Parenthood is famous for accelerating the flight of time. You sit down to rock your newborn to sleep one minute, and the next you’re waving him off to college. And while you’re busy tracking your kids’ first steps, words, home runs and crushes, it’s hard to keep your own beauty routine current—not just with the latest styles, but with the state of your face and figure. Just as quickly as our children surpass us in height, our hair turns brittle and saddlebags sag. What can you do? Deploy one of these beauty tricks. They give new meaning to "Mother's Little Helpers."