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What's your greatest skin care challenge?
As women and a growing number of men of color, what's your greatest skin care challenge? Whether it's dark spots, uneven skin tone, dark circles,puffiness under your eyes or hair that won't grow, you'll find a product that can possibly become the solution to your challenge.
Moisturizers and ingredients that hydrate your skin will always be your best friend, for your face, body and hair. So look for products with nourishing and nurturing ingredients. Shea butter, cocoa butter, mango butter and jojoba oils are a few of the ingredients to keep on your list.
We've got new additions to our store for you. Essential oils have been known to help calm and soothe skin and scalp irritations. Although you'll find a sample kit on the hair category page, you can use them for any of your skin and hair care needs.
The hair care sample kit has been given an upgrade. We've increased the size of the container on the shampoo and conditioners and added a hair butter sample to the mix.
Although there's beauty in your blackness, your skin is sensitive and needs protection from the sun just like everyone else. So if you know you're challenged by sunburn, add a few drops of Lavender essential oil to Jojoba and Grapeseed Oil and create a nice body oil for yourself. It will bring comfort and beauty back to your skin.
We're listening to you and your suggestions, so keep an eye on the category pages and your emails for updates.
Until next time ...
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How to Find Black Skin Care Products That Boost Your Confidence
Skin care products that boost your confidence? Can this be so? Let’s just say, when you find the right product and it does what you purchased it to do, you will fill better about how you look. This will boost your confidence on many levels.
Actually, it’s the ingredients in a given product that will help you get a confidence boost after their use.
What to Look For and What to Avoid in a Skin Care Product to Boost Your Confidence.
This will all depend on your challenge. If you’re looking for a basic skin care regimen, you’ll want products that will cleanse, tone and moisturize your skin without stripping it of its natural oils.
A Basic Skin Care Regimen to Boost Confidence
Green tea-based cleansers are good for this. They often contain lactic acids which are milk-based extracts. They are very gentle on your skin and can often soften and give it a radiant glow after use.
Rosewater toners are known to help maintain your skin’s pH balance. Rosewater has soothing properties and can be used as a natural toner.
Moisturizers in general can help you reduce extreme dryness or oiliness. When you don’t include a moisturizer in your skin care regimen, you run the risk of dry flaky skin. This will increase wrinkles as well.
Combine these three steps and you’ve got a simple and easy regimen that you can follow every day.
A confidence boost will certainly be evident when you look in the mirror and see radiantly glowing skin.
Wait, there’s more on confidence boosting skin!
If maturing skin is your challenge and you’re facing dry itchy skin, you’ll want to have cream-based cleansers that will nourish and nurture your skin. You’ll also want to have a serum to go deeper into your inner layers and help with replenishing the elastin in your skin.
A green tea cleanser will work for maturing skin just as in having a basic regimen. Green tea and lactic acid help with building your skin’s health on all levels.
Hyaluronic acid is also a good ingredient for maturing skin. It helps to retain moisture in your skin. It’s known to help with anti-aging. Okay … so you know it won’t have your skin looking as it did at age 18.
However, you will see skin that’s plump and healthy looking. This will definitely give you a confidence boost in such a product.
Acne Challenged Skin
Acne challenged skin? Your skin will need products that will help minimize oiliness. Your oiliness can often cause enlarged pores, pimples and blackheads.
Gel based cleansers will often work for you. Gel, as in aloe vera gel, has a way of soothing breakouts and minimizing oiliness, naturally.
Another great product for acne challenged skin is a mask, in particular, a clay mask. Clay has a way of sucking out all the impurities as well as extra oil from your skin.
With COVID 19, added stress is causing breakouts from teens to adults. Your dietary habits will need some attention also. Acne can be triggered by certain foods.
A visit to your skin care therapist will always boost your confidence about your skin. A professional treatment gives you that added measure of confidence. Just knowing that the sludge from deep layers has been worked out of your skin, is a relief.
That’s it for this week. As always …
Dedicated to Your Beauty.
Juliette Samuel, Esthetician/Author/Publisher