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Not too long ago, customized lotions and potions were reserved for those willing to drop a pretty penny, but not anymore! From skincare and foundation to fragrance and beyond, we found a few ways to get custom-made products created with your unique needs and wants in mind—and it’s a lot easier and less expensive than you’d think!
Fragrance: Scent Trunk (starting at $12/month)
Commissioning a bespoke fragrance used to be a lengthy process that involved working one-on-one with a parfumeur and often spending months and thousands of dollars to get it just right. But when you use Scent Trunk. This innovative service sends you a free at-home test kit with six core scents that helps you i
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This Mother’s Day, treat Mom or Grandma to turn back the clock on her skin with these high performance anti-aging creams formulated to reduce the signs of stress, sun damage and time. From fine line reducers to skin lightening lotions, we have the skinny on what she really wants and needs to feel pampered and appreciated.
START THE DAY RIGHT
Elizabeth Arden Prevage Day Intensive Anti-Aging Moisture Cream ($129) helps nourish the skin and reverse dryness. In the process, it diminishes the appearance of aging signs—including fine lines, wrinkles, and discolorations. A broad spectrum of sunscreens help shield and protect skin from the sun, too. The moisture cream feels ultra soft and
During the cold winter months, there’s nothing better than curling up with a cup of tea. Be it green, black, peppermint, or chamomile, tea is soothing to your soul AND your skin. Its antioxidants flush out toxins from the skin and ease puffiness, while helping to counteract environmental pollutants such as UV exposure and cigarette smoke that can prematurely age and wrinkle your skin. January is National Hot Tea Month, and a good time to add tea not only to your morning routine but to your beauty repertoire as well. So brew up a cup and add these tea-infused products to your beauty stash to reap all the benefits.
A MATCHA MADE IN HEAVEN
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Retail sales enjoyed a long needed boost this holiday season, but when it comes to anti-aging beauty products, affluent women are still looking to cut costs, according to Prevention magazine’s 2010 annual “Defy Your Age” study.
Of the 1,500 women in the study, 27% said they look to pay less on products they already buy, 16% changed brands and 14% stopped using a product altogether due to cost.
Most women see a difference between eye cream, day cream and body cream brands, but fewer are willing to pay for a high priced product. Only 35% of the women surveyed said they would pay premium for eye cream, while 32% would pay top dollar for a day cream.
But being dollar savvy