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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

Affordable Makeup Must Haves

With all the makeup products out there, it can be hard to know which ones are worth the money. We’ve compiled a list of our top favorite affordable makeup products to take the guesswork out of your decision. From primers and foundation to blush and false lashes, we’ve got you covered with amazing products with a wallet friendly price tag. Whether you’re in need of new makeup, you’re just starting your makeup collection, or you just love trying and learning about new makeup, read on to see which ones made our list and why!

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How to Keep a Natural Looking Tan Through Winter

Unless you live somewhere tropical, winter usually means dry, chapped skin and zero tan lines. While there’s absolutely nothing wrong with fair skin, some people just feel more confident when they have a golden glow. We have the perfect sunless tan routine to get you through winter, and not only can you do it in just a few hours, it doesn’t involve unsafe tanning beds! We’re sharing our favorite way to get a natural, olive toned tan using Loving Tan’s 2 Hour Express Tanning Mousse. Read on to learn all of our tips and tricks on how to get a beautiful tan and how to maintain it during these cold winter months.

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Beauty Favorites for Winter

The changing of the seasons usually means we’re also changing up our beauty products and routines. In winter, we’re switching to products that hydrate, nourish, moisturize, and do us all the favors to combat the harsh elements that winter brings. We’ve got you covered with some of our favorite beauty products to not only give your body the nourishment it needs, but keep you looking and feeling your best throughout winter.

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Everything You Need to Know About Wearing False Lashes

Everyone loves long, voluminous lashes, but unfortunately we aren’t all naturally blessed with them. Thankfully, we have the option of using false lashes to give us the look of beautiful, plentiful lashes we love. False lashes can elevate even a minimal makeup look and add that extra “something” to make your eyes look stunning. False lashes can be intimidating if you don’t know how to apply them, much less how to make them look natural. Read our detailed post filled with all the tips and tricks on applying false lashes, and you’ll be a pro in no time. 

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25 Holiday Treat Ideas

The holidays are jam packed with parties, dinners, and gift exchanges. For most people, this means baking or whipping up something sweet to bring along or serve to their guests. We’re giving you some sweet inspiration with 25 treat ideas and recipes that are sure to be a hit this holiday season. We’ve got a mix of elegant and kid friendly sweets, so no matter what your occasion there is something for everyone.

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How to Properly Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Do you know what’s lurking in your makeup brushes? The hairs hold onto makeup and can act as a breeding ground for bacteria if they aren’t cleaned regularly and properly. This makeup buildup can consequently be the culprit in causing your skin to break out. Read on to learn how to properly clean your makeup brushes to not only kill bacteria, but keep your brushes looking and feeling like new.

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You’re Invited to Daily Mom’s LIVE Holiday Extravanganza!

Be sure to tune into our Holiday Extravaganza Giveaway we’re hosting on Facebook LIVE November 15th-18th! We have 4 events:

We have so many amazing brands participating, and we’re giving away over $6,000 in products — you don’t want to miss it! Be sure to visit and “Like” the Daily Mom Facebook Page to RSVP to these fantastic events, plus get notifications when the giveaways are LIVE. We can’t wait to see you there. Good luck!

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Daily Mom’s Beauty & Fashion LIVE Holiday Extravaganza

With the holidays fast approaching, we’ve got you covered on some amazing brands and products that would make the perfect gifts for beauty and fashion lovers. Be sure to enter for a chance to win something from our $2,200 worth of giveaways! 

We have partnered with several brands to show you the latest and greatest in the world of beauty and fashion for mamas, and we are bringing them to you LIVE on our Facebook page on Friday, November 18th at 1 PM EST. Check out the information below to learn more so you don’t miss out on some cool products and amazing giveaways!

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Unexpected beauty benefits of activated charcoal

Activated charcoal is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when someone says, “beauty ingredient”, but if you’re not incorporating it into your beauty routine, you could be missing out. Although it may not sound like the most glamorous ingredient, activated charcoal can do wonders for your skin, hair and even your teeth. Read on to see how you can skip the harsh chemicals and use activated charcoal to get bright white teeth, healthier skin and voluminous hair.

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Daily Mom Spotlight: SmarTrike 5 in 1 Tricycle

With all the struggles and decisions that come with parenthood, figuring out which toys and kid products are worth the investment shouldn’t be one of them. Kids play with their new toys for a few weeks and then many of them fall victim to the depths of the couch cushions and the darkness of toy boxes, never seeing the light of day again. Ok, that sounds a little dramatic. But seriously, it can be frustrating to buy things that don’t hold your kids’ interest for long. That’s why when searching for the latest and greatest toy, some questions usually come to mind: Is this going to get a lot of use? Will it be worth the money? How long before they grow out of it? We’ve taken the guesswork out for you on the 5 in 1 Trike by smarTrike® — It checks all the boxes, and we’ll tell you how.

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DIY Pumpkin Hair & Face Mask

In fall, most people go crazy for pumpkin flavored everything pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin beer, pumpkin bread — and the list goes on. This fall, why not give yourself the ultimate treat and pamper yourself with a pumpkin based hair and face mask? With the added dry air that comes with fall, it can be damaging to skin and hair. With just a few ingredients, a pumpkin mask will nourish your hair and give you glowing skin by restoring its moisture. Read on to see just how to make your own DIY all-natural pumpkin mask in the comfort of your home.

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