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10 Beauty Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms



If you are a stay-at-home mom unemployed or working from home as a freelancer, and you may stop paying attention to your appearance, but you also don’t have time for beauty practices. You may think that is not possible to be a good mom and to look beautiful at the same time. With the following 10 beauty tips for stay-at-home moms, you will understand that being a good-looking mom doesn’t have to be time requiring.

With these tips for moms, even tired and busy moms will be motivated to change the habits and start taking care of the look again. Why we so much insist on the look? Actually, it’s not about the look, but it’s about how to be in love with your body again. During the motherhood, it may happen you forget about your sexuality. Taking care of the body can be a helpful way to reclaim your sexuality. You are not only mom, but you are also a woman. So let’s start with these simple tips for moms on how to look beautiful again.

10 Beauty Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms 

We know that even when you are the stay-at-home mom you have a lot of things to do because house chores are endless, repetitive and tiring. And additionally, nobody will pay you for house labor and even adult children take it for granted. Taking this into account, we make a list for simple and quick activities that can restore your beauty. Follow your needs and choose what is best for you.

  1. Haircut

Nothing can refresh your look better than a good haircut. Talk with your stylist and explain that it has to be easy to manage haircut. Luckily edgy haircut trending so you can pick one of them and don’t worry about styling.

  • Best Quality Concealer

Great beauty tip for busy mother is to invest in the best quality concealer. Not matter if you have a baby, toddler or teenager one thing is for sure you will have periods of time with lack of sleep. The consequences of sleep deprivation can quickly show on your face in the form of black circles under the eyes. A good concealer can cover these eye bags and you will easily have a fresh look.

  • Tinted Moisturizers 

Because of hormonal misbalance after pregnancy, your skin can be prone to acne or brown spots. To cover these irregularities you can use tinted moisturizers. The advantage of this product is that your face will be hydrated.

  • Lip Stain instead of lipstick

A great tip for busy moms is to pick a lip stain instead of regular lipstick. With lip stain, you don’t have to constantly repair the color, like with lipstick. Additionally, balm-like stains are excellent for chapped lips.

  • Natural Organic Makeup

There are a lot of reasons to switch to natural organic makeup. When you are the mom you are constantly worrying what in 1-minute absence of mind your baby can put in mouth. If you don’t want to risk that full of chemical makeup finish in your newborn belly than natural organic makeup is a perfect choice. Not to mention that your skin won’t absorb all these toxic ingredients. It’s a huge relief that the makeup industry finally does this step and start to produce healthy makeup. Just to remind you in after pregnancy period you can be more prone to allergies. No chemical ingredients and toxic free makeup can really be a more reasonable option for moms than regular makeup.

  • Low Budget Easy to Make Beauty Products

Believe it or not, you can easily make some beauty products with ingredients that you have in the kitchen. It can be very quick and cheap if you have a recipe. For example, you can mix a little bit of Curcuma spice and olive oil and make a perfect face mask in a couple of seconds. In addition, natural oils like coconut oil or olive oil can be excellent body moistures. Just apply them after showering when your skin can easily absorb them. You will be surprised how this homemade product can revive your skin beauty and should we mention at all, they are budget friendly.

  • In-shower Products

Even if you plan everything in advance, as a mom you can really feel that day is to short for everything you have to do. We take seriously this problem of shortage of time and because of that, we recommend you in-shower products. There are a variety of in-shower products in the market like in-shower body lotion, in-shower foot scrubber, in shower cream hair removal and even in-shower hair styler. They are really functional and easy to use.

  • Aromatherapy Products

A great tip for tired moms is aromatherapy products. Senses can really affect how we feel and when your energy level is high your face will illuminate.  We highly recommend Aromatherapy products with Stress Relief features. They can easily energize you. 

  • Two in One Product

Two in One product are super efficient and more economical. You can buy hair and body shower, a gel that can work as a body scrubandshower cream that is shower gel and body lotion in one package. They are multi practical, easy to use time efficiently and budget-friendly products.

  1. Fragrances

Last but not the least tips for moms are fragrances. They are a must-have item for the final touch. Incense can impact our emotions and they are great for outside and inside beauty. Choose fragrance according to your emotions. Even if you decide not to wear makeup, fresh aroma fragrance is a quick and fine way to restore beauty.

Our final advice for a tired and busy mom is to try to relax as much as possible. Whatever soothes you can make you more beautiful. Take time for yourself and be sure that the more you are satisfied the more you will illuminate. For more advice on how to plan time so you can be more efficient and have more time for yourself visit top mom. Put yourself always in the first place, because if you are not satisfied anybody of your family members won’t be.


Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth



The Broadway League’s Black to Broadway initiative announces the performers for this year’s Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth concert taking place in Times Square on Wednesday, June 19th from 11:00am – 12:30pm (rain or shine).

Michael James Scott

Michael James Scott will host. Flagstar Bank will be this year’s presenting sponsor.

