Tag Archive: NYX

Apr 28 2017

April Empties!

LEH Soap Company Beach Waves spray

Another month, another round of empties! This month, I found among my “highlights” that I used up a beloved hair product, more soap and deodorant, and another foundation. Since I do this monthly series, I feel more motivated to stick to a skincare or hair care product so I can finish it, and include it in …

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Mar 24 2017

NYX Cosmetics Epic Ink in Victorian

NYX Cosmetics Epic Ink Lip Dye in Victorian swatches and review by BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I bought this. I can never resist a NYX Cosmetics lippie, so I snatched up one of the 12 new Epic Ink Lip Dye lippies in Victorian. Here it is swatched on the back of my hand: As you can see, it’s still drying in parts! It dries to a matte finish. Here it is …

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Feb 13 2017

Too Hot…Don’t Tell…Be True…Crazy 4 U…Conversation Heart Makeup

Valentine's makeup look Kat Von D Pastel Goth Alchemist palette on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples, see bottom. I went to a wedding a couple weeks ago, and I decided to do a Valentine’s Day theme for my makeup and nails. I thought it’d be a fun look to recreate for a Valentine’s date, too! For my nails, I wanted something a little flashy to offset the gold and …

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Jan 18 2017

Total Control: NYX Cosmetics’ New Drop Foundation

NYX Cosmetics professional makeup brush #22 foundation BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: I bought this. Forever in search of that HG foundation, that’s the life of a beauty blogger. Or a woman with rosacea who likes variety. Whatever way you look at it – it got me here, with NYX Total Control Drop Foundation and the coordinating Total Control Drop Foundation Brush. The idea behind this …

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Jan 04 2017

Pastel Eye Liner

Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow palette Too Faced Sketch Marker Papaya Peach BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples; see bottom for full disclosure Parts of this post originally appeared in the Burlington County Times, in the Beauty Beat column, January 3, 2017. Pastels are starting to make a comeback, and it’s not nails that get to have all the fun this time. It’s the eyes! Last month, Kat Von D posted …

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Jul 29 2015

Happy National Lipstick Day!

Kat Von D Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Ayesha swatch BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples. See bottom. I’m obsessed with lippies – possibly more than nail polish. So I could not let National Lipstick Day pass me by! I skipped a couple hours of sleep last night in between baby feedings to share with you collages of some of my favorite lips of the day from the …

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Sep 11 2014

NYX Cosmetics Tinted Moisturizer

NYX Cosmetics Tinted Moisturizer review and look on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Some press sample. See bottom. Because of my rosacea, I prefer a foundation for my face makeup. But, I keep an open mind and I’m always pleasantly surprised when I discover a tinted moisturizer, light coverage foundation or powder that is able to cover what I feel are my imperfections – basically, my redness. …

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Feb 19 2014

THANK YOU – My Five-Year Bloggiversary Giveaway

Disclaimer: Some items are from PR, some purchased by me. See below. I can’t believe that today marks my FIVE-YEAR BLOGGIVERSARY! It seems like just yesterday, I sat down at the computer with just an idea of giving myself an outlet, a place to point to when a family member or friend asked me for …

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Jan 10 2014

Confession: I’m Obsessed with NYX Lipsticks

Disclaimer: Purchased by me I have many, many favorite brands and formulas when it comes to lip products like lipsticks and lip glosses.And it’s a true toss-up as to whether I obsess more over lippies or nail polish/nail art, and I have the makeup-hoarding closet to prove it! But there’s one brand in particular from …

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Aug 20 2013

NYX Precious Pearls

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom for more. NYX Cosmetics launched three nail kits earlier this year centered around the micro bead embellishment mani called “Precious Pearls.” At first, when NYX told me about Precious Pearls, I thought it was the brand’s answer to the texture trend, and it would be a polish along the lines of …

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