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Creamy bronze or rose face highlighter and a matching shimmering powder are packed in a tiny pot (along with a mirror and mini-powder puff) to give lids and cheeks a glow, even on the go. Layer the powder over the cream for twice the radiant color. ($17.50; thebodyshop.com)
"This was so easy to use -- and a nice light color."What Is "Mom-Tested"?
--Katie Ives, mom of Elijah, 7 months, New Orleans
The contoured block fits comfortably in the palm of your hand. Use the blue side to file nails, purple to buff and smooth, and white to create lacquerlike shine. ($4; tweezerman.com)
"It performs three steps in seconds, and my nails look like they've been painted with clear polish."
--Brittany Seeger mom of Sterling, 17 months, Port Saint Lucie, FL
Rich moisturizers and subtle sparkle transform skin, while a blend of fragrances including fig, white peach, and olive flower delight your senses. Perfect as a date-night indulgence or an everyday skin luxury. ($16; Victoria's Secret stores)
"The aroma is wonderful --even my 3-year-old son said, 'Mommy, you smell delicious.'"
--Rhonda McDonough, mom of Owen, 3, and Kegan, 6 months, Midlothian, VA
This one-minute revitalizer is a blend of oils and salt granules. Can be used alone or before applying polish on hands (and feet). ($25; Walgreens stores)
"Works so much better than just cuticle oil. My hands feel really soft."What Is "Mom-Tested"?
--Shona Paduani, mom of Michael 8, and Christopher, 10 months, Highland Lakes, NJ
This subtle sunless tanner plus daily moisturizer contains caffeine and seaweed extracts to tighten skin. ($7)
"Very nice, light scent. It gave me the most natural tan appearance of any product I've tried."
--Sandi Tibbles, mom of Nolan, 4 and Ally, 8 months, Clarkston, GA
This product brilliantly pairs a twist-up eyeliner on one end with a long-lasting cream shadow on the other. The six color combinations help take the guess-work out of matching your eye makeup. ($6)
"The liner goes on smoothly, and the shadow blends well. I love that I can just pop it in my purse for easy touch-ups."
--Carrie Sullivan mom of Dayne, 14, McKenna, 5, and Quinn, 2, Lincoln, NE
Sheer and creamy, this flattering shade of mauve gives lips and cheeks a quick pick-me-up. For the most radiant flush, apply color to the apples of cheeks in a whiskerlike pattern, then blend with your finger. ($20; sephora.com)
"It's goof-proof and long-lasting."
--Angela Irvine, mom of Madeline, 3 and Alice, 10 months, Brookston, MN
This citrus-and-green-apple-scented cleanser is infused with real sugar to polish, with the added benefit of moisturizing glycerin to soften skin.($4)
"It's very gentle, even on sensitive skin. The uplifting scent is a definite plus for sleep-deprived moms!"
--Christine Madurel mom of Lucien, 3, and Chloe, 1, Aurora, CO