Category Archives: Skincare + Beauty

Beauty, skincare, hair and makeup

Myth or Fact? Does Laser Hair Removal Damage the Reproductive System and Affect Fertility?

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Ever considered Laser Hair Removal? Beauty treatments that claim lasting results are some of the most tempting for us women to explore. YES, we want clear, supple skin. YES, we want shiny, healthy hair. YES, we love to spend time and energy beautifying and making ourselves feel like the goddesses we are. So it’s no […]

Female Hormonal Acne Almost Ruined My Life & How I Cure It Naturally

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I wanted to use this opportunity to share with you my candid skin story on female hormone acne and how the journey has inspired me to launch this venture. My skin story and how I cure hormonal acne naturally From the ages of 13-19, I was hit hard by severe, cystic acne coupled with an […]

Brown Women Do Blush + 4 Best Shades of Blush For Dark Skin Tones

Brown Women Do Blush + 4 Best Shades of Blush For Dark Skin Tones

Best Shades of Blush For Dark Skin Tones So I am going to start this article by dispelling the popular myth about dark skinned women blushing. Yes, we do blush. In fact, everyone blushes. Blushing itself is simply blood flowing to the cheeks when one feels embarrassed, lovestruck or some kind of emotional distress. And everyone […]

23 Items in Your Kitchen That You Can Use to Get Hair Healthy, Long and Gorgeous

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23 Items in Your Kitchen That You Can Use to Get Hair Healthy and Gorgeous Before you head to the store to shop for your next hair care product, look around your kitchen and you might have all you need to get hair healthy. That’s right kitchen beauties, mother nature has blessed us with a […]

Two Homemade Natural Acne Recipes to Fight Off Blemishes

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Two Homemade Natural Acne Recipes to Fight Off Blemishes Suffering from acne can be a frustrating and emotionally taxing experience. And no one is immune to it, even glamorized celebrities. Check out the image of Katy Perry above and you’ll see what we’re talking about. The journey to clearing blemishes and achieving a smooth complexion can be […]

7 Noncomedogenic and Best Oils for Acne Prone Skin

7 Noncomedogenic and Best Oils for Acne Prone Skin Natural oils can be a great way to keep oily skin moisturized while combating excess oils. The objective is finding the best oils for acne prone skin that will not clog the pores. Contrary to the popular belief, topical oils are not necessarily bad for acne […]

7 Natural Curly Hair Books That are Worth Reading

7 Natural Curly Hair Books That are Worth Reading So it has been 8 years or so since my last relaxer treatment and although the journey has had its ups and down’s, it’s a decision I am happy with. For me, my decision to go natural was simply out of need. Prior to growing out […]

6 Great Hair Styling Tips for Healthy Hair to Start This Year

6 Great Hair styling Tips for Healthy Hair to Start This Year Make this the year of new beginnings for your hair, commit to look wonderful and feel fabulous. By integrating these six hair styling tips for healthy hair into your routine you’ll feel confident in your look and have great, healthy hair. 1. Do […]

10 At-Home Gel Nail Polish That Stays On For 2 Weeks

10 At-Home Gel Nail Polish That Stays On For 2 Weeks

At-Home Gel Nail Polish That Stays On For 2 Weeks For the longest while now, I’ve been on the hunt for a nail polish that stays on for 2 weeks or more. There’s nothing like having well manicured, freshly painted nails. It not only gives the impression of having well kempt nails, but it looks pretty […]

4 BB Creams for Dark Skin Tones, Black Skin and Women of Color 2013

4 BB Creams for Dark Skin Tones, Black Skin and Women of Color 2013

4 BB Creams for Dark Skin Tones, Black Skin and Women of Color Read any cosmetic editorial and you’re sure to run into the new rage in cosmetics, the BB cream. BB creams, aka beauty balms are marketed as an all in one solution that acts as a moisturizer, skin treatment, primer and lightweight foundation. […]

4 Simple Tips to Make Hair Extensions Look Natural

4 Simple Tips to Make Hair Extensions Look Natural

4 Simple Rules to Make Hair Extensions Look Natural Many people, including most celebrities, often wear hair extensions to enhance their look and make their hair appear thicker and longer. The beauty in wearing faux hair is to make hair extensions look natural and blend seamlessly with your natural hair, and there are a few […]

How to Fix Cracked Makeup and Repair Broken Compact in 6 Easy Steps

How to Fix Cracked Makeup and Repair Broken Compact in 6 Easy Steps

You’ve spent all this money to purchase your favorite bronzer or powder compact, only to drop in on the bathroom floor and watch it crumble in its case. You don’t want to throw away your money, but it looks irreparable. Fortunately there is a simple trick to quickly and easily fix cracked makeup. As a […]

6 Tips to Taking Care of the Skin around Your Eyes

6 Tips to Taking Care of the Skin around Your Eyes

  The skin around your eyes is the thinnest and most sensitive layer of skin on your body, this is why the first signs of aging tend to appear around your eyes. In the same way that increasing your levels of certain nutrients will help protect your vision, incorporating a daily skin care regimen dedicated […]

Vitamin C in Skin Care

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I remember as a little girl, my mom would place in my palm my daily Vitamin C tablet while telling me how strong and healthy my body would be with the supplement. But looking down at the pill with my large, little girl eyes, all I saw was a bulky piece of chalk that tasted […]

5 Basic Steps for a Flawless Skin Care Regimen

5 Basic Steps for a Flawless Skin Care Regimen

Developing a regimen is so important because many skin care products need time and consistent use to show effects on the skin especially if you have a condition that you are looking to treat. Something that I have learned over the years is that the simpler the regimen the better, not only for my time […]

5 Steps to Remove Whiteheads and Blackheads

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 If you are like me and have an unbreakable habit of popping pimples or trying to remove whiteheads and blackheads prematurely, then it is makes sense to do it the right way. I have to admit, I find it extremely difficult to keep my hands off my face or be comfortable parading around with a […]

DIY Beauty: How to Make Mineral Powder Foundation Makeup

DIY Beauty How to Make Mineral Powder Foundation Makeup

Crafting mineral powder foundation can be one of the simplest things to do, requiring a few ingredients and kitchen supplies. Here is a basic recipe. The challenge in creating mineral powder foundation lies in finding the right color blend to match your skin tones and that will take a few trial and errors. To start […]

Derma Roller Reviews for Acne Scars- The Intro

Derma Roller Reviews for Acne Scars- The Intro

I came across an interesting concept in skin care several months ago called the derma roller that completely blew my mind and I have decided to do continuos derma roller reviews on this blog to help anyone contemplating using the device. On first sight, the derma roller looks nothing short of a torture device and another skin […]

Treating Deep Acne Scars on Dark skin

Treating Deep Acne Scars on Dark skin

Unfortunately for individuals of darker skin tones like myself, treating deep acne scars and marks poses a major challenge mostly due to high risk of hyper-pigmentation in darker skin. Challenges of treating acne scars on dark skin Although, there is headway being made in the field with new technologies like Fraxel restore series, a non-ablative […]

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