Author Archive

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

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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!

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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!

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

Choosing the right shade of lipstick for your complexion

Ever had someone ask you if you were feeling sick when you were totally fine? Surprisingly it could be because you are using the wrong makeup shades for your skin’s natural undertone. It’s important to choose lipstick colors that compliment your skin, and the shade you wear can make all the difference between looking stunning and looking unhealthy. Don’t know your skin tone or undertones? Read on to find out how to identify them and how to choose the right lipstick shades to match!

Continue ReadingNo Comments

7 Simple Makeup Tricks Every Mom Should Know

What lady doesn’t want in on top secret makeup tricks? Whether it is to enhance your regular makeup or to improve on your makeup look for special occasions, today’s makeup tricks can be helpful in improving product application, and more importantly, cutting down on the time it takes to get your full look on.

Here are 7 easy makeup tricks for people who want to get great makeup everyday:

Continue ReadingNo Comments

How to get glowing skin with makeup

Everyone loves to have glowing skin, but the truth is that most people unfortunately are not blessed with it naturally. The good news? You can easily achieve that radiant looking skin using makeup! With a few easy steps, you will have that beautiful, dewy glow without looking too oily. Read on to see which products we suggest using based on your skin type.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

5 Beauty Products You Didn’t Know Were Multipurpose

Why spend money buying a ton of different beauty products when you don’t really need all of them? We think your makeup should work as hard as you do, which is why we’re sharing some tricks on how to use your makeup to its full potential. Stop wasting money and lighten up your makeup bag — learn how to get the most out of your beauty products using these tips and tricks.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

5 Beauty Oils and How They Can Benefit You This Summer

Oils have been used in beauty routines for centuries, dating all the way back to ancient times — Cleopatra being the most well-known to take advantage of their beauty benefits. During the summer, our skin, nails and hair often pay for the frequent exposure to chlorine, salt water and harsh sun, so we’ve put together a list of our top 5 beauty oils to recharge and refresh your body this summer. These all-natural oils are used in their purest form, so you don’t have to worry about the chemicals or toxic ingredients that some skincare products contain. Read on to see which oils made our list and how they can benefit you and your body this summer.

Continue ReadingNo Comments