Category: Makeover

5 Game Changing Products You’ve Never Heard of

June 7th, 2017 by

There was a time when I had allllll the products. All. Of. Them. As a former beauty editor, one of the best parts of my job was the steady stream of products I received every single day. When the very first box came, filled with my very first Kiehl’s products, I was hooked! Since then, I’ve seen […]

How to Turn Back the Clock (without surgery!)

August 7th, 2015 by

Until now, my approach to aging could be compared to that bird that hides its head in the sand. Or a little kid plugging his ears and saying: “I can’t hear you I can’t hear you!” I ignored it. (But in a mature way.) If I felt young and looked young, I reasoned, then the […]

10 Tips for a Flawless Face

June 14th, 2015 by
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Listen, God already did his part. We were all born dewy-skinned and rosy-cheeked and flawless, but somewhere between 15 and, well, now, we’ve lost a little bit of that glow. Maybe it was age or heredity or teen acne that never quite went away, but I suspect it was something far more sinister. I suspect it was birthday […]

19 Quick Actions You Can Do Today to Look Better Instantly

March 21st, 2015 by
19 quick actions you can do today to look better instantly

I used to love makeover shows, but I was always slightly dejected when each episode was over. There was no miraculous makeover in the cards for me. I was already giving it everything I had. But was I really? Sure, I was doing most of the big stuff, from semi-regular haircuts to flattering everyday makeup, but some […]

Master Eyebrow Shaping in 4 Simple Steps: 30 Days to Gorgeous Mom Style

January 28th, 2015 by
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Eyebrows are sort of a big deal in my family (as is hair removal in general, but that’s for a different blog). When I was in junior high (that’s what we called it then), my mother would heat honey to make “halawa” for waxing our legs, eyebrows, even arms. She took it very seriously. (We are Egyptian, […]

3 Fresh New Makeup Ideas: 30 Days to Gorgeous Mom Style

January 15th, 2015 by
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Kevin isn’t really my first love. Makeup is. I read about it, write about it, shop for it, and collect (some may say hoard) it. But there’s one thing I don’t do with it. Wear it. Well, I do, of course, but I wear pretty much the same thing, day in and day out. And […]

Fast, Fabulous Hair: Brooke Burke at the Emmy’s

September 24th, 2013 by

Hollywood mom Brooke Burke always looks gorgeous, and I especially adored her soft, pretty hair at the Emmy’s. The Relaxed Romantic Faux Bob created for Brooke by her stylist, Jonathan Hanousek, is fairly easy to replicate. Jonathan shows us how, step by step: “To create volume and body and hold I applied Wen Pomegranate Nourishing Mousse […]

BeautyMommy on First Coast Living

June 3rd, 2013 by

This morning, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to appear on the popular Jacksonville-area show, First Coast Living. But let me back up. When I received confirmation on Friday that I would be shooting the (live!) segment today, my first thought was, naturally, what I was going to wear. Here are the rules, roughly […]

5 Secrets of the Most Stylish Moms

May 12th, 2013 by

Are You a Fancy Mommy? Recently, a friend’s young daughter exclaimed: “Wow, now that’s a fancy mom! Look, mommy! That’s what I mean. You are a mom but she is a fancy mom:  Her hair is nice, her skin looks shiny, she has a nice sweater. You need to put some water and cream on […]

Where to Splurge, Where to Save: 5 Style Pointers for Moms

October 23rd, 2012 by

Fellow stylist and mom Fawn Cheng had some more inspired ideas to share with Beauty Mommy readers. Read on for more!   Getting Your Girly Back “I’ve always been a girly girl and I’ve always loved anything and everything glamorous, but it can get nutty especially with the first baby or if you have multiples […]