Posts Tagged ‘makeup’

How I Rescued My Morning Makeup Routine

Every mom dreams of peaceful mornings: a hot cup of coffee, a warm shower, and a relaxing start to her day. For most moms, however, that is rarely the case. Many times we are rushing ourselves out the door with our kids underfoot. Maybe you are a stay-at-home mom whose morning routine consists of hair in a messy bun, yoga pants on, and a quick brush of some makeup and you are out the door. Or you are a working mom who is expected to do more than the bare minimum to get ready each day and need something that is fast, easy, and provides the coverage needed to cover up those tired eyes and less-than-luminous skin. 

As a mom of three young girls, I am no exception. In fact, I’m more like the rule. Getting myself ready is usually low on the totem pole of the list of responsibilities I have in the morning, but I still like to have a decent amount of coverage before I head off to take my oldest to preschool or run errands. I want something that is light and easy to put on, looks natural, and helps to make me look fresh instead of the dead-tired exhaustion that I actually feel. That is where BareMinerals Complexion Rescue comes in to help me with my morning routine. 

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How to Disinfect Your Makeup Using One Household Ingredient

If you find yourself with a break out, you should think twice about using your makeup to cover up the blemishes. It could be the culprit!

When your makeup is exposed to air, light, unclean hands or a dirty work space, bacteria grows which is then transferred to your skin during application. Consequently, these same cosmetics that you are using to cover your breakouts can actually make things worse. It’s a vicious circle! The good news? You can easily sanitize your makeup in no time at all using one simple household ingredient…

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Gifts for Moms

If there is one gift you want to choose perfectly, it is a gift for a mom. Moms are the absolute best, if we do say so ourselves! It might seem like it is difficult to shop for the mom in your life, but we don’t think it is. Moms love their kids, coffee, wine, and feeling and looking their best. With that in mind, the gifts ideas presented here are custom tailored to the love’s of moms – so you can’t go wrong with any of these to make her day.

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Five Minute Makeup Tips

When we became moms, we didn’t realize how much our personal care fell to the wayside. During those newborn days, being able to shower felt like a personal accomplishment. It’s true that we tend to spend less time on ourselves, but don’t we still want to feel confident?

We know there are plenty of moms who don’t ever spend more than five minutes on their makeup, busy or not. However, each mom (and woman, for that matter) can benefit from a go-to five minute makeup routine. With that in mind, today Meg from Meg O. On the Go shares her 5 minute beauty routine.

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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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The Hottest Items for this Beach Season

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Beach season is in full swing, but it’s not too late to add some more items to your beach bag! We’ve rounded up some of the hottest, most unique, drop dead gorgeous, and amazing products that will make your beach vacation even more enjoyable. From beach tents to skincare products and swimsuits to sun hats, be sure to save room in your suitcases for these items that are sure to make you the most coveted after sunbather on the sand.

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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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31 Day Organization Challenge: Life Edition: Week 1

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Welcome to Week 1 of our latest 31 Day Organization Challenge! This summer we’re not only going to be lounging poolside, we’re going to push up our sunglasses and dive into organizing parts of our life. Summer break is a great time to get a head start on the school year and the fall season, so by putting in a few hours of work this month, you can begin the later half of the year freshly organized and ready to go!

This week we’re organizing The Essentials: those pieces of your life that you use on a daily basis that probably tend to collect more clutter and become disheveled easier and quicker than anything else.

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On-Trend Makeup: Three For Summer

Summer is a season to decompress, relax, and enjoy all that warmer weather brings. Along those same lines, the on-trend makeup for summer is lighter in texture and stays set in the heat. Using more natural, longwearing products gives you better odds of keeping your best face forward as the day – and your makeup – wear on. Keep reading for more about on-trend cosmetics for this summer season.

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On-Trend Makeup: Three For Spring

Spring is upon us and most of the recent beauty buzz has been about how to best update makeup basics with fresh Spring color and texture. So, what’s on trend for Spring? Fresh dewy skin, a pop-of-color eye, and an exciting juicy lip color! See how to tie together the “Three for Spring” below.

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Highlighting and Contouring Like a Pro

Much like taking a great photo, a beautiful, glammed up face is a play on getting just the right lighting. Whether you are spending the day in the studio, under lights, or want a little special something for a night out, knowing how to fake great facial lighting is a skill you might want to carry around in your back pocket. Since Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist upped the anty on makeup drama using these illusion tactics, there has been much gab about highlighting and contouring. The following simplifies the process so you can try your hand too.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Beauty Edition

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Mother’s are beautiful from the inside out. They devote themselves to their children and their families, tirelessly, and they love (almost) every second of it. Like most women, that doesn’t mean they aren’t addicted to beauty products. Whether it be a new fragrance, makeup, lotion or hair products, we are sure there it something that she loves. From a delectable new bottle of perfume to help her to smell even better, to some new makeup to help her feel ready to seize the day, we are sure you can find a gift here that will surprise and delight her.

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Ultimate Valentine’s Beauty Gift Guide

Ultimate Valentines Beauty Guide So many women just love their beauty products! A spritz of a lovely perfume, a little lipgloss to brighten that smile, the perfect blow-dry for the perfect blow out, these sometimes are enough to brighten up her day. If you are shopping for one of those women this Valentine’s Day, we have compiled a collection of some amazing beautifying products. Brighten up the dreary winter and help her indulge in her beauty habit this year.

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32 beauty secrets every Woman should know

32 Beauty Secrets Every Woman Should Know

Not all of you are makeup artists and hair stylists, but what if we let you in on some secrets that made you look like you were? As busy moms, some of you don’t even have time to shower every day let alone spend an hour doing your hair and putting on make up. There are thousands of unknown tips and tricks when it comes to beauty, and we are giving you the top 32, so you can be in the know.

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