Soon to be 42 - Sammy Makes Six

Soon to be 42

This post has been sponsored by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own.

I'm going to be 42 this July. These are just some of the joys of being a woman my age:
  • constant trips to el bano, and when I say constant I mean it.
  • you're overly tired and yet when you lie down to sleep you can't.
  • waking up way too early, while you could still be resting and instead your mind begins to work out all the things you didn't do yesterday.
  • your body is just not what it used to be, flights of stairs, hills and even simple walking can be a struggle, or is that just me?
  • gray hairs galore, and these babies pop up over night!
  • permanent bags parked under my eyes the size of water balloons.
  • sagging everything!
  • the beginning of what promises to be a killer set of crows feet.
  • Did I say sagging everything?

You get the picture right? But I'll tell you what, I am super comfortable in my skin, even if most of it is on it's way downhill. Even with that long list above, I am happy. There are things that need to change, like losing weight and getting in better physical health, but I am happy in my skin. This is something that I was not when I was 16, 18, 19 or even in my early 20's. Confidence is something that for many of us women, seems to come at a later age. So how does this soon-to-be 42 year old woman find confidence in herself?

Big on the list for staying confident is taking care of myself more than when I was younger. I didn't even really start caring for my skin till about 5 years ago when suddenly the signs of aging started to show up. That's when I realized that the skin that took care of itself, now needed my help and begun an actual skin care regimen. Since then I have tried a lot of products, you know me, always a fan of trying out all the "new" items. But there is a set of items, my tried and true's, that I always have at home. One of those staple items is POND'S moisturizer. Right now I am using POND'S Rejuveness which is an anti-wrinkle cream. 

POND'S Rejuveness Anti-Wrinkle Cream helps firm skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles in 2 weeks. I don't have too many wrinkles around my eyes yet, but my facial skin is definitely sagging. It's just not elastic enough and sometimes when I look in the mirror I can't even believe it's me. That's why I was looking for a firming cream that will also be proactive against those wrinkles that are slowly but surely beginning to form. I love the scent of POND'S Cream and it only takes a minute to apply to my face and neck twice daily. I like how lightweight it is and how it doesn't clog my pores, it also absorbs quickly enough so I don't have to wait forever before starting my makeup or going to bed. You can find POND's at Walmart at an everyday affordable price. 

Overall 42 is looking pretty great. I really have no complaints at all. Aging is not always fun, your body changes SO MUCH, but you learn to go with the flow and really this is a great age, it's so freeing! The skin's not looking that bad either if I can say so bring on 42, I am READY.

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