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olayfhrs.jpgIt’s not something people like to talk about, but it’s something that affects 85% of women: facial hair. Whether yours is fine or medium, there’s finally a hair removal system that really works, without the tell-tale redness or irritation that many other facial hair removers can leave, Olay Smooth Finish Facial Hair Removal Duo.

This specially formulated two-step system is designed to gently, yet effectively, remove fine to medium unwanted facial hair on the upper lip and jaw line, while minimizing irritation. This is great news for the 96% of women with visible facial hair that remove it five times a month.

Easy to use, the system includes:

Step 1: a Skin Guarding Balm which helps prepare skin for removal by providing a thin guarding layer while still exposing hair.

Step 2: Hair Removal Cream with a fresh, light scent is applied over the guarding balm to weaken and effortlessly remove fine to medium hair.

The results? Skin is immediately hair free, with no signs of redness and irritation and you’re ready to face the world with confidence.

$22.47 at amazon.com


*statistics according to 2011 Olay global survey


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It might not be something you like to talk about, but unwanted facial hair takes an emotional toll on a woman’s self-esteem. Whether it’s on the upper lip, chin, cheeks, or elsewhere, facial hair can be embarrassing or make a woman feel unattractive. Luckily, there are products like the new Olay Smooth Finish Facial Hair Removal Duo which gently and effectively removes unwanted facial hair in two simple steps — with no tell-tale irritation or redness.

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But before you begin to remove your unwanted facial hair, it’s important to determine your facial hair type. According to Olay, hair can be classified into 3 types:

    1. Fine hair can be compared to the thin and soft fuzz on a peach
    2. Medium hair is more visible, but still soft to the touch
    3. Coarse hair tends to be more visible and stiff, similar to a kiwi

Every woman’s facial skin and hair is unique, so if you identify your hair type as fine to medium, you’re ready to find a hair removal system that works for you. For women with coarse hair, Olay will be introducing a hair removal system for tougher-to-remove hair in the near future, so stay tuned.

If you’re a contact lens wearer, listen up. Visine Soothing Wipes are your new best friend.

Visine-Soothing-Wipes.jpgReally, this unassuming tub is chock full of cleansing wipes that are perfect for the most sensitive of eyes—and, of course, for contact lens wearers. They even remove all traces of eye makeup while you’re still wearing your contacts!

One round wipe is enough to cleanse both your eyes, no matter how much mascara and dark makeup you’re wearing. These wipes even remove dust and pollen from the eye area! And did we mention they’re completely non-irritating? There’s absolutely no redness that ensues from using them.

Give your contact lens wearing eyes a treat and cozy up to these cleansing wipes!

Visine Soothing Wipes are $5.99 for a tub of 30 at drugstore.com.
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I don’t worry about fine lines and wrinkles — and it’s not because I’m too young for such things! For one thing worrying causes fine lines and wrinkles so that would be counterproductive, and for another I know Say Yes To Blueberries has me covered. Their Brightening Facial Towelettes are my go to when I feel my skin needs a pick-me-up, quick cleanse, or just a refresher. I keep a pack at my desk, one in my gym bag and one at home to ensure I’m never without my secret weapon.

Swipe the soft cloth across your face and let the pre-moistened towelette do it’s job, they do a great job at removing makeup or sweat and grime and leave skin feeling refreshed and moisturized.

Say Yes to Blueberries Brightening Facial Towelettes are available for $7.99 at ulta.com.
Eye-Sheet-Mask-Image.jpgHave you ever had a sleepless night that results in eyes that look completely ghastly in the morning? We’re talking dark circles, bags, puffiness, the works. Well, luckily, there are sheet masks out there developed just for the under-eye area that are guaranteed to get rid of these problems in a flash! Check out our favorites.

Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask
If your under-eye area is looking and feeling dehydrated, oxygen is the way to go. Luckily, the twin chambers of this sheet mask deploy to bring forth tons of just that.
$54 at dermadoctor.com

Shiseido Benefiance Pure Retinol Instant Treatment Eye Mask
Fine lines? Gone. Crow’s feet? Vanished. Uneven texture? A thing of the past. Seriously, in just 15 minutes!
$62.50 at sephora.com

Talika Eye Therapy Patch
Each patch not only makes your eyes look amazing, but they’re good for up to three sessions! They even help to reduce the appearance of scars.
$62 at beauty.com

SK-II Signs Eye Mask
The true meaning of luxury? Most definitely this anti-aging eye mask, formulated with the brand’s signature moisture-drenched Pitera complex.
$110 at sk-ii.com

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