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The Importance of pH Balance in Beauty Products

By Curly Nikki 21 Comments

by Dawn Michelle of MinimalistBeauty I’ve used many many cosmetic products over the years. Being in the retail beauty business, I had the opportunity to try many more products for free and receive full size cosmetics as gratis. Regardless of what cosmetic company I was using, the best products overall were pH balanced and for health purposes organic and chemical…

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Raw Honey–The Healing Face Wash

By Curly Nikki 14 Comments

by DawnMichelle of Minimalist Beauty I’ve been asked many times how to use raw honey as a face wash. Many of you may wonder why you would even consider raw honey in the first place. Raw honey is a universal beauty tonic for all skin types because of its potent yet gentle healing benefits for skin. Raw honey does wonders…

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Soften Hyperpigmentation Naturally

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by Dawn Michelle of Minimalist Beauty Hyperpigmentation is no fun! There are natural ways to reduce dark spots or dark pigmentation in the skin without the harmful ingredient hydroquinone. You of course can also make many of the products yourself without spending a ton of money on commercial chemical products. Hyperpigmentation can be created very quickly and then take what…

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Are You Properly Moisturizing Your Body?

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

by Sherrell Dorsey of OrganicBeautyVixen After a long day the last thing I typically want to think about is hitting the shower and going through the bathing rituals to keep my skin soft, supple and radiant. It’s time consuming, tedious and just plain annoying at times although I do know that all the extra time in the shower is beneficial…

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DIY Pore Minimizing Mask

By Curly Nikki 12 Comments

by Briana of The Mane Source Many woman have problems with large pores. Creams and masks to remedy this problem can be really pricey. Here’s a simple recipe for a DIY egg white mask that will instantly minimize your pores and improve the overall condition of your skin. WHAT YOU’LL NEED: One egg and small container. That’s it! STEP 1:…

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Conquering Eczema Naturally

By Curly Nikki 32 Comments

by Sherrell Dorsey of OrganicBeautyVixen It itches, it burns and it’s just plain unsightly when you’re trying to have fierce, fabulous and supple skin. I’ve battled with eczema my whole life and have felt empathetic to fellow sufferers who’s battle is more challenging than mine. Don’t lose the fight with your eczema! An OBV knows that nature gives us some…

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Hair, Complexion, I Love You Both, But….

By Curly Nikki 55 Comments

by Taneica of ShatterproofGlassDolls Something’s gotta give! Since moving to Decatur, Illinois from Lakeland Florida, I have learned a lot about my skin and hair. Even though I have a strong dislike for humidity, my skin and hair LOOOOOOOVE humidity. It seems like being a Florida baby and resident for most of life has made my skin and hair more…

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I’m Dark Skinned, I Can’t Wear That…

By Curly Nikki 49 Comments

by Rachel Odem of Makeup by RachelO Yes, you read the title correctly, and as a licensed skin therapist and makeup artist, this statement makes me cringe. Why do dark skin women think their complexions limit their choices when it comes to makeup colors? Recently, as I was doing a bridal consultation and helping a client with color suggestions, she…

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Pump Up Your Winter Skin Care Routine

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by Sherrell Dorsey of While the beautiful wonders of winter can mean hot cocoa by the fireplace and lots of great dinners with your loved ones, it can also be the best time to take pride in pampering your skin. With harsh weather on the loose and your favorite pair of boots covering up your feet, it can also…

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