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25 Beauty Products You Should Try This Spring

Spring 2013 makes its official debut this week but I’ve been busy putting this season’s newest beauty offerings to the test all winter long. From skincare to haircare, dental care and nail care, there’s a lot to be excited about. Here are 25 beauty products that passed the Glamamom test and are worth trying.

What’s on your beauty wishlist?


  • 25 Beauty Product You Should Try This Spring 1 of 25
    25 Beauty Product You Should Try This Spring
  • Aveeno POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream ($17.50) 2 of 25
    Aveeno POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream ($17.50)
    A light formula that goes on smooth, absorbs quickly, and doesn't feel the slightest bit greasy. Contains Vitamin B and a soy complex to even out skin tone, dullness, brown spots, texture, and blotchiness. It has a distinctive botanical scent so be sure to give it a whiff before you pull the trigger.
    Get it here.
  • Secret Clinical Strength Stress Response in Serene Citrus ($8) 3 of 25
    Secret Clinical Strength Stress Response in Serene Citrus ($8)
    Bad news: Stress is the smelliest cause of sweat. Good news: Secret Clinical Strength Stress Response is formulated to fight all sources of sweat including heat, exercise, and stress. I've been wearing it for over a month and have had great results. Love the citrus smell too!
    Get it here.
  • NARS Satin Lip Pencils ($25) 4 of 25
    NARS Satin Lip Pencils ($25)
    Just debuted earlier this month, NARS' Satin Lip Pencils can be used for lining, all-over lip color, or pairing with another lip product. The vitamin-enriched formula comes in 13 intense, long-wear colors with a satin finish.
    Get it here.
  • Prescriptives New Custom Blend Live Video Chat & Foundation ($65) 5 of 25
    Prescriptives New Custom Blend Live Video Chat & Foundation ($65)
    Custom foundation from the comfort of your home! Thirty years after Prescriptives Custom Blend was first introduced, Px launched Custom Blend Live Video Chat, a virtual counter where customers can consult one-on-one via Live Video Chat with Prescriptives Beauty Geniuses for personalized advice on skincare, makeup, and foundation, with the option of buying its signature Custom Blend Foundation and Custom Blend Powder, matched perfectly to your skin without leaving your home! I tried it with 100% success.
    More info here.
  • Sally Hansen Glitz Blitz Salon Effect Nail Polish Strips ($8) 6 of 25
    Sally Hansen Glitz Blitz Salon Effect Nail Polish Strips ($8)
    I know nail art can be a bit daunting but I promise these are fast and easy and a really fun way to change up your regular polished manicure or to add an accent nail(s). Great for kids too!
    Get it here.
  • Remington T-Studio Salon Collection Pearl Ceramic Curling Wand ($25) 7 of 25
    Remington T-Studio Salon Collection Pearl Ceramic Curling Wand ($25)
    Looking to add a little oomph to your hair? This no clamp curling wand has a digital display that allows you choose a temperature between 270 and 410º F, heats up in just 30 seconds, shuts off automatically when it's not used for more than 60 seconds, and comes with safety gloves (genius) and a cool tip to keep hands safe from the heat.
    Get it here.
  • Bare Escentuals Buxom Lash Mascara Black ($19) 8 of 25
    Bare Escentuals Buxom Lash Mascara Black ($19)
    I'm perpetually on the hunt for the perfect mascara and think I may have found it. I am obsessed with this formula of Buxom Lash Mascara from Bare Escentuals. Its spiral wand helps curl the lashes as you apply and avoid any chunky excess.
    Get it here.
  • StriVectin-SD Intensive Concentrate for Stretch Marks & Wrinkles ($72-$139) 9 of 25
    StriVectin-SD Intensive Concentrate for Stretch Marks & Wrinkles ($72-$139)
    My babies left me with some serious stretch marks so I'm always interested in products that claim to diminish the appearance. StriVectin-SDâ„¢ is a super-charged comprehensive skin repair cream for stretch marks, wrinkles and aging skin. Its niacin molecule (Vitamin B3) normalizes the transfer of pigment to help lighten the color, length, depth, tone, and texture of stretch marks. I've only been using it for 2 weeks and already notice less redness.
    Get it here.
  • Head & Shoulders Damage Rescue Collection ($6 each) 10 of 25
    Head & Shoulders Damage Rescue Collection ($6 each)
    Three weeks ago I attended P&G's "Have You Tried This Yet" Stylemaker Day and got introduced to this new formula. The transition from winter to spring won't just be hard on skin but your scalp too. When it needs a little extra TLC, Head and Shoulders moisturizers without drying the scalp and this formula smells great.
    Get a coupon here.
    For more info on P&G's Stylemaker Day, visit Glamamom.
  • Jane Iredale PureGloss Lip Gloss ($20) 11 of 25
    Jane Iredale PureGloss Lip Gloss ($20)
    Jane Iredale set out to create the absolute best lip gloss imaginable: one that's glossy but not sticky; creamy but not too heavy; fruity but not sugary sweet. The reformulated PureGloss, with improved packaging and ingredients, hits the mark in 18 gorgeous spring shades to compliment any skin tone and outfit.
    Coming soon.
  • Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer 12 of 25
    Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer
    Keeping skin soft and hydrated has never been easier. You'll pay a premium for this sleek new no-spill bottle but it's a great option for on the go moms. For my full review of the pros and cons read here. Get it here.
  • Sedu Revolution 6000i Hair Dryer 13 of 25
