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Refresh Your Skincare Routine this Spring

Refresh Your Skincare Routine this Spring

by Chinelo And Ndidi

We’ve been cooped up these last few months and become too familiar with the insides of our homes. Spring holds the promise of new beginnings and calls on us to clean out our closets, Feng Shui our furniture and even look for new boos (via zoom and/or social media!!!); and while we make these changes, many of us forget to revamp our skincare routines for the new season.

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Bolden Ingredient Spotlight: Niacinamide

Bolden Ingredient Spotlight: Niacinamide

by Chinelo And Ndidi

One of our favorite ingredients is Niacinamide, also known as nicotinamide. It is an active form of vitamin B3 (niacin) and is used both orally and topically. It is a water-soluble vitamin which means it is not stored in the body, so must be ingested or applied topically with some regularity to continue to get the benefits.

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How to Get Rid of Dark Spots

How to Get Rid of Dark Spots

by Chinelo And Ndidi

The type of dark spot that is left behind after a pimple is gone is called post inflammation hyperpigmentation. It occurs after an inflammation like acne heals, but can also result from any injury to the surface of the skin.  The skin responds to inflammation on its surface by generating new skin cells to heal the damaged skin. Dark spots occur when the cells that are sent to restore the surface of your skin contain too much melanin. 

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Our Brightening Moisturizer SPF 30 is finally here!

Our Brightening Moisturizer SPF 30 is finally here!

by Chinelo And Ndidi

After several months of promising, we are happy to announce that our Brightening Moisturizer SPF 30 is now available! To top off the great week we are having, it was also featured in the June issue of Oprah’s O magazine.

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LET’S TALK ABOUT SKIN

LET’S TALK ABOUT SKIN

by Nneka Obidike Gerstle

Black skin is rich in color, texture and quality. Still, like all other skin types, it is often prone to a myriad of unwelcome conditions. While it would be easy enough to simply brush over our blemishes, here at Bolden we prefer to get to the root of issues, and deal with them head-on.

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