Right!! You bring up some excellent points here that I hadn’t considered: I didn’t walk in and say “I want to look younger” — I said I want one quick, economical product. Of course this says a lot more about cultural assumptions than it does about one particular salesgirl’s assumptions about me. And thank you for the W7 tip — about to go browse it right now!!

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