Congrats to Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman and her fiancé ballet choreographer Benjamin Millepied. The couple welcomed the arrival of a baby boy this week.
First-time parenthood has recently sparked a celebrity spawn-a-thon in Hollywood. Fellow A-listers, such as Alicia Silverstone, Mariah Carey, Pink and Jane Krakowski, now star in the most important role of their lives.
Comedian/rapper Nick Cannon and singer/actress Mariah Carey became new parents with the arrival of their twins, Moroccan (boy) and Monroe (girl), on April 30.
Freestyle motocross racer Carey Hart and wife Pink welcomed their first child, Willow Sage, on June 2.
As Father's Day approaches this weekend, we celebrate Hollywood's latest generation of dads and moms. The following products are designed to pamper any new parent.
BEAUTY: Conair For Men i-stubble shaver tracks facial curves with a floating contouring head. BEACON: Supports American Red Cross and breast cancer awareness efforts.
BEAUTY: Elemis Time Defence Wrinkle Delay moisturizes with murumuru, jujube and maracuja oils. BEACON: No animal testing. Also contains no animal-derived collagen, synthetic perfumes and coloring, mineral oil, alcohol or silicones.
BEAUTY: OM4 Soothing Herbal Shaving Emulsion utilizes peppermint and lavender to invigorate the senses, and stoneroot and comfrey to heal skin irritation. BEACON: Cruelty free, and made with greater than 70% organic content. Also contains no parabens or sodium lauryl sulfates.
BEAUTY: Rhonda Allison Raw Environ Protect keeps skin from prematurely aging with zinc oxide and red algae extract. BEACON: No animal testing.
BEAUTY: Bio-Oil utilizes botanicals, oils and vitamins to improve the appearance of scars and stretch marks. BEACON: Supports the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital and Look Good… Feel Better.
BEAUTY: Burt's Bees Mama Bee Belly Balm helps skin retain moisture and elasticity during pregnancy with olive oil, beeswax and pumpkin seed extract. BEACON: No animal testing. Also contains no fragrance, phthalates, petrochemicals or parabens.
BEAUTY: Noli n Nali Organics Tropical Bliss Belly Butter hydrates skin with cocoa butter and rosehip oil. BEACON: No animal testing. Also contains no synthetic fragrance or parabens.
BEAUTY: Weleda Pregnancy Body Oil nourishes the skin and minimizes stretch marks with jojoba seed and sweet almond oils. BEACON: Supports Conservation International.
FOR MOM: POSTNATAL
BEAUTY: Koh Gen Do Body Milk moisturizes dry, undernourished skin with lavender oil, shea buter, jojoba seed oil and vitamin A. BEACON: No animal testing. Also contains no artificial fragrances, petroleum-based mineral oil or synthetic pigments.
BEAUTY: Murad Body Firming Cream enhances skin's elasticity with vitamin C and shea butter. BEACON: No animal testing. Also supports men and women in the armed forces by providing care packages of products that make life more comfortable during deployments.
BEAUTY: Smith & Vandiver Aromatherapaes Revitalizing Shea & Sugar Body Scrub (Honey & Almond) utilizes beeswax, honey extract, sweet almond oil and shea butter to increase cell renewal. BEACON: No animal testing or ingredients. Also contains no fragrance, sulfates or parabens.