Skin Care

Skincare for black women - retinol
There are no ifs or buts about it – retinol is the MVP of any skincare routine and one of the few tried-and-proven ingredients of all time. Beyond being an undisputed anti-ager, the vitamin A derivative also minimizes dark spots, improves skin elasticity, and boosts skin cell turnover. But, as...
Did you know that your astrological sign can be used for more than just a weekly horoscope? Once you dig deeper into your birth chart, you can find all types of interesting information about your personality, likes and dislikes, and even your beauty practices!  That sounds kinda crazy, but it's true. Additionally,...
Tati Gabrielle
You know Tati Gabrielle as Gaia, the Flamekeeper on CW’s The 100, Merienne Bellamy on You, and Braddock in Uncharted, but the audacious actress is a self-proclaimed skincare buff. In a recent Vogue video, the 26-year old shared her skincare secrets to keeping her super-sensitive skin extra radiant. Keep reading...
At first glance, "dehydrated" and "dry" mean pretty much the same thing. I mean, both of them refer to the lack of water or moisture in hair, food, atmosphere—whatever. But when it comes to skin, these two terms are actually the furthest thing from synonymous.  On one hand, a dry skin...
The words "plant-based" and "detox" are definitely some serious buzzwords these days with what seems like everybody being on this super vegan health-kick. However, when you take away all the gimmicks and fluff surrounding wellness in cosmetics and skincare, you'll find that there are more than a few gems that are truly...
Like unsightly breakouts and hyperpigmentation, clogged and enlarged pores are oftentimes the culprit behind highly textured, problematic skin.  While it's completely normal to deal with both of these issues every now and then, it might be time to rethink your environment and habits if you're constantly experiencing issues stemming from...
Tiktoker Kaela Anne has her own skin care line, so she might know a thing or two about skincare. Recently she called out Lori Harvey who shared one of her tried and true beauty secrets. Lori said she uses Fage as a mask to remove dark marks after extractions - "it...
When it comes to hyperpigmentation treatments, microneedling isn't the first thing we think to try. In fact, we'll likely try a bunch of creams, chemical peels, and even laser treatments before we ever consider any cosmetic procedure that involves needles.  However, this is a mistake on our end! The process of allowing...
Vitamin C serums are rightfully touted as a bit of a holy grail product because they're known to successfully fix some of skincare's most difficult-to-treat issues. From severe hyperpigmentation to premature aging, Vitamin C blended with other powerful vitamins and ingredients should be the first formula we look for.  Fortunately for...
For the last few years, we've been loving everything FENTY, but this Cookies N Clean Detox Mask from Fenty Skin just dropped and it's already among the greats from the Rihanna-led megabrand. But before we hop into why it's on the list of our must-have skincare goodies, let's get one...
What skincare products are and aren't worth your money is completely subjective because everything doesn't work for everybody, so if you like it? We love it. However, there are a few things that are completely pointless when it comes to achieving your skincare goals. And if you really want to go...
Rough, uneven skin is typically thought of as a problem for the winter and fall months. But truth be told, as it gets warmer, clothes get shorter! And if you're going to be showing all that skin this spring and summer, you might as well make sure said skin...
Skincare doesn't stop at your neck! In fact, the stretch marks, sagging, and cellulite a lot of us are concerned about exist mostly from the chest down! And with it getting warmer and warmer outside, we want to be able to show a little skin without worrying about those pesky...
Let’s talk about hydration. It’s one of those relatively cut-and-dry activities – not just because you do it when your skin feels chapped and flaky – but because there’s a lot more to moisturizing than furious buttering and mindless rubbing. And while your skin is a beautiful, independent element that...
7-Eleven
7-Eleven has just shocked the beauty industry. The convenience store has launched a coffee body scrub in Australia that only costs $1. 7-Eleven is no stranger to selling budget brews. Over the years, these brews have gained a devoted early morning following. Now, the convenience store has used its famous coffee beans for...