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Chemical Peel Results After a Glycolic and Salicylic peel

Chemical Peels That Will Make Your Skin Look Flawless

Switch up your skincare regimen You ever wonder why certain celebrities like Nicole Murphy, Karrueche Tran, and Brandy Norwood have impeccable skin? It's because these ladies have found a skincare regimen that works well for them. It's now time for you to try a new skincare routine, chemical peel, that will have everyone turning their heads. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuK7s1MZUlA[/embed] What is a Chemical Peel? A chemical peel is a procedure designed to remove dead skin cells of the face and make the surface of the face appear smooth and fresh. There are various forms of chemical peels ranging from light to deep, dependent upon your skin type, per Skin Tightening Sage. Light chemical peels are known to have mild penetration when applied and all skin types can experience this procedure. Your skin will recover immediately after...

Face Masks

3 DIY Face Masks to Try This Month

Oh how we love a good face mask. Whether it’s a relaxing night in where we’re taking a little time for ourselves or we’re giving our skin the extra TLC it needs, there’s just something so luxurious about applying a face mask and letting it work its magic. While there are so many options to purchase from drugstore options to high-end, you can get a good face mask going without ever leaving your house. Here are three DIY face masks to try this month to get your skin hydrated, soft, and smooth. Avocado Mask - If hydration is your goal this is the mask to try! All you need for this one is (1) avocado, (2) teaspoons of honey, and (2) teaspoons of yogurt. Mix...

Twist Out

3 Essential Oils to Add to Your Beauty Routine

If you’re into natural beauty and wellness, chances are you know the wonders that essential oils can do for your mind, body, and skin. Although they’ve been used for centuries, it seems as if essential oils are rising in popularity as more women make more conscious choices in their health, daily lives, and yes, their beauty routines. But if you haven’t joined in with adding essential oils to your lineup, now’s the time to start! Here are three we love: Rosehip Oil - You want to know how to keep your melanin looking fresh and bright? Look no further than this. Rosehip oil is full of vitamin C which works wonders in brightening (and protecting) your skin. Tea Tree Oil - While most of...

Glowing Skin

6 Foods to Get Glowing Skin from Within

With the cooler months upon us, one thing we’re probably going to miss the most is having that natural sunkissed glow. There’s nothing that quite compares to the perfect summer glow but with fall’s arrival we need to create the glow on our on. While there are countless makeup and skincare products that promise to give you the glow you’ve been missing, the best place to start is with your foods. When you’re eating right, your skin can glow from within. Here are 5 foods to start with! FRUITS Kiwi is a great food to eat if you want healthy glowing skin. Kiwi is full of vitamin E which helps to moisturize the skin and is an antioxidant which means it protects the skin from environmental factors...

Beauty Supplements

Want a Beauty Boost? Try these Three Beauty Supplements!

When it comes to giving your skin the ultimate boost, beauty supplements are the newest thing that everyone’s turning to when their daily skin care routines just aren’t cutting it. But when it comes to adding beauty supplements to your life, it can be tricky to know where to start. From beauty powders, to vitamins, to “superfoods” finding the right method of nutritional beauty takes time. But, if you’ve done research and are ready to give beauty supplements here’s three that you should start with first. The Beauty Chef Glow Inner Beauty Powder. This beauty powder can kind of be considered the start of the beauty supplement movement. When it hit the market, it was the beauty offering of its kind. This beauty powder is...

Sunscreen for Black Women

Best Sunscreen for Black Women

With summer here in full effect, there’s one conversation that we need to be having. It’s about sunscreen. We’ve heard it all before ladies. The universal--and scary myth--that women of color don’t need to wear sunscreen. Now, we get it, there is some truth behind the statement that “black don’t crack” but trust us, if you want to protect your melanin and keep your skin looking its best as you age, you absolutely need to be wearing sunscreen daily. Before we jump into the good stuff like which sunscreen you should try, our favorites, and the best options for women of color, let’s talk about the basics. ANYone who is exposed to the sun at ANY point should be slathering on the sunscreen like their...

SACHA Buttercup setting powder VS. Ben Nye’s Banana Powder

For those that haven’t heard of buttercup yet, it is Sacha Cosmetics newest setting powder from their Kamaflage line. All of their Kamaflage products tend to have medium-full coverage, and when I heard what people were saying about the Buttercup powder of course I had to try it. I’m cheap so I went to a fellow mua’s house because I knew she had it ANNNNND  Because I wasn’t going to purchase in the future without trying it first. Immediate thoughts when using: This powder is SUPER soft and fine milled. It feels velvety. It melts into the skin. The Ben Nye Banana Powder is a beautiful powder but is on the chalkier side. I think we also have to remind ourselves that Ben Nye is STAGE makeup....

GO FROM EMBARRASSING TO EXQUISITE ELBOWS & KNEES

Are you embarrassed by your dark elbows or knees causing you to feel less confident in short sleeve tops, shorts or skirts and forced to cover up? Well, do not feel alone as lots of ladies have this concern more commonly than you think. Women of color, especially, can have more pronounced discoloration of elbows and knees given more pigment within skin. Get excited to understand the most likely reason why you are ‘hiding your elbows and knees’ and get real effective dermatology based solutions. So stop concealing and start revealing exquisite elbows and knees! In general, it is natural for your elbows and knees to look slightly darker than surrounding skin due to extra thick folds of skin, especially your elbows. This extra skin is...

CHRIS BROWN’S EX-GIRLFRIEND SKIN REGIMEN GETTING ALL THE ATTENTION

We all know her as Chris Brown’s ex-girlfriend, but after their last breakup Karrueche Tran has definitely been making a name for herself in the entertainment industry. Not only is this 27 year old gal drop dead gorgeous, but she is also showing the world her talent for hosting and acting. Before she became such a public figure she was a model. No wonder her figure and beauty is so breath taking. When asked what she does to keep her skin glowing she was quoted telling Elle magazine “Kiehl's is my dermatologist. I love their facial moisturizer and I use their deodorant. Their body butter, that's really good too. I've been using Clean & Clear face wash since high school, and I love that it's...

“Healthy Skin Beauty Tips for 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50+”

We can all attain healthy, beautiful skin at any age, own it and keep it! It is possible with gaining proper knowledge of what to do and actively following through essential regime. Regardless of your age, we should all get adequate sleep every night, exercise regularly, drink at least eight full glasses of water to keep skin and body hydrated and eat a healthy diet. There are also a few specific things to do in the different age ranges that will keep your skin looking its’ most beautiful! Social 20’s: At this age, it is all about being the socialite, carefree hanging outside on sunny days! However, UV (ultraviolet) protection is very critical. Although, as women of color, we have a lot of melanin pigment in...