Skin Care

Black woman applying green tea serum
Green tea and "healthy living" are nearly synonymous. From boosting your immune system to preventing hair breakage and shedding, it's basically the holy grail of tea. And like most natural things, it's also an exceptionally beneficial ingredient in skincare products, as well.  Yup, that's right! Green tea is full of...
Properly layering your scents by doubling down on perfume and lotion has always been the key to smelling good all day. And while it may seem simple to do at first, the process actually requires a little bit of finesse if you really want to smell your best all day...
One thing we universally agree on is that achieving a good shave is one of the trickiest parts of beautifying ourselves. First, we have to stretch and bend in the most awkward ways just to do more hand gymnastics to avoid getting pesky cuts and scrapes.  And let's not even...
Hands up if your skin has been looking a bit blah lately. Everyone? Okay. No worries. Like James Spader says in ‘The Blacklist,’ every problem has a solution. And while it can be tempting to scrub your face frantically, you can easily make the ‘blahness’ much worse. Instead, reevaluate your products and adopt...
Layering serums
So, after months of scrolling through Sephora trying to find the perfect products, you’ve finally found an effective cleanser, skin-boosting serums, a white cast-free sunscreen, and a miracle ingredient that zaps zits. However, one thing keeps bugging you. How in the world are you supposed to apply all these ingredients? Which...
Beauty Tools
When it comes to maintaining your youthful looks, you need to subscribe to a healthy skincare routine. It would mainly include double cleansers, serums, moisturizers, and the skincare must-have, SPF. However, with advancements in technology today, the skincare market is filled with skincare devices designed to stimulate collagen production, allowing for...
Dry, chapped skin during the colder months is something that all skin types deal with from time to time because harsh weather conditions really don't do us any favors. And if we're being totally honest, switching out our go-to summer products for something more fall and winter friendly is also...
The beauty of 2-in-1 skincare products is that they allow us to eliminate extra steps in our routine. This is a big deal considering that the biggest issue most of us have with achieving the skin of our dreams is not being able to stay consistent. And not only does a...
If you’ve been struggling with acne, you have probably come across the terms benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. These gold star ingredients are popular in most skincare products and are designed to eliminate acne breakouts and, ideally, prevent more from popping up. However, as with any other skincare essential, there’s more...
Finding the right scent for you doesn't seem like a big deal, but it definitely becomes one once you realize that certain fragrances can clash with the smell of your lotions, body washes, and even the natural chemical makeup of your body and skin.  This is especially annoying problem for...
This Incredible Donkey Milk Moisturizer Might Be The Answer To All Of Your Skincare Woes
Let me start by stating the obvious—it's not every day that we run into donkey milk as an active ingredient in our moisturizers, or any other beauty product for that matter. However, this might be a bit of a mistake on our beloved brands' behalf because this stuff? Nothing short...
Black woman applying eye cream for bags.
When it comes to premature aging, eye bags are typically one of the first things to zap the youth from our faces. While they develop naturally as we get older, they're only made worse from things like sun overexposure, lack of sleep, and improper skincare.  Lucky for us, a bunch...
young black woman facial peel
Out of all the things we do to improve our health and appearance, facial peels are among the most intimidating. I mean, look at the process. Subjecting yourself to days and weeks of vulnerable, peeling skin isn't exactly the easiest (or prettiest!) thing in the world.  But despite the clear...
Skincare habits to ditch
We all know the basics of good skincare – avoid too much greasy food, don't touch your face with dirty hands, and avoid falling asleep with a full beat. Avoid these bad skincare habits, and your skin will thank you. Pretty easy, right? Well, the answer is yes, and no. While...
Let's get one thing clear: ferulic acid might be the answer to your skin woes, but please do understand that textured or aging skin doesn't automatically mean you have "bad" skin.  Wrinkles, fine lines, blackheads, clogged pores, and dead skin is perfectly normal, and we all deal with one or...