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Health, Beauty & Hair

Which Fiber Mascara is Best?

Which Fiber Mascara is Best?     I found a great mascara that I had to share.  It is AsaVea Natural 4D Silk Fiber Lash Mascara.     L'Oreal Paris Makeup Lash Paradise Mascara vs Asa Vea Natural 4 D Silk Fiber Lash Mascara The L'Oreal Paris Makeup Lash Paradise Mascara is my standby and I have used it for years.  After trying the Ash Vea 4D Silk Fiber Las[...]

Breast Cancer Scare

Breast Cancer Scare One month ago today I went for a screening mammogram. I had mammograms in the past as well as a lumpectomy in my younger years so I was not nervous at all. amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "nonasdaughter-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon"; amzn_assoc_region = "US"; amzn_assoc_design = "enhanced_links"; amzn_assoc_asi[...]

Retin-A Benefits and Retin-A Strengths

Retin-A Benefits I have been using Retin-A for the last 5 years. I started out slow with 0.05% Tretinoin cream for adult acne and lines, wrinkles. I had sun damage and I was going through surgical menopause after a total hysterectomy.    In the beginning, I had some learning curves as far as how much to apply, how often and when to apply. My approach was to apply more for better results.  That does[...]

What do Probiotics Do ?

What do Probiotics do? Probiotics send food through your gut by affecting nerves that control gut movement.  They can aid in digestion and maintain gut health. They are beneficial bacteria. Experts are still studying but say they may boost your immune system, help prevent infection, stop harmful bacteria from attaching to the gut lining, send signals to cells to build up the mucus in your gut and hel[...]

Benefits of Dermaplaning and Dermaplaning at Home

Benefits of Dermaplaning The benefits of dermaplaning are exfoliation, removing hair (peach fuzz) and anti-aging. The scraping creates microscopic wounds in the skin which in turn stimulate collagen production.  Moisturizers and serums penetrate the skin much better and makeup goes on smoother. It helps with wrinkle reduction and age spots. It is comfortable and relaxing. Is there downtime with Derm[...]

Tangle Teezer Review for Detangling

Tangle Teezer Review for Detangling I found a new product that I love and I would love to share my Tangle Teezer Review for Detangling my coarse wavy hair. I was interested in the history of this product so I will start there. Tangle Teezer Inventer Shaun Pulfrey became a hairdresser at the age of 16.  He developed the Tangle Teezer for detangling hair and is now a multi-millionaire. It i[...]

Easy Blowout you Can Do at Home

Easiest Blowout on Hair I have never been good at styling my hair.  Being born in 1961 I went through a lot of perms and big hair in the 80s. The texture of my hair is wavy and I have a lot of hair. My go styling tools are curling irons and hot rollers.  The flat iron is not something I have mastered. My hair is frizzy by nature and dry from coloring. Wavy Hair Since my hair is wavy and colored [...]

What Causes Back Fat and How to Hide It

What Causes Back Fat Take a look at your activity level.  I work a full-time job where I sit for 40 hours per week and have done this for 29 years. Diet Processed foods with additives and preservatives, fast-food, and junk food are high in fat, sugar, and calories.  This can lead to back fat. I am 58 years, postmenopausal, dealing with some stressful days and I love carbs. Most recently I have dev[...]

Great Foundation for Coverage and Combination Skin

Great Foundation for Coverage and Combination Skin I am branching out and trying to find a great foundation for combination skin with the coverage I want. Almay has a product that I have used for two weeks and it delivers. It stays on all day with lighter coverage than my other favorites and the price is way less.   Mature Skin I usually go for full coverage but find that it might be too muc[...]

Wedding Hair

Wedding Hair In 2015 I was planning my wedding.  It was going to be in Vegas and we had some amazing friends that were going to attend. I had no issue finding a dress but had no idea what to do with my long hair. Half UpDo This is my second marriage and I am in my 50s.  I did not look good with all my hair pulled back and in a bun but on the right person that is so elegant.  With inspiration from[...]