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Top Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Searching for the perfect Father’s Day Gift Idea? Don’t despair -- we’ve got you covered!  Since we know that shopping for him can sometimes be a challenge, and you never want to get stuck buying him a generic gift, we’ve hand-picked over 20 different gifts for every kind of dad and budget. MyPhoto GlassPad - Add…

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Cornstarch for Baby Rash

Dealing with baby rashes may be one of the least fun parts of being a mom. That red, sore-looking bottom can seem like an indictment of bad parenting. It’s easy to believe that your baby wouldn’t have diaper rash if you’d remembered to change his diaper more often or used the right cream or ointment or powder to protect his delicate skin from irritation. Cornstarch is an old home remedy to help keep skin dry and reduce friction that can cause heat rashes and diaper rashes. It may, however, cause as many problems as it heals.

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Exclusive Interview with Jessica Alba

She’s an actress, an author, a busy mom – and somehow Jessica Alba still found time to co-found a company devoted to creating natural and non-toxic baby products. Along with Christopher Gavigan, the 31-year-old “Fantastic Four” actress started The Honest Company to provide parents with safe family essentials including diapers, wipes, bath, skin care and home cleaning products.

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The Best Mass Market Mineral Makeup

Made from crushed minerals, mineral makeup claims to offer users a light, natural appearance. Many cosmetic companies have their own line of mineral makeup; however, not all contain the same quality of ingredients. Because makeup is generally worn for a long time, the American Dermatological Association recommends selecting makeup that is hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic. In layman’s terms, this mean the best mineral makeup are those that are less likely to trigger allergic reactions, clog pores or cause acne. The ADA also recommends that users choose makeup that contains sunscreen. Several brands of mineral makeup attempt to follow the ADA recommendations.