Skincare

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  • Is Pumpkin Spice Causing Your Headaches? (the side-effects of synthetic fragrances)

    It’s Fall and there are a lot of consumers who lose their minds because it’s also - pumpkin spice season! Everything is geared around that warm, calming and seasonal aroma. From pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin muffins, and to those hypnotizing pumpkin vanilla sugar scrubs and body butters, even air fresheners. Let's face it, folks go into overdrive over pumpkin spice during these colder months of the year.  View Post
  • Simple Skin Routine for Busy Moms

    Taking care of your skin and finding time to get into a routine can seem a little consuming, but it does not have to cost a ton of money or take a ton of time. When it comes to self-care for mom, almost everything outside of brushing your teeth feels like a luxury when you have kiddos to get ready for their day. View Post
  • Why You Need to Self-exam at Home -Breast Cancer Awareness

    The American Cancer Society (ACS) released new guidelines last year for breast cancer screening and stated that women who have an average risk of breast cancer should start yearly mammograms at age 45 instead of the previous guideline of age 50. Self-examination can save lives if you perform your own exam routinely. View Post
  • Transitioning into Fall Skincare

    As summer turns into fall, your skin will change with the change of weather. This is the time that the pH balance in our skin changes as well. “In general, we all produce more oil in the summer than in the fall and the winter," To maintain beautiful, healthy skin, your skincare routine should transition as well. Using the same products throughout the seasons won't yield the same results. Summer heat and humidity causes your skin to produce more oil, while fall's cooler, drier weather can strip skin of oil and moisture. If you start making the transition between the two seasons, your skin will never realize the seasons ever changed! View Post
  • How to Maintain Your Skin While in College

    Going off to college means uprooting your entire schedule -- new friends, junk food, parties, and of course late-night studying sessions. No “borrowing” mom’s sugar scrubs or facial creams anymore.  And if you are a second, or third year student, sometimes, amid classes, studying, homework, meetings and maintaining a social life, college students forget to maintain their health, especially their skin care. So, if you are not careful, the healthy skin you came in with will quickly change.

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  • The Need for More Black Beautypreneurs

    Today there are multiple beauty trends and services from eyelash and hair extension, to MUA’s, massage thearapist, and not to mention natural and organic beauty skincare. So, what are the best kept secrets of the black beautypreners on the rise, and why is there more of a need for them?

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  • D.E.E.P. Skin Detox Challenge

    Earlier this year we challenged our Beauties to the D.E.E.P. Skin Detox Challenge. We hope that you were able to stay the course! With only three more months left in the year, we will be announcing the D.E.E.P Skin Detox Challenge again soon. Won't you join us?

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  • “Cysters” Treating PCOS Internally

    September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month. This is a variable disorder that is marked especially by amenorrhea, hirsutism, obesity, infertility, and ovarian enlargement and is usually initiated by an elevated level of luteinizing hormone, androgen, or estrogen.  This imbalance can result in an abnormal cycle of gonadotropin release by the pituitary gland. The abbreviation PCOS, is also called polycystic ovary disease, polycystic ovary syndrome, polycystic ovary disease, Stein-Leventhal syndrome. View Post