A dirty truth about the “microbeads” in your facial scrub

I always thought those “microbeads” in face cleansers were little solidified bubbles of some kind of oil, soap or other substance that dissolved into foam.  Turns out, I was completely wrong.  “Microbeads” are actually little pieces of plastic floating in your face scrub , body scrub, and in your tootpaste!  The artificially-created microbead–which is made out of…

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Do wrinkle creams really work? ?

One of the oldest questions put to the beauty product makes is  “does this stuff really work, or am I wasting my money?”  From my experience with wrinkle creams over the past 10 years, I’d have to say “yes.  yes, they do indeed work.”  But they don’t all work for everyone, and they don’t all…

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Wednesday Product Review: L’Oreal Revitalift Miracle Blur Instant Skin Smoother Finishing Cream

I almost never believe ads for “wrinkle creams.”   It’s not that they don’t work.  Rather, it’s that I’ve found the best wrinkle\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\ncreams are usually the most expensive.  When I first read about L’Oreal Revitalift Miracle Blur, I wasn’t expecting what I got–which was incredible results!  I purchased a sample size at my local CVS and…

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5 Magazines Worth Subscribing to in 2014

A long blogging hiatus due to a nasty sinus infection and a few looming project deadlines gave me some time to evaluate my magazine subscriptions and what each magazine is–or isn’t–doing for me.   So many of the mags that we consider “fashion” mag are more or less “lifestyle” magazines  and are geared for the 18-40…

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Sunday 7: Week beginning June10, 2013

Sunday 7  is a new feature of seven stories you should have read last week, but didn’t, for one reason or another.  So, read them now…..\r\n\r\nFashion Karma: 7 Steps to Shopping Ethically (Refinery 29) Go for Quality over Quantity and Shop Local are two of the seven things you can do to break the bad…

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