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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.

Friday Favorite: Jerdon JS811W LED Makeup Mirror
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Friday Favorite: Jerdon JS811W LED Makeup Mirror

For over a decade, I have been using a basic lighted makeup mirror from Conair. I believe it’s this one. Simple, elegant style, a bit of light so I can do my makeup while Karl is sleeping, it got the job done. But then when I cut my hair short,…

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Gratephil for Cetaphil… and a Giveaway! [Sponsored]
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Gratephil for Cetaphil… and a Giveaway! [Sponsored]

This post is sponsored by Cetaphil. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The older I get, the less I am excited by the new and shiny. If I find something that works, I don’t see the point in searching for something new. This especially holds true for beauty products,…

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Friday Favorite: Sweet Almond Oil
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Friday Favorite: Sweet Almond Oil

I’ve had seasonal allergies all my life. As a kid I got weekly allergy shots  Once I was an adult I decided I’d rather suffer some sniffles and take OTC medications. Take this and being someone who does best with 9 hours of sleep but usually get 6 and I…

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Beauty Review: Colleen Rothschild Skincare
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Beauty Review: Colleen Rothschild Skincare

Recently, Colleen Rothschild reached out and asked if the brand could send me a package of their skincare products. I hadn’t heard of the brand but said sure, why not see what it’s all about? I received their bestselling Radiant Cleansing Balm and Sheer Renewal Cream. First glance, I wasn’t…

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Weekend Review: Homéoplasmine
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Weekend Review: Homéoplasmine

I have received and purchased a lot of products lately, ones that may not be worthy of a Friday Favorite, may not be specific to over 40 beauty, so I’m going to occasionally share them on the weekend. I’m a sucker for cult favorite beauty products. Homéoplasmine shows up on…

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Over 40 Beauty: Sensodyne True White Extra Fresh Toothpaste
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Over 40 Beauty: Sensodyne True White Extra Fresh Toothpaste

When I was a kid I dreaded going to the dentist. I could just look at a lollypop and get a cavity, and dealt with sealants, wisdom teeth, retainers, caps for chipped teeth, and more. But once I was an adult, I looked forward to going to the dentist. Other…

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Weekend Review: Grande Naturals BrowFILL Brow Gel
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Weekend Review: Grande Naturals BrowFILL Brow Gel

I have received and purchased a lot of products lately, ones that may not be worthy of a Friday Favorite, may not be specific to over 40 beauty, so I’m going to occasionally share them on the weekend. After years of plucking and waxing and since getting older, my brows…

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Easy Ways to Update Your Wardrobe for Spring and Summer
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Easy Ways to Update Your Wardrobe for Spring and Summer

I believe in having a core wardrobe of closet staples and adding fun and interest to it with seasonal trends. No I am not going to, nor am I going to recommend you switch out all your skinny jeans for flares, toss your flats for sneakers, or teach a DIY…

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