Given the time I’m investing in procreating, and the long list of things I love but can’t have (like wine, gin, unpasteurized cheese, sushi, enzyme peels and retinols), I’ve been trying out some alternatives. And I’m happy to tell you that. . . I have found the holy grail of pregnancy and breastfeeding skin care for mamas with hormonal, troublesome skin.
I have been in love with all of the bright lips J. Crew is now known for. It's instant glam for date night (and we have…
I was disgusted and incredulous when veteran moms sagely told me, whilst pregnant with my eldest, “You’ll never take a shower again. . . ” But in truth, they were partly right. Midnight and 3 AM wakings plus dressing two other people in addition to myself, then feeding said people plus 9 AM drop offs and other myriad activities does not a well-coiffed mommy make.
Given that both S. and I had the same debasing experience of gazing upon our lovely mothers’ radiant visages and wondering what the hell we were doing wrong, we knew there had to be some trick of the trade. Here’s what it is: Clarisonic, a sonic skin-cleaning device developed by scientists, engineers and the primary inventor of the Sonicare toothbrush.
This question is probably geared toward Scotti, since she is the make up guru. I would like to wear red lipstick for Christmas. My guy saw it on an actress in a movie we were watching and said “You would look good in red lipstick” Hint taken! Spice it up already.
What colors are best? And I’d like to do nail polish, too? Obviously they can’t match, (Can they?!?!?!) but should I go bright red on the nails, too?
I’m not going to be spending beau-coup bucks on either item since it will probably get busted out for Christmas and NYE and then pushed to the back of the drawer.
Each summer, I begin a quest that ultimately leaves me frustrated and my lips dry: the quest for a lip gloss with SPF. Yes, you can find lipsticks with SPF, or chapstick types with SPF. But gloss? Good luck.
However, this summer, spurred on by the EWG’s latest sunscreen report (and the fact that I’m pregnant), I started my quest up again. This time, I think I’ve found a near-perfect combo…