Stylish mom accessory
It's so hard to find a cute diaper pouch, one that says "I'm stylish" rather than "I'm an exhausted mom." Let us help: this Hanna Hula pouch comes in red or green apple and can be slung over a stroller handle with ease. Even better, when the baby is through with diapers, the bag can become your cosmetics bag. About $35 (converted from yen), www.hal-japan.com.
Targeting your skin
Our favorite retail addiction, Target, has something new aimed at helping with our favorite cosmetic addiction, searching for better skin. Boots No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Beauty Serum is said to have been tested extensively for a year; 70 percent of those using the product showed a marked improvement in the appearance of photo-aged skin. We're talking wrinkles and lines. $22.99, local Target stores and target.com
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Looks and smells nice
Not that we're prone to sniffing our nail polish, but we've gotten an occasional whiff and haven't been impressed. This summer Revlon offers a solution. It's got a line of nail enamels called Fruitful Temptations in fruit shades that give off a matching fruit scent once the polish dries. The eight colors include Coconut Crush, Mad about Mango, Passionate Fruit and Mon Cherry. $6, mass retailers.
Trendy? You be the judge
We're not sure about these, so we'll let you decide. The Flutters Heel Cap Flat has a blue patent front strap and a suede "flutter" around the heel. It's feminine, but not exactly pretty. Handsome? $295, www.mickmargo.com.