Mumsnet Swears By
Klaxon! Here's the latest round-up of Mumsnetters' style, beauty and lifestyle favourites.
Body Shop Camomile Cleansing Butter
Price: Â£13, The Body Shop
MNers say: "I was really pleased with the Camomile Butter. I dig my thumbnail in to hoik out a lump and use with a hot muslin cloth." 70isaLimitNotaTarget
Persil Non-Bio laundry powder
Price: from Â£3.50, Waitrose
MNers say: "In my experience, Persil Non-Bio Powder is the only one worth using." rabbit123
Lily Lolo Mineral Foundation
Price: Â£13.99, Lily Lolo
MNers say: "Lily Lolo for me. I must have been wearing it for about 10 years now and every time I buy something different, I go straight back after a day or so. It always looks great." jasmine1979
Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs
Price: Â£9.99, Boots
MNers say: "This product is possibly the best invention in the world, ever (I am including electricity and the wheel in this!). I spray it straight on my legs, then buff/blend in with a mitt." cloudsandrain
SunSense Daily Face SPF50+ Invisible Tint Finish
Price: Â£17.58, Amazon
MNers say: "I like an Aussie one called 'SunSense Daily Face SPF50+ Invisible Tint Finish Sunscreen' - I get it from Amazon but I think you can get it from other places." OddBoots
Sebo vacuum cleaners
Price: from Â£169.95, John Lewis
MNers say: "I have the Sebo and it has a hospital grade HEPA filter, removing 99.99% of allergens etc. It's the best vac I have ever had - it propels itself along, like power steering, and picks up fantastically well." BlackCatsAndPurpleDogs
Price: from Â£4.90, Uniqlo
MNers say: "Uniqlo is great! I've just bought both short and long sleeve modal/linen T-shirts in the sale. An absolute bargain, and lovely and cool to wear." MarvelousCake
Lakeland Julienne Peeler
Price: Â£3.49, Lakeland
MNers say: "I bought a julienne peeler from Lakeland and it works very well." DoloresLandingham
Liz Earle No.15
Price: Â£49, Liz Earle UK
MNers say: "Liz Earle No. 15 - all the kids at school comment on mine. It's like a musky, clean scent; masculine but not smelling of Lynx." MaryBerrysEyelashes
Price: from Â£20.93, Amazon
What's to love: They're somewhere between a towel, a blanket and a sarong, and can be used as all three.
MNers say: "I use them on holiday instead of beach towels. They really free up space and they dry quickly." uggmum
"I bought one after reading about them on Mumsnet, and it's brilliant. Huge, folds up tiny, and dries quickly." CMOTDibbler
"I love them, and have just bought some more as our normal house
towels never dry in the summer. I love them for camping as well!"
Price: from Â£33.67, Go Outdoors
What's to love: The Vango range has everything from budget one-man tents to roomy, hardwearing family affairs. MNers wouldn't be seen on a campsite with anything else.
MNers say: "We have a Vango. Very easy to put up!" youngestisapsycho
"We're well impressed with ours. We camped in the winds at the tail of the hurricane last year, and it stood up very well with no damage. Pretty easy to put up with two people - and we have a six-person tent." ThatBloodyWoman
"I have a Vango Icarus, and we love it. We invested in a carpet
which makes it so cosy." puffylovett
Contigo travel mug
Price: from Â£11.95, Amazon
What's to love: Holds enough tea to last the whole day, and won't let you down with leakages.
MNers say: "My Contigo travel mug fits two small mugs worth in and keeps them piping hot. It doesn't leak either." NannyR
PitRok Crystal natural spray deodorant
Price: Â£4.39, Waitrose
What's to love: Free of alcohol, parabens and countless other chemicals, PitRok won't block your pores, and is also vegan-friendly.
MNers say: "I have been using PitRok for the last couple of months and I'm very pleased with it." cazza40
"PitRok is very good." leastsaidsoonestmended
"I used to use PitRok, and it's very good indeed." OneMoreGo
Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum
Price: Â£22.50, LookFantastic
What's to love: This gentle serum will hydrate skin without clogging pores, so you can moisturise without worrying about being greasy.
MNers say: "Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum is absolutely lovely to use and extremely hydrating. It makes my dry skin feel so comfortable."
"It's really good and doesn't clog pores."Lovewearingjeans
"The game changer for me has been Vichy Aqualia Thermal Serum." BumbleNove
Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue
Price: Â£20.80, LookFantastic
What's to love: The combined magic of BB and CC cream formulas mean you get superior, even coverage with no danger of it looking 'caked on'.
MNers say: "I'm almost 50, and I use Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue. Absolutely lovely texture, and you can vary coverage without any clogging. It's really glowy and forgiving." noddyholder
"Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue is amazing. Seriously, I love it and have been wearing it every day." NomiMalone
"Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue is pretty good. It sells itself as a BB + CC cream and comes in a good range of shades. I've been really pleased with it!" Pipkinhartley
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