The Beginner’s Guide to Having an Actual Skincare Routine

They say you’re supposed to really begin the journey of skincare in your early 20s. But you’d be surprised at how many brown women still haven’t honed in on their perfect skincare routine, even in their 30s and 40s. Skincare is simple, to some extent. It’s about 1) understanding your skin’s needs, 2) finding products…

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Ask the Expert: 6 Skincare Questions Brown Women Always Ask

Licensed medical aesthetician and creator of Urban Skin Rx, Rachel Roff, honestly answers six typical skincare questions for Brown women.   Besides drinking more water, what are the best tactics for Black women to keep their skin ultra hydrated in the cold months? The winter elements can be harsh on skin so it’s important to…

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I Look Young and This is Why

*Editors Note: our previous post stated that Tricia was a 30-something. But she’s actually 42 and again, she snatched our edges since we seriously thought she was in her 30s.  Black don’t crack, right? Nah, actually, sometimes it does. The truth about looking youthful and feeling ageless lies more in the skincare routine than any…

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Every Skincare Question You Have, Answered (Part 1)

All women have skincare issues. But sometimes, Black women have questions and the answers feel impossible to find. Look no further. We sat down with Jill Riley, skin care expert and founder of nature-based skin and cosmetics company, Alapure. Your question: What really causes adult acne? Jill: It’s mainly hereditary and hormones, but the biggest…

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Brown Girl Business, Flo + Theo is Everything and More

Flo + Theo is home to an artisanal skincare collection of body butters, cremes, washes and soaps, created by two Nigerian sisters, Mayowa and Ebony. In need of products that catered to their sensitive skin, Flo & Theo is a Queens-bred product line formulated with the freshest ingredients, ranging with products like Lemon Orchard Natural Body…

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