Phylicia Rashad

The 2024 Juneteenth Legacy Award will be presented to two-time Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad, a versatile performer, director, educator, and humanitarian who has delighted generations of audiences through her work in beloved roles both in theatre and on screen. As an actress, Ms. Rashad has won two Tony Awards, for A Raisin in the Sun (2004 Best Actress in a Play) and Skeleton Crew (2022 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play). She was also a 2005 Best Actress in a Play nominee for Gem of the Ocean. As a producer, Ms. Rashad recently received a Best Revival of a Play nomination for Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch.

The fourth annual Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth concert features more than 35 performers from the following 17 Broadway shows: Aladdin; & Juliet; Back to the Future: The Musical; Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club; Chicago; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; The Heart of Rock and Roll; Hell’s Kitchen; Illinoise; The Lion King; MJ; Moulin Rouge! The Musical;The Notebook; Suffs; Water for Elephants; The Who’s Tommy; The Wiz; and the return of the kids of Young Gifted and Broadway. All performances will be accompanied by live music thanks to The Music Performance Trust Fund and the Film Funds. American Sign Language interpretation will be provided.

The exciting line-up of Broadway stars set to perform includes: Blu Allen, Donovan Louis Bazemore, Jace Bentley, Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Maya Boyd, Tsilala Brock, Max Chambers, Taylor Colleton, Jay Copeland, Lorna Courtney, Charity Angél Dawson, Mariama Diop, Desmond Sean Ellington, Will Ervin Jr., Jerome Hermann-Hardeman, Dorian Harewood, Jackson Hayes, Najah Hetsberger, Afra Hines, Manny Houston, Jaylen Lyndon Hunter, Bre Jackson, Polanco Jones Jr., John-Michael Lyles, Mehret Marsh, Deja McNair, Alex Newell, Veronica Otim, Cristina Rae, Jelani Remy, William Rhem Jr., Albert Rhodes Jr., Walter Russell III, Antoine L. Smith, Nia Thompson, Lamont Walker II, Rachel Webb, NaTasha Yvette Williams, and Hailee Kaleem Wright.

Joining The Broadway League in partnership for Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth are Black Theatre United (BTU), Black Theatre Coalition (BTC), The New York Times, and the Times Square Alliance. Black Theatre United has curated a selection of Black-owned restaurants to take part in the celebration by selling food and treats to attendees. Kokomo, LaMode BK, and Brooklyn Sweet Spot will be on-site with a selection of delicious options to add to the festivity.

Flagstar Bank is the 2024 presenting sponsor of Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth. Other sponsors include: The Music Performance Trust Fund and Film Funds; the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment; Audience Rewards; Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS;; M·A·C Cosmetics; TodayTix; Playbill; The Araca Group; and Open Jar Studios.

The creative and production teams of Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth include Director and Writer Steve H. Broadnax III, Music Director Rashad McPherson, Executive Producers Brian Anthony Moreland and Aaliytha Stevens, Stage Manager Monet Thibou, and General Manager Devon Miller of Foresight Theatrical.

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Experts Can Help Revive Old Floors and Wooden Surfaces! Here’s How




Many prefer wooden floors for their unique charm and warmth. However, with time, these wooden surfaces can become dull, lose their luster, and wear out, and this is when you need to look for proper restoration techniques that would bring life to the old wooden flooring.

We are about to share restoration tips that will revive your wooden flooring and bring back the beauty of the place.

  • Check the floor condition

Before you start the restoration project, you have to assess the condition of the old wooden floor. Look for signs like water damage, stains, wear, scratches, and holes. Note down all the areas that require repairing. You can also get help from the flooring contractor Tampa Florida, to determine the extent of damage and restore the place effectively.

  • Sanding and refining

In restoration, you must remove the old finishes, imperfections, and scratches through sanding. This would help to reveal the natural surface of the wood. You can use an orbital or drum sander to achieve a smooth finish on the wooden floor. These have fine-grit sandpapers that help with the smoothing process. However, it would help if you did not overdo sanding the place; otherwise, it can create uneven patches. After you are done, apply a fresh finish coat to enhance the color and protect the wooden floor.

  • Repairing damage

Over the years, the wooden floor has undergone different kinds of damage, including water stains and scratches. To get a uniform and polished appearance, you need to repair the imperfections, so if there is any scratch or gouge, fill it with a wood pillar or putty. You can use the sanding technique to smoothen the wooden surface. If there is a water stain, gently sand the affected area and apply the wood bleach to lighten the discoloration. If the damage is quite extensive, then you need to replace the rotten boards to protect the structural integrity of the place.

  • Staining and coloring

To achieve the natural beauty of the wooden floor, you have to apply stain, and on top of that, you have to put in a desired color tone. Go through the existing decor or architectural feature, and based on that, choose a stain that would complement the space. Always conduct a small test before applying that stain to ensure the product will meet your expectations. Use a brush or rag to apply this paint and wait for it to penetrate. Finally, a topcoat is applied to protect and seal the coat.

