Tag Archive: Orly

Oct 08 2014

#31DC2014 Days 25-31

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Disclaimer: Some previous samples. See bottom. It’s the final installment of #31DC2014!! And I’m proud to display this badge (Chalkboard Nails’ Sarah had them created for finishers!) on my blog! I used a total of 78 nail polishes over the course of the 31 days, and I consistently found use for my Nubar Two-Way Nail …

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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 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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Aug 06 2014

Orly Smoky Collection for Fall

Orly Smoky Collection fall 2014 swatches and review on BeautyJudy Blend

Disclaimer: Purchased by me. When I saw the Orly Smoky Collection for fall while covering Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas in July, I knew I wanted every single piece of that collection. And as soon as I saw it, I picked it up. It’s packed with diversity in finish and formula, and I found almost …

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Jul 18 2014

A Cosmoprof Sneak Peek at Collections from August to the Start of 2015!

precision nail lacquer fall 2014 collection Enchanted cosmoprof north america beautyjudy

There was so much to see and learn at Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas earlier this week, that I almost didn’t know where to start! But it’s a huge show for nails, so I figured, what a better place to start than by sharing upcoming nail polish collections from across the showroom floor! There’s a lot …

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Mar 17 2014

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Disclaimer: Purchased by me. I have seriously slacked on the holiday nail art posts. I’ve done the nail art, just not the posts! So I decided I’d make my simple St. Patrick’s Day nail art more than just an Instagram photo! I’ve been seeing this leprechaun hat and belt idea popping up all over the …

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Mar 11 2014

Orly Baked Collection for Summer 2014

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Disclaimer: Purchased by me. The last thing I expected this week was to come across a summer collection – I’m still reviewing spring sets! But while walking around IBS New York City 2014 Sunday, I stopped to look at the colorful Orly booth. That’s when I spotted the Orly Baked collection for summer, and the neon …

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Dec 30 2013

25 Favorite Nail Polishes in 2013!

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Disclaimer: Some samples. See  bottom for more. I like to look back at my pictures from the year and think about the polishes I really loved, and manicures I wanted to leave on until they were ugly with chips! So I’ve put together my favorites from 2013. I’d love to hear if any of my …

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Nov 28 2013

Happy Thanksgiving 2013!

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 Disclaimer: All purchased by me. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I’m thankful for so many things, all year round. But there’s no reason to miss an opportunity to say it out loud! For my U.S.A. friends here, I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. But for ALL of you: THANK YOU, GUYS! I appreciate YOU, all …

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Nov 25 2013

Kiss Disney Villains Nail Art Kit – Ursula

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Disclaimer: Purchased by me. I had very little time this fall for nail art, but I felt so inspired when I picked up the limited edition Kiss Disney Villains Ursula  Nail Art Kit from Walgreens! You might remember these sets came out a couple months ago – there were four, Ursula, Maleficent, Evil Queen and Cruella De …

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