black skincare

  • Hypopigmentation

    Hypopigmentation is characterized specifically as an area of skin becoming lighter than the baseline skin color, but not completely devoid of pigment. This is not to be confused with depigmentation, which is characterized as the absence of all pigment.  It is caused by melanocyte or melanin depletion, or a decrease in the amino acid tyrosine, which is used by melanocytes to make melanin.  View Post
  • Dull Skin vs. Dry Skin

    Dull skin is basically just that; skin that has lost its luminosity and brightness over a period of time. In some individuals however, dull skin exists from the moment of birth. Dull skin has an unhealthy look that can be attributed to a few factors. Lifestyle habits and your environment also have considerable effects on the health and state of your skin. View Post
  • Fighting Fine Lines

    You can get fine lines from seemingly everything in life. If you are exposed to the sun, pollution, or smoke; you can get fine lines. If you have a familial trend of getting fine lines or if you’re reaching a certain age, you may notice fine lines forming on your face. With so many, inevitable causes of fine lines, it might seem like it’s impossible to prevent them, but not quite. View Post
  • Healing Chapped Lips

    Dry and chapped lips are an extremely common problem that cannot only make your lips look unattractive but may also cause a lot of pain and discomfort. The soft and delicate skin over your lips needs special care and protection. Lips are the most sensitive skin on our face. Therefore, they immediately lose moisture especially during the winter.

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  • Dry Foot Remedies

    During the winter, dry and cracked feet are a concern for many. How to treat dry feet is always a question that many people are interested in, especially women. This problem is caused by many factors such as habits of living, eating habits, or may be the manifestation of dermatitis or psoriasis. People of age and those with inadequate skin care regimes are more likely to have dry feet. View Post
  • Keratosis Pilaris

    Keratosis Pilaris. With a name like that you’re probably wondering, “what in the world is that?”  However, Keratosis pilaris is a common, harmless skin condition. It causes small, hard bumps that may make your skin feel like sandpaper.

    The bumps are often light-colored. Some people say these bumps look like goosebumps or the skin of a plucked chicken. Others mistake the bumps for small pimples. They usually appear on your upper arms, thighs (front), and buttocks, sometimes with redness or swelling. They can also show up on your face, but that's less common. Children may have these bumps on their cheeks.

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  • Skin Care Resolutions for 2019!

    You often here “out with the old, and in with the new”, especially as we approach the new year. So many new year resolutions will be made. But how will you fit that into your skincare regimen for 2019?

    As you continue to practice a healthy routine to maintain that perfect glow for your skin, let’s see what ways to accomplish even healthier better-looking skin.

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  • Cheers! How Alcohol Affects Your Skin

    It’s the holiday season, and for that reason alone, many people enjoy having a night on the town with friends or a glass of wine with dinner. It is true that alcohol plays a role in the lives of many people. But the question is, can a glass of beer or a mixed drink affect your skin? View Post