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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.

Over 40 Beauty: Rodan + Fields Lash Boost Review
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Over 40 Beauty: Rodan + Fields Lash Boost Review

I’ve never had long lashes. My sister is the one who got the lashes; she complains of them bumping against her sunglasses while I’ve spent my adulthood searching for the best products to curl, lengthen, and volumize. As I have gotten older, my lashes have become thinner and shorter. I’ve…

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Improving my Hair from Within [Sponsored]
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Improving my Hair from Within [Sponsored]

This post is sponsored by Nature’s Bounty As I’ve mentioned a few times on the blog I’ve been having issues with my hair. It’s been thinning, and it, along with my skin, has been dry and dull looking. I’ve been tested and my doctor agrees it’s likely a combination of…

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My Favorite Hair Products and Tools
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My Favorite Hair Products and Tools

Since cutting my hair above my shoulders last January, I’ve found my hair easier to manage, look fuller, and more fun to play with. However, it took a while to get used to shorter hair and I realized my old styling products weren’t cutting it. It’s been a year since…

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Over 40 Beauty Review: Foundation Primers
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Over 40 Beauty Review: Foundation Primers

I’ve really learned the value of makeup primers. When I was younger, I wanted them so my makeup wouldn’t melt away after a night dancing or day in the sun and humidity. While I still appreciate that aspect of primers, I find primers to be beneficial in multiple ways, especially…

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Over 40 Beauty Review: Glossier
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Over 40 Beauty Review: Glossier

A spin-off from the blog Into the Gloss, Glossier is a line of beauty products created by beauty editors with a focus on skincare and makeup being optional. This line is clearly created for a younger generation; from the college-aged models to calling their customer “girls,” I don’t feel as…

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Over 40 Beauty Review: Perricone MD No Makeup Makeup Line
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Over 40 Beauty Review: Perricone MD No Makeup Makeup Line

The older I get, the less obvious I want my makeup. Sure I’ll rock a bold lip, but I find a heavily-made face emphasizes the negative and hides the positive. So when I heard about Perricone MD’s No Makeup Makeup line I was intrigued. Products that will make you look…

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Review: Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream [Sponsored]
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Review: Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream [Sponsored]

As I’ve aged I’ve gotten pickier about what I will put on my face. There are few brands I always feel confident using, always know they work, and know they won’t irritate my skin. One of those brands is Neutrogena. With so many brands out there now claiming to transform…

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My LASIK Experience
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My LASIK Experience

I’ve worn glasses since I was in 6th grade. I had to get them for being nearsighted as well as astigmatism. I always hated glasses. They made me feel claustrophobic and always slide down my nose. I would rather quint or miss out on life than wear them. And squinting…

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