Tag Archive: The Makeup Show

Aug 09 2017

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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Jun 26 2017

FACEatelier Ultra Matte Mist

Faceatelier Ultra Matte mist review on BeautyJudy

I bought this. This isn’t a long review with lots of pictures, but I think it’s worth a quick overview! At The Makeup Show NYC, I stopped by the FACEatelier booth. I can’t for the life of me remember who recommended it, but someone told me about their mattifying mist and since I’ve been struggling with an …

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Jun 16 2017

Mehron Goes Mainstream While Staying Pro

Mehron Beauty The Makeup Show NYC BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: PR sample. See bottom. (Makeup Artist Jinny at the Mehron booth creates an amazing body look during The Makeup Show NYC) While at The Makeup Show NYC, I stopped by the Mehron booth and chatted with Creative Director Stephanie Koutikas. Mehron reached out to me prior to the show to set up the appointment …

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Jun 12 2017

A Look at Veil Cosmetics

Veil Cosmetics Sunset Light Primer Serum Mixing Base review 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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May 24 2017

The Makeup Show NYC: Snapshot of My Experience on the Show Floor

Breakups to makeup The Makeup Show NYC BeautyJudy

At The Makeup Show NYC a couple weeks ago, I spent a good amount of time in sessions and chatting with creative directors, makeup artists and brand reps, so this will be a briefer show roundup than usual as I’ve got more focused coverage coming of brands like Mehron and Veil Cosmetics. I definitely think …

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May 22 2017

The Makeup Show NYC: Education snapshot post

The Makeup Show NYC 2017 Breakups to Makeup BeautyJudy

May has been bonkers, guys! I covered The Makeup Show NYC the first weekend of May, and as always, it was packed with educational opportunities, brands to discover and LOTS of awesome shopping. But of course it’s almost Memorial Day and I’m finally getting around to my usual show recaps today! So where to start…hmmm….I …

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Oct 07 2016

Bdellium Tools Auto Lip Crayon in Lil’ Red

bdellium tools Auto lip crayon Lil' red swatches review BeautyJudy 2016

Disclaimer: PR Sample. See bottom. I don’t think anyone could argue the power of a good red lipstick. Bdellium Tools Lil’ Red Auto Lip Crayon is confidence in a tube – the kind of red lipstick I would wear for a presentation or an event where I want to feel confident and sure to my …

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Oct 05 2016

Mustaev Maxi Volume Mascara

Mustaev maxi volume mascara swatches and review BeautyJudy The Makeup Show NYC 2016

Disclaimer: PR Sample. See bottom. Mascara is one of those beauty products that I can’t stop experimenting with; it’s convenient you should get a new one every  three months! I’m always looking for volume, length and curl. Even when I find it…I keep looking. I like drug store options, and I like department store options. …

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Oct 03 2016

Sephora Cream Lip Stain #13 – Marvelous Mauve

Sephora Cream Lip Stain in 13 swatches and review on BeautyJudy 2016

Disclaimer: PR Sample. See bottom. I am still obsessed with the matte liquid lipstick trend. I love that the industry is evolving the product, so now we’re getting metallic finishes. It’s just so helpful to have a lipstick that doesn’t transfer or leave gloss on my daughter when I kiss her a million times before leaving her at …

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May 11 2016

Youngblood Intimatte Mineral Matte Lipstick in Sinful

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Intimatte Lipstick Sinful Fever Flirt swatch BeautyJudy

Disclosure: PR Sample. See bottom. Left to right: Fever, Flirt and Sinful Intimatte Mineral Matte Lipsticks I’m forever skeptical that a matte lipstick can make my lips feel anything but dry – something I’m tolerant of, because I love the look, but it’s such a pleasant surprise to find one that doesn’t make me want …

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