Winter Skin Recovery: Dove DermaSeries Review

Despite all of my best efforts, the harsh winter has taken a toll on my skin. I’ve been using my moisturizer faithfully, have turned down the temperature in my shower, and still my skin is dry and itchy. So when Dove asked if I would collaborate with them to test out their Dove DermaSeries products. This line is geared specifically toward dry skin and relief of eczema symptoms. This sounded perfect for my dry, itchy…

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Olay Skin Advisor: What’s Your Skin Age?

I write a lot about skincare, and as a result I get a lot of questions from readers about how to decide what skincare products to include in your own skincare regimen. What should you use? What products are best for your skin type, and if they were affordable that would be great too. My recommendations for years have centered around Olay. Olay makes great antiaging skincare at an affordable price point, and they’re easy…

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Winter Hair Pampering: Nexxus Bundle at Costco

I know that I’m not the only one whose hair is starting to act up lately. I’ve been working non-stop it seems over the holidays at my “real” job, which means very little time with my family and even less time for me and my hair! That’s when the arctic freeze came roaring into Michigan. The cold weather, lower humidity and more time inside has combined with being seriously overdue for a salon appointment, resulting…

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My Latest Winter Skincare Obsession: Olay Regenerist Whip Review

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that I have been obsessing over a new moisturizer this fall. It was sent to me unbranded, so I wouldn’t be swayed by the brand. All I knew is the product was called Whip. The first time I tried this moisturizer, I could see a difference in my skin. I swear, my skin was a bit dry and irritated from playing outside with my daughters,…

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Stretching It Out: Increasing the Time Between Hair Coloring Appointments

I’m one of those people who make their next salon appointment when they’re still at the salon. I make my appointments every 6 weeks. I can’t stretch it to every 7 weeks. My hair grows so fast that at 7 weeks I’ll have a lot of roots showing! If I can’t go right at 6 weeks, I’ll bump it up to a 5 week appointment. I ran into some scheduling issues over the summer. With…

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