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When it comes to looking and feeling good, maintaining healthy, white teeth is super important. In fact, there are a whole bunch of ways in which we can whiten and maintain our teeth without having to make a trip to the dentist.  However, most of them require toothpastes, mouthwashes, and...
This Five-Step Korean Skincare Routine Will Have You Glowing All-Day Long
The Korean skincare routine: every skincare enthusiast has subscribed to it, and those who haven’t yet, are a bit obsessed with knowing how it works. With state-of-the-art technology harnessing traditional rituals – not to mention the mind-blowing effects – it’s easy to see why the eerie but bodacious skincare routine...
Black woman treating lip discoloration
When we hear "hyperpigmentation", the first thing we think of tends to be acne marks and body scars, but what about lip discoloration? Darkening of the lips is something a lot of us deal with naturally, but it can also be a result of habits and environmental factors.  Sun overexposure, smoking,...
No Makeup Makeup Look for Black Women
The "no makeup" makeup look is truly the best thing to happen to summer makeup trends. I mean, by now, we all know that wearing anything extra on your face during the summer time can be a recipe for disaster. Foundation cakes up, mascara runs, and lipstick—what lipstick? Admittedly, it's not...
Products from problematic skin
Everyone has experienced problematic skin at least once. Whether it's an untimely forehead pimple or uncomfortable dry patches on your legs due to chronic eczema, troublesome skin can really put a damper on your comfort and self-esteem.  And while clearing up and evening out our skin woes is something that...
how to pluck your eyebrows like a professional
If the thought of plucking eyebrows takes you back to your teenage tadpole brows, stop and take a long deep breath. Are you calmer? Okay, let's continue. We know the tweezer-happy days were traumatic, and you probably haven't touched your brows since then, but like everything else, brow plucking has...
he Ultimate Guide To MakeUp Brushes
There are three kinds of people in the beauty universe: those who own thousands of makeup brushes, those who use what nature so-generously provided (their fingers), and those that have one multi-purpose blending sponge that hasn’t been cleaned in what seems like decades. While we all have the freedom to...
This Is Why Micellar Water is Essential to Your Skincare Routine
Ever wondered why Micellar Water is such a big deal? Well, in this post we will share why Micellar Water is essential to your skincare routine.  Ever since this French beauty staple hit the global market, it’s been impossible to find a skincare enthusiast who hasn’t tucked away a bottle...
Six Brilliant Reasons for Using Tea Tree Oil On Your Skin
Tea tree oil has been used to soothe skin inflammation and treat blemishes for centuries. But in a universe where technologically advanced ingredients and next-gen products steal the spotlight, does the essential oil still stand a chance as a favorable option for tackling skin-related issues? Well, according to a slew of...
Disguising hyperpigmentation and scars on brown and deep skin tones
Let's be real—unsightly scars and hyperpigmentation on your body can definitely put a damper on your confidence. I know for me personally, dealing with the aftermath of body acne left me scarred up and super insecure about wearing things like tank tops and shorts.  Unfortunately, I know this is something...
A signature scent acts as a unique memory scent for your family, friends, and even colleagues. A fragrance can linger on your clothes or in your office, triggering thoughts like: Vanilla Woods! Jessy’s here! or Oh no! Vanilla Woods. Jess’s here, people. Hurry. But getting there can be puzzling, thanks...
blush on dark skin
Like your foundation and lipstick, your skin tone plays a significant role in determining the best blusher for you. Thankfully, more and more beauty brands have extended their blush shades to suit most complexions – we’re no longer living in a ‘one-shade-suits-all’ era. There’s a wide range of blush colors and...
Dry Skin Solutions for Women of Color
In my opinion, dry skin is the most difficult skin type to deal with. Unlike other skin types, dry skin is the one that is most likely to suffer from premature aging, flakiness and irritation, and hard-to-treat inflammation such as eczema and psoriasis.  It's also the one skin type that...
Tinted moisturizer for black women
Tinted moisturizer has been my saving grace as of late because let's keep it real, y'all—it's hot outside. I mean, way too hot to be layering makeup on our faces day-in and day-out. And if the last year and half taught us anything, it's that we can absolutely survive...
Rooted Woman Nail Polish
Acts of self-care like getting your nails done, or doing a nice DIY facial after a long, spirit-killing week are everything. But there's also nothing more infuriating than spending a pretty penny on a manicure you think will last you a month, and then like a hex from the...
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