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.

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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Is This The Best Electric Razor for Sensitive and Aging Skin?
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Is This The Best Electric Razor for Sensitive and Aging Skin?

I joined my first swim team in elementary school, joined a second winter swim team in middle school, and as soon as I was old enough I became certified as a lifeguard and pool operator. My vacations are based upon the proximity to water – ocean, pool, lake, it doesn’t…

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How I Tackle My Winter Dry Skin
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How I Tackle My Winter Dry Skin

In the winter my skin can get super dry. I’ve dealt with it so bad that the skin on my knuckles and between my toes will crack and bleed and my skin will feel so tight it hurts to bend my elbows. I’ve learned over the years how to handle…

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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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