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A Guide to Glam for Busy Moms to Look Like a Beauty Pro

Just because you have a naughty toddler who won’t stop fidgeting around, it doesn’t mean you can’t look amazing. Contrary to popular belief, busy moms don’t need 4 hours in the bathroom to get all dolled up, and look as if they had all the time in the world to sleep 8 hours a night. We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to help you make the most of the time you have available to look like a beauty professional (and feel confident, too).

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Get an Effortless Hairstyle

Busy moms barely have time to blow dry their hair in the morning. The trick to looking great 24/7 is to get a haircut that doesn’t need styling. If you have short, curly hair, and you plan on straightening it every day; you can forget about it. It’s not going to happen. Why not get a hairdo that allows you to wear just as it is? Another quick trick is to invest in quality hair products that keep frizziness under control. You should do a web search!

Buy Yourself a Good-Quality Concealer

Busy moms are tired women; and nothing screams “tired mommy” more than dark bags under your eyes. The best advice in this case would be to buy yourself a high-quality concealer. Organic products are the best because they’re great for any type of skin; and they contain potent natural ingredients that moisturize the skin instantly.

Moisturize Daily

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All busy moms will say the same thing: “I don’t have time to moisturize”. But you do! The thing is, after being up all day and all evening, you forget. A smart move might be to set an alarm for moisturizing. It’s extreme, but you’ve got no other choice. It is important to look after your skin and complexion; to be able to feel confident without a drop of makeup on the street. When choosing products, stick to two different ones: a moisturizer that hydrates the skin (suitable at night), and a lighter version that the skin absorbs fast (early morning).

Grooming time!

Once a week, ask your husband to look after the kids. Make an appointment to the salon, and get your eyebrows plucked. They say the eyebrows shape a woman’s facial features; meaning yours has to look impeccable if you want to feel confident and beautiful (even if you haven’t slept properly in days). If time allows, get a full body-wax as well. Shaving doesn’t last, and you won’t have time to do it daily. However, professional waxing lasts longer; up to 14 days.

Mini-Beauty Kit

Compact beauty kits are the best for busy moms who can’t spare 30 minutes in front of a mirror every morning. These kits usually contains several basic beauty items: concealer, mascara, blush, lipstick, and foundation. That’s all you need to be ready in less than 10 minutes. There’s a new beauty product that busy moms might want keep in their purse all the time: dry shampoo bottle. It might be the item that you need to get a boost of confidence in a day you didn’t have time to wash your hair (we’ll just call it a quick fix).

Eye Care Time!

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We can spot a tired mom from a group of 30 women, because we know it will be the women with the most tired eyes. No need to panic! The good news is there are exceptional eye creams and serums that you can use to give your eyes a boost. Do a little research before making a choice; the variety is endless, and you need the best. Look for ingredients that tone the skin, such as green tea, camomile, lemongrass, and marigold.

It’s tough to be a mom and a business woman these days. Handling a 9 to 5 job, and coming home to look after the kids seems like mission impossible at times. There’s no reason to despair though. All you have to do is prioritize, and invest in beauty products that are easy to use, gentle for the skin an efficient. Whether we’re talking about foundation for oily skin, moisturizer, or mascara; today’s busy mom can look impeccable without spending hours in front of a mirror on a daily basis.

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