Mommy's Favorite Things: 6 Simple Beauty Tips For Moms

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

6 Simple Beauty Tips For Moms


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Every woman deserves to step out in style while looking and feeling their best. But with the kids, spouse, house chores, work or business on your shoulders, making time to look glamorous may seem like an impossible task. But this is not entirely the truth. The truth is that you can tackle every task while still looking stylish. The trick is in knowing how to pull this off without wasting time. Fortunately, several beauty tips are available for your benefit, including the following. 

  1. Make SPF moisturizers your go-to everyday 

The sun gives you a daily dose of vitamin D and makes the weather warm and pleasant. But, your skin may not feel that way if direct sunlight is constantly on it. This is because UV-A and UV-B rays can increase your risks of developing skin cancer. There's also the problem of your skin losing its elasticity, which will cause premature aging. The last thing you may want is to worry about your skin looking older when there are other things that demand your attention. The conventional solution is to rub sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30. Even better, you can kill two birds with one stone by investing in an SPF moisturizer; this way, you can hydrate and protect your skin from the sun while saving time. 

  1. You don't need many cosmetic products

Of course, primping up your face before stepping out is a great way to enhance your beauty and elevate your style. But with so many cosmetic products boasting different functions, it is pretty easy to get overwhelmed. Moreover, applying each product can take a significant amount of your time, which isn't what you need as a mom with responsibilities. Therefore, make it a point to get the essential things that can give you a polished look in the shortest possible time. That said, you can get a good concealer, eyeshadow, tinted moisturizer, mascara, blush or highlighter, eyeliner, lipstick or tinted lip balm. Feel free to leverage more helpful tips for using these products to get the desired effect. 

  1. Your fragrance is also your key signature

An alluring presence goes beyond the visual aspects; how you smell can also make you more attractive and confident. Admittedly, keeping a sweet fragrance throughout the day can be daunting. But this is no excuse to not pay attention to this aspect. Perfumes are great, but you need more than this to smell good effortlessly. For starters, shower at least twice daily- in the morning and before bed. Afterward, use an effective deodorant to mask the unpleasant odor that comes with swear buildup throughout the day. Your body lotion will also play a part in your signature fragrance, so feel free to consider this. While at it, be strategic about your perfume placement, applying it to pulse points such as inside your elbows and wrists. Your neck and the back of your knees are also good spots. 

  1. Let your hair work its magic

Your hair can make or break your look, so paying attention to it is important. But, tying your hair in a messy bun can seem pretty appealing, considering that you have a lot on your plate. But this doesn't have to be the case all the time. You can rock your hair stylishly without the lengthy process; the magic is in knowing the right hacks to use. For instance, you don't have to wash your hair everyday; not only is it time wasting, but you'll be doing a lot of damage to your tresses by stripping off the natural oils. Instead, wash it twice weekly to reap the full benefits. 

It's also important to know what products are good for your hair and scalp. That said, you can research the best scalp moisturizer formulas to try for dry hair to keep your scalp and tresses well nourished. Dry shampoo is also your friend, but don't let it replace washing your hair in water and shampoo. Your hairstyle is equally important; your stylist can introduce you to a suitable style that suits your facial features. And if you feel that long hair is too time-consuming, several haircuts can improve your appearance, so feel free to consider them. 

  1. Fix those puffy eyes 

Stress and inadequate sleep can work a number on your eyes. That said, it is pretty common to wake up with dark circles or puffiness around your eyes, and walking around with them is not the best look. While you can't help a few nights of less sleep, you can control how you look the next day. Moreover, the remedies are in your pantry! As a tip, use cold chamomile or green tea bags to reduce puffiness and dark circles. Grated cucumbers and potatoes also work wonders, so feel free to consider this. You can either place the shreds on your eyes for ten to twelve minutes, or soak cotton balls in their juices and place them over your eyes for up to three minutes. Rinse your face afterward. Almond oil and lemon juice, aloe vera, tomatoes, and Rosewater are also good solutions. 

  1. Keep wipes and pads with you at all times 

After a long day, the last thing you may want is to sit for a long makeup removal process. But sleeping with your full face of makeup is not the best practice, as you risk breaking out or getting other skin disorders. How do you follow the right procedure without stressing yourself out? The answer is beauty wipes and pads. These handy materials are your go-to when you have no time for a lengthy skincare ritual. With three or more swipes, you can get rid of all the makeup on your face. What's more, you can keep them in your purse, close to your bedside, or any other place you deem comfortable. Despite their convenience, you shouldn't let wipes and pads take over your cleansing routine

Maintaining your sophisticated look as a mom is no longer a difficult chore, especially if you know what to do. Hopefully, these tips will help you achieve the best outcome.