Red Carpet Ready On A Budget In A Flash #DivinaLatinaWM

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Being a blogger is much harder than it seems but it’s not to say it’s without it’s perks. One perk I get often is red carpet events. They are fun, celeb filled and I always have a great time. Well, once I get there. For days before, I rummage through my closet to find an “acceptable” outfit and the day of, I spend time planning makeup and hair. As mom, this means I need to do both in a flash. Unlike most of the celebs on the carpet, I don’t have a stylist or a makeup person. This is a mama on a budget so why I may have to look like a million bucks, I definitely don’t have the time or money to spend to look like it.

So what is a red carpet bound mama to do? I have three easy tips for you that will make any time-pressed woman be red carpet ready at an everyday, low price.

  • When it comes to hair, think less is more. Using a product like Tresemme Keratin Smooth well lessen your time styling your hair a sleek smooth or a sleek bun. You’ll look classic and elegant before your kiddos can start pounding on your bathroom door.

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  • The key to perfect looking skin is finding the perfect BB Cream and for me that is Pond’s Luminous Finish BB Cream. I use it daily because it’s timesaving formula helps reduce dark spots, cover imperfections and evens out your skin tone in about 2 weeks. Applying it before my events always leaves me confident to walk the carpet like a pro.
  • A splash of color. I was always afraid of red lips. With my olive skin, red lips weren’t usually recommended but I found it takes the “right” red. Don’t be afraid of red, look for what works for you and then make it work on your lips. Red lips has become my signature and on the carpet, it gives me a little edge that my lips are making an impact.

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You can get all these amazing beauty products for less by shopping all Divina Latina products at Walmart for the best value! Here’s a little bonus: Watch and learn as Divina Latina experts reveal their red carpet secrets and get a $2 coupon on Pond’s® Luminous products.


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  1. Margaret Smith says

    After applying my makeup, I lightly brush my fash with baby powder to help set the makeup and prevent any shine.

  2. says

    Drug stores have makeup deals that you can stack with a sale, store coupon and manufacturer’s coupon. I usually pay nothing or next to nothing for products!

  3. Kim Henrichs says

    I use Mario Badescu face wash. You only need the tiniest bit but it keeps my face amazing. So a twelve dollar bottle seems like a lot but not when it lasts almost a whole year!!

  4. Sarah S says

    Getting a good night’s sleep goes a long way toward reducing puffiness and dark circles under the eyes.

  5. says

    I moisturize from head to toe in coconut oil, avocado oil, vitamin e oil, shea butter, or cocoa butter before bed every night. Religiously. I sometimes get to lazy about washing my face or removing makeup, but you better believe I don’t forget my coconut oil!

  6. Pam O says

    I buy eye liner at the dollar store, and get the free gift with a Clinique purchase so I have free blush , mascara, and lip stick

  7. Suzanne K says

    I take a little extra time to make sure my hair looks great. That gives me the confidence that all is good

  8. Denise A. says

    Learned a long time ago (as a teenager with NO money)… mix about 1/4 C mayonaisse with 1 egg… slather on hair and leave for like 15 min then wash… It’s a GREAT conditioner.

  9. Brooke says

    I make sure to always moisturize, especially in the winter. It, along with exfoliation, helps my skin looking fresh.

  10. jennifer says

    I use coupons and rewards at CVS to get quality beauty products for lower prices, it is a lot of planning and hard work but it pays off!

  11. Natalie says

    I only use small amounts of shampoo and conditioner in order to save money. I also wash my hair every other day vs daily.

  12. sara wood says

    Get a good night sleep! There is nothing beautiful about baggy eyes from lack of sleep.

  13. Brittney House says

    I use store brand soaps and cleansers. I get the same result as the name brands.

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