The BEST Beauty for BUSY Women

Award-winning makeup artist and New York City Mom, Debra Rubin-Roberts, created Mommy Makeup to simplify the busy woman's daily beauty routine. She had her "light bulb moment" about a new makeup line almost immediately after giving birth to her first daughter. She realized she no longer had time to apply 13 individual items just to get a basic polished look. She needed makeup that was quick and easy to apply - and if she needed it, surely other women did too! THIS is Debra's blog...

To Bronze or Not to Bronze?

by | Wednesday, August 12, 2015 |

Are you wondering "Why do I need bronzer in the summer? I already have a tan." Well, here’s why...As much as we may enjoy a tan look, tanning really is not good for your skin. We have all heard about the sun’s damaging rays and skin cancer warnings. Bronzer gives you a tan look without the sun damage.It is important to WEAR SUNSCREEN. But even if you do get a bit of a tan on your face while outside gardening or riding your bike or hanging out at the beach, you probably did not tan evenly. In...

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How to Avoid a Meltdown

by | Friday, June 19, 2015 |

During the summer months, most of us wear less makeup. BUT we want the makeup we DO wear to last and not melt away at the first sign of a hot, sunny day... So, here are some easy, breezy step-by-step tips to avoid a summer makeup meltdown. Apply a lightweight moisturizer with an SPF of 15 or higher on your face and a good eye cream under your eyes. Do not apply eye cream on your lids.Using a synthetic concealer brush, apply a long-wearing concealer under eyes and on face...

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Bye Bye Winter Blahs, Hello Glow!

by | Monday, March 2, 2015 |

I LOVE NYC. Wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. But I must admit, it has been one long, hard winter here in the Big Apple and it doesn’t appear to be ending very soon.Usually, so long as I exfoliate and moisturize my face plenty, my skin can overcome the winter blaaaaaahs… But I have not been so lucky this winter :-( It seemed no matter what I did I was still having that pale, dull appearance on my face. Double :-(  So rather than just relying on my usually arsenal, I had to start...

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The Everlasting Eye

by | Tuesday, December 16, 2014 |

Touch ups... I truly wish I had time for them. But, I don't. Kind of like the shoemaker's kids with no shoes. But as a makeup artist, my job is to make other people look their best... That, plus a husband, 2 girls, a cat and running a beauty business, leaves little time for me to take the time to look my best. I am NOT complaining, just stating how it is. So when it's time to figure new products and formulations for Mommy Makeup, I have to admit, the first thing that comes to mind is how can I...

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