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Olay 28 Day Challenge: my results

Hi guys! I’m back! As you know I am taking the Olay 28 Day Challenge. This is an easy-to-follow daily skincare routine comprised of the best Olay products that have been clinically proven to make skin look younger in 28 days. I ended up replacing my facial moisturizer and eye cream with the products pictured below. I’m happy to say that I’ve almost completed the challenge. 🙂 Olay wants women to take the #Olay28Day Challenge to prove to them that using Olay can leave them with visibly healthy skin. I’m getting towards at the end, so I thought this would...

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Olay 28 Day Challenge: my results

Olay 28 Day Challenge update!

Hi everyone! It’s Thanksgiving break. Woohoo! I’m home with the kids and we’re going to do lots of fun things this week. 🙂 First thing first: an update about the Olay 28 Day Challenge. I am a few days into the challenge I wrote about last week and I want to let you guys know the positive effects I am already seeing. The challenge: Use the Olay Micro Sculpting Cream in the AM and the Olay Eyes Ultimate Eye Cream in the AM and PM and show off your progress! I’ve been doing this 2-step regimen for a little while....

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Olay 28 Day Challenge update!

I’m doing the Olay 28 Day Challenge

Ever had a moment in the mirror? I had one the other day. I looked in the mirror the other day and thought ‘man, I’m getting old’. I’ll be 39 next year, awfully close to being 40…yikes! In order to get my skin back on track, I’m taking the Olay 28 Day Challenge. This is an easy-to-follow daily skincare routine comprised of the best Olay products that have been clinically proven to make skin look younger in 28 days. I have replaced my current facial moisturizer and eye cream. Starting today, I am using the Olay Micro Sculpting Cream in...

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I’m doing the Olay 28 Day Challenge

Guest blog: Contouring sticks, a basic guide for beginner users

Contouring as a beauty buzzword and concept may feel like it’s relatively new. After all, it isn’t until after Kim Kardashian made it popular did the term and practice begin to pick up in the mainstream beauty community. However, the art of using makeup to enhance facial structure and provide shape to certain areas of the face has existed for centuries. Its origins can be traced all the way back to the mid-1500s when stage actors in England during the time of Queen Elizabeth I would apply black soot and chalk to their faces so that their audience can see...

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Guest blog: Contouring sticks, a basic guide for beginner users

Guest blog: Quit smoking with these 8 astonishing tips and tricks

People often think that in order to quit smoking you simply have to stop doing it. This isn’t the way it works in practice. Cigarettes are a great addiction and it is really easy to relapse. It makes it harder that they are available all over the place. Given how hazardous tobacco and nicotine are to your health and even cigarette smoke can cause issues, it is necessary to approach this with level head. It is high time for you to try something new and this set of tricks may be just the thing you need. 1. Setting up small...

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Guest blog: Quit smoking with these 8 astonishing tips and tricks

Why people with dark skin still need to wear sunscreen

It finally feels like summer here in The Netherlands and, of course, I’m taking full advantage of it. 🙂 The other day I was last minute shopping for sunscreen. I went into a (never been before) drugstore and because I didn’t want to waste time looking around, I asked a sales associate where in the store I could find it. Before answering my question, she looked me up and down and I could almost hear her think: ‘why would she need sunscreen?’. That brings me to this post. Just because I have dark skin, that doesn’t mean I don’t need...

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Why people with dark skin still need to wear sunscreen

Guest blog: Beard Grooming Championships

In this article, we’re talking beards, not just your average beard, but the Championship League of Beards. Let’s take a gander and look at the Full Beard category in all its glory and see what it takes to grow a beard of champions. 😀 Full Beard Natural For those who love to go au naturel, then this is the beard for you as the rule of thumb, or beard is the more natural the better. The beard can’t be highlighted in any way and must not be curled under the chin at the bottom. No styling aids are allowed so no trimmers,...

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Beard Grooming

Giveaway: Win NeoStrata’s Skin Active Antioxidant Defense Serum

Are you layering your skincare in the right order? It’s pretty important if you want your products to be as effective as possible. It’s not bad if you’re not doing it right, but if you’re already spent the cash to buy the right products, you might as well get the best out of it. Right? The golden rule of thumb: go lightest to heaviest. 🙂 After washing your face, you should start with the lightest feeling products to the heaviest. Serums, for example, come before moisturizers and oil. Anything water-based will sink into your skin most easily without any heavier...

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Giveaway: Win NeoStrata’s Skin Active Antioxidant Defense Serum

How much is your vagina costing you

Not a subject that we all gather around and discuss, our ‘private parts’ or whatever name you may have for yours (vajayjay?), but we all have them…..well, private parts anyway. However, women are the only one’s with vaginas. 😀 The facts are that there is a cost to being a woman, and having a vagina! And it may surprise you to know those costs and differences. The infographic below looks at the exact cost of owning one. How much is your vagina costing you This infographic is provided by Buddy Loans.Read more...

How much is your vagina costing you

5 tips to make your makeup look better

How was your Halloween? I had a blast! It was my first time celebrating Halloween in San Diego and it didn’t disappoint! Downtown was packed with people and I have to say: San Diego has a lot of very creative residents, I saw tons of great and original costumes. Can you guess who I was supposed to be? 😉 I know, not that original… I didn’t do anything special as far as makeup goes either. I matched my lipstick to my bow and I added dramatic lashes. How about you? Did you dress up? Speaking of makeup, today’s post is...

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5 tips to make your makeup look better

Fact: 1 in 8 women born today in the US will get breast cancer

Did you know that about 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point in their lives?* Shocking, huh? I didn’t this. And finding this out was actually really shocking to me. 1 in 8 American women! That’s quite a high amount. There are about 231,340 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in the United States. Every single year. 🙁 Someone very close to me died of breast cancer when I was very young. It’s a long time ago, but I did have a great effect on me. Breast cancer is still...

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Fact: 1 in 8 women born today in the US will get breast cancer

Beauty tip: Miss Spa Exfoliating Facial Sheet Masks

If you’re looking for something extra to do for your skin, but you don’t have time for professional treatments or extensive at-home facials, I have something that you can easily do yourself, will only take 20 minutes of your time and work wonders! Pre-treated Asian facial sheet masks. 🙂 Pre-treated facial sheet masks are cloth sheets that already have a skincare solution on them. They are soooo easy to use! You can slap them on while you’re watching tv or while you’re in bed even. How to use sheet masks Most of them come in a single pack: just wash...

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Beauty tip: Miss Spa Exfoliating Facial Sheet Masks


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