skin

As some of us beauties approach our 30’s and 40’s and we lead such busy lives filled with stress and sleep deprivation, our quests to…

There are some simple facts and misconceptions that people are unaware of when it comes to taking care of their skin. We chatted with the…

Another way to rid your face of blackheads and whiteheads besides using your fingers is to use a comedone extractor like this Double-ended Blended Extractor ($16, sephora.com). If not used properly, this stainless steel double loop tool, will most certainly leave a scar, so please remember to apply just enough pressure during extraction. If you haven’t used one of these tools before, just […]

Your kitchen cabinets and refrigerator contents are an inexpensive source of beauty fixes for those of us on a budget. The folks at shine.com share how pantry staples could stand in for your beauty standy-bys: White Sugar: According to Dr. Patricia Wexler, exfoliating is one of the most important things we can do for the […]

Just because the area below are necks is rarely exposed, doesn’t mean that it should be neglected. If you knew that skin was the largest organ (which it is), then why wouldn’t you care for it from head to toe? It makes sense that our bodies are rarely, if ever, given as much attention because our faces are usually the most exposed part of […]

You worked too late, you partied too long, you ate too much of what you know you shouldn’t have. Did you even remember to wash your face before you collapsed on your bed? And oh yeah! Does all that neglect ever show the next morning! And the morning after that! No worries – all it […]

Dry, itchy skin as a result of having eczema is bothersome, but taking off your jacket and revealing ashy elbows is just plain embarrassing. If you’ve been treating these skin conditions with petroleum jelly or cocoa butter and you aren’t getting the relief you need, then check out these two products that may bring some long overdue comfort to your skin. There’s a […]

From Shine.com: Keep your skin looking younger—for the rest of your life—with these 4 foods: Strawberries: Eating more vitamin C-rich foods, such as strawberries, may help to ward off wrinkles and age-related dryness, suggests research from 2007 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vitamin C’s skin-smoothing effects may be due to its ability to […]

From Blackdoctors.org: The summertime is great to spend more hours outside with our friends and family at the beach, park and places that the hot sun will blaze upon us. Contrary to our belief, the myth of dark skin doesn’t burn and need sunscreen is a lie.  The truth is all complexions can burn. Although […]