beauty

Drew Barrymore’s 2-Minute Makeup Routine for Moms (WATCH!)

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Drew Barrymore, mom to Olive and founder of FLOWER beauty, always looks so fresh, pretty, and confident, doesn't she? What's her secret? In this exclusive for The Bump video and interview, Drew shares her 2 minute makeup routine for new moms, what she loves (and hates!) about motherhood, her most embarrassing pregnancy moment (oh,... read more

My Favorite Pregnancy Products

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As The Bump editorial team's resident pregnant woman (I'm 20 weeks as of yesterday -- halfway there!), I get the pretty awesome job of being a guinea pig for the latest products. After all, someone's got to see what works and what doesn't, right? So of course, I wanted to pass along a... read more

What’s Going On With Your Hair During Pregnancy? (WATCH!)

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If you're pregnant, you probably don't need us to tell you that pregnancy can do some pretty crazy things to your hair. For some lucky moms-to-be, it gets thicker and shinier. For others, it can get dry and frizzy and even thin a bit (eeek!). Watch this video to see what our expert says... read more

6 Mommy Must-Haves to Stash In Your Diaper Bag

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Lets face it, after having a baby mommy can start get stir crazy while being cooped up in the house in the cycle of nursing, changing, burping, napping and repeat. Suddenly a trip to the supermarket isn't just a routine errand, it becomes an exciting adventure! However when traveling with the baby and read more

Holiday Gift of the Day: NARS Blush in Orgasm

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Still looking for a holiday gift for your beauty obsessed BFF? We can't say enough positive things about this blush shade, which looks great on just about everyone, and can be layered on to look as natural or dramatic as you want. One of our all-time favorite beauty products! Why we love it: This pinky-peach shade... read more

5 Baby Products That Work For Mom, Too!

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Have you looked around your house lately and thought, "Where did all of this baby stuff come from?" Well, here's great news. Some of your little one's stuff will work for you, too! Check out how to use these products for you and your baby. Baby powder. Baby powder might become your next best friend. Traditionally,... read more

The Secret to Youth? Use Baby Products

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One of our sisters at The Blush recently discovered how great baby products can be for adults. I don’t have much time to stock up on personal beauty products, so I’ve reached for the kids’ Burt's Bees lotion or California Baby body wash in a pinch plenty of times.... read more

Giveaway! Win Family Essentials from The Honest Company

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Good news, mamas and mamas-to-be! We're giving away a one-month bundle of family essentials from The Honest Company. The package includes a one-month supply of non-toxic body care and household cleaning products for your family (including shampoo, body lotion, hand soap, healing balm, and laundry detergent). For those of... read more

Separation Anxiety: You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

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Two hours. That’s all I was asking for, to go get my kid-induced gray hair colored (a hot new plum shade!) Two hours, out of a whole weekend. When my daughter heard I was leaving, she started bawling as if I was never going to come back, as if she hadn’t seen me in months. ... read more

Whoa! Some Nail Polish Says It’s Non-Toxic But Really Isn’t

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You've probably been told to avoid nail polish with the chemicals dibutyl phthalate (DBP), toluene, and formaldehyde while you're pregnant, to avoid exposing baby to the chemicals. Should be as simple as checking the bottle before you get a mani, right? Well, not exactly. The California Environmental Protection Agency's Department of Toxic Substances Control... read more