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  1. Pure Marsala Matte Lip Creme
    Pure Marsala Matte Lip Creme
    Sephora’s partnership with Pantone Universe yields another collection of glamorous shades. Pure Marsala Matte Lip Creme…
  2. Smashbox Be Legendary Lip Lacquer in Bordeaux
    Smashbox Be Legendary Lip Lacquer…
    Coat your lips with the long-wearing Smashbox Be Legendary Lip Lacquer in Bordeaux ($24). No ordinary gloss, it stains…
  3. Fresh Sugar Honey Tinted Treatment
    Fresh Sugar Honey Tinted…
    A strong contender in the “your lips, but better” category, Fresh Sugar Honey Tinted Treatment ($22.50) earns points…
  4. NARS Outlaw Blush
    NARS Outlaw Blush
    Highlight cheekbones with NARS Outlaw Blush ($30), a deep rose shot through with flecks of shimmer for a vivid finish.…
  5. Stila Lotus Convertible Color
    Stila Lotus Convertible Color
    If your skin is dry, a cream blush will flatter better than a traditional powder formula. Stila Lotus Convertible Color…
  6. MUFE Burgundy Artist Shadow
    MUFE Burgundy Artist Shadow
    Feeling bold? Accent your eyelids with Make Up For Ever Burgundy Artist Shadow ($21). There’s no downplaying this…
  7. Butter London Tramp Stamp
    Butter London Tramp Stamp
    Winter is the perfect season to rock a dramatic nail color, like Butter London Tramp Stamp ($15). The gorgeous shade is…
  8. Dior eye shadow palette in Trafalgar
    Dior eye shadow palette in…
    Options are awesome, especially when they arrive in the form of a Dior eye shadow palette. Trafalgar ($62) provides a…
  9. YSL Volume Effect Faux Cils Mascara
    YSL Volume Effect Faux Cils…
    Apart from lipstick, blush, and eye shadow, there’s another cool, much more unexpected way to pull off marsala. Slick…
  10. NYX Bordeaux Powder Blush
    NYX Bordeaux Powder Blush
    You can’t go wrong when you wear marsala as a blush. For a low-cost option, give NYX Cosmetics Bordeaux Powder Blush…

Meet The Moms

Tanya Sharma is a seasoned Washington, DC-based journalist who covers fashion, beauty and lifestyle for theFashionSpot. Her work also appears in a number of other style publications, and she is an entertainment industry vet with extensive film and music experience.

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Erin Zammett Ruddy is a magazine journalist and blogger--she writes for Glamour, Redbook, Marie Claire, HGTV, Dr. Oz, and others covering everything from sex and relationships to health and home design. She overshares about motherhood wherever she can, most recently for Yahoo!, Parenting.com and on her own site

andweplay

Living in Salt Lake City with her husband and son, Kersey blogs daily over on And We Play about her recent craft tutorials, fun finds and her family’s adventures in their daily life. When she’s not blogging or creating, you can usually find her consuming large amounts of sushi, finding excuses to…

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Jennifer Benjamin is an LA-based freelance writer and editor with over 13 years of experience writing for national magazines and websites like Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, SELF, Parents Magazine, The Stir, and Daily Glow. More important, she's a mommy to identical twin boys, as well as an avid cook, a terrible housewife,…

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Lizzie Bermudez is an Emmy-winning TV host, former news anchor, and founder of LizzieBtv.com, the virtual community she launched for real moms. She’s interviewed A-listers like Martha Stewart and Brad Pitt, but her favorite career moment was pulling off a live cooking segment with…

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For the past 7 years Kacee has been beautifying brides all over California, featured publications from Martha Stewart Weddings and Inside Weddings to blogs such as Style Me Pretty and Glamour. Now mom to two little ladies, she believes her house explodes glitter! She blogs daily at

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Kaity Velez is the co-founder and editor of Well Rounded NY, a website dedicated to the in-the-know pregnant women and new moms of New York City. She's also a freelance writer who currently resides in Brooklyn with…

