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Talc is a 4 letter word!

Talc is a 4 letter word!

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

TALC. It is a four letter word. And talc is an ingredient that you should avoid. Here’s why:

  • Talc can be drying to the skin.
  • Sensitive skins can (and usually do) have adverse reactions to talc.
  • Talc can "scratch" the skin.
  • And If talc is not processed properly, it may even contain some asbestos in it! 
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To BB or not to BB

To BB or not to BB

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

BB creams (and CC creams for that matter) have been all the rage for a while now.

And being that Mommy Makeup is the Best Beauty for Busy Women we have received several inquiries asking why we do not have our own BB cream.

The answer is quite simple... "I'm just not that into you".

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Top 8 Beauty Analogies for Busy Women

Top 8 Beauty Analogies for Busy Women

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

When working with my clients I always find myself making what I call Beauty Analogies... Which is when I compare a makeup tip or beauty product to something that has nothing to do with the face or beauty at all.

Here are my top 8 Beauty Analogies for Busy Women

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Lipcolor, Pantyhose and Tights. Oh my!

Lipcolor, Pantyhose and Tights. Oh my!

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

Which lip product should you choose?

When it come to the phrase, "Coverage", I want you to think of pantyhose and tights 😄

Here is our guide to selecting your best lip color!

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Fabulous Frugal Facial for Busy Women

Fabulous Frugal Facial for Busy Women

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

Here is a truly FABULOUS frugal facial that you can do at home! All you need is a bowl, some water and some baking soda...YES baking soda!
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Where It's Made, Matters

Where It's Made, Matters

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

At Mommy Makeup we are proud to say that all our cosmetics are Made in USA. Not all brands can say that... So, I wanted to take this opportunity to decipher what it means when I say, WHERE your cosmetics are made matters.
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How Can Mineral Makeup Contain Talc?

How Can Mineral Makeup Contain Talc?

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

  • Talc can be drying to the skin. 
  • Sensitive skins can (and usually do) have adverse reactions to talc. 
  • Talc can “scratch” the skin.
  • And If talc is not processed properly, it may even contain some asbestos in it! 
But apparently the folks at bareminerals feel differently!
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The Tissue Trick!

The Tissue Trick!

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

Everyone loves a great looking lip color! The issue that most busy women have is getting your favorite lip color to last longer! 

Here is an old stage makeup trick that will make your most favorite lip shades last longer.

I call this The Tissue Trick!

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People who have nothing to hide, hide nothing

Beware! What is in YOUR Makeup?

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

There’s a saying... "People who have nothing to hide, hide nothing".

Think about it... More than anything else, this saying should apply to your beauty products!

When I shop online it frustrates me when a website or brand does not share the product’s ingredient listing! I find this A LOT with the big beauty brands and all I can think is "What are you hiding?

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Happy Mother's Day!

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

Happy Mother's Day!

Here's to you mom! Wishing you a spectacular Mother’s Day! You deserve it! Enjoy!

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The Secret to Gorgeous Nails in Less Than 10 Minutes

The Secret to Gorgeous Nails in Less Than 10 Minutes

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

You would think since I work in the beauty industry, that I would have nice fingernails… But sadly, I do not.  I never have. I get manicures at the nail salon and to no avail, my nails break. Sigh…
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Girl Power ?

Girl Power ?

by Debra Rubin-Roberts

It is hard to believe that I am the mother of a teenager! Yes, my older daughter is 13. I attended a PTA meeting at her school last week and a speaker discussed teens and their self image. The speaker quoted several studies proving that some of the biggest issues for teen girls is their appearance, how they look and they feel pressure to look "perfect".
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