So I´m not so much of a new mami anymore. My baby is already in daycare! Time flies! As a fashion and beauty writer, I know that when you have a baby you need not only to LOOK good when you are out and about. You also need to FEEL good. So here are my tips to get both when you not only have to deal with yourself but also a baby, a diaper bag and maybe your handbag.
1.- Wear flats.- At least at the very beginning, it helps to ditch the high heels. You´re going to be pushing a stroller, carrying a bundle of joy and if you need to run after your toddler, flats are a much better option!
2.- Swear off white.- Yes, I know white and ivory are beautiful colors. I love them! But unless you want to risk getting them seriously stained, save these great tones for later on. I wore a lot of black and gray as a new mami for that reason!
3.- Wear comfy undies.- Even if you love thongs and cheekies, for a while you´ll be better off with comfy undies. Choose cute ones, like boxers, not granny panties. And to make these even comfier, add comfy liners to preserve them! the new U by Kotex Lightdays Liners are a wonderful choice.
So, in addition to my tips, here is something for you! Seguir leyendo
I love that it’s spring! I’m a beauty and fashion blogger and also the mom of a little boy. This means I get excited about change my wardrobe and pulling out of the closet lighter clothes, and even white pants! I love experimenting with new makeup trends and spring fashion, including beautiful new undies to go with my lighter clothes. I also get to enjoy weekends at the playground with my son during this time of the year.
The only days that any of these fun activities could turn into a potential disaster are the days of the month when I’m on my period. Because I have an irregular flow, I’m never quite sure of what kind of feminine protection to wear. And this has resulted in having to discard more than one favorite pair of undies. It’s not only a question of cost, but the fact that maybe the undies were a gift, maybe they are a seasonal style, maybe I just don’t want to have to drag my little boy to the store to stock up on more underwear. And then risk having to throw it away again because of leaks during that time of the month.
I was excited about testing U by Kotex® with 3D Capture Core* to see whether it would withstand the test of saving my undies and then share my findings with you. Well, I’m happy to report that this month I did not have to discard or even try to remove stains off of any of my pretty spring panties. The best part is that you can also test the product by signing up to receive free samples of U by Kotex®. Seguir leyendo
Flawless skin with primers
courtesy of Clinique
A primer is a cosmetic designed to use under makeup. As the name suggests, it prepares the skin for makeup application. What it does is smooth skin, cover pores with a thin film to conceal fine lines slightly, and other skin imperfections. It’s like preparing a canvas for a painting. Seguir leyendo
Quicckliner for eyes by Clinique. SRP $15
Quickliner for eyes by Clinique is an automatic eyeliner pencil that easily twists up ready to use. It glides on and smudges to a smooth blur of color. It comes with a smudge tool at the opposite tip. No need to sharpen, and it’s so silky that it glides on with no tugging. It defines your eyes and stays all day, which is my favorite!
Grapefruit: The good and the bad by Muffet
Bad news for those who enjoy drinking grapefruit juice. According to The Harvard Medical School, grapefruits seem to be dangerous when combined with prescription or over the counter medications. Grapefruits contain hundreds of complex chemicals. Doctors have not found out yet which one exactly is the culprit. But they suspect furanocoumarin. Which is also found in Seville (sour) oranges and tangelos. Seguir leyendo