What suffers most when you’re in flat-out GEM mode and your days are filled with oversleeping and cranky kids, wet wipes down the now-clogged toilet, playdates that end in tears, seemingly endless hours of homework squabbles, crises at work, a partner who’s out of town on business, a dog that pees in the kitchen every time he eats, a modem that conks out just when you need to get online, and a vacuum cleaner with a bag that just exploded?
Your beauty routine.
The same moms who spend countless hours shopping for the best bath-time products, lovingly rubbing cream into their kids’ dry skin, hurriedly slapping the sunscreen on squirming shriekers, and combing out tangles, spend next to no time on their own skincare and beauty needs.
So I want to entice you with some of the best information about some of the best products I can find. I’ve been writing articles about beauty for nearly two decades, and have collaborated on books with some of the best in the business:
*10 Minutes 10 Years with Dr. Fredric Brandt (skincare wizard and Madonna’s dermatologist)
*Unblemished with Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields (who created Proactiv)
*BQ The Beauty Quotient Formula with cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Tornambe
*Makeup Your Mind with makeup marvel Francois Nars
*And several other famous names I’m not allowed to mention!
There are a few gems—otherwise known as the A for Always List–I’ve learned from working with these experts: