DIY Wax: Our Not-So-Scary Experience and Tips for Smooth Success

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Home waxing has always made me nervous. I have sensitive skin and have heard horror stories. The image of microwaving wax and spilling it all over my hardwood floors kept running through my mind. But a mama doesn't always have time to get to the salon for professional treatment, so when I received a …
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5 Beauty Products for a Polished Post-Workout Look

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I have a confession: I love products, mainly beauty products. If I could play in beauty products and make-up all day long without being judged, I would. I follow blogs and shop out of beauty catalogs, all the while my husband shakes his head at my growing collection. Even after workouts, I try to …
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Beauty in the Trenches

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Motherhood doesn't feel particularly glamorous. You have moments during pregnancy when your round belly prevents you from being able to tie your shoes, and shaving and DIY pedicures are out of the question. Then once the baby arrives, you're sleep deprived and tired. Your boobs are leaking milk all …
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Products We Love for New Moms

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New moms deserve a lot of love. With pregnancy, delivery, breastfeeding, recovery and sacrifice of sleep, they also deserve some really nice things like daily massages. But since that's not always possible, a little retail therapy never hurt, right? Here are a few products that hit our inbox and …
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Two Products for a Little Pregnancy Pampering

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Pregnancy can be a little rough. From cravings for hot dogs to nausea that won't quit to all kinds of puffiness and pain, it can seem that there is no end to the crazy things your body endures during those wonderful 40 weeks. That's why every mama-to-be should take extra care of herself and be sure …
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Going Au Natural With Beauty Products

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When I get pregnant, I always become hyper aware of the chemicals surrounding me on a daily basis. I don't go overboard in avoiding them or anything --- it's pretty much impossible to avoid all soaps and detergents and shampoos and cleaning products --- but there are certain chores I don't do …
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Pamper With Pumpkin: A DIY Fall Scrub

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It's fall, and that means all pumpkin, all the time (as I sit sipping my pumpkin-flavored coffee.) In honor of Fit Bottomed at Any Age Week over on Fit Bottomed Girls, we thought we'd celebrate over here with a little pumpkin pampering.  This yummy DIY Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub comes courtesy of Indie …
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How to Apply Sunscreen for the Sunny Days Ahead

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Now that the weather is finally warming up, I've become a crazy Mama Sunscreen Bear. Luckily my kiddos are pretty good about letting me lather them up with lotion, but sometimes I find that I'm so concerned about preventing their sunburns that I forget about my own protection. This is an excellent …
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