Cleansing Your Face

cleansing face

It is recommended by most skin experts that black women should cleanse their skin at least twice a day. Contrary to what most African women have been told or grew up with, the word ‘gentle’ should be thought of when selecting a face cleanser. Sometimes exfoliating/abrasive cleansers can end up doing more harm than good....+

Knowing Your Skin Type

hair and skin

African women have a variety of skin types. As I mentioned before our skin is actually quite delicate and prone to irritation, scars, and discoloration. Knowing your skin type is the first step to a healthy skin care routine, and can help you attain the fresh glowy skin you want. There are many skin types...+

Getting Rid Of Scars And Blemishes


Getting rid of scars, blemishes and other forms of skin discolorations is something in my experience that needs time, patience and persistence. It’s definitely not something that happens over night. For me personally over the last few years I’ve kept a steady regimen of exfoliating regularly, using gentle lighteners and constantly using sunscreen. Exfoliating gets...+

I Couldn’t Resist…..

olay spf 30

Ok ….so I tried to resist mentioning sunscreen in another post….But clearly I failed. Anyway, I just wanted to let you know what sunscreen I use.  I’ve tried many sunscreens, and so far my favorite and staple is Oil of Olay’s Complete Defense Daily UV Moisturizer SPF 30. I love it! It smells nice, and...+