Tag: primer

March 2018 Empties

I enjoy doing empties posts because it motivates me to finish products and use certain things up. I like to see the culmination of what I’ve used at the end of the month, and the act of purging the empty containers makes me feel like I’ve gotten my money’s worth of whatever I’ve emptied. I’ve …

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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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Macy’s Beauty Box – September

I bought this. I loved my first Macy’s Beauty Box so much, that I didn’t cancel the subscription. And September’s box arrived the first full week of the month! I forgot how much I love subscription sample services; I never know what I’m going to get (actually, I believe Macy’s does tell you on their …

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Mehron SKIN Prep PRO™ Review

Mehron Skin Prep Pro review beautyjudy

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom. In recent months, I’ve been reaching for mattifying primers and mists and anything that can help my T-zone from becoming an oil slick by midday. When my face gets oily my makeup breaks down; and with a whole lot of red and rosacea underneath, it’s not a confident or comfortable …

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A Look at Veil Cosmetics

Veil Cosmetics Complexion Fix Corrector Concealer Highlighter review and swatches on Beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples. See bottom for disclosure. Sebastien Tardif, an internationally acclaimed makeup artist, founded Veil Cosmetics a few years ago out of a passion for skin and the desire to help achieve a revealed – not masked – complexion. Complexion is Tardif’s focus with Veil, he told me recently during an interview at The …

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Products I love right now!

Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipsticks Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Lip Top Coats beautyjudy

Disclaimer: I bought this. I recently did a video on YouTube (did you know I have a YT channel?! I’m starting to experiment with it more, hit subscribe!) talking about products that haven’t been hitting the mark for me, but there are products I haven’t reviewed yet (or might not get to) that I am in …

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Urban Decay De-Slick Complexion Primer

Urban Decay De-Slick Complexion Primer swatches review beautyjudy

I bought this. I don’t typically wear face primers, but I’ve got two that are in everyday rotation. Urban Decay De-Slick Complexion Primer is one of them. As I’m aging, my skin is changing. I find now that my skin gets very oily, making me look so slick by the afternoon. It doesn’t matter what …

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Cover FX Custom Cover Drops and Illuminating Primer

Cover FX Custom Cover Drops and Illuminating Primer review and swatches on BeautyJudy

Purchased by me. The downside of being a beauty blogger, and a makeup addict, is the tendency to always want to try new makeup, even when the makeup you have works just fine. However, the upside of being a beauty blogger, and a makeup addict, is … the tendency to always want to try new makeup. …

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Ardency Inn Americana Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. A lot of skin primers have a very velvety, smooth feel to them after you’ve applied them to your facial skin. Honestly? I don’t care for that too much. My favorite primer goes on like a moisturizer. Newcomer Ardency Inn Americana Ultra Lightweight Skin Perfecting Primer is a primer that feels like it’s good …

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Jane Iredale Starter Kit for Skin

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. Jane Iredale has introduced a new “Starter Kit,” a great way to try out two of its foundations, Pommist Hydration Spray and Smooth Affair Facial Primer and Brightener. These travel size cosmetics all come in a smart, travel-sized cosmetic bag with a mini powder brush and a huge mirror. It …

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