Shannon M Bauer

Shannon M. Bauer

Minnesota born and Brooklyn based, Shannon M. Bauer is a beauty editor for Parents, Parents Latina, and Shape Magazines. She is also a certified makeup artist, self-proclaimed mascara addict, and aunt to a niece and nephew. She likes runs in NYC, cooking without measuring, Sunday afternoon naps, and that moment when someone sends the perfect gif in a text.

Moms (and, for the first time, dads) were ecstatic to push aside the bath toys and spend some time testing nearly 160 new products. Meet the 26 top picks for makeup, skin, and hair.
Regardless of their hair type, texture, or color, all moms are bonded by the desire to have awesome hair without putting in a lot of effort. These new products help make that happen.
From work meetings and school drop-offs to date nights and outdoor parties, there are lots of opportunities to show off the latest beauty looks. Keep reading to learn about what's trending this fall.
Sarah Larson Levey, the founder of Y7 Yoga, a national chain of yoga studios, offers tips on how parents can manage stress and focus on self-care without feeling bad about it.
That magical Zen feeling of putting on a face or hair mask is just as good now as it was when you were a teen. Get the mood—and beauty—boost in record time with these five-minute-or-less treatments.
As a mom, author, and Human Rights Campaign Foundation chair, my days are pretty packed. But here are five ways I power through it all.
An easy way to do yourself and the planet a favor? Upgrade your routine with a few plant based, sustainable products. We asked four beauty-obsessed moms for the latest and greatest clean offerings to smooth skin, shine up hair, make cheekbones pop, and more.
Parents staffers put 12 top dry shampoo and conditioners to the test and these were their favorite formulas for hectic mornings.
Jon'a Joiner, a single mom of a 4-year-old and founder of the life-coaching company Drink First, Then Pour, shares her simple tips for self-care.
Over the past few months, we asked 30 moms to test 200 new skin, hair, and makeup launches. We hope the 31 winners here help you find your own self-care groove again. You deserve it.