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    1. A tube of Boudreaux's Butt Paste that'll quickly become your go-to problem solver. It contains zinc oxide, which is used to treat minor burns and chapped skin as well as diaper rash.

    Promising review: "I have used for everything BUT diaper rash! (No kids.) The zinc oxide will heal just about anything and this product contains a very concentrated amount. Use this instead of Neosporin for any cut, burn, or bug bite." —MJ

    Get it from Amazon for $4.68+ (available in two sizes and packs of three and six).

    2. A jar of nipple cream to replace the lip balms you keep losing. Yep, that's right. Nipple cream is a great alternative to lip balms and lotions, and it delivers a concentrated dose of hydration where you need it most. And because it's made for babies and nursing mothers, it's free of irritating ingredients like petroleum, parabens, and artificial fragrance so people with sensitive skin can use it.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. I use this on my lips and cuticles. I use it on my nipples after pumping. I've used it on my heels and on my husband's elbows that were so dry they were cracking and bleeding. After two uses, his elbows were back in shape. I love this product and highly recommend it. It has multiple uses, and it's OK if Baby eats some while nursing because it's organic. And although the tub it comes in is small, it lasts forever." —Eliana Jaime

    Get it from Amazon for $8.29.

    3. A bottle of talc-free Burt's Bees baby powder so sweaty shoe smells are *poof* gone. You can also dust it in your hair as an alternative to dry shampoo or sprinkle it on your pet's fur between baths. And that's not all! Set your makeup with it, freshen your pits when you forget deodorant, rub it between your legs to prevent chafing, or scatter it on your sheets so you don't wake up in a pool of your own sweat.

    Promising review: "My husband suffered for years with athlete's foot. He complained of burning sensation and tried all types of medications. He started using this every day dusting directly on feet before putting on his shoes. This healed his burning, cracked, stinky feet." —Teresa Mendoza

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    4. A container of lavender bubble bath, because babies aren't the only ones who deserve a relaxing bath. The Honest Company's bubble baths are hypoallergenic and paraben-free, plus they're designed to be tear-free — but you can still cry in the bath if you want. #sadgirl #tubcry


    Promising review: "I’ll admit it. I’m a 20-something-year-old guy that is more likely to take a bath than a shower. And just like anyone, I’m always looking for a way to take my relaxation a step further... especially after a long day at work. This product has been perfect! I’ve tried multiple other bubble bath brands and formulas purchased from drug and grocery stores and I don’t think I’ve emptied a single one of them. I have sensitive skin and most of the products I’ve tried leave my skin feeling dry, irritated, and itchy. And the ones that didn’t either didn’t smell all that great, didn’t really create all that many bubbles, the bubbles didn’t last very long, or didn’t really make it all that much easier to relax. This one has been spot on in all aspects. The lavender aroma is perfect. Not so strong that it’s overbearing and not so weak that it completely disappears. And super relaxing. Perfect amount of bubbles. And they don’t disappear the moment I shut the water off which is perfect for bubble beards. And most important for me, I have yet to get dry or itchy skin since using this product. I will definitely purchase again." —Albert Capano

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. A container of Burt's Bees body oil to lock in moisture as the weather dries out your skin. This lightweight oil is made with sweet almond oil, lemon oil, and vitamin E, so it not only smells good, but it also protects your skin from damaging free radicals.

    Promising review: "Purchased this to use on friends when they asked for a massage. When it came, I used it on my dry, cracked, summer feet (after scrubbing and filing it soft) and holy crap did it work well. Great product!" —JB-Luv

    Get it from Amazon for $5.29.

    6. A 2-in-1 shampoo and body wash for people with fine hair — or anyone who just wants to reduce the number of bottles cluttering their shower. This one's made with calendula extracts, which is especially great for treating eczema.

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    Promising review: "You just need small dabs, and they go a long way! I use a pea size amount for my face. So smooth and silky, and my face looks beautiful and clean afterwards. NO BREAKOUTS! I read about this product in a magazine saying that even though it says it's for babies, it's great for adults, too. THEY WERE RIGHT! I only buy Weleda products now!" —AZ Cindy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49.

    7. A conditioning leave-in detangler that'll dramatically reduce the number of times you ask yourself, "Should I just shave my head?" while brushing your hair. Your strands will be knot-free and smell ~amazing~.

