Invisible Threads

Invisible Threads

10/31/2014, posted by ,

Since I founded Judith August Cosmetic almost 30 years ago, women from all over the world have reach out to let me know how they have been affected by their own cosmetic challenges. Some simply want to improve their appearance by camouflaging minor flaws like under eye circles and fine lines, while others are affected… Read more »

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How to hide Post Surgical Scars Beautifully and A Tale of the Most Amazing Breast Reconstruction Surgery Few Women Know About

08/25/2014, posted by , under:

Camouflage Cosmetics and Concealers have always been a blessing for women who have undergone facial and cosmetic surgeries. It’s wonderful to be able to hide every sign of scarring until things fade beautifully on their own. But what’s even more gratifying for me personally, is to hear stories of women who have benefited from my… Read more »

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7 Beauty Routines We Don’t Recommend

06/26/2014, posted by ,

Discovering unique beauty secrets that work magic for you is one of the nicer aspects of being a woman. I, like many of many us especially love finding simple beauty routines that involve natural, everyday ingredients. But, I have to say, some beauty tricks my friends have shared with me over the years seem to… Read more »

Facial Exfoliation: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Facial Exfoliation: Too Much of a Good Thing?

05/09/2014, posted by , under:

Spring is in the air, a season for new beginnings! In the world of beauty and cosmetics, one tried-and-true way for a fresh new start is exfoliation. Regularly removing dead layers of facial skin gives your concealing products and makeup a smooth “canvas” to work on. Plus, younger, fresher skin is hiding just below that… Read more »

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Top Ten Tips for a Gorgeous “Selfie”

04/07/2014, posted by , under:

Hate how you look in “selfies?” Don’t panic. We’ve discovered ten expert tips for taking a great selfie. In fact, we’ve got the inside scoop on how to look absolutely stunning in your smartphone photos. After all, our mission at Judith August Cosmetics is to help you put your best face forward in every situation…. Read more »

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The Kindness of Strangers

02/20/2014, posted by , under:

My first experience developing “The Everything Pencil ™ Face and Body Concealer was due to a desire I had to help strangers who were facing skin issues. As a “Post Operative” makeup consultant for cosmetic surgeons in Beverly Hills, I was tasked with teaching women who had experienced everything from elective surgery to car accidents… Read more »

Meet Your Anti-Wrinkle Angels!

Meet Your Anti-Wrinkle Angels!

02/02/2014, posted by , under:

What skin issue bothers you the most? The polls are in and a majority of you said WRINKLES! YOUR ANGEL BY DAY: The Everything Pencil™ – ULTRA LIGHT Use this color pencil under your foundation and see how lines seem to soften and disappear. Can you see your Angel at work? YOUR ANGEL BY NIGHT:… Read more »

Women Who Inspire: Camille Duskin, Gateway Arts Foundation

Women Who Inspire: Camille Duskin, Gateway Arts Foundation

01/07/2014, posted by , under:

Women, who inspire me, are the women who take the time to inspire others. Camille Duskin of Las Vegas, Gateway Arts Foundation is just such a person. Over the last few years, she combined mature performance artists together with youthful artists in a successful mentoring/scholarship program to develop the young master to greatness. Gateway Arts… Read more »

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Happy Holidays – Woof, Woof!

12/21/2013, posted by , under:

In the frenzy of Christmas And last minute blogs We thought we should mention The joy of our dogs We’ve all been through turtles, hamsters and guppies But all of our treasures, have shown up as puppies, to rescue Well…what could we do? But wonder…which one here, is rescuing who? Anxious and waiting at home… Read more »

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THE NEW PILGRIMAGE

11/25/2013, posted by ,

As Americans, Thanksgiving is our day to pay homage to the wonderful life we lead. We travel miles to find home. We hug and hold the people that we dearly miss and we feed complete strangers because we have more than enough to share. In line at Best Buy or the soup kitchen or in… Read more »

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The O Word

10/28/2013, posted by , under:

It was my birthday last month and my darling friends took me for lunch and as we are all “living” in the second half of our century, we boo-hoo’ed all the hateful words associated with the word old…”Older, is a much better word than the word old”, I said, “There is a marked difference in… Read more »

Survey Questions and Answers

Survey Questions and Answers

10/09/2013, posted by , under:

Six Whole days of a makeup free face! Yippee! No makeup for me! I’m not going to cover up any age spots, sunspots or dark under eye circles-not worrying about wrinkles, lines or an occasional zit! I’m on vacation; bare faced and carefree on the California coast! Of course I’m hiding all of the above… Read more »

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Thank you for taking our survey, we love you too!

