Tag Archive: neutral

Mar 03 2017

Zoya Naturel 3 Swatches and Review

Zoya Naturel 3 swatches and review beautyjudy

Disclaimer: PR Sample, see bottom. It’s that time of year again! Neutrals, nudes and transitional nail color as some of us anxiously await spring and warmer weather! Let’s hope right into swatches of the Zoya Naturel 3 nail polish collection and three coordinating lippies from the brand’s core lipstick line! Mary Mary is described as a …

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Dec 21 2016

The Office Space Collection – KBShimmer

KBShimmer Office Space collection Hint of Manila swatch BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples, see bottom. In the nail polish world, it seems like the focus shifts and we see a lot of neutrals after holiday. But who said neutrals had to be defined as solid grey or brown creme polishes?! KBShimmer is introducing a “naughty” version of the office-appropriate neutral with an 8-piece collection …

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Sep 24 2014

Pixi Beauty September Color of the Month – Almond Glow

pixi by petra beauty nail lacquer color of the month september almond glow swatches and review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. After a few months of this, I’ve come to really look forward to the nail Color of the Month from Pixi! For September, the color is Almond Glow. Now, if you’ve been around these parts for a while, you’ve probably heard me say that I’m not the biggest fan of …

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Aug 04 2014

Zoya Naturel Deux: A transitional collection for summer/fall 2014

Zoya Naturel Deux transitional nail polish collection summer fall 2014 review and swatches on BeautyJudy Aubrey

Disclaimer: Press samples. See bottom. There’s that summer-to-fall time – when it’s hot during the day and cool at night (if you’re in a seasonal weather region, anyway!). That mid-September day when you might be getting sick of neons but you aren’t ready for a blackened red shimmer yet. Introducing Zoya‘s answer to that transitional …

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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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May 27 2014

OCC Super Naturals Lip Tar Pro Pack

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Super Naturals Lip Tar Pro Pack review and swatches BeautyJudy Summer 2014 Ophelia Zhora Starling

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. The first stop I made at The Makeup Show New York City a few weeks ago was the Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics booth. I wanted to get the low-down on the newest Stained Gloss Lip Tar launch, and chat with Founder and Owner David Klasfeld! I’ll get to the Dune Generation …

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May 22 2014

KB Shimmer Early Summer Collection

KB Shimmer In Bare Form nail polish swatches and review early summer 2014 collection BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. KB Shimmer is launching an “early summer” collection, which is exciting to me, for two reasons: More holos, cremes and introducing TEXTURES! Early summer….THIS MEANS IT’S ALMOST SUMMER! OK. So here’s an overview of the entire, 12-piece collection, which launches TOMORROW Friday, May 23!!!!!! Who’s excited?! I left the shade …

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Mar 20 2014

Barielle Velvets for Spring 2014

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Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. We’ve gotten LOTS of neutral collections lately from brands. I get fatigued on light, work appropriate hues. So initially, when the Barielle Shades Velvets Collection for spring arrived on my doorstep, I was disappointed. More neutrals. Then, as I swatched them, the collection really came together for me. Unlike other …

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Feb 10 2014

Ardency Inn Americana Natural Lip Color Pencil

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Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Nude lips don’t have to be subtle and glossy – they can make a statement. In this Ardency Inn Natural Lip Color Pencil, mine do! James Vincent, director of artistry and education for Ardency Inn, told a crowd of beauty bloggers at a recent event that he loves the look …

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Feb 07 2014

Zoya Naturel Nail Art

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Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. When I receive new Zoya collections to review, I am always excited to swatch them and share them with you. Zoya is usually one of my favorite releases each season. But I also love putting them aside for a month or two, then revisiting the collection as a whole and finding …

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