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Should you start multi-masking?

The quick and easy answer: probably so.But what is multi-masking? It’s is the process of applying two different masks that are meant to target your multiple skincare issues at once. We’ve all heard that doing a mask once or twice a week is great for hydration, brightening, acne prevention, etc. But, what we hadn’t really realized was that many of us have multiple...

How to actually clean your face

Over the years, I’ve realized that there is a better, more efficient way to cleanse your face. As a beauty editor, I realized this through many expert interviews and interactions. Cleaning your face to its best is a process, and many women, not surprisingly, have been doing it wrong.First, Remember Your Key Factors:The temperature of the water: should be luke warm, not scolding...

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)

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 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...