One-Up Your Beauty Health: Hair Skin and Nails

This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Read below for more information on how you can enter the amazing sweepstakes this month.  Being a mother is a rewarding, but exhausting job. It's a marathon every day of running children to school, activities, ensuring they are eating balanced meals, getting to bed at a decent time, and cleaning up after them. It doesn't stop. So finding time to improve your health and beauty can be difficult. Finding time in my busy day to take care of myself sometimes just doesn't happen as often as it should. Between juggling the kids and working full time there are oftentimes not enough hours in the day. It's sad but true. I don't know how many days I … [Read more...]

Make a Resolution for Younger Looking Skin with RoC® Retinol

(Sponsored) This post was sponsored by RoC® Skincare as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. A couple of weeks ago I admitted to you that I am 35. Yep, 35. In my twenties, I dreaded turning thirty. Something about being that old made me want to freeze time. But, as thirty turned into thirty-one, and then thirty-two, and now thirty-five, I'm embracing each and every fine line that is appearing on my face. I kind of consider them little badges of honor. With every wrinkle, it simply means I laughed a little harder and have lived to become a little wiser. {It should be noted that I know longer feel as though thirty is "old".} When the package for RoC® Retinol Correxion® Deep Wrinkle Night Cream showed up … [Read more...]

How To Keep Your Makeup Light And Look Beautiful This Summer!

Ed Note: A big thanks to Karen A for contributing this article which will keep you looking great this summer! How To Keep Your Makeup Light And Still Look Beautiful This Summer! I’m a sucker for makeup. It doesn’t matter what brand. I can find something I love from just about every brand out there whether it be from Sephora, Target or the local drugstore. When it comes to summer makeup my motto is “out with the old and in with the new.” Summer is the perfect time to ditch old makeup and test-drive the season’s hottest colors, but it’s also important not to overdo it especially on extremely hot and humid days. The last thing you want is a ton of makeup melting on you face. Summer makeup should be simple and natural. Below are six fabulous tips from the pros on how to keep your makeup … [Read more...]

Top 5 Beauty Products We Can’t Live Without!

Have you ever finally stumbled on a product you now can’t live without – either after trying everything on the shelf or because a friend recommended it?  We’ve been there, and thought it would be fun to compile a list of some great things that make life easier for the team at Blissfully Domestic. Aveeno Eczema Therapy Moisturizing Cream – after a serious case of what we call “Adult On-Set Eczema”, our writer tried every product on the market – including paraffin wax dips -  in search of a solution for her husband.  It wasn’t easy – he hates greasy lotions, and his case was getting so bad that his fingertips were splitting.  Playing basketball while wearing gloves? No thanks. Low and behold -  Aveeno Eczema Therapy worked! Not greasy at all, and with regular use – his hands … [Read more...]

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...]

How to Pluck Your Eyebrows in 3 Easy Steps

Plucking my eyebrows is not the most entertaining item on my to-do list of grooming, but it's one of the easiest and most important ways to be a foxy mama which is why I'm here to teach you how to do it. Start off with your tools.  All you need for a basic pluck job is a pair of awesome tweezers {Tweezerman are legendary} and some cuticle scissors, and for a more advanced grooming, the gathering you see below. Step 1: Pluck above your eyebrow.  There are plenty of people who will tell you never, ever to pluck above the eyebrow.  And they are all wrong.  Did you see how many stray hairs there are above my eyebrow in that first photo?  What if I were to just leave them up there for the whole world to see?  That's not called grooming, it's called denial.  Don't go too crazy but … [Read more...]