These Beautiful Black Dermatologist Specialize in Skin with Melanin

Melanin Melanin: The pigment that gives human skin, hair, and eyes their color. Dark-skinned people have more melanin in their skin than light-skinned people have. Melanin is produced by cells called melanocytes. It provides some protection against skin damage from the sun, and the melanocytes increase their production of melanin in response to sun exposure. […]

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Quarantine Skin-Care Tips for Medium to Deep Skin Shades

In a beauty industry that too often fails to cater to women of color, many of those women of color have taken matters into their own hands by starting their own companies. We’ve already highlighted some rising makeup brands to pay attention to—now we’re looking at skincare.  KRISTINA RODULFO You might be giving your skin a break or  going makeup free during quarantine ,but dealing with quarantine skin can be difficult, especially if you are stressed out. Stress, […]

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Skincare for Black Men

Every skin type shines in its own way and asks for a different form of care. African American Skincare – the Differences and the Tips   African Americans, have a relatively darker skin tone than others due to the large number of Melanin-secreting cells in their body. The creation of Melanin is what makes the skin appear […]

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Redefining Beauty: Social Media is Changing the Face of Beautiful

Have you ever walked through the park on breezy summer’s day? Have you ever noticed the flowers following the sun’s rays? What about the songs the forest make? Isn’t it just beautiful? beau·ti·ful (adjective) Definition: pleasing the senses or mind aesthetically. Definition: a memorizing experience, like watching the forest trees sway with the sky’s currents […]

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Just Because It Says Black…

Today while shopping, I ran across a brand called BLK/OPL aka Black Opal. As I skimmed through the [BLK/OPL] hues of browns, I was thinking to myself’ “This has to be black owned”. To my surprise I discovered BLK/OPL is not a black owned brand. (Thank you Google!) More surprisingly was discovering the legal battle […]

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