When Was The Last Time You Had A Mommy Makeover?

Hey Cuties,

Last week my favorite #DMVMomTribe reunited and it felt so good. District MotherHued met up for the Fall Motherhued on the historic U Street, NW, Washington, DC hosted by Etete. This was a let me help you transition your look into fall type of experience.

do you need a mommy makeover

JKDowd Media @jkdowdmedia

Etete serves up new American small plates with Ethiopian spices, flavors, and techniques.

do you need a mommy makeover

JKDowd Media @jkdowdmedia

You know when we get together we eat all of the things. The desserts are always incredibly delicious.

Basket Treats By Alexis Streets: @baskettreats Alexis is the Celeb Dessert Stylist for unique Gourmet Treats, Baskets, Table Artistry and more.

do you need a mommy makeover

DJ Reece

DJ Reece is The Only Choice, you can also hear him mixing 93.9 WKYS-FM set the mood and gave us some music to get our groove on.  We got our groove on too, see exhibit A below.

Oh, we let our hair all the way down!  PixelStrut always humors us with these funny gifs.


New friends or old friends we have fun. There is no such thing as strangers in this Mom Tribe.

do you need a mommy makeover

Fall Sangria

These fall theme cocktails also set the mood.

do you need a mommy makeover

Nikki Walton @curlynikki

Our guest of honor for the night was Nikki Walton known socially as Curly Nikki.  She created her platform to serve as an online “hair therapy session” for those struggling to embrace their naturally curly hair.

Shout out to JK Dowd Photography for all of these dope images.

We show up, we have fun, we learn something new and we make new friends.

The Mom Loft Pamper Suite Partners:

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Kimeera Spa @kimeeraspa

Annastazia Unce is the  Melanin Maintenance Technician of Kimeera Spa. They provided brow touch-ups.  I sure needed to get my uni-brow in order. How often do you make it to the brow shop?

do you need a mommy makeover

Image Concierge @imageconcierge

In this Mom game, it is so easy to forget about taking care of ourselves.  The kids are fed and bathed and put together but we haven’t showered in days, you have a messy top knot and two-day-old yoga pants on. On this night The Melanin Matcher™, at Image Concierge was getting us all the way together.

do you need a mommy makeover

Marjani Beauty @marjanibeautyco

Marjani Beauty is a premier indie beauty destination for women of color. The Purveyor of Brown Beauty™. They got us matched with your one true foundation shade. Listen, it is not cute to wear a foundation shade that does not match. Your makeup shouldn’t look like a peel-off mask.  Learn those undertones ladies.

Ajahmure C. is the Editorial Manicurist behind Her Nails Rock. Her work can be seen on the sidewalk, catwalk, and in a magazine near you. Okay! Manicures were on deck. I don’t know about you but my nails are never polished, water won’t let me be great.

do you need a mommy makeover

It’s Time for Healing

It’s Time For Healing was getting our mom tribe, relaxed honey. Working those kinks, toddler blues, potty training frustration and more right on out.  Often times we shoulder everything and we don’t realize how it physically manifests in our bodies. Relax, Relate, Release!

do you need a mommy makeover


Our goodie bags were heavy, that is how you know there was some really good stuff in there.

Goodie Bag Sponsors:

The Honey Pot Company: @thehoneypotco The first plant-based line of feminine system on the market.  Made for humans with vaginas by humans with vaginas™.  Available at Target.

Every mom should have a Moms are Magic Tee

Mielle Organics LLC: @mielleorganics #1 Organic Hair Care and growth products Formulated by an RN with nature and science.  Available at Sally Beauty, CVS, Target

Zen in a Jar: @zeninajar Nikki is The Zen Fairy behind Zen in a Jar. They create luxury experiences for the mind, body & space. They offer soy candles, body polish, body mist, soaps, soy Wax melts & whipped butter.  All products are handmade to order.

Shopping was had, how cute is this shirt?

Turning Natural: @turningnatural Juice Bar in the DMV with an incredible back story. This business was a dream of her late mother who loss her battle to breast cancer in 2001. She carried the torch in honor of her mom and continued to educate and facilitate a path to healthier living.

Ubiquitous Expo: @ubiquitous_expo  The Ubiquitous Beauty, Hair & Health Expo is where relaxed hair meets natural hair. They put on an annual event filled with vendors, speakers, classes, demonstrations and more.

Andrea is my new friend, we bonded and chatted over our love for all things crafty, creative and Cricut machines. Judge your mother! We were so deep in conversation.

The District Motherhued #DMVMomTribe is at it again with the Mom Loft. Do you need a mommy makeover? Nails, brows, make up, the works.

Chat with me in the comments below or FBIG, and Twitter.

Article written by:

Mimi Robinson is the Lifestyle Media Correspondent and editor behind MimiCuteLips®. She is a wife and mother of two. You can find Mimi working media at your favorite events, traveling and trying out new adventures, or working on a dope DIY project.

Join the discussion

  1. Natasha

    Listen, why are you forcing me to face the fact that I haven’t really taken care of ME in a while. I do try to regularly maintain my brows so I can look acceptable to myself when I wake up first thing in the morning, but nails, skin and whatnot are maintained by me when I really want it to be maintained by someone NOT me. This event looked SO necessary, and I’m glad that you got out to experience it!

  2. Felecia Monique

    I gotta join this group looks like so much fun!!! How do I join?

  3. Keisha

    The pics are dope! Looks like an awesome event. I love that this is for Moms to get together without the kids lol…thanks for sharing!

  4. Kat

    So cool. There are soooo many bloggers in NYC. I miss coming together for events like this. I also want that tshirt!

  5. EG III

    I love the honey pots slogan haha!

    This looks like an awesome event, packed with a room full of amazing women.

  6. Sapphire Kharyzma

    I am well overdue for a mommy makeover. I was thinking about planning a weekend getaway for the holidays!

  7. Shellz

    A mother makeover? Why yes! So I’m living my “get your life” day through you! LOL!! I really like District Motherhued and the events they put on and this was no different. Thanks for shouting out all the businesses because a girl in the DMV needs to know where to go!

  8. LaShawn

    Looks like so much fun! I am in desperate need of a mommy makeover right now! Might get one for Christmas lol

  9. Evelyn Reese

    What an awesome event for moms. As moms we often find ourselves on the back burner to the spouse and children. Thanks for reminding moms to take care of ourselves and relax, relate, release with friends.

  10. Saisha

    It looks like you had an awesome time! I am not a mom, but I can appreciate needing some time to refresh your mind, body and spirit, especially with your girls in tow!

  11. Elle (CleverlyChanging)

    The event looks like it was an awesome experience. I love that they had different black-owned businesses helping out. Moms need events like this one in their lives.

  12. Tiffany H.

    This looks like a fun event. Its important for mothers to have me time, but I understand they put everyone else before themselves.I used to go every 2 weeks for eyebrow, I’m embarrassed to say how often I go now, lets just say they have been neglected. LOL Super important to matched up for the correct foundation. I would have taken advantage of the massage table to get out all the kinks.

  13. Katherine G

    Looks like you ladies had a blast. I need to find a tribe like yours. A group of ladies where I can just have fun.

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