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LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask Grapefruit – flavor or scent? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   We can’t discuss the LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask without first discussing the question if Sleeping Masks in general are more than a marketing term.     The answer? Yes and no. Most Sleeping Masks on the market are formulated only a little different than regular moisturizers, but some are more hydrating than others and resemble face masks more. And, between the two…

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Collagen supplements for the skin – Worth your money? | Ask Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   It is no secret that I am not a fan of supplements, at least not the ones you take without having a diagnosed deficiency that needs treatment. But how about oral collagen supplements? What about the powder you stir into your morning brew to reverse skin aging, the liquids you chuck down to keep your skin well hydrated?     There…

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Will working out make you look younger? The benefits of exercise on the skin

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   You must be living under a rock to have not heard about the myriad of benefits regular exercise has on your overall body and health. But will working out make you look younger? And if the answer is yes, which workout is best for that purpose?     We will discuss all that and more in todays post, but first tell…

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What is the best pre and post workout skincare routine? | Ask Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   Is working out regularly on your list of New Year’s Resolutions and you are wondering if you need a special skincare routine before and after hitting the gym? Or do you already have a workout schedule, but struggle with breakouts on your face or your body whenever you stick to it?     No matter what, you have come to the…

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Adventurecamp Schnitzmühle – The hippest campground I have ever been to | Doctor Anne travels

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: I PAID FOR THE STAY AS WELL AS ANYTHING USED OR EATEN AT THE PLACE MYSELF. LINKS USED FOR PRODUCTS BENEATH ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER Until our stay at Adventurecamp Schnitzmühle I would have told you that camping in Germany is vastly different from the laid back experience you get when traveling in Sweden or Denmark for example.     For a first impression, here is a short video I took there.   What camping has been like…

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New in beauty: Benefit, Sephora, Love and Together and a new CurrentBody Skin Device

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PURCHASED MYSELF OR PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   This New In post should have been much longer than it actually will be, and I am pretty mad about that! You see, earlier this month I placed a huge order for e.l.f. skincare, which was promptly processed, shipped and then returned by Deutsche Post with the note that I had moved to an unknown place, so the parcel…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder – Why winter makes you SAD | Ask Doctor Anne

LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   Today I wanted to talk about something not really related to skincare, but about something I have gotten a lot of questions about both on- and offline: Seasonal Affective Disorder or Winter Depression or Winter Blues or however you want to call it.     As always, this post is just general information and no replacement for talking to someone in person – especially when you are struggling with your mental health, it…

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Emile Cordon Classic Lip Balms – Pure Indulgence | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO:  PRODUCTS MENTIONED ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I went to New York City for the first time a while ago and boy was I impressed! I only knew it from movies (and yes, we stopped by the Friends and the SATC house!), but you can’t really grasp the uniqueness and energy from TV or books alone. Now I am not going to bore you with my memories here (The tall building! The…

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Symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency – Is your SPF to blame? | Ask Doctor Anne

I am a firm advocate of wearing high protection broad spectrum sunscreen every single day of the year, and one of the main arguments people confront me with when this topic comes up is: But what about my Vitamin D levels? Will I get Vitamin D deficiency? How will I know if I am Vitamin D deficient, which symptoms do I need to look out for? And so on and so forth.     Well let’s talk about all that and why sunscreen is probably the least thing you need…

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Grey hair with age – Why it happens and how it affects us | Well-Aging with Doctor Anne

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: NO PRODUCTS ARE DISCUSSED IN THIS BLOGPOST, BUT LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I went to my 25 years Abitur Treffen, roughly translated to High School Reunion, a few weeks back and one of the topics that popped up was: “Are you going grey already and if you do, do you color your hair?”     I mean, these kinds of meet-ups inspire a lot of random conversations, but with all of us being in our…

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