Mom Knows Best Beauty Awards

For the fourth year running, Parents magazine is revealing the winners of their annual Mom Knows Best Beauty Awards. After analyzing feedback from 300 readers who tested nearly 700 products in the makeup, hair and skin care categories – they narrowed down the pool of new beauty launches to 25 products that scored high in convenience, value and delivered optimum results.


Best Body Wash – Dr. Teal’s Ultra Moisturizing Body Wash

Best Sunscreen – L’Oreal Paris Advanced Suncare Quick Dry Sheer Finish Spray 50+

Best Body Moisturizer – Organic Doctor Organic Virgin Olive Oil Skin Lotion

Best Deodorant – Secret Clinical Strength Invisible Solid



Best Home Haircolor – Garnier Nutrisse Nourishing Color Crème Magnetic Collection

Best Dry Shampoo – Alterna Bamboo Style Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo

Best Curl Definer – Redken Curvaceous Full Swirl Cream-Serum

Best Frizz Fighter – Aveda Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight

Best Shampoo – Matrix Total Results Heat Resist Shampoo

Best Conditioner – L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Volume Filler Thickening Conditioner



Best Skin Perfector – Aveeno Positively Radiant Targeted Tone Corrector

Best Night Cream – Philosophy Miracle Worker Overnight Age-Resetting, Anti-Wrinkle Moisturizer

Best Face Cleanser – St. Ives Even & Bright Pink Lemon & Mandarin Orange Scrub

Best Daytime Moisturizer – Clinique Superdefense SPF 20 Daily Defense Moisturizer

Best Eye Cream – Olay Total Effects Eye Brightening CC Cream



Best Concealer – Marc Jacobs Beauty Re(Marc)able Full Cover Concealer

Best Eyeshadow – Japonesque Velvet Touch Eye Shadow Palette

Best Mascara – Merle Norman Wicked Lash Mascara

Best Eyeliner – Urban Decay 24/7 Velvet Glide-On Eye Pencil

Best Foundation – Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Skintone Matching Makeup and CoverGirl TruBlend Liquid Makeup

Best Lipstick – Tory Burch Lip Color

Best Tined Moisturizer – Sonia Kashuk Radiant+ Tined Moisturizer

Best Lip Gloss – Tarte LipSurgence Lip Gloss

Best Blush – Revlon Highlighting Palette

For a full list of the 2014 Mom Knows Best Beauty Award winners, visit