African Americans have been obsessed with their hair as far as I can remember and in the scheme of things, I've only been on the planet a few years. Notice I didn't give my maturity. But you've been told things about your hair for years such as how to grow it and what to use on it. But...

don't realize is that the amount of melanin in darker sets of skin tones makes it more prone to unique skin problems! Along with this, black skin reacts much more differently to injuries compared to other skin types. Women of color can also face skin issues simply because of the fact that...

For African American skin care or people of color, its considered a versatile treatment but you have to make sure that the person who is taking care of your skin is one that is well versed in taking care of skin that contains melanin. It can be performed on people of all ages and all...

there is a huge variety of skin discolorations that affects people all around the world, regardless of skin color, creed and demographics. Let's take a closer look at the causes of skin discolorations, dark spots and hyperpigmentation and how they can be overcome with relative ease. The...

What stress has your African America skin encountered lately? I was visiting family in Tennessee last week and while driving in from Atlanta, I had a chance to see some of the devastation that was left after the Tornado's rolled in from Alabama. I've lived in Florida and watched the Atlantic...

How does African American skin react to stressful situations? According to Stretch Dowse, MD, a Victorian Physician of 1887, he makes the statement that "Some physicians suggest that stress may be responsible for 75% of all diseases in the Western world, including skin diseases (e.g....

Although the sun is accused as being the culprit for most causes of what is seen as hyperpigmentation, that's not necessarily so in African American skin. Should you still run into the sun at high noon just because you have the great protection of melanin? Absolutely not! The disadvantage...

Antioxidants are natural substances made up of vitamins and minerals and have an important role in skin aging and face products especially when it comes to African American skin. Antioxidants can fight off "free radicals". There's that word again "free radicals". What the heck are free...

Hyaluronic acid is a must for healthy looking skin. When your skin lacks sufficient amounts of it, it begins to look dull, ashy, gray and sallow. The Role of Hyaluronic Acid in African American Skin Care How Hyaluronic Acid Works When Caring For African American Skin Regardless of the...

Caring for Dry African American Skin Did you know that time and age are the main constituents as to why moisture levels in your skin take a dip? Even though dryness can be controlled to varying degrees, external and internal factors can cause a once soft, well-hydrated complexion to look...

 

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