Hair removal. Just those two words bring back a flood of memories and emotions. Ever since I hit puberty (a very late puberty), I have done everything in my power to appear hairless. In desperation I have tried razors, creams, hard wax, soft wax, and once even purchased an epilator (commonly known as rotating tweezers […]
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Growing up I was taught to never leave the house without a full face of makeup. My mother was passionate about always looking her best, so I learned at an early age that it was unacceptable to show my undone face…pretty much anywhere, except the confines of my own bedroom. This was my normal. Makeup became […]
I gained a lot of weight when I was pregnant the first time. The weight gain continued after I had the baby, too. I stopped nursing but kept eating like I was feeding two. The first several years of my life as a mom were spent being embarrassed by how I looked and feeling too […]
In addition to reading awesome mom blogs, I also enjoy watching YouTube videos by moms. There is so much content out on the web that it can be overwhelming. Over the last couple of years, I have definitely found some of my favorite mom channels. I usually find myself tuning in while I’m getting ready […]
Nebraska summers are hot and humid; there is no denying that. A way to make them even more overheated and fun? Throw on a pregnancy! I got pregnant with my first around labor day and therefore had the wonderful experience of going through winter pregnant and not having to worry about a coat due to […]
Summer sun means splashing in the pool, catching some rays, and of course, lathering up on sunscreen. I’ll be honest, before I had kids, I didn’t think much about chemicals in our environment and how they affect our bodies. After I had our first-born, I started researching all sorts of self care items: shampoo, lotions, […]
The search for a supportive, sexy, and slimming swimsuit is over! After chasing toddlers through splash parks, pools, and lakes last summer it was very evident that my BC (before children) swimsuit was not cutting it. I was constantly tugging on my bottoms while simultaneously keeping one hand on my chest so nothing slipped out, over, […]
Our event was hosted at Brownell Talbot. We couldn’t have done this without all of our local sponsors that joined us at Bloom.
If you’ve found yourself looking for some solutions for dry skin this winter, hopefully these tips will work for you!
Eventually I had to face the public again. I have found a few beauty products that have made me feel more human again.