How to Get Luscious Lashes

Long, luscious lashes are sometimes hard to get if they don't come naturally. Follow these five easy rules to get the lashes you're drooling over in everyone else's Instagram feed.  Perfect, long and pretty natural eyelashes are possible for you too! 1. Use an Eyelash Curler An eyelash curler can easily help make your lashes look longer. All a curler does is curls the lashes and makes them more upright rather than allowing them to stick straight out. Be sure to curl lashes from the lash base...
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Boutique Mexico Handmade Designer Purses and Handbags Spring 2017

It feels so good to be back writing, especially when the subject matter includes bold, bright purses and empowering others...yes please! Which of you, my Glamorous Moms, are on the hunt for  handmade designer purses and handbags for Spring 2017? Who's looking for a splash of hot color and a way to give back? Designer Jennifer Olson has my attention, with her brand, products and vision for lifting her communities. Take a peek at Boutique Mexico  and you'll see exactly what I mean. Ancient Craf...
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The Power of Olaplex

I've been coloring my hair since my early teens. Shocker right?! I've had every shade of blonde possible and every color in between.  During my early twenties I even changed my hair back to my natural color which is light brown.  This was only for a couple years. Each time I looked in the mirror with brown hair, I had a hard time recognizing myself.  I was blonde as a child and only had brown hair for maybe a decade before I started coloring it myself.  I just feel better blonde and feel lik...
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Let it Glow with Holiday Gift Sets from Beautycounter

As you are making your list and checking it twice, look no further than Beautycounter to complete your quest for the perfect presents for your friends, family and even yourself {wink}. From cleaner cosmetics to safer skin care, Beautycounter has gifts for everyone on your list this holiday season.   Beautycounter not only has the most stringent testing processes but they also have a comprehensive “Never List” of over 1,500 ingredients they will never use due to their known links to human heal...
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Best Cuticle Oil Winter 2016

It's here. Dry cuticle season. It seems to happen overnight doesn't it? I'm over the supermoon to have found a cuticle oil that has drastically improved my cuticles, RescueRXx cuticle oil by CND. So of course, I'm giddily typing away, happy to share the love with my fellow Glamorous Moms.  The planets have aligned, CND "nailed it"  with both reasonable price and quality. RescueRXx is a daily Keratin protein and Jojoba oil nail and cuticle treatment, and comes in both 0.125 fl oz and 0.5 fl oz...
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The Best False Lashes for the Holidays

Thinking of false eyelashes for your next Holiday party? You just might want to spend an extra few minutes on your make up and hair to look extra glam this year. This is your year to shine! I’m very big on false eyelashes and can’t seem to live without them these days. In fact, applying lashes is a part of my every day beauty regimen and I never leave home without them. I’ve tried lash extensions and wasn’t pleased with the price and the high maintenance. Yes, we all tend to be a tad high mai...
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Mirrorvana

  If you're a beauty junkie like me than you already know the importance of good lighting and a good mirror when it comes to our morning make up application. Having to have my "game face" on means a lot more to me than most people. Being a working mom who not only does Skype meetings, in person client meetings and guest speaking engagements, I also post selfies on a regular basis for my readers, blog clients and brand partners.  This all calls for a "game face" that's finished and pr...
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3 DIY Make Up Setting Spray Recipes

If your make up is not staying on long enough or it changes form of some sort (I'm referring to those unwanted black eyeliner smears under the eye) within an hour or two after applying it, you may want to try a setting spray. Yes, setting spray is the unsung hero to make up lovers. When it comes to taking the time to get dolled up and wearing makeup either for the day or a special occasion, the significance of making it stay in place is crucial. If you're new to the idea and don't want to spend ...
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The Answer to Safe and Toxin Free Skincare

The cosmetic industry is a billion dollar empire.  What most people don't realize is that this empire most often uses toxic chemicals linked to cancer, reproductive issues and hormone disruption.  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has little to no jurisdiction over the cosmetic industry and companies are allowed to use chemicals known to be extremely harmful to human health.  The European Union has banned over 1,300 ingredients due to their harmful effects on human health and in the U.S...
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Jill Sorensen

Jill is a Communications Manager for the Rochester, Michigan Regional Chamber of Commerce and a Senior Manager with Beautycounter.  She is the mother of two darling daughters ages 13 and 15 and a labradoodle named Bella.  She is also addicted to yoga (Bikram being her favorite), and has a passion for all things holistic.  She loves to explore new ways to live healthier and happier and is excited to share her findings with our readers.  To learn more about Beautycounter and their company’s missio...
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Blo Blow Dry Bar is Going to Blow Birmingham Michigan Away

