All posts tagged: nail polish

Easy Beauty Products for Working Moms on the Go

As a working mom, I don’t have a lot of time to pamper myself. I like products that are easy and quick to apply, like mineral foundation. Here are two of my favorites that I’ve been using this week: Rimmel London Keep Calm Lip Balm.  I have two shades. This one is Berry Blush. It’s vibrant but not messy. No lip liner needed to apply. The color stays on pretty good. It’s just that pop I need for a day in the office or an afternoon out and about with the family. Make a statement without being overly dramatic with this shade. Please note that I took this photo in front of Rolling Stone magazine featuring Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley because we can all enjoy a little eye and ear candy! I love Sally Hansen Insta-Dri polish because I can paint my nails during my lunch break. I choose neutral shades most of the time because I like the clean, fresh look and I can get away with chipped polish a little bit if I …

3 Reasons Jamberry Isn’t Working Mom-Friendly

Moms can’t avoid Jamberry nail wraps. Chances are you’ve been added to at least five Facebook groups from friends selling the product. Most of those who’ve tried it become obsessed with the fun designs. I’m one of the few who prefers actual nail polish. Here’s why: It takes too long to apply Jamberry wraps.  As a working mom, I don’t have a half hour at home to sit and heat nail stickers with a blow dryer and then make sure they are perfectly placed on my nails. I want to spend time with my baby and give her my full attention.  I can paint my nails in five minutes while I read work emails, though.  Jamberry doesn’t chip but it shows growth from the cuticles down. That’s ugly and just as bad as chipping. I’d much rather have naked nails then two weeks of grown-out nail wraps. If I need my nails presentable in a pinch, I can throw on Sally Hansen Insta-Dri polish and call it a fashionable day. The removal process is time consuming. Do busy moms …