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November 2013

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Menopause & Hormonal Acne

One of the potential added bonuses of being in peri-menopause is hormonal acne. Isn’t getting older great?? Our bodies just keep giving us the gifts of aging, and while most of us consider acne just for the young, it’s quite common in menopausal women too. This year I developed hormonal …

Silicone Free skin care products

Silicone Free Skin Care Products

I recently took a journey into silicone free skin care products because I started breaking out suddenly and while searching for a solution I read on a blog that silicones in facial products can cause breakouts in very hot and humid weather. That made sense to me since my breakouts …

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How to Apply Foundation to Dry, Flaky, Mature Skin

If you’re peri-, post-, or just plain menopausal, or if you’re using anti-aging actives like tretinoin, glycolic acid, or vitamin c, you’ve probably had more than an occasional bout with dry and flaky skin. And you’ve probably also noticed that it’s much harder to apply foundation that looks natural and …

Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream

Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream Review

Part of the fun of being a beauty blogger is that on occasion companies send products for me to test and review. I recently received a really fun package from a marketing company representing Olay. The box contained a gold lamé backpack filled with 80s themed goodies to promote Olay’s re-formulated …