3 Simple Steps For Calming Angry Skin

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We’ve all been there. You’re feeling adventurous and try a new moisturizer, or primer, or foundation, and have a horrible allergic reaction on your skin. Or for some unknown reason, you wake up and your skin is puffy, red, blotchy, and itchy. Trying to cover it with makeup only further irritates it, and then you’re left with an even bigger mess.  Many drug store moisturizers, washes, and toners contain chemicals which will make your skin even angrier, so this is a great time to seek out natural remedies that will get your skin calmed quickly.

Try our favorite three skin-calming steps in succession, or try one or two separately, depending on the severity of your symptoms. You’ll be feeling fresh, de-puffed, de-itched, and redness-free in no time!

Try these creams or use our home made remedies below


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Chop Your Locks And Pay It Forward

What is one of the first things to get thrown by the wayside after you have a baby? That’s right. Your 45 minute hair routine. Who has time to wash, dry, and style for that long when you could be getting in some vital sleep?

Many moms make the decision to chop their flowing locks rather than keep them in a messy knot on the top of their head for the next few months. Often, this hair is falling out in massive amounts anyway, so you will be relieved to see a little less of it in the shower drain. So, you have decided to make the cut, but now what…

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4 Simple Ingredients to CLARIFY Skin

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In an average day, our skin is exposed to hundreds of irritants – free radicals, pollution, sweat, grime, and makeup, to name a few.  These irritants can do a number on skin, and make it appear dingy, spotty, and dull.

We are going to show you a natural face mask that contains 5 ingredients that are probably already in your kitchen, and will help clarify  your skin – meaning, clear out the junk! This is critical to preventing breakouts, and keeping a youthful appearance.  Proper skincare goes a long way in terms of anti-aging effects, which is something we all can get excited about!

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Non-Toxic Diaper Bags: Ergo Organic Travel Pack

Moms love to be prepared for any and all types of situations and catastrophes when out with their children. Sometimes it’s so hard to squeeze diapers into a diaper bag, because it’s so full of other kid stuff that there’s no room for actual diapers. And when something is actually needed out of the bag? Forget it. The contents of the bag can get so disorganized, so jumbled, so messy, that it’s a huge ordeal to dig out whatever it is you’re looking for.  The Ergo Organic Travel Pack will make your life oh-so-much-easier!

The Ergo Organic Travel Pack is the ideal diaper bag for three reasons: it’s babywearing-friendly, dad-friendly, and clutter-friendly.

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Boob Design: Spring Maternity & Nursing Wear

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You might have read about our favorite nursing clothing  here at Daily Mom. Boob Design offers great nursing wear and we love their line  for nursing. But aside from having great nursing options, Boob Design  also has a line of comfortable, functional, and stylish clothes for pregnancy. So now that Spring has sprung if you’re pregnant, Boob Design is your go-to source for the perfect pieces for your Springtime maternity wardrobe that will transition into nursing wear.

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Breaking in high heels

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You enter the store and your eyes scan the room, excited and giddy. You zero in on the perfect match for you. The clouds part, and a chorus of angels erupts! You have found your perfect pair of heels! 

But then you begin the dreaded process of breaking them in to make them perfectly yours and your imagination suddenly strays to blisters, and limping through your day.

What if there were some tips to alleviate the pain of breaking in your heels, without investing the hours of  discomfort leading up to it? Read on for some tips that may just save your soles some agony!

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Playful Spring Patterns From Polarn O. Pyret

There is something so refreshing and exciting about new spring clothes – almost as refreshing as the spring air blowing through the windows after a long winter of being cooped up inside!

As you’re looking for fun new pieces to add to your children’s wardrobe for spring, think of one word: patterns.

We are in love with the whimsical, playful patterns by Swedish clothing company Polarn O. Pyret. If you haven’t discovered their patterns yet, you are in for a real treat!

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Non-toxic Diaper Bags: JJ Cole

The hunt for the perfect diaper bag is a hard one. Every woman wants something extremely functional, but still incredibly attractive. A bag that doesn’t scream out “Hey! I’ve got some spit-up covered clothes and nursing pads in here. Cute, huh?” A bag that could pass as a purse, if you weren’t toting around a precious baby with you. That diaper bag is hard to find, but we have found it in the perfectly understated, JJ Cole Satchel Bag.

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