Just a week away…

Christmas is just a week away and did you know you that you can make a wish list here at Makeup at The Grove Arcade? Yep you can get what you really like this year. Both men and women can create a customer file and add wish items to the file. All we need is your name, no emails, no address, just your name. This is also away for us to help serve you better. You will never need to keep up with all those product names again. Happy Holidays everyone!

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12 days of Giving

We’re excited to be one of the participating businesses in the 2014 12 Days of Giving. Every in-store Makeup Application appointment from December 18-31, 10% of the proceeds will go directly to ABCCM, Haywood Street Congregation and Western Carolina Rescue Ministries. So come see us over the holidays and help us to give back to those in need! For more info visit 12DaysAsheville.com

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Have you heard?!?

Just in case you haven’t heard Serenity+Scott Beauty has a YouTube channel. Yep that’s right. Now you can have your favorite Artists at you finger tips. There we will give you advice on how to achieve almost any look and talk about each of the products and the leading ways to use them. If you would like to see a video on a particular look or product email us and let us know. Follow us, also, on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Introducing Lavido

Lavido is a new skin care line out Galilee and we are one of the first boutiques in the U.S. to carry this beautiful and organically sourced line. Based with organic botanical oils and purified water sourced from the Sea of Galilee Lavido delivers powerful hydration. What we have enjoyed most about their line is how up front they are about their ingredients. You can turn over their package and you will find an asterisk beside each of their ingredients and how the ingredients are sourced.

 

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Beauty & Lifestyle Blogger Jessica Scull Review

Thanks, Jessica!

SERENITY + SCOTT BEAUTY BLUSH / BRONZER REVIEW

PRESS SAMPLEHi loves! Today I have several blushes and bronzers from my new favorite cosmetic company – Serenity & Scott! You may remember me talking about their face powder in my May favorites. I had the pleasure of meeting them at IMATS NY & The Makeup Show and they are just a delight to be around.  Thanks to my girl Sam, their products have changed my life! Let’s take a look at some of their gorgeous blushes and bronzers!

East coast meets West coast, classic meets free, in an epic love story…
A love of people, a love for the city of Asheville in the mountains of North Carolina and a love for diverse beauty.
SERENITY+SCOTT is the culmination of years of experience, love and the desire to help others find their own true style. This inspiring duo has personally developed a line of cosmetics designed to help you find your own version of gorgeous.
Their blushes and bronzers come in three different finishes – Sheer Shimmer, High Impact & Matte Powder.  All of them were EXTREMELY pigmented and very easy to blend out on the cheeks.  I have SO many on my wish list right now!
Swatches
I am absolutely in LOVE with Venice Beach! It is such a gorgeous peachy pink shade that is perfect for Summer. Pair it with The Hamptons bronzer and you are good to go!
S+S was also kind enough to send me one of their blush brushes! All of their brushes are vegan & cruelty free and made from circular cut Japanese synthetic fibers which makes them INCREDIBLY soft on the face!
This brand is definitely one to check out. Their products are incredible and affordable! If you do get the chance to meet them at a makeup trade show, I highly recommend picking up their powder foundation and blushes! They will change your LIFE!
Have you tried any Serenity + Scott products before? Is this a brand that will be on your radar?
Availability : Serenity + Scott

Price : $12

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*Provided for an honest review. All opinions are my own*

 

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Mascara Review by Beauty Judy

Thank you, Judy, for the glowing review…

Serenity + Scott Multi-Dimensional Mascara & Mini Lash Fan Brush

Disclaimer: Press sample. See bottom.

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

 

I left IMATS NYC with two new mascaras. I reviewed one a couple weeks ago, and after a week of wear-testing the second, I’m ready to share my thoughts on the Serenity + Scott Multi-Dimensional Mascara in Coal!

Serenity + Scott also offered me a Mini Lash Fan Brush from their brush collection with my purchase, as well, and told me that it’s great to get mascara in hard-to-reach places on the lashes, like to accent the very tips, and place product at the very root, as well.

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

 

Check out the brush on the mascara:

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

 

It’s a pretty standard brush head, and draws a good amount of product on it.

So how did it work? Well, here’s a comparison photo of my naked lashes, first!

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

 

I used it several times so I’ve got a few eye look photos to share! But here’s the first day I wore it:

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

 

I was pretty happy with the ease of application, and the look.

Here are a few other looks, to show you the consistency of the product.

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

Serenity + Scott Beauty Multi-Dimensional Mascara Review and Swatches 2014

 

This mascara definitely gave my lashes volume, and length! And I used the Mini Lash Fan Brush to get to the very tips of my lashes, although I admit, I didn’t use it every time I used the mascara, because I was happy with the performance of the mascara brush. I tried using it at my lash roots but I got mascara all over my eyeliner. Something I’ll have to practice at!

The Multi-Dimensional Mascara wore great throughout the day and didn’t irritate my sensitive, contact-wearing eyes. I received the raccoon eye look once, at the end of the day, immediately under my lower lash line. But the day I had it, I used a lot of contact rewetting drops, and also removed all of my eye shadow because it was crappy eye pencils that creased (that would be the next to last look). So I was constantly disturbing my eyes by touching them!

The Mini Lash Fan brush, by the way, is vegan and cruelty-free according to the brand website. It is made from circular-cut Japanese synthetic fiber.

Multi-Dimensional Mascara retails for $16 on the brand website here. The Mini Lash Fan Brush retails for $12 and can be found here on the brand website.

So what do you think about this mascara? Do you use a mini fan brush to help your mascara application? I’d love to hear your thoughts!

Disclaimer: I received the small fan brush to review from the PR Firm/Manufacturer . Please visit my Disclosure tab for more information on how BeautyJudy.com keeps it real!

 

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The Makeup Show NYC 2014

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We had such an amazing time at The Makeup Show New York City! This year they began with a gala, red carpet and all. Lady Bunny was the featured entertainment and Kevin Aucoin’s father was in attendance and spoke. Note the selfie with AJ Crimson! One of Scott’s highlights was seeing mentor Maurice Stein. A BIG thank you to Porsché and Zakyna for being the most beautiful models anyone could ask for and Corey Smith for adding a pop of color to our booth! We couldn’t have done it without you! It was such a pleasure meeting all of the press and social media mavens! A special shout out to Miss Niki, Samantha Reilly and Beauty Judy! We truly appreciate all of your kind words!

We are already prepping for The Makeup Show’s Chicago Show, June 6th and 7th. This will be our first time at the Chicago show, so we’re very excited to see who’s who in the Windy City.

 

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Introducing Doc Elliott

We are excited to introduce Doc Elliott to the men of Asheville! Three amazing formulas. Mustache Sculpt, Beard Balm and Beard Serum. Three scent options. Refined, Rugged & Raw. Pop into the shop and check them out!

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Blossman Gas, Goss Agency and Adam Taylor

This was so much fun. In spite of the constant rain and cold. The kids were so much fun! Thank you, Blossman Gas, Goss Agency and Adam Taylor!

 

Click on the images to view the commercials.
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Open Doors of Asheville

We were invited to do makeup for a photoshoot promoting Open Doors of Asheville‘s 2014 Art Affair. Thanks to Ananda Hair Studio, Stewart Young Photography, Royal Peasantry and all of the models for including Makeup at the Grove Arcade and SERENITY+SCOTT Beauty in your collaboration.

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