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At a recent RoC Skincare event a question was posed to the editors, bloggers and other attendees: Do you look great or do you look great for your age?
According to a nationwide survey, in the last year, 82% of women have been told they look great for their age. How would you answer? Sadly, many of us in attendance answered that we look great for our age. Society had turned us into ageists. When you think about it for a moment you might come to the same conclusion that I eventually did…I just want to look great, not great for my age. Studies have shown that backhanded compliments like this negatively affect women in their levels of self-confidence, and impact how they act, feel, and pres
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It is well known that color can influence perception. Well, the color red certainly knows how to get noticed. Its associated with passion, energy, youthfulness, confidence and power, making Benjamin Moore’s 2018 Color of the Year a pretty exciting pick!
Caliente is a dramatic and bold choice that works well as a pop of color in the home — think a statement wall, throw pillows and art, and carries over very nicely into the world of beauty. It is definitely well suited to be the perfect lip pick since when it comes to lip color, red is as hot as they come and quite versatile. The red lip comes in a range of hues and finishes to flatter all coloring and all personality types, will never be
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When it comes to gift giving I’m a big believer in giving things that I would love to receive myself, and as a beauty writer, it’s no surprise that I have an affinity for beauty products, particularly those that deliver on their promise. Some very lucky recipients are going to receive the most wonderful, luxe, decadent creams out there. After all, soft and supple, healthy, glowing, younger-looking skin is something that’s on everyone’s list.
La Mer Creme de la Mer ($170 for 1oz) has a cult-like following for a reason; it’s that good! It will soften, soothe and reverse dull, unevenly textured skin and is ideal for all skin types. La Mer’s Miracle Broth is formulated with hand-harvested sea
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Cool, dry weather is just one of the many possible causes of dull skin. Other culprits include pollution and poor lifestyle choices like smoking, drinking and sun exposure. If your skin has lost its luster, all is not lost. If radiant skin is your goal, you’ll want to clean up your act and quit or limit your less than wholesome lifestyle choices. No matter what else might be causing a decline in your “glow factor,” there are some simple solutions.
DO THE DOUBLE CLEANSE. Pollution, oil, makeup and sunscreen can leave a buildup on your skin that keeps it looking dull. It’s important to be methodical about cleansing and for many that might mean double cleansing. How do you know if you need
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