Made for Moms: 15 Beauty Products for Busy Moms
J.R. Watkins Lavender Hand & Body Lotion
You and your baby can both enjoy J.R. Watkins Lavender Hand & Body Lotion ($10; jrwatkins.com): It's paraben- and phthalate-free.
Origins VitaZing SPF 15 Energy-Boosting Moisturizer
Like an alarm for your skin: Origins VitaZing SPF 15 Energy-Boosting Moisturizer ($35; origins.com) contains a blend of invigorating ingredients, including ginseng.
Jergens Overnight Repair Nightly Restoring Moisturizer
Get work done while you sleep by applying a healing lotion like Jergens Overnight Repair Nightly Restoring Moisturizer ($7) right before you hit the sheets.
Mustela Musti Eau de Soin
Hypoallergenic and alcohol-free, Mustela Musti Eau de Soin ($29; sephora.com) is meant for babies, but we love it for us too!
Mélange Solid Perfume
You won't have to worry about Mélange Solid Perfume ($15; melangeperfume.com) taking up room in your bag -- or leaking in it.
Bliss Eau de Toilette
The makers of Bliss Eau de Toilette ($54; blissworld.com) wanted to create a uniquely calming scent. We'd say they succeeded.
Garnier Fructis Style Sleek & Shine Blow Dry Perfector
To go longer without frizz, try Garnier Fructis Style Sleek & Shine Blow Dry Perfector ($12). The two-step system lasts through seven shampoos.
Umberto Beverly Hills Dry-Clean Dry Shampoo
No time to shampoo? Spray a product like Umberto Beverly Hills Dry-Clean Dry Shampoo ($9; at Target) on your roots.
Centrix Q-Zone Dryer
The Centrix Q-Zone Dryer ($200; amazon.com) is one big-ticket item worth putting on your holiday wish list: The quiet motor ensures you'll hear the kids if they need you.
Goody Simple Styles Spin Pin
Updos can be daunting. The Goody Simple Styles Spin Pin ($6 for a pair; at Walmart) aims to do the work of 20 bobby pins with just two metal coils. We tried it, and it works!
L'Oréal Paris Root Rescue
Now it's even easier to cover grays: The box L'Oréal Paris Root Rescue ($8) comes in has a punch-out hole to hold the bottle of color in place so there's no mess.
Rene Furterer Vitalfan Dietary Supplement
Thinning hair? Try Rene Furterer Vitalfan Dietary Supplement ($39 for a one-month supply; beauty.com) for three months. As a precaution, don't take them when pregnant or nursing.
Smashbox Limitless Eye Liner
You'll never search for a makeup pencil sharpener again: Smashbox Limitless Eye Liner ($19; ulta.com) has one built into the cap.
Urban Decay Stardust Eyeshadows
You can open Urban Decay Stardust Eyeshadows with one hand. Press the sides to pop the lid. ($20 each; sephora.com)
Hissyfit Saving Face Anti-Aging Foundation + SPF
Hissyfit Saving Face Anti-Aging Foundation + SPF ($29; hissyfit.com) offers sheer coverage, SPF 50, and age-fighting antioxidants.
Unless otherwise noted, all products are available at mass-market retailers.