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    Promising review: "I initially bought this for my niece who battles tangles all the time. I was so impressed by what it did for her hair that I started using this in mine. I have very long fine hair that easily tangles when brushing. This product is comparable to Aveda's leave-in damage control hair spray." —DeeAnna Tkach

    Get it from Amazon for $6.40+ (available in five scents).

    8. A gentle Mustela nourishing stick you'll want to keep in your bag at all times if you have dry skin. It's made with shea butter and ceramides that create a moisture-trapping barrier to keep your skin hydrated. And! It comes in a handy stick form so you can swipe it as needed.

    Promising review: "I purchased this product for my daughter, because her cheeks and nose were soo dry and chapped just a few days into winter. This stick glides smoothly onto her face and I can almost instantly see the relief it provides. I put a little bit of product on my cracked, chapped lips just to see and IT IS AMAZING! Super hydrating, long lasting — I LOVE much that I ordered one for myself the very next day. If you have chapped lips or cheeks, I highly recommend this product." —Chelsea Boyd

    Get it from Amazon for $9.50.

    9. An organic DEET-free bug repellant for anyone who's concerned about chemicals. Sky Organic's bug spray is made with only essential oils so you can feel safe spraying it on your entire family, including your fur babies.

    Promising review: "Love this brand! I have purchased several of their items and they never disappoint. This spray is great for my five kids and myself. The smell is way better than expected, and doesn't leave my skin all greasy. Highly recommend!" —EdgeyPoptart

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    10. A baby lotion to quench your dry skin's never-ending thirst (which is also how I would describe my desire to buy impractical clothing and these black boots).


    Promising review: "Yes it's thick, more like a cream than a lotion, but it is PHENOMENAL for a sunburn! I had the worst sunburn of my life; it was beyond burn. It actually felt like I had been hit by a car in the back of my legs. Excruciating! Desperate for some kind of remedy using something I already had in the house, I searched the internet and read that I should use a lotion that contained NO alcohol. I remembered that I had some of this Shea Moisture lotion in my son's bathroom that I used on him when he was little (because it smells so good!!). Eureka! At last, a lotion in this house that does not contain alcohol! I lathered myself in it and finally got some SERIOUS relief from the unbearable pain! AND, miraculously, I didn't peel!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.30.

    11. An SPF 50 baby sunscreen that'll actually absorb into the skin so you don't feel permanently greasy. It's specifically designed for babies' delicate skin, so people with sensitive skin will love it.

    Promising review: "I prefer using natural sunscreens for many reasons, so I was happy to be able to try this one. It's a zinc-oxide based formula that's good for sensitive skin. My skin gets irritated by some of the chemical-based sunscreens, so I found this one to be more gentle. It's also fragrance-free, which is ideal for those with allergies to scents, or who just don't want a sunscreen that smells like coconuts or perfume. The sunscreen goes on smoothly, and is easy to spread over the skin. It leaves skin soft without a sticky feeling or white residue. The three-ounce tube size is compact enough to bring along to a beach, park, pool, or other outdoor activities. I'm happy with this sunscreen, and enjoy using it to protect my skin in a more natural way." —Eva

    Get it from Amazon for $11.10.

    12. A bottle of gripe water so you can get rid of your hiccups ASAP. They also work wonders if you're suffering from gas (thanks a lot 11 p.m. tacos!!).

    Promising review: "Love this stuff. It instantly cures my baby’s hiccups 95% of the time, and I recently discovered that it cures adult hiccups just as fast. My baby loves the flavor and gets a huge toothless grin each time I give it to her." —Martie K.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.72.

    13. A diaper spray that'll make your forget all about your expensive toners. California Baby's diaper wash is designed to soothe babies' bottoms, but because it contains witch hazel, an inflammation-relieving, acne-fighting ingredient, reviewers say it's also a fantastic toner. Who knew??

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    Promising review: "I tested this on a cut on my thumb, that I got while drying dishes. It did not sting at all. I have also been using this as a toner. It is wonderful! I was scared because I have never been able to use toner. I almost always have an allergic reaction. This product doesn't dry out my skin, nor does it irritate my skin! It cleared up the small acne breakout that I got on my cheeks when my milk supply dried up (I didn't think that acne would EVER go away)." —Morgannin

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97.