    Sedu Revolution 6000i Hair Dryer
    Powerful, fast, and a super sleek design. Everything you want in a dryer! Get tips for maintaining your blowout longer here. Buy it here.
  • Pretty Powerful Pink – Pot Rouge for Lips & Cheeks ($25) 14 of 25
    Pretty Powerful Pink - Pot Rouge for Lips & Cheeks ($25)
    A universally appealing, special edition shade of Bobbi Brown's best-selling, multi-tasking lip and cheek color. 100% of the purchase price goes to Dress for Success Worldwide!
    Get it here.
  • Advanced Home Actives Brazilian Peel ($89) 15 of 25
    Advanced Home Actives Brazilian Peel ($89)
    Start the season fresh with the first 30% glycolic acid, medical strength peel for at-home use. It's 5x stronger than any other retail product on the market. I get the same shiny/glowing look I get after professional facials and the kit is okay for sensitive skin too.
    Get it here.
  • Oral-B Glide 3D White Floss Picks ($4) 16 of 25
    Oral-B Glide 3D White Floss Picks ($4)
    I carry a bunch of these convenient little picks everywhere. Oral-B Glide 3D White Floss Picks help prevent surface stains between teeth by removing plaque and food particles between teeth and below the gum line.
    Get it here.
  • Couture Gel Nail At-Home Polish System ($129) 17 of 25
    Couture Gel Nail At-Home Polish System ($129)
    Get a salon quality manicure at home! Couture Gel Nail Polish Kit is the first at-home gel nail polish kit to come to market. Its 75 shades are made without harmful chemicals, are extremely chip resistant, and last up to 3 week! Who doesn't want their mani to last longer?
    Get it here.
  • Mary Kay® Makeup Finishing Spray by Skindinävia® ($18) 18 of 25
    Mary Kay® Makeup Finishing Spray by Skindinävia® ($18)
    Mary Kay Makeup Finishing Spray holds makeup in place for up to 16 hours with no need for reapplication. Just a few mists will create dimension, add brilliance, and enhance makeup. Eye shadow, blush, and lip shades will intensify and deepen due to the color-fast technology. A favorite of celebrity makeup artists like Marisa Nemes.
    Get it here.
  • Panasonic Compact Battery-Powered Toothbrush ($29.99) 19 of 25
    Panasonic Compact Battery-Powered Toothbrush ($29.99)
    Easily fits into your purse, makeup bag or diaper bag, allowing it to be carried anywhere. Triple-edged bristles easily clean areas between teeth, flat bristles gently polish the surface of the teeth, and extra-fine bristles clean hard to reach areas between teeth and gloves. Its sleek wand has a convenient cap that covers the on/off button. Get it here. To see what I think of Panasonic's other portable beauty tools, visit Glamamom.
  • LIFTLAB Purify & Clarify Daily Detox Cleaner & Detox Mask ($65) and Eye Cream ($95) 20 of 25
    LIFTLAB Purify & Clarify Daily Detox Cleaner & Detox Mask ($65) and Eye Cream ($95)
    There is no one busier or more sleep deprived than today's on-the-go mom. This multi-tasking cleanser is a light yet rich formula that contains a mild enzyme alternative to chemical exfoliating agents. Derived from red caviar, its key ingredient dissolves dead skin cells without causing inflammation. When left on the skin for a few minutes, it doubles as a pore refining mask. Double duty products make me happy! The eye cream reduces puffy eyes and dark circles, while soothing and refreshing. A must for new moms!
    Get them here.
  • Stilas New “In The Garden” Palette ($39) 21 of 25
    Stilas New "In The Garden" Palette ($39)
    I'm a huge fan of Stila's Eye Shadow Palettes and this spring's doesn't disappoint. It has 10 eye shadows in wearable, botanical-inspired shades for every skin tone, an exclusive Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner in Starfish (black with gold and green pearl), plus an 8-page look book with detailed how-to tips and tricks.
    Get it here.
  • Rodan + Fields New REDEFINE MACRO Exfoliator ($279) 22 of 25
    Rodan + Fields New REDEFINE MACRO Exfoliator ($279)
    Move over Clarisonic! A week's worth of living can add years to your appearance. That's why Stanford-trained dermatologists Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields developed Rodan + Fields new REDEFINE MACRO Exfoliator for professional-level benefits at home. Say Goodbye to millions of dead cells every week with this easy to use handheld exfoliation tool.
    Get it here.
  • Fine Featherheads Fly Ties and Flybands, ($8) 23 of 25
    Fine Featherheads Fly Ties and Flybands, ($8)
    Pretty and ribbon-like, they won't damage, tug or leave creases in your hair.
    Get them here.
  • MAKE by We See Beauty ($25) 24 of 25
    MAKE by We See Beauty ($25)
    London-based furniture and interior designer Faye Toogood's New Medieval Collection for MAKE, a palette of matte eye shadows and lipstick, is perfect for a night out. One third of all sales on from MAKE is donated to the We See Beauty Foundation, dedicated to incubate and accelerate women-led, worker owned cooperatives. And just look at that gorgeous packaging!
    Get it here.
  • Josie Maran Bear Naked Wipes ($12) 25 of 25
    Josie Maran Bear Naked Wipes ($12)
    Made with aloe vera, chamomile, cucumber and Vitamin E, these natural, portable wipes gently remove makeup and impurities from the face. Once you use wipes to remove makeup, you'll never scrub with face wash again!
    Get them here.

Jill Seiman is the author of Glamamom, a personal lifestyle blog chronicling her adventures as a New York City mom. Follow her on TwitterFacebookPinterest, Instagram and YouTube.

Disclosure: I received product samples for review/editorial consideration. 
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