Black May Not Crack but Will Crumble? Effects of the Sun on Black Skin

“Black don’t crack” is often a phrase of endearment among the Black community when referencing an elder that looks good. What if I told you your Black could crack? That is if you don’t take care of it, of course. We often neglect the use of suncare. UV Rays can have damaging effects on the […]

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Free Resources for Content Creators to Use While Social Distancing

The Corona Virus has taken over many lives. In the wake of this pandemic, a lot of content creators and influencers are offering free or deeply discounted access to their courses. This is an opportunity to spend your quarantine time learning how to perfect your content and grow your community! Here are a couple of […]

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3 Beauty Tasks to Tackle Before the Heat!

Warmer weather is on the horizon. There are a couple of things you might want to check off your “to-do” list before you shake the winter blues. Book that facial! There are certain treatments that estheticians only perform in cooler weather. These are generally chemical peels. I am on a mission to have a makeup-free […]

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Relax, Relate, Release! 5 Tips to Take Care of Yourself!

Drowning. Being held underwater without being let up for air. It all started in September of 2018. I was so excited to take a job that was in my field of social work. Also, it was with my dream population in DC of all places. That dream soon became a nightmare. My boss was worse […]

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Coloured Raine – Queen of Hearts: A Review!

There are many reasons why I like Coloured Raine Cosmetics. First, Coloured Raine is a black owned cosmetic company created by Loraine Dowdy. She created this brand to include highly pigmented cosmetics for women of all shades. Second, Coloured Raine delivers just that- highly pigmented products. Description and Experience As pictured, the Queen of Hearts […]

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Oily Skin 101

Shiny, grease pot, “I can fry chicken on my face”? These are the common terms and phrases you hear from people with oily skin. Do I have oily Skin? If you have oily skin, your face will look and feel shiny. Here are some other telltale signs that you have oily skin: Large Pores Large, […]

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Hyperpigmentation 101

What is Hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation is condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin color, forms deposits in the skin. There are different types of hyperpigmentation. There is UV induced hyperpigmentation which comes from […]

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Self-Care Checklist!

Everyone likes to think that self-care is a one-day thing. Self-care is a continuous practice. Are your daily actions meeting your daily needs? Here are a couple of questions that can help you determine your self-care level! Are you eating nourishing food? Drinking enough water? Staying clean? Taking care of your daily hygiene? Exercising? Daily? […]

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Dream Chasing: I’m in Esthetics School

I’ve always had a knack for all things beauty. Hair, makeup, and skincare have always been my thing. So I decided to learn more about skincare! I enrolled in Esthetics School at Bennett Career Institute! What is Esthetics?? Esthetics is a branch of anatomical science that deals with the overall health and well-being of the […]

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Favorite High-end Deep Conditioners!

Deep conditioning is apart of my weekly hair routine. I typically pick a deep conditioner based on what my hair needs. With the colder months approaching, I am focusing on moisture. It is also important for me to deep condition as I have color treated hair. Here are a few of my favorite deep conditioners! […]

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