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Kristen Love

Kristen Love resides in the Chicago area with her husband & two kiddos– an energetic toddler who will do anything to make his sweet, baby sister giggle (which doesn’t take much). She is the author behind The Love Notes Blog, a YouTube beauty vlogger, an extreme DIY’er, obsessive chick flick watcher, lover of all things pretty & her spirit animal is Li’l Sebastian. Connect with her! Blog: www.thelovenotesblog.com | Instagram: @thelovenotes | Facebook: The Love Notes Blog | Twitter: @lovenotesblog | Snapchat: @thelovenotes | YouTube: www.youtube.com/kristenlove13

The Busy Mom’s Guide to Eating Smart

It’s no secret that mom life is busy. It can often feel hectic, chaotic and sometimes just plain overwhelming. Whether you work in an office, work from home, or you’re a stay home mom, life gets crazy and it seems like there are never enough hours in the day. Unfortunately, it’s hard to eat right with a busy schedule and an endless to-do list. The first thought is usually convenience: fast food, delivery/frozen pizza, or even just eating what the kids eat— things like mac & cheese, chicken nuggets, grilled cheese and peanut butter & jelly. But if you’re trying to stay fit, your body needs more than that. We’re here to tell you that you can eat smart, even with a crazy busy schedule; it requires a little bit of thought and preparation, but it can be done! Read on for our Busy Mom’s Guide to Eating Smart.

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Top Picks 2017- Gifts for Dad

They always say that women are the hardest to shop for, however, here at Daily Mom, we tend to disagree.  We would day that, in fact, Dads are the toughest.  This holiday season we want to help make this process seamless and help you treat the dad in your life to something he’ll love and use time and time again. From a camera drone, to a draft beer system, we have you covered on our top gift ideas for dads that will not only make him smile, but will truly make him feel appreciated. So dig in, and forget the frantic panic that comes with picking a great gift.

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How to make your eyes pop with makeup

Ever looked at someone’s eye makeup and been amazed at how it makes their eyes just pop? Think you can’t achieve that look yourself? News flash: you can! And what’s better— it’s not as hard as you might think. There’s a secret to getting standout eyes, and it has everything to do with eyeshadow colors. Read on to find out which eyeshadows you should be using on your eye color, and the science behind why it makes your eyes POP.

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5 Ways to Build a Positive Home & How it Will Benefit Your Children Long-term

Creating a positive home for your children is not only beneficial to their development, but it instills qualities like confidence, compassion, patience, and kindness, among others. Home life largely influences a child and shapes them into who they will become, so it’s important to set a positive tone and create an environment where they can flourish. Today, we’re giving you five ways to build a positive home, and how it can benefit your children long-term.

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Getting UNready: How to establish a nighttime beauty routine

Establishing a nighttime beauty routine is probably one of the last priorities we have as moms — that is, if it even makes it on the to-do list in the first place. At the end of a seemingly never-ending day, we can hardly keep our eyes open, and the thought of doing just one more task, even something that should make us feel great, seems near impossible. We’ve all been there. But creating a nightly ritual is not only “you” time, it can also help you relax, leading to a better night’s rest. Read on for some tips on how to create — and continue — a nighttime beauty routine.

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6 Ways to Make Your Lips Look More Full

Not everyone is blessed with the beautiful and naturally full lips a la Angelina Jolie, but luckily there are some tricks to plump your pout. If you didn’t think there were natural alternatives to lip injections, think again! There’s an easier way to get fuller, plumper looking lips without using lip fillers, and we’re going to show you how. Whether you’re going for a natural or full glam look, we’ve got you covered with 6 tricks to make your lips look more full — for any occasion.

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Makeup Mistakes to Avoid & What to Do Instead

Do you feel like you’re doing something wrong with your makeup, or you just can’t quite achieve the look you want? We’ve compiled a list of our best tips for achieving a makeup look the pros go for. From choosing the right colors for your skin to proper application techniques, this info will help you step up your makeup game whether you like a natural look, full glam, and everything in between.

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How to transition your makeup from summer to fall

If you’re a makeup lover who loves to embrace the seasonal changes, it can be an exciting time when the air starts getting cooler, the days start getting shorter, and school is back in session— it means that Fall is approaching! But if you haven’t quite switched your wardrobe from tank tops, cutoffs and flip flops, to cardigans, leggings and booties, there are ways to prepare your skin and makeup bag for the cool weather ahead. Read on to find out 5 easy ways to transition your makeup bag from summer to fall.

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The Ultimate Skincare Guide

It’s no secret that everyone wants glowing, youthful, radiant looking skin — stores line their shelves with countless face creams and cleansers including everything from anti-aging and firming to acne prevention and sun damage reversal. Today we’re talking everything skincare and giving you a list of everything you can do to keep your skin looking its best in our ultimate skincare guide. Read to find out what you can do on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis to get the greatest skin of your life.

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How to Highlight and Contour For Your Face Shape

Highlighting and contouring is a makeup technique that fakes light and shadows to add depth and dimension to the face. Like any other makeup technique, highlighting and contouring tricks the eye into seeing what you want it to see. You can add attention to certain features, just as you can make other features less noticeable. Find out what highlighting and contouring can do for your face, and how to properly highlight and contour for your face shape.

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How to Use Color Correcting Makeup

It may seem odd to put colored creams on your skin before applying makeup — colors like bright orange, green, and lavender. We know it sounds scary, but hear us out. If you have dark circles, hyper pigmentation, or blemishes you are missing out big time when it comes to color correcting. Although using colored makeup may seem intimidating, we’re walking you through which colors target which problems, how to choose colors based on your skin tone, and most importantly how to achieve natural looking makeup.

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