Win A Mommy Makeover Worth $500: You Deserve This!

Do you spend all day in black yoga pants and t-shirts from 1992? Has it been 5 months since your last haircut? Is your idea of getting dressed up throwing on some jeans and mascara? Sound familiar?

In honor of Mother’s Day and all of the fabulous New Orleans moms who read New Orleans Moms Blog daily, we’d like to treat one lucky winner to a fabulous mommy makeover!

Here’s What You’ll Get

A complimentary cleanse/cut/style, color and make-up session at H2O Salon and Spa  ($200 value). H2O LOGOH2O, located on Metairie Road, offers innovative professionals who love people and are obsessed with delivering beautiful hair. Their stylists begin with a 2-year educational commitment that allows the salon to stylists at various levels of education, experience and demand. H2O Salon and Spa offers a wide variety of services ranging from hair services to facials, waxing services, massages, nail services and makeup application. Indulge yourself at their one stop shop for a day of beauty and pampering.

A delicious dining experience at Salú ($75 gift card for dinner). Located in uptown New Orleans, Salú is a Southern European Bistro inspired by the sights and flavors of the French, Spanish and Italian Riviera…with a modern Salu_logo_circle_wyr-1twist! The restaurant features a wide selection of mussels and flatbreads, along with a variety of sharing plates and an excellent week day happy hour (Mon-Fri 4-7pm, featuring $8 flatbreads and mussels, $10 pitchers of Mojitos, Margaritas, Sangria and Caipirinhas or $2,50 by the glass, $5 specialty drinks and more!). With the recent hire of  Boston-native Executive Chef, Dustin Brien, the Salú menu has transformed, expanding upon new flavors and refining the menu to present only the best dishes! Perfect for a night out with friends, or an intimate date night, Salu can match any experience you bring. Salú has also just announced its new Summer Hours and will now be open for lunch every day! {Mon-Thurs: 11:30 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. :: Fri-Sat: 11:30 a.m.- 11:00 p.m. :: Sun: 11:30 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.}

Worried about childcare? Don’t! Natural Nannies NOLA has you LogoColorTextBelowcovered with 4 hours ($80 value) of drop in nanny services for use the morning of your appointment OR the evening of your date! With over 14 years of industry experience between them, Kristen and Sharon are pretty sure they can help you find a solution to your child care needs! What if you could skip the daycare waiting lists and hire a nanny? The benefits of hiring a professional nanny are many: a high level of education and professionalism, personalized care, care inside of your home, extremely low caregiver to child ratios, controlled environment, and a personal relationship with your child’s caregiver. What’s even better than a nanny? A nanny for the same price as daycare! Natural Nannies NOLA is the only agency offering personalized nanny share services in the area AND they offer “drop in” services for $20/hour (i.e. nannies as you need them: for a few hours, a day or whatever you need)! These specific services are good for up to three children in Orleans or Jefferson Parish and must be used all at once (i.e. not on two different days).

Don’t you think it’d be nice to get family pictures taken with your new look? Christie Froom Photography is graciously donating a family session worth $175 (with 15-20 edited images on a flash drive. You may 1834_162063683946598_1928946449_nremember Christie from the New Orleans Moms Blog Easter Egg Hunt, but if you haven’t met her yet, you’re sure to fall in love! She’s the mom to a precious toddler girl, a teacher during the week and a photographer on the weekends. We get tired just thinking about all of that!

The “Fine Print”

  • You must be available for the complimentary makeover on the morning of Friday, May 10 (just in time for Mother’s Day!) – your reservation is already made!
  • You must be willing to be photographed for a before/after picture (at H2O on the morning of your appointment), which will then be used in a later post here at New Orleans Moms Blog
  • You must agree to participate in social media efforts the day of your makeover (i.e. let people know what you’re up to via Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram, tagging the involved businesses)
  • You must agree to chat with us about your experience afterwards for a full recap post
  • This may be obvious, but we’re gonna say it anyway: you must be a mom to win. After all, the whole point is to pamper mom for Mother’s Day!

After reading the “Fine Print,” enter to treat yourself – you deserve this!

In order to win, you MUST comment on this blog post to tell us why we should pick you. It is TOTALLY fair game to enter on behalf of someone else (i.e. dads, if you happen to be reading, you can enter your wife), but the “fine print” above still applies to the winner. After letting us know why you OR the mom you’re nominating deserves this mommy makeover, please be sure to let us know that you commented by formally entering the contest using the Rafflecopter widget below. There are lots of fun lagniappe entries, too!

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Ashley is the Co-Owner of New Orleans Mom, Red Stick Mom and Lafayette Mom, now the largest network of parenting websites in South Louisiana. Proud graduates of the University of Virginia, she and her husband Blaise spent time in Tampa and Scottsdale prior to settling down back home in New Orleans, something they both said "would never happen." An avid runner, she'll try any workout at least once and is always up for sweating with friends. When she’s not shuttling her 3 very active kids to school, gymnastics or baseball, you can find her cheering for the Saints, trying new restaurants or spending time with family and friends. She's also not afraid to return mediocre books to the library before finishing them because life is too short for bad books. A native New Orleanian, Ashley loves exploring and discovering the beauty of South Louisiana through her growing children's eyes.


  1. Whew I think all moms could use this! It would’ve great to have a break and do something to make us moms feel great about ourselves and enjoy the night out.


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