How and Why to Use Eye Makeup Primer

Here's a quick vlog on something I think should be a part of every woman's eye  makeup routine: eye primer. You won't believe how it will improve the quality of your eye makeup look! … [Read more...]

The Best Hair Dryer in the History of the World

A few weeks ago, Laurin posted here about her love for her new hairdryer, the  Remington Emi Airwave Dryer Anti-Static Style System.  After reading her review about this amazing gizmo that styles your hair into waves as it dries, I was all ready to go buy one for myself. Then I kept forgetting every time I went to Target. Then, I saw this video of Laurin demonstrating the Emi on her local news. Amazing!! You must watch it. I ran out and got one for myself immediately, and I am happy to say that the Emi and I are now engaged in an exclusive, loving relationship.  It truly is the Best Hair Dryer in the History of the World! It dries your hair as it twists it into soft waves!  It only takes me about 10-12 minutes to go from soaking wet hair to beautifully styled … [Read more...]

Stylish Swimwear for Moms

I did an informal poll on Twitter a couple of weeks ago asking women how long it had been since they'd purchased a swimsuit. I was not surprised to find that like me, many of the women who responded hadn't purchased swimwear in several years. The last non-maternity suit I purchased was four years ago. You know why? Because I generally hate the way I look and feel in them! This year, we are thinking about joining a swim club, so I decided that I need to get a nice suit that fit my criteria, the "three c's" - cute, comfortable, and covered! So recently, I did the hard work for you (you're welcome) and tried on a bunch of suits to find out what fits best for moms who just don't think it's appropriate to chase after a toddler in a string bikini. When trying on suits for myself, the … [Read more...]

How to Wear the Trendy Tunic

Photo: I have recently embarked upon a love affair with tunics. I just purchased a couple and I have no idea how I ever lived without them!They are comfortable, cute, and cover a multitude of sins.They are also very versatile, and can be worn with jeans, capris, dress pants, leggings, or skirts.   Photo: 3 Tips for Wearing The Tunic Trend: Tunics can be worn for day or evening.Choose accessories to dress them up for evening such as a funky necklace, chic belt, or sassy heels. The shape of your tunic on top determines what you should wear on the bottom. Most tunics are either straight or A-line/empire waist.With a straight tunic, wear a wide-leg pant or A-line skirt.With an A-line tunic, wear skinny jeans or pants, leggings, or a pencil skirt. Tunics … [Read more...]