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Drugstore Makeup Fan Favorite: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind
What it is: This concealer deposits a concentrated dose of spot-fading vitamin C that targets acne scars, sun spots and other imperfections while it camouflages.
Why we love it: “I would use this concealer for the finish alone—the fuzzy applicator stipples it on for a soft-focus look. But the fact that it actually fades the spots it covers? Genius.” —Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester, beauty and style channel editor, iVillage
To buy: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Spot Concealer + Treatment, $9.99 at cvs.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Drugstore Makeup
Skin Care Fan Favorite: Dial Skin Therapy with Himalayan Pink Salt Body Wash
What it is: Pink salt harvested in the Himalayas contains more than 84 minerals and elements, and it’s the secret ingredient in Dial’s incredibly nourishing, but clean-rinsing, new body wash. The innovative formula smells great, too, thanks to a delicate water lily scent.
Why we love it: “This is the most skin-softening, transformative body wash experience I've had in a really long time. For those who aren't into heavy perfumes but who have dry skin, it delivers a clean shower experience with long-lasting hydration.” —Kristin Booker, blogger, Fashion. Style. Beauty.
To buy: Dial Skin Therapy Replenishing Body Wash with Himalayan Pink Salt and Water Lily, $3.79 at target.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Skincare Products
Hair Care Fan Favorite: John Frieda Full Repair Hydrate + Rescue Deep Conditioner
john friedaWhat it is: Designed to replicate an in-salon conditioning treatment, this omega-3-based formula improves the look and feel of damaged hair with just one use.
Why we love it: “The five minutes spent letting this deep conditioner soak in are well worth it. It’s a godsend for thirsty, damaged hair, leaving my processed blonde feeling silky without weighing it down.” —Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester, beauty and style channel editor, iVillage
To buy: John Frieda Full Repair Hydrate + Rescue Deep Conditioner, $8.99 at target.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Hair Care Products
Jeans Fan Favorite: dENiZEN 'Modern Boot Cut'
What they are: These gently flared, mid-rise jeans from Levi’s lower-priced line are a godsend for pear shapes; a slight flare balances your proportions and visually slims hips and thighs.
Why we love them: “They stretch so they are very comfy and also flare a little at bottom, which makes me feel sexy!” —janejoeyxo, iVillage reader
To buy: dENiZEN from Levi's Essential Stretch ‘Modern Boot Cut’ Jean, $27.99 at target.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Jeans
Healthy Packaged Snacks Fan Favorite: Kind Nuts & Spices Cashew & Ginger Spice Bars
What they are: Energy bars with a sweet-and-spicy blend of ingredients that you can actually pronounce, including roasted cashews, crunchy almonds and ginger, all in one satisfying and nutritious snack.
Why we love them: "This is my go-to bar for days on the run and nonstop moments in the office. Honey gives it the perfect amount of sweetness with only 5 grams of sugar and nothing artificial. Just one of these bars satisfies both my sweet tooth and rumbling tummy without sacrificing taste. I’ve been enjoying Kind bars for years, long before I started working with them." —Michelle Dudash, R.D., nutritionist, blogger and author of Clean Eating for Busy Families
To buy: Kind Nuts & Spices Cashew & Ginger Spice Bars, $1.99 each; For stores see kindsnacks.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Healthy Packaged Snacks
Cooking Tools Fan Favorite: Lodge Cast Iron Combo Cooker
What it is: This amazingly affordable set combines two pieces of rugged, pre-seasoned cast iron cookware: a roomy dutch oven and a skillet/griddle that doubles as its lid.
Why we love it: "No other cookware works as hard, cooks as evenly or lasts as long (literally, a lifetime) as cast iron, but pieces can be expensive—and clunky. This ingenious two-piece set from Lodge solves both problems. It costs just $35, and it doesn't take up much space, since the smaller skillet does double-duty as a lid!" —Dina El Nabli, health and lifestyle director, iVillage
To buy: Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Combo Cooker, $34.99 at amazon.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Kitchen Tools
Cleaning Product Fan Favorite: Mr. Clean Magic Eraser
What it is: Mr. Clean Magic Eraser uses water-activated micro-scrubbers to remove scruff marks, dirt and stains from walls, baseboards and floors. The select-a-size model is scored in six different sized portions for the ideal size for any job.
Why we love it: "This thing lives up to its magic reputation. I don’t know how it works, but it gets out everything—pen on the tables, dirty fingerprints on the wall, algae off the exterior siding, you name it." —Liz Zack, editorial director, iVillage
To buy: Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Select-A-Size Cleaning Pads, $4.85 for 6 at soap.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Cleaning Products
Home Organizer Fan Favorite: Rubbermaid Modular Canisters
What it is: Rubbermaid's Modular Canisters are perfect for storing coffee, nuts, rice, beans and bulk snacks. The clear bases allow for easy identification while the lids fit for easy stacking.
Why we love it: "My kitchen cabinets are small and crowded; there’s always an open box of spaghetti spilling noodles or random packets of snacks getting lost in the back of the cupboard. These BPA-free plastic canisters help keep dried goods like lentils, chips and cereal fresh and organized." —Erika Janes, senior editor, iVillage
To buy: Rubbermaid Premium Modular Canisters, $39.99 for an 8-piece set at rubbermaid.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Home Organization Products
Healthy Packaged Kids' Snack Fan Favorite: Bare Fruit Apple Chips
bare fruit snacks
What they are: These crunchy snacks are made from one thing: apples. They're low-calorie, high-fiber and super satisfying.
Why we love them: "I don't always have time to slice up fruit for snacking when we're in a rush. My kids love these snacks as much as regular chips, and they're so much healthier." —Shari Brooks, blogger, My Judy the Foodie
To buy: Bare Fruit Apple Chips, $2.00 per 1.69-oz. bag; For stores see barefruitsnacks.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards 2013: Best Healthy Packaged Snacks for Kids
Kids' Birthday Gift Fan Favorite: Ferry Boat by Green Toys
What it is: This planet-friendly ferry boat (and the two cars it comes with) are made in the US from recycled milk jugs and are BPA- and phthalate-free. Everything is water-safe, which means it packs a lot of safe and fun playtime.
Why we love it: "There are so many things that are cool about this toy: It combines cars and boats; it can be played with on both land and sea (er, bathtub) and it's completely green. I may have to start ordering this in bulk for birthdays!" —Erika Janes, senior editor, iVillage
To buy: Green Toys Ferry Boat with Mini Cars, $24.99 at greentoys.com
See all the winners: Stuff We Love Awards: Best Kids' Birthday Gifts Under $25