Product reviews


RoC: a solution for stressed skin

Posted by on June 12, 2012 at 9:31 am

We all know stress is nothing new for women, but recent statistics on the matter are pretty startling. According to a January 2012 study released by the American Psychological Association1, one in four women acknowledges they are not doing enough when it comes to managing their stress. Did you know: Stress triggers the release of more »

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Fresh Produce Clothes Review

Posted by on May 30, 2012 at 3:40 pm

I was contacted by a representative of Fresh Produce Clothing recently, asking if I would be interested in reviewing their clothing. When I looked at their website and saw the comfortable clothes they had in such a beautiful array of colors, I immediately said “yes!” Another plus is that Fresh Produce is co-founded and still run more »


PaloVia Makeover

Posted by on May 7, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Recently, I joined the seven other “PaloVia Top Testers” for a makeover event in New York City. The exciting trip, given to us as part of our 30-day reviews of the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser, included dinner Friday night at The House, then a makeover morning at our hotel, The Gansevoort on Park Avenue. This more »

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Anti-aging for women over 50: The PaloVia Laser

Posted by on April 26, 2012 at 1:59 pm

I have completed my 30-day trial of the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser Treatment System, and I am so pleased with the results I’ve had! Here is my 4-week review, and  photos for comparison. What do you think? Before I started using the PaloVia Laser.                 After week 4: more »

Anti-aging for Women Over 50: PaloVia Laser, Week 3

Posted by on April 21, 2012 at 4:09 pm

I have completed just over three weeks using the PaloVia® Skin Renewing Laser Treatment System. The improvements are subtle–I didn’t have huge wrinkles and bags to begin with–but I’ve had several people ask me what I’m doing that makes me look so young lately! I continue to experience redness under my eyes every day, and more »


Anti-aging skin care: RoC Retinol Correxion® Review

Posted by on April 11, 2012 at 12:37 pm

I recently joined RoC Skincare as an Ambassador in their new Blogger Ambassador Network. I agreed to share my honest reviews with the Flourish Over 50 community in return for free products. I was elated to receive a beautifully packaged box of everything from anti-aging serum to makeup primer, along with a special treat of more »

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Skin care for women over 50: PaloVia Laser System, Week 2

Posted by on April 10, 2012 at 4:13 pm

I have finished my second week with the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser Treatment System, and I am beginning to see some results. My “crow’s feet” are starting to diminish, and the tiny wrinkles under my eyes are also less noticeable. Here is my “Before” picture, and one I took after two weeks. BEFORE     more »

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PaloVia Week 1 Review

Posted by on April 3, 2012 at 6:19 pm

I just finished my first week using the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser Treatment System. I’m sharing my experience and my results with you in this video. You will see some slight redness under my eyes, but nothing too drastic. I’m using it on the medium setting every night, and the fine lines  under my eyes more »

Skin care review : PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser System

Posted by on March 26, 2012 at 10:18 pm

Over the next 30 days, I will be documenting my trial of the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser System. I was asked to test the device and share my honest opinion about the process and the results. Here are the first videos to show you to the product, and my first use. From the PaloVia website:  the more »

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