15 game-changing beauty products you need to know about

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Find out what beauty products Mumsnetters really rate, and prepare for many lightbulb moments. Let other Mumsnetters know what you love by adding a review.

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Cover dark circles and beat the eyeshadow slide-off. 

1. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer, £11

MNers say: "Before I discovered this, I'd look like Alice Cooper after about half an hour."


2. Clarins Instant Light Brush-On Perfector, £25.50

MNers say: "The best I've ever used; it stands up well to my stressed-out dark circles."


3. HD Brows Eye and Brow Palette, £25.00

MNers say: "So easy to use, and looks miles better than a pencil - actually like eyebrows!"



Keep lips soft and hydrated, and try the lipstick shade that suits everyone...  

4. Burt's Bees lip balm, £3.69

MNers say: "This does the job better than any other lip balm I've tried."


5. Chanel lipstick in Boy, £24

MNers say: "I bought my first Chanel lipstick in Boy, a nice warm nude. I love it! Stays on well and looks lovely."


6. Epistick, 90p

MNers say: "I'll never go back to wax strips for the lady 'tache after trying this."



Banish spots and embrace the joys of hot cloth cleansing. 

7. La Roche-Posay Effaclar, from £9.50

MNers say: "This transformed my persistently spotty skin and now I rarely get a blemish. Honestly life-changing."


8. Sleek CC cream, £8.99

MNers say: "Sleek does great shades for dark skin. It kept my face moisturised and photo-ready, and is cheap and cheerful to boot."


9. Benefit The Porefessional primer, £24.50

MNers say: "Nothing will ever shrink my gaping pores - especially the crater on my nose from some teenage DIY surgery on a giant spot - but this covers them better than Polyfilla."



Raw and natural products came out top with MNers for nourishing skin all over. 

10. Holland and Barrett coconut oil, £7.74

MNers say: "I love this for my legs; it makes them so smooth."


11. Boots No7 Silky Leg Oil, £11.50

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MNers say: "I apply to legs after shower and it makes them soft and give them a sheen. It's not sticky or oily."


12. Aveeno Daily Moisturising Lotion, from £4.99

MNers say: "My God, this is fabulous as an after-shower moisturiser and body cream."



Tame your tangles and manage even the most unruly barnet with these hair heroes. 

13. Tangle Teezer brush, from £10.50

MNers say: "Yes to the Tangle Teezer - it changed my life. I have very fine hair and brushing used to be agony."


14. Liz Earle Botanical Shine shampoo, £10

MNers say: "I've finally found a shampoo I love."


15. Aveda Brilliant Universal Styling Creme, £12.75

MNers say: "This works wonders on my coarse hair."

All prices correct at time of publishing; 27.5.15



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