Product Sent for Review I Bought It Affiliate Links You may have noticed that I post about a lot of drugstore beauty products. While I definitely make a lot more money than I did as a teen (being a doctor definitely pays better than babysitting!), at heart I’m still that 16 year old wandering the aisles, looking at $6 mascaras and $4 lip balms. I use a lot of drugstore products every day, and with…

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Sponsored Post Ever since I wrote a post over on Babble about primers (There’s a Primer For That), I feel like I’m surrounded by discussion amongst my friends about primers, I get emails about new ones hitting the market, and there are just primers everywhere, they are taking over the world. Seriously. And I have a confession. I don’t always prime before my makeup. (Actually, I prime always before eye shadow. Everything else, not so…

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For body, I use a combo of 1. Olay Shea Butter body wash and Olay bar soap. I have very dry skin, and these are both incredibly hydrating. I also think both of these smell great naturally nice and fresh without being overly flowery or powdery (which I do not like!). For my face, I still use 2. Olay Regenerist lotion with SPF. It’s a classic and I love it. I like a lot of…

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I’m sure you’ve noticed it in my Beauty Expert Series that Clarisonics have been mentioned many, many times. They’re continually mentioned in magazines and on-line by both dermatologists and estheticians as a must have (and use) item. Why? While you might think that using just your hands, cleanser and a few splashes of water is enough to clean your face…. it really isn’t. You need a bit more friction than that. Add in a little…

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Recently I shared the news that there was a new Venus razor with Olay, and while I was excited about it… As usual I was a bit worried that the hydrating/razor gel strip things wouldn’t be quite as good as a regular shave gel, and that they’d simply get in the way of a decent shave. This is usually a good idea that isn’t well executed. I try them out only to revert to my…

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