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Do Brown And Dark Skin Women Need Sunblock?

The quick answer: yep. There’s no way around this. While brown and darker skin has a natural “protection” against sun damage and sun burn from their increased amount of melanin, the truth is that they still need to wear sunscreen.Some women with darker skin may have a natural SPF of 13, but that doesn’t mean that more SPF isn’t required and that you...

Every Skincare Question You Have, Answered (Part 1)

ll 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 thing with acne in my opinion is the...

The one tool that’ll help you properly apply your lashes

It’s here: the solution to the only reason not to wear faux lashes. Maybe I’m late to the party, but I just realized how the  Sephora Bulls Eye Lash Applicator will save your false lash life and ample time before heading out.What I learned in my beauty editor days was that one of the common reasons most women won’t play around with fake lashes is because...

Does Waterlining Really Make A Difference? It Did For Me

I’ve read a lot of posts about a quick trick to attaining sultry eyes: waterling. However, I didn’t start wearing the trend until about a week ago and it was out of desperation. I don’t think I had anything in my bag other than an eye pencil and a friend of mine asked me to go to a bar unexpectedly. I don’t like using eye pencils to line the top of my eyes (I...

An ode to the unkempt, somewhat bushy eyebrows

They’re slightly thick, lush and heavily un-plucked. They’re no longer waxed to the extremities of skinny, overarched lines residing above our eyes. Instead, they may be threaded, carefully so, to give the appearance of a cleanly groomed, wide eye.We’re talking about the almost unkempt, slightly bushy eyebrows. They’re here, there and everywhere. Once praised for...