  • Preserve the character features

Wooden floors are popular due to their appealing elements, such as grain patterns, patina, or knots. You need to retain these character features when restoring old floors and not erase them.

Summing it up

After restoring the wooden floor, remember to maintain it routinely to ensure its long-lasting beauty. Sweep or vacuum dirt and debris daily and gently mop the damp area to keep the wooden floor free from stains. To prevent scratches, you can use protective felt pads under the furniture. Also, make it a habit to avoid walking with heels or shoes on this wood; otherwise, it can damage the wood.

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Raising Cane’s and Ice-T Make National Iced Tea Day Even Sweeter



Don’t mess with Ice T perfection!

June 10 is National Iced Tea Day, and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than with this sweet combination.

Iconic musician and actor Ice T is mixing up an incredible batch of delicious fun with Raising Cane’s and making this National Iced Tea Day twICE as nICE!

It’s the national holiday celebrating me – and Cane’s iced tea – and it’s great to be working with Cane’s again on one of my favorite holidays,” said Ice T. “There are two versions of iced tea: one is sweet, and one is unsweet. Both are great at Cane’s, but you only want the sweet version of Ice T!”

During a recent surprise guest appearance as a Raising Cane’s Fry Cook & Cashier at the Astor Place location in New York City, unsuspecting fans and customers got a special treat when he popped up with a perfectly filled cups of iced tea. The Big Apple got some crisp love from the star and it made for a memorable moment that will forever be frying in the minds of those who got to see him action on this date.

Today only, Caniac Club members craving the perfect summer beverage can enjoy a free 22 oz. iced tea at Cane’s locations nationwide. The offer will load to Caniac Club accounts automatically and is redeemable by swiping the Caniac Club Card or scanning the QR code within the Raising Cane’s mobile app.

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Bud BagsTM Launches The World’s Standard Secured Delivery Bag



Introducing Bud Bags an eco-friendly and secure new way to transport cannabis. These biodegradable courier bags, blend sustainability and security. These bags are for the environmentally conscious and engineered for unparalleled protection.

Bud Bags from BUD BAGS on Vimeo.

These bags have tamper-evident security made with features to detect and deter theft. Often they are equipped with unique seals to indicate when unauthorized use or tampering has occurred. These bags are typically used for the transportation of valuable items like cash, cannabis, or documents.

Most bags are made of plastic and mylar so they are not biodegradable. However these bags can be cusomized.

Bud Bags allows anything to be transported without knowledge. They are opaque with an adhesive strip that let you know it’s been tampered with, which means that if something’s missing, it is the company not the courier.

Bud bags is working hand and hand with ASTM International, an international standards company in transportation. ASTM International, serves over 12,000 ASTM standards operate globally. The standards are defined and set by them, as they improve the lives of millions every day. Combined with our innovative business services, they enhance performance and help everyone have confidence in the things they buy and use.

Its good to be carried by the best.


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Eli Marcus Throws One Of The Best Networking Events in The City at Fushimi Time Square



Kiril Mihajlov owner of The Consulate, Suzanna Bowling, publisher of the Times Square Chronicles, Theatre Marketing pro Keith Hurd, Doria Lee from the Time Hotel. Jeffrey Pai from The Beekman Hotel. Eric Papanikolas from the Time Hotel.

Eli Marcus otherwise known as “The Mayor of Times Square” is the king of fabulous networking events. Last night over 300 people gathered together at Fushimi Time Square, 311 West 43 St (8th/9th Aves) from 4:30 til 7pm.

Eli Marcus and Chef Sal Scognamillo of Patsy’s Italian Restaurant

It was one of the largest networking events in the city, filled with people in the hospitality, theatre and media industry’s.

Errol Rappaport, Producer Craig Horsley, Producer Pat Addiss, Singer Quinn Lemley

Gerard McKeon publisher Black Tie International Magazine and Chuck Armstrong producer and owner of Wonderama TV Show

There was a three piece jazz band, door prizes, happy hour prices with passed hors d’oeuvres

hors d’oeuvres

May Pang, companion to John Lennon in the 70’s, helped give away an 18″ Beatles Sergeant Pepper’s luggage, courtesy of Marty Singer, from Rocksax licensed Rock band products.
May Pang is featured in the best documentary I have seen in years: The Lost Weekend: A Love Story. See it on Amazon Prime, Roku, YouTube, etc. Also, check out her one-of-a kind photos with Lennon…not available anyplace else, at

The luggage winner Jayson Colon, May Pang, Marty Singer and Eli Marcus

There were also tickets to the 78th annual Theatre World Awards and Mercer Labs: Museum of Art and Technology.

Eli Marcus and yours truly

If you missed this amazing event, Eli’s next event will happen Thursday June 20 in Little Italy at Baby John’s Pizzeria with The Cannoli King himself John DeLutro. Also on Friday June 28, from 4:30 til 6:30 Kiril Mihajlov will host Eli’s third Networking event at The Consulate Midtown at 44 West 56.

This is definitely the place to be, especially if you are looking to connect.


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