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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.

Beauty Minute: skincando Aloe Foam Cleanser
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Beauty Minute: skincando Aloe Foam Cleanser

I’ve preached the benefits of oil cleansing on this blog many times. After years of creamy suds-free cleansers that left me feeling not completely clean and/or stripped I found using an oil-based cleansing balm (this one to be specific) a gamechanger. I used to have dry patches and an oily…

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Beauty Minute: The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2%
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Beauty Minute: The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2%

This series is to share a quick review of a single product I’ve recently tried. I’ll be blatantly honest, sharing how I’ve used it, how long I’ve used it, and my tips for the product. These are not paid advertising from any brand, the choice is mine. However, please note…

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Self-Tanning for Lazy Klutzes
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Self-Tanning for Lazy Klutzes

I may be a fashion blogger but that doesn’t mean I have my act together. I always have coffee spilled on my blouse, regularly end up with lipstick on my teeth, and my bruised legs tell the tale of how I am constantly walking into or tripping over things. I…

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The Best Tubing Mascaras: Honest Reviews
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The Best Tubing Mascaras: Honest Reviews

The one cosmetic I can’t go without is mascara. I was born with relatively light-colored, short, and straight lashes. With dark eyes and hair, without mascara I have people question whether I am under the weather or tired. The thing is, I have allergy eyes and over-40 eyes and the…

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My Current Nighttime Skincare Routine
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My Current Nighttime Skincare Routine

  If the video does not show, click here to see the same video on YouTube. I regularly share skincare products I use on Instagram Stories and have received several DMs asking for more information on my nighttime skincare routine so I decided to share it in a blog post…

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My Tips for Battling Winter Skin
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My Tips for Battling Winter Skin

Winter skin, we all deal with it.  When the temps drop, humidity levels also drop, dehydrating our skin.  Add to that heated internal air which is also dry and you’re left with skin that looks dull, may be flaky, bumpy, sensitive, and even crack.  In partnership with Colleen Rothschild, I…

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The Best Long-Wearing Non-Liquid Lipsticks
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The Best Long-Wearing Non-Liquid Lipsticks

Guest post by Debbie Ashpes I wear lipstick every day to work, but I don’t want to have to think about it. I don’t want to worry about it getting on my teeth, or wearing off in patches, or coming off after my first cup of coffee (or my third).…

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My Beauty Routine: Amanda
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My Beauty Routine: Amanda

While it’s fun to read about the beauty habits of celebrities, I find it most helpful to learn about the beauty habits of women who have lifestyles, ages, or budgets similar to mine. In this series, I’ve asked amazing women I know to share their beauty routines. These are women…

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