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.

Summer Summertime Essentials
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Summer Summertime Essentials

Summer is here, and boy did it slam us here in DC. Less than a week ago I was shivering in a coat and today it’s 85 degrees. While I transitioned my wardrobe from winter to spring/summer a month ago, we’re now heading into weather where jeans and short sleeved…

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Transitioning to Natural Deodorant: My Experience
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Transitioning to Natural Deodorant: My Experience

I sit here typing this grateful for a stuffed up nose. See, I’ve decided to switch to natural deodorant and I’m going through what they call the “detox period.” Not too pretty… but neither is what is inside traditional antiperspirants and deodorant. A short blip of time where I need…

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Recent Purchases I Positively Love
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Recent Purchases I Positively Love

This is a mixed bag of items I’ve recently bought, but the theme that ties them all together is that I love them. We’ll save misses for another day!

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How Far Will You Go for Beauty? My PerriconeMD Sub-D Story
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How Far Will You Go for Beauty? My PerriconeMD Sub-D Story

How far will I go for beauty? Thanks to Periconne MD’s Sub-D I now know.

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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
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Improving my Hair from Within

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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