BeautyKind: Shop and Give Back to Charity and free $50 gift code!

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Today I’m super excited to introduce you to BeautyKind, an online beauty retailer that I’m completely in love with!  I’ve mentioned before how much I love brands that give back... and this is where my love of beauty products and my favorite charities are coming together! When you sign up for … [Read more...]

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Polish for the Busy Mama

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Life as a mom does not give me the opportunity to get my nails done nearly as often as I would like. That's the sad truth -- but it doesn't mean bad nails are the whole story. The key to an at-home manicure is a solid formula that goes on nice and opaque for minimal coats necessary, and dries … [Read more...]

5 Ways to be Pretty in Pink this Season

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Whether saccharine or sassy, a dash (or a heavy dose) of pink can make any outfit super-special this spring. Have fun with shades, dimensions, and layering and bring out that inner girly-girl, even if she only makes a rare appearance. Here are five fun ideas: Preppy Alright, prepsters. You don't … [Read more...]

Spring Nails for the Trendy Mama

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It's finally time for a splash of much-needed color, and one place that works for everyone are the nails. Unlike liner and lipstick that carry with them some irritating color rules, any hue can work on anyone's manicure. Need proof? Here's what we're loving for spring. Shake things up with your … [Read more...]

Mommy Wants Candy, Too

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Gone are the days when hearing the words "Hard Candy" called to mind silvery-blue liquid eyeliner (though you can totally still get that if it's your thing). But if like me you'd rather leave the dramatic liners to the teen set, there's still a color-packed, stay-put, affordable makeup item (or ten) … [Read more...]

DIY Peachy-Pink Lipstick 

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Trying to go more natural in the beauty department? Why not make your own? This DIY recipe for Peachy-Pink Lipstick looks suprisingly easy! For ingredients, or to have your own DIY beauty projects delivered right to your door, visit HandmadeBeautyBox.com You will need:   4 oz Lipstick … [Read more...]

Paris in the Spring: Lancome’s New Hues

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Wouldn't it be lovely if we could all pack a bag full of floral flocks and head to Paris for the springtime? If that's your plan, then enjoy it, girl. But the rest of us will be sitting here in marginally nice weather wearing inspired makeup to get us through. I get tons of press releases on new … [Read more...]

You Glow, Girl: Best Bronzers for Everybody

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  The fairly pink cheek is a favorite, and I definitely am not going to suggest it's on its way out. But as you attempt to put your best face forward for spring, can I suggest cutting the pale and warming things up with the right bronzer? It can all get so confusing -- powder, gel, cream? … [Read more...]

Drugstore Beauty Buys

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Every few months, I love to scope what's new in the beauty aisle at the drugstore. I find that purchasing seasonal or trend-driven products at super-low prices is a great way to figure out if they're right for me. (Why spend north of $30 on navy mascara if it ends up making you look weird?) So, … [Read more...]