Many of us are big fans of charcoal masks because of the purifying qualities it provides during use. What if I told you that you could make your own for less than half the cost of some of the top brands? Many skincare products have excess ingredients that if used alone, wouldn’t be the best for your skin. Many realize that creating your own skincare products not only saves you money but is better for your skin. Below I will list some of the most popular uses for activated charcoal. Teeth Whitening I have recently seen some companies offering this … Continue reading Three Uses for Activated Charcoal
While using black soap and shea butter on my skin, I’ve noticed that my regular moisturizers just don’t work for me anymore. As I have stated many times before, I have oily skin but it has recently experienced some dryness in the past couple of months with me being out in the sun more than ever. I knew I needed more moisture on my skin and I decided to research oils that work with oily skin. I always thought I couldn’t use oils until I used Josie Maran Argan Oil in a set that I purchased from Sephora. Being that … Continue reading Replacing Your Favorite Moisturizer with Oils
I took some time away from writing articles and discussing the latest beauty trends to go on a journey (one of more natural beauty techniques and self discovery). Being that I’m so intrigued by the makeup world it’s hard to see what path you really want to take at times. I always advocate taking care of your skin and loving your skin but I took some time to figure out what that really meant. In recent years, I thought I was comfortable in my own skin with no makeup. It was one day that I was headed to work early … Continue reading Why I Decided Not To Wear Makeup To Work For A Month
Today is the day for your trip and there a few things you want to make sure are in your carry-on. If you’re like me, you prefer to travel with no makeup to allow your skin to breath. If not, be sure to pack some moisturizing makeup remover wipes to remove your makeup, especially if you’re on a longer flight. Moisturizing sprays, sheet masks, and water are your best friends. Hydrating face sprays give an extra boost to your skin throughout any flight. Evian Mineral Water Spray and First Aid Beauty Vitamin Hydrating Mist are affordable but efficient sprays … Continue reading Travel Beauty Series: Prepare For Takeoff
The Night Before If you travel a lot like me, then you know how important it is to keep your skin well taken care of before, during, and after flying. This short, but sweet series will take you through my … Continue reading Travel Beauty Series
We all love seeing swatches of products before we purchase and in the community of women of color, this can be vital before we purchase a product. More companies are starting to showcase their products on a variety of … Continue reading Cocoa Swatches
For so long, we have been told to match our foundation to our necks. But what if that wasn’t necessarily true? Being someone who has suffered from eczema since the second grade, I know all too well what comes of … Continue reading Are you matching your foundation correctly?