Behind The Mask With Sephora

Okay. So this whole thing about beauty products from Korea, or K-Beauty, as it’s commonly referred to, has been trending for a few years now. BB and CC creams have been all the rage for quite some time, but I never jumped on the bandwagon per se because those products don’t look good on darker skin and I was under…

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Sun Protection: Keep That Melanin In Check

You’ve seen the hashtags across social media — #Melanin. #MelaninMonday. #UnapologiciallyMelanated. Melanin is the pigment that gives color to the skin, hair and eyes. It’s also an adjective used across social media to invoke a sense of pride among those of African descent and a cause to be celebrated. And it’s a source of sun protection for those with a…

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What The Hell Is Micellar Water?

As a beauty aficionado, I am always on the hunt for what’s hot and poppin’ on the beauty scene.  For a while now, I’ve been seeing other beauty junkies wax poetic on the virtues of micellar water and all of the wonderful and glorious things it can do.  Passively, I thought that it was just a glorified facial toner, but…

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Raccoon Eyes: Banishing Dark Circles

Besides the obvious complaint of demolishing fine lines or acne, if you were to take a poll on the one thing a person would want to change about their skin, getting rid of dark circles would top the list.  Having dark circles, whether minimal or deep discoloration, can be the bane of existence for many people.  So what causes dark…

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Dry As The Desert: The Skinny On Dehydrated Skin

Lately my skin has been going nuts.  I’ve been experiencing more breakouts and my skin seems oiler than ever and dry at the same time.  Ever since ol’ man winter decided to come out from hiding, my skin is in a state of confusion.  I’m so not used to this behavior! Usually, when it’s colder, my skin tends to “act”…

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