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How To Repurpose Beauty Products

Isn’t it disappointing when you buy cosmetics only to find they don’t work for you? Before you toss that makeup that’s too dark for you, or skincare that broke out your face, you might still get some use out of them. Maybe you just want to burn through …

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Top Concealers For Under Eyes

Good concealers can be tough to find as your skin ages, especially when used on that super thin skin under the eye. Remember even the best concealer can only do so much. The better condition your skin is in, the better your makeup will look. I’ve written about …

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DIY Skincare Myths

“If it burns that means it’s working” No, if it burns that means it’s probably damaging your barrier. There’s a difference between an acid toner giving you a “stingle” and a burning, itching reaction. This is something you’ll need to use your intuition with. If a product is …

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Grapefruit Martini

Summertime is not my favorite season. When I lived in Houston, which is like living in a virtual sauna, I loathed and dreaded summer! I know that makes me an oddball but we can still be friends right? Seriously I practically hibernate all summer and come alive in …

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How to remove facial hair

Facial hair removal is an important subject since women of all ages can struggle with unwanted hair growth. As we near midlife facial hair becomes serious business! If you’re like me, your skin is maturing and too fragile for waxing, you need to be resourceful in keeping peach …

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How to Apply Sunless Tanner

If you’re anywhere near my age, proud GenXer, no doubt you have a vague recollection of the sunless tanning products available in the 80s. I cringe when I think about my orange streaked legs in my teen years. Right up there in the “Worst Products Ever Made” with …

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