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5 Products to Keep Your Skin Hydrated All Winter

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Disclaimer: A few of the links below are affiliate links, which means that, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. By February, I’m over winter. The novelty of wearing boots and sweaters is long gone, I’m tired of all my outfits being hidden by coats, and my skin is drier than the Sahara. Literally. I dreamed the other night that I was trapped in a desert sand storm…

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LipSense: A Brutally Honest Review

Beauty, Reviews
Variety of LipSense tubes

If you open my make up drawer, you’ll see a lot of lipsticks. Red, mauves, berries and pinks in tubes, liquids, creams … you name it. It’s a true United Nations of Makeup, representing brands and shades of all colors, sizes and price points. I don’t really WANT this many lipsticks (or for Liz to nominate me to be on Hoarders) but I simply cannot find one that I like AND will stay on past my morning coffee. I found…

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Seven Beauty Products Every Mom Needs in Her Purse

Beauty, Mom Life

Like most moms, I got 99 bags but not the one damn thing that I need in it. It takes two trips to load or unload the car each day, and I somehow leave behind my hot cup of coffee or gym bag (which may or may not have been an accident). Because life is crazy, there are a few beauty products that I always make sure I have in one of my bags so I can at least look…

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5 Summer Beauty Hacks You Need to Know

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Summer Beauty Hacks

During the summer, I want to look like a swimsuit ad: tousled beach waves, highlighted to perfection; a sun-kissed complexion; and glowing, bronzed skin. Unfortunately, even models need a team of beauty pros and a few hours in the stylist’s chair to perfect that “natural” look. And mama ain’t got time for that. So, here are a few tricks I’ve learned over the years to save time and money and look my best when enjoying a day in the sun. Look for a…

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Try This Trend: How to Wear Blue Mascara

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Great Lash Blue Mascara

Note: I received a free sample of Maybelline’s Great Lash Royal Blue mascara from Influenster. All opinions expressed in this article are my own and, as always, are brutally honest. #mamadontlie When the blue lash trend re-emerged on the Spring 2017 runways, my 90s kid heart was really excited to  re-create bold, blue lashes. But I was worried. Is this a beauty trend a thirty-something mom living in the ‘burbs can pull off? And then – as if from God himself – I…

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Fake Your Bake for Spring Break

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This post is for the women who, like me, feel a little bittersweet about the warmer temps and vacation planning. Yeah, sure, it’s fun to shop for dresses and shorts and dream about lounging in the sun, sipping umbrella drinks. But the reality is you will likely be spending your weekends and vacation serving orange slices and Capri Suns in between games of Marco Polo at the pool. And it also means the time has come to shed the opaque tights, exposing to the…

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The Best Dry Shampoos When You Don’t Want to Wash Your Hair

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The Best Dry Shampoo

  As a busy mama sometimes washing your hair every day is just too much! Sometimes it’s because you were up half the night with a sick kid and sometimes it’s just because that beachy wave look is just easier to pull off with 2-Day hair! Plus I’m pretty sure we’ve read that it’s healthier for your hair to not wash it every day. At least that’s the story we’re going with! Whatever the reason, we’ve asked our multitasking, hair…

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4 Steps to the Perfect Bracelet Stack

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What It Is:  Bracelet Stack. Arm Candy. Whatever you call it, wearing multiple bracelets is a huge fashion trend these days. And I don’t mean the middle school days were we all stacked as many embroidery thread friendship bracelets as we could on each arm. Think of this as the grown up version of that. How To: 1) Choose Your Anchor Piece – Whether it’s a watch, wrap bracelet like this Tory Burch wrap, or just a favorite of yours, choose…

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