Roseann Losito-Raia is an entertainment industry veteran who now prefers spending her time throwing sandbags around in the gym or toiling in her garden with the hopes of one day saving her tulips from voracious squirrels. When she is not at her day job, at the gym or in the yard, this mom of soon-to-be three beautiful kids can be found…

Grace was Beauty Editor of Glamour Magazine when she had her daughter, Noémie Rae, in 2012 and life changed forever! Having focused on trend spotting as a backstage reporter for Style.com and Allure, she began to explore the beauty, health, and wellbeing of women through pregnancy and motherhood at her blog,

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Karen Petersen is a cookbook author and food blogger at 365 Days of Slow Cooking.  Mostly she writes about the new foods and recipes she's been making at her home for her husband and two children.  She…

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For twelve years Thien-Kim has been doling out relationship advice and sex tips while simultaneously hawking edible body powders and vibrators at in home toy parties. Now she’s trying to follow her own advice by keeping her buzzy devices…

livethefancylife

Jessica Flannigan is a Minneapolis-based freelance writer, blogger, event stylist, photographer, wife and mother of two wildly active boys, Bodhi (3 years) and Ezra (4 months). As a boy-mama, Jessica is obsessed with finding the latest and greatest fashion for…

hipstermum

Jade Warne is the Hipster Mum, the eldest daughter in a family of 14 children raised by nuns on the beaches of Sydney, Australia. Just kidding! There were actually only seven of them, all raised by the kind of super-mum who makes nuns look like slackers: entrepreneurial, talented, kind, beautiful, and…

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Founder of Beach Babe Fitness, Christina Sinclair is a health nut, a fitness professional, and a loving mother and wife. She’s also a woman who has struggled with yo-yo dieting, body image, going after her dreams... and pretty much everything else that comes with being a human. Raised in Laguna Beach, California, Christina now lives with…

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Marni is a proud Canadian living in the US with her husband and 2 year old son. Marni uses her background in fashion and design plus her 15 years of sewing to teach fellow passionate sewers how to make anything and everything. While known to design the likes of a cocktail dress, her son is her current muse and constant source…

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Maddy Hague is a graphic designer, art director, and stylist based in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, where she lives with her husband Devon and daughter Aurora. She designs a party, stationery, and home decor line called Splendid Supply Co. Find SSC on

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A lifelong lover of design and a party animal at heart, Cyd celebrates her passion for entertaining, crafts, photography, food and home decor at The Sweetest Occasion. Regularly featured by magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens, Every Day with Rachael Ray and BRIDES, Cyd resides in the…

kimberlymichelle

Kimberly Michelle is a semi-normal 30-something mother/wife/girl and yearns for adding a little bit extra to everything she does. Kimberly loves creativity, kindness, and being "Goofy" on a daily basis. She's a lifelong Californian who enjoys the outdoors with her preschool daughter, husband of 6 years, and their Bernese Mountain Dog and…

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Chelsea Foy is a blogger by day and a musical theatre performer by night. Her blog, Lovely Indeed, focuses on a DIY lifestyle and all of the happiness that comes along with it. Chelsea recently co-authored

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Mindy is a lifelong Disney junkie and Disneyland Annual Passport holder for longer than she cares to mention. Since 2012 she has been using her vast knowledge of all things Disney to help guests plan their Disney vacations as a travel specialist affiliated with Fairytale Journeys Travel Agency. She also writes about Disney…


Miriam Porter is an award-winning Canadian freelance writer and journalist. She writes about family travel, parenting, social justice, animal advocacy, veganism and humanitarianism for newspapers, magazines and websites across North America. 

