If you could only have one product for your hair, makeup and skincare, what would it be? Chances are your bathroom cabinets are filled to the brim of impulse Sephora purchases and random products a friend recommended—but do they really do any magic for you?
Moms on Chairman Mom wanted to know what other mamas were obsessing over—the 'hero' beauty product in their mix—and they had some amazing recommendations.
From long-lasting deodorants and classic coconut oil to retinol serums for a bargain, here's what they shared. *Adds everything to cart*
1. Go-to face peel
"My go-to face peel is Ole Henriksen lemon strip flash peel. It's magic for my skin! I also love Paradox Beauty's face oil which I use at night. For hand lotion, the only one I will ever use is First Aid Beauty, it's so thick and luxurious and not oily at all."—Mrs P.
2. A blowdryer totally worth the money
"A lifesaver is the Dyson hair dryer—it IS worth the money if you have challenging hair. Saves time and tames it a lot without damage."—Katelyn
3. Couldn't pick just one
"I have two. One is The Ordinary! Products are generally around $6. The product selection is a bit overwhelming, but I highly recommend the retinol—my spa/facial/Botox place charges over $100 for a similar product. I'm also super obsessed with Deck of Scarlet. They send you a palette every other month that's almost an all-face palette and there are videos on how to put it on your face. My makeup looks very put together now."—Cynthia
4. Color correctors
"Sephora color correctors. I've never liked foundation and powder doesn't cover my sun damage spots, but this stuff does an amazing job of 'me but better'."—Cindy
5. Multi-tasking tinted moisturizer
"Suntegrity 5-in-1 Tinted Moisturizer. I cannot get enough of this product! It has 20% zinc oxide (physical sun barrier, better for you than chemical sunscreens), and the slight tint makes it a perfect replacement for my foundation. Also, clean / nontoxic formulations! I slather this on daily and I swear that it has actually made my skin better as a result of daily use."—N.M.C.
6. The best concealer
"Tarte shape tape. Finally a concealer that doesn't crease. For real."—A.
7. Natural moisturizer
"I swear by coconut oil for my body moisturizer. Sometimes I have the kind in a jar that solidifies when cool and sometimes I get the fully liquid type. Either way, I always rub this all over my body right after a shower and it's kept my skin very moisturized and soft without feeling greasy."—Amy
8. The only mascara you need
"Benefit's Yes They're Real Mascara is beyond anything. It took me months to listen to some of my colleagues at work and now that I have, I feel sad I ever put anything else on my eyes."—Amanda
9. A natural deodorant that works
"My latest incredible find is Schmidt's Magnesium + Charcoal deodorant. I have literally tried every natural deo, and this is the first one that truly works. My husband uses it, and I've recommended it to burly man friends too, who swear it works for them as well."—Emily
10. Face freeze
"I randomly read about Urban Decay "face freeze" and it's brilliant for those days that you have to go straight to work to an event and don't want to have to re-apply (never works for me) or show up with your make up half gone. The trick is to spray it on BEFORE applying mascara and it really does keep it "fresh" all day."—Tman
11. Favorite (affordable!) face wash
"I love Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash which is inexpensive and gets everything clean without feeling tight and dry."—Cskott
12. Lip mask
"Bite Agave Lip Mask! My lips can never get hydrated enough and after a weekend in Tahoe where they got particularly dry, my friend gave me some of this on the drive home. GAME CHANGER."—Sarah
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