Beauty

Focusing on beauty products and techniques for women over 40, Alison Gary, Editor in Chief of Wardrobe Oxygen reviews skincare and cosmetics brands, shares tips for caring for skin and applying makeup, and writes about current beauty trends and how to translate them for the everyday.

My At-Home Teeth Whitening Experience
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My At-Home Teeth Whitening Experience

I noticed the older I got, the more yellow my teeth were getting. However, I feared teeth bleaching because I knew too many people who ended up with fake blinding white Chicklet teeth. I didn’t want Chicklet teeth. I bought whitening toothpaste. I bought Crest Whitestrips many times but always…

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Winter Skincare Update
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Winter Skincare Update

When the temps drop, the air gets drier outside, but also inside thanks to electric heat. My skin which is pretty normal, suddenly becomes finicky.  Products cause irritation, my skin is taut over my cheeks, red and irritated under my nose, and I am more prone to breakouts around my…

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My Curly Hair Routine
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My Curly Hair Routine

When I wrote about how the Curly Hair Community intimates the hell out of me, I also shared my current curly hair routine. But since I took pictures to share it on Instagram Stories, I figured I’d share them here with more detail of how I get my curls. My…

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The Best Beauty Gifts from Colleen Rothschild Beauty
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The Best Beauty Gifts from Colleen Rothschild Beauty

If you’ve been reading this blog for a bit you know I am a fan of Colleen Rothschild Beauty. At this link you can read all my Colleen Rothschild Beauty reviews. I have been using the brand of skincare for years and since I started my skin has never been…

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Recent Beauty Hits and Misses
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Recent Beauty Hits and Misses

I’m a bit overwhelmed by the holidays in blogland so let’s do some non-holiday content – beauty buys! I’m really loving my skin right now and my makeup looks good in photos and in person so I thought I’d share some of my recently bought and gifted products, what I…

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Natural Deodorants Review (Including one for Lume)
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Natural Deodorants Review (Including one for Lume)

This post was originally published in January 2019.  Since then, I have tried more natural deodorants and wanted to share my honest, unbiased reviews.  I have previously reviewed natural deodorants; this is an update on my experience transitioning to natural deodorant, what worked and what didn’t.  I am not an…

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The Curly Hair Community Intimidated the Hell Out of Me
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The Curly Hair Community Intimidated the Hell Out of Me

When I was born, I had curly hair. As my hair grew and spent its early years in braids and pigtails, that fact was forgotten. My mom would trim my hair; sometimes I had bangs that always split down the middle and flipped up at the sides when it was…

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A Simple, Effective Skincare Routine
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A Simple, Effective Skincare Routine

I am a bit obsessed with skincare, and I catch myself getting pretty elaborate with multiple steps. But not everyone has the time, the patience, the budget, or the room in the medicine cabinet for an elaborate skincare routine. When I went on vacation this summer, I learned from my…

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