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Now that the kids have gone back to school, that means that we have lots of new, FabULyssfinds just for the moms — including products to make your skin glow, beautiful jewelry, and help to get your teens ready for the college application process.

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After the summer, I am always looking to make my skin glow again. My face is filled with lots of extra sun and pigmentation after spending time outdoors. Beaute Oblige clinic opened on Madison Avenue and became the secret of chic New Yorkers, fashion editors, designers, and celebrities. Clients have included “Modern Family” actress Sofia Vergara, “Real Housewife of New York” LuAnn de Lesseps, and many fashion designers, stylists, and influencers. Aesthetician Camille Obadia says, “[My] skincare line battles pollution, increases oxygenation, and maintains good quality collagen, to keep skin healthy and fight the anti-aging process.”

Beaute Oblige (635 Madison Ave., www.camilleobadia.com).

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Back-to-school season is all about educating, and DermalYouth, a new skincare line developed just for kids, wants to teach children the importance of taking care of their skin while they’re young.

The company has developed a revolutionary children’s skincare system with the world’s first Day and Night Children’s Daily Skincare Kit. Formulated for children ages 6 months to 18 years, the kit is dermatologist and pediatrician approved and is backed by The Skin Cancer Foundation. Packed with nutritional benefits that provide protection from the sun, hydrate, and rejuvenate the skin, DermalYouth’s kit delivers around-the-clock protection in the morning and rejuvenation in the evening. It extends children’s youthful appearance while protecting them from the heightened and preventable threat of skin cancers.

Available at www.dermalyouth.com.

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Who doesn’t love beautiful jewels? Aurora Lopez Mejia creates wearable reminders and sculptures that are meant to document one’s personal history and journey. All pieces are to be one day passed on and shared with loved ones as modern-day heirlooms. Her craftsmanship and devout respect of ancient civilizations have led her to create unique talismans that embrace the power and etymology of words. Always in collaboration with her patrons, these commissioned, one-of-a-kind pieces are created to inspire one’s personal empowerment and transcendence.

I personally love her one-of-a-kind rings that you can have engraved with your children’s names and life beads. You can have your favorite inspirations and words handcrafted onto each piece, and as your family grows, your life beads can grow.

Available at www.auroralopezmejia.com.

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Here’s some help for parents beginning the exciting independent school (yes, that includes kindergarten) and college application processes. I want to introduce you to the FabULyss Chief Executive Officer Danielle Fazio and Patty Ziplow, of Preminente College Counseling LLC. Preminente’s 20 years of experience as a leader in the industry and in-depth admissions knowledge helps each family navigate the subtleties and complexities of the K–12 school and college admissions processes. Members of the consulting team include former top New York Metro area independent school, college, and graduate school admissions officers and admissions directors, Ivy League graduates, published authors, former Division I and professional athletes, recruiters, and noted artists. The Preminente team works with students at top boarding, private, and public schools throughout the United States, Europe, South America, Central America, and Asia.

To learn more, visit www.preminentecollegecounseling.com.

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New York City mom Amanda Sanders, an image consultant, launched a men’s pocket square company: Well Suited NYC. As a stylist, she discovered a need and a demand for a pocket square that was easy for a man to use. These are pre-folded and fused together, as opposed to the traditional pocket square that most men don’t know how to fold — which ends up bulky in their suit pockets. DivaDads will look FabULyss sporting these pocket squares for work and for dressing up.

Visit www.wellsuitednyc.com.

Lyss Stern is the founder of DivaLysscious Moms (www.divamoms.com).

Updated 3:49 pm, October 16, 2017
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