I did. I wasn’t sick anymore, and it showed! There was only one day I “phoned it in,” …

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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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Sep 08 2014

NYFW SS15: Zoya at Mark & Estel and Zimmerman

Zimmerman SS15 NYFW Zoya nail art Ziv negative space backstage beauty on BeautyJudy

Zoya always has a busy New York Fashion Week schedule, with coveted shades created with the designers they work with, in addition to creative uses of existing shades. This year, I popped over to check out the backstage report on Zoya nails at Mark & Estel and Zimmermann. Of course, Mark & Estel was on the opposite end …

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Sep 07 2014

NYFW SS15: Deborah Lippmann, MAC at Kate Spade

Kate Spade SS15 NYFW Deborah Lippmann MAC Cosmetics on BeautyJudy

Fresh, balmy makeup and crisp, graphic lines were the backstage beauty theme at Kate Spade‘s Spring/Summer 2015 (SS15) presentation titled, Escape the Ordinary. Nail Report Deborah Lippmann said that in order to complement the pops of color and graphic inspiration in Kate Spade’s SS15 lineup, she landed on a super white nail and rounded tips with …

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Sep 03 2014

When nail art doesn’t turn out as planned

lightening bolt nail art Milani Color Statement Ink Spot nail polish Serum No. 5 Pure Glo-Getter Blue Haze

Disclaimer: Some press sample. See bottom. Me contemplating my nails I saw what PiggieLuv did here for a beautiful, glow-in-the-dark lightening mani, and I purchased the two Serum No. 5 nail polishes she used and decided I was going to try it, too! Last week, I set everything out, picked out my nail art brush, and …

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Aug 21 2014

Nails for a cause: Pregnancy/Infant Loss Awareness

Pregnancy/Infant loss awareness duo Philly Loves Lacquer and Love, Angeline nail art on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. It’s been almost four and a half months since I had a miscarriage/D&E procedure April 3. There is so much I learned going through this, and from being open about it. I learned that the majority of women I know don’t talk about miscarriage. And when they talk about it out loud, they …

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Aug 20 2014

Nail Vinyls have changed my nail art life!

Nail Vinyls nail art review and swatches on BeautyJudy Sparkle & Wine at Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas

Disclaimer: Purchased by me and press sample. See bottom. I have tried striping tape about as many times (a dozen or more!) as I’ve tried sushi and the results are the same: I don’t like it. But when I discovered vinyl stencils and decals in July, it completely changed my nail art game. Offering these …

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Jul 30 2014

OPI Coca-Cola Collection – How I Wore Them

OPI Coca-Cola Red swatches review nail art on BeautyJudy Summer 2014

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. By now you’ve seen swatches of the OPI Coca-Cola collaboration, so I figured I’d try a little something different and share my pics of not just swatches, but how I wore these polishes! I picked up all of them except two. And I’ve enjoyed working my way through them, wearing them …

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