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
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.