Myth 1: I’m black, my melanin is my natural sunscreen.
Debunked: Although melanin offers protection, it is limited, especially against UVA rays which penetrate deep into the skin causing fine lines and premature aging. These rays are also responsible for the dark spots and hyperpigmentation we develop after a breakout. So, do yourself a favor a...
Every once in a while we have to remind ourselves to take a little time to indulge. These D.I.Y body scrub recipes are as easy as it gets - just grab a mason jar or any 4-8 oz container with lid, a spatula to stir with, and the ingredients below. Measure out and mix vigorously and it is ready to use.
Cleansing is the foundation of every good skin routine. If you do it right, you are off to a great start. Like everything else we do, when we are intentional about cleansing, we do a better job of it. There are very few simple rules around cleansing since the ultimate goal is make the skin clean.