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. […]Read More These Beautiful Black Dermatologist Specialize in Skin with Melanin
Hi SoRay readers! Today’s post will be a little bit more personal. Today I am sharing my skincare secrets and habits with you. I think it’s safe to say that we all have some bad skincare habits. I care about my skin, but I really don’t think about the things I am really doing until […]Read More My Skincare Secrets: The Good, Bad and Dirty Habits
Shaving your beard is seldom as easy as it sounds. There is an entire procedure to be followed – from the blades of the razor to the direction it follows. For black men curled facial hair has the tendency to curve backwards and grow into the skin. Extraction of such hair is not only difficult, […]Read More Solving Shaving: Tips for Black Men
There is unquestionably a need to compose “real” make up for black women. What I mean by “real” is closing the gaps and adressing every single hole on the spectrum of color for black women. Some of those question impose asking; Why is it that none of our black owners can get his or her […]Read More Closing the “Glam Gap”: A need to design make up for black women.
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 […]Read More Redefining Beauty: Social Media is Changing the Face of Beautiful
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 […]Read More Just Because It Says Black…