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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.

Achieving Full & Fabulous Hair Over 40: a Hair Biology Review
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Achieving Full & Fabulous Hair Over 40: a Hair Biology Review

This post is sponsored by Hair Biology. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s like someone flipped a switch as soon as I turned 40. My metabolism, my knees, my skin… everything seemed to change overnight. And with it, my hair. I never thought much of my hair, it…

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FANCL Skincare Review
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FANCL Skincare Review

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of FANCL. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you heard of FANCL Skincare? If not, you may have heard of the skincare company Boscia, FANCL’s North American sister brand that is sold at popular retailers like Sephora. The Japanese skincare…

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Wednesday Woo: Dry Brushing
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Wednesday Woo: Dry Brushing

I’m a bit into woo. Not the “woo” of drunk girls at a bar on a Saturday night, the woo of those who are into more crunchy or alternative techniques for health, wellness, and relaxation. Don’t get me wrong, I am all about modern medicine and a huge supporter of…

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Advice from a Pro: Caring for Hair at Home
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Advice from a Pro: Caring for Hair at Home

When I asked what sort of content you desired during this time, many of you asked for tips for caring for your hair at home. I decided to ask my hairstylist, Billy Maloy, to join me on an Instagram Live to address many of your questions. Knowing not all of…

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Yes I Shave My Face and You Should Too!
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Yes I Shave My Face and You Should Too!

I’ve always felt I was a hairy person. I began shaving my legs in 7th grade, and it seemed I had darker and thicker hair than my friends and hair that grew back faster. In high school, I felt my arms were too hairy and regularly bleached them. In college,…

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How I Removed My Acrylic Nails At Home
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How I Removed My Acrylic Nails At Home

I am not a nail expert, do not hold me accountable if this doesn’t work for you, but I know a lot of you, like me, get acrylic nails.  Whether they are acrylic tips or powder dip acrylic layers, there’s a good chance they’re growing out right about now and…

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Work from Home Skin
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Work from Home Skin

I regularly get comments on my skin, how it looks so good.  I don’t have Botox or any treatments or procedures, I only see a dermatologist for the occasional skin check, I don’t use any prescriptions.  I do look my full 45 years, but my skin is in good shape,…

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Curly Hair Routine for Thinning Hair Over 40
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Curly Hair Routine for Thinning Hair Over 40

I’ve been sharing more about my journey to reclaiming my curly hair from childhood on Instagram and wanted to jot down my current curly hair routine.  Last May, I began transitioning to curly hair.  I was born with curly hair but over the years the curl disappeared.  Since turning 40,…

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