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Are Lotions with Water Actually Bad for Your Skin?

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IG @snazzysoul via TheBeautyBrains Veronica asks, “I heard that using lotions with water is actually bad for your skin because as the water evaporates it removes the skin’s natural moisture and oil. Is this true?’ TBB:  There are two fundamental ways that lotions can moisturizer your skin: one way is to provide an occlusive barrier that prevents the moisture that’s…

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Skincare Guru on Why Skin Lightening Can Be Good for Black Women

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By Lenora Houseworth There is a common belief that black women either don’t need or partake in cosmetic surgery or other procedures. You’ve probably even used the term, “Black don’t crack.” Well, this is not completely true. As an aesthetician, esthetician and Director of Skincare Services/Partner of Lavish Medical Spa, Leslie Nesbitt has seen the cosmeceutical aka the non-surgical industry…

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Melanin Poppin’ – 3 Tips for Your Best Summer Skin

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IG @arreisierra by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com As women of color, we’re blessed with a very special gift–not only do we radiate #BlackGirlMagic, but our melanin is the stuff dreams are made of. Whether ebony, mocha, french vanilla, butter pecan, chocolate, (even caramel sundaes is gettin’ touched) and every shade in between, our rich, royal skin has women running to…

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DIY Face and Scalp Aloe Cream

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by Emilia Obiekea of AdoreBotanicals.com We all want beautiful, healthy skin and hair. Circulation and healthy habits are key elements to having your best skin and hair. While the body naturally maintains circulation, there is nothing wrong with giving it a helping hand! It is important to stimulate your blood flow on a regular basis to ensure healthy skin and…

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The Anti-Aging Ingredient That Actually Works (and strengthens your hair too!)

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via The Beauty Brains Which anti-aging ingredients really work? When it comes to anti-aging products it’s easy to be tricked into spending a lot of money on products that aren’t worth it. That’s because there’s so much pseudoscientific misinformation out there about anti-aging cosmetic ingredients. Also, once you buy an anti-aging product, it takes you a long time to determine…

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