09/19/2013, posted by , under:

A big THANK YOU! To all of you who participated in the Judith August Cosmetic Solutions survey. The positive feedback was valuable and the suggestions we take very seriously. However, according to the responses, “more of the same” is a good thing. I guess we just keep doing what we are doing. Yeah! On a… Read more »

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Back to School: Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

08/29/2013, posted by , under:

When was the last time you took your children- or-grandchildren “Back to School” Supply Shopping? Well, the only pencil I have thought about for many years are The Everything Pencil™- Face and Body Concealer and its sister, The Erasezit™ Antiseptic Concealer. I happen to be in New York last week where two of my grandchildren… Read more »

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Top 5 Products in My Makeup Bag

08/11/2013, posted by , under:

Back in “the day” you could find at least five lipsticks, six eye shadows, several lip and eye pencils, mascara, eyelash curler, lip balms, brow color, brow wax, and more in my bag! Today I can truly confess I don’t have tons of items I use on a daily basis I have simplified!!! It may… Read more »

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Women Who Inspire

07/11/2013, posted by ,

By owning a company that specializes in camouflage cosmetics, which addresses ways to cover up and conceal any flaw, I marvel at the women who come through my website and feel pride as each inspirational tale colors my world. Amber Carmen, founder of Tangled Tantrum Socially Conscious Products for Children By owning a company that… Read more »

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

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It’s Mother’s Day and once again time to celebrate “Mom’s”; beautiful, nerdy, athletic, creative, overworked, powerful, simple, incredible, loving, intense, reliable, sensitive, hard core, interesting, busy moms. Many are extraordinary woman celebrating mother’s and father’s day, conquering the challenges of single handedly raising successful, wonderful, productive, well-adjusted kids. Katherine Phelps is just such a woman…. Read more »

A New Year, a New You: A Contest!

A New Year, a New You: A Contest!

01/03/2013, posted by ,

Share your BEAUTY resolutions for 2013, and get a chance to win a cosmetic kit from Judith August Cosmetics! Just hop on over to our Facebook page and answer this question: “What’s your New Year beauty resolution?” Tell us about the changes and goals you have for yourself, your beauty regimen, or anything to do… Read more »

New VIDEOS from Judith August Cosmetics

New VIDEOS from Judith August Cosmetics

11/29/2012, posted by ,

We’ve updated our videos over on YouTube! Make sure to check out what’s new, including videos about our latest offering, the GOTCHA COVERED book, which contains secrets to looking younger, naturally, using our amazing product line. For more information, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/JudithAugustCosmetic and remember to “LIKE” us (if you haven’t already) on our Facebook community page:… Read more »

Thank You Ulta & Smashbox

Thank You Ulta & Smashbox

10/22/2012, posted by , under:

I was an unsuspecting “Female” visiting the Ulta Cosmetic Store a few weeks ago looking for hairspray for my husband. Walking in, I was blinded by the lights and cameras, there were makeup artists…even hairdressers. The place was jammed with customers who were there for a “Smash Box” cosmetic promotion, all wanting the photographer. A… Read more »

Good-For-You Foods for a Younger You!

Good-For-You Foods for a Younger You!

09/20/2012, posted by , under:

There are lots of healthy foods out there, but there are specific foods that are particularly good for your skin and body when it comes to looking and feeling younger. Barley. The antioxidants and nutrients in hulled barley can help stabilize blood-sugar levels and insulin. This helps your body retain collagen, which is essential in… Read more »

Follow us on Facebook!

Follow us on Facebook!

08/27/2012, posted by , under:

Social media has made it so much easier to acquire knowledge! Did you know that we have an awesome community on social media, through our Facebook page? We’ve been posting updates on everything from summer makeup tips to makeup that helps you look younger and fresher. We’d love for you to follow us on Facebook,… Read more »

WHERE TO GET NAILED!

WHERE TO GET NAILED!

08/21/2012, posted by ,

There I was, visiting my daughter and my adorable grandchildren one morning, on the North Shore of Long Island when I suddenly discovered a few hours of free time. The kids were at school, the house was clean, the dishes done… what to do? What to do? Of course! My favorite “pamper past time”… a… Read more »

5 Simple Summer Makeup Tips

5 Simple Summer Makeup Tips

07/19/2012, posted by ,

Summer’s official kicked in, as have the climbing temperatures. This can mean horrors for our makeup regimen, especially since the summer heat brings with it a whole load of problems for your cosmetics. Be armed with the right techniques, so that your makeup this season won’t melt, but rather last. Get sun protection for your… Read more »

Create Your Image!

Create Your Image!

01/17/2012, posted by ,

As we enter 2012, more people than ever are becoming aware of the image they project to the outside world. Sexy, intense, bold, beautiful, powerful, natural – whatever your image is, are you aware of it? Whenever you walk into a room, every eye upon you is a camera. CLICK! The image you exude is… Read more »

Do The Tangerine Tango

Do The Tangerine Tango

01/03/2012, posted by ,

It is interesting to think that “happiness can be a color” but it’s true. Think about Gray… what happens in your brain… “ugh… gray… gray skies, gray pallor, gray ashes.” Now… think ORANGE! And not just any orange, but the newest color of the design season… “TANGERINE TANGO!” nice how just the thought brings you… Read more »

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Winter Skin Care Tips

12/07/2011, posted by , under:

It was an exquisitely beautiful day in Las Vegas day and in a couple hours I was headed for New York. Before leaving for the airport, as I was walking my dog Lola, I wondered, “Why is it always a perfect day when we are headed for the coldest city on earth?” Perfect weather days… Read more »

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How to Clean Makeup Brushes

12/02/2011, posted by , under:

If you were to examine your make-up brushes under a microscope, you’d be quite surprised (and likely a little disturbed) by the visual. In addition to old make-up and dead skin cells, your brushes harbor pore-clogging dirt, bacteria and oils. The good news is there’s a simple, inexpensive solution! Frequent washing of your make-up brushes… Read more »

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A Time to Give Thanks

11/22/2011, posted by , under:

A few thoughts to share on why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Even though there is much uncertainty in the world today each and every one of us can look inward to see the everyday blessings we encounter on a daily basis. These are certainties we can count on! I’m now in New York City… Read more »

Jenny & Jeremy… Wedding Day!

