[WATCH] My Skincare Routine for Combination Skin, Updated

  Seven steps. It seems like a lot, but the routine is peaceful and ingrained in my morning routine. The only thing is, I’ve switched up some of my products from what I was using before. The majority of my skincare depends heavily on my lifestyle and location. For example, when I was working in…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Having an Actual Skincare Routine

They say you’re supposed to really begin the journey of skincare in your early 20s. But you’d be surprised at how many brown women still haven’t honed in on their perfect skincare routine, even in their 30s and 40s. Skincare is simple, to some extent. It’s about 1) understanding your skin’s needs, 2) finding products…

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How to Find Your Undertone

Undertones are so underrated. They mean everything (well, sometimes) when it comes to finding your best makeup choices, especially foundation and certain shades of lipsticks. There are basically 3 undertones: Warm, Cool and Neutral. The Quick Way Put a gold and a silver piece of accessory up to your face. Which looks more flattering: the…

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Ask the Expert: 6 Skincare Questions Brown Women Always Ask

Licensed medical aesthetician and creator of Urban Skin Rx, Rachel Roff, honestly answers six typical skincare questions for Brown women.   Besides drinking more water, what are the best tactics for Black women to keep their skin ultra hydrated in the cold months? The winter elements can be harsh on skin so it’s important to…

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Overcoming Me and Mama’s Eczema

Mama’s battle with eczema began with an itchiness from barely-there fine bumps that only she could see in the mirror, before covering them with face powder. She was the 30-year old single mom and daughter of a nurse, so heading to the doctor every time a small thing came up just wasn’t the mindset. There…

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