Judy Rusk

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National Lipstick Day 2019!

*Four of those things are not like the others…* This National Lipstick Day I decided to celebrate with my nails! Lipstick is my favorite makeup item, it has been since I was a little girl begging my mom for a powdery light pink creme Wet n’ Wild lipstick at the five-and-dime store she worked at called …

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Physician’s Formula Murumuru Baby Butter Tropical Getaway Collection

I purchased this. I’m a sucker for those last-minute, impulse buys at the drug store while browsing the makeup aisle. I ran into CVS for a half gallon of milk the other day and walked out with some new drug store goodies – something I haven’t done in a while. Purchasing the Physician’s Formula Murumuru …

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Zoya Barefoot Summer 2019 Collection

zoya summer box barefoot summer collection

Disclaimer: PR samples, see below. We are rounding the corner of July and heading into August next week, but there is still plenty of time to get your summer nails on! Zoya released its Barefoot summer collection with cheerful cremes and shimmers that offer a real variety – from sparkling neutrals to bright pastel cremes, …

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KBShimmer Seas the Day!

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom Just want to point out before I go any further…those flamingoes are my actual lawn ornaments, in front of my Floridian home, haha! KBShimmer‘s latest collection, Seas the Day, is full of seven beautiful “sun-bleached” crème polishes in tropical colors, and three multichrome, flakie toppers! The combination of the topper …

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May Empties 2019!

Disclaimer: PR sample previously provided, see bottom. I had a bit of a light month on empties in May, with a lot geared towards the amount of travel I’ve been doing, and the excessive use of cleansing wipes I’ve been doing. I really have to keep baby wipes handy by my makeup station but more …

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KBShimmer Polish Pickup and Indie Pickup June

KBShimmer After the Rain sugar scrub Polish Pickup

Disclaimer: PR Sample, see below Confession: Polish and Indie Pickup this month might make me broke. I want ALL the Weather-themed related things! But I’m kicking off the month sharing one of the combos that I’d be putting in my cart first if I didn’t already have it: KBShimmer’s polish, What Does It Mean? and …

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Favorite Brands – Makeup, Nails, Skincare and Accessories!

Pixi beauty

I have a constant ebb and flow of favorites- favorite lipstick formula, favorite foundation, favorite this or that. But no matter how many different brands I try and fall in love with, one thing generally stays constant: My favorite brands! I thought it might be fun to share a few of my favorites and to …

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KBShimmer Suns Out: Tri-Thermal with Aurora Shimmer

KBShimmer slay la vie

Disclaimer: PR sample, see below. Friends don’t let friends settle for tri-thermal nail polish collections that don’t have aurora shimmer in them. So I’m here to tell you, KBShimmer‘s nine-piece Suns Out tri-thermal collection has launched just in time for fast-approaching summertime to satisfy my need for polishes that do tricks (I’m such a sucker …

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April 2019 Empties

My April empties ranged from hair care, skincare to makeup and nail stuff – I am really stoked at how I’m doing going through product this year. I used up $152.59 worth of product in April, bringing my 2019 total to-date to $505.12! How did you do this month?! KBShimmer Picture Perfect Cuticle Cream in …

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May PPU & IPU: KBShimmer Inspired by Rainbow Brite, Pop Rocks

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom I clearly remember my obsession with Rainbow Brite. OBSESSED is how I can best describe my feeling about her beautiful, bright clothing and her furry little sidekick Sprite. I had all the plush toys, watched the cartoon. It was a simple time, back when Play-Doh was cool and I still …

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