Valentine’s Day, Stress Sweat & #SecretClinical #ad

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This is one of those posts where I feel like people are going to be like, are we really talking about sweating today? Well, we are. Because with the exception of my friend Zareen who weirdly doesn't sweat or ever get hangovers (feel free to hate her for both of those facts), the rest of us sweat. I'm working on a few posts with Secret … [Read more...]

3 Great Lip Exfoliator Picks {This Is A Fun Product You Need After 40}

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  For the last couple of years, I've been waking up with dry, peeling lips in the morning. Not in a chapped lip kind of way but rather a I-can-peel-a-layer-of-skin-off-my-lips way. It's weird. And kind of gross. I drink a lot of water and I use lip moisturizer most days. Also, this happens year round so I was a little stumped as to what was … [Read more...]

Get Pearly White with Crest Whitestrips from @Walmart & How-To Keep Them White #HolidaySmile #Crest

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This time of year is definitely not the time to hide your smile: the season is jolly and there are going to be lots of photo opportunities in the next two weeks! I hadmy husband Jon testout the Crest Whitestrips. He needed it! And I have to tell you all - I'm mega-jealous of anyone who can use this over the counter product. (I can't; I fell … [Read more...]

DIY Homemade Firming Eye Cream w/Essential Oils

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The BEST Homemade Firming Eye Cream Ingredients: cup organic coconut oil 6-8 vitamin E capsules Frankincense Essential Oil Rose Essential Oil Directions: Using a small microwavable bowl add in cup coconut oil and heat in intervals of 15-20 seconds until completely melted Poke holes into your Vitamin E capsules and squeeze … [Read more...]

DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub with Essential Oils

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This has to be one of the best teacher gift ideas I've seen in awhile! Here's a recipe from a friend for making a VERY easy DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub. I've included photos on the process and a printable for cute labels. ADORABLE! Use your favorite Essential Oil company for the Peppermint Essential Oils portion! DIY Peppermint Sugar … [Read more...]

My Favorite New Body Scrub: Yes to Coconut Polishing Body Scrub

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I've become a bit of a body scrub junkie. I've tried out several brands over the years and even my boys love having these in the shower. My latest fav is from one of my favorite companies, Yes to Carrots. They now have Yes to Coconut and I saw a mention of the Yes to Coconut Polishing Body Scrub when I was flipping through a Redbook Mag while … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCT: Neutrogena Naturals – Earth Friendly & Easy Peasy

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Don't let the 3 out of 5 stars review influence you on this one - that comment came from a guy who says he doesn't wear makeup so he doesn't need that product.  (Funny how he felt the need to comment - it cracked me up actually!)  Neutrogena's new Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes are a new favorite product of mine. … [Read more...]

Apparently I Look Post Menopausal (!!!) & What I Am Doing About It #40 #Skincare

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Last Friday, I went to an overdue annual dermatologist appointment to get a skin check.  Seeing as I have some fairly pale Irish skin and a whole heck of a lot of freckles & moles, I'm technically supposed to be there every 6 months (it had been 18). Knowing that I wasn't going anywhere after my appointment so I didn't put any makeup on. … [Read more...]

The Christmas Pimple

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This Christmas seems more harried than any Christmas have had to date.  The entire month has been a race around the track to get to holiday parties, sports events, bake cookies and do what Moms do when Christmas is impending.  Relax is not in my vocabulary this month and my body started to feel it a few days ago. I first felt that twinge of pain … [Read more...]

The PERFECT Holiday Gift for the Beauty Lover on your Holiday List #BestofBeauty

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Be sure to check back on Mommies with Style, I'll be debuting my 100-holiday pick gift guide full of 100 great products and items for everyone on your holiday gift list! In the meantime, I've seen some awesome items while I've been researching and compiling my list including this fabulous gift set on QVC.com. It is the tarte At a Gloss for … [Read more...]