Tag: Stila

Fairy Tale Makeup Glow Using New Makeup Goodies!

urban decay troublemaker mascara

Nothing to disclose Sometimes I buy a few new makeup products at once, and I think, optimistically, “I’m going to review EVERYTHING! ALL THE THINGS!” And then I don’t. Maybe I  take all the product shots, but I never remember to take the pictures of swatches, or pictures of the makeup on my face. So …

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Stila Glitterati Lip Top Coat in Ignite

Stila Glitterati Lip Top Coat in Ignite swatches and review BeautyJudy

Lip Top Coats seem to be a new thing. At first I thought these were just glitzy lip glosses and rolled my eyes at the industry for making something old a new thing, but these are a little different. At least from what I expected. Basically they’re sheer (or pigmented, depending on the brand/type of …

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Pastel Eye Liner

Too Faced Sketch Marker Liquid Art Eyeliner swatches 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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BeautyJudy Covering Cosmoprof and What’s in My Travel Makeup Bag?

 Disclaimer: Some previous samples. See bottom. Last year’s show floor Every summer, hundreds of the industry’s best and up-and-coming brands get together at Cosmoprof North America, a forum for the beauty industry in the U.S. where attendees and exhibitors can network, share new and upcoming products and cultivate new business relationships. Cosmoprof starts THIS WEEKEND at …

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Nails, Toes and Travel Makeup for Cosmoprof!

 Disclaimer: Previous press samples and purchased products – see below for more details I always stress about three things when I go to Cosmoprof – my nails, toes, and what makeup to bring. Well, this is what I did for my toes: I’m obsessed with blue. That’s China Glaze Sunday Funday with a big toe …

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IMATS Haul and Getting to Meet Some Cool Peeps!

Disclaimer: Most products purchased by me. More details at end of post. I’ll post my roundup of first impressions from IMATS tomorrow, but I know everyone loves a good haul so…I’m doing a haul post. I figured, too, that if my wallet is crying, it should be for a good cause and I should get …

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Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner – in Triggerfish

At The Makeup Show Orlando, Stila had some amazing deals for show attendees. The booth was always packed whenever I walked by! My friend Cat picked up some lippies, and I chatted for a bit with one of the sales reps about the brand and what it was showcasing at the show (I wrote about …

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The Makeup Show Orlando roundup post

(Me on the left chatting with Jenna from Smashbox. My photographer for the day, Cat, took lots of photos like this and I found them interesting, seeing myself doing my reporter/blogger thing. I’m so used to being the one behind the camera!) As you may have seen in my day one post on Monday, The …

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It’s been awhile!

I haven’t posted in a couple weeks, but mostly because I have had a busy June! Work travel, birthdays, graduations, lack of available computer etc. etc! Up until a couple weeks ago, I also had two jobs. I have my career, but I also worked part time at a beauty retail shop. I decided to …

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Help! I’m melting!

In the dirty Jerz we’re having quite a heat wave – in the 90s since Saturday!! My first thought – aside from oh-my-God-it’s-skin-bearing-weather-ALREADY?! – is hmm. How do I keep my makeup from melting off my face?! Moisturizer I’ve been using two moisturizers in winter to help keep my skin hydrated. Prior to the Clinique …

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