BLO Blow Dry Bar Birmingham is pleased to announce their Grand Opening downtown Birmingham at 555 S. Old Woodward unit #24 the weekend of Friday, August 5, 2016. The brand new blowout bar will celebrate their grand opening all weekend. The bar consists of ten stations with the best blowout stylists in town including a wide variety of Unite hair products for customers to purchase and add to their home collection. Each client who attends the grand opening on August 5th 9am – 6pm and/or throughout ...
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Sunday’s Makeup with Armani, Chanel and NYX Cosmetics

It's important to me to look "pretty" for church and since I've been sharing how much I love my Chanel make up and my Armani Luminous Silk Foundation via social media I think it's only proper to share here too!   Thanks to our beauty contributor Eric Decker, my Sunday morning skin was ready for church the other day after applying his favorite Armani foundation in Silk Foundation 7. To finish the look I wore NYX Cosmetics soft matte lip cream in Stockholm, Chanel glossimer in Levres Scintillan...
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How to Have Long Hair Fast

Wavy bobs are the sexy new thing. If shoulder length hair is for you, grow out your bangs and create sexy waves with a wide barrel curling iron. Not interested in this look and want to grow out your hair? Follow these steps for long hair fast. Beachy waves on long hair is in too and if you crave a long sexy length instead, here are some steps to follow:   Style with Care We all know heat can be very damaging to hair. Heat is even more damaging to hair that is already processed and co...
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Control Corrective Skincare Systems Recognizes National Healthy Skin Month

Craving healthy skin? Since National Healthy Skin Month shares November with the most famous feasting holiday, Control Corrective Skincare Systems has cooked up a recipe for a complexion worthy of celebration. The clinical-based skincare brand loved by the facialist of Jessica Alba, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Chrissy Teigen and more, recommends four skin health essentials to indulge in this season. To feed skin all winter long, Control Corrective advises a healthy portion of both professional...
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How to Unclog Pores; Perfect for Sensitive Skin

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Winter is right around the corner and when the temps get down right cold and the wind kicks up, there's no doubt our skin is going to suffer.  Under these circumstances it's easy for our skin to react by being dry, flaky, and easily irritated. If your skin is irritated by the weather and your pores are clogged at the same time, it might be time to unclog those pores and give your skin a little attention. When your skin is chapped or extra dry from the cold, using a strong astringent and harsh...
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Buy Jane Cosmetics to Support your Local Woman’s Shelter

Jane Cosmetics
If you're an avid reader of Glamorous Moms then you know for one, we feel all women are beautiful and two, all moms are glamorous inside and out. We are passionate about celebrating inner beauty and individuality and hope to make women of all ages feel pretty on the outside just as they do in the inside. And, if they don't feel pretty at all, it's our mission to change that! That's why we link ourselves with positive brands and support products and companies that have the same mission. Most r...
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Ken Paves You Are Beautiful Luxury Hair Collection

Inspired by more than 20 years of celebrity hair stylist experience and beauty industry expertise, Michigan native, Ken Paves has created the You Are Beautiful line, a unique hair care collection that perfectly resembles what his passion is all about. Creating a beautiful client from the inside out. "I believe that my work has been recognized because it was my goal to make each woman who sat before me truly feel unique and beautiful, and that showed," says Ken Paves. The Ken Paves You ...
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Bring In the New Year with Fabulous Lashes Thanks to Rite Aid – #giveaway

Bring in the new year with fabulous lashes thanks to Rite Aid by entering our giveaway! As you all know, our favorite drugstore here on Glamorous Moms is Rite Aid. Especially when it comes to health, hair & beauty. It also doesn't help that I'm a part of the Rite Aid network and can get my hands on some pretty cool beauty supplies before anyone else! If you know me well, then you know I like to share my beauty secrets with all of you when I get the chance and now is the time to share my favo...
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Rite Aid Eye Extravaganza

The Rite Aid Eye Extravaganza is waiting for you! To celebrate their August “buy $30 get $10 in +UPs” offer on participating eye make up products, Rite Aid is currently hosting daily beauty giveaways. Now through August, post your best eye look using the #RiteAidEyeLook hashtag on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram. Each photo will automatically enter your name to win their daily beauty giveaway, a grand prize giveaway and a possible feature on eyes.riteaid.com! Be sure to add the #glamorousm...
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Colgate Optic White

There's nothing more beautiful then a naturally bright white smile.  Actually, it's the best accessory a girl could have.  Meijer is proud to offer the complete Colgate Optic White collection including the Optic White toothbrush with a built-in whitening pen, Optic White sparkling mint toothpaste and Optic White WhiteSeal alcohol free mouthwash.  All three are the perfect combination to brighter whiter teeth and a prettier smile.  To learn more about the Optic White line available at Meijer and ...
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