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Kristen Bell Reveals Her Mom-to-Be Beauty Must-Have

02/07/2013 at 10:00 AM ET

Kristen Bell Neutrogena Naturals Acne
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Now that Kristen Bell is expecting her first child, the actress is a little more conscious of what she’s exposing herself (and her baby!) to.

“I have been hyperaware of everything I come in contact with since I’ve been pregnant,” The Lifeguard star, 32, tells PEOPLE. “I’m just very aware of what I am putting in my body because it is affecting someone else and that’s kind of my responsibility.”

And that includes also paying attention to the products she’s putting on her face, which has never looked better.

“I am working really hard at keeping everything I use very natural so the Neutrogena Naturals acne line could not have launched at a more perfect time for me,” says the mom-to-be, who is also the brand’s ambassador. “It has the most amazing fresh citrus smell, which is a blessing compared to some other acne products.”
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Salma Hayek’s New Nail Polish Collection Inspired by Daughter

11/15/2012 at 10:00 AM ET

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Valentina Pinault sure knows how to motivate mom Salma Hayek.

The 5-year-old, who keeps the actress laughing after long days at work, can also take credit for inspiring the new line of nail polishes from her mother’s beauty brand, Nuance.

“Valentina is obsessed with the colors,” Hayek tells PEOPLE about her little helper.

But it wasn’t just the pint-size fashionista’s love of bold hues that Hayek considered when developing the collection, which launches online and in limited CVS stores starting Nov. 19 with 30 chic shades.

The concerned mom also made sure all the polishes, including base and top coats, were made with a kid-friendly formula that combines both natural ingredients and vitamins.

“It was very important for me to incorporate nail lacquer that isn’t very toxic,” Hayek explains.

– Anya Leon

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Fab Sale Round-Up: Gilt Groupe, MyBlueBirdie and More!

06/16/2012 at 11:00 AM ET
Courtesy Gilt Groupe

Next week, Gilt Groupe is hosting a few fab sales worth checking out. You’ll find loads of chic toys, accessories, shoes and clothing from Alex Toys (6/17), Petites Frites (6/18), Momeni Rugs (6/19), Bratt Décor (6/20), Mini Rodini (6/21), science-themed goodies (6/23), and more.

Our picks: Elephantito’s 6-Button Dress (now $37, originally $78) and Nellystella’s Carol Playsuit (now $45, originally $105), above.

Not a member of Gilt? Use our exclusive link to sign up.

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Round-up: Cool Earth-Friendly Products for the Whole Family

04/20/2012 at 02:00 PM ET
Courtesy Envirosax

Ready to go green?

With Earth Day coming up this weekend, it’s all about doing your part for the planet.

So to help you and your mini tree huggers celebrate the big day (and beyond!), we’ve rounded up some of the coolest eco-friendly clothes, toys and gear.

And what better to set things off than outdoors with a picnic at the park?

Perfect for storing snacks and accessories for the whole gang, Envirosax‘s Babushka Tote ($9) is lightweight, portable and waterproof.

And thanks to its reinforced seams, it holds as much as two plastic bags combined.

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Piggy Paint: Eco-Friendly Nail Polish for Kids

04/19/2012 at 02:00 PM ET
Courtesy Piggy Paint

While painting her daughters’s nails one day, Melanie Hurley noticed that drops of the traditional nail polish she was using were eroding the foam plate underneath.

Luckily, this unpleasant sighting led to a mommy call to action because it was then that Hurley decided to create a safer alternative — Piggy Paint.

The collection, which includes several bright solid and glittery colors, is made with a chemical-free, water-based formula making it completely non-toxic and odorless.

Plus, it offers the same salon-quality manicure as other polishes.
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Poll: Would You Dye Your Hair While Pregnant?

04/13/2012 at 10:00 AM ET

She may be expecting her second child, but that hasn’t put a damper on how Kourtney Kardashian styles her hair. After 10 years of keeping her luscious locks dark, the reality star (who has a daughter on the way in July) decided it was time for a new look. The result? Subtle highlights to brighten up her appearance.

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While some might say it’s unsafe to dye your hair while pregnant, Kardashian defends her decision to add lighter streaks while rocking a bump.
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Easter Round-up: Cool Treats and Toys for Your Bunny’s Basket

04/02/2012 at 10:00 AM ET
Courtesy The Children’s Place

Hippity, hoppity!

There’s less than a week until the Easter Bunny hops into your household with a basket full of goodies (and that never-ending cellophane grass).

And between nibbling on the left out carrots to coming up with creative places to hide colored eggs, we have a hunch that a certain bunny could use some help finding sweet treats, toys, fashion and more for their little ones.

So we’ve rounded our top picks that are sure to be a hit this holiday.

To make sure they’re looking their best (and cutest!) on Sunday, check out The Children’s Place‘s affordable collection of festive pieces.

You’ll find everything from dainty dresses and cropped cardigans for girls to polished oxford shirts and chino pants for boys.

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