NeriumAD Nighttime Skin Cream Giveaway

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Admitting your age gets harder as you get older. Defying your age is even more difficult and Cassondra Benton with Nerium International wants to help. NeriumAD is an age-defying skincare product derived from the Nerium oleander plant. Nerium’s goal is to make people better. Their skincare products are blended to help nourish your skin and provide real results. Nerium products work to reduce the appearance of: Fine Lines and Wrinkles Discoloration Uneven Skin Texture Enlarged Pores Aging Skin Want a {Read More}

Burt’s Bees Lip Gloss Giveaway

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Burt’s Bees Loves My Lips Sweepstakes Sponsored by Burt’s Bees Organized by Budget Earth   Do you love natural makeup? You aren’t the only one! Even professionals love to complement their own natural beauty with makeup that complements our skin and natural coloring. No one showed this better than Burt’s Bees’ during their partnership with Steven Alan in New York Fashion week. Lead Make-Up Artist Katey Denno showed off the beautiful of natural colors by pairing Burt’s Bees new Lip {Read More}

IMMERSE Ultra-fine Nourishing Carrier Oil Giveaway

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Simply Aroma is pleased to release our newest product: IMMERSE – Ultra-fine Nourishing Carrier for Face & Body Watch what people say about Immerse. Immerse is a beautiful blend formulated from a variety of oils to provide the perfect moisture balance. This unique carrier oil blend is very light and absorbs quickly with no oily residue. Immerse is delicate enough to use as a facial moisturizer leaving your skin feeling radiant and soft. Immerse contains: Grape Seed: Contains strong antioxidant {Read More}

Top Five Lipsticks For Transitioning Into Fall

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If you don’t have time (or desire) to do a full face of makeup, a sweep across your lips with a good lipstick can make all the difference in the world in how you feel that day.  As we’re heading into Fall, it’s time to put some berries and reds in with your peachy lip products.  I’ve included five great lipsticks with a variety of price tags here.  Pick one (or many, I won’t tell) to add to your collection {Read More}

The Cleanser from Repêchage Is A Solid “Re-Buy” Beauty Product

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I let you guys last week into my big beauty problem secret: I’m an adult who still gets acne.  My doctor says it’s from stress.  I say, “Duh.  Kids.”  My cleanser options have been pretty limited for the last couple of years.  I can use a heavy cleanser from the supermarket, the same one that I used as a teen, but I’ve found that it leaves me with tight dry skin.  Wrinkles like dry skin, so that’s a bad idea. {Read More}

My Smooth Face Smells Like A Chocolate Latte #khchocolate

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Did the words “Mocha Latte” get your attention?  I know it gets me every time. Hello, my name is Brooke and I’m a chocoholic. When the Karin Herzog brand reached out to see if I wanted to try their chocolate face cream, how could I possibly resist?  I washed off my makeup the first night and put on my face cream without saying anything to my fiance.  After sniffing my hands like a child, I walked downstairs to his library {Read More}

3 Beauty Basics For Tweens And Teens This Fall

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Have you ever watched a beauty how-to on Youtube?  How many products did they use in the last one you watched?  A lot of young girls are getting their advice for their beauty routines from the internet and they’re in a sea of beauty products.  Here’s how to help the tween in your life get started with makeup without going overboard.  Pick which of these works for the age of the teen in your life. {These are also great for {Read More}

My New Anti-Mom-Eyes Routine + Altchek MD Giveaway

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Anyone else have “Mom eyes”?  You know, the shiny bags with a hint of purple?  I definitely do.  Between my anemia, parenting-induced sleep deprivation, and years of dragging concealer over the area instead of patting it, I managed to do some damage.  I’ve started working very hard to undo my panda eyes.  There’s a stack of five-ish different eye creams on my counter, but I wanted to try a few products meant to work together and give myself a better chance {Read More}

Floral and Stripes Nail Art For Girls – Back To School #NailArt

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Nail art is a wonderful way to give little girls some beauty individuality without delving too heavily into to the world of makeup.  Usually the younger the child, the more impatient, so this is one without a lot of drying time required.  It looks great on short nails, so feel free to try it on yourself too! Colors Used:  Sally Hansen “Jumpin’ Jade” “Na Na Na” from One Direction’s The Looks Collection Rimmel’s Rita Ora “Lose Your Lingerie” Rimmel’s Rita Ora {Read More}

Jamberry Nail Wrap Giveaway

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Sponsored by: Jessica Johnson, independent representative for Jamberry Nails. The story of Jamberry Nails begins with three sisters who possess distinct personal tastes, but share a love for style. After an expensive afternoon together at the nail salon, Lyndsey, Christy and Keri vowed to find a simpler, more cost effective way to keep their hands looking polished, while still spending time together. After lots of trial and error, the proprietary nail wraps of Jamberry Nails launched in late 2010. The DIY, at-home {Read More}

Jamberry Nail Wrap Experience

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If you have been a fan of www.momtobedby8.com for a while, then you have seen us feature numerous small businesses and even more so show support for women owned companies. That belief that even the smallest idea can take flight and grow into something short of a miracle is still very strong. So when Jessica Johnson, independent representative for Jamberry Nails, reached to me about doing a review, I was happy to do so. More about Jamberry Nails The story {Read More}

Five Ingredients For A Beauty Salad

Five Ingredients For A Beauty Salad

The news goes wild with food fads.  Eating to feed your beauty interests is so much easier than following some strange juice diet and hoping for clear skin from it.  When you’re experimenting with foods that help with your complexion, a salad is the perfect vehicle for it.  There are dozens of superfoods for your skin and hair that you can put right on top of your favorite salad to sneak them into your diet. Soy How To Get It {Read More}

Easy Americana Nail Art For Beginners

Easy Americana Nail Art

I’ve been very into doing a single nail nice and artsy while leaving the others plain lately.  It’s like my way of saying, “Look!  I snuck away from the kids for a while and put in effort!” without giving them enough time alone to destroy anything.  Get into something maybe, but no full-on destruction as long as there’s a large tub of Legos nearby. For the upcoming 4th of July parties, I threw together a small flag design that uses {Read More}

Custom Nail Solutions Nail System Giveaway

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Hosted by Give Oh Giveaway & Sponsored by Custom Nail Solutions How much money do you spend on getting those long, beautiful nails? I know I go to the nail salon every 2 weeks just to fix all the chipping polish. It drives me crazy when my polish is chipping. For decades, women seeking longer beautiful nails had limited options: Genetically you are blessed with long natural nails or subject yourself to harsh grindings, filings and toxic chemicals with acrylics {Read More}

10 Essential Items for your Beach Bag

10 Essential Items for your Beach Bag

If you are planning a trip to the beach this summer then you probably already know to pack the sunscreen and your sand buckets, but there are some other essential items for your beach bag that everyone needs to pack. Don’t let your beach time get ruined because you have to spend all your extra money and time looking for these essential items. Ziploc Bags: Toss a few ziploc bags in your beach bag to collect shells as well as {Read More}