She has lived in New York City and Los Angeles where she worked as an actor in film and…

andreagenevieve

Andrea Genevieve Michnik is a mompreneur and tech nerd who empowers women to live a life that they love. She’s also a lifetime lover of crafting and writes for tinyprints about the parties she throws, the crafts she sews, and the fun she has with her toddler Gabriel. With Andrea’s…

sylvieinthesky

Born in the city of angels and residing in the city by the bay, Sylvie is a fearless fashion pro by day, a dreamy lifestyle blog author by night and a determined mama to her little guy all hours of the clock . She thanks her lucky stars to live in such a stunning city that gives her gifts like organic honey lavender ice…

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Lisa Codina is a working mom, recipe developer, yoga and TRX addict, and an avid foodie. She is the author of Baby Bites: 50 Healthy Recipes for Baby and the Family

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Leila Lewis is the founder of the Los Angeles-based wedding and lifestyle firm, Be Inspired PR, and the ever so popular blog, Inspired by This. Leila has developed her brand while simultaneously raising a family of her own,…

livingwithpunks

Susan Phillips lives in sunny California with her husband and three children. When she is not tending to the family’s business, you can find her entertaining her friends and family at their home. With a passion for creating since she was a child, she loves to share her inspirations with others on her blog,

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Before kids, Kara was the sort of gal who backpacked around Europe in heels (true story), rocked tiny hats and really big bows (sometimes at the same time), and liked to think she was always up for an adventure. After kids, she wore yoga pants. Lots and lots of yoga pants. And worked on creating a permanent indent in her couch. She…
cookingontheweekends

Valentina's passion is food, and she loves spending time in her "kitchen retreat," as she refers to that room in her house. Valentina develops recipes for creative and comforting food that works perfectly for casual entertaining. Both her recipes and food photography have been featured many times on popular food websites and in print.…


Liz Krieger is a wife, mother, writer in Brooklyn, New York. She's been a magazine editor for over 15 years, having worked at publications including Health, Self, More, Real Simple, Allure, Good Housekeeping, and Parents magazine. She has written for publications including Bazaar, WebMD Magazine, Women's…

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Karen Biton-Cohen is passionate about two things: making wholesome, nutritious food and taking beautiful photos.

She studied photography at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts in Boston. Her enthusiasm for cooking stems from spending time her mom's kitchen, where she learned techniques for cooking and she completed…

lovesujeiry

Founder and CEO of Love Sujeiry, LLC, Sujeiry Gonzalez is a vibrant relationship expert, author, and on-air personality that tells it like it is – with just a little more sass and a ton of laughs. Rocking the relationship market since 2006, the current Love Guru on Exitos 93.9FM has shared her pearls of wisdom with CNN Latino, Cosmopolitan…

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Sarah W. Caron is a writer, editor, and recipe developer who works to spread the word that good food doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. Her recipes appear in Momtastic, Betty Crocker publications, Yum for Kids Magazine, BELLA magazine, and more. She also blogs about home cooking and raising a healthy family at

nannylala.blogspot

Leslie is a former professional nanny, summer camp director, theater student and future mom who moved home to live near her family and have a baby in a small town on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  She has contributed to Allie is Wired, covering entertainment and…

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Christina Stanley-Salerno is a recipe developer, food stylist, photographer and blogger at TakeBackYourTable.com. She has an intense passion for the family meal and as a work-at-home mother of two growing boys, knows first-hand the challenges of trying to get a meal on the…

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Brittni Mehlhoff is an editor and craft stylist, currently living in the sunshine state. Her DIY lifestyle blog, Paper & Stitch, has been named one of the 12 most beautiful creative blogs on the internet by Bridgette.de…

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Maritza Buelvas is an editor, beauty contributor, hair wizard and workshop instructor via her personal site, Beauty For Bloggers / MaritzaB.com. She…


Mary Huhn is a writer and editor and lives in Brooklyn with her family.


Katie Hurley, LCSW, is a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Writer in Los Angeles, CA. Her work can be found on several popular online parenting sites, including EverydayFamily, Practical Parenting, and The Huffington Post. She is the author of the upcoming parenting book, The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Cheerful Children…

ohlovelyday

Living in Los Angeles with her talented actor husband Jonathan and toddler son Charlie, Chandra blogs daily at Oh Lovely Day, sharing inspiration for wedding, home, and child. When she's not writing, Chandra is treasure hunting at flea markets for her home and event rental…

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Amy Wruble had a baby before getting married, which is the way to go if you want your daughter to be your own flower girl. Now pregnant with baby #2, Amy still finds time between naps to write the parenting humor blog Carriage Before Marriage and contribute regularly to…