    14. A micellar water for sensitive skin that just might convince you to join the cleansing water bandwagon. It's great for refreshing your face on the go because you don't have to rinse it off. Mustela's is made with aloe vera extract so it also helps smooth and soothe your skin.


    Promising review: "I actually got this for myself after reading about the benefits of micellar. Because of my SUPER sensitive skin (mild eczema, combination skin), I wanted to start at baby level before trying Garnier/other brands. Holy crap, after one day I can already feel a HUGE difference. Even after using my oil cleaner and wash, it still managed to take off a crazy amount of dirt, and I woke up this morning with soft hydrated skin and zero dry spots. If you're unsure about what micellar water to try out..definitely suggest trying this out first." —lizzy

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    15. A baby cologne that'll become your signature scent. "It's this fabulous new scent called 'eau de bébé'" — you to all your friends.


    Promising review: "I love this scent and it's gentle so no breakouts for me. I use some of this when I get out the shower for some extra clean, fresh smell that last throughout the day. I place it on my arms and neck. Btw, it does not taste very good at all so please wash hands before eating a sandwich after applying it." —ItsTrixie2You

    Get it from Amazon for $3.69.

    16. A vegan nail polish to give your claws a break from toxic polishes. Ella + Mila polishes are great for you and your mini me's manicures because they're PETA-certified cruelty free as well as seven-free, which means they don't contain seven common toxic ingredients.


    Promising review: "I am seriously SERIOUSLY impressed with this nail polish! Not only is it free of harmful chemicals but it lasts forever! I'm a hairdresser, working on up to 10-12 clients a day, with my hands in water, and hair and laundry all day long and this stuff chipped on ONE nail, after three full days of work. It dries super quickly even without the quick-dry top coat — but I have to say I got the top coat and love it as well! I just got myself two more colors and I will be recommending this stuff to anyone that will listen!" —Stephanie V

    Get it from Amazon for $11.39.

    17. A tub of Aquaphor for babies to treat basically any skin condition you can think of: acne, dry skin, eczema, cold sores, chapped lips, cracked heels. You can also mix it with makeup to create cream eyeshadows and blush, or add sugar to concoct a DIY scrub.

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    Promising review: "The primary reason for buying Aquaphor was for my newborn son, just in case he got any diaper rashes. Fortunately, he did not get any diaper rashes but he did have a few small dry skin issues. Our pediatrician recommended that we apply this twice a day and after a couple weeks of using it the rashes were 100% gone. Since they worked so well, I actually used it when I got eczema on my arms. I used it for a few days and I saw a drastic difference!! I kept using it (twice a day) and it was gone after 10 days. This is a great product and I would recommend for anyone who has dry skin problems." —Amit Patel

    Get it from Amazon for $12.49.

    18. A jug of Pedialyte so you can party all night and still function the next day. They're also great for keeping you hydrated if you're battling the flu or food poisoning.

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    Promising review: "Without Pedialyte, two martinis can leave me with an awful two-day hangover and drinking a bunch of water alone wasn’t cutting it. Now I keep this handy and when I get home from a night of drinking, I drink half the bottle (roughly) and my hangover is extremely diminished or I don’t have one at all depending on the damage I did the night before. Will always keep this on hand." —Lindsay C.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.37 (also available in powder packs).

    19. A hypoallergenic detergent for newborns that'll clean your clothes without triggering hives. Sensitive skin types, rejoice!

    Promising review: "My bathing suits, undies, and workout clothes were fading a bit too quickly. The mega max stuff we need for my husband's sweaty gym clothes was irritating the heck out of my skin! I wanted something a little more gentle against my sensitive skin. This def does the trick. My husband thought he'd use it, too....but his funkiness definitely needed the drain-o-detergent. This stuff is all mine :-)" —Dawn Ayers

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $20.98.

    20. A pack of Aveeno baby wipes to solve all your little problems. Too tired to remove your makeup? Grab a wipe. Sticky hands? Grab a wipe. Smelly dog? Grab a wipe. They're made with oat extract and aloe so they're gentle on everyone's skin.

    Promising review: "I use baby wipes for my dogs to wipe their mouths after eating and for cleaning their bums. These are good quality wipes with no alcohol or fragrance. I use the wipes a lot so one of these packs may last me a couple of weeks. They have enough dampness on them and have not caused any allergic reactions." —Charlemagne

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $13.06.

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