Tag: top coat

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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January 2017 Empties!

January empties post beautyjudy

Disclaimer: Some PR samples. See bottom for disclosure. I’ve decided to do an empties post for my last post of the month every month! This is a bit of a challenge for me, because I don’t think I finish much makeup, but I decided to incorporate all aspects of beauty, including things in my shower …

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Subtle Changes to my Beauty Routine in Pregnancy

Cult Nails Wicked Fast

Disclaimer: Some PR Samples. See bottom. Over the course of my pregnancy, I’ve found myself making subtle changes to my beauty routine. The majority of these changes involve how I take care of my facial skin, as my normally sensitive skin needs evolved. In December, for example, I found myself having to put aside my …

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KBShimmer Clearly on Top, Pink Sugar Moisturizing Nail Polish Remover, Scrub Review

KBShimmer pink Sugar Sugar Scrub review on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. I have been a long-time fan of KBShimmer nail polish, but I actually hadn’t tried any of their other hand/body products, or any of the brand’s treatments, until the last couple months! I received samples of four items to try, including the brand’s cuticle oil, which I reviewed here if you’re …

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Milani Color Statement Quick Dry Top Coat

Milani Cosmetics Color Statement Quick Dry Top Coat review and swatches on BeautyJudy

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom. With the launch of its new Color Statement Nail Lacquer line, Milani Cosmetics also introduced a new Quick Dry Top Coat! I’m a HUGE fan of the quick dry top coat, and I’ve tried a ton. Here’s what I look for in a quick dry top coat: Actually dries fast! …

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JulieG Jet Set Quick-Dry Top Coat – Early Review

Received as a gift. See bottom for more. This past Saturday, I spent the day in New York City with Mom – it was a cold, but fun day that started off with a visit at a  Rite Aid (534 Hudson Street) to see the Jesse’s Girl crew, where Julie G had a meet and greet …

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Nordstrom Anniversary Presale Starts Tomorrow! Check out Butter London’s Special!

Guess what came in the mail yesterday? The Nordstrom Anniversaryl Sale catalogue. *Sigh* I immediately looked for the oil slick bags that Rebecca Minkoff showcased during Fashion Week earlier this year but I didn’t see any. Not that I could afford one anyway. SO. WEDDING. POOR. ( I know, it’s for my wedding but still, …

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Cult Nails Get It On and Wicked Fast

I’ve shared my five Holy Grail top coats in a previous post, but things are ever-changing in the world of nail polish, aren’t they?! I’d like to add a sixth top coat to my list of favorites – Cult Nails Wicked Fast. And to that point, the brand’s base coat, Get It On, ain’t bad …

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Top Five: Top Coats

If there is one beauty product that I go through en masse, it’s top coat! As a nail polish blogger, I’ve tried a lot of different top coats to find a handful that will keep my manicure looking fresh and glossy – with minimal chippage – for the duration of time I wear it. While I …

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