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Gillian Stollwerk Garrett (aka "Gilly") is a veggie loving, self help/spirit junkie, mother of 3, who loves a challenging workout, massages, warm weather. and warm people. A passionate believer in self care, she thinks that everyone should take some time every day to recharge. "We all know we must take care of ourselves to effectively…


Shannon Guyton is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer whose kids think she's the craziest mom they know. (She takes this as a compliment.) From fertility issues to pregnancy guilt, colic to breastfeeding problems, sleep rebellions to poop rockets, stay home mom to working mom, she loves to share in the funny, amazing, and bumpy parts of…

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Kelsey Banfield, The Naptime Chef, believes parents don't have to give up being foodies just because they have kids. Kelsey's website features webisodes, recipes and ideas on how to fit delicious food into everyday life, without compromising quality or taste. Kelsey is also the…

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Donna Duarte Ladd is a style editor and editor of Motherburg, a parenting site for Brooklyn-based moms. She resides with her young son and artist husband in Brooklyn. She is a native of California and definitely gets a little blue every winter living in NYC (but loves the energy of her…

mollysims


Molly Sims is Momtastic's January celebrity guest editor. She's an actress, model, and humanitarian. Her newest role: book author. The model mom’s first book, The Everyday Model: My Beauty, Fashion, and Wellness Secrets Made Simple, is out this month. In it, she reveals secrets she’s learned throughout her career on fashion,…

badsandy

Meredith Gordon is a recovered actress and stand-up comic who has always been a "glass is half annoying" kind of girl. She write movies, blogs, and ad copy and you can find her inner-most snarky thoughts at Bad Sandy. She is married to the world's most stylish straight man and…

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Heather Morgan Shott is the Managing Editor of Momtastic.com covering parenting, pregnancy, health, love and sex, and entertainment. She loves steak frites, red wine, stilettos--and, most of all, her children, Mason and Poppy. She blogs about their adventures on High Chair…

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Amy is a writer, editor, crafter, cook, toddler-mama, and wife. She lives in small town Iowa and can be found at amypalanjian.com.

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Mandy Dawson is the creator of In Mandyland, an almost daily blog recording her adventures in juggling a full-time job, two active children, four arguing hens, a fluffy bunny, and one ex-husband. A self-diagnosed gardening and crafting addict, she often finds herself gluing together…

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Alex Richards is a Brooklyn-based young adult writer with a background in photography and television production. She loves making no-budget horror flicks with her friends, cooking, crafting, exploring, and spending time with her husband, three-year-old daughter, and two cats. In addition to her young adult novel, Back Talk, Alex writes…

everydaymama

Christine Fox is an Everyday Mama to three and a San Diego based freelance writer. She loves everything that has to do with shopping and being the talk of the playgroup when she finds the perfect shirt and diaper bag. Her fashion philosophy is simple, that being a mom does not mean that you should sacrifice style. You can be a mom and still…


Meredith Franco Meyers has written for
Fit Pregnancy, Ladies' Home Journal, American Baby, The Bump,…

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Jessica Gregg is the oldest of the three sisters who founded j. sorelle, a lifestyle + events blog. With a background in Public Relations and wedding planning, Jessica can’t get enough of beautiful events and fine…

shaunayounge.blogspot

Shauna Younge is a dessert table designer, craft stylist, and writer. As the macaron-addicted editor of Sweet Tooth, she blogs about dessert tables, sweet DIYs, and all things candy. She's also the co-founder of party-centric DIY site,


Kate Bayless is a Southern California-based writer and editor with a decade of bylines at iVillage, Babble, Momtrends, and Family Travel Diary as well as glossies like Parents, American Baby, and Fit Pregnancy. She writes regularly about life, family, beauty, travel, health, and more. A mother of three…

handmadebykelly

Kelly Ladd Sanchez, a former magazine editor and writer, now works as a professional craft stylist and paper artist out of her home studio in Orlando, Florida. Kelly is always creating something whimsical, bright, and colorful, with easy-to-follow instructions. Looking for more creative and fun DIY and craft projects to try yourself? Check out…