Wednesday, March 6, 2013

8 My Top 5 Beauty Faves!

Over the weekend I celebrated my 40...somethingish Birthday! Sometimes I can't understand how my daughters are grown women but I'm not aging....everyone seems to be catching up with me : )

As much as I wish that to be true...I am aging!!

There isn't a woman I know that doesn't want a youthful appearance.

Lucky for me, my daughter Brianne is in the skincare/make up industry!  With her guidance and expertise I feel like I may be S L O W I N G down some of the signs of aging!

I plan to FIGHT it every step of the way~!!

If asked what are your Top 5 Favorites???    Here is what I would share....

My Top 5 Beauty Faves!

Things I highly recommend and can't imagine living without!!

 Clarisonic Mia -

I LOVE my Clarisonic!!....Yes I chose the leopard print... but she comes in a wide variety of colors.   

This is a Sonic Skin Cleansing System and let me tell you, my face NEVER felt this clean!
I use her in the morning and at night.  Best part is you can take her right in the shower...totally safe to get wet! 20 seconds on forehead, 20 seconds on nose/chin and 10 seconds on each cheek. So 1 Minute = DONE

My face uses less moisturizer and make up since I started using the Clarisonic. My pores appear smaller and some of my fine lines are fading....

Clarisonic recommends you change the brush head every 3-4 months. 

She isn't cheap. I paid $119 for her.  I know...that seems like a lot of money for a women who loves to save money

But in the words of my daughter Brianne, "You wear your face everyday..." She is RIGHT - The Mia is so worth it!

Fresh Soy Face Cleanser

Fresh is the perfect word for this face cleanser.  It doesn't leave build up and I LOVE the cucumber smell! I use this twice a day.

 Ole Henriksen Truth Serum® Vitamin C Collagen Booster

If I could I would MARRY this STUFF!!  Lighten, Brighten, Tighten...That is how Brianne sold me on this AMAZING product! I use it in the morning and in the evening...If I run out...I panic...slightly! : )


Nothing gives away your age more than yellowing teeth.... A few weeks after I started using a Sonicare, I remember a friend saying...Did you get your teeth whitened?  My dental hygienist asked me if I had started using one!  Some people says it bothers their teeth when they first start brushing with it...I PROMISE that sensation goes away 


Ole Henriksen Truth Revealed Super Creme SPF 15

My everyday moisturizer...with SunScreen! I use this after the Truth Serum. It actually makes you happy! According to their website it includes -
"Omega 3 Happiness Concentrate  
Improves microcirculation for a radiant complexion 
and promotes happiness"

I guess younger looking skin will put a SMILE on anyone's face!!

What beauty products are you in LOVE with?
Do you use any of these products?

Let me know and we can fight aging together!!

Thanks for Reading!


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  1. Love, love, love my clarisonic Mia...couldn't live without it!

    1. Me too Dee Dee! Glad to have a reader sharing the "Clarisonic Love!"

  2. Happy Birthday! I wanted you to know I nominated you for a Leibster award... you can check it out here

    1. Thanks Danielle! WOW! I am so honored that you nominated me!! I'll hop over and check it out!!

  3. Im so happy to "meet" you!! I just had my 40... something... birthday this weekend too!! I am also getting so interested in makeup and skin care products again.I feel I left it behind for a while, but I've picked it all up again. But its so hard to find good information for women our age! I have the clarasonic and I love it and Ive used some of the Ole but only samples... Im kind of looking for the right anti-aging face care now. Im also Looking forward to reading around more here!!

    1. Happy Belated Birthday Bobbie! So glad to meet you as well! It's true, when I was busy taking care of my girls, I neglected taking care of me!
      That is one of my "top" priorities now. Best part is... my eldest gives me many "anti aging" samples since at 23 she doesn't need them yet! I'll keep you posted on other things I try and if they WORK! Happy Friday! xoxo

  4. Hi! Swinging through with the blog hop and you caught my eye. I guess we are both going through a little of the same thing right now, mine just aren't out of the house yet LOL! Check me out @ when you get a chance :) and yes... I noticed the name too:) Our similarities are scary my sister:)

    1. Wow are right! We have a lot in common ~blog sister~ : )

      I had a tough time adjusting after my baby left for college but thankfully I have remained a critical part of their lives. For that I am grateful.

      I still miss the day to day stuff but I have been able to focus on my relationship with my husband (who I always put second to my girls) and more importantly ME! I had forgotten how to put ME first....but I'm getting used to it! : )


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