Do-It-Herself Tween Girl Hair

Tween: the age between little girl and teenager.

Also, the age where your little girl no longer wants your help (or opinion) when styling her hair. Whether she’s following trends, following her fellow tween girls, or just following her own creative heart, your tween is ready to do her hair all on her own. If you have one or more of these girls in your home, here are some tips for your tween to tackle her own hair with minimum skill required.

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Breastfeeding in Style 2015

If you are a nursing mother you have likely realized that nothing you had sitting in your wardrobe seemed to work correctly or live up to the functional task of breastfeeding your baby. Babies aren’t always the most patient little diners and when you have a child who is ready for their “meal” the last thing you need is to be fussing and fidgeting while they are growing impatient. Not only are we showcasing clothing that is fantastic and functional but we have rounded up great nursing clothing that is also fashionable! At Daily Mom we love to share all the wonderful benefits of breastfeeding with our readers and what better time than during Breastfeeding Awareness Month. When you think of nursing attire does it conjure up visions of tasteless clothing? Let us assure you that after you read this, you will no longer feel that way! Fashionable and functional can certainly go hand in hand.

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Care-Package Must Haves for The College Girl

Care Package Must Haves for The College Girl

Do you have a daughter or granddaughter that just flew the nest away to college? If you don’t have kids that age yet, perhaps you are looking for a unique gift idea for your faithful babysitter as she leaves for college, or know someone overseas with the military. Regardless of the exact situation, care packages are a simple way to tell someone that you are thinking about them when you are apart. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite brands to feature in our college girl care package must have roundup for this fall.

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Back to School Beauty Basics

Back to School Season has come in like a lion and seems to be in full swing. Maybe your kids started in very early August, or maybe their first day is rapidly approaching. Regardless of when they start, one thing is for certain-if you have pre-teen or teenage girls you are certainly in for more than just clothes, shoes and new backpack shopping. Girls everywhere are concerned at younger ages than ever about things like hair-do’s, makeup and skin care. Many times, once your kids are rounding middle school, gone are the days of messy hair and unadorned faces. Today, we would like to tackle what can be a tough topic for many parents to come to terms with – the “beauty habits” of their teens. From some tips to a few great recommendations, this will hopefully ease some of the concerns you have or help to give them a good starting point.

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What is diaper rash and how do you stop it?

What is diaper rash, and how do you stop it

This is a sponsored post written by Daily Mom on behalf of Balmex for IZEA. All opinions are 100% ours.

Your sweet little baby is plagued with chronic diaper rash. What is it from? Is there anything you can do about it? Can you prevent it from occurring again? Read on to see what the common causes of diaper rash are- and how you just may be able to finally nip it in the bud.  

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Stylish Camera Bags for Moms

School is back in session (or will be soon) and if you’re like us, you’re knee deep in back-to school shopping. But, why should our kids have all the fun?!

This year, we decided to treat ourselves to new bags… camera bags! Because, let’s be honest; these days if you’re a mom, you’re likely a mom with a camera. Whether that camera be your smartphone, a point-and-shoot or a DSLR; between now and next May when school is out again for the summer, there will be many an event to capture.

So, toss out your old bag and upgrade to one of these stylish camera bags! 

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Year Round Resort Accessories


A vacation spent at a resort isn’t complete without a few accessories. Heck, even a regular day isn’t complete without an accessory or two! Bags, sunglasses, shoes, and hats are accessory essentials that must be stylish, yet still practical when spending time in the sun and shopping with the girls. Read on for some of our favorite resort accessories that will go perfectly with your new resort wardrobe.

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Busy Mom Beauty Basics: BB Cream and Mascara

When you become a mother, the statement that “there is never enough time in the day” takes on a whole new meaning. Quickly, your time is no longer your own and you learn to adapt and adjust to a new routine. This new routine probably means that the time you used to spend primping and prepping in the bathroom has been drastically reduced, if existent at all. The good news? For starters, your children love you just as much with messy hair and sans makeup. For days when you need a quick pick-me-up or mornings where you are running to the office and out of time, there is still hope! BB Creams and CC Creams have become all the rage over the last few years, and with good reason. Smooth some of that on your face and make your eyes pop with a few classic swipes of mascara and you will be ready to tackle the day! Today we are bringing you some of our favorite creams and mascaras to help you narrow down the hunt for the perfect multi-tasking products. In our search we were specifically looking for products that are truly good for your skin and free of many harmful ingredients in order to showcase only the best!

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10 Perfect Summer Diaper Bags

The heat has settled into most of the country and summer is definitely upon us! This time of year calls for bright, airy designs as well as beautiful colors, and your diaper bag is no exception. Is it time to trade in your trusty diaper bag for something new and exciting? We have scoured high and low to find some of the best diaper bags for this summer! And the best part? When summer is over, they will still be going strong. Whether you are looking for a practical backpack, a fashionable tote or something in between, we’ve found something for everyone!

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Clean Up Your Skin Routine

Clean Up Your Skin Routine

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, absorbing up to 5 lbs of makeup each year! Yes, you read that correctly! Everything you put on your skin gets absorbed into your bloodstream directly–bypassing the kidneys, your bodies built in defense system for the harmful chemicals that may enter via our food. This is all the more reason that some skin care experts are recommending that we start paying more attention to our skin care routine. From your soap and exfoliants, to your lipstick and eyeliner, it’s time to lend a more critical eye to what goes on your skin and into your body. This article will focus on your basic skincare products–from soaps and toners to your anti-aging lotions, creams, and serums.

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5 Reasons to Ditch Your Cheap Shampoo and Conditioner

5 reasons to ditch your cheap shampoo and conditioner

Taking a stroll down your local grocery store’s shampoo aisle can be very intimidating. Between specialized formulas for hair types, chemically treated, or even curly hair, well, needless to say, there isn’t a shortage when it comes to shampoo and conditioner being accessible to everyone and their mom’s hair type. But, whether you’re shopping in a drug store, health store, or even your beauty salon, you need to arm yourself with knowledge to combat the toxic chemicals or irritants that lurk inside even the most popular brands of shampoo and conditioner!

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Makeup Bag Must-Haves: The Basics

Makeup Bag Must Haves- The Basics

Whether you are pruning your makeup collection or building from the basics up, having and maintaining a go-to makeup bag simplifies life and helps insure those few moments of self-care and pampering. Caring for your skin and applying makeup is not something to impress others; it is something meant to be a precious few moments to appreciate your beauty, and care for it, then enhance it. Here are a few tried and true products that will be great residents of your basic toiletry kit.

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4 Essentials for an at Home Spa Day

Doesn’t a day at the spa sound lovely? No screaming children and certainly no hiding in the bathroom for a few minutes of sanity. Just a day of bliss and relaxation. Like most busy mothers, surely this sounds like just what you may need. Unfortunately, this “Spa Day” can come at the expense of hundreds of dollars-for just the one day! While it may seem worth it to spend the money and savor every last relaxing minute, perhaps it is just not in the budget. Even if it is in the budget, consider getting the most for your money and creating a relaxing spa-day in the comfort of your own home.

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No Fuss Summer Hair

Oh the woes of summer hair! Heat fizzling your hair into lumps of sweaty, limp locks? Humidity puffing your hair up into a bushel basket full of frizzy mess? We are here to rescue you, armed with three great summer styles that will have you playing your hair “A-Game.”

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