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How to Look Great in a Minivan

Photo by: Janice Min/St. Martin's Press
How to Look Great in a Minivan
"This book takes the best tricks and advice from the experts who make celebrities beautiful and shows real women how to do it to," says Min. "And guess what? It's easy."

How to Look Hot in a Minivan: Four Mom Makeovers

Janice Min, editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter, knows all about "yummy mummies" --celebrities who glow before, during and, apparently, immediately after their pregnancies. During her six years as the editor in chief of Us Weekly Magazine she says her "office was flooded" with pictures of stars who were back in their bikinis just weeks after giving birth. Her own experience was a little different: "After the euphoria of meeting your first-born fades, there's another big reveal: Your postpartum body," she writes in the introduction to her new book, How to Look Hot in a Minivan.

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"As moms, we all want to look good and feel stressed out when we don't," Min tells Shine. She consulted the experts and gathered the best tips and advice on how women can carve out the time they need to feel great and look chic, but on a budget. She enlisted hair stylist Ted Gibson to help her make over four busy mothers to prove that, as she puts it, "You don't have to spend money like a celebrity to steal their tricks."