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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)

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    "This was so easy to use -- and a nice light color."
    --Katie Ives, mom of Elijah, 7 months, New Orleans

    What Is "Mom-Tested"?
  • 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)

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    "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

    What Is "Mom-Tested"?

  • 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

    What Is "Mom-Tested"?

  • 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)

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    "Works so much better than just cuticle oil. My hands feel really soft."
    --Shona Paduani, mom of Michael 8, and Christopher, 10 months, Highland Lakes, NJ

    What Is "Mom-Tested"?
  • This subtle sunless tanner plus daily moisturizer contains caffeine and seaweed extracts to tighten skin. ($7)

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    "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

    What Is "Mom-Tested"?

  • 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

    What Is "Mom-Tested"?

  • 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)

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    "It's goof-proof and long-lasting."
    --Angela Irvine, mom of Madeline, 3 and Alice, 10 months, Brookston, MN

    What Is "Mom-Tested"?

  • 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)

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    "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

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