Jenny & Jeremy… Wedding Day!

07/19/2011, posted by , under:

Last month I described the amazing wedding I attended at Bullock Wilshire, promising to get back with you on the charming young couple and more about the event…so, here we go! First, the darling groom, that Jenny describes as “seven year stand-up comedian, working as a screen writer…. sitting down!!!” couldn’t have been more loving… Read more »

Protect Your Skin From UV Rays

Protect Your Skin From UV Rays

07/07/2011, posted by , under:

I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July weekend! I know I did. As I’m sure everyone had some fun in the sun, I want to take a moment to stress the importance of protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. You’ve heard it a million times, but there is a good reason for… Read more »

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

06/20/2011, posted by ,

Last weekend I had an “out of body” experience. My husband and I attended the wedding of the son of my “forever friend”, Wilma. What a special event it was! Jeremy and Jenny got married. A perfect match! More about this delicious couple later. The wedding took place at one of Los Angeles “Historic Landmarks”…. Read more »

Celebrating Mom!

Celebrating Mom!

05/05/2011, posted by , under:

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! We love this time of year here at Judith August Cosmetics, because we get to celebrate the most special type of woman, Mom, Mommy, Mother, Madre, Mamma, etc. Mother’s Day is filled with flowers, pampering, yummy brunches, and of course giving thanks to the woman who provided unconditional love to you since… Read more »

HEALTHY GLOW

HEALTHY GLOW

03/28/2011, posted by , under:

There are distinct moments in a woman’s life, where we can recall, at the drop of a hat, the time we felt the most beautiful. A moment where every issue we normally analyze each time we brave the mirror, has vanished. And we feel completely natural, and one hundred percent ourselves. This is a moment… Read more »

Do you remember the first time?

Do you remember the first time?

12/08/2010, posted by , under:

Do you remember your “first time”? Of course you do! Looking in the mirror every day of your young life, nothing seems to change. Skin is smooth, eyes are un-lined, no dark circles, lipstick stays put and within the natural lip line, no feathering. Then, one unsuspecting day you pass by your trusted friend, the… Read more »

Concealer Makeup Tips and Advice

Concealer Makeup Tips and Advice

10/25/2010, posted by , under:

I like to think of getting older as entering “The Elegant Years,” and judging by the responses we got from our survey, those years are on many of your minds as well. I am happy to answer many of the questions I received and grateful that so many of you took the time to communicate… Read more »

Wants and Wishes

Wants and Wishes

10/19/2010, posted by , under:

I love coming up with ideas for new products and new ways to use cosmetics to make women feel more beautiful. But even more than that, I love hearing from the women who buy my products about /their/ ideas. No one knows better than you what you really want, so I recently conducted a survey… Read more »

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fab over forty loves orange masking creme

06/28/2010, posted by , under:

I was thrilled to be interviewed by Kari Solyntjes whose blog FABOVERFORTY is just right up my allet! She was most generous and kind for the time and energy she put into this interview and I thought you might like to read it…She made me feel like a real movie star just like my mother… Read more »

a few of my fav blogs

a few of my fav blogs

06/23/2010, posted by , under:

I admit it, I’m at an age where the blogosphere still befudles and amazes me a bit, but I’m a quick learner. Check out the following postings on a few of my favorite Judith August Cosmetic products. Invisable Stockings @ easymakeupvideos.com Orange Masking Creme & The Everything Pencil @ stylegoesstrong.com

Invisible Threads

Invisible Threads

06/21/2010, posted by , under:

I was interviewed the other day by a reporter. In addition to talking about my corrective cosmetics, she asked a provocative question. She wanted to know what I had learned about life vis-a- vis my business over the years. This brought to mind something I had not thought about for years. It is what I… Read more »

How Do You Get Rid of Eye Bags?

How Do You Get Rid of Eye Bags?

04/12/2010, posted by , under:

Nothing makes you look more haggard and tired than puffiness or fatty deposits under your eyes. If you have “eye baggage” in the form of eye puffs, which is often caused by water retention, allergies, sinus, too much sleep, or you may have actual bags, most commonly caused by a deposit of fat that settles… Read more »

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Life Choices: A Must Read

03/08/2010, posted by , under:

All of us have challenges and I’ve been a believer that there is an inner strength in each one of us that can be summoned to overcome the obstacles that life throws at us. It becomes even easier if we are fortunate enough to have the support of family and friends. This was never clearer… Read more »