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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.

Recent Beauty Hits and Misses
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Recent Beauty Hits and Misses

I’m a bit overwhelmed by the holidays in blogland so let’s do some non-holiday content – beauty buys! I’m really loving my skin right now and my makeup looks good in photos and in person so I thought I’d share some of my recently bought and gifted products, what I…

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The Curly Hair Community Intimidated the Hell Out of Me
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The Curly Hair Community Intimidated the Hell Out of Me

When I was born, I had curly hair. As my hair grew and spent its early years in braids and pigtails, that fact was forgotten. My mom would trim my hair; sometimes I had bangs that always split down the middle and flipped up at the sides when it was…

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A Simple, Effective Skincare Routine
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A Simple, Effective Skincare Routine

I am a bit obsessed with skincare, and I catch myself getting pretty elaborate with multiple steps. But not everyone has the time, the patience, the budget, or the room in the medicine cabinet for an elaborate skincare routine. When I went on vacation this summer, I learned from my…

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Beauty Minute: My Summer Skincare Routine
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Beauty Minute: My Summer Skincare Routine

I play with beauty products all the time, it’s literally my job. Sometimes this playing introduces me to new amazing products, sometimes it introduces me to breakouts, sensitive skin, and lackluster results. I recently tried a bunch of new products and few were good enough to even mention. It made…

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Thrive Causemetics Review: What Are The Best Products?
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Thrive Causemetics Review: What Are The Best Products?

Before writing this review I did a quick Thrive Causemetics review of their mascara, but since then I have tried several products from Thrive Causemetics and wanted to share my thoughts.  You may also like: The Best Tubing Mascaras For those unfamiliar with Thrive Causemetics (which is impressive because each…

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EVOLUTION_18 Review
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EVOLUTION_18 Review

This post is sponsored by Walmart and ShopStyle My husband has always been health-conscious; he’s a yoga instructor, the primary cook for the family, a gardener, always reading up on supplements and diet changes to reduce inflammation, improve quality of life, and longevity. I’ve gone through spurts of joining him…

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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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