• tips for visiting a new mom
    10 TIPS FOR VISITING A NEW MOM
  • girls whimsical nursery
    IRIS' WHIMSICAL NURSERY
  • the best diapers
    WHY WE CHOOSE PAMPERS DIAPERS
  • shopbop fall sale
    MY SHOPBOP FALL SALE PICKS
  • c-section tips
    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HAVING A C-SECTION (FROM 3 C-SECTION MOMS)
  • bathtime routine with kids
    OUR BEDTIME ROUTINE WITH A TODDLER & BABY
  • gifts for a new mom
    5 BABY SHOWER GIFTS FOR MOM
  • the transition to two kids
    THE TRANSITION TO TWO KIDS
  • 5 minute makeup routine
    MY 5 MINUTE MAKEUP ROUTINE
  • transition to being a big sibling
    HOW TO HELP YOUR TODDLER ADJUST TO A NEW BABY
  • ways to teach toddlers colors
    5 WAYS TO TEACH TODDLERS COLORS
  • three must haves for outings with kids
    3 MUST-HAVES FOR OUTINGS WITH KIDS
Category

beauty

MY 5 MINUTE MAKEUP ROUTINE

5 minute makeup routine
By | beauty | No Comments

—SHOP THE POST—

L’oreal Magic Lumi Primer | IT Cosmetics CC Cream (color: fair) | Tarte Shape Tape Concealer (color: fair)| Real Techniques Sponge | RCMA Powder | Too Faced Bronzer (color: light/medium)| Makeup Geek Blush (color: rendezvous) | Maybelline Brow Precise Micro Pencil (color: dark brown) | Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade (color: medium brown) | Maybelline Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner (color: black) | Maybelline Great Lash (color: very black) | BECCA Highlighter (color: moonstone) | Sigma F20 Large Powder Brush | Sigma F40 Contour Brush | MAC 224 Blending Brush | Morphe 501 Brush | MAC Viva Glam II Lipstick

If I’m being completely honest, this makeup routine probably takes me more like 7 minutes, but 5 minutes is a better title. Haha! Before becoming a mom, I used to take a lot longer to get ready, but now, I barely have enough time, so I’ve had to take some steps out of my routine (no more fancy eyeshadow) and find little tricks to make applying my makeup faster. Like using the

Read More

MY 3 FAVORITE UNDER EYE CONCEALERS + HOW I SET MY CONCEALER

best under eye concealers
By | beauty | 2 Comments

—SHOP THE POST—

Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Concealer | MAC Pro Longwear Concealer | Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer 

Under eye concealer is a life saver, especially as a tired mom. I wear under eye concealer every day…well, every day that I actually wear makeup (Ha!) and I swear it makes

Read More

LIPSTICK THAT WON’T COME OFF

lipstick that won't come off
By | beauty | 10 Comments

—SHOP THE POST—

LipSense (colors First Love and Nude) 10% off with code “ELEMENTSOFELLIS”

I give Hazel about 967,267,358 kisses a day, and my lipstick used to always rub off on her cheeks. And not only that, but Hazel also likes to grab my lips which makes my lipstick smear all over my face and ruin my makeup. So I would

Read More

ALGENIST #STANDFIRM

Algenist ELEVATE Advanced Lift Contouring Cream
By | beauty | 7 Comments

—SHOP THE POST—

Algenist | Pink Top c/o Chicwish

I used to live in a delusional land where I thought my skin would stay young, soft and firm, and never age. I started putting on moisturized when I was

Read More

HOW TO LOOK LIKE YOU’VE SLEPT (WHEN YOU HAVEN’T)

how to look like you've gotten sleep when you haven't
By | beauty | 2 Comments

—SHOP THE POST—

Denim Shorts | Clarins Multi-Active Eye

I used to be a solid 8-9 hours a night sleeper (I’m an early to bed type of gal), and then I had Hazel, and I learned that I can function on way less sleep than I thought I needed. Haha! I also learned

Read More