Spring Nails for the Trendy Mama


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 

DIY Lipstick Tutorial

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


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


  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


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...]



As the trends turn away from a thick, dark strip of monotonous lashes and toward generous, pretty lengths with a more natural feel, we couldn't be more excited. Embrace the new with a few falsies mixed in among your real fringe, or simply up the ante with a strong, come-hither mascara. Here are some … [Read more...]

Five Beauty Buys to Try this Season


Stepping outside your beauty comfort zone is an important way to up your confidence and make it through winter with your personality intact. From mud masks to crimson lips, up your game this season and leave those cold-weather cares behind. Mud mask: warm up with a healing, detoxifying mud … [Read more...]

How to Use Hot Jewels

How to Apply Hot Jewels

Are you ready to try Hot Jewels? These super fun glitter temporary tattoos are perfect for adding sparkle without breaking the bank! Hot Jewels are easy to apply and stay on for days. There are so many awesome designs to choose from: As you can see Hot Jewels take seconds to apply! Here's … [Read more...]