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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.

Celebrating YOU with L’Occitane
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Celebrating YOU with L’Occitane

I am so excited to start this month of giveaways with L’Occitane.  A brand I have used and loved for many years, L’Occitane stands for much of what I believe in – quality, caring, and community. In 1976, 23-year-old Olivier Baussan with only an alembic and a small truck began…

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Over 40 Beauty: A Cure for Raccoon Eyes
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Over 40 Beauty: A Cure for Raccoon Eyes

It doesn’t matter what brand of mascara I use, even if it’s waterproof I end up with it smudged under my eyes. Even if I don’t put mascara on my lower lashes I still experience it. Not only that, it’s usually more under my left eye than my right. Once…

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Battling Hair Loss and Thinning Hair: What Worked and What Didn’t
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Battling Hair Loss and Thinning Hair: What Worked and What Didn’t

Since I wrote my post last year about dealing with hair loss when over 40, many of you have asked me to write a follow-up with what I am using now.  I just re-read that post from April 2017 and my routine has changed and I have tried many products…

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My Best Beauty Buys of 2017
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My Best Beauty Buys of 2017

This year, I focused more on my skin. At 42, life is catching up to my face with dryness, uneven skintone, fine lines, loss of elasticity, dullness, and increased sensitivity.  This year I really think I dialed in my skincare to get the best results.  I dialed it in so…

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The Best Black Friday Deals for Fashion and Beauty
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The Best Black Friday Deals for Fashion and Beauty

The Best Black Friday Deals in Fashion and Beauty Essentially every retailer has a promotion for Black Friday, but not all are worth getting up at the crack of dawn or spending time away from family. Below is my opinion on the best Black Friday deals going on today and…

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Pamper Yourself to Survive the Holiday Season [Sponsored]
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Pamper Yourself to Survive the Holiday Season [Sponsored]

The holiday season can get a bit frantic. Come Thursday, it becomes a major snowball rolling down a very steep mountain. How is it almost December?? Last holiday season I thought I was prepared by shopping for presents early, but that’s only part of the seasonal stress. I ended up…

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Celebrating the Holidays with L’Occitane Advent Calendars [Sponsored]
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Celebrating the Holidays with L’Occitane Advent Calendars [Sponsored]

This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. Thank you L’Occitane for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from L’Occitane, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. I have been a fan of L’Occitane for many many years. Many times I…

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My Best Beauty Purchases: What I Buy Again and Again
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My Best Beauty Purchases: What I Buy Again and Again

Inspired by my friend Kat at Corporette, I thought it would be fun to share my best beauty purchases, items I buy again and again. These are skincare, makeup, and hair products I purchase over and over, and dread when I go a day without it. I’d love to know…

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